Wednesday, November 13, 2013
By Obit Clerk



John Ashmore, Jr.
John Richard Ashmore, Jr., 80, of Lincolnton, husband of the late Rosa Ashmore, entered into rest on Nov. 9, 2013.
Funeral services will be held on Tues., Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. at First Assembly of God. Interment will be in Lincolnton City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at Beggs Funeral Home in Lincolnton.

Jeanette Storey Parker
Graveside services for Jeanette Storey Parker, 91, of Columbia, S.C., who entered into rest on Nov. 7, 2013, will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock in Pineview Memorial Park of North Augusta, S.C. Rev. Roy Kiser will be officiating.
Mrs. Parker was a native of Richland County, S.C. and a former 30 year resident of North Augusta, having most recently made Columbia her home. She was a former member of the First Baptist Church of North Augusta and a current member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Columbia. Mrs. Parker retired from the VA Medical Center after a long career as a medical secretary. She enjoyed gardening and was especially devoted to her loving family. Mrs. Parker was preceded in death by her husband, Brooks M. Parker, Sr.; and a brother, Jimmie Storey.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Brooks M. Parker, Jr., Columbia, S.C. and David and Beverly Parker, Thomson, Ga.; a daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Greg Williams, Lexington, S.C.; a brother, Bert Storey, Augusta, Ga.; four grandchildren, Caleb Parker, Sara Hunt (Simon), Matthew Williams and Carrie Williams.
The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry online at www.poseyfuneraldirectors.com.

Calvin E. Sampson
Funeral services for Retired Educator/Coach Calvin Eugene Sampson, 82, of Thomson, will be held on Mon., Nov. 11, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Springfield Baptist Church. Interment will be in Westview Cemetery of Thomson.

Edna W. Stewart
Edna W. Stewart, 89, of Thomson, widow of Carlton Stewart, died on Nov. 9, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thurs., Nov. 14, at Sweetwater Baptist Church. Burial will be in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday at Curtis Funeral Home.

Ella Watson
Funeral services for Ella Mae Ivey Watson, 72, of Thomson, will be held on Mon., Nov. 11, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. at United House Of Prayer For All People in Dearing. Interment will be in U.H.O.P.F.A.P. Cemetery on Tues., Nov. 12.


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