January 15, 2004

Judy Ann Sampley

Judy Ann Sampley, age 58, of Jonesboro, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at Harvest Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tracey Smith and Dr. Ben Smith officiating. The remains will be placed in state one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery at 4 p.m. E.S.T. in Bridgeport, Ala.

Survivors include her husband, Jessie Sampley; children, Brenda Moody of McDonough, J. Allen Sampley Jr. of Jonesboro and Angela C. Hackler of McDonough; mother, Inez Miller of Rossville, Ga.; brothers, Richard Cameron of Tunnel Hill, Ga., Kenneth Cameron of Cahutta, Ga. and Mike Cameron of Rossville; grandchildren, Travis Moody, Nicole Moody, Austin Lewallen and Cherrie Sampley, all of McDonough.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 210-2700.

Lois Reeves

Ms. Lois Reeves, 97, of Morrow, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004.

Ms. Reeves was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 15 in the chapel of the funeral home, with the Rev. Charles Worthy officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Baptist Church cemetery.

Survivors include her nephews, Ralph Adamson, Randolph Adamson and Harold Adamson; nieces, Mildred Hoover and Ruth Duffey; great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

Southside Chapel Funeral Home, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2828.

Bill Sexton

Mr. Bill Sexton, 78, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004.

Mr. Sexton was a veteran of the United States Navy and Army. He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenice Sexton.

Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at New Testament Baptist Church, with Dr. Curtis Turner officiating. The body will lie in state at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Gloria Sexton of Jonesboro; grandchildren and spouse, David and Gale Sexton of Hazelhurst and Richard Sexton of Jonesboro; great-grandchildren, Brent Swinson, Bryan Ursrey, Dalen Sexton and Spencer Sexton; one brother and two sisters of LaGrange; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Southside Chapel Funeral Home, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2828.