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Obituaries

 Diane  Powell

Diane Powell

December 26, 1957 - March 1, 2019

Diane Powell

 

Augusta, GA- Kathryn Diane Powell, 61, beloved mother of Samantha Servidio (Brady), grandmother of Maddox, and precious daughter of Carl and Doris Powell, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019.

 

Survivors include her sister: Susan (Jody); brothers: Steven (Zahra) and Bruce (Melissa); niece: Alessandra; nephew: Brendan; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; longtime friend, Karen Paulk and her fur baby: Penelope. She is preceded in death by her grandparents: Starling E. Powell, Emmie Rhodes Mills, Seawright and Daisy Jones O’Tyson.

 

Diane was a dental hygienist in Atlanta for 37 years. She loved working on crafts and made many beautiful items. She was family oriented, had a generous heart, and loved her extended family especially her aunt, Pam Chance, who helped with her care. She suffered through five years of cancer with grace and dignity.

 

The family would like to thank the administrators and staff at Harrington Park and her special caregivers Melanie, Melinda, Tonya, and India for their compassionate care.

 

A memorial service will be Monday, March 11, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.

 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901.

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909.  762-994-0311

 

 Katharina Maria  Crews

Katharina Maria Crews

September 10, 1926 - February 27, 2019

Katharina Maria Crews, age 92, of Dearing, Georgia entered into rest on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at her residence surrounding by her loving family.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Newman Cone Crews; son, Newman Cone Crews Jr.; parents, Barbara and Adolf Schwarz; sister, Mimi D'Alelio; brother, Gustav Schwarz and son-in-law, Bill Quinn.

 

Katharina is survived by her daughter, Heidi Quinn; granddaughters, Tiera Crews and Carly Crews; grandsons, Newman Crews, III and Zane Crews; great-grandsons, Newman Crews IV and Ryan Crews; great-granddaughter, Zipporah Crews; the mother of her great grandsons Elizabeth Crews and her sister, Heidi Pirgstaller residing in Fuerth, Germany. 

 

She was a WWII bride born in Fuerth, Germany Sept 10 1926.  Married for nearly 50 years to Newman and resided in West Palm Beach Florida for nearly 60 years.  She was the owner of Crews Coin Laundry for 25 years.  Katharina travelled the world extensively with her daughter and son-in-law and lived in the Western Pacific on the island of The Republic of Palau for 2 years.  She became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. in 1952 and held a diplomatic passport for 2 years.

 

The family would like to thank Debra Middlebrooks and Heartland Hospice for the loving care.

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909.  762-994-0311

 Douglas Eugene Bennett

Douglas Eugene Bennett

June 15, 1943 - February 24, 2019

Mr. Douglas Eugene Bennett passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 at his home. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Eugene Bennett.

Survivors include his two daughters, Kelli Paige Bennett, Augusta, and Gloria Lynn Blake, Washougal, Washington, mother, Dollie Clarice Bennett, Augusta, two brothers, Joseph R. Bennett (Cynthia), Augusta, and Paul Michael Bennett (Sharon), three sisters, Elaine Freville (Bob), Wrens, Ga, Donna Marie Newman, Hephzibah, Ga, and Teresa Ann Nunnaley, Yuma, Arizona, three grandchildren, Rachael and Patrick Blake, Kelli Ann Diaz of Washougal, Washington, one great granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Diaz, Washougal, Washington, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bennett served in the United States Army, 82nd Airborne Division. He was a builder and businessman.

The funeral service will be Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Arlington Burial & Cremation with burial in Cook Family Cemetery in Wilkinson County, Ga at 3:00 P.M. The family will have a brief visitation at 10:30 A.M. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Dr., S-C, Augusta, GA 30909.  762-994-0311

 Timothy "Tim"  Carlton

Timothy "Tim" Carlton

July 8, 1958 - February 18, 2019

Aiken County Coroner Timothy “Tim” Carlton, age 60, of Aiken, SC, entered into rest at his residence with his loving family by his side.  He is preceded in death by his father, Robert A. Carlton, Jr.  

 

Tim is survived by his wife, Nana Carlton; sons, Chris (Jill) Carlton; Joe (Allyson) Carlton; Tyrus (Rachel) Carlton; mother, Pat Carlton; sisters, Debbie (Ricky) Corley; Lisa Osment; Sherri Carlton; brothers, Butch Carlton; Charles Carlton and six grandchildren, Ella, Emmett, Stark, Merritt, Liam, and East. 

 

Tim was a U.S. Army Veteran and came to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office in 1998. He was elected to the office in 2004 and was honored to serve the county for almost 21 years. 

 

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at Lakeside Baptist Church, 4280 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Clearwater, SC 29842.  Rev. Tad Marshall and Rev. John George, officiating.  Interment will follow in Vaucluse Cemetery, Vaucluse, SC.  The family will receive friends on Friday, February 22, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church.  In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Lakeside Baptist Church Missions. 

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Dr., S-C, Augusta, GA 30909.  762-994-0311

 Daniel Joseph  McBurney

Daniel Joseph McBurney

November 2, 1969 - February 17, 2019

Daniel Joseph McBurney, age 49, of Augusta entered into rest on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Augusta University Medical Center.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Eddie Paul McBurney and Doris Runnette McBurney Jarrard.

Daniel is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Renea McBurney; sisters, Paula (Alan) Truesdell, Penny Willgus, Robin (David) Turberville; brother, Terry (Rhonda) McBurney; grandson, Jaxsen McMillan and life partner, Nancy Jennings.

Daniel loved Nascar, being outdoors doing yardwork, hunting, fishing, riding dirt bikes and four wheelers.  He especially loved spending time with family and friends.

A Special Acknowledgement to his longtime friends Trey, Gail, Tabatha and Cindy for all the care and help shown to Daniel and his family. 

A Celebration of Life Service will be on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Old Union Baptist Church, 6095 Old Union Road, Harlem, GA 30814.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909.  762-994-0311

 Manfred Hans Herman  Gross

Manfred Hans Herman Gross

June 21, 1936 - February 14, 2019

 

Manfred Gross, son of Else and Hans Herman Gross of Kurtschlag, Germany, died peacefully among his family in North Augusta, South Carolina, Thursday afternoon, February 14th, Valentine’s Day.  He will be remembered fondly for his sense of humor and love of pranks, his love of animals and music, and for having lived a big, adventurous life.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61-years, Renate Gross and daughters Susi Garvin, Nancy Whitley and Julie Fellers, Son-in-law’s Wayne Garvin, Johnny Whitley, and David Fellers and grandchildren, Jackson Whitley, Jake Whitley and Olivia Garvin.
Our entire family sincerely thanks the many Alliance Hospice Care team members for their care and assistance with Manfred.
A private celebration of life ceremony will be held June 21, 2019. 
Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive Suite C, Augusta, GA  30909.  (762) 994-0311
 
 Shannon Clayborn  McCauley

Shannon Clayborn McCauley

April 10, 1978 - February 10, 2019

Shannon Clayborn McCauley, age 40, of Lincolnton entered into rest on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta with her loving family by her side.  She is preceded in death by her Grandmother, Lillian Davis.  Shannon is survived by her husband, Bryan McCauley, Lincolnton; daughters, Aireal and Whitney McCauley, Lincolnton; parents, Steven and Susan Clayborn, Grovetown; brother, Shawn (Julie) Clayborn, Grovetown; nieces, Samantha and Allie Clayborn, Grovetown; father and mother in law, Billy and Debra McCauley, Harlem.

Shannon attended Harlem High School was a graduate of Brenau University and was employed in the Contract Division at Ft. Gordon.

Celebration of Life service will be on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Faith Community Church, 1477 Leathersville Rd., Lincolnton, GA 30817.  Pastor John Belangia, officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.  The family request that in lieu of flowers contributions to Faith Community Church.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Dr., S-C, Augusta, GA 30909.  762-994-0311

 Kirk Carlton  Hardy

Kirk Carlton Hardy

December 7, 1956 - February 8, 2019

Kirk Carlton Hardy, 62, died February 8, 2019 at his home, following a brief illness, with his loving family by his side.

 

A lifelong resident of Augusta, Kirk was born to Lamar and Athalee Hardy on December 7, 1956. He was employed by E-Z-GO for 34 years, and even enjoyed working on golf carts in his spare time.  Always mechanically minded, he loved tinkering with electronic equipment – especially fixing things people thought were broken. And on weekend afternoons, you would almost always find him riding his motorcycle with Ginger, his wife of 38 years.

 

Kirk was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by Ginger; stepsons Jeremy (Kristie) and Justin (Tricia); grandchildren Alisha (Steven), Madeline, Andrew, and Sophia; great-grandchildren Anna and Paige; brothers Henry and Lamar “Bubba” (Pat); and sisters Karen (Tim) and Marlee. 

 

The family will have a Celebration of Life to remember Kirk on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at 1621 Winter Street, Augusta.  In lieu of flowers, they’re requesting donations to the American Cancer Society.

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909.  762-994-0311

 Rena Dolores  Lawrence

Rena Dolores Lawrence

October 7, 1936 - February 6, 2019

Mrs. Rena Dolores Lawrence, age 82 of Jackson, SC entered into rest on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at her residence.  She had been a life-long member of the Eastern Stars and enjoyed her family, dogs and crossword puzzles.  Rena was a wonderful mother and a friend to many.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Billy Lawrence, Sr.  Survivors include her son, Billy M. Lawrence, Jr., daughter, Rhonda L. Mabutas and son-in-law, Luis L. Mabutas.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com

Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive Suite C, Augusta, GA  30909.  (762) 994-0311

 Andrew Roy  Willard

Andrew Roy Willard

September 23, 1932 - February 5, 2019

Mr. Andrew Roy Willard, age 86 of Augusta, GA entered into rest Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  He was a loving husband of 25 years to Lydia Hellenschmidt Willard.

Mr. Willard was a native of Montpelier, Vermont but has lived in Augusta for several years. He served in the United States Army serving two tours in Vietnam. During his military career he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Army Occupational Medal (Germany), Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with a Silver Star and two Bronze Service Stars, and Bronze Star Medal.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter,  Marlene R. Willard, grandchildren, great grandchildren, siblings,  Arlene Willard Sweeney, Joyce Willard McGhinnis, and Clarence Willard, nieces, and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Mary Willard, son, Andrew R. Willard, Jr., siblings, Phyllis Willard Morris, Earl Willard, Maurice Willard and Beverly Willard Thorburn.

A private service will be held at the American Legion 178 on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3pm. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion 178, 3219 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, Georgia 30906 in memory of Andrew Roy Willard.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com 

Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive Suite C, Augusta, GA  30909.  (762) 994-0311

Rev. Thomas F.   John

Rev. Thomas F. John

October 10, 1958 - January 31, 2019

Reverend Thomas F. John of Martinez, GA, joined his heavenly father on January 31, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at his home. Tommy spent his life in devoted service to God and family, and his quiet strength, kindness, generosity, and humbleness were the bedrock of his relationships.

Tommy was born to the late William Thomas John and Fern Ellen Spain John on October 10, 1958 in Stuttgart, Germany. He graduated from Nazarene Bible College in 1993 and Evans High School in 1976.

Tommy was married to Tammy, the love of his life for 34 years. Together, they loved Christmas, Christian music and their family.  They instilled a love of God, evangelism and music in their son, Marty, and a strong sense of self-worth in their daughter, Mandy. They helped many people in their community, started a church and doted on their grandchildren, Maggie and Joel.

Tommy loved fiercely and deeply, and his children and grandchildren will carry the confidence that unconditional love bestows through the rest of their lives. Tommy taught his children to go after what they wanted in life and to rely on God to help them get it. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and considered them a special blessing in his life.    

His deep sense of morality was matched by his acceptance of people's foibles and a belief in their ability to be good in any circumstance.          

Tommy is joyfully remembered by Tammy, his wife, his children Marty and Mandy, daughter-in-law Amy Smith John, grandchildren Maggie and Joel, siblings Cathy John Biggerstaff (Larry), Peggy John Helmly (William) and Jimmy John (Karen), mother-in-law Ellen Roland, brother-in-law Eric Kent (Terry), sister-in-law Evelyn Kent (Lou), and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at The First Baptist Church of Evans, 515 N. Belair Rd., (at Washington Rd.) at 11 a.m. on February 2, 2019 and officiated by Pastor Philip Hedgecoth. Visitation with the family is at 10 a.m. in the Church’s Sanctuary, immediately preceding the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heartland Hospice Care, 153 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907 or The First Baptist Church of Evans 

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Dr. Suite C, Augusta, GA 30909.  762-994-0311

 Fred  Whelan, Jr.

Fred Whelan, Jr.

February 20, 1943 - January 31, 2019

Fred Whelan, Jr., age 75, of Evans, Georgia entered into rest on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at his residence.  He is preceed in death by his parents, Fred Whelan, Sr. and Irma Troutman Whelan.  Fred is survived my his wife, Sandra Haynes Whelan; son, Ryan A. (Kyung-Ah) Whelan; granddaughter, Abigail K. Whelan; sister, Sue Whelan (Allen L.) Applegate; along with many nieces and nephews.

 

Fred was born on February 20, 1943 in Brandenburg, Kentucky.  He attended Western Kentucky University and received a degree in Business Administration.  He moved to Augusta, GA with his wife in 1988 and worked at Savanna River Site.  

 

The family would like to give thanks to special friend, Robbie Newman; neighbors, Gene Ponder and Scott Jones; caregivers, Cozy Houston, Belinda Patterson and April Duke.  Your kindness will never be forgotten and cherished forever.

 

Private family services will be held at a later date.  Online condolances may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909.  762-994-0311

 Elisha Catherine  Turner

Elisha Catherine Turner

July 26, 1985 - January 30, 2019

Augusta, GA- Elisha Catherine Turner, 33, passed away in her sleep on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 after a lifetime of suffering from juvenile diabetes and epilepsy.

Elisha was affectionately known as “Petunia”. As a child, she followed her big sister, Mary Leigh, everywhere. She enjoyed her dogs, ducks, bird and the wild creatures that visited her. Her hobbies were cooking, working in her garden, knitting, crocheting, and puzzle books. She always looked forward to spending time with her friends in the Augusta YAM Group. She enjoyed singing and serving as an acolyte. She selflessly served sick and heartbroken people. Elisha brought peace and joy to everyone. She loved her family unconditionally.

Her favorite saying was: "Never keep a record of wrongs".

Surviving family members include parents: The Rev. Dennis and Jean Turner; and sisters: Mary Leigh Pratt and Hilary Turner.

A private memorial service will be held. Please contact the family for details.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com

Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Dr., Suite C, Augusta, GA 30909, 762-994-0311

 Mary L.   Smith

Mary L. Smith

January 23, 1948 - January 29, 2019

Mary L. Smith, age 71, of Augusta entered into rest on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at University Hospital.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Arrie Pleaconis; sister, Sophia Pauline Rheaume and brother, Earl “Buddy” Gary. 

Mary is survived by her son, Paul Anthony (Penny) Smith, Augusta; daughter, Dawn (Moose) Cunningham, Augusta, four grandchildren, Johanna Smith, Azariah Smith, Sariah Smith and Matthew Cunningham and seven great grandchildren. 

Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 2700 Deans Bridge Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.  Rev. Tula Henson, Officiating.  Friends and family are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:30 a.m.  The family will receive friends on Friday, February 1, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Dr., S-C, Augusta, GA 30909.  762-994-0311. 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com 

 Janie Marie  Callaway

Janie Marie Callaway

August 16, 1957 - January 25, 2019

 

 

Janie Marie Callaway, age 61, of Augusta, GA, entered into rest Friday, January 25, 2019 in her home surrounded by her daughters.  

 

In August of 1957, Janie was born in Shreveport, LA to Annie Laurie Campbell of Louisiana and Gilbert Franklin Callaway of Texas. She received her GED and was an office manager for Medical Billing.

 

Janie is survived by her daughter: Brandie Lavarias (Christopher) and Amanda Lee Shirey, both of Augusta; grandchildren: Scott and Zebediah Gates, Janie Watson, and Alexis Shirey; step grandchildren: Christopher Antes, Ajalei, Samuel, and Elliott Lavarias; brother: Thomas Wayne Callaway (Pam); and sister: Katherine Kirkland (Leslie).

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneralhome.com

Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, GA 30909.   (762) 994-0311.

 Sylvester Joseph "Joe"  Barry, Ph.D.

Sylvester Joseph "Joe" Barry, Ph.D.

March 27, 1933 - January 24, 2019

Sylvester Joseph Barry “Joe”, entered into rest on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at his residence in Evans, GA.  Joe is survived by his wife, Kim; his daughters Jean (Ted) and Susan (Ethan); his son, Brian (Karen); his stepsons Kyle (Jessica) and Chris (Val); grandson Blaise; and his beloved dog, Spike.

 

Joe was born March 27, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY. He attended St. Johns University, NYU, Columbia University, and Northwestern University. Joe was a Professor at University of Oklahoma from 1966 – 1990, until he moved to Augusta to work as a Research Audiologist and Assistant Chief of Audiology and Speech Pathology Service at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. Joe had a life-long love of photography and loved to tell stories. His love of story-telling resulted in winning several Porter Fleming awards.

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909.  762-994-0311.

 

 

 William Edward "Bubba"  Cook, Jr.

William Edward "Bubba" Cook, Jr.

May 18, 1953 - January 19, 2019

William Edward Cook Jr. “Bubba”, entered into rest on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at his residence.  He is preceded in death by his father, William E. Cook Sr., and mother Dorothy Mae Cason Cook.  Bubba is survived by his sister, Janet Cook Glabas; niece Monica Glabas (Nash) Garrett; niece  Brooke Glabas and her children Avery, Aariyah and Axton; nephew Christopher Nalley Jr. along with his close friends  Jackie Harrison, Mitch Flanders, Alan Gunter and Johnny Cheek.

 

Bubba was born May 18, 1953 in Augusta, Georgia. He attended Wheeless Road School, Sego, and graduated from Butler High in 1971, then attended Augusta Tech and played baseball in Richmond County for several years coached by father William (Abbie) Cook.  Bubba played softball with his father at St. Albans Episcopal Church.  He was a coach in Richmond County for his niece Monica Glabas Garrett's team, loved to play guitar and go to his nephew Avery's baseball games.  Bubba was a caregiver to his mother Dorothy Cook for several years.

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909.  762-994-0311.

 

 

 

 Robin Pauline  Boan

Robin Pauline Boan

September 4, 1961 - January 18, 2019

Robin Pauline Boan, age 57, of Blythe, Georgia entered into rest on Friday, January 18, 2019 at her residence.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Colleen Opal Clayton; sisters, Peggy Sue Hornburger, Pamela Jean Magregor and grandmother, Olive Ruth Weed (Epperly).  

 

Robin is survived by father, Gerald Weed; sisters, Sharon Kay Magregor, Paula Clayton, Terry Garrison, Sally Ann McDonnold, Shirley Weed; brothers, John Hornburger, Gary Lee Weed and Robert Weed; father of her children, John R. Boan; daughter, Jamie Lee Boan "Meme Girl" and her husband William "Bill" Charles; son, Joshua Wayne “Zimmerman” Randol and his wife Gina Cole Randol; daughters, Samantha Marie Opal Boan; Salenia Mae Boan "Lillymaemae" and her husband Jared T. White; son, Benjamin Nathaniel Boan.  Grandchildren, Cassy Lee, Conner Joseph, Briceston Randol, Eli Randol, Harrison Randol, Sebastian Randol, Kaylee Marie Samantha Guiterrez, Delilah Rose Gutierrez and Graisen Scott Slaughter. 

 

Robin loved music, crocheting and dancing.  Loved her grand babies as well as making everyone around her laugh.  Robin was an avid reader.  She was a caregiver by nature and loved her children unconditionally.  She loved life.  And until we meet again T.T.F.N.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com   Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909.  762-994-0311.  

 

 

 Noel Quinn  Rhoads

Noel Quinn Rhoads

January 3, 1969 - January 17, 2019

Mr. Noel Quinn Rhoads, age 50, of Clearwater, SC entered into rest on Thursday, January 17, 2019 following an inspirational 5 year holistic battle with cancer.

 

Noel was an advocate for the power and benefits of natural medicine, and was even deemed cancer free in January 2015 after practicing an all natural protocol. He inspired and mentored many people throughout his journey.

 

Outside of his fight with cancer, he touched lives through his talent in music. Noel got his first drum kit at the age of 3, and from there his love for music grew. He played all instruments and sang, but he was a passionate drummer. He played in multiple local bands, he was the drummer at his church, and he even had the opportunity to travel to other parts of the world as the house drummer for Carnival Cruise Lines. He’s been said to be “one of the best drummers in the world” by many who were able to see him play.

 

Mr. Rhoads is survived by his parents, Wayne and Jean Rhoads, wife, Renee Rhoads, daughter, Brekken Rhoads, daughter, Cassi Rhoads, grandsons, Auron and Evan, and a slew of Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.

 

A Celebration of Life Memorial honoring Mr. Rhoads will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Christian Heritage Church, located at 285 Ascauga Lake Rd. Graniteville, SC 29829 with Rev. Tony Rhodes presiding. Per Noel’s request, we ask that everyone show up in their favorite shade of purple! In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made to paypal.me/BeatDrumsBeatCancer to help the family cover final expenses.

 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive Suite C, Augusta, GA  30909  (762) 994-0311

 Doris Murlee  Nettles

Doris Murlee Nettles

May 30, 1938 - January 15, 2019

Mrs. Doris Murlee Nettles, age 80 of Beech Island, SC entered into rest on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at her residence.  She is preceded in death by parents, Owen and Eula Stanley Donahue and her husband, Wilson Roland Nettles.  Survivors include her children, Carroll Nettles, Sheree Nettles (James) Cook and Coy Dean Nettles all of Beech Island, SC.  Grandchildren, Chad (Joni) Nettles of North Augusta, SC, James A. Cook and Christen Cook Way both of Beech Island, SC.  Sisters, Aline Harvey of PA., Reba Terry of CA. and Daisy Padget of Hampton, SC.  Brother, Michael Donahue of Fairfax, SC.

Doris retired after 17 years from the Augusta Chronicle and work for years with the Council on Aging. 

A Memorial Service will be held at 3PM on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Amazing Grace Baptist Church in Beech Island, SC.  Rev. David Hixon officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive Suite C, Augusta, GA  30909.  (762) 994-0311