Rebecca Sue Barfield, 76, of Waycross, died Wednesday morning (May 25, 2016) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross after an extended illness.
She was born in Rosebud, Texas to the late E.C. and Mary Jane Goode Law. She graduated from St. Paul School of Nursing, Dallas, Texas.
She served two years in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps as a 1st lieutenant stationed at Madigan General Hospital in Washington State during 1962 and 1963. She retired in 2013 as a registered nurse with Satilla Regional Medical Center after 22 years of service.
She was a member of Saint Andrews Anglican Church in Douglas, .
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, JoAnn Slocum, and a son, James Barfield.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Curtis W. Barfield Jr., of Waycross; a son, Chris Barfield, of Waycross; a daughter, Becky Barfield, of Ogden, Kan.; and two brothers, Mike Law (Kelly), of Dallas, Texas, and John Law, of Raleigh, N.C.
The family will receive friends at Miles-Odum Funeral Home beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.
A graveside service will be held Saturday morning at 11 at Oakland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Tommy Lucas, 69, died Saturday (May 21, 2016) at Specialty Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., from a sudden illness.
He was born in Ware County and lived most of his life in Ware and Pierce counties. He retired from CSX Railroad as an electrician after 34 years of employment and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
He was a member of Jamestown Baptist Church and loved to fish, hunt and most of all clean his yard and more than anything spending time with his wife, Carolyn.
He was a son of Darcus Crews Lucas and the late Sidney Lucas. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Randy Lucas.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carolyn Altman Lucas, of Waycross; a daughter, Sandra Scarborough, of Blackshear; two sons, William Alton Currie, of Waycross, and Craig Lucas (wife, Alesha), of Patterson; six grandchildren, Jennifer Carter, of Ambrose, Marie Barrett, of Blackshear, Amie Currie, of Houma, La., Drew Currie (Nikki), of Guyton, Matthew Lucas, of Hoboken, and Journey Jewell, of Waycross; 10 great-grandchildren; his mother, Darcus Crews Lucas, of Waycross; a brother, Jerry Lucas (wife, Kathy), of Waycross; and two sisters, Valeria Snyder (husband, Howard), of Tennessee, and Cindy Dial (husband, Kenny), of Waycross.
A funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at Jamestown Baptist Church with the Rev. Lamar Christie and the Rev. Ashley Corbett officiating.
Burial followed Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Trigger Adams, Donald Altman, Damon Bryon, Jason Lucas, Jerry Lucas, Matthew Lucas, Gene Moore and Glen Morgan.
Military honors were conducted by a contingent of the United States Army based at Fort Stewart.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Ola Mae Luffman
ALMA — Ola Mae Jordan Luffman, 91, of Alma, passed away Wednesday (May 25, 2016) at Twin Oaks Nursing Home after an extended illness.
She was a daughter of the late Silas Jordan and Thursy Campbell Jordan. She was also preceded in death by her husband Pyro Juke Luffman, five brothers, Lincoln, Olin, Troy, J.P. and Truman Jordan and four sisters, Lucille Tanner, Frankie Walker, Flora Sharpe and Agnes Berkompas.
She retired from the paper mill in Jacksonville, Fla., and was a member of Old Pine Grove.
Survivors include one sister, Molley Jordan Lewis, of Alma; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Rome Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Dixie Union with the Rev. Tommy James and James Jordan officiating.
Crosby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Blanche Owens Mallory, 84, died Thursday morning (May 26, 2016) at her residence following a short illness.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.
Alice Lucille Thomas
A funeral for Alice Lucille Mercer Thomas was held Wednesday morning at Sweat Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Freddie Smith officiating.
Burial followed in Hoboken City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Cody Sanders, Ashley Thomas, Dylan Thomas, Jason Thomas, Jeremy Thomas and Shane Thomas.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were members of the R.T. Lee Sunday School Class.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.