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M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Inc.

“Your Community’s Leading Funeral Directors

CURRENT OBITUARIES

  • MR. RICHARD DUNN SWINT, Tennille, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 21, 2015 at his residence. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Camp Spring Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia. Body will lie in state from 11:00 A.M. until hour of the funeral. Rev. Darrell Mitchell, Officiant. Interment will be held in Camp Spring Church Cemetery. Mr. Swint is survived by a daughter: Ms. Margaret McKinney, Boston, MASS, son: Mr. Durrell Swint, Tampa, Florida; brothers: Mr. Willie Dunn, Sandersville, Georgia, Mr. Tommie Dunn, Harrison, Georgia, Mr. Clarence Dunn, Miami, Florida, Mr. Arthur Dunn, Mr. Walter Dunn, Tampa, Florida, Mr. Charles Dunn, Macon, Georgia, Mr. William Dunn, Gainesville, Georgia; three sisters: Mrs. Rosa Betha, Waycross, Georgia, Mrs. Corne Bonner, Macon, Georgia, Mrs. Catherine Parker, Milledgeville, Georgia, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • MRS. MAMIE WATTS, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Washington County Regional Medical Center, Sandersville, Georgia. Funeral Services will be announced later. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

RECENT OBITUARIES

  • WILLIAM CHEELY, SR., Tennille, Georgia passed away on August 12, 2015 at his residence. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at New Light Christian Fellowship, Warthen, Georgia with Rev. Louise Neal, Officiating. Interment will be held in Sandy Grove Church Cemetery, Mitchell, Georgia. Mr. Cheely is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Sheryl (Arthur) Folsom, Tennille, Georgia, Mrs. Beverly (Robert) Hawkins, Hawkinsville, Georgia; two sons: Mr. William (Shanla) Cheely, Sandersville, Georgia, Mr. Walter (Alicia) Cheely, Sandersville, Georgia; three sisters: Mrs. Annie Hayes, Watauga, Texas, Mrs. Annette Cumming, Rochester, New York, Mrs. Lucille Hirt, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; two brothers: Mr. Robert Cheely, Macon, Georgia, Mr. Willie A. Cheely, Augusta, Georgia, twelve grandchildren, six great grandchildren, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  •  MRS. ANNIE MARY BRIDGES, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015 at a local nursing home. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, Sandersville, Georgia with Brother Greg Pough, Officiating. Interment will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. The body will Lie in state from 11:00 AM until hour of service.  Mrs. Bridges is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends, Mr. Eddie and Brenda Miller, Sandersville, Georgia. M. C Smith Funeral Home in charge.  
 
  • MRS. GERALDINE PARADISE DUNN, Sandersville, Georgia passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. from the St. James Christian Fellowship, Tennille, Georgia with Rev. Darrell Mitchell, officiating. Interment will be held in the Camp Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia. The body will lie in state from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of the funeral. She is survived by four sons: Mr. Terry Lee Dunn, Mr. Tommy L. Dunn, Mr. C.W. (Doris) Dunn, Mr. John W. Dunn, Sandersville, Georgia; six daughters: Ms. Mary Dunn, Mrs. Corene (Joseph) Paris, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Darlene Collins, Statesboro, Georgia, Ms. Pamela Dunn, Athens, Georgia, Ms. Valerie Mountain, Sandersville, Georgia, Mrs. Patricia (Stacy) Smith, Sandersville, Georgia. two sisters: Mrs. Helen Randolph, New Jersey, Mrs. Betty McCaskell, Bunnell, Florida. Devoted Aunt: Mrs. Gladine Hooks, Tennille, Georgia; devoted friend: Mrs. Lula Miller, Sandersville, Georgia. 13 Grandchildren, 14 Great-Grandchildren, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral home in charge. 
 
  • MRS. LILLIE L. JORDAN, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the Heritage Inn Nursing Home, Sandersville, Georgia. Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Healing Temple Ministries, 407 Carver Street, Sandersville, Georgia with interment in the Bold Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia. The body will lie in state from 10:00 AM until the hour of the service. She is survived by one son: Mr. Gary Jordan, Sandersville, GA; four daughters: Mrs. Brenda (Harry) Cullens, Ms. Catherine Jordan, Ms. Mary Will Jordan, Ms. Polly Jordan, Sandersville, GA; seven sisters: Mrs. Idella R. Ford, Ms. Virginia Renfroe, Ms. Bernice Renfroe, Ms. Janice Renfroe, Gordon, GA, Mrs. Virgiree Allen, Mrs. Vadean France, Detroit, MI, Mrs. Terrie Ann (Ed) Whipple, Toomsboro, GA; seven brothers: Mt. Tommie Renfroe, Jr., Mr. Morris (Nancy) Renfroe, Macon, GA, Mr. Hill Renfroe, Mr. Randolph Renfroe, Mr. Billy Renfroe, Gordon, GA, Mr. Willie L. Renfroe, Atlanta, GA, Mr. Freddie (Zena) Renfroe, Milledgeville, GA; several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral home in charge.
  • MR. BERNARD JACKSON, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the local Hospital. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Holly Spring Baptist Church, Warthen, Georgia with Rev. Ronald Brawner, officiating. Interment will be held in church cemetery. Mr. Jackson is survived by his children: Ms. Quinterika Jackson, Tennille, Georgia, Mr. Octavious Jackson, Okinawa, Japan, god son, Mr. Jerry Smith, Sandersville, Georgia; grandson, Jaxon Marion, Tennille, Georgia; mother, Mrs. Sylvia Jackson, Warthen, Georgia;  three sisters: Ms. Mattie Jackson, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Lena Jackson, Warthen, Georgia, Mrs. Kathleen (Arthur) Wilcher, Wrens, Georgia; two brothers: Mr. Jessie Jackson, III, Mr. Marion Neal, Warthen, Georgia, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

     

  • MR. WILLIAM FRANKLIN STERNKINS, SR., Decatur, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in Decatur, Georgia. Funeral Services were  held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Holly Spring Baptist Church, Warthen, Georgia. Interment was held in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. He is survived a wife, Mrs. Barbara Sterkins, Decatur, Georgia; two sons: Mr. William F. Sterkins, Jr., Conyers, GA, Mr. Michael (Hellinae) Sterkins, Decatur, GA, one granddaughter, Ms. Sydney Sterkins, Stockbridge, GA; two brothers: Mr. J.P. Pleas, Jr., Sandersville, Georgia, Mr. Johnny (Sylvia) Pleas, Atlanta, GA; three aunts: Mrs. Emma Andrews, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Mary (J.L.)  Andrews, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Elizabeth Andrews, Atlanta, GA; three uncles: Mr. James Andrews, Sr., Atlanta, GA, Mr. Willie Trawick, Atlanta, GA, Mr. Willie (Annie) Robinson, Sandersville, GA; two devoted cousins: Mrs. Arlene Costello and Mrs. Muzelte Jones, Atlanta, GA, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.MR. TRAVIS ANTONIO BARNES, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Funeral services were held on Wednesday morning, July 22, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Robert Owens, Sr. officiating, Interment will be in the church cemetery. He survived by his mother, Ms. Brenda Barnes, Sandersville, GA; two sisters, Ms. Myesha Barnes, Pensacola, FL, Ms. Brittany Barnes, Sandersville, GA; grandmother, Mrs. Willie Jewel Barnes, Sandersville, Georgia; grandfather, Mr. Willie Fred Barnes, Sandersville, Georgia; three aunts: Louise (Ray) Yorker, Mrs. Susie Haynes, Ms. Bernice Barnes, Sandersville, Georgia; two uncles: Mr. Albert (Annette) Barnes, Riverdale, Georgia, Mr. J.W. (Lora) Barnes, Tennille, Georgia, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MR. ROBIN JACKSON, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the local hospital. Funeral Services were held on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 1:00 PM from St. Paul A.M.E Church, Sandersville, Georgia. Interment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia.   Mr. Jackson is survived his daughter, Aysia Omega Jackson; son, Robin Carl Jackson, II, step son, Otis “Peewee” Braddy, III; step daughter, Shabree Keyonna Maze; mother, Mrs. Patricia McClendon Harris; brother, Mr. Grady Jackson, Jr.; mother-in-law, Ms. Mary Armstrong; three sisters-in-law: Ms. Dorothy Lyman, Ms. Janice Evans, Ms. Pheobe Davis; brother-in law, Mr. Erick Lyman; aunts, Ms. Elva Grimes, Cambria Heights, NY, Josephine Powell, Fayetteville, NC, Ms. Sarah Anderson, Bronx, NY, Ms. Joann Haynes, Mrs. Cathy Blocker, and Mrs. Trina Latimore, Sandersville, GA; uncles: Mr. Jeremiah McClendon, Cambria Heights, NY, Mr. Bernard McClendon, Riverhead, NY, Mr. Frank Simmons, Sandersville, Georgia; adopted grandmother, Mrs. Josephine Simmons; cousins, Ms. Michelle Abraham, Ms. Tonya Knight, Ms. Desiree Martin, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MR. JOHN LEE DIXON, Harrison, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 in Louisville, Georgia. Funeral Services were held at Scott Chapel Baptist Church on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Bernard Young officiating. He is survived by three daughters: Ms. LaQuana Lunsford, Ms. Detria Lunsford, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Johnisha Dixon, Jacksonville, Florida; two sons: Mr. Kenneth (Gloria) Bryant, Conyers, Georgia, Mr. Johnny Lunsford, Jacksonville, Florida; sister: Mrs. Addie L. Dixon, Daytona, Florida; brother: Mr. Willie Dixon, Tennille, Georgia, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MRS. SHARON ELAINE JACKSON, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in Maryland. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, July 21st from Shalom Temple Church of God In Christ   at 2:00 P.M. with Prophet Larry Young officiating. Interment was in the Harrison Cemetery. Mrs. Jackson is survived by two sons: Mr. Jonathan (Lisa) Linder, Hagerstown, Maryland, Mr. Christopher Cumming, Frederick, Maryland; father: Mr. Johnnie B. Linder, Sicklerville, New Jersey, granddaughter: Khaliyah Cummings, Hagerstown, Maryland; four sisters: Mrs. Jackie Middlebrooks, Tennille, GA,, Mrs. Shaunette King, Dublin, GA, Ms. Melesia King, Sandersville, GA, Ms. Nichol Frazier, Sicklerville, NJ, one brother: Mr. Jerald King, Tennille, GA; maternal grandmother: Mrs. Gladys Walden, Macon, GA; host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.   M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • ELDER ROY HALL, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at his residence. Funeral Services were held on Friday, July 17, 2015 from the Deliverance Center of Jesus Christ, Sandersville, Georgia. Interment was held in the Harrison Cemetery, Harrison, Georgia. He is survived by a devoted friend, Mrs. Lisa Miles-Hall, Sandersville, GA; two daughters: Mr. Rhonda Hall, Mrs. Regina Powell, Tennille, GA; one son: Mr. Royce Hall, Tennille, GA; one son-in-law: Mr. Kendrick Powell, Tennille, GA; one daughter-in-law: Mrs. Karen Hall; Tennille, GA one sister: Ms. Lydia Hall, Harrison, GA; two brothers: Mr. Willie James (Bessie) Hall, Harrison, GA, Mr. Willie Albert Hall, Bartow, GA; nine grandchildren, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge. MR. WALTER GRANT, Sandersville, Georgia passed away at an Augusta Hospital. Funeral services will be announced later. He is survived by his mother: Mrs. Mary Alice Grant, Sandersville, GA; one daughter: Mrs. Brenda Fuller, Sandersville, GA; two sons: Mr. Brian Harris, Tennille, GA, Mr. Jeffery Dixon, Harrison, GA; one brother: Mr. Ronnie Grant, Sandersville, GA; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
   
  • MR. MORRIS JAMES, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at a Sparta nursing home. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Union Hill Baptist Church, Tennille, Georgia at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Tracey Wheeler, Officiating. Interment will be held at the Church Cemetery.  He is survived by a companion, Ms. Ella Pearl Hilson, Sandersville, GA; three daughters: Mrs. Suzetta (Norvel) Meyera, Hephzibah, GA, Ms. Tracye Jordan, Sandersville, GA, Ms. Partricia Cullens, Milledgeville, GA; two sons: Mr. Antonio (Laquita) James, Milledgeville, GA, Mr. Stacy (Cristi) James, Buford, GA; two sisters: Mrs. Jessie Mae James, Chicago, IL, Ms. Hattie Mae Harris, Warren, OH; three brothers: Mr. Alex James, Mr. Horace James, Mr. Albert James, Tennille, GA, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MRS. GLORIA  DARRISAW McMILLER,  300 East  Church St., Apt. 15, Tennille departed this life on  Tuesday, June 23, 2015.  Funeral services were held on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Tennille Grove  Baptist Church, Tennille, GA with Rev. Jerry Walden officiating.  Interment will be in the Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Tennille, Georgia. Mrs. McMiller is survived by a daughter: Mrs. Cheryl Cofield, Dublin, GA; five sisters:  Ms. Gladys Darrisaw, Tennille, GA, Mrs. Sharon Reeves, Chesterfield, VA, Mrs. Virginia Humphrey, Belle Glade, FL, Mrs. Joyce Reese,, Jamicia, NY, Mrs. Shirley Haynes, Sandersville, GA;  five brothers:  Mr.  George Darrisaw, Tennille, GA,Mr. Carlos Darrisaw, Louisville, GA, Mr. Benjamin Darrisaw, Atlanta, GA, Mr. Elmer Darrisaw, Warner Robins, GA, Mr. Donald Tucker, Reno, NV; several other relatives  and friends.  M.  C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

 

  • MR. HERMAN DAVIS, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015 at a  local nursing home. Funeral Services were held on Thursday, July 25, 2015 at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. Calvin Hatcher, Officiating. Interment was held in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia . He is survived by a son, Mr. Herman Davis, Jr., Macon, Georgia; daughter, Mrs. Patricia Bell, Sandersville, Georgia; three sisters: Mrs. Velma Adam, Hampton, Virginia, Mrs. Evelyn Robinson, Lithonia,  Georgia, Mrs. Grace E. Davis, Sandersville, Georgia, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.  
  • MR. MALIK GLASGOW,  Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Friday, June 12, 2015 at a local hospital. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Word of Life Church 1214 South Harris Street, Sandersville, Georgia. Interment will be held at Union Hill Church Cemetery, Tennille, Georgia. He is survived by his mother, Ms. Darlene Mathis, Sandersville, Georgia; father, Mr. Edward Glasgow, Suffolk, Virginia; brother, Mr. Hassan Glasgow, Sandersville, Georgia; daughter, Malyja Glasgow, Sandersville, Georgia, serveral other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 

 

  •  MRS.  SARAH M. ADAMS,  Sandersville, Georgia passed on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at a local nursing home. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Deepstep, Georgia. Interment will be held in church cemetery. She is survived by a daughter, Ms. Joann Watts, Sandersville, Georgia;  four sisters: Ms. Betty Poole, Ms. Corene Veal, Ms. Marion E. Watts, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Lillie M. Cato, Milledgeville, Georgia, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MR. CHARLIE PINKSTON, Warthen, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at his residence. Funeral Services were held on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Saint Paul C.M.E. Church, Sparta, Georgia. Interment will be held at church cemetery. He is survived by  two sons: Mr. Marvin Hall, Warthen, Georgia, Mr. Willie Albert Cheely, Hepzibah, Georgia; sister, Ms. Pauline Haynes, Warthen, Georgia, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

 

  • MR. GARY JAMES, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Funeral Services were held on Monday, June 8, 2015 at Henderson Grove A.M.E. Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Reverend Henry L. Tanner, officiating. Interment was held in the church cemetery. Mr. James leave to cherish his memories a son, Mr. Derrick Lee James, Sandersville, Georgia; his mother, Mrs. Louise Robinson, Sandersville, Georgia; one brother, Mr. Daren James, Warner    Robins, Georgia; five sisters:  Mrs. Sheila  (Leroy) Andrews, Jr., Mrs. Polly (Ronald) Harris, Ms. Elizabeth White, Mrs. Arnita (Emanuel) Wiley, Sandersville, Georgia, Mrs. Cachina (Keven) Hammler, Augusta, Georgia;  uncles:  Mr. Willie Robinson, Jr., Mr. Bennie Frank (Delia) James, Sandersville, Georgia, Mr. Sylvester Marshall James, Augusta, Georgia, Mr. Artis Robinson, Atlanta, Georgia,  Mr. Cleveland James, McDonough, Georgia, Mr. Grady (Louise) James, Omaha, Nebraska, Mr. Walter James, Milledgeville, Georgia, Mr. Melvin James, Anniston, Alabama., Mr. Tommie  (Linda) James, Atlanta, Georgia;  aunts:  Ms. Eva Mae Robinson, Decatur, GA., Mrs. Annie Pearl Robinson, Sandersville, Georgia; great uncles: Mr. O. J. Miller, Mr. Eddie Lee Miller, Sandersville, Georgia; several other relatives and friends.

  • MRS. ALOIS DUGGAN, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015 at Washington County Extend Care, Sandersville, Georgia. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Neeler A.M.E. Church, Davisboro,  Georgia with Rev. Henry L. Tanner, officiating. She is survived by five daughters: Mrs. Susie D. Wilcher, Ms. Brenda J. Duggan,  Mrs. Veronica D. Hooks, Ms. Darlene Duggan, Sandersville, Georgia, Mrs. Michelle D. Todd, Irwinton, Georgia; son, Mr. Harold Duggan, Jr., Sandersville, Georgia, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MRS. ANNIE JOHNSON, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. Funeral Services were held on June 6, 2015 at 12:00 P.M. at Union Hill Baptist Church, Tennille, Georgia with Rev. Benjamin Martin, officiating. Interment will be held Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by three sons: Mr. Walter L. Johnson, Miami, FL, Mr. Larry D. Johnson, San Antonio, TX; Mr. Elgin Johnson, Sandersville, GA; one grandson; a great grandson; six sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; an aunt, Mrs. Mary Haynes, Sandersville, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  •  MRS. BESSIE LEE CHIVERS, Davisboro, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at Serenity Place Hospice, Dublin, Georgia. Funeral Services were held Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM  from the Neeler AME Church, Davisboro, Georgia with Rev. Whilhemenia Jordan, officiating. Interment will be held in the Neeler AME Church Cemetery, Davisboro, GA. She is survived by her husband, Mr. Neurashia Chivers, Davisboro, GA; three daughters: Ms. Debbie Bryant, Ms. Dianne Bryant, Atlanta, GA, Ms. Monica Powell, Carrollton, Georgia; three sons: Mr. Alvin Bryant, Mr. Calvin Bryant, Mr. Fernando Chivers, Carrollton, Georgia;  a brothers: Mr. Calvin Strowbridge, Davisboro, Georgia; a sister, Ms. Ida Lee Strowbridge, Davisboro, GA;  a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge. 
  • MRS. SHIRLEY B. JORDAN, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at her residence.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Green Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Owens officiating. Interment will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by four daughters: Mrs. Angela (Michael) Bostic, Mrs. Melinda (Randy) Poole, Mrs. Veronica (Alvin) Cato, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Catherine J. Brown, Greensboro, North Carolina; three brothers: Mr. Ralph (Maxine) Brown, Rochester, NY, Mr. Billy (Pauline) Brown, Sandersville, Georgia, Mr. Dudley Johnson, Macon, Georgia; Sister: Ms. Dorothy L. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia; Devoted nieces: Ms. Helen Watts, Tennille, Georgia, Ms. Sandra Brown, Memphis, Tennessee, Ms. Isis Tillman, Grovetown, Georgia; Stepfather: Mr. Willie Dunn, Sandersville, Georgia; devoted friend: Mr. Eddie Armstrong, Wrightsville, Georgia.  A host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MRS. IDA WELLS, Sandersville, Georgia departed this life on May 21,2015.  Funeral services will were on Saturday, May 30th at 2:00 PM from the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Warthen Georgia. Mrs. Wells is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Mary (James) Duggan, Sandersville, GA; sister: Mrs. Janie King, Tennille, GA; brother:  Mr. Howard Roberson, Winston Salem, NC; five granddaughters; Mrs. Sabrina (Vince)  Grissom,  Mrs.  Teresa (Daron) Jones, Mrs.  Erica (Quarte) Gonder, Harrison, GA, Mrs. Veronica (Sheldon) Minor, Macon, GA, Mrs. Vikki (Chris) Irwin, Reidsville, GA  eight great grandchildren; two great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.   M. C, Smith Funeral Home in charge.
   
  • MR. AUSTIN TAYLOR, JR., Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at Smith Medical Nursing Care Center, Sandersville, Georgia. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 3:30 PM from the Poplar Spring Baptist Church, Sandersville, GA with Bishop Randy Hagans, officiating. Interment will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. He is survived by three daughters: Ms. Pinkie D. Taylor, Lithia Springs, GA, Ms. Cynthia R. Taylor, Decatur, GA, Ms. Diane D. Taylor, Tennille, GA; four grandchildren: Mrs. Cyntavia (Angelo) Banks, Stockbridge, GA Ms. Teraneka Taylor, Austell, GA, Mr. Jaden Bennett, Lithia Springs, GA, Ms. Kimbria Thomas, Tennille, GA; three sisters: Ms. Sara Solomon, Brooklyn, NY, Ms. Dorothy Singleton, Atlanta, GA, Ms. Gloria Hood, Sandersville, GA; one brother: Rev. Oscar (Deborah) Taylor, Sr.; a special niece: Mrs. Sallie (Frank) Hatcher, Sandersville, GA; a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • Ret. 1ST SGT. ALBERT WILEY, SR., Columbus, Georgia passed away at St. Fancis Hospital Columbus, Georgia. Funeral Services were held on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 12:00 P.M. at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Warthen, Georgia with Apostle Tom Walker, Officiating. Interment will be held in Mount Olive Church Cemetery. He is survived by a son: SFC Albert Wiley, Jr.; two daughters: Ms. August Wiley, Demecka Wiley, Columbus, GA; one granddaughter: Kayla Wiley, Clarksville, TN; his father: Mr. J.W. Wiley, Warthen, GA; one brother: Mr. Bobby (Dorothy) Wiley, Aiken, SC; five sisters: Ms. Ruby Lee Wiley, Atlanta, GA, Ms. Shirley Mae Wiley, Union City, GA, Mrs. Beryl Hogan, Sacramento, CA, Ms. Lavern Wiley, East Point, GA, Mrs. Mimi (Michael) Robinson, Fayetteville, GA; a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • EVANGELIST GWENDOLYN REEVES, Warthen, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Oconee Health & Rehabilitation Center, Oconee, Georgia. Funeral Services  were held on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Saint Paul C.M.E. Church, Sparta, Georgia with Rev. Dwight Crew, officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. She is survived by a two brothers, Mr. Rayfield (Bonnell) Reeves, Jr., Mr. David Wilcher, Augusta, GA, Memphis, TN; two sisters: Mrs. Linda Flagg, Macon, GA; Mrs. Donna Parker, Augusta, GA; foster sisters, Ms. Dorothy Floyd, Warthen, GA; step-daughter, Mrs. Estella Hammond, Augusta, GA; a niece, Ms. Cynthia Reeves, Memphis, TN; two great nieces: Mrs. Gia (Aaron) Clark, Missouri, Ms. Ashley Reeves, Memphis, TN, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

  • MS. DAISY PEARL MILLER, Tennille, Georgia passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015 at her residence. Funeral Services were held on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Dixon Grove Church of God in Christ, Tennille, Georgia with Elder Jeremiah Wooten, officiating. Interment was held in Union Hill Church Cemetery, Tennille, Georgia. She is survived by two sons: Mr. Michael (Anita) Miller, Mr. Victor (Jacqueline) Miller, Lithonia, Georgia; three sisters: Ms. Sadie Jones, Tennille, GA, Ms. Janice Temple, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Wyomie Dixon, Atlanta, Georgia; two brothers: Mr. Raymond Johnson, Sr., Tampa, FL, Mr. Jessie Miller, Sr., Tennille, GA; several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MRS. MARY ANN JOHNSON, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at the Smith Medical Nursing Care Center, Sandersville, Georgia. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Minton Spring A.M.E. Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. James Brown, officiating. Interment will be held in church cemetery. She is survived by two daughters: Ms. Lenora Johnson, Lithonia, Georgia, GA, Mrs. Rosie (Cornell) Swanier, Villa Rica, GA; four sons: Mr. Harold Johnson, Atlanta, GA, Mr. Lee Arthur (Sharon) Johnson, Decatur, GA, Mr. Donald (Faye) Johnson, Conway, SC, Mr. Ralph (Connie) Johnson, Decatur, GA; eight grandchildren: Letasha Johnson, Melissa Johnson, Tawanda Baldwin, Ketia Baldwin, Jermaine Johnson, Mindy Johnson, Marcus Johnson, Naketia Swanier; five great grandchildren, one sister: Mrs. Annie Ruth Jackson, Harrisburg, PA; two sisters-in-law: Mrs. Annie Lizzie Paris, Mrs. Mary Haynes, Sandersville, GA; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including two devoted cousins: Mrs. Shellie Cummings, and Mrs. Annie Pearl Cummings, Sandersville, GA; several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MR. DANIEL R. HOOKS, 323 South Hospital Road, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at the local hospital. Funeral Services were held on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Grace Episcopal Church, Sandersville, Georgia. Interment was held in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. Mr. Hooks is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ida B. Hooks, Sandersville, Georgia; nephew; Mr. Daniel Hooks, Columbus, Ohio; niece, Mrs. Emma Jean Dunson, Lincoln Park, Michigan, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MR. JAMES SAMPSON, SR., of theHarrison Community departed this life on Friday morning, April 17, 2015 at the local hospital.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday April 21, at 1:00 P.M. from the Sampson Family Cemetery 2284 New Bridge Road Harrison, Georgia.  He is survived by his wife:  Mr. Betty Sampson, Harrison; three daughters:  Mrs. Carolyn Poole,Sandersville, GA, Mrs.Christine Rogers, Tennille, GA, Mrs. Latasha Davis, Harrison, GA; two sons:  Mr. James Sampson, Jr.,  Harrison, GA, Mr,. Ladarrell Sampson, Panama, FL, two sisters:  Mrs. Inethia Williams, Harrison, GA, Mrs Gloria Gilmore, Atlanta,  GA, two brothers:  Mr. Henry Sampson, Jr., Harrison, GA, Mr. Johnnie Lee Sampson, Sandersville, GA; other relatives and friends.  M. C. Smith Funeral Home. 

  • MRS. LILLIE RUTH LOVETT RACHELS, 275 Johnston Cochran Road, Tennille, Georgia passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the local hospital. Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM from the New Birth Christian Ministries, 409 Zeta Street, Tennille, Georgia with Rev. Henry L. Tanner officiating. She is survived by five daughters: Mrs. Mary Ann (Barry) Gladdin, Ms. Barbara Jean Hicks, Ms. Tomiko Hicks, Ms. Michelle Hicks, Sandersville, Georgia, Mrs. Lillie Ree (Zimmie) Warthen, Warthen, Georgia; one son: Mr. Clarence Hicks, Jr., Sandersville, Georgia; one sister: Mrs. Hattie Julia Bailey, Rochester, NY; two brothers: Mr. Theotis (Janet) Lovett, Sr., Waterbury, Connecticut, Mr. Bobbie Hall, Atlanta, Georgia; a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • MR. DERRICK D. TAYLOR, Sandersville, Georgia, affectionately known as “ Big Rick” passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at  the local hospital. Funeral Services were be held Monday, April 13, 2015 at Poplar Spring Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Perry V. Davis, officiated. Interment was held in Minton Spring Church Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia. The body will lie in state from 10:00 A. M. until the hour of the funeral. He is survived by his companion, Ms. Sanyale Daniels, Sandersville, GA; parents: Mr. Lindsey and Mrs. Joann Landers, Harrison, GA; two brothers: Mr. Damien Turner, Mr. Hubert Taylor, Jr., Sandersville, GA; grandmother, Mrs. Rosa Williams, Tennille, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.  
  • MRS. JOSEPHINE CUMMINGS, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Heritage Inn Nursing Home, Sandersville, Georgia. Funeral services were held on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Grace Episcopal Church, Sandersville, Georgia.  Interment was in The Old Sandersville City Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by her husband: Mr. Frank Cummings, Sandersville, GA; three sons: Mr. David (Katherine) Cummings, Warthen, GA; Mr. Newsom (Carol) Cummings, Gainesville, GA, Mr. Jim (Kathleen) Cummings, Hillsborough, NC; several grandchildren: McKinsey Cummings, Milledgeville, GA, Mary Michael and Kyle Logue, Richmond Hill, GA; Grace Cummings, Decatur, GA; Grant Cummings, Gainesville, GA, Maggie and Lily Cummings, Hillsborough, NC; two great grandchildren; one brother: Mr. Strick (Barbara) Newsom, Sandersville, GA.  M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge
 
  • MRS. JUANITA F. HARRIS, Tennille, Georgia passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the Washington County Regional Medical Center, Sandersville, Georgia. Funeral Services were be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Tennille Grove Baptist Church, Tennille, Georgia with Rev. Jerry Walden, Officiating. Interment was held in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by three children: Mrs. Terria (Marcus) Trawick, Milledgeville, Georgia, Mr. Craig (Kim) Harris, Sr., Macon, Georgia, Mr. Victor Harris, Tennille, Georgia; two sisters: Ms. Tracey Wiley, Ms. Sandra Wiley, Sandersville, Georgia; four grandchildren: Darius Wilkerson, Mr. Danielle Trawick, Brittany Trawick, Craig Harris, Jr., several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
    • MS. MIRIAN TAYLOR, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at a local nursing home. Funeral Services were held on Monday, February 23, 2015 at Robin Spring Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia at 1:00 P.M. with Bishop Randy Hagans, Officiating. Interment will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by a son Mr. Warren Taylor, Garland, NC; three sisters: Mrs. Willa Smith, Garland, NC, Ms. Linda Hagans, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Brenda Danzy, Jonesboro, GA; three brothers: Mr. Herbert Taylor, Mr. Jackie Taylor, Sandersville, GA, Mr. Donald Taylor, Riverdale, GA; three grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge. 
    • MRS. PECOLA DANIEL, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at a local nursing home. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Holly Spring Baptist Church, Warthen, Georgia with Rev. Ronald Brawner,  Officiating. Interment will be held in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Daniel is survived by two daughters: Ms. Betty Cuyler, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Pealie Phillips, Warren, Ohio; Son-in-law: Mr. Alvin Cuyler, Macon, Georgia; Daughter-in-law: Ms. Lillian Shell Daniel, Harrison, Georgia; Brother-in-law: Mr. James Daniel, Fort Pierce, Florida; A devoted granddaughter: Latonya Butler, Savannah, Georgia; A devoted nephew: Mr. Benjamin (Elizabeth) Thompson, Sandersville, Georgia. Several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

    • MR. MELVIN HALL, 3407 Davis Road,  Davisboro, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Vero Health & Rehabilitation, Wadley, Georgia. Funeral Services were held Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Neeler A.M.E. Church, Davisboro, Georgia at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Wilhemena Jordan, Officiating. Interment were held in church cemetery. He is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Nadine (Alex) Brown, Sandersville, GA, Ms. Tonji Green, Ms. Yolanda Green,  Boston, MA; two sons: Mr. Darryl Green, Mr. Jarvis Green, Boston, MA; grandchildren: Mrs. Tina (Ken) Scott, Ms. Felecia Brown, Mr. Alex D. Brown, Ms. Cassondra Brown, Mr. Tremanye Brown, Sandersville, GA, Ms. Monica Green, Mr. Xavier Green, Boston, MA;  two sisters: Mrs. Bessie Lee (Neurashia) Shivers, Mrs. Ida Lee Strowbridge, Davisboro, GA; two brothers: Mr. Calvin Strowbridge, Davisboro, GA, Mr. Willie James Hall, Wadley, GA; aunt: Mrs. Charlie Mae Cooper, Sandersville, GA; uncle, Mr. Charles Jenkins,         Davisboro, GA; devoted companions: Mrs. Floridine Powell, Tennille, GA, Ms. Mary Green, Boston, MA, ten great   grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends.
  • MRS. JASMINE HURST HARRIS, 2938 Sunhill Rd., Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 1, 2015.  Funeral services were held on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 3:30 P.M. at Kingdom Life Fellowship Ministries, 2045 New Tennille Road, Harrison, Georgia with Apostle Clifford Duckworth, Officiating. She is survived by her husband: Mr. Edward Harris, Sandersville, GA; Mother: Mrs. Jacqueline Kitchens, Sandersville, GA; Father: Mr. Anthony Hurst, Sandersville, GA; Two sisters: Ms. Angela Hurst, Ms. April Kitchens, Sandersville, GA; Brother: Mr. Derick Kitchens, Sandersville, GA; Grandmothers: Ms. Dorothy Kitchens, Tennille, GA, Ms. Mary Braddy, Harrison, GA; grandfather:  Mr. . L. W. Hurst, Sandersville, GA; several other relatives and friends.  M. C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.    
  • MR. RAYFORD TOBIE DAVIS, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015. Funeral Services were held Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Camp Spring Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. Henry L. Tanner, Officiating. Interment will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Saketha (Ray) Crankfield, Jackson, GA; one son, Mr. Tremaine Davis, Valdosta, GA; one granddaughter, Ms. Raven Crankfield, Hampton, GA; four sisters: Ms. Tinnie Taylor,  Ms. Essie Taylor, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Rachel (Robert) Smith, Boston, MASS, Ms. Katie L. Davis, Tampa, FL; two brothers: Mr. Larry Davis, Sandersville, GA, Mr. Willie L. (Loise) Davis, Riverdale, GA; sister-in-law: Mrs. Veronia Davis, Tampa, FL, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.    
  • MRS. MARTHA MAE DEAN, 5438 Fall Line Freeway, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 in Kansas City, MO. Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Tennille Grove Baptist Church, Tennille, Georgia. Interment will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. The body will lie in state from 9:00 AM until the hour of the service. She is survived by one son: Mr. Gilbert R. (Sandra) Dean, III, Kanas City, MO; one son-in-law: Mr. Larry Bell, Sr. East Point, Georgia; one grandson: Mr. Larry (Akeylah) Bell, Jr. Atlanta, Georgia; three granddaughters: Mrs. Kristi (Andre) Jenkins Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Kareece Dean-DeJesus, Chicago, IL, Ms. Doreah Dean, California,  one devoted God son: Mr. Sammie (Virginia) Knight, Tennille, Georgia; several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral home in charge.
 
  • MR. JOHNNIE POOLE, SR., Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at an Augusta Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Camp Spring Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia. Mr. Tommie Lee Poole, Eulogist. Interment will be held in church cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Effie Reynolds Poole, Sandersville, GA; three sons: Mr. Johnnie ( Rose Mary) Poole, Jr., Mr. Tommie (Wyves) Poole, Sandersville, GA, Mr. Stanley Dixon, Atlanta, GA; six daughters: Mrs. Katie Kitchens, Mrs. Sharon Washington, Ms. Fonde Poole, Mary C (Ronnie) May, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Louann (Johnny) Salter, Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Mary (Randy) Broomfield, Tennille, GA; two sisters: Mrs. Nettie Mae Frazier, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Mary Alice Martin, Soperton, GA, several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.    
  • MR. EDWARD HAYNES, formerly of Washington County, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Signature Health Care Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. Cecil A. Moore, Officiating. Interment will be held in church cemetery. He is survived his son, Mr. Barry Haynes, Atlanta, Georgia; daughter, Ms. Erika Haynes (Al Cunningham), Riverdale, Georgia; one sister, Ms. Gennie Mae Haynes, Sandersville, Georgia; one granddaughter Kenata Davis, Riverdale, Georgia, a host of other relatives and friends. M. C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • .MR. WILLIE ALFORD WEBB, SR., 164 Circle Drive, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 8,  2015 at  Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia. Funeral Services were held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Kingdom Life Fellowship, Harrison, Georgia with Apostle Clifford Duckworth, Officiating. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Joann Webb, Sandersville, GA; three children: Ms. Tiffany Webb, Mr. Willie Webb, Jr., Mr. Derrick Webb, Sandersville, Georgia, four sisters: Mrs. Marilyn (Lamont) Talington, Ms. Linda Wicker, Mrs. Sharon Heggs, Ms. Tammy Brown, Ms. Carolyn Stephens, Janice Jordan, Ms. Brenda Coleman, Sandersville, GA, Ms. Michelle Brown, Colorado,  Ms. Patricia Coleman Adam, Virginia; four brothers: Mr. Thomas Webb, New Jersey, Mr. Ronnie Grant, Mr. Glen Brown, Mr. David Brown, Sandersville, Georgia, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral home in charge.
  • MR. DAVE HENDERSON, 2510 New Bridge Road, Harrison, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the local hospital. Funeral Services were held on Saturday January 10, 2015 at  Georgia Grove Baptist Church, Tennille, Georgia at 2:00 P.M with Elder Jessie Mountain officiating. Interment will be held in church cemetery. Mr. Henderson is survived by four children: Mr. Tadavis Henderson, Harrison, GA, Ms. Crystal Brooks, Ms. Shanice Brooks, Tennille, GA, Mrs. Shernika Brooks (Nicole) Washington, Atlanta, GA; nine sisters: Mrs. Ollie Mae (Gary) Spikes, Mrs. Kathleen (Sanford) Braddy, Harrison, GA, Ms. Felicia Henderson, Tennille, GA, Mary (Randy) Broomfield, Mrs. Jury (Ronnie) Brown, Ms. Eloise Harper, Mrs. Pearline Hawkins, Ms. Gladys Mountain, Mrs. Earnestine (Joseph) Mungin Sandersville, GA; two brothers: Elder Jessie (Linda) Mountain, Joseph (Brenda) Mountain, Tennille, GA; aunt, Mrs. Ella Pearl Hudson, Sandersville, GA; uncle, Mr. Thomas S. Harris, Athens, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith funeral home in charge.
  • MR. WALTER  JOHNSON, JR., 1032 Linton Road Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2014 at an Augusta Hospital. Funeral Services were held on Saturday January 10, 2015 from Union Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Benjamin Martin officiating.  Interment will be held in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia.  He is survived by his wife Mrs. Annie Johnson.  Three sons: Mr. Walter Johnson, Jr.; Miami, FL; Mr. Elgin Johnson, Sandersville, GA; Mr. Larry Johnson, San Antonio Texas.  Grandson: Mr. Terrell (Tina) Johnson Jacksonville, FL.  Sister-In-Law: Mrs. Shirley Prosser-Hodges M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MRS. DOROTHY BROOKS, 489 Ivey Drive, Sandersville, Georgia entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 27, 2014  at the local hospital.  Funeral services were held on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Second Community Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia at 2:00 P.M. Interment will be held at Woodland Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia.  Mrs. Brooks is survived by five children:  Ms. Andrea Darshae Brooks, Mr. Latent D. Brooks, Mr. Marcus Brooks, Ms. Saketha Denise Brooks, Mr. Kendrick Deon Brooks, , Sandersville, GA; companion, Mr. Kenneth Poole, Sandersville, GA; One sister:  Mrs. Annie Mae Simpson, Florida; in-laws:  Mrs. Flea Poole, Mr. Tommie Lee Poole, Tennille, GA, Mrs. Bessie Mae Brooks, Sandersville, GA; six grandchildren; several other relatives and friends.  M. C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MR. MARVIN KITCHENS, Mitchell, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 29 in Augusta, Georgia.  Funeral services were held on Saturday January 3, 2015 at the Second Mineral Spring Baptist Church, Mitchell, Georgia at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Andrew Kitchens, officiating.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.  He is survived by nine children: Mr. Marvin Kitchens, Jr., Mr. Willie Dennis Kitchens, Ms. Kimberly Ann Kitchens, Mr. Reginald Kitchens all of Chattanooga, TN., Mr. Amos Kitchens, Mitchell, GA., Ms. Sandra Byrd, Mr. Cedric Edwards, Mr. Ernest (Leslie) Edwards, Mr. Maurice (Tabitha) Edwards of Chattanooga, TN; a host of other relatives and friends.  M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MR. EARL ARMSTRONG, passed away on Monday, December 29th at the local hospital.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 3rd, at the Pine Grove AME Church, Donovan, Georgia at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Brianard Crawford, officiating.  Interment will be held in the church cemetery.  He is survived by three children Mr. Earl Armstrong, Ms. Lee Armstrong, and Ms. Erica Armstrong, Sandersville, GA., Father: Mr. James Armstrong, Mother: Jessie Mae Armstrong, Sandersville, GA., a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

  • Mrs. Mattie Daniel, Sandersville, Georgia passed on Wednesday, December 24, 2014, in Macon, Georgia.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Holly Spring Baptist Church, Warthen, Georgia with Rev. Ronald Brawner, Officiating. Interment in church cemetery.  She is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Mary Ann Cuyler, Ms. Patricia Daniels, Macon, GA; one son: Mr. Robert (Christine) Daniels, Macon, GA; several other relatives and friends.  M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

  • MR. J.B. JENKINS, 543 South Railroad Ave., Harrison, Georgia passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from New Birth Christian Ministries, 409 Zeta Street, Tennille, Georgia with Rev. W. Roy Grissom, officiating. The body will lie in state from 9:00 A.M. until the hour of the funeral. Interment will be held in Harrison Cemetery, Harrison, Georgia. He is survived by: three daughters: Mrs. Betty (Wade) Williams, Harriosn, GA, Ms. Lena Jenkins, Ms. Linda Bell, Sandersville, GA; three sons: Mr. Robert (Valerie) Jenkins, Tennille, GA, Mr. Richard (Audrey) Jenkins, Mr. Tommy Jenkins, Harrison, GA; one daughter-in-law: Mrs. Theola Jenkins, Wrightsville, GA; several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

  • MR. HARRY EUGENE WEBB, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Smith Medical Nursing Care Center, Sandersville, Georgia. Memorial Service were held on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 2:30 P.M. at M.C. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Sandersville, Georgia. He is survived by his wife: Mrs. Minnie Lee Webb, mother: Ms. Essie Mae Langston, one brother: Mr. Larry Webb, Jr., step-daughter, Ms. Alisha Neal, Sandersville, GA; two uncles: Mr. Jimmy (Dorothy) Langston and Mr. James (Jessie Mae) Duggan, all of Sandersville, GA; one sister-in-law: Ms. Josephine Rivers, Atlanta GA; Andrews Family, Sandersville, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • MRS. EVA WILL BELL, 615 Floyd Street, Sandersville, Georgia passed way on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at a local nursing home. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Springfield Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. Calvin Hatcher, Officiating. Interment will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia.  The body will lie in state in from 12:00 noon until the hour of the funeral. She is survived by a three nieces: Ms. Lizzie Clover, Mrs. Danna (William) Miller, Mrs. Emma (Eddie) Yorker, Sandersville, GA; a nephew, Mr. David Reese, Sr., Central Islip, NY, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • MR. DARRELL SWINT, Warner Robins, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014. Funeral Services were held on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Robin Spring Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. Lester Wood, Officating, Interment will be held in church cemetery. He is survived by two children: Ms. JaKenna Brown, Miami, FL, Ms. Sharieka Lewis, Atlanta, GA; mother, Mrs. Annie Pearl Cuyler, Sandersville, GA; step father: Mr. Alvin Cuyler, Macon, GA; eight sisters: Ms. Dianne Cuyler, Mrs. Linda Cuyler Slaughter, Warner Robins, GA, Ms. Helen Stanley, Macon, GA, Ms. Pamela Hall Cuyler, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Kelli Cuyler Anthony, Hinesville, GA, Ms. Terralene Hall, Glendale Heights, IL, Ms. Sharon Banks, Charlotte, NC, Mrs. Tijuana Cooper Washington, Jacksonville, FL; three brothers: Mr. Calvin Cuyler, Lizella, GA, Mr. David Cuyler, Macon, GA, Mr. Terry Hooks, Honolulu, Hawaii, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
    • MR. JAMES THOMPSON, Harrison Georgia passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12:00 noon at New Birth Christian Ministries, Tennille, Georgia with Apostle Randy Hagans, Officiating. Interment will be held in Brownwood Cemetery, Sandersville, GA. He is survived by his mother: Mrs. Kim Conner, Harrison, Georgia; his father: Mr. Robert Conner, Harrison, Georgia; a sister: Chikinia Miller, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; two brothers: Mr.  Iceion Johnson,  Mr. Kionte Kennedy, Harrison, Georgia; maternal grandmother: Mrs. Lillie Tomas, Harrison, Georgia; paternal grandmother: Ms. Carol McCarley, Texas. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  •  MR. JULIUS CUYLER, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at a local nursing home. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. Cecil A. Moore, Officiating. Interment will be held in church cemetery. The body will lie in state from 11:00 A.M. until hour of the funeral. He is survived by a sister: Mrs. Carrie Dixon, Sandersville, GA; devoted niece and nephew, Mrs. Annette (David) Crews, Wakefield, NY; cousin, Mr. Raymond Biggins, Sandersville, GA; a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge. 
  • MS. GENNIE  ROACH, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on early Monday morning, December 8, 2014 at her residence. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Warthen, Georgia with Rev. Dr. Christopher Watkins, Officiating. Interment will be held in church cemetery. She is survived by a sister, Ms. Patricia Wiley, Sandersville, Georgia; three brothers: Mr. Eddie Ray Wiley, Sandersville, GA, Mr. Emmanuel Wiley, Sandersville, GA, Mr. Zimmie Lee Minor, Augusta, GA, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral home in charge.
  • MR. JOHN MORRIS, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on December 4, 2014 at the local hospital. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Sandersville, GA with Pastor Mack Jackson, Officiating. Interment will be held at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruth Cummings-Morris, Sandersville, GA; sister, Ms. Elise Mae Gay, Sandersville, Georgia; two brothers: Mr. Hardwick Morris, Lithonia, GA; Mr. Leroy Morris, Jr., Sandersville, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral home in charge.

  • MR. HENRY LEE SWINT, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2014 at the local hospital.  Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at M.C. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Sandersville, Georgia, at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Robert Owens, Officiating. He is survived by two sisters: Ms. Betty Jean Dawson, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Mary Frances Smiley, Bristol, PA; three brothers: Mr. Nathaniel Swint, Bristol, PA, Mr. Roy Hammett, Mr. Robert (Sherry) Hammett, Tennille, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

  • MR. ELTON BERNARD FULLER, Baltimore, Maryland, passed away. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Saint Galilee Holy Fellowship, Sandersville, Georgia at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Calvin Hatcher, Officiating. Interment will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. He is survived by a son,  Mr.  Demarios Fuller, Baltimore, Maryland; a loving devoted mother: Mrs. Earle Mae Darrisaw Fuller, Sandersville, Georgia; six sisters; Ms. Jacquelyn Fuller, Ms. Ellen Fuller, Macon, Georgia, Prophetess Brenda Fuller Marshall, Atlanta, Georgia, Mrs. Florence Fuller Lawrence, Ms. Barbara Ann Fuller, Ms. Emmaline Motina Fuller, Sandersville, Georgia; brother, Mr. Edward Fuller, Jr. Sandersville,  Georgia; a devoted friend, Ms. Michelle Fuller,  Baltimore, Maryland, four aunts, one uncle, several other relatives and friends.  M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

  • MR. HENRY WILLIE HENRY THOMAS, SR., 69 New Hope Road, Wrightsville, Georgia passed away on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Scotts Chapel Baptist Church, Pringle, Georgia with Rev. Bernard Young, Officiating. Interment will be held in the church cemetery. He is survived by his wife: Mrs. Madie Harris Thomas, Wrightsville, GA; five children: Mrs. Nikki T. Rozier, Mr. Willie (Shirley) Thomas, Jr., Mrs. Mennie T. Knight, Mr. Weldon Thomas, Mr. Wagne Thomas, Pringle, GA; four sisters: Mrs. Diane Smith, Wadley, GA, Mrs. Glenda McMiller, Wrightsville, GA, Mrs. Owedia Cordy, Homestead, FL, Mrs. Francis Thomas, Bartow, GA; brother, Mr. Andrew Lemon, Wrightsville, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MR. CLEVIS  JACKSON, affectionately known as “Fat  Boy”,  Gum Street, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Monday, November 18th.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Warthen, Georgia with Rev. Henry L. Tanner, Officiating. Interment will be in church cemetery.  Mr. Jackson is survived by one son:  Mr. Ladarrius Jackson, Tennille, GA; two Brothers:  Mr, Kenneth (Earnestine) Jackson, Sandersville, GA; Mr. Tony Hicks, Milledgeville, GA; three sister:  Mrs. Jannie Ruth Jackson, Mrs. Deborah (Willie) Harper, Milledgeville, GA,, Ms. Cheryl Hooks, Sandersville, GA; several other relatives and friends.  M. C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

  • MRS. BURNICE ELIZABETH ROBERTS, 1995 Joiner Rd., Tennille, Georgia passed away on Wednesday Novermber 19, 2014 at her residence.  Funeral Services were held on Monday November 24, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Bethesda Christian Church Tennille, GA. Rev. Otis Hilson officiating.  Interment will be held in the church cemetery. She is survived by Husband: Mr. Willie James Roberts Sr. Tennille, GA, Children: Mrs. Naquatta (Robert) Holmes Harrison, GA , Mr. Willie James Roberts Jr. Tennille, GA: Mother Jerolyn Daniel Tennille, GA, Four sisters: Mrs. Betty (Jackie) Heath Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Lily (James) Bloodsaw Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Sandra (Charles) Smith Augusta, GA, Ms. Georgia Daniel Tennille, GA; Two brothers: Mr. Dave Daniel Jr. Milledgeville, GA, Mr. Henry Daniel Atlanta GA; Three grandchildren; several other relatives and friends.
  • MRS. SUSIE LANE CHESTER, Philadelphia, PA passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014. Funeral Services were held on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 11.:00 A.M. at Union Hill Baptist Church, Tennille, GA with Pastor Hershel Lane, Officiating. Interment will be held in church cemetery. Body will lie in state from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of the funeral. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Deborah Williams, Philadelphia, PA; son, Mr. Donald G. Lane, Philadelphia, PA; two sisters: Ms. Lillie Lane, Atlanta, GA; Ms. Hazel Poole, Tennille, GA; four brothers: Mr. Rudolph Lane, Mr. Leon Lane, Tennille, GA, Pastor Hershel Lane, Port Rich, FL, Mr. Julius Lane, Davisboro, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • MR. ENNIS BRASWELL, JR., Cooper Street, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 2, 2014. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. from Second Community Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. Kelvin Washington, Officiating. Interment will be held in City Cemetery. He is survived by son, Mr. Greg (Katie) Ellison, Warner Robins, GA; brother: Mr. Lee (Mary) Braswell, Milledgeville, GA; four grandchildren; two nieces; friend, Mrs. Priscilla Hilson, Sandersville, other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

  • MRS. LILLIE MADISON, passed away on Monday, October 27, 2014 in Macon, Georgia. Funeral Services were held on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 at Marshall Grove Baptist Church, Tennille, Georgia wit Rev. Henry Veal, Officiating. Interment were held in City Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by her husband, Mr. Bennie Lee Madison, Sandersville, GA; four daughters: Mrs. Shirley (Wiley) Martin, Ms. Cynthia Denise Madison, Ms. Michelle Lavern Madison, Tennille, GA, Mrs. Ann Marie (Jack) Chatfield, Perry, GA; two sons: Mr. Terence (Kathy) Madison, Wrightsville, GA, Mr. Bennie Lee Madison, New York M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  • MRS. DORETHA ADAMS, 534 King Street, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on October 27, 2014 at an Augusta Hospital. Funeral Services were held on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Sandersville, GA with Rev. Cecil A. Moore, Officiating. Interment in church cemetery. She is survived by children: Mr. Willie (Betty) Adams, Augusta, GA, Mr. Arthur L. (Cora L.ee) Adams, Decatur, GA, Mrs. Mattie (Anthony) Dawson, Jr., Macon, GA, Mr. Farris (Alyce) Adams, Sandersville, GA, Mrs. Betty Chance, Jacksonville, FL, Mrs. Gloria Jordan, Morrow, GA, Mr. James (Annette) Adams, Sandersville, GA; god son, Mr. Glen Collins, Macon, GA; two sisters: Mrs. Willie Mae McCoy, Mrs. Eula Mae Canty, Jacksonville, FL, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  •  MR. CLARENCE ROBINSON, Warthen, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the local hospital. Memorial Services were held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Highland Park Church, Sandersville, Georgia at with Rev. Henry L. Tanner, Officiating.He is survived by a niece, Mrs. Dorothy A. Walden, Warthen, GA; nephew, Mr. Larry Warthen, Warthen, GA; cousin, Mrs. Linda Williams, Sandersville, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  •  MR. WILLIE ROBERT CULLENS, JR., passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Tennessee. Funeral Services were held on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. from Middle Hill Baptist Church, Sandersville, Georgia with Rev. Forrest Lester, Officiating. The body will lie in state from 12:00 P.M. until the hour of the funeral. Interment will be held on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Milledgeville, GA. He is survived by two sons: Mr. Chaz Cullens, Mr. Willie R. Cullens, III, Milledgeville, GA; Parents: Mr. Willie R. Cullens, Sr., Mrs. Bessie M. Cullens, Sandersville, GA; two sisters: Ms. Patricia Cullens, Macon, GA, Ms. Linda Cullens, Augusta, GA; brother, Mr. Larry Cullens, Germany, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • DAN PROSSER, Tennille, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at an Augusta hospital. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Union Hill Baptist Church, Tennille, Georgia. Interment will  be at Jordan Station A.M.E. Church Cemetery. He is survived by two children: Mr. Eric Prosser, Tennille, GA, Ms. Sheena Prosser, Conyers, GA; mother: Mrs. Alma Jean Prosser, Tennille, GA; six sisters: Ms. Margie Ayers, Ms. Sheila Poole, Mrs. Patricia Barlow, Tennille, GA; Ms. Betsy Prosser, Crestview, FL; Ms. Beverly Prosser, Ms. Tangela Prosser, Augusta, GA, a host of other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
 
  •   MRS. LOUISE REESE, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday October 21 at a local nursing home. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. from the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Warthen, Georgia with Rev. Henry L. Tanner officiating. Interment will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Emma (Eddie) Yorker, Mrs. Danny (William) Miller, Mrs. Lizzie Clover, Sandersville, Georgia; one son: Mr. David Reese, Central Islip, NY; several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MRS. LAURA ADAMS, Sandersville, Georgia passed away at a local nursing home. Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM from the M.C. Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by one daughter: Mrs. Mildred Dixon, Sandersville, GA; one sister: Mrs. Vassie Martin, Detroit, MI; one niece: Mrs. Rena Mae Carter, Detroit, MI, three nephews: Bishop Thomas Johnson, Mr. Kenny Johnson, Detroit, MI, Mr. Lonnie Dixon, Florida; devoted cousin: Rev. Johnnie Lee Hunter, Sandersville, GA; several other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
  • MS. AGNES V. BROOFIELD, Sandersville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the local hospital. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM from the Saint James Christian Fellowship Church, Tennille, Georgia with Rev. Mack Jackson officiating. Interment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia. She is survived by three brother: Mr. Alton Broomfield, Chicago, IL Mr. Randy (Mary) Broomfield, Mr. Charlie (Dorothy) Broomfield, Sandersville, Georgia; three sisters: Mrs. Dorothy Johnson, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Carolyn Broomfield, Marietta, Georgia, Mrs. Dorothy McCall, Rockyford, Georgia; two God-sons: Mr. Monquey Henderson, Mr. Brayden Gundy, Sandersville, Georgia; two God-daughters: Ms. NaKimyon Cuyler, Nakierrah Cuyler; a special friend: Mrs. Jeanette Peacock, Sandersville, Georgia; a host of nieces nephews other relatives and friends. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.
                   

Contact

M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Inc.
117 Gilmore St
Sandersville, GA 31082-2107
Phone (478) 552-2591
Fax (478) 552-0788
mcsmithfuneralhome@yahoo.com

Hours of Operation

Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
24/7 On Call

Service Area

Sandersville, GA and Surrounding Counties

Affiliations

Chamber of Commerce
Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners
National Funeral Directors & Mortician Association