7.3.19 obituaries


Linda Manning Adams

Jesup--Linda Manning Adams, 60, of Jesup died June 30, 2019.

The Wayne County native attended Manningtown Church of God and was a former cashier for many years at several stores.

She was predeceased by her son, Joey Adams; parents, Silver and Margaret Manning; sister, Leola Smith; and brothers, Daniel Manning and Bennett Adkins.

Survivors include her granddaughter, Kayleigh Adams of Jesup; sister, Irene M. Stanley of Jesup; brothers, Ray (Sherry) Ellis and Nelson Manning of Jesup; sisters-in-law, Winnie Manning of Jesup and Kathy Adkins of Tennessee; and special cousin, Pam Phillips

Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 3 p.m. at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Fulmer officiating. Interment will be in Manningtown Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be family.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Barbara Roberson Barnes

Screven—Barbara Roberson Barnes of Screven, 70, died June 30, 2019, under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.

The Wayne County native was a member of Ritch Missionary Baptist Church and a retired safety and training instructor with Carolina Turkey Company. She was a former employee of Waynline, a homemaker and a former member of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed fishing, flowers and birds.

She was predeceased by her parents, Carlisle and Melvine Roberson; former husband and father of her sons, Joe Barnes; sister, Elaine “Sissy” Roberson; and brother, Billy Crews.

Survivors include her sons, Tony (Annamaria) Barnes of Appling, Larry (Misty) Barnes of Screven, and Barry (Sarah) Barnes of Patterson; grandchildren, Barbara (Kyle) Desjardins, Sarah Barnes, Valeria Barnes, Nathan Barnes, Jaden Barnes, Lainie Barnes and Lindsay Barnes; great-grandchildren, Annamaria and Savannah Desjardins; two sisters, Mardale (Pat) Lackey and Julie Samples; three brothers, Jimmy (Mary Ann) Roberson, Tommy (Judy) Roberson and Ray (Lil) Johnson; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m. at Ritch Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Rick Brown and the Rev. Benji McReady officiating.  Interment will be in Screven City Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jake Trebil, Ross Gardner, Max Martinkoski, Kyle Desjardins, Seth Fenn and Jeremiah Overstreet. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Joy Sunday School Class and the Ladies of Church Ministry.

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 Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA  31545.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Ruby Lee Johns Morgan Griffis

Jesup--Ruby Lee Johns Morgan Griffis, 84, of Jesup died June 28, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.

The Brantley County native lived most of her life in Wayne County and was a lifelong member of Jesup Church of God. She retired from Wayne Memorial Hospital as a nursery nurse and was a devoted children’s Sunday school teacher and children’s church leader for many years.

She was predeceased by her late husbands, Allen John “A.J.” Morgan and Dennis Edwin Griffis; parents, Frederick Johns and Bessie Griffis; and siblings, Virginia Spradley, Effie Mae Johns, Ida Mae Wrenn, Fred “Buddy” Johns and Earl Melton.

Survivors include a son, Danny (Maralyn) Morgan of Jesup; a daughter, Janice M. Spell of Jesup; a son-in-law, Larry Spell of Screven; stepsons, Dennis (Ruth) Griffis of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, Jim (Jan) Griffis of Greenbrier, Tennessee, and Glen (Monika) Griffis of Alexandria, Virginia; grandchildren, Dr. Larissa (Josh) Fenn, Brandy Spell, Dr. Katie (Rob) Hudgens, Elizabeth (Dexter) Brand, Shannon Harris, Brianna Drew, Russell Drew, Molly Griffis, Caroline Griffis, Katie Griffis and Alex Griffis; a special niece, Sheila (Cal) Rinehart, and her children, Jakob, Kenna, Riley and Logan Rinehart; and great-grandchildren, Autumn Geiger, Christopher Geiger, Morgana Fenn, Holden Fenn, James Oliver Hudgens, Gabriel Harmon, Juliette Harris, Krissi Drew, Zaylee Drew and Layla Drew.

Funeral services were held July 1 at Rinehart Chapel with the Rev. Stanley Todd and the Rev. Lee Owens officiating. Interment followed in Jesup City Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Robert Morgan, Calvin Strickland, Josh Sikes, Cal Rinehart, Russell Drew, Jakob Rinehart and Robert Middleton. Honorary pallbearers were the Jesup Church of God Adult Sunday School Class, Screven First Baptist Adult Sunday School Class, staffs of Hospice of South Georgia and Dr. Robert Pumpelly.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA 31545.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Nora Ware Haseler

Jesup--Nora Ware Haseler, 69, of Jesup died June 30, 2019.

The New York native lived in Wayne County the past 30 years and was the widow of Paul Henry Haseler.

Survivors include her daughters, Tina (Charles) Chrysler and Jennifer Haseler of Jesup; grandchildren, Kellen, Jasmin and Myranda Hilton; and a special friend, Christine Schultz of Jesup.

Memorial services will be held by the family.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Jason Michael Walker

Jesup--Jason Michael Walker, 35, died June 28, 2019, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, after a lengthy illness.

A resident of Jesup for the past 10 years and a former resident of Augusta, he was born on April 6, 1984, in Beaufort, South Carolina He was a diehard Pittsburgh Steelers fan and a plumber and pipe fitter by trade who enjoyed fishing with his dad and listening to music in his spare time.

Survivors include his two sons, Atticus and Jack of Augusta; father, Jack W. Walker of Jesup; mother, Chris A. Walker of Jesup; grandmother, Mary Gore of Tabor City, North Carolina; uncle, Robert and Paula Walker of Jesup; aunts, Jeanette Walker of Statesboro and Valrie Walker Todd of Tabor City; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended-family members.

Memorial services were held June 30 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup.

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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