Annie Nell Armour
Annie Nell Armour, 71, died May 12, 2008 following a long illness. She was born August 9, 1936 to the late Mary Young Warner. She was raised by Mattie Armour.
She worked at Ye Olde Colonial Restaurant for many years until her health started to fail. She served faithfully on the Usher Board for many years at St. Paul A.M.E. Church.
She is survived by a son, Freddie Lee (Becky) Armour of San Diego, California; three sisters, Clara (Edwin) Johnson of Miami, Florida, Eulasee (Wallace McClure and Magnolia (Harry) Parker, all of Decatur, Betty Warner of Miami, Florida; a devoted aunt, Beatrice (Ernest) Jackson of Madison, a host of nieces, nephews ad cousins; and special friends, Jeanette Ross, Addie Lee Johnson, Annie Mae Chatman and Carolyn Smith.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church with the Rev. Aaron Carter, and Rev. Cedric L. Cotton officiating. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery.
Flower attendants were church members and friends; Casket attendants were Eric Thomas, Michael Crutchfield, Wayne Bishop, Joe Branch, Trellis Worrell and James Wilson.
Jones and Turner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
E. Suzanne Slaughter Ross
E. Suzanne Slaughter Ross, 45, of Athens died Wednesday, June 4, 2008. She was born in Madison February 19, 1963 to H. Frank and Estelle B. Slaughter. After graduating from Trinity Baptist Christian School she worked for Holiday Inn (Madison) for 10 years while going to the University of Georgia and Truett-McConnell at night. She finished by graduating from the University of Georgia Pharmacy School. She worked at Eckerd’s Drug Stores in Athens and Monroe. She married Dr. John A. Ross May 28, 2000 in Rome, Italy.
She is survived by her husband, John A. Ross; her mother, Estelle B. Slaughter; her six brothers and their wives Frankie (Elaine) Slaughter; Dan (Kittye) Slaughter, Preston (Mary Ann) Slaughter; Jerry (Cathy) Slaughter; Sam (Gail) Slaughter; David (Paula) Slaughter; and step-daughter, Frances Ross and step-grandson, Camden Clay Ross; a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on June 14 at Trinity Baptist Church, 4201 Eatonton Highway, Madison with the Rev. Farrett Boswell officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Gidean’s, charity or church of your choice or the American Cancer Society.
Helen “Mitzie” Eagle Boozer
Helen “Mitzie” Eagle Boozer, 69, of Rutledge died Thursday, June 5, 2008. She was born November 21, 1938 in China Grove, North Carolina to Charles Edward Eagle Jr. and Laura Seabolt Eagle. She moved from North Carolina to Morgan County during her teenage years and graduated from Morgan County High School.
Ms. Boozer was an active member of the Church of the Open Door. She loved to dance and belonged to Shag Atlanta. She had owned and operated the Garden Café in Madison before she retired.
She is survived by her children, Brett Boozer and Sherri Little and two grandchildren, Ashley Martin and Cameron Little; two nephews, Mark and Angie Eagle and Mike and Tammy Eagle. A brother, Edward Eagle, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 at the Church of the Open Door with the Rev. John Milliam officiating. Interment wiil be at the Buckhead Cemetery.
A. E. Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangement.
Kevin Matthew Pope
Kevin Matthew Pope, 21, of Madison died Friday, June 6, 2008. He was born December 16, 1986 in Morgan County to Kenneth and Audrey Guinn Pope. He was a member of Calvary Community Church in Conyers. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed working with electronics and playing video games. At the time of his death he was working towards his goal of joining the Air Force.
He is survived by his parents, Kenneth and Audrey Pope and a sister, Mary Pope, all of Madison; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A graveside service was held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 8 at Almond Cemetery in Apalachee with the Rev. Tim Walden officiating.
A. E. Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Betty Jean (Jordan) Tolbert
God called Betty Jean (Jordan) Tolbert home Friday, June 6, 2008. Her service will be held Saturday, June 14, at 11 a.m. at Jackson Grove Baptist Church. The church is located at 1680 Lower Apalachee Road where the Rev. Dr. Willie Enus is pastor.
Funeral service for Dianne White, 48, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2008 at Calvary Baptist Church with Minister Stephanie Smith, Bishop D. C. Feaster and the Rev. Hoke Smith officiating. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery.
Flower girls and pall bearers were her nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was born August 25, 1959 in Morgan County to the late Millar White Sr. and the late Minnie Pearl White.
She joined Calvary Baptist Church at a very young age. She received her education in the Morgan County School System and after her graduation she joined the United States Army.
Ms. White is survived by two children, Willie Roger LaGuin Jr. of Madison and Jamaryok Robinson of Hartwell; two grandchildren, Javier LaGuin and Zaniya Worrell of Madison; three sisters, Velma Lewis, Christine White and Belinda White, all of Madison; two brothers, Timmy White of Madison and Willie Height of Atlanta; a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and a special friend Cleveland Robinson of Hartwell. She was preceded in death by her mother, Minnie Pearl White, her father, Millard White Sr., two sisters, Brenda and Debbie Jean White and three brothers, Millard White Jr., Grady White ad Robert White.
Mapp-Gilmore Pyramid Funeral Services, LLC was in charge of arrangements.