WARTHEN, Ga. - Mr. Edward Birten Sr., 86, of Georgia Highway 15 North, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000, at Sparta Healthcare, Sparta.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Mount Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Henry L. Tanner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Birten, a native of Washington County, had retired as a press dresser.
Survivors include four sons, Edward Burten Jr., Willie Fred Birten, Herman Burten and Eddie Ronnie Andrews, all of Warthen; a daughter, Vivian B. Raye, Warthen; two sisters, Annie Mae Wiley and Claudie Flemmings, both of Warthen; and 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Sandersville, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 29, 2000