ST. CLOUD, Fla. - Rev. Charles (Charlie) Wallom, 56, passed Sunday, May 13, in Orlando, FL after a long illness. Rev. Wallom was born in Lakeland, FL. He is a 1973 graduate of Westside High school in Augusta, GA. He received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Recreation from Georgia Southern University in 1977, and his Masters of Divinity Degree from Emory University, Candler School of Theology in 1980. An ordained United Methodist Minister, Rev. Wallom served churches in the North Georgia Conference. His student appointments included Buchanan United Methodist Church in Buchanan, GA and Ocee United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, GA. He served full time appointments at Christ United Methodist Church in Forsyth, GA, New Hope United Methodist Church in Hampton, GA and Union United Methodist Church in Stockbridge, GA. His appointments focused on new church development and church revitalization. Rev. Wallom is survived by his wife, Lynne Logan Wallom, St. Cloud, FL; son, John Wallom, Jonesboro, GA; daughter, Leigh (William) Carter, Laurinburg, NC; and three granddaughters Claire, Carleigh and Kate Carter. He is also survived by his parents, David and June Wallom, Augusta, GA; brother, William Wallom, Augusta, Ga; sister, Jane (Butch) Nuttall, Blythewood, SC; and numerous in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, May 26 at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Augusta, GA. The Rev. Carol Cook will officiate. The Wallom family will meet friends 45 minutes prior to the service in the church sanctuary. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Georgia Annual Conference and designated for Bridges Mission Initiative in memory of Rev. Charles Wallom. North Georgia Annual Conference, Treasurer's Office, 4511 Jones Bridge Circle NW, Norcross, GA 30092 or Nemours Fund for Children's Health, 9145 Narcoossee Road, Suite A206, Orlando, FL 32827 in memory of Rev. Charles Wallom. Please visit and sign the guestbook at baldwinfairchild.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from May 25 to May 26, 2012