Wednesday, January 16, 2013
By Obit Clerk



Joe Chalker
Joseph William Chalker, 93, of Gibson, Ga., husband of the late Corene Swint Chalker, died on Thurs., Jan. 10, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 14, at Bethel United Methodist Church & Cemetery.
The family received friends on Sun., Jan. 13, at Sheppard Funeral Home.

G.B. Duckworth, Jr.
G.B. Duckworth, Jr., 83, of Thomson, Ga., husband of Wilma Duckworth, died on Sat., Jan. 12, 2013.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 14, at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends on Sun., Jan. 13, at Curtis Funeral Home.

Calvin L. Ferguson
Calvin L. Ferguson, 63, of Thomson, Ga., husband of Lucretia Walden Ferguson, died on Fri., Jan. 11, 2013.
A memorial service was held on Mon., Jan. 14, at Holy Cross Episcopal Church.
The family received friends on Sun., Jan. 13, at Curtis Funeral Home.

Master Landon Jason Johnson
Master Landon Jason Johnson, 20 month old son of Jason Johnson and Sherry Johnson, of Martinez, Ga., entered into rest on Jan. 10, 2013.
Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 13, in the Chapel at Warren Baptist in Augusta, Ga. with Rev. Wes Gardner officiating.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Ga., was in charge of arrangements.

Christine Lloyd
Christine Lloyd, of Lincolnton, Ga., entered into rest on Fri., Jan. 11, 2013.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton, Ga.

Brenda McDaniel
Brenda Elizabeth Jones McDaniel, 84, of Evans, Ga., wife of the late Preston McDaniel, entered into rest on Fri., Jan. 11, 2013.
Funeral services were held on Sun., Jan. 13, at Bethesda Baptist Church. Interment was in Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
Visitation was held on Sat., Jan. 12, at Starling Funeral Home in Harlem, Ga.

Freddie L. Neal
Memorial services for Freddie Lee Neal, 66, of Tampa, Fla., will be held on Sat., Jan. 12, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Stamp Branch Baptist Church & Cemetery in Warrenton, Ga.
A wake will be held on Fri., Jan. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the home of Sonya Thomas.
Thomson Funeral System is handling the arrangements.

Ray B. Newman
Ray B. Newman, 68, of Dearing, Ga., husband of Mary D. Newman, entered into rest on Wed., Jan. 9, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., Jan. 12, at Dearing Full Gospel Church. Interment will be in South Harlem Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held on Fri., Jan, 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Starling Funeral Home in Harlem.

Mildred Patterson
Mildred Brookins Patterson, 80, of Thomson, Ga., entered into rest on Jan. 11, 2013.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 14, at the Montpelier United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Curtis Hardie officiating.
Survivors include her children, Lynda Samples of Thomson, Ga., Julia Krantz of Dickson, Tenn., William E. Patterson of San Diego, Calif.; brother, San Culver Brantley of Cumming, Ga.; sisters, Anne McBride of California, Lydia Martin of Augusta, Ga.; granddaughter, Felicia Samples; and seven other grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.

Jerry P. Quarles
Jerry Paul Quarles, 38, of Lincolnton, Ga., entered into rest on Wed., Jan. 9, 2013.
Graveside services will be held on Sat., Jan. 12, at 11 a.m. at Lincolnton City Cemetery.
A visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Fri., Jan. 11, at Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton.

Marjorie Rowland
Marjorie Smith Rowland, 90, of Wrens, Ga., wife of the late Samuel Leroy Rowland, entered into rest on Thurs., Jan. 10, 2013.
Funeral services were held on Sat., Jan. 12, at James Funeral Home Chapel. The family received friends prior to the service. Interment was in Wrens Memorial Cemetery.

Julia M. Stone
Julia Mae Stone, of Wrens, Ga., mother of Eloise Hobbs, Christine Brown, & Jimmy & Frankie Stone, entered into rest on Sat., Jan. 5, 2013.
Funeral services will be held on Sat., Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. at Springfield AME Church & Cemetery in Stapleton, Ga.
Burnett Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mary Thornton
Mary Helen Combs Thornton, 100, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest on Sun., Jan. 13, 2013.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton, Ga.


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