WAYCROSS — Jimmy Randall Dean, 70, died Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, following a sudden illness. Dean was a native and life-long resident of Ware County, the son of the late Woodrow Dean and Christine Myers Dean. He also was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Cody Norman and Brittany Simmons, a brother, Johnny Dean, and a brother-in-law, the Rev. Hilton Martin. Dean retired as a painter from Jim’s Welding.
WAYCROSS — Seany Laverne Hall Taylor, 78, died Thursday morning, May 21, 2020, at Hospice House Satilla after an extended illness. She was born February 14, 1942, in Ware County to the late Talmadge Hall and Annie Strickland Hall. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by her daughter, Marie O’Berry, and nine siblings, T.J. Hall, Lamar Hall, Carl Hall, Bill Hall, James Hall, Dorothy Jones, Glenda Smoak, Joe Hall, and Jerry Hall. Mrs. Taylor was blessed to be a part of a large family and held fond memories of her childhood with her brothers and sisters. She enjoyed working as a nurse for many years at Memorial Hospital in Waycross.
WAYCROSS — Terrell Stephen Murray, 74, of Waycross, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Landmark Hospital in Savannah following a long illness. Terrell was born in Waycross to parents Robert Daniel and Mary Inez (Bennett) Murray. He was a graduate of Ware County High where he played football, basketball, and baseball. After graduation, he played semi-pro baseball until a knee injury ended his career. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army where he trained war dogs while stationed in Okinawa, Japan. After serving in the Vietnam War, Terrell used the GI Bill to attend Valdosta State where he earned his Master’s Degree in education.
FOLKSTON — Stanley Peter Golaszewski, 92, of Folkston, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Brunswick, Georgia. Stanley was born in Jermyn, Pa., to the late Leopold and Anna Golaszewski. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Stanley retired from banking after many years with a number of banks in Georgia and Florida. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Folkston.
WAYCROSS — Captain Bill Hamilton Allen, U.S.M.C. (Retired) of Waycross, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at the Augusta University Hospital, from COVID-19 complications at the age of 97. He was born in Arco, Georgia, to the late Willie G. Allen and Sarah Jones Allen, and was one of eight children. Captain Allen enlisted in the National Guard in January 1938 and enlisted in the U.S Marine Corps on July 11, 1938, in Savannah, Georgia, at the age of 15. During WWII, he was a member of the 1st Marine Division and took part in the landing on Guadalcanal.