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Ruth Folsom Pierce - DEC 04, 2023

Ruth Folsom Pierce

Betty Ruth Folsom Pierce, 89, passed away peacefully Monday December 4th, 2023, at Spanish Oaks Retreat in Savannah, Ga.  Ruth was born in Nashville Georgia in 1934 and was one of four children of Dr. William Folsom and Lilla Folsom.  Ruth attended school in Nashville from primary through high school at Berrien County Schools.  She spent her younger years watching the tobacco trucks roll through town with her girlfriends and spent a lot of time at her father’s dental office and drug store on the Nashville Town Square.  Ruth went on to Georgia Teachers College ...

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Gail Rosen Rosenzweig SEP 29, 1932 - DEC 03, 2023

Gail Rosen Rosenzweig

A livestream and recording of Gail's service will available by clicking the following link: The ninety one year voyage from the 600 block of Habersham Street to the 6400 block of Habersham Street with stops in Ardsley and Kensington Parks came to an end on December third with the death of Gail Rosen Rosenzweig. She passed away surrounded by her family. She was born to Raymond and Millie G. Rosen and spent her early Savannah years in the Habersham and Huntingdon streets where she knew what street cars were going by from t ...

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Nancy Elizabeth Peters Vermilyea - DEC 02, 2023

Nancy Elizabeth Peters Vermilyea

Nancy Elizabeth Peters Vermilyea, a cherished wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, left this world peacefully at her home in Savannah, Georgia, on December 2nd, 2023, at the age of 74. Nancy was born on July 15, 1949, in Asheville, North Carolina, to the late Charles Cline Peters and Mary Sullivan Peters. She is now in heaven with her husband of 45 years, Richard "Dick" H. Vermilyea, who went before her. Nancy's journey began in Riegelwood, NC, where she enjoyed horse riding, basketball, and cheerleading. She had a big heart for animals, especially dogs. ...

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Lawrence "Larry" Miner Austin JUN 19, 1930 - DEC 01, 2023


Lawrence “Larry” Miner Austin, 93, died peacefully at home on Friday, December 1, 2023, after a valiant fight with cancer.  Larry was born June 19, 1930 in Bryn Mawr, PA, to John and Helen Austin. After attending St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. during World War II and enjoying summer camp at Lake Allagash on Moosehead Lake in Maine as a camper and counselor, Larry graduated from The Episcopal Academy in Philadelphia, PA and went to Princeton University where he played 150 lb. football and was in the Cottage Club. Upon graduation from Princeton, Larry enlisted with the U. ...

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Louis Fernand Parent, Jr. - DEC 01, 2023

Louis Fernand Parent, Jr.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Louis Fernand Parent, Jr. on Friday, December 1, 2023.  Louis was our dearly loved husband, father, grandfather, father-in-law, and uncle, and will be greatly missed by his family and close friends.   The New Bedford, Massachusetts native lived in Savannah since 1964.  He was a graduate of St. Anthony’s Prep School in New Bedford, Mass, and in 1961 graduated from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT.  He served in Korea with the U.S. Marine Corps.  He retired in 1995 as Executive Vice-President of Car ...

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Grace Genelle "Jennie" Zuccarini - DEC 01, 2023

Grace Genelle

Grace Genelle "Jennie" Zuccarini, born in Hazlehurst, GA on February 16, 1931, passed away in Savannah on December 1, 2023. An artist and genealogist, she proudly belonged to the Daughters of the American Revolution and Daughters of the Confederacy. Jennie is survived by her son, Robert Zuccarini, Sr. (Susan), two grandsons, Robert Zuccarini, Jr. and Alex Zuccarini, and great-grandchildren Reagan Zuccarini and Jaxson Zuccarini. The family expresses gratitude to caregivers Mikki, Ken Otto, and Marie Maddox. A Visitation will be held at 12 PM on Monday, December 4, 2023, at the F ...

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John Heitman AUG 27, 1944 - NOV 29, 2023

John Heitman

John Heitman, 79, a native of Savannah, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at his home. John was a very quiet and private person but was dearly loved by his family and friends. To know him was to love him.  John was born August 27, 1944, to Cord Lee Heitman and Clothilde (Swinford) Heitman. He attended Cathedral Day School, Chatham Junior High, and Savannah High School. At a young age, John served as an altar boy at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. While spending his entire life in Savannah, he enjoyed his career working in the auto paint and body field. He loved fishing, ...

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John Bridwell Severance (Jake) JUL 24, 1935 - NOV 28, 2023

John Bridwell Severance (Jake)

John Bridwell Severance (Jake) of Savannah, Georgia, author, teacher, and artist, died peacefully at home on Tuesday November 28, 2023. He was 88. He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Sylvia Frezzolini Severance, who cared for him with daily devotion and brought great humor and playfulness to their life together. Jake was born July 24, 1935 in New York City, to Frank A. F. Severance and Frances Vidal (Clarke) Severance. He was the eldest of Frank and Franny’s children, brother to F. Alexander Severance (1939-2015) and Sarah Vidal ‘Tij’ Severance (1940-1981), as ...

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William (Bill) Atkinson - NOV 27, 2023

William (Bill) Atkinson

William “Bill” Atkinson, 71, died at Candler Hospital in Savannah, Georgia on November 27, 2023, after a prolonged illness, with family members at his bedside.  Bill was a force of nature for all who knew him. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, he worked as a banker and small-business consultant for over forty years, and served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Coastal Georgia. He is preceded in death by his mother, Ann Boling Atkinson; and brother, Ted Copland. He is survived by his children, Alex Atkinson and Tori Atkinson Sullivan; their spouses, Heather At ...

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Carol J. Angers - NOV 26, 2023

Carol J. Angers

Carol J. Angers, 78, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2023 in Savannah.  She was born September 17, 1945, in Saginaw, Michigan to Clifford N. Angers, Sr. and Beatrice Wesson Angers. She lived in Savanah for over twenty-five years and was a communicant of the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Clifford N. Angers, Jr. and her nephew, Rusty Angers. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Karen S. Angers, nephew, Kevin Angers, and niece, Kathleen Grymes (Peyton).  A Funeral Mass will be celebra ...

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Lamar Linton AUG 02, 1937 - NOV 26, 2023

Lamar Linton

Lamar Linton was born in Savannah Georgia on August 2, 1937 to William Lonnie and Lillie Mae Alderman Linton. He died on November 26, 2023. He was a graduate of Commercial High School and attended Armstrong Junior College. He served with the 117th air National Guard and was a member of The Elks Lodge, The Cobra Club and The Savannah Softball Club. Lamar was a public accountant most of his life and continued working as a tax consultant after retiring. He also owned several automobile related businesses for a number of years. He was a Golden Gloves Boxer during the 1950s and won numerous titl ...

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John Allen Davis JUN 10, 1959 - NOV 26, 2023

John Allen Davis

John Allen Davis closed out his final trip around the sun on Sunday, November 26th, 2023 at his home in Sunbury, Georgia. Allen was born on June 10th, 1959, the eldest son of four children to Brandt Wilson Davis and Jean Marie Davis. After several years living in Hollywood, Florida, the family moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, where Allen would spend the majority of his childhood. Allen received a Bachelor’s degree in History from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Allen was also a proud member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Allen married the love of his life, Maury Jones Davis, on ...

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Betty Sue "Peggy" Heaps - NOV 24, 2023

Betty Sue

Betty Sue Cameron Heaps, “Peggy” to the many who loved her, 93, of Birmingham, Alabama, and recently of Savannah, Georgia, died on November 24, 2023, after a short battle with complications of diabetic dementia. Peggy was born in 1930 to Addie Cameron and James Cameron in Birmingham. After graduating from Jones Valley High School in 1948, where she excelled at sports and public speaking, Peggy immediately went to work in a Sherwin Williams paint store to help support her family. She later landed successive secretarial positions, eventually working as the indispensable assistant ...

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Charlie Wells JUN 29, 1948 - NOV 24, 2023

Charlie Wells

Charlie Wyman Wells, “Peaches” Born June 29th, 1948 in Gum Branch, Georgia.  Died November 24th, 2023 in Pooler, Georgia.  Charlie Wyman Wells, better known to many as “Peaches”, passed in his sleep in the early hours of November 24th, 2023, at his home, culminating more than a year of increasingly debilitating illness.  He passed restfully, in the company of his beloved wife, Patty.  Charlie was born at the home of his parents in Gum Branch, Georgia.  He attended Bradwell Institute, and went on to college, in early pursuit of a career ...

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Cynthia Denman SEP 20, 1944 - NOV 24, 2023

Cynthia Denman

September 20, 1944-November 24, 2023 Cynthia L. Denman passed into eternity on Friday November 24, 2023 in Savannah Georgia. Cynthia lived most of her life in DeKalb County, Georgia. She attended Skyland Elementary, Cross Keys High, and Shorter College. She was a Christian and loved the imagery of angels in her life. She was a member of the Pilot Club of Atlanta for many years. One of the joys in Cynthia’s life was to become a teacher at Skyland after college. Her last occupation was in retail, managing a location of School Box. While a teacher, she developed a program to teach kin ...

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Nancy Louise Vance Carroll NOV 19, 1926 - NOV 23, 2023

Nancy Louise Vance Carroll

Nancy Louise Vance Carroll, a resident of Savannah, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 23, 2023, in Hospice care at The Oaks at The Marshes of Skidaway Island. Nancy was a loving wife, caring mother, proud grandmother, and a loyal and delightful friend. She was an elegant lady who was immensely positive, a gracious hostess and a competitive bridge player. Nancy was born on November 19, 1926, in Monroe, Louisiana, the daughter of George Raymond and Ella Julia Vance. She was raised in El Dorado, Arkansas, where she graduated from El Dorado High School and went on to graduat ...

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Kathryn (Kathy) Hooper McCurry AUG 08, 1948 - NOV 22, 2023

Kathryn (Kathy) Hooper McCurry

Kathryn “Kathy” Hooper McCurry entered eternal rest on November 22, 2023, after a long and courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). A lifelong Savannahian, Kathy was born at the Telfair Hospital on August 8, 1948, to Edward and Jurelle Hooper. Kathy attended Charles Ellis Elementary School, Richard Arnold Junior High School, and graduated from Savannah High School in 1966.  She attended Georgia Southern College and became the first president of the Delta Lambda Chapter of the Kappa Delta sorority before Graduating in 1970 with her bachelor’s degree ...

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Nancy Mack - NOV 22, 2023

Nancy Mack

Clinton-Nancy J. (Wortman) Mack, 75, passed peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. She is survived by her soulmate, best friend, and beloved husband of 29 years, Edmund J. Mack; their children and spouses, Richard Goyne II & Leanna; Heather Russ & Michael; David Mack & Veronica; adoring grandchildren, Richard Goyne III, Nathaniel Goyne, Lindsey Russ & husband Felipe, Emma Russ, and Arthur Mack. She leaves her brother Michael Wortman & wife Penny; her mother-in-law Stella Mack; brothers & sisters-in-law, Timothy Mack, Kevin ...

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Carol June Carter Bauman JUN 15, 1944 - NOV 22, 2023

Carol June Carter Bauman

Carol June Carter Bauman was delivered into the loving arms of Jesus on November 22, 2023, surrounded by her two children.  She was also met in heaven by her one true love on the day of her 62nd wedding anniversary.  She was born in Savannah, GA to Mr. and Mrs. Levi Carter.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, where she taught many of the Wilmington Island children Sunday School, Bible School, Catechism, and also served on the church council.  She worked as a Construction Reporter for McGraw Hill Dodge and Construction Market Data.  She also served ...

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Betty Hester Fish - NOV 21, 2023

Betty Hester Fish

Betty Hester Fish, 98, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at Azalealand Nursing Home after a short illness.  She was born May 8, 1925, in Savannah to the late Rufus and Berta Mallette Hester.  Mrs. Fish was the manager of the Social Security office in Jacksonville, Florida for many years, and was a member of the Easter Star in Jacksonville.  She was a member of Wilmington Island Methodist Church in Savannah.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, William Bronson Fish, Sr., and her brother and four sisters.  Sh ...

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Jack Paul Patterson - NOV 21, 2023

Jack Paul Patterson

JACK PATTERSON – 1931-2023 – Savannah, GA After living a very full life, overflowing with kindness and love, Jack made his transition to the next phase in his sleep, at home, surrounded by family. He loved mathematics – he held a BA in Education-Math, a MA in Theology from LaSalle College (now University), and a MA from The University of Pittsburgh in Mathematics along with numerous other accomplishments - too many to list. He served as the Executive Director of the St. Fancis Vocational School (Philadelphia), an institution caring for dependent and ne ...

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Christine Fernandez SEP 10, 1947 - NOV 20, 2023

Christine Fernandez

Christine Fernandez was born on September 10, 1947 in England, and passed away peacefully at home with her family on November 20, 2023 in Savannah, GA. Christine was a woman of extraordinary kindness and love. A devoted mother, a supportive wife, and a loving sister, she embodied patience and  exemplified compassion. Her selflessness and putting family before herself, defined her character. Christine found solace in gardening and cherished moments spent with her loved ones. Her unwavering faith in God kept her strong and unshaken during her eight year battle with cancer. Survived by he ...

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Harold B. McCray, Jr. JUL 13, 1937 - NOV 17, 2023

Harold B. McCray, Jr.

Mr. Harold B. McCray, Jr., 86, a native and lifelong resident of Savannah, passed away Friday, November 17, 2023. He was born July 13, 1937, son of the late Harold B. McCray, Sr., and Mary Hearn McCray, and was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Brandenburg McCray and partner Pat Parham. Mr. McCray owned and operated Central Parking on State Street and was a longtime vendor at Keller’s Flea Market. Surviving are his children, Mark Wright and his daughter Jennifer of Florida, Steven Wright of Savannah, Christine Wright of Kansas, Stephen Roberts (Sarah) and their daughter, Jordan all ...

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Helen Patrick JUN 04, 1919 - NOV 16, 2023

Helen Patrick

Mrs. Helen Patrick, 104, of Savannah, passed away, Thursday, November 16, 2023. She was native of Savannah, born June 4, 1919, daughter of the late Lee Quicy Herring and Ruby May Adams Herring.   The funeral will be at 11:00. Monday, November 20, 2023, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour before the serivice. Interment will follow in Bonaventure Cemetery   ...

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William Alexander (Alex) Brannen, III OCT 18, 1947 - NOV 16, 2023

William Alexander (Alex) Brannen, III

William Alexander Brannen III – “Alex” – passed away quietly on the evening of November 16th, 2023. He was born October 18th, 1947 in Savannah, GA, to Savannah natives William Alexander Brannen, Jr. and Dorothy Schuster Brannen. His younger brother (predeceased) was John Schuster Brannen. Sparking a series of international adventures and relationships, Alex married Watffa Saide Jattin Chadid from Lorica, Colombia. He is survived by his son, William (Billy) Alexander Brannen IV; daughter, Salua Mariana Brannen; grandchildren Niina Saide, Felipe Elí ...

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Samuel Gerald Kitchell JUN 04, 1946 - NOV 15, 2023

Samuel Gerald Kitchell

Samuel Gerald Kitchell, 77, died peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday, November 15, 2023. His wife of 52 years, Pam, was by his side. Jerry spent most of his life making strangers smile and friends laugh. Always a prankster he loved pulling his mother’s leg, and making Pam roll her eyes. Born and raised in Savannah, GA to John Gardner Kitchell Sr. and Miriam Surrency Kitchell on June 4, 1946, Jerry lived his entire life in Savannah with the exception of two years he proudly served in the United States Army.     A hard worker, Jerry retired in 2021 as the own ...

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Nancy K. Flood JAN 25, 1941 - NOV 15, 2023

Nancy K. Flood

Nancy K. Flood, 82, died peacefully on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 with her loving husband by her side. The only child of the late David King and Frances Barrett King Glines was born in Savannah on January 25, 1941. Nancy was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was active in her Circle of the Women of ELCA. She enjoyed a long and successful career in Savannah as a real estate agent, and was a former member of the Savannah Board of Realtors. Nancy was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her family was her passion, and she will be de ...

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Robert Armand (Jojo) Deleon NOV 04, 1963 - NOV 14, 2023

Robert Armand (Jojo) Deleon

Robert Armand “Jojo” Deleon, 60, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 in Savannah, Georgia surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born on November 4, 1963 in San Fernando City, La Union Philippines. He was the youngest and only son to the late Remedio and Lourdes Deleon. Robert was a kind, caring and loving husband and father. He was a hardworking and dedicated co-worker. In the Philippines, Robert worked as a medical representative for Westmont Pharmaceuticals and as a sales representative for Pepsi Company. He immigrated to the United States in 2003 and worked ...

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Louis Calvin Young, Jr. SEP 13, 1935 - NOV 14, 2023

Louis Calvin Young, Jr.

Louis Calvin Young, Jr. died peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on September 13, 1935 to the late Louis Calvin Young and Lois Barnes Young. Louis’s passion was his family. Affectionately known to his grandchildren as Deda, Louis was a loving and devoted father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a longtime member of Isle of Hope United Methodist Church and The Savannah Golf Club where he enjoyed playing cards. He also was a member of the Chatham Club, where he paid his dues faithfull ...

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John Richard Strieter - NOV 13, 2023

John Richard Strieter

John Richard Strieter entered Heaven on November 13, 2023 in Savannah GA. He was born September 30th, 1929 in Rock Island Illinois, the son of Marie Henrietta Allenbach and Martin Ernst Strieter. He attended Immanuel Lutheran School, Rock Island IL, Rock Island Senior High School, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL and graduated from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL in 1953 with a B.S., Industrial Engineering. He served in the U.S. Army Ordnance from 1953-1955. In 1956 he founded the Strieter Corporation and in 1966 built the Strieter Office and Professional Building at 1200 18th Avenu ...

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Verona Kendall MAR 03, 1944 - NOV 12, 2023

Verona Kendall

Verona Kendall, age 79, passed away on November 12, 2023, in Savannah, Georgia. Verona was born on March 3, 1944, in Pensacola, Florida. She was intelligent, strong-willed, caring, and empathetic. She was a loving mother and Grandmother. Verona is survived by her daughter, Ashley M. Kendall, and her grandson, Casey Jobe. She was preceded in death by her father, George R. Gillette, her mother, Evelyn B. Gillette, her daughter, Alyssa M. Kendall, and her husband, Charles W. Kendall Jr. Verona attended Escambia High School and went on to study at The Ballet Russe and the American Academy ...

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Nancy Jean Bentz - NOV 12, 2023

Nancy Jean Bentz

Nancy Jean Bentz, born Hoh, went on to join her recently departed husband, Edward Bentz, on  Sunday November 12th, 2023. The grief of her loss coupled with a recently discovered brain tumor brought Nancy back into the arms of all those that have gone before her. Nancy is survived by her three children, Tiffany, Courtney, and Nick, as well as her four step-children, Michael, Donna, Ted, and Stephen. From this interwoven family, she was also lovingly known as Nana to over sixteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She was born in Middletown, Ohio on June 13th, 1945 to Glori ...

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Thomas Marvin Moore OCT 21, 1946 - NOV 11, 2023

Thomas Marvin Moore

Thomas Marvin Moore, age 77, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2023 surrounded by family and friends at Hospice Savannah.  Tom was born October 21, 1946 in Metter, Georgia to Otis and Ouida Moore. He moved to Savannah in 1948. Tom graduated from Savannah High School in 1965. In 1968, on December 6th, Tom married Davetta Ball Moore. The two were life long partners, just a month shy of their 55th wedding anniversary. They spent most of their life together on Wilmington Island. He is survived by his wife Davetta Moore; daughter Kelli Garcia (Jae); son Phillip Moore (April); grandchild ...

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Richard Heyward Ellis - NOV 10, 2023

Richard Heyward Ellis

Richard Heyward Ellis passed peacefully from this earth on November 10, 2023 in the loving home of his son and daughter-in-law. He was additionally tended to with great care and professionalism by Hospice Savannah and Shay Hazel. Dick as he was called from an early age was the son of the late Raymond Grant Ellis and Helen Trapier Ellis. Dick was born in Glenside, PA. His parents met as students at Drexel University studying Fine Art. Dick's parents passed their genes for the love of the arts on to their four children, Margaret Ellis Dando, Jean Ellis Hoffman, Raymond Grant Ellis, and Ri ...

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Lauren Leah Mitchell - NOV 09, 2023

Lauren Leah Mitchell

Lauren Leah Mitchell, 70, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2023, at her home with her family by her side.  The native and lifelong resident of Savannah was a retired Occupational/Physical Therapist at Memorial Health.  Having graduated from Johnson High School she continued her education at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.  She retired fully after her diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2020.  She was a communicant of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Lauren is survived by her brother, Richard Owen Mitchell (Barbara) of Savannah, two nieces, Madison Alexandra Mitc ...

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Anthony Louis Valenti JUL 04, 1940 - NOV 09, 2023

Anthony Louis Valenti

Tony (as most everyone knew him) was born July 4th ,1940 in Savannah, Georgia to Dominick Valenti and Rosa Fasola Valenti.  He was the fourth of six children (Mary, Catherine, Roy, Anthony, Gloria, & Angela).  He attended Benedictine Military school, class of 1960 where he was captain of the prize drill team.  Following Benedictine, he received military engineering and communication training as part of Savannah vocational school.  He then joined the manned space program in Florida in 1962, then known as the USAF/RCA missile test project as launch support for manned spac ...

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Sally McCaughan SEP 20, 1930 - NOV 09, 2023

Sally McCaughan

Sally McCaughan, 93, a native of Clarksdale, MS. and a resident of Savannah, GA, died Thursday November 9, 2023. Born September 20, 1930, Sally was the widow of Joe McCaughan and daughter of Hu and Sally Wilie of Clarksdale, MS. She graduated from Clarksdale High School in 1948 and attended Marjorie Webster Junior College in Washington, D.C. After graduating from Marjorie Webster, she briefly attended the University of Alabama before returning home to marry her high school sweetheart, Joe. They were married 68 years. In 1960 Sally and Joe and their family left Clarksdale to follow Joe&rs ...

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Steven W. Beischl AUG 23, 1956 - NOV 07, 2023

Steven W. Beischl

Steven William Beischl, 67, passed away on November 7th due to a long illness. Steven was born on August 23, 1957. He is survived by his longtime partner, Kay Haymans, his daughter Samantha Beischl and his honorary son R.C. Heymans. Step children Kelly Haymans and Dana Williams. His mother Beverly Jean Graham and James Edward Graham. His sister's Jaime Graham Brewer, Patricia Louise Farra, Brothers, Mark Anthony Beischl, James E Graham Junior. Nieces Rebecca Beischl, Christina DeWitt, Nephews, Brian Gorlesky, Mark Henry Beischl, Michael Ray Brewer Jr, Lucas Caleb Brewer, Matthew Ti ...

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Manuel “Manolo” García-Meléndez - NOV 07, 2023

Manuel “Manolo” García-Meléndez

Manuel “Manolo” García-Meléndez, 88, died of natural causes on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA, surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his parents, Francisco “Paco” García del Castillo of Granada, Nicaragua, and Rosa Meléndez Ramírez of San Salvador, El Salvador, his sister Flora “Florita” García Early (Richard A.) and half-sister Emilia García de Orea (Jorge).  He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Ercel Jo Anne (Burks) García-Meléndez and h ...

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Thomas Frederick Barnes - NOV 05, 2023

Thomas Frederick Barnes

Port Wentworth, GA Thomas Frederick Barnes, 65, husband of Virginia “Ginger” Waldrop, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2023 at his home in Port Wentworth, GA with his family by his side. He was born February 20, 1958 in Dublin, Ohio to the late Walter and Dorothy LeVan Barnes.  Mr. Barnes served his country in the U.S. Army, retiring after twenty years.   In addition to his wife, Ginger Waldrop, he is survived by many other family members in Ohio. He will be buried in the National Cemetery in Ohio at a later date. ...

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Mary Ann Myers AUG 22, 1939 - NOV 04, 2023

Mary Ann Myers

Mary Ann Myers, 84, passed away on November 4, 2023, in Savannah, Georgia. She was born in Anderson, SC, to I. Ligan and Eula Mae McCurley. Mary Ann, also known as Mary, was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mary Ann is survived by Michael and Debra, Chris and Therese and their families. Mary Ann was preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Ann Myers, in 1959, and her husband, Galen Norris Myers, in 1989, her brothers Euford, Inman “Pete”, Wade, James W., and her sister Edna Franks. She will be reunited with them in eternity, along with her parents a ...

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Hobart L. Manley, Jr. - NOV 03, 2023

Hobart L. Manley, Jr.

Hobart passed peacefully from this life to his Heavenly home on November 3, after enjoying nearly 97 years on this Earth.  He was at home, surrounded by his family. Hobart was born in Savannah, Georgia on December 20, 1926 to Hobart Leslie Manley, Sr. and Flossie Anderson Manley.  He is survived by his best friend, confidant, and loving wife of more than 67 years, Marilyn Cubbedge Manley and his son, Hobart L. Manley, III (Terri), daughter Marjorie Manley Ashburn (Wick), grandchildren Frances Erin Manley, Hobart L. Manley, IV (Christy), Leslie Ashburn Cook (Adam), Rosalind Carlyen ...

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Dr. Gian Singh Ghuman JUL 07, 1929 - NOV 03, 2023

Dr. Gian Singh Ghuman

Gian Singh Ghuman July 7, 1929 – November 3, 2023 Dr. Gian Singh Ghuman peacefully passed away November 3, 2023, after a long and blessed life. He is preceded in death by his wife Sital and his son Jaspaul. He is survived by his sons; Tarlochan (Teach) and Mintoo, his daughter-in-heart, Connie; his grandchildren, Alyssa and Everett; his brother, Mohinder, his sister, Nasib, and somewhere in the neighborhood of 30 nieces and nephews. He was born in the Barchuhi village in the Punjab state of India and grew up in the style of farm life. He excelled in academic endeavors which became ...

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Harriet Levine MAY 02, 1934 - NOV 02, 2023

Harriet Levine

Harriet Levine (nee Dolin), beloved wife of the late Harvey Levine; devoted mother of Marcia Levine (deceased), Debra Levine Levison (Bruce deceased.), Richard Levine (Brenda) and Michael Levine (Laura); cherished grandmother of Ian Levison (Ilona Laritsky), Benjamin Levison (Leslie), Andrea, Matthew, Emma and Harrison Levine; loving great grandmother of Ava, Elle and Adam. A graveside  service will be held at 1:00pm, Tuesday at Bonaventure Cemetery. Family suggests contributions to the charity of choice. ...

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Timothy G. Shaffer - NOV 01, 2023

Timothy G. Shaffer

Timothy Gordon Shaffer, 63, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was born September 30, 1960, in Louisville, Kentucky to Frances Lynn Clark Williams and the late David Gordon Shaffer. Tim graduated in 1978 from Western High School in Louisville. After that, he enlisted in the Army, and was proud to serve as an Army Ranger for 4 years with the 1/75th Ranger Battalion. He then spent the rest of his 22 years with the Army with the 24th Infantry Division. After retiring from the Army in 2000, he worked as a land surveyor in Ri ...

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Mary Ann Collins Haslam Butler - OCT 30, 2023

Mary Ann Collins Haslam Butler

Mary Ann Collins Haslam Butler, 91, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2023. A native Savannahian, she was born on June 23, 1932 to Cecilia Cassidy Collins and James Joseph Collins. She attended Blessed Sacrament School and graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy in 1950. She married Lincoln Nelson Haslam in 1952 and they had five children. After he died in 1974, she married Charles “Buddy” Butler in 1977 combining her five children with his five children. They were married for 35 years until his death in 2012. Mary Ann loved her family, friends, Irish heritage, Catholic f ...

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Callie Rose Woods Wiggins APR 27, 1946 - OCT 30, 2023

Callie Rose Woods Wiggins

Callie Rose Woods Wiggins, 77, died peacefully on Monday, October 30, 2023 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Stateboro. Callie was born in Swainsboro, the eldest daughter of the late Margaret Charlene Hobbs Woods and the late George W. Woods. Callie secretly married the love of her life and best friend, James "Buddy" Elzy Wiggins just prior to her graduation from Swainsboro High School in 1964. They enjoyed 53 years of wedded bliss until Buddy’s death in 2017. Buddy and Callie’s happiest moments were welcoming in the world their THREE children, eight grandchildren, and ...

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Betty Sue Stephens JAN 17, 1934 - OCT 29, 2023

Betty Sue Stephens

Betty Sue Stephens, 89, passed away at her home on October 29, 2023 on Skidaway Island, GA. She was born on January 17th, 1934 in Butts County, GA to Mr. Charles Millard and Bessie Rose Tomlin. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Harry Richard Stephens, sons Andrew Patrick Stephens (Traci) and Harry Mark Stephens (Deborah), grandsons, Tony Stephens (Kristy), Jacob Stephens, (Olivia), Cole Stephens, (Katie), and Jackson Stephens (Karrie).  Granddaughters Amanda Odom (John), Suzie Burns (Wilson), Emily Stephens, Caroline Laughlin (Brian), and Natalie Viall (Nick). Great Grandchil ...

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Irene "Renie" Muhvich - OCT 26, 2023


Renie rejoined her Lord and heavenly friends on October, 26, 2023. She passed at home, as was her adamant wish, surrounded by family and her dear earthly friends. Irene was born in Ely, Minnesota relocating to Savannah in 1985. She had many roles and outreaches that she participated in, but her greatest role was that of an educator to her many, many students over the years. After earning her Ph.D. from Harvard University, she remained a sponge for information and learning while at the same time a fountain of knowledge to anyone and everyone around her. She was a longtime member of St. Fr ...

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Terry Timmons, PhD SEP 13, 1942 - OCT 26, 2023

Terry Timmons, PhD

In Loving Memory Dr. Terry Kramer Timmons, 81, of Tybee Island, GA, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2023.  Born September 13, 1942, in Mineola, NY, he was the son of the late Mr. William (Ted) Timmons and Mrs. Frances (Fran) Timmons and the younger brother of Eleanor (Ellie) Resciniti. Terry graduated from Herricks High School, located in New Hyde Park, NY. Terry received his Bachelor of Science degree from the New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University. At Syracuse, he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He moved to &nbs ...

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Lucy Merry Neville MAR 11, 1929 - OCT 26, 2023

Lucy Merry Neville

Lucy Neville, 94 of Savannah, Ga, passed away on October 26th, 2023. She passed comfortably after an extended battle with respiratory issues while living with family in Lake Mary, FL. Lucy was born on March 11, 1929 to Frank and Ollie Merry in Savannah. In 1944 she married Charlton B. Neville and went on to have four children, Merry, JoAnn, Janet, and Richard. Their marriage continued for 64 years until CB’s death in 2008. During that time, they lived 35 years in Savannah and were strong members of the local shrimping community. Lucy is survived by her daughters Joann and Janet ...

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Bobby Ray Carter - OCT 25, 2023

Bobby Ray Carter

Bobby Ray Carter, 85, of Savannah, GA, passed away October 25, 2023, peacefully at home under the care of Hospice and surrounded by loved ones. He was predeceased by brothers, John and James Carter, sister, Betty Hendrix, and daughter, Terry Parker Morrison. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Geri Carter, and lovingly remembered by sons, Derek (Teresa Coulter) Carter, Greg (Angie) Bennett, grandchildren, Ashley Parker, and Gracyn Bennett, nieces and nephews, Sheila (Rudy) Burcham, Edward (Sherrie) Hendrix, and Robert (Vicki) Hendrix. Bob graduated from Commercial High Scho ...

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Charles R. Scobee Jr. - OCT 25, 2023

Charles R. Scobee Jr.

Charles R. Scobee departed from this world peacefully on October 25th, surrounded by his beloved family. Charles dedicated 25 years of his life to the United States Navy, where he served with great honor and distinction, ultimately retiring with the rank of Commander. Following his military career, he continued to serve in a different capacity, faithfully safeguarding the community as the Chief of Security at the Landings for an impressive 21 years. He leaves behind a legacy that is cherished by his devoted wife, Barbara, her two sons, their families, and his loving daughter and her fami ...

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Algis J. Skoudas - OCT 23, 2023

Algis J. Skoudas

Algis J. Skoudas died suddenly and unexpectedly on October 23, 2023 at the age of 78.  A service will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Dekalb, Illinois, his home of many years, although Georgia has been his home recently.  The Mass will be 10:00 a.m. on November 7, 2023. Algis was born in Germany during WWII.  He spent his first early years there with his family after they had fled their home in Lithuania.  Algis (Al) was known for his loyalty to old friends, as well as for his welcome of new friends throughout his life.  Among his best friends is Labrador R ...

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Nancy Gamble Bromley - OCT 22, 2023

Nancy Gamble Bromley

For livestreaming of the service, please click on the following link. Nancy Gamble Bromley, died peacefully at home on Sunday, October 22, 2023.  A Memorial Service will be held Friday, October 27, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church with The Rev. Meg Procopio, and Rev. Stephen Grantham, officiating.  Burial will be in the church garden. In honor of Nancy’s colorful and full life, we would request that everyone try to wear something colorful to the funeral service in her honor.   NAN ...

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Gary M. Schubert NOV 15, 1942 - OCT 21, 2023

Gary M. Schubert

  Gary Melvin Schubert Gary Melvin Schubert, 80, died peacefully October 21, 2023 under Hospice care at Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born November 15, 1942 in Dayton Ohio, the son of the late Dr. Melvin Joseph Schubert and Dolores Isabel Porter Schubert. He graduated from Oakwood High School in Dayton and from TriState University in Angola, Indiana. Upon graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served in Viet Nam until 1968, attaining the rank of Captain. He was in the construction business in Dayton and moved to Savannah in the early 1970&rsqu ...

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Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah “Jerry” Kelley (Ret.) JUN 10, 1934 - OCT 20, 2023

Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah “Jerry” Kelley (Ret.)

Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah “Jerry” Christopher Kelley (Ret.) passed away peacefully on October 20, 2023 under hospice care on Wilmington Island in Savannah, Georgia. Jerry was born in Mitchell, Georgia on June 10, 1934 to Sara and Horace Kelley. He later graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation, he was commissioned to the United States Air Force. He was a pilot in the MATS Division and flew C-130 planes. He retired from the military to Savannah, Georgia, and worked for the City of Savannah as an Engineer prior t ...

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Phyllis “Hamrick” Polly - OCT 20, 2023

Phyllis “Hamrick” Polly

Phyllis Polly died peacefully on October 20, 2023. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. ...

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William Hill Wright JUL 28, 1939 - OCT 20, 2023

William Hill Wright

William (Bill) Wright passed peacefully in the arms of his beloved wife of 61 years, Alice (Friz) Wright, on October 20, 2023, at his home in Savannah, Georgia. He was surrounded by their sons, Hank and Darren, and their daughter, Laura.   Bill was born July 28, 1939, in Huron, South Dakota and grew up in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. While he was an avid Boomer Sooner fan, his folks wanted new experiences for him, so he left Okmulgee for Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. 4 years later, with a BA in Economics and his new bride, Friz, he immediately went into the army and set up a home in ...

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James Robert Garrison, Sr. - OCT 20, 2023

James Robert Garrison, Sr.

James Robert Garrison, Sr., CLU, MHP, died on October 20, 2023. He was surrounded by his family, after an extended struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Mr. Garrison was born August 29, 1947, in Charlotte, N.C. to Raymond Sloan Garrison and Madge Sullivan Garrison. He and wife, Jane, grew up together in Belmont, N.C., living only five blocks apart.  They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year. James graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He enjoyed a successful, 50-year career in the insurance industry, beginning with Liberty Life Insuranc ...

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Sara Jane Thompson - OCT 19, 2023

Sara Jane Thompson

Sara Jane Green Thompson, 82, passed away on October 18, 2023, at home in Savannah, Georgia surrounded by her family and after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  Sara was born in Kellogg, Iowa, was the daughter of James and Norine Green, and grew up in Madison, Wisconsin.  Sara was a graduate of West High School in Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Sara was a physical therapist at a hospital in Canton, Georgia for many years and loved caring for her many patients.             Sar ...

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Dudley Augustus Cheney NOV 20, 1936 - OCT 19, 2023

Dudley Augustus Cheney

Dudley Augustus "Gus" Cheney, Sr. went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 19, 2023. The funeral and burial will be private. The family would like to express our appreciation to the staff of Candler Hospital - ER, ICU, PCU, and 6th floor, the wonderful staff at Hospice Savannah, and to the many friends and acquaintances for their attentiveness during this time - the cards, calls, prayers, and many acts of kindness and concern. We have been greatly blessed. Gus, enjoy the reunion with your family and friends!!!! See you later!!!! ...

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Barbara Smith - OCT 19, 2023

Barbara Smith

BARBARA ELAINE SMITH Barbara E. Smith, age 83, died October 19, 2023, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Georgia, surrounded by her husband and two sons. Barbara was born January 22, 1940, to Marc and June Guy, in Hartford, Connecticut, and grew up in Watervliet, New York, graduating from Watervliet High School in 1958.  She graduated from the Berkley Business College in White Plains, New York, and began a 10-year career with Mobil Oil Corporation in White Plains, New York, and at their corporate headquarters in New York City where she met her husband, Robert F. Smith.  ...

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David (Rick) Richard Smith, III - OCT 19, 2023

David (Rick) Richard Smith, III

David Richard “Rick” Smith, III of Savannah, GA, formerly of Rye, NY, and Wellesley, MA, died peacefully in his home on October 19th after a courageous two-year battle with ALS. Rick was born in East Walpole, MA, in 1958 to the late Shirley March Smith and David Richard Smith, Jr. He graduated from Milton Academy, Vassar College, and received his M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University. He enjoyed a successful career in institutional investment management as a portfolio manager, retiring from DWS Group in New York as a Managing Director in 2022. He previously worked at MFS Investme ...

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Thomas L. Odom, Jr. NOV 20, 1939 - OCT 18, 2023

Thomas L. Odom, Jr.

Thomas Leo Odom, Jr., 83, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at Hospice House.  He was born November 20, 1939, in Savannah, GA to the late Thomas L. Odom, Sr. and Anna Louise Odom.   Mr. Odom was an active parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  He owned and operated Odom Electric, Inc. for many years.  He was a member of the German County Club, the Knights of Columbus, and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.  Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Sandra M. Odom, three children, Joey and wife Patty, Johnny and wife Lynn, and Dawn.  Also ...

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Joseph Laurence Miller FEB 02, 1964 - OCT 18, 2023

Joseph Laurence Miller

Joseph Laurence Miller (Joe), 59, passed away on Wednesday, October 18 following a brief illness.  Born and raised in Savannah, he graduated Sol C Johnson High School and went on to attend Virginia Tech University, Appalachian State University, and North Carolina State University where he earned his doctorate degree in Chemistry. Joe lived in Greenville, NC while working at DSM Pharmaceuticals. He fought with multiple sclerosis for more than twenty-five years but always kept a positive outlook on life. He was active in the Oakmont Baptist Church in Greenville and served the music progr ...

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Campbell (Cam) A. King, III FEB 06, 1943 - OCT 18, 2023

Campbell (Cam) A. King, III

Campbell "Cam" Anderson King III, 80, died peacefully on Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Cam was born in Kingsport, Tennessee in 1943. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from Clemson University. From there he served as an officer in the United States Army for three years, stationed at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. He became a licensed architect and was a retired partner with Barnard & King Architects.  Cam was a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of Savannah and Habitat for Humanity. He was a board member of CARC, Inc. (now the Kicklighter Resource ...

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Daniel Frank Porter OCT 28, 1960 - OCT 17, 2023

Daniel Frank Porter

Daniel "Danny" Porter, 62, passed away peacefully on October 17, 2023. Danny was born in Lincoln, Nebraska to the late Adelle Porter and William C. Porter. He was preceded in death by his brother Bill Porter. He is survived by his son Kevin (Jessica) Porter, grandchildren Camden and Adelaide Porter brothers Jimmy (Susan), John (Tammy), and Rob (Karen), sisters Leigh (Gilbert), Stacy (John), and Paige, and numerous nieces, nephews, and lifelong friends. Danny was a beloved bartender at Spanky's DeSoto, and the Quarter and never missed a Braves game. A celebration of Da ...

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Carolyn Elizabeth "Betty" Miles JUN 02, 1945 - OCT 16, 2023

Carolyn Elizabeth

Carolyn Elizabeth “Betty” Roberds Miles passed away peacefully, on October 16, 2023.  Betty was a loving and caring mother and grandmother to James and Karlie Miles.  Betty was devoted to her work of 45 years to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Betty was a native of Savannah, GA where she enjoyed spending her free time working in her yard, taking daily walks outside to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine and visiting the Roberds Dairy Farm.  Betty is preceded in death by parents Miles Buckner Roberds Sr and Maxine Gibson Roberds, her broth ...

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Michael Hoang MAY 23, 2003 - OCT 16, 2023

Michael Hoang

Michael Hoang, 20, of Savannah, passed away Monday, October 16, 2023. The Mass of  Christian Burial will be at 11:00, Friday, October 27, 2023, at Saint. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Interment will be in the Catholic Cemetery. ...

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Charlotte Morris Hughey FEB 24, 1940 - OCT 15, 2023

Charlotte Morris Hughey

On October 15, 2023, Charlotte Morris Hughey of Savannah was called home at the age of 83. Born in Delmar, Maryland to George Francis Morris and Nellie Littleton Morris.   She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland with her parents and two older brothers, Charles Robert and Francis Lynn. A loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother, she exemplified the spirit of always continuing to learn. She attended college in her forties and earned her bachelor’s degree at National College of Education in four years while working full time in human resources and raising her family. She we ...

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David Frederick Burr - OCT 14, 2023

David Frederick Burr

David Frederick Burr, 88, passed away on October 14, 2023, in Savannah, Georgia. He was born in Akron, Ohio on March 29, 1935, and grew up with two sisters, Arlene and Carolyn. David, known to his loved ones as ‘Dave’, was a kind, generous, down to earth, and positive individual. He had a passion for the outdoors and was an avid athlete. Dave had an entrepreneurial spirit and a sharp business mind. Dave attended Miami University of Ohio for his higher education and later earned a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin. He had a successful career working at Allis Cha ...

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Barbara Lemanski Perry - OCT 14, 2023

Barbara Lemanski Perry

Barbara Lemanski Perry, 84, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2023 at her home with her family by her side. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.   ...

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Elmer Rios, Jr. NOV 18, 2001 - OCT 14, 2023

Elmer Rios, Jr.

Elmer A. Ríos Jr., estudiante universitario y contratista local, falleció inesperadamente el Sábado 14 de Octubre de 2023 a la edad de 21 años. Elmer nació en Charlotte, Carolina del Norte, el 18 de Noviembre de 2001. Elmer y su familia se mudaron a Savannah, GA, el 7 de Julio de 2013. Elmer estaba trabajando para obtener su licenciatura en Administración de la Construcción en Georgia Southern University. Elmer era estudiante de tercer año en la universidad, jugaba fútbol intramuros en GSU y era copropietario de una empresa d ...

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Mary-Nelson Hoornstra JUL 29, 1931 - OCT 13, 2023

Mary-Nelson Hoornstra

Mary-Nelson Coleman Campbell Hoornstra completed a life of service and community-building and was called home by God on Friday, October 13, 2023, at the Marshes on Skidaway Island at the age of 92.  Mary-Nelson was born in Charles Town, West Virginia on July 29, 1931, the second daughter of Nelson A. Coleman and Elsie Davis Coleman. She graduated from Charles Town High School in 1949 and Mary Washington College (now the University of Mary Washington) in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1953. After a tour of Europe upon graduation from college, Mary-Nelson settled in Detroit, Michi ...

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Theresa Marie Black - OCT 09, 2023

Theresa Marie Black

Theresa Marie Puder Black, 63, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 9th 2023, in her home while being surrounded by her loving family.  Theresa was born in Savannah, GA and was one of five children to Joseph and Julia Puder. She attended St. James Catholic School and graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy in 1978. Theresa enjoyed a dedicated 30+ year career as a paralegal for various attorneys in the Savannah community.  Theresa married her soulmate, Ricky Black, in April of 1982 and the two of them welcomed their only child, Amanda, into the world in February 199 ...

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Gregory D. Whiddon, Sr. - OCT 09, 2023

Gregory D. Whiddon, Sr.

Gregory Drexel Whiddon, known to many as Grego, passed away on October 9, 2023, at the age of 65 in Macon, GA. He was born on February 24, 1958, in Marietta, GA. Grego was a beloved member of his community and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Grego is survived by his Sons, Gregory Drexel Whiddon "Drex" and Austin Linwood Whiddon (Vicky) and granddaughter Evelyn. Brother Kenneth Lane Whiddon (Catherine) Neices Christine (Joseph Frank) and Elizabeth (Robert McNew) He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosa Alyce Hurst Whiddon, his father, William Drexel Whiddon, an ...

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Bryan Michael Julian - OCT 09, 2023

Bryan Michael Julian

Bryan Michael Julian, 64, known by his family and friends as “Sweet T”, of Savannah, passed away Monday, October 9, 2023. He was born August 31, 1959, Warren, Michigan, son of Warner Frank Julian and Betty Lou Pine Julian. He was a member of Union Local 188. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Bryan was a chef and loved to cook for his family and friends. He dearly loved his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and especially Jesus. He is survived by his children, Danielle, Bryan, Joshua, James (Kayla), Miriam, Nicky, and Serenity. Also surviving are his grandc ...

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Richard Oland Lee APR 23, 1934 - OCT 08, 2023

Richard Oland Lee

Richard Oland Lee, 89, of Tybee Island passed away on October 8, 2023. Born in Savannah in 1934, Richard spent many summers playing on Turner’s Creek where his grandfather was the bridge tender. After a stint on an aircraft carrier during the Korean War, Richard moved to Maryland where his mother and brothers lived. It was there that he met the love of his life, Inge, while she was working for the German Embassy. After a successful career as a contractor in the Washington D.C. area, Richard and Inge moved to Tybee Island in 1979 where he continued his successful career in Property Manage ...

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Timothy Stuart Robinson OCT 10, 1969 - OCT 08, 2023

Timothy Stuart Robinson

TIMOTHY STUART ROBINSON born October 10, 1969, passed away on October 8, 2023 at the age of 53. He joins his father, John E. Robinson, nephew Cody Norton, and great niece Penelope (Penny), along with several aunts in Heaven. He is survived by the love of his life whom he's shared with for the past 27 years, Clayton Riley, his mother Lora Carter, (Allen) and two sisters, Debbie Robinson and Cindy Norton (Rick), nephew/brother, Scott Robinson(Liz), two nieces Heather Clark and Marinna Morris (Donnie), and great nieces Baylee, Kendall, Kacie, Emilia(Milli), Mia, Madeline, and one great nep ...

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James Charlie Connelly, Jr. FEB 15, 1947 - OCT 08, 2023

James Charlie Connelly, Jr.

James Charlie Connelly Jr. Jim passed away Sunday October 8, 2023. Born in Painted Post New York (1947), Jim was predeceased by his parents, James and Gene Ann (Martindell) Connelly, both WWII Navy Veterans, and brother William (Bill). Connelly.  He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Karen (Jackson), and sons, Brian (Michelle Lehr) and Andrew (Amanda).  He leaves behind his beloved grandchildren, Sarah (Martinez), Lilli, Abilene, and Anica.  After the death of his mother in 1964, Jim moved from Rochester, New York to Savannah to live with his Uncle (Edward Connelly) and ...

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Gloria Dillon MAR 19, 1930 - OCT 07, 2023

Gloria Dillon

Gerry B. Dillon passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones at the Beautiful age of 93. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, the Honorable Judge Lawrence Graham Dillon. No gentler spirit is to be found. Gerry always saw and appreciated the best in people. She lit a light in the hearts of all who knew her. No one left her company without feeling both blessed and inspired. If asked about her joys in life she would surely tell you about "Her Girls". She called her twin daughters her greatest blessings yet indeed they were truly the blessed o ...

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Braedan Steven Pence MAY 13, 2002 - OCT 07, 2023

Braedan Steven Pence

Braedan Steven Pence was born on May 13, 2002 in Savannah, GA  and passed away October 7, 2023 at his home, in Savannah.   He is survived by his parents, Julie and Steve Pence, his brother Austin Pence, Grandmother Janet Pence, Uncles Brad Pence (Celia), Bill Newman (Debbie), Tim Newman (Janine) and Aunt Elizabeth Roth. Loving cousins Jazmin Jara, Ismael Newman, Kallie Pence, Jessica Roth, Chelsie Roth, Kyle Roth, and nephew, Danny Newman.  There are not adequate words to show appreciation for his home nurses. Bonnie, Nichole, Rose, Carolina and Jennifer could not have bee ...

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Thomas Robert McWhorter SEP 24, 1935 - OCT 07, 2023

Thomas Robert McWhorter

Thomas Robert McWhorter, 88, of Savannah, Georgia died peacefully on Saturday, October 7, 2023. He was born in St. Joseph, Missouri. He grew up in Virginia, son of James Alexander McWhorter and Myra Perkins McWhorter, graduating from Virginia’s Massanutten Military Academy. There, he was on the rifle team, garnering many sharpshooter awards. In 1957, Tom earned his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and went on to complete his Master of Science in Sanitary Engineering from GT, where he was inducted into Chi Epsilon, a National Civil Engineering Hono ...

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Grace Mikel Wallace (Marvelous Mickey) MAY 07, 1936 - OCT 05, 2023

Grace Mikel Wallace (Marvelous Mickey)

Grace Mikel Wallace better known as Marvelous Mickey, to anyone meeting  her for less than a minute, passed away October 5, 2023, with her loving family around her.  She was born May 7, 1936, in Augusta, Georgia, to William Augustus Wallace and Grace Corley Wallace Lanier. Mickey grew up in Savannah, Georgia and graduated from Savannah High School in 1954.  She was highly adventurous in her early teen years, even riding her bicycle alone to Augusta, GA before being escorted to a sheriff's office to await the parents. She joined the Navy WAVES in 1954 and left for Brunswic ...

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Willis Bruce Gabbitas AUG 23, 1946 - OCT 04, 2023

Willis Bruce Gabbitas

Willis Bruce Gabbitas, of Savannah, Georgia, died at his home the evening of Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at the age of 77.    Bruce was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Wilvan and Andrew Bruce Gabbitas. He proudly attended Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, and the University of Michigan for his BA and MBA. Bruce spent his retirement pursuing his loves of travel and golf with his longest love, Bari. We will long remember his dedication to his family and friends, and we know he still remembers the 79 he shot earlier this year.    He is survived by his wife of ...

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Barbara Ann G. White APR 06, 1941 - OCT 04, 2023

Barbara Ann G. White

Barbara Griffin White earned her wings on  Wednesday October 4, 2023. She was 82 years young.  Barbara was born and raised in Savannah and a graduate of Savannah High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip T.  White Sr.  and her son, Phillip T. White Jr.  She is survived by two sons, Eric White (Monica) and John White (Nancy);  grandchildren, Greg White (Stephanie), Joshua Lord, Brittany Heck and Cal White; great-grandchildren, Joshua and Zoey; sisters, Ellen Davis (Hinton), Shirley Saxon, Nora Reid, and Carol Lane (Tommy); and a multitude ...

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John (Chat) Chatham Howard, Jr. AUG 02, 1942 - OCT 04, 2023

John (Chat) Chatham Howard, Jr.

John Chatham Howard, Jr. “Chat”  passed peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. A native Savannahian, Chat grew up in the Parkside and Ardsley Park areas and graduated from Savannah High School in 1960. He then signed up to serve his country in the US Coast Guard Reserves.     Chat started his career in plumbing supplies with PlumRite before founding Sandpiper Supply in 1977. He and his wife, Carol, ran the company and eventually welcomed their children, Chat III and Christy into the business. In his spare time, Chat was very active in the I ...

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James Russell Hardy NOV 30, 1948 - OCT 03, 2023

James Russell Hardy

James Russell Hardy, 74, passed away at his home on Tuesday, October, 3, 2023 following a long illness. Russell was born on November 30, 1948 in Montgomery, Alabama. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Eufaula, Alabama. Russell attended Ashford High School where he was Valedictorian of his graduating class of 1967. Following high school Russell moved to Savannah, where he attended Armstrong College and met the love of his life, Tina. They married in 1970, and began a lifetime of adventures, facing all of life's challenges hand in hand. Russell was a gent ...

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Ervin Kelly AUG 05, 1955 - OCT 03, 2023

Ervin Kelly

  Ervin Kelly Sr. 68, passed away at Hospice Savannah, Inc. Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023. He was born August 5th, 1955, in Savannah, GA. to Miss Lille Mae Green and the late Mr. Early JB Kelly.  Ervin attended the public schools of Chatham County. He retired at a tender age due to a major work injury. He had many accomplishments throughout his life. He was his families personal "Tommy" like from the popular show "Martin." Always going to work, dressed neatly, and ready to crack jokes at any given moment.  He was preceded in death by his father, Early K ...

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Hannah Marie Orvin - OCT 02, 2023

Hannah Marie Orvin

Hannah Marie Franklin Orvin, 96, died peacefully at The Oaks at Habersham on October 2, 2023, after a long illness.  Marie was born and raised in Savannah, GA.  She was a passionate seamstress, avid reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles, and cats, Rowdy and Angel. Marie graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy in 1944; attended St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, graduating in 1948, as a registered Nurse, where she then worked for St. Joseph’s Hospital for much of her career.  She was an active member of St. James Catholic Church since 1960, where she served as a Euchar ...

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Brenda Rotureau - OCT 02, 2023

Brenda Rotureau

Brenda Rotureau passed away in the afternoon of October 2, 2023 and went home to be with the Lord. She was raised mostly in Savannah where she met and married the love of her life, Joseph E. Rotureau, Sr.   She and Joe had 2 beautiful children whom she was always so proud of.  She was a nurse by trade and enjoyed helping other people.  She worked in the Radiation Oncology Institute, as well as the Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institue for a combined 30 years.  She was a firm believer in always looking your best, staying by each other’s side, and having humor.& ...

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Elaine M. Myers SEP 07, 1946 - OCT 01, 2023

Elaine M. Myers

Tybee Island- Elaine M. Myers, 77 died on October 1, 2023, with family by her side. Elaine was born on September 7, 1946, to Thomas Robert Morgan, Sr. and Mareese C. Morgan. Elaine graduated from Georgia Southern College with a BS in education, a master’s degree, and an education specialist degree. She served in the education field for over 30 years, as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and in various part time positions after retiring from full-time work. She served as principal at Pooler Elementary and Islands Elementary. Elaine enjoyed gardening, reading, and exercising. S ...

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DeAnne Jean Natterstad Thompson - SEP 30, 2023

DeAnne Jean Natterstad Thompson

DeAnne Jean Natterstad Thompson, 85, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born November 17, 1937, in Storden, MN to the late Johan and Helen Natterstad.  Mrs. Thompson was a hairdresser for many years at Classic Images in Washington state.  She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Storden, MN, where she was active in WELCA, a women’s group that made quilts to share with people in need.  She was also a member of the Women’s Auxiliary for the American Legion, also in Storden, MN.  She was preceded in death ...

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Ann Carol Hosti Trammell - SEP 30, 2023

Ann Carol Hosti Trammell

Ann Carol Hosti Trammell, of Tybee Island, GA passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 30, 2023.  Ann was born on March 11, 1955 to the late Ernest C. Hosti and Dorothy Lee Hosti. She was a graduate of Sol C. Johnson High School, and retired from the City of Savannah. Ann was a retired Tybee Island firefighter, and a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She was a lifelong member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Tybee, and a member of Beta Sigma Phi. Ann was a very loving mother, grandma, sister, and friend. She was an avid world traveler. Ann’s passion wa ...

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Dale Clements Critz SEP 21, 1932 - SEP 29, 2023

Dale Clements Critz

Dale Clements Critz, 91, passed away peacefully on September 29th, 2023. He was born September 21, 1932, in Little Rock, Arkansas to Horace Dale Critz and Georgia May Clements Critz. He moved with his parents to Savannah, GA in 1939 when his father established Critz Buick Co. He was educated at Charles Ellis Elementary School in Savannah and the Asheville School in Asheville, NC. He graduated from Duke University in 1955 and afterwards was commissioned an ensign in the US Navy, serving on destroyer escorts in the Atlantic until July 1957. Dale met his wife, Lila, while attending Duke and they ...

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Lila Fitzgerald Thurlow APR 05, 1939 - SEP 29, 2023

Lila Fitzgerald Thurlow

Beloved mother, grandmother and friend, Lila Fitzgerald Thurlow, 84, of Richmond Hill, GA passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday September 29th after a short but difficult battle with cancer.  Lila was born and raised in Lake Forest, IL and raised her children in the area. Lila loved working as a legal assistant and worked until her retirement in 2017 when she moved to Richmond Hill, GA to be with family.  Lila was beautiful inside and out. She loved her family and her 3 dogs and she loved spending her days reading and enjoying the beauty around her.  She ...

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Dolores Roche Highland SEP 16, 1930 - SEP 28, 2023

Dolores Roche Highland

Dolores Roche Highland, 93, died peacefully in Savannah, Georgia on September 28, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, the only child of the late Frances Emmett Roche and Helene Madsen Roche. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Henry “Bootie” Highland. They met at Washington College after he returned as a World War II Veteran. Their 48-year marriage was an inspiration to all who knew them. They truly were “one love, one lifetime.” She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees while raising four children. She recei ...

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Robert Hugh Maguire  APR 01, 1947 - SEP 28, 2023

Robert Hugh Maguire 

Robert Hugh Maguire (Bob) passed away on September 28, 2023 in Savannah, Georgia due to complications related to aging. Born on April 1, 1947 in Stamford, Connecticut, Bob was the loving son of Walter Reeves Maguire and Jean Cook Maguire. Bob has a fun-filled early childhood in Stamford and enjoyed weekends at Candlewood Lake (Danbury, CT) where he would swim, boat and waterski. A patriotic American, Bob served as a proud member of the National Guard (Connecticut State Guard) and was honored to serve his country from 1966 – 1972. Bob worked in the family business, Maguire’s Glen ...

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James Patrick Shay JAN 24, 1944 - SEP 27, 2023

James Patrick Shay

James Patrick Shay, “Rick,” 79, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 27, 2023 in the arms of his loving wife. Rick was born January 24, 1944, in Newark, OH to the late James F. Shay and Lorraine M. Shay.  Early in life, he moved with his parents and siblings to Louisiana where he attended Country Day School, Alcée Fortier High School, and Louisiana State University.  Following graduation, Rick served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force after which, he pursued a career in the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs in New Orleans.   ...

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Michael Marchand SEP 10, 1958 - SEP 26, 2023

Michael Marchand

Michael Arthur Marchand, age 65 of Savannah GA passed away in the early morning hours of September 26, 2023 with his loving family by his side.  Michael was born in Fall River, MA on September 10, 1958, and grew up in Somerset, MA.  He attended Somerset High School then graduated from Providence Country Day School.     Michael went on to study culinary arts and graduated from Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island in 1985.  His 35-year career and love of the food service business began at an early age when he started peeling potatoes at his family’s p ...

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Carter James Boyett JUN 13, 2023 - SEP 26, 2023

Carter James Boyett

Our precious blue-eyed, dimple-cheeked baby, Carter James Boyett, age 3 months, went home to Jesus on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. He passed away at the Children’s Hospital of Savannah surrounded by his loving family. Carter was born along with his twin brother Cooper on June 13, 2023 to parents Bailee Kelley Boyett and James Boyett in Nashville, Tennessee. Known for his sweet and sunny personality, Carter loved his brother and his Mama, but was a Daddy’s boy through-and-through. He enjoyed afternoon walks in the stroller with his family, and charmed everyone he met. We know ...

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Michael Aaron Bird - SEP 24, 2023

Michael Aaron Bird

Michael Aaron Bird, 25, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2023 at his residence.  He was born May 22, 1998 in Regensburg, Germany.  He was a 2016 graduate of Islands High School and worked in construction and landscaping.  Michael loved his pets and all animals, he enjoyed baseball, but mostly playing basketball.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Arthur and Janice Bird. He is survived by his mother, Jennifer Stewart Bird, his father and step-mother, John Carl and Melissa Bird, maternal grandparents, Allan and Janet Bradham, his brothers, William ...

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Etta M Klein MAR 17, 1928 - SEP 23, 2023

Etta M Klein

Etta Merle Klein (Mickey), (95) passed away Saturday, September 23rd, peacefully in her home.  She was a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Albany, GA.  She lived the final 15 years of her life on Isle of Hope, in Savannah, GA. Mickey was born on March 17, 1928, in Chicora, MS.  She moved with her mom, brother and sister to Mobile, AL.  After graduating high school, Mickey met her future husband, JT Klein, a gunner on the Naval cruiser USS Springfield, who was stationed in Mobile. After WW2 ended, they moved to Albany, GA. They were married for 40 year ...

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Samuel Hunter McLaughlin DEC 25, 1933 - SEP 23, 2023

Samuel Hunter McLaughlin

Samuel Hunter McLaughlin, 89, died peacefully at Hospice Savannah on September 23.  He was born in Pennsylvania and lived in Beaver Falls most of his younger life. Sam attended Penn State University and after graduation, enlisted in the US Navy serving on carriers during the Korean War.  While stationed in Hawaii he met Barbara Davidson on a blind date. They were married in 1959 in her hometown of Windsor, Ontario Canada. A major part of his career was spent with MetLife, serving in various Marketing and Sales positions.   During that time, Sam and Barbara lived in Conne ...

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Charles Edward Jung, Sr. JUL 17, 1947 - SEP 22, 2023

Charles Edward Jung, Sr.

Mr. Charles Edward Jung, Sr. 76, of Savannah, passed away at his home Friday, September 22, 2023.  A Savannah native, he was born July 17, 1947, son of Wing Gwak Jung and Bernice Clifton Jung. Graduated from Savannah Highschool with the class of 66'. He retired from the City of Savannah Fire Department, 1969 -2005, and retired Assistant Fire Chief for the Savannah National Guard 165th Airlift Wing, 1967 -1997.  He was an active member of his masonic lodge: Ancient Landmark #231 and Noble Shriner at the Alee Temple in Savannah Ga. He had a passi ...

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Donna Allen Goggins FEB 18, 1958 - SEP 22, 2023

Donna Allen Goggins

On the morning of September 22, 2023 our beloved Donna Allen Goggins passed into eternity after a lifetime of making this world a better, happier place. Her exuberance and love of life were contagious, and you smiled just being around her. Donna was born February 18, 1958, in Great Bend, Kansas. She was born a preemie, and her bassinet was the top drawer of the chest of drawers in her parents’ bedroom. She was an energetic child, always playing games and pulling pranks with her brother David and sister Patsy. She was forever bringing home stray animals. She filled her family home ...

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Leon Williams, Jr. - SEP 21, 2023

Leon Williams, Jr.

Leon Williams Jr., 74, passed away, Thursday, September 21, 2023, at his home with his family by his side.  He was born October 1, 1948, in Miami, Florida to the late Leon Williams, Sr. and Rosa Bell Hartley Williams.  Mr. Williams served his country and retired from the U.S. Air Force, where he was an airplane mechanic.  He also retired from Gulfstream Aerospace.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and his twin sister, Lenora Dorsey. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Angelica Aird Williams, his five children, Laytonia Register-Hawkins (Irvin-deceased), Ro ...

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Lynne Jones MAR 05, 1959 - SEP 20, 2023

Lynne Jones

We are celebrating the life of Lynne Beryl Jones who passed September 20, 2023 at the age of 64. She died peacefully in Hospice care after a long journey with Alzheimer's disease. She is survived by her two sisters Kay Berland of Savannah and Jean Nardidni of Pittsburgh PA. Lynne was the best aunt to her niece and nephews. Lynne graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in fine arts which she used along with her eccentric and vibrant personality to fuel her passion for theatre performing. She created a beautiful theatre community in both Richmond and Savannah ...

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Sandra B. Fennell - SEP 20, 2023

Sandra B. Fennell

Sandra Bacon Fennell, 76, passed away with her husband by her side on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at Spanish Oaks Retreat.  She was born May 11, 1947, in Savannah to the late William B. Bacon and Edna Mae Ackerman Bacon.  First and foremost, she was a devout Christian.  She grew up at Southside Baptist Church. She married the love of her life, Robert H. Fennell, Jr. in 1969 at Southside Baptist Church.  She and Robert were members of Southside Baptist Church, then later joined a Lutheran church while living in Lilburn, GA in 1974. They have been long time active membe ...

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Catherine N. McRae - SEP 19, 2023

Catherine N. McRae

For livestreaming of the service, please click the following link.   Catherine Elizabeth Norton McRae, 80, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, while surrounded by family and loving friends.  Cathy was born on July 31, 1943, in Worcester, Massachusetts to the late Joseph and Juliet Power Norton.  She graduated with a B.A. in English from Trinity College in Washington, D.C., and from the University of Tennessee with a Master’s degree in social work.  She later earned a Ph.D. in so ...

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Leonard B. Wittfeld, Jr. - SEP 19, 2023

Leonard B. Wittfeld, Jr.

LEONARD BRADSTREET WITTFELD, JR, 10/25/55-09/19/23     Leonard Bradstreet Wittfeld, Jr. was born on  October 25, 1955, and died on September 19, 2023, at Candler Hospital.    He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard B.Wittfeld, Sr., and Ann Wittfeld Doddridge, and his oldest sister, Peggy Wittfeld Jackson. Brad was born in Savannah, Ga, the youngest and only boy, with four older sisters.  His sisters always had his back from the day he was born, He lived his entire life on his beloved Isle of Hope.  He loved salt wat ...

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Dr. Joseph T. Stubbs, Jr. - SEP 19, 2023

Dr. Joseph T. Stubbs, Jr.

Joseph T. Stubbs, Jr died peacefully Tuesday September 19, 2023. Joe was born to Mr. Joseph Truman and Mrs. Eva Lois Stubbs in Savannah, GA July 9, 1934. He grew up in Lanier, GA and graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology. While working in Greensboro, NC as an industrial engineer he became smitten with a young college co-ed. After following her home from church, he introduced himself and soon fell in love with Miss Consolidated University [UNC, UNC-WC, NC State, Duke] Ann Joyce Fitzhugh. Joe and Ann were married in 1957 and honeymooned in Colonial Williamsburg – which foreve ...

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Kathleen Willis Greer - SEP 19, 2023

Kathleen Willis Greer

Kathleen Willis Greer  67, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on September 19, 2023 peacefully in her sleep. Kathy was born on October 23,1955 to Lynwood G. Willis and Jane Thompson Willis in Savannah, Ga. She grew up in Jacksonville, FL graduating from Bartram. She went on to work in various fields from property management to radio. In 1988, Kathy married the love her life Billy and ended up retiring in Savannah, GA. Kathy loved music, arts and most importantly her family. She had the gift of gab, and never met a stranger.   Kathy was predeceased by her father Lynwood Willis. Kathy ...

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Terry Kent Sheldahl FEB 14, 1942 - SEP 18, 2023

Terry Kent Sheldahl

Terry Kent Sheldahl, 81, of Savannah, GA passed away on Monday, September 18, 2023 after a long illness.  Terry was born in Des Moines, Iowa on Valentine’s Day in 1942 to Everett and Faye Sheldahl.  He grew up in Polk City, Iowa where he gained a love of learning and the piano.  He graduated from high school in 1960 and went on to study at Drake University.  At Drake he studied Philosophy and graduated with honors in 1963.  He was awarded a fellowship, which enabled him to continue his studies at Johns Hopkins University, where he got his PhD in Philosophy (19 ...

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Herbert V. Fitzgerald DEC 09, 1955 - SEP 16, 2023

Herbert V. Fitzgerald

Herbert Vincent Fitzgerald Sr. (Herb), 67, of Savannah, GA. passed away Saturday, September 16, 2023, after a long illness, surrounded by his family. Herb was born in Savannah, GA. December 9, 1955. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Joseph Fitzgerald Sr., and Betty Becton Fitzgerald. Herb found his greatest joy on the rivers surrounding Burnside Island where he grew up with his two brothers and three sisters. Herb loved shrimping, fishing, and sailing on their Hobie Cat with Linda. Herb, his brothers and sisters, and many friends often tell entertaining stories of their adven ...

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Judith Gail Painter AUG 23, 1959 - SEP 16, 2023

Judith Gail Painter

The family of Judith Gail Painter of Savannah. Georgia, are saddened to announce her passing on Saturday, September 16, 2023, following a period of declining health. She was born in Valdosta, Georgia, on August 23,1959 to Virgil And Jackie McCrary. She was blessed with a caring heart to nourish children and enjoyed her teaching career. Having earned her masters in education, retired in 2016, from Chatham County School. She was raised in Valdosta, Georgia, Baptized at Northside Baptist Church where she learned to love the Lord and also met her loving husband of 43 years, EC ...

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David Michael Reese, Jr. MAY 19, 1971 - SEP 15, 2023

David Michael Reese, Jr.

In Loving Memory of David Michael Reese Jr. David Michael Reese Jr. was born on May 19, 1971, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He departed from this world on September 15, 2023, in Savannah, Georgia. David was the son of Susan C. Reese and David Michael Reese Sr. He was a true Jack of all trades, always eager to explore new horizons and acquire knowledge. David had an uncanny fascination with rocks and gems, collecting these treasures as if they held the secrets of the universe. David's curiosity led him to explore the inner workings of various objects, always eager to discover how they fu ...

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Alan C. Yovich - SEP 14, 2023

Alan C. Yovich

Alan C Yovich, 77, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, September 14, 2023 Alan was born in Union City, PA to Dan and Verna (Shayko) Yovich. Alan graduated from Union City Area High School in 1964. After graduation, Alan joined the Marine Corp and proudly served his country in Vietnam as an E5 Sergeant. Alan became a pharmacist, receiving his degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He worked for several pharmacies, including CVS until his retirement. Alan also owned a pharmacy in Kingsville, Ohio for several years with his wife Pat. In 2009, Alan and Pat discove ...

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James D. Wohltman, Jr. "Dickie" - SEP 12, 2023

James D. Wohltman, Jr.

James D. Wohltman Jr., “Dickie”, 90, died Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at his home.  He was born September 27, 1932, on Livingston Ave in the old Bonna Bella community.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James D. Wohltman, Sr., and Louise P. Wohltman, brother, Jackie, his wife, Lawanna, and his son, James D. Wohltman, III (Rick). He was retired from American Cyanamid/Kamira after 38 years of service.  Mr. Wohltman served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 until 1955.  He was a member of American Legion Post 184 for more than 35 years, a member of Alee Templ ...

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LaJune Worlund Richardson - SEP 12, 2023

LaJune Worlund Richardson

LaJune Worlund Richardson,101, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. She was born November 1, 1921, in Evergreen, Alabama to the late John Erastus Kelley and Mildred Mae Kelley. She was an Ensign in the Navy serving her country in World War II as a nurse. She is preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, Jack LeRoy Richardson, Sr. of Savannah, Georgia. She is survived by her son, Jack L. Richardson, Jr. and his wife Kathy of Foley, Alabama; daughter, Ramona Foshee & her husband Jimmy of Savannah, Georgia; three grandchildren, David Richardson and his wife ...

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Charles Ellis Johnson SEP 28, 1959 - SEP 12, 2023

Charles Ellis Johnson

Charles Ellis Johnson, 63, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. He was surrounded by his loving family. Lieutenant Charles Johnson joined the United States Navy in 1979. After successfully completing Basic training and Basic Submarine School in New London, Connecticut, he reported aboard the USS BONEFISH, home ported in San Diego, California. After completing Navy dive school in 1981, he served as a support diver for submarine special war operations. In 1983 as an Electronics Technician 2nd class, he was assigned to the deep submergence vehicle (DSV) SEACLIFF, where he q ...

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Ronald Lee Chadwick JUL 22, 1945 - SEP 12, 2023

Ronald Lee Chadwick

Ronald Lee Chadwick, 78, of Tybee Island, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2023. He was born July 22, 1945, in Houston, TX, son of the late John L. Chadwick and Geneva Sanders Chadwick. Mr. Chadwick graduated from Georgia Tech University with a masters in computer science and had career in Information Technology. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Chadwick; children, Craig Dunn, Hannah Terrence, Ronald L. Chadwick II, and John Chadwick. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Chapel Methodist Church at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Septembe ...

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Lynne F. Simpson MAR 14, 1927 - SEP 11, 2023

Lynne F. Simpson

Lynne F. Simpson of Savannah, Georgia (formerly a 60-year resident of Haddonfield, N.J., and Ocean City, N.J.), passed away at the age of 96. She was the beloved daughter of Ethelyn Neal Ferris and Charles Ridgely Ferris. Lynne was preceded in death by her loving husbands, Paul Warren Simpson, John E. Berry, and John A. Vasey. Lynne was a devoted mother to John Clay Vasey of Los Angeles, Calif., Dana V. Hennings (William) of Avon Lake, Ohio, and Scottsdale, Az., and Kimberly V. Tickner (Will) of Moorestown, N.J., and Cordillera, Colorado. She is survived by her five grandchildren: Ryan Berr ...

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Robert Wallden OCT 01, 1942 - SEP 10, 2023

Robert Wallden

Robert August Wallden, 80, died peacefully at home on September 10th, surrounded by his loving family. Born to Frank and Margaret Wallden in Savannah on October 1, 1942, he attended Savannah High School and Armstrong State College. He owned Wallden Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. Baptized in the Lutheran faith, he attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with his beloved wife Camille and family. With his welcoming, easy-going nature, Robert had a way of making everyone feel comfortable. He certainly kept all of us laughing. His droll, affable manner remains impossible to describe but ...

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William Lathrop (Bill) Hopkins, III FEB 02, 1952 - SEP 10, 2023

William Lathrop (Bill) Hopkins, III

William Lathrop “Bill” Hopkins III, 71, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2023, at St. Joseph’s/Candler. Born on February 2, 1952, at Telfair Hospital, Bill was the son of the late William L. Hopkins, Jr. and Louise Taylor Hopkins of Savannah, Georgia.  After graduating from Beach High School in 1972, Bill eventually went on to work at his family’s chemical manufacturing company, Natrochem, Inc., where he would ultimately retire as Executive Vice President.  A long-time resident of Savannah, Bill enjoyed relaxing on Tybee Island beach, boating, playin ...

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Anne Bass Hendrix APR 21, 1930 - SEP 10, 2023

Anne Bass Hendrix

Anne Bass Hendrix, 93, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2023, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was born April 21, 1930, to the late Art and Lola Bass. Mrs. Hendrix was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church and loved gardening.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Milton Hendrix and her brother Bill Bass of Charleston, South Carolina.  Surviving are her two sons, Donald Hendrix (Jill) and David Hendrix, both of Savannah; her brother, Stan Bass (Sabrina) of San Diego, California; Stan’s sons, Steven (Sara), Shannon (P ...

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Allen J. Harrelson, Sr. - SEP 09, 2023

Allen J. Harrelson, Sr.

Allen J. Harrelson, 82, passed away on September 9, 2023 after a short illness. Allen was born in Savannah to Allen and Bonnie Harrelson and he remained in the community he loved. He attended Groves High School and upon graduation in 1959, he enlisted in the Air National Guard and was assigned to the 165th Air Lift Wing. He served his country faithfully for 33 years, retiring as a Master Sergeant in 1991. Additionally, he was a firefighter at Travis Field. Following his retirement from the service, he began a lawn care company working with his son, Brian, for many years.   Al ...

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Robert "Bob" Carl Maner OCT 07, 1965 - SEP 09, 2023


Robert “Bob” Carl Maner of Savannah passed away on September 11th, 2023, due to complications arising after a surgical procedure.  Bob attended Savannah Country Day School and graduated from Savannah Christian Preparatory School.  He then attended South University.  For a number of years, he worked at Spanky’s Southside and then at Driftaway Café.  He was beloved by the patrons as well as his coworkers and will be remembered by everyone for his outgoing personality, his great sense of humor, his clever wit, and his love of music.  He remembered ...

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Robert (Bob) Neumann FEB 04, 1934 - SEP 09, 2023

Robert (Bob) Neumann

Robert “Bob” Neumann was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 4, 1934 and died in Savannah, GA on September 9, 2023.  Bob began his first career when he enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves while attending college.  Thirty-two years later he retired with the rank of Colonel.  Following college graduation, Bob served on active duty as an infantry officer and upon release from active duty, Bob rejoined the Reserve program, serving in both staff and command positions. Bob credits the Marine Corps training for building self-worth and self-confidence while developing ...

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James (Jim) D. Buffalo OCT 20, 1935 - SEP 08, 2023

James (Jim) D. Buffalo

James (Jim) D. Buffalo, 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 8, 2023. Jim was born in Knoxville, TN, on October 20, 1935 the son of the late Charles Edward Buffalo and Marjorie Laura Lauthner.  He was a 1953 graduate of Karns High School in Knoxville. Jim was an outstanding basketball player and also excelled in many other sports winning many awards and trophies. Archery was another favorite hobby and he won the TN State Championship in his division in 1958. Jim also loved deer hunting with his bow and arrow.  In 1956, Jim married the love of his life and h ...

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James King George NOV 20, 1933 - SEP 07, 2023

James King George

James King George, born November 20, 1933, in West Palm Beach, FL, passed away from natural causes on September 7, 2023, in Savannah, GA. He and his wife, Claire, were married for 41 years, before her passing in 1996. He is survived in death by his daughters, Amy Hockenberry (Tom) of Cumming, GA, and Jaymi Arata (Tony) of Nashville, TN, and his four grandchildren, Claire Jackson, Taylor Hockenberry, Katie Arata, and Allison Arata; two great-grandsons, Carter and Callan Jackson; as well as his brother Dale of Palm Beach Gardens and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister ...

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Thomas "Tommy" Helms APR 20, 1939 - SEP 06, 2023


Thomas Eugene Helms, 84, of Rock Hill, SC, and Savannah, GA, passed away on September 6, 2023, with his loving daughters by his bedside. Born in Edgemoor, South Carolina on April 20, 1939, Tommy was the eldest son of Walter Eugene Helms and Violet Mae Bolick Helms.  Best known as a homebuilder in the Rock Hill area, Tommy also gave many years of service to the Oakdale Volunteer Fire Department.  He attended Mt. Holly UMC and served as a Trustee.  He loved the Braves, the Gamecocks, and NASCAR, but most of all, he loved his family.  His retirement years were spent traveling ...

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Donald William Wotring OCT 22, 1944 - SEP 05, 2023

Donald William Wotring

Donald W. Wotring (Donnie) 78, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on the morning of Tuesday, September 5, 2023 due to complications related to aging.  Born on October 22, 1944 in Kingwood, WV, the youngest of 3 sons to James Robert and Mary Liston Wotring. Growing up in Thunderbolt/Savannah area, he graduated from Savannah High School class of 1961 and attended Savannah Technical School. Rather than wait to be drafted, he joined the US Marine Corp in 1964 to carry on the family military tradition. Initially trained as Military Police he was sent to Vietnam ...

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Redding S. DeVaughn OCT 01, 1954 - SEP 05, 2023

Redding S. DeVaughn

Redding S. DeVaughn, 68, died peacefully at Spanish Oaks Retreat on Tuesday, September 5, 2023. The New Orleans, LA native was born on October 1, 1954 to the late William Sherwood DeVaughn and Elizabeth Marlowe DeVaughn. Redding spent his childhood in Washington, GA where he graduated from Wilkes Academy. He was a University of Georgia gradaute and was employed by the family’s insurance business for many years.   Surviving are a sister, Julie Lattimore(Bill) of Savannah; and several nieces and nephews. A private family service was held. In lieu of flowers, the fam ...

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Kathi Lynn Riley - SEP 04, 2023

Kathi Lynn Riley

Kathi Lynn (Wilson) Riley, age 49, passed away peacefully on September 4, 2023, at Bryan County Health & Rehab Center (BCHRC) in Richmond Hill, GA, where she resided since 2016. Born in Phenix City, Alabama, on April 16, 1974, her family relocated to Savannah, Georgia in 1977. She attended May Howard Elementary School and graduated from Sol C. Johnson High School in 1993. She studied to be a Medical Assistant at South University. She married her high school sweetheart Nate Riley in 1994 and gave birth to daughter Mariah Riley in 1995. Kathi became a grandmother to Londyn Kamille in 2 ...

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Joleen Lynette Philbeck NOV 21, 1966 - SEP 04, 2023

Joleen Lynette Philbeck

Joleen Lynette Philbeck, 56, left this life on earth on Monday, September 4, 2023 after battling Glioblastoma for 16 months. She was surrounded by her family as she took her last breath.  Joleen was born the youngest of five children to Sam and Jo Marie Stewart in Montrose, Colorado on November 21, 1966. She grew up as a cowgirl on her family’s ranch in the mountains. She always knew Jesus from the faithful witness of her parents, and was baptized at age 8.  She moved away to attend Dallas Christian College after high school, where she met the love of her life, Kenneth Ph ...

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JoAnne Haynes Taylor MAY 02, 1951 - SEP 04, 2023

JoAnne Haynes Taylor

JoAnne Haynes Taylor, 72, passed away peacefully on September 4, 2023. JoAnne was born May 2, 1951 to Angus and Carolyn Haynes. She spent 30 years at Union Camp ,currently known as International Paper, until her retirement. She then later went to work at Professional Financial Services and Save-A­ Life Animal Rescue until she fully retired in 2021. She was born and raised in Savannah and minus a short period where she lived in Spartunburg, SC, JoAnne has always called Savannah home. JoAnne enjoyed many things but she had a great love for animals. She would have saved them all if sh ...

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Joseph M. Krupp, Jr. JUL 13, 1938 - SEP 04, 2023

Joseph M. Krupp, Jr.

Joseph M. Krupp, Jr. (Joe) passed away on the evening of Monday, September 4, 2023 due to complications related to aging.  Born on July 13, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, Joe was the loving son of Joseph and Florence Krupp.   Together with his sister, Florence, whom he adored, Joe enjoyed his early childhood on Long Island.  In the mid-1940s, Joe’s family moved to Miami, Florida where he spent his free time at Miami Shores Country Club.  He often golfed 36 holes a day, winning the title of the State of Florida Junior Golf Champion.  He was known as “Joe t ...

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Robert E. “Bob” Houston APR 07, 1948 - SEP 04, 2023

Robert E. “Bob” Houston

Robert E. “Bob” Houston, 75, died peacefully on Monday, September 4, 2023 at home with his wife by his side. Bob was born on April 7, 1948 to William G. Houston and the late Isabelle Stratton Houston in Lima, OH. He was a longtime resident of Savannah and was employed as a court reporter for Tom Crites and Associates for 48 years. Bob was a U.S. Navy veteran and loved going to the “The Land” and spending time there with family and close friends. In addition to his father, Bob is survived by his wife of 55 years, Diana Roush Houston; two sons, Mark and Craig Housto ...

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Robert Wesley (Wes) Overstreet, Jr. APR 28, 1970 - SEP 04, 2023

Robert Wesley (Wes) Overstreet, Jr.

Robert Wesley ‘Wes’ Overstreet, Jr., 53, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Candler. He was born at Candler Telfair in Savannah, Georgia, on April 28, 1970, to the late Robert Wesley Overstreet, Sr. and Frances Zipperer Davenport. Wes is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Overstreet née Schauss, whom he married on June 28, 1997. Wes was a wonderful storyteller with a gift for words who never met a stranger. A Georgia boy who lived most of his life on Wilmington Island, Wes was known for his gumbo, which was unparalleled by none. He loved to co ...

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Jose Ramirez-Vallejo - SEP 04, 2023

Jose Ramirez-Vallejo

Celebremos la vida de José Ramírez Sábado 16 de Septiembre, Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Visitación: 10:00-11:00 a.m Auditorio del AMC, Compassion Christian Church 55 Al Henderson Blvd. Savannah, GA 31419 José Juan Ramírez Vallejo, 2 de febrero de 1985 - 4 de septiembre del 2023. José regresó a casa con Cristo al que amaba y servía con todo el corazón, el pasado Memorial Day. José, era el tercer hijo de J. Jesús Ramirez e Isidra Vallejo, junto a su hermano Ignacio Ramirez eran cuates, her ...

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Julian Keck JUL 17, 1926 - SEP 04, 2023

Julian Keck

Mr. J. Wylly Keck, 97, of Brooksville, Florida, formerly of Savannah,  passed away Monday, September 4, 2023. A graveside service will be held at 1:00, Saturday, September 16, 2023, at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia ...

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Regis Feathers JUL 03, 1944 - SEP 03, 2023

Regis Feathers

  Regis “Reggie” Dale Feathers, 79, passed from this life on Sunday, September 3, 2023 at his beloved home on the Forest River in Savannah, Georgia after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born on July 3, 1944 in the mountains of Altoona, Pennsylvania. Reggie graduated from Hollidaysburg High School and resided in the Cross Keys area. He loved leather jackets, fast cars, rock-n-roll music, and playing drums in a local band. Over 57 years ago, he met the love of his life, Sherry. Once their paths crossed, it was truly a matter of weeks before they married and forever re ...

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Mittie Louise Osborne Williams MAY 14, 1927 - SEP 03, 2023

Mittie Louise Osborne Williams

Mittie Louise Osborne Williams, 96, died peacefully at home on Sunday, September 3, 2023. The Waycross, GA native lived in Savannah for most of her life. She was a member of Sardis Primitive Baptist Church in Savannah. Mittie retired from Belk Department Store at Crossroads after more than 24 years of service. Mittie was preceded in death by her daughter, Debra Louise Williams; son, Randel R. Williams; sister, Mildred G. Wiggins; her parents, Ira Osborne and Ruby Hill Osborne; and a brother, C.D. Osborne. Surviving are a son, Andrew G. “Greg” Williams of Savannah; bro ...

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Quay Hill SEP 14, 1930 - SEP 03, 2023

Quay Hill

 Glen “Quay” Hill left this Earth to be with his Heavenly Father on September 3, 2023, at home surrounded by his loved ones. Quay was born in Dunlap, Tennessee on September 14, 1930, to Thomas and Virginia Hill and would be the eldest of four boys. His family moved to Savannah, GA when he was 12 years old.   On a bus to school 73 years ago Quay met and fell in love with his best friend Carolyn. They married at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on April Fool’s Day 1951 when he was 20 years old, and Carolyn was just 16. It was the start of a marriage that laste ...

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Donald Richard Jahn - SEP 02, 2023

Donald Richard Jahn


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Susan "Susie" King - SEP 02, 2023


Susan ‘Susie’ King of Savannah, GA, age 83, died on Saturday September 2, 2023. Born Susan Cadle in Indianapolis, IN on March 25, 1940, Susie graduated from Indianapolis’s Shortridge High School in 1958, and then with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi in 1962. She met future husband Frank King (then a naval officer) on the tennis courts of St. Simons Island, and they were married in September 1963. She and Frank raised children Jeff, Scott and Allison primarily in East Windsor, NJ, where she was a beloved elementary school teacher and administrator ...

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Evelyn R. Saum JUN 09, 1926 - SEP 02, 2023

Evelyn R. Saum

Evelyn R. Saum, age 97 and a resident of Skidaway Island, Georgia, since 1984 and New Canaan, Connecticut for 17 years before then, died at the Oaks Health Center on Skidaway Island on September 2, 2023. She was born in Montville, Connecticut, where she developed her love for riding horses and started her prized collection of porcelain horses. She owned and operated Ev’s Beauty Salon in New London, CT for several years before marrying the love of her life, William A. Saum, in 1958. They had a wonderful life together and travelled to Japan, Africa, Europe, and many other interesting place ...

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Larry Brown JAN 26, 1942 - AUG 31, 2023

Larry Brown

Larry Ray Brown, 81, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2023. Larry spent his childhood in Metter, Georgia before moving to Savannah. He was a retired Combat Veteran who served with the U.S. Army, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam. He also retired from Great Dane after 27 years of service. Larry was married for 57 years to his loving wife, Libby Brown. They were also members of the Richmond Hill Church of Christ. Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Ovid and Christine Brown; 4 sisters; and 6 brothers. Larry is survived by, his wife, Elizabeth “Libby” Brown; son, James M ...

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Susan Sharpe Whitfield - AUG 31, 2023

Susan Sharpe Whitfield

Susan Sharpe Whitfield, 73, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2023 at home after a short illness.  She was born December 23, 1949 in Savannah to the late Allison and Mary Catherine Sharpe.  She graduated from Armstrong State College, where she met her future husband, Charles B. Whitfield. Susan wore many hats throughout her life.  She taught music at Wilder Junior High School, and Sprague Elementary School, then went on to become a real estate agent.  She eventually became a Mental Health Counselor, working for several places throughout Savannah, and eventually for herself. ...

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Karen D. Cassard - AUG 31, 2023

Karen D. Cassard

Karen Dowell Cassard died at home in Savannah on August 31, 2023. She had been a resident of Harmony at Savannah since 2020, and prior to that had lived at The Landings for 20 years. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Elizabeth and John Paxton of San Francisco, and her granddaughter Isabel Paxton who is living in New York City. Karen was born in 1929 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where her father was stationed with the United States Navy. A Navy brat, Karen grew up at Naval bases across the United States, from Honolulu to Pensacola. She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylv ...

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William (Bill) A. Miltiades, Jr. - AUG 31, 2023

William (Bill) A. Miltiades, Jr.

William (Bill) A. Miltiades, Jr., son of the late William A. Miltiades Sr. and Lynn Kelly Corbly Miltiades, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2023, after climbing and summiting Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa.  Bill was born in Savannah Georgia.  Leaving behind to cherish his memory are his lovingly devoted sister Marta Miltiades; brother-in-law Sean Clayton; and his favorite person in the world, his niece, Starlyn Street.  Bill was loved by so many extended family and friends and remained friends with everyone that crossed his path.  Bill was truly larger t ...

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John D. Bragg - AUG 30, 2023

John D. Bragg

John Donovan Bragg, 71, passed away Wednesday, August 30th, 2023, at his home on Wilmington Island. John was a native of Tybee Island and spent most of his life at his home on Horsepen Creek. John was a 1969 graduate from Jenkins High School. He later graduated from Georgia Southern University with a B.A. in History in 1976. John spent 25 years as an educator for SCCPSS and dedicated much of his career teaching at-risk youth. During this time, he also achieved his Master Captain 100 ton certificate and operated charters in his retirement. John was a lifelong Waterman and spent most of his free ...

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Bobbie Jacobs Lunsford - AUG 30, 2023

Bobbie Jacobs Lunsford

Bobbie Jacobs Lunsford passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at her home with her family by her side.  She was born November 26, 1935, in Cherry Grove, N.C. and lived most of her life in Savannah, GA.  She was a member of Bible Baptist Church for over 65 years and always looked forward to helping count the offering on Monday mornings. She worked at J.C. Penney’s downtown and worked at K-Mart on Victory Drive.  She retired from K-Mart in Doraville, GA after 30 years.  She loved to sew, iron her clothes, and would still hang them outside on her clothesline.  ...

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Gary Reed Hall - AUG 30, 2023

Gary Reed Hall

    Gary Reed Hall, 77, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2023 at The Oaks at Savannah.  He was born March 28, 1946 in Savannah, GA.  He served his country in the U.S. Army.   Graveside Service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with military honors.    ...

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Vincent John Ferraro, Jr. - AUG 29, 2023

Vincent John Ferraro, Jr.

Vincent John Ferraro, Jr., 89, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 29, 2023. Vincent was born August 7, 1934, in Savannah, GA to the late Vincent John Ferraro, Sr., and Caroline Anderson Ferraro. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Helen Broderick Ferraro, his son, David Andrew Ferraro, and his sister, Carolyn Ann Roush. Vincent was a family man and one of the most resilient and easy-going individuals you could ever meet. Vincent attended Cathedral Day School, Benedictine Military School (Class of 1952), and Georgia Institute of Technology. He ...

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Ernest Gene Dodd, Jr. (Coach Dodd) JUL 23, 1962 - AUG 29, 2023

Ernest Gene Dodd, Jr.  (Coach Dodd)

The family of Coach Dodd sadly announces his death on August, 29, 2023. He was born in Savannah, GA on July 23, 1962 to the late Ernest Gene Dodd, Sr. and Trudy Robertson-Dodd. He is survived by his loving wife, Monica Simon-Dodd; his two sons, Samuel Gene Dodd and Geoffrey Simon Dodd. Also surviving him are his brothers, Gordon, Barry (Leslie), and Travis; and his special aunt and uncle, Thelma and Karl Harris.  Coach Dodd was born and raised in Savannah, and was an all-state football and all-city basketball athlete for the Savannah Christian Raiders. After graduating, he at ...

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Thomas M. Daniels, III - AUG 29, 2023

Thomas M. Daniels, III

Thomas Marion Daniels III lost his 17-year battle with MDS/Leukemia on August 29, 2023. He was tenacious and determined to keep going and fought like a true warrior for his last years on this earth. Tommy was born on September 22, 1945, to the late Thomas M. Daniels, Jr, and Juanita Lewis Daniels in Savannah, Georgia. After graduating from Savannah High School in 1963, he attended Armstrong College. When his parents gave him a suitcase one Christmas in the late sixties, he joined the US Army. Tommy was commissioned a Lieutenant and promptly commenced training in the US Army Special Force ...

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Thomas (Tommy) Scott Cheves JUL 25, 1943 - AUG 28, 2023

Thomas (Tommy) Scott Cheves

Thomas “Tommy” Scott Cheves, 80, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning of August 28, 2023.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Dorothy Jane Traylor Cheves (Sissy) who I am sure welcomed him into heaven with loving arms and a one hell of a Texas two-step! Tommy was born in Savannah, GA at Telfair Hospital for Women on July 25, 1943 to Father Ralph Cheves and Mother Ruth Scott.  Tommy is survived by his daughter Christina Cheves (Christy) and her fiancé William Dick.  Daughter Lisa Cheves Crawford and son Frank Cheves and wife ...

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Frank W. "Sonny" Seiler - AUG 28, 2023

Frank W.

Frank Wilkins “Sonny” Seiler died Monday, August 28, 2023, after an amazing 90-year life. He was born February 20, 1933, to Frank Herman and Helen Wilkins Seiler of Savannah and spent his idyllic summers crabbing, fishing, and lifeguarding on Tybee Island.  In 1955, he and fellow lifeguard, Jack Schaaf, challenged themselves to swim from Savannah to Tybee beginning the nearly 11-mile journey at the east end of River Street. Braving the tides, jellyfish, and an incoming nor’easter, the pair successfully made the 6-hour swim and arrived to a cheering crowd on the Fort P ...

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Ann Donaldson FEB 03, 1944 - AUG 27, 2023

Ann Donaldson

Patricia “Ann” Gill Donaldson, 79, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2023, at Memorial Hospital after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family.  Ann was born in Savannah on February 3, 1944, to William H. and Patsy B. Gill.  She was a devoted and loving only child throughout her life.  Ann graduated from Savannah High School in 1961, the same year she married her husband of 55 years, R.B. “Don” Donaldson, Jr.  Don introduced her to college football, which would become a highlight of her life.  She loved the Georgia Bulldogs and ho ...

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Kai Hargett - AUG 27, 2023

Kai Hargett

Born Nicholas Allen Hargett, Kai Hargett, passed away Sunday, Aug 27, 2023 at the tender age of 16, too soon. Kai was born an old soul in Rincon, GA, to parents Steven Douglas Brown and Catherine Juanita Bunch.  She was a senior at Georgia Connections Academy and previously attended Islands High School where she was a member of the Concert Band and Chorus. Kai was funny, smart, talented and generous.  She loved music and dabbled in many aspects as a self-taught musician of numerous instruments.  She enjoyed vintage records, composing & singing using her formal training ...

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Doris Juanita Mucciolo Banyard - AUG 27, 2023

Doris Juanita Mucciolo Banyard

Doris Juanita Mucciolo Banyard – ESTERO, FL – Doris Juanita Mucciolo Banyard, born in New York City, New York, a friend to all that had the pleasure of her acquaintance, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday August 27, 2023, in Estero, FL. Devoted wife to Skip for more than 60 years, Doris spent her entire life in the service of her family and her community.  With energy, words and a never-ending dedication, Doris filled her long life with accomplishments whose impacts resonated with anyone who had the great fortune of crossing her path. As the ...

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William Gould, III NOV 16, 1931 - AUG 26, 2023

William Gould, III

William Gould, III, passed away on August 26, 2023. Services will be updated. ...

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Joseph John Reis III AUG 05, 1949 - AUG 25, 2023

Joseph John Reis III

Joseph John Reis, III., 74, of Savannah, passed away Friday, August 25, 2023. He was born August 5, 1949, in Fall River, Massachusetts, son of the late Joseph John Reis and Eva Anita Loftus Reis. He is survived by his wife, Roseann Reis. ...

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Andrew (A.J.) Jordan Shearouse, IV MAY 16, 1949 - AUG 25, 2023

Andrew (A.J.) Jordan Shearouse, IV

Andrew “A.J.” Jordan Shearouse, IV, died peacefully on Friday, August 25, 2023 at his home in North Carolina.  The Macon, GA native was born on May 16, 1949 to the late Andrew Jordan Shearouse, III and Maggie Stewart Shearouse. Andrew lived most of his life in Savannah before moving to North Carolina. For more than 20 years, Andrew served the Savannah community as a master locksmith with Bradley Lock and Key.  Andrew was United State Marine Corp. veteran who served heroically in the Vietnam War. The Purple Heart recipient served in Vietnam from 1967 and 1968 an ...

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Bob Harcharik APR 21, 1940 - AUG 25, 2023

Bob Harcharik

Bob Harcharik passed away on Friday, August 25, 2023 in Savannah, GA. He died of a severe infection that spread rapidly. His loving wife, Angela, was at his bedside. Bob was the only child of Joseph and Ruth Harcharik, born April 21, 1940, and grew up in Hunlock Creek in the heart of coal country in Pennsylvania. He was a 1960 graduate of Penn State’s Engineering Technology program. He was awarded the Alumni Fellow Award in 1984, the most prestigious award given by the Penn State Alumni Association for leadership in their professional field ...

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Rosetta Pauline Davis Sellers - AUG 25, 2023

Rosetta Pauline Davis Sellers

Rosetta Pauline Davis Sellers, age 98, passed away peacefully at her home in Causton Bluff last Friday. Born in Savannah on April 23, 1925, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Eastern Star, the Moon River Chorus, the Savannah Widows Society, and the Savannah Theatre Company. She attended Armstrong Junior College before graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Mathematics and Spanish Language. After graduation, she returned to Savannah and worked for the CDC with the Public Health Services at Oatland Island where she met and married her husband ...

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Joann Maltby Adams NOV 14, 1938 - AUG 24, 2023

Joann Maltby Adams

 Joann Maltby Adams, age 84, passed away peacefully at her home in Richmond Hill, Ga on August 24, 2023. It was a beautiful day and she was doing what made her happiest, watching the river. Joann was born to Mattie Lamb Maltby and Hugh Dorsey Maltby on November 14th, 1938, in Garfield, Ga. She graduated from Commercial High School with the class of 1956. Soon after graduation, Joann married her high school sweetheart and love of her life, Drexel Adams. They were married December 14, 1956, and spent the next 66 years and 8 months side by side. Joann was an intelligent ...

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Michael Robert Morett MAY 07, 1947 - AUG 24, 2023

Michael Robert Morett

Michael Robert Morett, 76 died peacefully on August 24, 2023, with his wife by his side. Mike was born in Los Angeles, California where he attended Catholic schools and El Camino College. He was the third child of James and Angelina Morett. Mike joined the Navy and was stationed at Parris Island, South Carolina as a dental technician. While stationed there, he met his future wife while taking a Spanish class at the University of South Carolina in Beaufort. Shortly after they were married, he was ordered to Cam Rahn Bay in Vietnam. It was there that he was exposed to Agent Orange that caused ...

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Stephen Palmer Walsh, Jr. OCT 06, 1981 - AUG 24, 2023

Stephen Palmer Walsh, Jr.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Stephen Palmer Walsh Jr., beloved son, brother and uncle, at the age of 41. Stephen was born on October 6th, 1981, in Augsburg, Germany to Adrianne Walsh and Stephen Walsh Sr. and moved around the country as his father was a career officer in the Army. Eventually settling in Port Orange, Florida, he attended Spruce Creek High School and the University of Florida. Stephen remained in Gainesville, FL, after college and became a fixture in the city’s restaurant industry for the past 20 years. Passionate about the arts and a ...

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Bobby Jason Hughes MAR 23, 1979 - AUG 24, 2023

Bobby Jason Hughes

Bobby Jason Hughes passed away August 24, 2023. Bobby was born March 23, 1979, in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from Calvary Day School in 1997 and attended Johnson and Wales Culinary School in Charleston, South Carolina, to pursue his love of cooking. Bobby had so many hobbies such as gardening, remodeling, landscaping, and of course cooking. The boy could cook up some food! His family and friends were so important to him, and he loved everyone unconditionally. He was always sending his mom a picture of a new plant he had bought, or he would get excited when something bloomed for the ...

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Morgan "Walter" Boesche AUG 08, 1950 - AUG 23, 2023


Morgan (Walter) Boesche, 73, of Brooklet, Georgia, went to be home with the Lord on August 23, 2023. Morgan (Walter) was born on August 08, 1950.  Born to Walter and Kathleen Boesche, Morgan grew up in Indianapolis and later served in the National Guard.   After being honorably discharged, Morgan moved to Georgia with his wife, Susan, and made a life for himself and his family as a pastor, a deacon, and a contractor, serving his community and bringing light wherever he went.   He was deeply involved with reliving history from 2001 to 2020, volunteering at mult ...

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Jayne Malcom Ducey OCT 17, 1936 - AUG 21, 2023

Jayne Malcom Ducey

Jayne Malcom Ducey, 86, of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully Monday evening, August 21, 2023 at Summer Breeze with her family keeping vigil by her side. She fought a brave battle with cancer under Hospice care for the last two months. Jayne was born in 1936 in Social Circle, Georgia. She was the daughter of Archie Preston Malcom and Sarah Rebecca "Becky" Adams Malcom of Social Circle, and after her father's death, step-daughter of Dr. M. W. Anderson. Jayne was a 1954 graduate of Social Circle High School where she participated fully in all activities. She was captain ...

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Linda Hernandez Farley AUG 26, 1973 - AUG 21, 2023

Linda Hernandez Farley

Linda Hernandez Farley, 49, of Pooler, GA ceased her battle with cancer on August 21, 2023. Linda was born on August 26, 1973 to Arnulfo Hernandez Martinez Jr. and the late Ramona Davila Martinez in Bartow, FL. Linda blessed many companies with her presence throughout her life time. She served in the Georgia Army National Guard, where she met her husband Kevin Howard Farley Jr. Linda attended Savannah Technical College graduating from the Honor Society as a Paralegal. She used her degree only for a brief time due to her cancer, Linda was a full time peacemaker, world class chef, tea ...

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Marilyn Ruth Parsons Grant - AUG 20, 2023

Marilyn Ruth Parsons Grant

Marilyn Ruth Parsons Grant, Bootsie, quietly passed away on August 20th 2023.  She was born July 24th 1943.  A graduate of Jenkins High School, she was proud to follow in her mother’s footsteps as a nurse.  She particularly loved working with children and babies.  Bootsie was blessed to be a nurse for over 20 years.  She is survived by her two sons Theron Arthur Grant, III (Jennifer), Andrew Parsons Grant (Teresa), and eight grandchildren, Marissa Cherew, Nicole Cherew, Tyler Grant, Makayla Grant, Ian Grant, Arran Grant, Robby Gra ...

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Elizabeth (Liz) McGough NOV 15, 1934 - AUG 20, 2023

Elizabeth (Liz) McGough

Elizabeth Ann (Liz) Hemmes McGough, 88, passed away peacefully at Spanish Oaks Retreat on August 20 and was reunited in heaven with her beloved husband Chuck. Liz was born in Pittsburgh, PA, the daughter of Paul J. Hemmes and Mary Puhlik Hemmes.  She graduated from Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh and received a BS degree from the University of Pittsburgh.   In 1956 Liz married Chuck and they had five sons, Michael (Gloria) of Skidaway Island, GA; Steven (Peggy) of Houston, TX; Mark (Arleen) of Westlake Village, CA; Timothy of Merrimack, NH; and Gary, deceased. In additi ...

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Page Howard Haberlin SEP 21, 1940 - AUG 20, 2023

Page Howard Haberlin

Page Howard Haberlin, died August 20, 2023 under the care of Hospice, at the age of 82 surrounded by family.  He was the son of Dr. Chester and Marion Haberlin.  Born September 21, 1940 in Bridgeport, CT. He attended Salem College, West Virginia, graduating with a B.S. degree.  After working corporate positions, he and his wife Ginny purchased a floral gift store in 1989.  He was a talented floral designer and the business grew with many corporate accounts.  In 2003, Page and Ginny sold their business and home in one month and retired to Savannah to be near their daugh ...

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Ronald Paul Williams - AUG 20, 2023

Ronald Paul Williams

Ronald Paul Williams, 73, died peacefully on Sunday, August 20, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Ron was born on September 1, 1949, the third son of Ralph and Winola Williams at Camp Lejeune, NC.  His father, being a Marine, and his family lived in Hawaii, California and finally settled in Alexandria, VA.   He attended school there and graduated from Edison High School.  He then joined the Marines and did his time in Vietnam as a combat engineer.  After returning to Virginia, he became a carpenter and built many custom homes in both Virginia and Florida.&nb ...

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Kay B. Hirsch NOV 16, 1948 - AUG 19, 2023

Kay B. Hirsch

Kay B. Hirsch, 74, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, August 19, 2023.  The Lockhaven, PA native was a longtime resident of Wilmington Island. Kay was born on November 16, 1948 to the late Richard A. Bolopue and the late Doris Fitzsimmons Bolopue. She enjoyed traveling and scrapbooking.  Kay was a remarkable and beautiful woman. The love for her family and friends was always evident. Kay's joyful smile will long be held in the hearts of her family, friends, and all those who knew and loved her. Kay will be dearly missed by her hus ...

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James (Jim) L. McLaughlin, Jr. OCT 28, 1957 - AUG 19, 2023

James (Jim) L.  McLaughlin, Jr.

James Lawrence "Jim"  McLaughlin, Jr., 65, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at Candler Hospital. Jim is survived by two sisters, Suzanne M. VonWaldner and Erin M. Walling (Tracy); two brothers, Joe McLaughlin (Dana), and Kevin McLaughlin (Heather); and many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephew.  The McLaughlin family is forever grateful to La Mech Mathis and all of Jim's devoted friends from McDonough’s. Visitation will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at F ...

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Jim Lanier - AUG 18, 2023

Jim Lanier

Jim Lanier, 77, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on Friday, August 18th, 2023.  With his last breath on Earth came his first step in Heaven, and he is now with the Lord alongside the family and friends who were waiting there to greet him, of which there are many. James Roy Lanier was born November 9, 1945, to the late Arlene Akins Lanier and James Richard Lanier.  A member of the Jenkins High School class of 1963, Jim then attended Belhaven College on a baseball scholarship, graduating in 1967.  Belhaven not only brought him a new calling to serve the Lo ...

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Sister Donna Jo Loeper, SSJ FEB 20, 1953 - AUG 18, 2023

Sister Donna Jo Loeper, SSJ

Sister Donna Jo Loeper, SSJ, died August 18, 2023 at the age of 70. Sister Donna was the daughter of the late Donald and Mildred (Misura) Loeper; sister of Alan (Linda), Duane (Judith), Joseph (Elizabeth), Thomas (Denise), John (Veronica), and Patricia Loeper. She is also survived by nieces, a nephew, grandnephews, a grandniece and the members of her Congregation, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at  Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church, 112 Fell Street, Savannah, Georgia. ...

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Jack C. Wray JUN 03, 1945 - AUG 18, 2023

Jack C. Wray

  Jack Wray, 78, of Savannah, GA, passed away on August 17, 2023 in the presence of his loving wife Karen, after a multi-year battle with dementia.   Jack was born on June 03, 1945 to Wade N. and Nadine H. Wray in the city of Burlington, NC. After Jack graduated from Walter N. Williams High School in 1963, he pursued a degree in mathematics at Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, NC .    In 1969, he met Karen on a blind date while in seminary, and they married in 1971 after graduation. Jack and Karen have one son, Derek.   After graduation, he attended Lutheran Theo ...

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Cecelia Bostick Williams JAN 09, 1981 - AUG 16, 2023

Cecelia Bostick Williams

Miss Cecelia Bostick Williams    “Her Life Was A Special Occasion” Savannah, Georgia ---She was a devoted daughter of the South,  born into a Savannah family whose roots were established in 1734, a bit of history she was proud to share.  Cecelia, known to all as Cece was the spirited firstborn child of Charles Lawton Williams and Julia Bostick Jones Williams and big sister to Molly.  She came quietly into the world on January 9, 1981, and since that time she has been anything but. When Cece entered a room, everyone knew it as her voice preceded h ...

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Elmer C. (E.C.) Painter, III - AUG 16, 2023

Elmer C. (E.C.) Painter, III

The family of Elmer C. Painter, III (E.C.) of Wilmington Island, Georgia is saddened to announce his passing on August 16, 2023 at the age of 67 years. E,C. will be lovingly remembered by his wife of over forty years, Judith Gail McCrary; mother, Jean Painter; sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Scott Noakes; nephew, Alex Noakes; nieces, Emily Noakes and Amber Shahan; mother-in-law, Jackie McCrary; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Linda McCrary; and nephews Ryan and Brett McCrary. E.C. was predeceased by his loving son, Evan Painter; father, Elmer Painter, Jr; and brother, Philip Pa ...

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Denise O'Brien Garbarino APR 02, 1945 - AUG 15, 2023

Denise O'Brien Garbarino

Denise O’Brien Garbarino, 78, of John’s Island, SC, passed away peacefully on August 15, 2023. Denise was born on April 2, 1945, to Dennis and Edna (Steinberg) O’Brien in Teaneck, NJ. At the age of four, Denise sadly lost her father Dennis, to a brain aneurysm. A few years later her mother, Edna, remarried to Russell Armstrong, who quickly became known as “Daddy Russ” and who many will tell you was an amazing father to Denise and whom she loved and cherished dearly.   Denise graduated from The Dwight-Englewood School in 1963 and was a graduate of Endicott ...

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Mark Sharpe AUG 28, 1957 - AUG 12, 2023

Mark Sharpe

Mark Stephen Sharpe, 65, passed away unexpectedly August 12, 2023 with his family by his side. Mark was born in Savannah, Ga on August 28, 1957 to the late Wyman H. Sharpe and Frances C. Sharpe. Mark was a lifelong resident of Savannah, attending Benedictine Military School and Georgia Southern University, while earning a bachelors degree in criminal justice. This would eventually lead Mark into a career with the Chatham County Police Department, serving honorably as a detective with the Department for 11 years. Mark, previously, was a custom home builder in Savannah. Mark, then, went on to ...

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Star Corporal Benjamin Douglas (Twin) Herron DEC 17, 1966 - AUG 11, 2023

Star Corporal Benjamin Douglas (Twin) Herron

Click here to view livestream of service beginning at 10:45 Click here to view the committal service and rending of honors for Star Corporal Benjamin Douglas Herron. The livestream will begin at 12:30 p,m. with the service expected to begin at approximately 12:45 p.m. Benjamin Douglas “Twin” Herron, 56 passed away on August 11, 2023 doing what he enjoyed most, working. He was the husband of Sherry Herron with whom he shared 33 years of marriage. This native Savannahian was born December 17, 1966. Doug was not alone, his twin brother Ben Junior who entered this world a few ...

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Sandy Bolen - AUG 11, 2023

Sandy Bolen

Sandra “Sandy” Diane Mercer Bolen, 68, passed away Friday, August 11, 2023, at Memorial Health.  She was born October 30, 1954, in Louisville, Kentucky to Forrest and Juanita Henderson Mercer.  Sandy moved to Tampa, Florida in 1981 before settling in Savannah in 1989.  She was employed by Compassion Christian Church for 10 years, where she also loved worshiping Jesus.  She is preceded in death by her brothers Donny Mercer, Kenny Mercer, and Tim Mercer. Sandy is survived by her loving husband, Pastor Jim Bolen, two daughters, Stephanie Woodruff (Todd), and ...

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Phyllis Johnson Parham MAY 15, 1932 - AUG 11, 2023

Phyllis Johnson Parham

Phyllis J. Parham, age 91, passed away August 11, 2023, in Savannah, Ga.  Phyllis was born on May 15, 1932, in Griffin, Ga, the only child of Luther Echols Johnson of Carrolton, GA, and Ella Gray Stapleton Johnson of Griffin, Ga. The family moved in 1946 from Griffin to Tavares, Fl, and then to Savannah, where Phyllis attended Commercial High School.  A longtime resident of both Thunderbolt and Wilmington Island, she was an intelligent and personable woman who co-owned and operated businesses with her husband and owned several businesses of her own for many years. She later wor ...

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Willa Katie McKenzie DEC 21, 1932 - AUG 10, 2023

Willa Katie McKenzie

Willa Katie McKenzie, 90, entered heaven on August 10, 2023. Katie was born on December 21, 1932, to the late Sarah and Joe McKenzie. She enjoyed her job as an administrative assistant for New England Life insurance company, where she worked for many years. Katie loved shopping, cooking desserts, entertaining, and spending time with her friends and family. Her joy came out of helping people. She was a member of The Sanctuary, her faith and trust in God provided strength and help in her life. Katie is preceded in death by her father, Joe McKenzie; mother, Sarah McKenzie; and brothers, Hartwe ...

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Harold J. Collins - AUG 09, 2023

Harold J. Collins

Harold J. Collins, 96, passed away August 9, 2023 at his residence. No local service will be held at this time.    ...

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Carolyn Ernest DEC 13, 1940 - AUG 08, 2023

Carolyn Ernest

Carolyn Dexter Ernest died peacefully on August 8, 2023, with her family at her bedside after a short but courageous fight with brain cancer. Carolyn, 82 years old, was born in Worchester, MA, to E. Lewis and Gertrude Loring Dexter. Carolyn’s father died in 1945 when she was four and her sister, Cynthia was seven. Their mother raised the girls working as an elementary school teacher in nearby Auburn. At school, Carolyn loved math, science, and sports. After high school, Carolyn went to nursing school and became a registered nurse in 1961. Her first nursing position was in Boston, at t ...

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Gregory Scott, Sr. SEP 20, 1956 - AUG 08, 2023

Gregory Scott, Sr.

Gregory Scott Sr. died on August 8th, 2023. Greg was a Savannah native who was born on September 20th, 1956. As a young man, Greg served as a Sheriff’s Deputy for Chatham County. He went on to complete a criminal justice degree at Armstrong State University and an MBA at Savannah State University. Greg spent many years working as a claims specialist before ultimately becoming the Risk Manager for Chatham County. While he is known to many through his jobs, Greg was, first and foremost, a family man. With Angela, his wife of forty years, he raised Gregory, Jr. and Melissa. He was also t ...

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Janet Joyce Brennan - AUG 07, 2023

Janet Joyce Brennan

Janet Marie Joyce Brennan Jan was born in Savannah, GA June 3 rd, 1946 to the late J. Read “Sunshine” Joyce and Margaret Weimar Joyce. She passed away at home surrounded by her family on August 7th, 2023. Jan attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic School and St. Vincent’s Academy until she was asked by the administration to please continue her education elsewhere. She ended up graduating from Savannah High School in 1965. Jan married Joe Brennan, also of Savannah, in 1971 and promptly moved to Taichung, Taiwan where Joe was stationed during the Vietnam War. She gave birth to ...

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Gertrude "Trudie" Andrea St. Thomas Sabogal - AUG 07, 2023


Gertrude “Trudie” Andrea St. Thomas Sabogal,70, died on Monday August 7, 2023.  Trudie was born in Perth Andover, New Brunswick, Canada.  She was the daughter of the late Hubert and Daphan (Baker) St. Thomas.  She attended the University of New Brunswick and the University of Missouri  where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology.  At the age of 21, she moved to Savannah, Georgia where she has called home for the past  49 years.  Trudie worked at Summit Cancer Care for over 40 years where she was a dedicated medical techn ...

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Pat Kleinpeter MAR 26, 1941 - AUG 06, 2023

Pat Kleinpeter

Charles Patrick “Pat” Kleinpeter, 82, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, August 6, 2023. Pat was born in White Plains, NY on March 26, 1941 to Patrick Waddell Kleinpeter and Beatrice Youmans Kleinpeter. He had one brother, William “Bill” Leslie Kleinpeter. As a young boy, he played football, basketball, and baseball for the Tiger Club and took dance lessons from Marylin Youmans School of Dance. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1959 and received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia Southern College. In 1966, Pat married Anita Louise ...

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Meta Maria Hogge Wright JAN 23, 1930 - AUG 06, 2023

Meta Maria Hogge Wright

Meta Maria Hogge Wright “Mimi” passed away peacefully on August 6, 2023, at her home at The Oaks Assisted Living in Pooler. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 23, 1930, to Bertie Rafael Hogge and Cornele Smith Hogge. Mimi spent her youth in several Central American and Caribbean countries where her father worked for United Fruit Company. Mimi and her sister, Betsy, came to the United States to attend high school at Mount De Sales in Macon, Georgia during WWII. After graduation, she attended LSU where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Later, she attend ...

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Karen Sanders Kitchell JAN 09, 1952 - AUG 06, 2023

Karen Sanders Kitchell

Karen Sanders Kitchell (KK) entered Heaven and joined all the saints and angels on Sunday, August 6, after a heroic three-year battle with breast cancer. Karen was born January 9, 1952, and lived all her life in Savannah. She was always a hard worker and at the age of 13, she and friends helped run the Tiger Gym skating rink on Bee Road.  She graduated from Savannah High in 1970 and worked in the chemical industry for most of her career where she was a rock star of customer service, untangling missed orders and handling crisis calls at all hours of the day and night. KK loved fishing, ...

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Madeline Cetti AUG 01, 1944 - AUG 04, 2023

Madeline Cetti

Madeline VonWaldner Cetti, 79, died peacefully on Friday, August 4, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Madeline was born in Savannah, one of four sisters, to John A. and Marie (Rosignol) VonWaldner. Predeceased by her big sister Elaine Smith and survived by younger sisters Anna Settipanni of Flint, Michigan and Marilyn VonWaldner of Portland, Oregon. She graduated from H. V. Jenkins high school. She was a loving wife, mother, granny and friend, loved by everyone whose lives she touched.              Madeline married the ...

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Jose Rivera NOV 25, 1966 - AUG 03, 2023

Jose Rivera

Jose Rivera, 56, died peacefully on Thursday, August 3rd, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. Jose was born in Brooklyn, New York, the 5th son of Maria C. Rivera and the late Otilio Rivera. He was educated at Jonesboro-Hodge High School, Jonesboro Louisiana class of ‘86. While attending, he joined the Louisiana National Guard. After becoming a high school graduate, he became a soldier in the United States Army. During those service years, Jose started as an Ammunitions Specialist before ending his service career as a Fire Support Specialist. He was medically discharged in 1999. Moving ...

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Mary Odom Grosse FEB 13, 1931 - JUL 30, 2023

Mary Odom Grosse

Sunday, July 30, 2023, Mary Odom Grosse died peacefully in her sleep at Spanish Oaks Retreat in Savannah, Georgia at the age of 92. Born in Evans County, Georgia, Mary worked for the FBI in Washington, DC, where she met her husband Richard (Dick) Grosse. Together they lived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Germany, New York State, and finally the last 60 years on Tybee Island, Georgia. Mary was predeceased by her husband Richard, who she loved amazingly. Her advice on marriage was this: “Love is good and sex is great, but you really have to like a person in order to have a succes ...

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Virginia Jackson Simmons JUL 05, 1920 - JUL 30, 2023

Virginia Jackson Simmons

Virginia Jackson Simmons, 103, died peacefully on Sunday, July 30, 2023. Elizabeth is survived by her children, Fred, Diane, and Cindy; grandchildren, Sandy and Edward; and great-grandchildren, Anneke and Marijke. ...

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Eileen Lobel - JUL 30, 2023

Eileen Lobel

Eileen Lobel passed away July 30, 2023, at Oaks at Savannah, under the care of hospice. Eileen Luchow Lobel, born June 13, 1929, grew up in Brooklyn, NY. She met the love of her life, Hugh Lobel in Jr High School. They married, September 9, 1951. After having two children, they moved to White Plains, NY in 1956. In her White Plains years, Eileen served the community as President of the PTA, girl scout leader, real estate broker and business owner. In 1993, Eileen and Hugh moved to The Landings, in Savannah, GA. After the death of their son, David, Eileen started “Parties with a Purpose&r ...

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Charles C.J. Fritz APR 04, 1967 - JUL 30, 2023

Charles C.J. Fritz

Charles Justin (CJ) Fritz was born April 4, 1967, in Rockledge, FL to Jane Drinkhouse and Charles F. Fritz. He grew up in Merritt Island with his mother and his older brother William Edward (Eddy) Fritz. As a child, CJ enjoyed playing baseball, roller skating, and digging tunnels in the neighborhood sandlot. In 1983, his mom remarried, and CJ gained a stepfather, Thomas DeMars, along with stepsisters Tina DeMars and Amy DeMars. CJ graduated from Merritt Island High School in 1985. In 1989, he married Susan and became a father to her 5-year-old son, Danny. The next year, they were blessed ...

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John M. Vergoz SEP 09, 1935 - JUL 30, 2023

John M. Vergoz

John McCaffer Vergoz, 87, died on July 30, 2023, from complications of dementia in the presence of his wife Gail and daughter Robin.  John was born on September 9, 1935, in Brooklyn, New York, to Agnes and Arthur Vergoz who were originally from Glasgow, Scotland. He had one brother, Ronald Arthur Vergoz who predeceased him, and one sister, Nancy Vergoz Gadzinski who survives him. He grew up in Babylon, NY, and attended public schools there. He spent a great deal of time on the Great South Bay fishing and digging clams to earn money while in school. After high school, he joined the ...

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Deanna Rose Kinnaman FEB 19, 1944 - JUL 29, 2023

Deanna Rose Kinnaman

Deanna was born on February 19, 1944 in New Rochelle, NY to Mary and Victor Cossio. She passed away peacefully at Azalealand Nursing and Rehab in Savannah, GA on July 29, 2023. She was preceded in death by both of her parents, her dear Aunt Rose Smitarello and her brother Victor Cossio. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, John Kinnaman, and nieces, Dina Cossio and Kara Cossio, a nephew, Craig Cossio, cousins in the US and Italy and beloved godson, Matthew Happel.  Deanna graduated from College of St. Elizabeth in Convent Station, NJ. She worked in various professional capacitie ...

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Avalyn Fisher Heitmann AUG 12, 1949 - JUL 28, 2023

Avalyn Fisher Heitmann

Avalyn F. Heitmann, 73, died peacefully on Friday, July 28, 2023 at Hospice House Savannah. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on August 12, 1949. She was the daughter of the late William Joseph Fisher and Mildred Haygood Fisher. Surviving are her husband, William F. Heitmann, Jr.; and a son, William F. “Freddy”  Heitmann, III, both of Savannah. To honor Avalyn's wishes, there will be no funeral service. The family invites you to please privately celebrate her memory in your own way. We know that she will be with us all i ...

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Charles W. Osonitsch - JUL 24, 2023

 Charles W. Osonitsch

Charles William Osonitsch, a pioneering aerospace engineer and devoted family man, passed away on July 24th, 2023, at the age of 81 in Savannah, Ga. He was born on March 26th, 1942, in Queens, New York, to his loving parents Hartwin Osonitsch and Mary Osonitsch. Charles leaves behind a rich legacy, his wife, Virginia Osonitsch as well as his four beloved children: Annmarie Caccavale, Kerianne Miller, Vincent Osonitsch, and Alexander Osonitsch.  Educated at New York University, Charles achieved great heights in his academic journey, earning both a Bachelor of Science and a Master' ...

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Patsy St Lawrence NOV 27, 1945 - JUL 24, 2023

Patsy St Lawrence

Patsy St Lawrence died peacefully in her daughter’s home on Monday, July 24, 2023. Patsy was born on November 27, 1945, in Jesup, Georgia. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Bill Newbold; her daughter-in-law, Sherree Teston; her four much-beloved grandchildren, Katie Niven (Michael), Eva Newbold, Michael Teston, and Will Newbold; and her four much-adored great-grandchildren, Hunter Anderson, McKenzie White, Bentlee Niven, and Axel Niven. Patsy was predeceased by her son, Kerry Teston; her husband and soulmate, Al St Lawrence; her parents, Henry and Eva ...

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Agatha M. (Aggie) McCullough - JUL 23, 2023

Agatha M. (Aggie) McCullough

Agatha (Aggie) Morrison McCullough passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2023 surrounded by the love of her family. For nearly 90 years, Aggie McCullough made the world a better place and touched the lives of everyone she met. Aggie was born in Ridgeland, S.C., on August 13, 1933. In 1950, she graduated from Ridgeland High School. After moving to Savannah, she studied nursing at St. Joseph's Hospital and subsequently graduated with her nursing degree in 1953. She served on the board for Hancock Academy and was a longtime member of the Savannah Yacht Club. Aggie was precede ...

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Jacqueline Elizabeth Hood - JUL 23, 2023

Jacqueline Elizabeth Hood

Jacqueline Elizabeth Graham Hood, 89, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2023.  She was born March 18, 1934, in Denver, Colorado to the late Harold and Elizabeth Graham.  Mrs. Hood was a longtime member of White Bluff Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, and was a member of the Mary and Martha Circle.  She worked in the office of the church, and for Crawford & Company for many years.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Lee Hood. She is survived by her sons, Randell Hood (Rose), and Mike Hood (Judy), her daughter, Wendy C ...

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Benjamin Collins - JUL 22, 2023

Benjamin Collins

Benjamin Collins, 77, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born March 7, 1946 to the late Benjamin Grant and Marie Banks.  Mr. Collins worked for the I.L.A. 1414 for over 20 years, and was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church.  He is survived by his wonderful wife, who loved him very much, Janet C. Collins, four daughters, Denise, Natasha, Ivory, and Gina, one son, Nick, two sisters, Margaret, Brenda, one brother, Gibb, and several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. The Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 26, 2023 a ...

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Shirley Ann Ard - JUL 22, 2023

Shirley Ann Ard

Shirley Ann Harvey Ard, 78, MeMe as she was known to her family, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2023 at Memorial Health.  She was born in Savannah, GA to the late Jordan and Mary Priester Harvey.  Mrs. Ard worked for many years at Sweet Dreams, an ice cream shop on the Tybee Island Pier.  She was known to many as “The Ice Cream Lady”.  She loved her job and meeting new people everyday from all over the world.     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Ard, Sr., her daughter, Georgianna Ard, and son, Raymon ...

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Rebecca Jean Jahn - JUL 22, 2023

Rebecca Jean Jahn

Rebecca Walker Jahn “Becky Jean Walker”, 84, went to glory in the hereafter Saturday, July 22, 2023, at her home in Richmond Hill, Georgia. She was born December 8th, 1938, in Screven County, Georgia to the late Raymond and Anna Howard Walker. She graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in Arlington, Virginia and soon after married her husband Donald Richard Jahn. They met on a blind date at a Navy Academy Ball and have been dedicated to each other and God - lovingly married for 66 years.  Becky Jahn was a rare gem of a woman who loved the Lord with all ...

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Cheryl Rene Latimer - JUL 22, 2023

Cheryl Rene Latimer

Cheryl Rene Latimer, 72, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2023 at Candler Hospital.  Per her request, there will be no local service.    ...

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Susan Gay Stephens Foley NOV 07, 1948 - JUL 21, 2023

Susan Gay Stephens Foley

Susan Gay Stephens Foley, 74, died peacefully in her home on Friday, July 21, 2023, surrounded by her friends and family. Susie was also affectionately known as Mom and Nanna by her family. Susie was born in Savannah on November 7, 1948, to parents William Henry Stephens and Pearl Olliff. She grew up in Twin City, Georgia before moving to Savannah for most of her adult life. She retired from Savannah Electric after working for many years. Susan is survived by her husband, George Foley; children, Jeffry Carter, Mitch Foley, and Dawn Foley-Nix; grandchildren, Carter, Ryan, and Caden; and sist ...

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Thomas Clouse Madison, Sr. APR 19, 1929 - JUL 20, 2023

Thomas Clouse Madison, Sr.

Thomas C. Madison died peacefully July 20, 2023 at Summer Breeze Senior Living. He was born in Savannah on April 19, 1929, attended the Waters Avenue School, and was a 1947 graduate of Benedictine Military School. He served during the Korean Conflict in 1952 and 1953, and as he said many times, successfully kept the North Koreans out of Tennessee. His working career began at the Central of Georgia Railroad as a fireman on steam engines, which he remembered fondly, though it was hard work. After several years, he was able to qualify as an Engineer. During that time, he married Joan Cartwright, ...

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John O. Reed APR 23, 1959 - JUL 20, 2023

John O. Reed

John O. Reed, 64, of Savannah Ga passed away peacefully on July 20, 2023 at Candler St. Joseph Hospital after a brief illness.   He was the beloved son of the late James O. Reed and Barbara Dawn Smith Reed of Rome, Georgia.   Upon John’s graduation from Darlington School in Rome, GA., he joined the U.S. Navy in 1982 serving his country and traveling the world.  Upon his discharge, he attended and graduated from State University of New York at Albany with an Associate of Science in Military Science and then from Temple University in 1992 with a degree in geograph ...

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Ralph Heinze DEC 06, 1933 - JUL 20, 2023

Ralph Heinze

Ralph A. Heinze, age 89, died peacefully in Savannah, Georgia on Thursday, July 20, 2023. He is survived by his children, Susan Taylor of Savannah, Georgia and Bob Heinze of San Clemente, California; son-in-law Paul Taylor; daughter-in-law, Julie Heinze; and five grandchildren, Will (Madi) Heinze and great-granddaughter, Georgia; Elizabeth Heinze; Clay Heinze; Sean (Kate) Taylor; and Natalie (Domenic) Scavola. Ralph was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended the University of Arizona where he met the lady who would forever change his life, Ann, who preceded him in death in 2012. Ralph&nb ...

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Connie Yvonne Cleary - JUL 19, 2023

Connie Yvonne Cleary

Connie Yvonne Cleary, 58, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 19, 2023. Connie was born in Savannah, GA, the eldest daughter of Michael A. Cleary, Sr., and Cheryl Vause Cleary. She grew up in Marietta, GA. She worked as mortgage processor for many years.  In addition to her parents, Connie leaves behind two sisters, Karen Albanese (Scott Allen) and Tonya Loyd (Jay); a brother, Michael A. Cleary, Jr. (Brandy); nieces and nephews, Marisa Albanese, Ryan Loyd, Madison Loyd, and Dylan, Zachary, and Noah Cleary; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her beloved dog, Archie.  Conn ...

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Robert "Bob" Mason Langston FEB 22, 1955 - JUL 17, 2023


Passed away suddenly at his residence on July 17, 2023, Robert (Bob) M. Langston, 68, of Savannah, GA. Bob or Bobby, as he was affectionately called by those who loved him, was born at Langley AFB in Virginia to Margaret (Quigley) & Master Sergeant Mason Lee Langston (dec. 1969). He grew up in the area of Crest Hill in Savannah until he moved to Houston, Texas where he would be joined by the love of his life, Sondra (Sandy) Allen and they were married there shortly after.  Having spent 20 years in Texas, Bob & Sandy moved back to Georgia where they owned Langston Insurance a ...

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Charles F. James Jr. MAY 19, 1949 - JUL 16, 2023

Charles F. James Jr.

Charles F. James, Jr., affectionately known as Chuck, passed away on July 16, 2023, leaving behind a legacy of love and kindness. Born on May 19, 1949, Chuck lived a life filled with compassion, dedication, and joy.   Chuck was a devoted husband, father, and friend. His gentle spirit and loving personality touched the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing him. Throughout his 50 years of marriage, Chuck remained a constant source of love and support to his beloved wife, Denise James. Their bond was a testament to the power of true partnership and unwavering commitment.   ...

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Cecilia Collins Courtenay APR 09, 1930 - JUL 16, 2023

Cecilia Collins Courtenay

Cecilia Collins Courtenay passed away on Sunday July 16, 2023, surrounded by her family. Cecilia was born April 9, 1930, in Savannah Georgia to James Joseph Collins Sr. and Cecilia Cassidy Collins. She was the eldest of four siblings.  Cecilia grew up in Savannah, graduating from St. Vincent’s Academy in 1948 and attended college at Armstrong where she formed a lifetime of enduring friendships with her beloved girlfriends, the “Knitwits.” In 1956 Cecilia married Edward A. Leonard Jr. and together they had four daughters. She raised her children while continuing her 28 ...

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Richard "Rick" Peters McGinn FEB 13, 1956 - JUL 15, 2023


Richard “Rick” Peters McGinn, 67, of Tybee Island, Georgia died Saturday, July 15, 2023. He was born February 13, 1956, in Savannah, to the late Richard McGinn and Rochelle Threlkeld. Rick was a graduate of Benedictine Military School, Class of 1974. He attended Armstrong College and Savannah State College in pursuit of his passion of horticulture. Rick was a groundskeeper at Wormsloe Plantation for many years, and also worked for the City of Savannah Park and Tree Division. Rick enjoyed reading, gardening and body surfing at Tybee Island. Survivors include his brothers and sist ...

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James Frederick Shonerd NOV 22, 1939 - JUL 15, 2023

James Frederick Shonerd

James (Jim) Frederick Shonerd, age 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 15th, 2023, in Savannah, Georgia. He was born on November 22nd, 1939, in Lincoln, Nebraska to the late George and Edith (Davis) Shonerd.   Jim served six years in the Navy and later worked as an installation foreman for the telephone company. In Washington, he met the love of his life Lou, who he married on June 5, 1960. They later moved back to Iowa where they raised their two daughters Lynn and Deborah.   Jim loved hunting, shooting pool, and riding his Harley. Prior to hi ...

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William Edward Johnson Sr. NOV 25, 1939 - JUL 14, 2023

William Edward Johnson Sr.

William Edward “Eddie” Johnson, Sr., 83, of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully on July 14th, surrounded by family. Eddie was born on November 25th, 1939 in Savannah, GA and continued his younger years in the area, where he attended Savannah High School. He had a celebrated career with Allstate Insurance and retired after 30 years of service. After retiring, Eddie continued to work in security at Chatham County Courthouse as a Blue Coat. He also served in the Armored Division Artillery as a Reserve for the Army National Guard of Georgia. He married his wife Toni (Durante) Jo ...

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Josephine Boswell APR 12, 2021 - JUL 13, 2023

Josephine Boswell

Josephine “The Tyrant” Marie Boswell blessed the world with her arrival on April 12, 2021.  Her family’s lives were collectively shattered when she passed away the evening of July 13, 2023 in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia.  She is survived by her parents Kassandra “Mommy” and Lee “Daddy” Boswell, her grandparents Linda “Nama” and Gary “Pop-pop” Gober, her Aunt Nicole “Nikik” Pelky, her Uncle Thomas “Tamos” Ferrer, numerous other aunts, uncles and extended family members. Josephine’s ...

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Lamar Poole Rabun, Jr. FEB 04, 1948 - JUL 12, 2023

Lamar Poole Rabun, Jr.

Mr. Lamar Poole Rabun, Jr., 75, of Savannah, passed away, Tuesday, July 12, 2023. He was born February 4, 1948, in Louisville, Georgia to the late Lamar Poole Rabun Sr., and Charlotte Dixon Rabun. Lamar was a soft-spoken, genuine man who always had a snack in his pocket, a band-aid in his wallet, and a loving word on his lips. He was an expert consumer of sweets and the number one fan of his wife, beloved Pat Rabun’s legendary baking, a skill he passed on to his children. Always the quintessential doer, Lamar was known for his perfectly manicured lawns, his expertly trained German She ...

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Anthony Waldrop DEC 29, 1972 - JUL 11, 2023

Anthony Waldrop

In every life there comes a time to transition from Earth to Fairer Climes. For Anthony Joel Waldrop (born December 29, 1972) that time came on July 11, 2023. Beloved Father (Sons Alan, age 11 and Julian, age 6), Husband (Wife Janice), Son (Carolin (deceased) and Stan Jones; Myron Waldrop (deceased)), Brother (Alicia Burnette and husband Brian), Nephew (Jason Waldop), Uncle (Alex, Cohen, and Joel Burnette), Cousin and Friend (Many+Many More). Loved, missed and mourned on Earth. Now Sheltered by the Grace and Glory of his Savior. Life unto Death unto Life...the flesh perishes, Memories gird and ...

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Richard R. Thetford - JUL 10, 2023

Richard R. Thetford

Richard Rust Thetford, a truly badass dragonslayer, died at home in Savannah, Georgia, on Monday, July 10, 2023. In his 65 years of exasperating everyone in sight, he also became the person you turned to first for help, comfort, and a smile to make the day better. He was a friend to everyone—except jerks. He definitely had a problem with jerks. Richard was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, November 27, 1957. From all accounts he had pretty much a traditional boyhood of falling off bicycles, slicing his hands as he showed off with knives, and doing stupid things to impress girls. It was on ...

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Ann Shelton Knight - JUL 09, 2023

Ann Shelton Knight

Ann Shelton Knight, 83, died Sunday, July 9, 2023, under the care of G.H.C. Hospice and with her family by her side.  Ann was born August 30, 1939, in Savannah, GA to Reuben Shelton Burkhalter and Sadie Elizabeth Curry. Ann grew up in Savannah, graduated from Savannah High School in 1957 and attended Armstrong State College.  As a cheerleader for Armstrong, she met the love of her life, William Reid Knight.  In 1959 they married and started a beautiful life together.  They were blessed with four wonderful children. In addition to her loving parents, she was prece ...

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Kimberly Nelson Kersey JUN 23, 1970 - JUL 09, 2023

Kimberly Nelson Kersey

Kimberly Kersey, 53, passed on Sunday July 09th, 2023, at Memorial Hospital in Savannah Georgia. She was surrounded by her loving husband and children.   Kim was born in Savannah Ga. She was well known for her unmatched southern hospitality, extravagant parties and generous heart.   Family was Kim’s passion and delight; followed closely by her real estate career, which she never claimed to be a job but rather a joy. Her four grandchildren (Madeline, Penelope, Mia, and Julian) were the reason she lived and fought so very hard. They had the best grandmother the world could&rs ...

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Marilyn H. Spillane - JUL 08, 2023

Marilyn H. Spillane

Marilyn Elizabeth Hammond Spillane, 94, died Saturday, July 8, 2023.  Marilyn was born February 7, 1929, in Kreole, Mississippi to Walter Gilmore Hammond and Hazel Fletcher Hammond.  Most of her childhood was spent in Mobile, Alabama, graduating from Murphy High School, class of 1946.  She met the love of her life, Thomas Michael Spillane, on a blind date and they later married on May 1, 1954, in Mobile, AL.  Marilyn and Thomas made their home in Savannah and were blessed with 3 daughters, Susan Elizabeth, Teresa Odette, and Marilyn Anne.  Marilyn volunteered for ma ...

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Kathleen Irene Sasser AUG 13, 1942 - JUL 08, 2023

Kathleen Irene Sasser

Kathleen Irene Beardon Sasser, 80, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2023. She was best known by her family as a beautiful, loving, and classy mom, nonna, meme, friend, and sister. Kathleen always dressed to the nines. She loved fashion, getting her hair and nails done, shopping, and spending time with family and friends. Kathleen was an all-around special person, being everyone’s right hand woman. She was employed by Colonial Oil Industries, where she enjoyed working for 19 years. Kathleen is preceded by her husband, Hinton Ellis Sasser; mother, Elizabeth Irene Hammock; loving step ...

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John J. White AUG 03, 1945 - JUL 06, 2023

John J. White

John J. White, 77, of Savannah, GA, sadly left us on Thursday, July 6, 2023 following a long illness.  He is survived by his wife, Kathleen White, a daughter, Jennifer Hagan, 2 sons, Christopher White and Brian White, a sister, Bessie Kicklighter, a brother, Richard White, 4 grandchildren, Carson, Jack, May, and Talmadge, and several nieces and nephews.  A private viewing was held by his loving family in his honor. Please make a donation in his memory. to the American Cancer Society,  P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.  ...

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Rebecca D. Salamankas SEP 15, 1974 - JUL 05, 2023

Rebecca D. Salamankas

Rebecca Danielle Salamankas, 48, loving wife of John and devoted mother to Patrick and Jack, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2023 at home with her family while under the care of Hospice Savannah.  She was born September 15, 1974 to Andrea McElveen Richardson and the late William Meyers Richardson.  Rebecca was a member of the First Baptist Church of the Islands and a graduate of Savannah High School.  Her family was her greatest love, along with living on "the Island", spending time at the beach, growing flowers, reading, and painting.  She was blessed with many cl ...

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Elaine Johnson Grooms APR 02, 1940 - JUL 02, 2023

Elaine Johnson Grooms

Elaine Johnson Grooms went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 2nd with family by her side. Born in 1940, she was the daughter of Henry Wiley Johnson Jr. and Elaine Varn Johnson. Elaine was proud to be a native Savannahian and was educated at Pape School of Savannah and Westminster Schools of Atlanta. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church for 52 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Heyward Grooms, her son John Wheeler, her grandson Steven Carey, and her parents. Left to cherish her memory are her three daughters, Holley (Nicole), Katherine, Stacy (Clint) and Heyward ...

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Steven Edward Elkins, Sr. MAR 23, 1968 - JUL 02, 2023

Steven Edward Elkins, Sr.

Steven Edward Elkins, Sr., 55, of Hortense, Georgia, formerly of Savannah, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2023. He was born March 23, 1968, in Savannah, son to the late James Parker Elkins and Doris Ellen Shuman Elkins. Steve was a historic preservationist and did rehabilitation and restoration of historic buildings for the government. e He was a member of the International Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers. Steve loved his family and his granddaughter Emma brought him so much joy. He loved skydiving, the outdoors, fishing and woodworking. Steve loved his country and the Georgia Bulldogs. Su ...

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Margaret Ann Archibald MAR 01, 1956 - JUL 02, 2023

Margaret Ann Archibald

Margaret Archibald died peacefully at home under hospice care surrounded by family on Sunday, July 3rd. Margaret is survived by her parents, Richard and Shirley Shadduck, her sister Mary Karas and family, brother Gary Shadduck and family, Husband Brent Archibald, Son & Daughter-in-law and grandson Cliff, Allyson, and Zachary Archibald. Margaret, known as Peg, knew no stranger, always cheerful and loving, and tried to bring out the best in all she met.Peg was a Real Estate agent for 40 years and was well known for her expertise. She was a supporter of Boy Scouts of America, Crohn&rsqu ...

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John Stacy - JUL 02, 2023

John Stacy

Hugh Thomas Pade Stacy died peacefully at 88, on July 2, 2023, while receiving short term care at The Oaks at Habersham. He was born July 3, 1934, in Los Angeles California, to Doris Pade Stacy and James Howard Stacy. Hugh’s journey began in Savannah, moving here in 1937. He attended The Thunderbolt School, Richard Arnold and graduated from Savannah High School in 1952. Filled with a sense of adventure, he hitchhiked his way to New York City and spent a couple of years working as a trainee in a large insurance firm, before answering the call to serve in the US Coast Guard. Assign ...

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Hugh Stacy - JUL 02, 2023

Hugh Stacy

Hugh Thomas Pade Stacy died peacefully at 88, on July 2, 2023, while receiving short term care at The Oaks at Habersham. He was born July 3, 1934, in Los Angeles California, to Doris Pade Stacy and James Howard Stacy. Hugh’s journey began in Savannah, moving here in 1937. He attended The Thunderbolt School, Richard Arnold and graduated from Savannah High School in 1952. Filled with a sense of adventure, he hitchhiked his way to New York City and spent a couple of years working as a trainee in a large insurance firm, before answering the call to serve in the US Coast Guard. Assign ...

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Robin Richey - JUN 29, 2023

Robin Richey

Mary Robin Richey, 61, passed away on June 29, 2023, in Midland, Texas after a courageous six-month journey with pancreatic cancer.  She was predeceased by her parents, Herbert L. Richey, Jr. and Ida Mae McManus Richey, and her brother, Peter Mitchell Richey, and is survived by her husband of twenty years, Gary T. Brednich (whose children and grandchildren she embraced as her own), brothers Herbert L. Richey III (Jennifer) and Joseph P. Richey (Bunnie), six nieces and nephews, and twelve great-nieces and great-nephews.   Robin was born in South Carolina and lived in Georgia, ...

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Tammy Jo Grimes APR 10, 1961 - JUN 28, 2023

Tammy Jo Grimes

Tammy Grimes died early (of course) on Wednesday, June, 28th 2023 from COPD-induced heart failure. Tam was born in Loudoun County, Virginia, and attended Waterford Elementary and Blue Ridge Middle until the family moved to Blacksburg, Virginia, where she graduated from Blacksburg High and Virginia Tech. From there she lived in NYC, Minneapolis, Shannandale, Christianburg, and finally, Savannah. She worked in food service; she worked in offices; she was a nanny and a second grade teacher; she worked with a land surveying team; she did elder care; she concocted smells and spells and herb ...

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Ronald Edward White MAR 13, 1947 - JUN 28, 2023

Ronald Edward White

Ronald Edward White, 76, died on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Ron was born on March 13, 1947 in Caldwell County, Commonwealth, KY to Edith Morene Fike and James Robert White. He was a graduate of Western International High School in Detroit, MI and earned his associate degree from the University of New York State.  Ron retired as a Chief Warrant Officer from the U.S. Army as an Electronic System Analyst. He heroically served three tours in Vietnam and spent time in Germany, Korea, and Thailand. After settling in civilian life, Ron retired as a Senior Maintenance Technician with the Cit ...

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Thomas (Tommy) Wesley Culbreth - JUN 28, 2023

Thomas (Tommy) Wesley Culbreth

Thomas (Tommy) Wesley Culbreth, 68, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, June 28th, 2023. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, he was a son of the late John Wesley and Helen Payne Culbreth. He graduated from Peachtree High School, and later completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies at the Antioch Bible College Institute & Seminary. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Savannah, GA. During his time in college, Tommy met his wife, Dawn Zipperer Culbreth of Savannah. They wedded on February 25, 1978, and were married for 45 years. They have two s ...

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Patrick Alan McGhie - JUN 27, 2023

Patrick Alan McGhie

Patrick (Pat) McGhie, 74, died June 27th, 2023 under the care of Hospice Savannah, surrounded by his wife, children, and his beloved dog, Maggie. He was born September 23rd, 1948 in Detroit, MI. He served in the United States Army and upon his discharge, he enjoyed his career at Hydromation Inc before moving to Hudson, NH in 1991 for employment and retiring to Savannah, GA in 2015. During retirement he enjoyed his summer trips to Eagle’s Cove RV Resort in Bryon, MI. Pat thrived on the communities cultivated from his hobbies and volunteer efforts. His passions included motorcycling ...

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Wallace Dorough Moye, Sr. SEP 27, 1935 - JUN 27, 2023

Wallace Dorough Moye, Sr.

Wallace Dorough Moye, Sr.  died peacefully on Tuesday, June 27, 2023. Wallace was born in Columbus, GA on September 27, 1935. He was preceded in death by his parents, Winnie Pearl Dorough and Isaac Newton Moye; his wife of 50 years, Ann Pearce Moye; grandson, Tyler Christopher Moore; and a sister, Jeanetta Moye Hay. Surviving are his wife, Margaret Whitaker Moye; two daughters, Melodie Moye Moore, and Melissa Moye Metzger (Marvin); son, W.D. Moye, Jr. (Angie); granddaughter, Caitlin Pearl Moye; and a step granddaughter, Peyton Smith. Wallace was a salesman to the core. Wallace ta ...

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Lee Carter Mundell MAR 25, 1947 - JUN 26, 2023

Lee Carter Mundell

Lee Carter Mundell, age 76, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2023, after a brief illness.  His wife and children were with him.   Born in New York City, New York, he graduated from Yale University (BA, 1969) and served in the United States Air Force where he was a pilot and flew in Vietnam.  He then graduated from Golden Gate University (MBA 1974), and the University of Georgia School of Law (1977).  While in law school, he was a teaching assistant in the university’s Terry School of Business, became a Notes Editor on the Georgia Law Review, a staff member on the ...

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George Alfred Fitch - JUN 26, 2023

George Alfred Fitch

George Alfred Fitch, 80, died peacefully on Monday, June 26, 2023 at his residence at The Social at Savannah.  He was the oldest son of the late, Freida and Raymond Fitch, and was preceded in death by his sister, Rose Merry Lacefield. George was born in Savannah and lived here for the majority of his life.   He lived briefly at The Isle of Wight, and  several years in Brevard, North Carolina.  George attended Benedictine Military School, graduating in 1962.  While at B.C., he was an outstanding football player, and lettered as Center all four years. He worked f ...

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Rita Bartley Waters JAN 16, 1937 - JUN 25, 2023

Rita Bartley Waters

Rita Catherine Bartley Waters, 86, of Peachtree City, Georgia, formerly of Savannah, Georgia passed away on June 25, 2023, surrounded by her loving family at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin, Georgia. She was born on January 16, 1937, in Beverly, Massachusetts to John and Catherine Bartley. Rita graduated from Beverly High School in 1955 where she was a member of the Drum and Bugle Corps Color Guard in St. Mary’s Church Parish and continued her education at Beverly Hospital School of Nursing graduating in 1959 with her RN degree. Rita dedicated her career to nursing in a variety of setti ...

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Paul H. L. Walter SEP 22, 1934 - JUN 25, 2023

Paul H. L. Walter

Dr. Paul H. L. Walter entered eternal life on Sunday, June 25 at The Marshes in Savannah, GA. Born in Jersey City, NJ On September 22, 1934, to the late Helmuth and Adelaide Walter, he grew up in Stamford, CT, where he graduated from Stamford High School in 1952. A graduate of M. I. T. with a B. S. in chemistry, 1956, and the University of Kansas with a Ph. D. in 1960. He was a research chemist, 1960-1967 at the Du Pont Co., Wilmington, DE, and also worked in Employee Relations interviewing prospective candidates for positions in research. In 1964-65 he was a visiting chemist at the University ...

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Alice Elizabeth (Lovvorn) Rogers DEC 10, 1928 - JUN 24, 2023

Alice Elizabeth (Lovvorn) Rogers

On June 24, 2023, Alice Elizabeth Lovvorn Rogers, known as “Betty” by all that knew and loved her, left her tired body to be reunited with her sweetheart Gene, who preceded her in death in 2012. Betty, the youngest of nine children, was born to William Barnes Lovvorn and Helen Canon Lovvorn on December 10th, 1928, in Columbia, SC. Marrying Robert Eugene “Gene” Rogers of Florence, SC, on April 1st, 1947, she became a devoted military wife and mother, making homes throughout the U.S. and abroad before they settled in their final residence in Savannah, in 1983. Betty ...

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Jeffrey Earl Penton - JUN 23, 2023

Jeffrey Earl Penton

Jeffrey Earl Penton, 42, passed away Friday, June 23, 2023.  He was born in Savannah to Kathy Bizzell Penton and Lonnie E. Penton.  Jeff graduated from St. Andrew’s School and attended Armstrong and Ogeechee Technical College.  He worked for Georgia Pacific, The Foot Locker, and Papa John’s.  Jeff was a friendly, gentle, and giving person with a great sense of humor. He loved making people laugh.  Jeff loved animals, loved God, and was a Devoted Christian. He loved Georgia football and enjoyed watching every game with his dad – both of them in thei ...

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George Siday Gaillard III APR 24, 1941 - JUN 23, 2023

George Siday Gaillard III

 George Siday Gaillard III 1941-2023 George Siday Gaillard lll, aged 82, of Waleska GA, died of complications from dementia on Friday, June 23, 2023. He was born in Miami, FL April 24th, 1941, and raised in Savannah GA, and Asheville, NC. George holds the distinction of being the youngest baby ever to fly Eastern Airlines at the time. In June 1941, when his father joined the US Navy, he and his mother flew from Miami to Savannah to live. He graduated from Georgia Tech in 1965 and became an architect and worked in the field for over 45 years. With MAAP Architects, he worked on Con ...

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Patricia Besser - JUN 22, 2023

Patricia Besser

Patricia Besser, 81, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2023 at her home.  A private service will be held at a later date.  ...

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Pryor H. Robertson MAY 16, 1940 - JUN 22, 2023

Pryor H. Robertson

Pryor H. Robertson died peacefully in his home on June 22, 2023 with his wife Helga by his side. Education Pryor was born in Glens Falls, New York. His family moved shortly thereafter to Mendham, New Jersey.  He attended Dickenson College, then transferred to and graduated from Pennsylvania Military College (PMC).  Although he was a life-long learner and took a great interest in many subjects, his formal education included a Master's Degree in International Relations and Economics from The University of Southern California (USC) and the U.S Army Command & General Staff Co ...

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Peggy Jo Sendell - JUN 21, 2023

Peggy Jo Sendell

Peggy Jo Sendell, 86, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2023, in Flowery Branch, Georgia.  She was born April 23, 1937, and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Lee Sendell, who she met in while in the Air Force.  Mrs. Sendell was as member of White Bluff United Methodist Church and a nurse having worked at St. Joseph Hospital.  She was an avid reader, and loved gospel music, especially Elvis and Alan Jackson.  Mrs. Sendell is survived by her children, Bobbie Faris (Larry), of Flowery Branch, GA, Linda Vick (Ralph) ...

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Carol DeLoache SEP 22, 1944 - JUN 21, 2023

Carol DeLoache

Carol Ann DeLoache, 78, passed away peacefully on June 21st in the company of a loved one. Born September 22, 1944 in Hastings Nebraska to Charles Russell DeLoache & Rosemary Berg DeLoache, Carol was raised in Savannah until her late teens. After completing a course in business studies, she moved to Atlanta. She began her career as a legal secretary with one of the leading law firms in Atlanta, where Joseph Llop of Llop & Long was a meaningful mentor to Carol. Through her employment there, she connected with many influential people who aided her professional career. Carol enjoyed a ...

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Margaret "Peg" Morris - JUN 20, 2023


Margaret H. “Peg” Morris, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2023.  She was born in Chicago, Illinios to the late Albert and Doris Heino.  Mrs. Morris graduated from the University of Illinois where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.  During her tenure, she was the General Manager of the University of Illinois Theater.  She was an English teacher and speech teacher in Illinois and Indiana, as well as teaching/reading to homeschooled children.  Mrs. Morris was a Lifetime Presbyterian, and a member of Independent Presbyterian Church in downtown S ...

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Thelma Riggs JUN 27, 1921 - JUN 20, 2023

Thelma Riggs

Thelma (Thel) Herndon Riggs, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus, June 20, 2023, a week before her 102nd birthday. She passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family.  Thel was born June 27, 1921, in Surrency, GA to the late John and Mamie Ruth Herndon.  She graduated from Surrency High School and attended Georgia Teachers College in Statesboro, Georgia where she met Burney (Bob) W. Riggs, Sr. They were married in March 1940 and later moved to Savannah. Thel was a homemaker and mother for many years before embarking on a career with Sears Roebuck in Savannah.  ...

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Hope Weeks Lassiter - JUN 19, 2023

Hope Weeks Lassiter

Hope Weeks Lassiter died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family. Born in Savannah, Hope was the daughter of Marianna and Billy Weeks and the sister to Will Weeks Jr. Hope was a social butterfly with a smile that lit up a room. As a child she played baseball and basketball and enjoyed clubs at Savannah High that ensured she was always surrounded by friends. After high school she met her husband of 52 years, Lee Lassiter. Hope and Lee had many mutual friends, but ultimately it was their mothers that brought them together. They were married at Wesley Monumental UMC in a ceremony th ...

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John William "Bill" Parker Jr. OCT 30, 1930 - JUN 19, 2023

John William

John William “Bill” Parker, Jr. passed away peacefully on June 19, 2023 surrounded by family.  Bill was born October 30, 1930 in Savannah, Georgia to parents Ruth Rogers Parker and John William Parker, Sr.  He attended Savannah High School where he enjoyed being a part of the football and boxing teams.  He also loved any opportunity to spend time exploring the tidal creeks near Savannah or boating with friends.  After high school, he served on the 154th AC&W Squadron of the Air National Guard and then went on to study engineering at Clemson University.  ...

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(Ima) Jean Sapp - JUN 18, 2023

(Ima) Jean Sapp

Ima Jean Sapp passed away on June 18th at her home peacefully in her favorite chair.  She was born in Screven County on October 16, 1936, to Fred and Vetta Mae Jenkins.   Jean graduated from Georgia Teachers College and had various career opportunities. She met and married Larry Sapp after a brief courtship and enjoyed over 61 years of life together.  She worked for Savannah Gas Company, taught elementary school at Calvary Baptist Day School, managed the Activities Center at Calvary Baptist Temple, and worked for many years with her husband in the life and health insurance indus ...

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Kevin R. Lomasney - JUN 18, 2023

Kevin R. Lomasney

Kevin R. Lomasney, 64, of Tybee Island, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2023 at Candler Hospital.  A private service will be held by the family at a later date.   ...

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Peter L. Iott - JUN 16, 2023

Peter L. Iott

Lt. Col. Peter Lindy Iott, (U.S. Army, Retired), 76, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on June 16th, 2023. He was predeceased by his mother, Mildred Iott, and his father George Iott. Still with us are: his wife, Patti Iott, their son Peter [Amy] Iott II, and daughter Paula Walton; his grandchildren, Taylor [William] Golden, Mel Walton, Peter Iott III, Nicholas Walton, Austin Iott; and his sister, Linda Bickford and nephew John Bickford, both of Rapid City, South Dakota. Pete was a proud and respected combat veteran (Vietnam) and an influential educator with an illustrious career in Chatham ...

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Stephen Brown NOV 28, 1957 - JUN 16, 2023

Stephen Brown

Mr. Stephen Brown, better known as “Jaybird,” entered eternal rest on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. Stephen was born in Garden City, GA on November 28, 1957, to the late Mr. Sidney Brown, Sr., and the late Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Butler Brown. He attended Chatham County Public Schools. On December 6, 1980, he was joined in holy matrimony to Ms. Lady Bettie Fox and from this union there were three sons. Stephen grew up in the Rossignol Hill Community where he developed his immense love for basketball, fishing, hunting, and many other outdoor activities. He had a great love for fam ...

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Linda Gail Dickey SEP 22, 1943 - JUN 14, 2023

Linda Gail Dickey

Linda Gail Dickey, 79, passed away peacefully on June 14th, 2023 at home in Copperas Cove, Texas surrounded by family and friends after a short battle with illness.   She was born in Savannah, Georgia on September 22, 1943 to John and Hilda Dickey. Linda was the youngest of seven children. Linda attended Georgia Southern University and later worked for The Corps of Engineers and Department of Defense for 42 years before retiring in 2007 as a GS13 Budget Officer at Ft. Cavazos (Hood).  Linda had a love for travel. She enjoyed spending time each year watching and photographing wi ...

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Dr. Joseph V. Adams MAR 20, 1934 - JUN 13, 2023

Dr. Joseph V. Adams

Dr. Joseph V. Adams, a resident of Southbridge just outside of Savannah, GA died peacefully on Tuesday,  June 13, 2023. His passing occurred in his sleep. Dr. Adams moved to Savannah with his wife and three sons in 1970 when he accepted a position at Armstrong State University. He served as professor of psychology and in several dean positions at Armstrong for 27 years, serving most of this time as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. After retirement in 1997, Dr. Adams returned to half time service for four years as a special administrator developing the first international excha ...

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Janet Meadow MAY 17, 1953 - JUN 12, 2023

Janet Meadow

In Loving Memory of Janet Meadow 1953-2023 Janet Williams Meadow, 70, of Savannah, GA lost her battle to cancer on June 12th, 2023. Janet was born on May 17th, 1953. She enjoyed a long career in Cosmetology and having a beauty shop in her home. Every person that came in a client, left as a friend. Janet never met a stranger. Her favorite past times were visiting with friends, watching old westerns and listening to music. Janet is preceded in death by her parents, John Williams Sr. and Betty (Gene) Seymour and her daughter Jessica Meadow. She is survived by her former husband Bill ( ...

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Geneva Lovejoy Baldwin SEP 21, 1936 - JUN 12, 2023

Geneva Lovejoy Baldwin

Geneva Lovejoy Baldwin, 86, a native of Mud River in Lincoln County, West Virginia, and formerly of Ashford, West Virginia, went to be with the Lord on June 12, 2023, at Hospice House in Savannah, Georgia, after a long illness. She did not succumb to cancer after several battles and was cancer free at her death. Complications from Covid ultimately caused her decline.   Geneva was the daughter of the late Mitchie Lovejoy and Daisy (Bell) Lovejoy. She was the widow of the late Paul David Baldwin. They lived in White Oak Hollow for many years. She was a lifel ...

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Jean E. Orr - JUN 11, 2023

Jean E. Orr

Jean E. Orr, 92, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2023 at home on Tybee Island with her family by her side.  There will be no local service.  ...

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Frank "Tom" Vaughn JAN 13, 1948 - JUN 10, 2023


Frank Thomas Vaughn (Tom), 75, died peacefully at home on Saturday June 10th, 2023, surrounded by his loving family.  Tom was born in Aiken, SC to mother Alice Hill. He was adopted by his loving father Leighton Vaughn in 1956. He grew up in a military family living most of his youth in Augusta, GA and Frederick, MD. He loved telling stories of his childhood adventures that involved setting his bed on fire looking for his boots and pulling the kitchen cabinets off the walls while he climbed on the counters. In high school, he found a passion for running tra ...

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Anne Marie Dosso-Powell - JUN 09, 2023

Anne Marie Dosso-Powell

And so it goes that my beautiful, thoughtful, talented, creative, artistic and caring sister has passed on to join some of our family and a few friends in a peaceful, pain-free place surrounded by music, happy thoughts, laughter, lots of paint and many blue butterflies. She was the “good” sister. The “tall” sister with freckles and green eyes. The one with the biggest heart. We are very proud of Anne’s tenure at NASA, her gallery exhibitions and her contemporary art website, but most of all, we are proud of her kooky independence, her free spirit nature ...

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Annis Louise Lane OCT 10, 1943 - JUN 09, 2023

Annis Louise Lane

Annis Louise Shatley Lane, 79, passed away Friday, June 9, 2023 at her home with her family by her side.  She was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee to the late Clyde and Louise Shatley.  She attended East Tennessee State University, and received her Master’s degree in Education from Midwestern State University.  Mrs. Lane was a Speech Therapist and Diagnotician for the Wichita Falls Independent School District.  She was a member of the P.E.O. (Philanthropic Education Organization) since 2001 and served as President from 2008 until 2010.  Mrs. Lane also was a member ...

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Samuel Barnard Adams JAN 02, 1947 - JUN 07, 2023

Samuel Barnard Adams

Samuel Barnard Adams passed from this life on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Memorial Hospital after a prolonged recovery effort following surgery. He was a gracious, loving man who will be greatly missed by both his family and friends. The Savannah native resided on Skidaway Island for the past several years. Sam attended Savannah Country Day School, Virginia Episcopal School, The Gow School, and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Roanoke College where he was a member of Kappa Alpha- Fraternity. He served in the Army during the Viet Nam Era. He began his business career as a banki ...

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David B. Fox, Jr. - JUN 07, 2023

David B. Fox, Jr.

David B Fox Jr - Oct 3, 1937 – June 7, 2023 David Fox died peacefully in his home on June 7th with his family by his side. Dave was a friend and supporter of many, known for his constant curiosity hobbies (model trains!!!) and razor sharp wit. He will especially missed by his wife of 62 years Mary Ellen, his daughter Malinda (Mindy) Fox and her husband Robert Cohen of Scottsdale AZ., his sister Barbara Knapp of Charlottesville, VA. and beloved five nephews – Fritz, Chet, Andy, Stuart and Christian. Dave was born and grew up in Philadelphia, PA., graduating from Franklin & ...

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Lewis Warren Reed Sr. FEB 07, 1940 - JUN 07, 2023

Lewis Warren Reed Sr.

Lewis Warren Reed Sr. died peacefully on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones. Warren was born in Newport News, Virginia to John B. and Mary Beck Reed.  He was a graduate of Warwick High School, Class of 1958. Warren went on to receive his BA from Virginia Military Institute.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors. In 2003, Warren married Annette Brewer Canady of Twin City, Georgia.  They have several children.  After 45 years of service, he retired as Senior Vice President Investment Officer with Wells Fargo in Newport News, Vi ...

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Robert E. Lowry, Jr. - JUN 06, 2023

Robert E. Lowry, Jr.

Robert (Bob) E. Lowry, Jr., 77, died peacefully in Savannah on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. Bob was born in Dayton, Ohio, the oldest son of Robert and Hannah (Allison) Lowry. He went to Xenia High School graduating in 1964. He attended Wright State University prior to being “invited” to join the U.S. Army. He served in the Army from 1968 to 1970 during the Vietnam War, stationed in Tacoma, Washington. He later received his Bachelor of Science Degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Computer Science from Bowie State University in Maryland in 1987. In 1967, Bob married the former Joyce Ann Thomp ...

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Colonel (Retired) James Emmett Harden, Sr., USAF APR 24, 1940 - JUN 05, 2023

Colonel (Retired) James Emmett Harden, Sr., USAF

Colonel (Retired) James “Jim” Emmett Harden, Sr. passed away on June 5, 2023, at the age of 83.   Jim was born to Ovalan Emmett and Verna Louise Harden on April 29, 1940, in River Junction, Florida.  Jim grew up in Arcadia, Florida and completed high school at DeSoto High School. Jim met his future wife, Sarah “Wincy” Horton Harden, at Florida State University from where they both graduated.  They married in 1963 and were blessed with two children, James “Jamie” E. Harden Jr., and Wincy “Windee” Dee Harden.   ...

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Timothy "Dale" Waters SEP 13, 1967 - JUN 04, 2023


Timothy “Dale” Waters, 55, a native of Savannah, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2023. He was born September 13, 1967, son of the late, David L. Waters and Linda Waters, and Ernestine and Lawrence Klopp. Dale worked as a commercial truck driver, and he loved motorcycles. He adored his family and loved spending time with his five children and three grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his children, Amanda and Chris Bell, Tyler and Amber Waters, Spencer and Katelyn Waters, Justin Waters, Rachel Waters, grandchildren Bayleigh Bell, Karsyn Bell, and Atlas Waters. ...

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Thomas Wichman - JUN 04, 2023

Thomas Wichman

Thomas D. Wichman, 76, died peacefully at home on Sunday, June 4, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Thomas was born in Algona, Iowa to Delores Reed and the late Kenneth Wichman. He attended Southern Illinois University where he received his master’s in business administration. Thomas was a proud member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity at Georgia Southwestern State University. During the Vietnam War, Thomas heroically served in the US Air Force.  He loved spending time on Skidaway Island where he would fish, golf, and boat. Thomas served as Scout Master of Troop 57 on Skidaway Isl ...

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Sharon G. Varn - JUN 03, 2023

Sharon G. Varn

Sharon Glendye Varn, age 77, of Savannah, Georgia was called home to be with the Lord.  Saturday, June 3, 2023, after a short stay in Hospice Savannah.   Sharon was born on October 2, 1946, in Lawrence, Massachusetts, but spent most of her life in Pin Point community in Savannah, GA.  A graduate of Jenkins High School and Armstrong College, She was strong in her faith in Jesus.  Sharon was loved and respected by many.  Her work with the Chatham County Health Department in Environmental Health and The Pin Point Heritage Museum allowed her to touch many lives. Sh ...

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Phyllis Braly, NOV 05, 1948 - JUN 02, 2023

Phyllis Braly,

Phyllis Braly, 74, of Savannah, passed away Friday, June 2, 2023. She was born November 5, 1948, in Atlanta, daughter of the late Norman L. Jones and Elizabeth Janet Mock Ward. Phyllis retired as secretary from Mercer University. She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Robert Sharpe of Richmond Hill, uncle, William B. Mock; niece, Alexus Hill, and several cousins A graveside service will be held at 11:00, Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at Lower Black Creek Cemetery in Bryan County.. ...

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Sister M. Lourdes Sheehan, RSM - JUN 01, 2023

Sister M. Lourdes Sheehan, RSM

Please click here to view the Mass of Christian Burial for Sister Lourdes Sheehan. The livestream will begin at 10:50 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, 2023. Sister M. Lourdes Sheehan, RSM, died peacefully on June 1, 2023, at the age of 88. A Sister of Mercy for 69 years, Sr. Lourdes, a Savannah native,  was a pioneer in expanding the mission of Catholic school education. She is survived by her Sisters of Mercy community, many relatives, friends and legions of Saint Vincent’s and Benedictine Academy’s current and former alumnae. She is predeceased by her parents Joseph and Valar ...

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Edwin Powell OCT 15, 1935 - JUN 01, 2023

Edwin  Powell

We are sad to announce the passing of Edwin Russell Powell of Savannah, Georgia. Edwin passed away on Thursday June 1, 2023, at the age of 87, from a recent illness. He will be greatly missed. Edwin was a lifelong resident of Savannah, Georgia, and was a graduated from Commercial High School. He started working in the automotive field at the age of 16, and worked as a parts manager at a local car dealership for 43 years. Edwin has a lifelong love of fishing, and loved music and singing karaoke. He was an avid bowler. Edwin was married to the love of his life for 66 years. Edwin is surviv ...

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Georgiann Faust JAN 09, 1946 - MAY 30, 2023

Georgiann Faust

Georgiann Hunyady Faust, age 77, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on May 30, 2023.  She was born January 9, 1946, in Tallahasee, Florida. Georgiann was the daughter of the late Lucas (Doc) and Georgia Dasher. She was raised in Savannah and attended local schools, graduating from the H.V. Jenkins High School in 1964. As a proud Sequoyah, she was head majorette and homecoming queen.  She then attended Georgia Southern College. In 1965, she married her lifelong love, James Manning Faust. In their 57 years together, they created a beautiful Christian home for their thr ...

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Suzanne Sherman - MAY 30, 2023

Suzanne Sherman

Suzanne Sherman died May 30, 2023, at The Oaks of Skidaway Island, Savannah, Georgia. She was born February 1, 1920, to Margaret (Stewart) and George Ackinclose in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Her childhood summers were often spent on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution, in western New York State, where her family owned a boarding house. Suzanne was one of the first females to sell the Chautauqua Daily newspaper, usually out selling her male counterparts. She also collected autographs from many notable guests and speakers at the Institution, including John Phillip Sousa, Thomas A. Edis ...

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Commander Delmar Strelow, USCG (Retired) - MAY 29, 2023

Commander Delmar Strelow, USCG (Retired)

Commander Delmar Louis Strelow, 90, passed away peacefully, May 29, 2023 at Hospice Savannah.  Born in Litchfield, Illinois, he was one of fifteen children of the late Julius and Clara Strelow.  He attended the University of Illinois from 1950 until 1954 where he was a member of Omega Beta Pi, national pre-medical honorary fraternity, and also attended the Illinois College of Medicine from 1954 to 1955. Mr. Strelow served proudly and honorably his country in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he retired as Commander, after 37 years of service.  During his military career, he continu ...

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Elizabeth C. Sprague - MAY 29, 2023

Elizabeth C. Sprague

Elizabeth Louise (Carr) Sprague died peacefully at age 90 in the early morning of May 29, 2023. She had recently been put into Hospice but was able to enjoy visits by friends and family over the past several weeks. Known as Liz, she was born in Ann Arbor, MI on June 1, 1932 to Louise Neil Carr and Dr. Duane Mills Carr. From a very early age she was raised in Memphis, TN.  She had two sisters, Diana Carr Bailey (Hal) and Lauren Duane Carr. Both parents and sisters predeceased her. Following in the footsteps of her mother, Liz graduated cum laude from Wellesley College in 1953. Liz th ...

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H. Mano Solinski - MAY 29, 2023

H. Mano Solinski

H. Mano Solinski, a resident of The Landings in Savannah, GA, peacefully passed on May 29th  at the age of 89. Born in southwest Germany to Polish descendant Herbert Solinski and Swiss mother Hanny Frey Solinski, he grew up in the dental manufacturing compound of his grandfather in Konstanz am Bodensee. After World War II, the family moved to eastern Switzerland where Mano continued his basic education. On the graduate level he studied political economy, business administration and civil law at the University St. Gallen (HSG) and the Université de Neuchâtel in Switzerlan ...

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McDonald Austin Fawcett - MAY 29, 2023

McDonald Austin Fawcett

McDonald Austin Fawcett Sr. died at his home on Monday, May 29, 2023 at the age of 67. He was born in Savannah, Georgia where he lived most of his life. Donald was a member of St. John's Church, the Saint Andrew's Society, the Sons of the Revolution, and the Society of Colonial Wars.  Surviving are his wife Susannah Henderson Fawcett of Savannah, son McDonald Austin Fawcett Jr., daughter Sarah Fawcett Langley and her husband Christopher; Grandchildren Julia Kate and Thomas Austin Langley; Parents Mr. and Mrs. George Fawcett; brother George Fawcett Jr and his wife Jennifer ...

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Tuyen Van Pham JUN 16, 1928 - MAY 28, 2023

Tuyen Van Pham

Mr. Tuyen Van Pham, 94, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on May 28, 2023. He is survived by five children, Tuyet, Dieu, Duom, Hiep, and Thong; fifteen grandchildren, Quyen, Luan, Khoa, Toan, Angelina, Phung Hoang, Lan Anh, Minh, Cat-Tien, Francis, Theresa, Cecilia, Lucia, Michael, and Teresa; and six great grandchildren, Matthew, Marcus, Canalia, Skyland, Louis, and Catlynn. Visitations will be held on Thursday, June 1 at 7PM-9PM and Friday, June 2 at 7:30PM-9PM at the Fox & Weeks Islands Chapel. A funeral service will be held 10 AM on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Nativity of Our Lord Cathol ...

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Thomas C. Watts - MAY 27, 2023

Thomas C. Watts

Thomas Courtney Watts, 86, of Savannah, Georgia, peacefully passed away in Dallas, Texas on May 27, 2023.   He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1936 to Mr. and Mrs. David Allison Watts but moved to Jacksonville, Florida in the 1940’s.  He remained there for the rest of his childhood. Tom graduated from Bolles in Jacksonville, Florida and later attended both The University of Florida and Jacksonville University.  After college, he did a short stint in the US Army after being called up during the Berlin Crisis.  After his military service, he began wor ...

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Marian Bazemore Bouchillon JUN 22, 1931 - MAY 26, 2023

Marian Bazemore Bouchillon

Marian Bouchillon, 91, died peacefully on Friday evening on May 26th after enjoying a bowl of ice cream with her daughter Barbara. Up until the end, she was surrounded and cared for by her loving children and large family. Marian Bouchillon was born in Savannah, Georgia on June 22, 1931 to Wilbur G. Bazemore and Bonnie M. Gross. She spent part of her childhood in Sylvania, Georgia on a farm, and her teen years in Savannah. She married Hoke S. Bouchillon, Jr on June 26, 1948, and they enjoyed 64 wonderful years t ...

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James Calvin Sapp OCT 18, 1945 - MAY 26, 2023

James Calvin Sapp

James C. Sapp, 77, died on Friday, May 26, 2023. The Elizabeth, NJ native was a longtime resident of Savannah. He retired from Wal-Mart after more than 30 years of service. James heroically served as a Navy Medic in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. He is predeceased by his parents, Cullen and Margaret Sapp; brother Cullen W. Sapp; and a sister, Janice Castles. Surviving are a brother, Corrinne “Al” Sapp; and several nieces and nephews. A private graveside service will be held in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.  ...

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Rafael Reyes - MAY 26, 2023

Rafael Reyes

Amados hermanos y consiervos:  Les informo que el Pastor y Apostol Rafael Reyes partió con el Señor. El día Mayo 26, 2023 el Padre decidió llevarlo a su presencia. Nos sometemos a su voluntad, la cual es agradable y perfecta. En la tierra sentimos tristeza por su ausencia, pero el cielo se regocija por recibir a un hombre que vivió para agradar a Dios.  Nuestro amado hermano y compañero de milicia, terminó su carrera con honra. Doy testimonio que el pastor Rafael amó y temió a Dios con corazón sincero y recto ...

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Ernie Gregory Johnson AUG 16, 1959 - MAY 25, 2023

Ernie Gregory Johnson

Ernie Gregory Johnson, avid outdoorsman in both profession and hobby, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2023 after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. Ernie was born in Savannah, GA on August 16, 1959. He was a 1977 graduate of Windsor Forest High School. Ernie began a career working with nurseries and landscapes and continued until he retired with his wife, Doris, to Morgan County in 2018. Ernie’s love of the outdoors was born out in his love of hunting and fishing. He was very accomplished in all aspects of hunting and loved to share his knowledge with new hunters. Ernie w ...

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Jerry Outlaw OCT 29, 1943 - MAY 25, 2023

Jerry Outlaw

Heaven received a Faithful Servant in Jerry Outlaw on Thursday, May 25, 2023. Jerry was a prime example of Discipleship through loyal service to his church and his community. Jerry was born on October 29, 1943 to the late Gilbert Outlaw and Lucille Dunn Outlaw. Jerry graduated from Trenton High School in 1960. Jerry was wed to Bette Outlaw on June 24, 1995 and together they blended a Beautiful family. Jerry leaves to mourn his wife, Bette Outlaw; son, Christopher Outlaw (Keira); daughter, Nicole Jackson (Dwight) daughter, Monica Paul-Johnson (Troy); son, Brian Sanders (Gaynelle); Grandchild ...

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Anne Heyward Mingledorff - MAY 24, 2023

Anne Heyward Mingledorff

Anne Heyward Mingledorff, 74, peacefully passed away after a long illness on Wednesday, May 24 in Winterville, Georgia surrounded by loved ones. The lifelong resident of Savannah was preceded in death by her parents Ralston Everett and Marjory Heyward Mingledorff and siblings, Elizabeth Percival Mingledorff and George Heyward Mingledorff. Surviving are one brother, Ralston Everett Mingledorff,Jr. and three children. A daughter, Cameron Bliss Ferrelle (Dodd); two sons, Lewis Craighill “Craig” Bliss Jr., Ralston McAlpin Mingledorff; three grandchildren, Dodd Inglesby Jr., Bliss He ...

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Mitchell O’Neil Frawley DEC 19, 1946 - MAY 24, 2023

Mitchell O’Neil Frawley

Mitchell O’Neil Frawley, 76, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away from complications due to an accident, surrounded by his family on May 24th, 2023. He was born to parents Pete and Ocilla Frawley, on December 19th, 1946, in Savannah, Georgia. Mike graduated from Hardeeville Highschool in 1966 where he was a star baseball player and all-around athlete. He received his Bachelor’s in Social Sciences from Georgia Southern University.  During college, Mike began dating the love of his life Candice “Candy” Champion, who predeceased him. They were married for 45 years and ...

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Cathy June Sloan JUN 13, 1968 - MAY 22, 2023

Cathy June Sloan

Cathy June Sloan, 54, went to her Eternal rest in Heaven on Monday, May 22, 2023, after a short illness.   Cathy loved life, being with her family and friends. She was known for telling stories, playing bingo, and taking care of animals. She adored children and loved working with them. Cathy also loved to travel, she went on cruises as well as trips to Las Vegas, Dollywood, and others. She will be missed by all who knew her. Cathy was active in both Calvary Baptist Temple and LifeBridge Church. She enjoyed singing in the choir.  Cathy is survived by her sister Carol Sloan and s ...

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Michael Francis Joseph Hogan, III DEC 09, 1944 - MAY 22, 2023

Michael Francis Joseph Hogan, III

Michael Francis Joseph Hogan, III of Savannah, GA passed away at Memorial Hospital May 22, surrounded by his family after a brief illness. Michael was born in Savannah, GA to Michael Francis and Margaret Katherine (Dyer) Hogan on December 9, 1944. Raised in Savannah he attended Savannah High and Armstrong State College where he studied Criminal Justice. After serving his country in the US Air Force he continued his dedication to public service by joining the FBI and becoming a fingerprint and identification expert and receiving his sharpshooter certification. Michae ...

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Debra Gunn SEP 13, 1958 - MAY 20, 2023

Debra Gunn

Debra Gail Gunn (Debbie), 64, passed away Saturday, May 20 at home.   Preceded in death by her husband ,  William Gunn (Billy), her father, Jesse Clinton McGlohon, and brother, Billy McGlohon. Survivors include children, Jason and Amanda Gunn, grandchildren, Kaylee and Kalianna Gunn, Step children,  William Gunn and Shelly Gunn, grandchildren Christopher and Michell Gunn, mother and stepfather Doris and Don Dugger, sister Lori McGlohon, niece Christina Mills, Great-nephews and niece Leighton and Kinsley Mills. In her life she loved camping and fishing and ...

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Mazie Kowalchuk OCT 15, 1925 - MAY 20, 2023

Mazie Kowalchuk

We are sad to announce that Mazie Kowalchuk, 97, passed away on May 20, 2023 at Summer Breeze on Wilmington Island under the care of GHC Hospice. She was born on October 15,1925 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil to the late Rene and Gloria Beteille. She then moved to New York City at a young age. She married the love of her life John Kowalchuk and moved to Park Ridge, New Jersey. After her career as a Purchasing Manager they retired to Hilton Head Island SC. In addition to her parents and her brother Rene, she was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years John Kowalchuk. She leaves behind her th ...

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Kathrina "Kay" Robb - MAY 20, 2023


Kathrina “Kay” Schuller Robb, 78, died on May 20, 2023 in Clemson, SC. Kay was a Savannah resident for her entire life following her birth in Statesboro, GA in 1945. She was the daughter of the late Albert Frederick Schuller and Latane Lanier Schuller and sister of Albert Frederick (Karen) Schuller, Jr., Richard (Donna) Schuller, and the late Robert Schuller. Kay graduated from Savannah High School in 1963 and the University of Georgia in 1969. She taught in numerous schools in Savannah before obtaining an M. Ed. from Georgia Southern University in 1990. Kay served as a media speci ...

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Barbara Elizabeth Bucy - MAY 20, 2023

Barbara Elizabeth Bucy

Barbara Elizabeth Bucy, 88, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023 at The Oaks at Habersham.  She was born in Savannah, GA to the late Jackson L. Helmly and Janet Linton Helmly.  Mrs. Bucy was a member of Rincon United Methodist Church and retired as a Sales Representative for Coats and Clark after 20 years of service.  She was a proud member of the Red Hats, where she made many lifelong friends.  Surviving are her three sons, Gary Bucy (Nancy) of Rincon, Rick Bucy (Angela) of Rincon, and Randy Bucy (Dianne) of Austell, GA.  Also surviving are her four grandchildren Joh ...

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Judith Ann Gillespie DEC 16, 1937 - MAY 19, 2023

Judith Ann Gillespie

Judith Ann Gillespie, beloved mother and friend, died peacefully on Friday, May 19,  2023 at her home from complications following a stroke.  Judith’s best friend, her cat Scout, was by her side. Judith was born in Sidney, OH on December 16, 1937 to the late Mildred Vivian Webster Roeller and Carl Ray Roeller. Judith married the love of her life, the late David Miller Gillespie and together, they had three children and two grandchildren that she loved fiercely.   Judith loved life, nature, and all living things.  She played Duplicate Bridge with a vengeance and ...

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Patricia (Pat) Meehan Leysath JUL 31, 1935 - MAY 19, 2023

Patricia (Pat) Meehan Leysath

Patricia (Pat) Meehan Leysath, 97, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 19th 2023, with her family at her bedside. She was born in Towanda, Pennsylvania on July 31, 1925, the daughter of the late Lillian Russell Meehan and Thomas A. Meehan.  She attended Ithaca College to study music, and later transferred to Pennsylvania State University to receive her teaching degree.  While teaching at Aberdeen, Maryland, she met her husband, 2nd Lieutenant Horace H. Leysath Jr.  They were married for 70 years. They called Savannah home for 60 years.  She taught 3rd grade ...

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Betty Broderick Lentz - MAY 18, 2023

Betty Broderick Lentz

Betty Broderick Lentz, 93, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2023 at home surrounded by her family. She was born October 3, 1929 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Edward and Nellie Broderick and was married to her loving husband of 69 years Harry C. Lentz, Sr. Betty was a graduate of Mount St. Agnes College and received a MBA from Central Michigan University. In Savannah she attended St. Vincent’s Academy and Cathedral Day School. She retired from Memorial Health after more than 25 years of service. Betty enjoyed her husband and large family, as well as sewing, dress-making, and embroidery. I ...

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Maureen Patricia Donis - MAY 18, 2023

Maureen Patricia  Donis

Maureen Patricia Donis, 96, passed away on May 18, 2023, at the Oceanside Nursing Home with her family by her side. She was born September 1, 1926, to Norah P. White and Maurice White in South Hampton, England. Maureen is also known as Sheila as her father never liked the name Maureen and always called her Sheila. Maureen is survived by her daughters, Annette (Dennis) Douberteen, Savannah, GA, and Hellen Donis-Keller, Boston, MA; sons, Nicholas (Pam) Donis, Edwardsburg, MI, and Bruce (Terri) Donis, Atlanta, GA; 16 grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren; her former sister-in-law ...

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Thang Hoang AUG 04, 1929 - MAY 17, 2023

Thang Hoang

Thang Hoang             On the afternoon of May 17th, 2023, Thang Hoang passed away peacefully at Savannah Hospice surrounded by loved ones from congestive heart failure. He was 93 years old. He was born in Vietnam on August 4th, 1929. Throughout his life, he was the embodiment of a fighting spirit. During the 1970s, he was able to emigrate from Vietnam with his family to eventually settle here in Savannah. He always fought to better the life of his family. His legacy lives on through the fighting spirit in each one of his family mem ...

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Alan Leigh Baier - MAY 16, 2023

Alan Leigh Baier

Alan Leigh Baier, 81, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at Spanish Oaks Retreat in Savannah.  A celebration of his life will be held at a later date in Atlanta.   ...

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Judith (Judy) Leaptrot - MAY 16, 2023

Judith (Judy) Leaptrot

Judith (Judy) Leaptrot, 67, died May 16,2023, after a short illness, surrounded by her family and friends. Judy is preceded in death by her parents Franklin Delano Yelton and Betty Rebecca Wall. She is survived by her sister Robin Tarvin; brother-in-law, Michael Tarvin; niece, Renee Hill; great nieces, Zoe, Chloe, and Ceara Morris; and her dog, Blossom. Her friends and family will remember her for her adventurous spirit, energetic disposition, and her passion for living life to its fullest. She lived a compassionate and creative life and held a deep appreciation for music, teaching, and ...

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Arthur "Corky" Fleming Jr APR 16, 1947 - MAY 15, 2023


Arthur Thomas “Corky” Fleming, Junior passed away May 15 at Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Corky was born April 16, 1947 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Arthur Thomas Fleming (of Thunderbolt, GA) and Martha Sancken Fleming (of Augusta, GA). He attended Blessed Sacrament School and Benedictine Military School. He graduated from Georgia Military College in 1965. He married Gertrude “Trudy” Parsons June 15, 1968 and vowed that he could only promise her that “life would never be boring." The two experienced many adventures and made many speci ...

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John Norman Waters JUN 19, 1937 - MAY 15, 2023

John Norman Waters

John Norman Waters, 85, passed away Monday, May 15, 2023 at his home in Richmond Hill.  He was born in June 19, 1937 to the late John and Gertrude Waters.  Mr. Waters graduated in 1955 from Commercial High School, after which he worked for many years for the Norfolk Southern Railroad where he retired in Charlotte, NC as District Manager before relocating to Savannah.  He was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church, and attended Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, where he was a Deacon.  He was an active member of the Exchange Club of Savannah and an avid golfer, who enjoyed p ...

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Nancy Richards Zagorac - MAY 14, 2023

Nancy Richards Zagorac

Nancy Richards Zagorac passed away May 14, 2023, at home in Savannah, Georgia at the age of 83. Nancy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as the first of four siblings to Edward L. Richards and Edna J. Brooks Richards. She graduated from Beaver Area Highschool in 1957 and subsequently attended and graduated from Presbyterian University Hospital School of Nursing in 1960 earning her nursing degree. Nancy married her first husband, Dr. Dick Gash, and subsequently moved to Philadelphia where she worked at Albert Einstein Hospital. After her divorce from Dr. Gash, she returned to Pittsbu ...

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Peter "Petey" Robert O'Rourke MAR 23, 1967 - MAY 14, 2023


We are saddened to announce the passing of Peter “Petey” Robert O’Rourke. He passed away peacefully at home on May 14th, 2023. Petey was born on March 23rd, 1967, in Newark, New Jersey and was raised in Astoria, New York. He loved to meet new people, never met a stranger, and bragged about how much he loved and adored his only child, Shannon O’Rourke.  Petey worked as an electrician for over 15 years and enjoyed his work as well as all the friendships he created with the people he worked with over the years. Some of his favorite things to do were to shout &ldquo ...

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F. Justin Burgstiner, Jr. - MAY 14, 2023

F. Justin Burgstiner, Jr.

 Frank Justin Burgstiner, Jr. was a native of Savannah and born to Frank Justin Burgstiner, Sr. and Jessie Edwards Burgstiner in 1941.  Justin was a graduate of H. V. Jenkins High School where he served as the 1st band captain.  He played the French horn, trumpet and alto horn.  In his younger years, Justin was a beloved troop leader for the Boy Scouts of America, and he received the honor of the Order of the Arrow. Justin began his long career with Southern Bell as a coin telephone collector.  After serving in many positions throughout his career, he retired from B ...

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Charles J. Roach, Jr. OCT 03, 1942 - MAY 14, 2023

Charles J. Roach, Jr.

A Savannah native, Charles was born the eldest of three children. He is the son of Charles J. Roach Sr. and Nell Mullins Roach. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Linda Roach, and their three children Kelli Roach Dorsey (Paul), Chuck Roach (Traci), Ashlei Roach McAleer (John) and his brother John E. Roach and sister, Cherolyn Roach Owenby. He has six beautiful grandchildren, whom he loved with exceptional passion: Delani Dorsey, Garrett and Avery Roach, Grier, Addison, and Mercy McAleer. He graduated from Herschel V. Jenkins high school, where he played football. He attended Georgi ...

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Terrence Gibney NOV 03, 1953 - MAY 13, 2023

Terrence Gibney

Terrence Vincent Gibney died on May 13, 2023.  He was born in Frankfurt, Germany on November 3, 1953 and spent his career as a professor at the University of Georgia in the field of videography and theater and also at Georgia State University in the department of Best Practices.  He is survived by his spouse, Elizabeth Rauers Newkirk, his daughter Alexandra Walsh Gibney (William Siegrist), his four grandchildren Kellin Waters, Louis Gibney Siegrist, George Gibney Siegrist, and Jack Gibney Siegrist, and stepchildren Thompson Newkirk and Nina Newkirk-Pulliam. He was predecease ...

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Michael Jerome "Jerry" Hogan, Sr. - MAY 11, 2023

Michael Jerome

Michael Jerome “Jerry” Hogan, Sr. died peacefully Thursday afternoon surrounded by his family. Michael Jerome Hogan, Sr. was born in the “Old Fort” Section of Savannah on August 21, 1942, to Mary Dyer Hogan and William James Hogan, Sr.  He attended Cathedral Day School and graduated from Benedictine Military School in the Class of 1961.  Jerry attained the rank of Eagle Scout alongside many of his Benedictine classmates.  He served in the United States Marine Corps and the United States Marine Corps Reserves.  After serving in the Marine Corps, he ...

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Geraldine Jenkins NOV 07, 1944 - MAY 11, 2023

Geraldine Jenkins

Geraldine “Gerri” Jenkins, 78, peacefully entered into her eternal rest on Thursday evening, May 11, 2023 after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Gerri is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Nell Boyette. She is survived by two sons, Gary (Delinda) Jenkins of Powder Springs, Georgia and Raymond (Robyn) Jenkins of New Haven, Connecticut. She was a loving grandmother to four grandchildren, Tonya (Joseph) Dolan, Trevor (Kayla) Jenkins, Payton Jenkins, and Abby Jenkins. She was also a great grandmother to Rosalind “Rosie” Dolan. Gerri’s love ...

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Libby Evans JUL 30, 1944 - MAY 09, 2023

Libby Evans

Frances “Libby” Mallard Evans passed away May 9, 2023 after a long illness.  Libby was born July 30, 1944 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Francis Daniel Mallard and Blanche Cecile Bazemore Mallard. Libby began her career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington, DC as a secretary and retired after 37 years as the Director of the Savannah Information Technology Center.  Libby enjoyed reading, Cocoa Beach and most especially shopping.  More than anything, she enjoyed being “Honey” to her four grandchildren and great grandson. Libby i ...

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Barbara Ann Stephens AUG 01, 1933 - MAY 09, 2023

Barbara Ann Stephens

On May 9, 2023, Barbara Stephens “Bobbi” died peacefully at Harmony of Savannah, surrounded by her loving family. Bobbi was born in Jacksonville, Florida on August 1, 1933, daughter of Marylou and Stanley Edenfield. She was raised by her beloved grandmother, Betty Edenfield “Mama.” She enjoyed working as a ballroom dance instructor and in the millenary department at Levy’s department store in downtown Savannah. Bobbi’s specialty was blending hair to make chignons. Later in life, she took over the accounting and billing department at Stephens Tire Co., ...

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MarCelene Cumming Willingham AUG 08, 1932 - MAY 08, 2023

MarCelene Cumming Willingham

MarCelene Cumming Willingham, age 90, passed away quietly on the morning of Monday, May 8, at Riverview Health and Rehab Center in Savannah. She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, William Shelverton Willingham, Sr, her brother, Lt. Britt Cumming, and sister, CaRita Connor. She is survived by her sons, William Shelverton Willingham, Jr. and daughter-in-law, Gwen, of Gulf Breeze , Florida, and Britt Charles Willingham,  Sr, of Savannah, Ga., her beloved grandchildren, Lee Willingham and wife, Leigh, of Gulf Breeze, FL, Britt Dallas Willlingham, of Atlanta, Ga, Linds ...

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Ronald P. Guyette JUL 21, 1967 - MAY 08, 2023

Ronald P. Guyette

Ronald P Guyette, 55, died peacefully on Monday, May 8, 2023. Ronald was born in Watertown, NY, and grew up in Carthage, NY. He graduated from Carthage High School in 1985 and joined the Navy immediately after High School. After the Navy, he moved to the Southeast to begin his 30-year career in the Intermodal Industry. He worked for RCS, Flexi-Van, CCM, and Lanport.  He finished his career as a Field Operations Manager for Flexi-Van Leasing.   Ronald was an excellent mechanic and was always helping friends with auto repairs.  He was an avid deer hunter.  He loved hunt ...

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Wilbur Lee Stewart - MAY 08, 2023

Wilbur Lee Stewart

Wilbur L. Stewart, 77, passed away Monday, May 8, 2023 in Savannah.  Funeral and burial will be in Morgantown, West Virginia.  ...

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John Michael Simon NOV 06, 1950 - MAY 06, 2023

John Michael Simon

Photographer, ride share driver, general contractor, wood craftsman, network engineer, artist and loving father of five. Also, a story teller with an encyclopedic memory, gourmet cook, bread maker and music lover (especially the work of country musician John Prine.) That was John Michael Simon, 72, who battled cancer twice (leukemia and rectal cancer) and died in hospice care at his Tybee Island home Saturday, May 6, 2023, with his caretaker and partner of six years Lanie Lippincott Peterson and his caretaker and housemate Lindsay Elizabeth Peterson by his side. Michael was born in Gra ...

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Jimmy Wilson - MAY 06, 2023

Jimmy Wilson

Mr. James Corde “Jimmy” Wilson, Jr. died peacefully early Saturday morning, May 6th, surrounded by his family.  Jimmy touched many lives, and folks knew him by many nicknames, Uncle Jimmy, Jimbo, Big Jim, Pops, among others. Jimmy was born in Chester, Pennsylvania on September 22nd, 1946 on a family vacation.  His mother and father lived in Savannah, GA at the time of his birth, and he grew up in the Ardsley Park neighborhood where he made many lifelong friends. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1964.  Big Jim enlisted in the United States Navy immediately ...

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Martha (MaMa) Jean Stefanick OCT 01, 1935 - MAY 06, 2023

Martha (MaMa) Jean Stefanick

Our family unexpectedly lost the family's matriarch on May 6, 2023 at the age of 87. Jean was born and raised in Savannah, Ga to George Hamilton Vickery and Hazel Cowart Jefferson. She graduated from Savannah High as a bluejacket and Miss Commercial High in 1952. She later married US Navy flight deck operator David Stefanick, who later became the lead electrician at the post office for all of Savannah. Jean and Dave raised two wonderful children, Michael & Julie. Jean was an only child and although she was relentlessly spoiled, she grew up with a desire to help anyone who was less ...

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Catherine "Ferguson" Marsters AUG 08, 1945 - MAY 05, 2023


Sister Kate - “Life really isn’t all that complicated. You simply write your own obituary and figure out how to live up to it.” My sister Kate never said those words, but she did live them. All who knew her knew of the remarkable life she lived: the places she lived, the many friends she had (all of whom consider themselves close friends), three wonderful children, an eclectic professional life. How she lived her life is her enduring legacy. I suppose she also could have said “life is in the details.” What else could explain her house - an adventure in hidden s ...

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Dagmar Finkle APR 28, 1945 - MAY 03, 2023

Dagmar Finkle

Dagmar Finkle, 78,  born April 28, 1945 of Bad Toelz, Germany formerly a resident of Lavallette, NJ before moving to Savannah, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Dagmar met her husband, Stephen Finkle, in Lakewood, NJ where both grew up and married on August 12, 1966. She began her career as a physical education and health teacher. Eventually they moved to northern NJ and she attended Rutgers, the State University to be certified as a school library media specialist. She served on many committees while receiving many awards as a teacher, a board member and president of EMA ...

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Tony Saxon JAN 01, 1948 - MAY 03, 2023

Tony Saxon

Michael Anthony Saxon Sr., known to all as Tony, passed away very peacefully on May 3, 2023 in Savannah, Georgia. Prior to moving to Savannah in 2019, he had retired in 2007 to Ormond-by-the-Sea, Florida. Tony was born on January 1, 1948 in Atlanta, Georgia to Hugh Holliday Saxon Sr. and Barbara Anne Chapman Saxon. He was married to Elizabeth Merle Langston on June 19, 1972, and they had two children. Tony attended The Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was a state championship swimmer, winning the state high school all-class 100m freestyle in the tenth grade. After high school, ...

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Stephen Neil Bell JUL 08, 1949 - MAY 02, 2023

Stephen Neil Bell

Stephen Neil Bell, 73, passed away Tuesday, May 2023 at his home.  He was born July 8, 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He was preceded in death by his parents Dorothy and Richard Bell, his son Michael Bell and step-daughter Loraine Womble. He is survived by his wife Teri Bell, daughter Trisha Bell of Atlanta, 2 step-sons Larry Summerlin (Jenny) and Jeremiah Womble.  A sister Barbara Bell (Lovell, Wyoming), brother, Richard Bell (Oakland, California), sister-in-law Maria Miles (Savannah), and six wonderful grandchildren whom he adored. Also surviving are several nieces, nep ...

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Sandra Hadden Clark JUL 21, 1940 - MAY 01, 2023

Sandra Hadden Clark

Sandra Hadden Clark passed away peacefully on May 1, 2023, at her River House in Richmond Hill, Georgia. She is survived by her three siblings, Sara, Elizabeth, and Ben. Her children and grandchildren survived her: Angela Thomas (Mark), Amanda Wilson (Donald), Tori Thomas, Alayna Wilson, Julia Thomas, and Audrey Wilson. In 1964, Sandra married the late John R. Clark III at Ardsley Park Baptist Church and was married to “Johnny” for over 30 years. She had many nieces and nephews that she held dearly all her life. She was affectionally known by the family and close friends as “ ...

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Andrew Duncan JUN 06, 1938 - MAY 01, 2023

Andrew Duncan

Andrew John Duncan, Jr., 84, of Savannah, GA, and Waleska, GA, passed away on Monday morning, May 1, 2023, with his family at his side. Andrew, known as “Jack” to his family, was born June 6, 1938, and raised in Savannah.  He was the eldest son of Andrew Duncan and Mildred Cody (Duncan) Lucree.  Throughout his life, he led a successful career in sales throughout the United States and eventually settled back in Georgia near family.  He chose his final home in Lake Arrowhead in Waleska, GA, in order to spend more time with his children and grandchildren.  He ha ...

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James Allen "Jimmy" Hiers - APR 29, 2023

James Allen

James Allen Hiers (Jimmy), 61 quietly lost his extended battle with cancer on Saturday, April 29, 2023.  He was attended with loving care by his dedicated mother, Nancy.  He has transitioned to be with his Savior and to be with his beloved father, Gene, and other departed relatives who preceded him.  He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by close uncles and aunts, numerous cousins, and friends too many to list. Jimmy graduated from Johnson High School and was blessed with innate mechanical and mathematical skills.  He mastered multiple vocations to include small ...

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James Oneil Brown - APR 29, 2023

James Oneil Brown

James Oneil Brown: A Life of Joy, Adventure, and Faith. James Oneil Brown, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away on Saturday, April 29th, 2023, at the age of 86, surrounded by his loved ones. James left a legacy of contagious joy, humor, compassion, and love. Born and raised in Sumter, South Carolina, James attended Edmunds High School, where he graduated in 1955. He was only person in the family to graduate High School. Even at a young age, his adventurous spirit and love for life was evident. In high school, he joined the Civilian Air Corps and, together wi ...

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Rita H. DeLorme MAR 07, 1933 - APR 29, 2023

Rita H. DeLorme

    Rita H. DeLorme 90, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023. An outstanding writer, teacher, historian and beloved mother, Rita was born March 7, 1933, in Savannah, Georgia, the second oldest of ten children of Robert John Harper and Hazel Laves Harper. The great-granddaughter of Irish and German immigrants, she grew up in her grandmother’s boarding house on Habersham Street in the city’s “Old Fort” with her parents and siblings. She attended Cathedral School and St. Vincent’s Academy, where her talent for writing blossomed a ...

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Stephani Suzanne Diller AUG 31, 1963 - APR 29, 2023

Stephani Suzanne Diller

Stephani Suzanne Diller, 59, died peacefully on Saturday, April 29, 2023 in Sanford, NC. Stephani was born on August, 31, 1963 in Hale, Missouri to Barbara Holland Poplin and the late Donald Douglas. A longtime resident of Glennville, GA, Stephani attended Glennville High School and was employed as a nurse for more than 40 years.  In addition to her mother, Stephani is survived by five children,  Jennifer Hendrix (Adam), Will Carlisle (Rebekah), Ryan Carlisle (Ally Jo), all of Statesboro; Molly Butler (Ramsey) of Augusta, and Mathew Rowe ...

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Douglas Allen Fandrich AUG 19, 1959 - APR 28, 2023

Douglas Allen Fandrich

Douglas Allen Fandrich, 63, died peacefully on April 28th, 2023, with his wife by side. In addition to his wife, Rolanda Marie, Doug leaves his two children. His daughter, Necia Marie Fandrich Berman, her two sons, Shawn Michael and Jonathan Curtis. Doug's son, Nolan Allen Fandrich, his wife Heather Lynn and their four children, Hannah Lynn, Emily Lynn, Ryan Allen and Natalie Lynn.  Doug also leaves behind his father, Donald Fandrich and his three brothers, Dennis, Kenneth and Kevin Fandrich and his sister Pamela Fandrich.  Visitation will be held at Fox and Weeks Hodgson C ...

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Kerry Michael Teston MAY 10, 1965 - APR 27, 2023

Kerry Michael Teston

Kerry Michael Teston, age 57, of Brooklet, GA, passed away on Thursday morning, April 27, 2023, at Memorial Hospital due to congestive heart failure. Kerry was born on May 10, 1965, in Waycross, GA. He graduated from Wayne County High School in 1983 and completed several occupational classes throughout his life. Kerry worked at Ross Systems & Controls in Savannah, GA. Kerry lived life to the fullest and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He enjoyed playing golf with his son Michael and attending his baseball games. Kerry had a large family whom he loved dearly, and he enjoyed ma ...

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Catherine Rose MAY 15, 1995 - APR 27, 2023

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Sandra Gale Beals - APR 26, 2023

Sandra Gale Beals

Sandra Gale Hulon Beals went to Heaven on April 26. The angels are anxiously awaiting her arrival, with loving hearts and a mischievous twinkle in their eyes. They are in for a joyful treat; Sandi Beals was a human tour de force. With her beloved husband Alan by her side, Sandi had a tremendous impact on her friends, the Savannah community, and everyone else she encountered through her travels in life. Sandi was born on April 11,1939 in Atlanta, the daughter of Nannette and Tom Hulon. From an early age, she demonstrated a joie de vivre that defined her for the rest of her life. Active in al ...

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Shirley Geraldine Ledford MAR 28, 1939 - APR 26, 2023

Shirley Geraldine Ledford

Shirley Geraldine “Gerrie” Ledford, 84, of Conyers, passed away peacefully of natural causes on April 26th in Savannah, Georgia. Gerrie, affectionately known as “Miss Gerrie,” was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the only daughter of George Louis Jarvis and Mary Gladys (Rice) Jarvis. In 1979, she married Louis Claude Ledford. She enjoyed spending her evenings and weekends helping with the “snack bar” at their former business, Romp N Roll, in Conyers, Georgia.  She retired from her passion, cosmetology and hair styling, after serving her customers for many y ...

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Franklin Brown, Jr. MAR 14, 1946 - APR 26, 2023

Franklin Brown, Jr.

Franklin Brown, 77, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.  A private service is being planned.  ...

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Michael Patrick Henneberry FEB 05, 1951 - APR 26, 2023

Michael Patrick Henneberry

Michael Patrick Henneberry, 72, died after a long battle with kidney disease on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.   Michael was born in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, the oldest son of Richard and Vera Henneberry.  After his family returned to the US when Michael was age 12, he resided in Yorktown Heights and attended Lakeland public schools. He received his AAS from Rockland Community College and went on to receive his B.S. from Mercy College, and his master's degree from Long Islasand University.  He was honorably discharged from the Army where he served as an MP in Viet Nam.&nbs ...

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Joan M. Guyer Snead AUG 05, 1940 - APR 25, 2023

Joan M. Guyer Snead

August 5, 1940 – April 25, 2023 Joan M. Guyer Weaver Sockwell Snead departed this life in Royston, Georgia on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. She was born August 5, 1940, in Savannah, Georgia. Spoiled by her parents, Clarence and Betty Guyer, Joan was a sister to Leonard and Charles Guyer, all of whom are deceased. Married first, to that “Damn Yankee” Glenn Weaver, who died in 1985. They raised their four daughters Debbie Cela (Tony), Laura Weaver (deceased), Lisa Taylor and Janet Dryman on Tybee Island. Joan was active in many of the Islands community organizations and was ...

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Stuart Jonathan Thad Schippereit MAR 22, 1949 - APR 24, 2023

Stuart Jonathan Thad Schippereit

Stuart Jonathan Thad Schippereit 74, of Savannah, Georgia passed away Monday April 24, 2023 at his home with family by his side.  He was born March 22, 1949 in Columbus Ohio to the late George and Mary Schippereit.  He had moved from Key West, Florida in 2016 to enjoy the wild and crazy world of downtown Savannah. Stuart attended the University of Notre Dame graduating in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Spending one of those years abroad in France which influenced his life greatly.  He served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1994.  He retired with an honorable discharg ...

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Mary Fitzpatrick Hagan SEP 21, 1952 - APR 24, 2023

Mary Fitzpatrick Hagan

Mary Fitzpatrick Hagan, 70, died on April 24th, 2023, after a courageous 15-year fight against cancer.  A Savannah native, Mary was born on September 21, 1952, to the late John and Edna Fitzpatrick. She graduated from Savannah High School and matriculated to Georgia Southern College where she was a member of Phi Mu sorority. She was a devoted wife to the late Walter Kay Hagan, Jr., for 44 years and a dedicated, loving mother and “Gaga” to her children and grandchildren, as well as to those of the people she loved. She loved life in Savannah and was proud to be a member of t ...

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Elizabeth Ann Davis DuBose AUG 09, 1942 - APR 23, 2023

Elizabeth Ann Davis DuBose

Elizabeth Ann DuBose, 80, passed away at home on Sunday, April 23, 2023, surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia and moved to Tybee Island, Georgia in 1990 where she lived until she retired. Everyone who knew her always called her Ann. Our mother loved the Lord and practiced her faith at All Saints Episcopal Church on Tybee or at home reading her bible. Ann began her career as a self-employed Beautician who worked at both nursing homes on Tybee prior to the many years she operated an in-home salon known as Ann's Beauty Shop on Lewis Avenue until she retire ...

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Carol Taylor Smith OCT 08, 1933 - APR 23, 2023

Carol Taylor Smith

Carol Taylor Smith, 89, passed away Monday, April 23, 2023, in Savannah.  She was born October 8, 1933, in Springfield, MA to the late Leslie and Lillian Taylor.  Carol lived and grew up in W. Springfield, MA, graduated from W. Springfield High School, and attended the University of Massachusetts for two years.  She worked summers while in college at the Third National Bank in Springfield and stayed on after she married her high school sweetheart J.D. Smith in 1954, and remained working until Jim was serving at the Pentagon in the Army (1956-1958), where they lived in Alexandria ...

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David Lynn Jones FEB 01, 1954 - APR 23, 2023

David Lynn Jones

David Lynn Jones, 69 died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, April 23, 2023. David was born on February 1, 1954 to David Abson Jones and Juanita B. Jones in Roswell, NM. David was their second eldest son. David lived in several places while his father served in the U.S. Air Force eventually settling in Savannah. He was a 1972 graduate of Beach High School and earned an Associates Degree in Forestry from Savannah Technical College. David married Lisa Farrer in 1976, and they had three daughters. David worked for the City of Savannah as a mechan ...

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Georgianna Sharpe Sommerset NOV 10, 1941 - APR 23, 2023

Georgianna Sharpe Sommerset

Georgianna Sharpe Sommerset, affectionately known as “Hook”, transitioned to be with the Lord on April 23, 2023. She was born in Vidalia, Georgia on November 10, 1941 to Lucille and Charlie Sharpe Jr. When she was a young woman, she moved to Savannah, Georgia with her mother, and graduated from Beach High School. She attended 2 years of college at Savannah State College. On April 15, 1962 she married Benjamin Sommerset, and from this union two daughters were born. Georgianna worked in the field of mental health with “The Open Door Program&rdqu ...

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Anne Druilhet Winters Bradley JUL 30, 1942 - APR 22, 2023

Anne Druilhet Winters Bradley

    Anne Druilhet Winters Bradley passed away on April 22, 2023 at Memorial Health after a brief illness. She spent her final days surrounded by her loving family and friends.Anne was born on July 30, 1942 in Savannah, Georgia to Paul Anthony Winters, Sr. and Adeline Louisiana Grevemberg Winters. She attended both Saint Vincent’s Academy and Cathedral Day School while being raised on the Savannah Sugar Refinery in Port Wentworth, Georgia. After moving to Tampa, Florida, she graduated from high school at Sacred Heart Academy in 1960. She was a proud 1963 graduate of S ...

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Timothy Bryan DeLoach, II OCT 29, 1976 - APR 22, 2023

Timothy Bryan DeLoach, II

Timothy Bryan DeLoach, II, passed away peacefully at home on April 22, 2023 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Tim was born in Jacksonville, Florida on October 29, 1976 and lived in many southern locations through his childhood. Tim was a proud graduate of Marshall University, where he attended on full scholarship. He went on to complete a master’s degree in school counseling from Georgia State University. Tim had an eclectic professional career, yet he always found a way to use his gifts in counseling to support those around him- whether that was in his work at Chris Kids ( ...

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Cornelia "Connie" Adamson Battle MAR 06, 1944 - APR 22, 2023


Cornelia “Connie” Adamson Battle, an extraordinary sister, mother, and friend, died on April 22 in Savannah, Georgia, at the age of 79. Connie grew up in Decatur, GA, briefly attended the University of Georgia, and had many lifelong friends. Connie also never met an animal she didn’t immediately love. She was a magnet for stray dogs and cats, rode horses most of her life, and nursed animals back to health, including owls, squirrels, opossum, and more.   Connie was a force of nature and refused to be told no, to the chagrin of many people. From winning a school turk ...

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Richard Stephen McGehee MAY 24, 1947 - APR 22, 2023

Richard Stephen McGehee

Richard Stephen McGehee (Steve) beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend went to his heavenly home on April 22, 2023, at the age of 75. He was predeceased by his parents Richard and Mary McGehee. Steve grew up on East 65th Street where he made lifelong friends. In high school at the old Savannah High, he started a crabbing business and sold crabs to several seafood restaurants including Williams Seafood.  He also worked at the airport pumping fuel into the planes and Southland Oil pumping gas into tanker trucks.  Steve attended Clemson University, and graduated from Geor ...

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Harold W. (Hal) Kraft, III - APR 21, 2023

Harold W. (Hal) Kraft, III

Harold Wright “Hal” Kraft III, 62 passed away Friday, April 21st after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. His gentle hand being held by his devoted wife of 41 years Kim, faithfully never wavered from their vows, “In sickness and in health.” Born on March 20, 1961, to the late Harold Wright “Doby” Kraft, Jr. and Jane Brooks Kraft, he is also predeceased by his daughter Ashlee. He grew up in Savannah where he truly enjoyed the coastal lifestyle spending time on the water boating and fishing. He was a 1979 graduate of Jenkins High School ...

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Charles W. Upchurch - APR 21, 2023

Charles W. Upchurch

Charles W. Upchurch, 68, died after a long illness on Friday, April 21, 2023. Charles was born in Mullins, SC, the fourth child of Doris (Smith) and Joseph Upchurch, Sr. He attended Newberry College, where he was captain of the football team. In 1978, Charles married his high school sweetheart, the former Clare Hughes of Isle of Hope. They have two daughters. Charles spent half of his career working for the family business, Upchurch Music Company. The second half of his career was spent working in construction where he lead countless successful projects for major construction companies i ...

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William Francis (Frank) Harkins SEP 02, 1945 - APR 20, 2023

William Francis (Frank) Harkins

William Francis “Frank” Harkins, 77, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at The Oaks at Habersham. He was born on September 2, 1945, in Orangeburg, South Carolina to the late Louis and Frances Harvey Harkins, with his twin brother Louis Harkins, Jr.   Frank was a graduate of Armstrong State College and a member of their Alumni Association. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a retired Personnel Coordinator with the City of Savannah Police Department. Frank was a lifelong member of Ardsley Park Baptist Church. Frank is survived by his sister, Susan Brooks Howell ...

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Leslie Fowler FEB 06, 1951 - APR 19, 2023

Leslie Fowler

Leslie Fowler, 72, a resident of Savannah, Georgia since 1984, passed away peacefully at home on April 19, 2023.  Leslie was born February 6, 1951, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  She was the daughter of the late Calvert and Barbara Ballard.  Her sister is the late Linda Peterson.  She met O. C.  Fowler, Jr., while he was a Navy Flight Instructor in Pensacola, Florida.  They were married for 48 wonderful years.  Their daughter, Courtney Fowler, was born at the NAS Jacksonville, Florida in 1978. Leslie was a great Navy wife and partner during their 8 military m ...

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Joseph Willard Grantham SEP 12, 1947 - APR 19, 2023

Joseph Willard Grantham

Joseph Willard Grantham, 75, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. The Winterhaven, FL native was born on September 12, 1947 to the late Jess W. Grantham and Evelyn Ferreira. In addition to his father, Joseph was predeceased by his son, Joshua Jeremy Grantham. Joseph’s passion was his family. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He was loved by many and will be dearly missed. A highly decorated Marine, Joseph was wounded while serving in Vietnam in the United States Marine Corp. He was awarded two Purple Hearts for his heroic service.   ...

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Blake Anthony Willis (Blakey) FEB 06, 1994 - APR 19, 2023

Blake Anthony Willis (Blakey)

It was April 19, 2023 that we lost our beautiful son, Blake Anthony Willis 'Blakey'. Heaven gained a very special angel because God needed him to come home. Blake was born at 5:05 am on February 6, 1994. He was 29 years old and was the sweetest, kindest soul you would ever meet. He left us way too soon and sudden and we feel his loss very deeply. We will love him until the end of time. Our lives will never be the same without him here with us. We take comfort in the fact that he is at peace and probably rapping his songs in heaven. He is preceded in death by his maternal grand ...

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Martha Mae Beasley Lynch AUG 28, 1938 - APR 18, 2023

Martha Mae Beasley Lynch

Martha Mae Lynch, beloved wife and mother, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. The Anderson, SC native was born on August 28, 1938 to the late John T. and Ida Mae Beasley. In addition to her parents, Martha was predeceased by a daughter, Amy Kathleen Lynch.  She leaves behind her husband, Ted Lynch; and a daughter, Julia L., Jones of Palm Harbor, FL. A private service will be held.    ...

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Nancy Courtenay Collins OCT 15, 1957 - APR 18, 2023

Nancy Courtenay Collins

Nancy Courtenay Collins, 65, of Savannah, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2023, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Nancy was a native of Savannah and was born October 15, 1957, daughter of the late Charles Maurice Courtenay and Margaret Ubele Courtenay. She was a devout catholic and a communicator of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Nancy was a graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy class of 1975. She attended Tampa College and graduated in 1982. Nancy worked for Dr. Richard Schulze Sr. at Schultz Eye and Surgery Center for many years, and we ...

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James Lonnie Clanton Jr. AUG 02, 1938 - APR 18, 2023

James Lonnie Clanton Jr.

        James (Jim) Lonnie Clanton, Jr. died April 18, 2023 in Savannah, GA.  He was the son of James Lonnie Clanton, Sr. and Doris Shuman Clanton.  Jim graduated from Savannah High School in 1956 .    Following graduation he served in the Air National Guard for five years.  He married Elizabeth Pflug and remained in Savannah, Georgia for the remainder of his life.  They celebrated 60 years of marriage in May, 2022.  Jim was a member of The Lutheran Church of the Ascension since 1963 and served on numerous committees.&n ...

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Payton Woodbury AUG 22, 1992 - APR 18, 2023

Payton Woodbury

Payton Woodbury passed away at his home on Skidaway Island on Tuesday, April 18th. He was 30. Born on August 22,1992 at San Ramon Community Hospital, Payton grew up in California where he attended the San Ramon Valley Christian Academy, went to Monte Vista High School and graduated from California State University at San Francisco. He recently moved to Savannah, Georgia where he had just started a new job at Intuit. Payton was an enthusiast. He was passionate about playing and watching sports—the Giants, the 49ers and the Warriors. From a very early age Payton excelled at football ...

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John Andrew Goines, Jr. NOV 14, 1975 - APR 17, 2023

John Andrew Goines, Jr.

John Andrew Goines, Jr., 47, died Monday, April 17, 2023. John was predeceased by his father, John A Goines, Sr.  John is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Louise; mother, Marilyn K Goines; brother and sister-in-law, Jeremy and Alice; and two nephews, Brayden and Landon Goines.   A celebration of John’s life will be held in July in Texas.    ...

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Daniel J.  Zupfer (Danny) JUN 19, 1958 - APR 15, 2023

Daniel J.  Zupfer (Danny)

Daniel J. Zupfer (Danny), 64, of Savannah, Georgia died on April 15, 2023.   The Marshall, Minnesota native was the youngest of four children born to Catherine A. Zupfer and James N. Zupfer, who have preceded him in death.  Danny spent his earliest years in North Babylon, New York sharing a room with his older brothers, Jimmy and Dennis down the hall from his sister, Maureen.  By all accounts, Danny loved being the adorable baby of the family as he was always smiling. This early joyful attitude would serve him well throughout his life as he never s ...

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Oscar "Mike" Doney III JUN 16, 1952 - APR 15, 2023


Oscar “Mike” Doney III, 70, of Morganton, North Carolina, and a native of Savannah, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2023. He was born June 16, 1952, to Oscar Doney Jr., and Marjorie Jean Gilreath Doney. “Mike” was a longtime resident of Savannah and had lived Morganton since 1990. He was a devoted son, father and grandfather. Survivors include his daughter, three grandchildren, two brothers and their wives, and various aunts and uncles A graveside service will be at 12:30, Friday, April 21, 2023, at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. ...

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John C. Hannon - APR 14, 2023

John C. Hannon

John C. Hannon, 72, passed away Friday, April 14, 2023 at Hospice House.  No service is scheduled at this time.   ...

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Johnnie J. Dukes, Jr. MAY 02, 1945 - APR 14, 2023

Johnnie J. Dukes, Jr.

On April 14, 2023, Johnnie J. Dukes, Jr., passed away at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital after an extended illness, surrounded by his family.  He was 77 years old. Johnnie was born on May 2, 1945 in Macon, Georgia to Johnnie J. Dukes, Sr. and Lorella Sanders Dukes.  He lived in Macon for most of his life and retired to Savannah in 2018. Johnnie was a “man for all seasons”.  He was a very tall man, larger than life in so many ways.  He had an incredible sense of humor, lived his life to the fullest, and enjoyed every precious minute of it. His travels a ...

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Rick Alan Sammons AUG 31, 1974 - APR 13, 2023

Rick Alan Sammons

Rick Alan Sammons, beloved husband, father, son, brother, and amazing friend unexpectedly passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at his home in Windsor Forest. Rick is survived by his wife, Hollie R. Sammons; his children, Jessica Danielle Sammons, Summer Michelle Sammons, Allison Nicole Sammons; two sons, Lil Ricky Youmans, and Jackson Sammons. Rick was the most amazing brother to Larry Sammons, Marsha Jividen, and Jodi Graham. He also loved his nieces, Carrie Graham and Lisa Sammons, and his two nephews, Cody Brown and Jacob Quackenbush. Rick will also be watching over his granddaug ...

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Ashley Phillips MAR 16, 1978 - APR 12, 2023

Ashley Phillips

Ashley Brooke Phillips, 45, of Green Cove Springs, Florida, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness.  She was born March 16, 1978 in Jacksonville, Florida, and worked in Pharmaceutical Sales.   She is survived by her parents, Sherman D. Phillips and Sarena Vaughn Phillips, her brother, Shawn Phillips, and many other realtives and friends.    No services are planned at this time.    ...

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Alice Doyle Walton AUG 04, 1932 - APR 12, 2023

Alice Doyle Walton

Alice Walton of Savannah, GA, formerly of New Canaan, CT passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Born August 4, 1932, in Collingswood, NJ to Bernice and Harry Doyle, Alice was raised in Haddonfield, NJ with 2 sisters and 4 brothers whom she cherished dearly. Alice graduated from St. Peter’s Nursing School in New Brunswick, NJ and started her career as a surgical nurse at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, NJ.  She loved working in the OR and caring for others, a gift she openly gave throughout her life.  Alice gladly shar ...

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Amanda Frances Jeter-Adams JUN 23, 1990 - APR 11, 2023

Amanda Frances Jeter-Adams

Amanda Frances Jeter-Adams passed away peacefully in the comfort of her own home on April 11, 2023, at the age of 32. She was born on June 23, 1990, in Spartanburg, South Carolina and also lived in Myrtle Beach before moving to Savannah. Amanda was a 2008 graduate of Spartanburg High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Musical Theater from Coastal Carolina University in 2012. Amanda was an integral part of the Savannah music scene with her incredible voice and undeniable energy. Her love of music was contagious, and her powerful voice touched all genres of music; from gospel to c ...

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Diane Dew Krstolic AUG 02, 1941 - APR 11, 2023

Diane Dew Krstolic

Diane Dew Krstolic 81, a resident of Skidaway Island, for the last 17 years, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2023, at her home. Diane was born on August 2, 1941 in Detroit Michigan. She was the daughter of the late Roy and Helen Dew, and Jane Dew. In addition to her parents, Diane was preceded in death by her brother, James Dew, her son, David Farrell Neaman, and son-in-law, Paul Hayes Gilgo. She grew up in Cincinnati, OH, attending Wyoming High School, then receiving a degree from Marjorie Webster in Washington, DC. After college, she went back to Wyoming, OH, to establish her roots, and ...

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David Eugene Roach DEC 13, 1960 - APR 11, 2023

David Eugene Roach

David Eugene Roach, 62, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 11, 2023. The Jesup, GA native was born on December 13, 1960 to the late Wilbur and Roberta Roach. He attended Valdosta State University and enjoyed a successful career as a salesman and planner. David had a passion for the water and especially enjoyed fishing. He was a member Coffee Bluff Marine Rescue Squad. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Roach; two daughters, Anna (16)  and Evie Roach (14); two aunts, Willa Cochran and Sherry Hardman-Davis; and an uncle, Jim Davis. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sa ...

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Mildred Cynthia Calhoun NOV 25, 1959 - APR 10, 2023

Mildred Cynthia Calhoun

Mildred Cynthia Calhoun, known to all as “Cindy”, died early Easter Monday at her home in Homewood, Alabama at the age of 63.  Born prematurely in Savannah, GA on November 25, 1959, she was the daughter of Charles Kretzer Calhoun, Sr, and Mildred Polk Bolch Calhoun.  Because of prematurity, she lost her eyesight shortly after birth.  In spite of her blindness, she developed a deep love of music and could play piano by ear, even complex Beatles tunes and songs by the Carpenters, all of which she adored.  She idolized her grammar school teacher at Jacob G. Smit ...

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Roland Christian Wolff Jr. MAR 01, 1944 - APR 09, 2023

Roland Christian Wolff Jr.

Roland Christian Wolff Jr., 79, passed away at his home on Sunday, April 9, 2023. Roland was born in New York, New York, the son of Roland C. Wolff and Ruth Brackman. After moving to Connecticut, Roland attended Connecticut public schools and then served as a United States Marine during the Vietnam War.  His service in the Marines motivated him to earn his BFA from Southern Connecticut State University and his MFA from Georgia State University. For the next 20 years, Roland pursued an extensive career in art as a freelance illustrator who was widely published in multiple newspapers, ...

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Joel Frederick Spivak - APR 08, 2023

Joel Frederick Spivak

Joel F. Spivak, a research scientist, patent attorney, general counsel, private pilot, husband, father, and grandfather, died Saturday, April 8, 2023 at a hospice facility in Savannah, GA after complications from an intracranial hemorrhage.  He was 88. Although for the past 24 years he led a peaceful retirement, while residing in The Landings area of Savannah, his path included struggles, hard work, and notable achievements.  Joel Frederick Spivak was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1935.  His youth was spent in a crowded, 2-bedroom Brownsville tenement apartment, along wi ...

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Lawrence Richard Lucey - APR 08, 2023

Lawrence Richard Lucey

Lawrence Richard Lucey, 74, passed away peacefully at home in Savannah, Georgia surrounded by his loving family on April 8, 2023. He was born on April 24, 1948, in Cambridge, Massachusetts to the late Rose Virginia (LeBlanc) Lucey and Lawrence John Lucey. He grew up in Woburn, Massachusetts with his brother Will. Larry was a proud Navy veteran having served two tours in Vietnam with the Seabees. He met the love of his life, Patty, at a house party in 1973 and they spent the next fifty years together. They married on May 30, 1982, and spent most of their lives living happily in Stratham, ...

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Ruth Bjorkman Quigley - APR 08, 2023

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Anna Chalmers SEP 03, 1957 - APR 06, 2023

Anna Chalmers

Anna Marie Chalmers, 65, of Savannah, GA died peacefully on Thursday, April 6, 2023 at home after a prolonged illness. Anna was born on September 3, 1957 in Pittsburgh, PA to loving parents, Maureen and Vincent Bracco, Sr. Anna is survived by her devoted husband of 50 years, Joe, and their three sons, Chris (Rebecca) of Flowery Branch, Matt and Ethan of Savannah. She was the proud grandmother of Avery and Jack of Flowery Branch and Madyson and Jaila of Savannah and a beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. Anna was preceded in death by her father, Vincent and brother, Buddy. Anna is ...

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Edward Richard Heiser MAR 17, 1935 - APR 05, 2023

Edward Richard Heiser

EDWARD RICHARD HEISER                                                            1935-2023 Edward Richard Heiser passed away on April 5, 2023 at the age of 88.  He was born on March 17, 1935 in NYC.  Ed spent most of his youth in Cincinnati, OH where he attended Withrow High School.  &n ...

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Gary Lindsey Johnson - APR 04, 2023

Gary Lindsey Johnson

Gary Lindsey Johnson, passed away on April 4, 2023 after a brief illness. The Savannah native was the son of the late Truman and Hazel Porter Johnson. Gary was a 1970 graduate of Savannah High School and attended Armstrong State College, where he studied Business Administration and was a brother and past president of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He owned and operated Johnson Air in Thunderbolt for more than 40 years. Gary served with the 117th Air National Guard. He loved the waterways surrounding Chatham County and the mountains of Western North Carolina.  Gary will be sadly missed b ...

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Marie O'bry Clark - APR 04, 2023

Marie O'bry Clark

Marie Audry O'bry Clark, 88, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at Coastal Manor in Ludowici, GA.  A private service will be held at a later date.  ...

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Ronald Arthur Mack Jr. DEC 07, 1969 - APR 04, 2023

Ronald Arthur Mack Jr.

Ronald Arthur Mack Jr, 53, was raised in Miami, Florida, and died on April 4, 2023, while travelling abroad in the Philippines. Outside of his children, Ron’s greatest prides in life included owning a phone repair shop, creating electronic music, and experimenting with different art styles. Those who met him were quickly introduced to his sense of humor and love of coffee, as well as his enthusiasm for comic books and horror movies. Ron is survived by his daughters, Brigid and Erin; parents, Ron and Lee Mack; siblings, Scott and Sue; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, ...

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Lucia Jean Welch Owens JUN 26, 1923 - APR 03, 2023

Lucia Jean Welch Owens

Jean Welch Owens, 99, died peacefully on Hilton Head Island, SC on Monday, April 3, 2023. The Hardeeville, SC native was a longtime resident of Savannah before moving to Beaufort County, SC in 2015. Jean was born on June 26, 1923 to the late Marion B. and Hermiene Smith Welch. A registered nurse, Jean always had a gift of caring for others. She was an active member of Community Bible Church (CBC) in Beaufort, SC.  In addition to her parents, Jean was predeceased by her husband, Walstein "Walter" Owens; brother, Bricen "Buck" ...

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Ca Rita Cumming Connor SEP 23, 1928 - APR 03, 2023

Ca Rita Cumming Connor

Ca Rita Cumming Connor, 94, passed away on the evening of April 3, 2023, after a short illness.  She was born on September 23, 1928, in Statesboro, Georgia to Agnes Mathewes and Britt Stamps Cumming. At an early age, she moved to Savannah with her family and resided on Park Avenue.  Ca Rita graduated from Commercial High School as the valedictorian of her class. She would often reminisce about her job working the candy counter at Kress Department Store while in high school. In 1945, Ca Rita lost her brother, Lt. Britt Charles Cumming, in the Battle of Okinawa. After graduation, Ca Ri ...

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Virgil (Clayton) Smith SEP 17, 1952 - APR 03, 2023

Virgil (Clayton) Smith

Mr. Clayton “Papa” Smith passed away on Monday, April 3, 2023, at his home in Savannah. He was born in Greenwood, South Carolina on September 17, 1952, to Jesse and Sadie Smith. Clayton is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Ruth Smith, along with his son, Clayton Smith (Amelia), his daughters, Debi Smith-Howell, Dana Smith, Jessica Smith-DeGroot (Ben), Shannon Collins (Chris), and Kristy Goodman (Trey). Clayton has 14 grandchildren: Alyssa, Buddy, Dalton, Luke, Hanna, Abby, Austin, Brenden, Tabitha, Andrew, Alex, Annie, Connor and Katie. He is also survived by his sister T ...

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John Albert Dobbertin - APR 02, 2023

John Albert Dobbertin

John Albert Dobbertin “Big John”, 83, passed away April 2, 2023 at his home with his family by his side.  He was born March 18, 1940 in Rochester, New York and lived there until his buddies talked him into joining the Marines.  While at Paris Island, he met the love of his life, Lolo.  They married and had 56 wonderful years together, traveling, and cruising with friends. He worked for Claxton Poultry as a salesman until he retired in 2000.  This didn’t slow him down, he volunteered as the Mysterious Santa for 20 years, and also at his American Legion P ...

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Cynthia Cason Warner - APR 02, 2023

Cynthia Cason Warner

Cynthia Cason Warner, loving mother and cherished grandmother, passed away unexpectedly on Palm Sunday, April 2, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Cindy was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on April 12, 1958, to Joe and Sue Cason. She was preceded in death by her mother and father as well as her sister Laura Cason Satterfield. Cindy is survived by her brother O’Neal Cason of Savannah, Georgia, and her two Sons Joshua Warner (Rebecca) of Richmond Hill, Georgia, and Aaron Mark Warner (Katie) of Guyton, Georgia. She had 6 wonderful grandchildren Christopher, Caleb, Talia, Jonathan, Titu ...

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Marcia Gay DaPont - APR 01, 2023

Marcia Gay DaPont

Marcia Gay DaPont, 79, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2023 at The Marshes at Skidaway Island.   ...

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Patrick Helmly - APR 01, 2023

Patrick Helmly

Patrick Helmly, 53, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2023 at his home.  The family will hold a private memorial at a later date.  ...

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Nolan Fitzgerald Mell APR 21, 1986 - APR 01, 2023

Nolan Fitzgerald Mell

Nolan Fitzgerald Mell left this life at age 36, on April 1, 2023, to rest peacefully in the loving arms of Jesus. Nolan was born to Kathleen Russo and John Mell on April 21, 1986, just 12 months after his older brother, Brandon. Nolan and Brandon could not have been any closer. Being only one year apart, they faced the world of every other weekends, split holidays, joint birthday parties, huge families, re-marriages, sibling additions, and many shared friends being only one year apart. They always had each other to lean on, fight with, drink with, create memories with, and love. Nolan ...

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Rachel Duncan Bartschi MAR 30, 1919 - APR 01, 2023

Rachel Duncan Bartschi

Rachel Duncan Bartschi, 104, of Savannah passed away peacefully Saturday, April 1, 2023, at her home srrounded by her loving family. She was born March 30, 1919, in Lewisville, Idaho to the late Thomas and Gladys Fife Duncan. She was raised in Kennewick, Washington, and lived in Murphys, California most of her life, where she was a member of Covenant Church, where she taught Sunday School, and member of Covenant Women Missionary Group. She was also a hospital volunteer and the VFW Auxiliary. Mrs. Bartschi was a homemaker and a member of Bull Street Baptist Church. &nbs ...

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Vernon Bennett-White AUG 22, 1983 - APR 01, 2023

Vernon Bennett-White

Vernon Bennett-White, 39, died at home on Saturday, April 1, 2023. Vernon was born on August 22, 1983 in Fairfax, VA to Reider White and Alice Bennett-White. Vernon spent most of his life in Maryland before moving to Savannah 13 years ago. He graduated from Dulaney High School in Padonia, MD and attended Baltimore County Community College. He was employed in the hospitality industry by Bevinco. Vernon loved music. He was not only an accomplished guitarist, but he enjoyed writing his own music. His passion was video games, and he especially enjoyed his game times with his hig ...

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Jane Wheeler Shuman - MAR 31, 2023

Jane Wheeler Shuman

Jane Wheeler Shuman, 95, died peacefully on March 31, 2023.  Jane met Jimmy Shuman when she was thirteen years old and loved him the rest of her life.  They married after her twenty-first birthday and raised four children: Jimmy, George (Babette), Billy (Bonney), and Mary.  Jane and Jimmy celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary shortly before his death in 2013.  She was also predeceased by her parents: Ferry and Mildred; her sister: Mary (Jack); and two nephews: Jack (Barrie) and Ferry (Cindy). Jane attended Sullins College, the University of Georgia, and obtained her ...

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Charles Norbert Jones SEP 26, 1936 - MAR 31, 2023

Charles Norbert Jones

Charles Norbert Jones, 86, of Savannah, Georgia, died March 31, 2023, at home surrounded by his loving family.  Norbert was born on September, 26, 1936, in Savannah, Georgia to Ralph Levi Jones and Edna Mae Brown Jones both from Savannah. After graduating Savannah High School he went on to study mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech.  Norbert is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janice Poston Jones, three daughters, Amy Jones Hatch (Roddy) of Savannah, Ga, Susan Jones Gallo (Stephen) of Mission Viejo, Ca, and Lisa Jones Borden (John) of Atlanta, Ga. He has six grandchildren, M ...

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Charles T. Lane - MAR 31, 2023

Charles T. Lane

Charles T. Lane, 81, passed away peacefully March 31, 2023 at his country home in Pembroke, GA with his family at his side.  He was born August 12, 1941, in Alvin, Texas to the late Marion Virgil Lane and Charlene Bennett Lane.  Charles served in the U.S. Navy and later became an electrician.  He was known for his good and kind heart, along with his sense of humor and big laugh.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 24 years, Lois Marshburn-Lane, son, Jimmy Mashburn, brothers, Buck, John, Albert, and Calvin Lane.  Surviving are his ...

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John Fitzgerald Mell - MAR 31, 2023

John Fitzgerald Mell

John Fitzgerald Mell February 10, 1965 – March 31, 2023   John Fitzgerald Mell died unexpectedly on March 31, 2023 at the age of 58.  John was born February 10, 1965, to Vergie and Vic Mell.  He graduated from Benedictine Military School Class of 1984.  During his Senior year of high school, he was selected Football Player of the Year by the Savannah Morning News and the Savannah Quarterback Club. He was also the recipient of the Coca-Cola Golden Helmet, MVP in the Region Championship game, and selected to play in the State of Georgia All-Star game in which h ...

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

Corine Barnes Jaudon

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

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

Martheda Barnes Humphries (Lewis)

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

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

Frank Tatum Kehoe

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

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

Mary Ellen Nicol

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

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Mildred Swinney Wester - MAR 26, 2023

Mildred Swinney Wester

Mildred Swinney Wester passed from this life into heaven on March 26, 2023, after a short stay in hospice. Born March 18, 1938, in Rockmart, Georgia, to Nettie Reeves Swinney and Lewis Render Swinney, she grew up in Warner Robins, Georgia, and Savannah, Georgia, graduating from Savannah High School in 1956. She worked in the Women, Infants, and Children program (WIC), and retired from Gulfstream Aerospace in 1993, but her favorite job was as a preschool teacher. She taught at Memorial Day School and Tiponi Preschool, which she helped to found. Mildred was a bright spirit with a resilient ...

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Lula Frances Larcom - MAR 26, 2023

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

Martha Dotson Cason Laughlin

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

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

Gene O. Radach, Jr.

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

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Lincoln David Kraeuter - MAR 25, 2023

Lincoln David Kraeuter

Lincoln David Kraeuter died surrounded by his loving family on March 25, 2023, at the age of 93. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he lived, among other places, in Littleton, Massachusetts, Mashpee, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Jensen Beach, Florida, and, most recently, Savannah, Georgia.  He attended the United States Coast Guard Academy and graduated from Duke University Pratt School of Engineering. He later served in the US Navy as an engineering officer.  An inventor with a patent to his name, he worked in the electronic transistor industry in Massachusetts before transitioning to teaching ...

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

Abner Richard Whitfield

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

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Douglas O. Wilson - MAR 24, 2023

Douglas O. Wilson

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

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

Terry J. Thompson, Sr.

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

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Loretta Kleckner Fuller - MAR 24, 2023

Loretta Kleckner Fuller

Loretta Fuller (Kleckner), 76, of Savannah, Ga. died March 24 surrounded by the love of family. Loretta was born in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania where she enjoyed weekly trips to the movies with her sister and cousins, the warmth and humor of her large extended family, and the baking talents of her affectionate grandmother. Loretta moved to Newark, Delaware as an adolescent and often spoke with affection for their small apartment on Delaware Avenue. She graduated from Newark High School and earned an Associate Degree from the University of Delaware at the same time that her mother was receiving her M ...

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

William L. Peterson

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

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Lewis J. Lindsey - MAR 23, 2023

Lewis J. Lindsey

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

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

Cary Thad Tanrath

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

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

William R. Udry

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

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Dr. Jessica Miller Mullinix - MAR 22, 2023

Dr. Jessica Miller Mullinix

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

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

Jacquelyn Lee Leigh Kavanaugh

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

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

Joseph Mose Cafiero, Jr.

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

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Sharon Farra Liverman - MAR 21, 2023

Sharon Farra Liverman

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

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

Katherine Ann Estes Fischer

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

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

William H.

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

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Charles Edward Fritts MAR 25, 1933 - MAR 20, 2023

Charles Edward Fritts

Charles Edward Fritts, known to most as Ed, died on March 20, 2023, at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. He was the last surviving of five siblings born to Ross and Cessie Fritts in Mountain City, Tennessee. Ed was an exceptional athlete, attending East Tennessee State University on a basketball scholarship where he also played tennis and was on the track team. Ed received his master’s degree in industrial engineering from University of Southern California. He retired from the General Accounting Office after 32 years and spent another 18 in the private sector. On ...

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

Grace W. Bockes

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

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

Philip Walker (Phil) Burns, Jr.

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

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

Betty A. Burnsed

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

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

William Maurice “Buck” Love

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Frank Marion Johnston, Jr.

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

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Patrick Geoghegan - MAR 14, 2023

Patrick Geoghegan

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

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Ann Karen Canas - MAR 13, 2023

Ann Karen Canas

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

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

Devon David Garrison

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

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Ajay Gupta JUN 04, 1956 - MAR 12, 2023

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Martha Lynn Turner Manrique - MAR 12, 2023

Martha Lynn Turner Manrique

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

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

Dr. Eugene P. Bargeron

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

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

David Glenn Lemley, Jr.

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

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

Jenny Parker Stacy

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

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Ryan Weeks Hook - MAR 06, 2023

Ryan Weeks Hook

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

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

Beth Neville Whelan

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

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

Janet (Jan) Stafford White

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

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Kenneth Henry Ura - MAR 05, 2023

Kenneth Henry Ura

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

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Charles Hugh Fillingim - MAR 04, 2023

Charles Hugh Fillingim

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

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

Scott Louis Helmreich

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

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

Shirley DeLyne Forssell

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

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Cheryl Lynn Johnson Lanier - MAR 03, 2023

Cheryl Lynn Johnson Lanier

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

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

Erin Maroney Fraser

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

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

Cheryl Anne Swinney Couturier

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

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

David A. Salisbury

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

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

Pendleton P. White

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

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

James Edgar Hillegass

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

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

Lynda Smith Werntz

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

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

George Wilson Lindsay III

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

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

Lucile (Cilie) Huff Sutton

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

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Robert (Bob) Johnson, - FEB 25, 2023

Robert (Bob) Johnson,

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

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

Helen Barbara MacPherson

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

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Keith Kozel FEB 28, 1968 - FEB 21, 2023

Keith Kozel

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

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Jeanette McNamara JUN 02, 1922 - FEB 21, 2023

Jeanette McNamara

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

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Grier V. Carter - FEB 21, 2023

Grier V. Carter

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

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Stephen Michael Tucker - FEB 20, 2023

Stephen Michael Tucker

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

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

Marian S. Proper

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

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Gail Murphy MAR 13, 1937 - FEB 19, 2023

Gail Murphy

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

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Khamphay Khotphuy OCT 10, 1961 - FEB 19, 2023

Khamphay Khotphuy

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

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


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

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

Richard D. Edwards

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

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

Walter Wesson Matthews

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

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

Edwin Bethea Henderson

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

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

Bette Lou Halford Cobb

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

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Terry (Chuck) Gene Swagert - FEB 12, 2023

Terry (Chuck) Gene Swagert

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

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

The Honorable W. Leon Barfield

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

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

Barbara Mullins Campbell

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

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

A. John Zanin

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

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

Bert Francis Keene

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

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Judy M. Shearouse - FEB 11, 2023

Judy M. Shearouse

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

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Melinda S. Chestnut - FEB 10, 2023

Melinda S. Chestnut

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

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James Leland Tee - FEB 09, 2023

James Leland Tee

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

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Donald Powell - FEB 08, 2023

Donald Powell

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

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Joseph Page - FEB 08, 2023

Joseph Page


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

James F. Johnson, Jr.

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

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

Bonnie Faye Smith

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

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

Elizabeth L.

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

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Dr. Richard F. Leighton - FEB 05, 2023

Dr. Richard F. Leighton

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

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

John Franklin Finch

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

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Diane Sutlive OCT 05, 1942 - FEB 05, 2023

Diane Sutlive

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

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

Dorothy Williams Kingery

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

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Vincent Joseph King - FEB 04, 2023

Vincent Joseph King

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

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

Thomas L. Edwards

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

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Alice Schaffer JUL 19, 1940 - FEB 03, 2023

Alice Schaffer

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

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

Jesse Robert Gray

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

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

Vivian G. Varas

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

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

Joseph Henry

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

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

Scott Talbot Richards

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

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Jennifer Lynn "Jenny" Parrish - FEB 01, 2023

Jennifer Lynn

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

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