for May 6, 2002

Mary Calhoun

NASHVILLE -- Mary Calhoun, 96, of Nashville, died May 5, 2002, in the Memorial Convalescent Center of Adel. Born on Aug. 26, 1905, to the late Thomas Brogdon and Blancett Swilley, she was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church of Ray City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Calhoun, who died in 1980, and two sons, Howard and Rex Calhoun. Survivors include one daughter, Martha Gurganious of Nashville; two sons, Densol Calhoun of Nashville and J. D. Calhoun of Jackson; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2002, in the chapel of Lovein Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence Luke and the Rev. Fred Hesters officiating. Burial will follow in Beaver Dam Cemetery. Visitation is today after 4 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. -- Lovein Funeral Home.

Marion Maston Folsom

QUITMAN -- Marion Maston Folsom, 63, of Quitman, died Friday, May 3, 2002, at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., after a lengthy illness. Born Aug. 4, 1938, he was the son of Remer and Pearlie Hatchett Folsom. He graduated from Morven High School and worked in the grocery industry all of his business life, eventually serving as president and CEO of the Suwannee Swifty Stores, Inc., for 17 years. He also owned and operated the Sand Hill store. He was a member of several civic organizations serving as past president of the Jaycees and Lions Club. He was on the board of the Georgia Association of Convenience Stores for many years, serving as chairman in 1989 and 1990. He was a director of the Citizens National Bank of Quitman and a member of the Brooks County Zoning Board. He was a member of the Quitman United Methodist Church serving in several administrative board capacities throughout the years. He is survived by his wife Geraldine Gay "Gerry" Folsom of Quitman; one daughter, Deidre "DeeDee" (Barry) Carter of Springdale, Ark.; one son, M. Samuel Folsom of Jacksonville, Fla.; two brothers, James (Loraine) Folsom and Grady (Judy) Folsom, all of Valdosta. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2002, at 11 a.m. in the Quitman United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Sardis Cemetery in Colquitt County. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. -- Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home.

Doris Crews Exum

Doris Crews Exum, 77, of Lakeland, died May 5, 2002, at Tift Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Purvis Funeral Home of Adel. -- Purvis Funeral Home, Inc.

F. Daniel "Dan" Garrett

F. Daniel "Dan" Garrett, 65, of Valdosta, died May 5, 2002, at South Georgia Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Carson McLane Funeral Home. -- Carson McLane Funeral Home, Inc.

Lawrence T. Oney

Rev. Lawrence T. Oney, 78, of Nashville and Alliance, Ohio, died Sunday, May 5, 2002, in the Berrien Nursing Home. The remains have been forwarded to the Sharer Funeral Home in Alliance, Ohio, for services and burial. -- Lovein Funeral Home.

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