Charles R. (Papa Jack) Stanton, 74, of Rutledge, formerly of Lithonia, GA, died Monday, January 2, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, Julian S. and Nora B. Stanton, brother, Perry Stanton, and sister, Gladys Mote. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2:00 until 4:00 pm and again from 6:00 until 9:00 pm. The funeral will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, January 5, 2006 at Centennial Baptist Church, Rutledge. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Mr. Stanton proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He retired from BellSouth in 1986 after 32 years of service to ramble around his farm, gardening, fishing and playing with his pets, Scubee and Sam. Papa Jack most enjoyed spending time with his beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Stanton is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sara Farrill (Frankie) Stanton of Rutledge; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Cheryl Stanton of Mansfield, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Sereta and Wayne Wallis of Auburn, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Carol and David Hunter of Douglasville, GA. Grandchildren: Adam and Amy Stanton of Covington, GA; Summer Paige and Patrick Shugart of Snellville, GA; Brooke and Jimmy Woodward of Flowery Branch, GA; Jason Barfield of Douglasville, GA; Ben and Julie Wallis of Jacksonville Beach, FL; Jonathan and Amanda Wallis of Bethlehem, GA; Katie Wallis of Auburn, GA. Great grandchildren: Alex, Bailee and Savannah Stanton; Sydney and Riley Shugart; Grace and Griffin Woodward; Landon and Jaxon Wallis. Brothers: Cecil and Donna Stanton, James and Linda Stanton, and Louie Stanton; Sister: Barbara Vickery; Several nieces and nephews. A.E. Carter Funeral Home had charge of arrangements, 706-752-1790.