AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into the presence of her Lord Friday, November 28, 2009, at Elmcroft Assisted Living, Mrs. Doris Arline, 83, wife of the late Marvin "Jack" Arline. Mrs. Arline was a native of Whigham, GA but had resided in Columbus, GA most of her life. She taught in the Muscogee County Schools for 30 years. She was on the Board of TIC Federal Credit Union, a member of ADK Sorority, and Women's Auxiliary of the Medical Center. In 1999, she moved to Augusta, GA to be near her family. Mrs. Arline is a current member of First Presbyterian Church, a lifelong member of Trinity Primitive Baptist Church in Whigham, GA, and attended Central Christian Church in Columbus, GA. Doris was a faithful servant of the Lord. Even though Alzheimer's claimed her mind, she never lost her faith. She knew that the Lord was her strength and refuge. Family members include her daughters: Annita Claire Arline Jackson and husband Glen of Augusta, Jeannine Arline Wilson and husband Walter of Augusta; foster son: Harold Chris Campbell of Ellerslie, GA; and six grandsons: Christopher Jackson, Jonathan Wilson, Matthew Wilson, Stephen Wilson, Benjamin Wilson and Michael Wilson; and her dear family friend Phyllis Jackson. Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 5, 2009 at Parkhill Cemetery in Columbus, GA. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904. We would like to thank her loving and kind caregivers, Leslie Dillard, Jerry Mewborn, and the caring staff of Heartland Village at Elmcroft. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, December 3, 2009 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. A guestbook may be signed on our site www.thomaspoteet.com .
The Augusta Chronicle-December 1, 2009