Mr. Truman Parker Page (1931 - 2019)

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Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home
502 Miller Street Ext.
Statesboro, GA
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home
502 Miller Street Ext.
Statesboro, GA
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Lying in State
Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Trinity Baptist Church
Nevils, GA
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Funeral service
Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
2:00 PM
Trinity Baptist Church
Nevils, GA
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Brooklet, Georgia
Mr. Truman Parker Page, age 88, died Thursday October 3, 2019, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility in Statesboro. He was born in Bryan County on May 30, 1931, the fourth of ten children born to the late Evan Vernie Page and Lenie Edenfield Page. Truman grew up on the family farm. On July 4, 1954 he married the love of his life, Vivinea Williams. Throughout his career, Truman worked with Union Camp, International Paper, Kaiser Chemical and Georgia Pacific. Following his retirement he began working with William Hendrix at Brooklet Auto and later Bulloch County Recycling Center.
Truman loved Jesus and his church. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Nevils, Georgia where he was a member of the Roscoe Roberts Sunday School Class. His service to the Lord, spread throughout many years, with him singing hymns and gospel music. In his younger years he sang with the Singing Laymen and The Friendly Five Quartet, and later in life he enjoyed singing and visiting with Brown's Nursing Home residents. His ministry continued through his talent of working with his hands, traveling on mission trips using his building skills to build churches in various locations and locally with the Jesse Morris Cottage at the W.W. Mann Center.
Truman was known for his love of gardening and his generosity in sharing the fruits of his labor with family and friends. He enjoyed many years of fishing in the river and local ponds.
His greatest joy was his family and the memories he made with his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Truman was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; a daughter, Patricia Shuman; his brothers, Roy, Troy, Tim, Ricky, Hughlyn and Leman and a sister, Nell.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Debbie Page and Jeffery and Beth Page all of Brooklet; a sister, Brenda Whitehead of Stark, FL; a brother, Evan Page of Ellabell; his grandsons, Michael Page and Savanna of Guyton, Matthew Page and Mandi of Statesboro, Jared Page and Meredith of Guyton, Eli Page and Hannah of Statesboro and Rodney Shuman of Pembroke; his granddaughters, Ferra Brown of Pembroke, Brittany McCool and Hal of Statesboro and Megan Gaines of El Paso, TX and 13 great grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors on Sunday October 6, 2019, from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home in Statesboro.
Funeral services will be Monday at 2:00pm at Trinity Baptist Church in Nevils, Georgia with Rev. Joe Eason officiating, assisted by Matthew Wise. The body will lie-in-state one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, grandson-in-law and Matthew Wise.
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Roscoe Roberts Sunday School Class, Grady Aycock, Doug Brannen, William Hendrix, Freddie Ruarks, Dan Rushing, Bill Stall and George Williams.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Georgia 30459.
Friends may sign the online register book at
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

Published in BryanCountyNews from Oct. 4 to Oct. 11, 2019
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