Published 6:00 am Monday, November 6, 2000


Garland Allen

Services for Garland Allen of Brookhaven are 2 p.m., Sunday,Nov. 5, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial in MissionHill Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Mr. Allen, 88, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, of respiratory failureat King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was born in Lincoln Countyon July 7, 1912, to Hubert and Estelle Chandler Allen.

He was retired after 11 years at Jacobson Lawn Mower Company and25 years with Southern Wholesale Company. He was a member of PearlHaven Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was a U.S.Army veteran of World War II who served in the EuropeanTheatre.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Virgleand Amel Allen; nephew, Earl Anderson Allen; and twosisters-in-law, Rosie Allen and Lizzie Allen.

Survivors are his wife, Winnie Watson Allen; sons, Charles LeroyAllen and William Michael Allen, all of Brookhaven; fivegrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four nieces; and a host ofother relatives and friends.

Joe Chatmon Jr.

Services for Joe Chatmon Jr. of Brookhaven are 2 p.m., Tuesday,Nov. 7, at Macedonia M.B. Church with burial in the churchcemetery.

Visitation is Monday, Nov. 6, from noon to 7 p.m. at the funeralhome. A family hour is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 6, from 7-8p.m.

Mr. Chatmon, 73, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at his residence. Hewas born in Lincoln County on Aug. 15, 1927, to Joe Sr. and LucilleWilson Chatmon.

He was retired after 28 years with Charlie Nelms Ford Company.He was a member of Macedonia M.B. Church, where he served as adecon for 42 years, superintendent of the Sunday School for 28years, and was past president of the Choir and Usher boards. He waspresident of the Lincoln-Lawrence County Singing Union for 28years.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, J.C. Chatmon,Edna Chatmon and Ernest Chatmon; and sisters, Beatrice Chatmon,Flordine Chatmon, Rosie Lee Chatmon and Sarah Jane Armstrong.

Survivors are his wife, Annie Audrey Chatmon; son, ClevelandChatmon; brothers, Charlie James Chatmon and Ellis Chatmon;sisters, Elizabeth Chatmon, all of Brookhaven, and Margie Griffinof Jackson; grandson, Lashantodd Chatmon of Milwaukee, Wis.;granddaughters, LaTonya Chatmon of Milwaukee, Wis., and RayaChatmon and Patrice Chatmon of Charlotte, N.C.; and threegreat-grandchildren.

Williams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.