1927 - 2002
Betty Llewallyn Randolph, 74, died March 13, 2002.
A native of Clarke County, she was a daughter of the late Vester and Georgia Hammond Llewallyn and widow of Fred R. Randolph. She was employed with Dr. A.P. Kellar, Jr. for 27 years, after which she retired from the University of Georgia as Administrative Coordinator with the Torrence Center. Mrs. Randolph was a member of East Athens Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 16, 2002 at 3:00 PM at East Athens Baptist Church with Revs. David Shelley and Elmer Butler officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Garnett Llewallyn, Jon Llewallyn, Ronnie Hopkins, Jerry Adams, Marvin Adams and Randy Randolph.
Honorary pallbearers will be her caregivers from St. Mary's Longterm Care.
Survivors include children, Christy Caughey and Mell Smith of Athens and Randy Randolph of Commerce; 2 brothers and sister in law, Garnett Llewallyn and Jon and Margie Llewallyn, all of Winterville; Sister and brother in law, Vesta Ann and Ronnie Hopkins of Griffin; Granddaughter, Michelle Caughey of Athens and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6:00 until 9:00 PM.
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST.www.lordandstephens.com
Myrtle Reynolds Ray, 71, died March 28, 2002.
A native of McDuffie County, she was a daughter of the late Alfred Cornelius and Effie Lexie Askew Reynolds and the widow of William S. Ray. She was preceded in death by a son, David Ray and Grandson, Bill Ray. Mrs. Ray was a member of Prince Avenue Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 30, 2002 at 2:00 PM at Lord and Stephens Chapel, EAST with Revs. Chris Adams, Bill Ricketts and Randy Smith officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include a daughter and son in law, Patti and Rev. Randy Smith of Royston; Sister, Ruby Reynolds Smith of Athens; 3 grandchildren, Kristin Adams of Douglas, Greg Smith of Elberton and Jim Ray of Allendale, SC and 5 great grandchildren, Kelsie Adams, Emily Smith, Carlie Adams, Adam Smith and Melissa Smith.
John Radford, 50, died Saturday, July 19, 2002.
A native of Richmond County, GA, Mr. Radford was a son of Faye and George Kitchens of Harlem and the late Raymond Radford. John was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church and was a longtime employee of Bi-Lo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Green Acres Baptist Church with the Revs. Mark Babin, Steven Hartman, and Jim Synan officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. on Monday at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens, Thomson.
Survivors, in addition to his mother and stepfather, include his wife, Lynne Radford; two daughters, Andrea and Allison Radford, both of Athens; a son, Al Radford, Athens; nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Acres Baptist Church, 2085 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605.
1918 - 2002
Enoch James Reynolds, 83, of 123 Lexington-Carlton Road, Lexington, died January 9, 2002.
A native of Stephens County, he was a son of the late James Daniel and Sarah Donie Pruitt Reynolds. A resident of Oglethorpe County for 70 years, he was retired from Johnson and Johnson after 28 years of service. Mr. Reynolds was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II having served during the Pacific Conflict and being discharged as Corporal. He was a member of Sons of Confederate Veterans and Crawford Pentecostal Church.
Funeral services will be Saturday, January 12, 2002 at 1:00 PM at Crawford Pentecostal Church with Rev. Donald Wineinger, Dr. Jerry A. Patterson and Rev. James C. Reynolds officiating. Entombment will be in Athens Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Cecil Mauldin, Mickey Fambro, Eddie Boswell, Gene Stroup, Charles Hubbard and Joe Patterson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dorsey Perry, Charley Cowart, Blake Martin, Ryan Martin, Matthew Martin, Ben Langley and Tommy Myers.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Lorene Bellew Reynolds; Daughter and son in law, Beverly and Carl Martin of Crawford; Son and daughter in law, James C. and Alison Reynolds of Conyers; Grandchildren, Chuck and Wendy Martin of Crawford, Sherri and Kelvin Poole of Crawford, Scott and Sue Martin of Lexington, Joy and Tommy Myers of Cartersville and Jenna Reynolds of Conyers; Step-grandchildren, A.J., Maggie, Rob and Virginia Rolling; Great grandchildren, Blake, Courtney and Ryan Martin; Amber, Ben and Brandi Langley; Jamie and Chris Poole; Matthew and Shana Martin and Misty Jane Rolling; Sister, Naomi Boswell of Stephens; Brother, Tommy Reynolds of Covington and nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6:00 until 9:00 PM.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Crawford Pentecostal Church.
Arrangements by Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST.
Lillie Mae Reynolds
Lillie Mae Reynolds, 87, died August 18, 2002.
Mrs. Reynolds was a daughter of the late Frank and Georgia Gerring and widow of Hugh Dorsey Reynolds. She was retired from Thomas Textile and was a member of Central Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 20, 2002 at 11:00 AM at Central Baptist Church with Revs. Ben Glosson and Hugh Eberhart officiating. Interment will be in Athens Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Sammy Alewine, Thurmond Alewine, Todd McDonald, Ricky Hopkins, Danny Hopkins and Jeff Griffeth.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Billy J. and Joan Reynolds of Athens; son-in-law, Emerson Haygood of Watkinsville; daughter-in-law, Ruth Reynolds of Arizona; 7 grandchildren, Renee Casper, Jody Reynolds, Cindy Roberts, Randy Haygood, John Dorsey Reynolds, Tina Evans and Melanie Shelnutt; 17 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6:30 until 9:00 PM.
Lord and Stephens, EAST is in charge of arrangements.
Raymond Howard Reynolds, 66, died February 27, 2003.
Mr. Reynolds was the son of the late Howard Reynolds and is survived by his mother and step-father, Hazel and Kelly Eminisor of Charlotte, NC. Additional survivors include his wife, Linda Langford Reynolds; son, daughter-in-law and grandson, Frank Melvin and Teresa Reynolds amd Hunter Reynolds of Athens and step-sister, Marilyn Smith of Charlotte, NC.
A longtime Columbia resident, he was an accomplished artist. He was a former member of the Lions Club and of the Baptist Faith.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 1, 2003 at 2:00 PM at Lord and Stephens Chapel, EAST with Rev. Mark Northcutt officiating. Interment will be in Winterville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be David Langford, Jeremy Pike, Rick Ayers, Ryan VanHouten, Nick Dinkins and Tim Brown.
Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Beckham, Preston Curran, Tommy Mitchell and Clonnie Smith.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 1:00 until 2:00 PM.
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of South Carolina, 652 Bush River Road, Suite 211, Columbia, SC 29210.
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1939 - 2001
John Charles Ricks, 62, died October 22, 2001.
A native of Portland, England, he had made his home in Athens for the past 24 years. He was retired from the Board of Regents, University Systems of Georgia and was a violin maker.
Survivors include his wife, Mary W. Ricks; Daughter, Julie Ricks of San Diego, CA; Sister, Elspeth Amey and 2 nephews, Ian Parker and Charles Parker, all of England.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Athens Symphony, PO Box 5244, Athens, GA 30604-5244.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST is in charge of arrangements.
1911 - 2002
Rebecca Markwalter Ridgway was born November 27, 1911, in Warrenton, GA. She was the daughter of William Edward and Caroline Jarnagin Markwalter. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, GA, and a Master's Degree in Library Science from the University of Georgia. She was a teacher for 30 years at Morgan County High School in Madison, GA where she was selected as Star teacher.
Mrs. Ridgway was a member of the Henry Walton Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, serving as Registrar and Treasurer; National Society of Washington Family descendants; National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century; Morgan County Retired Teachers Association; Delta Kappa Gamma Society and a charter member of the GOSH Club. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Madison.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 23, 2002 at 2:00 PM from the graveside in Madison Cemetery with Revs. Albert F. Turnell and Tom Kerr officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Caroline Ridgway Felt, Manassas, VA; son, Robert H. Ridgway, III, Athens; 5 grandchildren, J. David Felt, Jr., Athens, Robert A. Felt, Portland, OR, Dennis E. Felt, Purcellville, VA, Rebecca F. Wenrich, Portland, OR and Jennifer E. Ridgway, Athens; 7 great grandchildren, John and Anderson Felt, Athens, Alexa Miles, Truett and Miles Felt, Portland, OR, Garret Wenrich, Portland, OR and Jennings Felt, Purcellville, VA.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.
Memorials may be made to Madison Methodist Church.
Lord and Stephens, WEST is in charge of arrangements.www.lordandstephens.com
1917 - 2002
Rosa Pope Parks Robertson, 85, of 240 Marion Drive, died October 6, 2002.
A native of Banks County, she was a daughter of the late Floyd Andrew and Pearl Sanders Parks. Her first husband, Hoyt Robertson and her second husband, J. Chalmers Vinson, preceded her in death. She was a retired secretary from The Georgia Center for Continuing Education. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Athens for sixty-five years, where she was superintendent of Primary Division and the Children's Division for a number of years.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 9, 2002, at 4:00 PM at First United Methodist Church of Athens. Rev. Grady Wigley and Dr. Bill Britt will officiate. Interment will be in Maysville Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Myrna Rose Robertson of Athens; son and daughter in law, Ben and Debbie Robertson of Windsor, Nova Scotia; granddaughter, Jeannie Robertson of Atlanta.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7:00 until 9:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, 484 Hawthorne Ave, Athens, GA 30606, or St. Mary's Hospice, PO Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, is in charge of arrangements.