Monthly Archives: July 2018

Freeman A. Finkel – July 28, 2018

Freeman A. Finkel, 77, of Kingsland, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018 at his residence.
Born July 8, 1941 in Plymouth, NH, he was the son of the late Louis and Fay Silversmith Finkel.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Hope Finkel.
Mr. Finkel had been a resident of Camden County for the past 20 years, and was retired from the United States Navy with 20 years of service, and served his country honorably during Vietnam.  He was an avid golfer, and a Legacy Life Member of the VFW Post #8385.  He was a loving father, brother, and grandfather.
Survivors include his daughters, Lisa Finkel Randolph (Daniel) of St. Marys, and Sherri Jones (Lew) of St. Marys; sister, Naomi Halpert (Bob) of Rhode Island; three grandchildren, Philicia R. Landry (Desiree), Joshua Jones, and Steven Jones (Carson); 1 great grandchild, Robert Wayne Jones.
Services will be held Friday, August 3, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Allison Memorial  Chapel in St. Marys, and with full Military Honors.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Kaitlyn Rae Taylor – July 28, 2018

Kaitlyn Rae Taylor, 26, formerly of St. Marys, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018 in Fairfax, VA due to an automobile accident.
Kaitlyn was born August 15, 1991 in Clearwater, Florida.  She had been a resident of Camden County for 14 years, and was a member of the TopCats dance team at Camden County High School in her Freshman and Sophomore years.  She was also crowned 2007 Miss Teen Sweetheart Golden Isles.  Kaitlyn was a 2009 graduate of Woodford County High School in Versailles, KY.  She enjoyed playing video games, taking silly pictures, hiking, fishing and loved the outdoors.  Her favorite foods were vanilla ice coffee and mac and cheese.  Kaitlyn was a loyal friend and loved and adored her family.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of St. Marys at 11:00 am, with Pastor Roland Norris officiating.  Burial will follow at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland.  The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to services.
Pallbearers: William Holdaway, Austin Miller, Shawn Coover, Joseph Snowden, Scott Dukes, and Tripp Dean.
Survivors include her parents, Angela and John Taylor of St. Marys; brother, Austin Miller of St. Marys, half sister, Madeline Sjogren of Lexington, KY; uncles, Nick E. Proffitt (Sharon and William R. Proffitt (Jean); grandparents, Cathy and Don Teel of Christiansburg, VA and Randall J. Proffitt of St. Marys; Special friend, William Holdaway.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Billy Zane Chandler – July 24, 2018

Billy Zane Chandler, 75, formerly of Kingsland, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Gainesville, Florida.

Mr. Chandler was born in Jasper, Alabama on January 4, 1943. He was a resident of Tucker, GA, for most of his life, and served in the United States Army at Fort Benning Georgia, Fort Campbell Kentucky, Japan and Korea. He was in the Carpenters Union local 225 in Atlanta for 30 years. He was a resident of Tucker, GA and Kingsland, GA and spent his last remaining years in Gainesville, FL.

Bill is survived by his devoted friend and ex-wife, Judy Chandler; Mother, Christine Hood; Children, Dawn (Neil) Ford, Jessie (Gayla) Chandler, John (Donna) Chandler, Bonnie Hill, Sandra (Richard) Moore, 17 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

Bill is preceded in death by his father, Robert Porter Chandler and brothers Jerry Chandler and Ronnie Chandler.

Memorial Services will be held at Allison Memorial Chapel on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 4 pm, with Pastor Edward Dixon officiating and with Military Honors.

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

 

 

 

Steven S. Fridolfson – July 23, 2018

Steven S. Fridolfson, 58, of Woodbine, passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health System, Camden.
Steven was born August 14, 1959 in Algona, Iowa.  He was a graduate of Rolfe High School in Rolfe, Iowa.  Steven had resided in Camden County for 38 years and was employed at Tire Mart for 30 years.  He enjoyed cooking and most of all loved his family.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy.
Survivors include his mother, Sharon Kay Reefer Fridolfson of Woodbine; daughter, Wanda Nichols of Woodbine; sister, Deedee Fridolfson of Mason City, Iowa; four brothers, Rocky Fridolfson of Woodbine, Todd Fridolfson of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Wayne Fridolfson of Statesville, NC, and Mark Fridolfson of Rolfe, Iowa; grandchild, Stevie Lang; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Thomas Fridolfson
Private services will be held by the family at a later date.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Robert I. Granger, Jr – July 22, 2018

Robert I. Granger, Jr., 70, of St. Marys passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018
at his residence.

Bob was born March 21, 1948 in Miami, FL, and was the son of the late Robert
I. Granger, Sr, and the late Betty Jane Granger.

Bob had been a resident of Camden County for the past 41 years.  He was a
Miami Beach Police Officer for 10 years, and 20 year retiree with Gilman
Paper Company in St. Marys.  He enjoyed camping, planting and gardening,
traveling, and visiting with his friends and family every chance he could.
Bob was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and also served as Deacon.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at New Hope Baptist
Church at 2:00 pm with Pastor George Anderson and Pastor Don Schunck
officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at
Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.

Survivors include his wife, Fran Granger, two sons, Robert I. Granger, III
(Allison), and Matthew Granger (Amanda) all of St. Marys; sister, Barbara
Granger Little of St. Marys; brother, Steve Granger (Thresa) of Navarre, FL;
mother in lae, Ann Coppi; five grandchildren, Hayley Granger, Hannah
Granger, Heather Granger, Kaine Granger, and Jenna Granger; several  nieces
and nephews.

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

Georgia Ann Blair – July 20, 2018

Georgia A. Blair, 77, of Kingsland passed away Friday, July 20, 2018 at Community Hospice in Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Born March 30, 1941 in Freeport, Long Island, NY, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Zwirlein.  She was also preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Zwirlein.
Georgia had been a resident of Camden County since 1979, and was retired from the Navy Base Exchange with 35 years of service.  She was a volunteer with the Camden County Elementary School System, and a member of Our Lady star of the Sea Catholic Church and Ladies Auxiliary.
Georgia enjoyed traveling, collecting antiques, shopping, and square dancing.  She was a sponsor for two Patriot Service Dogs for Disabled Veterans in Jacksonville, FL.
A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, July 28th at 10:00 am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in St. Marys, with Fr. Mariusz officiating.  Burial will be held at Jacksonville National Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Cory Brown, Bryant Brown, Dennis Foster, Keith Foster, Brian Blair, and Edward Kaczmarek.
The family will receive friends on Friday, July 27th at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with a rosary being recited at 5:00 pm and visitation to follow until 7:00 pm.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Blair of Kingsland, two daughters, Shelley Ann Blair of Kingsland and Jodi Diane Blair of St. Marys; two sisters, Louise Eigmey of Fairhaven, VT and Phyllis Marcellus of Spokane, WA.; three grandchildren, Cory E. Brown, Bryant Brown, and Bailey Johnsen.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions in memory of Georgia Blair be made to the Patriot Service Dogs, 10545 S.E. 40 2nd Court, Belleview, FL 34420.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Richard Jason Angel – July 19, 2018

Richard Jason Angel, 42, of St. Marys passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at St. Joseph Candler Hospital in Savannah.
Richard was born March 10, 1976 in Tamuning, Guam, and had been a resident of Camden County since 1982.  He was a 1995 graduate of Camden County High School, and served active duty in the United States Army from 1995 to 2001, and the Army National Guard from 2002 to 2011.  He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints.
Services will be held Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys at 6:00 pm with Bishop Jack Gross officiating.  Visitation will follow the service.  Interment will be held at the Jacksonville National Cemetery with military honors.
Survivors include his parents, Armando and Juanita Rosaria Angel of St. Marys; brother, Gerald Angel, and sister Amanda Angel Faleschini (Pete); niece, Isadora Faleschini; three nephews, Sawyer Faleschini, Wyatt Faleshchini, and Asher Faleschini.
The family requests Memorial Contributions in memory of Richard Angel be made to the Diabetes Foundation or American Lung Association.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Lamar Cloud – July 6, 2018

Lamar Cloud, 83, passed away on July 6, 2018 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, Georgia. He was the husband of Mary Josephine Cloud. They were married for fifty-seven years.

Born December 20, 1934 in Guntersville, Alabama, he was the son of the late Willis (Will) Hines and Lila Jones Cloud. He graduated from Marshall High School, and was a veteran of the United States Army.

Lamar worked for nine years at Hudson Pulp and Paper Company in Palatka, FL. In 1961, He moved to Saint Marys and worked at Gilman Paper Company for thirty-eight years on #3 paper machine.

Lamar is survived by his wife, sons: Lamar Kevin Cloud, wife Anna; William Keith Cloud. daughter: Donna Lisa Cloud Cansler, husband Charles, grandchildren: Rachel Ann Cloud, William Brent Cloud, James Heider Cloud, William Starbuck Cansler, Elizabeth Cauldwell Cansler, Catherine Furguson Cansler, Elsa Turner Cloud, sister: Callie Sue Young, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, sisters Opal Helms, Ossie Nell Touchstone and Gladys Norris and brothers Will Cloud, Walter Dixon Cloud, and Andrew Belson Cloud.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10:00 am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in St. Marys with Fr. Mariusz officiating. Internment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial donations be made in memory of Lamar Cloud to the American Cancer Society.

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