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Mr. James Lamar "Jimmy" Rewis, 68, of Fargo, Ga., passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in the South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, surrounded by his loving family, following a short illness.
Mr. Rewis was born August 19, 1948, in Homerville, GA, to the late James Rewis and Ruby Deloach Rewis. He was a retired bee keeper. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and the Southeast Georgia Bee Keepers Association.
Survivors are his wife: Jean Hill Rewis, Fargo; two daughters: Cindy Rewis, Fargo and Nancy Rewis, Valdosta; one son: Randy Rewis, Homerville; one granddaughter: Angel Rewis, Tifton; a special cousin: Janice Rewis, Statenville; his best friend: Junior Allen, Homerville; his two beloved pets: Maggie and Millie; a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services for Mr. Rewis will be held Friday, May 26, 2017 at two o'clock from the Cornerstone Baptist Church.
Interment will be in the Wayfare Church Cemetery, with military honors.
The family will receive friends Friday, May 26, 2017 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Cornerstone Baptist Church.
Mr. Rewis asked that everyone come dressed casual and that caps were welcome.
Honorary pallbearers are to be all local Bee Keepers and be at the church at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net
Roundtree Funeral Home, Homerville is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on May 24, 2017
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