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Dougherty County, Georgia Obituary Collection

Dougherty County, Georgia Obituary Collection - 119

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Date: Wednesday, 16 June 2010, at 10:30 a.m.

Linda Joyce Merritt Davis
AMERICUS — Linda Joyce Merritt Davis, 48, of 280 West Plains Road, Americus, died Saturday, October 5, 2002, at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Cool Springs Baptist Church in Marion County with interment in the church cemetery.
Barnum Funeral Home
Americus (229) 924-2958

Mattie Davis Gauntt
BAINBRIDGE — Mattie Davis Gauntt, 87, of Bainbridge died Wednesday, October 9, 2002, in Bainbridge.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Bainbridge with interment in Roselawn Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be 7 p.m.-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 401 E. Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819.
Ivey Funeral Home
Bainbridge (229) 246-3232

Pearlie Mae Irvin
CAMILLA — Funeral services for Pearlie Mae Irvin, 91, of Orlando, Fla., who died Friday, October 4, 2002, in Orlando, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Habakkuk Missionary Baptist Church in Mitchell County. Interment will follow in Oakview Cemetery in Camilla.
Kelson and Jones Funeral Home
Camilla (229) 336-0349

Jessie L. Mercer
CORDELE — Funeral services for Jessie L. Mercer of Cordele will be held at noon Saturday at Greater Morris Tabernacle Baptist Church with burial in Bethel Cemetery.
J.W. Williams Funeral Home
Cordele (229) 273-2683

Janetta Caldwell Paulk
FITZGERALD — Friends of Janetta Caldwell Paulk, 80, of Fitzgerald will regret to learn of her death on Wednesday, October 9, 2002, in Charlotte, NC.
Mrs. Paulk was born on July 9, 1922, in Gay, GA, to the late Ralph N. Caldwell & Annie Funderburk Caldwell. She was the widow of Ethridge Paulk. Mrs. Paulk received her B.A. from Georgia Southern University and her master's degree from the University of Georgia. She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma. Mrs. Paulk was a former school teacher and retired as the curriculum director for the Fitzgerald Public School System. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Fitzgerald.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Paulk Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Fitzgerald. Visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Linda Paulk of Charlotte, NC, and Ralph and Kay Paulk of Marietta; grandchildren, Todd Levi of Chattanooga, TN, Eric Paulk U.S. Army, Germany, Amy Baran of Bozeman, MT, and Matthew Paulk of Charlotte, NC; great-granddaughter, Katlyn Levi of Chattanooga, TN; sister, Dorothy Callahan of Griffin.
Paulk Funeral Home
Fitzgerald (229) 423-2033

Charlie H. Pierce
AMERICUS — Charlie H. Pierce, 94, of 4011 N.E. Second Ave., Pompano Beach, FL, died Thursday, October 3, 2002, at N.B. Medical Center in Pompano Beach.
The graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Eastview Cemetery in Sumter County.
Barnum Funeral Home
Americus (229) 924-2958

David Thomas Jr.
PELHAM — David Thomas Jr., 56, of 388 Baggs Avenue, Pelham, died Thursday, October 3, 2002, at Mitchell County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church with interment in Pelham Memorial Gardens.
Thomas & Son Home for Funerals
Pelham (229) 294-4869

Alberta Turner Wallace
NICHOLSON — Alberta Turner Wallace, 90, of 939 Lakeview Drive, Nicholson, died Wednesday, October 9, 2002, in Commerce.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Perry Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:30 p.m. until the funeral time.
Perry Funeral Chapel
Ashburn (229) 567-3366

Gwennell Kimbrell Walsh
FITZGERALD — Gwennell Kimbrell Walsh, 66, of Fitzgerald died Wednesday, October 9, 2002, at Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Paulk Funeral Home Chapel with interment in New Hope Cemetery in Ambrose.
Paulk Funeral Home
Fitzgerald (229) 423-2033

Ernest Lee Racener
ALBANY — Ernest Lee "Skip" Racener, 80, of Albany passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Hall & Hall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Thomas officiating.
Mr. Racener was a native of St. Louis, Mo., and had lived in Albany since 1976. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army Air Corp and the U.S. Air Force. He was a former P.O.W. and was retired from Civil Service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover C. and Grace Petty Racener and his wife, Ruth E. Wade Racener.
Hall & Hall Funeral Home
Albany (229) 883-3864

Jonnie Dewayne Skidmore
ALBANY — Jonnie Dewayne Skidmore, 51, of Albany, formerly of Moultrie, died Wednesday, October 9, 2002, at his residence.
Memorial funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. today at New Covenant Church, Corner of Whiddon Mill Road and Upper Ty Ty Road in Tifton with the Rev. Mike Hobbs officiating.
A native of Moultrie, he had recently moved to Albany and was employed as a welder. He attended Heritage Church in Moultrie. He was a devoted Christian and was loved by all.
Survivors include his fiancιe, Donna Autrey-Pollard of Albany; parents, Annie L. and Charles R. Alsobrook Sr. of Tifton; daughters, Beth Skidmore and Jennifer Skidmore, both of Moultire; brother and sister-in-law, Chuck and Jana Alsobrook of Tifton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lynn and Randy Carmichael of Valdosta and Jackie and Ric Carmichael of Canton; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the residence of his parents, Annie L. and Charles Alsobrook at 2407 Diana Ave. in Tifton.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Heritage Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 307, Moultrie, GA 31776.
Hall & Hall Funeral Home
Albany (229) 883-3864

Carl F. Corbin Sr.
AMERICUS — Carl F. Corbin Sr., 80, of 906 Post Way died at Perfect Care shortly after noon on Thursday, October 10, 2002.
Graveside services will be conducted from Sunset Memorial Gardens at 2 p.m. today with Dr. Reed Crumbliss and the Rev. Damon Fountain officiating. Members of the Keystone Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church and employees of Glover Wholesale Company are requested to serve as honorary pallbearers.
Born April 12, 1922, in Colquitt County, he was a son of the late Frank B. Corbin and Letha Moree Corbin. His wife, Edna English Corbin, preceded him in death on March 15, 2001.
Friends may call at the residence of Carl and Cindy Corbin, 122 East College Street.
Mr. Corbin, a veteran of the Marine Corps, served during World War II. He worked for 18 years as a salesman for the Georgia Cigar and Tobacco Company in Albany, and for 38 years as a salesman for Glover Wholesale Company. He was a member and former deacon of First Baptist Church, served as an usher and was a member of Keystone Sunday School class for many years.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Marvlyn and Perry Kirk of Covington; a son and daughter-in-law, Carl F. Corbin Jr. and Cindy Corbin of Americus; four grandchildren, Becky Bankston of Covington, Brad Bankston, Zac Corbin and Mindy Corbin, all of Americus; one great-granddaughter, Lilly Corbin of Americus; a sister-in-law, Frances Adcock of Dublin; two brothers-in-law, Douglas English and Jack English, both of Hawkinsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Hancock Funeral Home
Americus (229) 924-3645

Wilmer Eugene Morris
MOULTRIE — Wilmer Eugene (W.E.) Morris, 82, of 3984 Old Doerun Road, Moultrie, died Thursday, October 10, 2002, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. today at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the building fund at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, 231 Sam Sells Rd., Moultrie, GA 31768.
The family may be contacted at the home of the Rev. N.B. and Alice Jordan, 3981 Old Doerun Rd., Moultrie, GA 31768.
Cobb Funeral Chapel
Moultrie (229) 985-3704

Ronnie Ray Mosley
CAIRO — Ronnie Ray Mosley died Wednesday, October 9, 2002, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Clark Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Greenwood Cemetery.
Clark Funeral Home
Cairo (229) 377-1414

Peggy Shepard
FORT GAINES — Funeral services for Peggy Shepard, 40, who died Saturday, October 5, 2002, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center will be held at noon today at First Baptist Church in Georgetown. The burial will follow in Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Georgetown.
Lewis Mortuary
Fort Gaines (229) 768-2014

Willie Bell Stepherson
FITZGERALD — Funeral services for Willie Bell Stepherson of 117 Frank Road, Fitzgerald, will be held at noon today at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Rock Hill Cemetery in Jacksonville, GA.
Hall's Funeral Home
Fitzgerald (229) 423-3674

Louise Melton Woodrum
OCILLA — Louise Melton Woodrum, 78, of Ocilla died Friday, October 11, 2002, at Osceola Nursing Home in Ocilla.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Holt Cemetery in Irwin County.
Visitation will be 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Paulk Funeral Home
Ocilla (229) 423-2033

Helen Hammons Dobbs
ELLAVILLE — Helen Hammons Dobbs, 68, of Ellaville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 11, 2002.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Andersonville National Cemetery, with the Revs. Lawrence Brown and Junior Brown officiating.
She was native of Coeburn, Virginia, and was a daughter of the late Oliver and Bessie Boggs, Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Pine Bluff Baptist Church.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Donald P. and Latricia Dobbs, Jr. of Baconton, David W. and Kathy Dobbs of Ellaville, Donald P. Dobbs, III and Darryl F. and Robbie Dobbs, all of Sylvester; a daughter and son-in-law, Joy and Leonard Lee, Jr. of Sylvester; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dennis and Trevia Boggs of Banner, VA, Oliver Boggs of Coeburn, VA, Donald Boggs of Sylvester and Joe and Mollie Boggs of Leesburg; sisters and brothers-in-laws, Marie and Allen Adams of Valdosta, Maxine and Bobby Couch of Flat Woods, VA, Eunice Boggs and Libby Boggs, both of Coeburn; 22 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive at the funeral home today (Monday) evening from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Hall & Hall Funeral Home
Albany (229) 883-3864

Allan Keith Mercer
SYLVESTER — The graveside funeral service of Allan Keith Mercer, 29, of 130 Sing Road, Sylvester, who died Saturday, October 12, 2002 at his residence, will be conducted Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery. The Rev. Buddy Wasson will officiate.
Survivors include his mother, Faye K. Poole of Sylvester and an uncle, Ronnie Keigans of Dawson.
The family will receive friends today (Monday) from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mathews Funeral Home
Albany (229) 435-5657

Charles W. Unruh
LEESBURG — Charles W. Unruh, 40, of Leesburg, died Sunday, October 13, 2002. Arrangements to be announced.
Hall & Hall Funeral Home
Albany (229) 993-3864

Octavia Collins Boyette
CAIRO — Octavia Collins Boyette, died Saturday, October 12, 2002. Funeral services will be held today (Monday), 11 a.m. at Magnolia Baptist Church, Whigham, with interment in the church cemetery.
Clark Funeral Home
Cairo (229) 377-1414

Jessie L. Holley
DONALSONVILLE — The Rev. Jessie L. Holley, 78, of Donalsonville, died Sunday, October 13, 2002 in Albany. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Donalsonville, with interment in Union Cemetery on Hwy. 91 North. Visitation will be held 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today (Monday) at the funeral home.
Evans-Skipper Funeral Home
Donalsonville (229) 524-2789

Eloise Whitley Hunter
OCILLA — Friends of Eloise Whitley Hunter, 88, of Irwin County, GA, will regret to learn of her death on Saturday, October 12, 2002 in Dorminy Medical Center, Fitzgerald.
Mrs. Hunter was born on November 8, 1913 in Irwin County, to the late Archie Whitley and Lula Mixon Whitley. She was the widow of the late James Ernest Hunter. Mrs. Hunter had lived in Irwin County most of her life and was a homemaker. She was also a member of the Pine Hill Baptist Church in Ocilla.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Paulk Funeral Home Chapel in Ocilla, with the Revs. Ronny Griner and Bobby Stone officiating. Interment will follow in Pinetta Cemetery, Irwin County. Visitation will be held from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today (Monday) at the funeral home.
She is survived by four sons, J.D. Hunter of Tallahassee, FL, Eugene Hunter, Curtis Hunter and Gary Hunter, all of Ocilla; four daughters, Maggie Cleghorn of Albany, Sandra Bryson of Warner Robins, Linda Gray of Brunswick, and Karen Fennell of Kennesaw; a brother, Richard Whitley of Decatur; a sister, Jeanette Shaw of Mobile, AL; and 24 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hunter was preceded in death by a grandson, Russ Bryson.
Paulk Funeral Home
Ocilla (229) 423-2033

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