William H. Music
William “Bill” H. Music, 77, passed away Saturday night (Feb. 7, 2015) at his residence after an extended illness.
He was a lifelong native of Ware County. Born March 11, 1937, he was the son of Willis and Leola King Music. He attended Manor School and in his early years was employed with Wilbert Vault. He then became a carpenter by trade throughout southeast Georgia and north Florida.
Preceding him in death, along with his parents, were three sisters, Martha Music Landrum; Lettie Lou Music Whitaker and Mary Music, and one grandson, Christopher Kyle Music.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Alvena Pittman Music; three daughters, Malinda Corbitt (Herman), of Waycross, Lori Brazel (Johnny), of Blackshear, and Karen Sanders (Jimmy), of Ohio; one son, Keith Music (Patricia), of Waycross; two brothers, Allen Music (Anita) and Albert Music (Linda), both of Waycross; seven grandchildren, Will Corbitt (Amy), of Waycross, John Brazel (Jamie), of Hoboken, Kelli Sanders, of Dayton, Ohio, Shane Music, of Waycross, Amy Hoaglin (Doug), of Blackshear, Ashley Music, of Waycross, and Logan Sanders, of Dayton, Ohio; five great-grandchildren, Hunter Corbitt, Julia Brazel, Haylee Music, Addison Hoaglin and Roper Hoaglin; a special pet, Chloe Music; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Liberty Christian Church. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 this evening at Music Funeral Home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Leola Holmes Cooper
Leola Holmes Cooper, 93, of Waycross, departed this life Wednesday (Feb. 4, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross.
The funeral services was held Sunday at St. John Baptist Church with entombment at Hazzard Hill Cemetery and a repast at the church social hall.
She leaves to cherish her memories her children, Oralee Wright, Mildred Ann Reese, Margaret Rose Thomas, Alice Faye Robinson, Phyllis Denise Johnson, Bernard Cooper, Myra Lavern Cooper, Jacqueline Dannete Reid; 25 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may sign the guest book at www.southviewmortuary
Professional care and services are entrusted to Southview Mortuary, Inc.

Louis Barrett
Louis Barrett, 80, of 5135 Tammee St., Blackshear, passed early Friday morning (Feb. 6, 2015) at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was a cement finisher by profession and loved to fish and travel to Rome to visit relatives.
Family and friends are being received at the residence.
Funeral arrangements are to be announced by Rainge Memorial Chapel, Inc. Blackshear.

Martha Everett
Martha Everett died early Monday (Feb. 9, 2015) morning at her residence in Valdosta, following an extended illness.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Miles-Odum Funeral Home.

‘Louise’ Braswell
Frances “Louise” Harper Braswell, 93, passed from this life Saturday morning (Feb. 7, 2015) at Satilla Care Center.
She was a native of Irwin County, but she lived most of her life in Waycross. She retired from Riverside Pharmacy as a clerk.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Jolly Friends, Ruth Sunday School Class, Missionary Society, Azalea Garden Club and Waycross Exchangettes.
Her passions were cooking, fishing, her church, growing roses and sharing them with family and friends.
She was the daughter of the late Charlie Harper and Addie Lou Allen Harper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold “Jody” Lenton Braswell, and one brother, Cleo “Buddy” Harper.
Survivors include her daughter, Judy Barefoot (husband, Joe), of Flagler Beach, Fla.; one brother, Charles Harper (wife, Mary Jane), of Cartersville; one sister-in-law, Betty Weekes, of Orlando, Fla.; four nephews, Bill Burton, of Orlando, Fla., Jim (Jamey) Barry, of Spokane, Wash., Tyler Harper, of Cartersville, Charley Harper, of Cartersville; one niece, Leah Harper, of Cartersville.
She will be remembered as a truly, caring, Christian, Southern lady, wife, mother and friend who lived her faith daily.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. today at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 1 until 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 702 Elizabeth St., Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Roy ‘Ed’ Guy Sr.
BLACKSHEAR — The funeral for Roy Edward “Ed” Guy Sr., 88, was held Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
Officiating were Dr. Bill Young and the Rev. Steve Boatright.
Interment was in the Oakland Cemetery with military honors conducted by the U.S. Navy.
Active pallbearers were his grandsons, Roy Guy, Nathan Guy, Johnny Guy, Lonnie Guy, David Dixon, Jacob Dixon, Mitchell Howell, Jason Howell, Lloyd Sirmons, Thomas Parfenchuck, Jacob Parfenchuck, Andrew Morgan, Blake Guy and Eric Reddish.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Men’s Fellowship Sunday School Class.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Edward Dubberly Jr.
A funeral for Edward Miles Dubberly Jr. took place Sunday afternoon in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Monroe Gill and Matthew Inman officiating.
Burial was in Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Freddie Hickox, Gary Smith, Mark Osburn, James Davis, Tim Burkhead and Terry Jacobs.

Jean Young Hancock
A funeral for Jean Carolyn Young Hancock took place Saturday afternoon at Zenith Baptist Church with the Rev. Mitchell Deems and the Rev. Dwayne Tanner officiating.
Burial was in Zenith Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Jim Mixon, Jimbo Hampton, Danny Hampton, Chad Darsey, Robbie Young and Adam Temple.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.

Earl Rainey
A funeral for Seabern Earl Rainey took place Saturday morning in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Warren Christensen officiating.
Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Matthew Fullard, Andy Beecher, Dennis O’Berry, Alton Cade, Jamey Fletcher and Zachary O’Berry.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.