September 11, 2003 Issue

Mary Francis Josey Evans
Mrs. Mary Francis Josey Evans, 86, of Bartow died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Dublinair Nursing Home in Dublin.

Mrs. Evans, born in Washington County, was a lifelong resident of Bartow. She was a graduate of Bartow High School and attended the State College for Women in Milledgeville. She was a member of Bartow United Methodist Church, a homemaker and an artist.

The funeral was Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. at Bartow United Methodist Church with the Rev. Billy Howell officiating. Burial was in the Bartow City Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Jean Dupree, Swainsboro; a son, Wiley Clark Evans III, Bartow; a sister, Mrs. A.H. Hembree Jr., Anniston, Ala.; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Mark Williams, Jeff Maile, Chip Evans, Matt Evans, Josh Hunnicutt, Fred Evans, Don Evans and Angli Brooks.

Memorials may be made to the Bartow United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 173, Bartow, GA 30413.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Georgia Mae Lane
Ms. Georgia Mae Lane, 55, of Wrens died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003.

The funeral was Sept. 5 at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Aldred CME Church with the Rev. George Glenn officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include a son, David Lane; three sisters, Alberta Ruff, Eva Jean Smith and Jerlene Turner; two brothers, Raymond McNair and Sedrick McNair; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Beverly Gay Giseburt Moss
Ms. Beverly Gay Giseburt Moss, 54, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003, at Freeman Medical Center in Joplin, Mo.

Ms. Moss, a native of Pattonsburg, Mo., resided in Louisville for most of her life. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a retired legal secretary. She was a church organist, a former Cub Scout leader and taught crocheting and knitting classes. She was preceded in death by her father, Billy Gene Giseburt and her sister, Cheryl Jean Giseburt Seippel.

A memorial service was held Sept. 2 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Carthage, Mo. Her ashes were scattered into the ocean at Myrtle Beach, SC, on Sept. 6.

Survivors include three children, Brian Jeffrey Moss, Springfield, Mo., Amanda Sue Moss (Robert Joseph) Bisig, Peru, NY, and John Richard Moss, Denver, Colo.; her mother, Gloria Bradford Giseburt, Carthage; a sister, Sandra Sue Giseburt, Carthage; and a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Marie Bisig.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Knell's Mortuary of Carthage, Mo., was in charge of the arrangements.

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