Rentz_NoraNora J. Rentz, 71, died Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.

 Nora was born on June 2, 1942 in Adel, Georgia to the late Carl and Nora Louise Parrish.  She spent her early years in Adel and was also a long time resident of Wayne County.  A homemaker and mother by trade, Nora enjoyed gambling, spending time at the water and listening to music.  She loved her family most of all, and devoted her life to her children and grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Nora was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Malone Rentz; two brothers, Shorty and Fred Parrish and one sister Juanita Parrish.

 She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John and Kristi Green of Blackshear; daughter and son-in-law, Gabriel and Tommy Mansfield of Jesup; sister, Ethel Dawson of New Mexico and grandchildren, Cullen, Davis and Julia Green and Seana and James Mansfield.  Several nieces also survive.

 Memorial services will be at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2013 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA 31545.