May 15, 2008 Issue

Mrs. Wanda Brown
Mrs. Wanda Brown, 50, of Wrens entered into rest Monday, May 5, 2008, at the Medical College of Georgia.

Memorial services were held Thursday, May 8, 2008, at 5 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel, with Willie DeLeon officiating.

Survivors include her husband, William Brown; children, William Dill and Trish Arrington; and eight grandchildren.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Robertino "Pookie" Davis
Mr. Robertino “Pookie” Davis of Wrens departed this life on Monday, May 5, 2008, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at 3:30 p.m. at Palmer Grove Baptist Church with Reverend J.J. Smith presiding.

C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Cyrille Fortier
Mr. Cyrille Fortier, 93, of Midville, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2008, at Glendale Nursing Home in Wadley after a brief illness.

Mr. Fortier was born in Actonville, Canada, was a U.S. Army veteran and a contractor.

Graveside services were Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at 3 p.m. in the Fortier Family Cemetery near Midville with Scott Hudson officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Adeline Fortier; and his wife, Dorothy May Eureka Fortier.

Survivors include one daughter, Judith McGrath of Pompano Beach, Fla.; one son, Ron Fortier of Midville; three sisters, Jeanette Perry of Wolcott, Conn., Teresa Mario of Florida and Mary Ann Frenette of Waterbury, Conn.; and 13 grandchildren.

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Joe W. Hall
Mr. Joe W. Hall, 56, of Wrens entered into rest Friday, May 2, 2008, at Trinty Hospital.

Mr. Hall was the husband of Janet Hall, and son of the late Leondus and Sarah Hall. He was self employed in construction.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 5, 2008, at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom and Carolyn Schneider officiating. Burial followed at Walden U.N.C. Cemetery.

Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his brother, David Hall; and his sister, Ellen Wothrow.

Survivors include his two daughters, Shirley Hall and Holley Sparbel; two sons, Joseph Hall and Lee Hall; two stepsons, Eric Clark and Chris Clark; three brothers, Louis Washington, Charles Hall and Johnny Hall.; and nine grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Buster Silman, Timmy Silas, Lon Purvis, Rudy Cushman, Keith Ingett and Albert Hall.

If so desired contributions may be made to James Funeral Home P. O. Box 588 Wrens Ga.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Queen Esther Mincey
Mrs. Queen Esther Mincey, 102, of Wadley entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at her residence in Wadley.

The funeral was held on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at 4 p.m. at Hudson Mortuary Chapel in Wadley, with the Rev. Eric Best officiating. Burial was in the San Clair Cemetery in Wadley.

Pallbearers were her grandsons and great-grandsons.

Survivors include her grandchildren, Esther (Willie) Hall, Sarah (James) Perry, Ivery (Alma) Best, James (Mary) Best, Bobby (Emma) Best, Eugene (Lula) Best, John (Shelly) Best and Larry Best, all of Wadley, Theodosia (Roger) Jones and Mary Best, Augusta, Lucille (Kenneth) Darisaw, Louisville, and Charles (Madalya) Best, Amsterdam, N.Y.; and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.



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