Jean Fowlkes

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Jean Fowlkes of Bluffton, S.C., died on March 16th at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Ga. She was born on July 13th, 1935, in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1961 she moved to Atlanta, Ga. where she was employed with Eastern Airlines and later America Express. She and her husband, Jere, retired to Bluffton in 1998.
She was a member of Low Country Presbyterian Church. She was also an active member of the Sun City Veteran’s Association and the Republican Club. She enjoyed traveling and was an avid University of Tennessee football fan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jere Fowlkes. She is survived by her sister, Martha Palmer and husband Gene of Wilmington, N.C., along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at Low Country Presbyterian Church on April 7th at 2:30 p.m. with a private burial at Beaufort National Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at Memorial Health Neuro ICU unit for the excellent care she received while there.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Low Country Presbyterian Church, 10 Simmonsville Rd., Bluffton, S.C., 29910, or charity of choice.