Valdosta Daily Times


July 16, 2007

Obituaries for Tuesday, July 17, 2007


James ‘Junior’ Franklin Tyson

James “Junior” Franklin Tyson, 78 of Adel passed away Monday, July 16, 2007, at South Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Mr. Tyson was born Aug. 7, 1928, to the late Elzie and Kansas Rentz Tyson and was self-employed as a ceramic tile contractor.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Rickey Stalvey of Adel; one brother, Clifford “Leroy” Tyson of Cummings, Ga.; two sisters, Thelma Stripling of Sparks and Loraine Comeux of Cummings, Ga.; five grandchildren, Gina LeGette of Adel, Chandra Gay of Morven, Stephanie Bullard of Adel, Jessica Lawrence of Adel, and Beau Stalvey of Adel; eight great-grandchildren, Sage Harris, Mandi Gay, Brandon Gay, Dillon Gay, Jaclyn Bullard, Jill Bullard, Madelyn Lawrence and Kate Lawrence; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Lawson Tyson, and two daughters, Linda Bennett and Glenda LeGette.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at 4 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends Monday from 7-9 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home. — Purvis Funeral Home, Adel.


Amy Danielle Cason

Amy Danielle Cason, 18, of Dixie, Ga., passed away Sunday, July 15, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born in Bibb County, Ga., she was the daughter of Stephen Todd Sr. and Nancy Glynn Lucas Cason. She was a student and a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Greenville, Fla.

She is survived by her parents, Steve and Nancy Cason of Dixie; two brothers, Stephen Todd (Heather) Cason, Jr. of Dixie, Andrew Bryan (Brittany) Cason of Glendale, Ariz.; maternal grandmother, Joyce Marie Lucas of Danville, Ga.; paternal grandparents, Mary Ann and Franklin Cason of Dixie; and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2007, in the Maxwell-Miller Chapel with the Rev. Franklin Cason and the Rev. Steve Atkinson officiating. Burial will follow in Campground Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening from 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be conveyed online at — Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home, Quitman.

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