Obituaries
May 29, 2008 Issue

Mrs. Ivera Clark
Funeral services for Mrs. Ivera Clark, 108, of Wrens were held Sunday, May 25, 2008, at the First Baptist Church, Stapleton, at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Frank Seabrooks, pastor, officiating. Interment was in the Vining Cemetery.

Survivors are daughter, Mary Lue Brown, Wrens; grandson, Roman Gilpen; and a host of great-grandchildren, family and friends.

Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Directors of North Augusta was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Wayne Paul Hall
Mr. Wayne Paul Hall of McBean entered into rest Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft. Gordon.

He was a gardener, hunter and fisherman. He was retired from Bell South Telephone Company.

Funeral services were held at Pine Hill Baptist Church, Friday, May 23, 2008, at 10 a.m. with Reverend Robert Driggers and Pastor Paul Hall officiating. Burial followed at New Bethel Baptist Church in Bartow.

He is preceded in death by his wife Judy Hall.

Survivors include his wife, Stella Oglesby Hall; sons, Paul (Rita) Hall, Millsboro, Del.; Chris (Colleen) Hall, Augusta; daughter, Cindy (Vince) Goodwin, Hephzibah; stepson, Brandon (Amanda) Baker, Sardis; stepdaughter, Tammy (Jerry) Williams, Millen; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Larry (Carolyn) Hall; and three nephews,

Pallbearers were Charles Allen, Craig Hall, J.L. Blackburn, Brandon Baker, Charles Brigham and Buddy May.

Honorary pallbearers were Chris Mann and Phillip Story.

Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road Chapel was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Alvin Hart
Mr. Alvin Hart, 66, of Bronx, N.Y. entered into rest Tuesday, May 20, 2008.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 26, 2008, at 3 p.m. at Spread Chapel AME Church, Stapleton, with Rev. Timothy Lewis officiating. Rev. Dr. Alvonia McCoy, eulogy.

Survivors include six children; two sisters, Carol Ludell Lawrence, Bronx, N.Y. and Muriel Jean Pitts of Wrens.

Burnett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Johnny Jones Jr.
Mr. Johnny Jones Jr., 22, of Waynesboro departed this life on Tuesday, May 20, 2008.

Funeral services were held on Friday, May 23, 2008, at Jones Grove Baptist Church, Rosier, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Clary Dishmond Jr. officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Kylan Jones of Waynesboro; parents, Johnny and Tosha Jones of Waynesboro, and Angela McGruder of Louisville; three brothers, Christopher Holmes of Augusta, Dennis Jones of Louisville, and Jonathan Jones of Waynesboro; four sisters, LaShanda Jones of Hattiesburg, Miss., Jaquanna and Erin Jones of Waynesboro, and Tremeka Jones of Louisville; grandmother, Marie Jones of Millen; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Anthony of Waynesboro; one niece, Destini Woods of Hattiesburg, Miss.; a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Phinazee and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Ms. Mattie Pearl Lewis
Ms. Mattie Pearl Lewis, 65, of Louisville departed this life Thursday, May 22, 2008, at a local hospital.

Ms. Lewis was a native of Jefferson County, a member of the Ebenezer CME Church, a 1965 graduate of Jefferson County High and was employed for many years with the Jefferson County Board of Education as a lunchroom server.

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 25, 2008, at 3 p.m. at the Ebenezer CME Church and New Fleming Baptist Church Cemetery, Bartow.

Survivors include her mother, Lola Pearl Lewis Allen of Louisville; her siblings, a host of cousins and friends.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Wilhelmina Howell McCormick
Mrs. Wilhelmina Howell McCromick, 93, Midville departed this life, Tuesday, May 20, 2008.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 22, 2008, at 10 a.m. at the Bark Camp Baptist Church and cemetery, Vidette.

Survivors include her stepdaughter, Eleanor Hill; several cousins, Georgia London, Willie Robert Mosley and Vanessa Pierce of Midville, Rev. Eddie (Tasha) Mosley of Waynesboro, Ester and Lloyd Dixon of Margate, Fla., Earlene Mosley of Dorchester, Mass., and Jerry Pierce of Hephzibah; Caretakers, Charlie Williams of Davisboro, Johnnie M. Pierce, Charlie Hudson, Mary Howard, Angela Boggs, Joan Hall and Jim Sherrod of Midville.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Miss Vera Neal
Miss Vera Neal, 79 of Thomson entered into rest Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.

Miss Neal was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County and was the daughter of the late Jack Columbus Dudley Neal and the late Bertha Newsome Neal. She retired as a seamstress from Thomson Company; worked at Uniroyal and was a nurses aide at McDuffie County Hospital. Miss Neal was also a member of Washington Heights Baptist Church of Thomson.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 23, 2008 at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sonny Peevy officiating. Internment followed at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include nephews, Boyd McNair, Greensboro, and Paul McNair, Thomson; nieces, Helen Channel, Wrens, Faye Brown, Missouri, Sherry Fulmer, Dearing, and Shannon Greene, Dearing.

Memorials may be made to Washington Heights Baptist Church.

Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Janet L. Newman
Mrs. Janet L. Newman, 50, of Blythe entered into rest Thursday, May 15, 2008.

Mrs. Newman was a sales person at Haverty’s Furniture Store.

Memorial services were held Saturday, May 24, 2008, at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel, with Race Lariscy officiating.

Survivors include her husband, Glenn Newman; and her son Jeremy Johnson.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Ellie Mae Woods Williams
Mrs. Ellie Mae Woods Williams, 99, formerly of Midville, Cross-Green Community, died Friday, May 16, 2008, at the Stapley Nursing Home in Philadelphia.

Funeral services were Sunday, May 25, 2008, at 1 p.m. at the Piney Grove Baptist Church, Cross-Green Community, Emanuel County, with Rabbi Joseph B. Rhodes officiating and Rev. Robert Louis Stephens assisting.

Jogresan Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.


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