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Jimmie Wood Cooper

?Jimmie Wood Cooper, 101 of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 following a sudden illness.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 23in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with internment to follow in Chestnut Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Phil Carpenter officiated. The family received friends Tuesday, July 22 from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday, July 23 from 2-3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Cooper was born Oct. 30, 1912 in Homer, Ga. to the late Harbin Albert Wood and Florence Marie Segars Wood. She was a retired school teacher with the Hall County School System and attended Midway United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Aaron Jack Cooper; sisters, Alma Martin, Mary Brownlow and Gretrell Wood.

Mrs. Cooper is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Lynn and Syble Cooper of Chestnut Mountain and Lamar and Vivian Cooper of McRae; granddaughter, Lisa William of Gainesville; grandsons, Scott Cooper of Flowery Branch and Matt Cooper of Augusta; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Kytle of Gainesville, Molly Brown of Commerce and Milford House of Gillsville; brother, George Wood of Gillsville.

Donations can be made to Midway United Methodist Church P.O Box 24 Gillsville, Ga. 30543.

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Memorial Park Funeral Home of Gainesville was in charge of arrangements.

Sharon M. Pfliger

?Graveside services for Sharon M. Pfliger, 62, of McRae were held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 18 at the Oak Grove Cemetery in McRae. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at Lowe’s Funeral Home in Helena.

The Rev. L.S. Seabolt officiated.

Sharon passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Dublin. She was married to Jim Pfliger of McRae and was the daughter of the late Herbert Eugene and Iris Victoria Pitts Moore. She had worked at the Telfair State Prison for many years.

Survivors include his husband, Jim Pfliger of McRae; daughter, Alice (John David) Hudson of Roberta; grandson, Holt Hudson of Roberta; brother, Herbie (Benita) Moore of Helena; and many friends.

Memorial donations may be given to: Telfair Relay for Life c/o American Cancer Society, 515 Denmark

Street, Suite 500, Statesboro, Ga. 30458.

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Lowe’s Funeral Home of Helena was in charge of arrangements.

Mike Raleigh Spires Sr.

?Services for Mike Raleigh Spires Sr. of McRae were held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 18 in the chapel of Lowe’s Funeral Home with interment in the Red Hill Holiness Church Cemetery.

The Rev. Randy Conley, the Rev. Darrell Barlow and the Rev. Doyle Connell officiated.

Mr. Spires, age 75, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014 at his residence. He was the son of the late Henry Robert and Rosa Jones Spires of Milan.

Survivors include his children, Ginger Bowen of Warner Robins, Brenda (Mark) Padgett of Milan, Mike Spires of Milan and Selena (Tim) Woodard of Eastman; mother of his children and husband-in-law, Carolyn and W.D. Lane of Eastman; six grandchildren, Michael Johns, Mark (Jessica) Padgett, Cody Spires, Blake Bowen, Brooke Bowen and Logan Woodard; step-grandson, Jock (Lori) Padgett; two great-grandchildren, Kodi Rae Wilson and Charlie Johns; two step-grandchildren, Caroline Padgett and Ansley Padgett; two sisters, Virginia (Doyle) Connell of McRae and Ruzell (Joe) Glidwell of Lincolnton.

Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17 in the chapel of Lowe’s Funeral Home in Helena.

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Lowe’s Funeral Home of Helena was in charge of arrangements.

David Wayne Williams Sr.

??On July 4, 2014 David Wayne Williams Sr. found tranquillity after an extended period of pain and suffering. Then his transition to Heaven offers peace and comfort to family and loved ones. Knowing that he abides with Our Lord. He was a native of Rome, Ga. and moved to Telfair County in 2001 and made it his home. He was born March 28, 1948. He was one of the best mechanic (including the “shade tree type” if necessary). When monotony would occur, he would drive an 18 wheeler over the road in most of the U.S.

Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. July 11, 2014 at the Milan Church of God. The interment was private.

The Rev. Danny Horn officiated.

He was deeply loved by his wife of 24 years, Barbara (Bobbie) Bohannon of Milan. He was survived by three daughters, Ashley Delloleta Williams (whom he was exceedly proud of as a deputy for the Telfair County Sheriff’s Dept.) also of Milan; Debra Lynn Williams and Angela Faye Williams, both of Cedartown; two sons, Waylon Williams and Hank Williams of Milan that loved their Dad and kept him on his toes; four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren; three brothers, Tommy Williams, Willie Buck Williams and Jessee Williams; a special sister, Carolyn Martin; mother-in-law, Oleta Bell and several other in-laws; and nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, Dave Williams and Delmonte Colley Conway; grandson, Brian Williams; brother, Jimmy Williams; two sisters, Betty Howard and Sally Williams; and niece, Latonia Dell (Connie) Martin.

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Lowe’s Funeral Home of Helena was in charge of arrangements.

Huberta Dent Windham

??Mrs. Huberta Dent Windham, age 79, of Vidalia died Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness. She was a native of Wheeler County, moving to Jacksonville, Fla. in 1959 and to Toombs County in 1969. She was a bookkeeper for many years, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Vidalia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert Willis Dent and Lollie Bracewell Dent.

Mrs. Windham is survived by four daughters, Elaine McCaw and husband Sam of Vidalia, Lauri Windham of Lawrenceville, Jacki Young and husband Larry of Helena and Terri Humphrey and husband Dan of Vidalia; one son, Randy W. Windham and wife Sherri of Cochran; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a long-time friend, Merle Sowell.

The funeral service was held Thursday, June 26 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with the Rev. Bucky Kennedy officiating. Burial followed in the Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery in Wheeler County.

Pallbearers were Kyle Tillman, Jonathan Hutley, John McCaw, Cameron Bridges, Lee Humphrey, Mike Young and Jordan Schmitz.

Those desiring may make memorial donations to The Griffin House, 107 West Liberty St., Claxton, Ga. 30417.

Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge of arrangements.




















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