Eliza Ashley Roland (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Eliza Ashley Roland, 88, of 14th Ave., entered into rest Friday, February 1, 2008 at the Heartland Hospice. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Thankful Baptist Church with Rev. Martris Mims officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. She was a native of Richmond County, Ga., one of the best cooks in the world, employed at Shoney's, the Green Jacket Restaurant and Barton Chapel and Copeland Schools. Survivors are four daughters, Maggie Curry, Rosa (Richard) Hall, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Johnnie Mae (Melvin) Chance, Linden, N.C., Joyce Ivey, Augusta; daughter-in- law, Joy Lanell Roland, Augusta; four sons, Willie E. Roland, Augusta, Cleveland (Joann) Roland, Isaac (Mildred) Roland, Isaiah (Thomascenna) Roland, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; twenty-four grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Vera Roland and Jessie Mae Irving; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-February 8, 2008