Georgia Griffin, 76, of Jacksonville, died Thursday evening (June 30, 2016) at Jacksonville Nursing and Rehab after an extended illness.
She was born in Hoboken to the late Darling L. Griffin and Kate Jacobs Griffin. She worked on the farm there until the family moved to Waycross in 1957. In 1980 she moved to Jacksonville where she was a resident of Jacksonville Nursing and Rehab.
She loved to watch the soap operas and loved Elvis Presley.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Sammy Griffin, D.B. Griffin, Charles Griffin and Big Jim Bryant Griffin, four sisters, Rena Mae Hickox, Mary Slavic, Lilly Crews and Effie Taylor.
Survivors include two nephews, Charles W. Godwin (wife, Emily), of Waycross, George David Young (wife, Rachel), of Waycross; one niece, Kelly Murray, of Waycross; special cousin, Linda Hickox, of Hoboken; several other relatives.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
James W. Oglesby Sr.
James Wade Oglesby Sr., 63, died Friday morning (July 1, 2016) at his residence in Blackshear following a long term illness.
He was born in Waycross and lived most of his life here. He was a longtime employee of Coburg Milk and former truck driver with Southland Waste. He also attended Bible Heritage Church.
He is survived by his son, Wade Oglesby (Missy), of Blackshear; a daughter, Missy Oglesby, of Waycross; two grandchildren, Payton Oglesby and Laylin Oglesby, both of Blackshear; a step-son, Justin Delk (Hannah), of Waycross; a step-grandson, Grayson, of Waycross; his parents, Ed and Nell Oglesby, of Waycross; three brothers, Jeff Oglesby (Sheila), of Dunn, N.C., Eddie Oglesby (Marianne), of Hinesville, and Lee Oglesby (Niki), of Blackshear; a sister, Denise Mann (Jeff), of Sylvester; his former wife, Debbie S. Thomas, of Waycross; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday at Music Funeral Home from 1 until 2 o’clock.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Hudson S. Maxon
Hudson Samuel Maxon, 16 months old, died Thursday afternoon (June 30, 2016) at Wolson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville, Fla., following a sudden illness.
He was born in Waycross on Feb. 14, 2015 and was in the Nursery Department of Jamestown Baptist Church. He loved being outside and was always a happy baby. He was a sweet and loving blessing to his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Marion Womble, and his maternal great-grandparents, Calvin and Constance Cobb.
Survivors include his parents, Shane Chambers and Sammie Maxon, of Waycross, three sisters, Ryleigh Roland, Sophia Roland and Madison Chambers; a brother, Grady Roland; his maternal grandmother, Lorrie Cobb, of Waycross; maternal grandfather, Gregory Maxon, of Waycross; his paternal grandfather, Howard Womble, of Pearson; maternal great-grandparents, Delton and Ruth Maxon, of Edmore, Mich.; and numerous other relatives.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.
Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
James T. Thornton
James Tommie Thornton, 87, of Bristol, passed away Friday afternoon (July 1, 2016) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear.
James K. Peek Jr.
A funeral for James K. “Jimmy” Peek Jr. was held Friday morning at Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chip Woodruff officiating.
Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joey Bell, Kenny Ray Dial, Kevin Dial, Randy Gordy, Jimmy Hill and Kaleb Hill.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Faithful Followers Sunday School Class.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A funeral for Marvin Dewitt Hattaway was held Friday morning at Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Freddie Smith officiating.
Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Sgt. Mike Thrift, Sgt. Michael Ray, Detective Freddy Henderson, Detective Tron Lewis, Deputy Clay Carter and Deputy Antony Phillips.
Honorary pallbearers were law enforcement personnel.
Military honors were provided by the Seventh Coast Guard District Military Funeral Honors Guard.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.