Nathan Rewis, age 83, of Statenville, GA. passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at his home. Mr. Rewis was born at Halo, GA. on April 15, 1929 to the late Joe and Ola Petty Rewis. Nathan was a forester and retired after 47 years from Champion International Paper Company. He was predeceased in death by his wife, Jessie Lee Trueluck Rewis in 2006. Mr. Rewis was also predeceased by his parents, three brothers, J.M., James and Walter Rewis and one sister, Brunell Sutton.
Survivors include one son, Terry Rewis (Debbie) Statenville, GA.; two daughters, Janice Cantey, Statenville, GA. and Aline Crosby (Dan), Lake Park, GA. ; two brothers, Glenn Rewis and Talmadge Rewis (Mary), Halo, GA.; four sisters, Jonnie Bennett, Valdosta, GA., Betty Jo Davis, Yulee, FL., Ora Lee Rhoden (Buddy), Jacksonville, FL. and Shirley Bradford, Valdosta, GA.; 5 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Friday, July 27, 2012 at Rewis Cemetery with Rev. Chris McCain officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice, 101 Northside Dr. Valdosta, GA 31602.
Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, FL. was in charge of arrangements.