|Birth: ||May 27, 1930|
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 2011|
Mrs. Edna "Gene" Byrd Attaway
Augusta, GA – Entered into rest Sunday, February 20, 2011, Mrs. Edna "Gene" Byrd Attaway, 80, wife of the late Lee Roy Attaway.
Mrs. Attaway was a native and lifelong resident of Richmond County. She was a 1946 graduate of Tubman Girls School. Mrs. Attaway was a member of Mize Memorial United Methodist Church, Mann Memorial United Methodist Church, the Walters Sunday School Class, and the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Bayvale Homemakers and the Mize Sunrisers. Mrs. Attaway worked at Metropolitan Life from the late 1940's until retiring in 1987.
Family members include her daughters: Margene White (Richard) of Evans, Mary Cowart (Greg) of Augusta; son, Lee Attaway (Tracey) of Augusta; seven grandchildren: Gina White, Daniel White, April Canipe (Rhett), Matt Cowart, Dillon Attaway, Jacob Attaway, Shelby Attaway; and two great-grandchildren: Rileigh Canipe and Jett Canipe.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Mann Memorial United Methodist Church with Jim Joiner officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Thomas Atkins, Gene Hollins, Johnny Hollins, Bryan Adams, Paul Barnes, Ray Allen, and Ed Presnell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The United Methodist Children's Home, 325 8th Street, Augusta, GA 30901-2247.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
Lee Roy Attaway (1929 - 1993)*
Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Plot: Section K, Lot 246
Created by: Bill Waters
Record added: Feb 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65922535