Ledger-Enquirer from Columbus, Georgia (2024)

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. Columbus, Saturday, January 11, 1992 B-7 More deaths, Page C-6 Trest of Spanish Fort, Herbert Earl Trest of Las Vegas and William Lansing Trest of Washington, D.C.; and six grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may go to the Waldrop Memorial Baptist Church building fund or the American Cancer Society. Jessie V. Abney Jessie V.

Abney, 91, of 4011 River Road, Columbus, died Tuesday at The Medical Center. A private funeral was Friday at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, with burial in Parkhill Cemetery. Mrs. Abney was born Sept. 6, 1900, in Sand Mountain, daughter of Mr.

and Mrs. John Conner. She lived in Columbus 40 years and was a homemaker. She was a member of Cody Road Assembly of God and was the widow of Jim Abney. Survivors include two daughters, Imolene Keffer and Willodean Drake, both of Columbus; two sisters, Ada Foy of Albertville, and Dorothy McConnell of Moultrie, five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Laurence Robins Couch Jr. The funeral for Laurence Robins Couch Jr. will be 11 a.m. today at Wynnton United Methodist Church, with burial in Riverdale Cemetery, according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus. Mr.

Couch, 78, of 2525 Norris Road, Columbus, died Thursday at Doctors Hospital. PHENIX CITY Lelia Jackson Blalock Lelia Jackson Blalock, 87, of 2611 Blalock Circle, Phenix City, died Thursday at Oak Manor nursing home, Columbus. The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Lakewood Baptist Church, with private burial in Lakeview Memory Gardens, according to Colonial Funeral Home. Mrs.

Blalock was born Aug. 22, 1904, in Phenix City, daughter of Walter Andrew and Irene Jackson. She was a homemaker and a member of Lakewood Baptist Church and its Gleaners Sunday School Class. She was a former Sunday school teacher and a member of the Women's Missionary Union, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Homemakers Club and the Daisy Garden Club. She was the widow of Charles B.

Blalock Sr. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Sims of Sun City, a son, Charles B. Blalock Jr. of Phenix City; a brother, Oscar Jackson of Mountain Rest, S.C.; two grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may go to Lakewood Baptist Church's Together We Build Program.

Lawsuit muddies river users' future Georgia Arnold The funeral for Georgia Arnold will be 2 p.m. today at Allen Temple AME Church, with burial in Evergreen Memory Gardens, according to William T. Ford Mortuary. Mrs. Arnold, 82, of 2707 Ninth Columbus, died Jan.

4. Precious Angel Smith Precious Angel Smith, daughter of Stanley W. Smith of Columbus and Stephanie C. Black of Smiths, was born and died Tuesday at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, Ala. A graveside funeral will be 1 p.m.

today at Jerusalem Baptist Church cemetery, Smiths, according to Progressive Funeral Home, Columbus. Survivors other than her parents include paternal grandparents, Grace Smith of Columbus and Billy Chaney of Thomaston, maternal grandparents, Johnny and Catherine Black of Smiths; maternal greatmother, Fannie K. Baker; maternal great-great-grandmother, Mary Baker, both of Salem, and maternal step-grandmother, Joan Turner of Smiths. Arkary H. Grant Arkary H.

Grant, 84, of 931 Lawyers Lane, Columbus, died Friday at her home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Internation- al Funeral Home. Mrs. Grant was born Oct. 2, 1907, in Russell County, daughter GRANT of Frank and Annie Will Hill.

She was a homemaker and a member of New Providence Baptist Church, where she was an usher board member for more than 30 years. Survivors include a son, Thomas Grant of Columbus; two daughters, Beatrice Johnson of Springfield, and Ann Thomas of Trenton, N.J.; a sister, Ethel Carter of Holy Trinity, 10 grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren. Neal McBrite Long Spec. 4 Neal McBrite Long, 23, of Fort Benning died Jan. 4 at Martin Army Community Hospital.

The funeral was Thursday at Chattanooga (Tenn.) National Cemetery, according to McMullen Mortuary, Columbus. Spec. 4 Long was born Dec. 12, 1968, in San Antonio, son of William and Janett Long of Cleveland, Tenn. He was on active duty with the U.S.

Army, stationed at Fort Benning. Survivors other than his parents include two sisters, Bonnie Ensley of Cleveland and Vickie Sarrazin of San Antonio; a brother, Eddie Long of Atlanta; and maternal grandmother, Ellen Ready of Cleveland. Edward Clarence Calhoun Edward Clarence Calhoun, 68, of 803 23rd Columbus, died Friday at The Medical Center. A graveside funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen Memory Gardens, according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus.

Mr. Calhoun was born July 15, 1923, in LaGrange, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Hill Calhoun. He lived in Columbus most of his life, retired as a grocery stockman and was a Protestant.

Survivors include two sisters, Virginia Fults of McMinnville, and Katherine McWhorter of Columbus. Fred I. Trest Fred I. Trest, 73, of 4303 Chalfonte Drive, Columbus, died Friday at his home. The funeral will be 2 p.m.

Sunday at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, with burial in Parkhill Cemetery. Mr. Trest was born Nov. 8, 1918, in Vredenburgh, son of Mr. and Mrs.

Richard D. Trest. He retired as a real estate broker for Jerry. Newman Properties, and was a charter member, chairman of deacons and Sunday school teacher at Waldrop Memorial Baptist Church. He lived in Columbus 35 years.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanne two sons, Fred A. Trest of Augusta, and Gary N. Trest of Athens, a daughter, Miriam E. Putnam of Carthage, a sister, Frances T. Grubbs of Winter Haven, three brothers, Jesse Eugene Columbus Ledger-Enquirer commercial printing FOR ALL YOUR Jim Watson PRINTING NEEDS! Brochures (404) 571-8505 From staff, wire reports Chattahoochee River users will be once again at the mercy of federal judges if a Birmingham lawsuit is successful in disbanding the Alabama Office of Water Resources.

The chairman of the Birmingham Water Works and Sewer Board said he does not want bureaucrats and political cronies tampering with the state's water. Horace W. Parker joined other board members in filing suit to shut down the state Office of Water Resources. They claimed in the suit, filed Thursday in Jefferson County Circuit Court, that Gov. Guy Hunt acted unconstitutionally last year when he created the office by executive order, because the Legislature just weeks before had killed a proposal to do the same thing.

Hunt spokesman Terry Abbott said the governor has the authority to establish the office. The Birmingham board asked the court to void the governor's executive order setting up the office and to stop the office from taking any further action to make itself a division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. Parker said the board believes the state office "would be a bloated agency. Alabama is one of the states that is blessed with tremendous water resources. It would be a real tragedy to let bureaucrats and political cronies start to tamper with i it." State officials have been told repeatedly by water negotiation experts that they will have no standing in current and future multi-state disputes over water, because Alabama has no data collection or plan for water use.

Two-thirds of the state's water supply comes from rivers in other states. Legion's national leader here to fight VA hospital plan By Jim Lynn Staff Writer Non-veterans have no business being treated at the Tuskegee, Veterans Administration hospital, the American Legion's national commander said Friday in Columbus. Police raid lounge, By Ed Hall Staff Writer Columbus Vice Squad officers arrested five people during a drug raid at the Apollo night club on Benning Drive late Friday, according to Vice Sgt. Bruce Allen. Officers seized 72 rocks of crack cocaine, a sawed-off shotgun and two handguns during the raid, which began about 9 p.m., Allen said.

The 12.4 grams of crack carried a street value of $2,500. Officers also seized an undisclosed amount of money, Allen said. The names of those arrested were not immediately available. They face charges including possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a sawed-off shotgun and possession of a firearm with an altered identifiColumbus police promote 2 officers to sergeant By Ed Hall Staff Writer Columbus Police Chief Jim Wetherington promoted two officers to sergeant during a ceremony at headquarters on Friday. Herman Miles and Bennie Jennings were promoted to fill vacancies created by retirements, Wetherington said.

Miles has been with the department since 1982. He moves to a job in the personal crimes bureau from the vice squad, Wetherington said. Jennings has been with the department since 1983. He moves to the vice squad from the tactical squad, Wetherington said. Learn the international: language of music.

Baldwin YAMAHA YAMAHA Clavinova. KIMBALL Colaianni Music 1010 13th Street Columbus, Ga. 323-1809 Dominic DiFrancesco, the legion's commander, said the veterans' group will mount a major lobbying effort to kill a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs program that lets indigent nonveterans be treated at VA centers in Tuskegee and Salem, Va. "We're going to fool them file drug charges cation.

They were being held in the Muscogee County Jail late Friday and were scheduled to appear in Columbus Recorders' Court today at 2 p.m. "We'd been looking at it about a month and we felt the time was right to move," Allen said of the raid. The club was closed following we're going to stop some things, like putting non-veterans in VA hospitals," DiFrancesco told a cheering crowd of about 200 at American Legion Post 35 on Victory Drive. He was on a two-day swing through Georgia. U.S.

Rep. J. Roy Rowland, responding to opposition from veterans groups, has dropped his sponsorship of legislation to allow the VA to institute the program nationwide. But the agency two weeks ago began a pilot project at the Alabama and Virginia hospitals in hopes of convincing Congress eventually to adopt the program. Cover the trim on your brick home never paint again! Vinyl Siding Price Sale Financing Available Call for Estimate No Obligation 568-7006 or 1-800-541-4058 Serving Georgia Since 1964 the raid, Allen said.

PERFECTION SIDING AND WINDOWS COLUMBUS AND PHENIX CITY CHURCH DIRECTORY -Anglican- -Church of ChristST. GEORGE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH CUSSETA ROAD CHURCH OF CHRIST 1928 Prayer Book-422 Broadway 3013 Cusseta Road 687-7597. Eddie Clayton. Minister. 563-4545 Sun.

Services 8am HC. HC 1st 3rd Sunday School Worship 11:00 a.m. MP 2nd 4th-322-3010 Evening 6:00 p.m.-Wednesday Evening 7:30 -Assemblies of GodCODY ROAD ASSEMBLY OF GOD ROSEHILL CHURCH OF CHRIST 3314 CODY ROAD Billy J. Cotton. Pastor 7479 Old Moon Road-David G.

Spiece, Minister Sunday School 10am. Morn. Worship 11am, Sunday Services 10 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Evening 6pm.

Wed. Evening Wednesday Night, 7:30 p.m. The Church Where Everyone is Special" EDGEWOOD CHURCH OF CHRIST 4102 Macon Road (561-3792) Tony A. Keith, Minister EDGEWOOD ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sunday Bible Study 10:00 A.M.-Worship 11:00 A.M. 6 P.M.

1934 Morris Road. Ga. -Rev. Charles Hays, Pastor Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 P.M. Sunday School 9:45 a.m.-Morning Worship 10:45 a.m.

Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.-Wed. Evening 7:30 TORCH HILL RD. CHURCH OF CHRIST 2009 Torch Hill Ga, 31903 (close to Ft. Benning) EVANGEL TEMPLE Sun. School 10 am Worship 11 am 6 pm Beallwood Connector at Airport Thruway-Charles A.

Heath. Pastor Wednesday Night Service 7:30 pm Please see our display ad for our temporary service schedule, during our renovation. Inspirational Preaching-Great Music-Sincere Worship -Church of GodCATHEDRAL OF PRAYER CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2201 Buena Vista Rd. 322-2086 Elder Dr. Charles Rodgers Wed.

7:30 Prayer Bible Band S.S. Morn. Worship 12 Noon NORTH HIGHLAND ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sun. YPWW Daily 12 Prayer 7300 Livingston Dr. Moon Rd.

561-7777 Jimmy R. Swilley, Pastor Sunday School Worship 6:00 Wednesday Family Night 7:00 P.M. -InterdenominationalFAITH OUTREACH CHURCH 1306 23rd P.C., Carstens. Pastor Sun. Praise-Worship 10:30 a.m.

6:00 p.m. Wed. Bible Study 7:30 p.m. 298-7069 TRINITY TEMPLE 3000 12th Ave -Pastor Mike McBride Sunday School 9:45 -Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. -MethodistSunday Evening 6:30 p.m.-Wednesday Evening 7:00 p.m.

ST. STEPHEN METHODIST CHURCH, INDEPENDANT 5911 Dearborne Avenue 563-5319 -Baptist- S.S. 10:00 A.M. Worship 11:00 A.M. Evening Worship 7:00 P.M.

FOURTH STREET BAPTIST CHURCH Corner 3rd Ave. 5th St. (Downtown) 324-2055 324-6926 Dr. J. H.

Flakes Pastor -PresbyterianMorn. of Praise 8am: Morn. Worship 11am: Even. Worship Training School Wed 6pm: Mid Week Service Wed. MORNINGSIDE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Moon At Weems Rds.

in North Columbus Sunday School 9:45 am Worship Services 11:00 Rev. Bryant Harris. Pastor -CatholicHOLY FAMILY CHURCH 320 12th Street-Rev. Herbert J. Wellmeier Saturday Service 6:00 p.m.

Vigil Mass EDGEWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Sunday Morning 8:30 and 11:00 Pastor: D. Barry Ferguson Sunday School Service 11:00 Nursery-Children's Church-3617 Macon Road ST. ANNE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH 2000 Kay Circle-Fr. Kevin Boland FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Rev. J.

Gerard Schreck, Msgr. Felix G. Donnelly First Ave. at 11th Street-James V. Johnson, Pastor Sat.

Vigil Mass 5:30 p.m.-Sun. 8:30 a.m., 11:00 12:30 Church School 9:45 a.m -Worship 11:00 a.m. Sunday Service Telecast on Television Station WRBL Channel 3 11am Sunday -ChristianNORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN CHURCH New Testament 9801 Whitesville Rd. WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-PCA Doug Tilley-2303 Double Churches (A Church) Road 323-4441 Spencer Arnold, Minister-Sunday School 9:30 Sun. School 9:45 a.m.

-Worship 11:00 a.m. Even Morning Worship Worship 6 p.m.-324-5220 A Dynamic Bible Believers Church for North Columbus Westminster Christian School K2-6th Grade -Christian Science- -Unitarian UniversalistFIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST THE UNITARIAN-UNIVERSALIST Corner of Wynnton and Blandford FELLOWSHIP OF COLUMBUS Church and Sunday School 11:00 a.m., Wed. Eve. 7:00 1442 Double Churches Rd -660-1442 Visitors Welcome READING ROOM SAT. 1:00 4:00 Sunday Service 10:30 A M.

-Childrens to We Offer an Alternative- Reason. Tolerance and Freedom ATTEND THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE THIS SUNDAY IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE YOUR CHURCH LISTED HERE CONTACT Linda Ingram 324-5526 ext. 421 Lisa Green ext. 438 or Cathy Shiver Ext. 348..

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