2.15.17 obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Anne McGahee
Jesup—Lola Annette Paul McGahee, 79, of Jesup died Feb. 14, 2017, at her residence under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.
She was born Sept. 18, 1937, in Wadley to Loring and Theo Paul. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Dr. Ollie O. McGahee Jr.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Ollie and Diane McGahee III and Paul and Rita McGahee; two daughters and sons-in-law, Beth and Charles Heath and Tara and Michael Whitteker; and five grandchildren, Ana and Catherine Heath, Brooks and J.P. McGahee and Mallary McGahee.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Jesup First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tucker Lewis officiating. Interment will be in the Jesup City Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. prior to services at the church.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A completed obituary can be found at   www. rinehartandsons.com or in Saturday’s edition of The Press-Sentinel.
 
Gary Alan Bennett
Odum—Gary Alan Bennett, 66, of Madray Springs died Feb. 12, 2017, after an extended illness.
The Wayne County native was a Baptist and a retired electrician with IMC Agrico in Bartow, Florida. He enjoyed golfing, Georgia football and being with his family.
He was predeceased by his dad, Leroy Bennett, and a brother, Charles Bennett.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Ann Westberry Bennett of Jesup; a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Marie Bennett of Marietta; grandson, Ian Bennett of Marietta; his mother, Betty Strickland Bennett of Jesup; a sister and brother-in-law, Kay and Jay Aske of Jesup; a brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Pat Bennett of Jesup; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m. at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Dowdy and the Rev. Parnell Aldridge officiating. Interment will be in New Hope Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Donald Westberry, Ernie Bowen, Kelly Lightsey, Mark Wingate, Gary Moore and Darell Denison. Honorary pallbearers will be his sports teammates and 1969 classmates of Wayne County High School.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Sharon Whitney Boschert
Hortense—Sharon Whitney Boschert, 78, of Hortense died Feb. 9, 2017, at her daughter’s residence and under the care of Community Hospice of Florida.
The Michigan native lived in Wayne County for more than 30 years and in Brantley County in later years. 
She was an avid bowler and a member of a Brunswick bowling team.
She was predeceased by her husband of 30 years, Ted Boschert, and a brother, Delbert Whitney.
Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Dawn and Doug Piel of Richmond Hill, Holly and Gary  Daniels of MacClenny, Florida, Candace and Darrell Mayhall of Medart, Florida, and Adina and Jeff Tyre of Odum; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey and Dottie Mendelsohn of St. George, Dorian “Butch” and Renee Mendelsohn of Blackshear, and Darwin and Stephanie Mendelsohn of Savannah; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bill Whitney of Columbus, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Feb. 13 at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in Odum City Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Charlie Tyre, T.J. Mayhall, Tim Daniels, Jeff Mendelsohn, Darrell Bowen, Garrett and Hunter Thomas, Butch and Darwin Mendelsohn.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons
.com.
 
James “Bubba” Virgil Causey
Jesup—James “Bubba” Virgil Causey, 82, of Jesup died Feb. 12, 2017, at his residence after an extended illness.
The Blakely native, a former resident of Davie, Florida, had lived in Wayne County the past 17 years and was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired employee with South Florida Bushhog Company. He enjoyed working outdoors and spending time with his dog, Zeek.
Survivors include his wife of 18 years, Linda Causey of Jesup; three daughters, Tammy Vannelli of Van Cleave, Mississippi, Julie Gerke of Murphy, North Carolina, and Cathy Vannelli of Lake Worth, Florida; a son, Richard Causey of Van Cleave, Mississippi; stepchildren, Neely Chatham of Midville, Evie Harding of Brunswick and Becky Cox of Brunswick; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at a later date by the family.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup is in charge of arrangements.
 
Herman Stanley Mann 
Orlando, Fla.—Herman Stanley Mann, 85, of Orlando, Florida, and Surrency died Feb. 4, 2017, at Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast, Florida.
He was born on Aug. 2, 1931, in Surrency to the late David Henry Mann and Dovie Carter Mann. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Orlando, a 32nd-degree Mason and a Shriner. After serving in the United States Navy aboard the USS Oriskany during the Korean War, he graduated from Georgia Tech (1957 and 1958); worked for Westinghouse in Bethesda, Maryland; relocated to Florida; and retired from Martin Marietta (Lockheed Martin) after a 30-plus-year career as an aerospace engineer.
He is predeceased by his wife, Emma Lyn Prestridge Mann; brothers, Earl Dennis Mann, Elmer Eugene “Babe” Mann and Robert Mann.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lauri Mann and Timothy Johnson; granddaughters, Amber and Alison McDow of Palm Coast, Florida; a granddaughter-in-law, Kelly Johnson of Jeffersonville, Indiana; a sister, Shirley Priester of Jesup; a brother-in-law, Wayne Prestridge of Carrollton; several nieces and nephews; and granddogs, Bonnie and Wolfie.
Memorial services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Memorial Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Jonathan Mann officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
The Urnbearer will be Greggory Mann. Honorary urnbearers/ushers will be Ken Brown, Asher Cathey, Gene Mann, Greg Mann, Brandon McManus, Wayne Prestridge, Brennan Priester, Bryson Priester, Larry Priester and Gavin Jones.
Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. prior to services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Autism Speaks at act.autismspeaks.org.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Vivian Burnette Moreland
Jesup—Vivian Burnette Moreland, 73, of Jesup died Feb. 11, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer and under the care of Heartland Hospice.
She was born Feb. 8, 1944, in Blairsville to Durane V. and Marie C. Burnette.  She enjoyed reading, growing flowers and plants, working crossword and jigsaw puzzles, but, more than anything, spending time with her family and friends.  She was employed with the banking and mortgage industry for many years and was predeceased by her parents and her loving nephew, Brint Tyre.
Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Rhonda and Philip Tyre of Screven, and their son, Justin; a brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Deborah Burnette of Jesup; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held Feb. 14 at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with Dr. Ron Wilcox officiating.  Interment was in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be those who assisted in her care Letha Chase, Lavon Fleming, Betty Jno Baptiste, Seretha Powell, Kayla Baggett, Gloria Franks Wendy Odum and Shelly Taylor. 
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup was in charge of arrangements. 
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
 
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Alan Moore
Screven—Alan Moore, 57, of Screven died Feb. 9, 2017, as a result of a vehicle accident.  
He was born Nov. 28, 1959, to the late Lillian Campbell Moore and Bill Moore Sr. He was educated in the public school system of Wayne County and was a member of Odum Grove Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Moore Roofing and A&D Slaughterhouse.  He enjoyed fixing cars in his spare time and spending time with his family. 
He was preceded in death by both parents, Lillian and Bill Moore Sr.; his sisters, Sarah Grant, Carolyn Moore and Elouise Smith; and his brothers, Clyde Moore, Bill Moore Jr. and Roy Moore.
He is survived by three daughters and their spouses, Charity and Tywann Pittman of Jesup, Christi  and Chris Hines of Augusta,  and Chuntaneal Moore; one son, Alan Moore Jr. of Jesup; four grandchildren, Kennedi and Kensley Hines of Augusta and Jaquayvion and Janariah Simmons of Jesup; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Geraldine and Walter Booth of Odum,  Barbara and Ken Randall of Brunswick, Gloria Jean and Mitchell Frazier of Screven, and Glenda Moore of Screven; one brother, Clifford Moore of Jesup; one goddaughter, Erica Stevenson of Raleigh, North Carolina; a special friend, Kim Robinson of Screven; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A wake/visitation is set for today (Wednesday) from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at Royal Funeral Home Chapel.
A memorial services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Temple Church, 200 Walker St.
Royal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Inez Sherman
Nashville, Tenn.—Inez Sherman, 85, died Feb. 12, 2017. 
She is survived by a loving sister, Mamie Robbins, and children and their spouses, Emma Hayes, Catherine and Charles Smith, Glorious Jones, Christine Sherman, Deborah Baity, Larry V. Harris, Freddie Harris Jr., Michael and Cheryl Harris and Tywon N. Sherman. 
Visitation will be Friday at Morris Chapel Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Bennett Union Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Dwayne Attical and Pastor Brandon Ogden officiating. 
Interment will be in  Jesup City Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Directors of Nashville, Tennessee, is in charge of arrangements. 
Royal Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
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