Charles Strong

January 21, 1938 ~ March 14, 2008 (age 70)

Charles Strong, age 70, of Eatonton, GA, died on Friday, March 14, 2008 at his home. Son of the late Comer Strong and Amanda Reecer Strong, Charles was born on January 21, 1938 in Moss Tennessee. He attended high school in Westfield and Noblesville, Indiana. At the age of eighteen, he went to work for Ford Motor Company as a pipe fitter retiring in 1989 after thirty years of service. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #115 in Westfield, Indiana and served in the National Guard Reserves. He moved to Eatonton, Georgia in two thousand where he would be closer to his children and their families.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mavoureene Jo Lutz Strong and a brother, Adam Strong. He is survived by two daughters, Debby Stephens of Greensboro, GA and Lori Cherry and husband Brad of Rutledge, GA; a son Allen Strong and wife Beth of Ringgold, GA; three brothers, Gib Strong of Noblesville, IN, Tom Strong of Noblesville, IN and Bo Strong and wife Betty of Murry, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Eric Strong, Emi Strong, Nichole Stephens Wilkerson, Jenny Jenkins, Tabitha Cherry and Bronson Cherry; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel in Greensboro. The family requests that memorials be made to Abbey Hospice, 215 Azalea Court, Social Circle, GA 30025 or American Cancer Society, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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