AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Elizabeth Roberts Studdard, beloved wife of the late Ralph N. Studdard, passed away Monday, January 2, 2006, at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 4, 2006, at First Baptist Church of Augusta at 2 p.m. with Dr. Rodger Murchison and Rev. Jake Malone officiating. Burial will follow at Westover Memorial Park. Mrs. Studdard was a member of First Baptist Church of Augusta since 1957 and was a member of the Golden Circle Sunday School Class who will also serve as honorary pallbearers. She was also a Past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star in Social Circle. Surviving family members include her daughter, Donna Butler; and son, Michael Studdard; grandchildren, Taylor Studdard, Joanna ButlerWhitaker, Jayme Butler-Cato, Gina Booker, Mamie McAbee, Jessica Barwick and Krysta Studdard; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Louise Roberts and Floyd Mitchell. Pallbearers include Mr. Harry Adams, Mr. B.R. Anderson,Mr. Doug Roberts, Mr. Hal Mitchell, Mr. David Adams, Mr. Michael Whitaker and Mr. Troy Cato. The family has requested that those wishing to make donations do so to one's favorite charity in Mrs. Studdard's name. Poteet Funeral Home, West Chapel, 3686 Wheeler Rd., 706-860-0009.
The Augusta Chronicle January 4, 2006