AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Thursday, July 12, 2001, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Mrs. Rashia M. Thompkins, of McAlpine Drive, Augusta. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., in The Good News Church on Tuesday, July 17, 2001 with The Rev. Matthew Judd officiating. Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park. Survivors include her son, Antonio L. Thompkins; daughter, Ione "Bonnie" D. Thompkins; aunt, Odessa Thompkins; brothers, Charles, Ronald, Fluellen and Willard Thompkins, Jr.; sisters, Cecelia and Cynthia Thompkins, Montina Gilchrist, Estella and Regina Thompkins, Dorothy Ware and Rita Holt; and seven grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 until 8 p.m., and friends may call at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law. Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904. Starling-Hatcher Funeral Home, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, 790-8567.
The Augusta Chronicle-July 14, 2001