June 8, 2006 Issue

Henry “Hank” Hammond Blanchard Jr.
Mr. Henry “Hank” Hammond Blanchard Jr., 59, of Waynesboro died Saturday, June 3, 2006.

Mr. Blanchard, born in Louisville, was the son of the late Hammond and Mary Miller Blanchard. He was a member of Rosemont Heights Baptist Church. He was a UGA graduate, a member of the Waynesboro Country Club, a director of First National Bank and served in the National Guard. The funeral was June 5 at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Waynesboro with the Revs. Wayne Dixon and Marshall Singletary officiating. Burial was in Burke Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Stewart Blanchard; his daughters, Melinda Prescott and Denise Meeks, Waynesboro; a son, Henry Blanchard III, Marietta; a sister, Jane Blanchard Stewart, Waynesboro; a brother, Phillip Blanchard, Waynesboro; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Roy Jenkins, Joe Daniel, Clifford Lewis, Dr. Larry Jackson, Stephen Murray, Bill Mobley, Tommy Rowland and Larry Askew.

Honorary pallbearers were officers and directors of First National Bank.

Memorials may be made to the church of choice or Edmund Burke Academy Building fund.

DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, Waynesboro, was in charge of the arrangements.

William Travis Blizzard
Mr. William Travis Blizzard, 23, of Statesboro died Thursday, May 27, 2006.

The funeral was June 1 at 11 a.m. at the Statesboro First Baptist Church with the Rev. Stewart Moody officiating, assisted by Dr. Todd Deal and Jason Proxman. Burial was in the Bulloch Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Rooker Blizzard, Statesboro; one son, William Gabriel Blizzard and one stepson, Noah Grabenstein, both of Statesboro; his mother, Judy A. Dollar, Dublin; his father and stepmother, William Ervin and Carlene Blizzard, Woodbridge, Ill.; a sister, Kasey Wilson, Lakeland, Fla.; five brothers, Matthew Armstrong, Cleveland, Mitchell and Michael and Jeremy Blizzard, all of Woodbridge, Ill., and Andrew Dollar, Dublin; his grandparents, Johnny and Clara Nell Cannady, Wadley, and Franklin and Phyllis Blizzard, Wrightsville.

Memorials may be made to the Blizzard Children’s Educational Fund, c/o Sea Island Bank, 2 East Main St., Statesboro, GA 30458.

Joiner Anderson Funeral Home, Statesboro, was in charge of the arrangements.

Lillie Mae Fuller
Mrs. Lillie Mae Fuller, 80, died Friday, May 26, 2006, at Unity Rehabilitation Center in Miami, Fla.

Mrs. Fuller, a native of Jefferson County, was the daughter of the late Burl and Henrietta White Lewis. She was a retired custodian.

The funeral was June 1 at 4 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in New Fleming Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her sister, Lola Pearl Allen, Louisville; her brother, Lonnie Lewis Sr., Louisville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Ola Lee Mack
Ms. Ola Lee Mack, 70, of Louisville died Sunday, June 4, 2006, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ms. Mack, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of the Jones Grove Baptist Church where she was a missionary and usher. She was retired as an electric line assembler from Thermo King Corporation.

The funeral was June 7 at 1 p.m. at the Jones Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Dudley officiating.

Survivors include her son, Tommie and April Mack, Hephzibah; an adopted daughter, Renelda S. Batts, Augusta; grandchildren, Lakysha Mack, Olivia Curry, Torey Mack and Regina Holloway; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews including Jeanie Little of Louisville.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Norman Mitchell Sr.
Mr. Norman Mitchell Sr., 53, died Saturday, May 27, 2006.

Mr. Mitchell, a native of Jefferson County, was the son of the late Isaac and Annie Ruth Vining Mitchell. He was an honorably discharged veteran of the US Army and a correction officer at the Jefferson County Prison.

The funeral was June 2 at 11 a.m. at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at 1 p.m. with Military Honors at The Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Latimore Mitchell; his children, Michael Lee Mitchell and Norman Mitchell Jr., Atlanta, Chantrell Mitchell, Dwayne Mitchell, Christopher Mitchell and Curtis Mitchell, Louisville; his siblings, Dessie Scott, Ella M. Tomlin, Robert Mitchell, Donald Mitchell, Kimothy Mitchell, Robert Mitchell, Shirley A. Evans, Annette Barnes, Eunice R. Mitchell, Alna J. Moore, Richard Mitchell, and Eddie Mitchell; his father-in-law, Leroy Latimore; five grandchildren; and several other relatives.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



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