Obituaries
May 19, 2005 Issue

Doris A. Bailey
Mrs. Doris A. Bailey, 59, of Hephzibah died Thursday, May 12, 2005, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mrs. Bailey was a homemaker and a member of South Augusta Pentecostal Holiness Church.

The funeral was May 16 at 2 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Hillcrest Memorial Garden Cemetery with the Rev. Guy Campbell officiating.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia and James Haynes and Angela and Bryan Davis, Hephzibah; one brother, Donald James, Keysville; one sister, Dorothy Harpley, Wrens; four grandchildren; and longtime friend and partner, Kenneth Anderson.

Pallbearers were Andy James, Merle James, Stephen Sabo, Chris James, Gerald Gay Sr., Bryan Davis, Raymond Morris Jr. and James Haynes Sr.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Gary L. Cawley
Mr. Gary L. Cawley, 44, of Mitchell died Monday, May 10, 2005, at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

The funeral was May 12 at 2 p.m. at Sheppard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jacky Down officiating. Burial was in the Mitchell City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda J. Cawley; two sons, David and Christal Akers, North Augusta, and Jimmy Akers, Mitchell; one daughter, Hope and James Albea, Mitchell; his mother, Mrs. Annie Ruth Cawley, Mitchell; one brother, George Edward Cawley, Mitchell; one sister, Gwen Davis, Mitchell; two grandchildren; and several other relatives.

Pallbearers were Cody Rich, Edward Parnell, Jimmy Gibson, Lofton Johnson, John Bowers and Dustin Rich.

Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Carrie Sheppard McGraw
Mrs. Carrie Sheppard McGraw, 87, of Wadley died Monday, May 16, 2005, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mrs. McGraw, a native and lifelong resident of Jefferson County, was a homemaker and a member of the Moxley United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Troy McGraw, and her grandson, Eric Scott Salter.

The funeral will be May 19 at 2 p.m. at the Moxley United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Lovejoy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her children, Betty McGraw Arthur, Wadley, Frances McGraw Bussey, Evans, and Patricia McGraw (Tom) Cain, Lakewood, Ohio; one sister, Ruth Sheppard Dickens, North Augusta, S.C.; her grandchildren, Velvet Salter Mathis, Renae Bussey Grose, Kevin Bussey and Michael Cain; and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Brice Deriso Jr., Gary Deriso, Johnny Deriso, Larry McGraw, Harry McGraw, Mitchell McGraw, Michael McGraw and Matthew McGraw.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Jimmy Murray
Mr. Jimmy Murray, 65, of Lyons died Friday, April 29, 2005.

Mr. Murray, a native of Tattnall County, had lived in Reidsville most of his life until moving to Lyons 15 years ago. He retired from Rogers Correctional Institute as a correctional officer. He was a member of Elza Baptist Church.

The funeral was May 2 at 2 p.m. at Elza Baptist Church. Burial was in the Mt. Moriah Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Murray; one daughter, Carla Hancock, Louisville; one son, Donovan Murray, Lyons; three sisters, Johnnie Belle Rogers, Glennville, Betty Carol Smith and Linda Dooley, both of Reidsville; three brothers, Carl Murray, Lyons, Aubrey Murray and Julian Murray, Reidsville; five grandchildren and one step-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

Bradley B. Anderson Funeral Home, Reidsville, was in charge of the arrangements.


Rosa Mae Grant Rhymes
Ms. Rosa Mae Grant Rhymes of Louisville died Wednesday, May 11, 2005.

Ms. Rhymes was born in Jefferson County to the late Tyles and Idella Gibbons Grant. She was a member of Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of the Missionary Society. She was retired from Forstman & Company and Jefferson Hospital.

The funeral was May 14 at 1 p.m. at Hardeman Springfield Baptist Church and Cemetery with the Rev. Abraham Gibbons officiating.

Survivors include her children, Troy (Affie) Duggan, Robin (Bernard) Thomas and Christopher Grant, Louisville; sisters and brothers, Inez Allen, Robert (Pearl) Grant and Irene Hill all of Louisville, Mary (Vic) Culp, Winfield, Ala., Mary Frances Grant, Katie (George) Porter and Annie (Shavers) Ballard all of Miami, Fla.; five grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; and several other relatives.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Catherine Story
Mrs. Catherine Story, 63, of Moxley died Monday, May 10, 2005.

Mrs. Story, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of the Moxley United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

The funeral was May 13 at 2 p.m. at Moxley United Methodist Church with the Revs. Don Lovejoy and Eugene T. Evers officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Harrison Thomas Story; a son, Harrison Thomas Story III, Waynesboro; three daughters, Ramona K. Johnson, Twin City, Victoria Lee Owens, Washington, and Jackqueline Story Williams, Louisville; two sisters, Gloria Ellison, Waynesboro, and Martha Reese, Midville; four brothers, Lenwood E. Deriso, Wadley, Walter Brice Deriso Jr., Louisville, Gary Deriso, Louisville, and Johnny Deriso, Wadley; and 14 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Ken Winburn, Tripp Winburn, Johnny Hadden, Chucky Story, Ron Kelley, Luke Stickle, Randy Davis and Jonathon Deriso.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Sallie Mae Howard Terrell
Mrs. Sallie Mae Howard Terrell, 72, of Wrens died Saturday, May 14, 2005.

Mrs. Terrell, a native of Emanuel County, was a member of Sand Valley AME Church where she served on the missionary and trustee boards.

The funeral was May 18 at 2 p.m. at Stone Springfield AME Church with the Rev. S.L. Thompkins officiating. Burial was in Sand Valley AME Church Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Daisy and Pierce Lampkin and Ruby and Rev. Clyde Durden, Augusta, and Josephine Hannah, Fayetteville; seven sons, Freddie and Ruby Terrell Sr., Ronnie Terrell Sr., Timothy Terrell and Cedric Terrell, Wrens, Frank Terrell Jr., Sandersville, Michael Terrell, Augusta, and Danny Terrell, Folkston; a sister, Fannie Bellmon, Augusta; 32 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and several other relatives.

Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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