APPLING, Ga. - Entered into rest December 22, 2001, at her residence, Mrs. Maria H. Olmsted, 82, of White Oak Road, Appling, wife of the late Charles F. "Bill" Olmsted. Graveside services will be held Monday, December 24, 2001, at 11 a.m., in the White Oak United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Reverends Alvin Taylor and Jack Fuqua officiating. Mrs. Olmsted was a native of Germany and a member of the White Oak United Methodist Church. She was a very loving person that loved the Lord, church, family and her friends. Mrs. Olmsted was the daughter of the late Herman and Bertha P. Heidrich. Survivors include daughter, Mrs. Karla O. Grimaud; son-in-law, Arthur W. Grimaud; and grandson, Jason Olmsted Grimaud all of Appling. Memorial may be made to White Oak United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Margie Morris, P.O. Box 158, Appling, GA 30802 or to the Gideon Memorial Bible, c/o B. Lewis Johnson Sr. Chairman, 481 Morris Road, N.E. , Thomson, GA 30824. Friends may call at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Karla O. Grimaud, 4956 White Oak Road, Appling, or from 6 to 8 at Starling Funeral Home, Hwy 78, Harlem, Ga.
The Augusta Chronicle December 23, 2001