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A Holy Rosary will be recited at 7pm today at Platt's
Funeral Home, Augusta. The funeral will be at
11am Wednesday at Platt's Funeral Home with the Rev. P. James Costigan officiating. Burial will be in
Westover Memorial Park, Augusta.
Mr. Spears was a native of Thomson and lived most of his
life in Augusta. He was retired owner-operator
of Spears Signs and a member of St. Mary On The Hill Catholic Church. He was also a member of
Green Meadow Golf Club and Loyal Order of the Moose.
Survivors include two sons, James E. Spears and Chester
W. Spears, Jr., both of Augusta; three
daughters, Patricia Murphy, Martinez, and Phyllis Holland-Badke and Sandra Boysworth, Augusta; and a
sister, Mrs. Mickey Sones, N. Augusta.
Pallbearers will be Michael Spears, Chris Spears, Bert
Holland, Bob Boysworth, Joe Moog, and Bunny
Friends may call at the funeral home or at the residence
of James E. Spears.
Notes: This one is my grandfather. I know it says Lincolnton, but he was from Augusta and died in Augusta. He didn't even live
in Lincolnton anymore by this time. He was living in a nursing home.
Eddie Lee Spears, retired Richmond county planter, died
at his home 247 Walker Street,
yesterday morning after a sudden illness. He was 68 years of age.
He was a native of Burke County but had been living in
Augusta for 19 years. He was a member
of St James Methodist Church and active in its affairs.
Funeral services will be held at St James Methodist Church
this afternoon at 3 o'clock with the
Rev Wills M Jones officiating. Interment will be in West View cemetery.
Pallbearers will be J Frank Hundley, Milton Owens, Jimmie
Salters, Wilbur Smallwood, William
Hatfield, and Coleman Harris.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs Ester Baker Spears; two
daughters, Mrs WA Hundley and Mrs
OW Jones; for sons, Percy M Spears, Chester W Spears, George E Spears, John B Spears, all
of Augusta; one stepson, EB Meadows of Thomson; 12 grandchildren, and a number of nieces
SPEARS, MRS. ESTHER B.--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
Mrs Esther B Spears Passes at Hospital
Mrs Esther Baker Spears, 70, wife of the late Eddie Lee
Spears, died yesterday at a local
hospital after an illness of one month.
Funeral services will be held at St Patrick's church tomorrow
afternoon at 4 o'clock. The Rev
Harold J Barr will officiate. Interment will be in West View cemetery.
The Holy Rosary will be recited at Elliott Sons Funeral Home tonight at 8:10 o'clock.
Survivors are four sons, Percy M, George and Chester Spears
of Augusta and John B Spears
of Montmorenci, SC; two daughters, Mrs WA Hundley of Augusta and Mrs OW Jones of North
Augusta; 17 grandchildren; two great grandchildren sister Mrs Mary Easley of Augusta and a
number of nieces and nephews.
SPEARS, GEORGE EDWARD--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
SPEARS-Entered into rest at the residence, 610 Crawford Avenue, June 1, 1950 at 12:47 pm.
Mr George Edward Spears, husband of Mrs Dorothy Favors Spears. Funeral services will be
conducted at the St Luke Methodist church this (Saturday) afternoon at 3:00 o'clock the Rev WL
Brackman officiating. Interment Wet View Cemetery. Elliott Sons
Mrs. Timmerman was a native of Aiken County and a daughter
of the late John Boysworth,
native of McCormick County, and Mrs. Mary Puckett Boysworth, of Abbeville county, SC. She
had been a resident of Augusta for the last 36 years.
She was a member of Woodlawn Methodist Church, Elizabeth
Chapter No 43 Order of the
Eastern Star and Venable Bible Class.
Surviving are her husband, Andrew P. Timmerman, and a
sister, Mrs JR Jennings, both of
Augusta; two nieces, Mrs Connie Crouch of Augusta and Mrs J Fred Johnson, of Aiken, and a
nephew, JR Jennings, Jr of Augusta.
Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock this afternoon
at Woodlawn Methodist church the Rev
JR Turner officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial park.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Brotherhood
Bible class and Venable Bible class of
Woodlawn Methodist church and members of Elizabeth Chapter Order of Eastern Stary.
Honorary pallbearers are requested to meet at the church at 2:50pm
Active pallbearers will be RS Allen, JF Fiske, SD Morris,
LG Walker, BC White and Raymond W.
The body will remain at Poteet funeral home until the
hour of the funeral.
TIMMERMAN, ANDREW P.--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
Andrew P. Timmerman of 715 Wrights Ave died Wednesday in a local hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 5pm today in the Graniteville,
SC Cemetery with the Rev
Dave Sargent officiating. Masonic rites will be accorded.
He was a native of South Carolina, but had lived in Augusta
most of his life. He was a retired
bookkeeper and a member of Webbs Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite, York Rite and Shriners.
He was a member of the Brotherhood Bible Class of Woodland Methodist Church.
Pallbearers will include members of the Brotherhood Bible
Class, Webbs Masonic Lodge,
Scottish Rite, York Rite and Shriners.
Friends may call at Platt's Funeral Home.
TIMMERMAN, MRS. M.--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
Mrs Mattie Medlock Timmerman, 89, of 615 Wrights Ave, died yesterday at an Augusta
convalescent home after an extended illness.
A native of Graniteville, SC, Mrs Timmerman had lived
in Augusta for the past 43 years. She
was the widow of John T Timmerman.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Poteet Funeral
Home Chapel today at 11am by the
Rev Ralph Shea, pastor of the Woodlawn Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Graniteville
She is survived by one son, AP Timmerman of Augusta, tow
brothers FH Medlock of Graniteville
and Wilmer P Medlock of Augusta.
Pallbearers will be NT Barnes Jr, Roy Connell, MO Lazarm,
ED Livingston, BC Whitehead and
The body will be at the funeral home until the hour of
The telegram stated that a letter containing details of the death would follow.
Corporal Williamson entered the service in August of 1949.
He was a member of Battery D
250th AAA Gun Battalion of the National Guard. Prior to going overseas, he was stationed at
Fort Custer, Michigan.
In addition, to his mother , Corporal Williamson is survived
by his sister-Mrs. H.R. Sanders of
Augusta, one brother-Arthur Wesley Williamson of Augusta, four nieces and several aunts and
WILLIAMSON, Mrs. Lillie--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
8-30-1949 and 8-31-1949
Mrs. Lillie Williamson passes at residence. 43, died yesterday morning at the residence, 624 12th St. after
a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held at Elliott Sons chapel tomorrow afternoon at 4:00.
Interment will be in Westview Cemetery. Survivors are her husband-William Robert Williamson, one
son-Bobby Edgar Boysworth of Augusta, two daughters-Mrs. Bessie Mae Copeland and Mrs. Ruth
Elizabeth Cartin, both of Augusta, Five grandchildren, four brothers-Charlie and Will Clark of Augusta,
Jesse and Hayward Clark of Fitzgerald, GA, one sister-Mrs. C.C. Johnson of Augusta.
Augusta Chronicle, Obituary
Mrs Lillie Williamson Will Be Buried Today Funeral services for Mrs Lillie Mae Boysworth Williamson,
wife of William Robert Williamson, 624 Twelfth Street, will be held this afternoon at 4 o'clock at Elliott
Sons Chapel with the Rev CA Dabney officiating. Mrs. Williamson died at her residence Monday
following an extended illness. Pallbearers will be Oliver W. Harden, Walter L Morris, Edward N
Copeland, Austin A Cartin, Alonzo E Koon, and Melton I Hall.
YOUNG, MRS. CARRIE--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
Mrs. Carrie Louise Young, 52, died early this morning at the residence 1838 Pearl Ave. after an
extended illness. She had lived in Augusta practically all her live.
Survivors are her mother-Mrs. Emma Young, one daughter-Mrs.
Margaret Sanders, one
son-Wesley Williamson; all of Augusta. Six grandchildren and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral arrangements to be announced later.
ZELLER, MRS. ELIZABETH--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
Mrs Elizabeth Zeller, former-Zeller, Augusta, and Frank Zeller-Union City, NJ.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Platt's Funeral Home.
A native of Germany, she was a member of the Catholic
Church and had moved to Union City eight
years ago from Augusta.
Survivors include three sons, Joseph Zeller, Vietnam,
Alfred Zeller, Augusta, and Frank Zeller, Aiken;
three daughters, Mrs Josephine Altoonian, Anniston, Ala, Mrs Rose Sprewjewski and Mrs Lena VanDer
Tulip, both of Union City; a sister, Mrs Lena Ritz, Lexington, Ky, 18 grandchildren and four great
The body will be at Platt's Funeral Home.
ZELLER, JOE--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
Joe Zeller Dies At Hospital Here
Funeral Services Will Be Announced Later
Joe Zeller, 45, of 1103 Gwinnett Street, died at a local
infirmary early last night after an illness
of one hour. Funeral services will be announced later.
Mr Zeller was stricken with cerebral hemorrhage and passed
away shortly after arriving at the
The deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs Elizabeth Meyer
Zeller; three daughters, Miss
Josephine Zeller, Miss Rose Zeller and Miss Louise Zeller, all of Augusta, and three sons,
Joseph Zeller, Alfred Zeller, and Frank Zeller, all of Augusta.
Mr Zeller was a native of Germany, but had lived in Augusta
for the past 8 years. He was a
merchant and a member of the Sacred Heart Church.
ZELLER, LOUISE--donated by: Beth Boysworth HEMINGWAY
Illness Is Fatal To Louise Zeller
Miss Louise Theresa Zeller, 12 year old daughter of Mrs
Elizabeth M Zeller, died last night at a local
infirmary after an illness of only two days. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Miss Zeller was a student at Sacred Heart school and was very popular among her school companions.
Besides the mother, other survivors are three sisters,
Mrs Josephine Altoonian of North Augusta; Miss
Rose Zeller and Miss Lena Zeller of Augusta three brothers, Joseph Zeller of the United States Marine
corps; Alfred and Frank Zeller of Augusta.