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Lena Mae Holliday Massey
Contributed by Lisa Holliday Sunderman


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A TRIBUTE
Published in the pages of
THE DISPATCH
CORDELE, GA
Dec 30 1975

Memorial Obituary

Entered Into Eternal Rest
Tuesday Dec. 30, 1975

Mrs. W. G. Massey
Mrs. William Grady Massey, 80 of Route 2, Cordele, died this morning at Crane Retirement Home.

Mrs. Massey, a native of Wilcox County, was the former Miss Lena Mae Holliday, daughter of the late William Alec and Mary K. Newell Holliday. She had resided in Crisp County for 30 years and was a member of Union Baptist Church.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Grady Watson of Cordele and Mrs. Dewey McGlamry of Fitzgerald; one brother, Floyd E. Holliday of Dalton; six granddaughters and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Union Baptist Church and burial will follow in the church cemetery in Wilcox County.

Dekle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 

 

Bessie Gibbs McCuller
Contributed by Elaine Turk Nell
Macon Telegraph (Macon, GA), Tuesday, August 22, 1978, page 8B, column 5:
Mrs. McCuller
     Mrs. Bessie Gibbs McCuller, 73, of 756 Applewood St., died Monday in a local nursing home after a brief illness.  Arrangements will be announced by Hart's Mortuary.
     Mrs. McCuller, a resident of Macon most of her life, was a member of Eastside Baptist Church.
     Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. L.D. Byrd of Macon and Mrs. C.M. Hinson of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; a son, Morris G. Crawford of Macon; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
 
Macon Telegraph (Macon, GA), Wednesday, August 23, 1978, page 5C, column 5:
     Services for Mrs. Bessie Gibbs McCuller, 73, of 756 Applewood St., who died Monday in a local hospital, will be held at 3 p.m. today in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
      Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Notes from submitter:  Elizabeth "Bessie" Lee (Gibbs) Crawford was born on 19 Dec. 1904 in Georgia, daughter of Francies Marion Gibbs & Lee Elizabeth (Rowe) Gibbs.  She married George Crawford on 6 March 1921 in Wilcox Co., GA but lived most of her life in Macon, Bibb Co., GA.
 
Lou Vera Merritt
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LOU VERA MERRITT

     ROCHELLE - Mrs. Lou Vera Merritt, 55, of Ashley St., died Saturday after a brief illness. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Frazier and Son Funeral Home. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
     Mrs. Merritt, a native of Marion County, Fla., had lived in Wilcox County 10 years and was a Baptist.
     Survivors include a son, Logan Williams and a daughter, Mrs. Sandra Williams, whose addresses are unknown; a brother, Jack Hannah of Miami, Fla.; and a sister, Mrs. Julia Mae Lovette of Rochelle.

Edwin Eugene Mullis
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Sunday, December 10, 1989

Edwin Eugene Mullis
     Edwin Eugene Mullis, 64, of 5914 Bloomfield Road died Sunday at his residence.
     Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Crest Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Gary Thomas will officiate.
     A native of Wilcox County, Mr. Mullis lived in Macon for the past 40 years and was a member of the Baptist faith. He was a retired supervisor for the city of Macon and a retired employee of Armstrong World Industries.
     Survivors include his wife, Mildred Mullis of Macon; two sons, Edwin Lynn Mullis of Fort Valley and Wendell Steve Mullis of Macon; and two grandchildren.

    MULLLIS, Edwin Eugene; 64, of 5914 Bloomfield Road died Sunday at his residence.
     Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Crest Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Gary Thomas will officiate. The family will greet friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home. The family may be contacted at the residence.
 
Mrs. Martha Peacock
Contributed by Brenda Peacock
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Abbeville Chronicle
Sept. 16, 1948
 
Funeral Services for Mrs. Martha Peacock
 
Funeral services were held for Mrs. Martha J Peacock 71 at the Siloam Baptist Church, with the Rev. D. W. Gilmer officiating.  Burial was in the Antioch Cemetery with Dorsey Funeral Home having arrangements.
A native of Laurens County, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Warren, she moved to Abbeville 20 years ago and was the widow of Jim Peacock.  She died at the home of a daughter, Mrs Plas L. Stone. (Alma) following a short illness.
Survivors are three daughters: Mrs. (Azellie) M. R. Wooten, Eatonton Ga., Mrs. (Alma) Plaz L. Stone, Abbeville, Ga., Mrs. (Thelam) Grover  Meeks Turk, Pineview, Ga.
Three Sons ;Leon Warren Peacock, Macon, Ga., James Hilton Peacock, Fitzgerald, Ga., Charles. Wesley Peacock, Ambrose, GA,
One Brother; Early E. Warren, Dublin, Ga.
1/2 Sister: Bessie Witherington, Chester, GA.
Three 1/2 Brothers: Mack Warren, Dexter, GA, Lem Warren, Dexter, GA., J.W. Warren, Miami, Fl.
A step mother: Mrs. James R. Faircloth  (Allie Jane Dominy-Warren), Dexter, GA.
Pallbearers: Julian Lord, Robert Lord, Wilbur Lord, Jim Stone, Archie Stone, Alfred Wilson
 
Leon W. Peacock
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August 29, 1957
LEON W PEACOCK  DIES IN FLORIDA
 
Leon Warren Peacock, 42 of Jacksonville, Fla. died at his home August 29, 1957. He was a former resident of Wilcox County. Funeral services were held Saturday at Antioch Baptist Church near Abbeville with the Rev. Talmadge Wilcox officiating.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Margaret Green Peacock, five children, Bill, Calvin, Martha Lynn, Kathy and Brenda Kay, all of Jacksonville, three sisters, Mrs. Plas Stone, Abbeville, Mrs. Thelma Turk, Pineview and Mrs. M. R. Wootten of Eatonton, two brothers, Wesley Peacock, Ambrose, Ga. and Hilton Peacock, Fitzgerald.
Pallbearers were Wallace Peacock, James Griffin, Junior Silvers, Reuben Turk, Charles Peacock and Early Stone.
Burial was to the church cemetery with Dorsey-Jameson Funeral Home in Charge of arrangements.
 

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