Hazel Justice Peacock
Hazel Justice Peacock, 77, of Waycross, passed away Friday night (July 31, 2015) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities following an extended illness.
Born April 1, 1938, in Brantley County, she was the daughter of the late Riley and Jessie Strickland Justice. She lived most of her life in Waycross and was retired as a preschool teacher from Southside Christian School. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church.
She loved the outdoors and will be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was affectionately known by her grandchildren as “Granny Nanny.”
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Elbert Peacock Sr., her son, Kenneth Elbert Peacock Jr., a grandson, Kenneth Franklin Peacock, a granddaughter, Stephanie Darlene Peacock, a great-granddaughter, Anniston Rose Lawhorne, a sister, Tresser Giddens, three brothers, Dudley Justice, Doyle Justice and Donel Justice, and a son-in-law, Chris Cottingham.
Survivors include three daughters, Elaine Peacock, of Waycross, Lisa Dunaway (husband, Wilson), of Valdosta, Karen Pfaender (husband, Duane), of Waycross; three granddaughters, Crissy Patterson (husband, Mike), of Waycross, Stacy Griffin (husband, Brad), of Blackshear, and Amy Lawhorne (husband, Justin), of Navarre, Fla.; seven great-grandchildren, Jadyn Roebuck, Madisyn Roebuck, Mykah Patterson and Mykaden Patterson, all of Waycross, Thomas Griffin and Brandon Griffin, both of Blackshear, and Abigail Lawhorne, of Navarre, Fla.; two sisters, Margaret McArthur (husband, Mac) and Blanch Peacock (husband, Marshall), all of Waycross; a brother, Daniel Justice (wife, Marie), of Pelham; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will take place Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Waycross.
The family will receive friends Tuesday morning at the funeral home 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.
Mary M. Lane
Mary M. Lane, 81, died Saturday (Aug. 1, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House following a short illness.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross and was formerly employed with Ruben Brothers Shoe Factory and Waycross Drug. She was best known for the years she and her husband spent owning and operating Lane’s Tire & Rental.
She was a member of Elbethel Church of Waycross and attended Place of Blessings Church of God in Argyle.
She was a daughter of the late Victor J. Carlson Sr. and Alma Rebecca Robins Carlson. She was married to the late Osley James Lane.
She is survived by four sons, Perry Lane (Donna), of Waycross, Gary Wayne Fullard (Gail), of Waycross, Terry Fullard (Beth), of Waycross, and Freddie Fullard (Linda), of Statesboro; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Lynn, of Hoboken, and Dorothy Inman (the Rev. David), of Manor; two brothers, H.E. Carlson (Winifred), of Waycross, and Victor J. Carlson Jr. (Kathi), of Blackshear; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenlawn 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
Blanche King Carver
A funeral for Blanche King Carver took place Sunday afternoon in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Carver officiating.
Burial was in Hephzibah Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joey Morgan, Chris Eversole, Jonathan Thornton, Jordan Barber and Chad Griffin.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.
Leon James Tuten
BLACKSHEAR — A celebration of life for Leon James Tuten, 92, was held Saturday morning at 11 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.
Officiating were Chaplain Tierian Cash and the Rev. Kevin Grissom. Several family members also shared memories of their father, grandfather and uncle.
Memorialization was by cremation.
Masonic rites were conducted by the Blackshear Masonic Lodge No. 270.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Grace J. Fussell
A funeral for Grace Jowers Fussell was held Saturday morning at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with Bishop Kim B. Hood presiding and conducting, prayers by Brother W.O. Wildes and Brother Ferrell Bennett, eulogy by Brother Paul Wayne Hester and the speaker was Brother Lionel Bennett.
Burial followed in Little Utah Cemetery.
Graveside dedicatory prayer was offered by Bishop Kim B. Hood.
Pallbearers were Jared Larger, Andrew Hester, Lehi Larger, Jay Bennett and Daniel Hester.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.