Obits

MS. CLARA B. GORDON

August 4, 2015

Clara Bussey Gordon was born on May 29, 1934, in Belvedere, South Carolina. She was the sixth child born to the late John and Maggie Bussey. She was educated in the Richmond County Public Schools. She accepted Christ at an early age and... View Pr...

MRS. GENEVA D. JOHNSON

August 2, 2015

Mrs. Geneva Dunn Johnson transitioned July 28, 2015 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. Geneva was born August 31, 1922 in Columbia County. At an early age she accepted the Lord Jesus Christ and became a member of Mt. Enon Baptist Church. She...

MS. JANIS A. WELLS (CARTER)

July 31, 2015

Janis Alexis Carter Wells was born to the late Gordon Carter and Emma Lillian McCain Carter in Brooklyn, New York on July 3, 1956. Janis, sometimes referred to as Lexy or Lexus, was the youngest daughter of Gordon and Lillian and always remained thei...

MS. JOSEPHINE BROOKS (WASHINGTON)

July 27, 2015

To everything there is a season, a time to be born (September 4, 1947), and a time to die (July 22, 2015). So it was with our beloved, Josephine “Jo” Washington Brooks. She was born in Augusta, Georgia to the late Obie Washington, Sr. and the ...

MS. PINKIE S. JACKSON

July 26, 2015

Mrs. Pinkie S. Jackson, 95, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Westwood Extended Care University Healthcare System. She was born in Appling (Columbia County), Georgia to the late Ms. Beulah Stephens and Jack Walton on November 1...

MR. CLIFFORD J. ROBERTS

July 26, 2015

Mr. Clifford J. Roberts was born July 11, 1956 to Albertha Roberts Mozee of Augusta, Georgia and to the late Bose Herrington, Jr. His childhood years were spent in Screven County, where he graduated from Screven County High School. Later he establis...

MS. MAZIE GRAY

July 24, 2015

Mazie Green Gray was born October 7, 1919 to the late Julia Jones and Edward Green Sr. She was born in McBean, Georgia and lived in Augusta, Georgia most of her life. She entered into rest on July 18, 2015, at the Legacy Nursing Home in Atlanta, G...

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MR. EDWARD F. KNIGHT

July 13, 2015

SfC Edward Franklin Knight, was born in Darlington County June 22, 1941. He was the son of the late William Edward Knight and Mattie Ruffin Knight of Hartsville, South Carolina. He departed this life July 7, 2015 at his home. At an early age... Vi...

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MR. WILLIE B. REID

July 8, 2015

MSG Willie B. Reid, Jr., son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Willie E. Reid, Sr., was born in Valdosta, Georgia on June 17, 1942. He entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. He was... View Program...

MS. MARGARET WALKER (JONES)

July 6, 2015

Margaret Jones Walker was born to loving parents, Henry and Janie Jones, on June 1, 1935 in Hephzibah, Georgia. She was the youngest girl of twelve siblings. She often described herself as a... View Program...

MR. BERNARD MORGAN

July 3, 2015

Bernard Morgan was born on March 24, 1934 in Columbia, South Carolina to the late Mary Williams Morgan. Bernard entered into peaceful rest on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. He was... View Program...

MRS. ETHEL R. COOLEY (PERKINS)

July 2, 2015

Mrs. Ethel Ruth Perkins Cooley was born to the late Reverend James Wesley and Ethel Maude Perkins in Washington, Georgia on May 5, 1944. She entered into rest on Friday, June 26, 2015. She joined... View Program...

MR. PATRICK A. GARRETT

July 2, 2015

Patrick Alan Garrett was born in Augusta, Georgia on April 5, 1981 to Alfred C. and the late Virginia Bennon Garrett. Patrick attended Richmond County Schools and graduated from the Academy of Richmond County, where he was a member of the football...

MR. JOE KELSEY

June 29, 2015

Joe Kelsey was born on April 25, 1921 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Sam and Hattie Kelsey. He departed his life on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at his residence. He was a... View Program...

MRS. HATTIE M. STALLINGS

June 27, 2015

Mrs. Hattie Mae Stallings (Gary) was born in Augusta, Georgia on February 21, 1936 to the late Dandy and Annie Mae Gary (Twiggs). Hattie Mae entered into rest on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Trinity Hospital. She joined St. Paul Missionary Baptist C...

MR. HERMAN IVEY JR.

June 27, 2015

Mr. Herman Ivey, Jr. was the oldest son of Mrs. Lucy G. Ivey and the late Mr. Herman Ivey, Sr. born on March 7, 1959 in Augusta, Georgia. On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Herman heard our Father’s voice call: he answered, and entered into eternal rest....

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...

MS. SADIE B. TANKSLEY

June 20, 2015

Sadie B. Tanksley was born January 18, 1946. She was educated in the Columbia County and New York School Systems. She served... View Program  ...

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...

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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...

Nina M. Kendrick

February 28, 2015

Ms. Nina M. Kendrick entered peacefully into eternal life on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Golden Living Nursing Home, Augusta, Georgia.   She was born in Mayfield (Hancock County), Georgia on November 21, 1934, to the late Welbia and Nina Nash...

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,...

Carl Mitchell Sr.

February 11, 2015

Carl Edward Mitchell Sr., of Detroit Michigan, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 6, 2015 at Pruitt Healthcare, Augusta, Georgia.   Mr. Mitchell was born on January 15, 1933 in Memphis, Tennessee to Mr. and Mrs. Edward (Zerline N...

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...

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