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Elizabeth Baskin
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Elizabeth "Betty" Baskin, 69, died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center. 
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Jerry McNair officiating. 
Born in York County, Mrs. Baskin was a former waitress and a member of Bethel Methodist Church. She was the widow of Fred Wellington Baskin Sr.
Surviving are two sons, Fred W. Baskin of Louisville, Ky., and Richard E. Baskin of Belton; two daughters, Diane Brookshire and Sue Ellis, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Fred Funderburk and Jack Funderburk, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Margaret Harrell of Warsaw, N.C.; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Sue Ellis, 325 Clayton Ave.

Susie Cherry
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Susie Cherry died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center. 
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Emmiett Clinton
YORK - Mr. Emmiett Marion Clinton, 62, of 609 E. Liberty St. in York died Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Lakeview Memory Gardens in York, with the Rev. Eddie Usher officiating. 
Born in York County, Mr. Clinton was a retired textile worker with Springs mills. 
Surviving are four brothers, Phillip Clinton, Jimmy Clinton, Ricky Clinton and Randy Clinton, all of York; four sisters, Debbie Black of Clover, Connie Clinton, Retha Smart and Carolyn White, all of York; and his half-sister, Alieen Bryant of York. 
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, S.C. Affiliate Inc., 400 Percival Road, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260.
York Funeral Home is in charge.

James Cloud
ROCK HILL - Mr. James Cloud of 156 Adnah Church Road died Thursday, Feb. 19, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center. 
The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Mount Zion AME Zion Church No. 1 in Landsford, with the Rev. Alan Stewart officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in Chester County, Mr. Cloud retired from the city of Charlotte after many years. He was a member of Mount Zion AME Zion Church No. 1.
Surviving are five sisters, Hanna Bailey and Martha Hill, both of Charlotte, Mozell Heath of Rock Hill, Alberta Dixon of Huntersville, N.C., and Pauline Baxter of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and his sister-in-law, Margaret Cloud, with whom he lived. 
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. today at the church.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert Gore
COLUMBIA - Mr. Robert "Bobby" Gore, 45, of 2004 Burton St., formerly of 107 Stewart St. in Chester, died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Baptist Medical Center.
The family is at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Gore, 107 Stewart St., Chester.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Gore's Funeral Home.

Melvin Hallman
LANCASTER - Mr. Melvin Hallman, 66, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Harold Hutchinson officiating. Burial at Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church cemetery will be private.
Born in York County, Mr. Hallman retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church. 
Surviving are two daughters, Cynthia Watkins of Lancaster and Vickie Ferguson of West Columbia; his sister, Brenda Hunter of Lancaster; and four grandsons. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, c/o Jimmy Simcox, 2507 Riverside Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Carna Mae Horton
KERSHAW - Mrs. Carna Mae Knight Horton, 73, of 3684 Goldmine Highway died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Lancaster Convalescent Center. 
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Midway Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. Randall Runion officiating.
Born in Kershaw, Mrs. Horton was a member of Midway Baptist Church and was retired from Springs Industries. She was the widow of Gilliam Carl Horton. 
Surviving are her daughter, Carol Ann Faulkenberry of Kershaw; her grandchild; and two great-grandsons.
The family will receive friends at the home of Rickey and Carol Ann Faulkenberry, 3664 Tripper Drive, Kershaw. 
Memorials may be made to Midway Baptist Church, 7864 Old Jefferson Highway, Kershaw, SC 29067.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Georgia Jones
YORK - Mrs. Georgia Anna Floyd Jones of 102 West Jefferson St. died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at Forsythe Memorial Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Mary Littlejohn
CLOVER - Mrs. Mary Benionia Littlejohn, 75, of 1410 Tom Joye Road died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Hopewell Baptist Church in Sharon, with the Rev. R. Davis officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Mrs. Littlejohn was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Perry Littlejohn of Clover, Estell Littlejohn of Amite, La., and Robert Littlejohn of Rock Hill; four daughters, Lodessia L. Pressley and Nancy L. Palmer, both of York, Barbara Littlejohn of Clover and Laura Foster of Columbia; three sisters, Amy Wright of Clover, and Rosa Lee Meeks and Theodora Jackson, both of Charlotte; 35 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Flat Rock Baptist Church. 
Wright Funeral Home is in charge.

Willie Mae Nalley
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Willie Mae Wright Nalley, 76, of 1246 Nalley Road died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at her home.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gardner Koch officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.
A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Nalley worked 18 years for Hoechst Celanese Corp. in the maintenance department and in bobbin storage. She was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Fred L. Nalley Sr.; two sons, Fred L. Nalley Jr. of Rock Hill and Joseph Nalley Sr. of Tallahassee, Fla.; three daughters, Ola Duffels and Dianne Kyzer, both of Rock Hill, and Pat Angley of York; three sisters, Frankie Holland of Rock Hill, and Jeanette Martin and Betty Randle, both of Columbia; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

James Robbins
CHESTER - Mr. James Evreaux Robbins, 82, of 1214 Williamsville Church Road died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center. 
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens. 
Born in Hickory Grove, Mr. Robbins was a meter technician with the South Carolina highway department. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was a graduate of Hickory Grove High School and an Air Force veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Ruby Mayberry Robbins of Chester; his son, James Morris Robbins of Conway; his daughter, Mary Robbins Bell of Chester; three brothers, Lowry Robbins of Charleston, Tom B. Robbins and Faye C. Robbins, both of Hickory Grove; his sister, Mary Nan Stafford of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Barron Funeral Home. 

Phillip Sexton
ROCK HILL - Mr. Phillip William H. Sexton, 73, of 1423 Bose Ave. died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center. 
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Grace Church of the Nazarene, with the Revs. Jessie Sims and Marion Pressley officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.
Mr. Sexton was a York County native. He was retired from J.P. Stevens Co. and attended Grace Church of the Nazarene. He was the widower of Madeline F. Sexton. 
Surviving are two sons, Danny Sexton and Ricky Sexton, both of Rock Hill; three daughters, Judy Faile, Glynis Beard and Sandy Rinehart, all of Rock Hill; two brothers, Grover Sexton and Richard Sexton, both of Rock Hill; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Amarylis Stallings
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Amarylis Janette Orebaugh Stallings, 75, of 860 Lucas St. died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center. 
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church, with the Rev. E. Ray Mohrmann officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.
A native of Timberville, Va., Mrs. Stallings was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and was the former owner and operator of Town Center Bakery.
Surviving are three sons, Edward A. Davis of St. Mary's, Ga., Donald Murphy Davis of Richmond, Va., and Bill Davis of Rock Hill; six grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church fellowship hall.
Memorials may be made to the National Lutheran Home, 9701 Veirs Drive, Rockville, MD 30850-3462.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Helen Tallent
YORK - Mrs. Helen Brimer Tallent, 81, of 101 Blackburn St. died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at White Oak Manor Nursing Home. 
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Central Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ray Talley officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
Born in Gastonia, N.C., Mrs. Tallent was a retired spinner at Cannon Mills. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. 
Surviving are her husband, Maxie H. Tallent of York; three daughters, Janie Widener and Martha Campbell, both of Chester, and Maxine Bailes of Rock Hill; four brothers, Leonard Brimer of Cramerton, N.C., Ed Brimer of York, and Lewis Brimer and Floyd Brimer, both of Gastonia, N.C.; five sisters, Clota A. McCalister, Ethel B. Blanton, Ruby B. White and Nellie B. Schools, all of York, and Jessie B. Huffstetler of Gastonia; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at York Funeral Home. 
Memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church, 110 Ross Cannon St., York, SC 29745 or to the Parkinson's Foundation.

Mary Walters
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Mitchell Walters, 82, of 1321 Ebinport Road died Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center. 
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Park Baptist Church, with the Revs. Eddie Ramsey and Mike Wooten officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.
Mrs. Walters was a York County native. She was a seamstress for J.C. Penney and a homemaker. She was a member of Park Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Coy D. Walters; three daughters, Jane W. Hough of McConnells, Sarah W. Boros of Orlando, Fla., and Gail W. Clark of Charlotte; three brothers, Oscar "Dick" Mitchell of St. George, and Theodore "Ted" Mitchell and Phillip Mitchell, both of York; four sisters, Rozelle M. Harper of Rock Hill, Jessie M. Smith of York, Louise M. Limpscomb of Harleyville and Edith M. Roberts of Charlotte; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
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 or the charity of one's choice.

Howard Worthy
CHESTER - Mr. Howard "Dub Long" Worthy, 43, of 144 Hinton St. died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. 
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Union Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Entzminger officiating and the Rev. Robert Worth delivering the eulogy. Burial will be at Ebenezer Baptist Church cemetery.
A Chester native, Mr. Worthy was of the Baptist faith and attended Union Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Coogler Oil Co. and attended Chester County public schools.
Surviving are two brothers, Theron Worthy and Oscar Worthy, both of Chester; two sisters, Betty Davis and Magalene Cornwell, both of Chester; his caretakers, Terrell and Larphene Robinson of the home. 
The family will receive friends at the home of Tammy Cornwell, 201 Town and Country Lane Apt. 196. 
The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Wednesday. 
The body may be viewed from noon to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at King's Funeral Home.

Eva Broughton
KERSHAW - Mrs. Eva Williams Broughton, 95, of 9503 Kershaw-Camden Highway died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1998, at White Oak Manor in Lancaster.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Bethany Baptist Church, with the Revs. Robert Rivers and Hugh McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Hanging Rock United Methodist Church cemetery.
Born in Kershaw, Mrs. Broughton was a member of Bethany Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She was the widow of Furman Franklin Broughton.
Surviving are two sons, Furman W. Broughton of Kershaw and Henry M. Broughton of Lancaster; two daughters, Verda Roberts and Shirley Roberts, both of Kershaw; 12 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and five 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 Furman Broughton, 514 S. Minor St.
Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church, P.O. Box 488, Westville, SC 29175.

Lillie Mae Dixon
CHESTER - Ms. Lillie Mae Dixon, 86, of Byrnes Medical Center in Columbia, formerly of Jeter Street in Chester, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, at the center.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Second Wilson Baptist Church, with the Rev. R.Z. Bailey officiating and the Rev. Robinson assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery. 
A Chester County native, Ms. Dixon was the widow of David Dixon. She was a member of Second Wilson Baptist Church, where she was a deaconess, in the missionary circle and a choir member. She was a member of Josephus Eastern Star Chapter 160 and a member of the CB & A Society. She attended the schools of Chester County and was retired from Phillips Industries
Surviving are her brother, Captain White of Philadelphia; her sister, Margaretta Evett of Philadelphia; her nephew whom she reared, Lorenzo White of Chester; four nieces all of whom she reared, Addie Grant of Chester, Gwendolyn Smith of Jamaica, N.Y., Odessa McClurkin of Long Island, N.Y., and Fannie Mae Jackson of Baltimore.
The family will receive friends at the home of Floyd and Addie Grant, 121 1/2 Mill St.
The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. 
Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Virgie Harper
YORK - Mrs. Virgie Hudgins Harper, 82, of 101 Springdale Drive died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. 
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Union Baptist Church, with the Rev. Alan Price officiating and the Rev. Shannon Duncan assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in York County, Mrs. Harper was a homemaker and a member of Union Baptist Church. She was the widow of Edward Matthew Harper. 
Surviving are three sons, Tommy Harper of Rock Hill, Andy Harper and Jerry Harper, both of York; five daughters, Dorothy H. Adkins of Rock Hill, Libby H. Lindly of Greenwood, Cathy H. Cole of Charlotte, Louise H. Moss and Peggy H. Wells, both of York; her stepson, Rufus Harper of Charlotte; 14 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at York Funeral Home. 
Memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church, P.O. Box 976, York, SC 29745.

Helen Hemphill
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Mrs. Helen Simpson Hemphill, 53, of 1677 President St., formerly of Rock Hill, died Friday, Feb. 20, 1998, at St. Mary Hospital in Brooklyn.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Baptist Church in Newport with pastor Ronnie Baxter officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Mrs. Hemphill was educated in York County public schools and graduated from Emmett Scott High School. She was employed by Tell Candy Co. and was a member of Union Baptist Church.
Surviving are four sons, Donzell Hemphill and Heyward Hemphill, both of Brooklyn, Lyndon Hemphill and Norman Hemphill, both of Rock Hill; two daughters, Claudette Hemphill and Melanie Hemphill, both of Brooklyn; four brothers, Jerry L. McMoore of Newark, N.J., Jessie L. McMoore, John T. Simpson and Joe L. McMoore, all of Rock Hill; six sisters, Mary M. Stroud and Bettye R. Johnson, both of Rock Hill, Martha M. Jackson of Richmond, Va., Sallie M. Shaw of Irving, N.J., Barbara Smith of Rose Hill, N.J., and Margie Sutton of Diamond Bar, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at 324 Berry St. in Rock Hill.
The body may be viewed from 1 to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Parker Funeral Home.
The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Georgia Jones
YORK - Mrs. Georgia Anna Floyd Jones,75, of 102 W. Jefferson St. died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at Forsythe Memorial Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Galilee Baptist Church, with the Rev. S.E. Tyndall officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Mrs. Jones was a member of Galilee Baptist Church, where she was a member of the musical choir, the church choir, a former usher board member and in the missionary circle. She was a member of the NAACP, the Upper Division of the Sandy River Baptist Association and was active in other local civic groups. 
Surviving are her foster daughter, Ernestine S. Adams of York; and her cousin, Evelyn Tyndall of Winston-Salem, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Galilee Baptist Church. 
The body may be viewed from 5 to 7 tonight at Wright Funeral Home.

Susie Lackey
CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Susie McGee Lackey, 81, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at Mecklenburg Health Care Center. 
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill. 
Born in Rock Hill, Mrs. Lackey retired from Nebel Knitting Co. and was a member of Berry Hill Baptist Church.
Surviving are her son, Jim McGee of Fort Mill; her daughter, Myrna Hendrix of Lawrenceville, Ga.; her sister, Jessie G. Rogers of Tryon, N.C.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the home of Jim McGee, 420 Hemingford Grey, Bailiwyck subdivision. 
Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Eloise McLurkin
CHESTER - Mrs. Eloise Babcock McLurkin, 81, of 140 Babcock Drive died Thursday, Feb. 19, 1998, at Grace Hospital in Detroit.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Metropolitan AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Cordell Jenkins officiating and elder Carl Glenn and Rev. Arthur Randolph Jr. assisting. Burial will be at Benson Cemetery.
A Chester native, Mrs. McLurkin was a graduate of Brainerd High School and Brainerd Junior College. She was a member of Metropolitan AME Zion Church, where she was a member of the Christian Education Board, missionary society, senior musical choir and Stewardess Board No. 2. She was a member of Magna Klumba and worked at the voting polls for over 25 years. She was the widow of Floyd McLurkin.
Surviving are two brothers, David H. Babcock of Detroit and Futrey Babcock of Augusta, Ga.
The family will receive friends at the home.
The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Thursday.
Gore's Funeral Home is in charge.

Geneva Pickett
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Geneva Pickett, 92, of 1054 S. Stonewall St. died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at her home.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. @brief:Josephine Snypp
NAPLES, Fla. - Mrs. Josephine Brandon "Jo" Snypp, 89, died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998. 
The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Friday at Naples Memorial Gardens-Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. James Hervey officiating. 
Born in Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Snypp was a graduate of Ohio State University, a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, a charter member of Moorings Presbyterian Church and a member of Naples Community Hospital Auxiliary. She was past president of the Junior League in Rock Hill. 
She was the widow of J. Robert Snypp.
Surviving are two sons, J. Robert Snypp Jr. and Channing H. Snypp, both of Atlanta; her daughter, Margaret S. Nottle of Murphy, N.C.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Collier County chapter of the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 8058, Naples, FL 34101 or to The Friends of Bentley Village Fund, 561 Bentley Village Court, Naples, FL 34110 or to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.
Hodges Funeral Home is in charge.

Helen Tallent
YORK - Mrs. Helen Brimer Tallent, 81, of 101 Blackburn St. died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at White Oak Manor Nursing Home. 
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Central Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ray Talley officiating and the Rev. Owen Duncan assisting. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
Born in Gastonia, N.C., Mrs. Tallent was a retired spinner at Cannon Mills. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher. 
Surviving are her husband, Maxie H. Tallent of York; three daughters, Janice Widener and Martha Campbell, both of Chester, and Maxine Bailes of Rock Hill; four brothers, Leonard Brimer of Cramerton, N.C., Ed Brimer of York, and Lewis Brimer and Floyd Brimer, both of Gastonia, N.C.; five sisters, Clota A. McCalister, Ethel B. Blanton, Ruby B. White and Nellie B. Schools, all of York, and Jessie B. Huffstetler of Gastonia; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church, 110 Ross Cannon St., York, SC 29745 or to the Parkinson's Foundation.

Mary Walters
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Mitchell Walters, 82, of 1321 Ebinport Road died Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center. 
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Park Baptist Church, with the Revs. Eddie Ramsey and Mike Wooten officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.
Mrs. Walters was a York County native. She was a seamstress for J.C. Penney and a homemaker. She was a member of Park Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Coy D. Walters; three daughters, Jane W. Hough of McConnells, Sarah W. Boros of Orlando, Fla., and Gail W. Clark of Charlotte; three brothers, Oscar "Dick" Mitchell of St. George, and Theodore "Ted" Mitchell and Phillip Mitchell, both of York; four sisters, Rozelle M. Harper of Rock Hill, Jessie M. Smith of York, Louise M. Lipscomb of Harleyville and Edith M. Roberts of Charlotte; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Park Baptist Church or the charity of one's choice.
Bass Funeral Home is serving the family.

Howard Worthy
CHESTER - Mr. Howard "Dub Long" Worthy, 43, of 144 Hinton St. died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. 
The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Union Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Entzminger officiating and the Rev. Robert Worthy delivering the eulogy. Burial will be at Ebenezer Baptist Church cemetery.
A Chester native, Mr. Worthy was of the Baptist faith and attended Union Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Coogler Oil Co. and attended Chester County public schools.
Surviving are two brothers, Theron Worthy and Oscar Worthy, both of Chester; two sisters, Betty Davis and Magalene Cornwell, both of Chester; his caretakers, Terrell and Larphene Robinson of the home. 
The family will receive friends at the home of Tammy Cornwell, 201 Town and Country Lane Apt. 196. 
The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. today. 
King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Susie Cherry
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Susie Mae Ervin Cherry died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center. 
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Cross Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. J.E. Boulware officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
A York County native, Mrs. Cherry was a member of Cross Road Baptist Church. She attended the public schools of York County. She was a retired employee of York General Hospital.
Surviving are her daughter, Lottie M. Cherry of Mount Vernon, N.Y.; her grandson whom she reared, Geoffrey D. Ramseur of Detroit; two brothers, Joe Ervin of Rock Hill and Willie Jean Ervin of Newark, N.J.; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at 560 Freedom Road.
The body may be viewed at 9 a.m. Friday at Robinson Funeral Home and will be placed in the church at noon Friday.

Ruth Eiler
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ruth Mildred Geis Eiler, 95, of 2801 Long Shadow Lane died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at her home.
A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Riverview Memorial Park in Verona, Penn.
Born in Verona, Mrs. Eiler was a member of Leechburg United Methodist Church in Leechburg, Penn., was a homemaker and was the past secretary-treasurer of the Armstrong County Senior Citizens Association. She was the widow of Joseph Eiler.
Surviving are her son, Roy F. Eiler of Rock Hill; her daughter, Arleen E. Scarborough of Rock Hill; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Allen Gardner
KERSHAW - Mr. Allen B. Gardner, 80, of 227 W. Third St. died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster. 
The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Buffalo Baptist Church, with the Revs. Bill Morris and Donald Coppedge officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Born in Kershaw, Mr. Gardner was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and a Sunday school teacher. He was retired from Springs Industries after 39 years of service.
Surviving are his wife, Martha Dunn Gardner; two sons, Gary A. Gardner of Heath Springs and James A. Gardner of Lancaster; two daughters, Louise Faulkenberry of Mount Holly, N.C., and Judy Polson of Kershaw; three sisters, Evelyn Stewart of Lancaster, Doris Horton of Bethune and Edna Bradley of Lugoff; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Buffalo Baptist Church, 6390 Lockhart Road, Kershaw, SC 29067.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert Gore
COLUMBIA - Mr. Robert "Bobby" Gore, 45, of 2004 Burton St., formerly of 107 Stewart St. in Chester, died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Baptist Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Gill Creek Baptist Church in Columbia, with the Rev. Samuel T. Ross-Lee officiating and the Revs. Dr. W.G. Boulware, Alonzo Gregory, Lewis Gunter and evangelist Tony Nelson Young assisting. Burial will be at Lincoln Cemetery. 
A Chester native, Mr. Gore graduated from Finley Senior High School and Friendship Junior College and attended Benedict College. He was an employee of the state Department of Corrections for 25 years. He was a member of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity. He was a member of the Gill Creek Baptist Church, where he served on trustee board. He was a member of the S.C. Federation of Youth, where he was an advisor.
Surviving are his wife, Janice Wilson Gore of the home; his son, Robert Gore Jr. of the home; his daughter, Natoya Gore of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Gore of Chester; two brothers, James E. Gore and George Allen Gore, both of Chester; and his sister, Cathy Thompson of Heath Springs. 
The family will receive friends at 6 tonight at Gore's Funeral Home in Chester.

Susie Lackey
CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Susie McGee Lackey, 81, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at Mecklenburg Health Care Center. 
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill. 
Born in Rock Hill, Mrs. Lackey retired from Nebel Knitting Co. and was a member of Berry Hill Baptist Church.
Surviving are her son, Jim McGee of Fort Mill; her daughter, Myrna Hendrix of Lawrenceville, Ga.; her sister, Jessie G. Rogers of Tryon, N.C.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Geneva Pickett
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Geneva McDuffie Pickett, 92, of 1054 S. Stonewall St. died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at her home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.W. Thompson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
A Fairfield County native, Mrs. Pickett was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, the Union Aide Society, the AP&B Society, the Eastern Star, the senior choir and the missionary society. She attended Fairfield County public schools.
Surviving are her grandson, Thomas Gordon Sr. of Rock Hill; five granddaughters, Patricia Gordon of West Orange, N.J., Loretta Siegler, Janie Peterson, Dietta Cunningham and Terry Pickett, all of Rock Hill; 22 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home.
The body may be viewed from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Robinson Funeral Home and will be placed in the church at noon Saturday.

Homer Spinks
FORT MILL - Mr. Homer Alexander Spinks, 74, of 1063 Deas St. died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Tom Pietila officiating. A memorial service will be noon today at Woodland United Methodist Church.
Born in Fort Mill, Mr. Spinks retired from Springs Industries after 47 years and worked for Food Lion for nine years after retirement. 
He was a World War II Marine veteran and later retired from the National Guard. He was a member of Woodland United Methodist Church, where he was in the Wingate Sunday school class. He was a Mason at Lodge No. 385 in Rock Hill. 
Surviving are his wife, Constance Greene Spinks of Rock Hill; his daughter, Connie Spinks Thompson of Rock Hill; his brother, Bill Spinks of Fort Mill; his sister, Virginia Kissiah of Fort Mill; three grandchildren; a step-granddaughter; and his great-grandchild. 
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, S.C. Chapter, 1817 Gadsen St., Columbia, SC 29201 or to Woodland United Methodist Church, 801 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.
Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Glenn Stricker Jr.
ROCK HILL - Mr. Henry Glenn Stricker Jr., 50, of 1213 Virginia Dare died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at his home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Northside Baptist Church, with Dr. Jerry Sosebee officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park. 
A Chester native, Mr. Stricker was a member of Northside Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, Sunday school superintendent, outreach director and Sunday school teacher. He was an Army veteran and served during Vietnam. He enjoyed the outdoors, particularly softball.
Surviving are his wife, Kathy Crump Stricker of the home; two sons, Christopher Stricker of the home and Jeff Stricker of Rock Hill; his stepdaughter, Allison Ramsey of Nashville, Tenn.; his mother, Katherine Hancock Stricker of Chester; his brother, Robert M. Stricker of Chester; and two sisters, Brenda Boyd and Nancy Hall, both of Chester.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 1140 Curtis St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Josephine Torrence
ROCK HILL - Miss Josephine Torrence, 91, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at White Oak Manor.
A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church cemetery, with the Revs. Robert Jack and Roy W. Coker officiating. 
Born in Pineville, N.C., Miss Torrence was a member of Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church. She retired from Springs Industries, where she was a member of the Springs Senior Citizens Group.
Surviving are three nieces and two nephews.
The family will receive friends after the service at the Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church's Choate Family Room.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, 15000 York Road, Charlotte, NC 28278.
Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Edna Vea
YORK - Mrs. Edna Crump Vea, 75, of 2322 Kingsburry Road died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Steelberry United Methodist Church in Charlotte, with the Rev. Nicholest Rochester officiating and the Revs. Rick Stansile and Benny Helms assisting. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.
Born in Mount Holly, N.C., Mrs. Vea was a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband, Pedro Vea; four sons, Jack Vea of Matthews, N.C., Robert Kaps of Clover, Charles Tacorda of Blytheville, Ark., and Harley Vea of Charlotte; two daughters, Susan Seegel of Pittsburgh and Judy Ashe of York; her brother, James B. Crump of Indian Trail, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at York Funeral Home.

Lane Watts
SUMTER - Mrs. Lane Rose Watts, 55, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at her home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home, with Dr. Daniel Moore and the Revs. Bill Johnson and Patty Griffith Fallaw officiating. Burial will be at Sumter Cemetery.
Born in Kershaw County, Mrs. Watts was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Sumter and Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Rock Hill. She was a graduate of Camden High School and the American Technology Institute. She retired from Tuomey Regional Medical Center as a medical technologist. 
Surviving are her husband, Joseph "Bennie" Watts; her daughter, Barbara B. Fulford of Sumter; two stepdaughters, Jackie Powers of Gainesville, Ga., and Gwen Patterson of Lakeland, Ga.; her mother of Sumter; her brother, Stanley Rose of Rock Hill; her sister, June Pritchard of Sumter; and five grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home and at other times at the home, 108 Curtiswood Drive.
Memorials may be made to Tri-County Hospice, 19-B West Calhoun St., Sumter, SC or to the American Diabetes Association.

Franklin Bailey
ROCK HILL - Mr. Franklin Richard Bailey, 40, of 746 Blake St. died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Mayzelle Campbell
CLOVER - Mrs. Mayzelle Sprouse Campbell, 59, of 106 Smith St. died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Clover Church of God. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery.

Born in Blacksburg, Mrs. Campbell was a member of Clover Church of God, where she was a pianist for many years.

Surviving are two sons, Jerry Campbell of Clover and Roy Campbell of Fort Leavenworth, Kan.; her daughter, Pamela S. Usery of Panama City, Fla.; three brothers, Leroy Sprouse of Enoree, Don Sprouse of Clover and Earl Sprouse of Rock Hill; two sisters, Gerrean Kale and Modra Loftin, both of Clover; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home.

Frances Dye
GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Frances Dye of Douglas Circle, Youngstown Community died Thursday, Feb. 26, 1998, at Rehab and Nursing Center in Monroe, N.C.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Washington Funeral Home.

Ruth Eiler
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ruth Mildred Geis Eiler, 95, of 2801 Long Shadow Lane died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at her home.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m. March 6 at Riverview Memorial Park in Verona, Pa.

Born in Verona, Mrs. Eiler was a member of Leechburg United Methodist Church in Leechburg, Pa. She was a homemaker and was the past secretary-treasurer of the Armstrong County Senior Citizens Association. She was the widow of Joseph Eiler.

Surviving are her son, Roy F. Eiler of the home; her daughter, Arleen E. Scarboro of Rock Hill; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Betty Fletcher
QUEENS, N.Y. - Mrs. Betty Miller Fletcher, formerly of Fort Mill, died Monday, Feb. 23, 1998, at Winthrop Medical Center on Long Island, N.Y.

The funeral will be 5:30 p.m. Sunday at J. Foster Phillip Chapel in Queens, N.Y., with minister Ervette Newsome officiating. Burial will be 9 a.m. Monday at Nassau Nobles Cemetery in Port Washington, N.Y.

A Fort Mill native, Mrs. Fletcher was a graduate of George Fish High School. She attended Friendship Junior College and C.W. Post Nursing School. She was employed at Creedmore State Hospital as a registered nurse. She was a member of James Chapel Baptist Church in Fort Mill.

Surviving are her husband, Frank Fletcher of New York; two daughters, Nicole Fletcher and Ladawn Fletcher, both of New York; her stepfather, Woodrow Jackson of New York; four brothers, Herbert Miller of Baltimore and Douglas Jackson, Michael Jackson and Donald Jackson, all of New York; her sister, Shelia Boykin of New York; and four grandchildren.

Clemons Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Austin Truesdale
LANCASTER - Mr. Austin Franklin "John" Truesdale, 91, of 1628 John Truesdale Road died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Camp Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Cecil Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Born in Camden, Mr. Truesdale was a member of Camp Creek Baptist Church and was a farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Plassie B. Truesdale; his daughter, Bleeka Morrison of Lancaster; two brothers, Floyd Truesdale of Lenoir, N.C., and Herbert Truesdale of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two sisters, Mary Beam and Litle Bridges, both of Shelby, N.C.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to John Truesdale Memorial Fund, 1629 John Truesdale Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Franklin Bailey
ROCK HILL - Mr. Franklin Richard Bailey, 40, of 746 Blake St. died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 7 tonight at Parker Funeral Home, with the Rev. B.R. Wilson officiating. Burial will be private.

Born in Morristown, N.J., Mr. Bailey attended Morristown High School and moved to Rock Hill in 1997.

Surviving are two daughters, Takia Bailey of Lakewood, N.J., and Evelyn Bailey of Scranton, Pa.; his mother, Evelyn Bailey of Rock Hill; three brothers, John Bailey and William Bailey, both of Morristown, N.J., and Wayne Bailey of Richfield, N.C.; his grandmother, Viola Marrow of Rock Hill; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Charles Bigger
FORT MILL - Mr. Charles Robert Bigger, 89, died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. William Pender officiating.

Born in York County, Mr. Bigger retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Co. after 38 years of employment. He was a member of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the VFW.

Surviving are his brother, Jack Bigger of Rock Hill; and his sister, Mildred Bigger of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at the home of Mildred Bigger, 325 Park Ave.

Memorials may be made to Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, 421 W. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to Rogers Memorial ARP Church, 1820 Eden Terrace, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the charity of one's choice.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Ruth Broach
LANCASTER - Mrs. Ruth Davis Broach, 83, of 1563 Cedar Dale Lane died Thursday, Feb. 26, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Second Baptist Church, with Dr. James D. Spencer III and the Rev. Clarence Adkins officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Born in Lancaster County, Mrs. Broach was a retired employee of Springs Industries. She was a member of Second Baptist Church for 70 years.

She was the widow of Warren C. Broach.

Surviving are four sons, Farrell G. "Buck" Broach of Lancaster, Dennis Broach of Hemingway, Wayne Broach of Rock Hill and Robert L. Broach of Catawba; four daughters, Novice Neely of Chesnee, Quinn Davis of Rock Hill, and Judy Catoe and Cherry Thomas, both of Lancaster; her brother, Walter Glenn Davis of Surfside Beach; 25 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church piano fund, 1426 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hazel Corrick
LANCASTER - Mrs. Hazel Warren Corrick, 90, died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be private.

Born in Lyndon, Wis., Mrs. Corrick was a retired nurse and was a member of the United Methodist Church of Oswego, Ill.

She was the widow of Donald Eddy Corrick.

Surviving are her daughter, Patricia Knezevich of Lancaster; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Lancaster Disabilities and Special Needs Board, 1126 Camp Creek Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Cauthen Funeral Home, Lancaster Chapel is in charge.

Frances Dye
GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Frances Williams Dye, 85, of Douglas Circle, Youngstown Community died Thursday, Feb. 26, 1998, at Rehab and Nursing Center in Monroe, N.C.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at First Mount Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. E. Jeeter officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Born in Fairfield County, Mrs. Dye attended the public schools of Chester County and was a member of First Mount Zion Church where she was a member of the senior choir. She was a member of Eastern Star Chapter No. 118.

She was the widow of Coy Dye.

Surviving are her son, Robert Dye of the home; and two grandsons.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight at Washington Funeral Home.

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

Edwin Estridge
KERSHAW - Mr. Edwin Wilson Estridge, 79, of 3958 Timrod Road, Bethune, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 1998, at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Timrod Baptist Church, with the Rev. Harold Adams officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Born in Bethune, Mr. Estridge was a member of Timrod Baptist Church where he was a deacon and a teacher of the senior adult Sunday school class. He was a member of the Woodman of the World Lodge 737 and was an Air Force veteran and prisoner of war. He was retired from the Kendall Co. as a heating and air conditioning mechanic.

Surviving are his wife, Iris McCaskill Estridge; his son, Edwin Wilson Estridge Jr. of Florence; three sisters, Tully E. Jones of Spartanburg, Kathleen E. Jernigan of Georgetown and Cleora E. Jones of Bethune; two grandchildren; and a step-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Fannie Gladden
RICHBURG - Mrs. Fannie Good Gladden, 95, of 140 East Lancaster St. died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Northside Hospital in Canton, Ga.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Prospect United Methodist Church, with the Revs. John Rumford, Della Sparks and Fant Steele officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Born in Chester County, Mrs. Gladden was a homemaker and a piano teacher. She was a graduate of Chester County schools and Winthrop College and was a member of Mount Prospect United Methodist Church.

She was the widow of Robert H. Gladden.

Surviving are her son, Robert H. Gladden Jr. of Jasper, Ga.; three sisters, Mary H. Bonner of Gaffney, Lucy Ray of York and Annis Russell of Woodland, Texas; three grandsons; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Betty Hegler
LANCASTER - Mrs. Betty Carnahan Hegler, 73, of 1528 Lynwood Drive died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at West Side Cemetery, with the Rev. Shane Patrick officiating.

Born in Crafton, Pa., Mrs. Hegler was a member of First Baptist Church and was retired from A.O. Smith-Clark Control.

Surviving are her son, Julian E. Hegler of Cornelius, N.C.; two daughters, Betsy Hegler and Dorothy Jane Hegler, both of Columbia; her mother, Alma Eugenia Knight McManus of Lancaster; her sister, Mykkel Wallace of Coeur D'Alene, Idaho; two grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 300 S. Market St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Tommie Jernigan
LANCASTER - Mrs. Tommie Nesbit Jernigan, 87, of 606 W. Meeting St. died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at First ARP Church, with the Revs. Gilbert Powell and Roy Beckham officiating. Entombment will be at Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Born in Lenoir, N.C., Mrs. Jernigan was a homemaker and a member of First ARP Church.

She was the widow of Dalton Hooper Jernigan.

Surviving are her daughter, Sara Eddins of Lancaster; her sister, Julia Bowers of Lancaster; and her grandson.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home, Lancaster Chapel and other times at the home of Mack and Sara Eddins, 1105 Malvern Lane.

Memorials may be made to the D.H. and Tommie Jernigan Scholarship Fund, c/o University of South Carolina, Lancaster Regional Campus, PO Box 889, Lancaster, SC 29721-0889.

Mildred Ledbetter
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mildred Maxine Ledbetter, 46, died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at her home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Lakeview Memory Gardens in York, with the Rev. Ron Roddey officiating.

Born in West Plains, Mo., Mrs. Ledbetter was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are four daughters, Jacqueline Hale of Harrison, Ark., Veronica Root of Lynsberg, Kan., and Carmella Petty and Jessica Murdy, both of Rock Hill; her parents, Floyd and Hazel Ledbetter of West Plains, Mo.; five brothers, Dean Ledbetter, Donald Ledbetter, J.C. Ledbetter, Joe Ledbetter and Steve Ledbetter, all of West Plains, Mo.; and two sisters, Laverna Williams of West Plains, Mo., and Alice Kelsey of Steel, Mo.

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

Thomas Lee
CHESTER - Mr. Thomas Lindsey Lee, 60, of 153-C Saluda St. died Thursday, Feb. 26, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Barron Funeral Home, with the Rev. Reggie Parker officiating. Burial will be at Zion Presbyterian Church cemetery.

Born in Chester County, Mr. Lee was a retired self-employed automobile mechanic. He attended the schools of Chester County and was a member of Chester ARP Church.

He was the widower of Remona Daphine Owens Lee.

Surviving are his daughter, Teresa Williford of Chester and two granddaughters.

The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter at 720 Colony Road.

Johnnie Mae McClure
CHESTER - Mrs. Johnnie Mae McClure, 86, of Chester Care Facility, formerly of 2216 Cedar Grove Church Road, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Denton Funeral Home.

Dolores Miller
GASTONIA, N.C. - Mrs. Dolores Benjamin "Moote" Miller, 51, of 1808 Taylor Drive died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at St. John Baptist Church, with the Rev. William Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park.

A native of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Miller was a member of St. John Baptist Church and was a machine operator.

Surviving are her husband, Robert Miller; three sons, Christopher Miller of Manchester, Ky., and Robert Miller and Kyle Miller, both of Gastonia; three daughters, Sheiva Miller and Janelle Miller, both of Gastonia, and Ejean Miller of Belmont, N.C.; two brothers, L.W. Benjamin and Foster Benjamin, both of Rock Hill; her sister, Alberta Wright of Clover; and eight grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. today at St. John Baptist Church.

Costner Funeral Home is in charge.

Geneva Pickett
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Geneva Duffy Pickett, 92, of 1054 S. Stonewall St. died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.W. Thompson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A Fairfield County native, Mrs. Pickett was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, the Union Aide Society, the AP&B Society, the Eastern Star, the senior choir and the missionary society. She attended Fairfield County public schools.

Surviving are two brothers, Sammy Duffy of Columbia and Henry Duffy of Bronx, N.Y.; two sisters, Mary D. Feely of Charlotte and Ruby D. Tate of Bronx, N.Y.; six grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Virl Potts
FORT MILL - The graveside service for Ms. Virl Leonna Davis Potts, 83, of Knollwood Apartments who died Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center, will be 2 p.m. today at Grandview Memorial Park Mausoleum, with the Rev. Warren Nance officiating.

Born in Greer, Ms. Potts worked for Industrial Mills of Rock Hill and Burlington Mills of Gastonia, N.C.

Surviving are two sons, Gary D. Davis of Rock Hill and James W. Potts of Columbus, Ga.; her daughter, Gayle P. Bailey of Fort Mill; two sisters, Eunice Amerson and Elvie Knight, both of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of Gayle Bailey, 201 Williamson St.

Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Samuel Timms
ANDERSON - Mr. Samuel Augustus Timms, 83, of 406 Rogers St. died Thursday, Feb. 26, 1998, at Anderson Area Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McDuffie Street Church of God, with the Rev. Jerry Rice officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Mr. Timms was a self-employed small engine repairman, a former employee of Equinox Mill and was a member of McDuffie Street Church of God where he was a bus driver and usher.

Surviving are his wife, Colleen Davis Timms; two sons, Rodney Timms of Fort Mill and Marshall Timms of Iva; three daughters, Katy Helms of Waxhaw, N.C., Mary Rowland of Anderson and Patsy Wilson of Fort Mill; his sister, Inez Whitten of Calhoun Falls; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

The family is at the home.

McDougald Funeral Home is in charge.

Timothy Williams
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Mr. Timothy J. Williams, 39, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 1998, of lung cancer at his home.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 419 Woodland St., Nashville. Entombment will be at the the church.

Surviving are his companion, Jeff Burch of Nashville; his mother, Nelle Williams of York; two brothers, Sam Williams and Dean Williams, both of York; three sisters, Fran Broome of Wilmington, N.C., Joyce Adkins of York and Jane Kimbrell of Rock Hill.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. A reception will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 419 Woodland St., Nashville, TN 37206.

Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Hendersonville is in charge.


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