Fri, 03/02/2018 - 3:18pm Jesup1
Rinehart & Sons
Margaret Sweat Manning
Jesup—Margaret Sweat Manning, 86, of Jesup died March 1, 2018, in Wayne Memorial Hospital under the care of Nightingale Home Healthcare, Affinis Hospice of Vidalia and Hospice of South Georgia.
The Wayne County native was a member of Church of God of Prophecy and a homemaker. She was a seamstress who loved to make beautiful clothes for her children. She loved to worship the Lord through singing, prayer, playing the guitar and working in her garden.
She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Elijah Manning; a son, Daryl Manning; her parents, Rob and Eunice Sweat; a great-grandson, Nolan Elijah McDaniel; and a nephew, Alan Sweat.
Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Vonda and David Hannah, Donna and Ross Highsmith and Carla Manning, all of Jesup; five grandchildren and their spouses, Matthew and Amber McDaniel, Michelle McDaniel, Kali and Chase Yeomans, Klint and Heather Highsmith and Krista Highsmith; a great-granddaughter, Kambri Highsmith; a niece and her husband, Angie and Carl Futch of Jesup; and a nephew, Mike Sweat of Brunswick.
Funeral services will be held today (Saturday) at 11 a.m. at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with the Rev. Harold Hand, the Rev. Paul Rhoden and the Rev. Gary Ryals officiating.
Interment will be in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her family and friends.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jesup—Mark Thompson, 64, died Feb. 27, 2018, under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.
He was born on Jan. 1, 1954, in Wayne County to the late Pat and Ruby Westberry Thompson. He lived in New Jersey for many years and he worked as chief technician at Jersey City Medical Center Renal Unit. He moved back to Georgia almost 30 years ago and continued his career with Coastal Dialysis in Savannah. He loved helping people. When his loved ones were ill, he would research their illness and try to bring some sort of comfort and healing to their lives.
He loved gardening, fishing, crabbing and shrimping in his spare time.
In addition to his parents, his brothers and sisters Ronald Thompson, Bobbie Jean Linto, Anne McReady, Eackman Thompson, Clyde Thompson and Leonard Thompson preceded him in death.
Survivors include his companion of many years, Lorna Reyes of Meridian; brothers and sisters, Aletha Todd and Lillian Harris of Jesup, Jerry Thompson of Sumpter, South Carolina and Vonnie Thompson of Jesup; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended-family members.
Funeral services were held March 2 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home with Elder Tommy Kelly officiating.
Interment followed in Thompson Family Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Alvin Dixon, A.J. Dixon, Kenny Brooker, Daniel Collado, Vincent Collado, Barbara Yocum and Gail Dixon.
Honorary pallbearers was the staff of Hospice of South Georgia.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook online at www.jesupfuneralhome.com.
Howard & Jones Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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