Death Notices


Virgil “Shorty” Crews, 81, of Folkston passed away Feb. 18 at Hospice of the Golden Isles. He was born June 2, 1935, to the late Walter Crews and Verdie Walker Crews.


Dorothy Mae Jarrett Monak, 76, of the Temple Church Road Community in Kingsland died in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick. 


Beverlee Janet Buenning, 73, of the Caney Place community in Kingsland died late in the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside in Jacksonville, Fla.


Debra Kay Basone, 57, of St. Marys passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at Southeast Georgia Health System, Camden Campus.


Mickeyon Nicole Green, 32, of Kingsland passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.


Mary E. Street, 63, of White Oak passed away suddenly on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.


Virginia Purvis Lang, 88, of St. Marys passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Senior Care Center in St. Marys.


John O. Kelly, 74, of St. Marys died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Magnolia Manor on St. Simons Island.

A private interment will be held at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.


Michael Rentmeester, 62, of Kingsland died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Clinch Memorial Hospital in Homerville.

Private inurnment services will be held at a later date.


Edward Harold Huett, 65, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., passed away on Feb. 8, 2017, from mesothelioma.


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