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Obituaries

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WAYCROSS — Geneva Diann Baldwin Bowers, 67 of Waycross, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House.

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WAYCROSS — William Lamar “Billy” Hiott, 68, of Waycross died Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Memorial Satilla Health after a brief illness.

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SUMTER, S.C. — Senior Master Sergeant Clarence Hershel Moore Jr., died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the age of 67 at his residence in Sumter, S.C.

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WAYCROSS — Thomas E. “Tommy” Blount, Sr., 87, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the McGraw Center for Caring in Jacksonville, Fla. following a short illness.

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WAYCROSS — Mr. Larry Keith Hughes of Waycross lost his short battle with cancer Sunday morning, June 19, 2022, at the Satilla Hospice House ultimately winning the war of this earthly life by receiving his heavenly reward!

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WAYCROSS — William Freddie “Fred” Husbands, 82, passed away Friday, May 27, 2022, at the Hospice House Satilla in Waycross following an extended illness.

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WAYCROSS — Darthy Lunell Lott Strickland, 77 passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022, at the Hospice House Satilla in Waycross following a short illness.

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WAYCROSS — Evangelist Patricia Ann Williams, 66, left this world on Monday, May 23, 2022, after a brief illness.

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NAHUNTA — Mr. Johnny N. Lee, 70, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2022 at his residence in Nahunta following a short illness.

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WAYCROSS — Rev. Johnnie Crumbley, Sr., 99, longtime Ruskin Church minister, died Sunday afternoon, May 22, 2022, at Baptist Village after a short illness.

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BICKLEY — Mary Elizabeth Harper Denton, 94, died early Saturday morning, May 21, 2022, at her residence in Bickley.

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BLACKSHEAR — Nell B. Osborne, 89, passed away Tuesday morning, May 10, 2022, at Satilla Bluffs Senior Care in Blackshear following an extended illness.

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WAYCROSS — Coleman Edwin Foskey, 82, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at his residence in Waycross.

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WAYCROSS — Mary Elizabeth Parham Sweat, 67, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at Hospice House Satilla in Waycross following a short illness.

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WAYCROSS — Florrie Jean Westberry Williams, 96, died peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at the Baptist Village Retirement Communities in Waycross.

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WAYCROSS — Herman L. Martin, 70, of Waycross died Friday afternoon, May 13, at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia after an extended illness.

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UNDATED — Kailie Rosemary Joe, was the eldest daughter born on November 17, 1978, to Venita Joe and the late Bertram Joe.

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WOODSTOCK, Ga. — William Dale Roberson (Roby), 89 of Woodstock, Ga., passed away at home on Sunday, May 1, 2022.

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WAYCROSS — Seaward Marvin Hurst Jr., 77, died Sunday morning, May 8, 2022, at Hospice House Satilla after an extended illness. He was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross. Marvin graduated from Waycross High School in 1961 and the University of Georgia in 1965 with a bachelor’s of educ…

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Bishop Lanier Lafayette Weaver was called home to Heaven on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital following extended health issues.

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ATHENS, Ga. — Mary Louisa “Mary Lou” Dixon, 80, passed away quietly on Thursday, May 5, 2022, after several years of declining health.

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WAYVROSS — Amanda Evelyn Dampier Fasnacht, 99, of Waycross died Thursday evening, May 5, 2022, at Baptist Village after an extended illness.

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WAYCROSS — Virginia McNeal, 91, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Hospice House Satilla in Waycross following a short illness.

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MILLWOOD — Paul Allen Tindall, 75, of Millwood, passed away, Saturday, April 23, 2022, at his home following an extended illness. 

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WAYCROSS — Clyde Bryson, 84, died early Sunday morning, April 24, 2022, at Baptist Village Retirement Communities after a brief illness.

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DIXIE UNION — John Stewart, 52, of Dixie Union died suddenly in Waycross on Friday, April 22, 2022.

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WARE COUNTY — Betty Jean Jackson, 81, died Friday night, April 22, 2022, at her residence in Ware County after an extended illness.

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WAYCROSS — Mrs. William E. (Ruth Clary) Groover died on the morning of April 16, 2022.

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WAYCROSS — David E. Hayes, 65, of Waycross died Friday afternoon, April 15, 2022, at his residence after a brief illness.

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WAYCROSS — Deborah Franke Williams, 65, died Tuesday afternoon, April 19, 2022, at her residence after a brief illness.

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Maude Rogers Myrick was born June 26, 1940, in Savannah, Ga. to the late Lewis and Mamie Rogers. Shortly thereafter, her father, who worked for the railroad, moved his family to Ashville, N.C.

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WAYCROSS — Mrs. Peggy Jordan Wilson, 86, passed away Saturday evening, April 16, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., following a brief illness.

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BLACKSHEAR — Gusta Maldeese “Deasy” Dixon Mattox, 80, of Blackshear, passed away Thursday morning, April 14, 2022, at the Baptist Village Nursing Home.

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WARE COUNTY — Dorothy McKinnon Rowell, 90, died Wednesday morning, April 13, 2022, at her residence. Mrs. Rowell was a native of Pierce County and lived most of her life in Ware County. She was formerly employed as  a seamstress with Streats Garments in Nichols, and was a member of Bethel Ba…

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WAYCROSS — Joe Anthony “Tony” Cheshire, 64 of Waycross died Monday afternoon, April 11, 2022 in Hortense after an extended illness. Cheshire was born in Pearson to the late James Allison Cheshire and Myrtice Bennett Skinner and made Waycross his home for many years. He worked several years f…

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WAYCROSS — Edward Lacey Altman, Sr., 86, of Waycross, died Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Harborview Pierce County after a sudden illness. Altman was born in Tampa, Fla., to the late Norman and Gertrude Kimbrel Altman, and made Waycross his home for most of his life. He was an artistic and tale…

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BLACKSHEAR — Gusta Maldeese “Deasy” Dixon Mattox, 80, of Blackshear, passed away Thursday morning, April 14, 2022, at the Baptist Village Nursing Home. Born in Blackshear on November 20, 1941, she had lived in Fernandina Beach, Fla., for a few years prior to moving back to Pierce County in t…

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WAYCROSS — Sandra Pope Jacobs, 81, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross following an extended illness. Mrs. Jacobs was a native of Atkinson County, but had lived many years of her life in Brunswick prior to returning to Waycross for the past 20 years.…

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WAYCROSS — Mrs. Peggy Jordan Wilson, 86, passed away Saturday evening, April 16, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., following a brief illness. She was born in Waycross to the late Mack Wayne Jordan and Effie Ammons Jordan. She was a longtime member of First Christian Church wh…

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WAYCROSS — Mr. Cedric Marvin “Ricky” Howard, Jr., 67, died suddenly Sunday, April 10, 2022, at his residence in Waycross. Howard was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross where he attended Ware County High School. He helped operate the family business, Waycross Paving Inc., since 1969. …

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Sheila Joan Lane, 48, died Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at Doctors Hospital of Augusta after a short illness. Mrs. Lane was born December 20, 1974 in Waycross to Alfred and Glenda Royals. She is survived by her husband, James Lane; her four sons, Mark, David and wife Elizabeth, …

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WAYCROSS — Samantha Cox Hiott, 43, died Thursday night, April 7, 2022, at Memorial Satilla Health after a sudden illness. Mrs. Hiott was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross. She was formerly employed by Waycross Family Practice and FedEx. Mrs. Hiott was affiliated with Waresboro Bapti…

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Buchanan BLACKSHEAR — Carl Mitchell Buchanan, age 74, of Blackshear, passed away Friday evening April 8, 2022, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness. Born June 8, 1947, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was a son of the late Carl Milton and Mary Len McMichael Buchanan. He …

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Martha Cornelia Yarbrough, Ph.D., 82, of Baton Rouge, La., retired Professor Emerita of Music Education at LSU, died Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at The Pines Retirement Center of complications from cancer. Ms. Yarbrough was born February 8, 1940, in Waycross to Jessie Sirmans Y…

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WAYCROSS — Mr. Bobby E. Robbins, 83, died Monday night, April 4, 2022, at Baptist Village Retirement Communities. Robbins was born August 26, 1938, in Waycross, where he spent most of his life and graduated from Waycross High School. He served in the United States Navy for four years. Robbin…

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WAYCROSS — Billy Warren Miles, 80, of Waycross, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Memorial Health Satilla. Miles was born May 19, 1941 in Appling County to the late Lee Miles and the late Mamie Perdue Miles. He was a member of Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church and was a member of the Baxley …

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Abraham Thompson, Jr., 46, of Washington, D.C., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in Washington, DC. Born in Waycross, on March 21, 1976, he was the second of four children born to Abraham Thompson, Sr. and Peggy Thompson. To many, he was affectionately…

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