Obits

Loran M. Gray

December 20, 2018

MR. LORAN M. GRAY entered into rest on Thursday, December 13, 2018, peacefully at his home after a journey of eighty-nine years on this earth. He was born on November 22, 1929, in Augusta, Georgia to the late Jesse and Jeanie Gray. Along with his sib...

Gladys S. Glover

December 15, 2018

Gladys S. Glover was born to proud parents, John and Laura Wilson, in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was baptized at a young age and was a member of the Historic Springfield Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by: husband, Willie G. Glover; son,...

Annie B. Robinson

December 13, 2018

Annie Louise Bell Robinson of Augusta, Georgia, was born October 17, 1943, in Barnwell County, South Carolina and entered eternal peace on Saturday, December 8, 2018. She was the loving daughter of the late Willie and Flaura Bell. At the age of 12...

Connie Bugg-Burton

December 11, 2018

Connie Buggs-Burton was born on July 25, 1964, to the late George Buggs Sr. and Roberta Buggs of Edgefield, South Carolina. Connie was educated in Edgefield County School System where she graduated from Strom Thurmond High School in 1981. She then...

Horace Edward Bussey

December 11, 2018

Mr. Horace E. Bussey, son of the late David Bussey, Sr. and Sallie Maude Diggs Bussey, was the last of six siblings. He was born on January 21, 1937, in Richmond County, Georgia. He departed this life on December 6, 2018. Mr. Bussey, a native of R...

Martha A. Wright

December 8, 2018

On May 24, 1941, a precious baby girl was born in Blythe, Georgia to the late Mr. and Mrs. John Willie Smith. Sister Martha Ann Wright made her heavenly transition at her home on November 28, 2018. At an early age, she was baptized at Doyle Grove ...

John H. Taylor, Jr.

December 3, 2018

Henry Taylor, the son of Mrs. Effie Taylor and the late Reverend John Henry Taylor, Sr., was called home to his eternal resting place on November 27, 2018. Born February 15, 1954, he was baptized at an early age at Young Macedonia Church, North Au...

Deacon Daniel K. Blocker

December 1, 2018

Deacon Daniel Kenneth Blocker was born on May 21, 1958, in Edgefield, South Carolina. He was called home by the GOD he served on November 21, 2018. Deacon Blocker was the son of Ola M. Blocker and the late Daniel Butler. Deacon Blocker was educate...

James Briscoe, III

November 30, 2018

James Briscoe, III, known as “Jimmy” by family and friends, was born on November 22, 1949, in Augusta, Georgia. Jimmy entered into rest on Monday, November 26, 2018. He was born to the late James Briscoe, II and Rosa M. Briscoe. Jimmy was precede...

Mary Allen Hicks Graham

November 29, 2018

Mary Allen Hicks Graham Psalms 118:24 “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it”. John 14:1 “Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me.” Mary Allen Hicks Graham went to rest on Th...

Myikeek J Harvey

November 27, 2018

Myikeem attended Charles T. Walker Magnet School during his elementary years. He was a graduate of Butler High School Class of 2010. He continued his studies at Augusta Technical College where he majored in computer programming. Myikeem was extremely...

Rosa Lee Sapp-Johnson

November 24, 2018

Rosa Lee Sapp-Johnson was born as a twin to Mamie L. Carter on June 4, 1939, in Pensacola, Florida. Rosa attended Washington High School in Pensacola, Florida. Rosa accepted Jesus Christ at an early age. She loved the Lord and became a faithful membe...

Juanita W. Stallings

November 19, 2018

Juanita W. Stallings was born on March 17, 1935, in Lincolnton County, Georgia to the late John and Rosa Williams. She departed this life on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. In 1992, she retired after thirty-two years of service at University Hospita...

Dorothy Louise Blakes Johnson

November 18, 2018

Dorothy Louise Blakes Johnson fell asleep in death peacefully on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, surrounded by family. Dottie, “Dot!” as her husband called her, was a dearly loved wife, mother, and servant of Jehovah. Her life began in Sussex Co...

Andres Williams

November 16, 2018

Andres “Rambo Cool” Williams was born on May 11, 1999, to Lee Roger Williams and Sherri Dukes. He attended the Richmond County School System, receiving his formal education at Glenn Hills High School. He worked as a welder at Textron, Inc. and...

Ellen W. Clark

November 10, 2018

Nana… what can we say about you? After all, we’ve only known you for a short portion of your long life. We knew you as a woman of great integrity, one who survived the tribulations of being a black woman in the 1930s. You pushed onward, carrying ...

Lizzie L Dunn

November 3, 2018

Mrs. Lizzie “Liz” Mae Burt Dunn was born on September 9, 1940, to the late Willie Burt Sr. and the late Queenie Allen Burt. At an early age, she received Jesus as her Lord and Savior and was baptized at Fountain Grove Baptist Church in Harlem, Ge...

Deacon Charles Sams, III

November 3, 2018

Deacon Charlie Sams, III was born May 17, 1944, in Augusta, Georgia to the late Charlie Sams, Jr. and Rutha Mae Sams. He peacefully transitioned to his eternal resting place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He was also preceded in death by his brother...

Marguerite T. Davis

October 30, 2018

Early on the morning of February 17, 1925, Marguerite Tutt Davis officially enrolled in the school of life. The eldest of five children born to the late Mr. Judson and Frances G. Tutt, Marguerite was affectionately called “Marg” by her family and...

John H Johnson, Jr.

October 26, 2018

John Henry “Johnny” Johnson, Jr., was born on August 16, 1953 to Alberta Dunn Johnson and the late John Henry Johnson, Sr., in Augusta, Georgia. Johnny was baptized at an early age and was an active member of Cumming Grove Baptist Church. John...

Arthur L. Griffin

October 25, 2018

Following an extended illness, Arthur Lee Griffin, faithful Christian, dedicated father, entrepreneur and community servant, entered into eternal rest on October 21, 2018. Arthur was born to the late Willie Lee and Mary Lou (Abney) Griffin on Septemb...

Mildred McDaniel

October 20, 2018

Mildred Marie Thomas McDaniel, daughter of the late Eugene and Marie Thomas, was born November 2, 1939, in Munnerlyn, Georgia. She transitioned to the loving hands of God on October 14, 2018, after struggling with a long illness. Mildred attended ...

Deacon Herman L. Curtis

October 17, 2018

On, September 10, 1938, Mr. Herman Lee Curtis was born to the late Amanda Stapleton and Roy Curtis in Wrens, Georgia. He was a Deacon at Everfaithful Missionary Baptist Church, where he professed Christ as his personal Savior. Herman graduated from ...

Ruthye Dixon Kendrick

October 16, 2018

Mrs. Ruthye Dixon Kendrick entered into eternal peace on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. She was born in Sparta (Hancock County), Georgia on October 11, 1933, to the late Dr. James Henry Dixon, M.D., and Hattie Bryant Dixon. Ruthye received her eleme...

Demestrist P. Bolton

October 13, 2018

Ms. Demestrist P. Bolton was born October 13, 1949, in Augusta, Georgia to the late Theodore Phinizy and Aleane Andrews-Phinizy. She was the oldest of seven brothers and sisters. She was a graduate of Lucy C. Laney High School Class of 1967.  Demes...

Patricia A Simmons

October 12, 2018

Patricia Ann Williams Simmons, 61, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. She was born March 20, 1957, to the late Robert Williams and Katherine Anderson Williams. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Carmen Williams, Alfreda I....

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Randall C. Williams

October 11, 2018

Life Reflections The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters.He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake.Yea, though I walk through...

Richard D Parker

October 11, 2018

Richard Daniel Parker was born June 12, 1953, in Richmond County, Georgia to the late Mr. Thomas Parker and Mrs. Zola Mae Tanzymore Parker. At an early age, he joined Thankful Baptist Church in Blythe, Georgia. He was employed at Castleberry's F...

Barbara Brooks

October 6, 2018

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, Barbara Ann Key Brooks received her wings. Her greatest joys in life were her children, gardening, cooking, and helping anyone who needed her. Barbara was the eldest child of nine born to Mr. Harrison Key, Sr. and Mr...

Willie W Bell

September 29, 2018

Mr. Willie Wymon Bell was born in Warrenton, Georgia on November 13, 1941, to the late Annierea and Willie Bell. He attended Warren County Schools and graduated. He joined New Salem Baptist Church under the pastorate of Reverend Strong. He worked ...

Danny Jordan

September 29, 2018

Danny Jordan was born August 21, 1961, in Augusta, Georgia to Alvin Jordan, Sr. and Alice Jordan. He was the seventh of eight children born to this union. Danny was educated in the Richmond County Public School System. He graduated from Ursula Col...

Claude Broadwater

September 29, 2018

The trumpet sounded and on Monday, September 24, 2018, after a brief illness at University Hospital, our beloved Claude Broadwater, finished his task, answered the call, and left behind a legacy of love. Claude Broadwater was born on August 20, 1944,...

Elnora W. Davis

September 29, 2018

Mrs. Elnora Williams Davis was born on July 31, 1928, to the late Albert and Jessie Williams of Jefferson County. She departed this life on September 22, 2018, at her home on Silverdale Road. Elnora was baptized at a very young age at Pine Hill Ba...

Michael A. Butts

September 29, 2018

Mr. Ellis Arnold Bloomfield, Jr. was born on Sunday, January 15, 1967, to Dorothy Jones and Willie Jones in Richmond County, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Katherine Murray, and mother-in-law, Sarah E. McQueen. Ellis attende...

Ellis A. Bloomfield, Jr.

September 29, 2018

Mr. Ellis Arnold Bloomfield, Jr. was born on Sunday, January 15, 1967, to Dorothy Jones and Willie Jones in Richmond County, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Katherine Murray, and mother-in-law, Sarah E. McQueen. Ellis attende...

Doris A. Howard

September 23, 2018

Doris A. Howard was preceded in death by: parents, John Henry Bland, Jr. and Bertha Bland; sister, Barbara Lewis; brother, John Henry Bland, III. She leaves to cherish her memories:....Obituary......

Ronald M Neil, II

September 22, 2018

Mr. Ronald McKiever Neil II, was born in the year of our Lord 1947, to the late Mr. Arthur H. and Margaret Neil (Brown) in Marion, South Carolina. He was the second of three children. He was known as “Ron”, but affectionately known by friends and...

Gracie F. Rolax

September 22, 2018

Gracie Feaster Rolax was born with love to the late Eula Jones Feaster and Henry Feaster in Manchester, Connecticut on November 23, 1966. She met the love of her life, Charles Rolax in 1988, and their family blossomed after their marriage in April...

Larry A. Fuller

September 22, 2018

Larry Andrew Fuller was born to Andrew Fuller and Parthenia Ward Fuller on October 2, 1949, in Washington, DC. Larry attended a number of public schools and graduated from Eastern High School in the DC area. He attended Federal City where he played c...

Betty A. Daise

September 21, 2018

Betty Ann (Mims) Daise, was born in Edgefield, South Carolina on December 17, 1949, to Hastings Collier and the late Willie Mae (Mims) Simpkins. Ms. Daise departed this life on September 16, 2018, in North Augusta, South Carolina. Ms. Daise was prece...

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Howard A Jones, I

September 17, 2018

Howard Alexander Jones, I, was born on October 6, 1963, in Augusta, GA to the late Louise Briscoe and Allison Jones, Jr. Howard attended the Richmond County School System where he was a proud graduate of Lucy C. Laney High School, Class of ‘82. He ...

Maurice N. Thomas

September 14, 2018

MAURICE NORRIS “Toe Joe” Thomas, was born August 18, 1957, to the late John Moss and Lizzy Barnes. On Saturday night, September 9, 2018, the call was made, the gates were opened, and he entered into his eternal home....Obituary......

Louise W Thurmond

September 11, 2018

Louise White Thurmond was born on June 6, 1928, in McDuffie County to the late Elouise Hart White. She later moved to New York, New York where she lived for over thirty years. In the early 80’s, Louise moved to Augusta, Georgia where she was emp...

Ester M Williams-Thompson

September 10, 2018

Mrs. Ester M. Thompson, 65, was born June 18, 1953, in Augusta, Georgia to the late Luke and Esterean D. Williams. At an early age, she accepted Christ and was baptized at Friendship Baptist Church in South Carolina. In her later years, she joined...

Dorothy B Thomas

September 8, 2018

Mrs. Dorothy Butler Thomas was born on March 21, 1931, in Augusta, Georgia to the late James and Fannie Butler. The Lord opened the gates of heaven and welcomed Dorothy on September 5, 2018. Dorothy was educated in the Richmond County School Syste...

Brenda Rouse

September 8, 2018

BRENDA ROUSE, the daughter of Mack Rouse, Sr. and the late Ovedia Thomas Rouse, was born on March 15, 1966, in Edgefield, South Carolina. She received her education in the Edgefield County Public Schools. She was a member of Republican Grove Bapti...

Pastor Maggie L Williams Jones

September 8, 2018

Mrs. Maggie Lee Williams Jones was born on October 29, 1929, in Augusta, Georgia to parents, Mattie Holman and Robert Williams. She accepted the Lord Jesus Christ into her heart at a young age and began pastoring in her early twenties. She was the...

Annie P Philpot Fulcher

September 8, 2018

Mrs. Annie Pearl Philpot Fulcher was born on June 18, 1960. She departed this life on August 25, 2018. She confessed Jesus Christ as her Lord and Saviour. She attended The Academy of Richmond County High School. She competed in Amara’s Annual Fa...

Eartha P. Johnson

September 4, 2018

Eartha Lee Porter was born in Charleston County, South Carolina to Nancy Porter Shack on October 28, 1936. Eartha joined the St. John Baptist Church at an early age. She attended the county schools there before departing for New York. Eartha lived in...

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Richard C Henry, Jr.

September 1, 2018

SSG Richard Calvin Henry Jr. “CJ” as he was fondly called, was born August 29th, 1989 in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri to the parentage of Mrs. Martha A. Henry Douglas and Mr. Richard C. Henry. He attended and graduated from T.W. Josey Comprehen...

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