3.22.17 obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Harvey Lee Davis
Jesup—Harvey Lee Davis, 91, of Jesup died March 17, 2017, of an apparent heart attack.
The Pierce County native lived in Wayne County most of his life and was an active member of Anderson Drive Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, repairing and working with all motor vehicles, and spending time with his family.
He was predeceased by his son, Randy Davis; granddaughters, Tammy Davis and Christy Davis; parents, Doss and Azzlee Thornton Davis; and brother, E.Y. Roberson.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Bertie Roberson Davis of Jesup; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Dale Davis and Kary and Robinette Davis of Jesup; a sister, Louise Gentile of St. Simons Island; a grandson, Brandon Davis; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held March 21 at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Josh Stafford officiating. Interment was in Offerman City Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Danny Ammons, David Brant, Lee Brant, Don Pye, Twiman Vickers, Doug Brooker and John Shaver. Honorary pallbearers were senior adults of Anderson Drive Baptist Church.
Memorial donations may be made to Anderson Drive Baptist Church, 260 Anderson Drive, Jesup, GA 31545.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 
Surujdeo “Deo” Beepath
Jesup—Surujdeo “Deo” Beepath, 68, of Jesup died March 16, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, of complications after heart surgery.
The West Indies native had lived in Wayne County the past 45 years and was owner of Deo’s Service Center in Jesup. He enjoyed cooking, spending time with grandchildren and serving in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Vickie Weaver Beepath of Jesup; a daughter and son-in-law, Daneya and Charles Brown of Guyton; two sons, Annon Beepath of Tallahassee, Florida, and Davon Beepath of Jesup; a brother, Sajan Beepath of Trinidad; two sisters, Dulcie Beepath and Shirley Ramdanhie of Trinidad; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Private memorial services are being held by the family.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Rosie Mae Freeman
Screven—Rosie Mae Freeman, 83, of Screven died March 20, 2017, at her residence and under the care of Southern Care Hospice.
The Arkan-sas native had lived in Wayne County the past 22 years and was a member of House of Worship and Ministries. She taught Sunday school and ministered to children within the church and in the community. Her family named her the “Best Cook in the South,” as she was famous for her fried chocolate pies.
She was preceded in death by her husband the Rev. Ernest “L.J.” Freeman; her parents, Robert and Nettie Iona Roper; her sisters, Mary McCall, Ann Lyle, Juanita Trimmer, Sue Cagle; and her brothers, Claud Roper, Albert Roper, Tom Roper, Billy Joe Roper and Arthur Roper.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Janetta and Tracy Cox of Screven and Brenda and Gary Patnode of Screven; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Geneva Freeman of Venus, Florida; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Joy Roper of Swifton, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with Pastor Mickey Tomberlin officiating. Interment will be in the Screven City Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Tracy Cox Jr., Avery Cox, Danny Cox, Billy Arnold, Kyle Proffitt and Nathan McKinzie. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Southern Care Hospice.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to services at the funeral home.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Lee J. Bouton, Sr.
Jesup—Lee J. Bouton Sr., 65, of Jesup died March 19, 2017, at his residence after an extended illness.
The New York native and former resident of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, had lived in Wayne County the past several years and was a member of Northside Bible Baptist Church. He served his country in the Vietnam conflict as a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 920 in Ilion, New York, and VFW Post No. 1583 in Jesup.
At the age of 17, he became an Eagle Scout and enjoyed being a leader in adulthood. His favorite pastimes were watching Oklahoma University football.
He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Teresa Bouton; sisters, Linda Miller and Grace Bouton; and a brother, Ralph Bouton.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Betty McGauley Bouton of Jesup; a daughter and son-in-law, Melisa and David Bowerman of Pauls Valley; a son, Lee J. Bouton Jr. of Pauls Valley; three grandchildren, Shawn Tuverville of Jesup, Patrick Bowerman of Pauls Valley, and Dayton Bouton of Sulfur, Oklahoma; a great-grandson, Bryson Tuberville of Jesup;  two sisters and brothers-in-law, Louise and Butch Clark and Doris and Chris Scheiderick, all of Ilion; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Sharon Bouton of Port St. Lucie, Florida, and Glenn and Mary Lou Bouton of Ilion; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville with military honors and Pastor Anthony Hipps officiating.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Gary Lee Robbins
Jesup—Gary Lee Robbins, 54, of Jesup died March 17, 2017, of an apparent heart attack.
The New York native had lived in Wayne County the past 10 years and was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Ludowici. He was a retired masonry worker and a lawn-care provider. He enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Miller Robbins of Jesup; parents, Joseph and Doris Martin Robbins of Denmark, New York; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy and Mark Widrick and Rebecca and David Lapp of Denmark, New York; a brother and sister-in-law, Joseph A. and Joleen Robbins of Resaca; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church with Pastor Terry Sellers officiating. Interment will be private.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.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.
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