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May 24, 2018

Joseph Jordan Fennell Sr.

Joseph Jordan Fennell Sr.

Brunswick, GA

Joseph Jordan Fennell Sr. of Brunswick, Ga., passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at the age of 74. A native of Savannah, Ga., he had been a resident of Glynn County for the past 51 years. Mr. Fennell was born January 12, 1944, to the late Robert Jordan Fennell Jr. and Dorothy...

Mrs. Ocelia Lee (Morris)

Mrs. Ocelia Lee (Morris)

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Ocelia Morris Lee, age 84, died Saturday evening at Memorial Health in Savannah following a brief illness. The Statesboro, Georgia, native was raised in Brooklet, Georgia. Ocelia married Willie Frank Lee in 1952 and they made Statesboro their home. She...

William O. "Billy" Lewis Sr.

William O. "Billy" Lewis Sr.

Brooklet, GA

BROOKLET, Ga. -- William O. ""Billy"" Lewis Sr., age 81, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Lewis was born in Stilson and was raised in Savannah. While in Savannah, he attended...

Mr. Ernest Franklin Nubern

Mr. Ernest Franklin Nubern

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Ernest Franklin Nubern, age 70, died on Monday, May 21, 2018, at the Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga. The native and lifelong resident of Bulloch County was a 1966 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School. He retired as an engineer with the Corps of...

Mr. George E. "Buster" Pelote Sr.

Mr. George E. "Buster" Pelote Sr.

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. George E. ""Buster"" Pelote Sr., age 85, died on Monday, May 14, 2018, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility. The native and lifelong resident of Bulloch County was a 1950 graduate of Marvin Pittman High School. Mr. Buster was a veteran of the...

Mrs. Sugar Pryor

Mrs. Sugar Pryor

Statesboro, GA

Sugar Pryor, 108, died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at the Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation Center in Statesboro. She was born June 14, 1909, in Bulloch County, Georgia, to the late Joe and Jimmie Ann Johnson. She attended the public schools of Bulloch County and at a young...

Jimmy Wayne "Bubba" Smith

Jimmy Wayne "Bubba" Smith

Brooklet, GA

BROOKLET, Ga. -- Jimmy Wayne "Bubba" Smith, age 61, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his residence after a short illness. Mr. Smith was born in Savannah and lived his early years in Bloomingdale before moving with his family to Brooklet and graduated from Southeast...

Mabel Tucker (Oglesby)

Mabel Tucker (Oglesby)

Pooler, TN

Mabel Oglesby Tucker, 81, passed on into eternal rest on May 19, 2018, surrounded by family and her dear friend, Louise. She was born April 5, 1937, to Felton and Avo Oglesby in Portal, Georgia. She was one of 10 children and is survived by her sister, Bonnie Cowart; and her...

Emily Omega Wood (Garner)

Emily Omega Wood (Garner)

Macon, GA

Emily Omega Garner Wood was born on February 15, 1925, in Laurens County, South Carolina. Most of her childhood was spent in Union, South Carolina, where she met her "first love," Howard. In 1957 she and Howard moved to Macon which she proudly called home for the remainder of...

May 23, 2018

Mr. Troy Durell Clifton

Mr. Troy Durell Clifton

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Troy Durell Clifton, age 98, died Sunday at Southern Manor Retirement Inn in Statesboro, under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. The Bulloch County native was the sixth of eight children born to Loren Clifton and Lunie Womack Clifton. Troy joined the...

Mr. Carmine Michael Riccio

Mr. Carmine Michael Riccio

Ellabell, GA

ELLABELL, Ga. -- Mr. Carmine Michael Riccio, age 57, died on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his residence. The Bellville, N.J., native was a 1979 graduate of Parsippany High School. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Grenada Conflict. Carmine was a...

May 22, 2018

Sammy Rodriguez-Figueroa

Sammy Rodriguez-Figueroa

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- It is with a great sadness that the family of Sammy Rodriguez-Figueroa announce the passing of their precious son on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 5 p.m. Sammy Berzain Rodriquez was surrendered into the presence of God by his loving pastors and parents,...

May 20, 2018

Mr. Harry Norman Jones Jr.

Mr. Harry Norman Jones Jr.

Portal, GA

PORTAL, Ga. & DADE CITY, Fla. - Mr. Harry Norman Jones, Jr., age 84, died Thursday at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility in Statesboro. Harry was born in Macon, Georgia and lived in Savannah, Georgia until moving to Brooklet as a teenager. He graduated from Brooklet...

John R. Popps

John R. Popps

Statesboro, GA

The life of John Richard "Jack" Popps ended on May 11, 2018, at home in Statesboro, Georgia, at the age of 90. He lived a full and rewarding life that included many facets and achievements. John was born in West Liberty, Ohio, on April 23, 1928, to Howard Allen Popps and...

May 18, 2018

Eulene "Rusty" Dwinell Bailey (Ellis)

Eulene "Rusty" Dwinell Bailey (Ellis)

Statesboro, GA

Eulene ""Rusty"" Ellis Dwinell Bailey, age 91, passed away at her residence at Savannah Commons Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Rusty was born in Bulloch County December 9, 1926, to the late Joseph and Julia Chester Ellis and attended local schools. She was a member of Statesboro First...

Mr. Roy Donald Glidwell

Mr. Roy Donald Glidwell

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Roy Donald Glidwell, age 67, died on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 1, 1951, Roy came to Statesboro in 1982. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Phoenix and...

Mrs. Rosa Lee (Shuman)

Mrs. Rosa Lee (Shuman)

Lanier, GA

Mrs. Rosa Shuman Lee, age 72, of Lanier, Ga., passed peacefully on Wednesday morning, May 9th, under the care of Compassion Hospice at her residence. She was a Bryan County native. She was a member of the Cypress Bay Baptist Church, where she served faithfully as the church...

Mary Alice Lowery

Mary Alice Lowery

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mary Alice Lowery, age 75, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Westwood Nursing Home after a long illness. She was a native of Bulloch County and a member of Greater Bethel A.M.E. Baptist Church. She attended William James High School and moved to New...

Ms. Carrie Young

Ms. Carrie Young

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Ms. Carrie Young, age 56, passed into rest Friday, May 4, 2018, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility. The Bulloch County native was the daughter of the late George Willie and Nettie Love Young. She was employed with Clyde's Market of Brooklet for...

Published in Statesboro Herald from May 11 to May 18, 2018.

May 17, 2018

Mrs. Merrye Jane Brunson (Brown)

Mrs. Merrye Jane Brunson (Brown)

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Merrye Jane Brown Brunson passed away May 8, 2018, in Statesboro of natural causes after a long illness at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, William James Brunson of Statesboro; two sisters,...

May 15, 2018

Mrs. Judy Knight (Hagan)

Mrs. Judy Knight (Hagan)

Leefield, HI

LEEFIELD, Ga. -- Mrs. Judy Hagan Knight, age 74, died Monday morning at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility in Statesboro. Judy was born in Bulloch County and was a 1963 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School. Following her graduation, Judy began working as a...

Ms. Artis Yamont (Allen)

Ms. Artis Yamont (Allen)

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Ms. Artis Allen Yamont, 60, died Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility in Statesboro. The Allendale, South Carolina, native graduated Allendale-Fairfax High School in Allendale, S.C. She later received her BA in education...

May 11, 2018

Ms. Macy Ree Barrow (Tucker)

Ms. Macy Ree Barrow (Tucker)

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Ms. Macy Ree Tucker Barrow, age 92, died May 2, 2018, under the care of Brown's Health & Rehabilitation and Ogeechee Area Hospice. She was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth "Bessie" Tucker. Ms. Barrow was a beautician and owned Macy's Beauty Shop,...

Dea. William James "Jimmy" Hendley

Dea. William James "Jimmy" Hendley

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Deacon William James "Jimmy" Hendley, age 84, passed away on Sunday morning, April 29, 2018, at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center, Dublin, Georgia, after a long illness. He was a native of Bulloch County and a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church,...

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