September 28, 2006 Issue

Tommie Scott Bray
Mrs. Tommie Scott Bray of Martinez died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006.

Mrs. Bray, a native of Swainsboro, was the daughter of the late Aubrey E. Scott and Pearl Brown Scott. She grew up in Wadley and was a graduate of Wadley High School and of Bolens Business School in Augusta. She retired from Georgia Regional Hospital in Augusta where she worked in the Education Department. She was previously employed at the Georgia Retardation Center in Atlanta. She was a member of Trinity On-The-Hill United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Adult Couples and Singles Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the University Hospital Volunteer Board.

The funeral was Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. at Trinity-on-the-Hill United Methodist Church with Dr. Steve Dodson and the Rev. Greg Hatfield officiating. Burial was at Westover Memorial Park.

Survivors include her husband, Donald C. Bray; her sons, Christopher D. Bray, Charleston, SC, Joel S. Bray, Swainsboro, Marshall T. Bray, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., and Larry D. Bray, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; her brother, Aubrey E. Scott Jr., Martinez; her mother-in-law, Inez M. Bray, Martinez; and several grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her sons, grandchildren and brother.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Couples and Singles School Class.

Memorials may be made to Trinity On-The-Hill United Methodist Church, 1330 Monte Sano Ave., Augusta, GA 30904, or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Low Country, 520 Folly Rd. #330, Charleston, SC 29412.

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, Augusta, was in charge of the arrangements.

Julia Bell Rachels Pollette
Mrs. Julia Bell Rachels Pollette, 89, died Sept. 24, 2006, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mrs. Pollett was a native and lifelong resident of Jefferson County. She was a homemaker and worked at Wadley Shirt Factory. She was a member of Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roger Pollette.

The funeral was Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. at Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ray Garren officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Ashley Pollette, Sneads, Fla., and Roy (Gwen) Pollette, Colorado Springs, Co.; and two daughters, Amy P. Salter, Sandersville, and Brenda P. (Wayne) Scott, Piscataway, NJ.

Pallbearers were David Pollette, Tim Pollette, Roger Holbrook, Clay Holbrook, Cliff Jones and Richie Hutchinson.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

John Martin Lamb
Mr. John Martin Lamb, 72, of Davisboro died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mr. Lamb, a native of Jefferson County, was the son of the late C.B. Lamb Sr. and the late Mae Lampp Lamb. He was retired from Georgia Kaolin Company and a member of the Davisboro Baptist Church where he served as a church deacon. He was a former City Councilman of the City of Davisboro and a member of the AIC retiree club.

A memorial service was held Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Davisboro Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Geraline Amerson Lamb; his son Larry Lamb and grandson John C. Lamb, Davisboro; and his brothers, Tom William Lamb, Wrens, and Frank Lamb, Louisville.

May and Smith Funeral Directors, Sandersville, was in charge of the arrangements.

Ronnie Eugene Graham
Mr. Ronnie Eugene Graham, 53, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Mr. Graham was the son of the late Viola Gilmore and William Harvey Graham.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Snow; one son, William Wilburn Graham, Virginia Beach, Va.; one daughter, April Dawn Snow; six brothers, Glen Harvey Graham, Harold Graham, Larry Graham, Tom Graham, David Graham, and Fred Graham; three sisters, Barbara Porter, Debra Kaye McWaters, Diane Critchlow; two sisters-and brothers-in-law, Marcie and David Freed, and Kathy and Donnie Smith, Stapleton; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were William Graham, Glen Harvey Graham, Harold Wayne Graham, Larry Graham, Tom Graham, David Graham, Fred Graham, Doyle Moore, Peter Whitten and Danny Joe “Pete” Whitten.



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