Life

Life Celebration of Peter T. Moore

Peter Thomas Moore died peacefully at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on January 3, 2020 in Tallahassee, Florida at the age of 65.   Peter is survived by his closest friend and former wife Carol A. Moore in Lakeland GA: children, Mary Joyce (19) of Chattanooga, TN, Emma (16) and Jonathan (16) in Lakeland, GA; and brothers,…

Read More

Helen Strickland’s Life to be Celebrated.

While the Lanier County News would normally have a short article appearing in our Life Celebrations section, the passing of Helen Strickland is more noteworthy.  Helen was a Lanier County News staff writer for many years and also taught Journalism at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. A Celebration of Life for Ms Helen Strickland will be…

Read More

Life Celebration of Phyllis Nix Harper

Nashville – Phyllis (Nix) Harper (1946-2019) died surrounded by her loved ones on December 9, 2019 at her home in Nashville, GA. Phyllis was born in Berrien County to Glendon and Mary Ford Nix. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Church in Atkinson County, GA. She was the proud mother of her Son,…

Read More

Life Celebration of Lee Roy “Poppie” Montgomery – 88

Naylor – Lee Roy “Poppie” Montgomery went to be with the Lord on December 8, 2019 in Lakeland, GA surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 1, 1931 in Adel, GA to the late Alva and Lou Annie (Carter) Montgomery. Mr. Lee Roy was a veteran of The United States Marine Core. He was…

Read More

Life Celebration for Margie Ann Joiner

Margie Ann Joiner – 75 Of Stockton passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at South Georgia Medical Center – Berrien Campus after a lengthy illness. She was born on March 20, 1944 in Fayetteville, NC to the late Elmer Broadwell and Emma (Brown) Cowart. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her…

Read More

Life Celebration for Christina “Tina” Mae Gurka

Christina “Tina” Mae Gurka – 59 Of Lakeland, GA passed away Friday, November 22, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born in St. Louis, MO on March 2, 1960, to the late Paul Lee Burnett and Gladys “Micki” Ann (Roche) Roach. She retired from Louis Smith Memorial Hospital, where she worked…

Read More

Life Celebration for Benjamin Franklin Browning

Benjamin “Ben” Franklin Browning – Of Lakeland, GA passed away on Monday December 2, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on November 17, 1964 in Lakeland, GA to the late Franklin D. Browning and Elizabeth (Bailey) Browning. Along with his father he is preceded in death by his brother, Trapper…

Read More

Life Celebration for Emma Jean (Stracener) Cannady – 64

Of Lakeland, GA passed away on Monday December 2, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 13, 1955 in Jasper, AL to the late Fred Stracener and Dorothy (Morrison) Fender. She devoted her life to God and her family. She was a loyal employee to Lowndes County Board…

Read More