AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Monday, April 1, 2002, at her residence, Mrs. Hettie Watkins Deas, 92. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 4, 2002, in Westover Memorial Park with Rev. Gerald Varner officiating. Mrs. Deas was a native of Gracewood, and had made Augusta her home all her life. She was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church and a former member of the Augusta Womens Club. Survivors include a brother, Elmer E. Watkins, Statesboro; nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to St. Mark United Methodist Church, 2367 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30904. The family will receive friends this evening, Wednesday, April 3, 2002, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Platts Funeral Home on Crawford Avenue. Platts Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Avenue, Augusta, 733-3636.
The Augusta Chronicle April 3, 2002