Edna Ruth Favors (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ms. Edna Ruth Favors of Augusta died Friday, May 01, 2009. She was 82 years old. The funeral service will be conducted Monday, May 4, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 3343 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta. Ms. Edna Favors will lie in state for one hour before the funeral service at the church. The committal service will follow in the family plot at Westover Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Bo DeGroat, Eddie Reed, Richard Reed, Christopher Reed, Brandon Faircloth and Kenneth Smith. Ms. Favors is survived by her children, Carolyn Owens and her fiancŽe, (Bo) DeGroat, of Augusta, Patsy Wise and her fiancŽe, Charles Ratley, of Alabama, and David H. Favors and his wife, Sherry, of Augusta, and Daniel F. Favors and his wife, Kathy, of South Carolina; her grandchildren, Terrie, Cynthia, Angela, David Jr., Judy, Danielle, Randy, and Nicole; her sister, Evelyn Godwin, of Florida; her brother, Willie S. Jowers Jr., of Florida; nineteen great- grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. Ms. Favors was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, H.R. Favors Jr.; her daughter, Angelus Favors; her parents, Gilmer and Ruth Dixon Johnson; her sister, Louise Bryant. Edna enjoyed the many years she worked at the farmer's market in downtown Augusta. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. The Poteet Funeral Home, 3465 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta, 706.798.8886 is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Friends may sign the online guest register at www.poteetfuneralhomes.com .

The Augusta Chronicle-May 4, 2009