Tuesday, June 1, 2004, Obituaries

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 3, 2004

Mary Magdalene Jackson Stewart

Services for Mary Magdalene Jackson Stewart. 83, of Troy who died Friday, May 28, 2004 at Troy Regional Medical Center was Sunday, May 30, 2004 at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Reynolds officiating.

Burial was in Lakeview Cemetery in Brundidge under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home of Troy.

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Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

There was a one hour lie-in-state prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by her daughter, Joann Craft.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Frank Stewart of Troy; daughters and their husbands, Diane and Wyatt Austin and Donna and Keith McLaney both of Troy; son and his wife, James and Helen Stewart of Banks; six grandchildren, Lisa Craft Slinker, Bethany Stewart, Michael Craft, Richard Austin, Casey McLaney and Paul McLaney; great-grandchildren, Brittney Craft, Blake Craft and Trystan Craft; son-in-law, Wayne and Judy Craft and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Harden, Luke Slinker, Michael Craft, Richard Austin, Casey McLaney and Paul McLaney.

Honorary pallbearers were Deacons of Antioch Baptist Church.

Pauline Hinton

Services for Pauline Hinton, 82, of Troy who died Friday, May 28, 2004 at Jackson Hospital were Monday, May 31, 2004 at 4 p.m. at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with Rev. Wayne Locklar officiating.

Burial was in Little Oak Methodist Church Cemetery in the Little Oak Community under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home of Troy.

Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Hinton and a daughter Debbie Hinton.

Survivors include four sons and their wives, Earl and Martha Childs of Montgomery, Wade and Linda Hinton of Goshen, Kriss and Linda Hinton of Troy and Hilton and Pat Hinton of Montgomery; nine grandchildren, Kristy Hinton, Amy Childs Connell, Shae Hinton Bozeman, Michelle Hinton, Brad Childs, Brian Childs, Marcus Hinton, Neal Hinton and Tracy Hinton; twelve great-grandchildren and a brother George McVay, Jr. of Troy.

Pallbearers were David Boyd, Ronnie Bozeman, Brad Childs, Brian Childs, Marcus Hinton, Neal Hinton and Tracy Hinton.

James Wiley Richardson

James Wiley "Jim" Richardson of Blakely, Georgia died May 31. 2004 at

Early Memorial Hospital. He was born to Eddie Windham and Alice Barr Richardson in Pike County, Alabama on August 9, 1919. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mildred Irene Richardson; two children, a son James Edward Richardson and his wife Vaughan Houston Richardson of High Point, N. C. and a daughter, Sarah Ann Clegg and her husband, Clifford Franklin Clegg, Jr. of Alexander City.

Mr. Richardson was a graduate of Pike County High School in Brundidge. After Serving in the United States Navy during World War II, he attended Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn University), finishing in 1949 with a degree in Forestry. Mr. Richardson worked for various forest products companies prior to joining Southern Land, Timber and Pulp Corporation. This company later became Great Northern Nekoosa Corporation. He served as their Woodlands Manager until his retirement in 1948. After his retirement he served two terms as Mayor of Blakely, Georgia.

Mr. Richardson was past president of the Early County Chamber of Commerce and the Blakely Rotary Club, where he was a Paul Harris fellow. He was a director

for the Chattahoochee Industrial Railroad and was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church of Blakely where he attended the W E. Storey Sunday School Class.

Mr. Richardson was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Huron Richardson, and two sisters, Viola Brown and Mildred Chandler. Other survivors include one brother, Brooks Richardson and three sisters, Mable McLendon, Bernice Thomas and Judy Shiver; four grandchildren, Ashley Richardson Langley, Nancy Marie Richardson, Clifford Franklin Clegg, III and Matthew Richardson Clegg and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services in Blakely, Georgia will be at the First Baptist Church at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2004. Visitation will be held at Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2004.

An additional service will be held at Dillard Funeral Home In Troy on June 2, 2004 at 3 p.m. CDT with visitation

from 2 p.m. until funeral time. Interment will follow at the Banks City Cemetery in Banks, Alabama,

Memorials may be made to Mr. Richardson's endowed scholarship in the School of Forestry at Auburn University, 317 S College St., Auburn, Alabama 36849 or to First Baptist Church, South Church Street, Blakely, Georgia 39823.