Anna Lewis Buchsbaum
Mrs. Anna Lewis "Aunt Anne" Buchsbaum, 101, died June 5 at Azalealand Convalescent Center.
She was born in New York City and moved to Savannah in 1902. She was a graduate of Savannah High School and worked in Savannah. She also worked in New York for a brief time but lived in Savannah most of her life. During World War II, she worked for the Corps of Engineers and then for Meddin Meat Co. in the old City Market as a bookkeeper, retiring from Meddin Enterprises after 35 years. She was the widow of Joseph Buchsbaum.
She was active in volunteer social work and charitable causes. She worked for 15 years as a volunteer at Memorial Hospital and worked for Savannah Speech and Hearing. She was active in her synagogue and served as an officer of Hadassah Women's Organization. She was still active as a volunteer at the age of 97. She voted in every national election since women received the right to vote. She was a member of Congregation Agudath Achim.
SURVIVORS: several nieces and nephews.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 9 a.m. today in Bonaventure Cemetery.
Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home, Hodgson Memorial Chapel.
REMEMBRANCES: Deaf Blind Program, in care of Perkins School for the Blind, 175 North Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02172; or Hospice Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406.
Sylvia L. Cuzzocreo
HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- Sylvia L. Cuzzocreo, 83, of The Cypress, died June 4 at The Preston Health Center.
She was born in New Haven, Conn. She attended Commercial High School in New Haven and held various jobs in business. She lived in Orange, Conn., until 1981 and moved to Hilton Head Island in November 1998 from Stratford, Conn. She was the widow of Ernest Cuzzocreo Sr.
SURVIVORS: a daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Rick Caporale of Hilton Head Island; a son, Ernest J. Cuzzocreo Jr. of Hilton Head Island; and a grandson, Matthew Caporale of Hilton Head Island.
A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Catholic Church.
Interment will be in St. Francis Columbarium.
The Island Funeral Home.
REMEMBRANCES: Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, 20 Palmetto Parkway, Suite 104, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926.
Funeral services for Easter Robinson will be held at 1:00 p. m. October 4, 2002, from Fairlawn Baptist Church, with Leroy Pollen officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from 11:00 a. m. until the hour of service. Burial: Whitehall Cemetery. Survivors: Frankie Lee and Diane Robinson, B. Jackie and Josephine Robinson, William and Hattie Robinson, Lenburg and Helen Fogle, Bobby and Deloris Robinson, 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Michael & Brown Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Clearwater, FL - Mamie Yawn, 85, died September 29. Survivors: daughters, Joyce Davis and Wilma Fletcher; sons, Dave and Thomas Yawn; sister, Thelma Shirley; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Thursday, Swain Funeral Home. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Friday, Swain Funeral Home Chapel. Burial: Zoar Cemetery. Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Kingsland - Ms. Florence Maiten, 73, died September 28. Survivors: children, Doristeen Curry, Earnestine Wright, Linda Lott, Brenda Hicks, and Robert L. Maiten; and three sisters. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Saturday October 5, at Greater Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 215 S. 7th St., Greenville, MS. Burial: Delta Memorial Garden, Greenville, MS. Myers Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Robert Grover Carter
Darien - Robert Grover "Bobby" Carter, 62, died September 29 at home. Survivors: wife, Jackie Carter; daughters, Page Miller and Mandy Allen; mother, Ethel Sikes; step-mother, Jeanette Carter; and three grandchildren. Funeral Services: 11:00 a. m. Thursday at Edo Miller & Sons Funeral Home. Burial: Hopkins-Bellville Cemetery. Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Mr. Randolph Robinson, 71, died September 30 at Riverview Health and Rehab Center. A native of Savannah, he attended the public schools of Chatham County. He was a member of St. Thomas Baptist Church on E. Park Ave. and retired from the City of Savannah as a Laborer in 1992. Survivors: wife, Rosa Robinson of Savannah; daughter, Courtney McCray of Savannah; three sisters, Ernestine Mitchell of Savannah, Thelma Jones of New York City, NY, and Barbara Hopkins of Atlanta; brother, Deacon Lee Mitchell of Savannah; six sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law. Speed and Smart Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Donald Robert Smith
Donald Robert Smith, 77, died Monday, September 23, in Candler Hospital. He was born in Villa Park, IL and retired to Savannah in 1997. He graduated from Northwestern University after serving in the U. S. Navy during WWII. Survivors: wife of 54 years, Elaine Smith of Savannah; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Kathleen Smith, Jeffrey and Wendy Smith, Gary and Terry Smith, and Randall and Paula Smith; seven grandchildren. Memorial Services: 4:00 p. m. Saturday, October 5, in Messiah Lutheran Church with Reverend Jim Peper officiating. Remembrances: Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 Westridge Rd., Savannah, GA 31411 or the charity of choice. Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Ruby Morrison Nunn
Mrs. Ruby Morrison Nunn, 89, died Tuesday, October 1, at home in the care of her family and Hospice Savannah, Inc. She was a native of Wheeler County and the daughter of the late Willie and Fannie Morrison. Mrs. Nunn was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Temple where she was a member of the Lydia Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years Louie M. Nunn. Survivors: her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Holbrook Mason of Savannah; sister-in- law, Mary Lee Nunn of McRae; grandchildren, Susan M. and Doug Robertson, Laurie M. and Ken Gaylord and Barry Mason, all of Savannah; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Morgan Robertson, Evan and Davis Gaylord, all of Savannah; special nieces, Lillian A. Hood of Savannah and Dianne Wills of Montgomery, AL; and several other nieces and nephews. Visitation: 6:00-9:00 p. m. Thursday, October 3, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. Graveside Service: 11:00 a. m. Friday, October 4, in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park. Remembrances: Calvary Baptist Temple, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah, GA 31405 or Hospice Savannah, Inc., 1352 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah, GA 31406. Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Islandton, SC - Ms. Loretta Grant, 41, died September 30. Survivors: daughter, Hope Grant; father, Cleveland Grant, Sr.; brothers, Cleveland Grant, Jr. and Harry Grant; sister, Julia Mae Grant. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Thursday, Washingtons Funeral Home. Funeral: 12:30 p. m. Friday, St. John Baptist Church, Varnville. Burial: Frampton Cemetery. Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Frederick Harvey MacVicar
Hilton Head, SC - Frederick H. MacVicar, 73, died October 1. Survivors: wife, Mary Jane Earley MacVicar; sons, Jamie and David MacVicar; daughters, Kathy Donahue and Laura Boatright; and other relatives. Memorial Services: 10:00 a. m. Friday at Beaufort National Cemetery. Remembrances: Palmetto Health Hospice. Sauls Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Hazlehurst - Mrs. Noretta Miller, 57, died October 1. Survivors: sons, Lane and Craig Miller; former husband, friend and father of her children, C. L. Miller; her parents; five siblings; and other relatives. Funeral: 2:00 p. m. Thursday, Hazlehurst Church of God. Remembrances: Community Hospice, P. O. Box 2277, Vidalia. Burial: Satilla Cemetery. Miles Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Michelle Bishop Todd
Sylvania - Mrs. Michelle Bishop Todd, 30, died Tuesday, October 1, at her residence under Hospice Care. Born in Lowndes County, she was a graduate of Sumpter County High School in Americus and Altamaha Tech in Jesup. She was a member of Sylvania First United Methodist Church and was a manager of a Taco Bell restaurant. Survivors: daughter, Cathryn Todd; son, Sebastian Todd; parents, Rev. H. Dwight, Sr. and Carolyn Brown Bishop; and brother, Hank Bishop, all of Sylvania; sister, Nicole Bishop of Tifton; maternal grandmother, Betty Eloise Brown of Sylvania; three aunts, Barbara Davis of McBean, Joyce Bishop of Lyons, and Renee Collins of Abeliene, TX; and several cousins. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Thursday, October 3, Sylvania First United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Rush officiating. Burial: 4:00 p. m. Thursday in Willacoochee Cemetery, Willacoochee, GA with Rev. Tommy Daniels officiating. Remembrances: Sylvania 1st United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P. O. Box 256, Sylvania, GA 30467. Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Thomas A. Ellis
Thomas A. Ellis, 57, died Monday, September 30, in Candler Hospital. The Savannah native lived many years in San Bruno, CA and was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force serving during Vietnam. He worked as a pipe fitter with the U. S. Navy and served in the merchant marine and most recently worked at the DeSoto Hilton. Survivors: mother, Mary H. Churchill of N. Augusta, SC; son, George Edward Ellis of CA; daughter, Nicole Villeggiante of CA; brothers, Richard J. Ellis of N. Augusta, SC, Ronald C. Ellis of Savannah, and Frank W. Churchill of Modesto, CA; sister, Patricia M. Padgett of Milledgeville; former wife, Debbie R. Ellis of CA; two grandchildren. Graveside funeral services were held 3:00 p. m. Wednesday, October 2, in Greenwich Cemetery. Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Christopher Lewis Dupont
Beaufort, SC - Christopher Lewis "Chrissy" Dupont, 31, died Saturday, September 28. Survivors: wife, Edwina; two step-daughters; mother, Mary; father, Joe; brother, Joseph; sister, Wendy; one step- grandchild; other relatives. Funeral: 12 Noon October 4, Grace Chapel AME Church. Burial: Sixteen Gates Cemetery. Marshels Wright-Donaldson Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Ethel McCormick Smith
Brooklet - Mrs. Ethel McCormick Smith, 98, wife of Hamp Smith, died Tuesday. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Thursday at Hodges-Turner- Anderson Funeral Home. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Friday at Brooklet First Baptist Church. Burial: Brooklet City Cemetery. Remembrances: Children and Youth Dept. of the First Baptist Church of Brooklet. Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Statesboro - Mr. Kermit Williams, 81, husband of Doris S. Williams, died Wednesday. Visitation: 5:00-8:00 p. m. Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Burial: Eastside Cemetery. Remembrances: Georgia War Veterans Home, 1101 15th St., Augusta, GA 30901. Hodges-Turner-Anderson Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Pamela Lynn Hensley
Pamela Lynn Hensley, 48, died Monday, September 30, in Candler Hospital. The Springfield, TN native had lived in Savannah since 1991. She was a graduate of Franklin High School in Franklin, TN and attended Arizona State University. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church, a former board member of the Chatham-Savannah Citizens Advocacy, served on the Advisory Board for the Savannah On Stage and was active with L. I.F. E., Inc. Survivors: mother and step-father, Betty and Bobby Womble of Murfreesboro, TN; brother, Robert Hensley of Lombardt, IL. Graveside Funeral Services: 1:00 p. m. Saturday, October 5, in Elmwood Cemetery, Springfield, TN. Remembrances: Chatham- Savannah Citizens Advocacy, 127 Abercorn St., Savannah, GA 31401 or Southside Baptist Church, 5502 Skidaway Rd., Savannah, GA 31406. Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Loyd Carlin Greene
Metter - Loyd Carlin Greene, 76, died September 30 at his residence. Survivors: son, Carlin Greene of Lyons; daughters, Carla Powell of Charlotte, NC, Kelly Greene and Kendall Kamin, both of Marietta; sisters, Cora Lee Greene of Savannah and Eva Phillips of Hilton Head, SC; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Friday at Wood Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 11:00 a. m. Saturday, October 5, Wood Funeral Home Chapel. Burial: Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Aline. Wood Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Funeral services for Mr. Nathaniel Kinlaw will be held at 12:00 Noon Saturday, October 5, from St. John Baptist Church in Tatumville, with Rev. Samuel L. Kaizer officiating. Reposing at the church from 10:00 a. m. until the funeral hour. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery. Survivors: Mr. and Mrs. Booker T. Doyle, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shuman of Abbeyville, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Broadwater of Syracuse, NY, My and Mrs. Leroy Jones, Jr., of Savannah, Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Waldburg, Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Waldburg of Savannah, Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Waldburg of Marion, AR, Mrs. Mary Wiggins of Hardeeville, SC, 33 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. Sidney A. Jones Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Bernice Elizabeth Brown
Bernice Elizabeth Brown, 86, died Monday, September 30, at Candler Hospital. She was a native of Orangeburg, SC, and lived in Savannah most of her life. She was a communicant of St. Benedict The Moor Catholic Church. She was the widow of Samuel E. Brown and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Brown Chisholm. Survivors: three daughters and son-in-law, Delores and Edward Robinson, Sr., Gloria Jean Praylo, and Bernadette Brown Bennett, all of Savannah; two sons and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Gina Brown of Erlangen, Germany, and Clarence Brown of Savannah; 13 grandchildren, Antoinette R. Dunham (Chester), Dr. Deborah Homes (Michael), Edna R. Mason, Demetrice R. Rooks (Carzell), Sgt. Jonas T. Robinson, Cpl. Daryl K. Cone, Yolange Brown, Anthony Bennett, Luther Bennett, Renesha Bennett, and Yontalay Bennett, all of Savannah, and Marian and Anthony Brown, Jr., of Erlangen, Germany; 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two cousins; and a host of friends. Rosary Service: 7:00 p. m. Friday, October 4, at St. Benedict The Moor. Funeral Mass: 10:00 a. m. Saturday, October 5, at St. Benedict The Moor. Burial: Magnolia Memorial Gardens. Williams & Williams Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Richmond Hill - Edward Proman, 66, died Wednesday, October 2, at Memorial Health University Medical Center, after a long illness. He was a lifelong resident of Richmond Hill. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and a retired self-employed Logger. He was preceded in death by his sister Naomi Zerbe and his father Glenn Proman. Survivors: his wife, Mary V. Proman of Richmond Hill; three daughters and sons-in-law, Liz and Bart Grizzard, Nina and Larry Horne, and Dorita and Mike Casey, all of Richmond Hill; three sons and daughter- in-law, Elbert and Vickie Ray of Fleming and Jim Ray and Doug Ray, both of Hinesville; two brothers, Wilkie Proman of Richmond Hill, Talmedge Proman of Savannah; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation: 6:00-9:00 p. m. Thursday, October 3, at Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel in Richmond Hill. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Friday, October 4, at Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel. Burial: Richmond Hill First Baptist Church Cemetery. Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002
Abraham Grant Brown
Abraham Grant Brown, 83, died September 29 at home after a short illness. A Savannah native, he was a Master Plumber and a member of United House of Prayer. Survivors: wife, Emily Brown of New York; daughter, Patricia McPhearson of Savannah; brother, Henry Brown (Daisy) of Savannah; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral: 2:00 p. m. Friday, October 4, from United House of Prayer, 1805 Ogeechee Road. Reposing at the church from 11:00 a. m. until the hour of service. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery. Sidney A. Jones Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, October 3, 2002