November 11, 2010 Issue

Mr. L. F. Anderson Jr.
Mr. L. F. Anderson Jr., 74, of Augusta entered into rest on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at VA Medical Center.

Mr. Anderson was born in Augusta on Sept. 4, 1936, to the late L.F. and Myrtle Cox Anderson Sr. He was a retired plumber.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors, with Rev. Ed Chance officiating. Interment followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Lanelle C. Anderson.

Survivors include his sisters, Geraldine Hughes of Matthews, Shirley Padgett of Hephzibah, and Barbara Bruce of Hartwell.

Pallbearers were his nephews.

Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors were in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Martha Stone Grove
Mrs. Martha Stone Grove of Wilmington, N.C., entered into rest on Oct. 18, 2010.

Born on Feb. 5, 1923 in Augusta, Mrs. Grove was eldest daughter of William Alexander Stone and Jessie Cheatam Stone of Louisville, where she grew up. She attended Agnes Scott College and in 1943, joined the U.S. Navy Waves (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). She was stationed in Miami, Fla., where she met her husband, Lt. Commander Russell Brown Grove who predeceased her in 1974. Lifelong residents of Coconut Grove in Miami, Fla., the Groves were active in business, civic and social affairs including the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, the Viscayans, the Ransom Everglades School and the Lowe Art Museum. She was a member and volunteer of Fairchild Tropical Gardens. Mrs. Grove helped collect and identify tropical seeds and seedlings for many years. She gave many hours of reading to Books for the Blind. A Gray Lady at Jackson Memorial Hospital, she brought books and magazines to patients and children. Her church community was the Chapel of the Venerable Bede. She studied painting and developed a unique primitive yet contemporary style. In 2000, Mrs. Grove left Coconut Grove and moved to Wilmington, N.C., to be near her daughter and family.

Burial services were held on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Francis Memorial Garden of St. James Parish.

Survivors include her sister, Alexa Stone Smith of Farragut, Tenn.; daughters, Martha Grove Williams (Jim) of Wilmington, N.C., and Mallory Grove Harrison of Concord, Mass.; granddaughter, Cameron Williams Uher (Paul) of Charlotte, N.C.; grandsons, William and Alexander Harrison of Concord, Mass.; and great-granddaughter, Julia Cameron Uher of Charlotte, N.C.

Mr. William “Bill” Daley Tudor
Mr. William “Bill” Daley Tudor, 67, of Keysville entered into rest on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at the University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. Tudor served his country retiring after 20 years from the U.S. Navy.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at 1 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Ed Chance officiating. Interment followed at Keysville UMC Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Myra Morgan Tudor and Hugh Eugene Tudor Sr.; and his sister, Vickie Arrington.

Survivors include his wife, Marjory Watts Tudor; children, James F. Rhinehardt (Donna) of Newton, N.C., Tina L. Borg (Edward) of Conyers, and Shelley J. Little; two brothers, Hugh Eugene Tudor Jr. (Faye) and Stephen Tudor (Vanessa); one sister, Valerie Sprouse (Larry); six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Delma Williford Widener
Mrs. Delma Williford Widener, 72, of Thomson entered into rest on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at the Thomson Health and Rehabilitation Center, Thomson.

A private graveside service with family will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Widener was a native of Glascock County and lived in McDuffie County for years.

Survivors include a grandson, Scott Newsome of Lincolnton; and four grandchildren; cousin and caretaker, Threesa Hood of Dearing; and other cousins.

Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



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