Originally created 08/27/99

Rev. E.W. Washington Jr.



The Rev. E.W. Washington Jr., of 1134 Camille St., died Monday, Aug. 23, 1999, at Columbia Augusta Medical Center.

The funeral will be at noon Saturday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Nathaniel Irvin officiating. Burial will be in Southview Cemetery.

The Rev. Washington, a native of Bamberg County, S.C., was a minister at several churches in the Central Savannah River Area. He was a member of the Baptist Ministers Conference and Liberty Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ada Washington; two sons, David Washington and Thomas Williams, both of Augusta; two daughters, Jessie Motley, Jacksonville, Fla., and Renee' Tillman, Manhatten, N.J.; three brothers, Chester Washington, Joseph Washington and Willis Washington, all of Detroit; two sisters, Myrtis Williams, Denmark, S.C., and Vercita Moore, Bamberg, S.C.; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be members of the Augusta Baptist Ministers Conference.

Peoples Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 27, 1999