Patricia Todd Eason
Patricia Ann Todd Eason, 75, of Fitzgerald, died Sunday (Aug. 30, 2015) at her residence.
The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Crossview Baptist Church in Fitzgerald with the Rev. Jeff Parmer officiating. Her brother, Rufus Todd, will give the eulogy.
Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 Tuesday evening at Paulk Funeral Home in Fitzgerald.
She was born Oct. 15, 1939, in Wayne County, to the late Edward and Stella Dennison Todd. She was a graduate of Screven High School and attended college while studying to be a lab technician. She was retired from Walmart.
She loved working word search puzzles, shopping and talking on the phone with her sisters. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her grand-dog, “Roy Tucker.”
She was a member of Crossview Baptist Church and enjoyed her friends in the Seekers Sunday School Class.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Dee Eason, of Albany, Randy and Amy Eason, of Palm City, Fla., Lee and John Frost, of Arabi, and Shelly Zee and Eddie Tucker, of Fitzgerald; her adopted daughter, Julie McGovern, of Albany; her grandchildren, Taylor Eason, Kira Eason, Jack Frost, Michael Frost, Sara Frost and Lane Deese; her siblings and their spouses, Vonnie and Elvin Anderson, of Fitzgerald, Rufus and Lucy Todd, of Waycross, James Carrol Todd, of Bristol, and Eureta Thornton, of Waycross; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, LTC S.L. Eason, two brothers, Bennie Todd and Donnie Todd, and two sisters, Truddie King and Novadean Murray.
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Paulk Funeral Home of Fitzgerald is in charge of arrangements.

Irma Lou Wallace
BLACKSHEAR — Irma Lou “Bunny” Wallace, 75, of Blackshear, passed away Sunday morning (Aug. 30, 2015) at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home

Frances Wilson Meeks
HOBOKEN — Frances “Louise” Wilson Meeks, 42, of Hoboken, died late Friday evening (Aug. 28, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross after an extended illness.
Born in Blackshear, she was the daughter of Jerry Wilson, of Blackshear, and Huba Clare Tanner Griffin, of Hoboken.
She was preceded in death by her step-father, Malcolm Griffin, and one brother, Jerry Gregory Wilson.
She worked as a CNA home nurse before her illness and was of the Christian faith. She loved flowers, animals, yard sales and going to the Big Z.
Survivors include her husband, Donnie Meeks, of Hoboken; one daughter, Emma Huba Mae Meeks, of Hoboken; her father and step-mother, Jerry and Krissy Wilson, of Blackshear; her mother, Huba Clare Tanner Griffin, of Hoboken; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Jeanette Romona Sumler, of Waycross, Jerri Ann and Jerry Martin, of Blackshear; three nephews, Thomas Sumler, Joe Sumler and Jacob Martin; and one niece, Becky Sumler; several other friends and relatives.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Hoboken at 12 p.m. with Pastor Tommy James officiating.
Visitation will be two hours prior to service at the church starting at 10 a.m.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.

Jack Tatum
Jack Tatum, 56, died suddenly Wednesday (Aug. 26, 2015) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.
He was born in Waycross and lived most of his life in Ware County. He was also a member of Swamp Road Baptist Church and formerly employed with Clayton Homes of Waycross.
He was son of the late Cleve Tatum and Burie Griffin. He was preceded in death by four siblings, John C. Tatum Jr., Randy Tatum, Mary Tatum and Marie Tatum.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Tatum. of Blackshear; three sons, Mark Tompkins. of Orlando, Fla., Mitch Tompkins (Amy), of Blackshear, and Matthew Tompkins, of Blackshear; eight grandchildren, Taylor Tompkins, Griffin Tompkins, Layton Tompkins, Garrett Tompkins, Rhyan Tompkins, Miller Tompkins, Mattox Tompkins and Mara Tompkins; his mother, Mildred Carter Griffin; two sisters, Virginia Thomas (Charles), of Waycross, and Hazel Wade (Joe), of Blackshear; a brother, Dewey Griffin (Karen), of Blackshear; a step-brother, Michael Griffin (Dale), of Brantley County; a step-sister, Judy McDonald (Calvin), of Brantley County; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Swamp Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Chancey and the Rev. Joey Chancey officiating. Burial as in Swamp Road Baptist Church Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Stanley Chancey, Grady Dial, Dillon Thomas, Stanley Davis, Damon King, Jeffrey Green and Timmy Corley.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.
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Lawton Harris Sr.
A graveside service for Lawton “Tommy” Harris Sr. took place Saturday morning in High Bluff Cemetery with the Rev. Lonnie Baldwin and the Rev. Hart Peeples officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Sam Melton, Kenneth Harris, Lawton Harris III, Randy Smart Jr., Andrew McCance, Shayne McCance and Terry Harvey.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.

Rev. Fred Morgan
A funeral for the Rev. Fred J. Morgan took place Saturday afternoon at Camp Branch Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Clayton Davis, the Rev. Ricky Knox, the Rev. Billy Adams and the Rev. Mitchell Deems officiating.
Burial was in Camp Branch Church of God of Prophecy Church Cemetery.
Serving as active pallbearers were Carl Lupo, Jeffery Cox, Kevin Bennett, Tony Thomas, David Taft and Randy Smith.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were area ministers.
Arrangements were with Music Funeral Home.