AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Melvin McCoy of Ashley Drive, entered into rest Saturday, September 20, 2003, at his residence. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 27, 2003 at 2 p.m. at B.A. Williams Memorial Chapel with Rev. Al Robinson officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park with full military honors. Mr. McCoy, a native of Dallas, Texas, retired from the U.S. Army as Sergeant First Class after twenty years of service. He is survived by his wife, Melrose McCoy; one daughter, Patricia Wright, Augusta; three brothers, Arthur Lee Brooks, Shreveport, La., Bailey Brooks, Augusta, Leroy McCoy, Los Angeles, Calif.; one grandchild, Demetrius Wright; mother-in-law, Effie Lee Brewton, Reidsville, Ga.; sister-in-law, Mae Lois Moody, Hagen, Ga.; brother-in-law, Wylie (Patricia) Brewton, Reidsville, Ga.; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. Williams Funeral Home, 2945 Old Tobacco Road, Hephzibah.
The Augusta Chronicle September 26, 2003