Obituaries
November 8, 2012 Issue

Mrs. Jamie Hollis Price Bradley
Mrs. Jamie Hollis Price Bradley, 89, of Hephzibah entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at the residence.

Mrs. Bradley was born in Maxeys to the late James and Ethel Bell Price. She was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church, Faith Sunday School Class and the Wild Women’s Club. She was the church secretary for many years.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Pine Hill Baptist Church, with Dr. Robert Driggers and Rev. Billy Atkins officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud H. Bradley; three sons, Larry Owens, Roger Owens and Charles Owens; and two brothers, Melvin and Douglas Price.

Survivors include her children, Leon Bradley (Jeanne) of Hephzibah, Janice Brown of Pell City, Ala., and Patsy Silas (Charles) of Matthews; stepdaughter, Coolie Cherry (Mike) of Dalton; brothers, James Price, Lee Price, Wayne Price and DeWitt Price; sisters, JoAnn Huff, Doris Van Eck and Marie Dawson; daughter-in-laws, Bonnie Owens and Linda Owens; 22 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her grandsons.

If so desired memorial donations may be made to the Jud C. Hickey Center, 1901 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904.

Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors were in charge of arrangements.


Rev. Lanny Canuette
Rev. Lanny Canuette, 66, of Martinez entered into rest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Rev. Canuette, a native and lifelong resident of the Augusta area was a retired Baptist minister serving Norwood Baptist Church, Brushy Creek Baptist Church, Gibson First Baptist Church and Clearview Baptist Church. He was a member of Martinez Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Martinez Baptist Church, with Rev. Phillip Winsett and Dr. Dwayne Boudreaux officiating. Burial followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Deborah Orander Canuette; two sons, Robert Edward Canuette, Martinez, and Ronald Lanier (Tina) Canuette of Harlem; mother, Mary Frances Canuette, Charleston, S.C.; one sister, Rozanne (George) Lamar, Charleston, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Dalton, Elizabeth, Ashton, Cody, Farrah, Zackary, Cassidy and Bobbie; and eight nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Carlton Griffith, Dee Humphreys, Ronald Canuette, Cody Canuette, Matt Hubbard and Clint Hubbard.

Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Charles Thomas “C.T.” Kitchens Sr.
Mr. Charles Thomas “C.T.” Kitchens Sr., 71, of Augusta entered into rest on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Brooks Manor assisted living.

Mr. Kitchens, a native of Jefferson County, was the son of the late George Thomas and Maggie Reid Kitchens. He was a retired mechanic from Tires Plus.

Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Moxley Cemetery, with Rev. Rusty Manning officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include a son, Charles Thomas “Tommy” Kitchens Jr. (Anna-Lori) of North Augusta, S.C.; brother, Walter (Louise) Kitchens of Wadley; a sister, Marynel Garrett of Bartow; two grandchildren, Charles Thomas Kitchens and Haley Summer Kitchens; and several nieces and nephews.

Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Miss Pauline Mack
Miss Pauline Mack, 84, of Louisville entered into rest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, after an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. at St. Paul Baptist Church, Louisville, with Rev. Herman Baker officiating.

Miss Mack was the second child born to the late John Mack and Daisy Hankins Mack.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Louise Mack Fleming; and brothers, John Mack Jr., King Mack and Willie Lee Mack.

Survivors include her sister, Corene Mack of Louisville; nieces, Patricia, Cynthia and Janet Fleming of Louisville, Gail Fleming Wilson of Savannah, and Debora Fleming Freeman (Danny) of Winston Salem, N.C.; nephews, Anthony “Tony” Fleming of Louisville, and Cory Mack (Erica) of Pensacola, Fla.; great-nieces, Tameka Wilson of Atlanta, Erica Freeman of Chapel Hill, N.C., Alex Freeman of Winston Salem, N.C., and Lauren Taylor Fleming of Louisville; great-nephews, Marcus Wilson (Tamara) of Savannah, Horace Griffin of Atlanta, and Christopher Freeman of Winston Salem, N.C.; great-great-nephew, Carter Wilson of Savannah; and a host of family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, made donations to the Louisville Food Pantry.

The family will receive guests at the residence, 613 West 8th St., Louisville.

Garrer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Cora Davis McCall
Mrs. Cora Davis McCall, 92, formerly of Wrens, entered into rest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at DeKalb Medical Hillandale Hospital, Decatur.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at 11 a.m. at New Hope AME Church and Cemetery, Grange.

Mrs. McCall was a native of Jefferson County, the daughter of the late Lonzie Davis and Katie Wilcher Davis and the widow of the late Henry Frank McCall. She was a member of the New Hope AME Church, Grange, joining under the leadership of Rev. Major Handberry. Mrs. McCall was the oldest living member of New Hope and for many years served as a steward and worked in the Missionary Society, Sunday school, and Deaconess and served as a class leader.

Survivors include her children, Nora Christine Hannah of Wrens, Ashby McCall of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Elouise Nelson of Louisville, Ky., Jewel (Jasper Stinson) Clark of Atlanta, Gloria (Porter) Alexander, Essie Mae (Jeffery) Lollis and Rena (Rungie Ball) Banks of Decatur; 21 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

From Thursday until Saturday, the family may be contacted at the residence of her nephew and niece, Judie and Barbara Jean McCall, 12375 Hwy 88 West, Avera, GA, or at Davis Funeral Home.

Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Edgar McGahee
Mr. Edgar McGahee entered into rest on Nov. 3, 2012.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at 3:15 p.m. at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Mr. McGahee was born in Jefferson County on Feb. 19, 1942, to the late Clifford and Lois McGahee. He married Sharon R. Grant on March 5, 1971, in Charleston, S.C. He served in the United States Air Force, retiring in May 1984. He had various overseas tours to include Alaska, Turkey and served many stateside locations as well. He received many awards and accommodations including Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Longevity Service Award, and was a graduate of the Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Military Education School. Once retiring from the U.S. Air Force, he worked various jobs in Florida and Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jesse Hoffman; sisters, Marion Davis, Gladys Willis and Martha Rogers; and brothers, James, Cullium, John and Glenn McGahee.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Sharon R. Grant of Lawton, Okla.; two daughters, Jean (Charles) Whisenand of Cresson, Texas, Sheryl (Jerry) Cleland of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Krystal and Kimberly Teal of Oklahoma, Bryan Cooper of Texas, Bobby Lynn and Jessica Hoffman of Moorehead City, N.C.; sister, Francis Bradley of Gibson; brothers, Melvin (Mary) McGahee of Aiken, S.C., Ralph (Evelyn) McGahee of Gibson, Harold (Marie) McGahee of Stapleton, D.W. McGahee of Bartow, and Fay (Anne) McGahee of Louisville; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the National Cancer Society.


Mrs. Betty Thompson Weeks
Mrs. Betty Thompson Weeks, 86, of Wrens entered into rest on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at her residence.

One of three children born to the late Carrie Williams Thompson and the late Albert Thompson, Mrs. Weeks was a lifelong resident of Wrens, as well as, a lifelong member of Wrens Baptist Church where she was active in all aspects of their ministry. She retired from Wrens Grocery Company, where she worked with her husband and boys for many years.

Funeral services were held at James Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at 3 p.m., with Rev. J. Scott McKinney, Dr. Stan Littleton and Dr. James M. Ford officiating. Interment followed in Wrens Memorial Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Miller Weeks Jr.; and two siblings, Felton Thompson and Mildred Scott.

Survivors include her three sons, Ronnie M. Weeks (Pam), Jerry F. Weeks (Linda) and Miller M. Weeks (Renee); seven grandchildren, Kim Pena (Che), William Brent Weeks, Ronnie Weeks Jr. (Hope), Ashlee Arrington (Tony), Kyle Weeks (Jennifer), Caleb Weeks and Zeb Weeks; 11 great-grandchildren, Julian Pena, Elijah Pena, Marley Pena, Reagan Weeks, Tyler Weeks, Gracie Weeks, Ashton Arrington, Abby Arrington, Brooks Weeks, Braden Weeks and McKenzie Weeks; sister-in-law, Sara Weeks; two nieces, Lynn Thompson and Sarah Jefferson; and two nephews, Tommy Scott and Edward Scott.

Pallbearers were her grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to Eagle Ranch, PO Box 7200, Chestnut Mountain, GA 30502.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Phyllis W. Williams
Mrs. Phyllis W. Williams, 61, of Wadley entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.

Mrs. Williams was born on Dec. 21, 1950, to the late Claude and Mary Winfrey. She was an active member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. She was a retired nurse.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Louisville, with Brother Clarence Gamble officiating. Interment followed at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Glascock County.

Survivors include her husband, Michael D. Williams; two daughters, Lindsay W. Whigham and Melissa D. Williams; two sisters, Letisha Thompson and Debbie Nye; one brother, Claude Overton Winfrey Jr.; one grandson, Joshua N. Williams; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Lynda Karol Prescott Price
Mrs. Lynda Karol Prescott Price, 58, of Gibson entered into rest on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at her residence after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

The only child of Frances Wren Prescott and the late Johnny Prescott, Mrs. Price was raised in Louisville and moved to Gibson after marrying. She was a medical assistant and transcriptionist employed by Jefferson Hospital.

Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Drew Price; and pets, Sheba and Odie.

Memorial contributions may be made to Glascock County Concerned Citizens Cancer Awareness, PO Box 116, Gibson, GA 30810.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Odell “Pee Wee” Roberts Jr.
Mr. Odell “Pee Wee” Roberts Jr. of Louisville entered into rest on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at an Augusta Hospital.

Mr. Roberts was a native of Jefferson County. He was the son of Odell Roberts Sr. and Mary Alice Walden Davis. He was a self-employed mechanic.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at 1 p.m. at James and Virginia Davis Chapel, Louisville.

Survivors include his children, Morrisah Lockhart, Jaz’ Monae Roberts and Jr’ Morris Lockhart, all of Louisville; mother and stepfather, Mary Alice Walden and Johnny Lee Davis, both of Louisville; father, Odell Roberts Sr. of Louisville; sisters, Geraldine Gilmore, Shelia Gause, Tara Smith and Tamika Swinney, all of Louisville; brothers, Alexander Roberts of Louisville, and Jermaine Davis of Syracuse, N.Y.; brothers-in-law, Odis Gilmore of Louisville, Aubrey Smith of Knoxville, Tenn., and Grey Swinney of Louisville; grandson, Aydenn Judon of Louisville; and friend, Lakisa Smith of Louisville.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Betty Thompson Weeks
Mrs. Betty Thompson Weeks, 86, of Wrens entered into rest on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at her residence.

One of three children born to the late Carrie Williams Thompson and the late Albert Thompson, Mrs. Weeks was a lifelong resident of Wrens, as well as, a lifelong member of Wrens Baptist Church where she was active in all aspects of their ministry. She retired from Wrens Grocery Company, where she worked with her husband and boys for many years.

Funeral services were held at James Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at 3 p.m., with Rev. J. Scott McKinney, Dr. Stan Littleton and Dr. James M. Ford officiating. Interment followed in Wrens Memorial Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Miller Weeks Jr.; and two siblings, Felton Thompson and Mildred Scott.

Survivors include her three sons, Ronnie M. Weeks (Pam), Jerry F. Weeks (Linda) and Miller M. Weeks (Renee); seven grandchildren, Kim Pena (Che), William Brent Weeks, Ronnie Weeks Jr. (Hope), Ashlee Arrington (Tony), Kyle Weeks (Jennifer), Caleb Weeks and Zeb Weeks; 11 great-grandchildren, Julian Pena, Elijah Pena, Marley Pena, Reagan Weeks, Tyler Weeks, Gracie Weeks, Ashton Arrington, Abby Arrington, Brooks Weeks, Braden Weeks and McKenzie Weeks; sister-in-law, Sara Weeks; two nieces, Lynn Thompson and Sarah Jefferson; and two nephews, Tommy Scott and Edward Scott.

Pallbearers were her grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to Eagle Ranch, PO Box 7200, Chestnut Mountain, GA 30502.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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