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Yancie Adams

LANCASTER - Mr. Yancie Neuman Adams, 79, of 1347 Hershall Plyler Road died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at home.

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.

A native of Lancaster, he was the son of the late Benjamin Jefferson and Maurice Trevern Catoe Adams. He was a retired employee of Springs Industries, a World War II Army veteran and a member of Camp Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Louise Thomas Adams; six sons, Charlie Benjamin "Ben" Adams of Floresville, Texas, Carl Davey "Buck" Adams of Jefferson, Michael Wayne Adams and Jackie Randall of Lancaster, Howard "Harry" Adams of Pageland, and Bill Adams of Heath Springs; three daughters, Janice Carol Adams, Rebecca Lynn Robinson and Cynthia Nan Catoe, all of Lancaster; his brother, Thomas Jefferson Adams of Lancaster; five sisters, Jessie Faye Rollins, Eunice Plyler, Alice Steele and Ann Ghent, all of Lancaster, and Dorothy Puco of Great Falls; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mahaffey Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Camp Creek Baptist Church, 998 Potter Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Virgie Brown

MARIETTA, Ga. - Mrs. Virgie Poag Brown, 84, of Marietta, formerly of York, died Tuesday, March, 2, 1999.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Winkenhofer Funeral Home in Smyrna, Ga. Burial will be at Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery in Marietta.

A native of York, Mrs. Brown worked as an occupational instructor at the Youth Development Center for the state of Georgia until she retired in 1979. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Surviving are her son, George R. Brown of Charlotte; two daughters, Joan Hancock of Marietta and Evelyn Brown of Alpharetta, Ga.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 9 tonight at Winkenhofer Funeral Home.

Elnora Hardin

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Elnora Hardin of 308 Pursley St. died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ronal King officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Hardin was a native of Chester County. She was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are her son, Joseph Lee Mitchell of Rock Hill; her stepson, Tom Mitchell of Charlotte; two brothers, Fletcher Jackson of Pasadena, Calif., and Phillip Jackson; two sisters, Nancy Hardin of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Leona J. Miller of Charlotte; and two half-sisters, Annie Mae McCoy and Virgie Roseboro, both of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Robinson Funeral Home.From staff reports

Longtime educator and human rights advocate Roberta Hall Hill died Tuesday, March 2, 1999. She was 83.

Hill began her 44-year teaching career in Lancaster and later moved to Rock Hill. During those years, she taught at Fairfield Elementary, Sunset Park Elementary and retired from Richmond Drive Elementary. She was principal of Crawford Elementary School and was involved with several civic organizations.

In the early 1990s, Hall served with Brother Eugene Patenaude as co-president of the Rock Hill Human Rights Council. "She was an outstanding woman in the community," he said. "She was a fine helper."

Hill also worked with the March of Dimes, American Heart Society, American Cancer Society and local voter registration.

"She was very concerned with helping other people," Patenaude said.

Mrs. Hill was a native of Richburg and a daughter of the late Alice Hall Boular. A graduate of Friendship College, she attended Rock Hill public schools, Johnson C. Smith University and Benedict College.

Hill was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, the Neighborhood Block Club, and the Emmett Scott Alumni, as well as Flint Hill Baptist Church, where she was adult Sunday school teacher, chaired the Woman's Day Committee and was a member of the Harvest Rally Committee. The widow of Lavie Hill, she was named Woman of the Year at the church.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Flint Hill Baptist Church. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Robinson Funeral Home and afterward at the home, 615 Clarinda St.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Flint Hill Baptist Church chime fund, 269 Flint Hill Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Ovie Jenkins

MATTHEWS, N.C. - Mrs. Ovie F. Jenkins, 85, of Charlotte died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at Beverly Health Care Renaissance.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Sutton Funeral Home in Pageland. S.C. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Pageland.

A native of Chesterfield, S.C., Mrs. Jenkins was the daughter of the late Osmond and Ethel Funderburk. She was the widow of Lloyd Q. Jenkins and was retired from Kenneth Home Fashions.

Surviving are three sons, Richard Jenkins of Rock Hill, Travis Jenkins of Pineville, N.C., and Larry Jenkins of Charlotte; her daughter, Patricia Hatley of Indian Trail, N.C.; her brother, James Everette Funderburk of Charlotte; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Sylvia Kurtz

WILLIAMSPORT, Md. - Mrs. Sylvia F. Kurtz, 86, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Hebrew Cemetery in Charlotte, with Rabbi Murray Erzing officiating.

A native of New York City, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Bertha Seidel Frankel. She was the widow of Albert L. Kurtz. She and her husband owned and operated Kings for Men Clothing store in Rock Hill. She was a member of Temple Israel in Charlotte and a member of the Hadassah, in which she held many offices.

Surviving are two sons, Richard O. Kurtz of Hagerstown and John C. Kurtz of Lancaster; her sister, Jennette Leshner of West Hartford, Conn.; and her grandchild.

Harry & Bryant Co. in Charlotte is in charge.

Eva McCaw

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Eva McCaw of 1129 Parkmont Lane died Wednesday, March, 3, 1999, at Magnolia Manor.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Dorothy Moore

WASHINGTON - Ms. Dorothy Walton Moore, 68, of 1509 Fort Davis St. S.E. died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999, at Greater Southeast Hospital.

The funeral will be noon Friday at New Macedonia Baptist Church, with the Rev. Rudolph White officiating. Burial will be at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Blancsburg, Md.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Moore was the daughter of the late Frazier Walton and Goldie Ward. She graduated from Finley Senior High. She was a member of New Southern Rock Baptist Church as well as the Finley Alumni Chapter of Washington, Maryland and Virginia.

Surviving are her husband, Samuel Moore Sr.; two sons, Samuel Moore Jr. and Charles Moore, both of Washington; two daughters, Vera Moore and Dianne Holpi, both of Washington; and her stepdaughter, Mary Baker of Fayetteville, N.C.

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

Gore's Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

April Neilson

ROCK HILL - Miss April Marie Neilson, 14, of 2606 Camelot Drive died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Charlotte, with the Revs. Billy Miller and Mark Devito officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill.

Miss Neilson was a native of Charlotte. She was a member of Cornerstone Church in Pineville, N.C., and attended Resurrection Lutheran Church School. She was a member of the worship team and sang in the choir.

Surviving are her father, Kevin A. Neilson of Charlotte; her mother, Julie H. McDaniel of Rock Hill; her paternal grandparents, Joseph and Phyllis Neilson of Charlotte; her maternal grandparents, James W. "Mitch" and Janice Hearn of Rock Hill; and her maternal great-grandparents, Wilma and John Hawse of Charlotte.

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 Resurrection Lutheran Church, 2825 Shenandoah Ave., Charlotte, NC 28205.

Julia Nichols

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Julia Bolder Nichols of 551 Locust St. died Sunday, Feb. 28, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Cross Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jesse E. Boulware officiating and the Revs. Ella Fewell and Helena Jones assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Nichols was a member of Cross Road Baptist Church, where she was president of the Senior Missionary Society, adviser for the Pastor's Aide Society, member of the Burial Aide Society No. 17 and the Senior Usher Board and supervisor of the Junior Usher Board. She also taught Children's Church and was a member of the Vocal Choir. She was active in the Minister's, Deacon's and Trustee's Wives Auxiliary. She retired from Winthrop University after 30 years of service. She attended Emmett Scott High School.

Surviving are her husband, David Nichols; three sons, Terry Nichols, Jerry Nichols and Patrick Nichols, all of Rock Hill; three daughters, Wanda G. Nichols, Juanita Nichols and Shirley Nichols, all of Rock Hill; four brothers, Robert Bolder of Washington, Joe Louis Bolder of Columbus, Md., and Nathaniel Bolder and Sammie Bolder, both of Rock Hill; three sisters, Ernestine Long, Blanche Nichols, and Elinda Bolder, all of Rock Hill; and six grandchildren, one of whom she reared, Tomika Nichols of Rock Hill; and two great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home and the body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Daisy Reid

ORLANDO, Fla. - Ms. Daisy L. Reid, 81, of 2122 Aaron Ave., formerly of Chester, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at her home.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Brown's Chapel AME Zion Church in Chester, with the Rev. O.L. Smith officiating.

Mrs. Reid was a graduate of Brainerd Institute in Chester. A native of Chester, she was the daughter of the late Glenn and Laura Reid. She had a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Benedict College and a master's degree from South Carolina State University. She retired from the Orlando public school system after 28 years.

Surviving is her goddaughter, La-Rita Rollins of Orlando, who was her caretaker.

The body may be viewed from 3 to 9 p.m. today at Gore's Funeral Home.

Robert Robinson

KERSHAW - Mr. Robert Bruce "Bud" Robinson, 56, of 156 Blackmon Circle died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Buford Hayes and Archie Neal officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

A native of Kershaw County, Mr. Robinson was the son of the late Robert Brice Robinson and Sally Williams Robinson. He was a retired supervisor for Springs Industries Grace Finishing Plant, a Mason at Kershaw Abney Lodge No. 31, a Shriner of Jamil Shrine Temple in Columbia, and a member of Second Baptist Church in Kershaw.

Surviving are his wife, Jean Carol Watts Robinson; his son, Robert Charles "Chuck" Robinson of Charlotte; his brother, Earl Dean Robinson of Kershaw; and three sisters, Shirley Byrd, Peggy Williams, both of Kershaw, and Patricia Shaw of Lugoff.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 311, Columbia, SC 29204-9894.

Kelley Steffey

ROCK HILL - Mr. Kelley Steffey, 54, of 2506 Celanese Road, Apt. N, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at home.

A native of Floyd County, Ky., he was the son of the late Charlie L. and Carlie Adkins Steffey. He was of the Church of Christ faith and served in the Air Force for two years. He was member of the United Mine Workers of America and a Mason. He worked in the coal mines of McDowell and Wyoming counties of West Virginia for 17 years.

Surviving are his wife, Cathy Karnes Steffey; two daughters, Vickie S. Graham of Pocahontas, Va., and Fayetta S. Cartwright of Boissevain, Va.; two stepdaughters, Jamie M. Altizer and Angela J. Altizer, both of Rock Hill; two adopted daughters, Jennifer S. Mullins of Prestonsburg, Ky., and April S. Nelson of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

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

Ralph Stone

CATAWBA - Mr. Ralph Raymond Stone, 56, of 736 Cedar Valley, Lot 60, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ralph R. Stone Memorial Fund c/o Greene Funeral Home, P.O. Box 11549, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Frankie Worthy

CHESTER - Mrs. Frankie M. Worthy, 78, of 570 Center St., formerly of the Wilksburg Community, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 12:30 p.m. Saturday at King Funeral Home in Charlotte, with the Rev. Warren McKissick officiating and the Rev. Dr. Lorenza Lynch assisting. Burial will be at York Memorial Park.

Mrs. Worthy was of the Baptist faith. She was a native of Edgefield County, was the widow of Fee Arthur Worthy and was a retired laundry presser.

Surviving are her brother, Allen Brown Gomillion of Morganton, N.C.; and her sister, Louise Dean of Charlotte.

The body may be viewed from 1 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester.

The family will receive friends from noon to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at King Funeral Home in Charlotte.

Robbie Young

DETROIT - Mrs. Robbie Barnes Young, 89, formerly of Great Falls, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at St. Mary's Hospital.

The funeral will be announced by Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls. 

Lela Brown

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Lela Brown of 737 South York Ave. died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 4:15 p.m. Sunday at Tabernacle AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Herbert Crump officiating. The Rev. T.R. McBeth will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Brown was a native of York County. She was a member of Tabernacle AME Zion Church. She attended the public schools of York County.

Surviving are her daughter, Delois B. Prosser of Bronx, N.Y.; two sons, Larry Brown and Joe Brown, both of Rock Hill; her brother, Nathaniel Barber of Rock Hill; two sisters, Lessie Perry and Geneva Barber, both of Greensboro, N.C.; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home.

The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Boykin Clark

CHESTER - Mr. Boykin Thomas "Cookie" Clark, 63, of 2829 Pilgrim Road died Monday, March 1, 1999, at the home of his niece, Lucinda C. Worthy.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Gethsemane Baptist Church, with the Rev. E.E. Vance officiating and the Rev. Dr. C.D. Pratt and the Rev. Dennis Jackson assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Clark was a native of Chester County. He was a former employee of Sun Chemical Corp. He was retired from the South Carolina State Department of Transportation. He was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church. He attended Finley High School.

Surviving are his son, George T. Head of Detroit; two daughters, Bernice Walker Wright of Chester and Earline Ervin of Charlotte; his brother, Hilliard K. Clark Sr. of Chester; his devote friend, Geneva Hall of Chester.

The family will receive friends at 2829 Pilgrim Road.

The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Walter Froehlich

FORT MILL - Mr. Walter Howard Froehlich of 9332 Horseshoe Circle died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at his home.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Higher Ground Church in Indian Land, with the Rev. Steve Jacks officiating.

A native of California, Mr. Froehlich was an Army veteran of World War II. He was co-owner of H.C. Lein Rubber Co. in Los Angeles.

Surviving are his wife, Dolores J. Froehlich; his son, Dean H. Froehlich of the home; two daughters, Julie Ann Roberts of Rialto, Calif., and Kathlyn Jean Poncino of Mission Viejo, Calif.; his brother, Maurice Froehlich of Lake Elsinore, Calif.; his sister, Aldene Longmuir of Buena Park, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home after the memorial service.

Memorials may be made to Higher Ground Church, P.O. Box 277, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Fort Mill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth McCammon

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Elizabeth Ann McCammon, 82, died Thursday, March, 4, 1999, at Mercy Hospital.

The graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill.

A native of Lancaster County, Mrs. McCammon was the daughter of the late George and Dora Pittman Humphries. She was the widow of James R. McCammon.

Surviving are her son, James R. McCammon Jr. of Rutherford, N.C.; her brother, Homer L. Humphries of Charlotte; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Memorials may be made to Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 E. 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204 or to Dacus Library, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733.

Carolina Funeral & Cremation Center is in charge.

Eva McCaw

ROCK HILL - Ms. Eva Jane McCaw of 1129 Parkmont Lane died Wednesday, March, 3, 1999, at Magnolia Manor.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at China Grove AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Johnny Worthy officiating and the Revs. Charles Crockett and Norris Long assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Ms. McCaw attended the public schools of York County. She was a member of China Grove AME Zion Church. She was a former secretary for the church.

Surviving are two sons, Albert D. McCaw of Charlotte and Vernon McCaw of Far Rockaway, N.Y.; her daughter, Mary Elizabeth Lee of Rock Hill; three sisters, Jessie M. Young and Edna M. Davis, both of Charlotte and Raye Mayfield of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 tonight at Robinson Funeral Home.

The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Gladys Neal

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Gladys Boone Neal, 72, of 714 Cedar St. died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be private.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Nannie Roseborough

CHESTER - Mrs. Nannie Roseborough died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at White Oak Manor Nursing Home in Rock Hill.

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

The family will receive friends at the home of Alma Wilkes and Wilson Pendergrass, 3903 Woodrow Drive, Wilksburg Community.

Ralph Stone

CATAWBA - Mr. Ralph Raymond Stone, 56, of 736 Cedar Valley, Lot 60, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The graveside service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Bill Shytle officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Stone was the son of Samuel S. Stone and the late Dorothy Harrill Stone. He was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. with 34 years of service and he also worked in the Sears Automotive Department for 22 years.

Surviving in addition to his father are his wife, Jane Neely Stone; his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Stone of the home; his son, John Raymond Stone of Rock Hill; his stepmother, Virginia J. Stone of Rock Hill; three brothers, Kenneth S. Stone of York, Thomas R. Stone of Elliston, Va., and Johnny D. Stone of Edgemoor; two sisters, Gloria S. Weaver and Patsy S. Merritt, both of Rock Hill; his step brother, Clarence Jenkins of Rock Hill; and two step sisters, Katherine Jenkins and Nancy J. Lowery, both of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his sister, Patsy S. Merritt, 2054 Highwood Road, Rock Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ralph R. Stone Memorial Fund, c/o Greene Funeral Home, P.O. Box 11549, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Robbie Young

DETROIT - Mrs. Robbie Barnes Young, 89, formerly of Great Falls, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at St. Mary's Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Nebo AME Zion Church in Great Falls, with the Rev. Sam Latta III officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Great Falls, Mrs. Young attended Chester County public schools.

Surviving are two daughters, Juanita Posey and Marva Smith, both of Detroit; two sisters, Maggie Timms and Juanita Simpkins, both of Great Falls; her brother, Joseph Barnes of Statesville, N.C.; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls is in charge.

James Davis

YORK - Mr. James Austin Davis, 84, of 1 Wright Ave. died Friday, March 5, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

A private family service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the home.

A native of Madison County, N.C., Mr. Davis was the son of the late Robert L. Davis and Molly Lunsford Davis. He and his wife were the former owners and operators of Helen's Flower Shop. He was a member of Philanthropic Masonic Lodge No. 32 and First Baptist Church in York. He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, Myrtle Gregory Davis; two daughters, Cynthia Davis Parker of Gastonia, N.C., and Charlotte Davis Pitts of Rock Hill; his brother, Walter L. Davis of Mountain Home, N.C.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 236, York, SC 29745.

York Funeral Home is in charge.

Alton Every

MAULDIN - Mr. Alton Lyon Every, 59, of 106 Wellington Drive died Thursday, March 4, 1999.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Harmony Fellowship Church in Greer. Burial will be at Mauldin United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Every was the son of Evelyn Buchanan LeGrande of Rock Hill and the late Lyon Alfred Every. He attended Clemson University and was employed by Michelin. He was co-founder of Harmony Fellowship Church, where he was a former Sunday School teacher and treasurer.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Jo Ann Fogle Every; six daughters, Kimberly Powell of Greer, Elizabeth Baldree of Easley, Sunshine Grant of Travelers Rest and Sarah Every, Cherish Every and Angelica Every, all of Myrtle Beach; five sons, Lyon Every and Solomon Every, both of the home, Joshua Every of Myrtle Beach, William Fogle of Baltimore and Joseph Fogle of Flat Rock, N.C.; three brothers, Roger Every, Ronald Every and David LeGrande, all of Rock Hill; and eight grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Harmony Fellowship Church building fund, 468 S. Suber Road, Greer, SC 29650.

Jessie Hinson

KERSHAW - Mrs. Jessie Mae Gandy Hinson, 78, died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at Kershaw County Medical Center in Camden.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Abney Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mendel Baker officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Kershaw, Mrs. Hinson was the daughter of the late Walter Coleman and Minnie Taylor Gandy. She was retired from Springs Industries. She was a member of Abney Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, a member of the Women's Missionary Union and the Sunshiners. She was the widow of Wade Hampton Hinson.

Surviving are two sons, Ricky A. Hinson of Charlotte and Paul H. Hinson of Columbia; her daughter, Sylvia Matthews of Wake Forest, N.C.; six brothers, Otis Gandy, Coleman Gandy, Charles Gandy and Earl Gandy, all of Kershaw, Carl Gandy of Lancaster and Ralph Gandy of Columbia; three sisters, Myrtle Hinson of Lancaster, Vera Hunter of Kershaw and Ruth Lawhorne of Greensboro, N.C.; two grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Abney Baptist Church, 3706 Roberts Road, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Cauthen Funeral Home Kershaw Chapel is in charge.

James Lawrence

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Mr. James Edward Lawrence, 67, formerly of Clover, died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 7:30 p.m. Monday at John Moore Funeral Home, 150 Nassau Road, Roosevelt, Long Island, N.Y. Burial will be Tuesday at Long Island.

Surviving are two sons, Dane Lawrence of Rock Hill and Norman Lawrence of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two daughters, Linda Lawrence of Queens, N.Y.. and Glenda Booker of Uniondale, N.Y.; his mother, Fannie Guthrie of Clover; two brothers, Bobby F. Lawrence of Clover and Ned Guthrie Jr. of Cleburne, Texas.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at John Moore Funeral Home.

Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Audrey McClain

FORT MILL - Miss Audrey Jane McClain, 32, of 320 Morgan St. died Friday, March 5, 1999, at Mercy Hospital South in Pineville, N.C.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Sosebee officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

A native of York County, Miss McClain was the daughter of the late Barbara Holt McClain. She attended school in Fort Mill and was a member of First Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening.

Surviving are her sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Mike Taylor of the home; her adoptive parents, Barry and Jessie Faile of Fort Mill; her adoptive brother, Sid Faile of Fort Mill; her adoptive sister, Sharon Faile of Fort Mill; and her niece and nephew, Lacey and Dylan Taylor, both of the home.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Faile, 318 Morgan St., Fort Mill.

Gene Price

FORT MILL - Mr. Gene Wade Price, 53, of 1700 Hensley Road died Friday, March 5, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Fort Mill Church of God, with the Rev. David Kemp officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

A native of Gastonia, N.C., Mr. Price was the son of the late Wade and Geneva Bright Price. He was the former owner of Price's Grocery on Hensley Road in Fort Mill. He later worked at Spring's White Plant as a security guard for Weizer Security Co. He was a member of Fort Mill Church of God and an avid golfer.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Blackwell Price; three sons, Bobby Gene Price and Benny William Price, both of Fort Mill, and Roger Dale Price of Indian Land; two brothers, Steve Price of Pendleton and Wayne Price of Shelby, N.C.; his sister, Carolyn Swaney of Pendleton; and three grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to Fort Mill Church of God, 221 Academy St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.


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