Linda Faye Windham
Linda Faye Windham, 69, of Waycross, fell asleep in death early Wednesday morning (Sept. 2, 2015) at her residence after a sudden illness.
She was born to Mark H. Bryars Sr. and Lela E. Bryars, June 29, 1946, in Pensacola, Fla.
She and her family moved to Waycross in 1971. She was a homemaker up until her daughter’s early teenage years. She then worked as a clerk for Ace Hardware Store on Plant Avenue, and as a department manager and CSM manager for Walmart.
She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
She loved flowers and being outdoors, especially the beach. She loved writing her thoughts down on paper, and had a talent for writing poetry. She loved artwork and antiques. She loved life, her husband, her girls, her grandchildren and most of all, she loved Jehovah our God. She will always be remembered as a dedicated and loving, wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Conrad M. Windham; four daughters, Vicki Kirk (husband, James), Connie L. Windham, Stephanie Cox (husband, Marty), Jennifer Smith (husband, Kevin); six grandchildren, Jared A. Harper, Haley Rentz (husband, Wildon), Christopher C. Cox Sr., M. Austin Cox, Leah E. Smith, Kaylin R. Smith; three great-grandchildren, Christopher C. Cox Jr., Kinsleigh R. Cox, Bryleigh N. Cox; a brother, Mark Bryars (wife, Peggy); a sister, Rita Mathis; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 12) at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
The family will receive friends following the service at the Windham residence, 2250 Johns Ave., Waycross.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Jewell Small Wilson
Jewell Isabelle Small Wilson, 96, died Thursday morning (Sept. 3, 2015) at her residence under the care of Hospice Satilla.
She was a native of Alachua County, Fla., who lived most of her life in Waycross.
She was formerly employed in the lunchroom of Wacona School and Ware County High School and the nutrition department of Baptist Village.
She was a charter member of Hebardville Baptist Church.
She was the daughter of Elmer L. Small and Susie Ponds Small. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvin Lamar Wilson, one son, Daniel A. Wilson, and one brother, Park T. Small.
Survivors include one son, Randall L. Wilson, of Waycross; one daughter, Joyce Wilson Rittenhouse (husband, Doyle), of Waycross; grandchildren, Timothy R. Wilson, of Waycross, Shirley M. Hersey (Joe), of Brunswick, Michael D. Rittenhouse (Rebekah), of Waycross, Joyce M. Rittenhouse, of Waycross, and Kevin L. Rittenhouse (Samantha), of Homerville; great-grandchildren, Tiffany Hersey, Roby Hersey, Sarah Hersey, Shawn Wilson, Paula Wilson, Kevin Lamar Rittenhouse Jr., Sarah Rittenhouse, Amanda Wilson, Heather Wilson, Hillary Wilson, Nathan Gerbing, Rachael Gerbing, Haley Rittenhouse and Ashley Rittenhouse; great-great-grandchildren, Aiden Camp, Kora Lee Cothern and Jaxson Mitchell; two step-grandchildren, Kacee Crosby and Trenton Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 10 a.m. Monday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Satilla Hospice House, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
A funeral for Tommy Brown was held Thursday afternoon at Swamp Road Baptist Church with Brother Joe Chancey and Brother Joey Chancey.
Burial followed in Swamp Road Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Stanley Chancey, Joe Corley, Timmy Corley, Jeffrey Green, Tony Thomas and Hampton White.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.