Marcia G. McQuaig
Marcia Griffis McQuaig, 80, of Manor, died Thursday afternoon (Sept. 17, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House after an extended illness.
She was born in Homerville to the late Randall and Lola Dukes Griffis. She attended Clinch County schools and was a homemaker. She was a member of Victory Methodist Church and the Women’s Missionary Society. She was a caregiver to all of her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Latrelle Lisenby, four brothers, Robert Griffis, Norman “Pud” Griffis, Bo Griffis and Jackie Griffis.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, James Edward McQuaig Sr., of Manor; one daughter, Debbie McQuaig York (husband, Carey), of Manor; one son, James Edward McQuaig Jr. (wife, Melissa), of Manor; three grandchildren, Carey Dawn York, of Manor, Jennifer Payne (husband, Terry), of Waycross, Jamie Johnson (husband, Craig), of Waycross; three great-grandchildren, Lauren Johnson, Reese Payne and Ridge Payne; one sister, Jeanette “Sis” Berry, of Johnston, S.C.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A graveside service will be held this morning at 11 o’clock at the Victory Methodist Church Cemetery in Manor.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Ga. 31501.
Sympathy may be expressed at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com
Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Raymond R. Rowland
Raymond Richard Rowland, of Thomasville, formerly of Blackshear, passed away suddenly surrounded by family Saturday (Sept. 5, 2015) at the age of 67, at John D. Archbold Memorial in Thomasville.
Born in Ware County, Oct. 21, 1947, he was the son of the late Rev. Charles Wesley Rowland and Minnie Dean Rowland. Besides his parents, he was preceded by seven brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his partner and love of 23 years, Roxanne Brinson, his stepchildren, Victoria and Charles. His three children, Tammy, Buddy and Randy and seven grandchildren; his brother, Donald C. Rowland (Faye), of Blackshear; his sister, Clara lean Creech, of Denton; two sisters-in-law, Lucille Rowland and Winnie Rowland, both of Blackshear; number of nieces and nephews.
He completed the 11th grade at Blackshear High School. At 17 years of age he enlisted in the U.S. Navy receiving his GED. He had two tours in Vietnam, and received honors and commendations. Airman Aviation Ordnance 1st Class D6 Raymond R. Rowland retired from the U.S. Navy after more than 20 years. He also worked at Lockheed five years and was a warehouse manager for total line and division carrier for 11 years.
A graveside service with military honors will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Alabaha Freewill Baptist Church (Highway 203) in Blackshear.
Memorialization is by cremation.
Linda May Cribb
Lynda May Cribb, 67, died Thursday morning (Sept. 17, 2015) at Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center in Marietta.
She was a native and resident of Waycross most of her life. She graduated from Waycross High School in 1966 and retired from Ware Department of Family and Children’s Services in 2000.
She was the daughter of the late Edwin Cribb and Dorothy O’Steen Cribb.
Survivors include her sister, Janice Day (husband, Jesse), of Marietta; one half-brother, Pete O’Steen (wife, Jane), of Hoboken; nieces and nephew, Karen, Christopher and Katey.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Oakland Cemetery.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com
Wanda Allen Griffin
BACHLOTT — Wanda “Diane” Allen Griffin, 61, of Bachlott in Brantley County, died Thursday evening (Sept. 17, 2015) at Southeast Georgia Health System after an extended illness.
Born in Ludowici, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Lester “L.C.” and Aline Dyal Allen. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Allen, Larry J. Allen and David Michael Allen.
She was a homemaker and a member of Youngs Island Community Church of God in McIntosh where she was the secretary for 35 years. She loved spending time with her family and being a grandma to her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Joe “Jody” Griffin, of Bachlott; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jeffrey L. Griffin and Carl and April Griffin, all of Bachlott; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Ausencio Rebollo, of Bachlott; six grandchildren, Jeffrey Griffin Jr., Emily Griffin, Andrew Rebollo, Alex Rebollo, Little Jody Griffin, J.C. Griffin and one on the way; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Lamar Crews, of Riverside Community, and Dora Allen, of Hickox; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Sunday from 2 until 3 p.m. at Bachlott Community Church.
A funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. at Bachlott Community Church with the Rev. Jason Marden, the Rev. Chuck Allen and the Rev. Ion Johns officiating.
Burial will follow in Bachlott Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ausencio Rebollo, David White, Chris Allen, Dustin Allen, J.E. Carter, Jarrett Knox, Michael Flowers and Tom Thomas.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Rev. Steve and June Rush and Garrin Knox.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com
Isaac Clifford Crosby
A funeral for Isaac Clifford “I.C.” Crosby was held Friday morning at Crawford Street Baptist Church with the Rev. J.D. Bowen and the Rev. Larry Ray officiating.
Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bobby Crosby, Cliff Crosby, Bryan Crosby, Lee Mobley, Tyler Crosby, Alec Crosby and Ridlee Mobley.
Members of Crawford Street Baptist Church served as honorary pallbearers.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.