Obituaries
January 6, 2005 Issue

Mary Neal Dye
Mrs. Mary Neal Dye, 86, of Warrenton died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at the Heartland Health Care Center in Houston, Texas.

Mrs. Dye was a native of Glascock County. She was a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Maxie Dye.

Graveside services were held Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. at the Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Tony L. Key officiating.

Survivors include one son, Maxie Neal Dye, Spring, Texas.

Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Aletha Webb Moye
Mrs. Aletha Webb Moye of Bartow died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004.

The funeral was Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at Tarvers Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Wiggins officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include a son, Courtney Moye; her mother, Mildred Webb, Bartow; five sisters, Annie Dorothy Davis and Loretta Gilmore, Louisville, Sandra Evans, Augusta, Betty Petrillo, Irving, Texas, and Betty Williams, Wadley; and one brother, Bobby Webb, Augusta.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.


Adel Brown Noble
Mrs. Adel Brown Noble of Wrens died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Mrs. Noble was a native of Jefferson County.

The funeral was Jan. 8 at 8 a.m. at the Millennium Baptist Church in Philadelphia.

Survivors include one sister, Marie Lane, Wrens; one brother, Lorin Brown, Los Angeles, Calif.; several nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and other realtives. Julian Hawkins Funeral Home, Philadelphia, was in charge of the arrangements. Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.


Mabel Rambeau Prichard
Mrs. Mabel Rambeau Prichard, 91, of Tennille, formerly of Louisville, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at Washington County Regional Medical Center, Sandersville.

Mrs. Prichard, a native of Dyersburg, Tenn., had been a school teacher in the Dyers County School System and a substitute teacher for the Jefferson County School System. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She is predeceased by her husband, W.M. Pritchard.

Graveside services will be Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Louisville City Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Pam P. Beckum, Aiken, SC; a son, Phil Prichard, Tennille; sisters, Nell Lane and Sarah Harrison, Dyersburg, Tenn.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

May and Smith Funeral Home, Sandersville, is in charge of the arrangements.


E.D. Thompson
Mr. E.D. Thompson, 75, of Thomson died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Mr. Thompson, a native of Waynesboro, was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church where he was a Trustee and Deacon Emeritus. He was a member of the Thomson Lions Club and the Telephone Company Pioneers. He was retired from Southern Bell after many years of service.

The funeral was Jan. 2 at 3 p.m. at Sweetwater Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Garvin officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Thompson; four sons, Thomas Lee Thompson and Bruce Thompson, both of Thomson, Glynn Thompson, Gibson, and Rodney Thompson, Dearing; one brother, Enon Thompson, North Augusta, S.C.; one sister, Mardrie Toole, North Augusta; and seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Donald Toole, Tommy Feagin, Carl Feagin, Brian Hight, William Bryant Swan Jr., Jimmy Sisson, Herman Thompson and Martin Thompson.

Memorials may be made to Sweetwater Baptist Church.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Kirk Moye
Mr. Kirk Moye, 44, of Thomson died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Mr. Moye, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of the Pierce Grove Baptist Church. He was a 1978 graduate of Louisville High School and was employed at Advance Auto.

The funeral was Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. at the Pierce Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny R. Samson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his son, Courtney L. Moye, Thomson; his mother, Nettie McKinnie Moye, Wadley; siblings, Calvin Moye, Jacksonville, Fla., Cassandra (William) Payton, Sandersville and Katie (James) Williams, Wadley; god sister Nettie Heggs, god brothers, Delfin Sherrod and Larry Martin; uncles and aunts, Ezra Flounory and Claudia McKinnie, Wadley, Annie McKinney, Bartow, Grady (Dorothy) Moye, Elnora McGruder and Theotis (Ruth) Moye, Louisville, Elex McKinnie, Midville, Gloria (James) Seays, Detroit, Mattie (Issac) Flounoy, Eunice Butcher and Betty J. Goldsbery, Deleware, Nellie Hilton, N.C.; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other realtives.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Kathleen Callahan Rhodes
Mrs. Kathleen Callahan Rhodes died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, in an Atlanta nursing home.

Mrs. Rhodes was a native of Jefferson County. She taught voice and music at Wrens High School prior to her marriage. She was also the musician for the Wrens Kiwanis Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence A. (Dusty) Rhodes.

Funeral and burial services were Dec. 15 at the Sunrise Chapel at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs.

Survivors include her sister, Mrs. Jule Callahan Harper, Peyton, Co.; two sons, John Rhodes, Atlanta, and Frank Rhodes, Brunswick; and five grandchildren.

Pope Dickson & Son of Jonesboro Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.


Gabriel Franklin Thomas
Mr. Gabriel Franklin Thomas, 84, of Eden, N.C., died Friday, July 2, 2004, at the Morehead Nursing Center.

Mr. Thomas, a native of Louisville, was the son of the late Gabriel and Julia Thomas. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years and retired from Karastan Rug Mill after 17 years of service. He was predeceased by his sisters, Clara Moseley, Louisville, and Mary Lariviere, Woonsocket, RI; and his brothers, Jimmy Thomas, Dublin, Charlie Thomas, Keystone Heights, Fla., and Rooster Thomas, Louisville.

The funeral was July 5 at 11 a.m. at The Eden First Pentecostal Holiness Church where he was a member.

Survivors include his wife, Alberlene Manley Thomas; daughters, Ann (Jim) Barrington, Sheila Thomas, Eden, and Senada (Cindy) Thomas, Walkertown, N.C.; a son, Floyd (Joanie) Thomas, Eden, N.C.; stepson, Blaine Korcel, Madison, N.C.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 200 Moir St., Eden, N.C. 27288.

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