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With Zach Willingham
Jackson, Albritton to head
Perry area elementary schools
Fhom Staff Retoots
New principals, both well
known locally, have been named
for Morningside Elementary
School and Kings Chapel
Darryl Albritton, currently the
assistant principal at Perry High
School, will become principal at
Kings Chapel, and Peggy'Jackson,
who has served for seven years as
instructional coordinator at
Morningside, will move up to the
position of principal of that school.
Albritton, a Perry native, is in
his second year at Perry High
School. Prior to that he was a
physical education teacher at
Tucker Elementary School for
He is a product of the Perry
schools, having attended Perry
Elementary, Perry Junior High
and Perry High School, before
going on to earn his bachelors
degree at the University of
He also holds a master’s from
Georgia Southwestern College
and a specialist’s degree in admin
istration from Georgia College.
His wife, Terri, is a third grade
teacher at Tucker. They have three
children, Hillary, 7, Carson, 5, and
Albritton teaches an adult
Sunday school class at First
Baptist Church of Perry.
“Kings Chapel is a great school
with good teachers and a good
reputation,” he said, “It’s really
going to be a challenge, and I’m
looking forward to it.”
Jackson, who has had 25 years
of experience in public education,
is a native ofTurner County and a
graduate of Tift College who
began her teaching career in north
After moving to Perry with her
husband Pat, and son, Ty (now a
student at ABAC in Tifton), she
taught at King’s Chapel for 12
She has a master’s in elemen
tary education from Georgia State
College and University in
Milledgeville, and earned her
administrative supervision degree
at Valdosta State University.
“I’m excited about next year,”
she said, “We’ve got a great faculty,
although it will be smaller next
year since the teachers for the k-4
through first grade will be in the
new primary school. We’re going
to miss them.
Other new principals named
for the 1900-2000 school year
include Carole Vann for Bonaire
Elementary; Dr. John Harper for
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G. Rufus TrusteH
G. Rufus Trussell, 73, of Bonaire,
died April 18.
Services were at 11 a.m. April 20
at the First Baptist Church of Perry.
Chaplain Richard Willis officiated.
Interment was at the Butler City
Mr. Trussell, a native of Butler,
died at his residence April 18. He
was a graduate of Butler High School
and South Georgia Technical School.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a
member of the VFW. He was a
retired district operations superinten
dent with Flint Electric.
He is survived by his wife, Sue
Wilkinson Trussell of Bonaire; five
sons, John Trussell, Joseph E.
Trussell, Grady Trussell Jr., and
Travis Hill, all ofWamer Robins, and
Todd Hill of Hawkinsville; two
daughters, Peggy Oakley of Warner
Robins and Lorie Hamby of Perry;
one brother, Luther Trussell of
Charleston, S.C.; two sisters, June
Woody of Brooks and Vivian
Womble of Fairfax, S.C.; and 10
The family suggests contributions
to Hospice of Houston County, 2065
Watson Blvd., Warner Robins.
Watson-Hunt Funeral Home of
Perry was in charge of arrangements.
Daniel C. Wright Jr.
CONYERS - Daniel C. Wright
Jr., 71, of Conyers, died April 20,
A native of Perry, Mr. Wright was
a retired salesman with Cole’s
Lilbum Motor Sales, and was a U.S.
Navy veteran of World War 11.
He is survived by his wife, Mary
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Snellville; daughter and son-in-law,
Teresa and Roy Stewart of Pace, Fla.,
daughter, Jan Price of Hampton;
step-daughter and son-in-law,
Sharon and James Livingston of
Conyere; mother, Mary Jo Wright of
Perry; brother and sister-in-law, Bob
and Ellen Wright of Perry; nine
grandchildren and several great
Memorials may be made to
Shepherd Gate Hospice, P.O. Box
447, Conyers, Ga. 30015-0447.
Bill Head Funeral Home of
Lilburn-Tucker Chapel, was in
charge of arrangements.
Grace Inez Ross
Grace Inez Ross, 79, of 1107
Second St., Perry, died April 25,
1999 at Perry Hospital.
Services wll be at 2 p.m. April 28
at Hall and Hall Funeral Chapel of
Albany with the Rev. Keith Ivey offi
ciating. interment will follow at
Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery.
A long-time of Albany, Mrs. Ross
had lived in Perry for four years. She
was retired form Coats and Clark
and was a member of Sunnyside
Baptist Church. She was the widow
of the late Oscar Ross and the moth
er of the late Raymon Oscar Ross.
She is survived by one daughter,
Brenda Jarrett of Lilbum; two broth
ers, Horace White and Henrv
White, both of Omega, one sister,
Ruth Cox of Perry; four grandchil
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The family can be contacted at the
residence of Daniel and Jodi Price,
6001 Miltia St., Albany.
Hall &. Hall Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
Raymond Monroe Green
Raymond Monroe Green, 75, of
Perry died April 26, 1999 at Perry
Services will be at Shechinah
Freewill Baptist Church April 28 at 6
p.m. Interment will be at henderson
Cemetery. The Rev. Gene Cross will
A native of Raleigh, N.C., Mr.
Green had lived in Perry for the past
25 years. He was a former resident of
Macon. He was a World War II
Army veteran. He retired after more
than 20 years of service with Star
Laundry Service. He was the widow
er of Dorothy Turner Green and a
member of Shechinah Freewill
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He is survived by four daughters,
Tcna Green Padgett of Perry, Cookie
Wiggins Clay of Warner Robins,
Brenda Mulligan of Rockmart, and
Diane Nceson of Lynnwood, Wash.;
one son, Eddie Wiggins of Glen
Allen, Va.; 13 grandchildren and six
Watson-Hunt Funeral Home of
Perry is in charge of arrangements.
FORT VALLEY - Buford
Davis, 67, of Perry died April 22.
Services were at 11 a.m. April 24
at Oaklawn Cemetery of Fort Valley.
Mr. Davis was retired from
McKenzie Frozen Foods. He was a
member of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints of Perry.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy
Brown Davis of Perry.
Rooks Funeral Home of Fort
Valley was in charge of arrangements.
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