Originally created 01/16/04

Mr. Ernest Washington, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mr. Ernest "Bubber" George Washington, Jr., 84, entered into rest Wednesday, January 14, 2004 at the Georgia War Veterans Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 17, 2004 at 1 p.m. at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Telfair Street Chapel. Burial to follow at Westview Cemetery. Survivors include one sister, Betty Platner, Augusta; one niece, Mary Jean Hair, Sylva, N.C.; one nephew, Ronnie Platner, Lexington, S.C.; and four great nieces, Jennifer Hair, Carla Morris, Brittany Platner and Colby Platner. A son Michael E. Washington, preceded Mr. Washington in death. A native of Blythe, Mr. Washington was a patient's assistant at the V.A. Hospital, Uptown Division. He was a veteran of WWII having served in the U.S. Army and was associated with the 14th and 43rd Evacuation Hospital in India. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, January 16, 2004 from 6 to 8 p.m. Elliott So ns Funeral Home, 1134 Telfair Street, Augusta, Ga. 30901. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle Janaury 16, 2004