Wednesday, June 19, 2013
By Obit Clerk



Anne Allen
Anne N. Allen, Appling,Ga, wife of the late Raymond M. Allen, entered into rest on Thurs., June 13, 2013.
Graveside services were held on Sun., June 16, 2013, at Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include her son Raymond M. Allen, II; one sister Frances (Bill) Ware and one brother Charles Nickles.

Ray Christopher
SFC Ray Christopher passed away on June 15, 2013.
Funeral services for Ray Christopher will be held Wed. June 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Hephzibah United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Survivors include his wife Lillian Beard Christopher; a son, Attorney Byron T. Christopher; a daughter Sara D. Christopher; two granddaughters, Nicole Christopher and Morgan Christopher.

Clarence Presley
Clarence Presley, 74, of Harlem, husband of Mrs. Bea Presley, entered into rest Sun., June 16, 2013.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Starling Funeral Home.

Melba Watkins
Mrs. Melba Watkins, 82, of County Line Road, Thomson, Ga., entered into rest June 16, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wed., June 19, 2013 in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Grant Cantrell officiating. Interment will follow in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Watkins was born in Savannah, Ga. to the late Walter Carl Denton and the late Anniebelle Whitaker Denton. She has lived in McDuffie County, Ga. since 1985. Mrs. Watkins was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church and a former member of the Lions Club and VFW.
Survivors include her beloved husband, Don Watkins; sons, Steve Fountain of Atlanta, Wayne Fountain of Columbia, Sc. and David Watkins and wife, Mary of Harlem, Ga.; sisters, Carlene Arban of Waynesboro, Ga., Joanne Lawler of Pooler, Ga.; brother, Raymond L. Denton of Florida and three grandchildren, David Watkins, Renee Watkins and Elysse Watkins.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.
Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Ga. is in charge of arrangements.


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