Cover photo for George Carson DeVane's Obituary
George Carson DeVane Profile Photo

George Carson DeVane

February 12, 1943 — September 4, 2022


George Carson DeVane

Mr. George Carson DeVane, 79, of Americus, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 04, 2022, at Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Stephen Fripp officiating. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Monday, September 5, 2022, from 6:00-8:00PM.

Mr. DeVane was born February 12, 1943, in Americus, GA, to Bill DeVane and Hazel Rooks DeVane. An electrician by trade, he worked for Wise Electric for many years before opening his own business, DeVane Electric.  He enjoyed doing electrical work. Mr. DeVane enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family camping at the river.  He was an avid Atlanta Braves baseball fan.  Mr. DeVane loved everybody and especially enjoyed helping people fix things. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Mrs. Dorothy Ann Varnum DeVane, his sister Linda Biletzskov, his brother-in-law Joe Biletzskov and by a grandson, Scott DeVane.

He is survived by his children, Mark DeVane of Americus, GA, Keith DeVane of Americus, Bonnie and her husband Cary Moore of Americus, Travis DeVane and his wife, Kim of Ellaville and Angie Duhon and her husband, Dewey of Port St. Joe, FL; two sisters, Dianne Albritton (Steve Hale) of Ellaville, GA, and Jo DeVane of Americus, GA; by 13 grandchildren, Leslie McKinney (Chase), Mark DeVane, Jr. (Emily), Randy DeVane, Abby DeVane, Noah DeVane, Karen Drake, Megan Price, Josh Felker (Hailey), Jake Felker (Haley), Wally DeVane, Kaitlyn DeVane, Taylor Clark (Connor) and Lance Duhon; 23 great-grandchildren; his step-mother, Mildred DeVane of Americus, GA. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Way-Watson Funeral Home of Ellaville has been entrusted with these arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of George Carson DeVane, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Monday, September 5, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery

961 Shiloh Rd, Americus, GA 31719

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 262

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree