Obits

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...

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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...

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 ...

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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...

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