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October 2019

Obituaries

Arthur Robinson, Jr.
"Mr. Pepper"

August 20, 1930-October 31, 2019

Deacon Arthur L. Robinson, Jr. was born in Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia on August 20, 1930, to the parentage of the late Mr. Arthur Robinson and the late Mrs. Pearly Phillips Robinson. He received his education in the public schools of Sumter County. For many years, he was employed by the Sumter County School System as a custodian at Staley Middle School. At an early age, he joined the Mt. Mary Primitive Baptist Church. He moved his membership to the United Holiness Headquarters under the leadership of the late Overseer Aaron Snipes. Later, he joined the Reach Out and Touch Ministries under the leadership of his son, Elder Alfred Robinson, where he served faithfully and was chairman of the Board of Deacons. He was married to the late Evangelist Bessie Battle Robinson.

 

He is also preceded in death by three sons: Mr. Arthur L. Robinson, III, Mr. Eddie Robinson and Mr. Larry Robinson; his daughter, Ms. Melinda Joy Robinson; his brother, Mr. Jim Robinson and two sisters, Ms. Berdie Lee Wall and Ms. Ola Mae Holland.

 

He leaves to cherish his memories: his son, Elder Alfred (Emma) Robinson, Leslie, GA; two daughters, Ms. Dianne Moore, Brooklyn, NY and Ms. Mary Braxton, New York, NY; a daughter-in-law, Ms. Ann Robinson, Atlanta, GA; a stepson, Deacon Clinton (Lois) Battle, Americus, GA; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Lucille (William) Simmons, Leesburg, GA; 22 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and 9 great greatgrandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, including devoted friends: Evangelist Jacob Battle, Coach and Mrs. Doug Lee, Ms. Donna Webb, the residents of the Verandah Apartments on Mayo Street and his Reach Out and Touch church family also survive.

Eunice White

December 7, 1949-October 29, 2019

Eunice White was born in Sumter County, Americus, Georgia on December 7, 1949, to the parentage of the late Eddie Lee White and the late Jeanette Harris White. She received her education in the schools of Sumter County. She joined the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. Eunice attended the Sumter MRCS Center for ten years where she received several certificates. Afterward, Eunice started attending Perfect Care, Inc., where she was involved with health programs, adult day programs and respite care. She enjoyed playing bingo and other games while attending Perfect Care. Eunice also utilized her right to vote. Her favorite pastime was watching her “soaps” during the day.

 

Eunice is preceded in death by four brothers: her twin brother, Mr. Curtis White, Mr. Eddie James White and Mr. Ernest White.

 

She leaves to cherish her memories: one sister, Mrs. Annie Bell Moss; one niece, Ms. Melanie White, both of Americus, Georgia; two special cousins, Mrs. Fannie Harris Butler and Ms. Janice Harris, both of Americus, GA; and a host of other cousins, other relatives and friends, including the staff and residents of Perfect Care also survive.

Stoman Brantley, III

June 6, 1952-October 19, 2019
 

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Mr. Stoman Brantley, III was born in Lee County, Georgia on June 6, 1952, to the parentage of the late Mr. Stoman Brantley, II and the late Mrs. Annie Lou Terrell Brantley. Stoman or “Sonny,” as he was known to his family and friends, was educated in the Dougherty County School System. At an early age, he joined the Mt. Avery Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. C. L. Ponder, where he served faithfully for many years. He was employed as a machine operator at Austin Urethane for several years, and he retired from there in 2003. Sonny was an avid pool player and his favorite game was 8-ball pool. He played in several tournaments and was awarded several trophies.

 

He is preceded in death by one daughter, Latoya Brantley and three brothers: Albert Terrell, Jeremiah Brantley and Emanuel Brantley.

 

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, Heaven received a new Angel in our father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend. He leaves a legacy of love and his spirit will forever live on through his family.

 

Stoman leaves to cherish his memories: his companion of 36 years, Ms. Doris Robinson, Americus, GA; two sons, Mr. Jason Brown, Albany, GA and Mr. Quincy (Tanika) Robinson, Americus, GA; two daughters, Ms. Victoria Brantley, Albany, GA and a devoted daughter and caregiver, Ms. Shaquaita Robinson and Derrick Prince, Americus, GA; a step-daughter, Ms. Jeanette Grover, Oak Hill, VA; three brothers: Mr. Charles Brantley, Mr. Danny (April) Brantley, all of Savannah, GA and Mr. Eddie Brantley and Bessie Watts of Albany, GA: five sisters: Ms. Mamie Thomas, Virginia Beach, VA; Mrs. Diane (Franklin) Thrasher, Conyers, GA; Mrs. Lillie (Lynwood) Poole, Albany, GA; Ms. Anitha Brantley, Americus, GA and Ms. Gladys Mills, Summerville, NJ; three aunts: Ms. Mary Lee Covin, Jacksonville, FL; Ms. Willie Ruth Lewis, Titusville, FL and Ms. Orine Terrell, Fort Lauderdale, FL; one sister-in-law, Ms. Serita Brantley, Decatur, GA; 14 grandchildren: Tariq, Latoya, Malik, Keeashia, Demarqueia, Derrque, Quintavious, Jamariyah, Markailen, Khalia, Kimora, Kelani, Jason, Jr. and Ja’niyah; two great grandchildren, La’Jourra and Montarrious; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends also survive.