Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

January 19, 2007

Obituaries for Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007

Valdosta

Ima Jo Garrett Lang

Ima Jo Garret Lang, 86, of Valdosta, formerly of Omega, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Valdosta Fellowship Home in Valdosta.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at Omega Methodist Church, with the Rev. Walter Powell officiating. Interment is at Omega Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jerry Lupo, Tommy Lindsey, Jack Keith, Andy Cox, Larry Willis and Joe Gray.

Born May 15, 1920, in Doerun, Mrs. Lang was the daughter of H.W. Garrett and Josie Lee Prince Garrett, both of whom preceded her in death. A homemaker, she was married to W.L. “Bubba” Lang, who died in 1996. She was a member of Omega Methodist Church.

Mrs. Lang’s father, owner and editor of the Doerun Courier, operated the last newspaper in Georgia in which type was set by hand. Mrs. Garrett’s husband first met her at her father’s print shop when he visited in Doerun seeking tips on running his own weekly newspaper in Omega. They later married. She was instrumental in helping her husband run the Omega News while he was in the Navy during the war and until his retirement from the newspaper after 40 years of operation in 1980.

Survivors are a son, Leighton Lang of Miami, Fla.; and a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Dan Joyner of Valdosta.

A sister, Florence Garrett Wakefield, and two grandsons, Matt Joyner and Leighton Joyner, preceded her in death.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, from 7-9 p.m. at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. Sign the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. — Bowen-Donaldson Home For Funerals.



Tampa, Fla.

Olive Mosher Mason

Olive Mosher Mason, 87, died on Jan. 11, 2007, in Tampa, Fla.

Born Jan. 7, 1920, in Aurora, Ill., she was a resident of Tampa for 32 years. She was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Past Matron of Eastern Star, and had volunteered over 10,000 hours at University Community Hospital Diabetes Care Institute, Tampa, Fla.

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