Moultrie Observer

December 6, 2005

Estelle Hayes Herring




MOULTRIE -- Estelle Hayes Herring, 90, of Moultrie died Tuesday, Oct. 21,

2003, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at Morning Grove Baptist

Church in Norman Park with the Rev. Lester Burks officiating. Burial

will follow in the church cemetery. Her grandsons will serve a

pallbearers.

Born Aug. 2, 1913, in Florida, Mrs. Herring was the daughter of the late

Sonny Hayes and Lela Clark. She was retired from the dietary department

of Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton. She was married to the late Rev.

Wille E. Herring Sr.

She was preceded in death by a son, John L. Herring; a sister, Mattie

Washington; and two brothers, Dottie Hayes and Clarence Hayes.

Survivors include two sons, Willie E. Herring Jr. of Norman Park and

Lewis Herring (Deloise Herring) of Melbourne, Fla.; two daughters,

Willora Hunt of St. Louis, Mo. and Leola Herring of Norman Park; 21

grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren;

three sisters-in-law, Alma Hayes and Louise Herring, both of Moultrie,

and Lois Dixon of Dundee, Fla.; a brother-in-law, Henry Herring (Carsee)

of New York; two aunts, Rebecca Wynn of Moultrie and Katie Blackwell of

Knoxville, Tenn.; and her devoted church members, community, nieces,

nephews, cousins and many friends.

Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Strong Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Willie James Myles

MOULTRIE -- Willie James Myles, 63, of Moultrie died Saturday, Oct. 18,

2003, at his residence.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at Strong Funeral Home

Chapel with Elder Joe Lee Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Strong

Memorial Gardens. Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Born May 25, 1940, in Doerun, Mr. Myles was the son of the late Will and

Lola Rogers. He was a retired business man and was a member of the

Methodist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Marcia Myles.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Myles of Moultrie; three sons,

Rickey Yates, Octravious Roberson and Lenard Kendricks; two daughters,

Margaret Williams and Charlene Williams; brothers, Ernest Rogers and

wife Carolyn and Sam; two sisters, Marie Lowery and husband David and

Rebecca Richardson and husband; and a sister-in-law, Rosalyn Fletcher;

and two grandchild; Tranicus Harris and Kahna Harris.

The family may be contacted at the residence, 608 Oak Circle.

Strong Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Brian Hudson

COLLINS, Miss. -- Brian Hudson, 46, of Collins, Miss., formerly of

Moultrie, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at Colonial Chapel.

Mr. Hudson was a 1974 graduate of Moultrie High School.

Survivors include his parents, Tommie M. and Carolyn Crumly Hudson of

Collins, formerly of Moultrie; a daughter, Regina Hudson Boone, formerly

of Moultrie; and a sister, Lezlie Hudson of Moultrie.

The family may be contacted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Hudson, 70

Lonestar Road, Collins, Miss. 39428.

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Thelma Elese Patterson

MOULTRIE -- Thelma Elese Patterson, 93, of Moultrie died Thursday, Oct.

23, 2003, at her residence.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. today, Oct. 25, at Blakely City

Cemetery with the Rev. Henry Bass officiating.

Born June 30, 1910, in Dale County, Ala.; Mrs. Patterson was the daughter

of the late Olive Sammons Paulk and Diteous Paulk. She was a homemaker

and was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Patterson, and a sister,

Mildred Danner.

Survivors include a son, William H. "Pat" Patterson of Moultrie; two

daughters, Bernell P. Betts of Macon and Helen Clower of Navarre Beach,

Fla.; sisters, Beatrice Peacock of Dothan, Ala., and Annie Sutton of

Umatilla, Fla.; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and

several great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

The family may be contacted at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Patterson,

2012 Magnolia Ave., Moultrie.

Cobb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.



William Clarence Day

MOULTRIE -- William Clarence Day, 82, of Moultrie died Thursday, Oct. 23,

2003, at his residence.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at Cobb Funeral Chapel

with the Rev. Paul Voyles officiating. Burial with military honors will

follow in Cobb-Suncrest Memorial Garden.

Born May 22, 1921, in Angelina County, Texas, Mr. Day was the son of the

late Vina Mae Bingham Day and Ras Day. He retired from the U.S. Army as

Sgt. Major and worked for Wells Fargo for several years. Mr. Day was a

member of East Side Baptist Church and of the VFW and DAV.

He was preceded in death by a son, William C. Day Jr., and a stepson,

Junior Lollar.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline Alexander Day; a son, Gary Gene Day

of Lufkin, Texas; a stepson, Jimmy K. Lollar of Norfolk, Va.; a

stepdaughter, Ann Mercer of Moultrie; a brother, Thomas Earl Day of

Orange, Texas; two sisters, Louise Ricks of Orange, Texas and Evelyn

Jones of Greenville, N.C.; 16 grandchildren; several

great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. tonight at the funeral chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Colquitt County.

The family may be contacted at the home of Wendy and Dale Roberts, 505

Lee Lewis Road, Moultrie.

Cobb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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