Emmie Louise Waters
Emmie Louise Waters, 94, of Rebecca died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002 at Ashburn
Health Care after a lengthy illness.
Her funeral was 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the Rebecca United Methodist
Church, with the Revs. Emory Corbett and Guy Mathis officiating. Burial
was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Waters was a native of Atlanta.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and a member of Rebecca
United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Rebecca United
Methodist Womens Group and the Lillian Gilmore Sunday School Class.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim W. and Mary Ann Fry Haynie;
her husband, Thomas McArthur Waters; and a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Perry.
Survivors include two sons, T.M. Waters Jr. and Hal F. Waters, both of
Rebecca; a brother, James W. Haynie of Cordele; a sister, Margie Cape
of Cordele; and eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Waters, Donnie Gibbs, Chuck Perry, Mark Waters,
Tim Holcombe and Burly Page.
Perry W. Jenkins Jr.
Perry Walton P.W. Jenkins Jr., 68, of Sardis died Thursday,
Sept. 19, 2002 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. Graveside services were
11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Jenkins Family Cemetery in Sardis,
with the Revs. Roy Cates and Yonce Lively officiating. Mr. Jenkins, a
native and lifelong resident of Burke County, was a carpenter. He served
in the U.S. Army and was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents,
Perry and Sallie Jenkins and two daughters, Melody and Diane Jenkins.
Survivors include his widow, Mattie Sanders Jenkins of Sardis; two sons,
David Jenkins of Perkins and Perry Jenkins of Girard; a brother, Ronald
Jen-kins of Sardis; a sister, Loretta J. Cates of Tignal; a stepdaughter,
Kathy Waters of Twin City; a stepson, Ernest Johnson of Sardis; and a
grandson, four step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Henry C. Reddick, Harry T. Jenkins Jr., Bobby C. Jenkins
Jr., Jimmy W. Jenkins, Dickie S. Jenkins and Chris Parrish.
Juanita Hopkins of Girard died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002 at St. Joseph Hospital
in Augusta. Her funeral was 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at St. Marian Baptist
Church, with the Rev. Sullivan Bush officiating. Burial was in the church
Ms. Hopkins was a native of Burke County and a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Matthew Hopkins of Girard and Marren and Jeanette
Hopkins of Sylvania; four daughters, Angela and Calvin Roberts and Yolinda
Hopkins, both of Girard and Stephanie Hopkins and Jacqueline Hopkins,
both of Waynesboro; three brothers, Donald and Annie Hopkins Sr. and Ronnie
Hopkins, both of Girard and Willie Walker of Augusta; two sisters, Viola
and Vernon Cryer of Girard and Joanna and Thaddeus Scurry of Sylvania;
her mother, Eula Hopkins of Girard; and 13 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were James Williams, Herman Roberts, Bernard Roberts, Jerry
Williams, Gene Williams and Junior Roberts.
Julia Yette Walker of Heph-zibah died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002 at University
Hospital in Augusta. Her funeral was 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Antioch
Rock Creek Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Bush officiating.
Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Walker, a native of Burke County, was a homemaker. She was a member
of William Grove Baptist Church in Waynesboro. Survivors include a son,
Johnny and Margaret Holmes of Hephzibah; a daughter, Emma and George Adams
of Waynes-boro; a brother, Essaw Kelly of Waynesboro; and five grandchildren,
four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Pallbearers were
Richard Jones, Clinton Kelly, Ernest Kelly, Lafayette Kelly, Neely Jones
and Jimmy Jones.