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Brantley County closes offices to public; Nahunta enacts State of Emergency; BOE extends school closures 2 weeks By RICH HEAD Staff Writer NAHUNTA — Brantley County Commissioners and City of Nahunta officials are implementing cautionary steps amid a growing concern...

Rev. Thomas Edgar Kersey Sr.

Rev. Thomas Edgar Kersey Sr. WAYCROSS — The Rev. Thomas Edgar Kersey, Sr, 77, died Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Hospice House Satilla. He was born and raised in Appling County. He was saved and preached his first sermon at L u m b e r C i t y Church of God and served for 23 years as associate pastor of Quitman Church of God. He was a retired Church of God minister and long haul truck driver. Kersey was the son of the late Edgar Kersey and Naomi Reynolds Kersey Rentz. He also was preceded in death by his wife …

Betty Viola Sloan Townsend

HORTENSE — Betty Viola Sloan Townsend, 85, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, in The Bayview Nursing Home in Nahunta after an extended illness. Born in Hortense, Georgia, Townsend was the daughter of Woodrow Potter Sloan and Nina Viola Jones Sloan. She also was...

Laura Kay Elbrink

WAYCROSS — Laura Kay Elbrink, 55, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at her residence in Waycross following an extended illness. Elbrink was born in Waycross to the late Edward Barber and Lillie Mae Cox Barber. She was a homemaker and member of First Presbyterian Church in Waycross. In addition to her parents, she also was preceded in death by her adopted father, Larry Craig Elbrink, and three brothers, Warren Elbrink, William Ray Barber and Eugene Barber. She is survived by her mother, Donna Elbrink, of Waycross; five siblings, Christopher Elbrink, of Waycross, …

Daniel Loyd Strickland

JESUP — Daniel Loyd Strickland, 60, of Jesup, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at his residence after a brief illness. He was born in Waycross to the late Loyd and Lois Griffin Strickland. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Strickland worked as a tower climber for many years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and loved taking care of children, and he loved the Lord. In addition to his parents, Strickland was preceded in death by one brother, Steve Albert Strickland. Survivors include seven siblings, Linda Grace Albritton and her husband, Marshall, of Waycross, Patricia Ammons…