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November 18, 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...

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,...

James Franklin Smith

James Franklin Smith

Savannah, GA

SAVANNAH - U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) James Franklin Smith, 87, of Savannah, died Sept. 13, 2017. He was born in Hagerstown, Md., to the late Glomer and Lola Smith. He was preceded by death of two children: Donald Smith and Donna Temme. He was an Army veteran, having served...

Jason Tomlinson

Jason Tomlinson

Jacksonville, GA

Jason Tomlinson passed away on Oct. 3, 2017 at his home in Gainesville, Fla. Jason was born in Sheffield, Ala., on Aug. 4, 1975. He graduated from Effingham County High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Georgia Southern University. Jason enlisted...

October 12, 2017

Elizabeth Albers (Cato)

Elizabeth Albers (Cato)

Rincon, GA

RINCON - Elizabeth Cato Albers, 94, passed away Oct. 2, 2017, at her residence. Born Oct. 15, 1922, in Jefferson County to the late Esther Mathis and James Clarence Cato. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John A. AlbersSr.; and son, John A. Albers Jr. She was a...

Jasper Franklin "Juju" Edwards Jr.

Jasper Franklin "Juju" Edwards Jr.

Springfield, GA

(Juju) entered life eternal peacefully on Sept. 29, 2017, at the age of 89. He was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Clyo, Ga. His family moved to Savannah where he attended Chatham Junior High School and Henry Street School. As a teenager he moved to Springfield where he attended...

Sadie Drury Hurst

Sadie Drury Hurst

Rincon, GA

RINCON - Sadie Drury Hurst, 86, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 at Effingham Care Center. The Chatham County native was a longtime member of Rincon Baptist Temple and was retired from Walmart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Napoleon Hurst and daughter, Diane...

Hayden Harold Kinard

Hayden Harold Kinard

Pembroke, GA

Springfield Infant Hayden Harold Kinard passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at Candler Hospital. He is preceded in death by great-grandparents, Joyce Bell, Raymond and Patricia Chester, Gerald D. Barnard and Monty Kinard. Survivors include his parents, Jason Harold and...

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