Wednesday, September 11, 2013
By Obit Clerk



Mary B. Burt
Graveside services for Mary Bradshaw Burt, 88, native of McDuffie County, were held on Sat., Sept. 7, 2013, at Fountain Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Harlem.
Thomson Funeral System handled the arrangements.

Henry L. Hunt
Henry Lee Hunt, of Harlem, husband of the late Lilly Green Hunt, entered into rest on Sept. 6, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 13, at Harlem U.M.C. Burial will be in Harlem Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thurs., Sept. 12, from 6-8 p.m. at Starling Funeral Home.

Alex Raulerson
Marquis Alexander "Alex" Raulerson, 9, of Appling, passed away on Fri., Sept. 6, 2013. He was the son of William Brent Raulerson and the late Mary Beth Raulerson.
McNeill Funeral Home of Martinez is handling the arrangements.

Billie L. Tuttle
Billie Linden Tuttle, 85, died on Sept. 6, 2013 in Warrenton, Ga. He was born in Reed, Okla. on Feb. 25, 1928 to Floyd and Mary (Culpepper) Tuttle. Following four years of Engineering School at Kansas State University, he married Geraldine Sanford of Chicago, Ill. and they returned to farm with his dad in Tribune, Kan. They had six children, Dr. Louise Yates (Jim) of Jewell, Ga., Kathy Nowlin (Mike) of Lakeside, Calif., Elaine King (Mike) of Moundridge, Kan., Linden Lee Tuttle (deceased) of Tribune, Kan., Susan Bazal (Jackie) of Jewell, Ga., and Barbara Lanier (John) of Yukon, Okla.; and daughter-in-law, Genia Tuttle of Lawrence, Kan.
Bill was a Civil Air Patrol and Flying Farmers member, Farm Bureau leader, 32nd degree Mason, active in his church, was a community band member, local hospital board member, and he flew cloud seeding missions during the drought in the 1960's. He and his dad were very successful dry land farmers who were innovative building larger, more efficient farming equipment including the Tuttle Two-Way Tiller and 40 foot width header on combines. Following the family tradition, his son joined the farming operation in the 1970's. Not only was Bill a loving father, he was a wonderful teacher to his children as well as other youngsters whose lives he touched, imparting to them a strong work ethic, love for God and country, and respect for their fellow man.
Bill has been at the Warrenton Health and Rehab Center for the past three years where his loving, kind and gentle spirit flourished, thanks to the staff and fellow residents.
He is survived by his wife; five daughters; his sister, Lee MacDuffie (Bruce) of Oxford, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, one niece, two nephews and many cousins.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests any charitable donations go to the Warrenton Health and Rehab Resident Council Fund.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.

Josie R. White
Funeral services for Josie R. White, of Lincolnton, were held on Sat., Sept. 7, 2013, at Parks Grove F.B.H. Church.
She leaves three daughters, Willie A. Tennant, Mattie L. White and Patricia White, all of Lincolnton; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.


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