ALBANY — Evelyn Jackson-Wyatt, 90, of 223 West Third Ave., Albany, died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at Albany Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Albany with interment in Riverside Cemetery. The Rev. Ernest Davis Jr. will officiate.
A native of Calhoun County, Mrs. Jackson-Wyatt was born October 11, 1912, and attended Calhoun County public schools. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church and had retired from Campbell Soup Company.
Survivors include two sisters, Malissa Graulau of Albany and Maggie Douglas of Edison; a niece, Christine Green of Philadelphia, Penn., and a nephew, Delmus Jackson, also of Philadelphia, Penn.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. today at Meadows Funeral Home.
The remains of Mrs. Wyatt will lie-in-state at the church on Saturday from noon until the funeral hour.
The family of Mrs. Wyatt will receive friends and relative at the home of her sister, Malissa Graulau, 2415 Dawson Rd., Apt. X-8, here in Albany, GA.
Meadows Funeral Home
SYLVESTER — David Jones, 65, of 608 S. Washington St., Sylvester, died Monday, November 11, 2002, at Albany Health Care in Albany.
The funeral will be at noon Saturday at First African Baptist Church with interment in Shepard Memorial Garden. Elder Arthur Fulton will officiate.
A native of Worth County, Mr. Jones was born September 22, 1937. He was a carpenter and a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Jones-Wilson of Oakfield; three sons, David Jones Jr., Jessie Lee Jones, and Melvin Jones, all of Sylvester; two sisters, Emily Wise and Mary Levette, both of Atlanta; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Shipp's Funeral Home
Sylvester (229) 776-1355
Betty Jean Phillips
ALBANY — Betty Jean Phillips, 45, of 654 West Society died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Church of the Living Word with interment in First Kiokee Church cemetery.
J.L. Litman Memorial Funeral Service
Mae Redmond Ramsey
ALBANY — Mae Redmond Ramsey, 67, of Kenesaw, NE, died Wednesday, November 13, 2002.
The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Kimbrell-Stern with interment in Thundering Springs Cemetery. Dr. Ron Baxley will officiate.
A native of Lee County, Mrs. Ramsey lived in Lee County and Dawson before moving to Kenesaw. She was a life member of the VFW Auxiliary, former manager of the Swanee Swifty Store on US 19 where she worked for 18 years, and had worked at Oxford Manufacturing in Dawson for a number of years.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon R. Ramsey and a son, Charles Ramsey, both of Kenesaw, NE; two brothers, Mount Redmond of Pelham and Al Redmond of Dawson; and four grandchildren, Jenny Williams of Albany, Vivian Ramsey of Richmond, VA, James Ramsey of Pensacola, FL, and Cassie Mae Ramsey of Kenesaw, NE.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday at Kimbrell-Stern.
Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors
Albany (229) 883-4152
James L. Redding
ALBANY — The Rev. James L. Redding, 61, of 1201 Waddell Avenue died Thursday, November 7, 2002, at Phoebe Worth Medical Center in Sylvester.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Birth Fellowship Church in Albany with interment in Floral Memory Garden Cemetery in Albany. L.B. Gardner is the pastor and the Rev. Johnny Gardner officiating.
A native of Terrell County, the Rev. Redding was the owner of Redding Construction Company. He attended Calhoun County public schools and received his religious training from Bethany Divinity College & Seminary. He was vice moderator of the St. Paul Association, current pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Poulan, former pastor of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Leary, Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Sumner, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Albany and Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Leslie. He was also a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Albany where the late Rev. Jake Edwards Jr. was pastor.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Holloway-Redding of Albany; four daughters, Kim Redding, Demetrius Redding and Debbie Redding, all of New York, New York, and Evangelist Gloria (Sammy) Pollard of Albany; seven sons, the Rev. Johnny (Helen) Gardner, the Rev. Jimmy (Gladys) Gardner, the Rev. L.B. (Betty) Gardner, Jonathan Gardner, Kennedy (Jackie) Johnson, Ricky (Sheila) Johnson, all of Albany, and Willie Johnson of Chesapeake, Va.; three brothers, Robert Redding of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Andrew Redding of Tampa, Fla., and Willie C. Redding of Albany; one sister, Mattie Frost of Albany; three goddaughters, Minister Barbara Cole, Gwendolyn Hicks and Cynthia Fleming, all of Albany; 29 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The remains of the Rev. Redding will lie-in-state at the church Saturday evening from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour.
Meadows Funeral Home
ALBANY — Naomi Washington, 87, of 3310 Buckman Street, Jacksonville, FL, died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at her residence.
The funeral service will be at noon Saturday at Riverside Cemetery.
Poteat Funeral Home
Francis Nicole Bailey
MOULTRIE — Francis Nicole Bailey, 26, of Adel, died Thursday, November 14, 2002, at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Harrell-Faircloth Chapel with interment in the family plot at Westview Cemetery in Moultrie.
Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home
Moultrie (229) 985-3333
Verna Kelley Bailey
MOULTRIE — Verna Kelley Bailey, 88, of 603 Clarence Jones Road, Moultrie, died Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at her residence.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Harrell-Faircloth Chapel with interment in Westview Cemetery in Moultrie.
Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home
Moultrie (229) 985-3333
Roderick M. Busbee
BONAIRE — Col. Roderick "Roddy" M. Busbee, USAF (Ret.) 70, died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner Robins. Interment will follow the service at 1:30 p.m. in Andersonville National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Gateway Cottage, 2764 Watson Blvd., Centerville, GA 31028 or Trinity United Methodist Church Building Fund, 129 S. Houston Rd., Warner Robins, GA 31088.
Col. Busbee was born in Vienna, GA. He began his Air Force career in 1953, after receiving a bachelor of science degree and an Air Force ROTC commission from the University of Georgia. After completing pilot training, he served his first operational assignment in Korea. Upon returning to the states, he was assigned to the Strategic Air Command, flying the B-47 and the B-52 aircrafts. He flew 194 combat missions during the Vietnam conflict. He received numerous awards and decorations, including the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star, the Air Medal with eight Oak Leaf Clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Vietnamese Service Medal, and the Outstanding Unit Award. His job assignments have included: Chief of Wing Standardization Evaluation Division, Squadron Operations Officer, B-52 Squadron Commander, Assistant Deputy Commander for Operations - 19th Bomb Wing, and Field Maintenance Squadron Commander -19th Bomb Wing, Deputy Base Commander - 509th Combat Support Group and Deputy Commander for Resource Management - 509th Bomb Wing.
A member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Col. Busbee was a past chairman of the Administration Board and a member of the Hope Sunday School Class. He was an active member and a past president of the Warner Robins Rotary Club. A past president of the Houston County Home Builders Association, he also served on the board at Gateway and the Salvation Army. He served on the Commission of Organized Crime under past President Ronald Regan. His parents, Perry and Nell Busbee Sr., preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Earline Busbee of Bonaire; daughters, Debbie Crump of Fort Valley, Paula Hillerud of Mansfield, TX; son, Rick Busbee of Ackworth, GA; brothers, Dr. Perry Busbee of Cordele, Gov. George Busbee of Duluth; sisters, Jane Turton of Cordele and June Coley of Vienna.
McCullough Funeral Home Warner Robins
ROCHELLE — Graveside services for Jairo Castillo, infant son of Pedro Castillo and Maria Ramos of Fitzgerald, will be at 2 p.m. today in Evergreen Cemetery in Fitzgerald.
Frazier & Son Funeral Home
Rochelle (229) 365-2226
DAWSON — Rayfield Clark, 78, of 372 Second Avenue, Dawson, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002, at VA Hospital in Dublin.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Field) in Dawson with burial in the church cemetery.
Ward Funeral Home
Dawson (229) 995-5853
Joe Harris Evans
CORDELE — Funeral services for Joe Harris Evans of Pinehurst who died Thursday, November 7, 2002, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia Baptist Church, Drayton Community, with burial in Macedonia Church cemetery.
J.W. Williams Funeral Home Directors
Cordele (229) 273-2683
Henrietta H. Green
ASHBURN — Henrietta H. Green, 79, of 747 MLK Jr. Drive, Ashburn, died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at Atlanta Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at New Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Ashburn with burial in Westview Memorial Cemetery in Ashburn.
Shipp's Funeral Home
Ashburn (229) 567-3101
Ella Lou Hunt
BAINBRIDGE — Ella Lou Hunt, 89, of Jellico, Tenn., died Wednesday, November 13, 2002, in Jellico.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Oak City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Ivey Funeral Home
Bainbridge (229) 246-3232
Lillian Lynn Hunt
BAINBRIDGE — Lillian Lynn Hunt, 83, of Bainbridge died Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with interment in Bethel Baptist Church cemetery.
Cox Funeral Home
Bainbridge (229) 246-4411
Joe Frank Jones
PELHAM — "Joe Frank" Jones, 77, of 455 Rosewood Drive, Pelham, died Thursday, November 14, 2002, at Mitchell County Convalescent Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mizpah Primitive Baptist Church with interment in Mizpah Cemetery. Elder Max Childs will officiate.
A native of Mitchell County, Mr. Jones was born March 15, 1925. He was a member of Mizpah Primitive Baptist Church and was a retired postal clerk. His parents were the late Lizzie Bell Cooper and Roscoe Jones.
Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth Davis of Pelham; four nieces, Gwen J. Hancock of Whigham, Jackie J. Chason of Pelham, Connie J. Vinson of Monticello, FL, and Mary John J. Dean of Whigham.
Active pallbearers will be William Russell Taylor, Frank Stewart, Irvin Horne, Gilmore Rogers, N.D. Clark and Warner NeSmith.
Visitation will be 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. today at Braswell Funeral Home.
The family will be meeting at the residence of Elizabeth Davis, 455 Rosewood Dr., Pelham.
Braswell Funeral Home
Pelham (229) 294-2661
Clarence King Jr.
DAWSON — Clarence King Jr., 52, of 875 Meadow Run Lane #67, Dawson, GA, died Monday, November 11, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, GA.
The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2002, at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Terrell County, GA. The Rev. Henry Hogan, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Clarence came into his past life, December 7, 1949, to the union of the late Clarence King Sr. and the late Louise King.
He attended the public schools of Terrell County, GA. Clarence was employed at Dawson Manufacturing Company for a number of years.
Left to cherish his loving memories are; a loyal son, Conelious King (Allison) of Columbus, GA; a loving friend-wife, Ella King of Dawson, GA; four brothers, Curtis King, Willie James King, Jessie King (Yvonne), all of Dawson, GA, and Bobbie King (Laverne) of Newnan, GA; five sisters, Dianne King, Rubye Ford, Helen Garrett (William Wilson) all of Dawson, GA, Cassandra Jones (Nathaniel) of Baltimore, MD, Veronica Brown (Charles) of Bossier City, LA. One sister, Dorothy Bridges preceded him in death. A grandson, Kendric King of Columbus, GA; four uncles, Johnny B. Dennard Sr., Willie Fred Dennard (Carolyn), Deacon Forest Dennard Jr. (Fannie), Charlie Will Dennard, all of Dawson, GA; four aunts, Annie Ruth Dennard, Daisy Dennard, Annie Mae Dennard and Annie Lee Watson Dennard, all of Dawson, GA, and Rena Mae Lewis of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; two great-aunts, Johnnie Mae Stephens and Ruby Dennard, both of Dawson, GA. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Albritten's Funeral Service
Dawson (229) 995-5895
Howard Lewis Jr.
CAMILLA — Howard Lewis Jr., 80, of 175 Lincoln Street, Camilla, died Saturday, November 9, 2002, at his residence.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brown Chapel Church in Camilla with interment in Oakview Cemetery.
Robert Jester Mortuary
Camilla (229) 336-8453