Sandra Wilder Flesch
Sandra Dale Wilder Flesch, 73, of Townsend, died early Tuesday morning (June 21, 2016) at her sister’s residence in Waycross, after a brief illness.
She was born in Waycross to the late Augustus Frey Wilder and Ecie Beverly Wilder. She was a graduate of the 1961 class of Waycross High School.
After High School, Mrs. Flesch pursued higher education in Atlanta, where she graduated from Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1964.
Sandra’s nursing career began at the Neurological Hospital in Montreal, Canada and continued at Memorial Hospital in Waycross until her retirement in 1981.
After retirement, extensive travel with husband Bill allowed many years of enjoyment before they settled in McIntosh County, at their beloved “Pine Harbor.”
At Pine Harbor, she was a member of Morgan’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She loved working with the beautiful flowers in her garden, fishing and crabbing. More than anything, she loved her grandchildren and any time she was able to spend with them.
She will forever be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Her zest for living, her loving concern for anyone crossing her path, and her radiant smile will forever be in our memories.
She was preceded in death by her father, Augustus Frey Wilder, her step-mother, Lois Wilder, her mother, Ecie King, her step-father, William A. King Sr., her husband, Dr. Wilbur L. Flesch, and her brother, Michael Frey Wilder.
She is survived by her son, Blake MacIntyre, of Woodstock; three granddaughters, Ivy MacIntyre, Chloe MacIntyre, Kaya MacIntyre; four step-children, David Flesch (Lynn), Jim Flesch (Chris), Ann Jossman (Saul), Karen Massey (Gene); nine step-grandchildren; numerous step-great grandchildren; her brothers and sisters, Nancy Rio, Bill King (Arlene), Linda Wilson (Jerry), Joe King (Patty), June Walker (David), Dr. Terral King (Beverly), Mike King (Rhonda), Sam King, Pam Douberly (Robert), Philip King (Teresa), Scott King (Melissa); and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service celebrating Sandra’s life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday at Waycross First Assembly (WFA).
The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m., at Miles-Odum Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to https://donations.mtw.org/donors/login.php.LaFuenteclinicprojectnumber94777
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Charlotte Edna Milton
Charlotte Edna Capps Milton, 100, died Tuesday night (June 21, 2016) at Satilla Care Center after a short illness. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.
Elizabeth Smith, 63, of Blackshear, died early Wednesday morning at her residence after an extended illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Miles-Odum Funeral Home.
Cameron Jebar Wilkins, 21, died suddenly Saturday (June 18, 2016).
The family is receiving friends at his mother’s residence, Cecilia Wilkins, 808 Bertha Street.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Fluker Funeral Home.
Michelle Gray, 50, died Tuesday afternoon (June 21, 2016) at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta after a short illness.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.
Charles Inman’s journey through life on earth ended Monday (June 20, 2016). He was surrounded by his family.
A celebration of his life will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Forest Hills United Methodist Church. Dr. Baxter Hurley and the Rev. John Irwin will officiate.
Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will greet friends Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Donations may be made to Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 1217 Forest Hill Road, Macon, Ga. 31210 or to Wesley Glen Ministries, 3711 Agape Village Road, Macon, Ga. 31210.
Members of the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Club and their spouses are asked to sit as an honorary group at the service.
He was the son of the late William Glenn Inman and Ella Sweat Inman. He graduated at Manor High School and attended ABAC College in Tifton. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1952 with a degree in agricultural economics.
His first employment was at the First National Bank in Waycross in their Farm Loan Department. He became an extension agent working with the 4-H Club in Cobb County and later moved to Bibb County as a University of Georgia Extension agent working with the 4-H. He then became an employee of Georgia Farm Bureau as the manager at the Farm Records Department.
He traveled throughout the state of Georgia preparing tax planning and tax preparations for farmers. Then came the opportunity to become the manager of the Georgia State Fair in Macon.
After retiring from the Georgia State Fair, he continued his interest in the fair industry by serving as secretary/treasurer of the Georgia Association of Agricultural Fairs. He was a highly respected member of the fair industry.
In 1987, he received the International Association of Fairs and Expositions Hall of Fame award. This prestigious award is presented to only one fair manager each year in this organization.
He was recognized as “Fairman of the Year” by the Georgia Association of Agricultural Fairs. As a member of the Exchange Club of Macon, he was named Outstanding Exchangite and was honored with the presentation of The Book of Golden Deeds. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 305 in Waycross, Al Sihah Shrine Temple and Royal Order of Jesters in Macon.
He was a member of Forest Hills United Methodist Church.
In 1951, he married his high school sweetheart, Helen Henderson. They journeyed for more than 64 years together experiencing exciting trips to many cities in the United States, Canada and Alaska. They had a cabin at Lake Sinclair where they enjoyed week-end entertaining, swimming, boating and skiing.
An avid football fan, he and Helen enjoyed tailgating and attending football games at the University of Georgia. They enjoyed games at other stadiums and attended several bowl games.
He was predeceased by his son, Christopher Joseph Inman.
He is survived by his loving wife, Helen, his partner in life; two sons, Edmund Charles Inman Jr. and Michael Glenn Inman; left to cherish his memory are a grandson, Gregory Inman, and a granddaughter, Kacie Inman Mangler; great-granddaughters, Jordan Inman, Marissa Mangler and Gianna Mangler, all of Miami, Fla.; sister, Eleanor Smith, of Houston, Texas; and nephew, Andy Smith, of San Francisco, Calif.; a brother, Joe Inman, of Lawrenceville; niece, Dana Inman, of Chicago, Ill.; nephew, Steve Inman, of Lawrenceville; brother-in-law, A.P. Henderson Jr., of Manor; several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews; numerous friends who knew and loved him.
May God rest his soul and he will be missed.
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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of arrangements.
Eric Reddish, 51, died Monday night (June 20, 2016) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross after a short illness.
He was a native of Blackshear, and lived most of his life in the Waycross area, employed as a maintenance worker.
He was preceded in death by his biological parents, William R. Reddish and Jean Smith Reddish, and three siblings, Bobby Reddish, Debbie Williams and Kathy Davis.
Survivors include his mother, Vickie Guy Stevenson, of Blackshear (who raised him since he was 9 months old); five siblings, Tracey Smith Brack, Nicole Bodden Morin, George Smith, John Reddish and Bobby Reddish; dear friends, Mary Porter and Phillip Dowling; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends 1 until 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Larry Royce Cobb Sr.
A celebration of life service for Larry Royce Cobb Sr., 65, will be held Friday at St. Peters Missionary Baptist Church, 300 Fireman St., where the Rev. Norris Woods is pastor and Apostle Larry O’Hara will bring words of comfort.
He was born Oct. 24, 1950 in Waycross to the late Deacon Royce Cobb and Deaconess Helen Powell Cobb.
He received his formal education from the Waycross public school system and graduated from Center High School in 1968. As a youth he attended St Peters Missionary Baptist Church.
Larry was joined in holy matrimony to Stella Hayes in Brunswick. This union was blessed with a son, Larry Royce Cobb ,Jr.
He relocated to New Jersey where he worked many years in commerce. He also worked several years at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, N.Y. Later he returned to Waycross where he resided until his demise on Saturday (June 11, 2016) after an illness.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Stella Hayes Cobb, of Brunswick; his children, Larry R. Cobb ,Jr. (Katherine), of Brunswick, Ameer Staten Sr., Michael Davis Sr., Antonio Taylor (Angela), all of Waycross, Sherese Cobb, of Orange, N.J., Sgt. Ronald McCrae (Vickie), of the U.S. Army, Korea, Regina Simmon, of Albany, and Jhazmine Cobb, of Brunswick; uncles, Alton Powell (Lillian), of West Columbia, S.C., Lorenzo Powell, of Washington, D.C., and James Powell, of Waycross; aunts, Lena Powell and Mamie Powell Koone, both of Irvington, N.J.; and numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Fluker Funeral Home, 985 Ossie Davis Parkway.
The body will lie in repose Friday at the church from noon until the hour of service.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fluker Funeral Home.
Louis S. Justice
A funeral for Louis S. Justice was held Tuesday morning at Swamp Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Joey Chancey officiating.
Burial followed in Swamp Road Baptist Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Andrew Cox, Andy Cox, Billy Cox Jr., Hunter Cox, Jacob Cox, Pete Cox, Carson Justice and Christopher Stewart.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.