AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Wednesday, January 17, 2007 at University Hospital, Mrs. Edith Margaret Kinsey, 88, wife of the late Holland Kinsey, Sr. Mrs. Kinsey was a native of Estill, SC and has lived in Augusta since 1947. She was retired from the wholesale beauty and barber supply business on Broad St. and several barber shops for Ft. Gordon in the 50's. Mrs. Kinsey was a member of Trinity on The Hill Methodist Church. Family members include her sons: Joseph Wallace Cooler of Austell, GA; Charles Gary Kinsey of Florida, Barry Sylvester Kinsey and his wife Bettye Heil-Kinsey of Augusta; daughters: Sarah M. Johnson of Augusta, Deborah L. Kinsey of Martinez; sister: Virginia Miles; 22 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren and her personal caregiver Monica Giesse. Mrs. Kinsey was also preceded in death by her son: Holland Kinsey, Jr. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 20, 2007, 11:00 AM, in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet and Son with Chaplain Ken Gross officiating. Interment will follow in Hampton, SC. The family will receive friends (this evening) Friday from 5:00 PM until 7:30 PM at Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484.
The Augusta Chronicle-January 19, 2007