Obits

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...

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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 ...

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...

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