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Subject: [GAPOLK] Ga-Polk Co. Obituary (Argo)
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 14:11:46 -0500


Polk County GaArchives Obituaries.....Thomas J. Argo March 2 2004
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(The Cedartown Standard, March 09, 2004)
Thomas J. Argo, 77, of 321 Sherwood Morgan Dr., Rockmart, passed away Tuesday,
March 2 , 2004. He was born Dec. 2, 1926 in Carroll County, son of the late
Charlie Gordon Argo and Gladys Reynolds Argo. He served as a Baptist pastor for
over 45 years, serving as pastor of Holly Springs Baptist Church and Faith
Baptist Church in Temple, where he was presently a member. He also served as
associate pastor and adult Sunday School teacher at the Piedmont Avenue Baptist
Church. Rev. Argo was retired from Ford Motor Company with 32 years of service
and was a US Navy veteran of WWII. He is preceded in death by his wife,
Christine Hobbs Argo and one sister, Geraldine Paschal. Surviving are two sons,
Charles Argo and Thomas Keith Argo, both of Rockmart; one sister, Elsie
Ferguson of Rockmart; three grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 4 at 2 p.m. from the Piedmont Avenue
Baptist Church with the Rev. John Hooper officiating. Interment will follow in
the Polk Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Steve Ferguson, Eddie Dutton, Brent
Argo, Clyde Argo, Chris Cole and B.L. Abernathy. Honorary pallbearers were: Mel
Roper, Greg Hughes, Paul Chaffin, Robert Stephenson and deacons of the Piedmont
Avenue Baptist Church. The Freeman Harris Funeral Home had charge of the
arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, March 09, 2004)


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