Maxine S. Nesbit

JONES COUNTY:  Maxine S. Nesbit, 88, of Lakeridge Court, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at a local nursing home.  The family greeted friends from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Sunday, at Bridges Funeral Home in Gray.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, Jan. 4, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home, with interment at Cedar Ridge Cemetery in Gray.  The Rev. John Wood officiated.

Mrs. Nesbit was born Sept. 18, 1927, in Duplin County, N.C., and had lived most of her life in the Atlanta area.  She was the daughter of the late Liston Sandlin and Daisy Sandlin.  Mrs. Nesbit served as an officer in the Salvation Army in Atlanta and was a retired bookkeeper for C & S Bank.  She was preceded in death by her husband, B. Fred Nesbit.

Mrs. Nesbit is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Deborah Nesbit; grandchildren and spouse, Jason and Jenny Nesbit and Andrea Nesbit; and by a great-grandson, Beck Nesbit.

Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements.  Please visit the online memorial at


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