Inez Winn Barefoot Southwell, 85, of Folkston, GA passed away February 15, 2017 following a sudden illness. She was born February 18, 1931 in Savannah, GA to the late Helen DeLoach Barefoot and William Lonnie Barefoot. She lived in Waycross, GA until her family moved to Folkston in 1945. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings: William L. Barefoot, Jr., June Barefoot Goodall, Chub Barefoot and Faye Barefoot Gibson.
She is survived by her sister: Lois B. Mays of Folkston, GA; 4-Children: Vivian Southwell (Danny Gurr) of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Becky Hahn (Eric) of Fernandina Beach, FL, William Kinson Southwell and Sidney Eric Southwell (Lynda) of Folkston, GA; 4-Grandchildren: Thor Hahn, Beau Southwell, Christie Wynn Galton and Morgan Southwell Gurr; devoted friends: Winona Allen and Gene Crews and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Friday, February 17 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 18 at 11:00 AM at the First Baptist Church of Folkston with Dr. Randy Jacoby and Rev. Gene McCullough officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Howard McCullough, Mike Drury, Beau Southwell, Thor Hahn, Christie Galton and Joe Allen.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Benevolence Fund.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.
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