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Frances Feagin, 86

Frances Feagin, 86, of Americus, a resident of Magnolia Manor, formerly of Albany, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at Phoebe Sumter Hospital.

Miss Feagin, daughter of the late Jerre Willis Feagin Sr., and Frances Whiteside Feagin was born January 27, 1926 in Bibb County.  She taught at Albany High School for many years.  Miss Feagin was a graduate of Mercer University with an A.B. and M.Ed. degrees, and a 6 year degree from the University of Georgia.  She was a long-time member of Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church in Albany, and a member of First United Methodist Church in Americus.

Survivors include her sister, Jean Feagin Johnson of Rome, Ga.; a brother, the Rev. Jerre W. Feagin Jr. of Buffalo, N.Y.; nephews, Rick Johnson, David Johnson, Jonathan Feagin; a niece, Jennifer Powell.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Martha McDonald Moore Memorial Chapel at Magnolia Manor in Americus with Chaplain Joy Wilson officiating.  Miss Feagin’s remains will be buried Saturday morning at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Macon, Ga.

Memorial contributions may be made to the League of the Good Samaritan, 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, Ga. 31709.

An online guestbook is at www.kimbrellstern.com.


Gerald Kimsey Sr. 56

Gerald Kimsey Sr. 56, of Blackberry Road in Baconton, Ga. died March 15, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Kimbrell-Stern Rev. Keith Gaines officiating. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Born in Albany, Mr. Kimsey has lived most of his life in the Baconton area where he was of the Baptist faith, owner of W&G Trucking Repair and Gerald Kimsey Hauling. Mr. Kimsey will always be remembered for the love he gave to his family, grandkids and his work.

Mr. Kimsey was preceded in death by his father, Otis Lee Kimsey Sr., and a sister, Polly Broome.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Kimsey of Baconton, daughters, Jennifer Dollar and her husband Kem of Camilla and Glenda Kimsey and her husband Gene, son, Gerald (Jerry) Kimsey Jr. of Baconton his mother, Margaret Kimsey of Ashburn, eight grandchildren, Skylar and Summer Roberts, Haley Dollar, Kimberly, Taylor, Ivy & Kaylee Bridges and Brayden Kimsey, one great-grandchild, Layla Bridges, brothers, Terry Kimsey of Sasser, Wayne Kimsey of Atlanta, John and Frankie Kimsey of Sylvester, Bo Kimsey of Leesburg and Rodney Mabrey of Baconton, Ga., sisters, Ann Kimsey of Sasser, Brenda Tracy of Ashburn and Janice Holton of Baconton.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Kimbrell-Stern.

Those desiring, please make memorials to The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University 1365C Clifton Road, Atlanta, Ga. 30322.

An online guestbook is at www.kimbrellstern.com.


Johnny Wade White, 60

Johnny Wade White, 60, of Cumming, Georgia, died after a long battle with cancer on March 15, 2012 at the Cumming Northside Hospital.

Mr. White was born in Albany, Georgia on October 3, 1951 to James (Pee Wee) White and Mary Gail Archer White. He was a 1969 graduate of Albany High School and 1971 graduate of Albany Junior College where he served as student vice-president.

After moving to Cumming, Georgia in 1989, he became the founder and owner of Main Source Germany, Inc. and PartSouth, Inc. in Cumming, Georgia.

He is survived by his children, Lesley White Kunz, Michael Ryan White, and Meredith White Buice, and sons-in-law John Kunz and Adam Buice, all of Cumming; his mother, Mary Gail White, and sister Patsy Faye Menix, both of Albany; his grandchildren, Gracey Buice, Fischer and Brynlee Kunz, all of Cumming; and dear friend Michelle Davis.

He was preceded in death by his father, Pee Wee White, and his beloved
grandmother, Alma White.

Arrangements are with Kimbrell Stern Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 at Beacon Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia with a memorial service immediately following at 3 p.m. Interment will be at Floral Memory Gardens in Albany.


Penny Leigh Wells, 56

Penny Leigh Wells, 56, of Albany died on Tuesday March 13, 2012 at her residence. A graveside funeral service for Ms. Wells will be held on Friday March 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery with Bill Pawley giving the eulogy.

Ms. Wells was born in Albany to the late George Leonard and Lois Mooty Pawley on February 18, 1956. She was retired from Hertz Car Rental and was a graduate of Albany High School.

She is survived by a son Chris Gimenez of Savannah, two brothers Bill Pawley and his wife Brenda of Leesburg, Ga., George Pawley and his wife Nancy also of Leesburg, Ga., and several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as a sister Diana Mayo.

Those desiring can make contributions to the American Lung Association 1104 West 3rd Ave. Albany, Ga. 31782.

An online guestbook is at www.kimbrellstern.com


Anderson Lewis Hyman, 83

Anderson Lewis Hyman, 83, of Mitchell County, Ga. died March 15, 2012 at Mitchell Convalescent Center in Camilla, Ga.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. David Aumsbaugh will officiate.  Interment will follow in Leesburg Cemetery.

A native of Worth County, Ga., he was born to the late Horace Daniel Hyman and Mary Coston Hyman.  Mr. Hyman’s mother died when he was a small child and he was raised by his step-mother, the late Mattie Lou Hyman.  Mr. Hyman lived in Lee County, Ga. before moving to Albany over fifty years ago.  He was of the Pentecostal faith.

Mr. Hyman was a strong and gentle man and loved his family.  He made a living doing what he loved to do.  Completely self-taught, he was a master mechanic who spent the great majority of his life working on vehicles.  Mr. Hyman was employed with Beck Motor Company for many years before opening Hyman Truck Repair in 1988.  He was a devoted husband, a loving father, a wonderful grandfather and a friend to all who knew him.

Survivors include three daughters and their husbands, Sylvia and Donald Ford of Cleveland, Tenn., Deborah and John Wilson of  Sasser, Ga. and Mary and David Aumsbaugh of Albany, five grandchildren, Courtney Ford of Cleveland, Tenn., Daniel Buckner of Athens, Ga., Sarah Buckner of Moultrie, Ga., Andy Aumsbaugh of Bronwood, Ga. and Zach Aumsbaugh of Albany, four great-grandchildren, Jayden Buckner, Brinston Buckner, Laylin Aumsbaugh and Aubree Aumsbaugh and a number of nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Helen Hyman, a grandson, Josh Aumsbaugh and four sisters, Ruby Carswell Whitfield, Nannie Breeden, Nellie Hautala and Mae Palmer.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. before the funeral at Mathews Funeral Home.

The family is at the residence of Mary and David Aumsbaugh, 2300 Hoover St., Albany, GA, 31707.

An online guestbook is at www.mathewsfuneralhome.com.


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