Originally created 08/28/00

Mr. Frederick Athearn Sr.



Mr. Frederick W. Athearn Sr., 59, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at University Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Poteet Funeral Home, Wheeler Road, with the Rev. Nevil B. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Athearn, a native of Augusta, was a pricing analyst for Thermal Ceramics and a member of Pinney Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Frederick W. Athearn Jr. and Michael Andrew Athearn, both of Augusta; three daughters, Rebecca Tebow Whitener, Elizabeth Tebow Powers and Gwendolyn Tebow Gilreath, all of Augusta; his stepmother, Mattie Athearn, Augusta; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 28, 2000