2006-02-15 / Obituaries

Stan Sirmons

Installation manager

Standifer “Stan” Austell Sirmons, 82, of Blakely, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at Early Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Sirmons was born in Early County, Oct. 21, 1923, to the late Harry Sirmons and Beulah Hill Sirmons. He was an installation manager in the computer industry. He was a member of the American Legion and the Early County Historical Society. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and served in World War II. He was a member of Blakely First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry Sirmons Jr. and Ted Sirmons.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Jo Peacock Sirmons; three sons, Danny Hayes and wife Patricia of Tallahassee, Gregory Sirmons and wife Judy of Lille, France, and Barry Sirmons and wife Cristina of Douglasville; one daughter, Lory Weber and husband Brad of Marietta; one sister, Bobbye S. White of Blakely; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home with Rev. Dean Fetterhoff and Rev. Ralph Estes officiating. Interment followed in the Blakely Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lee Hubbard, Mike Sirmons, Benji White, Heath Mansfield, Jack Bynum, Jack Tedder, Justin Coile and Verna Sammons.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the American Legion.

In lieu of flowers, donations should be sent to: Sirmons in France Mission, Society for Europe’s Evangelization (S.E.E.), P.O. Box 2886, Anderson, SC 29621.

Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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