Miscellaneous Darlington County, South Carolina Obituaries - 2001

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ROOSEVELT FOX SR.
Services for Roosevelt "Velt" Fox Sr. were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2001, at St. John United Methodist Church, the Rev. Frederick Yebuah, pastor, with Elder Ronald Fox, officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery directed by Hines Funeral Home.

Mr. Fox died Saturday, June 29, in McLeod Regional Medical Center after an illness. He was born in Darlington County, a son of the late Ross and Mary Alice Mack Fox. He was educated in the public schools and worked as a farmer all of his life. He was married to the late Alice Anderson.

Survivors are three sons, Roosevelt (Faye) Fox Jr. of Darlington, Ronald (Shirley) Fox of Elgin and Odell (Diane) Fox of Timmonsville; a daughter, Bertha Mae Murphy of Hartsville; three brothers, Willie (Elizabeth) Fox of Darlington, Ross (Rosa Lee) Fox of Hartsville and Frank Fox of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Sarah Bacote of Hartsville and Lizzy Wright of New York, N.Y.; 23 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.

JOE DAVID HODGE
SOCIETY HILL Graveside services for Joe David Hodge, 37, will be held at 4 p.m. today, July 6, 2001, in Harris Creek Cemetery directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Mr. Hodge was born in Chesterfield County, the son of Linda Garrett Hodge and the late Bert E. "B.E." Hodge. He was Baptist by faith.

Surviving in addition to his mother of Society Hill are one daughter, Kadee Elizabeth Hodge of Elgin; two brothers, Paul Hodge of Florence and Keith Hodge of Gloucester, Va.; one sister, Sandy H. Eddings of Society Hill; and a number of nieces and nephews.

DAISY BAZEN JUNE
DARLINGTON Services for Daisy Bazen June, 75, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2001, in St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Florence. Entombment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery Mausolem directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Mrs. June, wife of the late George Charlton June, died Thursday, July 5, in a Florence hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Florence County, the daughter of the late Miliken and Alma Poston Bazen. She was a housewife and retired from the restaurant business. Mrs. June was a devout Catholic by faith and attended St. Anthony's Catholic Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Irene June (Charles H.) Raley of Hilton Head, Marilyn June (Bruce) Sanza of Denton, Texas and Sharon June of Mooresville, N.C.; six sons, Charlton (June) June of Columbia, Michael June of Darlington, Billy (Debbie) June of Murrells Inlet, Bobby June of Grove, Okla., Barry June of Irmo, and Donald June of Darlington; four sisters, Lucille Kight, Chris Hyler, Mary Harrelson and Jeanette Putnam, all of Florence; two brothers, Howard Bazen and Wally Bazen, both of Florence; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and 27 nieces and nephews.

Mrs. June was preceded in death by a daughter, Joanne June; and two brothers, John Bazen and Petie Bazen.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight, Friday, at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of Michael June, 324 Orange St., Darlington.

DANNY M. GAINEY
CONWAY Services for Danny Michael Gainey, 35, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2001, at Pauley Swamp Baptist Church with Dr. Terry Grainger officiating, directed by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel. Local announcement was by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home.

Mr. Gainey died Thursday, July 5, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was born in Chesterfield, a son of Willis Tucker and Ruth Gainey.

Surviving in addition to his father of Pageland and mother of Chesterfield are his wife, Betty Jo Hall of Conway; three sons, Travis Gainey, Scott Gainey and Nicholas Hall, all of Conway; numerous cousins and aunts.

Memorials may be sent to Pauley Swamp Baptist Church, c/o Danny Michael Gainey Fund, 7480 Pauley Swamp, Conway, S.C. 29527.

CHANN W. GAINEY
CONWAY Services for Chann Waylon Gainey, 10, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2001, at Pauley Swamp Baptist Church with Dr. Terry Grainger officiating, directed by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel. Local announcement was by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home.

Chann died Thursday, July 5, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was born in Florence, a son of Betty J. Hall and the late Danny Michael Gainey. He attended Pauley Swamp Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his mother of Conway are: three brothers, Travis Gainey, Scott Gainey and Nicholas Hall, all of Conway; one sister, Destiny Hall of Conway; maternal grandmother, Betty Munn of Conway; maternal grandfather, Curtis Hall of Chesterfield; paternal grandmother, Ruth Gainey of Chesterfield; paternal grandfather, Willis Tucker of Pageland; great-grandmother, Edith Munn of Chesterfield and great-grandmother Betty Hammond of Conway; and two uncles, Bobby Hall of Aynor and Christopher Hall of Conway.

Memorials may be sent to Pauley Swamp Baptist Church, c/o Danny Michael Gainey Fund, 7480 Pauley Swamp, Conway, S.C. 29527.

SABRINA MAY
TIMMONSVILLE Memorial services for Sabrina Denise Weatherford May, 23, were held at 5 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2001, in the Gospel Temple Church, 1507 King Ave., Florence, directed by Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home.

Mrs. May died July 7 after an extended illness. She was born in Florence County, the daughter of Bubba and Bunnie Weatherford. She attended the Timmonsville Public Schools. She was a lifeguard for the city of Florence and enjoyed dancing. Her maternal grandfather, Robin Eugene Moore and her paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Ethel Weatherford, predeceased her.

Surviving in addition to her parents of Timmonsville are her husband, Brett Robert May of the home; one sister, Brandi Morris of Timmonsville; one half-sister, Cynthia Denise Gainey of Florida; maternal grandparents, J. T. and Juanita Lee of Florence.

Memorials may be made to Glenn's Bay Baptist Church, Glenn's Bay Road, Surfside Beach, S.C. 29588.

LURLINE S. McCANTS
DARLINGTON Services for Lurline Swinton McCants were held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2001, in New Covenant Assembly in Christ Jesus Church with Bishop E. A. Jones, pastor, officiating. Burial followed in the Florence National Cemetery directed by Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home.

Mrs. McCants died Friday, June 29, at her residence after an extended illness. She was born in Darlington County, a daughter of the late Frank B. and Henrietta Baccus Swinton. She received her formal education in the Darlington County public schools. She was a member of the New Covenant Assembly in Christ Jesus Church where she served as past secretary of the Sunday School, a member of the adult club. She was a nurse's assistant at Bethea Baptist Home and her last employment was at Oakhaven Nursing Home until she retired after 18 years.

Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Rose Marie Smith of Darlington; three sons, Morris (Gloria) Swinton, Marvin Swinton, both of Darlington, Elder Anthony (Gloria) McCants of Florence and Albertus (Donnie) McCants; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Elijah Swinton of Bronx, N.Y., and Lonnie Jett of New York; special cousins, Mrs. Mamie Boseman, Mrs. Fannie Simon and Ms. Annie Dell Johnson; nieces, nephews and cousins.

HALBERT SMITH
Halbert Smith of 757 Dovesville Highway, died Sunday in Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center after an illness. Arrangements will be announced by Young & Young Funeral Home.

BETH Y. SNOWDEN
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. Beth Duvall Yarborough Snowden, wife of George Snowden, died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, in New York City.

Mrs. Snowden was born April 14, 1931, in Florence and was the daughter of the late Hubert Edward Yarborough Jr. and Anne Osteen Yarborough Bryson.

Survivors beside her husband of New York City include a son, James L. Wells Jr. of Charleston; two daughters, Anne Wells Dennin and Harrington Wells Christenberry, both of New York City; two grandchildren, James Dennin and Beth Christenberry; a brother, Hubert Edward Yarborough III of Greenville, and a sister, Ann Yarborough Riley of Greenville.

She was preceded in death by three husbands, James L. Wells, Robert Brooks and Pehr Sparre.

Memorials may be made to New York Public Library, 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, N.Y. 10018. Buckley's Funeral Home of New York, N.Y., was in charge of arrangements.

MARGARET M. JONES
WASHINGTON, D.C. Services for Margaret "Itty" McCall Jones, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2001, in the Chapel of Stewart Funeral Home in Washington, D.C. Burial will follow in Harmony Memorial Park with local announcements by Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home.

Mrs. Jones died Friday, July 6, in a Washington, D.C., hospital after a long illness. She was born in Darlington County, a daughter of the late Bennie Joseph and Rosa McCall Watson. She was the widow of Minnie Jones.

She received her education in the public schools of Darlington. She moved to Washington, D.C., in the early 1940s and attended the Armstrong School of Nursing. She worked and retired from the District of Columbia Government's Forest Haven Children Center in Laurel, Md. After retirement, she devoted her life to helping elderly friends. She was an active member of Boy Scout Troops #359 and #517.

Surviving include two children, Marcella P. Wingate of Darlington and Alan DesVernie Jones Sr. of Washington, D.C.; six great-grandchildren; a host of nephews and nieces, other relatives and friends.

MARGARET C. STOKES
DARLINGTON Memorial services for Margaret Cromer Stokes, 67, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 9, 2001, at First Baptist Church directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Mrs. Stokes died Friday, July 6, in a Florence hospital after an illness. She was born in Darlington County, the daughter of the late Leland Ernest Sr. and Florence Mae Henderson Cromer. She was retired from administration at Florence-Darlington Technical College and was a member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Lisa Stokes Kea of Hartsville; a son, Thomas Rhett Stokes Jr. of West Columbia; three grandchildren, Margaret Victoria Kea, Joshua Edwin Kea, and Christopher Scott Kea; and one brother, William Preston (Billy) Cromer of Darlington.

Mrs. Stokes was preceded in death by a brother, Leland Ernest Cromer Jr.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 297, Darlington, S.C. 29540 or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

ELIZABETH H. HUGGINS
Memorial services for Elizabeth Howle Huggins, 82, will be held at 11 a.m. today, July 11, 2001, at Gum Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeff Gardner officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. Arrangements were made by Norton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Huggins was born in Darlington County, a daughter of the late John Newton and Letha Hoffman Howle. She was a member of Gum Branch Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, William Paul Huggins and John Roy Huggins, both from Hartsville; one daughter, Ruth Huggins Shelton from Missouri; one sister, Mamie Lee Curley from Longs, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

LILLIE YOUNG
DARLINGTON Funeral services for Lillie Edwards Young, 86, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2001, at Faith Baptist Church. The Revs. Steve Young and Randy Gulledge officiated with burial in Darlington Memory Gardens Cemetery directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 2316 Faith Rd., Hartsville, S.C. 29550.

Mrs. Young, widow of J. K. "Doc" Young, died Saturday, July 7, 2001. Born in Darlington County, she was a daughter of the late Lonnie and Mary Anne Ingram Edwards. She was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church and also a member of the Home & Garden Club.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Steve and Frances Young of Whitmire, S.C.; daughter, Kay Matkins of Darlington; sisters, Pauline Land and Hattie Johnson, both of Hartsville; grandchildren, Sandra Kay Sturkie, John Matkins, Stephen Young, Stacy Dew, Ben Young, Tony Moore, Daniel Moore and Jay Moore; and 12 grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Sandra Moore.

MARGARET C. WHITE
Graveside services for Margaret Collins Caddell White, 78, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at Magnolia Cemetery. The Rev. Julian Long will officiate directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service.

Mrs. White died Monday, July 9, 2001. Born in Florence County, she was a daughter of the late Wesley L. and Pearl Coward Collins. She was a member of the Baptist faith. Surviving are her sons, Jan Caddell of West Jefferson, N.C., Allen J. Caddell of Hickory, N.C.; sister, Kate Collins of Florence; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

ANNIE ALLEN
Mrs. Annie Allen died on Thursday, July 12, 2001, at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Hines Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the residence, 909 S. Thea Street, Hartsville.

ALICE REGISTER
PATRICK Funeral services for Alice Gainey Register, 60, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2001, at Cedar Creek Baptist Church. The Revs. Vernon Lewis and James Freeman will officiate with burial in church cemetery directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the home.

Mrs. Register, widow of Duncan B. Register Jr., died Tuesday, July 10, 2001. Born in Chesterfield County, she was a daughter of the late Issac and Sarah Lelia Campbell Gainey Sr. Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Karen Register of Cheraw, James Lee and Linda Register of Patrick, Calvin and Cindy Register of Lancaster; daughter and son-in-law, Faye R. and Derrell Broom of Hartsville; brothers, Ernest and Frances Gainey, Issac and Pattie Gainey Jr., and John Edward Gainey, all of Patrick; sisters and brother-in-law, Ann L. and Robert Dixon and Margaret Tyner, all of Patrick, Mabel Freeman and Roberta Player, both of Dovesville; and nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, Charles Gainey and Furman Lee Gainey.

MAYME WHITE
Graveside services for Mayme Jones White, 95, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2001, in Magnolia Cemetery. The Rev. Malcolm Doubles will officiate and Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home is in charge. The family will receive friends Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the residence.Ê Memorials may be made to Coker College, 300 E. College Ave., or St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 104 Campus Dr., both in Hartsville, S.C. 29550.

Mrs.ÊWhite, widow of Robert B. White, died Thursday, July 12, 2001. Born in Polk County, Ga., she was a daughter of the late William L. and Dolly Reeves Jones. She graduated from Coker College in 1926 and was a member of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Spring Beauty Garden Club, AAUW, and Coker College Alumni Association.

Surviving are her daughters, Patricia White Jolly of Marion, Elizabeth White Bizzell of Hartsville, Martha White Gardner of St. Augustine, Fla.; brother, Sharon Jones of Decatur, Ga; niece, Lillian Seabrook Harley of Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, Robert L. Jolly Jr., William L. Jolly, Ann Fowler, Norwood C. Bizzell, Robert B.W. Bizzell, William E. Bizzell, Susan Wilcox, Rhett Garrison; and 12 great grandchildren.

JAMES P. HALL
DARLINGTON Funeral services for James P. Hall, 83, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2001, at the Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Ben and Dora Gafford will officiate with burial in Darlington Memory Gardens directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.

Mr. Hall died Thursday, July 12, 2001. Born in Darlington County, he was a son of the late Boyd Marion and Cora Kirven Hall. He was a member of Indian Branch United Methodist Church, retired from Sonoco after 45 years of service, and was a member of the Sonoco Old Timers' Club.

Surviving are his wife, Ida Mae Singletary Hall of Darlington; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Jennifer Hall of Hartsville; brother and sister-in-law, Woodrow M. and Ordell Hall of Hartsville; sisters and brother-in-law, Frances and Monroe Timmons and Vivian Howle, all of Hartsville; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

BARR GARDNER JR.
BETHUNE Funeral services for Barr Harris Gardner Jr., 82, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2001, at Bethel United Methodist Church. The Revs. Larry Brown and Ed Davidson will officiate with burial in Bethany Cemetery directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends this evening, Friday, from 6 to 8 at the funeral home in Hartsville.

Mr. Gardner died Thursday, July 12, 2001. Born in Kershaw County, he was a son of the late Barr Harris and Less Smith Gardner.

Surviving are his wife, Ava Shaw Gardner of Bethune; son and daughter-in-law, Barr (Sonny) Harris and Kathy Gardner III of Chapin, S.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Martha Little and Merrill Brown of Bethune; brother and sister-in-law, John (Jack) and Dorothy Gardner of Bishopville; sister and brother-in-law, Peggy G. and Herman Denny of Columbia; and three grandchildren.


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