2012-09-13 / Obituaries


Edward Holmes Agee, 86, of Dixons Mills died Sept. 9, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary.

He was born Jan. 27, 1926 in Surginer. He was a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a former storeroom clerk with James River Corporation.

Survivors include his wife, Bernice Barkley Agee, Dixons Mills; four daughters, Katherine (Buddy) Crow, Thomasville, Linda (Larry) Grant, Sweet Water, Debra (Sammie) Rivers, Gulfport, Miss., Synthia Tucker, Helena; two nieces, Mary Ellen Parten, Jerry Ann Little, both of Thomasville; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar J. Agee, his mother, Mary L. Agee, one brother, Verbee Agee, a sister, Maggie Lou Day and a nephew, Jack Day.

The service was Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church with Revs. Daniel Gandy, Harry Giles and Brett Green officiating. Burial was in the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Dixons Mills.

Active pallbearers were Tuffy Atkins, Allen Dailey, Sheldon Day, Rube Lewis, Doug Smith and Will Stebbins.

Honorary pallbearers were Friends and Staff at Country Oaks Assisted Living, C-Shift at James River Paper Mill.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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