Sam Boatright, age 79, died Saturday, October 27, 2018 at his residence.

Eliza Ell Taylor Ellis, 87-years old, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at her home in the Taylor Town Community of Alma, Ga.  Eliza was born October 5, 1930 in Bacon County, Georgia.

Emmett Trowell, age 73, of Alma passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the Bacon County Hospital after a short illness. He was born in Bacon County on August 25, 1944 to the late Clyde Trowell and Bessie Mae Mercer Trowell. Two brothers, Cecil and Roy Trowell, a sister, Lucy Trowell, a ha…

Francisco “Frank” Gonzalez Jr., age 80, passed away Monday July 9,2018 after an extended illness. He was the son of the late Francisco Gonzalez and Crucita Burgos and was also preceded in death by a sister Raquel Freeland. Frank was an avid classic car aficionado, served in the United States…

Jackie Wayne Whitley, age 64, of Nicholls passed away suddenly at his residence on Monday June 25, 2018. He was born in Coffee County on September 18, 1953 to the late William Theodore Whitley and Annie Lee Anderson Whitley. Two brothers, Junior and Sidney Whitley and a sister, Carolyn Gilli…

John E. “J.E.” Redding , age 79 of Nicholls passed away peacefully Saturday, June 23, 2018 at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Brantley County on August 16, 1938 to the late Edgar C. Redding and Effie Eugenia Lee Redding and also preceded in death by three sisters Dori…

Felicia Ann Rigdon, age 79, of Alma passed away on June 17, 2018 at Twin Oaks Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born in Bacon County on August 25, 1938 to the late A. E. Copeland and Nedra Anderson Ahl. Her husband Julius Rigdon, grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Anderson and …

Jimmy Rae Stevens, age 76  of Jacksonville, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018. He was born in Nicholls, Georgia on August 26, 1941to Henry Stevens and Verdie Thomas Stevens. He lived in Dixie Union for many years before moving to Jacksonville. 

Mr. Troy L. Music, 83, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  Mr. Music was born in Alma, Georgia and has lived in the Jacksonville area since 1955. He was a Veteran of the US Air Force and retired from Sears where he worked in deliveries. Mr. Music loved remodeling things and watching Wes…

Laverne Mikell Deen, age 81, of Alma passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Memorial Satilla Health Systems after an extended illness. She was on August 16, 1936 in Pierce County to the late L. M. Mikell and Delnoria Melton Mikell. Her husband, Ivey Deen, a brother, Edward Mikell and a siste…

Joannie Marie Brigman, age 63, passed away suddenly at her residence in Royston, Georgia on Friday, May 18, 2018. She was born in Alma, Georgia on May 18, 1955. Her parents James Fred Brigman and Frances Wanelle Martin Brigman, a brother, Danny Brigman and a sister, Wanda Beth Brigman preced…

Christopher Dale Rigby, age 50,of Almapassed away suddenly at Bacon CountyHospital on Thursday, May 3, 2018. He was born in Alma, Georgia on March 6, 1968to Henry Carl Rigbyand Lona M. Wilson Edens. A sister, Joni Aldridge, paternal grandparents, Bea Rigby and Ona Mae Tanner and maternal gra…

Lawrence “Steven” Middleton, 40 of Hortense, passed away suddenly Sunday (April 29, 2018) at his residence.

JoAnn Taylor, age 77, of Nicholls passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health Systems in Brunswick, Georgia after an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Marvin Ellis and Ethell Hayes Ellis and preceded in death by a son, Infant Taylor and a brother, Mick…

Ms. Tammy Eulene Cooper Bagley, age 68, of Glen. St. Mary, FL passed away peacefully at home on April 7, 2018. Ms. Bagley was born on October 10, 1949 to James Tillman Cooper and Roxie Maranda Cooper in Alma, Georgia. She moved to Jacksonville, Florida where she spent most of her life. She h…

Tammie Karen Hamm, age 56, of Alma passed away suddenly March 28, 2018 at her residence after an extended illness. She was born in Appling County on August 19, 1961 to the late Walter Thomas “W.T.” Branch and Audrey Courson Branch. Her husband Mickey Hamm preceded her in death.

Johnny O. Ivey, age 69, of Alma passed away on March 28, 2018 at the Bacon County Hospital after an extended illness. He was born in Alma, Georgia on April 25, 1948 to the late Melvin Lamar Ivey and Winnie Napier Ivey. Three brothers, Gerald Lambert Ivey, Melvin Lamar Ivey, Jr. and Jack Ivey…

Annie Lee Cole, age 82, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away February 20th in Jacksonville, FL. after an extended illness. She was daughter of the late Charlie E. Smith and Sudie Lee Jordan.

Hughie Smith Whitmire, age 81, of Nicholls passed away at his residence on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 after an extended illness. He was born in Kenific, Oklahoma on February 27, 1937 to the late William Elmer Whitmire and Minnie Mae Richie Whitmire. A daughter, Sandra Elaine Whitmire, two broth…

Mary Ruth Taylor, age 91, of Alma passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Bacon County Hospital after an extended illness. She was born on August 25, 1926 in Kilpatrick, Alabama. Mary was daughter of the late Jesse Robert Frasier and Savannah Davis Frasier and preceded in death by he…

Kimberly Tanner Fennell, age 40, of Alma passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health System after an extended illness. She was daughter of the late Kenneth Donny Tanner and was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Kermit and Winiford Tanner and maternal grandpa…

Cecil E. Dunlap, age 82, of Nicholls passed away at his residence Sunday evening February 25, 2018 after an extended illness. He was born in Ware County on April 29, 1935 to the late Fletcher Dunlap and Adel Hicks Dunlap; three brothers, Bobby, Billy and J.E. Dunlap and four sisters, Orene L…

Mable Smith, age 88 of Mershon passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Twin Oaks Nursing Home. She was a native of Bacon County and lived most of her life in the Coffee Community. Her parents, Seward Bennett and Ethel Pittman Bennett, her husbands, Gordon Edenfield, Joe Lott, Winslow D…

Ida Pearl Andrews, age 85, of Alma passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the Bacon County Hospital after a short illness. She was born on June 14, 1932 in Alma, Georgia to the late Ed Simmons and Ida Bell Moore Simmons. Ida was preceded in death by her husband Clyde C. Andrews, Jr., two b…

Teresa (Terri) Gail Loften passed away on February 18, 2018, after a battle with cancer. She was born in Seville, Spain on October 13,1959. Terri spent most of her childhood years in Alma, GA and graduated from Bacon County High School in 1977. She attended ABAC and served in the U.S. Air Fo…

Tony V. McLemore, age 69, formerly of Alma passed Monday, February 5, 2018 at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross after an extended illness. He was son of the late John Daniel McLemore and Linnie Streat Mercer and preceded in death by his son Roy Daniel McLemore, brother Billy McLemore and a…

Dennie Nell Bagley, age 76, of Fitzgerald, Georgia passed away at her residence Monday, February 5, 2018 after an extended illness. She was a native of Bacon County but had lived in Fitzgerald since 1973. Dennie was daughter of the late Dave Barber and Beulah Holton Barber; her brother Darre…

Terry Freman Jackson, age 67, of Alma died at his home on January 30th, 2018 after an extended illness.  He was a native of Bacon County son of the late Charles Lindburg Jackson and was also preceded in death by two brothers Jerry and Richard Jackson, a grandson Eric Jackson and a great-gran…

Molley June Jordan Lewis, age 89, of Alma passed away at her residence Sunday, January 28, 2018 after an extended illness.  She was born in Ware County on November 3, 1928 to the late Silas Jordan and Thursey Campbell Jordan. Her husband, Thomas Jasper (T.J.), Jr., a grandson, Henry “Winky” …

Betty Jean Peacock Boatright, age 86 of Alma, passed away Sunday January 21, 2018 in the Bacon Co. Hospital after an extended illness. She was a native of Live Oak, Florida, the daughter of the late Rosley Efficer Peacock and Mary Lillian Rimes Peacock, a member of New Hope Southern Congrega…

George W. Crutchfield, age 88, of Waycross, Georgia passed away at Hospice Satilla in Waycross Saturday, January 13, 2018 after an extended illness. He was born in Gracefield, Florida on November 27, 1929 to Bryant Crutchfield and Alma Miller Broon. A grandson Eric Allen Tiedt, III “Ricky”, …

Mitchell Wright Story Sr., age 64 of Baxley, passed away at on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Appling Healtcare System after a short illness..  Story was born in Alma, Georgia on August 31, 1953 to the late Joshua Story and Annie Carlene Mercer Westberry. His sister Vickie Ann Story Howell and …

Mr. Lamar Henry Lingenfelter, age 85, of Nicholls, died early Monday morning (1/8/18) at his residence following an extended illness.

Fostine Hyers Tyrrell, age 89, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on December 31, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Hospital after a short illness. She was born in Bacon County on May 6, 1928 to the late Jimmy Hyers and Vera Hyers Jones. Her husband, James Robin Tyrrell, five brothers, Jimmy Hyers, Jo…

Lue Jane Ivey, age 74, of Alma passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida after a short illness. She was born in Pembroke, Georgia on July 26, 1943 to the late Melvin Lamar Ivey and Winnie Lee Napier Ivey; besides her parents, three brothers,…

John Earl Rigdon, age 74, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida after a short illness. John was born in Alma, Georgia on April 9, 1943 to the late John Ira Rigdon and Alma Lott Rigdon; besides his parents two sisters preceded him in death, Gen…

Julius David “Howdy” Anderson, age 55 of Alma passed away Thursday December 14th at his home after an extended illness. David was a native of Coffee County and the son of the late Johnnie and Mary Myrtle Gillispie Anderson. His brother Roger Anderson Sr. also preceded David in death.

James Oliver “ BaBo” Holton, Sr., age 69, of Alma passed away on December 12, 2017 at the Bacon County Hospital after a short illness. He was a native of Bacon County and son of late James Oliver Holton, Sr. and Ruby Lee Taylor Holton; besides his parents he was preceded in death by a niece,…

Howard L. Johnson, age 57, of Alma passed away at the Bacon County Hospital after an extended illness. He was born on November 19, 1960 to the late Walter Lemuel Johnson. He was a member of New Vision Church.    

Fannie Francis Waters, age 76, of Alma passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the Bacon County Hospital after an extended illness. She was born in Appling County on June 22, 1941 to the late James Leo Patterson and Sally Miles Patterson. Mrs. Waters is preceded in death by her husband, …

Anna Metrel Starr, 84, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017, at Bethany House. Anna was born on March 3, 1933 in Alma, Georgia to Alvin Weston Lee and Tina Mae Turner.  She was a graduate of Bacon County High School in 1951. Mrs. Starr was married to Floyd Terrell (Terry) Starr, Jr.; on Oct…

Lavonne Vaughn, age 80, of Alma died Sunday November 19th, 2017 at St. Vincent Southside Medical Center in Jacksonville after a short illness.  She was a native of Ware County but had lived in Bacon County since 1955.  She was daughter of the late Clifford M. Varnadore and Vera Tanner Varnad…

Annie Drue Warnock Jenkins, 90, of Albany, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at her residence.Funeral services honoring the life of Annie will be conducted at 11 AM on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Kimbrell-Stern with interment to follow at Oakview Cemetery.  Mr. George West, her broth…

Vonnell (Nell) Haselden, age 76, of Alma died Tuesday November 7th, 2017 at Twin Oaks after a short illness.  She was a native of Bacon County, daughter of the late Chester Arthur Steedley and Willie Mae Hyers Steedley and was also preceded in death by her husband William Edward (Ed) Haselde…

Rev. Emily Lucille Tuten Nettles, age 87, of Alma died Tuesday November 7th, 2017 at Twin Oaks after an extended illness.  She was a native of Bacon County daughter of the late David Franklin Tuten and Delilah Cothern Tuten and was also preceded in death by her husband Rev. Sylvester Nettles…

Patricia Anne Kuhn, age 67, of Alma passed away October 29, 2017 at her residence after a short illness. She was born in Bulloch County on July 22, 1950 to the late Calvin L. Lowe and Ruth Youngblood Lowe. Her husband Raymond J. Kuhn preceded her in death.

Deannie Marie Ellis, age 64, of Nicholls passed away suddenly at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. She was born on May 23, 1953 to the late Wesley Johnson and Dorothy Meeks Johnson. Her husband Mickey Ellis, brother Lavern Johnson and sister Mary Sue Chappell preceded her in death. 

Kristy June Strickland, age 45, of Mershon passed away on November 3, 2017 at the Bacon County Hospital after an extended illness.  Her step-mother, Barbara Strickland and step-father, Jimmy Hartless preceded her in death. 

Vickie Ann Story Howell, age 59, of Alma passed away at Coffee Regional Medical Center on Monday, November 1, 2017 after an extended illness. She was a native of Bacon County and daughter of the late Joshua Hall Story and Carlene Mercer Westberry. Her daughter Pamela Ann Howell preceded her …

Deborah Kay Shackelford, age 64 of Baxley passed away suddenly Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio on April 29, 1953 to the late Elijah Sandlin, Jr. Her brother Kelly Sandlin preceded her in death.

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