Wednesday, March 27, 2013
By Obit Clerk



Michael Bowick
John Michael Bowick, 48, of Thomson, entered into rest on March 20, 2013.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., March 23, in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Rayner officiating.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, is in charge of arrangements.

Tom P. Cobb, Jr.
Memorial services for Tom Pete Cobb, Jr., 68, of Appling, brother of Maggie Jennings, Maxine Glover, Effie Cobb McGruder, & Eugene Cobb, will be held on Sat., March 23, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church in Appling.
Thomson Funeral System is handling the arrangements.

William H. Gunnoe
William H. Gunnoe, 80, of Harlem, husband of Patricia Gunnoe, entered into rest on Wed., March 20, 2013.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sat., March 23, at Bethesda Baptist Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Starling Funeral Home of Harlem is handling the arrangements.

Regina H. Hudson
Funeral services for Regina Harris Hudson, 64, of Warrenton, will be held on Sat., March 23, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. at Stamp Branch Missionary Baptist Church & Cemetery in Warrenton.
Thomson Funeral System is handling the arrangements.

Sybil B. Ivey
Sybil Blackmon Ivey, 92, of Lincolnton, wife of the late Lewis Ivey, entered into rest on Fri., March 22, 2013.
Funeral services will be held on Mon., March 25, at 11 a.m. at Rehoboth Baptist Church. Interment will be in Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends on Sun., March 24, at Beggs Funeral Home in Lincolnton.

Janeen C. Josey
Janeen Curl Josey, 67, gracefully and peacefully passed away surrounded by family in her home at sunrise on Fri., March 22, 2013, after a courageous 13 year battle with breast cancer. She was born on July 27, 1945 in Swainsboro, Ga. to the late Ruby Nunn Curl and Johnie Curl. She is survived by her husband, C. Ray Josey of Valdosta; her son, Mark Ryan Josey and daughter in law, Chrissy Arsenault Josey, of Alpharetta; her daughter, Emily Josey Hunt, of Valdosta; her grandchildren, Joshua Haren Hunt, Kimble Josey Hunt, and Laura Claire Hunt, all of Valdosta; and her brother and sister in law, Wayne and Dianne Curl, of Thomson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Janeen grew up in Thomson, Ga., and received her degree in Business Education from Georgia Southern University and her Masters in Business Education from the University of West Georgia. Teaching was her passion and she spent a total of 41 years in the Georgia education system, in both classroom and Central Office environments. She began her career as a Business Education teacher in Northwest Georgia, where she taught in several school systems. She received the honor of Teacher of the Year at Fairmount High School, Valdosta High School, and Valdosta City School System. She completed her career in the Superintendent’s Office, where she was the Community Relations Director for Valdosta City Schools.
In addition to her career achievements, Janeen was involved in numerous community activities. She was a Charter Member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, where she also served as an Elder, a Sunday School teacher, and a teacher of the Confirmands. She was also a Past Member of the Board of Directors of the United Way, as well as the Partnership Cancer Fund. One of her community achievements was being honored as a Paul Harris Fellow in the Valdosta Rotary Club…she received this honor after starting the Interact Club at Valdosta High School. Janeen was also a Charter Member and Past President of the Sunrise Rotary Club.
Funeral services were held on Monday at 10 a.m., March 25, 2013, at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Valdosta, with interment following at McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens. The Reverend Richard Hart and the Reverend Walter Hobgood officiated the services. The family received friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sun., March 24, 2013, at Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to either/both of the following local and personal choices of Janeen: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3501 Bemiss Rd., Valdosta, Ga. 31605 or Partnership Cancer Fund c/o John Sparks, 205 Woodrow Wilson Dr., Valdosta, Ga. 31602.
Carson McLane Funeral Home.

Charlatta Lockhart
Charlatta Marie Lockhart, of Wrens, entered into rest on Sat., March 16, 2013.
Funeral services were held on Sun., March 24, at Ways Grove Baptist Church in Wrens. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Burnett Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Dorothy Milford
Dorothy Milford, 81, of Harlem, entered into rest on Sat., March 23, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wed., March 27, at Philadelphia U.M.C. in Harlem. Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held on Tues., March 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Starling Funeral Home in Harlem.

Timothy Pritchett
Timothy Scott Pritchett, of Appling, husband of Jayne W. Pritchett, entered into rest on March 24, 2013.
Memorial services will be held on Mon., March 25, at 2 p.m. at McNeill Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
McNeill Funeral Home & Cremation Service is handling the arrangements.


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