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Celebrating the life of

Jean G. Doney

Passed away on January 01, 2020

Jean G. Doney

Marjorie Jean Gilreath Doney, 88, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Memorial Health. She was born November 2, 1931 in Savannah to the late Birl Arthur and Alice Carter Gilreath. Jean was a longtime member of Wesley Oak United Methodist Church and the American Legion Post 184 Ladies Auxiliary. Jean loved the mountains and camping, as well as cooking for her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Michael Doney, Jr.

Surviving are her 3 sons, Michael Doney of Morganton, NC, Joe Doney (Betty Jo) of Midway, GA, and Mark Doney (Sheila) of Richmond Hill, GA. Also surviving are her brother, Buddy Gilreath (Edy) of North Carolina, her sister, Betty Hall of Rincon, seven grandchildren, Melanie Rockett (Matt, Chelsey Doney, Devin Doney, Kristin Doney, Madison Doney, Gabriel Doney, and Emma O’Berry, as well as five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service will be held Monday, January 6, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or any Shriner’s organization.

 

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Gene will be missed. She was a very sweet lady.God bless.

- Nancy Hiers, Thunderbolt ga,


I'm so sorry to hear of Mrs Doneys passing.. she was always such a sweet dear lady. Prayers for the family.

- Linda Rose Buttersworth, Thunderbolt , Ga


Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

- Wilharm, Rincon. , Ga


So very sad to hear the news about your mom, I have so many great memories of growing up in Thunderbolt, many of those memories are hanging out with you guys and being around your parents. Y'all were so Blessed to have such great folks. Prayers to all of you and your families.

- Richard Crockett , Rincon , Ga.


Mike, Joe and Mark, I am sorry to hear of your mom passing, growing up I had alot of memories with all of you. Wishing you all love and will try to make the service. I have mandatory BOE meetings Monday but will do my best to get there.

- Roger & Peggy Bacot, Savannah, Ga.


Mike, Mark, and Joe. So sorry to learn of your mom's passing. My mom just passed a little over a year ago, so I know the feeling of loss over the holidays. I have wonderful memories of us and our parents from our childhood. Prayers to you guys and your families!

- Carlisle DeWitt, Savannah, GA


Sorry to hear about your mom's passing, she and all y'all are special folks to me. I wish I could make it to the services but circumstances won't allow it. Y'all will be in my prayers.

- William Knight , Perry , Ga


Hey Guys so sorry to hear, Such Great memories. She passed on Moms birthday. Would have been 91

- Bobby Ross, Isle Of Palms, SC


Gene will be missed. She was a very sweet lady.God bless.

- Nancy Hiers, Thunderbolt ga,


I'm so sorry to hear of Mrs Doneys passing.. she was always such a sweet dear lady. Prayers for the family.

- Linda Rose Buttersworth, Thunderbolt , Ga


Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

- Wilharm, Rincon. , Ga


So very sad to hear the news about your mom, I have so many great memories of growing up in Thunderbolt, many of those memories are hanging out with you guys and being around your parents. Y'all were so Blessed to have such great folks. Prayers to all of you and your families.

- Richard Crockett , Rincon , Ga.


Mike, Joe and Mark, I am sorry to hear of your mom passing, growing up I had alot of memories with all of you. Wishing you all love and will try to make the service. I have mandatory BOE meetings Monday but will do my best to get there.

- Roger & Peggy Bacot, Savannah, Ga.


Mike, Mark, and Joe. So sorry to learn of your mom's passing. My mom just passed a little over a year ago, so I know the feeling of loss over the holidays. I have wonderful memories of us and our parents from our childhood. Prayers to you guys and your families!

- Carlisle DeWitt, Savannah, GA


Sorry to hear about your mom's passing, she and all y'all are special folks to me. I wish I could make it to the services but circumstances won't allow it. Y'all will be in my prayers.

- William Knight , Perry , Ga


Hey Guys so sorry to hear, Such Great memories. She passed on Moms birthday. Would have been 91

- Bobby Ross, Isle Of Palms, SC


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
912-898-0900