Name: Benjamin Marshall AMASON
ALIA: Benjamin Marshall "Ben" /Amason/
Birth: 16 SEP 1929 in Wilkes Co., GA
Death: 7 JAN 1962 in Centerville, Wilkes Co., GA 1
Burial: Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery, Rayle, Wilkes Co., GA 2
Deaths and funerals: B. M. Amason
from; The Augusta Chronicle," Augusta, Georgia, Monday, January 8, 1962, p. 10A:
RAYLE, Ga. - Benjamin Marshall Amason, 32, died about 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Centerville community.
Wilkes County Sheriff Horace Lunceford said a neighbor found Mr. Amason dead of a shotgun wound on a farm where his family kept a herd of cattle.
Mr. Amason was a native of Wilkes County, the son of Cornelius Amason and the late Ruth Cliatt Amason.
He was a member of Sardis Baptist Church, a veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict.
He was a farmer and cattleman and was associated with the Soil Conservation Service.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Sue Callaway Amason of Rayle; one son, Billy Amason, and a daughter, Susan Amason, both of Rayle; father; one sister, Mrs. Sara A. Spivey of Atlanta; one brother, Neal Amason of Ft. Meade, Md.
Funeral services will be conducted at the graveside in Sardis Baptist Church cemetery Monday at 2:30 p.m. by Rev. Bryan Edwards.
Pallbearers will be Carl Adams, Austin Moore, Jr., Owen Callaway, William Lunceford, Webster Orr, and Bobby Randall.
Father: Cornelius AMASON b: 26 DEC 1878 in Wilkes Co., GA
Mother: Ruth Eugenia CLIATT b: 7 APR 1895 in Lincoln Co., GA
Mildred Sue CALLAWAY b: 21 JUN 1928 in Philomath, Oglethorpe Co., GA
21 DEC 1950
in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA
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- Title: The Augusta Chronicle
Publication: Augusta, Georgia
Note: Augusta, Georgia daily newspaper [researched by Samuel Taylor Geer]
Page: "Deaths and funerals: B. M. Amason," Monday, January 8, 1962, p. 10A
- Title: Wilkes Co., Georgia - Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery
Author: Larry R. Butler and Janice B. Turner
Publication: Wilkes Co., GA Genealogy, GAGenWeb Archives Project: http://www.giddeon.com/wilkes/cemeteries/sardis.shtml, © 1999
Note: Researched by Samuel Taylor Geer
Text: Amason, Benjamin M., 16 Sep 1929 - 07 Jan 1962, accessed June 12, 2005