Mary Helen H. King
Mary Helen Hulett King, 78, of the Jamestown area in Ware County, passed away Saturday morning (Nov. 28, 2015) at Pierce County Nursing Home after an extended illness.
Born May 6, 1937 in Waresboro, she later moved to Axson as a child. When she married, she moved to Jamestown where she spent the rest of her life. She was seamstress all her life working in the sewing factory. She also loved working in her garden and making delicious vegetables.
She was the daughter of the late Marvin Jackson Hulett and Velma Clyde Smith Arnold (late husband, James Clyde “J.C.” Arnold), of Axson. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, the late Clayton Davis “David” King, and her siblings, Velma Armetta King Courson, Wilbur Joseph Hulett and Homer Eugene Hulett.
Survivors include her daughters, Sharlene Crawford (husband, Darrell), Diane Kane (husband, Ed), Mary Susan King, Dorothy King Smith (friend, Ricky Crosby) and Donna Danneen King Powell; her sisters, Lillie Faye White and Connie “Corine” Slate; her grandchildren, Chris and Bryan Crawford, Christopher, Chelsia, Jessica and Daniel Kane, Danielle and Lindsey Smith and Kenny Powell Jr.; her great-grandchildren, Ashley Crawford and Liam Smith Neal; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kettle Creek Cemetery.
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

James Pearson Johnson
James Pearson Johnson, 85, of Douglas, passed away Thursday (Nov. 26, 2015) at Coffee Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
He was born April 30, 1930, in Brunswick to the late James McCarthy Johnson and Birdie Lee Sweat Johnson Buie.
Survivors include his two sons, John (Lisa) Johnson, of Waycross, and Jimmy Lee (Mary) Johnson, of Alma; half-brother, Edgar Johnson, of Amelia Island, Fla.; four grandchildren, Ashleigh Johnson, Breanna Johnson, Jessica Johnson and Jennifer Johnson; two great-grandchildren, Ashton Adams and Landon Harper; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Judy Merritt.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Johnson, his father, James McCarthy Johnson, his stepfather and mother, John A. Buie and Birdie Lee Sweat Buie.
The funeral was held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Sims Funeral Home with Dr. Freddie Smith and the Rev. Gerald Johns officiating.
Music was furnished for the service by violinist Jessica Johnson (“Amazing Grace”) and CD, “Go Rest High On That Mountain.”
Active pallbearers were Tommy Hedges, Mike Torpea, Ken Corbitt, Chip Wideman, Jamie Royals and Rodney Waldroup.
Honorary pallbearers were staff of Visiting Nurses Service, Ronnie Waldroup and Jimmy Brigmond.
Interment followed at Homeward Cemetery in Camden County.
Sims Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Allan Douglas Noel
SAVANNAH — Allan Douglas Noel, 56, of Blackshear, passed away Sunday afternoon (Nov. 29, 2015) at St. Joseph’s-Candler Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.

Judith H. Greene
Judith “Judy” Hodge Greene, 81, of Brantley County, passed away Sunday (Nov. 29, 2015) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.

Troy Penland Guy
Troy Penland Guy, 82, died Thursday morning (Nov. 26, 2015) at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born in Brantley County and lived most of his life in Ware County. He was the son of the late Lonnie Guy and Melissa Strickland Guy.
He was a retired clerk after 42 years with CSX railroad. He was a United States Army veteran serving during the Korean War. He attended Trinity United Methodist Church.
His biggest passion in life was fishing. His family said, “He loved being on the water even if he didn’t catch a fish that day. Just a peaceful place to be. He loved, lived, ate and breathed fishing.”
He was also preceded in death by his grandson, Shawn Walker, three brothers, James Guy, Edward Guy and Lyman Guy, and four sisters, Lucille Guy, Mary Thrift, Carrie Thrift and Louise Allen.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Betty Lou Hendrix Guy, of Waycross; two daughters, Donna Lou Guy Davis, of Brunswick, and Lisa Guy Barnes (husband, Phillip), of Waycross; two sons, Buddy Guy (wife, Liz), of Blackshear, and Danny Palmer (wife, Kathy), of Swainsboro; four grandchildren, Jennifer Walker (husband, Oliver), of Gainesville, Sarah Jones (husband, Matt), of Waycross, Kyle Palmer (wife, Jessica), of Texas, and Kirk Palmer, of Swainsboro; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A celebration of life service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends 1 until 2 o’clock Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorialization is by cremation.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
Music Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Troy Allen Hickox
BLACKSHEAR — The funeral services for Mr. Troy Allen Hickox, 68, was held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel.
Officiating was the Rev. Edward Colley.
Interment was in the Laura Chapel Cemetery with military honors conducted by an honor detail from Fort Stewart.
Active pallbearers were Curtis Dixon, Curt Dixon, Randy Roberson, Ricky Purvis, David Vickers, James Strickland, Austin Purvis and Keith Vickers.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.