Originally created 01/22/06

Mr. James Daniel Cleghorn (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Friday, January 20, 2006, at the GA War Veterans Nursing Home, Major James Daniel Cleghorn, 91, husband of Mrs. Emma Estelle Shellhorse Cleghorn. Maj. Cleghorn is a native of Evansville, Ind., and a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Accounting. He served for 20 years in the U.S. Army and had lived in Augusta for the past 30 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Augusta. Family members in addition to his wife include his daughter:, Joan Sylvia Cleghorn Gay and her husband, Doy, of Modoc, S.C.; sons, James Daniel Cleghorn Ph.D. and wife, Carol, of Houston, Texas, Jack Ruben Cleghorn and wife, Bokie, of Fayetteville, Ark.: nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Dorcas Throneberry of Huntsville, Ala.; and brother, David Fred Cleghorn and wife, Elizabeth, of New Albany, Ohio. Memorial services will be Monday, January 23, 2006, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Augusta with Dr. Jacob Malone and Dr. Greg DeLoach officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be the Leroy Bible Class. Inurnment will follow in the First Baptist Church of Augusta Gardens with Military Honors. The family will receive friends in the church rotunda after the service. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 2050 Walton Way, Suite 208, Augusta, GA 30904. Thomas Poteet & Son, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907, 364-8484. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 22, 2006