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Jesse Coleman Qualls

Death 18 Jan 2013 (aged 91–92)
Ogeechee, Screven County, Georgia, USA
Burial Metter, Candler County, Georgia, USA
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Jesse Coleman Qualls, 91, of Metter, Ga., died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Ogeechee Area Hospice.

The Arkansas native moved to Metter in 2006 from Jacksonville, Fla. One of 10 children, he was the son of Henry A. and Ella Elizabeth Qualls and lived most of his life in Arkansas and Indiana. He was an Army veteran and retired as a truck driver with Brown Trucking Co. in Indiana.

Mr. Qualls was a member of the Metter First Baptist Church. Going fishing with his wife was his favorite pastime.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Alex, Robert, Roland and Billy Qualls; and sisters, Frances Bryant and Rebecca Dunn.

Survivors are his wife of 71 years, Mary Christine Qualls of Metter; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Tom Ritchie of Metter; three sisters, Grace Eades of Jonesboro, Mary Walker of Lakeview and Imogene Hudspeth of Lafe; two grand-children, Stephen (Sandy) Ritchie of Metter and Jennifer (Ronn) Reidell of Jacksonville, Fla.; and three great-grand-children, Hunter and Tanner Ritchie, and Zack Reidell.

Funeral services were held at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, in Metter, with burial in the Lake Cemetery.
Jonesboro Sun, Jan. 19, 2013.




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  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
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