Deacon Jesse H. Heath Jr.

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Retired SFC, US Army HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Retired SFC Deacon Jesse H. Heath, Jr., entered into rest on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at his residence. Mr. Heath was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for 36 years. He served in the U.S. Army for 22 years, where he obtained the rank of SFC E7. A veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars and was decorated with many honors. He leaves cherished memories to his wife of 50 plus years, Mrs. Louise Hunter Heath; sons, Retired MSG USAF Norris I. (Virginia) Heath, Terrance H. Heath; daughter, Gail L. (Roy, Jr.) Peake; grandchildren, Audra L. Heath, Amanda V. Shedrick, Gregory A. Shedrick, Parker Heath, Sydney L. Peake, Kellen M. Peake; brother, Sammie L. (Betty) Heath; sister, Aggie M. Heath; sisters-in-law, Emma L. Hightower, Zenorbia Heath, Marilyn Heath, Betty Washington, Joanne Heath; brother-in-law, Willie J. Hunter, J.B. Blackshear; uncle, O.C. Pearman and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Friday, May 5, 2006, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, with Pastor K. B. Martin, officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road, F-104, Augusta, GA. 30904. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 pm at Kinsey & Walton Funeral Home, 3618 Peach Orchard Road. (706) 790-8858 Sign the guestbook at