Originally created 08/17/00

Dr. Wiley Flanagin Sr.

Dr. Wiley Stewart Flanagin, plastic surgeon and retired Medical College of Georgia professor, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at his residence. He was 86.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church with Dr. Timothy Owings and the Rev. Jacob Malone officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park.

Dr. Flanagin, a native of Bacon County, had retired as a physician and as a professor from Medical College of Georgia. He had attended Georgia Southern University and University of Georgia and graduated from Medical College of Georgia in 1940. He practiced general surgery in Winter Park, Fla., before studying plastic surgery in San Francisco. Dr. Flanagin finished his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Syracuse, N.Y., before coming to Augusta. He was one of the first plastic surgeons to practice in Georgia. Dr. Flanagin was a member of Richmond County Medical Society, Medical Association of Georgia, American College of Surgeons, American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, where he served as a diplomat, Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgery and International Society of Plastic Surgery. He was a former member of Augusta Country Club and a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Wiley Stewart Flanagin Jr., Thomas Greenlee Flanagin and Robert Monroe Flanagin, all of Augusta; a daughter, Anne Flanagin Smith, Great Falls, S.C.; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Children's Medical Services, c/o Wiley Stewart Flanagin, M.D., Memorial, 1916 North Leg Road, Augusta, GA 30909.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Richmond County Medical Society.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue.


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