Tiffany Diane Lee
BLACKSHEAR — Tiffany Diane Lee, 21, of Blackshear, died Saturday (Dec. 3, 2016) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.
Born March 28, 1995 in Cape Coral, Fla., she was the daughter of Grady Lee and Kimberly Susan McDowell Lee. She moved to Blackshear around 2005 and attended Pierce County High School.
Preceding her in death were her maternal grandparents, James McDowell and Ronald and Diane Warner.
Survivors include her mother, Kimberly McDowell Lee, of Blackshear; her father and step-mother, Grady and Rose Lee, of Hoboken; sister, Shannon Lee (Dennis), of Blackshear; three brothers, Daniel Lee (wife, Crissy) and Travis Lee (wife, Ciarra), both, of Waycross, and Matthew Rose, of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; paternal grandparents, Bob and Sharon Lee, of Ft. Myers, Fla.; her aunts, Michelle McDowell, of Florida, and ShirleyJoe Holmes (husband, Paul), of Ft. Myers, Fla.; special friends, Virgil Carter and Charity Carter, both of Moultrie; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will take place Thursday evening at 6 o’clock in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

Jesse Stephens
BLACKSHEAR — Jesse Stephens, 63, of Patterson, passed away Sunday morning (Dec. 4, 2016) at the home of a family member after an extended illness.
Born in Waycross, April 28, 1953, he lived in Pierce County all of his life. He attended Patterson schools and was retired from Gilman Building Products.
He was a member of Wards Chapel United Methodist Church. The family would like to give a special thanks to Mayo Clinic Health System, Georgia Physicians South doctors and employees, Dr. Ayulo and staff, and Hospice Satilla.
He was a son of the late Henry Leroy Stephens and Pircillar Daniels Stephens. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jeanette Stephens and Christine Stephens, and four brothers, William Stephens, Buddy Stephens, Eugene Stephens and Walter Stephens.
Survivors include three sisters, Jackie (Nelson) Crews, of Patterson, JoAnn (Carroll “CA”) Brooker, of Blackshear, and Mae Smith, of Vidalia; two brothers, John R. (Faye) Stephens, of Holly Hill, Fla., and Bryant (Maria) Stephens, of Jacksonville, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
Interment will be in the Laura Chapel Cemetery.
There will be no public visitation.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear is in charge of the arrangements.