3.18.17 Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Eunice Caroline Driggers
Jesup—Eunice Caroline Driggers died on March 12, 2017.
Born in Savannah on Jan. 22, 1926, she lived most of her life in Jacksonville, Florida. She was known by her sweet smile and encouraging way of making things better. Her quick wit and hilarious habit of forgetting the punch line on her many jokes made life fun, according to her family.
She loved God and faithfully served Him with her whole heart, her familly said, and she taught her children of God’s grace and mercy by the example of her life.
She was a faithful and active member of Woodstock Park Baptist and Park Lane Baptist churches.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Sherod Rodney Driggers Jr., and their son David Driggers.
Survivors included a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and John Brown; a son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Peggy Driggers; grandchildren and their spouses, Jason and Meloney Brown, Carrie Brown, Rodney and Jessica Driggers and Shelby and Kyle Driggers; great-grandchildren, Chloe Driggers, Henry Driggers, Weston Gulledge, Jonathan Brown, Austin and Dalton Jackson; and special nieces, nephews and many precious friends.
The family expresses appreciation for the kindness she received while in the care of Hospice of South Georgia in Jesup and requests that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to it.
Funeral services were held March 17 at Park Lane Baptist Church with interment at Riverside Memorial Park.
Hardage-Giddens Town & Country Funeral Home and Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.  
 
William Bailey “Bill” Williams Jr.
Jesup—William Bailey “Bill” Williams Jr., 72, of Jesup died March 15, 2017, in Altamaha Healthcare Center after an extended illness.
The Wayne County native was a retired plumber and electrician who enjoyed fishing and family gatherings. He was predeceased by his wife, Juanita Manning Williams; a granddaughter, Lorali Williams; parents, W.B. and Minnie Lee Watson Williams; sisters, Diane Williams, Juline Poppell, Evelyn Albert and Jewell Westberry; and brothers, Alvin Williams, Danny Williams, Wade J. Williams and Mickey Williams.
Survivors include his daughters, Nora Williams of Hampton, South Carolina, Jennifer Baker of Thomson, Laurie Westmoreland of Douglas, and Sherry Gomez of Lakeland, Florida; sons, Jason Williams of Jesup, Billy Williams of Newberry, South Carolina, and Darrell Williams of Hampton; grandchildren, Victoria Baker, J. J. Baker, Cassie Williams, Heather Williams, Izabel Williams, Kimberly Elliott, Barbara Withrow, Faith Withrow, Cherity Westmoreland, Hope Reyes, Alex Reyes, Carlos Reyes, Willie Williams, Amanda Williams, Jacob McQueen, Oliver Williams, Ervin Williams and Shi’Ann Whinnery; a brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Jane  Williams of Jesup; mother-in-law, Lucille Manning of Jesup; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today (Saturday) at 11 a.m. at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Manning officiating. Interment will be in Little Creek Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Allen Stoneking, Eugene Williams, Lewis Williams, Earl Woods, Shi’Ann Whinnery and Mitchell Branch.
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.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
 
Debra T. Popwell
Jesup—Debra T. Popwell, 59, of Jesup, died March 16, 2017 in Jesup Healthcare after an extended illness.
The Wayne County native was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, the Suzanna Wesley Sunday School Class, Hattie Rogers United Metho-dist Women and the church choir. She was a Good Samaritan volunteer and loved sending cards.
She was predeceased by her parents, Ashley and Eva Popwell.
Survivors include two sisters and a brother-in-law, Barbara Griffis of Jesup and Dorothy P. and Eugene Davis of Madison, Florida; a special cousin, Doris Corry; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held March 20 at 11 a.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church with Pastor Melissa Traver and the Rev. Hulet Smith officiating.  Interment will be in Jesup City Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her friends.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to services at the church
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1134, Jesup, GA  31598; Animal Refuge (ARF), P.O. Box 432, Jesup, GA  31598; Good Samaritan Center, 395 S. West Broad St., Jesup, GA  31545; or Boys & Girls Club of the Altamaha Area, 550 E. Orange St., Jesup, GA  31546.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
 
Howard-Jones
 
Barbara Engly Spradley Teringer
Jesup—Barbara Engly Spradley Teringer, 61, of Jesup died March 15, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah after an extended illness surrounded by her family.
A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, she was born on Nov. 25, 1955, to Vernon Spradley and the late Virginia Ellenor Manning Spradley. She was a member of Manningtown Church of God and was preceded in death by two brothers, Wyman Vincent “Geno” Spradley and Joseph Vernon “BoBo” Spradley.
She was a homemaker and second mother to all the children in the family and had worked with handicapped children in the Wayne County school system.  She also worked many years for Martha Jean Burns at the Fair Haven shelter and devoted her life to her family and her work.  “Miss Barbara,” as she was known, “never met a stranger,” and everyone she met was left with a lasting impression, her family said. She was considered a wonderful cook and loved to cook for her family.  She went to great lengths to make sure all were full and satisfied.  Her giving spirit would not allow her to ever turn away a person in need, according to her family.  
Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Theodore Lawrence “Ted” Teringer Sr. of Jesup; father, Vernon Spradley of Jesup; two sons, Theodore Lawrence “Teddy” Teringer Jr.  and Creighton Travis Teringer of Jesup; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Orman and Debra Spradley, Jeremiah and Sharon Spradley of Jesup; a sister-in-law,  Debbie Clark Spradley of Jesup; two grandchildren, Brianna Teringer and Elijah Rousey Teringer of Jesup; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and other extended members.
Funeral services will be held today (Saturday) at 2 p.m. at Howard and Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Manning and the Rev. Tim Fulmer officiating. 
Active pallbearers will be Joey Spradley, Shannon Spradley, Wendall Spradley, Wyman Spradley Jr., Joel Secora and Bob Zipf. 
Honorary pallbearers will be Preston McDaniel, Alan Spradley, Cecil Aspinwall and Josh Corry.
Interment will be in Manningtown Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook online at www.jesupfuneralhome.com.
Howard & Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
 
Royal
 
David L. Jones
Jesup—David L. Jones, 67, of Jesup, died March 13, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.  
He was born June 19, 1949, in Blakely to Jasper Gay Jones and Mattie Mitchell-Gay. 
He received his education in the Wayne County Training School and Hodgens Job Corp. He was a dedicated member and deacon of Greater St. James Temple in Screven where he served faithfully until his health would no longer allow him to do so, according to his family.  
He retired from CSX Railroad after 20 years of employment. Before CSX, he worked at Allied Container in Jacksonville, Florida. His hobbies included cooking, studying the Bible and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jasper Gay Jones and Mattie Mitchell-Gay.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Martha Williams-Jones; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Conswala and Randy Gibbs of Alexandria, Virginia, Kenyatta and Anthony Tillman of Augusta, and Tacosa Jones-Polite of  Screven; one sister and one brother-in-law, Sallie and Tommy Gordon of Waycross; one brother and one sister-in-law, James and Sarah Jones of Jacksonville, Florida; one sister in-law, Mary Felden Dickens of Jesup; four brothers- in-law a their spouse, Warren and Dee Williams of Augusta, Lanzy Williams of Augusta, Heny I. Williams of Fort Lauderdale, Ronald Williams of Greenville, South Carolina; five grandchildren, Alenzie and Kamille of Tillman of Augusta and Tacaurry Jones, Maziya Frazier and Malichi Polite, all of Screven; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held today (Saturday) at Greater St. James Temple, located at 535 White Star Road in Screven from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Gilead Gospel Church, located at 256 N. Macon St. in Jesup.
Royal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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