Dellama B. Lee
Dellama B. Lee, 85, of Waycross, formerly of Alma, died Monday (Aug. 24, 2015) at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., after a short illness.
She was a native of Bacon County, daughter of the late John Bennett and Minnie Mae Tanner McCarty. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Billy A. Lee, and step-father, J.O. McCarty.
Survivors include a brother, Benny McCarty (Jean), of Waycross; a niece, Cam McFather (Rob), of Jacksonville; a nephew, Nick McCarty (Sherry), of Waycross; two great-nephews, Stetson King, U.S. Marines stationed in Japan, and Ian McFather, of Jacksonville; a great-niece, Cassie McCarty, of Waycross; a special sister-in-law, Teresa Vaughn, of Atlanta; several cousins.
The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 11 o’clock in the chapel of Crosby Funeral Home with the Rev. Allen Hartsfield officiating.
Interment will follow in Pine Lawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday morning from 10 o’clock until funeral time.
Active pallbearers will be Terry Douglas, Brad Deen, Kevin Quinn and Ray Hancock.
Crosby Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Franklin D. Colley
Franklin Dewaine Colley, 68, of Blackshear, passed away early Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23, 2015) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.
Born in Waycross, June 13, 1947, he lived in Jacksonville, Fla., for many years before moving to Pierce County in 1988. He was a truck driver who owned and operated his own truck for several years but also worked for Faylo Trucking since 2007. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during Vietnam and enjoyed all outdoor sports including hunting, fishing and motorsports.
He was a son of the late Lewis Franklin and Ruthie Mae Carter Colley. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Tammie Lee Runnels, and both of his brothers, Dale Colley and Bobby Colley.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Troutman Colley, of Blackshear; three daughters, Barbra (Robert) Troutman and Victoria (Tommy) Cooper, all of Blackshear, and Debra Murphy, of Roanoke, Va.; four sons, Glenn Allen Beck, of Callahan, Fla., Michael Ray Cobb, of Waycross, and Donnie Murphy and Richard Colley, both of New York; two sisters, Peggy Trammel, of Jacksonville and Pam (Larry) Mullis, of Blackshear; 19 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
The family will have a memorial service at a later time.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choosing.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.