Mary E. Wildes
Mary Elizabeth Wildes, 89, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior Saturday morning (June 6, 2015) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities following an extended illness.
She was born in Everett City, Ga. but resided in Waycross most of her life. She retired from Memorial Hospital in Waycross.
She was a member of Winona Park United Methodist Church and the Guiding Light Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the Sojourners of the church, past president of the United Methodist Women, and Sunday School teacher for many years. She simply loved to serve the Lord.
She was a daughter of the late Harry H. Roddenberry and Helen Crofton Roddenberry. She was married to the late Francis Lamar Wildes.
She is survived by two daughters, Helen Wildes Yates (Jamie), of Savannah, and Mary Beth Wildes Jeffords (Will), of Waycross; a son, Francis “Lamar” Wildes Jr. (Betty Harris), of Brunswick; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Harry H. Roddenberry Jr., of Jacksonville, Fla.
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greenlawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday morning at the cemetery from 10 until 11.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Charlie D. Smith
Charlie Daniel Smith, 86, of Waycross, died Sunday morning (June 7, 2015) at Baptist Village after an extended illness.
He was born in Melbourne, Fla., to the late Bud and Mae Smith. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 30 years of service. During this time he served in World War II and received the World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Award, National Defense Service Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary (Cuba).
After retirement in 1974 the family moved to Kingsland, until 2004 when they moved to Waycross. He was a member of Second Baptist Church and always enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Mary Frances Swain Smith, of Waycross; one son, Gary Smith (wife, Nancy), of Stone Mountain; one granddaughter, Suzanne Rachel Smith, of Atlanta; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Talmadge Altman
Talmadge Altman, 86, of Woodbine, died Friday evening (June 5, 2015) at Community Hospice in Northeast Florida after an extended illness.
He was born in Brantley County to the late Darling and Ida Dowling Altman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served during World War II and received the World War II Victory Medal. He worked as a carpenter in his younger years and managed Altman Hunting Club for more than 40 years in Woodbine. He enjoyed fishing and especially hunting.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Herman Altman, Vernon Altman and Gerald Altman, one sister, Beatrice Altman.
Survivors include one son, James Altman (wife, Sue), of Waycross; one grandson, Tal Altman (wife, Ginny), of Hoboken; two great-grandchildren, Katie and Vivian; one brother, Ray Altman (wife, Martha), of Waycross; two sisters, Evelyn Guy, of Waycross, and Ellavon Martinez, of Waycross; a good friend who assisted with his personal and medical needs in this later years, Bobby Bryant; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday morning at 11 at Kettle Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 9:30 until 10:30 at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Anna Howell Carter
Anna Kristina Howell Carter, 49, of Waycross, died late Friday evening (June 5, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross after an extended illness.
Born in Denison, Texas, she was the daughter of Jack and Rita Kjell Howell, of Waycross. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Herbert and Anna Kjell, her paternal grandparents, Ernie and Sarah Howell, two nephews, Joshua James Moody and James Major Moody, and a niece, Sarah Makenzie Moody.
She was a caregiver for many years.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Alan Carter, of Waycross; her daughter and son-in-law, Erica Thomas King (Timmy), of Waycross; a son, Dylan Thomas (fiancee, Heather O’Berry), of Waycross; two grandchildren, Eli King and Laynee King, both of Waycross; her parents, Jack and Rita Howell, of Waycross; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Terri Howell Moody (James), of Hickox, and Patsy Howell Eads (Josh), of Richmond Hill; a niece, Taylor Moody, of Hickox; two nephews, Bryce Eads and Grant Eads, both to Richmond Hill; several aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Visitation was held Sunday afternoon from 2 until 3 at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 3 at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris Roberts officiating.
A private burial was in Thomas Cemetery, Waycross.
Pallbearers were Timmy King, James Moody, Josh Eads, Dusty Carter, Jimmy Lynn and Ralph Mercer.
Arrangements were with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com

Eddie Leon Guest
PATTERSON — Eddie Leon Guest, 81, of Patterson, passed away Saturday evening (June 6, 2015) at his residence following a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Lakeland, Ga., June 7, 1933, he lived in Pierce County most of his adult life. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict and was a retired producer in the timber business.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting and loved spending time with family. He was a member of Offerman Church of God.
He was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Sadie Bennett Guest. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jonathan Guest, and by both of his sisters, Gladys Holmes and Opal Fetner.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Lovie Gill Guest, of Patterson; a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Joey Lee, of Blackshear; three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Doris Guest, of Offerman, Benny and Mary Ann Guest, of Patterson, and Jack and Kathy Guest, of Brunswick; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be held at 2 o’clock this afternoon at the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in the Offerman Cemetery.
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.

Mary Carter
Mary Carter, 103, of Blackshear, passed away Saturday (June 6, 2015) at Pierce County Nursing Home with her loving family at her bedside.
Funeral arrangements and a list of family members will be announced later by Rainge Memorial Chapel Inc., Blackshear.

Caroline Campbell
Caroline Campbell, 64, of 5555 Walkerville Road, Patterson, passed away Saturday (June 6, 2015) at St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital in Savannah with close relatives at her bedside.
Arrangements will be announced later by Rainge Memorial Chapel Inc., Blackshear.

Jjuanita Renaye Brown
The funeral for Jjuanita Renaye Brown, 71, of New York, N.Y., formerly of Blackshear, will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Blackshear.
The Rev. Jimmy L.R. Green, pastor will offer words of comfort. Burial will take place in Shiloh cemetery.
A list of loved ones will be announced later by Rainge Memorial Chapel, Inc., 505 Ware St., Blackshear.

Freddie Hill
The funeral for Freddie Hill was held Friday at St. Peters Missionary Baptist Church, 300 Fireman St., Waycross, with the Rev. Norris Woods, pastor, officiating, and Apostle Cornelius Hill as eulogistic word bearer.
Interment was in Oakland cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were nephews and grandsons.
Active pallbearers were Tom Butler, Adrian Brown, Mark Brown, Rodriquez Kennedy, Cetrick Wilson, Romney Bellamy, Jacob McGauley and Matthew Lofton.
Rainge Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Etta Hilliard
The funeral for Etta Hilliard was held Saturday, 11 a.m., sat Scott Chapel United Methodist Church.
The Rev Donald Mathis, pastor, presided, and the Rev A.L. Jordan Sr., of Mt. Herman Missionary Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Fla., delivered words of comfort.
Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery.
Pallbearers were her great-nephews and great-great-nephews.
Rainge Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Albert ‘A.B.’ Hall
The funeral for Deacon Albert “A.B.” Hall took place Saturday at Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, Nahunta, with Pastor Leonard Jackson delivering words of comfort.
Burial was in Ebeneza Cemetery, Eulonia, with military honors.
Active pallbearers were Thomas Buckley, Sha Collins, Anthony Rainge, Michael Collins, Charles Larry Jr. and Tyrone Rainge.
Rainge Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Tina Sue Brown
A funeral for Tina Sue O’Quinn Brown took place Saturday morning at First Baptist Church with Dr. J. Eric Mathison, Donald William Barden and Lynda Susan Herrig officiating.
Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.
Serving as active pallbearers were Matthew Paris, Wesley Kean, Jacob Barden, Luke Barden, Nicholas Barden and Andrew Kahn.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Frank Williams, Donald Barden and Christopher Kean.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.