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PAGE 2 - HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - JUNE 17, 1999 Church Announcements Woodbury Hosts Bible School Woodbury Baptist Church will celebrate Vacation Bible School through June 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 teaching, 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 fox" adults. Women's Day at Greenville Women's Day will be celebrated at Springfield Baptist Church, Greenville on June 27 at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be evangel- ist Ann Baker from LaGrange. Rev. Daniels is pastor. Everyone is invited. Gospel Singing at First Assembly First Assembly of God, located at 1218 Chalybeate Road, will have a gospel singing Father's Day June 20th beginning at 6:00 p.m. Special guests will be The Days from Lymeth South Carolina. The group includes Greg Day, his wife Heather and Philip Robinson. Greg, the spokesman of the group, is also a noted songwriter, having been a part of writing many hit songs including "Midnight Cry" and his latest number one song "Angels in the Room". Yes, The Days are wonderful singers, accomplished songwriters and compassionate speakers, but perhaps most importantly, The Days are simply travelers, dedicated to winning the lost to Mrs. Florence Hay Keith Hogansville - Mrs. Florence Hay Keith, 86, died Monday, June 7,1999 at the Brian Center of Nursing Care in LaGrange. The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 9 in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Dr. Jimmy Brown officiat- ed and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Mrs. Keith was born May 17, 1913 in Hogansville, daugh- ter of the late Carl C. Hay and the late Ira Gamble Hay. She was a lifelong resident of Hogansville, was a member of Highland Baptist Church in Hogansville and the Hogansville Senior Center. She was the wife of the late Jap Keith;;aqtmgtrae ret '' groceryman in Hogansvflle. Survivors include her son, Dr. Jasper N. (Jap) Keith, Jr. and his wife, Betty, of Decatur:, three sisters, Mrs. Corrie Spradlin, Mrs. Marie Robinson, and Mrs. Betty Jeter, all of Hogansville; One brother, J.C. Hay of Tallahassee, Florida; three grandsons and their wives, Newt and Susan Keith, Mark and Tamara Keith, and Jim and Dana Keith, and seven great- grandchildren, Krissi, Jessica, Kaylor, Mallory, Nicholas, Zachary, and Haley. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Keith may be made to Highland Baptist Church. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Phillip L. Eley Atlanta - Phillip L. Eley, 36, died Wednesday, June 9 in Atlanta. The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 12 at St. Marks United Methodist Church in Atlanta with Dr. Mike Cordle officiat- ing. Interment was at 3 p.m. Saturday at Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville,with the Reverend Wesley Boatman officiating. Mr. Eley was born March 2, 1963 and was a lifelong resident of Pulton County. His father was the late Henry Austin Eley and his parents were former resi- dents of Hogansville. Survivors include his moth- er, Mrs. Sara Williams Eley of College Park; one sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Robert Skipp of Pinellas Park, Florida; and two brothers, James Eley of Atlanta and Dennis Eley of College Park. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of local arrangements. Mrs. Corn Lee Harris Gray Shiloh Mrs. Cora Lee Harris Gray, 81, died May 28. Funeral services were held June 1 at A House of the Living God, Church of Jesus Christ with Bro. J. Lewis Harris, pas- tor, officiating. Mrs. Gray was born August 29, 1917, daughter of the late Mr. Runa and Mrs. Hattie Ferguson Harris. She was the wife of the late John Thomas Christ. Pastor Cary R. Hicks invites eveTone to come worship and enjoy the showers of blessings in this great service. For more information call 706-846-3453. Bible School Set at WMFC Woodbury Miracle Fellowship Center Church will be having Vacation Bible School beginning June 17th through June 19th. On Thursday and Friday, VBS will begin at 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. On Saturday, VBS will begin at 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The theme is "Show Me the Jesus in You!". For more information, call Elder Maxine Johnson at 770-229-5528 or our pastor, Bishop Thomas Daniels at 770-997-8202. Transportation is available. Singing at Grace Family Church Grace Family Church, Second Street/Third Avenue, Manchester, will have a singing Saturday, June 19 at 7 p.m. Guest singers will be The New Horizon from Thomaston. Everyone is welcome. Bruce Brown is pastor. VBS at Hogansville First UMC Children ages three to 12 are invited to Vacation Bible School at Hogansville First United Methodist Church Monday through Friday, June 21-25. Registration is Monday from 6-6:30 p.m. and classes are 6:30-8"30 each evening. The theme this year is "Good News at Gospel Rock". Deaths and Funerals Gray. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Lee and Velma Gray of Woodbridge, Virginia and Josh and Elizabeth Gray of Oxen Hal, Maryland; Five grandsons and two granddaughters, Terrance Gray of Atlanta, Byron and Kyle Gray of Oxen Hill, Maryland, Anthony Gray of Washington, D.C. and Justin Gray of Woodbridge, Virginia; Stephanie Walker of Columbus and Rita Nickens of Oxen Hill, Maryland; six great-grandchil- dren; one very close and devot- ed sister, Hattie Lear (Willie Ernest) Leonard; one godson, Antipas Lewis Harris of Atlanta; one brother-in-law, Josh "Brewster" Gray of Man- chester; five sisters-in-law, Rttb Davis "0t  Columbus, Fannie Harris of Atlanta, Sarah Francis Miller and Ida Chancy, both of Manchester; A host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. One sis- ter and nine brothers preceded her in death: Mac, William, Alexander, Roland,- Robert, Sammy, Runa, Lewis, Marvin, and Norris. : Lofton MeDougald Funeral Home of Manchester was in charge of arrangements. nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Wimberly was preceded in death by his beloved Mandy Adams. Leonard's Funeral Home of Talbotton was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Meuzette McGee Johnson Columbus - Mrs. Meuzette McGee Johnson, 76, died Friday, June 4 at Doctors Hospital in Columbus. A private memorial service was held by the family. Mrs. Johnson was born January 26, 1923 in Troup County, daughter of the late Jesse McGee and the late Thelma Irvin McGee. She was a retired spinner for Callaway Mills. Survivors include one son, Michael Johnson of Columbus; two sisters, Brenda McDaniel of Shiloh and Mary Ann Hogg of Pine Mountain. Cox .Funeral Home of Hamilton was in charge of arrangements. Edgar.Wirnberiy Talbotton - Edgar Wimberly, 95, died Sunday, June 6 at Fountain City Nursing Home. Funeral services were held June 11 at New Salem Baptist Church in Talbotton with the Rev. R. Mathews, pastor, offi- ciating. Mr. Wimberly was born March 7, 1904, son of the late Ed and Emma Wimberly. At an early age, he joined New Salem Baptist Church where he served faithfully until he became disabled. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Katherine Wimberly and a dear friend, Robert Patrick of Junction City; A loving adopted daughter, Mrs. Maxcene Pierce of Waverly Hall; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Annie Wimberly of Talbotton; many loving nieces, Mrs. Agnes White Redding LaGrange Mrs. Agnes White Redding, 91, died Friday, June 11 at Brian Center Nursing Care. Funeral services were held at Hunter-Allen-Myhand Chapel June 14 with Rev. Bill McCollough, and Elder Louis Guy officiating. Interment was in Hillview East Cemetery in LaGrange. Mrs. Redding was born August 12,1907 in Birmingham, Alabama, daughter of Owen Harrison and Etta Alice Crall White. She was retired from Callaway Mills Company and was a member of Handley Street Baptist Church. Survivors include four daughters and three sons-in- law, Inez and Fred Freeman of College Park, Thelma Eunice of LaGrange, Frances L. and James Boggs of Manchester, Jeanette and Billy Booker of Five Points, Alabama; One son and daughter, in- law, Harvey Lee and Lawanna Rexiding of LaGrange; two grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren; one sister I I NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC Budget hearing for the General Budget for fiscal year July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000 will be held at City Hall on June. 21, 1999 at 6:30 p.m. General Fund Budget Enterprise Fund Budget $1,684,770 $3,727,430 Total Budget $5,412,200 4, A copy of the budget summary may be seen at the office of the City Clerk between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Fridayl The citizens of Hogansville are invited to comment on the Budget. Written or oral comments will be received on or before the date of the Public Hearing. CITY OF HOGANSVILLE By: David Aldrich, City Manager Nora Lee Walker of LaGrange; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Jordan Redding, two sons, Nathan Redding and William Redding; and two daughters, Ethel Haynes and Mary Nell Redding. Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home of LaGrange was in charge of arrangements. James William Walthall Manchester- James William "Bill" Walthall, 88, died Thursday, June 10 at Georgia Baptist Meriwether Hospital. Graveside services were conducted at Meriwether Memory Gardens on June 14 with Dr. James Griffith offici- ating, assisted by Rev. Harold Walker. Mr. Walthall was born June 7, 1911 in Jefferson Cod, nty, Alabama, son of the late John Thomas Walthall and the late Lena Johnston Walthall. He was a retired conductor with CSX Railroad, was a mem- ber of Manchester First Baptist Church, was a member of Brotherhood of Locomotive Trainmen and United Transportation Union. Survivors include his wife, Eva Garland Walthall of Manchester; one daughter, Rachel Walthall and one son, Cary Walthall, both of Manchester; one sister, Madeline Hathcox of Dallas, Texas; one brother, J.T. Walthall of Birmingham, Alabama; three grandchildren. One daughter, Evie W. Campbell, preceded him in death. Smith-Steele-Meadows Funeral Home of Manchester was in charge of arrangements. Come Join Us! We offer: : New , Used Homes for sale Homesior rent Newly developed.lots for rent Wb:pride ourselves i, Iing a family oriented community. We are Ibcated in the quiet small town of Hogansville and are just one mile from I-SS. 706-G37-8130" i ul i , Preschoolers' teacher Usa McDowell, standing; Graxton 1 Jordan Collier, Ross Davis and Mansa McCord (left front); left: Danterrious Slaton, Caitlyn Palumbo, Tevin Acey, and Meriwether. Congratulations to the graduates of 1999. Precious Hearts Holds Gradua Precious Hearts Daycare and Learning Center gradua- tion exercises were held at Luthersville Baptist Church June 3 at 7:30 p.m. The teacher and graduates presented a certificate with names to Violet Elders and Vickie E. Tucker for Outstanding Job Performance. A plaque was presented to the preschoolers' teacher, Lisa D. McDowell for being Outstanding Teacher Year for 1998 and 1999. A plaque was Mr. and Mrs. Michael for Activities Violet Elders and Tucker token appreciation. includes Belinda Pine Beilen, Dorian Deidre Collier. Recognition Day H at New St. Paul C.. The New St. Paul C.M.E. Church in Lone Oak Recognition Day on Sunday, June 13. A total of 22 children and four adults were honored in lowing categories: Kindergarten, Elementary, High College and Awards. Completing kindergarten were: Jarius Lewis Clements and Donavan Sumerlln; from elementarY Alezandria Postell, Shalilian Owens, Sanshez Brown, Dean, Roytoia Phillips and Tamia Hines; high school were: Dennis Sewell, II, Chakia Owens, Johnny Lee Ashley Ellison, Earl E Ellis, from college: Ms.: AkinaI.ean, M's. Lisa Peris J. ].,ester, I and Re; David Hartfield. Awards: Phillips, perfect attendance and honor roll; fect attendance and A&B honor roll; Oscar William promoted to Cadet M Reserve Officers Association of the United States, First Class Cadet and Leadership; Ribbon: Alexis Tashay first grade; Xavius Cottrell Martin, kindergarten Ellis A&B honor roll. Congratulations to all of them on their Mr. Terry Bedgood and Ms. Marvene Goolsby were in t of the recognition ceremonies. The Rev. Peris J. tor at St. Paul C.M.E. PARK MEADOWS APA One and Two Bedroom Units One Bedroom Handicapped Unit Central Heat and Air Stove and Refrigerate Office Phone: 637-4337 TDD #: 14300-255.0056 1 707 E. Boyd Road, Hogansville, Ga. ,i,,, Michell Norwood, Manager --'" Hrs: 3:30 - 5:30 ABSOLUTE AUCTION For Jerry Davis Construction Saturday, June 19th - 10:00 AM (Eastem) 1048 County Road 496 off County Road 271 Valley, Alabama Selling - Trucks, Automobiles, Buses, Trailers, Hay Equipment, Constnmtion Equipcnent;Wood Working Travel Trailer, Lawn ! EJ:luipment, PLUS MUCH MQRE[J Consignments Accepted With or Wht Reserve 6% to Buy, 6% to SeLl, OA; NO Sale Information: The Auatien  G0mpany 706-884-3062 or 7 AL Lic #648 VOLUNTEER RESOURCES COORDINATOR (FUNDRAISING) The Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute Development Fund, which supports the Institute, an internationally known comprehensive rehabilitation facility, is seeking a motivated individual to serve as Special Projects Manager for this rapidly growing organization. The ideal candidate will plan and develop fundraising andspoial events, an annual donor program, cultivate donor sources and corporate sponsorships, and serve as staff liaison for the Board of Directors. QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or its recognized equivalent and five experience in any combination of the following: (1) The provision of information to the I through the use of news releases, articles, or other promotional materials. (2) which involves interviewing or public speaking, such as interviewing job applicants, s to groups to solicit participation etc. (3) Experience coordinating the activities of directing the activities of a program, organization or business. OR any combination d least one year of work experience as defined above and college or university that totals five years, where 45 quarter hours (or equivalent semester hours) year. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree and/or fundraising and planning experience. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: June 18, 1999. ROOSEVELT WARM SPRINGS INSTITUTE FOR REHABILITATION p.o. BOX 1000 HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE WARM SPRINGS, GA 31830-0268 TELEPHONE (706) 655-5172, FAX (706) 655-5187