SPARTA, Ga. - Mr. George "Bo" Andrews, age 75, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at an Atlanta Hospital. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at 1 p.m. from St. Galilee Baptist Church, Sparta with Pastor Willie J. McCalla officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from noon until 1 p.m. Interment will be in the St. Galilee Church Cemetery. Survivors include six daughters, Doretha Watkins, Atlanta, Betty Grable, Riverdale, Verdis Thomas, Sparta, Deborah, Wave, Monteclair, N.J., Elayne Jackson and Janice Cornett, both of Augusta; six sisters, Maxie Strother and Irene Hunt, both of Sparta, Lillie Spencer, Miami, Fla., Gladys Witherspoon, Mullins, S.C., Thelma Hunt, West Palm Beach, Fla., Susie Stenton, Decatur; three brothers, Cleo Andrews, James Andrews, both of Sparta, Edison Andrews, Montecello; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held today, May 13 at noon from Ingram Brothers Funeral Home, 736-738 Spring Street, Sparta. The family may be contacted at the residence.
The Augusta Chronicle May 13, 2002