Obits

MS. BETTY J. MERRIWEATHER

January 8, 2015

Sister betty Jean Merriweather was born November 2, 1965 in Richmond County to the late Robert Lee and Lizzie B. Route Merriweather, Sr. She departed this life December 22, 2014. At an early age she was.... View Program...

MR. TERRY J. SAPP

January 7, 2015

Terry James Sapp, son of Sonia Sapp and the late Ollie Sapp and Bobby Joe Curry, was born January 25, 1979 in Aiken County, South Carolina. He departed this life on Thursday, January 1, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. He was.... View Program...

MRS. BARBARA A. WASHINGTON

January 2, 2015

Mrs. Barbara Ann Johnson Washington departed this life on December 25, 2014. She was born November 21, 1943 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Barbara was adopted and raised by the late Mr. and Mrs. Earnest and Mamie B. Johnson. She was baptized....

MR. RODNEY JOHNSON

December 31, 2014

On December 25, 2014, Rodney Johnson affectionately known as “Peanut” was set free at University Hospital. He was born on February 9, 1952 to Mr. Gary and Mrs. Katie Johnson in Aiken, South Carolina. He was.... View Program...

MR. CLEO LAMKIN

December 30, 2014

Reverend Cleo Lamkin was born on May 31, 1944 to James and the late Sarah Golatt Lamkin in Greenville, South Carolina. He was preceded in death by his siblings, James McClain and Freddie Lamkin. He was.... View Program...

MR. LANDRUS ROSS

December 27, 2014

Landrus Ross departed this life on December 22, 2014. He was the son of the late Willie P.B. Ross and Alice Alberta Brighthop Ross. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ross Curry and brother Levi “Bro” Ross. At an early age he......

MS. TRACY K. MEDLOCK

December 20, 2014

Mrs. Tracy Kinsey Medlock departed this life on December 15, 2014 at University Hospital McDuffie in Thomson, Georgia. Tracy was one of four children born to the late Joyce Porter and Marion Banks of Warrenton, Georgia. She was born April 18, 1972. T...

MS. WILLA M. TERRY

December 19, 2014

Mrs. Willa Mae Terry was born in Augusta, Georgia on April 21, 1912 to the late Annie and John Sanders, and shortly thereafter, relocated to Middletown, Ohio at an early age. The decision to relocate to Ohio to live with family members was to receive...

MRS. MAE L. BUSSEY

December 13, 2014

MAE LIZZIE BUSSEY was born on August 5, 1925, the fifth of ten children born to the late Deacon Arthur and Deaconess Annie Sue Wright in Hephzibah, Georgia. She peacefully transitioned after a lengthy illness on December 4, 2014 in Ft. Washington, Ma...

MRS. MARY J. FREEMAN

December 13, 2014

Mrs. Mary Jane Walters Freeman transitioned on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. She was born on June 5, 1943 to the union of the late Deacon William and Priscilla Walters. Mary was one of five children. She was baptized at an early age at Springhill Baptis...

MS. RUTH C. WEST

December 9, 2014

Mother Ruth A. Chenault West affectionately known as “Baby Ruth,” was born on July 4, 1938 (Independence Day), in Orlando, Florida to the late Deacon Jeanie and Evangelist Leoris Chenault. Ruth was reared in a Christian home and was a member of 9...

MRS. CATHERINE W. COLEMAN

December 9, 2014

On December 3, 2014 at 4:10 p.m., Jesus looked down on Catherine W. Coleman and said, “Enter with gladness, for God is right here, enter as a child in God’s royal care”. Then He plucked another flower from His garden. Cathy was born in Edgef...

MR. PICK A. JONES

December 6, 2014

On Saturday, November 30, 2014, Pick Albert Jones, placed his head in the arms of Jesus Christ, and quietly fell asleep. Pick Albert Jones was born April 16, 1941 in Johnston, South Carolina to the late Pinkney Jones and Annie Mae Mitchell-Jones. He...

MR. MELVIN BUTLER

December 6, 2014

Melvin Louis Butler was born February 21, 1949 to the late Bennie Lee Butler and Elvira Presley Butler. He entered into rest on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. Melvin was.... View Program  ...

MR. FREDRICK E. MOODY

December 6, 2014

Frederick Emanuel Moody was born on April 11, 1925 to the late Mabel and Frederick Moody in the village of Harlem, New York. After his mother’s untimely death, he was taken in by Beulah and Allen Feaster and he was eventually adopted by their daugh...

MR. ERIC GIBSON

December 6, 2014

Eric Stanley Gibson was born on December 16, 1968 to the late Robertstein and Arthur Gibson, Jr. in Augusta, Georgia. Eric accepted Christ as his Savior and knew the Lord for himself. He was a.... View Program...

MS. MARY E. BLOUNT

December 6, 2014

Mary e. blount was born in Louisville, Georgia on December 9, 1925 to the late Charlie and Anna Little. She came from a family of five, she was preceded in death by all of her siblings. She was baptized at the Morning Star Baptist Church by Revere...

MS. EMMA L. BUSH

December 5, 2014

Emma Lou Bush “Sister” was born November 21, 1935 in Girard, Georgia to the late Sam Bush and Lizzie Bush. She departed this life and was escorted to heaven on Friday, November 28, 2014. “Sister,” as she was... View Program...

MR. WILLIE ROBERTSON

December 4, 2014

Mr. Willie “Crack” Robertson, the son of the late Abraham and Elease Robertson, was born June 7, 1945 in Edgefield County, South Carolina. He departed this life on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Self-Regional Healthcare Facility in Greenwood, Sou...

MS. SARAH HAWES (SIMS)

December 4, 2014

Sarah Emma Sims Hawes departed her earthly home bound for her eternal one on November 30, 2014. She was the second of two children born to the Reverend James H. Sims, Jr. and the late Dorothy M. Sims on November 13, 1966, in Augusta, Georgia. In addi...

MS. ANNIE P. BLOUNT

December 1, 2014

Mrs. Annie P. Blount, the daughter of the late Isaiah Pinckney and Eliza Lowe Pinckney, was born June 23, 1925, in Augusta, Georgia. She departed this life November 24, 2014 at her residence. Education: Ms. Blount attended Haines Institute, Indian...

MR. ROBERT J. SEXTON

November 30, 2014

Mr. Robert J. Sexton was born October 27, 1942 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Will Sexton in Augusta, Georgia. He departed this life on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. He worked for... View Program...

MS. BARBARA COLEMAN

November 24, 2014

There comes a time when we must say farewell, but love, hope and memories shall never perish. On November 19, 2014, Barbara Coleman entered into a peaceful rest. Barbara was.... View Program...

MR. WILLIE L. HOLMES

November 24, 2014

Mr. Willie Lee Holmes entered into rest on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. He was born on December 9, 1947 in Aiken, South Carolina to Mrs. Cornelia Rivers Holmes and the late Mr. James Curry. Left to cherish his...

MR. JERALD R. CARTER

November 22, 2014

On November 10, 2014, Jerald Rodriquez Carter, Jr., affectionately known as "Lil Jerald," was set free at Georgia Regents Health Systems. He was born on April 9, 1997 to Mr. Jerald Carter, Sr. and Mrs. Mary Gale Carter in Greenville, North Carolina. ...

MR. IAN M. ROBERTS

November 22, 2014

Ian Mykel Roberts was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on April 26, 1993 to Irvin and Marcia Roberts. Ian was a loving child and caregiver early in life. He was baptized at an early age and was a member of Greater Young Zion Baptist Church. Ian ...

Veteran

MR. COYLE L. PERMETTER

November 14, 2014

Coyle Permetter, Sr. was born November 19, 1941 in Earlsboro, Oklahoma to the late Coyle Permetter and Rosa Lee Permetter. He was called to a peaceful rest with the Lord on November 8, 2014. He was also preceded in death by one sister and one brother...

MR. JAVARIUS D. WALTHOUR

November 11, 2014

JAVARIUS DONTE WALTHOUR was born on July 22, 1994 in Augusta, Georgia to Irene M. Murray and Alvin Walthour. Javarius, affectionately known as “Lil V,” was a.... View Program...

MRS. CHRISTINE BIJOU

November 8, 2014

Born on January 23, 1950 to the late Christine Foublas and Verome Bijou in Jeremie, Haiti. She.... View Program...

MR. WALLACE WALTOWER

November 1, 2014

Wallace was born on January 3, 1949 to the late Lindsey and Cora Lee Waltower in Burke County, Georgia. He was baptized at Bottsford Baptist Church at an early age. He attended..... View Program  ...

MR. LAVERN SCHULTZ

November 1, 2014

Lavern Schultz was born to the late Felton Schultz and Mary Ann Schultz on April 1, 1960 in Aiken, South Carolina. At an early age Lavern.... View Program...

MRS. RUBY BROWN

October 30, 2014

Mrs. Ruby Brown, 98, entered into rest on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at University Hospital..... View Program...

MS. CEARE S. DAVIS

October 29, 2014

On October 22, 2014, our loved one Ceare Sessoms Davis finished her task. She answered the call and was called home to be with her Lord. Ceare was.... View Program...

MR. JAMES M. CRAWFORD

October 27, 2014

James Maurice Crawford was born on January 8, 1946 in Boligee, Alabama. Jim, as he was known to most, completed his early education in Cleveland, Ohio, attending Washington Irvin Elementary School, Rawlings Junior High School and John Adams High Sc...

MR. ROOSEVELT EVANS

October 25, 2014

Roosevelt Evans the son of the late Mr. Orange Evans, Sr. and Mrs. Violet Lovett Evans, was born April 7, 1951 in Burke County, Georgia. He entered into rest on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at his residence. He.... View Program...

MR. RECARDELL L. SHEPPARD

October 25, 2014

Recardell Lydexter Sheppard, Jr. was born on March 2, 1997 to Taquaila Burton and the late Recardell Lydexter Sheppard, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Richmond County, where he was a senior at T. W. Josey High School. “C.J.”, as he was.... Vie...

MR. NIMROD JOHNSON

October 18, 2014

Nimrod was born in Edgefield, South Carolina on August 13, 1932, to the late Johnny and Esther Harris Johnson. He departed this life on October 3, 2014 at Croft House in Aiken, South Carolina. At an early age he.... View Program...

MR. RAYMOND HILLARY

October 18, 2014

Raymond Hillary was born February 17, 1945, to the late Charlie B. and Bessie L. Hillary in Edgefield County, South Carolina. He was the fifth child of fourteen children. One sister, Joesephine Hillary and one brother, Randolph Hillary preceded him i...

MR. CARLTON E. HUGHES

October 17, 2014

A Time to Be Born: On May 2, 1960, the breath of God blew upon the earth, and once again man became a living soul. As God exhaled, He gave life to Carlton, the eleventh child of the late Eddie Frank Hughes and Arlene Cody Hughes. A Time to Live: Carl...

MR. JOSEPH SHEILDS

October 11, 2014

Mr. Joseph “Joe” Shields, 80 years old, departed this life on Friday, October 03, 2014 at his daughter’s residence. He was born on October 22, 1933 in Thomson, Georgia to the late Leola McNair and T. Shields. He was.... View Program...

MR. THOMAS A. SMITH

October 9, 2014

Thomas A. Smith, Augusta, Georgia, entered into rest on September 27, 2014 at University Hospital. He was born December 3, 1952 in Summit, Mississippi and moved to Augusta, Georgia with his parents in 1954...... View Program  ...

MS. MATHERINE POWELL

October 4, 2014

MRS. MATHERINE “MATTIE” POWELL was born on April 10, 1930 to the late Matthew Smith and Murphy Floyd Smith in Marion County, South Carolina. She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Powell, Sr, and a son-in-law, Jack Armster and a daughte...

Veteran

CHARLES WESTMORELAND

September 25, 2014

SFC Charles Westmoreland graced the world with his presence on April 15, 1929 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Basil Westmoreland and Maggie Aaron. He entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 19, 2014 at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. ...

MR. ANTHONY M. WALKER, SR.

September 25, 2014

MR. ANTHONY MAURICE WALKER went home to be with the Lord on September 19, 2014. Mr. Walker was born in Columbus, Georgia on March 6, 1980. He attended Lucy Craft Laney High School where he was splendid in football, baseball and basketball. Anthony...

MR. JOSEPH M. ANDERSON

September 25, 2014

Joseph Marcellus Anderson, affectionately known as Joey, was born on October 29, 1961, in Ridge Spring, South Carolina. He was the second child of Alpha (Holly) Anderson, and the late Joseph Franklin Anderson. At an early age he accepted Christ an...

MR. WILLIE L. WARE

September 18, 2014

MR. WILLIE LLOYD WARE was born on October 2, 1937 in Edgefield County, South Carolina to the late Thomas Ware, Sr. and Addie Bell Henderson Ware. He departed this life on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. At an...

MR. JOHN H. JONES

September 16, 2014

John H. Jones, departed this life on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Doctor’s Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. He was born to the late Peter and Katherine Jones on January 14, 1942. He was baptized at First Providence Baptist Church, North Augusta, Sou...

MS. ALICIA M. CARPENTER

September 11, 2014

ALICE MAE SMITH BRINSON CARPENTER was born on February 20, 1931 in Millen, Georgia to the late Elijah Smith and Josie Lee Sherrod Smith. She was the youngest of two children born to this union. Her older sister, Bertha, died at five years of age. Ali...

MS. BARBARA A. DENHAM

September 5, 2014

God called BARBARA ANN DENHAM home on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. She was born on January 15, 1940 to the late Chester Wynder and Leola Williams, in New Orleans, Louisiana at Charity Hospital. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. Barb...

MS. MINNIE L. REYNOLDS (JONES)

September 4, 2014

MRS. MINNIE (JONES) REYNOLDS was born July 17, 1916 in Edgefield, South Carolina to the late Andrew and Martha Ann Jones. She departed this life on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Azalea Woods Health Care Facility in Aiken, South Carolina. Minnie was the ...

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