Mrs. Memel died July 14, 2013, in Gainesville. She would have been 89 on Aug. 24, 2013.
Harriet was a native of Augusta, and lived the majority of her life in Augusta. She was a lifelong member of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. She served her community in many ways. She was a Red Cross swim instructor, volunteer/board member of the YWCA, volunteer at the soup kitchen, and member of the altar guild. She also served as a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital and volunteer/board member at University Hospital for more than 30 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Scott Memel; her parents, Harriet (Hattie) and Harry Pund; and a brother, Harry C. Pund Jr.
Survivors include two brothers, Edgar R. Pund and wife Anne of Appling, T. Irvin Pund and wife Connie of Evans; five children, Anne Hudson Short and husband Michael of Demorest, Harriet Pacheco-Hudson and husband René Pacheco-Arana of W. Nyack, N.Y., Perry B. Hudson Jr. and wife Frances of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., John R. Hudson IV and wife Cherri of Alabaster, Ala., and Denise Memel Callender of Cary, N.C.; seven granddaughters; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 825 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901-2233; or Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Inc., 2150 Limestone Parkway, Suite 222, Gainesville, GA 30501.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
July 17, 2013