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Alice Briones Jean, 72, of Savannah, Georgia and wife of Freddie “Fred” Jean, died Saturday evening, May 16, 2020, while resting on the shoulder of her husband of 46 years.

Born in San Antonio, Texas, she was a daughter of the late Ambrosio Briones and the late Mary Ann De La Garza. Alice was a member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church. She earned her Master of Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Alice was passionate about developing leadership and building effective teams within small businesses. She was a former longtime member of Skidaway Rotary Club and a former member of the local Business Network International group. Her husband, her family, and her friends were her greatest love.

Surviving are her husband, Freddie “Fred” Jean; two daughters, Tammy Jean Moreau (Cal) and Rachelle Jean Ramsey (Justin); two sons, Cary Brent Jean (Melissa) and Roque Jean (Kiersten); ten grandchildren, Caleb Moreau, Candace Moreau, Natalie Moreau, Leah Moreau, Michael Jean (Elizabeth), Brandon Jean (Meredith), Michelle Jean, Hannah Ramsey, Shelby Ramsey, and Justin Colt Ramsey; one great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Jean, and one sister, Audelia Briones.

A viewing will be from 11 until 5 o’clock Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

With concern for the safety and health of our family and friends, a memorial service will be held at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church at a later date.

A private graveside service will be held in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery conducted by the Reverend James W. Giddens.

Remembrances: Second Harvest Food Bank – 2501 East Presidents Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404.

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  1. Rick Monroe says:

    Alice: Constant smile. Backed by kindness. Always totally committed to professionalism in her job. Consistently more “personal” than “business”. Fred: What a sweet love story…. Miss seeing you. Praying for peace for your heart today….

  2. Kay Morgan says:

    My dear sweet friend Alice .. I’ will miss your infectious laugh , wonderful
    smile and kindness . I always enjoyed our conversations you all ways made me feel positive.
    Rest In Peace with the Angels

  3. Al Pace says:

    Fred, so sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed working with Alice. You are in our prayers.

  4. Linda Foran says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Alice helped and guided me through many things through the years. She will be missed.

  5. Joe & Rachel Pezzimenti says:

    We are friends of Tammy & Cal. So very sorry for your loss. We continue to pray for your family. May the Lord bless & keep you all.

  6. Susan Holcombe says:

    My prayers are with Freddie and the family. Thinking of you!

  7. Jim Bullluck says:

    Fred, so sorry for your loss. She was a strong and elegant lady.

  8. Kathie & Bruce Whittaker says:

    We are so sorry for the loss of Alice for the entire Jean family. We are praying for God’s peace and comfort for all.

  9. Louie and Rebecca Haynes says:

    Sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family.
    May the Lord be with you.
    Love you our friend,
    Louie and Rebecca

  10. Sophia Caparisos says:

    Roque and Rachelle,
    I am so sorry to learn of your sweet mother’s passing. I pray that you will find comfort in your happiest, funniest memories of her, and in the knowledge that many people outside of your family loved and respected her. You will all be in my prayers. May her memory be eternal.
    Mrs. Cap

  11. Sharon Moreau says:


    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your children during this time. Alice was a special lady and I will remember her laughter and smile. We are deeply sorry for your loss.I pray God will show up in miraculous ways and comfort your heart and that you would feel his presence. You are deeply loved.

    Tim& Sharon Moreau

  12. Brandon & Sarah Schnierer says:


    We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

    Much love,
    The Schnierers

  13. Phil & Joyce Renicks’ says:

    Fred and family
    We are so sorry for your loss. We weren’t able to be with Alice too many times in the 30 years that we have known her but we loved to hear her laugh and enjoyed talking with her about her family. We are praying for God’s peace and strength as you walk through these days.Blessings on all of you.
    Phil & Joyce

  14. Linda W. Geriner says:


    I am so very,very sorry for your loss. Alice was lovely, and it was always a treat to see her beautiful smile. She always made you feel so special, as if seeing you was just the best thing! I will always remember her kindness.

    My heartfelt sympathy to you and all your family.

    Linda Geriner

  15. Bob and Patti Irvine says:

    Fred and family,
    We are so saddened by hearing of the loss of Alice. She was a strong woman who was also gracious and loving. She cared deeply about her friends, clients, community and especially her family. Her positive and calming presence will be greatly missed by many people.

    Bob and Patti

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