Valder Bynes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Valder Bynes, Sr. entered eternal rest Thursday, January 1, 2009 in Ocala, Fla. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2009 at Needful Baptist Church, Millen, Ga. Interment will follow at Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Allie J. Bynes, Millen; children, Janice Bynes, Janie (James) Dixon, Allie (Tommy) Scott, Matthew (Carolyn) Bynes, Melvin (Carlene) Bynes, Sr., Valder (Barbara) Bynes, Jr.; four sisters; two brothers; 24 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday at Dwight's Funeral Home, 326 Old Waynesboro Road, Millen, Ga. (478) 982-1667. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-January 8, 2009