MRS. SADIE MOORE BOLTON
WARRENTON — Mrs. Sadie Moore Bolton, age 88, beloved wife of the late Mr. Robert S. Bolton, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at the Warrenton Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Graveside funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at the Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John Prater officiating.
Mrs. Bolton, a native of Wilkes County, was the daughter of the late Benjamin Henry Moore and Sarah Branham Moore. She was a homemaker and a member of Raytown United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Joyce Bolton Segrest, Gough, Ga.; her son, Madison (Lisa) Bolton, Thomson; seven grandchildren, Eddy (Lori Rogers) Segrest, Heather (Brian) Bentley, Benji Segrest, Matt (Julie) Bolton, Glen Bolton, Ginny (Greg) Davis, and Rebekah Bolton; 14 great grandchildren, Karen (James) Ogden, Brian (Jessi) Segrest, Brandon Bentley, Brady Bentley, Gabby Bolton, Micaiah Bolton, Kade Bolton, Blake Davis, Hunter Bolton, Natalie Bolton, Chase Bolton, Aiden Bolton, Delaney Bolton and Jax Davis; and two great-great grandchildren, Sasha Segrest and Noah Segrest.
Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
MRS. IRENE NEAL HAMILTON
GROVETOWN — Mrs. Irene Neal Hamilton, 86, wife of the late James Roy Hamilton, entered into rest Jan. 23, 2012.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Starling Funeral home, Harlem, with the Rev. David Walker officiating. Interment was in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens, Thomson.
Mrs. Hamilton was born in 1925 to the late Johnny C. and Mamie Phillips Neal. She was a homemaker and a talented seamstress. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Thomson. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Roy Hamilton, and three brothers, Freeman Neal, Richard Neal and Bryant Neal.
Survivors include two sisters: Inez Neal Drake, Manhattan, Kan.; and Shirley Neal Hardy and husband, Clay, of Grovetown; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Bobby G. Neal, Dwayne Higdon, Daryl Reid, Michael L. Neal, Harold Hughes and Ashley Andrews.
Starling Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
THE REV. ERNEST E.L. SPARKS
BEECH ISLAND, S.C. — The Rev. Ernest E.L. Sparks, 88, husband of Mrs. Ethel Sparks, entered into rest on Jan. 25, 2012.
The Rev. Sparks was born in Greenville, S.C., and was the last of nine children born to the late Joseph and Martha Jane Sparks. He was a retired Baptist minister and preached at Maranatha Baptist Church, Aiken, S.C., Bethel Baptist Church, Thomson, Eastside Baptist Church, Greenwood, S.C., Calvary Baptist Church, Jackson, S.C., and attended Friendship Baptist Church. He enjoyed visiting and holding worship services at area nursing homes.
In addition to his wife of 62 years, he is survived by his children: Linda Williamson (David), North Augusta, S.C.; Ruth Luke (Glyn), Graniteville, S.C., Kenny Sparks (Janet Jordan), Appling; and Kathy May (Max), Flat Rock, N.C. and Susan Hardigree, Columbia, S.C.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Heyward Horton and Jack Green officiating. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, S.C.
Pallbearers were the Revs. Terry Wilson, William Swink, Larry Stallings, Bob David and John Greene.
The Hatcher Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.