MITCHELL, Ga. - Mr. Olin Downs, 81, of Hwy, 102 West, died Saturday, August 24, 2002, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta. The funeral will be held at 3p.m. Monday at Bethelem Baptist Church in Warthen, with the Rev. Tim Powell and Rev. Lester Clark officiating. Burial will be in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Mitchell. Mr. Downs was a native of Glasscock County and an Army Veteran of World War II. He was a member of Bethelem Baptist Church. Survivors are his son David K. Downs of Thomson; two grandchildren. Pallbearers are Richard Downs, Tildon Downs, Robert Downs, David Downs, Lloyd McDonald, and Don Kitchens. Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons of Bethelem Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9p.m. today at the funeral home. Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle August 25, 2002