Mr. Jeanes was a 1976 graduate of Jones County High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1976-1979. He retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections after more than 28 years of service. During his career, he served at 11 prisons. His last assignment was at Baldwin State Prison, where he was the warden. In addition to his dedication to his profession, he was also a loving spouse, father, papa, son and brother. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy T. Jeanes, and his loyal Lab, Gritz.
He is survived by his much-loved wife, Lynn Jeanes, of Milledgeville. Also surviving are three wonderful children, Mandy Williams and Greg Holmes of Milledgeville, and Jaime Jeanes of Gordon. Survivors also include four amazing grandchildren, Harley and Walker Robinson of Milledgeville, Kayla Holmes of Augusta, and Fiona Sampson of Gordon; father, J.E. Jeanes Sr.; brother, Jimmy Jeanes; sister, Kay (David) Norris; and his loving aunt, Patricia Mixon.
A special thank you goes out to nurse Patricia Justice and Hospice Care Options for their excellent care.
John has asked that, in lieu of flowers, a donation be made in his memory to Correctional Peace Officers Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 348390, Sacramento, CA 95834-8390.
Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements. Visit www.mooresfuneralhome.com to express tributes.