John Benjamin Bottoms Sr.

John Benjamin Bottoms Sr., age 64, of Winder passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, James Thomas and Rubie Stephens Bottoms; his brother, Harry Royce Bottoms; and a niece, Jaime Furr.

Survivors include: his wife, Ruthie Hamrick Bottoms of Winder; three sons, John B. (Christine) Bottoms of Southside, AL, Joshua C. Smith of Athens, and Simon J. Smith of Canton; his daughter, Raina (Eugene) Chavis of Athens; brother, Thomas Hugh Bottoms of Winder; sister, Anne Lee Furr of Douglasville; 15 grandchildren; one great grandchild; two nephews, Christopher Bottoms of Suwanee and Emmet D. Furr of Winder; two nieces, Teresa Furr of Douglasville and Deborah Furr of Tampa, FL; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Auburn on Saturday, December 1 at 4 p.m. with Rev. Chris Parkin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the (

Smith Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Smith Memory Chapel
755 Atlanta Highway Se Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-4553

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Nov. 28 to Dec. 27, 2012