Obituaries
April 1, 2004 Issue

Dorothy Buxton Coleman
Mrs. Dorothy Buxton Coleman, 47, of Gibson died Tuesday, March 23, 2004.

Mrs. Coleman, a native of Burke County, was a spot welder at Air Balance Inc. in Wrens. She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Girard.

The funeral was March 25 at 2 p.m. at Bethel Methodist Church, Glascock County, with the Revs. Bill Daniel and Lonnie E. McCall Sr. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Crystal McCall, Mitchell, and Faith Ann Coleman, Augusta; three sons, Leon Coleman, Gibson, Allen Coleman, Thomson, and Tracy Coleman, Gibson; her father, Ben F. Buxton Jr., Girard; her mother, Mildred Reddick Buxton, Sardis; one brother, Larry Buxton, Girard; and one sister, Kay Wilson, Perkins; and 10 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were David Usry, Lonnie Wilson, Joey Welch, Billy Brasher, Mike Bailey, Larry Prickett, Lee Hobbs and Ricky Prickett.

Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Luella Haynes
Mrs. Luella Haynes of Wrens died Thursday, March 25, 2004.

Mrs. Haynes is the daughter of the late Issac and Madie Jenkins.

The funeral was March 28 at 3 p.m. at Wrens Chapel AME Church with Pastor Lugenia Johnson officiating. Burial was in Sugar Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty (Ralph) Jordan and Alice Mae (Henry) Smith, both of Wrens; and a daughter-in-law, Mary Mayo, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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


Jeanne Louise Prescott
Mrs. Jeanne Louise Prescott, 72, of Columbus died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at the Medical Center.

Mrs. Prescott, a native of Danville, Ill., had lived in Columbus since 1950. She was the daughter of the late James Herbert Runyan and Marguerite Amelia Citizen Runyan. She played the piano at the Hamilton Nursing Home for many years. She was an active member of the Mohina Woods Garden Club, formerly a member of the Azalea Garden Club and the P.T.A. She was a St. Francis Auxiliary Volunteer and a volunteer with Contact with over 1000 hours. She was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church.

The funeral was March 24 at 2 p.m. at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary Macon Road Chapel with the Revs. William Smith and Mark Chandler officiating. Burial was in Parkhill Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, James Prescott; a daughter and her husband, Margie and Ruben Swint, Snellville; a son and his wife, Tommy and Nancy Prescott, Columbus; a grandson, Christopher Swint, Snellville; two granddaughters, Riley Prescott and Blair Prescott, both of Columbus; two brothers-in-law, Charles Prescott and Walter Prescott, both of Wrens; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 707 Center Street, Columbus, GA 31901 or to Rose Hill Baptist Church, 2100 Hamilton Street, Columbus, GA 31904.

Striffler-Hamby Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

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