Atoshea Newsome Harden, 52


Mrs. Atoshea Newsome Harden, age 52, transitioned from earth on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, September 3, at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Alfred Cason officiating. Interment followed in Swainsboro City Cemetery.

Mrs. Harden was born April 30, 1970, in Brooklyn, NY, the only child of Hazel Wadley Newsome and Herbert Newsome. She was reared in Brooklyn, NY, and later relocated to Augusta. Mrs. Harden worked for the Richmond County Government as an Administrator until she experienced physical illness. She had multiple talents that advanced her knowledge of doing taxes and prepping of taxes and computers and computer networking. Mrs. Harden is preceded in death by her father; and grandmother, Inez Thomas.

Mrs. Harden is survived by her mother (papa Leroy Glover) ; husband, David Harden of Augusta; daughter, Makenzie Harden; mother-in-law, Bessie Harden; aunts, Betty Wadley Williams (James) and Annie Wadley Smith, all of Decatur, Diane Wadley Garner (William) of Savannah, and Ossie Wadley of Augusta; and a host of cousins, many very close friends, and other relatives and friends.