Jerelene (Lockhart) Hills-Washington

May 20, 1935 ~ August 18, 2022 (age 87)


Mrs. Jerelene Lockhart Hills-Washington, age 87, of Statesboro, GA., passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

She was a Bulloch County native and retired from the Homebound Services.

She was a member of Hodges Grove Baptist Church and also a member of The Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 113, the Full Gospel Choir and a member of the Mother Board.

She is survived by her children, Nellie Lockhart of Sanford, FL., Burnitta (Wayne) Oglesby of Register, GA., Alma Hills, Leoma Hills, Joseph Hills all of Statesboro, GA., and Jeffery Hills of Nevils, GA.;children she raised as her own, Arthur Hills and Archie Hills of Fort Pierce, FL., Annie Hills and Leroy Hills of Statesboro, GA., and Ellean Stanley of Claxton, GA.; sister, Josephine (Aaron) Cone of Brooklet, GA., brothers, Doy Lockhart of Santa Maria, CA., and John Lockhart of Brooklet, GA.; sister-in-laws, Eloise Lockhart and Paula Lockhart of Brooklet, GA.; 3 honorary great-grandchildren, Raegan Sherrod, Khloe Franklin and Journee Franklin all of Statesboro, GA.; special person that she called son, Fredrick Marshall of Statesboro, GA. A host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

Walk-through viewing will be held on Friday, August 26, 2022 from 7:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. in the Statesboro Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc.

Celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 11:00a.m. at Hodges Grove Baptist Church, 841 Miller Street Extension, Statesboro, GA. Pastor/Eulogist, Rev. Dr. John Harmon.

Jerelene will lie-in-state at the church from 10:00a.m. until 11:00am.

Internment will be held in the Eastside Cemetery, 1502 Northside Dr.

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Celebration of life services have been entrusted to the care of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458

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Walk-Through Viewing
August 26, 2022

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458
238 W. Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

Celebration of Life Service
August 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Hodges Grove Baptist Church (Statesboro, GA)
841 Miller Extension
Statesboro, GA 30458

Interment following funeral service
August 27, 2022

Eastside Cemetery,1502 Northside Drive East, Statesboro

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