Reverend Sam Middleton
North Augusta, SC—The Reverend Sam Middleton, entered into rest March 29, 2021 at NHC Healthcare-North Augusta. Graveside services will be held 1 pm Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Edgefield with the Rev. David Colvin officiating. Mask and social distancing will be observed.
Reverend Middleton, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Carey Hill Baptist Church .He retired from pastoring after 28 years as pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church and 32 years as pastor of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He was also a retiree of the Lily Tulip Cup Company.
Survivors include his wife, Jessie M. Steven Mackie Middleton; three daughters, Julia M. Middleton, Patricia A. Middleton and Marci M. Middleton; three stepchildren, Marie (Winston) Morris, Shrelle V. Grimm and Joe L. (Leslie) Mackie; two brothers, Clarence Middleton and Alonzo (Rosa Lee) Middleton; two sisters, Mary (L.D.) Parks and Gladys Talbert; three aunts, Hattie Lena McCain, Vivian Christian and Thelma (Moses) Stokes; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, step grandchildren and friends. Viewing will be held from 2-6 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, SC (803) 279-0026. glbrightharpmortuary.com
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The Augusta Chronicle - April 4, 2021