Obituaries

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

Nathaniel Leland Jervis

Nathaniel Leland Jervis, infant son of Anthony D. and Amelia Lee Jervis of Yulee, Florida, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. In addition to his parents he is survived by his twin sisters, Alexandra T. and Lydia N. Lorrow of Yulee, Florida; maternal grandparents, Billy Joe [...]

By |July 4th, 2016|Obituaries|8 Comments

Geraldine H. Easterling

Geraldine H. Easterling, 81, passed away peacefully on July 1, 2016 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. Geraldine was born on July 27, 1934 in Jesup to the late James Oscar and Mary Teston Harrison.  She was a graduate of Wayne County Schools who owned and operated several small businesses in [...]

By |July 1st, 2016|Obituaries|1 Comment

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|1 Comment

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