Sunday, January 15, 2012
By Obit Clerk



Barney L. Bentley
Barney Lang Bentley, 68, of Lincolnton, Ga., father of Jason Bentley, died on Mon., Jan. 9, 2012.
Visitation will be held on Thurs., Jan. 12, from 6-8 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton. At Mr. Bentley's request, his body will be cremated following the visitation. No memorial services are scheduled at this time.
Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton is handling the arrangements.

Essie Dixon
Essie Mae Reese Dixon, 86, of Louisville, Ga., wife of the late Howard W. Dixon, mother of Richard Dixon and Jewell Dixon Ellison, and sister of Louise (Ronnie) Bohler of Thomson, died on Jan. 8, 2012.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thurs., Jan. 12, at the Dixon Family Cemetery.
The family received friends on Wed., Jan. 11, at Sheppard Funeral Home, College Place, Gibson, Ga.
Lowe Funeral Home of Warrenton, Ga. is handling the arrangements.

William L. Hayes
William Lewis Hayes, 67, of Rayle, Ga., passed away on Sun., Jan. 8, 2012.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Fri., Jan. 13, at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Crawfordville, Ga.
Davenport-McLendon Mortuary, Inc. of Washington, Ga. is handling the arrangements.

Ralph L. Montigny
Ralph L. Montigny, of Lincolnton, Ga., died on January 11, 2012 at the VA Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.
Funeral services will be held on Fri., Jan. 13, at 2:30 p.m. at the Georgia Veterans Cemetery in Milledgeville, Ga.
Visitation will also be held on Fri., Jan. 13, from 9:30 until 11 a.m. at Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton.

Celia Parrish
Celia R. Milburn Parrish, 94, of Gray, Ga., mother of B.G. and Billy Parrish, died on Sun., Jan, 8, 2012.
Funeral services were held on Wed., Jan. 11, at Fellowship Baptist Church & Cemetery in Gibson, Ga. The family received friends prior to the service.
Sheppard Funeral Home of Gibson handled the arrangements.

Barbara A. Reed
Barbara Ann Davis Reed, 51, of Thomson, Ga., died on Jan. 11, 2012.
Barbara was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County and was the daughter of the late David Walter Davis and the late Virginia Pearl Ansley Inglett. She was employed at Wendy’s as a crew member. Survivors include her husband, Michael Eugene Reed; son, Michael Reed; brothers, Mark Davis and wife Judy, Keith Davis and wife Brenda, Vance Davis and wife Sandra; nephews, Hunter Davis, Tyler Davis and niece, Skylar Davis and her biological father, James Burke.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 14, at Whiteoak United Methodist Cemetery.
Please visit BeggsFuneralHome.com for additional obituary information or to sign the family’s personal guest book. Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road NE, Thomson, Ga., is in charge of all arrangements. (706) 595-4100.

Tessie Rogers
Funeral services for Tessie Mae Evans Rogers, 94, of Thomson, Ga., were held on Wed., Jan. 11, 2012, at Cody Grove Baptist Church in Warrenton, Ga. with Pastor Rev. Andrew Grant presiding and Rev. Larry Neal as Eulogist. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Thomson Funeral System handled the arrangements.

Darlene J. Scott
Funeral services for Darlene Johnson Scott, 63, of Thomson, Ga., will be held on Fri., Jan. 13, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church in Thomson. The pastor, Rev. F.D. Favors, will be officiating. Interment will be in Westview Cemetery of Thomson.
Thomson Funeral System is handling the arrangements.


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