Dorothy Waters Thomas

1931 - January 2, 2024

MRS. DOROTHY DEANE WATERS THOMAS, age 92, of Fayetteville, GA, died Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at her residence.

A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00PM Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Liberty Baptist Church in Fayetteville, GA, with Pastor James Oney and Rev. Randy Wood officiating. Dorothy was a woman who enjoyed helping others and made the choice to donate her body to science. She will be laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery in Eastman, GA at a later date.

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Jerry Sec Fordham

1946 - December 30, 2023

MR. JERRY WAYNE “SEC” FORDHAM, age 77, of Eastman, GA, died Saturday, December 30, 2023, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00PM Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at Southerland Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Roy Williams, Mr. Jay Jones, Mr. Clay Jones, and Mr. Mike Leonard officiating.

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Myrtice Lowery

1928 - December 28, 2023

With great joy, MeMa Myrt Lowery went to stand in the presence of her God and Savior on Thursday, December 28th, 2023. Services celebrating her life will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, December 31, at Milan Baptist Church, with Rev. Aubrey Corbitt officiating, and interment at Sand Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Milan, GA.

Myrtice Lucinda Walker Lowery was born in Milan, Georgia on August 16th, 1928, to the late George Walker and Georgia Mae Parker Walker. She was a lifelong resident of Dodge County and a 1946 graduate of Milan High School. God entrusted her with gifts of service and affection for children. She earned an associate degree in education from Middle Georgia College and taught kindergarten at West Telfair Academy. She later opened her home as a childcare center, where she loved and taught many children

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Dwight Williams

1948 - December 25, 2023

MR. MORRIS DWIGHT WILLIAMS, age 75, of Milan, GA, died Monday, December 25, 2023, at his residence.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00PM Thursday, December 28, at Freedom Baptist Church in Milan, GA, with Rev. Bill Jones, Mr. Tom Jackson, and Mr. Dwayne Williams officiating.

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Gloria Hayes Singletary

1961 - December 19, 2023

MRS. GLORIA ETHEL HAYES SINGLETARY, age 62, of Lyons, GA, died Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at her residence.

A celebration of life service will be held 11:00AM Saturday, December 23, 2023, at Southerland Funeral Chapel with Pastor Nathaniel Joyce officiating.

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Patty Wilkerson

1956 - December 18, 2023

MRS. PATRICIA SUE “PATTY” WILKERSON, age 67, of Eastman, GA, died Monday, December 18, 2023, at Dodge County Hospital.

A memorial visitation will be held from 12:00PM-6:00PM, Saturday, December 23 at residence of Jesus Cruz, 5300 Foster Street, Eastman, GA.

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Jenny Yawn Rogers

1952 - December 18, 2023

MRS. JENNIFER “JENNY” YAWN ROGERS, age 71, of Rhine, GA, died Monday, December 18, 2023, at her residence.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Regina Westbrook Burkhalter

1939 - December 17, 2023

GWENDOLYN REGINA WESTBROOK BURKHALTER, age 84, of Eastman, GA, died Sunday, December 17, 2023, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM, Friday, December 22, at Southerland Funeral Chapel with Brother Chuck Simpson officiating, with interment in Friendship Baptist Church in China Hill.

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Rev. John Mitchell Brown

1954 - December 17, 2023

REV. JOHN MITCHELL BROWN, age 69, of Eastman, GA, died Sunday, December 17, 2023, at his residence.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Sadie Lee Franklin Melvin

1931 - December 17, 2023

MRS. SADIE LEE FRANKLIN MELVIN, age 92, of Pooler, GA and formerly of Milan, GA finished her life’s journey Sunday, December 17, 2023, at Hospice Savannah.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday December 21, at Sand Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Milan, GA with Rev. Aubrey Corbitt officiating.

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