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Wilbur Leslie Mote, Jr.
Wheeler Funeral Home
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Mr. Wilbur Leslie Mote Jr. of Covington, died Thursday January 21, 2010 at Newton Medical Center.  Born in Covington, Ga. on August 20, 1921, he was the son of the late Wilbur L. Mote Sr. and Lois Cowan Mote.  He was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church for many years, serving in the capacity of Deacon and Elder.  He wrote a history of Bethany Presbyterian Church. He served in the Army/Air Force with the 5th Reconnaissance Squadron during WWII in the Philippines.  Mr. Mote was married to Doris Hicks Mote for 50 years, who survives. Other survivors include his sister: Carolyn Mote Starr of Covington; brother: Ray H. Mote of Covington. He was preceded in death by his brother: Cecil Mote.   Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, January 22, 2010 at Bethany Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. William C. Wade officiating.  Eulogy will be given by Bob King. Interment will be in Bethany Presbyterian Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00PM at the church prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the building fund at Bethany Presbyterian Church. Friends may sign the online register at   Wheeler Funeral Home and Crematory, 11405 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, GA 30016 is in charge of the arrangements.  (770) 786-7111