4.7.18 Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Dorothy Crosby Danels
Hinesville—Dorothy Crosby Danels, 80, of Hinesville and formerly of Jesup died April 3, 2018, under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.
The Wayne County native was a faithful member of Grace Assembly of God and the Senior Adult Sunday School Class. She retired in 1997 as the Department of Defense commissary manager at Fort Stewart.
She was predeceased by her son, Curtis Strickland; a daughter, Sharon Bearden; a grandson, Michael Beck; parents, Joseph and Gertrude Crosby; and siblings, Nellie Krakow, Frances Sapp and Barbara Brown.
Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Thomas J. Danels of Hinesville; daughters, Brenda Herrod Gonzalez of Hinesville and Janet Frederic of Opelika, Alabama; a son-in-law, Kent Bearden of Hinesville; two sisters, Joann Dukes of Odum and Vivian Brown of Jesup; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today (Saturday) at 11 a.m. at Grace Assembly of God with Pastor Dale Bange and David Griffis officiating. Interment will be in New Home Cemetery, New Home Church Road, Patterson.
Memorials may be made to Grace Assembly of God, 2324 Rayonier Road, Jesup, GA 31545 or Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA 31545.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Howard & Jones
 
Herbert Leonard Poppell
Odum—Leonard Poppell, 78, died April 5, 2018, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.
A native and lifelong resident of Odum, he was born on June 22, 1939, to the late Robie and Doris Ridgdill Poppell. He was a 1957 graduate of Odum High School and attended Brewton Parker College in Mount Vernon. He worked for several years at Rayonier, until 1966, when he purchased the old Pearce’s Drug and Hardware Store in Odum. He operated the newly formed business Poppell’s Hardware and later Poppell’s Amoco and Hardware with his father for more than 30 years, until 1996, when the store was closed as a result of the widening of Highway 341. He then became a full-time farmer and worked with Clary Fertilizer until his retirement.
He served on the Odum City Council for several years and was a former member of the Odum Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Norma O’Quinn Poppell of Odum; a son, Ralph Edward Poppell of New York and Atlanta; a double first cousin, Linda Poppell Smith, and husband, Judge G.R. Smith, of Savannah; cousins Joshua Poppell Smith and family of Savannah and Benjamin Ridgdill Smith and family of Atlanta; and many other cousins and extended-family members.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Saturday) in Odum City Cemetery with the Rev. Carl Ledbetter and Pastor Mike Whelan officiating.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook online at www.jesupfuneralhome.com.
Howard & Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Jesup, Georgia 31545
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