AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Thursday, January 19, 2006, at University Hospital, Mrs. Ann W. Gheesling, the beloved wife of 59 years of James R. Gheesling, Sr. Mrs. Gheesling was born in Columbia County and had lived in Augusta since 1941. She attended Tubman High School and retired after 48 years of service as a cosmetic sales associate with Davison's/Macy's. Mrs. Gheesling was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Additional survivors include her daughter, Dianne G. Mundy and her husband, Tony, of Harlem; her son, James R. Gheesling, Jr. and his wife, Cathy, of Wrens; grandchildren, Chip Davis, Brandy Gheesling, Trey Gheesling, Tony Mundy, Jr., Denise Canteli and Emily Lamp; great-grandchildren, Isabelle Davis and Harriotte Davis, Luke Kelley and Nicholas and Anabelle Canteli. Funeral services will be held today, Sunday, January 22, 2006, 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Dr. L. Gordon Robinson and Rev. Philip Vestal officiating. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Gheesling, Tommy Willis, Wayne Gheesling, Howard Willis, Russell Gheesling and Brent Willis. Honorary pallbearers will be the Adult Couples Sunday School Class at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907.
The Augusta Chronicle January 22, 2006