Monday, July 11, 2011

Who Do I Think I am? Wow! part 97

WALLACE CHARLES7 PETTY was born 09 Sep 1910 in , Murray, Ga, and died 20 Jun 2007 in Millegeville, Baldwin Co , Ga. He married THELMA JEANETTE COX 10 Jul 1939 in Whitfield, , Ga, daughter of GEORGE COX and MARY MCHANN. She was born 18 May 1908 in , Murray, Ga, and died 22 Jan 1994 in Millegeville, Baldwin Co , Ga.

When he was a principal in Springplace, Ga., he also had one (maybe more) long chicken house(s). He also had several black cattle.

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Wallace Charles Petty -MILLEDGEVILLE - Wallace Charles Petty age 96, died June 20, 2007. Services will be at 2P.M. Saturday at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with Dr. Harold Lawrence and Dr. Jay Hodges officiating. Burial will follow at Baldwin Memorial Gardens. -Mr. Petty was a native of Murray County but had made his home in Milledgeville since 1960. He graduated from Lincoln Memorial University, with graduate studies at the University of Georgia. He served as a principal at elementary and high school levels in Murray County, while maintaining a farm in Spring Place, GA. In 1954, he accepted a position with the Georgia Dept. of Education with Vocational Rehabilitation and relocated to Augusta. In 1960, he assumed responsibility as Director, in writing and implementing the Vocational Rehabilitation Program at The Yarborough Center at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville. In 1973, he retired at Lake Sinclair in Milledgeville. In 1992, he was elected to the Educator's Hall of Fame at Lincoln Memorial University. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma J. (Cox) Petty. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. -Survivors include four daughters: Harriet Roney (Sam) of Augusta, Rhonda Thweatt (John) of Cocoa, FL, Mary Beth Russell and Cheryl Pounds (Roy) of Milledgeville; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren. -In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association or First United Methodist Church of Milledgeville. -The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 until 2:00 at Moores Funeral Home. -Visit to express tributes.
Published in The Telegraph on 6/21/2007.
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Burial: Baldwin Memorial Gardens, Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., Ga
Moved: Apr 1988, Moved to an assisted living home in Augusta, Ga
Occupation: School teacher, Principal, Head of Rehabilitation

Burial: Baldwin Memorial Gardens, Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., Ga
Occupation: School teacher


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