Lee Roy Watts, 64, of Morris Chapel, died on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in Jackson, Tennessee.
He was the son of the late Marvin and Annie Watts.
Mr. Watts is survived by his siblings, Shirley Matlock of Morris Chapel, Clara Watts of Sardis, Richard Watts of Niantic, Illinois, Katie Shelby of Savannah, Ray Watts of Adamsville, Marilyn Watts of Saltillo, Patricia Watts of Adamsville and Johnny Watts of Morris Chapel.
He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Services were held on Saturday, Jan. 28, at House of Mercy Church in Morris Chapel with Gene Hanna and David Weatherford officiating. Burial followed in Morris Chapel Cemetery.
Hugh Ellis Stanfill, 63, of Savannah, died on Monday, Jan. 23.
He was born in Savannah, the son of the late Carl and Millinea Scott Stanfill. He was united in marriage to Becky Lee Hollins, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Stanfill had worked as a brick mason with his father before going to work for Clayton Homes where he was a supervisor. He was a member of the Pickwick Moose Lodge.
He is survived by his children, Angie Smith and Shawn Stanfill, both of Savannah; four grandchildren; and brother, Bill Stanfill of Huntsville, Alabama.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Wayne Stanfill and Roy Stanfill.
Services were held on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Otis Shutt and Billy Allegood officiating. Burial followed in Pyburn Cemetery at Savannah.
Jackie “Boon” Short, 59, of Savannah, died on Sunday, Jan. 29.
He was the son of the late Walker and Carrie Lee Malone Short.
Before working at the Gambrell Saw Mill, Mr. Short had worked for the Roser Handle Mill and the Qualls Handle Mill.
He is survived by his daughters, Rhea Morris and Tiffanie Short, both of Savannah; son, James stanfill of Savannah; brothers, Bobby Short, Roger Short and Jessie Short; sisters, Jo Malone and Fay Alexander; and 11 grandchildren.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Kenneth Short and William Mack Short; and his sisters, Sandra Kay Short and Carrie Jean Short.
Services will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m., at Souls Harbor Church in Savannah with Linn Johnson officiating.
Charles Harold “Charlie” Sheffield, 70, died on Friday, Jan. 27.
He was born in Crump, the son of the late Charles Leslie and Hester Lucille Haynes Sheffield. He was united in marriage to Christine Marie Bland, who survives.
Mr. Sheffield attended First Church of God.
He is survived by his wife, Christine Sheffield of Savannah; sister, Gracie L. Sheffield of Crump; and brothers, Lloyd O. Sheffield of Knoxville, Lee Sheffield of Selmer and Wade Sheffield of Savannah.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Juanita Sheffield and Edna Benson.
Services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Rev. Ronnie White officiating. Burial followed in Crump Cemetery.
Jessie Walker Perry, 88, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Jan. 26, in Savannah.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Riley and Margaret Lou Perry. He was united in marriage to Margaret Marie Franks, who survives.
Mr. Perry was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a farmer and had also worked as a school bus driver for Hardin County Schools. He was a member of Cherry Chapel United Methodist Church and the Hardin Farmer’s Co-op.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a stepdaughter, Sheila Franks of Savannah; a grandchild; and a stepgreat-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 17 brothers and sisters.
Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 29, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Don Harold Lawrence and Daniel Holt officiating. Burial followed in Germany Branch Cemetery at Hardin County.