Rev. Silas B. Aldridge
The Rev. Silas Bernard Aldridge, 85, of Dowling Park, Fla., passed away Wednesday evening (May 27, 2015) at the Good Samaritan Center in Dowling Park following a lengthy illness.
He pastored churches in Jasper, Fla., Brunswick, Gadsden, Ala., Wilmington, N.C., Live Oak, Fla., Clearwater, Fla., Kissimmee, Fla. and Waycross. He was highly respected by his parishioners and colleagues in ministry.
He and his wife Mary Lou had been married and inseparable for 65 years.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Lewis and Harold, and sister-in-law, Marlene.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Aldridge, Dowling Park, Fla.; one daughter, Debra (Matthew) Phillips, Rock Hill, S.C.; one son, Ron (Deb) Aldridge, Ft. Mill, S.C.;  three brothers, Carl Aldridge, Waycross, Gilbert (Carol) Aldridge, Waycross, and Henry (Ann) Aldridge, Waycross; one sister, Carolyn Hutchison, Waycross; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
All friends and family are invited to a celebration of his life Saturday at 3 p.m. at New Hope Advent Christian Church, 558 Miles Still Road, Waycross.
The service will be casual, “come as you are.”
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made “In Memory of Silas B. Aldridge” to the Good Samaritan Center, Camellia Court, P.O. Box 4305, Dowling Park, Fla. 32064.
As per his wishes, final memorialization will be by cremation.
Arrangements are with Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., 932 N. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, Fla.

Evelyn B. Booth
Evelyn Boatright Booth, 86, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Tuesday morning (June 9, 2015) at the Community Hospice Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Fla.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Miles-Odum Funeral Home.

Lula L. Williams
Lula L. Williams, 94, departed this life Tuesday (June 9, 2015) afternoon in Houston Medical Center, Warner Robins, after an illness.
The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1110 Pittman St.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fluker Funeral Home.

Edward Copeland Jr.
Edward Copeland Jr., 79, died Sunday (June 7, 2015) at his home following an extended illness with his family at his bedside.
Friends are being received at 609 Quarterman St.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Welch and Brinkley Mortuary.

Dorothy B. Roundtree
HOMERVILLE — Dorothy Bell Boatright Roundtree, 73, passed away Monday (June 8, 2015) at her residence, surrounded by loving family, following a short illness.
She was born May 29, 1942 in Homerville to the late Chesley Boatright and Carrie Mae Beverly Boatright. She was a charter member of Harvest Time Church of God and was retired from B-way.
Survivors are her husband, John B. “J.B.” Roundtree, Homerville; four sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin Findley, Homerville, Wayne and Tammy Roundtree, Pearson, Wesley and Caroline Roundtree, Homerville, Kenny Roundtree, Waycross; one daughter and son-in-law, Tiffiney and Jerel Anderson, Pearson; eight grandchildren, John Wayne Roundtree II, Heather and Devin Long, Mitchell and Taylor Roundtree, Ben and Elizabeth Johnston, Brock Roundtree, Lee Anderson, Autumn Anderson and Annie and Dustin Bagley; two great-grandchildren, Camben Roundtree and Aleigha Johnston; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Harvest Time Church of God.
Interment will be in the Shiloh Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening from 6 until 8 o’clock at the funeral home.
The body will be carried to the church one hour prior to the service.
Sympathy may be expressed at
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Talmadge Altman
A graveside service for Talmadge Altman was held Tuesday morning at Kettle Creek Cemetery with Tal Altman officiating.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary E. Wildes
A graveside funeral for Mary Elizabeth Wildes was held Tuesday morning at Greenlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Eddie Morrison officiating.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Charlie Daniel Smith
A funeral for Charlie Daniel Smith was held Tuesday afternoon at Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Derwin Griffin officiating.
Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Mobley, Charles Summerlin, Jimmy Harris, Stanley Harris, Roy Swain and Ray Swain.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.