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PAGE 2-B HOGANSVmLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2004 Deal direct with the o merl 1 t t I! Deaths and Funerals l[ Billy D. Dollar, Sr. September 23, 1935 - June 19, 2004 Longtime Little League Coach Billy D. Dollar, Sr., 68, of Hogansville. died Thursday, June 17 at Hospice I,aGrange. The funer- al service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 19. in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home. Rev. Ron Daniel and Rev. Bill Smith officiated and interment followed in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bill Dollar, Jr.. Kevin Dollar, Randy Dollar, Cody Jackson. Johnny Gaddy, and Joseph Jones. Born September 23, 1935, in Meriwether County, Mr. Dollar was the son of the late Brown and Mattie Woodruff Dollar. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and retired from James River Corp. after 31 years of service. A resident of Hogansville most of his life, he was a member of Highland Baptist Church, was a member of the Hogansville Optimist Club, and was a longtime Little I~ague coach, having carried a team to the IAttle League World Series. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lee Dollar of Hogansville; four sons, Bill Dollar, ,Jr. and his wife, Debbie, and Kevin Dollar and his wife. Tammy, all of Hogansville, Steve Dollar and Randy Dollar, both of San Francisco, Calif.; one sister and brother in- law, Patricia and Herman DeStefano of McDonough; one brother and sister in-law, Joseph and Joyce Dollar of Greenville; four grandchildren: three great-grandchildren; three step-grand-children; and one step-great-grandchild. In addition to his par- ents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Murray Dollar; a grandson, Jackson Dollar; and a sister, Catherine McDonald. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville Was in charge of arrange- ments. Robert A. Reid October 20, 1918- June 19, 2004 Member of Telephone Pioneers Robert A. Reid, 85, of the Harrisonville Community of Troup County, died Thursday, June 17 at his home. The funeral service was held at 4 p.m., Saturday; June 19, at Asbury United Methodist Church in Harrisonville. Rev. Wayne Hester offi- ciated and interment was in Providence Cemetery in Harrisonville. Pallbearers were Heath Little, Ronnie Little, William Thomas, Edward Adkins, Jamie Wellborn, and Jon Howard. Born October 20. 1918. in Troup County, Mr. Reid was the son of the late Willie and ~ttie Smith Reid. He was an Army veteran of World War Two, having served in the 121st Infantry Division, and retired from AT&T after 31 years of service. He was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers and was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. where he was a former member of the Administrative Board Survivors include his wife. Hannah Curry Reid of Harrisonville: three daughters and their hus- bands, Myra and Heath Little of Rock Hill. S.C., Nancy and David Snead of Clover, S.C.. and Cheryl Thomas of Catawba. S.C.: two sons and a daughter in-taw, Edward and Sylvia Adkins of Monroe. N.C. and Donald Ray Adkins of Hot Springs. AK: a niece and nephew, Bobby and Kay Cooper of Hampton, and Martha and Larry Worries of Covington: nine grandchildren: and fourteen great-grandchildren. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrange- ments. John J. Martin September 13, 1932 - June 16, 2004 Hogansville-Grantville Resident Since 19~J$ John J. Martin, 71. of Grantville. died Wednesday, June 16 at his home. The funeral serv- ice was held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 18, in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Rev. J.E. Thornton officiated and interment followed in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Gray, Jeremy Shenrer. David Byron, Kenneth Crumbley, Junior Crumbley, Ken Crumbley, and Dana Faircloth, Mr. Martin was born September 13, 1932, in Abbeville, S.C., son of the late Lee and Lillie Mae Martin. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, was a member of the Baptist church, and was retired from Scottdale Mills in DeKalb County. Before making his home in the Hogansville and Grantville area in 1995, he lived in the Atlanta area for many years. Survivors include his wife, Lois Cash Martin of Grantville; one daughter, Karen Martin of Gastonia, N.C.; two step-daughters, Connie Faircloth of Decatur and Valerie Greathouse of Franklin; three step-sons, Kenneth Crumbley of Grantville, Junior Crumbley of Hogansville, and Timothy Crumbley of Abbeville; two brothers, Waymon Martin and Clarence Martin, both of Anderson, S.C.; and a num- ber of grandchildren and step-grandchildren. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrange- ments. t~J ) : % -L By Paul McCorVeY CHANGE IN COMMAND - Outgoing President J. Frank Moore III handS the gavel to the new Manchester Lions Club president, Bob Prater. Grantville Festival Deemed a This year's Grantville Day held on June 12 has been called a success by its organizers. There were more vendors and more events than ever before and the atten- dance was the second highest ever in the history of this annual community festival. There were more carnival Irides than ever before and there were even more authors present for book- signings than in any of the previous Grantville Days. The high school art contest winner "Golden Days," painted by Shanna Walston, just barely made it to Grantville Day on time. And it was hot that the Great Dane Chain Chandler was barely able to his agility exercises. La Donna in the Children's Talent Show she ducted, first place was won by Tanner for a flute performance "Hymn To The Sea" and the place winner was Walter singing, a capelta, "I Believe I Scott Palmer announced Competition Winners were Bennett, first place: Joel Hohman, ond place; and Rita Parks, third pla~ GAS FIRE PLACE LOGS LP GAS FOR HOME FARM & INDUSTRY Apprasal Sales & Se~ce. Ta~ks b Sae c# Lease 706,884,1365 B Flag MemberFDlC Cur~ C~'~, BooM tore Church Supplies Bibles Robes Sunday School Supplies Hymnals * Books Tapes Gifts * Cards Plaques Complete 1'~~ Selection Resonable Prices 706-&82-4,1~ \ 7O6-637-9468 Beeper: 1-800-312-3229 VAN"S HAllnWANE Jim CamPbell Sales Manager 706-882-6643 1006 Hogansville Rd. LaGrange, GA Res: 706-6374588 Fax: 706-845-1753 1-800438-6127 HImK m (7061637.6263 We service what we sell! If you have a little land and a big dream.., let's ~ild... together. Claude A. McKibben & Sons Funeral Home 208 Johnson Street Hogansville, Georgia 706.637-8623 Downtown Hogansville and Inside Ingles 637-6544or637-6422 Receivino 'sStren th Where, or from whom do ~e receive \ I / o,,r + gth?The bl h ad+ answer to this question: I can do all things in Him ~vbo strengthens me (Philippians .t:12): God is our r&ge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble (Psalm 46:1): and. the Lord ~11 give stren~ to His people: the Lord m~ll bless His people with X peace (Psalm 20:11). Tapping into this marvelous resource of Cods 1 stren~uh is as natural as life itself. and accepting our human we~ess- es and frailties is essential, so that we can become more trusting of our Heavenly Father. Of course. ~e are exited to always do our very best, I and to be a person of love, compas- sion, and merg,. Also, a g~ prayer is necessan' for a more serene life. and in turn improves our relationship with our Lord. Building our strength and trusting in God does not mean that things ~,~1 always turn out the x~av we think the) should, or even to our own liking; it simply means accepting Gods mill for our lives, and bdiemg that our Lord knows what is best for us at all times. And although accepting God's ~fil is not alxvavs ~,,'+ it is neces- saU in order to be His followers and to receive His strength ~+stabili~' in our lives. The brd is ~y stm~ ~l ~y s~ld: ~y he~ U t:'p~!mZ*7 Hummingbird Station #1 J tl alns/ le 1879 East Main St, HOGANSVILLE 637-9001 We Sell All Types of Tires ,GLASS ,AUTO REPAIR QUAUTY WORK IN RECORD M C 1511 NLTON RD, p,O, BOX t171 LAGRANGE, GEORGIA 30241 HUBBARD Parts-~ 1115 E Main St. H0gansdlie, GA 30~ i"06] ~NSTALLATION SERVICE & SU?PLIF_5 FOSTt WeFiunce 7064 4,3619 For More Information Call: LaGrange 7O6-884-2444 0 America's Home Place, Subject to Mortgage Pools & Spas 801 1#2 Hanlitton Road, LaGrange, (706) 845-0001 Mark A. 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