Mrs. Viola Brown Atkinson, of 2516 Pineview Drive, Augusta, departed this life Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the University Hospital, Augusta.
Allene Thigpen Rabun, 73, loving wife of 54 years to William W. Rabun, entered into her eternal rest late Wednesday evening, March 15, 2017 at Jefferson Hospital. Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church of Louisville at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon, March 19, with Rev. Larry Montgomery and Rev. Ray Sullivan officiating. Interment will follow in the Louisville City Cemetery.
Donald Christopher “Chris” Hadden, 33, loving son of David and Leisa Todd Hadden, and victim of a violent crime in Clinton County, Missouri in July 2015, has been found and returned home. Funeral services will be held at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church on Saturday morning, March 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Rev Michael Thigpen officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Dora Lee Brantley Dogan, of 478 Forrest Drive, Louisville, departed this life Sunday, March 12, 2017, at her residence.
Eugenia Lee “Gene” Clark, 97, of Brandon Wilde in Evans, peacefully departed this life for her eternal home on Saturday evening at the University Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. from the Louisville Presbyterian Church. Reverend Dale Thornton, former minister of the Louisville United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the Louisville City Cemetery.
Mr. Charles Arthur “Mann” Robinson, of Orlando, Florida departed this life Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 in Orlando, Fla.
Mr. Robinson was a native of Deerfield Beach, Fla. He was born the son to the parentage of Charlie Arthur Robinson and Burina Collins Robinson. He was formally employed with Dewar Nursery as a Truck Driver and served in the United States Army.
Mrs. Victoria (Vickie) Dye Kitchens, age 60, beloved wife of Mr. Lewis Kitchens of Fowler Drive died Friday morning March 3, 2017 at AU Medical Center - Augusta.
Graveside funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Glascock County, GA with Rev. Tony Key officiating.
The Rev. George Seebert Lauderdale, 87, of Zebina, loving husband of 67 years to Sally Swan Burke Lauderdale, entered peacefully into his eternal rest Monday morning, March 6, 2017 at Keysville Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at Ebenezer Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church at 3:00 PM Friday afternoon, March 10, 2017, with Rev. Carl Geisik officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The funeral service of Mrs. Ruby Price Flournoy was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Salter Grove Baptist Church in Bartow, with Rev. Walter Holmes, Sr. officiating. Interment will be in the Live Oak CME Church Cemetery in Wadley.
Mrs. Flournoy was born in Johnson County, Georgia Oct. 26, 1932. She was the daughter of the late Jessie and Mary Alice Monroe Price.
She received her education in the Johnson County School System. When she was very young, she became a member of Live Oak CME Church.
Mr. St John Warren, of 10403 Highway 305, Keysville, departed this life Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at the Jefferson County Hospital, Louisville.
Mr. Aaron Clifton Hall, 80, resident of Swainsboro, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 ,at his residence.
Mr. Hall was born in Emanuel County son of the late Homer and Vesta Kirkland Hall. Mr. Hall was a member of Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church in Wadley. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Larry Hall and Dave Hall.
Memorial graveside services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. from Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Janice Kay Brown, beloved wife of Robert “Bob” Brown, entered into rest on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, at Harlem Baptist Church with Rev. Carson Britt officiating.
A native of Statesboro, Mrs. Brown retired as a parapro from North Harlem Elementary School with 25 years of service. She was the former Harlem High School Cheer Coach and was a member of Harlem Baptist Church.
Mr. Amos Blair, of Jacksonville, Fla., departed this life Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at the Jacksonville Baptist Health Hospital in Jacksonville.
Mr. Blair was a native of Newark, New Jersey. He was born the son to the parentage of James L. Blair and the late Kella Mae Mason Blair. He was a 1984 graduate of the Johnson County High School and a veteran of the U S Army. Amos was self-employed with Blair Braxton Worldwide Radio.
Mrs. Dorothy Worsham Graham, age 84, beloved wife of the late Mr. Clifford J. Graham of Macon Highway Mitchell died Tuesday evening Feb. 21, 2017 at the Gibson Health & Rehab. Center.
Graveside funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Long Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Chris Wasson officiating.
Mrs. Bernice Dixon Humphrey,75, of Metter went to her heavenly home early Tuesday morning at her residence surrounded by family at her bedside after an extended illness of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH).
Born in Wadley, she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Evelyn Dixon. She graduated from Wadley High School in 1959.
Mr. Herman Tanner, age 71, of Davisboro, Georgia, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at his residence surrounded by family and friends. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church in Bartow. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. Reverends Tom Harrison, Pete Aycock, Steve Keener, and Bobby Williford will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Cobb, Andy Jones, Brandon Cobb, Aaron Cobb, Christian Cobb, Trevor Cobb, Tucker Cobb, Tyler Jones, Bobby Williford, Phillip Weilbaker and Alan Weilbaker.
James William “Billy” Simpkins, 82, beloved husband of 55 years to Mary Alice Owens Simpkins, peacefully entered into his eternal rest Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, 2017, at his residence at Savannah Square Personal Care Home in Blythe. Funeral services with full military honors will be held in the James Funeral Home Chapel at 3 p.m., Friday afternoon, Feb.24, with Dr. Earl Richards and Chaplain Finley Limehouse officiating. Interment will follow in the Blythe United Methodist Church cemetery.
R. Samuel Culvern, E.R. Doc, hummingbird whisperer, tree planter, beach lover, Bible student, chili champion, and classic car dreamer, passed to his new life Feb. 13, 2017.
Multiple Myeloma was a hard row to hoe, but Sam shot every arrow in his arsenal at it, living two years longer than his oncologist had predicted. Sam had a life-long love affair with hunting, eating, spur-of-the-moment trips, shopping, movies, his many canine companions, and a swig now and again of B&B. He loved collecting rare books and spending simple times with his family and friends.
Mr. Dennis Wayne Roberts, age 80, of Bethel Acres Road Gibson, died Thursday evening, Feb. 9, 2017 at his residence.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Bethel Methodist Church, Gibson, with Rev. Tommy Anderson officiating.
A native of Crescent City, FL, Dennis is a son of the late Thomas Paul Roberts, Sr. and Bessie Beatrice Nasworthy Roberts. He was a merchandizer with Kraft General Foods for over 45 years and served in the U. S. Army.
Mrs. Emily Cook Farmer, age 95, of Louisville died Saturday evening, Feb.18, 2017.
Funeral services will be held at the graveside in the Louisville city cemetery on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m., with Dr. Bill Cain officiating. Pallbearers will be: Walter Jones, Johnny Jones, Jr., John Gordy, Jr., Tom Watson, David Irwin, Charles Lewis, John Lewis & A.P. Jones, III.