Alva Wagnon

Born: Mon., Sep. 23, 1929
Died: Thu., Apr. 7, 2011

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Alva Wagnon, age 81, of Union Point, Georgia, died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Greene Point Health Care & Rehab in Union Point, GA. Born in Morgan County on September 23, 1929, he was the son of the late Guy Wagnon and Lizzie Andrews Wagnon who were both natives of Greene County. He grew up and attended school in Siloam, Georgia. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. As a young man his working career began at Chipman Union in Union Point. For many years he worked for E. R. Snell Construction Company retiring in 1994. While working for them he helped to build I-20 in Greene County.

He is survived by his sisters, Estelle Barlow of Augusta, GA and Josephine Bramlett of Union Point, GA; a brother Jerry Wagnon of Conyers, GA and a number of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by brothers, Warren Cosby Wagnon and Bob Marion Wagnon.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Callaway Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harry Michael officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Serving as pallbearers are Herbert Rhodes, James Taylor, Donnie Clements, Edward Clements, Robert Simpson and Steve Strozier. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday night at Callaway Funeral Home. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street., Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Wanda McCannon
   Posted Thu April 07, 2011
You all are in my prayers. Mr. Alva used to bring cards around for those who were sick. He was a kind and caring man. May God give you all comfort!

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Thu April 07, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Ann Worthen
   Posted Fri April 08, 2011
Mr. Alva was a very kind man, he use to come to the City Hall when I use to work there and visit with us. May God bless each of you in your time of sorrow. Ann McCannon Worthen

Donna Strozier Vandiver
   Posted Fri April 08, 2011
Sending our sympathies in the loss of Mr. Alva.