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Area Obituaries

Mr. Samuel Bryant Turner, 78

Mr. Samuel Bryant Turner Sr., 78, of Hazlehurst died Feb. 2 in Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin. Mr. Turner was born Dec. 30, 1943, in Fulton County to the late Charles Turner and the late Ruth Tweedy Turner. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Vietnam War, and was…

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Ms. Ashley Rebecca Ussery, 30

Ms. Ashley Rebecca Ussery, 30, of Hazlehurst, passed away Feb. 2 at home. Ms. Ussery was born Oct. 10, 1991. Ms. Ussery is preceded in death by grandfathers William David Ussery and James Harold Brewer, uncles Eric Rufus Williams and Mark Anthony Ussery. She was formerly manager at Pig Out Barbeque and a USDA lead…

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Mr. Frank White Jr. ‘Mass’, 81

Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst announces the memorial service for Mr. Frank White Jr. “Mass,” 81, of Douglas, who passed away Feb. 3. A private service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Lumber City. Mr. White was born April 14, 1940, in Lumber City. He was the son of the late Frank White, Sr.…

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Ms. Mary Williams, 82

Ms. Mary Williams, 82, of Lumber City, passed away Feb. 2 at Community Hospice in Vidalia. Ms. Williams was born Sept. 21, 1939, in Laurens County. Ms. Williams is preceded in death by her parents, James Travis White and Myrtle Turner Arrington, husband Willie Thomas Williams, son Bennie Livingston, daughter Joyce Colter, brothers Clyde White,…

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Ms. Clara Lynette Mosley Adams, 81

Ms. Clara Lynette Mosley Adams, 81, of Hazlehurst, died Jan. 22 at her daughter’s residence. Ms. Adams was born March 23, 1940, in Wilkinson County but had resided in Jeff Davis for the past 15 years. She is preceded in death by her father, John Wesley Mosley and mother, Alton Mae McCoy Mosley, husband, Charles…

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Miss Melissa Carol (Missy) Calhoun, 51

Miss Melissa Carol (Missy) Calhoun, 51, of Hazlehurst, died Jan. 27 at Jeff Davis Hospital. Missy was born July 23, 1970, in Jeff Davis County. She is preceded in death by her father, Richard C. Calhoun. Missy had the BIGGEST heart, loved everyone and every one loved her. She enjoyed drawing and sending out cards…

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Mr. William Addison Clark, 93

Mr. William Addison Clark, 93, died Jan. 25 at Scott Health & Rehab Center in Adrian. Mr. Clark was born Oct. 22, 1928, and raised in Wheeler County. He is preceded in death by his parents, C.C. Clark and Minnie Clark, and wife, Beatrice Walsh Clark. Survivors include daughter, Ann Warren of Dublin; son William…

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Mr. Steve Clements, 65

  Mr. Steve Clements, 65, of Hazlehurst, died Jan. 24 at his residence. Mr. Clements was born Dec. 12, 1956, in Winter Haven, Fla. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Marvin (Bill) Clements and Irene Douglas Clements, brother, J.L. Clements and sister, Wilma Clements Ogilvie. He was formerly employed with “Ogilvie” Carwash…

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Mr. James Chancelor Harper, 30

Mr. James Chancelor Harper, 30, of Hazlehurst, went home to be with the Lord Jan. 22. Chance was born March 5, 1991, in Macon. He is preceded in death by his mother Kathleen Ann Harrison, grandfather Pickett Harrison, grandmother Naythine Harper, uncles Terry Harper, Clint Harper and Aunt Christy Harper. He was a loving son,…

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Mrs. Melba ‘Beatrice’ Ingle Mathew, 85

Mrs. Melba “Beatrice” Ingle Mathew, 85, of Lumber City, joined her soul mate and love of her life to live eternally together Jan. 25 at Jeff Davis Hospital. Mrs. Mathew was born Aug. 21, 1936, in Pettigrew, Ark., in the Ozark Mountains. She moved with her parents and two siblings to Fort Smith, Ark., where…

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