Effingham Herald Obituaries

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September 26, 2017

Vivian Jerolean Ambrose (Butler)

Vivian Jerolean Ambrose (Butler)

Pineora, GA

PINEORA - Vivian Jerolean Butler Ambrose, 83, passed away Sept. 14, 2017. The Liberty County native was a lifelong member of Pineora Baptist Church. She retired from Effingham County Board of Education after 34 years as a bus driver. She was preceded in death by her loving...

Charles Edgar Jones

Charles Edgar Jones

Guyton, GA

GUYTON - Charles Edgar Jones, 74, passed away Sep. 18, 2017M at Memorial Health. The Wayne County native served in the U.S. Navy and retired from Seaboard Coastline in May of 1983. He was a Shriner, Mason, loved camping, fishing, and bluegrass music. He was preceded in death...

September 22, 2017

Mr. James Clifford "Jimmy" Wetherington

Mr. James Clifford "Jimmy" Wetherington

Guyton, GA

James "Jimmy" Clifford Wetherington GUYTON -- Mr. James "Jimmy" Clifford Wetherington, 66, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at The Waters of Winchester in Winchester, Tenn. Mr. Jimmy was born in Guyton, Ga., on Feb. 21, 1951, to Vasco and Lucile Wetherington. He was a...

September 21, 2017

James Franklin Smith

James Franklin Smith

Savannah, GA

SAVANNAH - U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) James Franklin Smith, 87, of Savannah, died on 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...

September 20, 2017

Mr. James A. Brown

Mr. James A. Brown

Bloomingdale, GA

BLOOMINGDALE - Mr. James A. Brown, 66, passed away Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 , at his home. James was born in Statesboro, Ga., to the late Robert H. and Mattie B. Brown. He resided in Effingham County his entire life. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a crew chief on...

September 13, 2017

Samuel Jay Bernhardt III

Samuel Jay Bernhardt III

Clyto, GA

CLYO - Samuel Jay Bernhardt III, 75, passed away Aug. 8, 2017, at Heritage Inn in Statesboro, Ga. He was born in Charleston, S.C., and grew up in Savannah, Ga. He was a Baptist and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a devoted husband, brother and uncle. He served...

Bonnie Ackerly Burger

Bonnie Ackerly Burger

Bloomingdale, GA

BLOOMINGDALE, Miss. - Bonnie Ackerley Burger, 71, passed away on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, in her daughter's arms at her home., Bonnie was born in New Milford, Conn., to the late Amos & Edna Ackerley. She had retired from Telacredit and was a member of Faulkville Baptist...

Bryant Roy Coats

Bryant Roy Coats

Savannah, GA

Bryant Roy Coats, 55, passed peacefully in his sleep at home. He is survived by daughter Christina Chiariello (Joseph), parents Melba and Bryant Coats, brother Larry Coats, grandson Alexander Chiariello, granddaughter Cora Chiariello and many aunts, uncles and cousins. A...

September 12, 2017

Everett A. Parks

Everett A. Parks

Newton, GA

Everett A. Parks, 79, of Newton (formerly of Georgia) passed away, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. Born November 4, 1937 in Savannah, Ga., he was the son of the late Herbert and Cora Smith Parks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death...

September 6, 2017

Marlin E. "Sonny" Smith

Marlin E. "Sonny" Smith

Rincon, GA

RINCON - Marlin E. "Sonny" Smith, 78, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, surrounded by his loving wife and family. "I was given the gift of life, and now I have to give it back. My faith helped me accept what I could not change… I am at peace." He was born on April 22,...

September 4, 2017

Bobiette Stanley Lacey

Bobiette Stanley Lacey

Springfield, GA

Bobiette Stanley Lacey, 72, passed away August 18, 2017 at her daughter's residence. The Maryland native was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther J. Stanley and Lucille Driggers Stanley; husband, William O. Lacey; children, Teresa Marie Cook and Debra...

Thomas Barry Neidlinger

Thomas Barry Neidlinger

Guyton, GA

Thomas Barry Neidlinger, 64, passed away August 15, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Barry was an avid outdoorsman that drove his career in logging and forestry. He loved his cabin, fishing, hunting, and the Lord. Barry never met a stranger, just like...

August 23, 2017

Norman Anthony Zipperer

Norman Anthony Zipperer

Guyton, GA

Guyton – Norman Anthony Zipperer, Jr., 84, passed away August 20, 2017 at Ogeechee Hospice. The Effingham County native served in the U.S. Navy, retired from Gulfstream Aerospace, and was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman...

August 16, 2017

Geneva Mallard Brown

Geneva Mallard Brown

Rincon, GA

Rincon – Geneva Mallard Brown, 93, loving wife of 61 years and widow of William C. Brown, passed away Aug. 5 at Effingham Care Center. Born in Screven County on June 13, 1924, to the late B. Franklin Mallard, and the late Hattie Godbee Mallard. Geneva grew up on Millhaven...

Jimmy McWhorter Derrick

Jimmy McWhorter Derrick

Springfield, GA

Springfield – Jimmy McWhorter Derrick, 79, passed away Aug. 2 at Effingham Care Center. Born March 1, 1938 in Mt. Jackson, VA, he graduated from Effingham Academy and attended Newberry College before joining the U.S. Army. After the Army, he and a friend toured the west...

Margaret Ford Edwards

Margaret Ford Edwards

Clyo, GA

Clyo – Margaret Ford Edwards, 52, passed away Aug. 2 at Memorial Health surrounded by her family and friends. The Effingham County native was a member of Clyo United Methodist Church where she played the piano for the past 37 years. She loved playing the piano, singing,...

Glennis Hatfield (Hathcock)

Glennis Hatfield (Hathcock)

Guyton, GA

Guyton – Glennis Hathcock Hatfield, 81, passed away Aug. 1 at Effingham Hospital. The Bulloch County native was a loving mother whom always put her family first. She was a believer in Jesus Christ as her Savior whom she will now spend eternity. Survivors include her...

Harry E "Bootsie" Lindsey

Harry E "Bootsie" Lindsey

Clyo, GA

Clyo - Harry E. "Bootsie" Lindsey, 82, died Wednesday, Aug. 2 at St. Joseph's Hospital. The Effingham County native was a 1953 Guyton High School graduate and a member of Bethel Lutheran Church, where he had served as a Sunday School Teacher and Sunday School Superintendent,...

August 9, 2017

Larry D Hall Sr

Larry D Hall Sr

Rincon, GA

Rincon - Larry D. Hall, Sr., 66, died Monday, July 17. The Savannah, GA native was retired from Gulfstream after 30 years of service. He loved baseball, going to yard sales, searching for antiques, fishing, and family gatherings. Survivors include his wife, Lynn Hall; son,...

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