Maudeena Mack Morgan, 82
Maudeena Mack Morgan, 82, died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at her home after a long illness. The Tattnall County native and lifelong resident was a homemaker and attended Metter Holy Church of God and was a charter member of Hillside Church of God. She was a devoted and loving wife and mother for 64 years. She was the daughter of the late Abijah and Daisy Mack. She was preceded in death by a son, David Morgan; grandson, Marty Ray Morgan; and son-in-law, Billy Driggers.
She is survived by her husband, Louis Morgan of Cobbtown; sons, James L. and John Morgan both of Metter, Jimmy R. Morgan, Ronny Morgan and Donny Morgan all of Cobbtown; daughters, Thelma Mack of Pooler, Joyce Driggers Smith, Marti Palmer, and Patsy Martin all of Statesboro and Lois Monroe of Bloomingdale; brothers, Buford Mack of Pooler, James and Rabon Mack both of Jacksonville and Jerry Mack of Ocala, FL; sisters, Vertie Martin of Cobbtown, Naomi Brown of Aline and Vondell Siler of Reidsville; 30 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 11, 2003, at 4:00 p.m. at Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Homes, Cobbtown Chapel, with Rev. Wayne Swanson, Rev. Lester Johnson and Rev. Archie Morgan officiating. Burial followed in the Sunlight Cemetery.
Her grandsons served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were her granddaughters.
Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Homes, Cobbtown Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.
Louis Mosley, 77
Louis Mosley, 77, died Wednesday, May 7, 2003. The Candler County native had lived most of his life in the Aline community. He was a farmer, building contractor, a World War II Veteran and a member of the Metter Church of God.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey Oliver Mosley of Aline; sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Bobbi Mosley of Aline and Lamon and Lynn Mosley of Aline; brother, Royce Mosley of Aline; sisters, Louise Warren and Geneva Hungerford both of St. Mary’s; grandchildren, Clint, Rhett, Jordan, and Jada Mosley; great-grandson, Heston Mosley; step-grandson, Kevin Johnson; and step-great-grandchildren, Hunter and Jed Johnson.
Funeral services were conducted on Friday, May 9, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. at the Metter Church of God with Rev. Varney Aspinwall, Rev. Nathan Smith, and Rev. F.M. Henderson officiating. Burial followed in the Cool Springs Cemetery.
Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter was in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Neilous Collins Rutledge, 80
Mrs. Neilous Collins Rutledge, 80, died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Candler County Hospital. She was born in Emanuel County and moved to Cobbtown 18 years ago from Texas. She was a homemaker, craftsman, doll collector and traveler and a member of the Cobbtown Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Marion Louis Rutledge of Cobbtown; sons, John Taylor of Ace, TX, and William Taylor of Monroe, LA; daughter, Renee Johnson of Cobbtown; brother, Junior Collins of Cobbtown; sisters, Ouida Haines of Moultrie and Mary Wilson of Odessa, TX; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Monday, May 12, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. at Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Homes, Cobbtown Chapel, with Rev. Tony Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Sunlight Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Buddy Collins, Don Lanier, Danny Ray Collins, M.L. Brantley, Jimmy Ray Driggers, Nicholas Phillips, and Kim McElveen.
Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Homes, Cobbtown Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.
Samuel Coolidge Waters, 78
Samuel Coolidge Waters, 78, died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at his residence in Gooseneck, GA.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen Harrell Waters; two daughters and sons-in-law and their families, Judy Waters and Stephen P. Carl and Joyce Waters and Kermit R. NeeSmith; grandson, Ben Evans; Wendy NeeSmith, Tracy Adams, Alan Adams, Justin Adams, Evan Adams, Lane Adams, and Lauren Adams. Other relatives, Prentice Waters, Von H. Waters, Wanda W. Phillips, Beach Waters, Debra M. Waters, Pat W. Brown, Katha W. Driggers, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 10, 2003, at 4:00 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Charles (Bucky) Strickland officiating. Burial followed in Harmony Methodist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe Waters, Scott Brown, Dr. Robert Waters, Wesley Waters, David Waters, and Norman Threatt.
Remembrances may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.
Cobb Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.
Faye P. Anderson, 45
Faye P. Anderson, 45, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2003, after a battle with cancer. She was a native of Glennville and co-owner of Tattnall Insurance and Realty. As an active member of Ebenezer Freewill Baptist Church, she touched many lives with the musical talent God had blessed her with. She assisted in the music ministry as an organist and choir member. Her love, inspiration, and faith will truly be missed. Faye’s memory will be cherished and never forgotten by all her loved ones and friends she made along the way.
She is survived by her husband of eighteen years, Royce B. Anderson, Glennville; two daughters and son-in-law, Alexis Anderson and Renee and Keith Dixon, all of Glennville; a son and daughter-in-law, Maj. Ron and Julie Anderson, of Las Vegas, NV; her parents, Truett and Irma Purcell, of Glennville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Patsy and Alan Purvis, and Linda and Randy Bradley, all of Glennville; three grandchildren, Avery, Zachary and Logan; several nieces and nephews and two special daughters, she considered her own, Jane Joyner and April Pirkle.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 16, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Bryan and Rev. Steve Posey officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Walt Purcell, Lawrence Bradley, Lance Bradley, Randy Purvis, Bernard Purvis, Gene Kicklighter, David Kicklighter and Grant Kerr. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Class of 1975 of Glennville High School.
Remembrances: Ebenezer Freewill Baptist Church, Music Memorial Fund, c/o Nelwanda Purcell, 509 Marietta St., Glennville, GA 30427.
Cobb Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Netharee Wasson Brazell, 77
Mrs. Netharee Wasson Brazell, 77, of Faulkville, died Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at her home.
Born in Tattnall County, Mrs. Brazell had lived in Faulkville for the past 27 years. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Monterey Park Church of God where she was a member of the Senior Citizens Sunday School class. She was preceded in death by her husband, L. D. Brazell and a son, Danny Brazell.
Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Delores and Tommy Hagan of Nevils, Shirley and Ricky Campbell of Midway, Cindy and Tommy McCurry of Hilton Head Island, SC, and Detra Zettler and Neal Woods of Guyton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Sandy Brazell and Bobby and Brenda Brazell, all of Faulkville, and Gary and Sylvia Brazell of Rincon; sister and brother-in-law, Lyndal and Fred Humphries; brother, Wyndall Wasson; 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 22 at 3 p.m. at the Monterey Park Church of God in Faulkville. Rev. James Garlan and Rev. Rothell Wasson Jr. will officiate. Pallbearers will be the grandsons. Interment will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery.
Remembrances may be given to Hospice Savannah, PO Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.
Thomas C. Strickland and Sons Funeral Home, West Chatham Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.
Paul Ray Cheney, 78
Paul Ray Cheney, 78, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at home with his family in Dawson County, Georgia, after a brief illness.
Ray is a 1950 graduate of Georgia Tech and a WWII navy veteran, 1943-1946. He served in the Pacific Theater on the USS Leon.
He was born October 14, 1924, in Manassas, Georgia, and raised in Reidsville by his late parents, James Ratliff and Mattie Rogers Cheney. His wife, Ouida Stephens Cheney, survives him. Others survivors are his brother, Jack Leon Cheney; two sons, Paul Ray Cheney Jr., and Stephen Roger Cheney; two daughters, Diane C. Harrell and Cynthia C. Ray; and grandchildren, Scott Cheney, Kate Cheney, Mark Harrell, Gregory Harrell, Ryan Ray, Dylan Ray, Kevin Ray, Grayson Cheney, and Christopher Cheney.
Funeral services will be held at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Dunwoody, Georgia, on Saturday, May 24, 2003, at 3:00 p.m.
Interment service will be held at the Reidsville City Cemetery on Sunday, May 25, 2003, at 3:00 p.m. The family requests that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to the church or charity of your choice.
Bradley B. Anderson Funeral Home of Reidsville is in charge of local arrangements.
Lewis E. Edenfield, 67
Lewis E. (Tar-Baby) Edenfield, 67, died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. The Emanuel County native had lived in Savannah many years moving to Glennville 17 years ago. He was a retired Truck Driver, a Korean War Veteran, and a member of Swainsboro Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by children, Robert Dewayne Reynolds and Kathy Winningham, and brother, A.G. Edenfield.
He is survived by his wife, Vercille Edenfield of Glennville; daughters, Peggy Canady of Metter, Frankie James of Ridgeland, SC, and Sue Strickland of Mocksville, NC; sons, Dennis Reynolds of Glennville, George Edenfield of River Head, NY, Eddie Edenfield of New Jersey, and James P. Edenfield of Greenville, SC; sister, Louise Overstreet of Swainsboro; brother, Bob Edenfield of Glennville; twenty grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. at Carter Funeral Chapel with Rev. Michael Morgan officiating. Burial was in Lyons City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Troy Canady, James Davis, Todd Canady, Shad Dasher, Terry Bargeron, Quinton Rush, Steve Rush, and David Faircloth.
Carter Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
Myrtle N. Sapp, 93
Myrtle N. Sapp, 93, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Evans Memorial Hospital. The Tattnall County native was a member of Rehoboth Missionary Baptist Church. She was a loving housewife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great great grandmother. She loved to cook and work in her garden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luke H. Sapp, a son, Luke H. Sapp, Jr.; her parents, Johnny and Annie Nail; two sisters, Geneva Sikes and Maggie Harvey; four brothers, Odis, Will, and Rosco Nail and an infant brother.
She is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Virginia Nell Collins of Metter, Louise and Wilton Threatt of Manassas, and Fannie Lou Perkins of Claxton; one brother and sister-in-law, Clifford and Joyce Nail of Florida; fourteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; sixteen great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. David Hagan and Rev. Jim Wilson officiating. Burial was in Cedar Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Collins.
Remembrances may be made to Rehoboth Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund, 2331 Campground Road, Claxton, GA 30417, or Claxton Nursing Home, 700 E. Long St., Claxton, GA 30417.
J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Gwendolyn Nobles Towns, 58
Gwendolyn Nobles Towns, 58, died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raleigh L. Nobles, Sr., and Vera Nobles Clark.
She is survived by three children, Cheryle Towns, James Towns, Jr., and John Towns; two sisters, Frances McCray and Rev. Brenda Brown; three brothers, Lloyd Nobles, Raleigh Nobles, and Bennie Nobles; and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 23, 2003, at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Collins with Rev. William Eason officiating.
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
James Edward Cook, 39
James Edward Cook, 39, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. The Jenkins County native had lived in Okeechobee, FL, for many years moving to Glennville seven years ago. He was a Truck Driver and a member of Bible Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Amanda W. Cook of Glennville; children, James Cook, Jr., Jessica Ann Cook, and Jennifer Lynn Cook, all of Glennville; mother and step-father, Trudie and Randy Newman of Glennville; sisters, Angelia Sullivan of Brunswick and Barbara Fernandez of Glennville; brother, Clint Cook of Waynesville; stepsisters, Kim Duplisea of Maine and Teresa Gunter of Nahunta; stepbrother, Tony Newman of Woodbine; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 29, 2003, at 3:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Church Cemetery in Millen.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to James E. Cook Memorial Fund c/o Carter Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 820, Glennville, GA 30427.
Carter Funeral Chapel of Glennville is in charge of the arrangements.