Doris R. Lott
A celebration of life service for Doris R. Lott, 84, of Waycross, will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 417 Wilkerson St., with the church pastor, the Rev. Walter Scott Jr., offering words of comfort.
Public visitation will be held Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Fluker Funeral Home, 985 Ossie Davis Parkway.
The body will lie in repose Tuesday at the church from noon to the hour of service.
Interment will be in Hazzard Hill Cemetery.
She departed this life Thursday evening (Nov. 12, 2015) at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Diane R. and Dr. Delacy Sanford, in Brunswick, after an illness.
The daughter of Lora (Buddy) Ryals and Maggie Wooten Ryals, she  was native of Wheeler County but grew up in Brunswick. She received her formal education from the Brunswick Public School system. She lived in Waycross most of her life where she was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
She was married to the late Roy Lott Sr. and was also preceded in death by her parents, Lora and Maggie Wooten Ryals.
She accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was a longtime member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the usher board. She was employed with Gold Kist Pecan Factory for more than 40 years and retired as a floor foreman. She loved spending tie with her family and friends, and traveling.
Survivors include her children, Diane R. Sanford (Dr. Delacy), of Brunswick; Roy Lott Jr. (Jean), Troy Lott (Karen), both of Waycross; and Jeannie Borden (Roy), of Alexandria, Va.; grandchildren, Driscoll, Ambre, Sean, Candis, Ezra, Trudy, Brandon, Zeric, Brittany, Curtis and Christian; sisters, Estelle Lattany, Lora Davis, Pearl Hart, Elnora Banks, Lorene Dobson and Priscilla Austell; 11 great-grandchildren; her best friend, Caldonia Bird; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Arrangements are with Fluker Funeral Home.

Walter ‘Bo’ Batten
HICKOX — Walter “Bo” Melton Batten, 91, of Hickox, died Thursday morning (Nov. 19, 2015) at Bayview Nursing Home in Nahunta after an extended illness.
Born in Blackshear, he was the son of Walter Rupert and Alma Herrin Batten. He was also preceded in death by his three sisters, Pauline Chandler, Betty Griffis and Loree Manahan.
He served in the United States Army and was a member of Riverside Chapel Baptist Church. He farmed most of his life and loved fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Lillian Herrin Batten, of Hickox; two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Virginia Batten, of Yulee, Fla., and Danny and Karen Batten, of Hickox; four grandchildren and their spouses, Shane Batten (Jill) and Lisa Chavers (Jay), all of Fernandina Beach, Fla., Daniel McQuittey Batten (Mandy), of Hickox, and Caity McDaniel (Frankie), of Hahira; six great-grandchildren, Cole Chavers, Emilie Batten, Brynna Batten, Gabe Batten, Tate Batten and Judson McDaniel; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held this evening from 5 until 7 o’clock at Riverside Chapel Baptist Church.
The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Riverside Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Wainright officiating.
Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery in Hickox.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Batten, Shane Batten, Frankie McDaniel, Jay Chavers, Cole Chavers and Joe Herrin.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Helen ‘Linda’ Lee
JESUP — Helen “Linda” Crews Lee, 71, of Jesup, died early Friday morning (Nov. 20, 2015) at her residence after an extended illness.
Born in Nahunta, she was the daughter of J.D. Crews and Hattie Idell Hickox Herrin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Conner Lee, two sisters, Beatrice Crews and Norma Kay O’Berry, and a step-brother, Jimmy Herrin.
She was a retired Senior Case Worker for Brantley County Department of Family and Children Services and a member of Hickox Baptist Church. She also had a gift of being a very hospitable person who loved caring and catering to others. She also enjoyed crocheting, needle crafting, baking cakes and reading.
Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law, Dewayne and Sheryl Herrin, of Jesup; three step-brothers and sisters-in-law, E.B. and Emily Herrin, of Kingsland, Don and Mary Herrin and J.R. and Shirley Herrin, all of Hickox; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Janice and the Rev. Robert Huling, of Folkston, Barbara “Bobbie” Johnson, Carolyn Edgy and Ivalee and Lamar Thrift, all of Hickox; her cherished friends, Don and Martha Renshaw and family and Faye Todd and family; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock at Hickox Baptist Church with Dr. W. Derrell Rentz and Dr. Brad Ellington officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Sunday afternoon.
Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery in Hickox.
Pallbearers will be Derrick Herrin, Dallas Herrin, Arnold O’Berry, Craig Renshaw, David Todd, Ronnie Crews and Joey Steedley.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Ready Sunday School Class of Screven First Baptist Church.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Rev. Ronald Tremonte
The Rev. Ronald John Tremonte, 67, entered into eternity with our Lord and savior Monday (Nov. 9, 2015) at his residence.
He was born in Hartford, Conn., Jan. 20, 1948, to the late Frank Tremonte and Jane Mary D’Efemia. He resided in Waycross for the last 10 years.
He was ordained in the minister under the United Assembly of Jesus Christ and retired as pastor for the House of Christ Fullness Church. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 27 years, Nancy Irene French, and a brother, James F. Tremonte.
Survivors include two daughters, Sonya Jane Tremonte Barrett (Alan), of Waycross, and Rebecca Jean Courson (Corey), of Blackshear; six grandchildren, Racheal Lanjaninejad (Amir), of Waycross, Erica Tremonte, Blackshear, Talon Courson, of Blackshear, Mallory Cook, of Waycross, Courtney Courson, of Blackshear, Caleb Courson, of Blackshear; five great-grandchildren, Corland, Noah, Chloe, Kali and Ethan; a dear friend, Betty Owens.
He will be remembered and missed by many.
The service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Rainge Memorial Funeral Home.
The family will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m.
Pastor Terrance Waters, of Victory Drive Church of God, will officiate the service.
Burial will follow in the Waters Cemetery in Blackshear.
Rainge Memorial Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Alfred Lee Smith Jr.
HOMERVILLE — Alfred Lee “Buck” Smith Jr., 75, passed away Thursday (Nov. 19, 2015) at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.
He was born Oct. 16, 1940, in Homerville to the late Alfred Lee Smith Sr. and Essie Mae Green Smith. He was a self-employed truck driver and mechanic and was a member of the New Pine Grove Southern Congregational Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Darleen Robinson, and three brothers, Sylvester Smith, C.J. Smith and Arthur Smith.
Survivors are his wife of 44 years, Mary G. Smith, of Homerville; one daughter, Monica Smith; five sisters, Betty (Edsile) Harris, of Callahan, Fla., Eddie Roberson, of Valdosta, Annie Holling, of Macclenny, Fla., Retha (Edsel) Orphie, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Laverne (Moses) Murkey, of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Ebony Robinson, Loretta Robinson, Bernard Robinson Jr. and Josh Robinson Jr., two great-grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Roundtree Funeral Home.
Interment will be in the Holmes Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be conveyed at the online registry at
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Tommie Williamson
BLACKSHEAR — The funeral for Tommie Williamson, 92, was held Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.
Officiating were Elder Jerry Knowlton and Tony Batten.
Interment was in the Blackshear Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Marine Corp.
Active pallbearers were Terry Strickland, Jack Prescott, Terry Harris, Butch Carter, James Williamson and Donald Whitley.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.