December 15, 2018
Funeral services for Mr. Frank Brantley were held Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at 2 p.m. in Saliba Chapel on the campus of Brewton Parker College in Mt. Vernon, Georgia.
Burial was in the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. Mr. Brantley died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 at his home in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Brantley, 78, was the son of the late Lige & Ruby Simpson Brantley. He was born in Soperton and was a 1957 graduate of Adrian High School. He retired from Robins Air Force Base after 30 years of Civil Service, was the County Manager for Putnam County, Georgia for eight years, was Chairman of the Montgomery County Tax Board and was a member of the Montgomery County Commission, where he served as Chairman for three years. He was also a Trustee of Brewton Parker College, where he served as the Finance Committee Chairman. He was a member of the Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church, where he also served as a Deacon and a Choir member. He loved and sang gospel music. His sister, Nettie Eitel, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Vonnelle “Miss Bonnie” Brantley of Mt. Vernon; son, Vic (Sherry) Brantley of Baxley; three brothers, James Brantley of Clarksville, Hoke (Alisha) Brantley of Augusta, and Bud (Keri) Brantley of Mt. Vernon; four sisters, Tine (Carl) Zech of Cochran, Martha Darter of Houston, Texas, Mary Jo (Wally) Taylor of Conyers, Paula (Teddy) Guy of Waycross and three grandchildren, Jackson, Olivia and Morgan Brantley.
Higgs Funeral Home (higgsfuneralhomeandflorist.com), of Soperton, had charge of arrangements.