Originally created 09/21/04

Mrs. Margaret Weathers (MARTINEZ, Ga.)



MARTINEZ, Ga. - Margaret 'LaVerne' Weathers, age 62, of Martinez, entered into rest on Monday morning, September 20, 2004 at her residence. A native and lifelong resident of Augusta, she had worked for the Dymo Corporation for 26 years before joining the Public Safety Division of the Medical College of Georgia, where she remained until January of 2003. She was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Augusta, the Country Kickers Dance Club and past President of the Wymberly Social Club, at Jensen's Wymberly. She was a U.S. Navy Veteran. She is preceded in death by, her brother, Richard Bevill, who passed away in 1999. She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Bob Weathers; her son, Ricky Quarles, Evans, Ga.; step children, Robert Weathers, Jr., Debbie Perkins, both of Augusta, Ga.; two sisters, Tomi Hopkins, Acworth, Ga., Violet Creech, Smyrna, Ga.; three grandchildren, Ashley Quarles, Kristin Quarles, and Hannah Weathers. Funeral services will be at noon, on Wednesday, September 22, 2004 from the Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road with Pastor Wesley McClain, Associate Pastor David Crowe and Associate Pastor Mike Rauls, officiating. Interment will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be: Lonnie Stewart, David Crawford, Ralph Folger, Allen Hudson, Jason Mitchem and Glen Kansenback. Honorary pallbearers will be: Herbie Smith, Stanley Lewis, Mark Maddox, John Moore, Dan Bouchard and Chief McBride. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Pentecostal Church of Augusta, Building Fund, P.O. Box 204334, Augusta, Ga. 30907. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle September 21, 2004