Essie Mae Burkhalter ()

Williston, S.C., died Wednesday. Simmons Funeral Home of Williston, Inc. Mrs. Mildred E. Dixon, Augusta, Ga., died Tuesday. Williams Funeral Home. Mr. Clarence L. Freeman, Augusta, Ga., died Monday. Kinsey & Walton Funeral Home. Mr. Thomas Gray, Johnston, S.C., died Tuesday. Amos & Sons Funeral Home. Mrs. Lizzie Mae Mathis, Johnson, S.C., died Tuesday. Amos & Sons Funeral Home. Mrs. Martha E. Meigs, Trenton, S.C., died Wednesday. McNeill Funeral Home. Mr. Eugene Scott, Grovetown, Ga., died Tuesday. Williams Funeral Home. FUNERALS TODAY Mr. Fred A. Ashcraft, Beech Island, S.C., 10 a.m., Jackson Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Joe Lewis Battle, Jr., Thomson, Ga., 3 p.m., First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Appling, Ga. Mr. Donald Hugh Braswell, Swainsboro, Ga., 10 a.m., Calvary United Methodist Church. Burial in Braswell Cemetery, near Adrian, Ga. Mr. Roy V. Dillabough, Madison, Wis., 3 p.m., VFW on County Highway CV, Madison, Wis. Captain Joe M. Geddings, Augusta, Ga., 11 a.m., Westover Memorial Park. Mr. Leroy Johnson, Warrenton, Ga., 11 a.m., Beggs Funeral Home Chapel, Thomson, Ga. Burial in Millcreek Baptist Church Cemetery. Xzavian Knight, New Ellenton, S.C., 2 p.m., Friendship Missionary Baptist Church & Cemetery. Mr. Howard 'Peach' Mitchell, Jr., Hampton, S.C., 1 p.m., Union Missionary Baptist Church, Luray, S.C. Burial in Groundner Cemetery, Gifford, S.C. Rev. Thomas F. Shreve, North Augusta, S.C., 3 p.m., First Christian Church of Belvedere. Mrs. Sandra Sloan, Anderson, S.C., 10 a.m., Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Anderson. Mr. Eric Robert Spohn, Hephzibah, Ga., 5 p.m., Berean Baptist Church. Mrs. Sara Prescott Thigpen, Augusta, Ga., 11 a.m., Hillcrest Memorial Park. OBITUARY PLACEMENT INFORMATION Call 706-823-3351 to place an obituary. The obituary line is staffed Monday-Friday 12 pm-5 pm Saturday and Sunday 2 pm-5 pm. You may fax 706-823-3588 or email an obituary notice at any time. There is no charge for the first 12 lines of an obituary the first day it appears in the newspaper. Additional lines may be purchased. Obituaries are submitted by the funeral homes and may be edited for style and policy. Your funeral home can assist you with the details. The deadline for the next day's publication is 5 pm. The deadline on Holidays is 4 pm for the next day's publication. Please call 706-823-3351 for additional information. OBITUARIES ONLINE The Obituaries are now online at,

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