George Lanier Jr.
VIENNA — Funeral services for George Lanier Jr., 72, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Pitts Church of God in Pitts. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashburn.
Mr. Lanier died Saturday, June 16, 2007 in Dooly County from injuries sustained in a car wreck.
Born in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late George Cornelus Lanier Sr. and Sarah Elizabeth Peddy Lanier. He had resided in Dooly County for the past 13 years and was a member of the Church of God in Vienna. He was the owner of Lanier Carpet Cleaning.
Survivors include his wife, Clara Dunagan Lanier of Vienna; his children, George C. Lanier III of Vienna, Sherry Gwen Wester of Franklin, Tenn., and Donna Faye Bringman of Cordele; his sister, Frances Penman of Tarpon, Springs, Fla.; four grandchildren, a niece and a nephew.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lexi Bringman.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
An online registry is available at www.perryfuneralchapel.com.
Perry Funeral Chapel of Ashburn has charge of the arrangements.
UNADILLA — Funeral services for Edward Chaney, 74, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors. Pastor James Lee will officiate the services.
Mr. Chaney died Sunday, June 17, 2007 in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.
A native of Dooly County, he was the son of the late Oscar Chaney Sr. and Lou Emma Whitehead Chaney. He was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and was educated in the Dooly County School System. He was employed at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins and later moved to Jacksonville, Fla. where he joined the Jerusalem Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include four brothers, Henry Chaney, E.K. Chaney and Oscar (Arabelle) Chaney all of Unadilla, and Phillip Chaney of Gainesville, Fla.; two sisters, Bernice Brown of Unadilla, and Undene (Sammy) Walker of Atlanta; an uncle, T.W. Whitehead of Unadilla; an aunt, Kadell Byrom of Greensboro, N.C.; a sister-in-law, Ruthie M. Lewis of Macon; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family may be contacted at 1246 Five Points Road, Unadilla.
Alvie Coes Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of the arrangements.
John E. Ransom
CORDELE — Funeral services for John E. Ransom were held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2007 in the chapel of Hughes & Wright Funeral Home. The Rev. Don Howell officiated the service. Burial followed in the Ransom Family Farm Cemetery in Dooly County.
Ray Faircloth, pianist, played both before and after the service. Vicki Andrews sang “As Good As Goodbye Gets” to prerecorded accompaniment.
Pallbearers were Alan Arflin, Steve Arflin, David Arflin, Gary Ransom, Marty Ransom, Tommy Yawn, Randy Yawn and Eric Davis. Honorary pallbearers were fellow Postmasters.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center Volunteer Services, 1826 Veterans Blvd., Dublin, Ga. 31021.
An online guestbook is available at www.hughesandwright.com.
Hughes & Wright Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.
• Forest Kinchens of Cordele died Monday, June 18, 2007 in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by J.W. Williams Funeral Home of Cordele and Vienna.
George Lanier Jr.
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