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Maggie Elliott

LANCASTER - Mrs. Maggie Richardson Elliott, 92, of 958 15th St. died Friday, March 5, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Calvary Baptist Church, with Pastor Dr. Harold Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.

She was the daughter of the late Mr. Willie Richardson and Mrs. Mary Jordan Richardson. She was the widow of Mr. Ellie Lee Elliott Sr. Mrs. Elliott retired from Springs Industries in Lancaster, where she worked in the cloth room department. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons, Cecil Elliott of Lancaster, A.W. Elliott of Pageland and Mr. Lavon Elliott of Liberty Hill; her sister, Mildred Lewallen of Hopewell, Va.; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hartley Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 100 Barron, Blvd., Lancaster, SC 29730.

Dennis Glass

ROCK HILL -"Mr. Dennis Bradley Glass, 58, of 615 Rutledge Ave. died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Shelton Sanford and the Rev. Joe Coulter officiating. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Laurelwood Cemetery.

Mr. Glass was a customer service engineer at Storage Technology and a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Lucille Barnes Glass; his mother, Wilma Dennis Glass of Black Mountain, N.C.; his brother, Hubert Ray Glass of Asheville, N.C.; his stepson, Frank Marshall of Rock Hill; his stepdaughter, Mary Sanders Lazenby, both of Rock Hill; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends in the home.

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

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Nannie Rosebrough

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

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Rosebrough was a member of the Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, where she served as a missionary. She was the widow of Will Rosebrough.

Surviving are two cousins, Alma Pendergrass Wilkes and Wilson Pendergrass, both of the Wilksburg community.

The body may be viewed from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Christopher King's Funeral Home at 703 Old York Road in Chester.

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

Exie Smith

COLUMBIA - Mrs. Exie Hoffman Smith, 98, formerly of Rock Hill, died Thursday, March 4, 1999.

The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. today in the Mausoleum Chapel of Greenlawn Memorial Park.

A native of York County, Mrs. Smith was the daughter of the late Frederick Eugene and Annie Lee Carroll Hoffman. A long-time member of St. John's United Methodist Church in Rock Hill, she was also a member of Trenholm Road United Methodist Church in Columbia.

She was known for her tatting abilities, making table cloths, napkins, linens, handkerchiefs, baby clothes and precious heirlooms.

Surviving are two daughters, Carolyn Smith and Frances Smith; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the mausoleum, Memorials may be made to Trenholm Road United Methodist Church, 3401 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29204.

Dunbar Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge.

Sarah Young

SUMTER -"Mrs. Sarah F. Young, 62, died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at Tuomey Healthcare Systems.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Tuesday in Green Acres Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Donnie Collins officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Young was a retired seamstress from Pioneer Dress Manufacturing and a member of the Green Acres Assembly of God Church.

Surviving are her husband, Bishop Young; her son, Dean Honeycutt of Richburg; her daughter, Harriett Wilson of Edgemoor; three brothers, the Rev. W.L. Faile Jr. of Chester, Roland Faile of Rock Hill and William Faile of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Sybil Melton and Laura Cain, both of Rock Hill; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home at 221 Broad St. in Sumter and at other times at the home at 422 Dogwood Drive in Sumter.

Memorials may be made to Green Acres Assembly of God Church.

Ernest Clark

CHESTER - Mr. Ernest Clark of 130 Lowry St. died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

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

The family is receiving friends at the home.

Joyce Davis

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Joyce Anne Gudgel Davis, 68, of 725 Knollwood Court died Saturday, March 6, 1999.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Cauthen Funeral Home Rock Hill Chapel, with Father William Pentis officiating. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Davis was a homemaker, a member of St. Anne Catholic Church and a member of the Rock Hill Country Club.

Surviving are her husband, James M. Davis; her son, James R. Davis of West Palm Beach, Fla.; her daughter, Kristal A. Davis of Columbia; and three grandchildren.

A vigil service open to everyone will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after the service until 9 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Carolina Castaways Rescue, P.O. Box 10626, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Sara Ellis

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Barnette Ellis, 88, of 1844 Matthews Drive died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Westminster Health Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Chris Ehlers officiating.

Born July 12, 1910, in Tirzah, Mrs. Ellis was the daughter of the late Robert Craig and Nettie Lenoras Cook Barnette. Mrs. Ellis was a homemaker, a charter member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and a member of the Rock Hill Senior Citizens. She was the widow of Carl Ellis Sr.

Surviving are her stepson, Mickey Ellis Jr. of Sevierville, Tenn.; her stepdaughter, Wanda Davis of Woodstock, Ga.; and her brother, Harry S. Barnette of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at the home of Harry and Billie Barnette, 213 Pointe Circle, Rock Hill.

Memorials my be made to Westminster Presbyterian building fund, 1300 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Addie Mayfield

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Addie Stokes Mayfield, 83, of 353 Oakland Ave. died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, with Dr. William Pender officiating. Burial will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Laurelwood Cemetery.

Born in Rock Hill, Mrs. Mayfield was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. James Richmond Stokes. Dr. Stokes was one of Rock Hill's first dentists; a detailed account of his practice is included in the book "A History of Dentistry in Rock Hill, South Carolina," which Mrs. Mayfield wrote in 1995.

She attended Winthrop Training School, graduating from the 11th grade in 1933. She graduated cum laude from Winthrop College in 1937. At Winthrop, Mrs. Mayfield was a member of Upsilon Tau Epsilon, the International Relations Club, the national educational fraternity Delta Delta chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the Curry Literary Society, The Book and Key, an honorary scholastic and fraternity organization, and The Debating League.

She began her history-teaching career in Walterboro and later taught in Aiken, Chester and at Rock Hill High School. She retired in 1979.

After retirement, she researched her family tree. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Colonists, The National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, The National Society Magna Charta Dames and the York County Genealogical and Historical Society.

Mrs. Mayfield also was an active member of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, where her parents were charter members. She taught the Bible lessons for many years for the Presbyterian Women's Circles and received the "Lifetime Membership" Award of Presbyterian Women. She was a member of the Julian Lake Bible Class. As an elder, she served on the session for several terms and chaired the Worship Committee and the Evangelism Committee. She co-authored "The First Seventy-Five Years: A History of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Rock Hill, South Carolina." She was one of two women who reorganized and took care of the church's archives.

She was the widow of Huron Learue Mayfield.

Surviving are her son, James Stokes Mayfield of Rock Hill; her daughter, Addie Mayfield Rutledge of Concord, N.C.; her sister, Harriet Stokes Cahill of Rock Hill; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 tonight at the home.

Memorials may be made to Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the Humane Society of York County.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

John Sipe

CATAWBA - Major John Sipe, 78, of 2077 Greystone Circle died Sunday, March 7, 1999. He was retired from the Salvation Army.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home's Rock Hill Chapel.

James Andrew "Boot" Smith Jr.

Mr. James Andrew "Boot" Smith Jr., 42, of 7 Moore St. died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Langrum Branch Baptist Church in York, with Dr. Osbey Roddey officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Smith was a York native. He joined Langrum Branch Baptist Church at an early age, served on the trustee board and the brotherhood and assisted with the food service committee and the youth department.

He was on several committees for York public schools. He was a mentor and worked with many civic organizations, including the NAACP, Optimist Club, Habitat for Humanity and youth baseball and basketball teams. He was politically inclined.

He graduated from York High School in 1974 and the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy in 1980. After serving in the U.S. Army, Smith joined the York Police Department, where he worked for 19 years, rising to the rank of detective sergeant.

Surviving are his two daughters, Jamelia Hope Smith and Kelly Andreanna Smith, both of Sharon; his former wife, Patricia J. Smith of Sharon; four brothers, John M. Smith of Sharon, Melvin E. Smith and Darron L. Smith, both of York, and Johnny E. Smith of Kershaw; and two sisters, Martha E. Smith and Catherine L. Smith, both of York.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Langrum Branch Baptist Church and at other times at the home of his sister, Catherine Smith, 20 Northbrook Drive in York.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity of York County, 201 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the Langrum Branch Baptist Church building fund, P.O. Box 101, York, SC 29745.

Wright Funeral Home is in charge. 

H. Lewis Allen

ROCK HILL - Mr. H. Lewis Allen, 65, of 2207 Canberra Drive died Monday, March, 8, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles von Rosenberg officiating. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

A native of Paris, Tenn., Mr. Allen was the son of the late Francis Marion and Marian Brough Lewis Allen. He was a sales representative for Industrial Corrugated Packaging. He retired from Owens-Illinois after 22 years and also worked in sales at Inland Container. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi and an Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Joan Blesi Allen; two sons, Henry Lewis Allen Jr. of Anniston, Ala., and Charles Widenhouse Allen of Birmingham, Ala.; his daughter, Martha Whitney Allen of Fairhope, Ala.; his stepson, Robert Charles Hanna of Rock Hill; his stepdaughter, Kristine Nicole George of Birmingham; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends at home after the memorial service until 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society of York County, 339 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260 or to the charity of one's choice.

Edith Begemann

SALUDA - Mrs. Edith Plunkett Begemann, 73, of Route 5, Andrew Coleman Road, died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Zoar United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Saluda County, Mrs. Begemann was the daughter of the late Gilson Y "Giltz" and Mary Louisa Herlong Plunkett. She was raised in the home of the late Daniel and Annie Plunkett. Mrs. Begemann was a former secretary with the Federal Probation Office. She also was a former schoolteacher and taught at Winyah High and Bynum Elementary Schools in Georgetown County.

She attended Anderson College and was a graduate of Winthrop College with a degree in business education. She was a member of Zoar United Methodist Church. She worked with the United Methodist Church Conference and was a leader of the Born Free, Stay Free drug program. She was a member of Emmaus of the Midlands.

Surviving are her husband, E.H. "Bill" Begemann; two daughters, Marianne B. Smith of Waynesville, Mo., and Danette Begemann of Ninety Six; two sisters, Charity Plunkett and Mary Elizabeth Long, both of Saluda; and her grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Epworth Children's Home, P.O. Box 50466, Columbia, SC 29250 or to Zoar United Methodist Church, Route 1, Box 460, Saluda, SC 29138.

Ramey Funeral Home is in charge.

Carl Boyd

ROCK HILL - Mr. Carl Grady Boyd, 89, formerly of Oak Street in Fort Mill, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Eden Gardens.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Unity Cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Monson and the Rev. Joe Tysinger officiating.

A native of York County, Mr. Boyd was the son of the late John Hope and Susan Ferguson Boyd. He was the former owner and operator of Boyd Furniture Sales Co. in Pineville, N.C. He was a lifetime member of the Catawba Masonic Lodge No. 56 and Optimist International. He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and the Men's Bible class. He was the widower of Selma Hackney Boyd.

Surviving are two brothers, Marshall W. Boyd of Warrenton, Va., and Herbert R. Boyd of Rock Hill; and his sister, Mary B. Bell of Rock Hill.

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

Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1289, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Jackie Garrett

YORK - Mr. Jackie Ted Garrett, 64, of 218 Charlotte St. died Sunday, March 7, 1999, in Honea Path.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Graham Hamrick Jr.

ATLANTA - Mr. Graham Hamrick Jr., 66, of 624 McDonald St., S.E., died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Veterans Administration Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cherryville Funeral Home in Cherryville, N.C., with the Revs. Barry Goodman and Herman Simpson officiating. Burial will be at Faith Baptist Church cemetery in Shelby, N.C.

A native of Cleveland County, Mr. Hamrick was the son of the late Graham Hamrick Sr. and Rose Lee Thomas Hamrick. He was a retired truck driver and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Zoar Baptist Church of Shelby.

Surviving are his daughter, Patricia Lail of Shelby; two brothers, Robert Hamrick of Shelby and Arthur Dennis Hamrick of Polkville, N.C.; seven sisters, Faye Mullinax of Gaffney, Louise Wray of Earl, N.C., Bessie Goins of Cherryville, Ellen Quinn and Margaret Martin, both of Rock Hill, Mildred Williams of Charlotte and Hilda Elliott of Polkville, N.C.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cherryville Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Bess Goins, 109 Pine Ave., Cherryville, N.C., or Patricia Lail, 1662 Fallston Road, Shelby, N.C.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County at Wendover, 953 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or to Faith Baptist Church, 2738 S. Post Road, Shelby, NC 28152.

Joe Jackson Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. Joe Donald Jackson Sr., 70, of 1832 New Cut Church Road died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jack Nunn and Glen Carter officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mr. Jackson was the son of the late Lawrence Glaze Jackson and Connie Mathis Jackson. He was retired from Springs Industries' Katherine Plant in Chester. He was a member of Hart Masonic Lodge No. 380, a Shriner, and a member Pleasant Dale Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Geri Dowdle Jackson; two sons, Joe D. Jackson Jr. and Ned L. Jackson, both of Lancaster; his brother, Bobby Jackson of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Dale Baptist Church building fund, 133 Potter Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

James Jaworsky

YORK - Mr. James Julian Jaworsky, 57, of 530 Bradley Clark Court died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be Saturday at Griffith Funeral Chapel in Norwood, Pa.

A native of Philadelphia, Mr. Jaworsky was the son of the late Alex and Louise Andrews Jaworsky. He was a deli shop owner.

Surviving are two sons, James J. Jaworsky Jr. of Rock Hill and Christopher Jaworsky of Columbia; three daughters, Teresa McHugh and Diana Covanaugh, both of Philadelphia, and Margaret Hall of Lexington.

York Funeral Home is in charge.

Mildred Johnson

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mildred Henderson Johnson, 75, of 429 S. Confederate Ave. died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Cauthen Funeral Home.

Louise Little

MONROE, N.C. - Mrs. Louise Griffin Little, 71, died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Crossroads Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lanny Hasty officiating. Burial will be at Union Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Little was a native of Union County and the daughter of the late Lloyd and Dorothy Mullenax Wallace.

Surviving are three sons, Wallace K. Griffin, Earl "Mack" Griffin and Richard Griffin, all of Monroe; two daughters, Sharon G. Smith of Monroe and Teresa G. Lawson of Fort Mill; her brother, John W. Wallace of Monroe, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Charlotte Chapter, 1628 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28207.

Gordon Funeral Service in in charge.

Robert Robinson

YORK - Mr. Robert "Rob" Alexander Robinson, 89, of 209 Blackburn St. died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Bible Covenant Community Church, with the Rev. Jeff O'Rouke officiating. Burial will be at Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. Robinson was the son of Samuel and Maggie Norman Robinson. He was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. and a member of Bible Covenant Community Church. He was the widower of Elizabeth Workman Robinson.

Surviving are two sons, Robert Robinson and William Robinson, both of York; three daughters, Sadie R. Hill and Hazel R. Justice, both of York, and Polly Peterson of Blacksburg; two brothers, Sam Robinson of Clover and Glen Robinson of York; five sisters, Ida Bell Porter of Rock Hill, Annie R. Dorrest, Mary R. West and Willie Mae R. Neil, all of York, and Jenny R. Benfield of Sharon; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and his great-great-grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to Bible Covenant Community Church, P.O. Box 291, York, SC 29745.

John Sipe

CATAWBA - Maj. John Sipe, 84, of 2077 Greystone Circle died Sunday, March 7, 1999.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery in Clover.

A native of Clover, Maj. Sipe was the son of the late John Henry and Eleanor Whitener Sipe. He completed the Salvation Army Bible College in 1941 and resigned as minister to serve in the military police in the Army during World War II. He resumed his ministry when he returned from overseas.

He was appointed to the International Training College for the Salvation Army in 1966. He served as a Salvation Army pastor for 58 years in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North and South Carolina. He was active in the Lancaster and Rock Hill Salvation Armies. He was the widower of Genelle Jackson Sipe.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathy A. Sipe of Atlanta and Sandy Sipe of Charlotte; two sisters, Maj. Madeline Kinlaw and Evelyn Patterson, both of Charlotte; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army Shelter Fund, P.O. Box 11585, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

James Spears

ROCK HILL - Mr. James Franklin "Curley" Spears, 72, of 952 McDow Drive died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Dr. Tommy Huddleston officiating.

A native of Charlotte, Mr. Spears was the son of the late James J. and Flora Mullis Spears. He was a member of Catawba Baptist Church and retired from the U.S. Post Office after 25 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 385, Scottish Rites, Charlotte and Hejaz, Greenville. He was a member of Crescent Shrine Club, American Legion Post No. 34 and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia Steele Spears; his son, James W. Spears of Rock Hill; his daughter, Sondra S. Blackwell of Rock Hill; two sisters, Joyce Champion of Matthews, N.C., and Peggy Outen of Mint Hill, N.C.; and four grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 W. Faris St., Greenville, SC 29605.

Clarence Tate

ROCK HILL - Mr. Clarence Allen Tate, 80, of 130 Shurley St. died Monday, March 8, 1999 at home.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Nancy Valentine

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nancy Letha Tilley Valentine, 99, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Beverly Health Care.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Municipal Cemetery in High Point, N.C.

A native of High Point, N.C., Mrs. Valentine was a homemaker. She was a member of West End Baptist Church in High Point.

Surviving are her son, Grayson R. Davis of High Point; and her granddaughter, Teresa A. Bergeron of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cumby Mortuary in High Point.

York Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Viola Archie

CHESTER - Mrs. Viola Archie, formerly of 3054 Pinckney Road in the Wilksburg Community, died Monday, March 8, 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 be at the home of Tommie Gore, 3054 Pinckney Road, Wilksburg Community.

Andrew Barber

ROCK HILL - Andrew M. Barber, the infant son of Michael and Tiffany Hill Barber of 1929 Williford Road, died Tuesday, March, 9, 1999, at home.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Thomas Burds

LANCASTER, Texas - Mr. Thomas Michael Burds, 49, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 1999.

The funeral was in Lancaster, Texas, in February.

Mr. Burds was employed for a number of years at Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn, Mich., and served in Vietnam.

Surviving are his wife, Peggy Bauman; his son, Randall Scott Burds of Dallas; his daughter, Shannon Goulet Burds of Garden City, Mich.; his mother and stepfather, Faith and George Somers Sr. of Rock Hill; three brothers, Robert Burds of Dallas, Jeffrey Burds of New York and Timothy Burds of Rock Hill; three sisters, Sandra Chapp of Fort Worth, Texas, Susan Burds of Rock Hill and Christine Butler of South Lyons, Mich.; and his grandchild.

Byrum Funeral Home was in charge.

Dennis Eubanks

BLACKSBURG - Mr. Dennis "Duck" Neil Eubanks, 46, of 707 Burt Mill Road died Sunday, March 7, 1999, in Moncks Corner.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McLean-Bumgardner Funeral Home in Belmont, N.C., with the Rev. Roger Franklin officiating. Burial will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Monroe, N.C., he was the son of the late Hazel and Evelyn Broadway Eubanks. He was an Air Force veteran and served as an air policeman during the Vietnam War. He was employed by Suitt Construction Co. as an electrician and was a member of American Legion Post 243 in Bessemer City, N.C.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra Hooper Eubanks; and his son, Peter Eubanks of Boone.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at McLean-Bumgardner Funeral Home.

Michael Heath Sr.

FORT LAWN - Mr. Michael Heath Sr., 46, of 5964 Hightower Road died Saturday, March 6, 1999.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Union Ezell AME Zion Church, with the Rev. William N. Long officiating. Burial will be at Fort Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. Heath was an employee of the South Carolina State Fair. He was a member of Union Ezell AME Zion Church.

Surviving are his wife, Alice R. Heath; his son, Michael Heath Jr. of the home; his daughter, Cammie M. Heath of the home; his parents, Max and Jesse Heath of Fort Lawn; two brothers, Calvin Heath of Columbia and Alfonso Heath of Fort Lawn; and four sisters, Shirley Judge, Myrtle Heath, Linda Howze and Mary Artis, all of Fort Lawn.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Union Ezell AME Zion Church.

The body may be viewed from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at McMullen Funeral Home in Lancaster and will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Friday.

Ruth Hunter

KERSHAW - Mrs. Ruth Roberts Hunter, 90, of 413 W. Church St. died Tuesday, March, 9, 1999, at Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home. Burial will be at Buffalo Baptist Church.

A native of Kershaw, Mrs. Hunter was the daughter of the late Robert Nelson and Nannie Gardner Roberts. A homemaker, she was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church and was the widow of William Ernest Hunter.

Surviving are six sons, William Earl Hunter of Duluth, Minn., the Rev. Carl Hunter of Franklinton, N.C., and Ira B. Hunter, James R. Hunter, Jack N. Hunter and Thomas H. Hunter, all of Kershaw; four daughters, Barbara Carnes of Lancaster, and Almetta H. Estridge, Pauline Taylor and Sue Humphries, all of Kershaw; three sisters, Eula Hunter of Heath Springs, and Mattie Catoe and Mollie Truesdale, both of Kershaw; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a number of great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Bobby Hunter, 6090 Gold Mine Highway, Kershaw.

Memorials may be made to Buffalo-Mount Pisgah Rescue Squad, 2099 John Munn Road, Jefferson, SC 29718.

William Jenkins Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. William Ervin Jenkins Sr. died Monday, March 8, 1999, in Tampa, Fla.

Arrangements will be announced by Hartley Funeral Home.

Mildred Johnson

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mildred Henderson Johnson, 75, of 429 S. Confederate Ave. died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home. Burial will be at Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.

A native of Crowley, La., Mrs. Johnson was the daughter of the late Henry and Bernadine Allison Henderson. She was a homemaker and of the Presbyterian faith.

Surviving are her husband, Richard Johnson; two daughters, Malika Asante and Sheila Ayerswright, both of Connecticut; and her brother, Curly Reed of California.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society of York County, 339 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

John Sipe

CATAWBA - Maj. John Sipe, 78, of 2077 Greystone Circle died Sunday, March 7, 1999.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery in Clover.

A native of Clover, Maj. Sipe was the son of the late John Henry and Eleanor Whitener Sipe. He completed the Salvation Army Bible College in 1941 and resigned as minister to serve in the military police in the Army during World War II. He resumed his ministry when he returned from overseas.

He was appointed to the International Training College for the Salvation Army in 1966. He served as a Salvation Army pastor for 58 years in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and North and South Carolina. He was active in the Lancaster and Rock Hill Salvation Armies. He was the widower of Genelle Jackson Sipe.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathy A. Sipe of Atlanta and Sandy Sipe of Charlotte; two sisters, Maj. Madeline Kinlaw and Evelyn Patterson, both of Charlotte; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army Shelter Fund, P.O. Box 11585, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Vandosta Tabb II

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Vandosta L. Tabb II, 36, of Charleston Place Lane, formerly of Chester, died Saturday, March 6, 1999, in Concord, N.C.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. today at St. Paul Baptist Church.

Mr. Tabb was a native of Chester and attended Chester County public schools. He graduated from Breckenridge Academy in Tennessee and was a maintenance supervisor at a Concord, N.C., apartment complex.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara J. Tabb of Mooresville, N.C.; his son, Vandosta L. Tabb III of Mooresville, N.C.; his father, Lt. Col. Vandosta L. Tabb of Georgia; his mother, Julie Spann Tabb of Charlotte; and his brother, Andrew Tabb of Charlotte.

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

Clarence Tate

ROCK HILL - Mr. Clarence Allen Tate, 79, of 130 Shurley St. died Monday, March 8, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Revs. Phillip Nodine and Forrest Musselman officiating.

A native of Blaine, Miss., Mr. Tate was the son of the late Robert L. and Nina Biddy Tate. He was a member of Christian Fellowship Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. He retired from Jones & Lockland Steel Co. of East Chicago, Ind., after 34 years service.

Surviving are his wife, Pearl Sweatt Tate; his daughter, Rebecca T. McFadden of Pittsburg, Kan.; his adopted son, James Tate of Lansing, Ill.; his stepson, Steve Railey of Merced, Calif.; three brothers, Robert Tate of Arcata, Calif., Harold Tate of Birmingham, Ala., and Andrew B. Tate of Rochester, Ill.; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Nancy Valentine

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nancy Letha Tilley Valentine, 99, formerly of McConnells, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Beverly Health Care.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Oakwood Municipal Cemetery in High Point, N.C.

A native of High Point, N.C., Mrs. Valentine was a homemaker. She was a member of Green Street Baptist Church in High Point.

Surviving are her son, Grayson R. Davis of High Point; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today at Cumby Mortuary in High Point.

York Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. 


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