Moultrie Observer

April 12, 2006

Obituaries for April 13

Rebecca Anne Watson Fambro

MOULTRIE — Rebecca Anne Watson Fambro, 55, of Woodman Road in Moultrie, died Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 14, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with burial at Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens. The Rev. David Benton will officiate. Casketbearers will be John Watson, Shane Mims, Chad Mims, Brad Mims, Chris Watson, David Fambro and Craig Fambro.

Mrs. Fambro was born Sept. 7, 1950, in Brooks County. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Ray Fambro of Moultrie; her mother, Frances Pate Watson of Moultrie; her father, Jessie Edward Watson of Byron; one son, Charles Brian Fambro of Moultrie; two daughters, Shelly Fambro of Moultrie and Melina Anne Fambro of Lizella; one brother, Thomas E. Watson and wife Cathy of Moultrie; one sister, Sandy Apperson and husband Steve of Moultrie; and seven grandchildren, Hannah Fambro, Emily Fambro, Joshua Fambro, McKenea Wade, Summer Fambro, Abby Fambro and Macie Fambro.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today, April 13, at Cobb Funeral Chapel. The family may be contacted at 1381 Woodman Road, Moultrie.

Memorials may be made to Children’s Miracle Network or Jerry’s Kids.

Cobb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Virginia Johns Adams

NORMAN PARK — Virginia Johns Adams, 87, of Norman Park died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 14, at Deep Bottom Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Voyles officiating, assisted by the Rev. Shane Ashley.

Born Aug. 29, 1918, in Tift County, Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Jerome H. Johns and the late Stella Harrell Johns. She was a homemaker and a member of Norman Park Methodist Church. She was a member of the Colquitt County Homemaker Council and the United Methodist Women of Norman Park Church, and she served as a volunteer for 30 years at the Norman Park voting polls.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene G. Adams Jr.; and a brother, Jerome Johns Jr.

Survivors include a son, Gary Adams and wife Ann of Norman Park; a daughter, Kathryn Adams Lowe and husband Clarence of Norman Park; two grandchildren, Andrea Lowe Slocumb and husband Jerry of Hartsfield and James Eugene Lowe of Norman Park; and a great-grandchild, William Shane Slocumb of Hartsfield.

Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

The family may be contacted at 257 Bryant St. in Norman Park.

Baker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Linnie Webb Bragg

MOULTRIE — Linnie Webb Bragg, 95, of Moultrie died Sunday, April 9, 2006, at Sunset Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at Grant Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev. Florence Bankston officiating, assisted by the Rev. John Boatwright. Interment will follow at Strong Memorial Garden. Friends of the family will serve as pallbearers.

Born in Moultrie, Ms. Bragg was the daughter of the late Homer Webb and the late Penny Webb. She was a school crossing guard and a member of Grant Chapel AME Church.

Survivors include two godsons, Michael J. Harper and wife Bernice of Hinesville and Willard Harper of Moultrie; two goddaughters, Edna Bennett of Moultrie and Mildred Lee Walker and husband Elbert of Cairo; nine grand-godchildren, Laderis A. Harger and wife Shannon, Kadavius Harger, Janeekis Harper, Katrina Thomas, Bridget Harrison, Ryna Harrison, Ricky Harrison, Jermaine Walker and Teffany Walker; her church family (Grant Chapel AME Church); and other relatives and friends.

The body will lie in state at the funeral home one hour before the funeral service.

Strong Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Elliott “Big Stone” Reeves

MOULTRIE — Charles Elliott “Big Stone” Reeves, 33, of Moultrie died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at Live Oak Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Clinton Clark Jr. officiating, assisted by the Rev. Michael Hill Jr. Burial will follow at St. James Pallbearers Cemetery No. 2. Walkeith Williams, Shawn Maddox, Tony Daniels, Billy Howard Jr., Trevino Martin, Robert Aldridge, Anthony Johnson, Derrick Howard, Floyd Collins Jr. and Cedric Dowdell will serve as pallbearers.

Born March 9, 1973, in Fulton County, Mr. Reeves was the son of John Henry Dowdell and Charlene Reeves.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lovette and Louise Reeves; his paternal grandparents, John Dowdell and Elizabeth Dowdell; and an uncle, Harold Reeves.

Survivors include his wife, Tomeka Reeves of Moultrie; his father, John Henry Dowdell of Atlanta; his mother, Charlene Reeves of Doerun; two stepsons, Tradarrius King and Tydriquez Davis, both of Moultrie; two aunts, Cynthia Lambright of Moultrie and Pricilla Adams and husband Craig of Valdosta; three uncles, Donald Reeves and wife Liza of Moultrie, James Eddie Reeves and wife Elva of Columbia, S.C., and Willie L. Reeves of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a father-in-law, Anthony Manning of Moultrie; a mother-in-law, Gail Manning of Moultrie; grandparents-in-law, Billy and Elizabeth Harris of Moultrie; a brother-in-law, Bobby Hanes of Moultrie; a sister-in-law, Tiffany Williams of Moultrie; two great-uncles, David Irvin of Moultrie and Eugene Irvin of Atlanta; two great-aunts, Eudora Hill of Doerun and Jeanette Bender of Moultrie; five cousins, Asia M. Reeves, Tenay Reeves, Terence Johnson, Donald Reeves Jr. and Danan Perry; two special friends, Sam Collins and Stephanie Lowe, both of Moultrie; and a host of other cousins and friends.

Luke Strong and Son Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Ella Sinclair

MOULTRIE — Ella Sinclair, 70, of Moultrie died Wednesday, April 12, 2006, at John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Luke Strong and Son Mortuary.

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