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Jesse Charles Whitley

March 25, 1958 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 62)


Jesse Charles Whitley, age 62, of Nicholls, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Whitley was born on March 25, 1958 in Coffee County, Georgia the son of the late Jesse Vernon and Mary Gillis Whitley.

Charles was a quiet, kind hearted, simple man. He enjoyed hunting and working in his shop. He worked in maintenance at Elixir DMC until his retirement in 2017.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Beverly Whitley; son, Scott Whitley (Tori) Nicholls, GA; grandson, Hagan Whitley of Nicholls, GA; granddaughter, Henli Whitley of Nicholls, GA; brother, Vernon Whitley (Annette) of Greenwood, S.C.; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 11:00am at Forest Grove Church Cemetery with Rev. Jamie Coker officiating. Pallbearers will be Halen Wright, Julian Worth, Tommy Bess, David Kight, William Corbitt and Steve Whitley.

Musical selections will be “Land of Endless Tomorrows” by the Haskins Family on CD.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Forest Grove Baptist Church, Attn: Hubert Anderson, 1842 Burl Mills Rd, Nicholls, GA 31554.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Those in attendance are requested to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

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Graveside Service
September 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Forest Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
321 Forest Grove Church Rd
Nicholls, GA 31554

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