James Samuel Callaway

Born: Sun., Apr. 19, 1931
Died: Tue., Sep. 26, 2017

Graveside Service

10:30 AM Fri., Sep. 29, 2017
Location: Greenlawn Cemetery

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James Samuel Callaway, 86, of Union Point, GA, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at Greene Point Health and Rehabilitation.  A lifelong resident of Greene County, he was born in Penfield on April 19, 1931, the son of the late Homer and Lou Emma Armour Callaway.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Allene Durham Callaway; daughter, Cathy Callaway Gardner; siblings: Dawson Callaway, William Callaway, Minnie “Polly” Powell, Iona Ellison, and Mary Strozier.

Mr. Callaway grew up in Penfield, GA.   He attended school in Penfield and graduated from Union Point High School.  After graduation, he proudly served his country, during the Korean War, in the United States Army.   On December 9, 1957, he married the late Allene Durham, of Siloam, GA.   He was a member of The First Baptist Church of Union Point.  During his working career, Mr. Callaway worked for Chipman Union, as a packer, and Warrenton Manufacturing, as a presser.  He enjoyed being outside, fishing, and hunting.

Mr. Callaway is survived by daughter, Shirley (Ronny) Blakely, of Kentucky; sons: Tim (Andrea) Callaway, of Warthen, GA, Todd (Tammy) Callaway, of Woodville, GA; 10 grandchildren: Michael (Angie Simpson) Blakely, Kristie (William Shrader) Freeman, Christopher (Brittany) Callaway, Corry (Anna) Callaway, Craig (Kaitlin) Callaway, Travis Goss, Clay (Lisa) Goss, Michael (Anika) Beard, Roxanne (Dave Edwards) Mize, Chelsie (Conrad Easley) Neibert; 23 great grandchildren: Tyler, Jessica (Dustin), Kara, Dylan, Nicole, Weston, Jaycie, Hudson, Ian, Landon, Emily, Charlee, Kaylei, Cason, Abel, Hayden, Grayson, Ansleigh, Caleb, Rileigh, Liam, Brinlee, Cody; great great grandson, Braxton; host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Graveside services will be held Friday, September 29, 2017, at 10:30AM at Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669.  Rev. Bobby Tomlin will officiate.  The family will receive family and friends Friday at graveside at 10:00AM until time of service.

Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at www.mccomonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register. 

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jean adriance
   Posted Wed September 27, 2017
Will miss James, he was always so friendly....

Greene County Senior Center
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
The Staff and clients of the Greene County Senior Center sends our deepest sympathy to the Callaway family. We will miss Mr. James and his fishing stories. RIP

Marion P Wills
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
We have fond memories of Great Uncle James. We remember him fondly, when he used to visit our Grand Parents, Dawson and Ada Callaway. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Javie and Cindy.