Paul Wyman Blount, 62, of Jackson passed away Jan. 15, 2019 at the Thomasville Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 4, 1956 to Henry Lloyd Blunt and Catherine Miles Blount, both of whom preceded him in death. An employee at The Arc of Clarke County for 42 years, he was passionate about the care of his clients. A family-oriented man, […]



Birdie Mae Johnson Rodgers, 90, answered the Master’s Call Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 in Grove hill. She was born Nov. 25, 1929 to the late Lula Mae Wortham. She accepted Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Whatley where she served as a member of the choir and other various ministries […]



Bertie Lee Schultz Goodwin, 99, of Grove Hill, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 29, 1919 to W.A. and Lucy West Schultz. An ordained minister with the Assembly of God Church, she had pastored churches in Castleberry and St. Stephens. She had been active in her own home church, Magnolia Assembly […]



Roger Glenn Fore, 62, of Coffeeville passed away Jan. 7, 2019 at University Medical Center (USA) in Mobile. He was born Feb. 17, 1956 to James W. “Red” Fore Jr. and Gladys Bumpers Fore in Jackson. A devoted family man, he fully enjoyed life; he worked and played hard. He loved God, hunting, fishing and serving the Coffeeville community. A […]



Jonathan Charles Williams, 51, transitioned on Dec. 30, 2018. He was born on June 13, 1968 in Thomasville to Sadie Milton and Ester Robinson. He attended Thomasville High School in Thomasville and Job Corps in Charlotte, N.C. After completing his training, he resided in Charlotte. His memories will be forever cherished by two sons, Corey Lee of Charlotte, N.C. and Levi Glenn of Thomasville;  […]



Gladys Rodgers Robinson, 88, answered her Master’s call Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 while in Foley. She was born April 30, 1930 in Whatley to Jack and Annie Pendleton Rodgers. Gladys was educated in the Clarke County School System and united with Pine Chapel Baptist Church No. 1 in Grove Hill, where she sang in the choir before her health failed. […]



Wallace Lee “Red” Deas Sr., 88, of Creola passed away Jan. 12, 2019 surrounded by his loving children and grandchildren. Wallace was born in Coffeeville on Aug. 10, 1930 to Chester and Virena (Pugh) Deas. Survivors include his daughter, Cynthia A. Wood, his son, Wallace “Bo” Deas Jr., his grandchildren, Shay McInnis Matson and Tiffany Deas Banner; his great-grandchildren, Carrin […]



Nellie Marie Prewett, 88, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. She was a native of Alabama and a resident of Fulton. Nellie was a volunteer with Southern Care Hospice; she loved nothing more than helping other people. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Fulton and also the Fulton Fire/Rescue Ladies Auxiliary. Nellie was a former recipient of […]



Tonya Kay Joyce, 70 of Pine Hill died Jan. 8, 2019 at her residence. She was born April 2, 1948 in Pine Hill, to Albert Pearson and Mable Irene Pearson McGilberry. She was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church. She was a retired advertising manager with The Thomasville Times. She is survived by her son, Al (Robin) Joyce; daughter, Melinda […]

Deputy’s truck hit by drag racer trying to run Sunday night

A Clarke County Sheriff’s Department deputy had a minor run-in with a drag racer on County Route 19 Sunday evening. Deputy Kenneth Sterner had encountered racers in a stretch near the old “Wag” club that recently burned. There was a crowd there to watch the races. Sterner pulled in to try and block one and the racer’s vehicle hit the […]