Sunday, June 19, 2011

Sunday's Obituary: Walter "Bo" Tapley

"Walter A. Tapley

   Walter Anthony Tapley, 46, of 1489 Broad street, died yesterday morning at a local hospital of a heart attack.  Funeral services will be held at Minton Advent chapel, Kite, Ga. tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.  The Rev. E. A. Hart will officiate.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.
  The funeral procession will leave the residence at 12 noon for the church.
  Pallbearers will be Willard Powell, Rufus Wheeler, Billy Claxton, Franklin Claxton, Albert Hurt and George Heubel.
  Mr. Tapley, a native of Johnson county, had resided in Augusta 13 years.  He was the son of the late Frank M. and ?annie [sic] Minton Tapley of Johnson county.  He was a member of Powers Methodist church.
  Survivors are his wife, Nelsie Dixie [sic] Tapley; son, Philip Anthony Tapley, brother, Leroy Tapley of Kite; four sisters, Mrs. Sallie T. Geter of Martinez, Mrs. H. L. Howard and Mrs. Jack Dawson of Augusta and Mrs. Zack Claxton of Bartow, Ga."

Walter Anthony "Bo" Tapley was the youngest child of Franklin Morgan Tapley and Laney Minton Tapley.

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