Effingham Herald Obituaries

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December 11, 2017

Lois Marie Garner (Wise)

Lois Marie Garner (Wise)

Aberdeen, MS

Lois Marie Wise Garner, 79, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Born on Oct. 16, 1938. in Savannah. she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Marie Wise. Lois graduated with the class of 1957 at Effingham County High School. She...

December 7, 2017

Dora Reiser (Boaen)

Dora Reiser (Boaen)

Clyo, GA

Dora Boaen Reiser, age 90, was born and reared in Guyton and graduated from Guyton High School in 1945. She was a homemaker and member of Laurel Hill Lutheran Church and Sunday School class. She was married to Robert Hill Reiser for 44 years prior to his death in February...

Arthur Rud Sr.

Arthur Rud Sr.

KILDARE, GA

KILDARE - Arthur Rud Sr., 84, passed away Nov. 26, 2017, at Westwood Nursing Center in Statesboro. Rud, as he preferred to be called, was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. He graduated from Fort Hamilton High School and joined the Air Force at age 17. In the summer of 1955,...

William Roger Spikes Jr.

William Roger Spikes Jr.

RINCON, GA

RINCON - William Roger Spikes Jr., 60, passed away Nov. 27, 2017, at his residence. The Effingham County native retired from EM Industries. He loved fishing, sports, his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Lynn Spikes; children, Brandi Lynn Williams (Joey) and...

December 1, 2017

William R. "Bobby" Youmans

William R. "Bobby" Youmans

RINCON, GA

RINCON - William R. "Bobby" Youmans, 79, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. The Port Wentworth native was a member of Oak Grove Church of Christ and was retired from Kemira. Survivors include his wife, Martha Youmans; children, Donna Butler and Clyde L. Youmans; granddaughter,...

November 30, 2017

Barbara Hinson (Sheffield)

Barbara Hinson (Sheffield)

Springfield, GA

SPRINGFIELD - Barbara Sheffield Hinson, 75, passed away Nov. 16, 2017, at Effingham Care Center. The Screven County native was a member of Springfield United Methodist Church and retired as a benefits administrator. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Brooks...

Joanna Wright (Hurst)

Joanna Wright (Hurst)

Savannah, GA

Joanna Hurst Wright died unexpectedly in Savannah at the age of 56. Joanna is survived by her husband William (Willie) Wright, her parents Ben and Betty Adams, her sister Ellen Adams and three nephews Justin, Ben and Jonathan Wells, all of Savannah. Her former husband, Tim...

November 22, 2017

Meredith Runelle Scott (Hedit)

Meredith Runelle Scott (Hedit)

Guyton, GA

GUYTON - Meredith Runelle Heidt Scott, age 93, died Nov. 12, 2017., at Effingham Care Center in Springfield. She was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church where she served many years as choir director. She was employed at Union Camp and was an Avon Sales Representative...

November 21, 2017

David Lee Tyler

David Lee Tyler

Springfield, GA

SPRINGFIELD - Davie Lee Tyler, 88, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, after an extended illness. He was born in Neeses, S.C., and had lived in Effingham County since 1951. He was a member of Turkey Branch United Methodist Church, a former Rincon City Council member, a...

November 16, 2017

Hubert G. "Sonny" Crapps

Hubert G. "Sonny" Crapps

Springfield, GA

SPRINGFIELD - Hubert G. "Sonny" Crapps, 84, passed away Nov. 5, 2017, at his residence. The Bulloch County native retired from Kaiser Agricultural Chemicals in 1986 after 30 years, then worked at Conaway Lumber, and later retired from THE Effingham County Road Department. ...

Edwin "Clayton" Dasher

Edwin "Clayton" Dasher

MARLOW, GA

MARLOW - Edwin "Clayton" Dasher, 80, passed away Nov. 6, 2017, at his home. The Effingham County native retired from CSX Transportation where he worked for 44 years. He was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church where he served on church council, sang in the choir and...

Charles Gregg Duvall

Charles Gregg Duvall

STATESBORGO, GA

STATESBORO - Mr. Charles Gregg Duvall, age 68, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Charles was born Aug. 21, 1949, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, to the late Charles W. Duvall and Kathleen Duvall. He...

November 9, 2017

Thelma Lee Morgan (Harrelson)

Thelma Lee Morgan (Harrelson)

Shawnee, GA

SHAWNEE - Thelma Lee Harrelson Morgan, 93, passed away Oct. 27, 2017, at Effingham Care Center following a short illness. She was the daughter of the late Henry K. Harrelson and Ollie Zipperer Harrelson, and was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Leonell Morgan. Ms....

Ernest Carpenter Nease

Ernest Carpenter Nease

Springfield, GA

SPRINGFIELD - Ernest Carpenter Nease, 76, passed away Oct. 29, 2017, at Effingham Extended Care. Ernie was born March 13, 1941, in Savannah and attended Groves High School, and joined the Georgia National Guard in 1958. He worked many years for the family company "Nease...

November 2, 2017

Deborah Joyner (Mock)

Deborah Joyner (Mock)

Springfield, GA

SPRINGFIELD - Deborah Mock Joyner, 62, passed away Oct. 16, 2017, at her residence. The California native was a homemaker and enjoyed volunteering with the Special Olympics. She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Mock; husband, Donald Joyner; and brother, Michael...

Mr. Alan Schemel

Mr. Alan Schemel

Bloomingdale, GA

Mr. Alan Schemel, 74, of Bloomingdale, passed away on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at his home. Alan was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., and was of the Jewish faith. He was the owner/operator of Ceramic Arts. He loved his dogs as well as being a builder and collector of black powder...

Edra Carpenter Zittrauer

Edra Carpenter Zittrauer

Guyton, GA

GUYTON - Edra Carpenter Zittrauer, 69, passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at her residence. The Mississippi native was a member of Goshen Road Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher and she retired from the Effingham County Board of Education. She was...

October 26, 2017

Randall Ward Carter

Randall Ward Carter

Savannah, GA

SAVANNAH - Randall Ward Carter, 79, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Effingham Care Center. The Sutherland, Va., native was a 1957 Halifax County Consolidated High School graduate. After graduation, Randall joined the U.S. Air Force and received training as an engine maintenance...

Mary Catherine "Cathy" Cato

Mary Catherine "Cathy" Cato

Rincon, GA

BROOKLET - Mary Catherine "Cathy" Coto, 72, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Candler Hospital. The Savannah native was retired from Walmart. She loved baking, shopping, crocheting for the Cancer Centers and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her...

George Robert "Bob" Pratt Jr.

George Robert "Bob" Pratt Jr.

Ellabell, GA

George (Bob) Robert Pratt Jr. 81, passed away after a long illness on Oct. 10, 2017, surrounded by family at Hospice of Savannah. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Myrtle Pratt; a brother, Harvey Pratt; and a sister, Marcia Phelps. He is survived by his...

October 19, 2017

Frances Hurst (Arnsdorff)

Frances Hurst (Arnsdorff)

Clyo, GA

CLYO - Frances Arnsdorff Hurst, 95, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at her home. The Effingham County native was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church and was retired from Asher's Department Store. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady A. Hurst; her parents, George...

William L. "Bill" Leonard Jr.

William L. "Bill" Leonard Jr.

Springfield, GA

SPRINGFIELD - William (Bill) L. Leonard Jr., 82, passed away Oct. 6, 2017, at Effingham Extended Care. Bill was born in Bulloch County, Ga., on November 19, 1934. He was the son of Alma (Futch) Leonard and Leroy Leonard. He served in the 101st National Guard, A Battery,...

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