Wednesday, May 22, 2013
By Obit Clerk



Grace Anderson
Grace Walker Anderson, 76, of Boneville Rd. in Thomson, Ga., entered into rest on May 19, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wed., May 22, in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Sutphin officiating.
Mrs. Anderson was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County, Ga. and was the daughter of the late Carl J. Walker and the late Mamie Reeves Walker. She was retired from Waffle House with 14 years of service. Mrs. Anderson was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons, Richard “Buck” Anderson (Noreen), John Anderson, Joseph “Joe” Anderson; daughter, Gloria Barton; and nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. on Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Aube
Barbara Aube, 81, of Lincolnton, wife of Joseph Aube, entered into rest on May 7, 2013.
A Memorial Mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church in Grovetown on May 25. The family will receive friends following the service.
Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton is handling the arrangements.

William Brown, Jr.
Funeral services for William Brown, Jr., 76, of Dearing, will be held on Tues., May 21, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Aldred C.M.E. Church in Warrenton. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Thomson Funeral System is handling the arrangements.

Elmyra Chafin
Elmyra Patterson Chafin, 94, of Washington, wife of the late Austin 'Bill' K. Chafin, died on May 16, 2013.
Graveside services were held on Sun., May 19, at Resthaven Cemetery. The family received friends following the service.
Hopkins Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Kaye Duckworth
Kaye Q. Duckworth, 63, of Thomson, passed away on May 14, 2013. She was the wife of Tony Duckworth and the mother of Jeanne (Craig) Browning & Chris (Jennifer) Duckworth.

Jim Hodges
Ret. SFC James R. "Jim" Hodges, 65, of Grovetown, husband of DeEsta Hodges, entered into rest on Thurs., May 16, 2013.
Memorial services were held on Sun., May 19, at Starling Funeral Home in Harlem.

Ronald Holley
Ronald Wayne "Wolf" Holley, 58, of Waynesboro, husband of Mary Poseskie Holley, entered into rest on Mon., May 13, 2013.
Celebration of Life services will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., May 18, at James Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after the services.

Denton Johnson, Sr.
Denton Lamar Johnson, Sr., 86, of Gibson, husband of Evelyn Swint Johnson, entered into rest on Fri., May 17, 2013.
Funeral services and visitation were held on Sun., May 19, at Warren Baptist Church. Interment was in Johnson U.M.C. Cemetery.
Starling Funeral Home of Harlem handled the arrangements.

Ray May
Ray May, 85, of Mitchell, died on Fri., May 17, 2013.
Funeral services were held on Sun., May 19, at Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Church & Cemetery.
The family received friends on Saturday at Sheppard Funeral Home in Gibson.


To get these obituaries in print, see the Wed., May 22, edition of The McDuffie Progress.





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