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Mr. Richard Perry Nabors, 88

Mr. Richard Perry Nabors, 88, of Hazlehurst, died Sept. 24 at his residence.
Mr. Nabors was born Sept. 20, 1932, in Jeff Davis County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elliott Nabors and Gertrude McDaniel Nabors Waldron, daughter, Kim Nabors and brothers, Roy Nabors and Carey Waldron. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and was retired from AT&T with 33 years of service. He was a proud supporter of the Georgia Sheriffs Youth Ranch and was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Shirley Myers Nabors of Hazlehurst; daughter and son-in-law, Lynn Nabors Gorrell and Michael of Hilton Head; grandchildren, Ashley and Eric McEachin, Noah Gorrell, Bella Gorrell and Lilah Gorrell; great-grandchildren, Kade Mills, Korin McEachin and Kyla McEachin; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Sept. 27 at Hazlehurst Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Keith Yawn officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the Georgia Sheriffs Youth Ranch, 5671 Hwy 122, Hahira, GA 31632.
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Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.

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