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Stephen C. Stoss

November 26, 1953 – July 24, 2014

Mr. Stephen Casper Stoss, 60, of Thomasville, GA, passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital, Thomasville, GA, on Thursday, July 24, 2014.  No services are planned at this time

Mr. Stoss was born on November 26, 1953, in Brooklyn, NY, to the late Mathiss and Mary Ebnet Stoss.  He was a heating and air conditioner technician and of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include: his life partner, Donna Graham of Thomasville, GA; brothers, Robert Stoss (Dotty) of Lindenhurst, NY, Freddie Stoss (Sandra) of Massapequa, NY;  sisters, Kathy Howell (Russell) of Seaford, NY, Betty Hugues, Barnegat, NJ.

Mr. Stoss was preceded in death by: his parents and nine brothers and sisters.

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Margie Nell Mobley

October 7, 1954July 22, 2014 

Funeral services for Margie Nell Mobley, 59, of Bonifay, FL, are at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home.  Rev. Robert Crapps will officiate.  Services will conclude at the Chapel.  Interment will be in Salem Cemetery, Climax, GA.  Ms. Mobley passed away at Bay Medical Center, Panama City, FL, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. 

Ms. Mobley was born in Cairo, GA, on October 7, 1954, to the late Alto Mobley and Myrtle Pafford Mobley.  She was an instrumentation journeyman in the construction industry.  She was a member of Union Springs Baptist Church, Whigham, GA.        

Survivors include: life partner, Patrick Trigg of Bonifay, FL; daughters, Christie Sumner of Cairo, GA, Carla Milam (Todd) of Ochlocknee, GA; son, Michael Sumner (Carolyn) of Valdosta, GA; grandchildren, Collin Milam of Ochlocknee, GA, Luke Sumner, Harrison Sumner, John Thompson Sumner, all of Valdosta, GA;  sisters, Martha Sumner (Merle) of Thomasville, GA, Cheryl Hopkins (Dave) of Cairo, GA; brother, Charles Mobley of Climax, GA; and a host of nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Bill Mobley, Jimmy Mobley; and sister, Iris Mobley. 

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, July 25, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

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Emmett Carroll Harrison

August 19, 1931July 22, 2014 

Funeral services for Emmett C. Harrison, 82, of Tallahassee, FL and Whigham, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 25, 2014, at Calvary United Methodist Church, Calvary, GA.  Rev. Wayne McDonald will officiate.  Services will conclude in the church.  Interment will be in Harrison Cemetery #1, Whigham, GA.  Mr. Harrison passed away at his home in Tallahassee, FL, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be Dan Jones, Jerome Dixon, Mitch Harrison, Tyler Harrison, Don Lovins and Jerry Collins.  

Mr. Harrison was born on August 19, 1931, in Calvary, GA, to the late Hadley Thomas Harrison and Mattie Mae Johnson Harrison.  He attended school at Fort Myers High School and graduated from Cairo High School.  After completing a term of service in the U.S. Army with the 10th Special Forces Group, he enrolled at Florida State University where he earned a degree in Business Administration.  He owned and operated the Credit Bureau of Tallahassee and the Credit Bureau of Grady County Georgia.  He was very active in the industry where he served as President of the Associated Credit Bureaus of Florida, Associated Credit Bureaus of the Southeast, and as Chairman of the Board of Associated Credit Bureaus, the international association.  After retiring in 1986, he returned to his family farm in Grady County, GA and operated the farm until his passing.  On October 14, 1983, he married Billie Pritchett Harrison, who survives.  He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Calvary, GA.         

Survivors include: wife, Billie Pritchett Harrison of Tallahassee, FL; children, Emmett “Buddy” C. Harrison, Jr. of Tallahassee FL, Tom Harrison (Tammy) of Tallahassee FL, Tommy Norris of Atlanta GA, Greg Norris of Port Saint Joe, FL, Sherry King of Olive Branch, MS; grandchildren, Mitchell B. Harrison (Lesley) of Tallahassee FL; Tyler H. Harrison (Laurie) of Tallahassee FL, Ashley T. Harrison of Tallahassee, FL, Derek Norris (Deanna) of Gainesville, FL; Jeannie Cunningham of Olive Branch MS, John Clark of Biloxi, MS, Blake Plummer of Biloxi, MS, Dakota Page of Tallahassee, FL; great-grandchild, Audrey Dyle of Tallahassee, FL; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Frank Pritchett (Betty) of Cairo GA, Jerry Pritchett (Verla) of Cairo, GA, Kay Hash (Joe) of Whigham, GA, Suellen Hester of Cairo, GA, Beth Skaja of Whigham, GA; and a host of extended family.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  

Memorials may be made in Mr. Harrison's memory to: Calvary United Methodist Church or Big Bend Hospice of Tallahassee.      

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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Glynda Jane Harris

May 8, 1937July 20, 2014 

Funeral services for Glynda Jane Harris, 77, of Whigham, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Mizpah Primitive Baptist Church, Pelham, GA.  Elder James Smith and Rev. Franklin Russ will officiate.  Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA.  Mrs. Harris passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Sunday, July 20, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be James Eubanks, John Eubanks, Colby Eubanks, Alex Brown, Bradley Holcomb and Jimmy Gilham.

Mrs. Harris was born on May 8, 1937, in Cairo, GA, to the late James Norwood Eubanks and Ruby Smith Eubanks.  She graduated from Mitchell County High School with the Class of 1955.  On March 15, 2002, she married Charles “Charlie” Terrell, who preceded her in death on July 19, 2003.  She was a retired certified public accountant with MHI.     

Survivors include:  son, Douglas E. Harris (Sharon) of Whigham, GA; grandchildren, Pamela Brown (Alex) of Tallahassee, FL, Gayle Harris of Los Angeles, CA, Deanna Harris of Birmingham, AL; and a brother, James Eubanks (Avalene) of Cave Spring, GA.  

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; and brother, John Eubanks, Sr.   

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, July 25, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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Florence Wright West

November 7, 1917July 19, 2014 

Florence Wright West, 96, of Tallahassee, FL, passed away at Consulate Health Care in Tallahassee, FL, on Saturday, July 19, 2014.  Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA.  No services are planned at this time.  

Mrs. West was born on November 7, 1917, in Hilton, GA, to the late William T. Wright and Georgia Rebecca Wright.  She was married to Robert Leland West, who preceded her in death on June 8, 1995.   She retired as a pharmacy technician with Brown’s Pharmacy.  She was of the Baptist faith.  She was a dedicated FSU Seminole Fan.       

Survivors include: daughter, Linda Smith (Jerry) of Tallahassee, FL; grandchildren, Jerry Smith, Jr. (Teri) of Port Saint Lucie, FL, Richard Smith (Michelle) of Tallahassee, FL, David Smith of Tallahassee, FL;  great-grandchildren, Kelsey Smith, Jordyn Smith, both of Port St. Lucie, FL, Caylyn Smith, Cory Smith (Kira), Casey Smith, Austin Smith, all of Tallahassee, FL.    

She was preceded in death by: parents; husband; brothers, Harvey Sirmons, Jake Sirmons, John Wright, William Wright; and sisters, Sarah Wright, Sue Anglin.  

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Gary Wayne Stansbury

December 30, 1933July 18, 2014 

Funeral services for Gary Wayne Stansbury, 80, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA.  Rev. Ernie Beckwith will officiate.  Services will conclude at the Chapel.  Interment will be in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Whigham, GA.  Mr. Stansbury passed away at Golden Living Center, Thomasville, GA, on Friday, July 18, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be Timmy Adams, Andre Wynn, Hayden Wynn, Zachary Beckwith, Tommy Rogers and Keith Beckwith. 

Mr. Stansbury was born on December 30, 1933, in Baltimore, MD, to the late Andrew Kalopedis and Pearl Kalopedis.  He was a member of the Merchant Marines in his early years of employment.  He married Elizabeth “Betty” Stansbury, who preceded him in death on December 4, 2006.  He enjoyed helping with charities and being outdoors working in his yard.  He retired as a guard with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons.  He was a Mason and of the Methodist faith.       

Survivors include: son, Chuck Stansbury (Sherry) of Ellenwood, GA; granddaughter, Victoria Tucker Beckwith (Michael) of Cairo, GA; great-grandchildren, Hayden Wynn Tyler Wynn, Zachary Beckwith, Maura Beckwith, all of Cairo, GA. 

He was preceded in death by: parents; wife; daughter, Cathi Tucker; granddaughter, Miranda Tucker; and brothers, Wesley Stansbury, Groves Stansbury.  

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home immediately following the service at the Chapel.

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Aldene Reffitt

June 30, 1928 - July 16, 2014 

Funeral services for Aldene Reffitt, 86, of Whigham, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Magnolia Baptist Church, Whigham, GA.  Rev. Bob Knight will officiate.  Interment will be in Butler Cemetery, Whigham, GA.  Mrs. Reffitt passed away at her home in Grady County, GA, on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be her grandsons: Richard Brown, Shannon Reffitt, Terry Reffitt, Jason Tate, Kenneth Reffitt and Brian Harrell.  

Mrs. Reffitt was born on June 30, 1928, in Fort Myers, FL, to the late William Henry Haire and Minnie Lee Walden Haire.  She married Clay Reffitt, who preceded her in death on January 17, 1979.  She was a homemaker and a member of Magnolia Baptist Church, Whigham, GA.  

Survivors include:  son, Kenneth Reffitt (Ursula) of Whigham, GA; daughters, Peggy Thomas of Whigham, GA, Mary Tate (Jerry) of Cairo, GA, Betty Harrell (Nelson) of Climax, GA, Judy Sadler (Ronnie) of Pelham, GA; 9 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Anderson of Whigham, GA.    

Mrs. Reffitt was preceded in death by her parents, husband, great-grandson, brother and a sister.   

Memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Reffitt to:  Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS66675; or Magnolia Baptist Church, P. O. Box 377, Whigham, GA  39897.    

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, July 18, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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Judge Willard H. Chason

August 26, 1924July 16, 2014 

Services for Judge Willard Henry Chason, 89, of Cairo, GA, will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Cairo, GA.  Bert Kostedt and Rev. Whit Byram will officiate.  Services will conclude at the church.  Interment will be in Piedmont Cemetery, Calvary, GA.  Judge Chason passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital, Thomasville, GA, on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be his grandsons and nephews.  Honorary pallbearers will be members of  Aldersgate-Fellowship Sunday School Class, United National Bank Directors and Matt McCaskill. 

Judge Chason was born on August 26, 1924, in the Calvary community of Grady County, GA, to the late Arthur and Maggie Harrison Chason.  He attended the Calvary School, graduating from Cairo High School in 1940.  He served his country in the United States Navy from 1943 – 1946.  He graduated from Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Cum Laude in 1950.  He was president of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.  Judge Chason began his practice of law in Cairo, GA, in 1950.  He was appointed by Governor George Busbee as Judge of Superior Courts for the South Georgia Judicial Circuit in 1982, and served in that position through 1996.  He was appointed Senior Judge of Superior Courts of Georgia in 1997.  He was Solicitor for City Court of Grady County 1959 – 1966.  County Attorney for Grady County 1960 – 1977, and 1981 – 1982.  Past president of Georgia Association of County Attorneys.  He was past Judge Advocate for American Legion Post 122.  Past President of Cairo Rotary Club (perfect attendance for over 50 years), past Chairman of Brookwood School Board of Trustees and past President of Cairo-Grady County Chamber of Commerce.  He was a founding Director of United National Bank.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Cairo, GA, and taught Sunday School for over 50 years.  He married Carolyn Herring Chason on July 18, 1954. 

Survivors include: his wife, Carolyn H. Chason of Cairo, GA, children, Brian Chason of Calvary, Ga, Claire Chason (Al Harrell) of Cairo, GA, Kevin Chason (Mary) of Cairo, GA, Celeste Tyler (Chuck Tyler) of Cairo, GA, grandchildren, Austin Tyler, Sarah Chason, Phillip Chason, and Natalie Tyler all of Cairo, GA. 

Judge Chason was preceded in death by: parents; sisters, Adele C. Whitfield (and husband J.W.), Doris Chason, twin Wilsie C. Kostedt (and husband Don), Helen C. Bishop (and husband Gene), and Eris C. Carper. 

Memorials may be made in memory of Judge Chason to: First United Methodist Church, 318 South Broad St., Cairo, GA, 39828, and Roddenbery Memorial Library, 320 N. Broad St., Cairo, GA, 39828. 

The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church fellowship hall on Friday, July 18, 2014, from 6 until 8:00 p.m.

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Captain Robert William Turnbull, Sr., USAF
April 24, 1917 – November 22, 1952
 
Funeral services for Captain Robert William Turnbull, Sr., USAF, age 35, of Thomasville, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, graveside in Barnetts Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Thomas County, GA, with full military honors.  Chaplain Matthew Dussia, USAF will officiate.  Active pallbearers will be the Tyndall Air Force Base Honor Guard.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

On Nov. 22, 1952, Captain Turnbull was onboard a C-124 Globemaster aircraft that crashed while en route to Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, from McChord Air Force Base, Washington. There were 11 crewmen and 41 passengers on board.  Search parties were unable to locate and recover any of the service members because of adverse weather conditions at the time of the crash.  Then on June 9, 2012, an Alaska National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crew spotted aircraft wreckage while conducting a training mission in Alaska.  Sixty-one years have passed since the airplane crash; and Captain Turnbull, along with sixteen other service members, has been recovered and returned to his family. 

Captain Turnbull was born on April 24, 1917, in Canton, OH, to the late Harold and Helen Klein Turnbull.  He received a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgia Tech in 1940. He began serving his country in the Army in 1943. He was relieved of active duty in 1946 at the rank of Captain, Army Air Corps Reserve. He was then recalled to active duty in the United States Air Force in 1951.

He married the late Doris Latimer on May 11, 1940. Surviving letters and postcards reveal the love and devotion he had for his wife and children. The letters, postcards and photographs further reveal that he was a man of many hobbies including golfing, fishing and enjoying the craftsmanship of cars, especially ones built by the Nash Motors Company.

Survivors include: grandchildren, Sharon Sellers of Ochlocknee, GA, Nina Willis (Greg) of Cairo, GA, and William Jarrett Turnbull (Jennifer) of Boston, GA; great-grandchildren, Jonathan Lee Sellers, of Ochlocknee, GA, Joseph Baxley of Ochlocknee, GA, Chris Sellers of Cairo, GA, and Paul Sellers, III of Ochlocknee, GA, Taylor Ansley of Cairo, GA, Maelee Sellers of Cairo, GA, Jane Waver Willis of Cairo, GA, Gretchen Turnbull of Boston, GA, Malorie Turnbull of Boston, GA, and Avery Turnbull of Boston, GA; daughter-in-law, Patsy Turnbull of Cairo, GA; son-in-law, Wayne Bonner of Cairo, GA; brother, David Turnbull (Joan) of Blue Springs, MS; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Deceased family members are: his wife; parents; son, Robert Turnbull, Jr.; twin daughters, Jean Bonner and Joan Sellers; son-in-law, Paul Sellers; grandson, Paul Sellers, Jr.; sister, Jean Turnbull Carper.

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 Don R. Wolfinbarger

December 12, 1933 – July 2, 2014

Funeral services for Don R. Wolfinbarger, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA.  Rev. Eric Mitchell will officiate.  Interment will be in Gainey Cemetery, Cairo, GA.  Don passed away at Glenn-Mor Nursing Home in Thomasville, GA, on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

Don was born on December 12, 1933, in Pueblo, Colorado, to the late Russell O. Wolfinbarger and Carole Beeman Wolfinbarger.  On November 28, 1958, he married Yvonne Gainey, who survives.  He served his country in the United States Navy.  He was a computer engineer with multiple companies.  He was of the Methodist faith.  He was a Mason, a member of the Calvary Lions Club, Reno Community Center, and the Golden Leaf Golf Club, Calvary, GA.

Survivors include: his wife, Yvonne Gainey Wolfinbarger of Cairo, GA; daughter, Mitzi Near (Brian) of Cumming, GA; grandchildren, Brandon Near and Lauren Near, both of Cumming, GA; sisters, Janeth W. Cross of Maryland; brothers-in law and sisters-in-law, Sarah G. Dockery, Robert L. and Ellen Gainey of Cairo, GA, Madge G. Mangum of  Palatka, FL, Virginia and Ernest Kuerner of San Jose, CA, and Sarah S. Gainey of Tallahassee, FL; and a host of very special nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by: parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cullen and Velma Lane Gainey; sister, and Eleanor W. Harris, brother-in-law, Lloyd Harris, Horace Gainey, Wendell Gainey, William Dockery, and Carlton Mangum; sister-in-law, Ila M. Gainey.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Wolfinbarger’s memory to: Gainey Cemetery Fund, c/o Robert L. Gainey, 519 Stephens Road, Cairo, GA, 39828, Hospice of Southwest GA, 114A Mimosa Drive, Thomasville, GA, 31792, or a charity of your choice.  The family request no flowers.

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home immediately following the funeral service at the Chapel. 

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Mildred Bryant Humphries 

December 17, 1933 – July 2, 2014 

Funeral services for Mildred Bryant Humphries, 80, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Cairo Church of God, Cairo, GA.  Pastor DeWayne Atkinson will officiate.  Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA.  Mrs. Humphries passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital, Thomasville, GA, on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be her sons, and Dillon Hatcher. 

Mrs. Humphries was born on December 17, 1933, in Cairo, GA, to the late John Lawson Bryant and Effie Welch Bryant.  She was married to the late Ted Jackson, Bill Carr, and Wayne Humphries.  She worked in the school cafeteria for the Jackson County Board of Education and was a member of Cairo Church of God. 

Survivors include: sons, Freddie Jackson (Deborah) of Cairo, GA, Jimmy Jackson (Deb) of Bowling Green, KY, Ronald Jackson (Gail) of Patterson, LA; grandchildren, Angela Jackson of Maine, Nova Jackson of Cairo, GA, Tana Jackson of Cairo, GA, Kimberly Ranew of Grand Ridge, FL, Michelle Gonzales of Jacksonville, FL, Bradley Jackson of Cairo, GA, Delina Jackson of Waveland, MS, Emmy Jackson of Waveland, MS, Jimmy Jackson, Jr. of Kiln, MS, Cassara Reed of Marrero, LA, Tommy Fletcher, Jr. of Avondale, LA, Michael Fletcher of Marrero, LA, Brandon Fletcher of Westwego, LA, Amy Kersey, Christy Jackson, Sunny Lea Jackson and Johnny Jackson all of Pensacola, FL, Tasha Moneyham of Altha, FL; 29 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Nettie Sheffield (Gene) of Cairo, GA, and Verna Mae Barrett of Cairo, GA. 

She was preceded in death by: her parents; husbands; a daughter, Debbie Jackson; a son, Sonny Jackson; and grandchildren, Becky Jackson and Ted Moneyham. 

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA, on Friday, July 4, 2014, from 5 until 7:00 p.m.

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William “Red” Green

December 7, 1935June 30, 2014 

Funeral services for William “Red” Green, 78, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Cairo, GA.  Pastor Mike Nichols and Rick Griswold will officiate.  Services will conclude at the Church.  Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA.  Mr. Green passed away at his home in Grady County, GA, on Monday, June 30, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be his grandsons and his sons-in-law.   

Mr. Green was born on December 7, 1935, in Cairo, GA, to the late Pearl Green Johnson.   On November 27, 1959, he married Mary Frances Reynolds Green, who survives.  He was a retired painter with Southwestern State Hospital.  He was of the Baptist faith.     

Survivors include: wife, Mary Frances Reynolds Green of Cairo, GA; daughters, Patricia Bell of Martin, GA, Tolly Maxwell (David) of Calvary, GA, Dorcas Dollar (Troy Harrell) of Cairo, GA, Marsha Dollar (Edmond) of Whigham, GA, Jessica Reagan (Jason) of Cairo, GA; grandchildren, Nikki Knight of Whigham, GA, Markus Bell, Jr. of Cairo, GA, Kyle Maxwell of Calvary, GA, Jared Dollar of Cairo, GA, Tiffany Dollar Radney of Cairo, GA, Danielle Dollar of Cairo, GA, Hannah Dollar of Cairo, GA, Carrie Dollar Collier of Calvary, GA, Caleb Dollar of Whigham, GA, Brandy Reagan of Cairo, GA, Kiersten Reagan of Cairo, GA, Tori Reagan of Cairo, GA; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by: his parents; an infant son; a great-grandchild; a sister, Murdine Chambers. 

Memorials may be made in Mr. Green's memory to: Archbold Foundation, Attention-Vann Middleton, Designate-Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Fund, 910 S. Broad Street, Thomasville, GA  31792.  

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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Dena Mitchell Collins Sadler

April 21, 1974June 29, 2014 

Funeral services for Dena Mitchell Collins Sadler, 40, of Cairo, GA, are at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Cairo, GA.  Pastor Mike Nichols will officiate.  Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Cairo, GA.  Mrs. Sadler passed away at her home in Grady County, GA, on Sunday, June 29, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be Lavon Cox, Drew Brock, Charlie Enfinger, Drew Berry, Eddie Teems, Deldrick Smith, Chris West and Ricky Lee.    

Mrs. Sadler was born on April 21, 1974, in Cairo, GA, to Charles H. Mitchell and the late Shirley Allen Mitchell.   On Feb. 10, 2012, she married Timmy Sadler, who survives.  She was a member of New Jerusalem Church in Cairo, GA.    

Survivors include: husband, Timmy Sadler of Cairo, GA; daughter, Alexandria Collins of Cairo, GA; sons, Dakota Cheyenne Collins of Cairo, GA, Timothy Charles Sadler, Jr. of Cairo, GA; father, Charles H. Mitchell of Cairo, GA; sister, Rebecca Cox (Von) of Cairo, GA; brother, Michael Mitchell of Cairo, GA; and a host of nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by: her mother, Shirley Allen Mitchell; step-mother, Hazel Clayton Mitchell; and a sister, Georgia Lynn Enfinger. 

The family will receive friends immediately following the funeral service at the family’s home, 662 Moore Road, Cairo, GA.  

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James W. Powell

January 30, 1934 – June 26, 2014

Memorial services for James W. Powell, 80, of Cairo, GA, are at 6:00 p.m., Monday, June 30, 2014, at Long Branch Baptist Church, Cairo, GA.  Rev. Jeff Ezell will officiate.  Services will conclude in the Church.  Interment will be in Hazelhurst City Cemetery, Hazlehurst, GA.  Mr. Powell passed away at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Tallahassee, FL, on Thursday, June 26, 2014.

Mr. Powell was born on January 30, 1934, in Lumber City, GA, to the late Henry Foster Powell and Eliza Mathis Powell.   He was a retired law enforcement officer for the City of McRae, GA, where he served as Chief of Police and City Detective.  He was a wonderful Papa and a great vegetable gardener.  He loved to share his produce with members of his church and community.  Since his law enforcement retirement he has run his own business as the “Icee Man.”  He worked many day care, school and social functions in the community.  He was of the Baptist faith.      

Survivors include: step-children, Sherry Smith (Marty), Pete Ezell (Vickie) and Jeff Ezell (Lisa), all of Cairo, GA; step-grandchildren, Michael Smith (Shelley), Eric Smith (Jordan Porter), Logan Ezell, Conner Ezell, Ashley Ezell, Kaylee Ezell, all of Cairo, GA; step-great-grandchildren, Jessi Heady, Mikalyn Smith, both of Cairo, GA; one brother and two sisters. 

He was preceded in death by: his parents; his daughter, Tammy Powell; one brother and one sister.    

Memorials may be made in Mr. Powell's memory to: Long Branch Baptist Church, P.O. Box 502, Cairo, GA. 39828.     

The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service at Long Branch Baptist Church.   

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Hattie Marie Edenfield Tate Thomas

 October 22, 1960 – June 27, 2014 

Funeral services for Hattie Marie Edenfield Tate Thomas, 53, of Thomasville, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 30, 2014, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA.  Rev. Marshall Singletary will officiate.  Services will conclude at the funeral home. Interment will be in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Whigham, GA.  Mrs. Thomas passed away at Glenn-Mor Nursing Home, Thomasville, GA, on Friday, June 27, 2014. 

Active pallbearers will be James Edenfield, Chris Daniell, Paul Tate, Cosme Castillo III, Jason Baggett, and Bobby Tate. 

Mrs. Thomas was born on October 22, 1960, in Cairo, GA, to the late Eleck Marvin Edenfield and Ruby Nix Edenfield.  She was formerly employed with Ithaca as a seamstress and of the Baptist faith.     

Survivors include: daughter, Regina Whittaker (Tim) of Tallahassee, FL; son, Bobby Tate of Ocala, FL; grandchildren, Cody and Kaylynn Beasley, Thomas Whittaker, all of Tallahassee, FL, Oscar Tate, Joseph Tate, both of Cairo, GA, Harlie Marie of Thomasville, GA; brothers, Henry Edenfield (Emma) of Reno, GA, Lavon Edenfield of Whigham, GA, Leroy Edenfield of Albany, GA; and a sister, Ruby Dell Strickland of Thomasville, GA.   

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her first husband, James Clayton Tate; her second husband, Ronald Thomas; brothers, Bob Edenfield, Marvin Edenfield, Barley Edenfield; and a sister, Merle Baggett . 

The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home the hour prior to the service.

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