Monthly Archives: November 2014

Janet B. Martin – November 2, 2014

Janet B. Martin, 48, of St. Marys, passed away Sunday, November 2, 2014 at her residence.
Born November 22, 1965 in Ocala, FL, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Betty Jean Seals Williams.
Janet enjoyed fishing and hunting, and was a collector of butterflies, unicorns, and dream catchers.  Most of all she loved spending time with her family.  She was of the Baptist faith.
A visitation with family and friends will be held Thursday, November 6, 2014, from 10 am to 12 noon at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.  Graveside services will follow at the Jacksonville National Cemetery in Jacksonville, FL at 1:30 pm.  Pallbearers: James Earl Martin, Joshua Cason, Allan Martin, Wayne Martin, Randall Hall, Charlie Marcotte, and Josh Martin.
Survivors include her husband, Michael Martin of St.  Marys; children, Katie Cannon of Ludowici, Joshua Cason of Jacksonville, FL, Eric Martin of Seattle, WA, Laura Martin of Huntsville, AL, Allan Martin of St. Marys, and Ashley Martin of Scottsboro, AL; four brothers, James Williams, Joe Williams, Jack Williams, and Jerry Williams, all of Dunnellon, Fl; two grandchildren, Jada Cason and Kaemon Cannon; several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

David Vincent Richmond – November 1, 2014

David V. Richmond, 75, of St. Marys, passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Senior Care Center in St. Marys.
Born March 31, 1939 in Putnam, CT, he was the son of the late Vincent and Lydia Conant Richmond.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Carrone Lee Dunn Richmond, and siblings, James Richmond, Ralph Richmond, Ruth Burgett, and Robert Richmond.
David grew up in Marcellus, MI, graduated from Constantine Michigan High School, and attended Western Michigan University for a year.  He was a factory worker in the Automotive and Paper industry in Michigan till 1982, when he moved to St. Marys and worked for Rowlands Grocery in downtown St. Marys until its closing.  He began working for Walmart as a greeter shortly after the original Walmart opened in St. Marys.  He worked there until his retirement and always having a smiley face sticker for the children.
David and Carrone met at youth for Christ in Kalamazoo and were active there for many years with Child Evangelism Fellowship, teaching back yard bible study’s for Children.  He was the president of the Sturgis Literacy council, and had the privilege to teach adults how to read.  Just before moving to Georgia, he taught a Central American missionary how to read and speak English, so he could return and serve.  When they came to Georgia they were active in New Hope bus ministry and Awanas, then First Baptist St. Marys activities.  He has been a resident of the St. Marys Senior Care Center for 5 years and active with many activities till the end.  It was not uncommon for him to wake up early each day for a personal bible study and prayer.
Memorial services were held Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 11 am at the First Baptist Church in St. Marys with Pastor George Anderson and Pastor John Jenkins officiating.  Honorary Pallbearers:  Men’s Adult Sunday School Class.
Survivors include his children, Pamella J. O’Quinn (Robbie) of Kingsland, and June M. Richmond of St. Marys; brother, Phillip Richmond (Sherri) of Kalamazoo, MI; grandchidren, Lewis Fuhrmann, Diana Fuhrmann, Amber Joiner (Jason), John Robert O’Quinn, and Paul A. O’Quinn; several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of St. Marys, Children’s and Youth Department.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Jeremiah Dashun Booth – November 2, 2014

 

Jeremiah Dashun Booth, 22, of Kingsland, Georgia, passed away November
2, 2014, from the results of a tragic vehicle accident in Tuscumbia,
Alabama.

Jeremiah was born February 8, 1992 in Hampton VA.  He is survived by his
proud parents, Lashun and Joyce Ann Booth.  He also leaves behind his
sibilings, Quatrisha, Lashun Jr.,Shaletia,Tykeithtric and Delacey; and also
his brother-in-law and best friend Willie Thacker. His daughter Catalina
Janelle Booth his pride and joy of his life, his 9 nephews and 4 nieces will
truly miss him.

We are so proud of our baby boy…God had a better plan for his life so he
brought him home without any pain or suffering…He will always be in many
people heart. He had so much love and joy in his heart to share and was
always giving his last to others, his saying was that “God blessed us so
that we can be a blessing to others”.

Jeremiah resided in Camden County since 2001, and was a graduate of
Camden County High School.  He was a member of Agape Christian Fellowship
Church.  Jeremiah helped lead Camden County High to consecutive Class AAAAA
state titles in 2008 and 2009, and was a first-team all-state selection in
2009. With Booth seeing action along both the offensive and defensive lines,
Camden was a combined 28-2 over those two title seasons, including a 15-0
mark in 2008. A 6-foot-1, 315-pound defensive lineman, Booth started 12
games and played in 13 games for the University of North Alabama in the 2013
season, and finished with 26 total tackles — nine solo and five behind the
line of scrimmage — as the Lions went 10-3, captured the Gulf South
Conference title and reached the NCAA Division II playoff quarterfinals.
According to the university, he also started six games and played in 10 as a
junior, with eight total tackles.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, November 8, 2014, at 11 am at
Agape Christian Fellowship Church, with Pastor Jonny Rogers officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to services
from 10 am to 11 am.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Lashun Booth, Jr., Tykeithtric Booth, Willie Thacker,
Delacey Spatcher, Robert Doyle, Donavan Doyle, Brad Cole, Devin Fizer,
Matthew Jackson, Antwan Session, and members of the 2008 and 2009
Camden County High School Championship Football Team.

Memorial contributions may be made to the college fund account for
Jeremiah’s daughter, Catalina Janelle Booth, which is set up at the Navy
Federal Credit Union, account number 3052533886.

Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.