AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Friday, August 25, 2006 at the Medical College of Georgia, Ms. Barbara A. Thurmond of Cornell Drive. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 1, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. from Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Sheffie Rouse, officiating. Interment will be in Trinity Baptist Church Cemetery, Tignall, GA. Ms. Thurmond was an Author and Founder of the Organization, Blacks Against Black Crime, Inc. Survivors are her mother, Mrs. Lillian Cade Thurmond; one son, Mr. George (Deidra) Johnson, II; two daughters, Mrs. Antoinette (Rev. Da'Henri) Thurmond and Mrs. Aquanetta (James) Betts; one sister, Earnestine (John) Covington; one brother, Darrell Thurmond; grandchildren, Da'Henri Ramsey Thurmond, Jr., Barbara Maxine Thurmond, Evan Tanks Johnson and Bailie Tanks Johnson; one niece, Ericka (Jessie) Covington-Wright; one nephew, Ernest (Angela) Covington; and a host of cousins, other relatives and special friends. Friends may call the residence or W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA (706) 722-6401.
The Augusta Chronicle-August 31, 2006