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Nina Cook

Nina Cook, 62, of Troy died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000 at Edge Regional Medical Center.

Services will be at 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 25, 2000 at Ramah Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Cary Sanders and Elder John Harden. Burial will be at Ramah Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Banks with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.

The body will lie-in-state for 30 minutes prior to the service.

Survivors include daughter, Baria Cook of Troy; two sisters and brother-in-law, Joan and Jack McRae of Greenbrough and Jean Haisten of Troy; one brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Audrea Garrett of Banks; two nephews and two nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Whit and Berea Garrett and a sister, Maunette Scroggins.

Pallbearers will be Richard Baker, Terry Garrett, Chris Green, Bart Harden, Kenneth Harden and Julius Pittman Sr. Honorary pallbearers will be the second floor nursing staff at Edge Regional Medical Center, Dr. John Crosby, Dr. Kurtis Eaton and Dr. W.V. Crawford.

Sgt. George Edward Foster

Sgt. George Edward Foster, 40, of the Helicon Community in Grady died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000 in an automobile accident.

Services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000 at Helicon Missionary Baptist Church of Grady with Rev. A.W. Watkins officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Helicon Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

with George F. Grubbs Funeral Home directing.

He was born March 14, 1960 to Resevelt and Dorothy M. Foster. He is a 1978 graduate

of Highland Home High School. He served and retired from the United States Army. He was a member of Helicon Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Verlene Bell Foster of Fort Bragg, N.C.; two children, Parris and George Foster Jr., of Fort Bragg, N.C.; one stepson, Adrian Bell of Troy; mother, Dorothy M. Foster of Grady; grandfather, Lonnie Lovejoy of Cleveland, Ohio; four sisters: Gertie Bell Wright of Montgomery, Dazzarine Ivy, Polly A. Foster, both of Grady, Joyce (Tommy) Deveridge of Goshen; seven brothers: John (Elma) Jones of Midland, Mich., Luther L. (Carol) Foster of the United States Navy in Jackson, Fla., Tommy Adams of Montgomery, Elijah (Arwilda) Jones of Dothan, Larry D. Foster, Joe Frank (Minnit) Foster, John E. (Bobbie Jean) Foster, all of Grady; mother-in-law, Lucy Mae Bell of Troy; sisters-in-law: Clara (Gary) Tucker of Ozark, Mary (Tyrone) Shipman of Ann Arbor, Mich., Ella Ree Paul of Troy; brothers-in-law: James Bell of Troy, Lucious Bell Jr. of Philadelphia, Pa., Willie L. Siler of White Plains, N.Y.; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A military detail from Fort Rucker will serve as pallbearers.

Nieces and friends of the family will serve as flowerbearers.