Monthly Archives: February 2016

Randolph H. Odum – February 28, 2016

Randolph H. Odum, 73, of Kingsland, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016 at his residence.
Born September 13, 1942 in Monroe, GA, he was the son of the late Clarence and Florence Moon Odum.  He was also preceded in death by two sons, Warren Odum and Jody Odum.
Mr. Odum had resided in Camden County most all of his life and was retired from Gilman Paper Company.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
A Memorial service will be held at his residence, 905 Brazell Lane in Kingsland, on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm, with Pastor Margie Jenkins officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Jean A. Odum of Kingsland; children, Randolyn Lewis (Keith) of Lowenoak, ARK, Teddy Odum (Catherine) of Iowa, Chris Odum of Jonesboro, and Shane Odum of Kingsland; three brothers, Terrell Odum, Gerald Odum, and Lamar Odum of Monroe; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Robert E. Stickman – February 18, 2016

Robert E. Stickman, 66, of Kingsland, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016 at St. Vincents Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL.

Bob was born in Teaneck, NJ on January 6, 1950, and was the son of the late Robert and Irene Kane Stickman.

Bob had been a resident of Camden County since 2003.  He was a graduate of St. Johns University in Staten Island, NY, where he received his Bachelor’s degree.   He was Vice-President of Sharp Electronics, retiring with 15 years of service, and was an avid golfer,  He also loved hunting and traveling, and attended Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in St. Marys.

Survivors include his wife, Denise Stickman of Kingsland; mother in law, Helen DeVries of Kingsland; sister in law, Debbie Farinella of Danbury, NH; brother in law, Kenny DeVries of Spencer, MA; two nieces, two nephews, one great niece and one great nephew.

A Celebration of Bob’s Life will be held at a later date.

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

Bette W. Harrison – February 17, 2016

Bette William Hendrickson Harrison, 93, of St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Bayview Nursing Home in Nahunta.
Mrs. Harrison was born September 12, 1922 in Los Angeles, CA, and was the daughter of the late William Hendrickson, Sr., and the late Ellen Hegstrom Hendrickson.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Morgan Harrison, son in law, Kenneth King Brooks, sister, Helen Hendrickson Young, and half brothers, William Hendrickson, Jr, and Alfred Hendrickson.
Coming from Lancaster, CA, she had moved to Camden County 27 years ago so she could have quality time with her only two grandchildren.  She was educated at Los Angeles High School and Hunter Business College, and was a United States Navy  WAVE, serving her country honorably during WWII.  Mrs. Harrison was a member of Camden County Medical Center Auxiliary, and did volunteer work with the Camden Medical Center Pink Lady’s and Kings Bay American Red Cross.  She was a life long positive thinker who refused to have a negative thought; a avid sports fan who made a point of watching the Little League World Series every year; a long standing Los Angeles Dodger season ticket holder; enjoyed studying maps, researching genealogy, trying new recipes, playing bridge and mahjong.  She had a great appreciation for all “The Arts” and always said the best experience of her life was serving as a WWII Navy WAVE. 
Services will be held Sunday, March 6, 2016 at King of Peace Episcopal Church at 3:00 pm with Rev. Al Crumpton officiating and with Military Honors.  Mrs. Harrison will be laid to rest at Joshua Memorial Park in Lancaster, CA.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Jane Brooks of St. Marys; two sons, William Edward Harrison of San Antonio, TX and James Thomas Harrison of St. Marys; granddaughter, Sara Jean Brooks of Orlando, FL; grandson, Ryan Lawrence Brooks of Tavares, FL; brother in law, Robert Harrison of Indio, CA; several nieces and nephews.
The family requests Memorial Donations in Memory of Bette Harrison be made to King of Peace Episcopal Church Priest Discretionary Fund (this fund is used to aid persons in need), 6230 Laurel Island Parkway, Kingsland, GA 31548.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Joey D. Wolfenbarger – February 16, 2016

Joey D. Wolfenbarger, 28, of Brunswick, passed away February 16, 2016 at UF Health Shands in Jacksonville, FL.

Joey was a former resident of Camden County, and a 2006 graduate of Camden County High.  He moved to Brunswick 6 years ago and had been employed with Brunswick Port Authority.  He enjoyed making wine and was a Tennessee Volunteers fan.

A Celebration of Joey’s Life will be held Friday, February 19th at 6:00 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home 30 minutes prior to service time.

Survivors include his father, Greg Wolfenbarger of Jacksonville, FL; mother and step-father, Melissa and Bill Schriver of Woodbine; fiancee’, Sarah May of Brunswick; siblings, Michael Wolfenbarger of Lyons, Brianna Wolfenbarger of Virginia Beach, VA, and Robert Worklan of Washington State; one nephew, Gregory Miles Wolfenbarger.

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

 

 

Mary Knox Barnes – February 13, 2016

Mary Knox Barnes, 85, of St. Marys, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Senior Care Center.

A gathering of friends and family will be held on Sunday, February 21, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.

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

Billy Findley – February 11, 2016

Billy Findley, 82, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL.
Born July 13, 1933 in Lyons, GA, he was the son of the late Harley J. and Willie A. Davis Findley.  He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lamar Findley and Leo Findley.
Billy had lived in Camden County, GA., most all of his life.  He was retired from Georgia Power Company with 33 years of service.  He was a past member of the Kingsland Lions Club, member of Westside Baptist Church, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He enjoyed fishing with his Georgia Power friends through the years, and was an avid Braves and Bulldog fan.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Alice Findley of Jesup, GA; son, Donnie Findley of Troy, MI; three daughters, Debbie Jeffers of Fleming Island, FL, Beth Botts (Jason) of Ladson, SC, and Faith Vincent (Wendell) of Summerville, SC; nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren, several step-children, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 11:00 am at Westside Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Gentry officiating, and with visitation one hour prior to service time.  Burial will follow at Old Fellowship Baptist Churchyard Cemetery in Brooklet, GA at 3:30 pm with Military Honors.
The family requests that memorial contributions in memory of Billy Findley be made to The Miracle League of Camden County, P.O. Box 37, Kingsland, GA  31548.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Robert D. Cuthbertson, Sr – February 2, 2016

Robert D. Cuthbertson, Sr., 81, of St. Marys, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick.
Born September 19, 1934 in Morganton, NC, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Fannie Moore Cuthbertson.
Mr. Cuthbertson had been a resident of Camden County since 1993.  He had 45 years of government service, with 23 of these years retiring from the United States Navy, serving his country honorably during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam.  He was an avid sports fan, especially college and pro football.  He was a member of the Shiloh AME Church of Morganton, NC, and loved the Lord.  A loving husband, father, and grandfather, he will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 12, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Wheeler Street Church of God with Bishop Verdell Griffin, Jr., and Minister Michael Cuthbertson officiating.  The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys on Thursday, February 11th from 5 pm to 7 pm.  Mr. Cuthbertson will be interred at Jacksonville National Cemetery on February 15, 2016 with full military honors.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann Cuthbertson of St. Marys; four sons, Michael D. Cuthbertson, Sr. of St. Marys, Gregory B. Cuthbertson, Sr. (Dawn) of St. Marys, Stanley L. Cuthbertson of Kingsland, and Robert D. Cuthbertson, Jr. (Kathleen) of St. Marys; two daughters, Stacy Cuthbertson and Robin Cuthbertson both of South FL; five sisters, Lula Corpening, Velva Jenkins, Laura Jean Kincaid, Evelyn Erving, and Hazel Fuller (Daniel), all of Morganton, NC; brother, Benjamin Cuthbertson, Jr. of Morganton, NC; brother in law, Robert Hamilton (Hattie) of Milton, FL; sisters in law, Joanne Clayton (Richard) of Las Vegas, NV, and Bertha Hamilton of Milton, FL; 16 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and a host of extended family.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Michael D. Schmitt – January 31, 2016

Michael D. Schmitt, 58, of Kingsland, passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at his residence.
Born March 26, 1957 in Oxburg, Germany, he was the son of the late Harry L. and Wanda Royster Schmitt.  He was also preceded in death by his brother, Harry L. Schmitt, Jr., and sister, Sandra Lee Cooper.
Michael had been a resident of Camden County since 1994, and was retired from the United States Navy with 20 years of service.  He was an avid golfer and loved fishing.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kingsland.
Graveside services will be held at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland, Friday, February 5, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., with full military honors.  The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys on Thursday evening from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Survivors include his wife, Beckie Schmitt, son, Timmy Schmitt (Kim), and daughter, Jessica Schmitt all of Kingsland; brother, Christopher Schmitt (Janet) of Martinez; sister, Patricia Potter of MI; several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.