Fri, 08/11/2017 - 3:32pm Jesup1
Rinehart & Sons
Patricia Kay “Pat” Smith-Rentz
Jesup—Patricia Kay “Pat” Smith-Rentz, 68, of Jesup died Aug. 9, 2017, after a short illness.
The Wayne County native was a Baptist and owner of Smith Auto Mart and Georgia Kay’s Hair & Tanning Boutique. She was a former licensed practical nurse and enjoyed being a part of so many business ventures.
She loved being a mother and grandmother and being involved in activities with them.
She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Margaret Reddish Fulford; a daughter, Georgia Kay Woods; and a granddaughter, Riley Kay Franklin.
Survivors include her husband, Larry T. Rentz of Jesup; a sister, Ann Hill of Jesup; a brother, John Joseph Reddish of Reids-ville; a grandson, Ashton Day of Jesup; two nephews, Tom Fulk of Kingsland and Rodney Fulk of Jesup; a great-nephew, Johnathan Fulk; a great-niece, Lilly Fulk; two stepdaughters, Roxine Denison of Brunswick, and Melissa Rentz of Mount Pleasant; and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Calvin Anderson and the Rev. Mickey Tomberlin officiating.
Interment will be in the Jesup City Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Billy Cooksey, Tom Fulk, Travis Thornton, David Hubbs Jr., Grant Lewis and Rodney Fulk. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Hospice of South Georgia.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to service.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
Lois Deen Crosby
Jesup—Lois Deen Crosby, 91, of Jesup died Aug. 9, 2017, in Wayne Memorial Hospital.
The Appling County native and longtime resident had lived in Jesup for the past nine years and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church’s Donnie Howard Sunday School Class. She was a former member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Baxley and was a much-loved friend and “prayer warrior” to many.
She was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Cecil “Conley” Crosby; a daughter, Betty Sue Tanner; and a son, Billy Joe Everett.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lola “Jane” and Ferrell O’Quinn of Jesup; a son-in-law, Donald Tanner of Gonzales, Louisiana; three grandchildren and their spouses, Shaun and Holly O’Quinn of Jesup, Kelly and Natasha O’Quinn of Jesup, and Carl and Mindy Tanner of Gonzales; five great-grandchildren, Ally O’Quinn, John Conley “J.C.” O’Quinn, Emma Grace O’Quinn and Brylie O’Quinn, all of Jesup, and Donald Carl Tanner of Gonzales; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held Aug. 11 at Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Vann Dempsey officiating. Graveside funeral services followed at Satilla Baptist Church Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Donnie Howard Sunday School Class of Calvary Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 9, Jesup, GA 31598 and Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Boulevard, Jesup, GA 31545.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
James Everette Johns
Kingsland—James Everette Johns, 81, of Kingsland died Aug. 10, 2017, after an extended illness.
The Hillsborough County, Florida, native had lived in Camden County the past several years and attended Camden Baptist Church. He was a retired dredging engineer and an avid knife maker and metal worker, and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was predeceased by his former wives, Bobbye Johns and Betty Hall Brazell Johns; a daughter, Cindy Diane Knowles; a son, James Richard “Ricky” Johns; a stepson, David Allen Brazell; and a stepdaughter, Linda Brazell Fox.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Freddy and Kathy Johns and William “Billy” Ernest Johns, all of Brooksville, Florida; a stepson and his wife, Scott and Missy Brazell of Kingsland; two sisters, Retha and Virginia; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services were held Aug. 11 at Brazell-Peeples Cemetery with the Rev. Dan McLucas officiating.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup was in charge of arrangements.
Michael Anthony Worley
Jesup—Michael Anthony Worley, 60, of Jesup, died on Aug. 9, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 2, 1957, to the late James Johnson and Geraldine Dunnigan in Gainesville, Florida.
Educated in the Wayne County school system, he was a 1975 graduate. A Georgia Department of Transportation employee for more than 20 years, he also worked mill shutdowns. He was raised by his stepfather, George Dunnigan Sr.
He was preceded in death by both parents and a brother, Gary Johnson.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Worley of Waycross; his six daughters, Kristy Bush of Waycross, Nicole Leggett of Jesup, Shonda Worley and Taquilla Worley of Blackshear, Mikell Hill of Orlando, Florida, and Shantell Worley of Patterson; one who was like a son, Bobby Worthy of Patterson; a special friend, Mary Lee of Jesup; his siblings, Phyllis McCray of Jesup, Maria Harris of Savannah, Thomas Worley of Pooler, George Dunnigan Jr. of Augusta, and James Dunnigan of Atlanta; a sister in-law, Alene Johnson of Jesup; a niece that was like a daughter, Latosha Worley, of Jesup; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held today (Saturday) at Love and Faith Chapel Church, 311 East Pine Street, at 1 p.m. Services will be followed by cremation.
Royal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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