James M. Mitchell
James Malcolm “Mike” Mitchell, 88, of Waycross, passed away Sunday morning (July 24, 2016) at Baptist Village after a lengthy illness.
He was the son of the late William Jesse and Josephine Strickland Mitchell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Mitchell Loska and Ruth Mitchell Lance, two brothers, Eugene “Gene” Mitchell and Charles Mitchell, and one niece, Sue Loska Woodard.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, a sister, Ann Mitchell Mayne (husband, Bobby), of Yulee, Fla.; nephews, Charles Lance (wife, Zoe), of Colorado Springs, Colo., Ron Lance (wife, Terri Jo), of Kingsland, Mark Mitchell, of Waycross, Paul Loska (wife, Sally), of Parrott, Ga., Charles Loska, of Fuquay-Varina, N.C.; a host of cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was an accomplished carpenter and cabinet maker. He treasured his hunting and fishing trips with his brothers, Gene and Charles, and his nephews. He loved the Lord and his family.
He served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was one of the “Greatest Generation” veterans.
A funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel. He will be laid to rest with military honors at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery following the service.
The family will receive friends beginning at 10 o’clock Wednesday morning at the funeral home.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Baptist Village for their professional, loving and compassionate care.
Memorial contributions may be made to Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, P.O. Box 1270, Charlotte, N.C. 28201-1270, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Charles Henry Clark
BLACKSHEAR — Charles Henry Clark, 79, of Blackshear, passed away Monday afternoon (July 25, 2016) at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.
Nancy J. McDonald
NAHUNTA — Nancy “Sweet Mama” Jewel Proctor McDonald, 80, of Nahunta, passed away Sunday (July 24, 2016) at her residence following an extended illness.
Born in Waycross, she was the daughter of John Royce Proctor and Mary Lucille Johns Proctor. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Melvin McDonald, her son, Jerles B. Lilly, and her daughter, Nancy Gail Lilly.
She worked many years as a security guard for International Auto Port (IAP). She was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and enjoyed quilting and singing. She loved to sing with the Monday Night Singers.
Survivors include her grandson and his wife, Colin Lilly (Sonyia), of Rockwall, Texas; her three other grandchildren, Jerry, John and Shane Lilly; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Royce Hubert Proctor (Iona), of Brunswick, James Kicie Proctor (Paula), of Portland, Ore.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Iris P. Sloan (Robert), of Hortense, and Kate P. Manor (Bicknell), of Hickox; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held this evening starting at 6 o’clock at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
A funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Johns and Bicknell Manor officiating.
Burial will follow in Mars Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Lee O’Berry, Jamie O’Berry, Royce Proctor, Ben Proctor, John Proctor and Eddie Alligood.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Joy Sunday School Class of Southside Baptist, Gems for Jesus Quilting Group and Virginia Lynn.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.com
Christopher J. Barcomb
A memorial service for Christopher Joseph Barcomb was held Sunday afternoon at Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel with John Barcomb, Kim Son Hwa, Michelle Jensen and Danielle Jane Barcomb speaking.
Military honors were provided by the Moody Air Force Base Honor Guard.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.