James "Jimmy" Reavis Jeffers

Born: Fri., Aug. 24, 1951
Died: Sat., Jul. 1, 2017


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 04, 2017
Location: Hart Funeral Home


Funeral Service

7:00 PM Tue., Jul. 04, 2017
Location: Hart Funeral Home


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Mr. James Reavis “Jimmy” Jeffers, age 65, of Patterson, died early Saturday morning (7/1/17) at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside following a short illness.

A Waycross native, he was born August 24, 1951 to the late William Henry “Rock” Jeffers and Dorothy Deen Jeffers Harris.   He lived many years in Ware County before moving to Pierce County in 2006. He was retired as the superintendent for the Ware County Public Works Department following 22 years of service.   

He enjoyed music and singing, having been the lead singer and guitarist for his former band, Kountry Knights.  He was of the Pentecostal faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Jeffers.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Liz Simpson Jeffers of Patterson; 2 daughters, Jennifer Gordon (Randy Clotfelter) of Baxley and Jessyka Scurry (husband Bo) of Waycross; 6 grandchildren, Brittny Gordon of Waycross, Brooke Gordon of Valdosta, and Skyler, Gracie, Jenna, and Rock Scurry, all of Waycross; his sister, Becky Hayes (husband Paul) of Blackshear; his brother, Billy Jeffers (wife Debra) of Blackshear; extended family, Sam Gordon and his children, Kaitlyn Griffin, Sarah Gordon, Molly Gordon, and Luke Waters; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Tuesday evening (7/4/17) at 7 PM in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 5 PM until time of the service.

A private burial will take place at a later date  

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.

Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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Kitty Rogers
   Posted Sun July 02, 2017
So sorry to hear of his passing. Have been keeping up with you all and praying when things have been posted on Facebook. My love to you and all the family.

Christopher Reavis Jeffers
   Posted Sun July 02, 2017
RIP my friend and cousin. I know you will see Reavis. I love you Jimmy and will never forget you. Love you Brother, Chris Jeffers

Kathy Corbitt
   Posted Mon July 03, 2017
LIZ AND FAMILY I AM SO SORRY ABOUT JIMMY, HE WILL NEVER HURT AGAIN. MAY MY PRAYERS BE WITH YOU , AND GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

Sandra Jeffers Hooks and Rodney hooks
   Posted Mon July 03, 2017
Sandy and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family.

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