2017-11-08 / Obituaries

James Houston


James Houston, 91, of Donalsonville, Ga., passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville.

Mr. Houston was born Dec. 14, 1925, in Shawmut, Ala., to the late Aubrey Dewey Houston and Tembie Bell Bridges Houston. He was a sheetrock installer for a commercial construction company and a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Johnson Houston; and three brothers, Walter Houston, George Houston and Charles Houston.

Survivors include two sisters, Lera Cole and husband Bud, of Blakely, Ga., and Emma Rogers of Donalsonville; several nieces, nephews, greatnieces and greatnephews.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Houston Cemetery, Hwy. 27 S., Blakely, with nephew Tommy Houston officiating.

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

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