October 16, 2003 Issue

Janie L. Jones
Mrs. Janie L. Jones, 61, of Wrens died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003.

Mrs. Jones, a native of Emanuel County, lived in Wrens for many years. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roland O. Jones and two brothers, Larry Peebles and Ronnie Peebles.

The funeral was Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Ford and the Rev. Marvin Goodman officiating. Burial was in Lamb Cemetery in Emanuel County.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Dowdy and Stephanie Sanders, both of Wrens; two sons, Vincent Jones, Avera, and Paul B. Jones, Wrens; her mother, Ethel Peebles, Swainsboro; five brothers, Edward Peebles, Savannah, Danny Peebles, Adrian, Joey Peebles, Donnie Peebles, Jimmy Peebles, Swainsboro; four sisters, Joann Reynolds, Paula Wheeler, Bete Claxton, Swainsboro, and Barbara English, Twin City; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Kenny Jones, Jodie Peebles, Brian Claxton, Paul Wheeler, Terry Reynolds and James Claxton.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Davie Lamar McBride
Deacon Davie Lamar McBride died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003.

Deacon McBride, a native of Burke County, was a graduate of Wrens High School Class of 1979 and a graduate of South Carolina State College in 1984. He was employed as a counselor for the state of Georgia at the Augusta Diversion Center. He was a member of the Georgia High School Referee Association and he served as a Deacon at Peel Grove Baptist Church in Vidette. He was preceded in death by his father, Otis McBride and his wife, Diane McBride.

The funeral was Oct. 11 at Rock Creek Baptist Church in Waynesboro with the Revs. Lee Edward Jones, Bobby Williams Jr. and Dr. David Kemp officiating. Burial was in Spring Bethel Church Cemetery in Louisville.

Survivors include a son, Davie McBride Jr.; a daughter, Alicia McBride; a stepdaughter, Tamika Roberts, all of Wrens; a daughter, Victory McBride, South Carolina; his mother, Alice McBride, Wrens; five brothers, Johnny McBride, Leeotis (Ethel) McBride, Waynesboro, Melvin (Vera) McBride, Wrens, Ray Charles (Alice) Smith, Louisville, Gary Jones and Craig (Lowanda) McBride, all of Wrens; three sisters, Mary F. Walker, Wrens, Gloriasteen (Wayne) Williams, Augusta and Brenda (Eddy) Williams, Keysville; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Newt Oliphant, Wrens; and a host of aunts, great-aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Carter's Mortuary, Waynesboro, was in charge of the arrangements.

Annette McNair Patterson
Mrs. Annette McNair Patterson, 48 of Stapleton died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003.

The funeral was Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. at Harts Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie L. Jones officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her mother, Marie McNair, Stapleton; three daughters, Latricia Drayton, Thomson, Latisia McNair, Stapleton and Felicia Patterson, Gainesville, Fla.; a son, Elton Patterson, Stapleton; four brothers, Alton Douglas, Newark, N.J., Robert Brown, Atlanta, Harry James McNair and James Richard McNair, both of Stapleton; four sisters, Louise Douglas, Newark, Bobbie McNair and Jo Ann McNair, both of Miami, Fla., and Vickey Stanford, Wadley; and two grandchildren.

Burnett Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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