Miscellaneous Lancaster County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Turner Randolph 'T.R.' Hall, 86
Turner Randolph "T.R." Hall, 86, of 415 Kershaw St., died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000.
Born Dec. 26, 1913, in Elberton, Ga., he was the son of the late Richard Early and Leila Turner Hall and was married to Evelyn Hunter Hall.
He was the retired owner and operator of Lancaster's Sealtest Milk Distribution, a member of Woodmen of the World, the American Legion Post No. 31, First Baptist Church where he was Emeritus Deacon and served as Treasurer of the Berean Sunday School class. He was World War II veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Hunter Randolph Hall of Charlotte; and three sisters, Thelma H. Davis of Atlanta, Ga., Sarah H. Presnell of Concord, and Frances Annable of Houston, Texas.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 21 at First Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Roy Barnes.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to service in the Social Hall of Baptist Church, 300 S. Market St. and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church; P.O. Drawer 670; Lancaster, S.C. 29720; or Connie Maxwell Children's Home; P.O. Box 1178; Greenwood, S.C. 29648; or Hospice Home Care of Lancaster; 800 W. Meeting St.; Lancaster, S.C. 29720.
Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Beverly Hammond, 43
Beverly Hammond, 43, of 2382 Green Peach, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Crawford Funeral Home.
The family will be meeting at the home of Lovin Hubbard, 604 Sowell St.

Corinne F. Plyler, 102
Corinne Funderburk Plyler, 102, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000.
Born Nov. 7, 1997, she was the daughter of the late Uriah Able and Letisha Sapp Funderburk and was married to the late Col. Daniel Bruce Plyler.
She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of the Tabernacle Community. She was a lifetime member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church, a charter member of the United Methodist Women, a member of the Rod Plyler Sunday School class and the Good Years Club, Lancaster Senior Citizens Club, and a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include four sons, P.M. Plyler Jr., Fred E. Plyler Sr. and Sam Plyler all of Lancaster, and Uriah Plyler of Charlotte; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 4 p.m. Oct. 21 at Tabernacle United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Tommy Wilkes, with burial in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Tabernacle United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund; 5908 Tabernacle Road; Lancaster, S.C. 29720. 
Mahaffey Funeral Home is in charge.

Bobby Ray McClain
Bobby Ray McClain died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Hartley Funeral Home.

Alberta Benson, 76
Alberta Benson, 76, of 3909 Willie Reid Road, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Crawford Funeral Home.

Joseph Robert Mayfield, 33
Joseph Robert "Joey" Mayfield, 33, of 217 Blackmon Road, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000.
Born Oct. 3, 1967, in Lancaster County, he was the son of Kenneth Rex Mayfield and Jean Stevens Kennington. 
He was employed as a logger with McClain Logging and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his father of Austin, Texas; his mother of Lancaster, two daughters, Elizabeth Mayfield and Katherine Mayfield, both of Lancaster; and a sister, Amanda Mayfield Brazzell of Lancaster.
Services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at Hartley Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Douglas Pate, with burial in Lancaster Memorial Park. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at Hartley Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Hwy. and other times at the home of his sister, Amanda M. Brazzell, 1789 Stevens Hill Road.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Charles C. Zimmerman, 69 
MULLINS ­ Charles C. "Zeke" Zimmerman, 69, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000.
Born Jan. 6, 1931, in Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Clinton Simpson and Mary Caskey Zimmerman and was married to Joyce Gordon Zimmerman.
He was a retired salesman and a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Zan Zimmerman Atteberry of Galivants Ferry; a son, Michael (Kristen) Clinton Zimmerman of Atlanta; a sister, Rosemary Zimmerman Watson of Lancaster; and a grandchild.
Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Oct. 21 at Mullins Presbyterian Church and conducted by the Revs. Jason Brewer and James Orr.
The family will receive friends at the Zimmerman home following the service.
Memorials may be made to Epworth Children's Home; P.O. Box 50466; Columbia, S.C. 29250 or to Pee Dee Academy; P.O. Box 449; Mullins, S.C. 29574.
Cox-Collins Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles Curtis Sr, 79 
MCBEE ­ Charles Curtis Sr, 79, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000.
Born in McBee, he was the son of the late John A. and Winifred Grant Curtis and was married to the late Doris Harrelson Curtis.
He was a member of McBee United Methodist Church, owner and operator of Curtis Supply Co. for 27 years and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Survivors include a son, Charles E. (Stacey) Curtis Jr. of Lancaster; a daughter, Karen J. (Steve) Skidgel of Greenville; and a sister, Georgia C. Horton of Florence.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Oct. 21 at McBee Cemetery and conducted by the Rev. Sterne Bolt.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home.

Lou Ella Deese, 89 
KERSHAW ­ Lou Ella Kennington Deese, 89, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000.
Born July 28, 1911, in Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the late Emanuel and Lou Robinson Kennington and was married to the late Oscar Tillman Deese. She was a member of New Haven Baptist Church.
Survivors include seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 17 at New Haven Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Robert Jeske and Mr. Ernest Stroud, with burial in Pleasant Plains Baptist Church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to New Haven Baptist Church; 9244 Taxahaw Road; Jefferson, S.C. 29718.

Charles Thomas Sellers 
Charles Thomas Sellers, 65, of 1699 Starmount Circle, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000.
Born Dec. 23, 1934, in Chesterfield, he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Julie Marie White Sellers and was married to Dorothy Howard Sellers.
He was a member of the Lancaster Church of God, a U.S. Marine Corp veteran and had retired from Duke Power Co. Construction.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Charles L. Sellers and Darrell E. Sellers both of Fort Lawn; a daughter, Mrs. Bobby (Cynthia) Lucas of Fort Lawn; three brothers, Billy Sellers of Elgin, Bobby Sellers and Mike Sellers, both of Camden; three sisters, Margie Christopher of Cave City, Ark., Dorothy Honeycutt of Lancaster and Mrs. Roger (Linda) Hannaman of Springfield, Va.; and five grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Lancaster Church of God, conducted by the Revs. Larry Sluder, Donald Hawkins and Lacy Jones, with burial in Lancaster Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Lancaster Church of God; Building Fund; 1437 Great Falls Hwy.; Lancaster, S.C. 29720.

Raymond Edward Bowling, 65 
KERSHAW ­ Raymond Edward Bowling, 65, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000.
Born Oct. 15, 1934, in Bedford Va., he was the son of the late Harry and Mary Emma Reed Bowling and was married to Nannie Ruth Roberts Bowling.
He was a member of Sand Hill Baptist Church and a retired U.S. Air Force veteran, having served 20 years.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mary (John) Curlee and Carol (Donny) Plumber, both of Newport News, Va. and Betty (Eddie) Evert of Yorktown, Va.; a step-daughter, Patty Rushing of Kershaw; a step-son, Hubert E. Adams Jr. of Kershaw; three brothers, Glenwood Bowling of Kershaw, Wayne Bowling of Ruther Glen, Va., and Rodney Bowling of Lenoir, N.C.; two sisters, Helen Terrell of Ruther Glen, Va. and Frances Daniel of Montpelier, Va.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.
Services were held Oct. 16 at Sand Hill Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Patrick J. Minihane and Gilliam "Butch" Gordon, with burial in Kershaw City cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Sand Hill Baptist Church; 6964 Bishopville Hwy.; Kershaw, S.C. 29067 or to the American Cancer Society; 128 Stonemark Lane; Westpark Plaza; Columbia, S.C. 29210.

Ruth Gardner Eldridge, 73 
LAKE WATEREE ­ Ruth Gardner Eldridge, 73, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000.
Born Dec. 1, 1926, in Great Falls, she was the daughter of the late Gettys and Susie Bagley Gardner and was married to John J. Eldridge.
She was a homemaker and member of Lake Wateree Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband; a son Elmer (Penny) Eldridge of Anderson, Ind.; a daughter, B. Starr Eldridge of Eugene, Ore.; three sisters, Mrs. Carl (Velma) Threatt of Columbia, Mrs. Bob (Josephine) Broughton of Lancaster, and Mrs. John (Peggy) Hinson of Palm Springs, Fla.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services were held Oct. 16 at Wateree Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Ron Gregory and Buford Hayes, with burial in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Wateree Baptist Church; 5856 River Road; Ridgeway, S.C. 29130.
Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home, Great Falls, was in charge.

Sybil Small Cole, 87 
ROCK HILL ­ Sybil Small Cole, 87, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000.
Born in Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mamie Sullivan Small and was married to the late Elton William Cole Sr.
She was a member of First ARP Church and was retired from Belk Department Store in sales.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol C. Stanley of Cherry Grove and Phyllis C. Williams of Rock Hill; a son, E. William Cole Jr. of Rock Hill; three sisters, Carolyn S. Shute, Betty S. Evans and Peggy S. Hilton, all of Lancaster; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Tuesday at Laurelwood Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Robert J. Robinson.
Memorials may be made to First ARP Church; 201 E. White St.; Rock Hill, 29730.

Lettie Lucille Carter Wall, 78 
Lettie Lucille Carter Wall, 78, of 1553 Winthrop Ave., died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000.
Born July 3, 1922, in Hemingway, she was the daughter of the late William Capus and Mary Ann Bolyn Carter and was married to Fred Albert Wall Jr. She was a member of High Point Free Will Baptist Church where she was a member of the Laborer's Together Sunday School class. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was retired from Springs Industries.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Fred A. "Ted" Wall III of Lancaster and William "Ed" Wall of Corpus Christi, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Mike (Vivian Haynes) of Lancaster and Mrs. Mary Wall "Angel" Tant of Fayetteville, N.C.; a brother, William G. Carter of Bonneau, S.C.; a sister, Mrs. Cindy Wilson of Fairfax, S.C.; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at High Point Free Will Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Dr. Stuart Snow, Curtis Cameron, Dr. Mike Haynes Sr., and Mike Haynes Jr., with burial in Lancaster Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to High Point Free Will Baptist Church; 2095 Great Falls Hwy.; Lancaster, S.C. 29720 or to Hospice of Lancaster; 800 W. Meeting St.; Lancaster, S.C. 29720.

Bobby Lee 'Bob' Williams, 67 
PAGELAND ­ Bobby Lee "Bob" Williams, 67, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000.
Born in Pageland, he was the son of the late J.D. and Thelma Carnes Williams and was married to Catherine D. Williams. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of Zion United Methodist Church and was a Springs Industries retiree.
Survivors include his wife of Pageland; a daughter, Reba Williams of Black Mountain, N.C.; four brothers, James Lewis (Margie) Williams, Loyd (Sybil) Williams, Norvard Williams, all of Pageland, and Mitchell (Mary) Williams of Lexington; and three sisters, Gladys (Bill) Broome, Carol (Fred) Broome, and Rachel (Harold) Outlaw, all of Pageland. Services were held Oct. 16 at Zion United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chesterfield County; P.O. Box 283; Chesterfield, S.C. 29709 or Zion United Methodist Church; Rt. 4 Box 40; Pageland, S.C. 29728.
Sutton Funeral Home was in charge.

Edith Horton Coates 
KERSHAW ­ Edith Horton Coates, 76, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000.
Born Sept. 24, 1924, in Kershaw, she was the daughter of the late Sidney Blondale Sr. and Ida Eliza West Horton and was married to the late Lemuel Clyde Coates.
She was a member of Shamrock Baptist Church and the adult women's Sunday School Class and a retiree of Skyline Ltd.
Survivors include four sons, Graham G. Coates, William E. Coates, and Porter Coates, all of Kershaw and Barry Coates of Lancaster; three brothers, Pascal Horton and Evans Horton, both of Bethune and Douglas Horton of Kershaw; two sisters, Mrs. Zula H. Fletcher of Kershaw and Mrs. Heyward (Dorothy) West of Bethune; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at Shamrock Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Odell Sullivan and Bill Morris, with burial in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Shamrock Baptist Church; 3573 Porter Road; Bethune, S.C. 29009.

Isaac Cauthen, 81 
Isaac Cauthen, 81, of 5238 Pleasant Plain Road, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000.
Born July 12, 1910 in Kershaw County, he was the son of the late Isaac Sr. and Bertha Edwards Cauthen and was married to the late Maggie Harris Cauthen.
He was a member of Pleasant Grove AME Zion Church No. 2, the Damascus Masonic Lodge No. 62, and was a Springs Industries retiree.
Survivors include four sons, Charles F. Cauthen of Independence, Mo., Isaac Lee Cauthen of Kershaw, Warren Cauthen of Lancaster, and Reginal Cauthen of Columbia; three daughters, Bobbie Jean Miller of Springfield, N.Y., Rebecca Shepard of Gladestone, Mo. and Iva Lee Drakeford of Heath Springs; four sisters, Ruth Mungo of Kershaw, Amanda Anthony of Charlotte, Betty Franklin of Piscataway, N.J. and Mary Cobbs of New Jersey.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove AME Zion Church No. 2, conducted by the Rev. James Streeter, with burial in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at Crawford Funeral Home.

Edith Mooney Stanton, 83 
RED SPRINGS, N.C. ­ Edith Mooney Stanton, 83, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000.
A native of Baker, Fla., she was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, James A. Mooney of Lancaster; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Trinity United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. J. Peter Belec, with burial in Alloway cemetery, Red Springs.
Crumpler Funeral Home is in charge.

Carla Ann Putnam Cobb, 45 
SHELBY, N.C. ­ Carla Ann Putnam Cobb, 45, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000.
A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of Clyde E. Putnam and the late Shirley Putnam and was married to Wesley E. Cobb.
She was a homemaker and a member of Christ the King Church. Survivors include her husband; her father; two sons, Christopher Cobb and Rodney Cobb, both of the home; a brother, Ernie (Clydie Faye Snipes) Putnam of Pageland, a step sister, Keesha Putnam of the home; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 17 at Christ the King Church, conducted by the Rev. Vernon Moore, with burial in Sunset cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Douglas Road Baptist Church; 1525 Douglas Road; Lancaster, S.C. 29720.
Cleveland Funeral Services was in charge.

Jeff Ferris Bowers, 72 
KERSHAW ­ Jeff Ferris Bowers, 72, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000.
Born Sept. 6, 1928, in Kershaw, he was the son of the late Jeffcoat and Ella Roseand Richardson Bowers and was married to Edith Deese Bowers.
He was a Springs Industries retiree.
Survivors include his wife; five brothers, Woodrow W. Bowers, Raymond O. Bowers, David B. Bowers, and William L. Bowers all of Kershaw, and Randolph Bowers of Heath Springs; two sisters, Mrs. Gary (Ann) Bowers of Kershaw and Mrs. Charles (Jean) Ray of Bethune.
Services will be 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel, conducted by the Revs. Hugh McKinney and Jimmy Hogsed, with burial in Kershaw City cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. this evening at Cauthen Funeral Home, Kershaw Chapel, and other times at the home of Ann and Gary Bowers, 421 Bethune St. in Kershaw.

Jossie Scott Trimnal, 63 
SWANSEA ­ Jossie Scott Trimnal, 63, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Dewey Wakeford and Edna Faile Scott and was married to the late Alvin Ross Trimnal.
Survivors include a daughter, Wanda T. (Tony) Ellis of Sumter; a son, Randy Trimnal; two sisters, Bernice Hill and Ruth Mackey, both of Lancaster; two brothers, Rowland Scott of Lancaster and Dewey Scott of Fla.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at Mizpah Baptist Church cemetery, Lee County, conducted by the Rev. Lloyd Brewer.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at Thompson Funeral Home, West Columbia.

Louis Lee Brown, 57 
HEATH SPRINGS ­ Louis Lee Brown, 57, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000.
Born June 2, 1943, in Kershaw County, he was the son of Mamie Brown and the late Charlie Massey and was married to Mary Frances Belton Brown. He was a member of Parker Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board and was self employed.
Survivors include his wife; his mother; two daughters, Adrina Brown and Anita Brown both of Heath Springs; and a brother, Grover Brown of Kershaw.
Services will be 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at Parker Baptist Church, Camden, conducted by the Rev. Walter Allen, with burial in the church cemetery.

Debra Cagle, 39 
Debra Cagle, 39, of 2258 White Pine Court, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000.
Born Nov. 21, 1960, in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late William "Bill" Cagle and Mary Louise Snipes Cagle.
She was a member of Liberty Free Will Baptist Church and was employed by Nature's Corner Greenhouses.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Sandy Harkey and Pam Cagle, both of Lancaster. Services will be 1 p.m. Oct. 16 at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Tim Larrimore, Dr. Stuart Snow and Mickey Boykin, with burial in Lancaster Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 15 at Cauthen Funeral Home, Lancaster Chapel, and other times at 2258 White Pines Court.
Memorials may be made to Liberty Free Will Baptist Church; Building Fund; P.O. Box 2094; Lancaster, S.C. 29721.


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