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Buford “Claude” Kelly

Buford “Claude” Kelly, of Perry, passed away on Saturday, March 10. Claude was born on March 7, 1942, to Buford and Dorothy Louise Kelly, in Quincy. Claude grew up in Woodville and graduated from Leon County High School. While in school, he earned the title of an Eagle Scout. He held a steady job from a very young age. After Claude finished school, he worked in the US Postal Service for the next 32 years. During his time with the Postal Service, he also operated a farm, growing broiler chickens…

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Marion Marie Carter

Marion Marie Carter, 83, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, in Valdosta. Marie was born on July 13, 1934, in Lee, to James Andrew Thomas and Josie Webb Sterling. She was of the baptist faith and was a member of Lee First Baptist Church. Marie worked at Dixie Packers for 21 years after moving to Madison from Jacksonville. She was previously employed in the retail clothing industry for many years. Marie was preceded in death by her father, James Andrew Thomas; her mother, Josie Webb Sterling; her brother, James Bill…

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C. J. Blanton, Jr.

Mr. C. J. Blanton Jr.,  79, passed away on Thursday, March 8, at his home in Madison. Blanton is survived by his wife, Betty Harris Blanton;  two sons: Calvin J. (Christy) Blanton III and Jason (Victoria) Blanton; one sister, Ouida Williams; two brothers: Ozzy and Robert Blanton; and three grandchildren. Funeral Services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel, in Madison. Visitation was from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Interment followed at the Hanson United Methodist Church Cemetery, in Hanson.

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Jessie Bell James

Mrs. Jessie Bell Thompson James, 99, finished her earthly course on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. A lifelong Madison County resident, she was a retired plywood factory employee and a longtime member of Allen Chapel. Among her survivors are her daughters: Homer Jean James and Mable (Freddie) Lucas; one son, Calvin James; three grandsons raised as her own: Michael Blue, Ronald James and Reginald Florence; sister, Louise Green; brother, Willie James Thompson; sister-in-law, Dorothy James; 21 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great grandchildren; as well as a host of other loving…

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