1.21.17 obituaries

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Danny A. “Dan” Fore
Jesup—Danny A. “Dan” Fore, 66, of Jesup died Jan. 18, 2017, at his residence after an extended illness.
The Florida native lived in Wayne County since 2004 and was a Baptist. He was a retiree after 34 years with the Georgia Forestry Commission, where he was a senior chief ranger. He enjoyed fishing and being “Papa” to his grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his son, Johnny Fore; parents, John and Edell Mercer Fore; sisters, Jeannie Poppell, Lee Boone and Karen Fore; brothers, Jack and Bobby Fore; and a stepgrandson, Harold Sutton.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Caroline Bishop Fore of Jesup; a daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Casey Thornton of Jesup; a son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Jenni Fore of Douglas; stepdaughter, Tina Sutton of Ludowici; sisters, Peggy Fore and Sharon Howard of Jesup; brothers, Larry Fore of Jeffersonville, Indiana and Jesse Fore of Jesup; grandchildren, Gunter Allen Fore, Danielle Raya Fore, Jaxson Corbin Fore, Dalton Elijah Fore and Wyatt Allen Thornton; step-grandchild, Michael Sutton of Japan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held Jan. 20 at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Poppell officiating. Interment was in Jesup City Cemetery. Active pallbearers were friends.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
 
Loburta Huckaby Mathis
Ludowici—Loburta Huckaby Mathis, 78, died Jan. 17, 2017, at her residence after an extended illness.
The Missouri native lived in Long County most of her life, was a former employee with Wayne Memorial Hospital and a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and reading.
She was the widow of James Winston Mathis.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Wanda Lee Guy and Sheila and Chris Carpenter of Hinesville; two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Christine Mathis of Copperas Cove, Texas, and Donald and Monica Mathis of Ludowici; several siblings, Sue, Geraldine, Donna, Sam, and Lorene; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held by the family.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
 
Phyllis Kay Douberly
Hortense—Phyllis Kay Douberly, 59, of Hortense died Jan. 18, 2017, surrounded by her family in Hospice of Golden Isles after an extended illness.
The Brantley County native was a former interior designer and decorator who enjoyed working in the fashion industry and worked with Mary Miller Travel Agency in Brunswick for several years.
She enjoyed growing flowers and making a home for her animals.
She was predeceased by her parents, James E. and Louise Douberly; a sister, Wanda Willis; and a brother, James E. “Junior” Douberly.
Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Linda Douberly and Carl Green of Hortense; several nieces, Nykki, Melissa and Tanya; nephews, Charles and Stevie; great-nieces, Maylin and Kenndey; great-nephews, Kyle, Brandon, Chandler, Jeremy, Adam, Kason, Zachary, Alex; stepchildren, Chandler and Amanda; a grandchild, London; and several cousins.
Memorial services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Little Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Brown officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. prior to services at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA  31525.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
 
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Harry Franklin Smith
Walterboro, S.C.—Harry Franklin Smith, 81, died Jan. 12, 2016, at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.
He was born Jan. 20, 1935, in Ludowici to Johnny and Hortense Sallette Smith.
He was a member of Cottageville Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.
For the past 28 years he was a well-known employee of the Walmart in Walterboro. He was always eager to share a good conversation with a fellow worker or shopper, according to his family. He possessed an outgoing personality and never failed to help anyone in need, his family said.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Hortense Smith.
Survivors include one niece and her spouse, Phyllis and John Ward of Jesup; two nephews and their spouses, William and Imogene Smith of Jesup and Johnny and Mary Odum of Darien; and a host of great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were held Jan. 16 at Park-Rhoden Funeral Home in Walterboro. All attending employees of Walmart in Walterboro served as honorary pallbearers.
Burial took place Jan. 17 at the Jones Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Ludomici.
Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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