Andrew Wade (Andy) Weldon Sr.
Andrew Wade (Andy) Weldon Sr., 45, of Hahira, died Saturday, January 27, 2007, at his residence. He was born in Valdosta on November 4, 1961, worked at Packaging Corporation of America and was a member of Forrest Street Church of God.
He is survived by his children, Andrew Wade (Drew) Weldon Jr. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wesley Paul Weldon of Valdosta, Mary Katherine (Sissy) Weldon of Athens; parents, A. W. (Dub) and Margaret (Margie) Weldon of Hahira; one sister, Debra Brooks of Valdosta; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Ronnie and Donna Weldon of Valdosta and Karen Weldon of Echols County; one nephew, several nieces, cousins and other relatives. Andy was predeceased by his brother, Stephen Wesley Weldon.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2007, at 2 p.m. at the Forrest Street Church of God with the Rev. Wayne Hughes officiating. He will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery in Hahira. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p. m. Monday at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Forrest Street Church of God building fund. Condolences may be expressed online at mclanefuneralservices.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Josephine Eddings Carruthers
Josephine Eddings Carruthers, 77, of R.L. Sears Road, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Smith Northview Hospital in Valdosta.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with burial at Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens. The Rev. James Hancock, the Rev. Preston Norman and the Rev. Merrill Coram will officiate. Casketbearers will be Wiley Lane, Kip Carruthers, Blake Carruthers, Chad Carruthers, Dustin Carruthers and Robert Thomas Jr.
Mrs. Carruthers was born May 3, 1929, in Thomas County, daughter of the Mae Belle Murphy Eddings and the late Charlie Eddings. She was a retired seamstress at Warners Manufacturing and a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Fundamental Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George L. Carruthers.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald Lynwood Carruthers and wife Bonnie of Moultrie and George Lyman Carruthers Jr. and wiffe Gayle of Norman Park; two sisters, Mae Bryant of Barwick and Dorothy Rayburn of Edison; six grandchildren, Craig Carruthers, Kip Carruthers, Chad Carruthers, Blake Carruthers, Dustin Carruthers and Tabetha Nester; and four great-grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at the residence, 581 R.L. Sears Road, Normal Park. — Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Michael Bernard Roe
Mr. Michael Bernard Roe, age 49, passed this life Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at South Georgia Medical Center. He was born April 22, 1957, in Lowndes County to the late Mrs. Ella Gilmore Roe and Mr. Adam Roe Sr. He attended Valdosta City public schools. He was also employed at Valdosta State University. He was a member of the Pleasant Temple Baptist Church.
He leaves to treasure his memory lament his passing, his treasured children, Dixie Bernard Roe (Antonette), Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Renata Eurdice Lawrence (Michale), Richmond, Va., Rafeal Perez Williams (Tammara), Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; his father, Adam Roe Sr., Valdosta; six precious grandchildren, Paris, Shane, Melvin, Mikaya, Maurice and Tamia; nine loving brothers and sisters, Adam Roe Jr. (Helen), Pearl Vickers, Johnny L. Roe (Mary Frances), Helen Bell (Joseph), Linda Roe, Dale Roe, Carl Roe (Pamela), Irvin Roe (Wanda), Ronald Lynn Roe (Bridgett), all of Valdosta; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007, at noon at the Greater Pleasant Temple Baptist Church, located at 309 Cherry Street. Dr. William C. Morgan will officiate. Burial will follow in the Howell Cemetery in Howell, Ga. — Godfrey Funeral Home.
Donny E. Pittman
Donny E. Pittman, 56, of Valdosta, died at his home on Saturday, January 27, 2007, after a brief illness.
Born in Brooks County, on December 10, 1950, he was the son of the late Guy C. and Edith Jackson Pittman. Mr. Pittman had served in the U.S. Navy and was a retired IBEW electrician. He was a member of Azalea City Church of God and the Freedom Riders Motorcycle Club.
Survivors are his wife, Sue, of Valdosta; three daughters and a son-in-law, Angela Strawder of Valdosta, Donna Carter of Valdosta, Tina and Chad Pittman of Valdosta; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Rodney and Melody Phelps of Valdosta, Robby and Lynn Exum of Valdosta, Rusty Brabham of Valdosta; 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Cecil and Rose Pittman of Madison, Fla., Jimmy and Orbie Pittman of Valdosta; a sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Guy Waggie of Warner Robins; several nieces, nephews and other relatives, and his faithful canine companion, Sport.
Funeral services will be held at Azalea City Church of God on Tuesday, January 30, 2007, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Raymond Gabbard will officiate. Burial will be at Lake Park Cemetery. Mr. Pittman will lie in state at the church for one hour before service time. The family will receive friends at the Carson McLane Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Virgil Ray, 74, of Ray City, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2007, at South Georgia Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Music Funeral Services of Lakeland. — Music Funeral Services, Lakeland.
Patricia Smith, 63, of Valdosta died on Sunday, January 28, 2007, at South Georgia Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by the Carson McLane Funeral Home. — Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Roscoe Washington Thornhill
Roscoe Washington Thornhill, 88, of Lake Park, died at South Georgia Medical Center on Sunday, January 28, 2007. Services for Mr. Thornhill are scheduled for Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City, Fla. with burial at Glover Cemetery in Auburndale, Florida. Carson McLane Funeral Home is serving the Thornhill family locally. Condolences may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Marie Watts, age 84, of Quitman, passed away on Sat., Jan. 27, 2007, at the Brooks County Hospital in Quitman. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced later by the Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home, Quitman.
Anne Turner Sineath
Anne Turner Sineath, 91, of Valdosta, died on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at Langdale Place. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at 2 p.m. at the graveside at Sunset Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts or the Youth Fund at First United Methodist Church. Carson McLane Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Charles R. Dickinson
Charles R. Dickinson, 76, of Valdosta, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at his residence.
Malcom Bernard Chipp
Funeral service for Mr. Malcom Bernard Chipp, age 40, of Valdosta, GA, will be held on Saturday, December 07, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., from the sanctuary of Abundant Life Church of God, 3419 Knights Academy Road, Valdosta, GA.
Ella Faye Delk Thrift
Ella Faye Delk Thrift, 72, of Homerville, passed away Dec. 5, 2013 at Clinch Nursing Home in Homerville.
Larry Paul Hunter
Larry Paul Hunter, 65, of Statenville Passed away Friday Nov. 29, 2013 after a lengthy illness.
Otis M. Pleasant
Funeral services for Mr. Otis M. Pleasant age 73 of Dixie, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Simmon Hill Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor James Huewitt, officiating.
Bobbie Jean Dixon
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Dixon, formerly of Lake Park (the daughter of the late Deacon Robert and Eva Mae Parnell) passed from this walk of life on Nov. 25, 2013 in Riverside, Calif.. She will be greatly missed by her husband, children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, and her many friends.
Jemal Xavier Reams
Mr. Jemal Xavier Reams, age 43 of Pavo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at the North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville, Fla.
William Kenneth “Bill” Hall
William Kenneth “Bill” Hall, 85, of Nashville, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 in the Tift Regional Medical Center.
Gerald Harvey Dixon
Gerald Harvey Dixon, 68, of Valdosta died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at South Georgia Medical Center.
Chester “Chet” Arnold
Chester “Chet” Arnold, 70, of Clyattville passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at his residence after a lengthy illness.
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