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Obituary of Henry Jacob Mansfield as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 18 Feb 1927. Camilla, Georgia. A death causing sadness to a large number of friends throughout the county was that of Mr. Henry J. Mansfield, belove citizen of the county, which took place at the home of his son, Mr. Miles Mansfield, on Friday, 11 Feb 1927, at 7:00 AM. Mr. Mansfield had been in very bad health for the past six months, suffering from Bright's Disease, and his family realized that the end was not far distant though he was able to walk about the house. He was sitting in a chair when his children came in and found him looking as though he had quietly dropped off to sleep, so peacefully had his spirit gone from his suffering body to its eternal home. Funeral services were held at Shady Grove Church on Saturday, 12 Feb 1927, at 4:00 PM and attended by a large gathering of relatives and friends of the deceased. The services were conducted by Rev S. O. Thomas and Rev J. T. Rigsby. The casket was borne to its last resting place by eight grandsons of the deceased who acted as pallbearers. Mr. Mansfield was a member of one of Mitchell's oldest families and was born and reared in this county. He had passed his seventy fifth birthday in July of last year and was well along in his seventy sixth year at the time of his death. He was the son of the late J. F. Mansfield of this county and he was married to Miss Elizabeth Crosby, who now survives him together with their children. Mr. Mansfield was truly a good man, gentle and kindly of nature, staunch and dependable of character, ready to lend a helping hand wherever needed. Though a man of quiet nature he was known and loved by numerous friends all over the county. He was an earnest and consistent Christian and had been a member of the Baptist Church for a number of years.

Obituary of Herbert Mansfield as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 24 Jan 1939. Albany, Georgia. Herbert Mansfield, 10 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Mansfield of Pineland Plantation, died last night at the Phoebe Putney Hospital after about a weeks illness. Herbert was brought to the hospital yesterday morning for treatment. He was a very happy, sweet child and was loved by all who knew him. News of his death brought sorrow to a wide circle of friends. He attended school in Newton and was in the fourth grade. The funeral party left the Albany Undertaking Company's place at 1:00 PM for Sale City, where the service was conducted in the Baptist Church. The Rev J. T. Rigsby, pastor, was in charge. Besides his parents, Herbert is survived by three sisters, Carolyn, Dorothy and Peggy; two brothers, Martin and Fred; his grandparents, Mr. an Mrs. Morgan Mansfield of Pineland and Mr. and Mrs. J. L Blount of Baconton. An uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Mansfield, live in Albany.

Obituary of Maggie Jackson Mansfield as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 4 Jan 1995. Albany, Georgia. WAYCROSS, GA. - Maggie Jackson Mansfield, 85, of Waycross died Sunday, 1 Jan 1995, at Satilla regional Hospital in Waycross. The funeral will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, 5 Jan 1995, in Crown Hill Cemetery. Dr. C. Michael Gravette will officiate. Mrs. Mansfield had resided in Albany most of her life. She was a retired gift shop manager and a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church. She was the widow of Alex Mansfield. Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Dalie of Palm Springs, Ca., a son, Jack Mansfield of Waycross; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Obituary of Melvina Watson Shirah Mansfield as written in "The Albany Herald"dated 7 Dec 1959. Albany, Georgia. Funeral Services for Mrs. Miles Mansfield, 72, who died Saturday, 5 Dec 1959, were set today at 3:00 PM at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Mitchell County, conducted by the Rev D. E. Townsend pastor and the Rev Manning J. Hicks, pastor of the Newton Baptist Church and interment in the church cemetery. Pallbearers: Bobby Mansfield, W. F. Griffin, Billy Harmon, James Adams, Orr Adams, Raiford Faircloth, Lenly D. Wetherald and Jake Rackley. Mrs. Mansfield is survived by her husband; five daughters, Miss Eva Mansfield of Leavenworth, Kansas, Mrs. W. P. Henry of Pelham, Mrs. E. L. Mosteller of Washington, D. C., Mrs. W. M. Harmon of Leesburg and Mrs. Cal Hall Jr. of Newton; five sons, E. L. and P. H. Mansfield of Albany, James Mansfield of Miami, M. W. Mansfield of St. Petersburg, and R. D. Mansfield of Buena Park, California; two sisters, Mrs. C. F. Fowler of Pelham, and Miss Minnie Adams of Camilla; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Kimbrell-stern Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Miles Mansfield as written in the "The Albany Herald" dated 2 April 1964. Albany, Georgia. Miles Mansfield, 81, died early today, 31 Mar 1964, in a Middle Georgia hospital following an illness. A former resident of Lee County, Mr. Mansfield had been making his home with his daughter, Mrs. W. P. Henry of Pelham since 1959. He was born 29 Aug 1882 in Mitchell county, son of the late Henry J. and Elizabeth Crosby Mansfield. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 2 Apr 1964, at 3:30 PM in grave side ceremony at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Mitchell County, the Rev W. F. Dyches officiating. At the time of his death he was a retired farmer. Survivors include five daughters, Miss Eva Mansfield of Leavenworth, Kansas, Mrs. W. P. Henry of Pelham; Mrs. E. L. Mosteller of Abita Springs, Louisiana, Mrs. W. M. Harmon of Leesburg and Mrs. Cal Hall of Newton; four sons, E. L. and P. H. Mansfield of Albany, James Mansfield of Miami, Fla., and R. D. Mansfield of Buena Park, Ca.; 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. The family will be at the home of his son, E. L. Mansfield, 311 Roosevelt Ave. in Albany.

Obituary of Paul Hubert Mansfield as written in"The Albany Herald" dated 14 Jul 1968. Albany, Georgia. The funeral for Paul H. Mansfield will be held Sunday, 14 Jul 1968, at 3:00 PM at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Albany. The Rev Richard W. Sauer Brun, pastor will conduct the service. Interment will follow in Floral Memory Garden in Albany. Mr. Mansfield, 55, of 1202 Gordon Avenue, died Thursday night, 11 Jul 1968, in Mercer Hospital, Davenport, Iowa, of a heart attack suffered Monday, 8 Jul 1968. He had been a resident of Albany for the last 19 years and was assistant superintendent of Goodrich Builder's, Incorporated. A native of Mitchell county, Mr. Mansfield was born 13 Sep 1912, son of the late Miles and Melvina Shirah Mansfield. He was a charter member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church and a graduate of the University of Georgia. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nan Cox Mansfield of Maysville; two daughters, Misses Nancy and Kathy Mansfield of Albany; five sisters, Mrs. W. P. Henry of Pelham, Mrs. C. A. Hall Jr. of Newton, Mrs. Russell Johnson of Leesburg, Mrs. Earl Mosteller of Seneca, S. C., and Miss Eva Mansfield of Lansing, Kansas; three brothers, E. L. Mansfield of Albany, James H. Mansfield of Eau Gallie, Fla., and Davis Mansfield of Cypress, California. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors had charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Robert Davis Mansfield taken from The Camilla Enterprise dated 28 Sep 1988 and compiled into the book "Obituaries of The Camilla Enterprise"--Southwest Genealogical Society of Albany, Ga. Page 14. 1994. Robert Davis Mansfield, 62, of Newton, died Friday, 23 Sep, at the Miller County Hospital in Colquitt. Grave side services were held Monday, 26 Sep 1988, at 11:00 AM in the Newton Cemetery with the Rev. Lester Turley officiating. Mansfield, born 1 Sep 1826, in Worth County, Ga., was the son of Miles and Melvinia Shirah Mansfield and was married to Freddie D. Mansfield of Newton. He was a member of Newton Baptist Church and was a union organizer with United Steel Workers. Survivors include four sons, Dave of Springfield, Va., George of Tujunga, Ca., and John and Earl of Newton; five sisters, Eva Mansfield and Essie Laura Henry of Pelham, Verna Mostetter of Anderson, SC, Evelyn Johnson of Leesburg and Sarah Hall of Newton. Parker Funeral Home of Camilla had charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Saphronia Shirah Mansfield as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 28 Jun 1929. Camilla, Georgia. Sale City and surrounding community was saddened by the death of Mrs. Fronie Shirah Mansfield, which occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charlie Harris, at Sale City. Mrs. Mansfield's home was at Leesburg, Fla. She came down here two weeks ago hoping the change would benefit her. She gradually grew worse and the end came Saturday, 22 Jun 1929, at 8:30 AM. She was the daughter of the late A. G. Shirah, of this county, and wife of Morg Mansfield. Mrs. Mansfield was 50 ;years old and has lived in this county most of her life. To know her was to love her. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and will be sadly missed in her community. Besides her husband, she leaves four children, Mrs. E. E. Rackley of Sale City; Alex Mansfield of Albany, Alex Mansfield of Albany and Reggie Mansfield of Leesburg. Also nine grandchildren and seven sisters besides a host of friends and other relatives. The remains were laid to rest Sunday, 23 Jun 1929, afternoon in the Sale City cemetery. Rev W. T. Halstead and Rev W. T. Rigsby conducted the funeral amid a host of friends and relatives. The Vaughn Radio Quartette sand two songs. The family has the sympathy of the community of Sale City and Leesburg in their dark hour. But God, who doeth all things well and never makes mistakes will heal the wounded hearts and some day we will understand.

Obituary of Burl Maples as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 26 Feb 1954. Camilla, Georgia. Burl Maples, native Mitchell Countian and former resident of Pelham, died suddenly at his home in Mobile, Alabama on Friday, 19 Feb 1954, following a heart attack. He had lived in Mobile for the past 35 years. His body was brought back to his former home, and funeral services took place Sunday, 21 Feb 1954, afternoon at 2:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Services were conducted by the Rev Charles C. Duncan. Pallbearers were Vaughn and Maitland Yates, Beckton Isler, Malcolm Palmer, Dolphus Palmer and Calvin Dollar. Interment was in the church cemetery. Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Irene Palmer and son, J. T. Maples of Atlanta.

Obituary of Eunice Thornton Maples. Taken from "Obituaries of The Camilla Enterprise" compiled by the Southwest Georgia Genealogical Society (SWGS), Inc. of Albany, Ga. Page 319 (printed 1 Sep 1993) 1994. Eunice Thornton Maples, 94, of Doerun died Monday 30 Aug 1993 at Worth County Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday 1 Sep at Bridgeboro Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby J. Brown officiating. Burial will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery. Born 28 Jan 1899 in Mitchell County, Ga. she was the daughter of the late Albert N. and Ella Luckey Thornton. She was a homemaker and had resided in Doerun since 1916. She was previously married to Herbert Jenkins who died in 1939. She was a member of Bridgeboro Baptist Church, where she was a long-time pianist. Survivors include a daughter, Madelaine Jenkins Bumstead of Doerun; a son, Ray Jenkins of Baltimore, Md.; a sister Mrs. Homer Keadle of Camilla; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Obituary of Ruby Shirah Maples as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 20 Nov 1992. Camilla, Georgia. Ruby Shirah Maples, 87. of Richmond Hill, formerly of Camilla, died Thursday morning, 19 Nov 1992, at the Liberty Manor in Midway. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, 21 Nov 1992 at Hopeful Baptist Church with the Rev Douglas Rumley and the Rev Joe Holden in charge. Burial will be in the hopeful Cemetery. Born 9 Jan 1905, in Mitchell County, Mrs. Maples was the daughter of the late George W. and Martha McCloud Shirah. She was a retire lunchroom supervisor and a retired farmer. She was the wife of the late James B. Maples. She was a member of the Hopeful Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Timmons of Richmond Hill; two sons, B. E. Pope of Wauchula, Fla., and Ernest Pope of Corona Delmar, Cal.; a step daughter, Iona Lee of Leesburg; three step sons, Woodrow Maples of Zepher Hills, Fla., J. E. Maples of Camilla and Tom Maples of San Meto, Cal.,; two sisters, Sadie Taylor of Camilla and Lucille Jackson of Brookfield; 15 grandchildren, a number of great grandchildren and a number of great-great-grandchildren. The Parker funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Oliver Lee "Mac" McDaniel as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 18 Nov 1994. Albany, Georgia. Oliver Lee McDaniel, 70, of Leesburg, did Thursday at his residence. The funeral will be at 3:00 PM Saturday, 20 Nov at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors Chapel with burial in Floral Memory Gardens. The Rev Bobby Moye will officiate. A native and lifelong resident of Albany, Mr. McDaniel attended schools in Albany. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church, AARP and the Golden Key Club. He was retired from Beatrice. Survivors include his wife Louise McDaniel of Leesburg, two daughters, Gail Luckey of Columbia, S. C. and Sylvia Edwards of Valdosta; and four grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Albany Community Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

Obituary of Ernestine Olivia Powell Mickler as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 11 Jan 1991. Camilla, Georgia. Ernestine Olivia Powell Mickler, 74, of Pelham, died Monday 7 Jan 1991 in Sandy Springs. Funeral services will be held Friday, 11 Jan at 2:00 PM at Saint John Vianney Catholic Church in Camilla. The Father Edward Frank will officiate and The Father Richard Marrow will assist. Burial will be in the Pinecrest Memory Gardens. Born 18 Nov 1916, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Chandler Palmer Powell. She was married to the late Arnold P. Mickler. She was a homemaker, member of Chickasaw Bridge Club and a member of Saint John Vianney Catholic Church. Survivors include two daughters, Frances Mickler May of Cowpens, S. C. and Carol Mickler Wood of Sandy Springs; two sons, Patrick Mickler of New York City and Thomas Mickler of Kalamazoo, Mich.; one sister, Alma Pacetti of Pelham and nine grandchildren, Donna May, Carol May, Leslie May, Katie May, Bryce Mickler, Justin Mickler, Livy Mickler, Megan Wood and Ryan Wood. Honorary pall bearers will be Spencer Walker, D. C. Musgrove, Maston Howze, Harry Ward, Valmore Ward, Ferris Ward and Fredrick Ward. Active pall bearers will be Hal Akridge, Curtis Campbell, James Ross Mickler, Albert Turner, Ronnie Sands and Joseph Sands. Braswell Funeral Home of Pelham was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Charles Albert Mock as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 30 Jul 1915. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. Albert Mock passed away at his home near Sale City on Sunday afternoon at sundown. Mr. Mock's death was a sad shock to his many relatives and friends throughout the county. He was taken ill Wednesday with fever of a very malignant type under which his constitution gave way completely, the end coming just four days after he took his bed. The funeral took place on Monday afternoon at four o'clock at Mt. Zion Church, of which Mr. Mock was a member. Services were conducted by the Rev. H. N. Burnett. Mr. Mock was a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Mock of Mt. Zion settlement. He was about 32 years old. He was married a few years ago to Miss Susie Lucky, daughter of the late W. H. Lucky, who with three small children are left to mourn the loss of husband and father. Mr. Mock is also survived by five sisters: Mrs. Perry Durham; Mrs. Warner Akridge; Ms Armand Eubanks; two other sisters who are yet small, and one brother, Mr. Herbert Mock. Mr. Mock was a young man of upright Christian character and was loved and honored by all with whom he was associated. The Enterprise joins the friends in extending our sympathy to the bereaved family.

Obituary of John Thomas Mock as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 3 Sep 1920. Camilla, Georgia. Friends throughout the county were grieved at the news Monday afternoon that Mr. J. T. Mock, one of Mitchell's prominent and well beloved citizens, had passed away at his home at 4:00 PM. Mr. Mock had been suffering from a complication if diseases for a year or more, following a severe illness from influenza. Although it was generally known that his health was bad, his illness and death came on very suddenly and was a sad shock to all who knew him. Funeral services were held at Mt. Zion church Tuesday, 31 Aug at 3:30 PM. A large assemblage of relatives and friends of the deceased filled the little church. Rev H. N. Burnett conducted funeral services in the church, at the conclusion of which the Camilla Masonic Lodge took charge of the body, laying it rest with all the honors and rites of Masonry, Judge I. A. Bush acting as Worshipful Master. The pall bearers were Messrs. C. G. Griner, Sam Griner, W. L. Shiver, J. P. McRee, J. C. Wilson and W. M. Stevens. Mr. Mock passed from his earthly labors at the age of 66 years. he had always led a very active life and up to a year or so ago had enjoyed perfect health. Mr. Mock had spent a lifetime in Mitchell county and was one of those substantial citizens who compose the backbone of the county. He always took a large interest in the affairs of the county and was prominent among its farmers. Mr. Mock was a man of splendid character and benevolent nature and few men in the county possess more staunch friends than he. He was long an active member of the Masonic order. The deceased is survived by his aged mother, his wife and the following children; Mrs. Perry Durham of Iron City, Mrs. Armand Eubanks of Valdosta, Mrs. Albert Faircloth, Miss Autry Mock and Mr. Herbert Mock all of this county. Four brothers, Messrs, George, Frank, Solomon and Sherman Mock, and two sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Covington and Miss Viny Mock, are also left to mourn his death. The bereaved family have the sincere sympathy of numbers of friends throughout the county in their hour of sorrow.

Obituary of Louvinia Catherine Bussle Mock as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 25 Jun 1926. Camilla, Georgia. Of sorrowful interest to many friends and relatives in the county was the news of the death of Mrs. Levina Mock, widow of the late J. T. Mock, which occurred at the home near Sale City on Tuesday, 22 Jun 1926, at 6:00 AM after an illness of about ten days. Funeral services were held Wednesday, 23 Jun 1926, afternoon at Mt. Zion church attended by a large number of sorrowing friends and relatives. Services were conducted by Rev H. N. Burnett. Interment was in the family lot in the cemetery beside the church. The deceased was born and reared in this county as Miss Levina Catherine Bussey and was married in early womanhood to Mr. J. T. Mock, who preceded her to the grave about three years ago. Mrs. Mock was in her seventieth year when her long and useful life came to a close. A faithful and loving wife and mother, kindly and influential with friends and neighbors, she served her time well. She had been a member of the Methodist church since early in life. Surviving Mrs. Mock are the following children, Mr. Herbert Mock of Sale City; Mrs. Perry Durham and Mrs. Armand Eubanks of Brinson; Mrs. Albert Faircloth of Sale City; and Mrs. Willie Smith of Pelham. She leaves also one sister, Mrs. Ed Anderson of near Thomasville. Numerous lifetime friends of this good woman feel with the family the sad loss at her death and extend to the bereaved ones a tender and heartfelt sympathy.

Obituary of Mary Luckey Morgan as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated _?__Oct 1927. Camilla, Georgia. An aged and much beloved citizen of Mitchell County, Mrs. Mary Luckey Morgan, died at her home in Cotton, Ga. at an early hour Tuesday morning. Weakened and infirm with the weight of years, she had been nearing the end of life for some time, though her last illness was not long. Loved ones were not prepared for her quiet going away, but there is a deep sense of loss and sorrow in the absence of this good woman. Funeral Services were held Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 PM at Mt. Zion Church, conducted by Rev. S.O. Thomas and attended by a large congregation of friends and relatives of the deceased. Mrs. Morgan had reached the remarkable age of eighty-five years when her death occurred. She had spent her entire life in this county. She was Miss Mary Luckey, member of one of the pioneer families of Mitchell County, and had lived her life so faithfully, bravely and unselfishly that the reward of length of years was given to her. She had been a lifelong Christian, having united with the Baptist Church in her early girlhood. Surviving the deceased are her aged husband, Mr. R. Morgan; one daughter, Mrs. Harry Sloan, and two sons, Messrs. Joe and Andrew Morgan. Mrs. Seab Palmer and Miss Winnie Luckey are sisters and Mr. J.L. Luckey is a brother. Besides these, there are numbers of other relatives and many friends who are saddened by Mrs. Morgan's death, and a tender sympathy goes out to the bereaved ones.

Obituary of Robert Morgan as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 27 April 1928. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. Robert Morgan, a well known and highly respected citizen of this county, died Wednesday, 18 April, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H.E. Sloan, in Meigs, Ga. Mr. Morgan had been in failing health for some time and recently had been bedridden and a great sufferer. Funeral services were held at Mt. Zion church near Camilla last Friday morning, Rev. S.O. Thomas conducting services. Mr. Morgan was 87 years of age and had spent practically his entire life in the county. He was a confederate veteran, having given three eventful years to the service of the South. He was held in high esteem by all who knew him and had a host of friends throughout the county who have been saddened by his death. Bereft of his faithful wife last October, Mr. Morgan is survived by only three members of his immediate family, as follows: Mrs. H.E. Sloan of Meigs; Messrs. Joe and Andrew Morgan of Cotton of this county.

Obituary of Hattie Lee Crosby Murphy as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 29 Jan 1993. Albany, Georgia. CAMILLA, GA. - The funeral service of Hattie Lee Crosby Murphy, 83, of Moultrie, who died Thursday, 28 Jan 1993, will be conducted at 4:00 PM Saturday, 30 Jan 1993 at Parker Funeral Home here with interment in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Mitchell County. A native of Camilla, Mrs. Murphy was a homemaker and member of Temple Baptist Church in Colquitt County. Survivors include two sons, William L. Hancock Jr. of Altamonte Springs, Fla. and Hollis L Hancock of Thomasville; a sister, Susie C. Akridge of Newton; a brother, Edgar L. Crosby of Newton and three grandchildren.

Obituary of Ida Lee Oliver as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 31 October 1957. Albany, Georgia. Mrs. Ida P. Oliver, 82, of 914 North Jefferson Street, died Tuesday, 29 Oct 1957 in Phoebe Putney Hospital after a week's illness. Mrs. Oliver had made her home in Albany for the past 66 years. Her husband was the late Thomas E. Oliver who died 25 Feb 1931. Mrs. Oliver was the former Miss Ida Pickron and was born 17 Nov 1874 near Pelham. Her parents were the late Jacob and Mary Glausier Pickron. Mrs. Oliver was a member of the First Baptist Church. She is survived by four sons; A. C. Oliver of Miami, Fla, Wallace Oliver of Valdosta, Joe Oliver of Philadelphia, Penn, and Edwin Oliver of Knoxville, Tenn; four daughters, Mrs. Nathan Good of Greenville, Tenn, Mrs. A. M. Raffield of Albany, and Mrs. S. B. Crawford and Mrs. Paul Hope, both of Knoxville; one sister, Mrs. M. A. Bryant of Elm City, N.C.; and 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM at the First Baptist Church. Services will be conducted by Leonard A. Stephens, pastor, assisted by Dr. C. R. Pittard, pastor of Byne Memorial Baptist Church. Internment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be J. E. Aultman, W. E. Hutchings Jr., Frank Coleman Sr., Vernon Middleton, R. T. Tyler, Roy Warren Sr., Paul Jones and John Davis. Honorary escort will include Yank Huston, M. M. Wiggins Sr., Dave Dekle, A. W. Anderson, H. T. McIntosh, Dr. H. M. McKemie, Franklin Coleman Jr., D. L. Jones, E. H. Heidt Sr., W. A. Rachals, W. V. Kimbrell Sr., Dick Cherry, J. C. Findley, P. A. Seigler, Jack B. Reynolds, and Herman Lanier of Bainbridge. The Albany Undertaking Company is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Irma Fouche Oliver as written in "The Valdosta Daily Times" on 31 July 1997. Valdosta, Georgia. Irma Fouche Oliver, 96, died Tuesday, July 29, 1997, at her residence in Blairsville, GA. Mrs. Oliver was born Mar 1, 1901, in Lee County to the late Barney Fouche and Allie Marshall Fouche. She was a resident of Valdosta for 70 years. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Robert F. Oliver of Blairsville; a granddaughter, Melody Oliver of Lawrenceville; and a sister, Eleanor Blackwell of Albany. Mrs. Oliver was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Wallace Oliver. Funeral will be 31 July 1997 at 11:00 AM at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Valdosta, GA.

Obituary of George W. Ott as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 2 Sep 1927. Camilla, Georgia. Mr. G. W. Ott, for many years a highly esteemed citizen of this county, but recently making his home with his son, Rev A. G. Ott, at Doerun, died Tuesday 23 August 1927. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church in Pelham and internment was made in the Pelham Cemetery. Mr. Ott formerly lived near Camilla and had many friends in this section of the county who learned of his death with deep regret. He was a Confederate veteran and was crippled from wounds he received in the war. He had been a member of the Baptist church since early manhood and was a consistent Christian. He is survived by the following sons and daughters: Rev A. G. Ott of Doerun; Mr. John Ott, Mrs. D. Kierce and Mrs. L. A. Simpson of this county.

Obituary on Andrew Melton "Mitt" Palmer, Sr. taken from "Obituaries from The Camilla Enterprise June 1988-December 1993." Southwest Genealogical Society. 1994. Andrew Melton "Mitt" Palmer, Sr. 86, of Route 3, Pelham, died 18 Oct 1989, at Archbold Memorial hospital in Thomasville. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct 20 at 2 p. m. at Mispah Primitive Baptist Church. Elder Max Childs officiated, and Elder Leon Andrews assisted. Burial was in Mispah Cemetery. Born Dec 16, 1902, in Grady County, he was the son of the late Elijah and Georgia McClelland Palmer. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Mispah Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Eva Mae Pritchard Palmer of Pelham; four sons, Verlon Palmer of Rome, NY; Edsel Palmer of Pelham; Melton Palmer Jr. of Macon; and Ammie L. Palmer of Lilburn; three daughters --Joyce Hurst of Pelham; Mavolyn P. NeSmith of Blakely; and Evelyn P. Liles of Atlanta; one sister Dollie Wiggins, Pelham; ten grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. Active pallbearers were Leon Tinsley, Jr., Elwyn Childs, T. H. Wiggins, Gary Palmer, DeLeon Palmer, and Russell Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Melvin Sellers, Loring Sellers, Ludie Palmer, Louie Palmer, Casper Sellers, Leon Tinsley, Sr., and Donnie Williams. Braswell Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Anna Jane Luckey Palmer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 23 February 1917. Camilla, Georgia. Mrs. Harmon Palmer, a dearly beloved resident of this county passed away at her home in east Mitchell on Wednesday morning at one o'clock after an illness of about a week from pneumonia. Funeral services were held at Mt. Zion, Wednesday afternoon and interment made in the cemetery there. A large number of relatives and friends were present to pay their respect to this good woman. Mrs. Palmer was about sixty years old at the time of her death. For a number of years she had been a faithful and consistent member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and her daily life was that of the Christian, which stood the test through her long years of usefulness. The deceased is survived by her husband and the following children: Messrs. Russ, Tom, John, Ambrose, and Press Palmer, Mrs. Lee Embanks, Mrs. Rask Embanks, and Mrs. Albert Powell. She is also survived by one brother, Mr. Jonathan Luckey, and three sisters, Mrs. SE Palmer, Miss Winnie Luckey and Mrs. Loyd Shiver.

Obituary of Billie Neber Palmer as written in "The Albany Herald" dated 24 Sep 1993. Albany, Georgia. Billie Neber Palmer, 65, of Moultrie, died Thursday, 23 Sep 1983, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. The grave side service will be at 4:00 PM Friday in Westview Cemetery. The Rev J. W. Joiner will officiate. Survivors include her husband, Harry Palmer of Moultrie; her parents, W. V. Never of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mrs. J. V. Ward of Dade City, Fla., two sons, Ernie and Robert Hardin of Moultrie; three daughters, Lynn Wisham and Sharon Buckner of Albany, and Lynda Sullivan of Moultrie; and five grandchildren. Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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