Rosemary “Ms. Honey” Hall Cuthbert was born Oct. 15, 1928, in Jacksonville, Fla., to the late Chapel Hall and Katie Beatrice Clark Hall. She passed away March 31 in St. Marys.
Upon the death of her mother, she was reared by her grandmother, Everlena Kennedy, in White Oak. She attended public school and learned responsibility at an early age by helping to raise her siblings and cousins.
Ms. Rose was affectionately known throughout Camden County for her warm smile, helping hands, strong work ethic and her catchphrase, “Good morning, Camden County,” from her days as the switchboard operator for the county. She was leader of Boy Scouts Pack 225, assisted with Girl Scouts and never met a stranger. She was a faithful servant of God at Hamilton Chapel United Methodist Church for more than 50 years. She provided child care to the Murray and Parrot families.
She was also employed with the Woodbine Post Office, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and was a full-time employee with Camden County Board of Commissioners since June 1978 until her death.
Her husband, Samuel Cuthbert Sr. preceded her in death.
She leaves to mourn three children: Samuel Cuthbert Jr. (Brenda) of Brockton, Mass., Evelyn Cuthbert of Riverdale and Elizabeth Dunham of Kingsland; seven grandchildren, Earl Drummond Jr. (Jean) of Pembroke Pines, Fla., Ronald Drummond Jr. of Decatur, Derrald Drummond of Miami, Veneena Dunham of Kingsland, Samuel Carroll Sr. of Brunswick, Tracy Cuthbert of Brockton, Syreeta Cuthbert of St. Marys; 15 great-grandchildren, Storm, Kasinda, Kwaeshauna, Frederick, Machanta, Ternioa, Samitra, Rashonda, Rihanna, Roger, Anissa, Shadericka, Lakavious, Trayon and Earl; seven great-great-grandchildren; two loving brothers, William Price (Dorothy) of Brockton and Robert Price of Jacksonville; an aunt, Dorothy Hutchinson of Woodbine and a host of godchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and many sorrowing friends.
A viewing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Woodbine United Methodist Church. Her funeral services will also be held at Woodbine United Methodist Church at noon Saturday, April 9.
She will be laid to rest in the Woodbine Cemetery followed by a repast at Westlight Baptist Church