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Mr. Paul Williams

Medical College of Georgia retiree

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

GROVETOWN -- Mr. Paul E. Williams, 75, of 4845 Columbia Road, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, in Augusta.

Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. William T. Deneke officiating.

Mr. Williams, a native of Kirkwood, N.Y., had lived in the Augusta area for 50 years. He had retired from the Medical College of Georgia. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Church of Our Savior.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Williams; three sons, Paul E. Williams Jr. and Robert E. Williams, both of Grovetown, and David Williams, Leesville, S.C.; two daughters, Glenda Patterson, Grovetown, and Patricia Garcia, Evans; two sisters, Elnora Wilson, LeRaysville, Pa., and Barbara Laird, Tyrone, N.M.; and nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the Church of Our Savior, 4227 Columbia Road, Martinez, GA 30907.

Friends may call at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Columbia Road.

Mr. C. Reginald Woods Sr.

Merchant

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

NEWINGTON, Ga. -- Mr. C. Reginald Woods Sr., of 201 Oliver Highway, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, at Bulloch Memorial Hospital, Statesboro.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Newington Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Scarborough officiating. Private burial will be in Newington City Cemetery.

Mr. Woods, a native of Screven County, had been a Newington merchant for 55 years. He served on the Newington Housing Authority and was a former member of the Newington Lions Club. He was a member and former deacon at Newington Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille Woodcock Woods; two sons, Charles R. Woods Jr., Valdosta, and H. Ashley Woods, Beaufort, S.C.; a brother, William M. Woods, Palm Harbor, Fla.; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Woods, Owen Woods, Billy Woods, Charlie Hutto, Gill Stewart and William Futch.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Newington Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Newington Baptist Church, c/o Hildreth Collum, Carson Street, Newington, GA 30446.

Friends may call until 10 a.m. Monday at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home, Sylvania.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Charles Jeffers

Retired policeman

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

SAVANNAH -- Mr. Charles Thomas Jeffers, 70, of 410 Clayton St., died Friday, June 19, 1998, at Tara Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jeffers Family Cemetery, Millen, with the Rev. Jerry Collins officiating.

Mr. Jeffers, a native of Jenkins County, had retired from the Savannah Police Department. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II, a Mason and a Baptist.

Survivors include a daughter, Becky J. Middleton, Ludowici; a brother, Joseph C. Jeffers, Savannah; a stepbrother, J.D. Mikell, Savannah; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home, Millen.

Mr. Charles Grice

Champion Plywood Co. retiree

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

SALUDA, S.C. -- Mr. Charles F. Grice, 71, of 913 W. Church St., died Saturday, June 20, 1998, at Saluda Nursing Center.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ramey Funeral Home. Burial will be in West Travis Park Cemetery.

Mr. Grice, a native of Aiken County, had retired from Champion Plywood Co. and from the Saluda Fire Department. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Saluda Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Havird Grice; two sons, Larry Douglas ``Doug'' Grice and Wayne Edwin Grice, both of Saluda; three daughters, Beverly Ann Grice, Lillie Catherine ``Cathy'' Dillard and Jeri Evelyn Porter, all of Saluda; and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Ben Cogburn

Retired farmer

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

EDGEFIELD, S.C. -- Mr. Ben R. Cogburn, 84, of 82 Prospector Drive, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Mike Hatfield and Bob Cato officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Cogburn, a native of Edgefield County, had retired as a farmer and was the former owner of Cogburn's Grill, Columbia. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion. He was a Mason and a 32-year member of the Gamecock Club. He was a member and deacon of Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Othella Balchin Cogburn; a brother, Steve Cogburn, West Columbia; and six sisters, Rebecca James, Helen Padgett Hare and Sue Cogburn, all of Edgefield, Ruby Mae Timmerman, Ninety Six, Rhett Oneal, Anderson, and Joan Nobles, Toccoa, Ga.

Memorials may be made to Little Stevens Creek Cemetery Fund or to Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery Fund, 1628 Lincolnton Highway, Elberton, GA 30635.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.

Rev. Allen Clarkson

Day school founder

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

The Rev. Allen Boykin Clarkson, longtime rector of Church of the Good Shepherd and founder of Episcopal Day School died Friday at his Augusta residence.

He was 85. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Church of the Good Shepherd on Walton Way.

The Rev. Clarkson was a leader in the parochial day school movement in the Episcopal church and founded Episcopal Day School in Augusta in 1944. He also was one of the founders of the National Association of Episcopal Schools.

He was rector of Church of the Good Shepherd from 1942 to 1979 and was rector emeritus from 1980 until his death. When he came to Augusta in 1942, there were five Episcopal churches here. By the time the Rev. Clarkson retired in 1979, he had a ``greater or lesser influence'' on the birth of eight more churches, he said in a 1979 article in The Augusta Chronicle.

The Rev. Clarkson did not abandon church work when he retired. From 1980 until his death, he also assisted at various Episcopal parishes in Georgia and South Carolina. He was the priest-in-charge at All Saints Church in Beech Island from 1981 to 1986.

The Rev. Clarkson was born May 15, 1913 in Columbia. He was the son of the late Nathaniel Heyward Clarkson and Floride Cantey.

He earned a bachelor's degree in history in 1936 from the University of South Carolina. In 1939, he received a bachelor of divinity degree from St. Luke's Seminary at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. The Rev. Clarkson received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree in 1971 from the University of the South.

The Rev. Clarkson began his career as a lay assistant at Trinity Church in Columbia, where he served from 1932-1936. He was ordained deacon at Trinity Church in 1939. In 1940, he was ordained priest at the Church of Our Savior in Trenton, S.C.

He was the rector of Trinity Church in Edgefield and was the priest-in-charge at Grace Church in Ridge Spring, S.C. and Church of Our Savior in Trenton.

The Rev. Clarkson was an honorary canon at the Cathedral of St. Paul in Savannah, president of Provincial Parochial School Commission from 1966-1967, a former president of standing committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia and a delegate to seven General Conventions of the Episcopal Church, a national governing body that meets every three years.

The Rev. Clarkson was a member and former president of the Ministerial Association of Augusta. He also was a member of the Lions Club, the Beech Island Agricultural Club, the Richmond County Historical Society, Historic Augusta, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and the Red Ribbon Society of the University of the South.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Hamby Clarkson; three sons, Allen B. Clarkson Jr., of New York., Ted H. Clarkson, of Augusta and William D. Clarkson, of St. Matthews, S.C.; two daughters, Mary H. Kelly, of Columbia, and Floride C. Dickert, of Augusta; and eight grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Allen B. Clarkson Jr., William D. Clarkson, Neal W. Dickert, Neal W. Dickert Jr., A. Makey Brabham, Ted H. Clarkson, Thomas L. Wagner Jr., Thomas C. Kelly, R. Westmoreland Clarkson and A. McKay Brabham III.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Church of the Good Shepherd Parish House.

Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Patricia Challenger

Registered nurse

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

Mrs. Patricia ``Pat'' Challenger, 53, died Wednesday, June 17, 1998, in Columbia County.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Columbia Road, with the Rev. Howard Palmatier officiating.

Mrs. Challenger, a native of Ballston Spa, N.Y., had lived in Augusta for 20 years. She was a graduate of the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia, where she was a member of the Alumni Association, and of Chaminade University, Honolulu. She was a registered nurse and clinical research coordinator at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center. She was a member of the Augusta Striders and the Augusta Freewheelers. She was a member of the female barbershop quartet Satin Trim and the mixed quartet Dynamic, and she volunteered on the uniform and make-up committee for the Garden City Barber Shop Chorus. She was a Protestant.

Survivors include her husband, William H. ``Chall'' Challenger; a son, Brett A. Challenger, Izmir, Turkey; a daughter, Jill Debra Challenger Painter, Paris, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Sheri Challenger Perkins, Hickory, N.C.; her father, Lyman Palmatier, Melbourne, Fla.; her mother, Doris Palmatier, Barefoot Bay, Fla.; a brother, Richard L. Palmatier, Schenectady, N.Y.; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1725, Augusta, GA 30903, or to the Arthritis Foundation, (404) 872-7100.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Lizzie Booker

Domestic worker

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

THOMSON -- Mrs. Lizzie Lee Booker, 85, of Thomson Manor Nursing Home, died Thursday, June 18, 1998, at McDuffie County Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Moores Funeral Home, Harlem, with the Rev. Nathan Jones officiating. Burial will be in Cherry Hill Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Harlem.

Mrs. Booker, a native of Columbia County, had lived in Thomson most of her life. She was a domestic worker and a member of Cherry Hill Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Mamie Lee, Harlem, and Lillian Lee, Augusta.

Friends may call at the residence of Mamie Lee, 6272 Harps Drive, Harlem, or at the funeral home.

Mr. Louis Barnes

Retired contractor

Announcement dated June 21, 1998

Mr. Louis William Barnes, 70, of 1834 Phinizy Road, died Friday, June 19, 1998, at Fort Sanders Hospital, Sevierville, Tenn.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road, with the Revs. Bobby Renew and Keith Gilliam officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Barnes, a native of Augusta, had retired from L.B. Barnes Construction Co. as a contractor. He was a Merchant Marines veteran of World War II and a member of Flowing Wells Congregational Holiness Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn L. Barnes; two sons, Louis W. Barnes II, Albert Lea, Minn., and Billy Braswell, Lincolnton; four daughters, Gail Salters, Eufaula, Ala., Michelle Adams, Grovetown, Bonnie Barnes, Hephzibah, and Teresa Meadows, Evans; two sisters, Mary Holloway, Augusta, and Martha Creswell, Atlanta; and 16 grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Paul Holloway, Chuck Creswell, Randy Hollar, Greg Creswell, Rodney Hollar and Rat Sowell.

Memorials may be made to Flowing Wells Congregational Holiness Church Worship Center, 1233 Flowing Wells Road, Augusta, GA 30909.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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