Josephine Wright Portwood

Augusta, GA – Josephine Wright Portwood, 79, of Alfred Lane, wife of the late, William T. Portwood, entered into rest, Sunday, September 26, 2010, at the residence.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, September 29, at 11:00 am, at Hillcrest Memorial Park, with the Reverend Anton G. Payne Sr, officiating.

Family and friends are requested to assemble at the grave.

Mrs. Portwood, daughter of the late Bernard and Bessie Johnson Wright, was born in Keysville, GA. She was employed as a clerk at Bell Auditorium.

She is survived by her sons Tom Portwood and his wife, Kayla, of Moody, AL, and Bart Portwood and his fiance, Tammy Owens, of Aiken, SC; her daughters, Vicci Portwood, of Augusta, and Lisa Hilliard, of Guyton, GA; her nephew, Don Martin, of Columbia; her grandchildren, Bartley Portwood, II, Michael Portwood, Will Portwood, Joshua Hilliard, Kortnee Hilliard, Anna Portwood, and Ella Portwood; and her special friends, Margaret and Everett Caraway, and Doris Godbee.

The family would like to offer special thanks to Susan Herrin and Emily Herrin.

The family will receive friends, Tuesday evening from 5 until 7 pm at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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