NORWOOD, Ga. - Mr. Willie (Peter) Warthen of Veasey Road, Norwood, Ga., entered into rest June 3, 2001, at the Thomson Manor Nursing Home, Thomson, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Union Baptist Church, Mayfield, Ga. with Rev. J. A. Lockhart presiding and Rev. James Howard officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Warthen, a native of Hancock County, Ga., was a member of Union Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Lonnette Warthen of Norwood, Ga.; his mother, Mattie Mae Warthen, Mayfield, Ga.; two sons, Brandon Warthen, Norwood, Ga., and Parnell Daniels, Thomson, Ga.; five sisters, Pearline Lott, Bernice Warthen and Geraldine Barnes all of Sparta, Ga., Bernistine Grable, Thomson, Ga. and Mattie Leslie, Mayfield, Ga.; three brothers, Grady Warthen, Warrenton, Ga., Willie M. Warthen, Mayfield, Ga. and Tyrone Warthen of Sparta, Ga.; seven grandchildren. Dawsons Mortuary, 110 Hopgood Street, Warrenton, Ga. is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle-June 8, 2001