Harold Herbert Wenger, loving husband and best friend, Dad and Papa, was born Oct. 4, 1950, in Newton, Kansas, to Paul and Elizabeth Ratzloff Wenger.
He peacefully slipped away on Nov. 2, 2017, due to complications of Parkinson’s disease, reaching the age of 67 years.
Harold received his education at the Golden Plains School in Newton, KS. At the age of 12, he answered the call of God and was baptized by Frank H. Wenger on Nov. 23, 1962. He fought a good fight, remaining faithful until the end.
Penny Sammons Purvis, 58, entered into her eternal rest Wednesday morning, Nov. 1, 2017 at Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta. Services to celebrate her life were held at 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Nov. 5, at Friendship Baptist Church in Mitchell with Reverend Wayne Hamilton officiating. A private interment will be held at a later date.
Sarah Elizabeth Peel, 79, of Gulfport, FL, formerly of Leesburg known to many as Peggy Brown passed away Oct. 28, 2017.
Sarah, was born April 13, 1938 in Vidette, to GS and Martha B Peel.
Many people will remember Peggy’s caring and smiling face when growing up in Vidette.
Mr.William Ronald “Ronnie” Peebles, 63, entered into his eternal rest Saturday morning, Nov. 4, 2017 at his residence. A Celebration of Life service was held at James Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning, Nov. 8.
Ms. Janice Davis Murchison age 71 of 118 McGahee Street, Wrens, passed on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at the Keysville Nursing Home, Keysville.
Ms. Janice Murchison was born to the parentage of Mr. Jessie Davis and Dillie McGahee Davis on Aug. 23, 1946 in Wrens.
Janice was a graduate of Central High, class of 1963 located in Newark, NJ. She continued her education by receiving her BA degree at Mount Clair State College.
Janice enjoyed cheerleading and being a seamstress. She worked as a purchaser for a major New York retailer for years.
Winona Williford Silas Hodge, 86, devoted, loving wife of 21 years to the late Thomas Silas and 32 years to the late O.W. “Skeet” Hodge, entered into her eternal rest Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Nov. 5, 2017 in the James Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James M. Ford officiating. Interment were in the Gibson City Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 7.
William “Bill” Harris Dozier, 79, loving companion to Dianne E. Cox and loving husband to the late Virginia Hambrick Dozier, entered into his eternal rest Thursday morning, Nov. 2, 2017, at Augusta University Medical Center.
Funeral services were held at James Funeral Home Chapel at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2017 with Dr. James M. Ford officiating. Interment followed in the Wrens Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Hollis James Chalker, Sr., age 92 of Chalker Road, Gibson, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 in the University Hospital, McDuffie County.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Magnolia Baptist Church, Gibson, with Rev. Jimmy Richardson and Rev. James Canada officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Michael Gilmer, Jeffrey Chalker, Wayne Landrum, Denny Landrum, Marvin Johnson and Barney Johnson.
Mr. Roy Boulineau, age 82 of Church Street, Bartow, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 at his residence.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Bartow City Cemetery, Bartow, with Rev. Paul Harris officiating.
A native of Bartow, Roy was a son of the late Millard E. Boulineau and Mary Lou Brett Boulineau. He served in the Georgia National Guard, retired from the Washington State Prison as a Corrections Officer, and was a member of the Bartow Baptist Church where he was the worship leader and choir director for many years.