Services for Shelly Anderson, 55, Miami, Fla. and formerly of Thomasville, are at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002 at Hadley's Funeral Home Chapel, 622 N. Broad St., Thomasville. The Rev. W.B. Sales will officiate and interment is in Peaceful Rest Cemetery. Active pallbearers are friends of the family. Mr. Anderson died Oct. 28 at the Pan American Hospital in Miami. He was born July 21, 1947 in Thomasville, the son of the late Henry and Leola Dixon Anderson. A Douglass High School graduate, he was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Vietnam and was honorably discharged. Survivors include sons, Shelly Anderson Jr. of Thomasville, Charles Brown, Samuel Anderson both of Miami; a daughter, Aquarius Anderson of Miami; a sister, Virginia Anderson of Thomasville; brothers, Marvin Anderson of Newark, N.J., John Anderson of St. Petersburg, Fla., James Anderson of Miami; uncle, Rosel Dixon of Steubenville, Ohio; aunt, Maudella Lowe of Cairo; sister-in-law, Geraldine Anderson of Thomasville; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. -- Hadley's Funeral Home



Costella Bryant

Services for Costella Bryant, 50, Cairo, are at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002 at Disciples of Jesus Ministries Inc., Thomasville. The Rev. Dr. Israel Blake will officiate and interment is in Crestview Cemetery. Active pallbearers are friends of the family. Mrs. Bryant died Nov. 6 at her residence. Born in Cairo, she was a daughter of Johnson Bryant and Estella Bryant Mann. She was a graduate of Cairo High School, member Disciples of Jesus Ministries Inc. and had lived most of her life in Cairo. Survivors include a daughter, Patronia Lendia Diane Bryant Hicks; father, Johnson Bryant Jr. of Cairo; mother, Estella Bryant Mann of Queens, N.Y.; sisters, Jeanetta Phillips of Queens, Bernice Bryant of Climax, Patricia Bryant of Queens, Linda Jones of Cairo, Sandra B. Hunt of Dallas, Texas, Vanessa B. Brown of Orlando, Fla.; brothers, Johnson Bryant III of Cairo, Charles Bryant Sr. of Cairo, Alvin Bryant of Queens; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, buddies and a special friend. -- Weston's Funeral Home



Everett (Mike) Coachman

Services for Everett (Mike) Coachman, 60, Boston, are at noon, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002 at Trinity Baptist Church where he was a member. The Rev. Delise Cox will officiate and interment is in Boston Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Ron Reddick, Wesley McCaskill, Josphen Lawrence, Alphonsa Barnes, Bennie AMos, Ronald Haggins and Magnolia High School Class of 1960. Mr. Coachman died Nov. 2. Born Sept. 2, 1942 in Thomasville, he was a son of Mary H. Coachman of Boston. He attended Magnolia High School and had lived in Boston for 40 years. He married Carolyn Davis on May 12, 1964 in Thomasville. Survivors include his mother, Mary Horne Coachman of Boston; daughters, Konice Kae Coachman of Thomasville, Ellaniti D. Quita Coachman of Boston; granddaughter, Latoya Quinette Coachman of Thomasville; grandson, Jamicah Rashaad Amoos of Thomasville; aunt, Lessie Ruth Horne of Greensboro, N.C.; a sister, Valerie E. Coachman Moore of Pasadena, Calif.; brothers, Earl F. Coachman of Atlanta, Wallace Coachman of Adel; aunts, Rose B. Horne, Annie Evelyn Horne of Boston; stepdaughters, Kimila Hobbs, Willarene Wilson both of Thomasville; and a host of other relatives and friends. Mr. Coachman will be on view at the church from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at the church with no viewing after the eulogy. -- Hatcher-Peoples Funeral Home



Martha Harris Ivey

Services for Martha Harris Ivey, 75, 107 Rosedale Ave., Thomasville, are at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002 at Second Presbyterian Church, 1306 Fletcher St., Thomasville. The Rev. Joseph Davis, the Rev. Earl Williams and the Rev. Bobby Harris will officiate and interment is in Peaceful Rest Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Jesse Jackson, Matthew Simmons, Ray Simmons, Trey Flanders, Roosevelt Davis and Eston Tillman. Mrs. Ivey died Nov. 3 at Archbold Memoral Hospital Born April 27, 1927 in Mitchell County, she ws a daughter of Chris and Mamie Harris. She was married to Felton Ivey Sr.





and a member of Second Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Ivey was a homemaker and housewife. Survivors include her husband, Felton Ivey Sr. of Thomasville; sons, Felton Ivey Jr. of Thomasville, Alford D. Ivey; daughter, Martha L. Ivey of Thomasville; sons, Willie R. Ivey of Camilla, James A. Ivey of Thomasville, Mark A. Ivey of Atlanta; a daughter, Yvette Y. Jones of Columbus; a son, Bobby F. Ivey of Thomasville; a daughter, Margaret D. Ivey of Thomasville; sisters, Sarah Jones, Eula Mae Gaines both of Camilla, Maudie D. Childs of Homestead, Fla.; brother-in-law, Jim Ivey of Thomasville; sisters-in-law, Charlie Mae Washington of Pensacola, Fla., Thelma Bush, Ethel Miller both of Miami; sister-in-law, Madelyn Miller of Miami; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. -- Hadley's Funeral Home



Bernice Malone McKinney

Services for Bernice Malone McKinney, 71, 105 Carroll St., Thomasville, are at 1 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002 at Kenyon Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The Rev. Samuel B. Ball will officiate and interment is in Peaceful Rest Cemetery. Active pallbearers are deacons. Mrs. McKinney died Nov. 3 at Archbold Medical Center. Born May 13, 1931 in the Glasgow Community in Thomas County, she was the daughter of the late Arie Chester and Will Malone. She was married to David McKinney who preceded her in 1987. She attended New Union School, member Kenyon Seventh-Day Adventist Church where she was deaconess and Sabbath school member. Survivors include a son, David McKinney of Portland, Ore.; daughters, Sandra McKinney, Debprah McKinney Johnson of Los Angeles, Calif., Linda McKinney Lawson of Miami, Fla., Cynthia Lawson of Tallahassee, Fla., Jeanice Akee of San Diego, Calif.; sons, Ronald McKinney of Los Angeles, Donald McKinney of Woodbridge, Va., Willie McKinney of Los Angeles, Wayne McKinney of Thomasville, Keith McKinney of Ohua, Hawaii, Kevin McKinney of Los Angeles; sisters, Ollie Mae Curtis Pickett, Mattie D. Colston both of Boston; and a brother, Ernest Colston of Macon. -- Hadley's Funeral Home



Luegene Thigpen

Services for Luegene Thigpen, 85, Thomasville are at 11a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Metcalfe. The Rev. Estelle Arrington will officiate and interment is in Mitchell Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Masons of Tried Stone Lodge No. 1. Mrs. Thigpen died Nov. 2 in Thomasville. Born Feb. 18, 1917 in Thomas County, she was the daughter of the late Neil and Lue Carr. She was married to Willie "Bill" Thigpen who preceded her in death. She was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Tabitha Chapter No. 31, Order of Eastern Star and deaconess and mother of the church. Mrs. Thigpen was a former dietary assistant for Thomas County School System and homemaker. Survivors include daughters and their husbands, Fleeta C. Sexion (Larry) of Thomasville, Mattie L. Murray (Virgil) of Thomasville, Cloretta T. Banks (Charlie) of Spring Valley, Calif., Wynell Johnson (Joseph) of Jacksonville, Fla.; sons, Willie Thigpen Jr., Lonzell Thigpen both of Thomasville; adopted son, Willie Hall Sr. of Thomasville; sister and husband, Lossie Fedrick (Joseph) of Thomasville; 16 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother, Victoria Hadley, Ella Hart and Fred Hill Sr. The family wil receive friends at the church after the services. Relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10 a.m. at 111 Crestwood Drive for the processional. -- Grooms Funeral Home



Frank Washington Jr.

Services for Frank Washington Jr., 75, 17528 U.S. Hwy. 19 North, Thomasville, are at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. Hwy. 19 North, Thomasville. The Rev. Andrew Anderson, pastor and the Rev. Rodney Sewell Sr. officiating and interment is in St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church cemetery. Active pallbearers are deacons of St. Paul M.B. Church. Mr. Washington died Nov. 1 at his residence. Born in Thomas County, he was a son of the late Frank Washington Sr. and Katie E. Wil

son Washington. He was a farmer and a deacon of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Esther B. Washington of Thomasville; a son, Lorenzo D. Washington of Nampa, Id.; daughters, Vivian Washington Reddick of Tampa, Fla., Betty Washington Jones of Thomasville; daughter-in-law, Julie E. Washington of Nampa; sons-in-law, Dennis Reddick of Tampa, Clifford E. Jones of Thomasville; sister, Evangelist Sarah E. Johnson of Thomasville; brother, Arthur L. Washington of Thomasville; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; devoted cousin, Frank Sadler of Thomasville; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. -- Hadley's Funeral Home

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