WARRENTON, GA - Mrs. Marian Stewart Wilhoit, age 87, beloved wife of 66 years to Mr. Wirt F. Wilhoit, died peacefully April 15, 2010 at the University Hospital in Augusta. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P. M. TODAY Sunday, April 18, 2010 at the First United Methodist Church of Warrenton with the Revs. Susannah Davis and Jim Hanna officiating. Burial will follow in the Sallie Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Wilhoit will lie in state one hour prior to funeral services at the church. Mrs. Wilhoit, a native of Hancock County, GA, was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women. She was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker and an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Warrenton, Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Mr. Wirt F. Wilhoit, three daughters, Lyn Wilhoit Reed, Denver, CO, Beth Wilhoit Ard, Washington, GA, Jo Wilhoit (Alton) Johnson, Warrenton, GA, one son, Billy (Cile) Wilhoit, Warrenton, GA. She will be missed by nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She is also survived by her true friend, Mrs. Isabel Wheeler. Pallbearers will be J. B. Johnson, Milton Chalker, Emile Carr, Sonny Pierce, Palmer Hadden, Joey Kaney, Hal Wheeler, and Al Wheeler. Friends may call at the residence. If so desired, the family request that memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church of Warrenton, 412 Main Street Warrenton, GA 30828 Lowe Funeral Home, 77 W Gibson St. Warrenton, GA (706) 465-3333.
The Augusta Chronicle-April 18, 2010