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Alene Crews Hickox Griner

May 19, 1934 — October 25, 2017

Nahunta-Alene Crews Hickox Griner, 83 of Nahunta, passed away Wednesday morning (October 25, 2017) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross, following an extended illness.

Born in Waycross, Ga her parents were Charlie Crews and Laura Willis Crews. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Perry Hickox, and her second husband, Raiford Griner, a daughter, Annette Chesser; 3 brothers, Marvin Crews, Clyde Crews, and A.V. Crews.

Alene was a homemaker and a member of Nahunta Church of God. She enjoyed working in her flowers, spending time with her grandchildren, and going with Joan to eat Pizza.

Survivors include, her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara McLaughlin (John), of Salisbury, NC; 3 stepdaughters and their spouses, Tammy Kasperian (Eric), of Jesup, Brenda Kent, also of Jesup, and Patricia Moon (Kenny), of Ludowici; a son-in-law, Barry Chesser, of Nahunta; 3 grandchildren and their spouses, Kim Gorman (Brad), of Salisbury, NC., Barry “Bo” Chesser, Jr. (Christine), of Nahunta, and Ashlie Mudge (Chris), of Waycross; 5 great grandchildren, Sam Chesser, Eli Chesser, Caleb Mudge, Blake Mudge, and Amelia Anne Gorman; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Burnice Crews (Joan), of Hoboken, James Crews (Reba), of Nahunta; a sister, Mary Crosby, of Nahunta, also a special adopted sister, Joan Crews. Also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Thursday (October 26, 2017) starting at 6PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Funeral Services will be held Friday (October 27, 2017) at 2PM at the Chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Florey officiating.

Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bo Chesser, Bradley Ray Gorman, Bobby Crews, Kyle Crews, Christopher Mudge, and Joey Crews.

Family and pallbearers are asked to meet at the Chapel Friday by 1:30PM.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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