Hornets open season falling to Thomasville 9-6

Hornets open season falling to Thomasville 9-6 By Steven F. Meders The Cook High School Hornets baseball team lost the lead late in a 9-6 defeat to Thomasville on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Cook made a comeback in the third and fourth to tie the season opener at “The  Bruce.” In the top of the sixth…

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Linda Sizemore, 71

Linda Sizemore, 71 Miss. Linda Sizemore, 71 of Nashville passed Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Tift Regional Medical Center. A gathering of family and friends was held Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Purvis Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com.  Purvis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Gracie Mae Burt, 74

Gracie Mae Burt, 74 Mrs. Gracie Mae Burt, 74 of Moultrie passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at Pruitt Heath Magnolia Manor in Moultrie. Funeral services were held Thursday at Purvis Funeral Home with Rev. Chris McPherson officiating and Bro Troy Hardy doing the eulogy.  Interment  followed at Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed…

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Helen Scaff, 98

Helen Scaff, 98 Mrs. Helen Scaff, age 98, died at the home of her daughter in Adel on Monday, February 10, 2020.  She was the heart of the home, and had an unwavering faith in God and loved her Lord with all of her heart. She leaves behind her daughters, Maureen Lane (Steve); Joanne Garneski…

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Betty “Yvonne” Sirmans, 82

Betty “Yvonne” Sirmans, 82 Mrs. Betty “Yvonne” Sirmans, 82 of Acworth, formerly of Adel passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020.  Funeral services were held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Purvis Funeral Home with Rev. Austin Wynn officiating. Interment followed at Longbridge Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com.  Purvis Funeral Home was in…

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Dorothy Griner, 84

Dorothy Griner, 84 Mrs. Dorothy Griner, 84 of Adel passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Pruitt Health Magnolia Manor in Moultrie.  Mrs. Griner was born December 22, 1935 to the late Elisha & Mary Gaskins Swain. A graveside service was held Monday, February 10, 2020 at White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Duluth, GA.…

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Wendell Manning, 75

Wendell Manning, 75 Mr. Wendell Manning, 75 of Barney passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Southwell Health & Rehabilitation in Adel.  He was born September 17, 1944 to the late Johnny Paul Manning and Olene Coleman Manning.  Mr. Manning was a farmer all his life and was a member of Barney United Methodist Church. …

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Jean Edwards, 90

Jean Edwards, 90 Mrs. Jean Edwards, 90, of Moultrie, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Magnolia Manor in Moultrie.  The daughter of the late Zera Darrell Storey and Mattie Wetherington Storey, she was born on March 28, 1929 in Lowndes County but lived most of her life in Colquitt County.  Mrs. Edwards…

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Rev. Harris Whitman, 74

Rev. Harris Whitman, 74 Rev. Harris Whitman, 74, of Adel, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta.  He was the son of the late Sydney Joseph Whitman and Dorothy Elizabeth Walker Whitman and was born in Worth County on January 27, 1946.  Before moving to Cook County…

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CHURCH NEWS

Freedom Worship Church Weekly noon day prayer Come join us on Tuesday for our weekly noon day prayer. We pray for anyone who request prayer. We pray for the city of Lenox and our surrounding communities. Each Sunday, prayer requests are placed in the prayer box at our church. We pray for the people requesting…

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