ALEWINEGeo. O. Alewine Dies At Age 64; Bowersville Burial
The Hartwell Sun - January 26, 1923
Rev. Cole Dies - Died at his home, near Reed Creek Community, Tuesday afternoon, January 23, 1923 at 2:00 PM. He was ill one week, about 77 years of age. Baptist Minister, Confedrate soldier. Survived by widow; three sons, Asbury, Floyd W. and Freeman Cole of this county; one daughter, Mrs. John Burns of SC. Funeral on Thursday AM at Vernon Church, Hart County, Georgia. (NOTE: This Rev. Cole is Francis Marion "Frank" Cole, whose wife was Nancy Rebecca Freeman)
DOOLYFrom the Atlanta Constitution 8 February 1883
From the Hartwell Sun of March 1936
Mr. Jesse Mercer Leard passed away at his home near Bowersville Sunday night at 9:30 after suffering with influenza for about two weeks. Mr. Leard was 84 years of age and had been active all his life till the recent illness carried him away. Funeral services for Mr. Leard were held at the Leard home on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Nellie Mann Opdale of Canon. Interment was in the Bowersville Cemetery. The pall bearers were: Lecel A. Leard, Claude Leard, Myron R. Leard, children of Horton Leard and George Leard, grandchildren of Mr. Leard. Mr. leard was born in Hart County near Redwine Church on November 28th, 1851. He spent his early years in Hart County around the old Leard Homestead. In 1876 he was married to Miss Margaret Johnson of Hart County who has been his faithful companion since and still survives, although in feeble health at present. Mr. Leard moved to his present home 54 years ago. Six children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Leard, five of whom survive. They are Lecel Leard of near Bowersville; Mrs. George Perkins of Norman, Oklahoma; C.J. Leard of Hartwell; Dr. P.A. Leard of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Myron R. Leard of Colbert, Georgia. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. The death of a daughter, Miss Lizzie Leard, which occurred at Canon last year, was the first death of this large family. Mr. Leard was the oldest of 8 children. All have passed away except the youngest, Mrs. Ollie Phillips, who lives in Atlanta. Mr. Leard was one of the old type citizens whom we regret to see depart. He lived at home, attended to his own affairs, looked after his business, reared an honorable family, and owed no man. He was regarded as one of our best citizens. His wife was confined to her bed when death came to Mr. Leard. She is also advanced in years. She stood the shock of her husband's death remarkably well and is in as good condition as could be expected.
Atlanta Constitution 27 March 1915
Hartwell, Georgia March 26
Harriet Jones died on pneumonia Thursday night. She will be interred in Sardis Cemetery Saturday morning. Mrs. Jones was 80 years of age. She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Amanda McMullan, at whose home she died. Before her marriage she was Miss Harriet Walters.
From The Toccoa Record March 1974
Mrs. Lillie Crowe Rice, Hartwell, died at her home Monday morning, March 11, following several months illness. She was a native of Banks County, a daughter of the late Randolph and Nancy Bond Crowe. She was the widow of Alvin M. Rice and a member of the Zebulon Baptist Church in Toccoa. Surviving are six sons, Alvin Rice of Belton, S.C., Dewitt Rice of Palataka, Fla., Dorsey Rice and Curtis Rice of Hartwell, Garnett Rice of Thomasville, N.C., Olin Rice of Eastanollee; a daughter, Mrs. Orlena Webb of Hartwell; six sisters, Mrs. Lila Barnes of Greenville, S.C., Mrs. Jessie Fitzpatrick of Ila, Mrs. Vanna Simmons of Greenville, S.C., Mrs. Argie Bennett of Atlanta, Mrs. Nelle Adams and Mrs. Nora Wyatt of Danielsville; two brothers, D.L. Crowe of Dacusville, S.C., R.H. Crowe of Macon; 22 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Hudson River Baptist Church by Revs. Oscar Anderson and Wade H. Lord and Dr. C. Raymond Wilson. Burial was in the church cemetery.
SADLERMildred Lewellyn Adams Sadler, 99, of Hartwell, died Nov. 17, 2006, at Hartwell Health Care Center. She was born Nov. 5, 1907, the daughter of the late Reuben Morgan Adams and Leila Ann Glover Adams. She was a homemaker, and was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church, and the Encourager Sunday School Class. She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Buttram of Edinburg, Va., Sandra Howell of Cordele, Connie Yager of Hartwell and Katie Moorhead of Canton; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe W. Sadler; brothers, Keifer Adams, Dwight Adams and Blant Adams; sisters, Lillie Leard, Annie Bartlett, Willie Davis, Cecil Thrasher, Mary Moorhead and Helen Martin. Funeral services were held Nov. 19, at Cross Roads Baptist Church with the Revs. Ben Coleman, Connie Mack Bowers and Don Howell officiating. Burial followed in the Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Cross Roads Baptist Church, 3636 Lavonia Hwy., Hartwell, GA 30643. Strickland Funeral Home - Hartwell Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
SKELTONFrom the Hartwell Sun 16 Jul 1879
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