Obits

Betty Butler

March 18, 2017

Mrs. Betty Ann Young Butler, daughter of the late Johnny Young, Sr. and Ella Mae Simpkins, was born July 5, 1950 in Edgefield County, South Carolina.  She was preceded in death by a brother Robert Lee Young. On Sunday, March 12, 2017, God called her...

Thomas Scott

March 18, 2017

Thomas Reed Scott, son of Tommie and the late Essie Scott, was born on August 26, 1966 in North Augusta South Carolina.  At an early age he joined Hosannah Baptist Church in Modoc, South Carolina. He graduated from Strom Thurmond High School and w...

Guy Henderson

March 17, 2017

Guy Russell Henderson was born December 7, 1957 to the late Thomas Henderson, Jr. and Marion Fisher Henderson.  On March 12, 2017 he received his wings and peacefully departed this life at his residence.   Guy was an active member of Pine...

Blanche Merriweather

March 14, 2017

Ms. Blanche Hooper Merriweather, daughter of the late Mr. Handy and Lillian Hooper, was born September 2, 1950 in Aiken, South Carolina.  She departed her life Wednesday, March 8, 2017.   She converted her life to  Christ at an early age...

Melvin Lockett

February 4, 2017

Brother Melvin Andre Lockett was born July 2, 1968, in Augusta, Georgia to the late Bernice Mack and the late Henry Lockett.  Melvin departed this life on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Melvin attended the public schools of Richmond County: Glenn Hill...

Marilyn J. Kelly

January 28, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017, Marilyn Joyce Kelly went to be with the Lord with her loving husband by her side. She was born in Midland, Georgia to the late Jefferson Burkes, Sr. and Christine Elizabeth Varnedore on November 12, 1947. She was educated...

James Dunn

January 25, 2017

James H. Dunn, Jr., son of James H. Dunn, Sr. and Willie Mae Dunn, entered into rest Wednesday, January 18, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Augusta and a devoted member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a Trustee, Sunday ...

Mary Leverett

January 21, 2017

Mary Lou Leverett was born July 5, 1922 in Lincolnton, Georgia.  She departed this life on January 14, 2017.   She was a faithful member of Newberry Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the Usher Board, Food Committee, Pastor’s...

Lizia Love

January 17, 2017

Lizia Paris Elam Love was born July 15, 1934 in Lincolnton, Georgia to the late Mattie “Pat” Ramsey Elam and John “Bud” Elam.   At an early age she was converted and baptized at Mulberry C.M.E. Church in Lincolnton, Georgia.  She ...

Roberta Sullivan

January 16, 2017

Roberta Green Sullivan was born on December 19, 1931 in Augusta, Georgia to the late David Green and Mattie Bell Henley Green.  Roberta attended Immaculate Conception School in Augusta, Georgia. Roberta was married to the late Mr. Levi Sullivan a...

Catherine Avery

January 14, 2017

Mrs. Catherine Barber Avery, daughter of the late Milo and Hattie Barber, was born August 17, 1933 in Waynesboro, Georgia.  Her brother, Andrew W. Barber, preceded her in death.   In 1953, she graduated from Lucy C. Laney High School, whi...

Peddy Maradox

January 14, 2017

Peggy Maddox was born January 19, 1951 in Lincolnton, Georgia to the late Roy and Ethel B. Murray at an early age.   She joined the Lower Tabernacle Baptist Church in Lincolnton, Georgia.   Peggy leaves to cherish her memories:...

Catherine Manness

January 7, 2017

Mrs. Catherine Vernitta Mayfield Maness, wife of Reverend Jetson Ronzell Maness, and daughter of Mrs. Dorothy Smith Mayfield and the late Reverend Henry Mayfield, transitioned from this life on Thursday, December 29, 2016.   Catherine Mane...

Veteran

Cythia Story

January 7, 2017

Cynthia Arlene Darby Story, 59, was born January 25, 1957 in Quantico,Virginia to the late Carroll and Ethel Darby.  She was a 1975 graduate of Eli Whitney High School, Brooklyn, New York.   Upon graduation from Syracuse University in 197...

Elizabeth Ware

January 6, 2017

Mrs. Elizabeth Morgan Ware was born May 6, 1920 to the late Willie and Nellie Broadwater Morgan in Edgefield County.  She quietly departed this life on Saturday, December 31, 2016.   At an early age she gave her life to Christ and joined ...

Frank Sams

December 30, 2016

Deacon Frank Sams (Retired VA), 94, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend entered into rest on Sunday, December 25, 2016.   Deacon Frank Sams was born on September 12, 1922 in Jenkins County, Georgia to the late Deacon Ch...

Obia Elam

December 29, 2016

Obia Neal Elam, 63, Augusta, Georgia, passed away peacefully at his home with family on December 23, 2016. He was born on August 27, 1953 in Lincolnton, Georgia to Mr. John and Lois Bohler Elam, Jr.  At an early age he joined Mulberry C.M.E. Church,...

Dolan Hudson

December 28, 2016

“The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want.”  I, Dolan LaMar Hudson, was born on December 25, 1925 in Hephzibah (Richmond County), Georgia.  I was the third child of six children born to the late Beaman and Sarah White Stokes.   “H...

Eddie Dunston

December 23, 2016

Eddie Otha Josh Dunston was born on May 16, 1960 to Mrs. Willa Mae Dunston Harley and the late Eddie Lee Dunston in Louisburg, North Carolina.  On Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 1:30 A.M. God called His faithful servant into eternal rest.   ...

Burnis Coleman

December 17, 2016

Burnis Coleman, Jr. was born to the late Burnis and Louise Oliver-Coleman on October 28, 1937 in Waynesboro, Georgia. He entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 12, 2016 at his residence, Hephzibah, Georgia. Burnis accepted Christ at an earl...

Deborah Sanford

December 4, 2016

A Time To Be Born:  Ms. Deborah Jean Sanford, the daughter of the late Willie and Louise Burnett, and the granddaughter of the late Hollie and Mary Evans, was born October 28, 1955 in Richmond County, Georgia.   A Time To Depart:  She de...

Madelene Bogan

December 3, 2016

Mrs. Madelene Bogan was born March 22, 1939.  She entered into rest on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia.  She was the daughter of the late L.H. and Lucille Scurry.   Madelene was an alumna of Lucy C. Lan...

Angela Williams

December 3, 2016

Angela Fredrika Williams, 47, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Edgefield County Hospital in Edgefield, South Carolina.  She was born December 11, 1968 in Edgefield, South Carolina to the late Emma Jean Cheatham and Joseph Lee...

Bessie Ellison

December 2, 2016

Miss Bessie Mae Ellison was born on October 27, 1921 to the late Annie Bell Ellison and the late Otis Ellison.   At an early age she became a member of True Vine Baptist Church.   After graduation from high school she went on to...

Elizabeth Doyle

November 26, 2016

Elizabeth Gilcrease-Doyle was born on December 25, 1957 in Miami, Florida to Mr. Levi and Mrs. Katherine Gilcrease.   She attended public schools in Miami, Florida, but later came to Augusta, Georgia where she graduated from T.W. Josey Hig...

Marian Jolly

November 26, 2016

Marian Griffin Jolly, 82, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at Camellia Walk Assisted Living Facility after an extended illness.  She was born to the late Marion and Reatha Lee Griffin on June 27, 1934.   Marian attended element...

Sandy Oliphant

November 26, 2016

Sandy Mitchell Oliphant, Sr. entered into rest on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Medical College of Georgia.  He was born on March 6, 1955 in Wrens, Georgia to the late Henry Lee Oliphant and Ruth Mae Fullard.   Sandy received his educa...

Marie Collins

November 23, 2016

Mrs. Marie Jennings Collins, affectionately known as "Bigma", was called from labor to reward on November 20, 2016.   Mrs. Marie Jennings Collins was born January 13, 1922 in Columbia County, Georgia to the late Robert and Annie Tanksley J...

Harold Douse

November 22, 2016

Harold Maurice Douse entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at his residence.  He was born July 29, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Elois Douse.  He was also preceded in death by his sister, Katherine Douse and grandmother, ...

Ella Hatney

November 21, 2016

Miss Ella Mae Hatney was born June 13, 1956 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Ella Beatrice Harper Hatney and the late Eulus Lee Hatney.  Ella was called home to rest on November 11, 2016.   Ella graduated from T.W. Josey High School.  She...

Darlene Holloway

November 19, 2016

Mrs. Darlene Denise (Nesie) Holloway was born on January 31, 1958 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.  She entered into rest on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at The Ridge.   She joined Mt. Canaan Baptist Church at a young age.   Darlene was...

Curtis Ramsey

November 19, 2016

Deacon Curtis Eugene Ramsey, son of the late Reverend C.T. and Mary Peterson Ramsey was born in Augusta, Georgia on April 18, 1934.  He departed this life on November 8, 2016 when he answered his Master’s call.   During his early years,...

Alvera McClattie

November 18, 2016

Miss Alvera McClattie was born September 23, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York to the late  Jesse and Jeanette Washington McClattie.  She entered into rest November 11, 2016.   Alvera was preceded in death by her brothers, Charles Edward McClat...

Mamie Newsome

November 17, 2016

Mamie Angela (Jones) Newsome departed this life on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Agape Hospice House, Columbia, South Carolina.  She was born on December 16, 1941 to the late Willie R. and Daisy Ashley Newsome.   At an early age Mamie ...

Veteran

Robert Moss

November 13, 2016

Staff Sgt. Robert Moss, Jr. was born December 1, 1942. He entered into rest on Friday, November 4, 2016, at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia.   Staff Sgt. Moss was a native of Augusta, Georgia, and a faithful ...

Ethel Turner

November 12, 2016

Mrs. Ethel Mae Trumpler was born on March 8, 1951 in Grovetown, Georgia.  She was born to Mr. Bushy Cummings and Evelyn Smith and the oldest of fourteen siblings. She was preceded in death by: her husband, JJ Trumpler; her parents; four sisters, Pat...

Rosa Roundtree

November 11, 2016

Rosa, affectionately known as "Sue" or "Rose" by family and close friends, was born and raised in Burke County as the fourth child of Johnny and Minnie Drayton.   She eventually met and married her life mate, Mr. Bobby Roundtree.  They ul...

Chris Hunter

November 5, 2016

Curtis Lewis Hunter  was born in Jameson, South Carolina on March 28, 1938 to the late Willie Hamilton and Lucille Jackson Hunter and made his transition into eternal life on October 26. 2016. Curtis received his early education in the Orangeburg...

Victoria Burgess

November 5, 2016

Victoria Johnson Burgess, the third child of the late Helen and Albert Johnson, was born April 29, 1931 in Camden, New Jersey.  She went to meet our Lord and Savior on Friday evening, October 28, 2016 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Geogia.  ...

Maxine Thurmond

November 5, 2016

Mrs. Maxine W. Thurmond, widow of Mr. Earl H. Thurmond, Sr. transitioned on Thursday, October 27, 2016. She is also predeceased by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jackson (Maggie Tyler) Wilson and Godson Otis Q. Copeland, III.   She leaves ...

Alexis Dashiells

November 5, 2016

Alexis Lamont “Lelly” Dashiells was born November 6, 1981 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.  He entered into eternal rest on Thursday, October 27, 2016.   He leaves to cherish his memory:  his mother, Helen Dashiells; step ...

Mary Rollen

November 2, 2016

Another of God's precious daughters received her angel wings as she walked into the Lord's hands in glory on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Our blessing was born to the late Louis and Josephine Rollen on December 23, 1945. This bundle of joy grew up t...

Willie Barksdale

November 2, 2016

Willie Emma Starks Barksdale, “Sister”, the daughter of Pelham and Pecola Starks, was born on February 11, 1938 in Lincolnton, Georgia.   She graduated from Lincolnton Training Center in 1957 where she played basketball, now known as L...

Fred Simkins

October 29, 2016

Mr. Fred Simkins was born on May 11, 1946 to the late James and Willie Mae Morgan Simpkins in Old Ellenton, South Carolina.   He received his education in the Aiken County School System.  He was employed by DMS Services for thirty-five ye...

John Terry

October 26, 2016

John Harold Terry, Jr. was born on December 1, 1962 to the late John Harold Terry, Sr. and Margaret Matthews Terry.  God called him home Thursday morning October 20, 2016.   He received his education in the public school system of Richmon...

Annie Hughes

October 11, 2016

Annie L. Glasker was born July 11, 1922 to the late Reverend Thomas and Inez Jenkins-Glasker in Waynesboro, Georgia where she attended school.  At an early age she was baptized at Forest Hill Baptist Church where she loved the Lord and served faithf...

Doris Murry

October 8, 2016

Doris Murry entered into rest on October 3, 2016 after an extended illness.  She was born in Percy, Mississippi on August 21, 1940, to the late Eddie Jackson and Samaria Jackson. At an early age, she confessed her life to Christ at Little Rock Ba...

David Cook

October 6, 2016

David Cook, son of the late Deacon James R. Cook, Sr. and Louise F. Cook, was born December 28, 1947.  He departed this life Thursday, September 29, 2016 at University Health Care System Westwood Nursing Facility in Augusta, Georgia. At an early ...

Bobby G. Gaiter, II

October 1, 2016

Bobby Gerard Gaiter, Ii, 36, passed away on September 21, 2016. He was born on April 11, 1980, in Granite City, Illinois to Bobby Gerard Gaiter and Pamela Denise Isaacs. He married Carol Gaiter on May 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Georgia after a si...

Sandra Mathis

October 1, 2016

Sandra Mathis, 51, daughter of John E. Mathis and Evelyn Mathis was born February 1, 1965 in Johnston, South Carolina. She departed this life on September 26, 2016. She received her education from the Edgefield County Public Schools, graduating fr...

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