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Michelle Banks
ROCK HILL - Miss Michelle Ann Banks, 29, of 1705 Bird St., Rock Hill, formerly of Chester, died Monday, Dec. 29, 1997 at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. today at Friendship Baptist Church in Chester, with the Rev. W.E. Page officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
She was a Chester County native and was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her father, Joe W. Banks of Chester; her mother, Mary Louise Feaster Banks of Knoxville, Tenn.; her foster mother, Clara C. Hardin of Chester; two brothers, John W. Banks of Chester and Jimmy Lee Banks of Allendale; four sisters, Janice B. Dunifer, Vickie Banks and Wanda Hayes, all of Chester, and Teresa Feister of Knoxville, Tenn.; and her foster sister, Montoya D. Hardin of Chester.
The family will receive friends at the home of Vicki Banks, 1345 Old York Road, Chester.
The body will lie in state at the church today, beginning at 1 p.m.
Denton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Beasley
ANDERSON - Mr. James Bobby "J.B." Beasley, 69, of 167 Cindy Drive died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at Anderson Area Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McDougald Funeral Home. Burial will be at New Silverbrook Cemetery.
Born in Pelzer, Mr. Beasley was retired from BASF Fiber Products. He served in the U.S. Navy and was of the Pentecostal faith.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley Toney Beasley of the home; three sons, Richard Beasley of Starr, Michael "Mickey" Beasley of Anderson and Timothy Beasley of Easley; five daughters, Yvonne B. Lamb of Westminster, Marie B. Morgan of Rock Hill, Tonya Beasley, Misty Beasley and Mandy Beasley, all of Anderson; two stepsons, James Moore and Robbie Moore, both of Anderson; his stepdaughter, Debbie Moore of Anderson; his mother, Gertrude Smith Beasley of Anderson; three brothers, Houston Beasley, Bill Beasley and Kenneth Beasley, all of Anderson; two sisters, JoAnn Rumsey and Jean Arnold, both of Anderson; his first wife, Lenore Beasley of Westminster; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home.
McDougald Funeral Home is in charge.

Zana Bomar
SIMPSONVILLE - Mrs. Zana C. Bomar, 61, of 306 Lancelot Drive died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998.
The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Rocky Creek Baptist Church. Burial will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Born in Rock Hill, Mrs. Bomar was a member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church, where she was involved in the Lydia Sunday school class and the hand bell choir.
Surviving are her husband, George E. Bomar of the home; four daughters, Donna D'Andrea and Terri Spears, both of Fountain Inn, Mary Bomar of Greenville and Karen Bomar of the home; her father, Marion Sanders Campbell of Rock Hill; three brothers, Marion S. Campbell Jr. of Plano, Texas, Thomas G. Campbell of Williamsburg, Va., and Paul L. Campbell of San Diego; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at The Mackey Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rocky Creek Baptist Church, 1801 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC 29607 or to the Cancer Society of Greenville County, 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville, SC 29605.

James Bradford
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Mr. James McLure Bradford, 90, of 6954 Springlake Drive died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at First Doctor's Hospital.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Barron Funeral Home in Chester, with the Rev. Randell V. Green officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Fort Lawn.
Born in Chester, Mr. Bradford was a retired pipe fitter with Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Company. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus.
Surviving are his wife, Helen B. Bradford; his daughter, Jean Bradford Hare of Columbus; three sisters, Elizabeth Mills of Fort Mill, Mattie May Way of Sumter and Mildred Halfacre of Rock Hill; his half-sister, Agnes Harison of Great Falls; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Barron Funeral Home in Chester.

Rose Carter
ROCK HILL - Rose A. Carter, 33, of 421 S. Jones St. died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Cora Lee Horton
KERSHAW - Mrs. Cora Lee Gaskins Horton, 89, of 1029 W. C. Gandy Road died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at Springdale Village in Camden.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Abney Baptist Church, with the Revs. Mendle Baker and Larry Plyler officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in Westville, Mrs. Horton was a member of Abney Baptist Church where she had been a GA Leader, Sunday school teacher and had been recognized for 30 years of perfect church attendance.
Surviving are two daughters, Bobbie Huggins and Elinor Gandy, both of Kershaw; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Abney Baptist Church, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, 3706 Roberts Road, Kershaw, SC 29067.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Ashley Humphrey
COLUMBIA--Miss Ashley Erin Humphrey, 17, of 7822 Pinelake Road died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at Richland Memorial Hospital.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Frances Burnes United Methodist Church in Columbia, with the Rev. Mack McClam officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Columbia.
Born in Augusta, Ga., she was a junior at Richland Northeast High School, and was a member of Frances Burnes United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Albert Humphrey Jr., of the home; two sisters, Alyson Humphrey of Atlanta, and Alyssa Humphrey of Tallahassee, Fla.; one brother, Albert Humphrey III, of the home; paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Albert Humphrey Sr. of Columbia; maternal grandparents Alyce Wadsworth of Columbia and Willie Wadsworth of Cheraw.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight in Leevy's Funeral Home Chapel, Columbia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 3608 Landmark Drive, Suite C, Columbia, SC, and the American Diabetes Association.
Gore's Funeral Home in Chester is in charge of local arrangements.

Andrew Loveless
BLACKSBURG - Mr. Andrew "Mike" Loveless, 63, of Kings Mountain National Military Park died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby, N.C.
A funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Mission of Kings Mountain, with the Rev. Carl E. Kaltreider officiating. Burial will be at Clingman's Memorial Garden.
Born in Chicago, Mr. Loveless worked for the National Park Service for 39 years and was superintendent of Kings Mountain National Military Park since 1976. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Mission. He was a member of the Marine Corp Reserve and served an active duty tour from 1952-55 during the Korean Conflict. He was the widower of Dorothy J. "Dottie" Thompson Loveless.
Surviving are his son, Chris Loveless of Blacksburg; his daughter, Cathy Teasley of Shelby, N.C.; his half-sister, Justine Smith of Darien, Ill.; and his grandson.
A Rosary Service will be 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, and the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. after the service.

Connie Mabry
CATAWBA - Mr. Connie "Mack" Mabry, 65, of 1199 Rainbow Circle died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Daren L. Russell officiating.
Born in High Point, N.C., Mr. Mabry was a 1950 graduate of Fort Mill High School and a 1954 graduate of Clemson University. He was a retired engineer. He was in the Clemson ROTC program and a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He worked for Northrop Corporation, in Thousand Oaks, Calif., where he was an engineer with the Apollo 13 program. He also worked with Dupont, Burlington Industries and Springs Industries. He was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder.
Surviving are his son, Matthew Kevin Mabry of Philadelphia, Pa.; his stepmother, Lula Mabry Cooke of Rock Hill; his sister, Nancy Mabry Cooke of Rock Hill; and his half-brother, Ronnie Mabry of Spartanburg.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Greene Funeral Home and other times at the home of his sister, 1904 Nations Ford Road.
Memorials may be made to Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 1571 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730. Clora Martin SMYRNA - Mrs. Clora B. Martin, 89, of 1361 McGill Highway, Smyrna, died Friday, Jan. 2 at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill
Arrangements will be by White Columns Funeral Service in Blacksburg.

Velma Martin
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Velma Rome Martin, 73, of 1632 E. Lakewood Road died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at her home.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Greene Funeral Home. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
Born in Lutcher, La., Mrs. Martin was a homemaker and a member of Lakewood Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Lee C. Martin Sr.; two sons, Lee C. "Sonny" Martin Jr. of Rock Hill and Tim J. Martin of Catawba; her daughter, Jennie M. Gamble of Rock Hill; two brothers, Lester Rome and C. J. Rome, both of Lutcher, La.; two sisters, Olga Lambert of Gramcery, La., and Viola Babin of Lutcher, La.; her stepmother, Teresa Rome of Lutcher, La.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Greene Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

David McClurkin
CHESTER - Mr. David Horace McClurkin, 34, of Atlanta, formerly of Chester and Long Island, N.Y., died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1997 at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Baptist Church, Halseville community, with the Rev. George Lowry officiating, and the Rev. J. Heath assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in Long Beach, N.Y., Mr. McClurkin was a salesman, a member of Holy Trinity Baptist Church in Amityville, N.Y., and a graduate of Copiaque High School in New York. He attended Farmingdale SUNY College where he was a basketball player.
Surviving are his wife, Sandra McClurkin; three daughters, Nina, Nadia and Nia McClurkin, all of Atlanta; his parents, Willie James McClurkin Sr. and Odessa P. McClurkin of Amityville, N.Y.; three brothers, Frederick McClurkin of Atlanta, Calvart McClurkin of Los Angeles, Calif., and Willie Jay McClurkin of Long Island, N.Y.; and two sisters, Laverne Price of Copiaque, N.Y., and Lavanina McClurkin of Atlanta.
The family will receive friends at the home of Azelee Springs, Nelson Street, Chester.
Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Jessie Mae Nance
YORK - Mrs. Jessie Mae Castle Nance, 87, of Meadowhaven Nursing Center, formerly of 282 Fairview Circle, died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at Meadowhaven.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Annie Ormand
LANCASTER - Mrs. Annie Bernice Thompson Ormand of 800 Chesterfield Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Glenn Strickland and Gary Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.
A Lancaster County native, Mrs. Ormand was retired from Springs Industries and attended University Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Kenneth Eugene Ormand of the home; two sons, John Kenneth Dobson of Salisbury, N.C., and Mickey W. Dodson of Lancaster; three daughters, Joyce Taylor, Peggy Knight and Jenny Huey, all of Lancaster; four stepsons, Kenneth E. Ormand Jr. of Columbia, Bernard Joe "Bennie" Ormand of San Ramon, Calif., Richard John Ormand of Lancaster and Mitchell Lee Ormand of Walhalla; 10 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to University Baptist Church, 509 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Eva Revels
CHESTER - Mrs. Eva Estes Gilmer Revels, 87, of Radcliff Road died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at Chester County Nursing Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Saluda Street Church of God, with the Rev. Dennis E. Reid officiating, and the Revs. Hubert Orvin and Barry Howell assisting. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
Born in Monroe, N.C., Mrs. Revels was retired from Springs Industries and was a charter member of Saluda Street Church of God.
Surviving are her husband, Mathew J. Revels; two sons, Ronald Gilmer of Columbia and Charles Gilmer of Chester; three daughters, Margie Head and Frances Gheens, both of Chester, and Doris Black of Fort Lawn; her sister, Lottie Green of Fort Lawn; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wright's Funeral Home.

Jake Sanders
LANCASTER - Mr. Jake LaMar Sanders, 26, of 883 Hampton-Grace Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at his home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Revs. Brooks Walker and Karl Burnsdorff officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.
A Lancaster native, Mr. Sanders was a member of Reformation Lutheran Church and was employed by Control Services of Rock Hill.
Surviving are his wife, Dessie Hodge Sanders; his parents, Joe Lee and Martha McManus Sanders of Lancaster; his brother, Dean Sanders of Lancaster; his sister, Regina Dobson of Lancaster; and his maternal grandparents, James and Clara Funderburk of Fort Lawn.
The family will receive friends at the home of his parents, 1600 Maplewood Ave.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Colony of Mercy, 1675 Bethel Colony Road, Lenior, NC 28645.

Randall Turner
LANCASTER - Mr. Randall Buren "R.B." Turner, 68, of 3177 Camp Creek Road died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Camp Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Cecil N. Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in Simpsonville, the Rev. Turner was a graduate of North Greenville College and Furman University. He was a member of Camp Creek Baptist Church and was a retired Baptist minister. He served at Lakewood Baptist Church in Kannapolis, N.C., Bethel Baptist Church in Campobello, Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church in Laurens, Camp Creek Baptist Church in Lancaster, Parkway Baptist Church in Chester, Emmanuel Baptist Church in Rock Hill and Malvern Hill Baptist Church in Camden. He also served in the Navy.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Farr Turner of Lancaster; three sons, Keith Turner of Landis, N.C., Glenn Turner of China Grove, N.C., and Gregory Turner of Rock Hill; two sisters, Irene Vaughn and Josephine Strickland both of Greer; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight.
Memorials may be made to Camp Creek Baptist Church hymnal fund, 998 Potter Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.
Mahaffey Funeral Home is in charge.

Jack Carroll
ROCK HILL - Mr. Jack Carroll of 547 Liberty St. died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

Merdice Dumas
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Ms. Merdice Stinson Dumas, formerly of Fort Lawn, died Thursday, Jan.1, 1998, at Brookdale Hospital.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home in Chester.

David Gaither
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Mr. David Gaither, formerly of Great Falls, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, in Brooklyn.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls.

Kerney Howell III
ROCK HILL - Kerney Howell III, the infant son of Kerney Howell II and Barbara C. Knightner Howell of 285-F South Herlong Ave., died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. John Brown officiating.
Surviving are his parents; three sisters, Brittany Peters, Chelsey Howell and Kelsey Howell, all of the home; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kerney Howell of Rock Hill; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Barber Knightner of Rock Hill.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Rosa Hydrick
FORT MILL - Mrs. Rosa Hydrick, 92, of 1182 Heritage Court died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at her home.
Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Unity Cemetery. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Unity Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Daniel Holloway Jr. and the Rev. Ray Mohrmann officiating.
A native of Waterloo, Mrs. Hydrick was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church. She was retired from Richland 1 school district's finance department. She was a charter member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Althea Garden Club and the Business and Professional Woman's Club.
Surviving are two daughters, Rosemary Ellis and Jerry Brady, both of Fort Mill; her sister, J.B. Funderburk of Charleston; three grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

John Marthers
CHARLOTTE - Mr. John Wesley Marthers, 64, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McEwen Charlotte Chapel, with Dr. Charles Foushee officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Charlotte.
Mr. Marthers was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church and West Gate Masonic Lodge No. 738 A.F. & A.M. He served in the National Guard in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy Marthers; his son, David M. Marthers of Denver, N.C.; two daughters, Sherry M. Finley of Rock Hill and Angie M. Rowlette of Charlotte; three sisters, Ella Mae Bland, Thelma Turner and Mickey Dominy; and 10 grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at McEwen Funeral Service.
Memorials may be made to Ridgeview Baptist Church, 7700 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28214.

Oscar McCall
CLOVER - Mr. Oscar Berry McCall, 83, formerly of Clover died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. William K. Neely officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.
Mr. McCall was a member of Clover First Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his brother, N.P. "Shorty" McCall of Clover; and two sisters, Bertha Loner of Blythewood and Dean Miller of Clover.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Clover First Presbyterian Church, 202 Kings Mountain St., Clover, SC 29710.

Ralph Allen
LANCASTER - Mr. Ralph T. Allen, 63, died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Unity Cemetery in Fort Mill, with the Rev. Dennis Buchanan officiating.
A Sharon native, Mr. Allen was a retired electrician. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was of the Church of God faith.
Surviving are his wife, Lois Allen of Clover and his sister, Thelma Allen Burris of Rock Hill.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his sister, 455 E. Border Road, Rock Hill.

Jeanette Baker
LANCASTER - Mrs. Jeanette Phillips Baker, 86, of 430 Providence Road died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at First ARP Church, with the Rev. Gilbert Rowell and Dr. Roy Beckham officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.
A Lancaster county native, Mrs. Baker was a homemaker. She was a member of First ARP Church and its Nannie Millen Circle. She was a former St. Luke Girl Scout Troop co-leader. She was a charter and lifetime member of Antioch Chapter 291 Order of Eastern Star, had served as worthy matron, held project chair positions for the Grand Chapter of South Carolina and was the grand representative to Colorado for the Grand Chapter of South Carolina.
Surviving are her husband, R. Brooks Baker of Lancaster; two sons, James Brooks Baker of Mint Hill, N.C., and Reid Hamilton Baker of Lancaster; three brothers, Clyde R. Phillips of Heath Springs, Stephen F. Phillips Jr. of Winter Park, Fla., and David C. Phillips of Florence; four sisters, Marion Shearer, Lillian Crenshaw, Clovis Steele and Ethel Morton, all of Lancaster; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home of Reid Baker, 1136 West Manor Drive, Lancaster.
Memorials may be made to First ARP Church, 701 N. Main St., Lancaster, SC 29720.
Mahaffey Funeral Home is in charge.

Deborah Blake
YORK - Mrs. Deborah Blake, 42, of 504 California Circle died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Beasley Funeral Home.

Jack Carroll
ROCK HILL - Mr. Jack L. Carroll, 71, of 547 Liberty St. died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Park Baptist Church, with the Rev. Eddie Ramsey officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
A York County native, Mr. Carroll was the former owner and operator of Dixie Chemical Co. for 30 years. He was a member of Park Baptist Church for 30 years, past commander of the American Legion, and a member of the Legion's Forty and Eight Club, the VFW and the York County Fair Association. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his wife, Bobbie Jean Carroll; his daughter, Lisa Carroll of Rock Hill; and his brother, Ted Carroll of Rock Hill.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Park Baptist Church, 717 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Arthur Knox
CHESTER - Mr. Arthur N. Knox, 34, of 124 1/2 McClure St. died Monday, Jan. 5, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home.

Vanessa McDonald
LANCASTER - Mrs. Vanessa Woods McDonald, 24, of 1757 Baker St. died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Frank Lybrand officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.
Mrs. McDonald was a Lancaster County native.
Surviving are her husband, Jerry C. McDonald; her son, Timothy Scott Steele Jr.; three daughters, Kimberly June Steele, Kayla Renea McDonald and Hannah Kay McDonald, all of Lancaster; her parents, Chivers Woods Jr. and Linda Helms Woods, both of Lancaster; two brothers, Anthony Eugene Woods and T.J. Woods, both of Lancaster; and her sister, Candy Blackmon of Lancaster.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home.

Christine Melton
FORT MILL - Mrs. Christine Blackwell Melton, 55, of 1975 Ripplerock Road died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, at her home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Glenrock Baptist Church. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
Born in Cherokee, N.C., Mrs. Melton was a homemaker and a member of Glenrock Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Barney Ray Melton of Fort Mill; her son, Timothy Ray Melton of Fort Mill; two daughters, Debra Lynn Melton Spivey and Brenda Kay Melton Spivey, both of Fort Mill; her brother, Edward Blackwell of Fort Mill; three sisters, Jeanette Worley of Greer, and Madeline Blackwell and Mildred Neal, both of Fort Mill; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to York County Hospice, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Jessie Mae Nance
YORK - Mrs. Jessie Mae Castle Nance, 87, of Meadow Haven Specialty Care and Rehabilitation Center, formerly of 282 Fairview Circle, died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998.
Burial was at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Nance was a member of Mount Zion FBH Church in York.
Surviving are two sons, Ruben Nance of Clover and Robert Nance Jr. of Gastonia, N.C.; four sisters, the Rev. Mozelle Castle and Ida Bell Caldwell, both of York, Lee Bell Garvin of Washington, D.C., and Lizzie Castle of Bronx, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grand children.
Wright Funeral Home was in charge.

Daniel Pettus
FORT MILL - Mr. Daniel Newton Pettus, 95, of 107 Patterson St. died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Saint John United Methodist Church of Fort Mill, with the Revs. Taylor Campbell and Joe Tysinger officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.
A Lancaster County native, Mr. Pettus was a lifelong member of Saint John United Methodist Church of Fort Mill where he was a member of the Men's Bible Class. He retired as a machine operator with Springs Industries Fort Mill Plant. He was an avid player at the Fort Mill Golf Club, a past president of the Leroy Springs Senior Citizen's Club and a master gardener.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret Lancaster Holcomb Pettus of Fort Mill; two sons, Thomas Odell Pettus of Fort Mill and Harold Edward Pettus of Charlotte; two stepsons, David Holcomb of Fort Mill and Carroll Holcomb of Rock Hill; his stepdaughter, Maxine H. Maggart of Fort Mill; two sisters, Blanche Carter of Anderson and Juanita Stewart of Lancaster County; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Saint John United Methodist Church building fund, 130 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Deborah Blake
YORK - Mrs. Deborah Beverly Blake, 42, of 504 California Circle died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Gold Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Blake officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the church.
Beasley Funeral Home is in charge.

James Burrell
ROCK HILL - Mr. James Ray Burrell, 75, of 2428 Catawba Church Road died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at Mercy Hospital South.
The funeral will be private.
A Rock Hill native, Mr. Burrell was a retiree of J.P. Stevens Co. and a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church. He was a Marine, a World War II veteran, and an avid fisherman. He was the widower of Evelyn Faile Burrell.
Surviving are his son, David Ray Burrell of Concord, N.C.; two daughters, Anita Burrell of Indian Trail, N.C., and Joy Strait of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the home.
Memorials may be made to Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 2697 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29730.
Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Gracie Carter
CLOVER - Mrs. Gracie Simpson Carter of 938 St. Paul Church Road died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home in York.

Merdice Dumas
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Mrs. Merdice Stinson Dumas, 64, of 20 St. Paw Court died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Ezell AME Zion Church in Fort Lawn, with the Rev. William N. Long officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Formerly of Fort Lawn, Mrs. Dumas was a member of Union Ezell AME Zion Church. She was a salesperson at a furniture company in Brooklyn. She attended Chester County public schools.
Surviving are her husband, Edward Dumas of Brooklyn; her brother, James Stinson of Columbus, Ohio; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home of her niece Romona Brown, 5611 Renardo Road, Fort Lawn.
The body will be placed in the church at noon Saturday.
King's Funeral Home is in charge.

David Gaither
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Mr. David Gaither, formerly of Great Falls, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, in Brooklyn.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Camp Welfare AME Zion Church in Winnsboro, with the Rev. Stuirdiviant officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Gaither was a member of Camp Welfare AME Zion Church. He was retired from working for the city of Brooklyn.
Surviving are his wife, Irene Gaither; five children; three brothers, James Gaither of Waterbury, Conn., Joe L. Gaither of Brooklyn and Heyward Gaither of Great Falls; his sister, Ruth Jones of Brooklyn; and 15 grandchildren.
The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. today.
Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls is in charge.

Myrtle Hope
YORK - Mrs. Myrtle Baber Hope, 79, of 7 S. Pacific Ave. Apt. 7-A died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at York Funeral Home, with the Rev. Lee Phillips officiating. Burial will be at Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church cemetery.
A York County native, Mrs. Hope was a retired winder with Cannon Mills. She was a member of Philadelphia United Methodist Church and was the widow of Boyd Hope.
Surviving are two sons, Johnny Hope of York and Richard Hope of Blacksburg; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at York Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to York Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 644, York, SC 29745.

James Kelly
YORK - Mr. James Andrew Kelly, 91, of 411 E. Liberty St. died Wednesday, January 7, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by York Funeral Home.

Mary Lehman
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Catherine Lehman, 88, of 1915 Ebenezer Road, formerly of Hyndman, Pa., died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at White Oak Manor.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Harvey H. Ziegler Funeral Home in Hyndman, Penn. Burial will be at Hyndman Cemetery in Hyndman, Penn.
Born in Meyersdale, Penn., Mrs. Lehman was a retired bookkeeper. She was a member of First Church of Christ and Eastern Star. She was the widow of Paul Eugene Lehman.
Surviving are her daughter-in-law, Janet B. Lehman of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., prior to the funeral service, at Harvey H. Ziegler Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Christ, Hyndman, PA 15545.
Greene Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Wallace Price
GREAT FALLS - Mr. Wallace Clyde Price, 83, of 6235 Richburg Road died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at his home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Heath Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in Chester, Mr. Price was retired from J.P. Stevens Co. He was a World War II Army veteran. He attended Great Falls schools and Heath Chapel United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret Baker Price; his son, Thomas Marion Price of Lancaster; his daughter, Marilyn Yvonne Bowen of Great Falls; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to York County Hospice, 325 S. Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Robert Sadler
YORK - Mr. Robert Perry Sadler, 88, of 466 Shiloh Road died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Tirzah Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. James Gable officiating. Burial will be at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church cemetery in Rock Hill.
A York County native, Mr. Sadler was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. He was a member of Tirzah Presbyterian Church, where he was a deacon, elder and Sunday school teacher. He was a member of the American Legion and was a World War II Army veteran.
Surviving is his sister, Mary Elizabeth Harper of Monroe, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at York Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his niece Becky Kelly, 466 Shiloh Road.
Memorials may be made to Tirzah Presbyterian Church building fund, 180 Tirzah Road, York, SC 29745.

Euree Sistare
LANCASTER - Mrs. Euree Carnes Sistare, 91, of Myrtle Beach died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at Grand Strand Regional Hospital in Myrtle Beach.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, with the Revs. Ron Gregory and James Rodden officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.
Born in Lancaster, Mrs. Sistare was a member of Glenwood Heights Baptist Church and was retired from Springs Industries. She was the widow of James Tim Sistare.
Surviving are her daughter, Mildred Rodden of Myrtle Beach; two brothers, C.B. Carnes of Surfside Beach and Paul C. Carnes of Lancaster; two sisters, Grace King of Charlotte and Sara McClellan of Winston-Salem; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Eloise Cunningham, 3478 Heyward Hough Road.
Memorials may be made to Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, 600 Nichols Road, Lancaster, SC 29720 or to Surfside Baptist Church, Cherry Street, Surfside Beach, SC 29577.

Hazel Suggs
MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Mrs. Hazel Haynes Suggs, 63, of 671 Patterson Road died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Neill Funeral Home, with the Rev. Craig Seaford officiating. Burial will be at Iredell Memorial Gardens.
Born in Rutherford County, Mrs. Suggs was a housewife. She was the widow of Sidney Suggs.
Surviving are her son, Phillip Suggs of York; two daughters, Ethel Suggs and Ruth Suggs, both of Mooresville; her sister, Peggy Lowery of Caoleen, N.C.; and six grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Iredell County, P.O. Box 822, Statesville, NC 28687.

Loy Weir
BLACKSTOCK - Mr. Loy Whiteside Weir, 91, of 1486 Hopewell Church Road died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at his home.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Hopewell ARP Church, with the Rev. James D. McLurkin officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in Chester County, Mr. Weir graduated from Blackstock High School and attended Erskine College. He was employed with Borden's Inc. for 30 years. He was a lifelong member, elder and deacon at Hopewell ARP Church.
Surviving are his wife, Leecy M. Weir; and his sister, Lillian Weir of Blackstock.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Barron Funeral Home.


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