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Alyssa Matthews

Homemaker
Alyssa MatthewsHEPHZIBAH -- Alyssa Marie Matthews, 2, of 1930 Liberty Church Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Church of God, Grovetown, with the Revs. Bryan Matthews, Brian Cockrel and Rich Bowen officiating. Burial will be in Winter-Atkins Cemetery, McBean.

Alyssa, a native of Augusta, was a member of Jesus Always Moving Christian Center.

Survivors include her parents, Tanya Clark and Robert G. ``Bob'' Matthews Jr., Hephzibah; three brothers, Aaron Matthews, Austin Matthews and Alan Matthews, all of Hephzibah; her paternal grandparents, the Rev. and Mrs. Robert G. ``Bob'' Matthews Sr., Hephzibah; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Myers Clark, Hephzibah; her paternal great-grandmother, Jennie McElmurray, Hephzibah; and her maternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Culpepper, Augusta.

Memorials may be made to Alyssa Playground Fund, c/o J.A.M. Christian Center, 2805 Wylds Road, Augusta, GA 30909.

Friends may call at the residence or Poteet Funeral Home, Peach Orchard Road.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Gertrude Maxwell

Retired office manager
AIKEN -- Mrs. Gertrude Young Maxwell, 83, of 3525 Augustus Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue, with the Revs. Steve Taylor and Donald Soule officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park.

Mrs. Maxwell, a native of Stephens, Ga., was a former partner and retired office manager with Medical and Mercantile Collection Agency and Augusta Bookkeeping and Tax Service. She had lived in Augusta for 41 years and was a charter member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include one son, Sherrod L. Maxwell III, Aiken; one daughter, Lyn Maxwell White, Arlington, Va.; one sister, Lu Roberts, Decatur, Ga.; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Grace Brethren Church for African Missions, 142 Talatha Church Road, Aiken, SC 29801.

Friends may call at the funeral home. 

Mr. Kenneth Maykut

Columbia County Board of Education

Mr. Kenneth R. Maykut, 52, of Evans, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Larson Funeral Home, Bridgeport, Conn. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Stratford, Conn.

Mr. Maykut, a native of Bridgeport, was an employee of the Columbia County Board of Education and had been employed by City Trust Bank and MasterCard International Co. He was a member of the St. Pius X Church choir, Fairfield, Conn. He had been a soccer coach with the Fairfield Recreation Department.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Lomme Maykut; two sons, Kenneth Doran Maykut and Jeb Stuart Maykut, both of Evans; his mother, Eleanor Majkut, Port Charlotte, Fla.; and one brother, Jan Majkut, Port Charlotte.

Memorials may be made to Maykut Children's College Fund, c/o Allied Bank of Georgia, P.O. Box 1040, Evans, GA 30809.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Annie Whilden NieDerding

Homemaker

NIEBERDING -- Entered into rest Jan. 15, 1998, in North Augusta, S.C., MRS. ANNE WHILDEN NIEBERDING, of Robin Rd., North Augusta. 

Family members include daughters, Lisa N. Wheatley, Taran N. Newby; son, Joseph Anthony Nieberding; brother, William C. Whilden; sisters, Martha W. Mitchell, Elizabeth W. Hollo; brother, William C. Whilden; grandchildren, Chelsea Wheatley, Kristen Newby, Benjamin Wheatley, Elizabeth Newby. 

The Funeral Mass will be Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at 2 p.m. at Church of the Most Holy Trinity, with Fr. Allan J. McDonald celebrant. The Vigil for the Deceased will be Friday night at 7:30 at the funeral home and the family will receive friends until 9 p.m.

No flowers please: Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Memorial Dept. 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis, TN 38105. POTEET FUNERAL HOME, DOWNTOWN CHAPEL. 

Mrs. Blanche Nimmons

Homemaker

ULMER, S.C. -- Mrs. Blanche Lotts Nimmons, 87, of Route 1, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Nimmons, a native of Barnwell County, was a homemaker and a member of Sweet Branch Baptist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Ralph Rice, North Carolina, Michael Holman, North Augusta, and James Lotts and Horace Lotts, both of Denmark; two daughters, Lois Lotts, Denmark, and Rosa Lee Lotts, Govan; one foster son, Walter Youmans, Ulmer; two foster daughters, Ella Mae Stokes and Willie Mae Lotts, Ulmer; one sister, Clara Mae Coleman, Denmark; and eight grandchildren.

Cave Funeral Service, Allendale, is in charge of arrangements. 

Mr. Otis Norman

Retiree
LINCOLNTON, Ga. -- Mr. Otis Norman, 63, of 1541 Gill Point Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Tabernacle Baptist Church with the Rev. Ervin Norman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Norman, a native of Lincolnton, was retired and a member of New Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Otis Tyrone Holden; five brothers, Isaac Norman Jr., Tignall, Joe Norman, Decatur, Jesse Norman and Willie Fred Norman, both of Lincolnton, and Roy Clifford Norman, Chicago; and two sisters, Bertha N. Hill, Augusta, and Ozzie B. Walton, Lincolnton.

Pallbearers will be Jeffery Hill, Craig Norman, Donnie Norman, Jesse Norman, Justin Norman, Ronnie Norman, Wesley Norman and Anthony Walton.

Friends may call at the residence. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Wright and Jones Funeral Home and after the funeral at New Tabernacle Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. 

Mr. Jerry Pender

Carpenter

SPRINGFIELD, S.C. -- Mr. Jerry Pender, 50, of Springfield Road, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Springfield First Baptist Church with the Rev. James Foster officiating. Burial will be in Springfield Cemetery with Masonic rites.

Mr. Pender, a native of Orangeburg County, was a carpenter with Clearwater Construction Company, Irmo. He was a member of Dean Swamp Masonic Lodge, Sons of the Confederate Veterans and Springfield First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lynnel Gleaton Pender; a son, Michael Pender, Springfield; a daughter, Cinder Pender, Little River; a brother, Barry Pender, Fort Rucker, Ala.; and two sisters, Jeanette Cooper, Springfield, and Dorothy Vinson, Fairfax Station, Va.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Median Adult Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of TRMC, P.O. Box 2352, Orangeburg, SC 29116; or Springfield First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 368, Springfield, SC 29146.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Folk Funeral Home, Williston.

Mrs. Mary Peterson

Desk clerk

GROVETOWN -- Mrs. Mary ``Chick'' Peterson, 74, of Grovetown, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at her residence.

Funeral services will be private.

Mrs. Peterson, a native of Brockton, Mass., was a desk clerk for Garden City Bowling. A resident of Augusta since the late 1950s, she was a member of American Legion Post 205 Ladies Auxiliary. She moved to Grovetown in 1992.

Survivors include her husband, Melvin ``Pete'' Peterson Sr.; a son, M.A. ``Skip'' Peterson Jr., Augusta; a daughter, Sharon Holmes, Grovetown; two brothers, Lawrence Joy and George T. Joy, both of Rockland, Mass.; a sister, Eleanor Garza, Monterey, Mexico; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904.

Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Columbia Road, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Shirley Pittman

Homemaker
THOMSON -- Mrs. Shirley J. Pittman, 62, of 614 Ginger Hill Road, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Avera, with the Rev. Bruce Poss officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Pittman, a native of Newland, N.C., was a homemaker and a member of Marshall Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Audy Pittman, McRae, and Brad Pittman, Thomson; three daughters, Robin Creamer, McRae, Tina Riggs, Thomson, and Susan Lovelace, Appling; three brothers, Paul Robbins and Jim Robbins, both of Oregon, and Grant Robins, Washington; three sisters, Floss Evans, California, and Ann Calhoun and Lib Hartley, both of North Carolina; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Zachary Creamer, Kurt Gordon, Jason Surrels, Patrick Bargeron, Floyd Crouch and Bobby Reynolds.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at James and Lowe Funeral Home, Wrens. 

Mrs. Annie Rease

Retired pastry baker

Mrs. Annie Lee Rease, of 2608 Coleman Ave., died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at St. Joseph Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Mount Moriah Baptist Church with the Rev. Andrew Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Barkcamp Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Rease, a native of Burke County, Ga., was retired as a pastry baker with Pinnacle Club. She was a member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, where she was a member of Willing Workers Club.

Survivors include one daughter, Bernice Washington, Augusta; five brothers, Harvey Blandenburg, West Palm Beach, Fla., Kem Williams, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Loyd Williams, Midville, Ga., Johnnie Williams, Waynesboro, Ga., and Jimmie Williams, East Orange, N.J.; eight sisters, Lillie Allen and Lucille Blandenburg, both of Griffin, Ga., Lou Blandenburg, Fort Lauderdale, Naomi Sam, Hollywood, Fla., Lonnie B. Haffendale, West Palm Beach, Corrin Williams, Ocala, Fla., Annie Kate Williams, New York, and Blossie M. Robinson, Elizabeth, N.J.; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her nephews and cousins.

Friends may call at the residence or Williams Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Ruby Rich

Homemaker
LEESBURG, Fla. -- Mrs. Ruby Mae Brown Rich, 70, of 2000 Park Circle 69, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Shands Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Paul Chapel Baptist Church, Ulmer, S.C., with the Rev. J. Jackson officiating. Burial will be in Priester Cemetery, Ulmer.

Mrs. Rich, formerly of Ulmer, was a native of Allendale County, S.C. She was a homemaker and a member of Paul Chapel Baptist Church, Ulmer, and Arron Baptist Church, Leesburg.

Survivors include one brother, Garfield Brown Jr., Ulmer; one sister, Ethel Bradley, Ulmer; and three grandchildren.

Cave Funeral Service, Allendale, S.C., is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Wayne Rushton

Burger King employee

SALUDA, S.C. -- Mr. Wayne Rushton, 56, of 107 S. Jennings St., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at Newberry Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dean's Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Rushton, a native of Saluda County, was an employee of Burger King and had worked at Hardees and Milliken. He was a member of Dean's Chapel Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Cobbler Rushton; three brothers, Clem Rushton, Ninety Six, and Chesley Rushton and Jimmy Rushton, both of Saluda; and one sister, Grace Goodman, Greenwood.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Ramey Funeral Home.

Mrs. Maude Tanksley

Homemaker

Mrs. Maude Tanksley, 99, of Route 1, Appling, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Columbia Augusta Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Walnut Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Elijah Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mrs. Tanksley, a native of Lincoln County, Ga., was a homemaker and a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary Robbins.

Pallbearers will be friends.

Peoples Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Martha Thompson

Homemaker

Mrs. Martha ThompsonWARRENTON, Ga. -- Mrs. Martha G. ``Bett Pitts'' Thompson, 93, of Providence Health Care, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lithonia Baptist Church, Camak, with the Rev. William Evans Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Future Progress Society Cemetery, Warren County.

Mrs. Thompson, a native of Warren County, was a member of Lithonia Baptist Church, where she was a member of the missionary society and the senior choir.

Survivors include one son-in-law, Audie Battle.

Pallbearers will be her nephews.

Friends may call at the residence of Mary Williams, 2652 Atlanta Highway, Norwood, Ga. 

The family will receive friends until noon Saturday at Dawson's Mortuary.

Mrs. Ethel Walters

Homemaker

MACON -- Mrs. Ethel W. Walters, 85, of 4931 E. Rivoli Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church with the Revs. Creede Hinshaw and Janet Hayes officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Mrs. Walters, a native of Augusta, was a homemaker and a member of Mulberry Street United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Joan Cole, Naperville, Ill., Shirley Walters, Statesboro, and Janet Beck, Macon; one brother, John B. Wilkerson Sr., Macon; two sisters, Henry J. Harvard, Macon, and N.W. Bowick, Gainesville, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St., Macon, GA 31201.

Hart's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. 

Mrs. Kathleen Williams

Glenn Hills High School teacher

Mrs. Kathleen Sutherland Williams, 49, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at the National Healthcare Center of North Augusta.

A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at Unitarian Universalist Church with the Rev. Dan King officiating.

Mrs. Williams, a native of California, had lived most of her life in Augusta and was a mathematics teacher at Glenn Hills High School, where she founded the Ecology Club.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Williams; one son, John-Paul Williams; her father, James Sutherland; her mother, Kathleen Ohanneson; one brother, Gregory Sutherland; and one sister, Madhuri Land.

Memorials may be made to Georgia Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1100 Circle 75 Parkway, Suite 630, Atlanta, GA 30339.

Mr. Oliver Woods

Farmer
ALLENDALE, S.C. -- Mr. Oliver Woods, 44, of 421 Mill St., died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Medical University, Charleston.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Woods, a native of Allendale County, was a farmer and a Marine Corps veteran. He was a member of St. Mark Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Deselena Grant Woods; one daughter, Sandra Mole, Allendale; one brother, Roosevelt Williams, Allendale; and three grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence.

Cave Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. 


 

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