JoAnn Spivey Metts, age 75, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Saturday morning November 9, 2019 at her daughter’s residence.
Mrs. Metts was born on November 8, 1944 in Coffee County, Georgia the daughter of the late Joseph Quitman Spivey Sr. and the late Ethel Mae Simmons Spivey. She worked as a clerk with the Coffee County Commission Office for over forty years and attended Rocky Pond Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Russell Lanier Metts of Douglas, GA; two daughters, Rhonda M. Dorsey (husband Ricky) of Douglas, GA and Renee M. Roberson (husband Terry) of Douglas, GA; four grandchildren, Clayton Roberson of Augusta, GA, Russ Roberson of Douglas, GA, Cole Dorsey of Douglas, GA and Allison Dorsey of Douglas, GA; brother, Joseph Quitman Spivey Jr. (wife Jamie) of Broxton, GA.; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6pm until 9pm Sunday November 10, 2019 at Rocky Pond Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Monday November 11, 2019 at 4:00pm at Rocky Pond Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Stone, Rev. Lonnie Spikes officiating with Terry Roberson giving a eulogy. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Music will be provided by Cindy Smith singing “Jealous of Angels” and “Angels Among Us”. A congregational song, “How Great Thou Art”, concluded the service. “Amazing Grace” will be sung at the graveside lead by Buddy Cothern. Gray McKinnon provided piano accompaniment throughout the service.
Pallbearers will be Chad Kimbrough, Frank Jackson, Larren Corbitt, Wesley Vickers, Tino Johnson, John Davis, Joe White and Harry Smith. Honorary pallbearers will Coffee County Elected Officers, Coffee County Sheriff’s office and Coffee County Employees.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Coffee County Childhood Cancer Awareness Group, PO Box 1203, Douglas, GA 31534..
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.org.
Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.