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James L. Gordon, Jr.

James L. Gordon, Jr., 89, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at home. James was born on May 22, 1928 in Wayne County to the late, James L. and Carrie Wilkerson Gordon. He worked in the grocery business his whole life beginning at the age of ten when he worked for John Henry Harris [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|Obituaries|18 Comments

Herbert Leonard Poppell

Leonard Poppell, 78, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, GA. A native and lifelong resident of Odum, GA, Leonard was born on June 22, 1939 to the late Robie and Doris Ridgdill Poppell. He was a 1957 graduate of Odum High School and attended Brewton Parker [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Obituaries|6 Comments

John M. and Uta T. Wood

John M. and Uta T. Wood, beloved father and mother, passed away of natural causes on March 23, 2018 only hours apart. John served his country in the United States Army for twenty years before his retirement in 1984. It was during his tour of duty in Germany that he met the love of his [...]

By |April 5th, 2018|Obituaries|3 Comments

Vinnie Lynn Autry

Vinne Lynn Autry, 75, passed away Easter Sunday morning, April 1, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a short illness. Vinnie was born on January 17, 1943 in Arcadia, Florida to the late Catherine and Carl Fenton. She was a 1961 graduate of DeSoto County High School, attended Manatee Junior College and later graduated from [...]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Obituaries|6 Comments

John Donaldson

John Donaldson, 92, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at home under the care of Heartland Hospice. He was born in Jesup, Georgia on September 22, 1925 to the late John Walker and Carolyn Breen Donaldson. John was an honorable and caring man who had a successful life and career in football both as [...]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Obituaries|20 Comments

Carolyn Morrison Miller

Carolyn Morrison Miller, 94, of Jesup, Georgia, and Fernandina Beach, Florida, passed away March 10, 2018, at Baptist Medical Center Nassau of congestive heart failure. She was born on June 23, 1923, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Dean Milton Morrison and Mary Carolyn Moore Morrison. She graduated from Girls High in Atlanta and began her college [...]

By |March 13th, 2018|Obituaries|10 Comments

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson, 64, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. Mark was born on January 1, 1954 in Wayne County to the late Pat and Ruby Westberry Thompson. He lived in New Jersey for many years where he worked as Chief Technician at Jersey City Medical Center [...]

By |February 27th, 2018|Obituaries|3 Comments

William Kendall Keith

William Kendall Keith, 67, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at home surrounded by his family under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. Kendall was born on November 18, 1950 in Wayne County. He was the eldest child of the late Elmo and Sue Nell Keith. Kendall was educated in the Wayne County [...]

By |February 25th, 2018|Obituaries|11 Comments

Dorothy Miner Cowart

Dorothy Miner Cowart, 94, affectionately known by her family and friends as Dot, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Harborview Nursing Home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A resident of Jesup since 1948, Dot was born on November 25, 1923 in Telfair County to the late Joe Neal and Annie [...]

By |February 24th, 2018|Obituaries|1 Comment

James Ellis Friel

James Ellis Friel, 46, passed away from an accident in his home on Friday, February 16, 2018. A native and lifelong resident of Jesup, James was born on February 14, 1972 to the late Olen B. and Joan G. Friel. He was a carpenter by trade and enjoyed fishing, cooking and listening to music. However, [...]

By |February 19th, 2018|Obituaries|0 Comments