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Area Obituaries

Willie Gerald “Jake” Wright, 70

Mr. Willie Gerald “Jake” Wright, 70, native of Dixie, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Funeral Services were held Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA and Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Beulah Hill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Church…

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Sister Jessie Solomon, 71

Jessie Mae Solomon “Sister Martha”, went to rest in her new home on February 6, 2020. She was born February 19, 1948 in Greenville, FL, to the late Albert and Jessie Solomon. She attended Greenville Training School before moving to Charleston, S.C. where she trained in the culinary arts to become a chef. She was…

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Deacon Wilburn McMillian, 87

Deacon Wilburn McMillian was born May 6, 1932 to the late Lillie Mae McKinnon and Lazarus McMillian. He departed his life on February 8, 2020 in Thomasville, GA. He joined First Missionary Baptist Church in Barwick, GA at an early age. He was the chairman of the Deacon Board. He was an Army Veteran. He…

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Ella Ruth Herrin, 86

Mrs. Ella Ruth Herrin, 86 of Quitman passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Fellowship Home.  Mrs. Herrin was born February 18, 1933 to the late Earnest & Lilly Elma Cooksey.  She was a member of Union Baptist Church and enjoyed working in her garden and fishing. Survivors include her daughters, Marilyn (James) Moore of…

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Robert A. Thomas, (Bobby), 73

Mr. Robert A. Thomas (Bobby), was born on July 21, 1946 to Helen Marie Thomas in Augusta, Georgia. In his thirties, he moved to Quitman, Georgia where he settled and built his life.  He was a very gifted landscaper and also loved to fish, socialize with his friends and family and share laughs. He passed away…

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Irene Sapp, 81

Mrs. Irene Sapp, 81 of Quitman passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Sapp was born July 8, 1938 to the late Joe Bill Bomnskie and Helen Gurney Bomnskie.  She worked as a Teachers Aid with the Brooks County Schools.  Mrs. Sapp was a member of Northside Baptist Church and was a faithful servant to…

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Wendell Manning, 75

Mr. Wendell Manning, 75 of Barney passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Southwell Health & Rehabilitation in Adel.  He was born September 17, 1944 to the late Johnny Paul Manning and Olene Coleman Manning.  Mr. Manning was a farmer all his life and was a member of Barney United Methodist Church.  He was a…

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Marjorie Ann Bentley Singletary, 69

The angels have a sweet, sweet spirit in heaven today. All of Heaven rejoiced when they heard the resounding voice of God saying, “Welcome home my good and faithful child.” On February 5th, 2020, Margie Singletary, loving and devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend passed away at the age of 69 with her husband,…

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Ret. GySgt. Willie Lewis Dixon, 72

Ret. GySgt. Willie Lewis Dixon, son of the late Lewis and Annie Dixon was born October 31, 1947 in Brooks County, Georgia.  He graduated from Washington Street High School, Quitman, Georgia in 1966.  He married Willie Bell Dixon and to this union, three children were born; Anthony B. Dixon (preceded him in death, Raymond L. Dixon…

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Peggy Ann Warrick, 70

Mrs. Peggy Ann Warrick, 70 of Pavo passed away peacefully at her home in Pavo, GA on Monday, January 27, 2020. Her family and friends held a celebration of her life on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Moultrie. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com.  Maxwell-Purvis Funeral Home…

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