Joan M. Huffman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest July 23 at University Hospital, Mrs. Joan Myrick Huffman, 77, wife of the late James E. Huffman. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Bellevue Memorial Gardens Chapel with Rev. Tony Christie officiating. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery. Mrs. Huffman was born in Augusta. She was a lifelong member of Crawford Avenue Baptist Church. She worked many years in the floral business. Her family remembers her as a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was affectionately called Gan-Gan. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Huffman and wife, Karleen, of Evans, Ga. and Steve Huffman and wife, Annie Lee, of Barnwell, S.C.; two daughters, Susan Sganga of Augusta and Lee Ann Hegler and husband, Herbert, of North Augusta, S.C.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 9 p.m. Pallbearers are Jack Hegler, David Hegler, Steven Carter, Clay Huffman, Steven Sganga and Patrick Foster. Florist: Friday at 5 p.m. Thomas L. King Funeral Home Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-July 24, 2009