Area Obituaries

Mr. Claude Wayne Deas, 76

Mr. Claude Wayne Deas, 76, of Douglas passed away July 23 at his residence. Mr. Deas was born Nov. 1, 1942, in Hazlehurst, the son of the late Wesley Sikes Deas and Harriet Julia King Deas. Mr. Deas was a retired general manager with Esco Industries and was a member of St. Andrews Anglican Church,…

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Mrs. Paula Anne Hall Hayes, 51

Mrs. Paula Anne Hall Hayes, 51, of Hazlehurst, passed away Aug. 10 at her residence. Mrs. Hayes was born Oct. 25, 1967, in Aiken, S.C., to the late Arnold Hall and the late Linda Farmer Hall. She was a homemaker and a member of Lumber City Church of God. She is preceded in death by…

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Mr. Rodney Mosley, 49

Mr. Rodney Mosley, 49, of Hazlehurst died Aug. 7. He was born July 5, 1970, in Bacon County to the late Danny Mosley and the late Judy Tanner Hall. He was a millwright. Survivors include his daughters, Hallie Hayes and Harley Mosley; siblings, Rhonda Mosley Johnson (Jamie), Jennifer Walls Britten and Josh Taylor; grandmother, Rosa…

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Mrs. Juanita Winge Branch, 83

Mrs. Juanita Winge Branch, 83, of Hazlehurst, passed away July 31 at South Georgia Health System in Brunswick. Mrs. Branch was born Jan. 29, 1936, in Bacon County to the late Thomas Winge and the late Eula Mims Winge. She was a retired office manager from Ferrell Gas, active member and President of the Pilot…

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Mr. Marvin Osburn, 79

Mr. Marvin Osburn, 79, of Hazlehurst, passed away Aug. 3 at Community Hospice in Vidalia. Mr. Osburn was born March 31, 1940, in Jeff Davis County to the late Horace Osburn and the late Lois Shell Osburn. He was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of Oak View Baptist…

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Ms. Geneva Dyal Spires, 72

Ms. Geneva Dyal Spires, 72, of Milan, died July 30. A funeral service was held Aug. 2 in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home, McRae, with burial at Midway Church Cemetery. A native of Jeff Davis County, Ms. Spires was the daughter of the late Bennie and Jewel Turner Dyal and was the wife of…

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Mr. Paul Michael Creech, 37

Mr. Paul Michael Creech, 37, of Hazlehurst, died July 21 in Milledgeville. Paul was born Nov. 7, 1981, in Jeff Davis County. He graduated from Jeff Davis High School in 2000, he attended Georgia Military College in Milledgeville earning an associate degree, joining National Guard, serving for 12 years. Then he attended Georgia State College…

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Mrs. Dorine Hutcheson, 82

Mrs. Dorine Hutcheson, 82, of Soperton passed away on July 25 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. Born in Montgomery County, she was the eldest of seven children born to the late Lessie Mae Johnson. She and her siblings lived in Montgomery and Tatnall counties before moving to Soperton in the early 1960s. Mrs. Hutcheson had…

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Mr. Allen Luther Lane Jr., 80

Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst announces the funeral for Mr. Allen Luther Lane Jr., 80, of Hazlehurst, who passed away July 19. Services were held at July 22, 2019 at Miles Funeral Home. The Rev. J. E. Griffin officiated. Mr. Lane was born in Atkinson County.He was the son of the late Allen Luther Lane…

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Mrs. Jacquelyn Mathis, 74

Mrs. Jacquelyn Mathis, 74, of Hazlehurst, died July 24 at Bacon County Hospital in Alma. Mrs. Mathis was born June 12, 1945, in Florida to the late Larry Thrasher and the late Anna Lois Robinson Wiltse. She was a retired secretary and a member of Grace Community Church of God. She is preceded in death…

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