Ila Mae “Jackie” Palmer Ring
Odum—Ila Mae “Jackie” Palmer Ring, 96, of Odum died Jan. 17, 2019, in Altamaha Convalescent Center and under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.
The Mount Vernon native had lived in Wayne County most of her life. She was a member of Piney Grove Church of God and a homemaker.
She was predeceased by her husband, Walter E. Ring, and her son, Clifford Ring.
Survivors include two daughters, Mildred Williams of Columbus and Margie (Charles) Wells of Ludowici; two sons, Aubrey (Charlotte) Ring of Odum and the Rev. Glenn Ring of Savannah; a sister, Evelyn Russell of Odum; a brother, Billy (Karen) Palmer of Jesup; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today (Saturday) at 2 p.m. at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Lord and Pastor Richard Dobson officiating. Interment will be in Odum City Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be family and Allen Boyd. Honorary pallbearers will be employees Hospice of South Georgia.
Visitation will be held an hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Carroll Bell
Bainbridge—Charles Carroll Bell, 82, of Bainbridge died Jan. 17, 2019.
He was born Jan. 27, 1936, in Ripley, Mississippi, the son of Earl and Gladys Yates Bell. He was a high school graduate who proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was a self-employed carpenter making his home in Decatur County since 1970. He was a member of Southwest Baptist Church.
He believed in helping others and that there was nothing a good day’s work couldn’t cure. He enjoyed reading, especially non-fiction pieces and NASCAR. Being detail-oriented, he knew every detail mattered and made sure every detail was included in special memories for his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Butch Bell and Ann Bell.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Willa D. Bell; his children, Buddy (Jennifer) Bell and Sharon (Matthew) Morrison; his siblings, Milton Bell, David Bell and Chris Gray; his grandchildren, Kerry Waddell, Caroline Bell and Katherine Bell; and his great-grandchildren, George Waddell and Savannah Waddell.
Graveside funeral services will be held Sunday (Jan. 20) at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Memory Gardens with Pastor Jerry Harrell, Bennie Brookins and Felecia Caraball officiating.
Mike Phillips, Wendell Waddell, Chris Kelley, Gerald McConnell, Ray Boyett, John Waddell Sr. and Craig Sheffield will serve as active pallbearers.
The family will receive friends immediately following the services. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kindred Hospice, 432 E. Shotwell St., Bainbridge, GA 39819.