Alton G. Fredericks (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Alton Gardner Fredericks, Sr., 82, son of the late Daisy Gardner and Cecil Fredericks, entered into rest on Monday, May 24, 2010 at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held at 4:00PM on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Deans Bridge Rd, Augusta GA, with Rev. Joe Walden. . Alton proudly served his country in the Navy and was retired from insurance sales. His greatest joy was his family. Alton was also preceded in death by his son, Byron Steven Fredericks, his brother, Jimmy Fredericks, and his sister, Erlene Fredericks. His survivors include his children, Randy Fredericks (Nancy), Cathy Ford (Manuel), Clark Fredericks (Jane), Valerie Landrum (Jeff), Alton Fredericks II, and Holly Redman; daughter-in-law, Joy Fredericks; brother, Ray Fredericks; eighteen (18) grandchildren; twelve (12) great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be his grandsons. Honorary memorials may be made to Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1101 15th St, Augusta GA 30901. Friends will be received Wednesday afternoon after the graveside services. The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home for their care and compassion. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA

The Augusta Chronicle-May 26, 2010