Barbara Lynn Chesser, 77, of Folkston, GA passed away Saturday, July 31 at the Life Care Center of Hilliard. She was born January 1, 1944 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Elisha McEdward Thomas and Retty Lavada Vincent Creel. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church. Mrs. Barbara was a life long resident of Charlton County. She never met a stranger and always had a kind word for everyone she met. Barbara loved God, enjoyed singing, sewing and good bluegrass music. She will be deeply missed by all of her family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3-sisters, 3-brothers and a niece.
She is survived by her children: Sherry Davis (Mark Heyne), Brenda Burgess, Johnny Davis, Sr., Matthew Davis and Mark Davis (Daffyne); 2-sisters: Kathryn Young and Kay Thomas; 12-grandchildren; 25-great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Monday, August 2 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA from 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 3 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home with Rev. Ray McMillan officiating. Burial will follow in Homeland Cemetery.
Due to Covid-19, the family would like to ask all attendees to please follow the rules of social distancing and face masks are recommended at the service. Also, anyone that does not feel comfortable with attending the service, the family would like you to know they understand and covet your prayers.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.