6.27.18 obituaries



Terry Ronald Grimes

Jesup—Terry Ronald Grimes, 78, died June 22, 2018, at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia Inc.

A resident of Jesup for the past five years, he was born Jan. 17, 1940, in Morgantown, West Virginia, to the late Harley Cecil and Mary Louise McCartney Grimes. He spent his early years in Morgantown and was a graduate of University High School. In his younger years, he enjoyed showing horses and barrel racing and was a member of the Future Farmers of America.

He was owner and operator of Grimes Painting for more than 25 years and also built houses in his later years. He enjoyed his work and always loved what he did.

In his spare time, he enjoyed watching sports of all kinds but especially loved West Virginia football and Pirates baseball.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his infant son, Terry Ronald Grimes Jr.; his brother, Harley “Spot” Grimes; his sisters, Mary Evelyn Pomeroy, Bettie Friend and Helen Reed; and his favorite mother-in-law, Evelyn Catherine Higgins.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Donna Kay Thompson Grimes of Jesup; children and their spouses, Phillip Michael and Heather Grimes of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, Cyann Grimes and Steve Benoit of Morgantown, John Harley and Pam Grimes of Shady Springs, West Virginia, Ellen Marie and Tim Harris of Jesup and Jeffrey Lorant of Morgantown; grandchildren, Alisa Kay Grimes of Jesup, Kristen Benoit and Brandon Miles of Morgantown, Michael Kyler Grimes of Bruceton Mills and Lindsey Nicole Grimes of Shady Springs; great-granddaughters, Brooke and Maddie Miles; brothers and sisters and their spouses, Barbara and Joseph Cupelli of Morgantown, Daniel and Joan “Chris” Grimes and Richard and Elizabeth Grimes of Wooster, Ohio; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Remembrances may be made to Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA 31545 or the American Lung Association at 6606 Abercorn St., Savannah, GA 31405, www.lung


Howard-Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Arnold Francis Mobley

Jesup—Arnold Francis Mobley, 58, died June 21, 2018, at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia Inc.

A native and lifelong resident of Jesup, he was born Sept. 6, 1959, to the late Jeanette and Delton Mobley. He served his country in the United States Army and was a construction worker by trade who loved fishing and watching Westerns. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was one of the “biggest fans of Elvis Presley ever.”

In addition to his parents, his brother, Kenny Mobley, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his companion of 28 years, Carol Waddell of Jesup; daughter, Jodie Waddell of Jesup; four stepchildren and a spouse, Sonya Waddell of Beaufort, Katrina and Steven Llanos of Jesup, Lora Martin of Jesup and Joseph King of Jesup; brothers and sisters and a spouse, Ricky and Ann Mobley, Vicky Brantley and Ronnie Mobley, all of Jesup; and 13 stepgrandchildren, Gary, Mikayla, Mia, Reina, Mariah, Jarrett, Cole, Kaitlyn, Steven Jr., Lincoln, Liza, Nadia and Isaiah.

Funeral services were held June 25 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup.

Private interment services will be held at a later date.

Howard-Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Rinehart & Sons


Kimberly Ann “Kim” Himes Ivey

Jesup—Kimberly Ann “Kim” Himes Ivey, 53, of Jesup, died June 24, 2018, at her residence after an extended illness.

The Pennsylvania native had lived in Wayne County the past 25 years and was a member of Anderson Drive Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband of 35 years, John “Smokey” Ivey of Jesup; a daughter, Sarah Ivey of Jesup; a grandson, Caleb Ivey of Jesup; and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m. at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William Sloan officiating.  Interment will be in Screven Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be family.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Out of Town


Kaye Geiger

Lyons—Kaye Geiger, 71, of Lyons died June 22, 2018, at her home, after a brief illness.

She was born in Jesup and lived there until moving to Lyons in 1965. She retired from Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia as a business accountant. She was Baptist by faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Juanita Landon Bennett, and one brother, Allan Bennett Sr.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Larry Geiger Sr. of Lyons; one son, Larry Geiger Jr. and Mandy Anderson of Brunswick; two daughters, Lisa Hower and Dennis Dixon of Ailey and Lynelle Geiger of Lyons; nine grandchildren, Allan Hower and wife, Brittany, of Lyons, Justin Geiger and wife, Ali, of Forsyth, Craig Wilson and wife, Madison, of Lyons, Burton Geiger and wife, Ansley, of Forsyth, Emily Hower, Tommie Hower, Neal Hower, and Josh Hower, all of Ailey, and Conner Geiger of Lyons; three great-grandchildren, Chloe Hower and Riley Hower, both of Lyons, and Kyla Geiger of Forsyth; one brother and sister-in-law, Rickey and Patty Bennett of Jesup; two sisters, Dale Bennett Lamb and Fran Bennett Parmer, both of Jesup; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held June 26 in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Manning Jr. and the Rev. Billy NeeSmith and officiating. Burial followed in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers were Allan Hower, Justin Geiger, Burton Geiger, Craig Wilson, Tony Thompson and Rodolso Hernandez.

Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge of arrangements.

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