Opal (Spence) Deaton

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Mrs. Opal Spence Deaton, age 90 of Winder died December 31, 2012.

Born in Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late Olin and Annie Mae Chapman Spence. Mrs. Deaton was preceded by her husband, Golden R. Deaton, and a son Roger Lamar Deaton. She was the salutatorian of her Eighth Grade Class at County Line Elementary School in 1934 and was a 1937 graduate of Winder High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Sharon Baptist Church.

Surviving are: daughter, Ann Cronic of Winder; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Marilyn Deaton of Xenia, Illinois; grandchildren, Jason Scott, Jarrod Scott, Elizabeth Deaton, Katherine Deaton and Tanya Feldhake; seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Sarah Pentecost of Winder.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 3 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home with Rev. Jon Reed and Jason Scott officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 2 from 4-7 P. M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Flowers are welcomed or memorials in Mrs. Deaton's name may be made to the church or .

Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Carter Funeral Home
265 Highway 211 NW
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-1361
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Published in BarrowCountyNews from Jan. 2 to Feb. 1, 2013
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