Jimmy Stanley Sr. (5-20-10)


Jimmy Stanley Sr.

Jimmy Wayne Stanley Sr., died May 20, in Shelby, N.C.

He is survived by his son Jimmy Wayne Stanley Jr. of Burnt Church community, and daughter Patricia Jean Stanley of San Jose, Calif.

Arrangements by Brantley Funeral Home, 662-895-2310, www.brantleyfuneral.net.

Shirley Powell (5-21-10) services 5-24-10


Shirley Powell

Shirley A. Powell, 66, of Savannah, died Friday, May 21.

She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of Stella Mae Benson Tilley and the late James Bob Tilley.

Ms. Powell was of Baptist belief.

Services were held on Monday, May 24, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with David Highland officiating. Burial was in the Hollands Creek Cemetery at Hardin County.

She is survived by her mother, Stella Tilley; her daughter, Teresa J. Osteen of Savannah; a son, Stevie Dewayne Qualls of Savannah; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; three brothers, James Bobby (J.B.) of Savannah, Herschel Lee and Johnny Richard Tilley, both of Bethel Springs, Tenn.; three sisters, Wanda Faye Steely of Savannah, Glona Jo Highlander of Burnsville, Miss. and Mary Frances Tilley of Calhoun, Ga.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Qualls White; a brother, Herby Gene Tilley; and a grandson.

J.C. Pickens (5-21-10) services 5-24-10


J.C. Pickens

J.C. Pickens, 80, of Savannah, died Friday, May 21.

He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Bid and Ettie Mae Mitchell Pickens. He was united in marriage to Helen Louise Parrish, who survives.

Mr. Pickens worked for the Hardin County Board of Education as a custodian and was a member of the Nixon Pentecostal Church.

Services were held on Monday, May 24, at Nixon Pentecostal Church in Savannah with John Robinson officiating. Burial was in the Pyburn Cemetery at Savannah.

In addition to his wife, Helen Pickens, he is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Thomas of Savannah; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Hassel and Lige Pickens, both of Savannah, and Melvin Pickens of Hammond, Ind.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ross and Curt Pickens.

Milrie Jeffreys (5-24-10) services 5-25-10


Milrie Jeffreys

Milrie H. Jeffreys, 93, of Savannah, died Monday, May 24, at the Hardin Medical Center in Savannah.

She was born in Alcorn County, Miss., the daughter of the late Amos Clevland and Mackie Mills Hardin. She was united in marriage to James Jeffreys, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Jeffreys was a homemaker and a member of Shiloh Church of Christ.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 25, at the Memory Gardens in Savannah with Tim Carothers officiating.

She is survived by one brother, A.C. Hardin.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Vonley, Neal and James Hardin.

Susan Harris (5-19-10) services 5-23-10


Susan Harris

Susan B. Harris, 52, of Savannah, died Wednesday, May 19.

She was the daughter of Felix Andrew (Jazz) Bailey and the late Clara Haynes. She was united in marriage to Cary L. Harris, who survives.

Susan was employed by Brown Shoe Company for 14 years. Later on in her life, she was employed as a customer service representative at Jones Motor Company and Ronnie Smith Chevrolet, respectively. Faith Pointe Church, Adamsville, was her home church.

In addition to her husband, Cary, she is survived by one daughter, Nicole Harris; her father, Felix (Jazz) Bailey of Savannah; three sisters, Carolyn Taylor of Savannah, Bobbie Robinson of Savannah, Myrtle Dixon of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; two brothers, Johnnie Bailey of Bowling Green, Ky. and Larry Bailey of Savannah.

She was also preceded in death by her grandmothers, Myrtle Bailey and Carrie Bowden Bell.

Services were held on Sunday, May 23, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Rob Yanok officiating. Burial was in the Memory Gardens at Savannah.

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