AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Tuesday, August 20, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital, Mrs. Mittie M. Thomas of Sharon Road. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 24, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Sharon Baptist Church with Rev. Reginald Jones officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. She was a native of Augusta, a member of Sharon Baptist Church where she was a member of the Women Mission, secretary for the Happy Birthday Building Fund Club and the Senior Choir. Survivors are three daughters, Evelyn (Alvin) Lowe, Diane (James) Hester, Augusta and Tommie Harris, Memphis, Tenn.; two sons, Jesse (Sarah) Thomas, Columbus, Calvin (Beverly) Thomas, Augusta; a special granddaughter, Tia Thomas (Ronald) Cave, Augusta; a special niece, Jocelyn Bowdre, Augusta; four sisters, Josephine Kearns, Jessie Marie Bowdre, Louise Butler, Augusta; Eugenia Bell, Hephzibah; brother, Joseph Jackson, Augusta; two sisters-in-law, Alex Bell, Hephzibah, Johnny Butler Sr., Freddie Robinson Sr., Augusta; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews. The remains will lie in state at the church from 1p.m. until the hour of service. Family and friends will assemble at 3015 Breeze Hill Drive at 1:30p.m. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
The Augusta Chronicle August 24 2002