J. P. Sikes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. J. P. Sikes, beloved husband of Mrs. Luz Sikes entered into rest on Sunday October 19, 2008 at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. A funeral mass will be celebrated 11:00 AM Tuesday October 21, 2008 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Raphael Estrada celebrant. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Survivors include his wife; daughters and sons-in-law Martha (Bill) Denny and Violet (Bob) Shoback; son and daughter-in-law James (Linda) Sikes; five grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; sister Maggie McKenzie. Mr. Sikes retired from the U.S. Army as a Master Sergeant, with service to his country in World II, Korean War and Vietnam Conflict. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7 until 8:30 PM at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 2524 Lumpkin Road, Augusta. For those wishing to make memorial contributions in lieu of flowers please consider: The Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1101 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30901. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-October 20, 2008