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Lamar Cloud – July 6, 2018

Lamar Cloud, 83, passed away on July 6, 2018 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, Georgia. He was the husband of Mary Josephine Cloud. They were married for fifty-seven years.

Born December 20, 1934 in Guntersville, Alabama, he was the son of the late Willis (Will) Hines and Lila Jones Cloud. He graduated from Marshall High School, and was a veteran of the United States Army.

Lamar worked for nine years at Hudson Pulp and Paper Company in Palatka, FL. In 1961, He moved to Saint Marys and worked at Gilman Paper Company for thirty-eight years on #3 paper machine.

Lamar is survived by his wife, sons: Lamar Kevin Cloud, wife Anna; William Keith Cloud. daughter: Donna Lisa Cloud Cansler, husband Charles, grandchildren: Rachel Ann Cloud, William Brent Cloud, James Heider Cloud, William Starbuck Cansler, Elizabeth Cauldwell Cansler, Catherine Furguson Cansler, Elsa Turner Cloud, sister: Callie Sue Young, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, sisters Opal Helms, Ossie Nell Touchstone and Gladys Norris and brothers Will Cloud, Walter Dixon Cloud, and Andrew Belson Cloud.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10:00 am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in St. Marys with Fr. Mariusz officiating. Internment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial donations be made in memory of Lamar Cloud to the American Cancer Society.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Daniel Clay Field – June 30, 2018

Daniel Clay Field, 39, of Kingsland passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Allison Memorial Chapel at 11:00 am, with interment to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family received friends and family one hour prior to services.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Golda M. Lovell – June 24, 2018

Golda M. Lovell, 84, of St. Marys passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.
Mrs. Lovell was born May 7, 1934 in West Point, MS, and was the daughter of the late Charlie and Jewell Ward.  She was also preceded in death by her son, Charles Benny Clemons.
Mrs. Lovell had been a resident of Camden County since 1955 and was a member of Westside Baptist Church.  She enjoyed flower arranging, crafts, and baking.  She adored her family and will be sadly missed.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Pastor Greg Gardell officiating.  Burial will follow at Bosque Bello Cemetery in Fernandina Beach, FL.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to services.
Survivors include her three daughters, Linda Hebert (Mike) of St. Marys, Sharon Larsen (Jim) of Bracey, VA, and Anne Andrews (Kenny) of Callahan, FL; 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Donald E. Weise – June 21, 2018

Donald E. Weise, 81, of St. Marys, passed away on Thursday morning, June 21, 2018 at the Senior Care Center in St. Marys with his family by his side.
Born December 8, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas, he was the son of the late Ernest and Kathleen Weise.
Don had been a resident of Camden County for the past 52 years, and was retired from Gilman Paper Mill, with 34 years of service.  Don was also a spotter for Wildcat Football public address announcer.  In 1983 when O&M Wildcat Radio Broadcast started, he was the Engineer there for 10 years.  Don was so multi talented, especially with his drawings that he was so well known for.  He also enjoyed coin and stamp collecting and photography.  It has been said if you had the privilege and honor to meet the “Tall Texan”, you met a mighty “Good” man.
Don was a veteran of the United States army serving his country honorably during the Korean Conflict, and was a member of the St. Marys First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his loving wife of almost 60 years, Mary Kay Weise of St. Marys; children, Donna Weise Strickland and her husband Richard of Brunswick, Robyn L. Ponsell and Chris Weise both of St. Marys; sister Carol Bond-Gerber; 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held from the graveside at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 10:00 am, with Pastor Rick Douylliez presiding.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Joseph W. Davis – June 21, 2018

Joseph “Dave” Davis, 70, of Kingsland, passed away June 21, 2018 at his residence.
Dave was born December 20, 1947 in Memphis, TN, and was the son of the late James Preston Davis and the late Dalmer Whaley Davis.  He was also preceded in death by his wife of 31 years,  Shirley Fitzpatrick Davis.
Whether you knew Dave from the military, from his civil service years or from around town, you knew a true friend.  No matter where he went, he took the time to get to know the people around him.  He often had a pocket full of mints and would leave handfuls with those he interacted with.  No matter how you knew Dave, he never failed to make your life a little sweeter.  Dave was retired from the United States Navy, serving his country honorably during Vietnam.
Survivors include his daughter and son in law, Jennifer and Mark Russo; grandchildren, Samantha Renee Russo, Rebecka Morgan Russo, Evelyn Elizabeth Russo, and Jonathan Reuben Russo, and many friends and loved ones.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Dave, be made to Georgia Hospice.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Lauren Marie Seeley – June 20, 2018

Lauren Marie Seeley, 27, of St. Marys, suddenly but peacefully passed away Wednesday, June 20,2018 at Baptist Hospital in Jacksonville, Fl.

Lauren was born August 21, 1990 in Greenock, Scotland.  She had been a resident of Camden County for 26 years and best known to all of her friends as Mama Bear.  She worked as a hostess at Longhorn as well as a front desk receptionist at Comfort Inn in Kingsland.  She also had worked at Cracker Barrel for many years as a hostess.  She was always known for her Big heart and wonderful personality.

She enjoyed going to the beach, video games and especially hanging out with her many friends.

Survivors include her parents, Mike and Trena Seeley of St. Marys; Brother, David Seeley of Jacksonville, FL, her grandpa Seeley, many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins here in United States as well as in Scotland.

Memorial Services will be held Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11:00 am at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.  After the Memorial Service everyone is invited to a gathering for Lauren at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 101 Industrial Drive #C St. Marys.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

 

James Richard Sirmon, III – June 19, 2018

“Captain’’ Ricky Sirmon, 43, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
Ricky was born September 7, 1974 in Brunswick, GA, and had lived most of his life in Camden County.  He was a graduate of Escambia High School in Pensacola, FL.  Ricky worked many years with O’Quinn Well Drilling, and was a Charter Boat Captain.  The water was Ricky’s life.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, flying, music, and diving.  He loved spending time with his daughter Davannah, rarely seeing one without the other, and she was her daddy’s girl.
Survivors include his daughter, Davannah Sirmon, sons, Timothy and Tyler Sirmon; mother and step father, Deborah and Freddie Combs of Folkston; sister, Jill Manley (Gary); half sister and brother, Jamie Townsend (Dane) and Johnathon Sirmon; 3 step brothers, Lee Barber (Jennifer), Brian Barber (Karen), and Josh Combs; step sister, Lori Combs; several nieces and nephews.  Ricky was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Sirmon, infant son, James R. Sirmon, IV, and father, James R. Sirmon, Jr.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Eric James Gaddy – June 17, 2018

Eric James Gaddy, 37, of Kingsland passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at his residence.
Eric was born August 26, 1980 in Jacksonville, Florida, and had resided in Camden County most all of his life.
Survivors include his parents, Neal and Karen Gaddy of St. Marys; sister, Melissa Stephens (Glenn) of St. Augustine, FL; brother, Brian Gaddy (Chrissy) of Kingsland; two nieces, Ana Stephens and Brianna Gaddy.
Funeral services will be held at the graveside at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Emily Burris Wise – June 16, 2018

Emily Burris Wise, 85, of St. Marys passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
Born November 16, 1932 in Wilmington, NC, she was the daughter to the late Orion Bateman Ives and the late Sally Ennis Ives.   She was also preceded in death by her brother, Linwood Bateman Ives.
Mrs. Wise had been a resident of Camden County since 1966 and a very active member of Point Peter Baptist Church.  She was a girl scout leader as well as a boy scout leader.  Mrs. Wise had been employed at Hallmark for 20 plus years.  She was known for her friendliness, good nature and kindness to everyone she knew.  She enjoyed shopping, and loved to travel to Wilmington each year for their reunions.  She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Order of the Amaranth.
Survivors include her husband, Troy Wise, Sr. of St. Marys; son, Edward Wise of Alabama; daughter, Allison Rowe of Jacksonville, FL; five grandchildren, Melissa Wise-Julian, Tristen Haines, Albert Thornton, Tori Tapley, and Charlie Rowe; three great grandchildren, Rhiannon Wise, Raygen Jacobs, and Mason Jacobs.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 22, 2018 at Point Peter Baptist Church in St. Marys at 11:00 am with Pastor Doug Gibson presiding and Eastern Star rites.  Burial to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery with the Order of Amaranth rites.  The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 21st, at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Emily Wise be made to Diabetes for Research.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.