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Courson Saunds

Courson Saunds

Courson Allen Saunds, 35, of Townsend, died Wednesday, September 8, 2021, in Liberty County.

Born in Brunswick, he lived in McIntosh County most of his life. He was a US Marine, having served a tour in Iraq and was a vehicle instructor.  He was currently employed as an electrician with MC Dean Company.  A musician and singer, he was a noted local entertainer and had been a recreation league coach.

Courson was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend and was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan.  He attended Crescent Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Jessica Medlock Saunds of Townsend; daughters, London Patronis, Marley Grace Saunds, and Thera James Saunds, all of Townsend; parents, Danny and Jan Saunds of Darien; sister, Anna Saunds Hodges of Townsend; brother and sister-in-law, Thad and Lindsay Saunds of Chattanooga, TN; maternal grandmother, Thera Head of Oglethorpe; in-laws, Ronnie and Eva Medlock of Townsend; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Amanda and Phillip Waters, Michael and Stormy Medlock, Kayla and Josh Poppell, and Jonathan Medlock, all of Townsend; several nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at Crescent Baptist Church.

Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Breezy Bluff in Sapelo Gardens.

Remembrances are suggested to Crescent Baptist Church, P. O. Box 145, Crescent, GA 31304.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.