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March 8, 2012

Dudley Eugene ‘Gene’ Stanfill

MOULTRIE — Dudley Eugene ‘Gene’ Stanfill, 84, of Moultrie, died Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Willson Hospice House in Albany, Ga.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, March 10, at Reedy Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Croft officiating. Burial will follow in Reedy Creek Cemetery with David McMahon, Jerry Tessereau, Jackie Stanfill, Roscoe Fleetwood, Mike Simmons and Steve Stanfill serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Whittle, Clyde Waters and Jerry Roland.

Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Colquitt County, he was the son of the late Joseph Gordon Stanfill and Ollie Bass Stanfill. He was a farmer and a member of Reedy Creek Baptist Church where he was a deacon.

He was preceded in death by brothers, James, John, Paul, Robert and Joseph Stanfill; and sisters, Grace Roland and Ollie Mae Johnson.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Juanita Jeanette Horton Stanfill of Moultrie; son, Donnie Stanfill and wife Connie of Camilla, Ga.; daughter, Faye Stanfill Taylor of Orange Park, Fla.; brother, O. J. Stanfill of Moultrie; sisters, Carrie Dean, of Moultrie, Annette Meads of Norman Park, and Annie Euell Mashburn of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren, Jennifer Stanfill and Jessica Stanfill McMahon, both of Camilla, Ga., and Crystal Taylor of Pensacola, Fla.; great-grandchildren, David McMahon and Aidan McMahon.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.,  today, March 9, at the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Baker Funeral Home.

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