Obituaries
April 13, 2006 Issue

Anne Smith DeLoach
Mrs. Anne Smith DeLoach, 61, died Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.

Memorial services will be held April 22 at 4:30 p.m. at Hospice of Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah.

Survivors include her husband, William P. DeLoach; her brothers, Joseph R. and Cathy Smith, Hartsville, S.C., and Tommy and Kim Frost, Wadley; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31390, or to the Humane Society, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr., Savannah, GA 31406.

Ingram Funeral Home, Cumming, was in charge of the arrangements.


Johnny L. "Bud" Gilmore Jr.
Deacon Johnny L. "Bud" Gilmore Jr. of Bartow died Monday, April 3, 2006.

The funeral was April 10 at 2 p.m. at Salters Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. K.C. Davis and Walter Holmes officiating. Burial was in the Old Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Bartow.

Survivors include his wife, Carrie Lee Gilmore; one son, Randy Bernard Gilmore, Wadley; three daughters, LaTress Tatosha Gilmore and Shemeka Shunte Gilmore, Bartow, and Machia Jena Heggs, Louisville; his mother, Mamie Kate Gilmore, Bartow; six sisters, Ethel Gilmore, Augusta, Annie Clyde Gilmore and Dianne Gilmore, Louisville, Katie Mae Kitchens, Wadley and Elizabeth Lowery and Patricia Ann Gilmore, Bartow; five brothers, Rev. Lesley Gilmore and Clarence Gilmore Sr., Syracuse, N.Y., Dea. Paul Gilmore Sr., Wadley, Ellis Gilmore, Wrightsville and Darryl Gilmore, Augusta; three grandchildren and several other relatives.

Pallbearers were Brian Keith Gilmore, Shauntsey Kitchens, Clarence Gilmore Jr., Courtney Huntley and Jamal Braswell.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.


Howard "Skinny" Green
Mr. Howard "Skinny" Green, 57, of Bartow died Sunday, April 9, 2006, at Washington County Hospital.

Mr. Green was a native of Johnson County and lived in Jefferson County all of his life. He was a 1968 graduate of Jefferson County and a member of Tarver Grove Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a truck driver with C.T. Harris for 21 years and Howard Shepard for 6 years.

The funeral will be April 15 at 2 p.m. at Tarver Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Daisy Gamble Green; his children, Lorenzo (Tabitha) Green, Sandersville, Amonica Green and Antonio Green, Bartow; six grandchildren; two aunts; two godchildren; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Joann Jackson Bass Hall
Mrs. Joann Jackson Bass Hall of Bartow died Sunday, April 2, 2006.

The funeral was April 8 at 2 p.m. at Tarvers Grove Baptist Church with Pastor J.C. Green officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Harvey Hall; three sons, Covey Bass, Wadley, Christopher Bass, Columbia, S.C., and Stacy Bass, Bartow; two sisters, Martha Howard, Bartow, and Ethel Anderson, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; nine grandchildren and several other relatives.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.


Mary Sue Williams Hartley
Mrs. Mary Sue Williams Hartley, 88, of Macon died Sunday, April 9, 2006.

Mrs. Hartley, a native of Jefferson County, was the daughter of the late Bunyan Walker Williams and Bessie Mae Rhodes Williams. She was a retired registered nurse from the Macon-Bibb County Health Department. She was a member of the Ingleside United Methodist Church where she attended the Fellowship Sunday School Class. She was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army Nurses Corp. She is preceded in death by her husband, Alonzo Lamar Hartley.

The funeral was April 12 at 11 a.m. at Ingleside United Methodist Church. Burial was at 3 p.m. in the Zeta Cemetery in Tennille with the Rev. Richard Lanning officiating.

Survivors include her children, Anita Hartley, Musella, and Glynn Hartley, Warner Robins; brothers, Lamar Williams, Roger Williams and Lucius Williams, all of Louisville; her sister, Sarah Gibson, Louisville; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Ingleside United Methodist Church, 3187 Ridge Ave., Macon, GA 31204.

Hart's Mortuary, Macon, was in charge of the arrangements.


Evelyn L. Usry
Mrs. Evelyn L. Usry, 85, of Wadley died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mrs. Usry, a native and lifelong resident of Jefferson County, was retired from Thermo King, a homemaker and a member of Moxley United Methodist Church.

The funeral was April 8 at 3 p.m. at Moxley United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Lovejoy officiating. Burial was in the Moxley Cemetery.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan (Kay) Heilig, Lawrenceville; and a sister, Helen K. Moxley, Moxley.

Pallbearers were Winder Smith, Charles Smith, Larry McGraw Jr., Don Hodges, Roy Gaston, Donny Sloan, Sid Smith and Joe Cox.

Memorials may be made to the Moxley Cemetery Fund, 1183 Pete Smith Road, Wadley, GA 30477.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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