Mrs. Sharon Walker
Mrs. Sharon Faulkner Walker, 51, of 12 Indian Cove, died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at University Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with the Rev. Allan J. McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park.
Mrs. Walker, a native of Augusta, was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Charles B. Walker; two sons, Charles B. Walker Jr., Augusta, and Joseph M. Walker, Savannah; three daughters, Tracy W. Carswell and Dana M. Meeler, both of Augusta, and Leslie Klattig, Hamburg, Germany; her parents, Irving R. Faulkner Jr. and Willie Mae Faulkner, Augusta; a brother, Douglas Alan Faulkner, Augusta; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Steve Huffman, Pick Pinnell, Al Moore, Gene Skelton, Magruder Page and William Keenan.
Memorials may be made to the Church of the Most Holy Trinity Building Fund, 720 Telfair St., Augusta, GA 30901.
A rosary service will be at 7 p.m. today, and the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Poteet Funeral Home, Greene Street.
Mr. Marvin Yelton
State Highway Department retiree
Mr. Marvin Grady Yelton, 82, of 3468 Ray-Owens Road, died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at University Hospital, Augusta.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Damascus Baptist Church, Leah Community, Appling, with the Rev. Leon Anthony officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Yelton, a native of Rutherfordton, N.C., had retired from the State Highway Department. He was an Army veteran of World War II, where he received the Purple Heart, and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6445. He was a member of Harlem Masonic Lodge No. 276. He was a member of Damascus Baptist Church, where he was a member of Damascus Men's Bible Class.
Survivors include a daughter, Charlotte Barfield, Jonesboro, Ga.; a brother, Howard Yelton, Roducah, N.C.; a sister, Addie Mae Peacock, East Point, Ga.; and four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Wallace, Bill Lee, Irvin Partridge, Bobby Partridge, Mack Bartles and Robert Tankersley.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Damascus Men's Bible Class.
Memorials may be made to Damascus Baptist Church, 6375 Ridge Road, Appling, GA 30802.
Friends may call at the residence.
Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mary Allen
Mrs. Mary Tutt Allen, of 3015 1/2 Milledgeville Road, died Friday, April 17, 1998, at Forrest Lake Health Care.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church, Lincolnton, Ga., with the Rev. Willie J. White officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Allen, a native of Lincolnton, was a homemaker and a member of Newberry Baptist Church, where she was a member of the choir.
Survivors include one sister, Mamie Tutt Bigham.
Friends may call at the residence of Williams Funeral Home.
Mrs. Christine Brown
BARNWELL, S.C. -- Mrs. Christine Folk Brown, 63, died Tuesday, April 21, 1998, in Aiken.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Barnwell First Baptist Church with the Revs. Steve Burnette and Posey Belcher officiating. Burial will be in Barnwell County Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown, a native of Denmark, was a retired teacher with Guinyard Butler Middle School and a member of Barnwell First Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Winthrop University and received her masters degree from the University of South Carolina.
Survivors include her husband, John W. Brown Jr.; one son, Victor R. Brown, Lugoff; her mother, Olivia Welch Folk, Orangeburg; one brother, Jessie Folk Jr., Denmark; and one grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Palmetto Hospice, P.O. Box 1123, Bamberg, SC 29003.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Mole Funeral Home.
Mrs. Janice Carter
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Mrs. Janice Badger Carter, 40, of 545 Fifth Ave., died Friday, April 17, 1998, at the Medical Center of Columbus.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. A.R. Ruth officiating. Burial will be at the church.
Mrs. Carter, a native of Jacksonville, Fla., was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and St. Luke Baptist Church, Fairfax, S.C.
Survivors include her husband, Peter Tony Carter, Fairfax; her mother, Phebia Garvin Badger, Columbus; one brother, John A. Badger Jr., Jacksonville; and three sisters, Stephanie Badger and Beverly Williams, both of Jacksonville, and Joyce B. Carter, Allendale, S.C.
Cave Funeral Services, Allendale, is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Fred Foster
Mr. Fred W. Foster, 71, died Monday, April 20, 1998, at St. Joseph Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. Ted Miller officiating.
Mr. Foster, a native of Union, S.C., was a mechanic and a Baptist. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Hattie Mae Foster; one stepson, Donald Briggs, Grovetown; two stepdaughters, Patricia Miller, Grovetown, and Eva Mae Drew, Eutis, Fla.; one sister, Mildred Berry, Enoree, S.C.; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the military honor guard.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Thomas L. King Funeral Home.
Miss Cheryl Hillman
STAPLETON, Ga. -- Miss Cheryl E. Hillman, 46, of 6520 Wrens Highway, died Monday, April 21, 1998, at McDuffie County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, with the Rev. Mike Sutphin officiating. Burial will be in Reedy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Stapleton.
Miss Hillman, a native of McDuffie County, was a homemaker and attended Reedy Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include her parents, James and Shirley Hillman, both of Stapleton; four brothers, Jerry Hillman, Kenny Hackle and Ricky Johnson, all of Swainsboro, and Danny Hillman, Washington; and four sisters, Kelly Gomez and Vicky Arlege, both of Swainsboro, Teresa Wilburn, Norwood, and Gail Holbrook, Thomson.
Pallbearers will be Gene Holbrook, Ricky Hobbs, Irwin Hillman, Lynn Phillips, Tommy Hobbs and Eldridge Hillman.
Friends may call at the residence of Gail Holbrook, Lakeview Drive, or Curtis Funeral Home.
Mrs. Willie Mae Inman
Mrs. Willie Mae Inman, 85, of 3333 Threadneedle Road, died Saturday, April 18, 1998, at Kentwood Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Golden Camp Road, with the Robert Downs officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Inman, a native of Quitman, Ga., was a homemaker and a Jehovah's Witness.
Survivors include four sons, Thomas Inman, Birmingham, Ala., Daniel Inman, Decatur, Ga., Samuel Inman, Tallahassee, Fla., and Nathaniel Inman, Lakeland, Fla.; four daughters, Hattie Anderson, Augusta, Christene Bean and Loretta James, both of Riviera Beach, Fla., and Rosa Turner, Conyers, Ga.; two sisters, Lucinda Mitchell and Friendell Williams, both of Winter Haven, Fla.; and 28 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the residence or at Williams Funeral Home.
Mr. J. Donald Johnson Jr.
Mr. J. Donald Johnson Jr., 52, of 3720 Westlake Drive, died Tuesday, April 21, 1998, at Columbia Augusta Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m Thursday at The Church of the Good Shepherd with the Revs. Robert Fain and Daniel Brown officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park.
Mr. Johnson, a native of Richmond, Va., was a senior location manager with IBM, Augusta office, and was a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd. He was a board member of the American Red Cross, Augusta chapter, the Salvation Army, the Greater Augusta Community Foundation, the University Health Care Foundation and a member of the Augusta State University School Business Advisory Board and the Rotary Club of Augusta. He had been United Way Campaign Chair and second vice chairman of the American Red Cross, Augusta Chapter, board of directors, executive committee. He was a graduate of Virginia Polytechnical Institute, Blackburg, Va., with a bachelor of arts degree and received his master's of business administration from Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C. He was the chairman of the Olympic Torch Run through Augusta and was the recipient of the 1997 WJBF Channel 6 Giving Your Best Award.
Survivors include his wife, Penny Johnson; two sons, James D. Johnson III, Birmingham, Ala., and Michael L. Johnson, Greensboro, N.C.; one daughter, Katharine W. Johnson, Augusta; his mother, Marjorie Johnson, Richmond, Va.; and one sister, Elizabeth Woodall, Richmond.
Memorials may be made to the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross, 811 12th St., Augusta, GA 30901; the Salvation Army, 1384 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901; or the Friendship Community Center, 1720 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Platt's Funeral Home, North Belair Road.
Mrs. Stella Johnson
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Mrs. Stella L. Johnson, 73, died Saturday, April 11, 1998.
The funeral was Monday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Burial was in Laurel Hill Lutheran Church Cemetery, Clyo, Ga.
Mrs. Johnson was a native of Claxton, Ga.
Survivors include her husband, John A. Johnson Jr.; one son, Thomas W. Johnson, Gaston; two daughters, Bekki Boutwell, West Columbia, and Susan O'Bryan, Greensboro, N.C.; one brother, William Lightsey, St. Augustine, Fla.; three sisters, Nell Burdick and Katie Carpenter, both of Hephzibah, and Carolyn Kearsey, Atlanta; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Mamie Pelham
Mrs. Mamie Pelham, of 2530 Milledgeville Road, died Friday, April 17, 1998, at her residence.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Pelham was a beautician.
Survivors include one son, Harrison Taylor, Augusta; and three grandchildren.
Friends may call at Williams Funeral Home.