Bobby J. McLaine
HOMERVILLE — Bobby James McLaine, 82, passed away Sunday (Dec. 11, 2016) at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.
He was born April 18, 1934, in Homerville, to the late James Louie McLaine Sr. and Eva Griffis McLaine. He was veteran of the U.S. Marines, a Mason and was an avid fisherman. He was retired from the American General Life Insurance Company after 41 years and was a member of Shiloh Church.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Stiles and Cecil Ann Steedley, and one brother, J.L. McLaine Jr.
Survivors are his wife of 59 years, Vonnell Smith McLaine, of Homerville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Andy Hendricks, of Waycross, and Julie and John Andros, of Homerville; one son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Susan McLaine, of Homerville; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy and Martha McLaine, Nolan and Brenda McLaine and Kenton and June McLaine, all of Homerville; nine grandchildren, Rick Corbitt, Jay Futch, Ken Futch, Kristi Andros, John Michael Andros, Lauren Sweat, Lindsay Linton, William Hendricks and Tristen Hendricks; eight great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Shiloh Church.
Interment will be in the Shiloh Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 o’clock at Shiloh Church.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sammy Thompson Sr.
Samuel Wayne “Sammy” Thompson Sr. died Monday (Dec. 12, 2016) at his residence following an extended illness.
He was a native of Waycross and lived most of his life in Ware and Pierce counties.
He was a retired journey lineman from Utilities, Inc., and was very passionate about his work before he was injured. He was very excited when his two sons followed in his footsteps and became linemen. They all loved to talk about their work when they were together. He was a member of the NRA and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was the son of the late Henry Eugene Thompson and Florris Leverett Tucker. He was preceded in death by a sister, Theresa Thompson Thrift.
Survivors include his wife, Randie Davis Thompson, of Waycross; three sons, David Haire, of Waycross, Josh Mardany, of Bamberg, S.C., and Kyle Thompson, of Waycross; a daughter, Wendy Haire Woodard (husband, Mike), of Cummings; eight grandchildren; a half-brother, Gary Thompson, of Blackshear; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Music Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 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.

Adrian K. Bennett
Adrian Kenneth Bennett, 72, died Monday morning (Dec. 12, 2016) at Waycross Health and Rehabilitation following an extended illness.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross and was of the Baptist faith.
He was a son of the late James Melvin Bennett and Lillian Ferrell Thrift Bennett. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Benny Bennett and James Bennett, a sister, Barbara Ann Bennett, and a nephew, Kenneth “Ken” Bennett.
He is survived by a sister, Lillian B. Faulk (late husband, Foy), of Waycross; two brothers, Ronnie Bennett (wife, Elaine), of Waycross, and Dale Bennett (wife, Carol), of Waycross; six nieces and nephews, Mandy Lee (husband, Trey), Haley McCarthy (husband, Zach), Alan Bennett (wife, Michelle), Billy Bennett, Ben Bennett and Kale Bennett; five great-nieces and nephews, Emilia Lee, Ella Lee, Addison McCarthy, Alan Michael Bennett and Nathan Bennett.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Jamestown Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Ben James Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening at Music Funeral Home from 6 until 8 o’clock.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Grace A. Harvey
Grace Armstrong Harvey died Saturday (Dec. 10, 2016) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities after an illness.
Friends are being received at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, the Rev. Johnny and Mattie Gipson, 3171 Bentwood Drive.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Fluker Funeral Home.

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