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Barry Terry

Barry Terry, 61, unexpectedly passed away in his home on Thursday, Jan. 11, in Madison.   Barry was born on Jan. 31, 1956 in Decatur, Al. He had been a resident of Madison since 1998 when he and his family relocated from Central Florida. In 2002, he accepted a position as a Correctional Officer at Madison Correctional Institution, where he worked for more than 13 years before retiring in 2015. Barry was a great family man, a loving husband, wonderful father and “Papa Bear.” He married Alice Terry on Sept….

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Johnny Anthony Marshall

Johnny Anthony Marshall, 62, a brick mason of Jacksonville, passed away at home on Sunday, Jan. 21. Survivors include his sister and caregiver, Mary (Samuel) Land; children: Johnny Marshall, Jr. and Lenora Reddick; brothers: Alphenia (Caroline) Reddick, William (Belinda) Reddick and Willie James Reddick; sisters: Delores Reddick, Elisia Reddick and Rena Bell Wilson; and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m., at New Zion M.B. Church, in Greenville, with burial in the church cemetery. A viewing was held on Thursday,…

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Lola Grace Thigpen

Lola Grace Thigpen, 81, died on Saturday, Jan. 20, at Madison County Memorial Hospital. Thigpen was born in Adel, Ga. and lived in Madison for most of her life. She loved fishing, unsweet tea, strawberry ice cream, yard sales and, she loved to go to Shired Island in Dixie County, Ga. Thigpen was also a member of Bible Deliverance Church, in Madison. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Thigpen; three sons: Tommy (Marie) Thigpen and Joey Thigpen, both of Madison, Dale (Bonita) Thigpen, of Trenton; three daughters: Ann (Jim)…

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Thomas “Tom” Ray Kelley

Reverend Thomas Ray Kelley, 81, of Valdosta, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Rev. Kelley was born on Oct. 27, 1936 in Valdosta, to the late Walter Ray Kelley and Monette Tadlock Kelley. Rev. Kelley was a graduate of Greenville High School, in Greenville. He also attended North Florida Junior College and Luther Rice Seminary. Rev. Kelley served various churches in Madison, Lowndes and Brooks counties. Most recently, he served as interim pastor at New Home Baptist Church. Rev. Kelley spent over 25 years in the missionary fields building churches…

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