Obituaries
May 24, 2007 Issue

Hazel Brown
Mrs. Hazel Brown, 80, of Wrens died Friday, May 11, 2007.

The funeral was May 17 at 2 p.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church with the Rev. Carios Newton Sr. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Survivors include three daughters, Helen Knight, Augusta, Joyce Stone and Carrie Kelly, both of Wrens; six sons, Leotis Brown, Edward Brown Roger Lee Brown, Roy Brown, Dennis Brown and Jessie Brown; two sisters, Lola Mae Roberts and Eddie Mae Daniels; 31 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren.

Burnett Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Michael Clark
Mr. Michael Clark, 26, of Stapleton died Sunday, May 20, 2007.

Mr. Clark was a carpenter.

Memorial services were held May 23 at 6 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roy White offi ciating. Survivors include his wife, Amanda Clark; two daughters, Mikayla and Allyanna Clark; and a son, Shaun Clark; his mother, Julie Clark; his father, Reeves Huffman Jr.; a brother, Timmy Silas Jr.; maternal grandparents, Ray and Jimmie Clark; and paternal grandparents, Jean Gibson and Bobby Braswell.

Memorials may be made to James Funeral Home, P.O. Box 588, Wrens, GA 30833. James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Laura Peebles Guy
Mrs. Laura Peebles Guy, 86, of Gibson died Wednesday, May 16, 2007, at the Gibson Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Guy, a native of Glascock County, was the daughter of the late Felix Peebles and Mattie Logue Peebles. She retired as a seamstress at Stapleton Garment and Garland Manufacturing Company. She was a volunteer for the Glascock County Senior Citizens Center and was a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church.

The funeral was May 18 at 3 p.m. at Mill Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony Key officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Survivors include two sons, Thomas “Tommy” Guy, Hephzibah and Cicero (Martha) Guy, Gibson; four daughters, Jessie G. (David “Scottie”) Cole, Gibson, Janie G. Goolsby, Lincolnton, Ellen G. (Harold) Meeks, Tennille, and Susan G. (Cliff) Hobbs, Gibson; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were grandsons Michael Cole, Guy Cole, Charles Allen, Everett Guy, Lane Hadden and David Tompkins.

Honorary pallbearers were granddaughters.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904.

Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, was in charge of the arrangements.


Sarah Sybil Clark
Mrs. Sarah Sybil Clark Todd, 85, of Augusta died Saturday, May 19, 2007.

Mrs. Todd was a member of New Hope Church of God Worship Center.

The funeral was May 23 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Marion Jay officiating and the Rev. Guy Campbell assisting and Yvonne Bonnie Todd as eulogist. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include her children, Melvin (Lollie Dell) Todd, Gibson, Judy (JR) Moreland, Martinez, Colleen (David) Pinkston, Owensboro, Ky., Yvonne Bonnie Todd, Augusta, and Rev. Wayne (Nancy) Todd, Augusta; a sister, Mattie Smith, Avera; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Jimmy James, Curtis James, Matthew Todd, Bobby Ewing, Andy Allen and Paul Rogers.

Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Augusta, was in charge of the arrangements.


Chloe Olivia
Little Miss Chloe Olivia Thompson died May 7, 2007.

Graveside services were held May 10 at 10 a.m. at Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Abraham Gibbons officiating.

Survivors include her mother, Latasha Durden and her father, Clifford Thompson Jr., both of Louisville; maternal grandmother, Juanita Grant Durden; paternal grandparents, Clifford and Emma Lee Thompson, Louisville; aunts, Jacqueline Tennyson, Gloria Thompson, Deon Durden, Louisville, Glenda (Barry) Walker, Macon, Latonya (Jeff) Durden, Augusta, and Arnita (Calvin) Rainwater, Atlanta; and several other relatives.


Jessie Willis Jones Sr.
Mr. Jessie Willis Jones Sr., 82, of Louisville died Friday, May 18, 2007, at Select Specialty Hospital.

Mr. Jones was a US Army veteran of World War II and was a company commander National Guard Unit of Washington.

He was retired as chief fireman at Ft. Gordon and was a member of First Baptist Church in Louisville where he served as a deacon for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Holley Jones; a daughter, Deborah (Gary) Webb; a son, Willis (Katherine) Jones; two sisters, Betty Gordy and Doris Hoffman; and a brother, Jimmy Jones; and six grandchildren. Pallbearers were Terry Holley, Mike Holley, Ronald Norton, Greg Holley, Dennis Holley, Gary Gay and Glenn Gordy.

Honorary pallbearers were deacons of First Baptist Church of Louisville.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Louisville Building Fund, 101 East 9th Street, Louisville, GA 30434.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Frances Rowland Love
Mrs. Frances Rowland Love, 90, of Louisville died Saturday, May 19, 2007.

Mrs. Love was a member of Louisville United Methodist Church.

The funeral was May 21 at 1 p.m. at Southern Heritage Funeral Home with the Rev. Beau Taylor officiating.

Burial was in the Louisville City Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Love Sr.; two sons, Kenneth Rowland Love Jr., Medford, Or., and Pete Love of Savannah; one daughter, Frances Paterson, Hiawassee; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Dennis “DJ” Miller
Dennis “DJ” Miller, 14, of Matthews died Sunday, May 20, 2007.

Dennis was a seventh grade student at Wrens Middle School.

The funeral was May 23 at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Charlie Pennington officiating. Burial was in Wrens Memorial Garden.

Survivors include his parents, Dennis and Linda Miller; two sisters, Jessica (Eric) Rowland and Amanda Clark; a brother, Steve Miller; maternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Huff; and paternal grandmother, Maggie Turner.

Pallbearers were Eric Rowland, Chris Miller, Bryan Newsome, Justin Rowland, Charles Haynes, Matt Mc- Clain and Barry Arrington.

Honorary pallbearers were the seventh grade students of Wrens Middle School.

Memorials may be made to James Funeral Home, PO Box 588, Wrens, GA 30833.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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