Originally created 11/10/99

Mr. Arthur Priester



AIKEN -- Mr. Arthur Leroy Priester, 56, of McCormick Street, died Friday, Nov. 5, 1999, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Mount Anna-Mount Harris Cemetery with the Revs. Olin Jesse and Cathy Patterson officiating.

Mr. Priester, a native of Aiken, was an Army veteran. He was employed at Owens Corning Fiberglas and was a member of Mount Harris Baptist Church, where he was a member of the deacon board.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean Priester; two sons, Arthur Tony Priester, Warrenville, and Kevin Timothy Priester, Aiken; a daughter, Pamela Powell, New Ellenton; his mother, Estella Priester, Aiken; two brothers, Harry Priester and Nelson Priester, both of Aiken; two sisters, Irene Jackson and Mattie Walker, both of Aiken; and 11 grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 10, 1999