for Tues., Jan. 21, 2003



Susan B. Farkas

ALBANY -- Susan B. Farkas, 60, of Albany, died Saturday evening at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital following an illness.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church. The Rev. Nancy Scarborough will officiate. The remains have been cremated.

A native of Valdosta, Mrs. Farkas had lived in Albany since 1966. A member of the teaching profession for over 35 years, Mrs. Farkas was a 1964 graduate of Valdosta State College (now Valdosta State University) and was a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority. She was a former foreign language teacher at Riverview Academy and at the time of her death she was head of the Performing Arts Department and taught French at Deerfield-Windsor School. She was also a former teacher of the year at both Riverview and Deerfield-Windsor Schools. Mrs. Farkas was a member of Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church and the Alpha Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her husband, Leonard Farkas II of Albany; son, George Farkas of Atlanta; two daughters, Trudy Farkas of Atlanta and Lorraine Farkas of Albany; mother, Mary Sue Branch of Atlanta; sister, Sharon Henderson of Atlanta; niece, Michele Higgins Wilkinson of Atlanta; nephew, Michael Higgins of Atlanta; four great-nieces and nephews, Harrison and Ashley McCray, Margaret Wilkinson and Kemper Scott Higgins, all of Atlanta.

Those desiring, please make memorials to the Performing Arts Department, c/o Deerfield-Windsor School, 2500 Nottingham Way, Albany, GA 31707.

The family received friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday in the Parlor at Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church. -- Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors, Albany



Mona Mae Huber

VALDOSTA -- Mona Mae Huber, 73, of Valdosta, formerly of St. Charles, Mo., died on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at the Presbyterian Home in Quitman after a short illness. She was born on May 4, 1929, in St. Louis, Mo., to Everett and Alberta Roberts Williamson. She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in St. Charles.

Mrs. Huber is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Charlotte Frye, Kenosha, Wis., Susan and Kurt Krispin, St. Peters, Mo.; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Timothy Cooper and Dr. John Wright and his wife, Linda, Valdosta; and eight grandchildren, Martin, Jenifer, Joseph, Julia, Sarah, Monica, Samuel and Molly.

There will be no local services. Mrs. Huber's cremains will be taken to the St. John's United Christ of Church Cemetery in St. Charles for burial by her family at a later date. -- Carson McLane Funeral Home



James Herman Ivey

TIFTON -- James Herman Ivey, 72, of Tifton, died on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at his residence.

He was born on Aug. 21, 1930, in Tift County to the late Herman Lloyd and Alva Gibbs Ivey. He lived all of his life in Tifton. He was a retired maintenance manager, USDA, Coastal Plain Experiment Station. His family was very special to him. He was an avid golfer, bowler and enjoyed car racing. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was Baptist by faith.

Mr. Ivey is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margie Pearson Ivey of Tifton; one son, Jimmy Ivey, Tifton; one daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Steve Griffin, Tifton; one grandson, Jamie Ivey and wife, Tracie; three granddaughters, Salina McAllister and husband Eddie, Stephanie Hinkley and husband, Joe, and Megan Ivey, all of Tifton; one great-grandson, Justin Ryan Griffin, Tifton; one brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Maryann Ivey of Hahira; and a special nephew, Jerry Ivey and his wife, Louise.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at the chapel of Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Directors with the Rev. Eddie Allen and Dr. Fred Evers officiating. Burial will be held in Oakridge Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Ivey, Jamie Ivey, Eddie McAllister, David Sutton, Gordon Hughes, Gary Walker and Justin Griffin. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. -- Albritton Beaumont Funeral Directors, Tifton



Carrie Lucille Meadows

LENOX -- Carrie Luc





ille Meadows, 99, of Lenox, passed away Sunday afternoon, Jan. 19, 2003, at the Louis Smith Memorial Hospital in Lakeland after declining health for several years.

She was born on Dec. 25, 1903, in Colquitt County to the late Norman Lee and Carrie Baker Bush. She lived in Lenox from 1935 until 1980 when she moved to Lakeland making it her home.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Rayford Chester Meadows, three sisters and four brothers. She was a member of the Pine Grove Baptist Church in Berrien County.

Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law, Marie and Jim Scott, Mary and the late Earl Connell, all of Lakeland; six grandchildren and spouses, Maxine Scott, Phillip and Donna Connell, Jesse and Lynn Connell, Laquitta and Ben Robinson, Lavann Garrett, Carrie and Craig Courson; seven great-grandchildren, Derrick Connell, Colby Connell, Austin Connell, Thad Robinson, Cara Robinson, Cameron Courson, Raylen Courson; and one sister, Irma Norman of Sparks. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Lakeland Chapel of Music Funeral Services. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Berrien County. -- Music Funeral Services, Lakeland



Agnes Coody Redish

VALDOSTA -- Agnes Coody Redish, 86, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at South Georgia Medical Center after a short illness. Born on March 11, 1916, she was the daughter of the late R.A. and Mattie Zipperer Coody. Mrs. Redish was a homemaker and member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rossie Redish; a son, R.C. Redish; two infant sons; son-in-law, James W. "Rudy" Rudolph; two brothers; and three sisters.

Survivors are her children: daughter, Vivian Rudolph of Valdosta; daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Earl Stubbs of Quitman; son, Charles Redish of Valdosta; daughter-in-law, Margie Redish of Valdosta; 11 grandchildren, Gary Moore, Randy Moore, Tim Stubbs, Randall Redish, David Redish, Vicky Brooks, Shari White, Anita Redish, Melinda Blanchard, Lori Hicks and Tonya Stalvey; 14 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her brothers and sisters and their spouses, L.T. and Gladys Coody of Valdosta, Howard and Mary Francis Coody of Quitman, the Rev. Willie Joe Coody of Valdosta, Lavinia Hammock of Clyattville, Maxine Cothron and Mary Foster of Valdosta, Vernita and Claire Fletcher of Lake Park, Eunice Thompson of Jesup; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home. The Rev. Clyde Stokes will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Charity Baptist Church Building Fund. -- Carson McLane Funeral Home



Lankford Richardson

NASHVILLE -- Lankford Richardson, 81, Nashville, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at Berrien Nursing Center. He was born on Aug. 16, 1921, in Berrien County to Andrew Francis and Mary Ella Hamilton Richardson.

He was a retired farmer and member of Liberty Primitive Baptist Church. Mr. Richardson was preceded in death by his first wife, Melba Ruth Rowan who died in 1967.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma Clanton Richardson of Nashville; one daughter, Latrelle Crosby of Nashville; one son, Emory Richardson of Moultrie; one stepson, Jackie Clanton of Nashville; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; and two sisters, Myrtice Lewis and Minnie Roland, both of Nashville.

Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the chapel of Lovein Funeral Home with Elder Robert Conner and the Rev. Ronnie Lawson officiating. Burial will be held in Long Bridge Cemetery. The remains will be carried to the residence today to lie in state until services. -- Lovein Funeral Home, Nashville, a member by invitation of Selected Independent Funeral Homes



Moses Franklin Williams

HOMERVILLE -- Moses Franklin Williams, 63, Homerville, passed away Sunday morning at South Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

A native of

Lowndes County, he had lived in Clinch County most of his life. He was a forester for International Paper Company in Fargo, a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was the son of the late Noah C. Williams and Rhoda Amanda Lee Williams.

Survivors are two sisters, Mary Ruth Harper and Sarah W. Harper, both of Homerville; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral service for Mr. Williams will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of Homerville.

Burial will be in the Arabia Cemetery.

Mr. Williams will remain at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today with visitation after 1 p.m. Mr. Williams will be carried to the church one hour prior to the services. -- Roundtree Funeral Home



Melba Wilson

Melba Wilson, 68, West Berrien Community, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at Phoebe Putney after a brief illness. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. today at Pine Grove Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery. -- Purvis Funeral Home of Adel

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