Statesboro Herald Obituaries

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June 21, 2018

Walter Mathews Aldred

Walter Mathews Aldred

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Walter Mathews Aldred, 47 years old of Statesboro, Georgia, went to be with Jesus on Friday, June 15, 2018. He passed away in the presence of Hope Potter Aldred in the loving care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. Walt was a member of First United Methodist Church,...

Kay Beynart (Minkovitz)

Kay Beynart (Minkovitz)

Atlanta, GA

Kay Minkovitz Beynart, 75, a longtime resident of Atlanta, Georgia, died on June 12, 2018, following complications from almost a decade of illness. She passed away peacefully at Newbridge on the Charles in Dedham, Mass., surrounded by her family. She was a beautiful, loving...

Published in Statesboro Herald from Jun. 17 to Jun. 24, 2018.

Mr. Walter L. Blackwell

Mr. Walter L. Blackwell

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Walter L. Blackwell, age 73, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility, Statesboro, after a brief illness. He was a native of Lincoln County, a member of New Tabernacle Baptist Church, Lincolnton,...

Mrs. Lula Mae Boyd

Mrs. Lula Mae Boyd

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO -- Mrs. Lula Mae Toby Boyd, 75, entered eternal rest on June 5, 2018, at Candler County Hospital. She was a native of Millen, but had made her home in Statesboro for decades. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Mr. Eliza J. Boyd Sr. Survivors include...

Published in Statesboro Herald from Jun. 15 to Jun. 22, 2018.

Joy Lynn Cobb

Joy Lynn Cobb

Cordele, GA

A celebration in memory of Joy Lynn Cobb of Cordele was held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Lakeshore Baptist Church. Joy, 79, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Statesboro and was the daughter of the late Orren Lester Brannen Sr....

Torey Baggett Colon

Torey Baggett Colon

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Torey Baggett Colon, age 23, died on Monday, June 11, 2018, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The Lakeland, Fla., native lived in Valdosta for four years before moving to Perry, Fla. He then moved to Tallahassee, Fla., and graduated from...

Mrs. Freda Driggers (Colson)

Mrs. Freda Driggers (Colson)

Brooklet, GA

BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mrs. Freda Colson Driggers, age 86, died Wednesday at her residence under the care of Southern Care Hospice. The Claxton, Georgia, native moved to Statesboro in 1969. She worked at J.P. Stevens Company and later at ITT Grinnell, where she retired following...

Nettie Glisson (Sims)

Nettie Glisson (Sims)

Eldora, GA

Mrs. Nettie Sims Glisson, age 86, peacefully passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018, at her residence with loved ones by her side. Mrs. Glisson was born in Bulloch County to Joshua and Maggie (Kirby) Sims on July 21, 1931, and lived most of her life in Bryan County. Mrs....

Leslie Diana Jacobs (DeMarcus)

Leslie Diana Jacobs (DeMarcus)

Siler City, NC

Leslie Diana DeMarcus Jacobs of Siler City, N.C., died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, after a five-year battle with cancer. She was a native of Chatham County, N.C., and was a retired accountant with the UNC housing department. She was the daughter of Lt. Louis D. DeMarcus, who gave...

Mrs. Eileen Brigdon King (Koelln)

Mrs. Eileen Brigdon King (Koelln)

States, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Eileen Koelln Brigdon King, age 91, went to her eternal rest on Friday, May 25th, at Brown's Health and Rehab, under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. She was born in Warrenton County, Mo., on November 29, 1926, the second daughter to Mr. John Henry...

William Rountree "Bill" Lewis Jr.

William Rountree "Bill" Lewis Jr.

Claxton, GA

CLAXTON -- This obituary was authored by William Rountree "Bill" Lewis Jr., who passed away June 17, 2018. Bill was a proud descendant of the Georgia Saltzburger Society Pioneer, New Ebenezer Family of 1734. He was the sole child of William Rountree Lewis Sr. (Swainsboro) and...

RayNeta Lyons

RayNeta Lyons

Winder, GA

WINDER, Ga. -- Mrs. RayNeta Lyons, age 95, of Winder, Georgia, entered eternity June 14, 2018. Mrs. Lyons was born in Statesboro, Georgia, on March 19, 1923, to Seaborn and Nancy Williams Jones Brown, who preceded her. Following the death of her first husband, Russell Craig,...

Published in Statesboro Herald from Jun. 20 to Jun. 27, 2018.

Mr. Wayman Billy Newman

Mr. Wayman Billy Newman

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Wayman Billy Newman, age 84, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Newman, a Bulloch County native, was born in Register, Ga., and raised in Brooklet, Ga. He graduated from Brooklet High School in 1952 and was a veteran of the...

Mr. James Perdue Jr.

Mr. James Perdue Jr.

Dublin, GA

DUBLIN, Ga. -- Mr. James Perdue Jr., age 71, passed away on Wednesday night, June 6th, at Serinity Hospice, Dublin, Ga., after a brief illness. He was a native of Bulloch County, a member of Brannen Chapel United Methodist Church and a member of the William James High School...

Mr. George W. Pollard

Mr. George W. Pollard

Brooklet, GA

BROOKLET, Ga. - Mr. George W. Pollard, age 96, died on Saturday, May 26th, at his home, under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. Mr. Pollard was a native and lifelong resident of Bulloch County. He attended school in Brooklet and later served in the United States Army during...

Larry Bruce Redmond

Larry Bruce Redmond

Guyton, GA

GUYTON -- Larry Bruce Redmond, 62, passed away at his residence on June 17, 2018. He was born on June 16, 1956, in Savannah, Ga., and lived his entire life in Effingham County. He was the owner of Shiloh Farms for 31 years. He is survived by his parents, Carl "Buck" and...

Published in Statesboro Herald from Jun. 21 to Jun. 28, 2018.

Mrs. Olive Schilling (Hughes)

Mrs. Olive Schilling (Hughes)

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Olive Hughes Schilling, age 95, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at her residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. She was born in London, England, on July 3, 1922. She was educated in London and served in the British Army for three and a half...

Mrs. Mary Etta Spaulding

Mrs. Mary Etta Spaulding

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Mary Etta Spaulding, age 98, passed into to rest Monday, June 11, 2018, at the Brown's Health and Rehabilitation Center under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. The Screven County native resided in Statesboro many years and was a member of the St. John...

Published in Statesboro Herald from Jun. 15 to Jun. 22, 2018.

Mr. Calvin Wilson

Mr. Calvin Wilson

Statesboro, GA

Mr. Calvin Wilson, age 52, passed peacefully with his family at his bedside on Tuesday, June 5th, under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. He was a Bulloch County native and was employed with Orafol of America in Bryan County until his health failed. He was a member of the...

Mr. John G. Wolling

Mr. John G. Wolling

Statesboro, GA

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. John G. Wolling, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in the peace and comfort of his own home (just exactly as he wanted). Mr. Wolling spent most of his life in Savannah and graduated from Savannah High School in 1957. He spent two years in...

June 20, 2018

Mrs. Hazel Barber (Brown)

Mrs. Hazel Barber (Brown)

Portal, GA

PORTAL, Ga. -- Mrs. Hazel Brown Barber, age 76, died on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility in Statesboro. Mrs. Hazel was a native and lifelong resident of Bulloch County. Mrs. Hazel was an employee of the Medical College of Georgia for 23...

Fred R. Helmuth

Fred R. Helmuth

Brooklet, GA

Mr. Fred R. Helmuth, 77, of Brooklet, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. He was born in Bulloch County to the late Paul and Della Helmuth. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Eloise and Jackie; and brothers, Sam, Robert,...

June 19, 2018

Alise Bradley Campbell

Alise Bradley Campbell

Statesboro, GA

Alise Bradley Campbell was born July 25, 1925, in Lyons, Ga., the second of three daughters in a family of six children born to Julius Bradley and Zenobia McSwain. Alise spent her formative years in rural Georgia, picking cotton in nearby fields and attending grammar school....

Mrs. Dorothy Louise Iler (Rushing)

Mrs. Dorothy Louise Iler (Rushing)

Shellman Bluff, GA

Mrs. Dorothy Louise (Rushing) Iler, 90, of Shellman Bluff, Ga., passed away at her residence after a long illness surrounded by her family, while under the care of Heartland Hospice in Brunswick, Ga. Mrs. Iler was born in Statesboro, Ga., May 17, 1928, to Jack and Esther...

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