Donna Elizabeth Bryson   (LEXINGTON, S.C.)

LEXINGTON, S.C. - A memorial service for Donna Elizabeth Bryson, 47, will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at Platts Funeral Home, 337 N. Belair Road, Evans, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to S. C. Oncology Associates, P.O. Box 2046, West Columbia, SC 29171. Donna was born October 9, 1961 in Memphis, TN and passed away on Friday, July 3, 2009 after a battle with cancer. She was a daughter of James Carnell Melton and Dixie June Rue Melton. Donna is survived by her life partner of 18 years, Sandra M. Bowles of Lexington, SC; daughters, E. Michelle Cope (Bryan) and Rachael J. Allen all of Augusta, GA; grandchildren, Amber, Chloe and Blane; 1 sister and 1 brother. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. www.caughmanharmanfuneral

The Augusta Chronicle-July 7, 2009