Jesse "Dick" Brower
Sylvania – Jesse Carlton "Dick" Brower, age 87, passed away on Friday, August 08, 2014 at his residence in Sylvania under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice and his loving family. He was born in Screven County, GA, worked as a farmer and a carpenter and was a member of Union Baptist Church. He was also a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII having served aboard the USS Mercury. He was preceded in death by his Wife: Josephine "Josie" Volf Brower; Parents: Pete Loan & Gertrude Florence Bazemore Brower; Brothers: John H. Brower and P.L. Brower; Sister: Mildred B. Mixon: Granddaughter: Sheila Shirah.
Survivors: His Daughters and Sons-In-Law: LaRose B. & Steve Shirah, Linda B. & Steve Cooper and Ann B.Crews, all of Sylvania and Susan B. & Jim Rhodes of Albany, GA: Grandchildren: Amanda McNure of Swainsboro, GA, Shane Cooper of Bluffton, SC, Ashley Rempe of Statesboro, GA and Rebecca Dutton of Valdosta, GA; 5 Great-Grandchildren: Several Nieces and Nephews.
Visitation was held on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Thompson-Strickand-Waters Funeral Home.
Funeral Services: Monday, August 11, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Union Baptist Church with Rev. Al Usher and Rev. Jimmy Mulkey officiating. Burial following at Union Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors.
Pallbearers: Stuart Boykin, Ronnie Bryson, Shane Cooper, Andy Volf, Herman Holland and Donald Brower. Honorary Pallbearers: Robbie Hunter, Butch Hunter, Glen Davis, Bill Howard, James Waters and Bill Harrison.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.thompsonstricklandwaters.com.