Jess G. Brightwell Woodstock, Ga. Jess G. Brightwell, 61, of Woodstock, Ga., formerly of Greenville, died Monday, May 23, 2005. A native of Greenville, S.C., Jess was a graduate of the Citadel and Georgia Military Academy, and served his country in the U.S. Army. He was manager of NTB Tires at Merchants Walk in Marietta, and was a member of the Heritage Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary I. Brightwell of Woodstock; a son, Russell J. Brightwell of Woodstock; a sister, Barbara Brightwell Smith of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; a brother, David C. Brightwell of League City, Texas; and one niece also survives. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the graveside in Woodlawn Cemetery in Greenville, S.C., with the Rev. Sid Gunter officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 672648, Marietta, GA 30006. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Woodstock Funeral Home, 8855 Main St., Woodstock, GA 30188 (770) 926-3107.
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