January15

Mr. Robert Lee Sims

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January06

Mrs. Josie Monts Bridges

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Funeral services for Mrs. Josie Mae Monts Bridges of Americus, Georgia will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Old Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. George F. Monts officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Josie Monts Bridges was born on March 4, 1954 to the late Edward and Emma Monts of Plains, GA. She was married to Franklin Bridges and this union was blessed with two boys. She employed for several years as a Cab Driver and also as a custodian at Southland Academy. Josie died peacefully on Saturday January 6, 2018 at the Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Americus, Georgia.

She leaves to mourn her passing her husband and life companion of 47 years, Mr. Franklin Bridges of Americus, GA; two sons: Earl (Marie) Monts of Jacksonville, FL; Eric (Cassandra) Monts Sr. of Americus, GA; one brother Edward (Linda) Monts of Plains, GA; three sisters: Oveda (Robert) Jackson of Americus, GA, Mae (Eugene) Dawson of Americus, GA and Earnestine (Albert) Durham of Americus, GA; six grandchildren: Antwan Davis of Mount Holly, NJ, Christopher Monts of East Orange, NJ, Erica Monts, Eric Monts, Evan Monts and Elijah Monts all of Americus,  GA; a devoted cousin Mattie Mae Tommie, a devoted friend Annie Ruth Mathis, several brothers and sisters-in-laws, and a host of nieces and nephews also survive.

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January06

Mrs.Tonia Alexa Seay Josephina

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Funeral services for Mrs. Tonia Alexa Seay-Josephina will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Friendship Baptist Church with Rev. Gerald Harris officiating. Burial will follow at the Mountain Creek A.M.E. Church Cemetery.

Tonia Alexa Seay-Josephina was born on September 26,  1971 in Americus, GA. Tonia gave her life to Christ at an early age and joined Mountain Creek A.M.E. Church where she remained faithful and dedicated even after she no longer resided in Americus. As a young girl, she traveled around the states and across the continent with her military parents, which included living in Germany for three years where she fluently learned to speak the German language. She attended Killeen High School in Killeen, Texas. She later attended DeVry University and GA State University. She worked for Ultimate Medical Academy as a Medical Coding Instructor for many years. Tonia had a passion for teaching. Through quality teaching, she was committed to providing her students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successful employment.

Tonia is preceded in death by the late Eddie Jerome Seay, Bural and Lizzie Pearl Wade, Leaston and Elnora Westbrook Cooper, Cassandra Lichelle Wade and Torrance Wade Cooper. Tonia died on Saturday January 6, 2018 at Southern Regional Medical Center in Atlanta, GA.

Tonia leaves precious memories to her loving parents Retired Army Sgt. Tony Sr. & Dr. Amanda Wade Cooper, Americus, GA: her four children: Tierra Maddox, Atlanta, GA; Dejairus Walton, Columbus, GA; Jazzy Seay and Mikyla Amanda Josephina, Atlanta, GA; her siblings: Tony Jr. (Latoya) Columbus, GA; Terrill (Shakema), Byron, GA; Dexter (Keisha), Americus, GA; Oran Seay, New Jersey, and Shay (Donald) Wright Atlanta, GA; three precious grandchildren: Briceson, Brayden and Kaleb Walton; she will always have a special place in the hearts of her aunts and uncles: A devoted aunt & uncle Retired Army Sgt. Royzell Sr. & Shirley Cooper, Vienna, GA; Bettye Dean, Orlando, FL; Sara (Albert) Mills Jr. & Earnestine (Robert) Colbert, Andersonville, GA; Dr. Oneida (Arthur) Ingram & Michael (Annie) Wade, Americus, GA; Brenda (Melville) Griffin, & April Johnson, Atlanta, GA; Evelyn Williamson, Mt. Vernon, NY; Nadine (John) King, Smithville, GA; Vera (Arie) Arney, Dallas, GA; Rena Cooper, Conyers, GA; Barbara Linnear, Eartha (Johnnie) Robertson, Augusta, GA; Reubin (Vivian) Cooper, Miami, FL; Retired Army Sgt. Thomas (Angellette) Cooper, Fayetteville, NC; Annie Irene Rutherford, Douglasville, GA; Willie, Eddie Lee (Effie) & Delorn Cooper, Leslie, GA; Bettye (Nathaniel) Newsome, Americus, GA; Anne (Tommie), Durham, NC; and Bobby Seay, Americus, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many sorrowing friends, including Michael Josephina and Rick Walton. Her sisters from another mother: Kalema Dunn, Cindy Stewart and Tanisha Rowe. Tonia loved everyone and was loved by her family and friends. Tonia will always be remembered and never forgotten.

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January04

Mr. Lee Morris “Lee Lee” Miller

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Funeral services for Lee Morris “Lee Lee” Miller of Montezuma, Georgia will be held Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 1:00 at Zion Grove Baptist Church, Montezuma, Georgia with Reverend Coley Clark, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Lee Morris Miller was born to the late Marvin C. Miller and Dollie Mae Mangram Miller in Cook County, Illinois on January 21, 1961. He was educated in the Macon County public school system and was employed at Southern Frozen Foods for a number of years. Lee was married to Ms. Patricia Lockett and to this union two lovely daughters were born.

“Lee Lee” had a kind spirit and a contagious smile. He was a good neighbor who was always willing to lend a helping hand. Lee passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his residence. He will be truly missed by his neighbors and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings: Barbara Jean Miller, Darrell Miller and Marvin Miller.

Precious memories of his life will always remain with his loving family which includes his daughters: Sabrina Miller and Jasmine Miller of Fort Valley, Georgia; three grandchildren: Daniel Stripling, Danaysia Stripling and Zamari Hill; his companion, Lillie Mae Green; his siblings: Roy Miller, Morris Miller, Denise Miller, Cynthia Green and Sandra Green; devoted nieces and nephews; Jasmine Miller, Jashaya Miller and Martin Green; his aunt, Mozell Denise Mangram; a host of other relatives and friends including devoted friends: Ernestine Chatfield, Vanessa Fudge, Peggy Fudge, Ronnie Stafford, Lazenksy Oliver, Derek Kaigler, Melinda Green, Jermaine Jackson and James Fudge.