Mildred P. Crosby
October 6, 2014 - July 24, 2014

Mildred P. Crosby

Montrose – Mrs. Mildred P. Crosby, 85, passed away July 24, 2014 at her residence. Graveside services will be held today Saturday July 26, 2014 at 11 am in Dublin Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10:30 – 11am at the graveside before the service. Elder Franklin Bryant, Rev. Todd Shearin and Elder Spencer Fussell will be officiating.

Mrs. Crosby was born in Bleckley County to the late JW Pickron and Josie Bell Cosby Pickron. She was the widow of the late Marvin A. Powell and M.J. Crosby. Mrs. Crosby was also preceded n death by her brother Bo Pickron and sister Frances Pickron Payne. She was a active member of Bay Springs Primitive Baptist Church for 58 years and was a retired bookkeeper for Hogan-Scarborough Cabinet Company in Dudley, GA. Mrs. Crosby will be remembered as a good cook and loving to spend time with her family.

Survivors include her daughter Pamela P. Fulford (Mike Stewart); grandchildren Mitch Fulford (Erika) and Mitzi Fulford Rogers; great grandchildren, Carlie Fulford, Callie Rogers, Marvin Lee Fulford and Grimsley Fulford

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601

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Joyce Bailey Faulk
September 13, 1937 - July 2, 2014

Joyce Bailey Faulk

Jeffersonville – Mrs. Joyce Bailey Faulk, 76, passed away July 2, 2014 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held 11am Saturday July 5, 2014 in the Jeffersonville Church of God. Interment will follow in New Richland Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Bob Powell and Rev. Gary Walker will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Friday evening at Reece Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.

Mrs. Faulk was born in Macon to the late AC Bailey and Louise Quarles Bailey, and was preceded in death by her daughter Becky Faulk Akins. She was retired from the Social Security Administration and the Twiggs County Library. Mrs. Faulk was also a member of Jeffersonville Church of God.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, John C. “Straw” Faulk, Sr. Son, John C. “Buddy”(Traci) Faulk, Jr., Two sisters, Linda Ring and Teresa Leach; Grandchildren, Mandy Akins McGee, Nikki Faulk Floyd, Kayla Faulk Nobles and Austin Faulk, and eight great grandchildren.

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Virginia Sangster Hay
August 6, 1932 - June 8, 2014

Macon – Virginia Sangster Hay, 81, passed away June 8, 2014. Memorial Services will be held June 21, 2014 at 2pm at Friendship Baptist Church in Twiggs County. Interment will be private. Rev. Charles Carter will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Hay was born in Twiggs County to the late Earl and Georgia Irene Thompson Sangster. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Buddy and Preacher Sangster, two sisters Thelma Sangster and Earlene Leatherwood, one daughter, Gail Heath, two grandsons Thomas Heath and Jesse McWilliams and one son-in-law Nicki McWilliams.

Mrs. Hay is survived by her husband of 49 years JW Hay. Five daughters, Diane Guthrie (Doug), Jean Peacock (Eddie), Margie Talbert (Trace), Nugie Fowler, and Janice McWilliams. Brothers, David Sangster (Jewel), Lenard Sangster (Elizabeth), and Frank Sangster. Sister, Caroline Sangster. 14 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren. A host of other relative also survive her.

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Shirley Ann Fountain Hopper
May 27, 1938 - June 10, 2014

Macon – Shirley Ann Fountain Hopper, 76, passed away June 10, 2014.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday June 14, 2014 at 2 pm in Friendship Baptist Church in Twiggs County. The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm before the service at the church. Rev. Charles Carter will be officiating.

Mrs. Hopper was born in Cadwell, GA to the late WB Fountain and Marie Pitts Fountain. She was retired from the produce department at the Farmers Market and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Mrs. Hopper is survived by her husband of 20 years W.H. Hopper; three sons, Billy Hopper, Bobby Hopper, and Eddie Hopper; one brother, Chuck Fountain; one sister, Nell Horne; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren; five nieces and one nephew; and her faithful dog, Little Bit.

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Mary Laverne McCook
August 15, 1931 - June 7, 2014

Macon – Mary Laverne McCook passed away June 7, 2014 in a local hospital.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday June 11, 2014 at 2 pm in Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Tuesday June 10 at the funeral home.

Mrs. McCook was the daughter of the late Clarence Eugene Sheffield and Helen Lucille Moore. She was preceded in death by her son David Michael McCook. She was a Primitive Baptist and was retired from Goodwill Nursing Home.

Survivors include her daughter, Cherylene McCook Holston of Ellijay, GA, brothers Johnny K. Sheffield (Joann) of Macon, sisters, Eleanor Williams (Ray) of Blairsville, GA and Lucille Mathews of Jacksonville, FL, four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

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Herman (Hot Rod) Sims
- May 8, 2014
Macon – Herman Sims passed away May 8, 2014 in a local hospital. Graveside services will be held 11:00 am Saturday May 10, 2014 in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Twiggs County. Rev. Ralph Martin will be officiating.

Hot Rod was born in Macon, GA to the late William Reid Sims and Leona Bennett Sims. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Dry Branch, GA. Hot Rod was also retired from Engelhard Kaolin, and was a loving husband, father and grandfather that will be missed dearly. He is preceded in death by his brothers Dan Sims and Jordan Sims and sister Barbara Bryant.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years Mae Martin Sims of Gordon; son Benjie Sims of Gordon, daughter, Mystie (Lee) Hampton of Macon, brother, Reid Sims of Gordon; sisters, Gloria Floyd and Glenda Fountain, grandchildren, Hunter, Anna, and Jamie Sims, Caelin and Ally Hampton, brother in law Rev. Ralph Martin and several special nieces and nephews.

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Admiral Dewey McDaniel, Jr.
March 28, 1929 - May 11, 2014
Admiral Dewey McDaniel, Jr. passed away May 11, 2014. Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Tuesday May 13, 2014 in the chapel of Reece Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2pm until 3pm before the funeral.

Mr. McDaniel was the son of the late Admiral Dewey McDaniel, Sr. and Mabel McDaniel. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of Danville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his brother Carl McDaniel.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years Ruth Fowler McDaniel, sons, Arthur Leon Hasty, Ricky Hasty (Robin), and Danny McDaniel, daughters, Pete Hasty Floyd, JoAnn Howell(Douglas), Diane Thompson, Shirley Wade, Betty Jean Wilson, and Patricia McDaniel, sister, Betty McDaniel; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, nephew Jerry Cummbss and many more nieces and nephews.

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Claud Melvin Jones
September 29, 1924 - April 13, 2014
Orange Park, FL- Claude Melvin Jones passed away April 13, 2014. A graveside memorial service will be held 11:30 am Monday April 28, 2014 in the Jeffersonville City Cemetery. Rev. Steve Hamrick will be officiating.

Mr. Jones was born September 29, 1924 to the late John L. and Mary Methvin Jones, he was also preceded in death by a brother William Joseph Jones. He was born and raised in Jeffersonville, GA. He has lived in Jacksonville, FL, Lake Sinclair, and had lived in Greencove Spings, FL for the past six years. He was a member of Middleburg Baptist Church n Middleburg, FL. Survivors include his daughters, Elizabeth Ann Jones, Mary Helen Griffis, and Claudia Hanson, brother, Clifton Jones,four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

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Margaret H. Slaton
May 16, 1923 - May 2, 2014
Funeral services for Margaret Howell Slaton, age 90, will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Monday, May 5, 2014 in the Chapel of Reece Funeral Home, with interment to follow at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery. Rev. Sam Collins will officiate.

Mrs. Slaton was born on May 16, 1923 in Bleckley County, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Wright and Velma Sanders Howell. She was also preceded in death by her two husbands, Matthew Gee Floyd, and Leonard Paul Slaton, a brother, Leonard Howell, a sister, Verna Pope, and a grandson, Terry Floyd. She was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Slaton passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Serenity Place in Dublin.

Mrs. Slaton is survived by her 3 sons, Donald (Brenda) Floyd of Jeffersonville, Larry (Pat) Floyd of Jeffersonville, and Wendell (Rose Ann) Floyd of Jeffersonville, a daughter, Juanita Austin of Jeffersonville, 2 brothers, Ralph Howell of Haddock, and Dyerl Howell of Louisville, NC, a sister, Lou Staples of Macon, 10 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.

Mrs. Slatons grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 3:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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Larry Lee Mercer
February 22, 1953 - April 21, 2014
arry Lee Mercer April 25, 1939 - April 21, 2014 Larry Lee Mercer, 74, passed away April 21, 2014.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Wednesday April 23, 2014 at Stone Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Stone Creek Baptist Cemetery. Rev. Mark Grinsted, Rev. Jason Mercer and Dr. Donnie Sutton will be officiating.

The family will receive friends from 9:45 am till service time at the church prior to the funeral service.

Mr. Mercer was born in Macon to the late Charles C. Mercer, Sr. and Martha Capps Mercer. He was a retired pest control technician, and a member of Stone Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Judy Mercer of Dry Branch, two sons, Jason and Lyndoll Mercer of Dry Branch and Brandon and Molly Mercer of Macon, one brother, Wayne Mercer of Dry Branch, two grandchildren, Brett Mercer and Caroline Mercer, two nieces and one nephew.

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James B. (JB) Pierce
September 11, 1931 - March 19, 2014
James B. (JB) Pierce passed away March 19, 2014. Funeral services will be held 4:00 pm Friday March 21, 2014 in the chapel of Reece Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, GA. Interment will follow in Pleasant Plains Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Steve Hamrick and Elder Franklin Bryant will officiate. The family will have visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Mr. Pierce was born in Wilkinson County to the late Vivian and Alma Wynn Pierce. He was a retired Machinist for Pabst Brewery, and served his country in the United State Army. Survivors include his wife of nearly 60 years Elizabeth Knight Pierce of Danville; son, James D. Pierce (Donna) of Jeffersonville; daughter, Lynne Pierce of Danville; son, Farrell Pierce (Keysha) of Milledgeville; sister, Viva Stubbs of Irwinton; brother, Tom Pierce of Gordon; sister Minnie Estelle “Zit” of Thomaston; grandchildren, Clay Lavender (Jessie), Candace Gibson (Michael), Rachel Payne, Elizabeth Tyre, and Silas Pierce; great grandchildren, Madison, Kinley, and Emma Kate Lavender. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Pleasant Plains Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, Pleasant Plains Church Rd. Danville, GA 31017. Visit www.reecefuneralhomeinc.com to express tributes. Reece Funeral Home in Jeffersonville has charge of arrangements.

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Gerald James Fellows
September 13, 1955 - February 24, 2014

Gerald James Fellows

DRY BRANCH – Gerald James Fellows, 58, of Jeffersonville Rd., passed away Monday in Macon.

Services will be held Saturday March 1, 2014 11:00AM at Bridges of Hope and Restoration Church. Pastor Loretta Faulk and Rev Tommy Abney will officiate.

Mr. Fellows was born in Macon, GA, the son of the late James Fellows and Annie Laverne Pinnell . He was preceded in death by his Sisters Shirley Dianne Fellows and Peggy Hartley. Mr. Fellows was a former Welder with Bibb Steel.

Survivors include his Children, Keri Lynn Hall and Sherry Ann Smith. Sister, Janet Boroff and Betty Abney. Several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers donation may be mailed to P.O. Box 6, Jeffersonville, GA 31044

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Vonette Young Fordham
June 8, 1961 - February 22, 2014

Vonette Young Fordham

DRY BRANCH – Vonette Young Fordham, 52, of Riggins Mill Rd., passed away Saturday in Macon.

Services will be held Tuesday February 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM in Stone Creek Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Dr. Mark Grinstead will officiate.

Mrs. Fordham was born in Broxton, GA the daughter of the late Grady and Patricia Lyons Young. She was a Homemaker and a member of Stone Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her Husband, Travis Fordham. Sons, Lee Little, and Chad Little. Daughter in Law, Christy Little. Grandsons, Micah Little, Jayden Little, and Landon Little. Mother in Law, Lillian Kitchens.

The family will receive friends from 12:30PM until 2:00PM Tuesday before the service in Stone Creek Baptist Church.

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Clara Rowell Turman
November 21 - February 10, 2014

Clara Rowell Turman

COCHRAN – Clara Rowell Turman, 88, passed away Monday February 10, 2014.

Services will be held Friday February 14, 2014 at 3:00PM at Elsharath Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pastor Todd Shearin will officiate.

Mrs. Turman was born in Roberta, Georgia on November 21, 1925, the daughter of the late James and Dora Rowell. She was preceded in death by her husband James Turman, in 2010. She was a longtime member of TOPS Club, achieving and maintaining KOPS status for 44 years and serving as a Georgia state Coordinator from 1977 until her retirement in 2002.

Mrs. Turman is survived by her brother Donnie (Dorothy) Rowell. Daughter Julie (Rich) Sentz. Son Tommy (Rose) Turman. Grandchildren, Scott (Melissa) Turman, Trenee (Chris) Boyd, Stacy (Jeremy) Fix, Tiffany (Allan) Jordan. Great grandchildren, Gracie Fix, Raymond Fix, Tori Gilliard, Jason Jordan, Rachel Turman, Bianca Turman, Sara Boyd, Isabella Boyd, and Nora Boyd.

Visitation will be held at 2:00PM on Friday prior to the service at Elsharath Baptist Church

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John Brady Floyd, Sr.
April 21, 1917 - February 8, 2014

John Brady Floyd, Sr.

JEFFERSONVILLE - John Brady Floyd, Sr., 96, of Bullard Rd., passed away Saturday in Perry.

Services will be held Tuesday February 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM in Prospect United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rev. Sam Collins, Rev. Larry Giles, and Rev. Charles Carter will officiate.

Mr. Floyd was born in Twiggs County, the son of the late Zack and Hattie (Sauls) Floyd. He was the widower of the late Hester Kate Cannon Floyd, and was preceded in death by his son John B. (Johnny) Floyd, Jr., his Sisters, Viola F. Hill and Frances F. Gallemore, and by his Brother, Albert Floyd. Mr. Brady was a Veteran of the Georgia State Guard and was a retired Timber Cruiser with Griffin Proctor Lumber Company. He was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his Daughter, Linda Kate (Larry) Farmer, Son Charlie Zack (Janice) Floyd. Daughter in Law Linda C. Floyd. Eight Grandchildren, Twelve Great Grandchildren, and One Great Great Granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 Monday in the funeral home.

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Ernest Ralph (Ernie) Hasty
March 17, 1957 - January 18, 2014

Ernest Ralph “Ernie” Hasty

DANVILLE – Ernest Ralph “Ernie” Hasty, 56, passed away Saturday January 18, 2014 in Macon.

Services will be held Monday January 20, 2014 at 7:00PM in Reece Funeral Home. Elder Franklin Bryant and Rev. Sam Collins will officiate.

Mr. Hasty was born in Macon, GA the son of the late Ralph Hasty. He was preceded in death by his Brother Jeff Hasty and his Sister, Dawn Y. Clark. “Ernie” was a self employed Carpenter.

Survivors include his Companion, Tonya Rickerson, His Son, Josh (Lori) Hasty. Granddaughter Sophie Hasty. Mother, Ernestine Bowden, Sister Penny H. Sanders and Brother James Hasty. Several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 before the services in the funeral home.

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Martha Dixon Helton
August 19, 1913 - January 11, 2014

Martha Dixon Helton

DANVILLE - Martha Dixon Helton, 100, passed away Saturday in Dublin.

Services will be held at 11:00AM, Wednesday January 15, 2014, in the Allentown United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Dublin Memorial Gardens. Rev. Billy Wicker and Rev. Jeff Alligood will officiate.

Mrs. Helton was born in Whigham (Grady County), GA, the daughter of the late Byron and Mary Dixon of Climax, GA. She was the widow of the late Forrest Helton, and was preceded in death by two Brothers, W. Hunter Dixon and Byron Alfred Dixon. Miss Martha was a member of the Allentown United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years, and was an active member UMW. She attended Georgia College in Milledgeville and was a retired School Teacher for 42 years, and was a member of the Retired Teachers Association.

Survivors include her Sister, Mary D. Craigmiles of Beaumont, TX, and Sister-in-Law, Zena P. Dixon of Thomasville, GA. Many Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 Tuesday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Allentown United Methodist Church or the Danville United Methodist Church or to the donors favorite charity.

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Francis Joseph (Frankie) Greco, Jr.
January 10, 1967 - November 30, 2013

Francis Joseph (Frankie) Greco, Jr.

JEFFERSONVILLE – Francis Joseph “Frankie” Greco, Jr., 46 of MLKJr. Dr., passed away Saturday at his residence.

Services will be held Friday December 6, 2013 at 11:00AM in Reece Funeral Home. Rev. Billy Wicker will officiate.

Mr. Greco, was born in Newark, New York the son of the late Francis Joseph Greco, Sr. He was preceded in death by his Sister Susan Greco Burke. Frankie was a self employed Mechanic.

Survivors include his Mother and Step-Father, Lois B. Baldree and Jimmy Baldree. Sister Linda (Gary) Stowell. Nephew Collin Stowell, and Niece Lindsey Stowell.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 Friday before the service in the funeral home.

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