James Ward Sloan

Born: Sun., Dec. 30, 1945
Died: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018


Family to do services at later date


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Mr. James "Jimmy" W. Sloan, age 72, of Waycross, died Monday morning (1/29/18) at the Folkston Park Nursing Home in Folkston, Georgia following an extended illness.

He was born December 30, 1945 in Pearson, Georgia, but lived most of his life in Ware County. He was a veteran, serving in the United States Navy and retired from Champion. He was a Christian, growing up in Grace Chapel in Waycross.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ward and Ludell McNeal Sloan; and a sister, Rev. Carolyn Sloan Wilson.

Survivors include his sisters, Christine Sloan Russell and Shirley Sloan Grantham (husband Earl), both of Waycross; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by his biological parents, Lawson and Gladys McNeal Bennett; a brother, Herman Bennett; and two sisters, Betty Jean Smith and Lucille Bennett.

Survivors also include his biological siblings, Horace Bennett (wife Joan) of Pearson, GA, Eva Ruth Osburn of Atkinson, Ga, Norma Jean Fort (husband John) of Norway, S.C., Donald Bennett, Coleman Bennett, Frank Bennett, all of Raeford, N.C., Kenny Bennett of Brunswick, Ronald Bennett of Nichols, GA, and Linda Mae Bennett of Fitzgerald, GA, and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

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Hart Funeral Home in Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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Phoebe Myers
   Posted Thu February 01, 2018
I am very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you in this difficult time. I hope you may find comfort at Revelation 21:4, “And he (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” We can look forward to the time when God will take away all reasons for distress and he even gives us a hope of a resurrection. (Acts 24:15) If you’d like to learn more about this beautiful hope, feel free to visit JW.org.

Norman McNeal and Terrie McNeal Vernon
   Posted Thu February 01, 2018
Norman and I (Terrie) are saddend to hear of Jimmy's passing. We pray the Lord provide comfort during this time of loss to his family and friends.

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