Roy Edward Guy Sr.
Roy Edward “Ed” Guy Sr., 88, of Blackshear, passed away Thursday (Feb. 5, 2015) at Satilla Care Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.

William Hugh Park Sr.
William Hugh Park Sr., 92, of West Green, passed away Wednesday (Feb. 4, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross.
He was born Sept. 24, 1922, in Washington County, to the late Willie Morris and Carrie Cochran Park. He was a World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient.
As a faithful member of West Green Baptist Church, he was known for his love for the Lord and his enjoyment of Sunday School and family night suppers.
He retired after 30 years of service as a soil conservation engineer, and the remainder of his years he spent doing what he loved — farming. He will be remembered for his skill to cultivate a garden that produced an abundance of delicious produce and his generosity to share the bountiful crop with others.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Thalia June (Rowell) Park, two brothers, Allen Park and Willie Park.
Survivors include two sons, Tony Park, of Tallahassee, Fla., and Bill Park (Melissa), of Tifton; two daughters, Margaret Fairley (Jim), of Blackshear, Amy Moye (Scott), of Waycross; nine grandchildren, Michael Park (Sara Beth), of Quincy, Fla., Darron Moncus, of Byron, David Moncus, of Tallahassee, Fla., Phillip Park (Stacy), of Acworth, Jason Park (Sierra), of Eastman, Jonathan Fairley, of Savannah, Meg Wood (Will), of Hazlehurst, Mallory and Molly Moye, of Waycross; five great-grandchildren, Will Park and Maggie Park, of Acworth, Katy Carnicle (George), of Jacksonville, Fla., Trey and Maddie Moncus, of Byron; one great-great-grandchild, Jasper Carnicle, of Jacksonville, Fla.; four sisters, Lila Fletcher, of Douglas, Ila Austin (S.G.), Of Denton, Louise Holton, of Lake Wales, Fla., and Chloe Courson, of West Green; three sisters-in-law, Audrey Smith, of Douglas, Elaine Rowell, of Jacksonville, Fla., Juawan Park, of Douglas; numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at West Green Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at the church, prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to West Green Baptist Church, 20848 U.S. Highway 221 N., West Green, Ga. 31567 or Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Arrangements are with Sims Funeral Home of Douglas.

Jean Young Hancock
Jean Carolyn Young Hancock, 64, died Tuesday (Feb. 3, 2015) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross following a brief illness.
She was from Manor and attended Zenith Baptist Church. She was a former employee for the State of Georgia and she was passionate about helping take care of others as part of her job.
She was a daughter of Alice Young and the late James Leon “J.L.” Young of Manor.
She is survived by her husband, James “Rusty” Hancock, of Manor; three daughters, Debbie Zapata (husband, Gil), of Lawton, Okla., Becky Purvis (husband, Jason), of Douglas, and Sarah Hancock, of Douglas; a son, Jacob Hancock (wife, Carrie), of Fleming Island, Fla.; six grandchildren, Gabriela, Branden and Victoria Zapata, Gaven and Addyson Purvis, and Levi Hancock; her mother, Alice Young, of Manor; three sisters, Barbara Darsey, of Manor, Mary Ann Hampton, of Waycross, and Sandra Morgan, of Manor; two brothers, Jimmy Young, of Waycross, and Robert Young, of Waycross; and numerous family members and loved ones.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Zenith Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Zenith Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends this evening at the church from 5 until 7 o’clock.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Johnsie Peavy Couch
Johnsie Peavy Couch, of Newnan, known for her spirit and her charm, passed away during the early morning hours of Wednesday (Feb. 4, 2015) a few months short of her 93rd birthday.
She was born in Manchester, finished high school in Milledgeville and attended the University of Georgia. She was employed with the Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta during the 1940s and with Barnett Bank in Jacksonville, Fla., in the ’70s, and she was an avid bridge player for most of her life.
As a devoted wife and mother who treasured loyalty and friendships above all else, she always made a warm and happy home for her family throughout many different career transfers and living situations.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Jack H. Couch Sr., and her daughter-in-law, Anne Park Couch.
She is survived by her son, Jack H. Couch Jr., of Greenville, Ga.; her daughter, Susan Carson, of Johns Creek; grandchildren, Joshua Couch (Kate), of Costa Mesa, Calif., Jason Couch (Candace), of Bishop, Ga., Justin Couch (Brewton), of Providence, R.I., Valerie Carson, of Norcross, and Alex Carson (Lindsay), of Wolfville, Nova Scotia; great-grandchildren, Karis and Emily Couch, Costa Mesa, Calif., Hudson and Campbell Anne Couch, of Bishop, Cassandra Couch, of Providence, R.I.; and Quinn and Scarlett Carson, of Wolfville, Nova Scotia; a nephew, Tom Adams (Sue), of Luthersville, Ga.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Haiti Child Sponsorship, 400 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Suite 5-285, Suwanee, Ga. 30024.
Condolences may be expressed online at
The funeral is today at 3 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Pastor Jayme Sickert officiating.
Burial will follow at Luthersville Cemetery.
The visitation is from 1 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home.
Arrangements are with McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. 30263 (770) 253-4580.

Edward M. Dubberly Jr.
Edward Miles Dubberly Jr., 66, died Thursday morning (Feb. 5, 2015) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross after a brief illness.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross. He retired from CSX Railroad as a machinist and was a member of Lulaton Baptist Church.
He was the son of the late Edward Miles Dubberly Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Murray Dubberly, of Waycross; three daughters, Stephanie Jacobs, of Waycross, Stacie Saylor (husband, Steven), of Hamilton, and Jodie Andrews (Justin), of LaGrange; two step-sons, James Ashley Inman Jr., of Brantley County, and Joseph Matthew Inman (wife, Heather), of Loudon, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, Bridget Boan, Hannah Jacobs, Dylan Saylor, Bailey, Isaac, Gavin and Curtis Andrews; three great-grandchildren, Brayden and Benley Grace James, and Ryker Mixon; four step-grandchildren, Gracie, Joseph, Ruthie and Ellie Inman; his mother, Helen Dubberly, of Waycross; two brothers, Ron Dubberly (wife, Susan), of Boone, N.C., and Gary Dubberly, of Suwannee, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Charles Jerome Scott
Charles Jerome Scott, 66, died Friday morning (Feb. 6, 2015) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross following an extended illness.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.