Obituaries



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Richard Melton Tharpe, Sr.

August 22, 2017

Mr. Richard Melton Tharpe, Sr., age 92, of Attapulgus, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, in Tallahassee, Florida. Services will be held Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m., at Attapulgus Baptist Church. Pastor Jerry Bishop will offici...

Nathan Claude Lowe

Nathan C. Lowe passed away August 9, 2017 at his home in Vada, Georgia, Decatur County (Mt. Pleasant Community) at the age of 92. Nathan was born on September 24, 1925 and lived his whole life on the farm with his parents. For many years, he was a ...

Catherine Anita Christopher (Brown)

Mrs. Catherine Anita Brown Christopher, age 62, passed away August 4, 2017, at her home in Donalsonville, Georgia. No public services will be held. Catherine Anita Brown was born November 16, 1954, in Tampa, Florida, to Thomas J. Brown and Hazel ...

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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. ...