9.7.16 Obituaries

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Ronald E. Sluder
Ellabell—Ronald E. “Ronnie” Sluder, 72, of Ellabell and Midway died Sept. 1, 2016, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah after an extended illness.
The Tennessee native had lived in Savannah for most of his adult life and enjoyed living in the Lake George area in Midway for the past few years. The U.S. Army veteran served in multiple Vietnam tours and was a three-time Purple Heart recipient. After retirement from the International Union of Operating Engineers, the Corvette enthusiast enjoyed camping, listening to Blue Grass music and spending time with his beloved dog, Missy, and his friends.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Haley Arnold Sluder of Odum; two granddaughters, Maggi and Ada Sluder of Odum; a sister, Robin Miller of Tennessee; a brother and sister-in-law, Dave and Judy Sluder of Tennessee; and a niece and nephew.
Graveside funeral services were held Sept. 5 at New Hope Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Horne officiating.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE No.M20, Atlanta, GA 30326.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 
Alvin Westberry
Nashville—Alvin Westberry, 75, of Nash-ville died Sept. 4, 2016, at Pruitt Health Crestwood Nursing Home in Valdosta.
The Appling County native lived in Wayne County for a few years and was a member of the Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a retired electrician and auto mechanic and enjoyed saltwater fishing.
He was predeceased by his parents, Sim and Jincy Teston Westberry; a daughter, Wanda Joyce Gray; sons, Mark and Michael Westberry; sisters, Viola Westberry, Claudia Davenport, Josie Wiggins and Edith Roberson; brothers, Mack, Theo, Albert, Lankford and George Westberry.
Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Susan and Joe Davis of Willacoochee, Deborah Smith of Ludowici, and Maria and Henry DeGrace of New Bedford, Mass.; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Naomi Parker of Hinesville; brothers, Eugene Westberry of LaGrange and Gordon Westberry of Ludowici; a son-in-law, Danny Gray of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m. at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eric Rentz officiating. Interment will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be his family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to services at the funeral home.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Linda Clark
Jesup—Linda Clark, 68, of Jesup died Sept. 3, 2016, after an extended illness.
The Savannah native lived in Wayne County most of her life, was a member of Northside Baptist Church and a homemaker. Her beautiful, contagious smile would light up the room and her pleasant personality carried over into her cooking and caring for her family.
She was predeceased by her infant son, Dennis John Clark; parents, Charles and Gloria Martin; a sister, Melonie Martin; an infant brother, Barry Martin; and a son-in-law, Chris Smith.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Glenn Clark of Jesup; daughters and son-in-law, Tammy and Kevin Crowell of Fenwick, Mich., and Tanya Smith of Jesup; a son, Mark Clark of Jesup; grandchildren and their spouses, Madison and Jesse Horton, Jenna and Julia Crowell, Gaige Clark, Hunter, Caleb and Alyssa Smith; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Stephanie Martin of Hinesville; a mother-in-law, Ernestine P. Clark of Jesup; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Kevin Crowell officiating. Interment will be in Jesup City Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Lee Mitchell, Tim Odom, Jamie Vann, Jimmy Pate, Jerry Miller and Gerald Edenfield.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rinehartandsons.com.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
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Edna Tuten Dart
Jesup—Edna Tuten Dart, 80, died Sept. 2, 2016, at Harborview Health Systems under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.
A native and lifelong resident of Jesup, she was born on March 26, 1936, to the late Edgar Robert and Reba Morris Tuten. She loved her family and devoted herself to them as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She worked in the school lunchroom for more than 13 years and was a member of the Old Bethel Baptist Church where she attended the Senior Ladies Sunday School Class. She loved animals and had also enjoyed fishing in her younger years.
In addition to her parents, her two sisters, Evelyn Kicklighter and Ruby Drury and her half-brother, Edgar Robert Tuten Jr., preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, William Robert “Bob” Dart Jr.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Edgar and Kathleen Dart and Robert and Cheryl Dart, all of Jesup; two grandchildren and a granddaughter-in-law, William and Meggan Dart of Hortense and Kayla Dart of Jesup; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.
Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup with the Rev. Larry Harris officiating.
Interment will followed in George Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Jeff Horton, Kevin Wolfe, Greg Bullman, Kenny Brannen, C.W. Burnsed, Wayne Townsend and Larry Smith.
Remembrances may be made to Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA 31545.
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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