Jeanette Tucker Collier
Jeanette Tucker Collier, 77, of Quitman died Oct. 16, 2005, at South Georgia Medical Center.
She was born on Jan. 7, 1928, in Colquitt County to the late Elisha and Tempie P. Dawson Tucker. She was a farmer. She was preceded in death by her husbands, the late William P. Ray and the late John Henry Collier.
She is survived by three sons, Leon Edward Ray of Lenox, James Elais Ray, Quitman, Ronald Junior Ray, Moultrie; daughter, Alice Faye Black of Valdosta; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and special friends Betty and Paul Jones of Quitman.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Donnie Sloan and Preacher Bruce Barwick officiating. Burial will be held in Leila Cemetery. Casketbearers will be her grandsons. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. this evening at Cobb Funeral Chapel. -- Cobb Funeral Chapel, Moultrie.
Mary Wise Johnson
Mrs. Mary Wise Johnson, 98, of Sparks, died Oct. 16, 2005, at Memorial Convalescent Center of Adel.
She was born on May 2, 1907, in Wilkes County to the late Pope B. and Daisey Smith Wise. She lived most of her life in Cook County. She was a homemaker and member of Sparks Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlie Johnson.
She is survived by one son, Walter Johnson of Sparks; two daughters, Jeanette Hayes, Sparks, Ruth Bennett, Orlando, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, J.B. Johnson; two daughters, Clarice Kelley and Mildred Rowan; one sister, Lucy Pritchett; and five brothers, Bill Wise, Jack Wise, Jimmy Wise, Gene Wise and Samuel Wise.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at Boone-Lipsey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Elbert Cox and the Rev. Webster Johnson officiating. Burial will be held in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. this evening at Boone-Lipsey Funeral Home, Hwy. 41 South. -- Boone-Lipsey Funeral Home, Adel .
Vernon 'Buck' Harnage Jr.
Vernon "Buck" Harnage, Jr., 65, of Nashville, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at South Georgia Medical Center.
He was born on Nov. 28, 1939, in Berrien County to the late Vernon and Mizzie Harper Harnage. He was a farmer and member of Knight's Memorial Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Duvall Harnage of Nashville; five sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph David and Jennifer Harnage, Lenox, James Jonathan and Reita Harnage, McDonough, Timothy Andrew and Carol Harnage, Stephen Mark and Telisa Harnage, and Matthew Samuel and Amy Harnage, all of Nashville; one sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Leroy Golden of Albany; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one brother, Ronnie Wade Harnage of Nashville. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Leanne Harnage.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, in the Chapel of Lovein Funeral Home with the Rev. Leonard Conger and the Rev. Junior Swain officiating. Burial will be held in Flat Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held after 4 p.m. today with the family receiving friends from 7-9 p.m. -- Lovein Funeral Home.
Connie Perry, 62, of Nashville, died Sunday Oct. 16, 2005, at her residence.
She was born on Oct. 5, 1943, in Newport Co., R.I. to the late Charles William Tate and Annie Lee Hardy. She attended grammar school in Miami, Fla. and Northside High School in Atlanta. Her college years were at Emory-At-Oxford in Covington (1961-63) and Emory University in Atlanta (1963-65), where she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority and majored in elementary education. On July 31, 1965, she married William Stuart "Bill" Perry of Nashville in Miami, Fla. Her teaching career began in the fall of 1965 at the Walter P. Jones Elementary School in Macon. While she and Bill lived in Macon for three years, she served as president of the Mercer University Law Student's Wives Association. Connie and Bill moved to Nashville in June 1968, where she taught in the Berrien County public school system for several years.
Connie was active in civic affairs and served on numerous state and local governmental boards, including the Board of Human Resources for the State of Georgia, The Board of Community Affairs, the Board of Trustees for Emory-At-Oxford College, The Board of Trustees for the United Methodist Children's Home and the Board of Trustees for the Warm Springs Foundation.
Connie was elected as the second female council person for the City of Nashville in 2000 and was elected the first female mayor for the City of Nashville in 2002 and was in the first year of her second term as mayor at the time of her death. Her church membership was with the Nashville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Perry of Nashville; two daughters, Constance (Tom) Thomas of Adel and Peighton (Sean) Van Ausdall of Nashville; two sons, Justin (Amity) Perry of Atlanta and Cavan (Dana) Perry of Nashville; her mother, Annie Lee Tate of Blue Ridge; two sisters, Susie Morris of Tampa, Fla. and Kathy Russell of Chapel Hill, N.C.; three brothers, Charlie Tate, Jr. of Winter Haven, Fla., Richard Tate of Haines City, Fla. and Robert Tate of Brandon, Fla.; and nine grandchildren.
A private family funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, in the Nashville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dwight Bishop and the Rev. Richard Trawick officiating. A public service of praise and worship will immediately follow at 11 a.m. in the Family Life Center of the Church with the Rev. Rick Lanford and the Rev. Dell Young officiating. A private service of entombment will be held in Nashville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Randy Russell officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. today in the Family Life Center of the Nashville United Methodist Church. Flowers will be accepted or memorials to the Connie Perry Children's Park Fund, c/o the City of Nashville. -- Lovein Funeral Home, Nashville.
Mrs. Irene Tyson, 79, of Adel, died Oct. 17, 2005.
She was born on July 4, 1926, in Cook County to the late Jessie and Bessie Yaughn Lawson. She lived in Cook County most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of Westside Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Junior Tyson of Adel; one daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Ricky Stalvey of Adel; five grandchildren Gina Legette, Chandra Gay, Stephanie Bullard, Jessica Lawrence, Beau Stalvey; eight great-grandchildren, Sage Harris, Mandi, Brandon and Dillon Gay, Jaclyn and Jill Bullard, Madelyn and Kate Lawrence. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Glenda Legette and Linda Bennett.
Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at Boone-Lipsey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Hendley officiating. Burial will be held in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. this evening at Boone-Lipsey Funeral Home, Hwy. 41 South. -- Boone-Lipsey Funeral Home.
M.C. Wetherington Jr., 84, of Valdosta died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at South Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born on Sept. 6, 1921, in Valdosta to the late Moses Clinton Sr. and Vera Taylor Wetherington and was a lifelong resident of Valdosta. Mr. Wetherington was a member of New Covenant Church, where he had served as a deacon, a retired insurance representative and Shaklee Distributor. He served six years in the United States Army, having served in World War II, was a member of the American Legion and the V.F.W.
Survivors include a stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, William A. and Judy Touchton of Orlando, Fla.; three step-grandsons and their wives, Ashley and Barbara Touchton of Orlando, Fla., Stuart and Katie Touchton of N.J. and Kenneth and Robin Touchton of Orlando, Fla.; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn N. Wilson of Alpharetta; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Christine Wetherington, Ronald and Hazel Wetherington, Remer and Maxine Wetherington, Roy and Brenda Wetherington, all of Valdosta, sister-in-law, Barbara Passmore of Valdosta; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Passmore Touchton Wetherington.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with Pastor L. A. Joiner and Pastor Jimmy Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today. Condolences may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com.-- Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Doris (Dot) Johnson
Doris (Dot) Johnson' 69, of Lee, Fla. passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at her residence after a brief illness.
She was born in Berrien County. on July 7, 1936 to the late William and Velma Davis. Mrs. Johnson was Baptist by faith. She was preceded in death by her son, Bill Jewell, Jr. and a brother, Layfette Davis.
Survivors include her husband, Jake Johnson of Lee, Fla.; two daughters and son-in-law, Shannon and Kenneth Taft, Manor, Tammy Walker, Valdosta; three sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Denise Jewell, St. Marys, Bobby and Robbin Jewell, Homerville, Michael and Margie Jewell, Tifton; step daughter, Dianne Beck, Lee, Fla.; step son, Robert Johnson, Valdosta; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Mildred Mock, Latrelle Rogers, both of Alapaha; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Vernon and Juanita Davis, Howell, Eugene and Olif Davis, Douglas; sister-in-law, Ann Marie Davis, Poller.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, in the Lakeland chapel of Music Funeral Services with burial following in Riverside Baptist Church Cemetery in Berrien County. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. this evening, Oct. 18, 2005 at the funeral home.-- Music Funeral Services of Lakeland.
David H. White, 75, of Valdosta died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at home after a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Carson McLane Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com.-- Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Kathleen Mildred May
Kathleen Mildred May, 86, of Nashville, died Friday March 7, 2014 in the South Georgia Medical Center Berrien Campus.
Arvella Fern Brewer
Arvella Fern Brewer, 80, of Valdosta, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014.
Judy Belinda Yancey Scarborough
Mrs. Judy Belinda Yancey Scarborough, 50 of Summerville, GA., formerly of Lenox passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga.
Arvella Fern Brewer
Arvella Fern Brewer, 80, of Valdosta, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014, at Langdale Hospice House after a lengthy illness.
Charles Crisp Glover Jr.
Charles Crisp Glover Jr., age 83, of 1790 Tom Odum Rd., Vidalia, died at St. Joseph Candler Hospital, Savannah, Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Martha Tillman Quinn
Mrs. Martha Tillman Quinn, 76, of Ocala, Florida, formerly of Adel, Georgia, passed away March 6, 2014 at her home.
James (Jim) Country Johnston
James (Jim) Country Johnston, 64, of Valdosta died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Baptist Village in Lake Park from complications of multiple myeloma.
Dorothy Elizabeth Carter
Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Carter, 93, of Quitman passed away March 4, 2014 at the Presbyterian Home.
Ella Mae Castleberry
Mrs. Ella Mae Castleberry, 87, of Valdosta, passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla.
Funeral services for Ms. Constance Williams of Valdosta, Ga., will be held on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 1:30 PM at Crossing Jordan Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Mathis, Eulogist.
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