2008-12-18 / Obituaries

Robert James Myers

Mr. Robert James Myers, 98, of Warrenton, Ga., entered into rest December 10, 2008.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 12, at the Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Steve Rayner officiating.

Mr. Myers was born in Lincoln County and was the son of the late Newton Collie Myers and the late Sarah Frances Tankersley Myers. He lived in Lincoln and Wilkes Counties for many years before moving to Warrenton in 1973. He was retired from Royal Manufacturing and was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon.

He was preceded in death by Jessie Mae Goolsby Myers and Alvie Myers.

Survivors include his wife, Sara Myers of Thomson, Ga.; son, Jack Myers and wife, Beverly of Valdosta, Ga.; daughters, Lairee Rodgers of Washington, Ga. and Beverly Baker and husband, Roy of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Jack Myers, Jr., Michele Ross, Maethea Rodgers, Melissa Watlington, Kelly Baker, Craig Baker, and Ted Baker; and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the Rehoboth Baptist Church, 3219 Metasville Rd., Washington, GA 30673.

Please visit www.beggsfuneral home.net to sign the family's personal guestbook. Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, was in charge of arrangements.

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