James Edward Onica, 72, of Madison died December 21, 2008 in Cherokee County. He was born November 6, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan to John and Bernice Huff Onica. He worked for Ford Motor Company for many years. He and his wife Nell Smith Onica have lived in Madison for 21 years. He was a member of Cornerstone Christian Center.
Myrtice Harper, 88, of Lithonia died December 23, 2008. She was born in Morgan County in 1920 to the late Mel Hawkins and the late Leamon Studdard Hawkins. Her husband, the late James Hershel Harper and one grandson preceded her in death.
Walter Phelps Veale, Sr.
Edna Carol Anderson
Edna Carol Anderson, 58, born in Greensboro on November 15, 1950 to the late Charlie Bryan Finch and the late Dorothy Nicholson Finch, died Sunday, December 21, 2008 in Eatonton. A sister Mary Jo Black preceded her in death.
Clarence Briney, 68, died December 16, 2008. He was born February 28, 1940 to the late Ezell Briney and Dorothy Porter Briney. He grew up in the Rutledge community. At an early age he joined Macedonia Baptist Church.
Essie Mae Hillman
Essie Mae Hillman, 55, died December 14, 2008. She was born June 12, 1953 to the late Thomas Carey Cobb and Sarah Lee Cobb. She was married to Walter Hillman.