Fri, 08/04/2017 - 2:58pm
Stephen John Pummell
Jesup—Stephen John Pummell, 67, died July 31, 2017, at home under the care of Georgia Hospice Care.
A permanent resident of the United States and a resident of Jesup for the past seven years, he was born on Dec. 29, 1949, in Silvertown, London, England, to the late Walter Joseph Pummell and Violet Rose Gunner Pummell.
He served in the Royal Engineers of England during the Ireland Conflict and later worked as a truck driver for more than 40 years. During his career in truck driving, he was proud of the fact that he had the opportunity to drive musicians Pink Floyd and Sting and also comedian Michael Barrymore from one tour date to another.
According to his family, he wrote beautiful poetry and loved fishing in his spare time. Lovingly referred to as the “Redneck Englishman” by many of his friends, he had even been learning to hunt.
In addition to his parents, his two daughters, Diane Elizabeth Pummell and Carolyn Wilkerson Anderson, both preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Debra Wilkerson Pummell of Jesup; two daughers, Amanda Marshall and Summer Pummell, both of Jesup; one son, Keith Byard of Jesup; a sister and brother-in-law, Irene Elizabeth and Ian Robinson of Bilaricky, Essex, England; a brother, Terry Richard Pummell of Chlemsford, Essex, England; a sister-in-law and her husband, Amanda and Joe Pummell of Essex, England; seven grandchildren and and a grandchild’s spouse, Wynter and Joey Patenaude, Richard C. Nelson, Bridgett and Dustin Sinclair, Austin Nelson, Grace Cravey and Kase Byard; three great-grandchildren, Dallas Sinclair, Jace Patenaude and Kyrianna Patenaude; lifelong special friends, Ian Hewes, Terry Garrett and Malcom and Lisa Wheeler, all of England; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.
The family would like to express a special thanks to Richard Nelson, Austin Nelson, Keith Byard, Nick Baker and Michael Baker Jr. for all their help in taking care of Stephen in his final days. Also, a special thanks to the staff of Georgia Hospice Care.
Remembrances may be made to Howard & Jones Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.
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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Marie Stephens Moxley
Jesup—Marie Stephens Moxley, 87, of Jesup died Aug. 3, 2017, in Harborview Healthcare of Jesup.
The Glynn County native had lived in Wayne County most of her life. She was a member of Crossroads Church of God, a homemaker and a fan of the Atlanta Braves, and she enjoyed working puzzles.
She was predeceased by her husband, George James Moxley.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Eloise and Durwood Stanfield of Jesup and Emily and Jeff Roberson of Jesup, three sons and daughters-in-law, Otis and Sandra Moxley, Silas and Anna Lee Moxley, and James and Betty Moxley all of Jesup; a sister, Alice Miller of Jesup; two brothers, Albert and Bill Stephens, both of Jesup; several grandchildren including Demi and Chris Edenfield of Odum; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Graveside funeral services will be held today (Saturday) at 10 a.m. at Jesup City Cemetery with Pastor Hulet Smith officiating. Family will receive friends at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, send memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Crossroads Church of God,2949 Lanes Bridge Road, Jesup, GA 31545.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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