for Nov. 17, 2001

James W. (Dick) Corbett

ECHOLS COUNTY -- James W. (Dick) Corbett, 67, a lifelong resident of Echols County, died on Friday, Nov. 16, 2001, at South Georgia Medical Center. Son of Tince and Flora Carter Corbett, he was born on Oct. 8, 1934, and was a logger and member of Sardis Baptist Church. Survivors are his daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Larry Davis of Franklin County, Gloria Ann and Billy F. Coffey of Valdosta; a son and daughter-in-law, Dale A. and Patsy Thorn of Alma; five grandchildren, Holly Coffey, Dedee Thorn, Gary Corbett, Dale Thorn Jr. and Paul Thorn; two great-grandchildren, Michael Corbett and Nicole Corbett; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Gayle and Randy Adams of Douglas, Lawanna and Bob Futch of Echols County; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Louis and Lois Corbett of Echols County, Chester and Hannah Corbett of Lake Park, Charles and Evelyn Corbett of Echols County, and sister-in-law, Joan Corbett Lee of Valdosta; numerous nieces and nephews; his former wife, Jewell Corbett of Valdosta and former daughter-in-law, Gloria L. Thorn of Montezuma. Mr. Corbett was preceded in death by a son, Willie Paul Thorn, grandson, Robert Glenn Corbett and a brother, Mack Corbett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sardis Baptist Church where the Rev. Alton Hardee and the Rev. Marvin Smith will officiate. Burial will be held in Carter Cemetery. Mr. Corbett will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to service time. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at McLane Lakewood Funeral Home. -- McLane Lakewood Funeral Home

Mary "Ann" Bamberg Krozier

JASPER, Fla. -- Mary "Ann" Bamberg Krozier, 73, of Odessa, Fla., and Jasper, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. The High Springs, Fla., native worked for many years substitute teaching. She was an accomplished musician and played piano and organ for several years at Lake City First Baptist Church. She gave of her time to many worthwhile organizations helping handicapped children and most recently abused women and children. Mrs. Krozier was a member of Jasper First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Emet Krozier, Odessa; her son, Christopher I. Prescott, Atlanta; her mother, Lorraine Kiefer, Jasper; and two grandchildren, Jason and Lindsey Prescott. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Jasper. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Jasper. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Another Way for Abused Women and Children, P.O. Box 2240, Chiefland, Fla. 32644. -- Harry T. Reid Funeral Home

Frances Lowery Myers

QUITMAN -- Frances Lowery Myers, 95, of Quitman, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001, at Holly Hill Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. Born in Seneca, S.C., she was the daughter of Thomas Marshall and Roxie Marshall Lowery. She was a homemaker and a member of Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Valdosta. She is survived by two daughters, Roxie Roach, Miami, Fla., Jane Young, Quitman; one son, Bobby Logan, Quitman; nine grandchildren, Steven Roach, Hilliard, Fla., Marolyn Sims and Roxanne Roach of Miami, Stuart Logan, Mitchell Logan of Albany and Alabama, Carolyn Sirmans, Quitman, and Bob Harrison, Valdosta; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Louise Clanton, Clearwater, Fla.; and two brothers, Bill Lowery, Atlanta, and Louie Lowery of New Jersey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shorty Myers. Graveside services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Sunday in Oak Hill Cemetery with the Rev. John Walker officiating. -- Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home

Funeral service for Profit S. Harrison, 78, of Jacksonville, Fla., will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Lane Memorial Chapel of Adel. Burial will be held in Lenox Cemetery, Lenox. -- Lane Memorial Chapel of Adel

Ina Blanton Plair, 88, of Valdosta, departed this life and entered Heaven's gates on Friday, Nov. 16, 2001. S

ervices will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday at Ousley Baptist Church with burial in Ousley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Carson McLane Funeral. -- Carson McLane Funeral Home

Frank E. Towles 91, died on Thursday at his home in Valdosta. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the graveside in Riverview Memorial Gardens. -- Carson McLane Funeral Home

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