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FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

Veteran Allan Bernard McGruder

Graveside services for VETERAN ALLAN BERNARD MCGRUDER of Dothan, Alabama, formerly of Leslie, Georgia who passed on Sunday, March 5, 2023, were held on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 12 noon from the Andersonville National Cemetery, 760 POW Road, Andersonville, GA. Rev. George F. Monts, Jr. officiated the services.

Mrs. Clintly Mae Jossey Harvey

Funeral services for MRS. CLINTLY MAE JOSSEY HARVEY of Americus, Georgia who passed on Friday, March 3, 2023, were held on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from the William Grove Baptist Church, 71 Gill Street, Ellaville, GA at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Willie C. Kleckley officiated, and burial followed in the New Mt. Mariah Church Cemetery, Americus, GA.

Veteran Otis Harris

Funeral services for VETERAN OTIS HARRIS of Americus, Georgia who passed on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, were held on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, from the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 411 Cotton Avenue, Americus, GA at 12:00 p.m. Rev. Tommy Law officiated the services, and burial followed in the Andersonville National Cemetery, 760 POW Road, Andersonville, GA. 

Mrs. Melissa Green Hightower

Funeral services for MRS. MELISSA GREEN HIGHTOWER of Americus, Georgia who passed on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, were held on Saturday, March 4, 2023, from the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 411 Cotton Avenue, Americus, GA at 2:30 p.m. Minister Marcus Arnett officiated the services, and burial followed in the Eastview Cemetery, 802 Ashby Street, Americus, GA.

Mr. Willie Charles Chambliss

Funeral services for MR. WILLIE CHARLES CHAMBLISS of Americus, Georgia who passed on Thursday, February 16, 2023, were held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. from the chapel of Barnum Funeral Home, Inc. Rev. George F. Monts, Jr. is officiated the services and the burial followed in Eastview Cemetery, 802 Ashby Street, Americus, GA.

Ms. Susie Ann Ruff Louis

Funeral services for MS. SUSIE ANN RUFF LOUIS of Americus, Georgia who passed on Thursday, February 2, 2023, were held on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. from Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 411 Cotton Avenue, Americus, GA. Rev. George F. Monts, Jr. officiated the services and burial followed in the Eastview Cemetery, 802 Ashby Street, Americus, GA.

Mrs. Sylvia M. Hicks

Memorial services for MRS. SYLVIA M. HICKS of Americus, Georgia who passed on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, were held on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 2:30 p.m. from the chapel of Barnum Funeral Home, Inc. Rev. George F. Monts, Jr. officiated the services.

Mr. Joseph Lee French, Sr.

Funeral services for MR. JOSEPH LEE FRENCH, SR. of Smithville, Georgia who passed on Saturday, January 28, 2023, were held on Saturday, February 4, 2023, from Lebanon Baptist Church, 403 Bottsford Road, Plains, GA at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Timothy French officiated the services and burial followed in the Jerusalem Grove Church Cemetery, 211 Rhodes Street, Smithville, GA.

Mrs. Inez Peterson Green

Funeral services for MRS. INEZ PETERSON GREEN of Americus, Georgia who passed on Sunday, January 29, 2023, were held on Saturday, February 4, 2023, from the Central Baptist Church, 190 Upper River Rd., Americus, GA at 11:00 a.m. Bishop Willie Greene officiated, and burial followed in the Old Corinth Cemetery, 425 Brown Small Road, Leslie, GA.

Mrs. Mattie Slappey Thomas

Funeral services for MRS. MATTIE SLAPPEY THOMAS of Plains, Georgia who passed on Friday, January 27, 2023, were held on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. from Lebanon Baptist Church, 403 Bottsford Road, Plains, GA. Burial followed in the Lebanon Cemetery, Old Plains Highway. Rev. Christopher O'Bryant officiated the services and Rev. George F. Monts, Jr. offered the eulogy.

Mr. Kelvin Jevon Waters

Funeral services for MR. KELVIN JEVON WATERS of Albany, Georgia who passed on Thursday, January 26, 2023, were held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. from the Samaritan Fellowship Church OGIC, 103 Carter Street, Americus, GA. Elder Larry Franklin, Sr. officiated the services.

Ms. Nina Kate Searcy Harper

Graveside and interment services for MS. NINA KATE SEARCY HARPER of Americus, Georgia who passed on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, were held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. from Staley Memorial Gardens, N. Mayo Street, Americus, GA. Rev. George F. Monts, Jr. officiated the services.

Mr. Phillip Harvey, Sr.

Funeral services for MR. PHILLIP HARVEY, SR. of Americus, Georgia who passed on January 22, 2023, were held on Saturday, January 28, 2023, from the Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, 132 Bumphead Road, Americus, GA at 11:00 a.m. Elder Kenneth Feacher officiated the services, and burial followed in the Lebanon Cemetery, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA.

Mrs. Emma Jean King Rush

Funeral services for MRS. EMMA JEAN KING RUSH of Americus, Georgia who passed on Friday, January 6, 2023, were held on Saturday, January 14. 2023 at 2:30 p.m. from Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 411 Cotton Avenue, Americus, GA. Rev. Travis Rush officiated the services and burial followed in Hill Cemetery.

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