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JoAnn Minshew, 71

March 20, 1948 - July 22, 2019

JoAnn Minshew, age 71, of Broxton, Georgia, passed away on Monday morning, July 22, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Minshew was born on March 20, 1948, in Telfair County, Georgia, the daughter of the late Johnnie Hulett and Clifford Beulah Hart Hulett.

She worked as a pharmacy technician with Broxton Pharmacy and was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Sue Paulk, and two brothers, John Hulett and Ralph Hulett.

Survivors include: her husband, Arthur “Bug” Minshew of Broxton, GA; daughter, Deweese Minshew of Broxton, GA; son, Brent Minshew (wife Maggi) of Broxton, GA; three grandchildren, Cole Minshew, Cameron Minshew, and Emilee Dovers; four sisters, Debra Smith (husband Darrell) of Broxton, GA, Marilyn Rish (husband Archie) of Broxton, GA, Margaret Pridgen of Vidor, Texas, and Agnes Jones (husband Roy) of Byron, GA; two brothers, Earl Hulett (wife Marlene) of St. Mary’s, GA, and Gerald Frank Hulett (wife Kathy) of Jacksonville, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Sims Funeral Home with Rev. George Carroll Paulk officiating. Interment followed at Pridgen Church Cemetery. The family received friends Wednesday afternoon from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. prior to the service at Sims Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Cameron Minshew, Brenton Minshew, Cole Minshew, Mason Solomon, George Boyd and Alex Williams.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Sims Funeral Home of Douglas, GA, was in charge of arrangements.

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