Originally created 02/08/00

Mr. Elmer Bodiford



NORTH AUGUSTA -- Mr. Elmer Cecil Bodiford, 78, of Thornwood Drive, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of North Augusta with Dr. Gary C. Redding officiating. Burial will be in Pineview Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Bodiford, a native of Barnwell County, had retired from Menk Co. as a bookkeeper. He was a Marine veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Sheffield Club and First Baptist Church of North Augusta, where he was a member of Campbell Sunday School Class.

Survivors include his wife, Wilhelmenia Bodiford; a son, Terry Cecil Bodiford, North Augusta; a daughter, Marcie Fredericks, North Augusta; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Peter Menk, Bill Shields, Tom Dozier, Raymond Deal, Joe Doyle, Bostick Chavous and Charles Dean.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Campbell Sunday School Class.

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

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Rowland Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 8, 2000