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Mr. Harold Leon Segers
THOMSON, Ga.- Mr. Harold Leon Segers, age 81, beloved husband of Katherine Adams Segers of Washington Road, Thomson, died Saturday, March 13, 2004, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, 2004 in the Thomson First Baptist Church with Dr. Jimmy Elder officiating. Burial was in the family plot at Fort Creek Baptist Church cemetery in Dearing.

Pallbearers were Donald Segers, Tommy Segers, Hugh Echols, Jim Athanaelos, Buddy Haddon and Russell Gilliam. Honorary Pallbearers were Kenneth Usry, Lemuel Brooks, Buddy Darden, Dr. David Ruehle, Greg Harden, Marion Culpepper, Jr., Beeman Barnet, Jimmy Poston, Dennis Sanders, Otis Harrison, Ed Blanco, Roy Yelton, Billy Green, Don Reese, Chip Atkins, Hudson Hopkins, Rusty Lovelace and members of Thomson First Baptist Church Men's Bible Class.

Mr. Segers was a native of Banks County, Georgia, but had lived in Thomson for more than 53 years. He served in the Army Infantry in WWII and landed in France in 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge in Berzbuar, Germany and single-handedly cleared a minefield using just his bayonet as a mine detector while exposed to constant enemy fire. For his bravery he was honored with the bronze star. He retired after 30 years of service at the Dupont Company at the Savannah River Plant.

He built and operated the first self-service car washes in McDuffie County. He was a charter member of the Thomson Exchange Club, helping the club with their annual horse show. He served on the board of the Ten-Sixties, the forerunner of the Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Segers was an active member of the Thomson Field Archers, the Thomson Boat Club, and the Shade Tree A's, a Model A classic car club. He was a longtime member of the Thomson First Baptist Church where he served on the Grounds Committee and was a member of the Men's Bible Class.

Survivors include his devoted wife of 58 years, Katherine Adams Segers; his daughter and son-in-law, Kay & Bob Manning, all of Thomson; a sister, Martha Segers Chastain of Ellijay, Ga.; brothers, Col. Frank Segers, USAF Ret. of Birmingham, Ala. and Duard Segers of Naples, Fla.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Thomson, 253 Jackson Street, Thomson, Ga. 30824 or to the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1101 15th Street, Augusta, Ga. 30901 in memory of Mr. Segers.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Charles "Chuck" O. Wells
DEARING, Ga.- Entered into rest Monday, March 15, 2004, Mr. Charles " Chuck" O. Wells, 57, husband of Billie Jean Cornelius Wells, of Neals Mill Road, Dearing.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 18, 2004, at Dearing Baptist Church, with the Rev. Michael Timmerman, Rev. David Harbeson, and Mr. Darrell Wells officiating. Interment will be in the Westview Cemetery, Thomson.

Mr. Wells, a native of Lithonia, Ga., was a mechanic for Fleming Tire and Wheel and an Army veteran of Korea. He was a deacon and member of Dearing Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Billie Jean Cornelius Wells; his mother Mary Wells, Thomson; two sons, David Wells, Dearing, and Ryan Wells, Arlington, Tx.; one brother, Bill Wells, Augusta; one sister, Sandy Kitchens, Augusta; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Gheesling, Larry Zimmerman, George Holliman, Lem Brooks, Kristopher Wells, and Pete Bales.

Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Dearing Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Relay For Life c/o Dearing Baptist Church, PO Box 278, Dearing, Ga., 30808

The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service.

Starling Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Abbie Mae "Abbie Gail" Beasley Bonner
THOMSON, Ga.- Funeral services for Ms. Abbie Mae 'Abbie Gail' Beasley Bonner of Watson Street, Thomson, were held on Sunday, March 7, 2004, at 3 p.m., at the Mount Aldred C.M.E. Church, Warren County, Rev. George Glenn, pastor, officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Survivors are two sons, Willie Jeffery Ramsey, Harlem, Ricky Aundrae Ramsey, Kaleen, Texas; and one daughter, Kaesha Ramsey, Thomson, one sister, Mary Alice Morris, Simsonville, Ky.; 13 grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. W. DeWitt Campbell
THOMSON, Ga.- Mr. W. DeWitt Campbell, 53, of Tankersley Road, Thomson, entered into rest March 4, 2004, at the Medical College of Georgia.
He was the beloved husband of Sandra Porter Campbell. Survivors are wife, Sandra P. Campbell, Thomson; sons, Patrick R. Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn., Tyler A. Campbell, Augusta, Ga.; brother, Harold W. Campbell, Fredericksburg, Va. Mr. Campbell was born in Richmond, Virginia and was the son of the late Walter Campbell and the late Minnie Lee Dinsmore.

He had lived in Nashville, Tenn., before moving to Thomson five years ago. Mr. Campbell was a Baptist and retired as an accountant.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 6, 2004 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Vest officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 1725, Augusta, GA, 30903-1725.

Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Lawrence E. Clark
International Paper Company retiree
DEARING, Ga.- Entered into rest Friday, March 5, 2004, at the St. Joseph Hospital, Augusta, Mr. Lawrence E. Clark, 73, husband of Jennell Kitchens Clark, of McCorkle Drive, Dearing.
Funeral Services were held Sunday, March 7, 2004 at 2 p.m., at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Todd Upchurch officiating. Interment was in Bellevue Memorial Gardens near Grovetown.

Mr. Clark, a native of McDuffie County, was an Army veteran of the Korean War, and had retired from International Paper Company. He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Eddie and Sylvia Clark of Locust Grove, Ga.; a daughter, Kathy and Ray Quesenberry, Panama City, Fla.; one brother, Wyman Clark, Dearing; one sister, Ruth Clark, Dearing. Grandchildren are Steven Gabbard, Jim Clark, Melissa Gabbard, Kristi Clark, Casey Quesenberry, Kristy Quesenberry, Michelle Quesenberry.

Pallbearers were Jim Slaughter, Franklin Jones, Jack McCorkle, Mike Phillips, Darrell Treadwell and J.B. Key.

Starling Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Barbara Oliphant Hefner
THOMSON, Ga.- Ms. Barbara Oliphant Hefner, 53, of Whiteoak Road, died Saturday, March 6, 2004.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, March 9, in the New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Holbrook officiating. Burial was in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Hefner was a native of Jefferson County, but had lived in Thomson for many years. She was a material manager at Augusta Coating and Manufacturing Company. She was a member of Ways Baptist Church but had been attending New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Marijane Hefner and Heather Warner, both of Thomson; her sister, Dianne Norris, Thomson; four brothers, Jack Oliphant, Jr., Thomson, Tommy Oliphant, Warrenton, David Oliphant, Thomson and Billy Oliphant, Grovetown and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Robert Renew, Steve Smith, Andrew Swan, Newt Swan, Patrick Ivey and Charles Weisner.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Thelma M. Hollis
THOMSON, Ga.- Mrs. Thelma M. Hollis, age 82, of Thomson, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at the Thomson Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness.
She was a native of Coffee County but, had lived in Thomson since 1973. Thelma was the daughter of the late Leonard C. Music and Belle Johnson Music and was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Hollis; a daughter, Latrelle White; three brothers Elmer, Felton and L.C. Music and two sisters, CeElla Mitchell and Inez Cain. She was of the Church of God Faith.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Hollis and wife, Rosie, of Thomson and Brad Barber and wife, Melissa of Atlanta; three daughters, Shirley Jenkins, Debbie Neal and husband, Keith and Donna Brabham, all of Thomson. Nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild also survive.

Funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 11 a.m., from the chapel of Crosby Funeral Home with Rev. Denny Music and Rev. Randy Dunaway officiating. Interment followed in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were B.J. Hollis, Jason Neal, Shane Jenkins, Brian Brabham, Jeffrey Brabham, Tyler Key, Jerry Music, and Keith Neal. All those in attendance will be considered honorary escorts.

Crosby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Robert W. Mayo Sr.
THOMSON, Ga.- Mr. Robert W. Mayo Sr., 69, is gone to be with the Lord and his loving wife, Ruth S. Mayo, of 50 years.
He died Monday, March 1, 2004, in Doctors Hospital. Graveside services were held Thursday, March 4, 2004, in Westview Cemetery with the Revs. Dan White and Mark Taylor officiating.

Mr. Mayo was a native of Columbia County. He was a retired Teamster Truck Driver and was currently employed at the Gordon Lakes Golf Course at Fort Gordon. He was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church.

The family said he was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include three daughters, Cindy Fuller, Thomson, Cheryl Loungeway, Grovetown and Debbie Taylor, Fayetteville; his son, Robert W. Mayo Jr., Newnan; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shiloh United Methodist Church.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Nellie McDaniel
AUGUSTA, Ga.-Entered into rest Sunday, March 7, 2004 at the Medical College of Georgia, Mrs. Nellie McDaniel of Grand Blvd.
Mrs. McDaniel was a native of McDuffie County, but made her home in Augusta. She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of which Rev. Thomas Walker, is pastor, where she served on the Missionary Ministry.

Survivors include a devoted daughter, Mrs. Betty J. Moss; two sons, Mr. Alvin McDaniel, Augusta, Mr. Tilman McDaniel, Augusta; brother, Mr. Robert Hart, Thomson; sister, Mrs. Lorraine Jackson, Thomson; four devoted grandchildren, Ms. Yolanda Hart, Darrell McDaniel, Atlanta, Ms. Kenya Johnson, Charlotte, N.C. and Brandon McDaniel.

Arrangements will be announced later.

Mrs. Jeanette H. Neal
THOMSON, Ga.- Funeral services for Mrs. Jeanette H. Neal, 59, of Mt. Pleasant Rd., Thomson, who died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004 were held on Thursday, March 4, 2004 at 2 p.m. at the Thankful Baptist Church, Glascock County. Rev. Elder Nathaniel Wilson was the eulogist. Interment was in the churchyard cemetery.
Mrs. Neal was a Glascock County native and a member of the New Life in Christ.

Survivors are her devoted husband, Deacon Joseph Neal, Sr., Thomson; one son, Joseph Neal, Jr. of Bronx, N.Y.; two daughters, Pingular Neal of Gastonia, N.C. and Kim Neal of Thomson; four sisters, Patricia Stokes, Eva Jean Harris Kitchens and Clara Bradshaw all of Thomson, Janice Walker of New Jersey; three brothers, James Harris of Thomson, Wyman Harris and Lonzie Harris both of Gibson; six grandchildren, a host of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law; three aunts; one uncle; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. J. Lester Simons
AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mr. J. Lester Simons, age 79, entered into rest Sunday, March 7 at University Hospital.
Mr. Simons was the beloved husband of Margaret Hulsey Simons. He was from Jefferson County but had lived in the Augusta area since 1958. Mr. Simons had retired from Liquid Air as a Plant Operator and was currently employed with Budget Rental Car and was a member of First Primitive Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 10, at Elliott Sons Lumpkin Road Chapel with Elder Max Hicks officiating. Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

If so desired, donations may be made to First Primitive Baptist Church building fund.

Survivors include two sons, Ken Simons and wife Lisa, of Martinez, Jimmy Hulsey and wife Elaine, of Thomson; three daughters, Brenda Croft and husband Dale, of Barnwell, S.C., Debbie Davis of Martinez, and Marsha Hulsey of Martinez; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Elmer 'Bonnie' Simons of Charleston, S.C.; two sisters, Louise Ard of Charleston, S.C. and Vivian Newsome of Port Wentworth and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Roosevelt Wilson
THOMSON, Ga.- Funeral service for Mr. Roosevelt Wilson of Matthews Street, Thomson, were held Monday, March 8, 2004, at 2 p.m., at the Mount Aldred C.M.E. Church, Warren County. Rev. George Glenn, Pastor, officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Survivors are four children, Melvin Wilson, Wrens, Maryann Wilson, Wrens, Stanford Wilson, Thomson and Sheila Wilson, Thomson; five sisters, Regina McNair, Ruthnette McNair, both of Dearing, Catherine Lane, Thomson, Jennie Brown, Camak, Betty Crawford, Thomson; two brother, George McNair Jr., Thomson and Eddie Hubert Wilson of North Carolina; grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.

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