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Alfredia Smalls

Jul 16, 1944 - Nov 27, 2023

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Savannah, GA

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Rev. Dr. Lexcie E. Aiken

Aug 28, 1936 - Mar 03, 2024

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Savannah, GA

We celebrate the life and memory of Rev. Dr. Lexcie E. Aiken whose death occurred on Sunday, March 3, 2024 at his residence. Arrangement Announcements are forthcoming. Please sign our guestbook at www.campbellandsonsfuneralhome.com

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James Jones

Died : Mar 03, 2024

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Savannah, GA

James Jones passed away Sunday afternoon in Savannah, GA. Arrangements are incomplete. Please check back later.

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Deacon Sam Rivers, Jr.

Died : Mar 02, 2024

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Savannah, GA

"SAVANNAH - Deacon Sam Rivers, Jr., died Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. Family arrangements will be announced later by Sexton-Hall Funeral Home."

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Ola M. Boatwright

Nov 23, 1929 - Mar 02, 2024

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Savannah, GA

Adams announces the passing of Mrs. Ola M. Boatwright, 94, who transitioned on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at her residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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Mary W. Thomas

Jul 06, 1947 - Mar 02, 2024

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Savannah, GA

ADAMS announces the passing of Mrs. Mary W. Thomas, 76, who transitioned on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Hospice Savannah, Inc.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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John G. Posa

Apr 11, 1953 - Feb 25, 2024

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Savannah, GA

John G. Posa, 70, successful patent attorney, engineer, and artist, passed away in Savannah, Georgia with his wife at his side. Ever the consummate professional, once he learned that he has lymphoma, he sat down to write his own obituary. He did not get around to finishing it. Out of respect to John we share his words with you as written: “Died due to an illness. He leaves behind countless wonderful friends and family, including his wife Oksana, the sweetest person on earth, and his former wife Sally, who sacrificed so much to raise their beautiful son, Ben. John was born in Detroit, and graduated from Cass Tech High School, an experience that shaped his life. He was enrolled in the Electronics curriculum at Cass, but his passions, and his friends, were in the art department. He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he met Allen Krass, a patent attorney for a small company where he worked part time. A father figure, a friend, and a mentor, Allen Krass would become the most influential person in John’s professional life. After receiving a degree in Electrical Engineering, he worked briefly in the field, but his heart wasn’t in it. On a whim, he answered an ad in Electronics, a trade magazine, looking for “engineers who wanted to be editors.” He soon found himself in New York City, reporting on the global semiconductor industry. One day, while reading Electronics, Allen spotted John’s byline and called him up, encouraging him to become a patent attorney. But instead, with signs that printed publications were on the decline, John joined a couple colleagues at Lattice Semiconductor Corp., a start-up in Portland, OR, as Vice President of Marketing. A couple years later Lattice went through a financial restructuring, and he finally saw the opportunity to attend art school. He received a Bachelor’s in Fine Art from the Portland Museum Art School, where he studied painting and printmaking under Gordon Gilkey, another major influence in his life. Out of work, he took a job at Mentor Graphics in corporate communications. All the while, Allen Krass kept in touch, urging him to go to law school. He finally gave in, and earned his Juris Doctor at Lewis and Clark Northwestern College of Law in Portland. He moved back to Ann Arbor, and joined Allen’s firm, Krass & Young. One afternoon he ordered a cappuccino at a nearby coffee bar from a new barista. Tall and beautiful, she took his order with a foreign accent, then disappeared. It would be months later before they would meet again on the street. They became friends, then inseparable. John loved art and invention.” John knew that his “countless wonderful friends” will come through to complete the portrait of a man they loved so much. 1990. On a plane back to Portland after striking out on job interviews in the Bay Area, Mr. Posa overheard a couple of gentlemen talking about the need for a marketing communications manager for their growing startup. Having burned through all his resumes in San Francisco, he asked the stewardess for a piece of paper. She returned with a napkin and he quickly crafted some semblance of a resume and made his way through coach to introduce himself as “the man for the job.” They chatted briefly until one of the men asked him when he could start. They did not seem overly committed when Mr. Posa said ASAP! Two weeks passed without a word, so a call to the VP of Marketing seemed in order. As he began inquiring about the job, the VP queried, “we thought you were going to start last week.” He worked for Mentor Graphics long enough for it to be his last high-tech job before passing the Oregon Bar Exam and a federal Patent Bar and reinventing himself once more, Patent Attorney. 1993. A love story. The tall and beautiful barista with a foreign accent did not remember their first meeting, but John must have been smitten. His sharp eye for beauty, curiosity, passion, sense of humor – and not the least, soft voice and Hungarian moustache - were irresistible to the girl. Everyone fortunate enough to keep company with John and Oksana would agree that they were in the presence of something truly rare: a deep, romantic love that only grew stronger in the passing years. 2006. John and Oksana, now married, loved their winters down in Savannah, Georgia, and summers on Lake Michigan, accompanied with their rumbunctious dog Bagel. They traveled to Japan and to Eastern Europe and, based on Oksana’s heritage, John embraced Ukrainian and Russian culture and many friendships oversees. From his early years as a journalist, he cultivated his love for Japan by learning the language and playing a beautiful game of Go daily. His close friends would also know that John identified first and foremost as an artist. He lived as an artist every woken minute and was an ardent supporter of other artists. He carried a camera with him just about everywhere and recorded his impressions of beauty. He could also be seen in coffee shops with his sketchpad in hand. Those of us on Facebook enjoyed his brutally funny political cartoons, lampooning the likes of Trump and Putin. John’s own obituary expresses great gratitude for his friends and his mentor, Allen Krass, but it does not really mention how successful John was as a patent attorney. In the course of his career, John helped hundreds of individual and corporate clients secure over one thousand patents. He generously gave pro bono legal advice and improved the ideas of novice inventors without claiming any credit to himself. He was also granted forty-plus patents for his own inventions. John was a brilliant, open-minded engineer, an enthusiastic listener to other people’s ideas, and people who listen to him benefitted greatly. John also possessed a powerful bullshit detector that kept those of us lucky enough to be called his friends in line. John’s creativity, humor, and storytelling drew people into his magic circle after very first meeting him. A colleague once said of John, “He can be a tough man to manage but an easy one to admire.” John Posa acted out his death scene without sentimentality and to the point. Tough and admirable. 2024. After a courageous, but relatively brief battle with cancer, John died on February 25th 2024. He and his wife were quietly optimistic that he would last much longer. They refrained from telling friends, family, and colleagues for several months after the diagnosis. John’s mind and will were strong, but his body could not withstand the brutal onslaught of cancer and chemotherapy. As Oksana describes him, “John was a true Renaissance man with the heart of Angel, mind of Midas, hands of Vulcan, and spirit of Eros.” John was preceded in death by his parents John A. Posa and Shirley J. Gibson, brother, Daniel A. Posa, and a son, John Rune Posa. His sister, Christine Bolini survives him. Central to his heart were his wife, Oksana, his former wife, Sally Evaldson and their son, Benjamin Posa. John also loved a good company! Join us for a celebration of his life on March 10, 2024 at Ukiyo restaurant 2224 Bull Street, Savannah, GA. A service in Ann Arbor, Michigan is being planned for May 2024. In John’s memory, the family invites donations to Ukrainian National Women’s League of America https://unwla.org/donate/ Arts Southeast – Sulfur Studios https://givebutter.com/ArtsSoutheastDonate Humane Society for Greater Savannah https://www.humanesocietysav.org Savannah Supports Ukraine Facebook Page

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Dianne M. Goodman

Dec 06, 1943 - Feb 29, 2024

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Savannah, GA

Dianne M. Goodman, 80, passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Memorial Health University Medical Center after a long illness.Dianne was born in Savannah, GA and lived at Yellow Bluff for the past 43 years. She was a member of Fleming Baptist Church and active in the Hagee Ministries for several years. She worked many years at Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, and entertaining. She spent many days working with her husband at Yellow Bluff Marina. She was known as Grandmother Georgia by her grandchildren and their friends. Dianne is survived by her husband of 43 years, Raburn Goodman; her son, Ashley Proctor and his wife, Monica; and two grandchildren; Morgan Proctor and Ginny Proctor. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024 at Dorchester Cemetery.To share a memory or leave a condolence, please visit www.carteroglethorpe.com.

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Amy Ford Camacho

Jan 06, 1970 - Feb 25, 2024

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Savannah, GA

Amy Ford Camacho, 54, was called home on Sunday February 25th, 2024, in the company of her loving son. Amy was born in Savannah on January 6, 1970 the second child of Bruce Pringle and Annette (Hunter) Ford. She attended St. Andrews on the marsh for her primary and secondary education and was a student of the Savannah College of Art and Design studying for her degree in Art History. Amy was married to Lee Camacho for 20 years; during which time they had two children: Frank and Sofi Camacho. Aside from being the mother of two; Amy enjoyed hobbies such as horseback riding, playing tennis, jewelry making, fossil hunting and spending time in nature. She was an avid animal lover her whole life and made an effort to volunteer at her children’s schools. In addition to her children, Frank and Sofi; she is survived by her brother Bruce and his wife Carrie Ford, and nephews Hunter Ford and Tristain Gardner, as well as her step mother Elizabeth Ford. A requiem mass will be held at 5:30 PM on Thursday, March 7th, at St Paul’s Episcopal church on the corner of Abercorn and 34th Street.

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Donald H Logvin

Dec 15, 1932 - Feb 29, 2024

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Savannah, GA

"Donald H Logvin (Donnie) was born Dec 15, 1932 in Arverne, NY. Following graduation from City College of NY with a degree in Business, Donnie served in the United States Army and was stationed in Panama. He married his childhood sweetheart, Roberta Nadler (Bobbie), and they soon became parents of a baby girl, Debbie. Shortly thereafter, their son Gary was born and the family moved into a house in Far Rockaway, Queens NY. Later they moved from Far Rockaway to Hewlett, then to Tarrytown. Donnie worked in merchandising as a buyer for Gimbel’s Department Store for 35 years. After he retired, Bobbie and Donnie started a new life in Boynton Beach, Florida where they made many new friends. Donnie played golf, joined a bowling team, planted a beautiful garden that was the envy of all of his neighbors. As years went on, they wanted to be closer to their family and settled in Savannah, Georgia where their granddaughter Jamie and husband Steven and new great-grandson, Micah lived. Soon, their daughter Debbie and husband Joe moved to Savannah as well. Bobbie and Donnie were happily married for 69 years. He is survived by his wife Bobbie; sister Carol Kaplan; children Debbie \u0026amp; Joe Sistino, Gary Logvin \u0026amp; Vicki Schiel; grandchildren Jamie \u0026amp; Steven Richman, Megan \u0026amp; Mike Gaudio, and Bryan Sistino \u0026amp; Cathy Lerner; and great- grandchildren Luke, Micah, Cole and Blake; and many loving family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday March 3 at the Savanah Square Retirement Community. The family will receive visitors at the home of Debbie \u0026amp; Joe Sistino, Sunday March 3rd 6-8PM and Monday March 4th, 6-8 PM. Donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Congregation Mickve Israel’s Social Action Fund."

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Mr. Stanley R. Williams

Jul 11, 1955 - Mar 01, 2024

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Savannah, GA

We celebrate the life and memory of Mr. Stanley R. Williams whose death occurred on Friday, March 1, 2024 at Hospice of Savannah, Inc. Arrangement Announcements are forthcoming. Please sign our guestbook at www.campbellandsonsfuneralhome.com

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