Obituaries

Mark W. Brown

Jun 29, 2022

Arrangements to be announced.

Dewey (DJ) Justin Perrett

Jun 28, 2022

Dewey (DJ) Justin Perrett, 30, of Albany, died Monday, June 28, 2022 at his residence.

A service will be held at a later date.

DJ was a loving and very unique man who loved his family and friends with every bit of his being. Especially his daughter Marley.  He was employed at MCLB as a heavy-duty vehicle repair electrician.  DJ...

Joyce Sims Detherage Chastain

Jun 28, 2022

 

Joyce Sims Detherage Chastain passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Evergreen Assisted Living in Albany, GA.  Private graveside funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 2, 2022 at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. Rev. Mark Jackson will officiate.

 

Mrs. Chastain was born in Albany, GA on February 25, 1926 to James L. Sims and Mary Gilmer Sims. She...

Lester Taylor Harrison

Jun 28, 2022

Lester Taylor Harrison, Sr.,86, of Albany, GA, died June 28, 2022 at his residence.  Memorial services will be held Friday at 11:00 am at The First United Methodist Church of Albany.  Rev. Jim Morrow and Pastor Laurel Griffith will officiate.

Mr. Harrison was born on April 13, 1936 in Bainbridge, GA to Oscar and Mamie Harrison.  He moved to Albany,...

Donald Franklin "Frank" Norman

Jun 26, 2022

The graveside funeral service of Donald Franklin (Frank) Norman, 82, of Leesburg, GA who passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022 at his residence will be conducted Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Dawson, GA. Mr. Bo Norman will officiate.

 

Born in Cairo, GA, Mr. Norman was a truck driver and rancher most all of...

James E. Crosby

Jun 23, 2022

James E. Crosby, 71, of Albany, GA, died June 23, 2022 at his residence.  Memorial services will be held Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 3:00 pm at Mathews Funeral Home.  Rev. Jake Williams will officiate.  His cremains will be interred on his family’s lot in Zion Grove Cemetery.

James was born on February 12, 1951 in Moultrie, GA to Willie...

Janice Annette Barrow

Jun 22, 2022

Janice Annette Walls Barrow, 59, of Leslie, Ga passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at her sister’s home in Dawson, GA. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Philema Road Baptist Church. Rev. Aaron McCulley will officiate. Interment will follow in Leslie City Cemetery.

 

Born in Americus, GA, Janice was raised in Lee...

Jon Michael Warrington

Jun 21, 2022

Jon Michael Warrington, age 84, of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, died June 21, 2022 at his residence. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Porterfield United Methodist Church in Albany, GA with visitation at 1:00. Rev. Chuck Knight will officiate.

 

Mike was born October 26, 1937 in Lexington, KY to John Hamilton...

Elaine Alfieri Dettore

Jun 21, 2022

Elaine Alfieri Dettore, 78 of Albany, GA, died Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at her residence.  Funeral services will be held Friday, June 24, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Mathews Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Andersonville National Cemetery.  Ross Powell will officiate.  The family will receive friends Friday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the funeral home.

Mrs. Dettore...

Margaret A. Santmyer

Jun 17, 2022

Margaret A. Santmyer, 99, of Albany, GA passed away at Willson Hospice House on Friday, June 17, 2022.

Born in Colquitt, GA, Mrs. Santmyer's family moved to Albany, GA when she was a child and she had lived in Albany, GA all of her life. She was a graduate of Albany High School and retired as the payroll clerk from...

Wayne Etheridge

Jun 16, 2022

 Wayne Etheridge, 76, of Leary, GA passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 20, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Cordray United Methodist Church Cemetery.

 

Wayne was born and a life-long resident in Leary, GA. He was a graduate of Edison High School and joined the air...

Wanda Gail Hall Vega

Jun 16, 2022

Wanda Gail Hall Vega, 70 of Albany, GA, died Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services will be held Monday, June 20, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home.  Rev. Terry Siniard will officiate.  Interment will follow at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery for those desiring to attend.  The family will receive friends Monday from 2:00...

Heather Francine Knighton

Jun 14, 2022

Heather Francine Knighton, 51, of Albany, GA died Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Beattie Road Church of Christ. Mr. Paul Montandon will officiate.

 

Heather was born and raised in Albany, GA to John and Jan Knighton, who survive her. She also survived by...

Earl John Morrissey

Jun 13, 2022

Earl J. Morrissey, 59, of Albany, GA, died June 13, 2022 at his residence.  A visitation will be held Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Mathews Funeral Home from 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM.

Earl was born in Jacksonville, NC on April 11, 1963 to Paul and Gladys Morrissey.  He moved to Albany as a young child, grew up here and...

Dorothy Jane Edwards

Jun 12, 2022

 

Dorothy Jane Edwards, 78, of Leesburg, GA passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at Lee County Health and Rehabilitation. 

 

Born September 29, 1943, in Worth County, GA,. to the late Dot and Jimmy Rycroft. Jane worked for the board of education in Dougherty County and retired after 36 years from Westover High School. After retirement she...

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