Jennie Mae (Brown) Giddens Teacher-born 13 Apr 1893 Shellman, Randolph, Ga. died 9 Dec 1953-in a car wreck on Pine Ave. (nr Dawson Rd) Albany, Dougherty, Ga  Also Buried by Matthews-Red Oak Baptist Church  Husband - John Lee Giddens "Johnny" Submitted by Gerry Hill
Matthews Funeral Home-Albany Ga
John Lee Giddens "Johnny" born 15 Mar 1895 Doles, Worth, Ga died 15 Oct 1953 Phoebe Putney, Albany, Ga.  Buried Red Oak Baptist Church (With all the other Giddens)  Doles, Worth, Ga  He belonged to Masonic Lodge Doles #379.  His casket cost $464.00 and outer case $85.00  Palbears were C W Giddens, J F Giddens Cairo J H, Kersey Giddens Macon, R O Giddens J W Giddens O'Neal Giddens Macon.  He lived in Cordele Ga. when he died.  Wife - Jennie Mae (Brown) Giddens Submitted by Gerry Hill
Published: Valdosta Daily Times 21 Jul 2007

Doris Evelyn Roberts Grogan

NORMAN PARK — Doris Evelyn Roberts Grogan, 83, of Norman Park died Friday, July 20, 2007, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronald Barrett officiating. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Memory Gardens with Joey Roberts, Mark Roberts, Terry Roberts, David Miller, Bill Miller and Brab Young serving as pallbearers.

Born Oct. 17, 1923, in Worth County, she was the daughter of the late Annie Bell Trawick Roberts and the late Joseph Clayton Roberts. She was a retired caregiver and homemaker. She was also a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Forrest Grogan Sr.; brothers, Buddy and Johnny Roberts; and a sister, Hazel Covington.

Survivors include a son, James Forrest Grogan Jr. “Pat” of Norman Park; sisters, Dorothy Miller of Moultrie, Mae Young of Moultrie and Betty Jean Brannen of Hiawassee, Ga.; grandchildren, Beth Grogan Faircloth and husband Wilson of Leesburg, Ga., and Barbi Grogan of Atlanta, Ga.; and great-grandchildren, Ella Grace Faircloth and Jenna Beth Faircloth.

Visitation will be today, July 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Harper, Mr. C. V.
Mr. C. V. Harper Passes at His Home in Poulan
Mr. C. V. Harper died at his home in Poulan Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 2nd, at 4 o'clock, of hemorrhage of the lungs. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. S. C. Harper, three brothers and four sisters. They are Mr. Clifford Harper of Mobile, Ala., Mr. L. J. Harper of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Mr. Clyde Harper of Okeechobee, Fla.; Mrs. J. B. Castleberry of Arch Creek, Fla., Mrs. James Parker of Fitzgerald, Mrs. T. W. Watson of Jasper, Fla., and Miss. Belle Harper of Poulan. He was 44 years of age. The remains were buried at Poulan Friday, Rev. Vincent conducting the funeral service. Mr. Harper had been employed at the Poulan Cotton Mills for 20 years.
Card of Thanks
We take this means to thank our friends for the kindness shown us during the death of our son and brother. May God bless each of you.
Mrs. S. C. Harper and Children.
Submitters note: Most likely this is "Von" Harper, born 1883 in Arkansas. Submitted by Glen Megran
Harper, Samuel
Death of Samuel Harper
Word was received here early Saturday morning last, of the death of Samuel Harper at his home at Poland Georgia. While news had been received here earlier in the week, that the end was not far distant yet when the final word came of Mr. Harper's parting his many friends here were very much shocked. The deceased was assistant cashier of the Bank of Williston for four months but owing to ill health was compelled to give up his duties intending to return as soon as his health would permit, but instead of getting better his condition continued to grow worse and two months ago he entered the Sanatorium at Boxmore, Ashville, N. C. where it was thought he would recover but two weeks ago his condition became so grave that he was removed to his home at Poland, Georgia where he died at two o'clock last Saturday Morning. L. J. Harper, his brother, who has been taking his place at the Bank of Williston, when word reached him of his brother's serious condition rushed for his bed side arriving there only a few hours before the end came. Mr. Harper was cashier here for a few months and while here made a host of friends who mourn his death. Before coming to Williston was employed, for a long time, by the Moultrie Banking Co. of Moultrie, Georgia.
Poulan Man Dies at the Age of Seventy-Nine
Mr. S. C. Harper, 79 years of age, died at his home at Poulan Jan. 4th and was buried at the cemetery there Wednesday following, Rev. Vincent pastor of the Methodist church, conducting the funeral service. Mr. Harper had lived at Poulan for many years. He was a Confederate vetran, serving the last years of the war in that awful conflict. Surviving him besides his wife are four daughters and three sons as follows: Mrs. J. B. Castleberry, Miami, Fla.; Mrs. R. M. Watson, Jasper, Fla.; Mrs. J. M. Parker, Fitzgerald, Ga.; Miss Belle Harper, Poulan; C. E. Harper, Mobile, Ala.; G. B. Harper, Poulan; L. J. Harper, St. Petersburg, Fla.; and S. C. Harper Jr., Okeechobee, Fla.
Card of Thanks
Mrs. S. C. Harper and children of Poulan wish to thank their many friends and neighbors for the kindness during the illness and death of their husband and father.
Mrs. S. C. Harper and Children. Submitted by Glen Megran
Hathcock, Lucille Bray
SYLVESTER Lucille Bray Hathcock, 85, of 104 Monk St., Sylvester, died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Sylvester Health Care. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Banks Funeral Chapel with interment in Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Wallace Willis and Rev. Curtis Mixon will officiate. A native of Turner County, Mrs. Hathcock had lived in Worth County most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of Shingler Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Franklin (Snow) Hathcock, February 3, 1998. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, son and daughter-in-law, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Banks Funeral Home 
Sylvester 229/776-2055  
Hester, Julie Bearden
SYLVESTER Julie Bearden Hester, 65, of Warwick, died Saturday, September 8, 2001, at Baptist Hospital of Worth County. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Banks Funeral Home with interment at Wright's Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Banks Funeral Home
Sylvester 229/776-2055  
Hobby, Bobby Harold
SYLVESTER Bobby Harold Hobby, 71, of Sylvester, died Saturday, October 14, 2006 at Emory University Hospital. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Banks Funeral Chapel, with burial to follow in Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilcox County. The Rev. Jerry Cooper and Jeff Hill officiating. Born in Worth County, GA, Mr. Hobby was the son of the late Jodie Hobby and Minnie Ola Farmer Hobby. He was retired from AT & T as a PBX Technician and worked with FEMA. He lived in Worth County all of his life and served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his wife, a son and daughter-in-law, three daughters and sons-in-law, a brother and sister-in-law, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mr. Hobby was preceded in death by one daughter, Cathy Hobby and one sister, Catherine Hobby.
Banks Funeral Home
Sylvester 229/776-2055
Kennedy, Leroy
An entry in the Seth Kennedy Revolutionary Soldier Family Bible states that his son Leroy Kennedy died in Worth County, Georgia 7th November 1857. I have never been able to make any contact with any family connections. Submitted by K. C. Bray
Lawson, James Edward
SYLVESTER The funeral service for James Edward (Ed) Lawson will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Northside Baptist Church with interment in Hillcrest Cemetery in Sylvester. The family will receive friends today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Banks Funeral Home
Sylvester 229/776-2055
Maloy, Pat G.
SYLVESTER Pat G. Maloy, 62, of 156 Hobby Hill Road, Sylvester, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashburn. 
Banks Funeral Home 
Sylvester 229/776-2055  
The Marion County Patriot
Friday, May 23, 1902
Page Five
Brantley News
Mr. Zack Hardage received a telegram last Saturday announcing the death of his daughter, Mrs. Willie Melton, which occurred in Worth County the 17th inst. The writer knew Mrs. Melton as a pupil in her early teens and could say much of her amiable traits of character as a school girl and doubtless her lovely disposition shown with more resplendence in young womanhood. I extend sincere condolence to the aged father and her entire family. Submitted by Carla Miles
Published: The Albany Herald 13 Aug 2004

Wesley A. Paulk

SYLVESTER — Wesley A. (Son) Paulk M/Sgt., 75, of 2002 Wright's Chapel Church, Sumner, died Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at New Hope Holiness Baptist Church with interment in Wright's Chapel Cemetery. The Rev. Donnie Sloan will officiate.

Born April 25, 1929, in Worth County, to Wesley and Ida Saunders Paulk, Mr. Paulk had lived in Worth County since 1973. He was a retired M/Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force after 24 years. He was a veteran of Korea and Vietnam with full honors. He was a member of D.A.V. & Retired Sgts. Air Force Association. He was also a member of New Hope Holiness Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ardella Stephens Paulk of Sumner; son and daughter-in-law, Walter (Tommy) and Kathy Paulk of Fairfax, Va.; daughter and son-in-law, Tammie P. and Eli Whitley of Tifton; two grandchildren, Carla and Elliott Whitley.

Mr. Paulk has been taken to his residence at 2002 Wright's Chapel Church Rd. where the family will receive friends.

Banks Funeral Home
Sylvester 229/776-2055
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Phillips, Spencer R. Jr.
SYLVESTER Spencer R. "Randy" Phillips Jr., 71, of 3745 Sunny Hill Drive, Loganville, GA, died Friday, October 6, 2006 at Parkwood Living Center in Snellville. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. today (Sunday) at Banks Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in Poulan Cemetery. The Rev. Terry Siniard officiating. Born in Polk Co., GA, on January 28, 1935, Mr. Phillips is the son of the late Spencer R. Phillips Sr., and Flora Thrasher Phillips. He was retired from Roadway Express after 25 years. He loved fishing and was a collector of Bulldog memorabilia. He was a Baptist, who was very faithful and generous to the American Indian Children's Fund. Survivors include his wife, two daughters and a son-in-law, a stepson and daughter-in-law, stepdaughter, a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews including a very special niece, and her family.
Banks Funeral Home
Sylvester 229/776-2055

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