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Chambless Frye Funeral Home

115 Satilla Avenue
Nahunta, GA 31553
(912) 462-5151
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June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

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.

February 16, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, February 20, 2017

Marley Wilson. She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandfather, Cleve Wilson.Survivors include her parents, James Cutshall and Marley Wilson; her maternal grandmother, Suzanne Wilson, of Nahunta; her maternal great-grandmother, Stella Wilson, of Nahunta; her aunts and uncles, Erika Groover (Steven), Waynesville, Scottie Rawlins and Amber West; three cousins, Bryant Groover, Brett Groover and Barrett Groover; and a special aunt, Maxine Morgan, of Nahunta; and several other relatives.A funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Wilson, the Rev. Jerry Johns and Deacon Gerry Szeker officiating.Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service, beginning at 12 p.m. at the church.Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Brett Groover, Bryant Groover, Barrett Groover and James Cutshall.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Erika Groover, 349 Scott Road, Waynesville, Ga. 31566, to help with funeral expenses.Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.comRuby Kate DarleyRuby Kate Darley, 78, died Wednesday morning (Feb. 15, 2017) at her residence following an extended illness.She was born in Coffee County and had resided in Waycross most of her life. She was a former carpet mill inspector for Dalton Carpet.She was a daughter of the late John W. Stapleton Sr. and Alma Luel Powell Stapleton. She was married to the late Dewey Jesse Darley.She was also preceded in death by a son, Mitchell Darley, a daughter, Linda Sizemore, and a sister, Mary Frances Steverson.She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Taylor (Andy), of Waycross; a son, Dewayne Darley (Judy), of Rossville; 11 grandchildren, Nick Mitchell (Mandy), Kelly Mercer, Joanna Summy, Robert Summy, Daniel Corbitt, Ashley Corbitt, Wendy Varnadore, Joe Edge, Christy Darley, Casey Darley, Brandy Sizemore; several great-grandchildren; a brother, John “Junior” Stapleton (Wanda), of Millwood; and numerous nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery.The family will be receiving friends this evening at the funeral home from 6 until 8 o’clock.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comJanice E. ThompsonJanice E. Thompson, 62, died Wednesday night (Feb. 15, 2017) at Mayo Clinic Health System.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.Carl ‘Doodle’ MusgroveCarl Edwin “Doodle” Musgrove, 80, died Wednesday evening (Feb. 15, 2017) from injuries received in an automobile accident.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.Delorese Conner LeeA funeral for Delorese Conner Lee took place Wednesday morning in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Alvin Johnson and Elder Lewis Mixon officiating.Burial was in High Bluff Cemetery.Serving as pallbearers were Trevor East, Bryant Lee, Logan Lee, Spencer Lee, David Morgan and Brooks Strickland.Vivian Sears WhiteA funeral for Vivian Sears White was held Wednesday afternoon at Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Lloyd officiating.Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.Pallbearers were Carl Mathis, Dustin Mathis, Jacob Mathis, Brian Smith, Kelly Thompson, Perry Thompson and Ray Thompson.Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

January 31, 2017 - WJHnews

Sunday, February 12, 2017

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.Pallbearers were Wesley Crews, Buddy Davis, Andy Hickox, Lamar Hickox, Bill Lambert and David Moody.Music Funeral Home was in charge of arran...

January 7, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 23, 2017

Fender Hickox Kirkland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela (Don) Harris, of Sharpsburg, Tonya (Kevin) Sharpe, of Blackshear; a son and daughter-in-law, James Michael “Mike” (Cheryl) Kirkland, of Nahunta; two step-daughters, Patricia Ann White, of Waycross, Sandra (David) Bold, of Opelika, Ala.; a step-son, Kyle Hiers, of Waycross; two brothers, Charles (Peggy) Kirkland, of Blackshear, and Junior (Thelma) Kirkland, of Blackshear; 11 grandchildren, Chris Kirkland, Brandon Kirkland, Sheila Bragg, Steve Bragg, Katelynn Raulerson, Aleya Moss, Aldree Norman, Alston Norman, Ethan Norman, Kalub Norman, Emma Norman; five step-grandchildren, Brad Pearson, Jessica Young, Jarred White, Shawn Hickox, Chris Goodman; seven great-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.Interment will be in the Enon Cemetery.Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Nellie Faye GilleyNellie Faye Gilley, 74, died Thursday (Jan. 5, 2017) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross after an extend illness.She was a native of Fulton County and former resident of Henry County, but resided in Waycross since 1990. She retired as a housekeeper from Holiday Inn in Jonesboro. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church in Waycross.She was preceded in death by her parents, Jasper Newton Powell and Renee Mell Teal Bennett, her husband, Bobby Joe Gilley, and her siblings.Survivors include her son, Alvin K. Wilson Jr. (wife, Karen), of Decatur, Ala., step-father, William Bennett, of Waycross, brother-in-law, Rufe Thrift, of Waycross, and numerous nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held 10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 13) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.The family will receive friends 9 until 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.A graveside service will be held 4 p.m. Friday (Jan. 13) at Cedar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Winder.Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comJames Alton Howell Jr.James Alton Howell Jr., 87, died Thursday afternoon (Jan. 5, 2017) at his residence in Hephzibah after an extended illness.He was born in Rockingham, Ga., to the late James Alton Howell Sr. and Vera Fowler Howell. A United States Air Force World War II veteran, he retired from CSX Railroad as a machinist after 42 1/2 years. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frankie Lewis Howell, one brother, Robert Howell, and one sister, Betty Houston.Survivors include two sons, James A. Howell III (Brandi), and Tony Howell (Wanda), both of Hephzibah, two grandchildren, Robert Sanford Howell Sr. (Chelsea) and Brittany Williams, two great-grandchildren, R.J. and A.J. Howell, two sisters, Iris Perkins, of Millington, Tenn., and Edna Collins, of Blackshear, and several nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Ben James Cemetery in Pierce County.The family will receive friends 1:45 until 2:45 p.m. Sunday at the church.Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com...

July 26, 2016 - WJHnews

Monday, August 01, 2016

Clark, 79, of Blackshear, passed away Monday afternoon (July 25, 2016) at his residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.Nancy J. McDonaldNAHUNTA — Nancy “Sweet Mama” Jewel Proctor McDonald, 80, of Nahunta, passed away Sunday (July 24, 2016) at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Waycross, she was the daughter of John Royce Proctor and Mary Lucille Johns Proctor. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Melvin McDonald, her son, Jerles B. Lilly, and her daughter, Nancy Gail Lilly.She worked many years as a security guard for International Auto Port (IAP). She was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and enjoyed quilting and singing. She loved to sing with the Monday Night Singers.Survivors include her grandson and his wife, Colin Lilly (Sonyia), of Rockwall, Texas; her three other grandchildren, Jerry, John and Shane Lilly; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Royce Hubert Proctor (Iona), of Brunswick, James Kicie Proctor (Paula), of Portland, Ore.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Iris P. Sloan (Robert), of Hortense, and Kate P. Manor (Bicknell), of Hickox; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.Visitation will be held this evening starting at 6 o’clock at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.A funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Johns and Bicknell Manor officiating.Burial will follow in Mars Hill Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Lee O’Berry, Jamie O’Berry, Royce Proctor, Ben Proctor, John Proctor and Eddie Alligood.Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Joy Sunday School Class of Southside Baptist, Gems for Jesus Quilting Group and Virginia Lynn.Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.comChristopher J. BarcombA memorial service for Christopher Joseph Barcomb was held Sunday afternoon at Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel with John Barcomb, Kim Son Hwa, Michelle Jensen and Danielle Jane Barcomb speaking.Military honors were provided by the Moody Air Force Base Honor Guard.Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

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.

February 16, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, February 20, 2017

Marley Wilson. She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandfather, Cleve Wilson.Survivors include her parents, James Cutshall and Marley Wilson; her maternal grandmother, Suzanne Wilson, of Nahunta; her maternal great-grandmother, Stella Wilson, of Nahunta; her aunts and uncles, Erika Groover (Steven), Waynesville, Scottie Rawlins and Amber West; three cousins, Bryant Groover, Brett Groover and Barrett Groover; and a special aunt, Maxine Morgan, of Nahunta; and several other relatives.A funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Wilson, the Rev. Jerry Johns and Deacon Gerry Szeker officiating.Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service, beginning at 12 p.m. at the church.Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Brett Groover, Bryant Groover, Barrett Groover and James Cutshall.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Erika Groover, 349 Scott Road, Waynesville, Ga. 31566, to help with funeral expenses.Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.comRuby Kate DarleyRuby Kate Darley, 78, died Wednesday morning (Feb. 15, 2017) at her residence following an extended illness.She was born in Coffee County and had resided in Waycross most of her life. She was a former carpet mill inspector for Dalton Carpet.She was a daughter of the late John W. Stapleton Sr. and Alma Luel Powell Stapleton. She was married to the late Dewey Jesse Darley.She was also preceded in death by a son, Mitchell Darley, a daughter, Linda Sizemore, and a sister, Mary Frances Steverson.She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Taylor (Andy), of Waycross; a son, Dewayne Darley (Judy), of Rossville; 11 grandchildren, Nick Mitchell (Mandy), Kelly Mercer, Joanna Summy, Robert Summy, Daniel Corbitt, Ashley Corbitt, Wendy Varnadore, Joe Edge, Christy Darley, Casey Darley, Brandy Sizemore; several great-grandchildren; a brother, John “Junior” Stapleton (Wanda), of Millwood; and numerous nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery.The family will be receiving friends this evening at the funeral home from 6 until 8 o’clock.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comJanice E. ThompsonJanice E. Thompson, 62, died Wednesday night (Feb. 15, 2017) at Mayo Clinic Health System.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.Carl ‘Doodle’ MusgroveCarl Edwin “Doodle” Musgrove, 80, died Wednesday evening (Feb. 15, 2017) from injuries received in an automobile accident.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.Delorese Conner LeeA funeral for Delorese Conner Lee took place Wednesday morning in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Alvin Johnson and Elder Lewis Mixon officiating.Burial was in High Bluff Cemetery.Serving as pallbearers were Trevor East, Bryant Lee, Logan Lee, Spencer Lee, David Morgan and Brooks Strickland.Vivian Sears WhiteA funeral for Vivian Sears White was held Wednesday afternoon at Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Lloyd officiating.Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.Pallbearers were Carl Mathis, Dustin Mathis, Jacob Mathis, Brian Smith, Kelly Thompson, Perry Thompson and Ray Thompson.Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

January 31, 2017 - WJHnews

Sunday, February 12, 2017

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.Pallbearers were Wesley Crews, Buddy Davis, Andy Hickox, Lamar Hickox, Bill Lambert and David Moody.Music Funeral Home was in charge of arran...

January 7, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 23, 2017

Fender Hickox Kirkland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela (Don) Harris, of Sharpsburg, Tonya (Kevin) Sharpe, of Blackshear; a son and daughter-in-law, James Michael “Mike” (Cheryl) Kirkland, of Nahunta; two step-daughters, Patricia Ann White, of Waycross, Sandra (David) Bold, of Opelika, Ala.; a step-son, Kyle Hiers, of Waycross; two brothers, Charles (Peggy) Kirkland, of Blackshear, and Junior (Thelma) Kirkland, of Blackshear; 11 grandchildren, Chris Kirkland, Brandon Kirkland, Sheila Bragg, Steve Bragg, Katelynn Raulerson, Aleya Moss, Aldree Norman, Alston Norman, Ethan Norman, Kalub Norman, Emma Norman; five step-grandchildren, Brad Pearson, Jessica Young, Jarred White, Shawn Hickox, Chris Goodman; seven great-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.Interment will be in the Enon Cemetery.Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Nellie Faye GilleyNellie Faye Gilley, 74, died Thursday (Jan. 5, 2017) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross after an extend illness.She was a native of Fulton County and former resident of Henry County, but resided in Waycross since 1990. She retired as a housekeeper from Holiday Inn in Jonesboro. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church in Waycross.She was preceded in death by her parents, Jasper Newton Powell and Renee Mell Teal Bennett, her husband, Bobby Joe Gilley, and her siblings.Survivors include her son, Alvin K. Wilson Jr. (wife, Karen), of Decatur, Ala., step-father, William Bennett, of Waycross, brother-in-law, Rufe Thrift, of Waycross, and numerous nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held 10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 13) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.The family will receive friends 9 until 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.A graveside service will be held 4 p.m. Friday (Jan. 13) at Cedar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Winder.Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comJames Alton Howell Jr.James Alton Howell Jr., 87, died Thursday afternoon (Jan. 5, 2017) at his residence in Hephzibah after an extended illness.He was born in Rockingham, Ga., to the late James Alton Howell Sr. and Vera Fowler Howell. A United States Air Force World War II veteran, he retired from CSX Railroad as a machinist after 42 1/2 years. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frankie Lewis Howell, one brother, Robert Howell, and one sister, Betty Houston.Survivors include two sons, James A. Howell III (Brandi), and Tony Howell (Wanda), both of Hephzibah, two grandchildren, Robert Sanford Howell Sr. (Chelsea) and Brittany Williams, two great-grandchildren, R.J. and A.J. Howell, two sisters, Iris Perkins, of Millington, Tenn., and Edna Collins, of Blackshear, and several nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Ben James Cemetery in Pierce County.The family will receive friends 1:45 until 2:45 p.m. Sunday at the church.Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com...

July 26, 2016 - WJHnews

Monday, August 01, 2016

Clark, 79, of Blackshear, passed away Monday afternoon (July 25, 2016) at his residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.Nancy J. McDonaldNAHUNTA — Nancy “Sweet Mama” Jewel Proctor McDonald, 80, of Nahunta, passed away Sunday (July 24, 2016) at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Waycross, she was the daughter of John Royce Proctor and Mary Lucille Johns Proctor. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Melvin McDonald, her son, Jerles B. Lilly, and her daughter, Nancy Gail Lilly.She worked many years as a security guard for International Auto Port (IAP). She was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and enjoyed quilting and singing. She loved to sing with the Monday Night Singers.Survivors include her grandson and his wife, Colin Lilly (Sonyia), of Rockwall, Texas; her three other grandchildren, Jerry, John and Shane Lilly; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Royce Hubert Proctor (Iona), of Brunswick, James Kicie Proctor (Paula), of Portland, Ore.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Iris P. Sloan (Robert), of Hortense, and Kate P. Manor (Bicknell), of Hickox; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.Visitation will be held this evening starting at 6 o’clock at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.A funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Johns and Bicknell Manor officiating.Burial will follow in Mars Hill Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Lee O’Berry, Jamie O’Berry, Royce Proctor, Ben Proctor, John Proctor and Eddie Alligood.Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Joy Sunday School Class of Southside Baptist, Gems for Jesus Quilting Group and Virginia Lynn.Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.comChristopher J. BarcombA memorial service for Christopher Joseph Barcomb was held Sunday afternoon at Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel with John Barcomb, Kim Son Hwa, Michelle Jensen and Danielle Jane Barcomb speaking.Military honors were provided by the Moody Air Force Base Honor Guard.Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.