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Mrs. Idelle Atkinson Martin Mims, 88, of Waynesboro,
entered into rest Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003 at University Hospital. Funeral services were held 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, at First Baptist Church, Waynes-boro, with the Rev. Henry Erwin officiating. Interment was in Burke Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Mims was the former part owner and operator of the White Way Cafe in Waynesboro and the Paradise Restaurant in Cooperville, Ga. Before her retirement she was also a sales clerk at Dolins Department Store in Waynesboro. Mrs. Mims was a member of the Eastern Star, Ladies Shrine Auxilary, White Columns Woman’s Club, Town and Country Woman’s Club, Burke Homemakers Club and Club of Little Gardens and First Baptist Church of Waynesboro. She was the wife of the late James Martin and L.D. Mims. Mrs. Mims was also preceded in death by her daughter, Caliope Martin Reeves; a sister, Sydney A. Quick; and a brother, Harry Atkinson.

Survivors include a daughter, Elaine Swift of Canton, Ga.; three sisters, Odessa Hylton of Reno, Nev., Corrine Few of Lawrenceville, Ga. and Lillian Reeves of Marietta, Ga.; three brothers, James Atkinson of Doraville, Ga., William H. Atkinson of Senoia, Ga. and Ethan Alan Atkinson Jr. of Bradenton, Fla.; five grandchildren, James R. Reeves and Deborah R. Ide, both of Midville, Roy Reynolds, Leslie R. Bland and Renee Reynolds, all of Canton; seven great-grandchildren, Jessica I. Brantley of Waynesboro, Shane Ide, Caliope Ide and Katie Reeves, all of Midville, Megan Reynolds, McKenzie Reynolds and Hunter Bland, all of Canton; a great-great-grandson, Joshua D. Brantley of Waynesboro; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Kevin Singley, R.C. Teague, Greg Coursey, Chris Murray, Tripp Keen, George DeLoach and Dr. Jonathan Swift. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Waynesboro Building Fund or the American Cancer Society.

Mr. William (BI) J. Reddick, 57,
of Brentwood Drive, Waynesboro, entered into rest Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003 at Burke Medical Center. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Joe Wood officiating. Burial was in Sardis Baptist Cemetery, Sardis, Ga. Mr. Reddick was a native of Sardis, the son of the late William (Tad) and Minnie Reddick and brother of the late Sidney Reddick. He was a Baptist and lifelong resident of Burke County. Survivors include three sisters, Rita Reddick Posey of Waynesboro, Betty Ann Alexander of Goose Creek, S.C. and Marie F. Hammock of Hagan, Ga. Pallbearers were Hubert Reddick, Cleckly Reddick, Robert Grady Reddick, Glenn Widner, Charles McElroy, Frankie Parker, Larry Buxton and Frankie Morris.




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