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PAGE 2 - HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - JUNE 24, 1999 Deaths and Funerals Alton Ira Rogers, ST. Woodbury Alton Ira Rogers, Sr., 60, of Woodbury, died Friday, June 11 at his res- idence. Funeral services were held June 12 at McMullan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Drew Corbett officiating. Interment followed in Parkhill Cemetery. Mr. Rogers was born March 27, 1939 in Pulaski County, the son of Callie Belle Martin Rogers and Ira "Slick" Rogers. He was owner and operator of AIR Transport. He served 29 years in the Georgia National Guard and retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 2. He was a member of Woodbury Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon. Mr.. Rogers had lived in Woodbury for 23 years and had former- ly lived in Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Glover Rogers of Woodbury; two daughters, Suzette Anderson and son-in- law Donnie of Pine Mountain and Catherine D'Nae Bishop and son-in-law, Lynn of Columbus, Michigan; a step- daughter, Karla Childree and son-in-law, Mike of Columbus; two sons, Alton Ira Rogers, Jr., and daughter-in-law, Cathy of Woodbury and Randall Rogers and daughter-in-law Kim of Waverly Hall; a step- son, Alan Parmer and daugh- ter-in-law, Bobbie of Columbus; two sisters, Anita Stallings of Roswell - and Nancy DeVaugh of Davie, Florida; grandchildren, Josh Rogers of LaGrange and Savannah Anderson of Pine Mountain Valley; two step- grandsons, Chance Parmer of Columbus and Trey Read of Columbus; and one great- granddaughter, Demray Rogers of LaGrange. Contributions in memory of Mr. Rogers may be made to West GeorgiaHospice, 1510 Vernon Road, LaGrange, GA 30240. Ronnie Leon Fuller Griffin Ronnie Leon Fuller, 44, died June 18 at the Atlanta Medical Center. Funeral services were con- ducted June 20 in the Chapel of McCullough Funeral Home in Griffin. Interment followed in Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery in Molena. Mr. Fuller was born in Meriwether County, son of the late Willie Claud Fuller and Winifred Fuller. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Orchard Hill Baptist Church and was a self- employed painter. Survivors, other than his mother, include sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Ronnie Manning of White, Linda Roland and Johnnie Clark of Griffin, and Tammy Whatley, also of Griffin; one brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Sandy Fuller of Griffin; several nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins; a special uncle, Tommy Howard. He was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Fuller and sister Rhonda Sue Fuller. McCullough Funeral Home of Griffin was in charge of arrangements. Thomas Clarence Williams Spartanburg Thomas Clarence "Fats" Williams, 59, died June 13 in Talbot County. Funeral services were held June 15 at Smith-Steele- Meadows Chapel in Man- chester with Rev. Mickey Grubb officiating. Pallbearers were Charles Butler, Arthur Pearson, Ralph Pearson, James Hall, Richard O'Neal, Billy Webb, Waldo Langford, Jerry Allen and Eldred Houston. Mr. Williams was born July 28, 1939, son of the late Clarence Roy Williams and Mary Jones Williams. He retired from Reeves Bros.Textiles in California as a warehouse foreman. He was a Methodist by faith. Survivors include his mother, Mary Williams Powell . of Spartanburg; one brother and sister-in-law, Roy T. Williams and Connie Williams, of Spartanburg; one niece, Teri Ann Carver of Cataula and one nephew, Michael Williams of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Smith-Steele-Meadows Funeral Home of Manchester was in charge of arrange- ments. Olin S. Rogers, Jr. Grantville - Olin S. Rogers, Jr., 68, died Friday, June 18 at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. The funeral service was conducted Sunday, June 20 in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville.The Reverend Chris King, the Reverend Tim Cash, and the Reverend Stanley Rogers officiated and interment was in the Grant- ville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Adam Cash, Mike Farr, Charlie Rogers,Thomas Rogers, Scott Thompson, and Mike Lester. Mr. Rogers was born April 25, 1931 in Heard County, son of the late Olin Spear Rogers and the late Lillian Arrington Rogers. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, had lived in Grantville for 36 years, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grantville. He was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margaret Adams Rogers of Grantville; one daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Clayton McWilliams of Dayton, Texas; one son, Terry Rogers of Grantvflle; two sis- ters, Mrs. Gladys Spivey and Mrs. Katie McKoy, both of Newnan; four brothers, Robert Rogers of Grantville, W.L. Rogers of Franklin, Roy Rogers and Laymen Rogers, both of Newnan; and two grandsons, Joshua McWflliams and Christopher McWilliams, both of Dayton, Texas. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Ruby Mac Cobb Corinth - Mrs. Ruby Mac Cobb, 81, of the Corinth Community of Heard County, died Thursday, June 17 at the West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. Funeral services were con- ducted Sunday, June 20 in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Milton Hall offici- ated and interment was in the Corinth Cemetery. Pallbearers wee Nick Hammett, Harvey Hammett, Jimmy , Thompson, and Johnny Wiggins. Mrs. Cobb was born October 27, 1917 in Heard County, daughter of the late James Robert Thomaston and the late Lou Ellen Williamson Thomaston. She was a mem- ber of Corinth Baptist Church and was retired from Jordan Mills in Columbus. Survivors include one son, James Rufus Smith of Virginia Beach, Virginia; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Lee Hammett of Corinth and Mrs. Frances Lewis of Hogansville; two brothers, Jack Thomaston of Chicago, Illinois and Earl Thomaston of Franklin; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was pre- ceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Sally Kennedy and a son, Cleveland Smith. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Sara J. Shiver Warm Springs - Mrs. Sara J. Shiver, 73, died June 17 at Georgia Baptist Meriwether Hospital, Warm Springs. Graveside services were held June 19 at Warm Springs City Cemetery with Rev. Gene Davis officiating. Mrs. Shiver was born April 27, 1926 in Meriwether County, daughter of the late Ed L. Fowler and the late Lessie Wilson Fowler. She was a homemaker and was a mem- ber of Trinity United Methodist Church. Survivors include one son, Michael W. Chipman of Tucson, Arizona; two daugh- ters, Janet A. Byars of Albany and Jennifer M. Chipman of Augusta; one sister, Annabel Stanfield of Memphis, Tennessee; one brother, Wilson Fowler of Greenville; two granddaughters; four nieces. Donations in memory of Mrs. Shiver may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church. Smith-Steele-Meadows Funeral Home of Manchester was in charge of arrange- ments. : ........ , : Sirlinda Darnell Bryant Manchester - Ms. Sirlinda Darnell Bryant, 57, died June 15 at the Medical Center in Columbus. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 19 at Valley Grove Baptist Church in Manchester with Rev. Alfred McCrary officiat- ing. Pallbearers were Danny Marshall, Larry Harvey, Morris Ferguson, Roger Jones, Calvin Simpson, and Melvin Copeland. Ms. Bryant was born October 15, 1941 to the late Minnie Beatrice Bryant and Edgar Bryant of Woodland. She joined the Valley Grove Baptist Church at an early age. She was an ideal friend and neighbor and was always will- ing to do a good deed whether big or small. She was loved by many and will be missed dear- ly. Survivors include four children: Vickie G. Blackburn (Tom) of Fort Hood, Texas, Tongi Thomas (Rev. Michael) of Warm Springs, Kristie Searcy and Ran Bryant of Woodland; one brother, Forrest Holmes (Linda) of Stone Mountain; seven grand- children, Diadez, Angelique, Quadez, Danielle, Gabrielle, Courtney and Tyler; a loving aunt, Mrs. Fannie Harris of Atlanta; devoted friends, Theresa Owens, Brenda Mitchell, Calvin and Mary; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Anderson and Marshall Funeral Home of Manchester was in charge of arrange- ments. Harry S. McClure Shiloh - Harry S. McClure, 81, died June 19 at Georgia Baptist Meriwether Hospital in Warm Springs. Funeral services were held June 21 at Cox Funeral Home in Manchester with burial in the Old Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery Mausoleum. Dr. Bob Patterson of First Baptist Church, Warm Springs offici- ated with the Mayor of Shiloh and the Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department serving as both active and honorary pallbear- ers. Mr. McClure was born June 7, 1918 in New Rochelle, New York, the son of the late Joe and M.arie McClure. He was retired from the Federal Aviation Agency as an elec- tronics technician and was a former mayor and council member of Shiloh. He also was the founding fire chief for the Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. McClure was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Italy with the 10th Mountain Infantry. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Shiloh. Survivors include his wife, Mary Slaughter McClure; one daughter, Jerry Levins; one son, Steve McClure, all of Shiloh; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Cox Funeral Home of Manchester was in charge of arrangements. Mary Frances Gallion Woodbury - Mrs. Mary Frances Gallion, 75, died June 16 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. Funeral services were con- ducted June 19 at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Manchester with Father John Murphy officiating. Burial was at Midway Baptist Church in Pine Mountain with Tim Elliott, Jay Bailey, Mikol Gallion, Donnie Moore, Eddie Moore, and Mark Awtry serving as pall- beers. Mrs. Gallion was born June 2, 1924 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, daughter of the late Charles William Hooper and the late Martha Idella Taylor Hoper. She was a homemaker and was a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Manchester. Survivors include her hus- band, Milton Harold Gallion, Sr. of Woodbury; two daugh- ters, Shirley Gallion Awtry of Church Announcements Bible School at Hogansville UMC Children ages three to 12 are invited to Vacation Bible School at Hogansville FirstUltted Methodist Church through Friday, June 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". The church is located on Main Street, downtown Hogans.ville. Mt. Pleasant Hosts Singers The Middle Georgia and Traveler Note Singers will e at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Woodbury. This Sunday, start- ing at 12 noon and lasting until 5 p.m. Evcryone is invited. Dinner will be served, spon- sored by Dec. Walter Gates, and Rev. J. D. Walker is the pastor. Bible School at LuthersviUe Children ages three to 12 are invited to. Vacation Bible School at Luthersville United Methodist Church, Saturday, June 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The theme this year is "Veggie Town". If further information is .:/ : :f0muton HOME00/:i;/::7 ::: x- MANUFACTURED HOME,S! ," ::)::":: : : 1999 Clearance ] $1000 Down All Homes Come As Turn-Key Packages We Do Clearing, Wells & Septic Tanks LAND & HOME FINANCING AVAILABLE 16 Models to Choose NEW 4 BEDROOM $100o DownS359 mo. 3 BEDROOM with DEN $1ooo Down $379 mo. NEW 3 BEDROOM "SPECIAL" i DREAM KITCHEN $1ooo Down $399 mo. *29,990 Call Today for Instant Pre-Approval Watkin: Moore of Pine sons, Milton Harold Jr. of Abilene, Texas Ronald Charles Gallion Worth, Texas; one Charles Taylor Oklahoma City, grandchildren and 14 grandchildren. Cox Funeral Home Manchester was in arrangements. John William Pryor Woodbury - John Pryor, 79, of Woodbury, June 15 at Georgia Meriwether Hospital Springs. Graveside were conducted at City Cemetery June 17' Rev. Red Robinson ing. Mr. Pryor was December 13, Meriwether late William Carl Pryor Edna Edith Ackiss was a retired Armstrong World was a veteran of the 1 and was a member Woodbury Baptist Survivors include one Bevan D. Pryor one daughter, Lydia Cummings; two sisters Schriber and Biline both of Woodbury; sor]# John Jason Pryor Todd Anthony Pryor; great-grandchild, Pryor. Funeral Home of "' 706-648-1512 Hwy 19 North Thoas4o6  GEORGIA RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE. LICENSEE "MORE HOME LESS MONEY.. That's Buddy's" needed, please call Marybeth Davenport sat 672-4297. Trinity Youth to Have Yard Sale The Youth Department at Trinity Baptist Church in Chalybeate Springs will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, June 25-26 starting at 8 a.m. They are raising money for a trip to Six Flags. If you collect baseball cards, you do not want to miss Don's Baseball Card Room. They will have a special room set up for baseball card enthusiasts with lots of baseball and cards. The youth will also be ing donuts at the yard come out,and support at cause. Women's Day s'lmn00 Women's Day will be brated at Springfield Church, Greenville at 11:30 a.m. The be evangelist Ann l LaGrange. Rev. Daniels is tot. Everyone is invited. SOCIAL SECURITY Disabled Retired Self Employed BORROWERS Payoff Bankruptcies Stop Foreclosures Home Equity Loans We have helped many people with credit strugg Member FDIC It's creative financing with a bank! No appraisal or loan fees up front, Contact Sam Chapman: (706) 674-2311 CLARK-HOLDER and the Department .of Family Practice is pleased to announce the association of C. Terry Afford, Jr., MD Providing medical care for newborns, infants, adolescents and adults. Dr. Alford is now accepting new 17 in the Hogansville Satellite Office. For July appointments, can 637-6651 Clark-Holder Clinic, Hogansville Plaza 200 North Highway 29