10.12.19 obituaries

Rinehart & Sons


Emy Wilson Lamb

Screven—Emy Wilson Lamb, 78, of Screven died Oct. 10, 2019, after an extended illness in the Eman-uel Medical Center Nursing Home under the care of Pruitt Hospice.

The Wayne County native was a member of Salem Primitive Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking for family and friends, gardening, and antiquing.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe Brown and Eunice Wilson, and a sister, Amanda Jane Wilson Dixon.

Survivors include three daughters, Phyllis Lamb of Jesup, Nancy Primm of Screven and Sarah (Jared) Strickland of Hortense; two sons, Johnny Lamb of Screven and Jody Lamb of Swainsboro; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a grand-dog, Odie.

Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date in Screven City Cemetery.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Dr. Roy Enoch Phillips

Odum—Dr. Roy Enoch Phillips, 82, of Odum died Oct. 10, 2019.

The Florida native and U.S. Air Force veteran had lived most of his life in Wayne County. He was a 1955 Jesup High School graduate and a licensed minister. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology, his master’s degree in counseling psychology with an emphasis in holistic health education and his doctorate in social philosophy from the University of California.

He was a sculptor with works displayed in museums in Savannah and Florida. He was also an author and a spiritual teacher as well as a retreat leader.

He was preceded in death by his son, David Roy Phillips; and parents, Eugene Phillips and Grace Waters Westberry.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Gail Phillips of Odum; two sons, Steven Phillips of Bradenton, Florida, and Matthew Phillips of Spokane, Washington; their mother, Christine Fore Bennett of Brunswick; a stepson, Jeremy Carter of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; a sister, Patricia Slovacek of Jesup; and two grandchildren, Ansley and Hilary Phillips.

A celebration of life service will be held today (Saturday) at 2 p.m. at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with family officiating. Interment will follow in the family cemetery, 3777 Collins Loop Road, Odum. Active pallbearers will be family.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.




Richard Carlton Moore Sr.

Richard Carlton Moore Sr., 85, died Oct. 10, 2019, at home under the care of his loving family and Hospice of South Georgia Inc.

A resident of Wayne County for more than 65 years, he was born on Nov. 3, 1933, in Boston, Massachusetts. He spent his early years there before joining the United States Army in the mid 1950s, when he was stationed at Fort Stewart.

He retired from Rayonier in 1994 after more than 38 years of employment and was a faithful member of First Freewill Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school. He was meticulous and patient by nature and enjoyed woodworking and fixing things, especially motorcycles.

He was well-known for his ability to fix just about anything, but more than anything he devoted himself to his family. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who cherished spending time with the ones he loved, his family said.

Survivors include wife of 65 years, Vera Chadwick Moore;  one son, Richard C. (Phyllis) Moore Jr. of Odum, and their children, Carlie (Dylan) Waters and Jena (Jonathan) Brown; one daughter, Debbie (Horace) Carter of Jesup, and their children, Lauren and Cheston; three great-grandsons, Jhett, Jaxen and Waylan; and a host of extended-family members.

Funeral services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup with the Rev. Stanley Todd officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Interment will follow in Red Hill Cemetery with military honors rendered by the United States Army.

Active pallbearers will be Doug Chadwick, Chad Chadwick, Jamey Chadwick, Cheston Carter, Dylan Waters and Jonathan Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Hospice of South Georgia.

Remembrances may be made to Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA 31545.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook online at www.jesupfuneralhome.com.

Howard & Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Out of Town


Joseph “Joe” Harold Fry Sr.

Brunswick--Joseph “Joe” Harold Fry Sr., 76, of Bruns-wick died Oct. 7, 2019, at Southeast Georgia Health Systems under the care of Heartland Hospice.

He was born May 13, 1943, in Jesup, to Joseph Homer and Martha Sally Madray Fry. He was a 1961 graduate of Jesup High School and had lived in Brunswick for the past 58 years.

He worked for Brunswick Pulp & Paper Company for 37 years, retiring from Georgia Pacific in 2000. He was a member of Retirees of Brunswick Pulp & Paper Company, Altamaha Regional Park Association, where he also served on the board of directors, the Golden Isles Horseshoe Pitchers Club the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association and was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Ouida Hutchinson Fry; sons, Joey H. Fry Jr., of Brunswick and Jeff H. Fry of Spartanburg, South Carolina; a sister, Christine (Will) Cutcliff of Jesup; grandchildren, Zac (Allie) Fry, Kati Fry (Graham) Kelly, Zane Fry and Jordan Fry; a great-grandson, Zac “Van” Fry Jr.; a sister-in-law, Peggy H. (Wayne) Godwin; brothers-in-law, Jack Hutchinson and Ronnie (Gennie) Hutchinson; and his wonderful caregivers, Cheryl Anderson, Debbie and Patrick Duncan, Greg and Marlene Batten, Sharon Peterson, Johnette Fraser, Becky Clark, Rhonda Harrison and Betty Montgomery. He also is survived by his companion, Beau.

Funeral services were held Oct. 11 at Chapman Funeral Chapel in Brunswick with the Rev. Bill Manning and the Rev. Wayne White officiating.

Interment followed in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with Curt Spell, Greg Spell, Ronnie “Bubba” Hutchinson Jr., Brian Whitten, Greg Batten and Neal Boatright serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Altamaha Park Association, the Jesup High School Class of 1961, the Golden Isles Horseshoe Pitchers Club and the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association and retirees of Brunswick Pulp and Paper.

The family received friends at Chapman Funeral Chapel Oct. 10.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Heartland Hospice or a charity of the donors choice.

Chapman Funeral Chapel & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.

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