Our Obituaries

Ralph James Edward Jackson

September 13, 1961 - September 29, 2015

James R E Jackson, "Jimmy Jack," beloved son of S. Ann Jackson passed away early Tuesday morning, September 29, 201 at Candler surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his beloved Grandmother Inez Oliphant and Grandfather Albert Oliphant. He leaves to mourn his passing; his mother Ann Jackson, his brother Kenneth and sister-in-law Vickie Jackson, his sister Debra Gibson and...
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Jewel Jean Colquitt

November 23, 1936 - September 28, 2015

Jewel Jean Hall Colquitt, age 78, a beautiful, elegant, and classy lady, passed on Sept. 28, exactly 47 years after her darling husband, and after a lifetime of giving love. In the early 60's, with her husband Al, Jewel was a leader in local efforts to register women voters. She was a tireless caregiver, helping all of her family members as they needed her over the years. She served for many...
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Mary Alice Boyd

April 11, 1921 - September 27, 2015

Mary A. Boyd ,94, died Sunday September 27, 2015 at Hospice Savannah, Inc. She was born in Leefield, GA. and was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years William A. BoydShe is survived by 2 sons, Tom and Bill Boyd both of savannah, GA.; 2 daughters, Betty Watson and Diane Lyon both of Savannah, GA. ; 7 grandchildren, Robbie and Patrick...
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Francesco Calabrese

March 15, 1940 - September 27, 2015

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Elloweese Thomas Coleman

September 25, 1948 - September 25, 2015

Elloweese Thomas Coleman, 67, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015 in Savannah, Georgia. She was born on September 25, 1948 in Jackson, Georgia to Marlon and Nannie Thomas. She married Richard Coleman and together they raised six children, Richard (Alicia) Coleman, Jr., Rachel Brown, Renee Pinkney, Ritchie (Latronda) Coleman, Reginald (Maria) Coleman and Rodriguez Coleman. Elloweese...
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Barrion Duane Nehr

August 31, 1934 - September 25, 2015

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Helen Battiste Alfred

November 25, 1933 - September 25, 2015

SAVANNAH: Helen Battiste Alfred was summoned by her Heavenly Father on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 1:00 a.m. In celebration of her life, viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. proceeded by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. at Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel.Interment will be at Magnolia Memorial Gardens in Savannah.
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Ernest Lynnwood Barber

July 30, 1930 - September 23, 2015

SAVANNAH: Ernest Lynwood Barber Jr. of Savannah, GA passed on to his heavenly home on September 23, 2015, after a short illness. Ernest was born July 30, 1930, to Ernest and Gussie Zitterauer Barber, living to the age of 85. Ernest graduated from Commercial High School and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He married Miriam Barnard in 1953 and had a wonderful...
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Samuel McKee Cannon

March 8, 1927 - September 18, 2015

Dr. Samuel McKee Cannon Sr., 88, of Savannah, passed away on September 18, 2015. Samuel was born March 8th, 1927 to the late Eddie and Lillie Cannon. Samuel is also preceded in death by his late wife Carolyn. Dr. Samuel M. Cannon Sr. served in the United States Navy in 1944 on the USS Sennet SS-408. He later graduated from Emory University to become a successful Orthodontist in Atlanta until his...
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George A. Marks

November 8, 1952 - September 16, 2015

George A. Marks of Bloomingdale, GA. died Wednesday September 16th, 2015 after a short illness.George was born November 8th, 1952 in Merced, CA. He has been a resident of Bloomingdale since April of 2004. He worked as a service Tech at Walmart and has also worked for The Merced, CA. Irrigation District.He is survived by his wife, Leigh Anne Marks; his children, Jessica Whitaker, Jarret Haskin,...
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Joseph L. Winters

March 15, 1930 - September 15, 2015

Joseph L. Winters, 85, of Savannah, GA. died Tuesday September 15, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital.He was born in Savannah, GA. and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War on the ship USS Shea.. He was a member of the Local Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local #85. He was a member of the Loyal order of the Moose Lodge #1550, was a Moose Legionnaire, previous member of the Eagle...
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Ja'von Malik Wilson

May 5, 1996 - September 12, 2015

SAVANNAH - Ja'von Malik Wilson, 19, of Savannah, died Saturday, September 12, 2015.Ja'von was born in Savannah, Georgia, on May 9, 1996, to Clifford Wilson, Jr. and Vernee Roberts.Ja'von was known by his family and friends to be a very respectful person. He was smart, loving and he was known to give the shirt off his back if needed. He enjoyed many things like playing basketball, being around his...
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Eldee Stewart

April 26, 1950 - September 8, 2015

A celebration of Eldee's life will be held at a later date.
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Shirley Ann Hillis Folger

May 6, 1930 - September 6, 2015

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Mary Iatrellis LaPan

March 24, 1939 - September 4, 2015

Mary LaPan.. A woman of grace, dignity and honesty has finally left us. In recent times, she was a woman of nine lives and with much regret we will miss her joy, laughter and quick witted candor. But not to worry, she leaves behind her daughters, Brigette Aaron and Kim Lorraine who will hear her voice in their heads saying, "I may be out of sight but I am still with...
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Miriam Nesbitt Brinson

January 12, 1922 - September 3, 2015

SAVANNAH - Miriam Nesbitt Brinson, 93, of Savannah and widow of Raymond Brinson, died Thursday morning at Azalea land under the care of Hospice Savannah.She was born on January 12, 1922 in Savannah, Georgia, the middle girl of three girls and one boy born to the late William Iverson and Ruby (Burkhalter) Barbaree. Her only brother was killed in a truck accident when he was only ten years old and...
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Linda Gail Skrine

February 21, 1946 - August 30, 2015

Linda Gail Jones Skrine, 69, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 at Memorial Health. Linda was born and raised in Ashville, NC and attended local schools. She attended Bible Baptist Church and was in the Master's Sunday School Class. She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Pete Skrine of Savannah, a son, Winton R. Carter, III, of Savannah; four daughters,...
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Earl Rudolph Lawhorne

February 5, 1927 - August 30, 2015

Earl R. Lawhorne - SAVANNAH - Earl R. Lawhorne, 88, of Savannah, died Sunday, August 30, 2015 surrounded by his family at Hospice House of Savannah. Born February 5, 1927, in Baltimore, MD, he was a son of the late Jesse D. Lawhorne and Virginia Camper Lawhorne. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Larry and sister Betty Lawhorne. He graduated from Virginia Military...
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Willene Davis Duggan

February 16, 1930 - August 30, 2015

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Kathryn Delores Shaw Scott

February 1, 1933 - August 29, 2015

Kathryn Delores Shaw Scott - SAVANNAH - Kathryn Delores Shaw Scott, 82, of Savannah and widow of Neil Browne Scott, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Hospice Savannah. She was born in Savannah, Georgia on February 1, 1933, a daughter of William and Sarah Lewis Shaw. Kathryn attended Savannah schools. She was a life time communicant of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist...
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Sidney Lanier Strickland

August 26, 1929 - August 25, 2015

LTC (Retired, U. S. Army) Sidney Lanier Strickland, 85, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at his residence, under the care of Hospice Savannah. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Roselyn Kinner Strickland, two sons, Steven Michael and David Sidney Strickland.Sid was born and raised in Blackshear, GA. (Pierce Co.) and attended local schools. He was a graduate...
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Ruth Pinckney Johnson

February 15, 1920 - August 23, 2015

Ruth P. Johnson, 95, died Sunday, August 23, 2015, at Abercorn Rehabilitation Center in Savannah. Ruth was born February 15, 1920 in Pinckney Colony, Bluffton, SC to Charles Cotesworth and Cynthia Langford Pinckney. She grew up there among eight brothers and sisters, dozens of aunts, uncles, cousins. She was a graduate of Bluffton High School. She has described Bluffton as one square mile with...
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Inman Earl Beasley

July 16, 1947 - August 21, 2015

Inman E. Beasley, age 68, of Savannah, passed away on August 21, 2015. Inman was born on July 16, 1947 in Statesboro to the late D.C. and Eloise Beasley. He moved to Savannah in 1985. He served in the Air National Guard 165th, and worked for over 20 years for Hussey, Gay and Bell engineering, most recently as the Department Head of the Construction Division. Inman was preceded in death by not...
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Richard A. Simonaitis

December 7, 1930 - August 20, 2015

SAVANNAH - Richard A. Simonaitis, 84, of Savannah and husband of Vera S. Hall Simonaitis, died, Thursday, August 20, 2015 in Savannah.He was born on December 7, 1930, in Chicago, IL, the son of the George P. Simonaitis and the late Sofija S. Woijkiewicz.Richard attended Loyola University and was a graduate of the University of Illinois and earned his Master's Degree and his PhD from Ohio State...
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Wendell Aubrey Stephens

July 4, 1940 - August 18, 2015

DAHLONEGA - Wendell Aubrey Stephens, 75, of Dahlonega and husband of Delores Johnson Stephens, died, Tuesday, August 18, 2015 in Dahlonega.He was born on July 4, 1940, in McGregor, Georgia, the son of the late Aubrey Stephens and the late Jeanette Richardson Stephens.He worked for many years as a self-employed dry-wall contractor in Savannah, GA.He is survived by his wife, Delores Stephens; son,...
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Bradford David Smith

August 23, 1918 - August 18, 2015

SAVANNAH - Bradford David Smith, 96, of Savannah, and husband of Ruby M. Mullinax Smith, died Tuesday evening at his home, five days shy of his 97th birthday, under the care of Hospice Savannah.He was born on August 23, 1918 in McDonough, GA, the son of the late Manley Smith and the late Georgia Smith.He served his country in the United States Air force for 20 years and was a veteran of WWII and...
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Anna Riggs

October 9, 1945 - August 18, 2015

Anna Riggs, 69, of Savannah, Georgia. died Tuesday August 18, 2015 at Candler Hospital.She was born in Savannah, Georgia and was the former owner of Savannah Anna's resale shop.She was preceded in death by her children, Stephanie Riggs and Natalie Riggs.She is survived by her brother, Stanley John Weigel.Contributions may be made to the Cancer Society.A Memorial Service will be held at 2 pm...
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Patricia Ann Lewis

February 12, 1941 - August 17, 2015

Patricia Ann McBride Lewis, 74, of Savannah, passedaway peacefully on Monday evening, Aug 17, 2015, at St.Joseph's Hospital after battling a severe illness. Shepassed away surrounded by the ones that she held mostdear, and by the ones who loved her the most.Patricia was born and raised in Twin City, GA andattended the local schools. She has lived in Savannahmost of her adult life. She was a...
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William E. Craven

September 16, 1926 - August 17, 2015

William Earl Craven, Sr. 88, of Midway, Ga. passed away Monday August 17, 2015 at Savannah Cottage.Mr. Craven lived in Liberty County for 42 years, having moved from Savannah, Ga. He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Japan and the Philippines. On his return he worked for the Army Corp of Engineers for 33 years as Captain of the Dredge Henry Bacon.He was preceded in death by his wife of 70...
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William Andrew Price

August 30, 1993 - August 16, 2015

William Andrew Price age 21, of Cody Wyoming passed away Sunday August 16th.He is survived by his parents Randal B. Price and Deborah West Price and his sister Brittany Anne Price, all of Cody Wyoming. Also surviving are his Grandparents Thomas & Carolyn West, his Aunt and Uncle Tommy (Bubba) West & Tina West of Savannah and Uncle Jimmy (Carolyn) Cubbedge of Pooler. Cousins include Sarah...
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Mamie Etta Becker

February 3, 1931 - August 14, 2015

Mamie Etta Page Becker, 84, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Aug. 14, 2015 at Hospice Savannah, surrounded by her family. She was a native of Soperton, GA, moving to Savannah with her family at the age of 12. Mamie and her husband, Lewis Becker, were married over 64 years. In addition to her loving husband, Mamie is survived by 2 sons, Daniel Danny Becker of Houston, TX and Marlon Becker of...
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Mary Lou Merritt Sanders

June 28, 1942 - August 14, 2015

Mary Lou Merritt Sanders, 73, passed away early Friday, August 14th at Hospice Savannah after a short illness. She was born in Savannah and was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin L. and Nelda Durden Coleman, and her husband Mills Sanders. She is survived by a son, Craig Mills Sanders (Dawn), grandsons Matthew Coleman Sanders and Dylan Mills Sanders, daughter Jennifer Hopson, and several...
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Liam James Taylor

July 23, 2015 - August 9, 2015

Savannah - Liam James Taylor, died on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Memorial Hospital Savannah, Georgia.Our beloved Liam was born on July 23 2015, in Savannah.Liam is survived by his parents, Chris and Liz; his paternal grandparents, Amie Sandlin, Tommy Taylor and his wife Cindy Taylor; his maternal grandparents, his Jim and Ellen Morrison; his great-grandparents, Ann Taylor, Larry and Shelva Lanier....
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Mary Elizabeth Murphy Hilton

October 4, 1921 - August 8, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Murphy Hilton, 93, of Sumter, South Carolina, formally of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 at Sumter Valley Health and Rehab in Sumter, SC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Addison M. Hilton. Mary was born and raised in Savannah and was a graduate of Commercial High School. She taught kindergarten for 10 years at the old Sacred Heart Catholic...
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William Monroe Bratton

July 7, 1951 - August 7, 2015

SAVANNAH - William Monroe Bratton, Jr., 64, died, Friday, August 7, 2015 at his residence. He was born on July 7, 1951 in Williamsville, MO, a son of the late William Monroe Bratton, Sr. and Sally Bratton.He is survived by his wife Sun Yung Bratton; mother, Sally Bratton; daughters, Sally Bratton and Sarah Bratton; son, Billy Bratton, Jr.; Siblings, Nancy, Sharon, Carol Ann and Gary;...
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Stella Simon Moore

August 8, 1951 - August 3, 2015

Stella Simon Moore, 63, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 at her residence with her family at her bedside, under the loving care of Hospice Savannah. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles P. and Aspasia George Simon. Stella was born in New Port News, VA and has lived in Savannah all of her life. She was a 1969 graduate of Jenkins High School. Stella and her...
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Maria D. Palamiotis

July 16, 1936 - July 31, 2015

Maria D. Palamiotis, 79, passed away Friday July 31, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah.She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Deno Palamiotis, her daughters Helen and Nikki, her stepdaughter Stephanie and grandson Nick Richardson. She is preceded in death by her son Athanasios. Her sister Dena Pagoni of Lamia Greece survives her along with numerous nieces and nephews of both...
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Beulah M. Baker

May 12, 1935 - July 31, 2015

SAVANNAH: Visitation will be Monday, August 3, 2015 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel in Savannah.Burial will be private.
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Patricia Ann Pierce

July 5, 1948 - July 29, 2015

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Wallace Glenn Wood

March 18, 1926 - July 28, 2015

Wallace Glenn Wood was a lifelong resident of Savannah, GA. Born on March 18, 1926 to Fannie Lou Taylor Wood and George Washington Wood.Glenn graduated from Savannah High School in 1946 and Armstrong Junior College after returning from the Marine Corps. He served in WW II and was stationed for a short time on Midway Island in the Pacific Theater. He served in the Air National Guard during the...
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James William Waters

January 26, 1993 - July 28, 2015

James William "Flapper" Waters, 22, of Springfield, GA, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. He was preceded in death by his two grandfathers, James B. Waters and Francis W. Lamson.James was born and raised in Savannah and attended St. James Catholic School and Jenkins High School. He worked for himself in the construction business. He was a member of Troop # 88, Boy Scouts of America at St....
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Ann Marie Womble Wuest

July 19, 1934 - July 27, 2015

Savannah - Ann Womble Wuest, 81 made her transition on July 27, 2015. Ann spent most of her life loving and investing in preschool education. She developed daycare and preschool programs at First Christian Church and Savannah Christian School. She is survived by her husband Ray Wuest. Her children, Jennie (James), Jim (Mary), JoAnn (Danny), Carl "Kempie" (Lisa), and Julie (Brian), 11...
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Jay W. Yost

September 25, 1928 - July 24, 2015

Savannah - Jay W. Yost, 86, of Savannah, died Friday evening, July 24, 2015 under the loving care of Hospice Savannah. He was the first born son to Helen and Emmanuel Yost in rural York County, PA on September 25, 1928. He graduated from West York High School, West York, PA in the class of 1946.He worked with an electric wholesale firm in York, PA. When North Korea attacked South Korea, he...
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James Wink Anderson

December 25, 1919 - July 22, 2015

James W. Anderson, Jr.SAVANNAH- James W. Anderson, Jr., 95, of Savannah and husband of Mary Joy Burgess Anderson, died Wednesday afternoon, July 22, at Hospice Savannah.He was born on December 25, 1919, a son of the late James W. Anderson, Sr. and the late Minnie Irene Nevills Anderson. Mr. Anderson was a true Christian gentleman who had a kind and gentle spirit. He served in the U. S. Navy...
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Bobbie Hilda Vaughan Brown

March 27, 1932 - July 17, 2015

Bobbie Hilda Vaughan Brown, 83, of Savannah, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2015 at Hospice Savannah with her family at her side. She was born March 27, 1932 in Mt. Vernon, GA and spent her childhood in Metter, GA. She was the daughter of the late Robert Vaughan and Hilda Powell Vaughan. Bobbie earned her Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She was an elementary...
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Susie Catherine Cowart Miltiades

October 27, 1927 - July 16, 2015

Susie Catherine Cowart Miltiades, 87 of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Memorial Health. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nick Victor Miltiades.Catherine was born and raised in Bulloch County, GA. and attended local school and attended Draughns Business School.She was an avid seamstress and loved to cross stitch. Catherine was a devout Christian and was a...
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Cathryn Gail Lubeck

August 5, 1947 - July 16, 2015

SAVANNAH: Cathryn Gail Lubeck went to be with her Lord Jesus on July 16, 2015. She was born on August 5, 1947, in Augusta, Georgia to Eskiel Eddy and Lois Seabolt. She was a loving mother and grandmother to all.Gail was a faithful member of Bible Baptist Church and loved serving in the Lighted Pathway ministry.She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Lubeck of forty-nine years, daughter...
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George Anthony Wilds

June 15, 1961 - July 11, 2015

George Anthony Wilds, 54, of Savannah, GA.. died Saturday July 11, 2015 at his residence. He is preceded in death by his parents Henry & Volley, his brothers Rueben & Willie.He is survived by his wife, Patti; daughters Dianna (Chris) Hardeman, Ashley (Dustin) Shiell, Marci (Buddy) Fick; siblings Angie(Tim) Allen, Joe (Gail) Wilds; and 7 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.Visitation...
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Lillian Ubele Johnson

December 28, 1925 - July 6, 2015

SAVANNAH - Lillian Ubele Johnson, 89, passed away Monday evening, July 6, at home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her daughter, Marsha J. Kopper (Robbie) and her son, James Jay Johnson, Jr. (Kelly). She was known to all as Nanny, but, especially to her four grandchildren, Dustin Shiell (Ashley), Brandon Shiell (Kendall), Chelsea Johnson, Breanna Kopper and to her pride and joy, her...
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Claude Edward Summerlin

November 19, 1931 - July 6, 2015

Claude "Bo" Edward Summerlin, Sr. 83, died Monday July 6, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Savannah, GA., was a member of the Solid Rock Baptist Church. Savannah Bowling Association, Landings Association 1981-2001 (built) and Paul and Andy Baseball team in late 1940's. He was the owner of Summerlin Stocco and worked at Union Camp in the 1950's. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Air...
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Sandra Watts Owen

October 27, 1942 - July 2, 2015

Sandra Watts Owen, 72, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Memorial Health. She was preceded in death by her brother, Stanley Watts. She was born in Camden, SC.She was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and a homemaker. Sandra was very devoted to her family and her Lord. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew...
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George Henry Mascunana

June 30, 1940 - June 30, 2015

George Henry Mascunana, 75, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on his birthday, June 30, 2015, at his home with his loving wife and family at his bedside. He was preceded in death by his 2 sons, Jeffrey and Timmy Mascunana.George was born in Tampa, FL. He graduated from Fletcher Academy in Fletcher NC. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautics from Embry Riddle. George retired from the US...
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George Burr

June 18, 1929 - June 29, 2015

George Burr, 86 entered eternal rest on Monday June 29, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital Surrounded by his family.He was born in 1929, in Buffalo, New York - the son of the late George and Ella Burr. After graduating from high school he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. While stationed at Hunter Air Field in Savannah he met and married the love of his life, the former Shirley Tilton, celebrating 53...
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Fannie Mae Langdale

May 30, 1920 - June 28, 2015

SAVANNAH - Fannie Mae Langdale, 95, of Savannah and widow of Lucas R. Langdale, died, Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Riverview Health and Rehabilitation.A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at Hillcrest Abbey - East, Wheaton Street.
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Gladys Thelma Crumley

September 20, 1919 - June 21, 2015

Gladys Thelma Crumley of Savannah, Georgia died Sunday at Pruitt Health Care. She was born in Sylvania, Georgia. After graduation, she served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as an air traffic controller in Key West Florida. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple and was active in the Hannah Bible Class, the Shut in ministry and Craft classes.She was preceded in death by her parents, Sol...
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Gerald S. Smith

November 1, 1947 - June 20, 2015

Gerald "Bingo" S. Smith of Bloomingdale, GA, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2015 at Candler Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita C. Smith.Bingo was born in Tsingtao,, China to Master Sargent, USMC George P. and Julia White Smith. He spent most of his adult life in the Savannah Area. He was a retired firefighter with the Savannah Fire Department, after many years of service. He...
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Barbara Marie Shehee

December 15, 1942 - June 16, 2015

Barbara Marie Shehee, 72, of Savannah, passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital on June 16, 2015. Barbara was born on December 15, 1942 in Junction City, Kansas, to the late Marion and Juanita Artes. She has been a resident of Savannah since the 1970's. She was a devoted wife, and was everyone's Mom. She loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and always put them before herself....
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Carrie B. Miles

January 29, 1934 - June 15, 2015

SAVANNAH - Carrie B. Miles, 81, of Savannah and wife of Mr. John Miles, died Monday, June 15, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital.She was born on January 29, 1934 in Richmond Hill, Georgia, the daughter of the late George Williams and the late Annie Bacon Williams. Mrs. Miles was preceded in death by two siblings.She is survived by her husband, John Miles; daughters, Gwendolyn Broxton (Larry) and...
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Crysteen A. Green

February 11, 1914 - June 14, 2015

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James Byron Hearon, Sr.

November 12, 1944 - June 13, 2015

James (jim) Byron Hearon, Sr. returned to his Heavenly Home on Saturday, June 13, 2015.Jim was born November 12, 1944 in Florence S.C.He grew up in Bishopville, Lee County, S.C. He was the son of Willard P. and Sara Genoble Hearon.Jim Took great pride in being a highly decorated Marine Veteran with twenty years of service. During Jim's service to his country he received the Presidentiall Unit...
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Marcus R. Goss

September 24, 1949 - June 9, 2015

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Barbara Sikes Britt

May 19, 1941 - June 8, 2015

SAVANNAH- Barbara Elaine Geiger Sikes Britt, 74, of Savannah, died Monday, June 8 at her residence. Bobbie was born on May 19, 1941 in Mt. Vernon, Georgia, the only daughter of the late Harvey Lee Geiger and the late Evelyn Duncan Geiger. At the young age of 16, her mother passed away. In spite of her grief, she had to grow up quickly to help her father raise her four younger brothers. A life...
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Jacqueline Hughes Cason

October 22, 1925 - June 8, 2015

Mrs. Jacqueline Hughes Cason passed away Monday June 8, 2015.Jackie was preceded in death by her Husband John (Jack) Cason and Son Joseph Hollingsworth Cason.She is survived by her two sons, John Cason, Jr. (Kathleen), and David Cason (Sandra) and God-Daughter Jacqueline Gracen; Grandchildren, Lily, David, Victoria, Cade, Jacqueline, Jack and Alex, great-grandson; numerous nieces and nephews.She...
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Luther Edwin Burton

May 18, 1923 - June 4, 2015

Luther Edwin Boots Burton, Jr. 92, of Savannah and widower of Helen Hamm Burton, died June 4, 2015. He was born on May 18, 1923 in Chesterfield, Virginia, a son of the late Luther Edwin Burton, Sr. and the late Mary Marie Nunnelly. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Helen Hamm Burton, his daughter, Cathy Aboutawalla, his son, Luther Edwin Burton III and a granddaughter, Jennifer...
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Eva Bell Ambrose

February 7, 1920 - June 4, 2015

Eva Bell Ambrose died peacefully Thursday morning, June 4, 2015 at Summer Breeze on Wilmington Island, Georgia. She was born in Screven County on February 7, 1920. Eva came to live with Steven and Florence Kutchey in 1936, when she was sixteen years old. She originally acted as caretaker for the couple's two children, Robert and Stephen, but quickly became part of the family. She took excellent...
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Dora Margaret West

August 9, 1932 - June 3, 2015

Richmond Hill, Georgia - Margaret Jackson Brown West originally of Spartanburg, SC, passed away Wednesday, June 3rd from an extended illness. She was 82 years old. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, William C. and Sallie Mae Jackson; sister, Willie Mae Jackson; son, Dennis Charles Brown; and second husband, Boyce West. Surviving siblings, Carrie Jackson Sterling (Bob) of Ft Myers, FL,...
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Barbara A. Snider

October 10, 1935 - June 3, 2015

Mrs. Barbara Hendrix Snider, age 79, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. She was a native of Chatham County and married the love of her life William W. Snider in 1952. They traveled together throughout the world while Mr. Snider was in the Air Force. In 1971 they came back to Savannah to enjoy their lives together. Mrs. Snider was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.Survivors are...
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Carole Edith Cravatt

January 8, 1947 - June 3, 2015

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William J. Gordon

August 25, 1949 - June 3, 2015

SAVANNAH: William J. "Flash" Gordon, Jr., 65, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at home surrounded by family and friends.Born and raised in Savannah, GA. He resided in Bryan County the past 16 years at his and Gail's little piece of Heaven. "Flash" never met a stranger and always had a smile and song for everyone. He loved fishing, singing and family. He loved his country and the Lord.He...
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Florence Gruber Allegretti

February 6, 1936 - June 3, 2015

Florence Gruber Allegretti, 79, of Savannah, GA passed away June 3, 2015 at home under the care of Hospice Savannah. Flo was an Isle of Hope girl whose fondest memories were of days spent at Barbee's Pavilion with dance contests and turtle soup. Special among those memories were sheepshead fishing under the IOH docks with her dad. Reportedly many a fish were caught!In 1954 Flo married the love...
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Alan Lee Arnsdorff

November 30, 1959 - June 2, 2015

SYLVANIA, GA ~ Alan Lee Arnsdorff, 55, of Sylvania, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Memorial Hospital.Alan was born on November 30, 1959 in Savannah, GA to the late Harold Edmund Arnsdorff and Rose Marie Collins Arnsdorff. He earned his Eagle Scout at the age of sixteen, receiving a letter from President. Nixon. He was a graduate of Northeast High School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL class...
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Glenn Barnes Jacobs

August 25, 1922 - June 2, 2015

Glenn Barnes Jacobs of Savannah, Georgia, 92, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 2nd at Hospice Savannah after being in St. Joseph's Candler Hospital for several weeks.A native of Grove City, PA, he graduated from Grove City College with a Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical Science. Glenn worked in the steel industry for 45 years as a Chief Metallurgist and General Superintendent of...
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Rachel Elaine Hutson Robertson

August 19, 1981 - May 30, 2015

Rachel Elaine Hutson Robertson 33, died suddenly in her home Saturday night, May 30, 2015. A beloved mother, wife, sister, daughter, aunt, niece, and friend, she was a larger than life presence who made a great impact on any life she touched.Rachel was born, and lived her whole life in Savannah. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from Armstrong University, and worked as an RN and...
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Paul Baptist Kass

November 30, 1931 - May 28, 2015

Paul Baptist Kass, passed away after a battle with cancer on May 28, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Mary Frances Kass who was the love of his life. He was born on November 30, 1931, the second child of John Paul Kass and Mary Washington Ploch in Fort Hamilton, New York. A Graduate of Adelphi University, and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was first employed with...
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Joshua Ronald Helmly

November 18, 1934 - May 28, 2015

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William Charles Finley

January 13, 1937 - May 26, 2015

William Charles (Charlie) Finley- SAVANNAH - William Charles Finley, 78, of Savannah, Georgia, died Tuesday night, May 26, 2015, surrounded by his family under the care of Palmetto Health Hospice.Born in LaGrange, GA, he was the son of the late James Clyde and Miriam Holle Finley and brother of the late James Clyde Finley Jr. He graduated from College Park High School, College Park, GA in 1955...
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Bertram Leon Ricketson

May 16, 1943 - May 25, 2015

Bertram Leon Ricketson, 72, of White Plains, Georgia died May 25, 2015 at his Lake Oconee home.Born May 16, 1943 in Savannah, Georgia, Leon attended Groves High School. He continued his education at North Georgia College, graduating in 1965 with a bachelor's degree in Business and later earned his Master's Degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University in 1971. He retired as a...
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James Harry Tatom

July 1, 1942 - May 25, 2015

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Lillian Wilson

August 17, 1934 - May 23, 2015

Lillian Wilson, 80, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 54 years, retired, CSM Eugene Wilson who passed away in 2006.Lillian was born in New River, FL and grew up in Starke, FL, where she attended local schools and graduated high school there. Lillian and her husband traveled extensively...
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Barbara Ann Harris

August 21, 1947 - May 22, 2015

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LaRue Knox

December 5, 1920 - May 20, 2015

SAVANNAH: LaRue "Toni" Knox, 94, a native of Savannah passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015.After Toni retired from her career in nursing she fulfilled her lifelong dream of being baptized in the Jordan River and visiting the Holy Land, along with seeing the Pyramids in Egypt.Toni was preceded in death by her husband of 23 years, Nicholas John Faso of Buffalo, NY. She is survived by her sister,...
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Margaret Gean Glynn Aliffi

November 6, 1931 - May 15, 2015

Margaret Gean Glynn Aliffi, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 15, 2015 at her home after an extended illness, surrounded by her loving husband and children. She was preceded in death by her father, Patrick Joseph Glynn; her mother, Frances Gregory Glynn Poole; a sister, Mary Parker (Arthur), and one infant sibling.Margaret leaves behind her loving husband of 65 years, Ottavio (Otto), Sr.;...
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Garland Leonard Smith

October 30, 1938 - May 5, 2015

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Rosalie Lombardo Arangio

October 3, 1922 - May 5, 2015

Rosalie Lambardo Arangio, 92, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2015. Visitation and Rosary: 10:00am Monday, May 11, 2015 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00am Monday, May 11, 2015 at the Church with Monsignor Francis Nelson officiating.
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Neil Elliott Rogen

May 1, 1933 - May 1, 2015

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Alice Marie Bouknight

February 26, 1922 - April 30, 2015

Alice Marie Bouknight, 93, of Savannah and widow of M. Mayer Bouknight, died, Thursday, April 30 at her home. She was born on February 26, 1922 in Eaton, Michigan, a daughter of the late Clifford Irving Brunger the late Ethel Gould Brunger. Mrs. Bouknight was a member of White Bluff United Methodist Church. She always worked hard on behalf of her church in such roles as Sunday school teacher,...
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Allison Leigh Cannon

November 6, 1971 - April 29, 2015

Allison Leigh Fender Cannon, 43, of Rincon, and wife of Jerry Rodney Cannon, Jr., died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at her home.She was born on November 6, 1971, in Savannah, a daughter of the late Hubert Fender and the late Maxine Sirmans. Allison was a homemaker who loved her family.She is survived by her husband, Jerry Rodney Cannon, Jr.; daughter, Jessica Brooke Cannon; son, Hunter Austin Cannon;...
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Helen M. Calhoun

December 18, 1929 - April 28, 2015

Helen M. Calhoun, 85, of Savannah, GA. died Tuesday April 28, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital.She was born in Savannah, GA ., was a member of Windsor Forest Baptist Church and a member of the Gleaners Sunday School Class . Helen retired from the Corp of Engineers and volunteered for several years at the Salvation Army.She was a loving Mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.She is survived by 2...
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Valerie Lee Hooks

June 28, 1953 - April 26, 2015

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Grace Mae Lawdis

May 26, 1924 - April 23, 2015

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Robert James McBride

December 4, 1940 - April 22, 2015

Robert James McBride, Sr."Bobby", 74, of Savannah, Georgia and widower of Mary Pauline Fitzpatrick McBride, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at his home in Duluth, Georgia. Bobby was born on December 4, 1940 in Savannah, Georgia, a son of the late James Frederick McBride and the late Mary Lillian Kearney McBride.Bobby grew up in Sacred Heart Parish and graduated from Sacred Heart School. He was a...
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Barbara O'Quinn Blazer

August 29, 1939 - April 19, 2015

Barbara O'Quinn Blazer, 75, of Green Cove Springs, FL. died Sunday April 19, 2015 at her residence.She was born in Lyons, GA. and was a charter member of Silk Hope Baptist Church. She was very loving, unselfish, very giving and devoted to her children who were first and foremost in her life.Barbara was preceded in death by her daughter, Marie Stavely and 2 brothers, Harry C. O'Quinn and William...
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Betty Norris Miller

February 25, 1921 - April 19, 2015

Betty Norris Miller passed away on April 19, 2015 at the age of 94. The Newcomerstown, Ohio native was preceded in death by her parents Ike and Lelia Norris, husband William Bill Miller, and Sister Gloria Marie Schirner. Betty lived in Savannah since 1948. She graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1939, and also attended a business college. She was a member of The Lutheran Church of the...
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Sylvia Faye Allen

October 5, 1936 - April 16, 2015

Sylvia Faye Allen, 78, of Savannah and widow of Samuel Dick A. Allen, died, Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Hospice Savannah. She was born on October 5, 1936 in Statesboro, Georgia, a daughter of the late Wallis Daniel and Bythela Whitaker Jones. Sylvia is survived by her sons, Charles Allen and his wife, Chris, Richard Wayne Allen, Keith Allen and his wife Gwen and Robbie Allen; one sister, Sue...
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Ann Nease

October 9, 1923 - April 16, 2015

Ann Cribbs Nease, 91, passed away April 16,2015, peacefully at her home. She was born in Bulloch County, GA on October 9, 1923, to the late John Marvin Cribbs and Annie Wilson Cribbs. She is also preceded in by her sister, Mary Cribbs Miller, St. Petersburg, FL and her brother Edward Earl Cribbs, Bulloch County, GA. After attending schools in Savannah, she continued her education at St. Joseph&...
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George L. Richter

March 9, 1954 - April 15, 2015

George L. Richter, III, 61, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a hard fought battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, George L. Richter, Jr. George was born in St. Petersburg, FL and lived most of his life here in Savannah. He was a 1972 graduate of Windsor Forest High School. George loved and devoted his life to...
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Phyllis Hines

October 22, 1924 - April 9, 2015

Phyllis P. Hines, 90, of Savannah, passed away on April 9, 2015 at John Wesley Villas. Phyllis was born October 22, 1924 to the late Fred and Gladys Gray on her family farm in Octa, Ohio. She married her first husband, Robert Gault, and later in life her second husband, Clifford Hines, who passed away in the early eighties. In 1990, Phyllis moved to Savannah where she volunteered at St. Joseph's...
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Barbara A. Anderson

February 18, 1947 - April 5, 2015

Barbara A. Anderson, 68, of Savannah, Ga. died Sunday at her residence. She was born in Savannah, Ga. and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.She loved her Lord, Church, family ,music, singing and playing the piano,She is survived by her husband, Carl Anderson of Savannah, Ga.; 2 brothers, Joseph Crosley (Nancy) of Fairfax, Va. and Jimmy Partin (Marti) of Eufaula, Al.; 1 sister, Joyce...
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William Leroy Canady

September 26, 1950 - April 5, 2015

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Celine Blanchard Mahler

April 5, 1945 - March 29, 2015

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