Willard Riley Fain, age 45, of Alma died early Sunday morning April 3, 2011 at the Bacon County Hospital after an extended illness. He was a native of Lakeland, Georgia but had lived in Alma since 2002. He was son of the late James L. (J. L.) Fain, Sr. and Mary Ann Tankersley Fain. He was a Captain with the C C A (Correction Corp of America) prison system in Nicholls the past 11 years.
Survivors include his wife, Tory Kinlaw Fain of Alma, a son, Will Fain of Pearson, a daughter, Martha Fain of Pearson, a brother, James L. Fain, Jr. of Stockton, Georgia, a sister, Mary Peterson of Stockton, a aunt, Dottie Biss of Ormond Beach, FL, an uncle Jessee "Howard" Tankersley of New Symna Beach, FL, a nephew, Tyler Peterson of Valdosta and special friends, Craig & Wendi Smith of Adel and Laura Belue of Douglas.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock from the chapel of Crosby Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond Cason and Rev. Edward Mathews officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Monday evening between 6 and 9 P M and are meeting at the residence (297 Kinlaw Road) Alma.
Active pallbearers will be the C C A, S.O.R.T. Team (Special Operations Response Team). Honorary will be the S.O.R.T. Team, classmates of 1984 Lanier County graduates and friends.
Crosby Funeral Home is in charge of all the arrangements.
Tory Kinlaw Fain
1960 – unknown
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