Obituaries
May 22, 2008 Issue

Mrs. Frances Brown Arrington
Mrs. Frances Brown Arrington, 82, of North Augusta, S.C. entered into rest on Saturday, May 17, 2008.

Mrs. Arrington was a native of Wrens, having made North Augusta her home for the past 60 years. She was a member of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church. Mrs. Arrington was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Graveside services were conducted Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at 10 a.m. in Hillcrest Memorial Park, with Father David F.O. Thompson officiating.

She was preceded in death by her son, Lee F. Brown; her parents, Roy and Katie Beckworth Sr.; two brothers, Billy and Roy Beckworth; and a sister, Kay B. Walker.

Survivors include her daughter, Lynne Brown Carmony, North Augusta; a sister, Helen Young, Grovetown; two grandchildren, Michael Brown, North Augusta, and Lee Franklin Brown Jr., North Carolina; three great-grandchildren.

Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta was in charge of arrangements.


Ms. Carolyn Holliday
Funeral services for Ms. Carolyn Holliday of Wrens were held Friday, May 16, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Sandvalley AME Church, Louisville, with Rev C.W. Stone, eulogist. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Bonnie Wiggins Neal
Mrs. Bonnie Wiggins Neal, 75, of Bartow entered into rest Monday, May 12, 2008, at the Glendale Nursing Home, Wadley.

Mrs. Neal was a native of Glascock County, but lived in Jefferson County. She attended Old Bethel Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Old Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Mimbs officiating. Interment was in Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Mitchell.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Mr. Billy Neal of Bartow; two sons, Tracy (Ann) Neal of Wrens, and Clay (Karen) Neal of Bartow; two grandchildren, Haleigh Neal and Tyler Neal; two sisters, Romette Smallwood of Augusta, and Betty Lewis of Wrens.

Pallbearers were James Kitchens, Chip Evans, Dewayne Morris, Shea Bunch, Jeff Norton and Mike Hobbs.

Honorary pallbearers were Donald Kent, Lynn Keyton, Barry Beddingfield, Thomas Gray, Ken Stanley, Jimmy Maness and Talmadge Chalker.

Memorials may be made to Old Bethel Baptist Church, 1275 Old Bethel Church Road, Bartow, Ga. 304136 Attn : Angie Wren.

Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Harvey Dale Palmer
Mr. Harvey Dale Palmer, 52, of Thomson died Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Doctors Hospital.

Mr. Palmer was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County. He was a security guard and a member of the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Harlem.

Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 16, 2008, in Westview Cemetery with Mr. Gary Palmer officiating.

Mr. Palmer was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Palmer and Amanda Smith Palmer; and a sister, Brenda Tapley.

Survivors include his brother, Dean Palmer, Thomson; two sisters, Judy Robertson, Thomson, and JoAnne Newsome, Stapleton; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Colie Jones, Vic Tapley, Troy Tapley, Denny Tapley, Mike Palmer and Eddie Palmer.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Alice Adams Rowe
Mrs. Alice Adams Rowe departed this life Thursday, May 15, 2008, at a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 23, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the San Claire Baptist Church and Cemetery, Wadley, with Elder Johnnie B. Johnson officiating.

Survivors include her children, Ruthie (Bill) Harrison of Akron, Ohio, Margery Rowe, David (Helen) Rowe, Barbara Rowe of Long Island, N.Y., and Elvan (Beatrice) Rowe Jr. of Pinole, Calif.; her brothers, Albert (Lillie Dail) Adams of Orlando, Fla., Jessie (Sally) Adams of Wadley, Thomas Adams of Long Island, N.Y.; sisters-in-law, Inellie Lampley of Decatur, and Florence Bryant of Dothan, Ala.

Family maybe contacted at the residence 1605 Brown’s Terrance Road, Louisville or at Davis Funeral Home.

Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Miss Marvetine Terrell
Miss Marvetine Terrell of Louisville entered into rest on Friday, May 9, 2008.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Clair Baptist Church, Keysville. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Carter’s Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Lonquetta "Mekell" Wallace
Mrs. Lonquetta “Mekell” Wallace, 29, of Augusta departed this life Sunday, May 11, 2008, at the Medical College of Georgia.

She was a native of Jefferson County, a 1999 graduate of Jefferson County High School and attended Augusta Technical College majoring in cosmetology. She was adopted by Mr. Ed Wallace.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 17, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Brinson Hill Church and Old Bethel Cemetery.

Her adopted father, Edward Wallace, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her mother, Linda Stephens of Augusta; father, Alonzo McIntosh Sr. of Wadley; stepfather, David Warthen of Augusta; two children, JerQuetta Lataisia Alazae Flournoy and Jerkheiveus Devon Flournoy, both of Augusta; grandmothers, Idella Knight, Bernice McIntosh of Wadley; five sisters, Kametria Stephens of Augusta, Tiffany Stephens of Savannah, Tasheena Heggs, Heather Heggs, and Nicole Gilmore of Wadley; two brothers, Alonzo McIntosh Jr., Armorian McIntosh of Wadley; uncles and aunts, Bernard Washington of Louisville, Leola Jackson of Augusta, France Greene of New York, Wadley and Larry Stephens of Florida, Candace Reddin of Tampa, Fla.; great-aunts, Betty (Walter) Price of Bartow, Ziffie Marshall of Tampa, Fla.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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