Mary Lou Stringer (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mary Lou Curry Stringer, 71, of Church Road, entered into rest June 2, 2009 at University Hospital. Mrs. Stringer, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses Augusta Central Congregation. Survivors include her husband, Henry Stringer, Jr.; a daughter, Gwendolyn (Willie) Baker, Augusta; six sons, William Stringer, Ronnie (Denise) Stringer, Augusta, Larry Stringer, Danny Stringer, Belvedere, S.C., Michael (Edwina) Stringer and Douglas Stringer, Hephzibah, Ga.; five sisters, Mary Oliphant, Carrie Butler, Washington, D.C., Hattie Simpkins, Alice Dobey and Martha Curry, Edgefield, S.C.; two brothers, Henry Curry, Sr., Trenton, S.C., and Willie Curry, Winston, N.C.; sister-in-law, Rosetta Stringer, Augusta; fourteen grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m., today, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, June 6, 2009, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses Augusta Central Congregation with Bro. Willie F. Hughes officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park, Johnston. Friends may call at the residence. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. (803)279-0026. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-June 5, 2009