Sunday, December 25, 2011
By Obit Clerk

Agnes N. Baker
Funeral services for Agnes Neal Baker, 80, of Mitchell, Ga., will be held on Thurs., Dec. 22, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Williams Grove Baptist Church in Mitchell with pastor, Rev. Golden Lott, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Haynes & Thomas Funeral Home of Warrenton, Ga. is handling the arrangements.

Dudley Bryant
Dudley Bryant, 58, of Lincolnton, Ga., husband of Susan Cox Bryant and father of Patrick, Eugene, and Alicia Bryant, entered into rest on Dec. 18, 2011.
Funeral services were held on Wed., Dec. 21, at Hephzibah Baptist Church & Cemetery.
The family received friends on Tues., Dec. 20, at Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton.

Gladys Flourney-Zellars
Gladys Flourney-Zellars, 89, of Lincolnton, Ga., passed away on Sun., Dec. 18, 2011.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 22, at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Washington, Ga. Interment will be in Zoah Church Cemetery.
The family received friends on Wed., Dec. 21, at Davenport-McLendon Mortuary, Inc. of Washington.

Arthur Graham
Arthur Graham, husband of Patsy R. Graham, of Lincolnton, Ga., entered into rest on Dec. 17, 2011.
Funeral services were held in the Chapel at Bellevue Memorial Gardens on Wed., Dec. 21. The family received friends prior to the service.
Thomas L. King Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

John C. Groves
John C. Groves, 69, of Appling, Ga., husband of Trudy Groves and father of Elizabeth McDaniel and Suzanne McGowan, passed away on Tues., Dec. 20, 2011.
Memorial services will be held on Fri., Dec. 23, at 7 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5-7 p.m. Interment will be held at Greenwood Memorial Park in Pineville, La. at a later date.
Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors of Augusta is handling the arrangements.

William Robert Hall
Retired Teacher and Tax Assessor

William Robert Hall, 81, of Huntington Rd. N.E. in Thomson, Ga., entered into rest on Dec. 20, 2011 at his residence surrounded by family.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. on Fri., Dec. 23, in the Knox Chapel of the Thomson First United Methodist Church with Rev. John Barnes officiating. Interment to be held in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
William Robert Hall was born and raised in Warren County, Ga. and was the son of the late Robert Hill Hall and the late Mae Gunn Hall. After attending West Georgia College, Mr. Hall enlisted in the U.S. Navy for four years and served as Quartermaster on the USS Bayfield during the Korean Conflict, serving in Japan and the USA. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. degree in Business and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. A retired teacher from Warren County High School, Mr. Hall also served as a former Warren County Tax Assessor. He was a member of Thomson First United Methodist Church, an avid golfer with what he called “the Geriatric crowd” at Belle Meade Country Club, and he enjoyed life, living and traveling out west.
Mr. Hall is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Helen Burney Hall; son, Robert Burney “Bob” Hall and wife Julie of LaGrange, Ky.; daughter, Janet Hall Herbert of Evans, Ga.; and grandchildren, Burney Gillingham Herbert, Robert Brian Hall, and Randi Nicole Hall.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Hospice, 2803 Wrightsboro Road, Suite 38, Augusta, Ga. 30909 or Thomson First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Thomson, Ga. 30824.
Please visit to sign the family’s personal guestbook.
Beggs Funeral Home of Thomson, Ga. is in charge of arrangements.

Juanita Ivey
Juanita Ivey, of Dearing, Ga., wife of Wayne Ivey, died on Wed., Dec. 21, 2011, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
Curtis Funeral Home of Thomson is handling the arrangements.

Mary Riviere
Mary Elizabeth Talbert Riviere, 92, of Wrens, Ga., mother of Mary Marcelle Riviere Harris, passed away on Dec. 18, 2011.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 22, at Overbrook Cemetery in McCormick, S.C.
James Funeral Home of Wrens is handling the arrangements.

To get these obituaries in print, see the Sun., Dec. 25, edition of The McDuffie Progress.

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