Obituaries
November 22, 2012 Issue

Mrs. Derryl Williams Cochran
Mrs. Derryl Williams Cochran, 79, of Gibson entered into rest on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Gibson Health and Rehab Center.

Mrs. Cochran was a native of Bartow. She was a LPN and an Episcopalian.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Curtis Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Kenneth Watkins officiating.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Cochran; parents, Harvey Young Williams Sr. and Emma Rushin Williams; sister, Nita Watkins; three brothers, Harvey Young Williams Jr., Harmon Williams and Burt Williams; and a niece, Crystal Williams.

Survivors include her sister, Susan W. Gibson, Aiken S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Curtis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Ruthie Mae Floyd “Kittie” Dallas
Mrs. Ruthie Mae Floyd “Kittie” Dallas of Louisville entered into rest on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her residence.

Mrs. Dallas was a native of Jefferson County where she also received her education. She lived in Fulton County until returning several years ago. She was the daughter of the late Ulysses and Lena Mae Floyd.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. at James and Virginia Davis Chapel, Louisville, with Rev. Joe Hill officiating.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Lee Dallas of Louisville; daughter, Betty Jean Dallas of Louisville; stepson, Micky Dallas of Ohio; sister, Mamie Floyd of Louisville; brother, Willie Lee Floyd of Cincinnati, Ohio; aunts, Edith (Aaron) Bigham of Wadley, and Idell Lambry of Atlanta; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Dorothy McNair
Mrs. Dorothy McNair, 90, of Warrenton entered into rest on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Gibson Health and Rehab Center.

Mrs. McNair was a lifelong resident of Warren County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Beulah Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Mt. Beulah Baptist Church, with Rev. Mike Sutphin officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul O. McNair.

Survivors include her daughter, Jewel Duffie, Thomson; son, Emory (Teresa) McNair, Stapleton; three sisters, Vera Allen, Dearing, Lois Tankersley, Thomson, and Gladys Hammett, Dearing; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Lee Duffie, Wayne Duffie, Robby McNair, Huey McNair, Timmy Haile and Jerry Tankersley.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. William C. “Dub” Holley
Mr. William C. “Dub” Holley, 87, of Wrens entered into rest on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at University Hospital.

One of eight children born to the late Mary Wheeler Holley and the late James Jim Holley, Mr. Holley was a lifelong resident of Jefferson County and a member of Wrens Baptist Church and the Walter Jacobsen Sunday School Class. He was a patriot who served his country in the Marine Corps during WWII. He retired after 33 years of service with the VA Hospital. He also worked farming, painting, construction, etc.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Wrens Baptist Church, with Rev J. Scott McKinney, Dr. Stan Littleton and Dr. James M. Ford officiating. Interment followed in Wrens Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Will J. Holley; and siblings, Audrey H. Bowles, Jimmie Holley Jr., JoAnn H. Prescott and Peggy H. Strickland.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Clyde Radford Holley; sons, Kenneth A. Holley, Keith E. Holley (Susan) and Mark W. Holley; siblings, Margie H. James, Joyce H. Williford and Don K. Holley; five grandchildren, Kenneth A. Holley Jr., Kimberly N. Usry (Blake), Stephanie Stewart, Trent P. Holley (Ashley) and Travis Beckworth (Taylor); four great-grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces and friends.

Pallbearers were his nephews, Raymond James, Wylie Prescott, Wade Williford, Steve Williford, Jason Holley and Tyler James.

Honorary pallbearers were the Walter Jacobsen Sunday School Class and American Legion Post 229.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wrens Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 217, Wrens, GA 30833.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Patricia “Patsy” Todd Jordan
Mrs. Patricia “Patsy” Todd Jordan of Bartow entered into rest on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at MCG.

Mrs. Jordan decorated Bartow and its park for all holidays. One of her major achievements was the Bartow Museum of which she was both the founder and curator. All of Bartow is on the Historic Register. Her early life began in Perry. She graduated from Perry High School in 1959. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 1963 with a major in special education and taught school in Gwinnett County for 18 years. For the last 20 years she has lived in Bartow. She was a member of Bartow United Methodist Church and was the church pianist. Mrs. Jordan was the owner/operator of Magnolia Mornings Bed and Breakfast, and a major contributor to The Schoolhouse Players.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Bartow United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David Boggs officiating. After the funeral a gathering was held at the family home, Magnolia Mornings, Bartow. Interment was in the Bartow Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Hubert Jordan Jr.; two sons, Todd Jordan of Atlanta, and Hubert Jordan III (Stacy) of Macon; grandchildren, Sean and Seth Jordan; sister, Rita (Charles) Hall; and brother, Terry (Beverly) Todd.

Pallbearers were Al Fennell, Joe Todd, Sean Jordan, Will McKettrick, Bryan McKettrick and Marcus Sowell.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions can be made to The Bartow Community Club/ Museum Project, P.O. Box 251, Bartow, GA 30413.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Vivian T. Lundy
Mrs. Vivian T. Lundy entered into rest on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Gibbons Villas.

Mrs. Lundy was born in Millen on July 22, 1962, to the parentage of the late George Tucker and Lillie Mae Tucker. Mrs. Lundy lived in Jefferson County most of her life and recently moved back to Glascock County. She attended several churches in the surrounding communities, where she was last attending Beyond the Veil Ministries under the leadership of Apostle Darrell Warthen. She used to be employed at Gibson’s Nursing Home and Home Health Care for several years, but due to her health, she was not able to continue to work.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at 2 p.m. at James and Virginia Davis Chapel, Louisville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Bennie Lee Lundy.

Survivors include her two daughters, Tabitha (Ricky) Tucker of Wrens, and Lealita (Lorenzo) Lundy of Louisville; three grandchildren, De’ Landria “Boo Bear” Tucker, Markitrice “KiKi” Kelly and Kentavious “Skeeta” McBride; five brothers, George Glenn (Alice Mae) Tucker, Robert (Sarah) Tucker, Larry Tucker, Clifford James (Tiffany) Tucker and Darrell Lynn Tucker, all of Wrens; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Miss Adell Moore
Miss Adell Moore of Augusta entered into rest on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.

Miss Moore was a native of Louisville, and a member of Peel Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member of the choir.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Peel Grove Baptist Church, Vidette, with Rev. Bobby Williams officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her daughters, Annie Mae (Eric) Bryant, Bobbie Ann Moore, Lucy Mae Jenkins and Marie Leverett; three sons, Jesse (Mary) Jenkins, John Jenkins Sr. and William Moore, all of Augusta; four sisters, Elizabeth Jones, Augusta, Catherine Jenkins, Vidette, Lula Mae Miller, Sandersville, and Gladys Daniel, Atlanta; three godsons; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; friend, Jimmy Lee Jones; two sisters-in-law; and other relatives and friends.

Williams Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Willie Pearl Moss
Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Pearl Moss of Warrenton were held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. at William Grove Baptist Church, Mitchell, with Rev. Robert L. Smith presiding and Rev. G. Lott officiating.

Survivors include four daughters, Betty Ruth Thomas, Mattie Mae Grant, Gwendolyn Tucker and Pearline Harris; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and five godchildren, the Swint children; cousin, Jesse Nelson; and son-in-law, Larry Harris.

Dawsons Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. David Lamar Walker
Mr. David Lamar Walker, 63, of Gough entered into rest on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Georgia Health Sciences.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Green Grove AME Zion Church, Gough, with Rev. Samuel L. Grant officiating. Interment was in the Walker Family Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann Walker, Gough; son, Gary (Dorothy) Walker, Norfolk, Va.; daughter, Veronica (Joseph) Adams, Augusta; three sisters, Hattie Bell LaFavor, Louisville, Josephine Lewis, Aiken, S.C., Jeanette (Glenn) Birt, Wrens; and brother, Bennie Lee Walker, Gough.

Peoples Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Edna E. Wilson
Mrs. Edna E. Wilson, 87, of Thomson entered into rest on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.

Mrs. Wilson was born in Monroe to the late John and Queen Cartledge. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She retired from the Kendall Company after many years.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, with Dr. Terry Quick officiating. Burial followed at Magnolia Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex V. Wilson; sisters, Frances Pennington, Delores Coss and Dora Perceful; one grandson, Ronnie Briggs; one granddaughter, Rhonda Warren; two great-grandchildren, Ava Maddox and Mackenzie Maddox; and one great-great-grandchild, Ryan Fowler.

Survivors include her two sons, Louis Benson of Graniteville, S.C., and Leonard Knotts (Linda) of Gibson; five daughters, Delores Roberts (Mark) of Augusta, Myrtis Edison of Augusta, Brenda Brown (Don) of Thomson, Bonnie Icenhour of Augusta, and Donna Maddox (Larry) of Martinez; pet, Scooter Brown; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her grandsons.

Platts Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Martha Bell Wright
Mrs. Martha Bell Wright of Wadley entered into rest on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Augusta.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Peaceful Zion Baptist Church, Wadley, with Pastor Freddie Strowbridge officiating. Burial was on Nov. 19, 2012, in the Jacksonville National Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.

Survivors include her daughters, Hervenia Faison and Joyce (Derry) Menefee; sons, Willie (Carolyn) Cummings Sr., Walter (Barbara) Wright and Melvin Wright; grandchildren, Martha Lawson, Shannon Cobb, Selena (Norman) Cummings, Jermaine Askew, Mario Faison, Felecia Jenkins, Tammy Wright, Walter Wright Jr., Terrilski Davis and Melvin Thomas; sisters-in-law, Betty Sue Cummings, Janette Cummings and Ruth Grier; 24 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

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