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Dougherty County, Georgia Obituary Collection

Dougherty County, Georgia Obituary Collection - 163

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Date: Thursday, 17 June 2010, at 1:09 p.m.

Patricia Ann Polite
ALBANY Patricia Ann Polite, 43, of 941 Cherry Avenue died Saturday, November 30, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Meadows Funeral Home

William Warren Snook Jr.
ALBANY The memorial service of William Warren (Bill) Snook Jr., 74, of 631 Live Oak Circle, who died Sunday, December 1, 2002, will be conducted Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Marine Corp Base Chapel with full military honors. Chaplain LCDR R.C. Richards will officiate. Interment at Andersonville National Cemetery.
A native of Orting, Washington, Mr. Snook had lived in Albany for the past 20 years. He was retired Master Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and was retired civil service as a data processor. Mr. Snook was a member of V.F.W. Post 2785, NARFE and U.S.S. General H.W. Butner Reunion Association.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Pickels Snook of Albany; son, William V. Snook of Orlando, FL; two daughters, Patti Pickels Hyre and her husband Mark of Charlotte, NC, and Heidi Pickels O'Brien of Tallahassee, FL; a sister, Nita Snook Jones of CA; four grandchildren, William J. and Jessica Snook and Brittney and Linsey O'Brien.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Easter Seals Southern Georgia, 1906 Palmyra Road, Albany, GA 31701, or to Lights of Love at Phoebe Foundation, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, P.O. Box 1828, Albany, GA 31703.
Mathews Funeral Home

Regina Addie
CORDELE Regina Addie of 898 Mitchell Street, Atlanta died Friday, November 29, 2002, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today at New Oak Grove Baptist Church with burial in Westview Cemetery in Cordele.
J.W. Williams Funeral Directors

David James Black
ASHBURN David James Black, 75, of 906 Peacock Drive, Ashburn, died Sunday, December 1, 2002, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the House of Prayer for All Nations with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The family will accept flowers, for those who wish, please make donations to Hospice of Tiftarea, P.O. 747, Tifton, GA.
Perry Funeral Chapel
Ashburn (229) 567-3366

Lillian Calhoun
COLQUITT Lillian Calhoun, 94, of Colquitt, died.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Colquitt Funeral Home
Colquitt (229) 758-3571

Samantha Sue Collins
AMERICUS Samantha Sue Collins, 32, of 510 Rosenburg Street, Albany, died Sunday, December 1, 2002.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Aldridge Funeral Services
Americus (229) 928-8683

Eugene Matthew Faircloth
DONALSONVILLE Eugene Matthew "Gene" Faircloth, 69, of Fernandina Beach, FL, formerly of Donalsonville, passed away Monday, December 2, 2002.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Salem-Seminole Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Evans-Skipper Funeral Home
Donalsonville (229) 524-2789

Jennie Fudge
BAINBRIDGE Jennie Fudge, 83, of Bainbridge died Monday, December 2, 2002.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Bruton Mortuary
Bainbridge (229) 246-6042

Iona Cannon Johnson
BAINBRIDGE Iona "Jo" Cannon Johnson, 75, of Reynoldsville, formerly of Dothan, AL, died Monday, December 2, 2002, in Thomasville.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. today at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with interment in West Bainbridge Cemetery.
Ivey Funeral Home

John Mitchell Kilcrease
CORDELE John Mitchell Kilcrease, 81, of Cordele, died Monday, December 2, 2002, at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Hughes & Wright Funeral Home with interment in Sunnyside Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Hughes & Wright Funeral Home
Cordele (229) 273-0012

James Lawrence Nicholson
DAWSON James Lawrence Nicholson, 85, of Dawson died Monday, December 2, 2002, in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Harvey Funeral Chapel with the Rev. George Deadwyler and the Rev. Wyman Richardson officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Nicholson was a native of Sumter County, born July 5, 1917, son of the late James Jasper Nicholson and Adele Woolbright Nicholson. He lived most of his life in Terrell County, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of WW II. Mr. Nicholson owned and operated, J & J Plumbing & Electric Co. of Dawson for many years.
He was a member of the Golden Kiwanis Club, and served for a number of terms on City Council for the city of Dawson. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Dawson, where he was a Deacon, a member of the Men's Bible Sunday School Class, and previously taught in the Junior Boy's Dept.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, D.B. Nicholson and a sister, Marjorie N. Hayes.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Swann Nicholson of Dawson; two sons, James L. Nicholson Jr. and wife, Juanita of Barnesville and Walter S. Nicholson and wife, Martha of Dawson; and a daughter, Martha N. Jenkins of Franconia, N.H.; five sisters, Lucille Miller of Macon, Dell Lane and husband, Bill of Dawson, Mamie Brundige and husband, Winston of Baltimore, Md., Ruby N. Willis of Colquitt, Meredith N. McCook of Edison; and a sister-in-law, Juanita D. Nicholson of Jackson; eight grandchildren, Mark Nicholson of Manchester, N.H., Randal Nicholson of Brockton, Mass., Traci N. Howard and husband, Jeff of Green Cove Springs, Fla., Bethany Jenkins of New York, N.Y., Lauren J. Beck and husband, T.J. of Manchester, N.H., William Larry Jenkins of Franconia, N.H., James Nicholson of Dawson and John Nicholson of Statesboro; and two great-grandchildren, Jeffery and Jaclyn Howard, both of Green Cove Springs, Fla.
Memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon International Missions or the T.V. Ministry of First Baptist Church of Dawson, 309 Church Street, NE, Dawson, GA 39842.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Harvey Funeral Home
Dawson (229) 995-2104

Mack Scott Jr.
DAWSON Mack Scott Jr., 77, of 166 Amy Street, Bronwood, died Thursday, November 28, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Bronwood with interment in Bronwood Cemetery.
Ward Funeral Home
Dawson (229) 995-5853

John J. Burke Sr.
ALBANY John J. Burke Sr., 80, of Cumming, GA, died Wednesday, November 27, 2002.
His remains have been cremated and a memorial service will be held Friday, 10 a.m. at Crown Hill Mausoleum. The Rev. Finbarr Stanton will officiate.
A native of Boston, MA, Mr. Burke was a former resident of Albany where he was owner and operator of the IHOP Restaurant in the 70's and early 80's. He was an avid golfer and a member of Doublegate Country Club. He attended Boston College where he played football. During his football career he played in the Orange Bowl against the University of Alabama. He was a Captain in the U.S. Army serving in both WW II and Korea.
Survivors include a son, John Burke Jr. and his wife, Gail of Cumming; a brother, Mike Burke of Boston, MS, and two grandchildren, Ashley and Lauren.
Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Elizabeth S. Dunlap
ALBANY Elizabeth S. Dunlap, 89, of Albany, died Tuesday, December 3, 2002.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Kimbrell Stern Funeral Home.
Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Horace E. Tate
ALBANY Dr. Horace E. Tate, former state senator, longtime state educational leader, former executive director of GT and EA, and former executive director of GAE, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2002.
The homegoing celebration will be held at noon Thursday at Cascade United Methodist Church, Cascade Road, Atlanta.
Alexander Williams
ALBANY Alexander Williams, 68, of Palmyra Nursing Home died there Sunday, December 1, 2002.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Riverview Cemetery.
A wake will be held from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
J.L. Litman Memorial Funeral Service

Michael Lee Banks
CAIRO Michael Lee Banks died Tuesday, December 3, 2002, at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Clark Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Greenwood Cemetery in Cairo.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Clark Funeral Home
Cairo (229) 377-1414

Lillian Irene Calhoun
COLQUITT Lillian Irene Calhoun, 94, of Colquitt, died Sunday, December 1, 2002, at Miller County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Cooks Union Methodist Church with interment in Cooks Union Cemetery. The Rev. Floyd Mitchell will officiate.
The active pallbearers will be Johnny Hilburn, R.D. Franklin, Sean Kelley, Ronnie Boyd, Charles Brown and Maurice Chapman.
A native of Miller County, Mrs. Calhoun was born September 11, 1908. She was a retired farmer and a member of Cooks Union Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.R. "Wright" Calhoun; a brother, Buford K. Kelly; and a sister, Rucelle Kelley Cook.
Survivors include two nieces, Evelyn Cook of Colquitt and Lynda Boyd of Lake Hamilton, FL; a nephew, John Edwin Kelley of Milton, FL; and a sister-in-law, Johnnie Kelley of Colquitt.
Colquitt Funeral Home
Colquitt (229) 758-3571

Joseph Carter
AMERICUS Deacon Joseph Carter of 816 Winchester Street, Americus, died Tuesday, December 3, 2002, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Barnum Funeral Home
Americus (229) 924-2958

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