JEFFERSON – Harvey Sidney Gathright Jr., 70, died Tuesday, December 15, 2009.
Born in Jefferson, he was the son of the late Harvey Sidney Gathright Sr. and Jessie Mae Barfield Gathright. He worked with CSX Transportation Railroad Company. He was a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, and was a member of Lincoln Masonic Lodge #62 of Athens.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Brown Gathright, Jefferson; a son, Douglas Gathright, Jefferson; sisters, Mary Ann Jordan (Charlie), Decatur, Betty Jean Jordan (Summie), Smyrna, Linda Joyce Gathright and Judy Norwood (Doug), all of Jefferson; brothers, Billy Gathright (Ruby Nell), William Monroe Gathright (Jean), all of Jefferson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 19, at 2 p.m., from the Jones Chapel Baptist Church with the Revs. Bobby Pattman and R.E. Cooper officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Gathright will lie in state at the church from 1 until 2 p.m. Saturday.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, December 19, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Jones Chapel Baptist Church, 5114 Waterworks Rd., Commerce, GA 30529.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.