Obituaries
October 18, 2012, 2012 Issue

Mrs. Mildred Weeks Davis
Mrs. Mildred Weeks Davis, 92, of Davisboro entered into rest on Monday, Oct. 08, 2012, at Glendale Nursing Home, Wadley.

Mrs. Davis was born in Burke County, the daughter of the late John Bruce Weeks and the late Mable Davis Weeks. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of New Hope United Methodist Church.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at New Hope United Methodist Church, near Davisboro, with Rev. Ron Dixon officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Terry Wayde Brown; and brothers, Gerald Weeks and Billy Weeks.

Survivors include her daughters, Raydene Davis Brown of Aiken, S.C., and Carol Davis (Ed) Darsey of Hawkinsville; granddaughter, Julie Rebecca (Mike) Griffin of Aiken, S.C.; great- grandsons, James Michael Ray Friday of Rock Hill, S.C., and Jackson Davis Wayde Friday of Aiken, S.C.; and brother, Lucian A. (Beth) Weeks of Wadley.

Pallbearers were Jim Claxton, Eric Eastmead, Bobby Weeks, Billy Anderson, Ray Jacobs, Chris Jeselnik, Jordy Williamson and Bruce Weeks.

Donations may be made to New Hope UMC, P.O. Box 237, Davisboro, GA 31018.

May and Smith Funeral Directors were in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Doris Snell Harris
Mrs. Doris Snell Harris of Wadley entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 in Augusta, GA.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Pineola Church of God, Wadley, with Rev. George M. Glenn officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant CME Church Cemetery, Bartow.

Survivors include her two daughters, Monica (Lucius) Smith, Swainsboro, and Rodelreco (Andre) Thomas, Atlanta; two sons, Walter (Karen) Harris, Atlanta, and Samuel L. Harris, Wadley; five sisters, Margaret (Nelson) Harrison, Midville, Flora Lodge, Julia (Willie) Howard and Pamela (Robert) Walden, all of Wadley, and Patricia (Darry) Thorpe, Macon; two brothers, Wesley (Jeanette) Snell and Carlos Williams, Wadley; friend, Hubert Brown, Bartow; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Derrick Brinkley, Greg Whigham, John Howard, Henry Whigham, Frankie Nesby and Roosevelt Whigham.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Linton Cason Langham
Mr. Linton Cason Langham, 72, of Warrenton entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. Langham a native and lifelong resident of Warren County, was the son of the late Sammie L. and Mary Lou McCoy Langham. He was a retired supervisor from Jebco, Inc., and a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Glascock County, with Dr. R. Clifford Drawdy officiating.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Nyra Wood Langham of Warrenton; two sons, Tony Langham, Warrenton, and Russell Langham, North Augusta, S.C.; three sisters, Dorothy L. Thigpen, Thomson, Betty L. Conner, Pitts, and Carolyn L. Wilkerson, Thomson; one brother, Tim Langham, Conyers; four grandchildren, Kristy Rabun, Anthony Langham, Chris Langham and Casey Langham; and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Henry Wood, Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Harden, John Wood, Billy Shelton and Lester Hadden.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to the Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 6252 Mill Creek Church Road, Mitchell, GA 30820.

Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Clark Gable Morris
Mr. Clark Gable Morris, 75, of Adrian entered into rest on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.

Mr. Morris was born in Adrian. He retired as supervisor with J.P. Stevens and Roper Industries. Mr. Morris attended Morningside Baptist Church.

Funeral services were on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Louis Pearce and Rev. George Grimes officiating. Interment was in the Eastbrook Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Eloise Kea Morris.

Survivors include his companion, Hazel Kirby of Swainsboro; five sons, Clark Morris (Christina) of Windermere, Fla., Ronald Kirby of Twin City, Wayne Kirby (Jennie), Danny Kirby (Brenda), and Bruce Kirby (Dana), all of Swainsboro; one daughter, Diane Kirby of MacClenny, Fla.; one sister, Vivian Stephens (Garland) of Glennville; one brother, Thomas Morris (Kay) of Windermere, Fla.; 19 grandchildren, Sierra Morris, Haley Morris, Turner Morris, Pam Dailey, Wesley Hutchinson, Brad Kirby, Samantha Logue, Brian Kirby, Stephanie Cowart, Melanie Kirby, Jeannie K. Woods, Patrick Kirby, Michelle Kirby, Tabatha Pickard, David Kirby, Lindsey Kirby, Holly K Beasley, Staci Kirby and Kelli Kirby; and several great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Wayne Morris, Phillip Morris, Alrie Foxworth, Scott Morris, Darby Stephens and Greg Stephens.

Honorary Pallbearers were Jerome Foskey, Chip Jackson, Sheriff Tyson Stephens, Judge Don Wilkes, Raymond Riner, Charles Atkinson, Hugh Foskey, Harry Philips, Frank Sumner, Bill Sumner, Gene Braswell, Elliott Barwick, Charles Lane, George Farmer, Harry Gilmore, Tom Armistead, Curtis Whittington, Joel Hutcheson, Betty Smith, Harry Cooper, Greg Gibbons and The Hardees Breakfast Club.

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors were in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Hazel G. Whitfield
Mrs. Hazel G. Whitfield of Evans entered into rest on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at the residence of her daughter.

Mrs. Whitfield was born in Louisville, the daughter of the late Hezekiah and Annie Tattersall Guy. She was a homemaker and a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.

Memorial services were held on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, with Pastor Greg Porterfield officiating.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne R. Whitfield; and stepson, Derek Whitfield.

Survivors include her daughters, Wendi M. Capps (Bobby) of Stone Mountain, and Melanie E. Sanders (Walter) of Ashville, N.Y.; stepsons, Mark C. Whitfield of Memphis, Tenn., and Scott A. Whitfield of Washington; grandchildren, Christopher W. Nettles, Brittany H. Nettles, Wesley A. Simmons and Breanna M. Hash; great-grandchild, Kaylie Nettles; brother, David H. Guy of Gastonia, N.C.; and sister, Elizabeth Adams of Thomson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Halcyon Hospice, 2295 Parklake Dr. NE, Building 12, Suite 190, Atlanta, GA 30345.

Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors were in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Hazel Scarber Williford
Mrs. Hazel Scarber Williford, 84, of Stapleton entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at University Hospital McDuffie.

One of four children born to the late Bell Usry Scarber and the late Floyd Scarber, Mrs. Williford was raised in Gibson and, after she married, moved to Stapleton and joined Stapleton Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held at Stapleton Baptist Church on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Rev Tim Crosby officiating. Interment followed in Stapleton Memorial Gardens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Hubert Williford; and brothers, Henry Scarber and Roy Scarber.

Survivors include her six children, Bonnie Manning (Buford), Everette Williford (Frances), Curtis Williford (Diana), Kenneth Williford, Connie Gay (Jim) and Susan Lamb (Anthony); one brother, Frank Newsome; 13 grandchildren, Trey Martin (Greyson), Jiles Manning (Serena), Justin Manning (Justine), Chrisi Kosel (Brad), Addie Holzman (Langdon), Matthew Williford, Emily Tyler, Aquilla Wright (Kevin), Jamie Williford (Keisha), Dixie Williford (Tom), Jeremy Gay (Natalie), Jessica Howard (Adam) and Jason Dixon (Jennifer); 15 great-grandchildren, Sumner Manning, Lainey Manning, Finley Holzman, Arden Holzman, Cash Kosel, Harley Kosel, Nathaniel Williford, Ben Williford, Lucas Williford, Jackson Wright, Will Wright, Carter Gay, William Gay, Jacob Dixon and Daniel Dixon; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Trey Martin, Jiles Manning, Jamie Williford, Jason Dixon, Jeremy Gay, Justin Manning and Matthew Williford.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1701 N Beauregard St, Alexandria VA 22311 or Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center East Ste 550, Atlanta GA 30346.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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