Originally created 12/16/01

Mrs. Sophia Merriweather



NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Entered into rest December 13, 2001, Mrs. Sophia Coleman Merriweather of Boylan Street. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 17, 2001, at North Augusta Baptist Church with the Rev. Adolph Hollins III officiating. The burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens. Mrs. Merriweather, a native of Ward, S.C., was a member of North Augusta Baptist Church where she served on the deaconess ministry and the John Merriweather Vocal Choir. Survivors include her husband, Deacon John Merriweather of the home; four daughters, Ida Culbreath, Augusta; Bettye Allen, Julia Jones and Doris Foreman, all of North Augusta; one sister, Lucinda Hammond; one brother, Sidney Coleman of North Augusta; eleven grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the residence or after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. The Augusta ChronicleDecember 16, 2001