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Raymond Daniel



Mr. Raymond Daniel "Danny" Bazemore, age 53 of Ellabell died Monday morning, Sept. 3, 2007. Mr. Bazemore was very involved with the Gateway Behavioral Health Center and was responsible for much of the upkeep of the lawns at the Bryan County Courthouse. He enjoyed raking leaves, listening to country and western music and was a member of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one sister Barbara W. Waters of Ellabell, three brothers James D. West of Pooler, William D. West of Kathleen, Ga., and Gene West of Ellabell, one aunt Wilma Crosby of Savannah, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was Tuesday evening. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the chapel of Flanders Morrison Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery. Flanders Morrison Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

Bryan County News

September 5, 2007

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Samuel Cary Morris, Jr.

Burlington, N.J.

Samuel Cary Morris Jr., 92, died Thursday at the Masonic Home of New Jersey, in Burlington. Born in Montgomery, Ala., he moved to Denville, N.J. when he was very young. He married and raised six children in Denville, before moving to Richmond Hill in 1987 and later to the Masonic Home in 2001.

Samuel was a Master Mason and member of Jephthah Lodge #233 F.& A.M. He was a WWII veteran and a Major in the Army. Before the war he was in the CCC’s and worked as a lumber-jack in the Olympic peninsula. He owned and operated Morris Tile Co. in the 50’s and 60’s and then worked as a stationary engineer until his retirement. He also worked part time writing for the newspaper in Richmond Hill.

Father of the late Bonnie Reissner and brother of the late Annella and Evelyn, he is survived by his wife of 67 years, Roberta; four sons; Samuel 3rd, Michael, Robin and Morgan; a daughter, Holly Beach; 12 grandchildren, four great grandchildren; three brothers; Herb, Robert and Orr; and three sisters; Joy, Dorothy and Olive.

A Memorial Service was celebrated on Tuesday at the Masonic Home Chapel in Burlington. A viewing was held at the Peppler Funeral Home in Bordentown.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Charity Foundation of New Jersey, 902 Jacksonville Rd., Burlington, NJ 08016

Peppler Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Bryan County News

September 5, 2007

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Jones Woodrow Parsons


Mr. Jones Woodrow Parsons, age 90, died Monday afternoon Sept. 3, 2007 at Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Parsons was a long time resident of China Grove, N.C. and had lived in Pembroke for five years. He was retired from Cannon Mills with over 35 years of service, an Army Veteran serving during WWII in the Eastern European Theatre, and a member of Register Baptist Church. He is predeceased by his wife of over 68 years, Mrs. Emma Paralea Faw Parsons, his daughter Willa P. Luther and his granddaughter Crystal Luther.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law; Dianne and Dr. Jim Correll of Pembroke, Joan and Sidney Brown of Kinston, N.C., one brother Jim Parsons of Yadkinville, N.C. six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove, N.C. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 with Dr. Jim Correll officiating. Flanders Morrison Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements.

Bryan County News

September 5, 2007

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Alvin Harvey Pevey

Alvin Harvey Pevey fell asleep into eternal rest on Sept. 2, 2007 at the age of 53 after suffering with an illness for the past two years.

Harvey was born in Effingham County and was the son of Jack Pevey and Elizabeth Edwards; although he lived most of his life in Chatham County. He attended school in Effingham and Chatham County.

Harvey never met a stranger and he had a friendly heart towards his family and his friends. He was always there for them. Harvey was loved and respected by many everywhere he went.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Pevey, his mother, Elizabeth Edwards and his brother Roger Pevey.

He is survived by his wife, Lynda Gayle Pevey of Bloomingdale, Ga.; two daughters, Chastity Yvonne Wilson of Rincon, Ga., and Tonya Morrow of Macon, Ga.; three sons, Troy Willard Hackle of Lothair, Ga., Maurice Allan Gay of Twin City, Ga. and John Vaiden Hartman of Savannah, Ga.

He is also survived by five brothers, Allen Pevey, Terrell Pevey, Michael Pevey, Randy Pevey and Lavon Pevey, all of Savannah. He had five sisters, Jaqueline Proctor and Helen Pevey, both of Savannah, Earldean Cooksey of Washington, D.C., Ola Mae Bragg of Rincon and Margarete Hatchell of Bluffton, S.C.

He had several nieces and nephews and seven grandchildren.

There was a visitation service for friends and family on Sept. 4 at the Fairhaven Funeral Home. There will be a memorial service in the chapel of the funeral home at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 5. Cremation will be held afterwards.

Fairhaven Funeral Home in Garden City is in charge of arrangements.

Bryan County News

September 5, 2007

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