Charles Edgar Clark
Charles Edgar Clark, age 95, of Jasper County, died Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at the Madison Health & Rehab in Madison.
Mr. Clark was born in Delta, Alabama to the late Steven Edgar Clark and Lovie Jane Lumpkin Clark. Before retirement, he was a dairy farmer. After retirement, he enjoyed working for Hard Labor Creek State Park in Rutledge.
He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Wife, Annie Mae Brown Clark, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his children and spouses, Charles Gary and Debbie Clark of Newborn, Richard and Susan Clark of Memphis, TN, Carmen & Charles Alexander of Buckhead, James Edwin and Nellie Jo Clark of Newborn, Wanda Sue Grimes of Buckhead and Marsha and Michael Joiner of Gray; 21 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; and brother, Mikel Clark of Austell.
Funeral services was held Thursday, February 28 at 4:00 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Newborn. Burial was in church cemetery. Rev. Danny Sorrells, Rev. Eugene Bess, and Rev. Harold Thompson officiated.
Serving as pallbearers were grandsons, Chad Duncan, Tony Garrett, Eric Clark, Joseph Clark, Ryan Clark, Kristopher Clark, Ricky Clark and Wayne Clark.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers donations to the American Cancer Society, c/o Ellen Boyd, McIntosh State Bank, PO Box 31, Monticello, GA 31064 or charity of one's choice.
Jordan Funeral Home of Monticello was in charge of arrangements.
Ernest June Wood
Ernest June Wood, 86, formerly of Morgan County died Monday, February 25, 2008 in Ohio. He was the son of the late Ernest King Wood and Ada Davis Wood.
He was born February 24, 1922. Mr. Wood was a graduate of the University of Georgia and served in the United States Navy as an Aviation machinist. He served aboard the USS Yorktown during World War II. He was a member of Morningstar Baptist Church in Centerville, Ohio. He was also a member of Wellington Masonic Lodge in Bostwick, VFW Post 9550 and the Moose Lodge of Miamisburg, Ohio. He was retired as a Consumer Lending Supervisor.
His wife Gladys preceded him in death on February 25, 1991.
He is survived by two sisters, Daisy Parson of Winder and Evelyn Benson of Sunrise, Florida; nieces, Becky Peters and Cliff of Monroe, Barbara Robinson and John of Winder, Ernestine Lowe and Stanley of Monroe; Betty Stine and Jay of Athens and Rae Ellen Brewer and Lee of Dayton, Ohio, and nephews John Wood and Pat of Palmetto, Florida, Douglas Benson and Melanie of Long Beach, California, Charles Audrey of Monroe and Billy Hancock and Blair of Hull.
The family received friends Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at A. E. Carter Funeral Home. A graveside service followed at 11:30 a.m. at Bostwick Cemetery.
A.E. Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Holbert D. Tanksley
Hobert D. Tanksley, 82, of Madison died Monday, February 25, 2008.
A native of Oconee County, he was a son of the late Dock and Maude Truelove.
His wife, Irene Spratlin Tanksley and a daughter, Sharon Epps, preceded him in death. He retired from Westclox after 35 years and was active with the Morgan County Senior Center. He was a member of Joy Baptist Church and the Civitan Club.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 28 at the chapel of Lord and Stephens, EAST, with Revs. Eric Buffington and Hubert Hammonds officiating. Interment was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
He is survived by three daughters, Sheila Sargent of Arnoldsville, Selena Hall of Madison, and Dot Silman of Greenville, South Carolina; three sisters, Memphis Eason of Conyers, Nellie Hammonds of Winder and Ruby Thrasher of Commerce; 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Lord and Stephens, EAST, was in charge of arrangements.