HEPHZIBAH, Ga.- Ms. Deborah Jean Darnell, 51, formally of Augusta went home to be with the Lord Saturday, January 8, 2005 at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital after an extended illness.
Ms. Darnell was the daughter of the late Amos and Katherine Darnell of Augusta.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at Elliott Sons Funeral Home Telfair Street Chapel with the Rev. Phil Braye officiating. Interment followed in Westview Cemetery.
Survivors include four sisters, Barbara and her husband Clark Souza Sr., Martinez, Billie Ann Greene, Bremen, AL, Linda Johnson, Hephzibah, Brenda and her husband, Lynn Jerry Reeves Sr., Dearing; two brothers, Ray and his wife Linda Darnell, Gary and his wife Mae Darnell both of Blythe; a number of nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Ms. Darnell was a 1973 graduate of Glenn Hills High School. She was a part time employee of the Carswell Jewelry Store for 10 years. Ms. Darnell was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Waynesboro. Deborah was the baby sister of our family. She will be remembered for her bravery, loyalty and loving heart and kindness to everyone. Deborah touched our lives with the spirit of an angel, and gave joy and love to all those who knew her.
Serving as pallbearers were Woodrow Stringer, Ray Glen Greene, Lynn Jerry Reeves, Jr., Mark Arrington, Tony Walden, Kenny Darnell.
Memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington, Road, Augusta, GA, 30904 or to Fort Creek Baptist Church, Dearing, GA.