of people who either lived in Mitchell County or were related to residents
Obituary of Tabitha Martin Pollock Crosson as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated Dec 1945. Mrs. Will Crosson Succumbs To Death - Mrs. Tabitha Pollock Crosson, beloved Mitchell county woman, died at her home in Union community on Saturday morning, December 15, at eight thirty o'clock. Numerous friends of this good woman learned of her death with sincere sorrow. Funeral services took place at Union Primitive Baptist Church Sunday afternoon at four o'clock, a large number of friends assembling for the rites which were conducted by Elder Josh Davis. Interment was in the church cemetery. Braswell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Acting as pall bearers were Messrs. M. P. Crosson, R. D. Bluitt, W. P. Allen, C. L. Joiner, J. R. Joiner and C. B. Ross. Mrs. Crosson was sixty six years of age and a lifelong resident of this county. Surviving are her husband, Mr. Will Crosson, to whom she married on Christmas Eve of 1944, and one son, Debbs Pollock. These have the warm sympathy of many friends in their bereavement.
Obituary of Cliff Bostick as written in (prob) "The Camilla Enterprise" dated Jan 1972. Cliff Bostick, Retired Farmer, Dies At Hopeful - Cliff Bostick, prominent retired farmer of the Hopeful community, died Friday, January 7th, at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla after a lengthy illness. Funeral services took place Sunday afternoon, January 9th, at three o'clock at the Hopeful Baptist Church with the pastor, Rev. Melvin York, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. W. F. Dyches, Tucker Baptist Association Missionary. Interment took place with the active pallbearers including Rex Powell, Charles Lodge, Eugene Singleton, Bill Bostick, lton Cross, Ed Kent Rich, James Crosson. The men of Hopeful Baptist Church formed an honorary escort. Braswell Funeral Home of Pelham was in charge of the funeral arrangements. Mr. Bostick had spent his entire life in Mitchell County. He was born here on November 28th, 1898. He was a long time member of Hopeful Baptist Church and was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bernice Davis Bostick; two daughters, Mrs. John Stubbs of Pembroke, Ga., and Mrs. James (Buddy) Davis of Camilla; three grandchildren, Dianne and Janet Davis and Amy Stubbs; one brother, Orin Crosson of Cairo; one sister, Mrs. Mary Williams of Cairo.
Obituary of Hugh Dorsey Singleton as written in (prob) "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 1983. Hugh Dorsey Singleton - Hugh Dorsey Singleton, age 65,of Route 2, Albany, died Saturday morning, January 26 at the Palmyra Nursing Home in Albany. He was born April 13, 1917, here in Mitchell County. He is the son of the late Albert Gordon Singleton and Ida Mae Crosson. He was a retired farm supervisor. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:00 in the Parker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Irvin and Bishop Eugene Henderson officiating. Interment was held in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Survivors are six daughters, Mrs. Joyce Hutto and Mrs. Sherry Windham, both of Tallahassee, Fla., Mrs. Phyllis Hannon of Lawrenceville, Ga., Mrs. Brenda Ortega, of Dothan, Ala., and Mrs. Barbara O'Shannessey and Mrs. Kay Branche, both of Huntsville, Ala., two sons, Glenn Singleton, of Albany and William Singleton, of Andalusia, Ala.; one sister, Mrs. Maxine Congrove, of Springfield, Mass.; fourteen grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Parker Funeral Home of Camilla was in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Bernice Davis Bostick as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated Oct 24, 1984. Bernice Davis Bostick - Mrs. Bernice Davis Bostick, age 80, of the Hopeful Community, died Friday night in Mitchell County Hospital. She was born June 2, 1904, in Mitchell County, daughter of the late Thomas B. Davis and Clifford Underwood. She taught school for a number of years and was a member of the Hopeful Baptist Church.Her husband was the late Charlie C. Bostick. Mrs. Bostick is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gloria Davis, of Camilla, and Mrs. Terry Rogers, of Reidsville, Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. Lois Adams, of Pelham and Mrs. Dazel Treat, of Orlando, Fla., and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 3:00 in the Hopeful Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Holden officiating. Interment was held in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Charles Lodge, Rex Powell, Gary Treat, Jimmy Treat, Bill Davis, Ed Rich and W. A. Caser. Parker Funeral Home of Camilla had charge of the arrangements.
Obituary of James W. Davis as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated Feb 1954?. Hopeful Rites For J. W. Davis Sunday - James W. Davis, prominent Mitchell County citizen, died Friday morning, February 19, at his home near Hopeful Community, following a several days illness. Funeral services took place Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock at Hopeful Baptist Church, a large number of friends attending the rites. The Rev. W. H. Rittenhouse, pastor of the church, conducted services and music was presented by the church choir. Pallbearers were Wheat Dorsey, Clarence Davis, and Claude Dodson. Bramlett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Interment was in the church cemetery. A retired farmer, Mr. Davis was born April 1, 1874 and had spent his entire life in Hopeful community. He was the son of the late Berrien C. Davis and Margaret Crosson Davis. Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Annie E. Wooten, and six children: Jas. E. Davis, Camilla; Mrs. Chas. J. Dodson, Monroe; Preston O. Davis, Camilla; Mrs. Lenwood P. Singleton, Albany; C. O. Davis and Jack Davis, both of Camilla. Also surviving are two brothers, B. C. Davis, Ty Ty, and Rev. Josh Davis, Moultrie;and two sisters, Mrs. Vivian Dorsey, Hartsfield, and Mrs. Maggie Dodson, Cairo. There are eighteen grandchildren and thirteen great children.
Obituary of Arthur W. Poitevint as written in "UNKNOWN" dated Nov. 1958. Bainbridge - Funeral services for Arthur W. Poitevint, 64, were held Wednesday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with the Rev. K. V. Schutes and the Rev. Paul Ervin officiating. Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with E. W. Cox Funeral Home in charge. A native of Mitchell County, Mr. Poitevint had lived most of his life in that county, and had moved to Bainbridge two months prior to his death. He was a retired farmer and a member of Greenwood Baptist Church in Mitchell County. Survivors include his wife, the former Miss Nannie Mae Singleton; two daughters, Mrs. Cecil Mills and Mrs. Zack Thomas, both of Bainbridge; four sons, Clyde Poitevint and James Poitevint, of Bainbridge, George Poitevint and Elmer Poitevint, both of Dade City; 14 grandchildren; two sisters, Miss Lillie Poitevint, Pelham, and Mrs. Alma Long, Crestview, Fla.; and a brother, Bennie Poitevint, Camilla.
Obituary of T. Josh Davis as written in "UNKNOWN" dated UNKNOWN. Moultrie, Ga. - Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church for Elder T. Josh Davis, 82, who died at his residence here early Wednesday of a heart attack. Elder E. J. Childs and Elder Prentice Spivey will officiate and interment will be in the church cemetery with Green-Gregory Funeral Home directing. Elder Davis, a native of Mitchell County, was a minister in the Primitive Baptist Church having served churches in Southwest Georgia and Northwest Florida. He moved to Colquitt County in 1925 from Grady County. He was married to the former Lucy Lavada Wooten who preceded him in death in March, 1958. Survivors include six sons; Hugh A. Davis, Bryant Davis, T. J. Davis and Bernard Davis, all of Hartsfield, Rufus Davis, Hinsonton, and Hansel Davis, Tampa, Fla.; three daughters, Mrs. Tom Coleman, Hartsfield, and Mrs. Noel Griner and Mrs. Ralph Coleman, both of Moultrie; a brother, B. C. Davis, Ty Ty, a sister, Mrs. Joe B. Dorsey, Camilla; 32 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Obituary of Lucy Lavada Wooten Davis as written in "UNKNOWN" dated Mar 1958. Death Comes to Mrs. T. J. Davis In Moultrie - Mrs. T. Josh Davis, 76, former resident of Cairo, died at her home in Moultrie Tuesday morning at 1 o'clock. Death followed an illness of five months. Funeral services were held at the Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church at 11 a.m. March 12 with services in charge of Elder Roy Sims and Elder Prentice. Interment followed in the Union Hill Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Elder Josh Davis, Sr.; six sons, Hugh Davis, Cairo, Bryant Davis, Hartsfield, T. J. Davis, also of Hartsfield, Hansel Davis, Tampa, Fla., Rufus Davis, Hinsonton and Bernard Davis, Hartsfield; three daughters, Mrs. Tom Coleman, Hartsfield, Mrs. Noel Griner, Moultrie and Mrs. Ralph Coleman of Moultrie; one brother, W. E. Wooten, Camilla; three sisters, Mrs. John Singletary, Cairo, Mrs. Simmons Brock, Bainbridge and Mrs. J. W. Harrell, Bainbridge, 30 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Arrangements were in charge of the Green-Gregory Funeral Home in Moultrie.
Obituary of Annie Elizabeth Wooten Davis as written in "UNKNOWN" dated 1954. Mrs. Annie Davis Dies; Hopeful Rites Are Today - Camilla - Mrs. Annie Davis, 82, prominent in church and civic affairs of Mitchell County, died at the home of a son, C. O. Davis, in Hopeful Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hopeful Baptist Church with the Rev. J. W. Rittenhouse officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Davis had been in ill health for several weeks. Her husband, the late James W. Davis, died Feb 19. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Charlie J. Dodson, Monroe, Mrs. Lenwood P. Singleton, Albany; four sons, James E., Preston O., C. O. and Jack Davis, all of Mitchell County; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and other relatives.
Obituary of Nellie Pollock Martin Sherrer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated Aug 10, 1984. Nellie Martin Sherrer - Mrs. Nellie Martin Sherrer, 102 years of age, of Meigs,GA., died Wednesday, August 8 at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. She was born July 3, 1882, in Mitchell County, daughter of the late Jessie Pollock and Mary Ann NeSmith Pollock. She was a member of Meigs Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held today, Friday, August 10 at 3:00 in the Delwood Baptist Church with Rev. Kelley Brown and Rev. Lerbie Alligood officiating. Interment will follow in the Delwood Cemetery. Survivors are one son, Thomas, Martin, of Columbus, GA.; five daughters, Mrs. Vera Collins, Mrs. Mary Whitfield and Mrs. Romelle Lewis, all of Ocala, Fla., Mrs. Pauline Alligood of Monticello, Fla.; 23 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren, and 58 great-great grandchildren. Parker Funeral Home of Camilla will have charge of the arrangements.
Obituary of E. D. Bostick as written in (prob) "The Camilla Enterprise" dated Nov 1978. E. D. Bostick - Bainbridge, Ga. - The funeral service of Elton D. "Pete" Bostick, 58, of Camilla, who died Monday, will be conducted today at 3 p.m. in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Mr. Bostick, a native of Mitchell County, was a retired farmer and had served as a deputy sheriff in Mitchell County for a number of years. He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, a veteran of World War II and a member of VFW Post 4902, the American Legion, Woodmen of the World, Georgia Peace Officers Association and the Mitchell County Farm Bureau. He was an active member of the Mitchell County Community Relations Committee. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dera Mae Adams Bostick, Camilla, a daughter, Mrs. Kay Warnell, Pembroke, a son, Reggie Bostick, Camilla and two grandchildren. Cox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary of John L. Singleton as written in "UNKNOWN" dated July 1987. JOHN L. SINGLETON - John L. Singleton, age 59, of Rt 2, Camilla, died Friday night, July 10, near Vada. He was born July 21, 1928 in Mitchell County, son of the late Walter Washington Singleton and Julia Avey Bostick. He was a farmer and a Baptist by faith. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 12, at 3:00 in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with Rev. Buford Henderson officiating. Interment was held in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Lloyd Brinkley, Dempsey Kidd, Frank Glover, J. E. Foister, Durwood Foister, Tracy Holton, Curtis Sadler and Robert Campbell. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Annie Ruth Glover Singleton; one son, Roger Singleton; one brother, Eugene Singleton; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Foister and Mrs. Frances Foister; one granddaughter, Miss Wendy Singleton; all of Camilla. Parker Funeral Home of Camilla had charge of arrangements.
Obituary of Nannie Mae Singleton Poitevint "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 21 October 1987. MRS. NANNIE POITEVINT - Mrs. Nannie Poitevint, Route 4, Bainbridge, died at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital Sunday, Set. 27. She was married to the late Arthur Poitevint. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church Sept. 29 with Rev. Paul Irvin and Dr. carl Garnett officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Vada. Active pallbearers were Jimmy Poitevint, Raiford Poitevint, Wayne Poitevint, John Poitevint, Don Mills, Jerry Mills and Roger Mills. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, Mrs. Poitevint was born May 8, 1899, in Mitchell County. She was a retired nurses aide at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital and Memorial Manor, and was a foster grandparent and senior companion at Bainbridge State Hospital. She was also a member of Philathea Sunday School Class of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Janelle Mills and Annette Thomas, both of Bainbridge; four sons, George, Clyde, James and Elmer Poitevint, all of Bainbridge; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Georgia Singleton, Pelham, 18 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Cox Funeral Home of Bainbridge handled the arrangements.
Obituary of Georgia Dean Singleton as written in "UNKNOWN" dated May/JUNE 1988. GEORGIA DEAN SINGLETON - Services were held Monday, May 30 at 2 p.m. for Georgia Dean Singleton 91, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. James Naylor officiated. Mrs. Singleton was born in Decatur County Feb 16, 1897, but had lived in Mitchell County most of her life. She died in the Pelham Parkway Nursing Home Saturday, May 28. She was a member of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday school teacher for a number of years. She was a housewife. She was married to the late James Preston Singleton. Survivors are two sons, James Edward Singleton of Pelham and George Lester Singleton of Climax; one daughter, Katherine Louis Reynolds of Albany; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Ronnie Singleton, James Singleton, Don Singleton, Perry Singleton, Gary Singleton and Russell Jones. Cox Funeral Home of Bainbridge had charge of the arrangements.
Obituary of James Edward Singleton Sr as written in "UNKNOWN" dated January 1989. JAMES EDWARD SINGLETON Sr - James Edward "Ed" Singleton Sr., 70, of Pelham, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 1989, at his home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Braswell Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. David Hailey officiating. Burial was at Pinecrest Memory Gardens. Singleton was born in Mitchell County on Oct. 20, 1918, the son of James Preston and Georgia Dean Singleton. He was a plumber and a member of Pelham Masonic Lodge Number 312. He was a member of Pelham First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Carrie R. Singleton of Pelham;; two sons, James Singleton Jr of Tallahassee, Fla., and Ron Singleton of St. Petersburg, Fla.; one daughter, Rhonda Peek of Albany; one brother, Lester Singleton of Climax; one sister, Louise Reynolds of Albany; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Don Singleton, Derry Singleton, Gary Singleton, Alan Reynolds, Thomas Cook and Jack Peek. Braswell Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Obituary of Letha Crosson Poitevint as written in "UNKNOWN" dated "UNKNOWN" Mrs. Poitevint Succumbs; Mitchell Rites Tuesday - Camilla, Ga - Mrs. Letha Crosson Poitevint, 73,, Rt 1, Camilla, died Sunday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with Bramlett Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Poitevint was a native of Mitchell County, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Crosson. She was a member of Greenwood Free Will Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Bennie O. Poitevint; four sons, Lamar Poitevint, Camilla, Perry Poitevint, Albany, Cecil and Joe Poitevint, Bainbridge; four daughters, Mrs. bernard Free, Albany, Mrs. Steve Fudge and Mrs. harold Mansfield, Baconton, and Mis catherine Poitevint, Milledgeville; a brother, Jim P. Singleton, Vada; two sisters, Mrs. Cap Singleton, Thonotosassa, FL., and Mrs. Arthur Poitevint, Bainbridge; 25 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Obituary of Benny Otho Poitevint as written in "UNKNOWN" dated "UNKNOWN". B. O. Poitevint Dies at Camilla - Camilla, Ga. - The funeral for Benny Otha Poitevint, 77, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery with Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Poitevint died Thursday at Mitchell County Hospital following a lengthy illness. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late George and Maggie Holton Poitevint. He was a retired farmer, and a member of Pine Cliff Baptist Church. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. mabel Free, Albany, Mrs. Steve Fudge, Baconton, Miss Katherine Poitevint, Camilla, and Mrs. laura Mansfield, Baconton; four sons, Lamar Poitevint, Camilla, Perry Poitevint, Albany, Cecil and Joe Poitevint, both of Bainbridge; a sister, 25 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Obituary of Robert C. "Bob" Taylor as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated October 22, 1982. ROBERT C. (Bob) Taylor - Graveside funeral services for Mr. Robert C. (Bob) Taylor, 93, will be conducted today, Friday, October 22 in the Oakview Cemetery. Rev. E. T. Davis and Rev. L. R. Whiddon will officiate at the three o'clock service. Mr. Taylor died Wednesday afternoon, October 20 at the Mitchell County Hospital. A native of Mitchell County, he was born September 8, 1889, son of the late George Floyd Taylor and Elizabeth Dodson Taylor. Mr. Taylor was a member of of the Camilla First Baptist Baptist Church and a retired merchant. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Estelle Parker Taylor, Camilla; two foster daughters, Mrs. Sarah Williamson and Mrs. Louise Mickler, both of Atlanta; one brother, Edward Taylor of Camilla; two nieces and one nephew. Parker Funeral Home will be in charge of funeral services.
Obituary of Anna "Alberta" Crosson Green as written in "UNKNOWN" dated UNKNOWN. ANNA "ALBERTA" GREEN, 80, of Thonotosassa died Tuesday at home. A native of Camilla, Ga., she had lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1923. She was a homemaker and a member of Cork Church of Christ. She is survived by one daughter, Mary Ann Pleines of Thonotosassa; two brothers, Charlie B. Crosson Sr and James H. Crosson, both of Tahonotosassa; three sisters, Alma Hires and Inez Brinson, both of Tampa, and Dorothy Williams of Thonotosassa, and one grnadchild. F.T. Blount Co., Nebraska Avenue Chapel.
Obituary of Elijah Preston Crosson as written in "Brandon News" dated Oct 1965. Elijah P. Crosson - Elijah Preston Crosson, 61, 35th St., Tampa, passed away in Tampa Hospital, Friday, Oct. 22, 1965. Mr. Crosson was a native of Camilla, Ga., but lived in Thonotosassa for more than fifty years. He was a member of the Tenth Ave. Baptisit Church in Tampa. He is survived by his widow Mrs. Mattie B. Crosson; three sons, Donald, Curtis, and Ray; three brothers and four sisters; one daughter, Shirley, and two grandchildren. Mr. Crosson was buried in the Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Monday, with the Rev. Babbs Adams officiating. Out-of-town persons attending the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sullivan, Camilla, Ga., and the great aunt of the deceased, Mrs. Clara Bostick, also of Camilla. Mr. and Mrs. Randall Kelley, Tallahassee, and Mr. and Mrs. John Brown Crosson, Lakeland.
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