The Atlanta Constitution from Atlanta, Georgia (2024)

14, 1984..... The Atlanta Journal WEEKEND 1 The Atlanta Constitution 15-A deaths a Ruth Tucker Herbert, Georgia writer, teacher By Billie Cheney Speed Staff Writer The funeral for Mrs. Ruth Tucker Herbert, a writer and teacher who influenced many Georgia writers, will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill. Burial will be Monday at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham, Ala.

Mrs. Herbert, the widow of Dr. Oliver Herbert, a well-known organist in Atlanta, died Friday of cancer. She had been on board of directors of the Dixie Council of Authors and Journalists, and for the past 23 years she had taught fiction at the annual workshop, which is held at St. Simon's Island.

In 1981, the Dixie Council honored her with a special award in recognition of her dedication to literary art. She taught in the noncredit enrichment program at Emory University for 20 years, and also taught creative writing classes at DeKalb College, Oglethorpe University and Dalton Junior College. Mary Cobb Bugg, director of community educational services at Emory University, said Mrs. Herbert had "a remarkable influence on a number of writers in Atlanta and her reputation was so fantastic that people would commute to Emory from as far away as Savannah or Tennessee to study with her." Mrs. Frances Patton Statham, author of the bestselling novel, "Phoenix Rising," said, "She was a mentor to many of us.

She influenced an entire generation of Georgia writers and others throughout the South." After graduation from Birmingham Southern College in 1927, she moved to New York and went to John Holton, owned food services firm The funeral for John R. Holton, 30, of Overland Park, formerly of Atlanta, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oglethorpe Hill, with burial at Arlington Memorial Park. Mr. Holton, owner of Holton Food Services Inc.

in Overland Park, died Wednesday. He had owned the company, which operates the Merriam, franchise of the International House of Pancakes, since 1976. Mr. Holton was a member of the advisory council of the restaurant chain and had won several awards from the chain for high standards and achieve- ment. He had been a resident of Overland Park since 1975.

Mr. Holton was the son of the late James R. Holton, a Fayetteville native who was killed Dec. 28 in a plane crash off the Georgia coast near Savannah. Surviving daughter, Miss Erica Leah Holton of Overland Park; mother and stepfather, Mr.

and Mrs. James E. Leben of Duluth; sister, Mrs. Joyce Garrett of Overland Park; brother, Jeffrey R. Holton of Overland Park; grandmother, Mrs.

Edna Hendricks of Conyers; grandfather, J.T. of Orlando, and greatgrandmother, Mrs. B.R. Holton of Fayetteville. Mrs.

Vylva Cassell A memorial service for Mrs. Vylva Cassell, 73, of Atlanta will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at A.S. Turner Sons Chapel. Mrs.

Cassell, a homemaker, died Wednesday. A former assistant librarian at Briarcliff High School, Mrs. Cassell was member of North Druid Hills Christian Church. Surviving are her husband, Robert B. Cassell; son, Dr.

Robert H. Cassell of Decatur; sisters, Mrs. Lucille McCown of Fayetteville, and Mrs. Mildred Kendrick of San Diego. FUNERAL NOTICES APPLEBY Mrs.

Laura Appleby of 239 Montgomery formerly of 382 Avery St. Services will be Sunday, Jan. 15, 1984 at 2:30 p.m, from Wright St. Baptist Church. Rev.

L. Tanks officiating, interment, Georgia Memorial Park. Her remains will lie in state at the church from 1:30 p.m. until funeral. Everyone will assemble at the residence at 2 p.m.

Survivors are children, Mr. and Mrs. David Appleby, Mr. and Mrs. Treville (Nancy) Booker, 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, sisters, Mrs.

Alice Summerour, Mrs. Lennie Jefferies, nieces, nephews. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 until 8 p.m. in the chapel of Hanley Company, Marietta, 428-6333. BARBER Mr.

James C. Barber, age 77, of Rt. 3, Hiram, passed away Jan. 13, 1984. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 14, from the chapel of Eberhart Clark Funeral Home. Interment, Crest Lawn Cemetery. Rev. Dave Link, officiating.

Eberhart Clark Funeral Home. 445-4496. BARRENTINE Mrs. Geneva of Temple, died Jan. 13, 1984.

Surviving are her husband, Mr. Charles B. Barrentine, daughters, Mrs. JaNapier, Riverdale, Mrs. Sheila Howell, Atlanta, granddaughters, Sharmane and Jamie; grandsons, Jeremy and Shawn.

H.M. Patterson Son, Cascade Hill, 3610 Cascade S.W. BARTON Mr. H. Pentz, of Atlanta, died Jan.

12, 1984. Surviving are his wife. Mrs. Hazel Barton, daughters and sons-in-law. Mr.

and Mrs. G.P. Cook, Alpharetta, Dr. and Mrs. Wendell H.

Taylor, Birmingham, son and daughter law, Mr. and Mrs. David Barton, Chamblee, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Entombment services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, at 2:30 o'clock at Crest Lawn.

Dr. C. Parker Wright, officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Scottish Rite Hospital. H.M.

Patterson Son, Spring Hill. BEAN Friends and relatives of Mrs. Wyont B. (Agnes Bean, Dr. and Mrs.

W.B. Bean, Lithonia, Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Montague, Roswell, several grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren, nieces and nephews are invited to attend the funeral of Mrs.

Wyont B. (Agnes Bean, Saturday, Jan. 14, 1984 at 11 a.m. from Ward's Glenwood Chapel. Rev.

Leroy Obert will officiate. Interment, Crest Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will assemble at the chapel at 10:45 a.m. Horis A. Ward, Inc.

BISHOP Sr. Master Sgt. Ret. James C. Bishop, of Marietta, died Jan.

12, 1984. Funeral services will be 'held 2 o'clock Saturday from Castellaw's Concord Chapel with full military honors. Interment, Cheatham Hill Memorial Park, Marietta. Survivors include wife, Mrs. Willie Bishop, Marietta, one brother, Truitt D.

Bishop, Sanger, Tex. Sgt. Bishop was a veteran of W.W. Il, was four combat jumps with the 82nd Airborne and a veteran of the Korean War. He retired after 20 years of active duty.

Sgt. Bishop was also the Procurement Officer for Nasa for 14 years. Castellaw Funeral Home, Smyrna. 435-9038. BROGDON Mrs.

Mary Christine, age 67 of Austell, died Jan. 13. 1984. Funeral Sunday, 3 p.m. in our chapel.

Rev. James Rock officiating. interment, Rose Hill Cemetery. Roy Davis Funeral Home, Austell. BUICE Mr.

Woodrow Thomas (Tommy) Buice, Tucker, died Jan. 13, 1984. He is survived by his parents. Mr. and Mrs.

J.W. Buice, Tucker, son, Mr. Scott Buice, daughters, Miss Cathy Buice, Miss Kim Buice all of Lilburn, sisters, Mrs. Pat Guy, Snellville, Mrs. Sybel Arthur, Tucker, brothers, Mr.

Charles Buice, Stone Mountain, Mr. Kenneth Buice, Scottdale. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Rehoboth Baptist Church. Rev. Lester Buice will officiate.

Interment, Rehoboth Cemetery. A.S. Turner Sons. BULLOCK Mr. Earl (Ted), 430 Water Athens.

Funeral Sunday, 2 p.m. at St. Mary's Baptist Church. Interment, East Lawn. Hurley Funeral Home, Athens.

CONNELY Rev. R.E., of Atlanta, died Jan. 13, 1984. Surviving a are his wife, Mrs. Tippa Connely, daughter, Mrs.

H. Frank Smith, son, Dr. R.E. Connely, granddaughters, Laura Connely, Greer Connely, Barbara Smith, Susie Smith, Mrs. Alan McClure, grandsons, Dev Connely, Harvey Franklin Smith, Ill, great-grandchildren, Tippa McClure, H.

Frank Smith, IV. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 at one o'clock at Spring Hill. Rev. George McCune officiating, interment, Arlington.

In lieu of flowers. contributions may be made to Cancer Fund. H.M. Patterson Son. COOK Mrs.

Carolyn Barron, 2426 Blackmon died Jan. 12, 1984. Survived by daughter, Miss Cora Cook; Decatur, sons, Robert Cook, Atlanta, Michael Cook, New York City, brother, Mr. Claude E. Barron, El Paso, grandson, Robert F.

Cook, IV, Atlanta, aunts, Mrs. Virgil C. Barron, Mrs. Cora D. Barron, Atlanta, Mrs.

David Barron, Lawrenceville. Graveside services will be held Sunday, Jan. 15 at 3:30 o'clock from the Clarksville, Ga. City Cemetery. Dr.

Al FUNERAL NOTICES Howard L. Carmichael and Sons AKIN, Mrs. Carolyn MOWELL, Mrs. Margaret P. BETTY GENE DAVIS.

WHITE COLUMNS if 948-0113 chapel 944-8800 MABLETON. GA. UTHIA SPRINGS, GA SMALLWOOD, Miss Cynthia LOWNDES McLANE ATLANTA TUCKER 875-7741 491-3021 WALDRON, Mr. William Ill HERSCHEL McDANIEL Funeral Home Fairburn 964-2281 HUNT, Mrs. Sarah RUFF, Mr.

Larry S. H.m Since 1880 SPRING HILL 1020 Spring St. N.W. 676-1022 4550 Poacherse Rd. OGLETHORPE N.E, HILL, 261-3510 CASCADE HILL 3610 Cascade Rd.

5.W. 344-3610 BARRENTINE, Mrs. Geneva BARTON, Mr. H. Pent: CONNELY, Mr.

R.E., Sr. COURSEY, Mrs. T.C. DEAS, Mrs. Rosa W.

HERBERT, Mrs. Ruth T. RAMEL, Mrs. W.M. SUDER, Mrs.

Loretta Roswell Funeral Home KIMBERLY, Mrs. Anne M. MEDLEY, Mr. Lloyd Sandy Springs Chapel HENRY, Capt. Gerald R.

J. COWAN WHITLEY Funeral Home Douglasville, Georgia 942-2366 NASH, Mr. Earl T. Other Funeral Homes ALLEN, Mr. Leroy APPLEBY, Mrs.

Laura BARBER, Mr. James C. BEAN, Mrs. Wyont B. BISHOP, Sgt.

James C. BROGDON, Mrs. Mary BUICE, Mr. Woodrow T. BULLOCK, Mr.

Earl COOK, Mrs. Carolyn B. DYCHE, Mrs. Julia FAUST, Mr. George G.

GREENE, Mrs. Mattie GRIGGS, Mr. Jackie HOLMES, Mrs. Annie B. JOHNSON, Mrs.

Minnie KIRKLAND, Mr. Joe H. LEWIS, Mr. Otha LOVEJOY, Miss Virenda MARTIN, Mr. Walter MAYFIELD, Mr.

Eddie McWHORTER, Mr. Oscar D. OLIVER, Mrs. Mary PALMER, Mrs. B.G.

PITTS, Mrs. Ola M. RICHMOND, Mr. Dessie B. ROBERTS, Mr.

Leyon SHAW, Mrs. Katie T. SHULER, Mr. Jock SIMS, Mr. Richard SMITH, Mr.

Mike STANCIL, Mrs. W.A. VENABLE, Mr. Leonard S. VICTRUM, Starling WELLS, Mr.

Carlton F. WESTPHAL, Mrs. Amy J. WILLIAMS, Mr. Jeff WILLIAMS, Mary A.

Meaders, Peachtree City, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Roswell United Methodist Church. Rev.

Malone Dodson, Rev. John Wolfe, officiating. Interment, Westview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Anne M. Kimberly Memorial Fund Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Roswell, Ga.

30075. The Seekers Sunday School Class and the Administrative Board of the Roswell United Methodist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers and are asked to assemble at the church at 1:45 p.m. Roswell Funeral Home. KIRKLAND Funeral services for Mr. Joe H.

Kirkland, 2011 Princeton Apt. College Park, will be held Sunday, January 15, 1984, 3 p.m., Neriah Baptist Church, Senoia. Elder Claude Tucker officiating, interment, church cemetery. Survivors are wife, Mrs. Catherine Kirkland, children, Mrs.

Jessie Melson, Mr. Willie Hayes, Mr. Ollie Hayes, Mr. Marvin Hayes, Mr. Immanuel Kirkland, Mr.

Joe C. Kirkland, Miss Hannah Johnson, Miss Lorraine Johnson, 25 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, sister, Mrs. Lorraine Ellis, and a host of other relatives and friends. The body placed in state at 1 p.m. Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

LEWIS Mr. Otha Lewis, the husband of Mrs. Fannie Lewis of 1901 Rogers S.W., passed Jan. 12. 1984.

Funeral announced later. The family may be contacted at 1152 Powell S.E., Telephone 622-9901. Herschel Thornton Mortuary, 3346 M.L. King Jr. Dr.

LOVEJOY Funeral services for Miss Virenda Lovejoy, 54 Boone Newnan, will be held Sunday, January 15, 1984 at 2 p.m., Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Moreland. Minister selected will officiate, interment, church cemetery. The body placed in state at 12 noon. Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

FUNERAL NOTICES MARTIN Mr. Walter Martin of 4971 Delano Red Oak, passed Jan. 12, 1984. Funeral announced later. Banks Funeral HOme, Inc.

MAYFIELD Mr. Eddie L. Mayfield, Rt. 1, Comer, died Jan. 12.

Funeral Sunday, Jan. 15, 1984, 3:30 p.m. Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Rev. C.S.

Stevens, pastor, officiating. Interment, church cemetery. Mutual Funeral Home, Athens, Ga. McWHORTER Mr. Oscar David, Irwinton, formerly of Madison, Co.

Funeral Sunday. 3 p.m. at Taber Chapel C.M.E. Church. Interment, Church Cemetery.

Hurley Funeral Home, Athens. MEDLEY Mr. Lloyd Medley, age 64 of Atlanta, died Jan. 13. Surviving are wife, Mrs.

Elizabeth Medley, Atlanta, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy (Jerry) Patten, sons, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Medley, Mr.

and Mrs. Ronny Medley, Alpharetta, brother, Mr. and Mrs. Donald. Medley, Mableton, sisterin-law, Mrs.

Asa Medley, Marietta, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Rev.

S.V. Conner, officiating. Interment, Willeo Cemetery. Roswell Funeral Home. MOWELL Mrs.

Margaret Phillips Mowell of Marietta, died Jan. 13. Survived by brother, Mr. Lon M. Phillips, daughter Mrs.

Mary Harbuck Mowell, Marietta, grandchildren. Graveside services 3 p.m. Saturday, Westview Cemetery. Rev. Jack Holt officiating.

Family and friends assemble at the cemetery. Howard L. Carmichael Sons. NASH Mr. Earl Thomas Nash of Lee Douglasville, died Jan.

13, 1984. Funeral arrangements announced later. Whitley Funeral Home, Douglasville. OLIVER Mrs. Mary Oliver of 465 North Main Madison, aunt of Mrs.

Ellabell Charleston, sister in-law of Mrs. Cornelia Charleston, passed suddenly Jan. 13, 1984. Funeral arrangements announced later. Mapp Funeral Home, 342-1656.

PALMER Mrs. B.G. (Susie), age 87, of Austell, died Jan. 13. 1984.

Funeral arrangements later. Roy Davis Funeral Home, Austell. PITTS Mrs. Ola Mae of Austell, passed 12, 1984. Funeral plans later.

Simpson. 942-2364. RAMEL Mrs. W.M. (Margaret of Atlanta, died Jan.

12, 1984. There are no immediate survivors. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 at 2 o'- clock at Spring Hill. Rev.

Tom Rogers officiating. H.M. Patterson Son. RICHMOND Mr. Dessie B.

Richmond of 2100 Tiger Flower N.W., the husband of Mrs. Jessie Richmond passed Jan. 13, 1984. Funeral announced later. Herschel Thornton Mortuary, 3346 M.L.

King Jr. Dr. ROBERTS Mr. Leyon, Route 2, Bogart, died Friday. Funeral services 3 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 15, 1984, Bethabara Baptist Church, interment, Evergreen Memorial Park. Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, Ga. RUFF Mr. Larry S.

Ruff, Jonesboro Forest Park, died Friday. Funeral plans later. Herschel McDaniel, Fairburn. SHAW Funeral services for Mrs. Katie Teel Shaw Saturday, January 14, 1984, at 3:30 p.m., from the Lithonia First Baptist Church, with remains placed in state at 3 p.m.

Dr. J. Truett Gannon will officiate. Interment, Lithonia City Cemetery. Mann Walden, Lithonia.

SHULER Mr. Jack Shuler of St. Petersburg, died Jan. 13. 1984.

He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. John (Sandra) McKinley, Stone Mountain, mother, Mrs. A.H. Shuler, Dublin, brothers, Mr. Bob Shuler, Dublin, Mr.

Harold Shuler, Washington, D.C., sister, Mrs. Ruth Glass, Decatur; three grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Rev. Bob Smith will officiate.

A.S. Turner Sons. SIMS Mr. Richard Sims, the son of Mrs. Annie Lee Sims of 908 Third Decatur, passed Jan.

13. 1984. Funeral announced later. Hanley's Bell Street Funeral Home, 659-1880. SLIDER Mrs.

Loretta Ann of Atlanta, died Jan. 13. 1984. Surviving are her daughters, Mrs. Ewell Credille Wheaton, Mrs.

Gordon McKee. Atlanta, Mrs. Albert Stone, Fayetteville, 11 grandchildren, one great -grandchild. Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 16 at 10 o'clock at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Rev. Fr. James Cummings officiating. Interment, Westview. The grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The rosary will be said Sunday evening at 8 o'clock at Oglethorpe Hill. in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home or to Holy Trinity Catholic Church Building Fund, Peachtree City, Ga. H.M. Patterson Son, 4450 Peachtree Rd. SMALLWOOD Miss Cynthia Angeline, 17 of 4816 Seayes Mableton, died Jan.

12, 1984. Survivors parents, Mr. and. Mrs. Robert (Angela) Smallwood, sister, FUNERAL NOTICES Capt.

Gerald R. Henry The funeral for retired Navy Capt. Gerald R. Henry, 54, of Marietta will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Bethel United Methodist Church in Marietta, with burial Monday at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington.

Capt. Henry, associate director of the Office of Contract Administration at Georgia Tech, died Friday. A veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, Capt. Henry served 27 years of active duty with the Navy. He was awarded the Legion of Merit and the Meritorious Service Medal.

Capt. Henry was a graduate of the University of Kansas, and he earned an MBA degree from the University of Michigan. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lois A. Henry of Marietta; daughters, Mrs.

Karen Henry Fleisher of Cabin John, and Miss Janet Henry of Marietta; son, William S. Henry of Houston; parents, Mr. and Mrs. William R. Henry of Texarkana, and brother, Donald F.

Henry of Emporia, Kan. In lieu of flowers, contributions. can be made to Hospice Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Atlanta, Ga. 30303. R.E.

Connely, Baptist pastor The funeral for the Rev. R.E. Connely 91, of 0 Atlanta will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill, with burial in Arlington Memorial Park. The Rev.

Mr. Connely, a retired Baptist minister who last served as pastor of Chapel by the Sea Baptist Church in Savannah Beach, died Friday. A native of Shelbina, Mr. Connely was a veteran of World War II, serving as a U.S. Army combat chaplain.

He was a 32nd-degree Mason. Mr. Connely was a graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, and the Harvard School of Chaplains. When he was in his 80s, Mr. Connely came out of retirement to accept the pastorship of Chapel by the Sea Baptist Church.

He was a former pastor of Bethel Baptist Church in Tabb, Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in Decatur, Prince Avenue Baptist Church in Athens, and the Petee Park Baptist Church in St. Joseph, Mo. In the 1930s, Mr. Connely hosted a radio Bible show known as "Betty and Uncle Bob" in La Crosse, Wis. Surviving are his wife, Mrs.

Tippa Connely; daughter, Mrs. H. Frank Smith of Atlanta; and son, Dr. R.E. Connely Jr.

of Decatur. Mrs. Lee B. Sewell A memorial service for Mrs. Lee B.

Sewell, 83, of Atlanta will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church. Mrs. Sewell, a homemaker, died Dec. 28.

She was a member of Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church. Born in Statesboro, Mrs. Sewell attended Flora McDonald College. in Red Springs, N.C., and Hollins College in Hollins, Va. Mrs.

Sewell was a member of the National Society of Dames of Magna Carta, the National Dames of American Colonists, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Surviving is her daughter, Mrs. Mary Lester Wood of Atlanta. FUNERAL NOTICES AKIN Mrs. Carolyn Akin, of Atlanta, died Jan.

13. Survived by husMr. Ray Akin, a Mr. Roy Akin, sisband, Mr. a James H.

Akin, sons, ters, Mrs. Betty Cagle, Mrs. Joyce Kinney, brothers, Mr. Glenn T. Jones, Mr.

Warren B. Jones. Funeral services Monday. 2 p.m. chapel of Moreard L.

Carmichael Sons. Printice Smith, officiating. Interment, College Park Cemetery. ALLEN Mr. Leroy Allen of Smyrna, died Friday.

Arrangements announced later Castellaw Funeral Home Smyrna. 435- 9038. Clark will officiate. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 until 5 at Wages Sons, Stone Mountain.

COURSEY Funeral services for Mrs. T.C. (Jessie Bankston) Coursey will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, 1984 at 11:30 o'clock at Spring Hill. Rev.

M.M. Whittemore, Rev. Ed Kelley officiating, interment, Westview. H.M. Patterson 4 Son.

DEAS Mrs. Rosa of Atlanta, died Jan. 12, 1984. Surviving are her husband, Mr. Rutherford C.

Deas, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. White, Atlanta, brother, Mr. Fred H.

White, Baltimore, grandmother, Mrs. Rosa Pattillo, Atlanta. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, at 3 o'clock at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.

Father Daniel Mathews, officiating. Interment, Decatur. H.M. Patterson Son, Spring Hill. DYCHE Mrs.

Julia L. Dyche of Conley, passed away Jan. 13, 1984. Funeral arrangements announced later. Horis A.

Ward, Inc. FAUST Mr. George G. Faust, Chattanooga, formerly of Oglethorpe died Jan. 8.

Funeral Sunday, Jan. 15, 1984. 2:30 p.m. Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Rev.

C.S. Stevens, pas- tor, officiating. Interment, church cemetery. Mutual Funeral Home, Athens, Ga. GREENE Funeral services for Mrs.

Mattie Greene, age 98, of Rt. 1. Siloam, will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, 1984 at 2 p.m. from the Betha Methodist Church, Greensboro.

Rev. Robert Evans, pastor, officiating. Interment. church cemetery. Survivors are five sons, Albert, David, and Willie Greene, Siloam, Daniel and Cleveland Greene, White Plains, four sisters, Rosa Little, Eatonton, Mae Lizzie Twilley, White Plains, Sue Lee Knox, and Lillier Horton, Greensboro, one brother, Willie Amos, Eatonton, 93 grandchildren, 43 greatgrandchildren, and 8 great-greatgrandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

The cortege will assemble at the residence at 1 p.m. Watts, Union Point. 486-4557. GRIGGS Funeral services for Mr. Jackie Lee Griggs will be held today, Saturday, Jan.

14, 1984 at 3 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church. Rev. Jimmy Horton officiating, interment, Southview Cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the church from 2 p.m.

until the hour of service and will not be viewed after the eulogy. Smith: Son, Monticello. HENRY Capt. Gerald R. Henry, Supply US Navy, Ret.

of Marietta, died Jan. 13, 1984. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lois A. Henry, Marietta, daughters, Mrs.

Karen Henry Fleisher, Cabin John, Miss Janet Henry, Marietta, son, Mr. William S. Henry, Houston, granddaughter, Kerry Fleisher, parents, Mr. and Mrs. William R.

Henry, Texarkana, brother, Donald F. Henry, Emporia, Kan. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Mt.

Bethel United Methodist Church. Interment services will be held later in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington D.C. Rev. Ed Tomlinson and Rev. Hal Jones officiating.

in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Atlanta, 100 Edgewood Atlanta, 30303 or the American Cancer Society, 330 Johnson Ferry Atlanta, 30328. Sandy Springs Chapel, 136 Mt. Vernon Hwy. HERBERT Mrs. Ruth Tucker, of Atlanta, died Jan.

13, 1984. Surviving are her sister, Mrs. Emily Tucker Hanchett, Daytona Beach, several: nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14.

at 3:30 o'. clock at Spring Hill, Mr. Richard Niles, Past First Reader, First Church of Christ, Scientist, officiating. Interment, Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, on Monday. H.M.

Patterson Son. HOLMES Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Bell Holmes, 1151 Nancy Conyers, will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, 1984 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Mann Walden, Conyers.

Richard L. Kimbrell and Rev. J. Sheril Jones will officiate. Interment, Philadelphia Methodist Church Cemetery.

She is survived by son, Mr. Calvin Holmes, Huntsville, daughter-in-law, Mrs. Martha Holmes, Conyers, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren. Mann Walden, Conyers. HUNT Mrs.

Sarah (Tootsie) Hunt, 6267. Lower Dixie Lake Union City, died Friday. Survived by husband, Mr. Danny M. Hunt, Union City, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:30 at McDaniel's Chapel. Rev. Bill Hammond, officiating. Interment, Holly Hill. Herschel McDaniel, Fairburn.

JOHNSON Mrs. Minnie Johnson of Martha N.E., the mother of Mrs. Iola Cliffin and Mrs. Laura Butler. passed away Jan.

13, 1984. Funeral announced later. Cox 524-5646. KIMBERLY Mrs. Anne Meaders Kimberly, age 49 of Roswell, died Jan.

13. Surviving are husband, Mr. W.H. Kimberly, Roswell, sons, Mr. James F.

Kimberly, Marietta, Mr. W. Scott Kimberly, Mr. Jeffrey A. Kimberly, Roswell, grandson, Master J.

Matthew Kimberly, Marietta, parents, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Meaders, Atlanta, sisters. Mrs.

Charlotte Whitaker, Tupalo, Mrs. Alice Glass, Roswell, Brothers, Mr. Paul M. Miss Pavon Smallwood, brother, Mr. Bobby Smallwood all of Mableton, maternal grandparents, Mr.

and Mrs. Joe (Lavera) Chapman, paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus (Biondean) Smallwood, all of Gainesville. Services, 3 p.m.: Saturday at Orange Hill Baptist Church, in state at 2:30 p.m.

with Rev. Don Chadwick officiating. Interment, Georgia Memorial Park. Gene Davis Funeral Home, Mableton. SMITH Mr.

Mike Smith of Railroad Mansfield, the brother of Mr. James Smith, Lithonia and Mrs. Lottie Moore, Atlanta, passed Jan. 13, 1984. Funeral announced later.

Lester Lackey Sons, 786-6177. STANCIL Funeral services for Mrs. W.A.. (Lizzie Kate) Stancil will be held Saturday at 2 o'clock at Antioch Baptist Church, McDonough Atlanta with remains placed in state at 1 o'clock. Rev.

Cecil Holcombe, Rev. Layton Sampson. officiating, interment, Forest Lawn. Herschel McDaniel, Fairburn. MENTOR MANY' Ruth Herbert work in the publishing business.

In New York, she met and married Herbert. They lived there for 20 years before moving to Atlanta in 1950. She was also a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, and the Atlanta Writers Club. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Early Tucker Hanchett of Daytona Beach, Fla.

S.P. Aldridge, headed DeKalb Medical Society The funeral for Dr. Stanley Preston Aldridge, 61, of Atlanta will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at A.S. Turner Sons Chapel, with burial at Arlington Memorial Park.

Dr. Aldridge, a physician specializing in internal medicine, died Thursday. Past president of the DeKalb Medical Society, Dr. Aldridge also served on the DeKalb County Board of Health. He was a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the Georgia Society of Internal Medicine and the American College of Clinical Pharmacology.

A 1949 graduate Southern College of Pharmacy, Dr. Aldridge received his medical degree in 1960 from the Medical College of Georgia. He did a three-year residency in internal medicine at Georgia Baptist Hospital and entered private practice in Decatur in 1964. Dr. Aldridge was a member of the Cathedral of St.

Philip. A native of Sycamore, he was an Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are wife, Mrs. Gee Aldridge; daughters, Mrs. Sandye Patterson of Lilburn and Miss Marcia Aldridge of Atlanta; and brothers, John Aldridge of Americus and Cecil Aldridge of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Guy M. Greene Greene, 76, of Decatur will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at A.S. Turner Sons Chapel, with burial at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Mr.

Greene, retired assistant manager of Campbell Coal died Thursday. He also had worked for Eastside Lumber Co. and Martin Furniture Co. A charter member of the Clairmont Hills Baptist Church, Mr. Greene was a member of the church's Anglers Sunday School Class.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Alma W. Greene; daughter, Miss Johnnie Ruth Greene of Decatur, and brother, W. Roy Greene of Decatur. The funeral for Guy M.

Mrs. Lillie K. Stancil The funeral for Mrs. Lillie K. Stancil, 75, of College Park will be at 2 p.m.

Saturday at Antioch Baptist Church in Atlanta, with burial at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Stancil, a homemaker, died Thursday. She was the widow of W.A. Stancit.

Mrs. Stancil was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Surviving are her daughters, Mrs. Maurice Harbin of Tyrone, Mrs. Ronald Hudgins of Roswell and Mrs.

Joel Baker of Fayetteville; sisters, Mrs. Mabrie Howington and Mrs. Ruby Stancil, both of Winder, and brother, J.E. Stewart Jr. of Atlanta.

VENABLE Mr. Leonard S. Venable, of 575 Farr Tyrone, died Jan. 12, 1984. He is survived by wife, Mrs.

Dorothy Jones Venable, Tyrone, daughter, Carol Virginia Venable, Red Oak, granddaughter, Phoebe Carol Hall, Red Oak. Funeral services will be heid Saturday, Jan. 14, 1984 at 2 o'- clock p.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church with remains placed in state at 1 p.m. Rev.

Bill Priester, Rev. Roy Hinchey, Rev. Olan Mullinax will officiate. Interment, churchyard. As pallbearers Mr.

Lynn Strickland, Mr. John Scarborough, Mr. Jack Wolfe, Mr. Eugene Lynn, Mr. Milton Smith, Mr.

Eari Barton. Carl J. Mowell Son, Fayetteville. VICTRUM Starling (Bow Legs passed at hosptial Jan. 12, 1984.

Final plans announced later. Catchings Funeral Home, Monticello, Ga. WALDRON Memorial services for Mr. Witliam Robert Waldron of Tucker, will be Sunday, 2 p.m. at St.

Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Tucker, Dr. W. Rush Otey officiating. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Martha B.

Sanders, Tucker, father, William Robert Waldron, N. Myrtle Beach, S.C., sister, Miss Sheryl J. Sanders, Tucker. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Straight, Atlanta, P.O. Box 848, Marietta, 30061 are requested.

McLane Funeral Home. WELLS The friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Freddie Wells, Decatur, Mr. and Mrs.

Charles Bell, Tucker, Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Wells, Ellenwood, Mr. and Mrs. James D.

Wells, Atlanta, Mrs. Maycelia Chafin, Mableton, Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Huff, Social Circle, six grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, are invited to attend the funeral of Mr.

Carlton Freddie Wells, Saturday, Jan. 14, 1984 at 3 p.m. from Ward's Glenwood Chapel. Rev. Parks Davis will officiate.

Interment, Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers assemble. at the chapel 2:45 p.m. Horis A. Ward, Inc.

WESTPHAL Mrs. Amy Jackson Westphal age 83 of Baldwin, died Thursday in Atlanta. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m, at the McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Luther Williams officiating.

Interment in the Jackson Family Cemetery, Homer, Ga. Survivors one daughter, Phyllis Westphal Bonner, Atlanta, two sisters, Mrs. Jarrard Palmour, Baldwin, Mrs. Christine Lampley, Baldwin, two grandchildren. McGaheeGriffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, in charge of arrangements.

The wife of Eugene Williams. Funeral will be announced later by Meadows Mortuary, 419. Flat Shoals S.E. 522-7478. WILLIAMS Mr.

Jeff Williams of 130 Clubhouse Eatonton, passed Jan. 9, 1984. He was the brother of Mrs. Bessie Mills, Atlanta, Mrs. Lillie Shinholster, Milledgeville, Ms.

Polly James, Ms. Minnie Welch, Ms. Rosa Cheely, Eatonton, Messrs Jessie, Joseph and Leroy James, Eatonton, Mr. John Jackson, Macon, Ga. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan.

14, 1984 at 1 p.m. at Free Gift Baptist Church. Eatonton, Rev. W.J. Reid, Pastor officiating.

Interment, Churchyard Cemetery. Family and friends please meet at 130 Clubhouse Rd. at 12 noon. Putnam Memorial Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. WILLIAMS Mary Ann of 2064 Hilburn S.E..

passed at a local LEGAL Advertisem*nt For Bids Separate sealed bids for the construction of Water System Improvements will be received by the City of Clarkesville at the City Hall unit 2:00 pm Standard Time, February 15, 1984, and then al said office publicly opened and read aloud. The work to be performed has been divided into three separate contracts. generally described as follows: Contract 1: Construction of filtration plant additions and improvements. Contract 2: Construction of 11,500 1.1. of 61, 8" and 10" water line: construction of 3 industrial size meters and appurtenances; construction of highway crossings: construction of connections to existing water mains.

fire hydrants, and other necessary appurtenances. Contract 3: Construction of 250,000 galion elevated water storage tank, complete with altitude valve and pit, fencing, piping, painting, and other necessary appurtenances. Prospective bidders may submit separate bids on any one, any two, or all three of the Contracts. The Contract Documents may be examined at: City Clerk's Office, City Hall, City of Clarksville, Clarksville, Georgia W. L.

Jorden 1141 Sheridan Road, NE, Allanta, Georgia W. Dodge, 6 Executive Park NE, Suite 150, Atlanta, Georgia Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office: of W. L. Jorden located at 1141 Sheridan Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30324 upon payment of $50.00 for Contract $30.00 for Contract 2., and $30.00 for Contract 3..

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What was the purpose of the Atlanta Constitution? ›

Founded as two separate newspapers in the 1800s, the Atlanta Journal and the Atlanta Constitution served as Atlanta's go-to for news and information.

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About The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Ga.) 1885-19?? Seeking to establish a strong, Democratic daily newspaper in Georgia's new capital, Carey Wentworth Styles and James H. Anderson first published the Atlanta Constitution on June 16, 1868.

What is the history of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper? ›

In 1868, Carey Wentworth Styles, along with his joint venture partners James Anderson and (future Atlanta mayor) William Hemphill purchased a small newspaper, the Atlanta Daily Opinion which they renamed The Constitution, as it was originally known, was first published on June 16, 1868.

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All citizens of the United States, resident in this state, are hereby declared citizens of this state; and it shall be the duty of the General Assembly to enact such laws as will protect them in the full enjoyment of the rights, privileges, and immunities due to such citizenship.

Why is the Atlanta Compromise important? ›

Praising the South for some of the opportunities it had given Blacks since emancipation, Washington asked whites to trust Blacks and provide them with opportunities so that both races could advance in industry and agriculture. This shared responsibility came to be known as the Atlanta Compromise.

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Few cities in America have a daily newspaper that has published continuously for more than 100 years. Until recently, Atlanta had two—the Atlanta Constitution, first published on June 16, 1868, and the Atlanta Journal, which debuted on February 24, 1883.

Who was the editor of the Atlanta Constitution who believed that there was a need for a new South? ›

Grady. Atlantan Henry Grady, a prominent orator and editor of the Atlanta Constitution, heralded the coming of the New South after the end of the Civil War.

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Access to a limited number of free articles is available on before you are asked to subscribe. In addition, we do provide open access to our breaking news coverage as a public service during times of crisis to keep our community informed.

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What was the reason for the Atlanta campaign? ›

Atlanta—an important Confederate railroad, supply, and manufacturing center and a gateway to the lower South—became the next logical point for Union forces to attack in their campaign.

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What is the main purpose of the GA State Constitution? To establish and give a framework of how Georgia's laws and Governments of Georgia should work.

What was the Atlanta Constitutional Convention? ›

In December 1867 the federally sanctioned convention met in Atlanta and remained assembled until March 1868. Of the 169 delegates, 37 were Black. Republicans, moderate and radical, dominated the convention over the dozen white traditional conservatives.

Why is Atlanta important in the civil rights movement? ›

One of the key reasons Atlanta became the natural headquarters for the Civil Rights Movement was the strong infrastructure provided by local black churches, social institutions and political organizations.


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