Obituaries
March 23, 2006 Issue

Mary Winn Brown
Mrs. Mary Winn Brown of Louisville died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mrs. Brown, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of Stone Springfield AME Church. She received her education in the Jefferson County school system. She was employed at Stapleton Garment Company for several years becoming a school bus driver for the Jefferson County Board of Education.

The funeral was March 18 at 2 p.m. at Stone Springfield AME Church with the Rev. Samuel Tompkins officiating and the Rev. Carl Simmons assisting. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her sons, David (Toni) Brown, Donald (Roshanda) Brown and Christopher Brown, Louisville; adopted daughter, Jeanette Brown, Louisville; adopted son, Larry Brown, Augusta; sisters, Betty (Henry) Hinson, Baltimore, Md., Eunice Walker and Sally Toby, Stapleton, and Drucilla Morgan, Louisville; brothers, Willie Winn, Wrens, and Herbert Winn, Augusta; 13 grandchildren; and several other relatives.

Pallbearers were Henry Morgan, Albert Tremble, David Smith, James Paschal, Roosevelt Smith, Cephus Smith Jr., Donald Winn and Isaac Thompson.

Honorary pallbearers were Stewards and Trustees of Stone Springfield AME Church.

Garrer Funeral Home, Louisville, was in charge of the arrangements.


Horace Eagle
Mr. Horace Eagle of Augusta died Friday, March 10, 2006, at Dwight Eisenhower Medical Center.

Mr. Mitchell, a native of Mitchell, became a member of St. Paul AME Church at an early age. He moved to Augusta in 1947 and became a member of Second Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. He served as chairman of the trustee board. He served in the United States Army during World War II. After being discharged from the military he began working at the Augusta Arsenal. He was employed as a nurse's assistant at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. He retired as a civil service employee after 40 years of service. He worked part-time at the Veterans Administration Hospital Facility for Extended Care. He is preceded in death by his wife Marie Jones Eagle.

The funeral was March 16 at noon at Second Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Thornton officiating. Burial was at Walker Memorial Park.

Survivors include one son, Charles Eagle, Hephzibah; one granddaughter, Barbara Dayonna Caldwell Eagle, Hephzibah; mother-in-law, Annabel Jones; two sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law; one aunt and several cousins.

Williams Funeral Home, Augusta, was in charge of the arrangements.


Charles Holloway III
Mr. Charles Holloway III died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, in Portland, Maine.

Mr. Holloway was a native of Augusta. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, John P. Brown Jr. and Redie M. Brown-Young; and paternal grandparents, Charles and Estella Holloway Sr.

The funeral was March 16 at 7 p.m. at Serenity Hill's Funeral Chapel, Rochester, N.Y., with the Rev. Charles Holloway Jr. officiating. Burial was in Falls Cemetery, Greece, N.Y.

Survivors include his father, Rev. Charles (Elouise) Holloway Jr., Louisville; his mother, Gloria (Marvin) Woody, Rochester, N.Y., grandfather, Jimmie A. Young, Tennille; three sisters, Demitna (Derrick) Members, Rochester, Leslie Holloway and D. Johnson, Louisville; two brothers, Aaron Best, Rochester, and Alex Holloway, Louisville; and several aunts, uncles, and other relatives.

Serenity Hill's Funeral Chapel, Rochester, N.Y., was in charge of the arrangements.


Roy Willie Jackson
Deacon Roy Willie Jackson of Bartow died Tuesday, March 14, 2006.

The funeral was March 19 at 3 p.m. at Kingdom Life Fellowship Ministries with Bishop Clifford Duckworth officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife Betty Ruth Jackson; two daughters, Angela Jackson and Latanya Jackson, Bartow; four sons, Levelton Jackson, Wadley, Roy A. Jackson, Somerset, Pa., Kevin Jackson and Jonathan Jackson, Bartow; his father, Jim Jackson Sr., Wadley; five sisters, Louise Bradley, Dinah Jackson, Ethel Jackson, Catherine Brantley and Felmon Jackson, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Jim Jackson Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.; seven grandchildren and several other relatives.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.


Al Tennyson
Mr. Al Tennyson, 54, of Augusta died Tuesday, March 7, 2006.

Mr. Tennyon, a native of Jefferson County, lived in Richmond County for several years. He was a member of St. Matthew AME Church. He received his education in the Jefferson County School system.

The funeral was March 12 at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew AME Church in Louisville with the Rev. David Walker officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Deloris Scott Tennyson; children, Londya Carr and Demean Tennyson, Louisville, Alandrea Dorsey, Christopher Tennyson and Dexter Tennyson, Augusta; sisters, Sadie Sanders, N.J., Mamie Johnson, Augusta, Sara Holmes, Savannah, Joann McNeil, Atlanta, and Deloris Tennyson Holmes, St. Augustine; brothers, Tom Tennyson, Louisville, Lester Tennyson, Fla., Willie Tennyson, Isaac Holmes, Bobby Tennyson and Jerry Tennyson, Augusta, and Jerry Holmes, Augusta; mother-in-law, Cleophia Shaw, Louisville; 17 grandchildren; seven brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law; and several other relatives.

Pallbearers were his nephews.

Garrer Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Booker T. Walker
Mr. Booker T. Walker of Louisville died Monday, March 6, 2006, at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mr. Walker, a life-long resident of Jefferson County, was a member of Spring Bethel AME Church. He served as a class leader, a member of the trustee board, finance committee, senior choir, Family for Christ Gospel Group, Spring Bethel Benevolent Society and was a member of the NAACP. He was a 1961 graduate of Jefferson County Training School.

The funeral was March 11 at 3 p.m. at Spring Bethel AME Church with the Revs. Minnie Davis and David Walker officiating.

Survivors include his children, Patricia A. Thomas, Kunsan Air Force Base, Korea, Booker T. (Barbara) Walker Jr., Atlanta, Anton A. (KeKe) Walker, Augusta, and Calvin (Karen) Little, Wrens; a sister, Berthan Jordan, Atlanta; seven grandchildren; and several other relatives.

Active pallbearers were Jefferson County Training School Class of 1961.

Honorary pallbearers were Stewards and Trustees of Spring Bethel AME Church.

Garrer Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Lettie S. Waller
Mrs. Lettie S. Waller, 69, of Augusta died Saturday, March 18, 2006.

Mrs. Waller was retired from Southern Bell with 30 years of service. She was a member of Fleming Baptist Church for 40 years and the Ruth Bible Sunday School Class, a former W.M.U. Director and Sunday school teacher.

The funeral was March 21 at 2 p.m. at Fleming Baptist Church with the Revs. Billy Atkins, William T. Hammond and Joe Connor officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include her husband, Jack L. Waller Sr.; her son, Jack L. Waller Jr., Martinez; daughter, Faye W. and Kenneth "Buster" Davis, Evans; sisters, Mildred Sheppard, Louisville, and Frances Dame, Danville; brothers, Charles H. Smith, Keystone Heights, Fla., Talmadge F. Smith, Kite, and Ernest C. Smith, Louisville; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to The Fleming Baptist Church, c/o Building Fund, 3027 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta, GA 30906, or St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904.

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