|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 2009|
GUYTON - Mr. Jesse M. Flake, 85, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, at his home.
Mr. Flake was born in Bulloch County to the late Norman Grady and Agnes Denmark Flake. He lived in Chatham County prior to moving to Effingham County 21 years ago. He served his country in the Merchant Marines during World War II and retired from CSX Railroad after over 30 years of service. He was a member of the Garden City Primitive Baptist Church. In retirement he enjoyed real estate investment, farming and restoring antique cars. He was preceded in death by his sweet wife of 58 years, Myrtle Cook Flake; an infant son, granddaughter, Leiah Suddath; sister, Mary Jarriel; and a brother, Richard Flake.
Survivors include daughters, Lynn (Ray) Suddath of Columbus, Marsha (Richard) Brown of Savannah and Jessica (John Terry) Sauerland of Guyton; grandchildren, Melissa and Machelle Brown, Tiffany Johns, Taylor and Taren Sauerland; sister, Ella Nora Parrish of Florida; brother, Delos E. Flake of Bulloch County; sister, Jane Inez Flake of Atlanta; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral: 11 a.m. on Saturday in the chapel of the funeral home with burial to follow in Middleground Church Cemetery in Bulloch County.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.stricklandandsonsfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be given to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes, West Chatham Chapel, 901 West Highway 80, Pooler, GA 31322; (912) 748-2444.
Statesboro Herald, October 22, 2009
Norman Grady Flake (1900 - 1983)
Agnes Verda Denmark Flake (1897 - 1986)
Myrtle Cook Flake (1926 - 2004)*
Infant Son Flake (1949 - 1949)*
Richard Grady Flake (1922 - 1942)*
Jesse Morgan Flake (1924 - 2009)
Mary Agnes Flake Jarriel (1926 - 2007)*
Middleground Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Ronnie
Originally Created by: Robert Thompson
Record added: Oct 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43621490
Added: Nov. 12, 2010