Obituaries

Stephen John Pummell

Stephen John Pummell, 67, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at home under the care of Georgia Hospice Care. A permanent resident of the United States and a resident of Jesup for the past seven years, Stephen was born on December 29, 1949 in Silvertown , London, England to the late Walter Jospeh Pummell and [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Obituaries|4 Comments

Priscilla Ellen “Sissy” Bennett

Priscilla Ellen “Sissy” Bennett, 46, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 at The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital in Charleston after a courageous battle with cancer. Sissy was born on December 9, 1970 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. A child of a military service man, Sissy and her family moved quite frequently in [...]

By |July 24th, 2017|Obituaries|10 Comments

Joycelyn McKie Peavy

Joycelyn McKie Peavy, 82, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Mossy Oak Assisted Living under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A native of Wilcox County and former resident of Pineview, GA, Joycelyn had resided in Jesup for the past ten years and was a homemaker. She was born March 15, 1935 [...]

By |July 10th, 2017|Obituaries|4 Comments

Bobby Sikes

Bobby Sikes, 72, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Harborview Healthcare under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A native of Lyons and former resident of Townsend, Georgia and St. Augustine, Florida, Bobby was born on August 6, 1944 to the late Raymond and Louella Soperton Sikes. He was a carpenter by [...]

By |June 4th, 2017|Obituaries|1 Comment

Peggy Meeks Hackel

Peggy Meeks Hackel passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at home under the care of Affinis Hospice. A native of Coffee County, Peggy was born to the late Walter and Earnestine Meeks. She spent her early years in Nicholls and was a graduate of Nicholls High School. She later attended Brewton Parker College and [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Obituaries|2 Comments

Tony Lastinger

Tony Lastinger, 73, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, Tony was born on January 5, 1944 to the late Mattie Lee and Jesse Elmer Lastinger. He grew up in the Empire School Community and was a 1962 graduate of Wayne County High [...]

By |May 29th, 2017|Obituaries|13 Comments

Marvin D. Freeman

Marvin D. Freeman, 67, affectionately known by his family and friends as Joe, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Folkston Park Care and Rehab after an extended illness. A former resident of Waycross and McRae, Joe was born on February 2, 1950 in Wayne County to the late Jesse and Odessa Potter Freeman. He [...]

By |May 28th, 2017|Obituaries|0 Comments

Jimmy Martin

Jimmy Martin, 76, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, Jimmy was born on January 19, 1941 to the late Carey and Vivie Boatright Martin. He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation with over thirty-four years [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Obituaries|18 Comments

Wilbur Eugene “Gene” Roach, Jr.

Wilbur Eugene “Gene” Roach, Jr., 82, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A resident of Macon in his early years, Gene was born on March 6, 1935 in Sandersville to the late Wilbur Eugene and Evelyn Williamson Roach both formerly of Statesboro. He was [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Obituaries|13 Comments

Edward “Shorty” Foster

Edward "Shorty" Foster, 70, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017 at home surrounded by his family under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. A longtime resident of Florida, Shorty was born on March 20, 1947 in Independence, Iowa to the late John and Charlotte Foster . He relocated to Jesup in the late nineties [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Obituaries|2 Comments