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Area Obituaries

Senor Ambrocio Valasco Garcia, 50

Senor Ambrocio Valasco Garcia, 50, of Hazlehurst passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. Ambrocio was born in Mexico to SeƱora Dominga Garcia and Senor Miguel Valasco. He is preceded in death by his mother. He is survived by his wife Leticia Escamilla Figerou, sons, Arturo Valasco, Aaron Escamilla and Jonatan Valasco. A funeral mass…

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Mr. Oscar Owen Hulett, 77

Mr. Oscar Owen Hulett, 77, of Hazlehurst died Dec. 28, following an illness. The funeral was held Dec. 31 at First Baptist Church of Hazlehurst, with burial at Palms Memorial Gardens. A native of Telfair County, Mr. Hulett was the son of the late Oscar Mark Hulett and the late Austella Davis Hulett. He was…

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Mrs. Winifred Snipes Houston, 94

Mrs. Winifred Snipes Houston, 94, of Lumber City passed away peacefully in her sleep at her residence Dec. 25. Mrs. Winifred was born in Ellaville to Mr. Alvin P. Snipes and Jennie Tondee Snipes. She was a member of Lumber City United Methodist Church. She had been an active member of the Methodist Women and…

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Mr. Samuel Wright (S.W.) Herndon, 83

Samuel Wright (S.W.) Herndon, 83, of Hazlehurst passed away Dec. 30 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Herndon was born Feb. 29, 1940, to the late Warren (Bud) Herndon and the late Vera Mae Long Herndon. He worked as a supervisor in the forestry industry for Continental Can and was a member…

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Mr. Roy Gene Ray, 81

Mr. Roy Gene Ray, 81, of Baxley passed away peacefully Dec. 26 surrounded by his family. Mr. Ray was born in Appling County to the late Mr. Charlie Joe Ray and Chleo Woodard Ray. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Charlie (CJ) Ray, Nolan Ray, Johnny Ray, Franklin Ray, sister Chleo Whitehurst,…

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Mrs. Charlie Mae Williams, 84

Mrs. Charlie Mae Williams, 84, of Lumber City, passed away peacefully Dec. 24 surrounded by her family. Mrs. Williams was born to the late Mr. Charlie Linwood Googe and Mrs. Evelyn Farmer Googe. She worked for Suwanee Swifty for over 30 years and babysat on the side. She liked to cook, and she loved her…

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Mr. Hollis Alan Bryant, 28

Mr. Hollis Alan Bryant, 28, of Uvalda passed away Dec. 17. Mr. Hollis was born in Vidalia to Mr. Hollis Alton Bryant and Mrs. Melissa Bryant. He was employed by Truax Saw Mill in Lyons. He was outgoing and full of life. He was loved by so many and will be missed dearly. He is…

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Mr. Paul Allen Brewer, 57

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the celebration of life for Mr. Paul Allen Brewer, 57, who passed away Dec. 19 at Jeff Davis Hospital. Mr. Brewer was a native of Telfair County living the past five years in Hazlehurst. He was a carpenter by trade, a member of Lumber City Volunteer Fire Department, and…

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Mr. Stone Tristin Ross Hobbs, 24

Mr. Stone Tristin Ross Hobbs, 24, of Hazlehurst passed away Dec. 18. Mr. Hobbs was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. He attended Lumber City Church of God and he loved God and his family. Mr. Hobbs was employed by Thompson Hardwoods as a saw operator. He enjoyed fishing, listening to music and working out. He also…

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Mrs. Janie Alice Dixon, 80

Mrs. Janie Alice Dixon, 80, of Hazlehurst, passed away Dec. 13 at her residence following an extended illness surrounded by her family. Alice was born Jan. 2, 1943, in Ware County to the late Allen Lamar Burkett Sr. and the late Nelda (Burkett) Burnsed. She was a homemaker and loving mother and lived in Jeff…

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