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Mrs. Laurie Shelton Scarber
Retired seamstress

GIBSON, Ga. - Mrs. Laurie Shelton Scarber, 79, loving wife of the late Mr. Leroy "Roy" Scarber, entered into rest Sunday morning, November 23, 2008 at the University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bethel United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Lamb and Rev. Sam Collins officiating. Internment was in church cemetery.

Mrs. Laurie was a native of Jefferson County but lived in Glascock County most of her life. She was a member of Bethel U.M.C. and very active in the church. She was a member of the Glascock County senior citizens group and a seamstress for 60 years. She will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by two daughters, Wanda Chapman of Gibson and Dorothy (Bill) Raley of Mitchell; one son, Wayne (Sheila) Scarber of Gibson; one sister, Helen "Gat" Gunby of Martinez; and one brother, Jimmy Shelton of Boneville.; five grandchildren, Greg Chapman, Michelle Palmer, Justin Raley, Samatha Scarber, and Amanda Scarber; and four great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Herbert and Mrs. Millie Hadden Shelton; two brothers, Herbert "Buck" Shelton and M.A. Shelton.

Pallbearers were James C. Gunby, Randy Gunby, Marvin Shelton, Everett Williford, Chris Shelton, and Rodney Newsome.

Memorials may be made to Bethel U.M.C. in care of Renae Kelley, 585 E. Main St., Gibson, Ga. 30810.

Web posted on Thursday, November 27, 2008

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