Monthly Archives: September 2016

Judy Kay Horner – September 21, 2016

Judy Kay Horner, 72, of St. Marys, GA, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at her residence.
Born July 4, 1944 in Savannah, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Dorothy Harris Galbraith.
Mrs. Horner had been a resident of Camden County for the past 30 years.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Marys, and member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Order of the Amaranth.
Survivors include her husband, David C. Horner of St. Marys, GA; three children, Randall Horner of Callahan, FL, Deanna Kay Rietveld (Michael) of St. Marys, GA, and Jeffery Horner (Judy) of Yulee, FL; sister, Nancy Tiedt of Savannah, MO; seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Celebration of Judy’s Life will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 10:00 am at the First Baptist Church of St. Marys with Pastor Steve Kegley officiating.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Frank Vitale – September 20, 2016

Frank R.  Vitale, Jr., 78, of Woodbine passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Community Hospice/Morris Center in Jacksonville, Fl.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Woodbine.

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

Charles E. Smith – September 12, 2016

Charles E. Smith, 85, of Harrietts Bluff, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 at his residence.
Born July 13, 1931 in Columbia, SC, he was the son of the late Dewey and Lola Younginer Smith. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Smith, two sons, Charles E. Smith, Jr., and Duane H. Smith, daughter, Susan C. Hardison, and sister, Hessie Mae Smith.
Coming from Charleston, SC, he retired to Camden County 2 1/2 years ago to live with his daughter.  He was very active in football and baseball in his high school years, and later was inducted into the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame.
Mr. Smith was retired from the United States Navy with 20 years of service.  He served his country honorably during the Vietnam Era and the Korean Conflict, receiving numerous medals and commendations.  He also  retired from the Charleston Naval Shipyard with fifteen years of service.
Survivors include his daughter and son in law, Tonya and Perry Ray of Harrietts Bluff; eight grandchildren, Charles E. Smith, III, Cory Smith, Amber Eaton, Faith Renee Smith, Wendy Baker, Angie Baker, Casey Wessinger, and Ricky Wessinger; fifteen great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016, at 4:00 pm, at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, with Pastor Greg Gardell officiating and with full Military Honors.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Michael L. Gall, Jr. – August 29, 2016

Michael L. Gall, Jr., of St. Marys, GA, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016
after battling cancer with courage, dignity, and grace.

Born May 3, 1947 in Perth Amboy, NJ, he was the son of the late Michael L.
and Anna M. Gall. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph,
Rev. Florian , and Gerard.

Mr. Gall received his undergraduate degree from Mount St. Mary’s University,
his masters from New Jersey City University, and his doctorate from Nova
Southeastern University. He was a teacher/administrator in Brick Township NJ.,
and an adjunct professor at several New Jersey Universities. Prior to retiring
to St. Marys he resided in Colts Neck, NJ. He was an avid golfer and gardener.

He leaves behind his wife Kathleen Kalita Gall, sister Lucille Gall, brother
Jerome Gall (Norinne), sister in law Gail Gall, brother in law Paul Kalita (Kerrie),
and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church with Fr. Mariusz officiating.

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