Saturday, August 29, 2009

MS. SARAH OLETA WARD, age 96, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday morning in the local nursing home. A native of Dekalb County, Alabama She was born on July 25, 1913 to the late William Henry and Emily Ida Biddle Keith. Ms. Ward was a member of South Summerville Baptist Church and was preceded in death by sisters the late Margie Keith, the late Lovella Crook, and the late Beatrice Williams; brother-the late Oscar Keith; daughter-in-law- the late Jeannette Peek.

Surviving are daughter & son-in-law-Calla Mae & Norman Bryant of Summerville; son-Kenneth Peek of Henegar, AL.; granddaughters-Ann Heckler of Rainsville, Al., Kay Upton of Boaz, Al., & Tracy Tietgens of Lewisburg, TN.; grandsons-Dennis Bryant, Anthony Bryant, and Alan Bryant all of Summerville; great grandsons-Jeremy Bell, Kevin Akin, Landon Bryant, Calen Cooper, Ryan Tietgens, Eric Tietgens, & Brian Heckler; great granddaughters-Michelle Rowell, Kristen Watson, Stephanie Herring, Hunter Bryant, Hensley Bryant, Sarah Tietgens, Virginia Bryant; great great granddaughters-Madison Jones, Ava Herring; great great grandson-Trenton Rowell, Brody Bryant, & Alex Bryant; several Nieces & Nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Bryant and Rev. David Craven officiating, interment in Liberty Cemetery, Henegar, AL.. Active Pallbearers Grandsons and Great Grandsons; Honorary Pallbearers Dr. Bruce Lee, Billy Nalley, and Staff of Oak View Nursing Home, and special friend Carl McKenzie. Visitation will be Sunday 1 until 3 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Ms. Sarah Oleta Ward.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

MR. LEROY BROWN, age 86, of Trion, Georgia passed away Thursday (August 27, 2009) morning in a Ft. Oglethorpe hospital. Born in Walker County, Georgia on July 9, 1923 He was a son of the late Oscar Franklin and Mattie Ann Adams Brown. Mr. Brown was Baptist by Faith and retired from the Weave Shop of Mt. Vernon/Riegel Mills. He was preceded by Parents and fourteen sisters and brothers.

Surviving are sisters-in-law-Cleo Brown and Mattie Grace Brown both of Summerville; first cousins-W.H. Adams, Jr., Clara Mae Dover, and Monnie Stoker; several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday (August 29th) at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Ivis Harris, Rev. Billy Wright, and Rev. Jimmy Weaver officiating, interment in Ridgeway Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Keith Smith, Chris Smith, Eugene Brown, Eddie Phillips, Jeff Brown, Greg Smith, Zack Brown, and Kevin Smith; Honorary Pallbearers-Nieces, Nephews, Gary McConnell, Dr. Gary Smith, W.J. Keith, and James Wesson. The Family will receive friends at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home Friday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.