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PAGE 2 - HOGANSVIIJ_,E HOME NEWS - JULY 8, 1999 Deaths and Funerals Former Journal Editor Gary Cornwell Passes By John Kuykendall Editor Gary Lee Cornwell, a longtime employee of Trib Publications of Manchester, died at his home in Peachtree City Monday, June 28, of an apparent heart attack. He was 46. Funeral services were held in Peachtree City Wednesday, June 30, with burial in Manchester. Cornwell was the son of Donald and Thresa Cornwell, long- time residents of Manchester who now live in Warner Robins. Other survivors include his wife, Jeanie, and their three chil- dren, Amy, Ashley and Randy, and his grandmother, Eva Mae Cornwell of Cordele. For the past two years, Cornwell had been media director for United Speed Alliance Racing (USAR) after spending 22 years in various positions with Trib Publications. He joined the news- paper group in 1972 as editor of the Stewart-Webster Journal and later served for four years as editor and general manager of the Harris County Journal. Cornwell was editor and publisher of HooterSports News, a 55,000 circulation newsletter of Hooters restaurants, and he was the liaison between USAR and the Speedvision Network. "Cornwell's passing brings a tremendous loss to USAR rac- ing," said Gene Cox, who worked with Cornwell at USAR. "His dedication and commitment to excellence were instrumental to USAR's climb to national recognition." "I was saddened to hear of Gary's passing," said Robert Tribble, president of Trib Publications, Inc. "Gary was a good newspaper person, but more importantly he was a good man. He will be missed." Cornwell is survived by his wife, Jennie. Three children, Amy, Ashley and Randy. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cornwell of Warner Robins and his grandmother, Mrs. Eva Mae CornweU or Cordele. In lieu of flowers, donations made be made in Cornwell's memory to the American Heart Association. George Taylor Davis, Sro Newnan - George Taylor Davis, St., 84, died June 29 at his home. Funeral services were held at McKoon Funeral Home Chapel July 1 with Rev. Ronald Capes officiating. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memorial. Mr. Davis was born January 25, 1915 and was a retired truck driver and cattleman. He was also a former deputy sheriff in Meriwether County. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda and Richard Brown, Margaret and Alan McCuistion, and-Carlg  IJerry:Saye; one son and daughter-in-law, G. Taylor and Susan Davis, Jr. Memorial contributions may be made to Georgia Baptist Hospice, 2 Lee Street, Newnan, GA 30263. McKoon Funeral Home of Newnan was in charge of arrangements. Louise R. Gable Senoia - Mrs. Louise R. Gable, 68, died Tuesday, June 29 at Sunalliance Hospice in Riverdale. The funeral service was conducted Friday, July 2 in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Ron Whiflock officiated and interment was in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Coweta County. Mrs. Gable was born May 10, 1932 in Opelika, Alabama, and had lived in Senoia for the past thirty years. She was a member of Tri-County Baptist Church at Turin. Survivors include her hus- band, Henry Gable of Senoia; two daughters, Mrs. Patricia Evans of Huguley, Alabama and Mrs. Peggy Spradlin of H0gansville; three sons, Henry Lee Gable of Senoia, Kenneth Gable of Sharpsburg, and TVlaishall : Dean Gable of Grantyille; .... Her..mother,, Mrs. Flora Kirkland of Canton; two sisters, Miss Mildred Gable of Canton and Mrs. Clara Jean smith of Franklin; one brother, Bobby Reese of LaGrange; 11 grand- children; and 11 great-grand- children. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Sarah Anna Jordan Michael Macon - Sarah Anna Jordan Michael died June 30. Graveside services were held July 3 at Riverside Cemetery in Macon with Dr. Alvin H. Brackett officiating. Mrs. Michael was born in Molena, grew up in Macon and was a graduate of Miller High School. She graduated from Randolph-Macon College where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She was the daughter of the late Wiley Mangham Jordan and the late Martha Jane Gay Jordan. Mrs. Michael was a mem- ber of Idle Hour Country Club and Idle Hour Ladies Golf Association. She was a member and past president of Phi Mu Alumni Club and a member of Meals- on-Wheels, Garden Club, and Masqueraders. She was a char- ter member of Ingleside Baptist Church. Survivors include one daugh- ter, Sanna Michael Smith of Macon; two sons, Bert Michael, Jr. of Carrollton and Morris Jordan Michael, Sr. of Macon; grandchildren, MicheUe Smith Tillitski of Macon, Cameron Smith Abercrombie of Atlanta, Meredith Smith, Brian Smith, Michael Smith, Jay Michael, Brad Michael, all of Macon, Marianna Michael Carter of CarroUton, and Jennifer Michael of Atlanta; Great-grandchildren, John Tillitski, Catherine Tillitski, and Christopher Tillitski, Bailey Michael, all of Macon, and Katie Beth Carter of Carrollton. Donations in memory of Mrs. Michael may be made to Christ Church Meals-on- Wheels, 538 Walnut Street, Macon, GA 31202, or the donor's avorite charity. COME TO WORK FOR US 'AS A CARTER EMPLOYEE .... A LEADING MANUFACTURER ....... 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And in 1993, after considerable amounts of Second Street and Third Avenue in Manchester, July 17th at 7 p.m. Special singers will be "Sunrise" from AshviUe, Alabama. Pastor is Bruce Brown. Everyone is welcome. Revival at First Assembly First Assembly of God, located at 1218 Chalybeate Road, will begin a revival Sunday morning July 11 going through Wednesday July 14. The special evangelist will be Rev. Randy Perry from Dawsonville. Evangelist, singer Randy Perry of Dahlonega, in 1993 resigned his position as lead singer and group emcee to embark into the field of evangelism. Randy had sung for 23 years with the nationally known quar- tet, The Perrys. He gained the respect and admiration of not only thousands of fans but the gospel music industry itself. Randy was nominat- ed while with The Perrys in the top lead singers of gospel music by the fans in the Singing News Fan Awards, from 1989-1993. Senior Center News By Mary Jo Veal Last week I attendede day workshop of the Georgia Silverhaired Legislitii' ae Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia. Legislative advisors at the session were State Representative Tracy Stallings House " district 100, Representative Steve Cash, dis- trict 108, Representative Ben R. Harbin district 113, Representative Tom Rice dis- trict 78, Representative John P Yates, district 106 and two Lat students Chris Solomon of Macon, and Brian Fortener of Douglasville. The purpose of the work- shop was to better inform the Legislators and members of the group on issues that are vital to our elderly citizens. Each of the four committees of the G.S.H.L. discussed some of the bills that did not pass the general assembly in the last ses- sion and talked about ways to make them better or reasons why they didn't pass. We also worked on bills that will be our first priority in the next session of the general assembly. On Tuesday, June 22 our guest speaker was Render Parham who spoke on genealo- gy. It was very interesting. The annual "Fourth of July" party was held at the center on Thursday July 1st. Lots of fun, games and refreshments. The Seniors are interacting with the young people now as one of our activities. On Thursday afternoon July 1 Ms. Pat Gay entertained the old and the young with her sto- rytelling. This is sponsored by the Hogansville Public Library. This is good for everyone, the attendance is very good and we have such a nice place for these activities. Tim Moore,. physical Therapist, will be held at the center on Thursday, July 8. Our speaker on Monday, July 12 at 11 a.m. will be John McKibben. A class to make clown dolls will be held at the center on Wednesday July 28 at 10 a.m. This will be taught by Edna Gladney. Friday, July 9th begins with our all you can eat breakfast at 8 a.m. Call for reservations by Thursday. The price is $2.00 Then at 6 p.m. you can enjoy our catfish and bingo social. You must have reservations and the price is $6.00 Everyone has a great time. That is Friday, July 9th at 6 p.m. We were glad to have Mildred Thomas back after a long absence. Also Pauline Wallace, Mary Roughton, and Willie Mal Hopson. We would also like to wel- come our newest members to the center. Mrs. Mildred Hendrix, Nettle Rowe, Edna Gladney, Betty Perkins, Norma Jean Flory and Tom and Mary Jo Keith. I hope I haven't left anyone OUt. There is an opening at the center for someone to take out home delivered meals. The job is part time, 4 hours per day and pays $5.15 per hour. Plus mileage for your car. Call and come by the center and talk to Site Manager Gloria Sanford. 637-6606. Hogansville Senior Center 304 Church Street.. stepped aside from the quartet and began a new path gelistic field. Randy testifies in most of his sermons about how folks up in that little mountain church would sing and glory down. Randy although Baptist in faith, will quickly let it be that God didn't call him just to preach the Baptists. been preaching and singing for the last four years Church of God, Assembly of God, Wesleyan, Methodist others. Randy's plans for his .mstry, as well as his (wife Mary and daughter, KrisO]s to kept singing and ing until Jesus comes. Service times are as follows: ing at 11 a.m., Sunday evening at 6 p.m., Monday Wednesday at 7 p.m. Pastor Cary R. Hicks invites everyone to of God as he ministers in song and the Word. For more tion call 706-846-3453. The Mayor and Council of the City have called for a Public Hearing to be held August 2nd, 1999 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, Main Street. The purpose of this hearing solicit citizen input on the requested change from R-1 to C-2 of property owned Nancy andBarbara Lanier of Hogansvillenatural gas odorization HAVE YOU BEEN AUTO LOANS DUE YOUR PAST CREDIT HISTORY??? 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