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PAGE 8-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2003 UNIFIED- Pictured with Guest Speaker 'Garfield Heard is Tommy Johnson, a seventeen year mem- ber of the Hogansvill e City Council, retired. The event was well attended a n d enjoyed by all. Heritage Banquet Enjoyed The Westside Voters League 3rd annual Black Heritage Banquet was held at St. Paul C.M.E. Church on February 21st. Garfield Heard was the guest speaker. Each year a native of Hogansville is asked to return and share his or her experiences with us. Garfield's contribution was in sports. He expressed the importance f education respon- sibility to one's self and willingness to work hard to achieve your goals. By example, he showed that you must always give something back tO the community. To those to whom much is given, of those much is required. He has established a youth educational scholarship at Wadley Chapel United Methodist Church and Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Corinth in honor of his mother, Mrs. Charlie Mae Heard and his aunt, Mrs. Katie B. Thornton. Each year the Westside Voters League seeks to edu- cate the community about our black roots by celebrating the accomplishments of our local black citizens. Harold R. Braswell May 3, 1932 - February 27, 2003 Harold R. Braswell, 70, of the Rocky Mount Community of Meriwether County, died February 27th at Newnan Hospital East. The funeral service was conducted March 1st in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home inHogansville. The Reverend Wayne Settle officiat- ed and interment was in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Rocky Mount. Pallbearers were Robert Braswell, Edward Cochran, Chuck Nash, Robert McDonald, Robert McDonald, Jr., Wayne Crawley, Jimmy Braswell and Shane Bulloch. Mr. Braswel] was born May 3, 1932 in Meriwether County, son of the late Clarence Virgil Braswell and the late Clara Rowe Braswell. A lifelong resident of Meriwether County, he was an Army veteran of the Koran War and was retired from Shhw Industries in Newnan. He was a loving husband and father. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Sarah Caldwell BrasweU of Rocky Mount; one. daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Demetrio Escandon of Newnan; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Dennis and Donna Braswell of Greenville, Richard Braswell and Chad Braswell, both of Luthersville; one sister, Josie Wyche of Newnan; five grandchildren, Daniel Braswell, Christian Escandon, Regina Fuller, Damon Blankenship and Kim Ellis; three great grandchildren, Austin Chaffin, Adam Blankenship and Amy Ellis; and his father- in-law, Ben Caldvell of Rocky Mount. Mrs. Rosa C. Walker October 6, 1907 - February 28, 2003 Mrs. Rosa Cottingham Walker, 95, of Hogansville, died February 28th at Hospice LaGrange. The funeral service was conducted March 2nd in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend David Pickard officiated and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Pallbearers were Ralph Cottingham, Edward Cottingham, Gordon Cottingham, Bobby Cottingham, Mark Cottingham, Wayne Cottingham and Jim Cottingham. Mrs. Walker was born October 6, 1907 in Opelika, Alabama, daughter of the late Marcus and Mamie Cantaleau Cottingham. She had lived in Hogansville over fifty years and was retired from Uniroyal, Inc. Sh( was a melnber of St. James United Methodist Church affd the Hogansville Senior Center. Survivors include a granddaughter, Debra Echols, of Hogansville; two grandsons and their wives, Darrel and Yish Flowers of LaGrange and Terry and Janetha Jones of Conyers; her daughter-in-law, Edna Flowers of Hogansville; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. In addi- tion to her parents, she was preceded in death by her hus- band, Houston Walker; her daughter, Dorothy Flowers; her son, Charles Flowers; and a grandson, Millard Jones. The Claude A. ,McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Realtree's David Blanton Lohman's Ricky Joe Bishop Quaker Boy Founder Dick Kirby Hunter Specialties Eddie Salter Primes', Shane Berry Knight & Hale * Chuck Jones Woodhaven's Michael Pentecost REGISTER TO WIN Ithaca 12 Gauge Turkey Slayer Shotgun Meet Factory Representatives Mossy Oak Realtree HS Knight & Hale Lehman REMINGTON HEAVY SHOT DEMONSTRATIONS FREE "GOODIE BAGS" (with Every Seminar Ticket) FOOD FUN DOOR PRIZES Limited Seating Get Your Tickets Early Call for information: 706-882-1555 First Baptist Plans Y )uth Week Revival By PATTI PHILLIPS The Hogansville First Baptist Church will have a Youth Week Revival Sunday, March 9 - Thursday, March 13 at the church. Services Sunday arc at ll a.m. and Monday are at 7 p.m. Rev. 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