Mrs. Pennie Lee Boyd
DEARING, Ga.-Funeral services were held for Mrs. Pennie Lee Boyd of Hobbs Mill Road, Dearing, who died April 10, 2004, on Saturday, April 17, 2004 at the Popular Head Baptist Church of Christ, Dearing, with Rev. David Lowe, Pastor, officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Survivors are Fran Boyd, Dearing, William (Barbara) Boyd, Dearing, Polly (Lawson) Hopkins Sr., Bronx, N.Y., Mary Boyd, Washington, D.C., Penny Boyd, Washington, D.C., Pauline Boyd, Dearing, Ga., Sally (Earl) Collins Sr., Dearing, George (Gloria) Boyd, Dearing; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; one sister, Lula Samuels, Augusta; one brother, Detroit, Hobbs, Dearing; other relatives and friends.
Thomson Funeral Systems was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Thelma N. "Molly" McGee
BLYTHE, Ga. - Mrs. Thelma N. "Molly" McGee, age 77, beloved wife of the late Horace McGee, Sr. entered into rest Wednesday April 21, 2004 at St. Joseph Hospital.
Graveside services were held Saturday, April 24, 2004 in Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. Joel Munday officiating.
Mrs. McGee was a native of Dearing and lived in the Augusta area most of her life. She retired as a Supervising Cashier from the Ft. Gordon Commissary, and was a Baptist in faith.
Survivors include one son, Robert McGee of Augusta; three daughters, Shirley McGee Mills of Grovetown, Clara McGee Davis of Appling, Blanche McGee Gregory of Blythe, seventeen grand children and a host of great and great-great grandchildren.
Mrs. McGee was preceded in death by her son, Horace McGee, Jr.
Ms. Ethel Dora Maddox Smith
Retired Textile Worker
THOMSON, Ga. - Ms. Ethel Dora Maddox Smith, 94, died Saturday, April 21, 2007, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center in Thomson.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Thomas L. King Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Bellevue Memorial Gardens in Grovetown.
She retired from King Mill after more than 30 years of employment.
She was predeceased in death by one son, Charles Emory Smith, and one daughter, Ethel Lois Smith Sprowls.
Survivors include one son, E. Ervin Smith Jr., North Augusta; daughters, Catherine Smith Sprowls, Evans; Ann Smith Arnold, Modoc, S.C.; Dale Smith Wiggins, Appling; and Jewel Smith Thompson and Deborah Smith Capper, Augusta; one sister, Annie Bryant, Martinez; one brother, O.C. Maddox, Augusta.
She was the wife of the late Ervin Edward Smith Sr.
Thomas L. King Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
St. Agnes J. Allen
DEARING, Ga. - Funeral services for St. Agnes J. Allen, 85, of Dearing, were held on Sunday, April 29, 2007, at 3 p.m., at The Mother House Of The United House Of Prayer For All People, Augusta, with Apostle W. P. Scott serving as eulogist. Interment was in The United House Of Prayer Church Cemetery in Dearing.
Survivors include two sons, Eugene (Jeanette) White and Henry (LaTonya) Rushen; a daughter, Gracie (Gerald) Parks; two sisters, Mary Bryson and Louise Gentry; two aunts, Emma Ransom and Isabella Atkins; one uncle Jewel Atkins; a son-in-law; Elliot Parker; 7 stepchildren; 4 god daughters; 34 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mr. Cecil Poss
Voice of the Bulldogs
THOMSON, Ga.- Mr. Cecil Poss, 68, beloved husband of Mrs. Pat Poss, of Gingerhill Road, died Saturday, April 24, 2004, in Doctor's Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 28, in Marshall Baptist Church with the Revs. John Prater and Don Reeves officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery.
Mr. Poss was a native of Wilkes County, but had lived in McDuffie County for many years. He was a 1953 graduate of Thomson High School. He was retired from Federal Paper Company. He was the "Voice of the Thomson High Bulldogs" for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Team. He was a member of Marshall Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and was a member of the Mens II Sunday School Class. He was also a Sunday School Teacher for many years.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Warren, Leonard Boyce and Thomas.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pat Poss, Thomson; two daughters, Sandy (Mike) Lloyd, Thomson and Dena (Jeff) Jeffers, Byron; two sons, Dewayne (Tawnie) Poss and Bruce (Sandra) Poss, both of Thomson; five sisters, Ruth Rogers, Easley, S.C., Helen Phillips, Dearing, Annette Thigpen, Norwood, Ralphine Powers and Leila Nunnally, both of Thomson; a brother, John Edwards Poss, Defuniak Springs, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Catherine, J.D. and John Cassidy Jeffers, Carol and Cameron Poss, Brianna Poss, James, William and Davey Lloyd and an honorary grandchild, Anna Newsome.
Pallbearers were members of the Mens II Sunday School Class and Mr. Dewayne Patrick.
Donations may be made to the Marshall Baptist Church Building Fund or Van Fund.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Artis Greene
WARRENTON, Ga. - Mr. Artis Greene, 86, of Warrenton, Ga., entered into rest April 18, 2004 at the University Hospital.
He was the beloved husband of Grace Chalker Greene for 61 years.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Chalker Greene, Warrenton; two sons: Tony Greene, Gibson, Art Greene (Laura Ellen), Richmond, Va.; two Daughters: Carolyn Greene Chester (Tom), Warrenton, Pamela Greene Duckworth (Tommy), Warrenton; one brother, Orville W. Greene, Marysville, California; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. Greene was a native of Hamilton County, Fla., and had lived in Warrenton, Ga. since 1963. He served in the U. S. Army during WWII, retired from the V. A. Medical Center and served as Warren County Road Superintendant for several years. Mr. Greene also attended the Believers Gospel Chapel.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. John Riemer officiating. Interment was in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Stacey Greene, Lance Green, Brent Jackson, Byron Holt, Tim Rooks and Steve Rooks.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Believers Gospel Chapel, 3562 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta, Ga., 30906.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Mose Harris
THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Mose Harris, 64, passed on Wednesday, April 18, 2007.
Funeral service for Mr. Harris, of Thomson, was held Monday, April 23, 2007, at 11 a.m. at the Springfield Baptist Church, with Rev. F.D. Favors, pastor, officiating. Interment was in Westview Cemetery.
Survivors are his loving wife, Mrs. Sabrina M. Harris, Thomson; a sister, Susie Ivey of Atlanta; stepchildren, Mary Jane Kendrick, Warrenton, Linda Elam, Dominique N. Jones, Bernard (Jean) Williams, Jose Elam, Junea Winfrey and Patrick Jones, all of Thomson, Jimmy (Barbara) Elam of Harrison, Ga., Ricky (Valerie) Elam, Memphis, Tenn., Timothy Lee (Sharon) Sinkfield of Virginia, Dwayne (Michelle) Sinkfield, Dearing, Edward (Sabrina) Sinkfield of Virginia and Sheila Sinkfield of Sparta; mother-in-law, Mrs. Patsy H. Jones; brother-in-law, Jeremy (Bernice) Jones of Thomson; devoted cousins, Joseph Harris of Florida and Bobby Watson of Columbus, Ohio, and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Ms. Juanita McGahee
THOMSON, Ga. - Funeral services for Ms. Juanita McGahee, of Thomson, were held on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Stoney Grove C.M.E. Church in Warrenton, with the Rev. Ralph Moore officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Survivors are one son, Rodgriquez D. McGahee, Thomson; parents, Bessie Lee McGahee and Robert W. McGahee, both of Thomson; step-father, Mr. Willie Major, step-mother, Mrs. Lois McGahee, both of Thomson; five brothers, Milton McGahee, Robert McGahee, Anthony D. Brown, all of Thomson, Johnny L. (Rosalind) McGahee, and Larry (Vanessa) McGahee, all of Atlanta; three sisters Shunta' McGahee, Thomson, Lucille West, Myrtle Beach, S.C., and D'Lynn (Sam) McCray, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Edna Brown Anderson
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Mrs. Edna Brown Anderson, 83, entered into rest on Monday, April 9, 2007, at Ohio State University Hospital.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 19, 2007, at 11 a.m. at B.A. Williams Memorial Chapel. Burial was at Savannah Valley Memorial Garden in Thomson.
Williams Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.