Mr. George E. Arrington
Mr. George E. Arrington, 78, of Wrens entered into rest on Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Trinity Hospital.
Funeral services were held at James Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at 3 p.m., with Rev. Ed Chance officiating. Graveside services were held in Laurel, Miss. at Sharon Cemetery on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at 3 p.m.
Mr. Arrington was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Lampkin Arrington; his son, James Clayton Lampkin; and grandson, Perry Grant Kelly.
Survivors include his son, Jackie L. Arrington Fayetteville, Tenn.; a daughter, Sherry (Grant) Kelly, Laurel, Miss.; two grandsons, Christopher Arrington and James Thomas Lampkin; granddaughter, Daphne Manning; and four great-granddaughters.
James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Edgar Brooks
Mr. Edgar Brooks, 86, of Gibson entered into rest on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at the Warrenton Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warrenton.
Mr. Brooks was a native of Jefferson County, and was retired from Georgia-Tennessee Mining Company, Wrens.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Avera, with Rev. Bill Seaman officiating.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Berta Hadden Brooks; four brothers, Edward, Oliver, Howard and Homer Brooks; two sisters, Katie Lou Denton and Martha Brooks Malaczewski.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Helen Whitehead Brooks; two daughters, Julia (Jerry) Brooks Stevenson of Warrenton, and Barbara Brooks Bazemore of Gibson; one brother, George Brooks of Gibson; one sister, Marie Dixon of Stapleton; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Glascock County Concerned Citizens c/o Mrs. Corene Chalker, 3037 Bastonville Rd., Gibson, GA 30810.
Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Co. Carl “Ed” Carwile
Col. Carl “Ed” Carwile, 52, of Warner Robins entered into rest on Friday, March 13, 2009.
Colonel Carwile was born on July 28, 1956, in Del Rio, Texas. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 34 years. His primary assignments were 94th CS Commander, Dobbins AFB; Deputy, Commission Director, 22nd AF, Dobbins AFB; Chief, Force Readiness Branch, HQ Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB. He was recognized as the 2006 Command Communications and Information Civilian of the Year and the HQ Air Force Reserve Command Civilian of the Quarter Supervisor Category.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home, with Colonel Thomas Fey, Chaplain, USAF, officiating. Interment was in the Louisville City Cemetery on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at 2 p.m.
He was predeceased by his father, Jerry D. Carwile Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Laura Henderson Carwile, Warner Robins; daughter, Leah A. Carwile, Atlanta; mother, Bettie Crews Carwile, Madison Heights, Va.; brothers, Jerry Donald Carwile Jr. (Carol), San Antonio, Texas, and Michael W. Carwile (Kim), Shipman, Va.; father-in-law, Clarence Henderson Jr. (Betty Jean), Louisville; mother-in-law, Joan Fortner Fulghum (Tommy), Augusta; a number of nieces and nephews and other family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Heart of Georgia Hospice, 103 Westridge Drive, Warner Robins GA 31088 or to the Louisville United Methodist Church, 301 W 7th Street, Louisville GA 30434.
McCullough Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements
Mrs. Peggy J. Dotson
Peggy J. Dotson, 59, of Waynesboro entered into rest Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Brentwood Terrace Health Center.
She was born on Oct. 7, 1949, in Wrens to the late Clarence Franklin Perdue Sr. and Willie Mae Huff Perdue. For many years she worked at Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services as a social service technician. She was a member of Rosemont Heights Baptist Church and attended Hebron Baptist Church.
Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2009, at Hebron Baptist Church, Waynesboro, with Rev. Earl Saxon officiating. Interment followed at Burke Memorial Gardens.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger E. Dotson.
Survivors include two daughters, Andrea Quick (Jason) of Waynesboro, and Debbie Herndon of Nixa, Mo.; three sisters, Wanda Walden (Bennie Sr.) of Gibson, Patricia Herndon (Larry) of Wrens, and Judy Thigpen of Coshocton, Ohio; one brother, Clarence Perdue Jr. (Linda) of Canal Fulton, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Dillon Quick, Cameron Quick, Walker Quick, Shaun Jordan, Bethanie Herndon, Shelby Herndon and Thomas Herndon; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were James Cranford, Tommy Herndon, Shaun Jordan, Chuck Land, Wallace Quick and Lee Bacino.
DeLoach Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Georgia Effie Deriso Gaston
Mrs. Georgia Effie Deriso Gaston, 97, of Wadley entered into rest on Monday, March 16, 2009, at Glendale Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Moxley United Methodist Church, with Rev. Ruth Lovejoy and Dr. Larry Sauls officiating. Interment will follow in the Moxley Cemetery.
Mrs. Gaston, born in Jefferson County, was a retired seamstress and a member of the Moxley United Methodist Church where she has been a member since she was 13-years-old.
Survivors include three sons, Bobby Sonny Gaston (Julia) of Wadley, Wailliam Roy Gaston (Mary Lois) of Wadley and Jack E. Gaston of Wadley; eight grandchildren, Wayne Gaston, Harold Gaston, Selena Grace, Greg Gaston, Deborah Pate, Jean March, Karen Sheppard and Ann Baker; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Gaston, Harold Gaston, Sam Gaston, Greg Gaston, Clay Grace, Johnny Deriso, Tommy Sheppard and Tony Hattaway.
Memorials may be made to the Moxley United Methodist Church, in care of Mary Lois Gaston, 1175 Walden Brett Rd., Wadley, GA 30477.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Betty J. Hayes
Mrs. Betty J. Hayes, 76, of Blythe entered into rest on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at her residence.
Mrs. Hayes was native of Burke County. She was retired from U.S. Postmaster. She was the wife of 53 years to Harvey Hayes and the daughter of the late Fred Greiner and Olive Gunn Greiner.
Funeral services were held at James Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Jerry Cole officiating. Interment followed in Blythe United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include her son, Randy Hayes; sister, Annie Hayes; and a brother, Frank Greiner.
Pallbearers were Delma Gunn, Louie Gunn, Jimmy Gunn, Billy Dozier, Billy Dixon and Keith McGarity.
James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Pauline Mills Lowery
Mrs. Pauline Mills Lowery of Marietta entered into rest on Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Kindred Hospital in Atlanta.
She was a native of Jefferson County, a member of Turner Chapel AME Church and president of Ace Special Tours, Marietta.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Stone Springfield AME Church, Stapleton, with Rev. Ethan officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Phillip Lowery, Marietta; three sisters, Dorothy (Prince) Burley, Augusta, Frances Cartwright, Weston, Conn., and Virginia Davis, Tampa, Fla.; three brothers, Ernest (Mattie) Lowery, Augusta, Robert Lowery, York, S.C., and Thomas (Mae) Lowery, Augusta; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Williams Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wylie D. McDaniel
Mr. Wylie D. McDaniel, 65, of Trenton, S.C. entered into rest on Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at University Hospital.
Mr. McDaniel was born in Bartow, and was a member of Vaucluse First Baptist Church. He was sales manager at Augusta Concrete Block Company.
A memorial service was held Friday, March 13, 2009, at 3 p.m. at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Laurie Wheatley McDaniel; one son, Wylie Palmer McDaniel of Trenton, S.C.; three daughters, Brittani Paige McDaniel and Morgan Kandis McDaniel, both of Trenton, S.C. and Robin Prescott, Hephzibah; two brothers, Foye McDaniel, Jackson S.C., and John McDaniel, Saluda, S.C.; one sister, Madge New, Louisville; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Vaucluse First Baptist Church Youth Fund, PO Box 26, Vaucluse, S.C. 28950.
Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.