2010-09-01 / Obituaries


Mealie Earl Mason Webb, age 76, of Morrow, formerly of Colquitt, died Tuesday, August 24, 2010, at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale.

Mrs. Webb was a member of Morrow United Methodist Church, where she faithfully served on many committees. She was a member of the Marvin Foster Sunday School Class. Mealie helped plan activities and prepared the monthly breakfast for the Ramblers, an older adult group in the church. For many years she has helped prepare the meals for the Wednesday night service. She was an active member of Study and Share Circle in her church. She was presented the “Woman of Courage” award in 2009 by her church.

Mrs. Webb was retired from Commercial Union Insurance Company in Atlanta. She thrived on being with people. She never met a stranger. She was never at a loss for words, and always was ready to help others. She loved the Lord with all her heart and spent each day of her life demonstrating God’s love to everyone around her. Her faith and positive attitude were obvious to all who knew her. She brought so much joy into the lives of her family and friends. Being around her honored those who had the privilege of sharing her journey in this life. Her legacy of love will live on in each life she has touched.

A memorial service was held Thursday, August 26, at Morrow First United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Ed Judy officiating.

Funeral services were held Friday, August 27, at 3:00 p.m., at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ed Judy, Rev. David Thompson, and Rev. Mike Mounts officiating. Interment was at Colquitt City Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Kent Richardson, Garrett Richardson, Tommy Smith, Brandon Smith, Jeff Thompson, and Doug Long. The Miller County High School Class of 1953 were honorary pall- bearers. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service on Friday, August 27, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at Colquitt Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband, David Webb of Morrow; mother, Uva Sanders Mason of Colquitt; one sister, Betty Jo (Terry) Toole of Colquitt; brothers-inlaw, Buddy (Betty) Webb of Valdosta, Dr. Willie (Ouida) Webb of Auburn, AL; sister-in-law, Mary Webb Lockhart of Stone Mountain; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Webb was preceded in death by her father, Jordan Hardy Mason and a brother, Talmadge Hardy Mason.

Colquitt Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

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