December 30, 2004 Issue

Hubert Marie Lucky
Mrs. Hubert Marie Lucky, 69, of Beaufort, SC, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004.

Mrs. Lucky, a native of Burke County, was the daughter of Rosa Mae Stapleton Brown and Hubert Brown. She received her education in the public schools of Burke County and received her ARN degree from Dixie Hospital in Hampton, Va. She worked as a nurse for the Veterans Administration for 23 years before retiring. She worked at the VA Hospitals in Augusta, Cincinnati, Oh., and Lexington, Ky.

The funeral is Dec. 30 at noon at Grace Chapel AME Church, Beaufort. Burial will be in Beaufort Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include her husband, John Lucky; one daughter, Lauana Michelle Lucky, Jacksonville, Fla.; two sons, Micah Lucky and Marcus Lucky, Beaufort; one brother, Terry Brown, Hephzibah; four sisters, Rosalyn Fuller, Cincinnati, Oh., Lillian Blaylock, Augusta, Evelyn Lewis, Virginia Beach, Va., and Herline Brown, New York, NY; grandchildren and other relatives.

Marshel's Wright-Donaldson Home For Funerals is in charge of the arrangements.

James P. "J.P." Mumford III
Mr. James P. "J.P." Mumford III, 16, of Jackson, SC, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004.

Mr. Mumford was a life-long resident of Jackson and a member of the First Christian Church of Jackson. He was an 11th grade student at Silver Bluff High School. He was the grandson of the late James P. Mumford Sr.

The funeral was Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church of Jackson with the Rev. Michael Riddle officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include his parents, Jim and Rhonda Beard Mumford, Jackson; a brother, Nolan Hardy Mumford, Jackson; paternal grandmother, Caroline Mumford, North Augusta; maternal grandparents, Clemmons and Jean Beard, Jackson; paternal great-grandmother, Cathryn Mitchell, Chester, S.C.; maternal great-grandmothers, Hattie Stewart, Beech Island and Myrtle Beard, Jackson.

Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home, North Augusta, was in charge of the arrangements.

Irene Prescott
Mrs. Irene Prescott, 83, of Keysville died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at Doctor's Hospital.

Mrs. Prescott was a native of Jefferson County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband Mr. Edward Prescott Sr.

The funeral was Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jim Emery and George Collison officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include five sons, George (Norma) Prescott, Stapleton; Edward (Carol) Prescott Jr., Grovetown, Kenneth (Barbara) Prescott, Wrens, David Prescott and Gordon (Edith) Prescott, both of Keysville; four daughters, June (Travis) Rooks, Stapleton, Hattie Lou (Sam) Kitchens, Stapleton, Ann (Warren) Brown, Monroe, and Iris (Gary) Bazemore, Wrens; one brother, Elwood Rabun, Waynesboro; 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Daniel Bazemore, Jeff Bazemore, Travis Rooks, Kevin Prescott, Wayne Prescott, Gregory Milburn, Michael Prescott, Ken Prescott, Kip Prescott, George Prescott and Clay Prescott.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Post Office Box 15923, Augusta, Georgia 30919-1923.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mabel Rambo Prichard
Mrs. Mabel Rambo Prichard, 91, of Tennille, formerly of Louisville, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at Washington County Regional Medical Center, Sandersville.

Mrs. Prichard, a native of Dyersburg, Tenn., had been a school teacher in the Dyers County School System and a substitute teacher for the Jefferson County School System. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She is predeceased by her husband, W.M. Pritchard.

Graveside services will be Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Louisville City Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Pam P. Beckum, Aiken, S.C.; a son, Phil Prichard, Tennille; sisters, Nell Lane and Sarah Harrison, Dyersburg, Tenn.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

May and Smith Funeral Home, Sandersville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Jimmy Rogers
Mr. Jimmy Rogers of Wrens died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Mr. Rogers was a native and lifelong resident of Jefferson County. He was retired from J.M. Huber Corp., Wrens division, and was a member of Reedy Creek Baptist Church. He was a former member of the C.S.R.A. Camping Club.

Graveside services were Dec. 29 at 11:30 a.m. at Reedy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Byron Twiggs officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn B. Rogers; two sons, Keith Rogers, Wrens, and Jeff (Shelby) Rogers, Augusta; his mother, Agnes I. Rogers, Wrens; one brother, Robert (Jane) Rogers, Waynesboro; one sister, Louise R. (Palmer) Hadden, Warrenton; and one grandson, Colby Rogers.

Pallbearers were Mark Rogers, Robbie Rogers, David Rogers, Richard Rogers, Richard Faulk, Brian Hadden, Charlie Rogers and Daniel Hance.

Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904.

Lowe Funeral Home, Warrenton, was in charge of the arrangements.

Lewis Usry
Mr. Lewis Usry, 84, of Gibson died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at McDuffie County Hospital in Thomson.

Mr. Usry was a WWII Army Veteran Airborn Division.

The funeral was Dec. 19 at Sheppard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Lamb officiating. Burial was in Bethel Church Cemetery.

Survivors include three brothers and four sisters.

Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



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