Moultrie Observer


April 16, 2007

Obituaries for April 17

Millie Toole Cothern

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Millie Toole Cothern, 81, of Asheville, N.C. died Saturday, April 14, 2007 at John Keever Hospice Solace in Asheville, N.C.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 18 at Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Horton officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery in Valdosta with the Rev John Akers officiating.

Born June 5, 1926 in Jacksonville, Fla., she was the daughter of the late James Henry and Jamie May Toole. She was a retired restaurant manager, most recently employed in food services at Willie J. Williams Middle School. She had been an active member of the Church of God in Moultrie.

She was preceded in death by her husband Lemuel Ezekiel “Zeke” Cothern; one brother and four sisters.

Survivors include son, Zeke Cothern and wife Donna Goodson Cothern; daughters, Sylvia Najem and Wanda Register both of Asheville, N.C.; and granddaughters, Jenny Cothern of Moultrie and Matrosa Najem of Houston, Texas.

Visitation will be today, April 17 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Perry Davis Jr.

MOULTRIE — John Perry Davis Jr., 81, of Moultrie died Saturday April 14, 2007, at Heritage House Nursing Home in Valdosta.

Graveside rites will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at Long Bridge Cemetery in Berrien County.

Born Feb. 21, 1926, in Hillsborough County, Fla., Mr. Davis was the son of the late John P. Davis Sr. and the late Matilda Ray Bennett Davis Perry. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and was a self employed auto mechanic. He was of the Mormon faith.

Survivors include his brother, Bill Davis of Jacksonville, Fla.; a niece, Evelyn O’Kelly of Moultrie; a host of other nieces and nephews; and special friends Roger and Christy Brady and family of Doerun.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to noon today at the funeral home.

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