Obituaries

Bernice Roberson Brannen

Bernice Roberson Brannen passed away on August 24, 2016 after an extended illness at Harborview Health Systems under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.  She was ninety-two years old. She was born on June 17, 1924 to Lucian and Sibyle Roberson in Wayne County, GA.  She attended Empire School and Jesup High School graduating [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Obituaries|4 Comments

Betty Jean Maske

Betty Jean Maske, 77, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at home under the care of her loving family and Hospice of South Georgia. Betty was born on August 14, 1939 in Appling County to the late James Julian and Effie Sikes Harris.  In her early years she worked on her family farm, picking [...]

By |August 21st, 2016|Obituaries|5 Comments

Johnnie A. Purvis

Johnnie A. Purvis, 81, beloved husband, papa and brother, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A former resident of Jacksonville, FL and a resident of Odum for the past forty-one years, Johnnie was born on February 18, 1935 in Scuffletown, Georgia to [...]

By |August 14th, 2016|Obituaries|4 Comments

Beverly Aughey “Kit” Thompson

Beverly Aughey Thompson, 81, affectionately known as “Kit,” was welcomed into the heavenly kingdom on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia with her loving family and caregivers at her side.  Hundreds of Canadian geese gathered in the field just outside the room where she slept, anxiously waiting [...]

By |August 11th, 2016|Obituaries|10 Comments

Marjorie Ruth McNabb

Marjorie Ruth McNabb,63, affectionately known as Marge by her family and friends, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia surrounded by her loving family. Marge was born in Syracuse, New York on December 16, 1952 to the late George and Bertha Philo.  She spent her [...]

By |August 6th, 2016|Obituaries|3 Comments

Joshua Dean Cowart

Josh Cowart, 38, passed away on July 28, 2016 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia after an extended illness. Born December 7, 1977 in Gwinnett County, Josh was a lifelong resident of Wayne County.  He was educated in the Wayne County Public Schools and attended Wayne County High School.  Josh was [...]

By |July 28th, 2016|Obituaries|6 Comments

Robert E. “Bobby” Tyre

Robert E. “Bobby” Tyre, 61, passed away on July 26, 2016 at home. A native of Wayne County, Bobby was born on January 21, 1955 in Odum. He moved around frequently with his family when he was young, eventually touring Germany, France and Austria with his military father before settling back in Wayne County.  He [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|Obituaries|13 Comments

James Cecil Herrin

James Cecil Herrin, 89, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, James was a retired truck driver.  He learned the value of hard work early in life and held on to those principles his whole life through.  James enjoyed working in his garden [...]

By |July 23rd, 2016|Obituaries|1 Comment

Shirley W. Reddish

Shirley W. Reddish, 84, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016 surrounded by her family under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. Shirley was born on May 5, 1932 to the late Frank and Annie Wilson in Ellabell, GA.  She spent her early years there before moving to Jesup over sixty-three years ago.  Shirley [...]

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

Ruby Lou Oglesby

Ruby Lou Oglesby, 83, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Pierce County Nursing Home after an extended illness under the care of Satilla Hospice. Ruby was born on February 5, 1933 in Fargo, Georgia to the late William Benjamin and Rosa Bennett Bryan.  She was a homemaker and mother for most of her [...]

By |July 10th, 2016|Obituaries|1 Comment