Joseph Justice, 80, of Crump, died on Wednesday, Jan. 3.
He was born in Munford, Tennessee, the son of I.D. and Millie Justice. He was united in marriage to Paulette Swaffer Justice, who survives.
Mr. Justice was a member of Crump Baptist Church, where he was a minister of music for 20 years. Joe ran a business named Fix-It-Shop for many years in Savannah.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Janice Cunningham, Cathy Dietz, Beth Sweat, James Justice, John Emery, Jody Dowdy, Jeri Logan; 13 grandchildren; 22 grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Jewel Loraine Materna; and many nieces and nephews.
Services were held on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Crump First Baptist Church in Crump with Dr. Ken Story officiating. Burial followed in Crump Baptist Church Cemetery.
James Miller Hudgens, 67, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Jan. 4.
He was born in Highland Park, Michigan, the son of the late George Miller and Mary Lucille Parchment Hudgens.
Mr. Hudgens had worked for Parris Manufacturing and was a member of Graham United Methodist United Methodist Church, where he was a song leader for many years.
He is survived by his sisters, Rita Derr and Vickie McLemore, both of Savannah; brothers, Thomas Neil Hudgens and John Hudgens, both of Savannah; two nieces; four nephews; a great-niece; and four great-nephews.
A graveside service was held on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Graham Cemetery in Savannah with Jim Wright officiating.
Jackie N. Weaver, of Morris Chapel, was born on June 16, 1935, the son of the late Joe Neal and Gladys Morris Weaver. On Dec. 19, 1957, he was united in marriage to Delberta Rose Chard, who preceded him in death on Sept. 5, 2015.
Jackie departed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 17 days.
Jackie worked as an engineer for Caterpillar before retiring. He served his country in the United States Army. During his time in the United States Army, Jackie served in Korea for 16 months.
Jackie is survived by his grandchildren, Nena Weaver, Bruce Weaver and Sheila Franks, and his great-grandchildren, Rosanna Gamble, Triston Gamble, Austin Franks, Micheal Franks, Matthew Franks, Navi Weaver and Ivan Weaver.
In addition to his wife and parents, Jackie was preceded in death by his children, Roy Weaver and Barbara Weaver; sister, Carol White; and brother, Buster Weaver.
Services were held on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah. Burial followed in Milledgeville Cemetery at Milledgeville.
Dorothy Brewer, of Adamsville, departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 6, at the age of 93 years, 2 months and 18 days.
She was born on Oct. 19, 1924, in Hardeman County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Edgar Lee and Nona Vaughn Taylor. On July 16, 1975, she was united in marriage to George P. Brewer, who preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 1978.
Dorothy had worked as a machine operator at Garan Factory. She attended Christian Assembly Pentecostal Church in Adamsville. Dorothy enjoyed hunting, fishing and crossword puzzles. She always took care of her friends, and enjoyed taking them to the doctor and being their caregiver.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Jerry Ganus and wife Doris; grandchild, Sondra Thorne; and great-grandchild, Lydia Thorne.
In addition to her husband and parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her brother, Ed Taylor; and sister, Peggy Taylor McCoy.
Services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with W.D. McCollum officiating. Burial followed in Crump Cemetery.