for June 29, 2002



Bobby Joe Creasman

TIFTON -- Mr. Bobby Joe Creasman, 68, of Tifton died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 8, 1933, in Tifton to the late Willie Alberta Creasman O'Quinn. Except for his time of military service, he was a lifetime resident of Tifton. He was a member of VFW Post 5250 in Tifton and was a ham radio operator, retired USAF and from the Ga. DOT and was of the Protestant faith. He is preceded in death by two brothers, Buddy O'Quinn, Jr. and Terry O'Quinn. He is survived by his wife, Ruth M. Creasman of Tifton; sons and daughters-in-law, CIMC Thomas and Francesca Creasman, U.S. Navy stationed in Hawaii, John and Melissa Creasman of Tifton and Robert and Valerie Creasman of Valdosta; eight grandchildren, Stefanie, Kelli, Ryan, Nathan, Michael Earl, Brandi Renee, Brooke and Megan; brothers, Thomas "Coot" O'Quinn of Phoenix City, Ala., Johnny M. O'Quinn of Tifton and Travis O'Quinn of Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters, Peggy Smith of Tifton and Georgia Jeanette Edenfield of Tifton. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Chapel of Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors, Tifton with the Rev. Randall Gay officiating. Burial will be held in Tift Memorial Gardens. The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard from Moody Air Force Base will serve as pallbearers and provide full military honors. Honorary pallbearers will be Emory Peters, Bobby Spivey, Russell Kvistad, Emmitt "Doc" Pope, James Orr, and Paul Boyd. Flowers will be accepted or donations to Hospice of Tiftarea or the American Cancer Society. -- Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors, Tifton







Aileen Eudy

JENNINGS, Fla. -- Aileen Eudy, 80, of Jennings, Fla. passed away Friday, June 28, 2002, at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, Fla. following a brief illness. Aileen was born in Carthage, N.C. and moved to Jennings in 1953, where she was a homemaker and member of Jennings Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Eudy. Survivors include five sons, Bud Eudy, Sanford, N.C., Billy Joe Eudy and Royce Eudy, both of Jennings, Fla., Sherrell Eudy, Live Oak, Fla., and Bobby Eudy, Valdosta; five daughters, Evelyn Kelly, Camerson, N.C., Carlene Holland and Patricia Rowe, both of Jennings, Fla., Jean Bartlett, Flowery Branch, Ga. and Jane Meggs, Oakboro, N.C.; two sisters, Treva Morrison and Delphia Kennedy, both of Carthage, N.C.; 19 grandchildren; and 26 great- grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at Jennings Assembly Of God Church. Burial will follow in Sassers Landing Cemetery near Jennings. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. today at Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla. -- Harry T. Reid Funeral Home





Annie Green

QUITMAN -- Annie Green, 94, of Quitman passed away Thursday, June 27, 2002, in Quitman after a short illness. The Madison County native lived in Live Oak most of her life until she moved to Quitman in May of 2002, to live with her daughter. Oscar and Annie Green opened Green's Furniture Company in Live Oak in 1939, and retired in 1984. She was a member of the Live Oak Senior Citizens Club and of the First Advent Christian Church. Survivors include her daughter, Judy and Jesse Mitchell of Quitman; son, Ron and Aggie Green of Live Oak, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 17 great- grandchildren; and five great- great- grandchildren. Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Advent Christian Church in Live Oak with the Rev. Tim Carver officiating. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery. -- Daniels Funeral Home of Live Oak, Fla.





Estelle E. McGauley

Estelle E. McGauley, age 85, of Jennings, Fla., passed away Friday, June 28, at Suwannee Valley Nursing Center, Jasper, Fla. The Hamilton County native and lifelong resident was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Valdosta, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie McGauley. Survivors include two sons, Sammy McGauley and J.B. McGauley, both of Jennings, Fla.; one sister, Doris Fletcher, Valdosta, Ga.; five grandchildren, Kenneth Petty, Jimmy McGauley, Sam McGaule





y, Pam Lane and Terry Viar; and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 1, in the chapel of Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla. Interment will follow at Sassers Landing Cemetery near Jennings. The family will receive friends between the hours of 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at the Funeral Home. Harry T. Reid Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Vonnie Rue Corbitt Miller

HOMERVILLE -- Mrs. Vonnie Rue Corbitt Miller, 67, of Homerville passed away Thursday afternoon at her son's residence following an extended illness. A native and lifelong resident of Clinch County, she was a homemaker and a member of the Argyle Church of God. She was the daughter of the late Junious Matthews and Christine Strickland Matthews. She was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Matthews. Survivors are one daughter, Linda C. Brown, Homerville; five sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Sadie Corbitt, Scotty and Tina Corbitt, Kenny Corbitt, Ricky and Angela Corbitt and Michael Corbitt, all of Homerville; one sister, Roseanne Merritt of Waycross; five brothers, George Maryland Matthews, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Tony Matthews, Blackshear, Ga., Ray Matthews, Dixie Union, Ga., Sanford Matthews, Jacksonville, Fla., J.E. Matthews, Stark, Fla.; 17 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; and several other relatives. Funeral services for Mrs. Miller will be held at 2 p.m. today at Shiloh Southern Congregational Methodist Church. Burial will be held in Shiloh Church Cemetery. -- Roundtree Funeral Home of Homerville







Essie Wetherington Smith

SANFORD, Fla. -- Essie Wetherington Smith, 88, of Sanford, Fla. passed away at her home early Friday morning June 28, 2002. Essie was born in Hamilton County, Fla. where she lived most of her life. She was a member of Pine Crest Baptist Church in Sanford and former member of Bright Pond Baptist Church, Jasper, Fla. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, George L. Smith. Survivors include one son, Lamar Smith, Winter Springs; one daughter, Betty Lou Higginbotham, Altamonte Springs, Fla.; brother, Dave W. Wetherington, Vero Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Vivian Manning, Jasper, Fla. and Mantha McCain, Orange Park, Fla.; three grandchildren; and one great- grandson. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2002, in the Chapel of Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Jasper, Fla. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. -- Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla.





Margarette Smith

Margarette Smith, age 76, of Jasper, Fla., passed away early Friday, June 28, at Madison Nursing Center, Madison, Fla. The Hamilton County native and lifelong resident was a homemaker and self-employed seamstress. She was a member of Jasper First Baptist Church. Margarette was preceded in death by her husband, J.T. Smith Sr. Survivors include her two sons, Tim Smith (Christy), Jennings, Fla., and Jim Smith (Terri), Crawfordville, Fla.; four daughters, Martha Baker (Ted), Jasper, Fla., Gail Newsome, Jennings, Fla., Mantha Young (Rick) and Ferrice Fry (Albert), all of Jasper; 19 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren as well as her extended family at Madison Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Jasper First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Hebron Cemetery near Jasper. The family will receive friends between the hours of 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla. Harry T. Reid Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.





Annie Lue Webb

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- Annie Lue Webb, 72, entered into eternal life on Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Middlesex Hospital, in Middletown. She was born in Elco, Ga. on Dec. 3, 1929, the daughter of the late Eugene Brown and Rosa Williams. Annie attended Dasher High School in Valdosta and Bakers Culinary College in New Orleans, La. She was a widow of the late Willie J. Webb. Annie was in the catering business for Morrison Food, Inc. for 35 years where she was recognized for h

er prestigious work efforts. She was an active member of the Church of Christ in Valdosta. She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Brown of Conn.; two sisters, Edna Minnis and Francis Williams of Valdosta; four granddaughters, Cassandra Stewart, Latrenda Braswell, Michelle Braswell, and Shaunna Lowe; one grandson-in-law, Phillip Stewart; eight great- grandchildren, all of Conn. She is predeceased by her cousin and her best friend, Lillian Adams and leaving behind a special friend, Laura Burke as well as a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon Monday, July 1, 2002, with calling hours at 11 a.m. at Greater Faith Word Changing Ministries, 168 Magnolia St., Hartford, CT 06112. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. -- Fuqua Funeral Service, Bloomfield, Conn.





Jo Ann McClelland, 49 of Valdosta passed away Tuesday evening, June 25, 2002, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. today in the Valdosta Chapel of Music Funeral Services. -- Music Funeral Services of Valdosta

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