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Eldon Daniel “Chic” Woolard, Sr., 89, of St. Marys, GA was received into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, April 5, 2021 after a short illness.  He was born in Folkston, to the late Lewis Steve Woolard and Myrtle Conner Woolard and had lived in St. Marys for the past 55 years where he …

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Thomas George Strickland, 40, of Waynesville passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Southeast Ga. Health Systems in Brunswick, GA. following a brief illness.

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Pearlie Mae McRea-Gibbs, 86, a native of Folkston and resident  of Hinesville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 at Memorial Health in Savannah, GA.  She was born on March 30, 1935 to the late, Eddie Lee McRea, Sr. and Ida Bell McRea-Brown in Eastman, GA. 

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Jiquion Javon Bolden, 30, a native of Charlton County and resident of Chatham County passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021 as a result of a vehicle accident. 

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On March 21, 2021 God reached down from heaven and picked one of his beautiful flowers, our beloved Mary Reed- Burton. Final arrangements for a memorial service are inconclusive at this time and will be announced at a later date. The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers.

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Terra L. (Merritt) Nordquist, age 49, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Community Hospice in Jacksonville, Fl.

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Ann Elkins Mays, 92, of Folkston, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 in Fernandina Beach, FL in the presence of her daughters.  She was born July 6, 1928 in Eastman, GA to the late Dorrill and Maude Martin Elkins.  She taught 3rd grade until she retired from the Charlton County School System…

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Aaron Neal Griffin, age 39, entered the gates of heaven on March 24, 2021 at UF Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, after a brief illness.

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Sam Morris Eason, Sr., 82, of Folkston, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 in Savannah, GA.  He was born August 18, 1938 in Reidsville, GA to the late Willie Norwood “Brinson” Eason and Ouida Carr Eason.  He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation.  Mr. Sam was a member of Camp…

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As a child, I traveled with my family on various dirt roads. Not many were paved back in the 50s. Sundays found us on the long, crooked Kirkland Still Road in Jeff Davis County headed out to my grandparents’ farm for dinner and our weekly visits. Dinner was served immediately after church, w…

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Let’s talk about road etiquette. If you are traveling on a multi-lane highway and you are in the left lane you should be passing a vehicle in the right lane. If you are in the left lane and you are being passed by a vehicle in the right lane here’s your clue…YOU ARE IN THE WRONG LANE!

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Linder Faye Nowling Solomon, 74, of Hilliard, FL passed away Wednesday March 17, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida.  She was born in DeFuniak Springs, FL on July 4, 1946.  She retired as an Accountant Clerk with the Haskell Company and was a member of the Order of the Easter Star.

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Katrina “Tina” Myers, 55, of Folkston, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 16, 2021, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL after an extended illness.

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James Thomas “Jim” Cox, 60 of Blackshear, GA passed away at his home Sunday, March 14, 2021 following a long battle with Alzheimer ’s disease.  He was born June 17, 1960 in Colville, WA.  He was a maintenance supervisor with Satilla Regional Medical Center for many years before his health fo…

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L. C. Murphy was born on August 1, 1938 to the late, Charlie and Icylean Hannans-Murphy, Sr. in Folkston.  L.C. was educated in the public schools of Charlton County and spent most of this life working in the logging industry with Roy Taylor Logging Company being his last employer.  Other th…

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Connie Mizell, 63, of Folkston, passed away suddenly at her residence March 8, 2021.  She was born October 11, 1957 in Folkston, to the late Harold Mizell and Marie Jernigan Mizell.  She was a member of Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church.  She retired from D. Ray James Prison.

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Edwin Harold Johnson, 62, of Folkston, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Jacksonville, FL after a courageous battle.  He was born December 10, 1958 in Bainbridge, GA.  He was a graduate of the Camden County High School Class of 1977.  He worked for Camden Fire Rescue, Charlton County E…

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Sandra Ann Cobb Iovino, 68, of Callahan, FL passed away Monday, March 8, 2021.  She was born January 19, 1953 in Chicago, IL to the late Lewis M. Cobb and Della Poe Daniels.  

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M. Delores Terrell Davis met Jesus on March 11, 2021 in Fernandina Beach, FL.  She was born September 14, 1934 in Yulee, FL to the late D.W. Terrell and Louise E. Thompson Terrell.  She was Valedictorian of her class at Yulee High School before the school’s conversion.  She could often be he…

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Terry Lee Vicks, 66, a native of Folkston and resident of Brunswick, GA passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021 at the Senior Care Center in St. Marys, GA. He was born on March 18, 1954 to the late, Louis Vicks and Eula Mae Stokes-Vicks in Charlton County.  Terry was educated in the public …

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Kelly Morgan Carter, 32, passed away February 18, 2021 in Orlando, FL.  She was born December 19, 1988 in Waycross, Georgia.  She proudly served in the US Air Force.  She was a member of Sand Hill Baptist Church.

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David Barrett Yarbrough, 42, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 in Palatka, FL.  He was born July 22, 1978 in Waycross, GA.

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Mrs. Janice Marie (Byrd) Wolters, 71 of Coffee County, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.  She is the daughter of the late James lvey Byrd and Florence Byrd Crews of Folkston, GA.

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Mr. Dennis Ray Roberson, 75 of Blackshear, passed away Thursday morning, February 25, 2021 at Memorial Satilla Health.

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On Tuesday February 16, 2021, Thomas Robert Pickren passed away at the age of 75. Tom was born on September 20, 1945 to Jessie Mae Harrison and Woodrow Wilson Pickren of Folkston. Tom was a proud Young Harris College alumnus (Class of 1965) and attended the University of Georgia from 1965 –1…

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Lillian Thrift King, 77, of Folkston, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 in Jacksonville, FL.  She was born November 17, 1943 in Waycross, GA to the late Mose Thrift and Louise Cox Thrift.  She was a member of the Homeland Church of God of Prophecy.  Mrs. King and her husband were the owne…

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Julia Faye Thomas Herrington, 88, of   Hilliard, FL  passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida.  She was born in Blackshear, GA October 6, 1932 to the late Ephraim Thomas and Susie Crawford Thomas.  She owned her own bookkeeping and tax business for nearly 38 years and …

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  Dorothy Mae Bowen Hunt-Hennigan, 69, of Folkston passed away Thursday, February 25 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick, GA. She was born August 31, 1951 in Virgilina, VA to the late Andrew Bowen and Ada Blanks. She was a homemaker and a Jehovah Witness faith. 

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Louise Lamar Haywood was born in Talbotton, GA, the third of seven children to James and Henrietta Mitchell Lamar. Her parents James (1971) and Henrietta (2009), and four of her siblings Leonard, James Jr., Hazel, and Tom all preceded her in death. Two siblings, Lucile and Robert (Chestine),…

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Glenda Faye Courson Batten,  77, of White Oak, GA passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at her home.  She was born September 3, 1943 in Blackshear, GA to the late Earnie Courson and Willie Faye Courson.  

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Linda Rudine Austin-Mack was born on June 22, 1955 to the late, Rudolph and Eula Jones-Austin, Sr. in Charlton County. Linda was educated in the public school system of Charlton County and was reared in Jerusalem Holiness Church as a child, but later became a member of Bethlehem Holiness Chu…

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Donald W. Trednick, Jr. died at the age of 80 on February 12, 2021 after a short illness.  He was born December 28, 1940 in Miami, FL.  His parents were the late Donald W. Trednick, Sr. and Jesse Frances Anulty. 

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William Gerald Todd, 76, passed away February 14, 2021 after an extended illness in St. Marys, GA.  He was born July 16, 1944 in Evans County, GA to the late Bernice and Melrose Sapp Todd.  He was baptized at First Baptist Church in Claxton at an early age.  He graduated from Claxton High Sc…

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Shyann Veronica Tafralian, age 25, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2021 at her home in Kingsland. 

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Scottia L. Kelly-Gaston, 80, passed away on February 18, 2021, at the residence following a lengthy illness.

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Curtis Mack Davis, III, 43, of Jesup, GA passed away at his home, Saturday, February 13, 2021.  He was born July 31, 1977 in Florissant, MO.  He was employed with the Federal Prison System in Jesup, GA as a Recreation Specialist.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Homeland, GA.

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Mr. Myers Glenn Walker, age 86 passed away on the afternoon of Sunday, February 7, 2021 at Southeast Georgia Health System in St. Marys, GA. 

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Lieutenant Colonel James L. Trudeau USMC (Retired) age 82, passed away on January 23, 2021.  He was born February 10, 1938 in New York, NY and raised in Windsor CT.  Jim was a graduate of the Loomis Chaffee School class of 1956. After graduation he postponed his admission to Brown University…

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Gerald Elderage Padgett, 71, of Hilliard, FL passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021 in Jacksonville, FL following a lengthy illness.  He was born September 23, 1949 in Brooker, FL to the late A. Z. Padgett and Myrtice Tillman Padgett.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.  He was a …

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Katherine Crews Lloyd, 90, of Folkston, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021 in Waycross, GA.  Katherine (Kitty) was born September 13, 1930 in Folkston, to the late Andrew Bryant Crews and Kate Simmons Crews.  She lived over 20 years in St. Marys, where she was a member of Westside Baptis…

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Glenn Dee "Sixshooter" Owens, 59, of St. George, passed on January 20, 2021 at his home after a brief illness. He was born to Garland and Ina Owens in Palatka, Florida on June 27, 1961.

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Gary Allen Arbogast, 73, of Homeland, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at Folkston Park after an extended illness.  He was born October 25, 1947 in Hillsdale, Michigan to the late David Frederick Arbogast and Patty Jean Rumsey Arbogast.  He proudly served his country in the United States…

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Robert Lee Woolard, or known by family as Dobbie, of Folkston, was born on September 25, 1947 to the late Lum and Lilly Woolard. After a brief illness, he passed away on January 18, 2021 at the age of 73. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister and two brothers, Joyce Woo…

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Nicholas “Nicky” Elton Wade, 71, of Hilliard, FL passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in Jacksonville, FL.  He was born January 7, 1950 in Folkston, to the late Harold John Wade and Jeanette Smith Wade. 

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Glenn Milton Taylor, 78, of Folkston, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2021 with his loving children by his side.  He was born August 6, 1942 in Waycross to the late Anton Leroy Taylor and Margaret Irene Osborn Taylor.  He was a member of Homeland United Methodist Church.  He was the owner of …

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On January 15, 2021 the Lord God Almighty called his faithful servant Nat Smith home.  Nat was born on April 17, 1937 in Nassau County, FL to the late John and Mollie Smith.  He attendend Hilliard High School.  After moving to Fernandina Beach, he worked for Sears for over 25 years.  His pas…

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Deacon Thomas N. Reed, 79, of Folkston, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at UF Health Shands in Jacksonville, FL following a lengthy illness. He was born on February 14, 1941 to the late Eugene and Mary Adams-Reed in Hilliard, FL.  

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Samuel A. Paparo, 87, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on January 13, 2021.  He was born on June 19, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to Susie G. and Frank Paparo.  He moved to Florida in 1967 with his wife Ann, to whom he was married for 56 years.

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