Originally created 02/29/04

Mr. John Fanning Sr. (THOMSON, Ga.)



THOMSON, Ga.- Mr. John W. Fanning Sr., 94, widower of Mrs. Georgia Fanning, of Thomson died Friday, February 27, 2004, in Doctors Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, March 1, 2004, in the Curtis Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Walter Pledger officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery. Mr. Fanning was a native of Thomson and had retired as a salesman. He was a member of Young Memorial United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia K. Fanning and a daughter, Jane Fanning. He is survived by a son, John Fanning Jr., and daughter-in-law, Jean Fanning, Panama City, Fla.; a daughter, Brenda Newman and son-in-law, Eddy Newman, Evans; four grandchildren, Tom and Laura Fanning, both of Panama City, Angela Shay, Evans and Sharon Near, Charleston; two sisters, Mary Fanning and Sarah Hunt, both of Thomson; a brother, Edgar Fanning, Augusta; five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday afternoon at the funeral home. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 29, 2004