Augusta Garmon

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 28, 2010

GULFPORT — Services for Augusta L. Garmon, 69, of Gulfport, formerly of Natchez, who died Monday, April 26, 2010, will be at 12:30 p.m. today at Lockett-Williams Mortuary, Inc.

Burial will follow at Pine Ridge Gardens under the direction of Lockett-Williams Mortuary, Inc., in Gulfport.

Mrs. Garmon was a graduate of Alcorn State University and taught for a number of years in the Gulfport School District.

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She was Baha’i and was very strong in her belief.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Joe Ellis and Mattie Stewart Ellis; and three brothers, Edward, Bennell and George.

Survivors include two sons, Claude and wife, Heather, and David; three brothers, Alonzo “Joe Boy” Ellis, the Rev. Willie Ellis and wife, Estelle, and Avery “Aaron” Ellis, all of Natchez; five sisters, Iris “Louise” Hill of Jackson, Geraldine Craig, Lessie Brown and husband, Al, Barbara Sims and Linda Ellis, all of Natchez; one grandson, Joshua Lee Garmon and one to come, little Benjamin Augustus Garmon.

Online condolences may be sent to WWW.LOCKETTWILLIAMS.COM.