WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Florence Davis Barefield, 84, of Legion Drive, died Sunday, July 29, 2001, at Burke Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2001, in the First Baptist Church of Waynesboro with the Rev. Al Wright and Rev. Harold Rowland officiating. Interment will be in Burke Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Barefield was a native and life long resident of Burke County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waynesboro and Joy Sunday School Class. Survivors include her daughter, Betty Cowart of Augusta; two sons, Thomas W. Royal Jr. of San Marcos, Texas, Waldo Royal of Commerce; three stepdaughters, Joyce Hayes of Waynesboro, Gladys Stone of Augusta, Elizabeth Messenger of Waynesboro; three stepsons, Jimmie Barefield of Waynesboro, Al Barefield of Waynesboro, Johnny Barefield of Waynesboro; 16 grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be Thomas J. Bugg Jr., Terry Campbell, Dennis Taylor, Willie Powell, Dr. Hugh Scott, Marshall Young, Rupert Ellison, Charlie Hillis, Doug Cates. Honorary pallbearers will be the Joy Sunday School Class. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 853 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830 The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday evening at DeLoach Funeral Home, 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA.
The Augusta Chronicle-July 30, 2001