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MS. CARRIE WHEELER

August 30, 2014

CARRIE BELL WHEELER was born October 28, 1936 in Hephzibah, Georgia to Henry Wheeler, Sr. and Mattie Williams Wheeler. Carrie transitioned from this earthly life on Saturday, August 23, 2014. At an early age she...... View Program...

MS. ELLA M. WILLIAMS

August 9, 2014

MRS. ELLA MAE WILLIAMS passed from this life after an extended illness on July 30, 2014. She was surrounded by her four loving daughters during the last hours of her life. Ella, better known as “Chubby,” was..... View Program...

MR. WILLIE J. GILLS SR.

August 8, 2014

WILLIE JOE GILLIS was called from labor to reward to his heavenly home on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. He was born May 16, 1955 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Lee Gillis. He dedicated.......... View Program...

MR. JOHNNIE HOLMES

August 7, 2014

MR. JOHNNIE HOLMES was born March 25, 1960 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Mr. Jimmie and Gladys Holmes, Sr. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Barney Kelley and John Austin Kelley. Johnnie was.......... View Program...

MS. FLORA W. WITHROW

August 5, 2014

FLORA (WALTON) WITHROW, 69, of 25 Milton Court in the Indian Orchard section of Springfield, Massachusetts, departed this life on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at her home. She was born on August 4, 1944 in Clarks Hill, South Carolina She was the daughte...

MR. CHANCE LEWIS, JR.

July 26, 2014

MR. CHANCE LEWIS, JR. transitioned peacefully into eternal rest on July 17, 2014 at University Hospital. Chance was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Chance Lewis, Sr. He was preceded in death by three siblings, William Lewis, Mattie Wilson and Marie Pri...

MRS. LAURA MYERS (TALLEY)

July 26, 2014

MRS. LAURA MYERS, was born on April 17, 1944 in Spartanburg, South Carolina to the late Charles and Clara Talley. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Myers, Sr. On Monday, July 21, 2014 she departed this life at her residence. Survivor...

MRS. BESSIE M. FRAZIER (DANIELS)

July 25, 2014

MRS. BESSIE MAE FRAZIER was born in Augusta, Georgia on August 22, 1934 to the late Isaac and Mary Daniels. She departed this life on July 19, 2014 at her residence. Bessie was a member of Butler Creek A.M.E. Church, where she served faithfully unti...

MRS. DONETTA -N. McCULLUM (NEWTON)

July 25, 2014

MRS. DONETTA NEWTON MCCULLUM, affectionately known as “Loddy” was born September 16, 1963 In Augusta, GA (Richmond County) to the belated Harry Lee Williams and the belated Mamie Lee Newton. Loddy was educated in the Richmond County school system...

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MR. JOSEPH WATTS

July 24, 2014

MR. JOSEPH WATTS was born December 11, 1955 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to the late Herbert and Vera Watts. He was......Read More...

MRS. VIRGINIA B. JOHNSON (BARKSDALE)

July 24, 2014

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted.”                        - Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 MRS. Virg...

DEA. RICHARD E. MOODY SR.

July 23, 2014

DEACON RICHARD E. MOODY, SR. was granted eternal rest on July 18, 2014 at the V. A. Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia. He was born September 4, 1931 in Bamberg, South Carolina to Robert Moody, Sr. and Daisy Fickling Moody, both deceased. He was also p...

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MR. BERT TILLERY THOMAS

July 19, 2014

MR. BERT TILLERY THOMAS, beloved husband of Audrey Mitchell Thomas, father of Adrienne Thomas-Frazier, and grandfather of Ariana Yvonne and Sydney Elise Frazier, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Mr. Thomas was born on March ...

MARJORIE J. BROOKS (JOHNSON)

July 19, 2014

MRS. MARJORIE JOHNSON was born in Augusta, Georgia on February 8, 1935 to the late James Johnson, Sr. and Loucenia Jordon. She skipped her senior year of high school and went directly to nursing school. She graduated from University Hospital, Lamar S...

MS. ELEASE A. PORTER (ADAMS)

July 17, 2014

MS.ELEASE ADAMS PORTER was born September 2, 1942 in Trenton, South Carolina to the late Laura Mae Hightower-Adams and the late Albert Adams. She departed this life on July 11, 2014 at her residence. Elease was a friend to all and knew no strangers....

MR. WILLIAMS RICHARDSON

July 17, 2014

MR. WILLIAM RICHARDSON was born to the late John R. and Lila Perry on July 29, 1939 in Edgefield, South Carolina. He departed this life on May 13, 2014. His siblings, Janie Richardson Smith, Gloria “Vickie” Blocker and Leroy Richardson, all prece...

SIS. LORINE G. EDGE (GRAHAM)

July 15, 2014

“O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou has healed me. O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave; thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit. Sing unto The Lord, o ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembranc...

MR. McARTHUR WILLIAMS

July 11, 2014

MR. MAC ARTHUR WILLIAMS, SR. was born on October 23, 1952 to the late Sarah Jane and Henry Edward Williams in Augusta, Georgia. He entered into rest on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Amara Healthcare. Mr. Williams, a native of Augusta, Georgia, was a membe...

MR. THOMAS WATSON BURROUGHS

July 9, 2014

MR. THOMAS WATSON BURROUGHS was born in Burke County, Georgia on May 1, 1914 to the late Charlie and Mamie Burroughs. He was the oldest of nine siblings. Four sisters and two brothers preceded him in death. He peacefully transcended to heaven on Ju...

MRS. HELEN LOUISE HOBBS

July 7, 2014

MRS. HELEN LOUISE HOBBS was born on September 28, 2014 in Dearing, GA to the late Jimmy and Pearl White. After over thirty eight years of service, she retired from the Augusta National Golf Course. On Friday, June 27, 2014, Mrs. Hobbs entered into ...

MRS. LUCRETIA ADAMS

June 28, 2014

MRS. LUCRETIA ADAMS was born in Augusta, Georgia, January 1, 1942 to the late Minnie Lee and Henry B. Crawford. She received her early education in Augusta. Lucretia was united in holy matrimony to the late Rudolph Scott, Sr. Together they resided i...

MRS. LILLIE BELL PATTERSON

June 27, 2014

MRS. LILLIE BELL PATTERSON was born in Jefferson County, Georgia to the late Eddie Stone and Leomia Stone. She joined Stone Springfield A.M.E. Church at an early age. Lillie was united in holy matrimony to the late Smith Patterson, Sr., and this uni...

MRS DORA LEE DAVIS

June 25, 2014

Mrs. Dora Lee Davis was born February 15, 1931 in Louisville (Jefferson County), Georgia, to the late Elijah and Howard Davis. Her journey of life ended Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Emory University Hospital. She started her Christian journey at New ...

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MR. ROBERT BROWN

June 20, 2014

MR. ROBERT BROWN was born in Columbia, South Carolina on June 25, 1940 and was the first child born to Dewey and Inetha Brown. The family moved to Brooklyn, New York where he grew up and went to school. He joined the military at an early age and se...

MRS. EDYTH BEATRICE MARTIN (PRESSLEY)

June 18, 2014

MRS. EDYTH B. (PRESSLEY) MARTIN was born on April 5, 1935, in Nesmith, South Carolina to Clarence and Julia B. Pressley. She passed from this life on June 12, 2014. Edyth was educated in the Williamsburg, South Carolina School System. After graduati...

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MR. ALVIN SANDERS

June 16, 2014

MR. ALVIN SANDERS, son of Billy Moss and the late Dora Sanders, was born on March 29, 1957 in Aiken, South Carolina. He entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. Mr. Sanders was a member of Old Ma...

MR. GEORGE JEFFERSON, JR.

June 14, 2014

MR. GEORGE JEFFERSON JR., the son of the late George Jefferson, Sr. and Julia Clay Jefferson, was born October 23, 1924 in Edgefield County, South Carolina. He departed this life late Tuesday night, June 10, 2014. He was a member of Young Macedonia ...

SIS. ROSA B. GRIFFIN

June 13, 2014

“The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want.” - Psalm 23:1 MRS. ROSA B. GRIFFIN, the wife of the late Amos Griffin, was born January 17, 1926 to the late Evelyn W. Leach in Augusta, Georgia. She departed this life on June 9, 2014. She attended...

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MR. WALTER SCREEN

June 12, 2014

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted.” - Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 MR. WALTER SCREEN was born in Aiken C...

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MR. CLIFFORD TERRELL

June 12, 2014

MR. CLIFFORD TERRELL was born January 30, 1927 in Avera, Georgia in Jefferson County, to the late Mack and Viola J. Terrell. Mr. Terrell accepted Christ at an early age at Trinity C.M.E. Church. His elementary and high school education was received...

MR. ROY DOUGHERTY WALKER

June 9, 2014

MR. ROY “J.B.” DOUGHERTY WALKER was born April 10, 1931 in Thomson, Georgia to the late Robbie Mae “Lucy” Walker and Olen C. Dougherty. He departed this life and entered into eternal rest on June 3, 2014. At an early age, his family moved to...

MRS. VERMEDA SIMMONS IRVING (SIMMONS)

June 5, 2014

MRS. VERMEDA SIMMONS IRVING, the first child of six children born to Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Lincoln Simmons of Frogmore (Beaufort County), South Carolina. She received her early education from the St. Helenia School System for Colored Children, and g...

MR. ROBERT LEE McKIE, SR.

May 31, 2014

“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things are passed away.” -         Revelation 21:4 MR. ROBERT LEE MCKIE,...

MRS. JACQULYN B. RYAN-WHITE (BUTTS)

May 30, 2014

MRS. JACQULYN B. RYAN-WHITE was the first of three beautiful daughters born to Jack and Melba (Butts) Ryan on January 14, 1942, in Fitzgerald, Georgia. Jacqulyn departed this life after a courageous battle with cancer on May 20, 2014, in Augusta, Geo...

MRS. EMMA TOT HILL (BROWN)

May 30, 2014

MRS. EMMA BROWN HILL “TOT”, was born October 23, 1914 in Edgefield, South Carolina to the late Jacob and Lula Brown. At an early age she was baptized at the Jeter Baptist Church by Reverend Bettis. Emma was married to the late Bennie Holloway, ...

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MR. JAMES R. MARTIN

May 29, 2014

MR. JAMES ROBERT MARTIN, one of five children of John Stuart Martin, Sr. and Helen (Baker) Martin, was born on March 21, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his formal education at Schenley High School in the Pittsburgh Public School System...

MRS. WILLIE LEE TYSON

May 29, 2014

MRS. WILLIE LEE TYSON was born to Thomas and Mary Jane Finch, on April 28, 1929 in Aiken County, South Carolina. She was united in marriage to James A. Tyson on October 26, 1946. Mrs. Tyson was a member of the Union Baptist Church Senior Choi...

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MR. ISAAC C.L. WOOD

May 27, 2014

Mr. Isaac C. L Wood was born on February 7, 1944, to the late Isaac Wood and Elsie Johnson Wood in Richmond, VA. His father passed when Isaac was five years. Isaac was raised by his mother Elsie with help from his Grandfather, Aunts and Uncles in Ame...

MR. WALTER SIMP (GIP) GIBSON, SR.

May 22, 2014

On Monday, May 19, 2014, God’s trumpet sounded, calling Walter “Gip” Simp Gibson, Sr. home to glory. He was born on January 14, 1919 in Waynesboro, Georgia to the late Simp Gibson and Annie Mae Weaver. One brother, Phillip Gibson, also prec...

MRS.MARIE THOMAS STOKES

May 21, 2014

Childhood Mrs. Marie Thomas Stokes was born on June 29, 1940 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Lester Foster in Lyons, Georgia. As an infant, her mother moved to Augusta, Georgia, where Marie spent the remainder of her life. She was converted and baptiz...

MS. GLORIA JEAN HENDERSON

May 21, 2014

A Time To Be Born Gloria Jean Henderson was born in North Augusta, South Carolina to the late Robert and Susie Henderson. A Time To Die She departed this life to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Georgia Regents Medic...

MRS. LUCILLE McCORKLE JOHNSON (McCORKLE)

May 19, 2014

On May 9, 2014 God saw fit to call an angel home. Mrs. Lucille McCorkle Johnson was born June 10, 1910 to the late Hattie Love and Will Forest McCorkle in Columbia County. She was the oldest of eight children. She was married to the late John Willia...

MRS. DIANNE H. WALKER (HARRIS)

May 18, 2014

MRS. DIANNE HARRIS WALKER was born on October 7, 1948 to the late Reverend Archie and Frances Harris in Swainsboro, Georgia. She was reared in Augusta, Georgia, where she was baptized at an early age at Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. She atten...

MRS. DOROTHY JEAN VANWRIGHT (JENKINS)

May 17, 2014

MRS. DOROTHY JEAN VANWRIGHT journeyed to her Godly home on May 8, 2014. Mrs. VanWright was born Dorothy Jean Jenkins on September 29, 1951. She was the offspring of William and Mary Jenkins. Dorothy grew up in Waynesboro, Georgia. Being the only chil...

MRS. DEBORAH MARIE (MRS. DEE) ALEXANDER

May 17, 2014

MRS. DEBORAH “MRS. DEE” MARIE ALEXANDER was born on June 16th, 1960 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia to the late Alice Hamilton and James Dairen. Mrs. Dee, along with her two loving brothers Roderick & Darnell Leathers, received Christ a...

MRS GERALDINE TERRY DARLINGTON (GOODALL)

May 16, 2014

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant; and a time to pluck up that which is planted.” - Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 A Time To Be Born: On January 15, 1945, the b...

MR. OLLIE HARRELL, JR.

May 10, 2014

On Friday, May 2, 2014, MR. OLLIE “HOWARD” HARRELL, JR., departed this life at University Hospital. The son of Mrs. Mable Harrell and the late Ollie Harrell, Sr., was born in Windsor, North Carolina on April 13, 1942. As a young man he moved to ...

MR. JOHN CHARLES WILLIAMS

May 10, 2014

MR. JOHN CHARLES WILLIAMS, son of the late Annie Louise (Williams) Smalls was born March 27, 1936 in Aiken County, South Carolina. He was educated in the Aiken County Public School System. At an early age he gave his life to Christ and joined Galile...

DEA. HORACE JOHNSON

May 10, 2014

MR. HORACE JOHNSON was born on April 11, 1919 to the late Stephen and Sophia White Johnson in Columbia County, Georgia. He was baptized at an early age at Simonia Baptist Church in Appling, Georgia, where he faithfully served as treasurer for forty y...

MRS SHIRLEY P. KEY (PERRY)

May 8, 2014

“To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to ...

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