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Mrs. Martha Jane Gunn Wilhoit
Retired school teacher

WARRENTON, Ga. - Mrs. Martha Jane Gunn Wilhoit, 78, entered into rest Monday, December 29, 2008, at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. She was the wife of the late Jud P. Wilhoit, Jr., and the daughter of the late Jamie Simeon Gunn and the late Blanche Lowe Gunn.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 31, 2008, at Johnson Cemetery in Warrenton, with Jack McCorkle and Rev. David Jenkins officiating.

Mrs. Wilhoit was a native of Warren County, a graduate of Georgia State College for Women at Milledgeville, Ga., with a bachelor of science degree in education. She was a school teacher, having taught in the public schools of Rockdale, Greene, Morgan, Washington, Hancock, Jefferson and Warren counties. She retired in 1992 from Briarwood Academy after 18 years of service. Martha Jane was a member of Johnson United Methodist Church, Adult Sunday school class, Warren County Chamber of Commerce and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors include her son, Judson "Trip" Wilhoit III and her daughter-in-law , Janie, Lizella, Ga. and her daughter, Ocie Blanche "O.B." Wilhoit McCorkle and her son-in-law, Christopher Scott "Chris", Warrenton, two grandchildren, Christopher Scott "Tad" McCorkle II and Martha Diane "Mia" McCorkle , three step-grandchildren, Melanie Dane "Mindy" Hawkins (Girard) Jones, , Brooke Hawkins (Brad) Williams and Daniel Tyler Hawkins, one brother, James Lowe Gunn, Warrenton.

Pallbearers were J. J. Gunn, John Gunn, Jimmy Stewart, Gunn Stewart, Billy Wilhoit, Scott Johnson, and Bobby Thigpen.

Memorials may be made to Johnson Cemetery Fund, C/O Joe Shurley, 642 Shurley Road, Warrenton, GA 30828 or Johnson United Methodist Church C/O Tommy Johnson 7731 Bastonville Road Warrenton, GA 30828.

Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Web posted on Thursday, January 08, 2009

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