Originally created 01/06/01

Mrs. Dorothy Tye



HARLEM - Mrs. Dorothy Howard Tye, of North Louisville Street, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Harlem United Methodist Church with the Revs. Richard Broom and Rudolph Dixon officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mars Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Edison, with the Revs. John Bargeron and Lamar Burkett officiating.

Mrs. Tye, a native of Kathleen, Ga. was a former schoolteacher of home economics, science and chemistry, a 4-H district project adviser and a member of Harlem United Methodist Church, where she was a member of United Methodist Women and Helen Walton Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her husband, William R. Tye; two daughters, Jane Tye Jordan, Hickory, N.C., and Leila Tye Whitaker, Lexington, S.C.; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Morgan Manuel, Cecil Bullard, Gene Hair, Julius Dozier, Reese Marshall and Billy Gropp.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Helen Walton Sunday School Class and United Methodist Women.

Memorials may be made to: Harlem United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 39, Harlem, GA 30814.

Starling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 6, 2001