Frances Averitt Williamson, 91, of Thomasville died June 21, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 27, 1918 in Thomasville. She was a member of the Sunny South Baptist Church. She was a retired garment pinner. Survivors include two sons, Tony (Marilyn) Williamson, Robert Edward (Betty Ann) Williamson, all of Pine Hill; one daughter, Annie L. Williamson, Thomasville; […]


Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 22-29 include: Roderick Oneal Pritchett, 19, failure to appear, $384 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. Jacqueline Savage Fields, 55, theft of property first degree, $10,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Joseph Wesley Council, 24, possession of forged instrument second degree, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke […]

Card of Thanks

The family of the late Deacon R.C. Fuller would like to thank each and everyone for your acts of kindness shown to us during the illness and death of our loved one. May God continue to bless and keep you is our prayer. Special thanks to Dr. Ralph Neal and the staff of Asera Care Hospice. Thank you The R.C. […]


Shenitha Faye Turner, 44, died June 21, 2010 in Mobile. Survivors include her mother, Bessie Pugh, her father, Rufus Pugh and a brother, Reggie Turner, all of Coffeeville. The service was June 26 at Cedar Point Baptist Church. Burial was in the Cedar Point Baptist Church Cemetery. Reese Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.


Michael Stewart McNutt, 67, of Terre Haute, IN died June 23, 2010 at Union Hospital Emergency Room in Terre Haute. He was born May 19, 1943 in Alabama. He was the son of Olivia McNutt formerly of Coffeeville. He was a retired consultant for maintenance engineering. He had attended World Gospel Church. Survivors include his mother, Olivia McNutt, Jackson; his […]


Deacon Robert Clay (R.C.) Fuller, 73, died June 20, 2010. He was born July 8, 1936 to Ms. Fannie Fuller of Whatley. He was raised in the Indian Ridge community and accepted Christ at an early age at the Indian Ridge Baptist Church where he remained a faithful and dutiful deacon until his health failed. He attended Indian Ridge School. […]


Ann Elizabeth Seibert Phillips, 75, of St. Stephens died June 25, 2010 at her residence. She was born Dec. 28, 1934. She was a native of Washington County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Stephens. She loved people and she loved taking care of people. She made sure she crocheted something for all of her […]

Use computer to browse library

Betsy West, Grove Hill Librarian, reports that the number of patron visits doubled for a few days in June. In part, this is due to the summer reading program, the use by patrons of the public computers, and the increased awareness of the materials available in the library. The on-line catalog lists books that are available, as well as new […]

Bailey-Weeks to marry July 16 in Fountain, Ala.

Mike and Paula Cabaniss of Grove Hill and Allen Bailey of Excel announce the engagement of their daughter, Mallory “Catlain” Bailey, to Samuel Cody Weeks, son of Marie Weeks of Monroeville and Jim Weeks of Macon, GA. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ann DeRouen of Franklin and the late Paul DeRouen, Ernestine Bailey of Monroeville and the late Morris […]

Noble-Norris to marry July 11 in Bashan Baptist

Teresa Anne Noble of Thomasville and Jerry Wayne Norris of Nanafilia will exchange wedding vows Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at Bashan Baptist Church in the Opine- Tallahatta Springs community. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late William Wentford and Dorothy Anne McIntyre Noble. She is the granddaughter of the late Archie and Mamie McIntyre and the […]