Obituaries
July 29, 2004 Issue

Lucile Prescott Evans
Mrs. Lucile Prescott Evans, 88, of Lexington died Tuesday, July 20, 2004.

Mrs. Evans, a native of McDuffie County, was head teller with Citizens Banking Company. She was active in numerous civic organizations including UDC and Lexington Womens Club. She was a member of Lexington Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Nathan Lee and Gertrude Guy Prescott. She was predeceased by her husband, Ed Evans, and a brother, Eddie Lee Prescott.

The funeral was July 23 at 11 a.m. at Lexington Baptist Church with the Revs. Don Leaptrott and Harry Warren officiating. Burial was at 3 p.m. in Woodland Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her daughter, Nancy and J.K. McWhorter, Athens; two sons, Bill and Smokey Evans, Athens, and Joe Evans, Milledgeville; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Germany, Charlie Crawford, Emmett Caldwell, Wade Grant, Rollin Thaxton and Jacob Day.

Memorials may be made to Lexington Baptist Church.

Lord and Stephens Oglethorpe Chapel, Crawford, was in charge of the arrangements.


Mary Martha Langham
Mrs. Mary Martha Langham, 84, of Augusta, died Monday, July 19, 2004, at her residence.

Mrs. Langham, a native of Thomson, was a homemaker and a member of Curtis Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Bennie B. Langham.

The funeral was July 22 at 11 a.m. at PoteeSt Funeral Home, South Chapel with Dr. Mark Harris officiating. Burial was at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include two sons, Stanley B. Langham, Jacksonville, Fla., and William H. Langham, Warrenton; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Laura, Brett, Stephanie and Preston; and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Steve Langham, Colin Stoutamire, Ralph Starling, Keith Harris, Thomas Beckworth and Tim Tuten. Memorial contributions may be made to Curtis Baptist Church, 1326 Broad St., Augusta, GA 30901, or American Red Cross, 1322 Ellis St., Augusta, GA 30901.

Poteet Funeral Home, South, Augusta, was in charge of the arrangements.


Peter Nadel
Mr. Peter Nadel, 55, of Atlanta died Monday, July 26, 2004.

The funeral was July 28 at 4 p.m. at Lee's Funeral Home, Decatur. Burial will be July 29 at Green Lawn Cemetery, Pageland, SC.

Survivors include his daughter, Ginger and Skip Murray, Charleston, SC; his brothers, Marc and Sonia Nadel, Duluth, and Steve and Laura Nadel, Peachtree City; his parents, Ben and Lila Nadel, Louisville; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338 or Hospice of one's choice.

Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care of Eternal Light, Atlanta, was in charge of the arrangements.


Wiggerson Gibbons Sr.
Mr. Wiggerson Gibbons Sr. died Monday, July 19, 2004.

Mr. Gibbons was a native of Jefferson County.

The funeral was July 26 at 1 p.m. at Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church and Cemetery with the Rev. Abraham Gibbons officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Hill Gibbons of Elkhart, Ind.; his children, Angela Harden, Gracie Gibbons, Wiggerson Gibbons Jr., Tony Gibbons, Tyrone Gibbons and Levon Brantley, Louisville; his father, Edgar "Jetto" Gibbons, Louisville; father-in-law, Sylvester Hill Sr., Louisville; siblings, Gracie Jones, Calif., Cleo Stone, Sandersville, Pearlie M. Stone, Tommie Stone, Albert Stone, Ricky Stone, Davisboro, Fred Stone Jr., Milledgeville, Mary Hatcher, Savannah, Otis Gibbons, Louisville, John Gibbons, Robert Gibbons, Willie Gibbons, Tome Kelly, New Jersey, and Edward Gibbons, Ft. Lauderdale; eight grandchildren; six sisters-in-law, three brothers-in-law, two aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Justin Richard Smith
Mr. Justin Richard Smith, 21, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Sunday, July 18, 2004.

Mr. Smith was a graduate of Jefferson County High School where he played football. He was employed by Jacksonville U-Pull-A-Part and Save. He was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church, Wadley.

Graveside services were July 24 at 11 a.m. at Wadley Cemetery with the Rev. Patrick Owens officiating.

Survivors include his mother, Jacquelin Willingham; his father, Richard W. and Aletha Smith; his brothers, Charles Smith, Cecil Smith and Scott Griffis; his sisters, Andreana and Alton McNeely, Daria and Roger Fleming and Clara Smith; grandparents, Charles and Wynell Seymour, Mr. and Mrs. Archie C. Smith and Jeannine Brinkhoff.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Geraldine Parrish Weede
Mrs. Geraldine Parrish Weede of Chipley, Fla., died Monday, July 26, 2004.

Mrs. Weede, a native of Wrens, lived for many years in Augusta and then Chipley. She graduated from Wrens High School and Georgia Baptist School of Nursing. She retired from the VA Hospital after 40 years of nursing. She was a member of Bible Deliverance in Augusta and attended Holmes Creek Baptist Church in Chipley.

The funeral will be July 30 at 2 p.m. at Bible Deliverance Temple, Fenwick Street in Augusta. Burial will be at Westover Cemetery in Augusta. The family will receive visitors at the home of Libby Parrish, 106 Ramsgate Dr., Wrens, or at Platt's Funeral Home on Crawford Ave. in Augusta on July 29 from 6 - 8 p.m.

Survivors include a son, Samuel J. Weede, Chipley; a daughter, Sammie Sue Hester, Augusta; a brother, Randall R. Parish, Wrens; two sisters, Libby Parrish, Wrens, and Joy Young, Flat Rock, NC; a granddaughter, Kyle Hester; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Randy Parish, Matthew Howard, Parish Howard, Marcus Howard, Douglas Young, John Huff Parish, Chuck Maile and Henry Sasser.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, P.O. Box 7, Wrens, GA 30833; or Bible Deliverance Temple, 1857 Fenwick St., Augusta, GA 30904.

Platt's Funeral Home, Augusta, is in charge of the arrangements.

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