Obituaries: Albany and Southwest Georgia


Jewell Bowen

Jewell Bowen

Venetia Pilkinton Smith

Venetia Pilkinton Smith, 78, of 158 Creekview Dr. Leesburg, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

Carolyn Dianne Minshew Dupree

Carolyn Dianne Minshew Dupree, 63, of 4811 Georgia Highway 159, Ashburn, GA., passed away Monday, November 17, 2014.

Joanne Z. Carney

Joanne Z. Carney, of Albany, GA, died Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at her residence.

William White

William White “Billy”, 58, of Covington, Georgia formally of Albany died, Monday, November 17, 2014, at Newton Medical Center.

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Luther Lee “Luke” Simmons, Jr.

Luther Lee “Luke” Simmons, Jr., 80, of Bartlett, IL died Saturday Nov. 15.

John Lewis Shearer, Sr.

John Lewis Shearer, Sr., age 56, of Chapel Hill, TN passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Chapel Hill, TN

Mattie Lou Phillips

Mattie Lou Phillips died, November 15, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

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Ma’Khai Bernard Clanton

Ma’Khai Bernard Clanton departed this life Saturday, November 15, 2014

Melvin E. Roland

Melvin E. Roland, 73, of Smithville passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014

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John Henry Ponder

John Henry Ponder, 85 of Albany died Sunday November 17, 2014 at Phoebe North.

Harold Reher

Harold Reher died Monday, November 17, 2014 in Fort Gaines, GA.

Ronnie “Ron” Gene Hinesley

Ronnie “Ron” Gene Hinesley, 54, of Camilla died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 16, 2014, at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla

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Willie Mae Bouyer

Willie Mae Bouyer, 270 Willow Lake Drive, Leesburg, Georgia departed this life Monday, November 17, 2014 at her residence.

Florine Tyler

Florine Tyler, 88, of 104 Monk St. Sylvester died, November 16, 2014 at Pruitt Health Sylvester.