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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - MARCH 9, 2b00 - PA(;E "7 Norman Keith 31, 1909-March 5,2000 3rman Keith, 91, of Greenville, March 5 at West Georgia in LaGrange. service was conducted at 11 a.m. March 8 in the chapel of the Claude A. &apos; Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. s and Reverend Bob Harris interment was in Myrtle Hill ira C. Spradlin Jr., Larry Keith, Joel Keith, Jack Parker and Phillip January 31, 1909 in Meriwether late William Perry Keith and the He was a lifelong resident dairyman and )er of Union Baptist Church in the St. munity. He was a member of the County Cattlemen's;' Association and rs include two daughters and sons in afHogansvflle Jean and Homer Flory of Greenville; I daughter in law, Jim Norman Jr. and of LaGrange; one sister, Patra of Greenville; ' six grandchildren, Keith and Tracy Flory, Todd and Jake Hartley and Kristen Smith, and Chad Keith of Savannah; and Jessica, Sarah, A. McKibben and Sons Funeral was in charge of arrange- Hancel L. Mason 27, 1925-March 1, 2000 . Hancel L. Mgson, 74, of died Wednesday March 1 of injuries :an auto accident in Grantville. service was conducted at 4 p.m. 3 at Antioch Baptist Church in e. Reverend Wesley Boatman, Reverend and Reverend Bryan Geter officiat- was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery I were Elmer William, J. C. Daniel, Lonnie Clayton, Billy Tucker and and Donald Neese S. March 27, 1925 in Clay County, Alabama, son of the late E.H. and Eris King Mason. He had lived in Hogansville since 1946 and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, where he was a former choir director and Sunday School super- intendent. He retired as an industrial engineer for Uniroyal Inc. after forty years of service, served as elections superintendent for Hogansville and was a former member and president of the Hogansville Kiwanis Club. Following his retire- ment, he was employed at Ingles of Hogansville and at Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home for fourteen years. Survivors include his wife, Bobble Mason of Hogansvil!e; two daughters and sons in law, Janice and Jerry McLaughlin of Marathon, Florida and Kim and Be Williams of Port St. Joe, Florida; one son and daughter in law, Terry and Dianne Mason of Snellville; two step daughters and step son in law, Yvonne McKibben of Hogansville and Rhonda and Dan Broach of Grantville; one sister, Sarah Beall of Hogansville; grandchildren; and great grandchildren. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Elizabeth Ashley April 26, 1909-March 3, 2000 Hogansville - Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Ashley, 90 of Hogansville, died Friday, March 3 at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. The funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday March 5 in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansvflle.Reverend Wesley Boatman officiated and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Pallbearers were Mike Pike, Dennis Pike, Mark Pike, Lanny BrasweU, Tony Ashley and Brad Ashley. Mrs. Ashley was born April 26, 1909 in Heard .COunty, daughter of the late Robert Farmer Lewis and the late Mollie Shirey Lewis. She lived in Hogansville most of her life, was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Hogansvflle and was a member of the Hogansville Senior Center. She was the wife of the late Wflburt Ashley St. Survivors include four daughtePs, Dorothy Braswell and Joann Pike of Hogansville, Angelene Fartner of Gary Indiana, and Wilberta Clingenpeel of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania; four sons, Harlis Ashley and Fletcher Ashley, both of Carrollton, Robert Ashley of Hogansville, and Jodie Ashley of Whitesburg; 27 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchil- dren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. The Claude A. McKibben and Sins Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Marjorie C. Stapler April 26, 1928-March 4, 2000 Hogansvflle - Marjorie Chipman Stapler, 71, of Hogansville, died Saturday March 4 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. The funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday March 6 in the chapel of the Claude A McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Reverend Milton Hall and Reverend Home Wisener officiated and interment was in the Corinth Cemetery. Pallbearers were Hubert Howell, richard Attaway, Grover Purgason, Sonny Watson, Charles Lee and Robert Hammett. Mrs Stapler was born April 6, 1928 in Spauldi,:: "County, the daughter of the late Jesse M. Chipmal and the late Leona Lewis Chipman. She had lived in Hogansville since 1960 and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Robert t Stapler of Hogansville; two stepsons, James Edward Stapler of Buena Vista nd Robert Larry Stapler il Opelika Alabama; one sister, Phyllis Fincher ! LaGrange; one brother, Jesse Chipman Jr, i Hogansville; and one step grandchild. Contributions in memory of Marjorie ;tal,k  may be made to the Corinth Cemetery Fund, The Claude A, McKibben and Sons Ftulela! Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrange ments. Reincarnation." Accepted Part of Culture ? As we enter the Lenten sea- to make us into a new treat ,, son and begin our preparation for and to give us a new eternal htc the celebration of the While Christians today tm Resurrection (Easter), I am the greatest opportunity we have reminded of a belief that is ever had, and the best meth,d:, becoming acceptedinour socie- to share the good news aboui ty today, Reincarnation (the Christ, we should never adoln a rebirth of the soul in another condescending attitude,, toward body; re = again, and incarnate - people who are still searchm to become flesh) is a very popu- We need to recognize their h,m lax subject among many celebri- Christ." (Current Thoughts & ness, their hunger to know wha ties. Because of its popularity and Trends, March, 1997, pg. 3). we too often hold too caaaii,,  because some well-known movie - Many people who do not know Reincarnation and reut'vt:c!io stars have confessed belief in Christ are still searching for are at opposite poles. Chri,1 -i reincarnation, it is becoming an answerstolife'sperplexingques- dence to support it. l,et's , acceptedpartofourculture.What tionsquestions about life's the truth. That's a big part of JiJc: does the Bible have to say on this meaning, how it started, what is purpose! subject? life's purpose and where doe it While the Bible does not name lead. In their desperation, they M/ss or explain the idea, it was some- often turn of some mystical or l-logals[U(:3 thing many ancient people superstitious source for an Pa00e believed. Even in Jesus' earthly answer. And they miss it alto- __o ant Se_j..r ministry, Herod, who had John gather! Life's pain and suffering, ouw4 t4Uy"ln'"r", Z-X_ILJl UA' 29 the Baptist beheaded in prison, poverty and meanness is not was plagued by the fearthat John going to be solved by being sen- had come back to life (March tencedtoanotherattemptatdoing The 2000 Miss th)gansillv 6:16). Herod throughout Jesus better in another life, Nirvanacan Pageant will be held on Satda was John "risen from the dead." never be achieved! April 29th. The pageant is ,*p’m The Bible neither confirms or It is not reincarnation, but to allgirlsages2and up. The firm denies Herod's assumption as resurrection! That is the future meeting and practice hw aft ant right or wrong, though we know hope! "Jesus said unto her groups will be Monday, March the truth. (Martha), 'I am the resurrection, 20th at 7 PM at the [togall>viih "Because belief in the past and the life; he who believes in Recreation Departmem. fo'm, lives is common in our culture, me, thoughheweredead, yetshall Hogansville elementary Scho, fi Christians should make an effort he live: And he who lives and All participants and m,h,,r:. to know something about the phe- believes in me shall never die. Do are urged to attend For mmu nomenon. That awareness can you believe this?" (John 11: 25- information, call Donna Arnold" make possible a point of contact 26). Jesus did not come to give us at 637-5504 or Elaine Cart m o37 for sharing the good news of another chance to do better, but 4201. TROPHIES • PLAQUES • GIFTS AW:MED/,S, RIBBONS Engraving Co. 34 William "Rusty"₯awn 141 Main St. 58 LaGrange, GA 30240 Phone: 706-882-7205 Fax: 706-882-0944 00veeJvv 706-637-9468 1-800-312-3229 and Residential Work Hester ,884-2724 117 West Main Street Hogansville, GA 30230 James R. 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