Originally created 11/06/01

Mrs. Joan Whitaker



HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Entered into rest at Doctors Hospital on November 2, 2001, Mrs. Joan Elizabeth Whitaker, wife of the late Norman Whitaker of Story Mill Road, Hephzibah. Mrs. Whitaker was a retired bus driver for Richmond County Training Center, she lived most of her life in the area and was a Baptist. Funeral services will be held at the graveside Hillcrest Memorial Park on Wednesday, November 7, 2001, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Michael Davenport officiating. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home, tonight, between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. Survivors include two sons, Mr. Michael "Bubba" Whitaker, Hephzibah and Mr. Norman Joel "Jody" Whitaker, Augusta; three daughters, Mrs. Yvonne "Von" Grimes, Augusta, Mrs. Patricia "Patsy" Grigg, Gastonia, N.C., Mrs. Mary "Shelly" Meeks, Augusta; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Thomas L. King Funeral Home, 124 Davis Road, Martinez, GA 30907. The Augusta Chronicle November 6, 2001