Miscellaneous Aiken County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Rachel LeFler Corley
CLEARWATER - Rachel LeFler Corley died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.
Mrs. Corley, 72, resided on Corley Road.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Clearwater First Baptist Church. The Rev. John Bolin will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville.
A native of Concord, N.C., Mrs. Corley was a daughter of the late James and Mary Goodman LeFler. She was the retired owner and operator of Rachel's Beauty Shop.
Mrs. Corley was a member of Clearwater First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Swinging 60s group.
Mrs. Corley was the widow of H. Edward Corley.
Surviving are one son, Darryl E. Corley, Connelly Springs, N.C.; one daughter, Judy Ackley, Kirtland, N.M.; two brothers, James Thomas LeFler Jr., Alpharetta, Ga., and Doyle E. LeFler, Winston-Salem, N.C.; two sisters, Katherine Shepherd, Concord, N.C., and Mary Balogh, Nokesville, Va.; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be George Hattaway, Tim Hattaway, David Smith, Steve Sanders, Sam Whitaker and Eddie Cumbee.
Memorials may be made to the Clearwater First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 610, Clearwater, S.C. 29822.
Friends may call at the residence or from 7-9:30 p.m. today at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley.

Nannie Lee G. Chalker
BATH - Nannie Lee Grimes Chalker died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley.
Mrs. Chalker was the widow of Cecil E. Chalker.

Karolyn (Kay) P. Hartzog
BLACKVILLE - Karolyn (Kay) Patterson Hartzog, 67, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at the Blackville First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Double Pond Baptist Church Cemetery.
A native of Eddyville, Ore., Mrs. Hartzog was a daughter of the late William Walter and Laura Jewel Patterson. She was a retired supervisor of claims with the South Carolina Job Service.
Mrs. Hartzog was a member of Blackville First Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher for over 25 years. She was a member of the Naomi Sunday School class.
Surviving are her widower, Tommy O. Hartzog; one daughter, Penny H. Creech, Barnwell; two sisters, Winnie Whitaker, Redmond, Ore., and Nell Patterson, Los Angeles, Calif.; and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Blackville First Baptist Church, 19449, Solomon Blatt Ave., Blackville, S.C. 29817.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at Folk Funeral Home, Williston.

Lila Burkhalter Millian
World War II veteran
Lila Burkhalter Millian died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at her residence.
Mrs. Millian resided at 208 Frontage Road, Aiken.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. Monsignor Thomas A. Evatt will officiate. Burial will be in Aiken Memorial Park.
A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Hatcher Funeral Home.
A native of Bath, Mrs. Millian was a daughter of the late Will and Estelle Attaway Burkhalter. She was a retired lieutenant of the Crossing Guards with the Prince William County Schools, Manassas, Va.
Mrs. Millian was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
She was a member of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. Mrs. Millian was a member of the LHC American Legion Post No. 153, and was a member of the WAVES National, a U.S. Naval organization.
She was the widow of Elmer (Bill) Millian.
Surviving are one daughter, Susie Millian, San Francisco; two sisters, Sadie Wood, Beaufort, and Bobby Jean Burkhalter, Augusta; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Charles Tippins Jr., Jeff Burkhalter, Tommy Moore, Martin Posey, Brian Plaugher and Wade Webber.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, P.O. Box 438, Aiken, S.C. 29802.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Lottie Lorraine New
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. - Lottie Lorraine (Tiny) New, 86, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000, in Missouri.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Chime Bell Baptist Church, Aiken. The Rev. Edward Newsome will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. New was a daughter of the late Nathaniel and Lottie Craig Boyd.
Surviving are her widower, Robert New; one son, Robert H. Boyd, Clearwater; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Monday at Napier Funeral Home.

Martha Jane Nichols
NORTH AUGUSTA - Martha Jane Nichols, 78, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at her residence, 1129 Lake Ave.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Fairview Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Tom Harris will officiate. Burial will be in Pineview Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Nichols was a native of Princeton, W. Va.
She was a member of Fairview Church. She was a past worthy matron of the Sumter Chapter No. 188 Order of the Eastern Star and had received her 50-year pin this month.
Surviving are her widower, Alfred B. Nichols Jr.; two daughters, Jeanne Kelley, Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Ann Jackson, North Augusta; one brother, Frank E. Foster, Gassaway, W. Va.; two sisters, Vera Tanner, Montgomery, Ala., and Willa Mae Henson, Spartanburg; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Willard Stewart, William Force, Bubba Watson, Terry Good, Gordon Cox and Tom Cupstid.
Memorials may be made to the Augusta Chapter, Alzheimer's Association, 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904, or to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904.
Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. today at Rowland Funeral Home.

Harold Eugene Parker
U.S. Navy Veteran
Harold Eugene Parker died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Mr. Parker, 64, resided at 137 Valley Drive, Aiken.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Grace Covenant Church of God, New Ellenton. The Revs. David L. Holdman and Richard Martin will officiate. Burial will be private.
A native of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Mr. Parker was a son of the late Robert E. and Ruby Ratliff Parker. He was a retired manager of the G. H. Bostwick Estate, Aiken.
Mr. Parker was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He was a member of Grace Covenant Church of God, where he was a member of the Adult Sanctuary Sunday School class and the Sanctuary Choir.
Surviving are his widow, Ellen Wingate Parker; two daughters, Michelle Parker Jones, Hendersonville, N.C., and Penny Lynn Parker, Mooresville, N.C.; one brother, Robert E. Parker Jr., Liverpool, Tex.; and one grandchild.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Grace Covenant Church of God Adults Sanctuary Class.
Memorials may be made to the Grace Covenant Church of God Building Fund, P.O. Box 28, New Ellenton, S.C. 29809.
Friends may call following the service.

Ben W. Barnes
NORTH AUGUSTA - Funeral services for Ben W. Barnes will be held at 2 p.m. today at Sweetwater Baptist Church.
The Rev. Eleazer Benenhaley will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Barnes, 64, of Arrowhead Lake Road, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at his residence.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Bob Canuette Sunday School class.
Memorials may be made to the Sweetwater Baptist Church Building Fund, 198 Sweetwater Road, North Augusta, S.C. 29860.
Friends may call at Rowland Funeral Home.

Frances Bush
JOHNSTON - Funeral arrangements for Frances Bush will be announced by Amos and Sons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bush, 50, of 201 Cottonwood Lane, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at Edgefield County Hospital.

James Leonard Ely Jr.
Korean Conflict veteran 
BATESBURG - Graveside services for James Leonard Ely Jr. will be held at 3 p.m. today at Eastview Cemetery, Edgefield.
The Rev. Chris Garrison will officiate.
Mr. Ely, 59, of Huckleberry Finn Road, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Augusta.
Friends may call at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.

Gladys Redd Jackson
Funeral services for Gladys Redd Jackson will be held at 3 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church.
The Revs. Dr. Fred W. Andrea III and Richard D. Harris will officiate. Burial will be in the Montmorenci First Baptist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Jackson, 88, of 261 Barnard Ave., SE, Aiken, died Thursday, Oct., 12, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Pallbearers will be Robert M. Cook, Joseph K. Kneece, W. Heze Kneece, Dr. Charlie W. Timmerman, Charles W. Cupp, Eugene H. Kneece, Patrick D. Cunning and Daniel L. Redd.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 120 Chesterfield St., Aiken, S.C. 29801, Montmorenci First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 117, Montmorenci, S.C. 29839 or to a favorite charity.
Friends may call at Rivers Funeral Home.

Gloria Genovese Lopez
NORTH AUGUSTA - The mass of Christian burial for Gloria Genovese Lopez will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at All Faiths Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.
Father Arthur J. Ginart will officiate. Final prayers and commendations will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. today in the All Faiths Funeral Home, followed by visitation.
Mrs. Lopez died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000.
Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Billy Albert Williams
U.S. Army veteran
WILLISTON - Funeral services for Billy Albert Williams will be held at 3 p.m. today at Folk Funeral Home, Williston.
The Revs. Floyd Dukes and Jimmy Hanf will officiate. Burial will be in the Williston Cemetery.
Mr. Williams, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at his residence.
Memorials may be made to the Williston Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 367, Williston, S.C. 29853.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Justine Council Edwards
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Funeral arrangements for Justine Council Edwards will be announced by Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home.
Mrs. Edwards, 59, of 66-72 St. Nicholas Ave., died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at St. Luke's Hospital.
Friends may call at the residence of her aunt, Ms. Lula Long, 1355 President Drive, Aiken, or at the funeral home.

Carol Jean Omosigho
COLUMBIA - Funeral services for Carol Jean Edwards Omosigho will be held at 4 p.m. today at Harvest of Love Outreach Ministries, Salley.   The Revs. Eugene Guyton and Leonard Bynem will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
Mrs. Omosigho, 43, of 1735 Busby St., died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
Friends may call at the residence of her mother, 1735 Busby St., Apt. 5, Columbia, or at J. H. Robinson Funeral Home, Wagener.

Richard A. Asbelle
TIGNALL, Ga. - Funeral services for Richard A. Asbelle will be announced by Napier Funeral Home, Graniteville.
Burial will be private.  Mr. Asbelle, 46, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.

MRS. MOORE - Memorial services for MRS. ORA LOUISE MOORE, 85, will be held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 12,
2000 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. The family will receive friends at 6:00 p.m. Monday, September
11, 2000. Mrs. Moore, wife of the late Rev. Mendel L. Moore, died Sunday morning at Lexington Medical Center Extended
Care. Born in Abbottsburg, N.C. she was a daughter of the late Fredrick and Elizabeth Bryant. Mrs. Moore was a devoted
minister's wife for 42 years and a member of Three Fountains Pentecostal Holiness Church. Surviving are her four children and
their spouses: Larry and Gloria Griffin of West Columbia; Keith and Jan Moore of Aiken; Rev. Bethea and Joyce Moore of
Jacksonville, N.C.; and Dow and Janice Holden of Lexington; grandchildren, Nicole, Kristen, Brian, Eric, Kelly, Joshua, Jennie
and Katie; great grandchild, Regan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
CAUGHMAN-HARMAN FUNERAL HOMES, 503 NORTH LAKE DR. LEXINGTON, S.C. 29072

MR. CUE - Entered into rest Wednesday, September 6, 2000 at his residence, MR. STACEY DENEIL CUE, 21, of 161 Troy
Lane, Aiken, SC. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 12, 2000 at 4:00 PM at New Life Seventh Day Adventist
Church, Aiken, SC with Elder Eddie James officiating. Burial will be at Jessamine Memorial Gardens, Aiken, SC. Survivors
include his parents: Teresa Cue McCray and Henry McCray both of Aiken, SC; eight brothers Sean McCray, Raheem Cue,
Tracey Glover, Antraun Glover, Jamael Glover, Terrance Price, Brandon Crawford and Tremaine Crawford all of Aiken, SC; two
sisters April Glover and Wanda Price both of Aiken, SC; his maternal grandparents Shirley Cue, Leesville, SC and the late
Jerome Cue; his paternal grandparents James McCray and Esther McCray and Roosevelt and Mamie Crawford all of Aiken,
SC; his Godparents Vernon and Sherrie Cue Glover both of Aiken, SC; and a host of other relatives and friends. The remains
will lie in state at the church form 2:00 PM until the hour of service. The funeral cortege will leave the residence of his
Godparents Vernon and Sherrie Cue Glover, 2094 Pine Log Rd., Aiken, SC at 3:30PM. CHEATHAM FUNERAL HOME,
INC., LANGLEY, SC

MR. BLAKESLEE - MR. RAYMOND A. BLAKESLEE, 92, of Aiken, died Monday evening at Cumberland Village.
Arrangements will be announced by GEORGE FUNERAL HOMES HISTORIC DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

MRS. FOX -Entered into rest Monday, September 11, 2000, MRS. MARY LEE GIBSON FOX, of Aiken wife of the late
Luther P. Fox, Jr. and daughter of the late Lott and Eva Mae Brodgan Gibson. The funeral service will be conducted
Wednesday, September 13, 2000, at 4:00 P.M. in the Warrenville United Methodist Church, with the Reverend Paul Rodgers
officiating. Mrs. Fox will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service. The interment will follow in the Graniteville
Cemetery. Survivors include a brother, Frank Gibson and a sister, Susie G. Reece, and a number of nieces and nephews. The
family will receive friends at the residence of a niece, June Russell, 116 Hudson Road, Aiken, S.C. and tonight, from 7:00 until
9:00 P.M. at the funeral home. NAPIER FUNERAL HOME, 315 MAIN STREET, GRANITEVILLE, S.C. 29829

MRS. CURRY - Entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 8, 2000, at the Aiken Regional Medical Center. REV. IDA MAE
JORDAN CURRY, age 83, of 909 Old Jordan Road, Aiken, S.C. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday,
September 13, 2000 from the Union Baptist Church, Aiken, S.C. Burial will follow in the Randall Branch Baptist Church
Cemetery, Aiken. The remains will lie in state at the church Wednesday from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. The family will receive
friends at the funeral Tuesday from 7:00 PM. to 8:00 PM. JACKSON-BROOKS FUNERAL HOME, AIKEN, SC.

MR. PARKER - Entered into rest September 9, 2000, MR. L. GERALD PARKER husband of Mrs. Margaret Allen Parker of
1009 Pecanwood Dr., Anniston, AL. Graveside services will be held 11 A.M. Tuesday at Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville,
with Rev. Herb Sons officiating. Friends may call at the residence of his brother Herman Parker of 102 Lee St. North Augusta,
S.C. HATCHER FUNERAL HOME US. HWY., #1, LANGLEY, S.C.

Dr. James Calvin Blalock
Dr. James Calvin Blalock, 68, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2000, at his residence, 39 Troon Way, Aiken.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Shellhouse Funeral Home.
Dr. Blalock was a radiologist.
He was a retired colonel of the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Conflicts.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box K, Aiken, S.C. 29802. 
Surviving are his widow, Joanne Rokoas Blalock; step-mother, Venice Nelson, Mayfield, Ky.; two sons, James Calvin Blalock Jr., Aiken, and Jeffrey Steven Blalock, North Augusta; one daughter, Stephanie Blalock Pratt, Augusta; one brother, Dr. William Neal Blalock, Paducah, Ky.; and a half-sister, Nancy Ray,
Mayfield, Ky.

Ronald G. Brennan
NORTH AUGUSTA - Ronald G. Brennan, 72, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000, at his residence, 419 Big Oak Drive.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Rowland Funeral Home. Burial will be private.
A native of Chicago, Mr. Brennan was a retired copywriter and photographer for Prudential Insurance Co. Surviving are his widow, Kathleen B. Brennan; three sons, Thomas Brennan and Jeffrey Brennan, both of North Augusta, and William Brennan, Atlanta; two
daughters, Debbie West, Wauconda, Ill., and Karen Keefer, North Augusta; one sister, Edith Brennan, Chicago; and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 326 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901 or to the American Heart Association, 1003 Hammond Road, Aiken, S.C. 29803.
Friends may call from 2-3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Virginia Ruth Lowe
NORTH AUGUSTA - Virginia Ruth Lowe died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000, in Jacksonville, Fla.
Mrs. Lowe, 79, resided at 303 Morgan Ave.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Augusta. The Rev. Dan McMillan will officiate.
A native of South Charleston, W. Va., Mrs. Lowe was a daughter of the late Lewis Averial and Jane Elizabeth Farley. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Lowe was the widow of Amos Raymond Lowe.
Surviving are two daughters, Virginia Rae Giddings, Columbia, and Deanna Miller, Jacksonville, Fla.; two brothers, Gordon Farley, Jacksonville, Fla., and Lawrence Farley, Whiteville, N.C.; four sisters, Nadine Kidd, Palm Bay, Fla., Janice Whitman, Charleston, W.Va., Donna Kidd, Bluefield, W. Va., and Phyllis Bird, Orlando, Fla.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Daryl Giddings II, Edward Giddings, Jeff Peters, Ken Butler, Eric Miller, David Miller, Richard Moore and David Icenhour.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Starling-Hatcher Funeral Home, Augusta. 

Arthur J. McDaniel Jr.
Army veteran
GRANITEVILLE - Funeral services for Arthur J. (A.J.) McDaniel will be held at 11 a.m. today at Cavalry Baptist Church. 
The Revs. Bert Walker and Albert Atkinson will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.
Mr. McDaniel, 71, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000.
Pallbearers will be past and present deacons of Calvary Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Vision Fund, 20 Second St., Graniteville, S.C., 29829.

Lowell G. Myers
Air Force veteran 
NORTH AUGUSTA - Memorial services for Lowell G. Myers will be held at 2 p.m. today at Rowland Funeral Home. 
The Rev. H.B. Johnston will officiate. Burial will be private.
Mr. Myers, 68, of 1944 Robin Road, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 115 Greenville St. SW, Aiken, S.C., 29801.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the service today at the funeral home. 

Ella Mae Sackel Salley
PERRY - Funeral services for Ella Mae Sackel Salley will be held at 1 p.m. today at St. Dorcas Baptist Church. 
The Rev. Henry Murdaugh will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Salley, 51, of 477 Honeysuckle Trail, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000.
Pallbearers will be her brothers, cousins and friends.

Barbara J. Williams
WARD - Funeral arrangements for Barbara J. Williams will be announced by Davis Funeral Home, Ridge Spring. 
Ms. Williams, 50, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000, at her residence.


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