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Area Obituaries

Mrs. Grace Moseley Callahan, 81

Mrs. Grace Moseley Callahan, 81, of Hazlehurst, died Sept. 17 at Jeff Davis Hospital. Mrs. Callahan was born Sept. 20, 1939, in Uvalda. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jasper K. (Jay) Moseley and Emma Gillis Moseley, husband, Mr. Oscar Callahan Jr., sister, Eula Edwards, brothers, Roscoe Moseley, Newton Moseley and Alex Moseley.…

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Mr. Avin Lewis, 83

Mr. Avin Lewis, 83, of Hazlehurst, died Sept. 19 at his residence. Mr. Lewis was born May 20, 1938, in Jeff Davis County. He is preceded in death by his mother, Bitha Hand Lewis, sisters andbrother-in-laws Doris Sayer (Robert), Janice Caves (Buddy)m and beloved uncle andaunt L.A. and Mildred Hand. Survivors include his wife of…

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Ms. Gwendolyn Medders Morris, 81

Ms. Gwendolyn Medders Morris, 81, of Hazlehurst, died Sept. 13 at Serenity Hospice House in Dublin. Ms. Morris was born Sept. 1, 1940, in Ware County. She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Leonard Chancey and Josie Jewell Thrift Chancey; daughters, Deborah Kaye Taylor, Regina Gail Medders, Vivian Elaine Medders; grandson, Kendall Medders;…

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Mrs. Genevieve B. Redmond, 74

Graveside services for Mrs. Genevieve B. Redmond, 74, of McDonough were held Sept. 18 at Kirkland Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Hazlehurst. Hick & Sons Mortuary of Macon was in charge.

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Mrs. Opal Howard Sellers, 90

Mrs. Opal Howard Sellers, 90, of Baxley passed away Sept. 11 at her residence under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. Mrs. Sellers was born Oct. 30, 1930, in Wheeler County to the late William Thomas Howard and the late Mamie Breedlove Howard. She was a member of Oak View Baptist Church and was…

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Mr. John Charles Waters, 52

Mr. John Charles Waters, 52, of Hazlehurst died Sept. 13 at Jeff Davis Hospital. Mr. Waters was born April 9, 1969, in Jeff Davis County. He was preceded in death by his father, John Daniel Waters, grandfather, Reno “Rass” Carter, grandmother, Juanita Carter, and grandmother Sally Waters. He was an EMT, Chief of Fireman for…

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Mr. Jimmy Adams, 71

Mr. Jimmy Adams, 71, of Lumber City, died Sept. 7 at Memorial Health University in Savannah. Mr. Adams was born Oct. 5, 1949, in Laurens County. He is preceded in death by his parents Luther Alphis Adams, Maggie Eva Mercer Adams; siblings Ted Adams, Janice Nobles, Charles Adams, Bill Adams, and Geraldine Adams. Mr. Adams…

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Mrs. Willene Yawn Fincher, 94

Ms. Willene Yawn Fincher, 94, of Hazlehurst, died Sept. 9 at the Pavilion in Baxley. Mrs. Fincher was born Aug. 5, 1927, in Bacon County. She is preceded in death by her parents, Albert E. Yawn Sr. and Marie Carver Yawn, husband, Raymond Fincher, sisters, Marlene Brown, Jewell Thomas and Jenell Barlow, brother, Albert E.…

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Mrs. Christy Sellers Harper, 60

Mrs. Christy Sellers Harper, 60, of Hazlehurst, died Sept. 8 at Jeff Davis Hospital. Mrs. Harper was born Sept. 5, 1961, in Telfair County. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles Clifton Sellers and Claudia Virginia Grindle Sellers, She was a great homemaker. She loved cooking, fishing, hunting, and care giving. She loved…

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Mr. Gordon Bain Maloy, 35

Mr. Gordon Bain Maloy, 35, of Lumber City, died Aug. 30 at his residence. Graveside services were held Sept. 3 at Riverside Cemetery in Lumber City. The Rev. Glenn Hancock and the Rev. Andy Brownley officiated. Special music, Chuck Hutchinson played the trumpet. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Everett “Pap” Gordon, Haywood…

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