January 29, 2004 Issue

Harriet L. Farmer
Miss Harriet L. Farmer, 89, of Louisville died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at Jefferson Hospital.

Miss Farmer, a native of Louisville, was the daughter of the late Robert Lewis and Elizabeth Little Farmer Sr. She was a retired kindergarten teacher after 40 years of teaching. She was a member of the Associate Reform Presbyterian Church in Louisville where she was a Sunday School teacher for 70 years.

Graveside services were held Jan. 25 at 2:30 p.m. in the Louisville City Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Hendrick officiating.

Survivors include three nieces, Doris Farmer Irwin, Roswell, Martha Farmer Bears, Inkom, Id., and Mary Farmer, Elicott City, Md.

Pallbearers were John Mancin, John Murphy, Dr. Jim Polhill, Joe Cox, Sam Clark and Dr. John Bloomer Sr.

Memorials may be made to Louisville Associate Reform Presbyterian Church, 824 Walnut St., Louisville, GA 30434.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Juston Dogan Sr.
Mr. Juston Dogan Sr., 77, of Louisville died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Mr. Dogan, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of New Hope AME Church where he served as a Steward, Trustee, Church Treasurer and Finance Committee for over 20 years. He was employed at Burns Manufacturing (located at the same sight as Thermo King) and several skilled jobs before retiring after 27 years in 1990 from Thermo King/Ingersoll Rand.

The funeral was Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. at New Hope AME Church with the Revs. Robert Edwards, Perry Daniels, Dennis Thompson and Fredrick Ricks officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Dora I. Dogan; his children, Willie Mae (Joe) Thompson, Jutson "JD" (Gail) Dogan Jr., Catherine (Charles) Hilton, Walter (Linda) Dogan, Glenise (Lester) Dixon, Geneva Dogan, Billy Dogan Sr. and Bessie (Gene) Boyd, Louisville, Dr. Janette Dogan, Warner Robins, Mae Frances Dogan-Sampson, Augusta, Bobby (Vanessa) Dogan, Wadley and Belinda Dogan, Conyers; one sister, Jennie M. Braddy, Louisville; 17 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several other relatives.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Brian Keith Allen
Mr. Brian Keith Allen, 32, of St. Marys died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004.

Mr. Allen, a native of Savannah, has been a lifelong resident of St. Marys. He attended Camden local schools and was a 1989 graduate of Camden County High. He was employed by Gilman Paper Co. for 13 years until it closed. He was working with Edo Miller Camden Chapel as an apprentice funeral director and embalmer while going to mortuary school. He attended Lighthouse Church of God.

The funeral was Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. at Lighthouse Church of God with the Rev. Bobby woods officiating. Burial was in Lawnwood Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Shanda Allen; a son, C.J. Allen; his parents, Harry and Sue Allen, Kingsland; and two brothers, Eric (Marla) Allen, Woodbine, and Steve (Elaine) Allen, St. Marys.

Pallbearers were Ron Kelley, Ricky Kelley, Vic Hall, Shannon Gibson, Shane Grews and Donnie Sylvester.

Edo Miller Camden Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.

Agnes Lucille Prickett
Mrs. Agnes Lucille Prickett, 82, of Wrens died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004.

Mrs. Prickett, a native of Burke County, had lived in Wrens most of her life. She is preceded in death by her husband Andrew Prickett and two sons, Talmage Prickett and Samuel Prickett.

The funeral was Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Collison and Walt Smith officiating.

Survivors include one son, Donald Prickett, Matthews; six daughters, Betty Prickett, Wrens, Ann Unruh, Ark., Martha Tobias, Sardis, Ellen Swint, Augusta, Judy Flake, Sardis, and Alma Onley, Stapleton; one sister, Mamie Widener, Keysville; 33 grandchildren and 66 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Johnny Atkinson, Lonnie Stewart, Melvin Wells, Raymond Prickett, Allen Prickett and John McNeal.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Ola Mae Jones Robinson
Mrs. Ola Mae Jones Robinson of Bartow died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, in Dublin.

The funeral was Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. at Jones Chapel CME Church with the Rev. Mack Thomas officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include five daughter, Louise Dixon, Long Beach, Calif., Corine Daniels, Newark, NJ, Willie Jean Hicks, Jacksonville, Fla., Betty Jean Tarver, East Dublin, and Mary Lee Coston, Newport News, Va.; four sons, Remus Robinson and Alvin Robinson, Syracuse, NY, Verlon Robinson, Albany, and Quincey Robinson, Bartow.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Irene LaFavor Usry
Mrs. Irene LaFavor Usry, 97, of Gibson died Thuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Gibson Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Usry, a native of Johnson County, had lived in Glascock County most of her life. She was a member of the Gibson United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for 35 years. She graduated from Wrens Institute with a teaching certificate. She earned a B.S. degree from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville. She also received her Master's of Education degree from Georgia Southern College in Statesboro. She was retired from the Georgia school system where she taught in Glascock and Jefferson counties for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by two sons, Robert and Marvin Usry.

The funeral was Jan. 22 at 11 a.m. at Gibson United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Seaman officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, James (Mary) Usry, Harlem, and Doug (Nancy) Usry, Americus; one daughter, Clara Milburn, Gibson; 18 grandchildren and a host of great and great great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her grandsons.

Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



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