Mr. Brew­ster

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Charles Ray Brew­ster, age 91, of Macon died on Fri­day, Sept. 7, 2018.

Ser­vices will be held on Tues­day, Sept. 11, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Ge­or­gia Vet­er­ans Me­mo­rial Ceme­tery in Milledgeville.

Ray was born April 13, 1927, at Esom Hill, GA and grew up in Cedar­town, the son of the late Fred Hu­bert and Clarice Ray Brew­ster.

He was an Ea­gle Scout and served in the U.S. Navy from 1945- 1946 and in Jan­uary of 1952, he was or­dained min­is­ter at First Bap­tist Church in Cedar­town.

On July 12, 1952, he was mar­ried to Ruth Miller of Wal­lace, N.C.

He earned de­grees from Mercer Univer­sity, Yale Univer­sity, Union The­o­log­i­cal Sem­i­nary, and in 1967-1968 stud­ied at Tub­in­gen Univer­sity in Ger­many.

Mr. Brew­ster’s top pro­fes­sors in­cluded Paul Til­lich, Richard, and Rein­hold Niebuhr, Robert Cal­houn.

In 1949 and 1952-1959, he di­rected re­li­gious ac­tiv­i­ties at Mercer, and was a fac­ulty mem­ber from 1952 to 1995.

While there, he re­ceived honors in­clud­ing: Pres­i­dent of the Stu­dent Body, Al­ger­non Syd­ney Sul­li­van Award, and Dan­forth Grant. He was also a cham­pion Pole Vaulter while he was a stu­dent.

He trav­eled 19 times over­seas, in­clud­ing Canada, Mex­ico, Europe, and Hong Kong.

Mr. Brew­ster is sur­vived in Macon by his wife Ruth Miller Brew­ster; in Athens, by two sons, Ben (Donna) and Bob (Sarah), four grand­chil­dren, Matt, Clay, Zoe, and Sam. Pre­de­ceased were three chil­dren: Stu­art, Becky, and Charles.

Ex­press on­line con­do­lences at www. williams­fu­neral.net.

Wil­liams Funeral Home and Cre­ma­tory of Milledgeville were in charge of the ar­range­ments for Mr. Charles Ray Brew­ster.

Mrs. Smith

Mrs. Jeanette Rut­ledge Smith, age 84 of Cedar­town passed away Thurs­day, Sept. 6, 2018.

Mrs. Smith was born June 2, 1934 in Cedar­town, daugh­ter of the late John Ful­ton Rut­ledge and the late Pearl Lee Pitts Tan­ner.

She was the salu­ta­to­rian of the Cedar­town High School Class of 1952 and was a mem­ber of the Euharlee Prim­i­tive Bap­tist Church. Dur­ing her career she had many var­i­ous jobs out­side the home, but al­ways pre­ferred the ti­tle of home­maker.

She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Eu­gene “Gene” Smith on Jan. 10, 2001.

Sur­vivors in­cluded a daugh­ter and son-in-law, An­drea and Bruce Helmes of Cedar­town; two sons and daugh­ters-in-law, Marty and San­dra Smith of Wood­stock and Greg and Tai Smith of Huntsville, Ala.; two sis­ters and a brother-in-law, Norma Jean Ter­rell and Sue and Tommy Pil­grim all of Cedar­town; brother and sis­ter-in­law, Louis and Ann Rut­ledge of Cedar­town; her “per­fect ten” grand­chil­dren, Melody, Mag­gie, Caleb, Ella, Eli­jah, Bruce, Scott, Kyle, Michael and Rachel; and eight great-grand­chil­dren.

Funeral grave­side and in­ter­ment ser­vices for Mrs. Smith were held on Satur­day morn­ing, Sept. 8, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the fam­ily lot of the Hills Creek Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery with Brother Marty Smith of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Please visit www.free­man­har­ris­fu­ner­als.com to ex­tend per­sonal con­do­lences to the fam­ily by sign­ing the on­line guest­book.

Free­man Har­ris Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral ser­vice for Mrs. Jeanette Rut­ledge Smith.

Mrs. Guthrie

Mrs. Ju­dith Elaine Field Guthrie, age 79, of Cedar­town, passed away on Tues­day, Sept. 4, 2018.

She was born on Nov. 21, 1938 in El­monte, Calif., the daugh­ter of the late Harold and Dorothy Cox Field.

Mrs. Guthrie is sur­vived by her sons, Stephen Stra­han (Kathy), Don­ald White­man, Carl White­man, Richard White­man, Harold Guthrie and John Guthrie (Tim); brother, Richard Field (Judy); grand­chil­dren, Stephanie Davis (Jerry), Christo­pher Stra­han (Paige), Ash­ley White­man and Paul White­man (Becky); and great-grand­chil­dren, Kolby Davis, Kaleb Davis, Ryan Stra­han and Tyler Stra­han.

Mrs. Guthrie is pre­ceded in death by her par­ents and sis­ter, Shirley Field.

A grave­side ser­vice for Mrs. Ju­dith Elaine Field Guthrie was held on Sun­day, Sept. 9, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Bost­wick City Ceme­tery with Rev. Leon Allen of­fi­ci­at­ing as well as fam­ily and close friends.

Mes­sages of con­do­lence can be made to the fam­ily by sign­ing the on­line guest­book at gam­magefh.com.

The Olin L. Gam­mage and Sons Funeral Home han­dled the ar­range­ments for Mrs. Ju­dith Elaine Field Guthrie.

Mrs. Huf­stetler

Mrs. Hazel Inez McCur­ley Huf­stetler, age 84, of Cartersville, passed away Mon­day, Sept. 3, 2018 in a Cartersville nurs­ing cen­ter.

She was born in Chero­kee County on July 28, 1934 a daugh­ter of the late Roland D. McCur­ley and Sarah Leone An­der­son McCur­ley.

Mrs. Huf­stetler had lived the greater part of her life in Cartersville where she was a mem­ber of the Zion Hill Bap­tist Church.

She re­tired from Spring City Mill with nearly 30 years of ser­vice. Mrs. Huf­stetler en­joyed quilt­ing, gar­den­ing and work­ing in her flower gar­den.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents she was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, John Wil­lie Huf­stetler on June 19, 1998; by three broth­ers: Hol­lis, L.D. and Jack McCur­ley and by a grand­daugh­ter, Lashe Burch Shep­ard.

Sur­vivors in­clude two daugh­ters: San­dra Burch (Gary Bar­nette), Cartersville and Char­lene Lewis (Bobby), Tay­lorsville; son, Jerry Huf­stetler (Kel­lie), Adairsville; two sis­ters: Dol­lie Curtis, Ma­ri­etta and Thelma Gable, Ac­worth; 10 grand­chil­dren, 17 great grand­chil­dren and nu­mer­ous nieces and nephews.

Funeral ser­vices were held Thurs­day, Sept. 6, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Floyd Huf­stetler of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed in Sun­set Mem­ory Gar­dens, Cartersville.

Grand­sons serv­ing as pall­bear­ers were: Jeremy, Todd and Tan­ner Hov­ers, Tony Amos, Justin Huf­stetler, Joey Lewis and John Burch.

The Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home was in charge of ar­range­ments for the funeral of Mrs. Hazel Inez McCur­ley Huf­stetler.

Mr. Dun­can

Mr. Claudie Dun­can, age 67, of Lin­dale, passed away at his res­i­dence on Mon­day, Septem­ber 3, 2018.

He was born on April 9, 1951 in Har­al­son County, a son of James Thomas Dun­can and Lot­tie Red­den Dun­can.

Mr. Dun­can had lived most of his life in the Polk and Floyd County area and was a self em­ployed dry­wall con­trac­tor.

He loved fish­ing, spend­ing time with his grand­chil­dren and tend­ing to his chick­ens.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents he was pre­ceded in death by a sis­ter, Ludie Busby and by four broth­ers: R.C., Marvin, Johnny and Ray­mond Dun­can.

Sur­vivors in­clude a son, Chris Dun­can (Jean­nie), Lin­dale; a daugh­ter, Sundee Proc­tor (Levi), Aragon; four sis­ters: Sudie Cum­baa, Cedar­town, Ruby Red­den, Rock­mart, Janie Dun­can, Sil­ver Creek and Nancy Babb, Cave Spring; four broth­ers: J.W. Dun­can, Cedar­town, Jimmy Dun­can, Rome, Randy Dun­can, Sil­ver Creek and Benny Dun­can, Aragon; nine grand­chil­dren and nu­mer­ous nieces and nephews.

Funeral ser­vices were held Fri­day, Sept. 7, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Law­son, Rev. Michael Ed­wards and Rev. Jack Sex­ton of­fi­ci­at­ing.

In­ter­ment fol­lowed in the Live Oak Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery.

Pall­bear­ers in­cluded: Marvin Dun­can, Steven Red­den, Richard Ja­cobs, Lee Dun­can, John Red­den, Danny Busby, J.D. Nale, Lon­nie Nale and Levi Proc­tor.

The Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home was in charge of ar­range­ments for the funeral of Mr. Claudie Dun­can.

Mrs. Mitchell

Mrs. Joan Marie McBride Mitchell, age 75 of Flint­stone, for­merly of Rock­mart, passed away Sun­day, Sept. 2, 2018.

Mrs. Mitchell was born Oct. 7, 1942 in Rock­mart, daugh­ter of the late P. A. McBride and the late Frances Dug­gar McBride.

She was a 1960 grad­u­ate of Rock­mart High School and was of the Bap­tist faith. Mrs. Mitchell was a cus­tomer re­la­tions rep­re­sen­ta­tive for both GE and Whirlpool.

She loved her fam­ily and en­joyed shop­ping and es­tate sales.

She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Thur­man Leon Mitchell on Sept. 9, 2013; a son, Kerry Dean Young; sis­ter, Dorothy “Dot” Bent­ley; and brother, Robert McBride.

Sur­vivors in­cluded a grand­son, Tai­son Alexan­der Young of Le­nior City, Tenn.; brother, De­los McBride of Cedar­town; spe­cial nieces, Gail Bent­ley and Dana Allen both of Rock­mart, Amanda Grif­fin of Sarepta, LA, Jill Weaver of Cedar­town and Jan­ice Sim­mons of Look­out Moun­tain; spe­cial nephews, Zachary Bent­ley of Yorkville, Dal­las Hol­combe of Rock­mart and Evan Hol­combe and Bobby McBride both of Cedar­town; and ex­tended fam­ily.

Funeral ser­vices for Mrs. Mitchell were held on Fri­day, Sept. 7, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Free­man Har­ris Funeral Home with Rev. Regi­nald Camp­bell of­fi­ci­at­ing.

In­ter­ment ser­vices fol­lowed in the fam­ily lot of the Eastview Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery of Cedar­town.

The fol­low­ing gen­tle­men served as pall­bear­ers: Mike Sim­mons, Wayne Weaver, Bobby McBride, John Bent­ley, Dal­las Hol­combe, Glenn Camp­bell and Chad Dodd.

Please visit www.free­man­har­ris­fu­ner­als.com to ex­tend per­sonal con­do­lences to the fam­ily by sign­ing the on­line guest­book.

Free­man Har­ris Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral ser­vice for Mrs. Joan Marie McBride Mitchell.

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