Obits

MRS.MILDRED HOLMES (SCREEN)

June 27, 2015

Mrs. Mildred “Carolyn” Screen Holmes, daughter of the late Mr. Gardner and Mrs. Annie Mae Smart Screen, was born January 1, 1946. She entered into rest on Monday, June 22, 2015. Mrs. Holmes was a... View Program...

MS. KATHRYN HOLMES

June 27, 2015

MRS. KATHRYN HOLMES was born November 16, 1931 in Augusta, GA, the only child of the late Alvin and Sarah Scott. On June 23, 2015, the Lord called Kathryn home to take her rightful place amongst his heavenly angels. Kathryn, affectionately known a...

MS. ELMIRA BRANHAM

June 27, 2015

On Tuesday afternoon, June 23, 2015 the last of twelve children of Jerry and Isbell (Bell) Branham quietly slipped away to complete the family circle. Elmira was born in... View Program...

MS. ROSA LOGAN (MCCADDEN)

June 23, 2015

Mrs. Rosa McCadden Logan lived a wonderful life. She was born in Pelham, North Carolina on February 14, 1931 to the late Mr. Sterling McCadden and Mrs. Emma Noble McCadden. Rosa was one of nine children, all of whom preceded her in death. Rosa depart...

MR. EDWIN D. WILLIAMS JR.

June 22, 2015

Edwin Dean Williams, Jr., “June Bug” and “D.J.” was born January 26, 1995 in Augusta, Georgia. He attended Glenn Hills High School, and was employed by U.S. Lawn, but was formally worked at Air Gas. He was... View Program...

MR. WILLIE E. POWELL

June 20, 2015

On June 12, 2015, God sent His angel to take the hand of our beloved. Willie Edward Powell was born February 24, 1955 to the late Willie D. Blount and Corine Powell Blount. He was one of five siblings, two brothers preceded him in death. Willie acce...

MRS. FRANCESS H. CHAMBERS

June 20, 2015

Mrs. Frances Harvey Chambers was born July 30, 1927 in Avery, Georgia. She accepted Christ as her personal Savior at an early age and was baptized at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Augusta, Georgia. Frances was... View Program...

MR. HOUSTON GRANT

June 13, 2015

Mr. Houston Lee Grant Sr., was born July 27, 1937 to the late Lillian Grant and Doc Grant. He was known as "Sonny", and entered into rest June 4, 2015, at Doctors Hospital of Augusta. He leaves... View Program  ...

MS. BESSIE M. THOMAS

June 13, 2015

Bessie Mae Callahan "Bigma" Thomas was born on November 10, 1912, in South Carolina to the late Elizabeth Lee and George Callahan. Bessie received a... View Program  ...

MR. SAM TANKSLEY JR.

June 13, 2015

Reverend Dr. Sam Anthony Tanksley, Jr. was born April 20, 1936 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Samuel Anthony Tanksley, Sr and Emma Tanksley Perry. He departed for his heavenly home on June 6, 2015. He accepted Christ at an early age and... View P...

MRS. ROSA B. READY

June 12, 2015

Mrs. Rosa Beal Ready, was born September 22, 1948 in Aiken, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late George and Emma Mack Beal. She departed this life on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at GRU (Georgia Regents University), Augusta, Georgia. She was...

MR. LOUIS J. AMBROISE

June 6, 2015

Louis Jean Ambroise, age 64 of Hephzibah, Georgia entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Louis was... View Program  ...

MRS. TOMMIE L. JOHNSON (JACKSON)

June 3, 2015

Tommie LaCiel Jackson Johnson was born on December 16, 1924, the eldest daughter of Wardlaw Jackson and Kaola Phillips Jackson. She graduated from Paine High School and Lamar School of Nursing at University Hospital. For a number of years, she wor...

MR. JOHN H. SCRIVEN

June 3, 2015

John Henry Scriven went home to be with his loving Savior on May 27, 2015, at home with his family. He was born July 26, 1953 to the late Alberta and Brodus Scriven. He graduated in 1972 from Aiken High School. For many years, he worked as a texti...

MR. JOSEPH WRIGHT JR.

May 9, 2015

On Friday, May 1, 2015, Joseph Wright, Jr. entered into rest. He was born on March 31, 1939 to the late Joseph Wright, Sr. and Pearl (Archie) Roberts. At an early age he... View Program  ...

MR. SHAWN PALMER

May 7, 2015

Shawn Palmer, a lifelong resident of Augusta, Georgia, departed this life Friday, May 1, 2015 at Select Specialty Hospital Augusta. Shawn was born October 5, 1967 to the late Vivian Brown Frails and William “Sleepy” Palmer. He is... View Progr...

MR. DAVID G. CHEATHAM

May 1, 2015

David George Cheatham departed from this life on April 23, 2015. He was born on December 11, 1949 to David Cheatham, Jr. and Cephie M. Clark. He received his education in the Richmond County Public School System. He attended Lucy C. Laney High Sch...

MS. CAROL J. STATON

April 15, 2015

Ms. Carol Jean Staton was born on December 26, 1937 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Elijah “Bubba” Robinson and Lula Mae Robinson. To all of those that knew her she was affectionately known as “MEMA”. She was given this beloved name by her lo...

MRS. BRENDA J. WHITEHEAD

April 11, 2015

Mrs. Brenda Joyce Whitehead, entered into the eternal presence of the Lord on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. She was born on March 18, 1950 to the late Joe and Pauline Noble in Augusta, Georgia. Brenda attended and graduated.... View Program...

MRS. SIDNEY B. CARTER

March 20, 2015

Sidney Burroughs Carter (lovingly called Big Mama) was born in Burke County, Georgia on December 25, 1923, to the late Charlie and Mamie Burroughs. She was the fifth of nine siblings - five sisters and three brothers. Big Mama peacefully departed thi...

MRS. NANNIE C. THOMAS

March 17, 2015

Mrs. Nannie Curtis Thomas, daughter of the late Marshall and Nancy Curtis, embarked on the journey of life on May 17, 1920 in Grange (Jefferson County), Georgia. At an early age her family relocated to Augusta, Georgia. Her journey was completed Thur...

MS. REGINA L. YOUMANS

March 17, 2015

Regina born on May 26, 1972 to Gloria and George was freed from the chains that had her shackled on March 14, 2015. Regina received her education in the Aiken County Public School System. Regina... View Program...

MR. ELROY W. STEWART

March 17, 2015

Mr. Elroy W. Stewart ended his life’s journey on March 11, 2015 at University Hospital. Elroy was born in Richmond County, Georgia on February 9, 1955 to the late Wallace Stewart and Mrs. Louise Smith. He was preceded in death by his brother, Be...

MR. CYRUS B. SMITH

March 14, 2015

Mr. Cyrus B. Smith was born in Burke County, Georgia on October 3, 1923 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Grant Smith. He departed this life on March 10, 2015 at Golden Living Center Augusta, Georgia. Mr. Smith accepted... View Program...

Veteran

MR. LEROY QUARLES III

March 9, 2015

Reverend Leroy Quarles, III was born March 8, 1962 in Warrenville, South Carolina, the son of the late Mr. Jimmy Quarles and his brother Melvin Quarles. He departed this life on Monday, March 2, 2015 at his home. Reverend Leroy Quarles, III was a ...

MR. JOSEPH HULL JR.

March 7, 2015

Joseph Hull, Jr. (Nit), 89, of Augusta, Georgia, departed this life on March 3, 2015. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on September 13, 1925 from the union of Joseph Hull, Sr. and Josie Brown. He graduated from.... View Program...

MR. THEODORE A. BOWMAN JR.

March 6, 2015

When Theodore Albert Bowman, Jr. died on February 27, 2015 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia, he ended the Bowman family lineage. Theodore’s parents, Mr. & Mrs. Theodore (Dorothy) Bowman, Sr., sister, Mrs. Denyse Bowman James, and nephew,...

MR. LARRY J. AVERY

March 5, 2015

Larry Judson Avery was born on December 21, 1950 to James Avera and Martha Ann Stone Avera in Wrens, Georgia. Larry was educated in the school system in Jefferson County, Georgia. He was.... View Program...

MS. MARTHA W. SCOTT

February 23, 2015

Mrs. Martha Williams, a daughter of the late Josh and Lucinda Williams, was born in Waynesboro, Georgia on December 25, 1912. Mrs. Scott was taught at a very early age to have a personal relationship with God. As a result of her Christian upbringing,...

MRS. MARY W. TROWELL

February 7, 2015

Mary Williams Trowell ended her life’s journey on February 3, 2015 at 12:20 a.m. at University Hospital. Mary was born in Richmond County, Georgia on July 5, 1931 to the late Joe and Lula Johnson Williams. She attended the public schools of Rich...

MR. CARL E. BARNES

February 7, 2015

On February 1, 2015, Carl Edward Barnes, Sr., went home to be with the Lord. Carl was born on August 11, 1954 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Hubert L. Barnes, Sr. and Louise Binns Barnes. Carl accepted Christ at an early age and joined Second Mou...

MR. TONY HARRIS

February 6, 2015

Tony Harris was born September 1, 1949 to the late Harry Harris and Fannie Mae Rome-Harris at Aiken Hospital in Aiken, South Carolina. He departed this life on February 2, 2015 at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. Tony was preced...

MR. ERIAS CALHOUN

January 31, 2015

Deacon Erias Calhoun peacefully entered into eternal rest at University Hospital in Augusta Georgia, on January 22, 2015. He was called to be with the Lord, after a long bout with his illness. Erias (Dee) was born April 4, 1927, to the late Dave a...

MR. GEORGE H. BURGESS

January 31, 2015

Mr. George H. Burgess entered into rest on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. He was a member of Gardner Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Burgess served his country by enlisting in the United States Army and retired from the VAMC. He.... View Program...

MRS. HELEN D. LEE

January 29, 2015

Born in Edgefield County, on May 6, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Elijah and Mary Morgan Daugett. The beautiful life Mrs. Helen Lee transformed from in natural state to the glorious spirited body God has held for her until Tuesday, January 2...

MRS. GERLEAN SMITH

January 25, 2015

Gerlean Nelson Smith, 94, was born May 26, 1920 on St. Johns Island to the late Mr. and Mrs. Earnest (Lillie) Nelson. Mrs. Smith spent her childhood in Bamburg, South Carolina, and later moved to Augusta, Georgia to complete her education at Haines I...

MRS. ALICE V. COLEMAN

January 24, 2015

Alice Virginia Coleman was born to the late Norris and Georgia Mae Hilton-Coleman on April 8, 1940 in Waynesboro, Georgia. She entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia. Alice accepted ...

MRS. MARGARET M. BRYANT

January 24, 2015

Mrs. Margaret M. Bryant was born on October 4, 1925 in Sylvania, Georgia to the late Henry Miller and Annie Belle Corneless. She was the youngest of five children. On January 18, 1948 she was united in holy matrimony to Maner Bryant in North Augus...

MR. SHELBY T. JENNINGS SR.

January 24, 2015

On Monday, January 19, 2015, the angel of death came with chilly fingers and sealed the lips of our Christian brother and friend, Mr. Shelby Timothy Jennings, Sr. He became a Christian as a very young man and joined Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church. He se...

MS. HELEN F. TAYLOR

January 23, 2015

Mother Helen Fuller Taylor was granted eternal rest on January 16, 2015. She was born September 26, 1918 in Albermarle, North Carolina to the late Myles Gibbs and Annie Bell Widerman Gibbs. Mother Taylor resided in... View Program...

MS. BEVERLY A. JOHNSON

January 20, 2015

Ms. Beverly Ann Johnson was born July 25, 1957 to the late Eddie Lee and Annie Mae Johnson. She attended George P. Butler High School. She joined The House of God Church at an early age, where she later served on the choir and as a Deacon. She was...

MR. DONNIE L. BROOKS

January 17, 2015

Mr.  L. BROOKS, JR., son of Audrey Gordon and the late Donnie Brooks, Sr. was born on June 17, 1991 in Lexington, South Carolina. He went to.... View Program...

MS. MARIE W. FREEMAN

January 17, 2015

Marie Wilder Freeman was born on April 6, 1930 to the late George Wilder and Flossie Hampton Wilder. She entered into rest on January 13, 2015. At an early age, she was... View Program...

MR. EDDIE L. WRIGHT SR.

January 16, 2015

Late Friday night, January 9, 2015, the old Ship of Zion docked in Augusta, Georgia. The Captain stepped off at University Hospital to Room 838. I imagine Captain Jesus was already there holding Eddie Lee in His arms waiting to board. Oh what joy it ...

MR. EDWARD J. BYERS

January 15, 2015

Edward Jerome Byers was born in Shelby, North Carolina to late Katie Gilliam Byers and John Edward Byers. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Keith Byers; and a sister, Cecelia Johnson. He was a... View program...

MR. JAMES A. BROWN

January 10, 2015

Mr. James Albert Brown was born on December 10, 1953 in Edgefield, South Carolina to the late John Jr. and Catherine H. Brown. He departed this life on Sunday, January 4, 2015 in a dignified manner surrounded by his family at Georgia Regents Hospital...

Veteran

MR. LEHMAW W. ZEIGLER

January 10, 2015

Lehman Walter Zeigler, of Augusta, Georgia, began his life on March 13, 1957, in Bulloch County, Statesboro, Georgia. He was the son of the late John Emory and Katherine Riggs Zeigler. He was the youngest of nine children. Five siblings preceded him ...

MR. RONALD B. DICKS

January 10, 2015

Ronald Bernard Dicks was born September 4, 1961 in Augusta (Richmond County), Georgia. He graduated from Westside High School in 1979. He attended the... View Program...

MR. CHARLES LEVERT HILL

January 9, 2015

Charles Lavert Hill, “PeeWee,” was born November 20, 1962 to Charles Evans and Betty Hill. He attended the Academy of Richmond County High School. He leaves to..... View Program...

MR. SALLY L. THOMAS

January 9, 2015

Sally was born on January 12, 1912 in Edgefield, South Carolina to the late Eddie Thomas and Mattie Bell Mackey. He was the oldest of four born to this union, Sam Thomas, Alonzo Thomas, and Willie Thomas all preceded him in death. He married.... V...

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