2017-02-15 / Obituaries


Mr. Mark Stephen Roland, age 56, of Albany, formerly of Colquitt, died Friday, February 10, 2017, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held Monday, February 13, 2017, at New Salem Free Will Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jimmy Harris and Rev. Talmadge Worsley offiiciating. Interment followed in the church cemetery with Josh Bush, Jay Bush, John Cobb, Randy Roland, Stuart Cauble, and Robert Newberry serving as pall bearers.

Mr. Roland was a well driller and a member of New Salem Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by one son, Billy Harrison Roland of Colquitt; four daughters, Shannon Roland of TN, Stephanie Roland, Sophia Roland, and Mia Roland of Colquitt; five grandchildren, Byron Jackson, Brekell Hopkins, Ivory Hopkins, Aivree Hopkins, and Isabella Yocum; parents, Billy and Geneva Roland of Colquitt; one brother, Paul Roland of Baconton; and two sisters, Martha Roland of Albany, and Debbie Hagins of Green Cove Springs, FL.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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