Obituaries

Myron Crider

Myron Caule Crider of Hortense, GA, passed away on May 21, 2016, after a lengthy, heroic battle with cancer.    Myron was born June 26, 1942 in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Caule and Clara Crider.  He is survived by his wife Joy Crider; his daughter Claire Crider-Jackson; his brother Richard Crider; his stepdaughter [...]

By |May 22nd, 2016|Obituaries|6 Comments

Simon Edward Drury

Simon Edward Drury, 68, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah. A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, Edward was born on April 10, 1948 to the late May Edenfield and Simon Edward Drury.  He worked as a farmer when he was young and had also worked for [...]

By |May 21st, 2016|Obituaries|0 Comments

Lawana Rogers Ellis

Lawana Rogers Ellis, 80, of Screven, GA, passed away on May 18, 2016 after an extended illness.  The Wayne County native grew up in Screven, but called Brunswick, GA home for most of her adult life, before returning to Screven in 2001. Lawana was a 1954 graduate of Screven High School, and a 1968 graduate [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|Obituaries|1 Comment

Helen Leola Zorn

Helen Leola Zorn, 79, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Golden Living Center in Jesup under the care of Hospice of South Georgia Inc. Ms. Zorn was born on August 6, 1936 in Augusta to the late Edward Worney and Juanita Gardner Zorn.  She worked as a caregiver and was a member of [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|Obituaries|1 Comment

Adam Matthew “Matt” Mansfield

Adam Matthew Mansfield, 33, affectionately known by his family and friends as Matt, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at home. A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, Matt was born on May 12, 1983 and was a cabinet maker by trade.  He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and enjoyed [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Obituaries|0 Comments

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|10 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|17 Comments