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Page 2 ~I~e ~l~I~ (E~t; ~ Wednesday, March 7, 2018 ES Jean Pierce Permenter Jean Pierce Permenter, 82, ofValdosta, GA passed away Tues- day, Febru- ary 27,- 2018 at Lake Ha- ven Nursing Home. She was born on April 10, 1935 in Lakeland, GA to the late R.M. Pierce and Maggie Bass Pierce. She was a supervisor for Levi Straus and retired in 1990. Af- ter retiring she worked in the Echols County School's lunch room. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, cook- ing and gardening. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her brother, Roy Pierce and Call today or check m out on the web at brother-in-law, Bob Mur- ray. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Charlene and Dan Davis of Valdosta, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Freddy and Patsy Permenter of Statenville, GA; step-son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Paula Permenter of Auburndale, FL; She was adoringly called Granny Jean by her grandchil- dren, Rob Permenter, Kaitlyn Permenter, Clay- ton Davis and fianc6 Kait- lyn Simpson, Danielle Da- vis and Brandy Permenter Jordan; five sisters, Vir- ginia and Winston Ganas of Lakeland, GA, Brenda and Howard Ray of Lake- land, GA, Barbara Mur- ray of Lakeland, GA, Sha- ron and Freddy RamseY of Valdosta, GA, Sandra and Larry Luke of Lakeland, GA; sister-in-law, Liz Pierce of Blairsville, GA; Numerous nieces, neph- ews and extended family members. Funeral services were held at "2 p.m. on Fri- day, March 2, 2018 in the Lakeland Chapel Of Mu- sic Funeral Services with burial to follow in Fender Cemetery. Messages of sympathy may be expressed online at www.musicfuneralser- vices.com. The compas- sionate and caring staff of Music Funeral Services of Lakeland is serving the Permenter family. Ola Lee Ola Lee, 92, of Dupont, T.shirt for Autism Awarenss. Q: reat care. Ca rd ioiogist has been se ing the pace for excellence and innovation in hea healthcare for 2:0 years. Cardlolo Group -Valdosta for an appointment 101 G West: No :hside Drive: Vaidosta, GA 31602 Fax: 229,253-1122 36bccn021418pp.jc ;s I GA passed away Thurs- day, March 1, 2018 in fum " ~r under way SGMC Lanier campus. She was born October 11, 1925 April is Autism in varying degrees, by in Quitman, GA to the Awareness Month. T-shirts difficultiesin social late Benjamin and Alma are being sold to help us interaction, verbal and Harrington Rizer. She raise awareness and raise 'nonverbal communication worked for the Railroad money to help children with and repetitive "behaviors. for almost 20 years before Autism. T-shirts are $15 ASD can be associated becoming a homemaker, each can be pre-ordered with intellectual Along with her parents, and paid for Clinch County disability, difficulties in she was preceded in deathElementary School. All motor coordination and by her husband, Matthew orders must be turned in by attention and physical Lee, a sister, Mary Jean March 21st. Shirts come in health issues such as Rizer, two brothers, Jim the following sizes: Youth sleep and gastrointestinal Rizer and Noble Rizer. XS, S, M, L and Adult S, M, disturbances. Some persons Survivors include three L, XL, XXL, XXXL. Parents with ASD excel in visual daughters; Alma Lee of are asked to send correct skills, music, math and art. Tifton, Dora Lee of Du- change in the form of check Autism appears to have pont, and Etta Lee of or cash (please make allits roots in very early brain Dupont, GA.; five grand- checks out to Clinch Co.development. However, children, Camille Dove ofElementary.) the most obvious signs Dupont, Sunny Strickland Autism affects 1 in 68 of autism and symptoms of Ludowici, Brian Lee of children. An estimated 1of autism tend o emerge Dupont, Arthur Smith out of 42 boys are diagnosed between 2 and 3 years of of Homerville, and Dar- with autism in the US. It age. Increasing autism by Lee of Dupont, GA.; probably affects someoneawareness is a key aspect of five great-grandchildren; you know. In Our small this work and one in which brother, Brooks Rizer of community of Clinch our families and volunteers Dalton, GA County, there are several play an invaluable role. As per her wishes Mrs cases of autism in children The cause of Autism is Lee was cremated and and adults. Learn the signs unknown and there is no a memorial service was and what itmeans. Educate cure. held Saturday, March 3, your self and others. AUTISM FACTS: :2018 at 11 a.m. in North Autism spectrUm ' Affects-1 in 68 kids and Cemetery in Dupont, GA. disorder (ASD) and autism affects 1 in 42 boys No formal visitation willare both general terms fo 'a Fastest growing be held. In lieu of flowers group of complex disorders developmental disorder the family requests that of brain development. These Costs a family on average donations be made to the disorders are characterized, $60,000 per year First Baptist Church in Homerville, 534 S Church Clinch.County Head Start taking applications The Clinch County Head Start Program is currently taking applications for the 2018-2019 program year. The program is administered by Concerted Services, Inc the local community action agen- cy. Children must be three or four years old by September 1, 2018 to be age eligible for Head Start. Famih'es must be income eligible. Head Start is a federally- funded free pre-school.pro- gram and services include: free breakfast, lunch and snack, individualized education, de- velopmental screenings, social services, parent engagement, St, Homerville, GA 31634. Sympathy may be ex- pressed online at www. musicfuneralservices. Com. The compassionate and caring staff of Music Funeral Services is serv- ing the Lee family. Character Education Word of the Week Sportsmanship I The ability ,o tak~ winning or Iosin~ ithout gloating ~:. complaining ~~ assistance to parents in access- ing health and dental services, and much more. There are lots of activities for children and parents are planned through- out the program year. The pro- gram does not provide trans- portation. Priority is given to children with a diagnosed dis. ability (IEP/IFSP), regardless of family income, in addition to foster children and those riencing homelessness. To schedule an appointment to complete an application, please contact the family advo- cate office at (912) 487-5304 or visit the center at 282 Carswell CRH Cardiolo ;y Group is accepting new patients in their Douglas office as well. Dr. Willie Bell & Dr. Joel notch cardiology care, right here at home. For more information or an appointment call (912)384-0600. Street, Homerville. .j Clinch County High honor graduates, 1996. Front, from left, Jamayla Williams, Rose Guy, Jess/ca Cabral, WHO'S THIS?. Back, from left, Sam Jordan, Jonathan Cook, Michael Harper, Vie Mote Answer from last weelc Trez Andrews O O O