Obituaries
September 25, 2014 Issue

Mrs. Margaret Deraney
Mrs. Margaret Deraney, 87, of Mitchell entered into rest on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Gibson Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Deraney was a native of Mt. Olive, N.C., but had lived in Mitchell for many years. She was a daughter of the late Habib T. and Nellie Baddour Farah. Along with her husband, John, Margaret owned and operated Deraney Department Store, Sparta, for more than 35 years and was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Thomson.

Funeral mass was held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Thomson, with Father Stephen Lyness serving as celebrant. Burial followed in the family lot of Mitchell City Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Habib Deraney; sisters, Elizabeth Cannon and Frances Farah; and brother, Fred Farah.

Survivors include her daughters, Ann Clay of Miami, Fla., and Rose Marie Deraney of Mitchell; sons, Daniel Deraney of Mitchell, and George Deraney of Dublin; sister, Louise Joseph of Elizabethtown, N.C.; brother, Tom Farrah of McDonough; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Michael Deraney, Jason Deraney, George Deraney, Matt Brown, Trey Logue, Tyler Owens, Luke Deraney and Bryan Clay.

Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Donald E. “Don” Hall
Mr. Donald E. “Don” Hall, 76, of Wadley entered into rest on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.

A native of Savannah, Mr. Hall was a son of the late James Marcus Hall Jr. and Thelma Price Hall. He was a member of a team of three that fully computer automated the entire Georgia Railroad Bank and Trust Company system. He was at the time the youngest person to be named officer of the Georgia Railroad Bank. Later Mr. Hall went on to become the senior vice president of Citizens Bank of Gainesville. He was a member Kiwanis Club, Augusta, Gainesville and Louisville; Augusta Country Club; The Pinnacle Club, Augusta; the Gold G Club of the Georgia Railroad Bank and Trust Company, Augusta; and was a honorary brother of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He was a member of Louisville ARP Church and had also served in the National Guard for 16 years.

A private family graveside service was held at Wadley City Cemetery. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Louisville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Bill Cain officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Margaret Hall Little and Carolyn Hall Hutchin.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda King Hall of Wadley; sons, Bert Hall of Augusta, and Jeff Hall of Gainesville; daughter, Susan Boone of Wilmington, N.C.; six grandchildren, Lauren Hall, Drew Hall, Ryan Boone, Ashley Boone, Caitlin Boone and Josh Boone; three great-grandchildren; brother, James Marcus Hall III (Julia); sister, Ann Hall Wilson (Jerry); and many nieces and nephews.

Honorary pallbearers were the deacons and trustees of the Louisville ARP Church, Jay Grace, Rodney Mays and Randy Hall; and golf pals, Bobby Lee, Rick Harrington, Dudley Stulb, Carl Darby Jr. and Bill Bambrick.

If so desired, memorials may be made to the Louisville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 824 Walnut Street, Louisville, GA 30434.

Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. William “Bill” McGlohorn Jr.
Mr. William “Bill” McGlohorn Jr., 43, entered into rest on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Burke Medical Center.

Mr. McGlohorn was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. He was a 1989 graduate from Burke County High School. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Church and had been attending the West Millen Baptist Church. He was a drag car racer, racing with Kaotic Racing.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at West Millen Baptist Church, with Rev. Andy Allen officiating. Burial followed in Green Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Teresa B. McGlohorn of Waynesboro; mother, Gail R. Oglesby of Waynesboro; father, William H. McGlohorn Sr. (Deloris) of Louisville; sisters, Tasha Sanders (Michael) of Waynesboro, Donna Brookins (Seth) of Waynesboro, and Revelry Quick of Waynesboro; brother, Matt McGlohorn (Leahney) of Hephzibah; six nieces and nephews; and friends, Mama Shelia and Papa Chris Long.

Pallbearers were John P. Reeves, Paul Reeves, Michael Spencer, Daniel Walker, Hank Burke and Marcus Mogel.

Joiner-Anderson-Saxon-Prescott Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Miss Mary “Mae” Frances Roundtree
Miss Mary “Mae” Frances Roundtree of Vidette entered into rest on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Georgia Regents University.

Miss Roundtree was a native of Burke County. She was the daughter of the late Wilson Roundtree and Annie Lizzie Smith. She was formerly employed with Cadet Manufactory and she was a Jehovah’s Witness.

Survivors include her siblings, Bobbie (Rosa) Roundtree of Augusta, Willie (Vivian) Roundtree and Jim (Onthonthrotte) Roundtree, both of South Carlonia, Sylvester Roundtree and Annie Roundtree, both of Vidette, Mary Roundtree and Eloise (Jimmy) Story, both of Atlanta; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Family may be contacted at the residence of 809 Hwy 305, Vidette.

Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Calene Rahn Wren
Mrs. Calene Rahn Wren, 90, of Warrenton entered into rest on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at her residence.

Mrs. Wren was the wife of 58 years of the late Albert H. Wren, who passed away May 9, 2004. She was born Sept. 17, 1924, in Warren County. Mrs. Wren was a 1941 honor graduate of Warrenton High School. She attended Georgia State College for Women, Milledgeville. She lived in Augusta for six years and was employed by the Southern Railway. She moved to Glascock County in 1949, and worked and retired from civil service Fort Gordon, as senior budget analyst, resource management office with 31 years of service. Mrs. Wren was a member of Warrenton First United Methodist Church for 78 years, serving on the Administrative Council for 34 years. She was a member and past president of United Methodist Women, member and past president of Mamie Evans Sunday School Class, and served as mission’s chairman of more than 25 years. She was a member and past president of Bastonville Home Demonstration Club, member and past regent of Burkhalter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and held several State NSDAR Chairmanships, was a member of National Association of Retired Federal Employees, the Warren County Historical Society and Warren County Farm Bureau.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Warrenton First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Jerry Wolfe and Rev. David Jenkins officiating. Burial followed in Johnson Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin J. Rahn; grandmother, Callie Gunn Pool; sisters, Margery Rahn Langford and Helen Rahn Owens; and brothers, Calvin Joseph and Harry Pool Rahn.

Survivors include her son, Donald R. Wren (Rhonda), Gibson; five grandchildren, Johna Wilkes, Columbia, S.C., Tara Wilkes Smith, Macon, Jay Wilkes, Athens, Tara Braswell Searcy, Gibson, and Travis Braswell, Hawaii; five great-grandchildren, Taylor Wren Smith, Tanner Elizabeth Smith, Payton Searcy, Paisley Searcy, Brody Braswell and Gavin Braswell; two brothers, Johnnie (Liz) Rahn, Griffin, and George (Linda) Rahn, Savannah; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Larry Langford, Paul Searcy, Joey Kaney, Charles Lankster, Juddy Johnson and Ronnie Easler.

Memorial contributions may be made to Warrenton First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 303 E. Main Street, Warrenton, GA 30828.

Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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