Obituary-Royce TutenOct 1st, 2013 | By Admin | Category: Community News, Obituaries
Royce Tuten, age 79, died Sunday, September 29, 2013, at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Ga. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home with burial at San Pedro Cemetery. Visitation was held Tuesday, from 6-8 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home. He was born in Madison County and worked as a maintenance supervisor for 38 years at Owens Illinois Paper Mill. He loved to fish, garden and do yard work, and was very family oriented. He was a deacon and a member of Madison Lodge #11, Mason and served in the US Marines. He was a member of New Home Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty Tuten of Madison; one son: Roy Allen Tuten (Caron) of Vienna, Ga.; two daughters, Cheryl Pinkard (Joe) of Valdosta, Ga., and Wanda Gail Adams (Paul) of Madison; three brothers, Steve Tuten and Douglas Tuten, both of Madison; Clyde Tuten of Perry; one sister, Barbara Roberts of Madison; six grandchildren: Richard Tuten, Jennifer Carter, Kevin Tuten, Christina Okuma, Jason Adams, and Matthew Adams; and 12 great-grandchildren. Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 850-973-2258. You may send your condolences to the family by visiting our website www.beggsfuneral.com.