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777 South 1st Street
Jesup, GA 31545
(912) 427-3721
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Gordon Harrison Funeral Home

777 South 1st Street
Jesup, GA 31545
(912) 427-3721
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June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Survivors include two sons, Ronny Lynn (wife Mary Ann), of Waycross, and Steven Lynn (wife Anitra), of Barney, four grandchildren, Ashley Strickland (husband Chris), of Jesup, Jamie Ray (husband Michael), of Waycross, Bryon Lynn (wife Tracy), of Thomasville, and Trevis Guy (wife Leslie), of Waverly, 13 grandchildren, a sister, Betty Lynn Bobbitt, of Redondo Beach, Calif., and nieces, nephews and other relatives.Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Calvary Baptist Church, 1622 Gibbs St., Waycross, Ga. 31503.A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.Members of the Senior Men’s Sunday School class of Calvary Baptist Church are asked to gather at the chapel at 2:30 p.m. Sunday to serve as honorary pallbearers.The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at Music Funeral Home.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Floyd Eugene JenkinsFloyd Eugene Jenkins, 59, passed away early Thursday morning (June 1, 2017) after battling a long-term illness.He was born Dec. 6, 1957 to the late Deacon and Deaconess Frank and Lorene Jenkins. He accepted the Lord at an early age and joined St. James Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the Rev. James M. Butler.He received his early education at Pierce County Training School in Patterson. After moving to Waycross, he completed his education at Waycross High School with the graduating class of 1977. He furthered his education at ATI in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., with a diploma in heating and air conditioning.He leaves to mourn his passing, the mother of his children, Neddra Price; three children, Floyd Jenkins Jr., Andre’ Price, Nedra Brown; five grandchildren; a special friend and faithful companion, Linda Bryant; seven siblings to cherish his memory, Cora Bailey, Anne, Janice, Constance Muhammad (Wilber...

January 31, 2017 - WJHnews

Sunday, February 12, 2017

James Ellis “Bo” Lawhorne Sr., and by a granddaughter, Anniston Lawhorne.Survivors include his five sons, Jason (Jessica) Knowlton, of Vicenza, Italy, Johnathan (Cindy) Lawhorne, of Jesup, Justin (Amy) Lawhorne, of Navarre, Fla., Joseph Lawhorne, of Nahunta, and Cotton Lee, of Blackshear; his mother and step-father, Mary Francis (Williamson) and Jerry Knowlton, of Blackshear; two sisters, Kellie Landall and Anna Mangum, both of Blackshear; two brothers, Jeff (Dana) Knowlton, of Brunswick, and Cliff (Leah) Knowlton, of Douglas; his friend and mother of his four youngest sons, Deloris Lee, of Waverly; seven grandchildren, Brady, Garrett, Jett and Evan Knowlton and Abigail, Sarah and James Lawhorne; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.Interment will be in the Enon Cemetery.Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.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.Jeanette C. AltmanJeanette Courson Altman, 68, of Blackshear, passed away Monday (Jan. 30, 2017) at the Baptist Village Nursing Home.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.Joseph F. CapertonJoseph F. Caperton, 77, died Wednesday (Jan. 25, 2017) at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla., from pneumonia.He was born in Logan, W.Va.  He was a former truck driver with Dixie Concrete and also attended Cornerstone Church in Jesup.He was a son of the late Lonnie F. Caperton  and Bertha Robinson Caperton.He is survived by his wife, Edith Caperton, of Waycross, a son, Steven Caperton (wife, Angela), of Jacksonville, Fla., three granddaughters, Amber Lynn Caperton, Brooklyn Maria Caperton and Hannah Nicole Caperton, one grandson, Taylor Caperton, and several nieces and nephews.A funeral was held 11 a.m. Monday at Music Funeral Home Chapel.Burial followed in Hoboken City Cemetery.Pallbearers were Jeffery Dreggors, the Rev. Kevin Fryar, Keith Hendricks, Caleb Morgan, David Newman and John Swinford.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comRalph CavagnaroRalph Cavagnaro, 61, of Waycross, died Monday morning (Jan. 30, 2017) at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Savannah, after a sudden illness.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Miles-Odum Funeral Home.Anaiya E. JournellBLACKSHEAR — The funeral for little Miss Anaiya Elizabeth Journell, 18 months, was held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.Officiating was Elder David Roundtree.Interment was in the Shady Grove Cemetery.Active pallbearers were Virgil Braddock, J.J. Jacobs, Kayla Reynolds and Chris Thigpen.Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Rest well, baby girl.Grady C. ThornhillA funeral for Grady C. Thornhill was held Monday afternoon at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Edward Hurst and the Rev. Virlon Griner officiating.Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery.Pallb...

January 21, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 30, 2017

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, Ga. 31525.Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup is in charge of arrangements.The guestbook is available at www.rinehartandsons.comDr. Charles Bagley Sr.Dr. Charles Edward Bagley, Sr., 83, died Thursday evening (Jan. 19, 2017) at Bacon County Hospital.He was a native of Coffee County but lived most of his life in Alma.Dr. Bagley was a retired physician and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Nicholls Baptist Church and was a member of the Medical College of Georgia’s Fellow of American Academy of Family Practitioners.He was the son of the late Richard Benjamin Bagley and Rosie Mary Smith Bagley. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles E. Bagley Jr.He is survived by his wife, Christine Jordan Bagley, of Alma; a daughter, Melissa Bagley, of Alma; a son, Winston Jordan Bagley, of Alma; five grandchildren, Charles Bagley Brown, Robert Jimmy Brown Jr., William Cole Bagley, Caine Carter Bagley and Caleb Jordan Bagley; a sister, Rita Bagley McNorlin, of Jacksonville, Fla.; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.A private graveside service was held Friday at Greenlawn Cemetery with Glynn Moore officiating.In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Allmon Animal Rescue, 2988 Midway Church Road, Blackshear, Ga. 31516.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comMusic Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Willie Grace LeggettWillie Grace Thompson Leggett, 92, died Friday (Jan. 20, 2017) morning at Satilla Care Center following an extended illness.She was a native of Appling County but lived most of her life in Waycross. She was a member of Hebardville United Methodist Church and the Hebardville Sewing Circle.She was the daughter of the late Curtis Thompson and Siller Steedley Thompson. She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Livingston Leggett, and a son, the Rev. Marvin R. Leggett.She is survived by two daughters, Sue Leggett DeArman, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Marilyn Leggett Bladen, of Waycross; a son, Willie H. Leggett, of Blackshear; 17 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.A funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Music Funeral Home.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comMusic Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Clara Mae C. BlalockMERSHON — Clara Mae Chancey Blalock, 85, of Mershon, passed away Friday morning (Jan. 20, 2017) at her residence.Born in Blackshear, April 2, 1931, she lived in Pierce County all of her life. She was a homemaker and was a member of Bristol Baptist Church. She volunteered as a poll worker during elections and will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.She was a daughter of the late Bennon and Addie Mae Durrance Chancey. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Vernon LaVonne Blalock, two daughters, LaVerne Boatright and Diane Jackson, all of her brothers and her sister.Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Teresa (Lon) Sinclair, of Mershon; her son-in-law, Terry Boatright, of Bristol; seven grandchildren, Jay (Stacey) Boatright, Doug (Hannah) Boatright, Dana Melisa Blalock, Donald Jackson, Mitch (Bree) Sinclair, Luke Sinclair, Magnolia Sinclair; seven great-grandchildren, Kaley Brooke Boatright, Hunner Sinclair, Phillip (Kelsey) Horne, Dyona Horne, Joey Oliver, Tiffany Jordan, Timothy Courson; one great-great-grandchild, Phillip Nathaniel Horne Jr.; her caretaker, Jamie Rowland, of Mershon; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at Bristol Baptist Church.Interment will be in the Bristol Cemetery.Visitation will be held this evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Shirley G. SeadrowShirley Godie Seadrow, 81, formerly of Waycross, died Thursday (Jan. 19, 2017) evening at her residence in Tifton.Funeral arrange...

January 7, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ohio as well. After retirement, he also served as a consultant for the Decatur County Landfills.He was a member of the Friendship Lodge 89 F&AM Masonic Lodge in Barnesville, Ohio and the Jesup Kiwanis Club. He was a member of the Blackshear Church of God but had also been attending Shady Grove Baptist Church in Pierce County.He was preceded in death by his father, John Allen Simmons, and his mother and step-father, Roy Eugene and Janet Eileen McCoy Dosson.Survivors include his wife, Frances King Simmons, of Blackshear; two daughters, Rya Janet Simmons, of Palm Bay, Fla., and Keela Ann Fruehling, of Fayetteville, N.C.; six grandchildren, Jake Henthorn and Jaden Leader, both of Palm Bay, Fla., Jordan and Jaxson Leader, both of New Jersey, and Kylie and Bryson Fruehling, both of Fayetteville, N.C.; two sisters, Mary Margaret Corbin (husband, Richard), of Cincinnati, Ohio and Shirley Ann Simmons, of Cleveland, Ohio; a brother, Larry Lee Simmons (wife, Barbara), of Sarasota, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.A funeral will take place Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Blackshear City Cemetery.The family will receive friends Monday at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.The family requests the men of Shady Grove Baptist Church and employees of Republic Services to serve as honorary pallbearers. They are asked to be at the funeral home by 1:40 p.m. Monday.In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501; Blackshear Church of God, 411 W. Carter Ave., Blackshear, Ga. 31516; or Shady Grove Baptist Churc...

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June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Survivors include two sons, Ronny Lynn (wife Mary Ann), of Waycross, and Steven Lynn (wife Anitra), of Barney, four grandchildren, Ashley Strickland (husband Chris), of Jesup, Jamie Ray (husband Michael), of Waycross, Bryon Lynn (wife Tracy), of Thomasville, and Trevis Guy (wife Leslie), of Waverly, 13 grandchildren, a sister, Betty Lynn Bobbitt, of Redondo Beach, Calif., and nieces, nephews and other relatives.Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Calvary Baptist Church, 1622 Gibbs St., Waycross, Ga. 31503.A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.Members of the Senior Men’s Sunday School class of Calvary Baptist Church are asked to gather at the chapel at 2:30 p.m. Sunday to serve as honorary pallbearers.The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at Music Funeral Home.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Floyd Eugene JenkinsFloyd Eugene Jenkins, 59, passed away early Thursday morning (June 1, 2017) after battling a long-term illness.He was born Dec. 6, 1957 to the late Deacon and Deaconess Frank and Lorene Jenkins. He accepted the Lord at an early age and joined St. James Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the Rev. James M. Butler.He received his early education at Pierce County Training School in Patterson. After moving to Waycross, he completed his education at Waycross High School with the graduating class of 1977. He furthered his education at ATI in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., with a diploma in heating and air conditioning.He leaves to mourn his passing, the mother of his children, Neddra Price; three children, Floyd Jenkins Jr., Andre’ Price, Nedra Brown; five grandchildren; a special friend and faithful companion, Linda Bryant; seven siblings to cherish his memory, Cora Bailey, Anne, Janice, Constance Muhammad (Wilber...

January 31, 2017 - WJHnews

Sunday, February 12, 2017

James Ellis “Bo” Lawhorne Sr., and by a granddaughter, Anniston Lawhorne.Survivors include his five sons, Jason (Jessica) Knowlton, of Vicenza, Italy, Johnathan (Cindy) Lawhorne, of Jesup, Justin (Amy) Lawhorne, of Navarre, Fla., Joseph Lawhorne, of Nahunta, and Cotton Lee, of Blackshear; his mother and step-father, Mary Francis (Williamson) and Jerry Knowlton, of Blackshear; two sisters, Kellie Landall and Anna Mangum, both of Blackshear; two brothers, Jeff (Dana) Knowlton, of Brunswick, and Cliff (Leah) Knowlton, of Douglas; his friend and mother of his four youngest sons, Deloris Lee, of Waverly; seven grandchildren, Brady, Garrett, Jett and Evan Knowlton and Abigail, Sarah and James Lawhorne; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.Interment will be in the Enon Cemetery.Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.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.Jeanette C. AltmanJeanette Courson Altman, 68, of Blackshear, passed away Monday (Jan. 30, 2017) at the Baptist Village Nursing Home.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.Joseph F. CapertonJoseph F. Caperton, 77, died Wednesday (Jan. 25, 2017) at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla., from pneumonia.He was born in Logan, W.Va.  He was a former truck driver with Dixie Concrete and also attended Cornerstone Church in Jesup.He was a son of the late Lonnie F. Caperton  and Bertha Robinson Caperton.He is survived by his wife, Edith Caperton, of Waycross, a son, Steven Caperton (wife, Angela), of Jacksonville, Fla., three granddaughters, Amber Lynn Caperton, Brooklyn Maria Caperton and Hannah Nicole Caperton, one grandson, Taylor Caperton, and several nieces and nephews.A funeral was held 11 a.m. Monday at Music Funeral Home Chapel.Burial followed in Hoboken City Cemetery.Pallbearers were Jeffery Dreggors, the Rev. Kevin Fryar, Keith Hendricks, Caleb Morgan, David Newman and John Swinford.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comRalph CavagnaroRalph Cavagnaro, 61, of Waycross, died Monday morning (Jan. 30, 2017) at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Savannah, after a sudden illness.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Miles-Odum Funeral Home.Anaiya E. JournellBLACKSHEAR — The funeral for little Miss Anaiya Elizabeth Journell, 18 months, was held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.Officiating was Elder David Roundtree.Interment was in the Shady Grove Cemetery.Active pallbearers were Virgil Braddock, J.J. Jacobs, Kayla Reynolds and Chris Thigpen.Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Rest well, baby girl.Grady C. ThornhillA funeral for Grady C. Thornhill was held Monday afternoon at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Edward Hurst and the Rev. Virlon Griner officiating.Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery.Pallb...

January 21, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 30, 2017

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, Ga. 31525.Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup is in charge of arrangements.The guestbook is available at www.rinehartandsons.comDr. Charles Bagley Sr.Dr. Charles Edward Bagley, Sr., 83, died Thursday evening (Jan. 19, 2017) at Bacon County Hospital.He was a native of Coffee County but lived most of his life in Alma.Dr. Bagley was a retired physician and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Nicholls Baptist Church and was a member of the Medical College of Georgia’s Fellow of American Academy of Family Practitioners.He was the son of the late Richard Benjamin Bagley and Rosie Mary Smith Bagley. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles E. Bagley Jr.He is survived by his wife, Christine Jordan Bagley, of Alma; a daughter, Melissa Bagley, of Alma; a son, Winston Jordan Bagley, of Alma; five grandchildren, Charles Bagley Brown, Robert Jimmy Brown Jr., William Cole Bagley, Caine Carter Bagley and Caleb Jordan Bagley; a sister, Rita Bagley McNorlin, of Jacksonville, Fla.; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.A private graveside service was held Friday at Greenlawn Cemetery with Glynn Moore officiating.In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Allmon Animal Rescue, 2988 Midway Church Road, Blackshear, Ga. 31516.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comMusic Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Willie Grace LeggettWillie Grace Thompson Leggett, 92, died Friday (Jan. 20, 2017) morning at Satilla Care Center following an extended illness.She was a native of Appling County but lived most of her life in Waycross. She was a member of Hebardville United Methodist Church and the Hebardville Sewing Circle.She was the daughter of the late Curtis Thompson and Siller Steedley Thompson. She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Livingston Leggett, and a son, the Rev. Marvin R. Leggett.She is survived by two daughters, Sue Leggett DeArman, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Marilyn Leggett Bladen, of Waycross; a son, Willie H. Leggett, of Blackshear; 17 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.A funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery.The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Music Funeral Home.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comMusic Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Clara Mae C. BlalockMERSHON — Clara Mae Chancey Blalock, 85, of Mershon, passed away Friday morning (Jan. 20, 2017) at her residence.Born in Blackshear, April 2, 1931, she lived in Pierce County all of her life. She was a homemaker and was a member of Bristol Baptist Church. She volunteered as a poll worker during elections and will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.She was a daughter of the late Bennon and Addie Mae Durrance Chancey. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Vernon LaVonne Blalock, two daughters, LaVerne Boatright and Diane Jackson, all of her brothers and her sister.Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Teresa (Lon) Sinclair, of Mershon; her son-in-law, Terry Boatright, of Bristol; seven grandchildren, Jay (Stacey) Boatright, Doug (Hannah) Boatright, Dana Melisa Blalock, Donald Jackson, Mitch (Bree) Sinclair, Luke Sinclair, Magnolia Sinclair; seven great-grandchildren, Kaley Brooke Boatright, Hunner Sinclair, Phillip (Kelsey) Horne, Dyona Horne, Joey Oliver, Tiffany Jordan, Timothy Courson; one great-great-grandchild, Phillip Nathaniel Horne Jr.; her caretaker, Jamie Rowland, of Mershon; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at Bristol Baptist Church.Interment will be in the Bristol Cemetery.Visitation will be held this evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Shirley G. SeadrowShirley Godie Seadrow, 81, formerly of Waycross, died Thursday (Jan. 19, 2017) evening at her residence in Tifton.Funeral arrange...

January 7, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ohio as well. After retirement, he also served as a consultant for the Decatur County Landfills.He was a member of the Friendship Lodge 89 F&AM Masonic Lodge in Barnesville, Ohio and the Jesup Kiwanis Club. He was a member of the Blackshear Church of God but had also been attending Shady Grove Baptist Church in Pierce County.He was preceded in death by his father, John Allen Simmons, and his mother and step-father, Roy Eugene and Janet Eileen McCoy Dosson.Survivors include his wife, Frances King Simmons, of Blackshear; two daughters, Rya Janet Simmons, of Palm Bay, Fla., and Keela Ann Fruehling, of Fayetteville, N.C.; six grandchildren, Jake Henthorn and Jaden Leader, both of Palm Bay, Fla., Jordan and Jaxson Leader, both of New Jersey, and Kylie and Bryson Fruehling, both of Fayetteville, N.C.; two sisters, Mary Margaret Corbin (husband, Richard), of Cincinnati, Ohio and Shirley Ann Simmons, of Cleveland, Ohio; a brother, Larry Lee Simmons (wife, Barbara), of Sarasota, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.A funeral will take place Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Blackshear City Cemetery.The family will receive friends Monday at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.The family requests the men of Shady Grove Baptist Church and employees of Republic Services to serve as honorary pallbearers. They are asked to be at the funeral home by 1:40 p.m. Monday.In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501; Blackshear Church of God, 411 W. Carter Ave., Blackshear, Ga. 31516; or Shady Grove Baptist Churc...