Originally created 07/06/99

Mr. Linton Birston Sr.



SPARTA, Ga. -- Mr. Linton Birston Sr., 80, of Providence Health Care, died Saturday, July 3, 1999, at Hancock Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Powell Grove Baptist Church, Devereaux, with the Rev. Alexander Ingram officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Birston, a native of Putnam County, had retired.

Survivors include six sons, James Birston, Linton Birston Jr., Marvin Birston, J.T. Birston and Johnny Birston, all of Sparta, and George Birston, Savannah; a daughter, Mildred B. Ingram, Devereaux; a brother, Doc Birston, Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Elizabeth Simmons, Sparta; and 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence of Mildred Ingram, Devereaux, or after 10 a.m. today at Ingram Brothers Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle July 6, 1999