WAYCROSS — Betty Sue Boyd, 85, died Monday morning, September 7, 2020, at Harborview Satilla after an extended illness. She was a native of Miller County, Georgia, but she lived most of her life in Waycross. Mrs. Boyd retired from Baptist Village as a nurse’s aide, and she was a member of Crawford Street Baptist Church. Mrs. Boyd was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Louell Hines Smith, and her former husband, Emory Boyd. Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Strickland (Roger), of Waycross, and Brenda Cox, of Dixie Union;
BLACKSHEAR — After losing the love of her life, Casondra “Sandy” Mahoney, got her wings on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, and went to walk with her husband of 34 years, Gary Mahoney, in Heaven. She was 75 years old. Survivors include her three daughters, Rhonda Leland, California, Nancy (Rodney) Foster, Waycross, and Venus Thompson, Woodstock, Georgia; grandchildren, Darcy Anderson, Glenn Swann, and Kimberley Spahn, all of California, Latisha (Efrain) Benitez, Blackshear, Ben (Kristen) Smith, Homerville, Audrea Smith, Waycross, Larry “Buddy” Powell, Calhoun, Georgia, Jenica Lange, Pennsylvania, Maria (Brandon) Thompson, Blackshear, Brian Thompson, Blackshear, Jason Tyson, Woodstock;
WAYCROSS — Marvin Wayne Strickland, 65, of Waycross, died Wednesday morning, September, 9, at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Waycross to the late Roosevelt Strickland and Amy Lee Henderson Strickland. Wayne had made Waycross his home for his entire life. He worked as a Supervisor at Waycross Molding, Engineer Carrier for the Railroad, and a truck driver for Mulch Manufacturing in Callahan, Florida. Wayne was an avid fisherman and race car driver. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
WAYCROSS — Gertrude Bryant Crosby, 84, died Wednesday morning, September 9, 2020, at Memorial Satilla Health after a short illness. She was a native of Appling County but lived most of her life in Waycross. Gertrude graduated from Appling County High School and Berry College in Rome, Georgia. She was employed as a teacher for 38 years having served at Pierce County and Charlton County School Systems. Mrs. Crosby also was previously employed by Walmart in Waycross for 22½ years.