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Brooks athletes' funerals announced

QUITMAN, GA (WALB) -

Funeral services for three Brooks County football players killed in a traffic accident this week will start this weekend.

The funeral for senior Shawn Waters will take place at 4:00 p.m. Saturday at the Tabernacle Church in Quitman. Visitation will take place from 2:00-9:00 p.m. on Friday at Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home.

The funeral for Johnie F. Parker, III will be held at four o'clock on Sunday at the Tabernacle Church in Quitman. Visitation will take place Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home.

The funeral for Jicarrie Watkins will take place at Veterans Stadium on July 20th starting at 11:00 a.m. Watkins' visitation will take place on July 19th from 12:00-5:00 p.m. followed by a wake from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Blankumsee, Thomas & Wright Funeral Home in Quitman.

The sole survivor of this week's crash that killed three Brooks County High School football players says he's anxious to get back on the football field.

De'Vron Whitfield returned home Thursday night after being released from Shands Hospital in Florida. One of the victims, Shawn Waters, was Whitfield's half-brother.

Coach Maurice Freeman sat down with Whitfield Thursday. He says the young man is recovering quickly and should be able to play this season in honor of his friends.

 

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