THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. James Willie Samuels, age 61, entered into rest Sunday, February 10, 2002. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Februry 16, 2002, at 1 p.m. at the Greater St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church, 608 Oneal Street, Thomson, Rev. Dr. Henry D. Andrews officiating. Interment Westview Cemetery. Mr. Samuels will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Survivors are wife, Lizzie Babbs Samuels; children, Velvet (Solomon) Lazenby, Tina McKinney, Sheila Babbs, David (Norman) Baabs, Sharion (Tyrone) Reid; mother, Leomie Johnson Samuels, other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the residence. Thomson Funeral System in charge.
The Augusta Chronicle February 15, 2002