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Funeral Set for Oglethorpe Officer

Funeral Set for Oglethorpe Officer

An Oglethorpe police officer died while driving on duty Thursday morning.

Oglethorpe Police Chief Harold Cannon says Richard Angelo Cobb ran off the road and went into a field into two pecan trees. He was 37.

Cobb had prior health problems, and Cannon says it is believed it wasn't the wreck that killed him.

His funeral is set for Monday at noon at Hancock Funeral Home in Americus.

Cobb left behind a wife and daughter.


Inez M. Weeks

Inez M. Weeks, age 90, of 1369 Weeks Road, Vienna, died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Crisp Regional Hospital. Born in Colquitt County, she was the daughter of the late Tom Mercer and Callie Worley Mercer.

Continue reading  Inez Weeks' obituary on the Tributes site.

James 'Jimmy' DeLoach


Funeral services for Mr. James Marshall “Jimmy” DeLoach, 46, of Cochran who died Sunday, May 20, 2012 in the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon. Funeral will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday in Harmony Baptist Church in Dooly County. Burial will be in Harmony/Smyrna Cemetery.

Mr. DeLoach was born in Dooly County and had lived in Cochran for the past five years. He was a graduate of Fullington Academy in 1983. He attended Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College and graduated from Macon State College. He was a FAA Certified Private Pilot. He was a deacon at Harmony Baptist Church and former Sunday School Teacher, Children’s Church Director and a former Music Director before moving his letter to First Baptist Church of Cochran. He was a chemical salesman for Agri-AFC.

He was a former member of the Board of Directors of the Dooly County Farm Bureau.

T. Hoyt Davis Jr.

T. Hoyt Davis, Jr., age 94, of 281 Tippettville Road, Vienna, died Sunday, April 29, 2012, at Cordele Health & Rehab in Cordele. Born in Vienna, he was the son of the late Thomas Hoyt Davis and Mary Louise Hargrove Davis. Mr. Davis was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1940 and was an attorney in Vienna for many years. He was a member and Deacon of Vienna First Baptist Church and a Mason, Shriner and a member of the Vienna Kiwanis Club. During World War II, he was a special agent for the FBI. 

Continue reading T. Hoyt Davis, Jr.'s obituary on New Hampshire Obituaries website.

Emilie Skvara Nelson-Sangster


MRS. EMILIE SKVARA NELSON-SANGSTER, age 86, of Unadilla, GA, formerly of Eastman, GA, died Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at her residence.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00PM Friday, March 9 in Woodlawn Cemetery, with Rev. Jeff Dykes and Rev. Kim Conley officiating.

 Mrs. Nelson-Sangster was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, Unadilla, a homemaker and daughter of the late Elenora Eberle Skvara & Josip Skvara.  She was preceded in death by a Husband – James H. Nelson.

Survivors:  Husband – Thomas N. Sangster of Unadilla;  2 Daughters – Erika Thompson (Larry) of Douglasville, GA and Lenora Conley (Gerald) of Eastman;  5 Grandchildren – Lisa Watterson(Paul), Jami Thompson (Ben), Misty Pruett (Dusty), Glennie Whitley (Scott) and Blake Conley (Rebecca);  4 Great-Grandchildren – Gracie, Brycen, Glenna Rae & Conley.