Mr. Jessie Mathis, Jr.

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The Graveside Service for Mr. Jessie B. Mathis, Jr. of Americus, Georgia will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 1:30 at the Oakgrove Cemetery, with Rev. Freddie Mann officiating.

Mr. Jessie B. Mathis, Jr. was born on August 10, 1951 in Leslie, Georgia to the late Mr. Jessie B. Mathis, Sr. and the late Mrs. Ethel Lee Mathis. He attended Staley Junior High School where he was an avid football player. In his later years he moved to Atlanta, GA where he worked as a welder. He later moved to Brooklyn, NY and lived with his oldest brother, Mr. M.C. Mathis. In 1985 Jessie moved back home to Americus to be with his family. Sadly Jessie passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Lillian Carter Nursing Home. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, M.C. Mathis and a sister-in-law Omelia Mathis.

Jessie is survived by two sisters including a loving and devoted sister, Lois M. Battle (Clinton) of Americus, GA and Francis Morris of Leslie, GA; two brothers: Allen Mathis of Atlanta, GA and Willie Frank Mathis of Delray Beach, FL; a loving aunt, Ella Ruth McBeth of Miami, FL;  Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

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Louise United States
10/2/2018 4:29:31 AM #

My condolences to the family. I would like to say to the Mathis family  that losing a love one in death is very sad but the almighty God gives us comfort when he tells us at (1PT 5:6,7)to throw all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. I am so sorry for your loss.


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