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Emmie Allen Harden 2023 Emmie Allen "Jeannie" Harden, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, August 14, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. She is dearly loved by her family and friends and will forever be missed. Emmie was born in Dublin, GA, on October 12, 1941, to the late John Lewis Allen and Emmie Christian Allen. She was a graduate of Dublin High School where she was elected class President and earned a trip to Cuba for being at the top of her Spanish class. Competitive and athletic by nature; Emmie played basketball both in high school and for Middle Georgia College. As an adult, she enjoyed bowling and was an avid ALTA tennis player. She enjoyed spending time with her many friends, both in Bridge... Dublin, Georgia Charles M. Dalziel 1929 — 2023 Charles M. Dalziel passed away on July 3, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Ida Davis Dalziel. Survivors include his son, Charles M. Dalziel, Jr., and his daughter, Patsy D. Beall (Al); six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Brewton Baptist Church will host Mr. Dalziel's visitation on Monday, July 10th, at 1:00 pm with service to follow at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Georgia Legal Services or to the Savannah Bar Association at 6602 Abercorn St. STE 203 Savannah, GA 31405. For a complete obituary and online memorial registry, please visit www.townsendfuneralhome.com. Dublin, Georgia Mary Gordon Leith Rutrough 1930 — 2023 Mary Gordon Leith Rutrough, 92, beloved wife of Pastor Billy Fisher Rutrough passed away peacefully with family Sunday, April 23, 2023, in Dublin, Georgia. A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Henry Memorial Presbyterian Church, Dublin, Georgia. The service will stream live via the Facebook page for Henry Memorial Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, Mary requested that donations be made to Christus Victor Lutheran Church in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Dublin, Georgia Cindi Pollock Avery 1960 — 2022 Cindi Pollock Avery went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, September 19th. She was born January 8, 1960, in Americus, Georgia, and raised on the family farm in Leslie. She was a 1978 graduate of Southland Academy and enjoyed her monthly lunch dates with her fellow alumni. In 1982, Cindi graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy and Agricultural Economics. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and enjoyed lifelong relationships with her sorority sisters. While at UGA, she met her future husband, and after her graduation, they married and settled in Dublin, Georgia. After five years of marriage, they were blessed... Dublin, Georgia Katharine Alice Clark 1941 — 2022 Ms. Katharine Alice Armstrong O'Brien Clark died on May 22, 2022 in Dublin, Georgia. Katharine was born April 26, 1941, in Atlanta, Georgia to Huling Tower Armstrong and Katharine Orr Armstrong. Her parents preceded her in death. Katharine spent her childhood in Brunswick, Georgia. She graduated from Glynn Academy in 1959. She attended Emory University in Decatur, Georgia, earning both the B.A. and M.A. degrees in Political Science. She was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority.While at Emory she met and married Dennis A. O'Brien, the father of her two sons, Dennis Jr. and Richard. Katharine's professional career began as a public-school teacher. Later Katharine became Director of... Dublin, Georgia Virginia York Reynolds 1934 — 2022 Celebration of life services for Mrs. Virginia York Reynolds, age 88, of Dublin, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at First Baptist Church of Dublin. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service in the sanctuary. The Rev. Darrell Paulk and Dr. Cliff Morris will officiate. Interment will follow at Dublin Memorial Gardens. Virginia York Reynolds was born October 17, 1934, in Cartersville to parents, The Rev. Arthur Wesley York and Ruby Edwards York. She graduated from Cedartown High School in 1951 and attended Tift College/Mercer University, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Home Economics. She also received Master's and Specialist's degrees in... Dublin, Georgia Julian Clarence Reynolds, Sr. 1933 — 2022 Celebration of life services Mr. Julian Clarence Reynolds Sr., 89, of Dublin, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at First Baptist Church of Dublin. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service in the sanctuary. Dr. Darrell Paulk and Dr. Cliff Morris will officiate. Interment will follow at Dublin Memorial Gardens. Julian Clarence Reynolds Sr. was born Feb. 12, 1933, in Lincolnton, Ga. to parents Clarence Washington Reynolds and Julia Rabun Reynolds. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1950, and attended the University of Georgia, where he was a member of the Blue Key Honor Society, Demosthenian Literary Society, and Gridiron Secret Society. He graduated in... Dublin, Georgia Julian Clarence Reynolds 1933 — 2022 Celebration of life services Mr. Julian Clarence Reynolds Sr., 89, of Dublin, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at First Baptist Church of Dublin. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service in the sanctuary. The Rev. Darrell Paulk and Dr. Cliff Morris will officiate. Interment will follow at Dublin Memorial Gardens. Julian Clarence Reynolds Sr. was born Feb. 12, 1933, in Lincolnton, Ga. to parents Clarence Washington Reynolds and Julia Rabun Reynolds. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1950, and attended the University of Georgia, where he was a member of the Blue Key Honor Society, Demosthenian Literary Society, and Gridiron Secret Society. He... Atlanta Joseph Anthony Litsch, III 1945 — 2021 Joseph Anthony Litsch, III of Atlanta died December 29, 2021, after a brief illness. He was born in Dublin, GA on July 10, 1945, the only son of Lillie Manning Litsch and Joseph Anthony Litsch, who was killed before his son was born by friendly fire in a military training accident at Camp Mackall in North Carolina during World War II. Joe was preceded in death by his father, his mother Lillie Manning Litsch Schraut, and his stepfather, Edwin Schraut; his maternal grandparents, Eva Ward Manning and Otha Lee Manning; and a godson, Jamie Waggoner. He is survived by two aunts, Mattie Manning Thomas of Dublin and Lorene Manning Carter of Alma; godsons Robert Waggoner and Gordon Waggoner from... Joseph Anthony Litsch, III 2021 Joe Litsch was a man of many talents: he played saxophone in his college marching band, had a long career as a journalist, and was an Emmy-winning set decorator for TV and film for more than 30 years. But, he may be best remembered for his outgoing personality, ready laugh, and ability to engage anyone in conversation. "He never lost his gift of gab," said Jo Bell Livingston of Villa Rica, a close friend for more than 50 years. "He still could talk the horns off a goat."His cousin Zach Manning wrote on Joe's Facebook page, "Now you can talk with Betty all you want," referring to actress Betty White who died recently. Joseph Anthony Litsch, III of Atlanta died December 29, 2021, after a... Clayton, GA Olivia Jackson Stevens 1940 — 2021 Olivia Jane Jackson Stevens - beloved wife, mother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend to so many - went home to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, October 10, 2021. She was born to S.H. Jackson, Sr., and Louise Moye Jackson on March 12, 1940, in Donovan Georgia. She was married on September 5, 1959, to the love of her life, Bobby Ray Stevens, and - just last month - they celebrated 62 years of love, laughter, and life together. She leaves behind her daughter Kelli Mayfield, her husband David and granddaughter Kate; daughter Jennifer Collins, husband Brad and grandson Caz; sister Judy Jackson Wammock, husband Mike and their three children: Gina, Chris, and Laurie, her brother Dr.... Dublin, GA Mildred co*ker Knowles 1939 — 2021 Mildred co*ker Knowles, age 82, of Dublin, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021, at her home surrounded by family. Visitation will be held at Townsend Funeral Home, Dublin from 10:00 to 10:45 on Thursday, September 23, 2021, to be followed by procession and graveside service at Northview Cemetery. Reverend Dr. Cliff Morris will be officiating. Mildred was born in Tallapoosa County Alabama on March 5, 1939. She was the daughter of the late JB and Vivian co*ker and was preceded in death by her brothers Louis co*ker, Elbert co*ker, and Jimmy co*ker. She graduated Valedictorian from Valley High School in 1957, where she was voted Homecoming Queen and played as catcher for the high... Fort Myers, FL, Georgia Helen M. Davis 1943 — 2021 Helen M. Davis of Fort Myers, Florida passed away in Dublin, Georgia on May 2, 2021. Born in Inez, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Gladys Preece Blankenship. She was a member of Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church. Helen was a lifelong homemaker and her favorite job was being a grandmother. She was a former volunteer with Lee County Republican Women, Southwest Florida International Airport, and the Ronald McDonald House. She lived her life being a loyal friend to many. Helen is survived by her husband, Gordon F. Davis; sons, Brian Davis and David (Allison) Davis; grandchildren, Nick (Emily) Davis, Cecilia Slater, Wesley (Beth-Anne) Davis, and Johnathan Davis;... Jerry D. Weaver 2021 Jerry Duggan Weaver, age 69, of Stockbridge, passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Services for Mr. Weaver will be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the I.J. Duggan Cemetery in Dudley. Rev. Dwayne Bedingfield will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until the service hour on Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Weaver's cousins will serve as pallbearers. Jerry was born in Macon, GA on November 7, 1951, and grew up in his hometown of Dudley, where his ancestors grew up. He treasured his great experiences of running the roads, trails, and rails on his bike to deliver the daily paper.... Dublin Jimmy Floyd Fields, Jr. 1964 — 2021 James "Jimmy" Floyd Fields, Jr., 56, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, February 15, 2021, in Dublin, Georgia. Jimmy had several different names: to some, he was "Jimmy"; to others, he was "Floyd"; to an enormous number, he was "Coach Fields"; and to all who knew him, he was an example of how to live our lives in the truth of Jesus Christ. Coach Fields was born in Columbus, Mississippi, to the late James Floyd Fields, Sr., and Marcelle Densmore Fields on December 7, 1964. After graduating from Heritage Academy in Columbus, he earned a varsity football letter at the University of Mississippi. After graduating from Ole Miss, he began his coaching career that spanned 33 years.... Buford, GA Sheilah Daws 1951 — 2021 On Saturday, January 23, 2021, Sheilah Daws, a loving wife and mother of four children and eight grandchildren, passed away at the age of 69. Sheilah was born on July 11, 1951, in Covington, GA to Marion and Idell Head. On June 12, 1970, she married Billy Daws. They raised three sons, Josh, Jeremiah, and Jonathan, and one daughter, Jenny Love. Sheilah was a supportive pastor's wife for 50 years. She loved children so much and spent her life teaching them about the love of Jesus and always told everyone she met "Jesus loves you." She welcomed everyone into her home and made them feel like part of the family. Sheilah is survived by her husband, her four children, their spouses, her... Dublin, GA Betty L. Taylor 1932 — 2020 Betty L. Taylor, age 88, of Dublin, GA, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at Dublinair Health and Rehab. Mrs. Taylor was born in Edgefield, SC., on December 9, 1932, to the late Ernest and Ruth Gibson Leopard. Mrs. Taylor was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waynesboro and was a nursery volunteer. She was a homemaker and devoted wife and mother who served as a Brownie and Cub Scout Leader for her children. Mrs. Betty also volunteered as a Pink Lady at the Burke County Hospital. She was a member of the Garden Club in Waynesboro and was also a Master Flower arranger. She spent several years at Brentwood Health Care in Waynesboro before moving four years ago to Dublinair Health... Dublin, GA Major Johnny O. Anderson, Sr. 1946 — 2020 Major Johnny Owen Anderson, Sr. passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Services with military honors will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service on Monday. Major Anderson will be laid to rest privately in the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville, Georgia. Johnny was born on July 29, 1946 in Dublin, Georgia to the late W.C. and Wilma Kolb Anderson. He began his military career when he was 18 years old, enlisting in the Dublin National Guard in 1966. The Vietnam War was underway, and he transferred to the Regular Army six months later, starting his training at... Savannah, Georgia Dale Glenn Robinson 1953 — 2020 Dale Glenn Robinson, age 67, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah. Graveside services will be held at Northview Cemetery on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at 2:00 PM. Dr. Bob Williams will officiate. Glenn was born in Dublin, GA May 11, 1953. He retired in 2018 from his career as an Insurance Adjustor in the Atlanta area. In 2019, he moved to Savannah and married Terry. Glenn graduated from Dublin High School and Georgia Southern College, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. He worked with the Boy Scouts as Assistant Scout Master for many years. Glenn loved his family very much and will be missed by all. He enjoyed walking, bicycling,... Rentz, GA Robert Grayling Sewell 1950 — 2020 Robert Grayling Sewell, 69, of Rentz, GA passed away peacefully on April 25. Robert was born July 21, 1950 in Eustis, FL. He proudly served as a Naval Airman. Upon receiving his BA from Stetson University, Robert and his family relocated to Laurens County, GA. He was a bivocational pastor, serving in pulpit supply and at Bethesda Baptist Church. Robert worked for Trinity Christian School, RESA, Flexsteel, and as owner and operator of Rainbow International. Robert is preceded in death by parents Edwin and Bonnie Watson Sewell and son-in-law Justin Robert Goodroe. Survivors include his wife of 50 years Margie Ricks Sewell; daughters Tonya Lee Cladianos (San Antonio, TX), Tina Sewell Goodroe... Dublin, GA Benton Franklin Corry 1925 — 2019 Benton Franklin "Frank" Corry, age 94, departed this life on December 24, 2019 at his home with his loving family present. He was a member of Pine Forest United Methodist Church. Visitation will begin at 1:00PM on Saturday, December 28, 2019 in the Chapel of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. Services will follow at 2:00PM. Dr. Joel Dent will officiate. Mr. Corry was Assistant Chief of Pharmacy at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center, Dublin, Georgia for almost thirty years. He was born on September 19, 1925 in the coal town of Oakman, Alabama to the late Joseph Monroe Corry and the late Lillie Mae Vines Corry. While still seventeen years old, in 1943 he enlisted in the United States Navy and,...
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