Originally created 03/03/00

Mr. Earnest Washington Sr.



BEECH ISLAND -- Mr. Earnest J. Washington Sr., 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Galilee Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Lane officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Washington, a native of Aiken County, had retired from Huber Clay Co. and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Taft Lodge 282 and Galilee Baptist Church, where he was a deacon.

Survivors include five daughters, Martha Holloway, Ravenwood, N.Y., Ann Lark, Lillie Lind, and Catherine Sheppard, all of Beech Island, and Florence Cooper, Maryland; a brother, Glenn Washington, Beech Island; a sister, Julia Bates, Atlanta; and 23 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence or at G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, North Augusta. The Augusta Chronicle March 3, 2000