Miscellaneous Tattnall County, Georgia Obituaries

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Eugene T. DeLoach
      Eugene T. DeLoach, 66, died Saturday, January 8, 2000, at his residence in Glennville after an extended illness. The Tattnall County native had lived in Savannah for 42 years, moving back to Glennville in 1995. He retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections as Chief of Security where he was named Officer of the Year in 1980. He worked for Stephens Tire Company for 18 years and the Tattnall County Board of Education as a school bus driver for the past three years. He was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church.
      He is survived by his wife, Mary F. DeLoach of Glennville; one daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Warren Baxter of Savannah; two stepdaughters, Linda Hendrix of Savannah and Rita Gottwald of Richmond, Virginia; two stepsons, Harry R. Dixon of Mechanics, Virginia, and James R. Dixon of Highland Springs, Virginia; two brothers, CSM (Ret.) Jessie P. DeLoach of Savannah and Frank DeLoach of Sebastian, Florida; two sisters, Janie R. Kirkland of Savannah and Mary B. DeLoach of Yulee, Florida; one granddaughter, Leslie Baxter of Statesboro; six stepgrandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11, at Carter Funeral Chapel in Glennville. Burial was in the Beards Creek Church Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Rusty Stephens, Daniel DeLoach, John Durrence, Jessie DeLoach, John DeLoach, and David DeLoach.
      Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Burkhalter, Billy Momkins, John Sands, Harold Hester, Bernie Weaver, Robert Lindesy, Herman Johnson, Albert Vaoostron, and school bus drivers of the Tattnall County Board of Education.
      Remembrances can be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o P. O. Box 188, Reidsville, Georgia 30453.
      Carter Funeral Chapel of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Barbara NeSmith
      Barbara Morris NeSmith, 39, died Sunday, January 9, 2000, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah after an extended illness. The Evans County native had lived in Glennville most of her life and was a former employee of Murcel Manufacturing Company.
      She is survived by her mother, Anna Lou Morris of Glennville; two sisters, Janice Morris and Melissa Stanfield, both of Glennville; two nieces, Meredith Harrell and Brittany Stanfield, both of Glennville; and several aunts and uncles.
      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11, at Cobb Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel, with the Rev. James M. Holland officiating. Burial was in the Glennville City Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Chris King, William Harrell, Bryan Nall, Glenn Smith, Chris Stanfield, and Wilbert Knight.
      Cobb Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Eunice M. Rogers
      Eunice M. Rogers, 69, died January 8, 2000, at her residence under the care of Hospice of Hinesville. The Tattnall County native had lived most of her life in Baltimore, Maryland, before moving back to Glennville in 1982. She was a dedicated nurse, retiring from the Glenvue Nursing Home in 1998. She was the widow of Samual French Rogers, and was a Baptist.
      She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald G. and Diane Rogers, Sr., of Reidsville; one brother, Fred Wesley Merritt of Richmond Hill; two sisters, Doris Rush of Reidsville and Eloise Floyd of Pembroke; one grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Ronald G. and Kim Rogers, Jr., of Albany; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Memorial funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 10, at Carter Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Wilford Harden. Interment will be at Love's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date.
      Remembrances may be made to Hospice of Hinesville, 115 West Oglethorpe Boulevard, Suite 4, Hinesville, Georgia 31313.
      Carter Funeral Chapel of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

James R. Stanfield
      James R. Stanfield, 62, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah after a long illness. He was a native of Tattnall County and was a retired lieutenant with the Georgia Department of Corrections. He was a member of the Peace Officers Association.
      He is survived by his wife, Margaret Stanfield of Reidsville; two sons, Ronald L. Stanfield of Reidsville and William R. Stanfield of Glennville; one daughter, Janet L. Spikes of Reidsville; two sisters, Diane Bailey of Glennville and Kathleen Currie of Reidsville; two brothers, Wayne Stanfield of Savannah and Ellis Stanfield of Glennville; nine grandchildren: Justin Stanfield, Casey Stanfield, Cory Stanfield, Matthew Stanfield, Kelly Fennell, Brandi McKinnon, Scotty McKinnon, Robert Tanner, and Shawna Tanner; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 7, at Cobb Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel, with Chaplain Charles Mullins officiating. Burial was in Glennville Memorial Gardens.
      Pallbearers were Larry Collins, Ken Claxton, Bobbie Jones, Carroll Fennell, Randal Murray, and Walt Rogers.
      The Georgia State Prison Honor Guard served as honorary pallbearers.
      Cobb Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements. 

Quinton Cammack
Quinton W. Cammack, 59, died Thursday, January 13, 2000, at Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton. The Tattnall County native had lived in Glennville most of his life. He was a retired farmer and was employed by Wayne's Mobile Homes for the past 15 years. He was a member of Watermelon Creek Baptist Church.
      He is survived by his wife, Rachel Cammack of Glennville; one daughter and son-in-law, Laurie and Romeo DeAlejandro of Glennville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael and Terri Cammack of Glennville and Greg Cammack of Glennville; his mother, Bonnie Cammack of Glennville; one sister, Lennie Ruth Hart of Glennville; one brother, Earl Cammack of Glennville; five grandchildren: Jessica and Jennifer Willeford, Quinton and Joey Cammack, and Cody DeAlejandro, all of Glennville; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, January 15, at Watermelon Creek Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Van Power and the Rev. Ernest Dyal. Burial was in the church cemetery.
      Pallbearers were C. L. Sapp, Robert Dubberly, Jerry Kennedy, Louis Geiger, Gene Banks, and Jay Folsom.
      All employees of Wayne's Mobile Homes sat together in his honor.
      Carter Funeral Chapel of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Ada Clary
      Ada Lura Clary, 86, died Monday, January 10, 2000, at her residence in Baltimore, Maryland, after an extended illness. She was a native of Tattnall County but had lived in Maryland for the last 15 years. She was the widow of the late Curtis Eugene Clary of Glennville. She was a member of Arlington Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland.
      She is survived by three sons: Gerald Clary of Springfield, Missouri; Curtis Clary of New Carrollton, Maryland; and Richard "Gene" Clary of Baltimore, Maryland; two daughters, Sue Sunderland of Lutherville, Maryland, and Peggy Thompson of Baltimore, Maryland; one brother, Vernon Todd of Glennville; three sisters: Luna Barnes and Louise Todd of Savannah and Vondell Lindsay of Baltimore, Maryland; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
      Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 15, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, with David Clary and the Rev. Gerald Clary officiating. Burial followed in the Ebenezer Church Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Jimmy Todd, Wayne Todd, Eddie Todd, Jeff Reynolds, Steve Todd, and Bill Wommack.
      Cobb Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

June Durrence
      June Zorn Durrence, 83, died Tuesday, January 11, 2000, at Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton, Georgia. The Tattnall County native was a member of Northside Baptist Church. She was a former Sunday School teacher and pianist at Watermelon Creek Baptist Church and Gospel Baptist Temple.
      She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Juan and Patricia Durrence of Glennville and Ed and Patricia Durrence of Suwanee, Georgia; one daughter and son-in-law, Nell and James Bagwell of Lexington, South Carolina; one son-in-law, George McNair of Lyons; one sister, Sarah Ruth Jones of Glennville; one brother, Dan Zorn of Glennville; one aunt, Annie C. Bruner of Glennville; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 14, at Cobb Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel, with the Rev. Mike Gay and the Rev. Oscar Rowe, Jr., officiating. Burial followed in Watermelon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Gene Dutton, Dale Dutton, Gene Lee, McKinley Brown, Donald Akins, Grady Brannen, and Tommy Moore.
      Cobb Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Hazel D. Sapp
      Hazel D. Sapp, 90, died Friday, January 14, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah after a short illness. The Tattnall County native was a farmer, worked at Ft. Stewart in the 1940s, and was a retired school bus driver. He was the oldest living member of Love's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church. He was also a Mason.
      He is survived by his wife, Evelyn K. Sapp of Glennville; one son, Jerry Sapp of Glennville; one daughter, Judy Tippins of Hinesville; one grandson, David Sapp of Glennville; one granddaughter, Linda Ward of Allenhurst; four brothers: Thad Sapp and Prentice Sapp, both of Savannah; and Otis Sapp and Russell Sapp, both of Jacksonville, Florida; six sisters: Trudy Arbuckle, Lois Starland, Eula Mae Lanier, and Eva Martin, all of Jacksonville, Florida; and Bertha Todd of Bristol and Laverne Harris of Jesup; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
      Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 16, at Cobb Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel, with Elder W. H. Durrence officiating. Burial followed in Love's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Dennis Ward, Kenny Brannen, Harry Middleton, Keith Branch, Gary Brannen, and Bill Kicklighter.
      In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tattnall Memorial Hospital Fund.
      Cobb Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Warnell Stanfield
      Warnell Stanfield, 61, died Friday, January 14, 2000, at Bulloch Memorial Hospital in Statesboro after a short illness. The Tattnall County native was a retired truck driver for the logging industry.
      He is survived by his wife, Peggy Stanfield of Glennville; three daughters and two sons-in-law: Cindy and William Jarriel of Glennville; Sandra and Terry Cason of Glennville; and Janet Anderson of Glennville; three sons and daughters-in-law: Leslie and Janet Stanfield of Glennville; Keith and Sherry Stanfield of Glennville; and Mitchell and Jenny Stanfield of Claxton; six sisters: Edith Driggers, Estelle Durrence Swain, Geneva Jackson, and Bertie Lou Parker, all of Glennville; Esel Ray of Rincon; and Marie Carraway of Tarpon Springs, Florida; one brother, H. A. Stanfield of Glennville; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 17, at Cobb Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel, with the Rev. Ernest Dyal officiating. Burial was private.
      Cobb Funeral Home in Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements. 

Ila Mae Cowart
      Ila Mae Cowart, 77, died Sunday, January 23, 2000, at Appling Health Care System in Baxley after an extended illness.
      She was a lifelong resident of Tattnall County and a retired seamstress. She was a member of the Collins Assembly of God. She was the widow of Hubert Cowart and was preceded in death by a son, Eddie Dale Cowart.
      She is survived by two daughters, Eleanor Hardee of Baxley and Gwendolyn C. Dennis of Collins; two sons, Gilbert Cowart of Collins and K. C. Cowart of Egypt, Georgia; one sister, Ruby Roberts of Hardeeville, South Carolina; two brothers, Milton Findley of Statesboro and Lewis Findley of Savannah; ten grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25, at the Collins Assembly of God, with the Rev. Grady Acree officiating. Burial was in the Little Flock Church Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Tony Oliver, Don Oliver, Glen Kirkland, Dewayne Sanders, Tommy Holland, and Ricky Smith.
      Cobb Funeral Home of Reidsville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Buck Strickland
      Millard J. (Buck) Strickland, 82, died Saturday, January 22, 2000, at his residence in Glennville after a short illness. The Tattnall County native had lived in Glennville most of his life. He was retired from the Tattnall County Board of Education as custodian at the Glennville High School. He worked for the Georgia Department of Transportation and was a farmer. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
      He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law: Dora Lee and Gordon Colson of Claxton; Lenell and Charles Sikes of Waycross; and Melbalene and James Bugajski of Glennville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Lamont and RosaLee Strickland of Glennville, and Thurman and Elaine Strickland of Savannah; two sisters, Nora Standard of Crystal River, Florida, and Virginia Whitmer of Brunswick; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, at Oak Grove Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Jerry Knight and the Rev. Jimmy Bargeron. Burial was in the church cemetery.
      Pallbearers were grandsons: Mike Strickland, Jimmy Bugajski, Dent Norton, Avery Strickland, Charley Sikes, and Greg Strickland.
      Carter Funeral Chapel of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements. 

Herbert Love
      Herbert E. "Turk" Love, 75, died December 20, 1999, at Pleasant View Convalescent Hospital in California after a long illness. He was a native of Maryland, moving to Jacksonville, Florida, and later to Palo Alto, California, for the past 23 years. He was a retired auto mechanic and a Methodist.
      He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Steve Browning of Savannah, Georgia; two sons and daughters-in-law, Victor and JonAnn Love of Claxton, Georgia, and Keith and Leslie Love of Glennville, Georgia; two sisters, Alice Prender of Palo Alto, California, and Margaret Ann Hayes of Bel Air, Maryland; one brother, Bobby Love of Ocean View, Delaware; four grandchildren: Elizabeth Love and Russell Love of Glennville and Angell Beach and Lani Love of Ridgeland, South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.
      A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 5, 2000, in the Glennville City Cemetery.

 

Thomas Perryman
      Thomas W. Perryman, 88, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, at Glenvue Nursing Home after a long illness. The Alabama native had lived in Glennville for many years. He was a retired welder/pipefitter with Georgia Natural Gas Company. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
      He is survived by his wife, Evelyn B. Perryman of Glennville; five daughters: Nell Bush and Norma Jean Whitfield of Alabama; Eulene Campbell of Glennville; Willa Dean Price of Moundville, Alabama; and Emma Jean Eason of Garden City; three sons: Thomas Perryman of Boise, Idaho; Jackie Perryman of Atlanta; and Phillip Perryman of Tennessee; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 31, at Oak Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jimmy Bargeron and the Rev. Lawrence Garrett officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Clyde Tootle, Lewis Eason, Ralph Fitzgerald, Richard Blanton, L. H. Bland, and Quinton Rush.
      Carter Funeral Chapel of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Elma Purvis
      Elma Dubberly Purvis, 96, died Friday, January 28, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. The Wayne County native had lived most of her life in Tattnall County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mendes Baptist Church. She was the widow of Ivey Lee Purvis.
      She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Audrey and Paul DeLoach of West Monroe, Louisiana; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Clarence and Carolyn T. Purvis of Glennville; Ira Vondes and Medra B. Purvis of Savannah; and Preston Purvis of Waynesboro (the late Becky Purvis was also a daughter-in-law); one sister, Dova Lou D. Smith of Marietta; ten grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 30, at Carter Funeral Chapel in Glennville, with the Rev. Oscar Rowe, Jr., officiating. Interment was in Love's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Robert Dubberly, Bennie Dubberly, Jack Dubberly, Darwin Purcell, David Medlock, and Dale Dutton.
      Carter Funeral Chapel of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Johnny Reddish
      Johnny Reddish, 93, died Saturday, January 29, 2000, at his residence after a short illness. The Tattnall County native was the oldest member of Stoney Hill Free Will Baptist Church and was a retired farmer.
      He is survived by two grandchildren, Lisa and John Reding of Bronson, Florida, and Larry and Elizabeth Reddish of Virginia Beach, Virginia; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 1, at Stoney Hill Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Harris Nix officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Quinton Rush, Wayne Tatum, Eugene "Tiny" Tatum, James Tatum, Dale Tatum, and Joe Brewton.
      Cobb Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Viola M. Waters
      Viola M. Waters, 91, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, in Glenvue Nursing Home where she was a resident for nine years. The Tattnall County native had lived in Glennville most of her life. She was a retired sales clerk and a homemaker. She was a member of Glennville First Baptist Church where she was a member of the Eunice Baxter Sunday School Class and a member of the Golden Age Club.
      She is survived by one daughter, Maderia Smith of Reidsville; one son, Lethridge Waters of Glennville; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 29, 2000, at Carter Funeral Chapel in Glennville, with the Rev. Keith Rustin and the Rev. Jerry Knight officiating. Burial was in the Glennville City Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Dale Durrence, Norman Cohen, David Smith, Chris Gross, Joe Odom, and Clint Dasher.
      Carter Funeral Chapel of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.

 

J. Odell Wilds
      J. Odell Wilds, 81, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia, after a long illness. The lifelong resident of Tattnall County was a retired turpentine worker and attended Stoney Hill Free Will Baptist Church.
      He is survived by his wife, Grace Wilds of Glennville; one daughter, Wilma Baker of Glennville; four stepdaughters: Laverne Sutherland of Douglas; Mary Jane Moody and Vicki Barrow of Reidsville; and Betty Jean Hunter of Claxton; one stepson, Norman "Butch" Barrow of Dublin; one brother, Holland Wilds of Lyons; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 29, at Cobb Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel, with the Rev. Wilford Harden officiating. Burial was in the Stoney Hill Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Bobby Altman, Bill Whitlow, Billy Conley, Jerry Burkhalter, Jeffery DeLoach, and Quinton Rush.
      Cobb Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements.


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