Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002



Robert Frank Plant

MOULTRIE -- Robert Frank Plant, 74, of Moultrie died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at his residence.

Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at Pinecrest Memory Gardens with Dr. Hugh Ward officiating.

Born Dec. 17, 1927, in Columbus, Mr. Plant was the son of the late Goldie Lavender Plant and Luther Sergent Plant. He worked in retail advertising and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where he had served as a Deacon and an Elder. Mr. Plant attended Jordon Vocational High School in Columbus and the University of Georgia before serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Germany.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, S. Denton Plant.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Raines Plant of Moultrie; sons, Peter Gery Plant of Cumming and Robert Frank Plant Jr. of Moultrie; a daughter, Sandra Lisa Tanner of Richmond Hill; a brother, Harry Jackson Plant of Bent Tree; sisters, Kathryn S. Plant Phillips and Ellen Plant both of Columbus; and eight grandchildren.

Cobb Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.



Doyle Macon (Willie) Williams Jr.

MOULTRIE -- Doyle Macon (Willie) Williams Jr., 80, of Moultrie died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at his residence.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home with the Rev. Cecil Felts officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery.

Born Sept. 3, 1922, in Allen County, Ohio, Mr. Williams was the son of the late Georgia King Williams and Doyle Macon Williams Sr. He died at home on Sunday of an apparent heart attack. Raised in Helena, Ark., in 1942 he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps, received pilot training and spent the rest of World War II primarily as a recon pilot in P-38s. He spent several years after the war in the newly formed U.S. Air Force as a jet pilot. While in the Pacific Command, he was part of a flight team that set a world speed and endurance record. Just before his marriage in 1954, he also flew Stearman biplane as a crop duster. He then spent many years as plant production manager for Redfern Sausage Company in Atlanta. He retired from Redfern and moved to Moultrie in the 1990s. He was well respected for his attention given to his wife, Martha, who had multiple sclerosis for many years. He had a great sense of humor. He will be missed.

Survivors include several nephews, Earle Blanton of Moultrie, John Worsham and Bill Worsham, both of Haleburg, Ala., Richard Worsham of Niceville, Fla. and Al Wamble of Williamston, S.C.

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

Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Lillie Nadine Watson

MOULTRIE -- Lillie Nadine Watson, 87, of Moultrie died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Archbold Medical Center.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 12, at Temple Baptist Church with the Revs. Maurice Fain and Terry Webb officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dennis Conners, R. Corley Watson III, Colin Clarkson, Robert Rowe, Sonny Murphy and Sam Watson.

Born Jan. 27, 1915, in Colquitt County, Mrs. Watson was the daughter of the late Mabel C. Norman and Lawrence G. Norman. She was a homemaker and a member of Temple Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Ralph C. Watson Sr.; a sister, Sue Rogers; and a brother Phillip Norman.

Survivors include two sons, Ralph C. Watson Jr. and wife Mary Ruth of Jackson and Norman O. Watson and wife Vicky of Moultrie; three sisters, Grace Atkins of Warner Robins, Francis Parrish of Dublin and Ruth Powell of New Orleans, La.; six grandchildren, Leonora Clarkson, R. Corley Watson III, Sam and Lea Anne Watson, Christie Watson, and Dennis Conners; and a great-grandchild, C.J. Clarkson.

Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Aubrey Lee Smith

RAINBOW CITY, Ala. -- Aubrey Lee Smith, 50, of Rainbow City, Ala. died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at Village Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. P.W. Mitchell officiating. Bu





rial was in Clayton Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Jackson Smith.

Survivors include his mother, Gladys Smith of Moultrie; a daughter, Debra Holton of Norman Park; brothers, MacArthur Smith of Albertville, Ala., Elvie Jr. Smith of Brasleton, Eugene Smith of Moultrie, DeLane Smith of Moultrie, William Smith of Leesburg, and Jerome Roberts of Moultrie; sisters, Louise Cooper of Cairo and Wynette Willis of Thomasville; and grandchildren, Jeanie Holton and Zachary Holton.

Village Chapel Funeral Home of Gadsden, Ala. was in charge of arrangements.

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