Miles~Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the services for James C. VanNess, age 78, who passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016 at The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia. He was a native of Staunton, Indiana living in Baxley for the past 38 years. He was retired after 31 years as a service technician with IBM and owner and operator of #1 Satellite and TV for 19 years. He attended Calvary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Katherine VanNess; a daughter, Terri Jean VanNess; a grandson, Joshua Shorter and a brother, Terry Wayne Jones.
Survivors include by his wife, Ginger VanNess of Baxley; two sons, Jimmy VanNess of Columbus, Indiana and Darin VanNess of Indiana; one daughter, Vicki Shorter and husband Mark of Brazil, Indiana; five adopted children, Darin, Kayla, Jacob, Emily and Shane; one stepson, David Maze; five grandchildren, Chelsie Tootle, Taylor Maze, Daniel Maze, Jonathan Shorter and Jessica Jenkins; ten great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other family also survive.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 11am at Calvary Baptist Church with the Reverend Roger LaRoche officiating.
Friends and family may sign the online guest book at milesnobles.com.
Miles~Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for James C. VanNess.