Lucy Letitia Way

The Brunswick News
August 20, 1919

A telegram was received in Brunswick early this morning announcing the death at 1:30 o'clock of Mrs. W.J. Way at St. Josephs Infirmary Savannah.

Mrs. Way had resided in Brunswick for 39 years and was one of the most widely known and esteemed women in this city. She was the mother of Mrs. W.H. Weeks and Albert Way, of Brunswick, and Walter Way of Savannah.

The body of Mrs. Way will arrive in Brunswick tonight and the funeral and interment will take place at a time to be announced later.

The Brunswick News
August 21, 1919


Funeral services of Mrs. William J. Way will be held from the First Presbyterian church at 4 o'clock this afternoon, Rev. O.P. Gilbert pastor of the First Baptist church officiating.

The interment will take place at Oak Grove cemetery, the pallbearers being: Claude Dart, Frank L. Stacy, G.F. Harvard, R.R. MacGregor, F.W. Schanck and C.A. Taylor.

The death of Mrs. Way which occurred early Wednesday at an infirmary in Savannah caused the deepest sorrow among her many friends and there were many expressions of sympathy extended the relatives of this lovable woman in their great bereavement.

Mrs. Way, who was before her marriage Miss Lucy Latetia Morse, was born in South Carolina, 66 years ago, and spent her girlhood days in that state, later attending college at Due West. After leaving school she moved to Gainesville, Ala., with her parents and there met and married William J. Way.

Thirty-nine years ago Mr. and Mrs. Way moved to Brunswick and have lived here up to the time of Mr. Way's death, which occurred three years ago. Although of a retiring disposition, Mrs. Way took an active part in civic and religious circles and never lost an opportunity to offer aid and encouragement to those about her in distress or sorrow. She was a member of the First Presbyterian church of Brunswick, since the date it was founded.

Mrs. Way leaves to mourn her death a daughter and two sons, Mrs. W.H. Meeks [sic] and Albert M. Way of Brunswick, and Walter Way of Savannah. A brother, Amos B. Morse, of Abbeville, S.C., is expected to arrive this morning to attend the funeral.