Obituaries

Evelyn F. Reece

Evelyn F. Reece, 94, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus. A resident of Brunswick since 1970, Evelyn was born October 2, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Cephus and Dorothy Reno.  She retired as a supervisor after over twenty-five years of service with Flowers foods when [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|Obituaries|1 Comment

Farris H. “Pork Chop” Thornton

Farris H. Thornton, Sr., 80, affectionately known by his family and friends as “Pork Chop” passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. A resident of Pierce County for the past forty-four years, Farris was born on August 29, 1935 in Wayne County to the late Julian and Lillian Griffin [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Obituaries|9 Comments

Mrs. Jane Youmans Moody

Mrs. Jane Youmans Moody, 89, formerly of Jesup died April 20, 2016 from complications of a hip fracture. For the past few years, she had lived with her son, Dewey Moody, in Grayson, GA. The daughter of the late Roy and Eva Youmans of Nashville, GA, she had lived in Wayne County all of her [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|Obituaries|6 Comments

Tan Phuoc “Phillip” Nguyen

Tan Phuoc “Phillip” Nguyen, 44, passed away on April 1, 2016 at Emory University in Atlanta after a short illness. A former resident of Baxley and a resident of Jesup for the past twelve years, Phillip was born on January 4, 1972 in Vietnam and had lived in the United States for twenty-four years.  He was known [...]

By |April 4th, 2016|Obituaries|22 Comments

Mary Lena Wingate Wasdin

Mary Lena Wingate Wasdin died March 23, 2016 at the age of 90 after a short illness. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, A.D. Wasdin, a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Mark Sertich, and a son and daughter-in-law, Zane and Linda Wasdin, all of Jesup. She is also survived by a sister, [...]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Obituaries|16 Comments

Betty J. Richardson

Betty J. Richardson, 82, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A resident of Jesup since 1968, Betty was born on May 29, 1933 in Macon to the late Chester Peak and Pauline Padgett Jones. After graduating high school, Betty worked several years [...]

By |March 17th, 2016|Obituaries|7 Comments

Lucile M. “Lucy” Stuckey

Lucile M. “Lucy” Stuckey, 87, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A resident of Jesup for over sixty years, Mrs. Stuckey was born on August 31, 1928 in Surrency to the late Dewey and Pearl Moody. She was a 1962 graduate of Georgia [...]

By |March 15th, 2016|Obituaries|12 Comments

Ruby Ione Manning

Ruby Ione Manning, 89, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Jesup Health and Rehabilitation. A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, Ruby was born on June 21, 1926 to the late John Dizer and Lannie Keen Manning. She was a homemaker and master seamstress and was a member of Manningtown Presbyterian Church [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Obituaries|5 Comments

Leland Burle Smith, Sr.

Leland Burle Smith, Sr., long time resident of Wayne County, died Friday, February 26, 2016 at the age of 82. He possessed a servant’s heart and as a charter member of Epworth United Methodist Church, he loved God and his church, serving in many different capacities in the past sixty years. Born July 20, 1933 [...]

By |February 26th, 2016|Obituaries|7 Comments

Donna Lynn Lang

Donna Lynn Lang, 52, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, Donna was born on March 4, 1963. She worked at the Wayne County Health Department for over ten years before her health forced retirement. Donna loved to crochet. She spent countless hours [...]