Area Obituaries

Carolyn Sue Durrance

Carolyn Sue Durrance Carolyn Sue Durrance, 67, of Darien, Georgia, died Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Southeast Georgia Health Systems. Carolyn was born June 12, 1951 in Waycross, Georgia the daughter of the late Lumby Durrance and the late Ollie Mae Thornton Durrance. She was also preceded in death by her late husband, George Nathaniel…

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Zeffie Rozier

Zeffie Louise McSwain Rozier Mrs. Zeffie Louise McSwain Rozier, 79, died early Friday morning (May 10, 2019) at Memorial Health in Jacksonville, FL after an extended illness. She was a native of Brantley County, but she lived most of her life in Darien as a homemaker and member of Darien Church of God. Zeffie was…

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Lieutenant General Thomas N. Burnette, Jr.

Lieutenant General Thomas N. Burnette, Jr. Lieutenant General Thomas N. Burnette, Jr. (United States Army, Ret.), passed away at home Monday, April 1, 2019. LTG Burnette was predeceased by his parents Thomas N Sr. and Mary Gwendoline Burnette, and is survived by his children Lisa Christine Burnette of Midway, GA, his son Thomas N. Burnette…

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Susan Elizabeth Hall “Sue” Burnette

Susan Elizabeth Hall “Sue” Burnette Susan Elizabeth Hall “Sue” Burnette, 72, passed away at home on Monday, April 1, 2019. Sue was predeceased by her parents John Q. and Elizabeth Hall, and is survived by her children Lisa Christine Burnette of Midway, GA, her son Thomas N. Burnette III of London, England and his wife…

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Willie Frank Cash Jr.

Willie Frank Cash Jr. Willie Frank Cash Jr., of Darien, died May 1, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Mary Mungin Cash. The family hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Darien Funeral Home.

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Margaret Bristol

Margaret Bristol Margaret Jones Bristol, formerly of Eulonia, died May 4, 2019 at Liberty Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her children, Patricia Palmer, Willie L. Thomas, Paul Roberson, James Bristol Jr., Frederick Bristol and Rodney Bristol; siblings, Charles Jones, Shirley Jones and Louise Clay; and other relatives. The funeral service will be held…

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Carmelda Green

Carmelda U. Green Carmelda U. Green, 94, of Boston, Mass., died Wednesday, May 1, 2019. A memorial will be held on Friday, May 10, at the Green residence in Darien. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at Davis Funeral Home, 654 Cummins Hwy., Mattapan, Mass. Viewing will begin…

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Jerry MIxon

Jerry L. Mixon Jerry L. Mixon, 79, of Darien, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at his residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 10 AM, at Chapman Funeral Chapel with Brother Miles Mixon officiating.  Interment will follow at Whispering Pines Cemetery, with Brad Thomas, Bryan Mixon, Zack Mixon, James McKinzie,…

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Charles Proudfoot Sr.

Charles Proudfoot Sr. Charles Richard “Doc” Proudfoot Sr., 82, of the Mount Pleasant Community, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019, under the care of Heartland Hospice after an extended illness. The McIntosh County native had lived most of his life in Wayne County and was a member of Akin Memorial United Methodist Church. He worked for…

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