Vincent T. Cecil
A celebration of life service for Vincent Theophilus Cecil, “Vincent T,” will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 702 Arnold McKinney Drive where the Rev. Fer-Rell M. Malone Sr. is pastor and will officiate and offer words of comfort.
Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The body will lie in repose in the church from noon until the service hour.
The cortege will assemble at 617 Izlar St. at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 until 7 p.m. and also at the family residence, 617 Izlar St., outside of visitation hours.
Vincent T. was born to Alphonso and the late Karroll Cecil on June 25, 1985 in Waycross. He made his transition on Friday (Aug. 26, 2016).
He accepted Christ at an early age and became a member at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. He earned his education in the Ware County School System. He later became a well-known athlete in the Ware County Recreation Department in both basketball and football.
He was affectionately known by his grandmother as “Prince,” and to the music industry as “Archy Bunker.”
During his teen years he grew a love for music where he devoted much of his time in Quad Studios located in Brooklyn, N.Y. He later released a mixtape produced by Scill White and preformed multiple shows in Baltimore, Md., Manhattan and Brooklyn, N.Y., and Philly, just to name a few. Not only did he grow a love for music, he also had an eye for artistic graphic visual design. His love and affection for children encouraged him to give back to the community where he opened an Organization named Sacrifice for Success.
This organization helped sponsor the annual Christmas toy drive located at Choppa Styles Hair Studios, Pizza Party and the back to school drive for local children in need.
Those left to cherish his memories include a loving and devoted wife, Brandi Mayberry, of Glen Burnie, Md.; his father, Alphonso Cecil; maternal grandmother, Bettye Everett, both of Waycross; seven sisters, Jazmin Cecil, Felicia Cecil-Fullmore (Ansel), Tamara Cecil (Ronald) and Tara Burse (Carlton), both of Fayettville, N.C., Cassandra Pittman (Will), Tanika Stanford and Gwinn Pittman, all of Blackshear; five brothers, Steffan Cecil Sr. (Lenita), William Cecil, Torris Grant, all of Waycross, Alphonso Cecil Jr., of Fayetteville, N.C., Elgin Brown, of South Carolina, and Kendrick Cecil, of Statesboro; six aunts, Natalie McKnight, Annie Laura Cooper and Anita Washington, all of Waycross, Denise Caylor (Victoria), of Phoenix, Ariz., Ann Wagner, of Haines City, Fla., Rena Cecil, of Philadelphia, Pa.; five uncles, Robert Reese (Peggy), of Jacksonville, Fla., Vincent Everett (Troy) and James Fedd, all of Atlanta, Theophilus Cecil, of Philadelphia, Pa., and Crandall Sires, of Waycross; two god-parents, Flora Brown and Ossie Andrews, both of Waycross; one god-son, Geronimo Woodard, of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters-in-law, Auriel Mayberry, Brittany Brice (Montrel), all of Glen Burnie, Md.; three brothers-in-law, Kylin Mayberry, Dillon Jones (Brit) and Hudson Mayberry (Nat), all of Glen Burnie, Md.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends; one special friend, Monique Little, of Hampton, Va.
Sympathy may be expressed in the online guest book at www.perrybrothersfuneralhome.com
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.
Frank Dasher Sr.
A celebration of life service for Frank Dasher Sr., 82, of Folkston, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Christian Fellowship Ministry, 2925 Patton Road, with his son-in-law/church pastor, Dr. Bobby Roberson, offering words of comfort.
The body will lie in repose Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. to the hour of service.
Interment will be in Pinkney Chapel Memorial Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 25, 1934 to the late Herman Dasher Sr. and Eula Brown Evans in Traders Hill (Charlton County).
In the year of 1952 he was joined in holy matrimony to the late Juanita Hannan Dasher and to this union 12 children were born, four of whom preceded him in death, Anita, Patricia, Angelo and Jackie Dasher.
He was a lifelong resident of Charlton County and worked in the timber industry for many years before he retired as a logger.
On Tuesday (Aug. 30, 2016) in Folkston Park Care Center after an illness, he departed this life. In addition to his parents and four children, he was preceded in death by five siblings, Bobbie E. Dasher, Maria Dasher Gibbs, Hazel Wothing, Pinkey Bostick and Ruth Morgan.
Those left to cherish his memory include four daughters, Frankie Clayton, of Hinesville, Diana D. Roberson (Dr. Bobby), Sheila Williams (Kenneth Sr.), both of Folkston, and Angela Odom (Bernard), of Brunswick; six sons, Frank Dasher Jr. (Kathy), Michael Dasher, Gregory Clayton (Geraldine), all of Folkston, Timothy Dasher Sr. (Janice), Charles Dasher (Sharon), both of Jacksonville, Fla., and Anthony Thomas, of Valdosta; three brothers, Herman Dasher Jr. (Joe), of Folkston, James Allen and Larry Dasher (Kathy), both of Goulds, Fla.; three sisters, Juanita Brown Evans, of Bronx, N.Y., Darlene Dasher Robbins (John) and Carolyn (Bonnie) Dasher, both of Goulds, Fla.; a special friend, Cassandra Wilson; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Friends are being received at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. Bobby and Diana Roberson, 100 Garard Road, Folkston.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fluker Funeral Home of Waycross.
Ellis C. Brown
Ellis C. Brown, 59, died Tuesday (Aug. 30, 2016) at Memorial Health in Savannah following an extend illness.
He was born in Waycross and lived most of his life in Atlanta.
He was also a restaurant manager for Ruby Tuesdays and Oscars of Atlanta.
He was a son of the late Juanita Strickland Brown. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Cecil C. Brown III.
He is survived by his father, Cecil Crawford Brown, of Waycross; two sisters, Diane Hilady (husband, Rique), of Neptune Beach, Fla., and Dena Holton (husband, Steve), of Claxton; a brother, Dana Brown, of Blackshear; and several aunts, uncles and other relatives.
A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at 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