Diana Renee Carroll Tanner, 48, affectionately known as “Lovey” by family and friends, passed away suddenly at home Monday, May 9, 2016, after a recent illness. Employed by Wal-Mart in St. Mary’s, Georgia, Lovey developed close relationships with her coworkers and numerous customers during her 20-year service as a Licensed Certified Pharmacy Technician. She was a 1985 graduate of Ware County High School moving to St. Mary’s in 1988.
A free spirit, generous and independent Lovey easily turned friends into family. She enjoyed time at the beach and fishing with her son Hunter. Renee was born August 2, 1967 in Palatka, Florida. She is survived by her son Hunter Trey Howell, of St. Mary’s, Georgia, who she adored and was the light of her life. She is also survived by her parents, Alford John “A.J.” Sr. and Glenda Carroll of Waycross; a brother John Carroll, Jr. and his wife Vicy of Hahira, Georgia; a nephew, Jonathon Bryant Carroll of Hahira, Georgia; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends also survive her.
Her Grandparents Walter and Lois Wilkinson, Luther Carroll and Virginia and Don LeDrew preceded her in death.
Visitation services will be held at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Mary’s, Georgia, Friday May 13, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel in Waycross, Georgia, Saturday May 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys and Miles-Odum Funeral Home of Waycross and is in charge of the arrangements.
Carol Ann Nissen, 63, of Brunswick passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm at King of Peace Episcopal Church in Kingsland, with Fr. Al Crumpton officiating.