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George Sirmans

George Allen Sirmans

Friday, January 22nd, 1932 - Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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George Allen Sirmans
George Allen Sirmans, age 89, of Jacksonville, Georgia, formerly of Fargo, Georgia, died on Sunday, January 24th, 2021 at his residence.
George was a Navy Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was the Chairman of the Clinch County Commissioners for 16 years and was the founder of the Bridges of Hope, which now has 5 Centers in various parts of South Georgia. He has been one of Alcoholics Anonymous most notable speakers for over 44 years.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jackie Gilley Sirmans; a son, George Allen Sirmans II; parents, Lott Sirmans and Emma Allen Sirmans; 2 brothers, Theo Sirmans and Hammond Sirmans.
Survivors include his wife, Effie Jo Sirmans of Jacksonville, Ga.; 4 daughters, Nancy (Steve) Funderburk of Blackshear, Ga., Barbara (Allen) Stormant of Manila, Ak, Vicky (Matt) Harper of Valdosta, Ga., Gilley (Tod) Spaude of Bushnell, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
Please express your condolences online at lowesfuneralhome.net
Lowe’s Funeral Home of Helena, Georgia is in charge of the arrangements.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. in the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with friends and family officiating.
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    Saturday, February 6th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, February 6th, 2021 2:00pm
    Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
    ., GA
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Raymond K. Bud Smith

Posted at 09:04am
Mr. George did a tremendous amount of work for those recovering from Alcoholism. He was a trail blazer for those in Recovery. He may have been ruff sometimes but his heart was always in the right place for those in Recovery. That's a good legacy to leave.//

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