Mary Kay Weise – July 13, 2019

Mary Kay Weise, 81, St. Marys, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.

Born October 26, 1937 in Camden, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Alice Mackie Blount.  She was also preceded in death by her husband Donald Weise and sister, Patricia Talley.

Mrs. Weise had been a resident of Camden County since 1966 and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of St. Marys, where she was a very active member and church pianist for many years.

Survivors include her children, Donna Weise Strickland (Richard) of Brunswick, Robyn L. Weise  and Chris Weise, both of St. Marys;  five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church in St. Marys, with the Rev. Rick Douylliez officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.

The family requests Memorial Contributions be made to the First Presbyterian Church of St. Marys or Hospice of the Golden Isles.

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




Frank McCall – July 10, 2019

Frank S. McCall, Jr. 82, of St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Folkston Park Nursing Home.

Born August 19, 1936 in Savannah, GA, he was the son of the late Franks S. McCall, Sr., and Elizabeth Pettus McCall.  He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Anne Lyons McCall and brother, Charles McCall.

Mr. McCall attended USC in Colombia.  He had been employed with Gilman Bag Factory, and Union Camp, which eventually became Bayer Crop Sciences, retiring in 1993.  He loved gardening, tinkering in his workshop, and ministering to the people of the Phillipines.  He established Phil-Am, a ministry where American church members would adopt and financially support Phillipine children for food and school needs.  He oversaw this ministry for many years until it grew too large for him to manage alone.  He personally traveled there more than a dozen times preaching and baptizing.  He served as a Deacon and Ordained Evangelist in the Southern Baptist Association.  He was a member of Grace Community Church (PCA) in Yulee, FL.

Survivors include  Wife: Jeannette McCall, Children: David McCall (Patti), Elizabeth Weaver (Samuel); Step-children: Wayne Combs (Karen), Charlene Price, Jonathan Decker (Joann)Grandchildren: Rebecca Wasson (Jeremy), Rachel McCall, Kevin McCall, Catherine Allen, Ray Combs (Kerri), Kay Combs, Michael Farris, Mariah Forehand (Gary);  Sister: Betsy Carufel (Richard);  Sister in law: Jean McCall.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Allison Memorial Chapel, at 11:00 am, with Pastor David Bradsher officiating.  Burial will be private.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Grace Community Church, 96038 Lofton Square Court, Yulee, Fl 32097, or Heartland Hospice in Brunswick.

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



James M. Kennedy – June 26, 2019

James Miller Kennedy, 83, of Kingsland, passed away June 26, 2019 at Harbor View Satilla Nursing Home in Waycross.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.  Inurnment will follow at 2:00 pm Jacksonville National Cemetery.

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