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March 19, 2019

Ruby Nix (Ash)

Ruby Nix (Ash)

Rincon, Georgia

RINCON - Ruby Ash Nix passed away March 6, 2019, at the age of 97. She was born to the late Joseph Marion Ash and Ila Mae Young Ash on Sept. 30, 1921 in White County. Ruby attended Union County schools, West Georgia College and Piedmont College, graduating with a teaching...

Published in Effingham Herald from Mar. 13 to Mar. 19, 2019.

Joy Stephens

Joy Stephens

Rincon, Georgia

RINCON - Joy Stephens, 85, died Monday March 4, 2019, at her residence. The Kansas City, Kan., native was a retired bookkeeper. She attended Rincon United Methodist Church. Her life consisted of God, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Stephens;...

Mrs. Helen Stokes (Sanders)

Mrs. Helen Stokes (Sanders)

Oliver, Georgia

Mrs. Helen Sanders Stokes, 92, of Oliver, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Statesboro at the Ogeechee Area Hospice. She was born in Barnwell County in South Carolina, where she was educated, in 1926. She later moved to Savannah, where she met and married her loving...

Barbara Ann Wise (Mallard)

Barbara Ann Wise (Mallard)

Rincon, Georgia

RINCON - Barbara Ann Mallard Wise, 80, passed away March 4, 2019, at Memorial Health. Barbara was loving and accepting to everyone she met, both friends and family alike. She was never known to speak an ill word against anyone, choosing instead to support her loved ones with...

Herman Jackson Zipperer

Herman Jackson Zipperer

Jacksonville, Florida

Herman Jackson Zipperer, 93, died on March 8, 2019, at Westminster Woods in Jacksonville. Fla., after a brief illness. Herman was born at his parent's home near Rincon on Nov. 4, 1925, to Perry Herman and Lessie Lee Nease Zipperer. He was the oldest of three boys, Samuel Wertz...

March 12, 2019

Candace Marie Pair (Pratt)

Candace Marie Pair (Pratt)

Rincon, Georgia

RINCON - Candace Marie Pratt Pair, after a brave battle with lung cancer, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Feb. 28, 2019, at the age of 56. Born Mar. 28, 1962, in Newport News, Va., she is survived by her beloved husband, Robert Louis Pair Jr.; daughters; Kristin...

March 6, 2019

Monika Elisabeth Lambeth

Monika Elisabeth Lambeth

Rincon, Georgia

GUYTON - Monika Elisabeth Lambeth, 63, passed peacefully after a comforting night with her son and grandchildren in her home Feb. 23, 2019, to be reunited with her Lord and late husband, Dathan Lambeth. Born in Kaiserslautern Germany, Monika dedicated her life to Christ at a...

Carlton Murphy

Carlton Murphy

Sylacauga, Alabama

Graveside service for Carlton Murphy, 93, was Monday, February 18, 2019 at Evergreen Cemetery in Sylacauga Alabama with Reverend Robbie Hendrick officiating. Mr. Murphy died Friday, February 15, 2019, at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham Alabama. He was preceded in death...

Mr. Russell Dean Sharp

Mr. Russell Dean Sharp

Eden, Georgia

Mr. Russell Dean Sharp, 72, of Eden, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. He was born in Roberson, Tenn., to the late Harold Dean and Mary Katherine Goodwin Sharp. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary H. Dickey Sharp. He was a member of Powers...

Mr. John Yuhas

Mr. John Yuhas

Springfield, Georgia

SPRINGFIELD - Mr. John Yuhas, born June 22, 1940, passed away at his residence Feb. 17, 2019. John was a decorated Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He received many medals while overseas, including the Army Commendation Metal, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart. John also...

Published in Effingham Herald from Feb. 27 to Mar. 6, 2019.

February 26, 2019

Carl Homer Arndt Jr.

Carl Homer Arndt Jr.

Savannah, Georgia

Carl Homer Arndt Jr. passed with peace and grace in his home Feb. 11, 2019. Carl was born at Riverside Community Hospital in Riverside, California in 1930. Born into a military family, he moved many times and attended many public schools before graduating from Chandler High...

John Desiderio

John Desiderio

Springfield, Georgia

CLYO - John Desiderio, 84, passed away Feb. 11, 2019, at his home. John was born in Italy in 1934, spent four years in refugee camps following his escape from communist Yugoslavia after World War II and immigrated to the United States in 1959. He relocated to Georgia from...

Mrs. Mildred L. Douglas

Mrs. Mildred L. Douglas

Garden City, Georgia

Mrs. Mildred L. Douglas, 84, of Garden City, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. She was born in Savannah to the late William E. and Edna Phillips Sr. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank M. Douglas Sr., and a...

David P. Higgs

David P. Higgs

Springfield, Georgia

SPRINGFIELD - David P. Higgs, born Oct. 5, 1945, passed away Feb. 14, 2019. He was 73 years old but never claimed to be older than 25. He was preceded in death by his father, James P. "Buster" Higgs; his mother, Margaret Alvarez; his "Nannie," Norma Lou Higgs; and a sister,...

Daniel L. "Dano" Lamprecht

Daniel L. "Dano" Lamprecht

Rincon, Georgia

RINCON - Daniel L. "Dano" Lamprecht, 64, died Feb. 14, 2019 at his home. The Kirtland, Ohio, native was an auto and motorcycle mechanic. His passions were motorcycles and the love of his life, Cindy, whom he reconnected with after 31 years. He was preceded in death by his...

Mr. Harley E. Porter

Mr. Harley E. Porter

Guyton, Georgia

Mr. Harley E. Porter (Bubba), 75, of Guyton, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Hospice Savannah. He was born to the late Emory A. and Lenora Davis Porter. He attended Tusculum Christian Church and served his country in the U.S. Navy. He retired from U/A Local 188. He...

Caneita K. Spence

Caneita K. Spence

Pooler, Georgia

Caneita K. Spence, 15, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. Caneita was born in Beaufort, S.C. She was a former student at Godley Station School, attending from the second grade through eighth grade, and was a ninth-grade student at...

Mrs. Virginia Spilliards (Oliver)

Mrs. Virginia Spilliards (Oliver)

Pooler, Georgia

Mrs. Virginia Oliver Spilliards, of Pooler, was born in Tattnall County (Collins) on Jan. 13, 1938, and passed away on Feb. 16, 2019. Mrs. Spilliards was born to Lee Roosevelt and Lucille Cowart Oliver. She attended local schools and graduated from Commercial High School. She...

Jefferson C. "Bubba" Stafford

Jefferson C. "Bubba" Stafford

Statesboro, Georgia

STATESBORO - Jefferson C. "Bubba" Stafford, 67, passed away Feb. 16, 2019, at Hospice Savannah. The Screven County native served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He worked in construction and welding, loved fishing, and was an outdoorsman. Survivors include his wife, Brenda...

February 19, 2019

Ronald Eugene Brand

Ronald Eugene Brand

Guyton, Georgia

GUYTON - Ronald Eugene Brand, 59, went to be with Jesus Christ his Lord on Feb. 8, 2019. The Indiana native was a member of Compassion Christian Church and was employed with World Acceptance Corporation. He Loved the Lord, was an avid golfer and loved Purdue basketball and...

William Scott Carter

William Scott Carter

Clyo, Georgia

CLYO - William Scott Carter, 48, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Memorial Health. The Effingham County native was preceded in death by his parents, William Homer Carter and Sarah Elizabeth Veale Carter. Scott was loved by all who knew him. He is survived by his brother, James H....

Mrs. Irene Feldman

Mrs. Irene Feldman

Pooler, Georgia

Mrs. Irene Feldman, 73, of Pooler, passed away on Jan. 25, 2019, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was born in Lebanon, Ky., to the late Tillman and Cordie Miller Milburn. She retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 18 years of service. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart...

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