Corine Barnes Jaudon MAR 28, 1931 - MAR 30, 2023

Corine Barnes Jaudon

Corine Barnes Jaudon, age 92 of Savannah, passed away on March 30, 2023 with her family close by. Corine was born March 28, 1931 to Leamon and Nina Todd Barnes in Taylor’s Creek/Glenville, Georgia. She graduated from Commercial High School in Savannah in 1950 before working at Tetley Tea in Savannah from 1950 until 1954 and at Chevron Oil in Savannah from 1954 to 1994. She served as a shipping coordinator of oil for the East coast of the United States and Puerto Rico. Chevron Oil was also formerly known as Unocal, Union 76, and Pure Oil. She was a member of Ardsley Park Life Church fo ...

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Martheda Barnes Humphries (Lewis) OCT 22, 1936 - MAR 29, 2023

Martheda Barnes Humphries (Lewis)

Martheda Barnes Vaughn Humphries Lewis entered heaven on March 29, 2023. Martheda was born on October 22, 1936, to Leamon and Nina Todd Barnes in Taylor’s Creek/Glenville, GA. She graduated from Commercial High school in Savannah in 1954. She worked at C & S Bank for 9 years and was responsible for the IBM proofread machine.  Martheda was introduced to Dr.  William Vaughn, Jr. (Bill), by her hair dresser, Bill Vaughn’s aunt, during an appointment. That meeting yielded 27 years of marriage and three sons, Willam Henry lll (Hank), Michael and Stephen. While rais ...

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Frank Tatum Kehoe APR 06, 1957 - MAR 28, 2023

Frank Tatum Kehoe

Frank Tatum Kehoe, 65, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on March 28, 2023. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on April 6th, 1957. Frank grew up on the creeks and rivers of Isle of Hope fishing and exploring to his heart’s content with his brothers Billy and Joe. He was one of three boys and spent his childhood and adult years cruising the intracoastal waterways. Frank attended Savannah Country Day School, where he was the star corner back during his years on the football team and a lightning runner on the track. Savannah Country Day School also played anoth ...

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Mary Ellen Nicol JUL 14, 1944 - MAR 27, 2023

Mary Ellen Nicol

Mary Ellen Nicol, 78, died peacefully on Monday, March 27, 2023. Mary was born July 14, 1944 in Savannah to James and Elizabeth (Harvey) Nicol. She was educated in the Savannah public  schools and graduated from Savannah High School in 1962. She worked with several companies around Savannah including: City of Savannah, Savannah Electric & Power, Savannah Foods,  and Colonial Oil. She volunteered with Salvation Army Auxilliary Ladies and the Miss Georgia Beauty Pageant. She enjoyed  planning many of her high school reunions. She is survived by her brot ...

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Lula Frances Larcom - MAR 26, 2023

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Martha Dotson Cason Laughlin JUN 08, 1927 - MAR 26, 2023

Martha Dotson Cason Laughlin

Martha Dotson Cason Laughlin went home to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, March 26, 2023. The Savannah native was born to the late Albert Dotson, Sr.  and Doris Green Dotson on June 8, 1927, along with her twin sister Margaret D. Jones.  Martha was a 1946 graduate of Commercial High School.  After graduation, Martha was employed for 27 years by General Plywood Corporation, which later became Georgia Pacific Corporation.  She began her career in traffic, and later held the position of Secretary to the General Manager.  Martha wa ...

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Gene O. Radach, Jr. - MAR 26, 2023

Gene O. Radach, Jr.

Gene Oertell Radach, Jr., 52, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born December 24, 1970 in Savannah to Marsha Wyndham Radach and the late Gene Oertell Radach, Sr.  Gene worked as a tow truck driver and was an avid fisherman. He is survived by his mother, Marsha Wyndham Radach, his son, Andrew Radach, two daughters, Rebecca Radach, and Sarah Radach, and his brother, Steven Radach. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel. Graveside Service will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 30, 2 ...

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Abner Richard Whitfield FEB 15, 1947 - MAR 25, 2023

Abner Richard Whitfield

Abner Richard Whitfield (76) of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefuly on March 25, 2023.  Richard was born on February 15th, 1947, to Leoris Brown Whitfield, and John Thomas Whitfield in Hawkinsville, GA. Richard graduated from Willingham High School Class of 1965 in Macon, Georgia. At Willingham, Richard played HS football under Head Coach Billy Henderson and earned a full football scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree. Richard was a three-year starter at tight end, a key member in UTM’s 1967 Tangerine Bow ...

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Douglas O. Wilson - MAR 24, 2023

Douglas O. Wilson

Douglas Orion Wilson, passed away Friday, March 24, 2023 at his home with his wife by his side. He was the definition of a hard worker and provider for his family.  He started his career path in the Air Force in the 38th Air Division, and soon after, followed in his father’s footsteps by working at a papermill.  He did this at Continental Can in Augusta, GA for 30 years working the swing shift.  After retiring, he just couldn’t relax at home- he was ready to start a second career at Bass Pro at the Savannah Mall.  There, he worked as an associate for 15 yea ...

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Terry J. Thompson, Sr. OCT 25, 1948 - MAR 24, 2023

Terry J. Thompson, Sr.

Terry J. Thompson, Sr., 74, died peacefully in his home on Friday, March 24, 2023, with his wife, Janet, at his side.   Terry was born in Savannah, Georgia to Johnnie and Doris (Ahern) Thompson.  Terry was the second eldest of four children.  In 1982, Terry married Janet (Clay) Thompson at Wilmington Island Presbyterian Church.  Terry was a loving father to four sons: Joe, Brian, Jeremy, and Andy and a doting grandfather.  He spent his life in Savannah, working as a master carpenter. Terry enjoyed fishing, watching NASCAR, and football.   Terr ...

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William L. Peterson AUG 08, 1929 - MAR 23, 2023

William L. Peterson

William (Bill) Leonard Peterson died peacefully on 03/23/2023 at the age 93.  He was born on August 8, 1929, the son of Atle Leopold and Annetta Iley Peterson.  He was raised on a farm near Madrid Iowa and attended a one room country school through 8th grade.  He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Simpson College in Iowa where he met his college sweetheart Jane McCoy.  They were married on October 14, 1951. Bill was predeceased by his wife in 2020 sharing over 68 years of love, support and companionship. Bill is survived by two ...

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Lewis J. Lindsey - MAR 23, 2023

Lewis J. Lindsey

Lewis James Lindsey, 82, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, March 23, 2023.   Lou was born in Cuthbert, Ga on May 30, 1940. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1958, and later attended Savannah Technical School. He served in the navy for four years from 1958 to 1962 and was a partner of Maricom Electronics in Thunderbolt for 40 years, he also worked with the Isle of Hope volunteer fire department for over 30 years.   He and Libby enjoyed restoring their 1890 cottage together and he was always willing to help friends with their projects. ...

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Cary Thad Tanrath SEP 01, 1965 - MAR 23, 2023

Cary Thad Tanrath

Cary Thad Tanrath, 57, died Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Candler Hospital. Cary was born at Clark AFB, Luzon Island, Philippines on September 1, 1965. He had an unwavering love for God, Family, and Country. His faith guided his life. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, and son. Cary retired from the U.S. Army as a 1SGT after twenty years, five months and 14 days of service. He was the owner and founder of Odd Job and maintenance director for the the YMCA of Coastal Georgia. Cary was an active member of Compassion Christian Church. He leaves behind a legacy of gener ...

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William R. Udry AUG 12, 1931 - MAR 23, 2023

William R. Udry

William R. Udry died in the early hours of the morning on March 23, 2023 at his Savannah home. He was born in Yonkers on August 12, 1931. After graduating from the University of Cincinnati in 1953, he won a nationwide competition to work as a management intern at the U.S. Information Agency. He moved to Washington, DC where he met the love of his life, Dorothy Berg. Their exuberant social life centered on the Catholic Alumni Club of Washington, DC. They married in 1958 and together they built a life full of warmth and love, raising four children who all turned out pretty good. Bill’s ...

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Dr. Jessica Miller Mullinix - MAR 22, 2023

Dr. Jessica Miller Mullinix

The Funeral Service will be livestreamed on Saturday.  Click on the following link to view the service.   Dr. Jessica Miller Mullinix, 35, died Wednesday, March 22, after a long battle with breast cancer. She had practiced as an obstetrician/gynecologist at Candler Hospital in Savannah for four years, building a loyal following of patients, colleagues and co-workers. She died in her home, with her loving husband Dr. Patrick C. Mullinix at her side, along with her parents, brother and mother-in-law. She was born o ...

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Jacquelyn Lee Leigh Kavanaugh JUL 18, 1926 - MAR 22, 2023

Jacquelyn Lee Leigh Kavanaugh

Jacquelyn Lee Leigh Kavanaugh, 96, originally from Savannah and recently living in Atlanta, died Wednesday March 22, 2023. She was born July 18, 1926 in Savannah, and graduated from Savannah High School in 1944.  Jackie enjoyed working and retired from a career at IBM Corporation after 24 years of service. Earlier in her career she worked for the Savannah and Electric Power Company and Liberty National Bank.  Jackie was a dedicated mother, aunt, and proud grandmother. She loved being with her family and sharing the gift of travel with her grandchildren. Jackie was active and ...

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Joseph Mose Cafiero, Jr. AUG 16, 1937 - MAR 21, 2023

Joseph Mose Cafiero, Jr.

Joseph Mose Cafiero, Jr. died in Savannah, GA on March 21, 2023 after a long illness. He was born on August 16, 1937, the son of the late Joseph Mose Cafiero and Margaret Milwee Durham Cafiero. In addition to his parents, Joseph was predeceased by his wife of 43 years, Helen “Aline” Heitmann Cafiero.  Joseph was educated in parochial schools, Benedictine Military Academy, and Armstrong College. He served in the United States Air National Guard for six years with the 117th Aircraft Control and Warning Flight.  He was active in the international shipping industry for ...

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Sharon Farra Liverman - MAR 21, 2023

Sharon Farra Liverman

Sharon Jean Farra Liverman, 74, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at Hospice House.  She was born October 16, 1948 in Wichita, KS to the late Billy Gene Farra and Marjorie Jean Wright Farra.  Mrs. Liverman was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her family.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Carlton Liverman. She is survived by her sons, Keith Liverman (Laura) of Pembroke, and Marc Liverman (Andi) of Savannah, her daughter, Renee’ L. Brewer (Craig) of Pooler, and her brother, Larry Farra (Jeusa) of Texas.  She is ...

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Katherine Ann Estes Fischer AUG 14, 1959 - MAR 21, 2023

Katherine Ann Estes Fischer

Katherine (Kathy) Ann Estes Fischer was born in Newport News, Virginia, on August 14, 1959. She passed away at her home in Savannah, Georgia, on March 21, 2023, after battling chronic illness for many years. Born into an Army family, Kathy enjoyed living overseas, with a special fondness for the years her family spent in Karlsruhe, Germany. When her father retired from the military in 1974, they made Savannah their permanent home. Kathy graduated from Windsor Forest High School in 1977. It was there she met her future beloved husband, Stan, and developed lifelong friendships with a close ...

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William H. "Bill" Pinson DEC 12, 1946 - MAR 20, 2023

William H.

 William H. “Bill” Pinson, Jr., born December 12, 1946 in Newnan, GA, died at Candler Hospital on March 20, 2023 in Savannah, GA, following an extended illness. He was 76-years-old and predeceased by his oldest daughter, Celia Pinson Iskandar. A graduate of Mercer University, Bill graduated cum laude from Mercer’s Walter F. George School of Law where he served as Georgia Survey Editor of The Mercer Law Review, a member of The Moot Court Team, and president of his legal fraternity. The year prior to his senior year in law school, Bill was selected to participate in an exc ...

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Grace W. Bockes APR 20, 1928 - MAR 19, 2023

Grace W. Bockes

Grace Willamina Bockes was born April 20, 1928, in Syracuse, NY and passed away at her home in Savannah, GA on Sunday, March 19, 2023.  Her parents were Robert Ray Selleck and Ethel Maloney Selleck.  She graduated from East Syracuse High School. After dating for eight years, she was married to her high school sweetheart, Olin Duane Bockes, on May 30, 1951.  Four months after they were married, they moved to Virginia where they had a son, David.  Immediately afterwards they moved to Missoula, MT where they bore a daughter, Diane, and another son, Richa ...

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Philip Walker (Phil) Burns, Jr. AUG 16, 1943 - MAR 19, 2023

Philip Walker (Phil) Burns, Jr.

Philip Walker (Phil) Burns, Jr. of Savannah, GA passed away Sunday, March 19, 2023 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. Phillip was born in Rock Hill, SC on August 6, 1943 and was a son of the late Philip Walker Burns, Sr. and the late Kathleen Hurd Burns. Phil grew up in Rock Hill, graduating from Rock Hill High School in 1961.  He attended Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC, graduating in 1965.  He served in the United States Army, retiring from military service in 2003 as a Lieutenant Colonel.  He worked with Traveler’s Insurance, Harleysville Insurance, and retired ...

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Betty A. Burnsed "Grandma Betty" AUG 24, 1932 - MAR 17, 2023

Betty A. Burnsed

Mrs. Betty A. Burnsed “Grandma Betty”, 90, of Savannah, passed away, Friday, March 17, 2023. She was born August 24, 1932, in Orange, Texas, daughter of the late Arthur Arceneaux and Orella Herbert Arceneaux, and was preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. Burnsed. Grandma Betty was a member of the Catholic Faith. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Linn C. and Marce Burnsed, a daughter and son-in-law, Sherri and Harry Connolly all of Savannah; grandchildren, Brandon C. Burnsed (Meagan), Christopher L. Burnsed (Kristin), Michael (Bubba) Edenfield, Chris Connolly ...

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William Maurice “Buck” Love OCT 01, 1936 - MAR 17, 2023

William Maurice “Buck” Love

William Maurice “Buck” Love, 86, of Savannah, GA, died Friday March 17, 2023 at Abercorn Rehabilitation, surrounded by his loving family. William was the beloved husband of Nancy Lee Hodges Love, father of adopted son, Anthony Len Love, (wife Patricia) and a devoted father to Ava Lisa Pair Bailey and Robert Louis Pair Jr., (wife Zoey). William was born in Savannah, and was a Boiler Maker by trade. He was a part-time shrimper and captained the shrimpboat Breezewood. He was a member Immanuel Baptist Church.  William was preceded in death by his father, Sidney ...

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Richard "Rich" Moore MAY 29, 1943 - MAR 17, 2023


A Life Well Lived From humble beginnings, Richard Moore became a successful businessman, entrepreneur and investor. While ambitious and hard-working, he never lost sight of those things that matter most in life: family and friends.  Rich was born in Alliance, Ohio, May 29, 1943, but lived in many places throughout his life. He is survived by three sisters, Cindy Wolfe, Cate Sessor and Carol Lee DeMoss, along with a son, Rick and daughter Beth Ann. His long and successful career with Western Publishing brought him to Atlanta, Georgia, which became home for 25+ years. At retirement, h ...

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Lt. Col. Alfred (Bo) Adcox, USAF, Ret. DEC 01, 1933 - MAR 16, 2023

Lt. Col. Alfred (Bo) Adcox, USAF, Ret.

Alfred “Bo” Adcox, 89, of Savannah, Ga passed away on March 16th, 2023. Bo was born on December 1st,1933, to Harvey Sr. and Nelia Ray Adcox in Massey Hill, NC just outside Fayetteville. After graduating from Massey Hill High School in 1952 where he lettered in baseball, basketball, and football, he attended Campbell Junior College for two years on a baseball scholarship. He joined the United States Air Force and while on active duty completed requirements to earn a Liberal Arts Degree at Syracuse University. During his Air Force career, he flew a variety of transport a ...

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Frank Marion Johnston, Jr. MAY 11, 1956 - MAR 15, 2023

Frank Marion Johnston, Jr.

Frank Marion Johnston, Jr. was born May 11, 1956 in Augusta, Georgia. He passed peacefully at Memorial University Medical Centerl on March 15, 2023. Frank lived in Savannah most of his life and his career was in the cable television industry.  He was an avid motorcycle rider in his younger days, and enjoyed spending his time riding.   Frank was preceded in death by his parents Frank Marion Johnston, Sr., and Eugenia Helen Elliott Johnston; and his sister, Allene Johnston Lee. Surviving are his sister, Eugenia Johnston of Bluffton, SC; children, Mary ...

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Patrick Geoghegan - MAR 14, 2023

Patrick Geoghegan

Click here to view the Funeral Mass for Patrick Geoghegan. Patrick Geoghegan, 76, died on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, in Savannah, GA. He was born in County Limerick, Ireland, to United Nations Corporal John Geoghegan and Margaret (Murphy). He was educated in County Limerick and the City of Cork in Cork, Ireland.  Patrick Geoghegan was a United Nations officer and served in the Middle East. Patrick was a member and founding father of many real estate professional societies in New York City. Patrick was a member of the Exchange Club in Savannah, GA, and a Savannah Homeless Committee bo ...

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Ann Karen Canas - MAR 13, 2023

Ann Karen Canas

Ann Karen Canas, 74, passed away in the late evening of Monday, March 13, 2023. She was born January 19, 1949, in Savannah GA. Lived in Key west FI. in her childhood, as well as Thunderbolt GA where she lived most of her life. She and her children also lived, and had fond memories, in Amarillo TX in the early 1980's. Ann was a graduate of Jenkins High School and had been a hair dresser and a cashier when she was younger. Most of her life she was as a caregiver of others. She took care of all her grandchildren and many family and friend's children as well as elderly family members ...

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Ursula Maria MacDowell - MAR 13, 2023

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Devon David Garrison MAY 13, 2005 - MAR 12, 2023

Devon David Garrison

Devon David Garrison, 17, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2023 at his home with his family by his side.  He was born May 13, 2005 in Syracuse, New York.  Devon was a junior at Jenkins High School where he loved playing sports, especially football for the Warriors. He is survived by his father, William “Bill” Garrison, stepfather, Adam Gallegos, brother, James Garrison, grandparents, Gerry Garrison, Alma Gallegos, and Adam Gallegos, as well as his stepbrothers, Adam Gallegos and Ivan Arteaga.  Also surviving are his aunts and uncle, Pat Williams, Crystal Gallegos, Al ...

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Ajay Gupta JUN 04, 1956 - MAR 12, 2023

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Martha Lynn Turner Manrique - MAR 12, 2023

Martha Lynn Turner Manrique

Martha Lynn Turner Manrique died March 12, 2023. The Savannah native was a graduate of Savannah High School, Class of 1959, and was a charter member of Central Church of Christ. She retired after ten years as an Administrative Assistant with the Metropolitan Planning Commission. Lynn was preceded in death by her husband, Jorge G. Manrique, and her parents, Clifford W. and Lorene Dasher Turner. Survivors include two sons, Francisco Manrique (Robin) of Maryland and Derrick Manrique (Erin) of Savannah; two daughters, Milena Raub (James) and Chrissy Perez (Jose) of Savannah; seven gr ...

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Dr. Eugene P. Bargeron JAN 08, 1935 - MAR 10, 2023

Dr. Eugene P. Bargeron

Dr. Eugene Bargeron was born in Memphis, Tennessee on January 8, 1935. He was the son of Yewly Eugene and Saxon Pope Bargeron. Gene graduated from Savannah High School in 1951 as valedictorian, followed by Davidson College as Magna Cum Laude and Medical College of Georgia as valedictorian. He interned at Akron General Hospital where he met his wife June Ann Pontus. He was an Air Force flight surgeon for two years. He returned to Savannah in 1966 where he practiced Orthopedic surgery for 35 years. He performed the first hip replacement surgery in the Savannah area. He was Chief of Staff at Memo ...

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David Glenn Lemley, Jr. OCT 30, 1946 - MAR 10, 2023

David Glenn Lemley, Jr.

The family and friends of David Lemley, Jr. are heartbroken to share his unexpected passing on Friday, March 10, 2023 at Memorial University Medical Center. David is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ann Edenfield Lemley; sons, David, Matthew (Dana), John (Julie) Lemley, and Joseph Wade; brother, Danny Lemley (Norma); brother-in-law, Ed Elmore (Judy); grandchildren, Jenevie, Isaac, Jacob, Isabella, Madeline, Olivia, Maximo, Lola Lemley, and Jillian Wade. He also leaves behind cousins, nieces, nephews, a large extended family and many dear friends. David was predeceased by his parents, Da ...

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Jenny Parker Stacy SEP 21, 1938 - MAR 08, 2023

Jenny Parker Stacy

Jenny Parker Stacy,  84, died peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at Memorial University Medical Center.  She was born in Savannah to the late Mildred Jones Parker and George Otis Parker. She was predeceased by her brother George Otis Parker, Jr. Jenny grew up in Ardsley Park and attended the Charles Ellis School, Savannah High School and the University of Georgia. She was married to Hugh Thomas Pade Stacy for 65 years and they had two children, Janet and Alan. Jenny and Hugh were a spirited couple and always the life of the party. She enjoyed quite a f ...

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Ryan Weeks Hook - MAR 06, 2023

Ryan Weeks Hook

Ryan Weeks Hook, 29, passed away Monday, March 6, 2023 at his residence.  He was born December 14, 1993 in Savannah to Roland Glenn Hook, and the late Barbara Weeks Hook.  Ryan graduated from Islands High School and worked for the I.L.A. at the Georgia Ports Authority.   He was of the Presbyterian faith.  Ryan is survived by his father Roland Glenn Hook, his brother and sister-in-law Robbie and Emily Hook, two nieces Payton Rosteck and Reese Hook, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.   A visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thurs ...

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Beth Neville Whelan FEB 03, 1934 - MAR 06, 2023

Beth Neville Whelan

Beth Neville Whelan, 89, died peacefully in the early morning hours on Monday, March 6, 2023, at Memorial University Medical Center. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on February 3, 1934, to the late Dr. Rufus Lester Neville and Sara Dobbins Neville. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother to five sons, and an amazing grandmother and great-grandmother. Beth was a true southern lady and a fierce defender of her “boys.” Beth mastered texting so that she could communicate with her grandchildren often. She always looked forward to their conversations and keeping up with the ...

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Janet (Jan) Stafford White AUG 16, 1968 - MAR 06, 2023

Janet (Jan) Stafford White

Jan Stafford White, 54, died peacefully on March 6, 2023 at Memorial University Medical Center. Jan was a lifelong resident of Savannah. The only child of the late Jimmy Lester Stafford and Shirley Lariscy Horovitz was born on August 16, 1968. She was a graduate of Calvary Day School and attended Georgia Southern University. Jan’s family was the most important thing in her life, her three sons bringing her the greatest joy. Jan’s love for animals was a powerful force throughout her life. She worked as a dog walker and pet sitter for many years and had a passion for caring for ...

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Kenneth Henry Ura - MAR 05, 2023

Kenneth Henry Ura

Kenneth H. Ura, 76, died suddenly at home in Savannah on Sunday, March 5th, 2023.  Ken was born in Detroit, Michigan, the second of three sons born to Stephen and Estelle. He was educated at the University of Detroit for high school, and proudly attended the University of Michigan for both his undergraduate (zoology) and Masters of Business Administration degrees.   In 1973, he married his beloved wife Debi, recently celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. He retired from IBM in 2011 after spending much of his early career in sales there. Ken was very active in the Rad ...

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Charles Hugh Fillingim - MAR 04, 2023

Charles Hugh Fillingim

Charles H. Fillingim, 76, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2023 at St. Joseph's Hospital.  Per his wishes no service will be held.   ...

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Scott Louis Helmreich JAN 17, 1987 - MAR 04, 2023

Scott Louis Helmreich

Scott Louis Helmreich joined his brother, Jay, in heaven on March 4, 2023 due to a stroke caused by a minor ski accident on January 23, 2023.  Scott was an expert on the slopes; gliding side to side, as if he were flying.  Scott’s last days were spent in the home he loved and where he grew up surrounded by his mom, dad, family, dear friends, and his cat, Daisy. A most nurturing person, Scott was always starting seedlings, raising worms, beekeeping, growing organic herbs for his smoothies, and chipping wood for his gardens and grass. Scott was a self-taught drummer and ...

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Shirley DeLyne Forssell MAY 27, 1935 - MAR 03, 2023

Shirley DeLyne Forssell

  Shirley (DeLyne) Forssell 5/27/1935 - 3/3/2023   “Well done my good and faithful servant” we know was declared with joy and jubilation as Shirley Forssell danced her way into heaven on March 3, 2023, being freed from the shackles of her earthly body and the trappings of dementia.  She played witness to Christ throughout her life in word and actions - sharing the love of God with thousands along her journey. Shirley was born in Syracuse, NY on May 27, 1935, and grew up in the quaint town of Baldwinsville, NY with the spectacular parents of Emily & ...

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Cheryl Lynn Johnson Lanier - MAR 03, 2023

Cheryl Lynn Johnson Lanier

Cheryl Lynn (Johnson) Lanier, 68, passed away on Friday, March 3, 2023, after a long illness. She is preceded in death by Mark Lanier, her beloved husband of 28 years. She is survived by her daughter, Christine Gonzalez, and son-in law, Apolinar Gonzalez, her sisters, Patty Cooper (John, deceased) of Poolesville, MD, Sue Schierenbeck (John) of Westminster, MD, and brother, Andy Johnson (Carrie) of Poolesville, MD. She was a loving grandmother to her grandchildren, Joshua Watters, Amayrani Gonzalez, and Isaias Gonzalez. Cheri was born in Washington, DC in 1954 to Annie P. and Robert G. Johns ...

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Erin Maroney Fraser APR 23, 1969 - MAR 03, 2023

Erin Maroney Fraser

We are saddened to announce the passing of longtime S.H.C.C. Member Erin Maroney Fraser Erin Maroney Fraser passed away suddenly, yet peacefully, on March 3, 2023. Born on April 23, 1969, in New York City, Erin cast a light on everyone who came into her orbit. She grew up in Tarrytown, NY where she quickly became a star athlete at Sleepy Hollow High School – dominating in track and field and tennis. She also was a star student and parlayed her academic success into a spot at Oxford College of Emory University. She was the picture of health at the Telfair Ball on February 25, dazzling ...

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Cheryl Anne Swinney Couturier JAN 14, 1949 - MAR 01, 2023

Cheryl Anne Swinney Couturier

Cheryl Anne Swinney Couturier, 74, of Savannah passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on March 1, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Cheryl was born January 14, 1949, in Atlanta, GA, the first of two children. After growing up in Cordele GA Cheryl graduated from Georgia Southern University & pursued her career as an educator.  While living in Atlanta, Cheryl met her loving husband, Jeff Couturier, and they were married on December 29, 1972. In 1973, Jeff and Cheryl moved to Cordele, GA, where they raised their two daughters, Julie and Megan. Cheryl worked for the ...

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David A. Salisbury NOV 24, 1950 - FEB 28, 2023

David A. Salisbury

David A. Salisbury, 72, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 under the care of Hospice Savannah. The Fairmont, MN native was born on November 24, 1950 to the late Donald Salisbury and Eleanor Benson Salisbury.  Surviving are his wife, Sheila Salisbury; son, Benjamin David Salisbury (Kelly); two grandsons, Kirby and Jude Salisbury, all of Simi Valley; and two sisters, Donna Salisbury of Savannah and Kathy Karsten of Green Valley, AZ.  In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you consider a donation in David's memory be made to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. M ...

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Pendleton P. White APR 23, 1931 - FEB 27, 2023

Pendleton P. White

Pendleton P. White, (1931-2023) formerly of Dover, MA died in Savannah, GA. on February 27, 2023.  A graduate of Harvard, Pendleton was an Air Force pilot during the Korean War and subsequently flew in the Reserves before retiring from the Air Force after twenty years. For several years, he served as Administrator of the Solar and Stellar Physics  Division at Harvard's Center for Astrophysics. He had been Managing Partner of a national executive search firm and served on the Board of Directors/Trustees of The Investment Trust of Boston, Loomis Sayles ...

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James Edgar Hillegass MAY 18, 1941 - FEB 27, 2023

James Edgar Hillegass

“Citius. Altius. Fortius.” James “Jim” Edgar Hillegass, II aka “Chief”, lived a life of strength, endurance, and courage before passing away on February 27, 2023 at the age of 81. Jim was born on May 18, 1941 to Mary (nee Grimes) and James Hillegass in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. He had a full, loving upbringing as the oldest brother of nine children, and he worked hard to help support the family through his paper route and daily shifts at the local A & P Grocery Store. After graduating from Bishop Kenny High School, he attended Catholic Universit ...

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Lynda Smith Werntz NOV 24, 1940 - FEB 27, 2023

Lynda Smith Werntz

On February 27, 2023, a beautiful spring day with the dogwoods and azaleas blooming, Lynda Smith Werntz completed her long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease, surrounded by family and holding her Gilly’s hand. Lynda was born in Savannah, GA. on November 24, 1940, to Frederick “Buster” and Inez Bentley Smith. She was the middle child of 7 siblings, 2 brothers and 4 sisters, at least 3 of whom claimed to have been the one who slept in the crack of a pair of pushed together beds the sisters shared. Lynda was a lifelong resident of Savannah and a 1958 graduate of Savannah ...

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George Wilson Lindsay III JAN 25, 1945 - FEB 26, 2023

George Wilson Lindsay III

George Wilson Lindsay III, age 78, died peacefully, surrounded by family, at his home in Savannah, Georgia on February 26, 2023. He was the only child of George Wilson Lindsay Jr. and Lillian Hunter Lindsay of Savannah, GA. He was born on January 25, 1945 in San Diego, CA. George spent his early years on the Isle of Hope, Georgia. After graduating from Jenkins High in Savannah, he then matriculated to Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. He was a proud member of Sigma Nu Fraternity and a star pitcher for the PC baseball team. George graduated in 1967 and earned his master's degree in banki ...

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Lucile (Cilie) Huff Sutton FEB 15, 1925 - FEB 25, 2023

Lucile (Cilie) Huff Sutton

Lucile (Cilie) Huff Sutton, 98, died February 25, 2023.  Cilie was the last of the 4 dependable Huff girls and leaves just 1 cousin (Mrs. Lynn Krauss) from her generation.  She was born February 15, 1925, on Kinzie Avenue in the Gordonston neighborhood of Savannah.  In March of 1946, she married her marine, William C (Bill) Sutton Jr.  In 1956 they moved around the corner to Duffy Street, and there resided until her death.  Surely the road to heaven follows the streetcar tracks thru Gordonston, because Cilie drove that route every time she got behind the wheel - regard ...

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Robert (Bob) Johnson, - FEB 25, 2023

Robert (Bob) Johnson,

Robert (Bob) Johnson, 79, passed away peacefully at his home on February 25th, 2023.  Bob was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. by his parents, Ernest and Ruby Johnson. He moved to North Syracuse, NY, where he married and became the father of his two children. Bob and family settled in Savannah, GA. There he was the owner & operator of “Scotsman of Savannah”, a commercial ice machine company, for 30 years. Bob loved flying his small plane. He loved everything to do with saltwater. He was passionate about boating, diving, fishing, and socializing with his friends ...

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Helen Barbara MacPherson SEP 13, 1945 - FEB 21, 2023

Helen Barbara MacPherson

Helen Barbara MacPherson, 77, died peacefully in the early morning hours on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. The Dorchester, MA native was born on September 13, 1945 to the late Robert and Barbara (Horton) Duncan. Helen married David Daniel MacPherson on November 1, 1964 in Weymouth, MA and spent the next 58 years building a loving home for her family.  With a sixth-grade education, Helen was especially proud of passing her equivalency test with a score high enough that she a High School Diploma instead of a G.E.D.. Helen’s passion was her family.  Her greatest joy was spen ...

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Keith Kozel FEB 28, 1968 - FEB 21, 2023

Keith Kozel

Keith Earl Kozel passed away peacefully in his sleep at home 21 February 2023 after a very long struggle with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia.  He was one week short of 55 years of age.  Survivors include his father, Tom; loving stepmother, Ann; brother Richard; life partner, Carrie; children, Zelia , 9 years and Wolfgang, 7 years; stepaunt Gail; mother, Karen and stepfather, Ben.  Paul and Julie Christian, Carrie’s parents, and her siblings, were all very important to him.  Keith was known and loved by very many in Savannah and was a friend ...

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Jeanette McNamara JUN 02, 1922 - FEB 21, 2023

Jeanette McNamara

Jeanette M. Mcnamara, 100, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at Azalealand Nursing Home. She was born June 2, 1922, to the late Jefferson and Willie Marie Mosley. She was a longtime member of Bull Street Baptist Church and the Pilot Sunday School Class. Jeanette and her late sister, Marjorie Mosley, gave much of their lives in service to others. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard McNamara. Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February  28, 2023, at Bonaventure Cemetery. Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.    ...

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Grier V. Carter - FEB 21, 2023

Grier V. Carter

Grier Valmore Carter, 65, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at Emory University Medical Center in Atlanta.  The Screven County native was born on February 15, 1958 to the late Edith Wade Sheppard Carter and Adolphus Jasper Carter, Jr. Grier was a longtime resident of Savannah and a 1976 graduate of Savannah High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.  Grier began his working career with Builderama, eventually moving to NCR where he retired as a Senior Field Engineer after 40 years of service.  Grier developed a love for the outdoors that st ...

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Stephen Michael Tucker - FEB 20, 2023

Stephen Michael Tucker

Stephen Michael Tucker, 72, passed away Monday, February 20, 2023 in Savannah.  He was born October 8, 1950 in Savannah to the late Thomas Alexander Tucker and Emily Ruth Roberts Tucker.  Michael was a Union Electrician with Local 508.  He attended Savannah schools, then enjoyed traveling for many years with his union.  He spent many years traveling with his father to work at Rayonier in Jesup, GA. Michael loved civil war history and spent time visiting forts, especially Fort McAllister.  He enjoyed the Scottish Games, and Tara Feis.  He was a member of the Kni ...

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Marian S. Proper JUL 13, 1931 - FEB 19, 2023

Marian S. Proper

Marian S. Proper, 91, of Savannah, GA, passed away at home late Saturday, February 18, 2023.  Marian was born to William X. and Ellen Leacy Smith in Savannah on July 13, 1931.   She was preceded in death by her parents, her three siblings, William X. Smith, Jr., Eleanor S. Pierce and Walter L. Smith.  She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Leon E. Proper, and her three wonderful children, Leon, Jr. (Marian), Ellen Proper Brown (David) and Stephen (Lisa); her grandchildren, Lee Proper, Jeffery Standish (Ashlie), Leacy Shaffer (Craig), Mitchell Brown, Amber Wi ...

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Gail Murphy MAR 13, 1937 - FEB 19, 2023

Gail Murphy

Georgia Gail Allen Murphy died Sunday February 19, 2023, surrounded in love by family.   She was born March 13, 1937, in Statesboro, GA to George and Lucille Allen. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1955 and attended Armstrong College, graduating with an Associates degree in 1957.  She then attended the University of Georgia pursuing a degree in Physical Education, graduating in 1959.  Gail started her career at Myers middle school teaching Physical Education.  Gail went on to teach Physical Education and Health at Hancock day school where she was also the Var ...

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Khamphay Khotphuy OCT 10, 1961 - FEB 19, 2023

Khamphay Khotphuy

Khamphay Khotphuy, 61, died peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2023. Khamphay was born in Vientiane, Laos. She moved to the United States in 1980 with her husband of 40 years, Sy Khotphuy. Khamphay’s passion was her family. She was a successful business owner for many years. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren. Khamphay was everything to her daughters, Pat, Sou, and Alicia; she taught them discipline, loyalty, and love for family. Her most absolute enjoyment was farming her land. Khamphay’s beauty and love for life will continue to live on through her family.   ...

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Ralph "Skip" Hinely, Jr. - FEB 18, 2023


Ralph Vincent “Skip” Hinely, Jr., 70, known by his friends as “Skip”, passed away Saturday February 18, 2023 at Candler Hospital.  Skip was born September 1, 1952 in Savannah, GA to the late Ralph Vincent Hinely, Sr. and Laura Lindner Hinely.  He attended several churches around the Savannah area, to include, Cokesbury United Methodist Church, Islands Christian Church and Higher Ground Baptist Church.  Skip had a musical gift and shared his talent with his churches and many other places around Savannah, such as the Night Flight Café on River Street ...

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Richard D. Edwards MAY 18, 1947 - FEB 15, 2023

Richard D. Edwards

Savannah, GA- Richard D. Edwards, Sr., 75, of Savannah, GA passed away on February 15th, 2023. Richard was born at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ to the late Charles Edwards and Eugenia Shirley Edwards. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles Allen Edwards. His family was transferred to Savannah’s Hunter Army Airfield when he was 9 years old. Even at a young age, he was called to leadership and service through his participation in the Boy Scouts, earning the rank of Junior Assistant Scout Master and member of the Order of the Arrow which is reserved for scouts w ...

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Walter Wesson Matthews JAN 31, 1923 - FEB 14, 2023

Walter Wesson Matthews

Walter Wesson Matthews (Matt), 100 passed away peacefully on February 14, 2023. Matt was born in Brunswick County, VA on January 31, 1923 to Earnest and Isla Matthews. After high school he served an apprenticeship at Newport News, VA. Shipbuilding, then moved to Savannah to work in the local shipyard. He joined the Army in 1943. He served in WWII in the Philippines. In Savannah, he met his wife Estelle (Stella) Davis. They were married for 52 years. After Stella’s passing in 1995, he married Audrey Cason Marston. They were married for 21 years until her passing in 2016. Matt was an ...

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Edwin Bethea Henderson APR 06, 1944 - FEB 13, 2023

Edwin Bethea Henderson

Edwin Bethea Henderson passed away Monday, February 13, 2023 after a brief illness. Born in Savannah, GA on April 6, 1944, Ed was the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Clair A. Henderson. Elected president of his Senior class, Ed graduated from Jenkins High School in 1962 and shortly after enlisted in the Navy, serving our country for two years. Afterwards, he attended and graduated from Georgia Southern University. Ed enjoyed a long career as a Jobber Representative with Amoco Oil Company until his retirement in 2001. Unable to stand still after he retired, he earned his real ...

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Bette Lou Halford Cobb OCT 30, 1930 - FEB 12, 2023

Bette Lou Halford Cobb

Bette Lou Halford Cobb, 92, died peacefully in the early morning hours on Sunday, February 12, 2023.  The Biggers, AR native was the daughter of the late William Homer and Juanita Ferguson Halford. Bette was a longtime resident of Moultrie, GA before moving to Savannah to be closer to her daughter and granddaughters. Bette was a retired nurse who loved caring for others.   In addition to her parents, Bette was predeceased by her husband, James Luther Cobb; her twin sister, Mary Sue Halford Britt; and a brother, William Ferguson "Bill" Halford.  ...

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Terry (Chuck) Gene Swagert - FEB 12, 2023

Terry (Chuck) Gene Swagert

Terry (Chuck) Gene Swagert, 71, died peacefully on Sunday, February 12, 2023.  Chuck was born in Ohio, and was preceded in death by his father, Granville Swagert, mother, Susie Swagert, and brother, Robert C. Swagert. Chuck was an avid bowler and loved golfing with his buddies, going to breakfast and picking Nascar drivers for each race.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of the Islands. In addition to his wife, Cathy, Chuck leaves behind his son Robert J. Swagert (Tabitha); his daughter Christina Swagert; his stepdaughter Laura Gillispie (Mike); his stepson Michael Gr ...

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The Honorable W. Leon Barfield SEP 08, 1947 - FEB 11, 2023

The Honorable W. Leon Barfield

W. Leon Barfield, of Savannah, Georgia, 75, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 11, 2023, after a short illness. A highly decorated Vietnam war veteran with a distinguished record of community service, Judge Barfield retired in 2013, as a United States Magistrate Court judge in Augusta.  Judge Barfield, a native of Moultrie, Georgia, served as a member of the U.S. Army’s  2nd Battalion of the 12th Cavalry, First Air Cavalry Division, from 1967 – 1969.  He  suffered serious leg injuries during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart in 1968, in addit ...

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Barbara Mullins Campbell OCT 12, 1935 - FEB 11, 2023

Barbara Mullins Campbell

Barbara Ann (Mullin) Campbell of Savannah, GA. passed away peacefully in her home on Skidaway Island on February 11, 2023, at the age of 87. Her children were by her side. Barbara was the loving wife and soulmate of Frederick MacGregor Campbell Jr., who were married 63 years. Barbara was born on October 12, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA to Anna Linea and Allen Sharpe Mullin. Barbara attended Germantown High School where she excelled as a student and was captain of the cheerleading squad. Her summers were spent on the Jersey shore working with friends, and at the beach. In 1953 she was crown ...

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A. John Zanin FEB 13, 1938 - FEB 11, 2023

A. John Zanin

A. John Zanin, beloved husband and father, died peacefully at home in the early morning hours on Saturday, February 11, 2023.  A private burial in Atlanta is being planned.  ...

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Bert Francis Keene DEC 22, 1942 - FEB 11, 2023

Bert Francis Keene

Bert Francis Keene was born in New York City on December 22, 1942 and grew up in and around Westchester County, where he met his wife, Evelyn, of 39 years.  After marrying Evelyn at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Yonkers, NY, Bert and Evelyn raised their two sons, Jim and Dennis, in Mahopac, NY, where he loved participating in his  sons’ sports and scouting activities.  An avid practicing Catholic,  Bert was very active in the churches he attended including St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Mahopac, St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Richmond Hill, GA, an ...

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Judy M. Shearouse - FEB 11, 2023

Judy M. Shearouse

Judy Mikell Shearouse, 70, passed away suddenly, Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Candler Hospital.  She was born June 1, 1952 in Statesboro, GA to the late James D. Mikell, Sr. and Betty Thompson Mikell.  Judy and Jimmy were married on February 19, 1971 at Derenne Avenue Church of God and were the first couple to ever get married there. For nearly 52 years, they built a wonderful life together that included the joys of their lives, Jay and Jamy.  Judy was a devout Christian and loved the Lord and her life was an example of loving others the way Christ loves. To know Judy wa ...

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Melinda S. Chestnut - FEB 10, 2023

Melinda S. Chestnut

Melinda Sheeran Chestnut passed away on February 10, 2023. Melinda was born on August 1, 1960 to Nancy Sheeran née Freudenberger, and the late Louis Sheeran. She graduated from Upper Darby High School in Upper Darby, PA where she first met the love of her life, Bart Rowley. She is survived by her fiancé Bart Rowley, daughter Amy Chestnut Mangan, son-in-law John Mangan, grandsons Jack Mangan and Charlie Mangan, Mother Nancy Sheeran, and sister Suzanne Sheeran da Silva. Melinda earned a BA from Eastern University and worked in the insurance industry for more than 35 yea ...

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James Leland Tee - FEB 09, 2023

James Leland Tee

James Leland Tee, 81, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2023 at his home with his loving family by his side.  He was born October 26, 1941 in Iowa to the late Joseph James Tee and Rosemary Smith Tee.  He and his wife lived in Iowa before moving to Arizona in 1971, then finally making their home in Savannah in 1988.  James was a family man, and loved nothing more than spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He lived for working in his yard, especially pulling weeds.  When he went to visit family and friends, he always leaned down and pulled a few weeds from ...

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Donald Powell - FEB 08, 2023

Donald Powell

Donald Powell died on February 8, 2023, in Savannah, GA, where he had lived with his wife Phyllis Powell for thirty years. He was 88. His children John and Nancy were at his side. He was born on February 7, 1935 in Manhattan, NY. Donald grew up throughout New York, New Jersey, and Greenwich, CT and graduated from Memorial High School in Pelham, NY in 1953. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Colgate University in 1957, where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity and the Pi Delta Epsilon honors society for excellence in journalism. He entered the U.S. Navy following his graduation, wh ...

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Joseph Page - FEB 08, 2023

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James F. Johnson, Jr. - FEB 08, 2023

James F. Johnson, Jr.

James F. Johnson, Jr. December 2, 1944 ~ February 8, 2023 (age 78) Jim Johnson passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2023 in Savannah, Georgia. He was born in Smyrna, Tennessee, to the late James Frank and Lucille Johnson, Sr., both in the U.S. Army. On October 14, 1944 1st Lieutenant Frank's plane was shot down over Yugoslavia. Throughout his life Jim deeply mourned the loss of his father. This defined his prankster sense of humor and intense pursuit at St. Leo College Preparatory School, as a journalism and advertising major at the University of Florida, behind the lens as photo ...

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Bonnie Faye Smith APR 08, 1955 - FEB 06, 2023

Bonnie Faye Smith

           On the morning of Monday, February 6, 2023, Bonnie Faye Hodges Smith, 67, went to be with the Lord after a courageous four-year battle with cancer. She was at home with her loving husband. She was a faithful member of Compassion Christian Church in Savannah. Bonnie was born on April 8, 1955 in Statesboro, Georgia to Lindell Riner Hodges Thompson and William Eugene Hodges. She attended Statesboro High School. In 1972, Bonnie met the love of her life, Roy Wilbur Smith, while working together at the Big Star Grocery Store in Statesboro. They were mar ...

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Elizabeth L. "Bettie" Makel - FEB 05, 2023

Elizabeth L.

Elizabeth “Bettie” Lattin Makel passed away February 5 at the age of 99. Bettie had a full and interesting life. She was delivered by her grandmother, Dr. Cora Lattin, at Buffalo Children’s Hospital on August 11, 1923. Shortly after her birth, while in Fort Benning, GA, Bettie caught diphtheria and was transported back to Buffalo to receive life-saving treatment from her grandmother. Bettie grew up an Army brat living in Ft. Benning, France, Ft. Leavenworth and both sides of the Panama Canal, where she was particularly fond of Ft. De Lesseps, near&nbs ...

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Dr. Richard F. Leighton - FEB 05, 2023

Dr. Richard F. Leighton

To view the service, please click on the following link.   Dr. Richard Frederick Leighton, a cardiologist who practiced medicine for more than 60 years and served as dean of the School of Medicine at the the Medical College of Ohio (now the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences) in the 1990s, died Sunday, Feb. 5, in Savannah, Ga., at the age of 91. Dr. Leighton was struck by a vehicle on Feb. 1 while walking across a street in downtown Savannah and never recovered from the brain trauma he suf ...

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John Franklin Finch SEP 27, 1951 - FEB 05, 2023

John Franklin Finch

John Franklin Finch September 27, 1951 ~ February 5, 2023 Johnny has gone to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Johnny was a native of Savannah, GA, and made his home in his beloved California for 31 years.  Johnny was of the Baptist faith and retired from his successful landscaping business, as he always loved the outdoors.  Before settling in California, he traveled to every state, including Hawaii and had so many interesting stories to share about his travels and the lovely and welcoming people he met.  One example was staying on a Native American Na ...

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Diane Sutlive OCT 05, 1942 - FEB 05, 2023

Diane Sutlive

Diane Louise “Dee” Sutlive passed away February 5, 2023. Dee was born October 5, 1942 at Telfair Hospital, in Savannah, GA, to Louise Brabham Sutlive and Charles Mark Sutlive. She attended Charles Ellis Elementary School in Savannah and graduated from Radnor High School, Radnor, PA, in 1960. After earning her certificate in French Studies from Ecole Superieur de Commerce, Neuchatel, Switzerland, she attended Arcadia College in Pennsylvania, and the University of Georgia. Her fluency in the French language served her well in her career in the international fashion industry in New ...

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Dorothy Williams Kingery NOV 14, 1934 - FEB 04, 2023

Dorothy Williams Kingery

Dorothy Williams Kingery, age 88, passed away surrounded by her family and their love until the very end on February 4, 2023. She was born November 14, 1934, in Gordon, Georgia to Arthur Costlar Williams and Blanche Brooks Williams. She graduated from Gordon High School, attended Georgia State College for Women and received a B.S. in Business Finance from the University of Alabama; where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She also earned a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Georgia. Dorothy was an educator for most of her life, first at the high school level, then as a Facu ...

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Vincent Joseph King - FEB 04, 2023

Vincent Joseph King

Vincent Joseph King, Sr. passed away on February 4, 2023. He was 60 years old. He is survived by the love of his life, Angel and beloved children, Vinnie (Alli) and Jessica. Vince was eagerly awaiting the arrival of his first grandchild, Phoebe. He is also survived by his mother Annette, and siblings Kathy, Teri and Michael. He had a special place in his heart for his sisters in law and brother in law, their spouses and all of his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Art King, Sr. and brother Artie. Vince was larger than life. He met Angel at 18 years old, came to Tyb ...

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Thomas L. Edwards JUN 19, 1945 - FEB 04, 2023

Thomas L. Edwards

Thomas (Tom) Lowry Edwards, 77, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Memorial Health in Savannah.  Tom was born June 19, 1945 in Atlanta, GA to the late Sewell Pharr Edwards and Dorothy Edwards Morphy.  He lived most of his life in Atlanta before moving to Savannah one year ago to be near his daughter.  He worked for Eaton Corporation for over 28 years, retiring from Bold Systems.   Tom loved baseball, woodworking and fishing in his early years, and watching old westerns on TV in his later years.   He is survived by his wife, Kathy Edwards of Savannah ...

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Alice Schaffer JUL 19, 1940 - FEB 03, 2023

Alice Schaffer

Alice Welling Schaffer, 82, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2023 in Savannah, GA. She was born on July 19, 1940 in Harrisburg, PA to Raymond and Margaret Welling. Her family moved to Syracuse, NY when she was young and she attended SUNY Oswego, where she took art classes from Roy Lichtenstein, and graduated with a teaching degree in 1962. After college she married the love of her life, John Schaffer, who affectionately called her Alish. They moved their growing family to Ann Arbor, MI and eventually Alpena, MI before they retired in Florida and then for their final years in Savannah, GA. ...

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Jesse Robert Gray SEP 05, 1990 - FEB 02, 2023

Jesse Robert Gray

Jesse Robert Gray, 32, passed from this life unexpectedly on February 2nd, 2023 on Wilmington Island, GA, near Savannah. He was blessed into this world on September 5, 1990, in Fairfield, CA to Fred R. Gray Jr. and Maribel (Robles) Gray. He was a military child and grew up in Fairfield, CA, Mildenhall, England, Holloman, NM, and Colorado Springs, CO. He also lived in Denver, CO, Niceville, FL and briefly in Savannah, GA throughout his life. He aspired to have a Military or Law Enforcement Career. Circumstances prevented the military, and in lieu of this, he became an Armed Security Officer, ...

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Vivian G. Varas DEC 12, 1940 - FEB 02, 2023

Vivian G. Varas

Ms. Vivian G. Varas, 82, of Savannah, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2023. She was born December 12, 1940, in Havana, Cuba. There memorial service will be at 6:00, Tuesday, February 14, 2022, at Fox & Weeks Hodgson Chapel. A visitation willl be at the funeral home from 5:00 until 6:00 before the service. ...

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Joseph Henry "Joe" Wilharm JUL 25, 1933 - FEB 02, 2023

Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry Wilharm, Jr. (Joe), 89, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2023. Joe was born July 25, 1933 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Joseph Henry and Irene Anderson Wilharm. Joe was a graduate of Commercial High School. He joined the United States Navy and after completion of his enlistment, he then joined the Georgia Air National Guard where he served for 33 years and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. After a brief retirement he worked at Nativity of Our Lord Church and St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church for 16 years. Joe loved the outdoors, whether he was cutting down a tree, plant ...

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Scott Talbot Richards SEP 28, 1952 - FEB 02, 2023

Scott Talbot Richards

. THE ISLE OF HOPE- Scott Talbot Richards passed away peacefully Thursday, February 2, 2023, at his home in Isle of Hope, Georgia.  He was a beloved father, husband, brother, and member of the community.  We hope that sharing his story will pay proper tribute to his time on Earth with those who knew him and perhaps amuse those who weren’t so lucky.   Scott was born September 28, 1952, in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He is the second son of Elizabeth Mae Reynolds and Russel Talbot Richards, younger brother to Steven Richards. His early life was spent moving ...

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Jennifer Lynn "Jenny" Parrish - FEB 01, 2023

Jennifer Lynn

Jennifer Lynn Anderson Parrish, 60, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at her home with her family by her side.  She was born September 12, 1962 in Savannah, GA to the late Robert Nicholas Anderson and Margaret Loretta Horton.  Jenny was co-owner along with her husband of Parrish Auto Repair, and Parrish Rentals, LLC.  She was raised in Isle of Hope United Methodist Church, and attended Presbyterian Churches as an adult.  Jenny loved sitting on her porch reading and enjoying the saltwater view.  She is survived by her husband of 39 years, John A. “Tony&rd ...

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Rev. Ralph Proctor Chambless - FEB 01, 2023

Rev. Ralph Proctor Chambless

Proctor was born on Friday, September 16, 1949 in Americus, Georgia to Betty Holmes (Keen) Chambless and Ralph Proctor Chambless. His life on this earth ended on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, in Savannah, Georgia.  His great grandparents John Owen and Annie Burch Proctor of Rentz, Ga, his grandparents, Jesse Ralph and Kate Missouri (Proctor) Chambless of Alamo, Ga, and Thermon E. and Reita Mae (Keen) Holmes were all a part of his childhood and youth.  He attended Moore Street Elementary School and Central Junior High School in Dublin, GA.  He attended W.D. Thompson Elementary ...

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Carl Ellis Neal OCT 11, 1933 - FEB 01, 2023

Carl Ellis Neal

Carl Ellis Neal passed away February 1, 2023, at the age of 89. Carl was born October 11, 1933, in Jacksonville, Florida, to Margueritte Mims Neal and Cicero Rollins Neal.  Carl was educated in Jacksonville and serviced in the US Army during the Korean conflict.  He retired from Shell Oil Company in 1993, where he worked in the marketing department of the Atlanta, Georgia district office.  In his early years he was a Freemason in Jacksonville, Florida and a Shriner at the Alee Temple, Savannah, GA, in the motorcycle unit. Carl worked many years as a volunteer at Candler Hospi ...

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Sara Joyce Nichols - FEB 01, 2023

Sara Joyce Nichols

Sara Joyce Nichols, Born on July 1st, 1945, while surrounded by her family,  peacefully transitioned to be with her Lord and Savior on February 1, 2023. She was 77 years young and filled with joy.  A loving mother to five children whom she absolutely adored as well as a grandmother, great grandmother, and friend to all who met her. Sara loved to help others and was always willing to help the elderly. She was called by God to open and run many personal care homes. She loved to laugh and brought so much joy to those around her.  Her compassion for others and genuine care for th ...

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Mark David Dawson - JAN 31, 2023

Mark David Dawson

Mark David Dawson  (9/2/1965 - 1/31/2023) Mark was fearless. He truly seemed like he could survive anything.  Pigmy rattlesnake bite?  No problem.  Toaster-oven burned down his trailer?  He escaped the fire.  Fall from a 60 foot tree?   Broken femer, then checked himself out of the hospital a few days later.   He lived his life with abandon. Mark had a tumoltuous marriage to the love of his life, Shannon Madigan.  Both tattooed initials S&M on their ring fingers, a sign of their eternal, painful bond.  They were so very s ...

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William "Bill" Lynch - JAN 30, 2023


William “Bill” Lynch, 77, passed away January 30, 2023 in Savannah, GA.  He was born in New Britain, CT on February 27, 1945 and was raised in Newington, CT.  He was the son of the late John and Augusta (Deutsch) Lynch.  Bill graduated from EC Goodwin Technical High School in New Britain in 1963, and served in the US Navy.  After completing his military service he joined The Hartford Insurance Company.  He retired to Port Charlotte, FL after the unexpected death of his companion Jane C Emerling to be closer to his brother. He is survived by his 3 daughte ...

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Brenda Hayner DEC 18, 1946 - JAN 29, 2023

Brenda Hayner

Mrs. Brenda Hayner, 76, of Charleston and previously Savannah, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2023. She was a dedicated daughter, sister, cousin, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many throughout her life.  Brenda was born and raised in Savannah, then moved around the world as a military wife to her first husband before coming home to raise a son among her family. She loved music, dancing, tennis, creating memories with friends and family, and traveling with her second husband, Charles Spillane Sr., or Charlie, as she called him. They were married for over 25 years and filled t ...

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Mark Daniel Monroe APR 20, 1964 - JAN 29, 2023

Mark Daniel Monroe

Mark Daniel Monroe (Danny), 58, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2023.  Danny was born April 20, 1964 in Franklin, Kentucky to Arthur Monroe and the late Judy Gray Lamb Monroe.  He was a member of Bar Church on Tybee Island, and a supervisor for Southeast Freight.   Danny was a lifelong Kentucky fan but recently his daughter started attending UGA and he became a bulldog fan.  He was very active in his children’s lives and loved spending time with them…he was so proud of both of them.  Danny was a friend to many and a friend for life for all. He live ...

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Ian Bishop Adrian Ward - JAN 29, 2023

Ian Bishop Adrian Ward

Ian Bishop Adrian Ward, 22, of Savannah Georgia, student, went to be with his Lord and Saviour Sunday, January 29, 2023. Ian was born on December 7, 2000 in Savannah. He attended Benedictine Military School. He went on to attend Liberty University in Virginia where he was pursuing a degree in psychology. His most recent endeavor was being accepted into the United States Air Force, where he aspired to be a Security Forces canine handler. While attending Benedictine Military School he was a member of the ROTC Ranger Team, wrestling and soccer teams. Ian participated in taekwondo for over 8 ye ...

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Betty DeYoung - JAN 28, 2023

Betty DeYoung

Betty DeYoung, 97, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Azalealand Nursing Home.  Per her request there will be no service.   ...

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Steven Dwight Berg NOV 17, 1938 - JAN 28, 2023

Steven Dwight Berg

Steven Dwight Berg, age 84, of Midway, GA, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Steve was born in Clinton, Oklahoma, November 17, 1938, to Walter Theodore and Winifred Willis Berg.  The Bergs moved to Farmington, New Mexico where Walter was a real estate appraiser.  Steve attended school at New Mexico Military Institute.  He graduated from the University of Oregon where he studied economics, political science, and history.  After graduation, he was commissioned in the USAF as an officer and attended undergraduate pilot training.  He the ...

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Herschel Wayne Lucas JUN 06, 1947 - JAN 27, 2023

Herschel Wayne Lucas

Herschel Wayne Lucas 6/6/1947 – 1/27/2023 - “Wayne” Lucas, age 75 passed away Friday January 27, 2023 after a short illness. Wayne was born June 6, 1947 to the late Herschel D. and Ruby Lucas of Savannah, GA.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple.  Wayne attended Savannah High School for a couple years before moving to Arlington, VA and graduating from Washington-Lee High School in 1965.   Wayne graduated from the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism at The University of Georgia with a degree in Journalism in 1969.   He then joined the Uni ...

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Charles Barry Spillane, Sr. JUN 22, 1933 - JAN 27, 2023

Charles Barry Spillane, Sr.

Mr. Charles Barry Spillane, Sr., 89, of Savannah, passed away Friday, January 27, 2023, surrounded by his family. If anyone knew the meaning of happiness, family and love, it was Charlie. He was a devoted father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a great friend. He always had a twinkle in his eye, a skip in his step, and a smile that drew you in.  Charles Barry Spillane, Sr. was born in Jacksonville, Florida in 1933. Shortly afterwards his family made Savannah their home. He loved the beach, and was a resident at Tybee Island for 28 years. Charlie also loved playing the pian ...

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Julius George Harper III JAN 17, 1952 - JAN 27, 2023

Julius George Harper III

Julius George Harper III, of Darien, Georgia, passed away January 27, 2023, at the age of 71. Julius was born in Savannah, Georgia, to Julius George Harper, Jr. and Ruby Davis Harper. He grew up in Immanuel Baptist Church in Savannah and was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Darien where he served as the Chairman of the Buildings and Grounds Committee and as member of the Finance and Budget Committee. In addition, he taught Sunday School and was youth leader for RA's. Julius was  a dedicated member of Gideons International. He was a graduate of Savannah High ...

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William "Bill" Kriener MAY 24, 1951 - JAN 26, 2023


Mr. William “Bill” Kriener, 71, Tybee Island, Georgia, died Thursday, January 26, 2023. He was born May 24, 1951, in Danville, Kentucky, son of the late Harlan Kriener and Ruth Tammee Kriener. He retired from the Georgia DOT. Survivors include his wife, Marcia Kirkland of Tybee Island; sister, Ruth Ann Donaldson (Doug) of Southport, NC; brother, John Kriener (Carol) of Elon, NC; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Susan Kirkland Higdon (Mike), and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 1:00, Friday, February 3, 2023, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Direc ...

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Shirley Ann Frank - JAN 26, 2023

Shirley Ann Frank

Shirley Ann (Sas) Frank of Savannah, GA passed peacefully while surrounded by loved ones on January 26, 2023. She was 91 years young. Sas was the daugther of the late Rodney and Ola Smith of Long Island, New York. Following her graduation from White Plains High School, she enrolled at Purdue University and joined the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. It was there in her freshman English class that she earned her infamous nickname “Sas”. Over Thanksgiving at the neighboring Sigma Chi fraternity house she met the love of her life Myron (My) Frank, whom she married in 1953. Sas graduated ...

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Jane Lawhon Humphries JUL 15, 1931 - JAN 25, 2023

Jane Lawhon Humphries

Jane Lawhon Humphries, 91, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2023.  Born July 15, 1931 in Timmonsville, SC, she was the daughter of the late James Herbert Lawhon and Louise Hooks Lawhon.  Mrs. Humphries was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, and worked as an Underwriter for Corish & Company for over 30 years.  She was a member of the Insurance Women of Savannah.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jack Lawhon, her husband of 30 years, James Edward Humphries, and her friend and companion, Chuck Campbell. Survivin ...

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Henry Lawton Tison, Jr. MAY 07, 1942 - JAN 25, 2023

Henry Lawton Tison, Jr.

Henry Lawton Tison, Jr., age 80, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at the Arbors Memory Care facility in Savannah. The native and lifelong resident of Savannah was born on May 7, 1942 to the late Henry Lawton, Sr.  and Edna Williamson Tison. Growing up on Isle of Hope, Henry often talked of the happy times that he and his friends spent exploring the woods and camping on the islands in the river. Henry was a 1960 graduate of Savannah Country Day School and graduated in 1964 with a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University. He ...

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Joe Ann Smith - JAN 24, 2023

Joe Ann Smith

Joe Ann Smith went home to be with her Heavenly Father on January 24, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alphonso Smith, mother, Bessie Mae Sanders, father, Lalon Sanders, and siblings, Lalon, Jr., Erzell, Betty Jean, James Henry. Joe Ann was born on May 5, 1939 in Sandersville, Georgia. Joe Ann graduated from high school in Alexandria, Virginia after which she went on to receive her Nursing degree from the Medical College of Virginia’s St. Philip School of Nursing in 1960. She later obtained her Nurse Anesthetist credential and served many patients with love and dignity.&nb ...

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Grace Agnes Gardner - JAN 23, 2023

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Dr. Edward DuPont Hood, Junior AUG 23, 1928 - JAN 22, 2023

Dr. Edward DuPont Hood, Junior

Dr. Edward DuPont Hood, Junior died on January 22, 2023. “DuPont” was born on August 23, 1928 in Savannah GA. He was a graduate of Savannah High School, University of Georgia (Athens, GA), Woodrow Wilson School of Law (Atlanta, GA), and New York Medical College (NY, NY). He completed his internship at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, GA, then entered a solo family practice in Savannah, GA.  The manner in which Dr. Hood conducted himself had a huge influence on many others in his life. He had a natural curiosity that made him question many things and learn as much as could on ...

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Victoria Ceryanec (Vicki) Anckner NOV 20, 1946 - JAN 21, 2023

Victoria Ceryanec (Vicki) Anckner

Vicki Anckner passed away January 21st at her home in Savannah, GA.  She was born in Newport News, Virginia on November 20, 1946 as the only child of Victor & Virginia Lee Ceryanec. Savannah was always "home" as her grandparents Fitzhugh Lee & Helen Oliver were there, and every holiday was spent in Savannah. Her father was in the Air Force and was stationed three times at Hunter Air Force Base, and she attended classes at Cathedral Day School, St. James, and Blessed Sacrament. Vicki went to 13 schools in 12 years in Florida, South Carolina, Louisiana, Savannah, and En ...

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Sandra Anne Langston JAN 16, 1943 - JAN 21, 2023

Sandra Anne Langston

Sandra Anne Langston of Savannah, GA passed away at home surrounded by her family on January 21, 2023. Sandra was the daughter of James and Alma Langston.  She was born on January 16, 1943 in Union Springs, AL.  She graduated as class valedictorian from Holtville High School in 1961 and went on to attend classes at Auburn University.  After living several years in the Republic of Panama, she returned to Montgomery, AL to complete her undergraduate studies at Auburn University in Montgomery.  She later obtained her Masters in Public Health from the University of Alabama a ...

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James Edward Crowder III SEP 09, 1942 - JAN 19, 2023

James Edward Crowder III

James Edward “Bo” Crowder III, 80, of Savannah, GA, passed away on January 19, 2023, after an extended illness. Bo was born on September 9, 1942 to James Edward Crowder Jr. and Alice Ligon Crowder in Winnsboro, SC.  He attended school in Winnsboro and, after wasting an entire year shooting pool and going to the movies at the University of South Carolina, attended Clemson University, receiving his bachelor's degree in Forestry after finally suffering through The Red Badge of Courage enough times to get his English credits.  He was an enthusiastic scholar o ...

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Mary Therisa DuBose NOV 24, 1928 - JAN 19, 2023

Mary Therisa DuBose

Mary Therisa DuBose, 94, of Savannah, died Thursday, January 19, 2023. She was a native of Savannah, and was born November 24, 1928; daughter of the late Lonnie Graham Buckner and Jessie Mae Thompson Buckner. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lester Dubose. Mrs. DuBose was a member of Morningside Baptist Church and attended Thunderbolt Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Donnette and Larry Boykin of Statesboro; son and daughter-in-law, William and Lisa DuBose of Savannah; grandchildren, Russ Boykin, Danielle Driggers and Erika DuBose; great-grandc ...

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Peter Lyle Knepton APR 28, 1956 - JAN 19, 2023

Peter Lyle Knepton

Peter Lyle Knepton, born in New York on April 28, 1956, passed away on January 19, 2023, at his home in the Windsor Forest neighborhood of Savannah, Georgia. He was born to Robert and Ruth Knepton of Brooklyn, New York.  The family relocated to Savannah in 1967, and he grew up with an older sister, Lisa.  Shortly after graduating from Windsor Forest High School in 1974, he joined his father at Gulfstream Aerospace, where he enjoyed a lucrative and successful career as an engineer. During his years at Gulfstream, Pete also began his extensive volunteer work, first at Fort Pulask ...

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Kenneth Todd Sitterson JUL 01, 1972 - JAN 18, 2023

Kenneth Todd Sitterson

Kenneth Todd Sitterson, 50, peacefully departed this earthly life at his home in Savannah, GA on January 18, 2023 after a long battle with cancer. Todd was born on July 1, 1972 in Richmond, VA to Kenneth L. Sitterson and Susan (Gaylord) Sitterson. He graduated with honors from Benedictine (VA) High School and attended North Carolina State University where he swore his allegiance to the “Red and White from State” until his final breath. He also holds degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University, Ashford University, and the University of New England. As an educator, Todd impac ...

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Beverly Ann Williams NOV 13, 1954 - JAN 18, 2023

Beverly Ann Williams

Beverly Ann Williams passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on January 18, 2023, after a short illness. Beverly was born on November 13, 1954 in Tulsa, Ok to Edward and Zona VanArsdale.  Beverly attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK.  Beverly moved to Savannah in 1989 and worked for the State as a Sign Language Interpreter and most recently was employed by Savannah College of Art and Design as a creativity counselor and coordinator of Deaf Services. Beverly’s passion was serving others; she was very proud to have signed for President George Bush, an ...

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Wanda Lynn Walker Miller OCT 22, 1952 - JAN 18, 2023

Wanda Lynn Walker Miller

Wanda Lynn Walker Miller, 70, of Olustee, FL passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Savannah Hospice following an extended cancer illness.  Mrs. Miller was born in Ocala, FL, and raised in Olustee, FL. She lived in St. Mary’s, GA while finally settling on Wilmington Island, GA (Savannah). She and her husband, Kenneth Miller, are lifelong educators and Kenn continues to teach to this day.   Mrs. Miller graduated from Baker County High School, class of 1970, and graduated from Lake City Community College (Associate’s degree), University of South Flori ...

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Leona Smith Gray JUN 18, 1932 - JAN 17, 2023

Leona Smith Gray

On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, Leona Smith Gray (90 years old) went home to be with the Lord at Memorial Health Hospital in Savannah Georgia surrounded by her loving family. Leona was born in Bogalusa Louisiana on June 18, 1932 to Albert L. Smith and Ella A. Smith. She is preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Ella Smith, loving husband, Earl Gray, and her daughter Kimberly Hope Gray.   Leona was an avid reader, loved birdwatching, crossword puzzles, and shopping in her spare time. She moved to Savannah with her late husband, Earl Gray, in 1958. In 1966, they founded Crystal Cl ...

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Jeffrey Paul Couturier NOV 16, 1946 - JAN 17, 2023

Jeffrey Paul Couturier

Jeffrey Paul Couturier, 76, of Savannah passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on January 17, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Jeff was born November 16, 1946, in Waretown, NJ, he was the first of seven children. After growing up in Tallahassee, FL, Jeff began his college education at Florida State University. After completing his freshman year, Jeff left FSU and joined the United States Navy. Upon completing his military service, Jeff resumed his college education and graduated with his Business Administration Degree from Oglethorpe Unive ...

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Hughlon Raymond Crosby FEB 13, 1940 - JAN 17, 2023

Hughlon Raymond Crosby

Mr. Hughlon Raymond Crosby of Savannah went home to be with our Lord on January 17, 2023 after a short illness. Raymond was born February 13, 1940 to the late Preston Hughlon and Erma Margaret Crosby. He attended and graduated from Commercial High School. Raymond married the love of his life, Joyce Bradley Crosby, in 1963. He was a member of Faith Primitive Baptist Church in Savannah and later moved his membership to Waycross Primitive Baptist in Waycross, GA. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge in Savannah. Raymond was a hard worker. As a teenager, he worked as an usher in the Sav ...

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Harold Russell Minchew MAR 03, 1932 - JAN 17, 2023

Harold Russell Minchew

Our beloved Father, Grandfather, Partner, Uncle, Cousin, and Brother-In-Law, Harold Russell Minchew passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side on January 17th, 2023. Just shy of his 91st birthday, Hal was born on March 3rd, 1932, in Dixie Union, GA. He was the youngest of five children. Hal grew up at Mossy, the family farm ten miles north of Waycross Georgia where he was raised by his mother and paternal grandmother.  Hal enjoyed retelling the stories of the hardships and joys of farm life in South Georgia. He spent afternoons on the front porch with Grandmother Minchew, who w ...

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Savannah Adolai Banks DEC 05, 2001 - JAN 17, 2023

Savannah Adolai Banks

Savannah Adolai Banks, 21, passed away unexpectedly on January 17th, 2023 after a lifelong battle with the disease Neurofibromatosis 1, which causes epileptic seizures. She passed away from a seizure in her sleep.  Savannah was born in Jacksonville, FL on December 5th, 2001. She is the daughter of Joel (Ernie) and Lisa Marie Banks and the sister of Reagan and Piper Banks. She graduated from Savannah Classical Academy in 2020 with 42 college credit hours. Savannah was a member of Eden Village Church. She was saved and baptized at the Point Community Church in Frankfort, KY.  Sav ...

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Kevin Miller SEP 18, 1971 - JAN 15, 2023

Kevin Miller

It is with great sorrow, we announce the unexpected passing of Kevin Alan Miller, 51, of Savannah on January 15, 2023. He was born in Statesboro on September 18, 1971 to Rex Miller, Jr. and Diane Brannen Miller. This particular year his Daddy received the best birthday present anyone could ever receive, a son. He was a 1989 honor graduate of Claxton High School. Following high school, Kevin attended Georgia Tech and obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. During his time at Georgia Tech, he co-oped with Savannah Electric. After graduation, Kevin became a Professional ...

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Dwight Stanford Brass JAN 04, 1944 - JAN 15, 2023

Dwight Stanford Brass

Dwight Stanford Brass, 79, died peacefully on Sunday, January 15, 2023. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced as soon as they become available.  ...

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Joseph C. Carroll APR 16, 1926 - JAN 15, 2023

Joseph C. Carroll

Joseph Czeboter Carroll of Savannah GA passed away on January 15 at age 96.   He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Gladys, his wife Lois, wife Mary, sister Marilyn, and son Jeffrey. He is survived by sister Aileen (Jack), sons Joseph (Jeanne) and Robert (Libby), stepchildren Brooke and Gary, grandchildren Lacey (Matt) and Joseph (Crystal) and four great-grandchildren. Joe was born on April 16, 1926 in Jacksonville FL.  After attending school in Ridge NY he joined the Navy where he served two years during World War II.  After the war he taught at a radio sch ...

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Carlo Benjamin Callegari NOV 12, 1933 - JAN 15, 2023

Carlo Benjamin Callegari

Carlo Benjamin Callegari, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 15, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors with a rosary service to begin immediately following the visitation at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 20, 2023 at Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. in Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort, SC. ...

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Barbara Lally - JAN 15, 2023

Barbara Lally

Ms. Barbara Lally, 58, of Savannah, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2023. She was born August 5, 1964, in Elyria, Ohio, daughter of the late Jack Moran and Alice Hoffman Moran. She was employed by Brannen Searcy & Smith, LLP   She is survived by a son Jeremie Lally of Wilmington, NC, daughter, Olivia Lally of Savannah. A memorial service will be held at 11:00, Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel. ...

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Minh Thi Nguyen - JAN 14, 2023

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Ngoan Kim Tran - JAN 14, 2023

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Jeanne Roppo MAY 05, 1948 - JAN 14, 2023

Jeanne Roppo

Jeanne Marie Roppo, 74, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2023, in Statesboro, Georgia. Jeanne was born to the late Dennis Leo Brown and Ann Marie Brown (Johnston) in Chicago, Illinois, on May 5, 1948. Jeanne was an avid reader, a lover of all animals, and a fiercely loyal fan of the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, and Bruce Springsteen. She was a true history buff who enjoyed making "fantabulous" memories traveling with her family and enjoyed relaxing at the beach to the soothing sound of the ocean waves. Jeanne was known for her quick wit, sharp intelligence, and ...

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Phyllis Mason Miller JUN 07, 1929 - JAN 13, 2023

Phyllis Mason Miller

Phyllis M. Miller left this world on Friday January 13, 2023. She was 93. Born in Fayetteville, NC, her family moved to Savannah when she was still a child. Over the years, some of her fondest memories remained rooted in Fayetteville where she returned by train to spend wonderful summers with her Aunt Louise and Uncle John. When Phyllis met and married Thomas W. Miller, she flourished in Savannah. She and Tommy were members of the Savannah Yacht Club, the Chatham Club, and Christ Church Anglican, where her special gift was welcoming newcomers.  Over the years she cultivated friends of ...

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Janice Cunningham Stivers SEP 01, 1940 - JAN 13, 2023

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Deitra Ann Adams JUN 15, 1944 - JAN 13, 2023

Deitra Ann Adams

Deitra Ann “Dee Dee” Adams, age 78, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Georgia.  Deitra was born in Greenwood, Mississippi on June 15, 1944 and has lived in Savannah for many years.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas N. and Theadys Cowart Adams, and her brother Thomas “Tommy” Adams.  Deitra is survived by her brother, Daniel “Danny” Adams (Maxine) and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. A private ceremony will be held at a later date.  ...

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Eddie G. Zavdal - JAN 12, 2023

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Dorothy McNutt Lehman - JAN 11, 2023

Dorothy McNutt Lehman

Dorothy June McNutt Lehman, 94, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at Memorial Health in Savannah, GA.  She was born June 5, 1928 in Johnstown, PA to the late William McNutt and Leora (Blough) McNutt.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Lehman.  She is survived by her three daughters, Suzi Keim (Bill Kuhn), of Lebanon, PA, Barb Green (Ken) of Aiken, SC, and Nancy Monroe (Matt) of New Harbor, ME, her grandchildren, Matt Keim, Steve Keim, Alyson Abbott, Ashley James, Andrew Monroe, Jason Monroe, eight great-grandchildren, and ...

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Rosanne Hayes MacCauley JUL 06, 1953 - JAN 11, 2023

Rosanne Hayes MacCauley

Rosanne Hayes MacCauley, 69, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2023  in her home surrounded by her loving family.  Rosanne was born on July 6, 1953 in Camp Lejune, N.C. to Clarence and Martha Hayes.  The Hayes and Tharrington families, both pillars of their community in Anderson S.C., later moved to Savannah, Ga.  Growing up Rosanne loved spending time with her grandparents in the Carolinas.  Rosanne met her future husband, Steven, at the Armstrong State College campus while Steven was visiting friends. Steven saw Rosanne from across the student cafeteria and ...

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Marjorie Ruth Elliott MAY 12, 1931 - JAN 11, 2023

Marjorie Ruth Elliott

Marjorie Ruth Elliott of Pooler Georgia passed away on Wednesday January 11, 2023 at the age of 91.Ruth died peacefully with her beloved daughters at her side. Ruth, the youngest of 4 siblings, was born in Henderson Texas on May 12,1931 to father Charles Harvey and mother Ina Harvey. After graduating from high school, she would meet the love of her life Phil Thomas Elliott Jr who had been stationed at a San Antonio Texas Air Force base during the Korean conflict. From her humble early childhood years, Ruth and Phil would work hard to create a full and rich life together. In later years ...

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Gregory Shaun Herndon MAY 13, 1967 - JAN 10, 2023

Gregory Shaun Herndon

Gregory Shaun Herndon, passed away in Peekskill, NY on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 after a long illness.  Shaun was born in Savannah on May 13, 1967. For many years, Shaun worked as a golf caddy in St. Simons and South Florida before moving to New York where he worked for Hudson National Golf Club. While in New York, Shaun met and married his wife, Phyllis Carr.  Shaun was preceded in death by his father, William C. Herndon. In addition to his wife, he leaves behind his mother, Kathy Bragg Herndon of Savannah; two stepchildren, Dillon and Allison; step granddaughter, Madison; ...

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 Nell Portwood Izzo AUG 26, 1934 - JAN 10, 2023

 Nell Portwood Izzo

Nell Portwood Izzo, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross, GA. Nell was born August 26, 1934, in Wadley, Georgia, to the late Mattie Green Portwood and Lawrence Elmo Portwood. The family moved to Savannah in 1941. Nell attended local schools and graduated from Commercial High School in 1952. Nell immediately went to work at the Central of Georgia Railroad Hospital, working there until the hospital closed in 1963. Nell went to work at Savannah Foods and Industries on January 2, 1964 and retired from there in a 1998 as Stockholder Relations Man ...

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Mildred French Wallace NOV 16, 1923 - JAN 10, 2023

Mildred French Wallace

Mildred French Wallace 99, died peacefully on January 10, 2023 at Buckingham South in Savannah. Mildred was born on November 16th, 1923 in Jacksonville, Florida to Mildred and Theodore French. As a young lady working on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC as a French interpreter, Mildred met and married Lester Hull Wallace. They were married for 71 years until his passing in 2012. Because of her love for children, Mildred  founded Busy Bee Nursery School in Arlington in the early 1950’s. Later, she bought property in Alexandria, VA and founded Suburban School, where she was admin ...

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Judith Parker "Betty" Lewis - JAN 09, 2023

Judith Parker

Judith Parker "Betty"  Lewis, 75, died peacefully, Monday, January 9, 2023 with her sister by her side.  She was born February 28, 1947 in Columbia, SC to the late Clarence B. Parker, Sr. and Judith Crowson Parker.  Betty was a graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy and Armstrong State College where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Education.  She retired from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Savannah after 30 years of service.  She also taught school at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School and math in Chatham County Schools.   She was a ...

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Carole L. Tutan - JAN 08, 2023

Carole L. Tutan

Carole Lamoreaux Tutan, 88, widow of the late George W. Tutan, Jr., died Sunday, January 8, 2023, at her home.  She was born in Schenectady, NY, and had been a resident of Savannah, GA since 1960.  Mrs. Tutan graduated from Paris American High School in 1952. She furthered her education at several places including Georgetown School of Foreign Service and Marjorie Webster Junior College. While there, because of her high academic standing, she was chosen to escort President Dwight D. Eisenhower at a White House Conference. She escorted the President to the stage and assisted with se ...

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Linda Pelli Harper AUG 02, 1944 - JAN 08, 2023

Linda Pelli Harper

Linda Pelli Harper born August 2, 1944, passed peacefully January 8, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in the Old Fort section of Savannah and the family later moved to Gohler Avenue when her father built their family home. Linda attended St. James School, St. Vincent’s Academy, Armstrong State College finishing with a Bachelors degree in early childhood development,  and later Georgia Southern University completing her Masters and 6 year certificate. She positively shaped many young lives and was selected as Savannah- Chatham ...

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Ernest E Turner NOV 29, 1929 - JAN 07, 2023

Ernest E Turner

Ernest E Turner, 93, passed away January 7, 2023, at his home in Savannah, GA.  Ernest was born on November 29, 1929, to Exfer Turner and Rozzie Syloma Hodges Turner.  He was a June, 1948 graduate of Savannah High School and he enlisted in the United States Navy in 1950 and served as an aviation mechanic in Helicopter Unit One and was stationed aboard the USS Manchester.  Ernest was Honorably discharged from the US Navy in July 1954.  After his discharge from the Navy, Ernest worked for Savannah Electric and Power Company and later for Air Liquide America, from ...

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Sheila S. Noone - JAN 07, 2023

Sheila S. Noone

Sheila S Noone, 75 of Tybee Island GA passed away on January 7,2023 after a long courageous battle against multiple illnesses. Sheila lived a large part of her life in Atlanta GA where she was employed by Red Lobster before moving to Tybee Island. She settled in Tybee Island 38 years ago. She was employed by the Shrimp Factory until her retirement in 2007. Sheila was a shining light in this world. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed dancing, gardening, reading and taking care of animals. Sheila never failed to find happiness and positivity. She always made her friends and family fe ...

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Freddie Bruce Arnsdorff - JAN 07, 2023

Freddie Bruce Arnsdorff

Freddie Bruce Arnsdorff, 79 died peacefully at home on Saturday, January 7, 2023. The lifelong resident of Savannah was the eldest son of the late Loyce and Evelyn Arnsdorff. After graduating from Savannah High School in 1961, Bruce started his career at the telephone company and enlisted in the GA Army National Guard. Bruce married his high school sweetheart, Nancy Peavy in 1965. They spent 55 years happily married and enjoyed a beautiful life together. Not only was Bruce a devoted husband, but he was also an incredible father to their four children, Scott, Hank, Becky, and Andy. Bruce ...

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Louis G. Ambos, II JUL 31, 1939 - JAN 07, 2023

Louis G. Ambos, II

Louis Getz Ambos II, 83, ( Papa Lou) died Saturday January 7, 2023 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his loving wife, family and Labrador retrievers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry F. Ambos, Sr., and Lena Semken Ambos; brother, Henry F. Ambos, Jr.; sister, Lillie Ambos Johnson, son, Louis G. Ambos III ( Dewey); step-mother, Mildred C. Ambos. Born July 31,1939 in Savannah, Georgia he graduated from Savannah High School and attended Georgia Southwestern College. He served in the Georgia Air National Guard. A leader in the seafood industry ...

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Nancy Bannerman Sievers - JAN 06, 2023

Nancy Bannerman Sievers

Nancy Bannerman Sievers died peacefully at home on January 6, 2023. Nancy was born in Panama City, Florida March 16, 1936, to Charles and Pearl Bannerman.  Her family moved to Savannah when she was a child.  She was a 1953 graduate of Savannah High School.  In 1962, she married her husband of 60 years, Michael Sievers and raised two daughters.  She was a communicant of St. Peter the Apostle Church on Wilmington Island.  Above all things Nancy loved her family. In addition to her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Michael, and her brother, Bill Bannerm ...

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John August Gammert - JAN 06, 2023

John August Gammert

John August Gammert, 77, died Friday, January 6, 2023 in Waverly Hall, GA. Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 in Greenwich Cemetery. ...

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James ( Jim) W. Smart AUG 21, 1950 - JAN 05, 2023

James ( Jim) W. Smart

                                                                                 James (Jim) W. Smart   Jim passed away peacefully on January 5, 2023 in the company of his loving wife, Jan, and his dear friends while at Hospice of Savannah. Born to Shirley and Oliver Smart in 1950 in Cleveland, Jim only acknowledged being from The Ohio State University. (Go Bucks!) He is also ...

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Helen Fair Andrew MAY 04, 1947 - JAN 05, 2023

Helen Fair Andrew

Helen Fair Andrew, Savannah, GA - 1947-2022.  Helen died at the age of 75 on January 5, 2023 in Savannah, Georgia - surrounded by her dear family and loved ones. Helen was born on May 14th, 1947 to Benjamin Warren Fair and Dorothy Fair in Jacksonville, Florida.  She attended Robert E. Lee (now Riverside) High School at the same time as the Van Zant brothers of the band Lynyrd Skynyrd.  She later worked for Prudential Insurance Company in Jacksonville, relocating to Orange Park, Florida to work with the MONY Life Insurance Company.  During this time Helen’s ...

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C. Lee Butler SEP 03, 1926 - JAN 05, 2023

C. Lee Butler

C. Lee Butler of Savannah died at home on January 5, 2023. Lee was born in Chicago in 1926, the son of Clifford Leroy Butler and Ethel Williams Butler. He graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka, IL in 1944. Five days after his 18th birthday, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served on the Italian front in World War II. After two years of service, he was discharged as a sergeant. Following the war, he studied for a year and a half at the University of Lausanne. He completed a bachelor’s degree at Duke University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended Northweste ...

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Lucille Dulohery Behr JUN 23, 1940 - JAN 05, 2023

Lucille Dulohery Behr

Lucille “Lucy” Marie Dulohery Behr of Savannah, GA, died peacefully January 5, 2023, at the age of 82.  Lucy was born June 23, 1940, to Cornelius Jerome and Mary Clare Dulohery.  She lived her entire life in the beautiful city of Savannah, GA, where she graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic School, St. Vincent’s Academy, and the nursing program at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was a member of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, founding member of the Daughters of Ireland Savannah, and an active member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church.  As a re ...

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Thurman Horace Howard AUG 23, 1938 - JAN 04, 2023

Thurman Horace Howard

On January 4, 2023, Thurman H. “Sonny” Howard passed away peacefully at the age of 84. He was born on August 23, 1938 in Savannah, GA to Marcus H. and Ernestine B. Howard. They raised two sons, Marcus Jr. and Sonny. During his career, he worked in several capacities for the Central of Georgia, Southern, and Norfolk Southern Railroads. He was a member of the Georgia National Guard. On August 23,1956 Sonny married the former Ann Lee Whitehurst and they raised 3 children. In 1969, while serving as Trainmaster in Lexington, KY, he was commissioned a “Kentucky Colonel” ...

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James Egleston Hungerpiller - JAN 03, 2023

James Egleston Hungerpiller

James Egleston Hungerpiller said goodbye to this world on January 3, 2023, and in his words, “slipped out the back and began his journey home.”  The following obituary was mostly put together by Jim years ago. Jim was born 3/14/1924, 4th child of the late Leland Segars Hungerpiller and John C Hungerpiller, in Kelleytown School district of Darlington County, S.C. He attended Hartsville, S.C. public schools, Clemson College from 1941 until 1943, and volunteered for flying school in the Army Air Corps just after Pearl Harbor, in December 1941. After training, Jim was ...

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Eleanor Marie Horan Petrick SEP 09, 1922 - JAN 03, 2023

Eleanor Marie Horan Petrick

Eleanor Marie Horan Petrick passed January 3, 2023, after she celebrated her 100th Birthday in September. She was born in Chicago, Ill on September 9, 1922 to Eugene and Josephine Vercillo. She was preceded in death by her late husbands, Robert (Bob) Frances Horan and Joseph Petrick, her brother Frank Vercillo and her son Robert Stephen Horan.Eleanor, Bob and their two sons moved to Savannah in 1967 then after Bob’s death she moved to Lake San Marcos, CA to be with her mother and brother. While in California she met her 2nd husband and they moved back to Ga in 2002.  S ...

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Amanda Leigh Ferneau - JAN 03, 2023

Amanda Leigh Ferneau

Born on April 24, 1983, in Covington, KY, Amanda moved down to Land O Lakes , FL when she was only 5 where she remained for most of her life. Amanda was a truly unique soul who had been around the Universe enough to know she was on her last tour. People were naturally drawn to her... a blessing and curse as she would say... and her heart genuinely wanted to help others in need. She was extremely in tune with nature and a very spiritual person. She didn't just believe in an afterlife, she KNEW there was one. She was an avid reader, cherished music, and loved books more than almost anyt ...

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Harry Hilton, Jr. FEB 11, 1943 - JAN 03, 2023

Harry Hilton, Jr.

Harry Meadows Hilton, Jr., passed away January 3, 2023 at Candler Hospital.  Harry was born in Vidalia, Georgia on Feb. 11,1943. He moved to Savannah, GA. at 11, where he lived the next 20 years, before spending the last 50 years in Midway, GA.  He was a Brick Mason by trade, later transitioning into the Superintendent role. He left his mark all over the City of Savannah with the Beautiful buildings he built. He worked for many great companies but spent his last working days with Carson Construction helping SCAD transform Downtown. Upon moving to Midway, he fell in love with a lit ...

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John Keith Latture - JAN 02, 2023

John Keith Latture

John Keith “Butch” Latture Sr.: a father, grandfather, and resident of Savannah, Georgia died surrounded by his family on January the second, 2023, at the age of seventy-five. Butch is survived by his wife, Mary Jennette “Jeannie” Latture; his daughter Terrance Latture and her son Carson Schlem; his son John Keith Jr. Latture and his children Evan and Olivia; his oldest brother, Charles Latture and his wife Becky; his brother James Latture and his wife Judy; his younger brother Tony Latture and his wife Debbie; his brother Mike Latture and his wife Konnie; as well as ...

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Marilyn Frances Mazzanti Wheeler APR 29, 1944 - JAN 02, 2023

Marilyn Frances  Mazzanti Wheeler

Marilyn Frances Mazzanti Wheeler age 78 of Springfield, Ga left this world with grace and dignity to be with her Heavenly Father on January 1, 2023 after a very brief Illness. Mrs. Wheeler was born in Harnett County, N.C.  on April 29, 1944 to the late Rudolph Francis Mazzanti and Myrtle Alma Brown Mazzanti. Mrs. Wheeler was a homemaker, avid gardener, animal lover,  cook and baker. Her love for birds, blooms and bugs was what she enjoyed but her family was her prized possession.  The leaves behind her  devoted caretaker and beloved daughter Ann Marie Bell of Sprin ...

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Gladys Estevez Diaz - JAN 01, 2023

Gladys Estevez Diaz

Gladys Estevez Diaz, 95, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2023 at Buckingham South.  She was born December 9, 1927 in Havana, Cuba.  Mrs. Diaz attended the University of Havana where she met her husband, Amado Diaz.  She worked alongside Amado in his architecture business.  She was a communicant of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, and also volunteered at her children’s schools, Blessed Sacrament, Benedictine, and St. Vincent’s.  Mrs. Diaz was proud of her Cuban heritage and held many events to celebrate her Cuban traditions.  She was dedicated to her ...

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Jacob Aaron Parrott MAR 25, 1990 - JAN 01, 2023

Jacob Aaron Parrott

Jacob Parrot, 32, died Sunday, January 1, 2023 at home. Jacob was a native and longtime resident of Conyers, GA before moving to Wilmington Island five years ago. He was a graduate of Heritage High School in Conyers.  Since moving to Savannah, Jacob worked as a bartender at several restaurants on Tybee Island. Jacob was preceded in death by his father, James Parrott. He leaves behind his mother, Nancy Lynn Parrott of Savannah; brother, Michael Parrott (Gretchen) of New York; nieces and nephews, Jonah, Emmie, Theo and Phoebe; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends that wi ...

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Robert (Bob) August Bebon DEC 01, 1956 - JAN 01, 2023

Robert (Bob) August Bebon

Robert August Bebon (Bob), 66, of Tybee Island, GA, entered into peaceful rest on Sunday, January 1, 2023. Bob was born December 1, 1956 in Bridgeport, CT. Bob is survived and missed by his loving children. Heather Chappa and her husband, Michael, of Newtown, CT, and Nicholas Bebon and his wife, Alysha, of Ansonia, CT. Bob is also survived by his six grandchildren, who he adored more than anything, Jack, Emma, Sam, Austen, Jase and Evelyn. He is further survived by his siblings, Laura Razowski, Arthur Bebon, Donna Kostenko and Audra Correll, as well as his sister-in-law, Pamela Bebon and sever ...

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Donald Paul Homar AUG 15, 1939 - DEC 31, 2022

Donald Paul Homar

Donald (affectionately known as “Don” or “Donnie”) Paul Homar, 83, died peacefully in his home on Saturday, December 31, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. Don was born on August 15, 1939 in Winchester, Virginia to Orville Temple and Laura Virginia Ashley Homar. A proud graduate of Handley High School, Don went on to Campbell College. He returned to Winchester to start what would become his lifelong career in food sales working for Whitehouse Apple Sauce, Washington Beef, Rose Packing and then co-founding Global Military Marketing Agency to serve the U.S. Commissaries. Don w ...

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Mike Stroud AUG 22, 1946 - DEC 30, 2022

Mike Stroud

Joel Michael Stroud (Mike) passed away peacefully on Friday December 30, 2022 in his home on Wilmington Island. He was born in Rome, Georgia, August 22,1946 to the late James Luther Stroud and to the late Flora Norman Stroud. In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his brothers Jimmy Van Stroud, William Norman Stroud, his sister Camilla Anne Masdon, and sister-in-law Judy Bass Stroud. Mike is survived by his wife Marsha Innecken Stroud, his sons Mark Innecken Stroud and his wife, Monica Nelson Stroud, Matthew Innecken Stroud and his wife Stephanie Scott Stroud; his brot ...

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Betty Jane Kendrick Eady - DEC 29, 2022

Betty Jane Kendrick Eady

Betty Jane Kendrick Eady, 93, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2022.  She was born in Center Hill, Florida to the late Gary and Essie Newsome Kendrick.  Mrs. Eady was a member of Cresthill Baptist Church.  Her Christian faith was very important to her. She enjoyed singing in the choir with her beautiful alto voice. She took pride in being a homemaker and will be remembered for her excellent southern cooking.   In addition to her parents, Mrs. Eady was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Thomas Eady, and her son, Edwin Randolph Eady.   Survivin ...

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Elizabeth Elaine Williams AUG 13, 1963 - DEC 28, 2022

Elizabeth Elaine Williams

Elizabeth Elaine Williams, known to family and friends as Liz or Lainey was born August 12, 1963 to the late William David Moore, Sr. and Meardeen Webb in Jacksonville, FL. Liz passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was raised in Valdosta, GA before relocating to Savannah in 1995. It was in Valdosta that Liz married the love of her life, Michael T. Williams, Sr., in 1980.  Liz and Michael went on to have three children, Angel, Michael, Jr., and Jasmine.  Liz was the sweetest, gentle-hearted, and kindest person you ...

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Melissa Lynn Whiddon - DEC 27, 2022

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Curtis P. Ireland, Lt. Col., USAF, Ret. DEC 18, 1929 - DEC 27, 2022

Curtis P. Ireland, Lt. Col., USAF, Ret.

Curtis Parker Ireland passed away on December 27, 2022, at Oak Leaf Manor, following several months of declining health. Born December 18, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia, he moved to Savannah when he was 6 years old. He started school at Waters Avenue Elementary and graduated from Savannah High School in 1948. He received a B.S. degree from Clemson University in 1953, along with a 2nd Lt. commission in the US Air Force. He started his active-duty Air Force career in November of 1953 and served for 21 years, including two tours of duty in Vietnam, retiring in 1974 as a Lt. Colonel. He flew 15 ...

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Betty Herrmann Bacon AUG 23, 1931 - DEC 26, 2022

Betty Herrmann Bacon

Betty Herrmann Bacon, age 91, died December 26, 2022.  A native and life-long resident of Savannah, she was a personal care assistant and companion for Pearl Neighbors.  She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Rufus Lester “Russ” Bacon, III and Barbara Bacon; granddaughters, Kristenia Livingston (Jonathan) and Erika Thornton (Trey); and great grandchildren, Matthew Livingston, Cameron Livingston, and Wilder Thornton. A private committal service will take place at a later date in Bonaventure Cemetery. ...

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Robert (Bob) Louis Lestina SEP 20, 1941 - DEC 26, 2022

Robert (Bob) Louis Lestina

Robert (Bob) Louis Lestina, Jr., an 18-year resident of Savannah, GA, passed away on December 26, 2022 after a courageous and lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born to the late Berneta and Robert Louis Lestina, Sr., in Chicago, IL. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Carol Weiss Lestina; children Lisa (Peter Blais) Lestina of Cincinnati, OH, Mark (Kirsten) Lestina of Northfield, IL, and Laurel (Eric) Schumm of Western Springs, IL; grandchildren Maia Czarnecki, Cade Czarnecki, Max Lestina, Claire Lestina, Brendan Schumm, Ryan Schumm, and Julia Schumm; sisters Bonnie ( ...

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Ann Mooty Davidson NOV 26, 1930 - DEC 26, 2022

Ann Mooty Davidson

Ann Elizabeth Mooty Davidson died December 26, 2022, after a brief illness. She was born November 26, 1930 in Birmingham, AL. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanford Sterrett Davidson, her parents, Robert Ward and Minnie Armstrong Mooty, and sister, Jane Mooty Timberlake. She attended Graymont Grammar School beginning first grade in January 1937, skipping half of Grade 1 and half of Grade 4. She graduated from Phillips High School, voted most likely to succeed. She received a History degree from Birmingham Southern College and was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She later ea ...

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Betty Kipp - DEC 26, 2022

Betty Kipp

Betty Kipp, a longtime resident of The Landings on Skidaway Island who was known for her quick wit, died on December 26 in Savannah with her family by her side, following complications from a fall.  She was 84. Mrs. Kipp was born in Michigan and raised in Birmingham, a suburb of Detroit, where she graduated from Birmingham High School. She received her BA in sociology and was president of her class at Western College for Women, which is now part of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After meeting in high school, Betty married Donald Kipp in 1960 and lived in Birmingham and Glenview, ...

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Glen Morton Watrous OCT 08, 1932 - DEC 25, 2022

Glen Morton Watrous

Glen Watrous, 90 of Savannah, GA, died Sunday, December 25, 2022.  He was born October 8, 1932, in Ledyard, Connecticut. son of the late Elisha and Jennie Watrous. Glen is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruth Watrous, daughters; Denise Harris, Brenda (Richard), sister, Irene Schultz.  He had four grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. In addtion to his parents Glen is preceded in death by his bothers, Harold Watrous, Richmond Watrous and Edward Watrous, and a sister, Louise Crouch. A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00, Tuesday, Janu ...

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Monica Rodriguez JUL 28, 1961 - DEC 25, 2022

Monica Rodriguez

Mrs. Monica Rodriguez, 61, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2022, Jessup, Georgia. She was born July 28, 1961, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, daughter of the late, Johnny N. Reese and Sue Bradley Miller. Mrs. Rodriguez was worked for Charger Academy in Jacksonville. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Tiffany Burrows and Walter Armstrong, grandson, Malcolm Armstrong, seven brothers and sisters, and several nieces and nephews.   She was a beautiful soul who would light up any room with her smile and vibrant energy. She was a caring and loving per ...

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Sr. Clare De Ste Jean Baptiste, L.S.P. JUL 03, 1940 - DEC 24, 2022

Sr. Clare De Ste Jean Baptiste, L.S.P.

SR. CLARE DE STE. JEAN BAPTISTE, LSP (MARY THERESA MCDONOUGH)   Sr. Clare de Ste. Jean Baptiste (Mary Theresa McDonough) died peacefully on December 24, 2022, in Mobile, Alabama, surrounded by her religious community, The Little Sisters of the Poor, as they sang the Salve Regina. Theresa was born in Savannah, Georgia, July 3, 1940, to Clara Doyle McDonough and Joseph Michael McDonough.  She attended Sacred Heart Parochial School and Saint Vincent’s Academy. A member of the SVA Class of 1958, she was part of the Legion of Mary, the SVA Basketball team, and Glee Club, to ...

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Donna Fay Hill MAY 13, 1953 - DEC 24, 2022

Donna Fay Hill

Ms. Donna Fay Hill, age 69, died December 24, 2022 at her residence under the care of her family and Affinis Hospice.  Born in Puerto Rico, while her father was stationed there in the military, she was a long-time resident of the Savannah and Statesboro area. She had a Masters degree in nursing, and worked at various facilities before retiring from the State of Georgia.  Surviving are her mother, Lillian Hill; brothers, Phillip Jesse Hill, George Alan Hill, and Roger Mason; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. A graveside service and burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on&n ...

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Jean Adoria Trego JAN 28, 1927 - DEC 24, 2022

Jean Adoria Trego

Jean Adoria Trego passed into the ages on December 24, 2022 in Savannah, GA. Jean was born in New Kenstington, PA on January 28, 1927. She was the oldest child of the late Ernest Eugene and Laura Geneva Young Beck. Jean grew up in Cabot, PA graduating as Valedictorian in her 1945 high school class. She married Ralph G. Seymour in 1950 and moved to Akron, OH where she raised her family. Following Ralph’s death in 1977, Jean married R. Dean Trego in 1978 residing in both Stow and Carrollton, OH. Summers were spent in Elk Lake Ontario. Upon Dean’s passing in 1999, Jean relocated ...

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Elinor Ludlam Carter SEP 30, 1941 - DEC 23, 2022

Elinor Ludlam Carter

Elinor Ludlam Carter, age 81, died at home in Savannah, GA on Friday, December 23, 2022 after a long fight with cancer. Elinor grew up in Brooklet surrounded by pecan trees.  She was married to her husband, Edward Carter, for 33 years and raised their two children James Edward Carter and Joseph Eric Carter in Savannah. Elinor was the perfect example of living her life to the fullest and her quote through out the man years was “if there is a will, there is a way to do it.” Elinor is survived by her son, James Edward Carter, and his wife, Darlene Carter, her second son, ...

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Charles Benjamin Bailey, Jr. DEC 20, 1944 - DEC 23, 2022

Charles Benjamin Bailey, Jr.

Charles B. Bailey, Jr., died peacefully on December 23, 2022, after a long illness, just two days after his 78th birthday. He is predeceased by his beloved parents, Charles, Sr and Lois. Charles is survived by his son, Bryan (wife Katy), sisters Carolyn, Charlotte, and Mille, and brother, Andy, as well as his nieces, nephews and a whole host of Bailey cousins. There are not enough words to describe how much Charles meant to his family. For those of you that knew him, you are probably a little better off having known him. His generosity never stopped, and he always helped those around him ...

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Terry Tyrone Barry, Sr. - DEC 23, 2022

Terry Tyrone Barry, Sr.

Terry Tyrone Barry, Sr., 80, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2022 at his home in Bluffton, SC.  He was born August 12, 1942 in Savannah, GA to the late Harvey Ellis Barry and Evie Dasher Barry.  Terry was the Post Master for Hilton Head Island, SC, and owned and operated a H&R Block franchise.  He loved his work and was known to be a math genius.  Terry also was the Music Director for Riverside Baptist Church, and Silk Hope Baptist Church.  He was an accomplished pianist.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Harvey Ellis ...

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Jack Steven Sandberg - DEC 22, 2022

Jack Steven Sandberg

Jack Steven Sandberg, 62, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2022.  He was born May 28, 1960 in Atlanta, GA to the late Leroy and Edna Sandberg.  Jack was employed by Stingray’s and Arby’s.  Jack had a love for Rock n Roll music and you would often find him singing and playing his guitar.  His happy place was sitting in the sunshine on the beach on Tybee Island.  He also loved watching his local sports teams, the Atlanta Falcons and Georgia Bulldogs.  Most importantly, Jack loved the Lord and he always knew where home was.  His favorite verse w ...

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Allen Paul Jones DEC 19, 1942 - DEC 22, 2022

Allen Paul Jones

Allen Jones, 80, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2022, after several months of declining health.  Allen was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1942 to Sam and Carol Jones.  He received his undergraduate degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his M.B.A. from Georgia State University.  He worked for BellSouth for thirty years in Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama, where he rose through the ranks to senior management.  Allen was active for many years with the Sertoma Club in both Birmingham, Alabama and Savannah, Georgia.  Since 2002 he had been an active member, ...

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Denise James Lanier NOV 18, 1932 - DEC 22, 2022

Denise James Lanier

Denise James Lanier, 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 22, 2022 at Memorial Medical Hospital with her family by her side. Denise, affectionately known as Neesie, was born on November 18, 1932 in Savannah, Georgia to Joseph Quinlon James and Louisa Brown James. She was the second born of three children. She was classically trained in piano and voice by her mother who was a classical pianist. As a young girl, she sang on a weekly radio show. Denise was a beautiful and talented young lady and was crowned Miss Savannah during her teenage years. She was a graduate of Savannah High Sc ...

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Tommie Bevill - DEC 22, 2022

Tommie Bevill

Tommie Bess Newton Bevill, 90, passed away on December 22, 2022 in Lexington.  Mrs. Bevill was born in Augusta, Georgia on December 13, 1932 to the late Thomas and Gussie Hodges Newton and grew up in Hilltonia, Georgia.  She was a Teacher with Nativity Catholic School and was a member of Southside Baptist in Savannah, Georgia. She is survived by her daughter, Vickie (Billy) Childers, Versailles; son, Allen Bevill, GA; grandchildren, Michael (Emily) Childers, Wesley (Sarah) Childers, Jennifer (Tony) Lucido, Brittany Bevill, Jamie Bevill, Bess Warren and numerous great grandchildren ...

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Kenneth Morgan Deckman, Jr. - DEC 21, 2022

Kenneth Morgan Deckman, Jr.

Kenneth Morgan Deckman, Jr. passed away December 21, 2022 at Memorial Health.  Arrangements are incomplete.    ...

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Richard H. Vermilyea - DEC 20, 2022

Richard H. Vermilyea

Richard “Dick” Hubert Vermilyea, 89, passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia, on December 20, 2022. He was surrounded by his beloved wife, Nancy, and children. Dick was born on May 9, 1933, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Earl John, Jr. and Florence (Colclough) Vermilyea. He spent his early childhood in Massachusetts before moving to New York where he excelled in cross country, track, geometry, and marksmanship. Dick was very proud to have been invited to run in the National Track Championship at Madison Square Gardens. He spent many summers visiting with his ...

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James Edward Utsey - DEC 19, 2022

James Edward Utsey

It is with great sadness that the family of James Edward Utsey, announce his death on Monday, December 19th, 2022. Jim was born July 31,1931 in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He attended Bradley County schools and the University of Chattanooga. He served in Korea with the 2nd Reconnaissance 2nd division as a platoon leader and tank commander.  Service awards he received were the Korean Service Medal with five battle stars, Presidential Unit Citation, Distinguished Unit Citation, Purple Heart with two clusters, Parachutist Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Combat Medical Badge, and the Good ...

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Albert William (Buddy) Blackston - DEC 18, 2022

Albert William (Buddy) Blackston

Albert William "Buddy" Blackston, 82 passed away unexpectedly after a short illness. A life long resident of Savannah, Buddy grew up in the Montgomery area where he spent his childhood exploring the salt marsh and rivers surrounding the Moon River. “Captain Buddy” made his living as a commercial fisherman shrimping along the waters of the eastern coast which ranged from the South Carolina low country down to Key West, Florida. He was a founding member and investor in The Bryan County Fisherman's Co-op. During the off season, Buddy worked as a pipefitter and welder ...

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Harold W. Bulman JUL 09, 1935 - DEC 17, 2022

Harold W. Bulman

Harold W. Bulman was born on July 9th, 1935 to Annette Hamblin and Christopher Geoffrey Bulman in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Although his mother was born in Buenos Aires and his father in Barcelona, both parents, and Harold, always considered themselves British and were part of the large Anglo community in Buenos Aires.  Harold attended bilingual education elementary schools, followed by an all-Spanish high school, playing cricket in local leagues with his older brothers Maurice and Derek.  Harold graduated from the University of Buenos Aires in 1958, with a degree ...

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William V. "Billy" Hadsell - DEC 16, 2022

William V.

William V. “Billy” Hadsell, 73, of Lawrenceville Ga, passed away at his home Friday December 16, 2022.  He was predeceased by his parents, William V. Hadsell, Jr. and Ann Hadsell, and his stepmother Betty Hadsell.  He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Peggy Hadsell, his son Jim (Shy) and their children Xekan, 12, and Nyx, 4, and his youngest son, Ian. He is also survived by 8 siblings. A sister Nancy Hadsell of Austin Tx.  Diane (Frank) Spicer of Tampa, Fla. Laura (Kelly) Gordon of Savannah, Ga. A brother, Michael Hadsell of Portand OR. And a sister Carol (Bud) ...

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Andrea Leigh Warth AUG 04, 1971 - DEC 16, 2022

Andrea Leigh Warth

At dawn on December 16th, 2022, the skies parted for Andrea Leigh Warth to be received into the comforting arms of our Lord in Heaven. Born in Savannah Georgia on August 4th, 1971 to Fredrick Emil Warth d.1990 and Barbara Ann Tankersley Warth d. 2021, Andrea lived a life of love and dedication to her children, friends and family. Andrea is survived by her three children: Andrew Tyler Brown, Chelsea Marie Beckworth and Emily Grace Herman, her three brothers: Eric Stephen, Brian Keith and Kevin Vincent Warth, and her only uncle, Ernest Steven Tankersley. At Andrea’s passing there are c ...

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Thomas Lawrence (Larry) Dillon, Jr. NOV 29, 1949 - DEC 15, 2022

Thomas Lawrence (Larry) Dillon, Jr.

Larry was born in Savannah on November 29, 1949 to Jerry and Larry Sr. He spent his early years in downtown Savannah where he attended Cathedral Day School. He spoke fondly of the many memories of his grandmother, G.G., walking him to school, playing in the nearby squares, and seeing Savannah change throughout the times. He attended high school at H. V. Jenkins and went on to attend college at Armstrong Atlantic State University where he met his wife, Jan. They married in 1970 in the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and spent the following 52 years building their lives together with their ...

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William Edward McGonigal (Bill) AUG 20, 1939 - DEC 13, 2022

William Edward McGonigal (Bill)

William Edward McGonigal (Bill), scientist, husband, father and grandfather, passed away in his home in Savannah, Georgia on December 13, 2022. He died peacefully in the company of his wife and beloved caregiver. Juanita Young. Bill was born August 20, 1939, in Atlanta, Georgia and was adopted at birth by his proud and loving parents, William McGonigal Sr. and Gladys Smith McGonigal. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Sara Bowers McGonigal. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Rebecca McGonigal; son, William E. McGonigal Jr.; daughter-in-law, Dorinda Mc ...

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George E. Archer, Jr. MAY 07, 1940 - DEC 12, 2022

George E. Archer, Jr.

George was born in Augusta, Georgia, on May 7, 1940.  He died at home in Savannah on December 12, 2022, of complications from Parkinson’s Disease. He graduated from Myers Park High School, Charlotte, NC, in the class of 1958. George graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT, in the class of 1962. In the Coast Guard, he was stationed in Galveston, TX, where he met Karen Wright, and they married on September 28, 1963.  Next, he was stationed at French Frigate Shoals in the Pacific Ocean on isolated duty, where he enjoyed being the commanding of ...

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Barbara Leonard Walsh FEB 03, 1941 - DEC 12, 2022

Barbara Leonard Walsh

Barbara Leonard Walsh, 81 passed away at Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 12, 2022, after a short illness. The former Barbara Ann Leonard was born in Columbus, Georgia on February 3, 1941, and an attended Sacred Heart All-Girls Catholic Boarding School in Alabama.  She attended Sacred Heart College and Columbus Junior College.  She took a position at Holy Family Catholic Church where she met the love of her life James “Coach/Jim” R. Walsh. In September of 1960, Jim and Barbara married and seven children quickly followed. She moved to Savannah when her husband b ...

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Bonnie Landford McNeal DEC 11, 1940 - DEC 12, 2022

Bonnie Landford McNeal

Bonnie Lanford McNeal was born on December 11, 1940, in Richmond, Virginia, to Douglas and Gertrude Lanford. She was the “middle child” of three girls. She graduated from Lancaster High school and attended James Madison University. Bonnie married Thomas McNeal on October 28, 1961. Tommy’s schooling and work took them to several different cities in Virginia before they moved to Texas in 1970, as a result of a job transfer. In 1990, they relocated to Savannah, Georgia. Bonnie was married to Tommy for 61 years and raised four wonderful children; very recently she lost her oldest ...

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Lawrence Wilson Rourke MAY 20, 1940 - DEC 12, 2022

Lawrence Wilson Rourke

Lawrence Wilson Rourke – Tybee Island - Larry Rourke, age 82, passed away in the arms of his loving wife on Monday, December 12, 2022, at Sunabella Memory Care in Savannah under the care of Hospice Savannah. Mr. Rourke was born in Charleston, South Carolina on May 20, 1940, to the late Elizabeth Albertha Droppert and Ervin Wilson Rourk. He grew up in North Charleston and graduated from Bishop England High School. He is preceded in death by his parents, C.E. Poole (stepfather), brothers Carl E. Poole, Jr. and Ernest Poole, nephew Lawrence P. Rourke. He is survived by Janet Rourke, his wif ...

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Harriet A. Kilbourne JUL 21, 1928 - DEC 11, 2022

Harriet A. Kilbourne

Harriet A. Kilbourne has gone to join the love of her life, Edward E. Kilbourne (Eddie), her husband of 57 years. Mrs. Kilbourne passed away under palliative care Sunday morning, December 11, 2022. Born July 21, 1928, the third child of immigrants Max and Geraldine Shainin, Harriet grew up in Bayside, New York, the daughter of a union plasterer and union clothing worker. From the age of 3, she studied classical piano and cared for her beloved dog, Tippy. In the recession of 1939, the family lost the spacious property where she’d grown up and serendipitously moved into an apartment nex ...

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Richard Edward Evans III AUG 05, 1941 - DEC 11, 2022

Richard Edward Evans III

Richard Edward Evans III died peacefully on December 11, 2022. A private service will be held by the family at a later date.  ...

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Lynne Leary DEC 12, 1965 - DEC 10, 2022

Lynne Leary

Lynne Janet Leary, 56, residing in Savannah, GA passed away in the care of Memorial Hospital on December 10, 2022.  Lynne, born on December 12, 1965 in England, grew up in New York and had spent the last eight years in Georgia.  She was a beloved employee of Memorial, was always smiling and well known for her kind and compassionate spirit. She is survived by her two children, Allison (Ryan) Kirsch and Michael Leary, both residing in New York, as well as a loving long-term partner, Mervin Buchanan, and his two sons Gary (Brittany) Buchanan and Aaron (Amber) Buchanan of Savannah Geo ...

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Barbara Jane Ludtke MAR 21, 1934 - DEC 10, 2022

Barbara Jane Ludtke

Barbara Jane “Bunny” Ludtke, 88, of Savannah, GA died peacefully at Harmony at Savannah with her granddaughter and grandson-in-law by her side on December 10, 2022. Born in Philadelphia, on March 21st, 1934, to the late Ann Feinberg (née Libshutz) and Leon Weinberg, Bunny graduated from Beaver College (now Arcadia University) on June 5, 1955. Shortly thereafter, on June 17, 1955 she married her first husband, Peter Pavitt.  They had one daughter, Patricia and remained in Philadelphia while he went to medical school and she taught elementary school. Following Peter ...

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Stefan Borysowicz DEC 03, 1949 - DEC 09, 2022

Stefan Borysowicz

Stefan passed away at St. Joseph's/Candler hospital in Savannah, on Friday, December 9. He was born in Bad Kreuznach, Germany in a post-World War II Polish refugee camp. As a toddler, he and his parents emigrated to the United States in 1951, eventually settling in Dallas, Texas in 1953. Stefan became a naturalized U.S. citizen shortly after his graduation from high school. He was a retired Army veteran, Bronze Star recipient, serving in both Vietnam and Desert Storm. After 20 years in the military, Stefan went back to college and completed his Bachelor's in Elementary Education (K- ...

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Carolyn Joyce Williams SEP 22, 1942 - DEC 09, 2022

Carolyn Joyce Williams

Joyce Williams, 80, passed away Friday, December 9, 2022 at her home.  The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on September 22, 1942, to the late William Odis and Rosa Amerson Whitcomb. Joyce was a longtime employee of the Waffle House.  Surviving are two daughters, Terrina, and Tonya; two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. A private graveside service is planned.   ...

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Roy R. Benedict - DEC 09, 2022

Roy R. Benedict

Roy R. Benedict, 66, passed away Friday, December 9, 2022 at Oceanside Nursing Home on Tybee Island.  No service is planned at this time.   ...

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Irwin Dell White MAR 25, 1937 - DEC 09, 2022

Irwin Dell White

Mr. Irwin Dell White, 85, of Savannah, passed away at his home Friday, December 9, 2022. He was born March 25, 1937, in Hotchkiss, Colorado, son of the late James E. White and Catherine Hodges White. Mr. White was a US Navy veteran of 22 years of service, and served in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judith Ann White; son, Brian White; stepdaughter, April White;  half-sisters, Willa Mae Shriver, and Joyce Franks; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a half-sister, Barbara Whitaker. Service will be private. ...

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Deborah Anne Henderson Hughes JUN 02, 1972 - DEC 09, 2022

Deborah Anne Henderson Hughes

Deborah Anne Henderson Hughes died December 9, 2022 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta after a lengthy illness. Debbie was born June 2, 1972 in Quito, Ecuador. She moved to Savannah in 1997 with her mother, brother, and sister after the death of their father. Debbie graduated from Savannah Country Day School and Rhodes College. She had a long and successful career as an insurance broker, specializing in Directors and Officers Liability. Debbie’s life was fulfilled by serving others – as a devoted mother to her four children, as PTA President at Hesse School, as a board member of ...

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Bobby Hines Johnson - DEC 07, 2022

Bobby Hines Johnson

Bobby Hines Johnson, 79, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2022 at his home in Savannah, GA. Bobby was born May 7, 1943 in Millen, GA.  His family moved to Savannah when he was a child, where he later graduated from Savannah High School.  At the age of 21, Bobby joined the U.S. Marine National Guard, where he served for 4 years.  It was his great sense of humor and quick wit that carried him through various sales positions throughout Savannah, and in life.  Bobby and his wife, Linda, enjoyed being outside at their home working in the yard and tending to their many b ...

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Stanley Ming Woo JUL 30, 1949 - DEC 06, 2022

Stanley Ming Woo

Stanley Ming Woo, 73, of Savannah, GA, died peacefully on December 6, 2022, at Hospice of Savannah.  Stan was born on July 30, 1949, to Harvey and Alma Garvin Woo in Savannah, GA. Stan graduated from Armstrong State College with a degree in Biology.  He worked at the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and as a research scientist at the USDA Agricultural Research Service’s Stored Product Insects Research and Development Laboratory, both in Savannah, GA. Stan continued his career as the Quality Control Manager for Carson Products of Savannah (L’Oréal) until his ...

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Lilina Yevstegneyeva - DEC 06, 2022

Lilina Yevstegneyeva

Lilina Yevstegneyeva, 86, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at Riverview Health and Rehab under the care of Hospice Savannah.  She was born December 5, 1936 in Uzbekistan to the late Vasiliy and Ludmila Yatzkevitch.  Lilina graduated from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Education.  She was an Elementary School Principal.  She loved being an educator, especially for children. Even though her early years were hard, she always had a smile for her family and the many children in her care.  She always put herself last while caring for her family and anyone els ...

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Thomas John Fisk - DEC 04, 2022

Thomas John Fisk

Thomas John Fisk, 67, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022 at home in Rincon, GA.  He was born February 19, 1955 to the late John and Helen Clay Fisk.  Thomas graduated from Mount Tabor High School in Winston Salem, NC.  As his family would say, “he was a Star Trek nut”.  He retired as a Sous Chef, and also was a Corian Specialist, and an Arc Welder in New Orleans, LA., where he worked on Navy ships.  He was an avid fisherman and loved riding motorcycles. Surviving are his daughter, Sara Fisk, his son, Benjamin J. Fisk, his sister, Lyn Fair, nephew, Mich ...

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Robert William Thiele, Jr. DEC 27, 1955 - DEC 04, 2022

Robert William Thiele, Jr.

Robert W. Thiele Jr., 66, passed peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, December 04, 2022, in the company of his favorite person, Robin, at their home away from home on Edisto Beach, South Carolina. He has now joined the people who have run ahead of him to The Father’s House. Robbie was born in Tomah, Wisconsin on December 27, 1955. He spent much of his childhood in Sandersville, Georgia graduating from Brentwood High School. He matriculated from Georgia Southern, Statesboro Georgia with his undergraduate degree in Political Science. He later attended Mercer where he acquired his Juris Do ...

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Ann Lillian Rowse OCT 19, 1938 - DEC 04, 2022

Ann Lillian Rowse

Ann Lilian Rowse passed away Sunday, December 4th, 2022. She was born as Ann Lilian Rice on October 19th, 1938 in Dulwich, London, England. The eldest of five, she grew up in London during World War II. In the late 1950s, she began working for the US Air Force and eventually relocated to New York City in 1963. She worked for Singer’s flagship store at Rockefeller Center until relocating to Savannah in 1970. Ann worked for many years in the office of The Pirate’s House. She married Lindsay Rowse in 1975. Ann and Lindsay retired to Ajijic, Mexico in 1989, where Ann liv ...

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Jon Richard Bentz JAN 25, 1961 - DEC 03, 2022

Jon Richard Bentz

Jon Richard Bentz, 61, a proud veteran of the United States Navy, passed away on Saturday December 3, 2022, in Savannah Georgia. Jon was born on January 25, 1961, in Scottdale Pennsylvania and attended South Moreland High School, graduating in 1978. At the age of 17, Jon enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving as a Corpsman for almost 10 years.  Jon valued his service highly and loved his country.  Jon was a man who liked to take it easy.  He didn’t see the need to make a big deal of anything that should be easy and straightforward.  He had a great sense of humor ...

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Eileen June Arnold AUG 02, 1942 - DEC 03, 2022

Eileen June Arnold

Eileen June Arnold, 80, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2022, in Savannah, Georgia, her home for almost 40 years.   Eileen was born on August 2, 1942, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Julia and John Kovey, the elder of their two children. She attended Cardinal Mooney High School and continued her education at Youngstown State University. While in high school, Eileen was an active member of Junior Achievement, serving as the secretary for her local chapter, where she met her future husband, Ron Arnold. Faith and family were always the core of Eileen’s life. She never missed an ...

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Ella Thelma Stevens AUG 02, 1925 - DEC 02, 2022

Ella Thelma Stevens

Ella Thelma Jenkins Stevens, 97, passed away on December 2, 2022. She was born August 2, 1925, to the late James Jenkins and Gertrude Zipper Jenkins. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Stevens Sr. Her children, Linda Stevens, Calvin Roy Stevens Jr. and Patricia (Brian) Dufour; brothers, Howard Jenkins, Raymond Jenkins, George Jenkins, Sidney Jenkins, and LeRoy Jenkins; sisters, Viola Sibilio and Mary Gallovitch. Ella is survived by a daughter-in-law, Joyce Stevens, three grandchildren; Melissa Byr ...

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Annie Myra Smith White MAY 16, 1932 - DEC 01, 2022

Annie Myra Smith White

Annie Myra Smith White, 90, passed away peacefully December 1, 2022, at her home in Savannah. She was born May 16, 1932, in rural, middle, Georgia to the late Robert and Etta Smith. She grew up on Tybee Island where her dad managed a general store. She married Jim White of Savannah on April 23, 1947, where they made their home until his passing in December 2008. She was a lovely lady and dedicated Christian who attended worship at Southside Church of Christ on Middle ground Road, where she taught children’s Bible class. She also managed the Medical Arts Motel located next to Memorial ...

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Gloria Wimberly Parker DEC 28, 1926 - DEC 01, 2022

Gloria Wimberly Parker

Gloria Wimberly Parker, 95, died Thursday, December 1, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was a native of Savannah, Georgia. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1945 and attended Armstrong State College, where she starred on the tennis team. She was crowned Mrs. Savannah. Gloria founded Tailor Made Draperies, Inc. with her husband Carlton and served as President of the company. She was a member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, the Fellowship Sunday School Class, and United Methodist Womens’ Merrymaker Circle. She was also a member of the Savannah Yacht ...

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Mary Whalen Gradick - DEC 01, 2022

Mary Whalen Gradick

Mary Whalen Gradick, 76, passed away, Thursday, December 1, 2022 at her home with her two sons by her side.  She was born November 26, 1946 in Savannah to the late James and Margie Cribbs Whalen.  Mary retired from Candler Hospital after more than 20 years of service.  She was a member of Wilmington Island United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Eugene Gradick. Mary is survived by her two sons, Christopher Gradick and Stephen Gradick, both of Savannah.  Also surviving are her brother, James Whalen, Jr. (Sue) ...

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Susan Marie "Van" Robbins AUG 05, 1956 - DEC 01, 2022

Susan Marie

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Susan “Van”  Robbins on Dec 1, 2022 after several years of illness.  Van was born in 1956 in Lewistown, PA.  Raised in Harrisburg, she graduated from Central Dauphin High School and then received a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Pennsylvania State University.  Van then moved south and earned a Master’s in Nursing from the University of South Carolina, majoring in mental health.  She held several jobs in the mental health field until she and her husband opened a clinic, Coun ...

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Denise Svetlik Portman JAN 29, 1923 - NOV 29, 2022

Denise Svetlik Portman

On November 29, 2022, we lost our mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Denise Svetlik Portman. She was only two months away from her 100th birthday. Denise was born on January 29, 1923 to Rudolf Svetlik and Clare Armstrong Svetlik in Istanbul, Turkey where her father was the Ambassador from the newly formed country of Czechoslovakia. So began her love of travel and learning other languages - ultimately six in all. She grew up in Prague, having first lived in Australia where she learned English. At the end of WWII, she met Captain Harry Portman, MD at a dance for Army officers. He ...

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David Bruce Anderson - NOV 28, 2022

David Bruce Anderson

Please click here to view the service via livestream. It link will be active at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2022 . David Bruce Anderson went home early for Christmas in the early morning hours of November 28, 2022. He passed peacefully in his sleep after many years of medical challenges. He was born in beautiful, downtown Burbank in sunny, Southern California on February 20, 1947 to World War II veteran Robert Bruce Anderson and the former Joyce Anne Snyder. He was the second of their four children. He grew up in Burbank, played football, participated in the DeMolays, and graduated f ...

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Richard D. Griner, Sr. - NOV 28, 2022

Richard D. Griner, Sr.

Richard Griner, Sr., 78, of Savannah, GA, closed his eyes peacefully and entered a new life, refreshed, renewed and in the presence of his heavenly father, on November 28, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Peggy Speir Griner, his son, Richard Griner, Jr., his granddaughter, Mackenzie Griner, sister-in-law, Barbara (Jan) Hargett, and his beloved dog, Charlie.  He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.  He is predeceased by his father, Joseph Griner, his mother, Manona Griner, brother, Calvin Griner, along with his best friend, mentor a ...

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Belinda Flanigan - NOV 28, 2022

Belinda Flanigan

The GodMother of Tybee, co-owner of The Original Crab Shack, Belinda Flanigan, died peacefully at age 65 on Monday, November 28th, surrounded by her loved ones. Belinda's love of life, fishing, Tybee, and her friends will never be forgotten.   Belinda was born in Long County, Georgia, the daughter of Treysermae and John Folker. She supported many local charities and was endlessly committed to giving back to her community. She had a special place in her heart for the families on Tybee Island and for keeping traditions alive. One of her passions was helping children on Tybee Island ...

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Irene (Emma) Doyle APR 07, 1927 - NOV 28, 2022

Irene (Emma) Doyle

Irene “Emma” Doyle, 95, passed away peacefully at Candler Hospital on Monday, November 28, 2022. She was surrounded by members of her loving family. Emma was born on April 7, 1927 in New York City, the third child of Evaristo and Engracia (Palomares) Flecha.    On June 23 of 1951, after a short engagement, Emma married her beloved husband Edward William “Bill” Doyle of Charlestown, Massachusetts. They were married in East Islip, NY.    Bill and Emma had four children; William Edward Doyle, Denise Doyle Burtyk, Patricia Doyle Olson and Kevin Ro ...

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John Thomas "Tom" Mullen JUL 03, 1934 - NOV 28, 2022

John Thomas

John Thomas “Tom” Mullen died peacefully in his sleep on November 28, 2022, after each member of the family had a chance to tell him how much they loved him.  Tom was born on July 3, 1934 in Burlington, Wisconsin, the son of Dr. Robert A. Mullen and Mary Hoffman Mullen, brother to Robert, Michael, Kathy, and Punky. Tom is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Mary, Michael, Tricia, Joye, and their families; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.  Tom loved sharing his time with his grandchildren, dispensing advice on “pick up chicks” to discussi ...

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Elizabeth McCafferty Oxnard JUL 17, 1951 - NOV 27, 2022

Elizabeth McCafferty Oxnard

Elizabeth McCafferty Oxnard, 71, died peacefully in the morning hours on Sunday, November 27, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Elizabeth was born in Mobile, AL to the late Dr. and Mrs. Emit Luther McCafferty, Jr. She attended Stratford College in Danville, VA before earning a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Alabama.  Elizabeth began her career at Colonial Sugar in Mobile.  She was recruited by Farr Man, a sugar trading company in New York where she was promoted to sugar trader.  While in New York, Elizabeth met and married, the late Ben Oxnard. In 1 ...

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Anita Lippitt Clay APR 23, 1922 - NOV 27, 2022

Anita Lippitt Clay

Anita Lippitt Clay was born April 23, 1922, in Scheveningen in the Netherlands to Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Walthour Lippitt. In 1928, the Lippitts moved to Savannah where Anita attended Pape School. She also studied at Ashley Hall in Charleston, SC, Rosemary Hall in Connecticut and earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in music from Sweet Briar College in Virginia. During World War II, Anita served proudly in the Army Air Corps as a corporal for two years. Returning to Savannah in 1946 when the war was over. Anita married LCDR Thomas Carolin Clay who was in the Navy. They lived many pl ...

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Rebecca Dugan Bostwick - NOV 27, 2022

Rebecca Dugan Bostwick

  Rebecca Dugan Bostwick, age 81, of Tybee Island, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2022. Becky was preceded in death by her parents, E. Linwood Butler and Helen Butler Smith, her first husband, Cotton, daughter, Sherry, and granddaughter, Christine. Becky is survived by her husband of 24 years, Donald, her children; Ricky (Beth), Terri (Steve), Danny (Frecia); seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a brother, Bill Butler. Becky’s Georgia family; Donnie (Rhonda), Jimmy (Lynn), Leslie (Jeffery), and Cone; six grandchildren, and se ...

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Mary Katherine Nichols SEP 12, 1989 - NOV 25, 2022

Mary  Katherine Nichols

Mary Katherine Nichols, 33, of Savannah, GA died Friday, November 25, 2022 at her home, surrounded by loved ones. Mary was born September 12, 1989 in Savannah, GA. Mary was a 2008 graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy. She earned her bachelor's degree in Sociology in 2012 from Mercer University in Macon, GA. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She was employed as a paralegal in the legal department of Gulfstream Aerospace. Mary loved hockey! Her favorite team was the Pittsburg Penguins and she traveled with her best friends to several destinations to watch her Penguins play. He ...

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Leonila Atamosa FEB 20, 1930 - NOV 25, 2022

Leonila Atamosa

Mrs. Leonila A. Atamosa, 92, of Savannah, GA, passed away Friday, November 25, 2022. She was born February 20, 1930, in the Philippines, daughter of the late Fidela Mulintapang, and preceded in death by her husband, Francisco G. Atamosa. Mrs. Atamosa was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. She was a volunteer Senior Companion at several Senior Companion centers in Savannah, GA over several years. Survivors include her daughters, Billie Devega, Flor Nesmith and Beth Schroeder of Savannah, GA, Leonora Wells of Show Low, Arizona, Angela Smith of New South Wales, Australia, ...

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Claudia Richard APR 20, 1963 - NOV 24, 2022

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Dulcie Virginia Franklin MAY 28, 1954 - NOV 23, 2022

Dulcie Virginia Franklin

Dulcie Virginia Franklin was born in India on May 28, 1954. She earned a Master’s degree in Physics and was an instructor of mathematics, physics, and electronic engineering. Dulcie was a dedicated and a loving wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and a devoted Christian. She was active in multiple church-related activities and volunteer services. She died of heart failure on November 23, 2022. She is survived by her husband Chandrasekaran (Chandra) Franklin of 44 years, son Andrew Franklin, daughter Nancy Rodgers, daughter-in-law Shelley Franklin, sonin-law Christopher Rodgers, ...

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Susan Ramsey Bragg - NOV 21, 2022

Susan Ramsey Bragg

Susan Ramsey Bragg, 73, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022 at her home in Savannah surrounded by her family.  She was born May 14, 1949, in Savannah to the late Madison and Jeanette Ramsey.  Susan graduated in 1967 from H.V. Jenkins High School, and from Tift College in 1971 with a bachelor’s degree in Social Services.  She retired after a 30-year career as Program Director for the Georgia Department of Human Resources.  Susan was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church for over 25 years, and a member of First Baptist Church of the Islands for 2 years.  During ...

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Lance D. Smith - NOV 21, 2022

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Wolfgang Wilhelm Ziegler, II OCT 09, 1991 - NOV 19, 2022

Wolfgang Wilhelm Ziegler, II

Wolfgang Wilhelm Ziegler, II, age 31, died November 19, 2022.  He is survived by his wife, Caitlin; parents, Wolfgang and Susanne Ziegler; and others.  A memorial visitation will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.  ...

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Julianne T. Woo - NOV 18, 2022

Julianne T. Woo

Julianne Tamosaitis Woo, 63, passed away Friday, November 18, 2022 at Memorial Health.  Julie was born July 22, 1959 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Algirdas and Ruth Jacobs Tamosaitis.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Danny Tamosaitis.  Surviving Julie are her daughter, Devin Woo of Savannah, GA, son, Richard “Mac” Woo of Buford, GA, sisters, Terri Kennedy, and Rachel Malone, her companion, Daylon Barnard, and her dog, Rosie. Throughout her life, she was a fun-loving woman who loved traveling and being outdoors. Growing up in a military family, Julie quickl ...

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Dr. Sundersham Bhimbra - NOV 17, 2022

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Thomas Michael Arpin - NOV 17, 2022

Thomas Michael Arpin

Thomas Michael Arpin, 41, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at his home in Savannah, Ga.  Tommy had a passion for life and was admired by many. He loved the water, sunsets and his family. Everyone who had met him has a story or a memory to where he had made them feel special. He was born April 3, 1981 in Savannah to the late Donald G. Arpin and Carole A. (Silvia) Arpin.  He was a real estate investor; owning Arpin Enterprises and Arpin Properties with his twin brother. He was of the Catholic faith, attending Nativity/St. Peter’s as a child. He was a gra ...

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Sharon (Sherrie) Davis Tumlin MAY 07, 1944 - NOV 16, 2022

Sharon (Sherrie) Davis Tumlin

Sharon (Sherrie) Davis Tumlin, 78, died Wednesday morning, November 16, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital with her loving family by her side. Sharon was born in Savannah, GA on May 7, 1944 to the late Charles and Geraldine Davis. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English. Sharon later earned her master’s degree in education from Georgia Southern University. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpa Sorority, Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Kappa Phi. She was an English teacher and media specialist, working in San Antonio, TX, Fairbanks, AK ...

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Susan Thrash MAR 14, 1946 - NOV 16, 2022

Susan Thrash

Susan Gillenwater Thrash, 76, of Wilmington Island, passed away unexpectedly November 14. Born in Saltville, Virginia, on March 14, 1946 to Mack and Bernice Gillenwater, she grew up in Marion and Bristol, VA, graduating from Virginia High School and later Virginia Intermont College, with a degree in art. She married Leland “Slick” Thrash in 1966 and shortly thereafter they moved to Savannah. Susan became well known in the community through jobs at Armstrong State College and Robinson-Humphrey, and she was a member of the Savannah Jaycettes. She and Slick were active in social ...

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Rebecca (Sandy) Leila Tapley - NOV 12, 2022

Rebecca (Sandy) Leila Tapley

Rebecca (Sandy) Leila Tapley died November 12, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  Rebecca was born in Tattnall County on June 10, 1944.  She lived most of her life in Savannah, GA where she attended public schools and college.  She was a retired nurse after working many years in local assisted living communities and hospitals.  She was a Christian and Baptist by faith.  Her greatest joy here on earth was her family. Rebecca was preceded in death by her husband, Doy Tapley, an infant daughter, Angela Kim, her parents, Alford and Rosalyn Zorn Driggers and a sister, Joyce Maid ...

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Jane Fortson Strickland DEC 12, 1930 - NOV 11, 2022

Jane Fortson Strickland

Mrs. Jane Fortson Strickland, 91, of Royston, GA passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022, at the Brown Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Strickland was born in Elberton, GA on December 12, 1930, daughter of the late Everett R. Fortson and the late Louise Vaughn Fortson. She was a secretary having worked at Adult Highschool-GED Testing Center and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, GA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Vernon Strickland; and all of her brothers and sisters. Survivors include her sons, George Everett ...

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Annie Wise O'Neal - NOV 11, 2022

Annie Wise O'Neal

Annie Pauline Wise O’Neal, 73, passed away Friday, November 11, 2022 at Azalealand Nursing Home.  She was born February 16, 1949 in Savannah and was of the Baptist faith.  Mrs. O’Neal worked for the Savannah Mall, The Place at Pooler, and Kroger on Mall Blvd. She is survived by three sons, Lloyd Eugene Harn, Jr. (Melinda), Richard Harn, and Christopher Harn, one daughter, Sheila Brewer (Jason), three grandchildren, Lloyd Eugene Harn, III, Ava Brewer, and Timothy Harn.  She is also survived by one sister, Shirley Woods (Henry), one brother, Herschel Wise (Debbie), ...

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Ann Langille Farr - NOV 11, 2022

Ann Langille Farr

Ann Langille Kasserman Farr was many things to many people.  She was the best friend and beloved wife of Bob Farr. Together they created a love and happiness that made their lives magical. Beautifully, their relationship didn’t overshadow Ann’s other roles, it enhanced them. Ann was a wonderful mother to Shawn (Dawn) Kasserman, Amy (Brian) O’Connell and her precious Kerry Kasserman. Ann formed a special love with her “Farr kids” Brian Farr, Kathy (Andy) Johnson who added so much to her life with their devotion and support. Ann mothered her children and ...

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Ralph Rothwell Eddy - NOV 07, 2022

Ralph Rothwell Eddy

Ralph Rothwell Eddy, age 94 and ½ passed away at his home in Savannah surrounded by his family on Monday, Nov. 7. Ralph was born in Washburn, WI on April 15, 1928 to Ralph Bosley Eddy and his wife Lilly Rebecca Rothwell.  He is predeceased by his beloved wife Patricia Anne Cloutier Eddy and his two sisters, Janet Sybil Rosenthal, and Louanne Marjorie Eddy.  He is survived by his eldest daughter Claire McGuffey, son-in-law Don McGuffey and granddaughter Brooke McGuffey, JD and her husband Stephan Baldwin, all of Atlanta, GA, his son Dr. Ralph Rothwell Eddy Jr., daughter-i ...

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Ruby Constance Bacon APR 20, 1919 - NOV 05, 2022

Ruby Constance Bacon

Ruby Constance Benson Bacon, age 103 ½, died at home November 5, 2022. She was a life long resident of Savannah and daughter of deceased parents Ruth Benson and Robert Benson SR. She was the food service manager at Savannah Country Day for 27 years. She was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church since 1955. Her survivors are her son Harry Marcus Bacon JR (Debra), brothers Alec Benson (Terry) and Richard Benson, grand daughters Caroline Pritchard (Alan), Carrie Wilson, Heather Rogers (William), great grand daughter Elena Pritchard, son-in-law Reed Creaser and several nieces and nephew ...

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Frederick Debele Maner, M.D. AUG 29, 1931 - NOV 05, 2022

Frederick Debele Maner, M.D.

Frederick Debele Maner, MD, 91 years old, died Saturday November 5, 2022, peacefully at home with his wife and family at his side. Deb was born in Savannah, Georgia on August 29, 1931, to the late Margaret Debele Maner and Dr. Edwin Napoleon Maner, Sr.  He graduated from Savannah High School and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1953, where he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon.  He received his Medical Degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1957, followed by an internship at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.  He completed his residency at the ...

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Ralph Peter Ranson DEC 07, 1963 - NOV 05, 2022

Ralph Peter Ranson

Ralph Peter Ranson, age 58, died November 5 at his residence of natural causes. A Columbus, Georgia native, he was a long-time resident of Savannah, and owned and operated a heating and cooling service business.  He is survived by his mother, Renate Ranson; brother, Rene Ranson; and others. A memorial visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.  ...

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William Harley "Dub" McLendon DEC 27, 1922 - NOV 04, 2022

William Harley

Our Father, William (Dub) Harley McLendon, passed through Heavens Gates and entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 4, 2022. He was the cornerstone of our family and we will miss him more than words can possibly express and his departure leaves those of us left behind broken-hearted yet rejoicing that he is at last with his Lord and Savior and in a new life, never ending, with his departed loved ones including the love of his life, our Mother, Hilda McLendon. All that we are or ever hope to be, we owe to both of them. Our Father was a faithful Christian man of the greatest generation ...

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Alice Faye Hyers - NOV 04, 2022

Alice Faye Hyers

Alice Faye Hyers, 95, passed away Friday, November 4, 2022.  She was born February 10, 1927 in Savannah, GA to the late Charles and Alice Cleveland Lowenthal.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Adrian Foster Hyers, daughters, Mary Elizabeth Hyers, Linda Thomas, Carol Cooley, and grandson, John Kondas. Mrs. Hyers worked for the Savannah Morning News, Learners Department Store, and Rose of Sharon Senior Living.  She was a communicant of the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist, loved traveling around the world, and spending time with he ...

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Matthew W. Armstrong - NOV 03, 2022

Matthew W. Armstrong

Matthew W. Armstrong, 48, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Memorial Health after a brief illness.  A private service and burial will be held at a alter date.  ...

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Thomas Edward Simmons JUL 18, 1931 - OCT 30, 2022

Thomas Edward Simmons

Thomas Edward Simmons, 91, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022 at his home with his family by his side.  He was born July 18, 1931 in Philadephia, PA to the late Leon and Hattie Simmons.  Mr. Simmons retired from the United States Air Force, and the U.S.Postal Service.   A Graveside Service with military honors will be held 12:00 p.m., Friday, November 4, 2022 at Beaufort National Cemetery,  ...

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Charlotte Ann "Penny" Telgener JUN 04, 1932 - OCT 29, 2022

Charlotte Ann

Charlotte PenningtonTelgener (Penny) of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully the morning of October 29 after a fight with cancer. Charlotte was born in 1932 and spent most of her youthful years in Sandpoint, Idaho, a small town in the Northern panhandle of that State.  While attending High School she met John Telgener who she married following their graduation from the University of Idaho. Penny is a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and attained a Bachelor of Science degree, Home Economics.  Following graduation, she and her husband relocated to Connecticut where they beg ...

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Fred Thomas Buck OCT 12, 1945 - OCT 29, 2022

Fred Thomas Buck

     Fred Thomas Buck, 77, quietly and peacefully slipped off to Heaven to be with his beloved wife of 50 years, Mary Caren, on October 29, 2022. For the past year, Fred lived at Summer Breeze Senior Living where he suffered from a broken heart and dementia, missing Mary every day of his remaining days here on Earth.      Fred was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia but spent his summers on the Isle of Wight in Midway, Georgia, fishing and boating. He loved being on the water and riding around in his boat. When he wasn’t working, he spent the weekend takin ...

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Winston H. Haselden MAY 07, 1942 - OCT 28, 2022

Winston H. Haselden

Mr. Winston H. Haselden Sr., 80, of Savannah, passed away Friday, October 28, 2022. He was born May 7, 1942 in Wilmington, North Carolina, son of the late Robert Harris and Winnie Belle Harris. Mr. Haselden was a faithful member of Bible Baptist Church. He attended Bethesda Academy, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served a tour in the Vietnam War. Mr. Haselden cherished his family and had a passionate heart for children. Survivors include his children, Debbie Gallovith (Michael) of Savannah, Winston H. Haselden Jr., (Trish) of Rincon, Jay Haselden of Savannah, and Sherr ...

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Tuan Quoc Tran NOV 30, 1963 - OCT 28, 2022

Tuan Quoc Tran

Tuan Quoc Tran, 58, died peacefully on Friday, October 28, 2022.  Visitation and prayer service will be held on Thursday and Friday, November 3rd and 4th, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at Catholic Church of Saints Peter And Paul. Burial will follow in Catholic Cemetery.  ...

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Emory A. Jenkins SEP 02, 1939 - OCT 26, 2022

Emory A. Jenkins

Emory A. Jenkins, 83, of Savannah, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2022. A native of Savannah, he was born September 2, 1939, the son of the late Emory Speir Jenkins and Thelma Fields Jenkins. Serving the Savannah area for over 45 years as a pharmacist, Mr. Jenkins co-owned Don Auld’s and Windsor Pharmacy. He was a 1967 graduate of the University of Georgia and a U.S. Navy veteran who served on the USS Enterprise during the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Emory was a devoted Christian, husband, and father who was passionate about Georgia football, Braves baseball, and anything his family pursue ...

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Ralph Barrett "Barry" Burns MAY 15, 1945 - OCT 26, 2022

Ralph Barrett

Ralph Barrett Burns, “Barry”, was born on May 15, 1945, in Savannah, Georgia, and passed away in Columbia, SC on October 26, 2022, at Agape House of Lexington.  He resided in Columbia since January 1970.  He was the son of Ralph Burns of Statesboro, Georgia, and Pearl Benson Burns of Savannah, Georgia.  He is survived by his son, Robert Brett Burns, and his family, wife, Nicole, and daughters, Madison and Emily Holley, of Lexington, SC; his sister, Marsha Burns Huntington, of Savannah; brother, Rodney Craig Burns and his wife, Jo Ann Coleman of Savannah; his nephe ...

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Francis C. "Frank" Mathews, Jr. AUG 06, 1929 - OCT 25, 2022

Francis C.

SAVANNAH, GA - Frank Cannarella Mathews, Jr., 93, passed away peacefully at Summer Breeze Senior Living after a brief illness. Frank was born August 6, 1929, at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Taylor and Habersham Street.  He lived at York and Habersham Street in an old house with a pot belly stove and coal to heat the first floor.  He was taught by the Marist Brothers and Sisters of Mercy until the eighth grade.  He graduated high school at Benedictine in the class of 1947 and then attended the University of Georgia, graduating in the class of 1951. After his time at UGA ...

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Juan Carlos Torres, M.D. DEC 14, 1945 - OCT 25, 2022

Juan Carlos Torres, M.D.

Dr. Juan Carlos Torres, 46, died Tuesday, October 25, 2022. The San Juan, Puerto Rico native was a resident of Sarasota, FL. He leaves behind his wife, two sons, his parents,a brother, and a sister.  The family is planning a private service in Puerto Rico.   ...

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Martha Kane Brown - OCT 23, 2022

Martha Kane Brown

Martha Clark Kane Brown died October 23, 2022 in Savannah, GA. She was born in 1926 in Richmond, VA and grew up in Charlottesville, VA and Kingsport, TN. A Phi Kappa Phi honor graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, she was editor of the campus newspaper and president of Chi Omega. At Tennessee she met her husband Edward Ansel Brown of Chattanooga. She continued a lifelong study of literature at Cambridge University, England; University of North Wales; and John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH. She first began teaching in 1950 at Savannah High School (now Savannah Arts Academy) ...

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Phillip A. James MAR 29, 1960 - OCT 22, 2022

Phillip A. James

Phillip A. James, 62, of Shellman Bluff, died peacefully on October 22, 2022 at his home after a short illness. He was born in Savannah, Georgia and is preceded in death by his parents Donald L. James and Lucille F. James, and his brother Fred James (Diane). He is a 1982 graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned his BBA degree, majoring in marketing.  He was a bulldog fan and enjoyed watching the football games between the hedges. He was employed by Savannah Toyota where he was an assistant service manager.  He excelled in his customer relations, receiving severa ...

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Cecil D. Abarr JAN 25, 1929 - OCT 22, 2022

Cecil D. Abarr

Cecil Dale Abarr passed away peacefully Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Spanish Oaks Hospice in Savannah, GA at the age of 93 with family by his side. Cecil was born January 25th, 1929, on a farm south of Blockton, Iowa to parents Marietta Bruner Abarr and Ardith Abarr. Upon high school graduation in Clearfield, IA in 1946, Cecil enlisted in the Army serving as a Sergeant and was awarded a World War II victory medal. In 1951, Cecil graduated from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa with a Business Degree and soon married Margaret McAlpin Abarr. They had three children: Dennis (Sheela, one s ...

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Henry Cardwell Smith, III NOV 26, 1949 - OCT 22, 2022

Henry Cardwell Smith, III

Henry Cardwell Smith III Henry Cardwell Smith, 72, of Savannah, Ga died Saturday afternoon, October 22, 2022.  He was born in Waycross, GA to the late Henry C. Smith Jr. and Martha Burnam McDonald Smith in November 1949.  Card was a graduate of Waycross High School in 1968 and played several sports to include football and track.  He was awarded a Track Team Record Certificate for establishing a new school record for the Sprint Medley Relay in 1968. Card attended Georgia Southern University, graduating with a degree in Geology in 1975 and was a proud member of the Phi Delta ...

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Benny Jane Newton Banks - OCT 22, 2022

Benny Jane Newton Banks

Benny Jane Newton Banks, age 96, of Southern Pines and Salisbury, NC, passed away from natural causes while surrounded by her family. Services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Salisbury, NC at 2 PM Wednesday, October 26, 2022. She will be buried Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Greenwich Cemetery in Savannah, GA. Benny was born in Augusta, Georgia, in 1925, the second of two girls.  Her father, Benjamin Newton worked as a bookkeeper for the Ford Motor Company in Waynesboro, Georgia and passed away when she was only two years old, and she was raised by he ...

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Mary Ellen Fountain - OCT 22, 2022

Mary Ellen Fountain

Mary Ellen Sullivan Fountain, 88, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  She was born September 25, 1934 in Savannah to the late Maurice and Ann Stapleton Sullivan.  Mary graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy and attended St. James Catholic Church.  She was a Real Estate Agent for David Byck Realty, and later for Seabolt Realty.  She is survived by her sons, William M. Fountain, and Eric H. Fountain, as well as two grandson, William Cody Fountain, and Tyler C. Fountain.  A private graveside service will be held in Bonaventure Cemetery. ...

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Michael Joseph Kilpatrick, Sr. FEB 13, 1938 - OCT 21, 2022

Michael Joseph Kilpatrick, Sr.

Glory Be To God…. Michael Joseph Kilpatrick, Sr., 84, has been called home to paradise and into the arms of his loving Father, Jesus Christ on Friday, October 21, 2022.    He was preceded in death by Parents: William Wesley Kilpatrick, and Margaret Martha Cooper Kilpatrick, and his siblings, Siblings: William Kilpatrick (Marie), Jerome Kilpatrick (Minnie), Henry Kilpatrick (Joyce), Margie Bailey (Harry) Frances Lutes (Roy), and MaryKendrick (Malcolm).  His is survived by his wife of 63 years, Carol Hiers Kilpatrick, his sister, Sara ...

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Doris Goldberg Wiggins - OCT 21, 2022

Doris Goldberg Wiggins

Doris Joanne Goldberg Wiggins “Ema” passed away Friday, October 21, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. Doris was born in Savannah on November 16, 1929. She was a Savannah High School graduate and longtime resident. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stacy Benjamin Wiggins, her son, Richard Stacy Wiggins, her sister Christine Goldberg Shuman (Jimmy), and her parents, Louis James and Agnes Hansen Goldberg. She is survived by her son, Christopher Stacy Wiggins (Kathy) and her daughter, JoAnne Wiggins Warman (Kenny), her brothers, Louis Goldberg, Jr. (Kay) and Donald Goldberg (Janice), ...

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Dale Vernon Ashman - OCT 20, 2022

Dale Vernon Ashman

Dale Vernon Ashman of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully at home on October 20, 2022, after a valiant fight with pancreatic cancer. His wife of 54 years, Leigh Gordon Ashman, was by his side.  He is survived by their children, son Eric McGuire Ashman (Rachel) of Warner Robins, Georgia and daughter Lindsay Stuart Ashman of Savannah, and his beloved grandson, Clay Hudson Proper of Athens, Georgia.    Dale attended Benedictine Military School in Savannah, where he made lifelong friends (thank you, Freddie and Ben!) and later graduated with a degree in Political Sci ...

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Francis C. "Frank" Mathews, III FEB 25, 1958 - OCT 20, 2022

Francis C.

Frank C. Mathews III, age 64, of Savannah, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022.  Frankie was born  February 25, 1958 in Savannah, Georgia to Margaret Thurn Mathews and Frank C. Mathews Jr.  Frank is survived by his father, Frank C. Mathews Jr. ; brother Pat Mathews (Garlana) ; sisters; Carolyn Hefner (Mark Hefner) Alice Dongieux; Niece; Lauren Mathews; Nephews; Hunter and Brendan Mathews; Cory, Scott, and Ryan Hefner; Trey and Jon Paul Dongieux.     "Frankie" was preceded in death by Mother Margaret Thurn Mathews.   ...

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Rafael Sainz-Fernandez - OCT 20, 2022

Rafael Sainz-Fernandez

Rafael Virgilio Sainz-Fernandez, 79, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 24, 1942 in Puerto Rico, and was retired from the U.S. Army where he was a Special Agent of the Army Intelligence.  He was a member of St. James Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Mariela Ruth Sainz, three children, Ada Sainz (Joseph), Carlos Sainz, and Rafael Sainz (Vicky), three step-children, Mariela Atencio-Gamboa (Rolando), Aristela Atencio, and Luis Atencio (Catherine), 15 grandchildren, and one brother, Tony Sainz. Visitatio ...

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Cameron Bradley Knight OCT 24, 1989 - OCT 20, 2022

Cameron Bradley Knight

Cameron Bradley Knight, 32 years old, unexpectedly died in Summerville, SC on October 20, 2022, four days before his 33rd birthday. Cameron is survived by his parents, Donna Michelle Knight, Bill (William S.) Knight; brother, William B. Knight, MD; sister, Amberly, C. Knight, two dogs, Kush and Taco; as well as other family members and many, many friends. Cameron grew up in Savannah, Georgia and lived most of his short life there. He moved to Ladson, South Carolina in 2021 to attend a welding school for specialty welding certifications. Cameron began work as a welder ...

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Paul Morris Withers - OCT 19, 2022

Paul Morris Withers

Paul Morris Withers, 83, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022 in Savannah.  He was a Professional Polo player, where he began his career in England.  He is survived by his wife, Sheldon Gerry Withers, and other relatives.   A service will be held in November in Delhi, New York, with burial in St. James Cemetery.      ...

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Walter "Ray" Hartzler, Jr. - OCT 19, 2022


Walter “Ray” Hartzler, Jr., 66, passed away October 19th, 2022 following a brief illness.  Ray was born in Atlanta, GA and grew up the Sagamore Hills area, where he graduated from Lakeside High School in Atlanta.  Ray married his childhood sweetheart, Yvonne Gaston, in 1989 and they relocated to Tybee Island, GA in 1992.  Ray and Yvonne loved living on the island, being on the beach, riding bikes, and spending time with family and friends.  They moved to Wilmington Island in 2003 and later became residents of Bull River Shoals, where Ray was a member of the ...

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Barbara Griffith Porter - OCT 18, 2022

Barbara Griffith Porter

Barbara Juanita Griffith Porter, 79, of Savannah, GA, and wife of the late Robert Shig Porter, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 18, 2022, in the warm comfort of her home.  Born in Savannah, GA on March 2, 1943, she was the eldest child of the late Robert Henry Griffith, Sr. and the late Loretta Gallovitch Griffith of Savannah.  Barbara was employed for many years at Union Camp Corp. in the Talol Plant, worked as a Realtor for Burkhalter Realty in Savannah, served as a substitute Teacher, and taught Sunday School for many years as a devoted memb ...

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Raymond Kenneth Cheong DEC 19, 1955 - OCT 17, 2022

Raymond Kenneth Cheong

Raymond Kenneth Cheong, 66 years old, died on Monday, October 17th, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida but lived most of his life in Savannah. Raymond attended Savannah High School and was a graduate of Armstrong State College. He went into business with his parents, Jackie and Kenny Cheong, on various businesses. Ray eventually went on to run his own 7/11 convenience stores named, “Rays,” for over 25 years.   Some others may have known Raymond as “Papa Ray.” Regardless of what you call him, if you do not know who Ray Cheong was, ...

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Susan Maria Powers DEC 05, 1951 - OCT 16, 2022

Susan Maria Powers

Susan F. Powers – December 5, 1951 – October 16, 2022 Susan Maria Faso Powers passed away on October 16, 2022, at Candler Hospital surrounded by her family. Susan accepted and dealt with life’s hurdles with a determination that defined her. She was strong-willed but also kind and caring to everyone. Susan was immensely spiritual and is undoubtedly resting in peace at home now. Susan was a State of Georgia retiree, a talented seamstress, artist, and gardener.  She loved crocheting, reading, playing board games and bird watching. Susan was born December 5, 1951 ...

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John Cheeks, Sr. MAR 04, 1942 - OCT 16, 2022

John Cheeks, Sr.

John Cheeks, Sr., 80, of Savannah, GA, and husband of June McLeod Cheeks died Sunday morning, October 16, 2022. Born in Louisville, GA, to the late Clarence Cheeks, Sr., and Maude Gay Cheeks.  John served as a police officer for more than 37 years.  He began his career working three years with the Thunderbolt Police Department before serving with the Chatham County Police  Department where he retired as a Captain in 2003 after 34 years of service..  John was a member of the Catholic faith.  He loved fishing, playing guitar, Georgia Bull ...

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Mary Evelyn Goodman APR 30, 1948 - OCT 15, 2022

Mary Evelyn Goodman

Mary E. Goodman, 74, passed away in her home surrounded by family on October 15, 2022. Mary was the daughter of the late Leroy and Edna Sandberg, born on April 30, 1948 in Atlanta.   She leaves behind her children, Charles, and Emma Wurtsbaugh Sr. of Savannah. Jason and Sabra Wurtsbaugh of Stockbridge. Nancy Everett of Austell, Tami Baxter of Savannah, and Danny and Laura Smith of Savannah. Her brother Jack Sandberg of Savannah. Her grandchildren Aaron, Chance, Charles Jr., Peyton, Richard, Dillion, Brittney, Jasmine, Angel, Frank, Nikki, and Samantha. Great Grand Children Jacob, Brant ...

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Erlene Stokes Halstead SEP 29, 1931 - OCT 13, 2022

Erlene Stokes Halstead

Erlene Stokes Halstead, 91, died peacefully on Thursday, October 13, 2022. The Grady County, GA native was a longtime resident of Savannah and Midway. Erlene was born on September 29, 1931 to the late John William and Ester Mills Stokes. She married the late Hersel Lamar Halstead in 1949. Erlene retired as a nurse in 1960 from Liberty County Mental Health after more than 19 years of service. She enjoyed reading, fishing, and traveling; however, Erlene’s passion was spending time with her family. In addition to her parents and her husband, Erlene was predeceased by two sons, John La ...

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Julia Eloise Varn Kessler OCT 14, 1927 - OCT 13, 2022

Julia Eloise Varn Kessler

Julia Varn Kessler, 94, died peacefully on Thursday, October 13, 2022. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on October 14, 1927. Julia lived in Stillwell Towers for more than 38 years. She was an icon in the Medical Arts neighborhood and had a special relationship with the residents and businesses.   Julia is survived by her neighbors and friends that will all miss her dearly. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. A private burial will be held in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park. ...

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Joseph (Riley) White JUN 28, 1997 - OCT 13, 2022

Joseph (Riley) White

Joseph Riley White, III of Savannah, GA, passed away suddenly on October 13, 2022 at the young age of 25. Riley, professionally known as Joseph, was born on June 28th, 1997.  He is survived by his parents, Janet Stafford White and Joseph Riley White, Jr. and brothers, Chandler, and Grayson White.  He is also survived by his grandparents, Mema Shirley Horovitz, Mema Patsy and Papa Joesph Riley White, Sr.  as well as uncles Brian Stafford, Steve Stafford and Randy Todd, aunt Marcy White Todd and cousin Tyson Todd.  He is reunited with his Papa Buddy Horovitz, Pap ...

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Patricia Waters Brennan - OCT 13, 2022

Patricia Waters Brennan

Patricia Waters Brennan ("Pat") passed away peacefully on October 13,2022. She was born in Savannah in 1929 and attended The Pape School and Blackstone College for Girls. Pat was a local TV personality co-hosting "3 For the Show" in the 60's and 70's at WSAV. Earlier, she starred as Daisy Mae in the Savannah Little Theater smash hit production of Cil Abner. In her youth, she became an accomplished equestrian and taught riding at the Sa Hi Riding School. Pat was a Savannah debutante in 1947 and was renowned for her beauty and eloquence. She was ...

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Sharon Embrey Weeks APR 10, 1952 - OCT 12, 2022

Sharon Embrey Weeks

Sharon Embrey Weeks died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on October 12, 2022 after a valiant and unyielding battle with cancer. Born April 10, 1952 to Charles S. and Jacqueline Embrey, Sharon was a powerful woman whose robust intellect and indomitable spirit allowed her to approach life on her own terms as a mother, a wife, a leader in the community and a powerful advocate for innovative progress in cancer treatment.  Although diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2010, Sharon refused to let her diagnosis define her. She fought ferociously against the disease, challen ...

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Ann Stovall Stevens AUG 31, 1928 - OCT 12, 2022

Ann Stovall Stevens

Ann Marshall Stovall Stevens passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.  Ann, born on August 31, 1928 in Savannah, Georgia was married to Henry Dana Stevens, III for sixty-six years. She was blessed with and survived by their two children, Henry Dana Stevens IV (Mary Lee) of Savannah, and Cabell Stevens Cummins (Patrick) of Charlotte, NC.; four grandchildren, Dana Coates Stevens (Courtland), Scott Alexander Stevens (Lea), Robert Wilson Cummins (Maya), and Andrew Joseph Cummins; seven great grandchildren; and her dear cousins, nephews, niece, and f ...

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Thomas Joseph McDonough, Jr. AUG 26, 1937 - OCT 12, 2022

Thomas Joseph McDonough, Jr.

Thomas Joseph McDonough, Jr., 85, died peacefully on October 12, 2022.  Tom attended Sacred Heart School and was a 1955 graduate of Benedictine Miliary School in Savannah. He attended Georgia Tech and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1962. Tom earned his MBA from University of Louisville (1973) and his JD from University of South Carolina (1982). He retired from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) in 2006 after 27 years of service. Tom is preceded in death by his father, Thomas Joseph McDonough, Sr., and mother, Josephine Franklin McDonough, ...

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Scott Galloway NOV 12, 1965 - OCT 12, 2022

Scott Galloway

Scott Galloway, 56, passed away in Savannah, GA, on October 12, 2022. Scott was born on November 12, 1965, in Owensboro, KY, to Tommy and Gayle (Knight) Galloway. Scott is survived by his wife, Shelley Galloway (Nicely), his daughter, Emily Galloway, and his mother, Gayle Strehl; his sisters, Susie Fogle and Laurie (Jim) Pugh; his aunt Ginny (Ed) Simon; his nieces, Valerie Kamuf, Katelyn Kamuf, and Molly Pugh; and his nephews, Max Fogle and Ripley Pugh. His fathers, Tommy Galloway and Philip Strehl; grandparents Doris (Knight) Puckett, Henry and Helen Galloway, and Joseph and Nina Strehl ...

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Alexander Atkinson Lawrence , Jr. JUN 23, 1934 - OCT 12, 2022

Alexander Atkinson Lawrence , Jr.

Alexander  Atkinson Lawrence, Jr. of Valdosta and Savannah, died peacefully on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at his home in Valdosta. Alex was born in Savannah on June 23, 1934 to the late Honorable Alexander Atkinson Lawrence Sr. and Margaret Adams Lawrence. He attended Woodberry Forest School in Orange, Virginia and Darlington School in Rome, Georgia. Alex graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Business Administration, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He also served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. Alex worked as a Trust Offi ...

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Gary "Dan" Brown Jr. FEB 13, 1969 - OCT 12, 2022


Mr. Gary “Dan” Brown, 53 Jr., of Savannah, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Dan was a native of Savannah, born February 13, 1969, son of Katharine Haynes Brown of Savannah, and the late Gary Dan Brown Sr. Survivors in addition to his mother include two brothers, Steven Anthony Brown of Savannah, and Brud Moore (Beth) of Anderson, SC, aunt Martha Haynes Jurgensen (Charles) of Charlotte, NC, uncles, Billy Haynes (Donna) of Savannah, and Andrew Haynes of Charlotte, NC, and many nieces, nephews, cousins. The graveside service for Dan Brown will be held at 2:00, Friday, Oc ...

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Pamela Sapp Sauers MAY 28, 1955 - OCT 11, 2022

Pamela Sapp Sauers

Pamela Sapp Sauers, age 67, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, October 11th at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Pam was born May 28th, 1955, at the former Telfair Hospital in downtown Savannah. She attended Savannah Christian Preparatory School. Pam never met a stranger and was always looking to help people. She grew up in Kensington Park and stayed in touch with her neighbors over the years. For the past 25 years, Pam lived on Wilmington Island. She loved the “island life.” Her outgoing personality made her a perfect fit for her career as F ...

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Homer Lehman Yaughn, Jr. FEB 01, 1949 - OCT 10, 2022

Homer Lehman Yaughn, Jr.

Homer Lehman Yaughn, Jr. 73, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 10, 2022, at his home and with loving and devoted wife by his side.  Lehman was born February 1, 1949 to the late Homer Lehman Yaughn, Sr. and Willie Mae McDaniel Yaughn.  He retired from Savannah Electric and Power Company after 26 years of service and then went on to work for Crumbley Compound for many years until his death.  During his time at Crumbley he established many lifelong relationships with clients that became close friends.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple for over 20 ...

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Murray Booth Howell FEB 01, 1938 - OCT 09, 2022

Murray Booth Howell

Murray Booth Howell died peacefully on the morning of October 9, 2022, after eighty-four productive years filled with interesting work, family, and adventures. Starting as a ceramic tile contractor in his teens and then focusing on commercial masonry construction, he had a successful forty-year career as the owner/president/estimator of United Masonry, Inc. in the southeast Tidewater area of Virginia. He was proud of the work his company’s bricklayers, superintendents, laborers, and staff accomplished in Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and surround ...

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Patricia Ann Marston JUN 02, 1950 - OCT 09, 2022

Patricia Ann Marston

Patricia Anne Marston, 72, of Wilmington Island Georgia, passed away on the morning of October 9th 2022. Patricia was born on June 2nd, 1950, to Wanda Alt Rhoden and Robert Downen in Sesser, Illinois. Patricia was raised in the Mountains of Petersburg, West Virginia, in her formative years, attended high school in California, and settled in Oklahoma. Here she raised her three children and eventually moved to a small town in Maine, where she co-owned the restaurant Grendal’s Den for several years; her love for children also influenced her to open a thriving daycare center, Mother’s ...

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Thomas Andrew Myers OCT 28, 1937 - OCT 08, 2022

Thomas Andrew Myers

Thomas Andrew Myers, 84, died October 8, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born in Thomasville, NC on October 28, 1937, to Mabel Sullivan Myers and Willis Lamberth Myers. Tommy graduated from High Point University, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, with a degree in Chemistry. He enjoyed a career at Akzo Nobel, a Universal Chemistry Company for 40 years. Tommy (Papa Tom) was a patient, kind, courageous and brave man who loved his family and friends. He endured the disease of multiple sclerosis for many years with hope and faith. He is preceded in death by h ...

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Rosemary D. Ambos - OCT 07, 2022

Rosemary D. Ambos

Rosemary D. Ambos, 83, born in St. Augustine, Florida, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2022 after battling a rare form of cancer. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Henry F. Ambos Jr., and her parents, Charles Deshocka and Frances Olliff.  S Rosemary was a proud honor graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy in Savannah.  Grandma Rosie, as she was affectionately called, lived a full life of loving and supporting her husband, sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren.  Rosemary was an avid reader, loved a good card game and enjoyed her sips of wine ...

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Jason Lee Harmon NOV 19, 1982 - OCT 07, 2022

Jason Lee Harmon

Jason Lee Harmon, 39, son of the late Stephanie Harmon and Robert Harmon, brother of Christopher and William Harmon, and grandson of the late William and Ruth McGuire passed away on October 7, 2022, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Jason was a lifelong resident of Wilmington Island and a graduate of Savannah Technical College. Graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in Greenwich Cemetery. Please visit to sign our online guestbook.  ...

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Xander Pascual OCT 05, 2022 - OCT 07, 2022

Xander Pascual

Xander Pascual, age two days, died peacefully in his parents’ arms on Friday, October 7, 2022 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. Surviving are his loving parents, Jason and Sarah Pascual; brothers, Louis, Clark and Oscar; as well as his twin brother, Xavier; his maternal grandparents, Greg and Dyana Sankovich; paternal grandparents, Adelia Pascual and the late Alfredo Pascual.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at St. James Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery.   ...

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Ret. LTC Jon Milne Peterson SEP 23, 1938 - OCT 07, 2022

Ret. LTC Jon Milne Peterson

October 7th 2022, Ret. LTC Jon Milne Peterson, slipped peacefully away in his sleep, with his beloved at his side.  Jon was born Sept.23, 1938 to Ralph Francis and Alice Milne Peterson in Camden, NJ.  He lived the majority of his youth in Wilmington Delaware and was a member of the Boy Scouts of America.  The Scouts offered him his first business & conservation opportunity when he and fellow members founded the Snowald Corporation, which still operates to this day. He graduated from Mercersburg Academy with the class of 1957. He studied Political Science at the University ...

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Helen Earlene Rusden - OCT 06, 2022

Helen Earlene Rusden

Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.  Proverbs 31:31 Helen Earlene Harrison Rusden, 90, passed away peacefully Thursday, October 6, 2022 at Hospice Savannah after a short battle with lung cancer.  Earlene was born November 13, 1931 in Savannah, GA to Herbert “Mike” and Lucy Harrison. Mrs. Rusden thoroughly embraced her role as the matriarch of the family, giving her last orders just hours before passing. Mrs. Rusden is survived by her children, Col (USAF Retired) Michael J. Rusden (Dana), and JoAnn R ...

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Haywood Nichols APR 26, 1938 - OCT 04, 2022

Haywood Nichols

Haywood Nichols  1938 – 2022 He passed away on October 4th, after a year of 3 strokes and physical therapy and hospitalizations. He fought it hard but now can rest. His family and friends were at his bedside. He had a wonderful last day with visits from good friends and his family. I cannot cry sad tears for Haywood. All I can do is be thankful for 60 years with him. Haywood was born in Savannah in 1938. His parents, Julia Haywood Nichols and Francis Marion Nichols, lived in the home on 48th Street built by Julia's father. He attended Charles Ellis elementary school for si ...

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Dominica Cardinal AUG 04, 1938 - OCT 03, 2022

Dominica Cardinal

Dominica Maslog Cardinal passed away at Memorial Health on Monday, October 3, 2022 with her children by her side. Born on August 4, 1938 in Legazpi City, Albay Province, Philippines, she was the daughter to the late Ignacio Maslog and Trinidad O’Castro. She attended the University of San Carlos in Cebu City, Philippines where she earned Bachelors of Science in Education. Upon graduation, she worked at Feati University in Manila, Philippines as a Librarian. In 1969, Dominica took flight by herself and immigrated to the United States with three children under the age of four years old. ...

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Roxann Joy Stone DEC 12, 1946 - OCT 01, 2022

Roxann Joy Stone

Roxann Joy Stone, 75, of Midway, GA, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville, GA.  She was born December 12, 1946 in St. Paul, MN to George Samuel Stone and Marion Menier Stone.    No services are scheduled at this time.   ...

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Alissa Marie Gordon APR 28, 1993 - OCT 01, 2022

Alissa Marie Gordon

Alissa Marie Gordon, age 29, of Hiram, Georgia, passed away at home during the final hours of September, 2022. She was predeceased by her beloved Nana, Ernestine Forbes, and her step-father, Jeff Grimes. Alissa is survived by a host of family members who loved her dearly, and many close friends that she cherished as family. Throughout her lifetime, Alissa’s love for her grandmother, Glenda Beach, and devotion to her mother, Melissa Gordon, were ever present. Alissa was a 2011 graduate of Appling County High School in Baxley, Georgia. Following graduation, she underwent rigorous traini ...

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Frances Greene - SEP 30, 2022

Frances Greene

Frances Parker Compher Greene, 100, died Sept. 30 at Hospice Savannah (GA). She was born in Hamilton, VA, and grew up in the 1930s in central Florida when the land was still wild.  She worked for the war effort at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, FL, and as a civilian at Fort Benning in the 1940s.  She lived in Columbus for more than 70 years, working as a receptionist and assistant for an ophthalmologist.  She completed her college degree from Columbus State University at the age of 72.  Beginning in the 1990s she traveled extensively through most of Europe and to Ha ...

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Virginia Williamson JUL 20, 1935 - SEP 29, 2022

Virginia Williamson

Virginia Edwards Williamson, age 87, died September 29, 2022 at her residence.  The Clyo, Georgia native was a long-time resident of Savannah, was a homemaker, and was a member of Savannah Baptist Center. Surviving are her daughter, Judy Cope; sister, Audrey Edwards; brother, Gene Edwards; 16 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Savannah Baptist Center on Wheaton Street. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 5, at 11:30 a.m. at Savannah Baptist Center. Burial will be in G ...

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Rosa Mary Everard - SEP 29, 2022

Rosa Mary Everard

Rosa Mary Everard, 94, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022 at Buckingham South.  No services are planned at this time.  ...

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Laura C. Heisey - SEP 29, 2022

Laura C. Heisey

Laura C. Heisey (March 1950—September 2022) Laura Cole Heisey of Tybee Island, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 29, 2022 with her husband by her side.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Augustus H. Heisey III; her daughter, Laura Kathryn McCallar Matthews, (Matthew); two grandchildren, Mallory and Callan; three stepchildren, Elizabeth Heisey (Brent Guest); step-grandson Cavan; Katharine Heisey (Jeffrey Ferris); step-grandson Nathan; Augustus H. Heisey IV (Aundreia); step-granddaughter, Ellis; brother, George ...

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Wayne Walden - SEP 29, 2022

Wayne Walden

Wayne Walden, 60, of Buford, GA, passed away September 29, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  Arrengements are incomplete at this time.  ...

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Diana L. Smock - SEP 28, 2022

Diana L. Smock

Diana L. Smock, 71, of Savannah, Ga passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 surrounded by her family. Diana was born one of eight children to Earl and Lillian Smock. She graduated from West Vigo High School in West Terre Haute, Indiana in 1971, but later moved to Georgia where she resided for the last 30 years. Diana was a talented and devoted seamstress where she established and ran a successful business “Diana’s Alterations.” Diana was a proud member of Savannah First Seventh-day Adventist Church. Diana is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Joe an ...

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Sherri Kay Harn Deaton - SEP 28, 2022

Sherri Kay Harn Deaton

Sherri Kay Harn Deaton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 29, 2022 at the age of 63 years young. She was born on January 13, 1959, to Goldie Little and to the late Marion Harn. Sherri loved her grandchildren, and her smile and laugh can be best remembered as she played board games with her sisters and brothers. She loved to garden and watch old movies, and she loved to collect beautiful things. She loved God, her family, and her many friends and neighbors. She is preceded in death by her father, Marion, her stepmother Martha, as well as many beloved aunts and uncles. She is ...

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Michael Crete - SEP 28, 2022

Michael Crete

Michael Crete, 65, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Oceanside Nursing Home.  No service is planned at this time.  ...

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Lora Gail Ganey APR 14, 1943 - SEP 28, 2022

Lora Gail Ganey

Lora Gail Ganey was born on April 14,1943 in Palm Beach County, Florida. Heaven's Gate was opened for her on September 28,2022. She was a 1960 graduate of Lyons High School. After graduation she married Millard Ganey, Jr, the love of her life. Together they lived in Lyons, Vidalia, and later Savannah, Georgia. Gail worked at WBBT, WVOP, and retired from WTOC television. Together, she and Millard, owned Foster's on Wilmington Island and also, with their son Mitch, they owned Dr. B.S Muther's Bar B Que. She became a dedicated follower of Christ, and along with ...

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Mary Charles McLaughlin Boniface JUL 09, 1936 - SEP 28, 2022

Mary Charles McLaughlin Boniface

Mary Charles McLaughlin Boniface died in Richmond Virginia on September 28, 2022. She was born on July 9, 1936 in Macon, Georgia. She is preceded in death by her parents Mary Bischoff McLaughlin and Charles Keiley McLaughlin, her husband Robert Edward Boniface and child, Robert Charles Boniface. She graduated from Mount DeSales Academy in Macon followed by Dunbarton College in Washington DC earning a BA in English literature.                Mary is survived by her children Katherine Boniface Elliott, Nancy Boniface Weekley, Robert Keiley Boniface (Jen ...

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Harold G. Hoecherl JAN 26, 1934 - SEP 27, 2022

Harold G. Hoecherl

Harold George Hoecherl died on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 surrounded by his family under the care of Savannah Hospice at Buckingham South in Savannah, Georgia. He was born January 26, 1933 in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin to Marie Bauer Elder Hoecherl and Oscar Gould Elder. He was later adopted by Louis Rupert Hoecherl. Harry Hoecherl began his violin studies with Hilda McConnell in Spooner, Wisconsin at age 11. He graduated from Northland College in 1955 with a BA in music education with an emphasis in violin and clarinet. There he met and married his wife, Alexandra Shattuck. They spent th ...

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Donna Scott Santschi - SEP 26, 2022

Donna Scott Santschi

Donna Scott Santschi, 75, passed away Monday, September 26, 2022 at her home with her husband by her side.  She was born April 27, 1947 in Savannah to the late Christopher C. Scott and Ermal McGlohon Scott.  Donna worked for the Chatham County School System as a bus driver, and also for Old Town Trolley Tours, where she was fortunate to meet several celebrities. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Paul Santschi, Jr. Donna is survived by her husband of 58 years, Paul Santschi, Sr., her brother-in-law, Ronald Santschi (Jackie), a niece, and several c ...

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Ellene Wilkinson Anderson MAR 05, 1945 - SEP 25, 2022

Ellene Wilkinson Anderson

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, Ellene Wilkinson Anderson, loving wife and mother of two, passed away at age seventy-seven. Ellene left a strong legacy of love in the lives of so many, especially her husband, Tom Anderson, two daughters, Deanna Sorrells and Danielle Akrong (Cecil); and granddaughter, Mia Ellene Akrong.  A lifelong resident of Savannah, Ellene was the daughter of the late Henry Nielson and Mary Guyton Wilkinson. She was a lifetime member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband and two daughters, Ellene is survived by a brother, Will ...

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Anne McShane Adams - SEP 25, 2022

Anne McShane Adams

Anne McShane Adams passed away on September 25, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia after a brief illness. Born in New York City in 1937, Anne was the daughter of Anastasia Regis Phelan and Lloyd Stanley Brown. She grew up among family and friends in Riverdale, New York and spent her childhood summers in the Adirondacks.  Anne graduated  from Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York  as a music and philosophy major in 1958. From 1958 to 1960, Anne advanced her musical studies at Manhattan School of Music. A passionate sportswomen in her youth, Anne enjoyed team sports, riding ...

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Edward Remington Duffie, Jr., M.D. FEB 28, 1929 - SEP 25, 2022

Edward Remington Duffie, Jr., M.D.

Edward Remington Duffie, Jr., MD was born February 28, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Pearl Thies and Edward Duffie, Sr. He moved to Des Moines, IA and was educated at Drake University where he pledged to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.  While at Drake, he met his life's love and future wife Eleanor (Onnie) Nicoll. He subsequently went to the University of Iowa and earned his B.S.E. and Doctor of Medicine degrees.  Go Hawkeyes. Following his internship and residency, Ed earned his Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at U.C.L.A. He practiced for 20 years, while a ...

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James Michael Redmond, Jr DEC 26, 1981 - SEP 25, 2022

James Michael Redmond, Jr

James Michael Redmond, Jr, beloved son, nephew, cousin, and friend passed away Sunday, September 25, 2022 at home. Michael was born 12/26/1981 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Janet and Mike Redmond. He called Savannah home for most of his life. He was a graduate of Calvary Baptist Day School and Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Theatre Arts/Sound Design and Technology. Michael was most known for his love of music and his kind heart. He never met a stranger and loved everyone with his whole heart. He played bass and did vocals in Two Days of Freedom (formerly Roswell), The Bricks, ...

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Florence Margaret Walker Daley JUN 08, 1931 - SEP 24, 2022

Florence Margaret Walker Daley

Florence Margaret Daley, formerly of Woburn Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on September 24th at her sister's home in Savannah Georgia.  Florence was a retired Vice-President of the Woburn Savings Bank and a senior member of the Finance committee at St. Charles Church in Woburn.  She was an amazing cook and shared gardening skills with her late husband Dan for many years in their garden in Woburn.  Florence is remembered with great affection for her warmth and cheer by those who knew her.  She is survived by her sister Mary Hardigan of Savannah, her b ...

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David A. McCutchen, Jr. JUN 19, 1945 - SEP 24, 2022

David A. McCutchen, Jr.

David McCutchen Jr, 77, passed away on September 24, 2022 in the presence of and comforted by his loving children and sister. Even though a failing heart took him away from this world, his loving heart still shines as bright as the lighthouse at Tybee Island where he was born, raised a family, and served as Chief of Police just like his father. He also served his community as a city council member. He married his high school sweetheart Kilma Barfield and had four children. He loved simple pleasures like chatting with his many friends over coffee and fishing the creeks of Tybee. He lat ...

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Harold Francis Enright Jr. JAN 12, 1937 - SEP 24, 2022

Harold Francis Enright Jr.

“Bud” Enright, son of Harold and Eleanor Enright, loving husband of Mary Hughes Enright, passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, GA. He is survived by his children, Buddy (Kim), Tim (Vicky), Michael (Sara), and Malia (Brian). He is also survived by eleven grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Bud met his wife Mary at a high school dance in Oak Park, Illinois.  They attended college together in South Bend, Indiana; Bud at the University of Notre Dame and Mary at Saint Mary’s College.  While at Notre Dame, Bud participated in NROTC, so after college, ...

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Marie Dian Rekart MAR 11, 1934 - SEP 23, 2022

Marie Dian Rekart

Marie Dian Keller Rekart, 88, passed away Friday, September 23rd, at Thrive on Skidaway Island.  She was born March 11, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Louis Keller and Marie Moulton Keller.  She attended Washington University in St. Louis, where she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.  She worked as a Realtor for Long & Foster in Burke, Virginia for several years.  After retirement, Dian moved to Skidaway Island in 1996 with her husband John. She enjoyed playing tennis and golf and accumulated more than 11,000 miles riding the numerous bike trails. ...

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Carol Ethel Wigger JAN 31, 1939 - SEP 23, 2022

Carol Ethel Wigger

Carol Ethel Wigger died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, September 23, 2022.  Carol was born on January 31,1939 in Washington, D.C.  She was a parishioner of St James Catholic Church. Carol was a loving mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Ethel Fedak.  She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ralph Wigger; her daughter, Karen Winters (Mark Austin); her grandchildren, Megan, Sophie, and Ryan Winters; their father, Richard Winters; and her sister, Kathle ...

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Dennis Anthony Burns - SEP 22, 2022

Dennis Anthony Burns

Savannah  Dennis Anthony Burns, 58, died on September 22, 2022 at the home of his parents under the care of GHC Hospice.  He was born in Harvey, IL on January 29, 1964, and is survived by his mother, Rosemarie Burns, brother, Michael Burns,Jr, and his wife, Brenda Burns, sister, Mary Therese Grider, and her husband, David Grider and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  Dennis is preceded in death by his father, Michael, Sr. (Mike).  He attended Thornwood High School in South Holland, IL., where he was a member of the travelling band and the track team.  One of t ...

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Emma Jo Harn Shearin - SEP 22, 2022

Emma Jo Harn Shearin

Emma Jo Harn Shearin, age 77, passed away September 22, 2022 with Linda Myers Harn, sister-in-law and Wanda Hannaman, niece, by her side.  She will join her father and mother, Marvin and Virginia Harn; son, Danny Johnson; seven brothers, Louis, Lawrence, Marvin, Junior, Marion, Bobby, Cookie and Wade Harn; and three sisters, Frieda, Betty, and Midgie. She is survived by former husband, Buddy Shearin; three sisters-in-law, Coralyn Harn, Linda M. Harn, and Goldie Little. Oodles of nieces and nephews. Emma Jo loved animals, outdoors, reading the Bible, and God.  She loved playing ...

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Nancy Connor Gallaher - SEP 21, 2022

Nancy Connor Gallaher

Nancy Connor Gallaher, 77, of Thunderbolt, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Nancy was born on May 30, 1945 in Savannah, GA to Kenneth Wade Connor and Claudine Cathryn Crowley Connor and was younger sister to Kenneth Connor.  In 1963, she married Maury Clyde Gallaher III (Buddy), and they resided primarily in Thunderbolt, GA for the duration of their 59 year marriage. It was in the second generation, Gallaher family home on Bonaventure Road where they raised five children surrounded by the love and security of a simpler time of rope swings, tree houses, ...

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Will Theus Quaile MAR 31, 1930 - SEP 20, 2022

Will Theus Quaile

Will Theus Quaile, 92, died at her home at Isle of Hope on the 20th of September 2022. She was born in Savannah on March 31, 1930, to Will Hawkins Theus and Charlton Mayer Theus, Sr. She grew up in the house where she died, her family had owned the house for about 100 years. She spent her youth and later her adulthood crabbing, swimming, and boating off the dock and in the marshes of the Skidaway river. She went to Pape School and graduated from Ashley Hall in Charleston, S.C. in 1948. She studied art in New York City with Robert Brachman at the American Art School. On June 17, 1953, she marri ...

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Karl John Dreisbach - SEP 19, 2022

Karl John Dreisbach

Karl Dreisbach Karl John Dreisbach, 84, of Savannah, GA passed away into peace on September 19, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra (Smoyer) Dreisbach; a brother, Phil of Palm Springs, CA; sister-in-law, Trudy Dreisbach of Newnan, GA; brothers-in-law, Marvin Smoyer of Alexandria, VA and Bruce Smoyer of Charleston, WV. He was predeceased by his brother Wittiam. Karl was a graduate of Muhlenberg College and served in the military. He retired from Erie Insurance in 1994 as a supervisor of adjustors and litigation specialist. He and his wife spent many wonderful days golfing, ...

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Allan Maxwell Chagan - SEP 19, 2022

Allan Maxwell Chagan

Allan Maxwell Chagan passed away Monday, September 19, 2022.  He was born August 25, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Dr. Franklin Albert and Joyce Guthrie Chagan. Allan graduated from the Episcopal Academy in 1960 and then from Colgate University in 1964 with a degree in economics. He was also an All American and Captain of his soccer team while at Colgate.  He went on to receive a master’s in business from American University. Allan was in the Army signal corps and served in Vietnam.  In Gloucester, Massachusetts, he co founded Atlantic Diving Company, which event ...

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John A. Eustace SEP 11, 1942 - SEP 19, 2022

John A. Eustace

Guyton, GA John Eustace, age 79, of Guyton, GA, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022 at his home, under the care of his family and hospice.  A native of Savannah, he was a Marine Corps veteran, and was previously employed with the Chatham County Police Department, where he spent time on the Drug Squad, the Garden City Police Department, and was a former instructor with the Regional Police Academy at Armstrong State University. He was a lover of country music and a member of several local country bands.  He was a jokester, and loved being funny and making people laugh.  H ...

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Kumar Nagappan - SEP 19, 2022

Kumar Nagappan

Please click here to view Kumar's prayer service via livestream. The prayer service will begin at 2:00 PM EST on Sunday, September 25, 2022 The unimaginable and unthinkable has happened to a family in Savannah, GA, USA. Kumar Nagappan passed away on 19th September 2022 due to stage 4 cancer, within a month and half of being diagnosed.  He is survived by his wife and two daughters. He was a loving husband, doting father, dutiful son, and a trustworthy friend. At work, he was a knowledgeable mentor and a compassionate colleague. Above all he was a simple honest human being, who ...

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Horace (Sonny) Byron Colley JUL 08, 1939 - SEP 18, 2022

Horace (Sonny) Byron Colley

Horace “Sonny” Byron Colley, 83, died peacefully at home on Sunday, September 18, 2022 with his loving family by his side. The Savannah native was the son of the late Horace Byron Colley and Abby Payne. After graduating as E. Company Commander from Georgia Military Academy in 1958, Sonny continued his education at Armstrong State College. While working summer breaks in the credit department of Sears, Roebuck  Co., and becoming one of the youngest loan managers for this major retail giant, lead Sonny to his love of the financial world.  Sonny served as President ...

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Robert (Bob) Bennett Heath DEC 18, 1929 - SEP 17, 2022

Robert (Bob) Bennett Heath

Click here to view the service for Mr. Heath via livestream. The stream will be available at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2022.   Robert Bennett Heath (Bob), age 92, of Savannah GA died peacefully on September 17, 2022 at The Oaks on Skidaway Island. He was proceeded in death by Beverley, his loving wife for 57 years.  Bob was the devoted father of Sharolyn K Crotty (Thomas Crotty) and Richard Alan Heath (Kathryn Heath), and grandfather to four beautiful young adults; Sean Crotty, Paige Crotty Roy (married to Ian Roy), Victoria Heath Tormey (married to Samuel Tormey), and ...

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Linda Diane Moore JUN 16, 1950 - SEP 17, 2022

Linda Diane Moore

On Saturday. September 17. 2022. Linda Diane Moore, with her daughter, Lisa and her love, Gene by her side departed this life and reunited with her two beloved children James & Monica, who preceded her in death. Linda was diagnosed 1 month ago with what turned out to be the end of a long illness. She was hospitalized at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. Linda was born in Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania on June 16, 1950 to Robert William & Mary Jane Moore. Linda married the late James Kuhn Maloney. The couple subsequently relocated to Savannah. Ga where Mr. Maloney was stationed at HAAF bas ...

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Henry L. Waters AUG 14, 1938 - SEP 15, 2022

Henry L. Waters

Henry L. Waters (H.L.) 84, passed away September 15, 2022. He was born August 14, 1938 to Henry B. Waters and Frankie Waters of Statesboro. He was married 49 years to the love of his life, Linda Waters who preceded him in death 5 years prior.  Mr. and Mrs. Waters lived in Savannah where he worked, much like his father, in the home building industry.  H.L. retired from Neal Blun and worked subsequently for Southeastern Auto Auction. Surviving are his daughter, Pamela Waters Brinck and son-in-law Norm Brinck,Jr., sister Sylvia Ann Waters Glisson (Eugene), greatly loved and cherished ...

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Christopher Joseph Fahey - SEP 15, 2022

Christopher Joseph Fahey

Christopher Joseph Fahey, 65, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Memorial Health with his family by his side.  Chris was born December 24, 1956 in Savannah to the late Edward Joseph Fahey and Martha Bradley Fahey.  He was a 1974 graduate of Benedictine Military Academy and went on to receive his B.S. in Nursing from Armstrong Atlantic State University.  As his first career he worked in the shipping industry in logistics for over 25 years, before pursuing his passion in nursing.  Chris was an active member of Asbury Memorial Church, where he served in many capacitie ...

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Pamela Nesbit-Ferris - SEP 15, 2022

Pamela Nesbit-Ferris

Pamela Claire Nesbit-Ferris, 63, died Thursday, September 15, 2022, following complications from a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Savannah, Georgia, on October 12, 1958, to Emmett and Florence Nesbit, and lived most of her life in her beautiful hometown. Pam was a graduate of Jenkins High School, and later graduated from Armstrong State College, where she met her future husband, Charles Ferris. They married on June 19, 1982, and had two sons together, Walker and Garrison. Pam was employed for three years as a middle and high school teacher, while also, and subseque ...

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Maurine Krueger Bagwell - SEP 15, 2022

Maurine Krueger Bagwell

Maurine Elizabeth Bagwell  Maurine Bagwell passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on September 15th, 2022 after enjoying dinner with a small group of friends. She is remembered as a loving and steadfast mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, whose quiet strength and warmth will be missed every day by her loved ones.  Maurine was born to Nettie and Arthur Krueger in Houston, Texas on October 23,1928. She met and married Kenneth Leon Bagwell at a young age, devoting herself thereafter to Ken and their family. Together they forged a partnership wh ...

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Danny Edward Murray Sr. FEB 27, 1950 - SEP 15, 2022

Danny Edward Murray Sr.

Danny Edward Murray, Sr. passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022. Danny was born in Savannah, GA in 1950. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Cline and Ruby (Edwards) Murray, brothers and sisters Gene, James, Alvin, Wayne,  and Donna Murray, Carolyn (Murray) Hildebrant and Claudine (Murray) Bryant, and granddaughter Lauren Murray. A US Army veteran, Danny was an avid hunter and spent the majority of his career as foreman with Division 9 Contractors.  Danny leaves behind his son and daughter in law, Danny Murray, Jr. and Keshia, granddaughters Ava and Ansley Murray, bro ...

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Richard Thomas Wood OCT 16, 1931 - SEP 15, 2022

Richard Thomas Wood

DUE TO THE PENDING TROPICAL STORM, THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR RICHARD T. WOOD HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED.  Richard T. Wood, 90, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on September 15, 2022 in the home of his daughter Susan Wood of Atlanta, Georgia. Richard was born and raised in Altoona, Pennsylvania to Kenneth V. and Agnes G.Wood, and was the last of eight children. In addition to his parents and siblings, he was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth M. Wood and son Gregory T. Wood. After serving in the Korean War, Richard graduated from The American Colleg ...

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Elsie Lee Rivers Schaaf SEP 28, 1927 - SEP 14, 2022

Elsie Lee Rivers Schaaf

Elsie Lee Rivers Schaaf, 94, passed away on September 14, 2022.  The daughter of Ashley Stewart Rivers and Louise Goodwin Rivers of Savannah, she was born in Cocoa, Florida in 1927. She lived most of her life in Savannah, and attended local public schools. Elsie married John Aloysius Schaaf, Jr. in 1947 after his stint in the US Navy during WW II. They started a family in Savannah shortly thereafter, raising three children, along with a few special dogs and cats. Mostly working as a housewife and mother over the years, she had also gained retail sales experience as a teen working at ...

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Ellen Marie Dugan Casper JUN 18, 1965 - SEP 14, 2022

Ellen Marie Dugan Casper

Ellen Marie Dugan Casper, 57, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at her home with her family by her side.  Ellen was born June 18, 1965 in Queens, New York to the late John Edward Dugan and Mary Rose Rice Dugan.  She attended Daytona Beach State College.  She worked for Grumman in St. Augustine, FL, and also at the Sarasota County Court House.  Ellen loved the outdoors, and was an active snow and water skier, kayaker, and traveler. She is survived by her husband, Michael T. Casper, two sons, Brendan Casper (Allie), and Sean Casper (Mia Castillo), her sister, No ...

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Sarah Bell Keller MAR 14, 1947 - SEP 14, 2022

Sarah Bell Keller

Sarah Bell Keller, 75, of Somerset, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at home with loved ones. Sarah was born on March 14, 1947 in Johnstone, Scotland. Sarah was the beloved daughter of the late David Bell and Elizabeth Kelly Bell. Sarah married Jerry A. Keller in November 1966 in Crawley, England. Her passion was her family, Sarah was a devoted housewife and mother.  Those who knew Sarah “Flossy Mae”, knew how much she enjoyed her hot tea and watching television. Before Sarah’s illness, there wasn’t a time she missed her wrestling ...

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Christine Napolitano SEP 28, 1972 - SEP 14, 2022

Christine Napolitano

Christine Napolitano, 49, passed away September 14, 2022, surrounded by those who loved her. Christine was born September 28, 1972 and lived in Highland Falls, New York during her youth. Christine moved to Savannah, Georgia as a young adult and lived there until her death. She is the last daughter of Joseph Napolitano and Linda Napolitano.  Christine leaves behind her parents, her older sisters Lisa and Nikki, and her three children Justin, Kiera, and Alexis. Christine was loved by many people and was a radiant light to all that knew her. In lieu of flowers, the family wants ever ...

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Philip "Steve" Green APR 15, 1950 - SEP 13, 2022


Philip Steven Green, age 72, died September 13, 2022 at his residence, under the care of his wife and Hospice Savannah.  He was born April 15, 1950 in Rome, Georgia, where he graduated from West Rome High School in 1969.  He worked in the liquor distribution business for over 50 years.  He started work for North Georgia Distributing in Rome, and ended with United Distributing in Savannah, retiring in 2015.  He loved golf, boating, and the Georgia Bulldawgs. He was predeceased by his mother, Jane Latham Green, his father, Stanley Green, and his sister, Nina Oakes. He i ...

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James Ervin Sloan, III - SEP 13, 2022

James Ervin Sloan, III

James Ervin Sloan III (Jim) passed away after a sudden illness surrounded by loved ones on Sept. 13, 2022. Jim was a lifelong native of Savannah, Ga and was born on Nov. 3, 1952. Jim was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed bee keeping at his home "Wren's Nest" that he had lovingly restored with his wife Delores. He was very active at Thunderbolt Lodge #693 F&AM ascending to Worshipful Master in 2015.  He was also a member of White Star Chapter #367 OES, ascending to Worthy Patron in 2016-2017.    He is preceded in death by his Wife Delores L Elliso ...

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Derek Allen Drake JAN 18, 1981 - SEP 13, 2022

Derek Allen Drake

Derek Allen Drake, 41, died Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a short illness. The Las Vegas, NV native was born on January 18, 1981 to the late Wayne Edward Drake and Jackie Thornton Drake.  In addition to his mother, Derek is survived by an aunt, Margaret Congdon (Gary); and three uncles, Jimmy Thornton, Larry Thornton of Las Vegas and Richard Thornton (Cara) of Lodi, CA.   Derek will be deeply missed by so many. His friends celebrated his life on September 17, 2022 at the Dew Drop Inn.   ...

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Louis Franklin Umsted, Jr. OCT 31, 1928 - SEP 12, 2022

Louis Franklin Umsted, Jr.

Louis Franklin Umsted Jr. age 93, of Savannah, Georgia, formerly of Hinsdale, Illinois, died peacefully on September 12th 2022, making his last flight to his Lord. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Peggy, married for 67 years. Devoted father of Nancy (Gene) Sullivan, Eric (Margaret) Umsted and Jennifer Umsted McKinley. Grandfather to nine beautiful grandchildren, Ashley (Brad) Stollberg, Kevin Umsted, Stephen (Katie) McKinley, Patrick (Emily) Sullivan, William Sullivan, Cara (Aaron) Foster,Megan McKinley, JT ( Allie) Sandstedt and Ali (Brent) Phillip. Cherished Great Grandfather &nbs ...

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Tia Lamas Ramsey MAY 25, 1951 - SEP 10, 2022

Tia Lamas Ramsey

Tia Lamas Ramsey, 71, of Savannah, GA passed away peacefully Saturday, September 10, 2022, in her home. Tia was born on May 25, 1951, in Savannah, Ga. to Louis and Stella Lamas. Tia was the youngest of three sisters, along with Barbara Lamas Chisholm and Mary Lamas Wetherholt. Tia married Eddie Ramsey, Sr. in Savannah, GA in July of 1970. They lived on Charlene Street in Savannah, GA for most of their married life. Tia and Eddie had two children, Lisa Ramsey Fogarty and Edwin Joseph Ramsey, Jr. Tia was a long-standing member of St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church. She was fortunate enoug ...

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Terence N. Pelli JUL 28, 1959 - SEP 09, 2022

Terence N. Pelli

Terence Norbert Pelli (Terry), owner of Savannah Outboard Services for over twenty five years, born July 28,1959, died September 9, 2022 at Memorial Health University surrounded by his loving family. Terry was a truly generous person, always willing to give his time and expertise to people in need and expecting nothing in return. Country music was his favorite but he could tell you the title and artist of just about any song. He was a great  husband, father, papa and brother.  Terry's work ethic was second to none and he took no short cuts when accomplishing a task. Terry will be ...

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Joshua J. Huffman FEB 14, 1992 - SEP 08, 2022

Joshua J. Huffman

Joshua James Huffman, 30, of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully with family and friends at his side on September 8, 2022 at 11:35 p.m. EST at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. Josh was born February 14, 1992 to his parents Michael and Denise Huffman of Bowling Green Kentucky.  Josh was a 2010 graduate of Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, KY.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother John Michael Huffman, and his sister Kristen Huffman. He is also survived by his Grandmother Cordelia Huffman (Meemaw) of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Additionally, ...

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Mike Burns, Sr. - SEP 07, 2022

Mike Burns, Sr.

Mike Burns Sr died on September 7th, 2022 in his Savannah home of 35 years under the care of GHC Hospice. He was born on December 2,1935 in Highland Park, MI. Mike is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosemarie Burns; his sisters Maggie Johnson and Maureen Sanders, brother Tommy Burns, children Dennis, Michael (Brenda)Burns and Mary (David) Grider; his grandchildren Stephanie (David) Fox, Bridgette (Nicholas) Rogers, Karl Burns, Rachel Burns, and Natalie Grider; great grand children Riley and Evelyn Fox. He was preceded in death by his parents Stella and Gerald Burns and brothers Larry, ...

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Robert (Bob) John Judge JUN 15, 1937 - SEP 07, 2022

Robert (Bob) John Judge

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we share the passing of Bob Judge. He passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, September 7, 2022 surrounded by his loved ones. He fought a long and courageous battle with recent health issues. Bob was born on June 15, 1937 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Johnny and Vera Judge. He was a veteran of the Air Force and after his service he went on to work for American Airlines.In 1960 he met and later married the love of his life, Maribeth. Together they moved to New York were they lived for 45 years raising their four children. Bob work ...

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Ricardo S. Cuellar - SEP 07, 2022

Ricardo S. Cuellar

Ricardo S. Cuellar, 73, passed away September 7, 2022 at Riverview Health and Rehab.  He was born November 5, 1949 in Cuba, and worked in foodservice as a baker.  A private memorial will be held at a later date.  ...

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Bruce Thomas Barrett, Jr. MAR 14, 1947 - SEP 07, 2022

Bruce Thomas Barrett, Jr.

Bruce Thomas Barrett, Jr. of Fayetteville, North Carolina passed away on September 7, 2022, in Savannah, Georgia.  Bruce was born in Kingstree, South Carolina on March 14, 1947, to Bruce Thomas Barrett, Sr. and Alice Grayson Barrett. He lived most of his youth in New Bern, North Carolina and later he resided in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He spent his final four years living in Savannah, Georgia in the care of family, Ron and Janet Garner. Bruce graduated from Havelock High School in Havelock, North Carolina. He attended Lenoir Community College in Kinston, North Carolina and later B ...

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Thomas G. "Jerry" Green - SEP 07, 2022

Thomas G.

Thomas Gerald “Jerry” Green, 83, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA.  Jerry was born January 15, 1939 in Daisy, GA to the late Olin Green and Gussie Waters Rocker.  He was part of the first graduating class from Jenkins High School.  Jerry worked for the family business, Custom Dry Cleaners for 27 years, owned by his late in-laws, Harry and Mary Loper.  He lived in Savannah most of his life, before moving to Statesboro three years ago.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Diane Loper Green of Stat ...

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Retired Lieutenant General Donald E. (Rosie) Rosenblum JUN 03, 1929 - SEP 06, 2022

Retired Lieutenant General Donald E. (Rosie) Rosenblum

On Tuesday September 6th, surrounded by his loving children, Retired Lieutenant General Donald E. “Rosie” Rosenblum, of Savannah, Georgia passed away at age 93.  Rosie was born on June 3rd, 1929, in Flushing, NY and raised during the Depression in Hell’s Kitchen in New York. In 1948, he graduated from high school and followed his older brother, Bob, to college at The Citadel in Charleston, SC. His gregarious personality and self-confidence allowed him to thrive in its challenging environment. There, he played varsity baseball, commanded Mike Company, was a member of t ...

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Daniel Richard Hughey - SEP 06, 2022

Daniel Richard Hughey

On September 6, 2022, Daniel Richard Hughey of Savannah was called home at the age of 89. Born in Baltimore, Maryland to Richard and Thelmeta Hughey, he grew up in Baltimore with his parents and younger brother, Lee, and attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute before moving to Georgia to attend Georgia Tech. He graduated with a degree in Engineering and worked for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad before finding his passion in sales. He moved from Baltimore to Chicago and raised his family there. Dick worked for Sperry Univac (now Unisys) for over 35 years, selling computer solutions and improv ...

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Kellie Borsos - SEP 05, 2022

Kellie Borsos

 Savannah, GA:  Kellie Lynn Borsos, 57, died unexpectedly on September 5, 2022.  Kellie was born on October 2, 1964, in Salem, Ohio to Richard and Betty (Guy) Mollenkopf.             Kellie was blessed with a large family and is survived by her loving husband of 7 years, Peter W. Borsos, and daughters Meghan (Kyle) Mueller of Manhattan, IL, Brooke Harsh (Noah Cohen) of Salt Lake City, UT, and Cassandra Harsh (Samuel Kooyman) of Youngstown, OH, grandchildren Jayden Gurgone, Lydia and Theodora Mueller, and stepchildren Pete ...

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Clifford (Frank) Schuman, Jr. NOV 08, 1970 - SEP 05, 2022

Clifford (Frank) Schuman, Jr.

Clifford “Frank” Schuman Jr., 51, passed away on Monday September 5, 2022. Frank was born in Savannah, GA on November 8, 1970, to parents Frank Sr. and Linda (Carpenter).  Frank is a lifelong Tybee resident and was proud of his local roots. Locals called him the ambassador of Tybee and he was Tybee Strong. Frank loved to cook and made a lifelong career in culinary arts. He was the former Executive Chef of the Savannah Country Club and the current Executive Chef of the Flying Fish restaurant on Wilmington Island. On August 16, 2014, Frank married Lindsay (Farlow) and they ha ...

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Barbara Ann Mitchell Burke APR 03, 1961 - SEP 05, 2022

Barbara Ann Mitchell Burke

Barbara Burke was born on April 3rd 1961 in Savannah, Ga to the union of Ernest and Elease Mitchell in Savannah, GA. She completed her education at Groves High School in Savannah, GA. She was a resident of Beaufort, SC for many years with her then love & husband Jackie Burke.  Although Barbara did not have any children biologically, she loved and nourish her niece/daughter Tamaya Grant, bonus son Kari Wiggins & her furry companion Mishka as if they were her own.   Those that knew Barbara knew her as a kind, fun, outspoken and warm-hearted person that enjoyed everything ...

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Robert W. Williamson, Sr. - SEP 05, 2022

Robert W. Williamson, Sr.

Robert Wendell Williamson, Sr., 60, passed away Monday, September 5, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  He was born January 7, 1962 in Savannah.  Robert worked for the City of Savannah as a Crew Chief in the storm water department.  He was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and attended Calvary Baptist Temple. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.  He is preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ray Williamson, his sisters, Wanda McDermott and Audrey Pike.   Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Sybil Williamson of Savannah, his four children, Robert, Jr. of Savann ...

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Charles J. Gleason, Sr. MAR 15, 1945 - SEP 04, 2022

Charles J. Gleason, Sr.

Charles J. Gleason, Sr., 77, died peacefully on Sunday, September 4, 2022. The Savannah native was born on March 15, 1945 to the late Edward and Eulalia Rourke Gleason. Charles attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and was a graduate of Benedictine Military School and the University of Georgia. He heroically served in the U.S. Navy and was a master carpenter and a member of Carpenters Local 256.  Surviving is a son, Charles J. Gleason, Jr. of Boca Raton, FL; granddaughter, Harper Gleason of Boca Raton; and a grandson, Joseph Gleason of Savannah. Charles was preceded in ...

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Albert "Al" Stephenson AUG 11, 1937 - SEP 03, 2022


Albert “Al” Stephenson, of Richmond Hill, GA., passed on September 3, 2022, at St. Joseph Hospital in Savannah GA surrounded by loved ones. He was 85. Al was a graduate of Richmond Academy in Augusta GA., earned his bachelors at Presbyterian College in Clinton SC, and completed his Master’s in Physics at North Dakota State University in Fargo. Albert was predeceased by his first wife, Bess Cullison Stephenson. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Elma S. Stephenson, step-daughter Julie Getty (Bill Lucas), John Stephenson (Beverly), Carol  Davis (Jeff), Charles Step ...

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John (Jack) Harris Kinzie, V JUN 13, 1934 - SEP 02, 2022

John (Jack) Harris Kinzie, V

John (Jack) Harris Kinzie V passed away at his home in Savannah, Georgia on September 2, 2022 at age 88. Jack was born June 13, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a teenager, he moved to Savannah with his family and it became his lifelong home. Jack served in the United States Marine Corps, graduated from Georgia Tech, and retired from Union Camp in 1996 where he was the Electrical and Instrument Superintendent. Jack was devoted to his wife and family and was happily married to Laura for each and every one of their 67 years together. He enjoyed outdoor activities with his family including ...

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Larry Gene Franklin DEC 22, 1936 - SEP 01, 2022

Larry Gene Franklin

Larry Gene Franklin, age 85, passed away September 1, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born in Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan and was raised in Traverse City, Michigan.  He was a 1955 graduate of Traverse City High School. He served four years in the Air Force and was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia where he met his future wife, Gwen Strickland, and made Savannah his home.  He was recalled during the Cuban Crisis and was sent to France with the National Guard as a weapons specialist. He was employed by Victory Motors Mercedes Benz dealer ...

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Linda Marie Pitt Meyer DEC 23, 1947 - AUG 31, 2022

Linda Marie Pitt Meyer

Linda Marie Pitt Meyer, 74, peacefully passed away after a long battle with cancer on August 31, 2022 in her home. She was born on December 23, 1947 in North Muskegon, Michigan but spent most her her childhood in Massachusetts.  She attended American Willard Elementary School followed by boarding school at Howard School for Girls in West Bridgewater, MA.  She met husband, Charles (Chic) Meyer, at Stetson University in Deland, FL where she joined Pi Beta Phi sorority and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.  Linda and Chic married in 1970 in Harwichport, MA.  Work ...

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Dan Tan Nguyen APR 09, 1948 - AUG 30, 2022

Dan Tan Nguyen

Dan Tan Nguyen, 74, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at his home with his wife by his side.  He was born April 9, 1948 in Saigon, Vietnam to the late Dan and Xuyen Do Nguyen.  Mr. Nguyen and his family were the first Vietnamese to move to Savannah in 1975.  He served in the Vietnamese Air Force, with flight training at Hunter Army Airfield.  Mr. Nguyen retired from Gulfstream Aerospace after 30 years of service, and was an active member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.  He was the President and Founder of Vietnamese Nationalists of Savannah. Surviving M ...

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William "Randy" Gooding NOV 21, 1943 - AUG 28, 2022


William Randolph “Randy” Gooding, 78, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born November 21, 1943 to the late Jacob Randolph Gooding and Ermadese Smiley Gooding.  Randy was a longtime resident of Savannah and most recently lived in Richmond Hill at Bryan County Health and Rehab.  He was a founding member of Southside Baptist Church.   He was an alum of Armstrong State College, worked as a manager at Georgia Pacific, as well as an accountant for other business’ in downtown Savannah.  In addition to his paren ...

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Cynthia Suellen Wilson Luther SEP 23, 1944 - AUG 27, 2022

Cynthia Suellen Wilson Luther

Cynthia Suellen Wilson Luther, 77, of Manning, SC passed away Saturday, August 27, 2022, after a short illness. Cynthia was born September 23, 1944 in Savannah, GA to the late James Corde Wilson and Susie Pearl Dyches. She was a 1962 graduate of Savannah High School. Cynthia meant the world to so many people. She was a loving and devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend. Cynthia never met a stranger; her pure joy of life was infectious, and her laughter was contagious. She was the life of the party that would bring a smile to everyone’s ...

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Demiana Salama - AUG 26, 2022

Demiana Salama

"So small and so sweet. Our little angel. You held our fingers, yet you touched our hearts deeply.  You said nothing, yet taught us so much. You gave us your precious time and gained infinite.  You lived and accomplished life's ultimate goal in so little time. You made us proud, happy with God's blessings and mercy. We prayed for a little girl, and God gave us an angel. Until we see you again, we love you so much sweet, Demiana.   We love you so much,  Joseph, Mariam, Nathanael, Zachary and Daniel" ...

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Elizabeth Ann (Ford) Andrews SEP 13, 1950 - AUG 25, 2022

Elizabeth Ann (Ford) Andrews

Elizabeth Ann (Ford) Andrews passed away at home on Thursday, August 25th, 2022, surrounded by her family. “Lizzie” was born on September 13th, 1950, in Savannah, GA to Maggie T. (Pace) and James P. Ford was the middle child. She loved spending time with her family. Elizabeth graduated from Jenkins High School in 1968, eventually going to work for the telephone company, later working at East Coast Terminal as an Executive Assistant until her retirement. Her coworkers knew her as a kind and funny person, bringing life to the workplace. She was an avid bowler, bowling many years in a ...

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Richard "Dick" Evans - AUG 25, 2022


RICHARD GALE EVANS, JR.  Richard Gale Evans, Jr. (“Dick’) passed away on August 25, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia at age 89.  He was born December 31, 1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio to parents Richard Gale and Naomi Hoffman Evans.  Dick grew up in the Pleasant Ridge neighborhood in Cincinnati and graduated from Walnut Hills High School in 1951. Dick attended Kenyon College in Gambier, OH where he joined the Air Force ROTC and Delta Tau Delta fraternity.  He also played football and was an accomplished midfielder on the lacrosse team.  During his senior year at Ken ...

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Dorothy Marie Silpath Reeves DEC 07, 1919 - AUG 24, 2022

Dorothy Marie Silpath Reeves

Dorothy Marie Silpath Reeves departed her life on Earth on August 4, 2022. She was a resident of The Marshes of Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA. Her life began on December 7, 1919, and she grew up in "Springside," Burlington township New Jersey, the only child of Frank Peacock Silpath and Jenny Williams Smith Silpath. After graduating from Wilbur Watts High School (Burlington H.S.), in 1938, she earned her Register Nursing Degree in 1941 from West Jersey Homeopathic Nursing Hospital in Camden, NJ. Robert Cooper Reeves was her sweetheart when they graduated together from high school, ...

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Meriel Newman Cupstid - AUG 24, 2022

Meriel Newman Cupstid

Meriel Jean Newman Cupstid, 88, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at her home in Savannah.  She was born in Bulloch County, GA to the late John Miller Newman and Lera Iler Newman.  Mrs. Cupstid was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Temple.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Joy Newman Kleeman and Mary Newman Estill, and her brother, Edwin Newman. Surviving Mrs. Cupstid are her daughter, Gina Marie Cupstid Capo, and son-in-law, John J. Capo III, son, Timothy Karl Cupstid, and daughter-in-law, Barbara Rutledge Cupstid, daughter ...

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Alice Ophelia Stanley Johnson OCT 18, 1919 - AUG 23, 2022

Alice Ophelia Stanley Johnson

Alice Ophelia Stanley Johnson, age 102, died August 23, 2022.  She was born in Toombs County, Georgia, and she was a long-time resident of Savannah.  She was a retiree of Union Camp Corporation. Alice was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a former member of Morningside Baptist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Tillman Johnson. She is survived by nephews, Ira Dupree Buffington, Jr. (Diane) of Simpsonville, SC, Jerry Riley (Lu) of Savannah, and Robert H. Stanley (Lanelle) of Jacksonville, FL; nieces, Alice Pennington (Jimmy) of Green C ...

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Michelle Catherine Verwiel JUL 14, 1989 - AUG 23, 2022

Michelle Catherine Verwiel

Michelle Catherine Verwiel, resident of the Landings Community made her transition from this life to eternal life on August 23, 2022. Michelle was born on July 14, 1989, in Savannah, Ga. to very loving and nurturing parents, John and Gabriela Verwiel. Her maternal grandparents, Dr. George and Yolanda Negron and paternal grandparents, Bernard and Mary Rose Verwiel also played an integral part in her life as it related to her religious education and her understanding the importance of having strong personal values and strong family relationships. She embraced her faith at an early age at the Sai ...

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Preeti J. Francis Menon AUG 27, 1984 - AUG 22, 2022

Preeti J. Francis Menon

  After a heroic battle with cancer, Preeti J Francis Menon, 37, died peacefully at her home in Pooler,Ga on 22nd August 2022, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family. She died as she lived, fearlessly! We love her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives. Preeti was born in Pune, India in August 1984, to John Francis and Kshama Francis. She graduated from Pune University in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and started her career at Infosys as a Software Engineer where she met Rahul Menon. Preeti married Rahul in December 2009 . They came t ...

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Waverly Phillip Jones - AUG 20, 2022

Waverly Phillip Jones

                On August 20th, 2022, at the age of 76 following a 8-month fight with cancer, Waverly Phillip Jones passed away. A strong-willed military man to the very end, he chose to pass from this life on his own terms, surrounded by beloved family in the comfort of the home he shared with his second wife, Diana Lee Langer Jones. Waverly, or “Phil” as he chose to go by, was born May 26th, 1946 in southern England, and grew up in his hometown of Richmond Hill, GA. He was the second oldest of 10 siblin ...

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Emelie Jean Pfefferle Weaver - AUG 20, 2022

Emelie Jean Pfefferle Weaver

Emelie Pfefferle Weaver, 82, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born in Toledo, Ohio to the late Robert and Louise Pfefferle.  Mrs. Weaver was a communicant of the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist.  She was a member of The Landings Club, and The Landings Art Association.   She enjoyed many years of golf, tennis, and traveling with her husband.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Bradley James Weaver. She is surviving by her husband of 61 years, Lawrence J. Weaver, son and da ...

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Gordon Stanley Powers AUG 03, 1937 - AUG 20, 2022

Gordon Stanley Powers

Gordon Stanley Powers, 85, died peacefully on Saturday, August 20, 2022. The Washington DC native was the son of Stanley and Ethel Powers. Gordon began a career in banking before opening and operating an employment agency that provided temporary employees to the Federal Government. Gordon is survived by his loving wife, Linda of Savannah; daughter, Dawn from Chicago, IL; a sister, Linda from Maryland; and six grandchildren. A memorial service is being planned and will be announced by Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. Gordon will be interred in Parklawn Cemetery in Roc ...

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Oravadee Patimavirujh - AUG 19, 2022

Oravadee Patimavirujh

Oravadee Patimavirujh, 73, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022 at Memorial Health.  She was born April 21, 1949 in Thailand.  She worked for Hirano's Restaurant for many years.  A private family service will be held by the family.    ...

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Phillip Lynwood Donaldson SEP 05, 1933 - AUG 18, 2022

Phillip Lynwood Donaldson

Phillip Lynnwood Donaldson “Phil” was born September 5, 1933 in Savannah, Georgia, the eldest son of Kermit L. Donaldson and Maude Cowart Donaldson.  He attended Savannah High School and the University of Georgia where he received a Bachelor degree in Business Administration.  Upon graduation he entered the U. S. Air Force, acquiring his basic pilot training at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas, and later B-47 jet aircraft training at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas.  He was stationed at Davis-Monthan, a Strategic Air Command base in Tucson, Arizona w ...

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Dolores Lynn Coward OCT 03, 1937 - AUG 18, 2022

Dolores Lynn Coward

Dolores Lynn Coward, 84, went home to be with the LORD early Thursday morning, August 18, 2022 at home surrounded by family. She was born October 3, 1937 in Savannah, GA.  She was a homemaker, devoted wife and mother, loving grandmother, and a devout Christian. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, and in her younger years she was actively involved in many church activities including teaching Sunday School.  She was also very active in helping family and friends, generous with many charities, played a key role in raising her grandchildren (often lovingly referred to ...

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Olive Kale (Walker) Dixon JUL 12, 1926 - AUG 18, 2022

Olive Kale (Walker) Dixon

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Olive K. Dixon, our loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all whose lives she touched. She passed away peacefully, at the age of 96, on August 18, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. Olive, the daughter of Rev. R. C. and Maxie Kale, was born in Highlands, NC, raised in Daisy, GA and graduated from Claxton high school in Claxton, GA.  She worked as the office manager for Lesser’s Men’s Quality Shop before accepting employment with the Chatham County DMV, a position from which she retired.  Olive was ...

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Pamela Stewart JAN 12, 1958 - AUG 18, 2022

Pamela Stewart

Pamela Stewart, formerly Goodine Cullen, passed away on August 18, 2022. She is survived by her husband George B Stewart II and daughter Tiffany Cullen. Pamela will be greatly missed by her friends and family here and around the country. As a young woman living in Charleston, SC, in the 70’s, Pamela was the first black person to own a business on King Street and one of the youngest business owners in the city. As a young business owner in Charleston, Pamela met who would become her closest and lifetime friend Julia Campbell when she dropped a pencil while standing on a sidewalk.  ...

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Lester Edward Powell JAN 18, 1924 - AUG 16, 2022

Lester Edward Powell

In the early morning of August 16th, 2022, Lester Powell Sr., aged 98, passed peacefully in his sleep. One of eight children of Tillman and Imogene Powell, he was born on January 18, 1924 in Augusta, GA. His youth was spent between school and working in the family grocery but in 1940 he joined the Marine Corps as an original member of Augusta’s 19th BN Marine Corps Reserve Unit, he loyally served for 26 years.  His overseas service in WWII included deployment to Lisbon, Portugal, followed by service in the South Pacific including Eniwetok, Samoa, and the Marshall Island ...

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Ernest Grey Cammack (Grey) JUL 23, 1936 - AUG 16, 2022

Ernest Grey Cammack (Grey)

Ernest Grey Cammack (Grey), 86 of Savannah passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.   Grey was born July 23, 1936 in Mobile, AL and moved to Savannah as a child. He attended Savannah High School (1955) and Georgia Tech (1959).  Grey served in the navy following college and then worked as a civilian in the Naval Department in the Washington, DC area for over 30 years.   Upon his retirement Grey and his wife Joyce pursued their love of sailing travelling up and down the east coast and to the Bahamas.  When his sea legs looked for firm ground after m ...

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Craig (Bubba) Groover, Sr. NOV 19, 1934 - AUG 15, 2022

Craig (Bubba) Groover, Sr.

Craig Groover, Sr. (Bubba) passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  The Savannah native was a longtime communicant of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Bubba was employed by Central of Georgia Railroad and Southern Railroad for more than 40 years. His passions included fishing, traveling with family, nature, and life by the water. Bubba was preceded in death by a daughter. Margaret Marie Groover; parents, Henry B. and Margaret Craig Groover; sister, Margaret Groover Kenny; and three brothers,  Henry B. Groover, Jr., Ro ...

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Iona Lanigan Denmark - AUG 14, 2022

Iona Lanigan Denmark

Iona Lanigan Denmark, 86, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2022, after a long illness at her residence, Buckingham South. She was born on September 7, 1935, in Cobbtown, Georgia, to the late Troy and Dessie Lanigan. At age 17, she met Jack DeVane Denmark and then married him; they celebrated sixty-six loving and beautiful years of marriage together until he died in 2019. “Miss Iona,” as she was known to her many friends, always regarded her most significant accomplishment and happiness in her life was to raise and love her three children. Iona, beside her husband, owned and man ...

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Lynn G. Gergacs MAR 24, 1949 - AUG 14, 2022

Lynn G. Gergacs

Lynn G. Gergacs, 73, died peacefully on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Lynn was born in Savannah, the daughter of Maurice and Betty (Sloat) Goslee. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church along with being a nursury and preschool aid at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church. Lynn also worked as a hair assistant at Horst and Company. She loved plants, decorating, fashion, shopping, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Lynn is survived by her son; Barrett Gergacs, daughter-in-law; Nikki Gergacs, grandchildren; Grace Gergacs and Finley Gergacs, Daughter; Tara Fisher, s ...

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Barbara M. "Sugar" Hall - AUG 13, 2022

Barbara M.

Barbara M. “Sugar” Hall, 86, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Hospice Savannah with her family by her side.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to many.  She was born August 30, 1935 to the late James Alouis Huml, Sr., and Doris Huml, and was preceded in death by her husband, Richard W. Hall, Sr. Barbara was very active and held several officer positions in the Alee Shriners Ladies Auxiliary, Alee Patrol Ladies Auxiliary, and Tybee Light Shrine Club Auxiliary.  She enjoyed Friday afternoon cards ...

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Elizabeth (Libby) Lawrence Blake MAR 19, 1952 - AUG 13, 2022

Elizabeth (Libby) Lawrence Blake

Elizabeth (Libby) Lawrence Blake passed away August 13, 2022 with her husband and daughter at her side after a 3-year battle with MDS.  She was born in Dublin, GA on March 19, 1952 and attended Dublin Public Schools.  She graduated from Georgia College in Milledgeville in 1974 and began her teaching career.  She moved to Savannah in 1977 to teach in the high school at Savannah Christian.  From there she taught at Savannah Country Day for 21 years and then finished up at Hancock Day School until she retired in 2015. She loved teaching Middle School Science and, for some r ...

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James Francis Cullina, Jr. MAR 17, 1961 - AUG 12, 2022

James Francis Cullina, Jr.

James Francis Cullina, Jr., 61, passed away Friday, August 12 after a short illness and now resides in Heaven with his wife, the love of his life, Rimma. James was born on Saint Patrick’s Day 1961 in Fort Huachuca Arizona to James Francis, Sr. and Myrna Foshee Cullina. James is preceded in death by his wife Rimma Ivragimova Cullina of Russia, his mother Myrna Cullina of Savannah, his sisters Kitty Risher and Peggy Sims of Dothan Alabama, and his brother Sean Cullina of Pinckard Alabama. He is survived by his father James Francis Cullina, Sr. of Madison Alabama, his sisters Terri Cu ...

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Shirley Shuman Allen FEB 11, 1932 - AUG 12, 2022

Shirley Shuman Allen

Shirley Shuman Allen of Savannah, Georgia died on August 12, 2022 at her home after a brief illness.  She was born on February 11, 1932 in Savannah, Georgia and was a lifelong resident of Savannah. Shirley was a graduate of Commercial High School, class of 1949 and Georgia Teachers College, 1952, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Shirley was the only child of the late Ellis H. Shuman and Clistye Lanier Tillman of Pembroke, Georgia.  She married B. E. Allen in 1973.  They enjoyed several interesting years together traveling to many different locations. ...

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Don Edward Reinke JUN 13, 1949 - AUG 11, 2022

Don Edward Reinke

Mr. Don Edward Reinke, age 73, died on Thursday August 11, 2022, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. The Kansas City, Missouri native was the son of the late Paul Reinke and Mary Drake Reinke. Mr. Reinke lived in Knoxville for 25 years before moving to Savannah in the 90’s. He pursued several different business ventures before finding his true passion, to preserve the historic integrity of the many Victorian homes in Savannah. Don restored and revived much of the historic districts in Savannah bringing a positive change to the area.  Don enjoyed cooking and spending qualit ...

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Richard Edward "Jack" Daniels, Jr. - AUG 11, 2022

Richard Edward

Richard Edward “Jack” Daniels, Jr., 81, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022 at his home with his wife by his side. Jack was born July 6, 1941 in Shreveport, LA to the late Richard Edward Daniels, Sr. and Marian Meyer Daniels.  He worked in sales most of his life and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  In his younger years he enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of the C.B. Club. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jones Daniels, sons, Dennis Daniels, and Jonathan Daniels, his brother, Francis “Dan” Daniels (Star), and other relatives. ...

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Ruth Wehman McGuire JUL 30, 1928 - AUG 11, 2022

Ruth Wehman McGuire

Ruth Wehman McGuire, 94, died peacefully on Thursday, August 11, 2022. Ruth was born in Portchester NY on July 30, 1928 to the late Mr. & Mrs. Nils Wehman. She was a 1946 graduate of Greenwich High School and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  Ruth attended the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA.  She was a medical transcriptionist for many years and volunteered her time to the Red Cross, and  Mental Health and Adult Literacy organizations.  Ruth was the proud wife of the late USMC Major William Dennis McGuire, who passed away on July 1st 1997.  She ...

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Anne Katherine Fretwell Mintz SEP 18, 1928 - AUG 10, 2022

Anne Katherine Fretwell Mintz

Anne Katherine Fretwell Mintz passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at her home following a long illness.  Anne was born in Savannah, Ga during a hurricane on September 18, 1928, to Howard and Annie Bunger Fretwell. The family lived “over the store” – Bunger’s Grocery Store on Ogeechee Road – which her grandfather established after immigrating from Germany in the 19th Century. Anne graduated from Savannah High School in 1947, where she was editor for the Blue and White school newspaper. Following high school, she earned her associates degree in Home E ...

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Bonnie Ann Boykin Sessums FEB 09, 1947 - AUG 09, 2022

Bonnie Ann Boykin Sessums

Bonnie Boykin Sessums, 75, passed away peacefully August 9, 2022, at Candler Hospital with family by her side. She was born February 9, 1947, in Savannah, Georgia, to Geraldine and Roscoe “Bus” Boykin. She attended Savannah High School and graduated in 1964. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by the love of her life, Bill Sessums. Bonnie loved everything Disney, especially Mickey Mouse, and going to Disney World. She loved playing cards with her friends and family, was an avid reader and baked the best Christmas cookies. She loved watching Duke basketball and r ...

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Doris Margaret Ahern Thompson SEP 22, 1924 - AUG 08, 2022

Doris Margaret Ahern Thompson

Remembering Doris In Memory of Doris Margaret Ahern Thompson September 22, 1924 - August 8, 2022   Doris was born in 1924 in Cresco, Iowa, to her parents, Joseph and Blanche Catherine Ahern. When she was 21 years old she joined her sister in Oceanside, California, and began work at Western Union Telegraph Company. A young and handsome US Marine (Johnnie Thompson), having just arrived in the states after surviving the battle in Iwo Jima in WWII, came in to wire money to his mother in the state of Georgia. Johnnie found Doris strikingly beautiful and, as all love stories unfold, ...

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Anne Sheehan Blanco JUL 24, 1943 - AUG 08, 2022

Anne Sheehan Blanco

Please click here to view the Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Anne Blanco. The livestream will begin at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022.  SAVANNAH – Anne Sheehan Blanco passed away August 8, 2022, at home surrounded by her children and grandchildren after a short battle with cancer.  She was born to Joseph and Valerie Sheehan on July 24, 1943 in Savannah, Georgia.  She attended Blessed Sacrament School (‘57) and St. Vincent’s Academy (‘61) where she served as that school’s first president of the student council.  She received an Ass ...

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Michael Eugene Sigman AUG 24, 1947 - AUG 07, 2022

Michael Eugene Sigman

Michael Eugene Sigman, 74, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on August 7, 2022 under the care of Hospice Savannah, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Michael was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina on August 24, 1947 to Guy Huitt Sigman and Madge Wilkie Sigman.  He lived there until 1965 when he moved to Charleston, South Carolina to attend the Baptist College of Charleston (now known as Charleston Southern University), where he had a baseball scholarship and served as a pitcher for the baseball team.  In February of 1966, he met his future wife, Julia Louisa H ...

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Dennis Joseph Hutton FEB 18, 1946 - AUG 07, 2022

Dennis Joseph Hutton

Dennis Joseph Hutton entered into eternal rest peacefully on August 7, 2022 surrounded by loved ones after 76 years of a life well lived. His love of family, friends, hard work and travel will never be forgotten. Dennis, affectionately known as Poke to some and as Papa Poke to his 14 grandchildren, is preceded in death by his mother and father, Marguerite and Joseph Hutton, and his brother Chris Hutton. Poke is survived by five siblings: Joseph Hutton (Eileen), Susan Hutton, John Hutton (Jeanne), Greg Hutton (Sandy), and Mary Gilker (Paul); and four children: Shiloh Hutton (Amber), Erin She ...

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John R. Magos - AUG 07, 2022

John R. Magos

John Raymond Magos, 27, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022 at his home in Hardeeville, SC.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  ...

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Melba McAllister Priestley NOV 18, 1932 - AUG 06, 2022

Melba McAllister Priestley

Melba McAllister Priestley, wife of the late Robert Edward Priestley, died August 6, 2022 at home after a brief illness. Born in Montgomery County, Georgia,on November 18, 1932, Melba was the only child of the late Duncan and Etheleene D. McAllister.  She earned her BS in Education at Georgia Teachers College (now known as Georgia Southern University) and  received her MS in Education from Armstrong State University (now Georgia Southern University).  She retired in 1991 after 32 years of teaching.  In those 32 years, she touched the lives of hundreds of students in ...

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Patti Rabon Alday FEB 24, 1960 - AUG 06, 2022

Patti Rabon Alday

Patti Rabon Alday, 62, died peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at St. Joseph's Hospital.  The family will hold a private service in Patti's hometown at a later date.  ...

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Sandra (Sandi) Tomblin Head AUG 26, 1941 - AUG 06, 2022

Sandra (Sandi) Tomblin Head

On August 6, 2022 after a brave fight with cancer, Sandra (Sandi) Rebecca Tomblin Head, 80, passed away at her home in Savannah, Georgia surrounded by family.  Sandi was born on August 26, 1941 in Lee County, Alabama to Mildred McMillian Morgan and Franklin Elwood Tomblin.  She was a graduate of Baker High School (Class of 1959) in Columbus, Georgia and attended Columbus College & Florida State University. In the early 1960’s, Sandi began working at the Social Security Administration.  She retired in 1987 after 25+ years, to start Real ...

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Terry Lane Morris - AUG 05, 2022

Terry Lane Morris

Terry Lane Morris, 68, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at Memorial Health with his family by his side.  He was born September 7, 1953 in Edmond, OK to the late J.B. and Doris Morris.  Terry was an active member of Isle of Hope United Methodist Church, and the New Hope Sunday School Class.  He retired as the owner of Coastal Resources.  He was an avid golfer, hunter, and enjoyed spending time on the water with his family.  Terry was also a member of the Forest City Gun Club.  He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Johnnie Ann Morris, two sons, Christo ...

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Fern Wilson MAR 21, 2022 - AUG 05, 2022

Fern Wilson

Fern Wilson, 81, widow of Harry L. Wilson, III, died peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022 The family will privately celebrate Fern's life.. Please light a candle or leave a condolence on our online guestbook.    ...

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Susan Pamela Sims Ohsiek DEC 14, 1958 - AUG 05, 2022

Susan Pamela Sims Ohsiek

Susan Pamela Sims Ohsiek, 63, passed away on Friday August 5, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, GA. Susan was born December 14, 1958 in Savannah, GA to Orville Leroy Sims Sr. and Gloria Ann Von Waldner Sims. She attended St. James Catholic School and St. Vincent’s Academy. The greatest joy in her life was being a mother and a grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents as well as her husband, John Henry Ohsiek III “Jay.” She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Shelley and Tanner Howell of Savannah, GA, her son, John Henry Ohsiek IV &ld ...

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Gale (Sky) Edeawo MAR 22, 1946 - AUG 05, 2022

Gale (Sky) Edeawo

Gale "Sky" Edeawo, age 76, died on August 5, 2022, with her granddaughter by her side. The Detroit, Michigan native moved to Los Angeles, California in 1960. She later spent five years in Paris and Amsterdam before returning to Los Angeles in 1985. She moved to Savannah in 1998.  A well-published freelance writer, having been awarded five literary awards, she was the official Chatham County Storyteller and Literary Coach from 2001 until 2009. The founder and Executive Director of Project Welcome Home was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Police and the American Correctio ...

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Manjeri (Jeri) Subramaniam Raman - AUG 04, 2022

Manjeri (Jeri) Subramaniam Raman

Manjeri “Jeri” Subramaniam Raman, 79, died in Savannah GA on August 4, 2022 of unexpected complications from esophageal cancer. Jeri was born in Calicut (now Kozhikode), India in August 1942, to M.R Subramaniam and Alamelu Subramaniam.  In 1967, he came to Buffalo, New York to study chemical engineering.  He enjoyed a long career with Spencer-Kellogg (Buffalo, NY), Calgon Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA), and SNF Holding Co. (Riceboro, GA). In 1970, he married Krishna Ranganathan.  They raised two children and two dogs in Pittsburgh and Savannah.  In 1978, Jeri became ...

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James "Bubba" Linton - AUG 04, 2022



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Patricia JoAnn Canady JUL 22, 1934 - AUG 04, 2022

Patricia JoAnn Canady

Patricia JoAnn Canady, age 88, passed away in her home in Savannah, Georgia on August 4, 2022. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 22, 1934. Her parents were Michael Tot and Irene Szabototh. As a child, her father ran a restaurant in Detroit and she had fond memories of VE Day in 1945. She worked at Wright-Patterson Airforce base and served as an assistant to astronaut, James Irwin. She was married to Wilfred Joseph “Bill” Skelly and then later to Pepperdine business professor, Dr. Robert Mayo “Bob” Canady. Living in Southern California, Pat utilized her entrep ...

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Roberta Smith, MD MAY 25, 1940 - AUG 03, 2022

Roberta Smith, MD

On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022, Roberta McNeill Smith, MD, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and physician, passed away at the age of 82, having been surrounded by family and friends in the weeks preceding her death. Roberta, known as “Berta” to her friends, was born on May 25, 1940 in Columbia, South Carolina, the only child of Sophia Roberta Castine and William James McNeill. Her mother was a nurse, and her father a head bank teller. Berta wanted to be a doctor for as long as she could remember. After visiting the campus of Duke University in the winter of her Juni ...

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Dixie Crystal Marks Dickey DEC 22, 1928 - AUG 02, 2022

Dixie Crystal Marks Dickey

Dixie Crystal Marks Dickey, age 93, passed away August 2, 2022 at Hospice of Savannah.  A lifelong resident of Savannah, Georgia, she will be mourned by her family and friends for her loving heart, warm smile, and excellent Bridge playing skills.  She was born December 22, 1928 at the Dixie Crystals Savannah Sugar Refinery.  She attended Savannah High School. She was predeceased by her husband, William Edward Dickey. One of eight children, she is survived by her brother, Allen Marks; her four children, Cheryl Smith (Jerry), Janet Hendrix (Stephen), Loretta Crystal Boyd (Ga ...

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Elizabeth Fulton JAN 19, 1946 - AUG 02, 2022

Elizabeth Fulton

Elizabeth A. Fulton, 76, Died peacefully on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Elizabeth was born in Savannah, the daughter of Jack and Ann (Jurgensen) Fulton. She served as the President of the St. Vincent’s Academy Alumni (Class of 1964) along with being an active member of the St. James Catholic Church. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 5, 2022 Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Vincent’s Academy, 207 E. Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401.    ...

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James "Jim" Patrick Jennings MAR 23, 1966 - AUG 02, 2022


James “Jim” Patrick Jennings passed away August 2, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hopsital in Savannah. Jim was born on March 23, 1966 in Huntsville, AL to Gerald and June Jennings. He graduated from S.R.Butler High School in 1984, and went on to graduate with a degree in Business from Georgia State College in 1991. He worked in sales and marketing for over 30 years, currently with Kelly Tours. Jim married the love of his life, Lisa Hamilton Jennings on July 20, 1991. They recently celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary. They have three sons, Ryan Thomas Jennings (Maggie), Lando ...

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Frederick Feus, Jr. MAY 25, 1933 - AUG 02, 2022

Frederick Feus, Jr.

Frederick Feus, Jr., 89, passed away August 2, 2022 at Candler Hospital with his family by his side.  Fred, known as “Bubber” was born May 25, 1933, to Frederic Feus, Sr. and Julia Gammert Feus. Bubber was a lifelong member of the Lutheran Church of the Ascension. He is preceded in death by his middle son, Frederick Feus, III and his sister, Joan Feus Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Judy Walker Feus; two sons, Joseph Frederick Feus (Donna) and Robert Frederick Feus (Kim); daughter-in-law, Hollie Ridgdill Feus; seven grandchildren; and eight great gran ...

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Gary Thomas Strength SEP 25, 1945 - AUG 02, 2022

Gary Thomas Strength

Gary Thomas Strength, of Richmond Hill, Georgia, died on August 2, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was 76. He was a graduate of Valley High School, in Valley, Alabama, and Auburn University and worked in a variety of positions in management and sales throughout his career. Gary was entrepreneurial and enjoyed cooking and sharing meals with others, bragging on his children and grandchildren, and holding court with tall tales and colorful jokes. He had a passion for buying and selling second-hand items, especially cars. He saw value in things and people that others sometimes missed. B ...

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Nancy Ruth Mock JUL 21, 1947 - AUG 02, 2022

Nancy Ruth Mock

Nancy Ruth Mock, 75 passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Tahlequah Hospital in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, after a brief illness. Nancy was born on July 21, 1947, in Savannah, Georgia, to William Harold Mock, Sr. and Wyleen Cullen Mock. She lived in Savannah most of her life until moving to Oklahoma over 25 years ago. In 1999, she purchased a parcel of land in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and embraced the Cherokee culture.  On that land she herself built a log cabin, where she chose and enjoyed a solitude life, which she loved.  Her family there were her animals which included, at ...

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William Stephen Bowen, Jr. FEB 14, 1938 - AUG 01, 2022

William Stephen Bowen, Jr.

William Stephen Bowen, Jr. of Savannah passed away on August 1, 2022 after a brief illness. He was born on February 14, 1938 in Blackshear, GA to William Stephen Bowen Sr.“Buddy” and Alafae Jones Bowen. Stephen graduated from Blackshear High School and was a member of the 1956 State Championship basketball team. While earning a Mechanical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech, he served as president of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He then attended Stanford University where he received master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration. He began his bus ...

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Cam Ly Dang - JUL 31, 2022

Cam Ly Dang

Cam Ly Dang (1939 – 2022) On July 31, 2022, Mrs. Cam Ly Dang passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was 83 years old.  Born on 1939 in Xuan Ninh, Mong Cai, Vietnam.  In 1975, she fled Vietnam with her husband and seven children to an unfamiliar country, not knowing the language, culture, and people.  Through her faith and strength, she was a successful business owner while raising her children and servicing her church and community.  She cared deeply for her family and community. She was always the first to offer help. She was selfless and gave her time genero ...

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Kevin William Sikes NOV 09, 1984 - JUL 31, 2022

Kevin William Sikes

Kevin William Sikes, 37, died, Sunday at home in Newington, GA. The Savannah native was a longtime resident of Bulloch and Screven counties. Kevin was born on November 9, 1984 to Tina Sikes and John Vincent. He was a friend to all and loved by so many. His greatest joy and immeasurable pride came from his three daughters, Kaitlynn, Adilynn, and Marilynn. Kevin was an extremely hard worker and very talented. He was known as one of the best roofers in the Savannah area. Kevin was a very proud big brother to Chris, Justin, Garrett, and Morgan. In addition to his parents, three daughter ...

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Scott Derek Swart - JUL 31, 2022

Scott Derek Swart

Scott Derek Swart, 40, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 due to injuries sustained in an accident.  He was born October 15, 1981 in Savannah to the late Dennis and Brenda Ambrose Swart.  Scott attended Jenkins High School and worked in the landscaping business.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Talon Rodgers. Scott is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Susan Swart, nephew, Collin Rodgers, and his niece, Amber Rodgers. A celebration of Scott’s life will be held 1:00 p.m., Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Isle of Hope ...

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Franklin Raymond Boyette, Sr. - JUL 30, 2022

Franklin Raymond Boyette, Sr.

Franklin Raymond Boyette, Sr., 83, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022 at his home with his family by his side.  Frank was born May 25, 1939 in Metter, GA to the late Julian and Myrtle Kangeter Boyette. As the third of nine children, he came from humble beginnings but Frank’s determination and drive drove him to succeed at everything he tried. Frank was a born optimist who never met a stranger, and answered to aliases including Raymond, Scrappy, Sarge, Pepop, Pop and Handsome Frank, depending on how you knew him.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sibl ...

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James Austin "JIM" Doubleday - JUL 30, 2022

James Austin

Jim Doubleday, longtime Savannah musician passed away Saturday at his home with his wife by his side.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.   ...

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Latronda Daniels Coleman JAN 03, 1977 - JUL 30, 2022

Latronda Daniels Coleman

The sunrise of Latronda Daniels Coleman was January 3, 1977 to Virginia Gooding and Ernest Daniels. In her journey to adulthood she attended Chatham County Schools and later she found the man she would marry on April 7, 1995. After 2 years of their involvement. On February 27,1996 she gave birth to their first child Rishonna La’Ria Coleman. The journey of motherhood and marriage seemed to create a stronger bond between the couple. They often talked about success and financial freedom in their lives. They continued on their journey of life with the unbreakable bond growing through the yea ...

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Randy Hooker JUL 08, 1948 - JUL 30, 2022

Randy Hooker

Randy Hooker, 74, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Randy loved his family as evidenced by all the things he did to make life better for them. Emma, his wife was the love of his life and his high school sweetheart. Randy would drive hours to pick up his granddaughter to spend a weekend together. Every Friday he picked up his other granddaughter for the weekend and he and his wife spoiled her every chance they got. He was the best grandfather (papa) any girl could ever ask for.  He had a special relationship with his son Brant. Sharing their mutual love of nature and the out ...

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Frederick William Mingledorff, Jr. APR 13, 1924 - JUL 29, 2022

Frederick William Mingledorff, Jr.

Frederick William Mingledorff, Jr., passed away peacefully at his home on July 29, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on April 13, 1924, to his parents Frederick William Mingledorff Sr. and Inez Tippins Mingledorff.  Fred grew up in Hinesville and graduated from Bradwell Institute in 1941. He then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 18. He served during World War II in the Pacific Ocean theater during the Battle of Guam and was invited to and attended the WW II honor flight in 2014. After the war, he returned to the States and a ...

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Martha Ann "Marty" Buelterman JAN 18, 1942 - JUL 28, 2022

Martha Ann

Martha Ann “Marty” Buelterman of Ellabell, GA passed away late Wednesday night, at the Abercorn Rehabilitation Center, while under the care of SunCare Hospice, after a long battle with COPD. Born to Edward & Dorothy (Kruthaup) Buelterman in Cincinnati, OH, she was the eldest of 3 girls. While in nursing school in her early 20’s she met and married, Roland D (Mac) McKenzie, also of Cincinnati, OH. Together, they had 5 children. Until the children were all in school, Marty was a stay-at-home mom. Once all were in school, Marty worked for Cincinnati Area Senior Services as a ...

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Edgar Pomeroy Williams - JUL 27, 2022

Edgar Pomeroy Williams

Edgar Pomeroy Williams 1938-2022   Edgar Pomeroy Williams, father, husband, prominent Savannah attorney and civic leader, died on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, after a brief illness. He was the son of George Wilmer Williams and Florrie George Adkins, and the adopted son of Minnie Keller Roberts. Born in 1938 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA, Pomeroy lived in Cordele, GA before the family moved to Savannah in 1945. He attended Charles Ellis School and graduated from Benedictine Military School in 1956. He attended Vanderbilt University and transferred to the University of Georgi ...

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James (Jim) Richard O'Malley NOV 19, 1934 - JUL 26, 2022

James (Jim) Richard O'Malley

James (Jim) Richard O’Malley, 87, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born in New Jersey, the only son of James and Mildred (Rogers) O’Malley. He was educated in the Camden Catholic schools and later graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Jim married Maryanne Emily Olsen of Camden NJ in 1954 and they quickly had 3 Children. After a decade of engineering work in South Jersey, Jim landed a role with IBM in 1965 and moved the family to Burlington, VT. After 15 excellent years in Vermont, Jim moved to further his successful car ...

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Eugene Paul Beery, Jr. AUG 25, 1936 - JUL 25, 2022

Eugene Paul Beery, Jr.

Eugene Paul Beery Jr., age 85, passed peacefully on July 25, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Georgia, with his  daughters, Laura and Donna, by his side. Gene was born August 25, 1936 in Savannah, to Eugene Paul Beery Sr. and Caroline Anita Yates, both of Savannah. Born at St. Joseph’s Hospital, he was the oldest of four children.  Preceding him in death were his brothers, Andrew Paul Beery II and Edward Yates Beery.  He is survived by his sister, Caroline I. Beery Hackle, his daughters, Laura J. Beery Goldade (Larry) of Portland, Oregon, and Donna L. Be ...

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Anna Dane Cahan NOV 02, 2022 - JUL 25, 2022

Anna Dane Cahan

Anna Dane Cahan was born November 2nd 1948, in new London, Connecticut and passed away on July 25th 2022, in Savanah, Georgia.   During her life she was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, and she will be deeply missed by her family and friends.  She was a bright light in the darkest times to everyone who knew her. Anna was born the daughter of Eli Dane and Doris Lillian Brooks.  She was adopted by her stepfather Mark Palestine at age 11.  During her meaningful life she lived in Scarsdale, New York, Chicago, Illinois, Tucson, Arizona, Salinas, Ecuador and ultim ...

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Patricia Ann Lang Corcoran - JUL 25, 2022

Patricia Ann Lang Corcoran

Patricia Ann “Patsy” Corcoran, 73, passed away Monday, July 25, 2022.  She was born March 29, 1949 in Savannah, GA to the late Frank and Virginia Fogarty Lang.  Patsy graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy in 1967 and from Armstrong State College with a B.S. degree in nursing and a master’s degree in Special Education.  She taught middle school special education students, and also established a successful tutoring service from her home, One-On-One Tutoring. Patsy then developed a homeschooling service in her home, Neva Academy.  In her nursing career s ...

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Lois Shuman Coe - JUL 24, 2022

Lois Shuman Coe

The much loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Lois Shuman Coe went to her eternal rest July 24, 2022 at home with family by her side. Lois was a lifelong resident of Savannah.  Having graduated from Chatham County schools, she served the community as an employee of the Chatham County schools in administration, as well as at Isle of Hope Elementary School and at Savannah Technical College.  She retired in 1992.  For many years, Lois was active as a volunteer at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church as a member of the Good Samaritans Circle, as meal and food coo ...

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Jennifer Dufrain Farris - JUL 24, 2022

Jennifer Dufrain Farris

Jennifer Dufrain Farris, 49, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022 after a brief illness. Jenny was born in Anchorage, Alaska to Jim and Pam Dufrain.  At the age of 2 the family moved back home to Illinois and when Jenny was twelve moved to Savannah. Jenny attended St. James Catholic School; St. Vincent’s Academy and graduated from Armstrong Atlantic University with an education degree. She spent her entire career at Memorial Day School starting in the after-school program and in 1997, she accepted a position teaching in fourth and fifth grade.  After many years in the ...

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Barbara Ann Smith Austin - JUL 24, 2022

Barbara Ann Smith Austin

Barbara Ann Smith Austin, age 85, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Tallahassee, Florida.  Barbara was born on November 6, 1936, in Savannah, Georgia.  She was the daughter of the late Leroy F. Smith Sr. and Helen T. Smith.  She graduated from Commercial High School in 1954, and married William Austin on October 17, 1959.  She then began a 38-year career in banking with C&S Bank and retired as the Vice President of the Credit Department. As a life-long member of Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah, she loved participating in Women’s Circle Group ...

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Michael Earl Weatherly, Jr. APR 07, 1978 - JUL 24, 2022

Michael Earl Weatherly, Jr.

In the early morning hours of July 24, 2022, Michael Earl Weatherly Jr. passed away at his mothers residence. Michael was the middle child of Michael Earl Weatherly and Marian Darlene Thomas. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada but raised in Savannah. Michael was very active in sports. Growing up he was quarterback for the Tybee Dolphins football team and was crowned homecoming king. Soccer soon became Mike’s passion. In his teen years you would always see him with a soccer ball and bouncing a hacky sack off the side of his foot; skillfully done to the beat of a Jimmy Buffet ...

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Talmadge Walton "Walt" Wall, Sr. DEC 28, 1937 - JUL 23, 2022

Talmadge Walton

Talmadge Walton Wall Sr. ‘Walt’ of Savannah passed away July 23, 2022. Walt was born in Elberton, Georgia on December 28, 1937 to the late Harper Wall and Charlotte Coogler Wall. A graduate of Commercial High School, he served 19 years in the National Guard and retired from Backus Cadillac after more than 30 years. Preceded in death by his parents, he is survived by his wife of 58 years Vicki Freyne Wall; children, Talmadge Wall Jr. (Pam) and Elaine Shontz; brother, Pat Wall (Sequel); grandchildren, Taylor Shontz, Nolan and Preston Wall; several nieces, a nephew and extended family ...

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Aloysius Winters, Jr. - JUL 23, 2022

Aloysius Winters, Jr.

Aloysius Winters, Jr., 88, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Al was born and raised and lived his entire life here in his beloved Savannah.  Al attended Sacred Heart Parochial School and was a 1952 graduate of Benedictine Military School.  He graduated from Armstrong State College in 1955.  Al was married to Barbara Burns and they had three sons, Al, Chris and Anthony.  Barbara passed away in 1989.  Al married Rita Stevenson in 2014.  Al was a lifetime Catholic and commu ...

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Mildred Fisher Hinkle APR 23, 1940 - JUL 23, 2022

Mildred Fisher Hinkle

Mildred Faye Fisher Hinkle, 82, passed away Saturday, July 23,2022 at Memorial Health. She was survived by one son Charles Richard Hadwin, one daughter Lisa Renee (Kipper) Johnson; four grandchildren Erica Munn, Charles Noel Hadwin, Ginny(Waylon)Wright, Steven Richard  Shores and one great granddaughter Paisley Wright.Two sisters JoeAnn Jenkins, and Avalyn(Bill) Heitmann and several nieces and nephews. Faye was born April 23, 1940, in Chatham County, Ga. She was the daughter of the late WilliamJ. Fisher and Mildred Fisher. She was preceded in death by one brother W. Richard Fisher, two ...

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Curtis Gilmore Carey MAR 29, 1969 - JUL 23, 2022

Curtis Gilmore Carey

Curtis Gilmore Carey passed away on July 23, 2022, at the age of 53. Curtis was born in Houston, TX, on March 29, 1969, to Sally and Rowland Carey. Growing up in Houston, Curtis graduated from Stratford High School (Class of 1987) and went on to attend Texas Tech University. He was incredibly talented and creative and started his career in Dallas, TX, with Polo / Ralph Lauren (1991), which then took him to Beverly Hills, CA in 1993. Curtis subequently moved to New York City in 2000 and worked as a design director at Nautica, David Chu Design, Christina Saralegui and for the last 10 years at Ko ...

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William Douglas Grubbs DEC 28, 1939 - JUL 22, 2022

William Douglas Grubbs

William Douglas Grubbs (“Bill”), 82 of Wilmington Island GA, passed away peacefully in the hospital on July 22, 2022 after a battle with cancer, with his spouse and daughters by his side. Bill was born in Macon, GA, son of Johnnie Durham and Ethel (McKinley) Grubbs and was the youngest of five children. In 1958, Bill graduated from Mary Persons High School in Forsyth, GA. Following, he attended and graduated from University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He was also a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. After serving in the Air Natio ...

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Gary James Beasley AUG 14, 1947 - JUL 21, 2022

Gary James Beasley

Gary James Beasley was born on August 14, 1947 to the late Mildred Elise Boykin Beasley and Harley Oren Beasley in Savannah, GA.  He received his early education in the Savannah Chatham County Public School System and graduated from Jenkins High School. Upon graduating, Gary attended Armstrong State College until his enlistment in the US Naval Reserve (USNR-R) in 1968. He served in the Navy until April 1973.  After completing his military service, Gary returned to Armstrong State College and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting.  In ...

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James Randolph Brown - JUL 20, 2022

James Randolph Brown

James Randolph “Randy” Brown James Randolph “Randy” Brown died peacefully July 20, 2022 in Savannah, Ga.  He was born in Columbus, Ohio on August 16, 1943, the oldest son and second child of Janet Shaw Yockey Brown and Frank Lloyd Brown.  He graduated from Wisconsin University with a degree in political science.  From there he joined the US Army and served as a 1st Lt, combat platoon leader in Vietnam.  He served with bravery and valor receiving a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star with V for valor during battle, and a second Bronze Star with 1 OLC award ...

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Kenneth Nels Larsen - JUL 20, 2022

Kenneth Nels Larsen

Kenneth Nels Larsen 8/8/1925 – 7/20/2022 On July 20, 2022, Kenneth Nels Larsen (“Ken”), passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, GA.  As always, his wife of 43 years, Nancy, was close by his side and Ken was just a few weeks shy of his 97th birthday. Ken was born August 8, 1925, in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Nels E. and Violet G. (Bacon) Larsen and was the older brother to Joy K. Calvert.  He joined the United States Navy, rising to the rank of officer, serving his country admirably in the Pacific during WW II.  Ken attended Wabash College a ...

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William Warner "Bill" Ingram III - JUL 19, 2022

William Warner

William Warner “Bill” Ingram III, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, surrounded by his daughters and loving family. Bill was born in Savannah, the eldest son of William Warner Jr. and Adella (Mann) Ingram. He attended Savannah public schools graduating from Savannah High School. Bill received his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Georgia. He also served in the Georgia Air National Guard. Bill retired from Allstate Insurance after many years of representing clients, beginning at the Sears booth in the Oglethorpe Mall and ending with hi ...

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Helen Caroline Orzechowski Blum - JUL 19, 2022

Helen Caroline Orzechowski Blum

Helen Caroline Orzechowski Blum, 97, passed away July 19, 2022. She was born one of ten children of Joseph and Catherine (Nicpan) Orzechowski in Bridgeport, CT. She was educated there and in New York as part of the war effort. Helen’s career was as an administrative assistant at Georgia Tech Research Institute. In 1946 she married Frederick Henry Blum, Jr. They had one daughter, Katherine Lilla Blum Russell. One of Helen’s greatest pleasures was accompanying her husband and daughter to their karate lessons and karate competitions. A life-long Catholic, Helen was a me ...

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John William Decker FEB 01, 1944 - JUL 18, 2022

John William Decker

Dr. John William (Bill) Decker passed away on July 18, 2022 at his home in Savannah, Georgia. Bill was born in Berea, OH on February 1, 1944 to Renette and Mark Decker of Bluffton, IN. He grew up in and around Indianapolis, graduating from Ben Davis High School in 1962, earning nine varsity letters along the way (football, basketball, wrestling, and baseball). After high school, Bill attended Indiana University, where he was a member of Kappa Delta Rho, and then Indiana University School of Dentistry. Upon graduation in 1969, Bill served in the United States Army at Fort Hood, TX for two years ...

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Eric James Hobday - JUL 18, 2022

Eric James Hobday

Eric James Hobday, 65, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022 at his residence.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel. ...

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Jane M. McClain - JUL 17, 2022

Jane M. McClain

Jane McRee Melcolm McClain, age 91, passed away July 17, 2022. Jane was born in Savannah, Georgia, and was the daughter of the late Douglas Arthur and Margaret (Parker) Melcolm. Jane moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1940, and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. After high school, Jane was employed by The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Jane and her husband, the late Ray Clifton McClain, Sr., were married on February 14, 1953 and resided in Jacksonville from 1955 to 2018. Jane served as a homemaker and stay-at-home mom from 1955 to 1977. In 1977 she served at the flagship ...

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Harry (Tim) Thomas Rosenheim III, SEP 14, 1943 - JUL 16, 2022

Harry (Tim) Thomas Rosenheim III,

Harry “Tim” Thomas Rosenheim III, 78, of Savannah Georgia passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  Tim was a devoted family man, avid golfer and fisherman, wonderful friend, and a decorated two-tour Vietnam Veteran. He will always be remembered for his wonderful story telling and love of telling jokes. Tim was predeceased by his parents, Harry T. Rosenheim, Jr. and Mable (nee Bauer) Rosenheim. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Jeanne Droulard Rosenheim; daughter, Kristen (Brent) Voltz; a ...

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Joseph Carl Canessa - JUL 15, 2022

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Jesus Juan (Gi Gi) Roman APR 30, 1955 - JUL 15, 2022

Jesus Juan (Gi Gi) Roman

Jesus Juan “Gi Gi” Roman, age 67, died July 15, 2022 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  A native of Jacksonville, Florida, he was a resident of Eatonton, GA. He was the son of Lorenzo and Gena Roman, and had lived in New York, Texas, and Florida, before settling in Georgia.  His interests included fixing anything that needed fixing, video games, board games (mainly chess), golfing, and fishing. Surviving are his spouse, Helen Price; son and daughter-in-law, Jihad and Rashauna Roman; grandsons, Elijah Roman, Isa Roman, II, and Karon Brown; sisters, Yvon ...

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Brendan Thomas Conville APR 24, 1983 - JUL 15, 2022

Brendan Thomas Conville

Memorial service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.  ...

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Helen Edith Perry AUG 05, 1928 - JUL 13, 2022

Helen Edith Perry

Mrs. Helen Edith Perry, 93, died peacefully Wednesday, July 13th at St. Joseph’s hospital in Savannah, GA. She was born August 5, 1928, in Union, SC to the late Walter Harris and Madge Woods Harris Lackey. In addition to her parents, Helen was also preceded in death by her husband, Lewis L. Perry and her daughter, Phyllis Lynn Wilkes.    She is survived by her children, Elizabeth Poole of Augusta; Phillip (Gayle) Perry of Hoschton, Georgia; and Eddie Perry of Cleveland, Georgia. She was also survived by two special grandchildren, Laura Smiley and Glynn Wilkes, who helped ...

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Elizabeth Weeks Sellers JUN 28, 1954 - JUL 12, 2022

Elizabeth Weeks Sellers

Elizabeth Weeks Sellers  Following a four- year fight with cancer, Mrs. Elizabeth “Beth” Weeks Sellers (née Elizabeth Doty Weeks) died on July 12, 2022, at home in Columbia, Maryland, with her children by her side. Beth was born to Stephen Elmo Weeks and Olna Elizabeth “Beth” Solana Weeks in Savannah, Georgia on June 28, 1954, the youngest of four children. She spent her formative years in Savannah, Georgia, where she attended and graduated from Savannah Country Day School. After attending school at Mary Baldwin University, Beth married her high school sw ...

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George Thomas Thompson JUL 14, 1939 - JUL 12, 2022

George Thomas Thompson

George Thompson, 82, passed away July 12, 2022. Born July 14, 1939 in Vidalia, GA and raised in Savannah, GA, he was the son of the late George Thomas Thompson and Jeanette Wall. George is survived by his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Peggy Thompson; sons, George Thompson, Jr. (Peyton), Mark Thompson, and Bradley Thompson (Sarah); and grandchildren, Thomas Thompson, Rogan Thompson, Grady Thompson, and Miller Thompson. George was a graduate of Commercial High School and enjoyed sports such as football, baseball, and basketball. He was offered football scholarships by UGA, Presbyterian Co ...

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Neal Vernon Purvis OCT 13, 1934 - JUL 12, 2022

Neal Vernon Purvis

          Neal Vernon Purvis, 87, of Savannah, Georgia, husband of Gail Laffitte Purvis, died July 12, 2022, in his home surrounded by his loving family.           Born in Savannah, Georgia he was the son of the late William Colie Purvis and Ruth Radford Purvis.  He graduated from Savannah High School in 1952.  Afterward he joined the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1955.  He later attended Armstrong Jr. College and graduated in 1973 receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration.  He was al ...

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Kathleen Borgoy - JUL 12, 2022

Kathleen Borgoy

With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Kathleen Borgoy, aged 79 years. Kathy was born in Cleveland, Ohio as the oldest of four children. After raising her family, she found a new calling as a nurse. In retirement Kathy took joy in birdwatching and in genealogy, through which she strengthened old ties and made new connections. She was a long- term supporter of the Pleasant Valley Free Library, and a loyal member of Germania of Poughkeepsie. Kathy was preceded in death by John, her husband of 55 years, by her parents, Tony & Helen Shable, and by her brother, Tony. She i ...

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Chauncey C.J. Stickle JAN 08, 1944 - JUL 11, 2022

Chauncey C.J. Stickle

Chauncey Jerome Stickle III, 78, passed away July 11, 2022.  The Savannah native was born January 8, 1944, to Chauncey and Katharine Hohenstein Stickle. CJ graduated from Sacred Heart and Benedictine of Savannah.  He attended the University of Miami and Dekalb Junior College.  He held various operation positions with Standard Oil of Kentucky (Chevron) between 1966 and 1974, and then spent 19 years working as a Checker Foreman for the Georgia Ports Authority.  CJ started and operated Stickle’s Courier Service from 1995 to 2013. CJ spent 20 years of service i ...

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Debbie Russell Mobley FEB 06, 1952 - JUL 11, 2022

Debbie Russell Mobley

Debbie Russell Mobley, 70, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022 at Memorial Health.  She was born February 6, 1952 in Macon, GA to the late William and Bobbie Massey Russell.  Debbie graduated from the Medical College of Georgia as a Physician’s Assistant.  She was the first Physician’s Assistant in Savannah, and was also the former Medical Director of the Georgia Infirmary.  She was married in 1979 to Michael C. Mobley, M.D., and in 1981, they made their home in Savannah.  After moving to Savannah, she then worked for her husband in his psychiatric practice, ...

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Michael Eugene Bowman DEC 07, 1967 - JUL 11, 2022

Michael Eugene Bowman

Michael Bowman, 54, of Savannah GA passed away after a long illness. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on December 7, 1967 to the late Artie Eugene Bowman and Gail Zipperer Bowman Strausbaugh.  Michael attended Calvary Day School. Jenkins High School, and Armstrong State College. He was proud of his Scottish heritage and loved to attend the Scottish games. As a true Savannahian, he looked forward to and enjoyed all the St. Patrick Day festivities. Michael was a proud member of the Georgia Salzberger Society and a loyal Georgia Bullodogs fan. His passion was music and hist ...

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Harry William Merz, Jr. NOV 19, 1934 - JUL 10, 2022

Harry William Merz, Jr.

It is with great sadness that the family of Harry William Merz Jr. (Bill) announces his passing on Sunday, July 10th, 2022. Bill was born on November 19, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA to Harry and Gladys Merz and grew up in nearby Collegeville. In 1955 he married Marlene Nixon. They raised their family in Limeport, PA. Later, he moved to Radley Run in West Chester, PA and married Lisbeth (Posy) Anders. They retired to the Landings in Savannah, GA where he lived for 27 years. He graduated from Collegeville-Trappe High School and graduated from Duke University with a BS in Civil Engineering whe ...

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Joan Dean Elkins APR 26, 1931 - JUL 09, 2022

Joan Dean Elkins

Joan Elizabeth Dean, 91, was born in Savannah, Georgia to Walter E. and Fannie B. Dean. She attended Savannah schools, graduating from Savannah High in 1949.  While married to John B. Remion, Jr., she was a prominent real estate agent with Ben Farmer Realty.  During the 1980s, she was a multi-million-dollar producer and Life Charter member of the President’s Round Table. In 1992, Joan married Bob Elkins and relocated to Valparaiso, Florida.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Niceville, Florida and a Former member of The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on Wilmi ...

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Viet Van Dang JUN 15, 1947 - JUL 09, 2022

Viet Van Dang

Viet Van Dang, 75, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022.  He was born June 15, 1947 in Vietnam to the late Am Dang and Thoa Pham.  He was retired as a caregiver.  Mr. Dang was a member of Nativity of our Lord Church, St.’s Peter and Paul Catholic Church, where he was a Leader in the Hoi den ta Club.  Mr. Dang is survived by his wife, Hue Pham, 2 sons, David Dang and Dave Dang, as well as his sister, Lan Dang, and many other relatives.  Rosary and Prayers will be said from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, and Friday, July 22, 2022 at Fox & Weeks, Islan ...

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Richard 'Ben" Neville - JUL 08, 2022

Richard 'Ben

Richard Benjamin “Ben” Neville, passed away July 8, 2022.  Benjamin was born on August 20, 1985 to Lisa and Ricky Neville. Benjamin graduated from Savannah Christian Preparatory School and holds degrees from Georgia Southern and Florida State Universities.  While at Georgia Southern, Armstrong Campus, Benjamin was a recharting member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.  He was employed by Old Savannah Trolley Tours and was a Master Mason of Clinton Lodge 54 F.& A.M. and a Scottish Rite member. Benjamin was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Luthera ...

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Janis Forster Rice NOV 12, 1951 - JUL 08, 2022

Janis Forster Rice

Janis Forster Rice, 70, died peacefully on Friday, July 8, 2022, at Memorial University Medical Center. Janis was a native of Birmingham, AL and lived in Savannah for the past 12 years. She was the daughter of the late John J. and Elizabeth Greagan Forster. She was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church and was employed by Waffle House the past 15 years.  Janis’s passion was horses. As a teenager, Janis was a talented equestrian and achieved Olympic level horseback riding.   Surviving is a daughter, Elizabeth Rice of Savannah; sister, Betsy Graf of ...

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Mary Lee Yocca - JUL 07, 2022

Mary Lee Yocca

Mary Lee Zizak Yocca, went to be with The Lord on July 7, 2022 at Hospice Savannah.  Since she had been a volunteer at Hospice for many years, some of her old friends are still here as volunteers and helped treat her. She was born on May 18, 1939 in Braddock, PA and she and Samuel were married on August 30, 1958.  Their 63 plus years of wedded bliss have been a gift from God.  Mary Lee believed in helping others, and she was active volunteering in schools and churches in which the Yocca family lived. She is the mother of S. Bradley Yocca, David Joseph Yocca, and Maribet ...

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Thelma May Van Duyne Brown OCT 13, 1925 - JUL 07, 2022

Thelma May Van Duyne Brown

Our beloved Thelma May Van Duyne Brown passed away of natural causes at the home of her youngest daughter, Nancy Brown-Thibodaux, on Wednesday, July 7th. She was 96. Thelma was born on October 13, 1925, to Halsey and Gertrude Van Duyne in Towaco, New Jersey at the family’s home. She was cared for lovingly by Nancy at the Thibodaux-Brown home during her final two years. Thelma grew up a farmer’s daughter and graduated from Boonton High School and later from the Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing. She fell in love with Loftus Brown while serving as a registered nurse and they ...

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Wilhelmina D. Benton - JUL 06, 2022

Wilhelmina D. Benton

Wilhelmina Durden Benton, 104, of Bluffton, SC, and Savannah, GA passed to her heavenly reward early July 6, 2022.  She was predeceased by her husband Joseph W. Benton, Sr., her son Roger F. Benton, and her 5 siblings.  She is survived by her daughters, Judy B. Hutson and Jean Fasano.  She had four grandsons, Matt Hutson (Priscilla), David Hutson (Valentina), Jason Hutson (Stacey), and Mikey Fasano; great-granddaughter Harmony and great-grandson Daniil.  She was the oldest of six.  She attended Thornwell Orphanage in Clinton, SC from 1932 until her graduation in ...

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Mary Wilkes Lynn NOV 14, 1929 - JUL 05, 2022

Mary Wilkes Lynn

Mary Atkinson Wilkes Lynn died peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 5. Mrs. Lynn was born in Washington County, Georgia, on November 14, 1929, the daughter of Clinton A. and Edna Earl Cofer Atkinson. A founder and co-owner of C&S Upholstery on Bull Street, Mrs. Lynn was active in her church, Trinity United Methodist and a member of the Savannah Elks Auxiliary. She loved to travel the world and entertain friends and family. Mrs. Lynn was predeceased by her first husband James Carlton Wilkes, her daughter Barbara, and her second husband James (Jimmy) Kenneth Lynn, a native of Collins, Georgia ...

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Willene Fields Beasley JAN 31, 1927 - JUL 05, 2022

Willene Fields Beasley

Willene Fields Beasley, 95, died peacefully on July 5, 2022 at Spanish Oaks Retreat.  Willene was born in Evans County, GA on January 31, 1927 to the late Frank and Annie Elizabeth Lanier Fields. In 1948, Willene married the love of her life, Harvey Ottis Beasley. She and Ottis remained soulmates until his death in 2005. Since his death, Willene deeply missed Ottis, but their joyous reunion in heaven brings great comfort to her family.  Willene was a homemaker and an exceptional cook. She loved her family and was happiest spending time and hosting meals for them. ...

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Janet Newberry Erickson APR 24, 1952 - JUL 04, 2022

Janet Newberry Erickson

Janet Priscilla Newberry Erickson passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on July 4, 2022. She was born in Donalsonville, Georgia April 24, 1952. After later moving to Savannah, she married Eric and they lived and raised their children in Bellinger Hill, SC. She worked for many years and retired from the accounting office of the Chatham County Department of Family and Children Services. Many who knew her remember her dedication to fostering her son and daughter’s interest in the theater. She spent many nights at the Savannah Theater, City Lights Theater, the Cultu ...

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Barbara Dow - JUL 04, 2022

Barbara Dow

Barbara Brewerton Wolff Dow, of Buffalo, NY and then Savannah, passed away on July 4th, 2022 at the age of 91 after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Cadwell Dow.   ...

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Harold "Rip" Eugene Beaver, Jr. - JUL 03, 2022


Harold “Rip” Eugene Beaver, Jr, passed away on July 3, 2022, at the age of 58, at his home in Buford, Georgia after his fight with cancer. He and his family lived in Ringgold, Georgia during his early years. They then moved to Savannah, which he has always considered his hometown. He graduated from Groves High School in 1982 and became a Deputy Sheriff in Catoosa County, Georgia for 4 years. Rip moved back to Savannah and from then, has worked in the shipping industry for over 35 years. He was currently employed by Hapag Lloyd America, which took he and his family to the Atlanta ar ...

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Kerry G. Prytulak - JUL 03, 2022

Kerry G. Prytulak

Kerry G. Prytulak, 49, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  Kerry was born March 5, 1973 in New Brunswick, New Jersey to the late Joseph and Barbara Grealis.  She was a member of LifeBridge Church, where she was active in small groups and working in the preschool department.  Kerry was employed as a preschool teacher at Renee’s Kids World. She is survived by her husband, Daniel Prytulak, daughter, Samantha Prytulak, son, Christopher Prytulak, her sister, Shannon Goins, her brother, Terrence Grealis, and several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of K ...

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Doris Holder Ruff - JUL 03, 2022

Doris Holder Ruff

Doris Holder Ruff, 86, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at her residence.  She was born in Effingham County, daughter of Charles S. and Grace Edwards McCall. After graduation from Clyo High School, she moved to Savannah and married Romie Dell Holder.  Mrs. Ruff retired in 1996 from Solomon Wholesale Pharmacy and was a member of Wilmington Island United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Romie Dell Holder and Claude L. Ruff, son, Charles Geoffrey Holder and sister, Charlotte Fultz. Surviving are her son, Todd Holder (Angel) of Brunswick, GA; daugh ...

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Patricia Jean Rafferty Parr DEC 11, 1944 - JUL 03, 2022

Patricia Jean Rafferty Parr

Patricia Jean Rafferty Parr, 77, passed away on July 3rd, 2022 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  She was born in Nashville, Tennessee on December 11, 1944, the daughter of Francis Xavier and Louise Summerford Rafferty. She was raised in Martinsburg, West Virginia and graduated from Martinsburg High School in 1963.  She graduated from Hagerstown Business College. In 1967, she accepted a position as a secretary for the CIA and moved to Berlin, Germany.  While in Berlin, she met her husband of 53 years, Joe Parr, a military police officer assigned to the CIA.  Th ...

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Suzanne Warren Waters NOV 13, 1944 - JUL 02, 2022

Suzanne Warren Waters

Suzanne Warren Waters, 77, died peacefully and was reunited with the love of her life Glover on Saturday, July 2, 2022. Suzanne was a loving wife, mother, daughter, friend and the best MeMa ever.  Suzanne was born on November 13, 1944 in Savannah at Telfair Hospital to the late Linton E and Margaret Vandivere Warren. She was a 1963 graduate of Herschel V. Jenkins High School.  Suzanne married Harrison Glover Waters, Sr. on July 21, 1964, who preceded her in death in 2018. Suzanne retired as an executive assistant from Llewellyn & Associates in 2016 and was formerly ...

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Jacquelyn Anne Timms - JUN 30, 2022

Jacquelyn Anne Timms

Jacquelyn Anne Ricks Timms, 89, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family in Isle of Hope, Georgia on Thursday, June 30th, 2022. She was born in Moultrie, Georgia, on January 4th, 1933. Affectionately known as "Honey," Jackie was a rare beauty, a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She was the personification of a gracious, cultured, southern lady and she will be deeply missed and fondly remembered.  She was raised in Aiken, South Carolina, with her brother Charlie, by her loving mother and father, Ada Vera Ricks and Idus Henry Ri ...

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Joseph Byron Tuttle NOV 25, 1923 - JUN 30, 2022

Joseph Byron Tuttle

Joseph B. Tuttle, affectionately known as "JB", died on June 30, 2022, at Summer Breeze Assisted Living under the care of GHC Hospice Savannah. He was born in Savannah on November 25, 1923, to the late Fred and Irene Tuttle. He was pre-deceased by his two siblings Ann Tuttle Oglesby and Charles Donald Tuttle, as well as his beloved wife, Lynette Thompson Tuttle, to whom he was married for 73 years. He graduated from Savannah High School and served in the US Army Air Force for three years during World War II. He later worked as an automobile salesma ...

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Barbara Ann Coman - JUN 30, 2022

Barbara Ann Coman

Barbara Ann Dzielinski Coman, 82 passed peacefully in her home on June 30, 2022 after a prolonged illness. She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Genevieve Dzielinski, two sisters, Diane S. Morrissey and Gail Dzielinski, and her niece Laurie Morrissey Richmond.  She was born on October 22, 1939 in Port Washington, LI, New York and lived on Long Island until her marriage in July 1960. Barbara attended Paul Schreiber High School in Port Washington. She was very athletic, both as a gymnast and cheerleader.  After high school Barbara worked as a secretary at the Navy Train ...

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Bette Ryle Ireland NOV 14, 1932 - JUN 29, 2022

Bette Ryle Ireland

Bette Ireland, 89, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. The lifelong resident of Savannah was a graduate of Savannah High School and attended the University of Georgia. She was the only child of the late Wilbur Clay and Peggy Collins Bazemore. Bette was a founding member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church where she served on the building committee. Bette was an avid golfer and in her younger years she enjoyed playing the game of Bridge. Bette was a real estate agent with more than 30 years of service, primarily serving the Landings at Skidaway Island area.   ...

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Camilla (Ann) Linton MAY 22, 1941 - JUN 27, 2022

Camilla (Ann) Linton

On Monday, June 27, 2022, Camilla “Ann” Linton, loving mother and grandmother, entered into the arms of Jesus at the age of 81. Ann was born on May 22, 1941, in Savannah, GA, to R.L. and Carmen Franklin.  After earning her associate’s degree from Armstrong State College, she worked as a bookkeeper at Franklin Painting Company.  She later retired from White Bluff Presbyterian Church in 2016 after 24 years as church secretary. She married her husband of 34 years Bill Linton on August 13, 1966.  They were loving parents to Robert, Stephen, and Glenn, and awe ...

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Peter J. Hogan, Sr. APR 10, 1929 - JUN 26, 2022

Peter J. Hogan, Sr.

Peter J Hogan, Sr. passed away on Sunday, June 26th at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia.  Peter was born Irish by birth and raised in New York City, NY, the son of Peter John Hogan and Kathleen Liddy of Limerick, Ireland.  He attended Xavier High School NYC, NY. He graduated Fordham University Bronx, NY where he earned a B.A. in Economics. Peter graduated from Brooklyn Law School and JD Law School in Brooklyn, NY.  Peter served as a corporal in the US Army during the Korean War. Peter was a member of the Savannah Bar Association, NY State Bar Association, ...

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Doris Cone Bell APR 08, 1930 - JUN 26, 2022

Doris Cone Bell

Doris Cone Bell, age 92, passed away after a lengthy illness on June 26th, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. She was born on April 8th, 1930 to the late Andrew Jackson Cone and Iva Lee Cook Cone in Savannah, Georgia. She graduated from Savannah High School, Armstrong Junior College, and Florida State University earning degrees in Early Childhood Education and Education in Home and Family Life. She also earned Masters’ Degrees in Education and Curriculum Development.  Mrs. Bell was a member of the now defunct Cokesbury United Methodist Church.  Dori ...

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Maggie Gignilliat JUL 31, 1957 - JUN 25, 2022

Maggie Gignilliat

Maggie Gignilliat joined her Lord and Savior in heaven on June 25, 2022. She is a cherished wife, beloved mom, super-fun Nana, loving sister, generous friend and cared deeply for all her extended family and friends. Maggie was a woman of integrity and many talents which she used to further the Kingdom of God wherever He led her. She was a compassionate listener and shared her prodigal story, trusting the promises of God’s forgiveness and grace for all believers. Born Margaret Ann Peterson on July 31, 1957, to Colonel Robert D. Peterson and Louise Jones Peterson, she was the youngest a ...

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Kenneth Harold Edghill OCT 09, 1945 - JUN 24, 2022

Kenneth Harold Edghill

To view a livestream of the service, please click the link below. Kenneth Harold Edghill was born in Jamaica Queens, NY in 1945 as the eldest son of his parents Grace M. Stroud and Kenneth George Edghill. They also bore another son Tony Edghill. At an early age Kenneth joined Grace Episcopal Church where he was an active member and became a Sunday School teacher. He met and remained in contact with his life -long friends that he developed at the church. They have remained devoted to each other over the years. Kenneth graduated with honors ...

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Anne Barre Thomas OCT 31, 1944 - JUN 22, 2022

Anne Barre Thomas

Anne Barre Thomas died on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.  Born at Telfair Hospital in Savannah, Georgia, Anne was the fourth child of the late Jesse W. & Elizabeth Cannon Barre. She grew up in Nathaniel Greene Villa and attended Charles Ellis and Jacob Smith Schools. She graduated from Savannah High School and attended Armstrong College. In 1970, she married the love of her life, Roy Griffin Thomas, Sr. Together, they owned and operated Solomons Pharmacy in downtown Savannah and started a family. Anne enjoyed entertaining, gardening, and volunteering. She loved to celebrate every holida ...

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Dr. Celestine Jose Perez Faura - JUN 22, 2022

Dr. Celestine Jose Perez Faura

Dr. Celestino Jose Perez Faura, known as “Tito” by friends and family, died peacefully surrounded by his family on June 22, 2022.  He lived his life as a thrill seeker. Growing up in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Tito spent his early years speeding around his neighborhood on his motorcycle. He began swimming at a young age, and at 16 years old Tito swam for Puerto Rico at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. He attended Mercersburg Academy, PA, where he learned English, and then continued his swimming career at Pinecrest Academy, FL. Tito then attended Indiana University, where he met and later ...

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Nam Thi Le - JUN 21, 2022

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