July 15, 2004 Issue

S.T. Darisaw
Mr. S.T. Darisaw of Louisville died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, at Old Heritage Nursing Home.

Mr. Darisaw, a native of Johnson County, had lived in Jefferson County most of his life. He was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church. He was a retiree of Coffee Construction after 50 years of service.

The funeral was July 10 at 3 p.m. at Pine Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Wright White Jr. officiating and the Rev. Peter Sparks assisting. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Minnie Lue Darisaw; daughters, Dorothy Scott, Teresa Brooks, Annette Williams and Jeanette Hickson, all of Louisville; adopted son, Willie J. Miller of Louisville; eight children he reared, Ruby Miller, Lutisha Taylor, Agnes Frances, Joe Wright, Janice Hill, Sharon Tucker, Telly Tucker and Flem Tucker; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two sons-in-law; one daughter-in-law; three sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers were Eric Darisaw, Vinson Miller, Wayne Darisaw, Eugene Natson Jr., Rufus Florence and Charlie Brady.

Honorary pallbearers were Deacons and trustees of Pine Hill Baptist Church.

Garrer Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Lessie Bell Jordan
Mrs. Lessie Bell Jordan of Fayetteville died Saturday, June 19, 2004.

Mrs. Jordan, a native of Jefferson County, was the daughter of the late Mamie Marion and Ike Bethea Jr. She attended Jefferson County School System and joined Pine Hill Baptist Church at an early age. She is predeceased by her husband, Obadiah "Obe" Jordan Sr., and her son, Obadiah Jordan Jr.

Funeral services were June 26 at 1 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church in Atlanta.

Survivors include her daughter, Anne (Glover) Graves, Fayetteville; a daughter-in-law, Ethel Lockhart Jordan, Atlanta; her sisters, Mrs. Ada Lee Smith, Wrens, Mrs. Annie L. James, New Haven, Ct.; her brothers, Ike Bethea III, Sam Willie Bethea and Samuel Bethea, Atlanta; sister-in-law, Mrs. Marie Jordan, Waycross; two granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

Annie S. Roberts
Mrs. Annie S. Roberts of Augusta died Thursday, July 8, 2004, at Medical College of Georgia.

Mrs. Roberts, a native of Glascock County, joined Bible Way Church and later moved her membership to Greater Mt. Cannan Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Neal, and a brother, Joe Neal.

The funeral was July 14 at 11:30 a.m. at Gilbert-Lumbuth Chapel with Pastor Robert Smith officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olive Memorials Gardens.

Survivors include a son, Clinton Roberts, Augusta; a daughter, Fernanda Roberts, Atlanta; her mother, Mrs. Laura Lee Neal, Sparta; her brothers, Mr. Willie Neal, Sparta, and Edward Neal, Augusta; four sisters, Mrs. Lillie Durham, Mr. Ida Davis, Ms. Nina Neal and Mrs. Betty Dorsey, all of Augusta; two aunts, Mrs. Mattie P. Mitts, Wrens, and Mrs. Evelyn Smith, Waynesboro; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The Historic Dent's Undertaking Establishment was in charge of the arrangements.

Louise Gregory Hadden
Mrs. Louise Gregory Hadden, 85, of Gibson died Friday, July 9, 2004, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Hadden, a native of Jefferson County, lived in Glascock County most of her life. She was a member of the Gibson Church of God. She was predeceased by her husband, Woodrow "Dig" Hadden.

The funeral was July 11 at 4 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Steve Lamb officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, Lester and Barbara Hadden and Charles and Elizabeth Hadden, Gibson, and Jerry Hadden Sr., Augusta; two sisters, Frances Coxville, Gibson, and Ella Mae Guy, Augusta; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Lane Hadden, David Williams, Gregg Kelley, Bayne Kelley, Daniel Rodgers and Ryan Phillips.

Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Harriette Camp McMillan
Mrs. Harriette Camp McMillan, 72, of Suwanee died Sunday, July 5, 2004, at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Gwinnett County.

Mrs. McMillan, a native of Clarke County, was a member of Johns Creek United Methodist Church in Duluth. She was a member of the National Association of Womens Gymnastics Judges for 32 years and retired from the Fulton County School System.

The funeral was July 11 at 5 p.m. in the chapel of Crowell Brothers Funeral Home in Norcross with the Rev. Brigitte T. French officiating. Graveside services were July 12 at 2 p.m. at Bartow City Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughter, Beth Whitson, Suwanee, and Willena Moye, Atlanta; a brother, Albert Camp, Lubbock, Texas; and three grandchildren.

Crowell Brothers Funeral Home, Norcross, was in charge of funeral arrangements. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of graveside services.

Zona Brett Palmer
Mrs. Zona Brett Palmer, 87, of Bartow died Sunday, July 11, 2004, at Heritage of Old Capital, Louisville.

Mrs. Palmer, a native of Washington County, was a homemaker and a member of the Wadley Baptist Church.

Graveside services were July 13 at 11 a.m. at Bartow City Cemetery with the Rev. David Walker officiating.

Survivors include her daughter, Pam Palmer, Louisville; a sister-in-law, Gertrude Brett, Kite; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Wadley Baptist Church, Wadley, GA 30477.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



The News and Farmer P.O. Box 487 Louisville, GA 30434
(478) 625-7722 or (706) 547-6629 - (478) 625-8816 fax
E-mail us at:

Website designed and maintained by John Kitchens Website Design.

Send mail to webmaster with questions
or comments about this web site.
Information is subject to change without notice.