Tifton Gazette

Obituaries

April 20, 2013

Death notices for April 21

Bishop Earnest Reese Sr., 82, of Tifton died Saturday, April 20, 2013 at his residence. Funeral services are incomplete at the present time but will be announced at a later date. Professional care and services are entrusted to Southview Mortuary Inc.

Dina Williams, 52, of Sumner died Monday, April 15, 2013 at Phoebe Worth Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at New Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Coverdale. Interment will follow at Miller Chapel AME Church Cemetery. Visitation was held Saturday at the funeral home chapel. Fields and Terrys’ Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

Carol Melissa Smith, 47, of Tifton died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Tift Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sunsweet with interment at the church cemetery. Survivors include her mother, Susie Bell Smith of Tifton; two daughters, Tashamba Cogdell and Shavontae Cogdell of Tifton; and seven siblings, Theodore Smith, Leroy Smith, Nathaniel Smith, Leslie Bryant, Tedrick Smith, Roger Smith and Christine Brown. Sympathy and condolences can be expressed to the family at www.taylorfamilyfuneralservice.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Taylor Family Funeral Service.

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