September 23, 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. Flowers and plants may be sent to the same address.

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.

Lee T. Bazemore
Mr. Lee T. Bazemore, 84, of Wrens died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Bazemore, a native of Screven County, was a resident of Jefferson County for over 40 years. He was a member of Wrens United Methodist Church. He was a salesman at Goldberg Furniture Store for over 15 years and then retired as owner of Bazemore Furniture Store. He is preceded in death by his son, Leland Ira Bazemore.

The funeral was Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roy White officiating. Burial was in Wrens Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his wife, Lezie Black Bazemore; three sons, Gary and his wife Iris Bazemore, Wrens, Glen and his wife Carole, Wrens, and Roger Bazemore, Gibson; a sister, Miriam Black, Sylvania; five grandchildren, Lisa Hadden, Jeff Bazemore, Daniel Bazemore, Jason Bazemore and Dennis Bazemore; eight great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jerry Long, Randy Black, Tommy Black, Michael Smith, Jay Martin and Lewis Kitchens.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Juanita Jackson Curry
Mrs. Juanita Jackson Curry of Wadley died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004.

The funeral was Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. at Solomon Temple Baptist Church in Moxley with the Rev. Peter Sparks officiating. Burial was in Jones Chapel Cemetery in Bartow.

Survivors include her husband, Eddie Rufus Curry; two daughters, Bernice Jackson, Augusta, and Rosetta Jackson, Hephzibah; three sons, Alton Jackson and James Jackson Jr., Bartow, and Eddie Jackson, Louisville; four sisters, Mattie Jackson Powell, Bartow; Ferris Jackson and Annette Jackson, Atlanta, and Rosa Lee Jackson, Trenton, NJ; two brothers, Newman Jackson Jr., Atlanta, and Oliver Gibbons, Bartow; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Marion K. Norton
Mrs. Marion K. Norton of Louisville died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mrs. Norton, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville. She is preceded in death by a son, Charles Brian Morgan Sr.

Graveside services were Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery with the Rev. Pat Mahon officiating.

Survivors include one son, Larry Morgan, Louisville; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Geneva McNeal Dechau
Mrs. Geneva McNeal Dechau, 91, of Aiken, SC, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at the Pepperhill Nursing Home.

Mrs. Dechau was born Oct. 14, 1912, to the late William McNeal and Leona Newsome McNeal. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Dechau. She was a homemaker and a member of the Midville Baptist Church.

Graveside services were Sept. 18 at 1 p.m. in the Louisville City Cemetery with the Rev. Harold Cunningham officiating.

Survivors include a son, Edward Dechau Jr., Flower Branch; one brother, Fred McNeal, Augusta; one aunt, Thelma Satcher, Aiken, SC; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Marie Paradise Pervis
Mrs. Marie Paradise Pervis, 98, of Bartow died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004.

Mrs. Pervis was born July 21, 1906, to the late Thomase Paradise and the late Susie Smith. She was the wife of the late John Evans Pervis. She was also the oldest member and historian of Parker's United Methodist Church.

The funeral was Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Southern Heritage Funeral Home with the Rev. Griffin Thompson officiating. Burial was in the Parker's United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include two nieces, Margaret Beckum, Louisville, and Faye Cato, Durham, N.C.; two nephews, Jeff Pervis, Atlanta, and Lee Pervis, Tucker; and several great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews and great great great nieces and nephews.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



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