Augusta Earl (Sugarman) Williams

Published 5:17 pm Tuesday, December 28, 2021

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Augusta Earl Williams was born March 5, 1958, to Benjamin M. Williams, Sr. and Dorothy Mae Levens Williams in Bainbridge, Georgia.

Augusta, affectionately known as “Sugarman”, received his education from the Decatur County Georgia school system. During and after high school, he worked for Melton Brothers Funeral Home and Amoco Fabrics. The skills he acquired while working with Melton Brothers Funeral Home (as a roofer and carpenter) enabled him to be gainful employed upon his arrival in the Central Florida area until he retired in 2018.

He is preceded in death by his parents and two bothers: Benjamin M. Williams, Jr. and Andrew L. Williams.

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The funeral was held Monday, January 3, 2021, at 11:00 A.M., at Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Rd., Bainbridge, Ga. Bishop Sean C. Watkins officiated.

Augusta leaves to cherish his memories two children: LaShanda Renee Williams of Atlanta, Georgia, and Emanuel Earl Williams of St. Petersburg, Florida; four grandchildren: Donald Williams, Damion Williams, Crishunna Williams and Kadeja Williams all of Atlanta, Georgia; two brothers: Richard L. Williams of Irvington, N.J. and Melvin (Mary) Williams of Attapulgus, Georgia; two sisters: Ernestine Williams of Largo, Florida, and Dorothy (Daughtry) Melton of Attapulgus, Georgia; one God-Sister: Cynthia Harris of Fowlstown, Georgia; two Sister-in-laws: Dorothy M. Williams and Phyllis Williams of Fowlstown, Georgia, and host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.