Chief Mark Register
Homerville Police Chief Mark Register, 58, passed away Tuesday (Feb. 17, 2015) at Clinch Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Roundtee Funeral Home.

Mary Nell R. Courson
BLACKSHEAR — Mary Nell Rowell Courson, 91, of Blackshear, passed away Tuesday morning (Feb. 17, 2015) at her residence following a lengthy illness.
Born in Dozier, Ala. Jan. 20, 1924, she lived in Pierce County since the early 1950s. She worked for the late Judge Harvey Griffin for many years before going to work for the Pierce County Board of Education where she worked as the bookkeeper at Blackshear High School and then at Pierce County High School.
She was a fine Christian lady and loving mother who took care of her family.
She was a daughter of the late Joe Chat and Lovie Haygood Rowell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Earnie Leon “E.L.” Courson, a son, Earnie Joe Courson, her sister, Vivian Rowell Conger, and by her brother, Chat Rowell.
Survivors include a son, Leon Robert “Bob” Courson, of Blackshear.
The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will be in the Blackshear Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that memorials be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

A.W. Myrick
A.W. Myrick, 82, passed away Saturday (Feb. 14, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness.
He was born in Statesboro, and he graduated in 1952 from Center High School in Waycross. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and later retired as school administrator from Charlottesville High School in Virginia before moving back to Waycross in 1995.
He served several organizations and memberships including Life Member of National Education Association, Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., member of Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, past member of Superintendent Communication Committee, past secretary and treasurer of Waycross-Ware County Charter and Unification Study Committee, chairman of Friends and Alphas Community Togetherness, member of American Legion Post No. 517, Concerted Services, Inc. On-Site Program Review Instrument Self-Assessment Team member, National Head Start Association, member-at-large Democratic Party of Ware County, Waycross-Blackshear Golf Association and the Waycross-Ware Development Authority.
He was the son of the late Harper C. Myrick Sr. and Alice Claudia Scarborough Myrick. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harper Myrick Jr. and Van Buren Myrick, and two sisters, Annie Laura Williams and Rosa Jamison.
He is survived by his wife, Maude R. Myrick, of Waycross; a son, Mark William Myrick (wife, Diana), of Columbia, Md.; four step-children, Bernard Nelson II, of Waycross, Alvin Nelson (wife, Toni), of Waycross, Glynis L. Black (husband, Eric), of Augusta, and Carlos Nelson, of Waycross; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; five brothers-in-law, Lewis Rogers (wife, Florence), of Asheville, N.C., George Rogers (wife, Eunice), of Sumter, S.C., Thomas Rogers (wife, Marla), of Denver, Colo., Larry Rogers, of Asheville, N.C., and Hubert Rogers (wife, Loun), of Asheville, N.C.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.
Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday at the church from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Foster White
Foster White, 73, of Alma, passed away suddenly Monday (Feb. 16, 2015) at Bacon County Hospital.
He was born May 24, 1941 in Bacon County to the late Stanford and Luna Wade White. He was a long-time mechanic at Texgas, Inc. and in later years engaged in full time blueberry farming.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy White, brother-in-law, Cecil Tanner, sister-in-law, Mary White, niece, Sandi Tanner Holland, and two nephews, Bryson and Jessie Holland.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Maureen Blanton White; son, Lawrence White (Christi), of Alma; four daughters, Lori Smith (Keith), of Alma, Rhonda Rhodes (Al), of Eufaula, Ala., Charlotte Eason and Tammy Kinlaw (Stevie), of Alma; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, all of Alma; three brothers, Ruby White (Gale), Neil White Sr. and Ray White (Patricia); one sister, Eloise Tanner; two brothers-in law, Larry Blanton, of Alma, and Johnny Dykes, of Lake City, Fla.
The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at Corinth Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Josh Horton officiating.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation at the funeral home was held Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m.
The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. to lie in state.
Active pallbearers will be Maj Eason, Dusty and Colt Kinlaw, Lance, Curtis, Mike and Stan White and Blake Spires. All others in attendance will be considered honorary pallbearers.
Crosby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Patricia F. Walker
Patricia Frances Walker, 62, of Hoboken, passed away Tuesday morning (Feb. 17, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross, following an extended illness.
Born in Folkston, she was the daughter of William Z. Turner and Frances Hilton Turner Mishoe. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Hazel Mercer.
She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Community Church, she loved sewing and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Noah Walker, of Hoboken; a daughter, Reba Whitley (James), of Hoboken; three grandchildren, Dakota Whitley, Madeline Whitley and Daniel Whitley; four brothers and sisters-in-law, W.T. Turner (Sue), of St. George, Carlos Mishoe (Gloria), of Racepond, Benjy Mishoe, of North Carolina, J.D. Turner (Gail), of Hickox; two sisters, Linda Harris, of Raybon, and Alveda Nevitt, of Florida; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6 until 8 o’clock at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
A funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Frye Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Lee officiating.
Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Randy Walker, Kenneth Turner, Ricky Walker, Little Rick Walker, Danny Boy Moore and Ray Prescott.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Roy C. Dynesius Jr.
Roy Carter Dynesius Jr., 56, was found Friday (Feb. 13, 2015) at his residence in Waycross.
He was a native of Humboldt, Tenn. and lived most of his life in Jacksonville, Fla. He was employed as an auto mechanic and manager for a tire store in Jacksonville, Fla.
He was the son of the late Roy Carter Dynesius Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Priscilla Thornton Dynesius; his son and family; two step-children, Joshua Coppen (Kim) and Laura Coppen Dughi (Jamie); three grandsons, Quinn, Ashton and Ethan; his mother, Ellen Rose Dynesius; two sisters, Laurie Dynesius Phillips and Elizabeth Dynesius York; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 1 until 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at