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i 199 He retired L OBITUARIES John M. Aiken JohnM.Aiken,87,ofClearwater, in Clearwater in innie Ruby )mas, lyde tonal 21st. Sun- )rida and a former resident of gansville, died Sunday, January ; 1999 at Palm Garden Convales- ,at Center in Clearwater. The funeral service was conducted ! 1 a.m. Wednesday, January 13 in e Chapel of the Claude A. ;cKibben and Sons Funeral Home :.H0gansville. Dr. Jimmy Brown ficiated and interment was in Myrtle 11 Cemetery. !Mr. Aiken was born September 1911 in Omaha, Georgia, son of :}late John George Aiken and the Bessie Powell Aiken. A former [ident of Columbus and Harris unty, he lived in Hogansville for tht years before making his home tl As- mday t our . Re- Mrs. Barbara Hornsby Britt, 69, medi- Harietta, died Wednesday, Janu- :llow- 6, 1999. Memorial services were from Wells Dairies in Columbus. was a member of Pine Lake Baptist Church in Harris County, and was a former member of the Hogansville Senior Center. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Val Vaillancourt of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; one son, John M. Aiken, Jr. of Peacht- ree City; two granddaughters, Miss Cynthia Reynolds of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Mrs. Paula Janney of Hogansville; and two great-grand- sons, Ryan McMillan and Christo- pher McMillan, both of Hogansville. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Barbara Hornsby Britt at 2:30p.m. Sunday, January 10 employee of Southern Bell, and she retired from AT&T as a group man- ager. Survivors include one son, John he Chapel of Carmichael Funeral Britt of Marietta; stepdaughter, Linda ---=------'*Nvae in Marietta with Rev. Dr. David Weaver of Fort Mill, S.C.; a sister, II)erofficiating. Jean Shelton of Attalla, Ala.; a , Ill'urn in Hogansville, Mrs. Britt brother,JackHomsbyofOrangePark, i ]l ! been a resident of Cobb County Fla.; two step-grandchildren; num- thepast 36 years. She was a former ber of nieces, nephews, and cousins. laloc. Roy J. Thompson, Sr. . Ken-Roy J. Thompson, Sr., 76, of County, was a member of the First :,dwardmtville, died Sunday, January 10, @. Bill9 at Peachtree Regional Hospital Ls, l,ts.ewnan. De an ,The funeral service was conducted iel, lr.,! p.m. Wednesday, January 13 in )aniel! Chapel of the Claude A. [rs :Kibben and Sons Funeral Home ,fk 'ill or3 of ogansville. The Rev. Willard ixJ lv,a n and the Rev. Jerry Conner offi- Jal aesl and interment was in Myrtle nes in .emetery. .  _ 1, 1 irs.pallhearers were Jonnny lnomp- Mo Ill e I, Chuck Thompson, Luke Thorn p- Alliciab Brian Garrett, Jason Howard, Howard, Ronnie Kelly, and Thompson was born Febru- 14, 1922 in Coweta County, son late James Henry Thompson the late Sarah Burks Thompson. g resident of Coweta BaptistChurch of Grantville, and was retired from Southern Mills in Se- noia. He was an Army veteran of World War Two. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Frances Conner Thompson of Grantville; two daughters and a son- in-law, Martha and Bruce Howard, Jr. and Mrs. Betty Garrett, all of Newnan; two sons and a daughter-in -law, Roy J. Thompson, Jr. of Grantville, James E. andDebbieThompson of Hogansville; one sister, Mrs. Janie Ruth Kelly of Newnan; two sisters-in-law, Mrs, Ruthie Mac Thompson of Sharpsburg and Mrs. Betty Thompson of Grantviile; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. ;:i:ili STATE LABOR COMMISSIONER MARTI FULLERTON, left, pre- sents a faithful service award to John Howsare, of Hogansville, of the Georgia Department of Labor's safety inspections office in the central office in Atlanta. Howsare was cited recently for 10 years faithful service to the state and the labor department. THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1999---HOGANSVILLE HERALD--3 Author Bailey White To Speak At Friends Of The Library Annual Dinner Author Bailey White of Thomasville will be the keynote speaker at the LaGrange College Friends of the Library annual dinner on Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Lamar Dodd Art Center. She will hold a book-signing just prior to the event, Tickets are $12 and can be reserved through February 2 by call- ing Lori Slay at (706) 812-7233. White is the author of "Quite a Year for Plums", "Sleeping at the Starlite Motel: and Other Adventures on the Way Back Home" and "Mama Makes Up Her Mind: And Other Dangers of Southern Living". White's commentaries on National Public Radio about eccentric rela- tives and rural life, as well as her surprise best-seller "Mama Makes Up Her Mind", have transformed her from a 'first-grade teacher living with her mother in south Georgia to a reluctant and somewhat baffled mi- nor celebrity,' according to an article in the New York Times. Though White is known for her radio personality, she said she sees herself as a 'writer in print, and the fact that I have a job on the radio is just coincidental.' On the radio she has a radio voice of an 80-year-old, though in reality she is in her 40s. Her simple rural values and home- spun, Southern truths have generated more mail than any other NPR com- mentator. Many of the letters are from Southerners who have moved away and tell her she reminds them of their grandmothers. Her radio commentaries and sketches are filled with folks like her Uncle Jimbuddy, a skilled cabinet- maker with a habit of.chopping off. his fingers one by one; her Aunt Belle, who taught an alligator to roar on command; and most of all her mother, Rose, who keeps very active worms in her kitchen for recreation and the garden compost. Her first novel, "Quite A Year for Plums", introduces her readers to the peculiar but lovable people who in- habit a small town in southern Geor- gia: Roger, a peanut virologist; Della, a painter of chickens; and Louise, who is laying to summon Martian . invaders. Let's Keep Georgia Peachy Clean. Sponsored by the Georgia Department of Transportation Advertise In The Hogansville Herald You will do better with us. Call 706-846-3188 Dan Stout Fax: 706-846-2206 The City of Hogansville will be flushing fire hydrants on January 27th from 7 p.m. until midnight. Customers may experience low water pressure during these hours. The City apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. FRANCES ROBINSON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY PARTY. MO N DAY._J_A_N .......... ips with= er than R$. DOROTHY CAMEFION (left) and Mrs. Virginia Pope with United . Hhodist Women. ber that appeal FULFILLING )w theYlr,  , 00o0000ope, Cameron Direct The Hogansville Herald Callaway Basketball Jan. 15 Greenville ttomc Jan. 16 Bowdoll llonlc Jail. 19 Bremen Axvay Middle School Basketball Jail. 15 Pike COtHlly A\\;vay Jan. 20 Greenville Away UMW Activities the activities for the Methodist Organization are President, Pope, and Vice Presi- Dorothy Cameron. Mrs. UtS a member of Fayeneville nited Methodist Church and Cameron is a member of St. IHogansville) United Method- Both ladies serve as the of her local church UMW with the other elected encouraged to attend, or have a repre- sentative present. Churches interested in reactivation or organizing a UMW unit are requested to have a represen- tative present also. On Saturday, February 6, 1999, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., the North Georgia Conference United Methodist Women will sponsor a leg- islative seminar at Tucker First United Methodist Church, 5095 LaVista Road, Tucker, Georgia. The seminar will feattu'e: Challenge, Legislative Updates, and Choices of Workshops. Registrations should be mailed to: Mrs. Louise Young, 370 Dan Place, Smyrna, Georgia 30082, along with a $3.00 per person registration fee. All local churches are encouraged to par- ticipate. For further information, contact Mrs. Virginia Pope, President LaGrange District UMW, 115 San- dra Street, Fayetteville, Georgia 30215, telephone 706-719-2138. participate in a Mission Alive nt on January 23, 1999 at The event is being , the Women's Division, in New York City. Pope will be hosting a g for local unit presi- of the LaGrange District on ,ary 30, 1999, 8:30 a.m., at an First United Methodist local unit presidents are For Comments Write: Hogansville Herald is available ai the following locations: ...................................... .Ingles Hogansville Pharmacy Hogansville Laundry & Cleaners Edd Morris Service Station Piggly Wiggly Grocery Cato's Family Restaurant Tucker Boys Convenience Store Elders Grocery Money Back Amoco Hummingbird Station Citgo Nobles Truck Stop Subscribe to one year of The H0gansville Herald for local news, sports and features $15.90 (in Troup & Meriwether County) $23.63 (remainder of Georgia) $3O.OO (out of state) Send check or money order to: Hogansvillc Herald P.O. Box 426 Hogansville, GA 30230 706-846-3188 Namc .......................................... Address ...................................... City ............................................ Stale ........................................... 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