2.3.18 Obituaries

Howard-Jones
 
Rodney W. Anglon
Jesup—Rodney W. Anglon, 75, died Jan. 29, 2018, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro after an extended illness.
A resident of Jesup for the past 26 years and a longtime resident of Worth County, he was born in Macon April 13, 1942, to the late John Tom and Mattie Irene Banks Anglon. He was a member of Odum Baptist Church and was a mechanic by trade. He loved riding horses and gardening in his spare time.
In addition to his parents, his five brothers, Richard, Tom, Bobby, David and Don Anglon, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Jolene Salter Anglon of Jesup; a daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Tim Copeland of Jesup; a brother and sister-in-law, Billy Jo and Georgia Anglon of Tifton; two grandchildren, Kaitlin and Dylan Copeland; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended- family members.
Private funeral services with military honors will be held at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook online at www.jesupfuneralhome.com
Howard & Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Rinehart & Sons
 
Ernest “Levy” Stroud Jr.
Jesup—Ernest “Levy” Stroud Jr., 90, of Jesup died Jan. 30, 2018, at Altamaha Healthcare Center and under the care of Heartland Hospice.
The Toombs County native had lived in Wayne County all his life and was a retired farmer. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ernest Levy Sr. and Abbie Wiggins Stroud, and several siblings.
Survivors include a sister, Matalice Coxwell of Odum; several nieces, including Latricia Copeland of Jesup; and several nephews, including Joseph Coxwell.
Funeral services were held Feb. 2 at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with the Rev. Phillip O’Steen officiating. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery in Appling County. Active pallbearers were his family.
Rinehart and Sons of Jesup was in charge of arrangements.
 
Thelma Wright Brown
Kingsland—Thelma Wright Brown of Camden County died Feb. 2, 2018, under the care of Golden Isles Hospice. Funeral services will be held Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. Kingsland United Methodist Church with Rev. Devin Schultz officiating. Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Royal
 
Ora Bell Moody Horton
Jesup—Ora Bell “Honey” Moody Horton, 104, of Jesup died Jan. 28, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Jan. 15, 1914, to the late Will and Cora Moody in Waycross. She had been a faithful member of Bennett Union Baptist Church since her early 20s. She fed the hungry, opened her doors to the homeless and spent countless hours running the Bennett Union Baptist Church Love Center.
She was known in the community as a prayer warrior of many spiritual gifts. She will be missed, not only by her family and friends, but by every person whose life she touched, her family said.
She is preceded in death by her late husband, Charlie W. Horton; one son, Charlie Horton Jr.; three brothers; five sisters; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Survivors include a sister, Ruby Kirby of Jacksonville, Florida; 12 children and three sons-in-law (10 girls, two boys and one stepdaughter) Vernell Chestnut of Lawton, Oklahoma, Cora Bernard of Miami, Florida, John Horton, Christine Paris, Roslyn and James Morrison of Rochester, New York, Dorothy and Allen Johnson of Savannah, Edward Horton of Brunswick, Gail Foster, Yuriko Smith, Faye and Demetrius Paschal of Jesup, Shirley Purdy, and Laura Elliott of Jacksonville, Florida, and Claudine Darby of Maryland; a special daughter/granddaughter, Gloria January of Jesup; a special son/nephew, James (Thelma) Gibbs of Folkston; a special daughter-in-law, Zella Horton of Jesup; 59 grandchildren; 132 great-grandchildren; 85 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held today (Saturday) at 2 p.m. at Unity Church of God located at 1570 Sunset Blvd.
Royal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Howard-Ludowici
 
Betty J. Milton Way
Ludowici—Betty J. Milton Way, 74, of Ludowici died Jan. 29, 2018, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville and under the care of Northeast Florida Community Hospice.
The Long County native and former resident of Allentown was born on October 13, 1943, to the late Robert J. and Mamie J. Milton of Ludowici. She was a member of Elim Baptist Church and retired as a paraprofessional with the Long County school system, where she enjoyed working with special needs’ students.
She had many hobbies, including quilting, reading, crocheting, and growing plants and flowers. One of her favorite things to do, however, was to encourage and lift up others. She served as a “Dear Abby” for many family members and friends because she genuinely cared and was a great listener. Her other passion was for animals, especially cats, and she often took better care of her five stray fur-babies than herself. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two husbands, James Geiger and Thomas P. Way; a stepson, Jimmy Way; a step-daughter, Angela Way; a brother, James “Tinker” Milton; and a brother-in-law, Jimmy Helms.
Survivors include a step-son, Pat Way of Jacksonville, Florida; a stepdaughter and her husband, Lynn and Kenny Sapp of Screven; a sister, Ann Helms, of Hinesville; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Emmitt Milton and Larry and Yvonnie Milton, all of Ludowici; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, including Amber Dover of Columbus, and her spouse, Chris, along with their two children, Michel and Leland; special nieces and their spouses, Patricia and Chaka Santos of Ludowici, Deborah and Ronald Burnette of Jesup; a great-niece, April Warren and husband, Paul, of Northport, Alabama; great-great- niece, Chrislyn Warren, and her daughter, a great-great-great-niece, Mia Warren, who was born on her aunt’s birthday, all of Ludowici; a special great-great nephew, Christopher Warren; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Thursday at the Howard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stan Todd officiating. Burial was in Elim Baptist Church Cemetery.
Family and friends may sign the online register at howardfuneralga.com.
Arrangements were under the direction of Howard Funeral Home in Ludowici.
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