FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

Mrs. Mattie Ruth Sampson

Graveside and interment services for MRS. MATTIE RUTH SAMPSON of Americus, GA who passed on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, are scheduled for Saturday, October 23 at 1:30 p.m. from Lebanon Cemetery, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA. Pastor Gloria Bryant is to officiate the service.

Mrs. Lucy Mae Jernigan Bryant

Graveside and interment services for MRS. LUCY MAE JERNIGAN BRYANT of Americus, GA who passed on Monday, October 10, 2021, were held on Friday, October 15 at 12:00 noon from Andersonville National Cemetery, 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville, GA. Rev. Dr. H. C. Wilson officiated the service.

Mrs. Frankie Mae Griffin

Graveside and interment services for MRS. FRANKIE MAE GRIFFIN of Americus, GA who passed on Sunday, October 3, 2021, were held on Saturday, October 9 at 11:00 a.m. from Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Gator Pond Road, Smithville, GA. Rev. Toney Smith officiated the service.

Ms. Christine T. Curtis

The family held a private ceremony for MS. CHRISTINE T. CURTIS of Americus, GA, formerly of Baltimore, MD who passed on Friday, October 1, 2021.

Mr. Darwin Keith Hicks

Funeral services for MR. DARWIN KEITH HICKS of Jonesboro, Georgia, formerly of Americus, Georgia, who passed on September 24, 2021, were held on Thursday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. from the grounds of Old Bethlehem Baptist Church, 814 Thomas Mills Road, Plains, Georgia. Rev. George F. Monts, Jr. officiated the service and burial followed in the church's cemetery.

Mrs. Inez Gaines Lockhart

Funeral services for MRS. INEZ GAINES LOCKHART of Willingboro New Jersey, formerly of Americus, Georgia, who passed on September 22, 2021, were held on Monday, October 4 at 12 noon from the grounds of Old Corinth Baptist Church, 425 Brown Small Road, Leslie, GA. Pastors Donna and William Porter officiated the service and burial followed in the church's cemetery.

Mr. Kendrick Montrell Swain

Funeral services for MR. KENDRICK MONTRELL SWAIN of Americus, Georgia, who passed on September 17, 2021, were held on Friday, September 24 at 2:30 p.m. from Old Corinth Baptist Church, 425 Brown Small Road, Leslie, GA. Rev. Lorenzo Mullins officiated the service and burial followed in the church's cemetery.

Mrs. Irene Volley-Tabor

Graveside and interment services for MRS. IRENE VOLLEY-TABOR of Leesburg, Georgia, formerly of Americus, GA who passed on September 16, 2021, were held on Tuesday, September 21 at 11:00 a.m. from the cemetery of Old Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 1153 Hwy 280 W, Americus, GA. Presiding Elder Bobby Goliday officiated the service.

Mrs. Abidel Champion Battle

Funeral services for MRS. ABIDEL CHAMPION BATTLE of Americus, Georgia who passed on September 4, 2021, were held on Saturday, September 11 at 12 noon from the grounds of Zion Hope Baptist Church, Sumter City, Georgia. Rev. Ivey Williams officiated the service and the burial followed in the Israel Cemetery, Sumter City, GA.

Mrs. Pershelia Faye Griffin Davis

Graveside and interment services for MRS. PERSHELIA FAYE GRIFFIN DAVIS of Americus, Georgia who passed on September 7, 2021, were held on Saturday, September 11 at 3:00 p.m. from the Oglethorpe City Cemetery, 609 W. Chatham Street, Oglethorpe, GA. Bishop-Elect George F. Edge officiated the service.

Mr. Johnnie Cottle, Jr.

Graveside and interment services for MR. JOHNNIE COTTLE, JR. of New Jersey, formerly of Americus, GA, who passed on August 28, 2021 are scheduled for Tuesday, September 14 at 11:00 a.m. from Staley Memorial Gardens, N. Mayo Street, Americus, GA. Rev. Gilford White is to officiate the service.

Mr. George Banks, Sr.

Funeral services for MR. GEORGE BANKS, SR. of Americus, GA who passed on August 29, 2021, were held on Saturday, September 4 at 11:00 a.m. from the grounds of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 411 Cotton Avenue, Americus, GA. Rev. Daniel Clinton officiated the service and the burial followed in the Eastview Cemetery, 802 Ashby Street, Americus, GA.

Mrs. Mildred Marie Burton Jones

Funeral services for MRS. MILDRED MARIE BURTON JONES of Americus, GA who passed on August 25, 2021, were held on Tuesday, August 31 at 12 noon from The Restoration Church of Americus, 159 Bumphead Road, Americus, GA. Bishop-Elect George F. Edge officiated the service and the burial followed at 2 p.m. in the Andersonville National Cemetery, 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville, GA.

Mrs. Dorine French Reagon

Graveside and interment service for MRS. DORINE FRENCH REAGON of Americus, GA who passed on August 22, 2021, were held on Saturday, August 28 at 3:00 p.m. from the Jerusalem Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Dr. Timothy French officiated the service. 

Evangelist Sylvine Bush Carter

Funeral services for EVANGELIST SYLVINE BUSH CARTER of Americus, GA who passed on August 19, 2021, were held on Saturday, August 28 at 11:00 a.m. from Sumter Chapel 193 Southland Rd., Americus, GA. Pastor C. James Carter officiated the service and burial followed in the Eastview cemetery.