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Friday July 1st – OBITS (6)

Betty Garner

Mrs. Betty Eady Garner, age 85, of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Hospice LaGrange. Mrs. Garner was born June 13, 1931, in LaGrange, daughter of the late Earnest Howard Eady and Vesta Tucker Eady. A resident of the LaGrange area most of her life, she worked as a data entry clerk for the City of LaGrange for a number of years. Survivors include her sons, Steve Gladney and Richard Gladney, both of Atlanta; brother, Olin T. Eady of College Park; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her husband, Clinton H. Garner, passed away on May 27, 2016. A family interment service was held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, June 30, at the graveside in Shadowlawn Cemetery in LaGrange. Condolences may be expressed at

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements.



Jack W. DeLoach

Mr. Jack W. DeLoach, age 88, of Union City, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016, at Christian City Convalescent Center in Union City. Mr. DeLoach was born May 29, 1928, in Hogansville, son of the late Ocie Lee DeLoach and Ida Mae Whitehurst DeLoach. A 1946 graduate of Luthersville High School, he was a veteran of service in the U. S. Army during World War Two. Survivors include his sister, Iris Roberson of Gladstone, MO; sister in-law, Eloise DeLoach of Macon; and a number of nieces and nephews, including Jeanne Lowery and Susan Williamson of Hogansville. The funeral service was conducted at 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville.  The Reverend Terry Rainwater officiated and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



Luther Timothy Harris

Luther Timothy Harris, age 74, of Manchester, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Midtown Medical Center in Columbus. A Memorial Service was held at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home in Manchester. Duffey Gill officiated. Mr. Harris was born October 6, 1941 in Manchester the son of the late Reba Guice Harris and Melvin Gresham Harris. He was a veteran of the United States Army, member of Manchester First United Methodist Church and the Persico Social Club. He worked as a master printer for Rice Printing Company and retired from Shorewood Packaging. He enjoyed many hobbies but most of all he was an avid saltwater fisherman, boat captain, and golfer. He had a love for the ocean and enjoyed visiting the shoreline of Panama City Beach and Miami Beach. He is preceded in death by his parents and a step-son, Scott Burrell. Survivors include his wife, Sandra Harris of Manchester; sons, Timothy Martin (Max Jones) Harris of Atlanta and Dennis Eugene (Dondi) Harris of Manchester; daughter, Amy (Carl) Hearn of Manchester; step-son, David Burrell of Carrabelle, FL; brother, Jimmy (Bonnie) Harris of Manchester; sister, Peggy Williams of Troy, MO; grandchildren, Chet Harris, Chelsea (Hank) Towery, and Joseph Flournoy; and his loving furry companion, Missy. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the “Luther Harris Memorial Fund” at F&M Bank c/o Alicia Grubb at PO BOX 718, Manchester, Ga. 31816. Please sign the online guestbook to leave condolences for the family.

Cox Funeral Home of Manchester was in charge of arrangements.



Stacy Clark Adams

Stacy Clark Adams, age 48, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016. Stacy is survived by his wife, Annie Adams, and their six children: Sarah (18), John (17), Joshua (15), Joseph (11), Jessica (8), and Suzanne (2). His brothers and sisters; Dodwell and Kathy Adams, Deborah and Todd Creekman, Stephanie and Mike Lankford, Norman and Eleni Adams, Marshall and Alice Adams. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, all very much loved. Stacy was formerly employed at Batson-Cook in West Point for 12 years, and was on his job with Fastening Solutions Inc of Montgomery, Al, when he was called home. A member of Gray Hill Baptist Church in West Point, Stacy was a devoted husband, and a wonderful Daddy. Stacy loved the Lord Jesus, he loved people, and he loved his job. He will be very much missed by his family and many wonderful friends. He lived, and he will live again. Serving as pallbearers was John Adams, Joshua Adams, Dodwell Adams, Marshall Adams, Norman Adams, Will Summers, Joseph Adams, and Matthew Lankford. Funeral services was held on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM from Gray Hill Baptist Church (Bartley Road, West Point, GA). Bro. Lamar Womack officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, AL directed.



Cynthia Lee Foster Davis

Mrs. Cynthia Lee Foster Davis, age 64, of Valley, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Mrs. Davis was born on February 21, 1952 in Langdale, Alabama. Funeral services were held at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 2:00P.M. with interment in Oakwood Cemetery in Lanett. The Rev. James Osteen officiated. She is survived by her sons, Nathan, Quinton, and Richard Foster; stepson, Tony Davis; grandchildren, Taylor Rae Foster, Brett Foster; great grandchildren, Kenadee Foster, Emma Shellnutt; special friend, Jillian Ray; mother, Sara Elmore. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her husband, Nolen Foster; grandson, Cody Foster; sister, Carol Reisen; father, Ocie Sadler. She worked at McDonald Oil Company for several years. She was a sweet and caring lady who loved her boys and her family. Please visit our website at to sign the online guest book

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley directed.



Myron Q. Jackson

Mr. Myron Q. Jackson, of West Point, GA expired June 22, 2016 at West GA Hospice, LaGrange, GA. A Time To Be Born. Myron Quintin Jackson, the second child of the late James Aaron Jackson, Sr. and Christine Huguley Jackson Billings was born October 27, 1939, in West Point, GA. One sibling preceded him in death, Mr. Frank Anthony Billings. A Time To Study. Myron attended Tenth Street Elementary School and graduated from Harrison High School, both located in West Point, Georgia. As a young man in the summer of 1956 and 1957, he journeyed to Simsbury, Connecticut to work on Cullman Brothers Tobacco farm to finance his schooling. He returned back south where he studied and apprenticed to be a mortician at Thornton’s Mortuary, Atlanta, Georgia. Later, he decided to attend Fitch’s Barber College, where he earned his Master Barber Certification. A Time To Work. Myron returned to West Point, GA where he worked a few years at Palmer’s Barber Shop and also gained employment with West Point Pepperell. Three years later, Myron opened his very own business, Jackson’s Barber Shop, located at 715 2nd Ave. in downtown, West Point. Along with his own business, he continued to work for West Point Pepperell over twenty five years as a mail porter. He not only took pride in owning and operating Jackson’s Barber Shop for over 40 years, but truly relished the friends he made during his time in business. A Time To Serve. Myron accepted Christ at an early age and joined Bethlehem Baptist Church under Pastor J.R. Lovett. While at Bethlehem, Myron served as chairman & trustee of the deacon board. He later was added in worship with his family at North Thirteenth Ave. Church of Christ in Lanett, AL under Bro. Robert Ellison. Recently, he confessed his desire to return his membership to Bethlehem Baptist Church under Pastor W.T. Edmondson. Myron served his community and loved being a voice for fair and just treatment of all. He was an active member of the NAACP for many years and also served on The Bi-Racial Committee. He attended city council meetings faithfully where he fought for the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the renaming of City Limits Street to MLK Jr. Drive and traffic lights for safety of pedestrians on 10th Street. Myron was a member of the Beauty Culture League. A Time To Love. Myron found his soul mate and partner for life at the age of 22, when he married Shirley Roberts of Lanett, AL on September 29, 1963. To this union two daughters were born. Shirley was the love of his life. They were married for almost 53 years. In the last years of his life, as his health declined, Shirley was by his side through it all. A Time To Rest. Myron transitioned from this life on the afternoon of June 22, 2016 at West Georgia Hospice in LaGrange, GA. A Time To Mourn. To continue his legacy he leaves a devoted wife, Mrs. Shirley Jackson; two daughters, Wilma D. Jackson of Jonesboro, GA and Kimberly N. Jackson of West Point, GA; three grandsons, Quenton Jackson(Sandra) of Dallas Fort Worth, TX, Kisean Pringley of Jonesboro, GA and Nicholas Jackson of West Point, GA; one great-grandson, Tayvion Jackson of Dallas Fort Worth, TX; one brother, James A. Jackson Jr. of Chicago, IL; three sisters, Karen Brinkley(Alfonza) of Stone Mountain, GA, Amanda Bass(Willie) of Stone Mountain, GA and Lillian Jackson of Chicago, IL; mother-in-law, Lula Mae Roberts, Lanett, AL; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and many close friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Bethlehem Baptist Church, West Point, GA. The remains will lie in state at the church on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 10:00 am until the funeral hour. Interment will be held in the Marseilles Cemetery following services.
M.W. Lee Mortuary of West Point has charged of arrangements.