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PAGE 2-B HO(;ANSVII=LE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, dULY 8, 2004 'Lava Island' Th-- em Of Antioch's VBS IMPRESSIVE The Little White House and hundreds of guests were able to relive rev- olutionary history on Independence Day as Ben Franklin rekindled the flame of freedom in our annual patriot- ic program. Dr. Tom Wentland, who plays as FDR at the his- toric site drew people from all around in this growing and pop- ular program. Happy Birthday America! Dora Mae Jones September 5, 1923 - June 30, 2004 Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church Member Dora Mae Jones, 80, of Peachtree City, died Wednesday, June 30 at Fayette Community Hospital. The funeral serv- ice was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 3 at Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church in Coweta County. Rev.-Ken Hamilton and Rev. Mike Ayers officiated and interment followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Harry Robertson, Carl Smith, Daniel Smith, Joey Smith, Sam Robertson and Jack Ray. Born Sept. 5, 1923, in Fulton County, Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late Henry Edward Burge and the late Lillie Morris Burge. She had lived in Peachtree City for the past 32 years and was a member of Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church in Coweta County. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Hugh Patton of Sharpsburg; a granddaughter and grandson- in-law, Jaime and Charlie Beigle of Sharpsburg; two grand- sons, Kyle Jones and Mathew Jones, both of Alpharetta; and a great-grandmother, Taylor Belgie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron K. (Jack) Jones, Jr., and her son, Byron Edward Jones. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. William Harlis Ashley June 2, 1929 - July 5, 2004 Decorated Army Veteran William Harlis Ashley, 75, of Carrollton, died Monddy, July 5 at his home. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 7, in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Rev. Anthony Puckett and Rev. Wayne Webb officiated and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Mr. Ashley was born June 2, 1929, in Heard county, son of the late Wilbert and Elizabeth Lewis Ashley. A decorated Army veteran of the Korean War, he had lived in Carrollton since 1963 and retired from the City of Carrollton after more than twenty years of service. He was a member of Christ Way Baptist Church in CarroUton. Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Ashley of Carrollton; one daughter and son in-law, Lynn and Barry King of Waco; two sons and daughters in-law, Robert and Laura Ashley and Billy Joe and Gall Ashley, all of Carrollton; four sisters,. Dorothy Braswell and JoAnn Pike, both of Hogansville. Angelene Farmer of Hemet, CA, and Wilberta Clingenpeel of Aliquippa, PA; three brothers, Fletcher Ashley of Franklin, Jodie Ashley of Whitesburg, and Robert Ashley of Hogansville; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his par- ents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wilbert Ashley, ++ ii Jr. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Terry Lee Yearwood Februar3' 27, 1951 - July 3, 2004 US Air Force Veteran Terry Lee Yearwood, age 53, of LaGrange, died Saturday; July 3 at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 5 at the graveside in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan. with Rev. Jonathan Fuller officiating. Born Feb. 27, 1951 in Coweta County, Mr. Yearwood was the son of the late Bill and Janette Dean Yearwood. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, was a Baptist, and was a retired heavy, equipment operator. A former resi- dent of Hogansville, he lived in Troup County most of his adult life. Survivors includehis wife, Yvonne Alice Barnes of LaGrange; two sons and a daughter-in-law, William Troy and Shanesia Yearwood and Dewayne Levy Yearwood, both of Newnan; a brother and sister-in-law, Don and Angle Yearwood of Grantville; and three grandchildren, Karen Yearwood, Logan Yearwood and Austin Yearwood. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. MaRie Belle Douglas October 3, 1910 - July 5, 2004 Telephone Operator in Grantville Mattie Belle Douglas, 93, formerly of Grantville, died Monday, July 5, at Newnan Hospital Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 7, in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Rev. Frank Powers officiated and interment was in the Grantville Cemetery. Born Oct. 3, 1910, in Carroll County, Mrs. Douglas was the dahghter of the late John Henry Holland and the late Therbe Allene Bearden Holland. She served as a telephone operator in Grantville for many years and was also employed at Temple Ave. Department Store in Newnan. She was a mem- ber of Bremen Church of Christ. Survivors include two daughters in-law, Margie Douglas of Grantville and Charlene Douglas of Vernon, TX; one sis- ter, Mildred Scales of Bowdon; six grandchildren, Libby Moser of Lakewood, CO, Cathy Fox of Vernon. TX, Carolyn Douglas of Grantville, Joe Douglas, Lisa Spence, and Charles Douglas, all of Newnan; and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clark D, Douglas, and her sons, James C. Douglas and Joseph Winford Douglas. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of ttAntiochend Baptist Church would like to invite everyonet a d Vacation Bible School July 11-16 from 6-8:30 p.m. 1~ theme this year is Lava, Lava Island "Where Jesus' Lo~ Flows." We have classes for ages four and up. Please come ol and join us for a week of music, crafts and most irnportaa ly, the teaching of God's word. Tra] l Chattahoochee Study Act Supl rtedj The Historic Chatt- the House ofRepresentati iii] ahoochee Commission (HCC) recently contacted the nine U.S. House and Senate mem- bers from Alabama and Georgia, who represent all or a portion of the eighteen county region that it serves, to ask them to co-sponsor the "Chattahoochee Trace National Heritage Corridor Study Act of 2004". Modeled after the "Muscle Shoals National Heritage Study Act of 2002" this Federal legislation, if approved, will make the Chattahoochee Trace region eligible to receive funding for publications and marketing for tourism, coordination, historic preservation, envi- ronmental education, out- door recreation and small business development. The proposed act author- izes the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with appropriate State historic preservation officers. State historical societies, State tourism offices and other appl'opriate organizations or agencies to conduct a study regarding the suitability and feasibility of designating the study region a National Heritage Area. Currently there are only 24 National Heritage Areas in the United States and two of those are in Alabama and Georgia--the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area and the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area. Eight criteria are evalu- ated during the study. The Secretary of the Interior then must submit a report on the findings, con- clusions and recommenda- tions of the study to the Committee on Resources of and the Committee on Ener~ and Natural Resources of Senate within three fis.~ years after the date for w~. funds are made available 1~ the Act. h~! Since 1970 the HCC been involved in a heritage tourism program of work these eighteen counties alo~ the lower Chattahoo~ River of Alabama Georgia. ry ::Tk ,U:fe Nf al tt ~oen~ ~PlI~ for Historic Preservation Ms cited the HCC as a natiotCd model for heritage corrida development. Doug Purcell, executi~ director of the HCC, advised the Congressmen a~l Senators that "once tl~ 'Chattahoochee Traa National Heritage CorridOr study is completed the HE(: would be ideally suited tt manage the corridor projed as part of its bi-state progra~ of work." He noted that, 'This de~ ignation would be the fin~ piece in our corridor devel' opment plan which woul~ enable us to initiate new a# innovative projects to hell invigorate the economies member counties." The HCC encourage those who are interested il this project to write letter, of endorsement to some ol all of the nine U. S. House an~ Senate members who hav~ been contacted about this leg islation drafted by thl Commission. The addresse~ of these individuals are avail able on request from the HC( by eallhag 334-687-9755 ol sending an e-marl t~ h~.net. TTEND FHE CHURCH OF YOtIR CHOICE THIS WEEK! GAS FIRE PLACE LOGS LP GAS FOR HOME, FARM & INDUSTRY Aplxaml Sales & Semoe Tar~ f~ S~ or I.eme ,\ agw Religious Supplies Hummin on#1 gbird Stati Church Supplies * Bibles * Robes * Sunday School Supplies * Hymnals Books * Tapes Gifts*Cards. 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