AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Clyde B. Wetherington, husband of Mrs. Martha K. Wetherington, entered into rest Saturday, November 3, 2001, at University Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2001, at Poteet Funeral Home-West Chapel, 3686 Wheeler Road, Augusta, with Rev. Dwayne Hooven officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Roger Dittmer, Thad English, Mike Hyman, David Satcher, Lawrence Smith, and Steve Thayer. Honorary pallbearers will be the Augusta Association of Automobile Dealerships. Surviving are a son, Stephen A. Wetherington Sr. and wife, Sherri D. Wetherington, Martinez; a daughter, Lisa W. Smith and husband, Walter E. Smith, Augusta; step-son, Kenneth Keene, St. Augustine, Fla.; a brother, James Roland Wetherington, Arkadelphia, Ark.; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Wetherington; grandchildren, Sarah A. Wetherington, Martinez, Megan E. Smith, Augusta and Dacia K. Harris, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; great-grandchildren, Autumn L. Wetherington, Waynesboro and Jan B. Harris, Murfreesboro, Tenn. The mother of his children, Jean K. Wetherington, Augusta. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Stephen A. Wetherington Jr. Mr. Wetherington was a member of Baker Woods Baptist Church and served in the U. S. Army. He was a graduate of Henderson State Teachers College. He was a principal, teacher, and basketball coach at Leachville, Ark. and at Valdosta. Mr. Wetherington was a district manager with Pan American and Prudential Insurance Companies. In 1957 he founded Wetherington Insurance Agency and in 1988 he opened Affordable Insurance Agencies in Augusta, Thomson, and Wrens. He was a member of the Professional Insurance Association, Alliance of Insurance Agents and member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Friends may call at the home of Stephen A. Wetherington Sr., 424 Baker Ferry Trail, Martinez, GA. Poteet Funeral Home, 3686 Wheeler Road, Augusta.
The Augusta Chronicle-November 6, 2001