Obits

Mr. Joseph Clinton Williams

July 23, 2013

Mr. Joseph Clinton Williams, the son of the late, Lewis Williams, Sr. and Lucille Ivory, was born on March 10, 1936. He departed this life on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at his residence. Joseph was a member of Old Piney Grove Baptist Church under th...

Mr. Edward B. McCoy, Jr.

July 17, 2013

EB as he was affectionately known, was born the first child of the late Mr. Edward B. McCoy Sr. and Mrs. Gussie Reid McCoy on July 26, 1941. After a brief illness, EB went home to be with the lord on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Doctors Hospital. E...

Dr. Jeffery R. Thomas, Ph.D.

July 13, 2013

Dr. Jeffery R. Thomas was born October 24, 1963 in Daytona, Florida, to Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Smith and the late Rev. John Thomas Smith, Sr. He departed this life on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in P...

Mrs. Fannie S. Johnson (Simpkins)

July 11, 2013

Fannie Simpkins Johnson, “everybody is somebody” was just that. A Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Aunt, Soror and Friend to many, born August 7, 1933 to the late Joseph and Mary (Young) Simpkins. Educated in the Aiken County School system, Mrs....

Major Charles Allen Gibbons, Sr.

July 11, 2013

Major Charles Allen Gibbons, Sr. “Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.” - Psalm 73:24-25 On Saturday, July 6, 2013, cal...

Mrs. Essie T. Kelly (Trotty)

July 9, 2013

Sister Essie T. Kelly was born June 20th, 1934 in McBean, Georgia to the late Joe and Susie Trotty.  She grew up in Richmond County and is a graduate of Lucy C. Laney High School and attended Paine College, Augusta, GA.  After graduation, she went ...

George Kent Harvey

July 9, 2013

Mr. George Kent Harvey, Sr. Aka “Duck” was born October 15, 1973 to Miss Polly Harvey of Augusta, Georgia and the late Mr. Robert Wright of Waynesboro, Georgia. George was raised in Burke County. He was a native of Augusta, Georgia where he atten...

Mrs. Carrie Thompson (Kinard)

July 8, 2013

At 10:27 AM on 2 July 2013, God looked into room 2 at The Place in Martinez nursing home at Martinez, Georgia and said, “My child is tired. She fought a good fight, she has run the course.” He gave her perfect peace and called her Home. Carrie Ki...

Mrs. Ester Giles (Mutch)

July 6, 2013

“Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things,  I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.” - - Matthew 25:21 Sister Ester Mutch Giles was born May 19, 1945 in Sardis, G...

Sister Sheena M. Shaw

July 6, 2013

On Friday, June 28, 2013, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, called Sister Sheena M. Shaw home to glory. She was born March 14, 1982 to parents, Freddie and Shelia Shaw. At an early age she joined and attended House of God Church of God in Christ, Tho...

Ms. Audrey Missy Cooper

July 6, 2013

Audrey “Missy” Cooper  was born on January 23, 1971 in Augusta, Georgia to Mr.and Mrs.  Lester and Ida Ruth Cooper, Sr. Being the last of seven children, Audrey was destined to leave her mark . . . 1, 2, 3 (January 23) that was her! She was a v...

Lt. John A. Brown

July 6, 2013

Lt. John Brown started work in retail at the young age of thirteen to help support his family. He began working for K-Mart on Gordon Hwy in 1966 and became a manager for the S.S. Kresge Co. and K-Mart, opening new stores up and down the east coast fo...

Mrs. Denyse Lolita James (Bowman)

July 5, 2013

Denyse Lolita Bowman James was born in Augusta, GA March 29, 1942 to the late Theodore and Dorothy Dent Bowman. Theodore Bowman, Jr. was born two years later to the couple. Denyse began her formal education at Haines Normal and Industrial Institute i...

Ms. Marie Ann Harris (Anderson)

June 23, 2013

Marie A. Harris was born on June 11, 1952 in Aiken County, South Carolina to the late John Willie and Eldora Anderson. She departed this life on June 16, 2013 at Sacred Journey Hospice, Inc. At an early age, she joined Hazel Grove Baptist Church. She...

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Mr. Osborne Silas Burks, Jr.

June 22, 2013

Osborne Silas Burks, Jr. quietly and peacefully departed this life on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the V. A. Medical Center. Osborne was born to the late Reverend Osborne Silas and Clara S. Burks. Osborne was preceded in death by his son, Patrick Lloy...

Mr. George Scott, Jr.

June 16, 2013

Mr. George “Scotty ” Scott , Jr. entered into rest at his residence on June 11, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, George Scott, Sr., his mother, Laney P. Davis, and one brother, Willie Scott, all of Augusta, Georgia...... View Program...

Mrs. Mary Shuemake (Baxter)

June 15, 2013

Mary Baxter Shuemake, affectionately called “Sister”, was born March 29, 1922 to the late Laurie Baxter and the late Ella Washington Baxter in Dorchester County, South Carolina. Her twin brother, Perry Baxter passed shortly after birth. She was b...

Mr. Broderick Jerome Andrews

June 15, 2013

In the midnight hour as God was making His rounds, He chose another Saint to rejoice forever more, Mr. Broderick Jerome Andrews. Broderick was the son of Albert Andrews and Phyllis Jennings.  He was born on November 14, 1982 in Ft. Ord, Californi...

Mrs. Beatrice Elizabeth Johnson (Ross)

June 13, 2013

Favorite Scriptures: Psalm 118:24 “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. John 14:1 “Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me.” Favorite Song: “How Great Thou Art.” Beatrice E...

Mr. Levi White

June 1, 2013

Mr. Levi White was born in Hephzibah, Georgia on January 9, 1939, to the late Annie Mae Wright Cummings and Solomon White. He retired from General Motors after thirty years. He leaves to cherish his memories: four children, Levi White (Sonya); Gre...

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Mr. Curley Thompkins

May 2, 2013

Retired SFC Curley (Pete) Tompkins passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the age of 71. Born January 11, 1942 in Itta Bena, Mississippi, Mr. Tompkins retired from the United States Army at Fort Gordon. He was also a founding member and Steward o...

Mr. Frank W. Roberson

April 29, 2013

FRANK WALLACE ROBERSON, Sr. was born in Langley, South Carolina on May 24, 1919. He was the son of Mary Jones Foster and Ernest Roberson, Sr. and the grandson of Benjamin Franklin Jones, who was born in Alabama in 1845. As a boy he was spoiled by his...

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Mr. Sammie Lee Pooser

April 15, 2013

Mr. Sammie Pooser was born on April 4, 1951 in Augusta, Georgia, to Sammie and Addie Pooser. From the moment of his birth, Sammie was destined to leave his mark on the world. He was retired from Savannah River Site after 32 years of service as an ele...

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Mr. Ulysses Kendrick

April 9, 2013

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 9:37 A.M., with his wife at his side, Retired First Sergeant Ulysses Kendrick settled into rest in Christ. Ulysses Kendrick was affectionately known as Ken, Jr., Head, and Dad by close relatives and friends. Born to ...

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MRS. CASSONDRA R. DAVIS (ROLAX)

February 14, 2013

MRS. CASSONDRA ROLAX DAVIS was born on September 23, 1961 in Tampa, Florida to Mary Russ Rolax and the late Charles Rolax. She departed this life on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Hospital. Cassondra attended Pulaski High S...

Mrs. Yuvonne Barnes (Bacon)

February 9, 2013

Mrs. Yuvonne Bacon Barnes , daughter of Mr. Willie and Mrs.Ozzie Cunningham Bacon, was born July 3, 1962 in Edgefield, South Carolina and departed this life on February 4, 2013. At an early age, she joined the New Bethel Church, where she was a fait...

Mrs. Betty Jean Johnson Diggs

November 19, 2012

Betty Jean Johnson Diggs, Born September 12, 1942 in Savannah, GA, she has always been brave and fearless. At the age of three, she walked a mile through her neighborhood to her grandmother’s house. No one knew where Betty was except “Granny”. ...

Mr. David Lamar Walker

November 17, 2012

Mr. David Lamar Walker was born August 11, 1949 to the late Isaiah Walker Sr. and Annie Mae Washington Walker in Gough, Georgia. On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Georgia Health Sciences, David Walker made confirmations on his appointment with the Lor...

Mr. Lamar Thomas

November 18, 2011

On Sunday evening, November 13, 2011, God called one of his angels home, Mr. Lamar Paul Thomas, Sr. He was born to the late E.L. Thomas, Sr. and Lillie Bell Thomas on September 5, 1945. Mr. Thomas was a graduate of Lucy C. Laney High School, Class of...

Mr. Paul Kendrick

September 10, 2011

Mr. Paul Kendrick entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, at University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia.  He was born in Mayfield (Hancock County), Georgia on January 20, 1931 to Welbia and Nina Nash Kendrick.  He was the ninth child o...

The Honorable John H. Ruffin Jr.

February 6, 2010

John H. Ruffin, Jr. was born on December 23, 1934 in Waynesboro, Georgia to John H. Ruffin, Sr. and the late Anna Louise Davis Ruffin and died on January 29, 2010. In 1953 he graduated from Waynesboro High and Industrial School. He received degrees f...

Mr. John Welbia Kendrick

November 1, 2009

Mr. John Welbia Kendrick, Sr., the oldest of eleven children, was born October 7, 1915 to devoted parents, the late John Welbia and Nina Nash Kendrick. John was affectionately called Cousin J and JW. At a very early age John came to believe in God...

Mrs. Tymarra R. Dorsey

June 20, 2009

Tymarra R. Dorsey, was born march 25, 1999 in Richmond County, Georgia. She attended Collins Elementary School. Her teacher was Mrs. Drago. Tymarra was a vibrant and happy little girl and all who knew her came to her love her. She leaves to mourn: h...

John Dodge (PAPA) Grant

May 16, 2009

John Dodge Grant, Sr. was born April 9, 1932 to the late Mr. Hiram Dock Grant and Mrs. Daisy Smith Mceroy Grant in Grovetown, Georgia. At an early age he united with the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in 1947 and was ordained as a Deacon on May 24, 1...

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Grady Ingram

June 19, 2007

DEACON GRADY LEROY INGRAM departed this life June 13, 2007, at the Georgia War Veterans Home. Grady lived on Rachel Street in Augusta, Georgia for over 50 years. He was the son of the late Earnest and Jettie Ingram, born September 6, 1925, in Hanc...

Patricia Striggles (1958-12-18)

Patricia Ann Smith-Striggles was born December 18, 1958 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Wesley Scott and Frankie Lee Taylor. She entered into rest on Sunday morning, September 27, 2015 after having battled cancer for several years. Patricia was being...

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