Arthur M. Granda
Arthur M. Granda, 77, of Brunswick, formerly of Colleyville, Texas, departed this life Friday (Nov. 4, 2016) at his residence.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. William Catholic Church with Msgr. John Kenneally officiating.
Interment will follow Monday (Nov. 14) at 2 p.m. in Bluebonnet Memorial Park Cemetery in Colleyville, Texas, with a reception following at St. Michael Catholic Church in Bedford, Texas.
Born Dec. 4, 1938 in Moundsville, W.Va., to the late Argemiro and Carmen G. Granda, he received a BS degree in finance and accounting from Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, W.Va.
He was a former board member of Americans for Financial Security. He resided in Glynn County since 2001 and was a member of St. William Catholic Church on St. Simons Island.
He loved playing golf with friends, traveling to new destinations, cooking and grilling, growing tomatoes, caring for backyard wildlife, hanging out on the beach and much more. He met life, even in uncertain times, with a wink and a smile. He often reminded people that all days are good — some are just better than others.
Survivors include his children, Arthur Granda Jr., of San Antonio, Texas, Teresa Granda, of Coppell, Texas; a brother, Arch Granda (wife, Janet), of Houston, Texas; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry Snively (wife, Bonita), of Columbus, Ohio; two nieces, one nephew and three grand-nieces.
The family will receive friends Thursday morning from 10 o’clock until the funeral hour at St. William Catholic Church, St. Simons Island.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, www.lls.org, Mayo Clinic, http://www.mayoclinic.org/giving-to-mayo-clinic/contact-us/frequently-asked-questions, or St. William Catholic Church, St. Simons Island, Ga. http://www.stwill.net/
Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.edomillerandsons.com
Walter Joe Hayes Sr.
Walter Joe Hayes Sr., 78, died Monday morning (Nov. 7, 2016) at Hospice House Satilla after an extended illness.
He was a native of Pierce County, but he lived most of his life in Dixie Union and Ware County. A 1956 graduate of Wacona High School, he attended Massey Business College in Jacksonville, Fla., for two years. Following his first two years of college, he enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Berlin Crisis in Germany.
After his military service, he returned home and graduated from the University of Georgia and received a BBA with a major in accounting. He taught accounting at Ware Tech from 1968 until 1971. A farmer from 1971-1984, he was a self-employed real estate broker and certified general appraiser for Action 90 Realty most of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Hayes and Iva Minchew Hayes, one sister, Marilyn Hayes, and one brother, Marvin L. Hayes Sr.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Katryna Brinkley Hayes, of Waycross; one son, Walter Joe Hayes Jr. (Laura), of Alma; one daughter, Brooke Hayes Richardson (Jamie), of Waycross; four grandchildren, Xavier Hayes, Walt Hayes, Karsyn Hayes and Kaydance Richardson; four siblings, Johnnie Adkerson, of Jackson, James A. Hayes, of Waycross, Iva Lee Fowke, of Barnwell, S.C., and Carolyn Pierce, of College Park; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Jamestown Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Rehobeth Cemetery in Pierce County.
The family will receive friends 6 until 9 p.m. Wednesday at Music Funeral Home.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Darleen White, 48, of 148 Hebard St., Waycross, passed suddenly Friday (Nov 4, 2016) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross with relatives close at hand.
The family is receiving friends at the residence.
Funeral arrangements and a list of survivors will be announced later by Rainge Memorial Chapel., Inc.
Clarence ‘Bo’ Barnett Jr.
Clarence J. “Bo” Barnett Jr., 62, died Monday evening (Nov. 7, 2016) at his residence after an extended illness.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.
Jimmy W. Wilson
HOMERVILLE — Jimmy W. Wilson, 60, passed away Sunday (Nov. 6, 2016) at Clinch Memorial Hospital, Homerville, following an extended illness.
He was born May 30, 1956, in Homerville, to the late Wilbur Oscar Winton Wilson and Frances Burkett Wilson. He worked for Inx Incorporation as a lab technician. He was a member of Shiloh Church.
Survivors are his wife, Carleen Cox Wilson, of Homerville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brook and Kevin Allen and Holly and Brian Delk, all of Homerville; one sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Earl Ammons, of Manor; one brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Shaunell Wilson, of Homerville; four grandchildren, Hayden Allen, Maggie Delk, Lane Allen and Allie Delk, all of Homerville; mother-in-law, Erma Cox, of Homerville; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Blenda and Dennis Doran, of Homerville; a by-heart daughter, Erin Dixon, of Homerville; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Shiloh Church.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Shiloh Church.
Condolences may be conveyed at the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mother Donnell Moore
Mother Donnell Juanita Bryant Moore, 63, of Mershon, went to be with the Lord Saturday (Nov. 5, 2016) surrounded by loved-ones at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.
She was born to the late Albert J. Bryant and Trudie Mae Simpson Bryant of Appling County. She was educated in Wayne County School System.
She is survived by her husband, David “Danny” Moore, one son, Robert Lee Bryant (Abigail), of Baxley; five daughters, Vernelle Wesley (Timmy), of Alma, Rebecca Moore, of Mershon, Rosalind Smith (Gabriel), Katherine Moore and Danielle Lee (Jermain), of Waycross; eight brothers, James Bryant, of Screven, Hezekiah Bryant, of Odum, Jerry Bryant (Alberta), Ronald Bryant Sr. (Carolyn), of Bristol, Donald Bryant (Helen), of Baxley, and Carter Bryant (Rose), of Bristol; sisters, Bertha Jackson (Richard), of Jesup, and Shirley Jernigan (Johnny), of Mershon; her in-laws, the Moore family; and a host of grandchildren; one great-grandchild; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and sorrowing friends.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.
Kiki Hudson Killens
Kiki Shontelle Hudson Killens was born Dec. 25, 1973 in Augusta, the daughter of the late Charles and Gail McKinney.
She was a kind, loving person who loved family, friends, singing, cooking, laughing, dancing, talking and helping others.
She is mourned by her father, Charles; her beloved husband of 10 years, Randy Killens; daughter, Tierra Perkins, of Powder Springs; three sons, DeAnthony Hudson (India), Brandon Perkins, of Illinois, and Matthew Perkins, of Powder Springs; three step-daughters, Ranchelle and Kizze Killens, Renee Monroe; step-sons, Randy Killens II; five devoted brothers, DeMarcus Godbee, Michael McKinney (Barbara Lynette), Anthony, Charles and Jesse McKinney; five brothers-in-law, Harry Killens (Kathy), Floyd Howard Jr. (Shirley), Ricky Howard, Willie Howard (ROsa), John Howard (Rhonda); special aunts, Betty Garnett, Annie Louise Black, Patricia Rowe, Vanessa Ballard; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barnar Memorial Garden, located on Smith Road in Waycross.
Arrangements are with Welch & Brinkley Mortuary.