Joseph Owens

Joseph Owens Joseph Larry Owens, 74, of Darien, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick. He was born Feb. 24, 1944, in Glennville, Ga., to Harry and Gladys Novadine Jones Owens. He was a Navy veteran, and retired from FLETC. He was a very giving and caring person who…

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Vincent Philson

Vincent Philson Vincent Omar Philson died Monday, May 21, 2018, at WellStar Kennestone Hospital. The funeral service will be held Saturday, May 26, 11 a.m., at Grant Chapel Presbyterian Church, with burial to follow in Upper Mill Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service. The family will…

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Jerry Sapp

Jerry Sapp Jerry Sapp, 79, of Darien, departed this life Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health System, Glynn.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Darien, with the Rev. Jack Peeler officiating.  Members of UA Local 177 will serve as honorary…

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Robert Best

Robert C. Best Robert C. Best, 83, of Darien, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Hospice of the Golden Isles. Arrangements will be announced by the family. Cremation services were provided by Golden Isles Cremation Center/Brunswick Memorial Park Funeral Home.

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Hunter Forsyth

Hunter Forsyth Hunter Watson Forsyth, 74, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at his home in Valona with Suzanne Durant Forsyth, his wife of 43 years, at his side. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May Jan. 26, at 10 a.m. at Atwood Cemetery, Valona, GA, with Father Ted Clarkson of St. Andrew’s Episcopal…

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Carlton Franklin

Carlton F. Franklin Deacon Carlton Floyd Franklin of Darien died on Saturday, May 19, 2018. He was employed with the McIntosh County School System as a parapro, school bus driver and football coach. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Franklin, who is the Fiscal Officer for the McIntosh County School System; and other relatives.…

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Dr. Floyd Deen

Dr. Floyd Deen Dr. Floyd Deen, Jr., M.D., 81, of Hiawassee, passed away on May 15, 2018, at his home. A private family memorial service was held in Hiawassee on May 19, 2018. Dr. Deen was a native of Cochran, a 1955 graduate of Bacon County High School in Alma, where he grew up. Dr.…

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Bonnie Jill Klippel

Bonnie Jill Smith Klippel March 8, 1961-April 30, 2018 Bonnie Jill Smith Klippel, 57, died April 30, 2018. She was born at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, to Robert Franklin Smith and Emma Ray Smith. Bonnie Jill is survived by her father, Robert (Bob) Smith; husband, James (Jim) Howard Klippel of Suwanee, Ga.; son, Justin James…

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Denise Pennington

Denise Pennington Denise Ann Pennington, 43, of Darien died on Sunday, May 13, 2018. The Brunswick native was a graduate of Emmanuel Christian School in Brunswick. She was a member of Golden Isles Christian Church. She was employed with Bi-Lo as a management trainee. Survivors are her daughters, Victoria L. Pennington of Brunswick and Mary…

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Franklin Anthony Gale

Franklin Anthony Gale Franklin Anthony Gale, a/k/a Tony or Bubba, 53, of Springfield, Ill., died on April 27, 2018. A native of Darien, Ga., he was born on May 27, 1964. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William Everett and Brunice Gale and an uncle, Sammy Gale. He is survived by his parents,…

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