Robert W. Justice
Robert Walter Justice, 84, of Waycross, died Tuesday afternoon (May 5, 2015) at his son’s residence in Kingsland after a short illness.
He was born in Waycross to the late Perry and Purlie Mae Rouse Justice. He was a true patriot who served his country honorably, a Vietnam veteran, from 1948 until 1968. He then served as a supervisor at Champion Paper Company for 18 years, served two years at the recycle plant and served 15 years at Flanders.
He enjoyed wood working, paint by numbers, modeling, bowling and telling sea stories. He was a member of Hebardville Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Gynetha Miles Justice, one sister, Mary Stenson, two brothers, Cecil Justice and Talmadge Justice.
Survivors include one daughter, Dianne Strader (husband, Roger), of Waynesboro, Va.; two sons, Bobby Justice (wife, Carol), of Kingsland, James Justice (wife, Lisa), of Waycross; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, James Bullard, of Waresboro; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Alma G. Walker
A celebration of life service for Mother Alma Geneva Walker, 102, will be held Saturday at noon at Missionary Baptist Church of St. Matthews, Eighth Street, Folkston, with the church pastor, the Rev. Ronnie Pollock, delivering words of comfort.
The body will lie in repose Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. to the hour of service.
Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Memorial Cemetery.
Born Saturday, Feb. 15, 1913, in Winokur (Charlton County), she was the fourth of nine children born to the late Walter Garard and Reaner Hymon Garard. She began her formal education in the Brantley County school system and completed it in the Charlton County school system.
Mother Walker accepted Christ as her personal Savior at the age of 13 and became a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Winokur. She later became one of the founding members of St. Matthews Baptist Church in Folkston. At St. Matthews Baptist Church, she held several leadership positions including the first and only treasurer of the church, president of Choir No. 1, chairperson of the deaconess board and ultimately Mother of the Church.
In 1931, at the age of 18, she married Clyde Walker, in Winokur. This union was blessed with two daughters, Maxine and Viola Mae. On Oct. 23, 1961, after 30 years of holy matrimony, Clyde Walker went home to be with the Lord.
On Saturday (May 2, 2015) at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fla., Mother Walker was called to her heavenly home after an illness.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by seven siblings, Helen Malachi, Marion Bell, Central Garard, Albert Garard, Louise McMillian, Walter Lee Easton, Nellie Taylor.
Those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, Maxine Walker Lynch and Elder Viola Mae Walker Dean (Charlie), both of Folkston; one sister, Laura Bell McEady, of Akron, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, Cassandra Walker, of Conyers, Fredrick Lynch (Annette), of Jacksonville, Fla., Carolyn Hall (Michael), of Douglasville, Cynthia Dixon (Darrell), of Hampton, Michael Dean (Jeanette), of Conyers, Glenda Watson (Ernest), of Jacksonville, Fla., Charlie R. Dean (Nadajalah), of Frisco, Texas, Melvin Lynch, of Folkston, Kevin Dean, of Johnstown, Pa., and Darryl Dean (Sandra), of Alpharetta; 25 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Friends are being received at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Charlie Dean and Viola M. Dean, 161 Alma Walker Road, Folkston.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fluker Funeral Home, 985 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.

Glenn Starling
HORTENSE — James Glenn Starling, 88, of Hortense, passed away Tuesday (May 5, 2015) at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup, following an extended illness.
Born in Tampa, Fla., he was the son of Charles Starling Sr. and Clara Jones Dunn. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia McGlamery, a stepson, Layton Smith, a grandson, Timmy Grandville, a sister, Aunt Minnie, and a brother, Charles Starling Jr.
He was a member of Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church. He worked many years for Rayonier as a mechanical engineer. He enjoyed flying, fishing and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Raulerson Smith Starling, of Hortense; three sons and daughters-in-law, Kenny Starling (Marilyn), of Tampa, Fla., James Patrick “Jimbo” Starling (Bonnie), of Tampa, Fla., Terry Starling (Donna), of Tampa; two daughters, Glenda Spencer and Cheryl McCuller, both of Tampa; step-children, LaCount Smith (Beth) and Pamela Smith Jacobs, all of Hortense; three grandchildren, Vinnie Crews (Darren), of Twin Rivers, Jerri Foster (Larry), and Liston Jacobs, all of Hortense; four great-grandchildren, Annie Jacobs, of Hortense, Kaylin, Mason and Noah Crews, all of Twin Rivers; several nieces, nephews and other grandchildren.
A funeral will be held Friday evening at 5 at Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Hilton Morgan and Chris Gallops officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow in Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jimbo Starling, Terry Starling, LaCount Smith, Larry Foster, Lawrence Raulerson and Dave Bragg.
Pallbearers are asked to meet at the church Friday by 4:30 p.m.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.com

Floyd T. Broughton
WAYNESVILLE — Floyd Thomas “Tommy” Broughton, 76, of Waynesville, passed away Tuesday (May 5, 2015) at his residence following an extended illness.
Born in Pineville, Ky., he was the son of Floyd Thomas Broughton and Callie Frances Carr Taylor. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Margeret Howard.
He worked many years as a brick mason. He was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Mary Ellen Broughton; a son and daughter-in-law, Kirk Broughton (Andrea); a daughter, Teresa Brockington McKinney; and three grandchildren, Brandy Johns, Aaron McKinney and Kayla Broughton, all of Waynesville; two sisters, Midge Kinchen and Ann Steele, both of Brunswick; and one brother, Paul Taylor, also of Brunswick; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A graveside service was scheduled to be held today at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Cemetery with the Rev. Timmy Hall officiating.
Pallbearers are Lorin Clark, Aaron McKinney, Ricky Nichols, Brad Kinchen, Stephen Kinchen and Tristen Kinchen.
Pallbearers are asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.com

Betty Wood Sowell
A funeral for Betty Wood Blair Sowell was held Tuesday morning at Music Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Derwin Griffin officiating.
Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Billy Blair, Patrick Blair, Ricky Faulkner, Bobby Pearson, Harold Pearson and Bill Roland.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Robert Lee Smith Jr.
A funeral for Robert Lee “Rusty” Smith Jr. was held Tuesday afternoon at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Freddie Smith and the Rev. Donald Aycock officiating.
Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jeff Lewis, Andy Johnson, Kaleb Moore, Matthew Moore, Jimmy Dixon and Charles King.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Richard Paul Dukes
A graveside service for Richard Paul Dukes was held Wednesday afternoon at Kettle Creek Cemetery with Jimmy Thrift speaking.
Military honors were provided by the Fort Stewart Military Base Honor Guard.
Miles-Odum Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.