Mr. Edgar D. West

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Funeral services for Mr. Edgar West age 82 of Plum Street Montezuma, Georgia will be held Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the New Hope Baptist Church in Montezuma, Georgia with Rev. Allen Waters officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. West died on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at the Flint River Community Hospital.

Edgar D. West was born August 30, 1929 to the late Will and Bessie Engram West in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Earl West, Mary West, Robert West, Willie Mae West, Ellen West Byrom, Beatrice West, Esther West Ragin and C.W. West.


At an early age, he joined New Hope Baptist Church.  Ed, as he was affectionately called, was a graduate of Flint River Farms High School.  After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served his country honorably.  He later attended Fort Valley State College where he received his BS in Elementary Education.  He was employed at Robins AFB for several years.  After leaving Robins AFB, he was employed by the Macon County Board of Education as an elementary school teacher.  He retired after many years of service. 


Ed was married to the former Jeanetta Neal West.  They enjoyed many years together.  On Tuesday, January 31, 2012, Edgar West departed this earthly life for an eternal life. Sleep on Edgar and take thy rest, we love you, but God loves you best.


Left to cherish his memory: his brother and sister-in-law, Fredrick and Gwendolyn West, Jackson, Georgia; his brothers-in-law, Willie Neal, Montezuma, Georgia; and Clovis and Martha Neal, Tampa, Florida; his loving companion and “partner,” JoMaxye McKenzie, Americus, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.









Mrs. Leatha Mae Williams

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Graveside services for Mrs. Leatha Mae Williams age 98 of Americus, Georgia will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the Eastview Cemetery with Bishop Arthur Fulton officiating. Mrs. Williams died peacefully on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the Magnolia Manor Nursing Home.

Mrs. Leatha Mae Williams affectionately called “Aunt Le” was born on December 7, 1913 in Lumpkin, Georgia. She moved and lived in Jupiter Florida for several years before come to live in Americus. She was married to the late Clinton Williams and was employed as a domestic worker for many years before retiring.

She will be remembered with sweet memories and affection by her sister, Ms Blanche Maddox of Miami, Florida; a niece Mrs. Mattie Bell Sanders of Americus, Georgia; Several dedicated great nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends also survive Mrs. Leatha Mae Williams



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Mr. Monserrate Morales

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Mr. Monserrate Morales age 56 of Lonnie Lane Americus, Georgia died on January 1, 2012 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

Mr. Monserrate Morales was born on January 7, 1955 in Puerto Rico.

He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters: Britney Morales (Malcolm Richardson) and Maria Morales: two step-daughters Latasha (Nathan) Roberts and Kizzy Carter; three grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.