AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Sunday, June 23, 2002, at his residence. Mr. Otis Gardenhire of Murphy Street. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Survivors are his wife, Louise Gardenhire; three sons, Eugene Gardenhire, Augusta, Michael Gardenhire, Clifton, N.J., Pete Gardenhire, Seattle Wash; two daughters, Brenda Ruffin, Edna Mills, Manhattan, N.Y.; two sisters, Viola Seymore, Augusta, Verdell Sullivan, North Augusta; five brothers, Thomas Gardenhire, North Augusta, Wyatt Gardenhire, Willie Gardenhire, Clarks Hill, S.C., James Gardenhire, Augusta, Lonnie Gardenhire, Brooklyn, N.Y.; a host of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 M.L. King Jr., Boulevard.
The Augusta Chronicle June 25, 2002