Obituaries 2019

Robert Chiger (12-29-19)

Robert Joseph Chiger, 76, of Morris Chapel, died (cancer) on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. He was born in Queens, New York, son of the late Martin and Julia Chiger. Mr. Chiger was a welder for Pan American World Airways. He was also an artist and sculptor. He is survived by his wife of 40 years,…

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Cynthia “Cindy” Potts (12-25-19) service 1-12-20

Cynthia “Cindy” Jane Shutt Potts, 63, of Adamsville, died on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, in Tupelo, Mississippi. She was born in Hayti, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Edwin “Hode” and Mary Lou Morris Shutt. She worked for K&T Shoes in Savannah, where she was a cashier, stocked shelves and did shoe repair. She is…

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Lawrence Smith Jr. (12-31-19) service 1-3-20

Lawrence L Smith Jr. entered this life on Aug. 26, 1933, the son of the late Lawrence L Smith and Mamie Young Smith. For an obituary to tell you about Lawrence, it must first tell you about his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ because, above all else, Lawrence was a devoted follower of Jesus. He…

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Martha Coln (12-28-19) service 1-2-20

Martha Coln, 79, of Savannah, died on Saturday, Dec. 28, in Savannah. She was born in Covington, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Samuel B. and Mildred Lucille Cross Kindrick. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Golbern Coln, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Coln was a homemaker. She is survived by her children,…

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Paul Bedwell (12-26-19) service 12-29-19

Paul E. Bedwell, 87, of Counce, died on Thursday, Dec. 26, in Savannah. He was born in Tigrett, Tennessee, the son of the late Hurshel and Lucille Bedwell. He was united in marriage Sally Larise Long, who survives. Mr. Bedwell honorably served his country in the United States Air Force from June 12, 1951 until…

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Vera Angeles (12-30-19)

Vera McNeill Angeles, 89, of Savannah, died on Monday, Dec. 30. She was the daughter of the late Conley E. McNeill and Mattie Fox McNeill. She is survived by daughters, Cynthia Raggio of Tennessee and Elizabeth Cardaro of Kenner, Louisiana; three grandchildren; two step grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew.…

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Brenda Whitehead (12-30-19) service 1-18-20

Brenda Lee Staggs Whitehead was a native of Wayne County, born Oct. 28, 1969. She departed this life on Monday, Dec. 30, at Maury Regional Hospital at the age of 50 years, 1 month, 30 days. Brenda was a graduate of Wayne County High School. She worked as a CNA prior to becoming disabled. Brenda…

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Peter Ward (12-31-19)

Peter Patrick Ward was born Oct. 23, 1946, in Nahma, Michgan, to the union of the late William August and Lorain Nevada Maynard Ward. He was united in marriage to  Faye White on May 3, 1989. Mr. Ward was a producer/director of training films for U.S. Customs, a U.S. Navy Veteran and a former employee…

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Larry “Snake” Walker (12-29-19) service 1-3-20

Larry “Snake” Walker, of Savannah, was born in Decatur County, Tennessee on June 4, 1942, the son of the late Mincie Mae Brock Walker. On Sept. 16, 1966, he was united in marriage to Patricia Kelly Perkins, who survives. Snake, as he was known by everyone,  served his country in the United States Air Force,…

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Nancy Lee Thomas (12-9-19) service 12-13-19

On Monday, Dec. 9, Nancy Curtis Thomas, of Cordova, Tennessee, entered into rest at the age of 60 in Memphis. Nancy was born on Nov. 3, 1959, in Hackensack, New Jersey, to Claude and Sammie Emmons Curtis. After finishing top of her class at Methodist Hospital School of Nursing she graduated Magna Cum Laude with…

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