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JONES - George E. Jones, 62, of St. Marys died on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.
A visitation will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25 at the Wheeler Street Church of God, located at 900 Wheeler St. in St. Marys.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26 at Wheeler Street Church of God, with Pastor Verdell Griffin officiating.

BUNKLEY - Maude Stella Bunkley, 64, of Waynesville died on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000 at her residence.
Bunkley was born in Patterson in 1935. She had lived in south Georgia all of her life. She was retired as a fire tower operator with Glynn County Georgia Forestry Commission after 39 years.
Bunkley, a homemaker, was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Hardy Warner and Goldie Batten Warner of Brantley County; and two brothers, Omer Warner of Holly Hill, Fla. and Jackie Anderson of Brantley County.
Survivors include her husband, Johnny Bunkley of Waynesville; a son, John William "J.W." Bunkley of Waynesville; two daughters, Deborah Snyder of Brunswick and Donna Gibbs of Middleburg, Fla.; a brother, John Warner of Eureka, Fla.; three sisters, Lula Mae Turner of Waynesville, Minnie Taylor of Ormond Beach, Fla. and Mary Burchfield of Harrison, Ark.; five grandchildren, Jason Gibbs, Andy Gibbs, Angel Hilburn, Peggy Snyder and Lisa Bunkley, all of Brunswick; a great-grandson, Johnathan Dakota Bunkley of Brunswick; several nieces and nephews; and a companion, Gigi.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Ed Hurst officiating. Burial followed at Homeward Cemetery in Camden County.
Active pallbearers were Don Bunkley, Randy Hilburn, Larry Turner, Allen Taylor, Billy Usher and Billy Warner. Honorary pallbearers were Buddy Taylor and Dr. Mitchell Jones and staff.
Chapman Funeral Chapel of Brunswick was in charge of the arrangements.

CLARK - James Thomas Clark, 80, of Morgan City, La. died on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000.
Clark was a resident of Kingsland and had retired from Union Carbide in 1987. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II in the Pacific region.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Ruby Cooner Clark of Morgan City, La.; one son, James Gerald Clark (Jimmy and Lora) of Kingsland; one daughter, Barbara Clark of Patterson, La.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Clark was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at Ibert's Chapel in Patterson, La.

SMITH - Trudie Tyre Smith, 95, died on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000 in Baptist Village, following a long illness.
Smith was a native of Appling County. She and her husband had lived in Holly Hill, Fla. a number of years before moving to Pierce County in the mid-1980s.
Smith was a homemaker. She was said to be a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Waycross. She and her late husband, Pastor O.C. Smith, had served a number of churches in south Georgia before their retirement several years ago.
Smith was a daughter of the late Hansel and Sarah Jane Griffis Tyre. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pastor O.C. Smith; two sons, Colvin Smith and Rudolph Smith; two daughters, Eugenia Bethea and Audrey Shedd; and several other relatives.
Survivors include a daughter, Jean Exum of Blackshear; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8 from the Lake Chapel Progressive Primitive Baptist Church near Patterson, with Pastor Den Weniger officiating. Interment will be in the Lake Chapel Cemetery.
Smith will remain at the funeral home and will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.
Pearson-Treadwell Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

GREEN - Ulysses Green Sr., 69, of Fernandina Beach, Fla. died on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Green was born on May 22, 1931 in White Oak to the late Milton and Carrie Randolph Green. He attended the public schools of Camden County.
At an early age, Green joined Clinch Chapel United Methodist Church in the Tarboro community of White Oak. He later moved to Fernandina Beach and became a member of Macedonia AME Church in Fernandina Beach.
He retired from Rayonier Pulp Mill in 1993 after 41 years. He was a part-time policeman for the County of Nassau for over seven years.
Survivors include his sons, Ulysses "Joe Black" Green Jr. of Fernandina Beach, Milton (Barbara) Green of Islamabad, Pakistan and Dulie Green of St. Marys; two daughters, Elizabeth Green of Atlanta and Shikima Green of Fernandina Beach; one brother, Pastor J.C. Green of Jacksonville, Fla.; four sisters, Aldora (Willie) Miller of Fernandina Beach, Marie (Jerome) Hawkins of Jacksonville, Lessie (James) Harrison of Chester, Pa. and Ruth (J.W.) Hamilton of White Oak; one step-sister, Rosa L. Willis of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a nephew, Edmond (Skipper) Green of Jacksonville; two nieces, Charlene Green and Cheryl Green of Jacksonville; and two sisters-in-law, Elsie Green of Fernandina Beach and Doris Green of White Oak.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2:30 p.m. at Clinch Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 165 Owens Ferry Rd. in White Oak, officiated by Pastor James D. Smith. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in White Oak.
Active pallbearers were Calvin Small, William Small, Amos Gibbs, Hampy Ancrum, Simon Walker and Robert Walker.
Myers Funeral Home of Woodbine was in charge of arrangements.

LAUDERBAUGH - Tammy Sutherland Lauderbaugh, 26, of St. Marys died on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000 at her residence.
Lauderbaugh was a native of Charleston, S.C. She had resided in Camden County for the past 12 years, and had been employed with the Guest House Inn.
She was a member of the Coastal Baptist Church in St. Marys.
Survivors include her husband, Jeffrey Lauderbaugh of Groton, Conn.; father, Mike Sutherland of St. Marys; mother, Jo Ann Sutherland of St. Marys; paternal grandmothers, Lois V. Smith of Avon Park, Fla. and Mary G. Bedgood of Swainsboro; two sons, Andrew Tyler of Starke, Fla. and Kevin Lauderbaugh of Groton, Conn.; four daughters, Kayla S. Huff of Illinois, Fallan Tyler of Starke, Fla. and Stephanie and Serenity Lauderbaugh, both of Groton, Conn.; one sister, Janet Floyd of Williamsburg, Va.; and one brother, Kenneth Hiers of St. Marys.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys from noon until service time at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Pastors Sam Crosby and Edward Dixon will officiate. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Clinton Howard Sr., Sonny Trapnell, Tony Thomas, John Fields, Todd McClure, Michael Dominiak, Tom Brown, Dale Melton and Kelly Brewer.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

PRUDOT - Lt. John Thomas Prudot, 58, of Fernandina Beach, Fla. died on Monday, Nov. 27, 2000, while on a visit to his daughter's home in South Carolina.
Prudot was a native of St. Louis, Mo. He was the son of the late Thomas and Nellie Russo Prudot.
Prudot served his country in the United States Navy for 22 years, including service during the Vietnam War, retiring in 1982. While in the navy, he was a scuba and underwater training instructor, and trained to be a Navy Seal.
After his military service, he was employed as a technical writer for Northrup-Grumman Aviation for 16 years.
Prudot had resided in Nassau County since 1992, after relocating from Merritt Island, Fla. He attended the Memorial United Methodist Church in Fernandina Beach.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Mazza Prudot of Fernandina Beach; five daughters, Sonya Marie (Steven) Rose of Gales Ferry, Conn., Pamela Nicole Dyke of Merritt Island, Fla., Christine Mae Barkley of Orlando, Fla., Gina Mazza (Dr. William) Sawyer of Saluda, S.C. and Lisa Marie Mazza of St. Marys; two sons, John Russo Prudot of Orlando, Fla. and Gregory Clay (Kelli) Mazza of Ponte Vedra, Fla.; two sisters, Jeanette Prudot of New Port Richey, Fla. and Judy Wood of Tampa, Fla.; one brother, James (Maureen) Prudot of Land O' Lakes, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church, with Pastor Bruce Jones officiating. Interment followed in Bosque Bello Cemetery with full military honors by the United States Navy.
Pallbearers were John Prudot, Sgt. First Class Joe Quesnell, John Quesnell, James Prudot, Dennis Prudot, Senior Chief Michael Thomas, Senior Chief Keith Post and Carlton Walden.
The family received friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Navy Relief Society or the Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 601 Centre St., Fernandina Beach, Fla. 32034.
Oxley-Heard Funeral Home of Fernandina Beach was in charge of arrangements.

LAWRENCE - Melvin "Coony" Lawrence Jr., 63, of Kingsland died on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001 at Camden Medical Center in St. Marys, after a brief illness.
Lawrence was born on Oct. 8, 1937 in Camden County to Melvin Lawrence Sr. and Juanita Riddle Lawrence.
He attended the local schools of Camden County. Lawrence was retired as an employee of the City of Kingsland.
Survivors include a special friend, Theodoshia Glover of Kingsland; two daughters, Verlene King and Arlene Brewer, both of Kingsland; one son, Mack E. (Sheila) Lawrence of Kingsland; six grandchildren, Shakia Lawrence and Sharmeel Woods, both of Cincinnati, Ohio, Fredrick Myers Jr. of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Micesha Woods, LaTonya Brewer and Roderick Brewer Jr., all of Kingsland; one great-grandson, Dominique Hargrave Jr.; one sister, Pearlena (Solomon) Sinkfield; four aunts, Lucille Whitaker, Ethel M. Fields, Lois Roberts and Lizzie Taylor, all of Kingsland; one niece, Rekina (Kenneth) Mason of Newport News, Va.; one nephew, Keith (Forbetta) Hardney of Kingsland; and a host of cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 29 at 1 p.m. at Carnegie United Methodist Church in the Kinlaw community of Woodbine, with Pastor Henry Joyner Jr. officiating.
Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery on Old Still Road in the Kinlaw community of Woodbine.
Active pallbearers were family friends.
Myers Funeral Home of Woodbine was in charge of arrangements.

THOMPSON - William Douglas Thompson, 52, of St. Marys died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001 at his residence. 
A native of Philadelphia, Pa., he had resided in St. Marys for the past 12 years. He was retired from the United States Navy with 20 years of service and was employed by J.A. Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Susan Thompson; two daughters, Michelle Thompson of Statesboro and Jayme Thompson of St. Marys; his mother, Carol Johns Thompson of Lake City, Fla.; two brothers, James Thompson of Victorsville, Calif., and Edward Thompson of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Carole McWhorter of Loganville; and several nieces and nephews. 
Allison Memorial Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2001 in the chapel at Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay with Chaplain Rory Hermann officiating. 
The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of Southeast Georgia, 333 S. Ashley St, Kingsland, Ga., 31548. 

Alex Chaney, former chief deputy for the Camden County Sheriff's Office and a 50-year veteran of local law enforcement, died Saturday, April 7 at the age of 95. 
He was a resident of St. Marys Convalescent Center at the time of his death. 
Born in 1905 in White Oak, Chaney served under three different sheriffs and also worked for the Kingsland and Woodbine police departments. He officially retired from the Camden County Sheriff's Office in December 1972 after working there for 21 years. 
Chaney, whose father was once sheriff of Camden County, served as chief deputy under Willie Smith, father of incumbent Sheriff Bill Smith.
Chaney will be remembered as a fair and hard-working law enforcement officer. 
"Alex Chaney has an unparalleled record of service to the people of Camden County," said Sheriff Bill Smith. "He served in the days when officers had to be a lot more independent and resourceful, but he was able to handle it all from bootleggers to stolen cars and everything in between."
A visitation was held Monday at Shepherd Funeral Home in Folkston. Burial was held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Colesburg-Tompkins Cemetery in Colesburg. 

WILSON - Estella Wilson, 89, of White Oak died on Thursday, March 29, 2001 at the Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center in Brunswick.
Wilson was born on Nov. 26, 1911 in Camden County. She was the third child of Garfield and Amy Wilson. She was educated in the Camden County School System.
Wilson lived in Camden County for most of her life. She resided in Savannah for a short period of time.
Wilson joined Jerusalem No. 1 Baptist Church at an early age. She served as usher president for many years until her health began to fail.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Henry and Vandora Baker of Spring Buff; two grandchildren, Jamie Baker and Pamela Ann Murphy; a great-granddaughter, Cynthia Wilson Walker (Aaron) of Meridian; one grandson, John (Lajoy) Wilson of Brunswick; one granddaughter, Tamarah Mills of Brunswick; great-grandsons John Parrish Jr. and Paxon Parrish of Brunswick; one sister-in-law, Luida Wilson of White Oak; one brother-in-law, Henry Brunswick of Folkston; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 7 at Jerusalem No. 1 Baptist Church in White Oak, with Pastor Charles L. Green officiating. Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery in White Oak.
Active pallbearers were the nephews of the deceased.
Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of Jerusalem No. 1 Baptist Church.
Myers Funeral Home of Woodbine was in charge of arrangements.

LAFORTUNE - Aldrick LaFortune, 84, of Woodbury, N.J., died on March 28, 2001. 
He was born March 18, 1917 in Port of Spain, West Indies to the late Fedrick and Conception LaFortune. LaFortune attended public schools. 
Survivors include Mary Louise LaFortune; one brother, Knolly LaFortune; sisters, Vitonia LaFortune, Euphemia Bonair, Kathleen LaFortune, Phyllis Kallo and Vialet LaFortune; two sisters-in-law, Freeta Massey of Waverly and Naomi Speed of Kingsland; two brothers-in-law, Rossie Massey of Waverly and Osby Jackson Sr. of Kingsland; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2001 at the Church of God by Faith in Spring Bluff, with Minister James Ammons officiating. A visitation was held for one hour prior to the service.
Active pallbearers were his nephews. Honorary pallbearers were his family and friends.
Burial followed at Rising Daughter Cemetery. 

TOBBY - Margaret Tobby, 51, of Kingsland died on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at Memorial Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla.
Tobby was employed with Aventis Crop Science Company in Woodbine for 27 years. She was a lady who loved to fish. 
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline (Stanley) Brooks of Jacksonville, Fla.; a son, David Brand Malone of New York; four sisters, Doruth Murphy of Brunswick, Teresa Carter of Rochester, N.Y., Rose Marie (Victor) Carter of Rochester, N.Y. and Jacquelyn Tobby of Waycross; four brothers, Timothy Murphy of Texas, and Kenneth Roy, Johnny carter and Willie Frank Carter, all of Rochester, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.
A wake was held at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 11 inside the Butler Memorial Chapel at Myers Funeral Home in Woodbine.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 12 at 11 a.m. at Georgia Avenue Church of God in Kingsland, with Dr. Charles Buck officiating. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in the Kinlaw community of Woodbine.
Active and honorary pallbearers were coworkers from Aventis Crop Science Company.
Myers Funeral Home of Woodbine was in charge of arrangements.

JONES - Karen Treffs Jones, 56, of St. Marys died on Friday, June 8, 2001 at Shands Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Fla.
Jones was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y. She had resided in Camden County for more than seven years. She was the manager of Atlantic Coast Title Company.
Jones was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church of St. Marys, American Business Women's Association and Friends of Greyhounds as Pets.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Earl Jones of St. Marys; two daughters, Cynthia Marie Goldstein of Gulf Port, Fla. and Donna Marie Frost of Sarasota, Fla.; and five grandchildren, Ashley Frost, Lindsey Frost, Glenn Frost Jr., Joseph Lee Reid and Austin Michael Reid.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 10 at 8 p.m. from Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys, with Pastor William Mac Flowers officiating. Visitation was held prior to services from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Friends of Greyhounds as Pets, P.O. Box 54249, Jacksonville, Fla. 32245-4249.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys was in charge of arrangements.

FLOYD - Hiron "Buster" Floyd, 86, of St. Marys died on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at his home.
Floyd was born to Johnny and Onnie Bell Floyd on Oct. 25, 1914 in St. Marys. He was affiliated with the Wheeler Street Church of God as a deacon. 
Floyd was married to the late Reatha Mae Floyd.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Floyd; 24 children, Charles (Joyce), Hiron (Bernadette), Constance (George-deceased), Theola (Charles), Idella (Bernard), Judy (Calvin), Patricia (Carl), Reather Gail (Raymond-deceased), Dennis (Alice) Wayne (Gail), Shelton (Diane), Terry (Ernestine), Valarie (Nathan), Rosalyn, Vanessa (Marceus), Onnie Bell (Sean), Ronald, Hiram, Patricia (Bryan), Ptomely, Michell (John), Annanday (John), Paul and Sharleen.
Survivors also include 78 grandchildren; 91 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Special friends consist of Frank Williams and Bernard Green; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and a mother-in-law, sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, all of Guyana, South America.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 10 at 1 p.m. at Wheeler Street Church of God with Pastor Verdell Griffin Sr. and Pastor Reather Gail Campbell officiating.
Active pallbearers were Charles Floyd Jr., Dwight Jones, Keith Floyd, Bryan Jones, Tracy Livingston, Raymond Campbell III, Carl Jenkins Jr. and Steve Campbell.
Honorary pallbearers were Frank Williams, Matthew Jones, Billy Wilson, Sammie L.Campbell, Ronald Washington, Ulysses Pinkney, Artie Jones Sr., Ivy Ross, Min. Willie Overstreet and George Raysor Jr.
Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Sunset Funeral Home of Kingsland was in charge of arrangements.

WALKO - Stanley George Walko Sr., 82, of St. Marys died on Friday, June 8, 2001 at his residence.
Walko was born in Pennsylvania. He was a prior resident of Port St. Joe, Fla. and had been a resident of St. Marys for 46 years. He served in the U.S. Army for seven years, and was most recent a retired pipefitter from Gilman Paper Company.
He was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in West Newton, Pa., a member of AARP Camden County in St. Marys and a member of the Quale Historical Society in Camden County.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred H. Walko of St. Marys; two daughters and son-in-law, Iris Walko and Marian and Phillip Howell, all of Wewahitchka, Fla.; three sons, Michael A. Walko of St. Marys, Stanley G. Walko Jr. of Kinard, Fla. and Roland Hernandez of Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Josephine Miller of Eldersburg, Md.; a brother, Joseph "Wink" Walko of West Newton, Pa.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Rosary service was held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 10 at the funeral home and visitation followed until 9 p.m.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 11 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic church in St. Marys. Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Active pallbearers were Howard Jones, Henry Buchanan, Dwight McCollough, Ken Day, Donnie Rominger, Lance Weldon, Robert McCullers and Lawton Teston.
Honorary pallbearers were members of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local #1128, co-workers from Gilman Paper Company and AARP Camden County Chapter of St. Marys.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church or Hospice of the Golden Isles.
Edo Miller-Dekle-Wainwright Funeral Home of Kingsland was in charge of arrangements.

MOLE - Alexander H. Mole Jr., 57, of Woodbine died on Wednesday, June 6, 2001 at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.
Mole was born in Orlando, Fla. He had been a resident of Camden County for 20 years. He was employed with Ellis & Gross Contractors of Kingsland.
Mole was an avid collector and restorer of antique cars. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Wendy A. Horne and Rebecca Dawn Mole, both of Woodbine; a son, Mark Alexander Mole of Woodbine; his mother, Wilma Mole of Woodbine; a sister, Cynthia Ellis of Woodbine; two granddaughters, Kayla and Cheyanna Horne, both of Woodbine; two nephews; and his fiancee, Shirley Horne of Woodbine.
The family received friends on Saturday, June 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Edo Miller Dekle Wainwright Funeral Home.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 10 at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys, officiated by Pastor Lewis Norwood.
Edo Miller-Dekle-Wainwright Funeral Home of Kingsland was in charge of arrangements.

TYSON - Channie Tyson,68, of Woodbine died Sunday, June 10, 2001 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.
She was born on May 27, 1933 to Robert and Willie Mae Hamilton of White Oak and was educated in the Camden County School System. She met and married Franklin Tyson Sr. in 1951 and together they had four children.
She is survived by her husband, Franklin Tyson Sr.; a son, Franklin Tyson Jr.; three daughters, Verneicea (Clifton) Butler, Veronica (Jimmy) Gordon; Victoria (Johnnie) Pinkney; three brothers, Caesar J. (Rena) Hamilton, Leroy Hamilton and Joseph Hamilton; all of Camden County; two sisters, Hagar Mungin of Jacksonville, Fla., and Rebecca (Jonathan) Carter of Woodbine. 
Myers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Tyson will lie in state in the Jacob Butler Memorial Chapel at Myers Funeral Home in Woodbine prior to the funeral service. 
The funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2001 at Miracle Temple Outreach Ministries in Woodbine, with Dr. E.C. Livingston Jr. officiating. 
Honorary pallbearers will be family and friends. Camden County Sheriff's Department will provide active pallbearers.
Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in White Oak.

RHONE - Houston Rhone Sr., 85, of St. Marys died on Sunday, July 29, 2001.
Rhone was the fourth child of the late Alexander and Victoria Butler Rhone. He was born in Camden County on July 13, 1916.
Rhone joined Young Zion Baptist Church at an early age and became deacon under the leadership of his pastor. He served faithfully until his health began to fail.
He retired from Gilman Paper Company in 1981. He was married to the late Mildred Armstrong Rhone.
Survivors include one daughter, Marion Murray (Cleon) of St. Marys; two sons, Houston Rhone Jr. (Gwendolyn) of St. Marys and Tyrone Rhone (Leila) of Atlanta; two sisters, Vernita Jenkins and Arline Robinson, both of St. Marys; one grandson, James Rhone; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Rhone of St. Marys and Della Armstrong of Houston, Texas; a goddaughter, Ella Wilson; devoted cousin, Deacon Wordie Hubbard; devoted friends, Frank Moore, Deacon Kelly Hubbard and Ethel Lee Glover; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. at Young Zion Baptist Church, with Pastor Quan D. Glover officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Honorary pallbearers were officers of Young Zion Baptist Church. Active pallbearers were nephews.
Sunset Funeral Home of Kingsland was in charge of arrangements. 

NORTON - Nettie A. Ryals Norton, 87, of St. Marys died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001 at Camden Medical Center in St. Marys. 
She was a native and lifelong resident of St. Marys and had been a homemaker all of her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Marys and the Dorcas Sunday School Class. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Davis Norton. Survivors include a daughter, Ruby Green of St. Marys; five sons and daughters-in-law; Roy and Iris Norton of St. Marys, Albert "Gene" and Janis Norton of Panama City, Fla., and Anthony L. and Yvette Norton of Jacksonville, Fla., and Joseph and Pat Norton of St. George; one sister and brother-in-law, Leona and Burney Green of Fernandina, Fla.; one brother, Petty Ryals of Fernandina, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. 
A visitation was held Thursday, Aug. 9, 2001 at Edo Miller-Dekle Wainwright Funeral Home. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2001 with the Rev. Steve Kegley and the Rev. Hilton Gillespie officiating. 
Active pallbearers for the service will be Todd Norton, Anthony Norton, Jeff Harrison, Robert Lee, Rick Raulerson and Craig Kehoe. Honorary pallbearers will be the Dorcas Sunday School Class. 
Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.

DEWEY - Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. William Harold Dewey, 81, of St. Marys died on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001 at the Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center in Brunswick.
Dewey was a native of Van Buren County in Michigan. He had resided in Camden and Glynn County for the past 48 years. He was a graduate of Paw Paw Michigan High School and a graduate of Michigan State University.
Dewey was a retired commander in the U.S. Navy with 26 years of service and served as an executive officer at NAS Glynco. He served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam where he served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations in the Pentagon.
After retirement he was the assistant county administrator for 10 years in Glynn County.
Dewey was a member of the Brunswick Kiwanis Club and Christ Church Episcopal of St. Simons Island.
Survivors include his wife, Doris B. Dewey of St. Marys; two daughters, Cindy Dewey of Newnan and Sue Dewey of Lawrence, Kan.; one son, Mark Dewey of Melbourne Beach, Fla.; one step-son, John Robert "Buck" Davis of Kingsland; one sister, Miriam Hurley of East Lansing, Mich.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Chapman Funeral Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. at Christ Church Frederica on St. Simons Island.
Pallbearers will be members of the Brunswick Kiwanis.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Glynn County Heart Association.
Chapman Funeral Chapel of Brunswick is in charge of arrangements.

HOFF - Etta Lucelia Hoff, 59, of Woodbine died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla.
Prior to moving to Camden County, Hoff was an educator and administrator.
She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Luseni J. Hoff Sr.; two daughters, Dr. Emily Hoff-Sullivan (Mack) and Dr. Victoria Hoff; three sons Daniel E. Milton Jr. (Facia), L. Jenkins Hoff Jr.; and Fitzgerald B. Hoff; two sisters, Victoria B. Sancea and Mary Thomas (David); five grandchildren, L. Jenkins Hoff III; Camille D. Sullivan; Taylor D. Sullivan; Mack H. Sullivan III; and Danielle J. Milton. Survivors also include a host of other relatives including cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2001 at the First African Baptist Missionary Church in Kingsland. Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001, with interment to follow.
Myers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

GREEN - Julia Pearl Green of Waverly died on Sunday, June 2, 2002 at the Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center in Brunswick.
Green joined the church as a child in Donovan. Later her family moved to Davisboro where they made their home. She later met her husband, the late Rev. Howard Green, in Camden, N.J.
She moved to Spring Bluff in Camden County in 1985. She joined the Mt. Orum Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of T.L. Benton and present pastor, Rev. Johnny Wrice.
Survivors include one sister, Magnolia Mitchell of Spring Bluff; four nephews, Moses Wynn of Spring Bluff, Horace (Carrie) Wynn of Savannah, Curtis (Mary) Wynn of Louisville and Amos Robinson of Brunswick; and five nieces, Lena Chandler of Chicago, Ill., Lizzie Hummings of Woodbine, Juanita (Sidney) Atkinson of Waverly, Pearlie Jackson of Jacksonville, Fla. and Lillie (Victor) Russing of Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 8 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Orum Baptist Church, located on Mt. Orum Church Lane in Waverly, with Rev. Johnny Wrice officiating. Interment will be in Rising Daughter Cemetery in Waverly.
Active pallbearers will be Horace Wynn, Curtis Wynn, Moses Wynn, Amos Robinson, Glen Mack, Donell Mack, Victor Russell, Sidney Atkinson, Deacon Leon Chance and Deacon Roy A. Miller.
Honorary pallbearers will be family and friends.
Myers Funeral Home of Woodbine is in charge of arrangements.

MACK - Prince S. Jones Mack, 79, of Woodbine died on Friday, May 31, 2002, at Quality Health of Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Mack was raised in and attended school in Woodbine. In 1948 she moved to Brooklyn, N.Y., where she lived and worked for 39 years.
In 1987 she retired from Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, N.Y. as a nurse's aide, then she returned to Woodbine.
Survivors include two sons, 1st Sgt. and Mrs. Orrie Jones of Fayetteville, N.C., and Leonard Woods of Staten Island, N.Y.; daughters, Pastor Doffie Silvia and Deloris Jones, both of Woodbine, Joyce Bostic of Rockaway, N.Y., Priscilla Bullock of Staten Island, Andrea McKeithan of Mt. Holly, N.J., Algertha Cuthbert of Woodbine and Remona Sibley of Jacksonville, Fla.; and other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Tumcey Sanders of Miami, Fla., Mr. and Mrs. Martin of Baton Rouge, La. and Lucille Jones of El Paso, Texas.
A wake was held on Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. inside the Butler Memorial Chapel at Myers Funeral Home in Woodbine.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 6 at 11 a.m. at Tabernacle of Prayer For All People in Woodbine, with Pastor Doffie Silvia officiating. Interment was at Woodbine City Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were grandsons of the deceased. Honorary pallbearers were officers of the church and friends of the family.
Myers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

TALLEY - Lenora Irene Talley, 60, of St. Marys died on Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at her residence.
Talley was a native of Lanier County. After living in Texas she had lived in Camden County for the past 13 years. She was a member of Point Peter Baptist Church.
Talley was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, James Leslie Talley Sr. of St. Marys; two daughters, Penny (Michael) Harshner of St. Marys and Rose Guyton (J.R.) Durden of St. Marys; three sons, Robert J. Breed Jr. of Springfield Vt. and David Chris Guyton and Phil Mattison, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; two brothers, John Henry Luke of Ft. Worth, Texas and Harold Bates Luke of Powder Springs; four grandchildren, Jamie Davies, Joseph Paquet, Kimberly Brierly and Vanessa Talley; one great-grandson, Timothy Davies; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Thursday, June 6 at Allison Memorial Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 7 at Point Peter Baptist Church at 11 a.m., with Pastor Doran Womack officiating.
Pallbearers will be Michael Harshner Sr., J.R. Durden and Ronald Mason.
On Friday, June 7 there will be a visitation at Music Funeral Home in Lakeland from 6 to 8 p.m. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 8 at Empire Cemetery in Lakeland at 10 a.m.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.


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