10.19.16 obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
Charles E. “Chuck” Cole
Jesup—Charles E. “Chuck” Cole, 87, of Jesup, formerly of McDonough, died Oct. 16, 2016.
He was retired from Southern Natural Gas and enjoyed all rodeo events, especially team roping.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Dorothy “Dot” Turner Cole of Jesup; a daughter, Pam Woodcock of Jesup; a son and daughter-in-law, Butch and Dianne Cole of Jesup; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Jason and Brittany Cole of Jesup; three great-grandsons, Clayton, Weston and Waylon Cole of Jesup; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held by the family.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary King Barwick
Jesup—Mary King Barwick, 79, of Jesup died Oct. 16, 2016, after a brief illness in Tift Regional Medical Center under the care of Tift Area Hospice.
She was born Jan. 10, 1937, to Ada Waters King and C.L. King in Brantley County. She grew up in Brunswick, graduated from Glynn Academy, and lived in Jesup most of her life. She was a charter member of the Parkway Church of God, where she taught Sunday school for many years and was a leader of the Lamplighters Girls Club.
She loved the Lord and  served Him faithfully, according to her family. She was known by family and friends as a good cook and prayer warrior and loved to sew and grow flowers, especially roses.
Wallace Barwick, who was her beloved husband of 57 years, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lori and the Rev. Gary Lewis of Tifton; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. David and Amy Barwick of Jesup; grandchildren and a granddaughter-in-law, Jordan and Victoria Lewis of Columbia, South Carolina, Jaren Lewis of Cleveland, Tennessee, Sara Lewis of Tifton, Hunter Thurmon of Jesup, and Tanner and Amber Barwick of Jesup; great-grandchildren, Elisha and Eden Lewis of Columbia, South Carolina; and a brother and sister-in-law, James W. and Dorothy King of Broadway, North Carolina.
Services will be held today (Wednesday) at 3 p.m. at Parkway Church of God with the Rev. Bill Harper, the Rev. Melvin Lane and the Rev. Gary Lewis officiating. Interment will be in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Rex Hayes, Wayne Hayes, Joey Hayes, Perry Hayes, W.T. Hunter, Jeremy Barwick, Jeffrey Barwick, Wade Barwick, Andy Barwick and Mitch Waters.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. prior to services at the church.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alean Mullis Griffin
Screven—Alean Mullis Griffin, 77, of Screven died Oct. 16, 2016, at her residence
The Wayne County native was a member of O’Quinn Baptist Church and retired lunchroom manager with Screven Elementary School. She enjoyed cooking, camping and sharing life with others.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Odis Windell Griffin of Screven; a son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Belinda Griffin of Jesup; a daughter and son-in-law, Jeanie and Mike Beard of Screven; a brother, Glen Mullis of Screven; a sister, Mildred Thornton of Jesup; grandchildren and their spouses, Misty and Dylan Drury, Matt Griffin, Mandy and Josh Martin, Jessica and Alan Murphy, Hannah and Jordan Hill and Matthew Beard; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service were held Oct. 18 at O’Quinn Baptist Church with the Rev. Gerald Greenlee and the Rev. Donnie Mullis officiating.
Interment was in O’Quinn Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Danny Anderson, Derek Sinclair, Ronnie Kennedy, John Dawson, Robert Arnold, James Godwin and Paul McDuffie.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Gene Myles Black
Odum—Gene Myles Black, 84, died Oct. 18, 2016, at Camellia Gardens of Life Care in Thomasville.
Born to the late Heyward and Marion Rena Smith Black on March 9, 1932, in Colleton County, South Carolina, he married Jacquelyn Wester Black on Sept. 7, 1958, in Odum. He served in the U.S. Army and spent his career with tank battalions and the JAG Corps. He was a veteran of the Vietnam and Korean conflicts and retired as a sergeant major with 28 years of service. He was an animal lover.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie W. Black; a son and daughter-in-law, Myles Leslie Black and Teresa Coleman of Thomasville; daughters, Lisa Perkins of Indiana and Rebecca Johnson of California; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 22 at Odum City Cemetery with the Rev. Daniel Webber officiating.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, 675 S. Third St., Jesup, GA 31545. 
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Out of Town
Harry G. Taylor
Stamford, Connecticut—Harry G. Taylor of Stamford, Connecticut, died peacefully at home Sept. 21, 2016, at the age of 93.
Originally from Greensboro, North Carolina, he moved to Fernandina Beach, Florida, in 1944 to work as a chemical engineer at Rayonier. In the early 1970s he was named manager of the Rayonier plant in Jesup. In 1975, he moved his family to Stamford to become director of pulp manufacturing services for the corporation.
After his retirement in 1985, he followed his passion for mechanics and photography to start a successful business, Classic Enlargers. Over the years, his expertise earned him the title of the “guru of analog photography” among his numerous fans.
His work was featured in USA Today. He had only recently retired and claimed that by continuing to work, he had lived a much longer and happier life.
He was predeceased by son Joe Taylor, formerly of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. 
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jo Ann Morris Taylor; a sister, Mildred Stanley of Charlotte, North Carolina; a daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Steve Fitzgerald of Duluth; two daughters and sons-in-law, Claire Taylor and Menno Ravenhorst of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Harriet and Charlie Taylor-Thorpe of Baltic, Connecticut; a granddaughter, Diana Taylor of Atlanta; and a nephew, Joe D. Hardee of New York City.
A memorial service will be held in the near future in Fernandina Beach.
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