C.G. “Cap” Gaston

CJ-0521-OBIT-Gaston-1K.jpgTHAXTON – C.G. “”Cap”” Gaston Jr., 73, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Calhoun City. He was born on March 17, 1941, in Calhoun County.

He was a Baptist minister, teacher, coach and principal in Calhoun, Pontotoc, Lafayette, Chickasaw, Carroll, Clay and Quitman counties. He graduated with a B.A. degree and a master’s degree from the University of Mississippi. He retired after 32 years. He was a much-loved husband, daddy and granddaddy.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lou Russell Gaston of Thaxton, his only child, Susanne Wade (Barney) of Bentley near Calhoun City; granddaughter, Karlie Susan Wade, and grandson, Clay Russell Wade of Calhoun City; sister, Mary Nell Scarbrough; niece, Ramona Howe (Charles) Howe, all of Calhoun City; his mother-in-law, Marie Morris Russell; and four brothers-in-law, Gerald, Freddy, Billy and Bobby Russell, all of Thaxton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Gaston Sr.; a brother-in-law, Jimmy Scarbrough; a neice, Jimmy Nell Inmon; two sisters-in-law, Mona and Betty Russell; and his father-in-law, Clay Russell.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Bethlehem Church in Bentley. Services will be at 2 p.m. with Bro. Howard Green and Bro. Jimmy Vance officiating. A burial service will be at 5 p.m. Sunday at Union Nazarene Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fence Fund at Union Nazarene Cemetery. – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/djournal/obituary.aspx?n=cg-gaston-cap&pid=171048043&fhid=21395#sthash.OON8y9mu.dpuf

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