Oliver T MalloryMay 30, 1933 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 83)
Mr. Oliver Theodore Mallory, Sr. “Sonny” was born August 26, 1933 in Blackshear, Georgia to the late Mr. Simon Mallory and Mrs. Ojetter Simon Mallory Rice. He attended the Waycross Public Schools and following school he worked at the Atlantic Coastline Railrod (currently CSX). He also worked at Dixie Concrete, Gibbs Concrete and the city of Waycross, from which he retired from in 1985. He served his country proudly in The United States Army from 1952 thru 1954 and received and honorable discharge from active duty.
While still serving his country he married Ms. Mary Mallory Ellis in 1952 and to this union four children were born, Oliver T. Mallory, Jr., Beverly Mallory, Faith Mallory and Elsie Mallory all of Waycross.
On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Mr. Oliver Mallory, Sr. transitioned from his earthly home into eternal rest.
He is survived by his children, Oliver Mallory, Jr. of Macon, GA, Beverly Mallory, Faith Mallory (Charles Johnson) and Minister Elsie Mallory all of Waycross, GA; four grandchildren, Chenequea Ellis of Atlanta, GA, Michael Mallory (Latricia), Brandon Brown of Valdosta, GA and Algernon Troutman; three great-grandchildren, Chase, Makayla, and Michael Payton.
In 1968 Mr. Oliver married Mrs. Margaret Taylor Hill until her demise January 12, 2012. He also leaves to cherish his memories a step-daughter, Debra Lavern Hill Avinger of Jacksonville, FL, granddaughter, Tonisha Avinger of Jacksonville, Fl, Tara Hill Parkinson (Noel) of Henderson, Nevada; four great-granddaughters and a host of friends and other relatives.