James C. Davis II
James C. Davis II, 73, of Hortense, died Sunday afternoon (Oct. 30, 2016) at his son’s residence after an extended illness.
He was born in Brunswick to the late John C. Davis and Miriam Cate Manning Davis. He made Hortense his home for the past 15 years.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy and worked as a diesel mechanic for Hercules. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lee Davis, and a granddaughter, Brandi “Cakes” Flewellyn.
He is survived by his first wife, Mary Earline Dowling, of Nahunta; five children, James C. Davis III (wife, Debbie), of Hortense, Sonia M. Willis, of Brunswick, William S. Davis, of Nahunta, Mary C. Barker, of Nahunta, Regina Fay Miller (husband, Richard), of White Oak; 10 grandchildren, Melinda Ingram, Jessica Davis, Josephina Fontanez, Levi Davis, Amber Derby, Landon Derby Jr., Hannah Derby, Richard Miller, Darla Miller, Walton Miller; 10 great-grandchildren, Kadie, Allysia, Olivia, Beckam, Braswell, Hailey, Alanna, Paislee, Laney, Lilly; two sisters, Harriet Davis Dial, of New Mexico, Marianne M. Lacey (husband, Thomas G. Rhodes), of Kansas; a niece, Stephanie Cate Frankle; and numerous other relatives.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Hospice Satilla for the outstanding care given by them to Mr. Davis and his family.
A memorial service celebrating the life of James C. Davis II 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.

Patricia ‘Patty’ Hull
Patricia Strickland “Patty” Hull, 59, died Monday morning (Oct. 31, 2016) at Satilla Care Center following an extended illness.
She was a native of Homerville, but lived most of her life in Waycross. She was the daughter of the late Charles Emory “Toby” Srickland and Blanche Vernell Beverly Strickland and was also preceded in death by a sister, Audrey Sue Sumner.
She was a graduate of Ware County High School and was a former maintenance worker with the former Satilla Community Services (now Unison Behavioral Health). She was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include a son, Charles Ray Hull, of Brunswick; three grandchildren, Caitlin Marie Hull, Charles David “Davey” Hull and Tommy Blake Hull, all of Brunswick; a sister, Lynn Thrift (husband, Brantley), of Waycross; nieces, Kim Allen (husband, Steve), Melanie Sumner Dixon and Kylie Nicole Sumner; and a nephew, Brantley Dale Thrift (wife, Sue), all of Waycross.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Music Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 5:45 until 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at Music Funeral Home.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Maurine L. Fritts
Maurine L. Rogers Fritts, 93, died Saturday night (Oct. 29, 2016) at Magnolia Manor on St. Simons Island after an extended illness.
She was a native of Waycross where she lived most of her life. She was formerly employed by Swisher International in Waycross and Jacksonville, Fla. She was also a member of Hebardville Baptist Church.
She was the daughter of the late H.N. Lee and Ora Cason Lee. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 37 years, Forrest Rogers, her second husband, Sam Fritts, and three sisters, Evelyn Cox, Jean Carolyn Hooks and Jane Marilyn Sala.
Survivors include one sister, Dora Joan LaHay, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was scheduled to be held 11 a.m. today at Oakland Cemetery with the Rev. Will Jacobs officiating.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com