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TURNER, Rhonda Roberson
     Rhonda Roberson Turner, 53, of Brunswick, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
     A celebration of Rhonda's life will be held Thursday, February 11, 2016, 4:00pm, at Blythe Island Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Brown officiating.  The family will be receiving friends at the church, immediately following the service.
     Rhonda was born in Brunswick, March 21, 1962, to James Vernon and Christine Kelly Roberson.  She had lived in Brunswick all of her life, attending Glynn County Schools.  She had work in various retail establishments in Brunswick, including Pat's Halmark until its closing and most recently The Shoe Dept.  She enjoyed bowling and reading, and was an forever fan of Elvis Presley.
     Survivors include her husband of 16 years, Stanley Mark Turner, a son, Austin Turner, a daughter, Kelly Logue (Brian), and granddaughter, Briley Logue, all of Brunswick, a sister, Gloria Roberson Wakefield (Stan) of St. Augustine, and several nieces and nephews.


NOBLE, LaVonda 'Bonnie'
​     LaVonda 'Bonnie' Noble, 79, of Brunswick, passed away February 4, 2016 at Hospice of the Golden Isles, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She had lived in Brunswick for the past eight years, and was a member of Glyndale Baptist Church.
     LaVonda was born in Toledo , OH, on December 27, 1936. She was the daughter of the late Harold E. Miller and Verna B. Knuth Miller. She is survived by her spouse of ten years, Barry W. Noble of Brunswick, her three children, Jay G. Achter (Sheila) of Townsend, GA, Jill D. Sronce (Robert) of Ft. Myers, FL, Joy M. Combs (Tommy) of Milton, WV, her sister Marlene Nanney of Temperance, MI, two step-children, Tanya Ramos and Sherry Wilkins, both of Vineland, NJ, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
     Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, 4:00pm, at Glyndale Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Creekmore officiating. A visitation for family and friends will be held at the church, one hour prior to service time.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525, or, your local hospice, or, the American Cancer Society, in memory of LaVonda Noble.


MILLER-FINSTAD, Ida
​     ​Ida Miller, 66, of St. Simons Island, passed away Feb. 3, 2016, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
     A celebration of Ida's life will be held Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, 10:00 am, at Chapman Funeral Chapel with Rev. Horace Godfrey officiating.
     Survivors include her mother, Virginia Lee Adams, of Waynesville, her children; Renee' Carter, Rhonda Benefield (Tim), all of Gulfport, MS, Lisa Ammons (Mike) of Hortense, Michelle Curella (Bryan), of Northport, FL,  Michael Scott, Jr. (Julie) of Waynesville,  Chris Scott (Tamara) of Brunswick, Carmen Boughman (Wendel) of Ft. Recovery, OH, a brother, John Herman Miller, Jr., (Lorraine) and Dorothy Pepich (Pete) all of Waynesville,
21 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

     Ida was born April 21, 1949, in Brunswick. She attended Glynn Academy, and had lived in Mississippi for several years, returning to Brunswick several years ago. She was employed at Ole Times Country Buffet, and enjoyed the beach and beach photography.


MANNING, Montey Ray
       Montey Ray Manning, 54, of Brunswick, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2016, at Hospice of the Golden Isles.
     Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 2:00 pm at Chapman Funeral Chapel with Pastor Chris Foster officiating. Interment will follow at Palmetto Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Tuesday, at the funeral home, from 12:00 until service time.
     Montey was born June 12, 1961, to Jesse Eldis and Julia Catherine Clifton Manning. During his teenage years, he lived in Hampton, SC, attending Wade Hampton High School. He loved motorcycles, and working on cars, and was a Master Welder having worked with Jerrod Brown Industries, he also worked in the maintenance department with the Jekyll Island Authority, as an electrician and boiler operator with Casselite, Inc., and as an electrician with Manning Electric.
     Survivors include his fiance' of 12 years, Katrina Blanton , 2 brothers, Harry 'Donnie' Manning (wife, Lori), and Ronald 'Tony' Manning, all of Brunswick, and several nieces and nephews.
     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Manning, Jr., and a sister, Julie Patricia Powell.


BROWN, Barbara Powell
     Barbara Powell Brown, 58, of Brunswick, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah.
     Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, 4:00 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Chapel with Pastor Randy Lamb officiating. Kevin & Dawn Wilborn, Ken Miller, Jessica & Sean DeBarry, Joseph & Satilla Miller, Joey & Christen Wilborn, Heather Wilborn, Andrew Wilborn, Karen 'KC" Harrison, Kevin & Judy Lang, will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home from 4:00 until 6:00 Sunday afternoon.  
     Barbara was born March 14, 1957, in Brunswick, to Bobby Roy Powell, Sr. and Leila Christine Turner Powell. She had lived in Brunswick all of her life, and was a 1975 graduate of Brunswick High School. She was a member of Lang Creek Hunting Club, and was an avid supporter of her children and grandchildren's school and sports activities. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and outdoor country life.
     Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Brinny Brown, their children Brent Brown (Shelly), Jessie Merchen (Scott), all of Brunswick, 2 sisters, Adelia Knight of Kingsland, Regina Erdmann (John) of St. Louis, MO., a brother, Bobby Roy Powell, Jr. (B.J.) of Hortense, 4 grandchildren, Lucas McCoy, Brinson Brown, Caitlyn Haden, and Lauren Wall, 2 great grandchildren, Daniel & Charles, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandchild.


WILLIAMS, Christopher "J.J."
     Christopher "J.J." Williams, 35, of Woodbine, passed away Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Waynesville.
     Memorial services will be held Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, 2:00 pm, at Mary Ross Park in Brunswick, with Donald Pittman officiating.
     Chris was born Oct. 31, 1980, in Macon, GA, he attended Brunswick High School, and lived in Brunswick most of his life. Survivors include his children, Christopher Bryson Williams, Conner Blake Williams, and their mother, Cassy Williams, all of Waynesville, his grandfather, Paul Daniels of Brunswick, 2 brothers, Dustin Williams and Joshua Cowart, 2 sisters, Brandy Williams and Kimberly Walker, his father Marty Williams, all of Macon, his mother, Donna Daniels Daar of Brunswick, and several other relatives and a host of friends.
     In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations to the Bryson & Conner Williams Education Fund, C/O Wells Fargo Bank, St. Simons Island, GA.



ROBERSON, Gladys
     Gladys Roberson, 52, of Brunswick, passed away Jan. 10, 2016, at Jesup Health & Rehab in Jesup.
     A celebration her life will be held from the grave site at Morningside Cemetery in Rochelle, GA at 1:00pm, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.
     Gladys was born June 1, 1963, in Rochelle, GA to Samuel Paul Lindsey and Eva Barnett Lindsey. She had been a resident of Brunswick for many years, having attended Brunswick High School.
     Survivors include her son, Herman James Roberson "J.R." of Brunswick, a brother, Sam Lindsey of Pineview, GA, a sister, Velda Jo Davis of Cordele, GA.
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Roberson.


BENNETT, Robert 'Bob' Warren
​     Robert 'Bob' Warren Bennett, 77, of Brunswick, passed away Jan. 13, 2016, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
     Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, 11:00 am, at Chapman Funeral Chapel with Rev. Charlie Turner officiating. Interment will follow in Little Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Gardi. A visitation for family and friends, will be held one hour prior to service time, at the funeral home.
     Mr. Bennett was born Aug. 16, 1938, in Jesup, GA to Willie James and Dora Harper Bennett. He was a resident of Brunswick for the past 55 years, having worked as an Industrial Engineer at Georgia Pacific, Gypsum Division, retiring in 2000, after 40 years of service.
     Survivors include his wife, Christine Bennett of Brunswick, 3 children, Jim Bennett of Boca Raton, FL, Dan Bennett of Brunswick, Zane Bennett of Morristown, TN, 4 step-children, Heather Barron of Sanibel Island, FL, Scott Wilson of St. Simons Island, Steven Phillips of Tallahassee, FL, and Matthew Phillips of Spokane, WA, 
a sister, Judy Phelps of Jesup, 9 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Bennett.


DANIELS, Mary Jane
​     Mary Jane Daniels, 59, of Brunswick, passed away January 9, 2016, at Sears Manor Nursing Home in Brunswick.
    Survivors include a brother, Charles Daniels of Waverly.
     A private burial was held at Horse Stamp Cemetery in Waverly.


McQUEEN, Debra Jo
     Debra Jo McQueen, 55, of Brunswick, passed away Jan. 17, 2016, at Spaulding Medical Center in Griffin, GA.
     Debra was born Sept. 22, 1960 in Sanford, FL,where she lived most of her life, before moving to Georgia to be closer to her mother.
     She was preceeded in death by her father, Ronald Chester McQueen, and is survived by her mother, Ethel Colleen McQueen of Brunswick, a brother, Billy Roger McQueen (Leigh), of Brunswick, a nephew, and 2 nieces.
     A memorial service will be held at a later date.