Michael, Oscar (Rocky Face)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Oscar Michael, 84, of Rocky Face, GA, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Hamilton Medical Center.

He was a member of Rocky Face Baptist Church. He pastored several Baptist Churches in the North Georgia area.

Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Betty Lynn Michael of the residence; two sons and daughters-in-law, Harry and Joan Michael of Thomaston, GA, Tommy and Carole Michael of Rocky Face; sister, Martha Edna Ridley; sister-in-law, Mary Sue Michael both of Rocky Face; grandchildren, Christi and Doyle Screws, Brian, Jason and Jeff Michael; great-grandchildren, Cody Davis, Jeremy, Matthew and Sandy Screws, Nicholas and Elizabeth Michael; one great-great-granddaughter, Ashlynn Screws; nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, February 14, at 2 p.m. at Rocky Face Baptist Church with Rev. Van Smith and Rev. James Boyd officiating. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before the service time. Burial will be in Rocky Face Cemetery. Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, February 13, from 6-9 p.m.

Flowers will be accepted or contributions can be made to Rocky Face Baptist Church. 

Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face, GA is in charge of funeral arrangements. 


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