Berrien Defeated in Region 1-AA Basketball Games

Berrien Defeated in Region 1-AA Basketball Games By Gaile Bailey Berrien’s Rebels and Lady Rebels lost both outings in the Region 1-AA play this week. At Fitzgerald on the Tuesday, January 7, the Lady Rebels were defeated 41-54, while the Rebels lost 45-64. On Saturday,  January 11, Thomasville got two wins against Berrien, 64-47 in the girls…

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John William “J.W.” Baker, Jr., 85

John William “J.W.” Baker, Jr., 85 John William “J.W.” Baker, Jr., 85, of West Berrien, died Friday, January 10, 2020, at his residence. He was born February 5, 1934, in Berrien County, to the late John William Baker and the late Carrie Elizabeth Weaver Baker.  He was a farmer  and a veteran of the U. S. Army. …

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James Bradley “Brad” Tennison, 53

James Bradley “Brad” Tennison, 53 James Bradley “Brad” Tennison, 53, of Nashville, died Friday, January 10, 2020, in the Langdale Hospice House. He was born July 22, 1966, in Atlanta, GA, to Billy James Tennison and the late Peggy Ann Sanderson.  He was a debarking machinist with the former Moore Lumber Company.  He was preceded in death…

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Harold William Joiner, 73

Harold William Joiner, 73 Harold William Joiner, 73, of Nashville, died Monday, January 6, 2020 in the South Georgia Medical Center. He was born February 6, 1946, in Berrien County to the late Harvie Joiner and the late Louise Harper Joiner. He was a former Police Chief with the City of Alapaha and the City of Lenox,…

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Robbie Nell Sowell, 84

Robbie Nell Sowell, 84 Robbie Nell Sowell, 84, of Nashville, died Friday, December 27, 2019, in Berrien Nursing Center. She was born July 29, 1935, in Lowndes County to the late Jesse Truluck and the late Annie Lee Suggs Truluck.  She was a homemaker and a member of Wayfare Primitive Baptist Church.  She was the widow of…

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Lucille Hancock, 89

Lucille Hancock, 89 Lucille Hancock, 89, of Nashville, died Wednesday January 1, 2020 at her residence. She was born October 19, 1930, in Nashville to the late Manning Brown and the late Pinkie Sweat Brown.  She was a homemaker, worked on the family farm and a member of Flat Creek Church.  She was the widow of Mallie Slaton Hancock who died in 2009.  She…

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Lonie Bell Gilbert, 87

Lonie Bell Gilbert, 87 Lonie Bell Gilbert, 87, of Nashville died Monday, December 23, 2019, in the Berrien Nursing Center. She was born June 22, 1932, in Lanier County to the late Leland Jackson Kent and the late Bessie Alene Lancaster Kent.  She was a homemaker, a retired machinist with the former Nashville Mills and a member…

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Lois Louise Ray, 98

Lois Louise Ray, 98 Lois Louise Ray, 98, of Nashville, died Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at her residence. She was born February 19, 1921, in Cook County to the late Curtis Hayes and the late Scrappie Lee Hayes.  She was a homemaker and a member of  First Baptist Church of Ray City.  She was the widow of…

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Jerry Allen Harper, 63

Jerry Allen Harper, 63 Jerry Allen Harper, 63, of Ray City, died Saturday, December 28, 2019, at his residence. He was born April 11, 1956, in Hahira, GA,  to the late William Boyce Harper and the late Ethadaer Suggs Harper. He was disabled and was also preceded in death by a brother: Bobby William Harper. He is…

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Bobby John Jones, 75

Bobby John Jones, 75 Bobby John Jones, 75, of Nashville, died Wednesday,  January 1, 2020, at his son’s residence. He was born May 11, 1944, in Berrien County,  to the late John Archie Jones and the late Lily Skinner Jones.  He was a retired manager with Mayweather Dairies in Valdosta, owned Mr. Bob’s Meat and Grocery in…

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