The memorial service of Ted Lavon Faircloth, 62, of Putney, who died Thursday, October 14, 2004, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, will be conducted Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with visitation to follow. Rev. Chuck Auschwitz will officiate.
Mr. Faircloth was a native of Mitchell County and had resided in Albany for 39 years moving here from Augusta. He was self-employed as a pawn broker, home builder and cattle farmer. Mr. Faircloth was a member of the Pawn Brokers Association and of the Christian faith.
Survivors include his wife, Nita Faircloth of Putney, two sons, Max Faircloth of Putney and Lee Faircloth and wife Pam of Birmingham, AL, two brothers, Wallace Faircloth of Albany and Orbie Faircloth of Americus, a sister, Shirley Curnutte of Moultrie and a granddaughter, Emily Faircloth, Birmingham, Al.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Ted's memory to the Albany Association For Retarded Citizens, 2611 Pointe North Blvd., Albany, GA., 31707, American Cancer Society, 323 Pine Ave., Suite 100, Albany, GA., 31701, the American Heart Association, 1512 Gillionville Road, Suite 6, Albany, GA., 31707 or to the charity of your choice.
The funeral service of Mylan Chalker Hart, 52, of 397 Highway 32 East, Leesburg, who died Sunday, December 26, 2004, at Palmyra Medical Center, will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Dr. Jim Naylor and Rev Steve Sutton will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery..
A native of Worth County Ga., Mrs. Hart had resided in Leesburg for the past twelve years, having previously lived in Albany. She was employed at The Marine Corps Logistics Base. She was an active member of Friendship Baptist Church of Lee County, The Lee County Women's Club and The Federal Managers Association. Mrs. Hart was preceded in death by her father, Jack Chalker and an uncle, Mickey Miller.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Hart of Leesburg, her mother, Geraldine Chalker of Albany, an aunt, Robynel Miller Harden and her husband Cecil of Columbus, Ga., two uncles, Miles Miller and John Frank Miller and wife Annette both of Albany and three cousins Janet Miller of Albany, Gene Harden and Katheryne Harden Delffs of Columbus a daughter, Rebecca Hart of Gloversville, NY, two sons, Aarron Hart and his wife Lacey of Albany and Christopher Hart of Gloversville, NY and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends today (Tuesday) from 6:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
Flowers are welcome or in lieu of flowers contributtions may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, P.O. Box 70095, Albany, Ga. 31708
The funeral service of Earl Langdale, 75, of Colquitt formerly of Worth County, GA., who died Wednesday, February 2, 2005, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, will be conducted Friday at 3:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Revs. Bill Suggs and Frank Hall will officiate.
A native of Worth County, GA., Mr. Langdale had resided in Colquitt for the past 5 years. He was a retired truck driver and of the Holiness Baptist faith.
Survivors include a sister, Juanita Langdale Wills of Baconton, half-sister, Patsy Langdale Vicks, of Homestead, FL, three nephews, Roger Wills of Albany, Curtis Wills of Mitchell County and Charles Wills of Raleigh, NC, two nieces, Tina Duke of Worth County and Monteze Fountain of Montezuma, GA and a number of great-nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
The graveside funeral service of Mildred Willis Stewart, 74, of 1210 Baker Ave., Albany, Ga, who died Saturday, April 2,, 2005, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, will be conducted Tuesday, April 5, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. at Floral Memory Gardens. The Rev. Greg Ware will officiate.
A native of Tift County, Ga. Mrs. Stewart had lived in Albany all of her adult life. She was a Salesperson with Carmen Shoe store for 15 years and was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church. Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by her husband, Ethridge L. Stewart, Jr..
Survivors include a son and his wife, Robert (Bob) Edward and Leisa Stewart of Albany, a daughter and her husband, Vickie Lynn and Chuck Harper of Albany, three grandsons, Robbie Stewart, Jeb Stewart and Jason Stewart and his wife Cassie, a great grandson, Gage Ethridge Stewart all of Albany, six sisters, Nadine King, Reba Stewart and Brenda Kay Bryant all of Albany, Ga., Retha Stewart of Vidalia, Ga., Linda McDaniel of Tampa, Fl. and Doris Croyle of Marrietta, Ga., three brothers, J.W.
Willis and Sherman Willis both of Albany and Harvey Willis of Sautee-Nacoochee, Ga.
The family will receive friends today (Monday) from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
The family wil be at Mrs. Stewart's residence, 1210 Baker Ave., Albany, Ga.
The funeral service of Dennis Bullington, 73, of Albany who died Thursday, November 24, 2005 at his residence will be conducted Monday November 28, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.The Revs. Billy D. Hanna and Keith Gaines will officiate. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
A native and life long resident of Dougherty Co., GA., Mr. Bullington was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, a former member of Benevolent Order of Protected Elks, a Mason, an avid hunter, fisherman and storyteller. He retired after thirty years as a building contractor, past president of the Home Builders Association of Albany and Southwest Georgia and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Sally Smith Bullington, Albany, two sons and their wifes, Mike Bullington and Gayle, Americus, GA., Milton Bullington and Diane, Albany (Lee Co.), a daughter and her husband, Tammy Martin and Boyd, Albany, a brother, David Bullington, Albany,a sister, Gladys Sentell, Albany and eight grandchildren, John Dennis Bullington, Jason Bullington, Richard Bullington, Chad Bullington, Diana Bullington, Kelly Bullington, Leanne Bullington and Lauren Bullington.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
Those desiring may make memorials to Albany Community Hospice, P. O. Box 1828, Albany, GA 31702.
The graveside memorial service of Howard Clark, 83, of Albany who died Saturday December 31, 2005 will be conducted Tuesday, January 3, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Ron Perry will officiate
A native of Jefferson, GA., Mr. Clark had resided in Albany most all of his life. He was a veteran of WW II and the Korean War serving in the US Navy. He was a former member of VFW Post 2785 and former member of the Loyal Order of Moose, he was a retired pipe fitter and was a life long member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Retha Clark, Albany, GA., a son, Rodney Howard Clark and his wife, Beverly, of Albany, GA., a daughter, Marsha Adams and her husband Keith of Phoenix, AZ., six grandchildren, four great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
Those desiring may make memorials to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 8th. Street, N.W., Washington, DC., 20006
Kenneth Randall Stokes “Ken O’Brien”, 47, of 1703 Whispering Pines Road, Albany, Ga., died Monday, March 12, 2007 at Palmyra Medical Centers. Visitation will be held Tuesday, from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Another visitation will be held Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. (CST) and the funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home, Centre, AL. Interment will follow in Cherokee Memory Gardens on Thursday.
A native Centre, AL. Mr. Stokes had resided in Albany since 1994 moving from Centre, AL. He was the Home décor and paint department manger at Lowe’s and was a former D.J. with Clear Channel and Cumulus Broadcasting Company.
Mr. Stokes was a member of Piedmont Church of God in Piedmont, AL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman Frank Stokes and Iva Nett Freeman Stokes and a sister, Dorothy Gardner.
Survivors include a sister, Irene Tucker (John) of Glencoe, Al; two brothers, Ray Stokes (Kathy) of Gadsden, Al and Ricky Stokes (Tina) of Centre, AL, bother-in-law, Pete Gardner and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service of Charles “Charlie” Herman Thaden, 82, of 209 Lockett Station Road, Albany who died Saturday, April 28, 2007, at his residence will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Ken Myers and John Tracy will officiate. All law enforcement personnel and Boy and Girl Scouts will serve as honorary pallbearers. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
A native of Jacksonville, FL. Mr. Thaden had resided in Albany since 1964 and was a member of Avalon United Methodist Church. Charlie served his country in the Army Air Corps, which later became the U. S. Air Force, for twenty seven years during World War II, The Korean Conflict and The Vietnam Conflict as a flying medic, retiring on August 1, 1969.
For nearly seventy years of his life, he was closely involved in the scouting movement, having himself been an Eagle Scout, member of Order of the Arrow and recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. He helped organize numerous scout troops at home and abroad including the troop at Avalon United Methodist Church as well as a troop in Japan. Charlie was chief organizer of the first U. S. - Japan Scouting Jamboree and was made an honorary member of the Boy Scouts of Japan. He received the God and Service Recognition, the highest award in Methodism for scouting participation.
Following his retirement from the Air Force, Mr. Thaden was employed with the City of Albany as a police records specialist and Clerk of Recorders Court for over twenty years. In 1985, he was presented the Liberty Bell Award by the Dougherty Circuit Bar Association for his service to the promotion of freedom and the rule of law. In spite of the recognition accorded him, recognition was not important to his life. Charlie and Blanche, his wife of nearly sixty one years, quietly moved through the community doing good and helping those in need.
Survivors include his wife, Blanche Thaden of Albany; a daughter and her husband Sherry and John Tracy of Albany, a son Daniel Allen of Lexington, NC; two brothers, Leslie Thaden of Security, CO and Wallace Thaden of Jacksonville, FL two grandchildren, Lori VanDyke and James Bush, four great-grandchildren. Brady and Lacy Manley, Hunter and Kaelin Bush.
The family will receive friends (today) Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
Those desiring may make contributions to American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Southeast Affiliate, Living Legacy Partnership, P.O. Box 409410, Atlanta, GA 30384-9410.
The funeral service of Barbara Ann (Babs) McDonald Coxwell, 49, of Sasser, GA., died Sunday June 24, 2007 at her residence, will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Michael Lyons will officiate. Interment will follow in Leesburg Cemetery.
A native of Okaloosa Co., FL, Barbara had resided in Sasser for the past year moving from Lee Co., GA. She was a secretary with the Terrell County Board of Commissioners and of the Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, James R. McDonald.
Survivors include her husband, Russell C. McDonald, Sr., Sasser, GA., Mother, Shirley Patterson and her companion Hap Oliver both of Dawson, GA., Father and step-mother, Robert E. and Helen Coxwell, Lee Co., GA., a sister, Marilyn Sue Bartlett, Lee Co., GA., step-son Russell Clifford (Bubba) McDonald, Jr. and his girlfriend Lisa Caldwell both of Lee Co., GA., two step-daughters, Lori Ortiz and her husband David, Chula Vista, CA. and Christie Smith and her husband Ashley, Atlanta, GA., a niece, Paige Marie Bartlett, great-nephew, Parker Robert Orr and great-niece, Kaydn McKenzie Orr all of Lee Co., GA. and five step-grandchildren, Kelsey McDonald, Slade McDonald, Garrett Caldwell, Alex McDonald and Isabelle Ortiz.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
The funeral service of Barbara A. Cain, 52, of 142 Leland Ferrell Road, Leesburg, GA, who died Friday July 27, 2007 at Palmyra Medical Centers will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Craig Howell will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
A native of Dougherty County, GA. Barbara had lived most of her life in Albany and Lee County. She was a LPN and was a Member of Albany First Assembly of God and attended Plantation Parkway Assembly of God. Barbara was preceded in death by her father, James Marvin Cain.
Survivors include her mother, Ruby Cain of Lee County; a brother and his wife, James Dale (J.D.) and Suzanne Cain of Lee County; a nephew and his wife, D.J. and Lisa Cain of Asheville, NC; a great-niece, Sydney Cain and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 p.m. at 5 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
The family will be at the residence of Ruby Cain, 142 Leland Ferrell Road, Leesburg, GA.