Daisy Mae Jackson
BAINBRIDGE — Daisy Mae Jackson, 98, of 804 E. Griffin Ave., Bainbridge, died Thursday, December 12, 2002, at Bainbridge Hospital.
The funeral was Monday at Smith Grove M.B. Church of Amsterdam, GA, with interment in Conyers Cemetery.
Bainbridge (229) 246-6042
Lewis Vickers King
NASHVILLE — Lewis Vickers King, 94, of Nashville, died Sunday, December 15, 2002, at his residence.
The funeral was Tuesday at Flat Creek Baptist Church with interment in Flat Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Mickey Lindsey officiated.
A native of Berrien County, Mr. King was born August 30, 1908. His parents were the late Simmie King and Minnie McMillan. He was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church and served as Chairman of the Berrien County DEFACS Board for over 60 years. He was a former deacon of First Baptist Church and was a very faithful and humble man.
Survivors include his wife, Alma Watson King of Nashville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Anita and Wendell Nix of Bainbridge and Janice and Paul Howze of Springfield; a son and daughter-in-law, Travis and Geraldine King of Nashville; two sisters, Alma Connell of Nashville and Thelma Davis of Tifton; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Lovein Funeral Home
Nashville (229) 686-2007
Daniel D. Lewis Jr.
AMERICUS — Daniel D. Lewis Jr., 68, of 122 Ga. Hwy. 27-East, Americus, died Friday, December 13, 2002, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Barnum Funeral Home.
Barnum Funeral Home
Americus (229) 924-2958
Mary Laine Sapp
AMERICUS — Mary Laine Sapp, 86, of 123 Head Alley, Americus, died Saturday, December 14, 2002, at her residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Sumter County with interment in Eastview Cemetery.
Barnum Funeral Home
Americus (229) 924-2958
SYLVESTER — Robert Carroll, 73, of 2336 Ga. Hwy. 112 South, Sylvester, died Wednesday, December 18, 2002, at his residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Banks Funeral Home with interment in Hillcrest Cemetery.
A native of Tift County, Mr. Carroll was born December 19, 1928. He had lived in Worth County all of his life and was a truck driver. He was a member and deacon of Calvary Baptist Church. His parents were the late Milledge Lee Carroll and Exie Heath Carroll.
Survivors include his wife, Kay F. Peeples Carroll of Sylvester; two daughters, Jerri (Tommy) Pate, and Patti (Gene) Huggins, all of Sylvester; a son, Robert Allen (Mary) Carroll of Brewton, AL; four brothers, Charles Carroll of Poulan, Jimmy Carroll of Hickory, NC, David Carroll and Austin Carroll, both of Sylvester; two sisters, Betty James and Mary Ann Moody, both of Sylvester; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Banks Funeral Home
Sylvester (229) 776-2055
ALBANY — The funeral service of Ethel Elizabeth Coston, 77, of 1399 Hwy. 19 South, Leesburg, who died Monday, December 16, 2002, will be conducted today at 11 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. The Rev. Ken Chancellor will officiate. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
A native of Colquitt County, GA, Mrs. Coston had resided in the Albany and Leesburg area since 1950. Mrs. Coston was a bookkeeper for Coats and Clark and retired after thirty two years. She was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church and the Rose Moore Sunday School Class. Mrs. Coston was preceded in death by a son, Carl Cox, who died in 1977.
Survivors include two sons, William (Snooky) Cox of Salem, Oregon, and Thomas (Tom) E. Cox of Albany, GA; a daughter, Doris Ryan of Apollo Beach, FL; sisters, Nita Hermatz of Daytona Beach, FL, and Lucille Seay of Manhattan, KS, Montine Thomas of Lake Butler, FL, Ruthie Murphy of Lakeland, FL, Cynthia Holt of Tampa, FL, and Nancy Ethredge of Sylvester, GA; brothers, Ira Clark of Lucedale, MS, Hubert Clark of Bradenton, FL, and Glenn Clark of Arcadia, FL; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation Membership Department, 1314 Spring Street N.W., Atlanta, GA 30309.
Mathews Funeral Home
Virginia Owens Lanier
ALBANY — Virginia Owens Lanier, 93, of Albany, died Tuesday evening, December 17, 2002, at her residence following an illness.
A private funeral service will be held today at 11 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery. The Rev. Dudley Lippitt will officiate.
Survivors include a son, Hollis Lanier Jr. of Albany; daughter, Ginger Lanier of Albany; two grandchildren, Hollis Lanier III and Caroline Lanier, both of Albany.
Those desiring please make memorials to a favorite charity.
Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors
Virginia McHan Shellhouse
CUTHBERT — Virginia McHan Shellhouse, 79, of Cuthbert died Wednesday, December 18, 2002, at Joe-Anne Burgin Nursing Home in Cuthbert. The funeral services will be announced later.
Mrs. Shellhouse was born June 12, 1923, in Randolph County daughter of the late William Henry McHan and Josie Todd McHan. She was retired from Kellwood Company, was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was married to the late Hubert L. Shellhouse.
Survivors include four sons, William Wesley Shellhouse and his wife Ruby, Marvin Hubert Shellhouse and his wife Patricia, Charles Ladon Shellhouse and Richard David Shellhouse, all of Cuthbert; five daughters, Betty Louise Marshall and her husband Carl of Eufaula, AL, Sara Hayes and her husband Jimmy of Leesburg, Clara Kingsmill and her husband Darrell of Erin, TN, Josie Palmer and her husband Charlie of Hephzibah and Nell Tomblin and her husband John of Shellman; a sister, Sadie Bryant of Bronwood; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Lunsford Funeral Home
Cuthbert (229) 732-2148
Minnie Lee Williams
ALBANY — Minnie Lee Williams, 85, of 307 Southwood Drive, died Sunday, December 15, 2002, at Kindred Hospital in Atlanta.
The funeral service will be at noon Friday at Riverside Cemetery.
Poteat Funeral Home
Albany (229) 436-3615
Fannie Mae Alexander
TIFTON — Fannie Mae Alexander, 86, of Tifton died Sunday, December 15, 2002, at Sylvester Health Care.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Springfield Baptist Church with interment in Oakridge Cemetery.
Tifton (229) 387-7046
Larry Wilson Atkinson
DONALSONVILLE — Larry Wilson Atkinson, 61, of Donalsonville passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2002, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with interment in Hebrew Freewill Baptist Church cemetery in Donalsonville.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Wiregrass Hospice, 432 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39817 or Hebrew Freewill Baptist Church, Hebrew Road, Donalsonville, GA 39845.
Evans-Skipper Funeral Home
Donalsonville (229) 524-2789
Anagene Barham Enfinger
BLAKELY — Anagene Barham Enfinger, 48, of 1202 Flowers Drive, Blakely, died Tuesday, December 17, 2002, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Blakely First Baptist Church with interment in Blakely Cemetery.
Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home
Blakely (229) 723-3421
Hilda Jackson Harrell
PELHAM — Hilda Jackson Harrell, 78, of Meigs passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2002, at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Meigs Baptist Church with interment in Meigs Sunset Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 p.m.-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Braswell Funeral Home
Pelham (229) 294-2661
Willie Bell Henderson
BLAKELY — Willie Bell Henderson of Blakely died Sunday, December 15, 2002, at her residence on Fort Gain Street in Blakely.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Church in Blakely with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Blakely.
Peoples Funeral Home
Blakely (229) 723-3646
Mary Hicks Hodges
PELHAM — Mary Hicks Hodges, 80, of 378 M.L. King Blvd., Pelham, died Monday, December 16, 2002, at Palmyra Medical Centers in Albany.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church with interment in Pelham Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 6 p.m.- 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Thomas & Son Home for Funerals
Pelham (229) 294-4869
Robert Allen Hughes Sr.
CAMILLA — Robert Allen "Chief" Hughes Sr., 64, of 354 N. Main Street, Newton, died Tuesday, December 17, 2002, at his residence.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home with burial in Travelers Rest Church Cemetery. The Rev. Gene Gilbert, the Rev. Paul Irvin and the Rev. Olen Cain will officiate.
Pallbearers include Robert Hall, Mike Irvin, Kevin Coker, Tim Shiver, Chip Davis and Pete Rentz.
Born October 29, 1938, in Colquitt County, Mr. Hughes was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Travelers Rest Freewill Baptist Church. He retired from the Newton Police Department as Chief of Police, after 29 years of service. Mr. Hughes was a member of the Georgia Peace Officers Association. He was the son of the late Henry Allen and Lizzie R. Rhodes Hughes. He was preceded in death by family members, James L., Lawton, Jefferson and Hopson Irvin.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Hughes of Newton; a son, Robert A. Hughes Jr. of Atlanta; a daughter, Loretta Hughes of Newton; a brother, Rhodes Hughes and wife, Martha of Albany; and their children, Dale and Tony of Atlanta, Charles and Pat Irvin Gibbs of Ashburn; two grandsons, Nicholas Allen Hughes and Clay Herring of Atlanta; and a godson, Ray Bailey II of Columbus, Ohio; a number of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Albany Community Hospice, P.O. Box 1828, Albany, GA 31703 or American Cancer Society, c/o Frances Collins, Route 2 Box 45A, Leary, GA 31762.
Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home
Camilla (229) 336-5111
Janet Pittman Jones
DAWSON — Janet Pittman Jones, 51, of 648 Eleventh Ave., NE, Dawson, died Tuesday, December 17, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Albritten's Funeral Service
Dawson (229) 995-5895
Jefferson W. Leonard
CORDELE — Jefferson W. Leonard of Fitzgerald, formerly of Dooly County, died Saturday, December 14, 2002.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hosley Chapel C.M.E. Church in Fitzgerald with interment in Vienna City Cemetery.
J.W. Williams Funeral Directors
Cordele (229) 273-2683
Naomi Cato Mills
BAINBRIDGE — Naomi Cato Mills, 88, of Jacksonville, FL, died Thursday, December 12, 2002, at Taylor Home in Jacksonville.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Cox Chapel with interment in West Bainbridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Cox Funeral Home
Bainbridge (229) 246-4411