Mr. James Brooke Lonon

January 25, 1935 ~ September 6, 2021 (age 86)


Mr. James Brook Lonon, age 86, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Monday early afternoon, September 6th, at his residence, after a brief illness. He was a Bulloch County native and a retired farmer. He was also employed with Bulloch County Schools BOE, Rozier Ford Dealership, and Rogers Bridge Construction. He was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, where he faithfully served as a devoted deacon, church member, and assistant treasury secretary.

He leaves to cherish fond memories his devoted and loving wife of 31 years, Nellie Lonon of Statesboro, Ga.; Children: three daughters, Blanche Lonon-Moore, Wanda Denise (Jerome) Davis, Carolyn V. (Craig) McCrae all of Statesboro, Ga.; four sons, Hollis Ray (Pennye) Tremble, Leon (Alexandria) Lonon, Ronnie James Lonon, all of Statesboro, Ga., Lloyd (Bennie) Tremble of Savannah, Ga; nine step daughters, Shirley Colbert, Joyce (Alexander) Brown, Georgia Sampson, Helen Colbert, Tracy Colbert, Gloria (Jonathan) Barnes, all of Statesboro, Ga., Wanda (William) Strickland of Chattanooga, TN, CeCe Jordan of Atlanta, Ga., Angela (Raymon) Lester of Lithonia, Ga.; two step sons, Larry (Tina) Colbert AustinLeve(Erica) Colbert, all of Statesboro, Ga.; two sisters, Carolyn Hardy of New Jersey, New Jersey and Barbara Lonon of Statesboro, Ga; three sister-in-laws, Mary Lois (Dunbar) Ward, Lou Ellen (O’Neal) Young, all of Statesboro, Ga., Avis Colbert of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. 47 grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends; including a devoted special friend, Deacon Henry Shatteen Jr. Of Statesboro, Ga.

A walk-through viewing will be held on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, in the Statesboro Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc.

A celebration of life service will be held graveside for Deacon James Lonon on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 11 AM at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 197 Antioch Road, Brooklet, Ga., with the Rev. Richard A. Lawrence, eulogist, and the Elder Gary Wallace, presiding.

Interment will be held in the church cemetery.

We will adhere to social distancing and we are requiring that a mask be worn if you plan to attend the viewing and celebration of life service.

The celebration of life service will be live-streamed via Facebook address

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Final arrangements have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458


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Walk-Through Viewing
September 17, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 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, Graveside Service
September 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
197 Antioch Church Road
Brooklet, GA 30415

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