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“Linda you are at peace now. God bless all your family and friends. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Marcus Roberts - Tifton, GA

“I know this sweet lady will be missed by many! ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Mickey and Gayla Bentley - Sumner, GA

“Sorry for your lose. May God bless and keep His arms of love around you!! ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Linda and David Mathews - Poulan, GA

“I'm sorry for your loss. I'm praying for your family Layah. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Shannon Howard - Sumner, GA

“Laykin so sorry for your your family lose. may god be with your sweet family. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: brenda strickland - coolidge, GA

“Kim, Charles and I send our sympathy and prayers. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Sandy and Charles (Terri's mama) McCarty

Mrs. Linda Williams Suggs, 65, of Turner County died Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at her residence.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Poulan Cemetery. Rev. Kirk Lavender and Rev. Rocky Duckworth will officiate.
Mrs. Suggs was born on February 13, 1953 in Sylvester to Coy and Ruby Williams. She lived in the Southwest Georgia all her life. Mrs. Suggs helped feed many children as a Cafeteria Worker with the Tift County School System. She enjoyed quilting, fishing and cooking. Mrs. Suggs was a giving person who was always willing to help others when she could. She was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Suggs was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her children, Melvin Suggs of Ashburn, Kim Lavender (Kirk) of Ashburn and Tonya McMurphy (Shane) of Poulan; grandchildren, Laykin Jordan (Joe), Reid Duckworth, Layah Duckworth, Mary Grace Lavender, Eliana Duckworth and Anna Lavender; great-grandchildren, Bentley and Ryleigh Jordan and Graylee Jordan; parents, Coy and Ruby Williams of Poulan along with a number of extended family members and dear friends.
Mrs. Suggs was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 48 years, Melvin Tracy Suggs, Sr. on January 27, 2016 and her brothers, Billy Williams and Jimmy Williams.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00 PM until the Service Hour at Banks Funeral Home.
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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

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210 N. Main Street Sylvester, GA 31791
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