Originally created 03/03/03

Mrs. Mary Dortch (EVANS, Ga.)



EVANS, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Ann Dortch, 69, died Friday, February 28, 2003, at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center. She was the wife of Mr. Leon William "Bill" Dortch. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Newlin officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mrs. Dortch was a native of Lawton, Okla. and had resided in Augusta for the past 37 years. She was a very loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother whose absence will leave a great void. Additional survivors include a daughter, Brenda Sharpe Butler, Evans; two sisters, Shirley Pekah, Cash, Okla., Peggy Komalta, Ana Darko, Okla.; two grandchildren, Kera Sharpe Butler and Ethan Sharpe Butler of Evans. Serving as pallbearers are Thomas "Shorty" Best, Nick Williams, Chuck Williams, Bob Williams, Kenneth Lee and Tim Dortch. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30904. A visitation with the family will take place 7 to 9 p.m., Monday evening March 3, 2003, at the funeral home. Platts Funeral Home, 331 N. Belair Road, Evans; 860-6166. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle March 3, 2003