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Charles Madison "Charlie" Hairston, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1926
Marietta
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 24, 2008
Albany
Dougherty County
Georgia, USA

Charles Madison Hairston was the son of Rev. Madison Palmer Hairston and Susie Booth Hairston. He married Sally Watkins McKay, Aug. 16, 1951 at the First Presbyterian Church in Macon, GA. He was an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a WWII veteran serving with the occupation forces in Japan. He graduated from Mercer Unviersity in Macon, GA, in 1950. At Macon, he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was with Southeastern Mortgage Company for over 40 years. He served on the board of directors of the Albany Symphony and the Community Concert Association. He was a 55-year member of the Dougherty County Kiwanis Club where he served in various leadership positions. He was survived by his wife of 57 years, Sally McKay Hairston; two daughters, Sally Hairston Maphrus and Caree Hairston; one son, Charles Madison Hairston, Jr., a sister, Frances Hairston Watson; a brother, Byron Booth Hairston; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; nieces and nephews; and an extended family of relatives and friends. He was preceded in death a sister. His funeral was held at Covenant Presbyterian Church with The Rev. Dr. William D. "Biff" Coker, The Rev. Timothy Olds and The Rev. Dr. Paul E. Luthman officiating. 
 
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 Parents:
  Madison Palmer Hairston (1890 - 1976)
  Susie Hulbert Booth Hairston (1890 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Janet Carrie Hairston Amason (1916 - 1999)*
  Byron Booth Hairston (1918 - 2012)*
  Susan Frances Hairston Watson (1923 - 2009)*
  Charles Madison Hairston (1926 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Albany
Dougherty County
Georgia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Shelburn Wilkes
Record added: Jun 20, 2008
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Charles Madison Charlie Hairston, Sr
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Charles Madison Charlie Hairston, Sr
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Charles Madison Charlie Hairston, Sr
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We miss you uncle Charlie. Rest in Peace.
- acpflute
 Added: Aug. 23, 2010
 
 
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