Miscellaneous Darlington County, South Carolina Obituaries - 2000
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|MILDRED O. COLLINS
Services for Mildred O. Collins, 61, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, in Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home Chapel in Darlington, with burial in Black Creek Cemetery.
Mrs. Collins was born in Darlington County and was the daughter of the late Wesley and Ethel Cagle. She was a member of the Dovesville Church of God and the things she enjoyed most were spending time with her family and working in her yard and garden.
Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by her husband, Barney C. Collins.
She is survived by three sons, Charlie (Suzanne) Collins, Glen Collins
and Harold (Dianne) Collins, all of Hartsville; one daughter, Anita (Ronnie)
Gainey of Darlington; four brothers, Buddy Cagle, Bill Cagle and James
Cagle, all of Hartsville and Larry Cagle of Patrick; three sisters, Bertha
Gainey, Beatrice Bell and Frances Griggs, all of Hartsville; 15 grandchildren
and two great-grandchildren.
FRANCES P. KING
Mrs. King died Friday, Oct. 27, in a Camden hospital after an illness. She was born in Darlington County, a daughter of the late James N. and Careen Lane Plummer. She was married to the late Marvin King. Mrs. King was a member of Lamar United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. LaRue (Mary K.) Watson of Camden; a brother,
Bud Plummer of Santee and four grandchildren.
JUANITA S. MELTON
Mrs. Melton, widow of Winston Melton, died Friday, Oct. 27. Born in Darlington County, she was a daughter of the late Luther and Mary Elizabeth Howell Stewart. She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her two sons and daughter-in-law, Robert (Marlene) Melton
of Oates and Hazel Melton of North Myrtle Beach; two daughters and son-in-law,
Miriam Hall of Hartsville and Geraldine (J.L.) Clements of Lamar; sister,
Grace Jeffords of Oates; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and
GEORGE D. DALEY JR.
Mr. Daley was born in Augusta, Ga., a son of the late George D. Daley Sr. and Ruth Bell Daley. He was retired as a Chief Petty Officer from the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service, ETC, and later retired from the Civil Service. He was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War and was a member of the North Hartsville Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Leola Seigler Daley of Hartsville; two
daughters, Mrs. Jane Turnage of Hartsville and Mrs. Joann Correll of Columbia;
one son, George William Daley of Shreveport, La.; three brothers, Walter
Daley of Augusta, Ga., Jimmy Daley of Goose Creek and Eddie Daley of Moncks
Corner; three sisters, Joann Lackey of Camden, Virginia Payne of Charleston
Heights and Grace Whitfield of Wadmalaw Island; five grandchildren and
LeROY CEASER JR.
Mr. Ceaser died Tuesday, Oct. 24, in a Charleston hospital after an extended illness. He was born in the Bishopville area of Lee County, a son of Leroy Ceaser Sr. and the late Eva Dell McCaskill Ceaser. He was educated in Darlington County public schools, graduating with the Butler High School Class of 1970. He was married to Mae Verna Ceaser and to this union three daughters were born. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church where he served on the Usher Board and sang with the Bruce Singers. Mr. Ceaser later became a member of the New Testament Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a trustee along with many other capacities in an effort to praise his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
He leaves to cherish his fond memories his wife, Mae Verna Ceaser of
the home; his father, Leroy Ceaser Sr.; three daughters, Shonney Ceaser,
Trena Ceaser and Latrissus Leach, all of Hartsville; four sisters, Patricia
(Charles) Sanders of Richmond, Va., Jeanette Ceaser, Annette Cabbages-talk
and Kristie Huggins, all of Hartsville; two brothers, Anthony Huggins and
Timothy Huggins, both of Hartsville; one grandmother, Mamie McCaskill of
Hartsville; two godchildren, Kimesha Davis and Utavia Haigler, both of
Hartsville; four sisters-in-law, Betty (Sterling) Stausbury, Lula (Richard)
Haigler, Patricia (Gabriel) Haigler, Dorothy (William) Alfred; three brothers-in-law,
Laverne (Jaretta) Bruce, Eddie (Valarie) Wright and Kenny (Anita) Bruce;
a special friend, Joseph Woodham; six grandchildren; and a host of close
relatives and very dear friends.
JULIAN DICKERSON SR.
Mr. Dickerson died Friday, Oct. 27, in a local hospital after an illness. He was the husband of Joyce B. Dickerson.
He was born in Darlington County, a son of the late Atney Lee and Margaret Rhodes Dickerson. He attended Darlington public schools and was a member of the St.
David's Masonic Lodge #72. He was employed with Consolidated Frieght-ways as a driver salesman. He planned to retire at the end of this year after nearly 40 years of trucking. Mr. Dickerson was a very loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include one son, Julian R. (Kelley) Dickerson; two daughters, Cynthia L. Dickerson and Paula D. (Mark) Stokes; one grandson, Rhodes Dickerson III, all of Darlington; three brothers, Charles E. Dickerson and Leon R. Dickerson, of Darlington and Atney L. Dickerson of Bell Vernon, Pa.; one sister, Margaret A. Chaplin of Darlington; two special nieces, Rebecca Moody and Jane M.Lloyd, both of Darlington and many other nieces, nephews and cousins, in-laws and friends.
Mr. Dickerson was predeceased by two brothers, William M. Dickerson
and Richard T. Dickerson.
Mrs. Harrell, widow of Leonard A. Harrell, died Sunday, Oct. 29. Born in Darlington County, she was a daughter of the late Junie Anderson and Bessie Carnelia Sexton Bryant. She was a member of Fourth Street Baptist Church.
Surviving are her two sons and daughter-in-law, James Leonard Harrell
of Rockport, Texas, Robert Alvin (Leanna) Harrell of Devine, Texas; three
brothers, A.P. Bryant of Hartsville, Ralph Bryant of Pensacola, FL, Boardman
Bryant of Lamar; two sisters, Doris Huggins of Pensacola, Fla., Harriet
Morrell of Hartsville; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Passmore died Thursday, Oct. 26, at her residence after an illness. Born in Hawthorne, Fla., she was a daughter of the late Pearl and Archie Crim. She attended the Florida public schools. She received her BS degree from Bowie State University and did further graduate work at Loyola College, Morgan State University, John's Hopkins University and Coppin State University to earn a master's equivalence. For about 30 years she taught in the public schools of Frederick County and Baltimore City. After moving to Darlington in 1991 with her companion, Willie Jackson, she joined New Providence Baptist Church under the pastorate of the Rev. Coleman Cannon Sr. where her membership remained until her death.
Survivors include a son, Bernard (Deborah) Davis of Baltimore, Md.;
four grandchildren, Anita, Robert, Bernard and Gerald, all of Baltimore,
Md.; 16 great-grandchildren; special nephew, Theodore Jackson; other nieces,
nephews, cousins and special friends, Fannie Hudson, Marie Bacote and Margie
RAELINE JAI S. JOHNSON
She attended the Darlington County public schools and was a graduate of St. John's High School Class of 1987 and continued her studies at Florence-Darlington Technical College. She was married to Ronald Johnson of Edgefield. After leaving S.C. she traveled extensively. Later moving to Philadelphia, Pa., where she began her recording career. There, she recorded and produced numerous CD's. Her recording name was RaEven BLU.
Survivors include her father and stepmother, James and Edith Small of
Darlington; three children, Queenie Mayon Johnson, Quanytta Johnson and
Oya Oshumari ÒRainbowÓ Esspirit; two brothers, Anthony (Terri)
Small of Randallstown, Md., and Leland Small of Darlington; her paternal
grandparents, Herbert Small (Margaret Small, deceased) of Darlington; two
aunts, Peggy Windley and Donna Laviscount, both of Darlington; two uncles,
Kevin and Keith Small, deceased; two nieces, Jeri and Mykeia; one nephew,
Travonta; two special cousins, ZenoBia Small and Michael Laviscount; a
host of other cousins; a special friend, Yolanda Knox; other relatives
ROSA L. JACKSON
Mrs. Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 29, at Carolina Hospital System after an illness. She was born in Darlington County, a daughter of the late James and Louise Harrison Wilson. She was a graduate of Rosenwald High School and a member of New Hopewell Baptist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Doretha (Junior) Bush, Elder Mary (Jerome)
George and Mae Jane (Jessie) Dudley, all of Darlington and Pauline Jackson
of Irvington, N.J.; three sons, Willie (Loretta) Jackson of Bridgeport,
Conn., John (Diane) David and Edward (Vernetta) Davis of Newark, N.J.;
three sisters, Serina Dixon of Burlington, N.J., Fannie Mae Zimmerman of
Baltimore, Md., and Mary Jane (Walter) Tedder of Hartsville; four brothers,
James Wilson of New York, N.Y., Freddie Wilson of Hartsville, Roosevelt
Wilson of Burlington, N.J., and Robert James of Hampton, Conn.; 21 grandchildren
and nine great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Scarborough was born in Middleton, Ohio, and was the only daughter of the late Frederick C. and Louise Johnson Schueller. A South Carolina resident for more than 60 years, Mrs. Scarborough was a well-respected and active member of Lamar First Baptist Church and the community. Most recently, she attended Lamar First Baptist Church, but was also a former elder of Fair Hope Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Pee Dee Electric Co-op Board of Trustees. She also served on the Darlington County Water and Sewer Board of Directors. In addition, she was a member of Women in Rural Electrification, Crossroads Home Demonstration Club, and numerous other social and service organizations. Mrs. Scarborough was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert M. Saverance, Presley V. Sims and J. Laverne Scarborough.
Survivors are two children, J. Fred Saverance of Lamar and Phyllis S.
Lambert of Greensboro, N.C.; four grandchildren, Robert Saverance of Lamar,
Julian Saverance of Lancaster, Cheralyn Lambeth of Charlotte, N.C., and
Michelle Lambeth of Raleigh, N.C.; three great-grandchildren; several nieces,
nephews, step-children and step-grandchildren.
RAYMOND TYNER SR.
Mr. Tyner was born in Darlington County, a son of the late Marion H. and Bernice Langley Tyner. He was retired from Sonoco Products Co. after 37 years of service, a member of the Old Timers Club, the Kelleytown Baptist Church, the Brotherhood and a former deacon. He was preceded in death by brothers, Leslie, Carson, Buddy and Rudolph Tyner.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jacquelyn Grantham Tyner of Hartsville;
two sons, Todd Tyner of Sanford, N.C. and Charles Raymond Tyner Jr. of
Conway; one daughter, Mrs. Angela Rivers of Florence; one sister, Mrs.
Cornelia Moore of Hartsville; two brothers, Frank Tyner of Hartsville and
Marion Tyner of Murrell's Inlet; eight grandchildren, Abby, Tori, Lacey
and Makenzie Tyner and Bradley, Keely and Hart Rivers; one great-grandchild,
Mrs. Smith died Thursday, Oct. 26. Born in Florence, she was a daughter of the late M. McLeod and Ruby Marshall Marshall. She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church and was previously employed as an office manager with Paper Stock Dealers of Sonoco Products Company.
Surviving are her husband, George Ray Smith Jr. of Hartsville; sons
and daughter-in-law, Sid and Kassandra Segars of Randolph, N.J., and George
Ray Smith III of Hartsville; brother, Miller Marshall of Hartsville. She
was predeceased by her first husband, Sidney Segars Jr.
WINSTON D. REED
Mr. Reed died Friday, Oct. 27, at his residence after an extended illness. He was born in Williamsburg County, the son of the late Raleigh F. Reed and Ruby Norton Reed Brown. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the South Carolina Highway Patrol as a lieutenant after 38 years of service as a state trooper. Mr. Reed was a member of the S.C. Law Enforcement Association and attended Temple Free Will Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Iva Shepard Reed of the home; three sons, Alan
N. (Debra) Reed of Darlington and M. Glenn (Karen) Reed and R. Gregg Reed,
both of Rock Hill; two stepchildren, Deborah Lynn Broach of Columbia and
Tim (Brenda) Ward of Simpsonville; five grandchildren; and two brothers,
Kenny Reed and Donald ÒSonnyÓ Reed, both of Darlington.
Mrs. Chapman, widow of Curtis Chapman, died Sunday, Oct. 29. Born in Darlington County, she was a daughter of the late John Fate and Florence Louisa Dixon Atkinson. She was a life member of the Society Hill Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Prior to retirement, she was a security guard with Burns.
Surviving are her two daughters and son-in-law, Patricia and Wayne English
of Society Hill, Carolyn Griggs of Holts Summit, Mo., brother, Fred Atkinson
of Cheraw; nine grandchildren, Marty English, Jackie Crowley, Robbie English,
Patti English, Wayne Griggs, Donnie Griggs, Lynn Kemple, Mike Griggs, Scott
Griggs; and 16 great-grandchildren.
WILLIAM COLEMAN SR.
ROBERT AUSTIN SR.
ROBERT AUSTIN SR.