NEW YORK -- Mrs. Gussie Johnson Thomas, 89, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2000, at Harlem Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Marcus Jackson Funeral Home.
Mrs. Thomas, a native of Vero Beach, Fla., was a member of Metropolitan Baptist Church.
The family said: "Gussie touched the lives of many while on her journey. Her formidable presence and indomitable spirit will serve as a beacon of light to all who knew her."
Survivors include two granddaughters, Emma Wilson Few and Kawanna Andrews, both of Augusta; and a grandson, Johnny Franklin, Augusta.
The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 10, 2000