Miles-Nobles Funeral Home announces the death of Gyitha Devereaux, 78, who passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014 at her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County and attended Surrency Community Church. She loved her children, grandchildren, the Lord and her church family.
Survivors include her children, Diane and Michael Luke, of Surrency, Andrew and Linda Griffin, of Laurel, MD, M.L. and Mariann Devereaux, of Jacksonville Beach, FL, Vaughn and Patty Devereaux, of Vidalia and Guelda and John Cohee, of Callahan, FL; grandchildren, Tiffany and Dustin Allen, Angie and Charlie Crosby, Ryan Cohee, Justin and Courtney Devereaux, Jesse Devereaux, Brian Smith and Sarina Moore; two great grandchildren; three sisters, Hazel and Dewayne Thornton, Jean and Luke Warren and Brenda and Jackie Knox; a sister in-law, Imogene Lamb; a brother in-law, Bobby and Ruth Devereaux; several nieces, nephews and other family also survive.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 6 at 2:00 p.m. at Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church with the Reverend Carlton Rowell and the Reverend Tommy Daniels officiating.
Visitation was held one hour prior to funeral services on Monday at the church.
Interment followed at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Justin Devereaux, Ryan Cohee, Gary Wayne May, Stanley Griffin, John Cohee and Scott Sapp.
Honorary pallbearers were the members of Surrency Community Church, Senior Citizen Center, Joyce Tillman, the members of the Eastern Star and the members of the Pilot Club.
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Surrency Community Church Building Fund at P.O. Box 163, Surrency, GA 31563 or American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.