James Lawrence (Larry) Massey

Services for James Lawrence "Larry" Massey, 67, of Cairo, will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at First United Methodist Church in Cairo. The Rev. Richard Soper will officiate, with burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Wyman Richter, Randy Wind, Truman Lastinger, Johnny Hurst, Wayne Gilliard, Larry Tatum, Jimmy Mitchell and Skeet Miller. Honorary pallbearers are Sonny Marshall, Billy Walden, Preston Mitchell, Durwood Sellers and Tommy Bond. Mr. Massey died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at his home. Born January 19, 1935 in Barwick, he was son of the late Bennett Leslie and Lucille Goodson Massey. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Crew Massey. He was retired from the Ford dealership in Cairo and was a member of the Cairo Country Club, the Cairo Rotary Club and Southeast Senior Golf. He also was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include Nora; three daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Jaime Ledo and Teresa and Terry Prince, all of Cairo, and Tina and Mitchell Frix of Dalton; four sisters, Montez Mosling of Jacksonville, Fla., Marjorie Willis of Toronto, Canada, Louise Strauss of Miami and Virginia Welch of Albany; a brother, Joe Massey of Dalton; and six grandchildren, Carrie Kesler, Georgia Kesler, Tyler Frix, Trent Frix, Rafaella Ledo and Joseph Leo. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Clark Funeral Home, 334 S. Broad St. -- Clark Funeral Home



Nellie Barnes Roland

Graveside services for Nellie Barnes Roland, 67, of Colquitt, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at the Union Baptist Church cemetery. The Rev. Gans Earnest will officiate. Active pallbearers are Percy Hornsby, Max Kelley, Carlton Thomas, Harmon Jernigan, Enoch Benefield and Roy Lashley. Mrs. Roland died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at her home. Born Oct. 29, 1934 in Colquitt County, she was daughter of the late James Richard (J.R.) and Jewel Ray Barnes. She is preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Barnes. She was a homemaker and a member of Union Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir and the senior ladies Sunday School class. Survivors include her husband, Ferrell Wayne Roland of Colquitt; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Theresa Roland of Newington and Clay and Linda Roland of Donalsonville; a brother, Jack Barnes of Marietta; two sisters, Carolyn House and Betty Sue King, both of Thomasville; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Colquitt Funeral Home, 108 Grow St., Colquitt. -- Colquitt Funeral Home



Sarah Austin Zorn

Sarah Austin Zorn, 89, of Westminster Oaks, died September 16, 2002 in Tallahassee, Fla. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, the Rev. George Luey Zorn. One memorial service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 307 Flint Avenue, (229) 432-7407, in Albany. Dr. Donald M. Kea and Rev. Robert Beckum will officiate. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors (229) 883-4152 of Albany is handling arrangements. A visitation will be held Wednesday at Kimbrell-Stern from 7 - 8:30 p.m. A second service will be held Friday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. at Westminster Oaks (first floor Gallery, Parry Center) in Tallahassee. Rev. John Fletcher will officiate. Born Dec. 7, 1912, in Dunwoody, Ga., she was the daughter of Glenn Greer Austin and Nettie Southern Austin. She graduated from Agnes Scott College and taught in the Atlanta public school system. She was a dedicated homemaker and strong supporter of her husband's ministry in the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Together they served pastorates in Micanopy, Fla., Macon, Sylvester, Valdosta, Tifton, Waycross and Albany where they retired. For nearly 50 years, she was a Sunday School teacher and circle leader for the United Methodist Women. Among many other things, she was famous for her hot pound cakes, a tangible expression of her love and warmth, which she provided for friends, family and those in need. Other survivors include three sons, Dr.





George Luey Zorn, Jr. of Birmingham, Ala., Dr. Richard Lee Zorn and Dr. Donald Austin Zorn, both of Tallahassee, Fla; a sister, Nettie Mae Kelley of Dallas, Tx.; a brother, Edward J. Austin of Cumming, Ga.; ten grandchildren, Dr. George Luey Zorn, III of Charlottesville, Va., Dr. Kirsten Kelley Zorn of Rockville, Md., Carolyn Elizabeth Zorn of Auburn, Ala., LeighAnne Elizabeth Zorn, Brian Christopher Zorn, Kelly Austin Zorn, James Tyler Zorn, Sarah Kathryn Zorn, Thomas Austin Zorn, Susanna Taylor Zorn, all of Tallahassee, Fla., and four great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by two brothers, John S. Austin of Atlanta, Glenn T. Austin of Buford, Ga., and a sister, Gladys Austin Mann of Atlanta. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sarah Austin Zorn Memorial Fund to benefit First United Methodist Church of Albany, P.O. Box 448, Albany, Ga. 31702-0448 or to Habitat for Humanity, 2921 Roberts Road, Tallahassee, Fla. 32308. -- Kimbrell-Stern

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