Moultrie Observer


March 23, 2006

Obituaries for March 24

Leroy Hunt

MOULTRIE — Leroy Hunt, 83, of Pavo, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at Magnolia South Nursing Homes.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at Evergreen Baptist Church in Pavo with the Rev. Ernest Scott officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Church Cemetery. Friends will serve as pallbearers.

Born Nov. 22, 1922 in Alapaha, Ga., he was the son of the late Henry and Eula Ealum Hunt. He was a veteran of W.W.II serving in the United States Navy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Wheeler Hunt; three brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include one daughter, Myrtis Lavern Walker and husband Bennie of Brentwood, Tenn.; five brothers, Tommie Hunt and wife Maggie, Clyde Hunt and wife Sarah and Artie Hunt and wife Rachel, all of Moultrie, Danny Marvin Hunt and wife Pearlie Ann of Pavo and Irvin Hunt and wife Betty of St. Louis, Mo.; one grandchild, Amber Walker; two great-grandchildren, Jagis and Jade Walker both of Brentwood, Tenn.; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Luke Strong and Son Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

John Frank Davis

ALBANY — John Frank Davis, 75, of Albany died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James “Shot” Sellers officiating. Interment will follow at Sardis Cemetery.

Born Feb. 22, 1931, in Colquitt County, Mr. Davis was the son of the late Bertie Mae Coleman Davis and the late Frank Davis. He was retired as an administrative assistant and driver with C&H; Buslines and was of the Freewill Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Reva Thompson Davis; a brother, Roy Davis; and a sister, Marie Walden.

Survivors include a daughter, Harriett Davis Smith of Albany; a brother, Louis Davis and wife Connie of Moultrie; a grandson, John Kevin Smith and wife Erica of Dallas, Ga.; two great-grandchildren, Presley Smith and Bryce Davis Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

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