Lethia “Leatha” Faye Miller

Lethia MillerMrs. Lethia (Leatha) Faye Miller, age 72 of Buck Lane in Woodbine, Ga. passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, September 12, 2016 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, Ga.
Mrs. Miller was born in Woodbine, Ga. on October 22, 1943. She is the daughter of the late Millie Mae Carter and Wiley Thrift.
She was affectionately known as Aunt Lea or Leathy. She had a smile for everyone she met, could strike up a conversation with a stranger in the grocery store and enjoyed taking rides around the neighborhood in her golf cart. She will be truly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Grean (Buddy) Thrift and Wade Thrift; sisters, Alice Jordan and Agness Sowyers.
Mrs. Miller is survived by her husband of 39 years, Glenn Miller of Woodbine; daughter, Denese (Royce) Proctor of Woodbine; sons, Billie Joe (Stephanie) Hinman and Paul (Jessica) Miller, all of Woodbine; seven grandchildren, John Royce (Jennifer) Proctor of Jacksonville, Fla., Samantha Proctor, Kaylie Hinman, Kelsey Hinman, Zackary Miller, Ziva Miller, and Zuri Miller, all of Woodbine; three brothers, Joe (Annette) Thrift, Mack Thrift and Eddie Thrift, all of Woodbine; four sisters-in-law, Joyce Thrift of Kingsland, Sharon Suarez of St. Marys, Carolyn (Junior) Taylor of Sterling and Betty Miller of St. Marys; six brothers-in-law, Calvin Miller of Nahunta, Ralph Miller of Kingsland, Roy Miller of Brunswick, Clyde (Ann) Miller of Woodbine, Noel Miller of Folkston and Nick Miller of Kingsland; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives
Calling hours for Mrs. Miller’s visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Coastal Camden Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 11 am on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the White Oak Pentecostal Church in White Oak, Ga. with Pastor Raymond Drury presiding. A private family ceremony will be held later in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
For those wishing to make memorial contributions in Mrs. Miller’s honor, the family requests the American Diabetes Association/ 1701 North Beauregard Street/ Alexandria, Va. 22311, or of the donor’s choice.


October 22, 1943 –  September 12, 2016

James “Jimmy” Dowling, Jr.

James DowlingMr. James “Jimmy” Dowling, Jr.
of the Browntown Community in Kingsland, Ga. passed away Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Community Hospice in Jacksonville, Florida.
Mr. Dowling was born July 2nd, 1967 in St. Marys, Ga. to the late James and Fredda Crews Dowling.
Mr. Dowling was well known and loved throughout the community. He was employed with Keene Exterminating for thirty years and was a valued employee. Mr. Dowling had a kind heart and soul and he was a loving husband, brother, son, and uncle. He will be missed greatly by all that knew and loved him.
Mr. Dowling is survived by his beloved wife, Paphada Tik Dowling of Kingsland, Ga.; his sisters, Darlene (Dale) Carter, Cindy (Danny) Daniels, and Beth (Bill) Soles, all of Kingsland, Ga.; his aunt, Edna (Donnie) Sylvester of Kingsland, Ga,; his nieces and nephews, Erica Carter (and fiancé, Logan Daughtrey), Amanda (Remi) Buttinghausen, Brittany Soles, and Brandon Soles; and his great nephew, RJ Buttinghausen.
Calling hours for Mr. Dowling will be from 6 PM to 8 PM Friday, September 9th, 2016 at Coastal Camden Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 10 AM Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at High Bluff Cemetery in Hoboken, Ga. with Joe McSwain presiding. Honorary Pallbearers will be Doug Benton, Edward Bruce, Robbie Nettles, Michael Benton, Lee Barber, Pat Murray, and Alfred Meunier.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Mr. Dowling’s name to the Community Hospice.


July 2, 1967 – September 7, 2016

Janice Beatrice Griffin

Janice GriffinMs. Janice Beatrice Griffin, age 59 of Nassau Co., Fl. & Camden County, Ga. passed away on Monday, September 5th. 2016 at the Warner Center of Community Hospice in Fernandina Beach, Fl. surrounded by her family.
Ms. Griffin was born in Folkston, Ga. on August 26th, 1957. She is the daughter of the late, Frances O’Berry & Clyde Allen Crews, I. She loved having her family around and cooking big meals. She was a caregiver, always putting others in front of herself. She loved her kids and grandkids more than anything in the world. She will be greatly missed,
Ms. Griffin is survived by her sons, Edwin &Teresa Griffin of Kingsland, Ga., Jeremy ‘Bubba’ Griffin of Yulee, Fl. and Josh & Tatiana O’Neal of Kingsland, Ga.; her sisters, Maria Lloyd of Folkston, Ga. and April & Johnathan Hickman of St. Marys, Ga.; her grandchildren, Arielle Griffin, Donnie Griffin, Janie Griffin, Brittany Griffin, Katherine Griffin, Isaiah Jackson, Jeremy Griffin, Amber Griffin, Banner Griffin Jr., Bridgette Griffin, Corey Griffin, Kelsey Prefontain, Peyton Griffin, Edwin Griffin Jr., JP O’Neal, Able O’Neal and Alexis O’Neal; her numerous nieces and nephews, and her beloved longtime friend & companion, Paul O’Neal of Yulee, Fl.
Along with her parents, Ms. Griffin joins her husband, Donald “Donnie” Lee Griffin Jr.; her son, Banner Griffin; her sisters, Cathy Crews & Tina Hand; her brothers, Edwin & Allen Crews, and her grandchild, Camden Griffin in Heaven.
A graveside visitation and funeral service will be held from 1-2:50 pm and 3 pm respectively on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at Colesburg Cemetery in Woodbine, Ga., with Pastor Justin Ray of the Woodbine Missionary Baptist Church presiding.


August 26, 1957 – September 5, 2016

Susan “Suze” Louise Kilner

kilnerMrs. Susan “Suze” Louise Kilner, age 35, of Woodbine, Ga. passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 4th, 2016.
Mrs. Kilner was born in Melbourne, Australia on September 25th, 1980 to Tony and Janine.
Mrs. Kilner is survived by her beloved husband, Troy Kilner of Woodbine, Ga. ; her daughters, Kaitlyn Kilner and Savannah Kilner.; her sons, Liam Kilner and Cameron Kilner of Woodbine, Ga.; her sister, Jenna and her brothers, Robert, Steven, Michael and Aaron of Melbourne, Australia.
A memorial service will be held at 6 PM Monday, September 12th, 2016 at the Harbor Worship Center in Kingsland, Ga. with Pastor Mike Sanes presiding.


September 25, 1980 – September 4, 2016

Terrell Joseph Carter

Terrell CarterMr. Terrell Joseph Carter, 57, of St. Marys passed away after a short illness Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, GA.
Mr. Carter was born December 5th, 1958 in Folkston, GA. to Wanda Riddle Carter and the late Joseph Horace Carter.
Mr. Carter loved to spend time with his grandmother Geneva at the farm in Baxley, GA. He enjoyed bass fishing and hunting. He was employed at Gilman Paper Company for 25 years. He also graduated from Altamaha Technical School.
Mr. Carter is survived by his mother, Wanda Carter of St. Marys, GA.; his sister, Alvenia “BG” (Jerry) Banks of Brunswick, GA.; his brothers, Rex (Julie) Carter of St. Marys, GA., Jason (Juanita) Carter of Harriett’s Bluff, GA., and Judson (Rose) Carter of Albany, GA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides his father, Mr. Carter joins his grandmother, Geneva Davis Smith in Heaven.
Calling hours for Mr. Carter will be from 11 AM to 12 noon Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at the Lighthouse Church of God. A service will follow at noon with Pastor Bobby Woods presiding. A private burial will be held later. Pallbearers will be Blake Manning, Adam Riddle, Jake Carter, Brett Carter, Josh Carter, and John Bennett.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations in his honor be made to help with funeral expenses. Donations can be sent to the family’s gofundme account: Support Terrell Carter, https://www.gofundme.com/42hd4fmk . The family also requests donations be made in Mr. Carter’s name to the Hospice of Golden Isles/ 1692 Glynco Parkway Brunswick, GA 31525.


December 5, 1958 – August 24, 2016

Jennifer Leigh Cuccia

Jennifer CucciaMs. Jennifer Leigh Cuccia, age 43 of Hickox, Ga. passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Friday, August 19th, 2016.
Ms. Cuccia was born in Orlando, Fl. on January 29th, 1973. She is the daughter of Nan Rowell Cuccia & John S. Cuccia, Jr. Jennifer loved being an Aunt to her niece and nephews. She adored her Yorkies, Harley and Nicco. She was a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
Ms. Cuccia is survived by her husband, Roland Achorn of Hickox, Ga.; her parents, Nan Rowell Cuccia & John S. Cuccia Jr. of the Harriett’s Bluff community in Woodbine, Ga.; her brother, John Cuccia III and her sister, Nina Cuccia Fisher of the Harriett’s Bluff community in Woodbine, Ga.; and her nephews, Justin Fisher and Jacob Cuccia and her niece, Madyson Myers.
Jennifer is preceded in death by her nephew, Devin Baldwin, her grandparents, Dan Rowell Jr., Jennie Occhipinti Cuccia and John F. Cuccia Sr.
A memorial service will be held at 3 PM on Friday, August 26th, 2016 at Coastal Camden Funeral Home.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations in her honor be made to help with funeral expenses. Donations can be sent in care of John Cuccia at 7779 Harriett’s Bluff Road, Woodbine, Ga. 31569.


January 29, 1973 – August 19, 2016

Annie Faye Crosby


IMG_0683Mrs. Annie Faye Crosby, age 100 passed away in St. Marys on Sunday, August 21st, 2016.

Mrs. Crosby was born on March 1st, 1916 in Kingsland, Ga. She is the daughter of the late Annie Arizona King & George Henry Peeples, II, and was the granddaughter of the founder of Kingsland, William Henry King. She and her beloved husband, Talmadge ran the Swannee Store for over 27 years, and was a member of the Kingsland First United Methodist Church for over 80 years.

Mrs. Crosby is survived by her daughter, Linda C. Cleghorn of Daytona Beach Shores, Fl. her granddaughter, Marla Cleghorn of Rebecca, Ga., her grandson, Ben Cleghorn, Jr. of Jacksonville, Fl., her great grandchildren, Parker & Logan Cleghorn; and her sister, Erlene Fulmer of St. Marys, Ga.; and her numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Crosby has reunited with her parents, her husband, J. Talmadge Crosby, her son in law, Benny Cleghorn, Sr. and a host of brothers and sisters in Heaven.

Calling hours for the Crosby family will be from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 in the historic chapel of Kingsland First United Methodist Church in Kingsland, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in the historic chapel with Pastor Devin Schultz and Rev. Paul Dupree presiding. Pallbearers will be Morris Peeples, Larry Peeples Wayne Peeples, Kevin Peeples, Edward Bruce and Rodney Robinson. Interment will follow the service in Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland, Ga.

Any memorial contributions can be made to the Kingsland First United Methodist Church building fund/ 120 E William Ave, Kingsland, GA 31548


March 1, 1916 – August 21, 2016