Monthly Archives: December 2019

Louis Muro- December 20, 2019

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Louis M. Muro, 80, of Kingsland died Friday morning (December 20, 2019) at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida after an extended illness. Mr. Muro was born in New York, NY to the late James and Edna Krug Muro and had made Kingsland his home for the past 7 years. He ran a Junkyard for many years and was an avid fisherman. He loved attending church and playing golf and had a passion for jigsaw puzzles. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two siblings, James Muro and Agnes Fuzia.

Mr. Muro is survived by his wife, Barbara Muro of Kingsland; two children, Michael Muro wife Joann of Kingsland, Joseph Muro wife Cathy of Samford, Florida; three grandchildren, Michael Muro, Vincent Muro, Joseph Muro; a great-granddaughter, Giovanna Muro; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Memorialization is by Cremation. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Troy Wise, Sr.- December 22, 2019

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Troy Edward Wise,Sr., 88, of St. Marys died Sunday (December 22, 2019) at his residence after a brief illness. Mr. Wise was born in Mann, West Virginia to the late Henry Wise and made St. Marys his home since 1966. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. where he served his country faithfully. Mr. Wise was a retired Master Electrician from Gilman Paper Company. He was a dedicated member to the St. Marys Masonic Lodge #109 and Point Peter Baptist Church, where he was very active and involved in all events. Mr. Wise took great joy in keeping up his yard and keeping it in immaculate condition, but his true passion was the scrabble word jumbles in the newspaper. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Emily Ives Wise and a sister, Betty Kramer.

Mr. Wise is survived by two children, Troy Edward Wise, Jr. wife Angie of Alabama, Laura Allison Rowe husband Frank of Jacksonville, Florida; five grandchildren, Cheryl Melissa Julian husband Brad, Tristen Haines husband Bobby, Albert Thornton, Tori Tapley Fiancee Greg Harris, Charlie Rowe; Great-grandchildren, Rhiannon Mays husband Jamie, Raygen Jacobs, Mason Jacobs; a great-great grandchild, Xavier Mays; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held Saturday (December 28, 2019) at 10:00am at Point Peter Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Rev. Doug Gibson will be officiating the service.

Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5-7pm at Allison Memorial Chapel.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Thomas Clifton Quinn, Sr.- December 17, 2019

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Thomas Clifton Quinn, Sr., 78, of St. Marys died Tuesday morning (December 17, 2019) at Memorial Health in Jacksonville after an extended illness. Mr. Quinn was born in Douglas, Georgia to the late Jimpsey Lee Quinn and Thelma Corrine Worth Quinn and made St. Marys his home for the last 57 years. He was a man of faith and passion, he was a member of Westside Baptist Church and enjoyed being on his farm and gardening. He was retired from Gilman Paper Company as a superintendent and served his country as part of the United States Navy. Above all he was a family man, he loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, unconditionally.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by three brothers, J. Lee Quinn, Monroe Quinn and Charles Emory Quinn.

Mr. Quinn is survived by his wife, Helen Quinn of St. Marys; three children, Cliff Quinn, Jr. of St. Marys, Kelly Gibson of Titusville, Florida, Kathy Long of St. Marys; six grandchildren, Clifton Quinn, III, wife Kisa of St. Marys, Chris Quinn wife Tanya of Cincinnati, Ohio, Kevin Quinn of Daytona Beach, Florida, Jessie Quinn, Jacksonville, Florida, Tyler Long wife Tara of St. Angelo, Texas, Chase Gibson of Jacksonville, Florida; three great-grandchildren, Layla Quinn, Savannah Quinn, Raelyn Quinn; expected great-grandchild, Gracelyn Quinn; two siblings, Yvonne Sanders of Brunswick, Derryl Quinn wife Martha of Leesburg, Georgia; a sister-in-law, Jeffery Quinn of Broxton, Georgia; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held Thursday (December 19, 2019) at 1:00pm at Westside Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Rev. James Roberson will be officiating the service. The family request Co-Workers from Gilman Paper Company serve as Honorary Pallbearers and should gather at the church by 12:45pm.

Visitation will be held Wednesday afternoon from 6-8pm at Allison Memorial Chapel.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Samuel Lee- December 17, 2019

Samuel Lee

Samuel Morris Lee died Tuesday morning (December 17, 2019) at Harrietts Bluff, Georgia.

He was born in Charlton County, Georgia on July 4, 1940 to the late Dolphus and Nellie Crews Lee. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Lee; a sister, Joann Lee and a brother, Wollard Lee. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Susan Lee; a brother, Ronnie Lee; a nephew, Samuel D. Lee and a niece, Cathy Lee Aaron.

Samuel graduated from Camden County High School, in Woodbine, Georgia. He then went on to graduate from Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia with a Bachelors Degree in Education. After earning his Bachelors he then went on to earn a Masters and Specialist Degrees in Education from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

Mr. Lee taught at West Wilkes High School in Wilkes County, North Carolina. After moving back to Camden County he served as Vice-Principal and Principal of Camden County High School in St. Marys, Georgia for 14 years. After serving as Principal he then went on to serve as the Financial Director for the Camden County School System for 13 years. He also was a member of First Baptist Church of St. Marys, Georgia.

Burial will be held in the White Plains Friends Meeting Cemetery in White Plains, North Carolina.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Mark Watson- December 10, 2019

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Mark Hayes Watson, 57, of Woodbine died Tuesday morning (December 10, 2019) at his residence after a brief illness. Mr. Watson was born to the late Eugene Hayes Watson and Patricia Ann Groover Watson and had made Woodbine his home for most of his life. He served his country faithfully by joining the United States Army in the 1st Infantry Division known as the Big Red One. He was a heavy equipment operator and an avid outdoors-man. He loved to hunt and fish and was an exceptional craftsman. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen Watson and his faithful dog Pete.

Mr. Watson is survived by his mother, Tish Watson of Woodbine; two sisters, Kimberly Watson husband Brian of Kingsland, Jennifer Hamilton of Bluffton, South Carolina; a niece, Hanna Jade; four nephews, Madison, Gene, Lucas, Cole; a great-niece, Ava Grace; special cousin, Raymond Price; his beloved dog, Buddy; numerous other relatives.

A visitation will be held Friday (December 13, 2019) from 11:00am-1:00pm at Allison Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations be made to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, 370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

James Lee- December 10, 2019

James A. Lee, 86, of Kingsland died Tuesday morning (December 10, 2019) at his residence after an extended illness. Mr. Lee was born in Frost Proof, Florida to the late James Benjamin Lee and Martha Sibyl Sirmans Lee and had made Kingsland his home for the past several decades. He served his country faithfully by joining the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Lee worked for CSX for many years before retiring as a carman. He was a man of many talents and hobbies, he enjoyed piloting his plane and being in the air, but he also loved camping and fishing while on the ground. He had a passion for Bluegrass music and played many different instruments. He was known for being a great cook and could run a BBQ all while being referred to as “John Wayne”.

In addition to his parent he is preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Belle Dillingham and Ethel Jones.

Mr. Lee is survived by his wife, Delores Lee of Kingsland; three children, Virgil Lee wife Lisa of Kingsland, Larry Lee wife Trudie of Kingsland, Terry Lee wife April of Brunswick; nine grandchildren, Toni, Chase, Brittany, Renee husband Adam, Garrett wife Morgan, Cheyenne, Anna husband Aaron, Deanna husband Alex, Tara; seven great-grandchildren, Ali, Donovan, Francis, Tristen, Harper, Ethan, Amelia; three siblings, Lindsey Lee, Henry Merier, Carroll Merier; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A graveside service will be held Thursday (December 12, 2019) at 11:30am at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Thursday morning from 10-11am at Allison Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the GHC Hospice Foundation, Post Office Box 15665, Savannah, GA, 31416

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Jonnie Stevens- December 8, 2019

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Jonnie Belinda Raby Stevens, 60, of St. Marys died Sunday morning (December 8, 2019) at Southeast Georgia Health System of Camden after a brief illness. Mrs. Stevens was born in Elkton, Maryland to the late Fred Raby and Eloise Yvonne McClanahan and had made St. Marys her home for the past 20 years. She drove a school bus for several years and had recently drove for DoorDash. Mrs. Stevens attended Restoration Church and loved flowers and gardening. Most of all she loved dogs and her family and the time she spent with them.

Mrs. Stevens is survived by her husband, George Stevens of St. Marys; three children, Paul Ramey wife Jennifer of St. Marys, James Ramey wife Tiffany of Hilton Head, South Carolina, Jessica Peacock husband Robert of St. Marys; five grandchildren, RosaLia Dangerfield, Macey Ramey, Kaitlyn Ramey, Elizabeth Ramey, Sarah Ramey; a brother, Tony Raby wife Sharron of Princeton, West Virginia; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A visitation will be held Wednesday (December 11, 2019) from 11:30am to 1:30pm at Allison Memorial Chapel. A memorial service will be held Wednesday afternoon (December 11, 2019) at 6:00pm at Restoration Church.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Ada Iris Izaguirre- December 5, 2019

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Ada Iris Hernandez Izaguirre, 72, of Kingsland died Thursday evening (December 5, 2019) at Southeast Georgia Health System of Camden after a brief illness. Mrs. Izaguirre was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico to the late Manuel Antonio Hernandez and Miriam (Miri) Hernandez Rivera, but had made Kingsland her home for the past 16 years. She was a bilingual teacher for many years in New York City and loved literature of any type. She was passionate about music, painting and dancing, so much that she would occasionally perform the hula dance. Mrs. Izaguirre was a woman of faith and attended New Hope Baptist Church for many years.

Mrs. Izaguirre is survived by her husband, Mario R. Izaguirre-Munoz of Kingsland; a son, Frank Stout, Jr. of New York City, New York; a granddaughter, Katylen Stout; a sister, Evelyn Elivra; two brothers, Manuel Antonio Hernandez, Carlos Hernandez; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held Thursday (December 12, 2019) at 2:00pm in the Allison Memorial Chapel. The family will be receiving friends beginning at 1:00pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Lawnwood Cemetery. Pastor George Anderson will be officiating the service.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Nikita Ferebee- December 5, 2019

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Nikita Shavon Ferebee, 32, of St. Marys died Thursday morning (December 5, 2019) at her residence after an extended illness. Ms. Ferebee was born in Birmingham, Alabama to Andre and Kathy Lavon Garrett Ferebee and had made St. Marys her home in her youth.

She graduated from Camden County High School and attended Columbus State University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a recent Master’s degree in science. She worked for Aflac as a lead claims specialist. She loved music especially Reggae and Afro Beats, was always interested in cosmetics and hair styles. She had a passion for volunteering in the community and helping people.

Ms. Ferebee is survived by her son, Trenton Young of St. Marys; her parents, Andre and Kathy Ferebee of St. Marys; a sister, Undrea Ferebee of Columbus, Georgia; numerous aunts, uncles and other relatives.

Special love goes to her first cousin and lifelong friend, Rikia Parker-Nelson.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday (December 10, 2019) at 2:00pm at St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church in St. Marys. The family will be receiving friends beginning at 1:00pm at the church. The family request that all current and former AFLAC Co-workers serve as Honorary Pallbearers and should be at the church by 1:45pm.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation (TNBC), P.O. Box 204, Norwood, NJ, 07648.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Johnathan Corker- December 1, 2019

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Johnathan Whitney Corker, 37, of St. Marys, Georgia, born October 9th, 1982 passed from this Earth Sunday morning (December 1, 2019). Johnathan was born in Smithfield, North Carolina to Billy Ray Corker, Jr. and the late Barbara Bradford Smith and had made St. Marys his home over the last several years. He served his country faithfully as a Radioman in the United States Navy.

Johnathan was loved by many and never met a stranger. Even when he was hard on his Navy brothers, they respected him and loved him. He was a son, brother, husband, father, friend, mentor, Navy Senior Chief, and a diehard Tar Heels fan. His passions were his wife and kids first and foremost. His other passions were golfing, fishing, and spending time with his friends and family.

One of his favorite family traditions was to be the first to text or call a friend or relative and say “Christmas Eve Gift”. It became a competition and he thoroughly enjoyed winning almost every year.

Mr. Corker is survived by his wife, Amber Kristen Corker of St. Marys; two children, Johnathan David Corker, Payton Jane Corker; his father, Billy Ray Corker, Jr. wife Lisa Best Corker of Johnsville, Arkansas.; two siblings, Neci Eppinette husband Bryan of St. Joseph, Louisiana, Beth Lafoy husband Darrin of Versailles, Missouri; his stepfather, Ricky Smith of Hampton, Arkansas; 3 stepsisters of Arkansas; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives

A full military funeral service will be held Friday (December 6, 2019) at 1:30pm in the Kings Bay Naval Base Chapel a Celebration of Life will follow.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.