Barbara “Bobbie” Stallings Crummey, 77, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2022 under the care of Hospice of South Georgia and her loving family.
A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, Bobbie was born on August 30, 1944 to the late, Ralph and Vera Spell Smith. She worked a couple of different jobs throughout her lifetime and had owned and operated a consignment store in Jesup for several years, but most of her life was devoted to raising her children and caring for her family. Bobbie was always busy. Her sassy attitude and strong work ethic kept her “on the move” all the time. She enjoyed working in her yards, crafting, eating junk food and fishing but most of all spending time with her family and the ones she loved. In addition to her family, her two husbands, Gene Stallings and Thad Crummey and her great grandson, Lester Denison, Jr., all preceded her in death.
Survivors include her two daughters, Tammie Hodges and Debbie Harrell Stallings both of Jesup; two sons, Gary Stallings of Reidsville and David Stallings and wife, Joy of Hoboken and siblings, Betty Montgomery, Janice Hodges, Raymond Smith and Frances Wiggins all of Jesup. A host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews cousins and extended family members also survive.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup with Reverend Fred Anderson and Cliff Crummey officiating.
Interment will follow in Crummey Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dalton Grantham, Jerald Grantham, Jr., David Hodges, Jr., Kevin Manning, Scott Gay and Jimmy “Peanut” Davis, Jr.
The family would like to express our appreciation to her caregivers, Tammie, Frances and Betty and the staff of Hospice of South Georgia for going above and beyond the call of duty to make sure Bobbie got the best care in her final days.
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