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Dr. William Holmes Borders Jr.

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BORDERS, Dr. William Holmes, Jr. Dr. William Holmes Borders, Jr. Memorial Service for Dr. William Holmes Borders, Jr. of Atlanta will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 10:00 am at the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel, 830 Westview Dr. SW, Atlanta. Dr. Lawrence E. Carter, officiating. Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, President of Morehouse College, Eulogist. Dr. Borders was the son of the late, Rev. Dr. William Holmes Borders, Sr. and the late Mrs. Julia Pate Borders. He is survived by his children, Lisa, William, III, Julie and Eric Borders; grandchildren, Garry Bowden, Jr., Erin and Drew Borders; sister, Dr. Juel Borders; daughter-in-law, Tammy Borders. A lifelong scholar and accomplished physician, he graduated from Morehouse College, University of Michigan and Howard University of Medicine. His civic engagement matched his intellectual and career accomplishments. A Life member of Wheat Street baptist Church, honorable discharge from the U. S. Army, College Physician for Morris Brown College, Medical Director of the Fulton County Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center, lifetime memberships with the NAACP, Butler Street YMCA, Boy Scouts of America, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Atlanta Medical Association and the National Leukemia Society. The family will receive friends this evening from 6-8 and the Kappa Alpha Pi Fraternity, Inc. Ceremony at 8 pm at Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel, 1199 Utoy Springs Rd. SW (corner of Cascade Rd. near I-285) 404-349-3000 mbfh.com.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Sept. 2 to Sept. 10, 2010
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