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H8 Friday, Oct. 15, 1999 LOCAL NEWS The Atlanta Journal-Constitution OBITUARIES The Atlanta Journal-Constitution strives to make this list a complete record of deaths in the metro area and of selected deaths from elsewhere. Please ask your funeral home or cremation society to call us at 404-526-5342, or fax us at 404- 582-7517. These listings are free. For a detailed Paid Death Notice, please have your funeral home contact our advertising department at 404-526-5271.

DEATHS AND FUNERALS cremated. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Smyrna; Cremation Society of the South. MARGARET HARRIS HAGAN, 80, of Acworth, a native of Douglas County, died Wednesday. Memorial service, 2 p.m.

Saturday, Summit Baptist Church; West Cobb Funeral Home. EMMIE BAGLEY SLAYTON, 79, of Norcross died Oct. 8. Memorial service, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church of Norcross; Wages Sons Funeral Home, Stone Mountain.

ATLANTA CHARLES M. BRANNON, 86, died Wednesday. The body will be cremated. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Saturday, Westview Cemetery; Cremation Society of the South.

GEORGE FRANKLIN BROWNLEE, 94, of Clearwater, formerly of Atlanta, died Wednesday. Funeral, I p.m. Saturday, Tom M. Wages, Snellville Chapel. CORNELIA DUNWODY CAMERON, 105, died Thursday.

Funeral, 2 p.m. Saturday, North Avenue Presbyterian Church; H.M. Patterson Son, Spring Hill. ELOISE GOODMAN, 75, died Sunday, Funeral, 11 a.m. today, Holsey Temple CME Church; Alfonso Dawson Mortuary.

RUTH BABB GRAY, 91, of Waxhaw, N.C., formerly of Atlanta and Decatur, died Monday. Memorial service, 2 p.m. today, First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, S.C.; graveside service plans, Saturday, Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, will be announced; McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe, N.C. WILLIAM H. HODGDEN, 31, died Monday.

The graveside service was Thursday; Brooks White Funeral Home, Roxboro, N.C. JAMES GRAHAM KENAN, 89, died Wednesday. Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, All Saints' Episcopal Church; H.M. Patterson Son, Spring Hill.

CHARLES LEE RICE, 70, of Central, S.C., formerly of Atlanta, died Saturday. The graveside service was Thursday; DuckettRobinson Funeral Home, Central. ANNIE LILLIAN MANN WATT, 81, died Sunday. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Saturday, H.M.

Patterson Son, Spring Hill. DAVID ARMSTRONG WHITE, 52, died Wednesday. Memorial service, 5 p.m. Saturday, H.M. Patterson Son, Spring Hill.

CLAYTON COUNTY CLYDE C. BYRD, 70, of Morrow died Wednesday. Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, Pope Dickson Son, Morrow Chapel. THOMAS WILLARD LEDBETTER, 79, of Jonesboro died Wednesday.

Graveside service, 4 p.m. today, Forest Hills Memorial Gardens; Pope Dickson Son, Jonesboro Chapel. GERALDINE K. MOWERY, 84, of Jonesboro died Tuesday. Funeral, I.p.m.

Saturday, Pope Dickson Son, Jonesboro Chapel. COBB COUNTY DAVID KEITH BLALOCK, 46, of Mableton died Thursday. Funeral, 3 p.m. Saturday, Davis-Struempf Funeral Home. CHRISTOPHER BRYANT, 23, of Kennesaw died Thursday.

Funeral, 2 p.m. Saturday, Sosebee Funeral Home. CLARENCE DANIEL FOSTER, 53, of Smyrna died Thursday. The body will be COWETA COUNTY HEWLAN OSCAR WILLIAMS, 83, of Newnan died Wednesday. Funeral, 2 p.m.

Sunday, Jones Funeral Home, DEKALB COUNTY SUSAN BERSON, 54, of Tucker died Tuesday. The graveside service was Thursday; Green Lawn Jewish Funeral Directors. FRANCES KAYLOR STANTON, 76, of Doraville died Thursday, Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home. DOUGLAS COUNTY HORACE W.

CLONTS, 86, of Douglasville died Monday. Funeral, 11 a.m. Charles F. Golden United Methodist Church; Simpson Daughters Mortuary. CARL DAVID "NICK" NICHOLSON, 56, of Winston died Monday.

Memorial service, 3 p.m. Tuesday, Whitley- Garner at Rosehaven. FAYETTE COUNTY HENRY G. PARKER, 80, of Peachtree City died Wednesday. Funeral, 2 p.m.

today, Line Creek Baptist Church; CarmichaelHemperley Funeral Home. FORSYTH COUNTY MARY MAGDALENE "BILL" BAGWELL, 81, of Cumming died Tuesday. The funeral was Thursday; Ingram Funeral Home. FULTON COUNTY RICHARD JOSEPH ALTHOFF, 74, of Hilton Head Island, S.C., formerly of Roswell, died Monday, Funeral Mass, 10 today, St. Francis Catholic Church, Hilcon Head Island; The Inland Funeral Home.

FAMILY- PLACED DEATH NOTICES ALEXANDER Mr. Henry Gun Alexander, of 1927 1 Valley Ridge S.W., passed on Wednesday, October 13, 1999. Homegoing services will be celebrated 1:00 P.M., Saturday, October 16, 1999 at the Haugabrooks Chapel. Rev. B.J.

Johnson, officiating. He is survived by a loving wife, Mrs. Katie P. Alexander, one sister and one brother, Mrs. Nellie Wingfield, Mr.

Marvin Garrell both of New York, and a host of other relatives and friends. All relatives and friends are asked to assemble at the Haugabrooks Chapel, 12:30 P.M. Haugabrooks Funeral Home, 404-522-8217 ARNOLD Homegoing celebration for Mrs. Conswella Patterson Arnold of 4746 Burks Rd. Forest Park, Ga.

will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m. from Abundant Life Church, 6440 Rocksprings Lithonia, Ga. with Pastor Woodrow Walker, I1, officiating. Remains will lie in state from 11:00 a.m. til the hour of service.

Visitation services will be held TONIGHT from 8:30 p.m. til 9:30 p.m. from the Chapel of Gus Thornhill's Funeral Home, 1315 Hendrix East Point. Interment, Lincoln Memorial Gardens. She leaves to cherish: husband, Mr.

Glendale Arnold; daughter, Jessica B. Arnold; mother, Mrs. Harriett 0. Patterson; sisters, Ms. Jacqueline Owens, Mr.

and Mrs. George (Mel- ERIC HOGAN, 12, of Hapeville died Wednesday. Funeral plans will be announced by Community Funeral Home of Atlanta. JANE MARIE MAZURKIEWICZ, 53, of Alpharetta died Tuesday. The funeral Mansell was, Thursday; Roswell Funeral Home, Road Chapel.

DAVID E. MEHAN, 44, of Alpharetta died Wednesday. Funeral, 11 a.m. today, Roswell Funeral Home, Mansell Road Chapel. PATRICIA D.

REDMOND, 73, of Roswell died Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. today, St. Andrews Catholic Church; Roswell Funeral Home, Mansell Road Chapel. GWINNETT COUNTY ARNOLD BOLES, 65, of Lawrenceville died Thursday.

Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. LEONA PUCKETT HENRY, 78, of Buford died Wednesday. Funeral, 2 p.m. today, Flanigan Funeral Home.

HALL COUNTY RICHARD JAY ORENSTEIN, 45, of Gainesville died Wednesday. Funeral, 10:30 a.m. today, Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel. LEON B. POWELL, 95, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Decatur, died Tuesday.

Graveside service, noon today, Decatur Cemetery; A.S. Turner Sons. HENRY COUNTY EVERETT L. HEDGER, 70, of Stockbridge died Tuesday. No service is planned; Wages Sons Funeral Home, Stone Mountain.

ROCKDALE COUNTY KATHERINE GILNER DOUGLAS, 75, of Conyers, formerly of Decatur, died Wednesday. Funeral, 3 p.m. Saturday, Salem United Methodist Church; memorial service, 2 p.m. Sunday, North Decatur United Methodist Church; Wheeler Funeral Home. LISA HARRINGTON, 35, of Conyers died Thursday.

Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, Harry L. White Funeral Home. LOUISE HARDY WHITE, 50, of Conyers died Wednesday. Funeral, 11 a.m.

today, Carter Funeral Home. GEORGIA ELOISE ADAMS, 86, of Covington died Wednesday. Funeral, 11 a.m. today, J.C, Harwell Son. EDNA A BRYANT, 83, of Athens died Wednesday.

Graveside service, 3 p.m. Saturday, Evergreen Memorial Park; Bridges Funeral Home. DILLARD DAVIS, 80, of Rockledge died Thursday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sammons Funeral Home, Soperton.

VIRGINIA RICE DIAL, 81, of Good Hope, formerly of Clarkston, died Thursday. Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, Horis A. Ward, Rockdale Chapel. ROBERT S.

HEMPHILL, 58, of Jefferson died Thursday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Saturday, Bethany Methodist Church; Evans Funeral Home. FRANCES MAE INGRAM, 42, of Cedartown died Thursday. Funeral, 4 p.m.

Saturday, Gammage Funeral Home. WALTER MILLARD "MAC" McCLAIN, 70, of Jefferson died Wednesday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jackson Funeral Home. ILA GERALDINE NEWSOM, 52, of Bremen died Thursday.

Funeral, 3 p.m. Saturday, Hightower Funeral Home. ELMER A. QUIST, 74, of Watkinsville died Wednesday. Graveside service, noon today, Evergreen Memorial Park; Bernstein Funeral Home.

WILLIS J. "DICK" RICHARDSON 75, of Savannah died Sunday. The funeral was Tuesday; Fox Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. ELIZABETH C. TORGESEN, 82, of Cornelia died Wednesday.

Funeral, 10 a.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church of Cornelia; McGahee- Funeral Home. CAROLE V. TORRENCE, 60, of Watkinsville died Wednesday. Funeral, 10 a.m.

Saturday, Bridges Funeral Home. WILLIE FAYE WILLIAMS, 69, of Madison died Wednesday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Saturday, Apalachee Baptist Church; Bridges Funeral Home. ELSEWHERE CARLOS BARRETO, 23, of Caracas, Venezuela, a bantamweight boxer, died from head injuries Tuesday, four days after he was knocked out during a bout.

WILLIAM TAIT CAMPBELL, 86, of London, a major general in the British Army who planned air operations for the Allied invasion of Italy during World War II, died Friday. JULES GLAZER, 77, of Los Angeles, an accountant who handled finances for entertainers such as Abbott and Costello and for leading Democratic political candidates, died of cancer Oct. 74n Palm Desert. lonie) Kemp; parent-in-laws, Mr. and Mrs.

Glenn Arnold; 3 aunts, Margaret Cotton, Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Karen) Whatley, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel (Betty) Perkins; 2 uncles, Mr.

and Mrs. Jerrell Owens, Mr. and Mrs. George Owens; grandmothers, Mrs. Rebecca Owens, Mrs.

Rachal Mahone; 3 nephews, Leonardo (Nard), Derrick and Jeffery, and a host of sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, relatives and friends. The cortege will assemble at 5100 Welcome All Rd. Apt. A-5, College Park, Ga. 30349 at 12:00 noon.

Gus Thornhill's Funeral Home, 404768-2993-4 BANKSTON Funeral services for Mr. John H. Bankston, will be held Saturday, October 16, 11 A.M. at Dixie Hills First Baptist Church, 1995 Morehouse N.W. Rev.

R.B. Sutton officiating. Interment, Lincoln Cemetery. Survivors are wife, Elnora T. Bankston, son, Mr.

and Mrs. Silas Bankston, grandchildren, Michelle Browner, Athens, GA; Mia Hodges, Jennifer Bankston, Natalie H. Bankston, and Silas Bankston, four greatgrandchildren, two brothers, one sister, in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A Wake will be held Tonight 7-8 P.M., Alfonso Dawson Mortuary. 404-691-3810 BARKSDALE-PULLIAM Mother Estelle, 89, 2368 Lynn Iris Decatur, GA.

Services Saturday, October 16, 1999, 12 noon, Greater White Rock Baptist Church, 2128 Tilson Decatur. Rev. A.B. Faust officiating, Rev. Robert L.

Carter, Eulogist. Interment, Kennedy. Remains in state 10 A.M. Cortege assemble 11 A.M. at the residence.

Survivors sons, Sgt. and Mrs. L.J. Barksdale, and the late Mr. Robert C.

Pulliam, daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Williams, Rev. and Mrs. A.L. Jones (Mary), Dr.

and Mrs. Walker B. Moore (Anita), Ms. Bonnie Herring, and Ms. Gloria Pulliam, 26 grandchildren, Ms.

Robbie Sparks, Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Veal, Sr. (Winston), Mrs.

Marie Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Starks (Evangeline), Mr. and Mrs. Emory Williams, Mr.

and Mrs. Ernest Williams, Mr. Leonard Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lee (Bebe), Ms.

Candi Sims, Ms. Kim Burls, Ms. Joan Pope, Mr. Reginald Felder, Mr. Edison Jones, Mr.

Richard Felder, Rev. and Mrs. Reggie Spencer (Beverly), Mr. Ronald Jones, Mr. Briean Pulliam, Ms.

Tonya Fredricks, Ms. Harriet Pulliam, Mrs. Victoria Pulliam, Mr. Demetrius Pulliam, Rev. Saul Jones, Mr.

Jimmy Jones, Ms. Audrey Jones, Mr. Andre Herring, and Ms. Katina Pulliam, 53 great -grandchildren, 21 great great-grandchildren, and one great great greatgrandchild, God children, Marva Wright, Beverly Wimberly, Marion Sells, Gladys Owens, Erico Huff, Jim Thomas, Fannie Potts, Ivy Green, Joyce Taylor, cousins, Mr. and Mrs.

William Beeks, Jr. (Gail), sister in-law, Mrs. Ellis Brown, Toccoa, GA; brother in-law, Mr. William Pulliam, Lavonia, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Willie A.

Watkins Funeral Home, 1003 Ralph D. Abernathy 404-758-1731 BARNHART Mr. Jurmine Barnhart of 487 Peyton Atlanta, GA. 30311, the son of Mr. and Mrs.

Gregory and Joanne Barnhart, passed on Tuesday, October 12, 1999. Arrangements will be announced later by Goolsby Mortuary, 1375 Jonesboro S.E. (404) 588-0128. www.goolsbymortuary.com BENNETT Funeral services for Little Shamon K. Bennett, 1241 Flat Rock Road, Madison, GA, the son of Ms.

Shadona Bennett and Mr. Willie Horton, will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999, 1 P.M. at Springfield Baptist Church, 2140 Bethany Road. Rev. W.J.

Reid, Pastor, Evangelist Deborah Cox, Eulogist. Interment, Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Buckhead, GA. The cortege will assemble at the residence at 12 noon on Saturday. Visitation Today, 12 noon until 6 P.M.

The. family will receive friends Tonight at the funeral home from 7 until 8 P.M. Mapp-Gilmore Funeral Service. (706) 342-1656 BILLINGSLEY Ms. Theresa Billingsley of 77 Anderson N.W., passed October 13, 1999.

Funeral services announced later by Hines Home of Funerals, 404-792-2400. BRANNON Mr. Charles M. Brannon, 86, died Wednesday, October 13, 1999. Born in Atlanta on January 17, 1913 he was retired from Law Engineering Testing Company having been with them for over 30 years.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Gaynelle Phillips Brannon of Atlanta; sons, Charles Terry Brannon of Atlanta and William Brannon of Tampa, daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Thomas Brzoza of Berkley Lake, grandchildren, Katie and Britt Brzoza of Athens; brother, Hugh W. Brannon of Atlanta; and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 16, at 1:00 p.m. at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta. Cremation Society of the South.

770-941-5352. BROOKS Mr. Marvin L. Brooks, Sr. of 2621 Oakridge Lane, Douglasville, the husband of Mrs.

Sarah Brooks, passed October 13, 1999. His funeral will be announced by Gus Thornhill's Funeral Home, 404-768-2993-4 BROWNLEE George Franklin Brownlee, age94, passed away October 13, 1999. He was a resident of Bayview Nursing Pavilion in Clearwater, FL. Mr. Brownlee was the last of 16 children, born to John Thomas Brownlee and Nancy Eva Kennerly Browniee of Grayson, GA.

As a young man he worked in Detoit, MI at the Ford Motor Co. and later at the Model Laundry in Atlanta, GA. In later years he owned and operated Beacon Laundry Cleaners in Buckhead, GA. He had been a member of the Clarkston Masonic Lodge for over 50 years. He was a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church in Grayson, GA.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Ethel Louise Stell Browniee. Several years after the death of this wife, he moved to Clearwater, FL to live with his daughter, Nancy Smith. He is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Bobbie B. and Robert J. (Bo) Davis, Lilburn, GA, Nancy B.

Smith and Paul Pitsor, Clearwater, FL; grandchildren, Andy and Connie Davis of Loganville, GA, Eddie and Tonie Hope of Hoschton, GA, Michael and Susan Smith of Lawrenceville, GA; greatgrandchildren, Ryan and Matthew Smith, Robin Hope, Aimee, Alaina, Kyle, Kaleb, Abigail, and Kole Davis, Stacie and Sky Bryant; great-greatgrandson, Justin A. Bryant; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Beatrice Brownie, Mrs. Madeline Brownlee, Mrs. Esther Brownie; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday October 16, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at Wages Snellville Chapel. Interment, Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Grayson. Rev. Thomas Jordan, Sr.

will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 2 until 4 and 6 until 9 p.m. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service 770-979-3200. BRYANT Ms.

Mary Elizabeth Bryant, age 79 of 3031 Walt Stephens Jonesboro, GA, passed 0c- tober 12, 1999. Homegoing Celebration for Ms. Bryant will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 11 a.m. at the Red Oak United Methodist Church, 3894 Walt Stephens Stockbridge. Dr.

John W. Pace, pastor, eulogist. Interment, church cemetery. She is survived by one brother, Travis Minter, four sisters, Ruth Amie, Lula Pittman, Rosa Atkins, Catherine Norwood, one brother in-law, Henry C. Norwood, nieces, nephews, a host of other relatives and friends.

Her remains will lie in state at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of funeral and will not be viewed after eulogy. Family and friends will assemble at the above address at 10:30 a.m. W.D. Lemon Sons, 2090 Joylake Morrow, GA.

404-361-4284. BURKS Mr. Elisha Burks, 1929 Boulevard Dr. N.E., Apt. 44, passed October 14, 1999.

Funeral announced later. Tyler Funeral Home, Decatur. 404-378-1207. BYKO Mr. Robert Michael Byko age 72 of Atlanta, died October 13, 1999.

Surviving are his wife Renee Byko, his children, Susan Jackson, Maryellen Kenny, and Robert M. Byko grandchildren, Lindsey and Eric Kenny, and Britt Ellyn Jackson, all residing in Atlanta; and his brother Gerald P. Byko of Danville, Calif. A New Jersey native and World War Navy veteran, Mr. Byko moved to Atlanta in 1981.

A funeral mass will be said Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 11 a.m. at Epiphany Byzantine Catholic Church, 2030 Old Alabama Roswell. Father Phillip Scott will officiate. Interment will be in Arlington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to Odyssey Healthcare Hospice, 1140 Hammond Suite B2270, Atlanta, 30328 or the Leukemia Society of America, 2625 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 205, Atlanta, 30339.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Sandy Springs Chapel Funeral Directors, 136 Mt. Vernon Highway, 404-255-8511. CAMERON CORNELIA DUNWODY CAMERON Age 105 of Atlanta, GA, died October 14, 1999.

She is survived by 4 children, Cornelia (Cooie) Orr of Atlanta, Janet Cameron of Carlsbad, CA, James Cameron, San Diego, CA and Ruth Gordon, Windemere British Columbia; in addition Mrs. Cameron is survived by 16 grandchildren and 18 great -grandchildren. Born in 1894 to Jefferson and Cornelia Dunwody, Cornelia was one of 5 children. The town of Dunwoody was named after her father's family, although the postal system insisted on adding an to their last name to make it look more proper. Cornelia's grandfather was John Dunwody, whose cousin was Mittie Bulloch (of Bulloch Hall).

Mittie's son was Teddy Roosevelt. Cornelia grew up in Kirkwood, GA (now Decatur), where her father served as mayor. She attended Agnes Scott College. In 1918, Cornelia married James Lowe Cameron. In addition to raising her 5 children, Cornelia loved to sew and was an expert seamtress.

She was active in the church and community teaching sunday school on Sunday and working on behalf of the American Cancer Society and the Republican Party during the week. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 16 at 2 p.m. at North Avenue Presbyterian Church, 607 Peachtree St. Interment, Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to either North Avenue Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 54538, Atlanta, GA. 30308 or to the donors charity of choice. Arrangements by H.M. Patterson Son Historic Spring Hill Chapel, 404-876-1022.

CLARK Funeral services for Mr. Larry Clark will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Hines Memorial Chapel, 595 Westlake N.W., Atlanta with Rev. C.L. Carter officiating, interment, Kennedy Memorial Gardens.

Survivors are children, Marliss, Qintonio, Tiffany, and Crystal Clark, mother, Mrs. Mattie Furlow. Visitation services tonight from 6:00 until 9:00 at the chapel. Family and friends are asked to assemble at 12:00 noon at 190 Lashe St. Andrews Mortuary, 770-502-1713.

CLEVELAND Funeral services for Mrs. Reesie Cleveland, will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 2 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church West. Rev. Jasper Williams Jr.

officiating. Interment, South View Cemetery. Alfonso Dawson Mortuary. COURSEY Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Coursey, of Newnan, formerly of Red Oak, died October 12, 1999.

Surviving are her son, George Henry Coursey, Jr. of Newnan, and several grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 15, in the DonehooLewis Chapel with Dr. E.C.

Chatham officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donehoo-Lewis Funeral Home, Hapeville. 404-761-2171. DAFNEY Mrs.

Roxie B. Dafney, of 696 Fraser S.W., formerly of Lafayette, Ala. passed on October 13, 1999. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 1 P.M. from Greenwood Cemetery.

Elder Felton Talley officiating. She leaves to cherish her memory, cousins, Irene Gaston, Atlanta; Julia Carter, Lanett, AL; Cordell Benson, and Billy Brock, both of Jacksonville, FL. The family will assemble at 3706 Clovis Court, N.W., at 12 noon. For further information please contact Mrs. Irene Gaston at 404-696-9388.

Pollard Funeral Home, Inc. DANIEL Mr. Marion A. Daniel, age 61 of Jonesboro, died October 13, 1999 at his residence. Mr.

Daniel was born and raised in Atlanta, attended Bass High School, formerly worked for Kraft Foods and afterwards was an leased to Bennett Motor Express in McDonough, GA. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Daniel and his brother, Byron E. Daniel. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Virginia Hall Daniel, son and daughter in-law, Mark Eric and Patricia Daniel and their children, Timothy Connor Daniel, Erin Miller Daniel and Jennifer Kara Daniel, all of Lawrenceville; son, Timothy Dave Daniel of Jonesboro; father, Harvey Alvin Daniel of Atlanta; sister, Mary Frances Martin of Atlanta. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 16, 1999 from the chapel with Pastor Pete Lumpkins officiating, interment to follow at Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Pope Dickson Son, Morrow Chapel, 770-961-2700. DIAL Mrs.

Virginia Rice Dial, 81, of Good Hope, GA and formerly of Clarkston, GA, born in Atlanta, GA passed away October 14, 1999 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robbie M. Dial and her sister, Hallie Rice Whaley. She is survived by daughter, Bonnie Dial Bartlett, of Good Hope, GA; daughter and son in-law, Jean and Jimmy Sanders of Decatur, GA; grandchildren, Vicki and Ken Huff, Rocky Bennett, Terri and Lauren Lynch, and Robbie and Tracy Sanders, great -grandchildren, Joseph Dodd and Terra Lynch, sisters, Sue Miller of Savannah, GA; Margaret Barineau, of Monroe, GA, and brother, Walter and Sally Rice of Conyers, GA; several nieces and nephews. She was a member of Bostwick United Methodist Church and a former member of Clarkston United Methodist Church for over 50 years.

She was a lifetime member of the Clarkston Chapter of the Eastern Star. She was also a member of the Fifty and Over Club and the Young at Heart Club. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999 at Horis A. Ward Rockdale Chapel at 11 A.M. The family will receive friends Friday, October 15, 5 til 9 P.M.

at the funeral home. 770-918-8851 DOTSON Obsequie Services for Mrs. Myrtle Saxon Dotson of Atlanta, GA, will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999, 11:00 A.M. at the Chapel of Donald Trimble Mortuary. The Reverend Robert Welch, Chaplain, The Reverend Barnett Jackson officiating.

Interment, Dawn Memorial Gardens, Decatur, GA. She was preceded in death by step-son, Bernard Saxon. She is survived by father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. John (Dora) Saxon, half-brother, Terrance Saxon, two sons, Willie Dotson, III, Kevin Dotson, both of Saginaw, MI; four grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family and friends are asked to assemble at the residence, 2085 Baker Road, N.W. at 10:00 A.M. Donald Trimble Mortuary, 1876 Second Avenue, 404-371-0772-3. DUMAS Homegoing Services for Mrs. Shirley Ann Randolph Dumas of 210 Auburn Apt.

406, will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999, at 1 P.M. from New Fellowship of Praise Baptist Church. Rev. Stanley Calloway, Pastor, Rev. Oliver Saxby, officiating.

Interment, Washington Memorial Park. Remains will lie in state from 12 noon until the hour of service. Survivors are two daughters, Ms. Sherry Randolph and Ms. Kina Martin, two granddaughters, two great-grandchildren, two sisters, one brother, one uncle and a host of other relatives and friends.

The cortege will assemble at 1090 Harwell N.W. at 12 noon. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc. DUNWOODY William E. "Bill" Dunwoody, age 74, died Oct.

7. He is survived by his wife, Olga H. Dunwoody of Decatur; daughter, Patricia D. Dodt of Decatur; son, William Neal Dunwoody of Acworth; sister, Alice M. Bagwell of Cleveland, GA; brothers, Robert Mack Dunwoody of Ocala, FL and Gary Wyatt Dunwoody of Little Rock, AR; and 4 grandchildren.

Memorial services will be 4:30 pm Saturday, Oct. 16 at A. S. Turner Sons in Decatur, 404-292-1551. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Georgia Cancer Foundation, 993-D Johnson Ferry Road 430, Atlanta 30342.

The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 4:30 pm Saturday at A. S. Turner Sons. ENSMINGER Sarah E. Ensminger, 67 of Columbus, died Thursday at St.

Francis Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of the Pines in Parkhill Cemetery according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Macon Columbus, GA. The family will have a visitation Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Ensminger was born March 23, 1932 in Maryville, TN, daughter of the late James Arlie and Trula Robins Branam. She was co-founder of Ensminger Crane Service and was active in real estate sales for many years in Columbus. Mrs. Ensminger was of the Methodist faith and had been married to her loving husband for 49 years.

Survivors include her husband, Donald E. Ensminger of Columbus; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Susan Ensminger of Columbus; daughter, Linda Ensminger Cooke of Atlanta, GA; sister, Ruby Sikora of Jacksonville, FL; mother-in-law, Aletha Ensminger of Maryville, TN; grandchildren, Courtney Ensminger, Kristen Ensminger, Dax Cooke and Carson Cooke Basham; greatgrandchildren, Macauly Basham, Kelsey Basham and Austin Basham. Homegoing services for Mrs. Ella Mae Evans "Tull" of 1881 Myrtle Apt. 918, will be held on Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 1 o'clock p.m.

at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 239 Clonts Douglasville, GA. Pastor Danny R. Nance officiating, interment, church cemetery. The remains will be placed in state at the church at 12 o'clock noon.

Family will be receiving friends (Tonight), Friday, October 15 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at 4830 Embacadero Lane, Apt. 38-2, College Park. Family and friends are asked to assemble Saturday, October 16, at 4830 Embacadero Lane, Apt.

38-2, at 11:45 a.m.She is survived by five daughters, Dorothy Thomas, Leon and Lisa Reese, Tyretta Thomas, Karen Thomas, Cecilia Thomas, seven sons, Virgie and Sandra Thomas, Greg and Dottie Thomas, Darryl Thomas, Jeffrey Thomas, Horace Thomas, Tyrone and Irma Thomas, and Chris Thomas, two sisters, Louise T. Evans and Ruby Lee Griffin, one brother, Eugene and Alice Griffin, 36 grandchildren, 32 great -grandchildren, 19 great a dear friend, John Lyons, and a host of other relatives and friends. Hines Home of Funerals, 404-792-2400. FERGUSON Mr. Donald Ferguson of 2500 Pleasant Hill Rd.

Apt E-16, College Park. Services today Friday, October 15, 1999, 12:00 noon, Fellowship of Faith Church International, 2553 Conley Drive, East Point. Pastor Wayne Thompson, Eulogist. Remains in state at 11:00 a.m. Cortege will assemble at the church, 11:30.

He is survived by mother, Alberta Ferguson; one daughter, one brother, two sisters, four grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home, 404-758-1731 FLOWERS Memorial services for Mr. Walter Thomas Flowers, Sr. of 2228 Ramblewood Circle, Decatur, GA, will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999, 11:00 a.m.

at the chapel of Donald Trimble Mortuary. The Reverend Robert Welch, Chaplain, The Reverend Avva Scott officiating. He is survived by a devoted wife, Mrs. Rosa Bailey; four daughters, Mrs. George Scott (Ava), Pine Mountain, GA, Mrs.

Iris L. Flowers (Singleton), Ms. June V. Flowers and. Mrs.

Gigi L. Flowers (Thomas); step- son, Artemus Jones; father, Mr. and Mrs. John Hill (Inez); 15 grandchildren; step-brother, Mr. and Mrs.

Richard Brittain (Edna), The Shelley family, a devoted brotherin-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cash (Barbara); play son, Mr. Robert Tanner: uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, and a host of other relatives, friends and business associates. In lieu of flowers, please make all donations to the Portsbridge Hospice, 1335 Lake Ridge Parkway, Riverdale, GA 30296.

Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home at 10:45 a.m. Donald Trimble Mortuary, 1876 Second Avenue. 404-371-0772-3. GATES Homgoing services for Mother Lula Gates of 669 Overlook Jonesboro, GA, will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 1:00 o'clock p.m. at the New Macedonia Baptist Church, 7263 Church Riverdale.

Rev. Gary Anderson, pastor, officiating, grandson, Rev. B.M. Malcolm, eulogist. Interment, Washington Memorial Gardens, Scottdale, GA.

She is survived by two daughters, Ms. Earnestine Malcolm, Ms. Velma Edmerson. ones son, Rev. Albert Gates, nine grandchildren, a host of great- grandchildren, great grandchildren, -great -grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Remains will lie in state at the church from 11:30 a.m. until, the hour of services, will not be viewed after the eulogy. Family and friends are asked to assemble at 5083 Springdale Forest Park, GA. at 11:30 a.m. The wake will be tonight from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m.

at Scandrett's Joylake Chapel, 1661 Joylake Morrow, GA. 404-366-7921. HAMMOND H. Mitchell Hammond, age 62 of Roswell, died a peacefull death at home Wednesday, surrounded by his family and fortified with the rites of the Church. He is survived by Marie, his wife of 31 years; daughter, Courtney Hammond, son and daughter in-law, Jon and Michele Hammond, two grandsons, Jon Philip Jr.

and Hayden Thomas Hammond, sister in-law, Choloe Ann Hammond, Princeton, KY; nieces, Debbie (Hammmond) Hahn, Nancy (Hammond) Kerr and Cathi Hammond, all of Minnesota; aunt, Jewell Klotz, Eustis, FL; and numerous cousins. The family will receive friends Friday, October 15, from 6:00 til 9:00 p.m. A Rosary will be held at 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, October 16, 10:30 a.m. at St.

Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Father John Anderson, Deacon Ed Lahouse will serve as Celebrant. Interment, Green Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 760 Pollard Atlanta, GA. 30315 or to St.

Thomas Aquinis Catholic Church, 535 Rucker Alpharetta, GA. 30201. Mr. Hammond was a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He began his career with Trane Co.

in LaCrosse, Wisc. He entered the Air Force in 1955 and was discharged in 1958 aftering attaining the rank of Master Sergeant. He retired January, 1999, after 22 years with Carrier Corp. He was a masterful woodworker and enjoyed golfing and fishing. His sense of humor was incredible and only intensified as the days went on.

After being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, June, 1997, Mitch saw every day as one more chance to be with those he loved. Mitch will live on in our hearts forever as a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He faced death with dignity and peace that inspired us all. The family expresses their deepest appreciation, and Thank You all who supported us in countless acts of kindness. YOU will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Road, 770-993-4811. HARRINGTON Mr. William A. Harrington, of 2611 Sherlock Drive, Decatur, GA, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 1999. His services will be announced by Donald Trimble Mortuary, 1876 Second Avenue, 404-371-0772-3.

HENDERSON Homegoing services for Mrs. Bessie Mae Henderson, of 330 Thomasville S.E., Apt. 22, will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999, at 1 P.M. from Pollard Funeral Home Chapel. Rev.

Roy Moffett officiating. Interment, Lincoln Cemetery. Survivors are a special and devoted cousin, Mrs. Betty Battle, one son, Thomas Marshall, two granddaughters, one grandson, three aunts, Mrs. Ada Austin, Mrs.

Jessie M. Brown, Mrs. Willie Mae Armour, and a host of other relatives and friends are asked to assemble at the above address at 12:00 noon. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc. HENRY Mrs.

Leona Puckett Henry, age 78 of Buford, died October 13, 1999. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Willie Henry and son, Wayne Henry. Surviving are her sons and daughter in-law, Tommy and Freida Henry of Buford; Mr. Steven Henry of Bethlehem, GA; grandchildren, Mitch and Teresa Henry, Mark Henry, David and Kim Henry, Lynne and Jay Connelly, Christy Henry, Julie Henry, Amy Henry, 5 great-grandchildren, sister, Mrs. Lov Appling of Buford; brother, Mr.

M.J. Puckett of Buford, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Henry was a native of Buford, GA, was a homemaker and a member of the Zion Hill Baptist Church, Buford. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 15, 1999 at 2:00 p.m.

at chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Whitting officiating, interment, Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Buford. Arrangements by Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, GA. 770-932-1133. EVANS HODGDEN On October 1, 1999, William (Billy) Hodgden, II, departed this life after a long and valiant battle with declining health.

A native of Jacksonville, FL, Billy made his home in Atlanta for the last 13 years. A resident of 710 Peachtree Billy lived with his companion of 3 years, Ed Honstine. Billy took a very active part in his community, especially the 11 years he served the Hotlanta River Expo Fund Raiser so diligently. Billy was a compassionate and precious person that had so much to offer this world. He was a strong and loving friend to so many.

He will be sorely missed and his memory will live on in the hearts of those who he loved so dearly. Billy is survived by his companion, Ed, his mother, Wanda Varnes, his father, Bill Hodgden, sisters, Theresa Powell, Deborah King, Silvia Hicks, Margie Smith and Zena Beth Beasley, brother, Buddy Sapp. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 14 at Person Memorial Cemetery in Roxboro, NC. Also, a celebration of Billy's life will be held 4PM Saturday, October 16, in his and Ed's home.

All contributions of sympathy please be in Billy's name in lieu of flowers to Aid Atlanta, 1438 W. Peachtree, NW, Suite 11, Atlanta, GA. 30309. Brooks White Funeral Home, 907 Durham Roxboro, NC. HOWARD Ms.

Angela Denise Howard will be funeralized Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 1 P.M. from Mt. Patmos Baptist Church. Rev. Raleigh Rucker, Pastor.

Interment, Kennedy. Survivors are four children, mother, two brothers, three sisters, and a host of other relatives and friends. Please assemble at 4364 Magnolia Path (Yorkshire Sub.) off of Flat Shoals Pkwy. at 12 noon. Raleigh Rucker Funeral Home.

(404) 288-7015 HULL Funeral rites for John Olivar Hull will be held Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of McCray Brothers Funeral Home, 843 Hollywood N.W. Rev. Samuel Rutledge eulogist, interment, Oxford Historical. A veteran of U.S.

Army, John came home and joined the Atlanta Police Department in 1958. He was part of the famed 6:00 p.m. Watch Division commanded by Maj. Howard Baugh. He left in 1966 to pursue his entrepreneurial dreams.

Gone but not forgotten to: sons, Mr. and Mrs. Darryl (Chandra) Hull and Mr. and Mrs. Frederick (Cynthia) Hull Marshall; sisters, Mrs.

Rena Mae Benson and Mrs. Ethel Hull Clark, brothers, George, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd (Daisy), Carl, Mr. and Mrs.

Charles (Eva Mae) Hull, a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great other relatives and friends. Viewing today from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m. Cortege to assemble at 44 Morris Brown Dr. at 12:00 noon day of service. McCray Inc.

(404) 799-7469. continued on H9.

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