Area Obituaries

Mrs. Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Ann Britton, 73

Mrs. Jacqueline “Jackie” Ann Britton, 73, of Hazlehurst, passed away Oct. 4 with her husband of 56 years Walter and her eldest daughter Angie by her side. She was born Oct. 16, 1946, Jaqueline Ann Childs to parents Jack and Cleo Childs in West Palm Beach, Fla. Jackie and Walter were high school sweethearts who…

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Mr. William ‘Bo’ Floyd Jr.

Mr. William “Bo” Floyd Jr., 80, of Hazlehurst, died Oct. 7 at St Joseph Hospital in Savannah. Mr. Floyd was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Jeff Davis County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cullen Floyd and Lillian Dyal Floyd, siblings, Sonny Floyd, Ollie Mae Champion and Mary Thompson. He was retired from…

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Mrs. Joyce Elizabeth Haggard, 85

Mrs. Joyce Elizabeth Haggard, 85, of Lumber City, passed away Oct. 12 at her home. Mrs. Haggard was born Nov. 4, 1934, in Telfair County. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Henry Ward and Mary Gladys McLean Ward, her husband of 55 years, Earl James Haggard, and a son, Danny Varnadoe. She…

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Mrs. Marice Carter Rollins, 73

Mrs. Marice Carter Rollins, 73, of Hazlehurst, died Oct. 11. Mrs. Rollins was born April 8, 1947, in Appling County, but resided in Jeff Davis County.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Lanice and Lucille Hall Carter. In heaven awaited her husband of 47 years, Clinton Rollins Jr., and son, Jerry Rollins and…

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Ms. Sheryl Elaine Stull

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the memorial service for Ms. Sheryl Elaine Stull, 52, who passed away Oct. 7 at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas. Ms. Stull was a native and lifelong resident of Jeff Davis County, she was employed with the Jeff Davis County Sheriff’s office for 20 years, and was a…

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Mr. Larry Neil Grantham, 66

Mr. Larry Neil Grantham, 66, of Lumber City, died Sept. 27 at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin after an extended illness. Mr. Grantham was born July 17, 1954, in Allegheny, Penn. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Lee Grantham and Jean Hicks Grantham, daughter, Sherri Lynn Grantham, brothers, Billy Grantham and Jimmy…

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Mrs. Rebecca (Becky) Grantham Orofino, 78

Mrs. Rebecca (Becky) Grantham Orofino passed Sept. 13 in Golden, Colo., at the age of 78. Born to Ruby and Gerald Grantham as the fourth of five children (Geraldine Grantham Petersen, Bobby Grantham (dec.), Marion Grantham Floyd (dec.), Larry Grantham (dec.), Becky graduated from Jeff Davis High School in 1960. Becky worked in business administration…

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Ms. Linda Gail Yawn Samora, 72

Ms. Linda Gail Yawn Samora, 72, of Hazlehurst, died Sept. 30 at Jeff Davis Hospital. Ms. Samora was born Sept. 28, 1948, in Jeff Davis County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Odis Edward Yawn and Mildred Catherine Peacock Yawn and her husband, Tony Samora.  She was a homemaker and attended True Lite…

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Mr. Herman Lee Shuman, 83

Mr. Herman Lee Shuman, 83, of Hazlehurst, died Oct. 2 in Memorial Hospital in Savannah. Mr. Shuman was born Dec. 5, 1936, in Brantley County. He was retired from Hazlehurst Mills, member of Mason Lodge #283 of Hazlehurst, Mason Lodge #199 of Lumber City, Alee Temple/Scottish Rite, Shriners, and Jolly Friends with Southside Baptist Church.…

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Mrs. Carolyn Wells Currie, 82

Mrs. Carolyn Wells Currie, 82, of the Smyrna Community, died Sept. 24 in Meadows Health in Vidalia after a brief illness. She was a native of Jeff Davis County and was a 1957 graduate of Jeff Davis High School where she played varsity basketball. She graduated from beauty school in Dublin and was the former…

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