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HOG~'WILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2004 Sara L. Eley July 24, 1915 - March 15. 2004 Lifelong Resident of Hogansville Mrs. Sara L. (Berba) Eley, 88, of Hogansvflle, died Monday, March 15 at the home of her daughter in Grantville. The funeral service was conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Rex'. Max McCord officiated; interment followed in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Pallbearers were Charles Prather, H.C. Brock, Donald Neese, Tyrone Montgomery, Tommy Thrower, and Ralph Gaddy. Mrs. Eley was born July 24, 1915, in Troup County, daughter of the late Amos and Vestula Brand Lowery. A lifelong resident of Hogansville, she retired from Uniroyal, Inc. after 51 years of service, and was a member of Highland Baptist Church in Hogansville, where she had been active in the Happy Six~y's. She was the wife of the late Hulette Eley. Survivors include one daughter and son in-law, Janice and Vaden Garner of Grantville; one son and daughter in-law, Mike and Karen Eley of LaGrange; two sisters, Ruth Bennett of Hogansville and Betty Richey of Newnan; five grand- children; and four great-grandchildren. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Janet L. Trent June 6, 1933 - March 6, 2004 Troup County Native Janet Lunsford Trent, 70, of LaGrange, died Saturday, March 6 at Hospice LaGrange. The funeral service was conducted at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 7, at Asbury United Methodist Church in Harrisonville. Rex: Wayne Hester officiated; interment was in Providence Cemetery in Harrisonville. Mrs. Trent was born June 6, 1933, in Troup County, daughter of the late James Emmett Lunsford and the late Nancy Jackson Lunsford. A resident of Troup County most of her life, she lived in Atlanta for fifteen years and was a for- mer employee of Rich's, Inc. She was a member of-Asbury United Methodist Church. Survivors include three sisters and brothers-in-law, Pat and Lany Pruitt of Lanett, AL, Cynthia and James Hubbard of Dallas, and Gloria and Richard Bagwell of Riverdale; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Fran Lunsford of Charlotte, N.C. and John and Anna Lunsfl)rd of 1)ouglasville; and a number of nieces and nephews. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Louise Morris Grace O~ tober 20, 1926 - March 11, 2004 Cat Lover Louise Morris Grace, 77, of LuthersvilIe, died Thursday, March 11 at Newnan Hospital. Funeral services were conducted at two p.m., Sunday, March 14, in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in HogansviIIe. Rev. Richard Campbell officiated. A private interment was in Westview Cemetery in Atlanta. Mrs. (;race was born Oct. 20, 1926 at Crawford Long Hospital in Atlanta. She was preceded in death by her par- ents, Clyde E. and Mildred O'Connor Morris and her grandparents, Eddie and Delia Mae O'Connor Davenport and William R. and Julia Gentry Morris. In 1942, she graduated from old Fulton High School in Atlanta, which was locat- ed where Turner Field is noun She moved to Miami, FL and worked for Eastern Airlines fro" 32 years in Revenue Accounting. After retiring, she moved back to Georgia and lived with her sis- ter and brother-in law, Dee and Hoke Bradley in Lone Oak for 12 years before moving to Luthersville. She had a great love of cats; her own household consist- ed of two cats and she fed every stray cat that came along. Survi'Pors include her sister and brother-in-la~i~.q)ee and Hoke Bradley of St. Marks: nephews, Alan and Laurie Stanley and Gerald Stanley of Atlanta; great-niece, Sheila and Joe Phillips of Hogansville!e: great-nephews, Russell Stanley Dreyer, Dunwoody and Kristopher Stanley of Atlanta; several great great-nephews; and many won- derful friends. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Virginia E Tidwell October 12, 1924 - March 14, 2004 Faith Baptist Church Member Virginia Payoe Tidwell, 79, of Hogansville, died Sunday, March 14 at her home. Funeral services were con- ducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Pastor Stanley Rogers and Rev. Stephen Peoples officiated. Interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetmj, in Hogansville. Pallbearers were Jason Townsend, READY FOR THE CHALLENGE- Patrick River Academy senior, will be competing at the an/meet this week in Savannah after winning in Region in Boy's Extemporaneous Standley are Broke Haney, alternate and Gifts Extemp Speaker. Ebenezer Serving 'Pizza and This evening, March 18 at 6, the Ebenezer Men's vdll meet in the fellowship Church. Pizza and Paul ~ be served - St. Paul that is. After dinner and a time of networking and Dr. Richard Gillespie will continue in the study sionary journeys of this remarkable missionary Gentiles, Saul of Tarsus, a.k.a. St. Paul. This month we will look closely at his rience on the Road to Damascus, as well as importance of his two week visit with St. Peter, ed in Paul's letter to the Galafians. This group is open to all men. Come as you are. Justin Townsend, Chris Toney, Steven Restrepo, Michael Hatcher, Floyd Gospel Singing Night Brand, and Jeff Williamson. Born October 12, 1924, in Heard County, Mrs. Tidwell was the daughter of the late James Dallas Payne and the late Laura Wilson Payne. She lived in Troup County most other life and was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Hogansville. Survivors include four daughters and their husbands, Margaret Ivey of lq'anklin, Martha Ih-eeman and Ann and Harold Toney, all of Hogansville, and Sandra and David Cole of Weatherford, TX; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Libby Freeman of FranMin; one sister, Lucille Garner of LaGrange; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchil- dren; and two great-great-grandchil- dren. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in. charge of arrangements. A night of old fashioned Holy Ghost Gospel turing Unshackled, Jennifer Middendorf- 12' sensation, Linda Griffith and Dan Burdett more. The singing will take place at Grantville God, 30 Main St. March 27at 6 p.m. For more information call Dan Burdett at or visit The Lords Place Thrift Store in Deacon of the week: Bob Irvin. Remember the sick shut- ins and bereaved in prayer. The Adult Choir special music Sunday morning was "Lord, I Lift Your Name On High." Rev. Harold W~is' morn- ing message was: Authority For Faith" text of II Timothy 3: (chiefly vs. 16). study of Titus on night, March 17, at meeting. Welcome new Cliff Lee. GAS FIRE PLACE LOGS LP GAS FOR HOME FARM & INDUSTRY App~ Sates & Service Tanks f~ Sa~e ~ Lease 706.884.1385 na " ' """ I ~ | 24 Hr. 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