Originally created 08/05/99

Mr. Alpha Peebles



THOMSON -- Mr. Alpha F. Peebles, 65, of 454 Hill St., died Friday, July 30, 1999, in Hiawassee.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday at Bannister Funeral Home, Hiawassee, with the Revs. Ron Drawdy and Don Drawdy officiating. Burial was in Laurel Hills Memory Gardens, Hiawassee.

Mr. Peebles, a native of Morgan City, Miss., was a member of Thomson Lions Club, Greenville Lodge 206 Free and Accepted Masons and 32 Degree Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

Survivors include his wife, Mattie Peebles; a son, Ralph Peebles, Sacramento, Calif.; two daughters, Cheryl Peebles, Augusta, and Carolyn P. Wells, Lufkin, Texas; two brothers, Robert Peebles, Napa, Calif., and John Peebles, Greenville, Miss.; a sister, Martha Jean Boyles, Greenville; and a grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Jim Ramsak, Gary Boyles, John Smith, Matthew Wasdin, Scott Peebles and John Paul Peebles.

Memorials may be made to Georgia Lions Lighthouse, 1775 Clairmont Drive, Decatur, GA 30033-4005.

Friends may call at Beggs Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. today at Second Baptist Church.

The Augusta Chronicle August 5, 1999