Julia Jones, 89, of Rutledge died Monday, January 28, 2008. She is the daughter of the late Jim and Lizzie Brumbelow Stinchcomb. She was retired from Barrow Mfg. Company and was a member of Carl Baptist Church.
She was married to the late P. T. Reynolds Turnbull who preceded her in death.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Ann Griffeth of Winder and Patsy Adams of Rutledge; a son, Jerry Turnbull of Winder; a sister, Mae Jenkins of Rutledge, six grandchildren, and nine grandchildren.
Graveside service were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 31 at Barrow Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Tom Ham officiating.
Smith Funeral Home of Winder were in charge of arrangements.
Roy Franklin “Frank” Perry, Sr.
Roy Franklin “Frank” Perry, Sr., 67, died Sunday, February 3, 2008.
A native of Morgan County,. Mr. Perry was the son of the late Floyd and Mary Leachman Perry.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Perry of Madison; sons, Roy Perry and Ricky Perry of Madison; sister, Frances Haney of El Paso, Texas; eight grandchildren; one great grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Arthur Threets
Joseph Arthur Threets, 64, of Buckhead died February 2, 2008. He was lovingly known to his family and friends as “Tweety” or “Fruity.” He was born July 9, 1943 to Joel and Lusenda Threet. His father preceded him in death in February 1983, along with his youngest brother William “Doc” in March, 2007. “Tweety” was the oldest son and brother of six children, Lottie, “Fruity”, Carolyn, Johnny, Patricia and “Doc.”
He met Doris Johnson Threets in February 1964 while serving in the United States Air Force. She was a student at Fort Valley State College. They immediately fell in love and married just four months later on June 27, 1964. They lived for each other and were rarely seen apart from one another. They were married 43 wonderful years before his departure.
Of this beautiful union they have two children, Eric (Kia) Threets and LaTonja (Bernard) Hamp. “Tweety” has four adored grandchildren, JoeSeth and Sydni of LaTonja Threets-Hamp and Aisling and Eric II of Eric Threets.
He adored his family. He was a dear friend to all and a stranger to none.
He will be sorely missed by every life he touched and will be remembered for his “lively personality,” family focus, caring spirit and loving ways.
His Wake will be at noon on Saturday, February 9 at Springfield Baptist Church. His funeral will follow at 1 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church in Madison.
Jones and Turner Funeral Home of Madison will be in charge of arrangements.
May he rest in peace.
Rosa Bell Ingram
Rosa Bell Ingram, 90, died Wednesday, January 30, 2008. She was born in Morgan County on December 11, 1917 to the late Bill Ellison and Lizzie Dukes.
In 1935 she was married to Joseph Ingram Sr. Her husband and a son Joseph Jr. preceded her in death.
Mrs. Ingram is survived by a daughter, Louise Ingram; grandson Jimmy Ingram, whom she raised; another grandson, Larry (Latisha) Ingram; three great-grandchildren, Kressli Josef, Keneli Gabrielle and Kahli Elyssia Ingram; a sister, Daisy Griffin; three sisters-in-law, Inez McGuire, Cleo Maddox and Florence Turner; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 3 in Chestnut Grove Baptist Church in Rutledge with Rev. Lolita Young, Minister Rickey Sheats, Rev. G. C. Brown, and Rev. Marcus Young officiating. Interment was in Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Stacy Favors, Michael Walton, Freddie Biggs, Franklin Crutchfield, Grady Griffin and Michael Yearby. Flower attendants were Shanta Griffin, Mary Nell Griffin, Laverne Griffin, Annie Ballard, Eula Reed and Mary Hasard.
Jones and Turner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.