Obituaries
January 25, 2007 Issue

Mary M. Pace Jordan
Mrs. Mary M. Pace Jordan Chandler died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Ala.

Mrs. Chandler was born Oct. 25, 1919, the youngest child of Paul Cornelius and Lydia Rodgers Pace in Early County. She was preceded in death by her parents, all her siblings, and her first husband, C.C. “Jack” Jordan.

The funeral was Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home with the Rev. Fred Hersey of- ficiating. Music was provided by Debra McLendon.

Mrs. Chandler’s nephew, Frank Miller of Edison, also shared information about her life. Survivors include her husband, Homer L. Candler; three sons, Lamar and Peggy Jordan, Albany, LaDon Jordan, Atlanta, and Billy and Barbara Jordan, Louisville; four daughters, Delores and Jim Barber, Crozet, Va., Judy and Roger Brank, Blakely, Janyce and Epsy Smith, Blakely, and Dyanne and Phil Clinkscales, Blakely; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Brad Jordan, LaDon Jordan Jr., Jonathan Jordan, Daniel Jordan, Dusty Barber, Scott Barber, Billy Brank, Epsy Smith Jr., Todd Smith, Philip Clinkscales III and Pace Clinkscales.

Honorary pallbearers were her granddaughters, Paige Ingrum, Christy Jordan and Cathy Green.

Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Peggy Susan Hobbs
Mrs. Peggy Susan Hobbs Hall, 42, of Colliers, WV, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Mrs. Hall, a native of Augusta, was the daughter of the late Samuel Robert and Virginia Prescott Hobbs.

The funeral was Jan. 22 at 1 p.m. at Caniff Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Gowin.

Burial was in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens, Flatwoods, Ken.

Survivors include her husband, Carl Brett Hall; one daughter, Jennifer Whitfield, Columbia, SC; one stepdaughter, Autumn Stevens, Ashland, Ken.; one step-son, Jared Brett Hall, Colliers; four brothers, Bob Hobbs, Marino, NC, Randall Hobbs and Steven Hobbs, both of Chiply, Fla., Phillip Hobbs, Matthews; one sister, Judy Parker, Matthews; and one step-grandson.

Caniff Funeral Home, Westwood, was in charge of the arrangements.


Alex Jermaine Ivey
Mr. Alex Jermaine Ivey of Mitchell died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The funeral was Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. at William Grove Baptist Church, Warrenton, with the Rev. Leroy Hudson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his parents, Alexander Ivey and Betty Ann Ivey; grandparents, Dorothy Jackson, Warrenton, Benjamin Neal, Mitchell, Robert Bonner, Lincolnton; great-grandmother, Hattie Bell, Warrenton; 12 aunts, 9 uncles and several other relatives.

Dawson’s Mortuary, Warrenton, was in charge of the arrangements.


Loretta Hipkins Martin
Mrs. Loretta Hipkins Martin of Louisville died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007.

Mrs. Martin, a native of Belmont County, Ohio, was the daughter of the late Joseph and Hazel Hipkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn D. Martin; brothers, Joseph Hipkins, Mack and Edward Vanaman.

The funeral was Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. at Wadsworth Church of Christ, Wadsworth, Ohio, with Mr. Jim Duty officiating.

Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Survivors include her children, David G. Martin, Texas, Daniel J. (Kristen) Martin, Buffalo, NY, Stephen D. Martin, Nev., and Suzanne Martin, Louisville; her sister, Nada Hipkins Martin, Stow; and two grandchildren.


Jordan Russell Newsome
Mr. Jordan Russell Newsome, 87, of Savannah died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, at Candler Hospital.

Mr. Newsome, a native of Warren County, worked for the Civilian Conservation Corp., and then he worked as a homebuilder and general contractor and had been working for Carey Hilliard’s Restaurants for 30 years as maintenance superintendent.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elouise Morris Newsome.

The funeral will be Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Fairhaven Funeral Home, Savannah, with Dr. John Connell and the Rev. Wayne Watts officiating.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. at the Gibson City Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Rash officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Gerald Newsome; one daughter, Mrs. Brenda Newsome McKenzie, Savannah; one son, Gaynor and Beth Newsome, Warrenton; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three step-granddaughters; three step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Lynn Rutherford, Bill Jones, Shawn Smith and Roy Smith.

Fairhaven Funeral Home & Crematory, Savannah, is in charge of the arrangements.


Steven Orwen
Mr. Steven Orwen, 55, of Augusta died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Eisenhower Army Medical Center.

Mr. Orwen, a native of Beatrice, Neb., was retired from the US Navy with over 22 years of service.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Survivors include his children, Carrie Ann Orwen, Justin Robert Orwen, and Megan Esther Orwen; brothers, Robin Orwen and Bruce Orwen; and an aunt, Pearl Kelly.

Poteet Funeral Homes, South Chapel, Augusta, is in charge of the arrangements.

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