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All Obituaries


Katherine Hitchcock


Katherine Amalia (Hudgens) Hitchcock died peacefully on April 12th, 2021 after a short illness. Born 9 days after Pearl Harbor was bombed to parents who worked on the Marine Corp base in Albany,...

Grover Clifford "Coach" Ranew


Grover Clifford Ranew, 78, of Leesburg, Georgia, died Sunday, April 11, 2021 at the Oaks at Oakland Plantation in Lee County. A graveside funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 14th at 11...

Pat Hollander


Pat Hollander, 90, of Albany, GA passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 at The Phoenix of Albany.  Arrangements will be announced at a later date. Pat was born in Chicago,...

Rassie Phillips


Rassie Lee Phillips, 94, of Colquitt, Georgia passed away at his home on Friday, April 9, 2021 with family by his side. A Graveside Memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, April 15, 2021...

Elaine Lillis


Elaine Holden Lillis, 82, of Albany, GA died Thursday, April 8, 2021 at her residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home. Billy Lillis will...

George Gill


George William Gill, 90, of Albany, GA, died Thursday April 8, 2021 at Wynfield Park Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held Monday at 11:00 AM at Floral Memory Gardens...

Bobbie Baker


Bobbie Ann Bridges Baker, 90, formerly of Albany, GA, passed away at Aurora – Brule Care and Rehab in White Lake SD.  Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at...

Lynn Weston


 Lynn Reynolds Weston of Albany died peacefully at her home on April 7, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. A private family service will be held at a later time.  Sissy, as she was...

David Morrell, Jr


David W. Morrell, Jr. 34, of Leesburg, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at his home. His memorial service will be 10 AM Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Mathews Funeral Home.  Rev. Aaron McCulley will...

Joan Norman


Joan Elizabeth Norman, 86, of Albany, GA, died April 6, 2021 at Willson Hospice House. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday at 3:00 PM at Crown Hill Cemetery. Mr. Ross Powell will...

Steve Bartlett


Steve Bartlett, 73, of Lee County died Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at the Willson Hospice House. His memorial service will be 3:00 PM Wednesday April 7, 2021,  at Mathews Funeral Home.  Mr....

Theora Brown


Theora Whittlesey Brown passed away on April 6, 2021 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Americus, Georgia. She was an Albany native. Theora was preceded in death by her beloved mother, Theora...

Sue-Nell Folsom


Sue-Nell Lewis Folsom, 80, of Albany, GA passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at Willson Hospice House. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral...

Barbara Akridge


Barbara Ragan Akridge, 81, of Albany, died Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Cobblestone Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Moultrie. Her funeral service will be 2:00 PM Saturday, April 10. 2021 at...

Ronnie Corbett


Ronnie Corbett, 64, of Lee County, GA died at his residence Tuesday, March 31, 2021. Graveside services will be held Monday, April 5, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Bobby Joe Brown...

Dr. Emma Rebecca "Becky" Carlon


Dr. Emma Rebecca Bays Carlon passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Ray...

Bruce Covington


Bruce Edward Covington, 69, of Albany, GA, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Bruce was born in Pensacola, FL, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He worked...

Clarence Thomason


Clarence Dawson Thomason, 74, of Leary, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Willson Hospice House.  A grave side memorial service will be conducted on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 11:00am...

Mark Alday


Mark Alday, 31, 0f Lee County, died Monday, March 29, 2021 at his residence. His memorial service will be Saturday 2 PM at Leesburg Cemetery.  Brian Johnson will officiate. Born...

Geraldine Howell


Geraldine Mills Howell, 86, of Albany, GA passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at her daughter's residence. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Mathews...

Peggy McConnell


Peggy Lee McConnell, 72, of Terrell County, GA, died Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday, March 29, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the...

Alfred "Freddy" Askew


Alfred Brinson “Freddy” Askew, 61, of Lee County, GA, died March 23, 2021 at Phoebe North Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 AM at Thundering Springs Baptist...

Wyatt Shields


Wyatt Grant Shields, 65, of Albany, GA died Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Lumber City Nursing and Rehab. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 PM (CST) at Ebenezer Baptist Church...

Ruthie Breton


Ruthie I. Breton, 79, of Albany, GA, died March 21, 2021 at her residence. A private family graveside service will be held at Andersonville National Cemetery. Rev. Ben Steffens will...

Donald McGowan


Donald Scott McGowan, 62, of Albany, GA died Monday, March 22, 2021 at his residence. A Life Celebration will be held at his home on his birthday, September 23, 2021. Scott was born in Elizabeth...

Michael Walker


Michael E. Walker, 73, of Albany, GA, passed away at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  The family will hold a celebration of life at a later date in Goose Creek, SC Michael was born on May...

Edgar Weathersby


Edgar Butch Weathersby, 76, of Lee County, GA, died March 20, 2021 at The Fellowship Home at Brookside in Valdosta, GA.  Graveside funeral services will be held Monday at 1:00 PM at Leesburg...

Lori Bridwell Jackson


  Lori Bridwell Jackson, 56, of Leesburg, GA passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Willson Hospice House. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m....

Walter Matthews


Walter Robert Matthews, 94, died at home, Friday, March 19, 2021. Mr. Matthews was born in Wilkes County, Georgia and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delilah...

Diane Davis


Zelda Diane Pennington Davis, 70, of Lee County, died Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.  Born in Maryville,...

Cynthia Horne


Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Horne, 52, of Albany, GA, died March 12, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  Memorial services will be held 2 PM Friday at Mathews Funeral Home. ...

James "Marty" Elton


James Martin “Marty” Elton passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. for family and close friends only. Mr. Ross Powell...

Edna Brackin


Edna Rebecca (Becky) Brackin, 75, of Albany, GA passed away, Monday, March 8, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Private funeral services will be held Saturday at Mathews...

Bruce Harrell


Bruce Nay Harrell, 85, of Poulan, GA passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at his residence. The family will celebrate his life with a private graveside service. Born on the family farm in Whigham,...

Janet Goodyear


Janet C. Goodyear, 91, of Albany, GA died March 6, 2021 at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery. Rev. Walter Hobgood will...

Randy Todd Truitt


Randy Todd Truitt, 56, of Albany, GA passed away Friday, March 5, 2021 at Tift Regional Hospital. Memorial services will be conducted Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Philema Road Baptist...

Bobby Wombles


Bobby Joe Wombles, 70, of Albany, died Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  Per Mr. Wombles wishes he has been cremated and the family will have a private service.

James "Bill" Miller


James William “Bill” Miller, 75, of Lee County, GA, died March 2, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  Graveside funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 AM at Crown...

Gary Dietzel


Gary S. Dietzel, 58, of Worth Co., GA passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville, GA.  Born in Circleville, OH on September 5, 1962 to the parents...

Linda Spilman


Linda Ann Spilman, 64, of Dawson, GA, passed away February 27, 2021 at her home on Old Mill Road.  A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 3:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home.  Rev. Alan...

Willie Gurr, Jr.


Willie Robert Gurr, Jr., age 82 of Madison, died on February 25, 2021.  He was at home, surrounded by his family. Graveside memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, March 6, 2021...

Faye Ray


Irene V. Ray, of Wichita, KS, formerly of Albany died Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in Wichita. The family will receive friends Sunday, February 28, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Mathews...

Grace Dill


Grace Douglas Dill, 83, of Albany passed away February 20, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. A joint memorial service for her and her husband, Wiley Dill, who passed away, April 3, 2020,...

Rebekah Elizabeth Griffin


Rebekah Elizabeth Fowler Griffin, 35, of Lee Co., GA passed away, Thursday, February 18, 2021 at her residence. Private family services will be held at Avalon United Methodist Church on Saturday,...

Kimberly Johnson


Kimberly Michelle Johnson, 51, of Leesburg, GA passed away February 17, 2021 at Phoebe Putney  North Campus. Born in Greenville, SC, Kimberly had lived in Albany, GA before moving to...

Doris Hines


Doris Whorton Hines, 87, formerly of Albany, Georgia passed away, Monday, February 15, 2021 in Venice, FL. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 19, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at...

Elizabeth Studdard


  Elizabeth Florrie Osborne Studdard, 80, of Americus, GA formerly of Lee County, GA, died February 14, 2021 at Magnolia Manor Nursing Center.  Graveside funeral services will be...

Martha Michele Perez


Martha Michele Perez, 44, of Albany, GA, died February 13, 2021 at Phoebe North Medical Center.  A visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday February 16, 2021 from 5:30 PM until...

Robert Granville


Col. Robert Richey Granville, Jr., M.D. (U.S. Army ret.) died February 13, 2021 of Covid-19 at Crisp Regional Hospital in Cordele, Georgia. Born in New York City on March 3, 1950 to Robert and...

Robert Dennison


Robert T. Dennison (MGySgt, USMC, Ret.), 80, of Albany, GA, died February 12, 2021 at his residence. Services will be held Thursday at 2:00 PM at Andersonville National Cemetery with Military...
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