Originally created 05/29/03

Mrs. Bennee Lunceford (WASHINGTON, Ga.)



WASHINGTON, Ga. - Mrs. Bennee West Lunceford, 87, of Tignall Road, entered into rest Tuesday evening at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. She was a native of Wilkes County, and was the widow of Howell Boyce Lunceford. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. West and Della Johnson West, and was a member of the Washington First Baptist Church. Graveside services will be Friday morning at 11 a.m. at Resthaven Cemetery in Washington with Rev. Albert Huyck officiating. Pallbearers will be Carl Moore, Bill Moore, Bob West, Gene West, Bobby West, and Emory Moore. Mrs. Lunceford is survived by one son, Howell B. Lunceford, Jr., of Martinez; one daughter, Gayle McCorkle, of Thomson; two sisters, Rubye Meadows, of Townville, S.C., and Sheila Hessler of Tucker; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Hopkins Funeral Home in Washington. Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington First Baptist Church General Fund, 105 W. Robert Toombs Avenue, Washington, GA 30673. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 29, 2003