Eldren Earl McGill, 64, of Jesup, Ga. passed away on Saturday, March 1, at Hospice House in Savannah, Ga. He was born on January 23, 1950 in Waynesboro, Mississipi to the late, Eldren Earl McGill, Sr. and Lillie Mae Gandy-McGill. Eldren was educated in the Wayne County Training School and was employed with Harris Gin as a truck driver and with Seaboard Construction Co. as an asphalt worker. His favorite pass time was spent with family and friends fishing and hunting. Eldren was preceded in death by his father, Eldren E. McGill, Sr.; (4) brothers, John E., Buddy R. and Jerry A. McGill and Antonio Akins and one sister, Essie McGill.
Survivors includes: his wife, Carolyn McGill, Jesup, Ga.; his mother, Lillie Mae McGill, Jesup, Ga.; (4) daughters, Lawanda (Raymond) James, Suwanee, Ga., Angela McGill, Austin, Texas, Sonja (Leslie) Gregg, Phenix, Alabama, and LaTonya (Martaeious) Reynolds, Columbus, Ga.; (1) step daughter, Lillie Mae Johnson, Jesup, Ga.; (3) sons, Shannon (LaTonya) Stevenson, Moultrie, Ga., Eldren Jenkins, Austin, Texas and Eldren Earl McGill, III , Jesup, Ga.; (2) step sons, Demetrius (Serena) Everett, Jesup, Ga. and Lovell Everett, Jesup, Ga.; (1) sister, Lena Mae (James) West, Screven, Ga.; (3) brothers, Jimmy (Patricia) McGill, Jesup, Ga., Terry (Shonte') McGill, Brunswick, Ga. and Elmer McGill, Jesup, Ga.; (2) sister in-laws, Paulette Thomas, Jesup, Ga. and Betty (Easop) Fuller, Jesup, Ga.; (2) brother in- laws, Nathan Thomas, Jr., Jesup, Ga. and Matthew (Janie) Thomas, Savannah, Ga.; (3) aunts, Alice Bell "Kitty" Poe, Waynesville, Ms., Margie Mae, Erie, Pa. and Dorothy Evans of Indiana and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 7, at Royal Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 8, @ 11:00 a.m. at Emory Chapel United Methodist Church, 311 N. Hickory St., Jesup, Ga.
Interment in Sunset Oaks Memorial Cemetery.
Final arrangements entrusted to Royal Funeral Home, Inc., Jesup, Ga.
Alphonso Green, Sr., 59, a resident of Statesboro, Ga. and native of Miami, Fl. passed away on Friday, February 14, at East Georgia Regional Hospital. He was born on December 16,1954 to the late Joseph Green, Sr. and Rosa Lee Byrd-Green in Miami, Fl. Alphonso worked most of his life as a Carpenter and a Brick Mason in the Construction Industry. He was a faithful member of Whitesville Full Gospel Church in Statesboro, Ga. Alphonso was preceded in death by both parents, Joseph and Rosa Lee Byrd-Green; a sister, Patricia Green and a brother, Sylvester Green-Bryd.
Survivors include: a daughter, Katiliya M. Green, Miami, Fl.; three sons, Kawanza (Felicia) Green, Jesup, Ga., Katova (Mekeva) Green and Alphonso (Latavia) Green, Jr. both of Miami, Fl.; three brothers, Willie Earl (Michelle) Byrd and Joseph (Evelyn) Green, Jr. both of Miami, Fl. and Solomon Tennant of Durham, NC; six sisters, Earnestine Knight, Kathy Green , Alma Green, Rosa Lee Green all of Miami, Fl., Jonell Green, Statesboro, Ga. and Jeanette Willis of Okalahoma; his church family of Whitesville Full Gospel Church and a host of grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews,cousins and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 22769 SW 120th Street, Goulds, Fl. 33170 at 11: 00 A.M. Bishop Larry Jones will deliver the eulogy.
Final Arrangement were made with Royal Funeral Home, Inc.
Viola Fullmore, 77, of Jesup, Ga. passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014 a Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 23, 1936 to the late Amanda Jenkins-Fullmore and Robert Fullmore in Jesup, Ga. She was educated in Wayne County Training School and was a member of Emory Chapel United Methodist Church. Viola was a former employee of the Kiwi Restaurant where she cooked, she operated a childcare, she was a dedicated homemaker but retired from Wayne Co. Board of Education where she was employed as a school crosswalk guard. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and family but her favorite past time was fishing. Viola was preceded in death by both parents and several siblings.
Survivors include: (6) daughters: Niccie (Bobby) Keyhea, Jesup, Ga., Linda (Steven) Cornelius, Texas, Helen (Leonard) Wright, Alamo, Ga., Katherine Fullmore, Jesup, Ga., Jaqueline Fullmore, Jesup, Ga., Shantel Thomas, Raleigh, N.C.; (3) sons: Larry (Debra Ann) Fullmore, Baxley, Ga., Albert Fullmore, Jesup, Ga., Timothy (Carmen) Fullmore, Jesup, Ga. (5) sisters: Irene Green, Baxley, Ga., Elonore (Lee Van) Gordan, Jesup, Ga., Pauline (Charles) Carter, Baxley, Ga., Earlene Fullmore, Jesup, Ga., Betty Nasser, Jesup, Ga.; (3) brothers: Jimmy Freeman, Jesup, Ga., Robert (Hattie) Fullmore, Tucson, Az., David (Pearl) Fullmore, Jesup.; (30) grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
There will be no visitation.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Emory Chapel United Methodist Church.
Final arrangements entrusted to Royal Funeral Home Inc., Jesup, Ga.
Jill Franshon Hayes, 52, of Jesup, Ga. passed away Friday, February 7, at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born on September 4, 1961 to the late Robert Hayes and Sarah Atkinson Ketchup. She received her education in the Wayne County School System and her GED in Cleveland, Ohio. Jill was employed at Ga. Narrow Fabric, Rick's Meat Market and she also worked in the medical field as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She accepted the Lord as her Saviour at an early age and grew up in Bethlehem Temple Church. Her hobbies included spending time with her family and friends, fishing and playing games. Jill was preceded in death by both parents, Robert Hayes and Sarah Atkinson-Ketchup.
Those left to mourn her passing: her sisters, Veronica (George) Skipper, Rincon, Ga.,Tonia (Kenneth) Woods, Jesup, Ga., Marval "Lisa" Ketchup,Swainsboro, Ga. and Audrey Brown of Fayetteville, NC ; her brothers, Cawarnest (Michelle) Cruse, Harrisburg, PA and George (Holly) Ketchup, III, Port Wentworth, Ga.; aunts, Julia Gasden and Rosetta Darby, both of Moultrie, Ga., Louise (Edward) McCollough, Ocala, Fl., Rose Ketchup, Brunswick, Ga. and Betty Ketchup of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.; her godmother, Pastor Knarvie Ross; a close friend, Patricia Roberts, Jesup, Ga. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends that will forever cherish her memory.
Viewing will be held on Friday, February 14, at Royal Funeral home Chapel from 5-7 p.m.
Funeral services will be Saturday, February 15, at St. John First Born Holiness Church @ 11:00 a.m.
Final arrangements entrusted to royal Funeral Home, Inc.
Eddie L. "Pap" Holsey, Sr., 87, of Jesup, Ga. passed away on Sunday, Feb. 2, at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born on Dec. 24, 1926 to the late, Charlie Reese and Annie Holsey in Riceboro, Ga. and was educated in Johnson County. Eddie was a faithful member of Bennett Union Missionary Baptist Church until his health began to fail. Eddie was employed with Wayne Milling Co., Norfolk Southern Railroad and was (36) year retiree of ITT Rayonier. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, gardening and being a mechanic. "Pap", as he was affectionately known by his close family members and friends was preceded in death by both parents, a daughter, Joann Holsey and a son, Jake L. Green.
He leaves to cherish his memory: (5) daughters, Jackie R. Chatman, Jesup, Ga., Joyce Whitefield, Dublin, Ga., Gloria A. Hudson (Gene), Mt. Dora, Fl., Jacqueline Gustave and Ruby Ann Holsey both of Jesup, Ga.; (4) Eddie L. Holsey, Jr., Cedric Kinsey, Dexter Sanders and Dante' Holsey all of Jesup, Ga.; (8) step children, Alice Mae Gervine (J.R.), Tommie Laster (Carolyn), Wesley Hicks and Lamar Latson, all of Pelham, Ga.; Tom McElroy, Canton, Ohio, Gregory Holsey, Dublin, Ga., Charlene Holsey, Brunswick, Ga. and Paul Holsey (Victoria), Jesup, Ga.; (5) sisters, Sallie Golden, Dorothy Martin, Brenda Williams (Ronald), Irma Maxwell and Eva Jackson all of Savannah, Ga.; (2) brothers, Charles Reese (Joann), Savannah, Ga. and Donald Reese (Eva) Wrightsville, Ga.; (2) aunts, Beatrice Hightower and Maggie Lender both of Wrightsville, Ga.; (2) sisters in-laws, Maybelle Thomas and May Bell Demmson, both of Dublin, Ga.; (38) grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren and and great great grandchildren as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation: Thursday, Feb. 6, at Royal Funeral Home Chapel from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be @ 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, at Bennett Union Missionary Baptist Church.
Final arrangements entrusted to Royal Funeral Home, Inc., Jesup, Ga.