Joe Richard Kinnon
Joe Richard Kinnon, 58, of Waycross, died early Monday morning (May 25, 2015) at Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness.
Born Jan. 26, 1957 in Douglas, he was a son of Dewey Roscoe and Ruby Lee Stone Kinnon and lived most of his life in Waycross. He served in the U.S. Army and was a truck driver. He was a member of Sweat Memorial Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James Rodney Kinnon.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Patsy Kinnon, of Waycross; two sons, Billy Joe Kinnon and Michael Kinnon, both of Waycross; step-son, Luke Arnold (wife, Teri Ann), of Waycross; step-daughter, Sherri Sweat, of Waycross; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Dewey Lee and Gary Parker, both of Waycross; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A funeral will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

Gloria Jean Riley
Gloria Jean Riley, of Homerville, passed away Monday (May 25, 2015) at Holly Hill Nursing Home in Valdosta, after an extended illness.
The funeral will be held Saturday, June 6, at Prayer Garden C.O.G.I.C., 711 West Forrest St., Homerville.
Complete arrangements and survivors will be announced later by Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.

John ‘Larry’ Herrin
NAHUNTA — John “Larry” Herrin, 58, of Nahunta, passed away Thursday evening (May 28, 2015) at his residence after an extended illness.
Born in Waycross, he was the son of William Kay Herrin and Bessie Jane Sapp Herrin. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Harry Herrin and David Herrin.
He worked for CSX Railroad as an electrical engineer for many years and was of the Baptist faith. He started up the EMS, was a volunteer firefighter, city council member and worked with Chambless Funeral Home. He was also chairman and member of the Brantley County Recreation Department board.
He loved working on the railroad. His children, grandchildren and all his family were his life.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Crews Herrin, of Hickox; two sons and daughters-in-law, Randy Herrin, of Jesup (Terry A. Herrin, of Hickox) and Jerold and Danese Herrin, of Nahunta; two daughters and a son-in-law, Ronda Herrin and Buffy Herrin Anderson (Michael), all of Nahunta; 11 grandchildren, Sierra Ingram, Kelsey Ingram, Gage Prescott, Bailley Herrin, Michael Anderson II, Elizabeth Anderson, Danzlee Herrin, Hunter Hickox, Carson Hickox, Michael Long, Jonathan Holmes, and a granddaughter on the way; a brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Valen Herrin, of Duluth; a sister and brother-in-law, Wanda and Charles O’Quinn, of Folkston; two sisters-in-law, Faye Herrin, of Woodstock, and Dianne Herrin, of Peachtree City; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held this evening starting at 6 o’clock at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 3:30 at Hickox Baptist Church with the Rev. E.C. Crews and the Rev. Ion John officiating.
Burial will follow in Rob Lewis Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeff O’Quinn, Aubrey Smith, Michael Prescott, Donald Lewis, Michael Long and Jonathan Holmes.
Honorary pallbearers will be CSX employees and David Jacobs.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
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