Cyril Maynard Morris
Cyril Maynard Morris, 91, died Thursday morning (June 18, 2015) at Satilla Care Center after an extended illness.
He was a native of Lakeland, Fla., but lived most of his life in Waycross. Following his service in the United States Navy during World War II, he was employed by CSX Railroad where he retired as a mechanical department supervisor after 40 years of service. As a faithful member of Central Baptist Church, he served as a former deacon and member of the Merrymakers.
He was also a former member of the Exchange Club of Ware County and CSX Officer’s Club. He was a former member of the board of directors of Atlantic Coast Bank.
He was the son of the late Albert Edward Morris and Nellie Isabelle Leuty Morris. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Marilyn Morris, great-grandson, Josh Morrison, and two brothers, Ronald Morris and Fred Morris.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Margaret Elizabeth Fox Morris, of Waycross; three daughters, Janet Jacobs (husband, Alin), of Daytona Beach, Fla., Brenda Sapp (husband, Gene), of Blackshear, and Bea Johnston (husband, John), of Burlington, N.C.; one brother, Herbert Morris, of Housatonic, Mass.; four grandchildren, Melissa Morrison (husband, Don), Stephen Sapp (wife, Stacey), Jennifer Wallace (husband, David) and Matthew Johnston; five great-grandchildren, Ashley, Abbey, Maggie, Georgia and Ashton; step-son, Marc Jacobs (wife, Sheri); step-great-granddaughter, Mila; lifelong friend, Evelyn Walker, of Waycross; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will be held at 5 p.m. today at Central Baptist Church. Private burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m. today at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Baptist Church, 201 Ava St., Waycross, Ga. 31501 or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Angela Sowell Elliott
Angela Wynette Sowell Elliott, 56, died Thursday morning (June 18, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.
Glenda Elaine Tuten
A funeral for Glenda Elaine Tuten, 67, of Blackshear, took place Friday morning at 10 o’clock at Ben James Church with Elder Bert Holden officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Wesley Tuten, James Tuten, Jimmy Tuten, Eric Howard, Terry Walker and James Dixon.
Burial followed in the Ben James Cemetery.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear was in charge of arrangements.