Dorothy O. Christian
BRUNSWICK -- Mrs. Dorothy O. Christian, 79, died Sept. 28 at Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Savannah and attended Risley High School in Brunswick, Dorchester Academy in Midway, Beach High School in Savannah and graduated from Madame Cargo Beauty School in Jacksonville, Fla.
She was retired owner/operator of Christian's Beaufort Salon in Darien. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Brunswick, served as a deaconess and sang in the Revival Choir.
SURVIVORS: daughters, Carolyn Willis and Hattie Holland, both of Brunswick, Dean W. Jenkins of Meridian and Veola Christian of Bronx, N.Y.; a sister-in-law, Rose Espy of Seattle; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
VISITATION: 6:30-7:30 p.m. today at Darien Funeral Home in Darien.
SERVICE: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Shiloh Baptist Church, burial in Upper Mill Cemetery.
James T. Elrod
ST. SIMONS ISLAND -- James Theodore Elrod, 47, died Oct. 1 at home.
He was born in Fulton County and was a resident of St. Simons Island the past two years. He was a professional artist.
SURVIVORS: his mother, Gloria Elrod of St. Simons Island; two brothers, Britt Elrod of Hortense and Johnny Elrod of Villa Rica; and several nieces and nephews.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 1 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of St. Simons.
REMEMBRANCES: First Baptist Church Building Fund, St. Simons Island.
Mildred C. Faulk
Mrs. Mildred Coleman Faulk, 78, died Oct. 1 at Tara Nursing Home.
She was born in Cadwell and lived in Savannah most of her life. She was the widow of Eston B. Faulk. She was a member of Morningside Baptist Church and Order of the Eastern Star. She retired from Kmart and was an avid square dancing enthusiast.
SURVIVORS: sons, Eston J. Faulk and Bennie T. Faulk, both of Savannah; a daughter, Barbara F. Thorne of Savannah; sisters, Hilda Bonjorino of Clifton, N.J., Kimble Messick of Maywood, N.J., Faye McNear of Savannah and Shirley Coleman Taylor of Greer, S.C.; a brother, James Coleman of Savannah; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 6-8 p.m. today at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel.
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel, burial in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
REMEMBRANCES: Morningside Baptist Church.
Edith M. Flanders
BRUNSWICK -- Edith Marie Flanders, 90, died Sept. 30 at Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Indianapolis and lived in Brunswick since 1979. She was a display artist for 23 years for William H. Block Department Store in Indianapolis. She was a member of Coastal Center for the Arts on St. Simons, C.H.A.T. and First Presbyterian Church of Brunswick.
SURVIVORS: two sisters, Bhular Flanders and Edelle McCormick, both of Brunswick; and a cousin, Trish Arreondo of Crown Point, Ind.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church of Brunswick.
INURNMENT: at a later date in the Great Hall Mausoleum in Washington Park Cemetery, Indianapolis.
Edo Miller & Sons Funeral Home, Brunswick.
Augustus Hargrove Sr.
Augustus "Gussie" Hargrove Sr., 77, died Oct. 1 at home under hospice care.
The Savannah native was a retired brick mason. He was a Navy veteran and a member of Speedwell United Methodist Church.
SURVIVORS: his wife, Renelda Hargrove of Savannah; a son, Augustus Hargrove Jr. of Key West, Fla.; three daughters, Christine McLeod of Warner Robins and Gwendolyn Crawford and Brenda Wright, both of Savannah; a brother, William Simpkins of Philadelphia; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several cousins and other relatives.
Williams & Williams Funeral Home.
Ruby F. Holland
GUYTON -- Mrs. Ruby Fore Holland, 84, died Oct. 1 at home.
She was born in Gilmer County and lived in Wayne County before moving to Effingham County 20 years ago. She was a Baptist and a member of Ben Gibbs Order of the Eastern Star. She was formerly employed with The Pirates' House restaurant and Gottlieb Bakery.
SURVIVORS: her husband, Cliff Holland of Guyton; a daughter, Frances Fisher of Boston; two sisters, Ester Sims of Savannah and Allene Crisswell of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a brother, John McCorkle of Savannah; a granddaughter, Jessica Fisher of Boston; and a number of nieces and nephews.
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. today at Fountain Funeral Home, Port Wentworth, burial at 2:30 p.m. today in Cedar Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery near Collins.
Guy M. Holmes
WHEATLAND, Wyo. -- Guy M. Holmes, 98, died Oct. 1 at Bryan County Health & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born in Shenandoah, Iowa, and was a retired farmer. He was a member of First Church of Christ Scientist in Savannah.
SURVIVORS: a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara J. and Kenneth Purvis of Richmond Hill, Ga.; a son and daughter-in-law, Fred L. and Claudette Holmes of Heiskell, Tenn.; his stepmother, Hattie Utter; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
SERVICE: will be private.
Carter Funeral Home, Bryan Chapel in Richmond Hill.
Kayla N. Kirkland
ALMA -- Kayla Nicole Kirkland, infant daughter of Kevin Kirkland and Korey Fender Kirkland, died Sept. 30 at Satilla Regional Medical Center in Waycross.
ADDITIONAL SURVIVORS: her paternal grandparents, Tony and Kathy Kirkland; her great-grandparents, Terry and Joann Peterson and Leonard and Nell Kirkland of Douglas; and her maternal grandparents, Quincy and Cindy Fender.
VISITATION: 5:30-7 p.m. today at Deen-Jackson Funeral Home.
FUNERAL: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Deen-Jackson Funeral Home, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Cinderella Larry, 78, died Oct. 2 at Candler Hospital.
The Macon County native attended the public schools of Sandersville. She was self-employed and retired as an assistant to Dr. William V. Long. She was a member of Faith Deliverance Holiness Church and was the church mother.
SURVIVORS: daughters, Lutricia T. Anderson, Annie Mayes, Bertha M. Larry and Julia O. Lane, all of Savannah, and Rose R. Reid of Alexandria, Va.; sons, Harold, Johnny and William Larry, all of Savannah; a sister, Mattie M. Brown of Savannah; 22 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Williams & Williams Funeral Home,
Mary D. Malcolm
LUDOWICI -- Mary Dunham Malcolm, 66, died Oct. 1 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup.
The lifelong resident of Long County was a member of Jones Creek Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: her husband, Kenneth Malcolm of Ludowici; a daughter, Deborah King of Charlotte, N.C.; two sons, Len Jolley of Stanfield, N.C., and Darey Jolley of Charlotte; two sisters, Myrtice Davis of Ludowici and Maxine Gray of Apache, Okla.; a brother, Dean Dunham of Garden City; six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
VISITATION: 7-9 p.m. today at Gordon-Harrison Funeral Home in Jesup.
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gordon-Harrison Funeral Home, burial in Jones Creek Cemetery in Long County.
Warren H. Owen
HILTON HEAD ISLAND -- Warren H. Owen, 73, died Sept. 30 in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The native of Rock Hill, S.C., graduated with high honors from Clemson University with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering. He joined Duke Power Co. in 1948 and by 1978 was senior vice president of engineering and construction. He became executive vice president, engineering, construction and production in 1984 and executive vice president and assistant to the chairman of the board in 1991. He retired in 1992.
He was a member of various engineering societies. Among his honors were the Clyde A. Lilly Award for the Atomic Industrial Forum in 1981 for managing recovery efforts following the accident at Three Mile Island and the award for Outstanding Engineering Achievement from the North Carolina Society of Engineers in 1984.
In 1988, he received an honorary doctor of law degree from Clemson University. He was a former president of Clemson University Foundation and a past president of Alumni National Council. In 1994, he received the Clemson Medallion, the highest honor awarded by the university.
He served on the vestry and as senior warden for two years at All Saints Episcopal Church of Hilton Head Island. He served on the board of the Hilton Head Island Foundation and was on the board of Dolphin Head Golf Club.
SURVIVORS: his wife, Virginia Boulware Owen; three daughters and sons-in-law, Ginny and Jeff Hardin of Fairmont, N.C., Carol and Jim Alberto of Hilton Head Island and Suzy and Leon Gyles of Savannah; two sisters, Bobbie Oglesby of Anderson and Betty Williamson of Nashville, Tenn.; and four grandchildren.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 3 p.m. today at Gordon Mann Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, Hilton Head Island.
The Island Funeral Home, Hilton Head Island.
REMEMBRANCES: All Saints Episcopal Church Building Fund.