Kathy Booker Mertins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ms. Kathleen "Kathy" Booker Mertins, 59, entered into rest Saturday, January 20, 2007, at University Hospital. Mrs. Mertins was a native and lifelong resident of Augusta, she was a homemaker, loving mother and grandmother. Family members include her sons: Tracy Tedder (Michelle) of Martinez, Ted Tedder of Greenville, NC; grandsons: Kyle Tedder and Jacob Tedder of Martinez, father and step-mother: Ty and Judy Booker of Evans; brother: Norman Booker (Glenda) of Harlem, nephew: Todd Booker (Kim) of Martinez and special friend: Frank Neer of Augusta. Mrs. Mertins was preceded in death by her mother: Mary Burgess Booker. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. in Hillcrest Memorial Park with Rev. James McCollum officiating. The family will receive friends today, Monday evening from 6 to 8 o'clock at Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-January 22, 2007