Annie Ruth Bentley Fox (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mrs. Annie Ruth Bentley Fox, 88, beloved wife of the late Grover W. Fox, Sr. of White Rock Rd. went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 26, 2009 at Lake Crossing Health Center in Appling, Ga. Mrs. Fox was the daughter of the late Thomas Wilkes Bentley, Sr. and the late Kate Reid Bentley. She was a mother, homemaker and assisted her husband in the shoe repair shop. Mrs. Fox was a member of Salem Baptist Church, Dorcas Sunday School Class and was a past member of the W.M.U. Survivors include two daughters, Annette Fox Tompkins and husband, John of Augusta, Ga., Jeannie Fox Pond and husband, Johnny of Cumming, Ga.; son, Grover W. Fox, Jr. and wife, Cindy of Lincolnton; five grandchildren, John Todd Tompkins of Augusta, John D. Pond, Jr. and wife, Maryann of Fort Lauderdale, Fl., Grover W. Fox III "Trey" and wife, Mandy of Evans, Cheryl Grace Fox of Augusta, Shelby Kyles Fox of Lincolnton; five great grandchildren, Cameron Chase Pond, Michelle Roma Pond, Issac John Pond, Nikao Frances Pond and Hayden Parker Fox; brother, T.W. Bentley, Jr. of Wrens, Ga.; sister, Esther Bentley Daniels of Augusta. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Deryl Odom officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Albert Bentley, Ted Bentley, Tommy Arnett, Ray Bentley, Wayne Bentley and Bobby Arthur. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care, 1901 Central Ave., Augusta, Ga. 30904. You may sign the family's online guestbook at: . The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Rees Funeral Home, 195 Peachtree St., Lincolnton, Ga. 706-359-3222 Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-June 27, 2009