Obituaries



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John Wayne Willis, Jr.

July 21, 2017

Mr. John Wayne Willis, Jr., age 65, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at his home in Bainbridge, Georgia. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 21, 2017, in Greenshade Cemetery. The Rev. David Grubbs will be officiating. ...

Mildred Jean Wakeland

Mrs. Mildred Jean Wakeland, age 83, passed away early Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at her home in Bainbridge, Georgia. Mildred was born January 4, 1934 in Iowa City, Iowa. She grew up in Washington, Iowa, living mostly with her grandmother, Ethel....

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Samuel Chatman Tant

July 14, 2017

Mr. Samuel Chatman Tant, age 88, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Cape Coral, Florida. A graveside service will be held Friday, July 14, 2017, 2:00 pm, in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Georgia. Friends and family will gather at the Cadwell C...

Elizabeth (Liz) Burris (Atkinson)

July 6, 2017

Mrs. Elizabeth (Liz) Atkinson Burris, age 83, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017, at her home in Bainbridge, Georgia. Services for Mrs. Burris will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Blackjack Baptist Church. The Rev. Bill McCamon and Rev...

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Willie Atwood Lane

June 27, 2017

Mr. Willie Atwood Lane, age 95, of Cairo, Georgia, passed away June 23, 2017, just one week short of his 96th birthday, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home, Donalsonville, Georgia. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Ea...

Cheri Earp (Wilson)

June 23, 2017

Mrs. Cheri Wilson Earp, age 53, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at her home in Brinson, Georgia. Services for Mrs. Earp will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 23, at Brinson Baptist Church in Brinson, Georgia. The Rev. Dewitt Phillips and Rev....

Billy White, Jr.

Mr. Billy White, Jr., age 72, passed away early on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Billy White, Jr. was born July 12, 1944 in Grady County, Georgia. His parents, Billie Marcel White and Reba Mae Sadler White Blackston have both preceded him in death. ...

William Earl Vickers

Mr. William Earl Vickers, age 72, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge, Georgia. William Earl Vickers, and his twin sister, Martha Pearl, were born October 31, 1945, in Winter Haven, Florida, to William Hatcher ...

Billy Jarritt Weste

June 17, 2017

Mr. Billy Jarritt Weste, age 55, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at his home in Bainbridge, Georgia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 17, at the Bainbridge Church of God. Pastor Ryan Carns will officiate. Bi...

Colin (Skeet) Chesley Clark

June 7, 2017

Mr. Colin (Skeet) Chesley Clark, age 87, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017, at Miller County Hospital, in Colquitt, Georgia. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 7, in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, Georgia. The Rev. Rawleigh ...