April 29, 2004 Issue

Jack Terry Ellenberg Sr.
Mr. Jack Terry Ellenberg Sr., 67, of Hephzibah died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at University Hospital.

The funeral was April 28 at 2 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Moore officiating. Burial was in the Davisboro City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Ellenberg; a son, Jack Terry and Sonia Ellenberg Jr., Augusta; three daughters, Belinda and Rick Rameriz, Linda Renea and Tony Barnes, and Pamela and Mike Gregory, all of Hephzibah; a brother, H.G. Ellenberg, Warner Robins; two sisters, Margaret Wahlumuth, Kansas City, Mo., Neil Rogers, Augusta; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Tony Moore, Paul Rogers, Jim Rogers, Eddie Williams, Tim Flakes, Jack Godown Jr., David Ennis and Robbie Huff.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Nancy Bufort Lamb McNeely
Mrs. Nancy Bufort Lamb McNeely of Americus died Tuesday, April 20, 2004.

Mrs. McNeely, a native of Augusta, was the daughter of Dowe Peterson Carter of Americus and Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Lamb of Grovetown. She taught in the Jefferson County School System. She was also a respiratory therapist at Sumnter Regional Hospital and Crisp Regional Hospital. She was a NALS and CPR instructor. She earned degrees at Georgia Southwestern University, University of Georgia and California College for Health Science.

Graveside services were April 23 at 11 a.m. in the Wadley Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Harrison officiating.

Survivors include her husband, Michael S. McNeely; her parents, Dowe Peterson Carter and Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Lamb; two brothers, Pound and Elizabeth Lamb, Nashville, and Richie Lamb; a sister, Nancy Lamb; her grandmother, Mary Julia Peterson, Wadley; a nephew, Clay Peterson Lamb, Nashville; and her constant companion, Dolly.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Americus and Sumter County, P.O. Box 1434, Americus, GA 31709.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Amie Prescott
Mrs. Amie Prescott, 88, of Wrens died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at Burke Medical Center.

Mrs. Prescott was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of the Matthews and Wrens communities. She was a member of the Wrens Church of the Nazarene. She is preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Beatrice Johnson; her husband, William Lee Prescott; a son, Bryant Prescott; a sister Mozelle Newman; and a daughter-in-law Barbara Prescott.

The funeral was April 27 at 2 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William Ansley officiating. Burial was in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, Norwood Prescott, Keysville, Rowan "Roy" and Linda Prescott, Hephzibah, and Hank Prescott, Wrens; four daughters, Bernice P. and Bill Arrington, Matthews, Helen P. Howard, Augusta, Janice P. and Bruce Dowdy, Wrens, and Wanda P. and Johnny McGahee, Stapleton; a daughter-in-law, Sherry Huff Prescott, Keysville; 18 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren; six great great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Johnson, Stellaville; and two sisters, Dorothy Edgar, Augusta and Barbara Moore, Wrightsville.

Pallbearers were Jeff Arrington, Samuel McGahee, Tanny Prescott, Steve Howard, Jimmy Pittman, Alan Rabun and Tommy Poole.

Memorials may be made to the Wrens Church of the Nazarene, 17400 Highway 1, North, Wrens, GA 30833.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



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