Marlon McQuaig, 60, of Waycross, died Saturday morning (Jan. 2, 2016) at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Waycross to the late Ira William McQuaig Jr. and Lola Mae Hewitt McQuaig. He graduated from Charlton County High School, attended South Georgia College and worked for Badcock Furniture in Waycross for 37 years. He was currently assistant manager.
He was a member of Central Baptist Church and the Co-Ed 1 Sunday School Class.
He was active in sports during his life. In 1977 his team won the second annual “Wildcat Classic,” in 1978 he was on the Waycross and Ware County Recreation Department baseball championship team, in 1980 he was on the basketball championship boys team, in 1982 his team won the Wacona Christmas Tree Tournament and was the Georgia Recreation and Parks Society Second District Class A champion, in 1983 he played for the Junior Boys champions in basketball, and in 1995 he was on the Ware County Men’s League champion team.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Isaac Milton McQuaig, Jerry Wayne McQuaig and Jeffery Lynn McQuaig.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Josie Carpenter McQuaig, of Waycross; one daughter, Hilliary McQuaig, of Waycross; three brothers, Ira Gilbert McQuaig (wife, Joann), of Florida, William T. McQuaig (wife, Patricia), of Jacksonville, Fla., Robert Kenneth McQuaig (wife, Terry), of Ft. Worth, Texas; one sister, Maxine Lloyd (husband, Pender), of Folkston; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Central Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 at Central Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Baptist Church, 201 Ava St., Waycross, Ga. 31501 or Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Fredrick Thomas Lee
Fredrick Thomas Lee, 43, departed this life Tuesday (Dec. 29, 2015) at Memorial Medical Center, Savannah.
He was born July 2, 1972 in Waycross, to Thomasine Graham Lee and the late Arthur Lee Sr. He received his formal education from the public school system of Waycross where he graduated from Waycross High School.
He was a former employee of Ware Milling Co. and was presently employed by Cobblestone Realty Co.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Church of Christ Written in Heaven, 617 Blackwell St., where Bishop John Moss is pastor.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Nicole B. Lee; four step-daughters, Diatra S. Nelson, Kamilah S. Nelson, Zaynah A. Nelson and Samijah I. Nelson, all of Waycross; his mother, Thomasine G. Lee, of Waycross; four sisters, Annie Lee White (Kenneth), Sonja Lee, Tonya Lee and LaBrenda Lee, all of Waycross; a brother, Arthur Lee Jr., of Waycross; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Minster Carl and Jacquelyn Jenkins, of Waycross; two grandchildren; a numerous of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Friends are being received at the Lee residence, 802 Shadowlawn St.
Arrangements are entrusted to Fluker Funeral Home.
Talmadge L. Gunter
Talmadge “Larry” Gunter, 69, died Friday night (Jan. 1, 2016) at Houston Medical Center of Warner Robins following a brief illness.
He was a native of Waycross and lived most of his younger life in Ware County but lived most of his life in Vienna. He was the son of the late Talmadge Jackson Gunter and Julia Howell Gunter.
He was a member of the 1964 graduating class of Hoboken High School and served with the United States Army from 1964 until 1967, stationed in Germany working in military intelligence.
He retired in 2007 as district sales manager with Georgia Pacific after 35 years of service. He was a former member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Hoboken, where he and his wife taught in the youth department, and was also a former member of Crawford Street Baptist Church in Waycross.
He was an avid horseman and was a member of the Ridge Rider Horse Riding Club.
Survivors include the love of his life and the mother of his children, Helen Thrift Gunter, of Warner Robins; his children, Monica Jenkins (husband, Russ), of Warner Robins, Brent Gunter (wife, Shelley), of Byron, and Andrea Youngblood (husband, Todd), of Roberta; grandchildren, Brenton, Elley Brooke, Brenley, Sally, Addie, Rylie and Avary; a great-grandson, Wesley; his siblings, the Rev. Randall Gunter (wife, Edie), of Blackshear, Donnie Gunter (wife, Sherry), of Hoboken, Cathy Allen (husband, Jeff), of Brantley County, Barbara Gilliard (husband, Leo), of Douglas, Cheryl Johns (husband, Kenny), of Hoboken, and Kenny Gunter, of Macon; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Hoboken with burial in the High Bluff 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.
Kathy Winn Aldridge
NAHUNTA — Kathy Viola Winn Aldridge, 54, of Nahunta, passed away Thursday (Dec. 31, 2015) after a sudden illness.
Born in Jacksonville, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Joseph Robert Winn Sr. and Nancy Marie Batten Winn, of White Oak.
A member of Riverside Chapel Baptist Church, she was a registered nurse and was employed at the former Satilla Regional Medical Center in Waycross, now Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross. She loved her grandchildren and spending time with them as much as she could, enjoyed reading, going to the beach and working in her garden.
Survivors include her husband, Bobby Aldridge, of Nahunta; her mother, Nancy Marie Batten Winn, of White Oak; three children and their spouses, Terrie Aldridge Redmond (James), of Marietta, Brandie Aldridge Altman (Chase), of Baxley, and Stephen Chad Aldridge, of Nahunta; three grandchildren, Colton and Hartley Altman and Kira Aldridge; her brother and sister-in-law, J.R. Winn Jr. (Dawn), of Nahunta; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty Jo Lyons (Tony) and Karen Winn Jackson (Rickey), all of Nahunta; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be this evening starting at 6 o’clock at Frye Funeral Home in Nahunta.
The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Riverside Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Wainright, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow in the McClellan Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Shawn Jackson, Garrick Jackson, Terry Lee, Jackson Lee, Jeremy DePratter and Joseph Winn III.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.com
James ‘Dan’ Pittman
A funeral for James Daniel “Dan” Pittman took place Sunday afternoon at Suwannee Chapel Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Leonard Pittman officiating.
Burial was in Suwannee Chapel Cemetery.
Serving as active pallbearers were Dannon Pittman, Jessie Pittman, Wayne Pittman, Chris Pittman, Brandon Pittman, Will Thrift and Brad Fitzgerald.
Honorary pallbearers were Horace Martin, Merrill Beverly, John Thomas, Earl Hall, Morris Beverly and Jimmy Hall.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.
Lillie Barnar Harris
A funeral for Lillie Mae Barnar Harris took place Sunday afternoon in the Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fer-Rell Malone Sr. officiating.
Burial was in Victory Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were James Gaskin, Wilson Gaskin, John Howard, Steve Barner, Floyd Howard and J.L. Howard.
William L. Dixon
BLACKSHEAR — The funeral for William Lloyd Dixon, 80, was held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.
Officiating was Pastor Marshall Dixon.
Interment was in the Enon Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Chris Dixon, Stevie Dixon, Jake Dixon, Wally Dixon, Mark Dixon, Floyd Gill, W.D. Strickland and Johnny Metts.
Honorary pallbearers were employees of the Pierce County Nursing Home.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Peggy Jean Horton
A graveside memorial service for Peggy Jean Batten Horton was held Saturday morning at Oakland Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Rollins officiating.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.