| ' | | Drowning— •fContinued /rom page 1) Safety. &UICty - ! Sheriff Johnson said nil sixj passengers were nding in th.it; ;a ^. . ; - . . The bridge the pickup rim off of is the third in a series that motorists cross in rapid succession on the Cherokee Tract between tho Mschen T ,- tn • ii Lane cutoff und the r.se hat takes them out of the KeJsey Creek ..bottom. The firs two! cross sloughs just south of Kelsey Creek; High waters hnd subsided by Monday, but I at the time of lhe.accident i-alris em-ly last week had raised the water, lev.el to just below the bridge timbers, und water was across the road just north' of the bridge. Funeral services for Jessie Dewain and William Lee Mercer were held Friday afternoon at the First Baptist Church in Alba with the Rev. Larry Barlow officiating. -Burial \yas in Erion Cemetery, Albn. ". . Surviving ait their father, Leroy Mercer of Alba; .their mother, Rita Mercer of Gilmer, two sisters, - Rebecca Lynn and.Ethel Mae of Gilmer; grandfather, Tom Walker of Alba, and grandmother, Ethel Edwards ot Mineolu, Pallbearers were Charlie Williams, Marshal} Williams, Tony Williams, Harold Caves, Max McGuire, Buddy Thorn, Louis Williams, Ronnie Walker. Wilson F u u n oral Home was in chark? of the arrangements.