of people who either lived in Mitchell County or were related to residents
Obituary of Joshua P. Crosby as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" of Mitchell County, Georgia dated 26 Sep 1913. Camilla, Georgia. Attacked With Acute Indigestion Tuesday Afternoon and Died In a Few Minutes. Mr. J. P. Crosby, one of the best known citizens of the county, died suddenly at his home near Sale City last Tuesday afternoon after an attack of acute indigestion which lasted only a few minutes. Mr. Crosby's unexpected illness and death came as a sad shock for his family and friends throughout the country. He was apparently in usual health Tuesday and attended his duties around home. In the afternoon he went out to the mail box to get his mail and while out near the road, he was seized with the indigestion. He was carried to the house by members of his family and such simple remedies as were at hand were administered, but to no avail, and he died in about fifteen minutes before a physician could reach him. Mr. Crosby spent the greater part of his life in Mitchell county. Several years ago he sold his old home place near Camilla and moved to Albany where he lived for about two years. He moved back to Mitchell Count about a year ago, moving on a farm near Sale City. He was about sixty years of age. In the years when he was actively engaged in farming, he was considered among the most successful farmers of the county and when he moved to Albany had amassed considerable property. As a citizen and neighbor, Mr. Crosby was highly regarded and he had many friends in this city who were deeply grieved to hear of his death. He leaves a wife and a brother and a sister, Mr. Sam Crosby and Mrs. H. J. Mansfield both of Sale City. While living in Albany, Mr. Crosby joined one of the churches of that city, we were unable to learn what denomination. Prior to connecting himself with the church, though, he had been a man of strictest morals. The funeral occurred at the Methodist Church in Sale City last Wednesday afternoon, the services being conducted by the pastor of that church. A large number of friends from all sections of the county attended.
Obituary of Martha Luckey Crosby as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" of Mitchell County, Georgia dated 10 Jan 1913. Camilla, Georgia. The death of Mrs. Martha Crosby, wife of Ed Crosby, came very suddenly on Wednesday morning, at her home two miles northwest of Sale City. Mrs. Crosby was about eighty five years old. She and her husband were still living at the old homestead near Shady Grove. She had been in bed for several weeks, but was not thought to be seriously sick. Her strength just gave way suddenly after bearing the strain of an active life for a number of years leaving her in a state of collapse. She died quietly about seven o'clock Wednesday morning. An aged husband and three children, J.P. Crosby of Albany, Sam Crosby and Mrs. Henry Mansfield, who live in the country near their parents, mourn the loss of this good woman. Mrs. Crosby was one of the oldest residents of the county, living her life quietly, unpretentiously, content in presiding over the home, and in fulfilling the duties of wife and mother. Funeral services were held at Shady Grove Church yesterday afternoon at one o'clock.
Obituary of Oscar Lee Davis as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 10 Sep 1954. Camilla, Georgia. Funeral services will be held this afternoon, Friday, 10 Sep 1954, at 4:30 PM at the First Baptist Church for Oscar Lee Davis, 62, who died Wednesday, 8 Sep 1954, morning at 11:00 AM at Mitchell County Hospital. He had been in bad health for several years. The pastor, Rev Charles Duncan, assisted by Rev N. H. Williams, will conduct the rites today. Interment will follow in Oakview Cemetery. Pall bearers will include Melvin Jones, Billy Vines, James Lamar Jones, Bennett Jones, Phil Akridge, Leonard Eubanks, Allen Eubanks, Frank Palmer and Ed Palmer. Mr. Davis was born in Sasser, Ga. in Terrell County, 14 Dec 1892, the son of the late J. J. Davis and Fannie Scoggins Davis. He came to Mitchell County when a small boy, his father serving as overseer on the farm of the late Mr. Bori Cochran but was serving as overseer on the E. L. Butler farm at the time of his death. Mr. Davis was a veteran of WWI, serving with the 80th Division and the 6th Division. On 10 Jul 1919, one month after he was released from service, he was married to the former Miss LaVine Palmer who survives him along with their only son, Oscar Leon Davis, one brother, John Davis and one sister.
Obituary of Allen Eubanks as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 13 May 1992. Camilla, Georgia. Allen Eubanks, who was responsible for the first public housing in Pelham died Monday morning, 11 May 1992, at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. Funeral services are to be held Wednesday, 13 May at 11:00 AM at Hand Memorial United Methodist Church. Burial is to be at Pinecrest Memory Gardens. Eubanks retired in 1986 after 35 years as executive director of the Pelham Housing Authority. In 1951 he took advantage of a new federally funded program and built the first low-income housing in Pelham. The first two projects were completed with 70 units in 1953. Thirty more apartments were built in 1962; then 100 in 1968, of which 40 were set aside for the elderly. eight units were built in Ochlocknee in 1967. "I've enjoyed the job over the years---just to know we were helping people who needed a place to live," he said in an interview when he retired in 1986. A plaque was given to Eubanks from the Pelham Housing Authority Board of Commission in appreciation for his work. Employees gave him a party. He was a native of Mitchell County, born 13 Mar 1914, the son of the late John L. and Mary Palmer Eubanks. A graduate of Sale City High School, he also attended Freeman Business College in Albany. Before Eubanks took the position as executive director with the housing authority, he worked for the U. S. Department of Agriculture with the farm program in South Georgia. Previously, he served in the Air Force for four years during World War II. he was a member of the Pelham Rotary Club for 35 years and a member of the Hand Memorial United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife Eugenia (Gee) Turner Eubanks of Pelham, one daughter Mary Ligon of Albany, two sons, Jimmy Eubanks of Milledgeville, and Turner Eubanks of Pelham. Other survivors include one sister, Mrs. Ruby Eubanks Brazel of Sale City, and one Brother, J. Leonard Eubanks of Pelham and four grandchildren. Parker Funeral Home of Camilla is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Anna McManeus Eubanks as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 28 Feb 1913. Camilla, Georgia. Mrs. J. R. Eubanks, wife of a well known farmer of this county, passed away Tuesday at her home in East Mitchell. Mrs. Eubanks was born and reared in Thomas County, and was married to Mr. Eubanks some thirty years ago, and since that time has been living in this county. She was a faithful and acceptable member of the Antioch Methodist Church. At the time of her death she was about fifty years of age. The deceased leaves one sister, Mrs. Calvin Mock, a husband, and seven children: Mr. J. R. Eubanks and Messrs Roscoe, Ivey, John, Lee, and Armand Eubanks, Mrs. Jim Akridge, and Mrs. Russ Palmer, who mourn her loss. Funeral services were held and interment made at Mt. Zion on Wednesday afternoon, Rev H. N. Burnet conducted the services. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the whole community in their sorrow. Note: This obit provided who the parents of Roscoe and Robert Lee Eubanks were and the cemetery book for Mitchell County, Georgia grave listings gave her given and maiden name.
Obituary of Euell E. Eubanks as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 11 Oct 1994. Albany, Georgia. CAMILLA, GA. - Euell E. Eubanks, 74, of Route 1, Sale City died Saturday, 8 Oct 1992, at his residence. the funeral was Sunday, 9 Oct 1994, in Mount Zion Cemetery. The Rev Richard Miller officiated. A native of Mitchell county, Mr. Eubanks was a farmer. Survivors include three step-daughters, Joann Burgess of Meigs, Floretta Pipkin of Cairo and Hilda Cameron of Pelham; two stepsons, Lamar Sanders of Pelham and James Floyd Holton of Cairo. Parker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Marcus E. Eubanks as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 3 Aug 1923. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. Marcus E. Eubanks passed away at the home of his father, Mr. R. L. Eubanks, near Pebble City at 1:00 AM Sunday morning after an illness of two weeks from typhoid malaria fever. The news of his death was received with genuine grief by friends and relatives throughout the county. Funeral services were held at Mt. Zion church Monday at 3:00 PM and attended by a large concourse of sorrowing friends. Rev H. N. Burnett conducted the services and was assisted by Rev S. O. Thomas and Rev W. B. Feagins of Pelham. Internment followed in the Mt. Zion cemetery. Mr. Eubanks was 26 years of age when his bright and promising young life was cut off by the hand of death. He was a son of Mr. R. L. Eubanks and was born and reared in this county. He was a young man of fine character and was held in high esteem by all who knew him. He was a veteran of the World War, rendering heroic service throughout the war, and at home he rendered honorable service as a citizen and was beloved by a large number of friends who sustain a great loss in his death. The deceased leaves a young wife, who was Miss Grace Middleton, daughter of Mr. J. W. Middleton, of this city, and a little son, Robert, aged 18 months. Four brothers and one sister also survive him. The Enterprise joins with the many friends throughout the county in extending sympathy to the grief stricken family.
Obituary of Margaret A. Mock Eubanks as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 28 Aug 1962. Albany, Georgia. Mrs. O. A. Eubanks, 71, of 303 Society Avenue, died last night in Phoebe Putney Hospital following an illness. She had lived in Albany since 1941 and was a member of the Palmyra Road Methodist Church. On 16 Dec 1960 , Mr. and Mrs. Eubanks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Eubanks was born 31 Jan 1891 in Decatur County, Georgia, daughter of the late John Thomas and Lavinia Catharine Bustle Mock. Survivors include her husband, O. A. Eubanks of Albany; four daughters, Mrs. J. L. Johnson, Mrs. Kent Ragan and Mrs. O. V. Chambliss, all of Albany, and Mrs. O. H. Atkinson of Orlando, Fla.; two sons, M. W. Eubanks of Albany and J. E. Eubanks of Tallahassee, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Faircloth of Thomasville and Mrs. W. E. Smith of Winston Salem, N. C.; a brother, H. H. Mock of Tallahassee; 15 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 AM in Palmyra Road Methodist Church by the pastor, Rev S. L. Mayo, assisted by the Rev G. Merrill Meadows, pastor of Byne Memorial Baptist Church. Internment will follow in Floral Memory Gardens. The family will be at the home of Mrs. Eubank's daughter, Mrs. Chambliss at 1907 Kennedy Blvd. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors were in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Maynard Jackson Eubanks as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 7 May 1994. Albany, Georgia. Maynard Jackson Eubanks, 76, of 3421 Wildfair Road died Thursday, 5 May 1994, at HCA Palmyra Medical Center. The funeral will be at 11:00 AM today at Kimbrell-Stern with burial in Floral Memory Gardens. Dr. C. Michael Gravette and the Rev Ed McGee will officiate. A native of Mitchell County, Mr. Eubanks had lived in Albany for 50 years and was the owner and operator of Eubanks Construction Company. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Maxwell Eubanks of Albany; a daughter, Glenda Eubanks Brown of Albany; a son, Maynard A. Eubanks of Albany; a brother, Ewell Eubanks of Camilla and two grandsons.
Obituary of Milward Eubanks as written in "Obituaries of The Camilla Enterprise" compiled by the Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society (SWGS) Inc. of Albany, Ga. Page 320. 1994. Milward Eubanks, 74, of Camilla died Sunday 5 Sep 1993 at the Mitchell County Hospital. Grave side services were held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday 7 Sep at Oakview Cemetery. Pallbearers were members of the Jay Gardner Sunday School Class. Born in Mitchell County, Ga. on 10 March 1919 he was the son of Roscoe Jackson and Fannie Palmer Eubanks. He had lived in Mitchell County for the past 51 years. He was a WW II veteran and a retired telephone contractor. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Camilla and a member of the Jay Gardner Sunday School class of the Camilla United Methodist Church. survivors include his wife, Geraldine Eubanks of Camilla; a daughter, Iay Eubanks of Camilla; two brothers, Maynard Eubanks of Albany and Euell Eubanks of Sale City; and a granddaughter, Kaycie Miranda Eubanks. Parker Funeral Home in Camilla had charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Ormand Alexander Eubanks as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 17 Jan 1979. Albany, Georgia. The grave side funeral service of Ormand Alexander Eubanks, 89, of the Palmyra Nursing Home in Albany who died Monday, 15 Jan 1979, will be conducted Wednesday, 17 Jan 1979, at 2:00 PM in Floral Memory Gardens. A native of Mitchell County, Mr. Eubanks had resided in Albany of the past 37 years. He owned and operated Eubanks' Radiator Shop for 18 years before retirement. He was a member of the Antioch Methodist Church in Mitchell County. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Kent Ragan Sr. of Leesburg, Mrs. O. H. Atkinson of Monrovia, Calif., and Mrs. O. V. Chambliss and Mrs. James Johnson , both of Albany; two sons, J. E. Eubanks of Tallahassee, Fla., and M. W. Eubanks of Albany; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Oaklawn Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Robert Lee Eubanks as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 28 Nov 1941. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. R. L. Eubanks, 72, died at his home on the Pelham Road on Wednesday night of last week, 19 Nov 1941, following an illness of about two years. Funeral services took place at Mt. Zion church Thursday, 20 Nov 1941, at 4:00 PM in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends. Rev S. H. Bennett, pastor of the Camilla Baptist church, conducted the service. The pall bearers, nephews of the deceased, were Clarence Palmer, J. I. Eubanks Jr., Milwood Eubanks, A. V. Palmer, Merrill Eubanks and Theodore Palmer. J. R. Bramlett, undertaker, was in charge of arrangements. Interment was in Mt. Zion cemetery. Mr. Eubanks is survived by his wife, three sons, J. N. and R. A. Eubanks of Camilla, L. V. Eubanks of Cotton; and one daughter, Miss Alma Eubanks. Also surviving are four brothers, J. I. Eubanks, R. J. Eubanks and J. L. Eubanks all of Mitchell county; O. A. Eubanks of Newton and one sister, Mrs. R. P. Palmer.
Obituary of Dollie Crosby Everett as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 30 Dec 1969. Albany, Georgia. Mrs. Dollie Crosby Everett, 628 Society Avenue of Albany, died Sunday at Phoebe Putney Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born 9 Jun 1909, in Sale City, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Annie Holliday Crosby. She had lived in Albany for 34 years and was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Virginia Everett Rigby of Watkinsville, Ga.; a son, Rufus N. Everett Jr. of Albany, three sisters, Mrs. Margie Slocumb of Albany, Mrs. Estelle Sanders of Moultrie, and Mrs. Mae Lawson of Griffin; two brothers, E. J. Wills of Griffin and I. D. Crosby of Albany and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM at Tabernacle Baptist Church with the Rev Judson Luckie, pastor and the Rev Roger Bass of Irwinville officiating. Pallbearers will be Otis Barfield, Wayne Crosby, Walter Barfield, Bobby Thompson, Hubert Tinsley and Roy Barfield. Internment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Oaklawn Chapel Funeral Directors.
Obituary of Allie Ida Williams Faircloth as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 13 Dec 1968. Camilla, Georgia. The funeral for Mrs. Allie Ida Williams Faircloth, 95, who died late Wednesday, 11 Dec 1968, after a lengthy illness, will be held Saturday 14 Dec 1968 at 3:00 PM at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Rev Phillip Newton of Sylvester and N. B. Jordan of Camilla will officiate. Internment will be in the church cemetery. Grandsons will be pallbearers. Mrs. Faircloth was born 7 Apr 1873, in Taylor County, Florida. She was the widow of the late Elias B. Faircloth and the daughter of the late Wilburn and Elizabeth Towles Williams. She had lived most of her life in the Pleasant Hill community in Mitchell county. She is survived by three sons; Albert Faircloth of Thomasville, Jack Faircloth of West Palm Beach, Fla., Judson B. Faircloth of Perry, Fla.; four daughters, Mrs. A. T. Rigsby Sr. of Camilla, Mrs. Bob Wright of Elberton, Ga., Mrs. W. H. Varner of Moultrie, Ga., and Mrs. Curtiss Sheppard of Camilla; one sister, Mrs. S. H. Peacock of Perry, Fla; 30 grandchildren, 70 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Obituary of David Wesley Faircloth as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 28 Jul 1916. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. D. W. Faircloth, familiarly known among his friends as Mr. West Faircloth, passed away at his home on Saturday, 22 Oct 1916, at 11:20 AM. Mr. Faircloth had been in bad health for some time, yet had seemed to be doing fairly well until only a few days before his death, when his strength gave way and it was seen that he could last only a few days longer. The children were all called home, and with loving and faithful ministrations his last days were made as sweet and peaceful as his devoted wife and children could make them. Funeral services were held at the home on Sunday, 23 Oct at 9:30 AM in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends of the deceased. Rev O. P. Bentley pastor of the Baptist church, conducted the services and was assisted by Rev N. T. Pafford, pastor of the Methodist church. Interment was made at the Old Cemetery. The pallbearers were Messrs. I. A. Bush, T. I, McNiel, J. L. Palmer, E.E. Cox, J. P. McRee, C. C. Baggs and Dr. E. T. Newsom. All were fellow Shriners with the deceased, and appeared in uniform at the funeral. Mr. Faircloth is survived by his wife and the following children: Messrs. S. J. and D. L. Faircloth of Quitman, Mrs. N. D. Adcox of Albany, Mrs. F. H. Groom of Savannah, and Misses Kate, Bertha, Montine and Marion Faircloth who mourn his loss. Mr. Faircloth leaves two brothers; John M. Faircloth of near Hartsfield, and W. S. Faircloth of Camilla and two sisters, Mrs. J. L. Hatcher of Pelham, and Mrs. P. M. Hatcher of near Sale City. Mr. Faircloth was about sixty years old, and was a member of one of the oldest families in the county. He was a man of prominence in the county having served as tax collector for a number of years. Mr. Faircloth possessed the faculty of making friends, and there was hardly a man in the county who had more than he. As a friend, neighbor and fellow citizen he was held in highest esteem and his death will mean a sad loss to many who loved him. He had been a Mason in good standing for a number of years and had taken the Shriners degree. The entire community feel the loss of this departed citizen deeply and all join in extending to the bereaved family and relatives the hand of Christian sympathy in their hour of gloom.
Obituary of Eliza Jane Frazier Faircloth as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" 2 Jun 1916. Camilla, Georgia. Mrs. E.J. Faircloth died at 11:20 PM Saturday 27 May 1916 at the home of her son D.W. Faircloth. She was 87 years of age. Funeral services were held and interment made at the old cemetery on Sunday 28 May 1916. She had been a member of the Primitive Baptist Church at Shady Grove since her girlhood. The deceased is survived by three sons; Messrs. John M. Faircloth of Hartsfield, Ga., W. S. and D.W. Faircloth of Camilla and two daughters, Mrs. J. L. Hatcher of Pelham, Ga. and Mrs. P.M. Hatcher of Sale City, Ga.
Obituary of Hoggard Faircloth as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 15 Dec 1933. Camilla, Georgia. The sudden death of Mr. Hoggard Faircloth in a hospital in Albany, Ga, Wednesday, 13 Dec 1933, morning came as a sad shock to friends throughout this county and section, where he was widely known and popular. Death resulted from spinal meningitis which developed from an infected ear. He had suffered from a cold for a week or more and from this had expressed some trouble with his ears, but had not considered illness serious enough to leave his business here in Camilla. Tuesday night he suffered a severe attack and at 3:00 AM Wednesday was rushed to a hospital in Albany. The serious of his condition was immediately recognized and his family was notified he died about 9:30 AM Wednesday morning. Mr. Faircloth was in the prime of his life and was popular. His sudden death has cast a shock of gloom over the entire county and as preparations were being made for the funeral Thursday, 14 Dec 1933, offers of assistance and expressions of sympathy came to the family from friends throughout the section. Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church in Camilla, of which the deceased was a member, Thursday afternoon at 2:00 PM, the pastor, S. H. Bennett, conducting the services. The large auditorium was crowded with sorrowing relatives and friends and banks of beautiful flowers further attesting to the esteem with which the deceased was held by the people among whom he had lived all of his life. Interment was in the family lot at Pleasant Hill Cemetery a few miles east of Camilla. Mr. Faircloth was 38 years old and was born and reared in this county. He was a man of very friendly disposition and was active in the social and religious activities of the community. He loved music and was a song leader of considerable note and his services were in constant demand on occasions of revival services, and he responded gladly to calls from all denominations. He was an active worker in the Baptist church, of which he had been a member since youth. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a Shriner. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was regarded as one of the best shots in the county. Through this interest he became connected with the State and Federal Agencies established to preserve the game and fish and at the time of his death held an appointment as a federal game warden in this territory. He was able to carry out his duties without sacrificing friends and undoubtedly made a worthwhile contribution to the movement to build up sentiment for preservation of fish and game. He is survived by his wife and two young sons, Winston and Marvin. He is also survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs, E. V. Faircloth of Pleasant Hill. Also the following brothers and sisters; Albert and B. C. Faircloth of Mitchell County, E. V. Faircloth of Bartow, Fla.; Judson Faircloth of Perry, Fla; Mrs. Sam Palmer, Mrs, A. T. Rigsby, Misses Annie Ruth and Virginia Faircloth of Mitchell County; Mrs. Robert Wright of Madisonville, Ky. J. R. Bramlett of Camilla of the Camilla Hardware Implement Company had charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Laura Belle Shirah Faircloth as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 17 Jan 1947. Camilla, Georgia. Mrs. George W. Faircloth, prominent and generally beloved Mitchell county woman, died in Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany on Thursday night, 16 Jan 1947 at 7:45 PM. She had been in bad health for several years. She was taken suddenly and seriously ill at her home Wednesday and was carried by ambulance to the hospital. A lifetime resident of this county, Mrs. Faircloth was the former Miss Laura Belle Shirah, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gus Shirah, of Flint community. In early young womanhood she was happily married to Mr. George W, Faircloth, the couple establishing their home on their farm near Baconton, a home well known for its hospitality and Christian ideals through the years. In home, church and community her influence as a good Christian woman, kindly and benevolent to all extended where she was known. She had been a member of the Baptist church for a number of years. Funeral services took place Saturday, 18 JAN 1947, at 11:00 AM at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev W. M. Davis of Meigs and the Rev J. T. Rigsby of Sale City. A large company of friends were present for the services and the flowers were unusually lovely. Interment was in the church cemetery. Bramlett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She is survived by her husband, four sons, Raiford Faircloth of Moultrie; William Faircloth of Sylvester; M. A. (Jack) Faircloth of Wilmington, N. C.; and Watson Faircloth, who lived at home with his parents; and three daughters, Mrs. Parks Goodson of Tallahassee, Fla., Mrs. Eddie Hatcher of Elmodel and Mrs. Erasmus Brown of Chattanooga, Ten. Three surviving sisters are Mrs. Miles Mansfield of Baconton; Mrs. Clarence Vines of Sale City and Mrs. Minnie Adams of Baconton.
Obituary of Loretta Lamar Mansfield Faircloth as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 24 May 1924. Camilla, Georgia. Hundreds of friends and relatives all over the county were deeply grieved to hear of the sudden death of Mrs. Loretta Faircloth, aged citizen and widely loved lady, which occurred at the home of her son Mr. E. V. Faircloth, on Saturday, 24 May 1924, at 11:00 AM. Mrs. Faircloth had seemed as well as usual at breakfast time and busied herself about small duties in the house for an hour or so. After she had been in her room for some time, she called to her daughter-in-law and told her that she had some type of queer attack. Mrs. E. V. Faircloth got her mother-in-law in bed and called Mr. G. W. Faircloth who was in the house. When he reached his mother's side she was breathing her last and passed out before they had a chance to get further assistance. Funeral services were held at Pleasant Hill Church Sunday, 25 May 1924, at 3:00 PM when an unusually large crowd gathered to sympathize and sorrow with the family in a general regret. The simple but touching services were conducted by Rev H. N. Burnett of Sale City and Rev J. T. Rigsby, pastor of Pleasant Hill Church. A short talk was also made by Mr. Walden Blanchard, grandson of the deceased, a student of Norman Park Institute. After services in the church the body was laid to rest in the quiet cemetery, six of the grandsons of Mrs. Faircloth acting as pall bearers, one representing each family of six of her children. They were Messrs Walden Blanchard, Crosby Joiner, Jack Faircloth, Alton Akridge, Atwood Faircloth and A. H. Davis. Mrs. Faircloth was born and reared in this county, and was in her 76th year when summons came. She was a daughter of Mr. James Mansfield and was born at the old family home situated somewhere about the present Bennett park section of Camilla and remembered the town from its first log store house. She was married during the Civil War to Mr. G. W. Faircloth, who preceded her to the grave a number of years. The deceased had lived a very active life and possessed the characteristics of the women of the old south, untiring in her numberless duties of the home and rearing a large family of children. Up to within a few days of her death she was still remarkably active for one of her age. Mrs. Faircloth was brought up in a pious family and had been a devoted Christian since early in life, when she united wit the Baptist church, and continued in loyal and unbroken fellowship for as long as she lived. She and her husband were charter members of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and always took a large interest in its affairs. Mrs. Faircloth leaves two sons, Messrs G. W. Faircloth and E. V. Faircloth and five daughters, Mrs. W. C. W. Joiner, Mrs. L. B. Blanchard, Mrs. H. C. Parham, Mrs. D. H. Akridge and Mrs. J. L. Stripling. Her grandchildren number more than fifty and there are between fifteen and twenty great grandchildren. The deceased is also survived by her three brothers, Messrs J. F. Mansfield of Pelham, H. A. Mansfield of Pebble City and J. E. Mansfield of Bluffton. Expression of deep and sincere sympathy is extended to the members of the bereaved family by their many friends throughout the county.
Obituary of Nora Mansfield Faircloth as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 11 Apr 1924. Camilla, Georgia. The entire town was suddenly and grievously shocked Monday, 7 Apr 1924. morning by the unexpected death of Mrs. Nora Mansfield Faircloth, widow of the late Mr. D. W. Faircloth, beloved Camilla woman, death taking place at her home shortly before 9:00 AM Monday. Mrs. Faircloth was apparently well at breakfast time, but about an hour later complained of feeling badly. She and her cousin, Mrs. Crosby, were alone on the back porch when Mrs. Faircloth was seized with an attack of acute indigestion. Mrs. Crosby quickly phoned for a doctor, and relatives and neighbors were summoned, but before they could reach the house, she had passed away. Funeral services were held at the home Tuesday, 8 Apr 1924, at 3:30 PM, an unusually large number of people attending. The service, which was very simple was conducted by Re J. G. Graham, pastor of the First Baptist Church, assisted by the Rev H. W. Joiner, pastor of the Methodist church. Numbers of beautiful floral offerings, sent by friends from all over the State, covered the casket and were banked about the room where the casket stood. At the close of the service the choir sang, "Abide With Me" as the friends filed past the casket to view the face they had so much loved in life. The services were concluded at the grave in the Old Cemetery, where the body was tenderly laid to rest in the family lot. Acting as pall bearers were Messrs J. F. Hooks, Eugene Attaway, J. C. Wilson, J. L. Palmer, J. G. Bailey, J. P. McRee, Rastus Matthews and J. B. Lewis. Among those attending the funeral from a distance besides the relatives, were Mr. and Mrs T. F. Lilly of Quitman; Mrs. Wilson Joiner of Albany; Mr and Mrs. John Faircloth of Hartsfield; Mr and Mrs Frazier of Lester; Mr and Mrs Luke Goodson of Pelham; Mrs B. A. Alderman of Pine Park; Mrs Oscar Walters of Tallahassee, Fla., and a number of others from Sale City, Hopeful, Pelham and all parts of the county. The Albany chapter of the Easter Star attended in a body and also the Mothers Class of the Albany Methodist Sunday School of which Mrs N. D. Adcox, daughter of the deceased is a member. Mrs. Faircloth passed from her earthly life to her reward in Heaven at the 57th year of age. She was a daughter of Mr and Mrs J. F. Mansfield, and was born at the old home place near Flint, having spent her entire life in this county. She was married about 39 years ago to Mr. D. W. Faircloth, who preceded her to the grave in his death nine years ago. They raised a large and interesting family of children and it was principally in the home that the deceased lived out the sweetness and greatness of her life in kind, gentle and loving service, yet her influence and service did not stop there but extended to all in reach of a loving heart and kindly hand of assistance. The value and extent of the life of such a good woman is only fully recorded in Heaven and cannot be measured on Earth. Mrs. Faircloth was a member of the Baptist church and was faithful and loyal to all its interests. Surviving the deceased are the following children: Mrs. S. J. Faircloth of Quitman; Mrs. N. D. Adcox of Albany; Mrs. F. H. Groom, Mrs. W. A. Childs and Mrs. M. A. Payne all of Savannah; Mr. D. Faircloth of Perry, Fl; Miss Montine Faircloth, a student at Shorter College in Rome and Miss Marion Faircloth of Camilla. The father of the deceased, Mr. J. F. Mansfield of Pelham, survives her also with the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. W. C. Walters of Sylvester; Mr. M. F. Mansfield of Savannah; Mr. E. J. Mansfield of Greenville, SC; Mrs. G. W. Bailey of Sanford, Fl; Mrs. M. B. Mock of Camilla; Mr. L. E. Mansfield of Jacksonville, Fl; Mr. R. C. Mansfield of Lake City, Fl; Mrs. C. C. Chappell of Bainbridge and Mrs. J. K. Williams of Miami, Fl. All were present at the funeral except for three who were out of state and could not get here in time. The sympathy of hosts of friends throughout the county and this section of the state, goes out to the bereaved family in their sorrow.
Obituary of Willene Williams Fowler as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 30 Jan 1979. Albany, Georgia. The funeral service of Mrs. W. J. Fowler, 61, of 1905 Highland Avenue, who died Sunday, 28 Jan 1979, will be conducted Tuesday, 30 Jan 1979, at 2:00 PM at Kimbrell-Stern. interment will follow in Floral Memory Garden. Mrs. Fowler, the former Miss Willene Williams of Colquitt County, had lived in Albany 42 years. She was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was employed by the Brunswick Corporation here as a spray painter. Survivors include her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Betty Ann Trowbridge of Hartsfield and Mrs. Joyce Sledge of Ty Ty; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Ford, Mrs. Maedell Joy, Mrs. Athalone Hartman, Mrs. Louise McDaniel and Mrs. Ruby Southwell all of Albany; a brother, William Williams of Apopka, Fla., and nine grandchildren.
Obituary of John L. Glausier as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 26 Sep 1919. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. J. L. Glausier, a prominent citizen of Pelham, passe away at his home in that city on Monday, 22 Sep 1919. Funeral services were held at the home on Tuesday, 23 Sep 1919, at 4:00 PM, Rev J. P. Lee, pastor of the Pelham Baptist church conducting the services. The Masonic Lodges of Camilla and Pelham then took charge of the services, laying the body to res with the impressive rites of Masonry. Worshipful Master Morris Hurst, conducted the rites. Mr. Glausier was sixty three years of age when death overtook him. For more than 25 years he had been connected with the Hand Trading Company and was well known throughout the country. The deceased is survived by his widow, one son, Mr. Herschel Glausier, and two daughters, Miss Coral Glausier and Mrs. G. M. Futch, all of whom mourn his loss.
Obituary of John Travis Glausier as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 13 Nov 1925. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. John T. Glausier, one of Baconton's prominent citizens and a man who had many friends throughout the county, died at his home in that place on Tuesday, 10 Nov 1925, morning after an illness of about a week. Mr. Glausier had been engaged in the mercantile business and civic life of the town. The deceased is survived by his devoted wife, one son, Irwin Glausier, who is a student at Emory University; a younger son, Grantham Glausier of Baconton, and a married daughter who lives in Troy, Alabama. The funeral took place at Baconton Wednesday, 11 Nov 1925, and was conducted by the pastor of the Methodist Church, of which the deceased had been a faithful member for many years.
Obituary of Lorena Grantham Glausier as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 7 Mar 1947. Camilla, Georgia. Causing widespread sorrow among numerous friends was the sudden death of Mrs. Lorena Grantham Glausier in Baconton Monday afternoon, 3 Mar 1947. She had suffered a heart attack and was being rushed to the hospital from her home when her death occurred. Mrs. Glausier was 78 years of age and had been a resident of Baconton for 46 years. She was the wife of the late T. J. Glausier, who preceded her in death 20 years ago. She was the former Lorena Grantham of Troy, Alabama. An active member of the Methodist church, she was widely known and beloved and her death is mourned by many. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Leon Sellers, of Troy, Ala., two sons, O.G. Glausier of Montgomery, Ala., and Erwin Glausier of Baconton; A brother, M. Grantham of Troy, Ala., and four grandchildren. Funeral services took place Wednesday morning , 5 Mar 1947, at Baconton Methodist Church. Internment followed in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, Alabama. Serving as pallbearers were J. W. Jackwon, J. R. Pinson Jr., James R. Miller, E. A. McCollum, R. S. Davis, R. S. Miller and J. S. Woody of Albany.
Obituary of William Robert Glenn as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 14 Sep 1988. Camilla, Georgia. William Robert Glenn, 79, of Pelham died Friday, 9 Sep 1988, at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville. Funeral services were held at 4:00 PM Saturday, 10 Sep 1988, at First Baptist Church of Pelham, with the Rev David Hailey officiating. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery. Glenn was born in Grady County 24 Nov 1908, son of the late Thomas Augustus and Ella Glenn. He married Ellie Mills 28 Nov 19??. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Pelham, where he participated in the Friendship Bible Class. He was a retired farmer. Honorary pall bearers were members of his Sunday School class and deacons of the First Baptist Church. Active pall bearers were J. W. Glenn, Lewis Oliver, Phil Toole, Charles Hollis, Reynolds Maxwell and Donnie Glenn. Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Naomi Oliver of Mount Vernon, Mary Frances Maxwell of Mabelton, Mariella Hartsfield of Cairo and Harriette Hamrock of Lawrenceville; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Braswell Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
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