Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James L. Brewer, age 81, of Athens, Ga., who passed away Sept. 25, 2012. Mr. Brewer was born in Jefferson, Ga., a son to the late James and Grace Ayers Brewer. Mr. Brewer was a member of Crooked Creek Baptist Church and was retired from SCT Yarns in Jefferson, where he worked as an overhauler. Mr. Brewer was preceded in death by his son, Gary Brewer; and his brother, Donald Brewer.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Hazel Dills Brewer, Athens; children, Ann (Harry) Dawson, Athens, Randall Brewer, Clarksville, Linda Brewer Rice, Greene County, Don Brewer, Danielsville, Ken (Cindy) Brewer, Hartwell, John (Tracey) Brewer, Moncks Corner, S.C.; sister, Marita Rose, Athens; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Miles and the Rev. Bill Carpenter officiating. The burial will follow in Crooked Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with his grandsons honored as pallbearers. The visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crooked Creek Baptist Church, 6202 Jefferson River Road, Athens, GA 30607.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Ga., 706-367-5467
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