Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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March 26, 2012

Nancy M. Young: March 27, 2012

ELLAVILLE — Ellaville-Schley County Historical Society Inc. to hold first membership meeting

The Ellaville-Schley County Historical Society Inc. has its first Membership Meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Ellaville City Center.

We want to invite anyone from Ellaville and Schley County as well as anyone from out of town that is interested in saving and preserving our history and landmarks.

Please make plans to come tonight and join us as we make history ourselves on this special night. We hope everyone is as excited as we are about our historical society being formed.

If you wish to pick up an application and want to join us, but can't meet with us tonight, go by the Ellaville Floral Shop and you may fill out a application and join; just leave it with Kim and we'll see that you are a member.

For more information please call Nancy McMath Young at 937-2116.

Community saddened at death of Averett Phillips

Our town is so sad of the death of Averett Phillips.

Averett was always a very kind man and always had a kind word for everyone.

Oh, how he loved his family. His loving wife Brenda was always by his side, as well as he was always beside hers.

Averett and Brenda would have been married 50 years this year. Averett and Brenda had two sons, Greg and Glen and his wife Heather. Averett had four grandchildren and oh, how he loved them.

He had two sisters and two brothers.

Averett was a man that loved children and young people. He was really close to a lot of other children, even to young men and women that he had known since they were born, and others.

He was a devoted Methodist. He and Brenda raised their children in the Ellaville United Methodist Church. He and Brenda were in church all the time and he took part in the church in any way he could or as needed.

Yes, Averett will always be here with his family and friends through his love and care for others. We as a whole here in Ellaville will always remember what a lovely person Averett was.

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