Lenora ‘Jean’ Monk
Lenora “Jean” Monk, 81, died Saturday morning (April 9, 2016) at the Pierce County Nursing Home in Blackshear following an extended illness.
She was born in Manor and lived most of her life in Ware County. She was a retired waitress with Holiday Inn of Waycross and was a member of Bible Baptist Church of Waycross. She was also a former manager of the Elks Club in Waycross.
She was a daughter of the late John F. Henderson and Pearl Howard Henderson. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Henderson Chastain, and a brother, James Henderson.
She is survived by her husband, Donald A. Monk, of Waycross; two daughters, Teresa Tanner (Bob), of Blackshear, and Terri Harrell (Allen), of Jacksonville, Fla.; a son, Steve Thornton (Chrisie), of Blackshear; five step-daughters, Becky Miller, of Brunswick, Donna Lee, of Waycross, Karen Skinner (Wade), of Live Oak, Fla., Tina Newman (Patrick), of Jacksonville, Fla., and Kim Herrin (Josh), of Blackshear; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jerri Adams (Wayne), of Waycross.
A funeral will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon at the funeral home from 2 until 3 o’clock.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Monica McElhaney
Monica McElhaney passed away Friday (April 8, 2016) after an extended illness, with her family at her side.
She leaves behind six children; one grandchild; one sister; one brother; two nieces; one nephew; and countless friends, churchmates, coworkers and classmates.
She is loved tremendously and will be dearly missed.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.

Willard Calhoun Johns
Willard Calhoun Johns passed away Friday (April 8, 2016) at Baptist Village in Waycross.
He was born in Brantley, Ala., Aug. 29, 1920, to Lem Albert Johns and Flossie Farmer Johns.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Daniel Johns, and second wife, Dorothy Greer Johns, his only grandson, Willard Calhoun Johns III, and his three sisters, Helen Fitzgerald, Lucy Edalgo and Janice.
He is survived by two sons, Willard Calhoun Johns Jr. (Celeste) and Nathan Johns (Kimberly); two granddaughters, Rachael Johns and Elizabeth Johns; and one brother, Mac Johns.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Hawkinsville for more than 60 years and at his death was a member of First Baptist Church, Waycross.
He was a 31st degree Mason and a 70-year member of Mount Hope Lodge No. 9 Hawkinsville. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his meritorious service in combat in the European Theater.
A memorial service was to be held at the Baptist Village this morning at 11 o’clock.
Visitation will be at Clark Funeral Home Tuesday from 12 until 1:15 p.m. with a graveside service to follow at Orange Hill Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Dr. Don McClung and Tommy Dawson will officiate the service.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.clarkfuneralhawkinsville.com
Clark Funeral Home of Hawkinsville in charge of arrangements.

Charles Roland Wells
Charles Roland Wells, 83, died Saturday afternoon (April 9, 2016) at Bacon County Hospital following a short illness.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Ware County and retired salesman with Murray Cookie Company. He also served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He was a son of the late Roland Robert Wells and Annie Grace Sweat Wells. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Frances Wilson, Edna Meintzer and Delores Barrs.
He is survived by his wife, Vernell Jewell Wells, of Waycross; three daughters, Janice Wells Bennett (Hilton), of Waycross, Sharon Wells Booth, of Waycross, and Kimberly Wells Hammond (Steve), of Macon; a son, Chuck J. Wells, of Waycross; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening at the funeral home from 6 until 8 o’clock.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Rev. John I. Farmer Sr.
A funeral for the Rev. John Irvin Farmer Sr. took place Saturday afternoon in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Matt Tuttle officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery with military rites performed by an honor guard from Moody Air Force Base.
Serving as pallbearers were Joey Farmer, Ted Farmer, Tim Farmer, Rick Norman, Skyler Callender, Brady Carrington and Joe Lee.

William Lamar Dixon
BLACKSHEAR — A memorial service for William Lamar Dixon, 75, was held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.
Officiating was Dr. Bill Young.
Memorialization was by cremation.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.