Obituaries
October 23, 2008 Issue

Mr. Johnny C. Allen
Mr. Johnny C. Allen of Warrenton entered into rest on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008.

Funeral services were on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at 3 p.m. at the Warren County Cultural Center, Warrenton. Interment was in Andrew Chapel Church Cemetery, Norwood, with Minister Steven Ivey officiating.

Survivors include wife, Yvonne Allen; five daughters, Mary Lou Jones, Mamie Ficklin, Carolyn Allen, Warrenton, and Paulette Parker, Gibson, and Tessie Allen, Thomson; one son, Timothy Lewis, Warrenton; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Naomie Griffin, Atlanta, and Charlene Hawkins, Warrenton; two brothers, Willie B. Allen, Atlanta, Percy Lee Allen, Warrenton; three aunts; one uncle; friend, Luveria Collins; other relatives and friends.

Dawson’s Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Maudie Lamb Black
Mrs. Maudie Lamb Black, 87, of Dearing entered into rest on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, at the Jefferson Hospital.

Mrs. Black was born on April 26, 1921, at Glascock County, and lived in Edgehill most of her life and moved to Dearing for the past five years. Mrs. Black was a homemaker.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, at 1 p.m. at Jordon Chapel Church of God in Edgehill, with Rev. David Jones, and Deacon Charles Black officiating. Burial followed at Gibson Branch Cemetery in Edgehill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Thomas Black Sr.; and her parents, Robert and Gertrude Mathis Lamb.

Survivors include her children, Joseph T. Black Jr., George A. Black, Hilda Pelham, Helen Sapp, Melvis Gay and Lauren Black; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and her two friends, Brooke Gay and Neva Calhoun.

Pallbearers were Josh Morgan, Ronnie Pelham, Randy Pelham, Gordon Ross, Scott Lamb, Harold Lamb and Ralph Kelley.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. James Cobb
Mr. James Cobb, 73, of Thomson entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, in the Golden Living Center, Augusta.

Mr. Cobb was a native of Glascock County. He was retired from the trucking industry and was an Army veteran.

Graveside services were at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his two daughters, Cindy Henry, Brentwood, Tenn., and Lisa Koren, Austell; his two grandchildren, Sam Henry and Jake Henry, both of Brentwood; six sisters, Jane Prevette and Willie Mae Allen, both of Thomson, Louise Glover, McDonough, Connie Shiver, Annette Kennedy and Elaine Henry, all of Augusta; his brother, Jack Cobb, Greensboro.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Willie Lee Johnson
Mr. Willie Lee Johnson, 83, of Louisville entered into rest Monday, Oct. 13, 2008.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, at Gordon Grove Baptist Church in Louisville.

Survivors include his wife, Essie Heggs Johnson; children, Cora Moore (Willie), Sandra Cudjoe (Brian), Allen Johnson (Deon), Leon Johnson (Virginia), Wilbert Roy Johnson (Lisa), Linda Johnson and Lela Gibbons; sister, Annie Ruth Holmes (Alex); 12 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.

Garrer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Peggy Wren Linnenkohl
Mrs. Peggy Wren Linnenkohl of Louisville entered into rest Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at Heritage of Old Capital Nursing Home.

Mrs. Linnenkohl was a former member of Waldens United Methodist Church, Avera. She was a member of First Baptist Church of North Augusta. She was a Regent – Governor David Emannuel Chapter of the D.A.R. and a charter member of the John Franklin Wren Chapter of the D.A. R.

Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at Elliott Sons Telfair Street Chapel with John David Durden officiating. Interment followed at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Annie Wren; and husband, J.W. Linnenkohl.

Survivors include a daughter, Dale (Rocky) Harris of Wadley; two grandchildren, John David (Jeana) Durden and Rebecca (Joe) Carreon; four great-grandchildren, David, Zoe, Evan and Mary Katherine; a sister, Frances W. Prescott of Louisville; a brother, W.B. (Nell) Wren Jr. of Louisville; sister-in-law, Jenelle Belk of Eatonton.

Elliott Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Brett Newsome
Mr. Brett Newsome, 43, of Gibson entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, in the Select Specialty Hospital.

Funeral services were at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, in the Reedy Creek Baptist Church, with Rev. John Jenkins and Rev. M.C. Radford officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mr. Newsome was a native of McDuffie County, but had lived in Gibson for several years. He was employed with the Georgia State Highway Department and was a member of the Reedy Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dianne Newsome, Gibson; his son, Christopher Newsome, Harlem; his parents, Lansin and Joanne Palmer Newsome, Stapleton; his sister, Mrs. Roxanne Daniel, Grovetown; and his brother, Mr. Chad Newsome, Mitchell.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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