Originally created 01/01/00

Mr. Joel Deaton



Mr. Joel Franklin Deaton, 90, of Evans, died Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at Westwood Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Taylorsville Cemetery, Taylorsville.

Mr. Deaton, a native of Taylorsville, had retired from Aragon Cotton Mills as a loom fixer.

The family said: "He was a wonderful man who loved God. He will be missed, but his memory will go on and bless those who knew him."

Survivors include two sons, Harris Deaton, Rome, and Marcus Deaton, Rockmart; a daughter, Sue Stiles, Augusta; and four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Platt's Funeral Home, Belair Road, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 1, 2000