Obits

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...

Veteran

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...

Brenda Harris

December 22, 2017

On Monday, December 11, 2017, God took a stroll through His garden and chose a beautiful flower.   Brenda Durr Harris was born on October 4, 1957, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Mr. Joseph Durr and the late Mrs. Early Mae Rush Walker.  Aft...

Samuella Chiles

December 22, 2017

Mrs.  Samuella Willoughby Chiles was born on January 1, 1917, in Denmark, South Carolina and moved to Augusta, Georgia with her family at an early age.  She entered into rest on December 16, 2017, at her daughter’s home in East Point, Georgia. Mr...

Ralph Blair

December 20, 2017

Mr. Ralph Blair, Sr., was born August 20, 1937, to the late Clarence and Mamie Blair in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He departed this life on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Eisenhower Army Medical Center.   Ralph serviced his country fo...

Marie Adams

December 19, 2017

On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, the Lord extended His welcoming hand and peacefully escorted Sister Marie Gordon Adams into His heavenly home.   Marie was born October 30, 1928, in Edgefield, South Carolina.  She was the daughter of the la...

Dorothy Howard

December 16, 2017

Dorothy C. Howard, one of six children born to the late Roy and Undine Clayton of Sparta, Georgia, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday evening, December 12, 2017 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia... view obituary....

Clarence Kearse, Jr.

December 16, 2017

Clarence Kearse, Jr., known to most as “Bruh” was born on July 24, 1951, to Clarence and Helen Kearse.  He attended the Estill Training School in Estill, South Carolina where he was a well-known football player.  “Bruh” was a versatile play...

Michelle Parham

December 14, 2017

Our dearly departed sister, mother, daughter, and friend, Michelle A. Parham, gained her wings and took flight high above this earthly place on December 10, 2017 at Doctors Hospital of Augusta in Augusta, Georgia. She had recently celebrated her 54th...

Johnnie Spaulding

December 11, 2017

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Thompson Spaulding was born March 25, 1936, to Mr. Richard Thompson and Mrs. Constance Edwards Thompson of Savannah, Georgia.  She was educated in the public schools of Chatham County, graduating from the Alfred E. Beach High School...

Larry Luke Jr.

December 9, 2017

Larry Edward Luke. Jr. was called to eternal rest on December 2, 2017, at University Hospital. He was born on July 30, 1978 in Augusta, Georgia to Larry E. and Linda Hawes Luke, Sr.   At an early age, Larry joined Friendship Baptist Church...

Thomas Jennings Sr.

December 9, 2017

Brother Thomas Jennings, Sr., son of Frank and Mattie L. Mealing-Jennings, was born January 3, 1950, in Edgefield, South Carolina.   At an early age he joined Science Hill Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Rock Hill Society. He a...

Williford Sams

December 9, 2017

A Time to Be Born:   Williford Moss Sams was born on March 7, 1943, in Augusta, Georgia to Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Sams on March 7, 1943, in Augusta, Georgia.  He spent his childhood in Waynesboro, Georgia, where he attended the local schools.  He m...

George Carter

December 9, 2017

George Moses Carter, affectionately known as “Bubba”, quietly passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at the John M. Still Burn Center of Doctors Hospital. He was born in Augusta (Richmond County), Georgia on October 23, 1947, to Bertha M. Ca...

Johnny S. Yeldell

December 8, 2017

Johnny Samuel Yeldell was born November 6, 1928, in Edgefield County. He was the son of George and Annie Weaver Yeldell. He departed this life Monday, December 4, 2017, at his residence. Four sons and two daughters preceded him in death. Johnny wa...

Dennis Wilds SR.

December 7, 2017

On Thursday, November 30, 2017, Dennis Wendell Wilds, Sr. was called from labor to reward.  He was born on February 10, 1928 in Darlington, South Carolina to the late Arthur Wilds, Sr. and Alma Shields Wilds.  He spent his formative years growing u...

Alva Lampkin

December 6, 2017

Alva Tameika Hodges Lampkin was born to Mrs. Cassandria Howard and the late Mr. Charlie Omar Hodges on August 15, 1975 in Aiken, South Carolina. Alva was raised in a God-fearing home where she and her siblings were first introduced to the Lord.  Bec...

Charlie Jenkins

December 5, 2017

Passing over thousands and millions who die in infancy, in youth and in bloom of life, we may say to all who attain the full age or more, that life is a “vapor that appeareth for a little time then vanisheth away.”   The flowers that d...

Nathaniel A. Brown

December 5, 2017

Nathaniel Allen Brown was born in Waycross, Georgia, to Jessie Bates Brown and Sylvester Jackson.  From his early years, Nathaniel was a very intelligent man that had a strong work ethic that was exemplified in everything that he did in life.  From...

Princess Moore

December 5, 2017

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Jesus called Princess Lela Moore home with gladness.   Princess was born in Augusta, Georgia on June 5, 1950, to the late Reverend Charlie and Lula Mae Moore.   She was baptized at an early age at ...

Louis Curry Jr.

December 2, 2017

Deacon Louis “Jake” Curry, Jr., was born on October 15, 1949, to Louis Curry, Sr. and Carrie Bell Curry.  At an early age, he was baptized at Spring Grove Baptist Church, Appling, Georgia, under the leadership of Reverend Sylvester Bing.  He la...

Ricky Kemp

December 2, 2017

Ricky Gary Kemp, 61, born May 2, 1956, in Miami, Florida, was the son of Matthew and Eva Mae Kemp.  He attended Bunche Park Elementary and North Dade for his education.   Ricky was known to many for his diverse characteristics.  After ba...

Freddie McCloud

December 2, 2017

Mr. Freddie Lee Thomas McCloud, affectionately known as “Fred”, entered into rest, Tuesday, November 28, 2017, in the calmness and quietness of his home. Fred was born on July 16, 1941 to Corrine Henderson and William McCloud, Sr. Both parents an...

Tiquayna Jones

December 2, 2017

Tiquanya D.S. Jones, the daughter of Leroy Jenkins and Angela Jones, was born November 9, 1993.  She departed this life on November 16, 2017, at Doctors Hospital.   At an early age, she played the cello.  She graduated from Lucy C. Lane...

Annie Keys (Mays)

November 30, 2017

On November 22, 2017, Annie Lou (Mays) Keys’ season here on earth was complete.  She was born October 14, 1937, in Edgefield, South Carolina, the daughter of the late Willie and Elvira Mays.   She was united in marriage to Charlie Davis...

Ann Brown

November 30, 2017

Ann Ponder Brown, 93, of North Augusta, SC died peacefully on Monday, November 21st in Conyers, GA. She was born May 26, 1924 to the late  Mary Anna Manuel Holmes and the late LL Griffin in Okmulgee, OK and was educated in the public schools there. ...

Charles Ancrum

November 28, 2017

Charles Nathaniel Ancrum was born May 24, 1972 in Bronx, New York to Mr. Charles L. Ancrum and Bernice Hawes Williams.   At an early age, Charles gave his life to Christ.  He was a member of Bibleway Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ and se...

Marian Pierce

November 28, 2017

Marian Patten Pierce was born on April 15, 1937, to Willie Jenkins Patten and Mamie Lue Landrum Patten in Edgefield, South Carolina. She loved and cherished her parentage and her family. Marian accepted Christ as her personal Lord and Savior and w...

Terrance Campbell Jr.

November 27, 2017

Terrance LeVar Campbell, Sr. was born October 11, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Reverends William and Barbara Campbell, Sr.   Terrance graduated from George Washington High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Augusta ...

Hayward Dock Sr.

November 27, 2017

Birth Origin The Reverend Dr. Hayward Dock Sr. was born September 2, 1957 in Burke County, Georgia to Deacon Carlton “CJ” and Mother Pindie Dock.  He was the seventh of eleven siblings.  He started from humble beginnings and was taught at an...

John L Holmes

November 25, 2017

John LaVerte Holmes, better known to his immediate family as “Biggums” and “Big Boy”, was born to John W. Holmes and Martha J. McCain on June 24, 1977 in Augusta, Georgia. He slipped away peacefully, early Sunday morning, November 19, 2017. ...

Michael Roland

November 22, 2017

Michael Gregory (Payne) Roland was born July 7, 1958 in Manhattan, New York to the late Christine R. and George Payne.   He departed this life suddenly on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 11:21 P.M. at East Georgia Regional Hospital in States...

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