Obits

Charles Bland

March 12, 2016

Mr. Charles L. Bland entered into rest on Monday, March 7, 2016 at his residence, surrounded by family.   He was born on May 17, 1945 in Augusta, Georgia to the Late Fannie B. Bland and David Bland, Sr. At an early age, Charles confessed J...

Herman Fort

March 12, 2016

Mr. Herman Floyd Fort was born in Washington County, Davisboro, Georgia on March 5, 1933 to parents the late Idella Tillman Fort and the late Thomas Fort. He had three siblings who all preceded him in death.   His father understood the imp...

Joseph Walden

March 5, 2016

Joseph L. Walden was born on November 28, 1938 to Luscious and Cora Walden.   Brother Walden dedicated  his life as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in October 13 1974. He was a loving and devoted husband and father. He served a an elder who ...

Jack VanEllison Jr.

March 2, 2016

Jack “Van” VanEllison, Jr., 85, earned his angel wings on February 28, 2016. He was born on November 18, 1930 in Savannah, Georgia to the late Jack and Sarah Marie Crosby VanEllison.  He was the oldest of three children born to this union. As a ...

Deacon Oscar Kemp

March 1, 2016

Oscar Lee Kemp heard the voice on February 24, 2016 and answered peacefully and quietly, without hesitation or fear, at the University Hospital Emergency Room in Augusta Georgia.   He was born on April 14, 1930, to Oscar and Georgie Lee Mo...

Lee Lofton

February 29, 2016

Mr. Lee Lofton was born November 17, 1925 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Tyler and Leona Lofton in Augusta, Georgia.  He entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Administration Medical Center, Uptown Divisi...

Ray Warren

February 23, 2016

Death came quietly on Friday, February 12, 2016, when God Almighty in His wise providence called from labor here on earth to an everlasting home the soul, of Ray Anthony Warren.   There are three steps to Heaven: out of self, into Christ a...

Susie Glover

February 21, 2016

Mrs. Susie Mae Williams Glover, daughter of the late Joe Williams and Jennie Wingfield Williams, was born March 8, 1923 in Edgefield, South Carolina. She departed this life on February 16, 2016.   At an early age, she was baptized at Jeter...

Liza Oliphant

February 19, 2016

Mary Liza “Lucy” Curry Oliphant was born on June 25, 1930, to the late Harrison and Mattie Bell Curry in Trenton, South Carolina. She departed this life on Thursday, February 11, 2016 in Washington, DC.   She received her early educati...

Henry Price

February 18, 2016

We have come together today to honor the life of Mr. Henry L. Price (husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend), who once lived as we now live, but now, he entered into eternal rest.   Mr. Henry L. Price was born to the la...

Magnolia Donahue

February 17, 2016

Mrs. Magnolia Wilson Donahue was born to the late Mr. James and Ella Wilson in Augusta, Georgia on November 9, 1917.   She attended public schools in Richmond County and graduated from the Haines Institute.  She graduated from Paine Colle...

Bessie Rouse

February 16, 2016

Bessie M. Rouse was born August 17, 1925 in Lincolnton, Georgia to the late Ella Martin and Gus Martin. Bessie’s life journey ended on Thursday afternoon on February 11, 2016. She was member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church where she sang on the seni...

Cluese Tanksley Jr.

February 13, 2016

Cluese “Jr.” Tanksley was born March 19, 1948, to the late Cluese and Carrie McCladdie Tanksley.  He departed this life on Sunday, February 7, 2016.   A life long resident of Appling, Georgia, Cluese accepted Christ at an early age, j...

Roosevelt Whitlock Sr.

February 6, 2016

Mr. Roosevelt Whitlock, Sr. was born March 14, 1937 to the late Carrie Bell Smith-Whitlock and King David Whitlock, in Edgefield County, South Carolina. On January 31, 2016, God called him home.   At an early age he accepted the Lord as hi...

Sharon Morrow

February 6, 2016

Sharon Jeanette Thornton Morrow, of Grovetown, Georgia departed this life Monday, January 25, 2016, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia after an extended illness.   Sharon was born August 29, 1971 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to the late...

Morizella Edwards

February 6, 2016

Mrs. Morizella Scott Edwards was born to Mrs. Wilhelmina Scott and the late Matthew Scott, Sr. on June 26, 1953. At an early age, Morizella accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church in Augusta, Georg...

Alvin Larke SR.

February 5, 2016

Mr. Alvin Larke, Sr., 93, widower of Staretha Larke, of 189 Broome Lane, quietly and peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 1, 2016 at NHC, North Augusta, South Carolina.  He was born on May 3, 1922 in Kathwood Community, Jacks...

Eunice Smith

February 4, 2016

Mrs. Eunice Jane Nash Smith, was born on December 4, 1932 to Mary Gonder and Joseph Nash. On Monday, January 25, 2016, after a short illness, the angels of the Lord were dispatched to her bedside at University Hospital.   She was raised in...

Mary Middleton

January 31, 2016

Mary Teresa Louise Middleton, affectionately known as “Miss Tea”, was born on January 3, 1963 in Richmond County, Georgia to the late Deacon Jack Middleton, Sr. and the late Louise Ramsey Middleton.   On Monday, January 25, 2016, Teres...

Ronnie Holmes

January 30, 2016

Ronnie Holmes entered into rest on Monday, January 25, 2016. He was born on June 29, 1961 in Edgefield, South Carolina to Janie M. Holmes and the late Robert L. Holmes, Sr.   He was a graduate of Strom Thurmond High School Class of 1980. H...

Sarah Brown

January 30, 2016

Mrs. Sarah Little Brown was born in Jefferson County, Georgia on February, 17, 1927, to the late Thomas Little, Sr. and the late Carrie Walker Little.  At an early age she joined Lofton A.M.E. Church in Wrens, Georgia.  She was a faithful and dedic...

Matthew Robinson

January 30, 2016

Mr. Matthew Robinson was born on March 11, 1941 in Edgefield, South Carolina to the late Andrew and Janie S. Williams Robinson.   At an early age, he joined Cedar Grove Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and President of the Senior...

Jesse Mayes

January 26, 2016

Jesse Mayes was born in Phoenix City, Alabama on November 16, 1924 to Bessie and George Mayes.  Jesse served in the United States Army and was also a long time dedicated employee at U.S. Reduction Steel Mill in East Chicago, where he later retired....

Idella Wilder

January 23, 2016

Mrs. Idella Robinson Wilder departed this life on January 16, 2016, after an extensive battle with cancer.  She was born on January 15, 1939 in Edgefield, SC to Andrew and Janie Robinson.  She later moved to Fayetteville, NC and remained a resident...

Annie Geter

January 21, 2016

Mrs. Annie “Annette” Geter, 73, of 64 Royal Place, North Augusta, South Carolina, entered into rest January 15, 2016 at University Hospital. Born in Denmark, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Ardine and Lola Harley. She attended...

Marion Demons Sr.

January 19, 2016

Deacon Marion B. Demons, Sr., son of the late Mr. John H. Demons and the late Mrs. Sherry Demons, was born in Aiken County, South Carolina on July 29, 1951.  He entered into rest Thursday, January 14, 2016 at GRU, Augusta, Georgia.   He a...

Robert Evans

January 13, 2016

Robert Lee Evans was born April 1, 1938 in Waynesboro, Burke County, Georgia to the late Robert Evans and Hettie Holmes Sullivan. Lee transitioned from this life to Glory on Thursday, January 7, 2016.   At an early age, Robert Lee accepted...

Dorothy Golatt

January 12, 2016

On January 5, 2016, the death angel visited and took  home for eternal rest a sister and an aunt, Ms. Dorothy Mae Golatt.   She was born on August 16, 1935 to the late Alberta  Barnes and Johnny Golatt.  She was preceded in death by her...

Marguerite Robbins

January 11, 2016

Marguerite Robbins was born June 2, 1937 in Columbia County, Georgia to the late Durel and Emma Winfrey.  On January 7, 2016, the Lord called her home to be one of his heavenly angels.  She was known as the “Neighborhood Watch Mom.”   ...

Corey Jones

January 9, 2016

Corey L. Jones was born on May 29, 1994 to Tina Johnson Jones and the late Andrew Jones in Augusta, Georgia.   At an early age he was baptized at Victory Baptist Church.   Corey graduated from North Augusta High School in May 20...

Isiah Merriweather

January 7, 2016

Mr. Isiah “Brother” Merriweather, a native of Aiken County, was born to the late James Merriweather, Sr. and the late Emma Strum Merriweather, on August 29, 1927. Mr. Merriweather entered into rest at his residence, 255 Merriweather Drive, Bath, ...

Askia Screen

January 4, 2016

Askia Jamal Screen was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 16, 1977 to Harold and Karen Screen.   Askia departed this life on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. He loved dogs and farm life. He worked on race cars and classic cars with his da...

Hubert Anderson

January 3, 2016

Hubert Marcellus Anderson was born to Joseph and Cleo Mosley Anderson on July 8, 1928 on Bettis Academy Road in Trenton, South Carolina. He attended Bettis Academy Elementary through high school.  He joined Mt. Canaan Baptist Church at an early age....

Rosa Brown

January 2, 2016

As I sit in Heaven and watch you every day I try to let you know with signs that I never went away!   Ms. Rosa Lee Boseman Brown, daughter of the late Deacon Frank, Sr. and the late Julia Broadwater Boseman was born on December 5, 1945.  ...

Rosa Stakes

December 31, 2015

Rosa Lee Elam Stokes was the sixth child of nine offspring born to the late Mattie “Pat” Ramsey Elam and John “Bud” Elam in 1928 in Lincolnton, Georgia.   She received her early educational background in the Lincoln County School S...

Caprice Jones

December 19, 2015

Mr. Caprice Jones, JR. was born on January 11, 1973 in Aiken, South Carolina to Hattie Mae Corley and David Corley. Caprice earned his wings on December 11, 2015. He was born and raised in Aiken, South Carolina where he attended school at South A...

Vernon Danforth

December 16, 2015

Vernon Danforth, “Bubba,” as he was affectionately known to his family and friends was born in Augusta, Georgia to the late Sam and Ethel Green Danforth.  He was raised in Augusta, Georgia and at an early age he accepted Christ as his personal S...

Minnie Smith

December 15, 2015

Mrs. Minnie Lee Harvis Smith was born to Ulysses and Ula Cora Smith on October 7, 1935 in Troy, Alabama.   She was united in marriage to Bishop Lawrence Smith on April 23, 1966.   Mrs. Smith was a member of Free Indeed Holiness ...

Juanita Mitchell

December 12, 2015

Juanita Estelle “Minnie” Mitchell was born February 15, 1943 in Red Bank, New Jersey to the late Susie Seward and James Robinson.   At a young age she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior, at Pilgrim Baptist Church.     ...

Arthur Abraham

December 12, 2015

Deacon Arthur Abraham, Sr. was born on January 25, 1920 to Lewis, Sr. and Julia Bussey Abraham in Edgefield County.  He was educated in the Edgefield County school system.   At an early age he gave his life to Christ and was baptized by R...

Olena Taylor

December 7, 2015

On the morning of December 2, 2015 Olena J. Taylor went home to be with the Lord.  She was born on August 28, 1920 to the late Fate and Zellena Jennings in Parksville, South Carolina.   In her early years she was married to the late Eugen...

Eunice Wilson

November 21, 2015

Mrs. Eunice Winfield Wilson was born January 26, 1923 in Lincolnton, Georgia to parents, the late John and Ella Bentley Winfield.   She entered into rest on November 13, 2015 at the age of 92.   Eunice attended school in Lincolnton, Geor...

Tasha Laudat

November 15, 2015

Tasha Lee Laudat was born in the early morning on Sunday, September 30, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, to Josh and Eunice Lee.  She departed this earthly life in the early morning on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.  To her parents, Tasha was special and s...

Willie Upshaw

November 14, 2015

Mr. Willie Upshaw was born March 21, 1955 to the late James and Juanita Upshaw. He was the fourth of seven children. He was born in a devout Christian home and attended Gethesemane Baptist Church at an early age. He was.... View Program  ...

Nathaniel Bernard Smith

November 14, 2015

Nathaniel Bernard “Cowboy Smitty,” was born August 7, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia.  His elementary and secondary education was completed in the Norfolk Public School System. Nathaniel joined the... View Program...

Johnny Walker

November 7, 2015

Mr. Johnny Walker passed from this life the morning of November 3, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. He was born on November 4, 1943 in Waynesboro, Georgia, to the late Willie (Bounce) Walker and Rosa Walker. He was a member of McElmurray Spring Branch Bapti...

Carl LeValle Jr.

November 7, 2015

Carl Hubert LeValle, Jr. was born on December 31, 1959, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to the late Carl Sr. and the late Nellie McCrae LeValle. After the death of his mother, Carl was adopted by his grandfather, the late Colonel LeValle Sr. and  grandm...

Thomas Perry Jr.

November 7, 2015

Dr. Thomas James Perry, Jr.., the eldest son of the late Freddie Mae Ivey Vick and the late Thomas J. Perry, Sr., passed away peacefully at GRU Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, November 1, 2015. He was the grandson (reared as a son) of ...

James Haly

November 5, 2015

James Towel Haly (J.T.) was born on June 8, 1993 to Monique Haly and James Bennett in Columbia County, Georgia. He departed this life on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Georgia Regent’s Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia.   James Towel Haly a...

Julia Gonsavles

October 28, 2015

Mrs. Julia M. Gantt Gonsalves was born in Jackson, South Carolina on May 3rd to the late Evans Gantt and Nicey Lee Perry Gantt.  She was an only child.   Ms. Julia (as she was affectionately known by her neighbors) relocated to Jamaica, N...

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