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ATLANTA 

William F. Norman 
William Foster Norman, 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000. 
He was a 1941 graduate of Boys High School. He was a 1946 graduate of Georgia Tech, where he earned a degree in mechanical engineering and was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity and the track team. 
He retired from Atlanta Gas and Light Co. after 42 years of service as senior vice president of operations. He also retired from the Navy as a commander. He served during World War II, where he was in the Pacific Theater, and stationed on the minesweeper USS Prebble. 
He was a member of Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, American Gas Association, Kiwanis Club, Cherokee Country Club, Irish Setters Club of Georgia and All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island. He enjoyed gardening, the beach and his projects. 
Survivors include two sons, William F. Norman Jr. and James Marshall Norman VI; and two granddaughters, Tara and Meghan Norman. 
He was predeceased by his wife, Doris Young Norman. 
A memorial service will be in Atlanta. 
H.M. Patterson and Son Funeral Home of Oglethorpe Hill in Atlanta is in charge. 
 
 

CERRO GORDO, N.C. 

Annie M. Hayes 
Annie Mae Hayes, 82, of Peanut Worley Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, in Fayetteville, N.C. 
Survivors include two daughters, Josephine Hayes Meares of Tabor City, N.C., and Sylvia Hayes of Fayetteville; two sons, Claude Hayes of Cerro Gordo and Harold Hayes of Chadbourn, N.C.; a brother, Boyd Meekins of Bolivia, N.C.; four sisters, Leona Simmons and Rosa Lewis, both of Bolivia, Cora Lowe of Wilmington, N.C., and Donnie Mack Simmons of Cary, N.C.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Meares Funeral Home in Fair Bluff, N.C. 
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Cherry Grove Baptist Church. The Revs. Elmore Strickland and Deven Hubert-Allen will officiate, and Samuel Meares will provide special music. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
 
 

CONWAY 

James `J.E.' Skipper 
James Evans ``J.E.'' Skipper, 82, of Greenwood Drive, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Conway Hospital after an illness. 
He was born in Conway, a son of the late Charlie Frank and Hattie Richardson Skipper. 
He was a member of Pisgah United Methodist Church and was in the logging business. He was a life-time member of Gunters Island Hunting Club and was active in coaching and sponsoring area softball teams. 
Survivors include his wife, Daisy T. Skipper; two sons, Mike Skipper and Russell Skipper, both of Conway; three grandchildren, Brandy Skipper, Eric Skipper and Erin Skipper; and several nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. 
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Pisgah United Methodist Church. The Revs. Tom Williams and David Rickert will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
 
 

Mamie C. Vines 
Mamie Collier Vines, 85, formerly of Fayetteville, N.C., died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Conway Nursing Center. 
She was the widow of James A. ``Jim'' Vines. 
She was a member of Hay Street United Methodist Church in Fayetteville. She served the community as a secretary for many years. 
Survivors include a brother, Raymond B. Collier of 
Murfreesboro, N.C. 
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lafayette Memorial Park on Raleigh Road in Fayetteville. The Rev. Carl Frazier will officiate. 
Memorials may be made to Hay Street United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 456, Fayetteville, NC 28302. 
Rogers and Breece Funeral Home in Fayetteville is in charge. 
 
 

FORK 

Berkeley L. Small 
Berkeley Leon Small, 78, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at home after an illness. 
He was born Nov. 4, 1921, in Marion County, a son of the late Jacob Foster Small and Millie Jane Small Small. 
He was the widower of Miriam Jones Small. 
He was a retired farmer. He also worked at Spring Mills and Heritage Sportswear. He was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. 
Survivors include three sons, Malcolm David ``Sugar'' Small of Mullins, Buddy Foster ``Teeny'' Small of Loris and Berkeley Leon ``Buster'' Small Jr. of Sophia, N.C.; three daughters, Mary Jane Sawyer of Fork, and Sandra Dean Freeman and Miriam Paulette Hill, both of Mullins; three sisters, Eula Mae Strickland of Nichols, Ellen Buffkin of Nichols and Edis Blanton of McColl; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Cox-Collins Funeral Home in Mullins. 
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Center United Methodist Church Cemetery. 
 
 

GEORGETOWN 

Francis A. Graham 
Francis Amos Graham, 65, of the Pee Dee community, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. 
Arrangements will be announced by Wilds Funeral Home in Georgetown. 
 
 

LITTLE RIVER 

Marsha B. Draughn 
Marsha Barnett Draughn, 41, of Hermitage Drive, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at home. 
She was born Oct. 8, 1958, in Gastonia, N.C., a daughter of Ted M. Barnett and the late Fran Sisk Barnett. 
She graduated from Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C. She was a member of Living Stones Baptist Church and the Sea Oates Garden Club. 
Survivors, in addition to her father of Lincolnton, N.C., include her husband, John M. Draughn; two daughters, Felicia Ann Draughn and Teddi Frances Draughn, both of Little River; and a sister, Dori Barnett Barefoot of Newton Grove, N.C. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7:30 tonight at McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. 
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Living Stones Baptist Church. The Rev. Dennis E. Kenney will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Wampee. 
Memorials may be made to Duke University Medical Center, Adult Bone Marrow Transplant, c/o Michael Plumer, P.O. Box 3961, Durham, NC 27710, or North Myrtle Beach Christian School, 9535 S.C. 90, Longs, SC 29568. 
 
 

MCCLELLANVILLE 

Anna G. Williams 
Anna Grate Williams, 67, of U.S. 17 North, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at home. 
Survivors include seven children, Linda Wearing, Sandra Williams and Stephen Williams, all of McClellanville, Ruth Pulley of Georgetown, Roslyn Scotts of Timmonsville, and Curtis Williams and Robin Prosser, both of Charleston; three brothers, Willie James Grate Sr., and Stephen Grate, both of South Carolina, and Dr. Isaac Grate Jr. of Texas; three sisters, Rebecca Grate of South Carolina, Beulah Grate Augustus of New York and Claudia Grate of Arizona; and 15 grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight at McKnight-Fraser Funeral Home in Georgetown and from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at Bethel AME Church. 
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
 
 

MULLINS 

H. Fletcher Strickland 
H. Fletcher Strickland, 91, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at Carolinas Hospital System, Cedar Tower, in Florence, after an illness. 
He was born Aug. 12, 1909, in Horry County, a son of the late Monroe and Martha Ray Strickland. 
He was a retired accountant with Carolina Generator and Starter Inc. He was an Army veteran. 
Survivors include three brothers, Grover Strickland of Rowland, N.C., Marshall Strickland of Conway and Lonnie Strickland of Orangeburg; a sister, Agnes S. Shelley of Nichols; and several nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Cox-Collins Funeral Home in Mullins. 
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Conway. 
 
 

PAWLEYS ISLAND 

Pride C. Brown Jr. 
Pride C. Brown Jr., 82, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at home. 
He was born Feb. 16, 1918, in Reidsville, N.C., a son of the late Pride C. Brown and Lottie North Brown. 
He was a 1941 graduate of the Naval Academy, a combat veteran of World War II and he retired from the Navy with the rank of commander. He was also employed by the Associated General Contractors of America in Columbia. 
Survivors include his wife, Martha Worth Brown; two daughters, Beverly La Liberte of Lexington and Martha Gagg of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two grandchildren, Michelle La Liberte and Marney Gagg. 
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at All Saints Church, Waccamaw. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Georgetown County, 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, SC 29440, or First Promise of All Saints Church, Waccamaw, 3560 Kings River Road, Pawleys Island, SC 29585. 
Mayer Funeral Home in Georgetown is in charge. 
 
 

SAVANNAH, GA. 

Ella M. Furman 
Ella Mae Furman, 44, formerly of Georgetown, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000. 
Arrangements will be announced by Manigault and Son Funeral Home in Georgetown.
 
 

Sunday 8-20-00 

CALABASH, N.C. 

Marion A. Jernigan 
Marion Annette Jernigan died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2000, at home. 
She was born July 26, 1923, in Oak Park, Ill., a daughter of the late Herbert S. and Ella Luder Schmuckel. 
She was predeceased in death by a brother, Leonard J. Schmuckel. 
Survivors include her husband, James E. Jernigan; a brother, Richard L. Reinecke and his wife, Bonnie, of Carolina Shores, N.C.; two brothers-in-law, Edwin Jernigan, and his wife, Lillian, and Carol Jernigan, both of Petersburg, Va.; a sister-in-law, Edith Jernigan of Orlando, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and nephews. 
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. Burial will be in the Chapel Hill gardens, Oak Brook, Ill. 

CONWAY 

Eugene R. Wahl 
Eugene Richard Wahl, 69, of S.C. 65, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Conway Hospital. 
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. 

GALIVANTS FERRY 

Worth B. Dudley 
Worth Brunson Dudley Sr., 92, of Bud Graham Road, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Conway Hospital after an illness. 
He was born in Marlboro County, a son of the late Stelley Asgood and Kitty Cottingham Dudley. 
He was predeceased by his wife, Ruby Hattie Lewis Dudley. 
He was a retired farmer and a member of Woodmen of the World and Antioch Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a son, Worth Brunson Dudley Jr. of Conway; a brother, Victor Dudley of North Myrtle Beach; two sisters, Eloise Dawsey of Aynor and Willie Lou Bellamy of Atlanta; seven grandchildren, Celeste Barfield, Kenneth Barfield, Glen Barfield, Gwen Lee, Jeffrey Dudley, Lauren Dudley and Jordan Dudley; seven great-grandchildren, Adam Barfield, Kelly Barfield, Amber Barfield, Lacy Barfield, Sable Lee, Torie Lee and Alexis Lee; and a great-great-grandchild, Kenneth Mark Barfield. 
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m today at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Gordon Graham officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 2080 Highway 129, Galivants Ferry, SC 29544. 
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel, is in charge. 

LORIS 

Roosevelt Dinkins 
Roosevelt Dinkins, 57, of the Daisy Community, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at home. 
United Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.MYRTLE BEACH 

Charles E. Donahoo 
Charles Edward Donahoo, 70, of The Park, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 
He was born June 22, 1930, in Fayette, Ala., a son of the late Oscar James and Aileen Key Donahoo. 
He lived in Myrtle Beach from 1958 to 1975 and returned in 1999. 
He worked for Piedmont and US Airways for 37 years, and he was a ground operations manager. 
He was a U.S. Navy veteran. 
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bryson Donahoo of Myrtle Beach; a daughter, Donna Maria Morgan and her husband, Lance, of Raleigh, N.C.; a brother, James O. Donahoo of Dunwoody, Ga.; two grandchildren, Mark Baldivieso and Taylor Morgan, both of Raleigh, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. 
Services will be held at McMillan-Small Funeral Home, North Myrtle Beach. 
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. 

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH 

Donald D. Todd 
Donald David Todd Sr., 68, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000. 
He was born in Richmond County, N.C., the son of the late John David and Bertha Thorpe Todd Sr. 
He was the owner of the Together Forever wedding chapel in North Myrtle Beach. 
He was a former magistrate for Richmond County, a former Eagle Scout, a mason and shriner. 
Survivors include his wife, Joan Sims Todd; a daughter, Donna T. Halyburton of Hamlet, N.C.; a son, Donald David Todd Jr.; two step-sons, Ken Hawkins and Keith Hawkins, both of Rockingham, N.C.; a step-daughter, Kelly Sears of Ellerbe, N.C.; a brother, John David Todd Jr. of Charlottesville, Va.; a sister, Lillian Dawkins of Hamlet, N.C.; and six grandchildren. 
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Richmond County Memorial Park, Rockingham, N.C. 
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children's Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605. 
Lee Funeral Home of Little River is in charge of arrangements. 

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. 

Harvey E. Thomas 
Harvey Elwood Thomas, 75, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000. 
He was born Feb. 28, 1925, the son of the late Charles Andrew and Delia Johnson Thomas. 
He was predeceased by his wife, Estelle Strickland Thomas, who died in 1981. 
He retired from the Rocky Mount Police Department in 1978 after 30 years of service. 
He was a member of West Haven Presbyterian Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 
He collected and documented Indian artifacts from the Rocky Mount area. In 1970, an archeological dig was executed by East Carolina University at a tobacco field along the Tar river. Because of Harvey's love for archaeology, he helped East Carolina University with their archeological collections. 
Thomas Street in Rocky Mount was named for the Thomas family because of its path to their land in Tarboro. 
Survivors include a son, Christopher E. Thomas and his wife, Teresa, of Conway; a brother, Whitey Thomas of Mossy Rock, Wash.; a special companion, Juanita Mosley of Rocky Mount; and Juanita's three sons, Micheal Mosley and his wife, Anne; Philip Craig Mosley and Jeff Mosley and his wife, Carolyn. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Johnson Funeral Home, Sunset Avenue. 
Private services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at West Haven Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Connie Button officiating. 
Memorials may be made to the West Haven Presbyterian Church, 1001 West Haven Blvd., Rocky Mount, N.C. or to the Rocky Mount Police Department Honor Guard, Attention Chief Hogan, One Government Plaza, Rocky Mount, N.C. 
 

Monday 8-21-00 
 
 
 
 

CHARLESTON 

James A. Huggins 
James Archie Huggins, 91, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at White Oak Manor in North Charleston. 
 
 

CONWAY 

Ann Jackson 
Ann Jackson, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Conway Hospital after an illness. 
Visitation will be at the home of Henry and Mary Nelson, Huckabee Heights, Apartment A, Conway. 
Arrangements will be announced by Rhue's Mortuary of Conway. 
 
 

Joan A. Lott 
Joan Ann Lott, 49, of Aynor, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Conway Hospital. 
Arrangements will be announced by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. 
 
 

Johnnie D. Roach 
Johnnie Daniel Roach, 86, of Cates Bay Highway, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Conway Hospital. 
He was born in Lumberton, N.C., a son of the late Lloyd and Jannie Frances Fleming Roach. 
He was the widower of Ruby Lee Moore Roach. 
Mr. Roach was a member of Jamestown Baptist Church and a World War II Army veteran. He was formerly employed for 22 years with the Horry County government. 
Survivors include three daughters, Sylvia Ann Roach Strickland and her husband, Jack, of Georgetown, Cheryl Ann Roach Mishoe and her husband, Danny, of Columbia and Gail Roach Foreman and her husband, Mike, of Conway; a brother, Burnice Roach of Conway; a sister, Ruth Cook of Conway; six grandchildren, Melissa Danielle Foreman, Darrell Brooks, Winnie Brooks, Mike Strickland, Tammy Strickland Russell and Frankie Strickland; seven great-grandchildren, Trai Brooks, Shai Brooks, Brianna Brooks, Leslie Ann Strickland, Joshua Strickland, Brandon Russell and Bryson Russell; a great-great-grandchild, Dillon Strickland; six step-grandchildren, Bryan Foreman, Michael Foreman Jr., and his wife, Lisa, Naomi Mishoe, Natasha Mishoe, Danny Joe Mishoe Jr., and Allie; and two step-great-grandchildren, Michael Foreman III and Ethan. 
He was predeceased by a grandson, Christopher Daniel Foreman, and three brothers, Herman Roach, Lloyd Roach and James Roach. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. 
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jamestown Baptist Church. The Revs. James Herring, Robbin King, John Henry Elliott and Curry Russell will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Tilly Swamp Baptist Church, 4619 S.C. 90, Conway, SC 29526. 
 
 

GALIVANTS FERRY 

Worth B. Dudley 
Worth Brunson Dudley Sr., 92, of Bud Graham Road, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Conway Hospital after an illness. 
He was born in Marlboro County, a son of the late Stelley Asgood and Kitty Cottingham Dudley. 
He was predeceased by his wife, Ruby Hattie Lewis Dudley. 
He was a retired farmer and a member of Woodmen of the World and Antioch Baptist Church. 
Survivors include a son, Worth Brunson Dudley Jr., and his wife, Wanda, of Conway; two daughters, Leona Dudley Barfield of Dillon and Marilyn Dudley Roberts of Conway; a brother, Victor Dudley of North Myrtle Beach; two sisters, Eloise Dawsey of Aynor and Willie Lou Bellamy of Atlanta; seven grandchildren, Celeste Barfield, Kenneth Barfield, Glen Barfield, Gwen Lee, Jeffrey Dudley, Lauren Dudley and Jordan Dudley; seven great-grandchildren, Adam Barfield, Kelly Barfield, Amber Barfield, Lacy Barfield, Sable Lee, Torie Lee and Alexis Lee; and a great-great-grandchild, Kenneth Mark Barfield. 
Funeral services were Sunday at Antioch Baptist Church and the Rev. Gordon Graham officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 2080 Highway 129, Galivants Ferry, SC 29544. 
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel, was in charge. 
 
 

LITTLE RIVER 

Charles W. Mullinax 
Charles W. Mullinax, 66, of North Pointe, husband of Linda Joyce Dover Mullinax, died Aug. 16, 2000. 
A graveside service will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Grover Cemetery in Grover, N.C. 
Arrangements will be announced by McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. 
 
 

MYRTLE BEACH 

Charles E. Donahoo 
Charles Edward Donahoo, 70, of The Park, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 
He was born June 22, 1930, in Fayette, Ala., a son of the late Oscar James and Aileen Key Donahoo. 
He lived in Myrtle Beach from 1958 to 1975 and returned in 1999. 
He worked for Piedmont and US Airways for 37 years, and he was a ground operations manager. 
He was a U.S. Navy veteran. 
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bryson Donahoo of Myrtle Beach; a daughter, Donna Maria Morgan and her husband, Lance, of Raleigh, N.C.; a brother, James O. Donahoo of Dunwoody, Ga.; two grandchildren, Mark Baldivieso and Taylor Morgan, both of Raleigh, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. 
A memorial service will be at McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach at a later date. 
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. 
 

Joseph Paxton 
Joseph Paxton, 76, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at the Manor House in Georgetown. 
Arrangements will be announced by East Coast Cremation and Funeral Services in Sunset Beach, N.C. 
 

Tuesday 8-22-00 
 
 
 
 

ANDREWS 

Robert P. Hewitt 
Robert Paul Hewitt, 59, of Route 3, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 
He was born Jan. 28, 1941, in Georgetown County, a son of John Albert Hewitt and Hattie Adell Harrelson Hewitt. 
He was a retired fork-lift operator with Georgetown Steel and a member of Spring Gully Baptist Church. 
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Johnson Hewitt; a son, Randall Marion Hewitt of Andrews; two daughters, Crystal Michelle H. Blakely of Georgetown and Dora Lynn H. Dail of Andrews; two brothers, John Edward Hewitt of Hemingway and Willie Carlisle Hewitt of Georgetown; four sisters, Barbara H. Yon of Goose Creek, Thelma H. Baker of Harleyville, Hattie H. Cannon of Andrews and Mary H. Cole of Bonneau; and six grandchildren. 
The funeral will be at 5 p.m. today at Spring Gully Baptist Church. The Rev. Tommy Barnhill will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
McKenzie Funeral Home in Andrews is in charge. 
 
 

AYNOR 

Joan A. Lott 
Joan Ann Lott, 50, of Highland Drive, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Conway Hospital. 
She was born in Troy, N.Y., a daughter of the late Leon Clarence and Florence Edna Baker Fowler. 
She attended Hickory Grove Baptist Church. She volunteered for the Red Cross in Greenville, Texas and with VISTA. She also did charity work with the Unity House and started community gardening in Troy. 
Survivors include her husband, Rodney Lott; two sons, Paul Ray Lott of Greenville, Texas and Phillip Allen Lott of Aynor; two brothers, Rolland Leon Fowler of Lemoore, Calif., and Richard John Fowler of Conway; a sister, Patricia Mae Grounds of Socastee; a half-sister, Shirley Ritravato of Oklahoma; five grandchildren, Dalton Paul Lott, Christopher Joseph Lott, Chellcee Lynn Lott, Stormy Rane Lott, Jordan Ray Lott and Tyler Ann Bartels; and several nieces and nephews. 
No local services are planned. 
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel, is in charge. 
 
 

CHARLESTON 

J. Archie Huggins 
J. Archie Huggins, 91, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at White Oak Manor in North Charleston after an illness. 
He was born in Horry County, a son of the late Major Asberry and Effie Jordan Huggins. 
He was Baptist and a former deacon at Sweet Home Freewill Baptist Church in Charleston. He was a retired farmer. 
Survivors include his wife, Retha Mae Cooper Huggins; two sons, Billy R. Huggins of Mullins and Jerry L. Huggins of North Myrtle Beach; two daughters, Margie A. McCrackin of Goose Creek and Juanita Glenn of Loris; two brothers, George M. Huggins of Galivants Ferry and Noah W. Huggins of North Charleston; two sisters, Elnita Hucks and Estelle Norris, both of Conway; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. 
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Revs. Brooks Sykes and Billy Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. 
 
 

CLARENDON, N.C. 

Rutha G. Todd 
Rutha Garrell Todd, 95, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at Shoreland Health Care in Whiteville, N.C. 
She was born in Columbus County, a daughter of the late Hosea and Eugenia Cox Garrell. 
She was the widow of Henry Walter Todd. 
Survivors include three sons, H.B. Todd of Clarendon, the Rev. J. David Todd of Brunswick, N.C., and G. Elton Todd of Greer; two daughters, Muriel T. Miller of Black Mountain, N.C., and Mary T. Williams of Clarendon; a sister, Elvie G. Wright of Tabor City, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Inman Funeral Home in Tabor City. 
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Tabor City. 
 
 

CONWAY 

William F. Pierce 
William Frank Pierce, 69, of Tygress Court and husband of Mei Pierce, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at Conway Hospital after an illness. 
Arrangements will be announced by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. 
 
 

Eugene R. Wahl 
Eugene Richard Wahl, 69, of S.C. 65, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Conway Hospital. 
He was born in Cleveland, a son of the late William C. and Anna Kirschling Wahl. 
He was a World War II Marine veteran and a member of the Elks Club in Willoughby, Ohio. He retired from Robert Slife Manufacturing Co. 
Survivors include a sister, Rosemary Groves; a brother, William C. Wahl of Ohio; several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews; and several great-great-nieces and nephews. 
A memorial Mass will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church. The Rev. Rick LeBrecque will officiate. 
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, in care of Helen Phillips Memorial Chairwoman, 1927 Candy Lane, Surfside Beach, SC 29575. 
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel, is in charge. 
 
 

GEORGETOWN 

Agnes E. Ballard 
Agnes E. Ballard, 86, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at Winyah Convalescent Center in Georgetown. 
She was born Oct. 30, 1913, in Georgetown, a daughter of the late Elhalen Victor Emerson and Annie Young Emerson. 
She was the widow of Lee Cannon Ballard Jr. 
She was a member of Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church and a former member of the Altar Guild. She was a former member of the Georgetown Garden Club and was a homemaker. 
Survivors include a son, Lee Cannon Ballard III of Salters; a daughter, Anne B. Boyce of Columbia; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 tonight at Graham Funeral Home in Georgetown. 
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church Cemetery. The Rev. Paul C. Fuener will officiate. 
Memorials may be made to Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 674, Georgetown, SC 29442 or Tara Hall Home for Boys, P.O. Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442. 
 
 

David Singleton 
David Singleton, 46, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. 
Survivors include two daughters, Jeane Singleton and Kimberly Singleton, both of Georgetown; his grandfather, Henry Rivers Dowe Sr. of Myrtle Beach; four sisters, Richard Dean Singleton and Octavia Singleton of Georgetown, and Essie Mae Singleton and Betty Jean Singleton of Greenwood; and five brothers, Richard Jerome Myers of McClellanville, Richard Singleton Jr. of New York, Willie Singleton of Charleston, and Patrick Singleton and Ben Allen Singleton, both of Columbia. 
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Walter S. Fraser Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Lorenzo Smalls will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Island Cemetery. 
McKnight-Fraser Funeral Home in Georgetown is in charge. 
 
 

GREENWOOD 

Tony L. Cobb 
Tony Len Cobb, 47, of Greenwood and Little River, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach. 
He was born Sept. 3, 1953, in Greenwood, a son of James Henry Cobb and the late Effie Spivey Cobb. 
Survivors, in addition to his father, include two sons, James H. Cobb II and Tony L. Cobb II, both of Greenwood; three daughters, Tonya Harrison, Stacie Cobb and Stephanie Cobb, all of Greenwood; four brothers, Donald Cobb and David Cobb, both of Greenwood, Mike Banks of Greenville and Melvin Banks of Fayetteville, N.C.; a sister, Tammy Banks of Simpsonville; and a grandchild. 
A memorial service will be at a later date. 
East Coast Cremation and Funeral Service in Sunset Beach, N.C., is in charge. 
 
 

LITTLE RIVER 

Charles W. Mullinax 
Charles W. Mullinax, 66, of North Pointe, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at home. 
He was born July 1, 1934, in Grover, N.C., a son of the late Charles A. and Ruby Silver Mullinax. 
He moved to Little River from Michigan in 1994. He was a retired shipping supervisor for Alkin Ziegler in Traverse City, Mich. 
Survivors include his wife, Linda Joyce Dover Mullinax; two daughters, Teresa M. Earls and her husband, Danny, of Kings Mountain, N.C., and Tara M. Absher and her husband, Shane, of Grover; two brothers, Joe Mullinax and his wife, Pat, of Fresno, Calif., and Jack Mullinax and his wife, Marie, of Iberia, Mo.; four sisters, Carole Gantt and her husband, Ken, of Shelby, N.C., Mary Cline and her husband, David, of Elkin, N.C., Kathy Price and her husband, Larry, of Shelby, and Susan Martin and her husband, Don, of Ellenboro, N.C.; four stepchildren, Nancy Spencer, Pam Littlejohn and Dean Batchelor, all of Myrtle Beach and David Batchelor of Fayetteville, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
A graveside service will be at 4 p.m. today in Grover Cemetery in Grover. 
McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach is in charge. 
 
 

MURRELLS INLET 

Dana H. Norman 
Dana H. Norman, 73, formerly of Buckhannon and Shinnston, W.Va., died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at home. 
He was born Oct. 31, 1926, in Hackers Valley, W.Va., a son of the late William J. and Vina Anderson Norman. 
He was a retired shift foreman for Consol Coal Co. Mine No. 95 in Shinnston. 
He was a member of United Mine Workers District 31. He was also a member of Shrine Scottish Rites, Socastee Masonic Lodge No. 421, past Royal Patron of Socastee Chapter of the Amaranths and past Worthy Patron of Socastee Order of the Eastern Star. 
Survivors include his wife, Lucy Moore Norman; three daughters, Claudia Calkins and her husband, Lawrence, of Murrells Inlet, Linda Schneider and her husband, Nile, of South Burlington, Vt., and Sabrina Ward and her husband, John, of Philippi, W.Va.; two sisters, Carol Vanallen and her husband, Ivan, of Frazeysburg, Ohio, and LaVaughn Hamilton and her husband, Jack, of Carmichael, Calif.; two brothers, William ``Bill'' Norman of Frazeysburg and Doyle Norman of Texas; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today at Wright Funeral Home in Philippi. 
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Arden Beck will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Cemetery, with Bigelow Lodge No. 52 AF & M conducting graveside rites. 
 
 

MYRTLE BEACH 

James P. Ivey 
James Postell Ivey, 74, of Hopewell Road, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Conway Hospital after an illness. 
He was born in Aynor, a son of the late Marcus and Edna Huggins Ivey. 
He was a member of Socastee Baptist Church and the Omar Temple of the Shrine in Charleston. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a Navy veteran. 
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Jordan Ivey; three sons, Ronnie Ivey and his wife, Susan, of Myrtle Beach, Ricky Ivey and his wife, Rita, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Tony Ivey of Conway; and three grandsons, Jim H. Ivey of Myrtle Beach, Richard Ivey and Keith Ivey, both of Murfreesboro. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. 
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Lynn Gardner will officiate. Burial will be in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Socastee Baptist Church, 3690 Socastee Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29575. 
 
 

Robert G. Rodgers Jr. 
Robert G. Rodgers Jr., 82, of Ganton Way, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Conway Hospital. 
He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, lived in Chicopee for 66 years and lived in Myrtle Beach for the past six years. 
He was the widower of Nancy M. Mackechnie Rodgers, who died in 1988. 
He was a supervisor for 39 years for the New England Telephone Co. and retired in 1974. 
He was a 1934 graduate of Chicopee High School and served in the Army as a first sergeant during World War II in the Pacific theater. He received the Bronze Star. 
He was a piper for the Melha Temple Highlanders Band. He was a member of the American Legion Post 275 of Chicopee, past Chief Clan Bruce No. 216 Order of the Scottish Clans of Chicopee and the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was also a member of the East Congregational Church in Springfield, Mass. 
Survivors include a son, Maxwell G. Rodgers of Tewksbury, Mass., and Myrtle Beach; a daughter, Agnes M. Pacific of Fredericksburg, Va.; his companion, Peggy A. Martin of Myrtle Beach; a brother, Alan S. Rodgers of Chicopee; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at Tylunas Funeral Home in Chicopee. 
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Park Cemetery in Springfield. 
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104. 

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH 

Charles P. Johnson Jr. 
Charles P. Johnson Jr., of Hillside Drive South, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at Duke University Medical Center after an illness. 
Arrangements will be announced by McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. 
 
 

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. 

Felicia J. Miller 
Felicia Joan Miller, 5, of Sunset Dock, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000. 
Arrangements will be announced by Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory in Supply, N.C. 
 

Wednesday 8-23-00 
 
 
 
 

BENNETTSVILLE 

John R. Hinson 
John Robert Hinson, 67, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000. 
He was born in Marlboro County, a son of the late J. Bartley and Pauline Harper Hinson. 
He was a retired master accredited technician with Frigidaire at Usher Hardware and was a member of Bruton Fork Baptist Church. He was a Navy veteran and a member of Woodmen of the World. 
Survivors include his wife, Maxie Graham Hinson; a son, John Hinson and his wife, Cheryl, of Myrtle Beach; a foster daughter, Renee Hinson; four brothers, Joe Hinson, Ronnie Hinson, Bobby Hinson and David Hinson, all of Bennettsville; and four sisters, Sara Norris of Spring Lake, N.C., and Annie Ruth Owens, Ida Mae Williams and Betty Sue Hunter, all of Bennettsville. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Whitner-Evans Funeral Home in Bennettsville. 
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Bruton Fork Baptist Church. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. 
 
 

CALABASH, N.C. 

Albert L. Tanner 
Albert L. Tanner, 85, of Durham Avenue Southwest, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at Loris Extended Care Center. 
Arrangements will be announced by Brunswick Funeral Service and Crematory in Shallotte, N.C. 
 
 

CONWAY 

Anna E. Jackson 
Anna E. Jackson, 49, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000. 
She was born Aug. 16, 1951, in Horry County, a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Jackson. 
She attended Horry County public schools. At an early age, she was converted and attended Mount Zion FBH Church in Conway. 
Survivors include a son, Thomas J. Jackson of Florence; two sisters, Juanita McNeil and Mary Elizabeth Nelson, both of Conway; and seven brothers, Henry Jackson Jr. of Newark, Conn., James Louise Jackson, Herbert Jackson, the Rev. Elijah Jackson and Franklin Jackson, all of Conway, Isaac Jackson of Charleston and Thomas Jefferson Jackson of West Palm Beach, Fla. 
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Mount Zion FBH Church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. 
Rhue's Mortuary in Conway is in charge. 
 
 

Eugene R. Wahl 
Eugene Richard Wahl, 69, of S.C. 65, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Conway Hospital. 
He was born in Cleveland, a son of the late William C. and Anna Kirschling Wahl. 
He was a World War II Marine veteran and a member of the Elks Club in Willoughby, Ohio. He retired from Robert Slife Manufacturing Co. 
Survivors include a sister, Rosemary Groves; a brother, William C. Wahl of Ohio; several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews; and several great-great-nieces and nephews. 
A memorial funeral Mass will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church. The Rev. Rick LeBrecque will officiate. 
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, in care of Helen Phillips Memorial Chairwoman, 1927 Candy Lane, Surfside Beach, SC 29575. 
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, is in charge. 
 
 

FLORENCE 

Keith E. Ray 
Keith Edsel Ray, 46, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at a local hospital after an illness. 
He was born in Fort Jackson, a son of Corinne Cribb Ray and the late Hubert Lamar Ray. 
He graduated from Winyah High School and the University of South Carolina with degrees in chemical engineering and biology. He was a chemical engineer with Tupperware, Baxter Laboratories and Sandoz. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Georgetown and attended All Saints Episcopal Church in Florence. 
Survivors, in addition to his mother of Georgetown, include his wife, Anne Murray Ray; and a nephew, Breck Lindsey Ray of Myrtle Beach. 
He was predeceased by two brothers, Alan Ray and Larry Ray, and a sister, Suzanne Ray.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Georgetown. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery Annex. 
Memorials may be made to Florence Area Humane Society, 1007 Stockade Drive, Florence, SC 29501, or the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Carolina, 549 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. 
Waters-Powell Funeral Home is in charge. 
 
 

HOLMES BEACH, FLA. 

Larry R. Minton 
Larry Russell Minton died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Fla. 
He was born March 27, 1947, in Wilkesboro, N.C., a son of the late Robert and Etta Minton. 
He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. 
Survivors include three daughters, Michelle Parnell of Anderson, Kimberly Silber of Charlotte, N.C., and Cindy Minton of Walterboro; two brothers, Dale Minton of Yankeetown, Fla., and Tommy Minton of Myrtle Beach; four sisters, Betty Jo Leisey of Surfside Beach, Barbara Goetz of Dallas, Nancy Kilby of Hiddenite, N.C., and Judy Curtis of Marshall, Va.; two grandsons, Justin and Matthew; and a granddaughter, Ashley. 
The funeral was Sunday at Brown and Sons Funeral Home in Bradenton. 
 
 

MYRTLE BEACH 

Jerry L. Brady 
Jerry Leon Brady, 72, of Kings Road, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Florida Hospital South in Orlando, Fla. 
He was born Nov. 9, 1947, in Guilford County, a son of Moses Lee Brady and Hazel Brady Love. 
He was a retired auditor for Continental Can Financial Services, and a member of the Masonic Lodge in Albany, Ga. He was a Navy veteran and served in World War II and the Korean conflict. 
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Colleen Brady; a daughter, Deborah Colleen McCorkle; a son, Stephen G. Brady; two sisters, Vera Brady Meadows and Neva Hilliard; a brother, James O. ``Mutt'' Brady; three grandchildren, Teri Brady Ellerbe, Ashley Colleen McCorkle and Gregg McCorkle; and two great-grandchildren, Brandon Ellerbe and Jessica Ellerbe. 
He was predeceased by three brothers, Charles Brady, Edgar Brady and Bobby Brady; and two sisters, Leta Brady Westmoreland and Ezlee Brady Pinnix. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 Thursday at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Service in Greensboro, N.C., and other times at the home of his brother on Holland Road. 
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Flora Garden Cemetery. The Rev. Jack Morris will officiate. 
Memorials may be made to any charity. 
 
 

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH 

Charles P. Johnson Jr. 
Charles P. Johnson Jr. of Hillside Drive South died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at Duke University Medical Center after an illness. 
Arrangements will be announced by McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. 
 
 

Roy M. Swanson 
Roy Michael Swanson, 24, son of Barbara Kirby Johnson and Reginald S. Swanson, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, in Cheverly, Md. 
Arrangements will be announced by McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. 
 
 

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. 

Felicia J. Miller 
Felicia Joan Miller, 5, of Sunset Dock in Sea Village, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at home. 
She was born Feb. 22, 1995, in New Hanover County. 
Survivors include her mother, Samantha Spencer and stepfather, Ricardo Santos; her father, Richard Miller of Boone, N.C.; a brother, Brandon Steele of Calabash, N.C.; a sister, Alexandria Miller; maternal grandmother, Karen Horton of Johnson City, N.Y.; paternal grandparents, Joan Ellen and Rocky Serrecchia of Carmel, N.Y.; great-grandmother, Joan Miller; an aunt, Elizabeth Spencer Brooks and her husband, Steven, of Ocean Isle Beach; and two cousins, Joseph and Nicholas Brooks. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service in Supply, N.C. 
A funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Brendans Catholic Church. 
 
 

ROCK HILL 

Sarah N. Harmon 
Sarah Neely Harmon, 80, of Hunt Club Court, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at Piedmont Medical Center. 
She was the widow of Judson Mendal Harmon Sr. 
Survivors include a son, J. David Harmon and his wife, Sandra, of Rock Hill; a daughter-in-law, Georgette Harmon Davis of Murrells Inlet; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
She was predeceased by a son, J. Mendal Harmon Jr. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and other times at the home of her son on Terrell Place in Rock Hill. 
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Grandview Memorial Park. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Bass Funeral Home of Rock Hill is in charge. 
Memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2115 Celanese Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732. 
 
 

SUMTER 

Roosevelt Dinkins 
Roosevelt Dinkins, 59, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at home. 
He was a son of King Holiday and Carrie Dinkins. 
Survivors include two sisters, Patricia Sinkler and her husband, Willie, and Martha Dinkins, all of Sumter; a brother, Junior Dinkins; a stepfather, Simon Siegler; an uncle, Clifford Golden of Sumter; five nieces; and 13 nephews. 
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Flag Patch Apostle Holiness Church. The Rev. Willie James Bellamy will officiate. Burial will be in Flag Patch Cemetery. 
United Funeral Home in Loris is in charge. 
 
 

SURFSIDE BEACH 

Susan W. Jones 
Susan Wilkins Jones, 80, of Caropines, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at home. 
She was born June 25, 1920, in Linden, N.C., a daughter of William I. and Callie D. Lucas Wilkins. 
She was a homemaker and has lived in the area for the past 15 years. She was a member of the American Health and Racquet Club. 
Survivors include her husband, Marvin Jones; two sons, John W. Jones of Columbia and Deryl K. Jones of Surfside Beach; a daughter, Suzette Day of Sumter; a brother, Edgar Wilkins of Jacksonville, N.C.; and 12 grandchildren. 
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ocean Woods Cemetery. 
Goldfinch Funeral Home, beach chapel, is in charge. 
 

Thursday 8-17-00 
 
 
 
 

ATLANTA 

William F. Norman 
William Foster Norman, 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000. 
He was a 1941 graduate of Boys High School. He was a 1946 graduate of Georgia Tech, where he earned a degree in mechanical engineering and was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity and the track team. 
He retired from Atlanta Gas and Light Co. after 42 years of service as senior vice president of operations. He also retired from the Navy as a commander. He served during World War II, where he was in the Pacific Theater, and stationed on the minesweeper USS Prebble. 
He was a member of Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, American Gas Association, Kiwanis Club, Cherokee Country Club, Irish Setters Club of Georgia and All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island. He enjoyed gardening, the beach and his projects. 
Survivors include two sons, William F. Norman Jr. and James Marshall Norman VI; and two granddaughters, Tara and Meghan Norman. 
He was predeceased by his wife, Doris Young Norman. 
A memorial service will be in Atlanta. 
H.M. Patterson and Son Funeral Home of Oglethorpe Hill in Atlanta is in charge. 
 
 

CERRO GORDO, N.C. 

Annie M. Hayes 
Annie Mae Hayes, 82, of Peanut Worley Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, in Fayetteville, N.C. 
Survivors include two daughters, Josephine Hayes Meares of Tabor City, N.C., and Sylvia Hayes of Fayetteville; two sons, Claude Hayes of Cerro Gordo and Harold Hayes of Chadbourn, N.C.; a brother, Boyd Meekins of Bolivia, N.C.; four sisters, Leona Simmons and Rosa Lewis, both of Bolivia, Cora Lowe of Wilmington, N.C., and Donnie Mack Simmons of Cary, N.C.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Meares Funeral Home in Fair Bluff, N.C. 
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Cherry Grove Baptist Church. The Revs. Elmore Strickland and Deven Hubert-Allen will officiate, and Samuel Meares will provide special music. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
 
 

CONWAY 

James `J.E.' Skipper 
James Evans ``J.E.'' Skipper, 82, of Greenwood Drive, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Conway Hospital after an illness. 
He was born in Conway, a son of the late Charlie Frank and Hattie Richardson Skipper. 
He was a member of Pisgah United Methodist Church and was in the logging business. He was a life-time member of Gunters Island Hunting Club and was active in coaching and sponsoring area softball teams. 
Survivors include his wife, Daisy T. Skipper; two sons, Mike Skipper and Russell Skipper, both of Conway; three grandchildren, Brandy Skipper, Eric Skipper and Erin Skipper; and several nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. 
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Pisgah United Methodist Church. The Revs. Tom Williams and David Rickert will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
 
 

Mamie C. Vines 
Mamie Collier Vines, 85, formerly of Fayetteville, N.C., died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Conway Nursing Center. 
She was the widow of James A. ``Jim'' Vines. 
She was a member of Hay Street United Methodist Church in Fayetteville. She served the community as a secretary for many years. 
Survivors include a brother, Raymond B. Collier of 
Murfreesboro, N.C. 
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lafayette Memorial Park on Raleigh Road in Fayetteville. The Rev. Carl Frazier will officiate. 
Memorials may be made to Hay Street United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 456, Fayetteville, NC 28302. 
Rogers and Breece Funeral Home in Fayetteville is in charge. 
 
 

FORK 

Berkeley L. Small 
Berkeley Leon Small, 78, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at home after an illness. 
He was born Nov. 4, 1921, in Marion County, a son of the late Jacob Foster Small and Millie Jane Small Small. 
He was the widower of Miriam Jones Small. 
He was a retired farmer. He also worked at Spring Mills and Heritage Sportswear. He was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. 
Survivors include three sons, Malcolm David ``Sugar'' Small of Mullins, Buddy Foster ``Teeny'' Small of Loris and Berkeley Leon ``Buster'' Small Jr. of Sophia, N.C.; three daughters, Mary Jane Sawyer of Fork, and Sandra Dean Freeman and Miriam Paulette Hill, both of Mullins; three sisters, Eula Mae Strickland of Nichols, Ellen Buffkin of Nichols and Edis Blanton of McColl; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Cox-Collins Funeral Home in Mullins. 
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Center United Methodist Church Cemetery. 
 
 

GEORGETOWN 

Francis A. Graham 
Francis Amos Graham, 65, of the Pee Dee community, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. 
Arrangements will be announced by Wilds Funeral Home in Georgetown. 
 
 

LITTLE RIVER 

Marsha B. Draughn 
Marsha Barnett Draughn, 41, of Hermitage Drive, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at home. 
She was born Oct. 8, 1958, in Gastonia, N.C., a daughter of Ted M. Barnett and the late Fran Sisk Barnett. 
She graduated from Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C. She was a member of Living Stones Baptist Church and the Sea Oates Garden Club. 
Survivors, in addition to her father of Lincolnton, N.C., include her husband, John M. Draughn; two daughters, Felicia Ann Draughn and Teddi Frances Draughn, both of Little River; and a sister, Dori Barnett Barefoot of Newton Grove, N.C. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7:30 tonight at McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. 
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Living Stones Baptist Church. The Rev. Dennis E. Kenney will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Wampee. 
Memorials may be made to Duke University Medical Center, Adult Bone Marrow Transplant, c/o Michael Plumer, P.O. Box 3961, Durham, NC 27710, or North Myrtle Beach Christian School, 9535 S.C. 90, Longs, SC 29568. 
 
 

MCCLELLANVILLE 

Anna G. Williams 
Anna Grate Williams, 67, of U.S. 17 North, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at home. 
Survivors include seven children, Linda Wearing, Sandra Williams and Stephen Williams, all of McClellanville, Ruth Pulley of Georgetown, Roslyn Scotts of Timmonsville, and Curtis Williams and Robin Prosser, both of Charleston; three brothers, Willie James Grate Sr., and Stephen Grate, both of South Carolina, and Dr. Isaac Grate Jr. of Texas; three sisters, Rebecca Grate of South Carolina, Beulah Grate Augustus of New York and Claudia Grate of Arizona; and 15 grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight at McKnight-Fraser Funeral Home in Georgetown and from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at Bethel AME Church. 
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
 
 

MULLINS 

H. Fletcher Strickland 
H. Fletcher Strickland, 91, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at Carolinas Hospital System, Cedar Tower, in Florence, after an illness. 
He was born Aug. 12, 1909, in Horry County, a son of the late Monroe and Martha Ray Strickland. 
He was a retired accountant with Carolina Generator and Starter Inc. He was an Army veteran. 
Survivors include three brothers, Grover Strickland of Rowland, N.C., Marshall Strickland of Conway and Lonnie Strickland of Orangeburg; a sister, Agnes S. Shelley of Nichols; and several nieces and nephews. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Cox-Collins Funeral Home in Mullins. 
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Conway. 
 
 

PAWLEYS ISLAND 

Pride C. Brown Jr. 
Pride C. Brown Jr., 82, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at home. 
He was born Feb. 16, 1918, in Reidsville, N.C., a son of the late Pride C. Brown and Lottie North Brown. 
He was a 1941 graduate of the Naval Academy, a combat veteran of World War II and he retired from the Navy with the rank of commander. He was also employed by the Associated General Contractors of America in Columbia. 
Survivors include his wife, Martha Worth Brown; two daughters, Beverly La Liberte of Lexington and Martha Gagg of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two grandchildren, Michelle La Liberte and Marney Gagg. 
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at All Saints Church, Waccamaw. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Georgetown County, 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, SC 29440, or First Promise of All Saints Church, Waccamaw, 3560 Kings River Road, Pawleys Island, SC 29585. 
Mayer Funeral Home in Georgetown is in charge. 
 
 

SAVANNAH, GA. 

Ella M. Furman 
Ella Mae Furman, 44, formerly of Georgetown, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000. 
Arrangements will be announced by Manigault and Son Funeral Home in Georgetown. 
 

Friday 9-8-00 
 
 
 
 

BUCKSPORT 

Mary Washington 
Mary Washington died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at home after an illness. 
Arrangements will be announced by Rhue's Mortuary in Conway. 
 
 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. 

Nathan Lipscomb 
Nathan Bryan Whitfield Lipscomb died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, in Charlotte. 
He was born in Pensacola, Fla., a son of Kathleen Whitfield Lipscomb and the late George Robbins Lipscomb Sr. 
He graduated from Greenwood High School and attended Lander College in Greenwood. 
Survivors, in addition to his mother of Pawleys Island, include a sister, Kathleen Lipscomb Linder and her husband, John, of Lexington, Ky.; a brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. George Robbins Lipscomb Jr. of Atlanta; an uncle, Gaston J. Lipscomb of Demopolis, Ala.; and a nephew, Asa Whitfield Stafford of Spartanburg. 
Services were held Sept. 5, 2000, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island. Burial was in the church cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church, 3560 Kings River Road, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or to any charity. 
 
 

CONWAY 

Elizabeth Hitchens 
Elizabeth Ruth Claghorn Hitchens, 78, of Myrtle Trace, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at Kingston Nursing Center after an illness. 
She was born July 3, 1922, in Philadelphia, a daughter of the late Stuart and Lorena Kerr Claghorn. 
She grew up in Cape May, N.J., and attended Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Myrtle Beach and the P.E.O., a philanthropic educational organization. 
Survivors include her husband, Russell M. Hitchens; two sons, Kenneth Hitchens of Atlanta and the Rev. Lawrence Russell Hitchens of Oklahoma City; a daughter, Cheryl L. Prima of Princeton Junction, N.J.; two brothers, the Rev. George S. Claghorn of West Chester, Pa., and the Rev. William Claghorn of Media, Pa.; and eight grandchildren. 
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Bobby Wilkes will officiate. Burial will be in Cold Springs Presbyterian Cemetery in Cold Springs, N.J. 
Memorials may be made to the P.E.O. Foundation, Attention: Sandra Bateman, 1481 Summit View Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29732-7209 or Mercy Hospice of Horry County, P.O. Box 1409, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578. 
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, is in charge. 
 
 

Reba C. Stalvey 
Reba Cox Stalvey, 82, of the Brown Way community, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at Conway Hospital after an illness. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel. 
Arrangements will be announced by the funeral home. 
 
 

FLORENCE 

Evelyn C. Spivey 
Evelyn Crissie Spivey, 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, at Southland Health Care Center in Florence. 
She was born in Columbus County, N.C., a daughter of the late Jiley Watts and Nettie Bellamy Watts. 
She was the widow of Ossie Cleo Spivey. 
Survivors include a son, Richard W. ``Bill'' Spivey; a daughter, Brenda S. Martin of Florence; five sisters, Flossie Spivey of Fayetteville, N.C., Golah Wright of Calabash, N.C., Marjorie Blanton of Nichols, Eloise Walls of Salisbury, Md., and Elatha Wilson of Green Sea; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
She was predeceased by a son, Robert Cleo Spivey. 
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Forest Lawn Baptist Church. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. 
Inman Funeral Home of Tabor City is in charge. 
 
 

FORK 

Betty L. Baker 
Betty Lou Baker, 70, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence after an illness. 
She was born Aug. 13, 1930, in Marion County, a daughter of the late George Clinton Baker and Janie Huggins Baker. 
She was a retired reservation clerk with Greyhound Bus Lines, a member of Fork Baptist Church and a member of the Fork Women's Club. She also attended Droughans Business College in Columbia. 
Survivors include a brother, Norris Baker of Fork; a sister, Vonadora B. Stackhouse of Seven Lakes, N.C.; seven nieces; and seven nephews. 
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to any charity. 
Cox-Collins Funeral Home in Mullins is in charge. 
 
 

GEORGETOWN 
Robert `Skeebo' Bradford 
Robert ``Skeebo'' Bradford, 77, of South Merriman Road, died Aug. 31, 2000, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 
He was born Sept. 13, 1922, in Georgetown, a son of the late Henry Bradford and Sarah Lloyd Bradford. 
Survivors include three daughters, Robert Ann Holmes and Sarah Jean Ford, both of Georgetown, and Mary Lee Sanders of Bronx, N.Y.; and three sons, Henry Bradford of Georgetown, Bernard Bradford of Norcross, Ga., and Larry Bradford of Andrews. 
The funeral was Thursday at Bethesda Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. 
Wilds Funeral Home in Georgetown was in charge. 
 
 

GOOSE CREEK 

Jeannie F. Colwell 
Jeannie Ford Colwell, 38, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at a Charleston hospital. 
She was born April 12, 1962, in Georgetown County, a daughter of William Porter Ford and Peggy Yaun Ford. 
She was a 1981 graduate of Winyah High School and attended Wingate and Winthrop colleges. She was owner of Pet Patrol Inc., and a member of Georgetown Presbyterian Church and a member of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 
Survivors, in addition to her mother of Georgetown, include her husband, David F. Colwell; a brother, Cliff Parsons and his wife, Paige, of Columbia; two sisters, Jessie Carolyn Ford of Columbia and Elizabeth Ann Parsons of Georgetown; four nephews, Sean and Ian Colwell, both of Covington, La., and Blake and Ryan Parsons, both of Columbia; a niece, Amanda Parsons of Columbia; and an uncle, Ralph M. Ford of Georgetown. 
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Remount Baptist Church in North Charleston. Burial will be private. 
J. Henry Stuhr Funeral Home in North Charleston is in charge. 
 
 

HEMINGWAY 

Henry `Bill' Dunahoe 
Henry William ``Bill'' Dunahoe, 79, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at home after an illness. 
He was born in Hemingway, a son of the late Henry J. Dunahoe and Eva Hughes Dunahoe. 
He was an educator and building contractor. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, a choir member and a member of the Hemingway Friends of Library. He was a technical sergeant of the Army Air Corp., and a veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of Johnsonville High School, Presbyterian Junior College in Maxton, N.C., and received his master's degree from Clemson University. 
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Hughes Dunahoe; a son, Richard William Dunahoe of Charleston; a daughter, Eve Dunahoe Hayes of Hemingway; four brothers, Clarence Dunahoe of Nancy, Ky., Gip Dunahoe of Johnsonville, Wallace Dunahoe of Jacksonville, Fla., and Tony Dunahoe of the Virgin Islands; five grandchildren, Jessica Avant, Neil Dunahoe, Caitlin Todd, Daniel Carringan and Jasmine Biscayno; and a great-grandchild, Samantha Dunahoe. 
The funeral will be at 5 p.m. today at Morris Funeral Home in Hemingway. Burial will be in Garden of Devotion Cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Books for Hemingway Library Friends, P.O. Box 246, Hemingway, SC 29554 or to any church. 

HOLDEN BEACH, N.C. 

Mattie E. Brown 
Mattie Evelyn Brown, 88, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, at Cape Fear Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, N.C. 
She was a daughter of the late Charlie Brown and Annie Babson. 
Survivors include a daughter, Evelyn Brown Pittman of Holden Beach; a sister, Eunice Harris of Whiteville, N.C.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Shallotte Church of God in Shallotte, N.C. 
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. The Rev. Allen Gibson will officiate. Burial will be in Owens Cemetery in Bladenboro, N.C. 
East Coast Cremation and Funeral Services of Sunset Beach, N.C., is in charge. 
 
 

LAKE VIEW 

Olive P. Elliott 
Olive Page Elliott, 89, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at St. Eugene Medical Center after an illness. 
She was born in Dillon County, a daughter of the late Smith and Anita Huggins Page Jr. 
Survivors include a son, Billy K. Elliott of Lake View; a daughter, Melvideen E. Baxley of Morehead City, N.C.; two sisters, Hortense Garris of Lake View and Mildred Wait of Portland, Ore.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Bear Swamp Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
Memorials may be made to Bear Swamp Church Building Fund. 
Cook Funeral Home in Lake View is in charge. 
 
 

LITTLE RIVER 

Leonard E. Buckwell 
Leonard Edward Buckwell, 82, of North Pointe, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at home. 
Arrangements will be announced by McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. 
 
 

MYRTLE BEACH 

Grace A. Coates 
Grace Ammons Coates, 78, of Palmetto Street, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, in Conway after an illness. 
She was born July 15, 1922, in Marion County, a daughter of the late Hugie and Addie Turner Ammons. 
She was a member of Living Faith Church and a volunteer at Little Angels Day Care for 18 years. She was also active with Samaritan's Purse, children's 
Christmas gift program. 
Survivors include a son, Wayne Coates of Myrtle Beach: three daughters, Elizabeth Charping, Patricia Usray and Linda Pawlowski, all of Myrtle Beach; a sister, Lelia Mae Shelley of St. Marys, Ga.; seven grandchildren, Anne Grant, Teresa Lilly, Steven Lawson, Bart Milligan, David Usray, Pamela Johns and Kenny Coates; six great-grandchildren, Clinton Hannah, Alaina Milligan, Halie and Damian Usray, and Tyler and Brooklyn Lawson; and her former husband, S.L. Coates of Loris. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. 
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Living Faith Church. The Rev. Clyde Doyle will officiate. The eulogy will be by Allen Harrelson. Burial will be in Centenary United Methodist Church Cemetery in Marion. 
Memorials may be made to Living Faith Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1189, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578. 


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