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Dougherty County, Georgia Obituary Collection

Dougherty County, Georgia Obituary Collection - 165

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Date: Thursday, 17 June 2010, at 1:10 p.m.

Luther Lewis
THOMASVILLE — Luther Lewis, 73, of 701 East Clay Street, Thomasville, died Friday, November 29, 2002, at Archbold Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Hadley's Funeral Home
Thomasville (229) 226-5322

Herod Mitchell Sr.
THOMASVILLE — Herod Mitchell Sr., 75, of 11323 US Highway 84 East, Thomasville, died Wednesday, December 4, 2002, at Archbold Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Hadley's Funeral Home
Thomasville (229) 226-5322

Elton Sampson
THOMASVILLE — Elton Sampson, 63, of 822 North Pinetree Blvd. Lot 9, died Monday, December 2, 2002, at his residence.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Magnolia Cemetery in Thomasville.
Hadley's Funeral Home
Thomasville (229) 226-5322

Gracie Bell Williams
ARLINGTON — Gracie Bell Williams, 79, of 115 Booker Road, Colquitt, died Saturday, November 30, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Damascus with intermenty in Damascus Cemetery.
Winns Funeral Home
Arlington (229) 725-4619

Forrest E. Aultman Sr.
SYLVESTER — Forrest E. Aultman Sr., 83, of 822 South Main Street, Sylvester, died Thursday, December 5, 2002, at Phoebe-Worth Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church with intermenty in Hillcrest Cemetery. Dr. Tom Jacobs will officiate.
A native of Worth County, Mr. Aultman had lived most of his life in Worth County. He was the owner of Aultman Timber Company for many years and was an Army veteran of World War II. He attended South Georgia College in Douglas. He was a member of First Baptist Church, William F. Sikes Post 4825 of the V.F.W., American Legion and the Elk's Lodge of Tifton. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Tyson Aultman of Sylvester; son and daughter-in-law, Forrest E. (Chip) and Pat Aultman Jr. of Americus; daughter and son-in-law, Becky A. and Frank Cheatham Jr. of Savannah; daughter, Sally T. Anderson of Tifton and Sandy T. Rossi of Napa Valley, CA; son, Brandon A. Tyson of Napa Valley, CA; mother, Emma Shiver Aultman of Sylvester; two sisters, Evelyn A. Eve of Tifton and Mary A. Hackett of Shreveport, LA; two granddaughters, Laura C. Brotherton of London, England, and Margaret Aultman Cheatham of Sewanee, TN; one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Green Aultman; first wife, Helen Evanoff Aultman on December 5, 1993; daughter, Nancy A. Lynch on August 22, 1998, and a son, Charles D. (Charlsie) Tyson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Nancy A. Lynch Fund, c/o Darton College, 2400 Gillionville Road, Albany, GA 31707 or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 912, Sylvester, GA 31791.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Banks Funeral Home
Sylvester (229) 776-2055

Calvin Leon Bell
ALBANY — Calvin Leon Bell, 35, of 601 Mission Court #1 died Friday, November 29, 2002, at Lillian Carter Nursing Home in Plains.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Jerusalem Pentecostal Church of God in Christ with intermenty in Riverside Cemetery.
Martin Luther King Funeral Directors
Albany

Major Lee Bell II
ALBANY — Major Lee Bell II, 63, of 3309 Sylvester Road, Lot 86, Albany, died Monday, December 2, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Second Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Albany with intermenty in Riverside Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Theodus Drake, pastor, and the Rev. Marvin Brown officiating.
A native of Terrell County, Mr. Bell was retired from Taylor Clete Company in Albany. He attended Terrell County public schools and was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church in Dawson.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Howvine-Bell of Albany; four sons, Major Lee Bell III, Eddie Bell, Michael Bell and Fred Bell, all of Albany; one daughter, Sabrina Bell of Albany; six brothers, Charlie Roy Bell of Hartford, Conn., Marvin Bell of Ft. Worth, Texas, Alton Bell of Dawson, John Bell of Sparta, Willie Roy Bell and Charlie Will Bell, both of Jamaica, N.Y.; three sisters, Gladys Keller, Irene Crumbley and Elizabeth Miller, all of Jamaica, N.Y.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Meadows Funeral Home
Albany

Corine Britton
ALBANY — Corine Britton, 58, of 3026 Randall Street, East Point, died Tuesday, December 3, 2002, at South Fulton Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with intermenty in Riverside Cemetery. The Rev. Antonia Gaines will officiate.
A native of Dougherty County, Ms. Britton was a homemaker. She was educated in the Dougherty County School System.
Survivors include one son, Arthur Britton of Albany; two daughters, Katrina Britton and Dana Britton of East Point; four grandchildren, Arthur Britton Jr., Roderick Britton, Margue Britton and Anthony Britton; one great-grandson, Anthony Britton Jr.
Elliott Funeral Home
Albany (229) 436-3553

Johnny Frank Dupree
ALBANY — Johnny Frank Dupree, 52, of 420 Bonnyview Avenue died Thursday, November 28, 2002, in Turner County.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Jerusalem Baptist Church with burial in Riverside Cemetery.
Poteat Funeral Home
Albany (229) 436-3615

Mabeth Folmar Willis Grant
ALBANY — Mabeth Folmar Willis Grant, 83, died Wednesday, December 4, 2002, at her residence.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, 11 A.M. at Kimbrell-Stern with intermenty at Floral Memory Gardens with the Elder Robert Conner officiating.
A native of Atmore, AL, Mrs. Grant had lived in Albany for the past fifty years. She was a member of Piedmont Primitive Baptist Church in Calvary, GA. Mrs. Grant was also a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, Dawson Road Garden Club, the WMU at First Baptist Church and Joy Senior Luncheon Club.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Kinney and her husband Les of Albany; two brothers, Ted Folmar and his wife Edna of Tallahassee, FL, Gordon Folmar and his wife Shirley of Pelham, GA; and a sister, Jean Stanley and her husband Howard of Vero Beach, FL; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today at Kimbrell-Stern.
Those desiring please make memorials to Piedmont Primitive Baptist Church, 4737 Maylor Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303.
Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors
Albany

Betty Lee Jenkins-Polite
ALBANY — Betty Lee Jenkins-Polite, 69, of 941 Cherry Avenue died Tuesday, December 3, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Arcadia Baptist Church in Albany with intermenty in Antioch Baptist Church cemetery. Elder Randy Polite will officiate.
A native of Worth County, Mrs. Jenkins-Polite was a homemaker. She attended Monroe High School and was a member of Zion Grove Baptist Church of Albany.
Survivors include one daughter, Bonnie Polite-Hoke of Atlanta; three sons, Dennis Polite Jr., Elder Randy Polite and Michael Polite, all of Albany; three sisters, Carlene Woods and Georgia Carey, both of Albany, and Annie Pearl Jordan of Hackensack, N.J.; one brother, Minister Charlie Jenkins of Albany; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Meadows Funeral Home
Albany

James Richard Lyles
ALBANY — James Richard (Rick) Lyles, 49, of Albany, died Wednesday, December 4, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church cemetery in Sylvester with the Rev. Jody Abney officiating.
Mr. Lyles was a native of White House, TN, and Albany. He was a truck driver and served in the United States Air Force.
Mr. Lyles was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Barber Lyles and his parents, Lela J. Lyles and Cleamon G. Lyles.
Survivors include Linda Banks of Albany; son, Joseph Clayton Lyles of Albany; brother and wife, Kenneth G. and Geinine Lyles of Springfield, TN; sister and husband, Debra Sue and Chester Little of Aberdeen, Scotland; sister, Julie Ann Williams of Hartsville, TN; four nephews and two nieces.
Visitation will be from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today at Hall & Hall Funeral Home.
Those desiring to make donations please make it to: Albany Community Hospice, P.O. Box 1828, Albany, GA 31702.
Hall & Hall Funeral Home
Albany (229) 883-3864

Patricia Ann Polite
ALBANY — Patricia Ann Polite, 43, of 941 Cherry Ave., Albany, died Saturday, November 30, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Arcadia Baptist Church with intermenty in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Raymond Polite, pastor, and Elder Randy Polite officiating.
A native of Albany, Ms. Polite was a homemaker and a graduate of Monroe High School. She was born March 19, 1959, and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include a daughter, Elicia Polite of Albany; two sons, Dontavious Polite and Brandon Beale, both of Albany; three brothers, Elder Randy Polite, Dennis Polite and Michael Polite, all of Albany; one sister, Bonnie Polite-Hoke of Atlanta.
Meadows Funeral Home
Albany

J.L. Walker
SYLVESTER — J.L. (Fellow) Walker, 80, of 177 Russell Street, Warwick, died at his residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Warwick.
Fields Funeral Home
Sylvester (229) 776-5649

Willie Mae Weston
EUFAULA, Ala. — Graveside services for Willie Mae Weston, 89, of Albany, GA, formerly of Eufaula and Barbour County will be held at 1 p.m. today in Clayton Cemetery. Andy McQuagge and the Rev. Charlie Harper will officiate.
Mrs. Weston died Tuesday, December 3, 2002, at her residence in Georgia after an extended illness.
Born December 31, 1912, in Barbour County, Mrs. Weston was the daughter of the late Louis Henry and Lilla Norris Gann. She was preceded in death by her husband Mon Foy Weston. She had lived in Albany for the past six years coming from Eufaula. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Louisville, Ala.
Survivors include three sons, Benny Weston of Troy, Ala., Tommy Weston of Panama City, Fla., and Monty Weston of Albany, GA; two daughters, Billie Threatt of Albany, GA, and Pat Thomas of Panama City, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be the grandsons and great-grandsons.
Kent Funeral Home
Eufaula, Ala.

James Everett Bradley
CAIRO — James Everett (Pete) Bradley, 62, of Cairo died Wednesday, December 4, 2002, at Grady General Hospital in Cairo.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Midway Baptist Church in Cairo with intermenty in Greenwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. today.
Clark Funeral Home
Cairo (229) 377-1414

Rosa Burkes
PELHAM — Rosa Burkes of 2303 Old Thomasville Road, Pelham, died Thursday, December 5, 2002, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.
Funeral arrangements to be announced.
Thomas & Son Home for Funerals
Pelham (229) 294-4869

David Lee Burnam
UNADILLA — Funeral services for David Lee Burnam of Vienna will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Vienna with burial in Vienna City Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Bobby G. West will officiate.
Mr. Burnam, 49, died Sunday, December 1, 2002, at his residence. He was the son of the late Roosevelt and Susie Adams Burnam. He attended Dooly County Schools and was employed with Ellis Bros. Pecans Inc. of Vienna.
Survivors include his children, Coreal LaShon Clark (Will), Shaquella Burnam, Christopher David Bryant and Christopher Williams, all of Vienna; three brothers, Minister Woody C. Burnam (Patricia) of Cordele, Paul Burnam (Ann) of Orlando, Fla., and Johnny Burnam of California; four sisters, Ruthie Lango, Mildred Burnam and Bobbie J. Bryant (James), all of Vienna, and Bernice Martinez (Fresco) of Orlando, Fla.; four grandchildren; two aunts and a host of other relatives.
The family may be contacted at 1776 Tippetville Road, Vienna.
Alvie Coes Funeral Home
Unadilla

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