Annie Louise Johnson
The Rev. Annie Louise Johnson, 94, died Thursday (Sept. 15, 2016) at Clear Creek Nursing and Rehab in Mint Hill, N.C., after an extended illness.
A native of Sandy Flat, S.C., she moved in the 1940s to Waycross where she made her home and lived most of her life before moving to Mint Hill, N.C. six years ago.
She was a Christian Education director and ordained deacon with the United Methodist Church for more than 30 years.
The Rev. Johnson was a minister and member of First United Methodist Church Waycross.
She was the daughter of the late J. Elmer Clark and Mattie Parker Clark.
Survivors include her husband, B. Morris Johnson, of Mint Hill, N.C.; four children, Lem Johnson (Del), of Milledgeville, Ga., David Johnson (Susan), of Mint Hill, N.C., Mark Johnson (Amy), of Kissimmee, Fla., and Alan Johnson (Trish), of Mooreville, N.C.; six grandchildren, Beau Johnson (Kristen), of Charleston, S.C., Harli Palme (Kevin), of Asheville, N.C., Jeremiah Johnson (Allison), of Monroe, N.C., Eric Johnson (Terri Lynn), of Atlanta, Alice Williams (Kenny), of Jacksonville, Fla., and Andrew Johnson, of Asheville, N.C.; seven great-grandchildren, Mattie Clark Palme, Pearl Palme, Vivian Palme, Parker and Sam Johnson, Brooks Johnson and Micah Williams; one sister, Lillian Cleveland, of Traveler’s Rest, S.C.; and 16 nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church.
Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 2 until 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 410 Williams St., Waycross, Ga. 31501, Epworth United Methodist Conference Center or United Methodist Committee on Relief.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Paul Louis Nunn
Paul Louis Nunn, 68, of Waycross, died Friday (Sept. 2, 2016) at his residence after an extended illness.
He was born Nov. 10, 1947 in Indianapolis, Ind. He made Waycross his home for the past 25 years. He was an active member of Destination Church, an avid fisherman, deer hunter and accomplished carpenter. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Stroble, and a sister, Rosemary Nunn.
He is survived by his wife, Julie Nunn, of Waycross; four children, Crystal Ashman (Michael), of New Hampshire, Matthew Nunn, of California, April Miller (Jim), of California, Karl, of Hawaii; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Paul Nunn will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Destination Church. The family will visit with friends immediately following the service.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Fredia Mae Mason
The memorial service for Fredia Mae Mason will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1500 South Georgia Parkway, Waycross.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway.
The cortege will assemble at the family residence, 702 Thomas St., at 2:15 p.m. Saturday.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening during visitation from 5 until 7 p.m.
Fredia Mae Mason was a native of Savannah, but happily resided in Waycross for more than 40 years. She was born Jan. 31, 1947 to the late Lillie Mae Quarterman and Freedman Quarterman.
She dedicated her life to Jehovah and symbolized her dedication by water baptism over 40 years ago. She loved teaching others about Jehovah. She married the late Eugene Mason on Oct. 13, 1973 and born to this union was a son, Jonathan Mason and one daughter, LaShanda Frazier Pitts.
She worked for the Ware County Board of Education for more than 20 years. She was well known in the community for her delicious homemade cinnamon rolls and was well loved by everyone who knew her.
She is survived by her son, Jonathan Mason, of Waycross; a daughter, LaShanda Pitts, of Macon; two grandchildren, Craig Pitts and My’ara Patmon, of Macon; three sisters, Ruth Quarterman, of Savannah, Linda Quarterman, of Harrisburg, Pa., and Alice Quarterman, of Atlanta; three brothers, Harry Quarterman, of North Carolina, Michael and Jerry Quarterman, both of Savannah; two aunts, Ruby Modest and Dorothy Bates, of Savannah; two uncles, Alfred Frazier, of Conyers, and Willie Lee Whitehead, of Savannah; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
Sympathy may be expressed on the online guestbook at www.perrybrothersfuneralhome.com
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.
John Henry Wallace
John Henry Wallace, 90, of Waycross, died Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 14, 2016) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.
He was born in Decatur County, Ga., to the late Aaron Wallace and Sarah Vaughn Wallace. He made his home in Bridgeport, Conn., before moving to Waycross in 1999. He worked as an expeditor on jet engines for Avco Lycoming before he retired in 1982.
He was a member of the Waycross Hebrew Center. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Wallace, a sister, Carrie Anderson, and two brothers, James Wallace and Isaiah Wallace.
He is survived by his daughter, Ursula Love (James), of Waycross; step-daughter, Azuloy Burse; step-son, Lewis Howard (Elizabeth); grandchildren, Ursy Wallace, Darren Council, Jaie Love, Carmen Howard, Jaymi Green (Nehemiah), Lyle Love; step-grandchildren, Rhobi Jenkins, Quia Jenkins; great-grandchildren, Tyson Steele, Camren Love, Aleisa Love, Malichi Davis; step-great-grandchildren, Quinyez Jenkins, Rhobi Jenkins Jr., Rhaquez Jenkins, Quadrez Jenkins, Quira Jenkins, Michelle Lopez; sisters, Clemie Keaton, Ollie Keaton, Juanita Lloyd (Joe); and numerous other relatives.
A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Friday in the Jewish Cemetery within Oakland Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
James Mitchell Walker
A funeral for James Mitchell “Mikey” Walker was held Thursday afternoon at Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Loren Bryant officiating.
Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Greg Boatright, Jody Fleming, Curtis McVeigh, Chase Middleton, Austin Sullivan and Walker White.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.