Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral services for Mr. G.W. Dean, age 84, who passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019 at his residence under the care of Comfort Care Hospice. He was a member of Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church and retired from the Operating Engineers Local #474. Mr. Dean was a Past Master of the Holmesville Lodge #195 of F. & A.M. and a Past Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star-Baxley Chapter #363. He enjoyed hunting and fishing throughout his lifetime.
He was preceded in death by his parents, L.H. “Hop” and Alice Craven Dean and one sister, Mattie Dea Nesmith.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Susie Bell Thomas Dean, two sons, Lewis (Janet) Dean and Levy (Pam) Dean; three grandchildren, Adam Dean, Amy Myers and Krissie Dean all of Baxley; and five great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. from the Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church with the Reverend Jim Snell and the Reverend Rick Brown officiating.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Masonic Rites.
Mr. Dean will lie in state one hour prior to funeral services on Monday at Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church.
Active Pallbearers will be Bruce Craven, Mitch Myers, Adam Dean, Chris Taylor, Tommy Craven, Steve Craven and Mickey Craven.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Masons and all others in attendance.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Masonic Home of Georgia, PO Box 4183 Macon, GA 31208 or Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church, 3785 Ten Mile Rd. Baxley, GA 31513.
Friends and family may sign the online guest book at noblesfh.com.
Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Mr. G.W. Dean.