Alice B. Dadley
Alice Balding Dadley, 87, died Oct. 5 at Candler Hospital.
The Danville, N.Y., native lived in Melbourne, Fla., for 16 years before moving to Savannah more than three years ago. She was a longtime volunteer with the American Red Cross in Melbourne, a homemaker and the widow of Albert Eugene Dadley.
SURVIVORS: a daughter and son-in-law, Marcia D. and Stephen J. Wilk of Savannah; a son and daughter-in-law, Albert Edward and Kathryn Dadley of Annandale, Va.; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.
REMEMBRANCES: American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15515, Savannah, GA 31416.
Ancil E. Davis Jr.
BLACKSHEAR -- Ancil E. "Buddy" Davis Jr., 68, died Oct. 3 at his home in Ennis, Mont., of an apparent heart attack.
He was born in Pierce County and maintained a home in Blackshear and in Ennis for many years. He was a 1950 graduate of Blackshear High School and an Air Force veteran of the Korean conflict.
He was a retired farmer and enjoyed many years association with Lakeview and Okefenokee golf clubs and Still Lake Fishing Club. He was known as a public relations ambassador for Montana and was a singer and made several records. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Blackshear.
SURVIVORS: his wife, Molly Oden Davis of Blackshear; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Mary Gail and Ted Kendrick of Brunswick and Liz and Will Jacques of Waycross; a sister, Aloha Young of Blackshear; four grandchildren, Davis and Ruby Kendrick and Louise and Ancil Jacques; and other relatives.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. today at Pearson-Treadwell Funeral Home, Blackshear.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. today at Pearson-Treadwell Funeral Home.
REMEMBRANCES: First United Methodist Church of Blackshear Building Fund; or Madison Valley Hospital, Ennis, MT 59729.
Victoria M. Felt
Victoria Morningstar Felt, 85, died Oct. 3 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.
She was born in Savannah, attended Chatham County public schools and was a homemaker. She was a member of Second Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and served on the deaconess board and in the choir. She was an original member of the Crusaders and Wiley Family Circle.
SURVIVORS: three sisters, Theodesia Scott of San Diego, Evelyn Wright and Louise Hall, both of Savannah; two grandchildren, Vicki Tubbs of Savannah and Bruce Thurmond of Nashville, Tenn.; four great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Speed & Smart Funeral Home.
Mary M. Johns
HINESVILLE -- Mary Mildred Johns, 76, died Oct. 3 at Midway Health Care Center.
She was born in Grant County, Okla., and moved to Liberty County in 1993 from Blackwell, Okla. She was a 1940 graduate of Deer Creek High School and retired from Graves Pharmacy after more than 25 years. She was a homemaker and the widow of U. Wayne Johns. She was of the Pentecostal faith.
SURVIVORS: two sons, Jerry W. Johns of Ponca City, Okla., and Tommy H. Johns of Riverside, Calif.; two sisters, Johnette Martin of Wichita, Kans., and Luncinda Rooker of Loveland, Colo.; a brother, John Benningfield of Wagoner, Okla.; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Roberts and Sons Funeral Home in Blackwell.
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Friday in Blackwell Cemetery in Oklahoma.
Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home.
Ernest D. McKissick
Ernest Donald McKissick, 67, died Oct. 5 at Candler Hospital.
He was a native of Florence, S.C., and a longtime resident of Savannah. He was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church and a retired air traffic controller.
SURVIVORS: his wife, Edyth McKissick of Savannah; two sons, Bryan and Todd McKissick, both of Atlanta; a daughter, Donna Brantley of Ellabell; his mother, Rosalee McKissick of Florence; two brothers, James and David McKissick, both of Florence; a sister, Joyce McKissick of Florence; and four grandchildren.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 3 p.m. Thursday at St. George's Episcopal Church.
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.
REMEMBRANCES: St. George's Episcopal Church.
William C. Meredith
ST. SIMONS ISLAND -- William Christian Meredith, infant son of Sarah Elizabeth Butler and Christopher Ridgeway Meredith, died Oct. 4 at Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center.
OTHER SURVIVORS: his maternal grandparents, Jerry and Judy Butler of St. Simons Island; his paternal grandparents, Aubert Lewis Meredith and Carolyn Meredith Morgan, both of St. Simons Island; and his maternal great-grandparents, J.B. and Betty Butler of Shawnee, Okla.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 10 a.m. Thursday in Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens.
Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.
REMEMBRANCES: March of Dimes, Triangle Building, 1775 The Exchange, Suite 510, Atlanta, GA 30339.
Dimitri P. Nicholas
Dimitri Paul Nicholas, 85, formerly of Savannah, died Sept. 29 in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Montreal native was a graduate of New York University Washington Square College and NYU Law School. From 1940-1942, he was manager of Diehl Motor, Division of Singer Sewing Machines in New Jersey. From 1942-1945, he was with Superior Underwear Co. in Piqua, Ohio. From 1958-1964, he was an attorney with Gaier, Nicholas and Pratt in Piqua, and from 1964-199 was owner of Orr Felt Co. in Piqua. He also previously owned American Eagle Airlines in Virginia and was a major shareholder in Colonial Marine Industries in Savannah.
He founded the Rehabilitation Center for Neurological Development and the Developmental Disabilities School, both in Piqua. He was a member of the bar associations of Miami County, Ohio, and of the state of Ohio and of the American Bar Association.
He also was a member of the United Fund, Boy Scouts of America, Historic Savannah Foundation, Savannah Ballet Guild, Savannah Science Museum, Telfair Academy of Arts & Science, Ohio Education Foundation, Ohio Memorial Hospital Foundation, the Piqua Country Club, and the Paper Technology Foundation of Western Michigan University. He was a life member of the BPOE in Piqua and a trustee for Edison State Community College, Piqua, from 1973-1979, Miami Citizens National Bank, Piqua, from 1981-1986, and Miami County YMCA from 1982-1988.
SURVIVORS: his wife, Donna Hayhurst; a son, Dimitri M. Nicholas of Piqua; four daughters, Colombe Rosenburg and Greta Nicholas, both of New York, Nicole Greenwald of California and Camille Kassatly of Florida; and six grandchildren.
A private family service will be held Oct. 9 in Beechwood Cemetery in Lockington, Ohio.
REMEMBRANCES: The Rehabilitation Center for Neurological Development, 850 S. Main St., Piqua, OH 45356.
Lillian D. Odom
VIDALIA -- Lillian Dowd Odom, 76, died Oct. 4 at home.
The lifelong resident of Toombs County was a homemaker and a member of Rock Springs Holiness Baptist Church in Uvalda.
SURVIVORS: four sisters, Dorothy Copeland and Opal Harden of Uvalda, Louise Craft of Lyons and Lyvonne Odom of Vidalia; three brothers, Joe Willard Dowd of Hinesville and Eugene and Henry Dowd of Uvalda; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. today at Rock Springs Holiness Baptist Church, burial in South Thompson Baptist Cemetery.
Murchison Funeral Home.
Ronald E. Overstreet
HAZLEHURST -- Ronald Edward Overstreet, 65, died Oct. 4 at Meadows Memorial Hospital in Vidalia.
He was a native of Appling County and a member of Bible Baptist Church. He was employed by Amoco Fabrics of Hazlehurst as a mechanic.
SURVIVORS: his wife, Sandra Storey Overstreet of Hazlehurst; three daughters, Ann Branch and Rena' Evans, both of Baxley, and Joann Gay of Dublin; two stepsons, Dean White of Lumber City and Auston White of Hazlehurst; two sisters, Norma Jean Green and Merle Shipes, both of Baxley; a brother, Robert Lee Overstreet of Baxley; 14 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: will begin at 4 p.m. today at Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home.
FUNERAL: 1 p.m. Thursday at Bible Baptist Church, burial in Hazlehurst Memorial Cemetery.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home.
George B. Ponsell
BRUNSWICK -- George Berrin Ponsell, 84, died Oct. 4 at Sunbridge Nursing Home.
The Riceboro native was a resident of Glynn County most of his life. He was a member of Glyndale Baptist Church and Boilermaker Local No. 26 of Savannah.
SURVIVORS: three daughters, Judy Purvis, Daisy Arnett and Ruby Webb, all of Brunswick; a son, Carl Boyd of Brunswick; 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 7-9 p.m. today at Edo Miller & Sons Funeral Home.
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Thursday at Glyndale Baptist Church, burial in Palmetto Cemetery.
REMEMBRANCES: Glyndale Baptist Church Building Fund.