V. Bea Augustus

V. Bea Augustus

The Lima News, Lima, Allen County, Ohio


80, died at 10:30 p.m. June 27, 2006, at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

   She was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Middlesboro, Ky., to Charles F. and Mossie P h e l p s Janeway, who preceded her in death. In 1944, she married E. Joseph Augustus, who died in 2004.
   Mrs. Augustus had worked at AAA, Montgomery Ward and Westinghouse Electric Corp. She had been a volunteer at St. Ritaís Medical Center. She was an avid golfer and enjoyed needlepoint.
   Survivors include a sister, Elsie Givens of Lima; three half-sisters, Jane Hinel of Tennessee, Haley (Bob) Hulley of Kentucky and Jean (Ortho) Fox of Lima; a half-brother, Bill (Helen) Janeway of Kentucky; a step brother, Melvin (Marcia) Simpson of Largo, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
   She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys Joann Augustus; two brothers, Paul and Roy Janeway; and five sisters, Irene Pratt, Leona Brogan, Lucille Money, Juanita Gambrel and Marie Margraves.
   Services will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Hohman will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery.
   Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donorís choice.
   Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlain huckeriede.com.