Troy Allen Hickox
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Troy Allen Hickox, 68, of Patterson, passed away Monday morning (Nov. 23, 2015) at St. Vincent’s Medical Center — Southside.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.
John B. Herrin Jr.
John Burton “Johnny” Herrin Jr., 67, of Callahan, Fla., passed away at his residence Friday (Nov. 20, 2015) while surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born Dec. 18, 1947 in Homerville, to the late John Burton Sr. and Vivian Herrin.
He is survived by his loving wife of many years, Hope Williamson Herrin.
He is also survived by his daughters, Ashlee Yvonne Ford and Jonni Lee Herrin (Cody Pickett); a sister, Sharon Vollenweider; a brother, Allen Herrin (Patti); grandchildren, Lane Pickett and Hannah and Paris Rader; and several nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by his parents, John Burton Herrin Sr. and Vivian Herrin Freeman and Angus Freeman, as well as his sister, Winette Booth.
Visitation will be held at Callahan Funeral Home this evening from 7 until 9 o’clock.
Visitation and funeral will be held at Victory Methodist Church, 5062 Booth Church Road, Manor, with visitation from 10:30 a.m. until noon.
The funeral will begin at 12.
Interment will follow in church cemetery.
Michael Franklin will officiate the service.
Pallbearers include Billy Joe Franklin, Jerry Gilder, Harold Wayne Lloyd, Ray Metts, Craig Cox. Honorary pallbearers are Gabby Pitts and Mitchell Smith.
Condolences may be expressed at www.callahanfh.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis and Charlotte McAninch, Callahan Funeral Home, Inc., 617407 Brandies Ave., Callahan, Fla.
George Owen Griffis
HOMERVILLE — George Owen Griffis, 82, passed away Saturday (Nov. 21, 2015) at Clinch Health Care, Homerville, surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Homerville, to the late Arthur Griffis and Estella Highsmith Griffis. He was retired from the State of Georgia Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 224, the New Pine Grove Southern Congregational Methodist Church and was a proud supporter of Clinch County athletics.
He enjoyed attending football, basketball and baseball games of the Clinch County Panthers until declining health forced him to stopped going. He enjoyed drinking coffee with his Huddle House buddies every afternoon and fishing at Lake Verne.
He was preceded in death by five sisters, Rheuma Griffis, Mae G. Booth, Inez G. Bennett, Thelma G. Maxwell and Lunette G. Ritch, and three brothers, J.T. Griffis, Jack Griffis and Elroy Griffis.
“Papa George’s” main purpose and love of his life was his family — children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors are his wife, Sarah Teston Griffis; two daughters and sons-in-law, Karla and Wade Daniel and Kristi and Jim Dickerson; one step-son, Clay Lloyd; one sister, Rubye Griffis Sims; four grandchildren, Ryan (Tina) Daniel, Chase (Brooklyn) Daniel, Trey Dickerson and KristiAnna Dickerson; four great-grandchildren, Grayson Daniel, Cathryn Daniel, Braelyn Daniel and Nora Daniel; one step-grandson, Clayton Lloyd, all of Homerville; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock this evening at the funeral home.
The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at New Pine Grove Southern Congregational Methodist Church.
Interment will be in the Pine Forest Cemetery.
The body will be carried to the church one hour prior to the service.
Condolences may be conveyed at the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.