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Allen, Willie James (In Memoriam)  
January 17, 2011 You were always a shining example of what a good father should be. You are still missed and loved! Your wife, daughter, grands and great grands
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 19, 2016
Anderson, William*  
Anderson AUGUSTA, Ga. - Former Richmond County Sheriff William A. (Bill) Anderson, age 80, of Augusta, passed away peacefully Friday, June 17, 2016, at his home under SouthEast Hospice Care, surrounded by his loving family. Born September 30, 1935, Bill was the eldest son of the late Thomas J. and Katie Belle Tankersley Anderson. He was a 1953 graduate of Richmond Academy and later attended Junior College of Augusta, Augusta College and The University of Georgia from 1953 until 1957 when he was called to service for his country in the Navy. Upon his honorable discharge, he worked for Charleston-Weston-Carolina Railroad & United Automatic Computers until 1961, when, in service to his community and Richmond County, he joined the Richmond County Sheriff's Department. In 1964 he was promoted to Investigator after successful completion of training at the Federal Bureau of Investigations under the directorship of J. Edgar Hoover. During 1971 he filled the seat of Sheriff for Richmond County and ran again on the Republican ticket in 1974 winning the election and being congratulated as the youngest sheriff in the state of Georgia with a personal letter from then President of the United States Richard Nixon on having more votes than Nixon in Richmond County. After his tenure as Sheriff he retired from The Richmond County Sheriff's Department and began his career as a General Contractor and owner-operator of Security Check, where he worked in collections for major retail chains. In addition to his membership at Pierce Memorial United Methodist Church, Sheriff Anderson was a member of many civic boards and Board of Directors including the Georgia Sheriff Boys Ranch, The Georgia Heart Association, The American Cancer Society, The Boy Scouts of America, West Augusta Rotary Club, Peace Officers Association of Georgia, and the Georgia Sheriffs Association Legislative Sub-Committee. He also served on the Board of Directors, as Past-President and Co-Founder of the Master's City Little League. Mr. Anderson was also the Richmond County Jaycees' Man of the Year. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his former wife, Gail Anderson, two sisters, Betty Jean Hattaway and Faye Corbin, and one brother, Robert H. Anderson. Sheriff Anderson is survived by his wife, Betty Johnson-Anderson, of Augusta, GA; three children, Duane (Janice) Anderson, Renae Mock of Augusta and Dawn (Ryan) Foos of Olathe, Kansas; nine grandchildren, Dylan and Dallas Anderson, Wade, Evan and Breann Faglier and Joshua Mock, all of Augusta, James, Micky and Cody Foos of Olathe, Kansas; three sisters-in-law, Carolyn Anderson of Hephzibah, GA, Carolyn Stapleton of Adrian, GA, and MaryAnn Cleveland of Milledgeville, GA; two brothers-in-law, Leroy Corbin of Beech Island, SC and Ron (Becky) Cowart of Blythe, GA; two nephews that were like his sons, Ralph Cowart and Alan Skipper of Statesboro, GA; special friends, Lawson Templeton and Jack Gordon of Augusta; and a host of nieces and nephews also survive. Visitation will be held Monday, June 20th, 2016, from 5pm until 8pm at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 3 pm, Tuesday, June 21st, 2016, from the Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian Cowart, Sheriff Greg Coursey, and Tim Pendrey officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be: Joe Anderson, Henry Black, Ken Eskew, Lee Goode, Dak McCall, Frank Tiller, Stoney Turnage and Bobby Wylds. Honorary Pallbearers will be deputies who served with Sheriff Anderson. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the American Cancer Society, SouthEast Hospice Care, 4325 Washington Rd., Ste. 103, Evans, GA or Southern Manor Retirement Inn, 1532 Fair Rd., Statesboro, GA 30458. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road Chapel, is in charge of arrangements for former Sheriff William A. (Bill) Anderson of Augusta.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 20, 2016
Andrews, Sara*  
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Sara Vaughn Andrews, age 73, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at her home in Louisville, Kentucky. Sara was the eldest daughter of Worth Andrews, Jr. and Anna Andrews. She was a 1960 graduate of Aquinas High School and attended Augusta College. She was a member of the Irish American Heritage Society and was retired from Delta Airlines. Sara was an avid college football fan and loved cheering for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Georgia Bulldogs. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Cathy Andrews Covert. She is survived by her sister Anne Andrews Feitelson and her husband Philip, and her brother Worth Andrews III and his wife Phillipa. She is also survived by brother-in-law David Covert and several nieces and nephews, Anna, Gregory, and Jeremy Feitelson, Andrew Hook, Sara Mills Tucker, Elizabeth Blitch and Worth Andrews IV. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Westover Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Russell Gambill, Edward Holmes, Bruce Jackson, Mike Rucker, Daniel Sheehan and Frank Ward. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, 1420 Monte Sano Ave., Augusta, GA 30904. The family will receive friends from 10:30 A.M. until the time of the service at the church. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 23, 2016
Auvenshine, David*  
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - David Mark Auvenshine, 67, husband of the late Marie Dailey Auvenshine, entered into rest Saturday, June 18, 2016. Graveside services will be held from Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro, GA, on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 11:00 AM, with Reverend Wayne Dixon officiating. Family and friends are requested to meet at the graveside. Mr. Auvenshine was a native of Waynesboro and was self-employed in antique car restoration. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Victoria, his brothers, Billy and Bobby Auvenshine, and his father, Leroy Martin. He is survived by his mother, Alice Carter Martin, of Waynesboro; his son David M. Auvenshine II, his wife Pamela, of Waynesboro, Celestine Talia Auvenshine Baker, her husband Jeffrey of Montgomery, TX, and Danielle Denise Auvenshine Raborn, her husband Bryon, of Waynesboro; his stepson, Craig Garrison, his wife Meredith, of Hiawasee, GA; his stepdaughter, Krista Motes, her husband Thomas, of Mooresburg, TN; his grandchildren, JJ, his wife Louise, Jessica Mathis, her husband Justin, Christian, Glenn, Gilbert, Cameron, Karen, Shane, Katie, Jakob, Joshua, Breanna, Faith, Sara, and Luke; and his great-grandchildren, Melonie, Allen, and Aaron, his brother Richard Auvenshine of Waynesboro. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr., Triangle, VA 22172. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA 30906. www.chanceandhydrick.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 24, 2016
Bailey Jr., Herbert*  
Bailey, Jr. LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. Herbert W. Bailey, Jr., 58, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at University Hospital in Augusta, GA. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Kalliokoski and Mary Rose Stein officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Bailey, Manuel Bailey, Landon Bailey, Scotty Roberson, John Bailey and Chris Bailey. Mr. Herbert W. Bailey, Jr. was born June 15, 1958 in Washington, GA, and he was employed as a diesel mechanic and truck driver before his retirement. He was an avid bluegrass fan and promoted many bluegrass concerts in this area. Herbie was also a member of New Hope Baptist Church Survivors include one son, Jason T. Bailey and fianc e, Jessica Castonguay of Dewy Rose, GA; one daughter, Patricia E. Massey of Elberton, GA; father, Herbert W. Bailey, Sr. and wife, Donna, of Washington, GA; mother, Patricia M. "Patsy" Partridge of Washington, GA; sister, Penny B. Roberson and husband, Mark, of Washington, GA; brother, Manuel P. Bailey and wife, Mercedes, of Washington, GA; five grandchildren; stepsister, Mary Ellen Partridge of Grovetown, GA; companion, Joan Broome and friend, Sheila Bailey. Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by a brother, Patrick G. Bailey and his stepfather, Harry Partridge. If so desired, memorial contribution may be made to Rehoboth Baptist Church, c/o Alan Ivey, 3028 Lovelace Road, Lincolnton, GA 30817. You may sign the family's online guest book at: www.reesfh.com . The family will receive friends at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Saggus, 431 Bailey Rd., Washington, GA. Visitation will be from 9 until 10:30 a.m. at Rees Funeral Home, 195 Peachtree St., Lincolnton, GA. 706-359-3222.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 24, 2016
Bales, Ralph*  
GIBSON, Ga. - Mr. Ralph Garry Bales, age 75, of Georgia Highway 171 South, Gibson, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 in the University Hospital, Augusta, GA. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 25, 2016 in the Mitchell Full Gospel Church, Mitchell, GA, with Rev. Chris Williford officiating. Mr. Bales will lie in state at the church from 10:00 to 11:00 AM prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Craig Hunnicutt, Anthony Griswell, Craig Reece, Mike Lyons, Scotty Usry and Sam Griswold. A native of Edgehill, Ralph was son of the late Rev. Ralph Bales and Glenice Cooper Bales. He was a painter and farmer and a founding member of Mitchell Full Gospel Church. Ralph is preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his son, Brian and Tiffany Bales, granddaughter, Taylor Bales, sisters, Cristal Hunnicutt and Kay and Rev. Jacky Downs, all of Mitchell. The Bales family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Friday, June 24, at the funeral home. You may sign the family's personal guestbook online at www.taylorfhgibson.com . Taylor Funeral Home, 57 College Place, Gibson, GA 30810, 706-598-2301, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from June 23 to June 24, 2016
Barela, Nancy (In Memoriam)  
11-9-1951 ~ 6-24-2010 You still live on in the hearts and minds of the loving family you left behind Sadly Missed By Bob, Rick, Rob, Jessica & Chris
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 24, 2016
Barrineau, Gladys*  
GEORGETOWN, S.C. - Gladys McLean Barrineau, 97, widow of Whaley Alton Barrineau, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Barrineau was born in Darlington on May 28, 1919, a daughter of the late William Jordan McLean and Emily Tarte McLean. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Andrews High School. She was the last chapter member of Screven Baptist Church. Mrs. Barrineau was a docent at the Kaminski House. Gladys lived life to the fullest. Surviving are: two sons, Tim Whaley Barrineau (Pam) of Gulf Port, MS, and Patrick M. Barrineau (Donna) of Anderson; three daughters, Angela B. Ard of Georgetown, Judy Barrineau of Augusta, GA and Emily B. Davidson (Dennis) of Moncks Corner; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Barrineau was predeceased by: two brothers, Claude David McLean, Sr. and Alton W. McLean; and two sisters, Christine M. Davis and Alice M. Smith. A memorial service will be two o'clock Saturday afternoon, June 18, 2016 at Screven Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. William H. Puckett, Jr., Rev. Daryl Tanner and Rev. Danny Chamblee. Inurnment will be private. The family will receive friends from one until two o'clock, Saturday, June 18, 2016, in the Church Sanctuary. Sign a guest book at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to: Tidelands Community Hospice House, 1139 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, SC 29440 or Screven Baptist Church, 2221 S. Island Rd., Georgetown, SC 29440 or Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 558 Black River Rd., Georgetown, SC 29440 The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 17, 2016
Bell, Mary*  
WARRENTON, Ga. - Funeral Services for Mrs. Mary Alice Kendrick Bell of Warrenton, GA, will be Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Thankful Baptist Church, Mitchell, GA, and Rev. Leroy Hudson Pastor/Eulogist She leaves to cherish her memories, husband Ennis Bell, Jr.; children: Steven McCoy of New York and Ricardo Bell of Warrenton, GA; 7 grandchildren; siblings: Ella Mae Barnes, Clarence Grier, Eddie B. Kendrick, Marian Harris, Jerry Ivey and Alexander Ivey. Funeral service entrusted to Dawson s Mortuary, 98 Hopgood Street, Warrenton, GA.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 18, 2016
Blair, Rodney*  
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Rodney Fitzgerald Blair, 44, of Augusta, GA entered into eternal rest on June 18, 2016. He was born on August 20,1971 to Floyd and Patricia Blair. He was a graduate of Glenn Hills High School and attended Alcorn State University. Rodney began his love for music at Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School. He was an accomplished musician and played a variety of instruments such as the saxophone, piano, and guitar. Also, he was a talented artist, singer, and actor. His true passion was working with computers and spent 20 years as an IT Specialist professional. He was preceded in death by his brother, Alexander Williams, and sister-in-law, Eugenia Blair. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving fianc e, Samara Watts, his ex-wife, Jennifer Blair, his mother, Patricia (Willie) Embry, his father Floyd (Tonya) Blair, his daughters Taylar (Scottavius) Lofton, Sydney Blair, and Morgan Blair. He also leaves three sisters, Dr. Aleksandriya (Phillip) Holiday, Major Terrilyn Williams, Alicia Wells, one brother, Eric (Donna) Blair, one grandson, Jadyn Jordan, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends. A Memorial service/Celebration of Life for Rodney will be held at 11 am on Friday, June 24, 2016 at Faith Outreach Church, 2664 Willis Foreman Road in Hephzibah, Georgia 30815.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 21, 2016
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