Obituaries
August 17, 2006 Issue

Jenibel Boyd
Miss Jenibel Boyd Miss Jenibel Boyd, 94, of Stapleton died Aug. 7, 2006, at University Hospital.

Miss Boyd was a member of Stapleton Baptist Church and Keenagers. She was retired from the U.S. Post Of- fice. She is preceded in death by her brother, Carl Boyd, and a sister, Nellie Boyd.

The funeral was Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. at Stapleton Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Daniel officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include two sisters, Lillian Boyd Stacy and Julia Boyd Maher; one brother, James T. Boyd; a sister-in-law, Rebie Boyd; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Pallbearers were James Stacy, Stanley Maher, Michael Boyd, Judson Boyd, Bruce Boyd and Daniel Boyd.

Honorary pallbearers were the great nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Stapleton Baptist Church Building Fund, 360 Harvey St., Stapleton, GA 30823.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


James “Boot” Murray
Mr. James “Boot” Murray Mr. James “Boot” Murray died Monday, July 24, 2006. Mr. Murray, a native of Jefferson County, was the son of the late John Wesley Murray and Willie Alice Jordan Murray. He retired after 31 years of service from J.M. Huber Mining Company. He is preceded in death by a wife Moiden Davis Murray.

The funeral was July 29 at 11 a.m. at Wrens Chapel AME Church with the Revs. Samuel Thompkins and David Batts officiating. Burial was in Sugar Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mamie H. Murray; his children, Barbara Denise Murray Flowers, Cairo, James Ray Murray, Oceanside, Calif., Iris Jean Murray Gaines, Wrens, Joseph Lee Murray, Washington, D.C., Freddie Story, Pinton Falls, N.J., and Barbara Story Williams, Alpharetta; stepchildren, Michael Williams, Cambridge, Mass., Bernice Ponder, Ellis Freeman, Lonnie Hines, all of Louisville, Gwyn L. Phillips, Calf., and Leon Davis, Milwaukee, Wisc., Barry Hines and Casandra Wynn, Wrens; siblings, Evelyn Murray Hudson, Johnnie Mae Murray, Richard Murray and Carolyn Ann Murray, all of Wrens; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Murray, Wrens; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Frederick A. Rheney
Mr. Frederick A. Rheney Mr. Frederick A. Rheney, 83, of Smyrna died Friday, July 28, 2006.

Mr. Rheney, a native of Wadley, served his country during WWII with the 15th Air Force in Italy. He attended Georgia State University. He retired from Atlanta Public Schools, Henry Grady High School. He was a member of Smyrna First United Methodist Church and Friendship Class.

The funeral was July 31 at Smyrna First United Methodist Church with Dr. Stuart Greene and Jim Wesley offi- ciating. Burial was in Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery in Marietta.

Survivors include his wife, Clyda Rheney; two daughters, Sheryl Rheney Frick, Smyrna, and Karen Rheney Barboza, Dallas; one brother, P. Austin Rheney, Wadley; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Carmichael Funeral Home, Smyrna, was in charge of the arrangements.


Willie Lee “Bobby” Watson
Mr. Willie Lee “Bobby” Watson Mr. Willie Lee “Bobby” Watson of Bartow died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006.

The funeral was Aug. 14 at Salters Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Walter Holmes officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Hodges; five sons, Willie Watson and Eric Watson, Bartow, Dennis Hodges and Tommy Woods, Wadley, and Willie Woods, Twin City; four sisters, Christine Jordan, Lillie Watson and Willie M. Heggs, Bartow, and Betty G. Williams, Wadley; five brothers, Clifford Jordan, Kennasaw, Henry Watson and Luther Watson, Marietta, Tommy Watson and Bobby Green, Wadley; 14 grandchildren; and several other relatives.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

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