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William Meriwether Bell
ALBANY —William (Bill) Meriwether Bell, 52, of 1509 US Highway 19 North, Leesburg, died Tuesday, March 27, 2001, at his residence. 

The graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Leesburg Cemetery. The Rev. Bobby Harrell will officiate. 

A native of Sumter County, Mr. Bell had resided in Lee County all of his life. He was a graduate of Lee County High School, farmed for many years and competed on the national level in archery. He was in retail sales at LoweÕs Home Improvement Warehouse Store in Albany. He was involved with an exterminating company for a number of years, graduated from South Georgia Technical College and was involved in photography. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Leesburg. 

Survivors include his wife, Kay Millwood Bell of Leesburg; son, Lee Bell of Leesburg; a brother, Lin Bell of Leesburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack Bell Sr. and Amelia Jones Bell and a brother, Jack Bell Jr.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the American Cancer Society or the Albany Community Hospice. 

Mathews Funeral Home 
Albany 229/435-5657 

Arminster Collins
ALBANY —Arminster (Sister) Collins of 715 Cotton Avenue died Monday, March 26, 2001, at Tift Regional Hospital in Tifton.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at First Mount Olive Baptist Church with burial in Union Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Jake Edwards Jr. will officiate. 

A native of Damascus, Mrs. Collins was self-employed and was a member of First Mount Olive Baptist Church. 

Survivors include two granddaughters, Beverlyn and Melody Terry of Albany; one great-granddaughter, Brie Anna Terry of Albany; a beloved niece, Barbara Parks of Greensboro, Ga.; one nephew, Ben Thomas of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; a Goddaughter, Shirley Thomas; a son-in-law, Willis W. Terry of Albany. 

Poteat Funeral Home 
Albany 229/436-3615 

Mildred H. Daniels 
ALBANY —Mildred H. Daniels, 53, of 1001 Dunes Park Lot 12, Albany, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. 

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kiokee Baptist Church in Arlington with interment in the church cemetery. 

Martin Luther King East-Side Funeral Directors 
Albany 229/432-9826

Charles Edwin Poole
ALBANY —Dr. Charles Edwin Poole, 88, of Albany died Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at Palmyra Medical Centers and has gone home to be with the Lord and join his wife, Doris Hitchcock Poole, who preceded him in death in 1986.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Westview Cemetery in Moultrie, Ga. Mr. Bobby Marshall will officiate. 

A native of Worth County, Dr. Poole had lived in Albany since 1951. He attended Albany Gospel Chapel and was a retired chiropractor practicing in Albany for a number of years. He attended Gordon Military College in Barnesville, Ga., the Texas Chiropractic College in San Antonio, Texas, and was an Army veteran of World War II. 

Survivors include two daughters, Jan Poole Marshall of Albany, Gale Poole Shirah and her husband Tom, of Albany; two grandchildren, Lori S. Allen and her husband, Paul, Thomas Scott Shirah and his wife Shannon; a great-granddaughter, Lauren Ashley Allen; two sisters, Louise P. Palmer of Sylvester and Mildred P. Palmer of Hattiesburg, Miss.; two brothers, H.I. Poole Jr. of Sylvester and Dr. Grady Poole of Ashburn. He was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Gary L. Marshall. 

The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Shirah, 2102 Waddell Ave., Albany and will receive friends from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. today at Kimbrell-Stern. 

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors 
Albany 229/883-4152 

Lula Bell Robinson 
ALBANY —Lula Bell Robinson, 81, of 214 Main Street, Leesburg, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Lee County Health Care. 

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Zion Hope Baptist Church in Lee County with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Henry Lee Holsey will officiate. 

A native of Dougherty County, Mrs. Robinson was a member of Zion Hope Baptist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Lear Mack of Albany; one son, Willie (Ann) Robinson Jr. of Albany; three grandchildren, Neil Robinson, Al Mack and Gail Mack, all of Albany and two great-grandchildren. 

Poteat Funeral Home 
Albany 229/436-3615

SW GEORGIA 

Ann Inez Adams 
MOULTRIE —Ann Inez Adams, 56, of 548-A Circle Road, Moultrie, died Wednesday, March 28, 2001, in Statesboro.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness with interment in Rose Hill Cemetery. 

Visitation will be 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home
Moultrie 229/985-3333

J.D. Agner 
COLQUITT —J.D. Agner, 85, of Damascus died Thursday, March 29, 2001, at the residence of John and Terry Killpatrick.

Funeral arrangements to be announced. 

Colquitt Funeral Home
Colquitt 229/758-3571

Felicia Y. Brown 
UNADILLA —Felicia Y. Brown of Unadilla died Friday, March 23, 2001, in Houston County. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Unadilla Recreation Gym Center with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. Robert C. Taylor will officiate. 

A native of Newark, N.J., Miss Brown joined the Overcome Baptist Church in Newark and later joined the Brown Chapel Baptist Church in Unadilla. She was a graduate of Dooly County High School and was employed at the Macon County State Prison as a corrections officer. 

Survivors include a daughter, ShaÕlondria Taylor of Unadilla; father, Winfred Brown of Mobile, Ala.; three sisters, Tanya Brown, Erica Woodson and Janetia Woodson, all of Unadilla; five brothers, Frankie Woodson Jr., Terrance Woodson, Tekulve Woodson and Corey Woodson, all of Plainfield, N.J., and Courtney Brown of Virginia; stepmother, Lillie Woodson of Plainfield, N.J.; grandmothers, Majorie Rogers of Hampton, Va., Rosie (Otis) Jones of Mobile, Ala., Minnie L. Woodson of Unadilla and Betty Lowe of Detroit, Mich. 

The family may be contacted at 309 Peavy St., Unadilla. 

Alvie Coes Funeral Home 
Unadilla 478/627-9382

Samuel Clark 
ASHBURN —Samuel Clark, 85, of 721 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Ashburn Health Care. 

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Coverdale with interment in the church cemetery. 

Shipp's Funeral Home 
Ashburn 229/567-3101 

Rosa F. Fountain
ASHBURN —Rosa F. Fountain, 89, of 215 Hudson Ave., Ashburn, died Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at Tift Regional Hospital. 

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Perry Funeral Chapel with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. 

Perry Funeral Chapel 
Ashburn 229/567-3366 

Rosalie Carter Johnson 
AMERICUS —Rosalie Carter Johnson, 85, of Magnolia Manor Nursing Center, Americus, died Tuesday, March 27, 2001, at Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus. 

The graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in Americus. The Rev. Hugh Harbort and Rev. Gerald Hollis will officiate. Friends may call at Shiloh Baptist Church, prior to the funeral, from 12:30-2 p.m. today. 

A native of Wayne County, Ga., Mrs. Johnson was born July 6, 1915, a daughter of the late Lester P. Carter and Nina C. Sweat. She attended Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga., and was a retired elementary school teacher. In later years, Mrs. Johnson worked as a World Book representative, substitute teacher, and Luzier Cosmetics representative. She attended Lakeview Baptist Church in Lake Blackshear, Ga. 

Survivors include her husband, Garnett B. Johnson of Americus; one daughter and son-in-law, Lawana and Hodges Whitaker of Albany; one son and daughter-in-law, Ben and Joan Johnson of Smyrna; two sisters, Myrtice C. Joyner of Jacksonville, Fla., and Venita Durham of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; one brother, Aubrey Carter of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial contributions may be made to The League of the Good Samaritan, Magnolia Manor, 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, Ga. 31709. 

Hancock Funeral Home 
Americus 229/924-3645 

Shirley Emmitt Kennedy 
BLAKELY —Shirley Emmitt Kennedy, 70, of Byron died Tuesday, March 27, 2001, at Oconee Regional Hospital in Milledgeville. 

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home with interment in Blakely Cemetery with military rites. The Rev. Horace Chapman and Rev. Gilbert Osborn will officiate. 

A native of Turner County, Mr. Kennedy had lived in Byron for the past 16 years. He was retired from Candy U.S.A. and served in the U.S. Army. He attended First Assembly of God Church in Fort Valley. 

Survivors include his wife, Wanda McDonald Kennedy of Byron; daughter, Vivian Pollock of Lynn Haven, Fla.; three sons, Mickey Kennedy and Keith Kennedy, both of Leesburg and Kenneth Kennedy of Blakely; two sisters, Elma Lou Giddens of Tifton and Georgia Mae Quaglietta of Albany; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Miles and Leila Murphy Kennedy. 

Visitation will be 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home
Blakely 229/723-3421

Shirley J. Lee 
DAWSON —Shirley J. Lee, 50, of Miami, Fla., died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at Miami Cedars Medical Center in Miami, Fla.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Jacob Chapel in Morgan with interment in Christian Cemetery. 

Ward Funeral Home 
Dawson 229/995-5853

Larry Lewis
DAWSON —Larry Lewis, 49, of 179 Lane Hall died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at Palmyra Nursing Home. 

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Matthews C.M.E. Church with burial in Sardis Cemetery. The Rev. Lawrence Green will officiate. 

Mr. Lewis was a laborer. He graduated from George Washington Carver High School and was a member of St. Matthews C.M.E. Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Teresa Jackson of Albany; one sister, Betty J. Robinson (Eugene) of Atlanta; six brothers, one brother preceded him in death, a devoted brother, Herschel Lewis Jr. (Ruby) of Dawson, Marvin Lewis (Rena) and Harvey Lewis, both of Fort Lauderdale Fla., Ret. Army Sergeant Leonard Lewis (Uriree) of Dawson, Melvin Lewis (Katie) of Atlanta; five aunts, Bessie Hollmon of Columbus, Louise Green (Alexander) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Carrie Mae Lewis and Melissa Lewis of Dawson, Mildred Williams and Otis Williams (Carolyn) of Albany; uncles, Robert William (Lena), Robert Shorter, both of Dawson, Charles Hollmon of Charlotte, N.C., and a host of relatives and friends. 

Johnson and Son Funeral Home 
Dawson 229/995-4662 

Carletha Marlene Moore
CAMILLA —Carletha Marlene Moore of Camilla died Thursday, March 29, 2001, at Mitchell County Hospital. 

Funeral arrangements to be announced. 

Robert Jester Mortuary 
Camilla 229/336-8453

Lovaid Perkins 
FITZGERALD —Lovaid Perkins (Pete), 62, of Kennestone died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Kennestone Hospital. 

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at West Point Baptist Church in Westwood with interment in Westwood Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Hall's Funeral Home 
Fitzgerald 229/423-3674 

Mattie Brown Porter 
AMERICUS —Mattie Brown Porter, 88, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Sumter Regional Hospital. 

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lebanon Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. 

Barnum Funeral Home
Americus 229/924-2958 

Maggie Williams Rackley 
PELHAM —Maggie Williams Rackley, 54, of 211 Cannon St., Pelham, died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at Archbold Memorial Hospital. 

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at United Full Gospel Church with interment in Pelham Memorial Gardens. 

Thomas and Son Home for Funerals
Pelham 229/294-4869 

Eddie Scott 
FORT GAINES —Eddie Scott, 85, died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at Crowne Health Care Center in Eufaula, Ala. 

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Chapel Church in Morris. Visitation will be 6 p.m.-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Lewis Mortuary 
Fort Gaines 229/768-2014 

Johnnie Shorter Jr.
DAWSON —Johnnie Shorter Jr., 89, of 700 Moon Road, Dawson, died Thursday, March 29, 2001, at Palmyra Medical Centers. 

Funeral arrangements to be announced. 

Albritten's Funeral Service
Dawson 229/995-5895 

Sutton Infant 
UNADILLA —Khalil Reshad Sutton, the ten-month-old infant son of Taquonna Law of Columbus and Prenell Sutton of Montezuma died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at Columbus Medical Center. 

The graveside funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Bethelehem Church Cemetery in Dooling. Minister Dianne Pugh will officiate. 

In addition to his parents, survivors include his grandmothers, Joyce Law of Columbus and Patricia Smith of Montezuma; grandfather, J.W. Sutton Jr. of Perry; great-grandmothers, Lula Law of Dooling and Elizabeth Smith of Montezuma; great-grandfather, J.W. (Winnie) Sutton Sr. of Pinehurst. 

The family may be contacted at the Law's residence in Dooling. 

Alvie Coes Funeral Home 
Unadilla 478/627-9382 

Annie B. Todd 
DAWSON —Annie B. Todd, 90, died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at Albany Health Care Nursing Home in Albany, GA. 

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at I Hope Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Terrell County, Dawson, GA. The Rev. Freddie Jones will officiate. 

Mrs. Todd was educated in the Terrell County Public School System. She was a homemaker. 

Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

Albritten's Funeral Service 
Dawson 229/995-5895 

Edna Mae Turner 
DAWSON —Edna Mae Turner, 94, of 296 Holt Lane, Quincy, Fla., formerly of Dawson, died Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at Gadsden Community Hospital in Quincy, Fla. 

Funeral arrangements to be announced. 

Ward Funeral Home
Dawson 229/995-5853


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