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Carolyn McConnell Luck - NOV 25, 2021

Carolyn McConnell Luck

Carolyn McConnell Luck passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at her home.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.   ...

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Johnnie Everett Dewitt MAR 30, 1930 - NOV 25, 2021

Johnnie Everett Dewitt

Johnnie Everett Dewitt, 91, died peacefully at home on Thursday, November 25, 2021 The native and lifelong resident of Savannah was born in the spring of 1930 to the late Joseph L. and Evelyn Clifton Dewitt. Johnnie was a graduate of Savannah High School and a member of the COBRA Club. Johnnie retired from Union Camp Paper after more than 30 years of service He was an avid TV watcher, especially enjoying western themes.  In addition to his parents, Johnnie was predeceased by his wife, Debra Diane Dewitt; brother, Franklin Dewitt; two sisters, Mildred “Mitzie Covey and Ernestin ...

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Cameron Cory Padgett MAY 03, 1988 - NOV 24, 2021

Cameron Cory Padgett

Cameron Cory Padgett, 33, of Savannah passed away at home on Wednesday evening, November 24, 2021.  Cameron will be remembered for his kind nature, and his ability to befriend anyone and keep them laughing. Anyone who spent time with Cameron has funny memories; these memories will stay with us forever and keep his presence near. Cameron was born on May 3, 1988, in Savannah. His love for sports began in his backyard with friendly competition with his brothers, cousins, and friends. Cameron’s love for sports led to his being a standout in basketball and baseball at Calvary Day S ...

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Tenella Brown Smith - NOV 23, 2021

Tenella Brown Smith

Tenella Brown Smith, 96, passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Pinewood Manor Nursing Home in Hawkinsville, GA. She was born in Metter, GA, daughter of the late Leon B. Brown and Essie Mae Mosley Brown.  Mrs. Smith was a longtime member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church and a homemaker. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Brackston Smith, Sr., grandson, Alfred Brackston Smith, III and daughter-in-law, Karen Davis Smith. Surviving are her children, Alfred Brackston Smith, Jr. of Hawkinsville, GA; daughter, Jo Ann Smith Spoffor ...

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Michael Gary Jordan - NOV 22, 2021

Michael Gary Jordan

Michael Gary Jorden, 55, departed this life and arrived in Heaven on November 22, 2021.  The Miami, FL native was born December 24, 1965.  He and his family moved to Savannah, GA in 1971.  He graduated from Windsor Forest High School in 1984.  He served in the United States Navy as an aviation machinist mate 2nd class.  Outside of work he was a passionate fan of the Seattle Seahawks. Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Sue Shumaker Flamer. Surviving are his father and step-mother, Cecil G. and Mildred J. Jordan, step-father, Thomas F. Flamer, da ...

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Mercer Griffith Blackburn - NOV 21, 2021

Mercer Griffith Blackburn

Mercer G. Blackburn, 94, of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family in her home on November 21, 2021. Mercer will be lovingly remembered for her generosity, faith, sense of humor, keen wit, dedication to family, hosting skills, her support and nourishment of others, and her hand-churned peach ice cream.  Mercer was born in Savannah on July 11, 1927 to Benjamin F. Griffith (Papa) and Margaret Alice Griffith (nee Pittman). She was married to James B. “JB” Blackburn for 72 years and together they attended the University of Georgia in Athens. Followi ...

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Mary Elizabeth Hewit Utzinger Roeder - NOV 21, 2021

Mary Elizabeth Hewit Utzinger Roeder

Mary Elizabeth Hewit Utzinger Roeder, businesswoman and teacher, died Nov. 21, 2021, in Savannah, GA at the age of 100. Born in Jersey City, NJ, Mary Betty intended to study drama after high school. However, she soon met Arthur Utzinger at a church dance, and married him in 1940. They had two sons during World War II, and a third shortly after. As a working mother, she opened a preschool in Plainfield, applying her knowledge of early childhood growth and development. When Art died suddenly in 1962, she decided, with characteristic practicality, that a widow raising three children needed ...

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James (Jay) S. Waddington - NOV 21, 2021

James (Jay) S. Waddington

James “Jay” S. Waddington died peacefully on November 21, 2021 in Savannah, GA, where he resided since 1974.  Jay was born in 1945 in Philadelphia, PA to Regina (Kerr) and Edwin B. Waddington Sr. He grew up in Alloway, NJ, and attended George School in Newtown, PA. He completed his undergraduate degree in Divisional Social Science at Michigan State University in 1968. While there he met and married Deborah (Debby) D. Holden of Tecumseh, MI, his wife of nearly 56 years.  Jay moved his family to Savannah in 1974 with Goodwill Industries. At Goodwill, he worked as a vo ...

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Herbert J. "Herbie" Curry, Jr. - NOV 19, 2021

Herbert J.

Herbert James “Herbie” Curry, 57, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at his home.  He was born February 29, 1964 in Savannah to the Frances Moore Curry and the late Herbert J. Curry, Sr.   Herbie graduated from Calvary Day School in 1982.  He worked in the family business, Curry Dry Cleaners for many years before opening his own business, Curry Mobile Detailing.  He is survived by his daughter, Brittany Curry, mother, Frances Moore Curry, sister, Cathy Curry Knight (David), brother, John Curry (Lisa), and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and c ...

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JoAnn Michau Smith - NOV 19, 2021

JoAnn Michau Smith

JoAnn Michau Smith, 73, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021 at her residence.  A celebration of life service will be held after the first of the year.  Memorial gifts may be made to the GHC Foundation, P.O. Box 15665, Savannah, GA 31416. The full obituary will be published as soon as available. ...

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Linda Sue Easley Glaser OCT 29, 1946 - NOV 18, 2021

Linda Sue Easley Glaser

Mrs. Linda Sue Easley Glaser, age 75, died November 18 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  The Springfield, Ohio native had lived in Savannah many years.  She was a retired medical technician with St. Joseph’s Hospital. Surviving are her husband, Virgil Glaser; two daughters, Lori Glaser, and Sara Horan (Casey); a son, Jason Glaser (Angie); grandchildren, all of whom have a special nickname given them by their grandfather, Emily Frances (Chris) Liebner, Isacc “Fred” Horan; Kristen Leah “Lucy” Horan, Liberty “Belle” Glaser, Lincoln &ldquo ...

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Karen Sue Blevins Veal - NOV 18, 2021

Karen Sue Blevins Veal

Karen Sue Blevins Veal, 67, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  She was born in West Virginia to Stell Mae Ellis Blevins and Clifford Blevins.  Karen worked as an R.N. for many years, retiring from Pruitt Home Health.  At her request no service will be held.   ...

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Edward William Nelson, Sr. - NOV 18, 2021

Edward William Nelson, Sr.

Edward William Nelson, Sr.  passed from this life to heavenly victory on November 18th, 2021.  Ed was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1930.  He was the eldest son of Edward Hans Nelson and Lydia Amelia Nelson.  Ed had three sisters, Myrna, Enola, and Rhoda; and two brothers, Byron and Randy. Ed worked on the family property in Zion, Illinois and among his many responsibilities, taught horseback riding.  After graduating high school in Zion and completing service in the Army during the Korean War, Ed earned a degree at Lake Forest College and became an exceptional go ...

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Jimmy N. Ubernosky JUL 31, 1973 - NOV 18, 2021

Jimmy N. Ubernosky

Service arrangements for Jimmy Urbanosky are incomplete and will be announced. An obituary will be posted soon. ...

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Lou Ellen Vincent Barnes MAY 11, 2021 - NOV 17, 2021

Lou Ellen Vincent Barnes

Lou Ellen Barnes, 82, died Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Candler Hospital. The Roanoke Rapids, NC native was born in the Spring of 1939 to the late Henry and Marian Carroll Vincent. Lou was a graduate of Louisburg College in Louisburg, NC. She was a former member of the Gold Medal All-American Girls Basketball team where she played forward.   Lou's passion was helping others, so it was only natural that she chose a career in Human Resources. She worked for Magnavox in Arden, NC. before moving to Tennessee, where she was the relocation specialist. Lou briefly returned to North C ...

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Franklin (Frank) Delano Yelton DEC 06, 1932 - NOV 17, 2021

Franklin (Frank) Delano Yelton

Franklin (Frank) Delano Yelton, 88, died peacefully in his home on November 17, 2021. Frank was born in Boiling Springs, NC. He was raised alongside his brothers and a sister by his loving mother, Sallie Elison. In 1976, Frank moved to Savannah with his wife Betty.  Franklin is preceded in death by his mother, Sallie Elison; his first wife of 30 years, Betty Wall Yelton; as well as his longtime companion, Claire Rosemary Cramer; and five brothers. He is survived by two daughters, Judith Leaptrot and Robin Tarvin; son-in-law, Michael D. Tarv ...

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Paul John Davis III NOV 10, 1966 - NOV 15, 2021

Paul John Davis III

FOR A LIVESTREMING OF THE SERVICE - CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW John Davis (gather.app)   Paul John Davis,III, beloved local florist, died unexpectedly at his home on Monday, November 15, 2021. John was born on November 10, 1966 in Savannah, Georgia. A lifetime member of Calvary Baptist Temple, John spent his youth centered around his family, his church and Calvary Day School. John learned his love of flowers as a teenager and shortly after graduating from high school in 1985, John opened John Davis Florist in 1988. John’s great sense of humor and love of his family and friends ...

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William (John) Hussey JAN 29, 1979 - NOV 15, 2021

William (John) Hussey

William “John” Hussey, 42, passed away suddenly on November 15, 2021, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.  He was born in Frankfurt, Germany on January 29, 1979, and was the son of Bettye Hook Hussey and the late COL. William Van Hussey. John graduated from Texas State University and obtained the rank of Major during his service in the United States Army. After leaving the military, he joined the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer serving in Manila, Philippines; Maputo, Mozambique; Washington, D.C.; and was recently ...

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Edwin W. Lewis OCT 11, 1943 - NOV 15, 2021

Edwin W. Lewis

Edwin W. Lewis, Sr. died suddenly at the age of 78 on Monday, November 15, 2021 at his home in Savannah, GA. Edwin was born in Evanston, Il, the son of Victor and Anne (Ward) Lewis. He was educated at the Taft School in Watertown, CT and at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. In 1969, Edwin married Gloria DeCapua of Allegany, NY. They have two children. He worked as an Executive Compensation Consultant for several companies before ending his career with his own company, Lewis Consulting International. Edwin served his country with the Air Force where he earned ...

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Rimma Cullina SEP 15, 1960 - NOV 15, 2021

Rimma Cullina

Rimma Cullina, age 61, passed away unexpectedly at home on November 15. She is survived by her husband, James Cullina Jr., three nephews, and four nieces. ...

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Allene Frances Johnston Lee OCT 22, 1950 - NOV 14, 2021

Allene Frances Johnston Lee

Allene Frances Johnston Lee died peacefully in her home on Sunday, November 14, 2021 in Hardeeville, South Carolina.  Allene was born in Atlanta, Georgia as the firstborn child of Eugenia and Frank Johnston. She graduated from Herschel V. Jenkins High School in Savannah and attended Middle Georgia College in Cochran, Georgia.  In 1978, she married Terry R. Lee of Pembroke, Georgia and they have been happily married for 43 years, raising two children and sharing their grandchildren together.  Allene retired after 46 years from Cardiovascular Consultants P.C. in 2017 wher ...

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Eileen B. Brady JAN 07, 1957 - NOV 13, 2021

Eileen B. Brady

Eileen Beasley Brady, 64, of Savannah died suddenly of natural causes on November 13, 2021. Born on January 7, 1957 in Augusta, Georgia.  Eileen was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Watson Beasley and her father, Gordon Beasley.  Surviving are her two sons, Neal Brady and Nathan Brady; three brothers: Walter Beasley, Hugh Beasley and David Beasley; and four grandchildren: Ava, Levi, Ella and Maddox.  Eileen graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor Degree in with Business in Accounting.  Additionally, Eileen graduated from Armstrong State Universit ...

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Angela Tilley Sherrill OCT 21, 1975 - NOV 12, 2021

Angela Tilley Sherrill

Angela Tilley Sherrill died unexpectedly at her home in Savannah, Georgia on November 12, 2021.  Angela was born on October 26, 1975, in Chattanooga, Tennessee where she graduated from The Baylor School, and then attended the University of Georgia in Athens where she was a member of Phi Mu sorority. After graduation from UGA, Angela worked for the World Wildlife Fund where she organized fundraising events, including the major event Wild Weekend in Atlanta. A highlight of her time with the foundation was a trip to the Costa Rican Rainforest with famous zoologist, Jim Fowler, and ...

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Delores Smith Vinson MAR 23, 1937 - NOV 11, 2021

Delores Smith Vinson

Delores Eleanor Vinson, 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 11, 2021. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on March 23, 1937 to the late Allen E. and Ruby Myrdis McCellar. Delores retired from C&S Bank (Bank of America) after 25 years of service. She was a communicant of Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Thunderbolt since 1974.  In addition to her parents, Delores is predeceased by her husband, Jimmy L. Vinson; three brothers and two sisters. Delores leaves behind her children, Rosario Anthony Lombardo (Pam), Lisa Rose Lombardo-Schaaf (Jed), ...

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John David Hutson, Sr. OCT 21, 1943 - NOV 11, 2021

John David Hutson, Sr.

John David Hutson, Sr. entered eternal rest November 11, 2021, after a short illness surrounded by his family at Baptist Heart Hospital in Jacksonville, FL.  He is survived by his daughter and son in law, Ticia and Mark Schaub; his cherished granddaughter, Mary Katherine Hutson and her fiancé Liam Haycock; sister, Cindy Hutson Hall (Chip); two brothers, HHF “Hootie” Hutson, III (Ann) and Greg Hutson (Tiffany); as well as “favorite cousins” Emma and Bill Simon and Kathy Thomsom; his constant four-legged companion, Itty-Bitty Kitty; ...

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Gloria Remion Leonard - NOV 11, 2021

Gloria Remion Leonard

Tybee Island After a valiant fight with pseudobulbar palsy, Gloria Leonard passed away on November 11, 2021.  She was 88 years old.  Gloria was an inspiration until the very end as she battled this insidious disease with grace and determination. She spent her final years with her devoted daughter and son-in-law on the Back River surrounded by those she loved. PLS may have stolen her voice, but it could not take her spirit!   Gloria’s birth to John and Helen Remion on March 11, 1933 was the beginning of an extraordinary life.  Along with her siblin ...

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Doris Davis Boice - NOV 10, 2021

Doris Davis Boice

Doris Davis Boice, 87, peacefully passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice. The native and lifetime resident of Savannah was the daughter of Annie Mae Mitchell Davis and Willie Shep Davis.  Doris worked for M&M and Kroger grocery stores in the meat department and as the greeter, respectively for 26 years.  She was a member of Bible Baptist Church since 1965 and served in the nursery, young boys, and senior Sunday school departments.  Faith and family were everything to Doris, she loved ...

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Frederick Charles Bogler, (USN, Ret.) - NOV 10, 2021

Frederick Charles Bogler, (USN, Ret.)

Frederick Charles Bogler (USN, Ret.), 85, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Surviving are his wife, Ellen; son Paul and daughter Suzanne.  A memorial service will be held at later date.  Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com The full obituary will be published as soon as available.   ...

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Joseph Kavanough (Kavie) Rutherford AUG 28, 1960 - NOV 10, 2021

Joseph Kavanough (Kavie) Rutherford

Kavie was born in Lexington, SC on August 28, 1960, son of the late Joseph Walker Rutherford Sr. and Nell Tarrant Able. Kavie graduated from Pelion High and went on to achieve his Bachelors at Armstrong State. He continued to reside and raise his family in Savannah. He was an entrepreneur, owning multiple businesses in his lifetime, including one which provided medical equipment to underprivileged persons in the Savannah community.  He was a devoted member of St.James Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus # 631 He is survived by his significant other, Joanne Hinnant, three sons, ...

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Mary Edenfield Osborne DEC 18, 1942 - NOV 09, 2021

Mary Edenfield Osborne

Mary Edenfield Osborne, devoted wife, loving mother, and beloved grandmother passed away peacefully, going home to be with the Lord on November 9, 2021.   Mary was born on December 18, 1942 in Savannah, Georgia.  It is in Savannah where she lived her entire life.  Most of Mary's career was spent in commercial banking and earlier on she worked for the Girl Scout Council of Savannah.  She was an active member of First Baptist Church of the Islands. She is survived by her devoted husband of 60 wonderful years, Hugh Dorsey Osborne, Sr; son, Hugh Dorsey ...

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William M. "Billy" Giles, Jr. - NOV 09, 2021

William M.

William McLaurin Giles, Jr., 87, passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2021.  He was born January 4, 1934 in Savannah to the late William McLaurin, Sr., and Cecile Corinne Newman Giles.  Billy graduated from Savannah High School, where he played football, basketball and baseball. He continued his athletics for the University of Georgia, where he also played baseball and basketball. Billy returned to Savannah after graduation and ran Giles Store at the Savannah Sugar Refinery, which served breakfast and lunch to the employees. Billy would get up at 5:00 a.m. to make the best homemade ...

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Linda Ken Bell Dunn - NOV 08, 2021

Linda Ken Bell Dunn

Linda Ken Bell Dunn, 79, passed away Monday, November 8, 2021 at her home under the care of Hospice Savannah and her family.  She was born August 9, 1942 in Gainesville, GA to the late John Herbert Bell and Dorothy Blackstock Bell.  Ken attended Auburn University for 3 years before moving back home and graduating from Brenau University.  She was a member of Phi Mu Social Sorority, as well as numerous other honorary societies.  Ken and her husband Joseph, after marrying in 1963, lived in Key West, Florida, and Warwick, Rhode Island before moving to Savannah. She was an ac ...

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Barbara Rundbaken - NOV 08, 2021

Barbara Rundbaken

Barbara Rundbaken passed away Monday, November 8, 2021.  Barbara enjoyed spending time with her beloved husband, Sol, and their family, with whom she shared wonderful relationships. She was a nurse, CPA, and educator, always ready to help others. Barbara loved the challenge and comradery of running and especially enjoyed the Rock n Roll Marathon series! Her adventurous spirit and positive energy was infectious, her hugs healing, and she could inspire easily. She brought out the best in others. Barbara is survived by her husband, Sol Rundbaken; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Phil ...

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Edward E. (Ed) Wolfe, Sr. - NOV 07, 2021

Edward E. (Ed) Wolfe, Sr.

Edward E. (Ed) Wolfe, Sr., 90, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at his home on Tybee Island.  He was born in Savannah, son of Charles A. Wolfe, Sr. and Margaret Sellers Wolfe.  Ed was a graduate of Benedictine Military School and was a veteran of United States Marine Corps serving during the Korean War.  He was retired from the American Automobile Association (AAA) after more than 30 years.  He was a member of the Catholic faith, the Fenian Society, American Legion Post 154, a reunion group of Savannah Korean War veterans and an avid golfer.  Other than his p ...

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Donald A. Roth - NOV 07, 2021

Donald A. Roth

Donald A. Roth passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at the age of 84. Don was born on September 4, 1937 in Englewood, New Jersey to John Charles Roth and Alma Hannell Roth. Don graduated from Saint Cecilia's High School in Engelwood, NJ, and received a B.S. degree from Farleigh Dickinson University.  Don retired from a long career with Standard & Poor's in 1997. Don and his wife Judy, who predeceased him in 2017, moved to The Landings in Savannah, GA in 1998. Don was an avid outdoorsman who loved golf, fishing, and hunting in his earlier years. H ...

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Elbert Dale (Chuck) Brown - NOV 06, 2021

Elbert Dale (Chuck) Brown

Elbert Dale (Chuck) Brown, age 66, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021, with his wife by his side.  Chuck courageously battled cancer for the last four years, while living life lovingly and as fully as possible. Chuck was born in Savannah on September 13, 1955 as the son of Elbert Duncan and Arlene Lumley Brown. Chuck enjoyed a happy childhood in a neighborhood full of children. He began playing sports at an early age and was a sports and athletic advocate all of his life. Chuck maintained many friendships from his earliest years throughout his life. He was loyal.  Chuck gradu ...

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Jeanne Moye Whitford MAR 19, 1939 - NOV 05, 2021

Jeanne Moye Whitford

Jeanne Moye Whitford passed away surrounded by the love of her family on November 5, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jeanne was born on March 19, 1939 in Greenville, N.C., the daughter of James Howard Moye and Mamie Lancaster Moye. She was a true daughter of eastern North Carolina. Anyone who spoke with her was treated to her beautiful southern accent and trademark giggle. Jeanne had a gift for chit-chat and never met a stranger.  She met her husband, Howard Norman Whitford, Jr., when they were in college and they enjoyed more than 60 years of marriage. After their marri ...

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Marcia Caroline Elkins Cook SEP 29, 1942 - NOV 05, 2021

Marcia Caroline Elkins Cook

Marcia passed away peacefully on Friday, November 5, 2021.   Marcia was born in Ridgeland, SC to the late William Robertson Elkins and Freda Irwin Elkins.  She was a graduate of Wylie E Groves High School.    Marcia was a dear and outgoing lady who made a friend wherever she was.  She had a quick wit and a generous heart.  Marcia was passionate about American Patriotism and instilled that belief in those around her.  She was active in the community both as a volunteer and the owner of several local businesses.  Marcia walked a life of faith an ...

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Mary Ann Sharp Hess DEC 09, 1931 - NOV 05, 2021

Mary Ann Sharp Hess

Mary Ann Sharp Hess died peacefully on Friday November 5, 2021. Mary Ann was born to Ralph Ellis Sharp and Henrietta Robison Sharp in Bethlehem, PA on December 9, 1931. She attended Moravian Seminary for Girls and earned a B.S. in Zoology from Mount Holyoke College. Mary Ann married Richard M. (Dick) Hess 67 years ago on October 16, 1954 and they have been residents of Savannah Georgia for over thirty years. They moved to Savannah from Waccabuc, NY and have been active members of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Mary Ann was involved in many community organizations, including Chairperson ...

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Anne Devonshire “Devon” Sullivan Gaudry   FEB 07, 1954 - NOV 03, 2021

Anne Devonshire “Devon” Sullivan Gaudry  

Please click here to view livestream available November 8,2021 at 5:45 p.m. Anne Devonshire “Devon” Sullivan Gaudry   Devon passed away on November 3, 2021 after a brief illness.  Her family, and loved ones were with her when she went home to her Lord and Savior.  She was a proud native Savannahian born at Candler Hospital, Feb 7, 1954.   She grew up on corner of 52nd and Abercorn, in the same house her grandparents called home.  She graduated from St. Vincent Academy and attended Marymount University.   Devon would always ...

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V. Jean Hansen APR 14, 1923 - NOV 02, 2021

V. Jean Hansen

V. Jean Hansen, 98, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021 under the care of Spanish Oaks Retreat.  A service and burial will be held at a later date in Bakersfield National Cemetery in California.   ...

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Betty Blake Poleynard FEB 07, 1925 - NOV 02, 2021

Betty Blake Poleynard

Betty was born February 7, 1925, in Greenwich, CT, to Sallie Robbins Blake, and Samuel Blake. Betty had one older brother, Robert Samuel Blake. She attended Florida State College for Women in Tallahassee (now FSU) 40 miles from Thomasville, GA, Army Airfield where her brother was stationed. While visiting her brother, she was introduced to his wingman, Sidney Darneville Poleynard. After a brief courtship, Betty and Sidney were married in Florida in 1944 and moved to Louisiana. Their first child, Gary, was born in Shreveport while they were stationed at Barksdale Air Field. They settled in Bato ...

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William Douglas Dodge SEP 26, 1937 - NOV 01, 2021

William Douglas Dodge

William Douglas Dodge, 84, died peacefully on Monday, November 1, 2021, in Savannah, Georgia, with his loving wife Mickey by his side. “Bill” was born in Savannah, the middle child and only son of Kenneth and Betty (Sadler) Dodge. He was educated in the Savannah public schools and Benedictine Military School. He went on to receive his Bachelors degree in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and his Masters from Georgia State University. From 1966 to 1978 Bill worked for Lockheed - Georgia Company in Marietta. In 1992 he retired from his positi ...

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Linda Akins Dooley NOV 07, 1940 - OCT 31, 2021

Linda Akins Dooley

Linda Akins Dooley, after a brief illness, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 31, 2021 surrounded by her children. She was seven days shy of her 81st birthday.  As the second of seven children, Linda was born in Savannah in 1940 to the late James Perry and Opa Reta Akins. She graduated from Commercial High School in 1958, and recently celebratied her 63rd high school reunion. Linda married the love of her life, James Marvin Dooley, who preceded her in death in 2013 after 54 years of marriage.  Linda was a devoted stay-at-home mom for ...

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Charles David Bragg JAN 06, 1939 - OCT 31, 2021

Charles David Bragg

Charles David Bragg, 82, died at home on Sunday, October 31, 2021 under the care of Arcadia Hospice. He was a native Savannahian born to Charles Ellis Bragg and Mildred Brewton Bragg on January 6, 1939. He was an honor graduate of Commercial High School, class of 1956. He earned his BBA (’60) and MBA (’61) in Accounting from the University of Georgia. While at UGA, he was a member of the “Dixie” Redcoat Band as well as Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity. He began his career in accounting with S.D. Leidesdorf & Co. (now known as Ernst & Young) in Greenville, SC. ...

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Richard F. Carlson - OCT 31, 2021

Richard F. Carlson

Richard F. Carlson, age 81, passed away at his home in Savannah GA., on Sunday, October 31st, 2021. Dick was born on November 6th, 1939 in Austin, Texas to Gilbert Frank Carlson and Birdie Elaine (Wilt) Carlson. After graduating from Texas Tech University, with an Undergraduate Degree in Business, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served in several locations but was stationed specifically on the USS Essex during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Dick then completed his education with an MBA at The University of Dallas. Dick worked for the company A.S. Hanson in Dallas, Texas and was offe ...

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Cornelia Rankin Groves APR 23, 1926 - OCT 31, 2021

Cornelia Rankin Groves

Cornelia Rankin Groves, widow of Robert Walker Groves, Jr., died on October 31, 2021.  She was a lifelong resident of Savannah. Cornelia was born in Savannah on April 23rd, 1926, to the late William Scott and Hannay Ellis Rankin.  She was a graduate of Pape School Savannah and Randolph-Macon Women’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia. She is survived by a son, Robert Walker Groves III (Anne); a daughter, Susan Groves Stevens of Yonges Island, S.C.; four grandchildren, William Scott Rankin Groves (Amanda), Suzanne Groves Hoffman (Rob) of Ann Arbor, Michigan, William Johnson ...

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Roger F. Benton - OCT 30, 2021

Roger F. Benton

Roger Felton Benton of Savannah, GA passed to his heavenly reward in the early morning of October 30, 2021 after a short illness.  He was born February 22, 1941.  He was preceded in death by his father Joseph W. Benton, Sr, and his brother Joseph W. Benton, Jr.  He is survived by his mother Wilhelmina Durden Benton, 103, of Bluffton, SC and Savannah, GA; sisters Judy Hutson and Jean Fasano; nephews Matt Hutson, Jason Hutson, David Hutson, and Mikey Fasano.  Also surviving are his great-niece Harmony and great-nephew Daniil, as well as other relatives and dear friend Priscil ...

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Sean Mackenzie Hughes MAR 31, 1992 - OCT 30, 2021

Sean Mackenzie Hughes

On March 31, 1992, at 9:44 PM, the world heard the first heartbeat of Sean Mackenzie Hughes. Too soon to become an angel, Sean passed on October 30, 2021. A loving son and brother, Sean leaves to cherish his memory, his parents, Michael James Hughes and Sam Tall Hughes; brother, Casey Bernard Hughes; grandmother, Mildred Tall; loving girlfriend, Hannah Wilson; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and second cousins that will miss him dearly.  Sean was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bernard and Alma Hughes and John Tall; and great-uncle, James Marschall. ...

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Deborah Ann Rice JAN 01, 1951 - OCT 30, 2021

Deborah Ann Rice

Deborah Ann Rice, formerly of Atlanta GA, died Saturday morning October 30, 2021, at Buckingham South under the care of Arcadia Hospice. She was born in Washington DC, on January 1, 1951, to Richard L Rice and Shirley Mehrens Rice.  Debbie was in the legal profession for 40 years in Atlanta GA.  She was an avid traveler. Survivors include her mother, Shirley Rice; sister, Susan Rice; brother, Richard C. Rice (Jean); nieces, Jessica Futrell (Bryn), Charlotte Futrell, and Michele Smith (Scott); nephews, John Michael Cunard and Zachary Woods (Jen). A private ...

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Bernadine Winstead Warner - OCT 29, 2021

Bernadine Winstead Warner

Bernadine Winstead Warner, 88, died peacefully on Friday, October 29, 2021, surrounded by her loved ones. Bernadine was a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She was an active member of White Bluff Presbyterian Church for over 50 years where she held multiple leadership roles and developed many cherished friendships.  She was a teacher at Royce Reading Center and Savannah Country Day School.  She was a longtime member and past president of P.E.O. Service Organization.  Some of the things she enjoyed most throughout her life were spending time with her f ...

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Phillip S. Milliken - OCT 29, 2021

Phillip S. Milliken

Phillip S. Milliken, 76, of Savannah, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, October 29, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital of complications after a stroke. Phil was born on May 18th, 1945, and spent his childhood in Murrells Inlet, SC along with his eight brothers and sisters. He served in the army before pursuing a career as a welder where he helped build many local bridges as well as the largest tugboat to ever be launched at the time.  Phil is survived by his former wife, Mildred Pippin, his daughter Phyllis Morris, son Michael Milliken (Heather), two grandchildren Amber Morris (Hu ...

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Sheila Dianne Smith Vittitow OCT 16, 1957 - OCT 29, 2021

Sheila Dianne Smith Vittitow

My name is Sheila Vittitow and I died of a lung disease at the age of 64. I have decided to write my own obituary, because I really don't care for the ones that I see published in the newspaper. Often times families will gather and list every minor accomplishment from cradle to grave in a timeline format; or they create a story about someone's life that is so glowing one would think the deceased had been a living god. I don't like the timeline, because let's face it, I never really accomplished anything of great  note. Other than giving birth to my thre ...

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James J. Trabue - OCT 28, 2021

James J. Trabue

James Joseph Trabue, 79, died Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  He was retired from BellSouth.  He was born April 2, 1942 in Connersville, Indiana to the late James and Margery Trabue.  James was a U.S. Navy Veteran, and was awarded the Good Conduct metal and a Honorable discharge.  He was a member of Thunderbolt Lodge #693 and the National Rifle Association.  He attended grade school in Savannah, GA, Connersville, IN, and Lawrence, IN., junior high school in Lawrence, IN, and high school in Savannah, GA graduating from H.V. Jenk ...

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Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Rushing - OCT 27, 2021

Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Rushing

Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Rushing, 36, passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan from a brain aneurysm.  She was born in Savannah, daughter of James R. and Minette Grizzle Rushing.  Lizzie was a graduate of Calvary Day School and received a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree with emphasis in creating writing from Savannah College of Art and Design.  Prior to moving to Manhattan, New York nine years ago, Lizzie was in event sales with Garibaldi’s and was currently in event sales in Manhattan.  She was a member of White Blu ...

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Bernard Joseph Murphy, Jr. MAY 04, 1939 - OCT 27, 2021

Bernard Joseph Murphy, Jr.

Bernard J. Murphy, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, with his wife and daughter at his side. Bernard was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on May 4, 1939, the only son of Bernard and Ellie Jane (McGuinness) Murphy. He attended St. Mary’s Grammar School and High School, where he excelled in sports. After graduation he attended Stone Business College for one semester before joining the army in the fall of 1958. He served with the 24th Engineers out of Furth Bay, Germany for two years, receiving an honorable discharge in December of 1961, in order to join the Eastern ...

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Theresa (Terri) Sue Huiras AUG 16, 1938 - OCT 26, 2021

Theresa (Terri) Sue Huiras

Theresa “Terri” Sue Huiras passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 under the care of Hospice Savannah.  Terri was born in Plymouth County, Iowa (Westfield) on August 16, 1938, to the late Leonard L. and Neva Mae McCorkell Hoffman. Terri grew up in Centerville, SD surrounded by very dear family and friends. She attended the First Congregational Church. She eventually made her way to the University of Iowa and became a lifelong Hawkeye, following the Hawkeyes for the rest of her life, and finding a love for football, both collegiate and professional. In th ...

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Laura Love Hutchinson DEC 03, 1951 - OCT 26, 2021

Laura Love Hutchinson

Laura Love Hutchinson,. 69, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. The native and lifelong resident of Savannah was the daughter of the late Nell and Marcus Love. She was a retired phlebotomist and authored two books as a hobby writer. She loved to study the Bible and watch her movies. In addition to her parents, Laura was preceded in death by her beloved brother, Delvin Love. She leaves behind to cherish her memory a daughter, Jodie Chassereau; two sisters, Marian Sonnleither, and Theresa Devoe; three brothers; Freddy, Edward, and Tony Love; a granddaughter, Carmen Hut ...

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Antonio "Tony" "Apple Jack" Washington APR 03, 1972 - OCT 26, 2021

Antonio

Antonio “Tony” “Apple Jack” Washington was born on April 3, 1972, in Trenton, NJ not only in the home of his Aunt Betty Jean Thompson, but also by her hands. He was born to Brenda Bell and Wille Roscoe Chambers. At a very early age, Tony was welcomed as a member of First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Ga. Tony was a proud alumnus of Alfred Ely Beach High School, class of 1991, where his personality and big heart gained him many lifelong friendships and memories. Tony had his very first daughter, Ashanay “Risha” Washington, at 19 years young with Tiff ...

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Patricia D. Ulmer MAR 17, 1937 - OCT 25, 2021

Patricia D. Ulmer

Patricia D. Ulmer, 84, died peacefully on Monday, October 25, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center. The Buffalo, NY, native was the daughter of the late Margaret and Robert E. Dodd. Patty worked as a primary grades teacher for a few years before devoting her life to her family. She was a supportive and spectacular Mom. Patty and her husband, Bill, moved to The Landings on Skidaway Island after Bill’s retirement in 1992.   Patty was a graduate of the Park School of Buffalo, NY and Wheelock College of Boston, MA. She was active in many church, community, a ...

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Michael Keith Daniel - OCT 24, 2021

Michael Keith Daniel

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Michael “Keith” Daniel on October 24, 2021. Born on March 22, 1972 to William Ansel “Butch” Daniel and Diane Brooks Daniel, Keith was a happy, friendly soul who never met a stranger. He grew up in Carrollton, Georgia alongside his many cousins and enjoyed church camps, youth groups, singing in his church choir, and playing a number of different sports. Keith graduated from Carrollton High School in 1990 after four years of wrestling and playing football and baseball. His college years took him to the University of West Georgi ...

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Donna R. Dillon - OCT 24, 2021

Donna R. Dillon

Donna Russell Dillon, 61, passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  She was born August 7, 1960 to the late Thomas Eugene Russell and Mary Frances Livingston Russell.  Donna was a stay at home mom and dedicated her entire life to her family.  She was a humble woman whose primary focus was the happiness and wellbeing of those she loved.   In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Dale Anthony Russell. Surviving are her husband Francis “Frank” Dillon, daughter, Stephanie Dinh (Timmy Dinh), son and daughter-in-law, ...

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Jody Young Sullivan - OCT 24, 2021

Jody Young Sullivan

Jody Young Sullivan, 65, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Hospice Savannah, Inc. Jody was born at Hunter Air Force Base in Savannah. She was the first of four daughters born to Donald Young and Jamie Young. Her early years were spent moving numerous places and ending up in Ft. Lauderdale in high school.  She went on to Broward Community College as a music major and then on to work in the travel industry. She eventually owned Far Horizons Travel Agency and loved traveling the world.  Her love of travel led her to working for the airlines, Eastern, TWA, US Air and fin ...

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Sandra Jane Mock - OCT 23, 2021

Sandra Jane Mock

Sandra Jane Mock, 80, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Spanish Oaks Retreat.  She was born July 6, 1941 to William M. Mock, Sr. and Jane Kieffer Mock.  Sandra was a majorette and graduate of Jenkins High School, class of 1959, and attended Armstrong Jr. College.  She was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church, a talented pianist and seamstress.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, William M. “Bubba” Mock, Jr.  and J. Barry Mock.  Surviving are her sister-in-law, Beverly Waddell Mock, nieces and nephew, ...

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Diane Belitskus - OCT 23, 2021

Diane Belitskus

Diane Belitskus died early Saturday morning, October 23rd, at St. Joseph Candler Hospital in Savannah GA.  Diane was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and lived most of her life in New Kensington, PA, before moving to Georgia. Foremost a wife and mother, Diane was highly committed to prayer and supporting anyone in need. She was a dedicated servant to Jesus Christ and the Episcopal Church, a proud grandmother, and previous Executive Director for Habitat of Humanity Allegheny Valley. Diane’s favorite moments since moving to Tybee Island included hosting visitors, taking walks on the beac ...

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Robert Brookings Smith, II JUN 01, 1934 - OCT 23, 2021

Robert Brookings Smith, II

Robert Brookings Smith II, or “Bob,” as he was affectionately known as to friends and family, passed away on October 23, 2021, with his three sons by his side at the Marshes at Skidaway Island in Savannah, Georgia.  He was a devoted husband, father and friend.   A lifelong sailor, Bob called on many ports in his 87 years.  Born in 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Katherine “Taffy” and Alan T. Smith, Bob was the youngest of three boys.  His boyhood home made quite an impression on Bob, as later in life he would compare all locations to the ...

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Joseph Woodbury Palmer MAR 30, 1943 - OCT 23, 2021

Joseph Woodbury Palmer

Joseph Woodbury Palmer, 78, Tybee Island, Georgia.  He was born in Nairobi, Kenya to diplomatic parents Ambassador Joseph Palmer and Margaret Jones Palmer.  Attending schools overseas, Joe came home to America for high school.  After time spent in college studying anthropology, he served 4 years during the Vietnam War as a navy electrical technician.                                          Upon moving to Tybee Island in 1977 with his wife Sharon Logan, they raised two son ...

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Douglas Thomson - OCT 22, 2021

Douglas Thomson

Douglas Thomson, 97, died suddenly on October 22, 2021, at home in Savannah, GA. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend, Doug was a longtime Woodbury, CT resident and noted business leader with Uniroyal and The Toy Association. Born in The Bronx, NY, he was the second son of Alexander Thomson and Katherine Constantine Thomson. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1942, fought in the Pacific Theater and saw significant combat, including the Battle of Peleliu. He achieved the rank of Master Sergeant. After WWII, Doug attended Dartmouth College and then The Tuck School o ...

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James "Jay" Mahany - OCT 20, 2021

James

James “Jay” Mahany Jr., 62 passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at his home.  Jay was born October 6, 1959 in Savannah to James John Mahany Sr. and Geri Smith Mahany Mallard.  He retired as owner of Airco Industrial.  Jay was an avid outdoorsman, where he loved to spend time out on the water and hunting with his wife and friends.  The highlight of his life was his granddaughters, Ansley and Emily.    He was preceded in death by his father James John Mahany Sr. Surviving are his wife, Vicki C. Mahany, son and daughter-in-law, AJ and Courtney Mo ...

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Robert Edward Forkner OCT 27, 1939 - OCT 20, 2021

Robert Edward Forkner

Robert Edward Forkner, Sr. was a native Savannahian, living in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. On Wednesday October 20, 2021 the Forkner family lost their hero unexpectedly.   Robert was born in Opelika, AL on October 27, 1939. He married the love of his life Carolyn Carter Forkner. Robert and Carolyn would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on November 18, 2021. Robert coached Vikings little league sports in the 70s. Robert was an electrical contractor for 52 years. He is predeceased by his parents, Lawrence,Sr, and Nell Forkner; brothers, Benjamin and Jim Fork ...

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Charles M. Waldrop, Jr. - OCT 20, 2021

Charles M. Waldrop, Jr.

Charles Moses Waldrop, Jr. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021.  He was 102 years old.  Born April 26, 1919 in Charleston, South Carolina, he lived most of his life in Savannah.  He was the son of Charles Moses Waldrop, Sr. and Esther Hogan Waldrop.  He attended local public schools, graduating from Savannah High School in 1937 and Armstrong Junior College in 1939. In 1943 he married the love of his life, Elizabeth Crumbley, of Savannah. During World War II he served four years in the United States Army.  He spent 18 months of that time in the Eu ...

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Gerard Leo Bryndal SEP 29, 1953 - OCT 20, 2021

Gerard Leo Bryndal

On October 20th, 2021 Gerard Leo Bryndal passed away after losing his third battle with cancer. He was a hero and much loved by his family. Jerry was only 68 years old, born on September 29th, 1953 in Ohio and the son of Edward and Mary Lou Bryndal. He retired to Savannah, GA with his wife, Mary Anne, after completing a 33-year career flying for Northwest then Delta Airlines.  During his career he flew over one million people safely to their destinations, always with a smile on his face. Before that he served 10 years as a pilot for the Navy, and Navy Reserves, achieving the rank of Lt ...

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James 'Jim' Edward Snow, Jr. OCT 07, 1941 - OCT 20, 2021

James 'Jim' Edward Snow, Jr.

James ‘Jim’ Edward Snow, Jr., 80 passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at his home. Jim was born October 7, 1941 in Augusta GA to the late James Edward Snow and Sarah Schofield Snow. Jim graduated from Richmond Academy in Augusta, served in the US Air Force, received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Augusta College, and his Master of Arts from the University of South Alabama. Jim taught history, economics, and government in Mobile AL, Bluffton SC, and retired from Hilton Head High School after 28 years of dedicated service to education. He was an active member of the Socie ...

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Linda M. Sloan - OCT 19, 2021

Linda M. Sloan

Linda M. Sloan, 69, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  She was born August 7, 1952 in Savannah to the late Bill Mashburn and Juanita Edmundson.  Linda was the Executive Director for Shadow Moss Assisted Living, and retired as the Executive Director of Summer Breeze Senior Living.  She attended Islands Christian Church. She is survived by her husband, Mike Sloan, son, Joseph Cochran, daughters, Lori Dickerson (Alvin) and Maleah Gasque.  Also surviving are her siblings, Kathleen “Kit” Tarver, Dessie Tarver, Lacey Tarve ...

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Pastor John ("Jack") Henry Ohsiek, Jr. OCT 18, 1931 - OCT 17, 2021

Pastor John (

Pastor John Henry Ohsiek, Jr. (“Jack”), age 90, of Savannah, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2021 under the care of Hospice Savannah, Inc. Jack was born in Savannah, Georgia on October 18, 1931, the son of the late John Henry Ohsiek and Marion Knight Ohsiek. Jack graduated from Savannah High School in 1949, then received his AB from Newberry College in 1953 and his Master of Divinity from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in 1956. Jack proudly served as a Chaplain in the United States Army Reserve from 1961 through 1985. He retired with the rank of Co ...

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James R. Adams - OCT 17, 2021

James R. Adams

To view a livestream of the service, click the link below. my.gather.app/remember/james-rulon-adams James Rulon Adams, age 91, passed away peacefully at home with family on October 17, 2021 as a result of complications from stroke.  Mr. Adams was born in Glassboro, NJ, where he attended primary school, followed by Temple University in Philadelphia.  He served in the U.S. Navy, and is recognized on the Korean War memorial on Tybee Island. Throughout his colored past, Mr. Adams has been a sailor, an actor, a restaurant/bar owner, a car valet, a casino dealer and an exotic pet ...

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Wonell Courson Busby SEP 05, 1934 - OCT 16, 2021

Wonell Courson Busby

Wonell Courson Busby, 87, died peacefully at home in Savannah, GA on Saturday, October 16, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. The Douglas, GA native was born on September 5, 1934 to the Earlie M. and Stella Worth Courson. Wonell dearly loved the life of a military wife, and enjoyed traveling the world with her beloved husband, the late Colonel Leman O. Busby, U.S. Army.  She was a homemaker and loved taking care of her family. Wonell loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and would volunteer at all of their functions. In addition to supporting her family, W ...

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Arlene A. Cesaroni - OCT 16, 2021

Arlene A. Cesaroni

Arlene Andrews Cesaroni, 76, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born September 29, 1945 in Alaska.  Mrs. Cesaroni was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and retired as an Administrative Assistant for the Savannah Airport Commission.  She enjoyed quilting and rescuing dachshund’s.  She and her husband, were longtime residents of Thunderbolt. She was preceded in death by her husband. Michael John Cesaroni Jr. Surviving are her sons, Christopher Cesaroni of Savannah and Todd Poppell of Florida, six grandchildren, and h ...

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Josephine Dowdy Spivey MAR 26, 1934 - OCT 16, 2021

Josephine Dowdy Spivey

Josephine “Josie” Dowdy Spivey, 87, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 16, 2021, surrounded by loved ones at her family farm, Pine Acres, in Tattnall County.  A long-time member of White Bluff Presbyterian Church, Josie was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family, and she will be greatly missed by all.  Mrs. Spivey lived nearly her entire life in Savannah, graduating from Savannah High School and later Armstrong State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Englis ...

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Ezra Roy Willis - OCT 14, 2021

Ezra Roy Willis

Ezra Roy Willis, 87, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 at his home under the care of his family and Hospice Savannah.  He was born March 21, 1934 in Hay Springs, Nebraska to the late Warren and Lois Willis.  Mr. Willis retired from the U.S. Air Force, as well as the U.S. Postal Service, where he was a mail handler. He was an avid golfer, loved to work in his rose garden and maintaining his tropical fish aquariums.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Carter Willis. Surviving are his six children, Roy “Butch” Willis ...

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Edwin J. Feiler, Jr. JAN 23, 1935 - OCT 13, 2021

Edwin J. Feiler, Jr.

To view a livestream of the service, please click the link below. Edwin Jacob Feiler, Jr. (gather.app) Edwin J. Feiler, Jr., a fourth-generation Georgia real estate developer, civic activist, and the founder of Leadership Savannah, died Wednesday at his home in Savannah after a long struggle with Parkinson’s. He was 86. As Feiler described himself at the start of his recently completed memoir, A Professional Savannahian: “I was born on January 23, 1935, in Savannah, Georgia, and my life, in one way or another, has revolved around this city, which I love, and which my famil ...

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Joanna N. Harris - OCT 13, 2021

Joanna N. Harris

Joanna Norgren Harris, 92, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at her home under the care of her daughter, Julie Harris and Hospice Savannah.  She was born October 29, 1928, in Chicago, IL to the late Carl and Hildur Norgren.  Mrs. Harris was a Home Economics Teacher for Charles E. Ellis School for Girls, and a retired Realtor.  She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church on Skidaway Island.  She enjoyed being active all her life, traveling, playing Bridge as a Master Bridge player, playing golf, and quilting.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. ...

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Edward Mercer "Ted" Sheldon AUG 06, 1945 - OCT 13, 2021

Edward Mercer

Ted Sheldon (76) passed away on October 13, 2021, from complications after a stroke several months earlier.  He was born in Chicago on 6 August 1945 and grew up in Highland Park, IL.  Ted was an All-American swimmer on the high school relay team and went on to Beloit College where he was captain of the swim team.  While at Beloit College he met his future wife, Marianne Weber, and they married in 1969 while Ted was serving in the Navy.  He was discharged as a Lieutenant in 1971 and returned to Chicago where he joined the advertising sales staff of the Chicago Tribune.&nb ...

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Jack Cowan JUN 02, 1935 - OCT 13, 2021

Jack Cowan

Jack Cowan, 86, died Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Candler Hospital. The lifelong resident of Savannah was the son of the late Richard and Inez Mingledorff Cowan.  Officially the third member to join, Jack was a longtime member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church. He was an avid athlete that built his own in-home gym. Just prior to his death, Jack continued to use his gym and three times a week would run five flights of stairs. He was instrumental in starting the University of Georgia Men’s Gymnastics Team, where he served as captain. Jack began working as an a ...

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Shirley Henderson DEC 09, 1943 - OCT 13, 2021

Shirley Henderson

Born in Newcastle, PA, Shirley Henderson arrived in Miami in 1966 with Robert Thiele, newlyweds from Kent, Ohio. Shirley distinguished herself immediately as a vital member of that early group of teaching artists who arrived in Miami in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Her students at Miami Dade College and later The University of Miami revered her as an inspirational teacher and role model. As a committed artist, Shirley continued her development for over four decades as one of Miami’s most esteemed artists, including her participation in the then fl ...

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Bernadette G. Nolan DEC 16, 1929 - OCT 13, 2021

Bernadette G. Nolan

Bernadette G. Nolan passed peacefully with family around her at her home in Savannah, GA on October 13, 2021.  Bernadette and her husband Brian retired to Savannah from Springfield, IL in 1990.  Brian preceded her in death on June 21, 2001. Bernadette was born December 16, 1929, in Pawtucket, RI to Ernest “E.G.” and Katherine “Katie” Gagnon.  She had fond memories of Rhode Island including playing on the beach with her brother Bobby in what is now Colt State Park in Bristol.  She proudly recounted quahog hunting on the beach.  Bernadette&rsqu ...

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Helen Bradley Tarbutton SEP 21, 1967 - OCT 12, 2021

Helen Bradley Tarbutton

Helen Bradley Tarbutton died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at her home in Sea Island, Georgia. Born September 21, 1967 at the old Telfair Hospital in Savannah, Helen was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Waldo Bradley and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Bradley of Savannah and Mr. and Mrs. William A. Morse of Atlanta. Helen graduated from the Savannah Country Day School in 1985 and received a B.A. in Political Science from Sweet Briar College in 1989. After college, she attended Parsons School of Design in New York City and received an A.A.S. degree in Interior D ...

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Victoria (Vicki) Rotureau - OCT 11, 2021

Victoria (Vicki) Rotureau

Victoria (Vicki) Rotureau, 63, a native of Savannah, went to be with her Savior Jesus on October 11, 2021. Vicki began her family in Charlotte, NC before returning to Georgia and settling in Richmond Hill.  Her last residence was in Pooler, GA. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jack G. Neidlinger and his wife Myrtiline Neidlinger; her first husband, Skip Smith, and her brothers, Jack Jr. and Coleman Neidlinger.  Surviving are her husband, Craig Rotureau; sister, Margo N. Kelly; brother, Mike Rogers; children, Brandon Smith, Ashleigh Smith (James), Mathew Slater (Hanna ...

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Kristin Ross Northup - OCT 11, 2021

Kristin Ross Northup

Kristin Ross Northup passed away unexpectedly in Savannah, Georgia on October 11, 2021, at the age of 40. She will be greatly missed for her keen and unique sense of humor and her care for others.  She is the daughter of John and Millie Northup and is survived by 3 children, Kristina in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and Kate and Emilie in Morristown, Tennessee, as well as by her husband Jeremy Hill, brother John Northup III and sister, Allison Northup Hollenden. There will be a private family memorial at a future date. ...

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Jeffrey L. Smith - OCT 10, 2021

Jeffrey L. Smith

Jeffrey Louis Smith, 70, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  He was born March 31, 1951 in Trenton, NJ to Albert Smith, Jr. and Geraldine Smith.  Soon after his birth, he and his family moved to Savannah where he lived the rest of his life. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Timothy and Albert Smith, brothers-in-law, James Strickland, Glenn Braddy, and Mike Russell.  He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Suzanne Strickland Smith, sons, Jeffrey “Luke” (Katherine) Smith and Benjamin Lou ...

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Russell Thrasher JUN 16, 1966 - OCT 08, 2021

Russell Thrasher

Russell Eugene Thrasher, 55, passed away on Friday, October 8th 2021.  Russell was born on June 16th, 1966, in Marietta Georgia. He moved to Savannah in 2005 when he married Nicole (Nicki).  Russell worked as a Construction Superintendent for Project Builders, Atlanta Georgia.  He traveled the country overseeing build-outs but came home most every weekend to be with Nicki.  He was a devoted father, dutiful son, and a fun-loving brother.  Russell was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan, loved chocolate pralines and mastered his recipe for Pavlova.  Russell never met a stra ...

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Andrew (Andy) Mason Isbell - OCT 08, 2021

Andrew (Andy) Mason Isbell

Andrew (Andy) Mason Isbell, 60, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at his residence under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice and his family.  He was born December 19, 1960 to the late Andrew Jackson Isbell and Marian Mason Isbell. He is survived by two sisters, Carol Love (Pete) of Savannah and Cheryl Bigham (Jerry) of Evans, GA; one brother, Ken Isbell (Tere) of Seville, Spain; nephew, Mason Love (Maggie) and their children, Adrian and Thomas of Mexico Beach, FL; and niece, Caitlin Love of Cullowhee, NC. Andy grew up and attended high school in LaFayette, GA. He served as a hospi ...

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Betty Louise Sikes Lord OCT 14, 1929 - OCT 07, 2021

Betty Louise Sikes Lord

Betty Louise Sikes Lord, 91, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Resorts at Pooler. Betty was born in Savannah, October 14, 1929, to Bertis Breckley Sikes and Anniebell Waters Sikes. Her family has fond memories of her love of crafts and music. The great-grandchildren enjoyed the time spent doing her hair and nails. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Clarence Lord. Survivors include her children, James Christopher Lord (Brenda), Brenda Keen; grandchildren, Kristina Keen Willis, Jonathan “J.C.” Keen, and four great-grandchildre ...

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Patrick Cummiskey - OCT 07, 2021

Patrick Cummiskey

Patrick Cummiskey, died peacefully at his home on Thursday October 7, 2021 at the age of 92. A near daily visitor to The Landings dog park, Pat would accompany his faithful companion, Maggie in his golf cart to socialize with other residents and their dogs.   Pat was born in Detroit, MI and following high school attended the University of Michigan.  He graduated prior to joining the US Marines where he was a SSF flying 2nd seat in a Grumman F7F Tigercat over the skies of the Korean Peninsula during the Korean War. In 1954, Pat married his college sweetheart, J ...

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Clifford H. McDonald - OCT 06, 2021

Clifford H. McDonald

Clifford H. McDonald, 93, departed his earthly life on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.  He was a Veteran of US Navy, known as “Doc” to those that served with him.  He was a retired sales representative for D-A Lubricant Co.  He was a member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church.  He is predeceased by his wife, Idell C. McDonald. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Otis DeMott; his grandson, Barry DeMott; and several nieces and nephews. Special loving thanks to ALL the caregivers from Opulence Home Care (LoRetta Wallace). A memoria ...

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Gwendolyn Johnson Coney DEC 01, 1946 - OCT 06, 2021

Gwendolyn Johnson Coney

Gwendolyn Johnson Coney, 74, died Wednesday, October 6, 2021at Memorial University Medical Center surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born December 1, 1946, in Montreal Canada. She was an Army brat and moved from place to place, Boston, Florida, and Colorado before making Savannah her permanent home. Mrs. Coney was a certified nursing assistant at Chatham Nursing Home and later retired from Georgia Regional Hospital. She was a member of First Jerusalem Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and a member of American Legion Post 500. She was preceded in death by he ...

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Erin Shirah Elizabeth Fowler JUN 24, 1982 - OCT 06, 2021

Erin Shirah Elizabeth Fowler

Erin Shirah Elizabeth Fowler, age 39, passed away from Covid-19 on October 6, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  She was a Warner Robins native, but a long-time resident of Savannah. She attended Memorial Day School and Sol C. Johnson High School, and received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology from University of Phoenix. She formerly worked for Chatham County Sheriff’s Department, and was currently employed with Allied Security. Erin was a member of Wilmington Island United Methodist Church.  She was a lover of animals, movies, and classic TV shows.  ...

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John David Twiggs Johnson JUL 06, 1927 - OCT 05, 2021

John David Twiggs Johnson

It is with deep sadness that our family announces the death of John David Twiggs Johnson. He was born on July 6, 1927, to Kathryn and Thomas Johnson. Growing up at his beloved Isle of Hope, he was afforded a life on the river, which helped shape his world in many ways. At the young age of 12, he boarded a train to Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA. After completing his studies at Episcopal, he attended Davidson College, graduating in 1947. In the last two years of WWII, David served in the Merchant Marines in the North Atlantic and in Europe. After his service, he returned to Savan ...

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Edna "Ann" Hutchins Ernst APR 30, 1928 - OCT 05, 2021

Edna

Ann Ernst, age 93, passed away peacefully at Spanish Oaks Hospice on October 5, 2021. Ann, a native Savannahian, was born to Wayland D. Hutchins and Clara Clark Hutchins on April 30, 1928. She attended Chatham County public schools, Armstrong Junior College, and graduated from Valdosta State University with a degree in Biology. Ann married H. Andrew “Andy” Ernst in 1950 and together they raised three children. Ann’s first job involved research in mosquito malaria transmission and control at Oatland Island Research Lab which was part of the CDC. Most of her career was ...

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Louis Roy Lester Jr. - OCT 05, 2021

Louis Roy Lester Jr.

Louis Roy Lester Jr., 76, of Savannah, Georgia passed away on October 5, 2021. Roy was born on May 3, 1945 in Sylacauga, Alabama, the son of Louis Roy Lester and LoRayne Peters Lester.  Roy graduated from Auburn University in 1968 with a BS in Business.  Roy served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968 until 1971.  He earned an MBA from the University of Alabama in 1973. Roy moved to Savannah, Georgia in 2004.  He was employed by Savannah Aviation and later by O’Reillys. Roy is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Stanley and Jane Lester of Sa ...

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Doreen Higgins JAN 24, 1926 - OCT 05, 2021

Doreen Higgins

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Doreen Higgins (nee Morris) on October 5, 2021. She was born on January 24,1926 in London, England, daughter of Gladys Annie (Orchard) and John Rowland Morris. She went to school in London with the exception of a couple of years during WWII when she left to stay with relatives in North Wales for safety.  Upon her return, she finished her schooling and received a Sociology degree from the London School of Economics in 1947. Wanting to move to America she went to Manhattan and sought work in the Advertising business. She also work ...

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Frances Irene Luce MAY 15, 1932 - OCT 04, 2021

Frances Irene Luce

Click Here to Livestream - Available Thursday at 2:50 p.m.   Frances “Fran” Irene Luce was born in Pineora, GA, daughter to the late Irene Futch (neé Zeigler) and Lemuel Jacob Futch, Sr. She died peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, at home in Savannah on October 4, 2021. Fran was predeceased by her husband, James “Jim” Luce, in a marriage spanning more than five decades. She was a Savannah resident for most of her life, though she also spent several years in Baraboo, WI, the hometown of her husband, before they returned to Savannah. F ...

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Maria A. Hassel AUG 02, 1947 - OCT 03, 2021

Maria A. Hassel

Maria A. Hassel, age 74, of Philadelphia, PA passed away in her sleep at Riverview Health and Rehabilitation Center in Savannah, GA on Sunday, October 3, 2021. She is survived by her three sons, Wayne, Chad, and Matthew; and her six grandchildren. She loved the beach, books, and games. She was an avid member of Pierce Chapel Church in Columbus, GA. May you rest in peace, mom. ...

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Woodrow Wilson Dyches III - OCT 03, 2021

Woodrow Wilson Dyches III

Woodrow “Woody” Wilson Dyches, III  Woody was born May 16, 1967 in Savannah, Georgia. He was the second child and oldest son of Linda and Woodrow Wilson Dyches, Jr.  He graduated from Calvary Day School in 1985.  Woody was handsome in his youth; he had a commanding presence and an unmistakable gait. He was known for his half grin, the mischievous twinkle in his eyes, and his infectious laugh.  He was an avid outdoorsman. Woody loved the forests and wetlands of Georgia and South Carolina. On a clear day, he was most likely to be found exploring a wild ...

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Michael Allen Tanner - OCT 02, 2021

Michael Allen Tanner

Michael Allen Tanner, 53, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Candler Hospital after a long battle with Covid.  He was born February 9, 1968 in Savannah to Guy and Rebecca Tanner.  Michael graduated from Jenkins High School and Georgia Southern University, class of 1989, where he (#40) played football under legendary Coach Erk Russell.  He was a HUGE Georgia Southern Eagles fan and you could almost always catch him at Paulson Stadium on game day cheering for his boys.  Michael was a Foreman for the Georgia Ports Authority, where he worked for the past 29 ...

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Gwendolyn "Jo" Ambrose Wilson JUL 30, 1953 - OCT 01, 2021

Gwendolyn

Jo Wilson, 68, of Savannah passed away Friday, October 1st after a two year battle with cancer.  Jo was THE face of the Sears Service Center for over 30 years. After their closure Jo worked for JC Lewis Ford until her passing.  Jo was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Frank Wilson.  Jo is survived by her children; Tiffany and Roy Schrum, Jeremy and Christy Wilson, Jordan Wilson and grandchildren Nolan and Piper Wilson. She is also survived by her sisters; Lynda Tinker, Carol (David) Flanders, and Jennifer (Tommy) O'Hayer and many nieces and nephews. T ...

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John Henry Flathman - OCT 01, 2021

John Henry Flathman

John Henry Flathman, USMC Ret., 79, passed away on October 1, 2021.  He was quiet, respected, generous, loving and the best dad two sons could have ever had.  He was our invincible hero. Born May 15, 1942, he lived a full life, one of faith, service, sacrifice, honor and love.   John was a 1960 graduate of Herschel V. Jenkins High School, attended Georgia Military Academy and later graduated from his beloved Auburn University in 1964.  Upon graduation, he married the love of his life, the late Crystal Hunter Flathman, and was commissioned a Second ...

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Robert Hendrix Elmore AUG 13, 1946 - SEP 29, 2021

Robert Hendrix Elmore

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Michael Barrett Welsh, Jr - SEP 28, 2021

Michael Barrett Welsh, Jr

Michael Barrett Welsh Jr., 66, of Savannah passed away on the morning of September 28, 2021. Barrett is survived by his wife, Cindy Rooks Welsh; his daughters Amber Welsh (Ivano Harris) and Kelli deVegter (Wesley); his grandchildren, Alanna, Braeden, Luca, and Violet; his siblings, Sally, Jimmy, Timmy, and Betty: many nieces, nephews, cousins, and countless friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Barrett Welsh Sr., mother, Elizabeth Davis Welsh and brother, Joe Welsh. Barrett was born and raised in Savannah to Barrett and Bette Welsh. His five siblings called him “Bubba” ...

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Susannah Robertson Rockwell JUL 21, 1934 - SEP 28, 2021

Susannah Robertson Rockwell

Click here to view livestream. Link will be available on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10:45 a.m. Susannah Robertson Rockwell, 87, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 surrounded by her family. Susannah was born Susannah Preston Roberston in 1934 to the late William Joseph Robertson, newspaper editor and writer, and the late Susan Preston Robertson of Virginia. She moved from Pennsylvania to Savannah at the age of 10 when her father became the editor of the Savannah Morning Newspaper. Susannah was the youngest of four children with three brothers that all served in WWII.  ...

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Raul Ortiz-Salgado SEP 02, 1970 - SEP 28, 2021

Raul Ortiz-Salgado

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Kathleen Barnas Dutko - SEP 28, 2021

Kathleen Barnas Dutko

Kathleen Barnas Dutko, 77, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at The Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.  She was born in Passaic, N.J., October 16, 1943 to the late George and Verna Barnas.  Mrs. Dutko received a B.S. in Nursing from Niagra University, Niagra Falls, New York, and then was awarded a National Institute of Health Grant to study Psychiatric Nursing @ N.Y.U., from which she received her Master’s degree.  She was a Nursing Professor at Armstrong State University, from which she retired in 1998.  She attended St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Ty ...

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Elizabeth (Lisa) Carter - SEP 27, 2021

Elizabeth (Lisa) Carter

Elizabeth (Lisa) Carter, 61, of Savannah, GA was taken home to join with the Angels and the Saints in eternal worship of a loving, merciful, and sovereign Father on Monday, September 27, 2021.  God had allowed Lisa to endure a series of baffling physical ailments for 2 ½ years while He walked by her side holding her hand, the Holy Spirit providing the strength and patience to endure all things with a smile and a positive word for all, until He finally called her home to meet her Savior, Jesus Christ, face to face. Lisa was happy to call Savannah her home for her entire life, eve ...

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Duncan "Russ" Priestley - SEP 27, 2021

Duncan

On Monday, September 27th, 2021, Duncan Russell Priestley of Savannah passed away at his home at the age of 62. Rusti was a graduate of Groves High School and Savannah Technical School. He worked as a mechanic and later became a carpenter. He was an avid Civil War reenactor who spent many years volunteering at Fort Jackson as a soldier and blacksmith. Rusti was preceded in death by his father, Robert E. Priestley, of Savannah. He is survived by his mother, Melba M. Priestley, of Savannah, and his brother, Robert L. Priestley, of Twin City, GA. Visitation will be held at Fox & Week ...

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Captain Thomas Channing Lutton, USCG, Retired JUN 03, 1933 - SEP 27, 2021

Captain Thomas Channing Lutton, USCG, Retired

Captain Thomas Channing Lutton, USGC, Retired, 88, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021 with his family at his bedside. Tom was born in Detroit, MI to the late Robert Dale and Laura Snyder Lutton.  The Lutton family moved to Coral Gables, FL where Tom was a 1951 graduate of Coral Gables High School. A 1955 graduate of the Coast Guard Academy, Tom was first assigned to the icebreaker EASTWIND where he participated in Arctic Dew Line construction and Antarctic Deepfreeze operations with Admiral Byrd. He entered basic flight training at Pensacola, Florida, in 1956. On completion o ...

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Barbara Ann Tankersley Warth APR 11, 1940 - SEP 26, 2021

Barbara Ann Tankersley Warth

On September 26th the skies opened and Barbara Ann Tankersley Warth was received into the comfort of God's bosom. Born in Savannah, Georgia, April 11th 1940 to the late Ernest S. Tankersley and Barbara Ann Colley Tankersley, Ann lived a life of love, laughter, and compassion for all people she met. She spent her childhood in Midway, Georgia then attended and graduated from Young Harris College in 1959. She moved to Savannah where she met and married the love of her life Frederick Emil Warth, Jr. Together they were blessed with four children, Eric Stephen, Brian Keith, Andrea Leigh, a ...

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Vivian Anderson Rahn DEC 17, 1948 - SEP 26, 2021

Vivian Anderson Rahn

Vivian Anderson Rahn departed her amazing, wonderful life on September 26, 2021, with her children by her side. Vivian was born on December 17, 1948, in Elberton, GA as the youngest of three girls to the late James Wester and Alma Smith Anderson. She married her high school sweetheart and love of her life, Hugh Parker Rahn (Hugo), and they lived the majority of their life in Richmond Hill, Ga . Vivian was predeceased by her parents and husband. She is survived by her son, Wess Shannon Rahn (Kim); daughter, Amy Rahn Markowitz (Brian); four grandchildren, Hunter Rahn (Victor ...

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Eddie M. Stewart - SEP 25, 2021

Eddie M. Stewart

Eddie Marion Stewart earned his angel wings on Saturday, September 25, 2021 after an extended illness with Parkinson’s. Eddie, known as “Fast Eddie” and “Trouble” passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital at age 77. He was married to Brenda Hadwin Stewart for 53 years (her very best friend) and has two beautiful sons, Dustin Shayne Stewart and Christopher Marion Stewart who knew their dad was always there through all the ups and downs and taught them to enjoy every moment that life has to offer.  He also has one daughter-in-law, Amy Stewart, who adored ...

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Arthur L. "Artie" King, III FEB 22, 1957 - SEP 24, 2021

Arthur L.

Arthur “Artie” L. King, III, 64, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on the morning of September 24, 2021. Artie was born on February 22, 1957, in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from Nativity of Our Lord School and Benedictine Military School, class of 1975. Following high school, he worked for CSX railroad for fifteen years. He later went on to work many years in the restaurant industry. He most enjoyed his time as a co-owner of Gallagher’s Restaurant in Savannah and Casserole King’s in Atlanta. His favorite times of year were Opening Day for the Braves and a big Geor ...

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Leslie Hefner Davis NOV 03, 1961 - SEP 24, 2021

Leslie Hefner Davis

Leslie Hefner Davis died September 24.  Leslie was born November 3, 1961 in Hickory, NC.  She grew up in Greenville, SC, and lived most of her adult life in Savannah, GA.  She graduated from Eastside High School, from The College of Charleston, and received her Masters of Education from Cambridge University.  Leslie taught elementary school in Savannah/Chatham County for 28 years.  She had returned to teaching this year after previously retiring.   Leslie was a dedicated mother of two and an entire community. She worked tirelessly at making sure everyone aro ...

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Martha Taylor Shackelford AUG 14, 1931 - SEP 24, 2021

Martha Taylor Shackelford

Martha Taylor Shackelford, 90, of Richmond, VA and Wilmington Island, GA, formerly of Petersburg, VA, died September 24, 2021. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Charles Walter Taylor and Mary Elizabeth Jones Taylor. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Gordon Deshler Shackelford Jr.; and her brother, Charles Walter Taylor Jr. She is survived by her son, Gordon Taylor Shackelford; and her daughter, Martha Dabney Shackelford of Richmond; and her sister, Jane Taylor Torrance of Savannah; as well as several nieces and nephews ...

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John A. Shallal, M.D. NOV 22, 1942 - SEP 23, 2021

John A. Shallal, M.D.

  John A. Shallal, M.D. was born November 22, 1942, in Telkaif, Iraq into a strong and solid Chaldean Catholic family. One of ten siblings, he and his family immigrated to Detroit, Michigan in the late 1950’s where he was instilled with great spiritual strength,confidence, and promise. Realizing his immense intellectual capacity, the Jesuit University of Detroit admitted him at the age of sixteen to their College of Engineering and graduated three years later with honors with dual degrees in Electrical Engineering and Advanced Mathematics and Quantum Physics. He was quickly re ...

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Jill Gallagher - SEP 22, 2021

Jill Gallagher

Jill (Rein) Gallagher, 50, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at St Joseph’s Emory hospital after a brief illness. Jill born May 30, 1971. She was the youngest daughter of James K Rein & Corma (Tilley) Rein. She is survived by her husband Laurence Gallagher (Atlanta)) her sisters Jennifer (Rein) Tarbox, Pamela (Rein) Avinger, siter-in-law Layla Gallagher (Chicago) and brother-in-law Ryan Gallagher. She also leaves behind several loving nieces and nephews. Jill didn’t have any children but she had her fur baby Scruffy, who is lost without her. Jill graduate ...

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Donna Heinz Hanlon - SEP 21, 2021

Donna Heinz Hanlon

Donna Lee Heinz Hanlon age 82 died peacefully on 2l September 202I, surrounded by her husband and two sons at The Marshes on Skidaway Island. She was born on October 1,1938 in Holbrook, Long Island, NY, to Edward Bronson Heinz and Estelle Frances Egan.   She is survived by her husband of 60 years Daniel E. Hanlon III, a son Daniel E. Hanlon IV and his wife Denise of W. Townsend, MA, a son James Matthew Hanlon and his wife Denise of Sharon MA, five grandchildren, Alexandra Alyce Hanlon, Nathan James Hanlon, Victoria Marie Hanlon, Daniel E. Hanlon V and Megan MacAu ...

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Mary Helen Exley Everette JAN 02, 1944 - SEP 21, 2021

Mary Helen Exley Everette

Mary Helen Exley Everette passed away on Tuesday, September 21st at Candler Hospital. Helen was born on January 2,1944 in Savannah, Georgia. She graduated from Savannah High School and was a homemaker for many years before working for nearly two decades at The Christmas Shop and later Belk. After retirement, she spent time in Burlington, Vermont and Portland, Oregon before returning to Savannah. She was extremely creative and artistic and used her talents to design and string fine jewelry. She was self-taught and created pieces using pearls and semi-precious stones for several jewelry ...

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Regina Marie Rocca Nelson & Mary Cathryn Finocchairo - SEP 21, 2021

Regina Marie Rocca Nelson & Mary Cathryn Finocchairo

Regina Marie Rocca Nelson (82), and her sister and best friend, Mary Cathryn Finocchairo (88), passed away one month apart. Regina on August 21, 2021 and Mary Cathryn on September 21, 2021.  The "Rocca" girls were inseparable their entire lives. They grew up in Savannah Georgia, and both attended Sacred Heart School and St. Vincent's Academy. They both attended St. James Catholic church. Mary Cathryn practiced as a Registered Nurse for a short time before the birth of her son, Michael in 1959. She graduated from St. Joseph's Infirmary in Atlanta in 1954. Regina att ...

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Elliott B. Simmons, Jr. - SEP 20, 2021

Elliott B. Simmons, Jr.

Elliott B. Simmons, Jr. 86, died peacefully on Monday, September 20, 2021 surrounded by family. Elliott was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Elliott and Elizabeth Simmons.  In 1963, Elliott married Elaine Everette of Savannah.  They have three children. Elliott attended Charles Ellis School and was a graduate of Savannah High School, where he was class president, voted most popular and most studious by his classmates.   He graduated from The University of Georgia in 1956 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.  He was a member of the Kappa ...

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Jud Henline - SEP 20, 2021

Jud Henline

Ronald Judson Henline, 76, died September 20, 2021 peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 11, 1944 in Asheboro, NC. The son of Clifford and Lillion Henline, was educated in the North Carolina Public Schools and later attended Western Carolina University. His strong interest in mechanical and power transmission led him to a successful career as a field sales engineer in the paper industry. In 1987, Jud married Patricia Henline of Savannah, GA. Jud was a Christian and had a loving heart demonstrated by his membership in his AF. and AM. Masonic Lodge Eastgate 692 Char ...

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Art (Artie) Kuhn - SEP 20, 2021

Art (Artie) Kuhn

If he hurt you, he’s sorry. If he helped you, you’re welcome. If you hurt him, you are forgiven. The love and friendship you showed him during his lifetime was so much appreciated. Thank you. Surrounded by love and a peaceful passing. Heaven welcomed Artie with open arms on September 20, 2021 Special thanks to St. Joseph’s Hospital for everything. No service is planned at this time. In lieu of flowers or donations, please show your family how much you love them every day and our family would be so grateful.       ...

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Charles Edward Sutlive MAR 23, 1937 - SEP 19, 2021

Charles Edward Sutlive

Charles Edward Sutlive (Charlie) of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at the age of 84 following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born on March 23, 1937, in Savannah, the youngest of four sons of Kathleen James Sutlive and William Kirkland Sutlive. He is survived by his beloved wife, Rhonda; two children and their spouses, Mary Sutlive Winter and Chris, and Charles Edward Sutlive, Jr., and Nell, three grandchildren: Caitlin Mae Winter, Celeste Mason Sutlive, and Charles Edward Sutlive, III; brother, Dr. William Greene Sutlive; sisters-in-law, ...

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Ora Jean Kniphfer JUL 04, 1933 - SEP 18, 2021

Ora Jean Kniphfer

Ora Jean Kniphfer, age 88, passed away September 18, 2021, after a long battle with dementia.  Ora Jean was born on July 4, 1933, in Glennville, GA. She moved to Savannah, GA in 1951, and  retired from Hercules, Inc after 33 yeas as a traffic manager. Ora Jean was an avid baker and gardener and had a love for flowers. She was devoted to her family and was a proud “Granny” to her granddaughter and great-granddaughter. She was also a member of White Bluff United Methodist Church. Ora Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Lauda G. and Cinnie B. DeLoach, her hus ...

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Fred A. Brawdy FEB 16, 1955 - SEP 18, 2021

Fred A. Brawdy

Fred A. Brawdy, 66, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA February 16, 1955, to Donald and Catherine Romanoff Brawdy. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a nuclear electronics technician with Bettis Laboratories. Fred was an avid hockey fan, as well as player. He enjoyed antiques and precious metals. Fred was very involved in numismatics, serving as the vice president of the West Mifflin, PA Coin Club for over two decades. He loved spending time with his family and friends. His passions were fishing, traveling, reading, enj ...

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Walter M. Baczynski - SEP 18, 2021

Walter M. Baczynski

To view a livestreaming of the service, click on the following link:  Walter Baczynski (gather.app)   Walter (Walt) Michael Baczynski, age 73, of Savannah GA, passed away on September 18, 2021. He was born September 8, 1948 in Scranton PA, to Walter and Millie (Mildred) Baczynski (Gajkowski).  Walt attended Penn State University, where he received his BS in chemical engineering. He was commissioned as ESN in the US Navy in 1969 and was Honorably Discharged 1972 as a LTJG. He worked the remainder of his career at Hunt-Wesson Foods, which transferred him to Savannah in ...

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John V. Burke MAR 02, 1930 - SEP 17, 2021

John V. Burke

John Valentine Burke, age 91, died Friday, September 17, 2021 at his home with his family by his side.  He was born in Falmouth, Maine on March 2, 1930 to the late John Joseph Burke of Gort, County Galway, Ireland and Edith Margaret Taylor of Falmouth, Maine.  The only son of an Irish immigrant, he met his wife of 50 years, Helene Hodges Burke, while stationed as a Marine at Paris Island in Beaufort, S.C.  They married on July 5, 1953 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee Island and had two daughters.  After being discharged from the Marine Corps in 1957, John too ...

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Branko Alois Stropnik-DeSantis, Jr., "Brandon" SEP 12, 1984 - SEP 17, 2021

Branko Alois Stropnik-DeSantis, Jr.,

The restaurateur Branko Alois Stropnik-DeSantis Jr, also known as Brandon, departed from us after a hard fought battle in the hospital. Brandon passed on September 17th, 2021 at the age of 37. In Candler General Hospital his father, Branko, had brought his mother, Tamela, pizza, as they had heard Italian herbs help get a mother into labor. His mother woke up at 4:30 A.M. in labor. On September 12th, 1984 the doctor delivered Brandon to his proud parents and sister, Samantha. The doctor was still in his suit as he did not have time to change. Brandon would go on to graduate from Calvary Day ...

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Birdie Howard Anderson AUG 03, 1921 - SEP 16, 2021

Birdie Howard Anderson

Birdie Howard Anderson, 100, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Habersham House.  A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Meldrim, GA.  ...

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Mary Rivers Pittman - SEP 16, 2021

Mary Rivers Pittman

Mary Carolyn Pittman 85, of Springfield passed away in her home on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Carolyn was survived in the death by her grandson David Pittman and wife Amanda Pittman; great grandchildren; Abigail Pittman, Johnnie Wright, and Aidan Wright as well as her two sisters, Joann Goff, Ruby lee Dickey and her husband Julian Dickey. Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband Robert Joseph Pittman Sr., her son Robert Joseph Pittman Jr., her sister Janet Ryland, and her brother Tom Rivers. Carolyn loved her family and grandchildren. She loved her grandchildren the most. She w ...

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Lester Morales - SEP 15, 2021

Lester Morales

Lester Morales, 80, died peacefully in his home on September 15, 2021 surrounded by his loving wife, children and his dearest friends, Wilbur Calvo and Jeanette Sanchez. Lester Morales was born in Villa Canales, Guatemala on January 20, 1941. He grew up on a farm with his three brothers and two sisters. Lester had a love of all animals especially horses. He used to ride and train horses on his family farm until he left the farm to complete his secondary education in Guatemala City. Lester spent his twenties working in sales in Guatemala. As the political climate in Guatemala worsened in the 19 ...

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CAPT Curtis Durwood Knight, Sr. (USN, Ret.) NOV 03, 1935 - SEP 15, 2021

CAPT Curtis Durwood Knight, Sr. (USN, Ret.)

Curtis Knight was born on November 3, 1935 in Tarboro, North Carolina and moved with his family to Annapolis, Maryland during WWII.  Upon graduation from the University Maryland, he was commissioned into the US Navy an achieved the rank of Captain before retiring in 1983.  He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughter, Kathy Powell (Herbert); son, Curtis D. Knight, Jr. (Reba).  Four grandchildren, Summer Ford, Megan Murray (Benjamin), Robert Knight, and Michael Powell (Stephanie).  Great grandchildren, Abbigale, Victoria, Olivia Ford and Reese Powell.  Also, a sist ...

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Wiley C. Miller MAR 17, 1943 - SEP 15, 2021

Wiley C. Miller

Wiley C. Miller, 78, passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, surrounded by his loving wife and daughters. Wiley was born in Bulloch County, son of Ben and LulaMae. He served in the military and retired from Georgia Pacific after 30 years. He was happily married to his wife of 54 years, Edna Miller. He loved to take drives with Edna in his convertible beetle bug in the downtown Savannah Parks. They have two daughters. He was a member of Compassion Christian Church. Wiley is survived by his loving wife, Edna; daughters, Angela Torrefranca (Warren), Kimberly Dean (James); ten gr ...

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Connie Littlefield King NOV 21, 1953 - SEP 15, 2021

Connie Littlefield King

Connie L. King was a devoted and beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. She went to be with the Lord on Wednesday evening, September 15, 2021, after a short illness at 67 years old.  Connie was born on November 21, 1953 to Anton and Carolyn Littlefield in Jesup, Georgia. She graduated from Wayne County High School in 1971. She went on to complete her undergraduate and master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education from Georgia Southern College. Connie was a lifelong educator. She worked with her grandchildren and students at Memorial Day School, where she was an active board membe ...

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Joan B. Carroll AUG 25, 1935 - SEP 15, 2021

Joan B. Carroll

Click here to view livestream. The link will be available on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 10:45 a.m. (EDT)   Joan B. Carroll “Joanie Noanie” passed away peacefully in Savannah on September 15, 2021. Joan was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, John Patrick Carroll; her parents, David and Helen Baskfield; and a sister and brother-in-law, Janet and James Hanley. Joan was a devout Catholic practitioner who graduated from St. Catherine’s University.  She began her career as a schoolteacher in Chicago. She relocated to New York when sh ...

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Nancy Jean Colglazier - SEP 14, 2021

Nancy Jean Colglazier

Nancy Jean Colglazier passed away early morning, September 14, 2021 with her husband and son at her side.  Nancy was born August 13, 1937 in the rural outskirts of Campbellsburg, Indiana, sharing a birthday with her father.   Growing up with her sister and parents on a small working midwestern farm, Nancy (née Purkhiser) surprisingly developed a world class ability to avoid dirt, dust, and most animals.  She graduated as Salutatorian of her high school class before attending Indiana University, where she earned the immensely appropriate nickname “Perky”.& ...

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SSgt. Charla Morrison Reynolds (USA, Ret.) - SEP 14, 2021

SSgt. Charla Morrison Reynolds (USA, Ret.)

Charla Morrison Reynolds, 38, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born in Philip, South Dakota and a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.  Charla was a graduate of Little Wound High School in Kyle, South Dakota.  After high school, she joined the United States Army and retired in 2018 as a Staff Sergeant.  While in the military, she served in Afghanistan and Iraq.  She received the following decorations: Army Commendations Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendations, Army Good Conduct Medal, Natio ...

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Angela Jansen Carter MAY 19, 1948 - SEP 14, 2021

Angela Jansen Carter

Angela Jansen Carter passed away on Monday, September 14, 2021.  She was a devoted, and faithful wife, mother and grandmother.   Angie was the daughter of Fredrick and Lenore Jansen, born in Kokomo, Indiana.  She was of the Catholic faith.  Angie grew up in Jacksonville, Florida where she was a member of the first graduating class of Wolfson High School. She was an excellent swimmer and was offered a scholarship for her talents.   Angie then went on to graduate from South Georgia College and relocated to Savannah, which she called home for over 50 years.&n ...

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Alma Barker Underwood Mullen MAY 16, 1927 - SEP 13, 2021

Alma Barker Underwood Mullen

Mrs. Alma Barker Underwood Mullen died on September 13, 2021, at Hospice Savannah.  She was born on May 16, 1927, in Marion County, Georgia to the late Henry P. Barker and the late Annie Hardy Barker.  She was a 1944 graduate of Buena Vista High School.  Shortly after high school graduation she moved to Griffin, Georgia where she lived for the next fifty years. In 1946 she married Jesse Lee Underwood who was a native of Spalding County.  They became the parents of two children, a son, Lee, and a daughter, Melanie.  Her children were the light of her life and her ...

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Gerard Lowell Smart MAR 13, 1965 - SEP 13, 2021

Gerard Lowell Smart

Gerard "Jerry" Smart went to be with the Lord on September 13, 2021 after a sudden illness. Born March 13, 1965 in Muskegon, Michigan, Jerry graduated from Muskegon Senior High School and studied electronic engineering at Muskegon Business college before joining the Army. He enjoyed several assignments, particularly his time in Germany. While stationed at Fort Stewart, GA  he met his wife, the former Amy Gilliam. They built their life in Savannah, raising two children and five grandchildren during 31 years of marriage.     Jerry was a longtime employee at Wey ...

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Sharon Blount Clarke DEC 14, 1947 - SEP 13, 2021

Sharon Blount Clarke

   SHE WAS BORN ON 14 DECEMBER 1947 IN SAVANNAH, GEORGIA TO FRANCES ANN SESSOMS AND JUDSON BURL BLOUNT. GROWING UP IN SAVANNAH, SHE WAS EDUCATED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM, GRADUATING FROM JENKINS HIGH SCHOOL IN 1966, AND CONTINUED HER EDUCATION, ATTENDING THE NEW FOUR-YEAR ARMSTRONG STATE COLLEGE, GRADUATING WITH A BA DEGREE IN ENGLISH. SHE THEN MARRIED EUGENE GILBERT CLARKE (GIL) IN 1971 AND THEY HAD TWO BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: ELISABETH ANN AND CATHERINE BELLE CLARKE.    SHE TAUGHT ENGLISH IN THE SAVANNAH SCHOOLS UNTIL HER HUSBAND ACCEPTED A TRANSFER TO FREMONT, OHIO FO ...

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Christopher Dale Clark DEC 14, 1977 - SEP 13, 2021

Christopher Dale Clark

Christopher Dale Clark, 43, died peacefully on Monday, September 13, 2021. Chris was born on December 14, 1977 in Elizabethtown, KY to the late Danny Clark and Carmela Berkley. Chris proudly joined the U.S. Army in 2007 as a Helicopter Hydraulics Specialist. He heroically served in Iraq, where he received a non-combat related disability while deployed in a combat zone. He was honorably discharged in 2011.   While stationed at Hunter Army Airfield, Chris met, fell in love with, and married his best friend, Valerie Beshear Clark. His true passion was his family. Chris was t ...

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Robert Lee Byrd NOV 17, 1947 - SEP 12, 2021

Robert Lee Byrd

Robert Lee Byrd, 73, died peacefully on Sunday, September 12, 2021. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on November 17, 1947 to the late Ewell Samuel And Helen Scott Byrd. Robert was a graduate of Carlisle Military Academy and attended Brewton-Parker College. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Alee Temple Patrol Unit. Robert leaves behind a daughter and son-in law, Stephanie and Charlie Roy of Richmond Hill; brother, Sam Byrd (Linda) of Savannah; two grandchildren, Abbie and Hunter Roy; and four nephews, Russell Byrd (Lauren), Samuel Byrd, III (Gina), Albert ...

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Frances Bacon Bouy SEP 29, 1930 - SEP 10, 2021

Frances Bacon Bouy

Frances Bacon Bouy, the beloved wife of the late Troy Albert Bouy, went to be with the Lord in the early morning hours on September 10, 2021.  Frances was 90 years old. Frances was born on September 29th, 1930 to Pearl Caison and Willie Allen Bacon in Glennville, Georgia. She graduated from Glennville High School in 1948 and attended Draughon Business College in Savannah, Georgia. After college she worked at Citizens and Southern National Banks. She was a member of The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist. She married the love of her life, Troy, on August 14, 1954.  They had ...

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Michael Joseph D'Ottavio, III JUL 26, 1978 - SEP 10, 2021

Michael Joseph D'Ottavio, III

Michael Joseph D’Ottavio, III, 43, died Friday, September 10, 2021 at Candler Hospital in Savannah. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on July 26, 1978 to Margaret Ida “Peggy” and Michael Joseph D’Ottavio, Jr. He was a graduate of Jenkins High School and attended Armstrong State College. Michael was a security supervisor with Savannah International Trade and Convention Center for more than 10 years. He was unapologetically authentic and was known for his passion for cooking and genuinely enjoyed feeding his family the most. Michael loved his family. He was a ...

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Michael G. "Mike" Foster - SEP 09, 2021

Michael G.

Michael G. “Mike” Foster, 62, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 9, 2021, after a 15-year long courageous battle with cancer. Mike spent his last days on this earth surrounded by his loving family and friends. Mike will be remembered as a warm-hearted, loving, compassionate man dedicated to his faith and his family. His optimistic outlook on life was infectious and admired by all that knew him. He was an avid aviation enthusiast whose favorite movie was TOP GUN! In fact, any movie with flight scenes was on his list of favorites. Mike was raised in Texas and wa ...

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Jack Thomas Bragg JUL 15, 2004 - SEP 09, 2021

Jack Thomas Bragg

TO VIEW THE LIVESTREAMING OF THE SERVICE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK:  LIVESTREAMING WILL BEGIN AT 10:15 A.M., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 Jack Bragg (gather.app)   Jack Thomas Bragg, 17, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center with his mother, father, and his aunt Brandi by his side.  Jack attended Monticello School in New York and played baseball from little league T-Ball thru his teenage years for Mamakating.  He lived on Tybee Island for the past 3 years, where he enjoyed working for Salt Island Restaurant.  J ...

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Willa Prell Baisden JAN 18, 1925 - SEP 08, 2021

Willa Prell Baisden

Willa P. Baisden, 96, departed this life for a far better one with her beloved “Chuck”, old friends and other family on September 8, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She had been a resident at Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill for almost five years.  She leavers behind her daughter, Jerry Rae and “her favorite son-in-law, Al Quinn; a son, Daniel R. Baisden and Nancy; a son, William C. Baisden and Judy as well as eight grandchildren: Alex (Renee) Quinn, Deborah (Mark) Olander, Matthew (Kim) Quinn, Jennie (Sam) Preve, Christopher (Tracy) Baisden, Jason (Danie) B ...

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Joan Gross (Robinson) - SEP 08, 2021

Joan Gross (Robinson)

Joan Gross (Robinson) died on September 8, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia of Covid related issues.  She was born in Savannah on 15 November 1948, the daughter of West and Martha Robinson. Joan graduated from Savannah High School in 1966. She worked for Continental Can in several capacities, including secretary at the Division office and in the traffic department. She moved to Stone Container Corporation when Stone acquired Continental’s Port Wentworth mill in the fall of 1983.  At Stone she worked in the Forest Products Division accounting ...

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Hallie Grace Davis JUN 05, 2021 - SEP 08, 2021

Hallie Grace Davis

Click here to Live Stream Hallie Grace Davis, born June 5, 2021, passed peacefully with her loving parents by her side on September 8, 2021 due to Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa. Hallie Grace gave us a lifetime of love and impacted many lives during her brief time on Earth. This Tiny Butterfly Warrior is loved deeply by family and friends, who now find solace that she flew into the arms of her Savior.  Hallie Grace is the daughter of Joseph Clark and Anna Christine Davis and is survived by her big sister Brielle Christine Davis and five cat “siblings” of Savannah, GA, ...

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Louise Janice Redmond - SEP 08, 2021

Louise Janice Redmond

Louise Janice Redmond, 90, passed away at Azalealand Nursing home, Wednesday, September 8, 2021.  She was born October 9, 1930 in Long County (now Liberty), Georgia where she grew up as a child.  Louise was preceded in death by her son, David, husband, Thearle Redmond, and her parents, Sidney and Gladys Nease.  Surviving is her brother, Darvin Nease (Judy), and several cousins. Mrs. Redmond attended Chatham County public schools. Louise married Thearle “Ted” Redmond and traveled extensively with Ted while he was in the military service from the Pacific to Eu ...

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Kathryn (Kitty) Zittrouer O'Neil - SEP 07, 2021

Kathryn (Kitty) Zittrouer O'Neil

A native born Savannahian, Kitty always felt blessed to grow up in such a beautiful city with extended family and childhood friends nearby. She was proud to be a 1960 graduate of Hershel V. Jenkins High School and Memorial Medical Center School of Nursing. As an adult, she graduated Armstrong Atlantic College graduating Magna Cum Laude. In 1964 she married her teenage sweetheart, Johnny O'Neil, and they moved to live in Atlanta as he finished Georgia Tech and she worked at Crawford Long Hospital. For the next five years they lived in many cities throughout North Carolina following job a ...

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Josephine Dulohery Dye JAN 10, 1946 - SEP 07, 2021

Josephine Dulohery Dye

On September 7, 2021, Josephine “Phine” Dulohery Dye, 75, died peacefully at Hospice House, Savannah. A lifelong resident of Savannah, Phine was born on January 10, 1946 to the late Cornelius J. Dulohery, Sr. and Mary Clare Lang Dulohery. She began her education at Sacred Heart Catholic School and later graduated in the Savannah High School Class of 1964. Phine loved people and she was loved by many. She had a servant’s heart and in following that personal vocation, she went back to school later in life and became a Registered Nurse. It was in this vocation that sh ...

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Bernie Goode NOV 16, 1936 - SEP 06, 2021

Bernie Goode

Bernie Goode “CROAKED” on September 6, 2021 at Spanish Oaks Retreat.  For those that knew him, you will understand his sense of humor, and how he collected and wrote a pamphlet on “designer” ways to announce someone’s death.  The above was his wish.  I kept my word – Love Ya! Bernie was born in Savannah on November 16, 1936 along with an identical twin, a surprise to his mother and father.   After graduating from Georgia Tech, Bernie began his long career with the Army Corps of Engineers.  He first worked in the Savannah Dist ...

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Bonnie Biggs-Hagins MAR 24, 1973 - SEP 05, 2021

Bonnie Biggs-Hagins

Bonnie Biggs-Hagins, 48, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2021 after a sudden illness. Bonnie was born in Charleston, SC on March 24, 1973. She grew up on Johns Island and attended Wando High School, graduating in 1991. She then attended College of Charleston, graduating in 1997 with a major in psychology. Bonnie held various administrative, management and human resource positions with several food service companies over the years. In 2001 she was married to Jonathan D. Hagins. In addition to her husband, Bonnie leaves behind two children; her son, Jonathan Hagins, II, age 19, ...

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Duncan Hamilton Adams OCT 06, 1967 - SEP 05, 2021

Duncan Hamilton Adams

Duncan Hamilton Adams, aged 53, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021. Duncan was a graduate of the Savannah Country Day School, Class of 1986, and the University of Georgia, Class of 1995. Duncan later attended Emory University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1998. Duncan grew up at the family home in Vernonburg, Georgia, enjoying life on the Vernon River with family and friends. He loved school at Savannah Country Day and the lifelong friendships that he made there. He excelled in football, track, and tennis while there and rarely missed a single day of school. ...

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Katherine (Kay) M. Scardino FEB 11, 1921 - SEP 05, 2021

Katherine (Kay) M. Scardino

Katherine (Kay) Mangelsdorf Scardino Kay Scardino, ardent participant in Savannah’s social, civic, literary, and artistic life for 65 years, died at home on September 5, 2021. She was 100. The cause of death was complications related to old age. Her insatiable curiosity led her to read philosophy, theology, horticulture, art, architecture, science, history, biography, fiction, poetry, and news. Her enthusiasm for building a better city for all Savannahians fueled successful fund drives for the local library system, the Savannah Symphony Orchestra, and Memorial Medical Center. Bo ...

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Patrick G. Sheehan - SEP 04, 2021

Patrick G. Sheehan

It is with great sadness that the family of Patrick Gerard Sheehan announce that he passed away early in the morning of Saturday, September 4, 2021, at the age of 62.  “Pat” as he was affectionately known by family and friends, was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, to Margaret Moore and Gerard Martin Sheehan.  He moved to Savannah with his family in 1973. He attended Blessed Sacrament School, where he was voted best looking and most athletic.  Pat went on to graduate from Benedictine Military School in 1977.  He then attended Armstrong State College.  He was ...

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Donnie "George" Hughes - SEP 04, 2021

Donnie

Donnie “George” Hughes Donnie “George” Hughes, 64, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021 at his home in Midway, GA.  He was born January 9, 1957 in Savannah, GA and was retired from Hobart.  Donnie was a member of Shepard’s Chapel.  After retirement he also worked for Cracker Barrel, where he shared his love for cooking.  Donnie had a big heart for animals and would take in any stray they he came upon.  He also enjoyed many family trips to Biloxi, spending time in the casinos.   Donnie was preceded in death by his brother ...

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George Edward Collins MAY 18, 1943 - SEP 03, 2021

George Edward Collins

George Edward Collins, 78, passed away on Sept. 3, 2021.  George was born in Kankakee, Illinois.  He retired in Savannah, Ga. living with his sister Andrea & her family.  He never met a stranger that he did not enjoy striking up a conversation with.  He was an accomplished Artist in his later years & his entire life he was very passionate about cars & dogs.  In his earlier years he enjoyed building model cars & collecting them. George never married.  He was preceded in life by his parents Andrew & Verna Collins, 3 Brothers, Thomas, William & ...

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Jennifer Anne Dubois Adams JUN 04, 1975 - SEP 03, 2021

Jennifer Anne Dubois Adams

Jennifer Anne Dubois Adams, 46, died Friday, September 3, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  The native and lifelong resident of Savannah was born on June 4, 1975 and was a 1994 graduate of Johnson High School. In 2001, Jennifer graduated from the Police Academy and began her law enforcement career with Chatham County Police Department. She later worked for Chatham County Sherriff’s Department. Jennifer loved law enforcement work; however, numerous back surgeries forced her to change careers. Her new career as a bartender at Tybee Times and later at Doc’s B ...

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Dana Stanton Helmly MAY 15, 1936 - SEP 02, 2021

Dana Stanton Helmly

Dana Stanton Helmly, 85, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021, at his residence in the loving care of his wife, Patricia New Helmly. Dana was born in Savannah, Georgia on May 15, 1936. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Lee Helmly and Edna Stanton Helmly. He was a graduate of Commercial High School, class of 1954, and was the first recipient of the Ashley Dearing Sports Award. He attended Armstrong State College where he played basketball for 2 years. Dana served in the U.S. Naval Reserves after graduating from Armstrong with a business degree.  Dana, also known as ...

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Lyle M. Ramshaw NOV 02, 1929 - SEP 02, 2021

Lyle M. Ramshaw

Lyle M. Ramshaw, a resident of Skidaway Island for more than 20 years, died Sept. 2 at the Harmony at Savannah retirement community on Old Montgomery Road.  He was 91 and succumbed to age-related natural causes.   He was predeceased by his much beloved wife of nearly 65 years, Charlotte Fitzpatrick, in March, 2020.  Two months later in May, their only child, Daniel, 54, died suddenly in their home on Oak Shadow Court, where he had moved from Columbia, Maryland, to assist them as their health declined.    Lyle and Charlotte Ramshaw were born and raised on the ...

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Mary Isabelle Hagan MAY 27, 1925 - SEP 01, 2021

Mary Isabelle Hagan

Mary Isabelle Hagan, beloved wife of the late Robert R. Hagan, Jr. died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.  Mary was 96 years old and a long-time member of St. James Catholic Church. A native of the Bronx, New York, Mary was the daughter of the late Richard and Eva Baker. After graduating from Walton High School in the Bronx, Mary worked as a bookkeeper in an office next door to the Empire State Building. She met her husband in New York City at a military dance while he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. They were married in 1951. The Coast Guard sent them to Savannah ...

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James William Bullock, Jr. APR 12, 1948 - SEP 01, 2021

James William Bullock, Jr.

James W. Bullock, Jr.,"Jim"  73, died Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital surrounded by the medical heroes that cared for him during his courageous battle with Covid-19. Jim never met a stranger and would have long conversations with people he just met. He was a former professional boxer and an avid outdoorsman. Jim loved spending time fishing with his son James, III.  Jim was a former insurance agent for Life of Georgia before retiring from Allstate Insurance Company after many years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the V ...

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Marian Mason Isbell FEB 13, 1928 - AUG 31, 2021

Marian Mason Isbell

The lady with the sweetest smile, Marian Mason Isbell, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at her residence on Wilmington Island.  She was 93 years of age. Mrs. Isbell, a native of Union, Mississippi, was a graduate of Athens State College in Athens, Alabama. At Athens College she met her future husband, Andrew J. “Jay” Isbell. In 67 years, they raised a family and impacted many young lives as teachers. They moved to LaFayette, Georgia in 1957, where she taught school until her retirement in 1986.  She received a Master’s degree from Berry College in Rome, Ge ...

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Judy Biddle Whitaker FEB 06, 1948 - AUG 31, 2021

Judy Biddle Whitaker

Judy Biddle Whitaker, age 73, of Savannah, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in Savannah, Georgia, with her loving family at her side.  Judy was born February 6, 1948 and was the only daughter of the late George Alver Biddle and Mildred Henley Biddle of Johnson City, Tennessee.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Kenneth Lynn Whitaker also from Johnson City, Tennessee. She was a Member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church.  She served as the President of the Ardsley Park/Chatham Crescent Garden Club and was c ...

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Myrtie Lorraine DeLettre Beery JAN 08, 1936 - AUG 30, 2021

Myrtie Lorraine DeLettre Beery

Myrtie Lorraine (DeLettre) Beery, age 85, died peacefully at home in Savannah, Georgia, surrounded by her husband, Eugene Beery and their two daughters, Laura and Donna. Lorraine was born on January 8, 1936, in Savannah, Georgia. Later that year she won Savannah’s prettiest baby contest. A devout Christian, she was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For most of her adult life she played piano and organ for Sunday church services. For many years she led the music program for the congregation’s Primary (age 3-12) children and was a teacher in the Young ...

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Carol A. Clarkson DEC 13, 1928 - AUG 29, 2021

Carol A. Clarkson

Carol A. Clarkson of Savannah, GA died peacefully in her home on Sunday, August 29 after fracturing her hip a few weeks earlier.  She was 92 years old.  Carol was born on December 13, 1928, in Cincinnati, Ohio to John B. Fertig and Anna (Muhl) Fertig. Carol graduated from the University of Cincinnati, and moved to Chicago, IL to raise her family before settling on Wilmington Island, GA in 1979. Carol was a longtime member of the Wilmington Island Garden Club.  She had a lifelong love of reading, especially novels, mysteries, and the New Yorker magazine. She was a freque ...

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Ben Lane Patterson, III - AUG 29, 2021

Ben Lane Patterson, III

Ben Lane Patterson, III, passed away on August 29, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia. Ben was born in 1955 to Ben Lane Patterson, Jr. and Bette Young Patterson. Ben was preceded in death by his parents. Ben grew up on Isle of Hope in Savannah, Georgia, where his lifelong love of the coast began. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1977 and was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He received his law degree from Woodrow Wilson Law School. Ben spent most of his career in Real Estate working as a broker in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and Big Canoe, Georgia, before he settled into his ...

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Joan Elizabeth Gooch Wilkinson NOV 22, 1943 - AUG 29, 2021

Joan Elizabeth Gooch Wilkinson

Joan Elizabeth Gooch Wilkinson peacefully took her journey to the spirit in the sky on August, 29, 2021, in her home with loving family by her side. Joan was born in Savannah, GA on November 22, 1943. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bobby L Wilkinson; sons, Terrance Kevin Fisher and Michael Lucian Fisher; parents Anna Weimar Gooch and Lucian Gooch; sister, Sharon Browning Keith; niece, Karen Browning Morris; and many others. She leaves behind her loving daughter, Kimberley Dawn Rutledge (Patrick Chapman); son, Jeffery Allen Fisher; b ...

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Gloria Newman Summerlin JUN 01, 1947 - AUG 29, 2021

Gloria Newman Summerlin

Gloria Newman Summerlin, 74, died peacefully at home on Sunday, August 29, 2021, with her loving daughter, Dottie by her side.  Per Gloria’s request and because of these trying times there will not be a memorial service.  Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, George L. Summerlin.  In addition to her daughter, Dottie Gaudry, “Mama Glo” as she was affectionately called by many, is survived by her daughter Allison Summerlin Moss; sister, Aliene Archer; brothers, Richard and Ashton Newman; grandsons, Joshua Salter and Cole Moss; granddaughter, Addison ...

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Dorothy Mather Thompson JUN 25, 1926 - AUG 29, 2021

Dorothy Mather Thompson

Dorothy Mather Thompson, 95, died peacefully on Aug. 29, 2021, with her son and daughter-in-law present. She was the daughter of John Herbert and Dorothy Sugden Mather. She attended Savannah High, Armstrong Junior College and received an AB Degree from the University of Georgia in 1948. She was a true Savannah native and regaled her family with stories of growing up there. Her father’s salary was cut in half during the depression so they moved in with her grandparents at East 49th St. in Ardsley Park. She was extremely fond of her grandfather Percy Sugden who designed Ardsley Park and ...

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Charles L. McCord JUN 26, 1928 - AUG 27, 2021

Charles L. McCord

Charles L. “Pinkie” McCord, Sr. passed away under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, Georgia. He was born June 26, 1928 in Savannah, Georgia to James Ernest McCord and Beatrice Shannon McCord.  He was a long time resident of Colonel’s Island. He served an apprenticeship at Great Dane Trailers and was a machinist by trade. He retired from Hunt Wesson Foods. He loved the coast and was devoted to the Colonel’s Island community. He was an iconic fixture of the island and could often be seen cruising around on his golf cart. He lived life large and loved b ...

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David Ian Dauphinee, Sr. FEB 09, 1960 - AUG 27, 2021

David Ian Dauphinee, Sr.

David Ian Dauphinee, Sr, 61, of Savannah, Georgia, went home to his Heavenly Father on Friday, August 27, 2021, after a long and courageous 11-year battle with cancer. He was greeted at the Pearly Gates of Heaven by his beloved son Dustin Graham Dauphinee, who preceded him in death. David was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA, and was raised in Boston, Massachusetts, where he graduated from Somerville High School. He went on to serve in the US Army with the 1st Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment. He retired from the Savannah Police Department where he was a part of the TRAP Unit and a member ...

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Martin Francis Sheehan MAR 28, 1988 - AUG 26, 2021

Martin Francis Sheehan

Martin Francis Sheehan left this world on August 25, 2021. He is survived by the love of his life, his fiancée Jessica Hinely, in addition to his parents, Pat and Therese Sheehan, his siblings Laura Sheehan and Andrew Sheehan, the Hinely and Lanier families, and his cherished dogs Buster and Ryder. Born March 28, 1988, he attended Blessed Sacrament School and graduated from Johnson High School in the class of 2006. He was employed at the Port of Savannah with ILA Local 1475. His affinity for cooking with fresh ingredients also led him to work at Davis Produce, where he met his belove ...

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Joseph K. Ebberwein OCT 27, 1935 - AUG 25, 2021

Joseph K. Ebberwein

  Click here to view livestream   Joseph Keeshen Ebberwein, 85, died at 3:00pm on August 25, 2021, the Year of St. Joseph, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Savannah.  Joe was born October 27, 1935 in Jersey City, NJ to Savannah natives George A. Ebberwein, Sr. and Anne Dowling Ebberwein. The family returned to Savannah in 1945. He graduated from Sacred Heart School in 1949 and from Benedictine Military School in 1953. Joe served in the United States Coast Guard for two years in active service and 6 years in the Reserves.  In Savannah, Joe was the CEO of J.K. E ...

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Gary M. Cartee DEC 04, 1953 - AUG 25, 2021

Gary M. Cartee

Gary M. Cartee, 67, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Gary was born in Savannah, GA. He was the son of Walter and Jackquelyn Cartee. He was educated in the Savannah public schools and later attended Armstrong State College. Gary began his career as a route salesman for Derst Baking Company. After 43 years of dedicated service, he retired in 2020 from Flowers Foods/Derst Baking Company as General Manager. Gary was a man of Godly character and integrity. He led by example and encouraged others to love the Lord and to always do the right thin ...

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George Schwarz, Jr. FEB 06, 1938 - AUG 24, 2021

George Schwarz, Jr.

George F. Schwarz, Jr., 83, died peacefully on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Hospice House, Savannah.  The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on February 6, 1938 to the late George F. and Elise Williams Schwarz. Fred was a graduate of Benedictine Military School, Class of 1956, Armstrong Junior College, and The University of Georgia. Fred was of the Catholic Faith. He served in Air National Guard and was a member of the Hibernian Society and Knights of Columbus # 5588. Fred retired in 2001 from Auto Electric of Savannah, a business he and his father owned and operated for many ...

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Larry Glenn Lightle FEB 23, 1940 - AUG 24, 2021

Larry Glenn Lightle

Click here to view livestream Larry Glenn Lightle, 81, died peacefully on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family as our Heavenly Father called him home.  Larry was born on February 23, 1940, in Newark, Ohio to the late Glenn and Emlen Lightle. After high school, Larry was employed by Roper Lawn Products in Newark until 1975, when he and his family were transferred to Savannah. After several years in Savannah, Larry accepted a position with Gulfstream Aerospace where he retired after 15 years of service. Larry was an achiever and often ...

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Nellie "Ayn" Hatchell-Griffin - AUG 22, 2021

Nellie

Nellie “Ayn” Hatchell-Griffin, 68, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 22, 2021 with her loving family by her side.  Ayn was born in Horry County, South Carolina, daughter of Robert C. and Nellie Hyatt Hatchell.  After graduating from high school, Ayn enlisted in the United States Army serving stateside during the Vietnam War.  After she was honorably discharged, she attended nursing school in Savannah graduating with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.  Ayn served for several years as the clinical educator for the operating room at M ...

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Ashby Carter Moncure, M.D. DEC 27, 1934 - AUG 22, 2021

Ashby Carter Moncure, M.D.

Ashby Carter Moncure, MD, born on December 27,1934, died August 22,2021 under the care of hospice. He was born in Richmond, Virginia, son of Powhatan and Maude Carley Moncure. Dr. Moncure entered the University of Virginia in 1953 and during his third year became a member of the Raven Society. He entered medical school in 1956 and was elected to the Medical Honorary Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He graduated from medical school in 1960 and entered surgical training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He served in the United States Army as a Captain from 1962–1964. ...

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James John Kery - AUG 22, 2021

James John Kery

James John Kery, 80, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021 at his home.  He is survived by his companion, Kimberly Howell.   A private service will be held at a later date.   ...

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Michael Anthony "Mike" Sowders FEB 02, 1957 - AUG 21, 2021

Michael Anthony

Michael Anthony “Mike” Sowders, 64, formerly of Moores Hill, Indiana, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia with loving family and Bella, his devoted dog and companion by his side.  Mike was born February 2, 1957 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Richard Sowders and Mildred “Faye” Baker. He worked as a journeyman contractor and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. Mike was fiercely loyal to his faith and family which he had a deep love and affection for. Mi ...

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James Walter Burke - AUG 20, 2021

James Walter Burke

      James Walter Burke (Big Jim), 69, died Friday, August 20 after battling a short illness. Jim was preceded in death by his parents Ray and Alice Burke.        Jim was larger than life. Many remember him from his days at Spanky’s Southside and Westside.        Jim was also known by many as “Coach”. Coach Burke taught in Savannah Chatham Co. Public School System for over 2 decades. He taught at both Myers Middle School and Jenkins High School. He also coached multiple sports at both schools. Even after he retired ...

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Rex A. McClure III - AUG 20, 2021

Rex A. McClure III

Rex Albert McClure III, 90, of The Marshes on Skidaway Island, GA passed away peacefully on August 20,2021. He was born on January 1, 1931, in Ashland, KY to Rex Albert McClure, Jr. and Janet Russell McClure. Rex and his family settled in Piqua, OH in 1944, where Rex played 4 years of both football and baseball and graduated from Piqua High School in 1949. He attended Ohio University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and vice-president of his senior class and graduated in 1954 with a business degree. At graduation, he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the U.S.A.F. and spent t ...

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Beverly "Becky" Kaye Martin SEP 29, 1946 - AUG 19, 2021

Beverly

Beverly “Becky” Kaye Martin, 74, passed away on the morning of Thursday, August 19, 2021, surrounded by her adoring family. Born in Santa Monica, California on September 29, 1946 to Thelma Lucille Chaney Vernon and Clarence Albert Vernon, she was the eldest of four daughters. As the proud daughter of a Christian minister who founded the West Covina Church of Christ in Los Angeles County, California, Becky and her family served churches all over the country before her father joined the Navy as a Chaplin. After Becky graduated from Beaufort High School in 1964, she attended Califo ...

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Margaret Kimbrough Norboge JUN 20, 1932 - AUG 19, 2021

Margaret Kimbrough Norboge

Margaret Kimbrough Norboge, 89, passed away on August 19, 2021 in Savannah, GA. Born on June 20, 1932 in “Everything’s Better in Metter,” GA, Margaret was the fourth of five children delivered in the home of The Honorable Hugh Russell Kimbrough, Sr and Maggie May Jones Kimbrough. After graduation from Metter High School, Margaret attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, GA and earned her degree in Home Economics from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, GA. While in college, Margaret met and eventually married husband Peter, an exchange student ...

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Frank K. Peeples, Sr. SEP 01, 1927 - AUG 18, 2021

Frank K. Peeples, Sr.

On Wednesday, August 18th, 2021, Frank Kohler Peeples passed away at the age of 93. Frank was born on September 1, 1927, in Savannah. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marie Purse Peeples and Homer Franklin Peeples and his brother, Homer Franklin Peeples, Jr. Frank went to Savannah High School and although too small to play football, the Coach made him the team manager.  He was so good at his job, the coach wrote a letter to Bobby Dodd, legendary football coach at Georgia Tech.  Bobby Dodd offered him the chance to manage the Tech football team and Frank made histor ...

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Jack Lamar Duncan MAY 29, 1934 - AUG 18, 2021

Jack Lamar Duncan

Jack Lamar Duncan, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at Memorial Health University Medical Center surrounded by the medical heros that cared for him during his courageous battle with Covid-19. The Louisville, KY native was the son of the late Raymond and Catherine Duncan. He was a longtime resident of Savannah and retired from Georgia Ports Authority after 25 years of service. Jack was caring, witty, and fun; he loved the outdoors and camping, especially since retirement in 1996.  Jack served in the United States Marine Corp, retiring in 1970.  For his valorou ...

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Dennis W. Dunne AUG 30, 1928 - AUG 17, 2021

Dennis W. Dunne

Dennis W. Dunne, 92, passed away on August 17, 2021 after a short illness. A person of integrity, generosity, and quiet wisdom, he was a man for the ages. Born in Roundup, Montana, on August 30, 1928, of an ex-cowboy father and schoolteacher mother, he got an early job as a coal shoveler on the railroad, eventually moving up to spittoon-emptier in his father’s saloon in Melstone. (The Antlers, if you happen to be by that way.) He finally ascended to bank president with the Norwest Corporation, which acquired Wells Fargo in 1998. Denny attended high school in Minneapolis, Minneso ...

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Dennis C. Wineriter - AUG 17, 2021

Dennis C. Wineriter

Dennis Craig Wineriter, 61, passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at his home on Tybee Island.  He retired from Walmart as a produce Manager.  He is survived by his mother, Nancy Wineriter of Tybee Island, his daughter Nancy Hodges, and other relatives.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  ...

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Kenneth Wayne McCann - AUG 17, 2021

Kenneth Wayne McCann

On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021, Kenneth Wayne McCann passed away at the age of 57. Kenny was born on November 11th 1963 Garden city MI. He is survived by his parents, Sue and J.D. McCann, his brothers, David and Darrell McCann, his daughters, Jessica and Jordan McCann and granddaughter Vera. He is remembered for his kindness, strength and humor. He was thoughtful and caring, and loved his family. The family will be receiving friends from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Saturday, August 28th 2021 at Fox and Weeks on Hodgson Memorial Drive 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.  A Memori ...

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Mildred Elizabeth Martin Cooley APR 30, 1931 - AUG 16, 2021

Mildred Elizabeth Martin Cooley

Mildred Elizabeth Martin Cooley, 90, died Monday, August 16, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family.  The lifelong resident of Savannah graduated from Savannah High School. She was the daughter of the late Leon and Annie Martin.  Mildred married the Peter Meldrim Cooley, Jr. in 1949. She was a well-loved and respected teacher. Mildred founded the kindergarten program at Cresthill Baptist Church where she taught for several years and was a Girl Scout Brownie troop leader.  Mildred also taught at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School for many years during which time the S ...

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Stephen Michael McCusker - AUG 16, 2021

Stephen Michael McCusker

Stephen Michael McCusker passed away August 16th, 2021 after a long and courageous journey of battling a rare cancer. He was 68 years young. Danny Kaye, the actor and comedian said: “Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all the paint on it you can”. Steve lived his life with a very big canvas, many brushes, and gallons and gallons of paint. His wonderful laugh could fill the room and he was a resilient, courageous man who lived life fully and loved deeply. He will be remembered for his quick wit, love of conversation, and strong will. He was a vibrant man of character ...

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Andrew Wittkamp Young OCT 01, 1977 - AUG 16, 2021

Andrew Wittkamp Young

Andrew W. Young, 43, died Monday, August 16, 2021 in Victoria, Texas of complications from COVID-19. The native and longtime resident of Savannah was born on October 1, 1977 to Louis Calvin Young, Jr. and Catherine Wittkamp Young. He was a graduate of Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vidalia, GA and a former volunteer firefighter with Bryan County Fire Department. Andy never met a stranger; he loved people as much as he did animals, UGA football, and playing softball.  In addition to his parents, Andy leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, Amanda Rae Young; daughter, ...

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Jaime Marie Lanier - AUG 15, 2021

Jaime Marie Lanier

Jaime Marie Lanier, 42, passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2021 at her residence. Surviving are her children, Trenton Paul Stavely and Karissa Glynn Stavely; mother, Paulette Lanier; sisters, Shannon Bowling (Joe), Traci Trombley (Jay); and maternal grandmother, Norma Jaime.  She was preceded in death by her father, Glen E. Lanier, Jr. and other relatives. A graveside service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, August 20, 2021 in Greenwich Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice Savannah, Inc., P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.     ...

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William Frederick Thee APR 23, 1931 - AUG 14, 2021

William Frederick Thee

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Lindsey Joanna Hart JUL 02, 1986 - AUG 14, 2021

Lindsey Joanna Hart

Lindsey Joanna Hart, on August 14, 2021 surrounded by her family and friends went to her heavenly Father.  Lindsey, a native of Savannah was 35 years of age and despite physical challenges lead a truly joyous life.  Her bright optimistic attitude had a positive effect on all who knew her or came in contact with her.  She loved school and was a graduate of Groves High School, class of 2008.  She actively participated in the school chorus and learned her lifetime enthusiasm for painting.  She was twice selected to display her paintings in the Telfair Museum.  Lindse ...

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Dale Sayler Morgan MAY 26, 1924 - AUG 14, 2021

Dale Sayler Morgan

To view a live stream of the service, please click the link below. Dale Morgan (gather.app) Dale Sayler Morgan passed away on August 14, 2021, at Candler Hospital.  “Big Dale” as she was affectionately called by her family, was born in Savannah, Georgia, on May 26, 1924, to the late Major General Henry Benton Sayler and Jessie Dixon Sayler. Dale and her two brothers, Henry and Jack, were army brats and they frequently moved. One of her many stories recounted life at Fort Riley, Kansas, during the early 1930’s and the huge dust storms rolling in from the Dust Bowl. ...

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L.A. Lanier - AUG 14, 2021

L.A. Lanier

Lehmon Allen Lanier, 87, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Morningside of Savannah.  L.A. was born November 10, 1933 in Savannah to the late Lehmon and Enid Hughes Lanier.  He retired from Savannah Electric and Power Company after 30 years of service and was a member of Asbury Memorial Church.  L.A. was also a member of the Exchange Club of Savannah, the American Legion, and the Savannah Quarterback Club.  He was inducted in the Savannah Hall of Fame.  He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Patrick Benton of Savannah, two sons and daughters- ...

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Robbin "Corky" Lee Hughes DEC 13, 1940 - AUG 13, 2021

Robbin

Robbin “Corky” Lee Hughes passed away at home in Thunderbolt, GA on Friday August 13, 2021, with his family by his side. Corky was born December 13, 1940, in Rochester, NY. Corky was a very active man throughout his life. He was a boy scout, Sunday School teacher, race car driver, entrepreneur and longtime lover of the game Lacrosse. He was a graduate of Irondequoit High School and went on to attend Hobart College in Genova, NY. His favorite game was Lacrosse. He went to more lacrosse games than anyone that never played. He was the forever spectator and all the players biggest f ...

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Robert A. "Bob" Pietrzak MAR 22, 1936 - AUG 13, 2021

Robert A.

Robert A. “Bob” Pietrzak, born 3/22/1936 and passed 8/13/2021. After a long, brave fight with Parkinson’s Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and kidney disease, Robert (Bob) passed peacefully at Hospice Savannah surrounded by his family. Bob was from Pine Island, NY, and lived in Oakland, NJ until retiring in 2003 to Skidaway Island. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Edward and Stella Pietrzak, and his son, Robert Mark. He leaves behind his loving wife of 64 years, Jeanne; daughter, Pam Peters (Jeff Croyle); two brothers, Edward Pietrzak of Coronado, CA, and Richard ...

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David R. Bothwell - AUG 13, 2021

David R. Bothwell

To view a live stream of the service, please click on the link below. https://cabrini-sav.org/ David Robert Bothwell 72, of Savannah, Georgia passed away Friday, August 13, 2021. David was born in Burlington, Vermont along with his older siblings James and Diane, both deceased. David is survived by his wife and best friend Nadine with whom he shared 35 wonderful years of marriage. He took much pride in his children and grandchildren: daughter Gina Bothwell Abbott, her husband Mark and their children Cameron & Olivia; son David Bothwell, his wife Elizabeth and their children Quinn &am ...

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William Sinclair Ray (Billy) JUN 13, 1957 - AUG 12, 2021

William Sinclair Ray (Billy)

William Sinclair Ray “Billy” died Thursday, August 12th at Candler Hospital. Billy leaves behind his wife Terry; son, William Steven, and his faithful companion Cooper. Billy was happiest outside in his yard or helping his dad work on boats and motors.He loved Sundays on the beach at Tybee and spending vacations in Daytona.  His family is comforted knowing that after years of fighting complications from Diabetes, that he is no longer in pain or suffering and is at peace. A private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. ...

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Barbara D. McLaughlin - AUG 11, 2021

Barbara D. McLaughlin

Barbara Davidson McLaughlin, 83, passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  Barbara was born January 30, 1938 in Windsor, Ontario Canada to the late Robert and Etta Davidson.  She and her husband lived in Connecticut before retiring to Skidaway Island 26 years ago.  Barbara was a faithful member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, The Landings Club, the L.W.G.A., the Savannah Symphony Board of Directors (Women’s Guild), and also a member of the P.E.O.  She was a charter member of the 100 Club where she helped organize the Be ...

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Weldon Larry Parker, Sr. MAY 13, 1936 - AUG 10, 2021

Weldon Larry Parker, Sr.

Weldon Larry Parker, Sr., 85, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Woodcliff, GA May 13,1936 to Emerson and Ruth Burke Parker. He was a graduate of Benedictine Military School, class of 1954, and attended the University of North Carolina. He was an avid golfer and frequently visited with Spanky’s Gang. Survivors include his children, Angela Hunter (Brian), Weldon Parker, Jr. (Emmie), Audrey Overstreet (Mark), Jon Parker (Beth); seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and brother, Earl Taylor. A graveside memorial service will be held at ...

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Margaret Marie Smith Chamberlain JAN 04, 1964 - AUG 10, 2021

Margaret Marie Smith Chamberlain

Margaret Marie passed away unexpectedly Tuesday night at 8:52pm, surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her mother, Elaine VonWaldner Smith, her father William “Billy” Smith, and her brother Michael Smith. Margaret Marie attended St. Vincent’s Academy (Class of ‘82) where she was Senior Class President and a member of the National Honor Society. Margaret Marie was proud of being a graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy. She attended and graduated from Armstrong State College (Class of ‘86). Margaret Marie is survived by her son, William Tho ...

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John Francis Wallace - AUG 10, 2021

John Francis Wallace

John Francis Wallace, 88, passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  A memorial visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundations, 5356 Reynolds St., Suite 400, Savannah, GA 31405.   ...

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Rodney Wayne Eason MAR 17, 1954 - AUG 10, 2021

Rodney Wayne Eason

Rodney “Wayne” Eason, 67, died August 10, 2021, surrounded by family. Wayne was born March 17, 1954, in Statesboro, Georgia, to Walter and Kathleen Eason.  He was destined to become a pilot, as he spent hours as a child listening to the banter of pilots on a CTAF hand-held radio.  At the mere age of sixteen, Wayne began his successful carrier as a pilot. He fueled his passion for flying by working for five different companies over the past fifty-one years receiving multiple awards and recognitions.  He dedicated twenty-seven of those years flying for Robert Baker ...

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Hannalove Hartmann JUN 28, 1939 - AUG 09, 2021

Hannalove Hartmann

Hannalove Hartmann, 82, died August 9th, 2021, at her home in Alexandria Virginia, after several years of declining health, with her daughter at her side. Born in Nuremburg, Germany, Hannalove immigrated to the United States in 1959 with then husband, Siegfried Kapka and her daughter, Jeannette.  She proudly completed the United States Immigration and Naturalization process and became a citizen of the United States in the late 1970's. Hannalove retired from Delta Airlines in 2000 after having held several positions with Delta and Northwest Airlines for many years. She spent ...

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Constance Apostoles Dimou - AUG 09, 2021

Constance Apostoles Dimou

Constance Apostoles Dimou, 92, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2021. Connie was born on April 28, 1929 and spent her childhood and young adult life in Belmont, MA. A graduate of Colby-Sawyer College, she married Loucas S. Dimou on February 15,1953 and was married for 61 years before his passing. Spending their early years in Weston, MA where they had their 4 children, the family then lived in Memphis, TN from 1963 - 1985. In Memphis, Connie was a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church, serving as a chairperson for the Altar Guild and the Antique Arcade. She was also a devoted member ...

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John E. Tade, Sr. - AUG 07, 2021

John E. Tade, Sr.

John E. Tade, Sr., 80, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Sunabella of Savannah.  A private memorial will be held at a later date by the family.    ...

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Frank Massey Davis, M.D. JUL 08, 1935 - AUG 07, 2021

Frank Massey Davis, M.D.

Frank Massey Davis, M.D., 86, of Savannah, GA passed away August 7, 2021, in Candler Hospital after a lengthy illness.  Frank was born in Montgomery, AL, and later moved to Atlanta, GA where he graduated from North Fulton High School.  He was a graduate of Emory University and Tulane University School of Medicine, and a board-certified neurosurgeon, practicing neurosurgery in Tallahassee, Florida until his retirement.  He was the cofounder of the Tallahassee Neurological Clinic, past president of the Florida Neurological Society, member of both the Southern Neurological Socie ...

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Martha Joy Cronemiller MAR 29, 1941 - AUG 07, 2021

Martha Joy Cronemiller

Martha Joy Cronemiller, 80, formerly of Savannah, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021. Martha was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Eva (Otto) Cronemiller; and her siblings, George Cronemiller, Dorothy Cronemiller, Max Cronemiller, Jr., and Donald Cronemiller. Martha was born and raised in Savannah and lived most of her adult life in and around Georgia. Martha lived a rich full life by not allowing her diagnosis of Down Syndrome to limit her possibilities. She held a job, volunteered, and participated in the Kindness Rocks project at her local library before the pandemic. Martha ...

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Abigail Leticia Williams NOV 14, 1968 - AUG 06, 2021

Abigail Leticia Williams

Abigail Leticia Williams passed away peacefully but suddenly in her sleep on August 6, 2021, in Savannah, Georgia. Frequently known as “Abby” by her family and friends, Abigail was born in Massachusetts on November 14, 1968. Her mother, Ione Etheridge Williams was a well-known genealogist at Cape May County Museum in Cape May Court House, New Jersey. Her father, Thomas Richard Williams, was an electrical engineer. Abby was a longtime Savannah area chef, professional caterer, and an unapologetic lover of cats. She loved to make people smile with her culinary talents and was a loy ...

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Lewis L. Johnson, Sr. JUL 12, 1946 - AUG 05, 2021

Lewis L. Johnson, Sr.

Lewis L. Johnson, Sr., age 75, passed away on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at his residence on Wilmington Island, near Savannah, GA.  Lewis was born on July 12, 1946 to the late Roy and Roseanna Johnson in Sandy Hook, Kentucky.  He joined the United States Air Force at the age of 16 and served in the Vietnam War.  After serving in the military, Lewis became a civil service engineer at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, where he worked for the Department of Defense, and served as vice-president of Local 1922 AFGE. Lewis was an avid fisherman, hunter, and all-around sportsman.  ...

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Tyler Lee Randolph JUL 13, 1966 - AUG 05, 2021

Tyler Lee Randolph

To view a livestream of the service, please click the link below. Tyler Lee Randolph (gather.app) Tyler Lee Randolph of Tybee Island, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Tyler was born in Louisville, Kentucky on July 13, 1966 to David and Mary “Jenny” Cox. While he resided in many places over the course of his life, he joyfully adopted Tybee Island, Georgia as his home. Tyler graduated from Langley High School in McLean, Virginia. He then attended the United States Military Academy, West Point, and graduated with degrees in Civil Engineering and Economics. He ...

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Mary Ann L. Schlein AUG 15, 1923 - AUG 03, 2021

Mary Ann L. Schlein

Mary Ann L. Schlein died Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Signature Healthcare.  She was born August 15, 1923 in Gates Mill, Ohio, near Cleveland, to the late John and Helen Lorence. She is survived by two children, Mary Ellen Kirkland (Talley), and Peter Schlein; two grandchildren, Jeff Kirkland and Lauren McMillan, great-grandson, Liam McMillan, all of Savannah; and a brother, John Lorence of Lubec, Maine. A private graveside service will be held in Nicholls, GA. Remembrances may be made to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, 2501 East President Street, Savannah, ...

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Elliot Ralph (Chip) Ingram, III FEB 02, 1939 - AUG 02, 2021

Elliot Ralph (Chip) Ingram, III

  TO VIEW A LIVESTREAMING OF THE SERVICE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK.  Elliot Ingram, III (gather.app) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Elliot Ralph Ingram, III (Chip), 82, passed away on Monday August 2, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Chip was born in Meadville, PA to Elliot Ralph Ingram and Margaret Harris.  He attended Meadville High School, where he was a starter on the high school basketball team.  ...

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Carl Lee Coaxum MAR 21, 2021 - AUG 02, 2021

Carl Lee Coaxum

Carl Lee Coaxum, infant son of Carl Lee Jackson and Katelynn Coaxum, died peacefully at home on Monday, August 2, 2021.  In addition to his parents, Baby Carl leaves behind two brothers, Quentin and MacKenzie Coaxum; his grandfather, Michael Coaxum, Sr.; grandmother, Rosa Lee Dixon and several aunt, uncles and cousins.  A funeral service to celebrate Carl’s life will be held at 11AM on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at the Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the funeral service. He passed away do innocen ...

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Leonardo S. "Jun" DeVega, Jr. - AUG 01, 2021

Leonardo S.

Leonardo Sacramento “Jun” DeVega, Jr., 65, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  He was born December 12, 1955 in Bacoor Cavite, Philippines.  Leonardo retired from the U.S. Army and also Gulfstream Aerospace.  He was a communicant of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church.  In addition to parents, he is preceded in death by three siblings, Efren, Romy and Christy.  Surviving is his wife Isabelita “Billie” DeVega, two daughters, Junabelle DeVega and Kristina DeVega, both of Atlanta, one grandson, Mi ...

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John Robert (Bob) Paddison JUL 30, 1923 - AUG 01, 2021

John Robert (Bob) Paddison

John Robert ("Bob") Paddison died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on August 1, 2021, two days after his ninety-eighth birthday. Bob lived most of his life in Savannah and was dedicated to his family and his community. Love and service were his mantra and he lived joyously, loving life and laughter. Bob Paddison is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Phillippa Kandel Paddison; four children, Diana Churchill, Kim Paddison Dockery (Keith), John Robert Paddison Jr. (Nancy), David E. Paddison (Jeanne), and seven cherished grandchildren, Lauren Dockery, Stephen Dockery ...

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Richard "R.T." Fuller OCT 28, 1953 - AUG 01, 2021

Richard

Richard “R.T.” Fuller, 67, was born October 28,1953, in Greenville S.C., and died Sunday, August 1, 2021.  R.T. was an aviation meteorologist professionally. However, he was a professional photographer by trade for a number of years. He was also an author, publishing two books. R.T. was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. After his discharge, he and his wife, Victoria (who passed away in 2016), settled in Savannah, GA. R.T. Fuller was a dear friend to many. Though he only had one biological child, he was a father figure to so many of his "kids", and he had a lot o ...

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Susan I. Chamblee - JUL 31, 2021

Susan I. Chamblee

Susan Inglesby Chamblee, 76, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Effingham Hospital.  She was born October 22, 1944 in Savannah. In addition to her parents, John and Helen Inglesby, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Lewis Chamblee.  Susan and her husband were foster parents with the Department of Family and Children Services. She co-founded the S.T.E.P.S. program (Summer Therapeutic Enrichment Program of Savannah).  She volunteered time to the program she helped to build.  She always wanted a big family, so after having three children of her own, she became ...

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Robert J. Schwing, Jr. - JUL 31, 2021

Robert J. Schwing, Jr.

ROBERT JOSEPH SCHWING, JR.             Rob courageously fought cancer until he was called home to Heaven on Saturday, July 31.  He leaves behind Peg (Ewald), his wife of 33 years, son Jeffrey (Meagan Lairsey), daughter Sarah (Awais Hussain), and grandsons John Robert and Jackson Lee.  Rob is the son of Margaret (Rector) and the late Robert Schwing of West Chester, OH, and brother to Barbara.  He has many beloved sisters- and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Rob is also survived by his aunt and uncle, M ...

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Debra Ashley Nettles Mahany FEB 01, 1974 - JUL 30, 2021

Debra Ashley Nettles Mahany

Debra Ashley Nettles Mahany gained eternal rest on July 30, 2021, after a battle with urethral carcinoma. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend.  Debra was born February 1, 1974, to the late Joyce and Cliff Nettles, just six minutes after her twin sister, Barbara. Debra graduated from Calvary Baptist High School in 1992 and Armstrong State College with a B.S. in Nursing. Debra was a gifted and compassionate nurse for many years, as well as a clinical instructor later in her career.  On July 10, 2009, Debra married Jeff Mahany and instantly became a bonus mom ...

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Phil M. Hope - JUL 29, 2021

Phil M. Hope

Phil M. Hope passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 29, 2021 with his wife by his side at Hospice Savannah, Inc. He was born in Jesup, GA where he graduated from Wayne County High School.  Phil later attended Young-Harris College and ultimately graduated with a degree from Armstrong State College.  He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant.  Phil was a retired jeweler from Friedman's Jewelers, a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church and the Alee Temple Shrine. Surviving is his wife of eight years, Joyce ...

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Ellis Barlow Keener, M.D. NOV 24, 1926 - JUL 29, 2021

Ellis Barlow Keener, M.D.

On July 29th, Ellis Barlow Keener, M.D. passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family. He was married to Ann Stambaugh Keener, for over 67 years. His family and friends will miss him for the rest of their lives. There were two things Ellis loved throughout his entire life - practicing neurosurgery and his family. Ellis was born in Murphy, N.C. on November 24, 1926, the second son of Nancy Tindell Keener and Horace Harvey Keener. He graduated from The McCallie School,  Chattanooga, TN in 1944 and volunteered for the U.S. Navy when he was only 17. At 19 he was commissioned an Ens ...

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Robert Joseph Pittman, Sr. JUL 21, 1936 - JUL 28, 2021

Robert Joseph Pittman, Sr.

Robert Joseph Pittman Sr. 85, of Springfield GA, passed away in his home on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Robert was survived in death by his wife, Mary Carolyn Pittman; grandson, David Pittman, and wife, Amanda Pittman; great-grandchildren; Abigail Pittman, Johnnie Wright, and Aidan Wright, as well as two sisters, Kathy Digiovanni and husband, David, and Janie Lickens. Robert was preceded in death by his son, Robert Joseph Pittman Jr; two granddaughters, Kimberly Ann, and Mary Ellen Pittman, as well as his brother, Harry Johnson. Robert Sr. was very devoted to his family, he put them fir ...

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Katherine Juanita Moorman Devlin MAR 20, 1924 - JUL 28, 2021

Katherine Juanita Moorman Devlin

To view the funeral service please click this link. Katherine Juanita "Nita" Moorman Devlin died peacefully on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Peachtree Corners, GA. She follows her husband of 57 years Lt. Col. (Ret.) Donald L Devlin Sr., two sisters, Mildred Moorman and Carolyn Fitch, and a brother Charles Moorman. Nita was born on March 20, 1924 to Elerrena and Eric Moorman in Savannah, Georgia. She lived in Savannah until 2014 when she moved to the Atlanta area to be closer to her children. Nita graduated from Commercial High School. She was a lifelong member of Immanuel Baptis ...

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Dr. William E. "Bill" Taylor, Jr. - JUL 27, 2021

Dr. William E.

Dr. William E. “Bill” Taylor, Jr., 94, longtime Savannah Dentist, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Buckingham South.  He was born January 19, 1927 in Savannah to the late William E. Taylor and Alice Holm Taylor.  Educated in Savannah area schools, Bill graduated from Savannah High School in 1945 and then served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Bill then went on to graduate from The Citadel Military College and the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.  Dr. Taylor practiced dentistry in Savannah for 43 years, retiring in 1997.  As a faithful ...

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Virginia Davis Preetorius - JUL 26, 2021

Virginia Davis Preetorius

Virginia “Ginny” Davis Preetorius met our sweet Jesus on Monday, July 26, 2021. She passed peacefully in her beloved home on the Isle of Armstrong. Ginny was born in Rome, Georgia on March 26, 1931 to Edward L. Davis and Cola Foster Davis.  She proved to be an adventurous, independent woman when she left home after high school graduation heading for the big city of Atlanta.  There, she began work at Southern Dairies, but soon decided that she wanted to pursue her education and began attending night school for a degree in Business Education. Ginny met her husband, Wi ...

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Lawrence E. (Larry) Burk AUG 19, 1941 - JUL 24, 2021

Lawrence E. (Larry) Burk

Lawrence E. Burk, 79, passed away unexpectedly July 24, 2021 peacefully at home. Larry was born August 19, 1941 in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Paul and Bernadine (Waller) Burk. Larry graduated in 1959 from Cathedral All Boy High School and in 1964 from The School of Business at Southern Illinois University and inducted into the Business School Hall of Fame in 1996. After graduation he married Judith Ann (Sullivan) Burk in 1965. Together in love, they raised three devoted sons; John Paul Burk (Terese), Gordon Lawrence Burk (Tamara), and David Edward Burk (Barbara). He is beloved by his ...

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Kay Marie McSweeney JUL 16, 1937 - JUL 23, 2021

Kay Marie McSweeney

Kay Marie McSweeney passed away following complications of surgery on July 23, 2021, in Savannah, Georgia.  Kay was born near Little Cedar, Iowa on July 16, 1937, the only child of Robert and Maxine (Penney) McSweeney. She grew up surrounded by her extended family consisting of her grandparents, Clinton (Joe) and Thelma (McPhail) Penney and Stewart and Lottie (McGrane) McSweeney and six great grandparents – Al and Nettie (Emerson) McPhail, John and Catherine (Morrissey) McSweeney and Frank and Margaret (Devereaux) McGrane. Shortly after the beginning of WWII, her father moved the ...

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Charles W. (Bill) Morris - JUL 22, 2021

Charles W. (Bill) Morris

Charles W. “Bill” Morris, 81, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.  He was born July 23, 1939 to Norwood Morris and Lucille Moore Morris.  He attended Commercial High School, and graduated from Savannah High School in 1958.  He was a member of the 165th Georgia Air National Guard for 24 years attaining the rank of Senior Master Seargent.  He worked for the Savannah Shipyard, Savannah Gas Company, and also Kerr-McGee for 36 years before retiring.  Bill was a member of the Zerubbabel Masonic Lodge and the Tybee Lite Shrine Clu ...

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Nora Theresa Corrado FEB 02, 1936 - JUL 22, 2021

Nora Theresa Corrado

Nora Theresa Corrado “Empress Nora”   Our beautiful, kind, fun-loving mother, the “Empress” Nora Corrado, died peacefully on July 22, 2021, in Savannah, GA at 85 years young.  She responded to other names like “Mom” and “Nana”.  But the nickname, given by her adoring, equally cool husband Sylvester, became an inside-joke. She behaved like royalty, and we poked fun at her for it. Born in Astoria, NY to Thomas and Elizabeth Hickey, she raised her large family in West Islip, NY, moved south to Jupiter, FL to relax, and ...

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Mary Constance Stevens Hiott - JUL 21, 2021

Mary Constance Stevens Hiott

Mary Constance Stevens Hiott, known as Connie to all who loved her, passed away peacefully at home on July 21, 2021 after a heroic battle with metastatic breast cancer.  Connie, the only child of David Stevens and Johnnie Berry, was born in Milledgeville, GA on April 26, 1949. She graduated from Baldwin County High School, attended Brewton Parker College, and later moved to Savannah, GA where she became a hairstylist for 35 years.  Connie is survived by her two daughters, Heather Hiott of Pooler, GA, and Morgan Shiell (Jason) of Rincon, GA as well as her beloved grandchildren,& ...

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Richard M. (Dick) Shaw - JUL 21, 2021

Richard M. (Dick) Shaw

Richard Morrison “Dick” Shaw, 74, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Hospice Savannah after a brief illness.  Born on July 29, 1946, Dick spent his childhood in Rock Hill, SC.  He graduated from Rock Hill High School in 1964 and attended the University of South Carolina.  Upon finishing school, he joined the Army Reserves and was a member for six years.  He began his professional career in sales with Del Monte Foods in 1968.  With only a brief time running his dad’s grocery store in Rock Hill from 1976-1978, Dick continued his career in sales wit ...

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Penelope "Penny" Gamble JUN 10, 1939 - JUL 21, 2021

Penelope

Penny Gamble died Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in the comfort of her home, encompassed by her loving family. On June 10, 1939, she was born an only child in West Virginia. In the late 1950’s, Penny received her Cosmetology license. After practicing hair for twenty years, she continued to acquire many trades, including polygraph examiner and massage therapist. In 1980, Penny was happily married to her beloved, Willie Gamble. In 2001, Penny retired from Loyola Marymount University as student healthcare administrator. In 2013 she became a widow and decided to move to Savannah, G ...

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Robert "Bob" Alan Herman MAR 03, 1966 - JUL 21, 2021

Robert

Robert “Bob” Alan Herman, 55, died peacefully at home on July 21, 2021. Bob grew up on the coast in NH, but his home and heart had always been in Savannah. Bob worked at Gulfstream Aerospace for more than 20 years as an accomplished airplane mechanic and inspector. His real passion was for boats and ocean activities enjoying his pastimes at the beach and on the ocean. Bob leaves behind his two  children, Isaac Herman-Benjamin and Emily Grace Herman; six siblings Pam, Pete, Linda, Nancy, Paul, and Jim. He is fondly remembered and will be dearly missed by a great many fami ...

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Barbara Ann Hooe Burns - JUL 20, 2021

Barbara Ann Hooe Burns

Barbara Ann Burns passed away July 20, 2021 at Hospice Savannah with her family by her side. Barbara was a strong, beautiful woman who fought to the end. She was a loving, giving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother and a true friend to all who knew her. Barbara was born April 24, 1929 to Roy W. and Joanna Raff Hooe in Washington, DC. Barbara was a long standing and active member of Savannah Moose Lodge 1550. Barbara was proceeded in death by her husband, Charles Burns Jr, son, Charles Roy Burns, her mother and father, brothers James and Butchie Hooe and her sister, ...

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Eduardo C. Fontanilla JUL 02, 1948 - JUL 17, 2021

Eduardo C. Fontanilla

Eduardo C. Fontanilla, 73 years old, died at St Joseph’s Hospital, Saturday, July 17, 2021, after a short illness, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in San Jacinto, Pangasinan Philippines and lived in Savannah for over 20 years. He graduated with bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Mapua Institute of Technology Manila, Philippines. Surviving are his wife, Elvessa Fontanilla (44 years of marriage); four children, AJ, and daughter-in-law, Kazuyo Hira, Eduardo Jr., Ryan and Ryan E., daughter, Denise and son-in-law, David Flynn; two grandchildren, Cielle and ...

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Daniel Scott Vaughan - JUL 14, 2021

Daniel Scott Vaughan

Daniel Scott Vaughan, age 27, passed away on July 14, 2021. Daniel was a 2012 graduate of Islands High School. He had a love of cooking and for years was employed in numerous fine dining venues in Savannah and California.  He had a passion for music of all genres and enjoyed attending concerts, playing piano, and singing.  Most of all he loved his family. Daniel was a member of the Order of Arrow of the Boy Scouts of America and a member of Troop 16.  He achieved his Eagle Scout rank in 2011.  His environmental project earned him a county wide proclamation. Born Oc ...

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Cynthia A. Jasso MAR 25, 1953 - JUL 14, 2021

Cynthia A. Jasso

Cynthia A. Jasso, 68, died while on holiday in Savannah, GA on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.   The lifelong resident of Winter Haven, FL was was the daughter of late Max and Betty A. Jasso. She was predeceased by a nephew, Chris Nichols.  Cynthia leaves behind a daughter, April Jasso-Miller; grandson, Christopher Jasso-Miller; her lifelong partner, Leonel Enriquez; two sisters, Cheryl Presley and Debi Jasso Silver; two nieces, Kara Silver and Krista Silva; nephew, Eric Nichols; and all of the ...

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Nelson Lee Graff AUG 29, 1940 - JUL 13, 2021

Nelson Lee Graff

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, Nelson Lee Graff passed away at the age of 80 at Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA.  Nelson was born August 29, 1940 in Tilden Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.  He was the son of the late Wayne and Marian (Brobst) Graff and graduated from Hamburg High School.  He served in the Air Force in the early 1960s.  He was employed as a dispatcher for Overnite Transportation Company at both the Fayetteville, NC and Savannah, GA terminals before retiring in 2005.  He was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church where he served as an ...

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Margaret (Peggy) Perryman Thompson JUL 23, 1938 - JUL 12, 2021

Margaret (Peggy) Perryman Thompson

Margaret “Peggy” Perryman Thompson died on July 12 at Hospice in Savannah, Peggy was born July 23,1938 in Newnan,Ga to John M. and Virginia B. Perryman. She attended Randolph Macon College and graduated from the University of Georgia where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She was an active member of the Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church and was awarded the Presbyterian Woman’s Honorary Life Membership Award in 2012. Peggy was also an avid tennis player and volunteer in every community where she lived. Peggy was preceded in death by her husband of ...

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Robert F. Long, III - JUL 12, 2021

Robert F. Long, III

Robert Franklin Long, III, 50, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021 under the care of his family and Hospice Savannah.  He was born December 17, 1970 in Savannah to Robert F. Long, Jr., and Phyllis Ann Dykes Long. Robert is preceded in death by his father, Robert F. Long, Jr. He attended St. James Catholic School, Benedictine Military School, class of 1989, graduated from the University of Georgia, received his Phd. From Auburn University, and attended medical school at St. George’s University in Grenada.  He was a Medical Researcher for U.N.C. Robert was an avid outdoors ...

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Harald Wolfgang Eastwood - JUL 12, 2021

Harald Wolfgang Eastwood

Harald Wolfgang Eastwood, 73, of Savannah, Ga, peacefully passed away at his home on Monday, July 12th, 2021. Harald was born July 27th, 1947, in Esslingen, Germany. He was the son of the late Harold J. & Marianne (Deininger) Eastwood. He is survived by Geraldine (Gerry) Courson who he married on November 13th, 1971, in Ridgeland, SC. Also surviving are their three children: Rosa Howard of St. George, Ga., Glenda Neal of Savannah, GA., & Terry Chase (Randy) of phoenix, AZ., two brothers: Robert Glenn (Kim) of Darien, GA., Dennis Lee of New Bern, NC., & four sisters: Karin Day, K ...

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Larry W. Mallory - JUL 11, 2021

Larry W. Mallory

Larry William Mallory, born in Macon, Georgia September 2 1941, passed Sunday, July 11th 2021 in Savannah.  Son of Manning Lanier and Irene Rogers Mallory, he lived in Savannah since 1963. Survived by his wife Debra Myers King Mallory, his daughter’s Lisa McCluskey and Cindy Robbins from his previous marriage to Sheila Garner Mallory.  He was the grandfather of Carson and Sarah McCluskey and Pace and Tru Robbins. He loved them all so very much. He was over the moon proud of his first grandchild, Carson for recently following his heart and dream in joining the Coast Guard. ...

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Patricia Ann Finn Saseen DEC 20, 1941 - JUL 11, 2021

Patricia Ann Finn Saseen

Patricia Ann Finn Saseen died peacefully on Sunday, July 11, 2021, with her loving family at her side after a long fight with Parkinson’s Disease. Pat was born and raised in Hollywood, Florida the daughter of Austin and Gladys Finn.  She graduated from Florida State University with honors, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in three years. She also pursued graduate work at Emory University, and the University of Madrid.  Her scholastic honors included Phi Kappa Phi (French honorary) Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish honorary), Pi Delta Phi (academic honorary), Alpha  Lambda Delta (acad ...

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Gregory Coursey - JUL 09, 2021

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Nancy Taylor Duffett Strobel OCT 13, 1944 - JUL 08, 2021

Nancy Taylor Duffett Strobel

Nancy Taylor Duffett Strobel died peacefully July 8, 2021 at home in the company of her husband, Gray H. (Tim) Strobel and children Tyler and Tracy; overlooking the Skidaway River marshes, as Tropical Storm Elsa provided the thunderclaps, lightning, wind and rain appropriate to mark Nancy’s entrance to Heaven to be with the Lord.  Nancy was born in Akron, Ohio on Friday the 13th, in October of 1944 to Gail Yoder Duffett and William E. Duffett.  Nancy’s early life was shaped by a love of nature.  Nancy and her sister Becky recall with great fondness their father&rs ...

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Teona Aria Khutsishvili Kradenych APR 21, 2021 - JUL 08, 2021

Teona Aria Khutsishvili Kradenych

Teona Aria Khutsishvili Kradenych, eleven weeks, peacefully transitioned to heaven on Thursday, July 8, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Teona, pronounced Tay-own-a, was born at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA on April 21, 2021. She had an unfortunate condition called Trisomy 18 which is dubbed “not compatible with life”. Teona had an inner strength that astounded doctors, nurses, and all her loved ones. Her iron will granted us the gift of life outside of a hospital environment and the freedom to love her in close quarters at home. Against all conceivab ...

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William "Bill" M. Donaldson, Jr. - JUL 05, 2021

William

William “Bill” M. Donaldson, Jr, 85, passed away Monday, July 5, 2021 under the care of family, Hospice Savannah, and Thunderbolt Transitional and Rehab Center.  A native Savannahian, he graduated from Savannah High School, then went on to work for Union Camp (IP) for 45 years.  He loved to fish, and some would say that he was a great trout fisherman.  He was a member of the Tybee Optimus Club, and was of the Catholic faith.  Bill is preceded in death by his parents, W.M. Donaldson, Sr. and Katie Mae Exley Donaldson, a sister, Betty Poole, and grandson, ...

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Yolanda S. Negron - JUL 05, 2021

Yolanda S. Negron

Mrs. Yolanda S. Negron, 84, longtime resident of the Landings community and the widow of Dr. George Negron, passed away on July 5, 2021, at the Augusta Medical Center. Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil she was the devoted daughter of Dr. Miguel Gabriel and Mrs. Irma Nogueira Saad. She was reared in a large family, to which she always cherished the very special and close relationships she had with her parents, siblings, and extended family members. Throughout her life she was always loving and supportive of her family and others giving unselfishly to assist whenever needed. She embraced he ...

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Stavros Gregory Andris (aka Harry Andris, Jr.) - JUL 04, 2021

Stavros Gregory Andris (aka Harry Andris, Jr.)

To view a live stream of the funeral, click here. Stavros Gregory Andris (aka Harry G. Andris, Jr.), of Savannah, Georgia, passed away peacefully with his loved ones near on July 4th, 2021, at the age of 90. He was born the only child to his Greek immigrant parents Gregory Stavros Andris (aka Harry G. Andris, Sr.) and Athena Andris, on September 1st, 1930 in Waterbury, Connecticut. In 1933, the Andris family moved to Savannah, Ga which became Harry’s home.  As an only child, Harry found countless “brothers&rd ...

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Frank Auburn Mullis AUG 06, 1945 - JUL 03, 2021

Frank Auburn Mullis

Frank Auburn Mullis passed away at Memorial Medical Center on July 3, 2021 after a short illness. He was 75 years old. He was born on August 6, 1945 to Carl and Juanita Mullis in Ousley, Georgia and hit the ground running. He graduated from Lowndes County High School, Valdosta State College with a degree in Chemistry and business administration and John A. Gupton College in Nashville, Tennessee. Frank was drafted into the U.S. Army on April 12, 1967 and arrived in Vietnam 60 days later where he was seriously injured and medically evacuated to Fort Lewis in Washington state.  For the ne ...

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Linda Diane Andrews - JUL 02, 2021

Linda Diane Andrews

Linda “Diane” Andrews, 76, of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 2, 2021. Born January 11, 1945, in Atlanta, Georgia, Diane was the daughter of Edward and Frances Andrews. Diane was a loving and cherished mother, daughter, sister and friend. She was a multi-talented artist and had a passion for animals, antiques, traveling, cooking, gardening, painting and crocheting. Diane enjoyed laughing, telling jokes and helping others. She once co-owned a business raising donations for organizations within her community. Survivors inclu ...

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Linda Sue Adams Lampo - JUL 02, 2021

Linda Sue Adams Lampo

Linda Sue Adams Lampo, 73, died peacefully on Friday, July 2, 2021 at her residence, surrounded by family.  She was born in Moline, IL, daughter of Carl B. and Marion Tuthill Adams, one of 11 children born to them.  Ms. Lampo was a 1966 graduate of Moline High.  In 1969, she enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Vietnam Conflict and was subsequently injured and honorably discharged. During her time of service in the United States Army, she was a member of the Women’s Army Band, later she worked as an administrative assistant for the Rock Island Arsenal i ...

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Steven Allen Lynch JUL 24, 1941 - JUL 01, 2021

Steven Allen Lynch

Steven Allen Lynch, 79, passed away Thursday, July 1, 2021, at East Georgia Regional Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. The full obituary and picture will appear when available. ...

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Justin Patrick Wentzel APR 24, 1989 - JUL 01, 2021

Justin Patrick Wentzel

Justin Patrick Wentzel, 32, formerly of Savannah, passed away peacefully and surrounded by love on Thursday, July 1st, 2021, in Wilmington, North Carolina.  Justin was born on April 24, 1989 in Savannah, GA to the late Walter Paul Jr. and Patricia Darlene (Davis) Wentzel. After the untimely deaths of his parents, he was lovingly adopted and raised by his aunt and uncle, Franklin and Marjorie (Davis) Forbes.  Justin had many talents in this life. A skilled natural athlete, he enjoyed staying active and in his youth, he excelled in baseball and wrestling. Justin had an extre ...

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Bruce E. Dominy, Sr. APR 08, 1948 - JUN 29, 2021

Bruce E. Dominy, Sr.

Bruce E. Dominy, Sr., 73, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021.  He was born in Lewiston, Idaho on April 8, 1948, son of the late C. Edward and Inez Clark Dominy.  Mr. Dominy moved to Savannah when he was 22.  He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam War was the co-owner of Crout Electric Company for 33 years. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Linda Dominy; son, Bruce Dominy, Jr. (Jamie); daughter, Shelia Dominy Sturtevant; grandchildren, Hunter Dominy (Charlotte), Hailey Stack (Corey), Taylor Sheppard, Rachel Sturtevant; sister, Pamela Babb ...

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Eva Parks Hurt JAN 10, 1941 - JUN 29, 2021

Eva Parks Hurt

Eva Parks Hurt, 80, died peacefully on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Hospice Savannah surrounded by her loving sisters. The Harlan County, KY native was the daughter of the late Grey and Elease Parks. She graduated from Loyall High School in Loyall, KY. After graduation, Eva moved to Savannah where she worked for several years for Dr. Harry Rollins before moving to Orlando, FL. She retired as billing manager from Orlando Radiology Group in 2005. Eva returned to Savannah after the death of her husband, Donald W. Hurt in 2020. In addition to her husband and parents, Eva was preceded in death b ...

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Wanda Sue Kindrick AUG 07, 1945 - JUN 28, 2021

Wanda Sue Kindrick

Wanda Sue Kindrick, 75, died peacefully Monday, June 28, 2021 at Memorial Hospital. Wanda was born in Merriman, Tennessee to Flenton and Marjorie Faulkner. Wanda is survived by her son Mark Strickland (Karen), grandchildren Brittany Schmidt (Daniel), Skylar Strickland (Kiersten), great grandchildren Kaiden and Raelynn Strickland , Theodore, Savannah and Amelia Schmidt, brother Wendell Faulkner (Dale), Nieces Jessica Ayre Skelton and Haley Faulkner Doles, best friends Janice Elliott, Lee Ann Marsh, morning coffee pal Vivian Austin and her cat Mr. Jingles. Wanda was preceded in death by her son ...

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Bonnie Anne Kubasta DEC 14, 1949 - JUN 28, 2021

Bonnie Anne Kubasta

Bonnie Anne Kubasta passed away on June 28, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia after battling cancer. Bonnie was truly one-of-a-kind—outgoing, funny and passionate. She was a loyal friend, an amazing professor, mother, and a mentor to many. Bonnie was born on December 14, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio to Anne and Emanuel Kubasta.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education in 1972 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1974 at The Ohio State University.  In 1979, she achieved her Master of Fine Arts from Oregon State University. Bonnie began her career teaching at Ohio Wesleyan Universit ...

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Ellen Marie Fox Lewis FEB 03, 1955 - JUN 26, 2021

Ellen Marie Fox Lewis

Ellen Marie Fox Lewis, age 66, died June 26, 2021 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  The Massachusetts native lived in Savannah and had attended Saint James Catholic Church in previous years when her health allowed. Surviving are her son, Matthew Mungo (Christine); sister, Teresa Apodaca; brothers, Michael F. Fox and John B. Fox; and others. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 29, at 12:00 noon at Catholic Cemetery, with burial to follow. ...

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Stuart Neil Bennett FEB 14, 1937 - JUN 24, 2021

Stuart Neil Bennett

Mr. Stuart Neil Bennett, age 84, died June 24, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  The New York native lived in Savannah.  He was a retired health food sales representative and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his daughter, Sara Hathaway Bennett-Encalada; son, Stuart McNeil Bennett; brother, Douglas P. Bennett; ex-wife, Linda Ann Bennett; and grandchildren, Brandon Neil Bennett and Caroline Encalada-Bennett. A graveside service and burial, with militray honors, will be held Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 10:00 am at Beaufort National Cemetery. ...

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Berta Ann Sims Autry NOV 10, 1938 - JUN 24, 2021

Berta Ann Sims Autry

Berta Ann Sims Autry, 82, of Kingsland, passed away on June 24, 2021  in Saint Marys, Georgia with her daughter and brother by her side. Berta Ann was born on November 10th, 1938 to James Ramsey Sims and Mary Eastes Sims in Savannah, GA. After graduation, she started working at Interstate Securities, kicking off a finance career which eventually led to a position with Eisenburg Investments, where she received the honor of Who’s Who of Savannah. In 1968, she met Thomas Autry, and they wed in 1969, going on to have one child, Tammy Suzanne Autry. After retiring in 1997,&nb ...

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Jack Wyness Miller (Abe) - JUN 23, 2021

Jack Wyness Miller (Abe)

TYBEE ISLAND – Jack Wyness Miller (Abe), 91, passed away peacefully at home on June 23, 2021.  He was a communicant at the All Saints Episcopal Church on Tybee Island.  He was the son of Hillary Herbert Miller, Sr. and Idabelle Wyness Miller and was preceded in death by his parents; brother Hillary Herbert Miller, Jr.; and sisters Elizabeth Miller Matthews and Bell Miller King.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Betty Hendrix Miller; son Jack Jeffery Miller and wife, Lori Gunn Miller; daughter Jill Allison Miller and friend Mikle Bragg; grandsons David Miller ...

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Peggy Worrell Murphy NOV 17, 1929 - JUN 22, 2021

Peggy Worrell Murphy

Peggy Worrell Murphy, 91, died Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  Born in Savannah, Peggy was the daughter of the late Lillian Burkhalter Worrell and Rives Edward Worrell. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Walter B. Murphy, Jr.  Peggy attended the Savannah public schools, graduating from Savannah High School in 1947 and Armstrong Junior College in 1949. She continued her education at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia graduating in 1951. In 1978, she earned a master's degree in elementary education from Armstrong Savann ...

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Beverly Ann Bradford Hill JAN 21, 1937 - JUN 22, 2021

Beverly Ann Bradford Hill

Beverly joined the love of her life, Herman in Heaven on June 22, 2021 after battling an exhausting illness. She was surrounded by loved ones at the time of her death.  She most recently lived in Ball Ground, Georgia but lived in Savannah, Georgia for the past 19 years and previously lived in Summerfield, North Carolina for 35 years.  Beverly was born January 21st, 1937 in Birmingham, AL. to the late Lucy Belle and Claude Bradford. She grew up in Birmingham, AL, Savannah, GA and Columbia SC where she was blessed to be raised by a loving Grandmother, Aunts and Uncles.  In H ...

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Robert John "Bob" Stewart - JUN 22, 2021

Robert John

Robert John “Bob” Stewart died from Parkinson’s disease and old age on Tuesday June 22, 2021, one day after his 90th birthday. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia, his sister Gladys, and his parents.  Bob was born in New York City, the second of two children of his Irish immigrant parents. He was raised in Manhattan and Long Island, except for a two-year period during the depression when he and his sister were sent back to Ireland to live with relatives on their farm. He was educated in public schools, and got a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from New Yo ...

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Susan Henry Parks SEP 12, 1958 - JUN 21, 2021

Susan Henry Parks

Click here to livestream Memorial Service On Monday, June 21, 2021 Susan Henry Parks, 62, passed away peacefully at home.  Susan was a loving mother to her son and three daughters. The longtime Savannah resident was born on September 12, 1958 in Woodbury, CT. Susan was a kind, smart, supportive, and funny sister, mother, and friend. She enjoyed traveling and seeing the world with friends and family. Susan enjoyed reading thriller books, coloring, and drinking pink lemonade. Susan was an animal lover and enjoyed every type of music. She had the ability to forgive and for ...

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Janet L. Heike - JUN 20, 2021

Janet L. Heike

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Rev. Deacon Wanda Lucas - JUN 20, 2021

Rev. Deacon Wanda Lucas

Wanda Beth Lucas passed away from a stroke on June 20, 2021. She was born on January 5, 1938 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. She attended Oklahoma State University where she majored in Home Economics and met her husband, Michael Arthur Lucas, whom she married on December 21, 1958 and was married to for 51 years before his passing. Wanda spent the first years of her marriage raising her four children and helping her husband with his veterinary practice. In 1985, they retired and moved to Savannah where they became involved in the Episcopal Church and started a ministry for children. Over the years they f ...

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Robin Scott Rawls JUL 21, 1956 - JUN 20, 2021

Robin Scott Rawls

Please click here to livestream Memorial Service Robin Scott Rawls, Owner/President of Rawls Distributing Company/Canteen Franchise in Savannah from 1987 to present, passed away unexpected and peacefully in his sleep on Sunday June 20, 2021 at home. Originally from Columbus Ga, Robin went to Hardaway High School, class of 1974 and studied marketing at Stetson University, class of 1977.   He is the son of Erika “Jacquie” and the late T. Sam Rawls.  Husband of 33 loving years to Janet McLellan Rawls.  Surviving family members include:  Erick Scott, M ...

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Jack Martin Van Eck MAY 26, 1941 - JUN 19, 2021

Jack Martin Van Eck

Jack Martin Van Eck, 80, passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021. He was born May 26, 1941 in Chicago, IL to the late Martin and Beatrice Van Rosendale Van Eck. His father was a transportation engineer, choir director, and avid singer in the church choirs in his community. His mother was a piano teacher; many of her students went on to pursue music degrees and led music programs in area churches. Mr. Van Eck inherited from his parents a lifelong passion for classical music. From childhood throughout his adult life, he continuously contributed his distinctive lyric baritone voice to choirs in hi ...

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Mary M. Dorsey - JUN 18, 2021

Mary M. Dorsey

Mary McGoldrick Dorsey, 67, died in Savannah, GA on June 18, 2021.  She was a native Savannahian, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. McGoldrick, who preceded her in death.  For 33 years, she was married to James Chancellor Dorsey, who also preceded her in death. She graduated from Marymount University in Virginia, received a BMS from the Medical College of Georgia, and a Master’s in Nursing at George Mason University in Virginia.  For several years, she worked in the Oncology unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital, and as a Nurse Practitioner, she worked for several years ...

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James Joseph "Jim" Keller - JUN 17, 2021

James Joseph

James Joseph “Jim” Keller, 81, passed away peacefully on Thursday June 17, 2021, surrounded by his family after a brief, unexpected illness. Jim was born in Somers Point, NJ on October 2, 1939 to parents Edwin and Elizabeth Keller. He graduated from Ocean City High School in Ocean City, NJ, in 1959 and enrolled in Braden’s Prep School. Upon graduating from there, he accepted an appointment to West Point where he stayed for 2 years before transferring to NC State to marry his high school sweetheart Sandy. Upon graduation in 1964, he was commissioned in the U.S. Army wh ...

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Catherine Woolfolk Battle Potts NOV 10, 1922 - JUN 17, 2021

Catherine Woolfolk Battle Potts

Catherine Woolfolk Battle Potts, 98, passed peacefully in her home in Savannah, Georgia on Thursday June 17th, 2021. Catherine was born and raised in Columbus, GA. She married Lieutenant Irwin “Pappy” Potts in 1942, and moved to Savannah in 1945 where they lived joyfully for 68 yrs together until his death in 2010. She was a long time member of St. John Episcopal Church. Catherine was an active member of the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Georgia, involved in the Savannah Junior League, and the Garden Club of Savannah. Catherine was an avid gardener, who want ...

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Thomas Martin Sharp MAY 13, 1936 - JUN 17, 2021

Thomas Martin Sharp

Tom Sharp died June 17, 2021, at his home in Savannah, Georgia.  He was 85.  Thomas Martin Sharp was born on May 13, 1936, in Sioux Falls, SD to Thomas Bernard Sharp and Anne (nee Finnerty) Sharp.  He grew up in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa, and attended Iowa State University where he received Bachelor of Science degrees in Industrial Engineering and Industrial Administration in 1958.  At Iowa State he met Mary Catherine McNally and they were married in her hometown of Grinnell, IA on December 26, 1960.  They recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary.&nbs ...

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Linda Hudson Neuhaus JAN 05, 1943 - JUN 17, 2021

Linda Hudson Neuhaus

Linda Hudson Neuhaus, 78, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021, after battling an illness. Linda was born in Daytona Beach, Florida, the daughter of Thomas and Jane Hudson. She received a BBA from Macalester College and an MBA from Penn State University.  Linda is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Michael Alan Neuhaus, and did not have any children. She retired from Mobil Oil after 28 years.  Linda leaves behind her longtime companion, Bob Berry, of Fairfax, Virginia; a brother, William Thomas Hudson, of Savannah; niece, Leigh Hudson Conner (John) of Savannah; nep ...

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Hubert Harry Evans, Jr. - JUN 15, 2021

Hubert Harry Evans, Jr.

Hubert Harry “Pete” Evans, Jr., 75, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at his residence.  He was born July 11, 1945 in Edgefield, SC to the late Hubert H. Evans, Sr., and Elizabeth Jett Evans.  Pete was the owner of Southeast Technical Coating.  He was a member of Central Christian Church, as well as the Scottish Rite, the Blue Lodge, and the Alee Temple.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Joseph Evans. Pete is survived by two daughters, Hope Keyes, and Alisa Evans-Newsome, both of Savannah.  Also surviving a ...

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Newton Thompson (Tommy) Brock, Jr. - JUN 15, 2021

Newton Thompson (Tommy) Brock, Jr.

Newton Thompson “Tommy” Brock, Jr. 47, died June 15, 2021 at his home.   Tommy was born in Savannah and attended church and school at Bible Baptist Church as well as Jenkins High School.  He was a member of the U.S. Army attached to the 175th Ranger Battalion at Hunter Army Airfield as well as being certified in Water Treatment at Fort Lee, VA.  Tommy was also a certified motorcycle mechanic. Tommy was a very talented musician who played piano, trumpet and guitar with many musicians across the country.  Tommy was the essence of Savannah and a vibrant and ...

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Felicita Rivera - JUN 14, 2021

Felicita Rivera

Felicita Rivera, 74, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at her residence with her family at her side.  She was born April 26, 1947 in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico to the late Antonio Centeno Martinez and Lydia Esther Carazo Figueroa.  Felicita was of the Lutheran faith, and was a sales associate for Goodwill.  She is survived by her husband, Mariano Rivera, Sr., daughter, Mariana Nesbitt and her husband Rodney, son, Mariano Rivera, Jr., three sisters, Carmen, Alicia, and Antonia, two brothers, David and Antonio Centeno, four grandchildren, Alex, Jacob, Emilia, Abigail, and one gre ...

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Robert L. Wheat, Sr. SEP 10, 1928 - JUN 14, 2021

Robert L. Wheat, Sr.

Robert L. Wheat, Sr.  passed away peacefully on Monday, June 14, 2021 at his residence on Tybee Island.  Bob was born in Baltimore, MD and was a parishioner of St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee. Bob was a devoted and loving husband and father. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen. Bob leaves behind his children, Robert Jr.; Mark (Nicole), and Robin Deppen (Darryl); five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at St. Michael Catholic Church. Visitation will be held ...

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Kenneth "Earl" Robinson JUL 21, 1953 - JUN 14, 2021

Kenneth

Cordova, SC Kenneth Earl Robinson, age 67, died June 14, 2021 at Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, South Carolina.  The Pontiac, Michigan native lived in Cordova, South Carolina, and was in the trucking business, having been an owner/operator for over 40 years, with more than a million miles driven.  He was a member of Unity Baptist Church in North, South Carolina, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He loved to fish, and always loved spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Ricky A. Reese, Jr.; his parents, Kenneth Edward and Cleo Phill ...

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Frederick (Ted) Conrade MAR 23, 1935 - JUN 13, 2021

Frederick (Ted) Conrade

Frederick “Ted” Conrade, 86, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. The New Kensington, PA, native was the son of the late Frederick and Louise Conrade. Ted was raised in Atlanta where he graduated from Grady High School. After his graduation from University of Georgia, Ted joined Merrill-Lynch, where he spent the majority of his brokerage career.  Ted was very active in the Savannah community having been a member of the Savannah Golf Club for more than 59 years. He was a former member of the Savannah Yacht Club, The Oglethorpe Club, and The C ...

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Donald Lee Brown - JUN 12, 2021

Donald Lee Brown

Donald Lee Brown, age 69, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021. He was born January 2, 1952, in Sikeston, MO, son of the late Wilford Leon Brown and surviving mother Lois Louise Brown.  Mr. Brown was a veteran of the United States Navy and a lifetime member of the VFW in Savannah and also the American Legion Post 114 in Sikeston, MO. He was married to surviving wife, Theresa Ann Stutts Brown, and survived by his daughters, Michelle Lee King, Sikeston, MO; Bridgette Campbell, Florida; sons, Darren Martin, Sikeston, MO. In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by two sister ...

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Norman Francis Flojo - JUN 12, 2021

Norman Francis Flojo

To view the service, please click here: https://youtu.be/n8KaybzUkDo Norman Francis Flojo, 82, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, on November 1, 1938, to Pastor Baga Flojo and Mary Fries. Norman proudly served in the U.S. Navy until his honorable discharge, traveling the world aboard the USS John R. Pierce. Although he had hoped to visit his father’s birthplace in the Philippines, Norman never made it there. Instead, his ship docked at ports of call throughout Europe. While there, he skied the Alps, cheered at the bullfights in Murcia, and st ...

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Mary Jeanette Lynch Low (Jenny) AUG 13, 1922 - JUN 12, 2021

Mary Jeanette Lynch Low (Jenny)

Mary Jeanette Lynch Low (Jenny) 98, of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side, under the care of Hospice, and her dear caregiver, Ms. Zelma Frazier on June 12, 2021.  She was born on August 13,1922 in Los Angeles, CA, the daughter of Anselm Vincent Lynch and Johannah Marie Birnbach Lynch.  She was raised in Little Rock, AR, educated in parochial schools, and graduated from Mount St. Mary’s Academy.   She received a scholarship to Drawns Business College, and was employed by the U.S. Army Air Force at Adam’s Field in Little Rock, AR, ...

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Christopher R. "Chris" Daniels - JUN 11, 2021

Christopher R.

Christopher R. “Chris” Daniels, 56, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at Hospice Savannah, Inc. surrounded by his loving family after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Savannah, son of Wanda Bowen Daniels and the late Carl R. Daniels.  Chris was a graduate of Jenkins High School, member of Calvary Baptist Temple and for many years owned and operated Ultra-Chem Carpet Cleaning Company.  Chris was a member of the Savannah Wheelmen Cycling Team.  He was the winner of several state championships and represented Georgia at the National Cha ...

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Christina A. Waters - JUN 10, 2021

Christina A. Waters

Christina Adkinson Waters, 45, passed away Thursday June 10, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center with her daughter Victoria, and her son William by her side.  She was born March 22, 1976 at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, VA, and grew up Tullahoma, TN before moving to Savannah where she lived for the past twenty years.  She graduated from the University of Memphis, TN with a Bachelors degree. She was preceded in death by her father, Alvah K. Adkinson. Christina was a story teller and loved to plan events throughout her life. She worked for the Alzheimer’s Associati ...

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Delvin Lloyd Love JAN 06, 1953 - JUN 10, 2021

Delvin Lloyd Love

Delvin Lloyd Love, 68, went home to rest with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, June 10, 2021. The Savannah native was born on January 6, 1953 to the late Marcus and Nell Love of Savannah. He attended Savannah High School from 1968 until 1970 before enlisting in the U.S. Army where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division. Delvin graduated from Savannah Vocational-Technical School and was a former employee of Georgia Pacific, Johns-Manville, and Aramark Uniform Service.  A devout Christian, Delvin was a loyal member of Isle of Hope Baptist Church where he served as a dea ...

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David Charles Hollingsworth - JUN 10, 2021

David Charles Hollingsworth

David Charles Hollingsworth, 50, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Candler Hospital, surrounded by his loving family and friends. The Savannah native was born on August 14, 1970 to the late John (Grady) and Margaret (Peggy) Hollingsworth. In addition to his parents, David was predeceased by a brother, Jeffery Grady Hollingworth. David attended St. James Catholic School and Memorial Day School. While at Memorial, he was the star baseball player for the Matadors. David was offered a pitching position with the Atlanta Braves Farm Team; however, David chose to attend Middl ...

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Dale A. Sanders - JUN 10, 2021

Dale A. Sanders

Dale A. Sanders, 84, went to be with his Savior on Thursday June 10, 2021. He was born in Parma OH in 1937, joined the Army in 1957 and served as a Medic with the 3rd Armored Division in Germany.  He married Barbara Jane Sanford in October 1961. In 1959, he started his career in the field of Computer Technology at Republic Steel in Cleveland Ohio. He was the Original computer geek.  Throughout his life he continued to use technology to connect with and serve people.  He was a Mason and loved to volunteer in his church and other community organizations.  Dale is pre ...

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Helen Kay Swanson SEP 29, 1935 - JUN 09, 2021

Helen Kay Swanson

Helen Kay Swanson, age 85 of Cornelia GA, passed peacefully, surrounded by her family, Wednesday June 9, 2021. Born in Austin, Texas, she was the daughter of H.M. Stewart Sr. and Helen Stroud Stewart. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sabrina Kay Swanson.   Kay graduated from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, VA and while there she met her husband Dean who was attending the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. They married in 1957, and reached their 64th wedding anniversary on the day of her passing. While Dean was in the US Airforce serv ...

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Charles (Chuck) Thomas Schauss MAR 16, 1943 - JUN 09, 2021

Charles (Chuck) Thomas Schauss

Charles Thomas Schauss, 78, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Augusta University Medical Center. Chuck was originally from Flushing, New York. After graduating from the Pennsylvania Military College in 1965, he was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Infantry. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam, one with the 196th Light Infantry Brigade and the second as a combat advisor with South Vietnamese Regional Forces.    After leaving the Army, Chuck and his family settled in Savannah where he was a long time employee of Union Camp, and later, a business/log ...

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Kathryn C. Hill (Ms. Kitty Hill) - JUN 09, 2021

Kathryn C. Hill (Ms. Kitty Hill)

Kathryn C. Hill (Ms. Kitty Hill), age 90, passed quietly and continued her journey Wednesday morning on the 9th of June. Born on the 11th of August 1930 in Ironto, Virginia, Ms. Kitty was the daughter of the late Margaret See Cupp and Luther Jackson Cupp.   Raised in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia, Ms. Kitty attended the one room schoolhouse in Ironto before moving to Narrows, Virginia.   Upon graduating from Narrows High School, she attended Richmond Polytechnical Institute, now Virginia Commonwealth and received her BA as a vocalist in music.  Ms. Kitty, ...

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Jeffrey G. McKensie - JUN 08, 2021

Jeffrey G. McKensie

Jeffrey Gerald McKensie, 69, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Hospice Savannah.  He was born June 27, 1951 in Wilkes-Barre, PA to the late Samuel and Marion McKensie.  He was retired as a welder from Palmer Johnson.  Surviving are his wife, Cheryl G. McKensie, his three children, Jeff McKensie, Jr., Michelle McKensie, and Jesse McKensie, and three grandchildren.   ...

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Bennie Thomas Faulk - JUN 08, 2021

Bennie Thomas Faulk

Bennie Thomas Faulk, lifelong resident of Savannah, passed away after a short illness on June 8, 2021. Bennie retired from Coastal Paper Company after 37 years. His tireless, work ethic endured as he came out of retirement, and worked for Pineland Paper Company of Lyons, GA until his very last day. He mentored several young salesman, and he loved and treasured his relationships with his customers.  Bennie was a devoted father and grandfather, businessman, and avid fisherman who would never share his drops.  He leaves behind his loving wife of 51 years, Cheryl Haysl ...

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Millicent Ann Mahaffey Scoggin JUL 11, 1934 - JUN 08, 2021

Millicent Ann Mahaffey Scoggin

Millicent Ann Mahaffey Scoggin, 86, passed away peacefully at home on June 8, 2021. She will be laid to rest on Sunday, June 13, 2021 following a graveside service at 3:00 p.m. at Sandy Springs First Baptist Church, Rutherfordton, NC. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at Chapel-by-the-Sea Baptist Church on Tybee Island, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Dacus Lee Mahaffey, and her beloved husband, Pharis Emerson Scoggin. She is survived by daughter Faith Glaser (Bob), sons Daniel and David Scoggin, seven grandchildren, and thirteen ...

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Teghann Claire Murray Johansen - JUN 07, 2021

Teghann Claire Murray Johansen

Teghann Claire Murray Johansen, 36, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at her residence with her family by her side.  She was born in Oklahoma City, OK, daughter of Thomas E. Murray, III and Christyne Poole Murray.  Teghann moved to Savannah with her family when her father transferred with his employment.  She was an honors student at the Savannah College of Art and Design and Armstrong State University and was employed by Vinnie Van Go-Go’s. She loved her family, art, music, animals and had volunteered with the Humane Society. With a wicked sense of humor and a loving ...

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Michael J. Kelly JUL 05, 1955 - JUN 07, 2021

Michael J. Kelly

Michael J. Kelly passed away peacefully on Monday, June 7, 2021. The Savannah native was the son of the late John J. Kelly, Jr., and Jean Desch Kelly. He was a graduate of Benedictine Military School, Reinhardt Junior College, and Georgia Southern University. Mike followed in his father’s footsteps by earning the rank of Eagle Scout and serving as a Scoutmaster for the Boys Scouts of America.  Mike has deep roots in Savannah’s Irish community. He was a longtime member of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee where he served on the Adjutant’s Staff for more t ...

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Patricia W. Zemurray - JUN 07, 2021

Patricia W. Zemurray

Patricia Watson Zemurray died peacefully at home in Savannah on the eighth of June, 2021. Pat was born in Swainsboro, Georgia, on February, 23, 1947, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lloyd Watson, Jr. Her grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lloyd Watson, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. John Benjamin Harrell. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Samuel Zemurray III, her parents and grandparents, and her brother Ronald Henry Watson. She is survived by her son, Joseph Emerson Brown Harper, husband H. Donnett Harper, sister-in-law Jacqueline Porter Watson, and cousin Dr. Benjamin Watson.  Known f ...

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Harriett Virginia Fender Prevatt - JUN 05, 2021

Harriett Virginia Fender Prevatt

Harriett Virginia Fender Prevatt, passed away June 5, 2021, at the age of 94.  She is predeceased by her husband, Isaac E. Prevatt, parents Vernie F. Hudson & Eugene Fender, brothers Johnnie E. Fender, Francis Hudson & sisters Nettie Stanley & Shirley Hemme. She was a former member of the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church, where she was also a member of The Saints, and the The Bunny Club.  She was retired from Solomon's Drug Company, where she was an Assitant Buyer.     She is survived by sons, Micheal E. Prevatt (Karen), Gene Prevatt (Ga ...

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Richard (Rick) Eugene Apple - JUN 05, 2021

Richard (Rick) Eugene Apple

Richard (Rick) Eugene Apple of Savannah, Georgia—formerly Monroe, Ohio passed away Saturday morning, June 5th, 2021. Rick obtained his B.S. in Education from Miami of Oxford, Ohio. He taught Industrial Arts at Little Miami High School in the early 1970s where he also coached basketball. He left teaching to pursue a career in homebuilding and carpentry. He retired with Schmidt Builders where he worked as a home guarantor, ensuring quality workmanship and customer satisfaction for homebuyers. Rick loved to work with his hands and was constantly mending and creating with them. Rick had a de ...

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Grant Hughes Youngman MAY 08, 1945 - JUN 04, 2021

Grant Hughes Youngman

Grant H. Youngman, age 76, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021, surrounded by his family. He graduated from Rice University in Houston with a MEE degree and from Georgia State University with a MBA degree. In addition to his wife Lena, Grant leaves behind his sister, Christie Hudson; two daughters, Jennifer Little and Stephanie Kenemer; three grandchildren, Ryan, Adam, and Sarah; along with multiple nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Wednesday June 9th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel, 4605 Highway 80E Savannah, GA  31410. A c ...

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Charles (Charley) Peters - JUN 04, 2021

Charles (Charley) Peters

Charles (Charley) Peters 71 of Winthrop, MA, passed away June 4, 2021.  He was born in West Virginia, January 29, 1950, son of the late Beatrice and Maurice Peters, raised in Savannah GA. Loving husband of Susan (Davis) Peters of Winthrop. Father of Rachel Peters and her partner Angel Duke of Savannah GA, brother of the late Nancy Tirado, Mary Beth Graham and her husband Gene Graham and Nora Holloway Uncle to many nieces and nephews all of Savannah GA, dear brother-in-law of Marjorie Davis and her husband Joseph Nazoa of San Francisco CA. Charley was a police officer in Savannah G ...

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James Bryant Rollison, Sr. JAN 28, 1937 - JUN 02, 2021

James Bryant Rollison, Sr.

Pooler, GA James Bryant Rollison Sr., “JB”, died peacefully on Wednesday June 2, 2021.  He was born January 28, 1937 in Ohoopee, Georgia to Martha Thelma Duffield and Troy J Rollison.  In 1961, he married the former Mary Janice Smith of Blackshear, Georgia. They had one son.  After serving in the United States Marine Corps and the United States Navy, he was honorably discharged May 1, 1963. He settled in Savannah, Georgia. JB retired as Director of Operations from the Georgia Port Authority after more than 30 years of service.  In addition to ...

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Bonnie Jean Small - MAY 30, 2021

Bonnie Jean Small

Bonnie Jean Fleming Small, age 79, died peacefully on Sunday, May 30, 2021, surrounded by her loving family after a long, valiant fight with cancer.  She was born in Macon, GA to the late John F. Hogan and Winnie Fleming Hogan.  She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ralph Browne Small III, their three children: Parks Edie Small (Christine) of Tallahassee, FL, Leigh Small Beauchamp (Robin) of Savannah, GA, Ashley Small Olson (Dallas) of Peachtree City, GA, and their six grandchildren: Mackenzie Small, Scott and Tyler Beauchamp, and Parker, Anna, and Mary Olson.  In addition ...

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John Joseph Annunziata DEC 07, 1930 - MAY 30, 2021

John Joseph Annunziata

John Joseph Annunziata, 90, passed away on May 30, 2021.  He was born on December 7, 1930, in the Bronx, New York, where he grew up. He graduated from Samuel Gompers Industrial High School for Boys in 1948. He is a US Navy veteran and served during the Korean War from 1951 - 1955 on the USS Perry. John married Maureen Russell in 1953. Shortly after, they then moved to Long Island, New York.  John worked as a truck driver for 30 years for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, better known as A&P. After retirement from A & P, he worked for the Village of Garden ...

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Jack L. Robinson - MAY 29, 2021

Jack L. Robinson

Jack Lyons Robinson (85) of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania passed away surrounded by his family  on May 29, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia.   Jack was born in Easton, Pa and played Middle Linebacker at Easton High School and was offered a football scholarship to Georgia Institute of Technology.  He chose to become a Marine and served honorably during the Korean War.  He married Norma Evelyn Unangst Robinson on January 18, 1958 and is survived by her and their three children Robin Emma Greco (Savannah, Ga.), Jack George Robinson (Wilkes Barre Pa.), and Dean Lyons Robinson (Wilke ...

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Chester A. Hanberry, Sr. AUG 08, 1929 - MAY 28, 2021

Chester A. Hanberry, Sr.

Chester Alexander Hanberry, 91, died peacefully Friday May 28th, 2021 at Hospice Savannah, surrounded by his loving family. Chester, son of Chester and Lucia Hanberry, grew up in Savannah, Georgia, attending Savannah High School. He continued his education at the University of Georgia where he graduated from The School of Pharmacy. He met Bobbie Ann Smith while completing his residency in North Augusta, South Carolina. They began their married life in Savannah, Georgia, and then moved to Statesboro, Georgia to open Medical Center Pharmacy and raise their family. Chester enjoyed woodworki ...

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Donald George "Don" Arpin, Sr. MAY 30, 1936 - MAY 27, 2021

Donald George

Donald G. “Don” Arpin, Sr., 84, passed peacefully with family and friends on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at his residence after a brief illness. Born in Providence, RI to Albert and Edna Arpin on May 30, 1936, where he was raised and educated in the area.  He was drafted into the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged.  Attend Bryant College where he met the love of his life, Carole Silvia, and they were married in 1958.  Soon after, he went into the family moving and storage business.  He decided to expand the business and moved to Savannah, GA in 1977. Don an ...

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Thomas Andrew Davis JUL 21, 1935 - MAY 27, 2021

Thomas Andrew Davis

Thomas Andrew Davis passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Born on July 21, 1935 in Macon, GA, Tom was one of two children born to the late Wallace McCroan Davis, Sr., and Thelma Helwagen Davis. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1953 before attending the Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated in 1957. On August 10, 1957, Tom married Dorothy “Dotty” Carolyn Baxley who remained the love of his life for more than 64 years. In 1958, Tom attended the Infantry Officer’s Basic Training School at Fort Benning where he would graduate ranked fourth in his class o ...

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Michael A. Miller - MAY 24, 2021

Michael A. Miller

Michael A. Miller Born on February 7, 1940, the only child of a Hungarian Jewish father and an Irish Catholic mother. He married Victoria Rains, who survives him, on June 9, 1962. He and Vicky have two children, Julie Gaffney and Scott Miller, and five grandchildren, Mary, Jennifer, Frank, Suzanne and Elena.   He was a medic in the army in his younger years and a firefighter later in life.  In between, he became a successful newspaper editor and publisher.   Husband, father, g ...

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Eugene Andrew Fox - MAY 24, 2021

Eugene Andrew Fox

Eugene A. Fox died peacefully at Hospice Savannah on May 24, 2021 surrounded by his family. Gene was born June 20, 1934 in Nyack, N.Y. He was the only child of Eugene Deming Fox and Edna Anilda Fox, (nee McCormick). He grew up in Haverstraw, NY and graduated from Haverstraw High School in 1952. After a postgraduate year at The Peddie School, he attended Bradley University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Gene was an avid athlete, and a member of the Bradley Braves basketball team when they won the N.I.T. Championship his senior year in 1957. He was also inducted into the North Rock ...

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Vonicile Stewart Jackson SEP 11, 1927 - MAY 24, 2021

Vonicile Stewart Jackson

Vonicile Stewart Jackson, 93, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 under the care of Hospice. She was born September 11, 1927 in Ellington, GA to Hiram and Lucille West Stewart. She was a homemaker, volunteered with the American Red Cross for thirty-five years and enjoyed sewing. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram Jackson. Surviving are her daughter, Elizabeth Whitaker (James); son, David Jackson (Debra); granddaughter, Heather Coleman Brown; grandsons, Jimmy Whitaker, Brent Whitaker, and several great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be hel ...

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Michael Steven Johnson - MAY 22, 2021

Michael Steven Johnson

Michael (or Mike, as he was best known) was born November 10, 1956 in Knoxville, TN to Joseph P. and Mary Alice Stout Johnson. Mike grew up in Knoxville, graduating from Central High School and the University of Tennessee. While in college, Mike began working in retail. It would become his life’s work. He was a great salesperson and effective retail manager. His work would take him to positions in Knoxville, Atlanta, and Savannah. Mike loved movies, the Oscars, theatre, and music. He could answer most any trivia question posed in those categories. He also had a keen interest in pol ...

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Evelyn Louise Rotureau Hunt APR 08, 1928 - MAY 21, 2021

Evelyn Louise Rotureau Hunt

Evelyn Louise Rotureau Hunt, 93, went home to be with the Lord Jesus on Friday, May 21, 2021. Evelyn was born in Savannah April 8, 1928 on Easter Sunday and resided in Thunderbolt. She was the only child of John Charles Rotureau and Ella McCallar Rotureau. She was educated in Chatham County and graduated from Savannah High School. She attended business college and was an accomplished secretary. She was employed by the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia and later the Chatham County Board of Elections. She enjoyed Big Band music, dancing, oil painting, crossword puzzles and crafting. Evelyn was a m ...

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Audilee Boyd Taylor DEC 02, 1931 - MAY 21, 2021

Audilee Boyd Taylor

Audilee Boyd Taylor, 89, died peacefully Friday, May 21, 2021, surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 64 years, Herbert Lee Taylor and her son, Jon Taylor. She is survived by her son, Jed (Lilann), daughters Julia and Jessica (Paul) and nine grandchildren: Hunter (Ashley), Callie, Julia, Morgan, Liz, Mac, Jake, Madison and Zayne. Audilee grew up in Sylvania, the only girl in a family of four boys. Her youngest brother died in World War II, making times with the others even more precious. They were, the family is sure, wait ...

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Martha Sims Buttimer - MAY 20, 2021

Martha Sims Buttimer

Martha S. Buttimer, 88, of Savannah, GA passed away at her home on May 20, 2021.    A native of Savannah, she was the daughter of Roy R. Sims and Willie Altomease Hill Sims.  Martha graduated from Commercial High School and went on to work at Union Camp where she met the love of her life, Patrick Joseph Buttimer Jr.   Sadly, Pat passed away in 1968 leaving Martha to raise her four children.  Martha instilled a strong work ethic in her children and was immensely proud of the people they became.  Martha went on to work at The Pirate’s House as the Offi ...

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Lora Kathleen (McCain) Owens - MAY 20, 2021

Lora Kathleen (McCain) Owens

Lora Kathleen (McCain) Owens, age 55, was a vibrant spirited soul that matched her 6’1” frame.  She was an adrenaline junky that dominated any setting be it whitewater rafting or speeding past the beach on her jet ski.  After her father Tom McCain passed, Lora bravely helped raise her two siblings, Lisa and Ian, at just 16 years old.  Lora spent more than a decade as a paramedic with the Chatham County EMS, then as a State of Georgia Parole Officer, then to being a DOD Counterintelligence Background Investigator. The largest loss of Lora’s life occurred when ...

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Oscar L. Garland III - MAY 20, 2021

Oscar L. Garland III

Oscar L. Garland III died on May 20, 2021.  Born in New Haven, Connecticut to Col. Oscar L. Garland Jr. and Constance Dodman Garland.  He grew up in Redinton Beach, Florida where he graduated from Seminole High School in 1968 and worked as a beach boy for Ed’s Beach Service.  He was also a champion water skier.  Oscar joined the Army in 1969 and served in Viet Nam where he earned a Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal.  He moved to Savannah around 1985 to be near his family.  Oscar was employed at Palmer Johnson and Thunderbolt Marine. He ...

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Steven Raschke - MAY 18, 2021

Steven Raschke

Steven C. Raschke, 68, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Candler Hospital with his friend Suzan by his side.  He was born February 8, 1953 in Vermillion,South Dakota to the late Kenneth and Avis Raschke.  Steve worked in the fishing department at Bass Pro Shops for over 17 years, where he made many friends, sharing his knowledge and passion of this great sport.  He is survived by his daughter, Christina Raschke, brother, Ken Raschke and his wife Barbara, sister, Beverly Nielson, nephews, Adam (Erin), and Josh, nieces, BeckySue and Jessica, and his very ...

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Mary Angela Johansen Futch AUG 10, 1941 - MAY 17, 2021

Mary Angela Johansen Futch

Mary Angela Johansen Futch, 79, was born in Savannah, GA and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 17, 2021. She was surrounded by her loving family that were with her until the end. Early in her career, she worked for Southern Bell before becoming a full-time wife and mother. Later in life she worked and retired from Belk Department Store. Mary’s number one job and main focus was being an amazing mother to her four children, Beth Anderson, Peter Futch, Andy Futch and Katie Futch and making sure they were where they needed to be. She was a loving and faithful wife of thir ...

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Ann Lee Ash - MAY 17, 2021

Ann Lee Ash

Ann Lee Ash died May 17, 2021, at her home in Savannah. She was 99 years old. She was born in Scarsdale, NY, and moved to The Landings with her husband Bob in 1986. Ann was an active member of the Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her daughter Susan Ash of Cincinnati. A private service is planned.     ...

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Aline Marie-Beatrice Lapin Callahan MAY 09, 1921 - MAY 16, 2021

Aline Marie-Beatrice Lapin Callahan

Aline Marie-Beatrice Lapin Callahan died peacefully on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia.  She was 100 years old. Aline was born in Rabat, French Morocco May 9,1921 to French parents from Savoie, France, noted pioneer physician Monsieur Le Docteur Joseph Louis Charles Edmond Lapin and Madame, nee Renee-Jeanne Revelin. With his family, Dr. Lapin had moved to Morocco to initiate and fulfill his dream of establishing free TB clinics. Mrs. Callahan was the Goddaughter of French Field Marshall Louis Hubert Lyautey, the highest ranking official representative of France in Morocco. She w ...

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Doris Glenn Martin FEB 09, 1927 - MAY 16, 2021

Doris Glenn Martin

Doris Glenn Martin, 94, peacefully passed from this life into God's eternal kingdom through her faith in Jesus Christ on Sunday, May 16, 2021.  Doris was born in Savannah on February 9, 1927, to Henry and Theo Glenn, and graduated from Savannah High School in January 1945.  In December 1944, at 17 years old, she secretly married the love of her life, Samuel Harris Martin, just before he deployed to Europe during World War II.  They remained happily married for 60 years, until his passing in 2004. Doris developed a deep love for dancing as a young child, and devoted her li ...

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Michael Paul Mamalakis SEP 13, 1983 - MAY 16, 2021

Michael Paul Mamalakis

Michael Paul Mamalakis died at age 37 on Sunday May 16, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center surrounded by his family.  The native and lifelong resident of Savannah was a graduate of Jenkins High School. He was a member of the St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, where he served as an altar boy for many years. All who knew Michael will remember his passion for barbecuing, playing bocce on the beach, Georgia Tech football, recycling, following the weather and fire reports, and never missing a “Walton’s” episode.  He was the “Biggest Fan&rdquo ...

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Marie "Gail" Rice SEP 26, 1958 - MAY 16, 2021

Marie

Marie “Gail” Rice of Savannah, Georgia died at the age of 62 on Sunday May 16th, 2021. Gail was born and raised in Savannah where she met her husband of 41 years, Donald Joseph Rice. She was a loving wife and stay at home mother. She will always be remembered for her big heart, being so outgoing, always helping others, always having the ability to be strong no matter the circumstances, and her amazing sweet tea! Her parents Mary and Frank Stafford along with her uncle - William F Carmichael of Savannah proceeded her in death. She is survived by her husband, Donald Rice and ...

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Timothy Dewayne Atkins NOV 12, 1968 - MAY 16, 2021

Timothy Dewayne Atkins

Timothy Dewayne Atkins of Savannah, Georgia passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 16th, 2021. He was born in Savannah on November 12, 1968, to Billy and Melissa Atkins. Timmy was a beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. Above all else he was an amazing father to Cody and Katie. Timmy loved to read, walk, talk, lift weights and could be seen frequently at the Islands YMCA. Timmy never met a stranger, and he was always friendly and willing to help anyone. Timmy was an avid outdoorsman, who loved boating and spending time on the water with his family and friends. Timmy g ...

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John Victor - MAY 15, 2021

John Victor

John Victor passed away on May 15, 2021, in Savannah, Georgia. John was born in Davenport, Iowa, and grew up in Savannah, Ga., where he graduated from Savannah Country Day School. He went on to earn his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from Emory University. John served in the United States Army with a tour in Vietnam, from 1969 until 1970, during much of which he saw heavy combat.     John was a financial advisor for much of his career. He also worked in the managed care area at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah.&nb ...

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Patricia W. Robinson FEB 23, 1945 - MAY 13, 2021

Patricia W. Robinson

Edwina Patricia (Patsy) Robinson died on May 13, 2021 at her home. A native of Savannah, Patsy was born on February 23, 1945. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1963. She attended Armstrong Junior College and then transferred to Woman’s College in Milledgeville, GA where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Patsy married Randal Robinson, also a native Savannahian, on July 13, 1968. She taught at Massie School and Isle of Hope Elementary before staying home and starting a family. Later she tutored for Cavalry Day School and Royce Learning Center and ...

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Thien Huu Mai - MAY 11, 2021

Thien Huu Mai

Thien Huu Mai October 15, 1949 – May 11, 2021 Thien Huu Mai passed away peacefully on May 11, 2021. He was born in Quang Binh, Vietnam to Che Mai and Duyet Thi Nguyen. In 1980, he and his family came to America as refugees and settled in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania before making his permanent home in Savannah, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Vy. Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Tung, and his daughters, Vy Ty, Tovi, and Truc Vi "Stacey". The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday, May 20 and Friday, May 21, 2021 at Fo ...

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Donald Scott Lyons - MAY 11, 2021

Donald Scott Lyons

Donald Scott Lyons, 40, of Cajah's Mountain, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday May 11, 2021 while working in Baxley, Georgia. Mr. Lyons was born on November 2, 1980 in Burke County to Linda Branch Adams and husband Clyde; and Donald Lee Burns (Dad). He worked in construction for Reid Fabrications. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Aeriana Elizabeth Lyons. Surviving in addition to his parents are four brothers, Michael Lyons and wife Donna, Adam Lyons and wife Rebecca, Paul Lyons and Nathan Burns; his step father Allen ...

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Rita Harwell McKeever - MAY 10, 2021

Rita Harwell McKeever

Rita Harwell McKeever, 94, passed away, Monday, May 10, 2021 at Spanish Oaks Retreat.  She was born August 16, 1926 in Mobile, Alabama to the late Theodore “Hick” Harwell and Kathleen McCarthy Harwell.  Mrs. McKeever was of the Catholic faith and was retired from the Army Corps of Engineers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shelton R. McKeever. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Jacquelyn and Randy Wise of Savannah, five stepchildren, Mike McKeever, Scott McKeever, Mark McKeever, Greg McKeever, and Lisa McKeever, as well as ten grandchildren, and se ...

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Larry C. Nelson, II JUL 07, 1969 - MAY 10, 2021

Larry C. Nelson, II

Larry Coleman Nelson, II of Savannah, Georgia passed away on May 10, 2021.  Larry was born on July 7, 1969 in Crestview, Florida to Larry Nelson and Shelia Nelson. Larry loved life and spending time with his family and friends.  He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend.  Larry is the founder and CEO of Nelson Companies, Inc. He was also an integral part of the Coastal Georgia Apartment Association, serving in various positions on the Board of Directors. Larry was co-owner of Pour Larry's Bar in City Market. He was a strong athlete ...

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Lillian Watson Odom - MAY 10, 2021

Lillian Watson Odom

Lillian Watson Odom age 96 of Savannah, Georgia went to be with the Lord on May 10, 2021.  “Lil,” as she was affectionately known, was born in Brewton, Alabama to Obin and Kathleen Watson.  She married Billy Cecil Johnson in 1956 and they had two children, Debbie, and Ron.  After Billy’s passing in 1967, she was fortunate to find love again.  She married Donald Julian Odom in 1969.  Lil graduated from Brewton High School.  She had a long career as Secretary for Savannah Country Day School.  She brought into every facet of her life a light an ...

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Christine Marshall - MAY 10, 2021

Christine Marshall

  Christine Ann (Acheson) Marshall, age 65, passed away on May 10, 2021 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana after suffering a stroke. The many people who had the privilege of knowing Chris Marshall remember that she was generous, wise, and a good listener. She had a knack for drawing people in—for making them feel seen, included, and welcome. Chris modeled the truth that hospitality is about more than simply cooking a meal for someone (although she excelled at that, too); it requires genuine and selfless consideration for another’s needs or comforts. Chris had a rare gift for cre ...

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Michael Dan Schroer - MAY 09, 2021

Michael Dan Schroer

Michael D. Schroer, 76, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, entered eternal rest Sunday, May 9, 2021 with his family by his side. Born in 1945 in Seymour, Indiana, he was the son of the late Alvin John Schroer and Selma Ann Mellencamp Schroer. He married Julia Moore on June 25, 1967, and she survives. Additional survivors include his sons Andrew (Brandy) and Jonathan (Nell); grandsons Nicholas and William; one granddaughter Mary Scott; brothers Bernard (Kathleen) Schroer, Monte (Kris) Schroer, a sister, Candace (Tom) Isaacs, and multiple nieces and nephews. Michael was a ...

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Peter James Reed - MAY 08, 2021

Peter James Reed

Peter James Reed, 75, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021 at his home with his wife by his side.  He is survived by his wife Anglea Reed, and other relatives.  A private service will be held at a later date.   ...

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Lonnie William Lynch - MAY 08, 2021

Lonnie William Lynch

Lonnie W. Lynch, 83, died peacefully on Saturday, May 8th, 2021. Lonnie (Bill), son of Lee and Dorothy Lynch, was born in Savannah, GA. He is survived by his brothers, Steven and Richard Lynch of Savannah, GA & sister, Carlotta Jennings of Savannah, GA. In addition to his siblings, he is survived by his 6 children, Lon Lynch of Sarasota, FL, Steven Lynch of Taos, NM, Miles Lynch of Melbourne, FL, Teresa Hickerson of Carrollton, GA, Marcella Martucci of Carrollton, GA and Christopher Lynch of Savannah, GA, as well as his wife Connie J. Corder of Pointblank, TX, and many nieces, neph ...

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David ‘Dave’ Warren Hargett, (Major Ret) AK ANG OCT 26, 1950 - MAY 07, 2021

David ‘Dave’ Warren Hargett, (Major Ret) AK ANG

HARGETT, David ‘Dave’ Warren Hargett, (Major Ret) AK ANG Dave died peacefully at home on May 7, 2021 with his wife Georgie by his side, following a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer. Dave was born at Barksdale AFB, Bossier City Louisiana on October 10, 1950.  He was the second son of the late James and Geneva Hargett.   He graduated USAF Pilot Training for the Alaska Air National Guard in November 1972 and after some time in the C-123 qualified as C-130 Aircraft Commander in 1976.  Before retiring 22 years later in 1993, Dave flew many missions all ...

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Brandon Gregg FEB 17, 1999 - MAY 07, 2021

Brandon Gregg

Our hearts are broken. It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our son Brandon Gregg (February 17, 1999). Please join us as we celebrate Brandon’s life on May 14 at 1:00 pm at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel, located at 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA 31406. For those who are unable to attend in person, the memorial service will be available via livestream via this link: Brandon Gregg (gather.app) Following the memorial service, refreshments will be served at The 5 Spot on Broughton located at 420 E Broughton St, Savannah GA. ...

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Kathryn Ann "Sissy" Morel APR 06, 1953 - MAY 06, 2021

Kathryn Ann

Kathryn Ann “Sissy” Morel, 68, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2021.  She was born on April 6, 1953 in Savannah, GA. Sissy was a kind, giving and caring person.  She only had good things to say about everyone.  She was the caregiver of her father until he passed away and later was devoted to her mother until the end of her life. Sissy also volunteered for many years with Goodwill and was very active with her church.  She is survived by one sister, Mary Jane Morel Sommers (Richard) and many loving cousins.  She was predeceased by her father, James Sea ...

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Michelle Helene Keller - MAY 06, 2021

Michelle Helene Keller

Michelle Helene Keller, 55, passed away on May 6, 2021 at her home.  She was born April 26, 1966 in Fort Bragg, NC, daughter of James J. “Jim” Keller and Sandra Roberts Keller.  Growing up in a military family, Michelle spent most of her time on the road traveling across the country with her parents and siblings.  She attended many schools and graduated from Woodbridge Senior High School.  In 2004, Michelle decided to settle down with her husband and children in Savannah.  She was a communicant of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church and volunteered as ...

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Mary Shirleen Lindsey JUN 12, 1947 - MAY 05, 2021

Mary Shirleen Lindsey

Click Here to Livestream Heaven gained an angel. Mary Shirleen Lindsey, 73, died peacefully at home on May 5, 2021, with her daughter by her side. Shirleen was born June 12, 1947 in Eastman, GA to Tennyson and Carleen Stevens. She lived the majority of her life in Savannah, GA, where she met and married her high school sweetheart, Burnette Lindsey. A graduate of Herschel V. Jenkins High School, Shirleen spent most of her career in healthcare, working at Saint Joseph's Hospital and Southcoast Medical Group. She was a breast cancer survivor and she enjoyed her many dogs, manicures and ...

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Phil Thomas Elliott, Jr. JUN 19, 1928 - MAY 04, 2021

Phil Thomas Elliott, Jr.

Phil Thomas Elliott, Jr. of Savannah Georgia passed away on Tuesday May 4, 2021, at the age of 92. Phil died peacefully with his beloved family by his side. Phil, an only child, was born in Birmingham Alabama on June 19, 1928 to father Phil Thomas Elliott, Sr. and mother Viola Elliott. At a young age, Phil’s father moved the family to Rochester, NY where he would finish high school and then attend Amherst College in Massachusetts. Upon graduation, Phil would join Eastman Kodak. His early career would be interrupted for four years as he enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean Confl ...

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Hazel Norris Soles JUN 17, 1939 - MAY 04, 2021

Hazel Norris Soles

Hazel Norris Soles, 81, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Hazel was born in Andalusia, AL, June 17, 1939 to Daniel Destin Norris and Clara Mitchell Norris, where she was one of twelve children. She has called Savannah her home for thirty-seven years. Her greatest joys were her family, cooking and arranging flowers. Her humor and caring nature will be greatly missed by all. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Soles, five sisters and two brothers. Surviving are her children, Eddie Soles and his wife Denise of Austin, TX, Terry Soles and his wif ...

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Dr. William (Bill) Stewart Watt FEB 25, 1937 - MAY 03, 2021

Dr. William (Bill) Stewart Watt

Dr. William “Bill” Stewart Watt passed away peacefully at home on May 3rd, 2021 after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 84 years old. Bill was born in Perth, Scotland on Feb 25th, 1937, the eldest of 6 children to Min and Dave Watt. He attended Perth Academy, graduating with Honors and was awarded the Science Medal in 1955.  He then enrolled in St. Andrew’s University where he graduated with Honors in Physical Chemistry on 1959 despite having spent a great deal of time on the famous “Old Course”. He graduated from Leeds University with a PhD ...

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Gwen H. Peacock - MAY 01, 2021

Gwen H. Peacock

Gwen H. Peacock, 76, long time special education teacher in Savannah and mother of Stephen J. Peacock passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the Social of Savannah.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com ...

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Nancy Quinan Farringer JUN 22, 1964 - APR 30, 2021

Nancy Quinan Farringer

Nancy (Quinan) Farringer, 56, of Savannah, passed away suddenly April 30th, 2021 in Savannah. Nancy was born in Savannah Georgia to Bill and Judy Quinan on June 22nd, 1964.  She graduated from St. Vincent's Academy.  She married Darrell Farringer (September 16th, 1988), was a member of the Catholic faith, involved in bingo at the American Legion, and active in the Irish community. Nancy is preceded in death by her husband Darrell Farringer, parents Bill and Judy Quinan, and brothers Jimmy and Joe Quinan. Nancy is survived by her sons James, Adryan and Darrell R. Farringe ...

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Jean Alex Laraque JAN 18, 1944 - APR 29, 2021

Jean Alex Laraque

Click Here to View Livestream   JEAN ALEX LARAQUE, son of Isabelle Élizée Laraque and Colonel Alexandre Laraque, was born in Haiti.  While he was a poet at heart, he enjoyed sports, particularly boxing and soccer. Missing a World Cup  championship on TV was an absolute “No no” for him. Jean Alex had a real passion for music: he grew  up listening to French classics, but of course, as a true Haitian, he loved his “compa” music. Salsa music  was another of his favourites as well. In other words, music was food to his soul&helli ...

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Earle Sherwood MacDonald JUL 17, 1941 - APR 28, 2021

Earle Sherwood MacDonald

Savannah native and beloved retired Windsor Forest teacher Earle Sherwood MacDonald passed away today April 28, 2021, under the care of Signature Health Nursing Home and Candler Hospital. "Mr.Mac," as he was affectionately known by many years of students, was a graduate of Benedictine Military School where he was an editor of the yearbook, and Major Adjutant of the Cadet Corps his senior year, 1959.    After attending the Citadel, he entered and graduated from  Baltimore's St. Mary''s Seminary and University in 1964. He also received a Masters in European H ...

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Sally Barbee Linkenhoker JUL 09, 1924 - APR 28, 2021

Sally Barbee Linkenhoker

Wilmington Island, Georgia Mrs. Sally Barbee Linkenhoker, 96, passed away Wednesday evening, April 28, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Sally was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She treasured her family and embraced every moment with them. Whether it was playing cards until the wee hours of the night, talking on the phone, reading a romance novel, or traveling the world. Sally was always having fun and making people laugh. She especially loved her role as “Nena” and treasured each one who called her by that name. Her vivacious persona ...

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James Joseph Hill, Jr. - APR 25, 2021

James Joseph Hill, Jr.

James Joseph Hill, Jr., 97, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 at his residence. He was born July 23, 1923 in Rock Hill, SC to the late James Joseph Hill and Elise Mobley Hill.  He was a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and of Georgia Tech.  Mr. Hill was a former member of Robert McIntyre United Methodist Church, and a current member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church.  He was retired from Union Camp Corporation (now International Paper), where he was inducted into the first Union Camp Hall of Fame in 1990.  During his time with Union Camp, he served as C ...

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Gordon S. Varnedoe - APR 24, 2021

Gordon S. Varnedoe

Gordon Saussy Varnedoe affectionately known as "Batman" died on April 24, 2021 after a short illness.  Gordon was the son of Lilla Train Varnedoe and Samuel Lamartine Varnedoe. He was born in Savannah Georgia on May 19, 1938. He attended Charles Ellis school, Woodberry Forest school in Virginia and graduated from the University of Georgia. Gordon married Catharine McIntire Eller and had three daughters Nell McIntire Varnedoe, Catharine Eller Varnedoe and Elise Bond Varnedoe. He and Catharine moved to California where they had their family and Gordon worked as a salesman for the ...

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Nancy Ann Dimmick - APR 24, 2021

Nancy Ann Dimmick

February 26, 1953 – April 24, 2021 Nancy Ann Dimmick passed peacefully away on April 24, 2021, after a lengthy illness.  Nancy was a native Savannahian born to Bob and Betty Dimmick.  She spent her youth in Savannah, graduated from H.V. Jenkins High School, and attended Armstrong State College.  With a true talent in art and photography, she was accepted into the famed Kodak medical photography program at the Rochester Institute of Technology where she honed her craft and worked for many years.  It was there she met and married Stanley “Stan” Bissell.&n ...

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James (Jimmy) Allen Petrea MAY 10, 1946 - APR 24, 2021

James (Jimmy) Allen Petrea

James “Jimmy” Allen Petrea, 74, died on April 24 at his home in Thunderbolt with his family by his side. Jimmy was born on May 10th, 1946.  He grew up in the Avondale Estates neighborhood of Savannah with his parents and 8 siblings who lovingly referred to him as “Bo”. He attended Savannah High School and graduated in 1964, the same year that he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. In July of 1964, Jimmy enlisted in the US Navy and attended boot camp in Great Lakes, IL.  During his first year of service, Jimmy held the rank of Fireman E3 at Naval Air Stati ...

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Timothy Joseph Hunter MAR 10, 1966 - APR 24, 2021

Timothy Joseph Hunter

Timothy Joseph Hunter, age 55, went to be with his Lord and Saviour on April 24, 2021, after a long struggle with Factor V Leiden, a blood clotting disorder. Tim will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend Tanya Hunter, as well as his sons Michael Hunter and Alexander (Juanita) Hunter, his grandchildren Jenna, Elisha, and Jayel Hunter, his sister Kimberly (Victor) Hale, brother Matthew (Donna) Hunter, extended family and numerous friends. Tim was born in Massachusetts March 10, 1966. He received his degree in Criminal Justice and served 8 years in the US Army JAG Corps. Tim late ...

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William Calvert Sires DEC 31, 1936 - APR 23, 2021

William Calvert Sires

William Calvert Sires Sr., 84, died peacefully at his home on Friday April 23rd, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. William was born in Savannah to Earl Wayne Sires and Sarah Saunders Sires, where he was one of seven children.  He graduated from Savannah High School in 1955. 1956, he married the former Ann Mincey and they had five children. He began working for the Savannah and Atlanta Railroad in 1958 and went on to the Seaboard Coastline in 1972. He was promoted to Engineer at the New CSX Railroad also in 1972. In addition, he served eight years in the Naval Reserve and served ...

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Iverson H. Lord, Jr. JUN 08, 1926 - APR 23, 2021

Iverson H. Lord, Jr.

Iverson H. Lord, Jr, died of natural causes on April 23, 2021, at the age of 94.  He was born on June 8, 1926, to Iverson H. Lord and Willie Evans Christie Lord in Savannah, Georgia.  He graduated from Savannah High School in 1944, and then was immediately drafted into the United States Army, where he served in Germany until it fell to the Allied Forces in 1945.  After his service he went first to Armstrong College and then to the University of Georgia, where he graduated from the School of Journalism.  He began his career as a reporter in Tifton, Georgia, and soon became a ...

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Kathryn R. Osborne - APR 21, 2021

Kathryn R. Osborne

Kathryn Rothwell Osborne died April 21, 2021. She was born December 6, 1949, the middle of three daughters to William Wilson Osborne and Margaret Louise Rothwell Osborne, both of whom preceded her in death. She was born in Savannah, GA.  She attended Savannah Country Day School and graduated from Brenau Academy in 1967. A member of Phi Mu sorority, after attending Brenau University in Gainesville, GA she returned to her home of Savannah where she raised three children and was a member of the Savannah Junior League. As co-owner, in 1987 she helped establish the first Sylvan Learning ...

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Marcella F. Graves APR 30, 1953 - APR 20, 2021

Marcella F. Graves

Marcella F. Graves, 67, passed away on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 after a valiant battle with cancer.   Marcella was born on April 30, 1953 in Summerville, GA to James E. Kinsey and Ruby K. Brown.  She leaves behind her life partner, Wayne McGowan of Savannah; daughter, Kimberley Edwards of Ringold; son, Christopher (Danielle) Graves, of Savannah; four sisters, Peggy (Bob) Kirk of Americus; Agnes Hellman (John Christian), Shirley Moore of Chattanooga TN, and Sue (Mike) VanPelt of Ringold; brother James R. Kinsey (Kahn} of San Jose CA; three grandchildren: Zack and Braxton Edwa ...

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Mary Alice Holcombe FEB 18, 1947 - APR 20, 2021

Mary Alice Holcombe

Mary Alice Holcombe passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.   Mrs. Holcombe was born on February 18, 1947 in Jasper, AL. From an early age she worked to help the family building supply business. At age 12, she was already driving the company’s truck to make deliveries around town. She graduated from Winfield High School in 1965 and attended the University of Alabama where she graduated early with a degree in Home Economics. While there, she met ROTC and Golf Team member David Holcombe, who would become her husband of nearly 52 yea ...

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Elizabeth (Betty) Hatch Henrikson, nee Wight JUL 23, 1925 - APR 20, 2021

Elizabeth (Betty) Hatch Henrikson, nee Wight

Elizabeth (Betty) Hatch Henrikson, nee Wight passed away on April 20th, 2021, in Savannah, Georgia. Born in New York City on July 23, 1925, Betty and her younger brother, John B. Wight, grew up in Montclair, New Jersey, raised by their loving parents, Dorothy A. Booth and Goulding K. Wight. She fondly remembered Montclair as a wonderful town, experiencing a happy and secure childhood. Among her vivid recollections were summer family visits to Martha’s Vineyard Island, Massachusetts, sailing up Long Island Sound on the old Fall River Line, transferring at New Bedford to the classic ...

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Thomas Fleetwood Hairston - APR 19, 2021

Thomas Fleetwood Hairston

A member of one of the first families of Virginia, Mr. Thomas Fleetwood Hairston was born January 22, 1930, in Martinsville, Virginia, and died on April 19, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia. He was the third son of the late Marshall Smith Hairston and Dixie McCabe Hairston. When he was nine months old, the family rejoined his father, an lnternational Manufacturer's Representative for the British American Tobacco Company, in China. Upon his father's death in 1936, the family returned to Virginia and lived at his maternal grandmother's home in Patrick County, Virginia. Raised on the family ...

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David S. Carter, Jr. NOV 11, 1947 - APR 19, 2021

David S. Carter, Jr.

David Stewart Carter, Jr, 73, died peacefully on Monday, April 19, 2021 with his family by his side.  David, the only son of the late Margaret Tarratus and David Stewart Carter, Sr. was born on Veterans Day, November 11, 1947, in Savannah. He was a graduate of Savannah High School and Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon. David served in the National Guard from 1970 until 1972.  In 1970, David married Joy Joyce of Savannah; they had two children, Cathy and Dolan.  David, Cathy, and the children moved from Savannah to Brunswick in 1977 w ...

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Arthur Harrell Roberts - APR 18, 2021

Arthur Harrell Roberts

Arthur Harrell Roberts, passed away on Sunday, April 18th, at age 89. The son of Arthur Belmont Roberts and Sula Harrell Roberts, he was born in Bainbridge, GA in 1931, and moved to Savannah at age 11. Harrell Roberts was a force to be reckoned with. His larger-than-life personality combined limitless love and fierce loyalty with a wicked sense of humor and a deep, abiding faith. His love of learning provided him with encyclopedic knowledge of a broad range of subjects, and his recall of details was legendary. Roberts enlisted in the USMC Reserves while still in high school, graduating from ...

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Mary Evelyn Tomlinson Smith MAR 15, 1930 - APR 18, 2021

Mary Evelyn Tomlinson Smith

Mary Evelyn Tomlinson Smith, 91, died Sunday April 18, 2021. She was predeceased by James R. Smith (Jimmy); her father, George Tomlinson; mother, Ressie Mae Richardson Tomlinson; siblings, Vida Pearl Sheffield, Alice M. Strong, Elizabeth (Betty) L. Johnson, and John Harris Tomlinson, Sr. Born in Lanier County, Lakeland, Georgia to Ressie and George Tomlinson. Her family moved her to Savannah at age ten where she eventually met the love of her life Jimmy. She was a strong-willed, hard working, determined, independent matriarch of the family. Always the favorite relative at family reunions ...

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Charles S. Embrey - APR 17, 2021

Charles S. Embrey

Charles Steele Embrey (Charlie), 91 years, passed away Saturday April 17, 2021 due to natural causes. He was born March 20, 1930 in Atlanta, GA and grew up in Savannah. He graduated from Savannah High and earned an Associate's degree in Business from Armstrong College following service in the U.S. Marine Corps. Charles valued his military service and enjoyed annual reunions with surviving members of D Company, 10th Infantry Battalion, USMC. The monument to D Company in Emmet Park gave him a deep sense of pride. He was district manager for W.T. Grant company for many years, after which h ...

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Janet Kelley Routhier - APR 16, 2021

Janet Kelley Routhier

Janet Kelley Routhier, 76, passed away Friday, April 16, 2021 at Hospice Savannah.  She was born December 26, 1944 in Cleveland, TN to the late Harley and Lillian Kelley.  Mrs. Routhier was a member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church.  She was an educator for over 30 years, spending 26 of those years teaching English at Savannah Christian Preparatory School. Janet was a kind woman who loved to spend time with her family and friends, and enjoyed watching her two sons and three grandchildren play sports (especially baseball) while they were growing up.  She was an ...

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Cathy Morton Gay JAN 01, 1961 - APR 16, 2021

Cathy Morton Gay

Cathy Ann Morton Gay, 60, passed away peacefully in Florida on April 16, 2021. She was the first-born child of the late Leonard Morton and Mary Pledger Powers in Chattanooga, TN on January 1, 1961. Cathy was a graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy in Savannah GA in 1979, and later graduated with high honors from Armstrong Atlantic University with a degree in nursing. She and her husband Gerald married in Savannah and began to build their family. Cathy was a member of the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist and continued to participate in services wherever she lived. She and her fam ...

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Denise Boshier Nusom AUG 25, 1951 - APR 16, 2021

Denise Boshier Nusom

Denise Boshier Nusom passed away peacefully on April 16, 2021, in Savannah, Georgia. She opened her heart to everyone she met. She was always there for family members and friends, and enjoyed many visits and celebrations with her siblings, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Denise strived to help others whenever she could by driving friends to Church on Sundays, tutoring young adults preparing to take the GED, or volunteering at the library.     Denise was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey to her parents, Mary and Jack Boshier. She attended Holy Trinity elementary ...

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Emmet Lamar Bridges - APR 15, 2021

Emmet Lamar Bridges

Emmet Lamar Bridges, 93, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 surrounded by family in his home with his breathtaking view. Mr. Bridges was born May 2, 1927 in Louisville, GA, Jefferson County. He graduated from Louisville Academy in 1944 and the Maritime Academy, St. Petersburg, FL, Armstrong College, Savannah, GA and the Ft. Sill Artillery & Guided Missile School, Ft. Sill, OK.  He spent 5 years onboard a ship in the Pacific Ocean, Tokyo Bay, Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf and also from Texas City to New York.  Mr. Bridges spent 20 years in the Georgia Army National Guard 118t ...

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SMSgt. David Anthony Lee - APR 15, 2021

SMSgt. David Anthony Lee

Click here to view the live stream and to view the memorial video. The death has occurred of SMSgt. David Anthony Lee Savannah Georgia formerly of Carnakib, Headford, Co. Galway, Ireland David Lee Savannah Georgia formerly of Carnakib, Headford, Co. Galway, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital Savannah on the April 15, 2021. David immigrated to New York in March 1993 and entered the United States Air Force on September 10, 1993 where he honorably served for 24 years earning multiple accolades for his valor and excellence. Throughout an outstanding career, ...

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D. Scott Overton JUN 09, 1931 - APR 14, 2021

D. Scott Overton

Donald Scott Overton shed this mortal coil with Marolyn, his wife of 45 years, by his side in their home on April 14 following a prolonged illness.  He was 89.  Scott, as he has been known to his friends since his time at Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL, was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, and graduated with a degree in Business.  He then served in the U.S. Army and trained to be a pilot near the end of the Korean War, giving him a love of flight that he would have all his life.  Scott was an adventurous world traveler before he ever left the country, being ...

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Zedna Alicia (Ali) Young AUG 15, 1955 - APR 14, 2021

Zedna Alicia (Ali) Young

Captain Ali Young, 65, disembarked on her last cruise on  April 14, 2021. Ali grew up in Garden City and attended Cathedral Day School and Saint Vincent’s Academy. Ali and her mother, Zedna moved to Florida where Ali would complete her senior year of high school and graduate from Fort Lauderdale High School in Fort Lauderdale, FL. After graduation, Ali began working in the food and beverage industry, where she worked her way up to management. She opened and managed several restaurants throughout the southeast United States. After a visit with friends in Savannah, Ali decided h ...

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Laurel Shiflett Cavner OCT 18, 1968 - APR 13, 2021

Laurel Shiflett Cavner

Laurel Shiflett Cavner of Wilmington Island, Georgia passed away April 13, 2021 after a courageous three year battle with pancreatic cancer. Laurel was born in Macon, Georgia October 18, 1968. She graduated from Mt. de Sales Academy, received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia, and her Masters degree from Georgia College and State University. Laurel was a devoted teacher for 20 years, teaching at Southwest High School in Macon, then at several schools in Savannah until her retirement in 2019 from Myers Middle School. Laurel was predeceased by her husband, Michael Pau ...

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Paul Charles Grassey JUL 27, 1923 - APR 11, 2021

Paul Charles Grassey

Paul Charles Grassey, a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, died peacefully in his sleep on April 11th at the age of 97 after a brief illness. Affectionately known to family and friends as “Big Paul”, Grassey enjoyed a long and rewarding life, including his final 32 years in Savannah, Georgia where he enjoyed retirement with his beloved wife Nancy, their friends, their passion for the game of golf, and a mutual devotion to The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, where Paul served for decades as a Board trustee and volunteer docent, spinning stories and cond ...

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Edward Ernest Hale JUL 18, 1926 - APR 11, 2021

Edward Ernest Hale

Edward Ernest Hale, faithful follower of Jesus Christ and devoted servant of the church, 94 years old, died Sunday, April 11, 2021 after a long illness.  Ed was born on July 18, 1926 in Kossuth, Mississippi, the son of Marvin and Lida Mae Hale.  Following his graduation from Clinton Mississippi High School, he enlisted as an aviation cadet in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II to be trained as pilot navigator or bombardier.  The war ended and he completed one year of college at Mississippi State (compliments of the Veterans Administration), then moved to Atlanta, Georgia ...

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Carolyn Saunders Merritt APR 19, 1960 - APR 11, 2021

Carolyn Saunders Merritt

Carolyn Saunders Merritt passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was a nurse manager for St. Joseph's/Candler and a team leader for Hospice. She is preceded in death by her mother, Elsie H. Donaldson and sister, Ione H. DeVries. She is survived by her loving companion and step-father to her children of 24 years, Perry Daugherty; her daughter, Sarah Megan Petrea Pappas (Mark); her son, John Mitchell Merritt II; sisters, Holly Hale of Savannah, GA; Melissa Boye (Chris) of Cape Coral, FL, two nieces and a nephew; brother, Franklin Forbes (Barbara) of Statesb ...

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Bernice W. Falligant MAR 27, 1941 - APR 09, 2021

Bernice W. Falligant

Bernice W. Falligant was called to her heavenly home on April 9, 2021 while at St. Joseph’s Hospital following an extended illness.  She was surrounded by her loving and devoted family. She was born in Saltville, Virginia on March 27, 1941 to her parents, Robert Lee Woodward and Juanita Talbert Woodward, who predeceased her. Before moving to Savannah, she grew up in Saltville where she attended public schools where she excelled in academics and was vice-president of the Beta Club for three years.  She graduated from R.B. Worthy High School in 1960.  Bernice was a ...

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Kathleen Hughes Orr - APR 08, 2021

Kathleen Hughes Orr

Click here to view a live stream of the service. Our beloved mother, Kathleen Hughes Orr left her earthly home April 8, 2021 at 82, surrounded by her family. She was lovingly known as Katie Love by her many friends. Katie was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Frank and Matilda Hughes and was one of 6 girls. Mom grew up in Belfast where she met her husband Sydney Orr and they immigrated to the United States to begin a new life together. Through Syd’s work as an aircraft engineer, they travelled the US living in more than 15 states. In 1975, they finally settled in Savannah, Ge ...

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Nell Long MAY 10, 1930 - APR 08, 2021

Nell Long

Nell Long, a loving Christian woman, full of selfless devotion to her faith, family and friends, passed away on Thursday, April 8th, 2021. She was 90 years old. Nell is predeceased by her daughter, Tammy Coleman of Savannah. She leaves behind her husband of 60 years, Charles (Pete) Long of Flanders, NJ; daughter Renee Kitani of VA; granddaughter, Cristin Badal (Brad) of Mendham, NJ; grandson, Shannon Long of Savannah; granddaughter, Brittney Coleman of Savannah;  adopted granddaughter, Farrah Glisson of Hoboken, NJ; and three great grandchildren. ...

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Bernard Thomas Blanton, Jr. (Tommy) DEC 06, 1934 - APR 07, 2021

Bernard Thomas Blanton, Jr. (Tommy)

Bernard Thomas Blanton Jr. (Tommy), 86, of Savannah passed away April 7, 2021. Tommy was born to parents, Katherine Von Waldner Blanton and Bernard Thomas Blanton Sr. on December 6, 1934 in Savannah. He attended Benedictine Military School and was a member of the Air National Guard for seven years. In partnership with his Father, he built Blanton Boat works, handcrafting Kitty Craft boats from 1954-1962. Tommy was a devout Catholic having been a parishioner of St. James Catholic Church until his passing. He was a master woodworker and loved utilizing those skills throughout his life. H ...

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Thomas John King JUN 01, 1948 - APR 07, 2021

Thomas John King

Thomas John King, 72, died on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was preceded in death by his parents, John W. King and Marjorie J. King. Tom served in the United States Air Force. After a varied working career, he retired after 10 years of service from Georgia Correctional Healthcare at Rogers State Prison, where he served as Health Services Administrator. He was a communicant of St. Anne Catholic Church in Richmond Hill. Tom is survived by his wife, Deborah Milligan King.  In addition to his wife, Debbie, Tom leaves behind his blende ...

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Michael Angelo Finocchiaro, Jr. AUG 27, 1959 - APR 06, 2021

Michael Angelo Finocchiaro, Jr.

Michael A. Finocchiaro, Jr., 61, passed away sadly and suddenly on April 6, 2021, after giving his friends their weekly racquetball lesson at the YMCA.  Mike Was born and raised in Savannah. He attended St. James Catholic Church and parochial school, and graduated from Benedictine Military Academy in 1977. His early employment included Yates Astro and Thompson's Sporting Goods, and for the past twenty years was Facilities Manager for Forum Management as the building superintendent for the DFACS building at 761 Wheaton Street. Mike was a true Savannahian thr ...

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Edith Mary McGowen - APR 05, 2021

Edith Mary McGowen

Mary McGowen, age 99, passed away on April 5, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia surrounded by her family. Mary was born, Edith Mary Morris, on April 5, 1922 in Rugby, Warwickshire, England to William Claude Morris and Annie Elizabeth Freeman. She lived with her four sisters and family in Bedford, England. After completing basic schooling, she began working at the age of 14 to help support her family. During World War II, she met Corporal William (Bill) McGowen, a member of the US Army Air Corps. They were married in 1944. On April 29, 1946, she arrived in the US with their son Arthur on the SS Cristob ...

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David Tartt - APR 05, 2021

David Tartt

David Earnest Tartt, 81, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at Hospice Savannah. He was born April 6, 1939 in Mississippi, and was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Norton Tartt.  David retired from the United States Army after more than 30 years of service.  He also retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after 20 years of service.  He was also preceded in death by a son, Paul Walton, and daughter, Linda Combs.  He is survived by four daughters, Dorothy Lloyd, Marsha Pitaccio (Bernard), Monica Brown, and Leslie Chandler, one son, Mattew Walton, four brothers, ...

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Harry Kotellos, LT. COL., USAF (RET) - APR 05, 2021

Harry Kotellos, LT. COL., USAF (RET)

Harry Kotellos, 88, passed away on April 5 from congestive heart failure. Harry was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio, to Zacharias and Katina Kotellos. He grew up the middle child, alongside his brothers John, Mike, and Tony. After High School, he met Jean Doyle, who was attending nursing school. They dated through college and married after graduation.  They were married for 62 years, until Jean passed away in 2019. Harry graduated from West Point in 1956 and joined the Air Force. He and Jean moved to Arizona so that Harry could begin flight training. Harry became a pilot in the USAF and lo ...

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Lawrence Joseph Hickey NOV 08, 1922 - APR 05, 2021

Lawrence Joseph Hickey

Lawrence Joseph Hickey, 98, beloved husband of the late Lorna May Hickey, died peacefully on April 5, 2021, at home.  Larry was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 8, 1922, the sixth of nine children of Hannah and Lawrence Hickey.   In his teens, Larry was a bat boy for the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field.  He frequently told amusing stories of his interactions with the great baseball players of that time, including Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Larry enlisted in the Navy when he was 17 and served aboard various aircraft carriers during World War II, and was a flight ...

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James Ross Wooten - APR 03, 2021

James Ross Wooten

James Ross Wooten, 87, passsed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 at his residence on Talahi Island.  A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in Bonaventure Cemetery.    ...

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John Marshall Jones, Jr. MAY 12, 1936 - APR 03, 2021

John Marshall Jones, Jr.

John Marshall Jones, Jr. died peacefully at age 84 on the evening of April 3, 2021.  Jack was born in Savannah at the Mary Telfair Hospital on May 12, 1936.  He was a son of the late John Marshall Jones and Lyla Brown Jones. He attended local schools and was a graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with a degree in Economics.  While there, he was president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, a member of the Honor Council, and the Order of Gimghoul. He was a partner in Jones, Hill and Mercer Insurance Compa ...

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Wallace Lee Montford JUL 13, 1937 - APR 03, 2021

Wallace Lee Montford

Wallace Lee Montford, 83, died Saturday April 3, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center. He was born in Wheeler County, Georgia and moved to Savannah when he was 18 years old. After marrying Barbara Ann Dowdy, he and his father went into the drywall and insulation business, and Montford Drywall was born. Wallace nurtured his drywall business until his retirement in 2008. He also owned the Captains Lounge for more than 43 years where he was loved by his patrons and staff, that were like family to him. Wallace was preceded in death by his wife, Ann and grandson, Eric Lane Mon ...

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Thomas Edward Clark - APR 03, 2021

Thomas Edward Clark

Mr. Thomas Edward Clark passed away after a long illness on Saturday, April 3, 2021.  He was 91 years of age. A native Savannahian, Mr. Clark was born to John Raleigh Clark and Nellie Womack Clark.  He was a graduate of Savannah High School and attended Armstrong College.  Mr. Clark served honorably in the United States Navy and retired from the United States Navy Reserve at the rank of Chief Petty Officer. Mr. Clark was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple.  He was also a retired employee of Georgia Ports Authority, and he participated in a number of service and frater ...

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John Henry Ohsiek, III "Jay" - APR 02, 2021

John Henry Ohsiek, III

John Henry “Jay” Ohsiek, III, 63, passed away Friday, April 2, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  Jay was born January 10, 1958 in Fort Oglethorpe, GA.  He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension. Jay attended Newberry College where he was a member of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia National Music Fraternity, and graduated in 1980.  Jay was employed by Stage Front as their Lead Audio Engineer where he worked throughout the southeastern United States.  Jay was often seen in his 1938 kayak, which his grandfather built, throughout the Savannah wate ...

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Verne Louis Hartson - APR 01, 2021

Verne Louis Hartson

Verne Louis Hartson, 90, of Skidaway Island, and husband of Lynnetta Pierce Hartson, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.   ...

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John David Findlay - MAR 31, 2021

John David Findlay

John David Findlay, 64, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Effingham County Hospital.  He was born January 12, 1957 in Hollywood, California.  He was the son of William L. and Marjorie McCubbin Findlay.  David was a member of Compassion Christian Church, Henderson and Effingham Campuses.  At Compassion he greatly enjoyed his work on “The Journey” for multiple years, he worked production at the Henderson campus on cameras, and enjoyed working on projects for the pastors (the giant easel used on stage), and he loved serving at Men’s Breakfast. He ...

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Esther Duncan Korff - MAR 31, 2021

Esther Duncan Korff

Esther Korff, 89, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Savannah, Georgia. She was born April 2, 1931 in Hillsdale, Michigan, daughter of George and Bertha Cowan Duncan.  Mrs. Korff graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and Hillsdale College in Hillsdale Michigan where she was an active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. An avid Chicago Cubs fan, as a young girl she attended two games of the 1945 World Series with her father, the Cubs against the Detroit Tigers.  Unfortunately, the Tigers won.  She followed the Cubs throughout her lifetime and convert ...

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Richard A. McDonough - MAR 31, 2021

Richard A. McDonough

Richard Aloysius McDonough III, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Savannah, GA. Born Sept 22nd, 1942 in Newark, NJ to Richard Aloysius McDonough II and Ruth Marie Everett.  He enjoyed an incredible closeness with seven siblings: Joan Benjamin (Jim) of Columbia, Maryland: Diane McDonough of Summit, NJ; Bill McDonough (Anne) of Fort Mill, SC; David McDonough (Barbara) of Washington, DC; Colleen McDonough (Helen) of New York, NY; Nancy Hall (Tim) of Mesa, AZ; Cathy McDonough (Deb) of Conway, MA.  He graduated from Seton Hall Preparatory School in 1960, and was named Most Ou ...

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Linda A. Broderick - MAR 30, 2021

Linda A. Broderick

Linda A. Broderick, 67, of Savannah, GA died peacefully at home on March 30, 2021, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Linda was born in Twinsburg, Ohio on October 12, 1953 to Lois Little and Glenn Ryan. She attended Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio majoring in Education. After graduation, she taught special education in Monroeville and Cleveland, Ohio. While attending Hiram she met the love of her life, Tom, and they were married on November 26, 1977.   In 1984, they settled in Savannah, Georgia and found a home in a community of faith with friends that turned into f ...

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Myra Turner Buskirk NOV 24, 1945 - MAR 29, 2021

Myra Turner Buskirk

Myra Turner Buskirk, 75, died Monday, March 29, 2021 at Candler Hospital. Myra worked for SunTrust Bank for many years reaching the position of Branch Manager. She retired from SunTrust to pursue a new career, a career in the medical field. She attended Armstrong College graduating with a BS in Nursing and began her new career at Candler Hospital in 1985. In 1991 she was recruited to oversee a new high dose chemotherapy clinic called Response Oncology/Impact Center. The next 10 years were the most challenging, yet the most rewarding of her career. She was finally the BOSS. A ...

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Matthew John Rosenbaum OCT 22, 1937 - MAR 29, 2021

Matthew John Rosenbaum

Matthew John Rosenbaum, known to his friends as “Joe” and his family as “Poppy-O”, entered Heaven to join his beloved wife and son on March 29, 2021. He was 83 years old. He was born October 22, 1937, in Baltimore, Maryland, and graduated from Baldensburg High School in 1956. He joined the U.S. Air Force later that year and served his country for four years. During his enlistment, he met and married his wife, Dianne, and after his tour they lived in Prince George’s County, Maryland. In 1967, they returned to Georgia after the birth of their second child and set ...

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Katherine Rizza - MAR 27, 2021

Katherine Rizza

Katherine Redmond Rizza Katherine Redmond "Kitty" Rizza, 90, retired homemaker, died Saturday, March 27, 2021 in Halstead, Kansas. She was born on November 18, 1930 in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of Clyde Evans Redmond and Katherine Mizell Smith. Mrs. Rizza was a graduate of Savannah High School and attended Armstrong College. She married her college sweetheart, Robert G. Rizza, MD on January 29, 1956 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Savannah. After completing his residency in the US Navy, they were stationed in Virginia, California and Japan before moving once ag ...

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Wynnogene Shaw Day - MAR 26, 2021

Wynnogene Shaw Day

Wynnogene Shaw Day, 93, passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021 at her residence.  She was born in Cherry Lane Township, North Carolina, daughter of the late Martin H. and Recie McKnight Shaw.  Mrs. Day was a graduate of Strayer University Business School and retired as a Library Manager from the US Corps of Engineers. In 1978, she and her husband Ray moved to Savannah.  She attended Compassion Christian Church and for many years, was active in her family’s genealogy.  Above all, Mrs. Day adored her family.  She enjoyed preparing meals, opening her hom ...

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Delorise (Lois) Gail Accord Zipperer MAY 21, 1941 - MAR 25, 2021

Delorise (Lois) Gail Accord Zipperer

Lois was born in Omar, West Virginia, on May 21, 1941, and passed away unexpectedly on March 25th after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her husband Edward, daughter Melissa, and dear friend Christie Palmer.  Lois, a Savannah resident for much of her life, was renowned for her creative flair at home and admired for her sense of fashion. With a history of working in retail, she dressed and styled many. Known affectionately as 'Big Red,' she loved babies, weddings, and a good party of friends and family. All such gatherings had a vision and a plan from start ...

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Byron F. Brown "Pops" - MAR 25, 2021

Byron F. Brown

Byron Franklin Brown, A.K.A Pops, age 80, entered into eternal rest surrounded by his family and loved ones on Thursday, March 25th, 2021. Byron was born on June 3rd, 1940 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to the late Mr. and Mrs. Curley Henry Brown. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Nita Brown and their three children Kevin Brown (Julie), Kim Bennett (Mike) and Kirk Brown (Carla). Bryon and Nita also had nine grandchildren that were and are their pride and joy, Ashli Godwin (Jason), Gregory Brown, Justin Bennett (Skyler), Zachary Brown (Jordyn), Christopher Brown, Cameron Brown, Allison Brown, Katherin ...

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Tammy J. Herrell JAN 10, 1965 - MAR 25, 2021

Tammy J. Herrell

Tammy J. Herrell, loving mother of two children, passed away on March 25, 2021, at the age of 56. Tammy was born on January 10, 1965, in Nashville, Tennessee to James and Betty Herrell. She grew up in Nashville, Tennessee where she was educated in Nashville Public schools.  Tammy worked at Fort Pulaski National Monument, where she retired with 25+ years of federal service. She started as an Administrative Assistant and worked her way up to an Administrative Officer. She was loved and adored by staff, interns and volunteers.  Tammy had a passion for her kids. She was there nu ...

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Jeffrey Brian Josey - MAR 25, 2021

Jeffrey Brian Josey

Jeffrey Brian Josey, 53, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 25, 2021, on Hilton Head Island, SC. Jeffery was born in Savannah, GA, the youngest son Windom (Skip) Josey, and Barbara Jeanette Howell Carter.  He leaves behind his son, Brandon M. Josey of Stafford, VA. He is survived by his brothers, Keith, Anthony (Tony), and Mark, and nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. Jeffrey was an extraordinarily master carpenter.  He was an artist in his field and his work was second to none.  Jeffrey was an outgoing, happy man who loved to cook.  His smile, which he ...

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Dr. Raghavan M.G. Nair JUL 14, 1923 - MAR 23, 2021

Dr. Raghavan M.G. Nair

Dr. Raghavan M. G. Nair July 14, 1923 - March 23, 2021 "I am dedicated to the cause of imparting scientific knowledge to my students whoever they are, in an atmosphere of brotherhood and friendliness" Dr. Nair is survived by his wife Vasu Nair, his younger brother Shivaram Nair, his 2 sons, a daughter, 3 granddaughters, 3 grandsons and their families, and many nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.     ...

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Elizabeth Dawkins Lind - MAR 23, 2021

Elizabeth Dawkins Lind

Elizabeth Dawkins Lind, 72, of Sunbury, GA joined the angels in heaven on March 23, 2021 at Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Lind transitioned peacefully under the care of Hospice and in the loving arms of her devoted husband, John H. Lind with her daughter Honor Allison Lind by her side. Mrs. Lind passed away from liver cancer and a long battle with rheumatoid arthritis. The family had just learned of Mrs. Lind’s cancer two weeks ago and is deeply shocked and saddened at the loss of their beloved wife, mother, sister, friend and beautiful soul. Mrs. Lind was known for her intellect, humor, be ...

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Georgia Marshall Dickerson - MAR 21, 2021

Georgia Marshall Dickerson

Georgia Marshall Dickerson passed away peacefully March 21, 2021 having celebrated her 99th birthday on December 27th.  She married Henry N. Dickerson on November 17, 1945, and lived in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky before relocating to Savannah in 1960.  She attended Armstrong State College and Georgia Southern University.  Georgia was preceded in death by her husband, Henry N. Dickerson, son, Donald N. Dickerson, brother, Gene Marshall, sister, Lucille Babbitt, and dear friend, Martha Hayes. Georgia was a retired educator from the Savannah Chatham County Public Scho ...

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Sarah (Wincy) Horton Harden FEB 17, 1941 - MAR 21, 2021

Sarah (Wincy) Horton Harden

Sarah “Wincy” Horton Harden passed away on March 21, 2021 peacefully at home under Hospice care, at the age of 80.  Wincy was born to General (Ret) John Battle Horton and Dorothy Elizabeth Horton on February 17, 1941 at Fort Bliss Army Base in El Paso, Texas. As a child of a military officer, she spent some years attending boarding school in Switzerland and completed high school at Manatee High School in Bradenton, Florida. Wincy met her husband, Colonel (Ret) James “Jim” E. Harden at Florida State University.  They married in 1963 and were blessed with ...

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Dr. Betty C. Klein, PhD - MAR 20, 2021

Dr. Betty C. Klein, PhD

Dr. Betty C. Klein, PhD, 93, died peacefully, Saturday, March 20, 2021 at home.  Born and raised in Marysville, Ohio, she graduated from Ohio State and earned her PhD from the UGA.  She was a mother, teacher, principal, professor, pilot, half owner of a travel agency, President of the GA AARP, a witty friend, crossword puzzle addict, and a true inspiration to all who had the opportunity to know and love her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson B. Klein, Jr., and son, Thomas E. Klein.  Leaving behind is her son, William R. Klein, and daughter, Sue K. Rains, fou ...

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Linda Lombard Hollenbach FEB 07, 1949 - MAR 20, 2021

Linda Lombard Hollenbach

Linda Lombard Hollenbach, 72, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center with family by her side. She was born to parents Wanda Bickhart Lombard and Leroy Lombard.  She graduated from Selinsgrove, PA. She is survived by her daughter, Kristine Hollenbach and son, Brad Hollenbach; her grandchildren, Brandon Hall and Gavin Lowery; her great grandchildren, Mylen Hall and Niyanah Wilder; her sisters, Donna Cesari, Ginger Borich and her brother, Robert Bickhart.  She was such a kind person.  She would give her last dollar to help someone.  ...

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Sandra Wolf OCT 30, 1929 - MAR 19, 2021

Sandra Wolf

We mourn the passing of Sandra Wolf (nee Abrams).  Sandra was a loving and generous mother to Karen Greider and Kenneth Wolf, a beloved sister to Joyce Raffel, and a wonderful grandmother to Julia Greider. She adored her son-in-law, Peter Greider, and Ken’s partner, Lauren Reddington. Also precious to her were her cousins, niece, and nephews. Sandra worked for many years in New Jersey as a teacher and a learning disabilities specialist. In retirement in Savannah, GA, Sandra enjoyed her treasured friendships, physical activities, social involvements, and years of world travel. She ...

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Arthur Tai Chan Senior MAY 20, 1944 - MAR 19, 2021

Arthur Tai Chan Senior

ARTHUR TAI CHAN SENIOR (TAI), 76, of Savannah, GA, born May 20, 1944 entered into eternal rest on March 19, 2021, at Memorial Hospital after a swift illness. Tai was a renowned musician for productions such as Disney on Ice, Barnum and Bailey Circus and other well-known productions. He also played drums for a time at churches that he and his family attended like The Sanctuary. He had a passion for music and sought comfort in listening to all varieties, especially jazz and circus music. He enjoyed fishing, all things Christ, and was a jack of all trades. Tai had many different jobs but hi ...

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Dr. Jon A. Sanborn - MAR 19, 2021

Dr. Jon A. Sanborn

Dr. Jon A. Sanborn, 78, of Savannah, Georgia passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 19th, 2021. Born in Palmetto, Florida to Lowell “Toby” and Lena (DiGrano) Sanborn, he was the middle son of three children. He grew up in Sunderland, Massachusetts and raised his own family in nearby Florence, Massachusetts before “retiring” to Savannah in 2007. With boundless compassion and empathy, he was a loving son, brother, husband, father, uncle, and a loyal friend to many. He is survived by his beloved wife JoAnn of over 52 years and their two children, Charity Bennett and ...

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Donald Custis, M.D. JUL 23, 1917 - MAR 18, 2021

Donald Custis, M.D.

Donald Custis, M.D. died peacefully on March 18, 2021 at the Hospice of Savannah.  Born in Goshen, Ind., in 1917, he graduated from Wabash College and Northwestern University Medical School. He joined the Navy in 1942.  He completed his internship at Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago.  His wartime service was as medical officer on a Navy attack transport, USS Clinton, that participated in the final campaign of the war - the taking of Okinawa. During a 10-year break from the Navy from 1946 to 1956, Dr. Custis was a surgical resident at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, a surg ...

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Charles (Gabby) Heffernan JAN 01, 1943 - MAR 17, 2021

Charles (Gabby) Heffernan

Charles "Gabby" Heffernan of Savannah Ga. died unexpectedly on March 17th 2021. Born 01/01/1943 "Gabby" was a previous resident of Manlius, NY where he was Post Commander of the American Legion #141 from 1988 - 1993. He also worked as a mechanic at the Syracuse University Physical Plant for a number of years before moving down to Georgia. He was a lifelong Elks member and very active in the organization.  Charles was [redeceased by his parents, Frank and Lena Heffernan; brothers, John, William, and Malcolm Heffernan; sisters, Joan Hand, Blanche Waite, and Elinor ...

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Robert (Robbie) Lachapelle - MAR 17, 2021

Robert (Robbie) Lachapelle

Robert Timothy (Robbie) Lachapelle, 55 passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  Robbie was born September 17, 1965 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Leo Lachapelle, Jr., and Elizabeth Owen Lachapelle. He was a beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend.  Surviving are two sisters, Debbie Crawford (Walter), Betty Mercier (Lonnie), two brothers, Leo Lachapelle (Gail), and Michael Lachapelle.  His nieces and nephews, Jennifer Hodges (David), Dorothy Akins (Ryan), Aja Lachapelle, Joseph Lachapelle, Michelle Warren (Wesley), Andrew Quirion, many great-niec ...

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Brett Doty Herrin - MAR 17, 2021

Brett Doty Herrin

The family of Brett Doty Herrin is saddened to announce his passing on March 17, 2021.  Brett was a devoted father, son, brother, and friend.   He was the son of Diane Mullis Herrin and the late Will Doty “Billy” Herrin.  He was born in Savannah on June 2, 1967, and spent most of his years there until he moved to the Herrin farm in Newington, Georgia.  He was a graduate of Savannah Country Day School and Georgia Southern University with a degree in business administration.  He worked with his father for many years at Savannah Concrete and then Coast ...

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Joseph (Joe) Hudak - MAR 16, 2021

Joseph (Joe) Hudak

Joseph “Joe” Daniel Hudak, Jr., 79 passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  Joe was born January 7, 1942 in Lakewood, Ohio to the late Joseph Daniel Hudak, Sr. and Dorothy Stewart Hudak.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, and was a two Purple Heart recipient.  He retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after 35 years of service.  He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion.  Joe was of the Catholic faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, James Hudak.  Surviving are ...

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Virgie Parker Kiser Bagwell - MAR 15, 2021

Virgie Parker Kiser Bagwell

Virgie Parker Kiser Bagwell, 81, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  She was born in Gainesville, GA, daughter of the late Joe W. and Sarah Loretta Christopher Parker.  For many years, Mrs. Bagwell resided in Toccoa, GA where she was employed at Patterson Pump.  She later moved to Savannah and retired as an Engineering Assistant from Great Dane Trailers.  She loved to travel, was an accomplished artist and above all was and adoring wife, mother and grandmother. Surviving is her husband of 23 years, Don Bagwell of Savannah; thr ...

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Linda Snipes Ogletree APR 27, 1943 - MAR 15, 2021

Linda Snipes Ogletree

Linda Snipes Ogletree, 77, died Monday March 15, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Ogletree was born April 27, 1943 in Savannah. She and her husband successfully started and maintained a thriving storage business in the local community. She attended Grace United Methodist Church. She was a loving and nurturing wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed being outside working in her garden, being on the beach and baking and hosting family events. She really enjoyed her grandchildren and traveling and camping with her husband. She is survived by her husband of 59 yea ...

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Deloise Spriggs Gaines MAR 15, 1929 - MAR 15, 2021

Deloise Spriggs Gaines

Ms. Deloise Spriggs Gaines, age 92, died March 15, 2021 (her birthday).  She was a native of Cleveland, Tennessee, lived in northern Illinois for most of her life, and had lived in Savannah for a number of years.  She was a retired Civil Service claims adjustor for the United States Army. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Gaines, Jr., and is survived by her daughter, Brenda Gaines; and others. A private family service was held.  ...

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Robert L. (Bob) Jones FEB 16, 1941 - MAR 15, 2021

Robert L. (Bob) Jones

Robert L. Jones (Bob) passed away peacefully after a short illness on Monday, March 15, 2021 at his home. Mr. Jones was born in Savannah on February 16, 1941 to the late William C. and Eula S. Jones. He lived in Savannah his entire life. For many years Robert was an Insurance Agent and took much pride in helping his clients with their needs.  Robert always went above and beyond to assist others. In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his wife Iris P. Jones, the love of his life, a brother Danny Jones and sister Joan Stanford. Robert leaves behind his sons, Rober ...

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David Quinn Smith NOV 05, 1952 - MAR 14, 2021

David Quinn Smith

Mr. David Quinn Smith died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Sunday March 14, 2021 at 5:40pm at the age of 68.  His life was filled with love and laughter.  He enjoyed four generations of his family. He was a lover of life and he lived it to the fullest. He was born November 5, 1952 to Hilda and Ralph Smith, Sr. in Augusta, Georgia and lived there with his 4 siblings, Ralph (wife Carolyn), Dianne (husband Wren, deceased), Mike (wife Dell), and Jeff (wife Kay), until 1966 when they moved to Savannah, Georgia.  After graduating from Windsor Forest High Schoo ...

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Thomas Lee Curless OCT 31, 1934 - MAR 13, 2021

Thomas Lee Curless

Thomas Lee Curless of Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA, died peacefully on Saturday, March 13th, 2021, at the age of 86. He passed away under the loving care of The Oaks team at The Marshes of Skidaway, where he heroically battled cancer.   Born in Bronxville, New York on October 31st, 1934, Tom was the son of Donald Lee Curless and Gretchen Drever Curless. He spent his childhood in Bronxville, and was a proud member of the Boy Scouts, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. He attended Roosevelt High School and Dartmouth College as an ROTC student, where he earned an MBA from The Tu ...

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Edward Wesley Kilbourne APR 05, 1973 - MAR 12, 2021

Edward Wesley Kilbourne

Edward Wesley Kilbourne, 47, passed away Friday, March 12, at his home on Wilmington Island.  Edward was born on April 5, 1973, at St. Joseph’s Hospital and spent his early childhood in Savannah before moving to North Georgia, where he attended Young Harris College. He spent summers and holidays in Savannah, often enjoying the coast’s barrier islands and beaches. Edward returned to Savannah in 2011, where he was an International Longshoreman’s Association Union Local 1475 clerk and checker. He loved his children and family, music, (especially Built to Spill), readi ...

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Robert Eric Pollack JAN 23, 1958 - MAR 11, 2021

Robert Eric Pollack

Robert Eric Pollack, 63, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Cynthia S. Pollack.  A private burial will be held at a later date.   ...

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Arthur E. Leen, Jr. AUG 07, 1926 - MAR 11, 2021

Arthur E. Leen, Jr.

Arthur E. Leen, Jr. died on March 11, 2021 after a short illness. Arthur was born on August 7, 1926, to Arthur E. Leen and Mary Blanche Burns Leen in Dayton, Ohio. Arthur held Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Theology, both of which he obtained from the Pontificio Collegio Urbano de Propaganda Fide in Rome, Italy. He also held a Master’s degree in Sacred Scripture from Pontificio Istituto Biblico, also in Rome. He was an amazing linguist with mastery of English, Italian, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and German. His language skills facilitated his many travels throughout Europe, Rus ...

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Eithne Scott - MAR 11, 2021

Eithne Scott

    Eithne Scott was born in Dublin, Ireland, the youngest of eleven children to parents John and Susan Dorney.  After completing her education at St. Louis High School, she graduated from the Brendan Smith Academy of Acting and helped found The Genesian Arts Society, and amateur drama group, playing locally in Dublin before she immigrated to America. After living in San Francisco for a short time, she settled in Riverside, California where she married Norman Katz a returning Korean War veteran.  She was a member of several cultural groups, and was active in the PT ...

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Elva Hulme - MAR 10, 2021

Elva Hulme

Elva Hulme passed March 10th, 2021 peacefully in her sleep at the golden age of 91. Having survived many illnesses throughout her lifetime, she battled kidney cancer, Covid, and many years with Dementia/Alzheimer’s. She is survived by her daughter, Margie Flanders and her grandchildren, Alex Flanders, Adam (Rachel) LeFranc and Ricki LeFranc. Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 12, 2021 at the Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery.     ...

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Dorothy Brown Morrison SEP 13, 1933 - MAR 10, 2021

Dorothy Brown Morrison

Dorothy Brown Morrison, 87, passed away March 10, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 13, 1933 in Twin City, Georgia, daughter of the late James Roscoe Brown and Marguerite Hall Brown. After growing up in Twin City, where she attended Emanuel County Institute, she attended Georgia Teachers College where she earned a degree in Home Economics. She taught for a number of years in Sardis, Georgia, as well as Bradwell Institute in Hinesville, Georgia. She was a long-time member of Windsor Forest Baptist Church, Windsor Forest Garden Club, and the Daughters of the Am ...

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Lloyd David Jordan - MAR 10, 2021

Lloyd David Jordan

Lloyd David Jordan, 77, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  He was born December 12, 1943 in Savannah to the late Clifford Rudolph Jordan and Mae Hendry Jordan.  He grew up at Bethesda Home for Boys, and was a United States Marine Corps Veteran.  Mr. Jordan retired after 50 years of service from Union Camp Corporation and was a member of Coastal Community Christian Church in Richmond Hill.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by ten siblings. His is survived by his wife, Marie McCullough Jordan of Savannah, son, Max Shuman (Char ...

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W.S. "Billy" Jones, Sr. AUG 07, 1920 - MAR 10, 2021

W.S.

W. S. “Billy” Jones, Sr. died Wednesday, March 10, 2021. He was born August 7, 1920 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Edward Pacetti and Maureen Sullivan Jones. Billy attended six years of Chatham County public schools and two years at Marist Brothers School, graduating form Benedictine Military School in 1939. Billy was one of six cadets of Benedictine to attend Senior ROTC Summer Camp at Fort McClelland Alabama in 1939. He was eligible for commission as Second Lieutenant Infantry upon his twenty-first birthday. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant US Army reserves on Novemb ...

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Mildred Laverne Carr Hill AUG 01, 1945 - MAR 09, 2021

Mildred Laverne Carr Hill

Mildred Laverne Carr Hill, 75, died Tuesday, March 9, 2021. She was born in Eastman, GA to John Albert and Dorothy Dykes Carr. She was a Fraud Analysis/consultant for Mobil Credit Corporation and was owner of the Art Gallery by the Sea on Tybee Island. She was a member of Faubion United Methodist Church in Gladstone, MO and the Tybee Art Association. Her hobbies included stained glass, traveling, and spoiling her grandchildren and family and walking on the beach. Surviving are her husband, John Hill of Savannah; children, Kimberly Andrus (Brian) of Kansas City, MO, John Hill, Jr. of N ...

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John David Wolf, Jr. AUG 21, 1969 - MAR 09, 2021

John David Wolf, Jr.

It is with heavy hearts that the family of John David Wolf Jr.,51, announce his death on March 9, 2021 at his home in Wilmington Island, Savannah, Georgia. He was born on August 21, 1969 in Sao Paulo, Brazil and grew up in Akron, Ohio where he attended Akron Public Schools, the College of Wooster and graduated from The University of Akron. He moved to Atlanta in 1993, where he began a long, successful career in software and technology. His career soon took him to Savannah in 1997, where he worked for Integrated Data Systems and later Ligos Corporation. Dave met Meghan Fanning in 1999 a ...

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Joseph Shumpert - MAR 08, 2021

Joseph Shumpert

On the afternoon of March 8, 2021, Joseph A. Shumpert passed away in a Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. Joe was from Lexington, South Carolina and was born on December 1944 to James A. Shumpert and Blanche Roof. During Joe’s life, he served in US Army during the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Purple Heart. Joe had a great passion for antique automobiles that lead to his love of purchasing and fixing up cars. More recently Joe became known as the “Waving Man” at the local park in Kingsland, Georgia where he will be dearly missed for his friendly ...

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Ronald Nelson Spires FEB 23, 1945 - MAR 08, 2021

Ronald Nelson Spires

Ronald Nelson Spires, 76, passed away peacefully and comfortably on Monday, March 8th, 2021, surrounded by his loving wife and children. Ron was born in Washington D.C., son of Thomas Clary Spires and Hattie Pearl Spires. Ron proudly served in the US Navy from 1962 to 1968 and later as a police officer in Washington D.C. Ron married the love of his life, Barbara Jo Knepp on March 14th, 1970. They resided in Deale, Maryland where their son and daughter were born then moved to Georgia in 1985. Ron was a loving father and enjoyed spending time with his children, riding motorcycles with ...

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Patricia Fleck Anderson AUG 28, 1954 - MAR 08, 2021

Patricia Fleck Anderson

Patricia Fleck Anderson, 66, died Monday, March 8, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center. Patricia was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Theodore and Theresa Brown Fleck. After moving to Savannah, she retired from BASF after 25 years of service. Surviving are her husband of 21 years, Robert Anderson; brother, Skip Fleck; sisters, Toni Fleck, Jo Dehate, and Janet Tompkins. The family will have a private graveside service at Bonaventure Cemetery. ...

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Dustin Jain - MAR 07, 2021

Dustin Jain

David Jain, 46, passed away March, 7 2021.  He was a Beloved Son, Brother, Uncle and Friend.  Dustin's passions we're fishing, growing hot peppers and living on Wilmington Island. He will be missed.        ...

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Karolyn Faye Beckhorn AUG 20, 1939 - MAR 07, 2021

Karolyn Faye Beckhorn

On March 7, 2021, Karolyn Faye (Koeshall) (Tompkins) Beckhorn, age 81, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  She passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin on August 20, 1939 to the late Reuben and Lottie Koeshall. She was an owner and manager of a group home in Adams, Wisconsin, retiring in 1997 and moving to Savannah, Georgia. She spent the rest of her life doing for others and taking care of people.  She enjoyed painting, gardening, being outdoors, and spending time with her dogs Dolly and ...

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Albert Herman Quante AUG 03, 1925 - MAR 06, 2021

Albert Herman Quante

Albert Herman Quante, age 95, departed this life peacefully on March 6, 2021 at Hospice of Savannah.  Albert was born in Savannah on August 3, 1925 to Frederick Heinrich Quante and Dorothea Gezine Siem and was close to his six siblings, especially his identical twin brother, John Diedrich Quante.   Albert and John worked in their family’s grocery and plumbing businesses, and their hijinks were local legend. Albert and John enlisted in the Navy in 1942 at age 17 to serve in World War II.  Albert was an aviation maintenance specialist and pioneered guiding drone p ...

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Mary Elizabeth Ray - MAR 06, 2021

Mary Elizabeth Ray

Mary Elizabeth Ray, 79, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021.  Mrs. Ray was born in Winston Salem, NC, daughter of Robert Andrew Jones and Edith Ward Jones. She was a longtime resident of Savannah and a homemaker.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Mrs. Ray enjoyed traveling, cooking, shopping and looking for a great flea market find.  Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Al Ray. Surviving are her two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Heather Migchelbrink of Savannah; Dan and Lisa Sprinkle of Thompson; siste ...

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Ms. Olive Ijeoma Emebo MAR 22, 1978 - MAR 06, 2021

Ms. Olive Ijeoma Emebo

Ms. Olive Ijeoma Emebo is from Ihioma in Nnenator autonomous community, Orlu Imo State Nigeria. She was born on March 22 1978 into the humble and loving family of Late Chief Sir Cletus A. Emebo and Lady Victoria C. Emebo in Albany New York USA.. She spent most of her childhood in Aba, Abia State Nigeria, with her parents and three siblings. She attended Auntie Margaret’s nursery school in Enugu in Anambra State from  1980 – 1983. She then attended primary school at Constitution Crescent Primary School Aba, in Abia State Nigeria from 1984 – 1989. She was a very brilli ...

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Edward Y. Beery - MAR 05, 2021

Edward Y. Beery

Edward Yates Beery, 72, passed away Friday, March 5, 2021 at the home of his niece after his courageous battle with cancer. He was under the care of Hospice Savannah and his family. Mr. Beery was born in Savannah, GA, son of Eugene Paul Beery, Sr. and Caroline Yates Beery. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Andrew Beery, his step-son Frankie Hanson and brother-in-law Bobby Hackle. He is survived by his brother Eugene Paul Beery, Jr. (Lorraine) and sister Caroline Beery Hackle. He is also survived by his step-granddaughter, many nieces & nephews and beloved friends. H ...

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June Anne McFadden OCT 08, 1935 - MAR 05, 2021

June Anne McFadden

June Anne Hester McFadden, 85, of Savannah, GA, died peacefully on Friday, March 5, 2021.  She was born in Chicago, Il to Anne and John Hester. June and her younger brother, Jack, grew up on the South Side of Chicago amidst many beloved Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. June, was predeceased by her loving husband of 48 years, John W. McFadden, Jr.  They were married in 1971 and in 1974, moved from Chicago to Northern VA where they built a beautiful life and raised two daughters; Maureen and Jeanne. Eventually they retired and moved to Hudson, FL and then onto Savannah, GA where they spe ...

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Andrew Jackson McLemore - MAR 05, 2021

Andrew Jackson McLemore

Andrew Jackson McLemore, III, 89, died peacefully on Friday, March 5, 2021.  Andrew was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jackson McLemore, II.  He was educated in Memphis Public Schools and graduated as an honor student from Booker T. Washington High School.  He later entered the United States Army. Upon leaving the Army, he earned his Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College and a Master of Science in Library Service from Clark Atlanta University.  He started working at Miles College where he married Joyce Scott of Birmingham, Alabama in 19 ...

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Robert Marion Lang MAR 09, 1938 - MAR 05, 2021

Robert Marion Lang

Robert Marion Lang, 82, passed away Friday, March 6, 2021 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah.  He was retired as a Boilermaker with Local 26.  He is survived by his son, John Lang of Ellabell, GA and other family and friends.   A Graveside Service will be held Monday, March 15, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.   ...

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Ta'Riyah Armani Ann Rivers - MAR 05, 2021

Ta'Riyah Armani Ann Rivers

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.  Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery on Hunter Army Airfield.   ...

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Michael B. Scarbrough AUG 02, 1944 - MAR 04, 2021

Michael B. Scarbrough

Michael B. Scarbrough, 75, died peacefully, Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Summer Breeze Senior Living. Mike was born August 2, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama. He later became Vice President of Marathon Construction in Norcross, Georgia. He moved to Tybee Island in 1992, where he and his wife, Iris, became owners of Lazaretto Creek Marina and created Captain Mike’s Dolphin Tours. He was a member of the Alee Temple Shriners, Tybee Island American Legion and attended St. Michael’s Catholic Church. His wife of 45 years, Iris Hembree Scarbrough preceded him in death. Surviving are his s ...

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Russell Walden Scarborough DEC 01, 1930 - MAR 04, 2021

Russell Walden Scarborough

Russell Walden Scarborough died peacefully at his home on Skidaway Island on the evening of March 4, 2021 in the company of his family and friends and his beloved cats, Fletcher and Boots. Mr. Scarborough was born December 1, 1930 in Dublin, Georgia, the youngest son of James Aaron and Pearl Lillian Dixon Scarborough.  He graduated from Berry College with a degree in history.  While at Berry he was the chapel verger, and he would often recount how he never heard a sermon because after lighting the candles, he would exit through the back door and reappear at the end of the service ...

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Aletha "Dean" (Lewis) Carter - MAR 03, 2021

Aletha

Aletha “Dean” (Lewis) Carter, 73, passed away on March 3rd, 2021 after a sudden illness. Dean was born on November 7th, 1947 in Savannah, GA. Dean was a long time resident of Tybee Island, GA where she was a staple of T&M convenient store for many years and later provided much of the low country’s seafood as co-owner of R&R Seafood.  Dean was devoted wife, mother, grandmother and was highly anticipating becoming a great-grandmother. On just about any evening, Dean could be found in local bingo halls with her friends playing cards or meticulously executing m ...

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Dr. Lynne Barbara Schwartz SEP 20, 1946 - MAR 02, 2021

Dr. Lynne Barbara Schwartz

It is with deepest sorrow and heavy hearts that the family of Dr. Lynne Barbara Schwartz announces her passing on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the age of 74. Lynne was lovingly surrounded by her family at St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital in Savannah, Georgia.  Lynne and her younger sister Shelley Troshinsky were raised by their mother Frances Jean Gibby in the Bronx, New York.  While at City University of New York, she met the love of her life Steve, her husband of 51 years. Lynne began her career in teaching and earned two master's degrees and a doctorate in Educational Ad ...

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Ben (Burke) Wall - MAR 01, 2021

Ben (Burke) Wall

Ben “Burke” Wall, died March 1, 2021 in Candler Hospital from complications of COVID-19. He was 76. He was born September 9, 1944 in the old Telfair Hospital. He was the son of Albert Martin Wall and Essie Burke Wall. He attended Pooler Elementary School and was a 1962 graduate of Groves High School. After stints at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College and Brewton-Parker College, he eventually graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Dairy Production in 1968. While in college, his summer job was mowing grass on a Ford tractor at Fort Pulaski.  Burke was an avid G ...

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Roland A. (Blackie) Barras MAR 13, 1927 - MAR 01, 2021

Roland A. (Blackie) Barras

Roland A. “Blackie" Barras, 93, passed away peacefully at home on March 1, 2021. He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi on March 13, l927, the son of Sidney and Rena (Romero) Barras. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Donald Anthony Barras, and his brother, Donald J. Barras. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Barras, 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and several cousins. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. "Blackie' was well known and loved at the Isle of Hope, his "Heaven on Earth” and had many close friends. If he wasn&r ...

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Rev. Dr. Samuel Theodore Kamaleson NOV 18, 1930 - FEB 28, 2021

Rev. Dr. Samuel Theodore Kamaleson

Beloved and well-known Rev. Dr. Samuel Theodore Kamaleson went to be with the Lord on February 28th, 2021 at the age of 90. He was a resident of Savannah, Georgia. He was born on November 18th, 1930 in Vellore, India to Job and Lily Sunderasan and married the love of his life, Adela Sylvia lndrani Balraj, on May 27th, 1953. Sam and Adela were blessed with three children: Sunderraj (married to Sara), Nirmala (married to Doug), and Manoharan (married to Nicole).  Sam and his family lived all over the world in service to God, bringing people to Jesus through love, words, and song. Alth ...

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Harold C. (Sparky) Strickland, Jr. DEC 21, 1938 - FEB 27, 2021

Harold C. (Sparky) Strickland, Jr.

Harold Cassidy “Sparky” Strickland Jr., 82 passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Sparky was born in Guyton to Harold and Faye Strickland. He is preceded in death by his parents, as well as his sisters, Ann Remley and Lillian Baker. He served in the Marine Corps Reserves, worked for many years for the Corps of Engineers and eventually retired from CSX Railroad. He was a loving husband and father. He is survived by his wife Anne, Alan Strickland (Frannie), Lynn Moore (Debbie), Christy Greenwood (Joe), 9 Grandchildren and 11 Great-grandchildren who will all miss him dea ...

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Julia Ann Easterlin Gooding SEP 07, 1937 - FEB 27, 2021

Julia Ann Easterlin Gooding

Julia Ann Easterlin Gooding, 83, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 27, 2021. She was born in Ridgeland, SC on September 7, 1937. Mrs. Gooding was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, John Frederick Gooding, Sr.; her son, John Frederick Gooding, Jr.; her father, Theodore Goodwin Easterlin, Sr.; and her mother, Amanda Elizabeth Riley Easterlin. Mrs. Gooding was a graduate of Ridgeland High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Lander College and a Master’s of Education from Georgia Southern University. Mrs. Gooding retired after 34 years of teaching ...

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Susan W. Traver - FEB 27, 2021

Susan W. Traver

On Saturday, February 27, 2021, Susan Wigton Traver, loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister went to be with her Lord and Savior after struggling with lung issues.  Susan was born December 30, 1945 in Miami, FL to the late Dr. & Mrs. John H. and Roberta P. Wigton. She grew up in Swarthmore, PA. Susan and her husband, Warren Lee Traver moved to Savannah, GA in 1980.  Susan was an active member of St John’s Episcopal Church where she was a member of the “Sensational Seven”.  She was a member of The Junior League of Savannah and Chairperson of the 19 ...

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Robert Dwight Beckhorn JUL 07, 1934 - FEB 27, 2021

Robert Dwight Beckhorn

Robert Dwight Beckhorn, age 86, passed away peacefully into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 27, 2021 in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Endicott, New York on July 7, 1934 to the late George and Violet Beckhorn. He was a Korean war veteran.  He had a degree in business management and he was an ordained minister.  He retired from Siemens Strongburg. After retirement, he volunteered many years for the Red Cross and managed the food bank operations of Madison County, Florida before moving to Springfield, Georgia. Bob enjoyed ...

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Robert (Bobby) Leon Sturgess SEP 11, 1954 - FEB 25, 2021

Robert (Bobby) Leon Sturgess

Robert “Bobby” Leon Sturgess entered in to eternal life on Thursday, February 25, 2021. He was 66 years old. Bobby was born September 11, 1954 in Savannah to the late Helen and Julian Sturgess. The lifelong resident of Savannah was a 1973 graduate of Jenkins High School. Bobby Sturgess was truly something special to everyone he knew; Bobby never met a stranger and his desire to help and his knowledge of how to get things done was only surpassed by his ability to see the good in everyone. Bobby did not see color, status, or background… Bobby only saw the person.  ...

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Sandra Diane Craig DEC 19, 1952 - FEB 25, 2021

Sandra Diane Craig

Sandra Diane Craig, 68, died peacefully on Thursday, February 25, 2021. surrounded by her loving family. Sandra was born in Savannah, Georgia, the only daughter of Jimmy and Rosa Towson. She attended Savannah Vocational Technical College and received her GED, then continued on to get her LPN nursing license. Her main job focus was dialysis patients. She retired after 25 years. In additional to leaving behind her significant other Gerald Griffin of 30 years, she leaves behind her daughter, Tonya Craig and son-in-law, Harold Young; brother Johnny Towson and sister-in-law, Terry Towson; bro ...

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Hatem Hussein El-Khalidi - FEB 24, 2021

Hatem Hussein El-Khalidi

Hatem Hussein El-Khalidi, age 96, passed away peacefully February 24, 2021.  He was born in Jerusalem, Palestine, September 14th, 1924.  His father was Dr. Hussein Fakhri El-Khalidi, mayor of Jerusalem, and his mother was Wahide Fatimah El-Khalidi.  Hatem came to the United States and received his Master’s Degree in geology from Michigan State University.  His love of geology took him from the Wolverine Mountains in Michigan to the bayous of Louisiana with his late wife, Vivian Sumaya Ayoubee, El-Khalidi, and their three children.  His work led him ...

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Gloria Ann Crawford Fortson APR 18, 1941 - FEB 24, 2021

Gloria Ann Crawford Fortson

Gloria Ann Crawford Fortson “Mema”, 79 of Savannah, passed away on February 24, 2021, due to complications from Covid. Gloria was born April 18, 1941 to parents, Shelley Hamilton Crawford and Alva Bell Crawford in Savannah. She graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy in 1959 and received her nursing degree from Fayetteville Technical Institute. Gloria married Ivan Miles Forston Sr. on July 23, 1960, in Ridgeland, SC.  In addition to her parents, Gloria was predeceased by a brother, Shelley "Buddy" Crawford and a sister, Shirley Delorenzo.  ...

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Katrina "Kay" Faye Karr DEC 09, 1944 - FEB 23, 2021

Katrina

Katrina Faye Karr, 76, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Tuesday, February 23, 2021.  Katrina, known by family and friends as “Kay”, was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. She was the seventh of nine children born to William and Grace Lindsay. In the mid 1960’s Kay, along with her mother and most of her brothers and sisters, moved to the Savannah area to start a new life. She would eventually retire in 1996 from AT&T where she had worked as a long distance telephone operator, beginning with Southern Bell in the 1970’s. She was a popular ...

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Camille Ross Ward - FEB 23, 2021

Camille Ross Ward

Camille Ross Ward, 80, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  She was born December 29, 1940 in Savannah.  She was a longtime resident of Tybee Island, where she worked at the YMCA, and the Kroger on Wilmington Island.  Mrs. Ward was a former member of Trinity United Methodist Church on Tybee, and attended the Islands Assembly of God on Whitemarsh Island.  She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Beta Kappa chapter, and was a 1958 graduate of Savannah High School.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Lee Ward, Sr., and her ...

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Gary Lee Brewer JUL 31, 1938 - FEB 23, 2021

Gary Lee Brewer

Mr. Gary Lee Brewer, age 82, passed away February 23, 2021. Gary was born July 31, 1938 in Los Angeles, California. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University in 1960 and was in the U. S. Marine Corps from 1960 until his discharge as a Captain in 1963. He attended UCLA graduate school for a master’s in business administration from 1963 to 1965, and then joined IBM where he worked, including a six-and-a-half-year stint in Tokyo, for more than 30 years. After retirement he continued consulting for IBM for another 20 years. Before living at The Landings, h ...

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Joan Forrester Christian FEB 12, 1932 - FEB 23, 2021

Joan Forrester Christian

Joan Forrester Christian, 89, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center. Her son Tony was by her side. The Philadelphia, PA native was born on February 12, 1932 to the late Marvin S. and Henrietta Forrester. Joan was married the late Joseph Gorham Christian for more than 38 years and was a nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital for more than 21 years. In addition to her parents and husband, Joan was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Forrester Hebert, and brother, Marvin Philip Forrester.   In addition to her son Tony, Joan leaves behind a ...

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Sandra Elaine "Sandy" Keller JAN 28, 1943 - FEB 22, 2021

Sandra Elaine

Sandra Elaine “Sandy” Keller, 78, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer and other illnesses. Sandy was born in Spartanburg, SC on January 28, 1943 to parents, John and Florence Roberts.  Her father was a career Army officer, so Sandy travelled extensively in her youth, living in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Austria, Japan, and Alaska prior to graduating from Cathedral Latin Catholic High School in Raleigh, NC in June 1960.  She worked as a secretary prior to marrying her high school ...

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James Edward McAleer, Jr. - FEB 20, 2021

James Edward McAleer, Jr.

James Edward McAleer, Jr. of Savannah passed away at home on February 20, 2021.  Jim was born in Savannah in 1927.  He attended public schools, but left high school at age 17 to join the Marine Corps.  He returned home after the end of the Second World War, went back to school, then enrolled in Armstrong College and also attended law classes at night, studying under Mr. Gilbert Johnson.  He was activated in August of 1950 with Dog Company, 10th Infantry Battalion, United States Marine Corps Reserve, and served in Korea, including the Chosin Reservoir Campaign.  When he ...

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Celeste DeMarco Iocovozzi - FEB 20, 2021

Celeste DeMarco Iocovozzi

Celeste Maria DeMarco Iocovozzi, “Mama Celeste”, slept straight into heaven, on Saturday, February 20, 2021.  Born on April 11, 1928, in Utica, NY, Celeste was the only child of Louis and Elizabeth DeMarco. She was married to George Iocovozzi for 46 years and they lovingly raised 5 children. Celeste earned an Associate Degree in Recreational Therapy from Russell Sage College, in Albany, NY. She worked as a therapist at Belleview Hospital, in New York City, before she and George were married and moved to Savannah, in 1952. Celeste was an avid speed reader, bridge and tenn ...

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Bettie Anderson Shore FEB 16, 1929 - FEB 20, 2021

Bettie Anderson Shore

Bettie Anderson Shore, 92, Matriarch of the Savannah Shore Family and native and lifelong resident of Savannah passed away on February 20, 2021. Bettie was born in Savannah, Georgia on February 16, 1929, and graduated from Savannah High School in 1947. In 1948, she met and married the love of her life, Claude M. Shore, Senior at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Bettie became the bookkeeper for the various Shore family businesses until their son, Claude, Jr. was born three years later. She kept the books for Shore’s Supermarket on Henry Street. Bettie subsequently performed the same ...

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Harland Franklin Fling OCT 21, 1955 - FEB 20, 2021

Harland Franklin Fling

Harland Franklin “Frank” Fling, 65, passed away February 20, 2021 in Savannah.  He was born October 21, 1955 in Pottstown, PA to the late Gerald Glenn and Hallie Lancaster Fling.  He attended Middle Georgia College and Armstrong State College.  Frank worked for Segall and Sons, and also for Friedman Jeweler’s for many years.  He attended St. John’s Church in Savannah.    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn, and a sister, Elizabeth “Beth”. Frank is survived by several cousins, to in ...

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William Roger Holden - FEB 18, 2021

William Roger Holden

William Roger Holden died peacefully at his home in Savannah Thursday, February 18th, 2021. He was 74 years old. Mr. Holden was a longstanding and well-respected member of the Greater Savannah community. He was born October 10, 1946 to James William and Ella Mae Merck Holden of Easley, SC, both deceased. He was predeceased by an older brother, James Donnie and is survived by a sister, Carol Holden Chapman of Powdersville, SC and a brother, James William Holden, Jr. of Beaufort, SC. Mr. Holden was previously married to the former Catherine Jones of Savannah and is survived by three children: ...

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Deborah Mary Netzela-Jenkins FEB 28, 1961 - FEB 18, 2021

Deborah Mary Netzela-Jenkins

Pooler- Deborah Mary Netzela-Jenkins, 59, died peacefully at home on February 18, 2021 after a long battle with cancer.  She was the child of the late William J. Netzela and Dolores Olive Netzela of St. Louis, Mo. Deborah lived in the St. Louis area while her father completed the St. Louis Gateway Arch as the project manager (construction engineer). Her family then moved to Solon, IA, making lifelong friends and memories.  Her next family move was to Rock Springs, WY, where she fell in love with the great outdoors and learned to be a competitive gymnast. The family moved next to M ...

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William Brooks Anderson - FEB 17, 2021

William Brooks Anderson

William Brooks Anderson, 65, passed away suddenly on February 17, 2021. He is attending the Largest Bigmouth Bass Tournament in the sky.  Born August 23, 1955 to William A. Anderson and Naomi T. Anderson who preceded him in death. He leaves behind a sister, Cathy Anderson Usher (John Newton), nephew, Neil Andrew Usher, the late nephew John Ryan Usher, and great-niece, Ansley M. Usher. When you listen to Lynyrd Skynyrd on the radio, sing along and remember Brooks.  One of Brooks’ favorite sayings was "You just don't know that's right brother you just don't ...

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Sebastian Sparacino - FEB 17, 2021

Sebastian Sparacino

Sebastian “Ben” Sparacino, 77, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021 in Savannah, GA.  He was born July 16, 1943 in Montevago, Sicily to the late Salvatore and Rosalia Di Gerlando Sparacino.  Ben graduated from Bushwick High School and City College of New York (CCNY). Ben served in the United States Army and established his own business B.S.F. Business Forms.  He moved to the Landings on Skidaway Island in the early 1990’s and owned the popular restaurant Savannah Steakhouse.  Ben loved to travel, sail, play pool and bacce.  He was an amazing ch ...

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Dr. Thomas Freeman DEC 29, 1918 - FEB 17, 2021

Dr. Thomas Freeman

Beloved father and friend, Dr. Thomas Rumph Freeman, 102, of Savannah, GA, died peacefully in his sleep at Buckingham South on Feb. 17th, 2021.   The longtime Savannah resident was born in Marshallville, GA on Dec. 29, 1918.  He was the son of Annita R. Freeman and Reverend Horace T. Freeman, a well-known Methodist minister who was district superintendent in Savannah in the late 1940s.  Dr. Freeman was a graduate of Emory University where he received his B.S. degree in 1939 and his M.D. degree in 1943.  As an undergraduate, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsi ...

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Melvin Louis Snellings, Sr. - FEB 15, 2021

Melvin Louis Snellings, Sr.

Melvin L. Snellings, Sr., 65, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021 while on his boat during a crabbing trip. He was born March 15, 1955 in Charleston, SC to the late Marvin and Judith Snellings.  Melvin was a Commercial Crabber for many years and loved being on the water.  He will be remembered by his family and friends as a kind hearted and generous man.  He is survived by his son and best friend, Melvin L. Snellings, II of Savannah, as well as many friends.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. ...

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Giuseppe Luigi Marra - FEB 15, 2021

Giuseppe  Luigi Marra

Giusepe Luigi Marra, 86, passed away February 15, 2021 at his residence.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 23, 2021 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Greenwich Cemetery.   ...

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Patricia Durrence Murphy - FEB 14, 2021

Patricia Durrence Murphy

“She manages well the affairs of her household and is diligent to meet every need they may have,” Proverbs (31:27) Patricia Lothaire Durrence Murphy (94) of Savannah, Ga. passed softly and sweetly unto the presence of God on Valentine’s Day, 2021.  She was truly a Sweetheart to all who knew her. She had been living with her son’s family since 2019. Patricia was born on December 12, 1926 in a small wooden house (complete with an outhouse), that was built in the middle of a cotton field about 5 miles outside of Glenville Ga. The mid-wife who assisted in he ...

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Debra Ann Downing - FEB 14, 2021

Debra Ann Downing

Debra Ann Downing, 70, passed away February 14, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center. Debra was retired from the United States Postal Service and later worked for Brannen Enterprises. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Hulda and Ernest Downing. Surviving is her sister, Roxanna “Rocky” Semken and brother-in-law, Frank Semken. A memorial service will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Hospice Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah, GA 31406. ...

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Kinsley Olivia Knight DEC 09, 2020 - FEB 14, 2021

Kinsley Olivia Knight

Kinsley Olivia Knight, born in Savannah, December 9, 2020, passed away February 14, 2021. In her short time, she brought light to our lives and showed us what true pure love is. She will be missed but will live on in our hearts through the memories we will forever cherish. Surviving are her parents, Brentley Knight and Courtney Johnson Knight; sisters, Ava Baxter, Arielle Johnson, all of Savannah; grandfather, Gene Knight of Rincon; grandmother, Pamela Knight of Savannah; grandmother, Robin Johnson of Effingham County and grandfather, Darren Johnson of Ohio. The family will receive fr ...

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Betty Griffin Patterson - FEB 14, 2021

Betty Griffin Patterson

Betty Griffin Patterson left this world on February 14, 2021.  Born  in Savannah on February 23, 1928.  She was raised in Thunderbolt and attended school in Savannah.  She spent her whole life as a homemaker.  She was pre-deceased by her husband, J. Desmond Patterson Sr, daughter Linda Smith, and son J. Desmond Patterson Jr.  She is survived by daughters Patricia Patterson and Ellizabeth Woods. Services will be private with burial at New Hope Cemetery in Leefield,GA.   ...

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Dr. Julian D. Kelly, Jr. JUL 26, 1933 - FEB 13, 2021

Dr. Julian D. Kelly, Jr.

Dr. Julian Dantzler Kelly, Jr. Dr. Julian Dantzler Kelly, Jr., beloved husband of Carolyn Martin Kelly, died peacefully at home with his family by his side on February 13th, 2021. A lifelong resident of Savannah, he was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, July 26th, 1933, the only child of the late Julian Dantzler Kelly, Sr. and Ola Jo Johnston Kelly, both from Monroe, Georgia. Dr. Kelly attended Savannah High, graduated from Episcopal High School in Virginia, Princeton University, and the University of Virginia Medical School. He received a commission in the U.S. Air Force as a Flight Surge ...

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