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Mr. Jack E. Mote, age 81, of Covington passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019. He was born April 3, 1938 to Reese Emanuel and Clara Mae Herron Mote who have preceded him in death. Mr. Mote grew up in the Methodist Children’s Home in Avondale. He served in the United States Army and attended West Georgia College. Mr. Mote operated the Pony Express Restaurant and the Red Room Steak House for many years, and was a real estate broker. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Mrs. Jimmie Mote, his children Jack Mote of Covington, Roy Mote of Covington, and Rhonda Mote of Houston, Texas, his grandchildren Chelsea, Zach, Savannah, and Corey, his brother Robert Mote, his sisters Helen Robertson, and Dorothy Creech also survive him along with a host of other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Mote will be held at 2 o’clock Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Reverend Todd Hilton officiating. Interment will follow at Covington City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday, August 23, 2019. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.