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PAGE 2 - HOGANSVRk£ HERALD - JUNE 10, 1999 4 Church Announcements Singing Men of Manchester Perform in Warm Springs The Singing Men of Manchester will be in concert at the First Baptist Church of Warm Springs on Sunday, June 13 at 6:00 in the evening. Dale Mann is the director of the choir and the members are: Bill Atkins, Charles Boswell, Kenneth Broughton, Donnie Brown, Jimmie Chapman, Dickey Crowder, Lee Daniel, Tyron Elliott, Greg Etheridge, Randy Everette, Pinson Garrett, Bruce Gilbert, Oscar Gilbert, M.B. Guy, Jr., Joe Hanna, Carter Hudson, Benny Hunt, John Johnston, George Mingea, Weyman Owens, Allen Pearson, Greg Pearson, Fred Schmalz, Michael Smith, Mike Swetnam, Sidney Tate, Matt Thompson, Lee Wadsworth, Bill Wattenbarger, Herb Welch, Billy Whisnant, Jamie Willingham. Accompanists for the group are Aprille Shiver, piano; Matt Thompson, bass guitar; Michael Smith, drums; Lee Daniel, guitar. Videos of the recent concert of the Singing Men of Manchester with guest artist, Dr. Gregory Broughton, are available for purchase. For infor- mation contact the First United Methodist Church office at 846-3213. The cost of the video is $7 per copy. "Community support for the choir has been exceptional and is greatly appreciated by the group," Mann said. "The Singing Men of Manchester would like to extend a special thank you to Lani and Frank Pike for their support in recent weeks." Dr. Broughton described the group as, "strong men singing the praises of the Lord." He has challenged the group to have one hun- dred members for his next performance with the Singing Men of Manchester. If you are inter- ested in joining the choir, please contact Dale Mann at 846-3251. The community is invited to join us for wor- ship at the First Baptist Church of Warm Springs on June 13. night. The church is located at 1218 Chalybeate Road. For more information call 706-846-3453. Woodbury Hosts Bible School Woodbury Baptist Church will celebrate Vacation Bible School June 13-17 with The Ultimate Adventure with Jesus. Each night will begin with a snack supper at 5:30 p.m. and the children will enjoy Bible teach- ing, crafts, games, music and more from 6-8 p.m. nightly. All children three years old through 5th grade are invited to participate in Vacation Bible School. There will also be a class for adults. Kids' Crusade at First Assembly There will be a kids' crusade at First Assembly of God through the llth beginning each night at 7 p.m. There will be lots of fun and excitement each night, but most of all, the crusade team will teach and demonstrate God's Word using a variety of ministry tools to impact our children in a great way. Pastor Cary Hicks invites all parents in our community to bring your children to this great kids' crusade. Refreshments will be served each Women's Day at GreemfiBe Women's Day will be celebrated at Springfield Baptist Church, Greenville on June 27 at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be evangelist Ann Baker from LaGrange. Rev. Daniels is pastor. Everyone is invited. Bluegrass Gospel at Lighthouse The Lighthouse Assembly of God Church will host a bluegrass gospel sing on June 13 at 11 a.m. Willie Ritchie's Bluegrass perform with Mac Carroll on the Other local singers will also Lighthouse Assembly of God is Pine Street off Highway 85 in Waverly The Rev. B.F. Prophitt is pastor. Two-Nighat Revival at lru:tory The Rev. Hugh Smith of preach during a two-night revival at Temple Church of God in Manchester. The revival will be held June 14-15, ices at 7:30 p.m. each night and includes . singing. The pastor, Rev. Jeff Morrow, invitesl attend. For more information, call 846-3667. Northside P/am Sunday, June 13, is Homecoming Northside Baptist Church. Rev. Ray Collins gh will the message at 11 a.m. worship Barlow will lead the congregational bringing the special music. A dinner will be held afterwards. The public is invited. /: HENnY PARKER Henry, Parker, 89, of Talbotton, died May 14 at Doctors Hospital in Columbus. Funeral services were held May 19 at New Salem Baptist Church with Rex,." Ralph Matthew officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with grandsons serving as pall- bearers. Mr. Parker was born May 29, 1909 in Talbot County, son of the late John and Mae Ella Parker. He accepted Christ at an early age and became a mem- ber of the New Salem A.M.E. Church, where he served faith- fully as a steward until his health declined. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Love joy Parker; eight chil- dren, Annie Christian, Emma Jean (Leonard) Lamar, Eleanor (Louis) Flute, all of Talbotton, Arthur (Rose) Parker, George (Marie) Parker,..William (Rubye) Parker, Ralph (Anita) Parker, and James Parker, all of Atlanta; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Leonard's Funeral Home of Talbotton was in charge of arrangements. WtLHAM OTIS LAMBERT, SR. William Otis Lambert, Sr., 69, of Newnan, died Wednesday, June 2 at his home. The funer- al service was conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 4 at the grave- side in Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, with the Reverend Terry Calhoun officiating. Pallbearers were Joe Thomas, John Thomas, Chad Lambert, Tony Childers, Sonny Edmondson, and David Foster. Mr. Lambert was born November 1, 1929 in Grantville, son of the late Eunice Young Lambert and the late Maude Thompson Lambert. A lifelong resident of Coweta County, he was a veteran' of service in the U.S. Marines, was retired from Lambert Trucking Company, and was a member of Community Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margaret Joyce Lambert of Newnan; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Steve Spradlin of Hogansville and Elaine and Randall Thomas of Meridian, Mississippi; one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Wanda Lambert of Moreland , one sister, Mrs. Barbara Latham of Douglasville; one brother, Tommy Lambert of Decatur; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The family would like to express sincere appreciation to the members of Unity Baptist church in Newnan for the many kindnesses offered to the fam- ily during Mr. Lambert's illness. The Claude A. MeKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. HUBERT EIERRY GIBSON, SR. Hubert Elberry Gibson, Sr., 68, of Manchester, died Sunday, May 30 at Georgia Baptist Meriwether Hospital. Funeral services were held June 2 at Smith-Steele-Meadows Funeral Home Chapel in Manchester with Rev. C.L. "Red" Roberson officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Bill Caldwell, Donnie Brown, Isham Wright, Morgan Wright, Deaths and Funerals Harold Garrett and Bradford member of Eleventh Avenue and Mary Alice Pound. He was Wright. _. Methodist Church in employed in the accounting Mr. Gibson was born May Birmingham, Alabama. She division of General Motors 16, 1931 in Meriwether County, was the widow of Rufus Hoyt Corporation in Atlanta until a son of Willie Hubert Gibson Jones and lived most of her life 1943 when e family was trans- and Lillian Wright Gibson. He in Birmingham. ferred to Danville, Illinois. It retired after 43 years as atruck Survivors include one was in Danville where he began driver, having worked for daughter, Elwy McCain of Pine his long-term membership in Cagle's, Inc. and Kraftwood. He Mountain; two sisters, Joyce T. the Kiwanis Club and served as was a U.S. Army veteran and Davis of Birmingham and president. was a member of Roosevelt Frances Robertson of Gulfport, Also while in Danville, he Memorial Church in Pine Mississippi; one brother, Ralph was a member of the Masonic Mountain Valley. P. Trull of Birmingham; five Order, the Shriners and served Survivors include his moth- grandchildren and 11 great- two terms on the Danville er, Lillian Wright Gibson of grandchildren. She was pre- School Board. Following World Manchester; two sons, Hubert ceded in death by a daughter, War II, he accepted a job with Gibson, Jr. of Shiloh and Mark Betty Ann Kennemer. the F.L. Jacobs Company and GibsonofPineMountainValley; Cox Funeral Home of was relocated to Traverse City, two daughters, Doris Begly of Hamilton was in charge of Michigan in 1953. Smithville, Ohio and Pare arrangements. He was a member of Central Dearden of Columbus; one United Methodist Church and brother, Ray Gibson of MRs. IONA HARRIS the Kiwanis Club. Upon retire- Clarksville, Indiana; one sister, Mrs. Iona (Sis) Harris, 73, ment for Jacobs, Mr. Pound was Rebecca Champion of West of Geneva, died May 31 at The named city treasurer. He was Palm Beach, Florida; four Medical Center in Columbus. named Citizen of the Year in grandchildren; two great- Funeral services were held 1965. He resided there until grandehildren e4mst of loving June 5 at Oak Grove Baptist 1975: ....... .......... aunts and uncles, including a Church in Geneva with the Dueto his wife's failing very special friend and rela- Reverend Aron Lumpkin off/- health, they returned to his fam- tive, Faye Gibson Caldwell of ciating. Interment was in the ily home in Woodland and even- Woodbury. church cemetery, tually settled at Magnolia Smith-Steele-Meadows Mrs. Harris was born Manor in Americus. Funeral Home of Manchester September 19, 1925 in He later remarried and was incharge or arrangements. Talbotton, the daughter of the moved to the Atlanta area, late Ed and Lula Pearl Rucker. where he and his second wife WALT EDWIN McG Survivors include her hus- enjoyed many years at Regency Walter Edwin McGee, 71, of band, Eddie B. Harris of House in Decatur. Pine Mountain, died June 2 at Geneva; one daughter, Rosa Even in his nineties, Mr. his home. Funeral services BudBell(J.L.)ofColumbus;one Pound lived an active and inde- wereheldJuneSatFirstBaptist stepson, John Bell (Emma) of pendent lifestyle. He continued Church in Pine Mountain with Po Biddy (Talbotton); three sis- providing public accounting Rev. Wayne Holloway officiat- ters, Theima Daniel of Geneva, services, as he had done in all ing. Burial was in Bethany Mattie Bunkley (Herman) and the cities he resided. Baptist Church Cemetery with Catherline Kimbrough He also organized a senior Arthur Todd, Jr., John McGee, (James), all of Talbotton; program at North Decatur Joe Cornett, Julian Sivell, Errol Two brothers, William O. United Methodist Church MyhandandGeneBrewerserv- Harvey (Annie Laura) of where he was a member. He has ing as pallbearers. Honorary Cincinnati, Ohio and Albert been beloved by all who knew pallbearers were members of Rucker of Talbotton; two grand- him, was constantly a source of the J.B. Patrick Sunday School daughters, Penny Smith (Gary) humorous stories and jokes and Class. of Buena Vista and Janticia M. willing to attend any function Mr. McGee was born Bell of Columbus; one grand- despite his age, as long as good January 9, 1928 in Chipley, the son, Eddie Richard Bell of food and good parking were son of the late Jewel Alberson Columbus; twelve great-grand- available. McGee and John C. McGee. He children; two sisters-in4aw, Mr.Pound was preceded in was retired from the Signal Elizabeth Evan (J.B.) of death by his first wife, Mildred Department, Atlantic.Coastline Alapaha and Lee Brown (Bo)of Woodall Pound, and second Railroad, and was a member of Cross City, Florida; threebrotk-: wife, Venice Langston Pound First Baptist Church in Pine ers-in-law, WillieFrankJackson and his daughter, Mrs. William Mountain where he was also a (Ilene) of Geneva, Charlie Lee M. (Martha Anne) Nolan. He is member of the J.B. Patrick Jackson (Annie Mae) of Geneva survived by a daughter, Mrs. Sunday School Class. and Andrew Jackson of Alma; David E (Carolyn) Gray, of Big Survivors include one sis- four aunts; a host of nieces, Canoe; six grandchildren and ter, Juelene McGee of Pine great nieces, great-great four great-grandchildren. Mountain; four nieces, Nancy nieces, nephews, other rela- Cox Funeral Home of M. Long of Cataula, Gaff M. tivea and special friends. Manchester was in charge of Todd of LaGrange, Judith Leonard's Funeral Home of arrangements. Bryant of Nashville, Tennessee Telbotton was in charge of and Peggy Parker of Winston- arrangements. ANVnEW ALEXANDER CASREKER Salem, North Carolina; two Andrew Alexander nephews, James E. Long of JAM ALW POUND Carreker, 74, of Talbotton, died Cataula and John N. McGee, Jr. Funeral services for James May 23 at Upson Regional of LaGrange. He was preceded Alwin Pound, 96, of Decatur, Medical Center in Thomaston. in death by a sister, LuraMcGee will be held Wednesday, June 9 Funeral services were held Long and a brother, John Neff at the Woodland United May 27 at Mt. Airy Baptist McGee, Sr. Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. Church with Rev. A.C. Phillips Contributions in Mr. with visitation from 1:00 p.m. officiating. Interment followed McGee's memory maybe made until the funeral hour at the in the church cemetery. to the First Baptist Church, Pine church. Burial will follow in the Mr. Carreker was born Mountain or a favorite charity. Woodland Cemetery. February 2, 1925 in Talbot Cox Funeral Home of Officiating will be Rev. Jody County, son of the late Dan and Hamilton was in charge of Alderman, Dr. William Roane, Ella Lamar Carreker. He arrangements, along with speakers Dr. L.C. accepted Christ at Mt. Airy Buchanan and Dr. Jean Baptist Church where he PEARL Tmn,L JONES Hendricks. Pallbearers will be served as a deacon. He was a Mrs. Pearl Trull Jones, 91, Robert Woodall, Oline Pound, veteran of the U.S. Army, serv- of Pine Mountain, died June 1 Pyron (Pete) Pound, Maynard ing during World War II and at her home. Funeral services Freeman, Santana Herrera and was the recipient of a Purple were held June 2 at the Chapel Fred Goolsby. Honorary pall- Heart. of Cox Funeral Home, bearers will be Walter Survivors include his wife, Hamilton. Officiating minister McClesky, Pierce Simonton, Mrs. Annie L. Carreker of was Keith McCain, Jr., her Emory Buchanan, Jr. Talbotton; six daughters, Ms. grandson, with burial in Pine In lieu of flowers contribu- Vickie E. Carreker, Ms. Tracey Mountain City Cemetery. tions may be made to the Good D. Carreker, Mrs. Veronica Mrs. Jones was born March Samaritan Fund at Magnolia (Willie Lewis) Willis and Mrs. 3, 1908 in Havana, Cuba, the Manor in Americus. Marian A. (AI Jerome) Ford, all daughter of the late Mary Leon Mr. Pound was born in of Talbotton, Mrs. Pauline TruU and John JosephTrull. She Talbot County August 19, 1902, (Legrome) Mitchell of Shiloh was a homemaker and was a the son of the late Jqhn James and Ms. Nadine Carreker of Atlanta; three sons, Terry (Sylvia) Keith of Canton, Alvin A. Carreker of Woodland and Paul Carreker of Fort Valley; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mrs. Fannie E. (Howard) Pinkston, Mrs. Sallie M. (Eddie Frank) Leonard and Jimmie (Joyce) Thornton, all of Talbotton; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; one God- grandson (Latavoris Dillingham) and a host of nieces, nephews and other rel. atives and friends. Leonard's Funeral Home of Talbotton was in charge of arrangements. ROCHELLE P. BEU, Mrs. Rochelle P. Bell, 60, died May 26. Funeral services were held May 30 at Community Baptist Church in Geneva with Rev. Tom Miles officiating. Interment followed in Barn Hill Cemetery. in Juniper. Mrs. Bell was born August 5, 1938, daughter of the late Clarence and Emma Person. She was a member of Community Baptist Church. Survivors include her hus- band and children: Mrs. Rosa Adams (Andrew) of Columbus, Mrs. Sandra Coppet (David) of Geneva and Willie M. Bell of Columbus; two sisters, Mrs. Clara B. Denson (Robert) of West Memphis, Arkansas, Mrs. Mary F. Lamar (Lester) of Clarksville, Tennessee; two brothers, Clarence Person, Jr. (Martha), George Person (Linda), both of Geneva; six grandchildren; three brothers- in-law, Tom Miles (Bessie) of Sandersville, Bruce Bell and Jeff Bell of Augusta; two sis- ters-in-law, Ms. Vickie Carter of Augusta and Mrs. Pamela Johnson of Little Rock, ArkanSas; four aunts, Mrs. Grace Howard of Geneva, Mrs. Ruby Howard of Fort Valley, Mrs. Ruby Lee Howard of Detroit, Michigan and Ms. Annie Nell Jordan of Sandersville; a host of nieces, nephews and relatives; a devot- ed godson, Freddie L. Minus of Columbus. Leonard's Funeral Home of Talbotton was in charge of arrangements. HENRY PARKER Henry Parker, 89, of Talbotton, died May 14 at Doctors Hospital in Columbus. Funeral services were held May 19 at New Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Ralph Matthew officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with grandsons serving as pall- bearers. Mr. Parker was born May 29, 1909 in Talbot County, son of the late John and Mac Ella Parker. He accepted Christ at an early age and became a mem- ber of the New Salem A.M.E. Church, where he served faith- fully as a steward until his health declined. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Love joy Parker; eight chil- dren, Annie Christian, Emma Jean (Leonard) Lamar, Eleanor (Louis) Flute, all of Talbotton, Arthur (Rose) Parker, George (Marie) Parker, William (Rubye) Parker, Ralph (Anita) Parker, and James Parker, all of Atlanta; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Leonard's Funeral Talbotton was in arrangements. MICHAEL K. MES Michael K. Hogansville, died une 3 at West Georgia enter in LaGrange. The al service was p.m. Monday, June United Methodist Hogansville. The Reverend Ritter officiated and was in Myrtle Hogansville. Mr. Mesimer was January 9,1943 in Pennsylvania, son of Harry and Bernice Mesimer. He lived in before making his Hogansville in 1989, Forceveteran Conflict, and was the First Church of a sales Kennametal Equipment company LaTrobe, Pennsylvania. Survivors include his Mrs. Norma Hogansville; two Bob] Harkins of Hogansville; 1 sisters, Mrs. Shirley Bedford, Pennsylvania, Diane D.C., and Mrs. Sidney Mission Viejo, brother, Joseph Houston, Texas; and six grandchildren. The Claude A. and Sons Funeral Hogansville was in arrangements. Mas. MAav Lou OTIS Mrs. Mary Lou Otis, 87, of Hol Wednesday, June 2 at Fountainview Center Atlanta. The funeral was conductedat 11 Saturday, June 5 at the Hogansville. The Marion Shivers officiate Mrs. Otis was 6, 1912 in LaGrange, of the late George Rakestraw and the late Lou Cato Rakestraw. She lived in Ho most of her life, was a of the First United Church of Hogansville, been active in the Senior Center. She was the wife J. Cline Otis. Survivors include daughters, Mrs. Hudgins of Conyers Frances Colemon of eight grandchildren, McFarland, Libby Wanda Spain, Patti Leigh Landon, Cindy Chesna, Colemon; sixteen children; one grandchild; and two Lynn Bennett of Contributions in Mrs. Otis be made First of Hogansville or to Hogansville Senior The Claude A. and Sons Funeral Hog/nsville was in arrangements.