The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 411 Cotton Avenue, Americus, Georgia. Bishop Melvin McCluster, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Zion Road, Ellaville, Georgia.
Jonathan Jr., better known as Buck, was born February 7, 1964 to Georgia Ann Haynes Middlebrooks and Jonathan Middlebrooks, Sr., in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia. He was preceded in death by one sister, Myra Middlebrooks. He was educated in the public school system of Schley County and Marion County. He was a 1981 graduate of Tri-County High School and continued his education at South Georgia Technical College where he majored in CDL Truck Driving.
On the 29th day of March of 1996, he was united in holy matrimony to Bobbie Ann Hartage. To this union they were blessed with one daughter, Martina Middlebrooks Barkley (Keelan). He was employed as a service maintenance man and a driver with Reeves Construction Company of Albany, Georgia for over six years. He was previously employed with Cooper Lighting for twenty years as a forklift operator. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior and joined the Eastview Church of Christ.
Survivors are a loving and devoted wife of 16 years, Bobbie Ann Middlebrooks, Ellaville, Georgia; One daughter, Martina Middlebrooks Barkley (Keelan), Americus, Georgia; mother, Georgia Ann Middlebrooks, Ellaville, Georgia; Father, Jonathan Middlebrooks, Sr., Americus, Georgia; Siblings, M. Elaine Kendrick, Americus, Georgia, Melissa Middlebrooks, Ellaville, Georgia; Sisters-in-law/Brothers-in-law, Eddie Lee Heritage, Ellaville Georgia, Annie Jackson (Zebb), Americus, Georgia, Betty Peeples (Mac), Americus, Georgia, Mary Cummins, Brooklyn, New York; Aunts/Uncles, Rose Cauley, Montezuma, Georgia, Alice Tymes, Cainbridge, Massachusetts, Margaree Maynard, Americus, Georgia, Darnell Booker (Elwood), Boston, Massachusetts, Curtis Haynes (Judith), Ellenwood, Georgia, Thelma Haynes, Columbus, Georgia, and Pat Hollis (Randy), Americus, Georgia; great aunt, Mary Lee Mathis, Brooklyn, New York; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- Mary C.Tatum(Friday, December 28 12 06:18 pm EST)
I am very sorry to hear of your loved one death.Words cannot make your sorrow any easier but they can let you know that you are cared about so much at this time of bereavement.[Please know that I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.[With sympathy in your loss.]Please find comfort in the scripture at[John 5:28-29.]
- S.CLEMONS(Friday, December 28 12 05:58 pm EST)
TO THE FAMILY OF MR.JONATHAN MIDDLEBROOKS:
MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH THE FAMILY IN THE TIME OF YOUR LOSS.2 CORINTHIANS 1:3-4 HAS HELPED MANY TO ENDURE THE LOSS OF THEIR LOVED ONE.IT SHOWS WE ARE NEVER ALONE IN WHATEVER DIFFICULTIES WE GO THROUGH FOR HE LOVES EACH OF US .HE WANTS ALL OF US TO BE COMFORTED.
WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY FOR THE LOSS OF SOMEONE VERY DEAR TO YOU.
- Lorena Josey(Friday, December 28 12 02:26 pm EST)
May God Be With This Family
- Carolyn B. Alridge and Family(Thursday, December 27 12 07:59 pm EST)
My deepest sympathies to the Middlebrooks Family..
- Mattie L Ridley(Thursday, December 27 12 06:59 pm EST)
OUR SINCERE SYMPATHY TO THE MIDDLEBROOK AND HAYNES FAMILY,WE ARE SO SORRY FOR THE LOST OF YOUR BELOVED (BUCK) OUR HEARTS ARE DEEPLY SADDEN, WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIM WITH A HAPPY SMILE ON HIS FACE, MAY GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU DURING YOUR TIME OF SORROW...LOVE ALWAYS BONNIE AND CHINESE..
- The Hollis Family, Ellaville Ga(Thursday, December 27 12 02:40 pm EST)
Middlebrook Family, We extend our greatest sympathy to each of you. May the peace of God be with you.
- Martina Barkley(Thursday, December 27 12 08:11 am EST)
If you are not able to make the funeral services they will be aired online through facebook on the friendship missionary baptist church page. 411 cotton avenue.
- Martina Middlebrooks Barkley(Thursday, December 27 12 08:00 am EST)
THAT MY DADDY!!!!! He loved us very much! We have never had to want for anything. I truly had a great day! I will truly miss him!
- VONCILE ADAMS(Wednesday, December 26 12 02:18 pm EST)
Bobbie Ann, Though your heart must hold deep sadness at the lost of Buck, may it also hole the blessings of the life you shares and the love that will always be a part of you. Keeping you close in Caring Thoughts and Prayers.LOVE YOU!!!
- Kay Lester(Wednesday, December 26 12 01:09 pm EST)
May God comfort you and keep you during this time.
- Henry and Danielle Butler(Wednesday, December 26 12 11:42 am EST)
RIP Buckwild You may be gone but you will never be forgotten!!!!!!
- Christine Walters(Tuesday, December 25 12 04:51 pm EST)
- Lillie Wilson(Tuesday, December 25 12 02:33 pm EST)
we are praying for you in tome of sorry Woodrow & Lillie Wilson Chicago, IL.
- Kevin Risby, B'klyn,NY.(Tuesday, December 25 12 09:31 am EST)
Deepest sympathies to the family during your hour of bereavement.
- Sherry Francine Oliver(Tuesday, December 25 12 08:21 am EST)
With deep sympathy and prayers to the family.
- Debbie Hosking(Monday, December 24 12 07:44 pm EST)
Buck you was a wonderful man. I was only around u a few times u are a very highly respected man. Richard and I will miss you dearly. Im so happy to have known you. There won't be anymore get togethers like before without seeing ur smiling face and cooking your fabulous steaks. never the same You did and have touched all our hearts. You are now with God. u are now his angel and are watchng over all your loved ones from above. Miss you much LOve u more
- tammy(Monday, December 24 12 07:16 pm EST)
im lost for words...u would laugh at that sayen cause u know i never was!..To ur Momma MS. Middlebrrooks ur son loved u so much...you was his everything and his daughter also he wanted nothing but the best for his family...My dearest Buck) my heart was ripped out of me when i heard you left. You was my best friend. will miss you so much..ur always in my mind always in my heart much love RIP Buck love u my friend
- Mary(Monday, December 24 12 07:03 pm EST)
I only talked to Buck a few times but I know he was a good man.I know that he loved and was loved dearly. REST IN PEACE Buck, you will be missed dearly.
- Miranda Hoskinson/Tammy Hoskinson and family(Monday, December 24 12 06:27 pm EST)
Buck was a great guy and my whole family loved him. He will be greatly missed. My sister and my baby girl lexie is completely devasted. Lexie was his doodlebug. He is in heaven now and no pain and will be waiting on the people he loved at the gate when it is our time. RIP Buck and we will always and forever love you and you will always be in our heart...
- Lisa Pina Hartage(Monday, December 24 12 09:57 am EST)
May God Strengthen the Middlebrooks family as you all go through these times of sorrows, Lisa Pina Hartage and family.