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2012-09-20 / Obituaries


Edward Holmes Agee, 86, of Dixons Mills, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. Agee, a former storeroom clerk with James River Corp., was born Jan. 27, 1926 in Surginer. He was a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church and a U. S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice Barkley Agee of Dixons Mills; four daughters, Katherine (Buddy) Crow of Thomasville, Linda (Larry) Grant of Sweet Water, Debra (Sammie) Rivers of Gulfport, Miss. and Synthia Tucker of Helena; two nieces, Mary Ellen Parten and Jerry Ann Little, both of Thomasville; nine grandchildren and 15 greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar J. Agee; mother, Mary L. Agee; brother, Verbee Agee; sister, Maggie Lou Day and nephew, Jack Day.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Daniel Gandy, Rev. Harry Giles and Brett Green officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery with O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.

Active pallbearers were Tuffy Atkins, Allen Dailey, Sheldon Day, Rube Lewis, Doug Smith and Will Stebbins. Honarary pallbearers were friends and staff at Country Oaks Assisted Living and C Shift at James River Paper Mill.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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