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Inmate succumbs in McIntosh County Detention Center on evening of Jan. 25 McIntosh County Sheriff Steve Jessup provided a press release at 4:37 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, concerning the death of in inmate, Rodney R. Grant Sr., 52, of Townsend, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the McIntosh County Detention Center. The report stated that…

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Neal Walker

Neal Walker Neal Walker, formerly of Sapelo Island, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at southeast Georgia Health System. Arrangements will be announced by Darien Funeral Home.

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Larry Junior Wilson

Larry Junior Wilson Larry Junior Wilson, age 78, of Shellman Bluff, Georgia passed away on Friday January 20, 2023 Mr. Wilson was born on December 5, 1944, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Mr. and Mrs. James (Doris Burns) Wilson.  He was married to Marjorie Talley Taylor. Mr. Wilson, started his career with the State and Federal…

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Dorothy “Dot” Edwards Allen

Dorothy Edwards Allen Dorothy “Dot” Edwards Allen, age 83, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023. Dot was born in Shreveport, LA, to the late W.T. and Sybil Edwards. After the death of her mom, Dot was raised by a wonderful grandmother until she was 7.  Her dad remarried and at the age of 7 ½…

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George Daniel Thomas

George Daniel Thomas George Daniel Thomas, 60, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at his residence. Golden Isles Cremation Center/Brunswick Memorial Park Funeral Home is assisting the family.  

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Billy DeLoach

Billy DeLoach Billy DeLoach of Shellman Bluff, GA passed away peacefully on January 17, 2023, at Hospice of the Golden Isles after a valiant fight with Alzheimer’s. Billy was born to Mary Sue and Homer DeLoach, Sr. in Savannah, Georgia. He was a graduate of Savannah High School.  Billy served his country for six years…

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Dorothy Harris Sullivan

Dorothy Harris Sullivan Dorothy “Doll” Harris Sullivan, of Darien, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, at Southeast Georgia Health System. The funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 21, at First African Baptist Church in Darien, with burial following in Upper Mill Cemetery. She is survived by her children, Pamela Sullivan, John K. Sullivan III, Willie…

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Richard Lorenza Avant Sr.

Richard Lorenza Avant Sr. It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Richard Lorenza Avant Sr. at his home in Townsend, Georgia, on January 10, 2023. His contribution to the world was his children Rick, Joy, Ricky, and Michelle, along with a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind a large…

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Ralph Henry Mathews

Ralph Henry Mathews Ralph Henry Mathews, 61, of Darien, GA died on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, Georgia. B Born on October 30, 1961, to the late Ralph and Carolyn Mathews in Winter Haven, Florida, he married Sharon Martin on February 8, 2014, at Skipper’s where he proposed.…

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Polly Mertice Howell

Polly Mertice Spivey Howell March 25, 1931 – January 17, 2023 Polly Mertice Spivey Howell, 91, of Darien, GA passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023. at 11:17 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, GA. Mrs. Howell was born March 25, 1931 in Toombs County, GA. She was a graduate of Toombs Central High School.…

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