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Fluker Funeral Home

985 State Street
Waycross, GA 31501
(912) 283-9582
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Greenlawn Cemetery

5000 Brunswick Highway
Waycross, GA 31503
(912) 285-5420
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Miles Odum Funeral Home

130 Screven Avenue
Waycross, GA 31501
(912) 283-2525
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Music Funeral Home and Satilla Crematory

1503 Tebeau Street
Waycross, GA 31501
(912) 283-1414
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June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Euvee E. LynnEuvee E. Lynn, 89, died Thursday morning (June 8, 2017) at Waycross Health and Rehab following an extended illness.He was a native of Coffee, in Bacon County, but had made his home in Waycross for most of his life.He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Peggy June Steedley Lynn, on April 23, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents Barney Lincoln Lynn and Mary Etta Moody Lynn, and a brother Lewis Alexander Lynn.He was a long-time and faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church, the Senior Men’s Sunday School class and had served on numerous church committees.He had served with the United States Army in Japan and was an avid fisherman, photographer, and loved woodworking, building cabinets and furniture.He retired as a machinist with the CSX Railroad after 43 years of service.Survivors include two sons, Ronny Lynn (wife Mary Ann), of Waycross, and Steven Lynn (wife Anitra), of Barney, four grandchildren, Ashley Strickland (husband Chris), of Jesup, Jamie Ray (husband Michael), of Waycross, Bryon Lynn (wife Tracy), of Thomasvil...

February 16, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, February 20, 2017

James Leroy DavisPATTERSON — James Leroy “Stag” Davis, 73, of Patterson, passed Saturday (Feb. 11, 2017) at the Hospice House in Waycross.He was the son of the late Leroy Davis Sr. and the late Susie E. Davis. He was born in Patterson on Oct. 29, 1943.He was also preceded in death by his three siblings, Sarah Elizabeth Davis, Bettye Jean Davis Philpot and Annie Pearl Davis Maloy, and an uncle, Eugene Willis.He was a graduate of Lee Street High School, class of 1962. He was employed at Barnard Company for years until his health forced him to no longer be able to work.He was an avid lover of sports, huge Georgia Bulldog fan and an honorary coach of the Patterson Recreation Department. He coached and was a referee of football and softball games. He dedicated his time to sports and was a campaign manager for the local candidates, working at the polls diligently at elections.He was an active member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church until he went into the Pierce County Nursing Home. At one time he served as president of the usher ministry at Macedonia.He leaves to cherish his memories nephews, Gary Davis, Patters...

January 31, 2017 - WJHnews

Sunday, February 12, 2017

He was a member of Community Baptist Church.He was the son of the late Charlie McDaniel and Carrie Elizabeth McDaniel.Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jean Howell McDaniel, of Waycross; six children, Laura Lynn McDaniel, of Valdosta, Johnny McDaniel (Barbara), of Jasper, Fla., Benny McDaniel Jr. (Teresa), of Ray City, Lawrence McDaniel (Florence), of Valdosta, Beth Corbett (Cecil Collins), of Conyers, and Glen Allen Moore Sr., of Waycross; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will follow in Jordan Cemetery.The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 o’clock at Music Funeral Home.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comJames Lawhorne Jr.HOBOKEN — James Ellis “Jay” Lawhorne Jr., 58, of Hoboken, passed away Saturday (Jan. 28, 2017) at his residence.Born in Atlanta May 5, 1958, he spent his younger years in Atlanta before moving to Blackshear to finish high school.  He lived in Charlton and Brantley counties for the last few years.“Jay,” as he was affectionately known, was a 1976 graduate of Blackshear High School and  worked in construction as a self-employed carpenter, a job for which he had been very talented.He loved to ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle, play his bass guitar and watch the Georgia Bulldogs. Jay ...

January 21, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 30, 2017

Jan. 19, 2017) at his residence.“Camp” was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive brain tumor on July 3, 2016 after experiencing some mild health issues. Upon initial diagnosis of a tumor in Waycross, he was sent to Memphis, Tenn., for treatment.He completed several surgeries at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, and was then treated for six months at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During his stay in Memphis, he received several surgeries, procedures and chemotherapy treatments.On Dec. 31, 2016, Camp was released from St. Jude to come home and spend the remainder of his time surrounded by his family and loved ones. While at home, Camp was cared for by many amazing nurses and staff from Hospice Satilla in Waycross. He was loved on and supported by numerous friends, family and community members in Waycross.Giving up was never an option for Camp, until his last breath, he fought as fiercely as any warrior that has ever entered battle. Camp’s ultimate healing was on Jan. 19, 2017, just two months shy of his third birthday.Survivors include his parents, Sarah and Brent Tatum, of Waycross; one sister, Isabelle Tatum; maternal grandparents, Nancy and James Perry; paternal grandparents, Cheryl and Gary Tatum; great-grandparents, Wynon and Blondell Bond, Verdie ...

January 7, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 23, 2017

Services to serve as honorary pallbearers. They are asked to be at the funeral home by 1:40 p.m. Monday.In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501; Blackshear Church of God, 411 W. Carter Ave., Blackshear, Ga. 31516; or Shady Grove Baptist Church, 2909 Highway 203, Blackshear, Ga. 31516.Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.comHart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.James A. KirklandJames Albert Kirkland, 82, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday evening (Jan. 4, 2017) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House.Born in Walkerville April 13, 1934, he lived in Pierce County for most of his life. He loved fishing and sitting on his front porch counting cars. He also loved his flowers and enjoyed taking care of them. He was a member of the Blackshear Church of God.He was a son of the late Preston Nathaniel and Marie Joiner Kirkland. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Erma Jean Beverly Kirkland, a step-daughter, Annette Strickland, his sister, Betty Wynn, and his brother, Bill Kirkland.Survivors include his wife, Janelle Fender Hickox Kirkland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela (Don) Harris, of Sharpsburg, Tonya (Kevin) Sharpe, of Blackshear; a son and daughter-in-law, James Michael “Mike” (Cheryl) Kirkland, of Nahunta; two step-daughters, Patricia Ann White, of Waycross, Sandra (David) Bold, of Opelika, Ala.; a step-son, Kyle Hiers, of Waycross; two brothers, Charles (Peggy) Kirkland, of Blackshear, and Junior (Thelma) Kirkland, of Blackshear; 11 grandchildren, Chris Kirkland, Brandon Kirkland, Sheila Bragg, Steve Bragg, Katelynn Raulerson, Aleya Moss, Aldree Norman, Alston Norman, Ethan Norman, Kalub Norman, Emma Norman; five step-grandchildren, Brad Pearson, Jessica Young, Jarred White, Shawn Hickox, Chris Goodman; seven great-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.Interment will be in the Enon Cemetery.Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Nellie Faye GilleyNellie Faye Gilley, 74, died Thursday (Jan. 5, 2017) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross after an extend illness.She was a native of Fulton County and former resident of Henry County, but resided in Waycross since 1990. She retired as a housekeeper from Holiday Inn in Jonesboro. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church in Waycross.She was preceded in death by her parents, Jasper Newton Powell and Renee Mell Teal Bennett, her husband, Bobby Joe Gilley, and her siblings.Survivors include her son, Alvin K. Wilson Jr. (wife, Karen), of Decatur, Ala., step-father, William Bennett, of Waycross, brother-in-law, Rufe Thrift, of Waycross, and numerous nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held 10 a.m. Friday (Jan.

January 16, 2016 - WJHnews

Monday, January 16, 2017

Hannah J. BrinkleyMiss Hannah Jordon Brinkley, 16, died suddenly Saturday morning (Jan. 14, 2017) in Waycross from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.She was born in Hazlehurst and lived most of her life there before moving to Waycross two years ago. She was recently employed at Ellianos Coffee Company of Waycross and was a sophomore at Ware County High School. Before moving to Waycross, she attended Jeff Davis Middle School.She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Hobby Smith, of Hazlehurst.She is survived by her mother, Shannon Michele Powell (husband, Shaun), of Waycross; her father, Jarone Brinkley (wife, Crystal), of Hazlehurst; six siblings, Deidre Brinkley, of Uvalda, Jake Hughes (wife, Kai), of Hazlehurst, Jenna Porter, of Uvalda, Pierce Powell, of Waycross, Amara Mims, of Hazlehurst, and Aidan Mims, of Hazlehurst; two nieces, Aubrey Hughes and Jada Porter; her paternal grandfather, Gary Brinkley, of Hazlehurst; her paternal grandmother, Patsy Brinkley, of Hazlehurst; her maternal grandparents, Terry and Cheryl Sweat, of Alma; her great-grandmother, Robbie Cleme...

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June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Euvee E. LynnEuvee E. Lynn, 89, died Thursday morning (June 8, 2017) at Waycross Health and Rehab following an extended illness.He was a native of Coffee, in Bacon County, but had made his home in Waycross for most of his life.He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Peggy June Steedley Lynn, on April 23, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents Barney Lincoln Lynn and Mary Etta Moody Lynn, and a brother Lewis Alexander Lynn.He was a long-time and faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church, the Senior Men’s Sunday School class and had served on numerous church committees.He had served with the United States Army in Japan and was an avid fisherman, photographer, and loved woodworking, building cabinets and furniture.He retired as a machinist with the CSX Railroad after 43 years of service.Survivors include two sons, Ronny Lynn (wife Mary Ann), of Waycross, and Steven Lynn (wife Anitra), of Barney, four grandchildren, Ashley Strickland (husband Chris), of Jesup, Jamie Ray (husband Michael), of Waycross, Bryon Lynn (wife Tracy), of Thomasvil...

February 16, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, February 20, 2017

James Leroy DavisPATTERSON — James Leroy “Stag” Davis, 73, of Patterson, passed Saturday (Feb. 11, 2017) at the Hospice House in Waycross.He was the son of the late Leroy Davis Sr. and the late Susie E. Davis. He was born in Patterson on Oct. 29, 1943.He was also preceded in death by his three siblings, Sarah Elizabeth Davis, Bettye Jean Davis Philpot and Annie Pearl Davis Maloy, and an uncle, Eugene Willis.He was a graduate of Lee Street High School, class of 1962. He was employed at Barnard Company for years until his health forced him to no longer be able to work.He was an avid lover of sports, huge Georgia Bulldog fan and an honorary coach of the Patterson Recreation Department. He coached and was a referee of football and softball games. He dedicated his time to sports and was a campaign manager for the local candidates, working at the polls diligently at elections.He was an active member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church until he went into the Pierce County Nursing Home. At one time he served as president of the usher ministry at Macedonia.He leaves to cherish his memories nephews, Gary Davis, Patters...

January 31, 2017 - WJHnews

Sunday, February 12, 2017

He was a member of Community Baptist Church.He was the son of the late Charlie McDaniel and Carrie Elizabeth McDaniel.Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jean Howell McDaniel, of Waycross; six children, Laura Lynn McDaniel, of Valdosta, Johnny McDaniel (Barbara), of Jasper, Fla., Benny McDaniel Jr. (Teresa), of Ray City, Lawrence McDaniel (Florence), of Valdosta, Beth Corbett (Cecil Collins), of Conyers, and Glen Allen Moore Sr., of Waycross; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.Burial will follow in Jordan Cemetery.The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 o’clock at Music Funeral Home.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.comJames Lawhorne Jr.HOBOKEN — James Ellis “Jay” Lawhorne Jr., 58, of Hoboken, passed away Saturday (Jan. 28, 2017) at his residence.Born in Atlanta May 5, 1958, he spent his younger years in Atlanta before moving to Blackshear to finish high school.  He lived in Charlton and Brantley counties for the last few years.“Jay,” as he was affectionately known, was a 1976 graduate of Blackshear High School and  worked in construction as a self-employed carpenter, a job for which he had been very talented.He loved to ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle, play his bass guitar and watch the Georgia Bulldogs. Jay ...

January 21, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 30, 2017

Jan. 19, 2017) at his residence.“Camp” was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive brain tumor on July 3, 2016 after experiencing some mild health issues. Upon initial diagnosis of a tumor in Waycross, he was sent to Memphis, Tenn., for treatment.He completed several surgeries at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, and was then treated for six months at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During his stay in Memphis, he received several surgeries, procedures and chemotherapy treatments.On Dec. 31, 2016, Camp was released from St. Jude to come home and spend the remainder of his time surrounded by his family and loved ones. While at home, Camp was cared for by many amazing nurses and staff from Hospice Satilla in Waycross. He was loved on and supported by numerous friends, family and community members in Waycross.Giving up was never an option for Camp, until his last breath, he fought as fiercely as any warrior that has ever entered battle. Camp’s ultimate healing was on Jan. 19, 2017, just two months shy of his third birthday.Survivors include his parents, Sarah and Brent Tatum, of Waycross; one sister, Isabelle Tatum; maternal grandparents, Nancy and James Perry; paternal grandparents, Cheryl and Gary Tatum; great-grandparents, Wynon and Blondell Bond, Verdie ...

January 7, 2017 - WJHnews

Monday, January 23, 2017

Services to serve as honorary pallbearers. They are asked to be at the funeral home by 1:40 p.m. Monday.In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501; Blackshear Church of God, 411 W. Carter Ave., Blackshear, Ga. 31516; or Shady Grove Baptist Church, 2909 Highway 203, Blackshear, Ga. 31516.Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.comHart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.James A. KirklandJames Albert Kirkland, 82, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday evening (Jan. 4, 2017) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House.Born in Walkerville April 13, 1934, he lived in Pierce County for most of his life. He loved fishing and sitting on his front porch counting cars. He also loved his flowers and enjoyed taking care of them. He was a member of the Blackshear Church of God.He was a son of the late Preston Nathaniel and Marie Joiner Kirkland. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Erma Jean Beverly Kirkland, a step-daughter, Annette Strickland, his sister, Betty Wynn, and his brother, Bill Kirkland.Survivors include his wife, Janelle Fender Hickox Kirkland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela (Don) Harris, of Sharpsburg, Tonya (Kevin) Sharpe, of Blackshear; a son and daughter-in-law, James Michael “Mike” (Cheryl) Kirkland, of Nahunta; two step-daughters, Patricia Ann White, of Waycross, Sandra (David) Bold, of Opelika, Ala.; a step-son, Kyle Hiers, of Waycross; two brothers, Charles (Peggy) Kirkland, of Blackshear, and Junior (Thelma) Kirkland, of Blackshear; 11 grandchildren, Chris Kirkland, Brandon Kirkland, Sheila Bragg, Steve Bragg, Katelynn Raulerson, Aleya Moss, Aldree Norman, Alston Norman, Ethan Norman, Kalub Norman, Emma Norman; five step-grandchildren, Brad Pearson, Jessica Young, Jarred White, Shawn Hickox, Chris Goodman; seven great-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.Interment will be in the Enon Cemetery.Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Nellie Faye GilleyNellie Faye Gilley, 74, died Thursday (Jan. 5, 2017) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross after an extend illness.She was a native of Fulton County and former resident of Henry County, but resided in Waycross since 1990. She retired as a housekeeper from Holiday Inn in Jonesboro. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church in Waycross.She was preceded in death by her parents, Jasper Newton Powell and Renee Mell Teal Bennett, her husband, Bobby Joe Gilley, and her siblings.Survivors include her son, Alvin K. Wilson Jr. (wife, Karen), of Decatur, Ala., step-father, William Bennett, of Waycross, brother-in-law, Rufe Thrift, of Waycross, and numerous nieces and nephews.A funeral will be held 10 a.m. Friday (Jan.

January 16, 2016 - WJHnews

Monday, January 16, 2017

Hannah J. BrinkleyMiss Hannah Jordon Brinkley, 16, died suddenly Saturday morning (Jan. 14, 2017) in Waycross from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.She was born in Hazlehurst and lived most of her life there before moving to Waycross two years ago. She was recently employed at Ellianos Coffee Company of Waycross and was a sophomore at Ware County High School. Before moving to Waycross, she attended Jeff Davis Middle School.She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Hobby Smith, of Hazlehurst.She is survived by her mother, Shannon Michele Powell (husband, Shaun), of Waycross; her father, Jarone Brinkley (wife, Crystal), of Hazlehurst; six siblings, Deidre Brinkley, of Uvalda, Jake Hughes (wife, Kai), of Hazlehurst, Jenna Porter, of Uvalda, Pierce Powell, of Waycross, Amara Mims, of Hazlehurst, and Aidan Mims, of Hazlehurst; two nieces, Aubrey Hughes and Jada Porter; her paternal grandfather, Gary Brinkley, of Hazlehurst; her paternal grandmother, Patsy Brinkley, of Hazlehurst; her maternal grandparents, Terry and Cheryl Sweat, of Alma; her great-grandmother, Robbie Cleme...