Mrs. Corine Carter Allen, 84, died August 15, 2011 at Hospice Satilla House, Inc. in Waycross. She was born March 2, 1927 in Fairhope, Alabama to the late Marion Carter, Sr. and the late Sallie Coleman Carter.
Mrs. Allen was the wife of the late Joseph Oscar Allen. She was a dedicated member of Scott’s Chapel United Methodist Church, one of the founding members of Gardenia Social Club, Progressive Charity Club, and Ida Mae Chapter #299 Order of the Eastern Star, Girls Social Club and the Pierce County Senior Citizens Service Center. She received her education in the Pierce County School System.
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Joseph Ronnie Arnold, 67, of Jacksonville, Florida, died Friday, August 12, 2011 in Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Arnold was born Feb. 13, 1944 in Wayne County to the late Joseph Emmett Arnold and the late Verdia Mae Perry Arnold. He was a former resident of Appling County, but had lived in Jacksonville for the last 40 years. [Full Story »]
Bobby Maurice Brown, 65, died Sunday, August 14, 2011 in Appling Healthcare System. Bobby was born in Appling County on March 1, 1946 to the late James Harvey and Leona Hodges Brown and lived here most of his life. [Full Story »]
Johnny M. Clark, 47, died Tuesday, August 16, 2011 in Appling Healthcare System. Johnny was born October 2, 1963 in Homerville to the late Alvin and Joyce Giddens Clark. He had resided in Baxley for the last 20 years. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Michael Clark. [Full Story »]
Virginia Griffin Drennan, 101, died Thursday, August 11, 2011 in Huntsville, Alabama. Mrs. Drennan was born Jan. 10, 1910 in Pinewood, S.C. to the late Joseph Reid Griffin and the late Sarah Isabella Stokes Griffin. She was a former member of the First Methodist Church of Baxley. Mrs. Drennan was a retired schoolteacher and a loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther White Drennan and the youngest of nine children, Ida, Reid, Ellen, Julian, Henry, Eugene, Newell and Edwin. [Full Story »]
James Mincey, 75, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 in Bacon County Hospital. He was born in Appling County on March 19, 1936 to the late John and Pearl Crosby Mincey and he has lived here most of his life. James was retired from Hazlehurst Mills. [Full Story »]
Mrs. Oralene James Morris, 88, of Lyons, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 in the Pavilion in Baxley after an extended illness. She was a native of Toombs County, and lived there all of her life until moving to Baxley with her daughter five years ago due to family illness. She retired from the City Florist in Lyons, and Morris Finance and Tax Service in Baxley. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lyons. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Toombs County Chapter #546 where she served as the secretary for ten years. She was a member of the Order of the Amaranth and a community volunteer. Mrs. Morris was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Morris; a son, Donald J. Morris, and two brothers, Glynn James and Coye James. [Full Story »]
Norma Jane Baxley, 48, died Friday, August 5, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah. Mrs. Baxley was a native of Appling County and was born Oct. 18, 1962 to the late Herbert James and Orita Carter Thomas. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church. [Full Story »]
Memorial services were held at Old Field Cemetery Saturday, August 6 for Alvin Jerome Hall, Sr. (who died Jan. 2, 2011) with the Rev. Dr. H. M. Moss officiating. He was cremated and an inurnment ceremony was held. Musical selections were by family and friends. [Full Story »]
Hazel Sellers Malone, 80, of St. Mary’s, died Monday, August 1, 2011 in St. Mary’s after a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 14, 1930 in Appling County to the late Will and Lois Kennedy Sellers. Hazel grew up in the Zion Community and was a graduate of Surrency High School. She made her home in St. Mary’s since 1954 and worked as an administrative secretary for the Gillman Paper Company until her retirement. She was of the Baptist Faith. [Full Story »]
Roy Aubrey Reynolds, 81, died Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Reynolds was born to the late Tommy B. Reynolds and the late Beatrice Long Reynolds June 25, 1930 in Baxley and resided here most of his life. He was retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years and was Master Sergeant. Mr. Reynolds served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. [Full Story »]
M. J. (Rip) Van Winkle, 68, of Olney, MD, passed away Monday, August 8, 2011 at Montgomery General Hospital in Olney. He was born in Upper Darby, PA, the son of Mary Fielding Van Winkle and George Milton Van Winkle. A graduate of Bloomsburg (PA) University, Mr. Van Winkle moved to Montgomery County, MD in 1965 where he taught math for 35 years; five at Leland Jr. High School in Bethesda and thirty at Thomas Wootton High School in Rockville. [Full Story »]
Gregory Scott Bowen, 48, died Monday, August 1, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah. He was born on June 30, 1963 to the late James H. Bowen and Rosa Turner Bowen in Baxley and had resided here most of his life. He was employed as a meat cutter for Harvey’s Supermarket in Baxley. [Full Story »]
Shirley Bernice (Cookie) Carter, died July 31, 2011. Mrs. Carter was born July 9, 1963 in Baxley to Janie C. Fletcher and the late James Otis Fletcher, Sr. She was a faithful and dedicated church and choir member at St. Paul C.O.G.I.C. and a proud member of the Long Riders Bike Club. Mrs. Carter loved spending time with her family and friends, and traveling with her husband and bike club members around the world. Cookie was a loving and caring person who will be greatly missed. Her father, James Otis Fletcher and a sister, Clara Byrd, preceded her in death. [Full Story »]