1.16.19 obiituaries

Debbie Ann Theus Hall

Ludowici--Debbie Ann Theus Hall, 65, died Jan. 12, 2019, at Candler Hospital in Savannah.

She was born in Ludowici and had lived there all of her life. She served 32 years with civil service at Fort Stewart retiring as a production control specialist. She enjoyed gospel music and time spent with family and co-workers. She was a member of Jones Creek Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Holmes and Lula Price Theus.

Survivors include her husband, J.D. Hall of Ludowici; a son, Justin Hall of Ludowici; daughters and son-in-law, Monica and Jesse Driggers of Screven and Tina Hall of Forest, Virginia; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronnie and Mary Theus of Jesup and Wendell and Joan Theus of Ludowici; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at Jones Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Weldon and the Rev. James Evans officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Family and friends may sign the online register at www.howardfuneralga.com.

Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici is in charge of arrangements.



Inez Blanton Todd

Jesup--Inez Blanton Todd, 78, died Jan. 12, 2019, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, she was born Aug. 26, 1940, to the late Walter and Willie Hartley Blanton.  She devoted herself to caring for her family and was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend who enjoyed fishing, crocheting and knitting.

She attended church regularly at Turning Point Worship Center and loved spending time with her beloved grandchildren more than anything else, her family said. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Todd; a son, James Edward Todd; a brother, Lowell Blanton; and a sister, Ruby Nell Chambless.

Survivors include her children and their spouses, Kathy (Glenn) Takaki, Diana (John) Burke, Melvin (Mary Ann) Todd, Charles Todd and Eddi Todd all of Jesup; three brothers, Junior Blanton of Brunswick, John D. Blanton of Baxley and James “Jim” Blanton of Augusta; one sister, Jean Manning of Jesup; 12 grandchildren and their spouses, Tammy and husband Greg, Terrie and husband Troy, Jessica and husband Jordan, Katelen, Josh, Cory, Eric, Nikki, John, Lacy, Tonya and Tiffany; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended-family members.

Funeral services were held Jan. 15 at Turning Point Worship Center with Pastor Justin Mitchell officiating. Interment followed in New Hope Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Alvin Dixon, A.J. Dixon, Chris Crocker, Greg Potts, Troy Mercer and James Anderson.  Honorary pallbearers was the staff of Gloria Home Care.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook online at www.jesupfuneralhome.com.

Howard & Jones Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



Joe Anne Horne Brinkley

Screven--Joe Anne Horne Brinkley, 74, of Screven died Jan. 13, 2019, in Wayne Memorial Hospital.

The Wayne County native was a member of O’Quinn Baptist Church and a homemaker. She enjoyed working in her yard and decorating her home, especially at Christmas.

She was predeceased by her father, Curtis Horne.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Larry W. Brinkley of Screven; two daughters, Banita Brinkley of Screven and Paula (Jeff) McLeod of Mount Pleasant community; three sons, Teddy (Cheryl) Brinkley of Jesup and Tony and Timmy Brinkley, both of Screven; her mother, Pauline Dubberly Horne of Jesup; a sister, Jonette (Ronald) Williams of Greenville, South Carolina; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Jan. 15 at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with the Rev. Marion Mullis officiating. Interment was in Ritch Cemetery in Screven. Active pallbearers were family.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Charlotte May Mills

Claxton—Charlotte May Mills, 63, died Jan. 12, 2019, at her home under Ogeechee Area Hospice.

She was a native of Wayne County but had resided in Evans County since the 1970s. She was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. She loved her family, was a hard worker and loved to hunt and fish (if the fish were biting). 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie William Brannen and Carrie Essie Manning Brannen; two brothers, and three sisters.

Survivors include her husband, David Mills of Claxton; three sons, Richard (Amy) May, Daniel (Laverne) May and Ricky (Sherry) May, all of Claxton; one brother, J.W. (Marilyn) Brannen of Phenix City, Alabama; four sisters, Martha Moseley of Jesup, Sue (Jimmy) Dixon of Baxley, Claudia Turner of Jesup and Debbie (Dan) Klymshyn of Jesup; six grandchildren, Jessie, Joshua, Trey, Brandon, Justin and Akeelah May; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Jan. 15 at Riverside Baptist Church, with Brother Stacy Strickland and Chief Edward Oglesbee officiating.

Burial was in Bull Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Buddy May, John Bollinger, Cary (Doodle) Moseley, Daryn Klymshyn, James Carver and Daniel Klymshyn.

Remembrances may be made to Riverside Baptist Church, 150 Claire Road, Claxton, GA, 30417.                  

Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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