Originally created 12/21/06

Wayne Whitfield (EVANS, Ga.)



EVANS, Ga. - Mr. Wayne Russell Whitfield, 70, husband of Mrs. Hazel G. Whitfield, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at St. Joseph Hospice. Funeral services will be held this Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Wesley United Methodist Church with Reverend Greg Porterfield officiating. Mr. Whitfield will lie in state from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of the service. Interment will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Mr. Whitfield, a native of Montgomery County, GA, had lived in the Augusta area for the past thirty two years. He was an adjustor for Solo Company and a U.S. Navy Veteran. Mr. Whitfield was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. Mr. Whitfield was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Whitfield and son Derek Russell Whitfield. Other survivors include his sons, Mark Chris Whitfield of Memphis, TN and Scott Anthony Whitfield of Statesville,NC; daughters; Wendi Simmons of Evans and Melanie Sanders of Ashville, NY; mother, Juanita Whitefield of North Augusta; brother, Duane A. Whitfield of North Augusta; sister, Eleanor Anderson; grandchildren, Chris Nettles, Brittany Nettles, Aaron Simmons, Breanna Hash, Sierra Whitfield, Ashley Edwards, Galen Whitefield and Camas Whitfield; two great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home and the family will receive friends this Friday afternoon from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road Augusta, Georgia 30906. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 21, 2006