October08

Mr. Willie Caesar Waters, Jr. "Billy"

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Funeral Services for Mr. Willie Caesar Waters, Jr. of Americus, Georgia will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:00 a. m. at Inspirational  Church By Faith with Elder Larry Franklin officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Creek AME Church Cemetery

“Billy” as he was affectionately known was born on June 23, 1954 in Sumter County, Georgia to Mrs. Mattie Waters and the late Mr. Willie C. Waters, Sr.  On Tuesday October 8, 2019 he departed this earthly life at Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center. He was preceded in death by four siblings: Johnny Waters, Salisa Waters, Ida Waters and Walter Waters.

Memories of his beautiful life will forever be cherished by his mother, Mattie Waters of Americus, Georgia; his children: Lawrence B. Smith, Sr. (Inez Smith) of Bordertown, NJ, Kelvin J. Waters of Albany, GA and Sha’Neique M. Brooks of Atlanta, GA; his grandchildren: Jasmine K. Smith, Lawrence B. Smith Jr., Yamila D. Smith, of Bordentown, New Jersey, Trabian J. West of Americus, GA, Kiana M. Waters and Alexa Gaines of Montgomery, AL., Emoija A. Howard of Albany, GA, Te’Laya A. Hawkins of Atlanta GA; thirteen brothers and sisters and their spouses: Alfred J. Waters of Atlanta, GA, Deborah G. Colbert, Royzell Waters of Live Oak FL, Patricia A. (Jimmy) Reynolds, Glenn R. Waters, Dwayne I. Waters, Sr. Lorenzo L. (Sekeithia) Waters, Rachel L. Waters, Shonna V. Waters, Micquelyn N. Waters, Marc A. (Regina),Waters, Matthew D. Waters, Raven P. (Kevin) Binn of Columbus, GA; uncle and aunts: Charles (Nina)  Russell of Newark, NJ, S. T. (Lola) Sampson of Americus, GA, Eddie (Virginia) Sampson, of California. Lois T. Taylor and Mary Russell; of Americus, GA; A host of nieces, nephews and a devoted friend, Willie C. Green also survive.

 

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October01

Mr. Marvin Johnson

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The Graveside Service for Mr. Marvin Johnson of Montezuma, Georgia will be held Friday, October 4, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, 8620 GA Highway 26E, Montezuma, Georgia with Reverend Allen Waters officiating.

Marvin Johnson was born September 22, 1921 to Blanche and William Shephard Johnson, Jr. in Macon County, Georgia. At an early age he professed his faith in Jesus Christ and became a faithful member and Steward at St. Louis CME Church. He also attended New Hope Baptist Church faithfully.

Mr. Johnson was educated in the public schools of Macon County. He was employed at Warner Robins Air Force Base for forty-three years. He married Ms. Eria Odom of Macon County, his wife of sixty-three years. To this union were born four children: Marilyn, Mazarena, Carolyn and Carroll. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson were master gardeners. They grew a variety of prize-winning roses and were awarded many 1st place ribbons.

Mr. Marvin Johnson transcended from labor to an everlasting life of peace and rest on October 1, 2019 at the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his wife Eria, his daughter Marilyn Grimes and his son Louis Johnson.

Memories of his beautiful life will be forever cherished by his loving daughters: Mazarena (Charles) Allen and Carolyn (Carl) Isreal of Montezuma, Georgia; his loving son, Carroll (Stephanie) Johnson of Warner Robins, Georgia; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; his siblings: Minnie Johnson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and James Johnson of Chicago, Illinois; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law: Mollie Johnson, Alberta Odom and Willie James Odom of Montezuma, Georgia; step-brothers: Leroy James and Lynmore (Faye) James of Montezuma, Georgia; step sister-in-law, Bertha James of Montezuma, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Special thanks to Christopher Allen, his caretaker and Reginald Allen, his handyman.

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