Area Obituaries

Floyd J. Smallwood, Sr., 81

Mr. Floyd James Smallwood Sr. was born May 4, 1938 in Brooks County, Georgia to the late James Smallwood and Emma Reddick Smallwood. He was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Jamal and Anisa Mobley; six sisters and four brothers. He was educated at Morven Rosenwald School. He joined St. James Missionary Baptist Church…

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Ralph H. Chisholm, 81

Services for Ralph H. Chisholm, 81, of Quitman will be held Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Quitman with Rev. Steve Shierling officiating. He passed away on March 2, 2020. He was born in Auburndale, FL on January 26, 1939 to the late Clifton Homer Chisholm and Edith…

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Dorothy Marshall, 71

Ms. Dorothy Ann Marshall passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital.  Born in Quitman, GA on June 2, 1948, daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Cora Mae (Thomas) Marshall. She was a graduate of Washington Street High School, Class of 1966.  After high school, she received her Associates Degree…

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Martha Sue Warren, 74

Mrs. Martha Sue Warren, 74 of Quitman passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Brooks County Hospital.  Mrs. Warren was born February 4, 1946 to the late Clifton & Icy Phene Parrish Dykes.  Mrs. Warren was a member of Quitman Church of Christ and loved to cook and work in her flowers.  She was very artistic and…

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Jacklyn Sue Melson, 75

Mrs. Jacklyn Sue Melson, 75 of Quitman passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Quitman Presbyterian Home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com.  Maxwell-Purvis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Sherrold “Buck” Dean Rogers, 84

Mr. Sherrold “Buck” Dean Rogers, 84 of Crawfordville, FL passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Rogers was born September 12, 1935 to the late Omar Woody Rogers & Gladys Nichols Rogers.  He served in the United States Army and retired from Firestone.  Mr. Rogers was also owner and operator of Furnishing…

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Terry Q. Snow, 57

Mr. Terry Quinton Snow was born July 10, 1962 in Quitman, Georgia to the late James and Willie Mae Snow. Terry passed from this life on February 25, 2020 surrounded by his family.  He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Gearld West, Gene West, Frank Snow, William Snow and Bruce Snow. He is…

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Dorothy Wolf, 83

Mrs. Dorothy Mae Wolf was born to the late Theodore Christian, Sr. and Ruby Christian on November 9, 1936 in Brooks County, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents, a Daughter Gloria Jones, three Brothers, Diamond (Duria) Christian, Theodore Jr. (Eunice) Christian, Tom Jack Christian, two Sisters, Marie James and Mildred (Willie James)…

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Bessie Mae Harris, 50

Ms. Bessie Mae Harris of Cecil, GA formerly of Quitman was born to the late Joe C. & Cleo Harris February 19, 1969 in Candor, NC. She was preceded in death by brothers Joe C. Harris Jr. and Jerry L. Harris. Bessie was educated in the Brooks County School System.  She worked at the Presbyterian…

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Eva Lee Scott, 67

Ms. Eva Lee Scott was born on August 28, 1952 in Quitman, Georgia. She received her education from Washington Street High School in Quitman.  She worked at the Presbyterian Home and remained in Healthcare Services until she retired. She was a faithful member of Shumate Church of Christ in Quitman, Georgia. She passed from this life on February…

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