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J. Desmond "Desi" Patterson, Jr. - AUG 13, 2020

J. Desmond

James Desmond “Desi” Patterson, Jr., 63, of Savannah, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, August 13, 2020.  He was born May 26, 1957.  He was the son of James Desmond Patterson, Sr, (deceased), and Betty G. Patterson of Savannah.  In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his sister, Linda K. Smith. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sisters, Patricia Patterson of Tybee Island, and Elizabeth Woods of Savannah. After working many years in the family marine business in Savannah, he pursued his love of music by entertaining at nursing and ...

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Shirley Ann Rozier Lopez FEB 13, 1936 - AUG 12, 2020

Shirley Ann Rozier Lopez

Shirley Ann Rozier Lopez, a resident of Savannah for over 40 years, passed away August 12, 2020 unexpectedly from an injury.  Shirley was born February 13, 1936 to Levy and Bessie Rozier of Alma, GA. Shirley was dearly loved and will be missed by many friends, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Shirley moved with her husband Ray and young family from California to Alma in the early 1970s. She worked with the Model Cities Program until 1976 when the family moved to Savannah. Shirley worked for 22 years for Chatham County beginning in 1977 as a Budget Ana ...

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Paula Theresa Sullivan - AUG 10, 2020

Paula Theresa Sullivan

Paula Theresa Sullivan, 67, passed away Monday, August 10, 2020.   A Memorial Service will be Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.  Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.    ...

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Mary Caren Tisdel Buck JUN 08, 1948 - AUG 10, 2020

Mary Caren Tisdel Buck

Mary Caren, 72, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on August 10, 2020, after a long and courageous fight with breast cancer.  She fought the good fight, but as she said, “Cancer reared its ugly head.” Mary Caren was born in Thunderbolt to Mrs. Emma Ambos Tisdel on June 8, 1948.  She lived most of her life in Savannah, graduating from Herschel V. Jenkins High School in 1966.  She then headed to Norman College and received her teaching degree from Georgia Southern College.  She married the love of her life, Fred Thomas Buck, 50 years ago on May ...

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Norma Bowers Edwards - AUG 09, 2020

Norma Bowers Edwards

Norma Bowers Edwards, 94, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Southest Georgia Health System.  A private burial will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.  ...

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Kenneth Neal Forbes AUG 03, 1960 - AUG 09, 2020

Kenneth Neal Forbes

Kenneth Neal Forbes, 60, died Sunday, August 9, 2020 with his family by his side. The family will have a private service at a later date. ...

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Mary Ellen Trotter Cols AUG 26, 1928 - AUG 09, 2020

Mary Ellen Trotter Cols

Mary Ellen Cols passed away August 9, 2020 at The Marshes of Skidaway Island.  Mary Ellen, daughter of the late Ernest and Rolande Trotter, was born in Flint, Michigan on August 26, 1928. While attending Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan, she met her future husband, Simon Cols.  After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Arts, Mary Ellen and Simon married on August 6, 1949.  Immediately, they moved to Simon’s hometown, Antwerp, Belgium.  In 1958, they moved back to the United States and had the pleasure of living in many places including Puerto Rico, England, ...

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Daniel S. Robertson, Sr. OCT 12, 1955 - AUG 09, 2020

Daniel S. Robertson, Sr.

On Sunday, August 9th, 2020, the Robertson Family lost their hero in a tragic car accident, which occurred as Danny was traveling home from a family vacation - celebrating his son's wedding.  Danny was born in Savannah, GA on October 12th, 1955. During his time on vacation, GranDanny told his children and grandchildren, “This is the best week of my life!” and expressed his love to all of them. Danny was a well known community leader and a loving family man. A member of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, the Jaycees, The Boy Scouts, Youth sports coach, ...

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Francis Helene Barbee - AUG 08, 2020

Francis Helene Barbee

Francis Helene (Beckmann) Barbee Helene Barbee passed away on 8 August 2020 under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice. Beanie as she was named by her brother Tom, was born 11 Jan 1928 in Jacksonville FL to Lucille and George Beckmann Sr. She moved to Savannah as a young girl with her two older brothers George Jr. and Thomas who preceded her in death. She married Alex Barbee in 1949, a union that lasted 53 years until parted by his death. She lived most of her life on Isle of Hope and was the epitome of Southern Grace. She was active with volunteer and civic activities with St. Joseph&rsq ...

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Battey Nicholson Coffield OCT 15, 1927 - AUG 07, 2020

Battey Nicholson Coffield

Battey Nicholson Coffield, 92, of Savannah, died Friday, August 7, 2020 in Richmond Hill. Battey was the daughter of Joseph Robert Nicholson and Frances McWhorter Nicholson.  She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Albert Coffield, and her sister, Joanne Nicholson of Florence, SC. Survivors include her sister, Frances Downie of Easley, SC, son, Richard Coffield, Jr. (Beth) of Bluffton, S.C.; Mike Coffield (Martha) of Richmond Hill; and Frances Coffield Thrower (Howard) of Cairo.  Grandchildren: Joseph Coffield, Josh Coffield, Katie Thrower Parvis (Daniel), Nick Thrower ...

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Paul Winant Jackson JUL 27, 1943 - AUG 05, 2020

Paul Winant Jackson

Paul Winant Jackson, 77, of both Savannah, GA and Leesburg, VA lost his fight with AML Leukemia on Wednesday, August 5th at St Joseph’s in Savannah. Paul was born July 27,1943 to the late Paul Thomas and Ada May Jackson in Hackensack, NJ.  Paul spent most of his childhood in New Jersey until joining the United States Air Force at the age of 18 where he began his illustrious career in Aviation.  Upon leaving the Air Force, he went on to pilot more than 10 different aircraft over his 45-year career in flight. Once his time in the air came to a close, he continued on as a fligh ...

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Mae Foon Eng Jue - AUG 05, 2020

Mae Foon Eng Jue

Mae Foon Eng Jue (February 9, 1935 – August 5, 2020) Mae Foon Eng Jue, 85, of Savannah, died August 5, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on February 9,1935 in Jacksonville, FL, the daughter of the late Jung Fie Ng and the Lee Fong Ng. She often told stories of growing up on a farm owned by her father and his brothers in Jacksonville, Florida. She and her 5 brothers and 3 sisters helped out on the farm which supplied Chinese vegatables to restaurants. After graduating high school she attended Montreat College in 1953 and then Georgia Baptist Nursing School when she met her ...

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Edwin Jones Wycoff, III SEP 20, 1975 - AUG 04, 2020

Edwin Jones Wycoff, III

Edwin Jones Wycoff, III, 44, died Tuesday, August 4, 2020 after recent health complications. He was born in Kennesaw, GA to Edwin Wycoff, Jr. and Susan Shippee Wycoff. He moved to Tybee Island and enjoyed all that the Island has to offer. Edwin rode his bike every day, back and forth to AJ’s, where he served as the manager for several years. He was a kind and unique individual who will be missed by many. Surviving are his sister and brother-in -law, Michelle Wycoff Farless and Gregg Farless of Shelbyville, TN,; daughter, Mia Barrett Cataldo, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, neph ...

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Stephen B. Johnson NOV 24, 1956 - AUG 04, 2020

Stephen B. Johnson

Longtime Savannah resident, Stephen B. Johnson, often and affectionately known as "Steve Starr" departed this world on August 4, 2020. He attended, and was a dedicated member of the St. Paul CME Church. He leaves to mourn his departure, three daughters, three siblings and a host of additional family and friends. An outdoor memorial will be held at 2pm on Saturday August 15,2020 at Lake Mayer Pavilion #1.1850 East Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah 31406. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.   ...

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Mary Frances Sullivan Blomberg OCT 28, 1934 - AUG 04, 2020

Mary Frances Sullivan Blomberg

Mary Frances Sullivan Blomberg, 85, died Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Mary was born in Savannah, October 28, 1934 to William Fraser Sullivan, Sr., and Annie Mae Avant Sullivan. She was a graduate of Savannah High School, class of 1952. She started her higher education at Armstrong Junior College, continued at St. Johns College in Annapolis, before earning her PhD at Stockholm University, Sweden. Mary reached the position of Associate Professor at Uppsala University, Sweden. During her professional career Mary published numerous works (www.minoanastronomy.mikrob.com) In addition to her parent ...

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Eva Bell Lindsey Galbreath SEP 18, 1928 - AUG 04, 2020

Eva Bell Lindsey Galbreath

Eva Bell Lindsey Galbreath, 91, also known as Monk, joined her heavenly father peacefully on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.    Eva is survived by her children, Melinda Galbreath Smith (Billy) of Savannah, Judy Galbreath Walker of Pooler, and Jimmy D. Galbreath (Jheri) of Richmond Hill.  She was preceded in death by her son Ronald E. Galbreath (Vicki).  Eva was born September 18, 1928 in Tusculum, Georgia and was the youngest child of Homer Bernard Lindsey and Annie Griffin Lindsey.  She married the love of her life, Devoy Galbreath on December 28, 1951 who preceded ...

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Nancy Porter Adams - AUG 03, 2020

Nancy Porter Adams

Nancy Alice Porter Adams, 79, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 3, 2020. Born in Savannah on December 7, 1940, she was the only daughter born to Marion McNeil Porter, Sr. and Alice Marion Dudley Porter. Nancy was special. She radiated warmth and friendship to everyone she met. To meet her was to love her!  She was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband, Robert Shuler Adams, “Bob”. Her brother, Marion McNeil Porter, Jr, his wife, Billie Marsh Porter and her brother Robert S ...

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Mary Ann O'Grady JUL 29, 1926 - AUG 03, 2020

Mary Ann O'Grady

Mary Ann “Ming” Kenner DuPont O’Grady, 94, of Louisville, Georgia, passed away on August 3, 2020 in Evans, Georgia, with her daughter Patricia Easterlin by her side.  A private family funeral will be held in Savannah on Friday, August 7th with burial to follow in Greenwich Cemetery.  A memorial mass will be held at a later date.  Born July 29, 1926 in Washington, D.C., Mrs. O’Grady attended Blessed Sacrament School in Chevy Chase, MD, Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, and St. Joseph’s College in Emmitsbu ...

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Bertie Mae Burnsed Anderson MAY 30, 1924 - AUG 03, 2020

Bertie Mae Burnsed Anderson

Bertie Mae Burnsed Anderson entered into eternal life Monday August 3, 2020. She was 96.  Bertie was born May 30, 1924 in Bulloch County, GA to the late Zada Rebecca and William Henry Burnsed. She graduated from Nevils High School in 1943 and was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Statesboro. Bertie was a special lady. She loved to sew, crochet, and garden. She was a wonderful mother, who was known for her infectious smile and her kind, compassionate nature. Bertie loved people and always made them feel at home. Her spirit will live on in her children, grandchildren, and ...

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Dr. Frank Edward Humphreys - AUG 02, 2020

Dr. Frank Edward Humphreys

Dr. Frank Edward Humphreys, 65, died peacefully on Sunday, August 2, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Frank was born in Statesville, North Carolina, the only son of William and Dorothy (Tesseneer) Humphreys. Living in and out of motor homes for most of his life, Frank’s family moved frequently when he was young, eventually settling in King’s Mountain North Carolina. His ever curious and tenacious personality lead him to strive to succeed at whatever he attempted. At age 13, Frank became the youngest Eagle Scout in the history of North Carolina. At age 17, Frank would se ...

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Janice Snell Goldberg - AUG 02, 2020

Janice Snell Goldberg

Janice Snell Goldberg, passed away surrounded by her family on August 2, 2020, at the age of 83, in St. Petersburg, FL. Janice was truly a light in this world and will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered for her kind heart and exuberant spirit by the many people whose lives she touched. A native of Tybee Island, GA, and daughter of Weis Cain Snell and Frances Smith Snell, Janice attended Commercial High in Savannah where she met Donald Goldberg, the love of her life, high school sweetheart, and husband of 64 years. In 1958 the couple started their family in Savannah, GA where they ...

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Terry Durrence - AUG 02, 2020

Terry Durrence

Terry Durrence, 65, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2020. He was born July 8, 1955 to Clarence Durrence and Addie (Kennedy) Durrence. He graduated from Beach High School in May 1973 and the University of Georgia’s College of Pharmacy in 1980. Terry worked for Revco, CVS, and Candler Hospital pharmacies. He was an avid supporter of the Habersham YMCA where he volunteered as a lifeguard and was active in the Leadership Club. He loved scuba diving and spending time travelling to beautiful diving locations. He was a true Georgia Bulldogs fan throughout the years, and was a member of the G ...

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Ashton Dean Gambino - AUG 02, 2020

Ashton Dean Gambino

On Sunday, August 2nd, Ashton Dean Gambino, loving brother, and son passed away at the age of 21.   Ashton was born on December 21, 1998.  He spent his toddler years in Georgia and moved to Texas, Chicago, and eventually back to Georgia.   He graduated from Savannah Country Day School in 2017.  He attended LSU and GSU for a year and a half.  He spent the last 8 months working with Pepsi as a reset coordinator and loved the team he worked with.   Ashton was athletic, compassionate, and loved the outdoors.  He was known for his infectiou ...

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Robert Edward Lee AUG 04, 1977 - AUG 01, 2020

Robert Edward Lee

Robert Edward Lee, 42, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020. A private graveside service will be held in Metter, Georgia. Please sign our online guestbook at www,foxandweeks.com ...

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George A. Korb - AUG 01, 2020

George A. Korb

George A. Korb of Skidaway Island passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the age of 87.  He was born June 1, 1933 in Venango County, PA.  Later, his family moved to McKean County, PA where he attended public grade and high school. After being discharged from the United States Army, he married Pamela J. Bullers, his high school sweetheart and life-long partner on October 31, 1953. After earning a BBA degree from the St. Bonaventure University, he was employed by the United States Air Force where he was promoted to accounting officer for the 460 1st. Support Wing located in P ...

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Helen Keary APR 24, 1930 - AUG 01, 2020

Helen Keary

Helen Keary died peacefully on Saturday, August 1, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was a dedicated wife and mother, friend to many, and a devout Catholic. Her kindness and light will be missed by all those who knew her.  Helen grew up in Galway, Ireland, and came to Manhattan, New York, in 1946. There, she met her husband Pat and they were married for 60 years. She is survived by her two sons, Brian and Sean, her siblings, Catherine, Frank and Michael, and her many grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be held on August 4, 2020, at 2:00 pm at St. James Catholic Church. ...

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Paul A. Pittsford - JUL 29, 2020

Paul A. Pittsford

Paul Pittsford, 84, died peacefully at home, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 surrounded by his family.  In addition to his loving wife Patricia; Paul leaves behind his daughter, Perri Parsons of Pittsburgh, PA; sons, Philip Pittsford (Patricia) of Chicago, IL, and Patrick Pittsford of Oswego, IL.  A private memorial will be held. ...

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Paroda Jane Peterson JUL 04, 1931 - JUL 28, 2020

Paroda Jane Peterson

Paroda Jane Peterson, known throughout her lifetime as Jane, died on July 28, 2020 after a long-term battle with cancer. She was born on July 4, 1931 in Des Moines, Iowa, daughter of Charles and Florence McCoy. She always found it a privilege to celebrate annually with the United States of America. Jane attended Simpson College in Iowa, and married her college sweetheart Bill, her love and support over 68 years. They spent over a year in military service, 12 years in St. Louis, and lived the majority of their married life in Muncie, Indiana.  They purchased a home at The Landings on Skida ...

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Ruth Bright Wright JAN 04, 1931 - JUL 28, 2020

Ruth Bright Wright

Ruth “Ruthie” Bright Wright, age 89, died peacefully at her home on Isle of Hope on July 28, 2020, surrounded by her loving family and under the excellent care of Hospice Savannah.  Ruth was born to the late Andrew J. Bright and Inez Helfrich Bright in Savannah on January 4, 1931. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Andrew Jackson Bright Jr., who served as a Naval Aviator in the United States Marine Corps. in the Pacific during WWII; nephew John David Bright; and cousins Eleanor Hanson Geffen, Philip Sonny Schrim, and Ed Johnston.  A ...

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Betty Colleen Cassiday - JUL 28, 2020

Betty Colleen Cassiday

Betty Colleen Cassiday went to be with the Lord on July 28, 2020 after a hard-fought battle with cancer.  Her husband was by her side when she passed away. Colleen was married to Ken Coe for over thirty-six years. They began dating in 1982 after meeting in a singles group at church and were married in 1984 in Whitefield Square.  They were not only husband and wife, but best friends.  Colleen was a dynamo, creative and outgoing; Ken, more analytical and reserved.  It was a great partnership, and their personalities blended well.  They went through the good and tough ...

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Nokomis "Nokie" Forrester APR 08, 1931 - JUL 27, 2020

Nokomis

Nokomis “Nokie” Forrester, 89, entered eternal rest peacefully, Monday, July 27, 2020. Nokie was born in Mississippi, April 8, 1931. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, fishing, seafood and watching the blue birds and classic movies at her home. She enjoyed traditional country music, Neil Diamond, Julio Iglesias, and Elvis Presley gospel music. She was a woman who never met a stranger and was a friend to many. She was a founding member of Islands Assembly of God Church. Nokie was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-five years, Marvin Forrester and brothers, Elbert Dickin ...

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Clifton Edward Miller (1st. Sgt., USA, Ret.) FEB 04, 1933 - JUL 27, 2020

Clifton Edward Miller (1st.  Sgt., USA, Ret.)

Clifton Edward Miller (1st. Sgt., USA, Ret.) A time to be born February 4, 1933. A time to die July 27, 2020. A man of integrity, devoted husband, father and grandfather (Grump). He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was born February 4, 1933 at Willie, GA (part of Ft. Stewart) to Lester Miller and Margarite Floyd Miller.  He was one of 8 children of which only 3 are surviving, Bobby Miller (Rosemarie), David Miller (Ellen) and Margaret (James).  He was a member of GA National Guard at age 17.  He was sent to Korea with his unit and landed on his 18th bir ...

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Mildred (Millie) Owens Benton - JUL 26, 2020

Mildred (Millie) Owens Benton

Mildred (Millie) Owens Benton passed away peacefully Sunday morning, July 26, 2020 at Riverview Nursing Home in Savannah. Millie was born March 15, 1922 in Bryan County, Georgia to Ida and Rufus Owens.  She grew up and was educated in Pembroke, Georgia where she met her husband, Irvin Butler, who was tragically killed a few years later, leaving her a widow with her firstborn child, Lavon. Just one short year later she met Van, with whom she spent the next 61 years of her life. Millie never held a job outside the home, but her house and her children were her job.  She was the ...

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Margaret Mary Vasquez MAR 11, 1929 - JUL 25, 2020

Margaret Mary Vasquez

Margaret Mary Camacho Vasquez, 91, died after a long illness at home Saturday, July 25, 2020 under the care of Hospice Savannah.  She was born in New York, New York on March 11, 1929.   She was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School in NY and later from Central School for Practical Nurses, NYC.  Her nursing career was spent at Belleview Hospital Emergency Department and later in a Gynecologist/ Obstetrics practice in NYC. Margaret Mary along with her daughter Ginger Vasquez has spent the last 30 years living in the home of her daughter Liz Aufderheide. She is also s ...

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Elizabeth Dixon Mercer Gilbert AUG 19, 1927 - JUL 25, 2020

Elizabeth Dixon Mercer Gilbert

Elizabeth Dixon Mercer Gilbert, Betty, passed away Saturday morning, July 25, peacefully at home just short of her 93rd birthday. She was born in Savannah Georgia on August 19, 1927 to Merritt Woodhull Dixon and Elizabeth (Betty) Holst Dixon. She attended Pape School, Mt. Vernon Boarding School and briefly attended college in Virginia but decided that traveling was more fun. She married George Anderson Mercer III in 1951 and had three children, Elizabeth Wayne, Bessie, and George IV. She was married to George for 30 years until his death in 1982. She later married Thomas Bryson Gilbert. Bet ...

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Garr S. Williams, Sr. - JUL 25, 2020

Garr S. Williams, Sr.

Garr S. Williams, 86, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Hospice House after short illness.  He was born June 13, 1934 in Springfield, Missouri to the late Neal and Mary Garr Williams.  Mr. Williams graduated from Birmingham Southern with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.   Mr. Williams retired from Goodwill Industries and was a member of Isle of Hope United Methodist Church.  He was an avid sailor and in his spare time he would cane chairs.  Surviving are hi ...

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Yueh Wong - JUL 25, 2020

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Cheryl Y. Bunkley MAY 07, 1947 - JUL 25, 2020

Cheryl Y. Bunkley

Cheryl Y. Bunkley, 73, died peacefully, Saturday, July 25, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Cheryl was born in Russellville, KY, the daughter of Delbert and Lassie McMillin. She was a 1965 graduate of Russellville High School. She married William L. Bunkley in 1968. Cheryl retired after many years of service with Coastal ENT and attended Community Bible Church of Savannah. She is survived by three children, Lisa Nealy of Bowling Green, KY, Bill Bunkley of Portland, OR, and Karen Bunkley of Savannah, GA.: two grandchildren, Jacob Nealy of Bowling Green, KY, Brandon Shuman of Savannah ...

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Timothy Todd Green SEP 10, 1975 - JUL 24, 2020

Timothy Todd Green

Todd Green, 44, died Friday, July 24, 2020 at Memorial Health University Medical Center from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on September 10, 1975 to the late Timothy Earl Green and Susan Wilkes Conley.  Todd was extremely creative and artistic. He enjoyed Tybee sunrises and skateboarding. He was a tattoo artist and skilled tile layer.  Surviving are his children, Tyler and Zachary; a brother, Wallace Brooks Wood; a special cousin, Erin McAlpin Brennen; and several aunts, uncles, family and friends that will dearl ...

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Jean W. Meeker - JUL 23, 2020

Jean W. Meeker

Jean M. Meeker (1927 – 2020) Jean M. Meeker, age 93, of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 23, 2020, at The Oaks Health Center at The Marshes of Skidaway Island. Jean was born on June 30, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan to Violet and Alexander Wright. Following graduation from Wayne State University in Detroit, she became an art and English teacher. She married Dr. Jack F. Meeker on July 1, 1950 and was the office manager for his practice for many years.  After 67 years of marriage, he predeceased her on January 16, 2018. She was also preceded in dea ...

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Beau Kilian Roberts JUN 28, 1993 - JUL 23, 2020

Beau Kilian Roberts

Beau Kilian Roberts passed away July 23, 2020.  In fear and desperation, he chose to take his own life to escape the chaos of today’s world.  He was born June 28, 1993 to Dave and Joan Roberts.  Beau attended school in Savannah and his happiest times were when he was a student at Benedictine Military School.  He worked at the Georgia Ports Authority with ambitions to grow.  Beau enjoyed hunting, walking the family dog “Charley Girl”, a good cigar and a meal at Mrs. Wilkes. He is survived by his parents, brother Jake, Aunts Patty Hildreth (Jim), Mel ...

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Patricia B. "Patty" Carver - JUL 22, 2020

Patricia B.

Patricia Barton "Patty" Carver, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Riverview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  ...

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Ann Hahn Aimar - JUL 22, 2020

Ann Hahn Aimar

Ann Hahn Aimar (93) of Savannah, GA died Wednesday, July 22 at Riverview Rehabilitation Center.  She was born July 6, 1927 to Leontine and Claude Hahn and lived her entire life in Savannah.  Ann graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy and later married E. Paul Aimar.  They had three children so Ann spent her time being a wife and mother and caring for her mother.  She was a devout Catholic and a communicant at Blessed Sacrament Church.   Ann is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 66 years (E. Paul Aimar), her siblings, sister Margaret Hahn, brother B ...

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Tommie Nell Wise JAN 11, 1945 - JUL 21, 2020

Tommie Nell Wise

Ms. Tommie Nell Wise, age 75, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  The Sardis, Georgia native lived in Savannah for many years, and was retired from Great Dane Trailers. Surviving are her daughter, Laura Wise (Michael Myers) of Savannah; her granddaughter, Amanda Wise (Joe Woods) of Savannah; her sister, Alice Faye Bland of Garden City; and brother-in-law, Leon Wise of Savannah.  She also leaves behind her beloved Bassett Hound, Annabelle.  A private graveside service and burial will be held at Brickyard Cemetery on Highway 204. ...

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Larry Powell AUG 02, 1951 - JUL 21, 2020

Larry Powell

Larry Powell, formerly of Beaver Falls, PA and Los Angeles, CA passed away peacefully on July 21 at his home in Savannah, Georgia.  He was 68.  He leaves behind his long-time love, his wife,Sally (Parker); his in-laws James and Patricia Parker, Laurie Parker (Jim Remus), Patty Hill, Robin and Mike McMahon; several relatives and close friends. Larry approached life with zeal and gusto.  He was a mainstay at social outings, usually saw about 10 concerts a year and he loved to travel, visiting overseas almost every year this century.  He even visited Down Under three tim ...

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Laura V. Hook - JUL 20, 2020

Laura V. Hook

Laura Louis Vaughn Hook (Lou), 85, died on July 20, 2020. After a courageous effort, she lost her battle with COVID19 while her family prayed for her from afar.  Lou was preceded in death by her husband, LG Hook, her daughter, Laura Head Thomas (Mike); her sister, Patricia Vaughn Biggerstaff, of Hazlehurst, GA; She is survived by her daughter, Theresa Head Turner (David) of Lecanto, FL; her brother, David Fletcher Vaughn, Jr (Susan) of Savannah, her beloved niece, Leslie Pearson Mills (Bryan) of Hazlehurst, GA ;her nephew Vaughn Pearson of Savannah ;and her stepchildren, Sandra Mote (Dann ...

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Rex McKinnley Divine FEB 23, 1963 - JUL 20, 2020

Rex McKinnley Divine

“To the world I AM ONE, but to the ONE, I am the world” Nothing proved to be more evident.  This was because Rex accepted Jesus into his life at an early age.  Rex was reunited with his heavenly family July 20, 2020. Surviving are his husband, Eric Wayne Gamez, brother, Art (Robin) Zeigler and their children, Brent (Katie) Zeigler, Brittany Romeo (Joseph); brother, Steven (Leanne) Divine and their children, Brook and Ty Divine.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Phyllis Divine, father, C.M. Divine.  ...

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Robert James Goodrich - JUL 19, 2020

Robert James Goodrich

Robert James Goodrich Sr., 76, died peacefully on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at his home in Brooklet, GA surrounded by loving family.   He is survived by his wife Barbara, three children, daughter, Debra Jean Hartman Boyette (Darrell) of Charlotte, NC, daughter, Stacy Lynn Hartman Padgett (Randy) of Brooklet, GA, son, Robert James Goodrich Jr. (Kerri) of Savannah, GA, two Grandchildren, Miranda Lanai Padgett and Reagan Noel Padgett, brother, Gary Goodrich, brother, Bill Goodrich, andsister Carol LeClair.   Due to the COVID pandemic, a celebration of life will be held at a ...

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Susan Ann Nichols Thomson - JUL 18, 2020

Susan Ann Nichols Thomson

Susan Ann Nichols Thomson Susan passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loving family and friends the early morning of July 18, 2020 at the age of 65. She lives on through the hundreds of music students she taught. A Regents, National Merit, and Eastman School of Music scholarship winner, she went on to earn advanced degrees from Florida State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she was a Holderness Doctoral Fellow. She was winner of the Vienna Modern Masters Competition, and radio broadcasts of her performances have been featured throughout the U. ...

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Sybil B. Garnto AUG 26, 1931 - JUL 18, 2020

Sybil B. Garnto

Sybil B. Garnto, 88, passed away Saturday night, July 18, 2020 at Candler Hospital. Sybil was born August 26, 1931 in Emanuel County. She was married to Joseph Garnto. She became widowed in 1994.  She spent most of her life as a wife, mother, and homemaker.  Sybil loved to play games.  She was one of the best dice rollers you would have met.  She loved to dance and doing activities at the Senior Center.  Sybil especially adored and loved being visited by her grandson and great-grandchildren. Sybil leaves behind her daughter, Tina Mattingly (William) of Port Wentw ...

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Melvin Douglas "Doug" Wheeler SEP 19, 1949 - JUL 17, 2020

Melvin Douglas

Melvin Douglas “Doug” Wheeler, age 70, died July 17, 2020 after a long illness.  The Savannah native was a machinist, retiring from the Hobart Company.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, and was also formerly in the Naval Reserve. Surviving are his wife, Kathy O’Berry Wheeler of Savannah; three daughters, Rebecca (Billy) Morris, and Donna (Alan) Copeland, both of Brunswick, and Rhonda (Michael) Vinson of Nahunta; a brother, Steven Wayne Wheeler of Savannah; nine grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a brother, ...

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Linda Nagel Samer - JUL 15, 2020

Linda Nagel Samer

Linda Nagel Samer, 78, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at her residence.  She was born Newark, NJ, daughter of Erwin and Erlindey Knab Westphalen.  She moved to Richmond Hill in 1986 where she was a librarian with the Bryan County Library.  Mrs. Samer loved reading, the beach and above all her family and friends.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother that was known for her generosity and her love of Jesus.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Samer and her brother, Fred Westphalen. Surviving are her children, Sandra Gregor ...

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Holbrook L. Mason - JUL 14, 2020

Holbrook L. Mason

Holbrook Louis Mason, 77, died on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. He was a native of Savannah, GA, a graduate of Savannah High School class of 1961. He worked for CSX railroad as an engineer for over 45 years. Holbrook married his wife Judy Nunn Mason of Savannah on August 12, 1967 at Calvary Baptist Temple where he was an active member, deacon and elder until his death. Holbrook was well known for his service and volunteering. He served in the Army National Guard, was a dedicated Sunday school teacher, coach, and an avid Calvary Day School supporter and fan for many years.  Holbrook’s s ...

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Lee K. Urstadt OCT 09, 1951 - JUL 14, 2020

Lee K. Urstadt

Lee K. Urstadt, 68, died Tuesday, July 14, 2020. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Please sign our online guestbook. ...

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Joanne Durrence Harman AUG 31, 1928 - JUL 14, 2020

Joanne Durrence Harman

 Joanne Durrence Harman, 91, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2020. Born on August 31, 1928, in Savannah, Georgia to Audrey Edgar Durrence and Nita Rollins Durrence, Joanne graduated from Savannah High School in 1945, where she was named “Miss Savannah High,” and the University of Georgia in 1949 with a Bachelor of Arts in Education. As a child she was an accomplished pianist winning several state wide competitions and studied ballet under Ebba Olsen Thompson and at the American School of Ballet Summer Program in New York. This grounding in and love for the arts profou ...

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Edward "Lee" McCurry - JUL 14, 2020

Edward

Edward “Lee” McCurry left this Earth to be with his Heavenly Father on July 14, 2020. He was born July 29, 1982 and was raised in Savannah, Georgia – “the greatest place on Earth.” He graduated from Benedictine Military School as a proud Cadet, attended Georgia Southern University as a proud Eagle, and graduated with his BBA from South University. At the time of his passing, Lee had become a successful Insurance Broker for Palmetto Benefits Solutions. He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order, College Republicans, Savannah Jaycees, was an Ambassador for the Savanna ...

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Richard Ellis Yarbrough, Sr. - JUL 13, 2020

Richard Ellis Yarbrough, Sr.

Richard Ellis Yarbrough, Sr., 84, passed away Monday, July 13, 2020 at Hospice Savannah.  A service and burial will be announced at a later date.     ...

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Clifford N. Angers, Jr. - JUL 13, 2020

Clifford N. Angers, Jr.

Clifford N. Angers, Jr. died July 13, 2020 at home, one day shy of his 79th birthday, surrounded by his family.  Born in White Plains, NY on July 14, 1941 to Clifford and Beatrice Angers.  He attended Gilmore Academy (Gates Mills, OH), and Catholic Central High School (Detroit), Notre Dame 1963, MBA from University of Michigan in 1964.  He married his high school sweetheart, Karen Shafer in 1963.  Moving to Connecticut in 1965, he worked at Colgate-Palmolive, followed by a long career at Ogilvy & Mather Advertising.  Some of his accounts included General ...

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Pamela Diane Perrone SEP 16, 1957 - JUL 13, 2020

Pamela Diane Perrone

Pamela Diane Perrone, (Pam, Mama, Grandma), 62 of Savannah passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 13th, 2020. Pamela was born on September 16, 1957 in Savannah to Mary Lee Taylor and Carlton Wilbur Rowell. Sister to five siblings, Janet Rowell, Cindy Werner, Michael Rowell, Gale (Bubba) Taylor and Amy Burns. Pamela was an outstanding student, she graduated at the top of her class from Bible Baptist High School in 1975. Her very first job was at K-Mart as a cashier. After graduation, she studied at Savannah Technical College, then on to work at Savannah News Press measuring ads to fit the new ...

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Emma Morel Adler - JUL 12, 2020

Emma Morel Adler

Emma Morel Adler, a native Savannahian, was born on March 11th, 1930 to John and Emma Walthour Morel, in Savannah, Georgia. She died peacefully July 12th, 2020, at age 90.            Emma grew up in downtown Savannah, on the south side of Hall Street between Abercorn and Lincoln.  Her grandmother, Emma Roberts Walthour, lived next door.  She attended The Pape School in Savannah, where she established a firm foundation in the Arts and Humanities as well as developing many life-long friendships.  She continued her education by a ...

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William George Cummins OCT 09, 1930 - JUL 12, 2020

William George Cummins

William George Cummins, 89, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 at his home on Tybee Island.  He was born October 9, 1930 in Woodstock, Illinois.  Mr. Cummins was retired from EM Tech.  He was a 66 year Mason, and was a lifetime member of the VFW.  He was also a member of the American Legion on Tybee Island. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Cummins Page. Surviving are his wife, Rose Kunavich of Tybee Island, three sons, Bob Cummins (Donna) of Illinois, Bill Cummins of Atlanta, and Danny Cummins (Brenda) of Wisconsin, two Daughters, Debbie Hendricks of Wis ...

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Wilma Jean Gunn JAN 15, 1941 - JUL 11, 2020

Wilma Jean Gunn

Gunn, Wilma Jean (nee Michael) ,79, of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2020. Wilma was born in Frederick, MD on January 15, 1941.  She graduated as the valedictorian from Frederick High School in 1959. She worked for One Hour Martinizer for many years, eventually becoming their bookkeeper. Later on in years, Wilma moved to Savannah, GA and worked at the Hunter Army Airfield Commissary for 24 years, working her way up from a part-time cashier to the Assistant Manager. After retiring from the Commissary, she dedicated her life to helping care for her youngest g ...

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Mary Jane McCall MacBlane - JUL 10, 2020

Mary Jane McCall MacBlane

Mary Jane McCall MacBlane, 90, of Savannah, GA went to be with the Lord on July 10, 2020, at Riverview Health and Rehabilitation Center, under the care of Hospice Savannah, Inc.  Born February 28, 1930 in Johnstown, PA and lived in East Conemaugh for most of her life before moving to Savannah in May 2010 to live with her daughter.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Forrest and Elizabeth (Horenchak) McCall, infant sister, Eileen Louise; loving husband of 53 years, George A. MacBlane, brother, John F. McCall and son-in-law, Charles Tyner.  She is survived by daught ...

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Robert J. Lane, III MAY 09, 1946 - JUL 10, 2020

Robert J. Lane, III

Robert James Lane III “Bobby” 74 died Friday, July 10, 2020 at his residence. Bobby was born in Charleston, South Carolina on May 9, 1946. He was a member of the United Methodist Church.  He joined the Air Force at 17 years old and had to wait until he turned 18 to be deployed to Viet Nam.  After his military service he worked at Savannah Sugar Refinery as a Lab Technician until his retirement.  Bobby was loved by his family and friends.    He had a heart of gold and was known by everyone who knew him as a “good man”.  He wa ...

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Annette Jones Hartley SEP 28, 1927 - JUL 09, 2020

Annette Jones Hartley

Annette Jones Billings Hartley, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 in Savannah, GA.  Mrs. Hartley was born in Memphis TN on September 28, 1927.  She and her family moved to Miami, FL when she was seven.  Annette called Miami home for over five decades. She was pre-deceased by her husband Jim Billings in 1982. Seven years later she married Howard Hartley and lived in Greenville, SC until Howard’s death in 2006.   In 2008 she moved to Savannah, GA where she has lived since.  She is survived by three daughters and sons in law: Anne McDougall (Ed); Claudia Wa ...

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Drew Porter Anderson FEB 04, 2018 - JUL 09, 2020

Drew Porter Anderson

Drew Porter Anderson, 2 years old, of Raleigh, North Carolina, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.   Services are pending.    ...

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Nancy Ann Lawlor - JUL 07, 2020

Nancy Ann Lawlor

The full obituary will be published as soon as available. Social distancing and the wearing of masks is encouraged for the safety of everyone attending. ...

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Aiden Ashley Palpallatoc NOV 12, 2002 - JUL 06, 2020

Aiden Ashley Palpallatoc

Aiden A. Palpallatoc, 17, died Monday, July 6, 2020. Aiden was a lifelong resident of Savannah and attended Windsor Forest High School. Fishing, skating, family trips to the Mountains of North Carolina, or hanging with his friends at A.J.’s on Tybee; Aiden was always happiest outdoors, around the ocean, and enjoying nature.  Surviving are his mother, Lindsey Fife; his father and stepmother, Ashley and Britney Palpallatoc; a sister, Alexandria Smith; two brothers, Ashton and Avery Palpallatoc; maternal grandparents, Sandi Westall (Nana), and Bill and Heather Fife; paternal gran ...

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Bettye Burns - JUL 06, 2020

Bettye Burns

Mrs. Bettye Withers Barnes, age 100, died on July 6, 2020. She was the daughter of Julia and Clyde Withers of Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Barnes attended Wesleyan College and graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.   She married Elbert Randolph Partridge, US Air Force, who died during World War II. As a young widow with two daughters, Julia and Randylyn, Bettye found happiness once again when she married Benjamin Shields Barnes in 1948. With the arrival of two more daughters, Carole and Betsy, they continued to enjoy their life in Atlanta for over 40 years.  In ...

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Nancy Rebecca Peavy Arnsdorff NOV 13, 1945 - JUL 05, 2020

Nancy Rebecca Peavy Arnsdorff

Nancy Rebecca Peavy Arnsdorff, 74, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center. She was born in Savannah, Georgia to the late Willard and Frances Peavy and was a member of The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist. She was a graduate of Savannah High School, where she met her husband of 55 years, Bruce Arnsdorff.  For several years, she owned and operated a daycare center, Charlie Brown’s Clubhouse prior to working for the board of education for over 10 years.  Nancy was a very artistic and creative women and used her talents to benef ...

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George W. "Billy" Adams, Jr. JUL 08, 1946 - JUL 05, 2020

George W.

George W. “Billy” Adams Jr, of Savannah, GA, passed away on July 5th, 2020 at Memorial Hospital.  Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was the son of the late Florence Counihan and George Wilmot Adams and brother to the late Robert “Bobby” Adams.  Billy graduated from Benedictine Military School, Class of 1964. He grew up as a member of Blessed Sacrament Church and was most recently a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Savannah.   Billy served in the Georgia Air National Guard and retired as the Executive Director of South Carolina Stevedore ...

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Valinda Fleming McKibben FEB 23, 1921 - JUL 04, 2020

Valinda Fleming McKibben

Valinda Fleming McKibben, 99, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2020 at the home of her son in Isle of Hope, under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Milton Stewart McKibben. Valinda was born in Durham, North Carolina on February 23, 1921 to David Kerr Fleming and Irene Tilley Fleming. She graduated from Durham High School and Business School in Charlotte, North Carolina. A member of the Greatest Generation, she lost her first husband Frank May and younger brother Kerr Fleming in World War II.  She was also preceded in death b ...

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Ben A. Conner, III JUN 07, 1940 - JUL 03, 2020

Ben A. Conner, III

Ben A. Conner, III passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at age 80. He was born in Mt. Vernon, GA and spent most of his adult life in Savannah as an insurance claims adjuster. He graduated from UGA and was an avid Dawg fan. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Judy, four children, five grandchildren, two sisters and two brothers. A private family ceremony is planned for July 6, 2020.   ...

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Winifred Irene Case Karnosky DEC 17, 1920 - JUL 03, 2020

Winifred Irene Case Karnosky

Winifred Irene Case Karnosky, 99, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at her residence.  She was born in East Alton, Illinois on December 17, 1920 to Mr. Furnace Case and Mrs. Lola Case.  She graduated from East Alton High School where she participated in sports and was a member of the drum and bugle corps. During World War II she enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was one of the first Lady Marines.  One of the highlights of her Marine Corps tour was being an escort for Mrs. Elenoir Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Later she was stationed ...

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Alice "Jean" Finley Giblin FEB 07, 1924 - JUL 03, 2020

Alice

Alice "Jean" Finley Giblin was born on February 7th, 1924 in Janesville, Wisconsin. She graduated from Mercy School of Nursing of St. Xavier College in Chicago and shortly after married Charles Giblin in 1946. They started their adventures in New Orleans, where their four children, Jim, Mary, Patty and Betsy were born. Over the decades, Jean was involved in every community she lived as a nurse, with various volunteer positions, and as a participant in the Catholic Church.  Jean is remembered by her children for teaching them that your glass is always half full, to be kind, to ...

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Jon "J.T." Herbert Taylor - JUL 03, 2020

Jon

Jon “J.T.” Herbert Taylor died at Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He leaves behind his wife, Gina Elizabeth Taylor and two beautiful daughters, Madison and Zayne. He is also survived by his mother, Audilee Taylor, siblings Julia, Jed (Lilann) and Jessica (Paul), nieces Callie, Liz, Kate and Morgan and nephews Hunter, Mac and Jake. He is preceded in death by his father, Herbert Lee Taylor. A good friend who inspired tattoos on many, Jon never knew a stranger. He was widely known as the life of the party and Tybee mourned his loss over the 4th of J ...

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Hazel Janiece Pittman AUG 29, 1918 - JUL 03, 2020

Hazel Janiece Pittman

Hazel Janiece Pittman went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 3, at the age of 101, in Nashville, Tennessee. Born in Bullock County, Georgia to James Morgan Bennett and Mary Eula Scott Bennett, she was one of ten children. She is preceded by her loving husband, Ernest A. Pittman, Sr. and five of her siblings. She is survived by sister Wildred Martin, brothers Winfield Bennett and Lenard Bennett, sister Nina Pearce, daughter Myrna McWhorter (Max), son Ernest (Skip) Pittman (Jean), six grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by h ...

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Jacob Alexander "Jake" Smith FEB 21, 1941 - JUL 02, 2020

Jacob Alexander

Jacob Alexander Smith, age 79, of Savannah, passed away at his home on Thursday, July 2.  Jake was born on February 21, 1941 in Reidsville, GA to Edgar and Ruby Smith. He grew up in Reidsville, GA with his parents, three brothers, and one sister. He graduated from Reidsville High School in 1959. He received a banking certificate from Louisiana State University in 1983. He was Recognized by Who’s Who of Georgia in 1989. He was in the banking industry for 40 years. He was a retired Vice President of Wachovia.  Jake enjoyed going on the boat and fishing with friends and fami ...

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Richard D. Eckburg DEC 26, 1931 - JUL 01, 2020

Richard D. Eckburg

  Richard Dean Eckburg. December 26, 1931 - July 1 , 2020. A 3O-year supporter of the Savannah community, Richard D. Eckburg, died suddenly at home, on July 1,2020. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Judy. ln addition, he leaves his daughters, Lisa Molina and Darice Dawson , of Arizona, and grandsons Jason Molina, of Arizona, and Brian Molina (Erin), with two great grandchildren, in Oregon. Dick was born in Amboy, lllinois, joined the Army after high school, and served in the Korean War. This instilled a love for the military that stayed with him for h ...

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James William Potts - JUL 01, 2020

James William Potts

James William (Pottsie) Potts of Savannah, GA, age 79, passed away July 1, 2020 from heart related complications. Jim was born September 23, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Haverford High School (’58) located in Havertown, PA. He was a volunteer fireman with Brookline Fire Dept and began a very successful sales career in plastic sales at Cosden Chemicals in Conshohocken, PA. He relocated his family south to get away from the cold weather and remained in a successful sales and management career in the plastics industry. As the former President of the Society of Plastic Enginee ...

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Mary Kathryn Jaime Seginack MAY 19, 1951 - JUN 30, 2020

Mary Kathryn Jaime Seginack

Mary Kathryn Seginack, age 69, died June 30, 2020.  The Chatham County native formerly worked as a cashier with Merrill Lynch.  Kathryn loved music, and played the piano. Surviving are her children, Andrew Seginack and Mary Ann Seginack, both of Savannah; her mother, Norma Jaime of Savannah; two sisters, Gerry Arakelian of Chocowinity, NC, and Paulette Lanier of Savannah; and a granddaughter, Alexis Seginack of Savannah. A graveside funeral service and burial will be 11:00 am Wednesday, July 8, at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with Rev. Brooks Cail officiating. ...

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Betty Jean Lynch Thomson MAR 18, 1939 - JUN 28, 2020

Betty Jean Lynch Thomson

Betty Jean Lynch Thomson, our beloved Wife, Mom, and Meme, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 28, 2020.  She was born on March 18, 1939, to Lee Olen and Dorothy Lynch.  Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Lee Lynch, and her grandson, Timmy Rubnitz.  Betty grew up in Savannah and attended Savannah High School.  There she met the love of her life, Tommy Thomson.  They were married on July 2, 1955.  In 1958, they had a son, Thomas David Thomson, Jr.  Their daughter Rene’ was born in 1963.  Betty had a big heart and was lo ...

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Sadie B. Kramer FEB 11, 1922 - JUN 28, 2020

Sadie B. Kramer

Sadie B. Kramer (Mema, Buff, Blackie) 98, passed away on June 28, 2020 at Summer Breeze. She was born on February 11, 1922 to the late Barney and Edna Blackburn. She retired as a GSA telephone operator then went on later to work at Great Southern Federal Bank. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Daughters of Ireland and Smart Senior. She loved to line dance and enjoyed playing Bingo at the Wilmington Island Community Center. Mema will be remembered for her style and flare and will be loved and missed by all. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. Kramer Sr.; grand ...

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Dorothy "Dottie" Brenner Cook AUG 29, 1924 - JUN 28, 2020

Dorothy

Dorothy Brenner Cook, 95, died Sunday, June 28, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Ga. Mrs. Cook was born in Marsh, Montana and she graduated high school in Grandview, Washington. She was an original Rosie the Riveter working at the Boeing plant in Seattle, Washington during World War II.  With her first husband, Scott, who was an officer in the United States Air Force, she travelled around the United States and Japan while raising her three beloved children: Susanne, Burder (Buzz) and Lorelle (Lori). After settling in Savannah, Georgia, Dottie graduated from vocational s ...

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Virginia Summerell McMullen - JUN 27, 2020

Virginia Summerell McMullen

Virginia Summerell McMullen, 37, passed peacefully on Saturday, June 27, 2020, surrounded by her family.  She had been successfully battling advanced lung cancer since 2019, but in a rapid relapse was under hospice care at UF Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. Virginia was born in Savannah, the oldest daughter of B. Ray and Melanie (Fawcett) Summerell and granddaughter of Mrs. Jesse T. Fawcett of Savannah.  She is survived by her husband, David Wayne McMullen, Jr., of Tallahassee, FL; and her sisters, Elizabeth Anne Summerell of Savannah, GA, and Carolyn Summerell Judge (Christop ...

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Richard C. Claar DEC 12, 1953 - JUN 26, 2020

Richard C. Claar

Richard Corbin Claar, 66, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center.  He was born December 12, 1953 to the late John and Charlotte Claar.  He worked for Gulfstream Aerospace for over 20 years.  He is survived by his wife Katherine "Kathy" Claar of Thunderbolt.   A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Fox & Weeks, Islands Chapel.   ...

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Reba Bernice Cleveland Colson DEC 27, 1927 - JUN 26, 2020

Reba Bernice Cleveland Colson

Reba B Colson, 92, passed peacefully at home in Peachtree Corners on Friday, June 26, 2020. Reba was born in Lumpkin County, GA, the daughter of Leonard B. and Maude (Davis) Cleveland.  She grew up in Dahlonega and after graduating school, she moved to Savannah and began her career at Price Company. In 1948, Reba married Ernest (Ralph) Colson of Savannah. She retired from Johnson, Lane, Space, Smith & Company after 30 years of service as Vice President of Operations. She then assisted with opening the Savannah office of Sterne, Agee and Leach investment brokerage firm before she ...

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Barbara Ann Parker Sexton - JUN 25, 2020

Barbara Ann Parker Sexton

Barbara Ann Parker Sexton, 84, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Lyons, GA, daughter of Evan P. and Nancy Jones Parker.  Mrs. Sexton was a member of Richmond Hill United Methodist Church and a homemaker. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Jack Melvin Sexton, four sisters and four brothers. She is survived by her sons, Thomas Evan Sexton (Anne), John William Sexton, Sr., James Roy Sexton (Lynn), and George Alan Sexton (Cindy); brother, Jack Royce P ...

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Robert N. Hansen - JUN 25, 2020

Robert N. Hansen

Robert N. Hansen, 81, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at his residence on Skidaway Island.  Inurnment will be in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY at a later date.  Remembrances may be made to the Carmelite Monastery, 11 W. Back St., Savannah, GA 31419.   ...

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Rachel Elaine Clark Glenn JUL 02, 1970 - JUN 24, 2020

Rachel Elaine Clark Glenn

Elaine, (49), died June 24, 2020 in Savannah, while under the care of St. Joseph/Candler Hospital. She was born July 2, 1970 in Savannah, GA and lived in Savannah all her life.  She attended Herschel V. Jenkins High School and earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Armstrong State College and received her Master’s Degree from Georgia Southern University.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Ascension and regularly attended Sunday school classes at the First Baptist Church of the Islands.  She was an active volunteer at Coastal Middle School, th ...

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Lt. Colonel Douglas Gregory Schmidt OCT 21, 1946 - JUN 23, 2020

Lt. Colonel Douglas Gregory Schmidt

Lt. Colonel Douglas Gregory Schmidt passed into Christ’s arms on June 23, 2020. Born 10-21-1946.  Doug graduated from Iowa State University, served in the Army Reserves, was deployed to Desert Storm where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He was President of Supply Chain Personnel until his death. Doug was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He is survived by his wife Karol; children, Michelle, and Stephen; three grandchildren, Cole, Andrew, and Kathryn; mother, Lillian, and two sisters, Susan, and Nancy. A memorial service for close friends and f ...

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Nettie Wallace - JUN 23, 2020

Nettie Wallace

Nettie Laurine “Neemaw” Wallace, age 99, died Tuesday, June 23rd. Born in Lepanto, Arkansas, Savannah was her home for more than 70 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years C.A. “Jack” Wallace, her daughters Iris Wallace, Betty Blackston, and a great granddaughter Ashlee Kraft. Surviving are her three grandchildren, Kim Kraft (Hal), Kelly Blackston-Cail (Robert “Corky”), and Kevin Blackston (Angela), all of Savannah, one sister, Jo England of Dallas, Texas, five great grandchildren, Kyle (Amy), Clint, Emily, Gage, Caroline, as well a ...

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Dorothy L. Wojtkelewicz FEB 21, 1948 - JUN 22, 2020

Dorothy L. Wojtkelewicz

Dorothy (“Dot”) Lorraine Wojtkelewicz, 72, passed peacefully on Monday, June 22, 2020 after an extended illness.  A native of her beloved Baltimore, MD, Dot worked in retail for most of her life, spending over 25 years working for Walmart.  Most recently she worked at Piggly Wiggly/Bi-Lo. Dot loved her precious dog Coco, Word Search games, doing whatever she wanted and hearing people struggle to pronounce her last name. She was known for her charitable heart, for making Coca-Cola cakes and rum cakes for friends and neighbors and her love of a clearance sale. Dot was ...

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Francis John "Frank" Coffey SEP 09, 1936 - JUN 22, 2020

Francis John

Frank Coffey, 83, died peacefully on Monday, June 22, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Frank was born in Philadelphia, the only son of Frank and Kathryn Coffey. He was educated in the Philadelphia Parochial School system through high school. He earned a degree in economics from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga; an MBA from Roosevelt University in Chicago; and a Masters of Strategic Studies from the Air War College in Montgomery, AL. After a career in the Air Force, where he retired as a colonel, he worked for Johnson Controls. Frank met Paula Axe (The Blond ...

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Thomas Alexander Bradley, III - JUN 20, 2020

Thomas Alexander Bradley, III

Thomas Alexander Bradley, lll, age 80, died at home on June 20, 2020. He was born in Savannah, the son of Thomas A. Bradley, Jr. and Dorothea Sterling Bradley. Tom was a 1958 graduate of Savannah High School and attended the University of South Carolina and Washington University in St. Louis. Some years later he moved back to Georgia where he owned and operated the original Tybee Marina. Tom is survived by his wife, Julie Powers Bradley, his daughter Diane Barry (John), his son Tom Bradley (Emily), his grandchildren Sarah and Michael Barry. Also, his sister Linda Bradley Cox and brother ...

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Becky Hall Davis MAR 01, 1947 - JUN 19, 2020

Becky Hall Davis

Becky Hall Davis, 73, passed peacefully at her home on Friday, June 19, 2020, surrounded by her loving family, following a battle with a terminal illness.  Becky was born in Roanoke, VA to Clarence and Geraldine Hall.   In 1964 she married Stan Davis, the love of her life. They settled in Savannah, GA, where they raised their 3 children.  She spent the next 56 years caring for her family as a homemaker.  In addition to her husband, Stan, Becky is survived by her son Ricky Davis, son Randy Davis and his wife Sherry and their sons Randy and Riley, Jennifer Jennings and ...

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Blake Quattlebaum MAR 23, 1966 - JUN 19, 2020

Blake Quattlebaum

Blake Binford Quattlebaum, 54, of Savannah, GA passed away on June 19, 2020. Born on March 23, 1966 in Birmingham, Alabama, Blake was blessed to grow up on the Bluff of Isle of Hope in Savannah, Georgia. He was the son of Dr. Robert & Fall Quattlebaum. He was a graduate of The McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN and Armstrong State College. Blake was a Master Falconer, member of the GA Falconry Association as well as the Georgia Game Hawkers Club.   He was a longtime member of the Forest City Gun Club. Blake was an avid outdoorsman, lover of all things animal, semi-pro water skie ...

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Gay Frances Rogers Usher DEC 13, 1935 - JUN 19, 2020

Gay Frances Rogers Usher

Gay Frances Rogers Usher, 84, formerly of Batavia, NY departed this life Friday, June 19, 2020.  Born in Andover, NY December 13, 1935 to Albert and Frances Beebe Rogers. She graduated from Andover High School in the class of 1953 and attended The State University of New York at Geneseo.  Gay was the widow of William Usher married in 1958. She spent her married life as a homemaker. Left to cherish her memory is one son, Steven Robert Usher and wife, Angell of Savannah, GA; brother, Albert Jerry Rogers and wife, Anne of Leesburg, FL; niece, Julie Rogers Palko and husband Dan of ...

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Scott Smith SEP 17, 1968 - JUN 18, 2020

Scott Smith

Thomas Scott Smith, Savannah, GA, 51, passed away at home, June 18, 2020.  Scott, also known affectionately as “Scotty” or “Smitty” was born in Savannah on September 17th, 1968 as the only child to Thomas Waldo Smith and Vivian Davis Smith (Holt).  Scott graduated from Beach High School.  He began working with his father who owned Tommie Smith Painting as a teenager and then later became owner of Scott Smith Painting and Construction. He was a jack of all trades working the past few years for Fox and Weeks Funeral Home and being an UBER driver while al ...

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Lois Ann (Bauer) McCarthy JUN 11, 1937 - JUN 18, 2020

Lois Ann  (Bauer) McCarthy

Lois Ann (Bauer) McCarthy, 83, daughter of Johann and Mildred Bauer died this last Thursday, June 18, 2020 at her home in Commodore Point. Lois was born in Queens, New York and raised and educated in Huntington, Long Island, NY.  After marrying John, the boy next door, the couple had two sons (John and Steve).  While raising the family, Lois performed in local theatre and ballet, taught swim lessons and learned to make clothes for herself and the boys.  At the same time, she developed her skills as an artist painting in both oil and watercolor and sculpting in clay. In 196 ...

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Wallace H. Crouch NOV 30, 1985 - JUN 17, 2020

Wallace H. Crouch

Wallace Hardy Crouch, 34, husband of Stephanie Simms Crouch, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020.  A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.   ...

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Neil Waldo Johnson DEC 03, 1922 - JUN 16, 2020

Neil Waldo Johnson

Neil Waldo Johnson, 97, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2020. Neil was born in New York City December 3, 1922 to Neil Waldo and Lillian Larsen Johnson. He grew up in Mount Vernon, NY. At A.B. Davis High School he met Adele Frances Jones who he married in 1943. Neil was proud of his service during WWll as a B17 navigator. ln recent years, he enjoyed visits to the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum and reconnecting with several of his fellow crew members. He had a successful sales career ultimately retiring from lnternational Paper. ln addition to Adele, Neil was predeceased by brother H ...

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Constance Ann "Connie" Goodwin MAR 06, 1947 - JUN 15, 2020

Constance Ann

Constance Ann "Connie" Goodwin, 73, passed away peacefully on June 15, 2020, in Savannah, GA. A native of Bronxville, NY, she graduated from Syracuse University. Although Connie had no children of her own, she spent the majority of her life working for the State of New York's child protective services in Syracuse, NY. Connie was known for her intelligence, humor, and compassion that she would quietly show in an unassuming way to those who needed it. Surviving her are three sisters, Joy Marks of Savannah, GA, Kim Goodwin of Watermill, NY, and Donna Goodwin of Philadelphia, alon ...

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Madeline A. Ferraro - JUN 12, 2020

Madeline A. Ferraro

Madeline Antoinnette  Ferraro entered peacefully into eternal rest on Friday, June 12, 2020 at the age of 99.  Madeline was born in Savannah, GA on April 27, 1921 and was the daughter of Louis Bie Ferraro, an immigrant from Italy and Laura Postanowicz Ferraro Hart, an immigrant from Poland.  She was preceded in death by her parents and step-father, George E. Hart, Sr., as well as her siblings, Theresa L. Ferraro, Bie L. Ferraro, Vincent J. Ferraro, Sr., John J. Ferraro, Mary Ferraro DeLoach, Jeannette Ferraro Barker and half-brothers George E. Hart, Jr. and Francis E. Hart.  ...

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Carl Lee Rigdon, Jr. OCT 03, 1933 - JUN 12, 2020

Carl Lee Rigdon, Jr.

Carl Lee Ridgon, Jr., died June 12, 2020. The Chatham County native was a retired machinist with International Paper, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean Conflict.  He is survived by two daughters, Amanda R. Rigdon and Angela R. Baker. ...

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Wyman H. Sharpe JUN 30, 1931 - JUN 09, 2020

Wyman H. Sharpe

Wyman H. Sharpe, 88, passed away June 9, 2020 at Hospice Savannah, surrounded by his family.  Wyman was born June 30, 1931 in Wayne County, GA, and moved to Savannah at an early age.  He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict from 1950 to 1952, being honorably discharged after earning the rank of Staff Sergeant.  He was employed by Sears Roebuck and Company for 37 years, retiring in 1985.  Wyman was also a successful real estate investor, owning and operating multiple parcels of rental property.  He was a past member of the Sa ...

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Dr. Harvey Morgan - JUN 09, 2020

Dr. Harvey Morgan

Harvey Vaughan Morgan Sr., 92, died peacefully on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Summer Breeze Senior Living in Savannah, Georgia. Harvey was born in 1927 in Savannah to Annie and Marshall Morgan. He was educated in Savannah schools and served in the Army for two years, stationed in Northern Italy. Harvey attended Armstrong Junior College for two years and completed his Bachelors and Doctorate at Emory School of Medicine. He married Mary Frances Bland in 1954 and they returned to Savannah to start their family and for Harvey to complete his residency at Memorial Hospital. Shortly thereafter, h ...

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Margaret S. Willey JUL 18, 1930 - JUN 08, 2020

Margaret S. Willey

Margaret S. Willey, 89 died on June 8, 2020. She was born on July 18, 1930 in Savannah, GA. She grew up In Savannah and Atlanta and graduated from Savannah High School in 1948 and earned an Associates Degree from Armstrong Junior College in 1950 and began her work career at Union Bag. She met her husband, Monroe M Willey in Savannah while he was stationed at Hunter Field near the end of the Korean War. They married in 1955 and moved to suburban Philadelphia.  She raised her family in both Pennsylvania and Michigan. She was a long- time member of the Methodist Church, for the past 25 ye ...

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Thomas Anthony Workmon - JUN 08, 2020

Thomas Anthony Workmon

Thomas Anthony Workmon of Deer Lodge, Montana passed away June 8th, 2020 at the age of 59.  Tom was a native of Savannah, GA. He graduated from Benedictive Military School. Tom is survived by his three adult children, Christopher Bryan Workmon, Glen Patrick Workmon and Elizabeth McKenzie Workmon; his grandson, Raymond Christopher Workmon; his mother, Julia Mckenzie Workmon; and his three brothers, Robert Anthony Workmon, Charles Calvin Workmon, and Patrick Joseph Workmon. A joint private graveside memorial service for Tom and his father, Bob Franklin Workmon, will be ...

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Frank C. DeBolt, Sr. FEB 23, 1930 - JUN 07, 2020

Frank C. DeBolt, Sr.

Frank C. DeBolt, Sr., age 90, passed away peacefully in Savannah, Georgia, on June 7, 2020. A native of West Virginia, Frank spent over twenty years in the United States Navy, primarily as an aviator and in the field of electronics. He was a graduate of The Ohio State University and also obtained a Master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School. His duty stations included bases on the east and west coasts, the U.S.S. Wasp, Trinidad, West Indies, and Panama. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant Commander in 1973. After his military service, Frank and his family settled in ...

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Mary Gray Gillikin Mell Klees MAY 19, 1930 - JUN 07, 2020

Mary Gray Gillikin Mell Klees

Mary Klees, 90, died peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Norfolk, VA on May 19, 1930 to the late Clemmie and Mary Gillikin. She was the eldest of eight children. Mary loved working in her yard. Anyone that knew her, could tell you that she was rarely seen without a rake in her hand. She loved going fishing but has been unable to go as much as she did back in the day. Mary could sling a cast net, cut a rug, and dance anyone under the table. She will be deeply missed by all. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her so ...

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Mark Edward Gilroy AUG 16, 1960 - JUN 06, 2020

Mark Edward Gilroy

Mark Edward Gilroy died peacefully at Savannah Beach Nursing Home in Tybee Island, Georgia on June 6, 2020.  Mark was born to Charles Edward Gilroy and Donna Mae (Virtue) Gilroy on August 16, 1960. He graduated from Elida High School near Lima, Ohio and became a carpenter and woodworker for several cabinet makers in the area as well as operating his own handyman business. Mark loved animals and volunteered at Angels for Animals in Elida, Ohio.  He enjoyed various types of music, rock concerts, playing his guitar, gardening and doing artwork.  Mark also enjoyed working out ...

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James Archie LaRoche, Jr. NOV 17, 1954 - JUN 06, 2020

James Archie LaRoche, Jr.

James Archie LaRoche, Jr., 65, alongside his longtime companion, Patty Jo Atkins, entered eternal peace, Saturday, June 6, 2020.  James was the son of the late James Archie LaRoche, Sr.  Archie joins his late brother, Mark LaRoche and son, Alex Meyer. He is survived by his mother, Rosa LaRoche; daughter, Erin Renee LaRoche; granddaughter, Sophie Winfield LaRoche of Savannah, GA; step-daughter, Rose Lee Garrett (Mike); two grandsons, Rhyan Keith Armstead and Dylan Lee Armstead of Charleston, SC; siblings, Cynthia, Tony, Phillip, and Robert.  Along with many nieces and nephews, ...

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Edith Griffis De Mauro - JUN 05, 2020

Edith Griffis De Mauro

Edith Griffis De Mauro, 94, died peacefully on Friday, June 5, 2020 in Savannah, Georgia.  Edith was born in Titusville, Florida.  She was the only child of Gladys Rain and Jefferson Davis Griffis. She graduated from a RN Program at University of Florida at Gainesville.  She then met Peter Anthony De Mauro while working at the Chattahoochee State Hospital and they were married on July 19, 1947 in Spring Lake, New Jersey.  She worked for many years as a staff nurse and eventually as a nurse manager at Carrier Clinic, an inpatient psychiatric hospital in Hopewell, New Jers ...

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Melvin Lee Taylor - JUN 04, 2020

Melvin Lee Taylor

Melvin Lee Taylor of Baxley, GA- 01-14-1948-06-04-2020 Passed at home with his wife of 29 years Lisa Weaver Taylor by his side. Is preceded in death, by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peggy Taylor of Baxley, GA; a half-brother Peggy Taylor, Jr., and a sister, Angela, who the Lord took at a young age.  Many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins, some preceding him, and surviving family members, out of Douglas, Baxley, and Nichols, include the Steads, Taylors, and Robertson families, Also preceded in death, and surviving family included, aunts and uncles, and cousins of Savannah are, the Weave ...

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Laurena Mizelle Floyd Harrison NOV 30, 1921 - JUN 04, 2020

Laurena Mizelle Floyd Harrison

Laurena Mizelle Floyd Harrison passed away on June 4, 2020 at the age of 98. She was born in Dodge County, November 30, 1921 to Viola and Nicholas G. Floyd and graduated from Chester High School and Middle Georgia College.  She was married to Everitt Edward Harrison for 41 years.  She taught school at Dexter Elementary, McRae Elementary and for 2 years at Gould Elementary School in Savannah.  She retired from the Department of Family and Children’s Services as a caseworker after 18 years.  She joined the Bull Street Baptist Church as a bride in 1943 after being a m ...

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William Thomas (Bill) Butler - JUN 03, 2020

William Thomas (Bill) Butler

William Thomas (Bill) Butler, age 92 of Savannah, passed away peacefully at Azalealand Nursing Home on June 3rd, 2020.  Bill attended Savannah High School and was a graduate of Armstrong University.  He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict where he served in the United States Navy aboard the destroyer USS Murray.  His career spanned from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bowater Paper Co. and Simons Eastern Engineering in Atlanta, where he retired after 30 years.  After retiring, he returned to his childhood home in Savannah and enjoyed many wonderful ye ...

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Lonnie D. Love DEC 29, 1968 - JUN 03, 2020

Lonnie D. Love

Lonnie Darnell Love, age 51, died June 3, 2020.  The Savannah native attended Memorial Day School, Bible Baptist School, and graduated from Jenkins High School.  He attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, and formerly worked with the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources.  He was currently employed with Local 188, Plumbers, Pipefitters, HVAC Journeyman and Apprentices.  He loved nature and being outdoors.  He was preceded in death by his father, Lonnie Delmas Love. Surviving, all of Savannah, are his son, William Cody Love; mother, Martha Love; bro ...

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Thomas O'Neal Cupstid, Jr. OCT 20, 1937 - JUN 02, 2020

Thomas O'Neal Cupstid, Jr.

Thomas O’Neal Cupstid, Jr., 82, died Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center. The Savannah native was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas O’Neal and Marguerite Scott Cupstid; and his wife, JoAnn Cupstid. He was retired from the U.S. Army after 27 years of honorable service. He was a member of the Coastal Football Association and Exchange Club of Chatham County. Mr. Cupstid was a life member and director of Chatham Artillery Corp. and 1st Volunteer Regiment of Georgia and a life member of The American Rifle Association.   Surviving is a brother ...

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Joseph V. Ryan, Jr. SEP 28, 1948 - MAY 31, 2020

Joseph V. Ryan, Jr.

Joseph Verdery Ryan, Jr., a lifelong resident of Savannah, GA, died peacefully on May 31, 2020 surrounded by family and friends at his home after a long illness.  He was 79 years old. Mr. Ryan was born on September 28, 1940 in Savannah, GA.  He was the eldest of 8 children born to Captain Joseph V. Ryan, Sr. and Kathleen Coburn Ryan.  Joe attended Savannah public schools and graduated from the University of Georgia’s Grady School of Journalism.  After graduation, he worked for both the Savannah Morning News and the Savannah Evening Press.  Joe fondly remembere ...

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Kory Lamar Shrum - MAY 30, 2020

Kory Lamar Shrum

Kory Lamar Shrum (age 34) passed Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah.  Kory was born at the US Naval hospital in Rota, Spain and a graduate of Sol C. Johnson High School and Armstrong Atlantic State University. For those who knew Kory, he instantly made our world better with his infectiously loving and outgoing personality. Kory was athletic and loved soccer, biking, dancing, basketball, ping pong and roller blading.  He was an avid fan of the Atlanta Falcons, Hawks, United, Braves and Georgia Bulldogs. Kory was a loving father, wonderful son ...

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Jeanette Antionette Sorochak OCT 01, 1926 - MAY 29, 2020

Jeanette Antionette Sorochak

Jeanette Sorochak, 93, died May 29, 2020 at her home. She was born October 1, 1926 in Torrington, Connecticut and moved to Savannah to be near her family in 2019. A graduate of Torrington High School, she was a telephone operator for the Connecticut Telephone Company for over 20 years. She was a member of St. Peter’s Church. Her hobbies included baking, casino visits and the Boston Red Sox’s. Surviving are her loving husband of 61 years, Louis Sorochak, her son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Angel Sorochak and her grandchildren, who were the love of her life, Anna Sorochak ...

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James Alvin Ray (Al) MAR 02, 1930 - MAY 28, 2020

James Alvin Ray (Al)

James Alvin Ray, Jr. (Al), age 90, died May 28, 2020 at home. He was born on March 2, 1930 in Savannah, Georgia. He was employed by Central Georgia Railroad before entering the United States Marine Corps in 1950 and served 13 months in the Korean "Dog Company" with the FIRST Marine Division as a sergeant. After returning home, he attended the University of Georgia & Armstrong College where he received an Engineering Degree. Al worked for Savannah Electric and Power Company and retired after more than 40 years of service. He was an active member of the Ambucs for many yea ...

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Dean Britton Bell JAN 10, 1961 - MAY 28, 2020

Dean Britton Bell

Dean Britton Bell, 59, died on May 28, 2020, at his home in Texas. His beloved family and friends mourn his unexpected death. Dean was born on January 10, 1961, in Moultrie, Georgia to Reverend Grover and Deanie Bell and spent his early years living in South Georgia with his family as a “preacher’s kid.”  After graduating the University of South Carolina with both a Master’s of Business Administration and receiving a Juris Doctor, Dean practiced law in South Carolina for many years, even opening his own firm on Hilton Head Island. His fondness for legal practice ...

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Janie Elizabeth Cox Harris NOV 14, 1928 - MAY 26, 2020

Janie Elizabeth Cox Harris

Janie Elizabeth Cox Harris passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Buckingham South Assisted Living. Janie was born November 14,1928 to Cynthia and Richard Oakland Cox in Johnsonville, South Carolina. She was a long-standing member of Calvary Baptist Temple for over fifty years. She loved her Sunday School class and enjoyed their meetings and luncheons. Janie and her late husband, Frank Harris, Sr. owned and operated The Regency Room Restaurant, The Shrimp Factory, The River House Restaurant and The Liberty Inn. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. J ...

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Joseph Anthony "Tony" Battle, III JAN 05, 1941 - MAY 26, 2020

Joseph Anthony

Joseph Anthony “Tony” Battle III, 79 Joseph Anthony Battle, died peacefully at home surrounded by friends and family, after a short battle with cancer on May 26, 2020. Tony was born January 5, 1941 in Savannah, GA to Katherine Edna Findley and Joseph Anthony Battle Jr. He graduated from Benedictine Military School and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia. He worked in human resources, spending many years with Darden Restaurant Group. But his greatest accomplishment was his family; as evidenced by his 56-year marriage to the love of his life L ...

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Carola H. Stone MAR 29, 1943 - MAY 26, 2020

Carola H. Stone

Carola Hassley Stone passed away peacefully on May 26, 2020. Born in Hollywood, CA, as a military brat, her true place of origin was Norwich New London, Connecticut. She attended Williams Institute, later moving to Savannah, graduating from Savannah Country Day School. Despite her exceptional fried chicken, her sweetest ice tea, and years in Savannah, far outnumbering those in Connecticut, her children would still refer to her as a Yankee. She hated lima beans and grits, and was offended by turning on the air conditioning before June. She cringed at the use of “ain’t” and &ld ...

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Pamela Wood Aloupas FEB 15, 1964 - MAY 26, 2020

Pamela Wood Aloupas

Pamela Aloupas, 56, died on May 26th, 2020 in Jacksonville Florida. She was born February 15th, 1964 in Savannah, Ga and lived most of her life in Savannah, GA; Bowie, MD; and Jacksonville FL. Surviving are her daughters, Rachel Mammina and Paige Miller of Savannah, GA; husband, George Aloupas of Jacksonville, FL; brothers, David Wood and Phillip Wood of Savannah, GA; and her father, Jeff Wood of Wedowee, Al. While Pam’s family grieves her loss, they are choosing to remember her in a way that honors her spirit. Her husband and daughter would like to invite the community to join the ...

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Ellen Braner Carroll MAY 28, 1921 - MAY 23, 2020

Ellen Braner Carroll

Ellen Jane Braner Carroll, 98, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center.  She was born May 28, 1921 in Peru, Indiana.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lafayette Carroll, and her parents, Stephen Weir Braner and Mabel Blanche Smith Braner.  Mrs. Carroll is survived by her son and daugher-in-law, Stephen and Lynn Case of Savannah.     ...

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Claire Kearney McMillan FEB 28, 1936 - MAY 22, 2020

Claire Kearney McMillan

Claire Kearney McMillan, 84, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Spanish Oaks Retreat and Hospice where she had been a resident since August 2018. Claire was born on February 28, 1936 in Savannah, Georgia to James Arthur Kearney and Adele Freeman Kearney. She is predeceased by her loving husband of 52 years, Thomas Richard McMillan, a daughter, Claire Marie McMillan and her brother, James Arthur Kearney II. She attended Sacred Heart School, St Vincent’s Academy and graduated from Armstrong College in 1955. As a young woman, Claire started her career working for the U. ...

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Marika Carellas - MAY 22, 2020

Marika Carellas

Marika Carellas passed away peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Abercorn Rehabilitation Center after several illnesses. She was born in Kalamata, Greece, where her father was a physician.   Marika studied nursing and English in Greece. She came to Savannah with her husband and has lived here since 1957.  Marika was a lifelong member of St Paul's Greek Orthodox Church in Savannah, where she was a member of the St Paul's Philoptochos Society (a women's philanthropic organization) and taught Greek school.  Marika was an excellent seamstress and worked at St ...

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Katlyn "Kate" Elizabeth Vaughn MAR 22, 1993 - MAY 21, 2020

Katlyn

Katlyn Elizabeth Vaughn went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2020.  She was born on March 22, 1993 in Savannah, Georgia and was an Honors Graduate from Georgia Southern University.  Kate was a Case Specialist with Broughton Partners. She was preceded in death by her Grandmothers, Joanne McConnell and Shirley Vaughn.  She is survived by her loving parents, Melissa and Jim Vaughn; her Grandfathers, James C. Vaughn and Arthur W. McConnell; her Aunts, Cheryl Lawson, Pamela Mizell (Neil) and Amelia Vaughn; special friend, Debra Morrell; her Uncles, Michael McConnell (Bea) and Dougl ...

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Carroll Bacon Klahr NOV 30, 1926 - MAY 21, 2020

Carroll Bacon Klahr

Carroll Bacon Klahr died peacefully May 21, 2020 at Azalealand, a nursing home in Savannah where she received outstanding care. She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on November 30, 1926 the youngest daughter of E. Warner Bacon and Agnes Caughy Bacon. In 1944 she graduated from Strong Vincent High School, attended Northwestern University, and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1948 with a BA degree in chemistry. After a high school romance, which continued during her future husband’s naval service and education, she married Charles Dean Klahr, Jr. in 1948. Carroll put in ...

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Jean Prescott Logan Johnson APR 30, 1934 - MAY 20, 2020

Jean Prescott Logan Johnson

Jean Prescott Logan Johnson, 86, died May 20, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah.  She was born on April 30,1934 in Savannah, GA and was a lifelong Savannah resident.  Jean was a graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy and attended Armstrong State College.  She met many of her lifelong friends at St. Vincent’s and over the years her classmates still kept in touch with monthly lunches. Jean was in the real estate business for many years and was also a previous member of both The Landings Club and The Savannah Golf Club. She married Bernard K. Logan (&ldqu ...

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Joe A. Roseberry MAR 07, 1952 - MAY 19, 2020

Joe A. Roseberry

Joe Allen Roseberry, 68, died May 19, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Joanna, and other relatives. No services are planned at this time. ...

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Lucille Turner Adams APR 16, 1922 - MAY 18, 2020

Lucille Turner Adams

On the morning of May 18, 2020, Lucille Adams peacefully passed away at the age of 98 and joined her husband and two children in heaven. Lucille was a devoted wife to Joe, and a stay at home mother to Allen and Kim. When Lucille’s children were young, the term “stay at home mom” did not exist. It was usual for women to stay at home with their children while their husbands worked. But even by the standards of the era, Lucille was an exceptional wife and mother.  This trait carried on as she became a grandmother, or as her grandchildren called her “Mema”. Lucil ...

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Madge Rowe Redcay OCT 29, 1924 - MAY 17, 2020

Madge Rowe Redcay

Madge Rowe Redcay, 95, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 17th, 2020 in the presence of family. Madge was born in 1924 and after school and WWII traveled to work in the Philippines for the US Navy, where she met the love of her life. The life of the party, with a great smile and a full laugh, she loved to travel, dance and share experiences with family and friends. Madge was also a passionate advocate for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren – always on our side! Madge was predeceased by her lifelong husband, James E. Redcay and is survived by her children: James Jr. (D ...

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Eric K. Connell - MAY 16, 2020

Eric K. Connell

Eric Keith Connell, 28, died Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  He was born October 26, 1991 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  He was a resident of Harlem, GA where he was currently serving in the U.S. Air  Force.   A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.   ...

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Edward Alexander Herd, Jr. MAR 04, 1946 - MAY 16, 2020

Edward Alexander Herd, Jr.

Edward Alexander Herd, Jr., 74, died May 16, 2020. A full obituary will be published at a later date.  ...

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Bernette Lynn Collins - MAY 12, 2020

Bernette Lynn Collins

Bernette Lynn Collins, 80, passed away Tuesday, Mary 12, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born in Tattnall County, GA and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey B. and Corene Jarriel Lynn, her two children, Robert B. Collins, Jr., and Mary Collins, and her sister, Jeanette Lynn DeLoach. Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Robert L. Collins, Sr., brother, Alfred Daniel Lynn (Annette), brother-in-law, Eugene Collins (Jamie), and numerous nieces and nephews. A family visitation will be held Sunday at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel ...

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Helen Louise Hansen Sewell JAN 23, 1926 - MAY 11, 2020

Helen Louise Hansen Sewell

Helen Louise Hansen Sewell, age 94, died Monday, May 11, 2020, at her home in Savannah, surrounded by her children and under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice. She was born January 23, 1926 in Glendive, Montana, the daughter of Ernst Anker (E.A.) Hansen and Dagmar Caroline Clausen Hansen.  She had five brothers and four sisters.  As a young girl, her family moved to Lawton, Oklahoma where she attended school.  She lived most of her life in California and Nevada before moving to Savannah in 2006. She married Roy Franklin Sewell Jr in May 1951, separating in 1965.  Toget ...

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Karen Michelle Browning Morris - MAY 11, 2020

Karen Michelle Browning Morris

Karen Michelle Browning Morris, 56 years old passed away May 11th in her home surrounded by her family. She was born in El Paso, Texas but lived most of her life in Savannah. She was preceded in death by her beloved mother Sharon Ann Gooch Keith. She is survived by her husband James Morris, children Troy “Austin” Morris, Hunter Morris, and Summer Morris. She also left her father Ernest Lee Browning Jr (Brenda), brother Daniel Browning (Laurie), stepbrothers Brad Willis (Allison), Danny Willis (Michelle) stepson Branden “Cody” Morris and one granddaughter Jayden Morri ...

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Stuart B. Meisenzahl - MAY 09, 2020

Stuart B. Meisenzahl

Stuart B. Meisenzahl, 78, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2020 in Savannah, GA following a long illness. He was surrounded by his loving wife and three daughters. Stuart was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Harold and Eileen Meisenzahl. He was the product of 11 years of Jesuit education, graduating from McQuaid Jesuit High School and both Boston College and Boston College Law School. He was especially proud of his “Double Eagle” status.  He carried the Jesuit tradition of service to others throughout his life. Over the years, he dedicated his time to the betterment of ...

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Louise (Weazy) Hoch Scott Sullivan - MAY 07, 2020

Louise (Weazy) Hoch Scott Sullivan

Louise (Weazy) Hoch Scott Sullivan, age 57 of Savannah, GA, died on May 7, 2020 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. She was born to Richard and Louise (Derby) Hoch on June 29, 1962 in Allentown, PA, and was raised in Whitehall, PA. Weazy graduated from Whitehall High School in 1980, where she was a member of the color guard in the Whitehall High School Marching Band. Weazy worked as a unit clerk on the Burn Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center in the late 1980s. After moving to Savannah, she was a surgical technician for Dr. E Ronald Finger for many years. For the past ten years ...

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Jane Harty Abbott DEC 14, 1930 - MAY 06, 2020

Jane Harty Abbott

Jane Harty Abbott, 89, died on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 in her home due to natural causes. A Savannah native, she was born December 14, 1930 to Anthony Harty and Jane Maude Sloan.  She attended the Pape School for Girls and graduated in 1949.  She attended Mary Washington College and transferred to Georgia State College in Milledgeville.  She met Laurie K. Abbott, a tennis partner of her brother, Tony Harty, while in high school.  They started dating later and married February 11, 1952.  Of this marriage, five children were born. Mother lived a busy life, runn ...

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Bettie Jane Lytle JAN 10, 1934 - MAY 06, 2020

Bettie Jane Lytle

Bettie Jane Lytle, 86, of Savannah, GA entered peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Bettie was born in Savannah on January 10, 1934 and was the beloved wife of Herbert F. Lytle for 63 years. She is survived by her four children, Joseph Lytle, Raymond Lytle, Tina Grazioso, Gina Capps; ten grandchildren, Zak, Chantelle, Brandy, Star, Raymond, Lauren, Amber, Kathryn, Kristen, Michael, and eleven great-grandchildren. Bettie was mostly a stay at home mother who enjoyed church, sewing, arts & crafts, gardening, singing, spending summers camping and boating with family an ...

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Doris Ann Fennell Perkins SEP 20, 1937 - MAY 05, 2020

Doris Ann Fennell Perkins

Doris Fennell Perkins, 82, died peacefully at home surrounded by her five daughters on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.  The Emanuel County native was the daughter of the late Johnny and Minnie Bell Scarboro. Doris was also preceded in death by her husband and first love, Jimmie C. Fennell; her second husband, Steve Perkins; a sister, Mildred S. Bien, and a brother, Albert Scarboro.  Doris and JImmie were married in 1954 and then moved to Savannah where they raised their five daughters together. After Jimmie's death in 1994, Doris married Steve Perkins in 1996 ...

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Charles "Charlie" Edward Murphy SEP 26, 1968 - MAY 03, 2020

Charles

Charles “Charlie” Edward Murphy, 51, died Sunday, May 3, 2020 at home with his family. He was born September 26, 1968 to Thomas Murphy, III and Lenora Sills Murphy. He attended Cathedral Day School and was a graduate of Benedictine Military School 86’. He coached middle school girls’ basketball at Blessed Sacrament and St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School. Later he helped coach basketball and T Ball at the YMCA and little league baseball for his son. He worked at Kemira for twelve years, was the manager of Deja Groove for eight years, the manager of Savannah Smiles, ...

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Jean Humphrey McCorkle FEB 26, 1933 - MAY 02, 2020

Jean Humphrey McCorkle

Jean Humphrey McCorkle, 87 of Savannah, GA left to meet her Savior on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Riverview Health and Rehabilitation Center with her family at her side. Jean was born in Savannah, GA to the late John Elias Humphrey and Harriette Humphrey.  She married Jack McCorkle in 1949 and they celebrated almost 60 years together.  Jack and Jean were faithful members of Bible Baptist Church.  Jean was a stay at home mom who raised seven children and groomed animals for almost 50 years.  She and her husband Jack also took in about 25 foster children over the years.  ...

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Roger Jason Lord - MAY 02, 2020

Roger Jason Lord

Roger Jason Lord, 40, passed away peacefully at home after a long illness.  He was a lifelong resident of Savannah.  He enjoyed music and working on cars.  He will be deeply missed by his family.   He was preceded in death by his father, Robert James Lord, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Shirley Lord Smith (Eddy), his son, Roger Jason Lord, Jr., his brothers, Robert James Lord, Jr., Eddy Smith, Jr. (Ashley), and Robert J. Smith, III (Rose), his sister, Angel Lord Moore (Henry), nephews , Christopher Miller, Jesse Lord, nieces, Heaven Lord and Katie Lord.  ...

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Elizabeth (Betsy) Dorrance Daly SEP 01, 1929 - MAY 02, 2020

Elizabeth (Betsy) Dorrance Daly

Elizabeth (Betsy) Daly, 90, passed away May 2, 2020 at Savannah Hospice.  She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, September 1, 1929 the youngest of E. Russell and Ruth Dorrance’s four children.  Betsy was raised in Maplewood, New Jersey and graduated from Colby College in New Hampshire.  After raising four boys in Short Hills, New Jersey, she taught nursery school and enjoyed singing in church choirs.  An active volunteer, throughout her long and joyful life, Betsy most recently worked with the Telfair in Savannah, Georgia.  Betsy was a member of Skidaway Island U ...

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David Randall Shuman, Sr. OCT 07, 1956 - MAY 02, 2020

David Randall Shuman, Sr.

David Randall Shuman Sr., 63, passed away unexpectedly on May 2, 2020 surrounded by family.  He was born in Savannah, Georgia, son of the late Henry Ford and Ruth Cubbege Shuman. David spent all of his life residing in Savannah, GA.  David was a hardworking and dedicated man, who loved his family dearly. He was full joy and always willing to lend a helping hand. He truly enjoyed coaching throughout his children’s youth and impacted many lives in this manner. David, or “Papa” to his grandchildren, enjoyed supporting his children and grandchildren in many sports ...

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Lesley Lee Michael NOV 04, 1934 - MAY 01, 2020

Lesley Lee Michael

Lesley was born in Elyria, OH, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lee Perrell. In 1956, she married Roger Michael; they were happily married for 57 years. She earned an art education bachelor's degree from Akron University in Akron, OH and a master's degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. In 1971, she was hired as the art teacher of Skiles Test Elementary School in Indianapolis and truly enjoyed sharing her gift of creativity for 24 years. After her retirement in 1995, she and Roger moved from Indianapolis to Skidaway Island, GA. She is survived by daughter, Laura Michael; d ...

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Betty Dimmick Weeks - APR 30, 2020

Betty Dimmick Weeks

Betty Dimmick Weeks, 92, died Thursday, April 30, 2020, at Spanish Oaks Hospice. She was born in Savannah, GA on December 2, 1927, to Walter Darry Walker and Leala Juanita Walker and attended public schools, graduating from Savannah High School (1945) and Armstrong Junior College (1947). On June 21, 1948, she married WWII veteran Robert (Bob) P. Dimmick. Together they raised three children: Robert P. Dimmick, Jr., Nancy A. Dimmick and Walter F. Dimmick. Bob passed away 53 years later April 21, 2001. In 2003 Betty accepted a date offered by widower Elmo Weeks (Beth Solana) to attend a ...

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Paula Stevens Ilami - APR 30, 2020

Paula Stevens Ilami

Paula G. Ilami, 61, of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 30, 2020. After devoting 40 years to children through Early Childhood and Montessori education, Paula retired and was able to join her husband full-time at their business, Essi's Ballroom Dance Studio. She was a beautiful dancer. Paula's most successful roles were that of mother, wife and grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Martha Stevens; and sister, Joan Lynch She is survived by her husband, Ebrahim Ilami; her sons, Brandon Washburn (Carolyn), Ryan Washburn, ...

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Edwin J. McCuen NOV 25, 1955 - APR 28, 2020

Edwin J. McCuen

Edwin James McCuen, 64, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.  Ed was the second son born to William P. “Bill” and Patricia Bremer McCuen.  He was educated in the Catholic Schools of Savannah and graduated from Benedictine Military School, Class of 1973 and went on to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Armstrong State College. Ed was married to the former Victoria Mell for 41 years.  He worked in the electrical field and McCuen Electric for over 50 years.  Ed was of the Catholic faith.  Religion was a very important ...

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Reba Joyce Esing - APR 27, 2020

Reba Joyce Esing

Reba Joyce Cullen Esing, 66, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Oklahoma and Florida.   ...

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Ruth Gause Anderson MAY 07, 1946 - APR 27, 2020

Ruth Gause Anderson

Ruth Gause Anderson, a life-long resident of Savannah, Georgia died peacefully at her home April 27 at the age of 73.  She was born May 7, 1946 and was a graduate of Savannah High School. Most recently, Ruth was a Private Investigator providing services for various law firms and agencies in the Savannah area. She was a Master Gardener and loved planting and taking care of flowers. She volunteered with the Victim Witness Assistance Program providing outreach and advocacy to victims and witnesses, while offering emotional support and information about criminal justice proceedings. She gr ...

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Julia Yvonne Hartzler - APR 26, 2020

Julia Yvonne Hartzler

Julia “Yvonne” Gaston Hartzler, 63, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020, surrounded by loving family.  Yvonne succumbed to a lengthy illness, and complications of a broken heart.  Yvonne was born and raised in Dekalb county, Georgia, the sixth of eleven children born to Bill and Nancy Gaston.  She graduated from Lakeside High School in Atlanta and married her childhood sweetheart, Ray Hartzler. In addition to her husband Ray, Yvonne is survived by her sister, Nancy Gaston Perkins (Ed) of Venice Beach, CA; sister, Susan Gaston Hobbs of Madison, GA; brother, David ...

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Anastasia Wilson JAN 12, 1959 - APR 26, 2020

Anastasia Wilson

Anastasia Maria Spear Wilson, 61, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center.  Beloved wife and mother, Stacey worked for Colonial Sugar Company in Gramercy, Louisiana and then Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  In her years in Savannah, she has stayed home to help others and to work on her hobbies.  Master scrapbooker, jewelry maker and talented artist. Anastasia, known to most as Stacey, was born in Biloxi, Mississippi to Adrienne and Alvin Spear on January 12, 1959.  She one of their 5 children ... brothers Bryan and Kenn ...

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James Louis Fabrikant, Jr. SEP 22, 1941 - APR 26, 2020

James Louis Fabrikant, Jr.

James Louis Fabrikant, 78, passed away after a long illness on Sunday, April 26, 2020 surrounded by loving family at Ogeechee Area Hospice. The family is grateful for the compassionate and loving care provided by the hospice staff and nurses. He was born at Telfair Hospital in Savannah, Georgia on September 22, 1941 to the late James Louis Fabrikant, Sr. and Katherine Jennings Fabrikant. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Thomas Jennings Fabrikant. Jim grew up in Savannah and was a long-time resident of Tybee Island. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Kathleen Burke F ...

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Victor Augustus Moore, III, M.D. AUG 24, 1925 - APR 24, 2020

Victor Augustus Moore, III, M.D.

Victor Augustus Moore, III, M.D. Dr. Victor A. Moore, III of Augusta, GA entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 24, 2020, aged 94 years. He was born in Atlanta, GA on August 24, 1925 to the late Victor A. Moore, II and Ethel Noble Moore. Dr. Moore lived on Peachtree Street in Atlanta until the Great Depression at which time the family moved to their home, “Thornhedge” along the banks of the Chattahoochee River. He spent his formative years there with his sister, the late Camilla Merts of Albany, GA, exploring the woods and waters of then-rural Roswell, GA, where he gained a ...

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Dawn Stubbs - APR 24, 2020

Dawn Stubbs

Dawn Kilpatrick Stubbs, 55, passed away Friday, April 24, 2020 at her residence after a long battle with COPD.  She was born September 28, 1964 in Savannah and was a homemaker. She loved animals and spending time on the water. Dawn was preceded in death by her brother, Larry Kilpatrick, and her stepfather, Henry Iler. Surviving are 2 daughers, Kayce Brawner and Madison Shuman, 1 son, Kyler Stubbs, father and stepmother, Jerry and Carolyn Kilpatrick, mother, Jean Iler, grandchildren, Darnell Brawner, III, Ferris Brawner, Pierce Brawner, Oaklynn Stubbs, and Daughton Brogdon.  ...

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Barbara Smith Hilal NOV 10, 1931 - APR 23, 2020

Barbara Smith Hilal

Barbara Smith Hilal, age 88, died April 23, 2020 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  The Savannah native lived in Texas for 40 years before returning to Savannah.  She was a local artist.  Service plans are incomplete at this time.  ...

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Barbara M. "Bobbie" King - APR 23, 2020

Barbara M.

Bobbie King, 93, long time former resident of St. Charles, Illinois and current resident of the Marshes of Skidaway Island, Savannah, Georgia, died peacefully April 23, 2020 surrounded by her beloved daughters.  Bobbie was born April 20, 1927 in Schenectady, New York, and was the pride and joy of her late parents Stephen and Rhea Miller.  She grew up in Schenectady and it was there where she met and married the love of her life, Bertram J. “Bert” King, on April 12, 1947.  Together they built a beautiful family and were the example of true love to each other and th ...

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Andrew "Mac" Jackson McBride, (USA, Ret.) - APR 23, 2020

Andrew

Andrew “Mac” Jackson McBride, 92, died peacefully on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at Memorial Health University Medical Center under hospice care. Mac was born in Santa Rita, New Mexico on October 8th, 1927.  He later joined the U.S. Navy at the early age of 17.  After serving 18 months, he was honorably discharged and then re-enlisted in the U.S. Army.  He served a proud 20 years with the Army before retiring with the rank of SFC-P(E-6).  He was a Navy and Army World War II veteran.   While in the Army, he was able to travel all around the world, until ...

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Robert Walter Ostlund MAY 18, 1928 - APR 23, 2020

Robert Walter Ostlund

Robert Walter Ostlund, age 91 died on Thursday April 23 in Savannah, GA. Born May 18, 1928 in Cleveland Ohio to Walter and Ruth (Funk) Ostlund. Growing up in Cleveland Ohio, Bob attended Lakewood High school where he earned a football scholarship to Ohio University and received a degree in business. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan and never missed a game. Bob enlisted in the Army in 1951 and served in the Korean war as a first Lieutenant and was awarded the Bronze Star as well as participating in the Armistice which ended the war.  After the war he married Barbara Harris on August ...

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Dorothy Bell Dunlap NOV 04, 1927 - APR 23, 2020

Dorothy Bell Dunlap

Dorothy Bell Dunlap, age 92, of Savannah, Georgia passed at home peacefully on April 23 under the care of Hospice Savannah. Born in Atlanta, she was the daughter of Wallace and Hazel James Bell. She was preceded in death by youngest son, John Dunlap. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Richard Thornwell Dunlap of Savannah; sons, Richard (Landrum, SC), James (Hockessin, DE) and daughter, Melissa Dupree (Savannah, GA); sister, Emily DiCesare (Virginia); six grandchildren (Shelby, Elaine, Anne, Clinton, Wilson, and Dorothy) and one great grandchild (Wallace). Mrs. Dunlap was a graduate ...

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Ann Mintz Wittfeld Doddridge NOV 27, 1924 - APR 22, 2020

Ann Mintz Wittfeld Doddridge

Ann Mintz Wittfeld Doddridge, 95,  passed away peacefully on April 22, 2020 at her home on  Isle of Hope with her family while under the care of Hospice of Savannah.  Ann was born on Isle of Hope on November 27, 1924 and lived there all of her life. She was the Outpatient Billing Manager at Memorial Medical Center and retired in 1983. Ann was the oldest continuing member of Isle of Hope United Methodist Church.  She was the 3rd generation of her family in the church and there are 2 more generations of family there today as well.  She was a member of the Inasmuch Cir ...

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Estella Saussy Nussbaum SEP 14, 1939 - APR 22, 2020

Estella Saussy Nussbaum

Estella Saussy Nussbaum passed peacefully Wednesday April 22, 2020. She was born in Savannah September 14, 1939 to Estella Peeples Saussy and William Hunter Saussy. She attended Pape School and graduated from Savannah Country Day then attended the University of Georgia and Armstrong College. On December 9, 1961, Stella married Walton Kempner Nussbaum, Jr and they had two children. Stella loved all her family and her role as wife, mother and grandmother. She was involved with volunteer work with several organizations in Savannah. She enjoyed her church communities and played the guitar wi ...

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Ian Scott - APR 22, 2020

Ian Scott

Ian Scott, 65, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at his residence.  A private service will be held at a later date.  ...

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Rebecca W. Harmon MAY 13, 1928 - APR 22, 2020

Rebecca W. Harmon

Rebecca W Harmon, 91, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 22, 2020, at Summer Breeze Senior Living, with her family by her side. Mrs. Harmon was born in Savannah on May 13, 1928, a daughter of the late Vance and Azlie Wilson. She was a loving mother who enjoyed sewing, cooking Sunday dinners for her family, and taking care of others. She started the library at Morningside Baptist Church and then spent her later working years employed by the Chatham County Public School System as a Library Worker at Schuman Middle School. After retirement, she was a member of Southside Baptist Church and was a ...

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Uberto (Bert) Keenon Stagg Jr. - APR 19, 2020

Uberto (Bert) Keenon Stagg Jr.

Uberto (Bert) Keenon Stagg Jr., 89, died Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the Pruitt Health Nursing Center in Savannah following a brief illness. He is survived his wife of 12 years, Cornelia French Stagg; his son Chris Stagg and his wife Pam; his daughter Cathy Ecker and her husband Mark; his son Keith Stagg and his wife Shelly, seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters; three brothers; and many good friends. Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, the son of Uberto Keenon Stagg Sr. and Doris Stagg, Bert had retired to the southeast in 1989, first to Hilton Head, South Carolina and th ...

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Martha (Mimi) Harkness - APR 19, 2020

Martha (Mimi) Harkness

Martha Elizabeth, always known as Mimi, passed away at age 74 on Sunday, April 19, 2020. Mimi was born and adopted on August 18, 1945, at the U.S. Naval hospital in Miami Beach, Florida. She was raised in Santa Monica, Cal. and graduated from L.A. County General Hospital School of Nursing (now part of USC) in June 1966. On April 2, 1966 she married Dr. Joseph Craig Harkness as they both completed their senior years. They moved to Detroit, Michigan for his residency where their first child, Tracey Renee, was born. In 1968 he ...

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Laura Mason Brown - APR 18, 2020

Laura Mason Brown

Laura Mason Brown (Laurie), 59, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020, in her home after a short illness. Laura was born on August 9, 1960, in Savannah, Georgia, where she lived until her passing. She attended St. James Catholic School and is a 1979 graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy. While Laura’s primary passion in life was being a mother and homemaker, she was also an avid community servant and multi-talented woman. Over the years, she was the owner of the Laura’s Snowball Company in the 1980s and ’90s; served as a theater specialist with the Savannah Cultural Ar ...

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Virginia Hardin DEC 22, 1927 - APR 18, 2020

Virginia Hardin

Virginia Hardin, 92, died Saturday, April 18th at the home of her daughter under the care of Hospice of Savannah due to complications from a recent stroke. The Jacksonville, Florida native was born and raised outside Jacksonville in a small community called Bayard.  She was from a large family of three brothers and two sisters. She is preceded in death by her husband of 51 years Alton “Mac” Hardin. She was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church. She was an avid plant lover and enjoyed gardening to the fullest extent. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law; Joy and Bob ...

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Margaret "Peggy" Watson Wise JUN 16, 1939 - APR 18, 2020

Margaret

Margaret “Peggy” Watson Wise, age 80, of Savannah, GA passed peacefully on April 18, 2020.  Peggy was born on June 16, 1939 in Hartford, CT to Cornelia and Elmer Watson.  Her maternal grandparents were Bertha and Charles Williamson and paternal grandparents were Mabel and George Watson.  She graduated from the MacDuffie School and Smith College.  Peggy married Paul Tower Wise, on November 9, 1963 in Wethersfield, CT.  They resided in Irvington, NY until 1999 when they retired to the Landings at Skidaway Island.  Peggy was predeceased by her paren ...

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Elizabeth (Bettye) Courtenay Morgan Derst JUL 05, 1922 - APR 16, 2020

Elizabeth (Bettye) Courtenay Morgan Derst

Elizabeth (Bettye) Courtenay Morgan Derst, 97, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020 at home with her beloved family by her side.  Mrs. Derst was a lifelong Savannahian, born July 5, 1922, to David Boston Morgan III and Ella Theo Courtenay. She graduated from Savannah High School and Armstrong Junior College, earning the Silver A Award. After graduation, she was a switchboard operator for the Chatham County Health Department, and later worked for the City of Savannah until the birth of her first child.  On November 17, 1948, Bettye married Edward John Derst Jr. They were married ...

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Dr. Thomas Edward Votau, Ph.D. SEP 26, 1942 - APR 15, 2020

Dr. Thomas Edward Votau, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas E. Votau, 77, passed away on Wednesday April 15, 2020, at his residence in Savannah, Thomas was born in Covington, Kentucky on September 26, 1942. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Thomas Votau and Margaret H.K. Owen. Dr. Votau was educated in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida public schools and graduated in 1960. At the age of 17 Dr. Votau enlisted in the United States Army. He was trained as a Medical Corpsman with a specialization in X-ray procedures. He was honorably discharged, early release, on August 14, 1963 to attend college. Dr. Votau worked as an X-ray tech ...

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Lieselotte Victor - APR 14, 2020

Lieselotte Victor

Lieselotte Victor passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Spanish Oaks Retreat.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.   ...

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Lois Stafford Howard - APR 13, 2020

Lois Stafford Howard

Lois Stafford Howard was born September 14, 1923 in Savannah, Georgia daughter of Vida and Henry Pratt Stafford and died April 13, 2020 in Blairsville, Georgia.  She was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Pratt Stafford Jr., her sister, Eugenia Stafford Cantrell, and her oldest child, John Webb Howard Jr. She is survived by her children, Thomas Heyward Howard, Robert Preston Howard, James Stafford Howard, Alida Lois Howard and Pratt Harper Howard, 13 grandchildren and number of great grandchildren.   ...

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James Robert "Coach" Walsh, Sr. MAR 16, 1934 - APR 11, 2020

James Robert

James Robert “Coach” Walsh, Sr., 86, passed away at Memorial Hospital on Saturday, April 11, 2020 after a long illness.  Coach Walsh was born in Philadelphia, PA, where he attended Northeast Catholic High School and was a standout football player.  He received a football scholarship to Auburn University, where he received a BA in Education.  In 1960, Coach Walsh married the love of his life the former Barbara Ann Leonard of Columbus, GA and they had seven children.  He began his coaching career at St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School in Columbus, GA and conclu ...

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Carmen Banks Neiman - APR 10, 2020

Carmen Banks Neiman

Skidaway Island - Carmen Banks Neiman, 94, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at Pruitt Health.  Surviving are her daughter, Sarah Neiman of Savannah and son, Eugene Neiman III (Cynthia) of San Francisco, CA; two sisters, Ofelia Cintron and Miriam Acosta and granddaughter, Dr. Alexandra Neiman.  Entombment will be in Green Hills Memorial Park Cemetery in Ranchos Palos Verdes, CA.    ...

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Mary A. Markey JAN 22, 1952 - APR 10, 2020

Mary A. Markey

Mary A. Markey, 68, passed away April 10, 2020 at her residence in Washington, DC.  She was born January 22, 1952 in Alexandria, VA to the late Thomas Baker Markey and Laura Edenfield Markey.  Mary grew up in Belleville, Illinois and resided in Springfield, MO, Morganton, WV, Baltimore, MD, and most recently Washington, DC. She had a 26 year career as an archivist, working at W.V. University, Baltimore’s Peale Museum, Maryland Historical Society, and the Smithsonian Archives.  Mary especially enjoyed working with photographs.  She loved photography, and her work wa ...

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Edward Stephen Coward NOV 28, 1962 - APR 10, 2020

Edward Stephen Coward

Born November 28,1962 in Savannah, Georgia       Died April 10, 2020 peacefully at St. Joseph Hospital in Savannah, Georgia, the place he called Home. Edward was the youngest son of Walter C. Coward Jr. and Dolores (Lynn) Coward. He was preceded to Heaven by his father, Walter C. Coward Jr. and his brother, Walter C. Coward III. He was a caring Husband to Rebecca (Moore) Coward and loving father to 3 daughters and 2 stepsons: Amanda Coward, Justin Cole, Melanie (Coward) Riffle, Patrick Cole, and Marie Coward. Edward was an electrician with the IBEW LU 508, t ...

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Betty Jean Boyles Barnette JUL 15, 1926 - APR 10, 2020

Betty Jean Boyles Barnette

  Betty Jean Boyles Barnette, 93, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 with her beloved daughter and granddaughter by her side, after a brief illness under the care of her physician of many years, Dr. Mohammad Masroor, whom she had great love and respect for. Mrs. Barnette was a lifelong Savannahnian, born at Mary Telfair Hospital July 15, 1926, to William Mallard Boyles and Ethel Barbour Boyles Lindsey. As a teenager she worked for Star Laundry on Bull Street and then went to work for Union Camp Bag & Paper Company, where she worked for over thirty-three years until her retiremen ...

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Mary Evelyn Hendrix - APR 09, 2020

Mary Evelyn Hendrix

Mary Evelyn Hendrix, 82, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Tara at Thunderbolt.  She was born on March 2, 1938 in Brunswick, Georgia.  The longtime resident of Savannah worked for Kroger at Habersham Street for 24 years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie E. Hendrix, grandson, Carl S. Moore, II and son-in-law, Steve Hales. Surviving are two children, Darlene Hill (Wayne) and Rena Hales; two grandchildren, Stephanie Guest and Mike Hill (Shannon); eight great grandchildren, one great great grandchild; three sisters and one brother. A private family buria ...

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Robert Allen Wilkinson AUG 27, 1947 - APR 09, 2020

Robert Allen Wilkinson

Robert Allen Wilkinson, 72, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Oceanside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born August 27, 1947 in Savannah to the late William Henry and Joan Jenkins Wilkinson.  Robert retired from Lockheed Martin.  Surviving are his brothers, Steven Wilkinson (Lynda), and Richard David Wilkinson, his sister, Kathy Haggard (Bill), sister-in-law, Shirley Wilkinson, and several nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held at a later date.   ...

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Lori Sue Brison AUG 16, 1962 - APR 09, 2020

Lori Sue Brison

Lori Sue Hixson Brison, 57, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at her residence after a long battle with cancer.  Before her illness she enjoyed working as a Surgical Tech at St. Joseph's Hospital.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.   ...

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William M. Roberts, Jr. JAN 31, 1938 - APR 09, 2020

William M. Roberts, Jr.

SAVANNAH – William (Bill) Medicus Roberts, Jr., 82, died unexpectedly April 9th, 2020, while in transport via ambulance from Signature Nursing Home to Memorial Hospital. He was born January 31st, 1938 in Savannah, GA, the son of William Medicus Roberts, Sr. and Adrienne Gantt Roberts. Bill graduated from Savannah High School, Class of 1957. Following graduation, he attended Armstrong State College for two years, before going to work in his father’s business, Savannah Electric & Magneto Co, Inc. located at 411 East Liberty Street. He became the General Manager, and President wh ...

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Martha "Billie" Ivester Dockery NOV 21, 1942 - APR 09, 2020

Martha

 Martha "Billie" Ivester Dockery, age 77, died Thursday, April 9, 2020 at her residence in Pooler, GA, under the care of GHC hospice. She had suffered for several years with Alzheimer's Disease. She retired from Memorial Health University Medical Center in 2012, where she worked as a registered nurse. She attended the University of South Carolina in the 1990's where she earned an Associate's degree in nursing after working many years as an LPN. At this time, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society of Nursing. She was born November 21, 1942 to ...

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Mary Louise Ernst-Dempsey - APR 09, 2020

Mary Louise Ernst-Dempsey

Mary Louise Ernst-Dempsey, 83, passed away April 9, 2020 at her residence in Thomasville, GA.  A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, August 8, 2020 in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.  To view a live stream of the service, please go to https://vimeo.com/443193449 and use the password, Family. Social distancing and the wearing of masks is encouraged for the safety of everyone attending.    ...

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Patricia Riley Chan - APR 08, 2020

Patricia Riley Chan

PATRICIA ANN RILEY CHAN (PATSY), 75, of Johnson City, TN, born December 1, 1944 entered into eternal rest on April 8, 2020, in her home with her family by her side after a long battle with cancer. Patsy was a retired beautician who ran her own home salon in Savannah, GA for over 30 years. She was hard-working and operated a well-known and respected salon in the Savannah area. Patsy Chan was the daughter of the late Howard and Lucille Gobble of Tennessee. She led a life that was filled with love, accomplishments and joy. As an esteemed member of the Savannah area, she was a born-again ...

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George Whitehead Lamar Hyrne - APR 08, 2020

George Whitehead Lamar Hyrne

George Whitehead Lamar Hyrne, 95, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. He was a native and longtime resident of Savannah and was the son of William Godfrey Hyrne and Pamela Lucas Hyrne. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Pamela Hyrne Mundale and brothers, William Godfrey Hyrne, Jr; Jonathan Lucas Hyrne and John Hume Hyrne. Survivors include his sister-in-law, Frances Hyrne Kelleher, four nieces, two nephews, many faithful friends, and his beloved dogs, Rack and Ruin. George was a graduate of Georgia Tech and was retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engin ...

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Gladys G. Stewart JUL 26, 2020 - APR 07, 2020

Gladys G. Stewart

Gladys G. Stewart, age 106, died April 7, 2020 at her residence in Hardeeville, SC.  Surviving are her son, William Stewart; daughter, Patricia Hagan; and other relatives. A service will be held at a future date.  ...

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Jean Elizabeth Smith Butcher APR 01, 1928 - APR 07, 2020

Jean Elizabeth Smith Butcher

Jean Elizabeth Smith Butcher, 92, made her transition at Azalealand Nursing Home on April 7, 2020. Born April 1, 1928, in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Jean was the daughter of Robert and Belle Smith.  She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Health Education at State Teachers College in East Stroudsburg, and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. Jean met the love of her life, Thurman Butcher, at a YWCA dance while he was in the Army. After a short courtship, they were married on February 19, 1955.  Jean then joined Thurman in Germany where ...

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Bob Franklin Workmon OCT 31, 1933 - APR 07, 2020

Bob Franklin Workmon

Bob Franklin Workmon, 86, passed away April 7, 2020 in Savannah, GA. Bob began his professional career as an electronics technician in Savannah, GA, after serving in the USAF 8th Air Force 96th Bomber Squadron (SAC) as a Staff Sergeant and Flight Engineer on B-47 bombers from 1953-1957. He eventually started his own business (Maricom Electronics) with four other partners in the late 1960’s; servicing the Ports of Savannah, Charleston and eventually Brunswick, GA. He sold his business and retired in 2001. Bob attended "Our Lady of Good Hope" Catholic chapel on Isle of Hope ...

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Kathleen Fallon Andronikos - APR 07, 2020

Kathleen Fallon Andronikos

Kathleen Fallon Andronikos, 75, of Bloomingdale, Ga passed away on April 7th at the Medical University of South Carolina. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Savannah, Ga in 1980. She retired from the Department of Labor Vocational Rehabilitation services as an Administrative Assistant where she worked for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Beatrice Fallon, and two brothers, Dennis and Thomas Fallon. She is survived by her daughters Mary Liz Taylor (Jason), Kathleen Andronikos, three grandchildren, Nick, Natalie, and Emmie, and a brother Kevin (B ...

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Pamela G. Apple APR 20, 1952 - APR 05, 2020

Pamela G. Apple

Pamela Gay Apple (née Tyra), of Savannah, Georgia—formerly Middletown, Ohio, passed away Sunday morning, April 5th, 2020. Pam attended Miami University where she obtained an Associate of the Arts in Liberal Studies. Pam had a passion for people with a bigger heart than the person she was. Eventually, her professional pursuits—combined with her caring disposition, would lead her to work primarily in caregiving facilities as an Office Manager throughout Southwest Ohio, where her work focused on senior citizens’ rehabilitation. Pam’s passion for people was only mult ...

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Linda Carter King NOV 09, 1948 - APR 05, 2020

Linda Carter King

Linda Carter King passed away April 5, 2020 at her beach house on Tybee Island after a long courageous battle with cancer.  Mrs. King was born in Savannah, Georgia.  She attended Savannah High School, Armstrong State College and received her Law Degree from John Marshall Law School.  She was full of life, would do anything for anyone and always wore a smile. Mrs King was one of the lucky few who truly loved her job.  She practiced domestic law in Savannah for over 30 years and would regularly provide pro bono time to those in need of a helping hand. She also served as Guard ...

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Janet Clarke-Irwin - APR 05, 2020

Janet Clarke-Irwin

Janet Clarke-Irwin passed away on April 5, 2020 at her home at The Landings in Savannah, GA. She was the loving wife of Fred Irwin who passed away earlier this year. She was the proud mother of five children, Elizabeth (Cambridge, MA), Ashley (d. 1963), Robert (Huntington, NY), Christopher (Mill Valley, CA) and Mark (Wilton, CT) and the stepmother to Russell (New York, NY) and Maria (Syossett, NY). She was born in Cambridge, MA in 1935 and graduated from Radcliffe in 1957 with a BA cum laude in Romance Languages. She married Robert Gilmor in 1958, who predeceased her. Her career included ...

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Sam P. Inglesby, Jr. AUG 14, 1940 - APR 05, 2020

Sam P. Inglesby, Jr.

Samuel Powel Inglesby, Jr., long time Savannah attorney, passed away Sunday, April 5th at Spanish Oaks Retreat. Gay, his loving wife of 56 years, was by his side.  Sam was born on August 14th, 1940 in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from Savannah High School in the class of 1958. He began his studies at Armstrong College before transferring to The University of Georgia where he completed his education.  During his time in Athens he was an active member of Kappa Alpha Order and Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. It was there that he began his courtship with his future wife, and they b ...

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Richard A. Ferrell - APR 05, 2020

Richard A. Ferrell

Richard A. Ferrell, 68, passed away April 5, 2020 at his home under the care of Hospice Savannah, surrounded by his loving wife and daughter.  He was born July 3, 1951 in Savannah, GA and lived in Savannah all of his life.  He was a graduate of Savannah High School and served in the U.S. Army.  He retired from Kroger after 30 years, and attended Riverside Baptist Church.  Mr. Ferrell loved sports, especially the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Braves, the Georgia Bulldogs, and was also a Nascar fan.  He loved his little dog chihuahua, Buddy. He was preceded in death by ...

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Melinda Mims Deriso - APR 04, 2020

Melinda Mims Deriso

Melinda Mims Deriso, 76, of Athens, GA passed away peacefully at Legacy at Savannah Quarters in Savannah, Georgia on Friday April 3,2020.  Mrs. Deriso was born to William Freeman and Dean Nowell Mims on January 6, 1944 in Athens, GA.  She attended High School at Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, GA, and then enrolled at the University of Georgia where she received her Degree in Journalism and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority.  Mrs. Deriso enjoyed a long and successful career as a real estate agent for Long & Foster in Alexandria, VA as well as Coldwell Ban ...

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Leslie Lamar Wilkes, Jr., MD OCT 02, 1940 - APR 04, 2020

Leslie Lamar Wilkes, Jr., MD

Leslie Lamar Wilkes, Jr., MD died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Saturday, April 4, 2020. He was born in Quitman, Georgia, October 2 nd , 1940. He attended Quitman public schools, the University of Georgia, and the Medical College of Georgia, and received his MD degree in 1965. Dr. Wilkes completed an internship and year of surgery residency at Charlotte Memorial Hospital. In 1967 he received a commission in the US Navy, and spent a year at sea as Ship’s Surgeon aboard the aircraft carrier USS Randolph. In 1968 he served as Ward Medical Officer at the US Naval Hospita ...

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Helen R. Sullivan - APR 03, 2020

Helen R. Sullivan

Helen R. Sullivan, 93, of Savannah, GA, the widow of Joseph R. Sullivan, Sr. passed away on April 3, 2020 in the comfort of her home surrounded by loving family. A private Christian burial with immediate family only will take place. The celebration of Helen’s beautiful life will be announced at a later date. Remembrances may be made to St. Jude's.   http://giftfunds.stjude.org/HelenRSullivan   ...

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Deborah Ann Fredrickson Friend JUL 22, 1940 - APR 03, 2020

Deborah Ann Fredrickson Friend

Debbie died as the result of blood poisoning and kidney failure from an accidental injury she suffered in November 2019. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, William H. Friend and daughter, Deborah Lynn Friend of Blue Ridge, Georgia. Debbie was born in Chicago and lived in Park Ridge, Ill. In 1957 she enrolled in Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. It was there that she met the love of her life, Bill who was taking classes at the Institute of Paper Chemistry. The following year she decided to pursue a career in pharmacy (both her parents were employees of Walgreen Co.) and enrolled ...

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Dr. Osmos Lanier, Jr. SEP 11, 1935 - APR 02, 2020

Dr. Osmos Lanier, Jr.

Dr. Osmos Lanier, Jr. died peacefully at home in Savannah, GA on April 2, 2020 at the age of 84. Dr. Lanier was born on September 11th, 1935 in Shawmut, AL to Osmos Lanier, Sr. and Jewel Causey Lanier. He attended Valley High School, received his B.A. in History from LaGrange College in 1957 and his Master’s degree from Auburn University in 1959. He earned his Doctoral degree from The University of Georgia in 1965. In 1964, Dr. Lanier taught at North Georgia College where he founded the Sigma Theta Chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society. The following year he ...

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David Peter Lowell - APR 01, 2020

David Peter Lowell

David Peter Lowell, husband of Dawn Caraccio Lowell and father of five, died on Wednesday, April 1, in Savannah, GA.  He was 80.  Mr. Lowell was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who shared his love of life with all those around him, known for his constant smile.  Mr. Lowell was born in Brooklyn, NY, and was a graduate of St. John’s University.  He served in the U.S. Army Reserves.  He enjoyed a successful career in the field of Information Technology, and worked for several Wall St. Investment Banks during his career, and served a term as ...

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Leslie Eileen Schiedt Michel - APR 01, 2020

Leslie Eileen Schiedt Michel

Leslie Eileen Schiedt Michel, 67, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born in Indianapolis, IN, daughter of Duncan Preston Schiedt and Betty Jane Benjamin Schiedt.  She was a graduate of North Central High School in Indianapolis and attended Ball State University in Muncie, IN.  She lived many years in California and later in life attended nursing school and worked at North Central Baptist Hospital NICU in San Antonio, TX.  While in San Antonio, she rekindled a relationship with a former classmate, Rod King from North Central Hig ...

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Alice Louise Staman MAR 14, 1942 - MAR 30, 2020

Alice Louise Staman

Alice Louise Staman passed away on the morning of March 30, 2020. She likely succumbed to the coronavirus and had been battling cancer for over 20 years. A tough, smart lady, she fought hard and had been cleverly evading death for quite some time. She was also funny, wise, great company, and a wonderful cook.   Her Master’s degrees where in French Literature (University of Illinois) and History (Old Dominion University.) Her life’s work tended to focus on the academic and intellectual.  She owned a small publishing company (Tiger Iron Press) and was a prolific aut ...

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Lawrence "Pete" Conneff AUG 29, 1929 - MAR 30, 2020

Lawrence

Lawrence Sheridan “Pete” Conneff Sr., 90, passed away Monday, March 30, 2020 at his residence. He was born Aug. 29, 1929 in Savannah. He attended Sacred Heart School, where he was a member of the drum and bugle corps, and graduated from Benedictine Military School, where he played football and basketball, in 1947. He attended The Citadel and Armstrong College, and was a member of the Air National Guard. He is survived by his wife Ann; sons Lawrence Jr. (Vickie), Matthew (DeDee), Tom (Jennifer) and Stephen; and daughter Patricia Picciarelli (Mark); grandchildren Lawrence, Andrew ...

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Lorlee Shark Tenenbaum SEP 18, 1935 - MAR 29, 2020

Lorlee Shark Tenenbaum

A private graveside service for Lorlee Shark Tenenbaum and Arnold Malitz Tenenbaum was held at on June 14, 2020 in Bonaventure Cemetery. Click the button below to access a video of the service. Pleause use the the password, Family. Please sign the online guestbook on this site. ...

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Dennis N. Steele - MAR 28, 2020

Dennis N. Steele

Dennis N. Steele, 88, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born January 27, 1932 in New York City and moved to New Jersey and graduated from Rahway High School in 1950.  He joined the United States Air Force during the Korean War and was assigned to the Strategic Air Command stationed at Hunter Air Force Base.  In Savannah, he met the beautiful St. Vincent’s Academy graduate, Josephine W. Reed.  They married in 1952 and had four children, Lynette, Dean, Michele and Devon, five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He ...

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Michael D. Robinson MAR 10, 1943 - MAR 28, 2020

Michael D. Robinson

Michael D. Robinson, 77, died Saturday, March 28, 2020 under the care of Hospice Savannah.  He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 10, 1943 and raised in Yardley, Pennsylvania.  He was a graduate of Bishop Eagan High School in Fairless Hills, PA and later from St. Joseph’s College in Hartford, CT.  He served in the Navy as a corpsman attached to the 3rd Marine Division.  His medical experiences in the Navy led him to hold various management positions in the pharmaceutical field with Ciba Pharmaceuticals, Squibb-Connaught Labs, and E. R. Squibb that later became B ...

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Theodore Kenneth (Ted) Moore - MAR 28, 2020

Theodore Kenneth (Ted) Moore

Theodore Kenneth (Ted) Moore, 82, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Louise and Albert Moore, his brother A. William Moore Jr., and sister Laurel Moore; and is survived by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Jacqueline Moore; daughters, Denise Donaher (Ian) and Jaimi Metz (Russell); son, Michael Moore (Kim); seven grandchildren; two great granddaughters; and sister Mary Leffler (Robert).  Ted was born in Michigan, he met the love of his life in college, and they began their life together in Long Island.  He live ...

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Robert Pete Skrine JUL 02, 1960 - MAR 27, 2020

Robert Pete Skrine

Robert Skrine, 59, died Thursday, March 27, 2020 under the care of Hospice Savannah, surrounded by his wife, Rita, his father and two sisters. He was born July 2, 1960 in Savannah where he lived most his life before moving to Ellabell. He attended Savannah High School and worked in the grocery business. Surviving are his wife, Rita Skrine; son, Robert Skrine, Jr.; of Ellabell; father, Pete Skrine of Savannah;  sister, Gail Lyde and her husband, Bob of Monroe, LA; sister, Debbie Monk and her husband, Bodie of Monroeville, AL; stepdaughter, Brandy Foster and her husband, Ronnie of Wic ...

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Erma Jean Orgeron MAY 08, 1927 - MAR 26, 2020

Erma Jean Orgeron

It is with sadness that our family shares that our loving, caring mother, Erma Jean Orgeron passed away. It is with tremendous gratitude that we celebrate her life that was well-lived and touched so many. Jean was born in Burr, Nebraska, May 8,1927 to Bessie and Ed Sillman. She had an older brother, Delton, and a younger brother, Gerald. All preceded her in death. She left the family farm when she graduated from high school and moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, where she worked in several jobs, sharing a one bedroom apartment with four other women. One of those women would become her sister-in &n ...

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Arnold Malitz Tenenbaum JUN 27, 1936 - MAR 24, 2020

Arnold Malitz Tenenbaum

A private graveside service for Lorlee Shark Tenenbaum and Arnold Malitz Tenenbaum was held at on June 14, 2020 in Bonaventure Cemetery. Click the button below to access a video of the service. Pleause use the the password, Family. Please sign the online guestbook on this site.   ...

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Sylvia R. Williams FEB 12, 1936 - MAR 24, 2020

Sylvia R. Williams

Sylvia Rathfon Williams, 84, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away at home under the care of Hospice following a stroke. During her working career, she was employed by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in Miami, Florida and in Macon, Georgia, having moved there after her marriage. Several years later, she left Metropolitan to become a stay-at-home wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Griffith Rathfon and Dorothy Rathfon, her brother Gregory Rathfon, and infant daughter, Patricia Williams. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Thomas Williams; her daughter ...

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Marilyn Steadwell Tullis MAY 27, 1932 - MAR 24, 2020

Marilyn Steadwell Tullis

Marilyn Steadwell Tullis joined her beloved husband, Henry Durant "Dee" Tullis, Jr. in heaven on the morning of March 24, 2020. She died peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones. She was 87. Marilyn leaves her children: Maree Lynn Tullis Grabe (Hendrik) of Atlanta, T. Leigh Tullis of Savannah, and Henry D. Tullis, III (E'Lane) of Atlanta. She also leaves her grandchildren: Jessica L. Johnson (John) of Savannah, Lieutenant Henry D. Tullis IV (SWO) of Bahrain, and Katherine R. Tullis of Atlanta. Due to current circumstances, a memorial service will be held at a later date. ...

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Barbara Strickland Todd DEC 24, 1941 - MAR 23, 2020

Barbara Strickland Todd

Barbara Todd, 78, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 23, 2020 surrounded by her loving husband of 60 years, Doyle and daughters, Sharon, Sheila and Melissa. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Remembrances can be made to Hospice Savannah, Inc. or the St. Joseph-Candler Foundation.     ...

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Wanda Sparks Cook - MAR 23, 2020

Wanda Sparks Cook

Wanda Sparks Cook, 69, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2020. Wanda is preceded in death by her parents, Barney Sparks and Merle Rawell and her eldest son, Steven Cook.  Wanda is survived by her loving son, Travis Cook (Autumn), 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Services will be announced at a later date.   ...

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Joanne Stephenson Johansen - MAR 22, 2020

Joanne Stephenson Johansen

Joanne Stephenson Johansen, 68, went to be with her heavenly Father on Sunday, March 22, 2020. She was born to John and Lottie Stephenson in Fort Lauderdale, FL and moved to Savannah in 1972. Joanne attended Andrew College in Cuthbert, GA and Valdosta State. She had a long career as a medical practice administrator with the last practice being Savannah Plastic Surgery. She was active in many medical groups throughout her career and was well respected by many. Her love was her church, Independent Presbyterian Church where she served for over thirty years as the wedding coordinator and had ta ...

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Linda Brown Turner NOV 25, 1952 - MAR 22, 2020

Linda Brown Turner

Linda Brown Turner, 67, died at home under the care of Hospice Savannah, surrounded by family. She was born and raised in Savannah, GA. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1970. She later obtained an Associates Degree in Accounting from Savannah Technical College. Linda worked for Parent & Child Development Services for over 30 years as a Business/Facilities Manager. She was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Alton Turner, Sr.; her son, Jerry Alton Turner, Jr. “Jay” (Andrea); daughter, Jennifer Burgess (Ed); daughter, Dr. Jo ...

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Ralph Glenn Horne SEP 22, 1956 - MAR 21, 2020

Ralph Glenn Horne

Ralph Glenn Horne, 63, passed away on March 21, 2020 at home under the care of Hospice Savannah Inc., surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. Glenn was born September 22, 1956 and lived in Savannah, Georgia most of his life where he met and married his wife Wanda. Glenn was owner of Southern Lawns, Gardens, and Sprinklers for 30 plus years as a landscape designer and irrigation specialist in Savannah, Georgia. His creative abilities and passion for his work can be seen throughout the community. Glenn is preceded in death by his daughter Shelley Horne, parents and grandpare ...

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Major General William P. Bland, Jr. NOV 26, 1936 - MAR 18, 2020

Major General William P. Bland, Jr.

        Major General William Percy Bland, Jr USAF(Retired) passed away at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday March 18, 2020 after a short illness. General Bland was born in Statesboro, Georgia on November 26, 1936. He is a 1954 graduate of Statesboro High School and a 1959 graduate of Georgia Tech. He is the former Adjutant General for the State of Georgia and a beloved husband, father and friend.           General Bland enlisted in the Georgia Air National Guard in 1958. In 1961, he was selected for Air For ...

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Kaethe Adelheid Wenz APR 10, 1920 - MAR 18, 2020

Kaethe Adelheid Wenz

Adelheid (Heidi) Wenz of Savannah passed away at home on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Heidi was born April 10, 1920 in Coburg, Germany to Martha (Schneider) Huebner and Carl Huebner.  The family lived in Berneck, Bavaria, Germany until moving to New York City in 1931, where she grew up with her mother and step-father, Edward Biehn, and step-sister, Mildred Biehn.  She graduated from James Monroe High School in the Bronx in 1938. Heidi is preceded in death by her husband, Theodore J Wenz, whom she married in 1942. They spent many happy years in Yonkers, New York and that is w ...

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Deborah Meyer Louden JUN 04, 1956 - MAR 17, 2020

Deborah Meyer Louden

Deborah Meyer Louden, 63, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Hospice Savannah, after a long illness. She was a native of Albany, GA, and a graduate of DeRenne Christian Academy, May 1974.  She attended Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO.  She was a dedicated employee of Belk of Savannah for 21 years.  Before working at Belk, she worked at several different banks in Savannah.  She was a team manager for Team Savannah for the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, GA.  Debi lived by the saying, “Life is too short not to shimmer”. She was preceded in death b ...

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Betty Tuten Tillman JAN 18, 1932 - MAR 17, 2020

Betty Tuten Tillman

Betty Tuten Tillman passed away peacefully in her sleep, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at the age of 88, at Thunderbolt Transitional Care. Mom always loved a parade. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Barney Tillman, Jr. She is survived by her four children: Tammy Tillman Strojny, Lee Tillman, Timmie Tillman & Ricky Tillman (Marty): three grandchildren, Andrew Tillman, Taylor Tillman & Kelly Strojny. The family would like to extend their love to all her caregivers at TTC. The family will have a private graveside memorial. In lieu of flowers, please make d ...

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Kenneth Ray Wheeler, Jr. OCT 12, 1967 - MAR 16, 2020

Kenneth Ray Wheeler, Jr.

Savannah - Kenneth Ray "Bo" Wheeler, Jr., 52, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, March 16, 2020. Ken was born on October 12, 1967, in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Kenneth Ray Wheeler and Linda Towns Wheeler. He attended Lenoir City High School in Lenoir City, TN and then graduated with a degree in Health & Physical Education from Austin Peay State University. Ken married Tammy Hall on July 22, 2011. They live in Savannah, Georgia and have been married for 9 years. Ken began his career at Lenoir City High School and Greenback School where he was able to follow h ...

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Joyce Bradley Crosby JAN 17, 1939 - MAR 16, 2020

Joyce Bradley Crosby

Joyce Bradley Crosby, 80, of Savannah, Georgia and wife of Hughlon Raymond Crosby passed Monday evening, March 16, 2020, from a short illness.  She is survived by her husband Hughlon, daughter Cindy Rahn (Scott), granddaughter Cassidy Rahn, cousin Colleen Daniels and cousin Marie Winters. Joyce loved to garden and always prided herself on having one of the prettiest gardens in Kensington Park. Her cheerful and one-of-a-kind spirit will be missed dearly by family, friends, and community members alike.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday March 20th at Hillcrest A ...

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Clay Monroe APR 30, 1956 - MAR 16, 2020

Clay Monroe

Clay Monroe was promoted to Heaven on March 16, 2020.  He was employed for many years by Comfort Air as a service tech, where he excelled at his craft.  He was a member of Central Christian Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Kay Monroe, and a sister, Donna Monroe Ward. He is survived by three sons; Clay Mims (Nanci), Chase Monroe (Cheyenne), Camden Monroe, Candice Fuentes, and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In light of the Corona Virus situation, the family will have a private memorial service led by Pastor Lionel Marmolejo.  The famil ...

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David Mark Snyderburn, Sr. DEC 18, 1954 - MAR 16, 2020

David Mark Snyderburn, Sr.

David Snyderburn of Wilmington Island, Georgia died unexpectedly on March 16, 2020. David is survived by his son, David; his step daughter, Miranda Nicole Brown; step son, Derrick Joiner; his brothers, Phil and Ralph Snyderburn, and five grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his wife Debbie Snyderburn. David was born December 18, 1954 outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Don and Helen Snyderburn. He was retired from International Paper.  David’s hobbies were surfing, music, golf, and fishing. He will be missed by his family, friends, his dog Andy, and all who knew him ...

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Edward C. Wright SEP 03, 1945 - MAR 15, 2020

Edward C. Wright

Edward C. Wright, (Eddie), died peacefully, March 15, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.  Eddie was born in Statesboro, GA, on September 3, 1945 to Cecil and Juanita Wright.  The family moved to Savannah, GA, when Eddie was seven and made it his home the rest of his life.  He and Jeanette, his loving wife, were married February 14, 1977. Eddie (Easy) retired from the Pipefitters and Welders Local Union 188.  He loved his profession that took him all over the world and made lifelong friendships where ever he worked.  Eddie was a faithful member of Compassion Ch ...

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Ralph Lamar Hall SEP 13, 1934 - MAR 15, 2020

Ralph Lamar Hall

Ralph Lamar Hall, 85, passed away after a long illness on Sunday March 15, 2020 at the home of his son. Ralph was born in Fitzgerald, GA on September 13, 1934 to the late Instent Willis and Theola Dorminy Hall. He was preceded in death by his wife of 29 years Evelyn Martin Hall. He was a 1953 graduate of Fitzgerald High School. He served in the US Army 1954-1957. Ralph spent most of his time stationed in Germany. After returning state side he enrolled in The University of Georgia graduating in 1960 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He was a member of Delta Sigma Pi fraternity He w ...

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Robert J. Merritt, Sr., (USAF, Ret.) - MAR 14, 2020

Robert J. Merritt, Sr., (USAF, Ret.)

It is with heartbreak we announce the passing of our beloved father, Robert J. “Bob” Merritt, Sr. On Saturday, March 14, 2020, our Dad passed away peacefully at the age of 87.  Dad was born on October 16, 1932 in St. Louis, MO to William & Effie (Goggins) Merritt.  He graduated from Esther High School in 1950 and joined the Air Force immediately after. In 1952, he was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA where he married our Mom, Annie L. McKenzie.  They spent the following 20 years traveling and adding three children to their lives and travels ...

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George A. Enyeart FEB 19, 1936 - MAR 14, 2020

George A. Enyeart

George Albert Enyeart passed away on March 14, 2020 at the age of 84.  He was born in Breckenridge, Colorado on February 19, 1936, to Luna and Carl Enyeart, and was the last born of 9 children.    George grew up in Breckenridge, and during that time his father was sheriff and his mother county clerk.  He graduated from Summit High School and headed to Denver shortly thereafter to pursue his electrical apprenticeship training.  In 1960 George met the love of his life, Verna Johnson.  The minute he laid eyes on her, he thought “That’s my girl.&rd ...

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Mary Elizabeth Sutlive MAY 22, 1929 - MAR 12, 2020

Mary Elizabeth Sutlive

Betty Sutlive was a woman of strong faith, love, and conviction. She graduated, with honors, from St. Vincent Academy in 1947. Betty was a woman who lovingly raised six children and was deeply passionate and devoted to her husband, Bill. She had a real zest for life. Betty enjoyed cooking for her large family and soon became affectionately, their "personal chef". She tended to her garden with great care, and grew tomatoes and bell peppers most every summer. She was an avid boater and was given the rank of "Admiral" by her loving husband,  Bill.  She was also ...

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Jeremy Evans Bell - MAR 11, 2020

Jeremy Evans Bell

Jeremy Evans Bell passed away suddenly on March 11th at the age of 43. He was born and raised in Savannah. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, and owned his own construction business. He is survived by his three children, Gage Evans Bell, Nicholas Bell, and Haley Bell, his father, Edward C. Bell, his mother, Deborah Evans Bell, his sister, Lindsey Milan, his brother, Brandon Bell, his grandparents, Dottie Evans and Edward Annette. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Frieda Bell of Savannah, a ...

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Patricia Hickman Hobby Hooker APR 26, 1935 - MAR 10, 2020

Patricia Hickman Hobby Hooker

Patricia Hickman Hobby Hooker of Springfield, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Buckingham South under the care of Hospice Savannah surrounded by her loved ones. She was born April 26, 1935 in Washington, NC to Fred and Ruth Hickman and lived in Savannah for many years. She was a graduate of Savannah High School and attended Mercer University where she graduated with honors. She briefly taught school at Jacob G. Smith Elementary School. Soon after, she married Wensley Hobby and moved to Reidsville where she raised her family. The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to the s ...

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Kevin Troy Kemper DEC 04, 1970 - MAR 10, 2020

Kevin Troy Kemper

It is with great sadness that the family of Kevin Troy Kemper announces his passing, unexpectedly in his home, March 10, 2020. Kevin was born in Savannah, GA on December 4th, 1970 to the late Herschel and Martha Kemper. He was a graduate of St. Andrews's School and The Culinary Institute of New York and active member of the Silk Hope Baptist Church community. Kevin loved cooking, fishing, and riding his dirt bike. But more than anything else, he loved his family and his sweet pup Oscar. Kevin will be lovingly remembered by his older brother Max Kemper, niece Marschel Kemper, aunts Eve ...

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David A. Ferraro JUN 21, 1963 - MAR 09, 2020

David A. Ferraro

David Andrew Ferraro, 56, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 9, 2020.  David was born June 21, 1963 in Savannah to Vincent Ferraro, Jr., and the late Helen Broderick Ferraro.  He attended Blessed Sacrament School, Benedictine Military School (class of 1981), and then graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1986.  David married DeAnne Evans on October 15, 1994. They reside in Savannah and have been married 25 years. He attended the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.&nbs ...

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Judy Nunn Mason MAR 21, 1945 - MAR 09, 2020

Judy Nunn Mason

Judy Nunn Mason, 74, died tragically on Monday, March 9, 2020. She was a native of Savannah, GA, a graduate of Savannah High School class of 1962 and valedictorian of her class at Armstrong State College. She received a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Georgia Southern University and began her teaching career at Carrie E. Gould Elementary in 1966. Judy married Holbrook Louis Mason of Savannah on August 12, 1967 at Calvary Baptist Temple where she was an active member until her death.  After a career of more than 30 years in teaching, Judy retired from Calvary Day S ...

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Janey Orr Linton Welch - MAR 08, 2020

Janey Orr Linton Welch

Janey Orr Linton Welch passed from this world on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Born in Savannah on November 27, 1952, Janey was the daughter of Orise Donald (Jack) Orr and Hazel Boyette Orr. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert George (Bobby) Linton and daughter, Kelli Suzanne Linton. Janey was a faithful Christian and left this life full of hope in her resurrection. Her sweetness and warmth endeared her to all who knew her. She was devoted to her family and her shih tzu, Phoebe. She always had a smile to offer - even for a stranger. She treasured the simple things, like photographi ...

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Col. Henry A. Shockley, (USA, Ret.), PhD - MAR 07, 2020

Col. Henry A. Shockley, (USA, Ret.), PhD

Henry Shockley was born in Richmond, Virginia on December 2, 1932.  He spent his early years in Bruington, Virginia where his father was pastor to two Baptist churches.  From a young age, his goal in life was to become a soldier.  While at University of Richmond, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, he entered R.O.T.C. and was one of only two in his class to be commissioned in the regular Army upon graduation.  As a Lieutenant, Henry Shockley completed both Ranger school and Airborne training.  On April 30, 1960, Lieutenant Shockley married Li ...

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Paul E. Hitch - MAR 07, 2020

Paul E. Hitch

Paul E. Hitch, 103, passed away March 7, 2020 at home after a short illness. He was born March 2, 1917 in Indianapolis, IN, the son of Lulu and Otis Hitch. He was predeceased by his wife, Mildred Creamer Hitch, after 69 happy years and his sister, Clarice Hitch Main. He is survived by his son, Douglas Hitch and his wife, Jill Hitch of St. Petersburg, FL; two nieces and two nephews, Marcia (David) Wasserman, Lynn (Ponny) Manuel, Stan (Doris Manek) Main and George “Buddy” (Bobbie) Blake Jr. He graduated from General Motors Institute in 1939 and attended the Harvard Ad ...

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Joe Bert Roberson JUL 27, 1952 - MAR 06, 2020

Joe Bert Roberson

Joe Bert Roberson, died peacefully on Friday, March 6, 2020. Joe was born on July 27, 1952 in Lubbock, TX to James and Marie Roberson. He grew up in Ropesville, TX where he was a graduate of Ropesville High School.  Joe was a longtime resident of McDonough, GA before moving to Tybee Island.  Joe was predeceased by his wife, Vickie Lynn Roberson. Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Robin Roberson; granddaughter, Jocelynn Brianna Alicia Roberson Burch; nephew, Drew Lowery; niece, Lisa Lowery Cody; great-nephew, Elijah Cody; and a great-niece, Jessi ...

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Mary Theresa Green Lehtma FEB 09, 1955 - MAR 04, 2020

Mary Theresa Green Lehtma

Mary Theresa Green Lehtma, age 65, passed away on March 4, 2020 after a sudden illness.  She was born on February 9, 1955 in Baltimore City, MD.  She retired from International Paper, where she worked for 35 years as a production scheduling and distribution supervisor.  Mary was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  She enjoyed reading, daily bike rides, and line dancing. She loved traveling and spending time with her family and friends.  Mary was a doting grandmother and adored her grandchildren.  She was loved by so many and was full of life.  Mar ...

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Lance Smith MAY 17, 1960 - MAR 03, 2020

Lance Smith

Lance Smith (59) died at home on March 3, 2020 peacefully under the care of Hospice Savannah. He was born in Savannah, GA and lived in Los Angeles, CA and Maui, HI for most of his adult life. He enjoyed his life in Maui for 17 years. Daily, Lance would run the beach, surf kayak, write and take pictures of the beautiful Maui sunsets. He and his wife moved to Savannah in 2018 to be close to family after he received a diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Lance graduated from Savannah Country Day School in 1978 and studied film production at the University of Colorado and the ...

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Patricia Ann Gunderson OCT 21, 1936 - MAR 03, 2020

Patricia Ann Gunderson

SAVANNAH - PATRICIA GUNDERSON, age 83, died peacefully under the care of Hospice Savannah after battling Alzheimer's Disease for over two decades.  She was born October 21, 1936 in Elgin, IL where she lived until she and her husband, Alfred Gunderson, retired and moved to Fort Myers, FL.  She moved to Savannah in 2012 to be closer to family.  She graduated from St. Edward High School in 1954 and went on to earn her Associate's Degree from Elgin Community College.  She met her husband in the college library when he jokingly scolded her for not returning her l ...

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John H. Pinholster, Jr. - MAR 02, 2020

John H. Pinholster, Jr.

John H. Pinholster, Jr, died on March 2, 2020 at Memorial Hospital.   He was born in Savannah, GA in 1936, and lived there for the majority of his life, growing up on 44th Street and living his adult life on Back Street at Coffee Bluff. He served his country as a Sonarman, First Class in the U.S. Naval Reserves after college.  John spent his professional career as a General Contractor in Savannah, and retired in 2004. He is survived by his wife Joan Daniel Pinholster, brother Neil Pinholster (Alexa MacDonald) of Portland, OR, sons John Holmes Pinholster III (Allison), Scot ...

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Sandra Marie Delamater SEP 27, 1940 - MAR 02, 2020

Sandra Marie Delamater

Sandra Marie Delamater (Sandy), 79, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020, at Candler Hospital following a short illness.  Sandy was born on Sept. 27, 1940, at the old Candler Hospital in downtown Savannah. She lived in Littleton, Massachusetts from 1956 until 1972 when she, her husband, and 4 children moved to Savannah. Sandy was a graduate of Littleton High School, an honors student, honors singer, and budding piano student. She was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Littleton, Mass, (their marriage was the first one in the new church) and then St. J ...

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Cathy Smith Moore - MAR 01, 2020

Cathy Smith Moore

Cathy Smith Moore, 52, of Savannah, Georgia, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at her home.  She was born on June 19, 1967, in Madisonville, Kentucky, to Kay Foster Smith and the late Billy Gene Smith. Cathy was a beloved wife, devoted daughter, sister and faithful servant of Jesus.  Above all, she was an amazing and proud mother to her son, Cameron.  Cathy was an avid reader, tailor, crafter, and all-around handyperson (which she inherited from her beloved father).  She never met a stranger or anyone she wasn’t willing to help. Cathy was formerly a me ...

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Lorine Griner Moody - MAR 01, 2020

Lorine Griner Moody

Lorine Griner Moody, 83, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020. She was born in Glennville, Georgia, daughter of Lonnie Randall and Jewel Kicklighter Griner.  She was a graduate of Glennville High School and Draughons Business School.  Mrs. Moody worked for several years at Central Georgia Hospital and retired from Bradley Plywood Company. She was a member of Central Christian Church.  She was preceded in death by his son, Richard E. Moody, Jr. and husband of 62 years, Richard E. Moody, Sr. Surviving are her grandson, Traves Moody and his wife, Savannah; brothers, Johnny Griner a ...

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Lynn Nash Stone - FEB 28, 2020

Lynn Nash Stone

Lynn Nash Stone, beloved daughter of Dearing and Nancy Nash, passed away Friday, February 28th2020 in her hometown of Savannah, GA. She was surrounded in her last moments by friends and family. Her laugh, her smile will now echo and shine through the halls of eternity. Her soul, free and unburdened by time or pain, will find a welcomed seat at the table of God. She will be remembered by her constant companion, Taylor Corwin.  Lynn is survived by her children, Jonathan, Benjamin, and Emily, as well as her sisters, Anne Nash and Judith Braun. A private memorial service will be held ...

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Armando T. Ricci, Jr. MAR 03, 1929 - FEB 28, 2020

Armando T. Ricci, Jr.

Armando Tunon Ricci, Jr., 90, passed away Friday, February 28, 2020 at Pruitt Health of Savannah.  A Service will be held at a later date in Natchez, Mississippi.    ...

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Barbara Louise Bramble MAR 13, 1929 - FEB 28, 2020

Barbara Louise Bramble

Barbara Louise Bramble, 90, formerly of Terre Haute passed away early Friday morning, February 28, 2020 at Summer Breeze Senior Living in Wilmington Island, Georgia.  Barbara was born on March 13, 1929, in Mattoon, Illinois to Earnest Martz and Marie Sullivan Martz. Barbara is survived by her children, James Bramble (Beverly) of West Terre Haute, IN; Marianne Bramble of Tybee Island, GA; Claire Shanks (T. Jefferson) of Bucks County, PA; Paula Dowd (Jim) of Asheville, NC and William Bramble II of Cumming, Ga.  Her grandchildren, Ellen Stolyar of St. Simons Island, GA; Mauri and Wil ...

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Lynn Nash Stone NOV 15, 1957 - FEB 28, 2020

Lynn Nash Stone

Lynn Nash Stone, beloved daughter of Dearing and Nancy Nash, passed away Friday, February 28th2020 in her hometown of Savannah, GA. She was surrounded in her last moments by friends and family. Her laugh, her smile will now echo and shine through the halls of eternity. Her soul, free and unburdened by time or pain, will find a welcomed seat at the table of God. She will be remembered by her constant companion, Taylor Corwin.  Lynn is survived by her children, Jonathan, Benjamin, and Emily, as well as her sisters, Anne Nash and Judith Braun. A private memorial service will be held in the c ...

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Walter Joseph Muller, Jr. - FEB 27, 2020

Walter Joseph Muller, Jr.

Walter Joseph Muller, Jr. died peacefully at his home on Tybee Island on February 27, 2020.  He was born in Savannah, Georgia on October 16, 1933.  With his father in the military, his family moved frequently, but he always considered Savannah his home.  He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1956.  He was actively involved in his faith and volunteered often at Blessed Sacrament and St. Michael’s parishes.  He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.  A favorite pastime was playing golf with his friends at the Savannah Golf Club. ...

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Vincent Kevin O'Brien JAN 10, 1948 - FEB 27, 2020

Vincent Kevin O'Brien

O’Brien, Kevin – a resident of Savannah, Ga, passed away on February 27, 2020 at the age of 72. Born in Bayonne, NJ to Vincent O’Brien and Anne (Sullivan) O’Brien, Kevin was raised in New Hyde Park, NY. He graduated from St. John’s Prep in Brooklyn, received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton and masters’ degrees from San Diego State University & Indiana University. Kevin devoted 33 years of his life to Intstitut Montana Zugerberg, in Zug, Switzerland, a renowned Swiss international day and boarding school where he was a teacher ...

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Tonya Rovolis Ginn APR 15, 1947 - FEB 25, 2020

Tonya Rovolis Ginn

Ms. Tonya Rovolis Ginn, age 72, died February 25 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  A native of Savannah, she was of Greek heritage.  She was formerly a hairdresser, was a retired house painter, and was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.  She was devoted to her grandchildren, and was insistent on them getting an education. Surviving are a son, Robert Penix (Tracey); two grandchildren, Emily Nicole Penix and Gavin Tremblay; a sister, Angela Horton; and a great grandson.  She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Macy Noel Smith. A visitation will be held on Satur ...

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John P. Innes II (USN, Ret.) - FEB 25, 2020

John P. Innes II (USN, Ret.)

John Phythian Innes II passed away on February 25, 2020, a day before his 86th birthday.  He passed peacefully at Spanish Oaks.  He was a graduate of Williams College.  After college, he joined the US Navy where he was a naval aviator, retiring from the US Navy Reserves as a Lieutenant Commander and serving in the Vietnam War.  It was during his Vietnam service that he met his future wife, Marianne Berger, on the island of Guam where he was Senior Bachelor Officer and she was a stewardess for World Airways.  Following his time in active duty, he obtained a JD from Temp ...

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Edward S. "Ted" Odgers, Jr. APR 08, 1930 - FEB 24, 2020

Edward S.

Mr. Edward S. “Ted” Odgers, Jr, age 89, died February 24, 2020.  The Philadelphia, PA native lived in Savannah the past 25 years, and was retired from IBM. Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Jane Odgers; children, Carol Evans, Ted Odgers, Kim Phillips, and Chris Odgers; and eight grandchildren. An inurnment will take place at a later date in Beach Haven, NJ. Remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN  38105. ...

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Thang Chinh Dang APR 14, 1986 - FEB 23, 2020

Thang Chinh Dang

On Sunday, February 23, 2020, Thang Dang, son, brother, and uncle, went home to Jesus at the age of 33 years. Thang was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, and graduated from S.C. Johnson High School. He went on to complete a liberal arts degree at Armstrong University. He was the youngest of five children born to Thuy Dang and the late Chuc Thi Nguyen. Thang will be forever remembered by his father Thuy, by his sister Oanh, brother-in-law Phuong, sister June, brother-in-law John, brother Toan, sister-in-law Kim, and sister Chau. Thang will also be forever remembered by his nieces, Victor ...

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James Dudley Salyer, Jr. AUG 10, 1948 - FEB 22, 2020

James Dudley Salyer, Jr.

James D. Salyer, 71, of Savannah, Georgia returned home to his Lord on February 22, 2020 surrounded by family. Jim was born on August 10, 1948 in Kenton, Ohio. He was the oldest child of James D. Salyer Sr. and Marjorie Mae Kindle Salyer. Jim grew up in Dola, Ohio where he was the quarterback for his high school football team, the Hardin Northern Bears.  During his sophomore year he led them to an undefeated season. He then went on to graduate from St. Leo University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Jim served 20 years in the United States Army from 1968 - 1988. During thi ...

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Elizabeth Ann Kennedy - FEB 21, 2020

Elizabeth Ann Kennedy

Elizabeth Ann Kennedy, 98, died Friday, February 21, 2020 at Candler Hospital in Savannah.  She was a Savannah native and the youngest child of Eugene and Rosa Tilton.  She had six older brothers: Merle, Joe, Robbie, Frank, Howell, and Marion, who all loved and nurtured their little sister throughout her life.  When mother, Rosa, died, Elizabeth was just 14 and moved from the Daffin Park area to live with her brother, Joe, on Wilmington Island.  It was in this neighborhood on the “Back Island” that she would meet the man she would later marry, Joseph Bernard Ken ...

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Hugh M. Ulmer OCT 02, 1953 - FEB 20, 2020

Hugh M. Ulmer

Hugh M. Ulmer, 66, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020. Mr. Ulmer was born October 2, 1953 in Bluffton, SC to Alan A. Ulmer and Vera Stroup Ulmer. He was a graduate of May River Academy and worked as a part of the Ulmer Family Agriculture related businesses. From 1976-2002, he served with the Bluffton Volunteer Fire Department, eventually being elected as Chief. He was a life-long member of Bluffton United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Grazyna Pytowska; brothers, Alan A. Ulmer, Jr. (Jackie), C. Alex Ulmer (Cathie); sister, Elizabeth Ulmer Duncan (Larry); 9 nieces, 2 nephe ...

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Robert (Bob) Thomas Grissom DEC 20, 1935 - FEB 19, 2020

Robert (Bob) Thomas Grissom

Robert (Bob) Thomas Grissom, 84, of Tybee Island, Georgia, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Hospice Savannah. Bob was born in Mt. Airy, North Carolina on December 20, 1935. He is survived by his wife, Charlene; sons, Robert Thomas Grissom, Jr. and Charles Rawles Grissom; grandsons, Zachary and Benjamin; sister, Doris Askin; and numerous beloved nieces, nephews, and stepchildren. He is predeceased by his parents, Raymond and Sadie Grissom, and his sister, Savon Atkinson. Bob attended Pittsboro High School in North Carolina and graduated from the University of Richmo ...

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Akhilesh Vikyath Andra DEC 15, 2000 - FEB 19, 2020

Akhilesh Vikyath Andra

Akhilesh Vikyath Andra, 18, died Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Northside Hospital in Altanta, Georgia. Akhilesh will be missed by his parents, Venkata Ramu Andra and Sumitra Devi Pagidi; his sister, Bhavana Andra; his uncles, Venkata Narayana Andra, Sanjeeva Rao Pagidi, Sreenu Pagidi, Gopi Pagidi, Radha Krishna Pagidi, Vidya Sagar Pagidi, Praneeth Pagidi; and other aunts and family. and many other family and friends. Visitation and prayer service will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, H ...

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Phyllis Evans Nelson - FEB 18, 2020

Phyllis Evans Nelson

Phyllis Evans Nelson, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at The Suites in Richmond Hill. Phyllis was born in Waukegan, Illinois.  She never liked discussing her age.  Mom always said she wanted to be seen as a child of God and we know that she is, timeless.  Phyllis was one of seven daughters and five sons born to Dallas and Dorathy Evans.  Phyllis graduated from Zion Benton Township High School and then married Edward Nelson in 1954.  They had two boys, Edward William Nelson Jr. and Lee Evan Nelson.  They lived in Zion for many years and then moved to Sava ...

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Anita M. Quante OCT 19, 1928 - FEB 17, 2020

Anita M. Quante

Anita Mahany Quante, age 91, died on February 17, 2020 in Candler Hospital surrounded by her husband and grandchildren. She was born on October 19, 1928 in Savannah, GA .  She lived in Savannah all of her life and made her home on Isle of Hope.  She completed two years of college at the University of Georgia.   She was an active leader with the Girl Scouts.  She was a swimming instructor and lifeguard for the Red Cross.  She loved dancing, especially line dancing, and performed with The Silver Liners. She was a longtime member of the Lutheran Church of the ...

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Faye Anita Smith Crumbley - FEB 16, 2020

Faye Anita Smith Crumbley

Faye Anita Smith Crumbley, 79, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Abercorn Rehabilitation.  She was born in Savannah, daughter of Victor W. Smith, Sr. and Clio Gaudry Smith.  She was a 1958 graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy and obtained an Associate’s degree from Armstrong State College. Faye worked as a Dental Technician for Doctors Kazlow & Lanier.  She was a homemaker and a volunteer at St. James Catholic School, where her children attended.  Faye was one of the original members of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Faye was an avid Atlanta ...

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Ashlee W. Farris OCT 15, 1970 - FEB 16, 2020

Ashlee W. Farris

Ashlee Waldron Farris, 49, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born October 15, 1970 in Columbia, SC.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Lynn Cole Marston.  Ashlee graduated from    Windsor Forest High School in 1988 and attended Armstrong State College and the Savannah College of Art and Design.  She worked for Old Town Trolley Tours of Savannah.  She loved theatre and was the President of the Richmond Hill Community Theatre.  She taught preschool for over 15 years, and was a Girl Scout Troop Leader ...

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Theodore Landon "Ted" Smith AUG 10, 1923 - FEB 16, 2020

Theodore Landon

Theodore Landon Smith, aka; Landon, Ted, TL, Smiiiiith, and Tedo (Baba to his Grandkids,) died after a short convalescence on Sunday, February 16th, 2020. Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey to Theodore Levi Smith and Olive Loretta (Marcy) Smith on August 10, 1923, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years; Betty Bob (Knapp) Smith, and by sisters; Mary Miller Richards and Elizabeth Jane Crawford. He’s survived by four children; Randy Smith, Natalie Pilcher, Bradley Smith and Davis Smith; three daughters-in-law, a son-in-law, seven grand-children, a granddaughter-in-law, also ni ...

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Amanda "Mandy" Hubbard Sedgwick - FEB 15, 2020

Amanda

Amanda “Mandy” Hubbard Sedgwick, 74, formerly of Tybee Island, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Valentine’s Day. She was the daughter of the late Louis Dexter Hubbard and Ellen Osterbind Hubbard of Fredericksburg, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael James Sedgwick and her brother, Louis Dexter Hubbard, Jr. Surviving are her sisters, Mary Charles Blakebrough of Durham, NC and Louisa DeVore (Phil) of Springfield, VA and a brother, Carter Clarke Hubbard, Sr. (Barbara) of Savannah, GA, 4 nephews, 4 nieces and 6 grand nieces and nephews. Mandy was born i ...

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Samuel Hill Morgan, Jr. - FEB 15, 2020

Samuel Hill Morgan, Jr.

Samuel Hill Morgan, Jr. was born in Savannah, Georgia on January 20, 1944 at the Telfair Hospital, son of Samuel H. Morgan and Holley S. Morgan. Sam attended the Pape School, Charles Ellis School, The Asheville School and Savannah Country Day School. He then graduated with a business degree from the University of Georgia, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity. After serving in the United States Coast Guard Reserve, he began work at his family’s industrial supply business, Morgan’s Inc. In 1975, he started his own business, Clarklift of Savannah, selling forklift tr ...

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George Aloysious Ebberwein, Jr. - FEB 14, 2020

George Aloysious Ebberwein, Jr.

George Aloysious Ebberwein, Jr., 85, died Friday, February 14th at Azalealand Nursing Home.  He was born in 1934 in Jersey City, NJ, the son of Anne Dowling Ebberwein and George Aloysious Ebberwein, and lived there for 11 years. After his family returned to Savannah, he attended Sacred Heart, Benedictine and Commercial High School.  He worked for the Central of Georgia Railway Company before joining the U.S. Navy.  After his military service, he became a U.S. Merchant Marine, beginning a career that took him all around the world many times and included service in the Vietn ...

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Janet Teresa Spillane - FEB 13, 2020

Janet Teresa Spillane

Janet Teresa Spillane died Thursday, February 13, 2020. The Lakeland, Florida native was born May 23, 1926 to Thomas R. Spillane and Elizabeth Morgan Spillane. A resident of Savannah since 1937, she graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy and Armstrong Junior College (now Armstrong Atlantic State University). She received her BS degree in Chemistry, with honors, from Fontbonne College, St. Louis, MO and St. Louis University, where she was elected to Phi Mu Epsilon and Kappa Gamma Pi National Honor Societies. Ms. Spillane was employed by the U.S. Public Health Service, CDC, Technical D ...

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Elizabeth Oleson - FEB 13, 2020

Elizabeth Oleson

Elizabeth Oleson, 92, died Thursday, February 13, 2020. The long time Savannah resident was a charter member of St. James Catholic Church and longtime employee of South Atlantic Utilities. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Fred B. Oleson, Jr. and Denise Oleson of Anderson, SC; grandson, Shawn Oleson of Augusta and extended family, Mark Smith, Tom Smith and Don Smith, all of Savannah. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel with the rosary at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian ...

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Leona Tyre Sapp MAY 25, 1926 - FEB 11, 2020

Leona Tyre Sapp

Mrs. Sapp was born Emily Leona to the late Asa C. and Anna Tyre on May 25,1926, in Jesup, GA. She’s the baby sister to three brothers who also preceded her: Marvin (Lillie Mae) Tyre, Randolph (Kitty) Tyre and Otto (Dinky) Tyre. They all loved her, protected her, and spoiled her rotten! She met and married the late Irvin Sapp, Sr., while serving as a nurse at The Leapheart Hospital in Jesup, GA. Together, they produced five children to share their life, love, and pursuit of happiness. She devoted all her love and time as a homemaker and mother of five surviving children, Irv ...

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Laura Randolph Stevens Devendorf - FEB 10, 2020

Laura Randolph Stevens Devendorf

A polymath. An empath. A delighted recipient and unparalleled giver of absurd humor. A loving wife, mother, and friend. An ardent warrior for righting wrongs. A guardian of the beautiful, vulnerable, and good. A wordsmith whom words cannot capture. Laura Randolph Stevens Devendorf, inspired and inspirational, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family and friends on February 10, 2020. Born in Savannah, Georgia, on November 23, 1931, Laura, known to her family as Lolly, was the daughter of John Porter Stevens and Martha Jefferson Randolph Stevens of Savannah and Sunbury.  ...

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Gheorghe Negrea APR 19, 1929 - FEB 10, 2020

Gheorghe Negrea

Gheorghe Negrea was born in Slatina, now Ukraine, on 4/19/1929.  He passed away at his residence on 2/10/2020 after a long and difficult illness, surrounded by his family. He was an accountant by trade and lived most of his life in Sighet, Romania.  He joined his family in the U.S. in 1988.  While here, he held other jobs but his main contribution was to the unity of his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eusebia Negrea and by his parents, Ilie and Floare.  He is survived by his son, O. George Negrea, MD, daughter-in-law, Cristina Negrea, MD both of Savanna ...

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Joan Morrison Inhulsen - FEB 09, 2020

Joan Morrison Inhulsen

Joan Morrison Inhulsen, 88, died Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center.  The Savannah native was born in Biddeford, Maine and raised in Savannah, graduating from Savannah High School.  She worked for Union Camp Corporation for several years and then for Continental Can Corporation before moving to Kansas City with her husband, Union Camp Executive Herman M. “Buddy” Inhulsen.  They returned to Savannah in 1988 and settled at The Landings on Skidaway Island.  She was a member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church.  Mrs. Inhulsen ...

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Graham “Gray” Fontaine Solana FEB 11, 2020 - FEB 09, 2020

Graham “Gray” Fontaine Solana

Graham “Gray” Fontaine Solana, 14, died Monday, February 9, 2015, from cardiac arrest triggered by a rare heart condition, Long QT Syndrome, known to strike without warning. Gray was born on February 11, 2000 in Savannah and lived in the same home his entire short but wonderful life.  As a freshman at St. Andrew’s, Gray enjoyed basketball, acting, and history.  Prior to St. Andrew’s, Gray attended Hancock Day School from Kindergarten through eighth grade.  In Middle School he won several athletic awards, including the 2011 Coaches Award and the 2014 Wi ...

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Laura M. Siebert JUN 13, 1923 - FEB 07, 2020

Laura M. Siebert

Laura Muse Siebert, 96, peacefully transitioned to her heavenly father on February 7, 2020. She was born on June 13, 1923 in Wellington, TX. She was working at the Pentagon when she met the love of her life, Alvin Siebert, who is surely dancing with her now. She spent most of her life in Savannah, GA until she moved to Marietta, GA to be closer to her loving daughter and family. Laura retired from the Corps of Engineers as a Personnel Management Specialist and received numerous medals and commendations during her career. She was a member of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Empl ...

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Jean Kincaid Hepper - FEB 06, 2020

Jean Kincaid Hepper

Jean Kincaid Hepper, age 94, passed away on February 6, 2020. Jean was born as Jean Lois Kincaid on July 4, 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Samuel Carothers and Mary Bert Kincaid. She graduated from Penn State University, with a degree in Education, where she met her husband, Clifford Rudolph Hepper.  They graduated on July 3, 1947, her birthday was July 4 and they were married on July 5, 1947. Jean and Clif moved frequently during his career with homes and friends in Woodbury New Jersey (Philadelphia), Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Palos Verdes California (Los Angeles) and Bryn Mawr Pe ...

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Edward Mouzon Gay SEP 14, 1933 - FEB 03, 2020

Edward Mouzon Gay

Edward Mouzon Gay, age 86, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2020 at Savannah Hospice Inc. after a short illness. He was a member of Higher Ground (Cresthill) Baptist Church.  He worked for McLean Trucking and Yellow Freight for many years prior to retirement. He was the son of Edward Lee and Frances Mouzon Gay of Savannah. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Laurence L. Gay.  Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Kay S. Gay of Savannah; a son, Eddie Gay (Sheryl) of Savannah and a daughter Fran Perrault-Strong (Jim) of Athens, GA. He had 3 gra ...

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Thomas T. Potterfield SEP 07, 1929 - FEB 03, 2020

Thomas T. Potterfield

Thomas (Tom) Tyler Potterfield, Sr., loving husband, father and grandfather passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at the age of 90. Tom was born in Leesburg, Virginia on September 7, 1929. He attended Auburn University and graduated from the University of Maryland after serving in the United States Navy for two years.  He had a 30-year career with Ralston Purina, starting in sales and finishing his career as the U.S. Eastern Regional Sales and Manufacturing Manager.  Tom was affectionately referred to as the “gentle giant” because of his large stature but extremely kind ...

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Marigail R. Brackeen NOV 17, 1936 - FEB 03, 2020

Marigail R. Brackeen

MARIGAIL ROTHWELL BRACKEEN Savannah/Tybee Island, GA, 83 died February 3, 2020 at home on Tybee Island. She was born November 17, 1936 in Norfolk, VA, to the late Hugh and Lillian Rothwell.  She lived in MS, NM, AZ, CA and MO before retiring in Savannah. She earned a bachelors degree in Art History from the University of Arizona and an associates degree in computer programming from the University of Missouri St. Louis. She sold residential and commercial real estate and used her data analyst skills to solve Y2K issues. Throughout her adult years she was active in the League of Women Voter ...

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Brian Lee Solis FEB 02, 1978 - FEB 02, 2020

Brian Lee Solis

Brian Lee Solis passed away peacefully on his 42nd birthday at Tampa General Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Chicago, Illinois on February 2, 1978, he was the son of Ronald and Carol Solis and brother of Peter and Faye, his twin sister.  He grew up and lived most of his adult life in Savannah, Georgia graduating from Hershel V. Jenkins High School in 1996.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy where he served as an Aviation Electrician’s Mate (AE) stationed in Jacksonville, Florida. Known affectionately as “Uncle Buck” to those he loved and wh ...

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Lola Terrol Howard MAR 25, 1932 - FEB 01, 2020

Lola Terrol Howard

Lola Terrol Howard celebrated her final sunset on January 31 passing in the early hours of February 1, 2020 in Savannah GA. Lola had a bit of gypsy in her soul, and lived in diverse locales from Vermont, New Hampshire, Colorado, California, DC, Virginia, Florida and Georgia to France and Australia. Lola loved horses, sailing and her Havanese, Trouble. She is survived by family and friends worldwide. In lieu of flowers, Lola’s friends and family are encouraged to raise a gin and tonic and toast the sunset.  A memorial service will be planned soon. ...

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Joseph E. Warenzak JUN 04, 1931 - FEB 01, 2020

Joseph E. Warenzak

Joseph Edward Warenzak I have been reading other obituaries and now comes the time to read mine. I was born June 4, 1931 in Scranton, PA.  My beloved city that lies in a valley between two mountains.  I was the son of John and Agnes Warenzak, both who had come to America from Poland.  I came to Savannah in 1949 while in the Air Force and upon discharge fell in love with Savannah and decided to stay.  Most of my working career has been in the trucking industry.  I retired from Bowman Transportation in 1985 with 25 years of service as the Savannah Terminal Manag ...

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Fred Allen Irwin NOV 13, 1929 - JAN 31, 2020

Fred Allen Irwin

Mr. Fred Allen Irwin passed away on January 31st, 2020. Mr. Irwin graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT., in June of 1951. He served on active duty in the USMCR from September of ’51 to September of ’53. He attained the rank of Captain. He joined the Aluminum Co. of America’s sales force in January of ’54 and left in ’55 to join a small N.Y.C. advertising firm called Geer DuBois. Received an MBA from N.Y.U. School of Business and finally retired as a Senior Vice President after forty years at Geer DuBois. He managed the accounts of IBM, American ...

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Leroy "Lee" Fleming Smith, Jr. - JAN 29, 2020

Leroy

Leroy (Lee) Fleming Smith Jr., 84, died January 29, 2020 in St. Petersburg, Florida after a life well-lived.   Lee was born and raised in Savannah, GA and spent summers with his grandmother, sister and cousins in Furman, SC. He was the son of Leroy Fleming Smith, Sr. and Helen Tuten Smith.  He thrived in the rural farm life running barefoot through the fields, riding his bicycle, fishing in Joan Pen and reading the entire bible with his maternal grandmother.  He worked hard in school and was an ROTC graduate at 16 years old from Savannah High School.  He received a ...

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Robert W. Behrens SEP 01, 1936 - JAN 27, 2020

Robert W. Behrens

Robert “Bob” Behrens passed away quietly on January 27, 2020 at the age of 83, probably the first thing he did quietly, after a short battle with pneumonia and complications from Parkinson’s. Before Parkinson’s affects, Bob would have told you to call him “The Old Geezer”. Bob had such capacity for love and would talk with people whom many others would overlook. Bob was born September 1, 1936 in Lancaster, Ohio to Minerva Murphy and Richard Behrens, although he would tell you that his stepfather John Ruckman was more like “Dad”. He leaves behi ...

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Bruce Lloyd Jernigan III (USCG, Ret.) - JAN 27, 2020

Bruce Lloyd Jernigan III (USCG, Ret.)

Bruce Lloyd Jernigan III, 70, passed away Monday, January 27, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center.  He was born in Savannah, son of Bruce L. Jernigan Jr. and Frances Goodman.  Bruce graduated from Groves High School where he was enrolled in the ROTC program.  He entered the Georgia National Guard after graduation and later entered the United States Navy serving during Vietnam.   After the Navy tour, he joined the United States Coast Guard as a Boatswain Mate and ultimately attended Hospital Corpsman School and retired after 20 years as a Corpsman.  In 1992, ...

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Marcia "Marcy" Rosenblatt Paula APR 19, 1951 - JAN 27, 2020

Marcia

Marcia "Marcy" Helen Rosenblatt Paula died peacefully in her sleep after a long illness at the age of 68.   Born April 19, 1951 in Bristol, Connecticut, she was a graduate of Jennings School, Bristol Eastern High School, and Southern Connecticut State University. She dedicated most of her adult life teaching children with special needs. She loved chocolate, the beach and The Beatles.   Marcy is survived by her mother, Sylvia Rosenblatt; her sons, Raymond, Matthew, and Joel Paula; 4 grandchildren; and her brothers, Jeffrey and Lee Rosenblatt. &nb ...

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Susan Shippee Wycoff - JAN 26, 2020

Susan Shippee Wycoff

Susan Shippee Wycoff, 67, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020 at her home.  She was born in Hialeah, FL daughter Robert G. and Evelyn Corderio Shippee.  She was reared in Kennesaw, GA where in 1970 graduated from North Cobb High School.  Susan was retired after many years as Supervisor Ground Operations from World Airways in Peachtree City, GA.  In 2014, her dream came true when she found herself living fulltime on Tybee Island enjoying everything it has to offer.  She loved walks on the beach, wine, the restaurants on Tybee, the Tybee Post Theater and making new f ...

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Charles P. Curtis "Chuck" MAY 30, 1929 - JAN 26, 2020

Charles P. Curtis

Charles P. Curtis "Chuck", 90, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Memorial Health University Medical Center. He was born New York City on May 30, 1929 to the late Marjorie P. and E.F. Curtis.  Chuck was a 1952 graduate of Colby College in Waterville, ME and proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1952 until 1954. In 1991, Chuck retired after 32 years of service as a Senior Sales Executive at Johnson Matthey Inc. in Devon, PA., a fabricator of precious metals. Chuck was a member, and golf champion of Whitford Country Club in Downingtown, PA. Chuck married his wife Jan in 1962 ...

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Barbara Ann Jawback - JAN 25, 2020

Barbara Ann Jawback

Barbara Ann Jawback, 67, passed away on Saturday, January 25th ,2020 at home surrounded by her family. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Friday, January 31st, 2020 at 3pm at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel, Highway 80E, Whitemarsh Island, GA. The family will receive friends for visitation from 2pm until the time of service. Barbara was born and raised in Cold Spring, NY to the late Thomas Holland and Louise Lemmo Holland. Barbara attended Christler Business School and worked as an Entrepreneur and Restauranteur. She moved to Savannah, GA with her hu ...

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Richard (Dick) Waymack Leech JUL 12, 1930 - JAN 25, 2020

Richard (Dick) Waymack Leech

Richard (Dick) Waymack Leech, age 89, died quietly in his sleep in Fayetteville, North Carolina on 25 January 2020. His devoted wife and partner, Mary Fraps Leech, died 3 July 2013, after 56 years of marriage. Dick was born 12 July 1930, in Florence, Alabama to Paul and Irma Waymack Leech. In their early years, his family lived in many cities in Alabama, and in his mid-teens, they settled in Savannah, where he entered his first year of Savannah High School During a summer vacation, he helped the WW II effort by building 100 lb bombs for the war. After high school, Dick attended Armstrong Jr ...

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Ismael Caleb Hernandez OCT 10, 1937 - JAN 25, 2020

Ismael Caleb Hernandez

Ismael Caleb Hernandez, 82, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Hospice House.  He was born October 10, 1937 to the late Ismael Hernandez, Sr. and Helena Lopez Hernandez.  He graduated from the University of Madrid Medical School, and the University of Miami.  He earned the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy, serving during the Vietnam Era.  In 1977 he transferred to the U.S. Army as a Major and later advanced to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was the Deputy Commander of Arctic Health Service Command for the U.S. Army.  He also was the Chief of Amb ...

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James Alan Deering - JAN 24, 2020

James Alan Deering

James Alan Deering, 50, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a long illness. James was born in Bossier City, Louisiana, son of Colonel and Mrs. Philip Deering. He graduated from Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, VA and then attended Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, ME.  Out of college, he worked as a Merchant Marine. From there, he worked at Gulfstream and later returned to his love of tugboats where he retired after 12 years from Moran Savannah as Port Engineer. As a devoted son, husband, father and uncle, James had a very special pla ...

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Gene Ann Sweeney Santiago - JAN 24, 2020

Gene Ann Sweeney Santiago

Gene Ann Sweeney Santiago, 87, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020 at her residence.  A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020 a Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. prior to the Mass.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Mrs. Santiago to the Social Apostolate, 502 Liberty St., Savannah, GA 31401.  ...

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Dana Eugene Laughlin FEB 23, 1929 - JAN 23, 2020

Dana Eugene Laughlin

Dana Eugene Laughlin, 90, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020.  A private burial will be held at a later date in Laurel Grove Cemetery.   ...

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Gabrielle Franklin DEC 03, 1939 - JAN 22, 2020

Gabrielle Franklin

Gabrielle Franklin, 80, passed away on January 22, 2020.             She was born on December 3, 1939 in Beirut, Lebanon, the daughter of Victor Abilama and Helen Nassar. She was bestowed the title Emira as she was a descendant of Lebanon’s ruling family. Emira was an honor and responsibility that she would carry throughout her life. She attended the American University of Beirut. Her first career was as a flight attendant with British Airways, not only a career but would lead her to meeting her husband.  She married Carl Fra ...

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James B. Blackburn, Sr. OCT 18, 1925 - JAN 22, 2020

James B. Blackburn, Sr.

James B. Blackburn (J.B.), born October 18, 1925, near Dover in Screven County, Georgia, died January 22, 2020 at Candler Hospital after a brief illness. He was educated in the public schools of Screven County and graduated at the age of 16 from Rocky Ford High School in 1941. After graduation, he found work at Savannah Machine and Foundry, working on electric engines and then at Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation, building Liberty ships. At 18 years old, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in World War II in the South Pacific as a radarman on a sea-going tugboat. After the war, he e ...

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Kyleigh Mills Lindsey AUG 23, 2012 - JAN 21, 2020

Kyleigh Mills Lindsey

Kyleigh Mills Lindsey, age 7, of Ellabell, Georgia gained her angel wings January 21, 2020 at the Egleston Campus of Children’s Hospital of Atlanta.  She was surrounded by her family and an amazing team of doctors and nurses. Kyleigh was born August 23, 2012 in Asheville, North Carolina to Wendy Lightfoot Lindsey and Kyle Lindsey.  She has lived the last 3 ½ years with her Aunt Gail Lightfoot Perry, her Uncle Eddie Perry and her “brother-cousins” Ethan, Jack and Aidan Perry.  Kyleigh was also blessed to gain a “sister-cousin” when Ethan ma ...

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Esther Stevenson Thornton SEP 30, 1936 - JAN 20, 2020

Esther Stevenson Thornton

Esther Stevenson Thornton passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 with her daughter at her side.  She was born September 30, 1936 in McBurg, Tennessee.  Esther was the youngest of twelve, and was the last surviving sibling.  She attended business college in Nashville on a basketball scholarship.  After college, she married her high school sweetheart and they moved to Savannah where she enjoyed a banking career of forty-five years, (once named top teller in Georgia).  Esther enjoyed playing the piano, having played in her youth at McBurg Methodist Church.  She love ...

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Bette "Cookie" Odom Siddall JAN 06, 1943 - JAN 19, 2020

Bette

Bette “Cookie” Odom Siddall, 77, of Savannah, Georgia died peacefully on January 19, 2020 at Summer Breeze, comforted by family and her dog, Lucy. Cookie was born on January 6, 1943 in Savannah, graduated from Jenkins High School and resided in Savannah most of her life. Cookie is preceded in death by her mother, Mary Ruth Odom, her father, James Donald Odom, and her loving husband Charles Siddall. Surviving are her two daughters, Dabny (Michael) Schwarz, Carla (Stuart) McLellan, her son, Eric (Lara) Siddall, and five grandchildren, Taylor Schwarz, Jessica Schwarz, Keller McL ...

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Michael Jeffery Lance AUG 30, 1955 - JAN 19, 2020

Michael Jeffery Lance

Michael Jeffery Lance, 64, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Mike was born on August 30, 1955 in Greenville, South Carolina to Paul Andrew and Helen (Sandy) Becker Lance. He was a follower of Christ and worshipped at Community Bible Church. Mike moved to Savannah in 1972. He received a BS in Mathematics from Armstrong State College in 1977 and began his career in the computer field. Mike worked at Savannah Foods and Industries for 20 years as a programmer and analyst before joining Atlantic Wood Industries ...

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James Arthur McClure JUN 11, 1926 - JAN 18, 2020

James Arthur McClure

It is with deep sorrow that the family of James Arthur McClure announces his peaceful passing on January 18, 2020 in Savannah, Georgia. He was 93. Jim was born in New London, Connecticut on June 11, 1926 to Homer Lowell McClure and Mary Martha Blake McClure. He is predeceased by his parents and his brother Robert McClure. He is survived by his beloved wife of 71 years, Mary Dorman McClure, his brother H. Lowell McClure Jr., nephew Peter McClure (Mary Diane), nieces Kona Horler (Terence) and Lani McClure (Tim Condon), and treasured great-nephew Spencer McClure. Jim proudly served his country ...

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Florence Elizabeth Nowell Wilson DEC 19, 1939 - JAN 18, 2020

Florence Elizabeth Nowell Wilson

Florence Elizabeth Nowell Wilson, 80, of Savannah, died on January 18, 2020.  “Beth” was pre-deceased by her father, Oliver Alphonso Nowell and mother, Juanita Dasher Nowell.  She was a graduate of Savannah High school. She is survived by her husband Jack; daughter, Doris Sumner (Arthur); sister, Nita Williams (James); brother, Hugh Oliver Nowell (Carolyn); and sister, June Deanie Donahue (Robert) and several cherished nieces and nephews. Beth was employed at Kaiser Agricultural Chemical Company and later in life as a paraprofessional for Savannah Chatham County ...

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Armadell "Faye" Enzor OCT 11, 1936 - JAN 18, 2020

Armadell

Armadell “Faye” Enzor, 83, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center.  She was born October 11, 1936 in Portal, GA to the late Jack and Mamie Turner Sparks.  Faye worked for Kmart, Lerners clothing store, and also for Dr. James Metts.  She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jimmy Enzor, two sisters, Mildred Mayo, and Myrtice Williams, one brother, Eugene Sparks, and one sister-in-law, Bobby Jean Yates.  She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and many other relatives. Visitation ...

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Mary Lee Abruzzio MAY 14, 1919 - JAN 18, 2020

Mary Lee Abruzzio

Mary Abruzzio, 100, of Savannah, Georgia, died peacefully in her sleep on January 18, 2020, at Thunderbolt Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Thunderbolt, Georgia.   Born in Savannah, Georgia on May 14, 1919 and predeceased by her parents, Lula and Desi Lee and her late husband, CMSGT Peter Abruzzio (1918-2000) of Rome, New York. Survivors include her two children, Jennifer Moore (George) of Madison, Alabama and Tony Abruzzio (Sherry) of Tybee Island, Georgia.  Her six grandchildren, Holly Abruzzio, Jill Abruzzio, Stacie Abruzzio, Justin Moore, Erica Moore and Aliso ...

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Nancy Phillips Miller NOV 28, 1937 - JAN 18, 2020

Nancy Phillips Miller

Nancy Phillips Miller, 82, passed away peacefully January 18, 2020 at home under the care of Hospice Savannah surrounded by her husband and children after a 2-1/2 year valiant battle with ovarian cancer. She was born November 28, 1937 in St. Louis, MO the youngest of 10 children born to Alroy and Mildred Phillips. She was a graduate of Beaumont High School in St. Louis and attended the College of Wooster (Ohio) where she met her future husband Thomas.  She spent most of her life as a homemaker in Orrville, OH, attended the Orrville First Presbyterian church, and was an active member of ...

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Marjorie Hurst Adams SEP 06, 1927 - JAN 17, 2020

Marjorie Hurst Adams

Marjorie Hurst Adams, 92, went to be with her Lord, Friday, January 17, 2020, while under the care of Hospice at Azalealand Nursing Home. She was born in Savannah to William (Dessie) and Bertie Hurst. In 1950, Mrs. Adams married Cecil L. Adams. He was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, which allowed them to travel extensively before returning to Savannah.  After lovingly raising her children, she took a job as an office manager for twenty years with Nabisco. Mrs. Adams was a faithful servant of her Lord as a member of Central Church of Christ for over fifty years. In addition to her pa ...

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Troy Albert Bouy AUG 30, 1929 - JAN 16, 2020

Troy Albert Bouy

Troy Albert Bouy, 90, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, January 16, 2020 surrounded by his family. Troy was born on August 30, 1929 to Joseph Albert & Antionette Trouard Bouy in the Sugar Refinery Village in Port Wentworth, GA. He attended Lake Charles High School for two years in Louisiana before graduating from Savannah High in 1949 and graduated from Southern Tech. After college, he returned home and joined the Air National Guard Reserves. He married the love of his life, Frances Bacon Bouy, on August 14, 1954. Mr. Bouy was a retired residential and commercial builder in ...

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Thomas Paul O'Brien NOV 25, 1955 - JAN 16, 2020

Thomas Paul O'Brien

Tom O’Brien, 64, of Savannah, GA, piano instructor, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Memorial Hospital. Born November 25, 1955 in Jacksonville, FL, Tom was an only child to Thomas and Anne O’Brien of Savannah, GA.  Tom attended The Savannah Country Day School, Jacksonville University, Boston University, and was a music major studying classical piano and voice.  Tom spent some early career years working in corporate America before he decided to pursue his true love of piano with teaching Tom was preceded in death by both parents--his father, Thomas Sr in 1972 and h ...

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Bernard W. Grozine - JAN 15, 2020

Bernard W. Grozine

Bernard "Bernie" William Grozine, 69, passed away peacefully at home on January 15, 2020, surrounded by his wife and children after a heroic battle against pancreatic cancer.  He was born May 6, 1950, in New York, New York, the son of Dr. John and Felice Grozine.  Bernie attended the University of Georgia where he met his beloved wife, Sharon.  He graduated in 1972 before earning his Master's Degree in History, also from the University of Georgia.  He and Sharon were married on November 1, 1975. Savannah became Bernie and his family's forever home in 19 ...

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John M. DeLoach SEP 27, 1965 - JAN 15, 2020

John M. DeLoach

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Dustin E. Meeks OCT 11, 1980 - JAN 14, 2020

Dustin E. Meeks

Dustin E. Meeks, age 39, went home to be with his Lord Jesus, who he loved, on January 14, 2020 (2 Cor. 5:8).   He was at home with his parents at the time of his passing.  Dustin was born and lived in Savannah all his life.  Dustin was a friend to many and loved everyone with a special God given gift of unconditional love.  Because of his unique loving personality, he was also loved by many people.  Before his mobility began to be restricted, Dustin worked PT at several places, including the Chic-fil-A restaurant at Oglethorpe Mall, ...

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Anna Cone Seyle OCT 01, 1925 - JAN 14, 2020

Anna Cone Seyle

Anna Cone Seyle, 94, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2020.  Born on October 1, 1925 in Statesboro, Georgia, she was the daughter of Howell Cobb Cone and Katharine Parker Cone and was the last born of seven children.  The family relocated to Savannah in 1933 when her father was appointed Collector of Customs by President Franklin Roosevelt Anna was predeceased by her parents, her husband of 48 years, Charles Winchester Seyle, Sr.; brothers, Howell Cobb Cone, Jr., William Cone, Thomas Cone, and sisters, Sarah Katharine Bowen, Constance Cone and Frances Lambright. She attend ...

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Cecil Brux DeLorme - JAN 12, 2020

Cecil Brux DeLorme

Cecil Brux DeLorme, 88, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 at his residence.  He was born in 1931 in Charleston, SC, son of Charles T. DeLorme and Leonie Brux DeLorme. He was a graduate of Savannah High School, Armstrong College and the University of Georgia.  He also studied law at the Gilbert Johnson Law School and passed the Georgia Bar. Shortly thereafter, he joined Great Dane Trailers as manager of Industrial Relations and retired in 1995 from the position of Corporate Employee Relations Manager. Mr. DeLorme was a member of the Georgia and Savannah Bar Associations, T ...

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Stephen C. Russell - JAN 10, 2020

Stephen C. Russell

Stephen Christopher Russell, age 50, of Savannah, Georgia died Friday, January 10, 2020 in the care of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He was surrounded by his family and friends. Steve was born in Columbus, Georgia on December 7, 1969 to Suzanne Russell. He grew up in Atlanta and then moved to Savannah in 1990 where he began working at Austin’s Steakhouse on Wilmington Island. In 1994 Steve started working for St. Joseph’s Candler Health System in the printing department and then moved into the Information Services Department, where he continued to work for the p ...

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Russell W. Bennett JUL 13, 1925 - JAN 10, 2020

Russell W. Bennett

Russell W. Bennett passed away on January 10, 2020 surrounded by his care givers at The Oaks skilled nursing facility Skidaway Island Savannah, GA. He was born on July 13, 1925 in Somerville, MA. His parents were Marion Gladys (Bickford) and Mason Edward Bennett. He graduated from Worcester Academy and then earned a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University, Medford, MA. In 1950, he married Barbara Claire Ehrenborg. They were married for 55 years and had two daughters. Russell worked for Fisher Scientific Company (now Thermo Fisher Scientific) from 1952 to 1982 retiring as ...

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Barbara (Bobbie) Sabin Cole - JAN 09, 2020

Barbara (Bobbie) Sabin Cole

Barbara (Bobbie) Sabin Cole, age 89, of Savannah, Georgia and Lake Placid, New York, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Bobbie died peacefully in her home in Savannah, surrounded by family.  She was born to the late Edward Dana Sabin and Dorothy Mullen Sabin of Jamaica Estates, New York on November 9, 1930. Bobbie attended St. Mary’s School in Garden City New York, before attending Smith College where she majored in English.  Bobbie was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, David Hamilton Cole.  She was a principal in Taylor Travel, Inc., located in Chapp ...

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Joel Donald Lynch SEP 07, 1935 - JAN 09, 2020

Joel Donald Lynch

Joel Donald Lynch, 84, died peacefully on Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Joel was born in LaGrange, GA on September 7, 1935 to Walter and Nettie Lou Lynch.  He graduated from Oglethorpe University, did graduate work at Emory University, and received a law degree from Tulane University. He married the former Dottie Eisenberg of Savannah in February 1959. Joel pursued a career in financial services, beginning his lifetime work at Loeb Rhoades in New York City.  He moved to Savannah in the early 1960s where he joined what would become The Robinson-Humphrey Company.  He was a p ...

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Alice St. Clair Ehlers - JAN 08, 2020

Alice St. Clair Ehlers

Alice St. Clair Ehlers died in Savannah on January 8, 2020. Born in Savannah, she graduated from the Pape School and worked for many years at her father’s insurance business. In her later years she worked as a nurse’s aide.  She was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church and also active with the Bethel Church services at Signature Healthcare. She is survived by her nephews, Asheton B. Call of Chandler, Arizona, and Charles C. Call of Los Angeles, California and her grandniece Katerina E. Call of Phoenix, Arizona. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January ...

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Mildred C. Roush - JAN 08, 2020

Mildred C. Roush

Mildred Clayton Roush, 96, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Abercorn Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her son and daughter. She was born April 2, 1923 in Ridgeville, South Carolina to Katherine Green Clayton and Middleton Samuel Clayton of Givhans, SC.   She attended Ridgeville High School where she was Valedictorian of her class. She also attended the University of Cincinnati and the College of Charleston. Her professional career was in credit with Allied Department stores working in various cities including Savannah, GA, Cincinnati, Ohio and Greensboro, NC. She was awar ...

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Dr. Irving Victor - JAN 08, 2020

Dr. Irving Victor

Dr. Irving Victor, 97, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, surrounded by family following a brief illness. Dr. Victor (Vic) was born in Savannah on May 15, 1922, the son of the late Jules and Cecelia Kassell Victor. He graduated from Savannah High School and Armstrong Junior College in 1941 where he was valedictorian and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia where he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Scholastic Society. He received his medical degree from The Medical College of Georgia where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. D ...

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Harry L. Wilson, III JUL 17, 1927 - JAN 05, 2020

Harry L. Wilson, III

Harry L. Wilson, III, 92, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Memorial Health University Center. Harry was a lifelong resident of Savannah. He was predeceased by his parents, Edna and Harry L. Wilson, Jr. and a stepson, Carl Bass. Harry served in the U.S. Navy prior to serving as a medic in the U.S. Marine Corp. during World War II and the Korean Conflict. After his honorable discharge from the Marines, Harry continued to serve his country in the National Guard during the Vietnam Conflict. He later retired from Kennickell Printing after 39 years of service. Harry is s ...

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Beverly Sillman NOV 25, 1930 - JAN 05, 2020

Beverly Sillman

Beverly Sillman, 89, died peacefully on Sunday January 5, 2020 at Memorial Health University Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Beverly was born in Brownsville, NY & eventually relocated to Boca Raton, FL. She received a bachelors degree in nursing and served as a registered nurse for many year. She supported Brandeis University by organizing charitable events. Beverly leaves behind a daughter and son-in-law, Esta Harper and Eddie Harper of Savannah; a son and daughter-in-law, Joel and Linda Sillman  of Key West, FL; a granddaughter and her husband, Rebecca and Jare ...

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Brenda Hensley Spencer JUL 27, 1944 - JAN 04, 2020

Brenda Hensley Spencer

Brenda Hensley Spencer passed away on January 4, 2020 at home surrounded by her family.   She is survived by her spouse of 53 years, Jay Spencer, Jr., her son Jay Spencer III, her daughter Jennifer Spencer Rivera and son in law, David Rivera.  Two sisters, Jacqueline Hensley Edwards and Frances Hensley and her spouse Jim Okey also survive. Brenda was born in Morganton, North Carolina and loved the place where she grew up and always thought of it as home. Brenda was an educator and lifelong student, earning degrees from Appalachian State University, the University of Tennessee ...

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CDR. Thomas Williams Wright (USN, Ret.) MAR 03, 1943 - JAN 03, 2020

CDR. Thomas Williams Wright (USN, Ret.)

On Friday, January 3, 2020, Thomas Williams Wright of Savannah, GA passed away at 76. Tom was born on March 3, 1943 in San Francisco, CA to Donald Graham and Jean Placak Wright. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he completed the NROTC Program. After completing his tour in Vietnam, Tom met his future wife, Marilyn Greer Moulton and they were married in 1970. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Commander after 21 years of dedicated service. While in Savannah, Tom was active in the Maritime Community and veterans groups. He loved his family and friend ...

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Marjorie L. Nelson - JAN 03, 2020

Marjorie L. Nelson

Marjorie Anne Nelson, 90, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 surrounded by her husband John Nelson and family. She was born November 27, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois and lived in Chicago, Lacrosse, Wisconsin, White Bear Lake, Minnesota and Savannah for the last 20 years.  She obtained a Master’s degree in teaching and taught for 28 years in White Bear Lake. Surviving are her husband, John Nelson; children, Linda Marquardt, Tom Nelson, Steve Nelson and spouses, Alan Marquardt, Diane Nelson, Kris Nelson; grandchildren, David (Natalie) and Megan Marquardt; Brandon and Taylor Nelson ...

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Rebecca Amy Reeder Martin - JAN 02, 2020

Rebecca Amy Reeder Martin

Rebecca Amy Reeder Martin was called into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Amy was born in Charlotte, NC on March 24th, 1960 to Harry Lloyd Reeder, Jr. and Evelyne Sheehan Reeder. Amy is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 35 years, Charles (Charlie) Conrad Martin, Jr., her children Rebecca Martin Dugal (James), Charles Conrad Martin, III (Sarah), granddaughter Cecilia Martin, her brother, Harry L. Reeder, III (Cindy), and her sister, Beth R. Thomas, (Robert). She is preceded in death by her parents Harry and Evelyne Reeder and her sister Vicki ...

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Marion John Stoupenos - JAN 02, 2020

Marion John Stoupenos

Marion John Stoupenos, 84, November 21, 1935-January 2, 2020. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and great friend. Preceded in death by his son Paul, his parents John and Loukia Stoupenos, and his brother, Taso Stoupenos. Born in Strovolos, Cyprus, he immigrated to the United States with his family to South Carolina at 11 years old, became a citizen, and served in the U.S. Army. For 28 years, he managed several McCrory stores around the United States, including two in the Savannah area (H.L. Green in Garden City and McCrory's at Oglethorpe Mall). He was an award winni ...

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Stuart Crowningshield Herrick MAR 07, 1921 - JAN 02, 2020

Stuart Crowningshield Herrick

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Jeanette "Jean" LoBianco Prout OCT 20, 1927 - JAN 01, 2020

Jeanette

Jeanette "Jean" LoBianco Prout, 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday January 1st, 2020, at Hospice Savannah, Inc. Born and raised in Memphis, TN, she called Savannah her home for the last 25 years. She was a communicant of St. Peter the Apostle Church. She was an extraordinary tough, Italian lady and definitely one of a kind. A fabulous cook, who never followed a recipe, she called it "shooting from the hip." A loving and generous mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, her family was most important to her. She leaves behind her daughters, Diana Hatfield Loudakis ...

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Richard Nelson "Doc" Henry - JAN 01, 2020

Richard Nelson

Savannah, GA Richard Nelson "Doc" Henry, 77 passed away January 1, 2020 at his home. Nelson spent his youth growing up in Screven County, Georgia where he graduated from Screven County High School in 1960. Upon graduation, Nelson became an apprentice electrician with M.L. Smith Electric in Garden City, Georgia for a few years, and left to become a Journeyman Electrician and eventually a Master Electrician with Rabey Electric in Savannah, Georgia for 34 years. Upon retirement “Doc” spent his years caring for his family and friends in any way he could, whether th ...

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Jean G. Doney - JAN 01, 2020

Jean G. Doney

Marjorie Jean Gilreath Doney, 88, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Memorial Health. She was born November 2, 1931 in Savannah to the late Birl Arthur and Alice Carter Gilreath. Jean was a longtime member of Wesley Oak United Methodist Church and the American Legion Post 184 Ladies Auxiliary. Jean loved the mountains and camping, as well as cooking for her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Michael Doney, Jr. Surviving are her 3 sons, Michael Doney of Morganton, NC, Joe Doney (Betty Jo) of Midway, GA, and Mark Doney (Sheila) of Richmond Hill, GA. Also survivi ...

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David Luther Wright, Jr. NOV 14, 1944 - DEC 31, 2019

David Luther Wright, Jr.

David Luther Wright, Jr. passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019 after a long illness. He is survived by his wife Lucy; son, Mathew and his wife Karen; son, Kevin and his wife Kim; grandchildren, Parker, Wesley, Avery, Grayson, Davis and sister, Debbie Harris. DAVID DID IT HIS WAY! ...

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Barbara Williams Mattox SEP 05, 1928 - DEC 30, 2019

Barbara Williams Mattox

Barbara W. Mattox, 91, passed away on Monday December 30, 2019. She was born in Savannah, September 5, 1928, the daughter of Robert Nelson Williams and Lenora Elizabeth Henderson Williams. Mrs. Mattox retired after thirty-nine years with Bell South Telephone Company where she was a clerical supervisor. She was a member of Savannah Area Republican Women and Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church and the Fellowship Sunday Senior Class. Her husband, William Kenneth Mattox preceded her in death. She is survived by her sister, Betty W. Seymour and several nieces and nephews. A graveside ...

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William ("Jay") Dwight Fulwiler - DEC 30, 2019

William (

WILLIAM (“JAY”) DWIGHT FULWILER Bill (“Jay”) passed away into the arms of Christ, December 30th, 2019, at the age of 48, following a tragic car accident. Bill was born in Winston-Salem, NC, January 8th, 1971, and grew up in West Ashley, Charleston, S.C.  He graduated from Middleton High School and went on to graduate from the University of Georgia where he became a Georgia Bulldog fan through and through. He also worked as a manager at City Electric Supply, in Statesboro GA. Those who knew Bill loved his sense of humor, which made everyone burst into fits ...

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Gloria Garlick Bogle JAN 01, 1926 - DEC 30, 2019

Gloria Garlick Bogle

Gloria Garlick Bogle passed away on December 30, 2019. Gloria was born in Wappingers Falls, NY in 1926 to Dr. William E. Garlick and Lydia Booth Garlick. She graduated from Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, NY in 1943 and Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA in 1947 with a BA in Mathematics. She married William F. Bogle, Sr. in October 1949. Gloria and Bill knew each other all their lives, even sharing a playpen together as children. After graduation from Wellesley she worked for Texaco and IBM, having to resign from the latter when she was married as IBM did not permit married women to ho ...

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Kenneth R. Richbourg MAY 05, 1942 - DEC 28, 2019

Kenneth R. Richbourg

Kenneth R. Richbourg, 77, of Savannah, GA died Saturday, December 28, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Moses and Blanche Richbourg and grandson, Kenneth Blake Richbourg.  Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Jeanette Richbourg; daughter Dawn Hite (Dean) of Calhoun, GA; son Jeff Richbourg (Laura Mulens and her son Alex Mulens) of Jupiter, FL; daughter-in-law, Sarah Richbourg of Savannah, GA.  Grandchildren, Madeline Swafford (Hutch) of Calhoun, GA; Rebecca Hite of Calhoun, GA; and David Richbourg of Savannah, GA. Mr. Richbourg is also survived by brothers, Donald Ri ...

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Claire Peterson Barsic MAR 23, 1964 - DEC 27, 2019

Claire Peterson Barsic

Claire Peterson Barsic passed away on December 27, 2019 after a long battle with Multiple System Atrophy. Claire was born on March 23, 1964 in New York City (Queens) to Edward and Helen Peterson.  The Peterson family moved to Savannah in 1968 where Claire would spend the majority of her life.  Claire graduated from Nativity of Our Lord School in 1978, Saint Vincent’s Academy in 1982 and then received a BFA in video from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 1986.  After working for Comcast, WTOC and the US Army, Claire returned to college for another bachelor’ ...

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Julia "Julie" Ann Barrett JUL 27, 1923 - DEC 26, 2019

Julia

Julia (Julie) Ann Barrett died on 12/26/2019 at The Oaks at the Marshes of Skidaway Island at age 96. Julie was born in St. Joe, Missouri, and lived in many locations before relocating to The Landings in Savannah, Georgia. She enjoyed 3 different homes at The Landings and loved the social scene there. During her life at The Landings, she served as President of Land Lovers, Chaired the 1989 Flea Market, and was an early female member of the Kiwanis club. In addition, Julie gave freely of her time, mentoring at the Hesse School, and working as a youth advocate for children with the court syst ...

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Ruth (Betty) Stafford Holland - DEC 26, 2019

Ruth (Betty) Stafford Holland

Ruth (Betty) Stafford Holland, 87, died at her home in Savannah, GA on December 26th, 2019 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born on November 13th, 1932 in Rentz, Georgia and lived most of her life in Collins, GA.  Betty was a lifelong member of the Collins Baptist Church and served as the City Clerk of the City of Collins for 41 years. She loved working and being a part of the Collins community, spending time around her loved ones and baking fruitcake cookies any chance she could get. She spent the last 5 years traveling coast to coast spending time with her children and ...

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Tanya Denise Evans (Mills) DEC 07, 1957 - DEC 25, 2019

Tanya Denise Evans (Mills)

Tanya Denise Evans (Mills), also affectionately known as “Gigi”, peacefully went home to her Lord and Savior on December 25, 2019. A faithful, spiritual, fun, and selfless woman; Gigi lived a life devoted to her three children. This continued in the role she cherished most recently as “Gigi” to her five grandchildren, whom she constantly chased with a promise to “get her shuga”. She spent her childhood on Talahi and Tybee Islands where she was known as a “Mills girl” which was a synonym for “fun, vivacious, and independent”. Never ...

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David Wayne Clanton JAN 18, 1955 - DEC 25, 2019

David Wayne Clanton

David Wayne Clanton, 64, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2019 in Savannah. He was born January 18, 1955 in Savannah, GA to the late Lt. Col. Charles C. Clanton, Jr. (U.S.A.F. retired) and Helen McQuilan Clanton. David retired as a salesman from Yancey Power Systems. He was of the Catholic faith and was an avid outdoorsman, and loved to play golf. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles C. Clanton, III. Surviving are two daughters, Elizabeth Clanton, and Jennifer Clanton, both of Savannah, his sister and brother-in-law, Lynn and Larry Palmer, and ...

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Geraldine Baker Grantham (Geri) JUN 30, 1935 - DEC 24, 2019

Geraldine Baker Grantham (Geri)

Geraldine Baker Grantham (Geri), age 84, died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 in Cartersville, Georgia.  She was born on June 30, 1935 in Savannah, Georgia to her loving parents William Cooper Baker, Sr. and Nona Rosemond Smith Baker, both of whom precede her in death. Although Geri spent the last several years of her life in Cartersville, she was a longtime resident of Savannah and was a familiar face in the Montgomery area on the Southside.  She enjoyed spending time with family, especially when fresh Georgia seafood was involved.  Geri is even credite ...

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Desmond Kailus Beal - DEC 22, 2019

Desmond Kailus Beal

Desmond Kailus Beal, the stillborn son of Ebon T. Beal and Lunie Beal, passed away on December 22, 2019 at St. Joseph's/Candler hospital and transitioned to heaven into the arms of Jesus Christ. Left to grieve this loss are his parents, his brothers: Jayden Vincent, Isaac, and Lucas. Also, the maternal and paternal grandparents, maternal grandmother, as well as the uncles and aunts from both sides of the family are in mourning. A memorial service will be held 12:00 pm on January 18, 2020 at Faith Deliverance Apostolic Church in Savannah, Georgia. There will not be a burial and attendees ar ...

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Mrs. Lorine Lynette Thompson Burroughs - DEC 20, 2019

Mrs. Lorine Lynette Thompson Burroughs

Mrs. Lorine Lynette Thompson Burroughs, of Savannah, passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 peacefully in her sleep due to a long illness. Lorine was born in Glennville, Georgia, June 18, 1936, daughter of the late Fred Thompson and Inez Thompson Barrow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Simon H. Burroughs, and her son, Brian H. Burroughs. She was married to Simon 49 years until his death in 2005. Lorine graduated from Glennville High School in 1954 and attended Brewton-Parker Junior College until she became a devoted wife and mother. Throughout her life, she remained a symbol of ...

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Walter Tannie Arnsdorff DEC 20, 1964 - DEC 20, 2019

Walter Tannie Arnsdorff

Savannah, Georgia Walt Arnsdorff, 66, passed away at home on December 20, 2019.  Walt was born December 20, 1953 in Savannah, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Anna Arnsdorff; his children, Tannie and his wife Martha; Will and his wife Tina; as well as his beloved granddaughters, Marley and Dylan. A memorial service will be held on Monday, December 23, at 2pm with visitation an hour prior at St. Michael's and All Angels Episcopal Church, 3101 Waters Avenue. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Urban Hope at Urban Hope Inc. at PO Box 8244, Savannah, Ga 31412. ...

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Mary Katherine "Katie" Mell NOV 20, 1960 - DEC 19, 2019

Mary Katherine

Mary Katherine “Katie” Mell died unexpectedly while a patient in Memorial University Medical Center at the age of 59. She was the fourth daughter born to Vergie and Vic Mell.  She was definitely one of a kind.  From the day she was born until the day she died Katie always had the needs of others in mind.  She was the kindest, most gentle soul, always wanting to help anyone at any time.  If you met her once, she knew your name and you were her friend forever.  She loved life, dancing and most of all….boiled crabs.  Katie worked with Tammy Myri ...

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Cuong Le NOV 11, 1964 - DEC 19, 2019

Cuong Le

Savannah, GA Cuong Le, age 55, died December 19, 2019.  The Vietnam native lived in Savannah and was a chef at Kobe Steakhouse on Hilton Head Island. Surviving, all of Savannah, are his wife, My Huynh; daughters, Christie Huynh (Robert To) and Marie Le; sons, Vincent Le and Justin Le; and grandson, Noah To. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 23, 2019 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Thunderbolt. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.   ...

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Nellie Wallace Tanner - DEC 19, 2019

Nellie Wallace Tanner

Nellie Wallace Tanner, 91, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019 at her residence.   The lifelong resident of Savannah was a homemaker and a sixty plus year member of Bible Baptist Church.  She taught Sunday school for over 50 years and was very involved in the church day care.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harris Tanner and daughter, Nancy Tanner Agnew and three sisters. Above all, Mrs. Tanner loved her Lord and her church family at Bible Baptist Church.  Serving the church whether it was teaching in Sunday school, assisting in the daycare or support ...

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Howard Parker Nuske - DEC 19, 2019

Howard Parker Nuske

Howard Parker Nuske, 43, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Thursday, December 19, 2019 at University Hospital in Cleveland. Howard was born in Bedford, Ohio where he lived for many years prior to moving to Georgia.   He worked in construction and roofing and recently returned to Bedford to be with family.  Howard was a loving and caring son, father, brother, grandson and uncle. He was the beloved son of Howard E. Nuske and Kathie A. Dawson; father of Jacob Watson, brother of Brian S. Nuske and Heather L. Nuske; grandson of Iris A. Dawson and Howard W. Nuske; ...

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Gerard James Bergen JUL 08, 1942 - DEC 19, 2019

Gerard James Bergen

Gerard “Jerry” James Bergen, 77, died Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Spanish Oaks Hospice in Savannah following a brave battle with Alzheimer’s. He was surrounded by his loving family. He leaves his wife of 50 years, Joyce (Thompson) Bergen and three sons and their families: Christopher Bergen and his wife, Amanda, of Charlotte, NC; Joseph Bergen and his wife, Casey, currently of Shanghai, China; Patrick Bergen and his wife, Christie, of Savannah, GA; as well as six loving grandchildren: Alexander, Catherine, Marissa, Zachary, Ellie, and Brooklyn. Several cousins also ...

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Helen E. Wilson NOV 25, 1928 - DEC 18, 2019

Helen E. Wilson

Helen E. Wilson, 91, of Statesboro, GA, passed away December 18, 2019, after a brief illness. She was born November 25, 1928, in Savannah, GA and resided in Bradenton, FL, from April 20, 1980 until November 30, 2018 when she moved to Statesboro, GA. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1950 and was a member of Christ Church. Helen served 12 years in the Navy (WAVES) as a Yeoman from September 1952 until November 1964.  Services included Newport, RI, Hawaiian Sea Frontier, Pearl Harbor, NAS Jacksonville, FL and the Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, D.C. at the Pentagon. ...

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Sigbert H. All, Jr. NOV 26, 2016 - DEC 17, 2019

Sigbert H. All, Jr.

Sigbert H. All, Jr., 93, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Morningside of Savannah. Sig was born in Savannah November 25, 1926 to Sigbert Henry All and Marie Reckling All. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy and was a repairman with Southern Bell Telephone Company. On December 30, 1950, he married his wife of fifty-three years, Josephine Parker All. He was an alumni of St. Thomas Boys Home and Benedictine Military School class of 1947. He was a member of Southern Bell Pioneers, St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, Irish Heritage Society, American Legion Tybee Island Post 154 ...

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Margaret Vaughn MAY 02, 1923 - DEC 17, 2019

Margaret Vaughn

Margaret Vaughn, 96, died peacefully at her home in Savannah, Georgia on December 17th, 2019, attended by her family. Margaret was born to James and Margaret Finlayson in Glasgow, Scotland in 1923.  Known as Pearl, she served in the British Women’s Land Army during WWII, before obtaining an educational degree from Jordanhill College in Glasgow. She taught elementary school children in Glasgow before beginning extensive and lifelong travels around the world with her husband, Dr. John Vaughn. Margaret made Savannah her home in 1969, serving as a docent at Davenport House, and volun ...

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Mitchell W. Bass, Jr. - DEC 16, 2019

Mitchell W. Bass, Jr.

Mr. Mitchell William (Mickey) Bass Jr., of Nevils, formerly of Savannah, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, at his home. He was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia, September 14, 1932, son of the late Mitchell William Bass Sr. and Willa Wall Bass. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Edwin H. Bass (Mildred), and Franklin C. Bass. Mr. Bass was a US Navy veteran serving in the Korean Conflict. He was stationed on the USS Dixie AD14 in San Diego, California as a Radioman First Class. He and his loving wife were married on November 8, 1952 in San Diego, California where they resided for ...

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Marilyn Thomas Powers - DEC 16, 2019

Marilyn Thomas Powers

Marilyn Thomas Powers, 94, of Tybee Island, GA, passed away on December 16, 2019 peacefully in her sleep. Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel with a rosary beginning at 6:30 p.m. led by Father Thomas Peyton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee Island on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. celebrated by Monsignor P. James Costigan, VF of St. Peter The Apostle Catholic Church. Burial will follow the Mass at Hillcrest Abb ...

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James Christopher Trice - DEC 15, 2019

James Christopher Trice

James Christopher Trice, February 25, 1969 - December 15, 2019. Chris Trice was gentle, kind, dry witted & a friend in the truest sense of the word. He loved his friends like family and, in return, they loved him back. He was a brother and best friend. He told it to you straight and honestly without “pulling punches” and was usually delivered with some dry humor at just the right time. He loved Buffet & Chesney and enjoyed them both with a cold Corona and the appropriate lime. He loved his Lord and his Church and was never afraid of demonstrating its importance in his life. ...

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Joseph Gerald Sauers, Jr. MAY 11, 1952 - DEC 14, 2019

Joseph Gerald Sauers, Jr.

Joseph Gerald Sauers, Jr., 67, of Savannah, passed away from a relatively short illness on Saturday, December 14, 2019. Joe … Little Joe … #1 … Sleepy … or Sparky, depending on when you met him (or whichever name you liked best; our favorite was Dad) was born May 11, 1952 to Joseph and Jean Collins Sauers, also of Savannah. Joe was truly one of a kind. Before retiring, you would find him sleeping in his truck, while occasionally working, down at the Ports. After retiring, you could find him in his yard growing beautiful vegetables or building a shed, cornhole boa ...

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Rebecca B. Heckard - DEC 14, 2019

Rebecca B. Heckard

Rebecca Beamer Heckard died peacefully in Savannah, Georgia on Saturday, December 14, 2019.   Rebecca was born in Mount Airy, NC on January 1, 1924. She was the personification of grace and elegance and all who knew and loved her admired her talent, intelligence, strength and wit. Rebecca was blessed with a gift for music and a love of all things beautiful. In her youth, she became a member of the First Baptist Church where she sang with the church choir, frequently as a soloist. While in college she sang with the College Traveling Choir. After graduating from Limestone College ...

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Eugene "Gene" McDonald - DEC 14, 2019

Eugene

Eugene “Gene” McDonald died peacefully in his home December 14, 2019 and joined his parents Frank and Eleanor McDonald and his son Keith McDonald to rest in eternal peace. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Diane, his daughters Denise McKinney and Nicole McDonald, his son-in-law Jeff McKinney, his grandchildren Ryan, Aiden, Joseph, Julia, Graeme, Ellie and Bethany, as well as his brothers Frank, Tom and Brian. He was born March 3, 1943 in Bronx, New York. In 1964 he graduated SUNY Maritime College with a Bachelor of Science degree. in nuclear and marine engineerin ...

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Jill Nichole Newman - DEC 14, 2019

Jill Nichole Newman

Jill Nichole Newman, 50, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jill was born in Savannah and a long-time resident of Wilmington Island. She worked in banking for many years and was known for her friendly demeanor and exuberant beautiful smile. Her most important responsibility however, was nurturing, protecting, caring and loving her family. Jill had a deep affection for her friends, loved gardening, and could not pass up a good consignment shop. She inspired many people with her courage and positive attitude toward any adversity that came b ...

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Hayley Ryann Marie Doe - DEC 13, 2019

Hayley Ryann Marie Doe

Hayley Ryann Marie Doe, 20, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019 in Madison County, Florida as a result of an automobile accident. Her dachshund Max was with her. Hayley was born in Savannah, daughter of Mark and Mary Doe. She was a 2017 graduate of Islands High School. After high school, she furthered her education enrolling at Savannah Vocation Technical School obtaining an Associate’s Degree as a Dental Assistant. Currently, she was continuing her education to become a Dental Hygienist. Hayley loved make-up and fashion. She was a vibrant life who brought light and excitement every ...

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Frank Harvey "Pete" Peterson - DEC 13, 2019

Frank Harvey

Frank Harvey ‘Pete’ Peterson was born 15 August 1920 on Vinalhaven Island, Maine, to Ambrose Ames and Cora Frances Abbott Peterson.  He lived for 99 years and died on 13 December 2019 in Savannah, Georgia. He was married for 67 happy years to Mary Dorothea Riley Peterson (deceased in 2010). Upon graduation from Vinalhaven High School in 1938 he attended the University of Maine with a mind to be a mechanical engineer.  However, Uncle Sam was looking for pilots, as WWII was ramping up.  After taking flying lessons in college he realized how much he loved flying a ...

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Katherine Bowman Floyd NOV 30, 1924 - DEC 12, 2019

Katherine Bowman Floyd

Katherine Bowman Floyd of Savannah died December 12, 2019. She was the widow of C. Lanier Floyd. Born in Savannah on November 30, 1924, she was the daughter of James Bowman and Catherine Mock Bowman. Katherine was a lifelong Presbyterian and a member of Montgomery Presbyterian Church for more than fifty years. She was active in Sunday School and the Women of the Church. Katherine retired from Memorial Medical Center after twenty years of service. Surviving are Katherine’s three children, Judith Tilton (Frank), Kathy Covington (Steven), and Steven Floyd (Laura); seven grandchi ...

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Nancy Johnson Marxsen - DEC 10, 2019

Nancy Johnson Marxsen

Nancy Johnson Marxsen, daughter of Thomas and Edith Askew Johnson, married the son of Edith’s best friend and bridge partner, taking his dare after just several dates.  Her newlywed husband, Craig Sutcliffe Marxsen, found almost immediate favor with her two brothers, Thomas Johnson III and William Johnson, and her sister, Edith Johnson (Scrap). Nancy later watched her husband receive a Ph.D. from Georgia State University after typing his dissertation for him.  Nancy went on to serve has her husband’s research assistant and housewife, accompanying him to the office near ...

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Tate A. Shiver - DEC 09, 2019

Tate A. Shiver

Tate A. Shiver, 79, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 at Memorial University Medical Center.  He was born in Savannah, son of legendary UGA all American, Ivey M. “Chick” and Sarah Hinton Shiver. Mr. Shiver was a 1959 graduate of H.V. Jenkins High School, a 1963 graduate of the University of Georgia where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and attended the LSU School of Banking.  After graduation, he began a 25-year career in banking with Savannah Bank & Trust where he retired as Vice President of Marketing.  He later purchased the Hudgins Company ...

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Sarah Evelyn Smith Mock Campbell APR 08, 1924 - DEC 07, 2019

Sarah Evelyn Smith Mock Campbell

Sarah Evelyn Smith Mock Campbell passed away at 8:00 p.m, December 7th, 2019, after 95 beautiful long-lived years that many would only dream of. She was born in Savannah, Georgia, April 8th, 1924 at the Telfair Hospital. Her early life was lived on Liberty Street with her sister, Dorothy Smith Carol and brother, Richard Clevland Smith.  She graduated from Savannah High school. She was the definition of an elegant southern belle. She loved cooking, horseback riding, and a fancy cocktail party, but most of all she loved her family. Some may remember her for her wonderful dishes that were ...

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J. Curtice Oertel MAY 27, 1935 - DEC 07, 2019

J. Curtice Oertel

J. Curtice Oertel, 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, December 7, 2019. He was born May 27, 1935 in Jersey City, NJ. Curt grew up in Westfield, NJ and graduated from Hobart College in Geneva, NY. His high school yearbook described him as he lived his life, a hard-hitting football captain, a ballplayer's ballplayer, master of ice hockey, a snappy dresser, embarrassed but an infectious grin, well mannered, shoulders for responsibility, and an inspiration to many. After 35 years of working in Sales and Marketing with Allied Chemical, Curt and his wife Carolyn ...

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Chris Smith JUL 05, 1985 - DEC 07, 2019

Chris Smith

Chris, 34, was called home to rest on December 7th, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital surrounded by his family. Chris was born on July 5th, 1985 in Richmond, VA to James Rodney Smith and the late Marsha Lee Douberly. Chris worked many years for Diass Service Center and became family to Bubba and Traci. He loved spending time with friends and family. He was a devoted son, brother, uncle and friend. He loved cooking and working or helping anyone that needed a hand. Anyone that had a chance to meet him was very unlikely to forget the everlasting touch he would leave on their life. Chri ...

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Tracy Evans Sauers JUN 11, 1958 - DEC 06, 2019

Tracy Evans Sauers

Tracy Evans Sauers, 61, of Savannah, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 6, 2019. Tracy was born in Savannah on June 11, 1958 to Charlie and Elsie Lucken Evans, also of Savannah. Tracy was reliable, opinionated, and someone you could always seek for advice. Her strength was known to everyone. She was a rock. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend to all. She will be missed by many. A 1976 graduate of Savannah High School and 1980 graduate of Georgia Southern University, Tracy was a cherished member of the Phi Mu Fraternity. She started h ...

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Montgomery Brown "Monty" Walker - DEC 05, 2019

Montgomery Brown

Montgomery Brown Walker MAVERICK, noun: an individual who is unconventional and independent, thinks and acts in his own way.   Monty Walker was such a man, a maverick.   Intelligent, strong, witty, fiercely independent, proud, loving, dedicated, and (yes, we know) stubborn – these were the characteristics of Monty’s life. Starting from a youth, Monty marched to his own drum and went his own way. Along the way, he touched many lives and brought great joy.   Monty loved people, dogs, and being on the water.   After graduating from Johnson Hi ...

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Donna Adams - DEC 04, 2019

Donna Adams

Donna Lewis Adams, age 51, passed away December 4, 2019 at Hospice Savannah. Donna was born February 17, 1968 in Savannah, Georgia, to Raymond Robert Lewis and Arlene Bagley Lewis. Donna attended Nativity of Our Lord School and St. Vincent’s Academy. Donna graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in computer science. She had a very successful career working for global computer companies. After the birth of her children, Donna put her career on hold to stay home and raise her children while also assisting her husband with his school supply business. Donna was a long-term dev ...

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Rita W. Lewis - DEC 04, 2019

Rita W. Lewis

Rita Wheatley Lewis died on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the age of 71. Rita was born in 1948 in Kingsport, Tennessee. She was a graduate of East Tennessee State University with a major in music education. In 1985, she moved to Savannah where she owned Lauren’s Hallmark Shop in The Oglethorpe and Savannah Malls with her late husband, Wesley Hall Lewis III. Rita was full of life, positivity, empathy and personality. A pillar of strength during tough times, she was a loving mother and caring grandmother who cherished time with her family. She had a love of music and a joyful faith in ...

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Joseph (Joe) James Wilderman - DEC 03, 2019

Joseph (Joe) James Wilderman

Joseph (Joe) James Wilderman, 60, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Joe was retired from the City of Savannah, Maintenance Department, in which he dedicated well over 32 years of service to the City.  Joe also served in the United States Army and was stationed at Hunter Army Air Field and was honorably discharged at the rank of Sargent from the 110th Quarter Master in 1981. Joe was a native of Southern Illinois, a town called New Athens, in which he was born to Kelly and Marie Wilderman on October 20, 1959. Joe came from a large Catholic family. He was ...

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Iris Hembree Scarbrough - DEC 03, 2019

Iris Hembree Scarbrough

Iris Hembree Scarbrough, 72, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Memorial University Medical Center. She was born in Austell, GA, daughter of the late Edgar D. and Ruby Davis Hembree.  She was a graduate of Pelham High School. After 27 years with BellSouth in Atlanta, she and husband moved to Tybee Island where they owned Lazaretto Marina and Captain Mike’s Dolphin Tours.  She was a member of the Tybee Island American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and attended St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee Island. Surviving are husband of 45 years, Michael B. Scarbrough of T ...

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Claire Klug Youmans - DEC 03, 2019

Claire Klug Youmans

Claire Klug Youmans, died peacefully at Candler/St. Joseph’s Hospital on Tuesday morning, December 3, 2019. The lifelong resident of Savannah was the daughter of the late C. Frederick and Ida Tyson Klug. Claire attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic School and Marymount Junior College. She was a 1963 graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy. Claire was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be dearly missed by her beloved husband and best friend of 47 years, Reemer Ebb Youmans, Jr.; her two sons, Reemer Ebb Youmans, III (Connell) and Charles Tyson Youmans; and her gra ...

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Isabelle G. Quinn JUN 07, 1934 - DEC 02, 2019

Isabelle G. Quinn

With great affection we celebrate the life of Isabelle G. Quinn. Isabelle passed away peacefully at St. Josephs/ Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA with her children by her side.  Born Isabelle Armstrong Gutekunst on June 7, 1934 in Montgomery County, PA., she was the daughter of Ralph and Isabelle Gutekunst of Bala Cynwyd, PA. Isabelle attended Convent of the Sacred Heart in Overbrook, PA and Manhattanville college in Purchase, NY. Upon returning to Philadelphia, Isabelle married Harry John Quinn Jr. on April 26, 1958. They were married for over 58 years. Isabelle was an avid reader w ...

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Beryl Strong Delli Bovi - DEC 01, 2019

Beryl Strong Delli Bovi

SAVANNAH, GA -- Beryl Strong Delli Bovi, 87, passed away on December 1st, 2019. She was born in Bridgeport Connecticut and lived most of her life in Trumbull Connecticut. She was happily married to Robert J. Delli Bovi for 40 years until his death in 1997. She was an office manager and bookkeeper for a printing company owned by the couple, until their retirement to Hilton Head SC. She was an avid reader, traveler and visited her children and grandchildren as often as possible. Everyone who knew her enjoyed her sense of humor and light hearted nature. She was preceded in death by her husband, R ...

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Xi Wen Chao MAY 30, 1948 - DEC 01, 2019

Xi Wen Chao

Savannah, GA Xi Wen Chao, age 71, died December 1, 2019.  The Shanghai, China native lived in the United States for 40 years, and for the past 25 years he worked hard at restaurants he owned, including Empire Palace, Chao’s Chinese Restaurant, and Chen’s Chinese Restaurant.  He was a kind-hearted, loving, hard-working father and husband who did anything he could for his family, and made sure everyone else was happy before his self. Surviving are his wife, Yun Lan Fong; son, Steven Chao; and daughter, Angela Chao, of all Savannah. ...

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Rev. Edna "Eddie" Adkins, Deacon - NOV 30, 2019

Rev. Edna

The Rev. Edna "Eddie" Adkins, Deacon We mourn the loss of the Rev. Eddie Adkins, a deacon of the Diocese of Georgia who died at home on  Saturday, November 30, surrounded by family and friends. Services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, January 4 at All Saints Episcopal Church on Tybee Island with Bishop Scott Benhase officiating and the Rev. Canon Frank Logue preaching. Born in Denmark, South Carolina, Deacon Eddie, as she was known,  grew up in Charleston. She liked to play church when she was little, often carrying a Book of Common Prayer around even before she could ...

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Craig F. Harney - NOV 30, 2019

Craig F. Harney

Craig Harney, 65, died Saturday, November 30, 2019 at home with his family after a short but fierce battle with cancer. He leaves his wife of 37 years, Suzanne Harney and his daughters Maggie and Annie Harney; sister Lisa Breeden and Patrick Buckley, and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Sumter and Muriel Harney, and his brother, William Sumter Jr. A Savannahian through and through, he never met a stranger and loved everyone he met.  An uncommonly gifted storyteller at WTOC, he was a light to all who knew him and he will shine over this community always. Visitation will ...

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August "Augie" Sanders - NOV 30, 2019

August

August “Augie”  Sanders Augie Sanders entered eternal rest surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, November 30. Augie spent his life working to make others happy.  Whether cooking gumbos, building houses or starting a baseball league, he could always be counted on to have a friendly greeting, kind word and a welcoming smile.  He lived his Catholic faith and viewed life with a positive attitude and enduring spirit.  He was happiest when surrounded by family and his many friends in his kitchen cooking and caring for others. His generous, loving and warm-hearted ways were always accompanied ...

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Carol Scoggin Falligant NOV 15, 1944 - NOV 29, 2019

Carol Scoggin Falligant

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Carol Scoggin Falligant NOV 15, 1944 - NOV 29, 2019

Carol Scoggin Falligant

By all appearances, Carol Scoggin Falligant was a quiet and humble servant of our Lord and her family.  For those that knew her best, she was much much more. Carol was a great listener and provided wise advice. She was gracefully elegant with an unexpected wit. Carol was born in Savannah and was a lifelong member of our community. She graduated from Savannah High School and attended Armstrong Junior College and the University of Georgia. Carol served on the Board of Directors of the Walk to Emmaus and was the lay director of Walk number 101.  She was a two-term chairman of the Christian Women’ ...

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Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Wilson - NOV 28, 2019

Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Wilson

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Wilson peacefully passed away in the comfort of her Tybee Island home. She will always be remembered by those who knew her as a deeply loving, caring woman, who smiled often and found her greatest joy in spending time with family and friends. Her sincerity and kindness can scarcely be matched. She dearly loved Tybee Island and all the wonderful friends and neighbors she had there. Born in Savannah, Georgia on January 24, 1931, to her parents, Helen Estella Tilton Emlott and William McNeill Emlott, both of whom preceded her in death. H ...

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Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Wilson - NOV 28, 2019

Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Wilson

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Wilson peacefully passed away in the comfort of her Tybee Island home. She will always be remembered by those who knew her as a deeply loving, caring woman, who smiled often and found her greatest joy in spending time with family and friends. Her sincerity and kindness can scarcely be matched. She dearly loved Tybee Island and all the wonderful friends and neighbors she had there. Born in Savannah, Georgia on January 24, 1931, to her parents, Helen Estella Tilton Emlott and William McNeill Emlott, both of whom preceded her in death. Helen atte ...

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Alice B. Martin APR 29, 1961 - NOV 27, 2019

Alice B. Martin

Mrs. Alice B. Martin, age 58 entered the heavenly gate on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Memorial University Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.  She was a lifelong resident of Chatham County, but Alice B. Martin was the Queen of Braids on the eastside of Savannah located in Hazzard County as they call it. She attended Chatham County Public School system and a graduate of K&J Cosmetology School in Savannah, Georgia in 2016.  Alice B. Martin opened her own hair salon called Alice In Wonderland Hair Salon at her home.  She was also employed at Days Inn and worked for Dorothy Ian ...

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James "Jamie" Nelson - NOV 26, 2019

James

James Allen “Jamie” Nelson, 50, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Memorial University Medical Center after a bravely fought battle with ALS. Jamie was born November 4, 1969 in Savannah, and graduated from Calvary Baptist Day School in 1988. Jamie worked for UPS for 22 years, then at St. Joseph’s/Candler until February 2018 when he could no longer work due to ALS. The diagnosis never slowed him down, it only made him stronger, and made him fight harder. He loved the simple things in life, family, friends, The Dawgs, his mustang, and of course, country music. He attended White Bluff Unit ...

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James H. Hieronymus, III SEP 22, 1970 - NOV 26, 2019

James H. Hieronymus, III

James H. Hieronymus, III, 49, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Memorial University Medical Center. He was born September 22, 1970 in Savannah, where he graduated from Jenkins High School. He lived in Waycross, GA where he worked as a plumber. Surviving are his father James “Jimmy” H. Hieronymus, Jr. (fiance’, Brenda Marchbanks, and her son, Brian Marchbanks) of Savannah, his son, Jacob Hieronymus of St. Mary’s, GA, his aunt BV Morgan, and cousin Bayne Morgan. A Graveside Service will be held Monday, December 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.   ...

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Noma Lee Goodwin Alexander OCT 11, 2019 - NOV 25, 2019

Noma Lee Goodwin Alexander

Noma Lee Goodwin Alexander passed away on November 25, 2019, in Savannah, Georgia. She was 100 years old. Lee, as she was known to most friends and relations, was born in Durham, North Carolina, on October 11, 1919, to Leander C. and Noma Lee Brinkley Goodwin. The first in her family to attend college, she received her B.A. and M.A. in English from Duke University, from which she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She was one of Armstrong Junior College’s (later Armstrong Atlantic University’s) first faculty members. Some of her happiest memories were her work as an English professor and advisor to the ...

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Mary Elizabeth Wright Schmitt - NOV 25, 2019

Mary Elizabeth Wright Schmitt

Mary Elizabeth Wright Schmitt, 87, died Monday, November 25, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Charleston, SC and lived in Savannah for many years.  Mary was a wonderful wife and a loving and nurturing mother and grandmother.  She was of the Catholic faith.  She was preceded in death by her parents Lonnie W. and Elizabeth LaFong Wright and her husband Arthur P. Schmitt, Jr. Surviving are her children, Jim Schmitt (Jane), Kim Fogarty (Pat), Sharen Martin (Alfred), Dawn Roberts (Scott), Mike Schmitt (Dawn); sisters Florence Peer (John), Faye Pierce (Harry); brother Marion Wright (Doris); gr ...

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Dixie Weeks - NOV 24, 2019

Dixie Weeks

Dixie Weeks crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on November 24, 2019. She died peacefully on the Bluff at Isle of Hope surrounded by her family and friends, gently telling her how much she was loved. Dixie was known throughout Savannah and Chatham County as she accompanied Matt Weeks daily. She served as a grief therapy and support dog for Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, where she won over the hearts of families and visitors there. Dixie is survived by her pet parents Matt and Krista Weeks. She will be greatly missed by the Weeks family, the staff of Fox & Weeks and her extended family. Dix ...

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Diane Barnard Chisholm Middleton NOV 23, 1942 - NOV 23, 2019

Diane Barnard Chisholm Middleton

Diane Barnard Chisholm Middleton, HILTON HEAD, SC, passed away peacefully at Hospice House Savannah on November 23, 2019 after an extended illness.  Diane was born in Savannah, Georgia on November 23, 1942, the daughter of Frank Anderson Chisholm and Marjorie Kelly Chisholm. She was the granddaughter of Frank Miller Chisholm, Elsie Barnard Chisholm, John Hedges Kelly, and Edna Hanford Kelly. Diane graduated from Savannah Country Day School and attended Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She was married to Cordia Lamar Middleton, Jr. They moved to Atlanta in 1964 where the ...

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Diane Barnard Chisholm Middleton NOV 23, 1942 - NOV 23, 2019

Diane Barnard Chisholm Middleton

Diane Barnard Chisholm Middleton, HILTON HEAD, SC, passed away peacefully at Hospice House Savannah on November 23, 2019 after an extended illness.  Diane was born in Savannah, Georgia on November 23, 1942, the daughter of Frank Anderson Chisholm and Marjorie Kelly Chisholm. She was the granddaughter of Frank Miller Chisholm, Elsie Barnard Chisholm, John Hedges Kelly, and Edna Hanford Kelly. Diane graduated from Savannah Country Day School and attended Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She was married to Cordia Lamar Middleton, Jr. They moved to Atlanta in 1964 where they raised ...

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Linton E. Gay, Jr. - NOV 23, 2019

Linton E. Gay, Jr.

Linton E. Gay, Jr., 85, died Saturday, November 23, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lynell W. Gay and his daughters, Brenda Fraser and Holly Davis.  Born on August 11, 1934, he was the son of Linton E. Gay, Sr. and Kathleen Allen Gay, and was a lifelong Savannahian. An alumni of Georgia Tech, he served as longtime president of Steel Erectors, Inc. and later The Industrial Company until his retirement.  He served as chairman of the Private Industry Council. A man of many interests, he studied chess, he built model ships, and was a passionate supporter of the Atlanta Braves, Georg ...

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Mrs. Elizabeth Lucille Irish Clark - NOV 23, 2019

Mrs. Elizabeth Lucille Irish Clark

Mrs. Elizabeth Lucille Irish Clark passed away after a long illness on November 23, 2019, surrounded by family at home.  She was 90 years of age. A native Savannahian, Mrs. Clark was born to Roland Tee Irish, Sr. and Nettie Maybell Gill Irish.  She was a graduate of Savannah High School and Richard Arnold Business School.  Employed by the City of Savannah for 45 years, she served most of her career as an accountant in the Accounting and Finance departments.  She was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple.  An avid gardener, she also enjoyed boating, fishing, crabbing and traveling.  Most of all, s ...

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Archie Carl Roberson - NOV 21, 2019

Archie Carl Roberson

Archie Carl Roberson, 61, of Savannah, Georgia transitioned peacefully Thursday night, November 21, 2019, at his home with family by his side under Compassionate Care Hospice. Born in St. Augustine, FL, he was the son of the late Aure Lee Hille. He moved to Savannah in the late 70’s. Archie worked at Piggly Wiggly and Food Lion for a total of 25 years. He had an awesome sense of humor and loved to tell jokes and put a smile on others face. Some of his favorite musicians, to name a few are, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Bobby Womack, Miles Davis and David Bowie. He loved to play pool, fish and share ...

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Marie Topp Daniels - NOV 21, 2019

Marie Topp Daniels

Marie Topp Daniels passed away peacefully on November 21, 2019 at the age of 82 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was preceded in death by her parents Ellen Amy and Joseph Ernest Topp, and her sister, Pearl Kalabsa, all of Hertfordshire, England. Marie is survived by her husband of 62 years, Roger, her daughter Julia, and by sons Clive and Adrian. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. Marie was born in London, England in 1936 and spent her childhood in Hertfordshire, England.   She married her husband Roger in St. Etheldreda’s Church in Old Hatfield in 1957. Mari ...

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Sydney Orr OCT 28, 1929 - NOV 20, 2019

Sydney Orr

Sydney Orr, 90, of Tybee Island, Georgia, passed November 20, 2019 at home with his family. Born in Newtownards (Belfast), Northern Ireland to Robert and Margret Orr.  He studied Mechanical Design and Architecture at Belfast College of Technology and became a Mechanical Engineer at Shorts Brothers and Harland LTD Belfast in 1956.  He Immigrated to the United States in 1959 and was followed by his wife to be, Kathleen Hughes, in 1960 and they were married in Detroit MI.  He pursued his career in Aerospace engineering for over 50 years, working on almost every major military aircraft project ove ...

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Ann Wenner Osteen - NOV 20, 2019

Ann Wenner Osteen

Ann Wenner Osteen, passed away after a long battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 20th at John Wesley Villas in Savannah, Ga, surrounded by family. She was born May 30, 1934, in Frederick, Maryland to the late William Baker and Eleanor Watkins Wenner.  Mrs. Osteen attended St. Mary’s Seminary in St. Mary’s City, Md, and later attended Richmond Polytech and the Maryland Art Institute in Baltimore. While at the Art Institute, she met her husband of 65 years, Lamont Osteen, who was attending medical school at the University of Maryland. Mrs. Osteen’s art and designs have appeared in multiple ...

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Missy Speer APR 04, 1969 - NOV 19, 2019

Missy Speer

MISSY SPEER, 50, died unexpectedly in her home on November 19, 2019. Missy was born in Syracuse, New York to her parents, the late Thomas Kapcheck and Lori Sager. She was a graduate of Cicero-North Syracuse High School and attended Alfred State College in upstate New York. She later relocated to Savannah where she owned and operated a marketing and sales company. Missy will be best remembered as a most loving and compassionate woman. With her heart of gold and infectious smile, Missy loved unconditionally. She dedicated herself selflessly to the health and happiness of her family and her commu ...

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Jenann T. Remeta - NOV 19, 2019

Jenann T. Remeta

Jenann T. Remeta, 68, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at her home on Tybee Island after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on July 28, 1951, to the late Alma Murphy Thorpe and raised on 48th Street by her grandparents, Walter B. Murphy 1 and Alma Flood Murphy and her mother, Alma. She was extremely proud of her Irish heritage and fondly remembered her childhood on 48th Street. She attended Blessed Sacrament and later went to her neighborhood school, Savannah High School where she met her future husband William (Billy) Remeta. They spent their spare time in the waterw ...

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Col. Donald L. Steelman (USAF, Ret.) - NOV 19, 2019

Col. Donald L. Steelman (USAF, Ret.)

Col. Donald L. Steelman (USAF, Ret.) February 2, 1929-November 19, 2019 Born in 1929, Donald Steelman grew up in western Tennessee. He attended the University of Tennessee and graduated as an ROTC cadet and mechanical engineer, enlisting in the United States Air Force during the early part of the Korean War. Don met his wife Carolyn in 1952 and they were married the following March. Throughout Don’s 23-year career in the Air Force, he was assigned to the Special Weapons Command working with nuclear weapons security testing and transport; the Southeast Missile Test Range during the early unmann ...

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Jack Sanders Herron OCT 21, 1928 - NOV 19, 2019

Jack Sanders Herron

Jack Sanders Herron, age 91, died November 19, 2019 at his residence.  There are no known survivors. No services are planned.  ...

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Jack Sanders Herron OCT 21, 2019 - NOV 19, 2019

Jack Sanders Herron

Jack Sanders Herron died November 19, 2019.  No services are planned at this time.  ...

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DeWitte Talmadge "Tal" Kersh, Jr. JUN 01, 1930 - NOV 18, 2019

DeWitte Talmadge

DeWitte Talmadge "Tal” Kersh Jr. died on November 18, 2019 under the care of Hospice Savannah. He was born in 1930 in Gallion, Ohio and lived in Providence, RI and Waterville Valley, NH for most of his adult life before moving to The Landings on Skidway Island, GA. He served two years as a Naval Lieutenant during the Korean War and was active in the Naval Reserve where he achieved the rank of full of Full Commander. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University followed by a J.D Degree at Cornell Law School. He was a member of the RI and NH Bars. He served on the Bar Assoc ...

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Jonell Austin Blackburn DEC 29, 1931 - NOV 18, 2019

Jonell Austin Blackburn

Jonell Austin Blackburn, 87, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at Memorial University Medical Center. She was born December 29, 1931 in Newington, GA and retired from the National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (NJATC) where she administered the electrical apprenticeship training program. Mrs. Blackburn was a long-time member of Windsor Forest Baptist Church. Her husband of 27 years, Carl B. Blackburn and her sister, Betty Ann Adams, preceded her in death. Surviving are her son, Carl Donovan Blackburn of Savannah; daughter, Barbara Jonell Oosterwyk of the Cayman Islands; grandchil ...

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John Robert Spence NOV 30, 1955 - NOV 17, 2019

John Robert Spence

John Robert Spence, 63, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Memorial University medical Center after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Savannah November 30, 1955 and was a long-time Journeyman with IBEW Local 508. He was preceded in death by his parents, James A. and Evelyn Spence. Surviving are his wife, Charlie Spence; sister, Jamie Nagy; brothers, Jimmey Spence and Kip Spence (Jennifer) and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. The family plans a private service at a later date. ...

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Bob Weitermann - NOV 17, 2019

Bob Weitermann

Bob Weitermann, 72, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 at his residence.  Bob was born in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, son of Robert E. Weitermann Sr. and Jeannette Long Weitermann. Bob grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin where he graduated from Abbott Pennings High School.  He earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, and an MBA from Northern Illinois University. Bob’s career was in the chemical industry, spanning over 35 years. Bob worked with several major companies in the Midwest.  He and his wife, Dorisanne, both retired in 2005 after living in Long Grove, Illinoi ...

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Gerald Stewart JAN 25, 1941 - NOV 17, 2019

Gerald Stewart

Gerald Stewart, 78, passed away the evening of November 17, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family after his 8-year battle with cancer. Gerald was born Jan 25, 1941 in Waycross, Georgia. He was raised in Savannah, Georgia where he graduated from Savannah High School in 1959. Gerald joined the United States Marine Corps in 1959 and was in the reserves for 6 years. Gerald was a member of the Alee Temple Shrines where he was a member of the Flag Unit and Directors Staff.  Gerald was a Mason and member of Bull Street Baptist Church. Gerald was also a member of American Legion Post 184 where eve ...

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Photios Stavridis FEB 28, 1929 - NOV 17, 2019

Photios Stavridis

Photios Stavridis, 90, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 in Savannah, GA. Mr. Stavridis was born in Athens, Greece on February 28, 1929, the son of the late Alexander and Theoplasti Stavridis.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Vasiliki “Vaso”. He is the loving father of Toula Stavridis and William Morrissey; cherished grandfather of Christina Vasiliki Morrissey; beloved uncle of nieces and nephews in Greece and the United States. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgs ...

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Tracy A. Dixon AUG 20, 1941 - NOV 16, 2019

Tracy A. Dixon

Tracy A. Dixon, 78, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019. Tracy Allen Dixon was born August 20, 1941 in Savannah, GA, the son of Joe Tracy Dixon and LaVerne Mercer Dixon. He graduated from high school in Savannah, GA then earned a bachelor’s from the University of Georgia and graduated from the School of Banking at the University of Virginia. He was the inaugural president of First National Bank of Decatur County following his retirement from Park Avenue Bank. Tracy served our community on many boards and organizations including holding leadership roles on the YMCA board ...

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John W. McFadden, Jr. NOV 28, 1935 - NOV 15, 2019

John W. McFadden, Jr.

John W. McFadden, Jr. John W. Fadden, Jr., 83, died peacefully on Friday, November 15, 2019. John leaves behind his loving wife of 48 years, June McFadden; two daughters, Jeanne McFadden (Tom Sipple) and Maureen McFadden; four grandchildren, Shayden Sipple, Jack McFadden Sipple, and Ryan and Casey Sipple. The Rosary will be prayed at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. The family will receive friends at the church until 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow the visitation at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. Frances Cabrini Cathol ...

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CPT Robert "Ranger Bob" McGinn SEP 14, 1941 - NOV 15, 2019

CPT Robert

CPT Robert “Ranger Bob” McGinn passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Hospice Savannah surrounded by his loving family members. CPT McGinn was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 14, 1941 to the late Leo and Marie McGinn. Bob graduated from Calvert Hall and married his high school sweetheart, Jeanette (Harrison) before enlisting in the United States Army at the age of 18. CPT McGinn was a decorated soldier and combat veteran. He served three tours in Vietnam earning multiple campaign and service medals as an Infantry Unit Commander including the Meritorious Service Medal, a Bronze St ...

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Carolin Ann Mike JAN 08, 1950 - NOV 15, 2019

Carolin Ann Mike

  Celebrating the Life of Carolin Ann Mike Carolin Ann Mike was born January 8, 1950 to the late Edward Mike and Martha Wyman Mike. She grew up in Savannah, Georgia with her siblings. She attended the public school system in Chatham County and was a graduate of Sol C. Johnson High School. Carolin later decided to further her education by attending Savannah Technical School to pursue a degree in Culinary Arts. She often prepared meals for various gatherings and taught her siblings and other family members how to perfect the art of cooking. She began her Christian journey at Happy Home Missionar ...

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Terri Lynn Gregory AUG 21, 1956 - NOV 15, 2019

Terri Lynn Gregory

Terri Lynn Gregory, 63, died Wednesday, November 13, 2019. She lived her life in Georgia. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, J.F. Gregory; her father, William Taylor Gregory; her mother, Juanita Shuman Gregory; and her brother, Paul Taylor Gregory. She is survived by a brother, Thomas Keith Gregory; sister in law, Catherine Butler Gregory; nephews, William Kirk Gregory and Ryan Butler Gregory; and niece Taylor Gregory Evans.  A memorial graveside service was held Friday, November 15, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with Pastor Daniel Adkins officiating.  The family ...

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William "Bill" Lawton Patterson MAY 25, 1939 - NOV 14, 2019

William

William (Bill) Lawton Patterson, 80, of Savannah, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019, at home after a long illness.   Mr. Patterson was born May 25, 1939 in Meinhart, GA, the son of the late Margaret and James Patterson.  He was a graduate of Savannah High School (’57) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (’63).  Mr. Patterson worked as a mechanical engineer for over forty years, including tenures at Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Union Camp, and Porter-Huggins Industrial Contracting Co, prior to retiring from Kerr-McGee in 2003. Mr. Patterson was preceded in death by four of his five ...

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Frances Mardell Smith Jacobs NOV 13, 1939 - NOV 14, 2019

Frances Mardell Smith Jacobs

Frances Mardell Smith Jacobs, age 80, died November 14 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  The Chatham County native was a homemaker, and a member of St. Peter the Apostle Parish.  She was preceded in death by her husband, David Bryte Jacobs, Sr., and her parents, Frank and Vansceal Smith. Surviving are her son, David Jacobs, Jr. (Crystal) of Savannah; a sister, Josephine Nasworthy (Ray) of Savannah; a granddaughter, Peyton Jacobs of Savannah; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 19 from 10:00 until 11:00 am at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, ...

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Michael Barry Williams JUN 11, 1941 - NOV 13, 2019

Michael Barry Williams

Michael Barry Williams, 78, died November 13th, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center surrounded by his son, brother and his wife, and his sister and her husband. He was born June 11th, 1941 in Sumter, SC. and lived in Miami for a short time before coming to Savannah, GA for the remainder of his life. He was in the Army and Air Force until he was honorably discharged. He retired from Gulfstream after 34 years of service.  He loved cooking and the company of friends and family, including oyster roasts and outdoor low country boils. He loved the enjoyment of parties. Mike wanted everyone ...

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Patricia Ann Weltman Lermond - NOV 10, 2019

Patricia Ann Weltman Lermond

Patricia Ann Weltman Lermond, 83, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. Pat was born September 22, 1936 in rural West Virginia. After high school, she entered Nurses Training at St. Mary’s Hospital in Clarksburg, West Virginia. She passed the state board and was awarded R.N. status in 1954. She later married Edward David Lermond that same year. She and Edward were married 65 years until she was called to Heaven. She accompanied him on 14 moves during his military career. In addition to her husband, Edward David Lermond of Savannah, she is survived by tw ...

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Robin L. Lewis - NOV 10, 2019

Robin L. Lewis

Robin Leigh Lewis entered the gates of heaven on November 10, 2019, after a heroic battle with pancreatic cancer. She believed that every day on this earth was a blessing and a gift from God, especially those days that she was with her family and friends. Robin was active in the community and always sought to help others through her words and deeds. Robin grew up in Lutesville, Missouri, which is now a part of Marble Hill, Missouri. Robin was a pharmacist, having graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She worked for several years at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston befo ...

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Ruby Lee Mosley Anderson AUG 18, 1912 - NOV 10, 2019

Ruby Lee Mosley Anderson

Ruby Lee Mosley Anderson, 107, died Sunday, November 10, 2019.  She was born in Tattnall County, Georgia, daughter of Jesse R. and Maranda Colson Mosley.  Mrs. Anderson grew up in Claxton and moved to Savannah in 1944.  She was a 75 plus year member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she was active in her Sunday school class and was retired from Sears after over 30 years of service.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Richard Clemon Anderson, son, Richard Lee Anderson and grandson, Richard Greg Anderson. Surviving are her grandchildren, Brenda Anderson Garrett (Matthew) of Sav ...

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TSgt. Michael Robert Feltovic, Jr., (USAF/ANG, Ret.) - NOV 06, 2019

TSgt. Michael Robert Feltovic, Jr., (USAF/ANG, Ret.)

Thunderbolt, Georgia TSgt. Michael Robert Feltovic, Jr. (USAF/ANG, Ret.), 84, passed Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Candler Hospital. He was born November 14, 1934 in Bridgeport, CT.  Michael attended Bullard Haven Technical School in Bridgeport, CT and in 1953 joined the United States Air Force.  He arrived at Hunter Army Airfield Base in September 1953.  He was assigned to the 308 Air Refueling Squad and later served in the Air National Guard.  He had a combined military service of over 26 years. Michael worked for the Savannah Police Department, Thunderbolt Police Department,  Superintenden ...

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Laura Barrow McIntosh SEP 15, 1948 - NOV 06, 2019

Laura Barrow McIntosh

The family of Laura Barrow McIntosh is saddened to announce her death.  She died at her home in Savannah on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. Craig Barrow, Jr. and the wife of James F. McIntosh, Jr.  Laura was educated at Savannah Country Day, Oldfields School, Glencoe, MD, and the University of Georgia.  She and her husband had residences in Savannah and Brevard, NC, and on their sailboat in Abaco, Bahamas.  She spent a lifetime defending our rivers and marshes, our mountains and the environment of our earth.  She was an avid gardener with extensive kn ...

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Mary Kemper Elkins Adams NOV 22, 1940 - NOV 05, 2019

Mary Kemper Elkins Adams

Mary Kemper Elkins Adams Kippy passed away peacefully at Candler Hospital on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  She was born in Ridgeland, SC to the late William Robertson Elkins and Freda Irwin Elkins.  Kippy was a 1958 graduate of Savannah High School and attended Armstrong College. Kippy had a very, warm personality; friendly to everyone she met and has been called by many  a “Lovely Lady”.  She loved playing tennis, bridge, and her arts and painting.  Most of all, Kippy adored her family. Kippy had been a member of Junior League of Savannah, Huguenot Society of SC, National League of Colonial Dam ...

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Laura Andrea Norris APR 30, 1964 - NOV 04, 2019

Laura Andrea Norris

Laura Andrea Norris passed away Monday, November 4, 2019. Laura was a woman of great faith and love for her family, both human and animal. She worked in NICU at Memorial Medical Center for many years; her experience in caring for babies made her faith stronger. She was a very loving person and always went out of her way to help people in need. Laura was an avid fisherwoman and fished many deep-sea tournaments where she won many awards. She always enjoyed having a good time and made sure that everyone around her felt the same. She was a member of the Daughters of Ireland and very proud of her I ...

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Sara Ryan - NOV 03, 2019

Sara Ryan

Sara Ryan, 80, died Sunday, November 3, 2019 at her home.  Sara was loved by her children and all those children she helped raise through the years.  She loved all of her family and friends.  She enjoyed life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew J. “Bubsy” Ryan, III; father and mother, Willie and Reba Harrell; daughter, Catherine Ryan Boyce, brothers, Tom and Jay Harrell, sister, Ann Holmes. Surviving are her sons, Andrew, Timothy, Christopher (Lynn), Francis (Monette); daughter, Terri (Randy); brother Ray (Mary); sister, Rebbeca Pullin; grandchildren, Wayne Randall Boyce, Jr., Ch ...

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Agnes Ivette "Betty" Perelez - NOV 02, 2019

Agnes Ivette

It is with great sadness and profound grief that the Perelez family returns their beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother Agnes Ivette (“Betty”) Perelez, 67, into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Known by so many as “Ms. Betty,” she died Saturday, November 2 at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona following a brief illness. Her devoted daughter, Neysa, was at her bedside as she surrendered to her second battle with cancer and embraced eternal salvation and a reunion with her late husband and love of her life, Hector. Betty was the matriarch and the beloved “Ma ...

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Marilyn Louise Potts SEP 07, 1946 - NOV 01, 2019

Marilyn Louise Potts

Marilyn was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She attended Newton Elementary School and graduated in 1964 from Cooley High School.  Her first job was at Superior Detroit Company. Her employment history displayed signs of continual success in the various jobs she had during the next 48 years. When retirement time arrived, Bob and Marilyn retired on the same date of February 1, 2012. Marilyn met the love of her life in 1965 through a mutual friend. This became a 54 year love story with Bob and Marilyn being joined in marriage on January 15, 1966. Bob was on military leave and only had a brie ...

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Rosemary Ford Lanahan - NOV 01, 2019

Rosemary Ford Lanahan

Rosemary Ford Lanahan, died peacefully at her home in Savannah, GA on Friday, November 1, 2019. She was born on April 7, 1929 in Albany, N.Y. to John Ford and Katherine (Halpin) Ford. After graduating from Alburtus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut, she went on to become a fashion writer in New York City for publications such as Charm Magazine (later Mademoiselle), Women’s Wear Daily and Home Furnishings Daily. There she met her husband, John Stevenson Lanahan, to whom she was married for 45 years until his passing in 1998. Together, they raised three children. She came back to writing ...

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John F. Gillespie APR 09, 1925 - NOV 01, 2019

John F. Gillespie

John Franklin Gillespie, died November 1, 2019, All Saints Day. John was born on April 9, 1925, to the late Joseph Gill Gillespie and Margaret Lee Dean Gillespie in Murfreesboro, TN, and spent the first year of his life there until the family moved to Savannah, GA. John attended 37th Street School for grades 1-6 and 35th Street School for 7th and 8th, and was the first graduating class from Savannah High to complete all four years at the new school. After graduating in 1943, John enlisted in the Army Air Corps, following in the steps of his brothers, Joe and Edward, to become a pilot. By the t ...

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Phillip Curtis Corbin, Sr. MAR 23, 1930 - NOV 01, 2019

Phillip Curtis Corbin, Sr.

  Phillip “Curtis” Corbin Born March 23, 1930 Deceased: November 1, 2019   Phillip Curtis “Curt” Corbin was born in Emanuel County, Georgia, but lived in Pooler/Savannah, Georgia practically all of his life. He retired after 41 years as an Iron Worker with Local Union #709 of Savannah, Georgia, which he served as Recording Secretary for 12 years. He was educated in Savannah Schools and attended Georgia Teacher’s College. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II and The Korean War. He received three Purple Heart Medals, Bronze Star Medal and Silver Star Medal while serving w ...

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Dorothy McGee Wilder DEC 08, 1933 - NOV 01, 2019

Dorothy McGee Wilder

Dorothy McGee Wilder, 85, of Savannah, GA passed away on Friday, November 01, 2019 at Hospice of Savannah after a short illness. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, John Wilder and her daughter, Kimberly Campbell. Dorothy was born in Raleigh, NC and lived most of her adult life in the Savannah area. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Carol Brown; a son, Greg Wilder (Ashlei); five grandchildren, Guy Campbell, Tiffany Stanhope (Dave); Taylor Gunn (Alex); Allison Rogers (Jason); Aaron Wilder.  Five great grandchildren; Landon and Clara Grace Stanhope; Jaxton and Oliver Gunn; Jordan Sh ...

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Laurence Lee Gay JAN 04, 1938 - NOV 01, 2019

Laurence Lee Gay

Laurence Lee Gay, age 81, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2019 at Riverview Health after a long illness.  He was a member of Thunderbolt Baptist Church, where he directed music in the past.  He was the son of Edward Lee Gay and Frances Mouzon Gay of Savannah. Survivors include a brother, Edward M. Gay, Sr., (Kay) of Savannah; a nephew, a niece, a grand-niece, and several grand-nephews. A graveside service will be held Monday, November 4, at 11:00 am at Bonaventure Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors ...

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Olivia Marie Kent Pagan - NOV 01, 2019

Olivia Marie Kent Pagan

Oliva Marie Kent Pagan, 97, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at Memorial University Medical Center.  The native and lifelong resident of Savannah/Tybee Island was born in the Old Fort Section, daughter of Joseph and Lillian Hernandez Kent. Mrs. Pagan was a homemaker and of the Catholic and Episcopal faiths.  As the matriarch of the family, Mrs. Pagan was the glue that held the family together.  She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Mrs. Pagan was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Pagan, Jr. and son, Ralph Pagan, III. Surviving are her children, Tony ...

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Jeanne Williams Powley DEC 08, 1939 - OCT 31, 2019

Jeanne Williams Powley

Jeanne Williams Powley passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the age of 79 after a brief illness at St. Joseph’s Hospital with her husband by her side. Jeanne was born in El Reno, Oklahoma on December 8, 1939, the youngest daughter of the late Eugene and Delia Tamm.  She grew up in Royal Oak, Michigan where she attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and she raised her family while living in the Chicago suburban area before moving to The Landings in Savannah, Georgia almost 30 years ago. Once her children were older Jeanne began working for United Airlines, first in their executive offices ...

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Daniel A. Wendt - OCT 31, 2019

Daniel A. Wendt

Daniel Alvert Wendt, 77, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at home with his family by his side. He was born June 7, 1942 in Lafayette, New Jersey to the late Henry and Marie Wendt. He retired from SNF, Inc. as an Accountant. Mr. Wendt was a longtime member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Roth, son, James Daniel Wendt, daughter, Jennifer Danielle Wendt Osche, grandchildren, Amanda and Morgan Wendt, and Kaitlyn and Samantha Osche.  Also surviving are stepsons, David Douglas Ealy and Daniel Steven Ealy, the mother of his children, Darnely Wendt, ...

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John Kenneth Jones JUN 25, 1939 - OCT 30, 2019

John Kenneth Jones

John Kenneth Jones, 80, passed away October 30, 2019, at Abercorn Rehabilitation. He was born June 25, 1939 in Athens, GA to the late Lonnie Daniel Jones and Sally Harmon Jones.  He was a 1957 graduate of Savannah High School and served for over 40 years in the Air National Guard. He was a member of the Exchange Club of Savannah, Savannah Association of Flying Air National Guardsmen, The Greater Savannah Softball Association, Cobra Club, Lifetime Member of Air Force Association, Grey Eagle Society, and an active golfer in the Senior Blitz. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie Daniel ...

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James L. Robinson - OCT 29, 2019

James L. Robinson

James Lowell Robinson, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019.  He was born on May 23, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York, but spent his years growing up in Asheville, North Carolina. He attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and majored in Business. Following college, he joined the Navy and was a proud officer that was honored to serve for the country he loved. Jim loved history and firmly believed in The Constitution of the United States. During his time in the Navy, he was the commanding officer aboard the USSR Denver. After the Navy, Jim earned his MBA from Long Beach State. Jim was a ...

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Juaneta Shehan Hershberger - OCT 29, 2019

Juaneta Shehan Hershberger

Juaneta Shehan Hershberger, 85, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA.  She was born in Elkhart, Indiana, daughter of John A. and Mary Nichols Shehan. She was reared in Elkhart where she graduated from Elkhart High School and worked at Howmet for many years before retiring to DeLeon Springs, Florida in 1998.  Juaneta later moved to Rincon, Georgia to be near her family. She enjoyed crafting, crocheting, gardening and crossword puzzles. Juaneta was a wonderful mother and grandmother who loved all her kids unconditionally.  She enjoyed spendi ...

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Ryan Patrick Dempsey AUG 17, 1992 - OCT 28, 2019

Ryan Patrick Dempsey

Ryan Patrick Dempsey, 27, beloved son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew and cousin, passed away October 28, 2019. Ryan was born August 17, 1992. He was a graduate of Bartram Trail High School and attended University of North Florida. Ryan was an avid out-doors man who loved fishing, hiking, camping, cooking and spending time with his right-hand dog, Tiger. Survivors include his father Patrick Dempsey (Jennifer); mother, Kimberly Bjerke (Jeffrey); siblings, Sheena Rosenquist (Kevin), Elizabeth Dempsey, Hunter Dempsey, Carson Dempsey, Austin Brown, Taryn Burash, Taylor Valach (Brant); grandmothe ...

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Cole Carter Kessler - OCT 28, 2019

Cole Carter Kessler

Cole Carter Kessler was born in Morrow, Georgia on April 29, 1988.  He entered eternal heaven on October 28, 2019.  He died at home from a drug overdose.  Never thought I would have to write an obituary for our child. It is a parent’s worst nightmare.  He recently attended resident program at Bridges of Hope in Homerville, Georgia.  Cole was there for six months.  He has told us how much they helped him and he seemed to be on the right track, but the drugs had a strong hold on him. Cole was “Born Again” while he attended Bridges of Hope and accepted the Lord Jesus as his Savior.  He was baptiz ...

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Judith "Judy" Lightner Shumate FEB 26, 1941 - OCT 27, 2019

Judith

We celebrate the life and memory of Judith “Judy” Lightner Shumate, 78, who passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019, in the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice. Judy was born on February 26, 1941, to Richard and Edith Lightner. Raised in Savannah, Georgia, Judy graduated from Commercial High School in 1958. She went on to have a long professional career in finance and business management, highlighted by numerous awards for excellent performance in her field. Later, she found her calling as a Realtor, working with Re/Max Savannah, for over twenty years. Judy loved her beautiful city, and had a gentle sou ...

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Raymond Jue, Jr. JUN 06, 1933 - OCT 26, 2019

Raymond Jue, Jr.

Raymond Jue Jr., 86, of Savannah, died October 26, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on June 6, 1933 in Savannah, GA, the son of the late Dorothy Woo Jue and the late Raymond Jue, Sr. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1951. He attended college at the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated in 1955 with a BS degree in Industrial Management. He served in the US Army – 25th Infantry in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1956 – 1957. In 1960, he opened and owned one of Savannah’s Original 7-11 Minit stores on DeRenne Ave with his late brother-in-law Kenneth Cheong. He continued the busin ...

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Arlene Bagley Lewis - OCT 26, 2019

Arlene Bagley Lewis

Arlene Bagley Lewis, age 79, died October 26, 2019 at her beloved home where she and her deceased husband, Raymond Robert Lewis, raised their four children. Arlene was born June 30, 1940 in Lincoln Park, Michigan, to Gordon and Sylvia Bagley but moved south at an early age. Arlene lived in Savannah for most of her adult life. She attended the Medical College of Georgia where she obtained her nursing degree. She worked for many years as a public health nurse followed by many years at St. Joseph’s Hospital serving as the head nurse of the Emergency Department as well as serving as a nursing supe ...

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Betty Denmark Durden FEB 09, 1930 - OCT 26, 2019

Betty Denmark Durden

Mrs. Betty Denmark Durden, 89, wife of Ben W. Durden, passed away peacefully on October 26, 2019, surrounded by her family and friends. Mrs. Durden was born in Bulloch County, Georgia, on February 9th, 1930, and received her Master of Cosmetology license at the age of 16. She continued in this profession that she dearly loved for 66 years, owning three salons in the Savannah area and retiring at the age of 82. Betty loved the Lord and devoted her life to the service of others. She was the epitome of a selfless servant and led by example in everything that she did. She was a past member of the ...

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Edward Charles Hill - OCT 26, 2019

Edward Charles Hill

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Shirley J. Williams - OCT 26, 2019

Shirley J. Williams

Shirley Johnson Williams, 84, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019. She was born March 28, 1935 in Sparta, GA to the late Ennis and Mattie Wilson Johnson. She retired after 54 years of service with Pederson-Chokos Insurance Company, and was a member of Central Christian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Williams. Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Pat Williams, David and Tina Williams, granddaughter, Krystle White (Ross), great-grandchildren, Ryan and Katy, one brother, Ennis H. Johnson, one sister, Amelia J. House, and se ...

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Shirley Gardner Vaughn FEB 24, 1935 - OCT 25, 2019

Shirley Gardner Vaughn

Shirley Gardner Vaughn passed peacefully at home under Hospice care on October 25, 2019, surrounded by her family.  She was born in Lee County, South Carolina on February 24, 1935, to Margaret Hill and J.M. Gardner. She was a graduate of the Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in Columbia, South Carolina.  She was an avid Duplicate Bridge player achieving the rank of Silver Life Master.  She was also a certified director and teacher.  She was a member of Isle of Hope United Methodist Church. Shirley is survived by her husband James C. Vaughn, Sr.; son, James C. Vaughn, Jr. (Melissa); daughters: ...

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George K. Tarasovic - OCT 24, 2019

George K. Tarasovic

George K. Tarasovic, born in Granville, NY, in 1930, passed away on October 24, 2019, at the age of 89 in Savannah, GA. Although being born in NY, George spent his childhood in Bridgeport, CT, with his two older sisters (Mary and Helen) and younger brother (Phillip). George, a graduate of Warren Harding High School, was an outstanding All-state high school football center and linebacker on a state championship team.  He went south to Louisiana State University to pursue his football career. He gained All-Southeastern Conference, and All-American honors in 1951 at center and linebacker. George, ...

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Eleanor M. Blood SEP 13, 1921 - OCT 24, 2019

Eleanor M. Blood

Eleanor MacDonell Blood, age 98, died October 24, 2019, at The Marshes, Skidaway Island, Georgia, after a short illness. She has gone to her long-awaited eternal reward and will rest beside her beloved husband of 49 years, George Austin Blood, Senior, who preceded her in death on April 20, 1991. She is survived by two sons:  George Austin Blood, Jr., (Hope), and Lawrence Alan Blood, Sr. (Pris). In addition, she had four grandsons: Alan, Bryan, Austin III, and Derek; four great grandchildren, Hailey, Reed, Madeleine, Faith; a great-great granddaughter, Jesse; niece Gale Thompson (Bob), and neph ...

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Charles Lindberg Lewis (Lindy) - OCT 23, 2019

Charles Lindberg Lewis (Lindy)

Charles Lindberg Lewis (Lindy) passed away peacefully October 23, 2019. Lindy was the owner of C. L. Lewis Construction Company until the late 1970’s. Successful projects included the excavation of roads, schools, Savannah Civic Center and Oglethorpe Mall in Savannah. His company’s best-known achievement was the development of Burnside Island where he lived since 1960. Lindy, one of twelve children, was born October 13, 1928 in Islip, New York to William Mathias Anthony and Margaret McKenna Lewis. Lindy married the love of his life, Margaret Jean Bennett on August 6, 1951. They were inseparabl ...

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Judith Fitzsimmons Tschetter - OCT 22, 2019

Judith Fitzsimmons Tschetter

  Judith Fitzsimmons Tschetter, 83, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019. She was born July 15, 1936 in Augusta, GA. Mrs. Tschetter was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Alan Tschetter, whom she married in December 1958. A graduate of Emory University with a degree in nursing, she was passionate about nursing and caring for others, and a member at Christ Church Episcopal. Judy was an historian and vocal supporter of historic preservation and restoration, loyal to local artists, and truly dedicated to passing on the story of her beloved Savannah. Later in life, Bob and Judy rais ...

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Harry E. Owens, Sr. SEP 01, 1923 - OCT 22, 2019

Harry E. Owens, Sr.

Harry E. Owens, 96, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at his home. He was born September 1, 1923, in Brooklyn, NY, but lived in Savannah from infancy. Harry was twice a cancer survivor, a testimony to his perseverance and to the knowledge and skill of his excellent doctors.  He gave the most credit to the multitude of prayers offered up for him. He led an active life.  He was a veteran of World War II.  He was employed by Union Camp Corporation for over 41 years, retiring as a Planner Analyst.  He built his home on Talahi Island, then a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina where he and ...

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Sandra Louise Moore "Sandy" Robinson - OCT 21, 2019

Sandra Louise Moore

Savannah native, Jenkins High School graduate and current Skidaway Island resident Sandra Louise Moore “Sandy” Robinson went to be with Jesus on Monday night October 21st. At each stop in her life, Auburn University, Boston, Atlanta, Dallas, Charlotte, Northern Virginia and especially Savannah, Sandy left an indelible impression with the folks she came in contact with through her work, her neighborhood, her kids’ PTA, on the sidelines of youth sporting events, in the audience of high school theater productions, and churches – especially Gateway Church in Virginia and Isle of Hope United Method ...

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Jacqueline P. Ricks DEC 03, 1939 - OCT 21, 2019

Jacqueline P. Ricks

Jacqueline P. Ricks, 79 of Savannah, died peacefully at Hospice Savannah on Monday October 21st. A long time member of First Presbyterian church where she sang in the choir for many years and was a member of the Covenent Sunday School class.  She was a life member of the Savannah Lions Club and The International order of the Kings Daughters and Sons.  She was retired from the Accounting Department at Hunter, McLean, Exley, and Dunn. She is survived by her husband of 60 years William A. Ricks, two daughters Suzanne Ricks and Diane Ricks both of Savannah and a brother Michael Prow also of Savann ...

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Louise Kelly DEC 18, 1938 - OCT 20, 2019

Louise Kelly

Louise S. Kelly, 80, died October 20, 2019, at home under the care of Compassus Hospice Savannah. She was surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  She was born December 18, 1938, in Savannah, GA and lived in Savannah most of her life before moving to Charlotte, NC for 14 years. She then moved to Jacksonville, FL where she resided for 10 years before returning to Savannah.  She attended Beach High School. She was a baker and cook for the Savannah-Chatham Board of Education and also worked as a professional caterer. Her hobbies were cooking, baking, sewing, decorating ...

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Ruth C. Tirone - OCT 20, 2019

Ruth C. Tirone

Ruth M. Tirone, 99, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Savannah. She was born in New Rochelle, N.Y. on July 3, 1920. She was a graduate of St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing in New York City. Mrs. Tirone joined the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps in World War II. She obtained her private pilot’s license, and was employed by Memorial Medical Center as a Registered Nurse. She was one of the first volunteers for Hospice Savannah, and volunteered in serving lunch at the Emmaus House for many years. Mrs. Tirone was a member of the Savannah Golf Club, the Savannah Women’s Golf Association, and ...

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George E. Rotureau - OCT 19, 2019

George E. Rotureau

Mr. George Edward Rotureau 86 of Faulkville, GA Passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA after a long illness. Mr. Rotureau was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia to Walter and Betty Kelly Rotureau. He graduated from Commercial High School in Savannah and after graduation enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. After serving his country Mr. Rotureau returned to Savannah and met and married the love of his life, Mary Irene Yarber on April 11, 1959. They enjoyed 60 years of marriage. He was a Free Mason and Shriner in the flag unit f ...

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Tootsie Dare Johnson JUL 04, 1984 - OCT 19, 2019

Tootsie Dare Johnson

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Jeffrey B. Reid - OCT 19, 2019

Jeffrey B. Reid

Jeffrey Bryan Reid (51) died October 19, 2019 at home after suffering for over three years with cancer. He is survived by his mother, Marilyn Kay Reid, and his sister, Elizabeth Reid DeWitt, and brother, Gregory Allen Reid, and his two children Cooper McInnis Reid and Mary Tarver Ellis Reid. Jeff was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1968 and grew up in Dallas, Texas where he graduated from Jesuit College Preparatory in 1986 where he excelled at playing soccer. He graduated from the University of California - Berkeley in 1990 where he continued to play soccer and became knowledgeable about computer ...

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Mary Teresa "Maureen" Annunziata - OCT 19, 2019

Mary Teresa

Mary Teresa “Maureen” Annunziata, 87, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019. She was born on January 11, 1932 in Summerville, MA. She grew up and raised her family in New York and moved to Savannah with her husband John after retirement. She is survived by her loving husband, John Annunziata; daughters, Dee (Karl) DeMasi and Teresa (Chris) Overbeck; grandchildren, Christopher, Russell (Kate), John (Jenn), Michelle, Dominic and Carolyn and great-grandchild, Marshall. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2019 at Fox &am ...

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Tunis M. Smith, Jr. - OCT 18, 2019

Tunis M. Smith, Jr.

Tunis M. Smith, Jr., 93, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at Spanish Oaks Retreat. He was born November 25, 1925 in Savannah, GA to the late Tunis M. Smith, Sr. and Annie Kohlage Smith. Mr. Smith retired from the Union Camp Corporation where he worked for over three decades, first as a Mechanical Engineer in the Box Plant and then as head of maintenance in the Chemical Division. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army engineer corps. During retirement, he volunteered for many years with the Ronald McDonald House. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by hi ...

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Cheryl Littleton Andrews - OCT 17, 2019

Cheryl Littleton Andrews

Cheryl Littleton Andrews, 54, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019.  Surviving are three children, Candice Colquitt, Neyle Colquitt, Anthony Andrews and other relatives.  A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Monday, October 21, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.   ...

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Barbara Jeanine Pearson - OCT 16, 2019

Barbara Jeanine Pearson

Barbara Jeanine Pearson, 89, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Azalealand Nursing Home.  She was born in Savannah, daughter of Thomas Dewey Pearson and Clara Meehan Pearson. Miss Pearson graduated from Savannah High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Armstrong State College.  She was employed at Savannah Sugar Refinery as a secretary for many years and a member of Independent Presbyterian Church.  Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Dewey Pearson, Jr. and nephew, Thomas Dewey Pearson, III. Surviving are her niece, Leslie Pearson Mills (Brya ...

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James Jernigan Crumbley, III - OCT 15, 2019

James Jernigan Crumbley, III

James (Jim) J. Crumbley, III died October 15, 2019 at his home. He was born October 16, 1964 in Albany, Georgia, son of the late Dr. Ben Hill Crumbley, DDS and Patricia D. Henline. Jim loved God first. He prayed for his children's safety every night and for the blessings he had been given in his life. Family came next, he adored his children and he lived for them. Third was a very close tie between the Georgia Bulldogs, fishing and golfing. He carried a pole in all of his vehicles and if he saw a body of water he would pull over and throw in a line. He played golf every Wednesday, weather perm ...

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Kelle Davis Jackson - OCT 15, 2019

Kelle Davis Jackson

Kelle Claire Jackson TYBEE ISLAND, GA - Kelle Claire Jackson passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2019. She was born in Metairie, Louisiana on December 13, 1979 to Edward Lawson Davis Jr. and Brenda Boudreaux Davis. Kelle attended Roswell High School and graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. Kelle was a ray of sunshine to all who knew her. She was thoughtful, encouraging, caring and always went the extra mile for others. Many times she professed that her greatest accomplishment in life was being a mother to ...

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Judge Tom A. Edenfield, Sr. - OCT 15, 2019

Judge Tom A. Edenfield, Sr.

Judge Tom A. Edenfield, Sr. – SAVANNAH – a devoted husband, father, friend, attorney and Judge, died October 15, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital surrounded by his family. Tom was born in Savannah, Georgia, on August 10, 1939 and was a lifelong resident of Savannah. He grew up on East 35th Street and was a 1957 graduate of Commercial High School. He earned his Associates Degree from Armstrong Junior College and graduated from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law. He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Temple for over 35 years. Some of Tom's many professional accomplishments incl ...

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Richard "Gene" Powell - OCT 14, 2019

Richard

Richard Eugene “Gene” Powell, 80, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 at his residence in Statesboro, GA after a 19 year battle with lung disease. He was born July 2, 1939 in Savannah, GA to the late Fred Lamar Powell and Mildred Hodges Powell. He married Annie Laurie Sikes on May 5, 1961 in Ridgeland, SC. Gene served in the U.S. Marines and was retired from Chatham Radiator after 15 years of service, as well as Backus Cadillac Pontiac after 25 years of service. He was a resident of Savannah before retiring to Statesboro, GA in 2001. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his ...

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Jeanne Laffitte Brooks - OCT 14, 2019

Jeanne Laffitte Brooks

Jeanne Laffitte Brooks, 70, passed away on Monday, October, 14, 2019. Born on March 4, 1949 in Birmingham AL, Jeanne was the daughter of the late Virginia Laffitte Nilan and David Smith Laffitte. She was raised in Spartanburg, SC. Jeanne graduated Spartanburg High School and the University of South Carolina. In 1982, Jeanne moved to Savannah, which she would come to call her true home. It was there that Jeanne found her passion for caring for others through the hospitality business. With a successful career that spanned over four decades, Jeanne helped countless boutique hotels to learn the va ...

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Robert L. "Bobby" Cameron - OCT 14, 2019

Robert L.

Mr. Robert Lee Cameron, age 81, passed away October 14, 2019 at Hospice House in Savannah after an extended illness. He was born November 5, 1937 in LaGrange, Georgia to Hazel Terry Cameron and Ralph Cameron. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Seymore Cameron and Terry Cameron.  He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Barbara McAllister Cameron, and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Cameron formerly served in the US Navy and was the long-time owner/manager of Piggly Wiggly on Wilmington Island. He was a member of Wilmington Island United Methodist Church and a devoted fan ...

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William H. "Hank" Vaughn, III APR 28, 1964 - OCT 12, 2019

William H.

William Henry Vaughn, III (Hank), born April 28, 1964 in Savannah, GA to Dr. William Vaughn (deceased), and Martheda Barnes Vaughn. Hank was a graduate of Jenkins High School and Savannah Vocational Technical School. He was employed at the Savannah Yacht Club. Passed away into the arms of Jesus on October 12th at Hospice Savannah, he was preceded in death by his dad, and his brother Stephen. Hank is survived by his mother, Martheda Humphries Lewis and stepdad Cleon Lewis, brothers Chris Lawson (Sherry) of Friday Harbor, WA, and Dr. Michael Vaughn (Jackie), and stepsister Debra Blackburn (Fred) ...

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Max Gordon Forehand SEP 10, 1934 - OCT 12, 2019

Max Gordon Forehand

Guyton- Max Gordon Forehand, 85, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at home under the care of Hospice Savannah surrounded by his loving family. Max was born in Hiltonia, Georgia on September 10, 1934 to the late Gordon Stanley and Eunice Godbee Forehand. He moved to Savannah at an early age, where he spent most of his life before relocating to Guyton. Max joined the Air National Guard on March 12, 1952. He retired from the 165th Airlift Wing as a Chief Master Sergeant on September 9,1994. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Mary Azalie Forehand. Surviving are ...

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Corley H. Nease, O.D. - OCT 11, 2019

Corley H. Nease, O.D.

Corley H. Nease, O.D., 82, passed away October 11, 2019. He was born in Lumber City, GA and graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in 1960. He was an optometrist in the Army for nearly seven years, four of those years in France. He practiced privately in Savannah for 34 years. He was a past president of the Georgia Optometric Association and an early advocate for optometrists to use diagnostic drugs. He was an active member of Christ Church Anglican and sang in the choir for many years. He was also a past president of The Exchange Club of Savannah. He is survived by his wife Ginny, s ...

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Jerome "Jerry" Richard Hanley - OCT 11, 2019

Jerome

Jerome Richard Hanley, loving husband and father of three, passed away on October 11, 2019 after two years of bravely battling complications from a stroke. Jerry was lovingly adopted from The Cradle, in Chicago, IL by James R. Hanley and Pauline Lowry of Perry, NY. He attended Kinderhook High School and graduated from The Milne School in Albany (’53). Jerry went on to Brown University (’57) and the Yale School of Drama (’60) where he met his wife of 59 years Ann Elizabeth Truslow. They were married in 1960. He served for two years in the US Army. After his service, Jerry joined the faculty of ...

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Michele Peterman Creel - OCT 11, 2019

Michele Peterman Creel

Michele Peterman Creel, “Mickey”, 76, passed away October 11, 2019 in Savannah, Georgia after an extended illness. Mickey was born in Savannah, Georgia on September 10, 1943 to Geneva and Bert Peterman. A 1960 graduate of Savannah High School, she went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education from Georgia Southern College in 1964. Upon graduation, she began her lifelong career as a mathematics educator at HV Jenkins High School at the young age of 20. Soon after, she moved to Summerville, South Carolina where she met and married, Gerald Creel, a young naval officer from Texas. ...

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William (Buddy) Bernard Murray, Jr. JAN 08, 1948 - OCT 10, 2019

William (Buddy) Bernard Murray, Jr.

William (Buddy) Bernard Murray Jr., died October 10 at home under the care of Hospice Savannah, surrounded by his wife, children, and dog Coco. He was born January 8, 1948 in Savannah, GA, a son of William Sr. and Helen Jester Murray. Buddy was a graduate of Savannah High School in 1966 and served in the United States Army Reserves.  He completed his trade and vocational certification from North Georgia Technical College in HVAC and Plumbing.  He worked for and owned Murray Plumbing Company up until his retirement.  Buddy was an avid collector, a loyal husband, and a great barbecue sauce maker ...

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Edwin S. Moore, Jr. - OCT 10, 2019

Edwin S. Moore, Jr.

Edwin S. Moore, Jr., 92, passed peacefully, Thursday, October 10, 2019, with family at his side, while in the care of Hospice Savannah. Ed was born in Santa Cruz, CA. He was a veteran of the US Navy. He retired as a civilian employee of the Federal government. He has made Savannah his home since 1990. Ed is survived by his wife Joan, a sister Dorothy, and her family in Hawaii, his son William S. (Deborah), and Dwain B. (Sharon) of California, a granddaughter, three great-grandchildren in Oregon, and extended family in Florida, Georgia, and beyond. As per his wishes, there will be no funeral or ...

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Kojo Afenyi-Annan JAN 03, 1944 - OCT 09, 2019

Kojo Afenyi-Annan

Kojo Afenyi-Annan, AKA “Guy Green”, age 75, of The Landings at Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA died unexpectedly on Wednesday October 9, 2019. Kojo was one of those rare individuals whose life reflected his values: a deep, abiding love of family; a commitment to creating and nurturing relationships; strong, unshakable, integrity; dedication to excellence; and a belief that life should be fun. A prolific reader and scholar who spoke multiple languages, traveled extensively throughout the world, and had friends from all walks of life – he was a true renaissance man. Friendly with everyone, he had ...

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Rose Mary Ward NOV 11, 1933 - OCT 09, 2019

Rose Mary Ward

Rose Mary Ward, 85, died on October 9, 2019 at Candler Hospital. Born on November 11, 1933 in Johnstown, PA, she grew up in Canton, Ohio. That’s where she met and married her husband, Bob, in 1954. They met at the local skating rink where she and her siblings spent most weekends. She moved to Castle Air Force Base in California, where she had her son. She then relocated back home to Ohio in the early 60’s, where they lived until relocating to Atlanta, GA in 1971. While in Atlanta, she worked as a book binder for Foote & Davies for over 20 years. She later moved to McDonough, GA with her fa ...

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Rose Mary Ward - OCT 09, 2019

Rose Mary Ward

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Eleanor M. "Ellie" "Poodle" Fountain - OCT 08, 2019

Eleanor M.

Eleanor Margaret Fountain, also known as Ellie and Poodle, age 77, peacefully passed away at her home October 8th, after her battle with cancer. Her sister-in-law Peggy and niece Angela were at her bedside. Born in Savannah, October 1, 1942, Eleanor was the daughter of Leon Issac & Annie Stregles Fountain.  She was a 1960 graduate of Savannah High School, and continued her education at GA Southern University, receiving a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with minors in Psychology, Journalism, and Secretarial Science; a Master’s degree in Psychometry from GA State University, and Ph.D. ...

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John Gargano - OCT 07, 2019

John Gargano

While heaven has always been known as a place of peace, calm and comfort, the rules were changed on October 7, 2019 when John Gargano, of Savannah, GA, busted through the pearly gates. Often the life of the party, John had a mission to bring joy to everyone he interacted with and was known to pull laughter from even the toughest critics. Pranks were a way of life, and John sought out to pull the funniest pranks on everyone he could. While he was often the happiest or funniest person in the room, he taught everyone that he could set the tone and instill fear and a sense of seriousness in a matt ...

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James Conner Lynes, Jr. SEP 21, 1921 - OCT 07, 2019

James Conner Lynes, Jr.

James Conner Lynes, Jr. passed the morning of October 7, 2019 while under care at Riverview Retirement Home.  A native of Marietta Georgia, he was a career Air Force service member, and veteran of World War II, Korean, and Vietnam Conflicts, retiring as Senior Chief Master Sergeant after 42 years of service.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Katheryn Lynes, son James C. Lynes III, and two daughters Linda (Stacy) Bucher and Patty Lynes.  Mr. Lynes is survived by his daughter in law, Jodee Lynes, son in law Burt Bucher Sr., grandchildren Jim Lynes IV (sp. Allison), Burt Bucher Jr, Tim Bucher ...

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David F. Walls JUL 23, 1958 - OCT 06, 2019

David F. Walls

Savannah, GA   David F. Walls, age 62, died peacefully in his sleep on October 6, 2019, after a long battle with cancer.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward F. Walls. Jr. and Beverly Bridges Walls. Surviving are his sister Katheryn E. Walls; brother, Stanley Walls; sister-in-law, June Walls; and nephew, Timothy Walls. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Arlington Memorial Park, 201 Mt. Vernon Hwy, NW, Sandy Springs, GA. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, 7200 Ho ...

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Mitchell Bunker Smith OCT 14, 1979 - OCT 05, 2019

Mitchell Bunker Smith

Mitchell Bunker Smith, of Valona, Georgia, died Friday, October 4, 2019. He is survived by his beautiful children, Ben Smith (15) and Jack Smith (15), of Darien, Georgia, and Holden Smith (9) of Atlanta, Georgia. Born with a sense of adventure in Anchorage, Alaska, and reared in Pike County, Georgia, Mitchell spent most of his adult life on the coast of Georgia, son to Sherron Smith and Tommy Smith (deceased) and brother to Kate Venugopal of Oakland, California. Mitchell’s big heart and love for life was shared with and felt by many, and his natural love for people gave him a unique zeal for o ...

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William "Will" Ronning - OCT 05, 2019

William

William Lawrence Ronning, 48, passed away Saturday at his home with his devoted family by his side. Will, who was known by many names (most of which are related to a funny story), was a 1989 graduate of Savannah Christian Preparatory School, where he served as class president for a group of people who would remain friends for life. He was a proud graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a degree in Risk Management and Insurance in 1991. While at UGA, he served as secretary of his fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon. After graduating from UGA, Will opened an Allstate Agency in Augusta ...

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Arthur "Artie" Fisher - OCT 03, 2019

Arthur

Arthur (Artie) Edward Fisher passed away October 3rd, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah Ga. surrounded by his family. Born October 28th, 1937 in Rosedale NY, he graduated from Andrew Jackson High School and proudly enlisted in the US Marine Corp from 1955 to 1958. He went to work for Pan American Airways and joined the Nassau County Police Department in 1965. During his 20 year career he was a patrolman, served in the Crime Prevention Unit and attained the rank of Detective and retired in 1985. He lived in North Babylon NY and was also a 1st Degree Mason of the Babylon Lodge. He then move ...

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Barbara Underwood Brown Paull - OCT 03, 2019

Barbara Underwood Brown Paull

Barbara Paull passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019.  She was born on August 20, 1931 in Evanston, IL, the only child of Ethel U. Brown and Dillon R. Brown.  She was preceded in death by her son, David U. Pickard of Roanoke, VA. She attended Lawrence College in Appleton, WI, and graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and as a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. She lived in the Chicago area for most of her life. She retired to the Landings in 1990, and was actively involved in the Landings Garden Club, serving one year as its president.  She was als ...

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