MASON FUNERAL HOME 320 Hwy. 48 Summerville, GA   30747 706-857-2211   Rev. Bobby Gene Staton, age 72, of Trion, GA died Sunday, June 15, 2008 at Redmond   Regional Medical Center.   Rev. Staton was born January 7, 1936 in Etowah County, AL, the son of the late Gurney and   Mamie Watts Staton.  Rev. Staton was a member of Foster Mill Baptist Church.  He had   pastored several area churches including Chesterfield Baptist Church, Pleasant Valley Baptist   Church, Dry Creek Baptist Church, Perennial Springs Baptist Church, New Harvest Baptist   Church, Faith Baptist Church, and Foster Mill Baptist Church.  He also worked at Valley   Joist in Fort Payne, AL, where he had retired in 2000.   Rev. Staton is survived by his wife, Margaret Ann Padgett Staton; son & daughter-in-law,   Randy & Patti Staton, Summerville, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Kathi & Phil Brooks,   Lyerly, GA; brothers, Eston Staton, Trion, GA, Donald Staton, Dalton, GA; grandchildren,   Josh Staton, Jeremy Staton, and Damien Brooks.   Funeral services for Rev. Staton will be held at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, June 18, 2008 from   the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Malcom Harris and Rev. Jimmy Bailey   officiating.  Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be   Josh Staton, Jeremy Staton, Damien Brooks, Buddy Evans, James Carter, and James Teems.   Honorary pallbearers will be all Ministers of Chattooga County and Walker County, all   Personal Friends, and Former Church Members.   Rev. Staton will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from   6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Tuesday, June 17, 2008.   Mason Funeral Home is directing.  For guestbook go online to