August16

Mrs. Barbara Ruth Stewart

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Memorial Services for Mrs. Barbara Ruth Stewart will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. in the Chapel of West’s Mortuary with Pastor Bryan Myers officiating.

Mrs. Barbara Ruth Stewart was born on August 24, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Joseph and Dorothy Gaynor. For several years she worked in the laundry at Fairview Nursing Center. She was married to the late Bill Stewart. Mrs. Stewart died peacefully on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Magnolia Manor in Americus, Georgia.

Left to cherish her memories are her children: Dorothy Grace, Allen Stallings, Donna Stallings and Ramona Morales; three granddaughters: Librada Whorton, Ramona Smith and Olivia Hunt; six grandsons: Terry Stallings, Tyrone Smith, Jr., Carlos Stallings, Christopher Stallings, Rhue Stallings and Qwan Stallings; her best friend since the age of three, Geraldine Barnes; several other relatives and friends also survive.

 

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August14

Mr. Carlton Davis "Golf ball"

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Memorial services for Mr. Carlton Jerome Davis affectionately known as “Golf Ball” will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of West’s Mortuary with Rev. W.R. Campbell officiating.

Mr. Carlton Jerome Davis was born on March 8, 1960, in Baltimore, Maryland.to the late Mr. William Davis, and the late Mrs. Willie Mae Davis. At an early age Carlton joined the Mount Salem Baptist church where he was a faithful member. Carlton was educated in the Sumter County School System and he graduated with the class of 1979. He worked for many years at Davison Textron. He was well known by his peers and family members as a very hard working and family orientated man.

On Monday, August 14, 2017 Carlton went home to be with the Lord. In addition to his parents, Carlton is preceded in death by his beloved sister Judith Davis-Johnson and granddaughter LaTorri' Sims. 

He leaves to cherish his memories, two daughters: Ms. Carneika Davis (Marco) and Miss Shanquesa Davis, all of Americus, GA; one stepson; Mr. Jermail Hammett of Warner Robins, GA; one devoted sister, Mrs. Theresa Davis (Jarvis Cody) of Plains, GA; one brother, Mr. William Davis of Albany, GA; two aunts: Mrs. Mary Dudley of Americus, GA and Mrs. Inez Stephens of Saxton, NJ; four grandchildren: Latavian Wilborn, Latavia Davis, Ja'Torrian Sims and Markari Cannon all of Americus, GA; three nieces: including a devoted niece Laswanda Davis-Hightower of Plains, GA, Miay Westbrook of Warner Robins, GA and Kamesha Davis of Americus, GA; three nephews: Kedrick Williams, Lakendrick Davis and Javart Davis all of Americus, GA; A host of other relatives and friends also survive.

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August13

Mr. Cleve Robinson

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July28

Ms. Denise Lavon Smith

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Miss Denise Lavon Smith of Andrews Drive Americus, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Zion Hope Baptist Church with Pastor George F. Monts officiating. Burial will follow in the Eastview Cemetery.

Mrs. Denise Lavon Smith was born on May 11, 1972 in Sumter County, Georgia to Mr. Aldean Smith and Mrs. Rita Williams.  She was a member of the Zion Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor George F. Mont and she was also a member of the Order of Eastern Stars. Denise passed away peacefully on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Phoebe-Putney Memorial Hospital in Americus, Georgia.

She is survived by four children: Alexis Smith, Maqueisha Smith, Demetrius Smith all of Americus, GA and Trinity Smith of Albany, GA; her parents: Rita Williams and Aldean Smith both of Americus, GA; three brothers: Darnell Kitchen, Plains, GA, Quincy Ross Atlanta, GA, Tyree Ford and Torrey (Kenyatta) Smith both of Americus, GA; four sisters:  Sheena Smith, Sonya Smith, Peecoya Smith all of Americus, GA and Felicia Williams, Macon, GA; aunts & uncles: Martha Smith, Americus, GA Charles Smith, Jessie Smith and Clarence all of Americus, GA, Eva  (Henry) Williams, Plains, GA, Jessie Williams, Willie T. (Donna) Rollins and Henry Williams all of Miami, FL, Alberta (Ronnie) Hood and Willie Jessie (Kathy) Williams Christine (Allen) Brooks all of Albany, GA and Sammie (Genna) Williams of New Mexico. A host of other relatives and friends also survive.

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July27

Mr. James "Sam" Freeman

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Funeral services for Mr. James Edward Freeman of Albany, Georgia will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 1:00 at Zion Hope Baptist Church with Reverend George F. Monts officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethel Primitive Baptist Cemetery.

Mr. James Edward Freeman was born March 30, 1954 in Clayton, Alabama to the late Annie B. Freeman Myers and the late Sampson Myers. He was employed at Cooper Lighting for several years. James was united in Holy Matrimony to Van Freeman and to this union  one child was born. He passed away on July 27, 2017 at Pruitt Health Care in Albany, Georgia. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sheila Freeman; a brother and a sister.

He leaves to cherish his memories and celebrate his life: his wife of over 40 years, Mrs. Van Freeman; his sons: Roderick Freeman of Camilla, Georgia, Reginald McCalaster and Germane Freeman of Albany, Georgia; his brother, Gene Myers, Sr. of Americus, Georgia and his sister, Annie Doris Woodard of Newport News, Virginia; five aunts: Polly Ann Freeman of Midway, Alabama, Ada Pearl Scovil of Clayton, Alabama, Mary Jane Johnson of Eufala, Alabama,  Clevie Dell Davis and Lottie McFolley both of Georgetown, Georgia; two uncles: John Freeman and Michael Freeman of Georgetown, Georgia; a special devoted grandson, Crod Freeman; a host of other loving relatives and friends.

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July26

Ms. Joyce Dean "Ballie" Daniels

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Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Dean Daniels of Smithville, Georgia will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Green Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Hosie Waters officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Joyce Dean Daniels well known to us all as “Ballie” was born in Lee County, Georgia on November 4, 1947 to the late Lutherine Ware Lewis. She received her education in the public schools of Lee County. At an early age she joined the Green Grove Baptist Church where she was an active member until the death angels called her home to be with the Lord on July 25, 2017. She retired from the Best Western Hotel, where she worked as a cook for many years. “Ballie” brought joy and laughter to everyone she meet with her smile.

She leaves to cherish her memories and celebrate her life; two devoted daughters Sharon Walker (Cedric), loving caregiver Constance Lewis (Alfred) both of Smithville, four sons Antonia Lewis (Danena), Atlanta GA, Timothy French, Smithville GA; Terrance French (Shanita), Leesburg, GA and Kelvin French (Christina); two brothers; Robert L. Lewis Atlanta Ga; Randolph Lewis, Smithville GA; two sisters; Jeanette Goodin (Eugene); Linda Thomas (Charlie) both of Smithville, GA; devoted friend for over 20 years, Curtis Angry; Smithville GA; 13 grandchildren, 20 great grands,  many caring nieces and nephews with a host of great nieces and nephews, cousins, god children, Derek, Marissa and Darrius French, and friends including a lifelong friend, Mrs. Gussie Mae Bess, devoted neighbor, Mrs. Flossie Dodson, Willie French and the French family, Reverend and Mrs. Waters and Green Grove Church Family and Mr. Esco Whitlock.

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July22

Mr. Robert Quincy Smalls

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Funeral services for Mr. Robert Quincy Smalls age 99 of Americus, GA will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. in the Chapel of West’s Mortuary in Americus, GA with Rev. Tommie Jordan officiating. Burial will follow at Andersonville National Cemetery.

Mr. Robert Quincy Smalls was born on July 17, 1918 on Cherokee Plantation in Yemassee, SC to the late Mr. Edward White and the late Mrs. Geneva Smalls-White. Mr. Smalls was educated in the public schools of South Carolina and began working on Cherokee Plantation at an early age. He served in the U.S. Military as a Marine and was honorably discharged on November 5, 1945. Mr. Smalls moved to Patterson, New Jersey and worked for the Lackawanna Railroad in Jersey City, NJ. After a long and beautiful life, Mr. Smalls passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, July 22, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Edward Q. Wiley and a grandson Kenneth J. Wiley.

He leaves to cherish his legacy, his devoted wife Mrs. Emma Smalls of Americus, GA; his sister, Elizabeth Kirkland of Savannah, GA, his daughter Josephine Murray of Yernassee, SC; a grandson Reggie Murray of Yemassee, SC; three granddaughters: Kathleen Wiley of Port Wentworth, GA, Melissa Wiley of Virginia Beach, VA and Keisha Murray of Yemassee, SC; his God-daughter, Tiffany Wilbon 'of Americus, GA; a special nephew Clyde Smalls of Yemassee, SC, a devoted friend and neighbor, Zachary Draines of Americus, GA and a host of nieces; nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

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July20

Mr. Roosevelt Wilborn

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Funeral services for Mr. Roosevelt Wilborn of Lambert Street, Americus, Georgia will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel of West's Mortuary in Americus, Georgia with Rev. George F. Monts officiating. Burial will follow at Eastview Cemetery.

Roosevelt Wilborn, son of the late James Wilborn and the late Mamie Mae Rush Wilborn was born on June 4, 1957 in Americus, Georgia. “Roach” as he was affectionately called, enjoyed doing carpentry work and he loved sports, especially the Atlanta Falcons. He passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Preceding him in death were two sisters:Pearlie Longstreet and Ann Wilborn, a daughter, Kyanna Wilborn and a brother Charlie Rush.

Left to cherish his memory is his son, Jeremy Boone of Americus, Georgia; six brothers: James Wilborn, Jerome Wilborn, Willie James Wilborn, Leon Wilborn, Robert Lee Wilborn and Henry Lee Wilborn all of Americus, Georgia; four sisters: Ms. Margie Ann Wilborn, Ms. Barbara Ann Wilborn, Mrs. Lois Davis and Ms. Shirley Ann Wilborn all of Americus, Georgia; four aunts: Mrs. Shirley (Eddie) Robinson of Vero Beach, Florida, Mrs. Laverne (John) Williams of Desota, Georgia, Mrs. Eula (James) Merritt of Americus, Georgia and Ms. Martha (Randy) King of Cordele, Georgia  and a devoted aunt Ms. Edith McKnight of Americus, Georgia; two uncles: Cleveland Rush, Jr and Sander Rush both of Vero Beach, Florida; one grandchild, a host of nieces, nephews, including two devoted nieces: Terriann Sims (Brandon) and Latricia Wilborn both of Americus, Georgia. Several other relatives and friends also survive.

 

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July13

Mrs. Doris Bacon Colbert

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Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Bacon Colbert will be Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at West’s Mortuary, 731 N Lee Street, Americus, Georgia.

Mrs. Doris Bacon Colbert was born February 3, 1954 to the late Mr. Henry R. Bacon and the late Mrs. Estella Brown Bacon. She attended school at Matawan High School and completed two years of college. Mrs. Colbert passed away on July 14, 2017 at Phoebe Sumter Hospital in Americus, Georgia.

She leaves to mourn her passing, her loving husband, Starling Colbert of Americus, Georgia; two sisters: Ms. Leatha Bacon Dortch of Decatur, Georgia and Ms. Bessie Bacon of Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey; three brothers: DeWitt (Jackie) Bacon of Red Bank, New Jersey, Aubrey (Sylvia) Bacon of Jacksonville, Florida and Ivory (Jeannine) Bacon of Decatur, Georgia; mother-in-law, Leola Mae Colbert of Preston, Georgia; three brothers-in-law: Edward Colbert, Oswald Colbert and Tyrone Colbert; eight nephews, five nieces, a host of other relatives and friends.

 

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July12

Mr. Willie James Solomon "Ricky"

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Funeral services for Mr. Willie James “Ricky” Solomon of Montezuma, Georgia will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at Piney Grove Baptist Church, Montezuma, Georgia. Burial will follow at Andersonville National Cemetery.

Mr. Willie James Solomon, better known as “Ricky” was born February 27, 1951 in Macon County, Georgia to Ms. Dorothy Nell Solomon and the late Earl Jessie Joseph. Ricky grew up in Montezuma and attended the public schools of the county. He was a member of the D.F. Douglass High School class of 1970. After high school, he served his country honorably in the United States Army. Mr. Solomon was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. Ricky passed away on July 12, 2017 at his residence. One daughter, Tammy Witchard, preceded him in death.

Left to cherish his memories are his mother, Dorothy N. Solomon of Montezuma, Georgia; three daughters: Lawanda Witchard of Hartford, Connecticut, Denesha Solomon and Charlene Carr both of Montezuma, Georgia; his fatherly love also extended to the children of the late Evelyn Witchard and the children of his current companion, Mae Eula Walker; five siblings: Loisteen S. Sparks (Willie) of Indianapolis, Indiana, Bennie R. Solomon of Fort Valley, Georgia, Otis L. Solomon of       Prattville, Alabama, Kowetta Solomon and Lessie Solomon both of Montezuma, Georgia; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; six aunts: Peggy Hankerson (James) of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Lillie B. Solomon, Marie Jackson and Mildred Frederick all of Montezuma, Georgia, Jimmie L. Alexander of Lawton, Oklahoma and Estella Crawford of Killeen, Texas; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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