James E. Darraugh (WARRENTON, Ga.)

WARRENTON, Ga. - James E. Darraugh, brother of Maureen D. Smith (Mel) died on Monday, July 11, 2011 at Sparta Health and Rehabilitation Hospital from complications of Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease. He was 60 years old. The family will receive friends at their home in Warrenton on Saturday, July 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Memorial Service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2011, at Warrenton First United Methodist Church, will Rev. James Hanna officiating. His cremains will be taken to San Fernando Mission Cemetery, San Fernando, California, at a later date to be buried with his parents. Jim is survived by his sister Maureen and her husband Melvin Smith of Warrenton. He was born March 15, 1951 in Hollywood, California to the later Edward J. and Frances Darraugh. He was a 1969 graduate of Crespi High School in Tarzana, California and received a Bachelor of Marketing degree from California State University at Northridge, California in 1974. Jim was employed in the auto sales industry for many years. He moved from California to Warrenton, Georgia with his sister and her husband in October of 2007. Lowe Funeral Home 77 W Gibson Street Warrenton, GA 30828 (706) 465-3333. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com/obits

The Augusta Chronicle-July 15, 2011