October 9, 1942 - May 13, 2018
Mr. George Edwin Stockwell, age 75, of Douglas passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Pruitt Health Center in Fitzgerald, following an extended illness. He was born October 9, 1942 to the late Edwin Timothy “Stock Tanner” Stockwell and the late Blanche Phillips Stockwell. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Brother, James Robert “Bob” Stockwell. Mr. Stockwell, a native of Coffee County, was a farmer. He had been associated with Fales Church of God, Covenant Christian Church and Stokesville Baptist Church. Survivors include: 3 Children: Gina (Chris) Sullivan of Ackworth, GA. Their Children – Merridith & Stock Sullivan ; Ashley & Greg Sullivan, all of Ackworth, GA. Jill (Russ) Ledbetter of Ackworth, GA. Their Children – Nicholas Ledbetter and Erin Ledbetter, all of Ackworth, GA. Regan (Drew) Tanner of Douglas, GA. Their Children – Collier & Adalyn Guess Andrew Tanner, Michael Tanner and Hollis Tanner, all of Douglas, GA. Former Wife: Jackie Stockwell of Douglas, GA. Several Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and a host of Friends. The funeral service were held Wednesday morning, May 16, 2018, at 11:00 A. M., at Stokesville Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Mathews officiating. A Special Eulogy was given by Greg Griffis and Sons-In-Law each presented Bible Scriptures. The Interment followed in the Stokesville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers were: Russ Ledbetter, Chris Sullivan, Drew Tanner Nicholas Ledbetter Collier Guess and Stock Sullivan. Honorary Pallbearers were: Phil Tanner, Emory Phillips, Buddy James, Greg Griffis and Clay Stockwell. A Special Musical Selection, “How Great Thou Art” was presented by the Soloist, Martha Souther, with Patty Spivey, at the Piano. “Pre-Lude” and “Post-Lude” soft hymns were rendered by Patty Spivey, at the Piano. At the Graveside, “Amazing Grace” was presented by the Congregation led By Martha Souther. Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the Arrangements.
Mr. George Edwin Stockwell, age 75, of Douglas passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Pruitt Health Center in Fitzgerald, following an extended illness. He was born October 9, 1942 to the late Edwin Timothy “Stock Tanner” Stockwell... View Obituary & Service Information
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