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James "Jim" Ebb Daughtry

June 9, 1944 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

James "Jim" Daughtry Obituary

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. James Ebb "Jim" Daughtry, age 79, of Swainsboro, on December 21, 2023 at Augusta University Hospital in Augusta. 

Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, December 26, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church of Swainsboro with Father Steve Larson officiating. 

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 26, 2023 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at Durden- Hudson Funeral Directors.  

Burial will be in the Stillmore City Cemetery following the service.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Smith, Matt Edwards, Steven Edwards, Drew Roberts, Matt Roberts and Bert Stewart.

Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club.

Born in Metter, Mr. Daughtry was the son of Robert Ebb and Quebec Edenfield Daughtry. He was a 1962 graduate of Emanuel County Institute and served in the National Guard. Jim worked with Stewart's Jewelry and Smith's Jewelers repairing and engraving jewelry and repairing watches. He often boasted that he had worked 60 Christmases. He was on Stillmore City Council and served as Stillmore Mayor for many years before moving to Swainsboro. He was active with Troop 75 Boy Scouts of America and accompanied two trecks to Philmont New Mexico Scout Reservation. He was a member of the First Methodist Church, Sons of the American Revolution and of the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club. Joining The Swainsboro Kiwanis in 1993, Jim was awarded the Governor’s Leadership Medallion in 2016, The Ruby K in 2018 and also the Legion of Honor in 2018.   

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Marjorie "Snooks" Hudson.

Survivors include:

Wife of 43Years: Bobbie Roberts Daughtry

Sons: Brad Daughtry (Carla) of Stillmore, GA and Mars Daughtry (Ana) of Soperton, GA 

Two Grandchildren: Amelia Daughtry and Oliver Daughtry.

Several Nieces and Nephews.

Memorial Donations may be made to The Gideon's International, PO Box 365, Swainsboro, GA 30401.

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. James "Jim" Daughtry of Swainsboro, Georgia.

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December 26, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Durden - Hudson Funeral Directors
206 East Pine Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401

Funeral Service
December 26, 2023

2:00 PM
Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
621 W. Main St.
Swainsboro, GA 30401


Gideons International
P O Box 365, Swainsboro GA 30401


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