Obits

Joseph Allen Fraser II

September 9, 2017

Joseph Allen Fraser, II answered his Master’s Call and entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Gwinnett Medical Center, Lawrenceville, Georgia. Joseph was born August 6, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York to Joseph Fraser (who preceded hi...

Freddie E Smith

September 9, 2017

Freddie Eugene Smith was born on June 20, 1942 to the late George and Flowre Smith in Augusta, Georgia. Freddie attended Steed Street (Collins) Elementary and was a proud graduate of Lucy C. Laney High School, Class of 1960. He was the captain of ...

William Beard

September 9, 2017

Mr. William “Willie” Ivory Beard, 92, was born to the late Dewey and Esteller Smalley Beard in Lincolnton, Georgia, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Windermere Golden Living of Augusta, Georgia. He accepted Christ a...

Emma L Burts

September 3, 2017

Mrs. Emma Lee Burts of 2331 Ridge Road, Augusta, Georgia entered into rest Monday, August 28, 2017 at Select Speciality Hospital in Augusta. Mrs. Burts was born in Kimball, West Virginia on April 4, 1934. She was the daughter of the late William R...

Jayda Johnson

August 30, 2017

Beloved infant daughter of Jennica Rouse and Darius Johnson became our smallest Angel on the early morning of August 21, 2017, at her residence. Jayda’s brief time on earth brought us much joy and love, which will be cherished forever as we hold he...

Antonio Williams

August 28, 2017

Antonio “Weedy” Williams, son of Markeitha J. Williams and James Geter, age twenty-two, was born on August 16, 1995 in Augusta, Georgia. On Sunday, August 20, 2017, his earthly life took flight to begin eternal rest. Antonio was educated in th...

Edith Bradley

August 25, 2017

Sister Edith Roberts Bradley was born August 18, 1942 in Miami, Florida to the late Oscar and Beulah Roberts. She departed this life on August 18, 2017. At an early age, she was converted and baptized at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Miami, Florida...

Willie Chiles

August 23, 2017

Willie Chiles was born in Greenwood County, South Carolina on May 2, 1921. He was the last of five children born to David Luke and Nancy Nobles Chiles. He was preceded in death by his son, William David Chiles, Esq., and his four siblings, James, Eff...

Janet Louise Riley (Davenport)

August 18, 2017

Janet Louise Davenport Riley, affectionately known as Jane, was born on March 23, 1923 to the late Willie F. and Lillie M. Davenport in Augusta, Georgia. She was the third of four children (Willie Mae, Arthur Randall, now deceased, and Julia Etta). ...

Ansel Jefferson

August 17, 2017

On August 8, 2017, God called home one of his beloved sons and servants, MR. ANSEL JEFFERSON, into eternal rest. Ansel, age 58, son of Willie Jefferson and the late Marie Garrett Jefferson, was born January 30, 1959, in Edgefield, South Carolina. ...

Carolyn Anita Hood

August 16, 2017

William G. and Mildred Wingfield Hood were excited and grateful for the gift of another daughter, Carolyn Anita Hood, born June 23, 1947 after losing their first born, Myrtle Jean. Carolyn was a beautiful, bouncy baby girl with a desire to explore an...

Lena M Bailey

August 15, 2017

A Time to Be Born On February 3, 1920, Lena Mae Bailey was born in Richmond County to the late loving parents, Rubin and Ruth Quinn. A Time to Grow Lena was educated in the Columbia County School System. A Time of Salvation She was baptized ...

Raymond James Johnson

August 10, 2017

On Thursday, August 3, 2017, God saw fit to call one of His sons home, Raymond James Johnson, III. Mr. Raymond James Johnson, III was born May 25, 1974 in Augusta, Georgia to Raymond James Johnson, Jr. and Carolyn. Raymond attended The Academy ...

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Richard Oswald Brown

August 8, 2017

Richard oswald “oscar” brown, was born on July 17, 1940 to the late Charlie O. Brown and Rebecca Adams of Quitman, Georgia. Oscar had two brothers and one sister to precede him in death. He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School where...

Debra Ann Starlings

August 8, 2017

Debra Ann Starlings, was born on April 30, 1958 in Aiken, South Carolina to the late Cora Lee Phinizy and Larry Hazel. She was a 1976 graduate of L.B.C. High School, attended Martha Lester Nursing School and Augusta Tech. She received her Associat...

Johnny Willard Wimberly

August 5, 2017

We have come together today at the call of death, an event that is constantly occurring around us. Death stares us in the face on all sides. The fields that were green a few days ago are now brown. God teaches in His word, “All flesh is as grass an...

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Quinn Rical Walker

August 5, 2017

Mr. Quinn Rical Walker, son of the late Mr. Paul David Walker and Mrs. Effie Smith Walker, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. Quinn was baptized at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Augusta, Georgia and r...

Johnny Davis

August 4, 2017

Mr. Johnny Davis was born on September 12, 1948 in Augusta, Georgia. He was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church. Johnny was a graduate of Lucy Craft Laney Comprehensive High School Class of ‘65......Click here to view obituary...

Linda Joyce Walden

July 31, 2017

Linda Joyce Jones Walden was born October 22, 1949 in Miami, Florida to the late Harvey and Marie Woods, Sr. of Bunche Park, Florida. She departed this life on July 24, 2017. She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized and joined First Ba...

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Jordan Landon King

July 31, 2017

Jordan Landon King was born to Bobby Lee King and Lee Genise King on February 9, 1994 in Augusta, Georgia. He entered into rest on July 25, 2017. In his early years as a child, he was baptized at Good Shepherd Baptist Church under the leadership o...

Theresa K Jones

July 31, 2017

Theresa Kelley Jones the oldest of six children was born on December 15, 1940 to the late James Kelley Sr. and Elizabeth Williams Kelley. She entered into eternal life on July 25, 2017. Theresa graduated from Central High School in 1957. Upon Grad...

LaQuinta Shaunte Ferrell

July 29, 2017

Mrs. LaQuinta Shaunte Williams Ferrell was born May 5, 1978 to Ms. Barbara Robinson and Mr. Bernard Williams. At an early age she joined Poplar Spring Baptist Church. She was a graduate of North Augusta High School. She also attended Job Corps in Bru...

Sharon Burnett Powell

July 29, 2017

Sharon Delores Burnett was born November 26, 1962 and peacefully went to her heavenly home on July 18, 2017. Her life was a reflection of her love, determination, wisdom and faith in God......Click here to view obituary...

Rosella Ruffin

July 29, 2017

Mrs. Rosella Ruffin, daughter of the late Peter and Hattie Davis departed this life to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at her residence. She was born March 4, 1936 in Richmond County, Georgia and baptized at Palmer Grove Bapti...

Tory M Sapp

July 22, 2017

Tory Markiese Sapp departed this life on Friday, July 14, 2017. Tory was the son of Rosalyn Sapp and Willie James (Ferne) Sapp. Tory was born February 5, 1975 in Augusta, Georgia. He was a member of First Providence Baptist Church in North Augusta, S...

Dorothy Broadwater Garrett

July 17, 2017

Mrs. Dorothy Garrett, daughter of the late John Henry Broadwater and Charlotte Quiller Broadwater, was born in Aiken County, South Carolina on August 26, 1934. She departed this life on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Pruitt Health of North Augusta......C...

Tollie Graham

July 14, 2017

"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." - II Timothy 4:7 - Tollie Junior Graham was born April 7, 1940 in Mount Airy, North Carolina. He was the youngest child of Henry and Connie Rawley Graham. On July 7...

Karen L Hewitt (Morgan)

July 14, 2017

“It is not how many years we live, But what we do with them.” . . . Evangeline Booth . . . q “Love doesn’t make the world go round Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” . . . F. P. Jones . . ......Click here to view obituary...

Robert Wilson

July 11, 2017

The fabric of life is woven together in patterns that display love, hope, and faith. And the greatest of these is love. So, on Sunday, January 23, 1949, the love of Mr. Eugene Wilson and Mrs. Olena J. Wilson welcomed the fourth of what would grow to ...

Beatrice Smith Oliver

July 11, 2017

Beatrice Smith Oliver entered into rest on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Her parents were William and Katie Smith of McBean, Georgia. She was married to the late E. J. Oliver. Beatrice was baptized at an early age at McElmurray Spring Branch Baptist Ch...

Aaron Rouse

July 7, 2017

AAron Rouse, a.k.a “KingKilla”, 31, was called home to be with the Lord on July 1, 2017. Aaron was born to Peter and Sophie Mae Rouse on October 4, 1985 in Greenwood, South Carolina. He was a 2003 graduate of Strom Thurmond High School. Aaron fou...

Carolyn Elizabeth Burbridge (Rolland)

July 6, 2017

Carolyn Elizabeth Rolland Burbridge, lovingly known as “Cal”, was born on March 7, 1936, in Harlem, Georgia to Lindsey and Sadie Rolland. She was one of fifteen children. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her siblings Lewis, Mil...

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Allen R. Boston

July 3, 2017

Those cherishing special memories are: his wife, Renata Williams Boston; son, Benjamin Earl Boston; uncle, John Lewis; and other loving relatives......Click Here To View Obituary  ...

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Nathaniel Neely

July 1, 2017

Deacon Nathaniel Neely was born on June 11, 1943. He was the seventh child of the late Mr. Clayton Neely, Sr. and Marie Neely. He was born in Jefferson County and raised in Keysville, Georgia. At a young age he joined Saxon Grove Baptist Church of...

Addie L. Martin

July 1, 2017

Addie Lucille Martin, 82, departed this life on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Aiken Regional Medical Center. She was born in Edgefield County on December 24, 1934 to the late George and Fannie Mae (Callaham) Gilchrist. At an early age, she accepted Jes...

Lenard Hightower

July 1, 2017

Mr. Lenard Hightower was born in Aiken County, South Carolina on April 20, 1939. He was the third child of Anderson Hightower, Sr. and Beatrice Hampton Hightower. Lenard attended Jefferson High School. He worked in the textile industry for over fo...

Racie L. Murray

June 24, 2017

A Time To Be Born... Mr. Racie Lee Murray was born on July 17, 1950 to the late Rubben, Sr. and Mamie Ruth Murray in Lincolnton, Georgia. Racie, affectionately known as “Bug”, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at his reside...

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Ernest Rolland Sr.

June 21, 2017

Ernest Rolland, Sr. was born November 25, 1930 in Harlem, Georgia to Lindsey and Sadie Rolland. He was one of fifteen children and was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Lewis, Mildred, Adrian and Bessie Rolland, Zella Jones, Marvin Rolli...

Keith L. Kennedy

June 20, 2017

Mr. Keith Lamont Kennedy was born on August 1, 1973 in Augusta, Georgia. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, where he professed his life to Christ at an early age. Keith graduated from the Academy of Richmond County High School in 1991. Aft...

Jethro R McCain

June 17, 2017

Jethro R. McCain, Jr. was the oldest child born to the late Jethro R. McCain, Sr. and Opehlia McKie McCain on November 11, 1942 in the Edgefield County Community. Jethro was called home on Sunday morning, June 4, 2017 at University Hospital. Jethr...

Margaret M. Pugh (Hannah)

June 14, 2017

Our sweet mother, Margaret went to be with the Saviour the afternoon of June 8, 2017 at University Hospital. Although mama’s mobility was challenged in her later years, it was never an obstacle to attend church and enjoy life. Mrs. Margaret Mari...

Ora B Butler (Mckie)

April 18, 2017

Ora Bell Mckie Butler, daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie Mckie, was born on August 2, 1953, in Aiken County, South Carolina. She was the 9th child of fourteen children and very self-reliant. She was baptized at the tender age of 11, at First Pro...

Lela M Hunt (Stephens)

April 14, 2017

On Thursday morning, April 6, 2017, God saw the road was getting rough, the hills were hard to climb; She gently closed her loving eyes and whispered, “PEACE BE THINE.” We know she is at rest with our heavenly Father; The Lord took her from all p...

Robert Roberson

April 1, 2017

Deacon Robert Lee Roberson was born July 9, 1948 in Marks, Mississippi to the late Perkins and Jeff Roberson. One of 13 children born to Mr. & Mrs. Roberson, he received his formal education through Quitman County Schools and graduated from Quitm...

Bryan Carpenter

April 1, 2017

Mr. Bryan Carpenter was born June 22,1971 to Mr. William Carpenter, Jr. and Mrs. Artie Jones Carpenter. He departed this life on March 25, 2017. Bryan was a graduate of the Academy of Richmond County in Augusta, Georgia. He studied at Fort Valley ...

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Benny Ray Kelly

March 30, 2017

Retired Staff Sergeant Benny Ray Kelly was born on December 25, 1954 in Albany, Louisiana. He leaves to cherish his memory: his son, Erin Kelly; stepson, Benjamin Pryor; and grandson, Kingston Pryor......Click here to view obituary...

Marilyn J. Kelly

January 28, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017, Marilyn Joyce Kelly went to be with the Lord with her loving husband by her side. She was born in Midland, Georgia to the late Jefferson Burkes, Sr. and Christine Elizabeth Varnedore on November 12, 1947. She was educated...

James Dunn

January 25, 2017

James H. Dunn, Jr., son of James H. Dunn, Sr. and Willie Mae Dunn, entered into rest Wednesday, January 18, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Augusta and a devoted member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a Trustee, Sunday ...

Mary Leverett

January 21, 2017

Mary Lou Leverett was born July 5, 1922 in Lincolnton, Georgia.  She departed this life on January 14, 2017.   She was a faithful member of Newberry Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the Usher Board, Food Committee, Pastor’s...

Lizia Love

January 17, 2017

Lizia Paris Elam Love was born July 15, 1934 in Lincolnton, Georgia to the late Mattie “Pat” Ramsey Elam and John “Bud” Elam.   At an early age she was converted and baptized at Mulberry C.M.E. Church in Lincolnton, Georgia.  She ...

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