Obits

Ricky J Howard, Jr.

August 4, 2018

Ricky James Howard, Jr. was born January 17, 1991, in Augusta, Georgia, to the union of Mr. Ricky James Howard, Sr., and the late Nisha S. Avery. Ricky accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and was baptized at New Hope Worship Center. He se...

Kevin A Hairston

July 27, 2018

Kevin Anthony Hairston, 61, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2018. Kevin was born on March 25, 1957, in Augusta, Georgia. Kevin was a 1976 graduate of Westside High School. Kevin proudly served our nation in the United States Army. He would go on t...

Lela M Jones

July 21, 2018

Mother Lela Mae Jones was born in Glendora, Mississippi, to Mr. and Mrs. Eddie and Lela Davis. She was the seventh child out of sixteen. Raised on a farm, she learned hard work and a wealth of knowledgeable trades. Mother Lela Mae Jones was baptiz...

LaShanda J Mendes

July 21, 2018

LASHANDA JONES MENDES, 40, earned her wings on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. She was born on June 23, 1978, to Clinton Jones and Annie Rogers and was the oldest of seven children. She was a member of Woodlawn C.M.E. Church of Harlem, Georgia. She was ...

LaTonia D Walker

July 21, 2018

“You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.” - Isaiah 55:12 Mrs. LaTonia Denise Huff Walker was born on November 21, 1970, in...

Beverly P Dixon

July 14, 2018

BEVERLY PONDER DIXON was born on January 6, 1959 in Augusta, Georgia. She was the second child of four children. At an early age, she accepted Christ and was reared in Greater Wards Chapel A.M.E. Church and continued her fellowship. She sustained her...

Jacobe E. Jones

July 14, 2018

Jacobe E. Jones made his appearance into this world on October 10, 1995. He was born to Edrick Jones and Shannon Blaylock at University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. Growing up, Shannon kept Jacobe involved in different sports. It was early on when Sha...

Fannie M. Knight

July 7, 2018

Remembering Our Mother To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven -Ecclesiastes 3:1 Our dear beloved mother, was born on Saturday, June 28, 1930 to the late Fannie Mae Harris and Johnnie Clifton Mealing, Sr....

William E. Chapman

July 7, 2018

Mr. William Eric Chapman, was born August 24, 1967, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. His parents are Willie R. Chapman and Dr. Marion E. Chapman. He attended West View Elementary School, Ooltewah Midde School, McCallie School and Oolte...

Annie N. Johnson

July 2, 2018

Annie (Ann) Nealous Johnson, loving wife of Ellis M. Johnson for 49 years, and youngest child of the late Ryle and Rebecca Luke Nealous exchanged time for eternity on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, ascending to her everlasting resting place. Born in Columbi...

Ora M. Jackson

June 23, 2018

Mrs. Ora Mae Jackson entered into rest on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Seasons Hospice in Cumming, Georgia. She was born to the late Hattie Mae and Joseph Raiford on June 14, 1933. Ora was one of seven siblings, of which four preceded her in death. At a...

Thomas E. Anderson

June 22, 2018

Tommy’s journey began on July 9, 1953, in Washington, DC. His parents, Alfonso and Essie Anderson, were delighted to welcome their first son to their growing family which at that time included sisters, Alfa and Cynthia. Two years later, Lawrence wa...

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Silas Washington

June 21, 2018

Sergeant first class Silas Washington, 74, peacefully passed in his home, June 16, 2018. SFC Washington was a loving, humble man who enjoyed spending his time engaging with his family and the Bible. He was a man of faith that knew just the right thin...

Tony McGown

June 20, 2018

On June 13, 2018, the Lord called home one of his special angels, Tony John McGowan. He was born June 8, 1991, in Capitol Heights, Maryland to Cassandra McGowan. He was educated in the Richmond County School System, graduating from the Academy of ...

Otis Walker, Jr.

June 18, 2018

Otis Walker, Jr. was born to the late Carrie Bell and Otis Walker Sr., on July 21, 1945, in Augusta, Georgia. He was called home to the Lord on June 13, 2018. Otis devoted his life to Christ at an early age. He was a member of Good Samaritan Missiona...

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Marvin Culberson

June 16, 2018

Marvin Edward “Ed” Culberson was born in Preston (Kemper County), Mississippi, on February 27, 1941, the 6th of 6 children, to Laura Reed Culberson and Marvin “Pop” Culberson. Shortly after Edward’s birth, his mother transitioned. Edward wa...

Agnes Hughes

June 16, 2018

Agnes Hughes was born on February 18, 1919, in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Carmelita Carrington and Alfred Hughes. She came to New York City when she was eighteen years old. She was married to the late Cyril Francis, and to this union, two chi...

Walter E. Clayton

June 15, 2018

Reverend Dr. Walter Edward Clayton (also known as Walt, Deek, and Peter) was born, reared and educated in Bankhead, Alabama. He was the oldest son of Walter Lee and Mary Ellen Clayton. After graduating from high school, he relocated to Pontiac, Michi...

Barry L. Mackie

June 14, 2018

Barry Leon Mackie was born December 12, 1960, to Dorothy Mackie and the late Edward Mackie in Augusta, Georgia. Barry accepted Christ at a young age and was baptized at North Augusta Baptist Church. Barry was educated in the Richmond County School...

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Janet O. Lundy

June 12, 2018

Mrs. Janet Octavia Lundy entered into rest June 6, 2018, at the age of fifty-five. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Annie Mae Jackson. Janet graduated from Westside High School and later joined the United States Army as a Mater...

Dorothy L. Lampkin

June 11, 2018

Dorothy Lawson Lampkin, born to John, Sr. and Sadie Willis Lawson, was affectionately called “Pudding”. She was married to Eugene Lampkin for forty-two years. She completed her education in the Richmond County School System, graduating from Lu...

Elizabeth Johnson

June 9, 2018

On Saturday, June 2, 2018, Elizabeth Johnson made her transition to her heavenly home with the Lord. Mrs. Johnson was born April 14, 1933. She grew up in Glennville, Georgia. She was educated in the Tattnall County (Glennville, Georgia) School Sys...

Algie M. Hewitt

June 9, 2018

Algie M. Hewitt entered into rest on, May 27, 2018, at University Hospital. Algie was born on January 8, 1944, to the late Martha Whitfield Sexton and Eddie Taylor. Algie M. Hewitt was one of four children. She was preceded in death by her sisters...

Malcolm J. Colbert

June 9, 2018

Malcolm Jamal Colbert was born March 10, 1990, to Earnestine Drayton and Hosea Colbert in Augusta, Georgia. He was raised in Albany, Georgia. Malcolm was called home May 30, 2018. He attended Monroe High School and later transferred to Daugherty H...

Tracy E. Williams, Jr.

June 9, 2018

Tracy Evans Williams, Jr. was born to Tracy Evans Williams, Sr. and Mamie D. Williams in Augusta, Georgia on February 16, 1932. He entered into rest on June 3, 2018. Tracy grew up in Augusta on Milledgeville Road with his sisters, Katherine, Mamie...

Brice B. Courtney

June 8, 2018

On June 1, 2018, an angel from heaven touched Brice Benjamin Courtney and called him home to rest in the loving arms of our Heavenly Father. He was born July 4, 1989, to Fred and Renee Courtney. At the age of ten while living with his grandparents...

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Samuel Johnson, Jr.

June 8, 2018

Samuel Johnson, Jr., “Buster”, was born on August 21, 1936, to the late Mattie Tubbs Johnson and the late Sam Johnson in Marion, Alabama. Buster confessed Christ at an early age and became a member of Sixth Avenue Beulah Baptist Church, under ...

Charlie R. McCain

June 8, 2018

Charlie Robert “C.R.” McCain made a peaceful transition from this life to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at his home. He was born June 23, 1933, to the late Samuel McCain and Ola Mae Clark McCain in Edgefield County, South Carolina. ...

Alice White

June 8, 2018

Mrs. Alice Elmina Davis white was born to the late Albert C. and Daisy L. Davis, on February 11, 1948, in Brooklyn, New York. At an early age, she accepted Christ and was baptized at Bethany Baptist Church, Brooklyn, New York. In 1989, she relo...

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William Cohen, Sr.

June 6, 2018

William “Corey” Cohen, Sr. was born March 5, 1969, in Brewton, Alabama. He was the only child of Pollie Rosemore and William Henry Cohen. Corey accepted Christ at an early age at Second Siloam Baptist Church. Having moved from Brewton, Alabama...

Matilda Jones

June 6, 2018

Matilda Jones, the ninth of fourteen children, was born to the late Willie Jones, Sr. and Miamie O. McKie Jones, on August 8, 1927, in Edgefield County, South Carolina. She departed this life on May 31, 2018, at her residence in North Augusta, South ...

Alisa D. Mills

June 6, 2018

Alisa Darlene Mills was born April 4, 1962, to Walter and Delores Mills in Augusta, Georgia and departed this life on May 29, 2018. She was educated in the Richmond County School System and graduated from Glenn Hills High School. Alisa was employe...

Laura S. Simpkins

June 5, 2018

Mrs. Laura Smith Simpkins was born February 7, 1953, in Edgefield, South Carolina to the late Mr. Henry and Lillian Smith, Sr. She was called home on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at her residence. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church where she ...

Lula A. Best

June 2, 2018

Mrs. Lula Adams Best, also known as “Mama Lula” to her grandchildren, was born on June 23, 1946, in Augusta, Georgia to the late Carrie Simpkins Adams and the late Joseph Adams. She departed this life on May 28, 2018. Mrs. Lula was raised in E...

Nisha S. Avery

June 1, 2018

Nisha S. Avery was born November 5, 1968, in Augusta, Georgia to the union of the late Joe N. Avery and Mrs. Clara Lewis Avery. One sister, Joyce Walton, preceded her in death. At an early age, Nisha accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior an...

Carl D. Edwards

May 31, 2018

Carl Daniel Edwards was the son of the late Fannie G. Edwards and the late Reverend Clinton Edwards, Sr. He was born in Augusta, Georgia on September 21, 1959. He was also predeceased by his oldest sister, Catherine D. Edwards. He accepted Jesus C...

Robert E. Taylor

May 21, 2018

Robert Earl “Bear” Taylor was born in Augusta, Georgia on September 22, 1944, to the late Ida Taylor and the late Arnold Taylor, Sr. Robert departed this world on May 8, 2018, following a lengthy illness. Robert was baptized at an early age at...

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George S. Grant

May 17, 2018

George S. Grant, 83, entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Doctors Hospital with his daughter at his bedside. He was the husband of sixty years to Geneva Rolland Grant. The son of the late George and Olivia Grant, he was born and raise...

Fannie B. Strickland

April 18, 2018

A busy life came to a close for Ms. Fannie Bland Strickland at her residence on Sunday, April 22, 2018. A devoted mother and servant of God is now resting in her heavenly home. Ms. Strickland was born on July 29, 1947, in Augusta, Georgia to the l...

Eunice Webb

January 2, 2018

Eunice Mae Webb entered into eternal peace on December 26, 2017, at her home after a brief illness.  She was born in Butler, Georgia (Taylor County) on June 4, 1923, to the late Charlie West Edwards and Florence Riley Edwards.  Eunice was the secon...

Monica Chisolm

January 2, 2018

Monica Edwina Chisolm was a faithful servant and loving mother. She was called to rest on December 25, 2017, on Christmas night .Monica was born December 25, 1983, to the late Johnny Chisolm and Pamela Ryan in Augusta, Georgia. Monica loved to dance...

Sara Waldo

December 30, 2017

Sara M. Waldo was born in Edgefield, South Carolina on May 1, 1933, to the late Gus “Buster” and Hattie Waldo.  She departed this life on December 26, 2017, after a brief illness. At an early age, Sara joined Simmon Ridge Missionary Baptist ...

Olajuwon Akeem

December 30, 2017

Olajuwon Akeem Martin,  known to so many as “Bam” entered into rest on December 21, 2017.   Olajuwon was born March 7, 1987 to Annie Ruth Martin and Eddie Lee Freeman. Olajuwon Akeem Martin graduated from Glenn Hills High School in Augusta, Ge...

Susie Rapp

December 26, 2017

Mrs. Susie M. Rapp was born to the late James and Zee Patterson December 6, 1927 in Greenwood, South Carolina. She attended public school in Greenwood, South Carolina during her childhood years. She worked at Fuji, where she developed a strong work e...

Edna Wright

December 23, 2017

Edna Wright was born March 24, 1929 in Augusta, Georgia (Richmond County) . She was united in holy matrimony to the late Edward Wright.   She received Jesus Christ as her Savior and was baptized in 1968 by Reverend F. H. Hart at Mount Calv...

Lucille Wilson

December 23, 2017

Mrs. Lucille McMichael Wilson was born on June 22, 1922, in Orangeburg County, South Carolina to the late Bailey and Sally Pugh McMichael.  She peacefully transitioned to her eternal resting place on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at Pruitt Health Nurs...

Marcus Beard

December 23, 2017

Marcus Carnell Beard, the son of Carnell and Maria (Smith) Beard, was born on April 13, 1981.  On December 17, 2017, he entered into eternal rest. He received his education from Augusta Christian, Southgate, and T. W. Josey High School.  Marcus ...

Willie Mae "Will" Reid Harris

December 23, 2017

Mrs. Willie Mae “Will” Reid Harris was born on February 26, 1945, in Columbia County, Georgia to the late John Henry Reid and the late Gladys Reid.  Willie Mae’s two brothers, James Reid and William Reid, went to be with the Lord years prior. ...

Sandra Burley

December 22, 2017

Sandra Yvonne Middleton Burley, affectionately known as Eve, was born on July 20, 1955, in Augusta, Georgia to the late Deacon Jack Middleton, Sr. and the late Louise Ramsey Middleton. She departed this life on Friday, December 15, 2017, at Augusta M...

Victoria Howard

December 22, 2017

Victoria (Vicki) Venee’ Howard entered into eternal rest on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at home.  She was born on a cold Sunday morning about 4:46 a.m. to the late Robert E. and Evelyn Jones Stevens at University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsyl...

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