Obituaries 2020

Margaret Blackwelder (12-29-20) service 1-2-21

Graveside funeral service for Ms. Margaret Eldora Qualls Blackwelder Blackburn, age 94, of Fayetteville, Tennessee, were held on Jan. 2, at Gatlin Cemetery with Don Russell officiating. Visitation with family was held prior to service at Park City Baptist Church. Margaret was born on May 18, 1926, in Savannah, to the late William Andrew and…

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Jessica Weaver (2-8-21) service 2-12-21

Jessica Lynn Weaver, of Savannah, departed this life on Monday, Feb. 8, at the age of 32. She was the loving daughter of Terry Lynn and Laura Lynn Weaver. Her greatest joy in life was being the mother of her beautiful son Neyland Micah Weaver, age 7. Jessica will be dearly missed by this sweet…

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Cletis Keele (12-29-20) service 1-9-21

Rev. Cletis Keele, 84, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, Dec. 29, in Savannah. He was born in Waterloo, Alabama, the son of the late John Henry Keele and Nancy Keele Wilkerson. He was united in marriage to Katie Hurley, who survives. He worked for Hassell and Hughes Lumber Company where he filed and hammered saws.…

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Paul Dockery (12-31-20) service 1-9-21

Paul Thomas Dockery, of Savannah, was born in Savannah on July 11, 1946, the son of the late Joseph Theodore and Emma Gray Dockery. On March 17, 1972, he was united in marriage to Patsy Nell Stricklin, who preceded her husband in death on Aug. 2, 2018. Paul loved to be outside working on his…

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Dennis Young (12-27-20) service 12-30-20

Dennis James “Doc” Young, 63, of Adamsville, died on Sunday, Dec. 27, in Corinth, Mississippi. He was born in Savannah, the son of the late Peggy Lipford Shull. He was united in marriage to Patricia Lynch, who survives. Mr. Young worked as a machine operator for Ripley Industries in Adamsville. He was a member of…

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Susie Talley (12-28-20)

Susie Delana Dulin Talley, 61, of Adamsville, died on Monday, Dec. 28, in Corinth, Mississippi. She was born in Jackson, Tennessee, the daughter of Frances Dulin and the late Lave Dulin.She was united in marriage to Andy Talley, who survives. Mrs. Talley was a member of Maple Springs Baptist Church in Mercer, Tennessee. In addition…

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Joyce Robbins (12-28-20) service 12-31-20

Joyce Alline Robbins, 68, of Savannah, died on Monday, Dec. 28. She was the daughter of the late Gilbert Perry and Exie May Pusser. She was a machine operator at H.I.S. Sportswear and retired from Micheal’s Sports Wear in Milledgeville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip “Red” Robbins; son, Phillip Allen Robbins;…

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Judy Gray (12-29-20) service 1-2-21

Judy Gray, 66, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, Dec. 29, in Savannah. She was born in Florence, Alabama, the daughter of the late Clarence and Velvie Bates.She was united in marriage to William Dan Gray Jr., who survives. Mrs. Gray was a retired nurses aide. In addition to her husband, William Gray Jr. of Savannah,…

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Sarah Franks (12-31-20) service 1-3-21

Sarah Evelyn Franks, 81, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Dec. 31, in Savannah. She was born in Savannah, the daughter of the late Clyde A. and Bertha Melson Franks. She was united in marriage to Bennie E. Franks, who survives. Mrs. Franks worked as a garment sewer at Clifton Manufacturing prior to her retirement. She…

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Jimmy Brewington (12-26-20) service 12-31-20

Jimmy Dee Brewington, 74, of Savannah, died on Saturday, Dec. 26. He was born in Savannah, the son of the late George and Rhoda Wilkerson Brewington. He was united in marriage to Mary Elizabeth Ward, who survives. Mr. Brewington was a builder and purchasing manager for David Weekley Homes in Dallas, Texas. In addition to…

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