Monthly Archives: November 2016

Leonard E. Bendall, Jr. – November 18, 2016

Leonard E. Bendall, Jr., 58, of Kingsland, passed away Friday, November 18, 2016 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.

A Celebration of Lenny’s Life will be held Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 5:00 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.  Visitation will follow the services.

Survivors include his two sisters, Vikki B. Josselyn and Dana B. Johnson; nephews: Walter “Joss” Josselyn, III (Summer), Anthony Coker, and Jake Johnson; niece, Brooke Johnson; great nephews, Ryan, Alex, Zach, and Hunter.

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

Jeannette Cirillo – November 19, 2016

Jeannette Cirillo, 84, of St. Marys passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, GA.

Born April 5, 1932 in Albany, NY, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Genevieve Constantine.

Survivors include her daughter, Judy Delaney of Woodbine.

Private visitation was held at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with funeral services and burial to follow in Amsterdam, NY.

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

William “Tim” Pierce – November 15, 2016

William “Tim” Pierce, 56, of Kingsland, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL.
Born May 27, 1960 in Alma, GA, he was the son of the late William “Shack” Pierce and the late Norma Jean Miles.  He was also preceded in death by two brother in laws, Kenny Smith and Don Smith.
Tim had resided in Camden County most all of his life and was an avid outdoorsman.  He enjoyed fishing, being outside with the campfires, and most of all, loved his family.
Survivors include his wife, Pam Pierce, two sons, Timothy Brian Pierce and Corey Landry Pierce all of Kingsland; two brothers, Phillip Pierce (Corina) of Ohio, and William “Doodle” Pierce (Donna Kay) of Folkston; sister, Belinda P. Hayes (Jeff) of Waycross; granddaughter, Cameran Pierce; mother in law, Faye Smith of Kingsland, sister in law, Tammie Ward of Woodbine; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, at 12 noon with Pastor Lisa King officiating.  Burial to follow at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to services.
Pallbearers: Robert Pierce, Edsel Pierce, Doodle Pierce, Shane Farmer, Kyle Ward, Khris Ward, Tracy Beard, and Derek Beard.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements

Samantha D. Vedua – November 14, 2016

Samantha D. Vedua, 33, of St. Marys passed away Monday, November 14, 2016 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
Samantha was born January 7, 1983 in Gainesville, GA.  She was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree, and attended Southeast Community Church in Kingsland.  Coming from Dawsonville, GA, she had been a resident of Camden County for the past 2 years.  She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, and daughter in law.
Survivors include her husband, Gabriel Vedua, children, Alyssa Vedua, Ethan Vedua, and Oliver Vedua, all of St. Marys; sister, Chelsie Jarrard; mother in law, Robyn Vedua of Kingsland; extended family, Heather and Mark Brooks, and several nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Sharon L. Hoevet – November 12, 2016

Sharon L. Hoevet, 74, of Kingsland, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Baptist Medical Center in Amelia Island, Florida.
Born October 12, 1942 in Mankato, Minnesota, she was the daughter of the late Harlan and Leona Ulman.
Sharon had resided in Camden County for the past 9 years.  She was a 1960 graduate of Janesville High School in Janesville, MN, and held the title of 1960 Miss Madison Lake.  She received her Associates degree in Arts at the Mankato State University  in Minnesota, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in Austin, MN.  While living in Mankato, Sharon was an active member of the Madison Lake German Club and a volunteer with Goodwill and the Salvation Army.  She was a member of the Kingsland First United Methodist Church and member of the Silver Saints and Bible Study groups.
Survivors include her Son, Robert Hoevet of Kingsland, two daughters, Kristine Wolfe (Bill) of Baltimore, MD, and Becky Hoevet of Madison, WI; the love of her life, her only grandson, Zachary Hoevet.
A Celebration of Sharon’s Life will be held Monday, November 21, 2016 at 5:00 pm, at the Kingsland First United Methodist Church with Pastor Devon Schultz and Pastor Chip Strickland officiating.  Visitation will be held at the church, one hour prior to services.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Sharon L. Hoevet be made to the Kingsland First United Methodist Church, Food Pantry.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Ann Johnson Lundin – November 8, 2016

Ann Johnson Lundin, 90, of St. Marys passed away at her residence on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
Ms. Ann was born September 29, 1926,  in Clearwater, FL, to the late Herbert and Margaret Johnson.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. David J. Lundin, son, David Richard Lundin, and twin great great granddaughters, Emma Rae and Addison Ann Sellars.
Ms. Ann had been a resident of Camden County since 1954, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Marys.  She taught Sunday School for 65 years, was co-director of Women on Missions, member of the Silver Saints Choir and Heaven Bound Sunday School Class.  She was very active in her church and was loved so dearly by all her church family.   Ms. Ann was a member of the Earl of Camden Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, currently serving as Chaplain, and very active member of the St. Marys Senior Center.  Such a loving, kind hearted lady, with a smile always on her face, she will forever be remembered and never forgotten.
Survivors include her three daughters, Judy L. Thurner (Chris), Barbara D. Lundin all of St. Marys, and Margie L. McDonald (Stewart) of Kodiak, Alaska; five grandchildren, Dennis Caldwell, Christi Caldwell Sellars, Suzi Caldwell Lee, John McDonald, and Anna McDonald; three great grandchildren, Austin Sellars (Ashley), Morgan Sellars, and Clayton Sellars; great great granddaughter, Hartley Sellars; cousin, Teri Jackson; daughter in law, Marilyn Lundin Decker; former son in law, Wayne Caldwell (Ginny), her faithful and loyal pet, Lady, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the First Baptist Church of St. Marys at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Steve Kegley, Pastor Rick Douylliez, and Pastor Ron Wildes officiating.  Interment to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the church prior to services from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.
Pallbearers: Dennis Caldwell, Austin Sellars, Clayton Sellars, Harold Fortner, Frank Ridenour, Edwin Merrow, Sonny Stewart, and Alan Chester.
Honorary: Parnell Crump, Lewis Gordon, Bobby Mitchell, J.R. Jones, Jim Stearn, Ron Dubose, James Roberson, Conrad Carlson, Nick Ayers, members of the DAR and Heaven Bound Sunday School Class.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Ms. Ann Lundin, be made to the First Baptist Church of St. Marys Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions or Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.