8.26.17 Obituaries

Herman Eugene Sloan
Brunswick--Herman Eugene Sloan, 79, died after a sudden illness on Aug. 23, 2017, at home under the care of Hospice of the Golden Isles.
He was born on July 19, 1938, in Hortense to the late William Arthur and Mary Adams Sloan. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps and worked for many years as a pipefitter and welder with B&W in Brunswick before opening his own business, Sloan Roofing and Repairs Inc., which he was still operating until about three months before his death.
He was a member of One Life at a Time Ministries in Hortense and a former member of Civitan International in Brunswick. He was known as a hard worker and devoted himself to his family. In his spare time, he enjoyed putting puzzles together and spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Barbara Dean Teston Sloan; his sisters, Onie Flowers, Florence Blaylock and Ocie Flowers; his brother, Burt Sloan; and his two sons-in-law, Richard Davis and Richard Taylor.
Survivors include his wife and loyal companion of more than 30 years, Marie Sloan of Brunswick; children and their spouses, Anthony Eugene and Brittany Sloan of Brunswick, Micheal and Gwen Short of Hickox, Donna Elizabeth Davis of Hortense, Deborah Sue and Jimmy Davis of Hortense, Tina Cheyenne Taylor of Brunswick, Angela and Mike Alewine of Hortense and Lena Cheyenne Sloan of Calhoun; a sister and brother-in-law, Zubie and Jack Wolverton of King, North Carolina; five brothers and sisters-in-law, William “Vet” and Burnette Sloan of Brunswick, Eugene and Lois Sloan of Jesup, Allen and Sarah Sloan of Buford, Herschel and Patricia Sloan of Cape Coral, Florida, and Robert and Iris Sloan of Hortense; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.
Funeral services were held Aug. 25 at Hortense Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Jimmy Davis, the Rev. Larry Johns, the Rev. Hinton Johnson and the Rev. Rob Hutto officiating.
Interment followed in Satilla Cemetery with military honors rendered by the United States Marine Corps.
Active pallbearers were Wayne Flowers, Howard Flowers, Ross Flowers, Lloyd Flowers, Wendell Flowers, Jim Westberry, Chris Wolverton and Hugh Wolverton.
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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Robert “Poorjack” Jackson
Jesup—Robert “Poorjack” Jackson, 67, of Jesup died on Aug. 23, 2017, at Harborview Health Systems in Jesup.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1949, to the late John Jackson and Eula Mae Curry-Jackson. “Poorjack,” as he was affectionately known by close family and friends, was a retiree of the Department of Transportation. He was preceded in death by both parents and a brother, Willie L. Curry.
He is survived by his loving daughter, Natalie Jackson-Collins of Waycross; three grandchildren, Faith, Sincere and Akira Collins of Waycross; his siblings, Willie J. Randolph, Bernard Curry, Joseph Jackson, Sammie L. Jackson, Jimmie L. Jackson, James E. Jackson, John Jackson, Josephine Reddish and Regina Shipman, all of Jesup; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A viewing will be held today (Saturday) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Royal Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. John First Born Holiness Church, 386 W. Poplar St, Jesup. Interment will follow in Sunset Oaks Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Jesup.
Royal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Teresa Rhae Simpson
Jesup—Teresa Rhae Simpson, 50, of Jesup died Aug. 22, 2017, after an extended illness.
The Wayne County native and former resident of Brunswick was a waitress and enjoyed reading, writing, animals and listening to music.
She was predeceased by her parents, Bill and Virginia Simpson and a sister, Virginia Diane Simpson.
Survivors include her son, Wesley Baker of Jesup; two sisters, Antionette Pelosi of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Catherine Giordano of Morgantown, Pennsylvania; a brother, William J. Simpson of Satellite Beach, Florida; a niece, Terri Riggins of Brunswick; and a nephew, William Anderson of Brunswick.
Funeral services were held Aug. 25 from Rinehart and Sons Chapel with the Rev. Wayne “Rooster” Manning Jr. officiating. Private interment was in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Alderson Brannen
Jesup—Ruth Alderson Brannen, 85, of Jesup and Brunswick died Aug. 23, 2017, in the Sears Manor Nursing Home.
The Virginia native had lived in Wayne and Glynn counties most of her life and was a former employee of Friedman Jewelers. She enjoyed visiting with friends and sharing with family.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Talmadge Brannen and Harold C. Burnem; a sister, Ozella “Happy” Roberts; and several other siblings.
Survivors include her stepchildren and their spouses, Lucy and Dan Lee of Hardeeville, South Carolina, Kathy and Willie Brown of Brunswick, Jackie Jones of Waynesville, Harold and Natalie Burnem of Brunswick, and Lynn and Peggy Burnem of Screven; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Chapel Park, 1180 Cate Road, Brunswick. The Rev. Wayne White will officiate.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edison “Eddie” Looney
Jesup—Edison “Eddie” Looney, 88, of Jesup died Aug. 24, 2017, at his residence under the care of his daughter, June Ward, and Hospice of South Georgia.
The Virginia native had lived in Wayne County most of his adult life and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran. The retired ITT Rayonier employee loved to hunt and fish and adored his dog, Attaboy.
He was predeceased by his wife, Elvy Spell Looney; grandson, Michael Culpepper Jr.; five brothers, Roy, Ralph, Charlie, Ray and Roger Looney; and a sister, Frankie Charles.
Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and Michael Culpepper of Odum, June Ward and Judy Chapman, both of Jesup, and Joan Anderson of Waycross; eight grandchildren, Mike, Denom, Kristy, Josh, Magan, Rodney, Sean and Levi; 10 great-grandchildren, Brittny, Braiden, Matthew, Mallery, Caleb, Aden, Brendon, Railee, Taven and Sawyer; a great-great-grandchild, Jaxson; six sisters and two brothers-in-law, Goldie and Kyle Fleming, Rosa Tobler, Susie Smith, Viola Willett, Ida Mae and Pat Roberts and Dorthy Owens; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with the Rev. Stanley Todd officiating. Interment will be in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Denom Ward, Levi Ward, Matthew Culpepper, Sean Chapman, Rodney Chapman and Josh Anderson.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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