Originally created 01/11/00

Mr. Earnest Lamb Sr.



HARLEM -- Mr. Earnest Lamb Sr., of Stone Street, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Water Branch Baptist Church, Grovetown, with the Rev. L.J. Tanksley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Lamb, a native of Columbia County, had retired from Fort Gordon. He was a deacon at Water Branch Baptist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Ernest Lamb Jr., Donald Lamb and Sylvester Lamb, all of Augusta, and Gary Lamb, Atlanta; four daughters, Betty Richards, Harlem, and Patricia Davis, Margaret Lamb and Gussie Boyd, all of Augusta; a brother, George Lamb, Augusta; and 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Alonzo Lamb, Gregory Richards, Michael Richards, Calvin Richards, Michael Avery and Clifford Brinson.

Friends may call at the residence of Betty Richards, 245 South Bell St., Harlem.

Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 11, 2000