Thomasville Times Enterprise


August 24, 2006

OBITUARIES August 25, 2006

Anthony Darnell Adams

Services for Anthony Darnell Adams, Whigham, are at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at Mt. Moriah No. 1 Baptist Church in Climax. The Rev. Douglas Barber, pastor officiating, and interment is in Conyers. Active pallbearers are Mark Evans, Paul Davis, John Hodges Jr., Gregory Smiley, Leroy McNair Jr. and Louis Barber Jr. Mr. Adams died Aug. 17 at Grady General Hospital. Born in Grady County, he was a son of Lillie Pearl McNair Adams and the late Oliver Adams Jr. He attended Grady County public schools, member of Mt. Moriah No. 1 Baptist Church and employed at GT Technology in Tallahassee, Fla. Survivors include her mother, Lillie Pearl McNair Adams of Whigham; sister, Sherry Kemp (Todd) of Whigham; brothers, Alfred McNair (Beverly) of LaGrange, Wendell Adams, Gary Adams both of Whigham; aunts, Mary Smiley, Myra Gurley (Bobby), Eunice Corker all of Whigham, Shirley Wright of St. Petersburg, Fla., Betty Adams of Valdosta, Ann Carter (Joseph) Pinetta, Fla., Dorothy Adams of Whigham, Antoinette Adams of Dothan, Ala.; uncles, Leroy McNair (Shaneatha) of Whigham, Lucious McNair Jr. (Doris) of Havana, Fla., Roger Adams (Margaret) of Cairo, Michael Adams (Deborah) of Dothan, Ala., Arthur Lee Brundige of Jennings, Fla., Frankie Lee Bundige (Brenda) of Tallahassee, Fla., Larry Mitchell of Camden, Ariz.; four nephews, Travis Gurley, Jeffery McNair, Marcus Adams, Robin Kemp; a niece, Myaja Gurley; and numerous cousins, relatives and friends. — Weston’s Funeral Home

Kathleen Butler Duncan

Services for Kathleen Butler Duncan, 49, 53 Country Lakes Lane, Thomasville, are at 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 435 S. Stevens St., Thomasville. The Rev. Daniel Smith, pastor, and the Rev. Ananias Hopkins III, officiating, with interment in Peaceful Rest Cemetery. Active pallbearers are nephews and friends of the family. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Thomasville High School Class of 1976. Mrs. Duncan died Aug. 22 at St. Luke Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. Born Sept. 20, 1956, in Thomasville, she was a daughter of Eva Walker Butler and the late William H. Butler Sr. She was married to Willie Joe Duncan. She grew up in Thomas County, attending Thomasville City Schools and was a member of Providence Missionary Baptist Church. Following high school graduation, she enrolled at Thomas Technical School where she earned a diploma in secretarial science. She later earned her associate degree in business at Thomas College in 1986. She worked for Thomas University for 18 years, 17 of which she spent mostly as an admininstrative assistant with Student Support Services TRiO program and the with GEAR UP program. She was a member of the Georgia Association of Special Programs Personnel, the Southeasternn Association of Special Programs Personnel and Project EXCEL Youth Mentoring Program. Survivors include her husband, Willie Joe Duncan; daughter, Shaquita Butler Brown (Cedric); mother, Eva Walker Butler; mother-in-law, Emma Grace Duncan; sister, Sandra Brown (Richard); brothers, Alvin Butler (Nancy) all of Thomasville; brothers, Jerry Butler (Glennis) of Fayetteville, N.C., William Butler (Juanita) of Tampa, Fla., Charles Smith Sr. (Teressa) of Atlanta, Robbie Smith (Syd) of Glendale, Md., Walden Walker (Mary Beth) of Highlands Ranch, Colo.; brother-in-law, Raiford “Tony” Duncan (Pat) of Thomasville; two special grandsons, Malik and Tahj Brown of Thomasville; stepsons, Daryl Duncan (Betsy) of Tallahassee, Fla., Stanley McBride (Tina) of Thomasville, Jopri Miller of Thomasville; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, William Butler Sr.; grandmother, Lucile Streeter; and great-aunt, Ethel Hall. She was preceded in death by her father, William Butler Sr.; grandmother, Lucile Streeter; and great-aunt, Ethel Hall. The wake is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., today at the funeral home. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no public viewing. The funeral procession will assemble at 3 p.m., Saturday at the residence. — Hadley’s Funeral Home

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