Miscellaneous Darlington County, South Carolina Obituaries - 2001
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|FRANK A. JOHNSON
Services for Frank Arthur Johnson will be held at 4 p.m. today, June 8, 2001, in Gilbert Hines Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery directed by Hines Funeral Home.
Mr. Johnson died Sunday, June 3, in McLeod Regional Medical Center after an illness. He was born in Darlington County, a son of the late Horace Williams and Violet Johnson Bulls. He was educated in the public schools of Darlington County and worked with Glidden Painting Co. as a painter for the past three years.
Survivors are three daughters, Jennifer Johnson of Hartsville, ShantŽ Kirkpatrick of Charlotte, N.C., and Trena Jacobs of the Oates community; four sisters, Deloris Johnson-Shaw, Violet M. Johnson, Lila Johnson and Charlena (Vern) Johnson, all of Hartsville; three brothers, Harvey Johnson of Darlington, Howard Johnson of Hartsville and Jessie (Shirley) Johnson of Florence; five grandchildren; and two aunts, Julia Bulls of Charlotte, N.C., and Louise Isaac of Darlington.
CHARLES K. JONES JR.
Surviving are his son, Dale Eby of Collettsville, N.C.; daughter, Michelle Scott of Dallas, Ga.; and four grandchildren.
Mr. Sweatt died Wednesday, June 6, at his residence. Born in Marion County on Nov. 23, 1916, he was the son of the late Lonnie Sweatt and Carrie Dorman Sweatt. He was a member of Eastside Holiness Church.
Survivors include his nieces, Jeannie Evans of Hartsville, Deborah Kelly of Dry Fork, Va., Gail Springs of Florence, and Toni Hellwig of Centerville, Ga.; nephews, Lonnie T. Evans of Dillon, and Paul Evans of Gastonia, N.C.
RETHA G. ALLEN
Mrs. Allen was born in rural Hartsville community, a daughter of the late Jerry and Ophelia Pearson Johnson. She was educated in the public schools of Darlington County, graduating from Butler High School, class of 1967. After high school she married Johnnie Allen Jr. and this union was blessed with two children, both of whom survive her. Geraldine worked in the health care profession for many years as a registered nurse. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church where she served as president of the Missionary Society, Sunday School teacher, and founder of the church's Nursing Unit. She also was a member of the Publicity Committee, Butler Heritage Foundation, Butler Alumni Association, and Hamilton United Order of Tent.
Survivors are her husband, Johnnie Allen Jr. of the home; a daughter, Tonya Renee Allen of Hartsville; a son, Richard Bernard Allen of Indianapolis, Ind.; a brother, Jerry Alvin Johnson of Hartsville; five sisters, Alma Johnson Fuller, Dorothy Johnson and Ruth Johnson, all of Philadelphia, Pa., Eunice Rowena Johnson of Hartsville and Sylvia ÒBertÓ Johnson Rogers of Lydia; and seven grandchildren.
HARRY A. BLACKMON
Surviving are his wife, Betty Lou Morris Blackmon of the home; three brothers, Royce E. Blackmon Jr. of Tennessee, and Heyward (Ada) Blackmon and Charles (Judy) Blackmon, both of Darlington; one sister, Mrs. Lee (Gerry B.) Rector of Key Largo, Fla. and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 tonight, June 8, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Matthews Episcopal Church Building Fund, 210 South Main St., Darlington, SC 29532 or to Hospice of the Pee Dee, 555 E. Cheves St., Darlington, SC 29506.
NICOLE L. GODIN
Miss Godin died Wednes-day, June 6, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born in Danberry, Conn., the daughter of Kevin Godin and Violet Searles Godin. She attended Darlington High School and was presently employed with Quincy's Family Steakhouse in Florence.
Surviving in addition to her parents are a brother, Dennis Godin of Woodberry, Conn.; her grandparents of Connecticut; and the Schatz family of Florence.
KATHERINE R. CALSMAN
Mrs. Calsman, widow of Edward Calsman, died Friday, June 8, 2001. Born in Darlington County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Nona Caddell Rogers. She was a lifetime member of New Market United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Joe Tumbleston of Hartsville; brother, Bo Rogers of Hartsville; sisters, Frances Payne, Myrtle Moore, Mae Howard, and Nita Peavy, all of Hartsville; grandchildren and spouses, Tammy and Dickie White of Hartsville, and Bill and Carol Kirven of Conway; great-grandchildren, Austin White, Landon White, and Kaylee White.
She was predeceased by a son, James Edward Calsman; sisters, Betty Howard
and Gladys Lane; and brothers, John Rogers and Robert Rogers.
Mr. Mayshack died Friday, June 8. He was born in the Carterville Community of Darlington County, a son of the late Willie and Girlena Gilmore Mayshack and was educated in the public schools. He was employed with Sonoco Paper Products Co. with tenure of more than 42 years before his retirement on July 31, 1987. "Ike," as he was called by many, was married to Johnnie Lee Giles, and this union was blessed with one daughter, who survives him. He was a member of the Church of God of Hartsville where he served as church treasurer.
Survivors are his wife, Johnnie Lee Mayshack of Hartsville; a daughter,
Rose Ann (Claudie) Shelton of Frederick, Md.; five brothers, Daniel (Dozell)
Mayshack, Malichi (Marie) Mashack and Charles (Mae) Mayshack, all of Hartsville,
Thomas (Dorothy) Mayshack of Willingboro, N.J., and Aaron (Marion) Mashack
of Austell, Ga.; three sisters, Adena (Charlie) Harrison of Bennettsville,
Girlena Jackson of Hartsville and Mary Ann (Alpha) Philmon of Hendersonville,
N.C.; six grandchildren, Isaac Shelton, Marcus Shelton, Kwasi Pecou, Fahamu
Pecou, Nefateri (Alex) Coe and Namibia (Horace) Jones; and five great-grandchildren.
Arrangements will be announced by Young & Young Funeral Home.
Mrs. Strickland died Friday, June 8, 2001. She was born in Lee County, a daughter of the late James Theo and Blanche Ackerman Strickland. She was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church and was retired from Interstate Tractor Co.
Surviving are three daughters, Beth Strickland of Bishopville, Mary S. Tennant of Sumter, Irene S. Keister of Darlington; one son, Jim Strickland of Spartanburg; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond L. Strickland Jr.
and grandson, Todd Strickland. Memorials may be made to Bethlehem United
Methodist Church or Bishopville Rescue Squad.
Mrs. Waters died Saturday, June 9. She was born in Chesterfield County, the daughter of the late Raymond A. & Mary Parnell Johnson. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, the Fellowship Christian Sunday School Class for many years before recently moving to the Pastor's Class. She was retired from Hartsville Manufacturing.
Surviving are three daughters, Donna Tolson and Betty Byrd, both of Hartsville, and Vickie Dampier of Columbia; one son, Johnnie Jenkins of Charlotte, N.C.; four sisters, Catherine Sparrow and Bronia Dell Johnson, both of Hartsville, Elaine Catoe of Jefferson and Grace Dryden of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Mendel Johnson of Jefferson; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Waters, a son, Dwayne Waters and one granddaughter, Allison Tolson.
Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church Building Fund at 949
N. Marquis Highway, Hartsville, S.C. 29550.
Mr. Wright died Thursday, June 7. He was born March 1, 1982, in Chesterfield County, a son of Margaret Wright and Tracy Little. He was a graduate of McBee High School Class of 2001 and attended The Living Church in the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith.
Surviving other than his mother and father of McBee are two brothers,
Darick Wright and Antwaun Wright both of McBee; his maternal grandparents,
Albert and Mary Wright of McBee; his paternal grandparents, Walter Leach
of McBee and Pauline Little of Bethune; two aunts, Carol Wright and Keesha
McDouglas of McBee; 10 uncles and other close relatives and friends.
FRANCES R. McCORKLE
Mrs. McCorkle, wife of N. Craig McCorkle Jr., died Friday, June 8, in a local hospital after an illness. She was born in Easley, the daughter of the late George Marvin and Jessie Thompson Robertson. She graduated from Winthrop College and joined the faculty at Parker District School in Greenville. She was a longtime resident of Charlotte and later moved to Florence with her husband. She was a member of Avondale Presbyterian Church in Charlotte where she was active in the children's department for a number of years, and she currently attended Darlington Presbyterian Church. A longtime volunteer with the Presbyterian Hospital Auxiliary, she was approved and appointed to the Board of the Presbyterian Hospital Auxiliary.
Surviving in addition to her husband of the home is a daughter, Donna Kay McCorkle Vaughan of Darling-ton, and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Darlington Free Medical Clinic, 203 Grove
St., Darlington, S.C. 29532 or to the Avondale Presbyterian Church, 2821
Park Rd., Charlotte, N.C. 28309.
JOYCE Y. KIRVEN
Mrs. Kirven died Tuesday, June 12, at her residence after an illness. She was the wife of Robert Leon "R.L." Kirven and was born in Darlington County, the daughter of the late John David and Thelma Lee Self Yarborough. She was employed as a machinist for General Electric.
Surviving in addition to her husband of the home are three sons, Michael Ray (Tammy) Yarborough of Darlington, Steven Martin Crews of Florida, and Chad Lee Crews of Darlington; two step-children, Kim (Danny) McInville and Robbie (Sherry) Kirven, both of Darlington; and six grandchildren, Emily and Danielle Yarborough, Gretchen and Lindsey McInville and Kirista and Robin Kiren.
Mrs. Kirven was preceded in death by a brother, Everette Lynwood Dunn.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Mrs. Rhodes was born in Lee County, a daughter of the late Walter P. and Carolyn Blake Flowers. She was a member of St. Matthews United Methodist Church and was retired from McLeod Pharmacy.
Surviving are, daughters, Trisha Johnson of Bishopville, Sandy Rhodes
of Columbia and Peggy Hart of Rock Hill; sons, Bill and Keith Rhodes, both
of Bishopville; sister, Margaret Stokes of Bishopville; nine grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
MARGARET G. HALL
Mrs. Hall was born in Chesterfield County, the daughter of the late Doris and Hannah Gainey.
Surviving are three sons, Jimmie Hall, Randy C. Hall, and Clyde Hall; three daughters, Evelyn Simmons, Delores Hill and Deleane Ray; one brother, J.L. Gainey, one sister, Hazel Barefoot; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.