Grady H. Hargrove (MILLEN, Ga.)

MILLEN, Ga. - Rev. Grady H. Hargrove, husband of the late Bernise Pierce Hargrove, died Saturday, August 15, 2009, at Bethea Baptist Retirement Community. Rev. Hargrove was born June 24, 1926. He attended Brewton Parker College and served as a Baptist minister for 64 years. Survivors include two daughters, Cecile Bell (Addison) and Dona Locklair (Jerry); four grandsons, A.K. Bell IV, John Scott Bell, Jeremy Locklair, and Jason Grady Locklair; one great-granddaughter, Brittany Bell; one sister, Lorene Reynolds; and one brother, Edward Hargrove. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2009, at Green Fork Baptist Church in Perkins, Ga. The family will receive friends beginning at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to any Southern Baptist Mission. Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home of Bishopville, S.C. and Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home of Sylvania, Ga. are in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-August 17, 2009