Originally created 09/15/99

Mr. John Read Sr.



ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Mr. John McArthur Read Sr., 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Rome, Ga. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Gardens, Rome.

Mr. Read, a native of Dover, Ga., co-founded Read, Martin and Slickman accounting firm. He attended Oglethorpe University and was a member of Rome Kiwanis Club, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and Boy Scouts of America.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Haynie Read; two sons, John M. Read Jr., Wilmington, Del., and William H. Read, Rock Hill; a daughter, Kathryn R. Moore, Tucker, Ga.; a brother, Silas C. Read Sr., Weaverville, Ga.; three sisters, Elizabeth R. Faust, Augusta, and Myrtle R. Rearden and Ruth R. Adams, both of Aiken; and six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Daniel's Funeral Home, Rome.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 15, 1999