ATLANTA, Ga. - Mrs. Doris Barksdale Gay of Lookout Ave., Atlanta (formerly of Crawfordville), passed August 30, 2001. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2001, at 1 p.m. in Friendship Baptist Church, Crawfordville; Rev. G.L. Avery officiating. Interment in Antioch Baptist Church, Crawfordville. Survivors include a loving mother, Lessie Barksdale of Lithonia; her companion in life, Robert Colbert; six children, Linda (Andrew) Worthy, Jerry Gay, Charlene Gay, Barnard (Loretta) Gay, Omar (Jackie) Gay, Timothy Gay; a granddaughter, Shanteria Gay of the home, all of Atlanta; four sisters, Nora B. Norwood of New York, N.Y., Helen (Rudolph) Wesley of Ellenwood, Charlotte Barksdale of Lake City, Fla., Laura (Joseph) Manor of Atlanta; five brothers, twin, Horace (Frances) Barksdale and Clifford (Louise) Barksdale, both of Eatonton, Shariff (Delores) Muhammad of Atlanta, Charles (Maureen) Barksdale of New York, N.Y., Jerry Barksdale of Crawfordville; 12 other grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. The cortege will assemble at the home of Mr. Jerry Barksdale at 12:15 p.m. Hughes & Turner Funeral Home, Crawfordville.
The Augusta Chronicle-September 5, 2001