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John Wesley Washington, son of the late Ira Washington, Sr. and the late Maggie Wright-Washington was born on September 7, 1948, in Hahira, Georgia.  He was educated in the Lowndes County School System. 

On July 13, 2015, John Wesley entered into the ultimate retirement, when God dispatched his Angels to take him to that land where God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Rev. 21:4

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daughter, Evette Washington; Brothers, Ira James Washington, Jr. and Nathaniel Washington; Sisters, Martha Inman and Lillie Mae Jones; Cousins raised as brothers, John Lewis Washington and Ward Washington.

Survivors include his loving & devoted Wife; Shirley Washington; Daughter, Katrita Washington, Galloway, NJ; Grandchildren, Anaisa Gould and Yhamiera Gould, Galloway, NJ; Brothers,  Arthur Washington, Hahira, GA, George (Carrie) Washington, Mineola, GA,  and Ozell (Clementine) Washington, Hahira, GA;  Sisters,  Georgia Bell Washington, Philadelphia, PA, and  Mattie Washington Jones, Hahira, GA; Cousins raised as Siblings, Thomas (Martha) Washington, Atlanta, GA, James Washington, St. Pete, FL and Betty King, St. Pete, FL; Sisters-in-law,  Emma L. (James “Bill”) Miller, Morven, GA; Lily Bell Thomas, Barney, GA, Florene Reynolds, Barney, GA, Clementine Phillips, Quitman, GA and Rosa Cole, Valdosta, GA. Brothers-in-law,  Robert (Dorothy)Reynolds, Adel, GA, David Reynolds, Cross City, FL and David Waters, Quitman, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. 

Funeral Service for Mr. John Wesley Washington will be held Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Morven City Auditorium, Morven, Georgia. Burial: Mt. Olive Church Cemetery.

Public Viewing: 12:00-8:00 PM - Saturday, July 18, 2015 and Family Visitation: 7:00-8:00 pm in the BTW Chapel.

Professional Services entrusted to Blankumsee, Thomas & Wright Funeral Services of Quitman, Georgia.

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  • Thursday, July 16, 2015
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