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I' HOGANSVILLE hOME Nt,;ws -- OCTOBER 14, 1999 - PAGE 3 Deaths and Funeral Notices Dee England Fort Myers, Florida - Dee England, 80, formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday. Graveside services will be at 2 Birthdays & Anniversaries October 14 Donald L. October 15 Ashley Freeman, Tillman October 16 David Gill, Janis Cornwell, Thompson. October 17 Frances Herndon, Mike October 18 Johnny Thompson, Marica Howington, Teresa Keith. October 19 Albert Faulkner, Andy G. Owens, Mary Boswell, Christopher Fowler. October 20 James Gamble, Jamie Wade, Lillian Howell, Mark Parker, Reid Thompson, DeAnn White. moking Cessation asses Are Offered Cancer Society November 18, 1999 is the Cancer Society's In big event, Tweed will be conducting class on smok- cessation. The American Cancer 'Freshstart" program to help you stop good. The program small sessions and focuses on your stop-smoking positive and suc- There is no charge for classes or materials. "Freshstart" has helped of people quit for good. Call Mr. Tweed, 882-8148, to register for the four class session, Monday- November 1, Thursday- November 4, Monday- November 8 and Thursday- November 11. Be ready to quit for good on Thursday, November 18, The American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. The class- es will be held at the United Congregational Christian Church, 623 Juniper Street, LaGrange. Remember - Smoking is the most preventable cause of death in our society and accounts for at least 30% of all cancer deaths. Protect your good health, stop smoking. Asked for in Crimes Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff's Office are ask- local citizens for leads in two recent crimes. During the overnight hours of September 21 and 22, some- came pnto the property of a house under construction on Road and took six rolls of copper wire still in its orig- On October 2, a resident of Billirene Road told deputies that ha'fdidd'fli61r way into his home and took $80 in a immsomCc VCR md assortedVCR tapeS. .... , If you have information regarding the above, please contact Stoppers at 812-1000. p.m. Thursday in Shadowlawn Cemetery with the Rev l,amar Womack officiating Mr. England, born September 15, 1919 in LaGrange, was the son of the late Charlie Manson and Evie Lee Tucker England. He retired from West Point Pepperell. He was a Baptist and taught Sunday school at Royal Elaine Nursing Home for many years Survivors include a daugh- ter and son-in-law, Betty and Harold Nixon of Cape Coral, Florida; four grandchildren, Mark Nixon of Grayson, Clark Nixon of Dacula, Charlotte Taylor of North Fort Myers, Florida and Dr. Matthew Nixon of Cape Coral, Florida; three sisters, Jewel Beck and Jean Beck, both of Manchester, and Beatrice Pike of LaGrange; a brother, William (Doe) England "of LaGrange; seven great-grand- children, and 10 great-great- grandchildren. R.E (Skimmr) Plant Grantville - R.F'. (Skinner) Plant, 81, of Grantville, died Saturday, September 25 at Newnan Hospital. The funeral service was conducted September 27 in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Willard Dean offici- ated and interment was in the Grantville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ben Monroe, James R. Alexander, Everett Hendrix, Larry Freenaan, Otis Smith, and Kevin Miller. Mr. Plant was born June 21, 1918 in Meriwe. ther County, son of the late James Franklin Plant and the late Mary Ann Cook Plant. He lived in Grantville most of his life, was an Army veteran, and was a member of the Baptist faith. Along with his brothers, he owned and operat- ed Plant Service Station in Newnan for over thirty years prior to his retirement. Survivors include one sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Grover (Rebecca) Johnson of Hogansville; one brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.Ravee (Opa|).gamof Grantville; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Doris Plant of Grantville; and several nieces. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Glenn Sherrod LaGrange Clarence Glenn Sherrod,Sr., 52, ()f LaGrange, died October 7 at his home. The funeral service was conducted October 10 in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Bobby Robinson officiated and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Pallbearers were Jimmy Lambeth, Scott Lambeth, Rick Burdick, Ray Duke, Vince Martin, Donald Jones, Royce King and Mack McClellan. Mr. Sherrod was born January 23, 1947 in Chathan County, son of the late Clarence Grady Sherrod and the late Marian Ann Burke Sherrod. He had lived in LaGrange since 1962, was a member of the Baptist faith, and was a construction employee. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ellen Sherrod- of LaGrang; his children, Clarence Glenn (Butch) Sherrod,,lr. of LaGrange, Mrs. Gladys Belinda ttendricks of Monroe, Gregory Winferd Sherrod of LaGrange, and Mrs. Brenda I,ynn King of Lanett, Alabama; one sister, Mrs. Marie Hester ()f Franklin; one brother, lsmn St,errod of Frankli,L and -,even grandchildren The Chmde A. McKibben and S(m, Funeral Home of ttogansville was in charge of arrange- rllcnts. Dawson Family Reunion Is Held The descendants of Willie Sharp Dawson and Clara )alias l)awson held their annual fam- ily reunion June 16 hosted by the siblings of Mac Ruth l)awson Griffin. The theme was: We came this far by faith. The histor3 or" the reunion was traced as far back to five geoerations. Approximately lS() guests attended. Towns represented were Hogansville, Franklin, Cent ral- hatchee, Palmetto, Primro,,;e, Ncwnan, Atlanta and SI. Mark. Out of town guests were from as far away as ttouston, Texas (Eunice Smith). Branches from Willie Sharp and Clara Dawson were represented. There were the Aliens, l)unsons, Griffins and the Dawsons; Four branches from the tree have been broken. A memorial candleli/ht ceremony was hehl in their lnclnory (Y.B. 1lawson, l{()berL l)awson, M.C. Dawson, and Mary l)aw)n lItmson). The remaining branches C()lllilltlt tO gFOW and rejtlve- hate wlh a renewed deterlni. nat iem to carry this legacy on [rom generation to generation They are MaeRuth Gri[Tin, Eula Allen, and Catherine l)awson; wo sisters-m-law l)ai>y 1lawson and Dorothy l)awson; )Jtt" inothcr-inlaw, t?hmlic J. ( ;l'itTill Special thanks and recogni- t1)I were given to ,h)die and I ;race l)awm I)avis for beillg the ones thal pioneered the beginning of the Dawson Family Reumon. to celebrate two National Event I)ays! You're invited What: 20 years of Boyds Bears AN, Margaret t:urlong's collecli(m When: Saturday, October 16 ti'om 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Warm Springs Village Mall, 69 Broad Strecl, Warm Springs, GA (706) 655-2166 www.warmspringsga.cona Where: M argret Furlong Namma/ ( "elebration Event/ Enter to WIN one of Ibur retired angels from Margaret s rsonal archives! Grand Prize: Signed Y" 1994 "Messiah" 1st Prie: Signed 3" 1980 "Trumpeter'" 2rid Prize: Signed 3" 1')82 "Star" 3rd Prize: Signed 1984 "Dove" Event piece shown at rqht. "Nesting Quail" iii i mlllml j i Get your very own piece of Teddy Bear History! Check out our Terrific Selection of Boyds Products. Featuring... the Anniversary Edition Matthew Bear... the Br that started it all! immmlnmllm N#lNimmmn It's the ONLY day you can  get this fabqlous bear at the Anniversary Price of $9.50 " 0 ' with any $20 purchase of Boydsproducts!   ln't miss ifi (?i  If' I m I i I Kkql400d,00, //,/ , ,a/,,2L t I111111111 II/111 Gom.'llmqlo m m amaWm r-,,,i ..,6).-.- mw..---Wlw, tm, m "0-" ?