3.7.20 Obituaries


Greg Boyette

Screven--Greg Boyette, 58, of Screven died March 2, 2020.

The Jacksonville, Florida, native had lived in Wayne County most of his life and was a member of Screven First Baptist Church. He was a former welder who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was predeceased by his uncles, Jimmy Whitted and Donald Boyette; his aunt, Judy Deal; and his beloved dog, Duke.

Survivors include a son, Casey Boyette of Clarkesville, Tennessee; parents, J.L. and Joan Whitted Boyette of Screven; granddaughters, Ava Boyette, Destiney New, Aaliyah Williams and Adrianna Wyanendt; a sister, Sandy Boyette Strickland of Screven; a brother, Randy Boyette of Orlando, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Screven First Baptist Church with Dr. Doug McCart and Durwood Miller officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Screven First Baptist Church, 302 School Street, Screven, GA 31560.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Rhonda Darnel Dyal

Jesup--Rhonda Darnel Dyal, 56, of Jesup and Hazlehurst died March 2, 2020.

The Wayne County native was a member of “The Point” in Hazlehurst and a 1983 Wayne County High School graduate. She enjoyed cooking, spending time with family and friends and was a caregiver to many people.

Survivors are two daughters, Tonya (Robert) Nash and Tiffany Todd, both of Jesup; companion Robert Hayes and his sons, Robert and Josh (Chasity) Hayes, all of Hazlehurst; parents, David and Gloria Crowe Dyal of Jesup; a sister, Mariett Dyal of Jesup; a brother, David II (Detta) Dyal of Jesup; and five grandchildren, Isaac, Taylor, J.J., Arie and Tay’von.

A celebration-of-life service will be held Sunday, March 8, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Jesup Depot.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Glen Arnold Morgan

Jesup--Glen Arnold Morgan, 78, of Jesup died March 2, 2020, at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital in Savannah.

He was born in Leon County, Florida, and lived in Thomas County until joining the Air Force, where he achieved the rank of master sergeant. He served in Vietnam, retiring after 24 years of service.

He was an active member of Red Hill Baptist Church in Jesup and served as a deacon in several other churches.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela; parents, Johnny and Lenora (Shirah) Morgan; sisters, Margaret (Frank Powell), Floye (Elbert Jordan) and Lorene Williamson; and brothers, W.A. (Bobbie) and Ronnie.

Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Sharon Morgan; sons and daughters-in-law, the Rev. Alan and April Morgan and Matthew and Lee Anne Morgan; grandchildren, Zach, Elizabeth, Hannah, Finn and Mabry; a sister-in-law, Kaye Morgan; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held March 6 at Allen and Allen Funeral Home in Thomasville with Dr. Bill Blanchard and the Rev. Michael Bass officiating and the Rev. Kenny Sexton leading music.

Burial followed in Sunset Cemetery in Thomasville with full military honors.

Allen and Allen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.