Thomasville Times Enterprise


June 5, 2014

Opal Ethel Calhoun

THOMASVILLE — Services for Opal Ethel Calhoun, 77, of Coolidge, Ga., will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Silverhill Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. Warren Hope and the Rev. Charles Jackson and Dr. Eric Calhoun will officiate with internment to follow at Peaceful Rest Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Michael Watts, Major Robert Watts, Myles Watts, Timothy McClain, David Ervin and Joseph McClain. Calhoun was born on April 21, 1937, in Coolidge to the late Willie and Carlee Taylor McClain. She lived in Coolidge her entire life and married Euris Calhoun in Thomasville, Ga. Calhoun was a member of the Mother & Deaconess of the Silverhill Missionary Baptist Church, the Eastern Star and a member at Silverhill Missionary Baptist Church. She attended Coolidge High School and Savannah State College. Calhoun passed away on May 31, 2014, at her home. Survivors include daughter, Janice Robinson (Anthony) of Hardeeville, S.C.; sons, Dr. Eric C. Calhoun (Cynthia) of McDonougn, Ga., and Edwin C. Calhoun of Coolidge, Ga.; grandsons, Primus C. McClain of Coolidge, Ga., Toderick Christful of Maryland; granddaughters, Michaela A. Robinson of Hardeeville, S.C., Canecria Calhoun of McDonougn, Ga.; great granddaughters, Taylor Christful, Taylin Christful and Trinity Christful, all of Maryland, and Makhia Robinson of Hardeeville, S.C.; great grandsons, Toderick Christful of Maryland and Primus McClain of Thomasville, Ga.; sisters, Martha Ervin of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mary Green of Coolidge, Ga.; cousin, Darcus White of Bridgeport, CT.; and a host of neices, nephews, other relatives and friends. The visitation will be Friday, June 6, 2014, from noon until 8 p.m., at the funeral home. The remains will lie instate at the church from 9 p.m. until the funeral hour with no viewing before or after the funeral service. —Hatcher-Pe

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