6.10.17 Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Fredrick Michael “Mike” Smith
Jesup—Fredrick Michael “Mike” Smith of Jesup and Charle-ston, South Carolina, died June 7, 2017, after a long battle with leukemia.
The Indiana native had lived in Wayne County the past year and was a former construction manager with Global Performance in Greenville, South Carolina. He was a Baptist and enjoyed boating and construction make-overs.
Survivors include his wife, Terry Hodges Odom Smith of Jesup; a sister, Judy Smith of Indianapolis, Indiana; a nephew, Eric Smith of Madison, Indiana; a great-nephew, Ethan Smith; two stepsons and a stepdaughter-in-law, Tim and Julie Odom and Marcus Odom, all of Jesup; a granddaughter, Shelby Odom; and a great-granddaughter, Kenlea Daniels.
Private memorial services will be held by the family.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Burley Michael Davis
Jesup—Burley Michael Davis, 62, of Jesup died June 8, 2017, in Wayne Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
The Wayne County native was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church, a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired employee of Georgia Narrow Fabrics.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and rearing Jack Russell dogs.
He was predeceased by his parents, Burley Davis and Joan Westberry Beaver.
Survivors include his wife, Aggie Davis of Jesup; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Dixie Davis of Jesup; a grandson, Austin Tyre of Jesup; a stepdaughter and her husband, Rebecca and Alex Bailey of Jesup; a stepson and his wife, LaDon and Celina Crawford of Jesup; stepgrandchildren, Kasey and Kayla Crawford, and Chanz and Rena Roland; a sister and brother-in-law, Shawn and Craig Yeomans of Jesup; a brother and sister-in-law, Gary Stephen and Brenda Davis of Jesup; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held by the family.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup is in charge of arrangements.
 
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Johnnie Mae Phillips
Jesup—Johnnie Mae Phillips, 72, died June 4, 2017, at Harborview Healthcare in Jesup.
She was born Dec. 4, 1944, to John W. Phillips and Lottie Mae Maxwell in Wayne County. She was a member of New Emory Chapel United Methodist Church and spent most of her life as a homemaker. She enjoyed fishing and caring for her family and neighboring friends, according to her family.
She was preceded in death by both parents, John and Lottie Mae Maxwell; her stepfather, Festers Moses; two brothers, Ora Akins and Larry Phillips; her grandmother, Ada Blake; two nieces, Laura Nadene Pittman and Debra Rooks; and a nephew, Carl Phillips.
Survivors include her only daughter and son-in-law, Renelda and Warn Coney of Jesup; four grandchildren, Demetrice Roberson, Calandra Cooper, Ayesha Roberson and Kamien Taylor, all of Jesup; three great-grandchildren, Tyrianna Cromartie, Ayla Roberson and Adrianna Shipman; two godchildren, Tony Reddish of Jesup and Valerie Wright of Atlanta; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Norma and Dale Bennett of Jesup, Elzina Green of Brooklyn, New York, and Shirlene and Larry Armstrong of Jesup; three brothers, Leroy Young of Jesup, James Phillips of Brooklyn, New York, and Carliss Phillips with Wendy Lane of Douglas; a special nephew that was like a son, Patrick Armstrong of Jacksonville, Florida; three special friends, Ethel Mae Wilson, Shirley Brown and Riley Bush, all of Jesup; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services are today (Saturday) at 1 p.m. at New Emory Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 311 N. Hickory St.
Royal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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