Thomasville Times Enterprise

August 3, 2007

OBITUARIES August 3, 2007

Mary Deloris Cleveland

Services for Mary Deloris Cleveland, Cairo, are at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Beulah Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Timothy Addison officiating, the Rev. Dellise Cox, pastor, and interment is in Crestview Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Brandon Rogers, Willie Cleveland, Nicholas Garcia, Marcus Johnson, Greg Mitchell and Willie Harvey. Mrs. Cleveland died July 28 at Grady General Hospital. Born in Appling County, she was a daughter of the late William Benny Barfield and Suzie Brown. She was a member of Friendship First Born Church. Survivors include sons, Lucious Brown (Jennifer), Patrick Brown; adopted sons, Dan and Charles Peterson; adopted daughter, Katina Morris; grandchildren, Lucious Brown Jr., Vontate Jones, Trey Brown, Joshawn and Jacaques Thoronton, Tynisen and Kemaya Perkins; nine sisters, Helen (Bishop) Roberts, Gwenett (Lynn) Crawford, Rosa Mickler, Patricia (Ricky) Teal, Mary Jane Barfield, Doris (Louis) Barfield, Gail Moore, Mary Barfield, Lillie Key; 10 brothers, Larry (Mary) Brown, John “Joe Cool” (Alberta) Brown, Robert (Stacie) Brown, Adolph (Theresa) Adam, Jerry, Wade, Lamar, Larry and Frank Barfield; friends, James Corker, Lisa Williams; several god children; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. — Weston’s Funeral Home

Thelbert E. Davis

Services for Thelbert E. Davis, 79, Cairo, are at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Clark Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Max Childs will officiate and interment is in Greenwood Cemetery in Cairo with Masonic rites. Mr. Davis died Aug. 1 at Archbold Hospital in Thomasville. Born June 7, 1928, in Grady County, he was a son of the late Hugh Augustus and Marie Jones Davis. In 1950, he married Christolo Allen Davis of Cairo. He was a salesman, mechanic and farmer. Mr. Davis was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 299 F&AM;, Cairo Shrine Club, Hasan Temple and Deep South Gas and Steam Club. Survivors include his wife, Christolo Allen Davis of Cairo; sons and daughters-in-law, Max and Alice Davis, Clyde and Gail Davis and Larry Davis all of Cairo; grandchildren, Micky and Melia Davis of Pelham, Felicia Davis of Cairo, Jeremy and Tina Davis of Omaha, Neb., Karen Laurre Davis of Marietta; brother and sister-in-law, Billy and Patsy Davis of Cairo; sister and brothers-in-law, Hulaine and Travis Bryant of Cairo, Broward Harrison of Lynn Haven, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Maryce Harrison. — Clark Funeral Home

Ida Pearl Jackson Wyche

Services for Ida Pearl Jackson Wyche, 85, 14359 US Hwy. 319 North, Lot 5, Thomasville, are at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Glasgow AME Church in Boston. The Rev. Joseph Hankins will officiate and interment is in Glasgow AME Church Cemetery. Mrs. Wyche died July 29 at her residence. Born Dec. 25, 1921, in Thomas County, she was a daughter of the late Grippie and Sally Jackson. She was married to the late Allen Wyche. She was a member of Glasgow AME in Boston where she was a sister of the church. She attended New Union School of Boston. Survivors include daughters, Vangie Thomas, Beulah Pyke both of Thomasville; sons, James Glass, Tommy Wyche both of Boston; sisters, Grippie Berry of Thomasville, Bessie Williams of Boston, Lillie Smith of Thomasville, Lela Taylor of Delray Beach, Fla.; brothers, Clyde Jackson of Winter Haven, Fla., Eugene Jackson of Thomasville; sisters-in-law, Pearlie Jackson of Boston, Betty Jackson of Thomasville; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great -great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by two sons, Lloyd Wyche and Robert Roundtree. The viewing from 2 to 8:30 p.m., today at the funeral home and from 12:30 p.m. until the funeral service Saturday at the church. The family will assemble at 12:30 p.m., Saturday at the residence. — Hadley's Funeral Home

Simil Yates

Services for Simil Yates of Cairo are at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at Macedonia M.B. Church. The Rev. Kenneth Flemming, pastor, the Rev. James B. Carter, officiating, and interment is in Crestview Cemetery. Active pallbearers are nephews. Mr. Yates died July 29 at his residence. Born in Grady County, he was a son of the late Hardy and Elize Cochran Yates. He was a member of St. Paul M.B. Church and a World War II veteran. Survivors include his sister, Rossie Lee Calloway of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; stepsister, Cleotha Brown of Cairo; nephew. Florzell Thomas; nieces, Littie Carter, Marchell Butler; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. — Weston’s Funeral Home