Miscellaneous Bibb County, Georgia Obituaries

CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY


First Name:
Last Name:

Dorothy Beck 
JEFFERSONVILLE - Services for Dorothy Ann Beck will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Faulks Chapel Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Beck, 36, died Wednesday, March 8, 2001. The daughter of the late Hillard Wilmore, she graduated from Crandall College. She was a member of Faulks Chapel Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school assistant.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Lee Beck; children Jarrod LeKeith Beck and De-Andre Beck, both of Jeffersonville; mother, Thelma Wilmore of Jeffersonville; and brothers and sisters Levi Wilmore, Rosie Mae Washington, Alberta Williams, Thelma Jane Wilmore and Mary Stephens, all of Jeffersonville, Martha Brannon of Florida, James Wilmore, Larry Wilmore and Darry Wilmore, all of Seattle, and Freddie Wilmore of Macon.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in Bentley & Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, and may be contacted at 501 Main St.

Clifton Braddy
Services for Clifton Thomas Braddy will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in Hart's Mortuary, with burial in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. Braddy died Friday, March 9, 2001. Born in Johnson County, he had lived in Macon most of his life. He was retired from Willingham Cotton Mill. He was a member of White Shrine of Jerusalem and was a member emeritus for 46 years of Order of the Eastern Star, formerly of the Dixie Chapter and then Lizella Chapter No. 390. He was a past deacon of Morningside Baptist Church and a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. He was an honorary lifetime member of the Georgia Sherriff's Association.

Survivors include his grandchildren Jan Slater of Macon and Judy Tapley of Swainsboro; and great-grandchildren Jon Tapley of Dunwoody and Jami Spittal of Macon.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. today in the funeral home and may be contacted at the residence. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 363 Pierce Ave., Macon 31204.

Craig Burdett
FITZGERALD - Services for Craig "Bunk" Burdett will be at 4:30 p.m. Sunday in Rose Hill Cemetery. Burdett, 40, died Friday, March 9, 2001. Born in Turner County, he was the son of the late Julian Travis and Frances B. Burdett. He was a retired farm equipment salesman.

Survivors include his children Lace Burdett and Lanay Burdett, both of Ashburn; mother, Frances Britt Burdett of Fitzgerald; brother and sister Chris Burdett of Valdosta and Cindy Howell of Fitzgerald; and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Homer Britt of Ashburn.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Perry Funeral Chapel, Ashburn.

Phyllis Burnes
Services for Phyllis Burnes will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in Macon Memorial Park. Burnes, 78, died Friday, March 9, 2001. She was a volunteer at The Medical Center of Central Georgia Auxiliary and worked at ENT Center of Central Georgia.

Survivors include her children Richard Burnes and Phyllis Burnes, both of Macon; sister Chris Howell of Leichester, England; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. today in Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry St., Macon 31201.
 

Elizabeth Granville
VIENNA - Services for Elizabeth Granville will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Turkey Creek Baptist Church, Lilly, with burial in Vienna City Cemetery. Granville, 89, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001. 

Survivors include her son Genie Granville of Lilly; and sister-in-law Josie Granville of Lilly.

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

Dora Jean Henlry
FORSYTH - Memorial services for Dora Jean Henlry will be at 6 tonight at the residence, 10 N. Forest Ave. Henlry, 66, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her children Cindy May and Carolyn Davison, both of Forsyth, Vernie Zimmerman of Raytown, Mo., Johnie Herndon, Eddie Herndon and Frank Herndon, all of Irving, Texas, and Bruce Herndon of Grand Island, Neb.; sister and brother Vernie Humbird of Kansas City, Mo., and Ed James of Springfield, Mo.; 24 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the residence. Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Timothy Hildreth
SANDERSVILLE - Memorial services for Timothy Michael Hildreth will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in May and Smith Funeral Home. Hildreth, 42, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. Born in Pima County, Ariz., he was an Army veteran, an electrician and a former employee of Lapp Insulator.

Survivors include his parents, James and Varalene L. Hildreth of Andalusia, Ala.; brother and sisters John Christopher Hildreth of Henderson, N.C., Patricia H. Hart of Columbia, S.C., and Sharron H. Hodorovic of Charleston, S.C.

The family will receive friends in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association of Georgia, 3783 Presidential Parkway, #102, Atlanta 30340.

James Johnson
Services for James Herbert Johnson will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Macon Memorial Park. Johnson, 71, died Friday, March 9, 2001. He was the son of the late Daniel and Mamie Waller Johnson. A Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, he was owner of Johnson Cabinet Shop. 

Survivors include his wife, Eugenia Johnson; children Janet Johnson Bass of Bolingbroke, and Wendy Johnson Bacchus and David Johnson, both of Macon; brother and sister Lester Johnson and Margaret Adams, both of Macon; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Ingleside Memorial Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Doles United Methodist Church Building Fund, 6220 Thomaston Road, Macon 31220.

Thomas Johnson
CORDELE - Services for Thomas Allen Johnson will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in Ebenezer Baptist Church, with burial in Ebenezer Cemetery. Johnson, 78, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. 

Survivors include his wife, Dora K. Johnson; children Richard Johnson, Dewey Johnson, Lorene Coursey, Irma McBryant and Ava Hrodey; sister Edna Hardin; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Dekle Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Rossie Kitchens
BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. - Services for Rossie C. Kitchens will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Hart's Mortuary, Macon, with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Kitchens, 87, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. Born in Wrightsville, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Lillian Young Cox. A former Macon resident, she was a member of Morningside Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school. She was the widow of Billy L. Kitchens.

Survivors include her children Annette Kitchens of Macon, Margaret Tinsley of Gray and Sandra Corbin of Blountstown; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight in the funeral home and may be contacted at 196 Candler Road, Gray. Memorials may be made to Morningside Baptist Church, 3519 Jeffersonville Road, Macon 31217.

Beatrice Livingston
EASTMAN - Services for Beatrice J. Livingston will be at 2 p.m. today in Parkerson Baptist Church Cemetery. Livingston, 71, died Friday, March 9, 2001, in a local hospital. Born in Dodge County, she was the daughter of the late Hudson and Anna Lee H. Livingston. She was a homemaker and member of Cottondale Baptist Church. She had lived in New York City for over 50 years as a governess, before returning to Eastman for the past five years.

Survivors include several cousins.

Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

James Moore Jr.
Services for James Monroe "Jim" Moore Jr. will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, with burial in Macon Memorial Park, with military honors. Moore, 68, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. He attended the University of Georgia and was an auditor, retired from the state of Georgia Revenue Department. He was a member of Ridgeland Heights Baptist Church in Sandersville. He also was retired after 34 years in the Georgia National Guard. He was a 32nd degree Mason, and a member of the Macon Lodge of Perfection, the York Rite Masonic Bodies and American Legion Post No. 0003.

Survivors include his wife, Betty S. Moore; children Connie Moore Strothers of Cartersville, Wallace Moore of Milledgeville and Warren Moore of Macon; brother John Moore Sr. of Byron; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home and may be contacted at the residence. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon 31208.

Marion Payne
CORDELE - Services for Marion Payne will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Cordele First Baptist Church, with burial in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Payne, 78, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. 

Survivors include her children Richard Payne of Warwick, Kenny Payne of Duluth, Charlotte Raines of Eatonton and Tish Peavy of Vienna; sisters Elizabeth Berta of Montgomery, Ala., and Dot Bryant of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Dekle Funeral Home.

Carrie Phillips
SOPERTON - Services for Carrie Belle Phillips will be at 2 p.m. today in Boiling Springs Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Phillips, 92, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. The daughter of the late Willie and Samantha W. Powell, she was a member of Boiling Springs Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Floyd M. Phillips; daughter Sandy Tyler of Americus; sister and brother Bernice Brewton of Carrollton and Felton Powell of Dublin; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the residence. Sammons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Myrtice Reynolds
MCDONOUGH - Services for Myrtice LaVane Reynolds will be at 10 a.m. today in the Stockbridge Building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will be at 5 p.m. in Evergreen Cemetery, Fitzgerald. Reynolds, 63, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Henry Ward and Isabelle Gregory Harris. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include her husband, Lacy V. Reynolds; children James D. Rozier of Macon, Ronnie S. Rozier of Jackson, Tracy T. Bilow of Lizella, Rebekah Lynn Reynolds and Ashley K. Reynolds, both of McDonough, and Randy Reynolds of Conyers; sister and brother Jackie Prescott of Warner Robins and Henry E. Harris of Collinsville, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Paulk Funeral Home has charge of local arrangements. Haisten's Funeral Home in McDonough has charge of arrangements.

Luther Spence
SOPERTON - Services for Luther Spence will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, with burial in Lamb Cemetery, near Swainsboro. Spence, 68, died Friday, March 9, 2001. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of Bethesaida Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Ruth Page Spence; daughter Mary Hurst of Midville; brother W.T. Spence of Reidsville; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home and may be contacted at 1143 Herndon Road, Midville.

Wayne Tanner
ASHBURN - Services for Wayne Tanner will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Ashburn First Baptist Church, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Tanner, 60, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. The son of the late W.T. and Eula Tanner, he was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of Ashburn First Baptist Church and the Coastal Plains Amateur Radio Club. He was an Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah S. Tanner; daughter Paula S. Black of Ashburn; and a granddaughter Stephanie Black of Ashburn.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Perry Funeral Chapel, Ashburn.

Don Traylor
BARNESVILLE - Services for Don Alvin Traylor will be at 11 a.m. today in Bethel AME Church, with burial in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Traylor, 56, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. 

Survivors include his children Lisa Fletcher of Boston, Dontauneia Traylor, Ryran Traylor and Chelsea Stokers, all of Barnesville; mother Elizabeth Traylor of Barnesville; and sisters Pastor Ethel Phelps and Betty C. Williams, both of Lizella, Lola Hamm of Columbus, Ohio, and Dr. Gwendolyn Ervin of Stone Mountain.

Bentley & Sons Funeral Home, Barnesville, has charge of arrangements.

Evie Walker
UPSON COUNTY - Services for Evie Lou Walker will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, Thomaston, with burial in Pine Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. Walker, 73, died Thursday, March 8, 2001. The daughter of the late Amos and Mattie W. Pennymon, she worked for Dr. Norman Gardner for more than 35 years. The widow of Arthur C. Walker, she was a member of Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, where she sang in the senior choir and served on the mother board.

Survivors include her children Mary Brown of Atlanta, Mattie Murphy and Murrie Harper, both of Thomaston, Minnie Redmond of Alpharetta and Jimmy Stevenson of Jacksonville, Fla.; sisters and brother Pearl Lowe and Louise Wilson, both of Cleveland, Ohio, and Doris Sullivan, Eddie Pennymon and Howard Pennymon, all of Barnesville; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 102 Creekside Drive. Bentley & Sons Funeral Home, Thomaston, has charge of arrangements.

Jura Lee Wright
ROCHELLE - Services for Jura Lee Wright were 11 a.m. Friday in Pitts Baptist Church. Burial was in Pine City Cemetery. Wright, 87, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, in a Cordele hospital. She was born in White County on Sept. 21, 1913, daughter of the late Henry J. Clayton and Elva Boggs Clayton. She had lived in Wilcox County for the past 15 years, moving from Americus. She was preceded in death by her husband, George F. Wright, and a son, G.W. Wright. She was former owner and operator of Wright's Plumbing Co. in Americus. She also was a member of Pitts Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son Kenneth Wright of Rochelle; daughter Gladys Gregory of Pitts; brother Bill Clayton of Americus; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the Wright residence, 613 Third Ave., Rochelle. Frazier and Son Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
 
 

TRAMMELL, Annie Ruth: 76, of Macon, died Friday at her residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Crest Lawn. The family may be contacted at 212 Erin Lane. The family may be contacted at 212 Erin Lane. Crest Lawn Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
BRADDY, Clifton Thomas: of 5154 Turner Circle, died Friday, March 9, 2001. Services will be held Sunday, March 11, 2001, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Hart's Mortuary, with burial in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. Chaplain David Primm will officiate. The family may be contacted at the residence. Visitation: Saturday from 4 until 5 p.m. at Hart's Mortuary. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 363 Pierce Ave., Macon, Ga. 31204. Mr. Braddy was born in Johnson City, Ga., on June 18, 1910. He lived in Macon most of his life and was retired from Willingham Cotton Mill. He was a member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem and was member emeritus for 46 years of the Order of the Eastern Star, formerly of the Dixie Chapter and then Lizella Chapter No. 390. Mr. Braddy was a past deacon of Morningside Baptist Church and a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. He was a lifetime honorary member of the Georgia Sherriff's Association. Survivors: Granddaughters, Jan Slater of Macon and Judy Tapley of Swainsboro; two great-grandchildren, Jon Tapley of Dunwoody and Jami Spittal of Macon; and several nieces and nephews. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

BURNES, Phyllis: 78, of 3085 Ashby Drive, died Friday, March 9, 2001. Graveside services will be held Sunday, March 11, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Macon Memorial Park. Visitation: Saturday from 3 until 4 p.m. at Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry St., Macon, Ga. 31201. Mrs. Burnes was a volunteer with The Medical Center of Central Georgia Auxiliary for many years and worked at ENT Center of Central Georgia. Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Nancy Burnes of Macon; daughter, Phyllis Burnes of Macon; sister, Chris Howell of Leichester, England; sister-in-law, Helen Meadows of Senoia, Ga.; grandchildren, Laurie Griffith of Lithia Springs, Ga., Vallee Donovan of Smyrna, Ga., and Andrew Burnes of New York. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

KITCHENS, Rossie C.: 87, of Blountstown, Fla., died Thursday, March 8, 2001, in Blountstown. Services will be held Sunday, March 11, 2001, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Hart's Mortuary, with the Reverends Ron Watson and Ken DeNoozier officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. The family may be contacted at the residence of Margaret and Bill Tinsley, 196 Candler Road, Gray, Ga. Visitation: Saturday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Hart's Mortuary. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Morningside Baptist Church, 3519 Jeffersonville Road, Macon 31217. Mrs. Kitchens was born in Jeffersonville, Ga., and was the daughter of the late Oscar Cox and the late Lillian Young Cox. She was the wife of the late Billy L. Kitchens. She was a former resident of Macon, moving to Blountstown, Fla., three years ago. She was a member of Morningside Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school. Survivors: Daughters, Annette Kitchens of Macon, Margaret Tinsley of Gray and Sandra Corbin of Blountstown, Fla.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

JOHNSON, James Herbert: 71, of 4189 Ayers Road, died Friday, March 9, 2001. Mr. Johnson was the owner of Johnson Cabinet Shop. He served as a Marine during the Korean Conflict. He was the son of the late Daniel D. Johnson and Mamie Waller Johnson. Survivors: Wife, Eugenia (Jean) Johnson of Macon; daughters, Janet Johnson Bass of Bolingbroke and Wendy Johnson Bacchus of Macon; son, David Johnson of Macon; brother, Lester Johnson of Macon; sister, Margaret Adams of Macon; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: Sunday night March 11, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ingleside Memorial Chapel. Funeral: Graveside Monday at 11 a.m. at Macon Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Doles United Methodist Church Building Fund, 6220 Thomaston Road, Macon, Ga. 31220. Ingleside Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.

MOORE, James "Jim" Monroe: 68, of 2076 Manson Road, Macon, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at his residence. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, with burial in Macon Memorial Park, with military honors. The Rev. Nelson Westhersby will officiate. Family will be at the residence. Visitation: 7-9 p.m. Saturday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon, Ga. 31208. Mr. Moore, son of the late James Monroe Moore Sr. and the late Belle Golden Moore, was born in Milledgeville and had lived in Macon since 1971, moving here from Washington County. He was a graduate of Midway High School, Hardwick, and attended the University of Georgia. Mr. Moore was an auditor, retired from the state of Georgia Revenue Department, and was a member of Ridgeland Heights Baptist Church, Sandersville. He was retired after 34 years service in the Georgia National Guard with the rank of command sergeant major. Mr. Moore was a 32nd degree Mason, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry. He was also a member of the Macon Lodge of Perfection, the York Rite Masonic Bodies and American Legion Post No. 0003. Survivors include his wife, Betty S. Moore of Macon; daughter, Connie Moore Strothers of Cartersville; two sons, Wallace Moore of Milledgeville and Warren Moore of Macon; brother John I. Moore Sr. of Byron; and five grandchildren, Katie Shawn O'Kelly, Jay Moore, Robert O'Kelly, Michael O'Kelly and James Cory Moore. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.


CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY