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Mrs. Faye, a resident of Tuskegee, died Oct. 7, 2000. The funeral was Thursday, Oct. 12 from Church, Tuskegee. Rev. Robert Mays officiat- [With burial in the church cemetery. McKenzie's Funeral Home Her survivors include: two sons, Eugene (Mable) Seattle, Wash., Edgar Alexander, Washington, D.C.; Hazel (Johnny) Mathis, Jackson, Miss., Estella Murchinson, Tuskegee, Rosetta (Fred) Daniel, Chicago, Dorothy (Clifford) Booker and Edna Alexander, both of Ga.; four brothers; seven sisters; 14 grandchildren; 15 and a of nieces, nephews and other relatives Mrs. Mary Ethel, 91, a resident of Oxnard, Calif. I formerly of Tuskegee, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000. Wife of the e Alfred Frazier, she was born in Macon County and spent life in Tuskegee. She worked as a dietician at John A. Hospital until her retirement. A graveside service was Saturday, Oct. 14, from Ashdale Cemetery with Rev. Burton's Funeral Home directed. Survivors her son, James Frazier, Camarillo, Calif.; a sister, Bessie of Pompano, Fla.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchil- and a number of other relatives and friends. Ms. Carol A. (Tiny), 49, a resident of Tuskegee, Oct. 11, 2000 in a out-of-town hospital.The Funeral was Oct. 16, from Chehaw A.M.E. Zion Church with Rev. Murphy, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Ashdale Cemetery Funeral Home directing. Survivors include two sis- Bessie Sheppard Lynch, Notasulga, and Ora D.Sheppard, an aunt, Margaret Williams, St. Louis, Mo.; three Roosevelt (Mary Louise) Kindell, St. Louis, Mo., Robert Kindell, Flint, Mich., and Jacob Sheppard, Wetumpka; b devoted cousins, Gwendolyn (Cornell) Kindell and Delphia Bilhips; two devoted friends, Alice Joiner and Patricia and a number of cousins, relatives and friends, two very angles, Marie Crittenden and Annie Jackson. Billy S., 62, of Notasulga died Oct. 9, 2000 at his The funeral service was Thursday, Oct. 12, from Shady Christian Cemetery in Opelika. The Rev. Oliver Mize offi- Survivors include: a son, Wayne Kittrell, Notasulga; two one great grandchild; three sisters, Sylvia Miller, Shirley Wilson of Opelika, and Annette Kittrell of Corbitt's Funeral Home handled arrangements. , Lyda Grace, 93, of Society Hill died Wednesday, 11, 2000 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. The was Friday, OCt. 13 from Corbitt's Funeral Home in Graveside services and burial were in Goodwater with George Huskey officiating. She is survived by a daughter, (Bobby) Waiters, Society Hill; three grandchildren, (Penny)Walters, Auburn, Grace (Michael) Oswalt, and Margaret (Gene) Cole of Tuskegee; eight great- ; a brother, Fred Thomas of Alexander City; and one Sarah Thomas of Marvyn. Corbitt's Funeral Home of directed. Kirk a Gore supporter Dr. Willie Kirk, right, of Macon County campaigns with a third gen- eration of the Gore family Tuesday night in Birmingham at the Fall Jefferson Jackson Day celebration for the Alabama Democratic Party. The event, hosted by the party and Gov. Don Siegelman, featured Karenna Gore Schilf, leR, daughter of Democratic presidential candi- date and Vice President A1. Gore Jr. Kirk, who owns the official Democratic Party mule Irene, not only is campaigned with Schiif in Birmingham, he has campaigned with the late Albert Gore, father of the presidential candidate and a former U.S. Senator from Tennessee.. Democrats from statewide who are seeking office gath- ered at the Jefferson Jackson Day Celebration, including Judge Aubrey Ford of Macon County who is running on the party ticket for Place 2 on the Criminal Appeals Court. Eye exams provided Central Alabama Comprehensive Health has partnered with Vision Service Plan (VSP) to provide free eye exams and glasses to children through VSI~s Sight for Students Program: Now children in Tuskegee and throughout Macon County who are in need of eyecare services can access care through Central Alabama Comprehensive Health, Inc. The Sight for Students Program helps children across the country whose parents work, but who are ineligible for government support and cannot afford eye exams and eye glasses they need. Eligibility for participation in the Sight for Students Program is determined by household incomes and family size. Children approved for participation in the program will be referred to one of the many optometrists participating in the Sight for Students Program. For more information about the Sight for Student~ Program, please contact: Brenda Owen, MSW, LGSW, Program Coordinator, Central Alabama Comprehensive Health, Inc., Tuskegee Health Center, 203 West Lee Street, Tuskegee, Alabama at (334) 727-7050. Page A-3, The Tuskegee News, October 19, 2000 White says Utilities Board work has only just begun By BARRY WHITE Chairman, Utilities Board City of Tuskegee Our work has just begun. We are beginning to review docu- ments, financial reports, as well as the payment of monthly bills. I have requested.from the board for a complete audit of the entire electrical system by Alabama Power Company. We will also be asking Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (A.M.E.A.) to do a "rate study" of the current rate we (citizens of Tuskegee) are paying. Also, we have requested a status report on Amback communication regarding the bond issues. White I thank you for the trust you have placed in me as your elected utilities Utility Board member and the chairman of the board. I will work hard to get the job done and report back to you the public weekly, monthly, or as needed. It is my plan to meet with the superintendent and the Utility Board Attorney Milton Davis, as well as the entire board, to see if we can implement a promissory note program for payments. Citizens are encouraged to attend our monthly Utility Board meeting on the third Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at Tuskegee Municipal Complex. Please bring your ideas, questions, com- ments and concerns. CAVHS prepares for Veterans Week with many events The staff, volunteers and veterans at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) are planning exciting activities for veterans during the month of November. Veterans Week kicks of with Re-Creation's "Tour of the Century" show on Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. on the West Campus (Montgomery)and on Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. on the East Campus (Tuskegee). The group repre- sents Re-Creation USA, Inc. which provides a national program of live entertainment for the nation's 173 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. In addition to the Department of Veterans Affairs, two national organizations support this program. The BVL, the Bowlers of America charity for hospitalized veterans, provides financial assis- tance for the tour costs. Local BPOE Lodges house Re-Creation tour- ing groups. Re-Creation "Tour of the Century" spotlights great songs and great stars as America's young ambassadors to hospitalized veterans focus on this nation's best-loved music. Dynamic vocal renditlons are enlivened by intricate, disciplined dance and choreography as the stage.., and the entire room.., virtually erupts with R~Creation excitement. Other activities include pageants, coronations, parades and formal programs to honor veterans, both living and those deceased. "Mother and Daughter, Sister and Wife... early detection could save your life." In observance of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Community Hospital reminds you that mammography saves lives. Community Hospital "$e~iS You ifk Oualif~ #ealfk Care, llifkf #e~e =f #me" ~05 Frlendsh/p Road Tallassee Telephone (334) 283-6541 Food Service" Waiters And Waitresses Minimum Age 21 Mutuel Tellers Minimum Age 19 Please Apply For Immediate Hire Victoryland Racetrack Shorter, AL 1-85 Exit 22 Applications Accepted Mon Wed., and Fri. =ll 9AM Till 12 noon Tuesday Afternoon 2 Till 5 (334) 727-0540