Ranay Sarver Williams

Ranay Sarver Williams, age 61, of Jasper, Fl. passed away unexpectedly at her home Saturday, March 24, 2012. Ranay was born in Pelham, Ga. on December 1, 1950 to the late William David and Minnie Marjorie Sarver. She grew up and was educated in Dade City, Fl. and later met and married the love of her life Warren Randall Williams. In 1987 they moved to Hamilton County from Summerville, South Carolina where he was stationed. As long as her health permitted she enjoyed working and was a faithful member at Eternal Hope Church of God in Jasper.

Survivors include her husband, Randall “Randy” Williams; two sons, Shawn Williams, Madisonville, Ky. and Timothy Williams, Hamilton County, Fl.; one brother, Roger Sarver of North Carolina; two sisters, Wanda Rogers, Dade City, Fl. and Kay Harrell, Eagle Lake, Fl.; four grandchildren, Megan, Gavin and Katlan Williams and Lacey Dunaway; also surviving Ranay is her father-in-law, Grover Williams, Jennings, Fl.

Funeral services were Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at West Lake Church of God with Pastor Glenn Barrs and Rev. Ralph Dillard officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Harry T. Reid Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Patricia “Pat” Kaney Wetherington Brockinton

Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Kaney Wetherington Brockinton, 76, of Fargo, Ga., went home to be with her Lord on Friday, March 23, 2012, in the South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, Ga., following a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Brockinton was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Clinch County to the late Ralph Kaney and Emma Godwin Kaney. She was a homemaker, member of the Fargo Evangelistic Church, Fargo Senior Citizens, Echols County Library Board, Echols County DFACS and the Echols County Historical Society. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert C. Wetherington and Raymond Brockinton. She was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, Gardell and Martha Evans Kaney.

Survivors are four daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Charles Handley, Fargo; Patricia and Gene Gray, Mayday; Suzie Wetherington, Valdosta; and Judy and Chris Tolle, Homerville; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Lorrie Wetherington, Valdosta; one sister, Betty Cason, Woodbine; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Services for Mrs. Brockinton were held Sunday, March 25, 2012, at three o’clock at the Wayfare Primitive Baptist Church, Mayday, Ga.

Officiating was Rev. Raymond Gabbard, Rev. Burt Jordan and Rev. Brett Jarriel. Interment was in the Wayfare Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Kenneth Kaney, Garry Cason, Steve Cason, Keith Cason, Mylon Williams, Jonathan Tollle and Sammy Cason. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Fargo Evangelistic Church and the Fargo Senior Citizens.

Ms. Jenna Musgrove sang “His Eye is on the Sparrow” and “I Can Only Imagine”, Mrs. Gail Infinger sang “I Bowed on my Knees and Cried Holy”, Mrs. Emily Griffis sang “Celebrate Me Home” and Mrs. Sara Deese sang “Amazing Grace” with everyone singing the last verse together.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net.

Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Brenda Gail Mercer Hopkins

Brenda Gail Mercer Hopkins, age 40, Jasper, Fl., passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at her home following a brief illness. Brenda was a native of Jasper and was employed by Hamilton Correctional. She was preceded in death by her father, James Mercer.

Survivors include two sons, Ricky Hopkins (Rachel) and Joshua Hopkins, all of Jasper; one daughter, Angela Brady (Dominic), Jennings, Fl.; her mother Betty Tomlinson, Jasper, Fl.; six brothers, Jerry Swilley, Jasper, Fl., Jimmy Mercer, Monticello, Fl.; Jeff Mercer, Georgia; Ricky Mercer, Cliff “Scooby” Mercer and Kevin Mercer, all of Jasper, Fl.; Toni Joann Boyd, Jasper; nine grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 26, 2012 in the chapel of Harry T. Reid Funeral Home with Rev. Spencer Smith-Corbett officiating, with Mr. Greg Godwin assisting with the eulogy and some personal comments to the family. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery.

Harry T. Reid Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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