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Mrs. Sue Lee

March 14, 2014
Mrs. Carol Sue Lee, 67, of Thomasville, died Monday, March 10, at her residence. Born Sept. 9, 1946 in Bainbridge, Ga., she was the daughter of John William Howell and Bertie Whiddon Howell. A homemaker, she lived in Thomasville for the past 13 years and served in many United Methodist parishes in Southwest Georgia including seven years in Americus while her husband, Rev. Virgil Lee, served as District Superintendent. She was most recently a member of Thomasville First United Methodist Church, ...

Carolyn Wynell "Nell" Aycock

January 18, 2014
Mrs. Nell Aycock, 77, of Colquitt, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Americus. Mrs. Aycock was a homemaker and a member of Colquitt United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Rev. James D. Aycock, Jr. of Colquitt; two sons, Tommy (Vicki) Bradford of Columbus and David (Lisa Brady) Bradford of West Palm Beach, Fla.; one daughter, Sharon B. (Brooks) Lowe of Oviedo, Fla.; four grandchildren, Brad Lowe, Rob Lowe, Krista Bradford, and Dalton Bradford; one ...

Rev. Charles "Buddy" Conway, Jr.

January 18, 2014
Rev. Charles Clifton “Buddy” Conway, Jr., 77, of Hawkinsville, entered into the presence of his Lord on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon. “Buddy” was born Dec. 19, 1936 in Savannah to the late Charles C. Sr. & Mary Earl Lee Conway. His precious granddaughter, Anna Marie Conway, 16, also predeceased him. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1954; Brewton Parker College, Mount Vernon, Ga., 1961; Mercer University, Macon, 1963; and received his Master of Divinity degree ...

Rev. Marshall Strickland

January 18, 2014
Rev. Marshall Brugler Strickland, 88, of Nahunta, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at his residence after an extended illness. Born in Nahunta, his parents were Joseph Barnwell "Barney" and Sarah Juanita Brugler Strickland. He is also preceded in death by a daughter, Edith Carole Strickland Sheffield, and two brothers, James Rogers Strickland and Joseph Lewis Strickland. Rev. Strickland married Vera Higginbotham on July 9, 1950, and received a Bachelor of Theology in 1952 at Southern Baptist ...

Rev. Harry Brazell

December 31, 2013
Rev. Harry Brazell died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah. He was born March 28, 1935 at Langdale, Ala. to Lewis and Hazel Brazell. He served in the Coast Guard for four years on the Sabin Point Lighthouse in Rhode Island and aboard the Relief Light Ship out of Cape Cod. Harry received a Bachelor degree from Mercer University and a Master of Theology degree from Columbia Theological Seminary. He served as a gospel minister for 43 years, retiring from the South Georgia ...

Rev. Reece Turrentine

December 31, 2013
Rev. Reece Turrentine passed away on Dec. 21, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Eleanor “Onie” Turrentine, their children Michael Turrentine and Linda Turrentine, and many beloved nieces and nephews. Reece was an outstanding figure in every phase of his life; he touched so many with so much. Reece graduated from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, in 1954, was ordained, and started his ministry. For 41 years, he and his family served the Methodist Church from ...

Dr. Gilbert L. Ramsey

December 10, 2013
Dr. Gilbert L. Ramsey, a long-time Methodist minister, died at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Dr. Ramsey was born on Jan. 19, 1928. His parents were the Rev. Gilbert G. Ramsey and Mamie Ramsey. He is survived by his wife, Frances; a sister, Mrs. John Thomason of Watkinsville, GA; a daughter, Mrs. Pam Hatch and her husband, Jay Hatch, of Washington, D.C.; a son, Dr. Lee Ramsey and his wife, Mary Leslie Ramsey, of Memphis, TN; and three grandchildren, Ashley Hatch, ...

Mrs. Frances Fitzgerald

December 02, 2013
Mrs. Frances Perry Fitzgerald passed away peacefully at Arbor Acres Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. She was born August 31, 1924, in Wingate, NC to Zeb and Sarah Perry. She lost her parents at a young age and was raised by her beloved Aunt Fronie Perry. Frances was a graduate of Wingate High School and attended Wingate College. At Wingate College she met the love of her life and husband of 56 years, Ernest A. Fitzgerald (former Bishop of the North and South Georgia Conferences when they were still ...

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