Monthly Archives: April 2017

Wanda Sue McIntosh – April 27, 2017

Wanda Sue McIntosh Fuller, 72, of Kingsland, passed away Thursday, April 27,
2017 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
Born July 17, 1944 in Waukegan, IL, she was the daughter of the late
Talmadge H. and Lucille R. Moore. In addition to her parents, she was
preceded in death by her husband, John Fuller, sister, Joyce Barrow, and two brothers,
Herman T. Moore, Jr., and Tommy Maxwell.
Mrs. McIntosh had been a resident of Camden County for over 30 years and was
of the Baptist Faith.  She was a Licensed Practical Nurse, receiving her
Associates degree in Pineville, Kentucky.  As well as Kentucky, she had
worked in the Nursing Homes and Hospitals in Savannah and St. Marys, GA.
She enjoyed gardening, fishing, crafts, cooking, and most of all watching
her game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune on television.
Survivors include her daughters, Vanessa Kelly (Wayne) of South Central, TX,
and Rita McIntosh (Dan) of Kingsland; four grandchildren, Shannon Kelly,
Jessica Blair, Krista Fuller (Corey), and Angelica Christian; four great
grandchildren. Corday Fuller, Kariyah Fuller, Kamani Fuller, and Kamilah
Fuller.
Memorial services will be held by the family on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at
the Kingsland First Baptist Church Chapel at 4:00 pm, with Pastor Brian Parker
officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to
services.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of
arrangements.

Pecola Elaine Myers – April 22, 2017

Pecola E. Myers, 83, of St. Marys passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
Born November 7, 1933 in Dublin, GA, she was the daughter of the late Johnny L. and Mae Bell Williams McClendon.  She was also preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey Myers
Mrs. Myers had been a resident of Camden County for over 60 years, and was a teacher with the Charlton County and Camden County School Systems for over 40 years, also to include the Ralph Bunch High School.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Rev. William E. Myers; children, Russell Myers, Rhonda (Fred) Reed, Sean (Felecia) Myers, William A. (Billy) Myers, Rossonna (Mario) Juarez, Corey (Mandy) Myers, Karen Scott, Dale (Jenay) Myers, and Latoya (Nicholas) Whitbeck; brother, Johnny (Lana) McClendon; sister, Lois (Shelli) Stroman; 19 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 12:00 noon, at the First African Baptist Church in St. Marys.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangement.

Tom Walker Barnett, Jr. – April 18, 2017

Tom Walker Barnett, Jr, 73, of Woodbine passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Oak View Rehabilitation Center in Orange Park, FL.
Born July 14, 1943 in Griffin, GA, he was the son of the late Tom Walker Barnett, Jr., and the late Emily Jones Walker.  He was also preceded in death by his brother, Bob Barnett.
Mr. Barnett attended Texas A&M and the University of Texas in El Paso.  He was a Pilot in the United State Army serving his country honorably during Vietnam.  He received the Army Aviator Badge; Vietnam Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal w/Devise; 2 O/S Bars; Air Medal with 12 Oak Leaf Clusters and numerous other medals. He had been employed with the United States Customs Service and the International Bridges in El Paso. Coming to Camden County in 1985 he was employed with the St. Marys Police Department until his retirement  in 2004.
Inurnment with Military Honors will be held later at the National Cemetery in El Paso, TX.
Survivors include his wife, Kaye Barnett of Woodbine; daughter and son in law, Liz and George Ovalle of El Paso, TX; two grandchildren, Sean and Michelle.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Barnett be made to the Camden Humane Society.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Clinton “Buddy” Anderson – April 15, 2017

Clinton “Buddy” Anderson, 64, of St. Marys passed away in the early morning hours Saturday, April 15, 2017, following a lengthy illness.
Buddy was born June 17, 1952 in Waycross, GA.  He was a welder with Gilman Paper Company, retiring with 32 years of service, and also a welder with Elliott’s in Jacksonville, FL for 10 years.  Buddy was a member of the Tarboro Hunting Club and an avid sportsman.
A Celebration of Buddy’s Life will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.
Survivors include his wife, DJ Anderson of St. Marys; mother, Bobbie Carter Bates of Waycross; sisters, Deborah McCrea of Alma and Patricia Stephenson (Steve) of Waycross; children, Raquel Ayres (Mike) of Tampa, FL, Dylan Anderson, and Ryan Anderson both of St. Marys; two step-sons, Shane Nix (Susan) of Kingsland and Shawn Nix (Debbie) of Nashville, GA; grandchildren, Brandon Nix, Kyle Nix, McKayla Ayres, Hudson Ayres, and Hayes Ayres; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Starr Faith Roberts – April 14, 2017

Starr Faith Roberts, 53, of Kingsland, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.
Starr was born June 27, 1963 in Tampa, FL.  She had been a resident of Camden County since 1990, and was a member of Hodges Baptist Church in Yulee, FL.  She was an electrician in Jacksonville, FL, and then telephone consultant with Radial, Inc. in Brunswick.  Starr was a veteran of the United States Navy, stationed in Hawaii, and ran the tour boat for Pearl Harbor.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Pastor Donald Link officiating.  An Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Survivors include her mother, Grace Chancey Scott of Nashville, TN; sisters and brothers, Elaine Hamilton of St. Marys, Edwin Thomas of Panama City, FL, and Scotlyn Eley of Nashville, TN.  She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph F. Scott and brother Nick Scott.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

William McLaren Bohlke – April 12, 2017

William “Bill” Bohlke, 78, of St. Marys passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Community Hospice Warner Center in Fernandina Beach, FL.
Born September 24, 1938 in Jersey City, NJ, he was the son of the late William and Margaret Bohlke.
He is survived by his wife, Carol A. Bohlke of St. Marys; daughter, Annette B. Jones (Max) of Knoxville, TN; son, Dr. W. Scott Bohlke (Jennifer) of Statesboro, GA; three grandchildren, Amanda Jones, Will Bohlke, and Drew Bohlke.
Bill was an avid golfer and would spend hours at the Osprey Cove putting green instructing friends and with much deep conversation.
A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at a later date.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Community Hospice Warner Center, 1348 South 18h St., Medical Office Building B, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Bettie Lee Cottle – April 9, 2017


Betty Lee Cottle, 91, of Woodbine, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
Born October 31, 1925 in Wacahoota, FL, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mamie Lou Bevill.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, David Edgar Cottle, Sr., sons, David Edgar Cottle, Jr. and Benjamin Thomas Cottle, Sr., and brother Van Bevill.
Mrs. Cottle had been a resident of Camden County for over 70 years, and was one of the original founding members of the Woodbine Old School.  She attended Florida State College of Women in Tallahassee, FL.  She was presently the oldest member of the Old School Renovation Committee, was a teacher at Woodbine High School during the 40’s.  She also taught at the Florida School for the Blind and Deaf, Hastings Elementary, Reynolds Street Elementary, in Brunswick, GA., and Woodbine Elementary School.  Along with being a charter member of the Old School Renovation Committee, she was also a member of the DAR, Eastern Star, United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Retired Teacher’s Association of Georgia, the Woodbine Woman’s Club, and long time active worker with the Woodbine Opry.
Survivors include three children, Jimmy Cottle (Diann) of St. Marys, Cheryl Anne Russell (Burwell, Jr.) of Waverly, and Wilton Ray Cottle of Naknek, AK; 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, niece, Peggy Lee Collins, nephew, Joey Bevill, and her dearest friend, Libby Bass.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 15, 2017 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Woodbine at 11:00 am with Fr. John Pearce officiating.  Burial will follow at Colesburg Cemetery.     The family will receive friends Friday, April 14, 2017 at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Bettie Lee Cottle be made to the Old School Renovation Committee, P.O. Box 372, Woodbine, GA 31569.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.