Valdosta Daily Times


July 17, 2007

Obituaries for Wednesday, July 18, 2007


Ruby Lastinger Davis

Ruby Lastinger Davis, 83, of Valdosta died peacefully on Monday, July 16, 2007, after a brief illness. She was born on March 23, 1924, in Lowndes County to the late Cauley C. and Rilla Hall Lastinger and was a lifelong resident of this area. Mrs. Davis was a member of the Bemiss United Methodist Church and retired from Eckerd Drugs. She loved taking care of her family and friends.

Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Mike and Gay Davis of Valdosta, Harold Davis of Valdosta and Danny and Dree Davis of Dublin; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Alan McAllister of Tifton and Karen and Steve Hall of Valdosta; grandchildren and their spouses, Jeremy (Charlotte) Davis, Olivia (Ashley) Fletcher, Ashley, Amber and Autumn Davis, Tyler, Trevor and Tara Davis, Hunter and Callie McAllister, Garrison, Gracie and Georgia Hall; great-grandchildren, Emma Davis, Noah Davis and Zeb Fletcher; stepgrandchildren, Will McAllister and Steven and Jake Hall; one brother, Arley Jasper Lastinger of Jennings, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Luther Davis.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 19, 2007, in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Mays officiating. Burial will follow in the Shiloh Cemetery in Hahira. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Bemiss United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at — Carson McLane Funeral Home


Glendon Ellsworth Rowland

Glendon Ellsworth Rowland, 69, of Valdosta died on Sunday, July 15, 2007, at South Georgia Medical Center after a sudden illness. Born on July 31, 1937, to the late Robert Glendon Rowland and Opal Hamilton Rowland. He was formerly of Medway, Ohio and worked as a machinist for Hobart. Mr. Rowland had made his home in Valdosta for the past 13 months and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

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