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Former funeral home owner found dead

A former owner of the historic Dent's Undertaking Establishment was found dead Thursday, officials said.Thomasina Ketch, 85, who assumed ownership of the business with her sister, Juliette Brown, in 1985 after the death of father...
GBI: Former funeral home owner died of natural causes

...Bowen said.After an autopsy at the Georgia Bureau of Investigaton crime lab in Atlanta, it was determined that Thomasina Ketch, 85, died from an ongoing medical condition, he said via e-mail Monday.Ketch, who assumed ownership of the...
Thomasina Ketch

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Graveside service for Ms. Thomasina K. Ketch, 85, of Augusta, will be held on Monday, June 16, at 11:00 a.m. at the Southview Cemetery, Augusta, with Rev. Charles E. Goodman, Jr. officiating. Repast: Tabernacle B/C Fellowship Hall,
Funeral refunds sought

...Griffin said he didn't have the money. When the checks come in, he will give some of the money to former owners Thomasina Ketch and Juliette Burton and use the rest to pay the funeral home's bills, he said. "If I had the money I'd be down...
Property transfers

...and Willie L. Holt Jr. to Teekeeta M. Reed, Section III-B, Lot 17, Block E, Pepperidge, $87,900 MAY 22 Thomasina Ketch to Frank V. Griffin, QCD Recorded at Plat Book B1010 Page 345; and Lot, southeast corner of Carrie and Dantignac...
Family firm a pioneer

...Establishment, located at 930 D'Antignac St., was the first black-owned funeral home in Georgia, co-proprietor Thomasina Ketch said. Ms. Ketch and her sister, Juliette Burton, now operate the home, which was founded in 1888 by their grandparents...
Local and area briefs

...Clark and Marlene T. Watkins were named to the board Aug. 5 by Augusta Commission. They replace Henry Ingram and Thomasina Ketch, whose terms had expired. The new members will serve four-year terms. Ms. Clark, a retired technician at the...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Coliseum Authority
State closes Dent's Undertaking

...only daughter, took over the funeral home. Mr. Ketch led the company until his death in 1985. His daughters, Thomasina Ketch and Juliette Burton, took over the family business. - In 1990, the funeral home was listed on the National Register...
Through the years

...Funeral Home, the white-owned mortuary founded in the 1830s. "There were no black embalming schools," said Thomasina Ketch, Mr. Dent's granddaughter. "When he came off the farm, he went to Mr. Platt and Mr. Platt took him in...
Business | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Juliette K. Burton (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...daughter, Olga B. McKinnon; one son, Bruce Bates; two grandsons, Andre Bates and A'Dante McKinnon; two sisters, Thomasina Ketch and Velvie Ketch-Washington; two stepmothers, Lucille Ketch and Velvie B. Ketch; one sister-in-law, Faye...