Edith Elizabeth Hayes
Edith Elizabeth Hayes, 83, of Madison, died Wednesday, April 23, 2008, of Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on October 4, 1924, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Margaret Dorothy Phillips and Oscar Owen Phillips.
After graduation from Girls’ High School in Atlanta, Edith attended West Georgia Junior College and the University of Georgia. She married Albert E. Hayes, Jr., in 1946; their homes included Baltimore, Maryland; Long Island, New York; and Sunnyvale, California, where they were divorced in 1968.
In 1975, Edith earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design from San Jose State University. A devotee of lifelong learning, she also attended classes in music and art history at Foothill College in Los Altos and DeAnza College in Cupertino, California. She was active for many years in the Snappers, a Bay Area photographers’ group; several of her photographs won awards. Edith moved to Madison, Georgia, in 2001, where she became a member of the Antebellum Garden Club and Madison Artists Guild.
Edith was preceded in death by her beloved companion of twenty-five years, James Franklin Gordon, who died in 1992. She is survived by her sister, Margaret Phillips Ackerly, of Eatonton; her brother, George Robert Phillips, and her sister-in-law, Judy Phillips, of Madison; her son Clark Hayes and daughter-in-law, April Wells-Hayes, of Madison; and her son Douglas Wallace Hayes, of Fremont, California. She also leaves behind a niece, Morgan Ackerly; nephews George Robert Phillips, Jr. (Kathryn Tyra Phillips) and Parker Kim Phillips (Tamara King Phillips); great-nieces Christine Phillips Verikas (Raimondas Verikas) and Lora Ashley Phillips; and great-nephews Austin Parker Phillips, Matthew Thomas Phillips, and Mitchell Avery Phillips.
A. E. Carter Funeral Home made the arrangements for cremation. The family will host a memorial gathering in Edith’s honor at a future date, to be announced. For their exceptional kindness to Edith during the last years of her illness, the family wishes to thank Jolene Stewart and the staff of Perk Avenue Coffee House, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Perera and the staffs of Madison House and Oconee House; and Dr. Rose Ann Weaver and the staff of Morgan Memorial Hospital.
Locke Greene Shockley
Locke Greene Shockley, 79, of Social Circle died at her home on April 23, 2008. She was born May 12, 1928 in Bladen County, North Carolina to Zebulon Vance Greene and Gladys Brown Greene. She married Leonard Henry Shockley and they made their home in Atlanta for many years.
Mrs. Shockley worked for City Planning Consultants early in her career and later founded Aqua Art, Inc., an architectural fountain company. She was also an established artist of oil paintings in the Impressionist Style. Her art career spanned 40 years and she enjoyed wide spread acceptance in the southeastern United States.
She is survived by her husband, Leonard Shockley of Social Circle, formerly of Atlanta, their children, Benjamin A. Shockley of Atlanta; Lynne Shockley Sicignano of Middleburg, Florida; Kim Shockley Karelson of Atlanta and Kevin McCoy Shockley of Social Circle; two sisters, Margaret McCallum and Eunice Elkins and a brother, David Greene.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26 in the chapel of A. E. Carter Funeral Home. Interment was at Apalachee Cemetery.
The family received flowers or donations to the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 1496, Social Circle, GA 30025.
A. E. Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Felton “Red” Smith
Felton “Red” Smith, 80, of Monroe died April 25, 2008. He was born in Morgan County on September 14, 1927 to the late Jim Daniel Smith and the late Clemmie Deaton Smith. His wife, Patsy Thurman Smith, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Terry Cover of Conyers; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Linda Smith of Loganville and Philip and Cindy Smith of Loganville, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Smith officiating. Interment was at Buckhead City Cemetery.
Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.
Mary Anne Lambert Broadrick
Mary Anne Lambert Broadrick, 84, of Dalton died Saturday, April 26, 2008 at her residence.
She was the daughter of the late Ezekiel Lambert Sr. and Lula Bowers Lambert and was preceded in death by her husband Frank M. Broadrick Sr. and her brother, Ezekiel Roy Lambert Jr.
She was a graduate of the University of Georgia, a member of the Dalton First United Methodist Church, volunteer at Hamilton Medical Center and a member of the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce L. Broadrick Sr. and Mary Ann of Dalton, Frank M. and Melanie Broadrick of Bogart, John M. and Holli Broadrick of Dalton; sister-in-law, Christine Lambert of Madison; grandchildren, Bruce L. Broadrick Jr. and Ashley, Margaret Anne and Jason Smith, Emily C. Broadrick, Kevin L. Broadrick and Jeffery P. Broadrick; a great-grandchild, Bruce L. Broadrick III, nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was at 3 p.m. Monday, April 28 at the Dalton First United Methodist Church with Dr. Joe Peabody officiating. Burial was in West Hill Cemetery.
The family asks that flowers are omitted and memorials can be made to the Dalton First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 627, Dalton, GA 30722 or to one’s favorite charity.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.
Love Funeral Home of Dalton was in charge of arrangements.