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. lovefuneralhomega.com.

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