Eula Mae Vanzant Douglas, 94, of Kingsland, went to be with The Lord on
Sunday, May 25, 2014 in her home.
Born October 19, 1919 in Hilliard, FL, she was the daughter of the late Tiny
Oscar Vanzant and Nora Vanzant. In addition to her parents, she was also
preceded in death by her husband, Ramsay Douglas, two daughters, Beverly
Brookshire and Elsie Hooks, two brothers Oscar Vanzant and David Vanzant,
and granddaughter, Cheryl Sheffield Gaskins.
Survivors include her son, Oscar Sinclair Lewis and wife Linda of Kingsland,
son in law, Trinton Hooks of Swainsboro, step daughter, Connie Douglas of
SC, step son, Randy Douglas and wife, Juanita of Kingsland, 8 grandchildren,
8 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren, and many nieces and
Mrs. Douglas was a member of Ruhamah Baptist Church for 76 years. She was a
Godly woman who loved The Lord very much. She wanted everyone to know her
Jesus. She said about a month ago,”We are to tell everyone about Jesus.
That’s what we are here for!” She loved and cared for people. She said the
other day,” I love everybody!” She had a beautiful smile and a wonderful
laugh. She made life with her friends and family fun and meaningful. She
will surely be missed.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11 am, at the Ruhamah
Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Huffman, Rev. Seymour Groover, Rev. Allen
Brown and Rev. Doug Harris officiating. Burial followed at Lawnwood Cemetery.
The family received friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys on
Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 pm. Pallbearers: David McGinnis, Daniel
Calhoun, Scott Huffman, Robbie Huffman, John McSwain, Braedyn Smith, Terry
Daniels, Michael Gaskins, and Brian Miller.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Douglas, be
made to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.