Obituaries for Sept. 28, 2017

Odessa Little Crawford
A celebration of life service for Mrs. Odessa L. Crawford, of Atlanta,
formally of Eatonton will be held at 1pm Friday, September 29, 2017 at Zion Hill Baptist Church, 6175 Campbellton Road in Atlanta. Interment will follow in Lincoln Cemetery. Wake will be Friday, September 29, 2017 held at Willie A. Watkins Historic West End Chapel from 7pm until 8pm.
Willie A. Watkins Historic West End Chapel, 404-758-1731 has charge of arrangements.

Jakeda Ellison
August 19, 1980 - September 20, 2017
Shamaylaka Ellison
November 12, 2007 - September 20, 2017
Jakeda Ellison was born August 19, 1980 to proud parents, Brenda Ellison and Bobby Farley and was the granddaughter of the late Marie and Richard Ellison.
A celebration of life services for Jakeda and Shamaylaka Ellison of 205 Alexander Drive, Eatonton, GA will be held at 1pm Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Putnam County Middle School Gymnasium, 140 Sparta Hwy, Eatonton, GA. Their remains will be placed in state at 11am and Pastor Marquette Brooks will officiate.
Interment will follow in Greater Bell's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, 640 Oconee Springs Rd., Eatonton. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the residence at 11am.
The Lord saw fit to call her home September 20, 2017, along with her beautiful baby girl, Shamaylaka Ellison. Jakeda graduated from Putnam County High School in 1998 and was employed at Rock Eagle for three years. She was an awesome mom and had such a compassion for children, which she gained the name “Momma Keda.”
She leaves to cherish her memories her mother, Brenda Ellison (Tat) and father, Bobby Farley, both of Eatonton; two brothers, Dontavious Farley (Lakeisha), Brendrell Harper (Markeisha); two nieces and four nephews; two aunts, Julia Mae Bullard, Frances Mae Ellison; two uncles, Charlie Ellison all of Eatonton, Matthew Ellison of Columbus; a special friend, Robert Butts of Eatonton; three god daughters, Meosha, Rykia and Me'ochia; a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Shamaylaka was born November 12, 2007 to the late Jakeda Ellison and Robert Butts.
She transitioned life, with her mom on September 20, 2017. Shamaylaka attended Putnam County Elementary School. She loved to talk, dance and spend quality time with her family. She leaves to cherish her memories her dad, Robert Butts; grandparents, Brenda Ellison and Bobby Farley; three sisters, Teona, Jaquasha and Deona Butts; three brothers, Jaquan, Rodricus and Markel Butts all of Eatonton; a host of god sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins, friends and a special classmate, Destiny Waller.
Services entrusted to Bernard's Family Funeral Care, LLC, 103 Willie Bailey Street, Eatonton, GA 31024, (706)485-4494.

Glynn Lamar Hardin, Sr.
November 4, 1944 – September 19, 2017
Mr. Glynn Lamar Hardin, Sr., age 72, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
Memorial services were Thursday, September 21, 2017 in the chapel of Williams Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Glover officiating.
Mr. Hardin was born in Macon November 4, 1944 to the late Oliver Monroe Hardin and the late Jennie-Mae McDonald Hardin. He loved fishing and hunting.
Survivors include two sons, Glynn (Victoria) Hardin, Jr. of Eatonton and Lamar (Jessica) Cambell of Danielsville; a brother, Terry (Louann) Hardin; a honorary son, Charlie (Shona) Bales and six grandchildren, Glynn Hardin III, Katie Bales, C.J. Hardin, Maegan Cambell, Liam Cambell and Jaina Cambell.
Please visit to express condolences and sign the guest book.
Williams Funeral Home of Eatonton had charge of arrangements.

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