Mary Lou Fanning (THOMSON, Ga.)

THOMSON, Ga. - Miss Mary Lou Fanning, 97, of Dogwood Dr., Thomson, died Saturday, January 10, 2009, in Pickens County S.C. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, January 12, in the Curtis Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Kerr officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery. Miss Fanning was a native of McDuffie County. She was a retired medical Secretary. She was a member of the Thomson First United Methodist Church, where she was a charter member of the OSME Sunday School Class. Survivors include two nieces, Anne (Jim) Haynes, Bushnell, Ill., Brenda (Eddie) Newman, Evans; four nephews, John (Peg) Eckley, Oquawka, Ill., James (Sybil) Fanning, Clemson, S.C., John (Jean) Fanning, Panama City, Fl., and William (Laura) Fanning, Augusta; and three special caregivers, Lizzie Huff, Rossie Lewis, and Bernestine Hill. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hospice of the Foothills, 390 Keewee School Road, Seneca, S.C. 29672 Friends may call at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to services on Monday. You may sign the online guestbook at . Curtis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-January 11, 2009