Aldine Tatum Crews
Aldine E. Tatum Crews, 70, died Friday morning (July 10, 2015) at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside in Jacksonville, Fla.
She was a native of Wayne County, but she lived most of her life in Brantley County. She retired from Pearce Drugs as a pharmacy clerk.
As a faithful member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Hoboken. She was a member of the church choir and VBS secretary for 50 years. She served as director of the Piedmont-Okefenokee Baptist Association WMU.
She was the daughter of the late Clarence Tatum and Bessie Dennison Tatum. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Rudolph “Rudy” Crews, one son, Greg William Crews, one grandchild, Hannah Wicker, and one sister, Mary Pierce.
Survivors include one son, Mike Crews (Valerie), of Hoboken; two daughters, Marcie Grimsley (Scott), of Atkinson, and Kerry Wicker (Thomas), of Dublin; 10 grandchildren, Christy Hendricks, Tiffany Jainarine, Bradley Crews, Alexis Beriault, Madison Beriault, Maggie Wicker, Mylee Wicker, Farrah Grimsley, Sawyer Grimsley and Briella Crews; three great-grandchildren, Haley Hall, Bentley Hendricks and Waylon Craven; a niece-daughter, Jill Campbell (Curtis); three siblings, Curtis Tatum (Sonuya), Margaret Blalock (Royce) and Alva Barrow (Tommy); and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at her residence from 6 p.m. Saturday until time of the service.
The deacons of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church are asked to meet at 5:40 p.m. Sunday at the church to serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Street Mission, 517 Mary St., Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Corrine Lynn Gill
PATTERSON — Corrine Lynn Gill, 74, of Patterson, passed away Thursday morning (July 9, 2015) at Baptist Village following an extended illness.
Born in Patterson, Aug. 22, 1940, she lived most of her life in Pierce County. A pastor’s wife for more than 52 years, she had a gift of service and always saw the needs of others before herself. She was a homemaker and caregiver who loved to cook and bake for those in need. She was a member of Offerman Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Lang and Alice Mae Jacobs Lynn, her husband, the Rev. Alvin W. Gill, a daughter, Marilyn Gill, a son, Donnie Gill, two sisters, Joyce Belk and Carrie Douberly, and three brothers, Wilbur Lynn, Danny Lynn and Robert Lynn.
Survivors include three children, Carolyn Gill Davis (husband, Jerry), of Patterson, Laura Ann Gill Dubberly (husband, Brian), of Douglas, and Timothy Gill, of Patterson; two sisters, Carolyn June Dowling (husband, Randall), of Harriett’s Bluff, and Betty Dowling, of Waycross; three brothers, James Lynn (wife, Rae Dean), of Bradenton, Fla., David Lynn (wife, Regina), of Patterson, and Lee Lynn (wife, Juanita), of Waycross; 13 grandchildren, Shannon Moody (husband, Tracy), the Rev. Gabe Gill (wife, Amy), Heather Gill Reddish (husband, Jamie), the Rev. Freddie Walker (wife, Shirley), Davy Davis (wife, Angie), Michael Davis (wife, Daun), John Davis (wife, Elisha), Jeffery Davis (wife, Jessica), Kristina Saylor (husband, Mike), the Rev. Brian Dubberly Jr. (wife, Lauren), James Gill (wife, Elizabeth), Joshua Gill (wife, Kaylen) and Faith Gill; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be held at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon at Offerman Baptist Church.
Interment will be in the New Home Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 o’clock at the funeral home.
The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.
The family kindly requests members of the Faith Sunday School Class to serve as honorary pallbearers. They are asked to meet at the church by 1:30 Sunday afternoon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.pearsondial.com
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear is in charge of the arrangements.

Naomi King Bunch
BRUNSWICK — Naomi King Bunch, 70, of Blackshear, passed away Friday morning (July 10, 2015) at Sears Manor Nursing Home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.

Naomi W. Nessmith
Naomi Willis Nessmith, 103, died Thursday afternoon (July 9, 2015) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities.
She was a native of Omega, Ga., but lived most of her life in Waycross. She was preceded in death by her husband, M. Gordon Nessmith, and her parents, Dr. Irvin Willis and Mary Spinks Willis.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Gleaners Sunday School Class. She taught in the junior, intermediate and the primary departments of the church. She retired in 1981 from the M. Gordon Nessmith Insurance Agency.
Survivors include a son, Gordon Willis Nessmith (wife, Linda), of Blackshear; a daughter, Mary Irvin Paz (husband, Larry), of Ocala, Fla.; two granddaughters, Cynthia Lynn Olnick (husband, Tom Davies), and Lisa Marie Olnick; and several step-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Monday from 10 until 11 a.m.
The Gleaner Sunday School Class and the deacons of First Baptist Church are requested to meet at Music Funeral Home to serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family request memorials to given to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering at First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 757, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Jesse Ralph Carter
Jesse Ralph Carter, 98, of Waycross died early Thursday morning at his daughter’s residence in Tennille, Ga., after an extended illness.
He was born in Odum to the late Jesse Carter and Della Whitehead Carter. He made Waycross his home for the majority of his life.
He served during World War II with the United States Merchant Marines. He worked as a steam pipe fitter for the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local No. 177 out of Brunswick.
He was an avid golfer and loved to make cane syrup. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Waycross where he served as a deacon.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Carter, a daughter, Martha Carter, a sister, Myrtice Binkard, and a brother, J.C. Carter.
He is survived by his children, Pat Lyons, of Tennille, Caroline Callahan (husband, Rod), of Forsyth, Barbara Smith (husband, David), of Blackshear, Buddy Carter (wife, Jennifer) of Tampa, Fla.; his grandchildren, John Lyons (wife, Jane), of Carrollton, Cathy Lyons, of Atlanta, Wendy Harbor, of Dublin, Stephanie Smith (husband, Mark), of Blackshear, Jessica Drury (husband, Chris), of Blackshear, Chris Carter (wife, Jamie), of New Jersey, Derek Carter (wife, Aimee) of Tampa, Ann Vaughan (husband, James), of Forsyth; 17 great-grandchildren; a brother, Roy Carter, of Hinesville; a sister, Marie Ford, of Savannah; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Second Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Monday beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
Memorial contributions may be made to Second Baptist Church, “Television Ministry,” 301 Tomberlin Road, Waycross, Ga. 31503.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com

MSgt. Darrell Hitt
A funeral for MSgt Darrell Hitt was held Friday afternoon at First United Methodist Church of Blackshear with the Rev. David W. Unkles officiating.
Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mark French, Bill Fuqua, Damian Hitt, Dustin Hitt, Patrick Hitt and Jack O’Brien.
Military Honors were given by the United States Army.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.