Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Marion Adkins

ROCK HILL - Mr. Marion Ervin Adkins, 86, of 350 Pickens St. died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Tony Dick officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Born in York County, Mr. Adkins was a welder at Rock Hill Body Co. and was a lifetime member and elder at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. He was a Shriner and a member of Masonic Lodge No. 111.

Surviving is his brother, Bill Adkins 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 the Bethesda Presbyterian Church cemetery fund, 1840 McConnells Highway, York, SC 29745.

Gerald Beck Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Gerald "Jerry" Leon Beck Sr., 57, of 1908 Reservation Road died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Catawba Ward, with Bishop Pieter Reynders officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Beck was a retired industrial insulator. He was a Navy veteran, a member of Frank Roach American Legion Post 34, Asbestos Local No. 72 in Greensboro, N.C., and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Catawba Ward. Mr. Beck was the son of Margaret Helen Canty Beck and the late Samuel J. Beck.

Surviving in addition to his mother are three sons, Randall Scott Beck and Gerald L. Beck Jr., both of Rock Hill, and Tony L. Beck of Columbia; two brothers, Samuel M. Beck and Roderick N. Beck, both of Rock Hill; two sisters, Phyllis B. Williams of Rock Hill and Shasta B. Troxel of Richland Center, Wis.; three grandchildren; and his companion, Debbie McCormick of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Richard Blackburn Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Richard Blackburn Jr., 80, of 2211 Farlow St. died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, at his home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Word is Life Temple, with the Rev. Dr. Michael Spenser officiating and the Rev. Jason Jenkins assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Blackburn was employed for 25 years at Leake & Watts Children's Home in Yonkers, N.Y., as a maintenance man. He was a member of Rainbow Higher Dimension, where he was a deacon. He attended New York public schools.

Surviving are his wife, Viola B. Blackburn; two daughters, Elzina Pickett of Hawley, Pa., and Gwendolyn Housey of Yonkers; and six grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 6 tonight at Parker Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Solid Rock Going Forth Ministries and at other times at the home.

The body will be placed in the church at noon Friday.

Theadora Dabney

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Theadora "Teddy" Dabney, 72, of 791 Rabun Lane died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Sollie Hicks and the Rev. Ray Long officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Winchester, Va., Mrs. Dabney was the daughter of the late Ernest and Nora Smallwood McIntyre. She retired from the quality control department of Hoechst Celanese after 37 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and Royal Ambassadors and Girls in Action director. She was a past member of the PTA at Northside Elementary School.

Surviving are her husband, Leroy C. Dabney Sr.; two sons, Leroy C. Dabney of Fort Mill and Frank S. Dabney of Charleston; two daughters, Dianna Helfrich of Greenwood and Margaret D. Johnson of Rock Hill; two brothers, Eugene McIntyre of Virginia Beach, Va., and Richard McIntyre of Winchester, Va.; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Forward by Faith Building Fund, 215 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Crayton Foster

YORK - Mr. Crayton Luther "Boe" Foster, 66, of 3437 Hands Mill Road died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mount Paran Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. Darrell Revels officiating.

A native of Cherokee County, Mr. Foster was the son of the late Tom and Entes Padgett Foster. He was a member of Mount Paran Baptist Church in Blacksburg.

Surviving are his son, Crayton L. "Boe" Foster Jr. of Blacksburg; his daughter, Tonnie F. Fowler of Gaffney; two sisters, Grace F. Wilson of Blacksburg and Frances F. Runyan of Earl, N.C.; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends after the service and at other times at the home of his daughter, 123 Shrine Club Road, Gaffney, and at the home of his sister, 360 White's Farm Road, Blacksburg.

Memorials may be made to Mount Paran Baptist Church parsonage fund, 105 Mount Paran Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702.

White Columns Funeral Service in Blacksburg is in charge.

Addie Griffin

FORT MILL - Mrs. Addie Rodgers Griffin, 97, of 7669 Charlotte Highway died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Matthews, N.C.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Friday at Belair United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Bob Dunn and Bert Watson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mrs. Griffin was the daughter of the late William J. and Eudosia Perry Rodgers. She was the widow of Marshall Oley Griffin. A homemaker, she was a lifetime member of Belair United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crafts, painting, gardening and fishing.

Surviving are her son, Olin Griffin of Floyd, Va.; her daughter, Joyce McGuirt of Fort Mill; her brother, Carl Rodgers of Mineral Springs, N.C.; three sisters, Bess Pettus and Alta Howie, both of Fort Mill, and Florence Earnhardt of Monroe, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the home.

Memorials may be made to Belair United Methodist Church, 8095 Shelley Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Frankie Jenkins

GREENWOOD - Mrs. Frankie Stewart Jenkins, 85, formerly of Clover, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at National Health Care Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Memory Gardens in Filbert, with the Rev. Paul Hutchinson officiating.

A native of York County, Mrs. Jenkins was the daughter of the late John P. and Emma Boyd Stewart. She was a graduate of Clover High School, a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Easley. She was the widow of Ervin Jenkins.

Surviving are her son, the Rev. Larry Jenkins of Greenwood; two daughters, Judy Edwards of Easley and Hilda Rickenbaker of Summerville; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Harley Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her son, the Rev. Larry Jenkins, 1010 Heathwood Drive.

Memorials may be sent to Main Street United Methodist Church Relief Fund, Greenwood.

M. Edward Latham

DELMAR, Del. - Mr. Monroe Edward "Ed" Latham, 60, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del.

Burial was at Delaware Veterans Cemetery in Bear, Del.

A native of York County, Mr. Latham was the son of William M. Latham and the late Helen R. Latham. He was a retired truck driver and veteran of the Air Force. He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association.

Surviving in addition to his father are his son, Scott A. Latham of Seaford, Del.; three daughters, Lynette Brittingham of Snow Hill, Md., Tammy Harmon of Berlin, Md., and Lisa Higginboth of Brooklyn, Conn.; his sister, Faye Smith of Rock Hill; and six grandchildren.

Short Funeral Home was in charge.

Flora Neal

MANHATTAN, N.Y. - Mrs. Flora Neal of 200 W. 147th St. died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at her home.

Arrangements will be announced by Christopher King's Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road, Chester.

The family will be at the home of her niece, Ella Mae Reno, 147 Loomis St.

Brian Nelson

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Brian Conley Nelson, 24, died Monday, Feb. 22, 1999, in Chicago.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lowe-DeBord Funeral Home, 4715 Margaret Wallace Road.

Mr. Nelson was the son of Conley Edward and Marsha Yandle Nelson of Charlotte.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his brother, Randy E. Nelson of Rock Hill; his fiancee, Elizabeth Steinfels of Chicago; his grandfather, Samuel Yandle of Rock Hill; and his great-grandfather, Fred Broome of Charlotte.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lowe-DeBord Funeral Home.

Mildred Sims

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mildred McCloud Sims of 837 Lucas St. Apt. 104 died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home.

Arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Leacost Small

CHESTER - Mr. Leacost Small, 100, of Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of West Lacey Street, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at the nursing center.

The family will receive friends at 111 Memorial Drive.

Arrangements will be announced by Denton Funeral Home. 

Mary Barnette

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Lena Jones Barnette of 214 Clinton Ave. died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be noon Saturday at Mount Hebron Baptist Church, with the Rev. L.L. Robertson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Barnette was a native of York County. She was a member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Cecil Roscoe Barnette; two sons, Calvin Barnette and Frankie Barnette, both of Rock Hill; her daughter, Louise Barnette of Atlanta; her stepdaughter, Selena Massey of Rock Hill; two grandchildren, one of whom she reared, Adrian Barnette of Rock Hill; and four step-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Luther Childers

HICKORY GROVE - Mr. Luther Childers, 80, of 2028 Wilkerson Road died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at York Funeral Home, with the Rev. Olivene Martin officiating and the Rev. Donald Childers assisting. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

A native of York County, Mr. Childers was the son of the late John and Rachel Childers. He was a retired loom fixer from Cannon Mills Inc. He was a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtle Humphries Childers; three sons, Larry Childers and Michael Childers, both of York, and Joey Childers of Hickory Grove; his daughter, Pat C. Krepps of York; his stepson, Gary N. Childers of Spartanburg; two stepdaughters, Dorothy Ann Stewart of Hickory Grove and Billie Jean Childers of Spartanburg; his brother, Mason Childers of Lockhart; his sister, Ella C. Crocker of Pineville; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at York Funeral Home.

James Gregory

CHESTER - Mr. James Gregory of 100 Torbit St., Apt. 7-F, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by Christopher King's Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road.

The family will be at the home of Dorothy Davis, 100 Torbit St., Apt. 7-F.

Leroy Jordan

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mr. Leroy Jordan, 68, formerly of Rock Hill, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, at Vencor Hospital.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Hargett-Gilmore Funeral Home, with the Rev. F.O. Bass officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Memorial Park.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Jordan was the son of the late Daniel and Johnnie Mae Belton Jordan. He attended Rock Hill public schools. He was a former Mason and member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church. He was a truck driver and retired from Akzo Noble. He was the widower of Virginia Smith Jordan.

Surviving are his son, Leroy Jordan Jr.; three brothers, Johnny Jordan of High Point, N.C., Ronald Jordan of Charleston and James A. Jordan of New Jersey; four sisters, Rosalie Archie and Margaret Dingle, both of High Point, Willie Mae Canty of Rock Hill and Mary E. Roseboro of Winnsboro; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. today at the Hargett-Gilmore Funeral Home and at other times at 809 Rosecrest Drive.

Clara Neal

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Clara Morton Neal, 92, of 1915 Ebenezer Road died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be private, with the Rev. Jimmy Holley officiating.

A native of Albemarle, N.C., Mrs. Neal was the daughter of the late Ireness P. and Fannie Burleson Morton. A homemaker, she worked part time as seamstress out of her home. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She was the widow of Fred W. Neal.

Surviving are her son, Robert W. Neal of Rock Hill; her sister, Annie Mae Morton Collins of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the home of her son, Robert W. Neal, 1027 Meadow Lakes Road.

Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church building fund, 318 N. Jones Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Mildred Sims

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mildred McCloud Sims, 71, of 837 Lucas St., Apt. 104, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home, with the Revs. Eugene Goodman, Caldwell Culp and Ronal King officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Sims attended York County public schools. She was a homemaker and a former member of Pineville AME Zion Church.

Surviving are her son, Arthur Moore of Sharon; two daughters, Louise Joseph and Doretha S. Anderson, both of Rock Hill; her brother, William McCloud of Washington; two sisters, Ruth Sanders of Charlotte and Beatrice Blunt of Washington; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Leacost Small

CHESTER - Mr. Leacost Small, 100, of Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of West Lacey Street, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at the nursing center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Prospect Baptist Church, with the Rev. George Sims officiating and the Revs. W.E. Page and Oltha Smith assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A Chester County native, Mr. Small was a retired farmer. He was the oldest member of Mount Prospect Baptist Church and was a member of AP&B Society No. 15.

Surviving are two sons, Paul Lee Small and Carl Land, both of Chester; seven grandchildren, two of whom he reared, Willie Small and Mary Ann Wylie, both of Chester; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Denton Funeral Home.

The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Saturday.

The family will receive friends at 111 Memorial Drive. 

Maggie Funderburk

CLOVER - Mrs. Maggie L. "Mickey" Funderburk, 69, of 401 Stonegate died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Terry Wingate officiating.

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Funderburk was the daughter of the late John E. Broughton and Lois Wells Reeves. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Lenson L. Funderburk; her daughter, Joyce Green of Kannapolis, N.C.; her sister, Bernice Jordan of Clover; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Clover Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 214, Clover, SC 29710.

M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge.

Clara Hendricks

WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. - Mrs. Clara Angel Hendricks, 94, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at Indian River Center.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Florida Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be at Florida Memorial Gardens.

Surviving are two daughters, Faye Rector of Rock Hill and Loraine Hines of Melbourne, Fla.; her sister, Rebecca Angel of Bowling Green, Ky.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Albert Johnson

LANCASTER - Mr. Albert Floyd Johnson, 75, of 810 Monroe Highway died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Lancaster Church of God, with the Revs. Lacy Jones and Marty Cox officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Kershaw County, Mr. Johnson was the son of the late Otis Johnson and Susie Mae Well Johnson. He was a retired security guard with Springs Industries' Lancaster Plant and a member of Lancaster Church of God. He served in the Army and received a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and the World War II Victory Medal.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Smallwood Johnson; three sons, James Johnson of Lexington, and Lynn Johnson and David Johnson, both of Lancaster; two daughters, Florence Johnson Kolb of Lancaster and Barbara Johnson Roebuck of Cayce; her sister, Ruby Mae Moree of Rock Hill; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Hartley Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Lancaster Church of God building fund, 1437 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.

M. Edward Latham

DELMAR, Del. - Mr. Monroe Edward "Ed" Latham, 60, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del.

Burial was at Delaware Veterans Cemetery in Bear, Del.

A native of York County, Mr. Latham was the son of William Monroe Hays Latham and the late Helen Mitchell Latham. He was a retired truck driver and veteran of the Air Force. He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association.

Surviving in addition to his father are his son, Scott A. Latham of Seaford, Del.; three daughters, Lynette Brittingham of Snow Hill, Md., Tammy Harmon of Berlin, Md., and Lisa Higginboth of Brooklyn, Conn.; his sister, Faye Smith of Rock Hill; and six grandchildren.

Short Funeral Home was in charge.

Lula Lewis

CHESTER - Mrs. Lula Good Lewis, 94, of 643 Elm Road died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Zion Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Dr. Ralph Webber Jr. and Roger Thomas officiating.

A native of Chester County, Mrs. Lewis was the daughter of the late John B. Good and Ola Williams Good. She was retired from Springs Industries. She attended Chester County schools and was a member of Lowrys Baptist Church. She was the widow of Earl C. Lewis.

Surviving are her son, Marion C. Lewis of Rock Hill; four daughters, Rose L. Bailey of Spartanburg, Margaret L. Atkinson and Erline Lewis, both of Chester, and Ann L. Webber of Jonesville, La.; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to Lowrys Baptist Church, 2607 James F. Wherry Road, Chester, SC 29706.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Dorothy Moore

WASHINGTON - Ms. Dorothy Walton Moore of 1509 Fort Davis St. S.E. died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, in Washington.

Arrangements will be announced by Gore's Funeral Home in Chester.

The family is at the home of Mrs. Maggie Brown, 35 E. White St., Chester.

Annie Reeves

KERSHAW - Mrs. Annie Mae Dease Reeves, 74, of 457 Oak Ridge Road died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Oak Ridge Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charles Young officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Kershaw, Mrs. Reeves was the daughter of the late Chalmers and Mary Ethel Taylor Dease. She was retired from Springs Industries. She was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church, where she was Sunday school and Training Union secretary and treasurer. She was the widow of Elmer Ulyce Reeves.

Surviving are two daughters, Beth Mobley of Kershaw and Cynthia Gail Reeves of Charleston; her brother, William R. Dease of Kershaw; three grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at home.

Memorials may be made to the Oak Ridge Baptist Church building fund, 596 Oak Ridge Church Road, Kershaw, SC 29067 or to Hospice of Kershaw County, 2001 W. DeKalb St., Camden, SC 29020.

Ann Scruggs

TEGA CAY - Mrs. Jarvis Ann Melvin Scruggs, 60, of 4046 Windward Drive died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Tega Cay Community Church.

A native of Durham, N.C., Mrs. Scruggs was the daughter of the late Henry Jarvis Melvin Sr. and Annie Belle Ferguson Melvin. She was employed at Federal Paper Board in Charlotte and was a member of Braggtown Baptist Church of Durham, N.C.

Surviving are her husband, Maurice C. Scruggs Sr.; two stepsons, Maurice Clinton Scruggs Jr. of Oregon and Joseph David Scruggs of Philadelphia; her stepdaughter, Patricia Joanne Derway of Cameron, N.C.; her brother, Henry Jarvis Melvin Jr. of Reidsville, N.C.; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Mildred Sims

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mildred McCloud Sims, 71, of 837 Lucas St., Apt. 104, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1999, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home, with the Revs. Eugene Goodman, Caldwell Culp and Ronal King officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Sims attended York County public schools. She was a homemaker and a former member of Pineville AME Zion Church.

Surviving are her son, Arthur Moore of Sharon; two daughters, Louise Joseph and Doretha S. Anderson, both of Rock Hill; her brother, William McCloud of Washington; two sisters, Ruth Sanders of Charlotte and Beatrice Blunt of Washington; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at the home. 

Belva Craig

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Belva McFadden Craig, 83, of 1557 Dunlap Roddey Road died Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, at her home.

Arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

Lula Lewis

CHESTER - Mrs. Lula Good Lewis, 94, of 643 Elm Road died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at her home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Zion Presbyterian Cemetery, with Dr. Ralph Webber Jr. and the Rev. Roger Thomas officiating.

Mrs. Lewis was born in Chester County and was a member of Lowrys Baptist Church. She was retired from Springs Industries and was the widow of Earl C. Lewis.

Surviving are her son, Marion C. Lewis of Rock Hill; four daughters, Rose L. Bailey of Spartanburg, Margaret L. Atkinson of Chester, Erline Lewis of Chester and Ann L. Webber of Jonesville, La.; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home. Memorials may be made to Lowrys Baptist Church, 3981 Armenia Road, Chester, SC 29706.

James Perry Jr.

YORK - Mr. James A. Perry Jr., 34, of 2961 Spreading Oak Lane died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral was 5 p.m. Sunday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bob Sprinkle officiating. Burial will be 1 p.m. today at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Elgin.

Mr. Perry was a native of Cherokee County and had served in the Navy. He was a truck driver and attended York Technical College.

Surviving are his parents, James A. Perry Sr. of Hickory Grove and Joanne Ross Medley of Elgin; his stepfather, Roger Medley of Elgin; his stepmother, Melissa Perry of Hickory Grove; his girlfriend, Dawn Helms of York; three brothers, Patrick E. Perry of Elgin, Jason F. Shillinglaw of Charleston and Daniel C. Perry of Hickory Grove; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Ross of Elgin.

Carolyn Wilks

YORK - Ms. Carolyn Jean Wilks, 37, of 119 Lowry Road died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.


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