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Obituaries

 Betty Jean Kelligan Collins

Betty Jean Kelligan Collins

January 12, 1933 - December 1, 2019

Mrs. Betty Jean Kelligan Collins

Mrs. Betty Jean Kelligan Collins entered into rest on Sunday, December 1, 2019. The family will receive friends on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11 am until 1pm at Arlington Burial and Cremation.

Mrs. Collins was a lifelong resident of Augusta. She retired from Fire House BBQ and Gary’s Hamburgers. She was preceded in death by her sister, Barbara Mariani. She is survived by her daughter, June (Glenn) O’Neal, sister Mary Easler, brother Douglas Kelligan and several nieces and nephews.

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

 Ricky Dean Logue

Ricky Dean Logue

September 22, 1971 - November 27, 2019

Ricky Dean Logue 48, Entered into eternal rest on Wednesday November 27th, 2019. 

 

He was survived by his 3 daughters; Deana Perkins (Thomas) Lacee Logue (Tyler) 

Shayna Chavous ( Dalton) 2 Grandchildren; Bentley Sizemore, Gaven Perkins; Mother of his kids; Christy Chavous;  His Mother; Linda Brown, Debra Black ( WIllard) Father; Larry D Logue. Sisters; Margie Collins, (Jamie) Christy Collins, (Charlie) Aunts, Cousins, & Other relatives and friends. Ricky will forever be missed.

 

He loved his music, He had a couple of songs he played over and over Bel Biv DeVoe- Poison, Jone Pardi - Head over boots- and many more that he loved; He really enjoyed playing his guitar and piano. Also, He loved his motorcycle, no matter what how the weather was, all he wanted to do was ride. He spent his entire life doing Heating & Air. He always came up with a way of fixing things no matter how tough it was. He will always be remembered never forgotten. 

 

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

 Phillip Lloyd  Bacon

Phillip Lloyd Bacon

May 10, 1965 - November 24, 2019

Phillip Lloyd Bacon, age 54, entered into rest November 24, 2019.  Phillip is preceded into death by his parents, Joe and Ethel Mae Bacon; and grandparents Ermon and Inez Parrish, and Doria Thibadeau.  He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Jennifer Bacon; son Randall Bryce Bacon; siblings Wendy (Mike) Yeargain; Randy (Becky) Bacon, and Cyndi Bacon; two nephews, Chris (Skip) Busby, and Brandon Busby; great nieces; and one great nephew.

A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Bellridge Baptist Church. the family will receive friends starting at 5 p.m. until the hour of service at the church. 

Phillip worked at Easy Stop and worked hard to support his family.  When not working he liked spending time with family and his dog, Brownie, doing puzzles or just watching T.V..  He was a member of the Bellridge Baptist Church and loved his church family. 

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

 Oscar Eugene  Newsome Jr.

Oscar Eugene Newsome Jr.

September 25, 1941 - November 21, 2019

Mr. Gene Newsome Jr. entered into rest on Thursday, November 21, 2019  Mr. Newsome was a Navy Vietnam Veteran and was a retired truck driver. He was preceded in death by his parents Oscar and Maybelle Newsome Sr.; his wife Mrs. Cathy Newsome; and sister Leverne Webber. He is survived by his three children, Rita Newsome Lindsey, Travis Newsome, Faye Worthy; his brothers, James E. (Jewell) Newsome and Donald F. (Diane) Newsome, and 4-grandchldren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 in the Arlington Burial and Cremation Chapel. Navy honors will be observed. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

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

Mrs. Norma Loraine  Lindberg

Mrs. Norma Loraine Lindberg

December 17, 1941 - November 21, 2019

Mrs. Norma Loraine Lindberg, entered into rest on Thursday, November 21, 2019.  Norma is survived by her children Carol (Robert) Brewster, Joan (Edward) Kruscavage, and Terri Barden; 9 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. 
Norma was a member of the Advent Lutheran Church, and she enjoyed travelling.
A Private Graveside service will take place at Westover Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank Elmcroft Assisted Living and Memory care, and Heartland Hospice for their loving care.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.arlingtonfuneral.com  Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C Wilson Dr, Suite C, Augusta, GA 30909  762-994-0311
 

 Charles Lawrence Fletcher, Sr.

Charles Lawrence Fletcher, Sr.

December 28, 1945 - November 19, 2019

Harlem, GA-  Charles Fletcher, Sr. entered into rest November 19, 2019 at the age of 73. He was born in O’Brien, FL on December 28, 1945 to the late Carlos Orlando Fletcher and Lois Hall Fletcher.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Judy Powell Fletcher, one son Charles Lawrence Fletcher, Jr. (Mary) of Indiana, and daughter Catherine Fletcher Brown (Jim) of Norwood, GA, along with three grandchildren Elijah, Noah, and Elizabeth Brown.

He was preceded in death by his infant sister Linda, and brothers Orlan Fletcher of Florida, William Fletcher of Augusta, Irvin Fletcher of Hephzibah, along with nieces and nephews.

Charles was a retired United States Army Sergeant, he loved and served his country well. He was a faithful member of Trinity Baptist Church in Martinez where he served as Deacon, was on the Baptismal Committee, and a member of the choir.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Trinity Baptist Church, 4594 Columbia Rd., Martinez, GA with Pastor Matt Moore officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.

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

 Mark Steven  Gagnon

Mark Steven Gagnon

June 24, 1968 - November 18, 2019

Mr. Mark Steven Gagnon, 51, entered into rest on November 18, 2019.

Mr. Gagnon was a native of Maine, but has lived in the Augusta area for several years. He had worked for Southern Mechanical Contractors. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Mrs. Maria Gagnon, his children, Kimberly Pride, Jessica (Eric) Schwen, and his grandchildren, Zoe Pride, Rylee Schwen, Hannah Schwen and Charli Schwen.

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

 Ralph Windes  Hendrick

Ralph Windes Hendrick

February 4, 1928 - November 9, 2019

Martinez, GA- Ralph Windes Hendrick, 91, entered into rest Saturday, November 9, 2019.  He is survived by his brothers:  Clifford Hendrick of Clinton, Missouri and William Hendrick of Lynden, Washington;  children: Judy Guzman of Augusta, GA, Scott Hendrick of Twin Falls, Idaho, and Diane Pollock of Twin Falls, Idaho; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

He was born in Montrose Missouri but spent the better part of his life in southern Idaho.  He worked as a Policeman and a carpenter but his passion was farming.  For relaxation his past time was reading. 

There will be no services.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, https://act.alz.org/site/Donation

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

 Alvin Brent  Abrams

Alvin Brent Abrams

August 31, 1957 - October 23, 2019

Mr. Alvin Brent Abrams, age 62, entered into rest on October 23, 2019.  Alvin is preceded in death by his mother and father Mamie Lou and Joseph Abrams, Sr; and brother Joseph Abrams, Jr.  He is survived by the mother of his children, Anna Abrams, and his partner of many years Linda Smalley; children Demont Faulks, Sr., Shenia Jackson, Maurice Faulks, and Shayla Abrams; siblings Thomas Abrams, Tony Abrams,  Michael Abrams and Dianne Stokes; grandchildren Demont Faulks, Jr., Mia Dorsey, Felicia Rhinehart, Delano Rhinehart, Brielle Abrams, Naimah Faulks, and Camden Bush; and a host of nieces and nephews that he adored.

Alvin was a hardworking, old fashioned family man who had a love for Tennessee Walking Horses and cars. He was the go to paint and body professional in the CSRA for 30 years and a blacksmith by trade. He, along with his brothers, enjoyed restoring old cars and loved the outdoors.  He was all about helping people, and often brought the family together through his love of cooking.

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

 Maryalice  McKeon

Maryalice McKeon

March 30, 1958 - October 22, 2019

 

Maryalice McClure McKeon, entered into rest Tuesday, October 22, 2019.  She was born in Greenwhich Village, NY on March 30, 1958 and was a long time resident of Georgia.   Maryalice is preceded in death by her parents Hilda and Joe McClure; and brother Cecil Kitchens (Butch).  She is survived by her children Jennifer L. McKeon (Michael Bagwell), and  Krystina  McKeon (Danny Kennedy); and grandchildren DJ Mentor, Emily Mentor, Allison Mentor, Matthew Mentor, and Thomas Vaughan. 

Maryalice loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She also spent her extra time helping friends and family.

The memorial gathering will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 3:00 until 5:00 P.M. at Arlington Burial & Cremation. The family will receive friends and family at their home after the Memorial Service.

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

 Soultana E. Diaz

Soultana E. Diaz

August 26, 1950 - October 21, 2019

 

Mrs. Soultana Elizabeth Diaz, 69, entered into rest on October 21, 2019.

Mrs. Diaz was a native of Brooklyn New York, but had lived in the Augusta area for several years. She was a Retired C.P.A. She was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Anna Allphin.

Survivors include her husband Mr. Luis Diaz, sons, Mike and Henry Barton of Florida and her granddaughter, Kaylee Barton. Her sister Elanor and her two brothers, and her service dog Max.

No services will be held at this time.

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

Ms. Deborah Kay  Land

Ms. Deborah Kay Land

July 6, 1948 - October 19, 2019

Ms. Deborah Kay Land, age 71, of Martinez, GA, entered into rest October 19, 2019.  Deborah is preceded in death by her mother and father Alice and Cloyd Land; and sister Linda Land.  She is survived by her brothers Cloyd A. Land, Gary R (Sheryl) Land; and sister Jean Fuller.

Deborah enjoyed to crochet and drawing horses.

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

 Hugh Taylor  Bennett, III

Hugh Taylor Bennett, III

October 16, 1938 - October 11, 2019

Hugh T. Bennett, III, entered into peaceful rest at his home on Friday, October 11th.  A native Tennessean, born in Fruitland, TN on October 16, 1938, he made Augusta his home over the last 15 years.  Hugh graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1960 with a BS in Industrial Management.  After graduation, he married his college sweetheart Patricia “Patti” Payne and enlisted in the United States Air Force.  He served for 3 ½ years and achieved the rank of 1st Lieutenant.  After his service, he began his career in industry working for Cummins Engine Co., Toastmaster, Inc., and retired from Litton Industries as VP of Sales and Marketing in 1991.  He was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church USA, serving as a deacon and an elder at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, MO and First Presbyterian Church in Cookeville, TN.  Hugh was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and a member of Kiwanis International, having served as President of the Cookeville Kiwanis Club and an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Augusta.  He was an avid golfer and an accomplished marksman, earning numerous awards as a sharp shooter on the Air Force pistol team.  He loved time spent at Shooters Indoor Range when he could no longer play golf. 

Hugh is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh T. Bennett, Jr (Vaneeta), and his sister Betty Bennett Hazelwood.  He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Patricia “Patti”, his son Hugh Taylor Bennett IV (Susan), daughter Catharine Bennett Lemmon (Christian) and with great pride, his grandsons Sam Bennett, Bennett Lemmon and Brooks Lemmon. 

A memorial service will be held on Monday, October 14th at 2:00 PM at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, Augusta, GA.  The family will receive friends after the service in the Fellowship Hall. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way Augusta, Ga 30904. 


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

 Inger Anne  Mayer

Inger Anne Mayer

September 17, 1935 - October 5, 2019

Inger Anne Mayer, a long-time resident of the Augusta area, died on October 5, 2019, at the age of 84. She was born on September 17, 1935, to Harold Anderson and Gudrun Anderson in Stokmarknes, Norway. She is survived by her younger sister, Sonja Uppheim of Lofoten, Norway.

 

Inger will be greatly missed for her unique sense of humor, her wonderful smile that could light up a room and her immense care for others. Her memory will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone she interacted with. In keeping with her nature, a private "Celebration of Life" will be held, in lieu of a service.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 David W.  O'Connor

David W. O'Connor

February 23, 1958 - October 4, 2019

Mr. David W. O'Connor, age 61, of North Augusta entered into rest on October 4, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Cornelius and Arlene O'Connor; brothers, Mike O'Connor and Neil O'Connor.

David is survived by his loving wife, Debra O'Connor; daughter, Amber (John) Bannister, and son, Cory O'Connor. 

Private family service to be held at a later date.  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

 Doris Elaine Rutti  Cain

Doris Elaine Rutti Cain

December 24, 1944 - September 28, 2019

Augusta – Doris Elaine Rutti Cain, 74, died Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta following a brief illness. 

She leaves behind her husband, Gerry Chip Cain; her stepdaughter, Kimberly Ann Cain; and several brothers and sisters including: Jo Ellen Maypole, Harold (Florinda) Rutti, Teresa (Max) Belchyk, and Roger (Azita) Rutti. She will also be missed by 5 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, several nieces and nephews, a brother-in-law, Richard Cain, and her beloved dog, Allie.

Mrs. Cain, born in Waycross, Georgia, was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Doris Rutti.  She lived most of her life in the Augusta area.   After graduating from Butler High School, she attended the University of Georgia and later graduated from the Medical College of Georgia Dental Hygiene School.  She also earned a Master of Public Health at University of Minnesota.  During her career she worked for the Richmond County Department of Public Health, the Georgia State Department of Public Health and the Georgia Rural Water Association.

A memorial service will be held later. 

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

 David Lee  Johnson Sr

David Lee Johnson Sr

June 10, 1938 - September 27, 2019

Mr. David Johnson, age 81 of Augusta, Ga entered into rest on Friday morning, September 27, 2019.  Born on June 10, 1938 to Mr. Samuel and Mrs. Beura Mae Bean Johnson, he married and divorced Irene Leona Burgess and from that union he had one stepdaughter, La-Barbara Burgess of Philadelphia, PA who preceded him in death.  He is survived by his daughters, Evelyn (Lanod) Broadnax, Augusta, Ga., and Crystal Lynn Johnson of Philadelphia, PA.; son David Lee (Shelly) Johnson, Florence, NJ.; two beloved brothers, Audley Johnson and family (who cared for him while living in Valdosta, Ga) and Herbert Kelly of Jacksonville, Fl.; a host of grandchildren; and one great granddaughter.

Mr. Johnson worked as an electrician assistant by trade, he was a retired Baptist minister and a United States Navy Veteran.

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

 Donna  Barbour

Donna Barbour

January 3, 1954 - September 25, 2019

Donna Barbour of North Augusta passed on Wednesday morning after a multi year battle with colon cancer. The final days of Donna's life occurred peacefully in her home and in the comforting presence of  her sister, family, and friends.

Donna moved to Augusta from Miami Florida in 2004 and spent 15 years serving the residents of the Augusta area as a realtor. Thirteen of these years were with Meybohm Realtors where Donna built friendships with customers and colleagues, many of whom remained friends throughout the remaining course of her life.

Among her many accomplishments, Donna will be most remembered for her selfless service and generosity to others. Especially towards her clients, friends, and family.

Donna is survived by her children John and Michael, her grandchildren McKenna, Hayes, and Emory, and her sister Diana.

A celebration of Donna’s life will be hosted at Arlington Burial and Cremation, this Tuesday October 1, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Donna's name may be made to the Lydia Project, 1369 Interstate Parkway, Augusta, GA, 30909, or  to the Muslim Community Services of Augusta, 120 Davant Road, Augusta, GA 30907.

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.

 Wendell Laturis  Harrell

Wendell Laturis Harrell

December 13, 1958 - September 22, 2019

Sixty years ago, Wendell Laturis Harrell, was brought into this world by the almighty God born to Carl Meeks & Mae (O’Neal) Hawkins in Mounds, Illinois on December 13, 1958. The same God that brought him into this world knew that his stay on earth would come to an end on the evening of Sunday, September 22, 2019.

Wendell Harrell is a graduate of MacArthur High School, Decatur, Illinois. After the completion of high school he joined the United States Navy and served until he was honorably discharged. He spent many years driving 18 wheelers until his health started to fail him.

He was married to Annie (Bond) Harrell for 37 years, to that until 3 sons were born, Wendell Harrell, Jr., Johnathan Harrell, and Cacone Harrell. Wendell also took on the responsibility of raising Christopher Bond as his son. Mr. Harrell also had a beautiful daughter, Camille Harrell.

Wendell loved to converse with people about any subject, however he was known for his knowledge of knowing everything.

Wendell Harrell leaves to cherish his loving memories, his wife Annie (Bond) Harrell, his children Christopher Bond, Wendell Harrell, Jr., Jonathan Harrell of Augusta, Georgia, his daughter Camille Harrell of Decatur, Illinois; 11 grandchildren, Jonathan Harrell, Jr., JaNyia Harrell, Wendell Harrell III, Chontez Burctley, Paige Bond, Christopher Bond, Tyisha Bond, Kaylin Brown, Kaja Armor, Isaiah Bond; siblings Catherine Harrell of Saxton, MO, Lyn (Alvin) Reed of Waukegan, IL, Kay (Max) Russell of Reidland, KY, Carletos Meeks of Leesburg, FL, and Don (Eileen) Meeks of Milwaukee, WI; and Special Friends Tony Reese and Mosses Moore.

He was preceded in death by her parents, 2 bothers Stanley O’Neal and Jerry Meeks and son Cacone Harrell.

Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C Wilson Dr, Suite C, Augusta, GA 30909 www.arlingtonfuneral.com

 Mary F  Randall

Mary F Randall

August 16, 1932 - September 19, 2019

Mary F. Randall, age 87, of  Augusta, GA entered into life eternal on September 19, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Hasting "Jim" Randall. She was born on August 16, 1932 to the late Clyde and Agnes Fulmer of Aiken, SC. Mary is preceded in death by her brother Sammy Fulmer.  She is survived by her sons Billy Ray (Cynthia) Randall of Augusta, GA, and Hasting (Ricky) Randall of Warrenville, SC; 5 grand children;16 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren. 

 

Mary was a member of The Full Gospel Redemption Center.  The family will greet friends Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 1-2pm with a celebration of life to follow at The Full Gospel Redemption Center, 365 Piney Heights Rd, Langley, SC with Rev. Chris Williams. At Mrs. Randall's request she will be cremated. 

 

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