Originally created 03/30/03

Mr. Richard Prior (EVANS, Ga.)



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EVANS, Ga. - Mr. Richard Anglin "Ang" Prior, entered into rest Thursday, March 27, 2003, at the University Hospital. Mr. Prior was born August 9, 1903 in Jackson, and lived in Richmond County as a progressive farmer on New Savannah Road. He owned and operated "Priority Feed". Ang spent his 99 years of a good life and will be best remembered as one who was generous and always willing to help others. Ang was a former member of Pine Hill Baptist Church and after moving to Columbia county in 1987 he became a member of First Baptist Church of Evans. Ang is survived by his wife of 75 years, Clanice Bodie Prior; his daughter, Doris Prior Blalock and her husband Dr. Horace G. Blalock of Evans; four grandchildren, Beth B. Smith , Guy R. Blalock, Ginger B. Ferguson, Tim P. Blalock and nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his son Richard Edward "Sonny" Prior. Funeral services will be at Platts Belair Road Chapel, at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 30, 2003, with Rev. Steven M. Spencer officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Rick D. Smith, Bill J. Ferguson, Guy R. Blalock, Tim P. Blalock, Brad H. Smith, Matt E. Ferguson. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Seniors Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church of Evans. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Evans Building Fund, P.O. Box 159 Evans, GA 30809-0159 Platts Funeral Home 337 N. Belair Rd. Evans; 860-6166 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle March 30, 2003