GA Family Group Sheet for Augustus Columbus "Peck" PYE Family

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Husband: Augustus Columbus "Peck" PYE
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Birthdate: 1 Sep 1871 , Lee Co., Georgia
Occupation: bef 1926 Farmer
Residence: bef 1926 Worth Co., GA
Residence: bet 1926-1954 Albany, GA
Occupation: bet 1926-1954 Grocer
Will: 22 Mar 1940 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Death date: 13 Jul 1954 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 14 Jul 1954 -Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Georgia
Probate: 17 Jul 1954 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Religion: all of his li Holiness Baptist Church
Occupation: Minister-Holiness Baptist Church
SSN:
Marriage: 30 Nov 1893 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Father: Augustus PYE (b 19 Aug 1843)
Mother: Easter MCDONALD (b 11 Apr 1845)
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Wife: Angeline Missouri "Zue" POWELL
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Birthdate: 9 Feb 1869 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Death date: 12 May 1945 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 14 May 1945 -Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Georgia
Homemaker: Adult Life Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Religion: Church of God
Father: Dennis POWELL (b 30 Mar 1831)
Mother: Catherine Elizabeth BOZEMAN (b 27 Sep 1837)
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Children
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1 F Ella Elizabeth PYE
Birth: 22 Oct 1894 Leesburg, Lee Co., Georgia
Death: 7 Oct 1987 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 8 Oct 1987 -Pinecrest Memory Gardens Cemetery, Moul
Residence: 1913 to 1980 Doerun, Colquitt Co., Georgia
Residence: 1980 to 1987 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Occupation: Life Homemaker
Religion: Pentecostal
SSN: 259-58-8395
Spouse: Mitchell Wynfield RUIS (m 2 Jul 1913)
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2 F Della Missouri PYE
Birth: 17 May 1896 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Residence: 1918 Rebecca
Residence: bet 1945-1983 520 Flint Ave
Death: 21 Oct 1987 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 23 Oct 1987 -Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Georgia
Homemaker: all of life Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
SSN: 253-14-1352
Spouse: John (Ellis) LAWSON (m 28 Dec 1917)
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3 M Daniel Augustus PYE
Birth: 10 Jan 1897 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Residence: bet 1945-1979 Doerun, Colquitt Co., GA
Burial: Aug 1980 -Kimball Church Cemetery, Anderson City,
Death: 30 Aug 1980 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
SSN: 257-58-2089
Religion: Methodist
Spouse: Minnie Ethel RUIS (m 20 Aug 1918)
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4 M Cephus Lewis PYE
Birth: 16 Jan 1899 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Death:
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5 M Wesley Columbus PYE
Birth: 12 Oct 1900 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Residence: bet 1945-1954 Asheville, NC
Residence: bet 1979-1987 206 S. Mock Rd
Death: 12 Nov 1993 Orlando, Orange Co., Florida
Burial: 16 Nov 1993 -Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Georgia
Occupation: Lionotype operator for Asheville Citizen
Retired: Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
SSN: 239-03-7544
Religion: Church of God
Residence: Altamonte Springs, FL
Residence: Orlando, FL
Spouse: Martha Evelyn RENO (m 15 May 1927)
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6 M Walter Lewis PYE
Birth: 17 Jun 1902 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Residence: 12 Sep 1983 718 1st Ave., Albany, GA
Residence: 1987 Albany, Ga
Death: 8 Dec 1995 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 9 Dec 1995 -Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Georgia
Occupation: 1930 to 1976 Owner of Pye's Grocery
Member: Albany Counci Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Member: Dougherty Lod Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Member: Hasan Shrine Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Member: Royal Arch Ma Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Member: St. Paul Comm Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Member: York Rite Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
SSN: 258-10-6774A
Residence: 915 9th Ave., Albany, Ga
Religion: Church of God
Will:
Probate:
Spouse: Clara Louise BAIRD (m 18 Oct 1927)
Spouse: Ola Mae POWELL (m 29 Aug 1946)
Spouse: Gladys Louise SADLER (m 5 May 1952)
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7 F Dora Bell PYE
Birth: 6 May 1904 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Residence: bet 1945-1954 Cordele, Ga
Residence: bet 1963-1978 634-B Society Ave
Death: 17 Apr 1978 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 19 Apr 1978 -Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Georgia
SSN: 256-32-5592
Occupation: Homemaker
Spouse: Charlie (Houvis) MASSEY (m 14 Sep 1919)
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8 M John "Johnny" Louie PYE
Birth: 13 May 1906 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Occupation: bet 1934-1974 Owner of retail meat market
Residence: bet 1934-1979 926 Residence Ave.
Death: 13 Aug 1979 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 14 Aug 1979 -Providence Primitive Baptist Church Cem
SSN: 256-32-0781
Religion: Baptist
Spouse: Maxie Lee MCDONALD (m 21 Apr 1934)
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9 F Eula Mae PYE
Birth: 13 Jan 1908 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Residence: bet 1945-1973 519 Flint Ave.
Will: 2 Jul 1957 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Death: 3 Apr 1973 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 5 Apr 1973 -Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Georgia
SSN: 258-70-1376
Occupation: Rental property owner
Probate: Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Spouse: Rev. Arthur Hamilton BUTLER (m 2 Apr 1933)
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10 F Mary Lee PYE
Birth: 28 Sep 1910 Sylvester, Worth Co., Georgia
Residence: bet 1926-1996 Albany, GA
Residence: bet 1964-1991 900 Residence Ave
Residence: 1 Sep 1996 2724 Ledo Road
Death: 6 Sep 1996 Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia
Burial: 9 Sep 1996 -Crown Hill Cemetery, Albany, Georgia
Occupation: Life Homemaker
Religion: Church of God-Harvest Temple
SSN: 254-74-0688
Spouse: Joe G. BUTLER Sr. (m 1 Dec 1932)
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Prepared 18 Feb 2002 by:
Donald L.Pye
This draft contains errors, omissions.
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FAMILY NOTES
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HUSBAND NOTES: Augustus Columbus "Peck" PYE
Residence: Died at 524 Flint Ave.
Will: Will of Augustus Columbus Pye
Georgia, DOUGHERTY County,
I, Augustus Pye, of said State and County, being of sound and
disposing
mind, do make this my last will and testament, hereby revoking any and all
others that I have heretofore made.
Item 1. It is my will and desire that my body be buried in a decent
and
Christian-like manner, suitable to my circumstances and condition in life.
Item 2. I desire and direct that all of my just debts be paid as soon
as
practicable after my death, by my executors hereinafter named and
appointed.
Item 3. My wife, Angeline Missouri Pye, having voluntarily and
without
cause separated herself from me, and I having after such separation amply
provided for her during her lifetime, it is my will, and I bequeath and
devise
all of my property, both real and personal, of whatever kind and wherever
situated to my children, share and share alike; under this provision each
child
to receive one-ninth of my estate, and in the event any one of my said
children
should die leaving children, then such child or children to have and take
the
one-ninth share going to its parent, per capita, as between themselves, if
more
than one child of such deceased parent.
Item 4. From the share of my estate going to my son Walter L. Pye, it
is
my will and I direct that my executors hereinafter named shall deduct the
principal sum of Seventy-five Dollars with interest thereon at six per
cent per
annum from February 8, 1933, and the further principal sum of Fifty Dollars
with
interest thereon at six per cent. per annum from March 3, 1936, these two
sums
representing money advanced by me to said son and which has not been
repaid.
Item 5. I hereby name and appoint Della Missourie Lawson, D. A. Pye,
John
L. Pye, as executors of this my last will, and I relieve them of making any

inventory or appraisement on my estate, or from giving any bond or making
returns to Della Lawson any court, and all that is required of them under
this
will is to probate the same, and enter upon and take charge of all my
property;
and I expressly confer upon them the full authority and power to divide my
property in kind, and if this cannot be done equitably, then I expressly
confer
upon them the full authority and power to sell any part of or all of my
estate
at either public or private sale as they deem best, and without any order
of
court, making good and sufficient conveyances to the purchaser.

This 22nd day of March, 1940.

(Seal)
Augustus Pye, (His signature)

Declared, published, signed and sealed by Augustus
Pye as
his last will and testament, in the presence of the undersigned as
witnesses, he
first signed in our presence, and we then, at his special instance and
request,
signing in his presence and in the presence of each other. This 22 day of
March, 1940.

(Seal)
Marvin
Reed
(Seal) W.
P.
Westbrook
(Seal) J.
B.
Lanier
Probated in Common Form 7-17-54
Recorded 7-17-54

Copy of Original will in possession of Donald L. Pye.
Recorded in Book 3 Dougherty Probate Court, Albany, Georgia.
Death: Attending physician C. S. McCall Cause of death - carcinomatosis,
primary site
undetermined. Died at 9:45 am.
Burial: Obituary Notice - 13 Jul 1954 Pye Final Rites Slated Here Today

Funeral services for Augustus C. Pye will be conducted today at 5 p.m. in
the
Eight Avenue Church of God by the Rev. Mark Gurthy and the Rev. C. N.
Bolt.
Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Pye, 82, 524 Flint Ave., died Tuesday morning following an illness of

several months. He had been a resident of Albany for the last 28 years,
moving
here from Worth County. Prior to his retirement he had owned and operated
a
grocery store here. In Worth County he had been engaged in farming. He
was
also a retired Holiness Baptist Minister.
The Albanian was married to the late Miss Angeline M. Powell of Worth
County
who died in 1945. He was a member of the Holiness Baptist Church in Worth
County.
Mr. Pye is survived by five daughters, Mrs. M. W. Ruis, Worth County,
Mrs. C.
H. Massey, Cordele, Mrs. J. E. Lawson, Mrs. J. G. Butler and Mrs. Arthur
H.
Butler all of Albany; four sons, Daniel A. Pye, Worth County, W. C. Pye,
Asheville, N. C., Walter L. Pye, J. L. Pye, both of Albany; three
sisters,
Mrs. J. R. Mitchell, Leesburg, Mrs. S. L. Hinson and Mrs. A. B. Tyson, both
of
Albany, and one brother J. W. Pye of Leesburg.
The following grandsons will be pallbearers: Elton Ruis, Olin Ruis,
Donald
Ruis, D. A. Pye, Jr., Donald Pye and Dr. William A. Lawson.
The Albany Undertaking Company is in charge of arrangements.

Section N, Lot 323, Plot 1 1/2
Section N, Lot 323, Plot 1 1/2. Albany Undertaking Co., Albany, GA
Photo of tombstone.
Probate: Probated in Common Form.
SSN: Not online.
General(1,2,3,4,5): Photo of tombstone.

WIFE NOTES: Angeline Missouri "Zue" POWELL
Birth: Twin to Sara Sophronie.
Death: Died in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, GA. Attending
physician N. R.
Thomas Cause of death - Congestive heart failure due to myocardial failure.
Died
at 6:00 p. m..
Burial: Obituary Notice - 13 May 1945 Mrs. A. M. Pye Died in Hospital

Mrs. A. M. Pye, 76, died late Saturday night at the Phoebe Putney
Hospital
following an illness of several years. She had lived in Albany for the
last 20
years.
A member of the Church of God, Mrs Pye had many friends here who learn
with
deep regret of her death.
Survivors include her husband, five daughters, Mrs. J. E. Lawson, Mrs. A.
H.
Butler, Mrs. George G. Butler, all of Albany; Mrs. M. W. Ruis, Doerun,
Mrs. C.
H. Massey, Vienna, four sons, W. L. Pye, J. L. Pye, of Albany; D. A.
Pye,
Doerun, W. C. Pye, Asheville, N. C., two sisters, Mrs. A. B. Shiver, Mrs.
J. A.
Lane, Doerun, and two brothers, J. G. S. Powell, Doerun, and J. L. B.
Powell,
Moultrie. They have the sympathy of friends in their sorrow.
The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the Church of God with the Rev.
J. W.
Culpepper, of Lake Park conducting the service assisted by the Rev. J. L.
Ball,
pastor of the local church. Interment was in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Elton Ruis, Olin Ruis, Almand Davis, Jimmie
Spence, A. H. Brooks. An honorary escort was formed by L. F. Hall, A. T.
Williams, W. M. Wadsworth, G. E. Letchworth, J. E. Lawhorn, W. F. Wescott,
and
Dr. D. L. McLeod.
The Albany Undertaking Company is in charge of the arrangements.

Secton n, Lot 323, Plot 2 1/2.
General(6,7,8,9,10): Photo of tombstone.

CHILD NOTES: Ella Elizabeth PYE
Birth: Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/97
Death: Inpatient Palmyra Park Hospital, Albany, GA Attending physician F.
Dempsey
Gillebeau - Cause of death aspiration pneumonia , diabetes mellitus died at
4:00
am
Burial: Obituary Notice - Ella Elizabeth Pye Ruis

Ella Elizabeth Pye Ruis, 92, of Doerun, died Wednesday at Palmyra Park
Hospital in Albany Following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be
held
at 3 p. m. today at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Lawson

officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers include Wayne Ruis, Greg Barfield, Quinnon Walker, Odell
Davis,
Ladolphus Ruis, Larry Ruis and Larry Douglas.
Mrs. Ruis was born in Worth County on Oct. 22, 1894, the daughter of the
late
Augustus Pye and Missouri Powell Pye. She had lived in Doerun most of her
life
and spent the past seven years in Albany. She was the wife of the late
Mitchell
Winfield Ruis.
Survivors include three sons, Elton Ruis of Moultrie, Olon Ruis of
Doerun, and
Donald Ruis of Albany; four daughters, Mrs. Ocia Leen Davis of Warner
Robins,
and Mrs. Bloncile Walker, Mrs. Elyse Jones and Mrs. Betty Barfield, all of
Albany; two brothers, Walter Pye and Wesley Pye, both of Albany; two
sisters,
Mrs. Mary Butler and Mrs. Della Lawson, both of Albany; 19 grandchildren,
29
great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

Copy of Memorial Service in Possession of D. L. Pye 10/8/97.
SSN: Issued GA 1955.
General(11,12,13,14,15):

CHILD NOTES: Della Missouri PYE
Birth: Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/97
Death: Inpatient Preferred Home Care. Attending physician C. A. Collins,
Jr. Cause of
death - Bilateral pneumonia, Alzheimer. Died at 2:56 p. m..
Burial: Obituary - 23 Oct 1987 Mrs. Lawson

The funeral service of Della Lawson, 91, of 520 Flint Ave., who died
Wednesday, will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at Harvest Temple Church of
God
with interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.
A native of Worth County, Mrs. Lawson had lived most of her life in
Albany,
She was a charter member of Harvest Temple Church of God and the Good
Sunday
School Class.
Survivors include a son, William A. Lawson of Albany; a sister, Mrs. Joe
G.
Butler of Albany; two brothers, Wesley C. Pye and W. L. Pye both of Albany;
nine
grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. William A. Lawson, 5009
Millsbee Lane, and will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern today from 7 p.m.
to 9
p.m.

Section N, Lot 291, Plot 1. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors, Albany, GA.
Photo of tombstone.
General(16,17,18,19): Photo of tombstone.

CHILD NOTES: Daniel Augustus PYE
Birth: Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/97
SSN: Issued GA 1955.
General(20,21,22):

CHILD NOTES: Cephus Lewis PYE
Birth: Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/97

CHILD NOTES: Wesley Columbus PYE
Birth: Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/97
Burial: Obituary Notice - Monday, Nov 15, 1993 Newspaper Linotypist

Wesley C.. Pye, 93, of Orlando, Fla., died Friday in an Orlando Hospital
following a lengthy illness.
The funeral will be at 11 a. m. Tuesday at Hall and Hall Chapel with
burial in
Crown Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Michael Lawson will officiate.
A native of Sylvester, Mr. Pye had lived in Albany since 1965 before
moving to
Orlando a short time before his death. He was a retired linotype operator
with
the Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper and was a member of the Church of
God.
Survivors include two sons, James Pye of Orlando, Fla., and William Baker
of
Altamonte springs, Fla.; a daughter, Mary Cunningham of Altamonte Springs,
Fla.;
a brother, Walter Pye of Albany; a sister, Mary Butler, of Albany; 11
grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 7 p. m. to 9 p. m. today at Hall and Hall Funeral

Home.

Section G, Lot 42, Plot 5. Copy of funeral program in possession Donald
L.
Pye.
Retired: Worked all adult life as Linotype operator at Asheville Citizen
Times Newspaper,
Asheville, Retired and moved to Albany, GA. where he invested in real
estate,
later moved to Orlando, Fl. to be with his children. Later was in nursing
home
for a number of years where he finally died.
General(23,24,25,26):

CHILD NOTES: Walter Lewis PYE
Death: Original Death Certificate in possession of D. L. Pye 12/12/95
Burial: Obituary - Walter L. Pye, Business Owner
Walter L. Pye, 93,
of
Albany, died Friday at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. following an
illness.
The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. today at Crown Hill Mausoleum
Chapel.
The Revs. Bobby Moye and Daniel Sikes will officiate.
A native of Worth County, Mr. Pye had lived in Albany since 1940. He was
the
former owner and operator of Pye's Grocery at Five Points. He was a
50-year
member of Dougherty Lodge No. 5491 F&AM, a charter member and 50-year
member of
the Hasan Shrine and a member of the York Rite. He was a member of
Sunnyside
Baptist Church and had attended Liberty Parkway Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys S. Pye of Albany; a son, Donald L. Pye
Sr.
of Albany; a sister, Mary Lee Butler of Albany; five grandchildren and
seven
great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. The family is at
the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Pye, Sr., 2205 Lullwater Road,
Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Section G, Lot 14, Plot 4 1/2. Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors Buried
at
4:30 p.m..
Photo of tombstone.
Member: Life Member.
Member: 50 year member, Emeritus Member.
Member: Charter and 50 year member.
Member: William J. Penn, Jr., Chapter 15.
Member: Life Member
SSN: Original card in possession of D. L. Pye.
Will: Albany Herald, Albany, Georgia 5 Jan 1996

NOTICE GEORGIA, DOUGHERTY COUNTY
Notice is hereby given to all creditors of the Estate of WALTER LEWIS
PYE,
late of said, county, deceased, to render in an account of their demands to
the
undersigned within the time prescribed by law. All persons indebted to the

Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This 13 Day of December 1995
DONALD L. PYE
Executor
2205 Lullwater
Albany, GA 31707

Jan 5. 12, 19, 26 1996

General(27,28,29,30,31,32,33): Have original draft classification card from
World War II, dated
14 Aug 1942,
issued by Dougherty County, Georgia Local Board no. 1. Classified 3-a.
Photo
of tombstone.

CHILD NOTES: Dora Bell PYE
Birth: Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/1997
Death: Inpatient Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, GA. Attending
Physician
Robert H. Groves. Cause of death - CVA, Renal insufficiency, Died at 1:15
am.
Burial: Obituary - Notice Mrs. Massey

The funeral service of Mrs. Dora Bell Massey, 73, of 634 Society Ave.,
Apartment B, who died Monday, will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a. m. at
Oaklawn
Chapel Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
A native of Worth County, Mrs. Massey had resided in Albany 15 years.
She was
a member of the Old Dawson Road Church of God.
Survivors include a son, Robert Massey, LaGrange; three daughters, Mrs.
Lea
Evert Masters, Denver, Colo., Miss Myrese Riales, Albany and Mrs. Linda
Hanner,
Jacksonville, Fla.; three sisters, Mrs. J. E. Lawson and Mrs. J. G. Butler
Sr.,
both of Albany, and Mrs M. W. Ruis, Sylvester; four brothers, Wesley C.
Pye, W.
L. Pye, J. L. Pye, all of Albany, and Dan A. Pye, Moultrie and six
grandchildren.

Section N, lot 291, Plot 3. Photo of tombstone.
General(34,35): Photo of tombstone.

CHILD NOTES: John "Johnny" Louie PYE
Birth: Tombstone date.
Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/97
Residence: Pye Family Reunion Chehaw Park 2 Aug 1964.
Death: Tombstone date.
Died at home. Attending physician Charles D. Hollis, Jr. Cause of death -
Cerebral atherosclerosis with cerebral thrombosis, chronic renal failure,
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease HCVD, aortic stenosis with congestive

heart failure. Died at 3:15 am.
Burial: Obituary Notice - 13 Aug 1979 J. L. Pye

The funeral service of John Louie Pye of 926 Residence Ave., who died
today,
will be conducted Tuesday at Oaklawn Chapel Funeral Home at 2 p. m.
Interment
will follow in Providence Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
A native of Worth County, Mr. Pye had lived in Albany 45 years. He owned
and
operated Pye's Grocery for 40 years.
Survivors include his wife, Maxie Pye, Albany; three sisters, Mrs. Ella
Ruis,
Worth County. and Mrs. Della Lawson and Mrs. J. G. Butler, both of Albany.
and
three brothers, Dan Pye, Worth County and Wesley Pye and Walter Pye, both
of
Albany.
SSN: Issued GA (after 1951).
General(36,37,38,39,40,41,42,43): Info received from steve1@zebra.net.

CHILD NOTES: Eula Mae PYE
Birth: Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/97
Death: Inpatient Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, GA. 2 days.
Attending
physician E. S. Armstrong. Cause of death - chronic nephritis 4 years.
Died at
Burial: Obituary - 5 Apr 1973 Mrs. Butler Dies; Rites Set Thursday

Mrs. Eula Mae Butler, 65, of 519 Flint Avenue, died Tuesday.
Mrs. Butler was a native of Worth County and had lived in Albany for the
last
46 years. Mrs. Butler owned and operated rental property in Albany and was
a
member of the Eighth Avenue Church of God.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Billy Joe Carter, Albany; four
sisters,
Mrs. J. E. Lawson, Albany, Mrs. . W. Ruis, Sylvester, Mrs. J. G. Butler,
Sr.,
Albany, and Mrs. Dora Massey, Albany; four brothers, Wesley C. Pye, W. L.
Pye,
J. L. Pye and Dan A. Pye all of Albany; 4 grandchildren; and a number of
nieces
and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 3:00 p.m. in the Eighth

Avenue Church of God by the Rev. W. A. Bingham, pastor. Interment will
follow in
Crown Hill Cemetery.
The family will be at Oaklawn Chapel Funeral Home tonight from 7:30 and
8:30.
Pallbearers include Richard Lawson, Bob Brooks, Donald Pye, Jerry
Mitchell,
Joe G. Butler, Jr. and Dr. William A. Lawson.

Section N, Lot 290, Plot 5. Oaklawn Chapel Funeral Home, Albany, GA.
Photo of tombstone.
Probate: Last Will and Testament of Mrs. Eula Mae
Pye Butler

Georgia, Dougherty County.

I, Eula Mae Pye Butler, of Dougherty County, Georgia, being of sound and
disposing and and memory, do hereby make, publish and declare this to be my
last
will and testament, hereby revoking and annulling any and all other wills
that I
might have made in the past.

ITEM ONE
It is my will and desire that all my just debts be paid as soon as
possible
after my death.

ITEM TWO
I give,
General(44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51): Photo of tombstone.

CHILD NOTES: Mary Lee PYE
Birth: Pye Family Bible in possession of Donald L. Pye 2/24/97
Residence: Pye Family Reunion Chehaw Park 2 Aug 1964.
Burial: Obituary Notice
Mary Pye Butler, Homemaker

Mary Pye Butler, 85, 2724 Ledo Road died Friday at Phoebe Putney Memorial

Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a. m. Monday at Harvest Temple Church of God
with
burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. The Revs. Robert E. Varnadore and Bob
Prince
will officiate.
A native of Sylvester, Mrs. Butler lived in Albany since 1926. She was a

homemaker and a member of Harvest Temple Church of God. She was the widow
of
Joe G. Butler Sr.
Survivors include a son, Joe G. Butler Jr. of Albany; tow daughters,
Annette
B. Mitchell and La Verne B. Brooks, both of Albany; seven grandchildren and

eight great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 3-5 p. m. today at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors.
Memorials may be made to Harvest Temple Church of God, 3005 Old Dawson
Road,
Albany, Ga. 31707. The family is at the residence of Mr. & Mrs. Jerry A.
Mitchell at 4817 Gillionville Road.

Section N, Lot 323, plot 1 1/2. Photo of tombstone.
SSN: Issued GA 1963.
General(52,53,54,55,56):
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SOURCES
1. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Death Certificate # 221. Copy in possession of Donald. L.
Pye.
2. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice-Wednesday, July 14,1954.
3. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Book 3 page 70, Copy in possession Donald L. Pye.
4. Ibid. Will Book Page 109.
5. Linda Adams. Descendants of Robert Lee McDonald. 1440 Diamond Head
Circle
Decatur, GA 30333 404-320-9123
Lindabuggy@aol.com. Page 1.
6. World Family Tree. Borderbund Software, Inc.
P.O. Box 6125
Novato, CA. WFT Vol 3 Ver 2.0 1996 pre-1600 to present.
7. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Marriage Book 5, Page 184. Auguatus Pye married to A. M.
Powell 30 Nov 1893.
8. Ibid. Death Certificate # 221.
9. Ibid. Death Certificate #139.
Copy in possession Donald L. Pye 1997.
10. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice-Monday, May 14, 1945.
11. Frances Burt Martin. Pye Family Data. Ella Pye Ruis Moultrie, Ga.
12. Obituary Notice. Moultrie Observer
Moultrie, Ga. Obituary Notice-Thursdy,October 8, 1987.
13. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Death Certificate # 402. Copy in possession of D. L. Pye.
14. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Wednesday, Oct 7, 1987. Moultrie, Ga.
15. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index United
States
1937-1995. Borderbund Software. Ancestry.com.
16. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice Wednesday 13 Sep 1967.
17. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Delayed Birth Certificate # 2633 Copy in possession D. L. Pye
1997.
18. Ibid. Death Certificate # 870. Copy in possession D. L. Pye.
19. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice 15 Sep 1969 Lawson Rites in City.
20. LDS. Computer Records. LDS. LDS Social Security Records 10 Jan
1987.
21. Catherine Fussell Wells. Cemetery records. 1984. Page 4 - Kimball
Methodist Church
Cemetery - New Section - Row 12
Daniel A. Pye Jan 10, 1898 August 29, 1980.
22. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index United
States
1937-1995. Borderbund Software. Amazon.com.
23. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituaries. Monday, Nov 15, 1993. page 4B. Wesley Pye.
24. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index United
States
1937-1995. Borderbund Software. CD # 110.
25. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Delayed Birth Certificate # 3350. Copy in possession D. L.
Pye 1997.
26. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice Wednesday 13 Sep 1967.
27. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Delayed Birth Certificate # 3329.
Original in possession Donald L. Pye 1997.
28. Registrar of Deeds. Copies of Births, Marriages, Deaths, Wills. 60
Court Plaza
Buncombe County, North Carolina
Asheville, N.C. Marriage Book A-K, Female, From Apr 1851 to Sec 1937, page
36.
18 Oct 1927 Clara Louise Baird, age 20, to Walter Lewis Pye, age 25.
Minister: W. B. Sprinkle; Witnesses: Mrs. Hobson Nix, F. Stikleather, Mrs.
Elliott Fox.
29. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Certified copy of marriage License dated 3 may 1952, Joined in
matrimoney 5 May
1952. signed J.M. Tomlinson, Ordinary, Ernest L. Veal, Minister.
Application
reflects his divorce in 1947 and her divorce in 1948.
30. Ibid. Death Certificate # 1180.
Copy in possession Donald L. Pye 1997.
31. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Saturday, Dec 9, 1995.
32. Manuscript. Page 9.
33. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice Wednesday 13 Sep 1967.
34. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Delayed Birth Certificate # 2632 Copy in possession D. L. Pye
1997.
35. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice - Tues., April 18, 1978, page 5A Dora Bell
Pye.
36. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Death Certificatr #550 Copy in possession D. L. Pye.
37. Ibid. Delayed Birth Certificate #3930-A. Copy in possession D. L. Pye
1997.
38. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index United
States
1937-1995. Borderbund Software. CD # 110.
39. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice-Monday, August 13,1979. J. L. Pye.
40. Ibid. Obituary Notice-Friday, September 20,1981 page 5A Mrs. Pye.
41. Catherine Fussell Wells. Cemetery records. 1984. Page 82 -
Providence Primitive Baptist
Church Cemetery - Row 5 John L. Pye May 13, 1906 - Aug. 13, 1979.
42. LDS. Computer Records. LDS. Social Security Record 256-32-0781.
43. FTM Family Group Sheet. Larry Cole
161 Hickory Grove Road Albany, Ga
229-4342-1068. Page 2.
44. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. DElayed Birth Certificate # 2634 Copy in possession D. L. Pye
1997.
45. Ibid. Death Certificate # 398 Copy in possession D. L. Pye 1997.
46. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index United
States
1937-1995. Borderbund Software. CD # 110.
47. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Death Certificate # 261 Copy in possession D. L. Pye.
48. Ibid. Will signed..
49. Ibid.
50. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary - 5 Apr 1973 Mrs. Butler Dies.
51. Ibid. Obituary Notice Wednesday 13 Sep 1967.
52. Probate Court. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills. Dougherty County
Albany, GA. Delayed Birth Certificate # 2635. Copy in possession D. L. Pye
1997.
53. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obituary Notice-Monday, August 13,1979.
54. Ibid. Obituary, Sunday, September 8,1996.
55. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index United
States
1937-1995. Borderbund Software.
56. Birth, Death, Marriage Notices. Herald Publishing Co.
Albany, GA. Obitutary - 3 Apr 1991 J. G. Butler, Sr.
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