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2012-01-26 / Obituaries



Timothy “Manshake” Portis, 79, of Thomasville died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 at Greene County Nursing Home. He was born June 21, 1932 in Lower Peachtree.

Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Thomas A. M. E. Church of Lower Peachtree. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby Portis of Linden; three children, Eddie Portis of Thomasville, Jean Davis of Lower Peachtree and Deborah Benjamin of Savannah, Ga.

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