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J HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2008 PAGE 3-A Reese Brockway May 29, 1951 - February 18, 2008 Member, Luthersville Baptist Church Mr. Russell Reese Brockway, 56, of Luthersville, died Monday February 18, 2008, at Heartland Hospice in Riverdale. The funeral service was conducted at 2:00 p.m, Wednesday, February 20, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Joe Felder officiated and interment was in the Luthersville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Travis Brockway, Cory Brockway, Jesse Brockway, Seaborn Brockway, Johnny Hobbs, and Jim Redwine. Born May 29, 1951 in Franklin, Mr. Brockway was the son of the late Russell Davis Brockway and the late Florence Hawk Brockway. He was a life long resident of Luthersville, attended Luthersville Baptist Church, and was employed as an auto body technician. He lived life to the fullest and thor- oughly enjoyed his friends and outdoor activities. Survivors include sons and daughter in-law, Travis and Shelly Brockway of Sharpsburg, and Cory Brockway of Luthersville; a sister and brother in-law, Beth and Johnny Hobbs, and a brother and sister in-law, Seaborn and Kathy Brockway, all of Luthersville; and four grandchildren, Jesse Brockway, Meagan Brockway, Gracie Brockway, and Landon Brockway. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Elizabeth Rice January 13, 1930 - February 24, 2008 Loving wife and mother Mrs. Annie Elizabeth (Granny) Rice, 78, of LaGrange, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 24, 2008. The funeral service was conducted at 2:00 p.m Wednesday, February 27, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Jerome Hicks and the Reverend James Moon officiated and inter- ment was in Eastview Cemetery in LaGrange. A lifelong resident of LaGrange, Mrs. Rice was born January 13,1930, daughter of the late Willard and Sara Gilbert Coker. She served a number of years as a school crossing guard at Hollis Hand SchoOl and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She is survived by her children, Patsy Doran, Mike Henson, Rhonda Laudig, and Mark Rice, all of LaGrange, and Ann Adams of Centralhatchee; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; a special "best buddy," Jim Andrews, of LaGrange; and many other loving family mem- bers and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Doff Rice; a brother, Bill Coker; and a granddaughter, Shannon Laudig. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Olevia Owens Rosser February 24, 2008 SGT Corey Emmett Spates July 3, 1986- February 10, 2008 U.S. Army Veteran SGT Corey Emmett Spates, 21, passed away on Sunday, February 10 in Diyala Province, Iraq. Corey was born July 3, 1986 in LaGrange. He attended Troup County Schools and played the saxophone in the band at Long Cane Middle School. He was a letterman of the Troup High school football team, and played defensive back in the playoffs at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Corey attended the Marc Richt football camp. At Troup High, he also was a let- terman of the Swim Team. He was a member of Western Heights Baptist Church. After high school, he joined the UniteffStates Army in May 2004 and served his first tour in Iraq from January 2005 to January 2006 and was faithfully serving his country in his second tour of duty in Iraq at the time of his death. A memorial service was held in Iraq by his unit, 2/3 ACR Grim Troop, FOB Caldwell, on February 15, and was led by Lt. Col. Paul Calvert. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 23 at Faith Baptist Church with Reverend Greg Brown offi- ciating. Burial with military honors followed in Meadoway Gardens. Cemetery. Thei amfly received friends at Western Heights Baptist Church rom 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, February 22. Corg was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and to honor Corey's love for this team, the family requested everyone to wear black and red for the funeral. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Celeste Spates of Hogansville; mother and step-father, Joy and Steve Thomas of LaGrange; father, Steve Spates of LaGrange; three brothers Michael and Amanda Spates, Jacob Thomas and Patrick Thomas, all of LaGrange; grandparents, Donald and Jackie Estes of Adairsvfle; Sandra and John Simpson, Jolly Spates, and Argle and Debra Thomas, all of I aGrange; moth- er-in-law and and step-father-in-law, Cynthia and Greg York of Hogansville; father-in-law and step-mother-in- law, Scott and Susie Burke of Odessadale, three nephews, Michael Crowder, Levi Crowder, and Corey Scott Spates; a niece, Georgia Spates; and his dog, Herschel and cat, Bruce. Flowers will be accepted or those desiring may contribute to either Western Heights Baptist Church, Children's Ministry or the University of Georgia, Athletic Department, Attn: Georgia Bulldog Club, P.O. Box 1472, Athens, GA 30603, checks payable to the ArchFoundation in memory of Corey Spates. Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road. 706-884-8636. 706-882-1873 " e File Offer Home Phone Services. There will be a benefit midland. singing Friday Feb. 22 at Cats Just Forgiven of House of Southern Food LaGrange, Heighlanders of located at 106 S. Highway 29, LaGrange, and the Hogansville for Mr. Kenneth Christianaires of LaGrange Rice. will be attending. The singing starts at 7 Everyone is invited to p.m. Singers will be theattend. Kingdom Harvest Singers of The Southern Crescent Wednesday - Beef stew, Area Agency on Aging mixed vegetabies in stew, announoes this menu for next grilled cheese sandwich, week. margarine, hot cinnamon Monday - Lemon pepper apple slices, milk, coffee and chicken, hominy or corn,tea. broccoli, whole wheat roll, Thursday - Sliced ham, margarine, tangerine, milk, pinto beans turnip greens, coffee and tea. cornbread, margarine, sliced Tuesday - Salmon pattiespears, milk, coffee and tea. or baked tilapia, parslied Friday Meatloaf, potatoes, english peas, bis- mashedpotatoes, limabeans, cuit, margarine, fruit cup, whole wheat roll, margarine, milk, coffee or tea. orange, milk, coffee and tea. } Proax/ures offered indude: United Concordia, Delta Dental, Metlife, BC/BS & Others Welcome! [g] C LTt MB S 4405 N. Stadium Dr Ste. A Columbus, GA 31909 & Maph l~kl~ 706.507.0901 Fax emaih drscuba@columbusoms.com Olevia Owens Rosser, 73 of Grantville passed away on February 24. Plans wil be announced at a later time. Sewell Mortuary in Grantville will be in charge ofarrnage- ments. Frank A. Smith October 1, 1923 - February 20, 2008 Veteran, U.S. Merchant Marine Mr. Frank A. Smith, 84, of Hogansville, died Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. The funeral service was conducted at 1:00 p.m Saturday, February 23, in the Chapel of Claude A: McKibben and Sons - Funeral Home. His sons, Anthony Smith and Richard Smith, officiated and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Born October 1, 1923, in Sargent, Mr. Smith was the son of the late Russell Young Smith and the Mte Gertngle Shinn Smith. He was raised in Hogansville, served in the U.S. Army prior to World War Two, and served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during the war. Helived in Cobb County for a num- ber of years, returning to Hogansville in 1975, was retired from kheed Corporation, and was a Christian who believed in Jesus. Survivors include daughters, Sybil Melinda and Brooks Tinsley o Marietta, Trudy Carol and John Reno of Lithia Springs, and Betty Lois and Johnny Womack of Bremen; sons, Anthony McDonald (Vicki) Smith of Byron and Richard Young (Gale) Smith of Hogansville; one sister, Elsie Downing, of Hogansville; seventeen grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Sevoe ortuar Family Owned & Operated 220 Charlie Patterson Rd. Grantville, GA. 30220 (770) 583-2155 Kearta Sewell Director & Licensed Embalmer Correction from tast week. In error by this newspaper last weeks pnce was shown at $8999 The correct price is S3.999 Bennie & Mary Sewell Founder Our Basic Service Includes: Professional Services Total Cost $3,999.00 Embalming &: Preparations Casket Vault, Opening & Closing Family Home Setup Church Service (Chairs, Door Badge, Register Stand &: Book) Final Newspaper Notice Head Stone tic Slab Programs Sales Tax (1) Death Certificate Transportation of Remains There are no hidden cost, (50) Mile Radius You pay the same price Hearse When you walk in (1) Limo And when you walk out. Register Book Claude A. McKibben & Sons Funeral Home 208 Johnson Street Hogansville, Georgia 706-637-8623 We Sell All Types of Tires HUBBARD & SPINKS 1115 E. Main St, . Phone: H0gansville, GA30230 (706) 637-6379 . To Place Your [!Advertisement I f 0 xmacy i l~ommunity l l Phil iVddtop Y ]: [ ~l~ Bank &Trust :! i 300 MaStreet : ii i!t Downto H0gansville ~0~~ ~~ L ' Latien love is It does not ove p . . 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