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Athens Memory Garden

19700 Al Highway 127
Athens, AL 35614
(256) 233-0207
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Coyce Beecham Funeral Director

1200 East Forrest Street
Athens, AL 35613
(256) 232-1515
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Limestone Chapel Funeral Home

322 US Highway 31 North
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-1051
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Limestone Memorial Gardens

1987 US Highway 31 South
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-0445
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Mason Funeral Home

718 Brownsferry Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-4822
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McConnell Funeral Home

1200 East Forrest Street
Athens, AL 35613
(256) 232-1515
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Spry Funeral Homes Inc

Highway 72 West
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-2622
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June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Odum, 82, passed away Saturday (June 3, 2017) at his home in Lawrenceville.He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Kay Taylor Odum, his son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Lynda Odum, of Athens, his daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Blake McGee, of Lawrenceville, his brother, Stiles A. Odum, of Palm Harbor, Fla., and his grandchildren, Kelly McGee Nevins, of Tucker, Alex Odum, of Atlanta, 1st Lt. Kristy McGee Leachman, of Spokane, Wash., and Zack Odum, of Athens.He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic P. Odum, of Waycross.He was born on Jan. 1, 1935 in Waycross to parents Fred and Cornelia Odum. He graduated from Waycross High School in 1953 and Presbyterian College in 1957 where he was captain of the golf team and served in the Army ROTC.He graduated from field artillery training in Lawton, Okla. in Aug 1958 and went on to serve active duty as field artillery unit commander in the U.S. Army stationed at Ft. Sill, Okla. He moved to Atlanta and accepted a position at Citizens and Southern Bank, where he worked for more than 35 years.He was a great family man and a loving father. He married his soul mate, Kay Joyce Taylor, in 1958, and the couple had two children together, Bob Odum and Beth Odum McGee.He was a social, active man who was deeply involved in the banking and finance industry for the majority of his life. He retired in 1990 after 35 years with Citizens and Southern Bank where his final position was senior vice president of the Family Credit subsidiary.His passions in life were playing golf, spending time with his family, especially his beloved grandchildren, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs. He will always be remembered as a cheerful, loving, giving and thoughtful person who always had a smile on his face and an encouraging word for everyone he came in contact with.A memorial service is being held today at 11 a.m. at Wages and Sons Funeral Home, Lawrenceville.Following the service, he will be laid to rest with full military honors at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the USO (www.uso.org) in his honor.Doris Virginia SealeyBLACKSHEAR — Doris Virginia Moore Sealey, 90, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday morning (June 7, 2017) at Bayview Nursing Home in Nahunta.Born in Grafton, Va. on April 23, 1927, she had lived in Pierce County for many years. She was a 1943 graduate of Poquoson High School in Poquoson, Va., and was a former manager at the PX at Fort Eustis Army Base in Newport News, Va. She was a member of Providence Methodist Church in Amory, Va.She was the daughter of the late Addison and Jewel Doris Thomas Moore. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert John Sealey Sr., and her daughter, Dianne Keener.Surviving are three grandchildren, Carl (Ute) Massey, of Brunswick, Frederick (Susie) Massey, of Blackshear, and Samuel Head, of Atkinson; six great-grandchildren, Amber Nicole Massey, Brandon Purdom, Bryan Purdom, Abbie Head, Ashley (Michael) Barry, and Joe (Destiny) Prince; two great-great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Prince and Evelyn Barry; her son-in-law, Roger Keener, of Blackshear; a special friend, David E. Long, of Blackshear; and several other relatives and friends.A graveside service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Providence Methodist Church Cemetery in Grafton, Va.There will be no visitation.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear, is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles Cooper - New Virginia - Osceola Sentinel Tribune

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

SPECK USA until his retirement.Charles is survived by his children, Brian (Alyssa Halter) Cooper of New Virginia, Raquel “Rockie” (Bob) Lundy of Osceola, Tami (Donnie) Boutwell of Athens, Alabama, and Ricky (Jaque Harmon) Cooper of Indianola; grandchildren, Megan (Kyle Savage) Boutwell, Jaci Boutwell, Jessika (Manuel) Flores, Dilan Boutwell, Brandon (Rebecca) Lundy, Kelsi Lundy, Brooke Lundy, Jenna Lundy, Kaylee Cooper, Carson Cooper, Zoey Harmon, Annie Harmon and soon-to-be grandson Charlie Alan, due in August; eight great-grandchildren with another great-granddaughter due in May; brothers, Sonny (Mithes) Parker of Melcher, David (Fayetta) Cooper of Redfield, Bill (Rosie) Cooper of Melcher, Donnie (Jane) Cooper of Des Moines and Eddie Fleming; sisters, Jackie (Johnny) Vanderick of Williamson, Snooky (Mike) Mathes of Milo and Dianna Graham of Norwalk; sisters-in-law, Connie Felton of Indianola and Diana McDole of New Virginia; brother-in-law Merle Felton of New Virginia; mother-in-law Doris Jean Holm of Norwalk; as well as other relatives and many friends.Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; wife Cynthia Ann Cooper; brothers, Johnny Cooper, Jimmy Cooper and Bryce Cooper and sisters, Rose Gruder, Pauline McCully, Joann Breese, Eloise Mullen and Ruby Flanders. Comments...

Suggs, JoAnne Burns (Trion) - The Chattanoogan

Monday, April 03, 2017

JoAnne Burns Suggs, 76, of Trion, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Oak View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Mrs. Suggs was born in Athens, Georgia on May 27, 1940, to the late James E. Burns and Margaret Barnette Burns. She was a past member of the Trion United Methodist Church, but until failing health had been attending the Subligna Church of Christ. Mrs. Suggs was a member and past president of the Lion’s Club, was a former Girl Scout Leader, was a volunteer for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and was strongly involved and supportive of all of her children’s and grandchildren’s activities. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Suggs had been employed as a Registered Nurse, but her most treasured times were being a mother and grandmother, and spending time with family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph “Larry” Suggs; a brother, Jimmy Burns; and brothers-in-law, Dan Clemmer and Robert Suggs.Mrs. Suggs is survived by her children and their spouses, Jeff and Bobbi Suggs, Todd and Sue Suggs, and Sharon and Scott Sanford; brother-n-law and sisters-in-law, Becky Suggs, Tom and Joyce S...

Ray Whitlock - March 20, 2017 - The Daily Post-Athenian

Monday, April 03, 2017

Ray Whitlock, 79, of Athens, died Monday morning, March 20, 2017, at his home.He was a native and resident of Sweetwater, and a longtime resident of Athens. Ray was the son of the late Hobart Ray Whitlock and Versie Riddle Whitlock Martin. He was also preceded in death by one son, Greg Whitlock; one daughter, Kim Whitlock Altstatt; one sister, Janice Whitlock Jones; and two step-sisters, Meredith Martin Gray and Melinda Martin Pritchett.Ray was a member of First Baptist Church of Niota, as well as a member of BPOE Lodge 1927 and VFW Post 5146. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of Meridian Sun Lodge 50 F&AM. He was associated with TSSAA as a football and basketball official for 22 years. He served with the Tennessee Highway Patrol for 33 years, retiring as a captain, and served in the Tennessee National Guard for eight years. He graduated from Sweetwater High School, where he was an outstanding football and basketball player.He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara Jackson Whitlock of...

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June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Odum, 82, passed away Saturday (June 3, 2017) at his home in Lawrenceville.He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Kay Taylor Odum, his son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Lynda Odum, of Athens, his daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Blake McGee, of Lawrenceville, his brother, Stiles A. Odum, of Palm Harbor, Fla., and his grandchildren, Kelly McGee Nevins, of Tucker, Alex Odum, of Atlanta, 1st Lt. Kristy McGee Leachman, of Spokane, Wash., and Zack Odum, of Athens.He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic P. Odum, of Waycross.He was born on Jan. 1, 1935 in Waycross to parents Fred and Cornelia Odum. He graduated from Waycross High School in 1953 and Presbyterian College in 1957 where he was captain of the golf team and served in the Army ROTC.He graduated from field artillery training in Lawton, Okla. in Aug 1958 and went on to serve active duty as field artillery unit commander in the U.S. Army stationed at Ft. Sill, Okla. He moved to Atlanta and accepted a position at Citizens and Southern Bank, where he worked for more than 35 years.He was a great family man and a loving father. He married his soul mate, Kay Joyce Taylor, in 1958, and the couple had two children together, Bob Odum and Beth Odum McGee.He was a social, active man who was deeply involved in the banking and finance industry for the majority of his life. He retired in 1990 after 35 years with Citizens and Southern Bank where his final position was senior vice president of the Family Credit subsidiary.His passions in life were playing golf, spending time with his family, especially his beloved grandchildren, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs. He will always be remembered as a cheerful, loving, giving and thoughtful person who always had a smile on his face and an encouraging word for everyone he came in contact with.A memorial service is being held today at 11 a.m. at Wages and Sons Funeral Home, Lawrenceville.Following the service, he will be laid to rest with full military honors at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the USO (www.uso.org) in his honor.Doris Virginia SealeyBLACKSHEAR — Doris Virginia Moore Sealey, 90, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday morning (June 7, 2017) at Bayview Nursing Home in Nahunta.Born in Grafton, Va. on April 23, 1927, she had lived in Pierce County for many years. She was a 1943 graduate of Poquoson High School in Poquoson, Va., and was a former manager at the PX at Fort Eustis Army Base in Newport News, Va. She was a member of Providence Methodist Church in Amory, Va.She was the daughter of the late Addison and Jewel Doris Thomas Moore. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert John Sealey Sr., and her daughter, Dianne Keener.Surviving are three grandchildren, Carl (Ute) Massey, of Brunswick, Frederick (Susie) Massey, of Blackshear, and Samuel Head, of Atkinson; six great-grandchildren, Amber Nicole Massey, Brandon Purdom, Bryan Purdom, Abbie Head, Ashley (Michael) Barry, and Joe (Destiny) Prince; two great-great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Prince and Evelyn Barry; her son-in-law, Roger Keener, of Blackshear; a special friend, David E. Long, of Blackshear; and several other relatives and friends.A graveside service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Providence Methodist Church Cemetery in Grafton, Va.There will be no visitation.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear, is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles Cooper - New Virginia - Osceola Sentinel Tribune

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

SPECK USA until his retirement.Charles is survived by his children, Brian (Alyssa Halter) Cooper of New Virginia, Raquel “Rockie” (Bob) Lundy of Osceola, Tami (Donnie) Boutwell of Athens, Alabama, and Ricky (Jaque Harmon) Cooper of Indianola; grandchildren, Megan (Kyle Savage) Boutwell, Jaci Boutwell, Jessika (Manuel) Flores, Dilan Boutwell, Brandon (Rebecca) Lundy, Kelsi Lundy, Brooke Lundy, Jenna Lundy, Kaylee Cooper, Carson Cooper, Zoey Harmon, Annie Harmon and soon-to-be grandson Charlie Alan, due in August; eight great-grandchildren with another great-granddaughter due in May; brothers, Sonny (Mithes) Parker of Melcher, David (Fayetta) Cooper of Redfield, Bill (Rosie) Cooper of Melcher, Donnie (Jane) Cooper of Des Moines and Eddie Fleming; sisters, Jackie (Johnny) Vanderick of Williamson, Snooky (Mike) Mathes of Milo and Dianna Graham of Norwalk; sisters-in-law, Connie Felton of Indianola and Diana McDole of New Virginia; brother-in-law Merle Felton of New Virginia; mother-in-law Doris Jean Holm of Norwalk; as well as other relatives and many friends.Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; wife Cynthia Ann Cooper; brothers, Johnny Cooper, Jimmy Cooper and Bryce Cooper and sisters, Rose Gruder, Pauline McCully, Joann Breese, Eloise Mullen and Ruby Flanders. Comments...

Suggs, JoAnne Burns (Trion) - The Chattanoogan

Monday, April 03, 2017

JoAnne Burns Suggs, 76, of Trion, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Oak View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Mrs. Suggs was born in Athens, Georgia on May 27, 1940, to the late James E. Burns and Margaret Barnette Burns. She was a past member of the Trion United Methodist Church, but until failing health had been attending the Subligna Church of Christ. Mrs. Suggs was a member and past president of the Lion’s Club, was a former Girl Scout Leader, was a volunteer for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and was strongly involved and supportive of all of her children’s and grandchildren’s activities. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Suggs had been employed as a Registered Nurse, but her most treasured times were being a mother and grandmother, and spending time with family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph “Larry” Suggs; a brother, Jimmy Burns; and brothers-in-law, Dan Clemmer and Robert Suggs.Mrs. Suggs is survived by her children and their spouses, Jeff and Bobbi Suggs, Todd and Sue Suggs, and Sharon and Scott Sanford; brother-n-law and sisters-in-law, Becky Suggs, Tom and Joyce S...

Ray Whitlock - March 20, 2017 - The Daily Post-Athenian

Monday, April 03, 2017

Ray Whitlock, 79, of Athens, died Monday morning, March 20, 2017, at his home.He was a native and resident of Sweetwater, and a longtime resident of Athens. Ray was the son of the late Hobart Ray Whitlock and Versie Riddle Whitlock Martin. He was also preceded in death by one son, Greg Whitlock; one daughter, Kim Whitlock Altstatt; one sister, Janice Whitlock Jones; and two step-sisters, Meredith Martin Gray and Melinda Martin Pritchett.Ray was a member of First Baptist Church of Niota, as well as a member of BPOE Lodge 1927 and VFW Post 5146. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of Meridian Sun Lodge 50 F&AM. He was associated with TSSAA as a football and basketball official for 22 years. He served with the Tennessee Highway Patrol for 33 years, retiring as a captain, and served in the Tennessee National Guard for eight years. He graduated from Sweetwater High School, where he was an outstanding football and basketball player.He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara Jackson Whitlock of...