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    Ruby Mae Barlow Bynum April 28, 1940 – September 14, 2019

    Funeral services for Ruby Mae Barlow Bynum, 79, of Newton, AL, formally of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Interment will be in Long Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Bynum passed away at her daughter’s home in Newton, AL, on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Jake Sculley, Don Sellers, Sammy John King, Jeremy Hall, Danny Sellers, Dewayne Combee and Robert Chamber. Mrs. Bynum was born on April 28, 1940, in Cairo, GA, to the late L. G. Barlow and Mary Louise Cox Barlow. On April 4, 2000, she married James L. Bynum,…

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    Gianna Cano-Amidei March 13, 1951 – September 9, 2019

    Gianna Cano-Amidei, 68, of Moultrie, GA, passed away at Pruitt Sunrise in Moultrie, GA, on September 9, 2019. No services are planned at this time. Ms. Cano-Amidei was born on March 13, 1951, in Aurora, IL, to Rose Mary Cano Weber, who survives, and the late Edwin Amidei. She was a nurse and of the Catholic faith. Survivors include: sons, Carl Wayne Hughes and Christopher A. Hughes; a daughter, Rose Anna Hughes; eight grandchildren; sisters, Sandra Lea Judd, Gloria Ann Aguirre and Julie Lynn Durran; brothers, Edwin Devore Amidei, Jr., Michael “Mike” Amidei and Robert William Amidei. She was preceded in death by: her father; and a brother, Russell Eugene…

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    Alice Ward Harrison July 9, 1949 – September 10, 2019

    Funeral services for Alice Ward Harrison, 70, of Whigham, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Pastor Glen Scoggin will officiate. Interment will be in Tired Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Whigham, GA. Mrs. Harrison passed away at her home in Whigham, GA on, Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Active pallbearers will be her grandsons. Mrs. Harrison was born on July 9, 1949, in Cairo, GA, to the late Rufus Alexander Ward and Betty Albritton Ward. On August 18, 1992, she married Buck Harrison, who survives. She loved working in her garden and tending her cattle. Alice loved life on…

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    Dwight Hayward Lodge June 17, 1938 – September 9, 2019

    Funeral services for Dwight Hayward Lodge, 81, of Whigham, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Springhill United Methodist Church, Whigham, GA. Rev. Steve Wooten and Rev. David Hibberts will officiate. Military Honors and Masonic Rites will be presented. Services will conclude in the church. Private interment will be in Springhill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Lodge passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Monday, September 9, 2019. Mr. Lodge was born on June 17, 1938, in Whigham, GA, to the late Willie Green Lodge and Ruby Barfield Lodge. He served his country in the United States Air Force. Dwight was a…

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    Rory Donavan Cook April 11, 1972 – September 7, 2019

    Funeral services for Rory Donavan Cook, 47, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at the Cairo Church of God, Cairo, GA. Pastor DeWayne Atkinson, Pastor Gerald Horne and Pastor Avery Hutto will officiate. Mr. Cook passed away in Cleveland, GA, on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Mr. Cook was born on April 11, 1972, in Quincy, FL, to the late Ronnie Herbert Cook and Ann Faircloth Cook, who survives. On September 28, 1991, he married Susan Snowden Cook, who survives. They were married for almost 28 years. Rory was an avid fisherman and gun collector. He enjoyed playing softball on his church team, golfing and shooting…

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    Angela Harthenthler Walden April 27, 1929 – September 7, 2019

    Funeral services for Angela Harthenthler Walden, 90, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Providence Baptist Church, Whigham, GA. Pastor Sam Quick and Bro. Roger Singletary will officiate. Services will conclude at the church. Private interment will be in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Whigham, GA. Mrs. Walden passed away at Grady General Hospital in Cairo, GA, on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Mrs. Walden was born on April 27, 1929, in Salzburg, Austria. On September 6, 1952, she married Albert Bryan “A.B.” Walden, who preceded her in death on October 7, 2018. They were married for 66 years. Angela and her husband, “AB”, traveled the world…

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    John Littleton UlmerMay 19, 1928 – September 5, 2019

    Funeral services for John Littleton Ulmer, 91, of Whigham, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 9, 2019, at Tired Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Whigham, GA. Elder Jon Mizell will officiate. Interment will be in Tired Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Whigham, GA. Mr. Ulmer passed away at his home in Whigham, GA, on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Mr. Ulmer was born on May 19, 1928, in Whigham, GA, to the late Clayton Ulmer and Irene Booth Ulmer. Mr. Ulmer served his country in the United States Army. On May 4, 1956, he married Gail Hancock Ulmer, who survives. He was a farmer, and a member of Tired Creek Primitive…

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    Jessie Walter Roland, Jr. March 22, 1932 – September 3, 2019

    Funeral services for Jessie Walter Roland, Jr., 87, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Providence Baptist Church, Whigham, GA. Rev. Sam Quick will officiate. Services will conclude at the church. Private interment will be in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Whigham, GA. Mr. Roland passed away at his home in Cairo, GA, on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Mr. Roland was born on March 22, 1932, in Cairo, GA, to the late Jessie Walter Roland, Sr. and Fannie Lucille Mashburn Roland. On March 7, 1951, he married Eula Belle High Roland, who preceded him in death on October 14, 2015. Until his retirement he was the…

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    Jane Butler Cliett February 15, 1952 – September 4, 2019

    Funeral services for Martha Jane Butler Cliett, 67, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 6, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Rev. Eddie Wilson will officiate. Services will conclude at the chapel. Private interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Cliett passed away at Camellia Gardens of Life Care in Thomasville, GA, on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Bradley Jones, Kolby Jones, Ace Womble, Matthew Ferguson, Ron Harrison and Darren Moore. Mrs. Cliett was born on February 15, 1952, in Thomasville, GA, to the late John Thomas “J.T.” Butler, Jr. and Dorothy Horton Butler. On July 2, 1983,…

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    Euvene Mathis Brinson December 6, 1933 – September 2, 2019

    Funeral services for Euvene Mathis Brinson, 85, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Rev. Ron McCaskill will officiate. Service will conclude at the chapel. Private interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Brinson passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019, after a strong battle with cancer, and is now back in the arms of her beloved predeceased husband, Alfred Brinson. Our Mom, Euvene, was born on December 6, 1933, to Clyde and Fondern Mathis in Cairo, GA, and grew up there. Shortly after marrying Alfred Brinson, they moved to South Florida where they…

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    James Dale Hardwick August 26, 1963 – August 29, 2019

    James Dale Hardwick, 56, of Albany, GA, passed away at his home in Albany, GA, on Thursday, August 29, 2019. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Mr. Hardwick was born on August 26, 1963, in Cairo, GA, to the late Luther Hardwick and Fay Gainous Rutland Hardwick. On Dec. 9, 2000, he was united in Holy Matrimony to Kathy Conn Hardwick, who survives. He was autobody technician. Survivors include: his wife, Kathy C. Hardwick of Albany, GA; daughters, Sharon E. Rayson (Ken) of Louisville, KY, Janelle Weatherford of Thomasville, GA; sons, Jeffery Weatherford (Erin) of Johnson City, TN, Justin Weatherford of Sebastian, FL; grandchildren, Georgia…

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    Zena Thomas Brown April 28, 1928 – August 29, 2019

    Zena Thomas Brown, 91, of Cairo, GA, passed away at Legacy Village at Plantation Manor in Thomasville, GA, on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Memorial service arrangements will be announced next week. Mrs. Brown was born on April 28, 1928, in Cairo, GA, to the late Mike Thomas and Minnie Lee White Thomas. On April 2, 1950, she married Russell Earl Brown, who preceded her in death on February 10, 1974. She was a homemaker. She worked as a media assistant at Cairo High School with the Grady County Board of Education. Zena was a member of the Cairo First United Methodist Church. Survivors include: daughters, Michelle Brown Rackley (Keith) of…

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    Dorothy Ann Behrens Blaydes July 7, 1929 – August 20, 2019

    Dorothy Ann Behrens Blaydes, 90, passed away in Jacksonville, Florida on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from the effects of a severe stroke she suffered recently. Mrs. Blaydes was born on July 7, 1929 in East St. Louis, Illinois, to the late Edward and Catherine Behrens. After graduating high school, she worked for Riggs Bank, known as the Bank of Presidents in Washington, D.C. That is where she was working when she met her love, Tom Blaydes, and quickly started her family who she focused on for the rest of her lifetime. Fondly known as “Dottie” by friends and “Nana” by her family, she was quite the “player” in her youth,…

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    Claudia Irene Brinson July 28, 1917 – August 25, 2019

    Funeral services for Claudia Irene Brinson, 102, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Providence Baptist Church, Whigham, GA. Rev. Sam Quick and Rev. Douglas Halstead will officiate. Services will conclude at the church. Private interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Brinson passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Mrs. Brinson was born on July 28, 1917, in Whigham, GA, to the late Benjamin Franklin Walden, Sr. and Della Lee Thomas Walden. She was married to John Daniel Brinson, who preceded her in death in 1981. She worked as a store clerk with Sunnyland Packing…

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    Charles O’Neal Baggett March 1, 1941 – August 24, 2019

    Funeral services for Charles O’Neal Baggett, 78, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 30, 2019, at Pine Hill Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Eli Hendricks and Rev. Charles Coleman will officiate. Services will conclude in the church. Private interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Baggett passed away at Baptist Medical Center South in Prattville, AL, on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Trey Hall, Benton Brothers, Matthew Davis, Slade Baggett, Storm Clark and Kennison Clark. Honorary pallbearer will be Brian Miller. Mr. Baggett was born on March 1, 1941, in Cairo, GA, to the late Charlie F. Baggett and Annie Lee…

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    Robert Kyle French March 10, 1968 – August 24, 2019

    Funeral services for Robert Kyle French, 51, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Bold Springs United Methodist Church, 861 Drew Road, Cairo, GA. Rev. Jim Weaver will officiate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. French passed away at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital in Atlanta, GA, on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Josh Clark, Dale Harrison, John Whitfield, Marcus Brinkley Doug Lovett, Clint Norton and Chad Johnson. Mr. French was born on March 10, 1968, in Cairo, GA, to George Robert French and Carolyn Bass French, who survive. He was employed with United Parcel Service. Kyle was an avid outdoorsman…

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    Cathy Maudine Mortola April 20, 1958 – August 24, 2019

    Cathy Maudine Mortola, 61, of Cairo, GA, passed away at her home in Cairo, GA, on Saturday, August 24, 2019. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Mrs. Mortola was born on April 20, 1958, in Winder, GA, to the late Sylvanius Edward Lee and Geneva Teeter Lee. She was a homemaker and of the Christian faith. Survivors include: the love of her life, George Mortola of Tampa, FL; daughters, Crystal Cooper (Buddy) of Ochlocknee, GA, Tanya Pearce (Ricky) of Cairo, GA, Michelle Mortola of Tampa, FL; son, David Hardwick, Jr. (Lisa) of Cairo, GA; grandchildren, Levi Cooper, Cathy Smallwood, Kayla Hardwick, Cassie Hardwick, Brittany Hardwick,…

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    Dr. Iwan D. Teare July 24, 1931 – August 22, 2019

    Funeral services for Dr. Iwan D. Teare, 88, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Cairo, GA. President Charlie Butler will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Dr. Teare passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Gary Boynton, Rob Boynton, Tyler Boynton, Abe Hall and Brody Teare. Dr. Teare was born on July 24, 1931, in Moscow, ID, to the late Mylrea Teare and Crystal Atkinson Teare. He was married for over 60 years to Claudia Joy Teare, who preceded him in…

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    Eric Todd Horton December 13, 1973 – August 22, 2019

    Funeral services for Eric Todd Horton, 45, of Whigham, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, August 25, 2019, at Pine Level Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Stacy Williamson and Rev. Jim Weaver will officiate. Interment will be in Pine Level Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Horton passed away at his home in Whigham, GA, on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Jay Sellars, Caylor Outz, Curtis Lashley, David Lashley, Rodney VanLandingham and Weldon Whigham. Mr. Horton was born on December 13, 1973, in Tallahassee, FL, to the late Henry J. Horton, Jr. and Betty Sue Nixon Horton. On August 28, 2008, he married Mary Faircloth Horton, who survives. He…

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    Edward Ray Hester January 30, 1981 – August 15, 2019

    Memorial services for Edward Ray Hester, 38, of Cairo, GA, will be hosted by the family at 12:00 p.m., Noon, Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Our Father’s House, 165 Midway Road, Cairo, GA. Rev. Ricky Pearson will officiate. Services will conclude at the church. Mr. Hester passed away at his home in Grady County, GA, on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Mr. Hester was born on January 30, 1981, in Cairo, GA, to Rayford Hester and Judy Deal Hester. He was a stonemason in the construction industry. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: his father, Rayford Hester (Nancy) of Cairo, GA; sister, Samantha Parker (Jesus) of Cairo, GA; brothers,…

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    Albert Kinard Browning July 31, 1930 – August 20, 2019

    Funeral services for Albert Kinard Browning, 89, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Rev. Steve Singletary will officiate. Military Honors will be presented at the Chapel. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Browning passed away at Bainbridge Health and Rehab in Bainbridge, GA, on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Mr. Browning was born on July 31, 1930, in Vidalia, GA, to the late B. F. Browning and Irene Sellars Browning. He served his county in the United States Army. In 1961, he married Ruby Royals Browning, who survives. He was truck driver and…

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    Thomas Eugene “Tommy” Hester September 4, 1945 – August 16, 2019

    Thomas Eugene “Tommy” Hester, 73, of Cairo, GA, passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Friday, August 16, 2019. The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Sunday, August 18, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The family will have a private interment in Capel Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Hester was born on September 4, 1945 in Cairo, GA, to the late J. B. Hester and Olene Cassels Hester. He was married to Constance Miller Hester, who preceded him in death. He was executive regional manager for Big Star Groceries in Jacksonville. Later he was a plumber and electrician. He was a member of…

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    William Berrian “Billy” Davis April 1, 1941 – August 13, 2019

    Funeral services for William Berrian “Billy” Davis, 78, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 16, 2019, at Pine Park Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Steve Wooten will officiate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Davis passed away at his home in Grady County, GA, on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Mickey Davis, Jeremy Davis, Bert Stoddard, Travis Bryant, Gus Bryant, Mike Everson and Michael Fincher. Honorary pallbearers will be Reese Johnson, Russ Singletary, Kenneth Butler, Randy Holton, Jerry Buffington, Bob Hutchinson, Jimmy Moore, Charlie Norton, Elzie Jones, Mike Jones, Laverne Whigham, Logan Lewis, Ronald Sellers and Members of the Breakfast Club.…

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    Miriam Krain May 14, 1932 – August 10, 2019

    Miriam Krain, 87, of Cairo, GA, passed away at her daughter’s home in Grady, GA, on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Her remains will be interred with those of her husband, George Krain, during private services at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, Mims, FL. Miriam was born on May 14, 1932, in Bickley, GA, to the late Willie Courson and Daisy Brown Courson. On December 25, 1979, she married George Krain, who preceded her in death on April 13, 2017. She was a retired manager with BellSouth Telecommunications Company. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by: her children, Donna Davis of Thomasville, GA, Denise Simpson, Janice Ringo (George), Timmy…

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    Evelyn Chason Nelson January 18, 1934 – August 8, 2019

    Funeral services for Evelyn Chason Nelson, 85, are at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, GA. Rev. Bob Jernigan, of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Blackshear, will officiate. Services will conclude at the chapel. Private interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Nelson passed away following an extended illness at her daughter’s home in Blackshear, GA, on Thursday morning, August 8, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Wade Nelson, Brandon Lee, Jeff Williams, Mike Thomas, Gary Nelson, Scott Nelson and Matthew Day. Mrs. Nelson was born in Whigham, GA, and lived in Calvary, GA, for most of her life. She…

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    Tommy Earl Bennett September 11, 1936 – August 4, 2019

    Funeral services for Tommy Earl Bennett, 82, of Whigham, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 9, 2019, at Whigham Baptist Church, Whigham, GA. Rev. Allen Hartsfield will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Whigham, GA. Mr. Bennett passed away at his home in Whigham, GA, on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Mr. Bennett was born on September 11, 1936, in Millwood, GA, to the late James Wesley Bennett and Rebecca Eleanor Lee Bennett. He served his country in the United States Air Force for 26 years. On September 11, 1954, he married Lois McBroom Bennett, who survives. They were married for 64 years. He was a radio communications technician.…

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    Betty Joyce Brown August 30, 1935 – August 4, 2019

    Funeral services for Betty Joyce Brown, 83, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the First Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Chris Allen and Pastor Johnny H. Moore will officiate. Services will conclude at the church. Private interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Brown passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Mrs. Brown was born on August 30, 1935, in Leslie, GA, to the late Artist Clayton Snider, Sr. and Vivian Gertrude Deese Snider. She was a teacher, landscape designer and installer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cairo. Survivors…

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    Abigail Larios Giron August 1, 2019

    Graveside memorial services for Abigail Larios Giron, infant girl, of Cairo, GA, will be hosted by the family at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2019, in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1301 11th Ave. NW, Cairo, GA. Abigail passed away at Grady General Hospital in Cairo, GA, on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Surviving are her parents, Mauricio Larios and Anna Giron of Cairo, GA. The post Abigail Larios Giron <br> August 1, 2019 appeared first on Clark Funeral Home.

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    Dennis Blanton Walker April 20, 1950 – August 5, 2019

    Funeral services for Dennis Blanton Walker, 69, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the First Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Chris Allen and Dr. Joe Allen will officiate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Walker passed away at his home in Cairo, GA, on Monday, August 5, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Walker, Steve Walker, Earl Jeter, Neil Johnson, Wes Whitfield and John Huggins. Honorary pallbearers will be the Baracca Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church, Gideons, DeWayne Gainous, Pervis Hester and Howard Thrower. Mr. Walker was born on April 20, 1950, in Cairo, GA, to the late…

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    Arthur Robert “Bobby” Collins October 12, 1942 – July 27, 2019

    Memorial services for Arthur Robert “Bobby” Collins, 76, of Cairo, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Pastor Travis Harrison will officiate. Military Honors will be presented. Services will conclude at the chapel. Private interment will be in the Maxwell-Collins Family Cemetery. Mr. Collins passed away at Camellia Gardens of Life Care in Thomasville, GA, on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Mr. Collins was born on October 12, 1942, in Cairo, GA, to the late Arthur Braxton Collins and Clara Ellen Ferrell Ward. He served his country in the United States Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller. He worked…

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    Mary Harvey Ward January 25, 1929 – July 29, 2019

    Funeral services for Mary Harvey Ward, 90, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the First Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Ron McCaskill and Rev. Chris Allen will officiate. Services will conclude at the church. Private interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Ward passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Monday, July 29, 2019. Mrs. Ward was born on January 25, 1929, in Buena Vista, GA, to the late Jack Earl Harvey, Sr. and Christine Harris Harvey. She was married to Henley Irving Ward, who preceded her in death on July 4, 2016. They were married for 67…

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    Roger Gainous, Sr. February 28, 1932 – July 28, 2019

    Funeral services for Roger Gainous, Sr., 87, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. Rev. Jim Weaver will officiate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Gainous passed away at Grady General Hospital, Cairo , GA, on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Active pallbearers will be Garrett Gainous, Johnson Gainous, Lee Gainous, Jeremy Gainous, Glen Hester and Brandon Brock. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ashley Register, Neil Hester, Jimmy Beasley, Mike Beasley, Robert Beasley, Marcus Beasley, Marty Drew and Willard Powe. Mr. Gainous was born on February 28, 1932, in Cairo, GA, to the late Alex…

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    Roger Carroll Murphy January 18, 1940 – July 28, 2019

    Funeral services for Roger Carroll Murphy, 79, of Thomasville, GA, are at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Christy Bandy will officiate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Murphy passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Mr. Murphy was born on January 18, 1940, in Cairo, GA, to the late Chester Murphy and Irene Fain Murphy. He served his country in the United States National Guard. On December 29, 1990, he married Janet Gainey Murphy, who survives. He retired as an engineer with the Georgia Department of Transportation. He was of…

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    Kenneth Murray “Ken” Gilliard January 25, 1942 – July 26, 2019

    Memorial services for Kenneth Murray “Ken” Gilliard, 77, of Pelham, GA, are at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Pelham, GA. Mr. Gilliard passed away at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, FL, on Friday, July 26, 2019. Mr. Gilliard was born on January 25, 1942, in Cairo, GA, to the late Marion B. Gilliard and Thelma Tilley Gilliard. He served his country in the United States Army and Army National Guard. He was a farmer and fertilizer salesman. He attended Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include: his sons, Rob Gilliard (Kris) of Pelham, GA, Stacy Gilliard of New Town, ND, Chip Gilliard (Rebecca)…

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    James Morris Anderson November 21, 1951 – July 23, 2019

    Funeral services for James Morris Anderson, 67, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2019, at Pine Level Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Stan Godwin, Rev. Jim Weaver and Clayton Hudson will officiate. Services will conclude at the church. Private interment will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Anderson passed away at his home in Cairo, GA, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Mr. Anderson was born on November 21, 1951, in Cairo, GA, to the late James Edgar Anderson and Alene Hopkins Anderson, who survives. On Nov. 24, 2007, he married Ilene Smith Anderson, who survives. He was owner and operator of Anderson…

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    Terry Dewayne Pearson October 2, 1963 – July 21, 2019

    Memorial services for Terry Dewayne Pearson, 55, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at First Assembly of God, Cairo, GA. Rev. Travis Harrison will officiate. Mr. Pearson passed away at his home in Cairo, GA, on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Mr. Pearson was born on October 2, 1963, in Cairo, GA, to the late Kenneth Lee Pearson and Alice Faye Montgomery Pearson. He worked at the Cairo Flea Market. Survivors include: son, Blake Pearson of Cairo, GA; sister, Davette Rathel of Cairo, GA; special friend, Tammy Martinez Cook of Tallahassee, FL; niece, Allison Montgomery (Dre) of Pelham, GA; nephews, Caleb Johns, Jacob Johns, both of…

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    Carol Atkinson Horton September 1, 1929 – July 18, 2019

    Funeral services for Carol Atkinson Horton, 89, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Pine Level Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Steve Wooten will officiate. Interment will be in Pine Level Baptist Church Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Horton passed away at Legacy Village at Plantation Manor in Thomasville, GA, on Thursday, July 18, 2019. Active pallbearers will be her grandsons. Mrs. Horton was born on September 1, 1929, in Cairo, GA, to the late Jim Atkinson and Bessie Pauline Peacock Atkinson. On September 15, 1949, she married Leavy Horton, who preceded her in death on April 6, 2006. She retired from the W. B. Roddenbery…

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    Robert Lee “Bobby” Jones April 5, 1942 – July 17, 2019

    Funeral Services for Robert Lee “Bobby” Jones, 77, of Whigham, GA, are at 2:30 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2019, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA. The family will receive friends after the service at the Chapel. Private burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Whigham, GA. Bobby passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The family would like to thank the many kind people from Kindred Home Health & Hospice who helped care for him and us during our times of need. He was born on April 5, 1942, in Lucedale, MS, to the late R.J. and Florence Jones. On…

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    Rell Trolinger Bearden May 30, 1929 – July 16, 2019

    Memorial services for Rell Trolinger Bearden, 90, of Cairo, GA, are at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 19, 2019, at the First Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Chris Allen will officiate. Services will conclude in the church. Private interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mr. Bearden passed away at his home in Cairo, GA, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Mr. Bearden was born on May 30, 1929, in Shelbyville, TN, to the late Crawford “CB” Bearden and Mary Trolinger Bearden. On Dec. 25, 1965, he married Shirley Gibson Bearden, who survives. Rell retired from the Cairo Fire Department and Cairo Baptist Church. He loved Braves Baseball, the Cairo Syrupmakers…