Tue, 05/09/2017 - 4:15pm
Hakan Wynono Lancaster
Baxley—Hakan Wynono Lancaster, 4, died on May 4, 2017.
He loved camouflage, and his favorite color was blue. He also loved hunting, fishing, camping, four-wheeler riding and puppies. He attended Altamaha Elementary School, where he was in the early learning program.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Talmadge Herrington; and his maternal great-grandfather, Stanley Lancaster.
Survivors include his mother and father, Kassandra Lancaster and George Herrington of Baxley; a sister, Olathe Erickson of Screven; paternal grandparents, Etta Faye Morris of Baxley; maternal grandparents, Amber and James Erickson of Screven and Bill Carlson of Jesup; aunts and uncles, Alan and Tabitha Carlson of Odum, Antonio and Alisha Mattox of Jesup, Chelsey and Christian Rivera of Savannah, and Patricia Harris and Rickey Herrington, both of Baxley; and a host of cousins and extended-family members.
Funeral services were held May 7 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup with the Rev. Ira Corbett and the Rev. Justin Drawdy officiating.
Interment will be private.
Honorary pallbearers were Hakan’s teachers and the staff of Altamaha Elementary School.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook online at www.jesupfuneralhome.com.
Howard & Jones Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Out of Town
Billie Murdock Rose
Eastman—Billie Murdock Rose, 87, of Eastman died May 4, 2017, at Heart of Georgia Nursing Home in Eastman.
She was born Oct. 29, 1929, in Wellston, Ohio, to Clyde E. and Vivian Arthur Murdock. She had lived in Jesup for more than 30 years and had spent the last year-and-a-half in Eastman. She had been a bookkeeper for several auto dealerships in the South Georgia area for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, William Dale Rose, and a son, John Robert “Bobby” Berry.
Survivors include her children, William “Chip” Rose of Eastman; Ralph Berry of Athens, Ohio; Marla Berry of Brunswick; Marsha Zuspan of Screven; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held May 9 at Chapman Funeral Chapel with interment in Whispering Pines Cemetery in Darien, with Larry Sapp, Lonnie Westberry, Brett Clark.
Bart Clark, Greg Potts and Jim Cote were active pallbearers.
Chapman Funeral Chapel & Crematory was in charge of arrangements.
William Telfair Burley
Hinesville—William Telfair Burley, 68, died May 1, 2017, at Liberty Regional Medical Center.
He was born July 31, 1948, in Hinesville, the second child of the late Booker Telfair Burley and Gussie Wilson Burley. He graduated from Liberty County High School in the class of 1966. After high school, he attended Miami Dade College, where he studied environmental science.
He served two years in the United States Army, from 1968 to 1970, and was a Vietnam-era veteran. After completing active duty, he returned home and attended the Associated Heavy Equipment School and completed courses with certification as an operating engineer while serving in the Army Reserve until 1974.
He worked as a truck driver and was employed by Coastal Utilities Telephone Company before joining ITT Rayonier. He retired as lead operator in the power plant.
He was a lifelong member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Hinesville. He held several positions in the church over the years, including singing in the senior and gospel choirs. At the time of his passing, he worked with the Kitchen Ministry and served as a transportation driver for the youth. His joy was working with the young children at the church and in the community.
He is survived by a daughter, Jacquita Willaine Burley of Jacksonville, Florida; two brothers, Booker T. Burley Jr. and Charlie C. Burley of Hinesville; a sister, Patricia A. Jackson of Hinesville; a cousin who was like a brother, Lawrence B. McIntosh, of Hinesville; two nieces, Janeen Hill of Hinesville and Nicole Burley of Atlanta; a nephew, Jonathan Jackson of Raleigh, North Carolina; a goddaughter, Dawn Shropshire Riddick, and her husband, Rodrick, of Chesapeake, Virginia; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Family visitation will be Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 pm. at Dorchester Funeral Home in Midway.
Funeral services will be at Bethel AME Church in Hinesville.
Dorchester Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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