August09

Veteran Joe Louis Reynolds

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The funeral service for PFC Joe Louis Reynolds of Americus, Georgia will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, Georgia with Pastor Leroy Reynolds officiating.

 PFC Joe Louis Reynolds was born on November 11, 1952 in Sumter County, Georgia to the late Mr. Willie J. Reynolds, Sr. and the late Mrs. Rose B. Reynolds.  He served honorably in the U. S. Army as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division. PFC Reynolds died on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Americus, Georgia. 

 PFC Reynolds leaves to cherish his memories his wife; Hattie Reynolds of North Carolina, three sons: Rodney (Laytrina) Brown of Austell, Georgia, Terrell Reynolds of  Union City, Georgia and Marcus Reynolds of North Carolina; two step daughters: Latrena Sims of Americus, Georgia and Michelle Wallace of North Carolina; two brothers: Leroy (Annie) Reynolds of Vienna, Georgia and Willie James (Martha) Reynolds of Americus, Georgia; one sister, Bessie Thomas of Americus, Georgia; one brother-in-law, Johnny Wright of Preston, Georgia; four aunts: Frances Burton of Macon, Georgia, Doris Baker, Mamie Baker and Mamie Reynolds of Americus, Georgia; one uncle, Phillip Reynolds of Americus, Georgia; a niece that was reared as a sister, Aretha Ross (Sylvester) Hallmon of Albany, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren and other relatives also survive.

 

 

August07

Mrs. Dorothy Jean Joiner Rogers

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The Funeral Service for Mrs. Dorothy Jean Rogers of Oglethorpe, Georgia will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Montezuma, Georgia with Reverend Alfred Wynn officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Dorothy Jean Joiner Rogers was born on November 26, 1958 to the late Mr. Frederick James Joiner, Sr. and the late Mrs. Mary Ann Williams Joiner in Montezuma, Georgia.

Dorothy Jean joined Zion Hill Baptist Church early in life. She attended the public schools of Macon County and was in the class of 1976 at D. F. Douglass High School. She was married to Mr. Danny Rogers who preceded her in death.

On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, Dorothy Jean Rogers departed this life. Jean had an humble spirit. She was a nurturer and a giver. Her memory will forever be cherished by her family and friends. She is survived by her sisters: Bessie English (Boisey), Ruby Joiner, Brenda Joiner, Freddie Joiner, Mary Nell Joiner, Laura Lester(Tony), LaShavous Joiner  and Kimyatta Joiner; two brothers: Frederick Joiner, Jr. (Kizzy) and Ricky Joiner (Ashley); mother-in-law, Josephine Rogers; brother-in-law, Tony Redding; aunts: Ruby Miller, Mildred Johnson (Ernest), Janie Mae Smith, Betty Ann Williams and Bessie Lee Williams; uncles: Willie B. McGhee, Adel Joiner (Johnnie Mae) and Willie B. Joiner; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


August03

Ms. Schenita Williams Martin

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The funeral service for Ms. Schenita Williams Martin of Americus, Georgia will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the St. John Baptist Church in Leslie, Georgia. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Schenita was born October 30, 1957 in Lee County, Georgia to the late Mr. Jessie Lee Williams and Mrs. Ethel Lee Williams. She was educated in the public schools of Lee County up until her 9th grade year. Her family then moved to DeSoto, Georgia in 1971 where she began attending Union High School and earned her high school diploma in 1975. After graduating high school, Schenita entered the workforce, working at Woodgrain Moldings in Americus, Georgia from 1977-1985, Textron Automotive in Americus, Georgia from 1985-2000 and Cooper Tires in Albany, Georgia from 2000-2006.

For 10+ years, Schenita attended Oasis World Outreach in Americus, Georgia and served on the intercessory prayer team and praise team faithfully. She later began to frequent First United Holiness Church in Montezuma, Georgia until her passing.

Along with her father, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Fabian R. Drew; her sister, Ms. Durrie Lee Williams; her brothers, Mr. M.C. (June) Savage, Mr. Eddie Jean Williams, Mr. Lee Edward "Pete" Savage, Sr. and Mr. Jesse D. Williams.

While her life on this side came to an end on Saturday, August 03, 2019, her legacy will forever live in the  hearts of her daughters: Cynthia Whitehead and Anisha Walton; her mother, Ethel Lee Williams; her beloved grandchildren: Jamesia (Jay) Monts, Charleston Drew, Caitlin Drew, Caleb Drew and Cameron Walton; a beloved great-grand, Ryleigh Monts all of Americus, Georgia; her loving sisters: Alma (Jacob) Telfair of Albany, Georgia, Mary (Jerome) Dennis of Lithonia, Georgia and Louise (Clifford) Colson of Jesup, Georgia; her caring brothers: John (LaVerne) Williams of DeSoto, Georgia and Calvin Williams of Americus, Georgia; a devoted godson, Gary Lee Brooks of Newnan, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends all survive the late Schenita Williams Martin.

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