John William Ott, 88, of Brent died July 22, 2008 at his residence.
He was born Sept. 14, 1919 in Clarke County. He was a retired building contractor.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Ott, Brent; two sons, Terry (Rosemary) Ott, Diana, Texas, Russell (Charlotte) Ott, Centreville; one daughter, Annie (James) Alford, Thomasville; three stepsons, Ronnie Bennett, Baton Rouge, La., Robbie Bennett, Hallsville, Texas, Steve Bennett, Brent; one sister, Ruby Horton, Greenwood; three brothers, Junior Ott, Vester Ott, both of Thomasville, Syble Ott, Mobile; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren.
The service was July 24 at 10 a.m. at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Revs. Benny Crawford and Teddy Ott officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville.
Active pallbearers were Chuck Andrews, Hunter Bennett, Steven Bennett, Rick Lambright, Travis Hudson, Andrew Ott and Steve Bennett.
Honorary pallbearers were Yolanda McCanty, Vicky Dumas, Cindy Hudson, Lyn Ott and Aaron Ott.