Originally created 05/20/00

Mrs. Ouida Bickell



Mrs. Ouida Mae Pate Bickell, 96, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at Argo Personal Care Home.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Westover Memorial Park with Dr. Jeffrey Newlin officiating.

Mrs. Bickell, a native of Durham, N.C., was former president of Mollie Sutherland Club, and a life member of St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary and an honorary life member of Augusta Macon Presbytery. She was a life member of Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday school and gathered church history.

Survivors include a daughter, Ouida Tucker Newman, Augusta; a brother, Waddell H. Pate, Augusta; and seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Robert C. Smith, Lewis A. Newman Jr., Frank Damiano, William A. Newman, Brian N. Smith and Douglas McLean.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Matthew-Covenant Sunday School Class of Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church and Mollie Sutherland Club.

Memorials may be made to Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904.

Friends may call at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue.

The Augusta Chronicle May 20, 2000