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Ware County, Georgia USA Obituaries

January 2011

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Music Funeral Home
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Ray E. McDonald
Born in Waycross, GA on Mar. 13, 1930
Departed on Jan. 1, 2011 and resided in Jacksonville, Duval Co, FL.

Visitation: Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011
Service: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011
Cemetery: Thomas Cemetery, Brantley County, GA

Mr. Ray E. McDonald, 80, died Saturday night (January 1, 2011) at Consulate
Health Care of Jacksonville, FL after an extended illness.

He was a native of Waycross, GA, but he has lived most of his life in
Jacksonville, FL. He retired from the City of Jacksonville as a motor pool
mechanic. He also served in the United States Army.

He is the son of the late Samuel McDonald and Eliza Aldridge McDonald. He is
the husband of the late Reba Fritts McDonald.

Survivors include two sons, Randy McDonald (wife Brenda) of Jacksonville, FL,
and Jeff McDonald of Herrin, IL; three daughters, Phyllis Anne Haddock (husband
Dennis) of Jacksonville, FL, Brenda Kay Leo of Jacksonville, FL, and Joan Lynn
Fritts of Virginia; two brothers, Clifton McDonald (Pauline) of Virginia, and
Jerry McDonald (wife Maxine) of Jacksonville, FL; one sister, Marie Allen of
Jacksonville, FL; 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and several nieces
and nephews.

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday (January 6, 2011) at Thomas
Cemetery in Brantley County. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m.
Wednesday at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 11801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville,
FL 32223.

The family would like to thank staff of Consulate Health Care of Jacksonville
for the excellent care they received during their time of need.

Music Funeral Home, Waycross, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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James Willie Hyers Allen
Born in Pierce County, GA on Feb. 14, 1926
Departed on Jan. 1, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware County, GA

Visitation: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011
Service: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011
Cemetery: Shiloh PBC Cemetery, Blackshear, Pierce Co, GA

Mr. James "Jimmy" Willie Hyers Allen, 84, died Saturday night (January 1, 2011)
at his residence after an extended illness.

He was a native of Pierce County, but he has lived in Waycross since 1957. He
retired from CSX Railroad as an electrician after 42 years of service. He will
be remembered by his family as a "jack of all trades."

He is the son of the late Henry Hyers Allen and Pearl Griffin Allen. He was the
last of 11 siblings.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Bertha Biddy Allen of Waycross; one
daughter, Mary Ann Allen of Waycross; three sons, David Ray Allen (wife
Christine) of Annapolis, MD, Donald J. Allen of Brunswick, and Dale H. Allen of
Waycross; 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and
nephews.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday (January 6, 2011) at the Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery in Blackshear. The
family will receive friends 1 until 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Willa "Fannie" Ward (black)
Born in Pierce County, GA on Apr. 5, 1936
Departed on Jan. 4, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Friday, Jan. 7, 2011
Service: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011
Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery

Willa "Fannie" Ward, 74, died Tuesday afternoon (January 4, 2011) at Satilla
Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

She was a native of Pierce County but had resided in Waycross for the past
thirty five years. She was the daughter of the late Grady Anderson and Elise
Cooper Anderson. She was the wife of the late Gerald T. Ward, Jr. She was also
preceded in death by a sister, Lena Anderson and a brother, John Henry Johnson.
She was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church where she had been an
active choir member, a former vice-president of Missions, a Deaconess, and
former treasurer of the Choir and prayer meeting.

She leaves to cherish her memory, four daughters, Brenda Ward Sanders (husband
David) of Augusta, Roslyn Ward Nixon (husband Gary) of Waycross, Michelle Ward
Brown of Atlanta, and Natalie Ward Trotter (husband Ricky) of Jacksonville, FL;
two sons, Gerald T. Ward, III (wife Irma) of El Paso, TX, and Kerry Ward of
Waycross; twenty one grandchildren, twenty five great grandchildren; a devoted
daughter-in-law, Betty Ward of Waycross; devoted sister-in-laws, Effie Ward
James (husband David) of Jacksonville, FL, Edith Tarber (husband the late
Solomon), and Julia Ward Clinton both of Screven; a brother-in-law, Earl Ward
(wife Alice) of West Palm Beach, FL; and numerous nieces, nephews and other
relatives.

A funeral will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday (January 8, 2011) at St. John
Missionary Baptist Church, 864 Oak St., Waycross. Burial will be in Oakland
Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Friday
at Music Funeral Home.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Allie Mae Morgan Joyner
Born in Ware County, GA on Feb. 20, 1924
Departed on Jan. 5, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Friday, Jan. 7, 2011
Service: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011
Cemetery: Hargraves Chapel Cemetery

Mrs. Allie Mae Morgan Joyner, 86, died Wednesday night (January 5, 2011) at
Satilla Care Center after an extended illness.

She was a native of and lived most of her life in Ware County at Millwood where
she was a member of Indian Mound Baptist Church. She was born February 20, 1924
to the late David Archie Morgan and Ada Bennett Morgan. She was the wife of the
late Johnny Joyner. She was also preceded in death by three sons, Kenneth
Joyner, Steve Joyner and Luke Joyner; one son-in-law, Junior Sears; five
brothers, Claude Morgan, Tommy Morgan, Bobby Morgan, Johnny and Jerome Morgan;
and one sister, Josephine Sutton.

Mrs. Joyner was a farmer's wife who loved the country way of life … farming,
gardening, and raising her chickens and other animals as long as she was able.
Her family loved all those wonderful, home-cooked meals. Their mother
experienced much heartache and grief in her life, but she overcame by her
confidence and faith in God.

Survivors include one daughter, Rena Mae Merritt (Rufus) of Waycross; two sons,
Roger Joyner (Marina) of Jamestown, and Hank Joyner, Sr. of Millwood; nine
grandchildren, Paul Sears (Gina), Tommy Sears (Sabrina), Angel Murray (George),
Paula Haggard (Everett), Dale Joyner (Tracy), Carlos Joyner, Lindsay Thomas
(Dustin), Hank Joyner, Jr. and Ashli Joyner; several great grandchildren; two
sisters, Florence Clark and Clarice Dukes both of Waresboro; two brothers,
Raymer Morgan of Waycross and Rev. Fred Morgan (Ernestine) of Manor; one sister-
in-law, Debbie Joyner Musgrove of Waycross; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday (January 8, 2011) at the Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Hargraves Cemetery in Millwood. The
family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Judith Ruth McCarson Sullivan
Born in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co, TN on Jan. 9, 1923
Departed on Jan. 6, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware Co, GA

Visitation: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011
Service: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011
Cemetery: Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston, Hendry Co, FL

Mrs. Judith Ruth Sullivan, 87, died Thursday (January 6, 2010) at Satilla
Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

She was a native of Chattanooga, TN, lived most of her life in South Bay, FL
and had been living in Waycross since May 2007. She was preceded in death by
her parents, Ernest Gadson McCarson and Mary Annie Shelby McCarson.
Together with her husband, they were the former owners of The Lunchbox
Restaurant. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Belle Glade, FL and
served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include her husband, Wilbur R. Sullivan, Sr. of Waycross; a son, Rev.
Ray Sullivan (wife Dell) of Tifton; three daughters, Gail Rushing (husband
Cecil) and Marion Primmer and Judy Ann Sullivan all of Clewiston, FL; a sister,
Cornie Cook of Chattanooga, TN; seven grandchildren; and twelve great
grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday (January 8, 2010) at Aiken-
Davis Funeral Home in Clewiston, FL. Burial will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery. The
family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Saturday from 1 until 3.

Music Funeral Home, Waycross, Georgia; http://www.musicfuneralhome.com/

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Darcile Music Chastain
Born in Ware County, GA on Sep. 13, 1930
Departed on Jan. 7, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Monday, Jan. 10, 2011
Service: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
Cemetery: Telmore Cemetery

Mrs. Darcile Music Chastain, 80, died Friday afternoon (January 7, 2011) at her
residence following an extended illness.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Ware County. She was preceded in
death by her husband, Jerry Thomas Chastain; two daughters, Ann Chastain
Buchanan, Virginia Chastain Sayre and her parents, Farley Music and Jennie
Melvin Music. She was a member of Brunel Street Church of God.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna Garrett (husband Dennie) of Waycross and
Kimberly Lewis (husband Angelo) of Waycross; a son, Tommy Chastain (wife Jean)
of Waycross; four grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; one brother Kenneth Music
of Waycross, and nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday (December 11, 2011) at Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Telmore Cemetery. The family will be
receiving friends at the funeral home Monday night from 7 until 9.

Online sympathy can be expressed by signing the registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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C. Glenn Nall
Born in Fort Benning, Muscogee Co, GA on May 25, 1949
Departed on Jan. 12, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware Co, GA

Visitation: Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011
Service: No Service
Cemetery: Greenlawn Mausoleum

Mr. C. Glenn Nall, 61, died Wednesday morning (January 12, 2011) at his
residence after an extended illness.

He was born in Fort Benning and was a native of Bacon County, but he has lived
in Waycross most of his life. He was a member of the Bacon County High School
Class of '68, Blackshear Masonic Lodge #270 F&AM (master mason 1974 until
present), and York Rite #9 Royal Arch Mason (Waycross Commander #36 K.T.). He
served in the United States Air Force from 1969 until 1973, and he was employed
by the Georgia Department of Corrections as a correctional officer for
engineering service. Mr. Nall was also employed in the local mortgage banking
business for 18 years, and he was the officer and organizer of numerous hunting
clubs in South Georgia and North Florida.

He is the son of the late Waymon M. Nall and Wilma Turner Nall.

Survivors include his wife, Geronda Hall Nall of Waycross; two sons, Eric Nall
(wife Marty) of Valdosta, and Dave Sweat (wife Abby) of Waycross; one daughter,
Tanya Nall of Waycross; three grandchildren, Jasmine Nall, Wesley Nall and
Jenna Kay Sweat; one brother, Bruce Nall of Alma; and close friends, Glenda
Smoak, Tanda Sweat, Melody Lee, Debra Tillman, Downing Bennett, and the Bacon
County High School Class of '68.

The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday (January 13, 2011) at
Music Funeral Home. Memorialization is by cremation. Entombment will be in the
Greenlawn Mausoleum.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Imogene Weir Tallant
Born in Groveland, Lake County, FL on Dec. 3, 1926
Departed on Jan. 12, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware County, GA

Service: Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011

Mrs. Imogene W. Tallant, 84, died Wednesday evening (January 12, 2011) at
Satilla Regional Medical Center after a short illness.

She was a native of Groveland, FL, but she moved back to Waycross in 2009. She
was formerly employed by Matt's Jackets as a sewer, and she was a member of
First Christian Church.

She is the daughter of the late Clayton Joseph Weir and Eva Mae Pate Weir.

Survivors include two daughters, Kristina Willard Ponsell (husband Gary) of
Waycross, and Carol Willard Clark of Beaver Dam, VA; 12 grandchildren, 19 great
grandchildren and one great great grandchild; one brother, James Pate Weir of
Mascotte, FL; and two nieces.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday (January 16, 2011) at First
Christian Church. Memorialization is by cremation.

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.
NOTE: Previous husbands: 1st George Hal Page, 2nd Richard Holland Willard, 3rd [--?--] Tallant

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Mildred Lavaughn Griffin Guy
Born in St. Catherine, Sumter Co, FL on Nov. 14, 1927
Departed on Jan. 15, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware Co, GA

Service: Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011

Mrs. Mildred Griffin Guy, 83, died Saturday morning (January 15, 2011) at
Satilla Care Center after an extended illness.

She was a native of St. Catherine, FL, but she has lived most of her life in
Waycross. She graduated from Waycross High School in 1944. She was formerly
employed as a grocery store cashier and affiliated with the Baptist faith. Her
family will always remember her as a loving and devoted mother and grandmother.

She is the daughter of the late William Franklin Griffin and Verla Mae Crews
Griffin. She is preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Guy; and one
brother, W. F. Griffin.

Survivors include four daughters, Dale Nemmers (John) of Gainesville, FL,
Barbara Cox (Preston) of Waycross, Dotty Hendrix of Waycross, and Diane Osburn
of Waycross; one brother, R. W. Griffin (Patsy) of Orange Park, FL; five
grandchildren, LaVaughn Woodard, Mike Thrift (Cindy), John Nemmers (Laura),
Scott Hendrix (Sabrina) and Krista Sabbatis (Jimmy); seven great grandchildren,
Riley Woodard, Kasey Woodard, Jordan Fox, Graci Thrift, Olivia Thrift, Lexi
Hendrix, Landrey Hendrix, Turner Ashby and Tatum Ashby; special cousin, Oveida
Arnold of Waycross; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday (January 22, 2011) at the Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Memorialization is by cremation.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Willie Doris Bagley Meeks Henderson
Born in Brunswick, Glynn Co, GA on Mar. 4, 1923
Departed on Jan. 14, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011
Service: Monday, Jan. 17, 2011
Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery

Mrs. Willie Doris Bagley Meeks Henderson, 87, died Friday morning (January 14,
2011) at her residence after an extended illness.

She was a native of Brunswick, but she has lived in Waycross since 1951. She
went to school in Nicholls where she was an all-star basketball player. She
retired from J. C. Penny Co. and was a member of Jamestown United Methodist
Church for 50 years where she was very active and held nearly every office in
the church. She helped organize and served as the first president of Baptist
Village Auxillary, was a member and former president of the Shrine Auxillary,
and a member and former worthy matron of Eastern Star #474. In 1951, she served
as "Queen For A Day" for Waycross along with Jack Bailey. She was also a member
of the Fun Time Band for several years, and the East Myrtle Ave. Sewing Club.

She is the daughter of the late Richard Bagley and Rosie Ella Smith Bagley. She
is preceded in death by her husband, D. J. Henderson; one son, Denny Meeks;
four sisters, Verna Mae Thompson, Pauline Solomon Spurlock, Rosie Rigdon and
Annette Norris; and two brothers, Winston Bagley and R. B. Bagley.

Survivors include one son, Freddy Meeks (Lena) of Savannah; one daughter, Judy
Martin (David) of Waycross; one step-son, Dr. Dan Henderson (Anita) of Florida;
one brother, Dr. Charles Bagley of Alma; one sister, Rita McNurlin of
Jacksonville, FL; five grandchildren, Brian Cowart, Laurie Frazee, Matthew
Meeks, Josh Henderson and Erin Henderson; seven great grandchildren, Austin,
Kendyl and Payton Cowart, Tyler Frazee, Hayden Meeks, Owen and Rachel
Henderson; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday (January 17, 2011) at the Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will
receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's
Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011

The family would like to show appreciation to Drucilla Melton for her continued
friendship and constant care of their mother the last few months.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Leona E. Strickland Herrin
Born in Waycross, GA on Sep. 17, 1915
Departed on Jan. 14, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Monday, Jan. 17, 2011
Service: Monday, Jan. 17, 2011
Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery

Mrs. Leona E. Herrin, 95, died Friday night (January 14, 2011) at Baptist
Village Retirement Communities after an extended illness.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross. She was a homemaker and
member of Crawford Street Baptist Church.

She is the daughter of the late Keightly Strickland and Julie Douglas
Strickland. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Earl H. Herrin; and
one daughter, Martha Jeanette Cox.

Survivors include one daughter, Charlotte Strickland (husband Carl) of
Waycross; five grandchildren, Steve Petty (Jan), Carl Petty (Paula) and Cindy
Payne all of Waycross, Sonya Dakin (Dave) of Jacksonville, FL, and Dana Sims
(Bobby) of Blackshear; five great grandchildren; one sister, Willa Mae Beverly
of Waycross; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday (January 17, 2011) at the Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will
receive friends 10 until 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Barbara Ann Aldridge Parker Crawford
Born in Ware County, GA on May 19, 1942
Departed in Glynn Co, GA on Jan. 15, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011
Service: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011
Cemetery: Telmore Cemetery

Mrs. Barbara Ann Parker Crawford, 68, died Saturday afternoon (January 15,
2011) at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick after an extended illness.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Ware County. She was a homemaker and
member of New Life Assembly of God.

She is the daughter of the late Ellis Jacobs and Maude Lee Waters Aldridge. She
is preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Hayes Crawford.

Survivors include five children, Evon "Bonnie" Campbell of Waycross, Javona
Yawn (Michael) of Waycross, Lynn Taylor (Aubrey) of Waycross, Whitmer Rowell
(Josie) of Blackshear, and Stacey McQuaig (Vann) of Blackshear; eight
grandchildren, Bobby Alex Campbell, Barbi Thigpen, Nina Garcia (Tino), Dusty
Gault, Gary Sweat, Jr., Jamie Sweat, Joshua Rowell and Thorne Rowell; and seven
great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday (January 19, 2011) at New Life
Assembly of God. Burial will follow in Telmore Cemetery. The family will
receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Music Funeral Home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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William Melvin White
Born in Millwood, Ware Co, GA on Apr. 8, 1932
Departed on Jan. 16, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware Co, GA

Visitation: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011
Service: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011
Cemetery: Kettle Creek Cemetery

Mr. William Melvin White, 78, died Sunday (January 16, 2011) at Satilla
Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.

He was a native of Millwood and had lived most of his life in Ware County. He
was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Friar White and Harriett Arnold
White; a brother, Raymond White and a sister, Hazel Donaldson.

He was retired from the United States Coast Guard and served during the Vietnam
War. He was a member of Astoria Baptist Church and loved being an inventor.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Ratliff White of Waycross; three sons, Jeff
White of Lake City, FL, Charles White (wife Wendy) of St. Mary's and Robert
White of Waycross; two stepdaughters, Betty Alexander of Waycross and Nadine
Pierce (husband Bob) of Kingsland; eight grandchildren; six great
grandchildren; three sisters, Evelyn Fowler of Waycross, Jean Adams (husband
Kenneth) of Guntersville, AL and Wanda Chason (husband Wayne) of the Republic
of Panama; a foster brother, David Kendrick of Waycross; and numerous nieces,
nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Wednesday (January 19, 2011) at Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Kettle Creek Cemetery. The family will
be receiving friends at the funeral home Tuesday night from 6 until 8.

The men of Astoria Baptist Church are requested to meet at the funeral home
Wednesday at 2:40 p.m. to serve as honorary pallbearers. Sympathy may be
expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Thomas Fred Dowling
Born in Brantley County, GA on Mar. 2, 1915
Departed in Nahunta on Jan. 16, 2011 and resided in Hoboken, Brantley Co, GA

Visitation: Monday, Jan. 17, 2011
Service: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011
Cemetery: Hoboken City Cemetery, Hoboken, Brantley Co, GA

Mr. Thomas “Fred” Dowling, 95, died Sunday (January 16, 2011) at Bayview
Nursing Home in Nahunta after an extended illness.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Brantley County. He was the former
owner of a meat market and W. L. Dowling Furniture Company in Nahunta. He was
also a member of Hoboken Baptist Church, the Men’s Sunday School Class, and the
Hoboken Masonic Lodge.

He is the son of the late Wiley L. Dowling and Cordia Thomas Dowling. He was
also preceded in death by his first wife, Norma Tallevast Dowling; and five
siblings, Edwin Dowling, Delores Drury, Vernon Dowling, Perry Dowling and Betty
Dowling.

Survivors include his wife of 18 years, Cora Bell Griffin Dowling of Hoboken;
three children, Cynthia Herrin of Waycross, Norman Dowling of Waverly, and Mike
Dowling (Vicki) of Hoboken; six step-children, Ronald Davis of Hortense, Zelta
Manning of Jesup, Tony Crews of Waycross, Ann Callahan of Blackshear, Marlene
Pearson of Hoboken, and Arlene Hall of Hoboken; seven grandchildren and 13
great grandchildren; two sisters, Beatrice Crosby Jones of Macon, and Valeria
Pylmale of Douglas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday (January 18, 2011) at Hoboken
Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Hoboken City Cemetery. The family will
receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Music Funeral Home.

The Men’s Sunday School Class and Hoboken Masonic Lodge are asked to meet 10:40
a.m. Tuesday at the church to serve as honorary pallbearers.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Billy Edward Waters
Born in Ware Co, GA on Oct. 16, 1946
Departed on Jan. 17, 2011 and resided in Blackshear, Pierce Co, GA

Visitation: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011
Service: Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011
Cemetery: Thomas Cemetery, Brantley Co, GA

Billy Edward Waters, 64, died Monday night (January 17, 2011) at his residence
in Pierce County following an extended illness.

He was a native of Telmore Community of Ware County and had lived most of his
life in Ware and Pierce Counties. He was the son of the late Dewey Edward
Waters and Cora Bell Davis Waters.

He retired from the Waycross Housing Authority in 1992 after eleven years of
service in the maintenance department. He was a member of University Blvd
Church of God.

Survivors include his wife of sixteen years, Frances Joyner Waters of
Blackshear; seven children, Elizabeth Howell (husband Donald) of Blackshear,
Tina Waters (fiancé Sylvester Williams) of Waycross, Billy Joe Waters (wife
Sarah) of Blackshear, Eric Waters (wife Kim) of Blackshear, Jason Waters of
Blackshear, Isaac Gardner of Waycross, and Crystal McInvale (husband Tony) of
Blackshear; eighteen grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren; his step-
mother, Alphine Waters of Waycross; three sisters, Wanda Faye Mixon of Hoboken,
Mary Lee Waters of Waycross, and Linda Gail Lee of Los Angeles, CA; a brother,
Buddy Waters (wife Ruth) of Blackshear; one half-brother, Charles Waters (wife
Patty) of Schlatterville; a half-sister, Geneva Cox (husband Gideon) of
Waycross; a step-brother, Donnie Price (wife the late Margaret) of Waycross;
three step-sisters, Debbie Haney (husband Tony) of Atlanta, Linda Strickland
(husband Buddy) of Brantley County, and Hazel King (husband Bill) of Waycross,
and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday (January 20, 2011) at Music Funeral
Home Chapel. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery of Brantley County. The family
will be receiving friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Wednesday at Music Funeral
Home.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Charles Wilbert Hancock, Jr.
Born in Valdosta, Lowndes Co, GA on May 14, 1933
Departed in Clinch Co, GA on Jan. 20, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware Co, GA

Visitation: Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
Service: Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011
Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery, Waycross, Ware Co, GA

Mr. Charles W. Hancock, 77, died Thursday morning (January 20, 2011) at Clinch
Healthcare Nursing Home in Homerville from Alzheimer's disease.

He was a native of Valdosta, but he lived most of his life in Waycross. He
retired from CSX Railroad as a chemist in the Test Department. He was a member
of the CSX Officer's Club, Elks Club, Okefenokee Lions Club, Trinity United
Methodist Church and the John Wesley Sunday School Class. He sang in the
Chancel and Keenager Choirs, and he was requested to sing at weddings and
funerals.

Mr. Hancock also enjoyed working as a local draftsman and builder. His work
included drawing house plans for a number of people in and around Waycross.

He is the son of the late Charles Wilbert Hancock, Sr. and Muriel DeCarr
Stallings Hancock.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Saralyn Hancock of Waycross; one
daughter, Holly Hancock (husband Mike Lee) of Summerfield, NC; one son, Glenn
Hancock of Amelia Island, FL; two grandchildren, Brian Steedley Hancock (wife
Charley) of Bethlehem, GA, and Kristopher Hancock of Jacksonville, FL; two
great grandchildren, Kane and Madeline; two loving dogs, George and Gracie; one
sister, Merle Quarterman (husband Clark) of Quitman; and several nieces and
nephews.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday (January 22, 2011) at Trinity
United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family
will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at Music Funeral Home.

The John Wesley S. S. Class and Circle #3 are asked to meet 2:40 p.m. Saturday
at the church to serve as honorary pallbearers.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Carol A. James, Sr
Born in Ware County, Georgia on Jan. 26, 1932
Departed on Jan. 21, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011
Service: Monday, Jan. 24, 2011
Cemetery: Camp Branch Church of God of Prophecy Cemetery, Manor

Carol A. James, Sr., 78, died Friday evening (January 21, 2011) at Baptist
Village Retirement Communities following a brief illness.

He was a native and life-long resident of Ware County. He was the son of the
late Floyd James and Nancy Ratliff James. He was also preceded in death by his
former wife, Mary Smith and siblings, Herman James, Huey James, Nathan James,
Alton James, and Dorothy James.

He was a self-employed carpenter. He was an active member of Camp Branch Church
of God of Prophecy of Manor, where he was a member of the Men's Sunday School
Class. He loved his church and rarely ever missed a church service. He was also
a member of the coffee club at McDonald's Restaurant.

Survivors include, a son, Carol A. James, Jr. (wife Stephanie) of Waycross; a
daughter, Kathy Gillis (husband Glynn) of Blackshear; four grandchildren, Craig
James (wife Brandy), Trey James, and Eric James of Waycross and Kalley Gillis
of Blackshear; three great grandchildren, Alexis James, Alaina Gill, and Miley
James; two brothers, Curly James (wife Carol) of Manor, and Ralph James (wife
Joann) of Auburndale, FL, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral will be held at 1:00 PM Monday (January 24, 2011) at Camp Branch
Church of God of Prophecy of Manor. Burial will be in the Camp Branch Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Sunday at Camp Branch
Church of God of Prophecy.

In lieu of flowers donations are asked to be made to the Family Life Center
Building Fund of Camp Branch Church of God of Prophecy, 4249 Camp Branch Rd,
Manor, GA 31550.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Edmond Nettles
Born in Clinch Co, GA on Oct. 11, 1946
Departed in Gainesville, Alachua Co, FL on Jan. 21, 2011 and resided in Blackshear, Pierce Co, GA

Visitation: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
Service: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
Cemetery: Mt. Green Church of God of Prophesy Cemetery, Millwood, Ware Co, GA

Edmond Nettles, 64, died Friday (Jan. 21, 2011) at Parklands Rehab and Nursing
Center of Gainesvillle, FL following a brief illness.

He was a native of Clinch County but had lived most of his life in Ware County.
He had made his home in Pierce County for the past twenty-three years. He was
the son of the late Earley Nettles, Sr., and Frances Mary Ann Anderson Nettles.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Lavon Nettles.

He was a member of Mt. Green Church of God of Prophecy and had formerly served
as a deacon. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of Bennett
Bay Hunting Club. He was a former employee of Haynes Industries.

Survivors include his wife of forty two years, Mary Lou Bennett Nettles of
Blackshear; a daughter, Sharon Nettles of Blackshear, a son, Jackie Nettles
(wife Alicia) of Millwood; four grandchildren, Aaron Nettles, and Michael
Nettles both of Glade Springs, VA, McKenna Nettles of Axson, and Brandon
Nettles of Blackshear; a great grandson, Jackson Nettles; two sisters, Mary Ann
Wiley of Leesburg, FL, and Louise Wright of Altoona, FL; two brothers, Earley
Nettles, Jr. (wife Gwenda) of Waycross, and Bill Huey Nettles of Carnegie, GA;
a sister-in-law, Evelyn Nettles of Waycross, and numerous nieces, nephews and
other relatives.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday (January 25, 2011) at Mt.
Green Church of God of Prophecy Cemetery. The family will receive friends
Tuesday at the home of Jackie Nettles, 3060 Perch Creek Lane, and Millwood and
from 1:00 until 2:00 PM Tuesday at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.

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Glenn Edward Stewart
Born in Baltimore, MD on Sep. 18, 1960
Departed on Jan. 23, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: No Visitation
Service: Monday, Jan. 24, 2011
Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery

Mr. Glenn Edward Stewart, 40, died Sunday (January 23, 2011) at Waycross Health
and Rehabilitation Center.

He was a native of Baltimore, MD but had lived most of his life in Waycross. He
was preceded in death by his grandmother, Estelle Fullard. He was a member of
Cornerstone Church of God.

Survivors include his mother, Hattie Kelly Stewart of Waycross; his father,
Edward C. Stewart of Auburndale, FL; three brothers, Bill Stewart of Folkston,
Wayne Stewart and Eddie Stewart both of Waycross; and his grandfather, Daniel
Fullard of Alma.

A graveside service was held Monday afternoon (January 24, 2011) at Oakland
Cemetery with Rev. Carlton Ring officiating.

The family would like to thank everyone at Waycross Health and Rehabilitation
Center for the care they gave Glenn. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the
online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Catherine Lorrell Lee
Born in Mayo, Lafayette Co, FL on Feb. 9, 1936
Departed on Jan. 23, 2011 and resided in Birmingham, Shelby or Jefferson Co, AL

Visitation: Friday, Jan. 28, 2011
Service: Friday, Jan. 28, 2011
Cemetery: High Bluff Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Brantley Co, GA

Catherine Lorrell Lee, 74, of Birmingham, AL, passed away on Sunday (January
23, 2011).

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. A precious and brave
southern lady, she touched everyone with her gracious nature. She graduated Phi
Beta Kappa at Florida State University and taught elementary and middle school
students for 23 years. She was a devoted member of Lakeside Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth McCray and Charles “Sonny”
Stanland.

Memories will be shared and cherished by her husband of 55 years Elkin
Jerome “Jerry” Lee, her daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Rex Sherer, her son
and daughter-in-law, Eric and Sinclair Lee and her daughter Lolly Lee and her
grandchildren, Courtney Lanter, John Sherer, Cole Lanter and Catherine Sherer.

She will also be greatly missed by her brothers and their families; Chester and
Virginia McCray, Jason and Betty McCray, Terry and Linda McCray and Jerry and
Gail McCray.

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 noon Friday (January 28, 2011) in
High Bluff Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 10:00am until
11:00am at Music Funeral Home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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George B. Leggett
Born in Alma, Bacon Co, GA on Feb. 6, 1929
Departed on Jan. 24, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware Co, GA

Visitation: Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
Service: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011
Cemetery: Red Oak Cemetery, Appling Co, GA

Mr. G. B. Leggett, 81, died Monday (January 24, 2011) at his residence
following a brief illness.

He was a native of Alma but had lived most of his life in Waycross. He was
preceded in death by a son, Bobby G. Leggett (Dec. 2010); and his parents, Ward
Leggett and Annie Bell Milligan Leggett.

He was a retired conductor with CSX Railroad and served in the U.S. Navy. He
was a member of West Carswell Baptist Church. He had his own neighborhood ball
team, was scout leader for Troop # 355, a golden member of the International
Rodeo Association, owned a rodeo arena and was an accomplished carpenter.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Waters Leggett of Waycross; three sons,
Benny Leggett (wife Diane) of Axson, David Leggett (wife Janet) and George
Leggett, Jr. (wife Samantha) both of Waycross; 9 grandchildren; 14 great
grandchildren; two sisters, Mary (Cooby) Rewis of Alma, Annie Maude Baxley of
Jacksonville, FL and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday (January 27, 2011) at Red
Oak Cemetery in Appling County. The family will be receiving friends at Music
Funeral Home Wednesday night from 6 until 8.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Ruth Carol Harley
Born in Waycross, Ware Co, GA on Mar. 28, 1920
Departed on Jan. 22, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware Co, GA

Visitation: Pending
Service: Pending

Miss Ruth Carol Harley, 90, died Saturday (January 22, 2011) at Satilla
Regional Medical Center, Waycross.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross. She was preceded in death
by her parents, Paul Norwood Harley, Jr. and Ruth Mobley Harley.

She was a bookkeeper for the P. N.Harley Hardware Company and was a member of
First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her sister, Harriette Woodard of Athens; a niece, Susan W.
Pittman (husband Bill) of Suwannee; a nephew, Dr. David A. Woodard (wife
Michelle) of Athens; five great nieces and nephews, Abby Woodard, Annabelle
Woodard, William Pittman, Samuel Pittman and Anna Harriette Pittman; three
first cousins, Mary Winn Pruet and J.B. Harley, Jr. both of Waycross and Louise
Liedke of Northord, CT.

A graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorialization will be by
cremation.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online the registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com. Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
NOTE: Most all her HARLEY kin are buried in the Oakland Cemetery, Waycross.

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Ruby Inez Crews Dowling
Born in Brantley County, GA on Oct. 8, 1914
Departed on Jan. 25, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware County, GA

Visitation: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011
Service: Friday, Jan. 28, 2011
Cemetery: High Bluff Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Brantley Co, GA

Mrs. Ruby Inez Dowling, 96, died Tuesday night (January 25, 2011) at Waycross
Health and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness.

She was a native of Brantley County and lived most of her life in Waycross. She
was preceded in death by her husband, James Desso Dowling; her parents, Whitney
Langston Crews and Isabelle Zora Strickland Crews; a sister, Pearl Beverly and
three brothers, Jessie Crews, Harvey Crews and Owen Crews.

She retired in 1969 from Pic-N-Save. She was a member of Life Christian Center
and a former member of the Pythian Sisters.

Survivors include a daughter, Diane R. Pierson of Hoboken; a son, Jimmy Dowling
(wife Janice) of Waycross; a sister, Jewel Herrin of Waycross; three
grandchildren, Ruby Ammons, Cathy Davis and Buddy Dowling all of Waycross; four
great grandchildren, Carson Dowling, Ashley Dowling, Mindy Ammons and Ericca
Ammons; and a great great grandson, Eric Anthony Flanders.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday (January 28, 2011) at Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in High Bluff Cemetery. The family will be
receiving friends at the funeral home Thursday afternoon from 5 until 7.

The family request memorials to be sent to Waycross Health and Rehabilitation
Center Auxilliary, 1910 Dorothy St. Waycross, GA 31501. Sympathy may be
expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Infant Ethan Daniel Jones
Born in Valdosta, Lowndes Co, GA on Jan. 27, 2011
Departed on Jan. 27, 2011 and resided in Valdosta, Lowndes Co, GA

Visitation: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Service: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
Cemetery: Waresboro Cemetery, Waresboro, Ware Co, GA

Infant Ethan Daniel Jones passed away prior to birth Thursday (January 27,
2011) at Smith-Northview Hospital in Valdosta.

Survivors include his parents, Kaleb and Elizabeth Jones of Valdosta; two
brothers, Earl Driggers III and Christian Jones of Valdosta and one sister,
Americus Driggers of Valdosta; Several aunts, uncles and other relatives.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday (February 2, 2011) at
Waresboro Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Music Funeral Home
Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 pm.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Jimmy W. McQuaig
Born in Waycross, GA on Oct. 27, 1935
Departed on Jan. 29, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
Service: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Cemetery: Kettle Creek Cemetery

Mr. Jimmy W. McQuaig, 75, died early Saturday morning (January 29, 2011) at
Waycross Health and Rehabillitation after an extended illness.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross. He attended Waycross High
School and joined the United States Marine Corp. at the age of 17 with
permission from his parents. He was a football standout at Waycross High and
with the Marines.

Mr. McQuaig was formerly employed by the Ware County Sheriff's Department and
Ware State Prison.

He is the son of the late Osrew Marion "Mac" McQuaig and Louise Rawlins
McQuaig. He is preceded in death by his wife, Janie Susan Beasley McQuaig.

Survivors include three daughters, Lu Cox (Ben) of Burgaw, NC, Debbie McQuaig
Boyd of Waycross, and Kim McQuaig of Waycross; one son, Jason McQuaig of
Waycross; four grandchildren, Rick Fullard, Brandon Smith, Brent Smith and
Conner McQuaig all of Waycross; two great grandchildren, Chris Fullard of
Waycross, and Brenslie Smith of Blackshear; one step-granddaughter, Hannah
McCauley; two brothers, Ronnie McQuaig (JoAnn) of Waycross, and Roger McQuaig
(Faye) of Waresboro; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday (February 1, 2011) at Kettle
Creek Southern Congregational Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Kettle
Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Music
Funeral Home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Estalee "Buddy" "Blackie" Taylor, Jr.
Born in Ware County, GA on Oct. 1, 1943
Departed on Jan. 31, 2011 and resided in Waycross, GA

Visitation: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Service: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
Cemetery: No Burial

"Buddy" " Blackie" Estalee Taylor, Jr, 67, died Monday (Jan. 31, 2011) at his
residence following an extended illness.

He was a native and life-long resident of Ware County; he was the son of the
late Estalee Taylor, Sr and Grace Westberry Taylor.

He had been employed as a mechanic with King Edward Cigar for many years before
becoming disabled. He was a member of Hoseanna Church of the Lord Jesus Christ.
He was a member of Big Swamp Hunting Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing and just
being outdoors. Since accepting the Lord as his personal savior Blackie enjoyed
nothing more than attend church, spending time reading his Bible and having
different people lift him up in prayer.

Survivors include his wife of forty-seven years, Carolyn Guy Taylor of
Waycross; a daughter, Tammy Morgan (husband Jeff) of Brunswick; a son Dennie
Taylor (wife Tina) of Waycross; two grandchildren, Leslie White Finn (husband
Sean) of Savannah, and Jacob Taylor of Waycross; a brother, Cecil Taylor (wife
Lou) of Waycross; a sister, Ruby Taylor of Waynesville; an aunt, Lydia Johnson
of Alma, numerous nieces, nephews , other relatives and special friends,
Sylvester Altman and Buck Johnson.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday (Feb. 2, 2011) at Hoseanna
Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Memorialization will be by cremation. The
family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Tuesday night at Music
Funeral Home. Members of the Big Swamp hunting Club are asked to gather at the
church at 2:40 PM Wednesday to serve as honorary pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to Hospice
Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Laura Aspinwall Davis
Born in Pierce County, GA on Mar. 28, 1922
Departed on Jan. 31, 2011 and resided in Waycross, Ware County, GA

Visitation: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Service: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
Cemetery: Patterson City Cemetery (aka Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church
Cemetery), Patterson, Pierce Co, GA

Mrs. Laura Aspinwall Davis, 88, died Monday morning (January 31, 2011) at
Baptist Village Retirement Communities after an extended illness.

She was a native of Pierce County, but she has lived most of her life in
Waycross. She retired from Waycross Molding Products as a shipping clerk.

She is the daughter of the late John Aspinwall and Grace Jackson Aspinwall. She
is also preceded in death by one son, Gus Lawton Spradley; one daughter,
Ernestine Smith; and two brothers, Maige and Moultrie Aspinwall.

Survivors include one son, Justin Wayne Spradley (wife Merlene) of Waycross;
one daughter, Norma Jean Sapp (husband Billy) of Screven; one daughter-in-law,
Linda Spradley of Blackshear; nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren;
one sister, Bertie Aspinwall of Patterson; one brother, Jack Aspinwall of
Hawkinsville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wedneday (February 2, 2011) at the Music
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Patterson City Cemetery. The family
will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Carline Thomas Grantham
Born in Coffee County, GA on Jan. 8, 1918
Departed on Jan. 30, 2011 and resided in Dixie Union, Ware County, GA

Visitation: Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
Service: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Cemetery: Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery

Mrs. Carline Grantham, 93, died Sunday morning (January 30, 2011) at her
residence in Dixie Union after an extended illness.

She was a native of Coffee County, but she has lived most of her life in Ware
County. She was a homemaker and dedicated member of Victory Chapel Baptist
Church where she was the oldest charter member.

She is the daughter of the late George Washington Thomas and Sally Thomas. She
is also preceded in death by her husband, Dan Grantham; a son, Jacky Grantham;
a granddaughter, Melissa Grantham; three sisters, Lorie Hyers, Felmer Taylor
and Pauline Taylor; and two brothers, Jerald Thomas and Felton Thomas.

Survivors include one son, Junior Grantham (Barbara) of Brunswick; four
daughters, Juanita Curl (James) of Warner Robins, Jeraldine Earnheart (Jimmy)
of Fort Mill, SC, Jeanette Jackson (Raymond) of Warner Robins, and Judy King
(Lamar) of Dixie Union; one daughter-in-law, Tillie Grantham of Bickley; 13
grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren; special
friend, Druscilla Melton of Waycross; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday (February 1, 2011) at Victory
Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 7 until 9 p.m. Monday at Music Funeral Home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
www.musicfuneralhome.com.


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Mary Yawn Bagley
(September 2, 1920 - January 3, 2011)

Mary Yawn Bagley, 90, of Waycross died Monday morning (Jan. 3, 2011) at Pierce
County Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born in Douglas, Coffee
Co, GA to the late Calvin E. Yawn and Sarah Elizabeth Merritt Yawn and lived
most of her life in Waycross. Mrs. Bagley was a lifelong member of First
Assembly of God, Senior Adult Sunday School Class and the Women Missionary
Council.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert
Dewey Bagley; several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her children, Thelma Deloris Sharpe (husband Tony),
Charlotte, NC, Dewey Edward Bagley (fiancée Debra), Blackshear, Linda Gail
Gregory, Waycross, Minnie Elizabeth Nelson (husband Dennis), Statesboro, GA,
Leonard Calvin Bagley (wife Jeanette), Spring Hill, TN, Thomas Daniel Bagley,
Madison, TN; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great
grandchildren; two sisters, Doris Taylor (husband James), Quitman, GA, Thelma
Cochran, Hopewell, VA; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 pm at the Miles-Odum
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 – 8 pm at the funeral
home.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Mary Sue Hall Thrift
(July 12, 1932 - January 6, 2011)

Mary Sue Hall Thrift, 78, died Thursday, January 6th, 2011 in Altamonte
Springs, Seminole Co, FL. Mary Sue was born in Waycross, Ware Co, GA on July
12, 1932, the daughter of the late Silas Thomas Hall and Kizzy Johnson Hall.

She worked as a Receptionist at a doctors office, and was a member of the
Eastern Star. Mary Sue loved to go square dancing with her husband Leroy. And
when she wasn't dancing, she enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles. She
was of the Baptist Faith.

She is survived by her husband, Leroy Franklin Thrift of Sanford, FL; children
Tom (Nancy) Thrift of Sanford, Mike Thrift of Jacksonville and Belinda Thrift
of Sanford; two sisters, Cecile Ternest and DeLane Peacock both of Waycross;
grandchildren, Jennifer Wear, Nicolas & Christopher Thrift, Cindy & Richard
Burkhard; and 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other
relatives.

A funeral service will be held for Mary Sue at 3:00 pm, Sunday, January 9 at
Brisson Funeral Home at 710 Lexington Green Lane in Sanford, FL.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 -8 pm at Miles-Odum
Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 10 am at the Miles-Odum
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery in
Pierce County, GA.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Vee Lott Huntsinger
(August 17, 1931 - January 7, 2011)

Verniece "Vee" Lott Huntsinger, 79, lifelong resident of Waycross died Friday
morning (Jan. 7, 2011) at Community Hospice in Vidalia after a short illness.
She was born in Waycross to the late Ben and Thelma Lott.

Survivors include one sister, Vivienne L. Tull and her husband Joe of
Jacksonville, FL; one niece, Traci Tull of Port Orange, FL.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 – 8 pm at the funeral
home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way,
Waycross, GA 31501.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Barnie Lou Gornto
(February 16, 1916 - January 10, 2011)

Barnie Lou Newsom Gornto, 94, of Waycross died Monday morning (Jan. 10, 2011)
at Satilla Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. She was born in
Lowndes County, February 26, 1916 to Barney Newsom and Mary Lou Dees Newsom.
Mrs. Gornto was educated in Valdosta public schools and graduated from Valdosta
Women’s College in 1939 with a degree in elementary education. On June 12, 1936
she married Samuel Matthews Gornto who died February 10, 1990 after 54 years of
marriage.

They moved to Waycross in 1940 where she taught in the Waycross School System
for 31 years. She was a member of the church of Christ on Tebeau St. since
1940. Mrs. Gornto was also a member of the Okefenokee Ladies Golf Association
for many years and chaired the O.L.G.A. Tournament for 10 years. She was also a
charter member of the Junior Woman’s Club and the Civic Woman's Club. Mrs.
Gornto loved to garden and play Bridge.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, stepfather (Torpe Limeburger),
husband, daughter, Bonnie Gornto Jernigan, and one sister, Sara Slocum.

Survivors include one granddaughter, Michelle Jernigan Jewell and one grandson,
Brian Strean; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. A funeral service
will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 pm at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from
5 – 7 pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Barnie Lou Gornto
(February 16, 1916 - January 10, 2011)

Barnie Lou Newsom Gornto, 94, of Waycross died Monday morning (Jan. 10, 2011)
at Satilla Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. She was born in
Lowndes County, February 26, 1916 to Barney Newsom and Mary Lou Dees Newsom.

Mrs. Gornto was educated in Valdosta public schools and graduated from Valdosta
Women's College in 1939 with a degree in elementary education. On June 12, 1936
she married Samuel Matthews Gornto who died February 10, 1990 after 54 years of
marriage.

They moved to Waycross in 1940 where she taught in the Waycross School System
for 31 years. She was a member of the church of Christ on Tebeau St. since
1940. Mrs. Gornto was also a member of the Okefenokee Ladies Golf Association
for many years and chaired the O.L.G.A. Tournament for 10 years. She was also a
charter member of the Junior Woman's Club and the Civic Woman's Club. Mrs.
Gornto loved to garden and play Bridge.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, stepfather (Torpe Limeburger),
husband, daughter, Bonnie Gornto Jernigan, and one sister, Sara Slocum.

Survivors include one granddaughter, Michelle Jernigan Jewell and one grandson,
Brian Strean; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. A funeral service
will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 pm at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from
5 – 7 pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Florenz Harold Highsmith
(June 15, 1926 - January 11, 2011)

Mr. Florenz H. Highsmith, 84, of Waycross died Tuesday night at his residence
after an extended illness. He was born in Brantley County to the late John
Reyma Highsmith and Zillie Thrift Highsmith. Mr. Highsmith has made Brantley
County and Waycross his home for all of his life except for two years spent in
New York. Mr. Highsmith was a graduate from Wacona High School. He served
during World War II with the United States Navy. He worked on a bean farm in
New York before moving back to Waycross and working for Georgia Power. Mr.
Highsmith worked for twenty-nine years for Georgia Power as an engineer. He
also helped build the Mall of Waycross and after construction was complete
stayed on with the maintenance department. Mr. Highsmith was a member of Life
Christian Center. He had recently been attending New Hope Advent Christian
Church. Mr. Highsmith installed the sound system for New Hope and was in charge
of operating the system during church services. He loved music and was an
accomplished player of the mandolin, mouth harp and accordion. Along with his
parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, Harvey Highsmith, Edmond
Highsmith, Eli Highsmith, and Winston Highsmith.

Mr. Highsmith is survived by his wife of fifty nine years, Betty-Carol
Highsmith of Waycross, two children, Jerita Stalvey and her husband Rev. Dennis
Stalvey of Americus, Richard Highsmith of Simpsonville, South Carolina, his
grandchildren, Harold Stalvey, SSGT Matthew Stalvey, Ashley Stalvey, Carmen
Barber, Lauren Highsmith, PVT Aaron Highsmith, six great grandchildren, four
sisters, Josephine Jolley and her husband Bill of Brunswick, Myrna Sullivan and
her husband Haukland of Atlanta, Lyndall Howard of Atkinson, Laverne Butler of
Atkinson, four brothers, Wesley Highsmith and his wife Carol of Brantley
County, Leslie Highsmith and his wife Myrtie of Waycross, Ronnie Thrift and his
wife Jan of Waycross, Michael Highsmith and his wife Cindy of Panama City,
Florida and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday at New Hope Advent Christian
Church. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6-8 p.m., at Mr.
Highsmith’s residence, 304 Dove Lane, Waycross, Georgia. In lieu of flowers the
family request memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808
Evergreen Way, Waycross, Georgia 31501.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.
NOTE: Sometime in the future, burial will take place in Thomas Cemetery, Brantley Co, GA.

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Wanell Estelle Music
(January 30, 1917 - January 16, 2011)

Mrs. Wanell E. Music, 93, of Waycross died Sunday night at Coffee Regional
Medical Center after an extended illness. She was born in Dixie Union to the
late Charlie Hamilton Music and Elizabeth Taylor Music. Mrs. Music had made
Waycross her home for all of her life. She was a housewife and a member of
Indian Mound Missionary Baptist Church. Mrs. Music will always be remembered as
a wonderful mother and grandmother. She loved for her grandchildren to spend
the night with her and was always making sure they were well fed. Mrs. Music
loved to fish, garden, quilt and watch football and soap operas on television.
She always had her radio on so she could listen to football games, country
music and gospel music.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence
Mancil, a sister, Ruby Sirmans, a brother, Jack Music and a son-in-law, T.J.
Higgs.

Mrs. Music is survived by three children, Sue Ellen Holland (Wayne) of Plant
City, Florida, Barbara Jean Higgs of Millwood, Michael Wayne Mancil, Sr.,
(Kathy) of Waycross, seven grandchildren, Duane Giddens, Michelle Krontz,
Selina Higgs, Christy Mancil, Kelly Mancil, Bonnie Corbitt, Michael Wayne
Mancil, Jr., ten great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren, three
brothers, Banner E. Music of Waycross, Timothy James Music (Lois) of
Jacksonville, Florida, Billy Purdom Music (Frances) of Dixie Union and numerous
nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday in the Miles-Odum Funeral Home
Chapel. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m., at the
funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Wylene Arnold Courson
(January 30, 1939 - January 17, 2011)

Wylene Arnold Courson, 71, of Argyle (Clinch Co) died Monday evening (Jan. 17,
2011) at Clinch Healthcare Center after an extended illness. She was born in
Millwood to the late Hoke and Wahnell Smith Arnold and lived most of her life
in Clinch County. Mrs. Courson worked at her dad's convience store in Argyle
and was a member of Place of Blessings Church of God.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie
Perdie Courson (died 2006); one son, Carl Duke Harper; brother, Arlen E.
Arnold.

Survivors include two sons, Johnny Harper and his wife Renee of Nashville, GA
and Jimmy Harper of Argyle; three grandchildren, John Edward Harper, III,
Benjamin Skyler Harper and Bethany Grace Harper all of Nashville; sister-in-
law, Marion Laverne Arnold of Manor; nephew, Nate Arnold and his wife Kate of
Goose Creek, SC; niece, Joy Carrillo and her husband Manny of Jacksonville, FL;
two step-daughters, Karen Monfils and Lisa Brammell both of Charleston, SC;
several step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 2 pm at the Miles-Odum
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in New Prospect Methodist Church
Cemetery in Manor.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 – 8 pm at the funeral
home.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
NOTE: Her husband is buried in Oakland Cemetery, Waycross.

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Myrtice Wilson Zimmaro
(Born Mar. 18, 1924 - Died January 23, 2011)

Myrtice Wilson Zimmaro, 86, of Waycross died Sunday evening (Jan. 23, 2011) at
Baptist Village Retirement Communities after a brief illness. She was born in
Brunswick to the late Andrew J. and Dora Tillman Wilson. Ms. Zimmaro was a
graduate of Waycross High School in 1942 and lived in Jacksonville, FL for most
of her life until she moved to Baptist Village in 1999. She worked as an
associate sales lady in residential real estate where she was a past associate
member of the Miami Board of Realtors and also was head of compensation for
Hartford Insurance Company.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by six brothers and two
sisters.

Survivors include one son, Craig Zimmaro and wife Vicki of Lake Worth, FL and
one daughter, Patricia Zimmaro of Indianapolis, Indiana; four grandchildren,
Kevin Zimmaro, William Craig Zimmaro, Jennifer Shea and Jeremy Radway; one
great grandson, Manny Roman; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A memorial service will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 pm at the Mitchell
Chapel at Baptist Village.

A graveside service will be held Saturday morning at 11 am at Oaklawn Cemetery
in Jacksonville (Duval Co, Fla.).

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Village
Retirement Communities, 2650 Carswell Avenue, Waycross, GA 31503.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Glenn Ora Sweat
(April 19, 1971 - January 19, 2011)

Glenn "Tiny" Ora Sweat, 39, of Waresboro, died Wednesday (January 19, 2011) at
his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Pikesville, (Pike Co)
Kentucky to Alex Sweat and Dorris Ann McPeters Sweat and lived most of his life
in Ware and Pierce Counties. Mr. Sweat was the owner of Godwins Radiator and
Body Shop, and was a member of Faith Temple.

Survivors include his father Alex Sweat, step-mother Linda Sweat of Hilliard,
Florida four children, Dustyn Sweat of St. Augustine, Florida, Destiny Sweat of
Burnsville, North Carolina, Ashley Sweat and LeAnn Sweat both of Blackshear,
four sisters Zelda Thomas of Waresboro, Linda Baumuller husband Glenn of
Charleston, South Carolina, Connie Powers, husband Bill of Bryceville, Florida,
Pam Murphy husband Roger of Monticello, Florida, six brothers, Loran Thomas
wife Dana, of St. Augustine, Florida, Danny Thomas wife Ellie, of Talbott,
Tennessee, Wayne Thomas wife Carla of St. Augustine, Florida, David Thomas wife
Angel of Jacksonville, Florida, Ernest Sweat of Monticello, Florida, Loran
Sweat wife Teresa, of Indiana, a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives,
and his caregiver Timothy Kersey of Waresboro.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at the Miles-Odum Funeral
Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation be made to the Okeefenokee
Humane Society, 1501 Blackwell Street, Waycross, GA 31501.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Note: His father is Alex Loren SWEAT (b:1942). His grandfather, William Taft McPETERS is buried in McDowell Co, North Carolina.

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Allie May Carter
(May 15, 1921 - January 26, 2011)

Mrs. Allie May Carter, 89, of Waycross died Wednesday afternoon at her
residence after an extended illness. She was born in Ware County to the late
Joe Carter and Zona Miller Carter. Mrs. Carter had made Ware County her home
for all of her life. She worked for Reuben Brothers Shoe Factory and Spatola
Shoe Factory. Mrs. Carter was a member of the Church of God Apostolic. She
loved to play the guitar and fish. She was always very friendly to anyone she
met and loved people, doing anything she could for anyone. Mrs. Carter's
greatest love and devotion was to her church. Her faith was strong and she
loved being in church more than anywhere else.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene
Sirmans, three children, James Henry Ryan, Linda Nell Ryan, an infant son, and
three brothers, Clyde W. Carter, Alvin C. Carter and Ivrom Carter.

Mrs. Carter is survived by her daughter, Emily Christine Cyr of Waycross, three
grandchildren, Mae Darlene Simpson and her husband Daniel of Waycross, Emily
Denise Herrin of Waycross, Michael Scott Cyr and his wife Amber of Waycross,
eight great grandchildren, Jonathan Dennis Berneche, Christa Lee Berneche,
Dustin Simpson, Delone Simpson, Anthony Charles Leggett, Sarah Mae Leggett,
Patrick Amspacher, Ansleigh Cyr, four great great grandchildren, Jayla
Berneche, Kayla Witherspoon, Michael Witherspoon, Anthony Leggett III, a
brother, Rufus W. Carter and his wife Delores of Waycross, a sister, Annie Bell
Mizell and her husband Tommy of Fernandina Beach, Florida and numerous nieces,
nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday in the Miles-Odum Funeral Home
Chapel. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery. The family will receive
friends Friday evening from 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

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Susie Juanita Mikell Highers
(October 10, 1930 - January 28, 2011)

Susie Juanita Highers, 80, of Waycross died Friday night at Satilla Regional
Medical Center after an extended illness. She was born in Pierce County to the
late Remmer Mikell and Mary Alice Miller Mikell. Ms. Highers grew up in Pierce
and Ware Counties and lived here for a majority of her life. She did spend time
in Atlanta, and most recently in Brunswick before moving back to Waycross in
1997. She was a homemaker, a loving mother and grandmother whom was very family
oriented and loved caring for every member of her family. Her family's greatest
memory of Ms. Highers is how much she loved her mother Alice. She was also an
avid lover of flowers. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a
sister, Rose Williams and a brother, Henry Mikell.

Ms. Highers is survived by her children, Sandra Highers Frederick of Raleigh,
North Carolina, Arthur Clifton Highers, Jr., of Waycross, four grandchildren,
Michael McCurdy, Michelle Eason, Jennifer Hersey, Crystal Wimberly, six great
grandchildren, a sister, Shirley Hendrix of Waycross, a brother, Travis Mikell
of North Carolina and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A Homecoming Celebration will be held 3 p.m., Wednesday in the Miles-Odum
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Church Cemetery in
Alma (Bacon County). The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6-8
p.m., at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

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Dylan Gregory
(March 18, 1997 - January 28, 2011)

Miss Dylan Gregory, 13, of Waycross died early Saturday at Wolfson Children's
Hospital in Jacksonville, (Duval Co) Florida. She was born in Brunswick, (Glynn
Co) Georgia and lived the majority of her life in Waycross. Dylan attended
Grace Episcopal Church. She loved books, movies and taking trips. She
especially loved working with her home instruction teachers and therapists.
Dylan will always be remembered as a special child who touched the hearts of
everyone, with whom she came in contact. She was preceded in death by her
grandfather, Dr. H.H. Gregory.

Dylan is survived by her grandmother, Nancy Gregory of Waycross, her mother,
Leigh Gregory of Houston, Texas, her aunts, Cyd Gillette and her husband John
of Houston, Texas, Tess Morris and her husband Chuck of Charlotte, North
Carolina, an uncle, Scott Gregory and his wife Raelyn of San Clemente,
California, and her cousins, Jackson Gillette, Ashley Gillette, both of
Houston, Texas, and Eli Morris, Ben Morris, both of Charlotte, North Carolina.

A memorial service celebrating the life of Dylan Gregory will be held 10 a.m.,
Monday at Grace Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to "Pediatric Intensive Care Unit" c/o Wolfson Children's Hospital,
800 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32207 or online at www.wolfsonchildres.org.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

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Margaret Ann Gooden Royal
(May 24, 1925 - January 29, 2011)

Margaret Ann Gooden Royal, 85, of Waycross died early Saturday morning (Jan.
29, 2011) at Satilla Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. She was
born in Schlatterville (Brantley Co) to the late Herbert William Gooden, Sr.
and Leasey Barnard Gooden. Mrs. Royal lived here all of her life where she was
a member of the First Presbyterian Church, former President of the Women of the
Church, Elder, taught Sunday School, member of the choir and was honored as
Woman of the Year at the church. She was a former Girl Scout Volunteer,
Waycross Exchange Club Exchangette and was active in many fundraisers. Mrs.
Royal retired as Vice President of Fulton Federal Savings and Loans.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Herbert
Gooden, James Gooden and Clarence Gooden; one sister, Mary G. Darden; a niece,
Barbara Gooden.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Ellie Royal, Waycross; one daughter,
Marsha Royal House and her husband Chief Raymond D. House, Brunswick; three
grandchildren, Daniel R. Wilson and his wife Ruth, Brunswick, Marisa R.
Franklin and her husband Burton, Brunswick, Ray House and his wife DeLisa,
Jesup; three great-grandchildren, Timmy Simpson, Madi Franklin and Brayden
Franklin; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 11 am at the Miles-Odum
Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will follow in Greenlawn Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 10 am until 11 am the
funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 601 Ava
Street, Waycross, GA 31501, Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd., Suite
10, Atlanta, GA 30345, American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454,
Alexandria, VA 22312.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Caleb Andrew Tyre
(June 24, 1988 - January 30, 2011)

Mr. Caleb Tyre, 22, of Waycross died Sunday from injuries sustained in an
automobile accident. He was born in Waycross, Georgia to James Andrew Tyre,
Jr., and Tammie Crawford Tyre. Caleb had made Waycross his home for all of his
life. He grew up in Calvary Baptist Church and was more recently a member of
Central Baptist Church. Caleb was a 2006 graduate of Ware County Magnet School.
Upon graduation he began work with the United States Postal Service. He was
married on July 25, 2009 to the former Heather Carmichael. Caleb loved
everything outdoors, especially hunting. He was an excellent craftsman and
builder. He had an excellent skill for working on cars. Caleb was a friend to
everyone he came in contact with. He never met a stranger and always enjoyed
the company of others. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James
Andrew Tyre.

Caleb is survived by his wife, Heather Tyre of Waycross, his parents, Jim and
Tammie Tyre of Waycross, a sister, Colbi Tyre of Waycross, his paternal
grandmother, Laura Dean Tyre of Jesup, his maternal grandparents, Benny and
Pansy Crawford of Waycross, an uncle, Joe Allen Tyre and his wife Diane of
Jesup, two aunts, Terry Johnson and her husband Gary of Waycross, Dale Collins
and her husband Wayne of Douglas, four cousins, Brad Collins of Waycross,
Mandee Morris of Jesup, April Waters of Jesup, Brandy Murray and her son Andrew
of Waycross, and his grandparents-in-law, James and Jamie Carmichael of Manor.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday at Central Baptist Church.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. Former faculty and staff of Ware
County Magnet School as well as the Ware County Magnet School graduating class
of 2006 have been asked to serve as honorary pallbearers and should gather at
the church by 12:45 p.m., Wednesday. The family will receive friends Tuesday
evening from 6-8 p.m., at Central Baptist Church.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

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Other Obituaries Pertaining To Ware Co, GA
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Laura Arizona Dean Jones
http://www.fbnewsleader.com/articles/2011/01/25/obituaries/o...

Laura Arizona "Zona" Dean Jones, 88, of Tifton, died January 17, 2011 at
Baptist Village in Waycross.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the
Memorial Chapel of Tifton's First Baptist Church. Dr. Wayne Roe and Rev. Jim
Donovan officiated, with burial following in Tift Memorial Gardens.

Honorary pallbearers were the Serenity Sunday School class of Tifton's First
Baptist Church, Dr. William Guest, Bunny and Scott Chestnutwood and the Senior
Adult Choir of Tifton's First Baptist Church.

The family received friends on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 from 1:30 to 3:00
p.m. at the Memorial Chapel of Tifton's First Baptist Church.

Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals, Tifton, Ga.

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