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Gary Niles Eason

January 15, 1950 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 72)

Obituary

Gary Niles Eason, age 72, of Baxley passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Eason was born January 15, 1950 in Bacon County to the late James Ira Eason and the late Elizabeth Lucille McLain Eason. He was a member of Zion Missionary Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army National Guard. Mr. Eason was a retired electrician with Southern Company at Plant Hatch. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Eason and his brother-in-law, Travis Steedley.

Survivors include his wife Annette Steedley Eason of Baxley; son & daughter-in-law, Jeremy & Nyra Eason of McDonough; sister-in-law, Ann Eason of Baxley; niece, Stephanie (Jim) Horton of Brunswick; and nephews, Trevor Johnson and Jeffery (Andrea) Davis of Baxley. Several other nieces and nephews and several cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. James Minick and Elder Jerry Lightsey officiating. Interment will follow in Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be John Robert Miles, Jackson Miles, Elijah Carter, Karson Johnson, Thomas Watson, Cejay Lee, Kegan Lee, and Trevor Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Young at Heart Sunday School Class of Zion Missionary Baptist Church and all fellow retirees of Plant Hatch.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 12, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Zion Missionary Baptist Church
525 Zion Church Road
Baxley, GA 31513

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 12, 2022

2:00 PM
Zion Missionary Baptist Church
525 Zion Church Road
Baxley, GA 31513

Interment
Tuesday
April 12, 2022

2:30 PM
Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery

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