Obituaries
October 30, 2003 Issue

Carolyn Mock Anderson
Mrs. Carolyn Mock Anderson, 73, of Sylvania died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mrs. Anderson, a native of Screven County, was a member of the Sylvania First Baptist Church where she served as Director of the Women's Missionary Union and a member of the Catherine Hillis WMU Group and the Virginia Sunday School Class. She was a retired beautician. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Caroleigh Bazemore Mock and her twin sister, Marilyn Mock Walker.

The funeral was Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at Sylvania First Baptist Church with the Rev. Horace Lariscy III, Rev. Lonnie Norris and Mrs. Linda Lariscy officiating. Burial was in the Screven County Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, William R. "Buddy" Anderson; a daughter, Rebecca A. (Lee) Woods, Stapleton; a son, Larry A. (Karen) Anderson, Sylvania; a brother, Leonard (Nell S.) Mock Jr., Sylvania; a brother-in-law, Alston Walker, Newington; two grandsons, Alan Anderson, Sylvania and Mitchell Woods, Stapleton; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Len Mock, Lee Mock, Jarrad Mock, Clint Shepard, Tom Avret, Clifford Bazemore, William Triplett and Donnie Hopkins.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Catherine Hillis WMU Group and the Virginia Sunday School Class of Sylvania First Baptist Church.

Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home, Sylvania, was in charge of the arrangements.



Robert Hyman Blocker Jr.
Mr. Robert Hyman Blocker Jr., 75, of Wadley died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mr. Blocker, a native of Toombs County, had lived in Wadley most of his life. He retired after 46 years as a merchant and used car dealer. He was a member of Wadley Baptist Church.

The funeral was Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. at Wadley Baptist Church. Burial was in the Wadley City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Melvina Blocker; two sons, Robert Dana Blocker of Louisville and Michael W. Blocker of Wadley; three step-sons, Tilla Raines, Brooklyn, NY, Thad Raines, Bartow and Steve Raines, Wadley; a step-daughter, Della R. Rachel, Bartow; a brother, Jimmy Blocker, Wadley; a sister, Mary E. Reynolds, Boca Raton, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; six step-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Robbie Blocker, Chad Blocker, Chase Blocker, Anthony Dukes, Joe Nasworthy, Ralph Sandeford, Josh Raines and Boone Blackburn.

Memorials may be made to the Wadley Baptist Church Building Fund.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Stephanie Walden Davis
Mrs. Stephanie Walden Davis, 29, of Louisville died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Mrs. Davis, a native of Jefferson County, attended Louisville High School and was a graduate with a CNA from Swainsboro Technical College. She was a former employee of the Heritage of Old Capital and presently employed at the Emanuel Medical Center.

The funeral was Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Wadley, with the Revs. Marque C. Johnson, Gary Hackett Jr., Herman Baker and Tyrone Hinkins officiating. Burial was in the San Clair Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Vincent Davis Jr.; her children, Gregory Devonte' Hunter and Cameron Tyresc Davis, Louisville; her parents, Mark and Ella Dogan Walden, Louisville; siblings, Andrac Dixon, Wadley, Maurice Walden, Crystal Walden, Natasha Kittles and Marcus Walden, Louisville; her grandmother, Louise Holloway, Louisville; mother-in-law, Brenda Joyce Davis, Midville; father-in-law, Robert Vincent Davis Sr., Philadelphia, Pa.; grandmother-in-law, Dessie Lockhart, Wadley; aunts and uncles, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Graveside services for newborn twins, Kris Palmer Fields and Kristy Palmer Fields, born to Kenneth Fields and Ella Palmer were held Oct. 27 at the Lone Star Society Cemetery, Louisville, with Pastor Robert Stokes officiating.



Sara Almeater Perry
Mrs. Sara Almeater Perry, 78, of Centerville died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003.

Mrs. Perry was a charter member of New Hope Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Jones County High School. She was preceded in death by husbands, Robert Earl King Sr., Norman J. Avant and Ben Perry.

The funeral was Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church with the Revs. Bob Hamilton and Len Woodard officiating. Burial was in Haddock Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, Robert Earl (Linda) King Jr., Centerville; sisters, Louise Hinson, Jones County and Violet Garrett, Wadley; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Houston County, 103 Westridge Drive, Warner Robins, GA 31088.

Hart's Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.



Johnnie Brooks Habersham Sr.
Mr. Johnnie Brooks Habersham Sr., 74, died Oct. 18, 2003.

Mr. Habersham, a native of Jefferson County, was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Fleming Habersham. He lived the majority of his adult life in Savannah. He was a member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church where he served on the Trustee Board, Treasurer of the Building Fund, Senior Choir, Sons of Allen and Voices of Joy.

The funeral was Oct. 25 at noon at Bethel AME Church in Savannah.

Survivors include his wife, Alfreida Williams Habersham; three children, Rev. Janet Renee Habersham, Mitchellville, Md., Johnnie Brooks Habersham Jr., Boston, Mass. and Joseph Bruce (Rhonda) Habersham, Savannah; three brothers, Jimmie (Jean) Habersham, Columbus, Freddie Habersham, Philadelphia, Pa., and Robert (Vivian) Habersham, Panama City, Fla.; seven sisters, Bessie Thomas and Alice Parker, Briston, Pa., Josephine (Roosevelt) McCrea, Channye Drayton and Emma (Robert) Wilson, Philadelphia, Margaret Owens and Julia (Willie) Wilcher, Savannah; two granddaughters; brothers and sisters-in-law; one aunt, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Sexton Hall Mortuary Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.



Louise McGahee Neal
Mrs. Louise McGahee Neal, 73, of Thomson died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003.

Mrs. Neal, a native of McDuffie County, was a former employee of the Stapleton Garment Factory and a homemaker.

The funeral was Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. in the Curtis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronald Young officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery.

Survivors include her son, Tony (Sharon) Colvin, Bartow; grandchildren, Brandy and Joel Hiebert, Bartow; a great-grandchild, Katelyn Hiebert, Bartow; one sister, Nettie Sims, Keysville; three brothers, John McGahee, Dearing, Talmadge McGahee and William McGahee, both of Thomson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers were Callaway Workman, Ricky McGahee, Matt Sims, Jeff Allen, Mack McGahee and Buzzy Dent.

Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Hospice Care, 2260 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta, GA 30904.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


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