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OBITUARIES Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000 I I The Atlanta journal-Constitution FAMILY- PLACED DEATH NOTICES EVANS Nell D. Evans died Aug. 3. Survived by son, William Evans, Franklin, NC; sister, Jimmie Ri-' chie, Fayetteville; brother, Hugh D.

Davis, Red Oak; 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral services Sunday, Aug 6. 2 00 at Carmichael-Hemperley Peachtree City Chapel with Dr. Howard Dial and Dr. Bill Hungerpiller officiating Interment, Holly Hills.

Visitation TODAY 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Please make contributions to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Ga. Inc. 2219 Briarcliff Rd NE Atlanta. GA 404-633-7771.

Carmichael-Hemperley Peach-tree City Chapel 770-631-9171. ASKEW BEACHAM Andrew Emerson Beacham, 23, of Littleton, CO formerly of Memphis, died August 2, 2000. Funeral services will be 2 30 m. Sunday. August 6.

2000 at Bill Head Funeral Home. Duluth Chapel with Elder Ed Vickers officiating. Burial will be in the Weed-Gresham Family Cemetery, Dekalb County. Andrew was a native of Memphis. graduated White Station High School, the University of Memphis and was employed by Echo Star Communica-' tions, Littleton, CO.

Survivors include wife. Melody Beacham, Littleton, CO; father and step-mother, Raymond and Helen Beacham. Memphis, TN; mother, Judy Beacham, Mem-1 phis, TN, brothers, Chris Beacham, Oakland, CA; Ontione Teabeau, Memphis, TN, half-sister, Leslie Gone, Memphis. TN; grandparents, Louette Beacham McGinnis, Duluth. GA; Bruck and Maurme Chase, North Carolina.

The family will receive friends Saturday, 7:00 to 9:00 m. at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel. 770-476-2535. W.D. LEMON I SONS BELL, Emmett LEVINE I SONS MEMORIAL CHAPEL FEIN, Louis MCKOON FUNERAL HOME BURNHAM, Dan A.






A.S. TURNER I SONS COBB, Margaret C. KEY, ColvlnF. POLI, Laura H. SHRYOCK.



WATKINS FUNERAL HOME THOMAS, Agnes D. WINKENHOFER PINE RIDGE PACK. TedE. V. i McKINNEY Mary Irby McKinney, widow of Virgil Weyman McKinney, died at her home on Lookout Mountain on Friday, August 4, 2000.

Mrs. McKinney, a native of Atlanta, Ga was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alton F. Irby, Sr.

Having lived on Lookout Mountain for the past 52 years, she was a member of the Garden Club of Lookout Mountain, Junior League of Chattanooga, Fairyland Club, Lookout Mountain Golf Club, and the Piedmont Driving Club of Atlanta, Ga. She was a member of the Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her daughters. Mary Ann Frazier of Atlanta. Neal Oehmig of Lookout Mountain and Susan Rigsbee of Danen, CT.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Amy Oehmig Battaglia and Daniel West Oehmig, II of Lookout Mountain, French Benham Frazier, III and Mary Weyman Frazier of Atlanta, Ga. and Mary Russell Rigsbee, Elizabeth Wescott Rigs-bee and Allison Neal Rigsby of Danen, CT. Services will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2000 at the Church of The Good Shepherd on Lookout Mtn. at Rev. Mary N.

Moore and Rev. Joe Novenson will officiate. A private burial will be held for her family. Visitation will be at the home of Neal and Brit Oehmig, 1303 Cinderella Lookout Ga. and thirty minutes before the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4355 Hwy. 58, Suite 101, Chattanooga, TN 37416 of Community Kitchen, 727 E. 11th St. Chattanooga, TN 37403 or the charity of choice. Arrangements by Wann Funeral Home, Chattanooga, TN FEIN Louis Fein, of Alpharetta, Georgia, formerly of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, father of Steffany Fein and Ryan Fein, fiance of Lisa Cohen, son of Ann and the late Norman Fein, passed away August 3, 2000.

Relatives and friends are invited to services Sunday at 11:30 a m. at J. Levine and Sons Memorial Chapel, 4737 Street Road, Trevose, Bucks County, PA. Interment, Shalom Memorial Park. Family will return to the residence of Mr.

and Mrs. Edward Fein. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Big Brothers and Big Sisters, co First Union Bank, Louis Allen Fein Memorial Fund, 1010038997336. ( BELL Mr. Emmett Bell, age 75 of 129 Elder Jackson, GA, husband of Mrs.

Rosa Bell, passed August 3, 2000. His funeral arrangements will be announced later. D. Lemon Sons Funeral Home, 300 Gnffin McDon- ough. 770-957-4337.

CARL LAMAR ASKEW 61, of Conyers, died August 3. 2000 He was co-owner of Askew Sales Marketing He was also a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church and a member of the PIDA. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 6, at 2 P.M. at Conyers First United Methodist Church. The Rev.

Mike Morgan and Rev. David Moore will officiate. Entombment will follow at Lawn-wood Memorial Park He is survived by wife, Pamela Powell Askew, of Conyers; son and daughter in-law, Brad and Lynn Maddox Askew, of Conyers; daughter and son in-law, Heather Askew and G. Kevin Morris, of Stock- bridge; mother, Evelyn Johnson Askew, Peach-tree City; brother, James and wife, Gwen Askew, of Peachtree City, GA; brother, Van Askew, of Fayetteville, GA; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. In lieu of flowers, make contributions to the Miracle Mission 2000 Building Fund of Crossroad UMC, 2460 Hwy.

138, N.E., Conyers, GA 30012. The family will receive friends Saturday. 4 til 8 P.M. at the funeral home. Horis A.

Ward, Rockdale Chapel, 770-918-8851 RICE Ms. Norma "Sistie" Rice, age 56, of Atlanta, died August 3, 2000. Ms. Rice was a member of Temple Sinai and retired Assistant Vice President of the CDC's Federal Credit Union. She is survived by her son, Lane Kinsler, Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law, Britt and Jenny Kinsler, San Jose, CA; daughter, Laura Kinsler, Fayetteville, NC; son, Captain Daniel Rice, U.S.

Army, Fort Campbell, KY; brother and sister-in-law, Judge Joel M. and Debora Feldman, Atlanta; grandchildren, Kyle and Abbey Rose Kinsler; and close friend, Arthur Kornblum, Atlanta. Graveside services will be held Sunday, August 6, at 2 00 m. at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Donald Tarn and Cantor Herbert Cole officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Temple Sinai, the American Cancer Society, or the Weinstein Hospice.

Arrangements by Dressier Ghertner of Jewish Funeral Care by SouthCare Memorial Chapel, 770-437-0095. RICHARDS BIRDSONG Bessie Chandler Birdsong, age 94 of St. Simons Island died August 3, 2000. She was a member of tnman Park Methodist Church and the Southern Railroad Auxiliary. Graveside services will be held Monday, 11 a.m.

at West-view Cemetery. The Rev. Gerald Horsley will officiate. She is survived by son. Ralph H.

Birdsong. St. Simons Island. GA; daughter, Mary B. Mims, Oxford, GA; 10 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, 18 great great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday, 7 until 9 p.m. and Sunday, 3 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Horis A. Ward Rockdale Chapel in charge of arrangements.

FIKSMAN Atlanta graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, August 6, 2000 at the Arlington Memorial Park for Mr. Alex A. Fiksman, age 71, of Atlanta. Rabbi Noach Shapiro of Ahavath Achim will will officiate. Mr.

Fiksman died Friday. August 4. 2000 at Northside Hospital. Mr. Fiksman was a native of Poland and a Holocaust survivor as well as a member of the Shoah Foundation.

Mr. Fiksman was owner operator of Alex Hairstyles in Atlanta for over 30 years. He is survived by his wife, Diana S. Fiksman, Atlanta; son, Alex B. Fiksman, Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph M.

and Josie Fiksman, San Diego, CA; as well as 2 sisters in Israel. Those wishing to may make donations to the William Bremen Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Atlanta, GA 30309. Observing Jewish Rituals Traditions, H.M. Patterson Son, Arlington Chapel. 173 Allen Atlanta, GA 30328 (404) 851-9900.

MERCHANT Mrs. Jane Harbin Merchant, age 53, of Griffin, died Friday, August 4, 2000. She was born on January 30, 1947 in Rome, GA, daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Robert M.

Harbin, Jr. and granddaughter of the late Dr. Robert M. Harbin who was co-founder of Rome's Harbin Clinic. She graduated from the Thornwood School in Rome in 1965 and attended Converse College in Spartanburg, SC.

She was most recently employed as volunteer coordinator and then development assistant at the Church Health Center in Memphis, TN. Prior to that she was branch manager for AAA Maryland. She was a member of the Holy Innocents' Church in Atlanta and St. George's Episcopal Church in Griffin. She is survived by her sister, Mary Ann Clyburn of Cleveland, GA; son, Preston Merchant of New York City, NY; daughter, Louisa Merchant of Knoxville, TN; and husband, The Rev.

John E. Merchant, who is headmaster of St. George's Episcopal School in Griffin. Funeral services for Mrs. Jane H.

Merchant will be conducted Sunday, August 6, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. George's Episcopal Church in Griffin. The Rev. Spurgeon Hayes and The Rev.

David Fikes will officiate. Friends may visit the family this evening (Saturday) from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make contributions in memory of Mrs.

Merchant to the St. George's Episcopal School, 132 N. 10th Griffin, GA 30223. The Haisten-Woodlawn Funeral Home, Griffin, is in charge of arrange- ments. 3P If Si GRIER Mrs.

Ethel Roberts Grier of 1340 Bernard NW, Atlanta, 30314 passed on August 4, 2000. Funeral arrangements announced later. Sellers Bros. Inc. DECATUR Calvin Key, 78, educator, classmate of ex-president By Stephania H.

Davis As the first principal of DeKalb County's Fembank Elementary School, Calvin Key was the inquisitive kind. "He tried to know everything about you and your parents," said his daughter, Karen Key Peeler of Sparta, who was a student while BLACKMON Myron L. Blackmon, of Tucker, Georgia, died Friday, August 4, 2000. Mr. Blackmon is sur-! vived by his wife, Jewell, daughter and son-in-law.

Judy and Gerald Edwards, Tucker, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Marion and Linda Blackmon, Suwanee, GA; grandchildren, Michael Edwards, Randy and Tina Blackmon, great-grandchildren, Tabitha and Dalton Black-; mon, sisters, Kathryn Durnen, Spokane, WA; 1 Eugenia Suits, Columbus, GA. A native of Goodwater, AL, Mr. Blackmon was retired from APAC Construction Company in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a United States Marine Corps Veteran and was a charter I member of Clairmont Hills Baptist Church in i Decatur, Georgia. The funeral will be at 1:00 p.m.

Sunday. August 6, 2000 at Bill Head i Funeral Home, LilburnAucker Chapel. Burial 1 will be Monday, August 7, 2000 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Goodwater, Alabama. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6:00 9:00 p.m.

at Bill Head Funeral Home, LilburnAucker Chapel. 770-564-2726. MR. JOHN E. RICHARDS 75, of Atlanta, passed away on August 2, 2000.

John was a graduate of the Ohio State University Law School, where he then spent 4 years in the U.S. Army Air Corps before joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation. After a successful career as a Special Agent for the he then went on to join I M. spending 38 years as a salesman, branch manager and marketing manager. He is survived by his 3 sons, Steve, Bob and Pete and their wives, Maria, Nina and Mary and 7 grandchildren and his beloved dog Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2000, at at Arlington Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 1130 to at Sandy Springs Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the John and Molly Richards Scholarship Fund co Mill Springs Academy, 13660 New Providence Rd. Alpharetta, GA 30004. Arrangements by Sandy Springs Chapel Funeral Directors, 136 Mt. Vernon Hwy.

404-255-8511" SPINKS Mrs. Betty H. Spinks of Decatur died Thursday, August 3, 2000. She had retired from Southern -Bell Telephone and Telegraph and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. Mrs Spinks is survived by daughter, Mrs.

Debra J. (Joe) Singleton, Tucker. GA; brother, Mr. Frank D. (Carolyn) Hill, Stockbridge, GA; grandchildren, Mr.

Michael Singleton, Tucker, GA, Mr. Joseph Singleton, Roseville, CA; and nephews, Mr. Joseph Hill and Mr. David Hill. Funeral services will be in the chapel of A.

S. Turner Sons at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Bishop Scott Tip-petts and Mr. Chris Young officiating. Interment Floral Hills Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at A. S. Turner Sons. STOVALL CORRECTION: SURVTVORHomegoing services for Michael Andre Stovall will be held Saturday, August 5, 2000, Rush Memorial Congregational Church.

One aunt, Mrs. Mamie L. Stovall, Atlanta, Ga. Donald Trimble Mortu-ary. 1876 Second Ave.

404-371-0772-3 THOMAS Mrs. Agnes D. Thomas of Concord. NC, the mother of Mrs. Lillie Revere, passed August 3, 2000.

Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home, 404-758-1731 TOURAND Oscar J. Tourand, of Atlanta, died August 3, 2000. Arrangements announced later by Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point. 404-761-1138 404-761-2141 VOGTNER Mrs.

Mary Elizabet Vogtner, age 76 of Fairburn, died August 4, 2000. Mrs. Vogtner was a loving and considerate wife and mother, always thinking of others before herself. She is survived by her husband, Mr. Francis Quigley Vogtner; sons, Mr.

Francis Q. Vogtner, Mr. William J. Vogtner, Mr. Richard A.

Vogtner, Mr. Daniel M. Vogtner, Mr. John D. Vogtner, Mr.

Mark E. Vogtner, and Mr. Paul A. Vogtner; daughters, Mrs. Mary Ann Crocker, Mrs.

Mar-jorie E. Ebert and Mrs. Carol E. Smart; brothers. Mr.

Robert J. Zietz and Mr. Joseph R. Zietz; sisters, Mrs. Patricia Wilhelm; 20 grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Mass of Chris-' tian Burial will be held Monday at 2 o'clock p.m. at the St. John's Catholic Church in Hapeville. Fr. Charles M.

Donovan, Celebrant. Entombment, Holly Hill Memorial Park. Family will receive friends Sunday evening from 5 to 9 with a rosary service at 7 o'clock p.m. at Higgins Son Funeral Home, Fairburn. 770-964-7833.

WIKLE, III Mr. James Wade "Jay" Wikle, III, age 60, of Atlanta, died Friday, August 4, 2000. Services will be held on Monday, August 14, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta, with Rev. Don Harp officiating.

The family will receive visitors one hour before service time at the church. The body was cremated. He was a native of Atlanta. He worked for Taylor Hobson in Leicester, England and the Fred V. Fowler Company in Boston, MA.

Mr. Wikle was a member of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. He was a member of Gate City Masonic Lodge 2 and later joined the Atlanta Peachtree Masonic Lodge 59, Scottish Rite Yaarab Temple. He enjoyed model railroading and classic cars. Survivors include wife, Lynne P.

Wikle of Atlanta; and Donald Perry and Sarah Wikle of Atlanta, two sons, David Wade and Sabrina Wikle of Cumming; and Donald Perry and Sarah Wikle of Atlanta; mother, Jayne Wikle Murray of Atlanta, 4 grandchildren, aunt Betty, Ehart of Lewes, DE; and a great-aunt, Elizabeth Holmes of Jacksonville, FL; and several cousins. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 or Atlanta Hospice. 1244 Park Vista Atlanta, GA 30319. Cremation Society of the South in charge of arrangements. 770-437-0095.

WILLIAMS Funeral services for Mrs. Thelma Williams will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock a m. at the Higgins Son Chapel. Interment, College Park Cemetery. Family will receive friends today after 2 o'clock p.m.

at Higgin Son Funeral Home, Fairburn. 770-964-7833. GRIER NOTE OF CORRECTION Funeral services for Deacon Charlie James Grier (C.J.) today, 1 pm, Springfield Baptist 1 Church, McDonough, GA. Interment, Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Speer Speer, McDonough. HIGH Mr. Harold High born June 14, 1955 in Atlanta, Fulton County, to the late Mr. Eddie James High and Mrs. Lucille Stinson.

Mr. High departed his life July 30, 2000 at his resid-, ence. He leaves to cherish his memories, his 1 mother, Mrs. Lucille Stinson, 3 children, Kule-, chia High, Coreane High, and Quentin High, 5 grandchildren. Jeremiah High, Micah High, Zechariah Haley.

Santavious High, and Walter Gamble, 6 brothers, Eddie James High and Michael High, Jessie High, Willie High, Eugene High and William High, 3 sisters, Mary Gard- ner, Gloria Gilber, and Patricia High, 2 brothers-in-law, David Gardner and Harold Gilbert, 2 sisters-in-law, Doretha High and Judith High and a special friend, Mrs. Ste-phame Willis and her family, special aunt, Mrs. Clara Mae Dixon, 1 uncle, Mr. Willie B. Jones and a devoted grandmother, Mrs.

Alberta Green who preceded him in death, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. MOORE Mother Mabel Moore, of 1005 Coleman Street, SW, Atlanta, 30310, passed August 4, 2000. Funeral arrangements announced later. Stocks Funeral Home, Kirkwood Chapel, 404-377-0458-9. her father was principal.

"He was jolly and nosy and strict, but he was very popular. The kids knew it was all because he cared about them." OLIVER Jesse Oliver, CWO 4 Class U. S. Army retired, of East Point, died August 4, 2000. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, 404-761-1138 404-761-2141.

BURNHAM Dan A. Burnham, age 79, of Moreland, GA passed away Friday, August 4, 2000 at Newnan Hospital. He was born April 25, 1921 in Newnan, GA. He was a 1960 graduate of The Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Drug and Alcohol counselor in Coweta County since 1977. He was employed and retired in 1976 from Lockheed and a veteran of the U.S.

Navy. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 6, 2000 at 2:00 pm. at McKoon Funeral Home. Rev. Harry H.

Barrow will officiate. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery, 1700 Whitlock SW. Visitation will be I held today at the funeral home from 6:00 i 9:00 p.m. He is survived by wife, Frances Burnham, Moreland, GA; daughters, Lisa Gronsbell, Marietta, GA; and Cindy Schian, Newnan, GA; sisters, Lois Cone, Newnan, GA; and Annie Jewell Martin, Newnan, GA; grandchildren Arlin Blalock and Michelle Blalock, both of Marietta, GA; and Dan Schian of Newnan, GA. McKoon Funeral Home has charge of arrangements 770-253-4580.

In lieu 1 of flowers, please make contributions to your favorite chanty. Key ROLLINS Ruth Martin Rollins, 84, Marietta, formerly of Atlanta died Thursday, August 3, 2000. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2000 at Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home-Winkenhofer Chapel with Rev. John Davis officiating.

Burial will be in Mountain View Park Cemetery In Marietta, GA. Born in Cobb County, Georgia, Mrs. Rollins lived most of her life in Atlanta. She was a school teacher 25 years in the Atlanta Public School System where she retired. Then coming to work for the Cobb County School System 10 years.

She was a member of Delta Zeta. Member of Marietta United Methodist Church. Mrs. Rollins is survived by son, Robert Rollins, Marietta; and daughter, Susan Fleming, Atlanta; three grandchildren. Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home, Winkenhofer Chapel in charge of arrangements.

PACK Mr. Ted Everett Pack, age 50, of Kennesaw died Friday, August 4, 2000. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm. Sunday at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw with Minister Butch Jones and Minister Joyce Rennolds officiating. A native of Whites-burg, Mr.

Pack was a financial planner for Financial Planning Security Inc. He was a member of the West Georgia Flying Club in Carrollton, a member of the Financial Planning Association and a registered Principle of the National Association of Security Dealers. Pack was also President of F.P.N. Planning Company and an honorary Kentucky Colonel from his home state. Survivors, wife, Sharon.

Pack of Kennesaw; daughter, Kristi Neal and husband, Paul of Dallas; step-sons, Chris' Lampkin of Mableton; and Keith Lampkin of Lawrenceville; brother, Jim Brashears, Cattlett-burg, KY; Willard "Bill" Frazier, Thomasville, NC; Joe Pack Whitesburg, KY; sister, Cora Ann Sturgell, Whitesburg, KY; 4 grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 9 m. at the funeral home. Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. 770-422-7299.

CAMPBELL Mr. Johnny Lee Campbell of 125 Wesley Atlanta, GA 30307, passed August 2, 2000. Funeral arrangements announced later. Sellers Bros. Inc.

i SHORT Lillian (Lill) Short, of East Point, died August 3, 2000. Survived by husband, Bille G. Short; son, Bobby (Deanne) Short, Marietta; brother, Ked-ral Bowman, IL; sister-in-law, Rose Mary Rez-nicek, IL; brother-in-law, Ronnie (Sandy) Short; nieces, Jessie Short, Sherry Batts, Linda Reed; nephews, Norman (Donna) Bowman, Bill Reed; And all the neighbors and friends that loved her for being the same to her, as she was to them; to know Lill was to love her. Memorial services 4 p.m. Sunday, August 6, Carmichael-Hemperley Chapel.

Minister Bob Tyler officiating. Family will receive friends Sunday from 2-4, p.m. at Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point. 404-761-1 138 404-761-2141 COBB Mrs. Margaret Cohen Cobb of Decatur died Wednesday, August 2, 2000.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Mr. Mrs. Robert A. Cobb. Lilburn, GA; daughter, Mrs.

Stacey Cobb Meier and her husband, Bradley R. Meier, Marietta; grandchildren, Bonnie Meier, Brian Meier, both of Marietta; sister, Mrs. Ruth Cohen Greenberg, Atlanta; niece, Mrs. Mar-ianna Malone. Lilburn; and other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of A. S. Turner Sons at 10 a.m. Saturday, Rev. Arnold Wade officiating.

Interment Floral Hills Memory Gardens. A. S. Turner Sons. The funeral for Calvin Franklin Key, 78, of Decatur, who died of heart and respiratory failure Thursday at Oconee Medical Center, will be 3 p.m.

Sunday at A.S. Turner Sons. 1 A native of Richland, Mr. Key was the oldest of four children. Education was always "the love of his life," said his wife, Lavinia Cook Key of Decatur.

"He loved schoolwork and the school atmosphere. And he was good at it," his wife said. After serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II, Mr. Key attended the former Georgia Southwestern College in Ameri-cus, where he attended classes with former President Jimmy Carter. "One time, when he was president, we went to a program at Scott Boulevard Baptist Church where he was speaking and we walked up and he immediately said, 'Hello It was a thrill," Mrs.

Key said. Mr. Key also earned two degrees from Mercer University and was certified as an education specialist by the University of Georgia. He retired from education in 1975 and then began volunteering at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Decatur. "He would push patients around in their wheelchairs and take them to lunch," said his wife.

"He enjoyed talking with people and no matter what age they were he could relate to them." Other survivors include a son, Cedric Timothy Key of Decatur; a sister, Burrelle Key White of Columbus; a brother, Durward M. Key of Richland; and a granddaughter. In Memorlam CULPEPPER MRS. MINNIE A. CULPEPPER In Loving Memory of Mrs.

Minnie A. Culpepper, who departed this life 26 years ago today, August 5, 1974. You are always in our thoughts. We are blessed by beautiful memories of you. We cherish the times that we spent with you.

You will remain in our hearts forever. Sadly missed by daughters Anne Goldie, and grandchildren. PLOTT Ruth L. Plott, age 75, of Dacula, died Friday, August 4, 2000. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 6, 2000 at Hog Mountain Baptist Church, Dacula. Remains will lie in state at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Barney Williams, Rev. Sammy Everett, and Rev.

Chris Gaddis will officiate. Burial will follow in church cemetery. She is survived by children, Syble Plott Blackstock, Dacula; Jerry and Robin Plott, Brunswick; Lonnie and Sandra Plott, Lilburn; Mona and Don Hord, Dacula; Deborah and Sammy Mooney, Buford; Larry and Deborah Plott, Dacula; brother, Roy Lochaby, Blairsvilte; sister, Raye Owenby, Hiawassee; 6 granddaughters, 3 grandsons, 4 great grandsons, several nieces and nephews. A native of Towns County, Mrs. Plott was a seamstress and a member of Hog Mountain Baptist Church.

She was the daughter of the late Venlow and Laura Lochaby and was preceded in death by her husband, Aurey F. Plott in 1991. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society of America Georgia Chapter, 2625 Cumberland Parkway, SE, Suite 205, Atlanta, Georgia, 30339. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. -9 p.m.

Saturday, August 5, 2000 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. 770-962-3100. HOBBY Mr. E. Gene Hobby, age 73.

of Loganville, GA, formerly of Decatur, GA, died August 3, 2000. He is survived by wife, Betty Hobby, daughters and son-in-law Linda Hooks of Marietta; Susan and Bruce Hart of Lawrenceville; son and daughter-in-law, Chip and Ester Hobby of Lawrenceville; 5 grandchildren, 2 i great-grandchildren, several nieces, and neph-! ews. Mr. Hobby, a native of Turner County was a State Farm Insurance Agent for over 40 years. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 5 at 2:00 p.m.

at Westview Cemetery with Rev. Sydney Whiteman officiating. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Snellville, 770-979-3200. JOHANSSON Lennart Axel (Lenny) Johansson passed away at his home on July 27, 2000 after a lengthy 1 bout with diabetes.

Mr. Johansson was born on August 20, 1928 in Stockholm, Sweden to Axel and Ruth Johansson. He immigrated to the United States in 1950. In 1956, he, along with another immigrant, Jack Wimmer, started Park Dental Laboratory in New York City. For decades, Park Dental was globally renown for it's cutting edge cosmetic ceramic restorations and pioneering and developing the subperiosteal dental implant.

Park Dental was acquired by American Hospital Supply (now Baxter) in 1978. He retired from the dental business in 1980 to pursue other interests. He relocated to Atlanta in 1986 to be near his wife's family. He is survived by his Linda Kennedy Johansson; sister, Gunnell Persson of Stockholm, Sweden; daughters, Mona Hammer of Ossining, New York, Linda Johansson of Philadelphia, PA; son, Gary Johansson of Branford, Connecticut; and four grandchildren, Maximilian and Katherine Hammer of Ossining, New York, and Cynthia and Erik Johansson of Branford, Connecticut. A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 6th at 300PM at' North Atlanta Baptist Church at 384 Mt.

Paran Road. The family will visit with friends at the Johansson home after the service. The body was cremated by the Cremation Society of 1 Georgia. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests 1 a gift to the American Diabetes Association, 3 Corporate Square, Suite 120, Atlanta, GA 30329 or to the cemetery fund for North Atlanta Baptist Church, 384 Mt. Paran Atlanta, GA 30327.

Cremation Society of Georgia, 404-355-7627 KEY Mr. Calvin Franklin Key, age 78, of Decatur, died August 3, 2000, at Oconee Medical Center in Milledgeville, Georgia after a long illness' from complications of heart failure and respiratory failure. The funeral for Mr. Key will be held in the Chapel of A. S.

Turner and Sons on Sunday. Aug. 5th, at 3 p.m.with Dr. Peter Rhea Jones and Dr. Harold D.

Zwald officiating. Interment will be in Decatur Cemetery. Mr. Key was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S.

Army Air Corp. Mr. Key held an A. B. and a Master of Education from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.

He also earned a A 6 (Education Specialist) from the University of Georgia. He was awarded his Normal Diploma from Georgia Southwestern College where he was a classmate of former president, Jimmy Carter. Mr. Key was a member of Emory Baptist Church where he was a deacon for many years. He was also a member of Druid Hills Lions' Club.

He was the famous Fembank-School's first principal. He was the eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Huel F.Key. Richland, Georgia.

Survivors include his wife, Lavinia Cook Key of Decatur; a son, Cedric Timothy Key of Decatur; a daughter, Karen Key Peeler and son-in-law, James M. Peeler, of Sparta; a granddaughter, Kirstin J. Key; sister, Mrs. Burrelle Key White, Columbus, GA; brother, Durward M. Key, Richland, GA; and several nephews and nieces.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1 to 3 P. M. at A. S. Turner Sons.

COCCODRILLI Angie M. Coccodrilli, age 75 of Norcross, GA, died August 4, 2000. She is survived by hus-1 band, Gene Coccodrilli of Norcross; daughters 1 and sons-in-law, Marianne and Bill Schenke of Norcross, Judy and Frank Meister of Pittsburg, KS; sister, Mary Labisi of New Jersey; grand- sons, Jarred B. Schenke and his fiancee' Me-1 gan Tintle, Oden Davis and Jeremiah Davis. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, August 7 at 10 o'clock a.m.

at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, with Fr. David M. Dye serving as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Peachtree Memorial Park, Norcross. The family will re-1 ceive friends Saturday and Sunday from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 m.

at the funeral home. Crowell Bros. Funeral Home. Norcross. 770-448-5757 SHRYOCK Mr.

William Layton Shryock, of Tucker, died1 Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ginger Shryock, Tucker; daughter, Zoe Elisabeth Shryrock; sisters, Elaine, Rebecca, and Charlotte. Funeral services will be held at 3 P.

Sunday, at the graveside in Crest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Robert Brown will officiate. Those desiring may send contributions to Children's Healthcare Foundation of Atlanta, 1405 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, 30322-1101. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 M.

and 7 to 9 P. M. Saturday at A. S. Turner Sons.

SKELTON Coded Lanford Skelton, age 95, of Stone Mountain passedon August 2, 2000. She was the widow of Lee Esna Skelton and the daughter of William Melmuth Lanford and Lola Jordan Lanford. Mrs. Skelton was born September 25, 1904 in Lilburn, Georgia. Her family moved to Stone Mountain where she graduated from Stone Mountain High School.

She attended Draughn's Business College in Atlanta and worked as a secretary for 51 years. Her last job was with Tolani Farms in Dekalb County where she retired in 1975. Mrs. Skelton joined Stone Mountain United Methodist Church as a teenager and remained an active member until her death. She served as a Sunday School Teacher for Preschool for many years.

She was also an active member of Stone Mountain Woman's Club. Before her husband's death she was also deeply involved in Lion's Club activities with him, attending many national conventions. Known affectionately as Aunt Dell to her family. She is survived by three nephews and their wives. Dr.

and Mrs. Charles A. Lanford of Macon, GA; Rev. and Mrs. Thomas C.

Lanford of Oakman, GA; and Rev. and Mrs. Robert A. Lanford of Dahlonega, GA; a niece and her husband, Mr. and Mrs.

Clyde (Renee Lanford) Smith, of Atlanta; 14 great nephews and nieces and 20 great great nephews and nieces are also a part of Mrs. Skelton's family. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 6, 2000 at Stone Mountain United Methodist Church at 3:00 with Dr. Bill McKoy officiating. Burial, Stone Mountain Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Stone Mountain UMC of the American Cancer Society. The family will receive friends Friday, Irom 7 until 9 and anytime on Saturday at Wages Sons Stone Mountain Chapel. (70) 469-9811. DOANES Mr. Kevin Sherard Doanes of 117 Bridge View, Marietta, GA, husband of Mrs.

Colleen Da-' vis-Doanes and son of Mr. and Mrs. James' (Alice) Doanes, passed August 4, 2000. His funeral will be announced by Gus Thornhill's Funeral Home (404)768-2993-4. Cemetery Lots, Crypts plots located together, $2500 each, 404-876-2494.

ARLINGTON MEMORIAL PARK 3 Cemetery Lots In the Garden ol Serenity, Vaults Included. Coll 678-596-8651 CREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK Section 36, Lot 9, Level 4 gravesites, curbslde behind mausoleum, $6000, 770-614-4073 DAWN MEMORIAL PARK Section gravesites 783-B II 1. 2), SI0D0 for both. 770 6)4-4073 FLORAL HILLS MEMORY GARDENS Lawrenceville Hwy. 48 lots wdeeds In Magnolia Hill lection, volued at $1900, will take $1200 obo, 770-578-0771 GEORGIA MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY 4 burial plot, Moses Garden, limited availability $6000 obo, (770) 489-2403 daytime 1770) 949 9886 evening HOLLY HILL MEMORIAL PARK FAIRBURN, GA 2 grave lot, section 7, lot 4, spaces 3 and 4, 700 value, askingtlMO, 770 345 3045 HOLLY HILLS MEMORIAL PARK Fairburn, GA, Secion 2, lot 34, groves 1 and $1300.

each. 770 383 8866 leave message; bpr. 770 917-2345 KENNESAW MEMORIAL PARK Lot 265, Spoces 3 i 4, Resurrection Section Include vaults 1 bronie memorial on granite base $4500, 912-389 2037 or write 404 N. Letllio Douglas, GA 31533 SHERWOOD MEMORIAL PARK Lot No. 82-A, Masonic Section spaces 1, 2, 8.

3. Asking $3000 tor all. (478)929 3239 after 6PM SNELLVILLE HISTORIALCEMETERY Block Lot 43 and two lots for $900. T. E.

Giles. 770972-9259 WESTVIEW CEMETERY ATLANTA i 4 grave lot, Trinity Garden Section. Value $5760, asking $4000. 770-424-6454 WESTVIEW CEMETERY ATLANTA 4 grave lot, Garden of Trinity, Lot 91-0 Nos 1,2,3 1 4 $4.000. 770393 3518 WESTVIEW CEMETERY Four groves, Section 37, lot 19.

$2800negotlble. 1-6)5-563 5467, Funeral Jervices Directory POLI Laura Humphries Paul Poli, born in Atlanta in 1906, passed away at Mariner Health Care, August 3, 2000. She not only raised a family, Homer Christopher Paul, of Ellenwood, and Virginia Paul Bastedo of Dunwoody, but owned several beauty salons over the years. Along with her husband, A. Paul Poli, she operated Maison Paul and Jack at the Biltinore Hotel, and later, built their own shop on West Peach-tree.

They had many friends in Hiawassee, Blairsvilte and Atlanta, as well as, an extended family. Besides a son and daughter, she has a sister, Patricia Humphries Helms, Titusville, Florida; brother, Homer Hudson Humphries, Ponte Vedra, Florida; and brother, Walter Kan-tor of Decatur. Her six grandchildren are Stephen Wesley Bastedo, Michael Paul Bastedo, Patricia Gail Norman, Paula Necia Cook, Pamela Louise Mims, Priscilla Elaine Giella; and 18 great grand children; 2 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 P. M.

Sunday, Aug. 6th, in the Chapel of A. S. Turner and Sons. Rev.

James R. Styles will officiate. Interment Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 P. M.

at A. S. Turner Sons. -Grt All The Info You Need rW'MATKlNSU'n-TY S0UTH (770)941-5352 WFSTVIFWrFMFTf DV UTHCARF FUNKRAl. PRODUCTS CF.NTHRS Vmir one slop shop Jor funeral prnilur Is Lindbergh Plaza (404) 237-4200 Cumberland Square North (770) 937-9008 Roswell Alpharetta (770) 222-2753 Chamblee- Tucker -DeKalb (770) 952-2753 If Garden of Gethsemane.

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