Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

March 22, 2013

Arnett King, Sr.,

VALDOSTA — Arnett King, Sr., affectionately know as Mr. Fat to many, was born in Palm Beach County, FL, to Lola and Dave King on October 20, 1920.  Arnett came to Jesus as a young man.

    He and the late Melvie Jenkins King were married in the 1930’s.  Melvie departed this life on July 25, 1986.  In this union, they had six children, Maxine Newsome of Quitman, GA, the late Arnett King, Jr., the late Willie Lee King, Armadan Thompson of Miami, FL., Ardwin King of Quitman, GA and Vera King Hollis of Dixie, GA.  Arnett was a grandfather to seventeen grandchildren, and a host of great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Arnett departed this life having had witnessed the inauguration of the first African American President, of which he helped elect, several children and grandchildren graduate from high school and college, and became a connoisseur of his favorite restaurant, Ole Times. Arnett was a blessing to all of family and friends. He will be missed dearly.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church at 3:00 P.M, with Pastor Delvin Boatman, Eulogist.  Burial will follow in the North End Cemetery.  Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home in Quitman, GA is in charge of all the arrangements.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • OBIT WillaDean Gilliard obitpic-A copy.jpg Willa Dean Gilliard

    Willa Dean Gilliard was born April 17, 1940 in Lakeland, Ga.,  to the late Theodore and Gladys Wright.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lanis Roberts Sr.

    Deacon Lanis Roberts Sr. was born Aug. 28, 1932, to the late Lanis and Rosa Roberts.

    April 17, 2014

  • Corine Howard

    Funeral services for Mrs. Corine Howard, age 79 of Quitman, Ga., will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Beulah Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Mays, Pastor and Elder Wilma Griffin, Eulogist.

    April 17, 2014

  • Martha Ellen Sansberry

    Martha Ellen Sansberry, 82, of Valdosta, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Langdale Hospice House after a lengthy illness.

    April 17, 2014

  • Mary Glennette Maine

    Mary Glennette Maine, 46, of Lake Park passed away at South Georgia Medical Center on April 15, 2014 after a long battle with an illness.

    April 17, 2014

  • Cheryl Gurganious Warren

    Cheryl Gurganious Warren, 62, of Nashville, died Thursday April 17, 2014 in the Langdale Hospice House.

    April 17, 2014

  • Beverly Larry

    Mrs. Beverly Larry departed this life on April 12, 2014. Funeral service will be held t 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Christian Love Bible Baptist Church.

    April 17, 2014

  • Willie Lee Cure

    Mr. Willie Lee Cure of Valdosta departed this life on April 15, 2014 at his residence.

    April 17, 2014

  • Barbara (Ullian) Lazarus

    Barbara (Ullian) Lazarus, of Lake Worth, Fla., and Chestnut Hill, Mass.,  passed away on April 15, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Ralph Lazarus, native of Valdosta, Ga.

    April 17, 2014

  • OBIT Sarah Grant Pic 1 copy.jpg Sarah Lee Dasher Grant

    Sarah Lee Dasher Grant, a lifetime resident of Brooks County, was born September 1, 1925, was the daughter of the late  Emanuel “Man” Dasher and Mamie Sharp Dasher.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

Top News
Poll

What you think about school and workplace rules about Facebook friends?

There have to be rules.
No need for rules, just use common sense.
If people want to be friends, what is the big deal?
Nobody uses Facebook anymore.
     View Results