GIBSON, Ga. - Mrs. Ethel Kitchens Gray Hinton, 85, entered into rest Saturday, July 4, 2009, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Magnolia Baptist Church Cemetery with Elder Eddie Whidby officiating.
Mrs. Ethel lived in Glascock County all of her life. She was retired from Thomson Company as an inspector. She was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church and attended Shoals Primitive Baptist Church. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at the V.F.W. in Thomson.
She is survived by her husband, Mr. Paul Hinton; five daughters, Pat (Rick) Rios, of Augusta, Linda Barrow, of Mitchell, Kathy Benson, of North Augusta, S.C., Wanda (Mel) Jobes, of Thomson, and Cindy (Murphy) Harrell, of Mitchell; two sons, Wayne (Diane) Gray, of Augusta, and Mark (Pam) Gray, of Warrenton; 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Bobbie Jean Horton, of Augusta, Dorothy Clark, of Avera, and Grace Holton, of Gibson.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mr. Atwell Edward Gray, Sr.; her daughter, Judy Purvis; and a son, Atwell Edward Gray, Jr.
Pallbearers were Chris Woods, Mel Jobes, Rick Rios, Joe Dean Usry, Hoyt Cole and Murphy Harrell. Honorary Pallbearer was Scottie Cole.
Memorials may be made to the Glascock County Concerned Citizens in care of Corene Chalker, 3037 Bastonville Rd., Gibson, Ga. 30810.