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00gtate Patrol Predk:ts 32 Holiday Deaths eti la th, ,at, 'iel 00 ak or Georgia State Patrol iday periods. In releasing the mander Colonel George predictions for the holiday peri- is said Tuesday as many as ads, Colonel Ellis called on People may die on Georgia motorists to exercise extreme kds during the upcoming caution since both holiday peri- ristmas and New Year's hal- ads extend across weekends 00DemsJB0000sn No Problem pl ind 50.' nc lay ; al ate ;ad I nt And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. - Luke 2:13-14 when more fatalities are tradi- tionally recorded. The Christmas holiday peri- od begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 22 and ends at mid- night Christmas Day. Traffic predictions are for 1,947 traffic crashes, 703 injuries and 15 fatalities. Then the following Friday night, December 29, at 6 p.m. begins the New Year's holiday period and continues through midnight New Year's Day. During the New Year's period, predictions call for 1,989 Mrs. Bertha Jacks traffic crashes, 697 injuries and 17 traffic deaths. Both holiday periods are 78 hours long. Colonel Ellis advises people planning to travel during the holiday periods to use extreme caution. "Traditionally holiday periods that include Friday and Saturday nights result in a high- er number of traffic fatalities," he said. "The bottom line in almost all of the traffic deaths during a holiday period will be either speed, alcohol or failing to use safety equipment, or a October 12, 1916 - December 16, 2000 Hogansville - Mrs. Bertha Clark Jacks, 84, of Hogansville, died December 16 at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. The funeral service was conducted December 17 at Old Pathway Baptist Church in LaGrange. The Reverend Sam Mitchell and the Reverend Trent Cannon officiated and interment was in Randolph Memory Gardens in Rock Mills, Alabama. Mrs. Jacks was born October 12, 1916 in Chambers County, Alabama, daughter of the late Gussie and Doshie Clark. She lived in HogansviUe for the past 29 years, was the wife of the late Durward F. Jacks, and was a member of Old Pathway Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters and sons- in-law, Fay and Edward Morris of Hogansville and Pharon and Joe Huntsman of Jonesboro; six grandchildren, Keith Hurley of Jonesboro, Sonja Kane of Tampa, Florida, Wanda Abbott of Ft. Worth, Texas, Edward Lynn Morris of Ashburn, Virginia, Elaine Tucker and Angel Spradlin, both of Hogansville; ten great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Wishing you a blessed holiday. CLAUDE A. McKIBBEN j & SONS FUNERAL HOME 208 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA ' The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrange- ments combination of the contributing factors." The State Patrol Commander said Georgia State Troopers would be keeping a sharp eye out for intoxicated drivers during the holiday peri- ods through concentrated patrols and roadchecks. "Troopers will also be checking for seat belt violations and mak- ing sure children are properly restrained," Colonel Ellis said. Samuel E. Williams August 22, 1920 - December 18, 2000 Hogansville - Samuel E. Williams, 70, of Hogansville, died December 18 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur. The funeral service was conducted December 20 at the grave- side in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville, with the Reverend Rance Sprayberry officiating. Mr. Williams was born August 22, 1920 in Hogansville, son of the late James Lay Williams and the late Lurline Sims Williams. He was a graduate of Hogansville High School and attend- ed Georgia State University. He was a veteran of service in the U.S. Navy and, along with his brother Earl, won an All-Navy Championship in boxing. Survivors include two stepdaughters, Mrs. Donna Bowen of LaGrange and Mrs. Irma Pike of Hogansville; three stepsons, Leamon Hughes of LaGrange, Joel Hughes of Hogansville, and Michael Hughes of Atlanta; a sister, Mrs. Joyce Atterholt of Powder Springs; two brothers, Earl Williams of Meridian, Mississippi and Ervin Williams of Barcelona, Spain; and several step- grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. It is the desire of the family that flowers and contributions in memory of Mr. Williams be omit- ted. .The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrange- ments. MANAGEMENT YOU WON'T BELIEVE THIS! We're opening new offices every month and WE NEED MANAGERS!! We offer company training to the right individuals so no experience is required. $60K- $80K yearly. 0nly those with a positive attitude and great people skills need apply. 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