Obituaries

Shane G. Thornton

Shane G. Thornton, 49, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah after injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Affectionately known by friends and family as Crawfish, Shane was a native and lifelong resident of Offerman.  He worked in the timber business and enjoyed fishing and tinkering with [...]

By |June 29th, 2016|Obituaries|0 Comments

Florence Leaphart Stanford

A beautiful spirit and soul has left us. Florence Leaphart Stanford, born June 18, 1940, died June 19, 2016, the day after her 76th birthday. Florence Leaphart Stanford of St. Simons Island, formerly of Jesup, died at Johns Creek Emory Hospital in Atlanta, after a lengthy illness. She lived most of her adult life on [...]

By |June 21st, 2016|Obituaries|14 Comments

Vivian Virginia Hodge

Vivian Virginia Hodge, 73, affectionately known by her family and friends as “Biddie” passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 17, 2016 at Southeast Georgia Health System –Brunswick Campus. Biddie was born on December 29, 1942 in Jesup to the late Lloyd and Purney S. Hodge.  Although she had been living in Brunswick most recently and [...]

By |June 18th, 2016|Obituaries|3 Comments

Bertha Marie Manning

Marie Manning, 74, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at home. A native and lifelong resident of Jesup, Marie was born on September 9, 1941 to the late Walter and Beatrice Griffis Graham.  She was educated in the Wayne County School System and graduated from Wayne County High School in 1959.  Marie worked [...]

By |June 16th, 2016|Obituaries|5 Comments

Elaine “Skeeter” Beasley

Elaine “Skeeter” Beasley, 71, longtime resident of Jesup, GA passed away on June 10, 2016. She was the type of woman that you will never forget once you met her.  She loved to cook and had worked in almost every restaurant in Jesup, GA. She was preceded in death by her mother, Muriel Elaine Jones, [...]

By |June 12th, 2016|Obituaries|1 Comment

Adrienne Y. Townsley

Adrienne Y. Townsley, 91, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016 under the care of Heartland Hospice. Adrienne was born on November 21, 1924 in Lewiston, Maine to the late Whilfrid and Angelina Levasseur Blais. As a military spouse, she traveled extensively before settling in Ludowici about twenty years ago.  She was a hairdresser by [...]

By |May 28th, 2016|Obituaries|0 Comments

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|8 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