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Mary Louise Smith Crews Law

Mary Louise Smith Crews Law, 80, of Sylvester passed away peacefully on Sunday April 20, 2014 at Dawson Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Donald Lamar (Pete) Busby

Donald Lamar (Pete) Busby, 72, passed away today, April 23, 2014 at his residence.

Barbara Stewart Jones

Barbara Stewart Jones, 62, of 562 Lemon Street, NE, Dawson Georgia, died on Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 at her residence.

Gregg Soper

Gregg Soper, 57, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014.

Fannie Hunter Cooper Prosser

Fannie Hunter Cooper Prosser, 91, of Albany, GA died Monday, April 21, 2014 at Palmyra Nursing Home.

Carol Hay Hollomon

Carol Hay Hollomon, 65, Albany, GA, died Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Martha (Benny) Tanner Benson

Martha (Benny) Tanner Benson, 84, of Sylvester died Monday April 21, 2014 at Sylvester Health Care.

Tyler Andrew Smith

Tyler Andrew Smith, 21, of Lee Co., Ga., died Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Hugh Gardner, Jr.

Hugh Gardner, Jr., of Camilla, Ga.passed on Monday, April 21, in Camilla, Ga.

Arthur “Tom” Alexander, Sr.

Arthur “Tom” Alexander, Sr., of Cuthbert, GA entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 16,2014 at the age of 86.

Lautry Ann Bearden Salter

Lautry Ann Bearden Salter, 69, of Climax, GA, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Memorial Hospital.

Carol Hay Hollomon

Carol Hay Hollomon, 65, Albany, GA, died Friday, April 19, 2014.

Pearl Floyd Nelms

Pearl Floyd Nelms, 84, of Sylvester, GA formerly of Albany, GA died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at her residence.

Michael Terry

Michael Terry of Dawson, GA died on Friday, April 18, 2014 at his residence.

Eugene M. Aydlotte, Jr.

Eugene M. Aydlotte, Jr. MCPO, U. S. Navy (ret.), died Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Sylvester Health Care.