AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Lucille Thompkins Southward, 89, entered into rest on Friday, February 15, 2008. Mrs. Southward was a native of Augusta, Ga. and a life-time member of Springfield Baptist Church. As a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mrs. Southward loved her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard; and three sons, James, Bernard, Jr., and Frederick. She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Betty S. Walker; three grandchildren, Brent (Angela) Walker, Saungaylia (Kendall) Randolph, Quanda Southward; seven great-grandchildren, Brittany Walker, Brianna Walker, Kendall Randolph, Jalen Randolph, Kaila Randolph, Kaia Randolph, and Courtney Tankersley; one niece, Phoebe Southward Ali; and a host of dear relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Springfield Baptist Church, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Heartland Hospice Services, 1365 Interstate Parkway, Augusta.
The Augusta Chronicle-February 18, 2008