Obituaries
August 18, 2005 Issue

Ola Mae Cook
Mrs. Ola Mae Cook, 86, of Sandersville died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at Heritage Inn.

Mrs. Cook, a native of Washington County, was a homemaker. She was a member of the Brown Memorial Baptist Church and the Fidelis Sunday School Class in Wrightsville.

The funeral was Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Brown Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Matt Chance officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery, Wrightsville.

Survivors include two sons, Jimmy and Joye Cook, Tennille, and Tony Cook, Franklin, Tenn; a brother, Lawson Cook, Louisville; and four grandchildren.

Stanley Funeral Home, Wrightsville, was in charge of the arrangements.


John A. "Buck" Hadden Sr
Mr. John A. "Buck" Hadden Sr., 58, of Augusta died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005.

Mr. Hadden, a native of Avera, was employed with Avondale Mills as an overhauler for 42 years. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Bell Hadden; a brother, James J. Hadden; and a nephew, Mike Chance.

The funeral was Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. at Poteet Funeral Homes South Chapel with Greg Glover officiating. Burial was at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include a husband, Brenda K. Hadden; three sons, John A. Hadden Jr. and Keith P. Hadden, Augusta, and Joseph A. and Marji Hadden, North Augusta, S.C.; one sister, Jennette Rine, Augusta; ten grandchildren; one niece and four nephews.

Pallbearers were Eric Keith, Ashley Keith, Louis Keith, Albert Fulmer, Bob Foster and Doug King.

Poteet Funeral Homes, Augusta, was in charge of the arrangements.


Lois Shelton Horton
Mrs. Lois Shelton Horton, 81, of Mitchell died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at the Warrenton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Warrenton.

Mrs. Horton, a native of Warren County, was a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church.

The funeral was Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. at Mill Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Ron Newberry and Tony Key officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Nina Horton, Mitchell; two sons, Kelly Harris, Marietta, and Coy Lee Horton, Mitchell; one sister, Mrs.Lucy O'Farrell, Sandy Springs; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jay Horton, Allen Johnson, Steve Johnson, Charles Allen, Jerry Turner and Rogers Shelton.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Augusta, 1899 Central Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904.

Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, was in charge of the arrangements.


Milford Augustus Jackson
Mr. Milford Augustus Jackson died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005.

Mr. Jackson, a native of Matthews, was the son of Cortez Augustus Jackson and Edith Jones Jackson. He was a graduate of Wrens High School. He worked for CWC Railroad and retired from CSX Railway. He lived most of his life in Augusta where he was a member of First Baptist Church. He spent his retirement working on his farm in Matthews and selling produce to friends and neighbors at a stand in his driveway. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Joyce Jackson Rabb, and a brother, Arthur Jackson.

The funeral was Aug. 10 at 11:30 a.m. in the Mason-Ward-Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Hugh Cauthen officiating. Burial was in the Ways Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Reeves Jackson; sisters, Ruth and John Strother, Marietta, Mary and Carl Wheeler, Gray, and Edna Horne, Minn.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Augusta.

Mason-Ward-Rogers Funeral Home, Gainesville, was in charge of the arrangements.


Frances Cheney Lester
Mrs. Frances Cheney Lester, 89, of Atlanta died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005.

Mrs. Lester, a native of Shellman, was the daughter of Hugh Crittenden and Allie Pullen Cheney. She was a graduate of Georgia Southwestern College in Americus and moved to Bartow to teach in the Bartow Public School. During the war years, Mrs. Lester ran the family business in Bartow. She later moved to Wadley where she again taught in the Bartow Public School. She and her husband resided in Wadley until 2000 when they moved to Wesley Woods. She was a member of the Wadley United Methodist Church where she served on the Parsonage Committee, the administrative board, as leader of the Methodist Youth Fellowship and a member of the United Methodist Women. She served as president of the local PTA, as a Girl Scout troop leader and was a member of the Wadley Women's Club. At Wesley Woods she helped to manage the Boutique, served on the Residents' Food Committee and was a bridge player. She is predeceased by her husband, Charles DuBose Lester.

The funeral was Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. in the Wadley United Methodist Church. Burial was in the Wadley Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, June Lester, Norman, Okla., and Judith A. Lester, Atlanta; one granddaughter; one niece; and one nephew.

Pallbearers were Kenneth Brown, Sonny Gaston, Randy Miller, Craig Miller, Davey Lamb, George Rachels, Braddy Foskey and Randall Foskey.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Glenice Goodwin Reville
Mrs. Glenice Goodwin Reville, 70, of Martinez died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005.

Mrs. Reville, a native of Louisville, was the daughter of the late Glenn W.B. and Willie Shepherd Goodwin. She graduated from Richmond Academy then traveled the world with her husband during his Air Force career. She was a member of Central Christian Church.

The funeral was Aug. 15 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Hatcher, Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with the Rev. Russell Davis officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include her husband, L.E. Reville; her son, David and Margaret Reville, Hephzibah; her daughter, Carlene Reville and Richard Russell, Plainfield, Ind.; sisters, Jean Harmon, Augusta, and Patricia and Wayne Conley, Savannah; a brother, Conrad Goodwin, Augusta; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Angel Flight Southeast, 8864 Airport Blvd., Leesburg, FL 34788, or the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road Ste. 104, Augusta, GA 30904.

Hatcher, Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, Augusta, were in charge of the arrangements.


Annie Dell West Sellars
Mrs. Annie Dell West Sellars, 91, of Louisville died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005.

Mrs. Sellars is preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Sellars.

The funeral was Aug. 11 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Heritage Funeral Home, Louisville, with Pastor Warren Killingsworth and the Rev. Calvin Smith officiating. Burial was in the Louisville City Cemetery.

Survivors include five children, Thelma Cox, Thomson, Jeanien Harris, Louisville, Joan Smith, Fayetteville, William Greene Sellars, Sandersville, and Richard Sellars, Warner Robins; one sister, Doris McKenzie, Moxley; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Rocky Harris, Joey Harris, Terry Harris, Kevin Harris, Tim Smith, Stacy Smith and Gary Cox.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home, Louisville Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.


Mary S. Womack
Mrs. Mary S. Womack, 74, of Augusta died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mrs. Womack, a native of Lexington, was the daughter of the late Morgan Sisk and Mae Thomas Shearer. She was a member of Burns Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a member of the United Methodist Women and the Carolyn Johnson Circle.

The funeral was Aug. 16 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Hatcher, Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors with the Rev. Bill Burch officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include her husband, Jack L. Womack; her sons, Bill and Stephanie Womack and Jay and Kim Womack, Augusta; brother and sister-in-law, Robert B. and Jeanette Lord, Matthews; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Tommy Williams, Mike Crawford, Cary Russell, Joey Smith, Jeff Daniel and J.B. Powell.

Honorary pallbearers were the United Methodist Women.

Memorials may be made to the Burns Memorial United Methodist Church, 2372 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, GA 30906.

Hatcher, Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, Augusta, were in charge of the arrangements.

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