Originally created 08/06/98

Lauren Cauthen



NORTH AUGUSTA -- Lauren Jeanette Cauthen, 13, of 103 Knotty Pine Drive, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of North Augusta with the Rev. Gary C. Redding officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m. in New Hope Cemetery, Heath Springs.

Lauren, a native of Falls Church, Va., was an eighth-grade student at Paul Knox Middle School where she was a member of the SOAR program and played percussion in the school band. She was a member of First Baptist Church of North Augusta where she was a member of the handbell choir, the middle school choir and the youth prayer group.

Survivors include her parents, Gary Cauthen and Cindy Cauthen; a sister, Regan Cauthen, North Augusta; and her grandmother, Barbara Cauthen, Heath Springs.

Pallbearers will be her uncles, Eric P. Cauthen, Kevin D. Cauthen, Mark E. Cauthen, Jimmy J. Elliott, Barry L. Gulley, Desi W. Gulley and Ronald V. Killian.

Memorials may be made to the youth ministry of First Baptist Church, 602 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC 29841.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Rowland Funeral Home.