Elizabeth Hickman McDonald
Augusta, GA – Mrs. Elizabeth Hickman McDonald, 79, wife of the late Reverend Elvyn J. McDonald, entered into rest Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Doctors Hospital.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, June 9, 2013, at 3:00 PM from Burns Memorial United Methodist Church with Reverend Keith Cox, Reverend Bart Grey, and Reverend Jerry Grey officiating.
Mrs. McDonald, daughter of the late William and Willie Jones Hickman, was born in Augusta. She served alongside her husband in ministry to the following churches: founding pastor of Martinez United Methodist Church in Martinez, GA, Boggs Chapel UMC and Prospect UMC, in Athens, GA, Campton UMC, Gratis UMC, and Boll Springs UMC, in Monroe, GA, Lincolnton UMC, Bethany UMC, and Pine Grove UMC, in Lincolnton, GA, Hanleiter UMC, in Griffin, GA, Burns Memorial UMC, in Augusta, GA, Fair Oaks UMC, in Marietta, GA, Washington UMC, in Washington, GA, Riverview UMC, in Evans, GA, and Boneville UMC, in Dearing, GA. At the time of her death she was employed by H&R Block where she had served many years, both as tax preparer and office manager.
She was a member of Burns Memorial United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her son, David McDonald.
She is survived by her daughter, Debra McDonald Welch, and her husband, Fred, of Augusta; her son Watson McDonald, and his wife, Denise, of Augusta; ten grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; her sister, Mrs. Connie Grey, of Augusta; her sister in law, Mrs. Mildred McDonald, of the Villages, FL; many loving nieces and nephews; and her beloved puppy, Mitsy.
Honorary pallbearers will be fellow employees of H&R Block.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Burns Memorial United Methodist Church, 2372 Lumpkin Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.
The family will receive friends, Saturday, June 8, 2013, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.