September 25, 1933 - September 30, 2020
Barbara Jean Bridges Deason, 87 of Newington, GA passed Wednesday evening, September 30, 2020 at the Navicent Health Medical Center in Macon, GA. Barbara was born to the late John D. and Bonnybel DeLoach Bridges in Detroit, MI. At a very early age her family relocated to Newington, where she attended school and graduated from the Newington High School. After rearing her children she began a career in bookkeeping and was employed with the Newington Elementary School, Screven County High School, Union Camp, the Screven County Board of Education, and lastly Ross Drug before her retirement. She was a life long member of the Newington United Methodist Church where she served in the choir and in the Eddis Hunter Circle. She was an artist and was very crafty, having been known for sketching, painting, sewing, and quilting. She also enjoyed tending her flower garden, though her greatest enjoyment was time spent with her grands and great-grands. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward “Bubba” Deason, Jr.; sisters, Charlotte Coursey, Jackie Rockett, and Sally Palmer; and a step-sister, Betty Albon. Survivors include children; Larry E. and Janice Dugger, George K. “Kenny” and Valerie Dugger, Tony D. and Lisa Dugger, all of Newington, and Bonnie “Lucy” and Donnie Teston of Sylvania; step-children, David E. & Terri Deason of Guyton, Philip B. & Julie Deason, and Amy J. & Bruce Smith, all of Kildare; grandchildren, Kimberly and Josh Oglesby, Jennie Corse, Johnny and Amanda Dugger, Cody and Catherine Dugger, Brandi Dugger, Trent Teston, and Josh Teston; 5 step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 6 step-great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Sandra Bridges; a sister, Boniann Murray, all of Savannah; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Saturday evening from 5:00 to 8:00pm at the Screven Chapel of Joiner Anderson Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held Sunday, October 4, 2020, at 2:00pm at the Newington City Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Karen Zeigler officiating. Pallbearers will be Jack Coursey, Trent Teston, Josh Teston, Dow Bridges, Taylor Bridges, Brandon Deason, and Jake Deason, Honorary pallbearers will be women of the Eddis Hunter Circle In lieu of flowers the family asks contributions to be made to Newington United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Charles Lee, P.O. Box 113, Newington, GA 30446. Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.
Barbara Jean Bridges Deason, 87 of Newington, GA passed Wednesday evening, September 30, 2020 at the Navicent Health Medical Center in Macon, GA. Barbara was born to the late John D. and Bonnybel DeLoach Bridges in Detroit, MI. At a very early... View Obituary & Service Information
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