Obituaries: Albany and Southwest Georgia

Obituaries published in The Albany Herald are submitted through the newspaper’s Resource Center and accepted only from established funeral homes and crematories. Death notices are free of charge. Obituaries start at $50. Please ask your funeral director for assistance with completing obituaries.

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Lee Myron Rackley

Lee Myron Rackley, 56, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his residence.

Veronica Peterson

Veronica Peterson of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Friday, August 28, 2015 at Phoebe Worth Medical Center in Sylvester, Georgia

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Hattie Eva Chester

Hattie Eva Chester, 90, of Albany, Georgia departed this life Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, Georgia.

Ernestine Phipps

Ernestine Phipps of Albany died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Willson Hospice House.

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Otis Jack Woodard

Otis Jack Woodard, Jr., 82, of McMinnville, OR died peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, August 19, 2015.

Lee Rackley

Lee Myron Rackley, 56, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his residence.

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Theresa Ann Larkin

Mrs. Theresa Ann Larkin, 60, departed this life Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, Georgia.

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David Baddour

David Baddour

Harry Peacock

Harry Arthur (Butch) Peacock, III, 66, of Pensacola, FL, died August 25, 2015 at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, FL of pancreatic cancer.

Charles Wiggins

Charles Augustus (Gus) Wiggins, Sr., 82, of Albany, GA died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Phoebe North Medical Center.

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Shabreka Ponder

Shabreka Ponder 44, of Albany died Thursday August 29, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Clyde Roddy

The funeral services of the late Mr. Clyde Roddy of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia.

Teresa Smith

Teresa Smith, 69, of the Delwood Community in Mitchell County, GA, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at her residence.

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Thomas White

Graveside services for Mr. Thomas White “Riverman” 71 of Albany, will be held Sunday August 30, 2015 at 3:00 P.M. at Union Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Henry Mathis will officiate.

Robbie Gunn

Mrs. Robbie Sanderson Gunn, 84, of Leesburg died Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

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