Beverly Ann Clements

SPARKS -- Beverly Ann Miley Clements, 65, of Sparks, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Tift Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Pineview Holiness Baptist Church. The Rev. Earl Buckholts and the Rev. Kenneth Rainey will officiate. Anthony Miley will give the eulogy. Burial will follow at Pineview Church Cemetery in Tift County.

Born Sept. 30, 1937, in Cook County, Mrs. Clements was the daughter of Viola Baker Miley of Adel and the late Bob Huey "Doc" Miley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Hendricks Clements, one son, Lonnie Clements, and two sisters.

A resident of Cook County most of her life, Mrs. Clements was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal faith.

Along with her mother, she is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy Ann and John Gray, Melba Sue and Homer Holloway and Betty Jean and James Gunn, all of Sparks and Charlotte Lee and Tony Steverson of Nashville; six brothers, Bob Miley of Enigma, Horace Miley of Sparks, Charlie Miley and John Miley, both of Valdosta, Larry Miley of Nashville and David Miley of Adel; three sisters, Dollie Mae Orr of Nashville, Doris Morgan of Adel and Margie Nell Lightsey of Sparks; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Boone-Lipsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Chester Allen Gibbs

ALBANY -- Chester Allen Gibbs, 89, of Albany, died Monday, March 10, 2003, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors. The Rev. Ray Bowman will officiate. Burial will follow at Floral Memory Gardens.

Those desiring, make memorials to Byne Memorial Baptist Church, 2832 Ledo Road, Albany, GA 31707, Alzheimers Caregivers Time Out, 314 N. Jefferson St., Albany, GA 31701, or the Albany Community Hospice, P.O. Box 1828, Albany, GA 31702.

The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. tonight at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors.

A native of Ty Ty, Mr. Gibbs had lived in Albany for many years and was retired from Sears Roebuck after 26 years. He was a 1933 graduate of Ty Ty High School and was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church for 47 years.

Mr. Gibbs was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II. He received the Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, American Defense Service Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the American Service Medal.

Mr. Gibbs is survived by his wife, Bertha Gibbs of Albany; one son and daughter-in-law, Melvin A. and Laverne Gibbs of Leesburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Shirley G. and Stanley Jackson of Cuthbert; one sister, Louise Wilson of Tifton; and three grandchildren, Michelle Gibbs Lewis, Eric Jackson and Patrick Jackson

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

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