EVANS, Ga. - Mrs. Vester Lee Simonton, born March 18, 1936 in Columbia County, Evans to Lucille and Collins Winfrey died November 24, 2002, at DDEAMC. She married the late Mr. Donald S. Simonton on May 3, 1962. Survivors include five children, Mr. Philip (Ivey) Benn, Ms. Terry Simonton, Ms. Cindy Simonton, Ms. Donna Simonton, Mr. Ronald Simonton; six grandchildren, Cynthia Simonton, William Avery Jr., Anita Simonton, Rhonda Johnson, Jaylan Simonton, Vontavious Thurmond; three great-grandchildren, Mikayla Sweeper, Wyasmine Avery, Jakobi Cooper; one sister and brother-in-law, Mrs. Carrie (John) Bowdre; niece, Phyllis Bowdre; four nephews, BOtis (Cathy) Bowdre, Lorenzo (Eula) Bowdre, Michael Bowdre, Rueben Bowdre; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 30, 2002, at 12 noon from Mt. Enon Baptist Church, Evans, Ga. with Rev. John Harmon officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at 2711 Hazel Street or 2701 Bolling Road National Hills or the funeral home. The Historic Dents Undertaking Establishment serving the CSRA since the 1800s.
The Augusta Chronicle November 28, 2002