Obituaries 2014

Elizabeth Burks (12-28-14)

Elizabeth Burks, 85, of Tampa, Florida, died Sunday, Dec. 28.She was born in Savannah. She was a member of The New Apostolic Church in Tampa, Florida.Following her retirement from Ashley Aluminum, Mrs. Burks worked with handicapped children at Foster’s Elementary School as a volunteer grandmother through Seniors in Service Organization in the greater Tampa Bay…

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Elijah Deatherage (12-30-14) service 1-4-15

Elijah Wade Deatherage, infant son of Wade Allen and Brandy Jeris Parvin Deatherage, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, at Hardin Medical Center. Elijah Wade is survived by his parents, Wade and Brandy Deatherage of Savannah; sisters, Noel and Madeline of Savannah; and grandparents, Jerry Parvin and Carla Deatherage, both of Savannah. He was preceded in death…

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Wilma Fullwood (12-31-14) service 1-2-15

Wilma Ruth Fullwood was born Sept. 8, 1930, in West Shiloh, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Lonzo and Dora Patrick Cody.She was united in marriage to James Wallace Fullwood on June 1, 1952. Mr. Fullwood preceded her in death on July 12, 2008, following 56 years of marriage.Mrs. Fullwood was a graduate of Shiloh…

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O.H. “Shorty” Freeland (12-30-14) service 1-2-15

O.H. “Shorty” Freeland , age 88, departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Shorty was born on Sept. 13, 1926, in Bruceton, Tennessee, the son of the late Ottis Hill and Queen Esther Owens Freeland. Shorty received his nickname as a child due to being the shortest in his class until his senior year. Shorty…

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Bernice Wilkerson (12-26-14) service 12-29-14

Bernice Elizabeth Wilkerson, 78, of Savannah, died Friday, Dec. 26.She was born in Hardin County, daughter to the late David Pascal and Julia Griffin Harville. She was united in marriage to J.C. Wilkerson, who preceded her in death.Mrs. Wilkerson was a homemaker.She is survived by her children, James C. Wilkerson III, Betty Benson, Judy Lawson…

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Maxine Ward (12-26-14) service 12-30-14

Maxine McCluskey Ward, 84, of Waterloo, Alabama, died Friday, Dec. 26.She was born in Waterloo, Alabama, the daughter of the late J.H. and Matilda McCluskey. She was united in marriage to Jamie Ross Ward, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Ward was employed at Mitchell Hollingsworth Nursing Home as a licensed practical nurse in the…

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J.W. Seat (12-23-14) service 12-26-14

J.W. “Fifth-Wheel” Seat, 71, of Savannah, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Savannah Healthcare Nursing Home in Savannah.He was son to the late Thomas Franklin and Louise Horn Seat.Mr. Seat was employed as a mail hauling truck driver at H.B. Phillips for 28 years. He is survived by his children, William Lloyd Seat, Sheila Williams and…

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Bill Sanders Jr. (12-23-14) service 12-30-14

Bill Sanders Jr., 56, of Savannah, died Tuesday, Dec. 23.He was born in Georgia, son to Sylvia Sanders and the late William Dennis Sanders Sr. He was united in marriage to Madonna Fay Hagemeier, who survives. Mr. Sanders was employed as an auto and truck mechanic. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge…

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Larry Richardson (12-24-14) service 12-30-14

Larry Morgan Richardson, 65, of Savannah, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, at his residence in Savannah. He was born in Houston, Mississippi, son to Collene Banks Hamilton and the late Ezekiel Morgan Richardson.Mr. Richardson served his country in the Coast Guard in Miami for four years. After that, he worked for the City of Savannah in general…

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Wilma Huffstutler (12-25-14) service 12-28-14

Wilma Lee Huffstutler, 96, of Savannah, died Thursday, Dec. 25, at the Magnolia Regional Hospital in Corinth, Mississippi.She was born in Formosa, Arkansas, daughter to the late Ralph and Cora Epperson Brittingham. She was united in marriage to Clarence Huffstutler, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Huffstutler was a housewife and homemaker. She was a…

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