2008-05-08 / Obituaries


Leon Lawrence Baugh, 76, of Grove Hill died May 1, 2008 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

He was born April 6, 1932 in Grove Hill. He was a member of Bassett Creek Baptist Church of Grove Hill. He was a retired logging foreman from Scotch Lumber Company in Fulton.

Survivors include his wife, Jannie C. Baugh of the Greenwood community of Grove Hill; one son, Robert (Nell) Autrey, Grove Hill; four daughters, Susan (Marty) Gardner, Cindy Baugh, all of Jackson, Cathy (Jerry) Gates, Thomasville, Paula (Shane) Anderson, Grove Hill; four brothers, Emmett Gray Baugh, Alvin "Buddy" Baugh, both of Thomasville, Tommy Lee Baugh, Jessie Ray Baugh, both of Grove Hill, 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

The service was May 3 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel of Grove Hill. Burial was in the Bassett Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Brett Rush, Devin Byrd, Micah Autrey, Derrick Autrey, Ethan Autrey, Tony Baugh, William Byrd and Ricky Faile.

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