|Alice Cuthbert Allston
Alice Cuthbert Allston, 86, of Beaufort, widow of Francis Bacot Allston,
died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, in Manor Care Nursing Home, Columbia.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's Episcopal
Church Cemetery, Summerville.
Mrs. Allston was born Feb. 28, 1912 in Belton, a daughter of Grange
Simons and Anne Latimer Cuthbert. She was a member of St. Helena's Episcopal
Surviving are a son, Francis Bacot Allston of Beaufort; a daughter,
Anne Allston Smith III of Columbia; a brother, Grange Simons Cuthbert Jr.
of Summerville; and two grandchildren.
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorials to St. Helena's
Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 1043, Beaufort, S.C. 29901.
Dunbar Funeral Home, Columbia, is in charge.
Carl Gerald Jacobson
Carl Gerald Jacobson, 57, of Fripp Island died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998,
in Roper Hospital, Charleston.
Memorial services will be Dec. 19 in Peachtree United Methodist Church,
Mr. Jacobson was born Aug. 13, 1941, in Akron, Ohio, a son of Carl
Metzger Jacobson and Marion Jacobson. He was retired from the Linde Division
of Union Carbide.
Surviving are his mother of New Port Richey, Fla.; his wife, Elsbeth
Jacobson of Fripp Island; two daughters, Christine Carter and Sandra Jacobson
of Atlanta; and a brother, Robert Jacobson of New Port Richey.
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorials to South
Carolina Historical Society, Charleston or by giving a unit of blood to
the American Red Cross blood bank.
J. Henry Stuhr Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge.
Meredith H. Mead
Dr. Meredith H. Mead, 84, of Port Royal, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998,
at his residence.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Helena's Episcopal
Dr. Mead was born July 13, 1914, in Mitchell, S.D., a son of Dr. Harold
Tupper Mead and Helen Edith Hunt Mead. He lived for short periods of time
in Chicago, LaJolla, Calif., Boulder, Colo., New Orleans, New Haven, Conn.,
and Oneonta, N.Y. He graduated from Oneonta High School in 1931. He attended
Hartwick College, College of the City of New York, Columbia University,
the University of Alabama and graduated from Atlanta Southern Dental College
in 1941. He was in private dental practice for a short time in Charleston
until he joined the U.S. Navy in September 1941. He retired from the Navy
in 1972 after a number of assignments and duty stations. He received a
Purple Heart and Legion of Merit, among other decorations. Dr. Mead served
as dental director of Beaufort-Jasper Comprehensive Health Services for
Surviving are his wife, Marian McSweeney Mead of Port Royal; a daughter,
Coni Harrison of Fort Pierce, Fla.; four sons, William Mead of Lady's Island,
Guy Mead of Isle of Palms, Miles Mead of Port Royal and Meredith Mead of
Asheville, N.C.; and seven grandchildren.
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorial contributions
to St. Helena's Preservation Trust or the Friends of Caroline Hospice.
Alfred N. Wyatt
Alfred N. Wyatt, 48, of Beaufort, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, in
Medical University Hospital, Charleston.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 today in Anderson Funeral
Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Carteret Street United Methodist
Church with burial in Beaufort National Cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Wyatt was born Jan. 18, 1950, in Onslow County, N.C., a son of
retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Alfred Wyatt and Pearl Mixson Wyatt.
He graduated from Beaufort High in 1968. He was a Boy Scout, reading Eagle
Scout in Beaufort Troop 252 and then served as Junior Assistant Scout Master.
He was Scoutmaster of Troop 281 in Millington, Tenn., in the mid 1970s.
He volunteered on the Millington and Annandale, Va., fire departments.
He was instrumental in rebuilding the Hampton United Methodist Church in
Millington, after it was destroyed by fire.
He entered U.S. Navy boot camp in 1970 in Orlando, Fla., and went to
machinist mate school, Great Lakes, Ill. He served at Naval Station, San
Diego and San Francisco, Calif. He served aboard the USS Wiltsie DD716
in Vietnam, part of West PAC and also served aboard the USS Kiska. He transferred
to Millington. He was medically discharged in October 1978 as a petty officer
first class in the Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Washington.
He worked with his father in home repair until March 1979 when he started
with the City of Beaufort Fire Department as fire inspector and training
officer and assistant chief. In 1985, he became Burton Fire Department
assistant chief and training officer and later became deputy chief and
fire chief. He medically retired in July 1996.
Surviving are his father of Beaufort; his wife of 27 1/2 years, Sharon
Sandberg Wyatt of Beaufort; and a son, James Alfred "Jay" Wyatt of Beaufort.
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorials to American
Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia, S.C.
29204 or to Carteret Street United Methodist Church, Carteret Street, Beaufort,
Erin Lockhart Jernigan
Erin Lockhart Jernigan, 79, of Beaufort, widow of Paul Robert Jernigan,
died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, in Beaufort Memorial Hospital.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Helena Episcopal Church
with burial at the church cemetery.
Mrs. Jernigan was born Feb. 3, 1920, in Fort Smith, Ark., a daughter
of Malcolm Wright Lockhart and Frances Hardley Lockhart. She was a member
of St. Helena Episcopal Church and was a volunteer with the Child Abuse
Prevention Association and the Beaufort Area Caregivers Association. She
was also a member of the Country Club of Beaufort.
Surviving are a son, Paul Jernigan of Beaufort; a daughter, Erin O'Loughlin
of Endicott, N.Y.; a brother, David Lockhart of Concord, N.C.; a sister,
Frances Campbell of South Africa; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family suggests that those who wish may make contributions to Beaufort
Area Caregivers, Post Office Box 1514, Beaufort, SC 29901.
Copeland Funeral Home is in charge.
Katharine Whitsell Kroeg
Katharine Whitsell Kroeg, 82, of Clinton, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesay at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens.
Ms. Kroeg was born in Charleston, a daughter of Andrew Alexander Kroeg
Jr. and Oliveros Witsell Kroeg. She was a retired principal of Beaufort
High School and a member of Beaufort Presbyterian Church where she was
the first woman elder. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
She was a graduate of the College of Charleston.
Surviving is a brother, Alec Kroeg of Greenville.
Dillard Memorial Funeral Home, Pickens, is in charge.
Marjorie Smith Langford
Marjorie Smith Langford, 85, of Port Royal, widow of Oliver Webb Langford
Sr., died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, in Helena House, Port Royal.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. tonight at Anderson Funeral
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Carteret Street United
Methodist Church with burial in Beaufort National Cemetery.
Mrs. Langford was born on Dec. 22, 191,3 on St. Helena Island, a daughter
of George Franklin Smith and Arlene Minola Pritcher Smith. She was a member
of the Carteret Street United Methodist Church.
She graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina Nursing
School in 1935. She worked as a registered nurse at Beaufort Memorial Hospital
for five years and U.S. Naval Hospital for 15 years. She was a member or
the Mary Heyward Eastern Star Chapter 124 in Ridgeland for 50 years.
Surviving are two sons, O.W. "Webbie" Langford Jr. of Beaufort and
Charles Smith Langford Jr. of Summerville; one daughter, Helena Gregg-Bennett
of Beaufort; two brothers, Lavan Earl Smith of Seneca and Holland Smith
of Elgin; one sister, Doris Bunn of Tampa, Fla.; nine grandchildren and
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorials to the Carteret
Street United Methodist Church, 408 Carteret St., Beaufort, S.C. 29902.
Sinclair Albany Sr.
Sinclair Albany Sr., 76, of Dale, husband of Thelma Albany, died Monday,
April 19, 1999, at his residence.
Marshel's Wright-Donaldson Home for Funerals, Beaufort, is in charge.
Rosa Barnwell, 88, of Bronx, N.Y., died Thursday, April 15, 1999, in
Montiefero Medical Center, Bronx.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Young Funeral
Home, Yemassee. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Wilkerson Baptist
Church, Early Branch.
Mrs. Barnwell was born in Early Branch, a daughter of Frank Barnwell
and Isabelle Duncan Barnwell Heyward. She lived most of her life in Bronx.
She was a domestic technician. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist
Church, Mount Vernon, N.Y., where she was a missionary.
Surviving are a sister, Louvenia B. May of Bronx; several nephews including
Roosevelt, Larry and William Barnwell of Yemassee and Robbie Barnwell Jr.
of Ridgeland; and several nieces.
Andrew Patilla Caldwell Jr.
Andrew Patilla Caldwell Jr., 90, of St. Simons Island, Ga., died Tuesday,
April 20, 1999, at his residence.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Forest Lawn Mausoleum Chapel,
Mr. Caldwell was born July 23, 1908, in Spartanburg, a son of Andrew
Caldwell Sr. and Martha Alice Adair Caldwell. He was a retired electrical
engineer with Union Camp. He attended Clemson College. He was a member
of Mary Calder Golf Club, Savannah. He was a Mason and a member of Bull
Street Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Anne C. Adams of Fripp Island and Beverly
C. Penkava of St. Simons Island; a son, Andrew P. Caldwell III of Beaufort;
two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorials to Alzheimer's
Association, Glynn County Chapter, 2007 "I" St., Brunswick, Ga. 31520 or
to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1158, Brunswick, Ga. 31521.
Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, Brunswick, Ga., is in charge.
Rev. Peter Jefferson, 87, of Dale, husband of Rebecca Jefferson, died
Monday, April 19, 1999, in Bay View Nursing Center.
Marshel's Wright-Donaldson Home for Funerals, Beaufort, is in charge.
Burnette Madison, 75, of Ridgeland, died April 15, 1999, in Low Country
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in Bostick Funeral
Home, Ridgeland. Services will be at noon Thursday at Carey Hill Baptist
Church with burial in Ellis Cemetery, Yemassee.
Mrs. Madison was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Ravenel, a daughter of George
and Corine Martin Williams. She was a retired seamstress and inspector
with Pincus Brothers. She was a member of Carey Hill Baptist Church where
she was a secretary, sang in the Senior Choir and was assistant secretary
to the Charity Board.
Surviving are a son, Dwight Ford of Houston, Texas; two daughters,
Larcenia F. White of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Cynthia Butler of Philadelphia,
Pa.; two brothers, George Williams Jr. of Ridgeville and Edward C. Williams
of New York, N.Y.; a sister, Shirley W. Garrett of Summerville; nine grandchildren;
and nine great-grandchildren.
Reginald O. Shand
Reginald O. Shand, 85, of Lady's Island and Brooklyn, N.Y., husband
of Albertha Shand, died Monday, April 19, 1999, in Medical University Hospital,
Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at W. Leon Sherman Mortuary,
St. Helena Island, and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday in Siloam Presbyterian
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Siloam Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn.
Mr. Shand was born Feb. 12, 1914, in Clarenden, Jamaica.
Surviving are his wife; three children, Vilda L. Shand of West Palm
Beach, Fla., Philbert Shand of Brooklyn and Fitzalbert Shand of Toronto,
Canada; three step-children, Eugene Heyward of Brooklyn, Floretta Glover
of Lady's Island and Sandra Watson of Las Vegas, Nev.; a sister, Dorothy
Wint of Kingston, Jamaica; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lloyd Williams, 78, of Yemassee, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, in Colleton
Regional Medical Center, Walterboro.
Young Funeral Home, Yemassee, is in charge.
Angus Busby Jr.
Angus Busby Jr., 58, of Hilton Head Island, widower of Ella Mae Thomas
Busby, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, in Hilton Head Hospital.
A wake service will be from 7 to 8 tonight at 2nd African Baptist Church,
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist
Center, Ridgeland, with burial in Moncep Cemetery, Coosawhatchie.
Mr. Busby was born March 23, 1941, in Ridgeland, a son of Emma and
Angus Busby Sr. He attended Coosawhatchie schools. He was self-employed.
Surviving are six sons, John A. Busby III of Atlanta, Deron Busby,
James E. Busby and Nichols Pickney of Ridgeland, Joseph V. Busby of Philadelphia
and Ulysees E. Busby of Germany; a stepdaughter, Loretta Blackwood; two
stepsons, Ernest and Anthony Busby; a sister, Ann B. Richards of Savannah;
five brothers, Joe L. Busby of Vineland, N.J., John P. busby of Alabama,
Nathaniel Busby of Newark, N.J., Harold Busby of Springfield, Mass., and
Joseph Busby of Savannah; 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Allen Funeral Home, Lobeco and Beaufort, is in charge.
James Kelly Myers
James Kelly Myers, 63, of Columbia, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, in
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Dunbar Funeral
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in St. Stephens Episcopal
Church Cemetery, St. Stephens.
Mr. Myers was born in Eutawville, a son of Frank E. Myers and Evelyn
Jernigan Myers. He graduated from Holly Hill High School and from the University
of South Carolina in 1959. He was a member of the USC Association of Lettermen
and the Baptist Church of Beaufort.
Surviving are four sons, Kyle Myers of Pawley's Island, Keith Myers
of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Craig Myers of Columbia and Clete Myers of Cullowhee,
N.C.; three daughters, Cathy Boltin and Kelli Leadlove of Beaufort and
Carol Robinson of Charleston; two brothers, Frank E. Myers Jr. of Columbia
and Jesse "Buddy" Myers of Holly Hill; and 10 grandchildren.
Ernest W. Stein III
Ernest W. Stein III, 24, of Winslow, Maine, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999,
in Beaufort Naval Hospital.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m. Friday at Donald H. Shorey Funeral Chapel, Pittsfield, Maine.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Stein was born May 7, 1975, in Waterville, a son of Ernest Stein
Jr. and Ann L. Ryan Stein.
He graduated from Waterville High School in 1993. He attended the University
of Maine in Farmington and Augusta. He was employed by Maine General Medical
Center for nine years. He joined the Marine Corps on Sept. 27, 1999. He
was an avid reader and enjoyed America history and computers.
Surviving are his mother of Kennebunk, Maine, and father and stepmother,
Clare Stein, of New Sweden, Maine; and two sisters, Lynn Stein of Franklin,
Maine, and Lisa Stein of Clinton, Maine.
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorials to your
local humane society, the Waterville Humane Society or the Presque Isle
Eleanor Alexander Welch
Eleanor Alexander Welch, 85, of Beaufort, widow of Clyde Welch, died
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, in Bay View Nursing Care Center.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at McDougald
Funeral Home, Anderson.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with burial
in Old Silver Brook Cemetery.
Ms. Welch was born Dec. 13, 1913, in Charlotte, N.C., a daughter of
Harvey Alexander Sr. and Willie Belle Alexander Carswell. She was a retired
musician, having founded and directed the Starlighters Dance Band for many
years. She was a former member of the Greenville Federation of Musicians
board. She was an avid golfer and master duplicate bridge player. She was
an active member of the First Baptist Church of Anderson for many years.
Surviving are two daughters, Elaine McCallum of Beaufort and Susan
Sanders of Tennessee; a brother, Harvey Alexander of Tampa, Fla.; three
grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.