Peggy June S. Lynn
Peggy June Steedley Lynn, 86, died Saturday evening (April 23, 2016) at her residence following an extended illness.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Ware County, a daughter of the late Emmet Lewis Steedley and Leone Williams Steedley. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Faye Tullis, of Hahira. She was a 1946 graduate of Wacona High School.
She was a long-time member of Calvary Baptist Church and the Rachel Sunday School Class.
She formerly was active with the Ware County Home Demonstration Club and was a past recipient of the “Mother of the Year” Award. She loved to fish and crochet. She enjoyed crocheting lap blankets and giving them to nursing home residents and people in the community and also she loved making doll clothes.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Euvee E. Lynn, of Waycross; two sons, Ronny Lynn (wife, Mary Ann), of Waycross, and Steve Lynn (wife, Anitra), of Barney; four grandchildren, Ashley Strickland (husband, Chris), of Jesup, Jamie Ray (husband, Michael), of Waycross, Bryon Lynn (wife, Tracy), of Thomasville, and Trevis Guy (wife, Leslie), of Waverly; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Sue Bowen, of Waycross; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 1622 Gibbs St., Waycross, Ga. 31503 or to Hospice Satilla 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock this evening at Music Funeral Home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wray J. Hunter
Wray J. Hunter, 83, of Blackshear, died early Sunday morning (April 24, 2016) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities in Waycross following an extended illness.
Born July 17, 1932 in White Springs, Fla., he was a son of the late Archie Edward and Eula Mae Tomlinson Hunter. He lived in Winter Garden, Fla., for many years before moving to Blackshear in 1985.
He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War, and was retired as a cable locator for AT&T. He was a member of Mershon Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Carol Clark Hunter, of Blackshear; two sons, Wray E. “Skeet” Hunter (wife, Shawn), of Mershon, and Daniel C. Hunter, of Blackshear; a daughter/granddaughter, Ashley H. Barber (husband, Jason), of Mershon; three granddaughters, Laura H. Wynne, of Griffin, Debra H. Sirmon (husband, Ken), of Rephton, Ala., and Jessica Hunter, of Brooklyn, Miss.; six great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Edward Clark (wife, Betty), of Luling, La.; and many cousins and other relatives.
A funeral will take place Thursday at 4 p.m. at Mershon Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Ramah Cemetery in Pierce County.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.hartfh.com
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
‘Buddy’ Pittman Jr.
A funeral for Edgar Jefferson “Buddy” Pittman Jr. took place Sunday afternoon at Living River Church of God with the Rev. R.B. Gaskins officiating.
Burial was in Kettle Creek Cemetery.
Serving as active pallbearers were Brandi Strickland, Scott Pittman, Keith Waldron, Jeff Richardson, Chris Raulerson and Tony Crews.
Honorary pallbearers were Roy Pittman, Shane Harnage and Mark Bacon.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.