Well Known Citizen, Mr. Matt Camp, Dies August 9th
Mr. W. M. (Matt) Camp, age 89, of Route 8, Dallas, Georgia, passed away on Friday, August 9, 1985 at Paulding Memorial Hospital following several years of declining health. He was born November 9, 1895 in Paulding County, Georgia, where he was a life long resident.
He was the son of the late Mr. John A. Camp and the late Mrs. Octavie Martin Camp. He and his wife, the former Ida Evans, had been married for 66 years. Mr. Camp was a member of the New Hope First Baptist Church. He was a retired carpenter and farmer.
Mr. Camp was a good husband and father, a good neighbor and liked to be a friend to all with whom he came in contact. He was always jovial and enjoyed his family and friends. He will be greatly missed in his neighborhood and throughout the county. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ida Camp of Dallas; four daughters, Mrs. C. L. (Ruby) McMichen of Dallas, Mrs. Nita Dover of Marietta, Mrs. James H. (Ozelle) Williams of Decatur and Mrs. Forrest D. (Patricia) Minix of Atlanta; three sons, Mr. George W. (Martha) Camp of Roswell, Mrs. William M. Camp, Jr., of Dallas, and Mr. NIck D. Camp of Atlanta; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Major F. (Alma S.) Camp and Mrs. Johnny (Alma C.) Camp both of Dallas; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, August 11, 1985 at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope First Baptist Church with Rev. Donald Voyles and Brother J. Watson Camp, his nephew, officiating. Internment was in New Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ronnie Camp, Alan Camp, James Williams, Jr., Lee C. Willliams, Bruce Cavender and Kurt Kandler. Benson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.