Obituaries
September 16, 2004 Issue

Carl W. "Curly" Albritton Jr.
Mr. Carl W. "Curly" Albritton Jr., 72, of Bartow died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Mr. Albritton is a native of Tampa, Fla.

A memorial service will be held on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Steel Horsemen Motorcycle Club clubhouse, 1470 Tarver Grove Church Road in Bartow.

Survivors include his sons, Mug Albritton, Steve Albritton, David Albritton and Robert Albritton; his brothers, Doyle Albritton and William Albritton; a sister, Libby Lawhorn; five grandchildren, Dameian Albritton, Jennifer Albritton, Daniel Albritton, Corrie Albritton and Leisa Albritton; and two great-grandchildren, Kala Albritton and Shane Albritton.


Betty Booker Allen
Mrs. Betty Booker Allen, 69, of Wrens died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at Medical College of Georgia.

Mrs. Allen, a native of Lincoln County, attended The Gospel Chapel in Avera.

The funeral was Sept. 10 at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Curtis Thigpen and Sam Thorpe officiating.

Survivors include her husband, Warren Allen; three sons, Andy Allen and his wife Teresa, Stan Allen and Steve Allen and his wife Jodie; and five grandchildren, Heather, Blake, Stephen, Samuel and Joshua.

Pallbearers were her nephews.

Memorials may be made to Christian Missions of Many Lands, Post Office Box 13, Spring Lake, NJ 07762.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Millard L. "Andy" Anderson
Mr. Millard L. "Andy" Anderson, 79, of Wadley died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Mr. Anderson, a native of Johnson County, lived in Wadley for the past 60 years. He was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation with 34 years of service and a member of the St. John United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by a son, Gary Anderson.

The funeral was Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. at St. John United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ray Garren and the Rev. Kenneth Watkins officiating. Burial was in the Wadley Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Betty L. Anderson, Wadley; two daughters, Betty Ann Anderson, Augusta, and Wanda A. Ford and her husband Bob, Sandersville; one son, Mark Anderson, Sugar Hill; a sister, Ouida Anderson, Wadley; four grandchildren, Brandon Green, Josh Ford, Lauren Anderson and Kyle Anderson, and one step-grandson, Jonothan Ford; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Kenneth Brown, Larry Purvis, Bobby Gaston, Gary Ware, Charles R. Moore and Jerry Powell.

Honorary pallbearers were the Department of Transportation.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Augusta Chapter, 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30909, or your favorite charity.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Helen Reid Clark
Mrs. Helen Reid Clark, 84, of Thomaston died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

Mrs. Clark, a native of Homerville, was a homemaker. She and her husband, the late James William Clark Jr. of Louisville, lived in Waynesboro most of their married life where she was active in the First Methodist Church. She served as superintendent of the Primary Sunday School Department for 12 years and was president of the Women's Service Guild for several years. She was also a member of the Waynesboro Country Club and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. In 1991 she moved to Thomaston where she was active in the First United Methodist Church where she participated in Sunday School, the Service Class and the United Methodist Women.

Graveside services were Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. in Louisville City Cemetery with the Rev. John Barnes officiating.

Survivors include a daughter, Helen Clark (Charles Winton) McDaniel, Thomaston; a son, William Gould (Sara M.) Bacon, Loganville; a sister, Mrs. W.H. (Marion) McCommons, Greensboro; three grandchildren, Mrs. Jane M. McMahon, Marietta, Mr. John Reid Bacon, Loganville, and Mr. William G. Bacon III, Denver, Colo.; four great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 707, Thomaston, GA 30286.

Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home Inc., Thomaston, was in charge of the arrangements.


Henry Delbert Goforth
Mr. Henry Delbert Goforth, 88, of Louisville died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mr. Goforth, a native of Gafney, S.C., was the son of the late Floyd Goforth and the late Lilia Mathis Goforth. He was the owner of the Goforth Auction and Realty Company and a licensed auctioneer in Georgia and South Carolina. He was a member of the Goucher Baptist Church in Gafney. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife Marian Wallace Goforth.

Graveside services were Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. in the Louisville Cemetery with the Rev. William Moody officiating.

Survivors include a sister, Ruby Baker, Gafney, S.C.; friends, Geneva Betzold, Davisboro, Helen McIntosh and Henry Johnson, Louisville, and Carl Faulk, Augusta.

May and Smith Funeral Directors, Sandersville, was in charge of the arrangements.


Bernice Williams Thompson
Mrs. Bernice Williams Thompson, 85, of Martinez died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004.

Mrs. Thompson, a native of Jefferson County, had lived in the Augusta area since 1976 and was a member of Flowing Wells Worship Center.

The funeral was Aug. 31 at 11 a.m. at Thomas Poteet & Son Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Renew officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include four daughters and their husbands, Faye and Bob Johnson, Lakeview, Mich., Elene and Jesse Davidson, Harlem, Laura and Thom Daniel, Louisville, and Karen and Jack Ford, Martinez; two sons, Charles Perdue, Bolivar, Tenn., and Jimmy Perdue, Augusta; a sister, Barbara Woodward, Augusta; two brothers, Harvey Faglier, Statesboro, and Joe Faglier, Dearing; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers were her nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta, GA 30904.

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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