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Chester Raymond Lewis, Jr., 68 of Yulee, Florida passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023, at Baptist Medical Center of Jacksonville. Born on February 16, 1954, in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Chester Lewis and Betty Rodda Lewis. He grew up in Yulee, Florida and graduated from Fernandina…

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Samuel Reed, Jr., 62, of Folkston, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at Southeast Georgia Health System (Brunswick Campus), following a lengthy illness. He was born on April 17, 1960 to Samuel and Shirley Lewis Reed, Sr. in Charlton County (Toledo, GA). Samuel received his primary edu…

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Helen Irene McLean Newell, 98, of Folkston, passed away at her home January 18, 2023.  She was born in Charlton County November 18, 1924 to the late Thomas Hugh McLean, Sr. and Mary Lucille Brock McLean.  She graduated in 1946 from the St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in Savannah, Geo…

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Lois Burch Miller, 86, of Sun City Center, FL, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023. A native of Folkston, she had resided here since December 2015, coming from Callahan, FL where she was a member of Densmore Church of God. 

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Marvin C. Lloyd passed away peacefully Thursday, January 19, 2023 in Jesup, GA after a len-gthy illness.  He was born on May 23, 1940 in Robbinsville, NC.

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Brandon Lee Carter, 35, of Folkston, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2023. He was born in Waycross, GA on November 28, 1987 to the late Gregory Frank Carter and Myra Lynn Anderson Nazworth. Brandon was a member of Sand Hill Baptist Church. 

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Evelyn Palmer, age 84, of Quitman, GA formerly of Folkston, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022, at Langdale Hospice House in Valdosta, GA following a brief illness. Evelyn was born in Live Oak, FL to Osmond and Winifred Palmer on April 17, 1938. She grew up as the oldest of three childr…

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Myra Lynn Anderson Nazworth, 55, of Folkston, passed away at her home Tuesday, January 10, 2023.  She was born July 10, 1967 in Folkston.  She retired from Gilman Paper Company.  She was a member of Camp Pinckney Baptist Church.

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Russell Bruce Barton of Jacksonville, FL entered into eternal rest on January 10, 2023.  He was born September 3, 1960 in Macclenny, FL and resided in Folkston for a brief time.  In his young adult life, he served as a U.S. Marine and later a correctional officer.  In the latter part of his …

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Charles F. O’Quinn, 76, of Riverside Community in Brantley County, GA passed away Monday January 2, 2023 at home after an extended illness.

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Dorothy “Dottie” Crawford Billings, age 67, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on January 3, 2023, unexpectedly after a brief illness.  She was born in Victorville, California on November 11, 1955, to her loving parents, Vilas Eugene “Gene” Crawford and Carolyn “Sue” Alexander Crawford.  

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Donald “Don” Robert Woodman, 77, of Jacksonville, FL passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2022 in Jacksonville following a lengthy illness.  He was born March 14, 1945 in Portage, Wisconsin to the late Donald Colonius Woodman and Rubie L. (Nihrlich) Woodman.  “Woody” as he was known in the se…

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Russell Gene Vinson, 80, of Waycross, GA passed away on December 28, 2022. He was born to the late Russell Gaston Vinson and Maybelle Hendley Vinson. 

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James Walter Scully, Jr., 78, of Folkston, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. He was born in Kingston, New York on August 16, 1944 to the late James Walter Scully, Sr. and Ida Mae Ellsworth. He was a truck driver by trade. James attended Woodard Chapel Church in Waycross, GA.

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Marcia Lynn Capps, age 69, passed away, Tuesday, December 27, 2022 surrounded by her loved ones. 

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Linda Louise Hamilton Sikes, 60, of Folkston, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2022. She was born in Folk-ston, on June 27, 1962 to the late Leonard Hamilton and Viola Hamilton. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

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Billy Carol Bryant, 79, of Folkston, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2022. He was born in Jacksonville, FL on September 21, 1943 to the late George Neal Bryant and Belle Altman Bryant. Billy served his country in the Air Force for nine years where he worked on air craft and was Crew Ch…

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Charles Eugene Mc- Coy, 87, of St. George, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. He was born in Wheeler County on April 2, 1935 to the late Virgil Lee McCoy and Sallie Ryals McCoy.In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a MCCOY grandson, Duane McCoy.He is survived…

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James ‘Jim’ Lawrence Eaton, Jr., 72, of Waycross, GA passed away Friday, December 9, 2022 at Satilla Hospice House following a lengthy illness. He was born October 2, 1950 in Folkston.He attended West Georgia College and received his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State Co…

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Thomas Luther Crawford, Jr., 53, of St. George, GA passed away peacefullyat his home Monday, December 12, 2022. He was born February 27, 1969 in Jacksonville, FL. He enjoyed playing the drums, singing and spending time with his family and grandkids. New Life Baptist Church in St. George hold…

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Betty L. Geiger Banister, 84, of Hilliard, Florida passed away on Thursday,December 15, 2022. She was born in Hilliard, Florida on June 11, 1938 to the late Bert Geiger, Sr. and Rosa Mizell Geiger. Betty was a member of Smoke Rise Baptist Church in Tucker, Georgia. She was raised in Buford G…

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Mildred Marie Jones Marsh, 72, of Hilliard, FL passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2022. She was born in Norfolk, VA on June 10, 1950 to the late Reddin Marvin Jones and Laura Mae Jones. Mildred loved playing bingo, crocheting and spending time with her family.

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John Michael  Hanning, 67, of St. George, went home to be with his Lord on November 30, 2022. He was born in Corpus Cristi, Texas on December 27, 1954 to the late John Lennon Hanning and Betty Rodgers Hanning. John was a member of Peoples Baptist Church. He loved fishing, hunting, and going …

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Clara Anita Green Williams begin her life on April 16, 1971 in Folkston.  She was the beloved daughter of Eddie James Green and Doretha Johnson. Clara‘s childhood was very active and athletic. She played multiple sports and excelled in track with basketball being her favorite. During her sen…

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Roscoe Warren Purvis, Jr., 77, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2022 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia and his loving family.

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Leah Ann Alley Kidd of Folkston, passed away at home on November 25, 2022, at the age of 93.   

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Geraldine Crews Jones, 91, of Folkston, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. She was born in Winokur, GA on June 24, 1931 to the late Samuel “Snapper” Crews and Lelia Hendrix Crews. 

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Mannin Lester Griffin, Sr., 75, of Folkston, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022. He was born in Hoboken, GA on September 15, 1947 to the late Noah Griffin and Bera McDonald Griffin. Mannin loved to fish, watch westerns on television, racing and supporting his grandson in racing. 

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Newton William ‘Boy’ Roddenberry, 97, of Folkston, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022. He was born in Folkston on April 1, 1925 to the late Gadson Solomon ‘G.S.’ Roddenberry and Susie Viola Colson Roddenberry. Newton was a member of Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church. He served his …

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Myra Janet Johns Pearce, 85, of Folkston passed away Tuesday evening, November 22, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah after an extended illness.

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Calvin Johns, 77, of Folkston, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022.  He was born in Folkston, on July 9, 1945 to the late Lillie Johns Carter.  Calvin moved to New Orleans, LA and Mississippi at an early age and resided there for many years.  He worked as a private contractor for the rai…

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George William ‘Lil Bill’ Taylor V, 26, of Folkston, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. He was born in Jacksonville, FL on December 12, 1995 to Tracey Lynn Swindells Scully and George William Taylor III. Bill was a 2014 graduate of Charlton County High School.

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Mrs. Dorothy Louise Roberson was born in Thomaston, Georgia on June 02, 1933, to the late Lucy Mae Ellis and Olin Collins.  Dorothy was one of eight children: five sisters, and two brothers. Dorothy transitioned on Sunday, October 30, 2022, in her home in Folkston, at the age of 89, surround…

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Larry Alexander Dyal, 73, of Hilliard, FL passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. He was born in Folkston, on January 23, 1949 to the late Alexander Dyal and Betty Louise Henderson Dyal. 

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Peggy Lucretia Stroup Jones, 84, of Folkston, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. She was born in Folkston, on March 22, 1938, to the late Richard Bernard Stroup and Juanita “Nita” Stokes Stroup. She was a lifelong active member of First Baptist Church.

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Tanya Lynn Williamson, 33, of Folkston, passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2022. She was born in St. Marys, GA on April 17, 1989 to Phillip Lynn Selph and Cheryl Lynn Henderson. Tanya was a member of multiple Jeep clubs.

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Kirt Lamont Gibbs was the eighth child of nine children, born on April 3, 1963 in Folkston, to Nathaniel and Lou Anne Gibbs.  He confessed his life to Christ at an early age and joined St. Matthews Baptist Church.  Kirt received his education in the Charlton County School System where he pla…

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Larry Alexander Dyal, 73, of Hilliard, FL passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. He was born in Folkston, on January 23, 1949 to the late Alexander Dyal and Betty Louise Henderson Dyal. Larry loved hunting. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Hilliard.

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James ‘Terry’ Terrance Solomon, age 73, of Hilliard, Florida passed away on October 22, 2022.  He was born on November 23, 1948, in Fernandina Beach, Florida to the late Alpha Solomon and Lucille Dubose Solomon.  

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Ashley Brooke Houston, 22, of Hilliard, FL passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022. She was born in Brunswick, GA on August 1, 2000 to the late Michael Anthony Houston and Alycia Catrine Goda Houston.

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Michael Dale Giles, 52, of Folkston, passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2022. He was born in Washington D.C. on December 28, 1969 to the late Donald Dorsey and Sheila Ann Giles. He was a resident of Folkston for over 28 years.

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Geraldine Knowles Butts, 87, of Folkston, passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. She was born in Folkston, on February 9, 1935 to the late Jeffrey Knowles and Lula Lloyd Knowles. Geraldine was a lifelong member of Camp Pinckney Baptist Church. She was a 1954 graduate of Charlton County Hi…

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Roy Lewis Stokes, 79, of Hilliard, FL passed away at his home, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 following a lengthy illness.  He was born November 11, 1942 to the late Herbert A. Stokes, Sr. and Irene Mary Sikes Stokes.  He proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard after he grad…

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Lonnie Ray Cox, Jr., 64, of Folkston, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. He was born in Folkston, on October 4, 1958 to the late Lonnie Ray Cox, Sr. and Margie Woolard Nelson. Lonnie retired from the military in 1995 after serving 20 years in the United States Army, 82nd AirBorne.

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Dorothy “Mrs. Jake” Geneva Sikes Brooks, 57, of Folkston, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2022. She was born in Metter on September 21, 1965 to the late Jewel Rewis Royal and William Jackson Sikes. She worked at Burger King and McDonalds for many years.

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Mark ‘Zeke’ Scott, 68, passed away October 3, 2022, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Mountain Home, Tennessee, following a lengthy illness. Patricia, his wife of 37 years, was at his side.

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Larry McMillan, 77, of Folkston, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2022. He was born on January 17, 1945 to the late Clarence McMillan and Leona Mock McMillan. Larry served as a deacon at Philadelphia Freewill Baptist Church for 45 years, Boy Scout Troop 360 scout volunteer for numerous year…

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Laurence Paul, 82, of Folkston, GA passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022 at UF Health in Jacksonville, FL. He was born on July 11, 1940 in Luangsha, Zambia.

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Jewell Yvonne Johnson Dinkins, 83, of Waverly, GA passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022. She was born in Hilliard, FL on December 2, 1938 to the late Billie Marie Johnson and Raiford Johnson.

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