July 24, 2003 Issue

Albert L. "Daddy" Gibbons
Mr. Albert L. "Daddy" Gibbons, 51, of Louisville died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mr. Gibbons, a native of Jefferson County, lived here most of his life. He was a member of Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church.

The funeral was July 16 at 2 p.m. at Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his brothers and sisters, Joe Gibbons, Louisville, Sam Gibbons, Augusta, Josephine Durden and Charlie Durden, Wadely, Lillie Mae Dates, Pittsburg, Va. and Jerome Jordan, Jacksonville, Fla.; his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Gibbons, Louisville; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Dixon M. Glover
Mr. Dixon M. Glover, 79, of Atlanta died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at DeKalb Medical Center.

Mr. Glover grew up in Monticello and graduated from North Georgia College. He was a World War II veteran and returned to receive his masters degree from the University of Georgia. He was an educator serving for 38 years as a teacher, coach and principal beginning in Dublin, Wrens, Commerce and Cartersville. He retired as principal from Druid Hills High School of Atlanta after 13 years. He served as a field representative of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators. He was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Decatur. He was a member of the Laurel Ridge Lodge Lions Club and a member of the Atlanta Senior Golfers Association.

A memorial service was held July 16 at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Adams Glover; a daughter, Callie Spencer, Duluth; his sons, Dixon Glover III, Houston, Tex., Robert T. Glover, Ponte Vedra, Fla., and Allen A. Glover, Grayson; a sister, Mary K. Tamson, Danville, Va.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A.S. Turner and Sons was in charge of the arrangements.

Jewel H. Jennings
Mrs. Jewel H. Jennings, 85, of Gibson Health and Rehabilitation Center died Friday, July 18, 2003.

Mrs. Jennings, a native of Jefferson County, was preceded in death by her sister, Nellie Hadden.

The funeral was July 21 at 2 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Marvin Goodman officiating. Burial was in West View Cemetery in Augusta.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Lillie "Inez" Landrum Usry
Mrs. Lillie "Inez" Landrum Usry, 85, of Gibson died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Usry, a native of Glascock County, was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church in Gibson. She was the wife of the late Jessie Usry. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Melinda Anderson.

The funeral was July 18 at 3 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Doug Mays, Marvin Goodman and Terry Addis officiating. Burial was at Magnolia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her sons, Algernon Usry, Stapleton, Kenneth Usry, Wrens, Harold Usry, Sandersville and Garry Usry, Thomson; her daughters, Edith Walden, Augusta, Wanda Metz, Oconee and Lynne Jenkins, Thomson; a sister, Virginia Thigpan, Hiawassee; a godson, Sidney L. Usry, San Diego, Ca.; and 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her grandsons.

Memorials may be made to the Magnolia Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, was in charge of the arrangements.

Jessie Roy Robertson
Mr. Jessie Roy Robertson of Wadley died Monday, July 14, 2003.

The funeral was July 19 at 11 a.m. at Gordon Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Freddie Lewis officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie Thompson Roberson; a stepson, Eddie Gamble, Moncks Corner, SC; two sisters, Clemmie Johnson, NY, and Mary England, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

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