Lula Mae Smiley Timmons

Lula Mae Smiley Timmons, 79, of Blackshear, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020. 

She was born May 5, 1940 to the late Pumer and Gertie Lee Smiley in Hinesville. As a young girl she attended the Lee Street Elementary and High School and graduated in 1959. She served as Homecoming Queen.

She was married to the late John Timmons for 59 years and to this union they had one child.

She was employed with the Green Frog Restaurant for 18 years. Her hobby was cooking and she loved to cook.

Cherishing her memory is her loving son, Albert “Ted” Edward (Monique Vail) Timmons, Blackshear; 15 grand children, 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth White, Deltona, FL; Hattie White and Barbara (Bill) Whitley, both of Rochester, NY, Eatie Jackson, Miami, FL, Caroline Hill, Atlanta, Bonita (Ira) Brown of South Carolina; sisters-in-law Bernice Harris, Tallahassee, FL, Delyen (Curtis) Glaskin, Palm Bay, FL, Ruby Ward, Crawfordville, FL, May (James) West, Jacksonville, FL, Sandra (Eugene) Jones, Port Saint Joe, FL, Aurther Hutchenson, Crestview, FL and Willie Resberry, Ft. Lauderdale, FL and nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the funeral home, 505 Ware Street, Blackshear. 

Graveside funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, from the Shiloh Cemetery, Moore Street, Blackshear. 

Condolences may be expressed online at

Rainge Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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