Mother Almeta Overstreet Hamilton, 91, of Folkston, Ga. passed away on Friday, September 5,  at her home surrounded by her loving children. She was born on August 14, 1923 to the late, Asberry and Bertha Lee Jackson Overstreet in Scottsberry, Fl. (Calhoun County).  She received her education in the local school system of Charlton County, (Folkston, Georgia).  Almeta accepted the Lord as her personal saviour at an early age.  She was a member of Jerusalem Holiness Church where she served as the President of the Deaconess Board, Church Secretary, the Usher Board, Sisters of Charity Outreach Ministry and as the Mother of the church. Almeta worked as a cook for many years at RichcliffRestaruant and at the nursing home in Folkston, Ga.  She was a dedicated wife to her late husband of 67 years, Deacon Lucious Hamilton, Sr., a loving mother of their five children and grandmother. Almeta was the last surviving child of seven children.  She was preceded in death by both parents; her husband, Dea. Lucious Hamilton, Sr.; her son, John Allen Hamilton and her siblings, Mary Green, Louise Hannans, Lovie O. Mason, Alean Jackson, Johnnie Overstreet and Willie Lee Overstreet.  


She leaves to cherish her memory:  her loving and devoted children, Kay Hamilton Biggins, Jacksonville, Fl., Berry L. Hamilton, Sr. (Martha),Lucious Hamilton, Jr., (Leila), Lester  Hamilton (Patricia) and Larry Hamilton, (Patsy), all of Folkston, Ga.; eighteen (18) grandchildren; thirty nine (39) great grandchildren; six (6) great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


There will be a wake/visitation on Friday, Sept. 12, at Jerusalem Holiness Church, 268 MLK Drive, Folkston, Ga. from 5-7 p.m.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Jerusalem Holiness Church @ 1:00 p.m. Interment in Mt. Carmel Memorial Cemetery.


Final arrangements entrusted to Royal Funeral Home, Inc., Jesup, Ga. 

 



Clyde Wilbert Terry, Sr., 67, a native of Danville, Va. and resident of Philadelphia, Pa. passed away on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at  VNA Hospice in Philadelphia, Pa. following a lengthy illness.  He was born on April 20, 1947 to the late Howard Terry and Fannie Mae Oliver-Terry in Danville, Va. where he attended grade school and later attended Ben Franklin High School where he graduated and obtained his High School Diploma. Clyde was a U.S. Army Veteran  serving during the Vietnam War Era as well as being employed with Owens Corning Fiberglass Plant in Akins, SC. Clyde enjoyed mechanic work, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family. He was joined in holy matrimony  to Margaret Spencer in 1967 and to this union of (23) years  three children were born, Clyde, Jr., Pamela and Reginald. Clyde was preceded in death by both parents, a sister, Barbara Terry Price, three brothers, James, Raymond and Claude Terry.
 
Those left to cherish his memories:  his companion, Lillian Scott, Philadelphia, Pa.; his children, Pamela, Clyde, Jr. (Kelly), Reginald, Denise, Beverly and Tootsie; a brother, Kenny Terry, Danville, Va.; (16) grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
 
There will not be a wake .  Remains will lie in state on Friday, Sept. 12, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services @ 1:00 p.m.   
 
Chapel services will be held on Friday Sept. 12, 2014 at Royal Funeral  Home Chapel @ 1:00 p.m. Interment at Ga. Veterans Cemetery in Glennville, Ga.
 
Final arrangements entrusted to Royal Funeral Home, Inc., Jesup, Ga. 


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