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Mr. James Bryce Satterfield

July 13, 1932 ~ May 10, 2017 (age 84)

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Evans funeral home announces the death of Mr. James Bryce Satterfield, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  Mr. Satterfield was born in Hoschton, Georgia a son of the late Henry Washington and Toma Jessie Stepp Satterfield, was a member and Elder Emeritus of Galilee Christian Church, served as Boy Scouts Scoutmaster for many years and was the retired owner of Satterfield’s Auto Service Center after a successful career operating his own garage and wrecker service for twenty-six years.  Throughout his life, Mr. Satterfield’s employment included Jefferson Mills, Jefferson Motor Company, and General Times Corporation.  Mr. Satterfield was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Satterfield is preceded by sisters, Myrtice Satterfield Shropshire, Lucille Satterfield Arnold, Bertrelle Satterfield Carroll, Annelle Satterfield Evans, Jurelle Satterfield Neese Perkins, Alline Satterfield Wilkinson, brothers, Royce Henry Satterfield and Le Roy W. Satterfield, and two infant siblings.


Survivors include his wife of sixty-four years, Shirley Fay Wood Satterfield of Jefferson, daughter, Joan Satterfield Duff and her husband Dr. Karl Duff of Canton,  two sons, Tim Satterfield and his wife Carolyn of Jefferson, and Hugo Martinez of Jefferson.  Sisters, Merle Satterfield Thompson of Jefferson and Pat Satterfield Johnson and her husband Gus of Jefferson.  Grandchildren, Joshua Kelley of Chicago, Illinois, Cody Satterfield Glenn and her husband Jay of Fort Mill, South Carolina.  Great grandchildren,  Parker Glenn and Presley Glenn of Fort Mill, South Carolina.  Nieces and nephews also survive.  Special nieces, Benita Carroll Sims of Maysville, Karen Carruth of Jefferson.  Caregivers, Marie Calixte, Manju Mahon and Miriam Uhaa.


Graveside services will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Galilee Christian Church Cemetery with Reverend Carey Pittman officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Friday, May 12, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00 P.M.. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Satterfield to the Galilee Christian Church Building Fund, 2191 Galilee Church Road, Jefferson, Georgia.  30549.


Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

Galilee Christian Church Building Fund
2191 Galilee Church Road, Jefferson GA 30549

 Service Information

May 12, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Graveside Service
May 13, 2017

2:00 PM
Galilee Christian Church Cemetery
2191 Galilee Church Road
Jefferson, GA 30549

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