Love Ones Lost in 2012

Richard Brooks


He leaves to cherish his memories, wife, Mary Brooks for 49 years; sons, Larry Brooks (Vivian) and Ralph Brooks (Pam) ; daughters, Louvenia nelson and Samantha Woodling (Grant);sisters , Susie Kate Scott,Christine Lester and France Lane (Charlie);sisters and brothers in- law,Betty Williams, Ethel Williams,James Williams and Rpbert Williams; 12 grandchildren;4 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces,nephews,relatives and friends.

Helen Williams


Her memories will always be cherished by her siblings, Armadie Jackson ( Arthur),Lois Jones,William Turner, Hillard Turner,(Olivia)Mary McKenzie and Emily Hugley; a God-daughter, Carmari Sparks; four devoted friends,Wynell McGhee, Sarah Jones Daniel, Elaine Griggs and Myrtle Small; a host of aunts,uncles, nieces,nephews, relatives and other friends.

 Ruby Vaughns


Her survivors include, a devoted niece Lorrie A.Ragain ( Brenda) of Perry, GA, Ethel Thomas of Chicago,IL,Irene Thompson (Fred) of Macon, GA, Doris Heath (Clarence) of Woodby, GA; nephews, Henry L. Dalton of Columbia, SC, Duncan Ragin, Jr. (Hele) Calloway Ragin(Mchelle), Douglas Ragin both of Perry, GA.,Horace Ragin ( Marcie ) of Cebu, Phillipines;a host of great nieces and nephews.

Annie Lawson


She leaves to cherish her memories, sons, Wallace Lawson (Glenda) and Robert Lawson (Vanessa); daughters in-laws, Pearlie Lawson and Bethann Lawson; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Johnny D. Rhome


His memory will always be cherished by his daughter, Rebecca Rhome-Mungin (Harold); son, J. T. Bryant; grandson, Lonnie Bryant Jr.,' a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

James "Stan" Lynn


His survivors include, daughters, Jessica Lynn, Erika Lynn,  Ashley Lynn and Jameria Lynn; mother, Gussie Mae Lynn Blackmon; sisters, Emily Smith, Nancy Lynn, Peggy Davis, Annette Lynn, Mary Lane, Shirley Whitfield, Marlene Otto (Williams), Beverly Hughes, Vickie Broomsfield (Johnny), Diane Thompson; brothers, Robert Hill, Dexter Hill (Lula), Tarence Hill (Dazzarie), Timothy Hill (Kimberly), Henry Hill, John Hill; three dedicated nephews, Donte Davis, Calvin Davis and Darell Lynn, a host of grandchildren, nieces, other nephews, relatives and friends.

Velvarie Taylor Grace


She is survived by her son, Billy Grace; grandsons, Robert "Shawn" Grace, Adleigh "Chipper" Harrell (Rowena) and Darius Grace; granddaughters, Tiffany Jordan (Ronnie), Nicole Woodard, Krystale Grace and Kheli Grace; great-granddaughters, Jai Jordan and Karissa Harrell; great-grandsons, Travanti Harrell, Michael Billings and Jarod Billings; a brother, Hawthorne Taylor; sisters, Inez Passmore and Justine Vance; a daughter in-law, Gwen Grace; a host of ,nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Doris Bailey


She leaves to treasure and cherish her memories, sons, Larry Bailey and Tracy Dean; daughters, Debra Williams and Rosemary Naylor; brother, Phillip Holmes (Linda); sister, Addie Jones; grandchildren, Rashanda Dean, Britney Townsend, Christopher and Jonathan Connally, Jasmine Williams, Walter and Bryan; great-grands, Makela and Cameron Dean; devoted friends, Wendy Clayton and Angel Stover;a host of nieces ,nephews, relatives and friends. 

Charlene Thomas


Parents,Milton and Shirley Thomas;siblings: Daron Thomas(Amy),Charniecia Thomas,Nicholas Jones (Raman)and Yvonne Burnam(Rod);grandmother,Arcenia Thomas;Companion,Phillip Washington;several aunts,unlces,nieces,nephews,revatives,and friends.

Carlos Antwan Lawson Sr.


His wonderful memories will be cherished by: mother, Dianne Keen (Benjamin), children, Carlos Antwan Jr., and Halexia Felder; fiance, Tawasha Henry, sister, Lawanda Mann; brothers, Gregory Lawson (Kenetria), Erin Lawson (Melissa), Travis Lawson, Shavoy'e Lawson, Marvin Dessau, Terell Hill; aunts, Tonya Hayward, Belinda Sturn (Gregory), Lutricia Thomas (Eddie), Felicia Haywad; uncles, Jerome Haywad (Amelia), Earl Chapman (Chevett), Casey Hayward (Takesia), Wallace Lawson (Glenda), Robert Lawson (Vanessa), Eddie Keen (Charloyne); a special devoted friend, Carmelo Hanson; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and other friends.

Tommy Brown


Tommy's life legacy will forever be cherished by, children, Tammy Andrews (Eddie), Felecia Brown, Angelo Brown, Tommy Donte Brown; grandchildren, Terez and Perez Cowan; siblings, James T. Brown (Joyce), Mamie Ross (Roy), Willie Marshall Brown, Veronica Sheppard (Oscar), Brenda Brown and Ameenah Cabiness (William); aunts, Ethel Sutton and Geri McGhee; two special friends, Marvin Jerome Bradford (Du) and James Willingham (Bro); a host of grandchildren,nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In Loving Memory Ola Mae Mace


Survivors,sons,Jimmie Lee Mace,Jessie Lee Mace;Daughters,Lavern Hood,Sarah Scott,(George)Gloria Daniel(Robert),Alice Mace Fann(Timothy);Sister in-laws,Sammie L.Billings,Mildred Mace,Mae Billings,Pearl Billings; 57 grandchildren; a host of nieces,nephews,relatives and friends.

Louella Lester


Survivors,mother,Christine Lester;two children, Monique Lester and Demetrius (Tomeeko);Grandchildren,Pamela Bembry,Douglas Bembry,Jr.,Lakeshia Grego,Jasmine Lester,Deona Lester,Demetrius Lester,Jr.,Robyn Grego and Prince Lester;siblings,Matthew Sheffield,Juulia Moon,Christine Gibson,Rhetta Porter,Gwen Grace,Sinclair (Heather) Lester,Darren (Vivian) Lester and Betty Lester. One Uncle Henry Bishop;one aunt,Hattie Lester; a host of grandchildren, nieces,nephews,relatives and friends.


Christie Blasingame


Survivors,husband,Alrenzo Blasingame;children Michaela Thomas and Kierstin Blasingame;mother,Dorothy Scott;siblings,Bernetia Hughes,Cindy Harris and Troy Scott.A host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Willie Neal Thomas


Cherishing Willie's legacy of unconditional love, positive regards for all and stretched hands of help and support are her children, Mary Lawson, Beverly Felder and James Thomas; siblings, Mildred Asbury, Benjamin Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Isaac Brown (Gwen), David Brown (Dollie) and Priscilla Adams; grandchildren, Dontarrious Thomas, Kiara Felder and Jakeria Thomas; sisters in-law, Alice Brown , Marva Jean Thomas, Mary Phillips, Dora Banks and Lizzie Thomas; brother in-law, Alfonia Thomas (Minnie), Johnny Lee Thomas (Ollie); a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 Dorothy Jones


 Survivors, daughter Shirley Mitchell (Tony); sisters, Jeanelle Jackson and Ailene Releford ;4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 Oscar Stripling


Survivors,brothers,Lloyd Stripling,Kenneth Stripling (Charlottee),Tracy Stripling (Angela);brother-in-law,Ray Wells;and sister law,Valerie Stripling;Mother Kate Stripling,Sisters,Mary Alice Greer (Paul),Ann Collier,Angela Wells,Kathryn Stripling,Cynthia Carswell;two sisters-in-law:Phyllis Stripling and Dorothy Stripling;several aunts,uncles,nieces,nephews,cousins,and friends.

In Loving Memory Carolyn Dixon


Carolyn Dixon was the daughter of the late Julius King. Survivors, Mother Doris King, Perry, GA; Aunt, Pearline Nichols, Albany, GA; a host of relatives and friends.

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Henry L. Thomas, Sr.


His memory will always be cherished by , his loving wife, Jannie D. Thomas; children, Drunelle Ferguson (Andrew) , SFC (Ret) Henry I. Thomas, Jacqueline Ambler (James), Patricia Mitchell, Laverne Parker (Fredrick), Sally Davis, Deryle Holmes (Regina), Archie Thomas, Carl Thomas, SFC (Ret) Ricky Thomas (Kimberly), Bruce Holmes (Brenda), Benjamin Holmes (Barbara), LTC Stephen Thomas (Juanita),Tammie S. Clark,; step-daughters, Janet F. Little and Bernice Holmes (James); sister and brothers, Catherine Everette, Josephine Allen, Vera Felder (Enoch), Blake Thomas (Viola) and Benjamin Thomas (Ruth); sister and brother in-laws, Amanda Gilbert, Inez Aycock (Melvin), Jerome West (Ella) and Freddie Dunn and a devoted friends, Fred Hill and Deacon  Evan Haugabook (Helen); 37 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; 3 great-greatgrandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Willie Norwood

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of forthy-three years, Bernice R. Norwood; children, daughters, Lynette Norwood, Chesapeake, VA, Vivian Hall, Detroit, MI, Gwendolyn Jemmot, Syracuse, NY, Deborah Heights (Thermond), McDonough, GA, Altrina Norwood, Perry, GA; sons, Rev. Randolph Norwood (Myrtice), Reynolds, GA, Keith Norwood, SR, Clovis, N. M., Kenneth Norwood, SR, Savannah, GA, Michael Norwood, SR, (Glyanda)Fayetteville, N. C.; sisters, Justine Norwood and Vivian Cainion (Joe), Perry, GA and Annie Solomon, Kathleen, GA; brother, Clarence Norwood (Marjorie), Perry, GA; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.