Funeral Home: Sherrell Funeral Home

Mr. Gary Wayne Dobbs, of Jackson, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at Henry Medical Center. He was born Oct. 31, 1951 in Atlanta, to James and Eleanor Whitley Dobbs. He was of the Baptist faith and worked as a meat cutter for 32 years. Wayne was a great man. He enjoyed being with his family, joking, and having an all-around good time. He is survived by his wife, Joylene Dobbs, of Jackson; daughter and son-in-law, Brooke and Jason Grimsley, of Newnan; son, James Dobbs, of Jackson; two grandsons, Brady and Owen Grimsley; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Marilyn Dobbs, of McDonough, Robert and Betty Dobbs, of Talking Rock, James Dobbs, of Texas; sister-in-law, Susan Berry, of Jackson; brother-in-law, David Berry, of Stockbridge; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brother, Buddy Allen, and daughter, Christy Dobbs. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24, in the Chapel of Sherrell Funeral Home with Rudy Mangham officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 1 p.m., until the hour of service. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at Sherrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.