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Nathaniel Neely

July 1, 2017

Deacon Nathaniel Neely was born on June 11, 1943. He was the seventh child of the late Mr. Clayton Neely, Sr. and Marie Neely. He was born in Jefferson County and raised in Keysville, Georgia. At a young age he joined Saxon Grove Baptist Church of...

Addie L. Martin

July 1, 2017

Addie Lucille Martin, 82, departed this life on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Aiken Regional Medical Center. She was born in Edgefield County on December 24, 1934 to the late George and Fannie Mae (Callaham) Gilchrist. At an early age, she accepted Jes...

Lenard Hightower

July 1, 2017

Mr. Lenard Hightower was born in Aiken County, South Carolina on April 20, 1939. He was the third child of Anderson Hightower, Sr. and Beatrice Hampton Hightower. Lenard attended Jefferson High School. He worked in the textile industry for over fo...

Tremayne Humphrey

June 29, 2017

Mr. Tremayne Lavont Humphrey entered into rest on June 21, 2017 at his residence. Tremayne better know as T’Roy was born March 6, 1979 to Johnnie Mae Humphrey and William Ramsey. Tremayne attended Lucy C. Laney High School in Augusta, Georgia. H...

Juanita Lowe

June 27, 2017

Mrs. Juanita Jasper Lowe entered into rest on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta Georgia. She was born March 22, 1928 in Lincoln County, Georgia to the late Deacon  John and Eula Jasper. At an early age, she united with Bethany...

Racie L. Murray

June 24, 2017

A Time To Be Born... Mr. Racie Lee Murray was born on July 17, 1950 to the late Rubben, Sr. and Mamie Ruth Murray in Lincolnton, Georgia. Racie, affectionately known as “Bug”, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at his reside...

Louise Sanders

June 24, 2017

On August 13, 1940 in Danville, Virginia, God blessed the late Calvin and Mattie Boyd Mutch with an amazing daughter, Louise Sanders. On June 17, 2017, the Lord dispersed His angels and they led our beloved one on home. Louise was preceded in death b...

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Ernest Rolland Sr.

June 21, 2017

Ernest Rolland, Sr. was born November 25, 1930 in Harlem, Georgia to Lindsey and Sadie Rolland. He was one of fifteen children and was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Lewis, Mildred, Adrian and Bessie Rolland, Zella Jones, Marvin Rolli...

Keith L. Kennedy

June 20, 2017

Mr. Keith Lamont Kennedy was born on August 1, 1973 in Augusta, Georgia. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, where he professed his life to Christ at an early age. Keith graduated from the Academy of Richmond County High School in 1991. Aft...

Eugene Washington

June 19, 2017

Time to Be Born SFC (Ret.) Eugene Washington was born January 27, 1941 in Appling, Georgia to the late John C. Washington, Sr. and Louise Washington. He was preceded in death by two siblings, John C. Washington, Jr. and Thomas L. Washington. Ti...

Jethro R McCain

June 17, 2017

Jethro R. McCain, Jr. was the oldest child born to the late Jethro R. McCain, Sr. and Opehlia McKie McCain on November 11, 1942 in the Edgefield County Community. Jethro was called home on Sunday morning, June 4, 2017 at University Hospital. Jethr...

Roberta Benefield

June 16, 2017

Mrs. Roberta Robinson was born October 7, 1934, to Oliver and Alice Robinson in Augusta, Georgia. She fell asleep in death on June 10, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Benefield and five other siblings, Willie James Robinso...

Margaret M. Pugh (Hannah)

June 14, 2017

Our sweet mother, Margaret went to be with the Saviour the afternoon of June 8, 2017 at University Hospital. Although mama’s mobility was challenged in her later years, it was never an obstacle to attend church and enjoy life. Mrs. Margaret Mari...

Sheila Jacobs

June 12, 2017

Shelia was born December 7, 1959 in Augusta, Georgia to Josephine Jacobs Williams and the late Alex Rucker.   She was a graduate of Lucy C. Laney High School in 1978.  Her profession ranged from waitressing, hostessing, catering, among ma...

Louise Jackson

June 10, 2017

On June 4, 2017, God called home, his faithful servant, a cheerful giver and made her another one of his angels of mercy.  Louise Tarver Jackson became that angel. Louise Madelyn Tarver was born, May 10, 1923, the younger of two girls of Gartrell...

Eunice Leverett

June 6, 2017

Ms. Eunice Leverett entered into rest on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at her home in Augusta, Georgia.   She is a native of Jefferson County, Georgia. She was born February 24, 1943 to the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David (Alberta) Scott...

Barbara Walker

May 27, 2017

Barbara Jean Walker was born on October 31, 1940 in Lincolnton, Georgia to the late Anna Mae Hamilton and Reesie Wellmaker.  She entered into eternal rest on May 6, 2017.   Barbara graduated from the McDuffie County Training School in 195...

Laverne Williams

May 27, 2017

On May 24, 2017 Laverne Harris Williams departed this life to remain at the Lord’s side. Her strength, compassion, personality, love and dedication will always be remembered.   Ms. Laverne Harris Williams was born on May 10, 1946 to the ...

Isaiah Miles Sr.

May 24, 2017

Isaiah Miles, Sr. was born on July 9, 1930.  He was the son of the late Jerry Miles and the late Mary Lewis Smart-Miles.   At an early age he was baptized by the late Reverend Robert Mabry and became a member of Old Storm Branch Baptist C...

Viola Madison

May 22, 2017

Mrs. Viola Brightharp Madison peacefully departed this life on Monday, May 15, 2017 at her residence in Trenton, South Carolina.  She was born May 13, 1923 to the late Abraham Brightharp and Sallie Hardely Brightharp in Edgefield County, South Carol...

Curtis Gault

May 20, 2017

Curtis Lee Gault, born May 19, 1939 in Greenville, South Carolina, was the son of the late Jack and Flora Gault.  He departed this life Monday, May 15, 2017 at his home in Warrenville, South Carolina.   He was preceded in death by two bro...

Joseph Wyche

May 19, 2017

Joseph William Wyche, Hephzibah, Georgia, entered into rest on May 13, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Wyche was a retired First Sergeant with twenty-three plus years in the United States Army.   He also was an accountant and a mai...

Frank Adams III

May 12, 2017

Frank Adams, III entered into rest on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  He was born May 22, 1948 to the late Annie Louise Roundtree and Frank Adams, II in Augusta, Georgia.  He was reared by the late George and Lizzie Allen.   Frank was educated i...

Keisha Mercer

May 11, 2017

Mrs. Keisha Lynn Matthews Mercer, affectionately known as “Chi Chi”, was born October 26, 1974 in Washington, DC to Apostle Fred and Evangelist Juanita Matthews. At an early age, Sister Keisha accepted Christ and became a member of St. Matthew...

Elizabeth Brown

May 10, 2017

Elizabeth Dunbar Cook Brown was born April 14, 1935 to Cleveland and Pauline Wright in Estill, South Carolina.  Her family moved to Augusta, Georgia where she met and married Booker T. Dunbar, Jr. Together they moved to New York City where Elizabeth...

Earnest Broadwater

May 7, 2017

Deacon Earnest Broadwater, son of the late John and Katie Mitchem Broadwater, was born June 17, 1939 in Edgefield, South Carolina. After an extended illness, he departed this life on Saturday April 29, 2017.   At an early age, “Nig” as...

Robbie Kelley

May 3, 2017

Mrs. Robbie Lee Blount Kelley was born April 23, 1931 to the late Cleveland Blount and Lillie M. Forth Blount.  She was affectionately known as Mrs. Sister Kelley.   She attended the Boggs Academy School System.   At an early a...

Dandy Davis

April 29, 2017

Dandy “Buster” Davis was born on April 14, 1930 in Barnwell, South Carolina. He was one of fifteen children born to the late Norman and Mary Jane Davis. He departed this life on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Pruitt Health Care Facility.   ...

Julian M. Willliams

April 29, 2017

Julian Marki Williams, beloved son or Markeith (Brenda) Williams and Denise Hudson (Baltimore, Maryland) was born on October 20, 1993 in Baltimore, Maryland.   At an early age he was saved and joined Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry in No...

Georgia Harris

April 27, 2017

Mrs. Georgia Lou Rayford Harris, “LuLu”, was one of the strongest ladies.  For the past nine years, she battled cancer and kept a smile on her face right to the very end.  Georgia was born on February 11, 1958 in McDuffie County, Georgia to the...

David Allen

April 24, 2017

David Frank Allen, Sr. was born August 3, 1953 in Jackson, South Carolina to the late Frank and Hattie Allen.  He departed this life on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at his home in Beech Island, South Carolina.   At the age of twelve, he was ba...

J.C. Coleman

April 20, 2017

Very quietly and peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2017, Almighty God gently closed the eyes of our beloved J.C. Coleman and he entered into eternal rest. He was born on June 11, 1951, in Glascock County, Georgia, the son and grandson of the late M.C...

Ora B Butler (Mckie)

April 18, 2017

Ora Bell Mckie Butler, daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie Mckie, was born on August 2, 1953, in Aiken County, South Carolina. She was the 9th child of fourteen children and very self-reliant. She was baptized at the tender age of 11, at First Pro...

Sylvester "Big Boy" Butler

April 15, 2017

Deacon Sylvester, “Big Boy”, was born December 6, 1940, to the late Willie and Easter Butler in Edgefield County, South Carolina. He was one of thirteen siblings of which six brothers and three sisters preceded him in death. At an early age, h...

Lela M Hunt (Stephens)

April 14, 2017

On Thursday morning, April 6, 2017, God saw the road was getting rough, the hills were hard to climb; She gently closed her loving eyes and whispered, “PEACE BE THINE.” We know she is at rest with our heavenly Father; The Lord took her from all p...

Shanell Merriweather

April 14, 2017

Ms. Shanell Lynette Merriweather, daughter of Randall and the late Blanche H. Merriweather, was born October 13, 1975 in Augusta, Georgia.  She departed her life Saturday, April 8, 2017.   She converted her life to Christ at an early age ...

Esther Bussey

April 13, 2017

Esther Bussey was born December 5, 1928 in Aiken, South Carolina.  She was the daughter of the late Edmond Bussey, Sr. and Viola Bussey.  She departed her life on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Aiken Regional Medical Center.   She attended sc...

Rodney Johnson

April 12, 2017

Rodney “Bakari” Johnson was born October 27, 1977 and departed this life on April 6, 2017.  He was the son of Diane “LaVerne” Mance Justice and Rodney Johnson, and the step-son of Sylvester Justice.  Bakari attended Aiken County Public Scho...

Jennifer Williams

April 9, 2017

Jennifer Williams was born on October 30, 1972 in Aiken, South Carolina to Beatrice F. Williams and the late Johnnie Williams, Sr.  She departed this life on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia.   ...

David Quiller

April 8, 2017

David Quiller, son of the late Alberta Quiller, was born on September 2, 1951 in Augusta, Georgia.  He was raised by the late Adline and John Quiller.   At an early age, he joined Mims Grove Baptist Church.  In later years, he moved his ...

Angela Parker

April 8, 2017

Sarah and Willie James Pace welcomed their daughter, Angela Yvette Parker, into their hearts on September 22, 1965. Born in Ocilla, Georgia, she spent her formative years in Broxton and later graduated from high school in Augusta.   With h...

Carl A. Tanks

April 7, 2017

Mr. Carl Anthony tanks, son of the late Bartie and Minnie Tanks, was born March 18, 1962 in Trenton, South Carolina. On Saturday, April 1, 2017, Carl transitioned to his external resting place at Augusta University Hospital.   Carl, affect...

Robert Roberson

April 1, 2017

Deacon Robert Lee Roberson was born July 9, 1948 in Marks, Mississippi to the late Perkins and Jeff Roberson. One of 13 children born to Mr. & Mrs. Roberson, he received his formal education through Quitman County Schools and graduated from Quitm...

Bryan Carpenter

April 1, 2017

Mr. Bryan Carpenter was born June 22,1971 to Mr. William Carpenter, Jr. and Mrs. Artie Jones Carpenter. He departed this life on March 25, 2017. Bryan was a graduate of the Academy of Richmond County in Augusta, Georgia. He studied at Fort Valley ...

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Benny Ray Kelly

March 30, 2017

Retired Staff Sergeant Benny Ray Kelly was born on December 25, 1954 in Albany, Louisiana. He leaves to cherish his memory: his son, Erin Kelly; stepson, Benjamin Pryor; and grandson, Kingston Pryor......Click here to view obituary...

Willie Fryer

March 27, 2017

Mrs. Willie Mae Jones Fryer, 84, devoted wife of the late Mr. Robert Louis Fryer, entered peacefully into eternal rest on March 19, 2017. She was born on August 23, 1932 as the eldest child of the late Willie Albert Jones and Bertha Mae Crawford Jone...

Benard Thompkins

March 25, 2017

Bernard Tompkins was born May 15, 1944, in Augusta, Georgia, the fifth child of Linzie and Eliza Tompkins, died at his home in Beech Island, South Carolina on March 19, 2017. At the age of three, his parents moved the family to North Augusta, Sout...

Carrie Readdy

March 25, 2017

Mrs. CArrie Bell Foreman Readdy, 96, of Augusta, Georgia, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Azalea Nursing Home (formerly Beverly Manor Nursing Home).   Mrs. Readdy was born in Barnwell, South Carolina but relocated to Beech Island, South ...

Charles Wiggleton

March 22, 2017

Charles was born on June 19, 1942 in McCormick, South Carolina; the youngest child from the union of the late Herbert and Julia Mae Wiggleton. After attending schools in McCormick County and graduating from Mims High School, he moved to Augusta, Geor...

Marlo Hudson

March 20, 2017

Marlo Jamille Hudson was born on February 14, 1976 in Berkeley, California to Juan Denez Booker and Joyce Hudson-Wilson. Marlo confessed Christ at an early age at the 54th Street Church of God in Fairfield, Alabama. Marlo joined the Job Corps i...

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