Jimmy Lee O'Berry

Born: Sun., Sep. 27, 1936
Died: Sun., Dec. 15, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home Chapel

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Mr. Jimmy Lee O’Berry, age 83, of Offerman, passed away Sunday afternoon (12/15/19) at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness.

Born September 27, 1936 in Offerman, he was a son of the late Emmett and Anna Thomas O’Berry. He was a lifelong resident of Pierce County and was the owner/operator of O”Berry Logging.

He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather and his grandchildren were some of the greatest joys he had.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Laverne Durrance O’Berry; a daughter, Sherry O’Berry Ruger; a great grandson, Asher Dixon; 2 sisters, Louise Chancey Owens and Ida Mae Clark; 3 brothers, Jack O’Berry, Tom O’Berry, and Arthur O’Berry: and his longtime special pet companion, Jake.

Survivors include three daughters, Tammy King (husband Alan), Debbie Roberson (husband Russ), and Jeannie Thornton (husband Whitey), all of Offerman; 10 grandchildren, Chris King (wife Amber) of Odum, Kristi Dixon (husband Austin) and Mandy Beverly (husband Eddie), all of Blackshear, Megan Bennett (husband Levon) of Waycross, Leah Mattox (husband Jess) of Jacksonville, FL, and John King, LeAnna Roberson, Russell Roberson, Ashley Thornton, and Colby Thornton, all of Offerman; 10 great grandchildren; a sister, Irene Chancey of Offerman; a special pet companion, PeeWee; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Wednesday afternoon (12/18/19) at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Offerman Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice Satilla Hospice House, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, Georgia 31501.

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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