Cameron J. Wilkins
A celebration of life service for Cameron Jebar Wilkins, 21, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Church of Christ Written in Heaven, 617 Blackwell St., where Bishop John Moss is pastor and the Rev. Fer-Rell M. Malone Sr., pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, will offer words of comfort.
He was born Dec. 5, 1994 in Waycross to Cecilia Wilkins and Latravis Burgess Sr. He was the youngest of seven siblings. He received his formal education from the Ware County Public School System.
He accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age and became a member of Manor Missionary Baptist Church.
He departed this life Saturday (June 18, 2016). He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Clyde Wilkins.
Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Cecelia Wilkins (Chad); his father, Latravis Burgess Sr. (Kendra); his children, C’mari Wilkins, Jadarius Williams, Madisyn Wilkins, Neveah Wilkins, Ayden Wilson, Davion Morisseau and Dezzman Wilkins; his sisters, Camillia Wilkins, Ashley Wilkins, Brittany Wilkins and Kevondra Wilkins; his brothers, Jimmy Wilkins (Anna), Latravis Burgess Jr. and Kevon Wilkins; grandmothers, Katherine Wilkins and Brenda Burgess; grandfathers, Elery L. George and Eddie Charles Williams; great-grandparents, Deacon Memphis George and Deaconess Irma George; uncles, aunts, great-aunts, great-uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.
The family is receiving friends at his mother’s residence, Cecilia Wilkins, 808 Bertha St.
Public visitation will be held Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fluker Funeral Home, 985 Ossie Davis Parkway, with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m.
The body will lie in repose Sunday at the church one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in the Manor Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fluker Funeral Home.
Bruce A. Moss Sr.
The celebration of life service for Bruce A. Moss Sr. will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Christ Written In Heaven, 617 Blackwell St., where Bishop John A. Moss Jr. is the pastor.
Pastor Rueben Speight, of Greater Destiny International Ministry, of Douglas, will offer words of comfort.
Burial and committal services will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The body will lie in repose in the church from 9 a.m. until the service hour.
The funeral cortege will assemble at the family residence, 315 Glass St., Saturday at 10:15 a.m.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 5 until 7 p.m.
Moss, 53, passed away Friday morning (June 17, 2016). He was born Jan. 24, 1963 in Coffee County to Helen Moss and the late John Alvin Moss Sr.
He attended the Waycross public schools and was employed with Walmart. He previously worked with Flanders Meat Provisions for several years. He was a faithful member of the Church Christ Written In Heaven, 617 Blackwell St.
Survivors include two daughters, Angela Moss, of Bridgeport, Conn., and Valiyah Moss, of Tampa, Fla.; two sons, Bruce Moss Jr. and Brian Moss, of Tampa, Fla.; two grandchildren, Ja’Niya Williams and Joshua Williams Jr., of Bridgeport, Conn.; his mother, Helen Moss, of Waycross; his brother, Bishop John A. Moss Jr. (Carol), of Waycross; two sisters, Renee’ Taylor (the Rev. Dexter), of Douglas, and Gail Porter, of Waycross; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and loving friends.
Sympathy may be expressed at the online guest book at www.perrybrothersfuneralhome.com
Professional services are entrusted to Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.
Maria Michelle Gray
Maria Michelle Gray, 50, died Tuesday (June 21, 2016) at Doctors Hospital of Augusta following a short illness.
She was born in Waycross and was a member of Central Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Judith Rouse Gray, maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey Rouse, paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Gray, and an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Gray.
She is survived by her father, Maurice Ashley Gray Sr., of Waycross; a brother, Maurice Ashley Gray Jr. (wife, Kathy), of Waycross; a niece, Olivia Gray, of Waycross; two aunts, Jane Rouse Bailey, of Waycross, and Donna Gray Tuten (husband, Jeryl), of Jacksonville, Fla.; an uncle, William “Bill” Rouse (wife, Joann), of Winter Haven, Fla.; and several cousins, Frank Bailey, of Perry, Fla., Joanna Rouse Crews (husband, Mickey), of Winter Haven, Fla., Jay Tuten, of New York, N.Y., Holly Tuten Brumbelow (husband, Shane), of Marietta, Keena Gray Milligan (husband, Jerry), of Moultrie, Rita Maurice Barber, of Waycross, Tommy Gray Jr., of Waycross, Jimmy Rouse and Cindy Rucker.
A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in the Music Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday morning at the funeral home from 10 until 11 o’clock.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Betty Hayes Oliver
WAYNESBORO — Betty Hayes Oliver, 85, of Victory Drive, Waynesboro, died Wednesday (June 22, 2016) at Burke Medical Center.
The funeral will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro with the Rev. Sam Wilder and Craig Hutto officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Burial will follow in the Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro.
Pallbearers will be Woody Hayes, Randy Hayes, Alan Williams, Adam Crews, Clint Davis and Tucker Crews.
She was a native of Emanuel County but spent most of her adult life in Waynesboro. She was a retired bookkeeper and secretary and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro.
She was a graduate of Waynesboro High School.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Oliver, sisters, Edna Hayslip, Wanette Williams and Bobbie Nell Odom, and a brother, Durwood Hayes.
She is survived by her loving husband, the Rev. Tom Oliver, of Waynesboro; a daughter, Debbie Oliver MacDonald (John), of Waynesboro; a son, Ricky Oliver (Connie), of Waycross; sister-in-law, Joyce Hayes, of Waynesboro; son-in-law, Lyn Pickle, of Adel; grandchildren, Cori Crews, Jamie Mallard, Jill Davis, Leah Robinson and Russ Pickle; great-grandchildren, Aubrey Mallard, Brylie Mallard and Tucker Crews.
Friends may sign the family’s personal guestbook online at www.taylorfhwaynesboro.com
Arrangements are with Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 842 N. Liberty St., Waynesboro.