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Daily Obituaries

Obituaries for July 28, 2014

HESTA LEIGH SKIPPER
July 27, 2014
Funeral services for Hesta Leigh Skipper, 72, of Waynesboro, will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from the Chapel of Freeman Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Allbrooks and Rev. Brian Jordan officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, July 28, 2014 from the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home.

Following the funeral service, interment will take place at Lewis Chapel Cemetery in Wayne County.

A native of Buckatunna, she was retired as a bus driver and teacher's aide with the Wayne County School District. She died on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at her residence.

She is survived by he husband, Richard Skipper of Waynesboro; a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Tanya Skipper of Myrcik; a daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Wayne Greer of Brookhaven; a brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Judy Burgess of Buckatunna; seven grandchildren, Blake Skipper, Cole Avera, Kayte Avera, Ashlie Boyd, Andi Lindsay, Ryan Flynn and Jacob Greer; and a great-granddaughter, Macie Flynn.

An online guestbook can be signed at www.freemanfh.com.

Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.

WILLIAM O. "BILL" BYRD
July 27, 2014
Graveside services for William O. "Bill" Byrd, 84, of Laurel, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from Mill Creek Cemetery in Jones County, with Rev. Andy Miller officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home.

Retired as a driller operator with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, he died on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at his residence.

He is survived by his son, Bobby Byrd; his daughter, Linda Byrd; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Ruth Byrd; his father, William R. Byrd; his mother, Abby Gail Byrd; four brothers, Rathell Byrd, Grady Byrd, Fred Byrd and Royce Byrd; and his sister, Vernice Mae Byrd.
Pallbearers will be Terry Kelly, Randy Stroud, Timmy Ewing, Donnie Boochie, Charlie Kelly, George Ewing and Kent Hodge.

An online guestbook can be signed at www.freemanfh.com.

Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.
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