The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

June 19, 2014

Booker T. Washington

— Deacon Booker T. Washington, 87, of Madison, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Decatur General Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Eliza Washington, of Madison; two sons, Willie T. Washington and wife Myrtle of Athens, and James R. Washington and wife Patricia of Madison; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church with Pastor Mylon Burwell officiating and Royal Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Ragland Cemetery. Deacon Washington will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time.