Leslie Nolan McLaine
Leslie Nolan McLaine, 77, passed away Thursday (Jan. 24, 2019) at the Langdale Hospice House, Valdosta, following an extended illness.
He was born Sept. 7, 1941, in Homerville, to the late James Louie McLaine and Eva Doris Griffis McLaine. He graduated from Clinch County High School, where he was awarded most valuable player in basketball.
He joined the U.S. Air Force after graduation and was stationed in Texas, California and Pakistan. After serving his country he returned home to work in various positions until he met his wife of 54 years and started a reforestation business.
When he retired from that he opened Westside Auto and Truck Parts. In the meantime he loved to travel and loved the Rocky Mountains and western states. He and his wife built a cabin in Silverton, Colo., and opened the “Old Hundred Mine Tour” and would go out in the summer to open it for tourists.
He was a member of New Pine Grove Church, past member of the Lions Club, Shriners and coached recreation league football when he was younger.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Stiles and Cecil Ann Steedley, and two brothers, J.L. McLaine and Bobby McLaine.
Survivors are his wife, Brenda Burnett McLaine, Homerville; one daughter and son-in-law, Alison and Dr. Shannon Smith, Homerville; one son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Wendy McLaine, Homerville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy and Martha McLaine and Kenton and June McLaine, all of Homerville; one half-brother and sister-in-law, Ricky and Pam Whittington, Waynesville; six grandchildren, Grace McLaine, Rebecca McLaine, Tanner McLaine, Kendell Smith, Julia Smith and Ike Smith; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Pine Grove Church.
Interment will be in the New Pine Grove Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105, or New Pine Grove Church, % Margaret Lee, 7167 Jim Mixon Road, Manor, Ga. 31550.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Sympathy maybe expressed by signing the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Miranda Leath Leake
Miranda Leath Leake, 59, resident of Prattville, Ala., passed away Monday (Jan. 28, 2019).
She was preceded in death by her parents, David C. Jernigan and Helen “Dodie” Jernigan.
Survivors include her loving husband, Sonny Perrin; her daughter, Mistie Blue Cummings (Stuart); two sons, Randall Leake (Brianna), Casey Leake (Stephanie); step-daughter, Whitney Cantrell (Corey); 10 grandchildren, Madison Cummings, Tiger Cummings, Austin Leake, Marlana Leake, David Leake, Shala Silcox, Destyni Steadman, Isabella Leake, Tanner Cantrell, Kena Cantrell; one great-grandchild, Nevaeh Cummings; and numerous extended family members and friends.
A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Kettle Creek Cemetery in Waycross with the Rev. David Merck officiating.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Theraldine W. Yeomans
BRISTOL — Theraldine “Dollie” Walker Yeomans, 78, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 29, 2019) at her residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.
Adrian Luke Arnold
A funeral for Adrian Luke Arnold was held Tuesday morning at Swamp Road Baptist Church with Brother Joey Chancey and the Rev. Gary Crawford officiating.
Burial followed in Swamp Road Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Justin Boland, Chris Cox, Corey Jones, Johnathan Jones, Brooks Smith and Lee Tatum.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.