Thursday, February 20, 2014
By Obit Clerk



Douglas Bentley, Sr.
Douglas Bentley, Sr., of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Mon., Feb. 17, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton.

Charles Thomas Casteel
Charles Thomas Casteel, 62, of Murray Ave. in Thomson, Ga., entered into rest on Feb. 14, 2014 at the VA Medical Center.
Mr. Casteel was born in Decatur, Ga. and was the son of the late Barney Robert Casteel and the late Mary Lois Middlebrooks Casteel. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. Mr. Casteel was retired as a floor covering installer.
Survivors include his son, Charles Thomas Casteel, Jr.; sister, Mary Whittle; brothers, Barney Casteel, Wayne Casteel and George Casteel.
A private service will be held at a later date.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.

Rita Gassaway
Rita Faye Carroll Gassaway, 52, of Lincolnton, wife of David Jeffery Gassaway, entered into rest on Wed., Feb. 12, 2014.
Funeral services were held on Sun., Feb. 16, at Martin's Crossroads Congregational Church & Cemetery.
Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton handled the arrangements.

Eddie G. Ivey
Funeral services for Eddie Gene Ivey, 50, of Thomson, were held on Wed., Feb. 12, 2014, at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Warrenton. Interment was in Ministry of Faith Christian Center Cemetery.
Thomson Funeral System handled the arrangements.

Kathryn Johnson
Kathryn M. Johnson, 90, of Camak, wife of the late Cecil N. Johnson, entered into rest on Feb. 16, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 18, at Norwood Baptist Church. Interment will be in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Mon., Feb. 17, at Beggs Funeral Home of Thomson.

Willie J. Lewis
Funeral services for Willie James Lewis, 70, of Augusta, were held on Thurs., Feb. 13, 2014, at House Of God Church Of God In Christ in Thomson. Interment was in House Of God Church Of God In Christ Cemetery.
Thomson Funeral System handled the arrangements.

Mona Masterson
Mona Stewart Masterson, 84, of Lincolnton, wife of the late William P. Masterson, entered into rest on Mon., Feb. 10, 2014.
Funeral services were held on Sat., Feb. 15, at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue Chapel. Interment was in Bellevue Memorial Gardens.

Peggy A. Powell
Peggy A. Powell, of Appling, wife of the late Carl Raymond Powell, entered into rest on Feb. 10, 2014.
Funeral services are private.
Thomas L. King Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Eugene Thornton, Sr.
Eugene Jackson Thornton, Sr., 81, of Washington, died on Sun., Feb. 16, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 19, at Rehoboth Baptist Church & Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Tues., Feb. 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Hopkins Funeral Home.

Charles Weiss II
Ret. SSG Charles F. Weiss II, 72, of Harlem, husband of Loretta Johns Weiss, entered into rest on Sun., Feb. 16, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wed., Feb. 19, at Starling Funeral Home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Helen Young
Helen Young, 85, of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Mon., Feb. 17, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton.


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