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Obituaries

February 15, 2013

Howard G. Bounds

MERIDIAN —     Graveside services for Howard G. Bounds will be held Saturday, at 1 p.m., at Pine Ridge Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Sellers officiating. Newton County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Bounds, 85 of Newton, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Woodland Court Retirement Center in Newton. His "enjoyment" of life was centered solely around his family supporting his children and grandchildren in their endeavors.

    Survivors include one daughter, Wanda and husband George Bethany of Lawrence; one son, Richard G. Bounds and wife Alexis of Shalimar, Fla.; one daughter-in-law, Judy Bounds of Newton; grandchildren: Lee Eady and wife Becky Luke of Lawrence, Rick Bounds and wife Kelly of Athens, Ala.; Denise Nicholson and husband Ronnie of Lawrence, and Amberly Amis and husband J.O. of Conehatta; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Annie Laura Wheeler of Newton; and, numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Juanita Burton Bounds; one son, Rodney Allen Bounds; parents, Will and Addie Cooper Bounds; two sisters; and, seven brothers.  

    Honorary pallbearers will be Lee Eady, Rick Bounds, Ronnie Nicholson, J.O. Amis, George Bethany, William Mayes, Billy Horton, Ricky Horton, Bro. Billy Ray Gibbs, and Bud Williams.  

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity.   

    The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Jimmie Nell Rawson and her wonderful, caring staff at Woodland Court Retirement Center, for the love and care given to their father during his stay there.  

    The family requests that you join them for a gathering at the First Methodist Protestant Church, 8381 Hwy 80 W, Newton, immediately following the services.

    Family and friends may sign an online guest book at newtoncountyfuneralhome.com.

 

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