Originally created 05/17/03

Mrs. Amanda Bolton (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)



WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Amanda Glenn Bolton, entered into rest Friday, May 16, 2003 at Burke Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 18, 2003 at 2 p.m., in Waynesboro at First United Methodist Church with Dr. David Carter and Rev. Henry Erwin officiating. Interment will follow in Burke Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Bolton, a native of Troup County, was born August 25, 1903. She received her B.S. Degree in Mathematics from LaGrange College in 1925 and her M.S. Degree in mathematics from the University Of Georgia in 1928. She came to Waynesboro in 1928, and taught in the Burke County Junior College until 1932, when she began teaching at Waynesboro High School, retiring in 1964. Mrs. Bolton was a member of Waynesboro First United Methodist Church where she had taught the McFerrin Bible Class and had served as secretary of the Administrative Board. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lee Bolton in 1990. Survivors include three sons John Lee Bolton, Jr., Sanford, N.C.; Robert G. Bolton, Waynesboro; Dr. William S. Bolton, Atlanta; six grandchildren Robert Bolton Jr., David Bolton, Neal Bolton, Gregory Bolton, Julia Bolton and Mary Ann Bradley, and seven great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Joe Cooley, Herbert Mobley, Luther Robinson, Bill Hargrove, Jimmy Herrington, Tommy Quick, George DeLoach and Lon Hankinson. The family will receive friends Tonight, May 17, 2003 from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund at P.O. Box 420 Waynesboro, GA 30830. DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc. - Waynesboro. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 17, 2003