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Curtis Lamar Bigham
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Curtis Lamar Bigham, 92, of Marietta, formerly of Gordon County, died Jan. 2, 2015.

Lamar was born on April 29, 1922 in Gordon County.

He was the son of the late Grady Milton Bigham and Mamie Estelle Forest Bigham.

His brother, Horace Bigham, also preceded him in death.

He was an alumnus of Belwood High School Class of 1940, and attended Rinehart College until interrupted by World War II.

He later graduated from the University of Georgia, Class of 1950.

He was a veteran of World War II, U.S. Army, with service in the South Pacific Theatre from 1942-1945.

He was employed by the University of Georgia extension service as a county agent. His service included the following counties: Dade, Habersham, Jackson, Cherokee and Dawson.

He was a member of the Sandy Plains Baptist Church of Cobb County.

Survivors include his brother, LeRoy Bigham of Conyers; sister-in-law, Annie Mae Bigham of Calhoun; nieces and nephews, Richard Bigham, David Bigham, Deanne Offutt, Mark Bigham; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Jan. 5 in the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Bowman officiating. Burial was presented by the Shanklin Attaway American Legion Honor Guard of Rome.

Thomas Funeral Home of Calhoun was in charge of the arrangements.