Norine Jones Peth, 85, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 in the home of her daughter and son-in-law.
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Mrs. Peth retired after 14 years with Belk and then opened a dress shop in Pooler and Richmond Hill. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and had five generations of children. She loved her church family and was very active member, a church bus rider, VBS worker and cook on Wednesday nights. She loved having Sunday dinners for her family until Alzheimer's stole her from us.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Peth; her parents, Otis and Rhonella Jones; sisters, Oleta Durrence and Erma Woods; brothers, Richard Jones and Hubert Jones; along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her children, Russell Peth (Phyllis), Charles Mitchell, Caroline Meadows (Paul), Gloria Welch and Shirley Rose (Freddie); and brother, Remer Jones.
Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 20, from 3-6 p.m. at Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home.
The funeral will be Monday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. at South Newington Baptist Church. She will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Rev. Steve McCoy will be officiating and the pallbearers will be Robby Chase, David Peth, Clint Peth, Damon Chase, Darien Jones, David Burney, Joshua Powell, Joseph Ford and junior pallbearer Sammie Whitaker.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Abbey West.
Remembrances may be made to the South Newington Baptist Church Building Fund at 462 John Carter Road, Bloomingdale, GA 31302.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.stricklandandsonsfuneralhome.com.
Published in Effingham Herald from Oct. 21 to Nov. 20, 2013