Thomasville Times Enterprise

February 4, 2007

Obituaries Feb. 4, 2007

Robert Boehannon (Bo) Hudson

Graveside services for Robert Boehannon (Bo) Hudson are at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at Bold Springs Cemetery in Cairo. Hudson died Saturday, Feb. 3, at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Born in Grady County March 8, 1934, he was the son of the late frank and Lonnie Pyles Hudson. He was a retired carpenter. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Franklin Albert Hudson of Cairo, Kenneth Robert and Sherrill Hudson of Thomasville; daughter and son-in-law Sherry H. and Sam Singletary of Whigham; sister Mary Frank Bryant of East Point, Fla.; grandchildren Joel Craig Singletary of Whigham, Kristopher Jordan Hudson Breyanna Nicole Hudson and Jathan Nathaniel Hudson, all of Cairo; step grandchildren Troy Shane Singletary and Eric Jason Singletary of Whigham, Morgan LaRay Bass of Coolidge; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lonnie Pyles Hudson, his father, Frank Hudson, sisters Susie Rich and Ruby Watson, and a brother, James Hudson. Visitation will be at Clark Funeral Home on Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. — Clark Funeral Home

S. Alvin Mitchell

Graveside services for S. Alvin Mitchell of Thomasville, were at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Tennessee Street, with the Rev. Mike Hearrell and Rev. Ramon Hernandez officiating. Mr. Mitchell died Feb. 1, 2007, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born Dec. 7, 1925, in Early County, he was the son of the late Lucius L. and Janie Sammons Mitchell. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church and was a district manager for Quantum Chemical, Petrolane Gas and also worked for Scoggins Dozer. His wife Kathryn Ann Brown Mitchell preceded him in death. On Jan. 18, 2007, he married Vera Godwin Mitchell, who survives. Other survivors include daughters Kaye Scoggins, of Pine Park, Janet Mitchell of Dunwoody; sons Al Mitchell and Victor Mitchell, both of Thomasville; stepdaughter and husband Lady Ann Cox and Don Cox of DeRider, La.; sisters Joyce Stone of Statesboro, Nadine Oldham of Macon; brother Louie Mitchell and Russell Mitchell, both of Macon; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lavon and Dorcas Pearce of Grady County, Frankie Lee and Sherry Pearce, Vivian and John Stanaland and Vernice and Wilburn Hagan, all of Thomasville. Brothers Tip Mitchell and Bill Mitchell preceded him in death. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Inc., P.O. Box 1201, Albany, Ga., 31702 or American Heart Assoc., c/o Vickie Lutes, P.O. Box 1999, Thomasville, Ga. 31799. Guest may sign the online guest register at — Allen & Allen Funeral Home

William Garnett Poole

Services for William Garnett Poole, 77, of Thomasville, are at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, in the chapel of First Baptist Church, 210 N. Broad St., Thomasville. The Rev. Dr. Milton C. Gardner will officiate and interment is in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Paul Burklow, Riley Kimble, Gerald Creel, Tommy Moon, Buddy Moon and Hunter Poole. Mr. Poole died early Saturday morning at Archbold Hospital. Born Aug. 25, 1929, in Greene County, he was the son of the late Will Watt and Minnie Naomi Poole. On Sept. 5, 1951, in Union Point, he married Peggy Juanita Drane Poole, who preceded him in death in 2001. During the Korean War, he served honorably as a corporal with Headquarters Company, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army, in Pusan, South Korea. He was a 1959 graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Business Degree in Marketing. In 1962, he was transferred to Thomasville, and was retired with Colonial Stores/Big Star, where he served as warehouse superintendent for more than 30 years. He was an avid bobwhite quail hunter and owned exceptional English Setters. He passed the love of this sport on to his own children. He enjoyed being at home watching football on TV, especially the Georgia Bulldogs. Survivors include daughter Terri Poole Pitts of Fayetteville; sons and daughters-in-law Rodney B. and Karyn Poole of Jacksonville, Fla., Maj. Wm. Tracy and Virginia Poole of Thomasville, David B. and Penny Poole of Thomasville, Will Watt Poole of Thomasville; sister Gwenell Moon of Union Point; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Pat and Bud Hayes of Alabaster, Ala.; eight grandchildren, Joe Poole, Mary Poole, Hunter Poole, Chandler Pitts, Landon Pitts, Carly Poole, Erin Poole and Katelyn Poole. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family will gather at the home of Tracy and Virginia Poole, 1017 Lake Circle, Thomasville. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 2790, Thomasville, Ga. 31799. — Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home

James Woodard, 79, of Pelham, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, at his residence. —Nathaniel Thomas and Son Home for Funerals, Pelham