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Area Obituaries

Robert ‘Bubba’ Gray, 17

Robert “Bubba” Gray, 17, passed away Friday, March 15, 2024, after he sustained injuries from a four-wheeler accident.  Bubba was born February 12, 2007 in Tifton and worked at Adel Tire Co. He was a very generous person; he would give you his shirt off his back. Bubba enjoyed grilling with his family, shooting his…

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Tommy “T-Bone” Webb, 56

Tommy “T-Bone” Webb, 56 of Adel passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at his home.  Funeral services were held Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Purvis Funeral Home. Interment followed at Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com. Purvis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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SMSgt. John Everett Connell, 92

Senior Master Sergeant John Everett Connell, 92 of Sparks passed away Monday, March 4, 2024 at his home. He was born August 26, 1931 in Cook County, GA to the late Byron and Katie Mae Connell. Johnny was a veteran of the United States Air Force and served in the Korean and Vietnam War. After…

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Danette Johnson, 62

Danette Johnson, 62 of Adel passed away Friday, March 15, 2024 at Tift Regional Medical Center. Danette was born September 8, 1961 in Adel to the late Duke & Edna Merle Hewitt Hobby. She worked with the Department of Human Resources with the State of Georgia. Danette lived most of her life in Cook County…

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Judy Hutchinson, 79

Judy Hutchinson, 79 of Adel passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at her home. Judy was born July 11, 1944 in Ocilla to the late Clarence & Julia Hutchinson. She retired after 44 years working at Metal Products and was a member of Faith Ministry Church in Nashville. Judy loved to cook and have a…

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Tyrone McDaniel, 84

Mr. Tyrone McDaniel, age 84, of Adel, Georgia passed away on March 14, 2024 at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta.  He was born on October 12, 1939 in Adel and lived in Cook County most of his life.  Mr. McDaniel was the son of the late Love McDaniel and Mary Ruth Crosby McDaniel.  He…

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Regino Solorio “Tito,” 87

Regino Solorio “Tito”, from Los Reyes Michoacán, died on March 15, 2024. Regino was born in Michoacán, Mexico on December 24, 1936. In the echo of his departure, memories of Regino Solorio flood the minds of those who knew him best. He was a man of unwavering devotion to his family. The outdoors, especially his…

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Mrs. Barbara T. Jones, 81

Mrs. Barbara T. Jones, 81, of Adel, Georgia passed away March 10, 2024 at her residence.  Mrs. Jones was born January 9, 1943 in Sulligent, Alabama to the late John Taylor Smith and Thelma Billie Hill Smith.  She lived in Andalusia, Alabama before moving back to Adel in 1998.  Mrs. Jones is a member of…

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Loyd Levin Shaw, 80

Loyd Levin Shaw was born on November 1, 1943, to the late Charles Slaton and Doris Pafford Shaw. He married Margaret Anne Swindle on June 12, 1964, and they were married for 58 years. Loyd loved God, his family, his church, and his country. He believed in living by the two greatest commandments “Love the…

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Mrs. Misty Lewis, 45

Misty Lewis, 45 of Adel passed away Saturday, February 17, 2024 at her residence. Misty was born May 14, 1978 in Smithtown, New York to the late William Joshua Lewis, III, and Eileen Hoefling Lewis. Survivors include her son, Barry Moore of Adel; daughters, Brandi DeFiore of Gainesville, GA, and Eileen Lynn Lewis of Rhode…

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