Miscellaneous Bibb County, Georgia Obituaries

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Jackqulyn Benton 
FITZGERALD - Services for Jackqulyn Benton will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Bethel AME Church, with burial in Union Cemetery. Benton, 38, died Sunday, May 27, 2001. 
Survivors include her children Stephanie Benton, Audrey Benton, Markel Benton and Antonio Benton, all of Fitzgerald, and Neoplean Benton of Syracuse, N.Y.; mother, Earnestine Benton of Fitzgerald; sisters and brothers Janet Benton of Fitzgerald, Mechelle Benton, Debra Benton, Bonnie Benton, Albert Benton, Larry Benton, Jerry Benton and Alfonso Benton, all of Syracuse, Jimmy Benton of Baltimore and Deloris Tisdol of Paterson, N.J.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 8 tonight in Hall's Funeral Home. 

Rosa Britt 
VERO BEACH, Fla. - Services for Rosa Lee Westberry Britt will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Barnum Funeral Home, Americus, with burial in Eastview Cemetery. Britt, 84, died Saturday, May 26, 2001. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her sisters Mary Louis and Martha Tarver of Americus. 

Bernice Burch 
COCHRAN - Services for Bernice Burch will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Free Providence Baptist Church, with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Burch, 72, died Friday, May 25, 2001. She was born in Dodge County, and was the daughter of the late Essex and Dora R. Crawford. She was a homemaker and was a member of Free Providence Baptist Chruch, where she sang in the choir.

Survivors include her daughter Nila Crawford of Cochran; and sister and brothers Dora Colson, Mack Crawford and Essie Crawford Jr., all of Cochran.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. The body will be in the church at 1 p.m. Saturday. The family may be contacted at the residence on Route 2, Cochran. Friendly Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Annie Cannon 
WRIGHTSVILLE - Services for Annie Carrie Cannon will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Scott Chapel Baptist Church, Pringle, with burial in Lovett Grove Cemetery, Kite. Cannon, 43, died Saturday, May 26, 2001. She was machine operator and was a meber of Lovett Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children Veronica Swint, Latora Swint, Tonya Cannon of Wrightsville and Earlon Cannon of Dublin; stepson Reginold McCloud of Bartow; mother, Virginia Swint of Wrightsville; brothers and sisters Jerry Swint Jr., Mary Gamble, Emily Josey, Willie Swint and Willie Williams, all of Wrightsville, Charles Mitchell of Louisville, Ga., Steve Knight of Wadley and Doris Johnson of Bartow. 

M.C. Smith Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Mary Cannon 
LESLIE - Services for Mary Helen Cannon will be at 4 p.m. today in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Americus. Cannon, 65, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001. She was a member of Leslie Baptist Church.

Survivors include her niece and guardian, Mary Herrington of Americus; and brother and sister Atwood Cannon of Calhoun and Martha Wise of Bronwood.

Memorials may be made to Ideal Health Care, P.O. Box 120, Ideal 31041. Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements. 

Johnnie Clark 
SANDERSVILLE - Services for Johnnie Belle Clark will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Zeta Cemetery, Tennille. Clark, 61, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Joe and Viola Lowery Kennedy, and was a retired plant supervisor with Rockland Industries. She was a homemaker and member of Rhine Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children Connie Hattaway Etheridge, Timothy Dupree, Steven Dupree and Gina Clark, all of Sandersville, and Kathy Dupree May of Pensacola, Fla.; brother and sister Gene Kennedy of Columbus and Dorothy Cannon of Eastman; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in May and Smith Funeral Home and may be contacted at 1104 Mayview Road. 

Rosette Clemons 
OXFORD - Services for Rosette Clemons will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in New Hope Baptist Church, with burial in Bone Cemetery. Clemons died Tuesday, May 29, 2001. She worked at Georgia College and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sisters Rachel Fraley of Milledgeville and Marie Satcher of Atlanta.

The family may be contacted at 135 Stewart Drive. Peoples Funeral Home, Milledgeville, has charge of arrangements. 

Harry Covington Sr. 
DUBLIN - Services for Harry LeLand Covington Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Andersonville National Cemetery. Covington died Friday, May 25, 2001. He was the son of the late LeLand and Daisy Covington. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was a retired construction worker.

Survivors include his children Harry Jr., Sandra, Latrelle, Susan and Cindy; and brothers and sisters Jimmy James, Roy James, Blanche Starling and Leana Nobles.

Higgs Funeral Home, Soperton, has charge of arrangements. 

Leonard Daugherty 
BARNESVILLE - Services for Leonard H. Daugherty will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Anne's Catholic Church, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Daugherty, 92, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001. He was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church.

Survivors include his children Dennis Daugherty of Barnesville and Eileen Daugherty of Sarasota, Fla.

A rosary will be said at 7 tonight in Haisten-Martin Funeral Home. 

John Dorsey 
AMERICUS - Services for John Perry Dorsey will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Big Bethel Baptist Church, with burial in Eastview Cemetery. Dorsey, 87, died Saturday, May 26, 2001.

Survivors include his children Ann Johnson of Americus and Vertis Johnson of Akron, Ohio; and two grandchildren. 

Barnum Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Normal Fort 
MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Normal Lutrel Warren Fort will be at noon today in New Hope Baptist Church, with burial in Memory Hill Cemetery. Fort died Tuesday, May 29, 2001. She was retired from Central State Hospital and was a member of the mother board at New Hope Baptist Church. She was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church, the CSH Retirees Association and the Queen Esther Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. She was the widow of Walter Fort.

Survivors include her nephew Larry Fort of Milledgeville.

The family may be contacted at 2539 Melody Way. Peoples Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Irma George 
DECHERD, Tenn. - Services for Irma Brawley George will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Watson-Gamble Funeral Home, Winchester, Tenn., with burial in Mount Garner Cemetery. George, 93, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. She was the daughter of the late George and Lou Brawley, and was a member of First Baptist Church. She was a retired bookkeeper for the Dutch Maid Bakery. She was the widow of Thomas L. George.

Survivors include her son Mickey George of Montezuma; sister Pauline Baggenstoss of Tracy City, Tenn.; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Childrens Ministry at First Baptist Church of Montezuma, Dooly Street, Montezuma 31063. Watson Mathews Funeral Home in Montezuma has charge of local arrangements. 

Igatha Harrington 
CORDELE - Services for Igatha Harrington will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Blue Spring Baptist Church, Warwick, with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Harrington, 87, died Friday, May 25, 2001.

Survivors include her cousins Sain Harrington and Bella Wise of Albany, Sam Harrington and Elouise Reed, both of Indianapolis, Ruby Harrington of Cordele, Louise Meadows of Cincinnnati and James Sutton of Louiseville, Conn.; and aunts Hattie Williams of Albany and Georgia Harrington of Cordele.

J.W. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Richard T. Heath Sr. 
SMITHS, Ala. - Services for Richard T. Heath Sr. will be at 2 p.m., eastern time, in Vance Memorial Chapel, Phenix City, Ala., with burial in Lakeview Memory Gardens. Heath, 63, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at his residence. Son of the late Thelston and Mattie Mae Hyde Heath, he was retired from the construction business and was an Air Force veteran. 

Survivors include his wife, Lender Bartlett Heath; children Richard Heath Jr. of Phenix City, Betty Jenkins of Smiths and Elizabeth Doherty of Gainesville, Ga.; sister and brothers Tillie Walls of Gordon, Jackie Heath of Macon and Gene Heath of Atlanta; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 

Gladys Hembree 
BYRON - Services for Gladys S. Hembree will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church in Doerun with burial in Doerun City Cemetery. Hembree, 80, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001. She was a homemaker and vice president of G&H Excavating Co. She was a member of Crestview Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Howard T. Hembree; brother and sister Edward Hughes of Albany and Carolyn Franklin of Pensacola, Fla.; and stepsisters Grace Brooks of Valdosta, Hellon Hughes of Moultrie and Marie Hatcher of Port St. Joe, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 tonight in Hall and Hall Funeral Home, Albany. Rooks Funeral Home, Byron, has charge of local arrangements. 

George Hoffman 
MARIETTA - Services for George Edward Hoffman will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in McCullough Funeral Home, Warner Robins, with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Hoffman, 51, died Monday, May 28, 2001. He was born in Reading, Pa., and was the son of the late George E. Hoffman. He was an Air Force veteran and worked in civil service for the U.S. government.

Survivors include his mother, Frances Korbut Hoffman; and sister and brother Francina Hoffman of Independence, Mo., and John Hoffman of Raymore, Mo.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. 

Sidney Holland Sr. 
LYONS - Services for Sidney A. "Sonny" Holland Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Jones-Stewart Funeral Home. Holland, 57, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001. He was the son of the late Mary and Reginald Holland. He was a Navy veteran, a retired educator and a member of Lyons First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his children Sonya H. Redick of St. Simons Island and Sidney H. Holland Jr. of Hilton Head, S.C.; sisters Camille Kahlert of Birmingham, Ala., and Lisa Purvis of Guyton; and grandchildren Dalton Redick and Priscilla Holland.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home and also Saturday at the residence of Jimmy Branch and at 905 Jackson St., Vidalia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Darby Bank and Trust, Attn: Gail Moxley, P.O. Box 870, Vidalia 30475. 

Julia Humphries 
EATONTON - Services for Julia Smith Humphries will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Greater Bell Chapel Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Humphries, 94, died Sunday, May 27, 2001. She was a member of Bell Chapel Church and the Benevolence Lodge.

Survivors include her children Lucinda Strickland of Social Circle and Linda Mae Humphries of Eatonton; 19 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 4 p.m. today at 109 Heritage Drive. Hurt & Redd Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Rosa Jefferies 
Services for Rosa Lee Jefferies will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in New Macedonia Baptist Church, Irwinton, with burial in Brazil Cemetery. Jefferies, 89, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001. She was a homemaker and was a member of New Macedonia Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son Cleotho L. Howell of Macon; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 1497 Woodliff St., Macon, and the Smith residence on Route 1, Danville. Whipple & Allen Funeral Home, Toomsboro, has charge of arrangements. 

John Jones 
BARNESVILLE - Services for John Henry Jones were Thursday in Lamar Memory Gardens. Jones, 87, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at his residence. 

Survivors include his children Don Jones of Bradenton, Fla., Edith McKoy and Rene Jones, both of Barnesville, and Bonnie Schaaf of Panama City, Fla.; and sisters Estelle Davis of Fort Myers, Fla., and Juanita Richards of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Haisten-Martin Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

George Kempson Sr. 
FORSYTH - Services for George B. Kempson Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Monroe Memorial Gardens. Kempson, 80, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001. He was the son of the late Willie and Mary Kempson, and was a retired plumber with Local 72. He was an Army veteran of World War II, receiving the European African Middle Eastern with five bronze stars, Good Conduct Medal and American Defense Service Ribbons.

Survivors include his wife, Nora Kempson; children George B. Kempson Jr. of Rex, Patricia Golden of Talking Rock and Barbara Kempson Massey of Newton County; sisters and brother Mary Quinn of Smyrna, Margaret Steinway of Mableton and Joe Paul Kempson of Lakeland, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 9 tonight in Monroe County Memorial Chapel. Flowers will be accepted. 

Estell Kitchens 
TENNILLE - Services for Estell Brown Kitchens will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Tennille Christian Church, with burial in Zeta Cemetery. Kitchens, 93, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Joe and Mozella W. Brown, and she was a homemaker and member of Tennille Christian Church. She was the widow of Jim Kitchens.

Survivors include her son Joe Kitchens of Tennille; grandchildren Joe Kitchens, Jim Kitchens and Stacy Kitchens; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in May and Smith Funeral Home, Tennille, and may be contacted at 331 Fifth St. Memorials may be made to Tennille Christian Church, P.O. Box 275, Tennille 31089. 

Mildred Moore 
SWAINSBORO - Services for Mildred Youngblood Moore will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Tomlinson Funeral Home, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Moore, 82, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. She was retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 40 years of service and was a member of Nunez Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son Dinty Moore of Swainsboro; sisters and brother Margaret Olander of Rivera, Fla., Dorothy Bell of Lake Park, Fla., Mary Lovelace of Albany, Martha Claxton of Swainsboro, Audrey Murphy of Gainesville, Ga., and Wilbur Youngblood of Boynton Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. 

Alice Morss 
HAWKINSVILLE - Services for Alice "Doll" Morss will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in Sandridge Baptist Church. Morss, 70, died Monday, May 28, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Howard and Alberta Battle. She was a member of Sandridge Baptist Church, where she served on the usher board for 40 years and was a member of the kitchen committee. She was a member of Heroines of Jericho Eastern Star and the WMBS Society, and was the widow of George Morss.

Survivors include her daughter Lora Lee Lester of Hawkinsville; sister Johnnie Mae Morss of Hawkinsville; grandchildren Latonia Scott, George Lester and Angela Lester; and two great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at Route 3, Box 5640. Tharpe Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Ida Murray 
VIENNA - Services for Ida Mae Murray will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Bethel Baptist Church, with burial in Vienna City Cemetery. Murray, 83, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001.

Survivors include her daughter Joyce Williams of Vienna; sisters and brother Cassie Bryant of Americus, Verna Pace of Cordele and Johnny Murray of Vienna; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

J.W. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Meryem Ozkan 
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Meryem Ozkan, infant daughter of Ersin and Marcia Ozkan of Warner Robins, will be private. Meryem died Wednesday, May 30, 2001.

Survivors, other than her parents, include her sister Melissa Ozkan of Warner Robins; and grandparents Rosita Huckeby, Walter Huckeby, Ayten Ozkan and Natiz Ozkan, all of Perry.

McCullough Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Ann Parker 
Services for Ann Parker will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Grace Christian Fellowship, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Parker died Saturday, May 26, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Grant. She received a degree from Macon Tech and was formerly employed at Robins Air Force Base, Carver Head Start and Childrens Friend. She was a former singer for the Gospel Movement Choir.

Survivors include her daughter Saketha L. Parker of Macon; mother, Pearl Parker Felts of Macon; sisters and brothers Rosa Parker, Gloria Salaam, Ruby Curtis, Faye Sinclair and Fred Grant, all of Macon; and five grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 4393 Capital Ave. Bentley & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Daisy Richardson 
UNADILLA - Services for Daisy Mae Richardson will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Mount Moriah Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Richardson, 75, died Saturday, May 26, 2001. Daughter of the late Ran and Aline Lawson, she was a member and mother of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, where she was president of the youth and mission departments. She was also a member of the Georgia Union Missionary Baptist Association.

Survivors include her children Jessie Richardson of Dania, Fla., Aline Ward of Atlanta, Geraldine Ervin of Unadilla, Eva L. King of Vienna, Jeannette Boyd of Warner Robins and Carolyn Foster of Decatur; brothers and sisters Miller Lawson and Randall Lawson of Unadilla, and Josie Bryant and Dicey Brummitt of Orlando, Fla.; 23 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 382 Bogan St. The body will be in the church at 11:45 a.m. Alvie Coes Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Shirley Ridley 
MONTICELLO - Services for Shirley Lene Ridley will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Springfield Baptist Church, with burial in Southview Cemetery. Ridley, 56, died Monday, May 28, 2001. She worked at Dan Rivers Manufacture of Porterdale and was a member of Springfield Baptist Church.

Survivors include her companion, John Colbert Jr.; sister and brothers Sandra Prosser of Gordon, Willie Buckner Jr. of Newark, N.J., Coleman Buckner Jr. of Glynwood, Ill., and Willie E. Buckner of Oak Park, Ill.

Catchings Memorial Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

Hosea Rowell Jr. 
AMERICUS - Services for Hosea Rowell Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Big Bethel Baptist Church, with burial in Eastview Cemetery. Rowell, 73, died Saturday, May 26, 2001. He was a truck driver.

Survivors include his children Hosea Rowell III of Tacoma, Wash., Gussie Snell of Killeen, Texas, Janice Rowell of Americus and Demetrice Howell of Atlanta; stepdaughter Mamie Christmas of Atlanta; sisters and brothers Marie Black of Syracuse, N.Y., Aldora Smith and Helen Felton, both of Auburn, Ala., James Rowell of Americus, Arthur Rowell of Syracuse and Dr. Charles Rowell of Challotville, Va.; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Barnum Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Mary M. Ryals 
Services for Mary M. Ryals will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Ebenezer Baptist Church with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Ryals, 87, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, in a local hospital after a long illness. She was born in Jones County, daughter of the late Harrison and Ellen Simmons Beckom. Educated in Jones County public schools, she attended Lewis Business College, Kendale Bible Institute and the National Baptist Congress Education Program. She was retired from the Handicapped Children's Organization. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, where she was past president of the Missionary Society, past assistant superintendent and teacher of the Sunday School.

Survivors include her husband, Chester A. Ryals.

The family may be contacted at 1477 Marion Place. The body will be in the church at 2 p.m. Jones Brothers Eastlawn Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements. 

Mary Stephens 
SPARTA - Services for Mary Alice Stephens will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Stanton Grove Baptist Church, with burial in Hall Chapel AME Church Cemetery. Stephens died Tuesday, May 29, 2001. She was born in Hancock County, and was the daughter of the late James Stephens Sr. and Aretha Cooper Stephens. She was a member of Stanton Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children Airman Librian Kentrell Stephens, and Shawn Stephens and Nyademor Wiley, both of Sparta; brothers and sisters Tommie Stephens of Milton, N.Y., James Stephens Jr. and Louise Watts, both of Lakeland, Fla., Matthew Stephens of Newark, N.J., Gloria Stephens, Sharon Ranson, Vera Mae Harper and Jessie Johnson, all of Milledgeville, and Marguerite Harper of Phoenixville, Pa.; and two grandchildren.

Slater's Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Mary Stewart 
Services for Mary Lucille Stewart will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hart's Mortuary, with burial in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. Stewart, 75, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. She was the daughter of the late John and Clara Christian Patterson, and she attended Shurlington Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, T. Howard Stewart; children Mary Ann Stewart, Ray Stewart and Claira Crews, all of Macon, and Steve H. Stewart of Woodbury; grandchildren Wesley Crews, Jonathan Crews, Brandon Crews and Melandie Ogletree; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home and may be contacted at 179 Fox Road. 

Howard Wagner 
Services for Howard Allen Wagner will be private. Wagner, 90, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001. He was a Methodist.

Survivors include his children James Wagner of Macon and Joyce Woodford of Reston, Va.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

Carl Watson 
TOOMSBORO - Services for Carl Edward Watson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Ebenezer Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Watson, 76, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. He was an Army veteran and a retired truck driver for Weyman Lord Logging Co.

Survivors include his wife, Mable Hartley Watson; children Mary Fordham of Toomsboro, Barbara Cheely of Sparta and Carl Watson Jr. of Milledgeville; sisters Eunice Ussery of Toomsboro and Reba Ussery of Gordon; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in White Columns Funeral home, Gordon. 

Lanorris Whitfield 
ELKO - Services for Lanorris Whitfield will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Shiloh Baptist Church, Henderson, with burial in Springhill Cemetery. Whitfield, 44, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at her residence. Daughter of the late Ethel M. Whitfield, she furthered her career modeling in Atlanta. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

Survivors include her father, Genie Whitfield Jr. of Elko; and brothers Kelvin Whitfield and Tony Whitfield, both of Elko, Maceo Whitfield of Columbus, Ohio, and Robert Joiner of Montezuma. 

The family may be contacted at 3075 U.S. 41 North. The body will be in the church at 3 p.m. Alvie Coes Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Brandon Williams 
Services for Brandon Williams will be at noon Saturday in Ebenezer Baptist Church with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Brandon, 2, died Monday, May 28, 2001, in a local hospital. He attended the Cerebral Palsy Center.

Survivors include his parents, Veronica Bridges and Johntae Williams of Macon; grandparents Mary Bridges, Robert Bagley, Estralita Brown, Kenneth Brown, Ricky Goodwin and Valerie Goodwin, all of Macon; great-grandparents Inez Bagley, Laura Felder, Christine Goodwin, Annie K. Maynard and Wallace Maynard, all of Macon; and great-great-grandfather John T. Jordan of Macon.

The family may be contacted at 4092 Sherwater and 241 Daffodil St. Bentley & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Douglas Williams 
BYRON - Services for Douglas C. "D.C." Williams will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Byron Baptist Church. Williams, 82, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. He was retired from Dixie Truck-N-Parts and was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Williams; children Janet Staines and the Rev. Mike Williams, both of Byron, and Debbie Arthur of Savannah; stepchildren Ronald A. Hickerson of Woodstock and Mendy H. Abel of Cumming; brother and sister Eddie G. Williams Jr. and Frances Stinchcomb of Griffin; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Crest Lawn Funeral Home, Macon, and may be contacted at 333 Sherwood Blvd., Byron. 

Riley Young 
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Riley A. Young will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in McCullough Funeral Home, with entombment in Magnolia Park Mausoleum. Young, 73, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. He coached Little League Baseball at Ochlahatchee Park in Perry for 26 years and was an umpire for two years. He was a volunteer fireman for the city of Perry. He was a member of Perry Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Shelva Jean Young; children Sara Lynn Jackson of St. Simons Island, Tamea Matthews of Warner Robins and Riley Young Jr. of Perry; stepchildren Melody Hill and Rick Presley of Warner Robins; sister Lucia Adams of Perry; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Houston County, P.O. Box 1544, 1403 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins 31099-1544.


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