2.7.18 Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
James Luther Graham
Jesup—James Luther Graham, 88, of Jesup died Feb. 4, 2018, after an extended illness.
The Wayne County native was a member and deacon of Little Creek Baptist Church. He was a retired Rayonier employee and enjoyed fishing, gardening and being with his family.
He was predeceased by his brothers, John, Ed, Gene and Tommy Graham.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Betty Bennett Graham of Jesup; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Mario Anastasia of Buford and Lynn and the Rev. Jack Lee of Jesup; a son, Dr. James Luther Graham Jr. of Tifton; two sisters, Evon Johnson and Avie Lee Thornton, both of Jesup; six grandchildren, Tammy Bellew, Larry Watson Jr., Jessica Bowen, Danielle Hall, Raina Graham and Deven Graham; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held Feb. 6, 2018, at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with the Rev. Jack Lee, the Rev. Charles Smith and the Rev. Shon Cunningham officiating. Interment was in the Little Creek Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were his family members.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 
Dr. Benjamin C. Wilson
Odum—Dr. Benjamin C. Wilson, 94, of Odum died Feb. 4, 2018.
He operated a chiropractor office in Wayne County for 40 years and was a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran of World War II.
He was predeceased by his wife of 69 years, Idonia Wilson.
Survivors include a daughter, Diane Godwin of Jesup; three sons and daughters-in-law, Ben and Teresa Wilson of Odum, Matthew and Teresa Wilson of Jesup, and Bart and Karen Wilson of Orlando, Florida; two brothers, John Wilson of Adel and Joe Wilson of Opelousas, Louisiana; a sister, Martha Galle of Vancleave, Mississippi; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Memorial services are being held by the family.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Mary Drawdy Diaz
Jesup—Mary Drawdy Diaz, 83, of Jesup died Feb. 1, 2018, after an extended illness.
Funeral services were held Feb. 4 at Rinehart and Sons Chapel.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 
Gary Wayne ‘Gator’ Swain
Jesup—Gary Wayne “Gator” Swain, 62, of Jesup died Feb. 3, 2018, after an extended illness.
Memorial services will be held by the family.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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