Originally created 03/17/04

Mr. James Byrd Flanders (MIDVILLE, Ga.)



MIDVILLE, Ga.- Mr. James Byrd Flanders, age 69, passed away Tuesday morning, March 16, 2004, at the Medical College of Georgia after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2004 in the Chapel of Southern Heritage Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne DeFore and Rev. Benjy Varnell officiating. Burial will be in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. Mr. Flanders was born in Emanuel County on March 24, 1934. Son of the Late Joe E. & Pauline Flanders Newton. He was a member of the Swainsboro First United Methodist Church and chairman of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Flanders was the Executive Vice President and Director of the Spivey State Bank. He was a member of the J.J. Kennedy hunting club, the Swainsboro Shrine Club and the Swainsboro Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his wife , Mrs. Nancy W. Flanders of Midville, Ga.; one daughter and son-in-law, Susan F. and Joe Daniel of Waynesboro, Ga.; one son and daughter-in-law, Chesley B. and Faye Flanders of Midville, Ga.; son, Joe Flanders of Midville, Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. JoAnne Gay and Mrs. Carolyn Moore of Swainsboro, Ga.; four grandchildren, Rett and Ross Daniel of Waynesboro, Ga., Chesley, Jr. and Chance Flanders of Midville, Ga. Pallbearers will be Chesley Flanders, Jr., Chance Flanders, Rett Daniel and Ross Daniel, Alex Grindler and Carson Cross. Honorary Pallbearers will be Members of Swainsboro United Methodist Church Board of Trustees and the Employees & Board Directors of Spivey State Bank. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 17, 2004 from 6 -9 p.m. at Southern Heritage Funeral Home. Southern Heritage Funeral Home is charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle March 17, 2004