Georgia lawmakers expect '96 session to be full of politics by yaosaigeng


									2C - News-Press • Monday, January 1,1996 * * *

Rose Aim F. Babiii                                Clara B. DePeugh                            Mrs* L^ee M. Highsmith,                        Anute Lou Tyson
                                                                                                                                                                                           Georgia lawmakers
    Mrs Rose Ann Flournoy Babm, 87,
died Saturday at the Medical Center of
Central Georgia while visiting her daugh-
    She was born in Chatham County and
                                                      BEAUFORT             Clara

                                                  Nursing Center in Beaufort.
                                                  DePeugh. 96, died Sunday at Bay View

                                                      She was born in Kmghtsville, Ind ,
                                                  and lived in Athens be/ore coming to
                                                                                              Savannah storyteller,
                                                                                              dies at age 94
                                                                                                                                                  MIAMI      Mrs Annie Lou Tyson, 96,
                                                                                                                                             died Tuesday at Parkway General Hospi-
                                                                                                                                             tal in Miami.
                                                                                                                                                  She was born in Burke County and
                                                                                                                                             lived m Savannah most of her life until
                                                                                                                                                                                           expect '96 session
was a retired sales associate for Asher's
Dress Shop, working there for many
years. She was a communicant of the
Catholic church
                                                  Beaufort 10 years ago. She was a mem-
                                                  ber of the Athens Garden Dub, the Order
                                                  of the Eastern Star and was a past mem-
                                                  ber of Coral Gables (Fla.) Women's Club.
                                                                                                 Julia Coney "Doodle" Highsmith,
                                                                                              who turned M on Christmas Day, died
                                                                                              Saturday at Azalealand Nursing Home
                                                                                                  She was a life-
                                                                                                                                             moving to Miami eight years ago. She
                                                                                                                                             was educated in the Burke County public
                                                                                                                                             schools and was retired from Meddin
                                                                                                                                             Brothers Meat Packing Company She
                                                                                                                                                                                           to be full of politics
    SURVIVORS two daughters. Elaine               She and her husband were charter mem-       long resident of Sa-                           was a member of St. Mark Baptist
Hamilton of Byron and Ann Lamet of Sa-            bers of Four Corners Methodist Church in    vannah and was the                             Church in Savannah, where she served on       By JOM Kirchner                                 "We're going to be
vannah; five grandchildren, Bubba La                                                                                                                                                       The Associated Press
nier, Juli Marsh and Judi Lanier, all of
                                                  Silver Springs, Md . and she was a mem-
                                                  ber of First United Methodist Church in
                                                                                              oldest and a lifelong                          the Senior Usher Board and in 19J83 re-
                                                                                                                                             ceived the church service award for val-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        doing the best we can to
                                                                                              member of the First                                                                               ATLANTA - Against the back-
Savannah, and Edward E. Hamilton Jr               Athens                                      Presbyterian                                   ued and faithful service to the church.       drop of a US. Senate race, legisla-            convince people they
and Elizabeth Ann Hamilton, both of Ma-               SURVIVORS: a daughter, Theodora         Church. She was a                                   SURVIVORS: a son. Leonard Gould
con ; and several nieces and nephews.
                                                                                                                                                                                           tive races and a new congressional          should trust us to run the
                                                  SchuJtz of Beaufort; two grandchildren;     charter member of                              of Savannah; four daughters, Bernice
    GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 2 p m Tues                 two great-grandchildren; and several        the Junior League of                            Johnson of Miami, Margaret Makins and        map, Georgia lawmakers are racing
day in Bonaventure Cemetery, Green                nieces and nephews.                         Savannah and was a                              Melvina Gould, both of Newark, N.J , and     to the Capitol with an Olympic-sized           government, and the
wich section.                                         FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Tuesday at The         Gray Lady for the                               Faye Price of Savannah; several nieces       serving of political shenanigans.
    VISITATION: 6-9 p.m today at the              Baptist Church of Beaufort, burial 11       American Red Cross during World War             and nephews; and other relatives                  While ill sessions of the Legisla-      Democrats are going to
funeral home                                      a.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial        II. She was active in children's theater            FUNERAL: 11 a m . Tuesday at             ture overflow with political postur-        try to position themselves
    VtGIL SERVICE: 7 p.m. today at the            Park in Athens.                             and was a remarkable storyteller. Sever-        Bynes-Royall Funeral Home chapel, bur-       ing, lawmakers and political observ-
funeral Koine.                                        VISITATION: 7-8 p.m. today at the       al Savannah News-Press features were            ial in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.            ers say the 1996 session may drown           to stay in power. It's the
    REMEMBRANCES; American Dia-                   name of Theodora Schultz, 2719 North St.,   written about her and "Effie the Pig,"              Bynes-Royall Funeral Home.               fn it.
betes Association or the American Leuke-          Beaufort, and from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at    the character she created to amuse her                                                            "It's going to be a dominant fac-     first time we've ever been
mia Association                                   The Baptist Church of Beaufort.             many younger friends.                          Ginger Veriion
    Hubert C Baker Funeral Home                       REMEMBRANCES: The Baptist                   SURVIVORS: a sister, Retta Coney               WAYCROSS          Ginger Vernon 29,       tor every day," said Senate Presi-               in this position."
                                                  Church of Beaufort, P.O. Box 879, Beau-     Jelks; a niece, Retta Jelks Vance; four        died Saturday from injuries sustained in      dent Pro Tern Walter Ray, D-Doi'g-
John D. Brogdon
    John Daniel Brogdon, 83, died Sunday          fort, S.C., 29901.                          nephews, Freeman N. Jelks Jr., R. Lee          an automobile accident.                       las.
at St. Joseph's Hospital.                             Copeland Funeral Home of Beaufort.      Highsmith, Lemuel M. Highsmith and Al-             She was born in Summerville and                "The Legislative sessions have            House Minority Leader
    He was born in Mar low and was a re-                                                      bert G. Highsmith; and numerous great-         lived in Waycross for the past two years.     become increasingly complicated                 Bob Irvin, R-Atianta
tired mechanic for the Southern Railroad           Elizabeth ^. EKert                         nieces and great-nephews.                      She was employed with.Goddard Mobile          and fractious," said House Majority
Company. He was a member of Calvary                   TUCSON, Ariz.           Elizabeth W.        GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 11 a.m.                 Home Esdort Service in Waycross.              Leader Larry Walker. D-Perry. "I
Baptist Temple.                                   Ebert, 60, died Saturday at Northwest       Tuesday in Bonaventure Cemetery.                   SURVIVORS: two sons, Thomas A.            was hoping that would not be the           U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrjeh.
    SURVIVORS- his wife, Gladys Hair              Hospital in Arizona.                            REMEMBRANCES: First Presbyte-              Carver of Nicholls and pavid G. Strick-                                                       White Democrats will be united
                                                                                                                                             land of Alma; two daughters, Ashley L.        case this time, but I'm not encour-
 Brogdon of Savannah; two daughters,                  She was born in Savannah and lived      rian Church, 520 Washington Ave., Sa-                                                                                                   during the session, but they -may
                                                                                              vannah, Ga, 31405,                             Tanner of Florida and Kayla M. Vernon         aged by what I see."
 Linda Hammond and Peggy Jane Lanier,             in Tucson for the past 32 years.                                                                                                               When the session adjourns,           have a hard time winning the sup-
 both of Savannah; two sisters. Julia B.              SURVIVORS: her husband, David               Sipple's Mortuary.                         of Alma; her mother, Laura Jean Tallent
                                                                                                                                             Hollis of Alma; Jier stepfather, Johnny        they'll rush to the campaign trail to     port of black party members/who
 McCormick of West Palm Beach. Fla.,              Ebert of Tucson; four children; two                                                                                                                                                 are still seething over the disman-
 and Dorothy Jeske of Spokane, Wash.;             grandchildren; an uncle, Marion Brady                                                      W. Hollis of Alma; three brothers, Ricky       try to get their messages out before
                                                                                           Elaine M. M alp hug                               Vernon, Charles Vernon and Stacey              the; Summer Olympics in Atlanta           tling of two black congressional
 four grandchildren, James W Driggers,            of Savarrhah; and four cousins, Joe .
                                                                                               ORANGE, Calif. - Mrs. Elaine Mc-                                                                                                       seats at the hands of Democratic-ap-
 Ashley'A. Lanier, Olivia R. Lanier and           Sauers, Mike Brady and Patty Olson, all                                                    Treat, all of Alma: a sister, Kristi Hollis    overshadows them.
 Gabriel A.H. Lanier, all of Savannah;            of Savannah and Bill Brady of States-
                                                                                           Kinnon Malphus, 91, died Thursday in              of Alma; and a stepsister, Pearlie Ann              All 236 lawmakers are up. for re-    pointed federal judges.
 and several nieces.                              boro.                                    California.                                       Hollis of Blackshear.                          election in 1996 and all will scramble         "When we as African Americans
     FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Les-                 FUNERAL MASS; 9 a.m. Wednesday
                                                                                               She was born in Coffee County and                 FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cros-                                                     stand back and take a look at what's
                                                                                           was a homemaker and a retired farmer.             by Funeral Home chapel, burial in Mims
                                                                                                                                                                                            to impress voters back home with
 ter L. Hayman Funeral Home chapel,               at Scared Heart Church.                                                                                                                   lofty speeches, voter-friendly bills      happening, we are very, very dis-
 burial in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.                                                     She was a member of Wayfare Primitive             Cemetery.
                                                      SCRIPTURE SERVICE: 7 p.m. Tues-
                                                                                           Baptist Church in Douglas.                                                                       and numerous news conferences.            turbed." sa4d Rep. Tyrone Brooks,
    VISITATION: 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8            day at Abbey Funeral Chapel in Tucson.                                                         VISITATION: Friends may call at the                                                  D-Atlanta, predicting that, blacks
 p m, today at the funeral home.                      REMEMBRANCES: charity of do-
                                                                                              SURVIVORS: a son, Clyde Malphus                 funeral home after 1 p.m. today.                   Republicans are. particularly
                                                                                           Jr. of Columbus; a daughter, Evelyn                   Crosby funeral Home Chapel of              gleeful because they believe 1996 is      may side with Republicans on some
      Lester L. Hayman Funeral Home.              jior's choice.                           Millane of Orange; a brother, Hubert                                                                                                       issues this session.
 Juanita M. Curtis                                    Abbey Funeral Chapel of Tucson,                                                         Alma.      ^-'                                the year they can take over the
                                                                                           McKinnon of Douglas; two sisters, Nettie                                                         Georgia Legislature, They need                 "We can't just be yellow-dog
      Juanita Miles Curtis, 83, died Satur-                                                Wilson of Waycross and Rosa Lee High-           Thomas K. Woinack                                                                          Democrats and anti-Republican. We
 day at Memorial Medical Center.                      Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors of                                                                                                    eight more seats in trie Senate and 25
                                                  Savannah in charge of local arrange-     smith Anderson of DouglalT; and 10                  LUMBER CITY . - Thomas K. Wo-                in the House to claim a majority. «,      have to be willing to form coalitions
       She was a graduate of Georgia State                                                 grandchildren.                                  mack, 67, died Saturday at Jeff Davis
 College for Women and later earned a             ments.                                                                                                                                         "We're going to be doing the best    whenever possible."
                                                                                                   FUNERAL: 11 a.m. today at Wayfare       Hospital.                                                                                     * The racial divisions and partisan
  master's degree in history from Emory           Bertie R. Hayniaiis                        Primitive Baptist Church, burial in               He was bom in Jasper County and              we can to convince people they
  University. After teaching in the public             AUGUSTA            Mrs. Bertie R. Wayfare Cemetery.                                                                                  should trust us to run the govern-        sniping will make for a rough ses-
                                                                                                                                           lived in Telfair County for the past six                                                   sion, for 71-year-old House Speaker
  schools of Metier, Waynesboro and Moul-         Haymans,68, died Friday at St. Joseph's          Ricketson Funeral Home of Douglas.      years. He was retired from the mainten-          ment and the Democrats are going
  trie, she joined the Georgia Department         Hospital, '                                                                              ance department of the state.of Georgia.          to try to position themselves to stay    Tom Murphy, who begins his 22nd
  of Education, where she served as a                  She was born in Screven County and Inez S. McGregor                                     SURVIVORS: two brothers, Jimmy                in power," said House Minority           year as ruler of the unruly roost.
  counselor in vocational rehabilitation un-      was a longtime resident of Savannah and                                                  Womack of Charlotte, N.C., and Larry                                                       Gone are the days when Murphy, the
  til her retirement. She was a longtime At-                                                       AILEY - Mrs. Inez S. McGregor, 93,                                                        Leader Bob Irvin, R-Atlanta. "It's
                                                  Rincon before moving to Augusta recent- died Sunday at Wheeler County Hospital.          Womack of Milledgeville; and five sis-            the first time we'^e ever been in this    nation's longest serving House
  lanta resident and a member of Druid            ly. She was a member of Garden City                                                      ters, Shirley Terry of Hazlehurst, Caro-
 Hills Baptist Church, the Atlanta Histori-                                                        She was born in Toombs County and                                                         position.''                               speaker, could seal deals in smoky
                                                  United Methodist Church.                   lived most of her life in Ailey. She was a    lyn. Morgan of Dublin, Naomi Ivey of                                                        back rooms.
 cal Society and the English Speaking                  SURVIVORS: a son, Danny Haymans retired teacher and a member of Ailey               Prattsville, Ala,, Peggy Witsell of Dallas,           Gov. Zell Miller, sensing the need
 Union.                   ,                       of Rincon; her mother, Lola T. Roberts of Methodist Church, where she served as                                                            for a drastic resuscitation of his            "He is still going to be the domi-
      SURVIVORS: several nieces and                                                                                                      " Texas, and Barbara Womack of Mil-                                                          Vant player, but in the past it was as
                                                  Augusta; a brother, Elder Audley Rob- church organist for a number of years              ledgeville.                                       Democratic Party, fired the first
 nephews; several great-nieces and great-         erts of Augusta; three grandchildren; She enjoyed researching family history                 GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 3 p.m. to-                 shot in the session's partisan war.       if he was the only player," said Uni-
 nephews; and several great-great-nieces          and four great-grandchildren.                                                            day in Salem Cemetery in Wilkinson                With the lieutenant governor and          versity of Georgia political science
 and great-great-nephews.                                                                    and is credited with getting the McLe-
                                                       FUNERAL: 11 a.m. today at Massey rhore Cabin in Montgomery County on                County.                                           House speaker at his side, Miller an-     professor Charles Bullock. "It will
      FUNERAL: 2^p.m. Tuesday at Ken-             Chapel Funeral home, burial in HHlcrest the National Registry of Historical                  Wainright & Parlor Funeral Home of                                                      appear to be a much messier pro-
 nedy-Morgan Funeral Home, Kennedy                                                                                                                                                           nounced in mid-December that the
                                                  Abbey fiast.                               Places.                                       Hazlehurst.                                        Democratic leadership has agreed         cess, with debates in public rather
 Chapel.                                               Massey Chapel Funeral Home of Gar-
      VISITATION: 6-8 j).m. today at the                                                           SURVIVING: a niece, Laura Link of                                                         to pass a lax cut in the first week of    than deals behind Hosed doors." -
                                                  den City.                                  Atlanta.                     ^                                                                                                                The Legislature's more partisan,
 funeral home.                                                                                                                                                                               the session.
      Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Home,                                                                 FUNERAL: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Mount                                                                                                    cantankerous nature is prompting
                                                  ElzieMcNear                                                                                                                                    "I would not like to be the gover-
 Kennedy Chapel of Metter.                                                                    Vernon Methodist Church, burial in Mc-
                                                        TWIN CITY - Elzie McNear, 84 Jied Gregor Cemetery near Long Pond.
                                                  Friday at Emanuel County Hospital in
                                                                                                                                              Carolina judge                                 nor where one or both houses went
                                                                                                                                                                                             Republican," Miller said in an inter-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       many to give up politics. Towery is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       one of several lawmakers expected
                                                                                                   VISITATION: 7-9 p.m. today at the

                                                        He was born in Emanuel County and funeral home. Stewart Funeral Hdme of
                                                  was 9 retired farmer He was a member Vidalia.
                                                                                                   Ronnie L                                   to delay lawyer                                 view.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Even Republicans admit the gov-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to announce they won't seek reflec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            "I think more and more;people
                                                                                                                                                                                              ernor's timing was impeccable.
  BUCKINS — Mr. George B: Funeral
   services for Mr. George B. Buckins
                                                  of Mount Zion AME Church in Garfield.
                                                        SURVIVORS: three sons, Tommy De-
                                                  kle of Swainsboro, Willie Dekle of Sum* Thurston D, Paulk Jr.
                                                                                                                                              discipline system                                   "It's tantamount to us being in a
                                                                                                                                                                                              football game, and the opposing team
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       are wondering why they come to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Capitol and'beat up on each other
   will be held 1p.m. Tuesday, January            mertown and Sonny Dekle of Twin City;             DOUGLAS - Thurston D. Paulk Jr r ,                                                        has just thrown a touchdown pass in      year after year," Towery said. "The
   2, 1996, Rev. Eugene Brown, officiat-          and two sisters, Dasie Davis of Ml lien     65, died Friday at Coffee Regional Medi-        The Associated Press                            the first 10 seconds," said Rep. Matt     approach to politics is kill or be
   ing. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery.            and Mrs. Vinnie Clark of Twin City;         cal Center in Douglas from a heart at-                                                          Towery, R-Atlanta, a confidant of         killed. I'm just sick of it."
   Surviving are Mrs. Alfreda Mars                      FUNERAL: 1 p.m today at Reno          tack.                                               COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Caroli-
   Buckins, Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Buckins,            Tapley Mortuary chapel, burial in Cole-           He was born in Coffee County and had      na Chief Justice Ernest Finney has
   Sr., Mr. James Pennington, Jr., Mrs.
   Mattie Thomas, Mrs. Delores Strong,
   Mr. Arthur Buckins, Mr. & Mrs. Eddie
                                                  man Chapel Church Cemetery in Swains-
                                                  boro.      -
                                                       Reno Tapley Mortuary of Swainsboro.
                                                                                              been a Coffee County Commissioner for
                                                                                              20 years. He was a livestock buyer and
                                                                                              transporter and a member of College
                                                                                                                                              delayed plans to reveal the Supreme
                                                                                                                                              Court's new system for disciplining
                                                                                                                                              bad lawyers.           ;
                                                                                                                                                                                            Officials: Labor laws not
   Buckins, Mr. James Buckins, Mr. &                                                          Avenue Baptist Church in Douglas.
   Mra. William Buckins, Mr. Robert B.
   Buckins, Mr. Amos Buckins, Jr., 5
                                                   Theriiion Wigley                                 SURVIVORS: his wife, Betty Gibbs
                                                        BAXLEY - Thermon "Son" Wigley, Paulk of Douglas; two sons, Dennis
                                                                                                                                                  Finney had said he toped to an-
                                                                                                                                              nounce the plan this month. But he
                                                                                                                                              said this week tha^the plan would be
                                                                                                                                                                                            stopping teen work deaths
   grandchildren, several nieces, neph-            83, died Saturday at Appling Convales- Paulk of Ambrose and Mike Paulk of                  delayed because Gov David Beasley
   ews, cousins, and other relatives. Re-          cent Center.                               Douglas; a daughter, Susan Coffee of                                                          The Associated Press                       to be assembling firecrackers in a
   posing and services in the Chapel of                 He was born in Jeff Davis County and Douglas; three brothers, Raymon Paulk            did not include money Finney want-                                                       safer area but instead was loading
   Williams & Williams Funeral Home.                                                          of Ashburn. and David Paulk and Law-            ed for the new plan in his budget.CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Most teen-                           them into a-flatbed truck The explo-
                                                   was.a retired night watchman-                                                                                           agers killed knd many injured on the
  BROWN — Funeral services for Mr.                      SURVIVORS: a son and daughter-in- rence Paulk, both of Ambrose; and seven                 Now Finney will, delay an an-                                                        sion at Southern International Fire-
   Allen T. Brown will be held Tuesday,            law, James and Nina Wigley of Baxley; a grandchildren.                                                                  job in North and South Carolina
                                                                                                                                              nouncement until he gets a chance to                                                     works in Rock Hill, S.C , killed him
   January 2,1996, at 2pm, from St. An-            sister, Ann Middieton of Miami; a grand-        FUNERAL: 3 p.m. today at New                                            have been hurt while working on
                                                                                                                                              talk about it with state legislators,                                                    and a 21-year-old college student in
   thony Catholic Church. Fr. Hagans               son, Jimmy Wigley; a granddaughter, Hope Baptist Church, burial in New Hope                                             machinery or tasks forbidden under
                                                                                                                                              who come back to Columbia next                                                           June 1993.
   officiating. Intermont, Catholic Ceme-          Katie Wigley; two great-granddaughters, Cemetery in Ambrose,                                                            child labor laws, according to stud-
                                                                                                                                              week for the 1996 General Assembly                                                             "He was supposed to be a mile
   tery. Survivors are: Miss Sierra How-           Jessica and Hailei Wigley; and several           Ricketson Funeral Home Douglas.                                        ies and officials.
                                                                                                                                              session.                                                                                 away," said Hoffman's father,
   ard, Mrs. Felicia Brown, Mr. Marian             nieces and nephews.                                                                                                           Enforcement of those state and
   Denmark, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Brown,                   FUNERAL: 3 p.m. today at Mount         Mary R. Smith                                      "I could do it today, but I don't                                                    James Hoffman "He wasn't sup-
                                                                                                                                                                           federal statutes is spotty because in-                       posed to be working down there."
   Sr., Mrs. Elizabeth Joseph, Mr. Leon-           Zion Baptist Church near Haz4ehnrst,             GLENNVILLE - Mary Rogers                  like to dangle carrots in front of peo-
                                                                                                                                                                           vestigators are few and penalties
   ard JosjgflK Mrs. Anna S. Brown, Ms.            burial in church cemeteryr"                 Smith, 77,;died Sunday in Glennville.          ple," Finney said.                                                                             Three state and federal labor di-
   Tywanda Roberts, Ms. Selena Mitch-                   Swain Funeral Home of Baxley. ,             She was born in Tattnall County and                                    are inconsistent, The Charlotte Ob-                          visions investigated Jamie's death,
   ell, Ms. Melissa Brown, Ms. Aleshia                                                                                                             Finney said he was pleased that
                                                                                                                                                                           server reported Sunday.
                                                                                               lived in (JlennviHe most of her Kfe She         Beasley recommended new mon^y                                                            with results .ranging from a $10,000
   Brown, Ms. Aleana Brown, Ms. Eonia                                                          was a farmer elementary school teacher                                            More than 105,000 people under 18                      federal fine to a state warning.! Tfce
   Griffin, Mr. Allen Brown, Jr., Ms.                                                                                                          for other court programs, including
                                                                                                                                                                            work in North Carolina, up 30 per-
   Monica M. Denmark, a host of aunts,
   uncles, cousins, other relatives and
   friends. Rosary services, Monday,
                                                   FUNERALS                                    and owner of the Glen-Dee Shoppe in
                                                                                               Glennville. She was a homemaker and a
                                                                                               member of Glennville United Methodist
                                                                                                                                               permanent funding for nine new
                                                                                                                                                                           cent -since 1991. South Carolina offi-
                                                                                                                                                                            cials say they also have seen a rise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        plant now is closed.              ; :
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             "He should not have been worfr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ing in the portion of the coi
                                                  WILLIAMS — Funeral services for Mr.          Church.                                                                      in teen-age workers.
                                                                                                                                                   "It may have been that I did not
   6-7pm, at the Chapel. Sidney A.                                                                  SURVIVORS: her husband, Hugh D.                                                                                                     where fireworks were stored";
   Jones Funeral Home.                              Holsey Williams will be held Tues-                                                                                           "There's been a lack of recogni-
                                                                                                                                               make the presentation sufficiently,"                                                     handled," said Jerry Stuckey with
                                                    day, 11am, from St. Benedict The           Smith of Giennville, two daughters, Alice                                    tion about how much kids are work-
                                                                                               McGovern and Patricia Kennedy, both of          he said. "But I am hopeful we are                                                        the U.S. Department of djabor's
                                                    Mppr Catholic Church. Fr. Jim Mayo                                                                                      ing/' said Carol Runyan, a re-
                                                                                                                                               going to get the funds. I believe the
            MEMORIALS                               celebrant. Remains will rest at the        Glennville; a brother, Eddie Rogers of
                                                                                                                                                                            searcher at. the University of North
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wage and Hour Division in Colum-
                                                    mortuary for viewing. Christran wake       Glennville; a sister, Ethel Rogers of           Legislature is going to be respon-                                                       bia, S.C.
                                                                                               Glennville; a grandson, Chad Kennedy of         sive .•"                     Carolina at Chapel Hill, who ana-                                John Richard Proctor, 17, of Cor-
                                                    will be Monday, 6-7prn, at the Mortu-
                                                    ary. Interment with full military hon-      Glennville; a granddaughter. Lisa Oliver                                    lyzed the work-related deaths of 71                         nelius, was electrocuted in August
                                                                                               t)f Reidsville; and a niece and two neph-           The governor supported Finney's
                                                                                                                                                                            North Carolina teen-agers in the
                                                    ors, will be Woodsville Cemetery,                                                          top two goals, judicial travel money                                                     1990 while working for Fred Lang-
                                                    under the direction of' Sexton-Hall        ews.                                                                         1980s. Males died most frequently in                        ford, a Charlotte electrical contrac-
                                                    Mortuary, 118 E. 3Sth St.                        FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Tuesday at                and the new judges, said Robyn
                                                                                                                                                                            accidents involving tractors and
                                                                                                Rimes-Stewart Mortuary Chapel, burial          Zimmerman, a Beasley spokeswom-                                                          tor. Langford was fined $840 for
                                                  MURCHISON — Funeral services for                                                                                           fork lifts. Females died most often
                                                                                                in Glennville City Cemetery/                   an. She said Beasley's top priorities
                                                                                                                                                                             in job-related homicides.                                  safety violations.
                                                    Mrs. Audrey M. Murchison will be                                                                                                                                                          Langford said his supervisor did
                                                    held Tuesday 2:00p.m. from Browns-               VISITATION: 7-9 p.m. today at the         were education money and addition-Runyan said; as many as 85 per-
                                                    ville Baptist Church, Rev. William          funeral home.                                  al property tax cuts.      * cent of teen-agers in the two states                         not properly check John's age when
                                                    franklin Stokes, III, officiating. Re-
                                                                                                     Rimes-Stewart Mortuary Chapel of                                                                                                    the youth was hired. He said -tfc$ ac-
                                                                                                Glennville.                                                                  will hold a part-time job before they
                                                                                                                                                   Fintiey wants to spend an extra                                                       cident happened because the yojith
                                                    mains will rest at the mortuary for                                                                                      graduate from high school.
                                                    viewing and at the Church Tuesday                                 *                         $200,000 to pay for new lawyers and                                                      was. not careful enough, and ad^ed
                                                                                                                                                                                  "People think of child labor as
                                                                                                                                                aides to help investigate and punish
                                                    10:00a.m. until the hour of funeral.        F.E. Strickland                                                              young children in coal mines at the                         teen-agers "haphazardly do things."
                                                    Visitation is Monday 7-8p.m. at the              F.E. "Eddy" Strickland, 68, died Sat-      lawyers and judges who break the                                                         The boy's parents could ndt be
                                                    mortuary. Interment is in Steven                                                            law or behave unethically.   turn of the century. That's not hap-
                                                                                                urday at home.                                                               pening now, so people think every-                          reached for comment.               »|
                                                    Grove Cemetery, Pembroke, GA un-                 He was a lifelong resident of Savan-
                                                    der the direction of Sexton-Hall Mor-                                                          That money would more thanthing's OK," Runyan said. "But ev-                               Records show* that 520 workifS in
             IN LOVING MEMORY                 1                                                 nah and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran         double the current $140,000 annual
             OF OUR LOVED ONE                       tuary 118 East 35th Street.                 of World War II. He was the recipient of                                     erything's not OK."                                          North Carolina and 194 work^ in
                                                  GRIFFIN — Funeral services for Mr.            the Purple Heart $nd was a member of            discipline budget. Finney said theThe National Institute for Occu-                       South Carolina ages 14-17 received
       Mrs. Mary M. Sawyer                                                                                                                      extra spending is needed to improve
          Who entered thto Eternal Rest
                                                     Donald Chance Griffin win be held          the American Legion.                                                         pational Safety and Health reported                          workers' compensation bertjefcts
                                                    Tuesday, January 2, 1996, at 11am,              -SURVIVORS: his wife, Judy Strick-          and speed up the system for punish-
                                                                                                                                                                              13 deaths since 1990 of workers ages                        since 1990 for injuries s^rijws
      Five years ago Tuesday- JaTi.'l, 1991
                                                     from Sidney A. Jones Chapel. Apos-          land of Savannah; a daughter,' Lola            ing bad lawyers.              14-17 in North Carolina and South                          enough to require medical treatlnerH
    Your tender love watched over us like a          tle Ledbetter officiating, interment,       Strickland of Birmingham, Ala.; a broth-
    guardian angel.                                                                                                                                                          Carolina.
                                                                                                                                                    "If we're going to move it into the                                                   and lost work time.             /* ,
                                                     Beaufort National Cemetery, Beau-           er, Jimmy Strickland of Savannah; and
    You have gone from us, but the Lord that
                                                     fort, SC). Survivors are Mrs. Amy                                                                                            Labor departments in one of the
                                                                                                                                                21st century, we're going to have to                                                          Runyan said such youth injuries
    unites our soul can never be severed.                                                        several nieces and nephews.                                                  two states investigated five of those                       are imderreported to workers'" com-
    Your life is a beautiful memory, your si-        Miree, Mr. and Mrs. George. Platt,              FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fox            revamp the whole thing," he said.
    lence is a Silent grief,                         Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Butler, four           and Weeks, Hodgson chapel, burial in                                         deaths. Authorities found safety vio-
                                                                                                                                                "And you just don't do that without                                                       pensation agencies because n^any
    You sleep in God's beautiful garden                                                                                                                                       lations and issued penalties. Two                           employers are violating child labor
    amid sunshine and perfect peace.
                                                     gratidchildren, four great-grandchil-       Bonaventure Cemetery, Greenwich sec-           requiring some funding."
                                                     dren, a host of nieces, nephews, oth-       tion.                                                                        teen-agers were electrocuted, two                           laws.                            ;'
       Sadly missed by husband, George              er relatives and friends. Reposing at          VISITATION: 6-9 p.m. today at the      Finney's plan is expected to were killed on farms and one was                                       Officers of the federal Wage and
    Sawyer, children, mother, grandchildren,        the chapel. Visitation at the Chapel,                                              make th« system for disciplining killed in an explosion at a fireworks
    other relatives and friends.                                                                funeral home.                                                                                                                             Hour Division state labor depart-
                                                    Monday, January 1, 1996, from                  Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors,    bad lawyers more open. Current factory.                                                            ments are staffed thinly and agents
                                                    7-8pm. Sidney A. Jones Funeral              Hodgson chapel.                      • rules impose a near-total secrecy.                                                                 are swamped by complaints frorn
                                                                                                                                                                                  Jamie Hoffman, 17,was supposed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          adult workers, officials said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In 1993, Stuckey's offices as-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sessed $96,055 in penalties, while in
                                    To Honor and to Demember                                                                                                                                                                               1994, it assessed $712,034 - most ofit
                               There is much you should know in selecting a                                                                                                                                                               coming from a settlement against
                               Monument. It should be selected with thought.                           7415 HODGSON MEMORIAL DRIVE • SAVANNAH, CA. • 912-927-1999                                                                         Food Lion, based in Salisbury. The
                               You can rely upon our counsel and advite.                                        FULLY HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE • AMPLE PARKING                                                                              government alleged the grocery
         O G L E T H O R P E MARBLE & GRANITE CO.                                                                • LARGE VISITATION ROOMS    • 360-SEAT CHAPEL                                                                            store chain allowed minors to oper-
                                                                                                                       • ADVANCE PLANNING PROGRAMS
      Plant & Display • E. Broad at Waldburg St., Savannah GA .» 232.-S571                                                                                                                                                                ate prohibited equipment.

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