Mary Alice B. Hagin, 78, retired bookkeeper, died early Tuesday at Bulloch Memorial Hospital after a long illness. The Bulloch County native was retired after 41 years as a bookkeeper and secretary at Collins Frozen Foods. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, the AARP and Middleground Primitive Baptist Church, where she was a church clerk for 21 years.
Survivors include two daughters, Shelby Howell Barnwell, Statesboro, and Peggy H. Dedge, Savannah; a son, James Dewey Hagin Jr., Madison; two brothers, J.C. Brown and Charles Brown, both of Sylvania; five sisters, Frances Turner, Portal, Kathryn Parker, Rocky Ford, Allie Mae Havins, Fontana, California, Bessie Ree Tucker, Silver City, N.M., and Raynita Lyons, Doraville; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday at 2 P.M. at Middleground Primitive Baptist Church with Elders Steve Taylor, Wayne Gibbs and Michael Newman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Charles Gay, Donald Donaldson, Jappy Akins, Ben Groover, Thomas Mikell and Mark Gay.
Remembrances may be made to the Middleground Primitive Baptist Church.