With sadness in our hearts the Davis funeral home of Ocilla Georgia announces the death and home going celebration for Deacon Edward Earl "Popcorn" Frye. A home going celebration for Deacon Frye is planned for Saturday June 9th, at 4:00 p.m. from Beulah Hill Family Life Center. Located at 321 Tifton-Eldorado Road, Tifton Georgia, where Rev. Solomon Hill is pastor. Rev. Vernon Robinson will deliver the eulogy.
On May 28,1948 in the small community of Ocilla Irwin county Georgia, Mary W. Laster was born to the late Mr. William "Will" and Mrs. Rebecca "Becky" Laster. Mary, affectionately known as Mae Will, attended the Irwin county school system and remained in the community all of her life. Mary joined the New Bethel Baptist church at an early age under the leadership of the late Rev. C. L. Ponder Sr. Mary was loved by her friends, and family. She enjoyed, outside work, watching movies, and reading. Mrs. Laster departed this life on May 24, 2018 at Middle Georgia Medical center in Macon Georgia. She leaves to cherish her memories, one daughter: Ms. Denise Laster of Ocilla Georgia; two granddaughters: Ms. Shawn Laster and Mrs. Tenika Riley both of Tifton Georgia; two great grandchildren: Ahmora Terry and Blair Jimerson both of Tifton Georgia; two sisters: Mrs. Shirley Foster of Ocilla Georgia and Ms. Betty Laster of Miami Florida; also a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.