Originally created 08/31/99

Mrs. Lillie Whitehurst



Mrs. Lillie Kathryn Whitehurst, 72, of 670 Cherokee Drive, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 1999, at Beverly Manor Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Woodridge Baptist Church, North Augusta, with the Rev. Ronald Hasty officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Bath.

Mrs. Whitehurst, a native of North Grosvenor Dale, Conn., was a seamstress. She was a "foster granny" at Jefferson Elementary School and a member of Woodridge Baptist Church, where she was a member of Open Doors Sunday School Class.

Survivors include three sons, Ray Whitehurst, Columbus, Ernest Whitehurst, Jacksonville, Fla., and Robert Whitehurst, Smith, Ala.; a daughter, Derinda DeForest, North Augusta; two brothers, Richard Sharp, Orrum, N.C., and William Sharp, Augusta; a sister, Joyce Braley, North Augusta; and 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Richie Hays, Marvin Ennis, Jerry Preachers, Bill Adams, Howard Revis and Joe Brissey.

Memorials may be made to Woodridge Baptist Church Building Fund, 401 Birch St., North Augusta, SC 29841.

Friends may call at the residence.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 31, 1999