Joe Johnston Jones
SYLVESTER — Joe Johnston Jones, 43, of Sylvester died Sunday, January 8, 2006, at his residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2006, at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Hillcrest Cemetery. Dr. Dan Williamson will officiate.
Born January 11, 1962, in Dougherty County, to Bruce and JoAnn Johnston Jones, Mr. Jones had lived in Worth County for the past four years moving here from Albany. He was a graduate of Westover High School. He received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Georgia, an Eagle Scout who received the National Boy Scouts of America Honor Medal for saving a life at the risk of his own. He was past president of the Albany Artist Guild and was a sculptor who won many awards, local, state and national. He was a sales rep. for DuBois Chemical Co. for 13 years. He was a member of Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela N. Jones of Sylvester; parents, Bruce and JoAnn Johnston Jones of Albany; brother, Richard B. Jones Jr. of Woodstock; stepdaughter, Leigh Ann Ivey of Atlanta.
The family will receive friends today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Banks Funeral Home.
The family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Jones, 415 Forest Glenn Drive, Albany.
For those desiring, memorials may be made to the Margaret Jones Public Library, 205 East Pope St., Sylvester, GA 31791.
Banks Funeral Home
Sylvester (229) 776-2055
Dosha Elizabeth Jones-Cooper
ALBANY — Dosha Elizabeth Jones-Cooper, 82, of 215 Clearlake Rd., Newton, died Monday, January 9, 2006, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Meadows Funeral Home
ALBANY — The funeral service of Rachel "Kathy" McDonald, 72, of 235 Mossy Oak Drive, Sylvester, GA, who died Sunday, January 8, 2006, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital will be conducted Wednesday, January 10, 2006, at 11 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Brother Billie McDonald Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow in Fort Benning Cemetery at 3 p.m.
A native of Sumter County, GA, Mrs. McDonald had resided in Sylvester since 1986, moving from Lee County. She was a waitress and an Albany Herald Carrier. Mrs. McDonald was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, MSGT Billie Chester McDonald, a son, Keith Allan McDonald and a brother, Jerry Stroud.
Survivors include four daughters, April Reardon and husband, Bob of Sylvester, Julia Brookerd and husband, Ryan of Albany, Linda Swain and husband, Eddie of Sylvester and Angela Robinson and husband, Tim of Blackshear; two sons, Billie McDonald Jr. and wife, Sheree of Leslie and Mike McDonald and wife, Sandra of Leesburg; four brothers, Frank Faircloth of Dawson, Russell Stroud and wife, Hazel of Lee County, A.B. Stroud and wife, Carol of Lee County and Randy Stroud and wife, Sharon of Lee County; two sisters, Connie Jones and husband, Tommy of Lee County and Shirlene Baker and husband, Tom of Tallahassee, FL; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends today from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 323 Pine Ave. Suite 100, Albany, GA 31701 or to SOWEGA Council on Aging, 1105 Palmyra Rd., Albany, GA 31701.
Mathews Funeral Home
Albany (229) 435-5657
ALBANY — Bill McGhee, 66, of 159 N. E. Russell St., Warwick, died Saturday, January 7, 2006, at Ashburn Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Meadows Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Riverside Cemetery. The Rev. Ivory Corbin will officiate.
Born October 30, 1939, in Albany, Mr. McGhee attended Dougherty County public schools. He was a retired truck driver with Swift Chemical Company. He was a member of the Golden Key Club and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Nelva Jones-McGhee of Warwick; two daughters, Jennifer McGhee of Warwick and Pamethia Graham of Albany; his mother, Estella McGhee of Albany; one sister, Ada Marshall of Albany; four grandchildren, Jeremy Graham and Justin Graham, both of Albany, Brandon McGhee and Brianna McGhee, both of Warwick.
The family of Mr. McGhee will be at the residence of his sister, Ada Marshall, 1934 South Riverview Circle here in Albany.
Meadows Funeral Home
Sevvie Evans Parker
SYLVESTER — Sevvie Evans Parker, 80, of 204 Pine St., Sylvester, died Sunday, January 8, 2006, at her residence. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Victory Memorial Chapel
Sylvester (229) 777-9844
Georgia Mae Pope
ALBANY — Georgia Mae Pope, 71, of 2007 Skylane Ave. died Sunday, January 8, 2006, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
J.L. Litman Memorial Funeral Service
ALBANY — Katie Singleton, 77, of 210 Shelby Lane died Sunday, January 8, 2006, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Poteat Funeral Home
TIFTON — Jaheem Barthell of Tifton died Saturday, January 7, 2006, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Tifton (229) 387-7046
Henry Lee Boone
AMERICUS — Henry Lee Boone of Moreno Valley, CA, died Tuesday, January 3, 2006. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with interment in Eastview Cemetery.
Barnum Funeral Home
Americus (229) 924-2958
CORDELE — Funeral services for Dorothy "Dot" Childers will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Hughes & Wright Funeral Home with interment in Sunnyside Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
The family suggest donations to the Peavy United Methodist Church Memorial Fund in lieu of flowers.
Hughes & Wright Funeral Home
Cordele (229) 273-0012
Joyce Ann Bash Crosby
CAMILLA — Joyce Ann Bash Crosby, 63, of Sale City died Monday, January 9, 2006, at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2006, at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home with burial in Shady Grove Church cemetery. The Rev. Walter Burgess and the Rev. Ronald Barrett will officiate.
Born May 17, 1942, in Lancaster, Ohio, Mrs. Crosby was a librarian for the DeSoto Trail Regional Library in Camilla and the Carnegie Library in Pelham. She ran the DeSoto Trail Bookmobile with her sister-in-law, Wynell Martin, for over 25 years, serving Mitchell, Worth, and Baker Counties. Mrs. Crosby enjoyed gardening, baking, sewing, and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her father, Bernard Bash and a brother, Bobby Bash.
Survivors include her husband, Bobby G. Crosby of Sale City; two sons, Ron Crosby and wife, Jeanne of Sale City and Brian Crosby and wife, Malissa of Hartsfield; two daughters, Amy Grantham and husband, Robert of Doerun and Lisa Clark and husband, David of Sale City; her mother, Eileen Bash of Winter Haven, FL; three sisters, Dixie Rizer of Winter Haven, FL, Diane Henriquez of Bradley, FL, and Cindy DeHaven of Auburndale, FL; a brother, Danny Bash of Mulberry, FL; five grandsons, Jason Crosby, Bradley Grantham, Zachary Crosby, Adam Crosby and Turner Clark; four granddaughters, Brooke Crosby, Molli Crosby, Erica Grantham and Audrey Clark; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 232 Pine Ave., Albany, GA 31701 or Shady Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o Wynell Martin, Hwy. 270, Sale City, GA 31784.
Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home
Camilla (229) 336-5111
Carl E. Findley Sr.
FITZGERALD — Carl E. Findley Sr., 88, of Fitzgerald died Monday, January 9, 2006, at Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2006, at Evergreen Cemetery in Fitzgerald with the Rev. Steve Waldorf and the Rev. B.J. Funk officiating. Eulogies by Dr. Carl E. Findley Jr. and Mae Wilcox.
Mr. Findley was born March 24, 1917, in Irwin County to the late Aaron Melton and Gertrude McCurdy Findley. He was retired manager of Halperin's Department Store in Fitzgerald. After retiring, he worked at J Englemann LTD Men's Store in Fitzgerald and the Big Store in Tifton. Mr. Findley was a member of the American Legion, an avid golfer and a member of Central United Methodist Church. He got great pleasure spending time with his grandsons, enjoyed home cooking and smoking his pipe.
Mr. Findley is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Carl E. Findley Jr. and Judy of Sylvester; daughter, Gloria L. Findley of Tifton and two grandchildren, Carl E. Findley III and Aaron Findley.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Warren Findley.
The family requests that memorials be made to Central United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 428, Fitzgerald, GA 31750.
Paulk Funeral Home
Fitzgerald (229) 423/2033
CORDELE — Rufus Foster of Cordele died Friday, January 6, 2006. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church with interment in Bethel Cemetery.
J.W. Williams Funeral Home
Cordele (229) 273-2683
Bennie Mae Hall
CAMILLA — Bennie Mae Hall, 74, of Newton died Friday, January 6, 2006, at Mitchell County Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Robert Jester Mortuary
Camilla (229) 336-8453
Perry Clifford Jones Jr.
AMERICUS — Perry Clifford Jones Jr. of 512 E. Forsyth St., Americus, died Friday, January 6, 2006. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with interment in Andersonville National Cemetery.
Barnum Funeral Home
Americus (229) 924-2958
Essie Mae Knight
PELHAM — Essie Mae Knight, 93, of Camilla died Thursday, January 5, 2006, at Mitchell Convalescent Center. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with interment in Bethel Church cemetery.
Nathaniel Thomas and Son Home for Funerals
Pelham (229) 294-4869
Tyroneisha A. Myles
SHELLMAN — Tyroneisha A. Myles, 19, of 2911 Calhoun St., Shellman, died Saturday, January 7, 2006, at her residence. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Community Funeral Home
Shellman (229) 679-5754
Robert Gregory Sinquefield
DELAND, Fla. — Robert "Robbie" Gregory Sinquefield, 4, of Cecil Ave., DeLand, Fla., died Saturday, January 7, 2006, at Florida Hospital DeLand.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lighthouse Christian Church in DeLand with interment in Oakdale Cemetery in DeLand. Pastor Eric Boomer, Pastor Deanna Mueller and Pastor Don Iverstine will officiate.
Born December 21, 2001, in DeLand, FL, Robbie attended the Lighthouse Christian Academy Pre-School and was a member of Lighthouse Christian Church in DeLand and the Rainbow Club at the church; both of which he enjoyed.
Survivors include his parents, Craig and Lisa Sinquefield of DeLand, FL; maternal grandparents, Dr. Jeffrey and Susan Brooks of DeLand, FL; paternal grandparents, Bobby and Juanita Sinquefield of Iron City, GA; paternal great-grandparents, Ralph and Effie Horne of Iron City, GA; brother, Brendan Cooper of DeLand, FL; aunt, Jennifer Brooks of Tallahassee, FL; uncles, Christopher Brooks and his wife, Alice and Jeffrey Brooks, all of DeLand, FL; two cousins, Annabelle Brooks and Juliet Brooks, both of DeLand, FL.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home.
Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home
DeLand, FL 386/734-4663
RICHLAND — Ramona Williams, 70, of Preston died Sunday, January 8, 2006. Funeral arrangements to be announced.
T.V. Williams Funeral Home
Richland (229) 887-3369