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Barbara Eades Gheesling

d. July 12, 2013

Mrs. Barbara Cathcart Eades Gheesling, age 81, of Appling, Georgia, beloved wife of Mr. Alton Gheesling, died Friday, July 12, 2013, in Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

Mrs. Eades-Gheesling was a native of Fulton County, but had lived in Appling for many years. She was retired from the New Life Christian Book Stores as President, She was a member of the Thomson Second Baptist Church, where she taught the Marion Allen Sunday School Class, was a choir member, a member of the WMU and the Merry Widows Group.

Survivors include her husband, Mr. Alton Gheesling, Appling; her daughter, Marcia Kay Eades of Rome, GA.; her sons, Samuel Madison Eades, Appling and Mark Jackson Eades, Waycross; her sister, Iris Pierce, Conyers; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Thomson Second Baptist Church, Thomson, GA. with Rev. John Richards officiating. Burial followed in Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday night at the Curtis Funeral Home in Thomson, GA. (706-595-3695)

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Curtis Funeral Home of Thomson GA. had charge of the arrangements.

Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home makes this announcement for the family.

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