The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2013 at the Shady Grove Baptist Church, Brooklyn Community (off Hwy 520), Brooklyn, Georgia. The Reverend Paul Milton will officiate. Interment will follow in the Beulah Cemetery, Green Hill Road, Cusseta, Georgia.
Mrs. Earetha K. Tymes was born August 2, 1954 in Richland, Stewart County, Georgia to Willie Albert Brown, Sr. and the late Mary Jane Mathis Brown. She was educated in the public school system of Stewart County. She was a 1972 graduate of Stewart County High School. She was presently attending South Georgia Technical College of Americus, Georgia majoring in Criminal Justice. She was a member of Phi Beta Lambda and secretary of the student council. She was married to the late Johnny David Tymes and to this union, they were blessed with two children.
Earetha accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined the band of Christian Believers at Good Hope Christian Methodist Episcopal Church at Renfroe, Georgia. Later, she joined the Shady Grove Baptist Church, Brooklyn, Georgia.
Survivors are two children, Jamessa Tymes Hunt and Armenta Tymes Battle (James), all of Buena Vista, Georgia; three grandchildren, Lanecia Tymes, Jamon Tymes and Jade Battle; father, Willie Albert Brown, Sr., Columbus, Georgia; two stepdaughters, Kimberly Burt and Quant Nelson; five siblings, Willie Albert Brown, Jr., Flint, Michigan, Arthur L. Brown (Debbie), Ashburnhan, Massachuetts, Ruth Holtzclaw (Kenneth), Columbus, Georgia, Hazel B. Crawford (Jarvis), Columbus, Georgia and Gregory Brown, Cusseta, Georgia; three uncles, Boyzie L. Mathis, Atlanta, Georgia, L. B. Brown (Ada), Cusseta, Georgia, and Grace Adams (Oliver), Hartford, Connecticut; companion, Otis Burt, Buena Vista, Georgia; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Eva Thornton, Columbus, Georgia, Eathern Times, Jr. (Ardessa), Buena Vista, Georgia, Nora Francis Pless (George), Brooklyn, New York, Hubert Tymes, Buena Vista, Georgia, Herman Tymes (Rose), Buena Vista, Georgia, Patricia Nixon (David), Newnan, Georgia and Edward Tymes (Roslyn), Columbus, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including a devoted friend, Rena Arnette, Americus, Georgia.