Mr. John Lawton Cady, age 80, of Douglas, GA, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018, in Douglas, GA. Mr. Cady was born on October 4, 1937, in Pearson, GA, to the late Paul DeVare Cady and Annie May Little Cady.
He is survived by: his wife, Markey Lancaster Cady of Douglas, GA; sons: Paul DeVare Cady and wife Faye Cady of Summerville, GA, and Timothy Cady of Reidsville, GA; daughters: Melissa Harrison of Alma, GA, and Tanya Cady Williamson of Vidalia, GA; sisters: Mrs. Lois Mills of Douglas, GA, Mrs. Lou Ray and husband Claude Ray of Douglas, GA, and Mrs. Faye Adams of Douglas, GA; 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. He was preceeded in death by: sisters: Chris Purvis, Fannie Ruth Weeks, and Carolyn Wright.
Funeral service was held on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA, where Rev. Tommy Greene officiated. Special songs “I’m Not Giving Up” and “Shake the Masters Hand” were sung by the Cady Sister’s.
Active pallbearers were: Paul Cady, Juran Ray, Steve Adams, Stacey Adams, Ronnie Purvis, and Lee Harrison.
The interment followed at Tanner Baptist Church Cemetery.