2C- Savannah News-Press • Saturday, September 15, 1990 Mrs. Pearl T. Kelley LYONS - Mrs Pearl Thompson Kel- ley. 71, died Thursday at Toombs Inter- mediate Care Nursing Home in Lyons af- ter a long illness Obituaries The Wayne County native lived in Connecticut before moving to Toombs County 12 years ago She was formerly employed at a convalescent home and at- James B. Padgett tended the Baptist Church BRUNSWICK - James Benjamin Surviving are a sister-in-law, Mrs. Padgett, 81, died Thursday at Glynn- Mae R D Thompson of Lyons; a brother- Brunswick Memorial Hospital after a in-law, Victor Guitard of Vidaiia; and long illness. other relatives The South Carolina native lived tn Funeral: 3 p.m today at Cooper Fu- Brunswick since 1930 and was associated neral Home in Lyons, burial in Lyons with the insurance and small loan busi- City Cemetery. ness. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Brunswick and the men's Bible Mrs. Laura G. Reynolds class. He was also a member of Bruns- BRADENTON, Fla. - Mrs. Laura G wick Kiwanis Club, Elks Club Lodge 691, Reynolds died Wednesday at Manatee Brunswick Chapter 66, Royal Arch Ma Memorial Hospital. • sons, Ballard Council 16, Royal and Se- The Soperton native lived in Braden- lect Masters and St. Elmo Commandry ton 37 years and was a member of Full 21 .Knights Templar 21 Gospel Tabernacle Church in Bradenton. He was a member of Ocean Lodge Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ber- 2M.-P&AM. past secretary of The Past nice Watkms of Bradenton; three sisters, Masters of Ocean Lodge and past patron Mrs. Myrtice Martin and Mrs. Maggie of Marshes of Glynn, Order of Eastern Willis, both of Bradenton and Mrs. Evie Star Chapter. He was a member of Alee Logan of Soperton; a granddaughter and Temple in Savannah, Oriental Order of two great-granddaughters. Shrine and Brunswick Shrine Club and a Funeral. 10 a.m. Monday at Sam- 32nd Degree Mason of Scottish Rite Bod- mons Funeral Home in Soperton. burial ies in Savannah. in Westview Cemetery in Soperton. Surviving are his wife. Mrs. Helen Padgett of Brunswick; a son, Ben Pad- Curtis Miller gett of Marietta; a daughter, Mrs. Cyn- ROCKLEDGE — Curtis Miller, 57, thia, Hanna of Norcross; three grandchil- died Thursday at a Dublin hospital after dren, two nieces and a nephew. a long illness. Funeral. 10 a.m. today at First Bap- The Laurens County native was a U.S. tisjt Church of Brunswick, burial in pal- Army veteran of the Korean War and a metto Cemetery with masonic rites retired farmer Dennis F. McCranie Surviving is a brother, C J. Miller of JEFFREY M. McSWEENEY/Staff Dennis F. McCranie, 69, died Friday Rockledge. at St. Joseph's Hospital. The Cook County native was a dea- Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Sammons Funeral Home in Soperton, burial in Thigpen Cemetery in Laurens County. Antique Shop Equipment Arrives con, Sunday school teacher, choir mem- 100 years. Workers hope to have the ma- ber and a trustee at Aldersgate United Workers for the Coastal Heritage Society plex. The machinery, such as the rotary Methodist Church. He was a diesel me- Mrs. Marion D. Smith Friday move turn-of-the-century shop saw, above, was built by the Buffalo Forge chinery operational at the complex within a chanic for 35 years and retired from LUDOWICI - Mrs. Marion D. Smith, Co. about 1894 and has been housed in year. Moving the machinery are, from left, 83, died Thursday in Austin, Texas after equipment recently acquired for display at Tristate Tractor Co. a long illness. the Central of Georgia Roundhouse Com- the city's Laurel Grove nursery for nearly Jim Beck, John Roberson and Rick Leech. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Elouise Shepard McCranie; two sons, John Timo- She lived most of her life in Ludowici, thy and Dennis F. McCranie Jr., all of Sa- was a Methodist, a retired school teach- vannah; three sisters, Mrs. Joyce Davis er, and a member of the St. John's Chap- of Eden ton, Mrs. Jean May of Nashville and Mrs. Julia Arthur, two brothers, A. McCranie, both of Tifton, and Daniel A. ter of the D AC. Surviving are one son, John D. Smith of Austin; one sister, Mrs. Jane Field of Sanford, Fla.; and three grandchildren. Savannah Lawyers: Dismiss Parkway Suit McCranie of Easley, S.C. ; a half brother. Richard Kinard of Tifton ; and four grandchildren. Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Aldersgate Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in the Jones Creek Baptist Church, burial in church cemetery. Shorts Defendants Argue in the first phase of construction, which will divert traf- fic onto Wheaton and Liberty streets. The suit contends the ramps were never included on the initial environ- United Methodist Church, burial in For- Gordon-Harrison Funeral Home of mental impact statement required to receive federal est Lawn Memory Gardens. Massey Funeral Home. Jesup. Mrs. Margaret B. Bouchea A seminar for prospective truck drivers will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 Case Is Not Ready funds. The project, as now planned, will disrupt the Historic District, increase noise and have "visual, aesthetic, Levy Kultz HAZLEHURST - -Levy Kuitz, 82, died Tuesday at his residence after a short ill- Mrs. Margaret Berry Bouchea, 64, of 2220 E. 37th St., died Friday at Candler General Hospital after a long illness. p.m. today at Savannah Tech. The program is sponsored by Savannah Tech's commercial driving pro- For Judicial Review noise, access, safety and economic impacts on historic buildings and properties," the suit charges. ness. The Savannah native was director of Plaintiffs in the suit, Historic Savannah Foundation The Dodge County native lived in Jeff communications of the U.S. Corps of En- gram, Coastal Transport Co. and By JAN SKUTCH Clay Hyder Trucking Lines. Inc., Downtown Neighborhood Association and Preser- Davis County since 1927. He was a mem- gineers and had recently received the Start Writer vation Alliance of Savannah Inc., contend the state and ber of the Tallahassee Missionary Baptist Medal of Accommodation of the U.S. • • • federal transportation officials have not taken steps to Church, where he served on the Senior Corps of Engineers. She was a communi- A suit seeking to halt planning and construction of The First District American Le- the Truman Parkway is premature and should be dis- minimize the adverse effects of the project on the histor- Deacon Board. He was a retired farmer cant of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, gion, Department of Georgia and and custodian of the Jeff Davis Elemen- past-president of the parish council of the missed, lawyers for two federal officials named in the ic downtown area. tarv School. cathedral and a member of the Heart Re- Auxiliary, will hold its first quarter- suit contend. The three groups are independent but have united for ^Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Lee newed Club of the cathedral. ly meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday at An environmental study required before a final deci- the suit. Kuitz of Hazlehurst; three sons, Ivory L. Surviving are three sons, George J. Springfield Post No. 209 Registra- sion on the construction of Phase III of the parkway has Hu^tz^of Hazlehurst, Allan L. Kuitz of Ma- Bouchea Jr. of Savannah, John Patrick tion will begin at 10 a.m. followed by The parkway, a limited-access highway using feder- not been completed and no construction of that phase al, state and local funds, is designed to route traffic con/ Levy Kuitz, Jr., of Fort Lauderdale, Bouchea of Joliet, 111. and the Rev. Law- an 11 a.m. memorial service and approved, according to lawyers for U.S. Transportation Fta. ; two daughters, Mrs. Othelia Wilcox rence Bouchea, O.S.B., of Cullman, Ala.; lunch at noon. from Abercorn Extension to northeast Savannah. of Lumber City, Ga., Mrs. Emmily Ev- three brothers. Thomas C. and Joseph Department Secretary Samuel Skinner and Federal Phase I of the parkway, now under construction, is to artsvdf'Port Lauderdale; three brothers, Berry, both of Savannah, and James F. • •• Highway Administrator Thomas D. Larson. run from DeRenne Avenue to Henry and Anderson WttUe Kuitz and Theodore Kuitz, both of Berry of Cullman; and three grandchil- Elks BPOE No. 183 Aidmore Aux- The federal defendants also argued in answers filed streets. Atone, Mid)., the Rev. Izell Kuitz of Ha- dren. iliary will hold its annual rummage late Thursday the case is not ready for a judicial review ziehtirsjt; two sisters, Mrs. Linnie D. Rosary service: 7 p.m. Sunday at Les- sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p;m. today at because the administrative process has not been com- Phase II is to run from Henry Street to the parkway's Wright of Albion. Mrs. Malassie Stelle of ter L. Hayman Funeral Home. Elks Lodge No. 183 on Wilshire Boul- pleted. northern-most terminus, which has not been designed Sagioaw, Mich; 16 grandchildren and 12 Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday at Cathedral evard. Skinner, Larson and state Department of Transpor- yet by the DOT. greatgrandchildren. of St. John the Baptist, burial in the Cath- tation Commissioner Hal S. Rives were named defen- The DOT plans to construct slip ramps onto Wheaton „ j^uoeral : 2 p.m. today at the Tallahas- olic Cemetery. • • • see Missionary Baptist Church in Hazle- Remembrances: Notre Dame Acade- The Coastal Zone Education Cen- damts in a suit filed in U.S. District Court by a coalition Street from the first phase of the parkway. The main hurst,? Burial in the Kuitz Memorial Gar- my at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. ter will hold a beach and river sweep of downtown preservation groups. part of the freeway is slated to stop at Henry and Ander- de t). Lester Hayman FuneralHome. from 9 a.m. to noon today. Also, a Rives' answer also argued the DOT has not approved son streets, but the ramps would extend north to Whea- ' 'Thornton's Funeral Home in Hazle- Ernest W. Harris III marsh adventure and sweep will be Liberty Street as a terminus and made no final plans for ton to diffuse traffic. hurst. construction there. JESUP - Ernest W. "Trey" Harris .held from 10 a.m. to noon. For more The suit seeks to halt planning and construction of Wheaton Street will be widened to three lanes from jtfnrviy R. Daniels 111, 19, died Thursday in Daytona Beach, information, call Sharon Richard- the Piggly Wiggly shopping center at the end of Liberty 1 JACKSONVILLE. Fla. - Jimmy R. Fla. as the result of an automobile acci- son-McClain at (803) 837-4848. the parkway until protection of the Historic District is Street to Skidaway Road. Dtofois, 74, died Thursday at the St. Vin- dent. assured. ortft's -Medical Center here after a long The lifelong Wayne County resident It contends Rives and federal officials have ignored City Manager Don Mendonsa, Stephanie Churchill, w«$-a member of Screven Baptist Church The Tybee Island 4 Marine Science federal laws and regulations in their plan to direct park- director of the Historic Savannah Foundation, and nu- The Lyons native was a member of and a student at Georgia Southern Uni- Center will present ' Wetlands of th* way traffic onto Liberty Street and through the National merous downtown residents have opposed extension of the Church of God in Folkston. versity. Southeastern United States" as pa*. Landmark Historic District. the ramps to Wheaton, saying they would channel up to Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Willie R Surviving are his parents, Mr. and of its Evening Adventures program The suit focuses on the inclusion of two "slip ramps" 20,000"vehicles per day onto Liberty Street. Daniels of Folkston; three sons, Leroy Mrs. E.B. Harris Jr. of Jesup; two sis- Daniels of Augusta and Calvin and Steve ters, Mrs. Pam Williams of Valdosta and at 8 p.m. today at Tybee Island City Hall auditorium. Biologist Charles Daniels, two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Mc- Miss Kim Harris of Jesup; paternal Cullough, all of Folkston, and Mrs Vir- grandmother, Mrs. Ernest Harris Sr. of ginia Miller of Philadelphia, Miss. , two Jesup; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Belin of tr j U.S. Army Corps of En- gineers will present the program. Commissioners OK Funds State Closer brothers, Eddie B. Daniels of Vidaiia and For more information, call 356-2496 Piano Daniels of Fitzgerald; 29 grand- land. children, and numerous great-grandchil- Mrs. Frank Strumfa of St. Simon's Is- Funeral. 11 a.m. today at Gordon- or 786-5917. For Area Referees, Umpires To Purchasing dren Harrison Funeral Home in Jesup, burial $22,000, finance department officials . Funeral : 3p.m. Sunday at the Church in Liberty Cemetery in Jesup. of £od in Folkston, burial in Sardis Cem- By RICHARD FOGALEY The Coastal Group of the Sierra Stafl Writer said. Zeigler said the take should be Little Tybee etery. Club will sponsor its Sixth Annual much higher, based on his experi- Adkins-Shepard Morticians of Folks- Photography Contest and Exhibition Chatham County commissioners ence with past concessions. By BRAD SWOPE Motorist Awarded today through Oct. 8 in celebration Friday agreed to spend $5,000 to re- of Coastweeks 1990. Subject catego- sume furnishing officials for youth ers: In other business, commission- Staff Writer Alberta J. Rivers ries include "Coastscapes," "Wild- football and baseball games in the • Heard from Dee Hewitt, man- State officials say they "" Mrs, Alberta Johnson "Sugar Babe" Rivers, 92, of 1111 W. 39th St., died Wed- $115,000 in Suit life" and "Man and the Coast" in unincorporated areas of the county. ager of Atlantic Cellular, that the have begun renting Little Ty- A Chatham Superior Court jury black and white and color photogra- The practice was discontinued white strobe light atop its bee Island with plans to buy nesday at Memorial Medical Center after the oceanfront property from is long illness. Friday awarded an Allenhurst man phy this year because of budget cuts, Vernonburg area microwave tower « The Birmingham. Ala. , native lived in $115,000 in damages for injuries suf- recreation director Jim Golden told will be replaced at night with a Kerr-McOee Corp., but they Savannah six years and was a member of fered in a 1987 car accident in Liber- commissioners. steady red light. The new light fix- declined further comment ^Bethlehem Baptist Church in Alabama. ty County. Savannah Police Department will David Zeigler, representing the ture will arrive next week, Hewitt pending a planned announce- ,' Surviving are: nine grandchildren , Six men and five women on the offer a gun safety class Sept. 22 at Islands Athletic Association, said his said, and should be installed by next ment in November. *Mrs. Alberta Thompson and Tyrone Riv- jury awarded James Kelly, 47, dam- the Travis Field National Guard pis- group serves 500 children, ages 6 to weekend. He agreed to return Sept, The purchase appears tan- iere, both of Beaufort. S.C., Ms. Lois Riv- talizingly close to official reso- ;ers, Gregg River, Reggie Rivers, Ms. Re- ages against Savannah Doughnut tol range. The cost is $15 per person, 14, and gets minimal help from the 28 to update commissioners. Co., doing business as Krispy and guns and ammunition will be county. • Thanked 15-year-old Stephanie lution after months of negoti- 'tgina Rivers and Mack Rivers, all of ations on a proposal that ; Montgomery. Ala . Stevie Rivers of San Creme, and John J. Mills. provided. To register, call SPD's Without a county football league, Gore, a blind Savannahian who vol- -Diego, and Cedrick Rivers of Denver Senior Superior Court Judge George Walker at 235-3581. he said, the children in the unincor- unteers her time recording Braille would protect Oklahoma prai- " Goodman and Jones Funeral Home of George E. Oliver, who heard the porated areas have no place to play. reading matter for others who are rie as well as Little Tybee and •Wetumyska, Ala case, dismissed a juror after he The teams can play with city teams, blind. Miss Gore recently received nearby marshland tracts that Sidney A. Jones in charge of local ar- failed to appear for court on Tues- Savannah Swim Team is begin- but must furnish officials when President George Bush's "Thousand total about 8,000 acres. 4 rangements. day. Lawyers for both sides agreed ning its 1990-91 short course swim home games are played, he said. Points of Light" award, presented Kerr-McGee is donating Mr*. Marie G. Smith to proceed with only 11 jurors. season. Swimmers interested in Commissioners, Zeigler and by Vice President Dan Quayle dur- the Chatham County lands to t Mrs. Marie G Smith of 914 W, Victory Kelly, driving toward Hinesville joining the team may call coach Golden argued over the matter for ing a visit here. the Nature Conservancy, a na- •Drive died Wednesday at Candler Oner- on Georgia 1%, was sideswiped by Gregg Petcoff at 925-5283 or Pam more than an hour before the county • Approved the purchase of four tional conservation organiza- *il Hospital after a snort illness Mills, driving a Krispy Creme truck Tavormina at 925-4334 for more in- agreed to pay $5,000 for officials for tion, on condition that the con- The Savannah native was a member on May 19,1987. He suffered back in- formation. one year. The figure was based on new wheelchair ramp-equipped bus- servancy sell the land - re- ;«f Friendship Baptist Church juries and accrued medical bills to- Golden's estimate that football offi- es for Chatham Area Transit. portedly appraised at $1.5 mil- Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Marie taling $23,860. cials will cost $2,500 for a year. • Denied a text amendment that lion - to the Georgia Depart- ,' Smith of Savannah: a granddaughter. City-Span, a 30-minute informa- Kelly's lawyer. Rene D. Kemp of tional show on cable channel 7 and After the meeting, Zeigler said he would have deleted garage require- ment of Natural Resources. .Mrs Gloria Baul of Savannah, several was not satisfied with the outcome, ments in small-lot subdivisions, and ', nieces, nephews and other relatives Hinesville, sued for $630.000. produced by the city of Savannah's The conservancy is to use Funeral: 2 p.m Tuesday at Friend- Defense lawyers argued the two Office of Public Information, will fo- noting the money will not cover offi- passed an ordinance requiring that the sale proceeds toward buy- personal property taxes be paid be- ;Ship Baptist Church, burial in Laurel vehicles suffered only slight damage cus on tourism and the city's role in cials for all unincorporated area fore business licenses are issued. ing and preserving some ;. Grove Cemetery and said Kelly's injuries were exag- attracting more tourists on broad- teams. The association pays about 50,000 acres of the nation's last '. Sidney A. Jones Funeral Home gerated. $160 a day for officials during each • Approved contracts with the casts beginning at 8 p.m. Monday. home game. Georgia Department of Transporta- tall grass prairie. For more information, call the pub- He asked commissioners to allow tion for work on Jean Vermillion "DNR is currently renting lic information office at 23M095 his organization to run its own con- Street, Bob White Drive, Woodpeck- the property" with plans to • •• cessions, but was denied that option er Drive, Whippoorwill Road, Bar- buy, said Kaki Thurber, a de- Tompkins High School Class of Concessions are run by a private bour Drive and Hendry Street. partment spokeswoman. She No More Painting! 1M4 will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday at firm that splits revenues with the • Authorized four citizens forums said Friday she did not know Vinyl 0141110, soffit tod 609 Wild Turkey Road. For more in- county Chatham County's annual in October to get input from social the rental or purchase figures formation, call 236-7857 take from the concessions is about service agencies for grants-in-aid or other details of the deal. NO SALESMEN! Deal direct SHRIMP projects. The hearings, beginning at DNR, whose board in May wfth installer Atoo storm win- y 1 HECf NSWGUSS POOIS V 7 p.m. each day. will be held Oct 8 endorsed the islands purchase, dows, doors and art siding re- JOHN MOCK 25 yr Warranty - As Low as *3«M6 Aa Advartiaad »n Popular Soanca-Mecnarocs at the mall branch of the public li- brary; Oct. 10 at First African Bap- postponed a purchase an- nouncement that had been Mi GHANlCAl f.'iNrtU' ''. - FREE EST., 2S YEARS EXP. and Batter Homes and Gardens tist Church; Oct. 16 at Savannah scheduled for Aug. 22 after C** PH. 234-2636 FRAN POOLS ft SPAS State College's School of Business last-minute hitches apparently N7-2162 auditorium; and Oct. 18 at Groves developed in the negotiations Ed Hyatt 927-2542 High School.