Olga H. Balk (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mrs. Olga H. Balk, 87, entered into rest Tuesday, September 30, 2008. Ms. Balk was a native of Jackson, GA and had lived in the Augusta area most of her life. She retired from Sales with Rich's Department Store to spend time with her grandchildren whom she adored. Ms. Balk was an accomplished pianist and loved to play for her friends at Elmcroft. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. Family members include her daughters: Becky B. Gorrell of Aiken, SC, Nancy B. Glass of Evans and grandchildren: Kristen Gorrell, Joseph Glass and Joshua Glass. Graveside services will be held today, Friday, October 3, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. in Westover Memorial Park with Pastor Charles Koons officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1105 Furys Lane, Suite D., Augusta, GA 30907. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA (706) 364-8484. www.thomaspoteet.com

The Augusta Chronicle-October 3, 2008