Aaron Patterson, 71, of Screven, Ga. passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Altamaha Nursing Facility in Jesup, Ga. He was born on July 4, 1942 to the late, Earl and Maggie Lee Vail-Patterson in Maday, Ga. (Echols Co.) Aaron was educated in the Wayne County Training School and was a member of Greater St. James Holiness Church. He was a retiree of the City of Screven where he worked for (25) years in the maintenance department. His most fondest times were spent fishing, dancing and he loved spending time with his family and friends. Aaron was preceded in death by both parents, Earl and Maggie Lee Patterson; the father that helped to raise him, Alphonso Frazier, Sr.; his son, Daryl Patterson; his siblings, Louise Evans, Viola Patterson, Alphonso Frazier, Jr. and John Henry Patterson.
Survivors include: (5) children, David (Tiana) Patterson, Jesup, Ga., Lisa Moore, Colquit, Ga., Robert (Abagail) Bryant, Baxley, Ga., Vernell (Tim) Wesley, Alma, Ga. and Laura Patterson-Henry, Elizabethtown, KY; (1) brother, Donnell (Tifany) Frazier, Screven, Ga.; (4) sisters, Patsy Dixon, Loretta ryals and Margaret Jenkins, all of Screven, Ga. and Bessie Mae Doomes, Waycross, Ga.; (2) aunts, Lucille Vail, Miami, Fl. and Ruthie Mae Vail, Screven, Ga.; (1) uncle, Billy (Laura) Vail, Alma, Ga.; (12) grandchildren, Alqueana, Janareion, Rahzi, Joshua, Heaven, Kennade', Tamias, Zina, Ieshia, Robert, Jr., Crystal and Shamari as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
There will NOT be a wake/visitation.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday April 19, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m. at Greater St. James Holiness Church, Screven, Ga.
Rosa Lee Boone, 88, of Jesup, Ga. passed away on Wednesday, April 9, at her home. She was born on July 4, 1925, to the late, Jim and Mattie Kemp-Moore in Screven, Ga. She was educated in the Wayne County Training School. Rosa relocated to Miami, Fl. where she spent most of her employable years. While in Miami, Rosa was the proud owner of Freddie's Grocery Store and worked in several restaurant businesses. After many years in Miami, Fl. Rosa decided to return home to Wayne County where she has spent the last 28 years. Once she returned she worked as Dr. Miller's nurse and began raising her grandchildren, Wyakemia Holiday, Whitney Trimmings, Porteisha Johnson, Keneisha Johnson and Treniece Johnson as her own. Rosa was a member of St. John First Born Holiness Church where she served as a senior choir member, on the Pastor's Aid Board and the Food Ministry. Her most memorable times were spent cooking and entertaining her family and friends. Rosa loved making others laugh and that she did! She was preceded in death by both parents, Jim and Mattie Moore; her husband, Rufus Boone; (4) daughters, Eddie Mae Boone, Earnestine Johnson, Diane Boone and Clara McKenzie; a son, Charles Smith and a grandchild, Treniece Johnson; (5) brothers, Matthew, Jimmy, Edgar, Clifford and Willie Moore, (3) sisters, Francis Davis, Ella Allen and Lucille Thomas.
Survivors include: (4) daughters, Dorothy Doomes, Jesup, Ga., Ruby Lee Boone, Barbara (Billy) Smith, and Tammy Elnora Lucas all of Miami, Fl.; (2) sons, James Earl Smith, Jesup, Ga. and Raymond (Minnie) Moore, Miami, Fl.; (32) grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a close friend, Elsie Hubbard of Miami, Fl.
Visitation: Wednesday, April 16, at St. John First Born Holiness Church, 386 W. Poplar St., Jesup, Ga. from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 17, @ 1:00 p.m. at St. John First Born Holiness Church, 386 W. Poplar St., Jesup, Ga.
Katherine "Tootsie" Spearman-Ingerville, 75, of Jesup, Ga. passed away on Saturday, April 12, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 26, 1938 to the late, Willie Spearman, Sr. and Beatrice McGriff-Spearman in Jesup, Ga. "Tootsie", as she was known by her family and friends was a great wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and caregiver as she spent most of her live as a homemaker. She was a member of Morris Chapel Baptist Church. Tootsie was preceded in death by both parents, her husband, Artis Ingerville, Sr. and her siblings, Willie Spearman, Jr., Robert pearman, Aliceteen Spearman and Silas Spearman.
Survivors include: (2) daughters, Ola Jean "Punkin" Ingerville and Geneva Ingerville both of Jesup, Ga.; (1) son, Artis (Deborah) Ingerville, Jr., Jesup, Ga.; (1) sister, Gladys (Alonzo) Young, Jesup, Ga.; (2) brothers, Paul Spellman, Jesup, Ga. and Jerry (Janice) Spellman, Eulonia, Ga.; a sister in-law, Lillie Bell Spellman, Jesup, Ga.; (5) grandchildren, Patrina Ingerville, Chaffonia Walker, Latisha Harris and Cameron Harris all of Jesup, Ga. and Whitney Ingerville, Baxley, Ga.; (3) great grandchildren, Tariq Walker, Saniyah Jenkins, Carvion Harris and Jeremiah Hudson; a special nephew, Earnest (Kizzie) Spearman, Jesup, Ga. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation: Friday, April 18, at Royal Funeral Home Chapel from 5-7 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 19, @ 2:00 p.m. at St. John First Born Holiness Church, 386 W. Poplar St., Jesup, Ga. Interment in Jesup City Cemetery.