Mr. Jack E. Mote, 81, of Covington, passed away Thursday, Aug. 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 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Todd Hilton officiating. Interment will follow at Covington City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East St., SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guestbook may be signed online www.harwellfuneralhome.com.