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Jean Pickren Harrison – August 24, 2018

Jean Pickren Harrison, 90, of St. Marys passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 at her residence with her family by her side.
Born September 20, 1927 in Folkston, GA, she was the daughter of the late Verne J. Pickren and Marion Mills Evans.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Harrison, and siblings, Marion Pickren Bell and S.L. Pickren.
Mrs. Harrison had been a resident of Camden County since 1950.  She was a member of St. Marys United Methodist Church since 1950 and was very active in the church choir.  She and her husband Kenneth established the Camden County Tribune in April 1950, and she was a member of the Junior Woman’s Club and Daughters of the American Revolution.
The family expresses their gratitude to the wonderful caregivers, Betty Nettles, Joyce Peeples, Loren Hamilton, Spencer and Robin Grayson.
Funeral services were held at the graveside at Oak Grove Cemetery Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Roy White Officiating.
Survivors include her sons, Mike Harrison (Lorraine) of Harrietts Bluff, Joe Harrison (Selena) of Aiken, SC, and Jeff Harrison (Eita) of Harrietts Bluff; 3 grandchildren, Craig Harrison, Jamie Lynn Harrison, and Marci Harrison Henry; 3 great grandchildren, Reed Harrison, Louisa Harrison and Cote Harrison, several nieces and nephews.
The family request memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Harrison be made to the Helping Hands Food Pantry of St. Marys United Methodist Church or Camden County Humane Society.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Scott Sikes – August 24, 2018

Elizabeth Scott Sikes, 79, of Kingsland passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health System Camden.
Mrs. Sikes was born  November 3, 1938 in Moultrie, Georgia, and was the daughter of the late William and Thelma Flowers Scott.
Mrs. Sikes had been a resident of Camden County since 1974.  She was a Professor of Nursing, teaching throughout the Georgia University System, and was a National Evangelist with the Church of God.  She was a member of the Lighthouse Church of God.
Mrs. Sikes was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 27, 2018 at the Lighthouse Church of God with Bishop Daniel Hampton officiating.  Burial to follow at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland.
Pallbearers: Pete Mercer, Chad Palmer, James Galloway, Vinny Passarella, Quintin Carter, and Wayne Peeples.
Survivors include her husband, Daniel N. Sikes, daughter, Debbie Kincheloe (Larry), and son, Danny Sikes (Jennie) all of Kingsland; three grandchildren, Lashae Ward, Jason Kincheloe, and Leta Carter, seven great grandchildren.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Harlyn C. Parker – August 22, 2018

Harlyn C. Parker, 80, of Kingsland, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at his residence.
Born August 27, 1937 in Lafayette, Georgia, he was the son of the late Charlie and Lillie White Parker.  in addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by three sisters and a brother.
Mr. Parker had been a resident of Camden County since 1979 and enjoyed attending Browntown Baptist Church.  He was retired from the United States Navy with 30 years of service, and served his country honorably during the Vietnam Era. Following his retirement he was employed at Kingsbay Naval Base with Civil service for 5 years.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, boating and wood crafting.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 27, 2018 at Allison Memorial Chapel at 11:00 am with Pastor Mark A. Patterson officiating.  The family received friends at the funeral home one hour prior to services.  Burial followed at 2:30 pm at the Jacksonville National Cemetery with full Military Honors.
Survivors include his loving wife  of 63 years, Odean “Merle” Parker of Kingsland; three children, Diane Patterson (Mark) of Kingsland, Debbie Carver, and Ron Parker (Chantelle) all of Jacksonville, FL; two sisters, Ann McLemore of Myrtle Beach, SC and Sue Kramer (John) of Bolivar, TN, eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests Memorial Contributions in memory of Mr. Harlyn C. Parker be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

Vivian Wise Smith – August 22, 2018

Vivian Wise Smith, 89, of St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.
Born June 12, 1929 in Woodbine, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late William and Maggie Miller Wise.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carnell Smith, Sr., son, Carnell Smith, Jr., and daughter, Donna Faye Thomas.
Mrs. Smith was always known for cooking for so many people and taking care of her family.  She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, and attended Southeast Community Church.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Allison Memorial Chapel at 10:00 am with Pastor Steve Curtis officiating.  Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include her daughter, Lynn Panzone of St. Marys; sister, Patricia Quails; 7 grandchildren, Chad (Heather) Jones, Jennifer (Wade) Sweat, Christena Panzone, Maghan (John) Jacobs, Joshua Smith, Joylynn Smith ad Breanna Smith; 9 great grandchildren, Gregory Cartwright, Heather (Jamie) Stanley, Nicholas Sweat, Audrey Jones, Savannah Jones, Haley Sweat, Nathan Dougherty, Cheyann Jacobs, and Hope Jacobs; several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Albert M. Taylor – August 13, 2018

Albert M. Taylor, 69, of St. Marys, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Veterans Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Camden Baptist Church in St. Marys with Pastor Edward Dixon officiating and with Military Honors.
Mr. Taylor was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, serving his country honorably during the Vietnam Era.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Edison Brazell – August 10, 2018

Charles Edison Brazell, 87, of Kingsland, passed away peacefully with his
family by his side on Friday, August 10, 2018.

Mr. Brazell was a  lifelong resident of Camden County.  He was preceded in
death by his parents, John and Bessie Gay Brazell, his wife, Brenda Capps
Brazell, son, Charles Steven Brazell, six brothers and six sisters.

Mr. Brazell had been employed with Occidental Petroleum Corporation,
retiring with 20 years of service.  He was a veteran of the United States
Army, serving from 1952-1954, and was attached to the United States Air
Force through SCARWAF (Special Category Army reassigned with the Air
Force).  He enjoyed dancing, fishing, planting his gardens, but most of all
loved his family.  He was a member of the Kingsland First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughters, Myrtice Marrs (Fred) of St. Simons Island,
Cynthia Brazell Strickland, Bess Renee Brazell Norton (Tim), and Deidra
Brazell O’Quinn (Russell) all of Kingsland; grandchildren, Courtney
Strickland, Ryan Norton, Chase Strickland, Hunter Strickland,
Kendal Norton, and Charles Royce O’Quinn; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 10:00 am at the
Kingsland First Baptist Church, with Pastor Vernon Dillingham and Pastor
Brian Parker officiating.  Burial to follow at Brazell Cemetery.

The family received friends at Allison Memorial Chapel on Monday, August 13,
2018 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.

Pallbearers: Ryan Norton, Chase Strickland, Hunter Strickland, John Robert
Davis, Joseph Stover, John Avis Brazell.

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

Edward L. Rodgers – August 3, 2018

Edward L. Rodgers, 84, of St. Marys, passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health System Camden.
Born July 18, 1934 in Cottondale, FL, he was the son of the late John C. and Gertrude Stephens Rodgers.  He was also preceded in death by his brothers, J.C. Rogers and Roy Rodgers, and sisters, Kathleen Rodgers and Agnes Gainey.
Mr. Rodgers had been a resident of Camden County since 1942, and was retired from Gilman Paper Company with 30 years of service.  He was a member of the  F&AM Masonic Lodge #109 in St. Marys and Scottish Rite #1835.  He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, and his main hobbies were working on cars, lawn mowers, bikes, boats and motors.  He was of the Methodist faith.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 am at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys, with Pastor J. Roy White officiating and with Masonic Rites.  The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, August 7th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Ann Hart Rodgers of St. Marys; daughters, Teresa Lynn Rodgers Meeks (Jimmy) of St. Marys and Penny Suzanne Rodgers Parsons (Darwin) of Dawsonville, GA; grandchildren, James Edward Register (Jillian), Jennifer Lynn Dickey (Brad), William David Jones, and Dawn Elise Register; great grandchildren, Amanda Register, Katlyn Register, Lauren Register, Colton Holland, and Gabriel Holland; several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.