Frankie Sallet Jr.
A homegoing celebration for Frankie “Dank” Sallet Jr., 42, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1700 Martin Luther King Drive, with Elder Clarence Adamson officiating and offering words of comfort.
Burial and committal service will follow in Waresboro Cemetery.
The body will lie in repose in the church from 1 p.m. until the service hour.
The funeral cortege will assemble at the family residence, 1302 Coral Road, Apt. D, Saturday at 2:15 p.m.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 until 8 p.m.
He passed away suddenly Saturday (July 11, 2015) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.
He was the oldest son of Deacon Frank and Mary Ann Sallet. He graduated from Waycross High School in 1992. He recently retired from Rich Products in Waycross after many years of service. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and a man who loved life. He was always the life of the party or event. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, his family and his friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Sam and Rose Sallet.
He leaves to morn and cherish his many memories his parents, Deacon Frank and Mary Ann Sallet, of Waycross; six beautiful children, Frankie Sallet III, of Rochester, N.Y., Cedric Sallet, of Alma, Laqaneshia Sallet, DaQuan Sallet, Rokia Sallet and Franie E. Sallet, all of Waycross; five siblings, Angela Clark (Van), Shronda Sallet, Anthony Sallet, Derrick Sallet, all of Waycross, Lakeshia Robinson (Michael), of Charlotte, N.C.; a lifelong friend/brother, Benjamin Harrison; a devoted and loving fiancee, Latasha Mitchell; his maternal grandparents, Queenelle Hargrove and Franklin D. Owens Sr.; five uncles, Sammy Sallet (Vanetta), James Sallet (Janice), Curtis Owens (Debra), Frank Owens (Alice), and Ronnie Owens (Carol); five aunts, Queen Charles, Etta Smith, Betty Owens, Bernice Pate (Raymond) and Yolanda Mackey (Shawn); five grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.perrybrothersfuneralhome.com
Professional services are entrusted to Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.

Gloria Brown-Wade
A celebration of life service for Gloria Ann Brown-Wade will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 901 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross, where the Rev. Jackie Hooper is pastor and will offer words of comfort.
Burial and committal service will be held in Oakland Cemetery. The body will lie in repose from 10 a.m. Saturday until the service hour.
The cortege will assemble at the family residence, 509 Lister St., at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 until 8 p.m.
A Time To Be Born — She was born April 29, 1959 to the late Deacon Robert J. Brown Sr. and Mother Ella Mae Brown (Vannie Lou Evans, birth mother). She passed away Wednesday (July 8, 2015). She was educated in the Waycross-Ware County School System and graduated with the class of 1977, Waycross High School Bulldogs.
A Time To Love — She met and married John B. Wade and this union three sons were born.
A Time To Serve — At a young age, she joined and was baptized at New Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Jake Edwards. She served in many roles and areas of the church such as youth department, youth choir and participated in the Sunday School Conventions. As she grew in her stewardship, she became the youth director, directed Easter programs, directed youth choir, as well being very devoted to her church until she became ill.
A Time of Peace — She leaves a loving family behind which includes her mother, Mother Ella Mae Brown, of Waycross; three sons, Jonathan Wade (Nicole), of Cartersville, Jerramie Wade, of Richmond, Va., and Javonte Wade, of Waycross; three sisters, Vanessa Williams, of Waycross, Arnita Mooring (Otis), of Brunswick, and Gabrielle Johns (Larry), of Jacksonville, N.C.; four brothers, Jerome Jones, of Waycross, Charles Studivant, Isaac Jones and Robert J. Brown Jr. (Rosonda), all of Waycross; and dear to her heart were her three grandsons and one granddaughter; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.
Special thanks goes to Hospice Satilla Hospice House of Waycross and to Waycross Health and Rehabilitation.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.perrybrothersfuneralhome.com
Professional services are entrusted to Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.

Robert F. McTier
Robert Franklin McTier, 79, a resident of Dataw Island, S.C., passed away peacefully Saturday (July 11, 2015) after a short illness at his home surrounded by his wife and family.
He was born Sept. 10, 1935 in Woodland, Ga. to the Rev. William E. McTier Sr. and Sue Alsobrook McTier. He grew up in south Georgia where he graduated from Waycross High School in 1953.
He received his BS in mechanical engineering and MS degree from Georgia Tech. Upon completion of his education, he began a long and rewarding career with Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport, Tenn.
During his 36-year career with Eastman, he had 15 different positions at the company with increasing responsibilities, retiring in 1996 as a vice president and general manager of the Fibers Business Organization.
While in Kingsport, he was a member of Society of Plastics Engineers, Association for Textile Technology, Chemical Manufacturer’s Association, International Trade Committee, Industry Sector Advisory Committee to U.S. Chamber of Commerce on International Trade, Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club, United Way, Boy Scouts of America and First Broad Street United Methodist Church where he was an active participant in many areas of church life.
He had a 30-year involvement with Boy Scouts of America serving as Cubmaster, district chairman, council vice president and Sequoyah Council president, 1993-1995.
As council president, he guided a $2.2 million capital campaign targeting improvements of camp facilities, creation of an endowment fund and building a new, multi-purpose Scout Service Center.
After retirement to Dataw Island, S.C. in 1996, as an avid mariner, he and his wife, Dianne, spent six months each year of the first 10 years of retirement on their boat, “Rambler,” with extensive travel along the U.S. coast and the Central Exumas, Bahamas. He was a tireless fisherman and enjoyed being on the water and outdoors as much as possible.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne Roller McTier; four children, Robert F. “Bert” McTier Jr. (wife, Jane [Hanks]), Bill McTier (wife, Sara [Clendenon]), Betsy Holland (husband, John) and Lynda Hammes (husband, Paul); grandchildren, Caroline and Andrei’ McTier, Megan Methvin (husband, Chris), Morgan McTier, Kirsten and Katelyn Holland, Brandon and Emily Hammes; and one great-grandchild, Charlotte Methvin; one brother, William E. McTier Jr. (wife, Marian); one sister, Susie A. McTier (husband, Jack); along with several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to share in a celebration of his life Friday at 11 a.m. at Baptist Church of Beaufort, Beaufort, S.C.
Visitation with the family will be held at Anderson Funeral Home, Beaufort, S.C., today from 5 to 7 p.m.
Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Waycross, Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in his honor to Baptist Church of Beaufort, 601 Charles St., Beaufort, S.C. 29902; Friends of Caroline Hospice, 1110 13th St., Port Royal, S.C. 29935 or Boy Scouts of America.
Anderson Funeral Home, of Beaufort, S.C., is assisting the family.

D. Cameron O’Neal
BLACKSHEAR — David Cameron O’Neal Sr., 75, of Blackshear, passed away late Tuesday night (July 14, 2015) at his residence following a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Blackshear Oct. 28, 1939, he lived in Pierce County most of his life. He worked for C.C. O’Neal and Co. and also worked for CSX Transportation, but most of his work career was in law enforcement with Ware, Bacon, Brantley and Pierce counties. He worked as a sheriff’s deputy for a number of years as well as working with the Southeast Georgia Drug Task Force, the Patterson Police Department and the Blackshear Police Department.
He was a former volunteer fireman and former city councilman with the City of Blackshear. He was a member of Alabaha Freewill Baptist Church and was a former deacon and Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church in Blackshear. He was a member of the Blackshear Masonic Lodge No. 270 and served as past master and secretary.
He was a son of the late Mac G. and Louise Smith O’Neal Sr. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy O’Neal Dewitt, and both brothers, Mac G. O’Neal Jr. and Carl Smith O’Neal Sr.
Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Marie O’Neal, of Blackshear; a son, David C. O’Neal Jr., of Blackshear; three grandchildren, Chris (Nealie) O’Neal, Dustin (Meg) O’Neal and David C. O’Neal III; four great-grandchildren, twins, Jase and Cade O’Neal, Raife O’Neal, and Raylon O’Neal; two very special friends, James Mock, of Blackshear, and Vicky Chesser, of the Raybon Community; a special church friend, Patsy Aldridge, of Blackshear; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be held at 11 o’clock Saturday morning at the Alabaha Freewill Baptist Church.
Interment will be in the Blackshear Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock Friday evening at the church.
As per his request, his body will lie in state at the church beginning at 6 a.m. Friday until time of the service on Saturday morning.
The family kindly requests that employees of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office as well as the men and women of Alabaha Freewill Baptist Church serve as honorary pallbearers They are asked to meet at the church by 10:30 Saturday morning.
Memorials may be made to Alabaha Freewill Baptist Church, 4400 Highway 203, Blackshear, Ga. 31516.
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.

Eldys Marie Dixon
BLACKSHEAR — Eldys Marie Denison Dixon, 80, of Blackshear, passed away Tuesday afternoon (July 14, 2015) at her residence following an extended illness.
Born in Patterson, Oct. 28, 1934, she lived in Pierce County all of her life. She was a very active member of the Hacklebarney Baptist Church where she held different offices through the years. She was a homemaker who farmed with her husband. She loved her Lord, her children and grandchildren and loved to call them every year to sing “Happy Birthday” to them.
She was a daughter of the late Troy Jefferson and Leila Landon Denison, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Edgar Dixon, a sister, Geneva Cason; three brothers, Troy Denison, Rudolph Denison and Clinton Denison, and a son-in-law, Tommy Moseley.
Survivors include five children, Shirley Moseley, of Blackshear, Barbara Roberts (husband, Gary), of Freeport, Fla., Janice Dixon, of St. Augustine, Fla., Gina Dixon (Jerry Albritton), of Blackshear, Dennie Dixon (wife, Bertha), of Blackshear; two brothers, Claton Denison (wife, JoAnn), of Patterson, and Joe Denison (wife, Sherry), of Patterson; six grandchildren, Jason Patrick (wife, Kindie), Christy Crawford, Josh Moseley, Edgar Dixon (wife, Christy), Bryan Clark (Renee Taylor) and Sally Clark (Lewis Sauls); eight great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and numerous other relatives.
The funeral will be held at 11 o’clock Friday morning at Hacklebarney Baptist Church.
Interment will be in the Foster Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock this evening at the funeral home.
The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.
The family kindly requests that the Hacklebarney Baptist Church Senior Adult Sunday School Class serve as honorary pallbearers and are asked to meet at the church by 10:30 Friday morning.
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.

Georgeanne LeQuire
Georgeanne Crews LeQuire, 60, a native of Waycross, died Sunday (July 12, 2015) at her home in Crawfordville, Fla., after a prolonged illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse Crews and Carol Hendrix, a sister, Deborah Bricker, and a brother, Jerry Crews.
Survivors include her husband, David LeQuire, of Alma; daughters, Emily Adair (husband, Curtis), of Crawfordville, Fla., and Tess Bell, of Brunswick; a granddaughter, Anna Adair; seven siblings, David Hendrix (wife, Cathy), of Waycross, Ella Lahmann (husband, Marcus), of Waycross, Cindy Ritch, of Tampa, Fla., Beth Hill, of Blackshear, Susan Brady Whalan (husband, Tracy), of Tampa, Fla., Dennis McMillan, of Waynesville, and Michael McMillan, of Waynesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Williams Chapel Baptist Church in Waycross.
Fairchild Funeral Home, 2380 Centerville Road, Tallahassee, Fla., 32308 is assisting the family.