of people who either lived in Mitchell County or were related to residents
Obituary of Alfred C. Lastinger as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 13 Oct 1955. Albany, Georgia. Funeral services for A. C. Lastinger Sr., 67, of the Old Pretoria Road, who died Tuesday, 11 Oct 1955, of accidental suffocation while burning grass at his home, were held today, 13 Oct 1955, at 10:30 AM in the chapel of the Albany Undertaking Company. Services were conducted by the Rev J. Frederick Wilson, pastor of the First Methodist Church. Internment followed in the Oakview Cemetery in Camilla with Masonic rites. The following men served as pallbearers: Joe Hughes, J. I. Mason, J. E. Story, H. D. Peek, M. D. Payton and B. J. McBurnett. Mr. Lastinger had been a resident of Albany for the last 30 years, moving to Albany from Quitman. Before ill health caused his retirement, he was chief clerk for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in Quitman and Albany, a position he held for 21 years. He was a member of the First Methodist Church and Sholto Lodge 237, F.& A. M. of Quitman. He was a past patron of Crape Myrtle Chapter 163, OES, of Albany. He is survived by his wife, the former Miss Clyde Sawyer of Emanuel County; a son,, A. C. Lastinger Jr. of Savannah; three sisters, Miss Alda Lastinger of Camilla, Mrs. T. D. Preston of Newton, and Mrs. Judson Rigsby of Sale City; a brother, A. P. Lastinger of Camilla and two grandsons. The Albany Undertaking Company is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Elisha Lastinger as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 2 Oct 1908. Camilla, Georgia. The death of Mr. Elisha Lastinger, one of the oldest citizens of the county, was reported in the city yesterday morning as having occurred at his home west of Pelham Wednesday last, 30 Sep 1908, of old age, he being 70 odd years old at the time of his death. Mr. Lastinger was the father of Mr. E. P. Lastinger, of this city, and has many friends in the county who will regret to learn of his death. To the surviving members of the family, the ENTERPRISE joins a large number of friends in extending sympathy.
Obituary of Johnnie Gee Joiner Lastinger as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 7 Mar 1990. Camilla, Georgia. Johnnie Lastinger, 91, formerly of Camilla, died Thursday morning, 1 Mar 1990, at Green Cove Springs, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, 2 Mar 1990, at Parker Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. John Beck officiating. Burial will follow in Oakview Cemetery. Mrs. Lastinger is a native of Mitchell County, the daughter of the late John and Susan Gee Joiner. She was the widow of the late Ambrose Lastinger. For a number of years, she was the manager of Clary's 5 and 10 in Camilla. She was a member of the Camilla United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Martha Sue Banks of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; three grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Pall bearers will be Michael Banks, Steven Banks, Phillip Joiner, Ackie Joe Bond, Wayne Humphries, and John McKenzie. Parker Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Obituary of G. W. C. Lovingood as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 19 Feb 1926. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. G. W. C. Lovingood passed away peacefully Monday, 15 Feb 1926, just before 4:00 PM at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. A. Shiver, on Oakland Avenue after a long period of ill health. Weakened with the infirmities of old age and having suffered for the past year or so with Brights disease, the deceased had been care for as tenderly as a little child, but on Wednesday of last week he was taken with a more severe attack and continued to grow worse despite all that could be done, the end coming in less than a week. Funeral services were held Tuesday, 16 Jun 1926, at 2:00 PM at Mt. Zion church, the services being conducted by Rev J. G. Graham. A large number of friends of the bereaved family attended the funeral and there were many beautiful floral offerings. Interment was in the cemetery beside the church. Mr. Lovingood had lived to a ripe old age and would have been ninety years old if he had lived until 11 March. He was born and reared in North Carolina and had lived for a long number of years at Murphy, having served for many years as sheriff of Cherokee county and after he became an old man had been justice of the peace for 26 years. He was a man of earnest Christian character and had been a member of the Baptist church since he was a boy of nineteen years. Mr. Lovingood was also an honored soldier of the Confederacy, having spent the entire four years of the war in active service. He was twice married. His first wife was a Miss Jane Cook. His second wife, who was the mother of Mrs. Shiver, was Miss Harriett McDonald, and she had preceded her husband to the grave several years ago. Mr. Lovingood had made his home here with his daughter, Mrs. Shiver, for nearly a year before his death. Surviving the deceased are the following children: Messrs. Drew, Ben and Dent Lovingood, and Mrs. R. H. Johnson, all of near Murphy, N. C. and Mrs. H. A. Shiver of this city. Mrs. S. T. Prosser of Thomasville is a granddaughter of the deceased. The bereaved family have the sincere sympathy of the entire community in their sad hour.
Obituary of Amy Mildred Carter Luckey as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 13 Nov 1969. Albany, Georgia. Mrs. C. B. Luckey, 52, 111 E. Rosewood Drive, died Wednesday, 12 Nov 1969, afternoon in Phoebe Putney Hospital following an illness. Mrs. Luckey had been a resident of Albany for the past 12 years and was a day nursery attendant at Byne Memorial Baptist Church. She was born 2 Jun 1917, in Grady County, Georgia and was the daughter of John S. and the late Bessie Dairus Carter. She was the former Miss Mildred Carter. Mrs. Luckey was graduated from Meigs High School in 1936. She was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church and the Deborah Sunday School Class. Survivors include her husband, Charles B. Luckey of Albany; a daughter, Miss Judy Luckey of Albany; a son, Charles A. Luckey of Atlanta; her father, John S. Carter of Pelham; a sister, Mrs. L. W. Adams of Albany; three brothers, L. K. Carter of Montgomery, Ala., Fred W. Carter of Albany and Charles D. Carter of Nashville, Tenn. The funeral was conducted today, 13 Nov 1969, at 3:00 PM at the Byne Memorial Baptist Church, the Rev E. A. Abbott, pastor, officiating and interment in Floral Memory Gardens. Pallbearers (active) were Fred Sink, Harold N. McMillian, Wiley Cox, Bruce Grayson, W. S. Newsome Jr., and Don Lanier; honorary: Board of Deacons of Byne Memorial Baptist Church. The Deborah Sunday School Class was to attend as a body. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors were in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Angeline Nancy Davis Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 14 Sep 1917. Camilla, Georgia. Mrs. Angeline Lucky, an aged and greatly beloved lady and long a resident of Mitchell County, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lizzie Shiver, in the Live Oak community on Wednesday night of last week at 10:00 PM. The death of Mrs. Lucky caused deep sorrow among her wide connection of relatives and many friends who had so long been associated with her. Funeral services were held on Thursday afternoon at 3:30 PM at the home of Mrs. Shiver, interment being made at Oakview Cemetery. Rev. H. N. Burnett conducted the services. The large concourse of people present attested to the love and deep esteem in which the deceased was held by all who knew her. Mrs. Lucky was 76 years old at the time of her death. She had made her home with her grandson, Mr. Perry Shiver, three miles east of Camilla, and was on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. Lizzie Shiver at the time of her fatal illness and death. She was born in Dale County, Alabama and moved to this state in early childhood. Mrs. Lucky was twice married, her first husband being L. H. Shiver, after whose death she was married the second time to Mr. Seaborn Lucky, who also preceded her to the grave several years ago. The deceased was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and was a woman of genuine Christian character, her faith being put to the test in the long years of her Christian experience. Mrs. Lucky is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Lizzie Shiver; one brother, Mr. G. W. Davis, living in the northern part of the county, and one sister, Mrs. N. Atkinson, also of this county, beside a large number of grand children and other near relatives who mourn her loss. The Enterprise joins the many relatives and friends in extending the hand of sympathy to the bereaved family of this good woman.
Obituary of Charles Barfield Luckey as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 4 Dec 1991. Albany, Georgia. The Funeral Services of Charles Barfield Luckey, 78, of 822 Rosedale Avenue, who died Sunday, 1 Dec 1991 will be conducted at 11:00 AM Wednesday 4 Dec 1991 at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors Chapel with interment at Floral Memory Gardens. A native of Mitchell County, Mr. Luckey had resided in Albany since 1958. He was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church, the Good Fellowship Sunday School Class and the Happy Hearts. Survivors include his wife, Jewell Johnson Luckey of Albany, a son, Charles of Alpharetta, a daughter, Judy Luckey of Lawrenceville; two stepsons, Philip Thomas of Macon and Danny Thomas of Plains; a stepdaughter, Ruth Knegtel of Birmingham, Ala; and three step-grandchildren.
Obituary of Elizabeth Griner Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" newspaper dated 1 May 1942. Bringing sadness and regret to numerous friends throughout the county was the news of the death of Mrs. S.B. Luckey, aged and beloved woman and mother of Messrs. T.J. and A.L. Luckey which occurred at her home here on Tuesday at 5:00 PM. Mrs. Luckey had been in bad health for the past three months and had been confined to her bed for about three weeks. Funeral services took place Wednesday at 5:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. R.C. Brown, pastor of Pelham Baptist Church. Interment took place immediately following in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Pallbearers were five grandsons; J.T. Watts, C.B. Luckey, A.L. Luckey Jr., O.L. Luckey, S.B. Luckey and John Collins. Mrs. Luckey was in her seventy-six year when death came to her. She was born in this county in August of 1866 and spent her entire life here. She was the former Eliza Griner, daughter of the late Jasper and Patricia Griner. She was married to S.B. Luckey of this county, who preceded her to the grave twenty-eight years ago. She had been a member of the Baptist Church since early in life and was an earnest Christian, a good woman and was beloved by many friends, who are saddened by her home going. Many friends join the family in mourning the death of this good woman. Mrs. Luckey is survived by eight children. They are Mrs. J.T. Watts of Mobile, Ala., Mrs. J.T. Lee of Popano,Fla., Mrs. J.M. Hudgins of Pelham, Ga., Miss Audrey Luckey of Atlanta, Ga., Messrs. T.J. and A.L. Luckey of Camilla, Ga., Euco Luckey of Pelham, Ga., and J.B. Luckey of Nashville, Tenn. She also leaves one brother, C.G. Griner and one sister, Mrs. T.W. Curles.
Obituary of Ether Lee Hart Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 22 Feb 1957. Funeral services for Mrs. Tom Luckey, 64, were held at 3:00 PM Sunday at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Duncan and the Rev. N.H. Williams officiating. A quartet composed of Mr and Mrs Wayne Robertson, Mrs H.H. Keadle and Mr. Earl Singletary, soloist, Mrs. Delton Harden, and organist Mrs W.A. Smith, Jr., rendered comforting funeral music. Interment was in Oakview Cemetery. Named as honorary pallbearers were: W.C. Adams, E.J. Vann, Jr., Byron Baggs, Jr., A.R. Roles, Dan Royal, A.R. Royal, Ellis Shiver, W.F. Cullens, P.C. Cullens, W.W. Brooks, John C. Butler, Grover Jones, Frank Twitty, and Robert Culpepper. Named as active pallbearers were: Shelly Jones, Dr. Earl Strickland, Julian Rivers, T.B. Twitty, Jr., Jerome Palmer, John Maples, Frank Palmer and Charles Kolbie. Active in church and business circles until ill health forced her retirement. Mrs. Luckey was the former Ether Lee Hart. She was born and reared here and her parents, the late Simon and Georgia Shiver Hart, were pioneer citizens. Owner and operator of Luckey Dry Cleaners, Mrs. Luckey died Friday afternoon at her home following an illness of two years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Camilla. Survivors include three daughters; Mrs. Ivan Loomis of Orlando, Fla., Mrs. J.O. Willis of Moultrie, Ga., and Mrs. Tom Reynolds of Camilla; two sons, Ottis Luckey of Camilla and S.B. Luckey of Albany, Ga., four sisters; Miss Beatrice Hart and Mrs. J.C. Crosby Sr. of Camilla, Mrs. W.B. Sloan of Pelham and Mrs. Adell Murphy of Coolidge; two brothers; Byron and Dewey Hart of Camilla, 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild. All of the family were present except one granddaughter, Mrs. E.J. Friesen of Port Lyantey, French Morroco, North Africa, who had just returned to her home after a two week visit with her grandmother.
Obituary on Euco Livingston Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 28 Aug 1968. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. Euco Livingston Luckey, age 78, of Pelham, passed away suddenly after a lengthy illness at his home on Monday, 26 Aug 1968. He was born in Mitchell County, GA. 23 May 1890, soon of the late Samuel Barfield and Elizabeth Griner Luckey. He was married to Arilla Kidd Luckey. He was a retired employee of Coats and Clark Company of Pelham. He was a member of the Lake Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held 28 Aug at 3:00 PM at the Lake Pleasant Baptist Church and burial at the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Mr. Luckey is survived by his wife; three sons, Travis Luckey of Ft. Meyers, Fl., Jimmy Luckey and Everett Lee Shiver (?) of Pelham; one brother, Alfred Luckey of Camilla and four sisters; Mrs. Ren Watts of Mobile, Al., Mrs. J.M. Hudgins, Mrs. Audrey Holley and Mrs. Alice Lee of Pelham.
Obituary of Jonathan L. Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 17 Nov 1939. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. Jonathan L. Luckey, 92, Mitchell County's last surviving Confederate Veteran, passed away Saturday morning at 3:00 AM at the home of his son, W. M. Luckey in Pleasant Hill community after an illness of several months. He had been confined to his bed since August. News of Mr. Luckey's death caused genuine sorrow among his hosts of friends throughout the county. For a number of years he has been a familiar figure at Confederate Memorial Day exercises when veterans of the Sixties were honored for their valiant service to the South, one by one, wearers of the Confederate Gray, who joined him on these happy occasions have passed on, and for the past three years Mr. Luckey has been the county's last veteran. Funeral services took place Sunday at 2:00 PM at Pleasant Hill Church, conducted by Rev. Will M. Davis of Meigs, Ga. Interment was in the family lot in the church yard. Pall bearers, all nephews of the deceased, were Julius Palmer, Charlie Palmer, Ben Hill Palmer, Louis Collins, William Collins, Jim Culpepper, Alfred Luckey and Tom Luckey. J. J. White of Camilla Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Luckey had passed his ninety-second birthday when his long and worthy life came to an end. He was born in Mitchell County and spent his entire life here. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Seab Luckey, pioneer settlers in this section. Mr. Luckey enlisted for service in the Confederate Army in early young manhood, serving with distinction with the famous Campbell Siege Artillery. Returning home from the war, he was married to Miss Missouri Collins, of this county, who preceded him in death many years ago. Inheriting the profession of farming from his father, Mr. Luckey centered his life's activities on the farm, where his diligence at work, quiet fine qualities in the home, neighborhood and church marked his as a worthwhile life. He a been a member of the Baptist church for many long years. Mr. Luckey was beloved by numbers of friends, who are grieved by his passing and whose warm and sympathy is extended to members of the bereaved family. Mr. Luckey is survived by his son, W. M. Luckey, with whom he made his home, and there are eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Surviving sisters are Mrs. Seab Palmer of Camilla and Miss Winnie Luckey of Cotton.
Obituary of Marjorie Bell Pitts Luckey as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 9 Jul 1954. Albany, Georgia. Funeral services were announced today for Mrs. S. B. Luckey, 38 year old Albany mother of three children, who was killed instantly yesterday in an automobile-panel truck accident at the Mock-Moultrie Road intersection. Mrs. Luckey's husband was released from the hospital today and hospital authorities said the driver of the other vehicle involved in the accident, Nolan Patrick Kincade of Illinois, was still in fair condition. Funeral services for Mrs. Luckey will be conducted tomorrow at 4:00 PM at the First Baptist Church, with Dr. Leonard A. Stephens, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery. She was the former Miss Marjorie Pitts of Albany and lived at 419 Ogelthorpe Avenue. She was an Albany High School graduate and a member of the First Baptist Church. Mrs. Luckey is survived by her husband; three children, Don, Sam and Cecile; her mother, Mrs. R. L. Pitts of Albany; a brother, Cecil Pitts of Albany, a sister, Miss Mildred Pitts of Albany. Pallbearers will be Charles Callaway, Harold Watkins, W. B. Stripling, W. L. Banks, H. F. Mathis and Russell Lane. They will meet at the chapel of the Albany Undertaking Company Friday at 3:30 PM. Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Butts, C. E. Ragan, Jr., Richard Hobbs, D. C. Campbell Sr., Vance Hubble, D. C. Campbell Jr.,Raymond Hill, Hoyt Vining, E. E. Watkins, B. A. English and Robert Hamlin. Honorary pallbearers will meet at the First Baptist Church tomorrow at 3:45 PM. Kimbrell-Stern of the Albany Undertaking Company are in charge of the arrangements.
Obituary of Missouri A. Collins Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 29 Nov 1912. Camilla, Georgia. Mrs. Missouri Luckey, wife of J .L. Luckey, a well known farmer living six miles east of Camilla, died on Wednesday of last week November 20th, after an illness of some time. Mrs. Luckey was born in 1852 and had just passed her 60th milestone. She was the daughter of Mr. William Collins, who died years ago, and was the sister of Mr. W. H. Collins, who is the representative from Grady County in the State Legislature. She leaves a husband and three children; Byron, W. M. and Miss Eula Luckey. The funeral took place at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery last Thursday afternoon and was conducted by Rev. H. N. Burnett.
Obituary of Sallie Lou Shirah Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" newspaper dated 18 Sep 1925. Many friends all over the county were saddened by the death of Mrs. W. M. Luckey, which took place Saturday night at about 11:00 PM at the home of the deceased in Pleasant Hill community. Mrs. Luckey's illness began with a severe attack of pneumonia several months ago. She never recovered from the effects of it, her strength gradually waning until the end. Funeral services were held at Pleasant Hill church Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. J. G. Graham, a large number of friends and relatives attending the services. Mrs. Luckey was before her marriage, Miss Sallie Shirah. she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Shirah, and was born and reared at the family home near Flint. She was one of eleven (11) girls having no brothers. She was happily married about thirteen (13) years ago to Mr. W.M. Luckey, who survived her with five little boys. Mrs. Luckey was thirty-eight years of age at the time of her death. She was a woman of devoted Christian character and the many activities of a loving wife, mother, sister and neighbor made up her life of quiet service. She was converted early in life and united with the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of which she was a loyal member until her death. Besides the heartbroken husband and children, the deceased leaves the following sisters: Mrs. W.D. Adams, Mrs. G.W. Faircloth, Mrs. Morgan Mansfield, Mrs. Braid Williams, Mrs. Floyd Fowler, Mrs. Miles Mansfield, Mrs. Carl Rackley and Mrs. Clarence Vines, all of Mitchell County.
Newspaper Clipping on Samuel Luckey in The Albany Herald of Albany Georgia for 6 Sep 1850. Albany Herald, April 1996, Volume I (1845-1852). Compiled by Tad Evans. Mr. Samuel Luckey, Jr., a young man about 21 years old, fell from the ferry boat at Newton (Baker), Georgia, on the evening of the 3d instant, and was drowned. Efforts were immediately made by many citizens to recover the body, but without success.
Obituary of Samuel Barfield Luckey (1916-1972) as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 6 Apr 1972. Albany, Georgia. S. B. Luckey, 56, 4911 Van Cise Lane, died Wednesday, 5 Apr 1972, afternoon in Crisp County Hospital, Cordele. He had been a resident of Albany for the past 34 years and was a salesman for Flint Beverage Company. Mr. Luckey was born 27 Mar 1916, in Mitchell County, and was the son of the late Thomas J. and Ether Leigh Luckey. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Albany Lodge 713, B. P. O. E., and Woodman of the World. Survivors include his wife, the former Miss Edna Bennett of Albany, three sons, Donald Luckey of Albany, Sam Luckey of the Canal Zone, Republic of Panama, Robert Luckey of Paris Island, S. C.; four daughters, Mrs. Charlie (Therlus) Hancock, Mrs. Barry (Barbara) Cohen, and Miss Leigh Luckey all of Albany;, and Mrs. John (Cecile) Newsome of Moultrie; a brother, Otis Luckey of Moultrie; three sisters, Mrs. Ivan Loomis of Leesburg, Fla., Mrs. J. O. Willis of Moultrie and Mrs. Buck Cribbs of Winter Haven, Fla. The funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 4:00 PM at Kimbrell-Stern Chapel by the Rev Perry F. Webb Jr., pastor of First Baptist church. Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Obituary on Samuel Barfield Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 8 Nov 1912. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. S.B. Luckey, a well known and respected citizen of this county, who lived about ten miles east of Camilla, died yesterday afternoon at three o'clock. He had a been a sufferer from a serious stomach affection for a long time and this disease was the cause of his death. For many years, Mr. Luckey served as County Surveyor of Mitchell county and in that capacity became generally known. He was regarded as a man of high character and was just and liberal with all whom he dealt. He leaves a family and several brothers and sisters to mourn his loss. The funeral took place at Mt. Zion Cemetery this afternoon.
Obituary of Thomas Jefferson Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 21 Jun 1946. Camilla, Georgia. Numerous friends throughout the community were saddened by news of the death of Mr. Thomas J. Luckey, well known Camilla business man, 12:00 PM Sunday, 16 Jun 1946, at Phoebe Putney Memorial hospital in Albany following an illness of several days. He was carried to the hospital Thursday in serious condition and continued to grow worse. Members of his family have the warm and sincere sympathy of their numbers of friends in the sadness of their bereavement. Funeral services took place Monday, 17 Jun 1946, at 5:00 PM at the First Baptist Church, of which Mr. Luckey was a devoted member. Services were conducted by the Rev N. H. Williams, retired Methodist minister, and attended by a large assemblage of friends. Comforting hymns were beautifully sung by the choir. The flowers were numerous and beautiful. Acting as pall bearers were C. E. Gaulden, T. B. Twitty Jr., John Maples, W. W. Gee of Albany, C. E. Smith, E. G. Williford, and John Butler. Interment was in Oakview Cemetery. Thomas Jefferson Luckey was born in Camilla and would have been 62 years of age in August. He was the son of Samuel Barfield and Eliza Griner Luckey and grew up in this county, was reared on a farm and received his education from Mitchell County schools. After growing up he farmed for some time and later came to Camilla, 22 years ago and went into the dry cleaning business, which has grown steadily from time to time and just recently was transferred to a newly built spacious and well equipped building adequate for their largely increased business. Kind and affectionate of nature and friendly to everyone, he had numerous friends whom his death has brought sadness and sense of loss. He had been a member of the Baptist Church since childhood and enjoyed fellowship of the church. Thirty-seven years ago he was happily married to Miss Ethel Hart daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Simon Hart who survives him, with their children, as follows: Ottis Luckey of Camilla, S. B. Luckey of Albany, Mrs. Ivan Loomis of Ocala, Fla., Mrs. J. O. Willis of Moultrie, and Mrs. Tom Reynolds of Camilla. There are five grandchildren, Ada Lee Reynolds of Camilla, Lawayna Flynn of Moultrie, and Don, Samuel and Cecile Luckey of Albany. Also surviving are his four sisters, Mrs. J. T. Watts of Mobile, Ala., Mrs. J. T. Lee of Pompano, Fla., Mrs. J. M. Hudgins of Pelham and Mrs. Audrey McCorkle of Nashville, Tenn., and three brothers: A. L. Luckey, E. L. Luckey of Pelham and J. B. Luckey of Nashville, Tenn.
Obituary of William H. Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 10 Jul 1914. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. W. H. Luckey died last Sunday night at a sanitarium in Cairo after having just undergone an operation for appendicitis. The operation was performed about 4:00 PM and he died at 11:00 PM. The news of his death was a considerable shock to his many friends here, many of whom did not know of the serious nature of his illness. He had suffered from the trouble for several months and every effort had been made to avoid the operation. He was taken to Dr. Walker's sanitarium by his brother, J. L. Luckey, but his condition was so serious that he did not survive long after the surgery. His remains were brought back to Mt. Zion Church on Monday where Rev H. N. Burnett conducted services. Mr. Luckey was 53 years old. He was regarded as one of the county's most upright citizens. He was in charge of the county poor farm for the last 15-18 years. This was conducted on the farm of Mr. R.V. Bush at the time of Mr. Luckey's death where he was residing at the time. The deceased is survived by his wife and four daughters; Mrs. Albert Thornton and Mrs. Albert Mock of Baconton, and Mrs. Albert Shiver and Miss Lillie Mae Luckey of Camilla. He is also survived by one brother, Mr. J.L. Luckey, and five sisters, Mrs. Bob Morgan, Mrs. Anna Jane Palmer, Miss Winnie Luckey, Mrs. Lila Palmer, and Mrs. Lloyd Shiver.
Obituary of William Monroe Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 7 Apr 1961. Camilla, Georgia. William Monroe Luckey, age 78, died at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany, Ga. on Monday 3 April, after a brief illness. Funeral services were held yesterday, Wednesday, afternoon at 2:00 PM at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The Rev. M. Mooley officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery. Mr. Luckey was born in Mitchell County 4 Sep 1882, son of the late Jonathan L. and Missouri Collins Luckey. He was a farmer and landowner in the Pleasant Hill section. Pallbearers were Buster Williams, Willis Burtz, Bill Colvin, Shelley Jones, Ernest Williams, Austin Williams, Kay Williams, Julius Williams Leland Goodson, Isaac Davis, Frank Jones, Charlie White, Shirley Blackburn, Bill Dees, Calvin Turner, Woodrow Brooks, E. J. Vann, Jr., and Elwood Williams. Bramlett Funeral Home of Camilla, Ga. had charge of funeral arrangements. Survivors include five sons; Robert L. Luckey of Rt. 4 in Camilla, Lu Gene Luckey, Joseph Luckey and Samuel Luckey of Tampa, Fla; Thomas B. Luckey of Camilla. Thirteen grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Obituary of Winnie Luckey as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 30 Mar 1947. Camilla, Georgia. Miss Winnie Luckey, aged and well known Mitchell county woman, died Thursday night of last week, March 20, at the home of her nephew, Mr. A. L. Luckey Sr., near Cotton following a short illness. Funeral services took place Friday afternoon at three-thirty o'clock at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. S.O. Thomas, and attended by a large concourse of friends and relatives. Interment was in the cemetery near the church. The pallbearers were Milward Eubanks, Jerome Palmer, Theodore Palmer, Norwood Eubanks of Camilla and C.B. Luckey and A.B. Palmer of Pelham. Member of a prominent pioneer family of Mitchell county, Miss Luckey was born and reared in this county and was 84 years of age when death came to her. She was a member of Lake Pleasant Baptist Church. For the past several years she had made her home with her nieces and nephews and for the last year had made her home with Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Luckey.
Obituary of Alex Mansfield as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 11 Oct 1946. Camilla, Georgia. Friends throughout the county were saddened by the death of Alex Mansfield, former resident of Sale City, at an early hour Wednesday, 9 Oct 1946, morning at Battey Hospital in Rome. Mr. Mansfield's death followed an illness of two and a half years. Funeral services took place Thursday, 10 Oct 1946, at 3:00 PM at Sale City Baptist church. Interment followed in the family lot in the Sale City cemetery. Mr. Mansfield is the son of Mr. Morgan Mansfield of Pineland Plantation of Newton. He is survived by his wife and two children, Gloria and Jack Mansfield of Waycross, his father, and two sisters, Mrs. E. E. Rackley of Camilla and Mrs. R. L. Bridges of Albany.
Obituary of Clem Wayne Mansfield as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 31 Jan 1947. Camilla, Georgia. Clem Wayne Mansfield, two month old infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Clem Harrell Mansfield, died Sunday, 26 Jan 1947, at 3:00 PM in the Pelham clinic. Funeral services took place at Hopeful Baptist Church Monday, 27 Jan 1947, at 3:00 PM conducted by Rev Gus Sellers. Interment was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Mansfield is the former Miss Lila Poitevint of near Hopeful. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of many friends in their loss.
Obituary of Eldon Leroy Mansfield Sr. as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 17 Sep 1979. Albany, Georgia. The grave side funeral service of E. L. Mansfield, 74, of 502-A Tift Avenue, who died Saturday, 15 Sep 1979, will be conducted Monday, 17 Nov 1979 at Crown Hill Cemetery. Mr. Mansfield, a Mitchell County native, had lived in Albany for 53 years. He retired from REA Express in 1970 after 46 years of service. he was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Emily McDonell Mansfield of Albany; a son, Lt. Col. E. Leroy Mansfield, Jr. of Fort Lee, Virginia; a brother, Davis Mansfield of Newton; five sisters, Miss Eva Mansfield and Mrs. W. P. Henry of Pelham, Mrs. E. L. Mostellar of Anderson, S.C., Mrs. Sara Hall of Newton and Mrs. J. R. Johnson of Leesburg; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Heart Fund. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Eva Pearl Mansfield as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 28 Apr 1989. Camilla, Georgia. The funeral services for Eva Pearl Mansfield, 80, who died 24 Apr 1989 at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany were held Wednesday, 26 Apr 1989 at 3:00 PM in the Braswell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev Dave Hailey officiating. Burial was in the Pelham Cemetery. The daughter of the late Miles and Melvinia Shirah Mansfield, she was a member of Pelham First Baptist Church and was a veteran of World War II. She was also a retired home economist and dietician. She is survived by four sisters, Essie Laura Henry of Pelham; Verna Mosteller of Anderson, SC; Evelyn Johnson of Leesburg; and Sara Hall of Newton. A number of nieces and nephews survive. Active pallbearers were Joe Farris, James S. Allen, George Bishop, Paul Davison, Brian Wetherald and W.F. Griffin. Braswell Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
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