Area Obituaries

Mrs. Connie Carol Walls, 64

Mrs. Connie Carol Walls, 64, of Hazlehurst passed away May 31 at Community Hospice in Vidalia after an extended illness. She was born in Bacon County April 19, 1957, to Marvin Tanner Sr. and Thirsie Gladys Richardson Tanner. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brothers, Eugene Tanner, Warren Tanner, Lonnie…

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Mrs. Zarbara Delinda Burnette King Dennis, 69

Services for Mrs. Zarbara Delinda Burnette King Dennis, 69, who died May 8 in Stone Mountain, were held May 22 at Lonnie Roberts Athletic Complex with the Rev. Dr. Emory Berry giving the eulogy. Mrs. Dennis was born March 24, 1952, to the late Henry and Ida Mae (Bess) Burnette. She attended Wheeler County Elementary…

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Ms. Carolyn Beckworth Lynn, 86

Ms. Carolyn Beckworth Lynn, 86, of Hazlehurst, died May 14 at Serenity Hospice Center in Dublin. For the last two plus years, she has resided at Pineland Personal Care Home in Hazlehurst. Ms. Lynn was born Oct. 12, 1934, in Appling County. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Allie Mae Taylor…

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Mrs. Ruth Walters McNeal, 82

Mrs. Ruth Walters McNeal, 82, of Hazlehurst, died May 20 at her residence. Mrs. McNeal was born March 4, 1939, in Jeff Davis County. She is preceded in death by her parents, Arley Kermit Walters and Myrtle Schell Walters Wildes, step-father, Clyde Wildes and brother, Alton Walters. Mrs. McNeal was an advid flower gardner, she…

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Mr. Robert High Ringold

Services for Mr. Robert Hugh Ringold, who died May 15 at Community Hospice in Vidalia, were held May 20 at Full Gospel Church of God in Lumber City, with Minister Roderick Ringold Jr, Bishop William Hollis, Minister Vertis Ryals and Apostle Corie Clements officiating. Singing was by the Full Gospel Church of God Praise Team.…

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Mr. Donald John Rose, 88

Mr. Donald John Rose, 88, of Hazlehurst passed away at his residence May 18 after a short illness. Born in Ontario County, N.Y., on March 1, 1933, to John Henry Rose and Frances Phalen Rose. His wife Patricia Lannon Rose preceded him in death. He was highly educated and spent the majority of his career…

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Mrs. Hilda M. Wasdin, 88

Graveside services for Mrs. Hilda M. Wasdin, 88, who died of natural causes Oct. 3 at Poet’s Walk in Warrenton, VA, were held May 22 at Hazlehurst City Cemetery where the Rev. Barry Owens officiated. Mrs. Wasdin was born Heldegard Maria Rosa Kreusel in Jablonec nad Nisou, Czechoslovakia. Her parents are Josefine and Klemens Kreusel.…

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Mr. Donald ‘Keith’ Maddox, 61

Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst announces the graveside service for Donald “Keith” Maddox, 61, of Waycross, formerly of Lumber City, who passed away May 15. Services will be held at 2 p.m. May 19 in Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Chuck Morgan officiating. Mr. Maddox was born in Telfair County. He was…

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Mr. Raleigh ‘Bo’ Wilcox Sr., 93

Mr. Raleigh “Bo” Wilcox Sr., 93, of Hazlehurst, died May 15 at his residence. Mr. Wilcox was born Nov. 7, 1927, in Jeff Davis County. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas A. Wilcox and Missie Creamer Wilcox, and wife, Ruby Lou Lewis Wilcox, whom he was married to for 68 years, daughter…

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Ms. Melissa ‘Lisa’ Vaughn Manus

Our beloved mama, sister and friend was welcomed into the gates of Heaven April 24. We are heartbroken but we rejoice knowing that she is with family in the presence of our Heavenly Father. A graveside service for Melissa “Lisa” Vaughn Manus was held May 1 at Little Rock Cemetery, Alamo. She loved God, her…

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