Effingham Herald Obituaries

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December 12, 2018

Katherine Maria "Kathy" Barnell (Cannon)

Katherine Maria "Kathy" Barnell (Cannon)

Guyton, Georgia

Katherine "Kathy" Maria Cannon Barnell, 61, of Rincon, peacefully went to the loving arms of her Savior on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. She was born in Manning, S.C. In her youth, she was known for helping her grandparents, who raised her, clean fish. This gave her the nickname,...

Mr. David F. "Papa TAz" Sanders

Mr. David F. "Papa TAz" Sanders

Port Wentworth, Georgia

Mr. David F. "Papa Taz" Sanders, 66, of Port Wentworth, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. He was born in Oakland, Calif., to the late David Lanier Sanders and Charlene Eason Sanders. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Pamela Louise...

Bige Melvin Thompson

Bige Melvin Thompson

Rincon, Georgia

RINCON - Bige Melvin Thompson, 89, passed away Nov. 29, 2018, at his residence. The Chatham County native was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a master electrician, having been self-employed and retired from SCAD. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bige Clayton Thompson and...

Mrs. Glenda K. Walsh (Grier)

Mrs. Glenda K. Walsh (Grier)

Pooler, Georgia

Mrs. Glenda K. Grier Welsh, 56, of Pooler, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at her home after a brief illness with lung cancer. Glenda was born in Savannah, raised on Quacco Road and had lived in the Pooler and Bloomingdale area for the past 40 years. She attended Tompkins...

December 11, 2018

Jpseph Allen Adams

Jpseph Allen Adams

Springfield, Georgia

Joseph Allen "Allen" Adams passed away in his home Nov. 26, 2018. Allen was born and raised in Savannah. He was a graduate of Benedictine Military School. For the past 38 years, he had worked for Gulfstream Aerospace where for the past 20-plus years he had worked as an RS...

Nathan J. Morris

Nathan J. Morris

Guyton, Georgia

Nathan James Morris was born Oct. 18, 1982, and died at age 36 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Nathan grew up in Pooler. When he was a child, he and his family attended the Holy Church of God in Savannah. Just before he started middle school, the family moved to Effingham County....

December 4, 2018

Mrs. Nan Brewer

Mrs. Nan Brewer

Pooler, Georgia

Mrs. Nan Brewer, 71, of Savannah, passed away Nov. 19, 2018. She is survived by her husband of more than 52 years, Sonny Brewer, of Savannah; daughter, Amy (Donnie) Combs, of Ellabell; son, Jason (Christie) Brewer, of Savannah; four grandchildren; brother Donald "Duck"...

Donald Gene "Tadpole" Bryant

Donald Gene "Tadpole" Bryant

Eden, Georgia

Donald Gene "Tadpole" Bryant, 78, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Ogeechee Area hospice in Statesboro. The Savannah native was a member of Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Ellabell. He retired from Union Camp/International paper after working there 43 years. He also...

Ann Felker (Hancock)

Ann Felker (Hancock)

Springfield, Georgia

SPRINGFIELD - Ann Hancock Felker, 89, entered eternal peace Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, surrounded by her loving family and friends of Lakeview Manor Community. Ann was born Jan. 9, 1929, in Atlanta to the late Rev. Buren Wesley Hancock and Mary Lucille Lawhon Hancock. She...

Published in Effingham Herald from Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, 2018.

Martha Jane Johnson (Kessler)

Martha Jane Johnson (Kessler)

Rincon, Georgia

Martha Jane Kessler Johnson of Rincon passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at the age of 81. Martha was a previous resident of Augusta but moved to Effingham County several years ago with her late husband, Emerson Johnson. She was married to the late Emerson Johnson for more...

Charles W. Pearce

Charles W. Pearce

Rincon, Georgia

RINCON - Charles W. Pearce, 82, passed away November 22, 2018. He was a native of Chattanooga, TN, born on May 21, 1936. He has lived most of his adult life in Chatham and Effingham County. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Savannah, served in the United States Air...

Mrs. Forestine Pierce (Talley)

Mrs. Forestine Pierce (Talley)

Eldora And Formerly Of Ellabell, Georgia

Mrs. Forestine Talley Pierce, 92, of Eldora and formerly of Ellabell, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at Bryan County Health and Rehab. She was born in Pisgah, Ala., to the late Arnold and Ethel Wilson. She was the former owner/operator of Granny's Kitchen. Survivors...

Mr. Richard T. Richardson Jr.

Mr. Richard T. Richardson Jr.

Midway, Georgia

Mr. Richard T. Richardson Jr., 70, of Midway, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at his home. He was born in Savannah to the late Richard T. Richardson Sr. and Vera Mae Lane Richardson. He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. He worked for the...

Mrs. Margaret Weathers (Patrick)

Mrs. Margaret Weathers (Patrick)

Savannah, Georgia

Mrs. Margaret Patrick Weathers, 91, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at her home. She was born in Dooling to the late Pernal Nelson Patrick Sr. and Pauline Lockerman Patrick. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hubert C. Weathers. She was a member of Southwest...

William "Billy" West

William "Billy" West

Bloomingdale, Georgia

William "Billy" West, 71, of Bloomingdale, passed away Nov. 16, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar West Sr. and Edna Christie West; his son, William S. ("Little Billy) West Jr., and his brothers, Edgar West Jr. and Robert West. A Pooler native, Billy was a...

Frederick Cyrus Zeigler

Frederick Cyrus Zeigler

Guyton, Georgia

GUYTON - Frederick Cyrus Zeigler, 87, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at his home under the care of Affinis Hospice of Pooler. The Effingham County native was born Aug. 14, 1931, to the late Daniel R. and Ida Zeigler. He was a 1948 graduate of Marlow Consolidated High...

November 28, 2018

Patrick U. Porter

Patrick U. Porter

Marlow, Georgia

MARLOW - Patrick U. Porter, 89, born Aug. 16, 1929, passed away Nov. 15, 2018, at his residence. The Effingham County native served in the National Guard for eight years and the Navy Reserves for eight years. He was a member of Pineora Baptist Church, a Deacon, and sang in the...

November 27, 2018

Lenford Randy Hughes

Lenford Randy Hughes

Eden, Georgia

Lenford Randy Hughes, 61, of Eden, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his home. Randy was born in Savannah to the late Lenford and Doris Hughes. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Hughes. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle with friends and was a trucker...

Annie Oglesby (Arnsdorff)

Annie Oglesby (Arnsdorff)

Rincon, Georgia

RINCON - Annie Arnsdorff Oglesby, 93, of Rincon passed away peacefully at the Effingham Long Term Care Facility on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Annie was born in Rincon on May 26, 1925, to Jeremiah and Ethel Arnsdorff. She was preceded in death by Arte Gregory (Buck) Oglesby Sr.,...

Published in Effingham Herald from Nov. 21 to Nov. 27, 2018.

November 20, 2018

Jordan Ann Bowers

Jordan Ann Bowers

Guyton, Georgia

Jordan Ann Bowers, 10, of Guyton, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, from injuries sustained in an accident. Jordan was a fourth-grade student at Marlow Elementary School and attended Rincon First Christian Church. In addition to being a big helper, she enjoyed fishing,...

Mary Ann Davis (Edwards)

Mary Ann Davis (Edwards)

Clyo, Georgia

CLYO - Mary Ann Edwards Davis, 84, passed away Nov. 6, 2018, at Effingham Hospital. The Effingham County native was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Almon and Nonie Gertrude Ambrose Edwards; son, R.L. Davis; and grandsons, Harley Davis and...

Robert Bruce Hallisey

Robert Bruce Hallisey

Springfield, Georgia

SPRINGFIELD - Robert B. Hallisey, 81, on Nov. 3, 2018, was reunited for eternity with the love of his life, his wife, Patricia Evans Hallisey. The Lenexa, Kan., native honorably served in the United States Navy from 1957-1977, achieving the rank of senior chief petty officer,...

Doris Marie McCorkle (Hodges)

Doris Marie McCorkle (Hodges)

Springfield, Georgia

SPRINGFIELD - Doris Marie Hodges McCorkle, 92, passed away Nov. 9, 2018, at Effingham Care Center. The Florida native was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Burlie and Ethel Eunice Avery Hodges; and husband, Charles Atwell McCorkle, Sr. Survivors include...

Edra Pierce (Zipperer)

Edra Pierce (Zipperer)

Guyton, Georgia

GUYTON - Edra Zipperer Pierce, 85, passed away Nov. 7, 2018, at Candler Hospital. Edra was the daughter of the late Julius C. and Bessie Nease Zipperer, she was also preceded by her husband of 64 years, Bernard C. Pierce, Jr.; sister, Eunice Z. Ambrose; and brother Howard N....

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