Coach Dale Williams
Coach Dale Williams, 79, of Waycross, died Wednesday afternoon at the Hospice House of Hospice Satilla after an extended illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Miles-Odum Funeral Home.

Rev. Claud P. Goble
The Rev. Claud Parnell Goble, Sr., 89, died Wednesday afternoon (March 6, 2019) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Full obituary to follow.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Doley Colleen Bennett
Doley Colleen Bennett, 80, passed away Wednesday morning (March 6, 2019) at her residence in Millwood.
A native of Millwood, she was born Nov. 15, 1938 to the late Williford Leon Bennett and Inez Sweat Bennett. She married Ferrell Elias Bennett in 1958, and they returned to Ware County in 1975 after he retired from the United States Air Force.
Once in Waycross, she began working at Satilla Regional Medical Center as director of volunteer services and retired after 30 years. She was instrumental in awarding nursing scholarships through the auxiliary program.
She started the medical alert Life Line program and the tree lighting ceremony to benefit Hospice House Satilla. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Willifay Bennett Witt and Cleo Juanell Bennett Johns, and one brother, Williford Autry Bennett.
Survivors include include her husband of 60 years, Ferrell Elias Bennett; two daughters, Janet Marie Bennett, and Ellen Bennett Pittman (Cecil); two grandsons, Eric Dewayne Pittman (Brooke) and Justin Derick Pittman (Chelsea); three great-grandchildren, Layla Elizabeth Pittman, Aiden Dewayne Pittman and Marshall Bear Pittman; three sisters, Winnifred Slatten (Richard) of McMinnville, Tenn., Vivian Bennett, of Brunswick, and Beverly Spikes (late Carlie), of Nicholls; two brothers, Roger Bennett (Janice), of Millwood, and Calvin Bennett (Doris), of Waycross; and numerous nieces, nephews and a large extended family.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Burial will follow in Little Utah Cemetery in Axson.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 o’clock at Music Funeral Home.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Audrey Faye King
Audrey Faye King, 67, died early Wednesday morning (March 6, 2019) at Memorial Satilla Health following a brief illness.
She was a native of Waycross and lived for the past 19 years in the Telmore Community. She was preceded in death by her mother Betty Lucas Youmans, her step-father Lonnie Youmans, her twin sister Vivian Kaye Pittman, and a grandson Austin Garvis Smith.
She was a 1970 graduate of Waycross High School and graduated as a registered nurse from Okefenokee Technical College.
She was a former seamstress with the cap factory, a fromer employee of Rubin Brothers Footwear and clerk with the BP Convenience Store on State Street.
She was a member of Waresboro Baptist Church. She was very active in all areas of church work including church pianist and Soloist.
Survivors include her husband of 19 years, Randy King, of Telmore; two sons, Anthony Smith (wife, Angelina), of Destin, Fla. and Chuck Smith (wife, Jalynn), of Dixie Union; a step-daughter Shannon King, of Millwood; nine grandchildren, William Carter, Devin Smith (wife, Imelda), Leye Roy Carter (wife, Emily), Brook Peterson, Victoria Lynn Revels, Tamara Torres, Fernanda Torres, Trinity King and Austin King; a brother, Guy Walker (wife, Lorene), of New Mexico, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the family to help with expenses.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Hephzibah Cemetery near Dixie Union.
Members of the Waresboro Baptist Church are asked to gather at the chapel at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the home of Chuck and Jalynn Smith, 654 Twyman Smith Road in Dixie Union and from 6 until 8 Friday evening at Music Funeral Home.
Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Buffie Latrell Guyton Ellis
Buffie Latrell Guyton Ellis, 48, of Gainesville, Fla., passed away Wednesday (Feb. 27, 2019), at the North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, Fla.
Born in Blackshear, May 21, 1970, she lived in Pierce County most of her life before moving to Gainesville 12 years ago. She was a 1989 graduate of Pierce County High School where she enjoyed playing basketball for the Bears.
After attending high school she attended Okefenokee Technical College where she received a degree in child development. For more than 20 years she was a pre-school teacher. Her love of children enabled her to help raise many of her nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her hobbies were singing, bowling, going shopping, attending gospel concerts and visiting with her family. She attended the Church of God By Faith, in Gainesville, Fla., where Elder Jeremiah Lee is the pastor. She will be remembered as a loving wife, auntie, niece and peacemaker, who was always helping others.
She was the daughter of the late Margaret Dell Primus and Cornelius Guyton. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dewey and Louise Primus and by her aunt, Pastor Bettye Carr.
Left to cherish her loving memories are her husband of 28 years, Henry Lee Ellis, Gainesville, Fla.; two sisters, Yolanda (Jerome) Sankey and Tammy King, both of Atlanta; a brother, Evans (Dee Dee) Primus, Albany; special nieces and nephews that she was like a mother to, Carmen Primus, Baltimore, Md., Lapanja (Joe) James, Tampa, Fla., Sharia Primus, Valdosta, Keauna Smith and Jaleen Smith, both of Atlanta, and Ronald Smith Jr., Albany; uncles, Roswell (Roberta) King, Baxley, and Superintendent Roy (Dr. Katherine) Primus, Atlanta, Timothy (Phillis) Primus, Bishop Willie Carr, Blackshear; aunts, Minister Lula Roberson, Minister Ella (Bishop A.J.) Myles and Shirley Chatters; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 505 Ware St., Blackshear.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Temple Holiness Church, 209 Burroughs St., Blackshear. Elder Jeremiah Lee of the Church of God by Faith in Gainesville, Fla., will deliver words of comfort.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at
Rainge Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

Gene Toole Jr.
A funeral for Lannie Eugene “Gene” Toole Jr. was held Wednesday afternoon at Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Vickers and Phil Lairsey officiating.
Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mike Bradley, Brandon Padgett, Trenton Padgett, Keith Taft and Steven Burke.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

“Tommy” Jacobs Jr.
NAHUNTA — Horace Thomas “Tommy” Jacobs Jr., 76, of Nahunta, passed away Tuesday morning (March 5, 2019) at Harborview Nursing Home in Blackshear after an extended illness.
Born in Hickox, he was the son of Horace Thomas Jacobs Sr. and Margaret Lorraine Hendrix Jacobs.
He was a farmer and a member of Hickox Baptist Church. He was a former employee for the county commission, a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Shriners. He loved all things outdoors, hunting, fishing, skiing, horseback riding, riding the golf cart and going to the river.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Jacobs, of Nahunta; his son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Cheryl Jacobs, of Waycross; four grandchildren and their spouses, Bridget and Dustin Boan, Hannah Jacobs, Cassie and Steven Howard, and Ethan Jacobs; five great-grandchildren, Annalyn Boan, Brayden James, Benley James, Ryker Mixon and Cadence Howard; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Dottie Jacobs, of Hickox; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Sandra and John Shockley, of Madison, and Dale Halligan, of Hickox; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Friday from 10 until 11 a.m. at Hickox Baptist Church.
A funeral will be held Friday morning at 11 at Hickox Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Wainright officiating.
Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brent Jacobs, Tony Jacobs, Ethan Jacobs, Dustin Boan, Hunter Strickland and Alan Strickland.
Family and pallbearers are asked to meet at the church Friday by 10:30 a.m.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at