Kenya Holmes Givens, 18,
of Waynesboro died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004.
Services were held 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at New Birth Missionary
Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Fryer officiating and the Rev. Lavonia
Payton presiding. Internment followed at Mt. Zion C.M.E. Mrs. Givens
was a 2004 graduate of Burke County High School.
She was baptized on July 15, 1993 by the late Rev. Walter Jones and
joined Mt. Zion C.M.E. Church. Survivors include her husband, Mario
N. Givens; mother, Annie Jo Holmes; father and stepmother, Elbert and
Nicole Harris; stepfather, Simon
Powell; mother- and father-in-law, John and Sarah P. Givens; grandparents,
Annie M. Holmes, Charlie and Barbara Ivey, Doris Dukes and Leroy Rhaney;
a sister, Sherika Holmes; a brother, Lamont (Demetria) Mobley; step-siblings,
Paul Tolbert, Larry, Keith and Wanda Powell; godparents, Wayne (Dorothy)
Harris and Carrie Harris; sisters-in-law, Demerital (David) McNeal
and Johndra Hughes; brothers-in-law, Jonathan Hughes and Jermaine Givens;
19 aunts; 12 uncles; and many relatives and friends.
Active pallbearers were DeAndre Davis, Laron Gilbert, Cordell Harris,
Charles Jordon, Ronnie Jordon, Patrick Nelson, Broderick Proctor and
Floral bearers were the Burke County High School Class of 2004 and
Services for Mrs. Estelle B. Palmer
of Soperton were held
3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Faith Baptist Church with the Revs.
Nolon McDaniel, Glenn
Waters and Donny Crosby officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, J.B. “Whitt” Palmer;
two daughters, Peggy (Harold) Cox of Soperton and Joyce Palmer
of Vidalia; two sons, George (Helen) Palmer of Waynesboro and Charles
of Rockledge; sisters, Elsie Brantley, Anne Goff and Edith Sweat;
sister-in-law, Kathleen Brantley; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.