Originally created 02/26/03

Mr. William Tye (HARLEM, Ga.)



HARLEM, Ga. - Entered into rest, Tuesday, February 25, 2003, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Mr. William Ross Tye, 91, husband of the late Mrs. Dorothy Howard Tye. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 27, 2003, at the Harlem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Roger Vest and Rudolph Dixon officiating. Interment will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2003, at the Mars Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Edison, Georgia. Mr. Tye, a native of Edison, Georgia, was a retired County Extension Agent of 35 years. He was a member of the Harlem United Methodist Church. He was past president of the Georgia County Agent Association, Past President of the Harlem Rotary Club from 1974 to 1975. He was a 1934 Graduate of the University of Georgia He was past President of Epsilon Sigma Five - Honorary Extension Fraternity. Survivors include two daughters, Jane Tye Jordan, Hickory, N.C. and Leila Tye Whitaker, Lexington, S.C.; one sister, Mary Tye Knox, Alparetta; and five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Harlem United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 39, Harlem, GA 30814. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, February 26, 2003, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Starling Funeral Home, Hwy 78, Harlem. Email condolences to family at starling@familink.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 26, 2003