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James O. 'Jimmy' Rees

October 2, 1940 August 23, 2011
James O. 'Jimmy' Rees
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Obituary for James O. 'Jimmy' Rees

James Osgood “Jimmy” Rees, age 70, of 1700 Willard Rees Rd. Preston, died August 23, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus. A native of Preston, GA he was born October 2, 1940 the son of Willard and Jessie Walker Rees. Mr. Rees was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the Preston Baptist Church, the Kinchafoonee Wildlife Club, and the Lanahasee Hunting Club. Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 26, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Graveside at Preston Cemetery with Rev. Raymond Smith officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel, 142 Southland Road Americus, and at other times at the family residence. Memorial Contributions may be made to the GA Sheriff’s Youth Home P O Box 1000, Stockbridge, GA 30281 , or American Cancer Society, c/o Ann Harris 1801 Rose Avenue Americus, Ga. 31709 Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Claire Rees, of Preston; two daughters and son-in-law, Cheryl Rees of Cusseta, and Rhonda and Tim Holbrook of Preston, a brother, Billy Rees, of Macon; one sister, Jane Bryant, of Cordele, and one Grandson, Conner James Holbrook, of Preston.

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