Thursday, October 7, 2004, Obituaries.
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Ruben Eugene Jarman, Sr.
Services for Ruben Eugene Jarman Sr., 45, of Troy who died October 3, 2004 at his home will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 2004 at Springhill Emanuel Holiness Church in Springhill with Rev. Wilburn Kirkland officiating.
The body will lie in state from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. prior to the service .
Burial will follow in Minors Chapel Cemetery on Highway 87 South under the direction of Skeen Funeral Home of Troy.
Visitation was from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, 2004 at Emanuel Holiness Church.
Mr. Jarman was born June 25, 1959 in Mobile. He was retired from the transportation industry as a truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ruben C. Jarman.
Survivors include his wife Shannon Jarman of Troy; three sons, Ruben Eugene Jarman, Jr., Bradley Jarman and Jimmy Jarman all of Troy; three daughters, Amanda Garcia of Davenport, Florida, Haley Jarman and Elizabeth Jarman both of Troy; one grandson, Justin Garcia of Davenport; brother, John C. Jarman of Troy; sister, Faye Whitaker of
Haines City, Florida; mother and step father, Viola and Jim Minor of Troy; several nieces and nephews and a great niece and a great nephew.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Oakes, Eric Russell, Willie Kilpatrick, Timothy Liles, Jamie Brown and James Strickland.
Honorary pallbearer will be Gregory Cordle.
Memorials are needed to help pay funeral expenses.
Earnest Lee Harvey
Funeral services for Earnest Lee Harvey, 52, of Troy, who died October 1, 2004, will be at 11 a.m. on October 8, 2004, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, with Rev. L.R. Neal officiating.
Burial will follow in New Mount Zion Church Cemetery under the direction of Harrison Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on October 7, 2004.
He was born May 8, 1952, in Pike County. His parents were Albert Clifford Harvey and Rosie Lee Harvey. He worked at Lockheed Martin until he became ill. He attended New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed playing basketball, reading and playing dominoes.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Gloria Harvey of Troy; four children, Valerie Deniese, Angela Denise, Chris Elbony Harvey all of Troy, and Donnell Shipman of Montgomery; five sisters, Annie C. (Willie Author) Woods of Troy, Margaree (Clemmie) Alloway of Sanford, Fla., Rose Mary Harvey of Irvington, N.J., Sarah Margaret (Roland) Gramham of Irvington, N.J., Annette (Joe) Davis of Irvington, N.J.; two brothers, Darnell (Charity) Harvey of Troy, and David Harvey of Irvington, N.J.; two brothers-in-law, Robbie Lee (Annie Jean) McGowan of Detroit and L.A. (Louise) Shipman of Montgomery; four sisters-in-law, Mary McClendon, Charie Bell Shipman, Diane Shipman all of Troy; one aunt, Bessie Lee Jones of Troy; three grandchildren, Antrese Shipman of Troy, Dewayne Sim Jr. of Troy and Miran Mincey of Atlanta; and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Special thanks to Dr. L.C. McMillian, Willie Henderson Wiregrass Hospice, Class of 1971, Macedonia Baptist Church, Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, L.A. Levettie, Lockheed Martin employees, DeAnn Brown and Brown's Country Mart, Antioch Church family, Benevolent Grove, Class of 1975. Reverend Charlie (Gertrude) Sankey, Shipman family and Big Daddy James Boswell and family.
Pallbearers will be Gary Givens, Gary Blair, Freddrick Berry, L.A. Levette, Samuel Lewis and Robert Earl Brundidge.
Honorary pallbearers are the Class of 1971. Floralbearers will be friends of the family and Class of 1971.
William Edwin Hollan
A memorial service for former Troy resident William &uot;Bill&uot; Edwin Hollan, who died October 3, 2004, at his home in Winston-Salem, N.C., was held on Tuesday, October 5 at Centenary United Methodist Church.
He loved his wife, his family, his friends and people in general. He had a generous and positive spirit, never met a stranger and never let pass any opportunity to express his thanks and appreciation. He had high standards and set a wonderful example. He enjoyed entertaining, socializing and family events. He liked to travel and fish and dance and shoot. He excelled at games of skill and was an accomplished magician. He loved the Farmer's Market, fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers.
He was born January 26, 1917 in Troy, the son of William Lafayette and Lottie Madison Hollan. He attended public schools in Troy, Troy Normal School (now Troy University), Auburn University and Jones Law School in Montgomery. Prior to Wold War II he worked in his family's drug store and real estate businesses and served as a Justice of the Peace for Pike County. At the time, he was the youngest person ever to serve in that capacity. He also worked as an aircraft flight instructor, his flying license having been signed by Orville Wright.
He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1942 as a flight instructor. During the war he taught both men and women to fly pursuit type airplanes such as the P-38, P-40, P-41 and P-47, rising to the rank of Major. After the war he was instrumental in the start-up of Slick Airways, an all-cargo airline formed in December of 1945 in San Antonio, Texas. In 1954 he moved to Winston-Salem with Slick Enterprises. In 1957 he went to work in the Winston-Salem office of Harris Upham & Company, stockbrokers, where he became manager. In 1963 he joined Reynolds & Company as a partner. This firm later became Reynolds Securities, Inc., Dean Witter Reynolds and is now Morgan Stanley. He retired as a regional partner in 1982. Following his retirement, Bill remained active in real estate and other investments, most recently working to help invigorate downtown Winston-Salem from his office in the 420 Building.
He was an active member of Centenary United Methodist Church, serving on the Administrative Board and as Superintendent of the Sunday schools. For many years he taught the Susanna Wesley Sunday school class.
He served on the Boards of a number of other business and civic organizations, including the Atlantic Aero, the Babcock School of Management of Wake Forest University, the P.H. Hanes Foundation, Amos Cottage, Goodwill Industries, Horizons Residential Care Center, and Senior Services.
He belonged to a number of clubs and served as President of the Twin City Club during the year of its 100th anniversary.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Allan Kimbrough Clements Hollan, and by his three children, William E. Hollan Jr. and wife, Leslie, John K. Hollan and wife, Sara, and Elizabeth H. Rudolph and husband, Carver, all of Winston-Salem; and by his seven grandchildren, Charlotte H. Holton and husband Andrew, William E. Hollan III and wife Elizabeth, John K. Hollan Jr., William McDowell Hollan, Vernon C. Rudolph III, Allan Elizabeth Rudolph, and Patricia Ann Hollan Rudolph; and by his one great grandchild, William E. Hollan IV. He is also survived by two sisters, Catherine H. (Cat) Fife of La Verne, Calif., and Elizabeth H. (Sis) Young of Troy. He also leaves behind a number of nieces and nephews and a wonderful, loving caregiver, Anita B. Scott.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials may be made to the William and Allan Hollan Charitable Fund at the Winston-Salem Foundation or to another charity of the donor's choice.
Services for Mary McWaters, 62, of Jack who died Tuesday, October 5, 2004 at her home will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2004 at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Brundidge with Revs. Ben Amlong and Bruce Williams officiating.
Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Brundidge under the direction of Dillard Funeral Home of Brundidge.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 2004 at the funeral home.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Odis and Fronie Jacobs.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne McWaters of Jack; daughter, Anita Henderson of Jack, granddaughter, Amber Henderson of Jack; brother, Jack Jacobs of Brundidge and a sister, Grace McWaters of Jack.
Pall bearers will be Curtis McWaters, Jonathan McWaters, Josh McWaters, Wendall McWaters, Wesley McWaters and Wyman McWaters.
Honorary pallbearer will be Jonah McWaters.