April 8, 2013

Walter Renay Deems

Mr. Walter Renay Deems, 85, of Barnesville, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis Deems Sr. and Evie Deems; brothers, John Deems and Curtis Deems Jr.; and sister, Minnie Gordon.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Walter is survived by his wife, Johnnie Deems of Barnesville; children, Kathy and her husband Johnny Pines, Wanda Lowery, Ricky Deems and Nicky Deems; grandchildren, Elisha Vaughn, Holly McBroom, Jason Pines, Bradly Pines, Stephanie McCrakin, Bryan McCrakin, Tabitha Deems, Amanda Youngblood and Walter Ryan Deems; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Ivy Vining.

Services will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Love Funeral Home with Ross Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today at Love Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.

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