Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Willie Green

FORT MILL - Mrs. Willie Mae Barber Green of 207 Cinda St. died Monday, March 15, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at United AME Zion Church, with the Rev. T.R. McBeth officiating and the Revs. K.L. Sanders, Loretta Adams and C.J. Jenkins assisting. Burial will be at Greenhill Cemetery.

A native of Mecklenburg County, N.C., Mrs. Green was the daughter of the late Willie Barber and Lula Rodman Barber.

She joined James Chapel Baptist Church at an early age. She later joined Pleasant Valley Church and was a member of United AME Zion Church.

She served with the Hymn Choir, Willing Workers, Missionaries, Stewardess Board and Deaconess.

Surviving are five daughters, Bettye Culp of the home, Amanda Davis and Rebecca White, both of Fort Mill, and Tessea Cloud and Doris Tillman, both of Rock Hill; two brothers, Otis Potts and Nesbitt Potts, both of Fort Mill; 16 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Clemons Funeral Home is in charge.

Clennon Phillips

LAKE WYLIE - Mr. Clennon Phillips, 47, of 299 Regal Road died Monday, March, 15, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Wright Funeral Home in York, with the Rev. Keith Hunter officiating. Burial will be at Uniondale Cemetery in York.

A native of York County, Mr. Phillips was the son of the late Robert Saye and Sarah Durham Phillips. He was a landscaper and attended Liberty Hill AME Zion Church.

Surviving are seven brothers, Robert Phillips, Alexander Phillips, Donald Phillips, David Phillips and Jerry Phillips, all of Lake Wylie, and Paul Phillips and Richard Phillips, both of Gastonia, N.C.; and three sisters, Martha P. June, Mary E. Phillips and Sallie P. Woods, all of Gastonia.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Wright Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

John Cash Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. John Bundy "Cash" Cash Sr., 50, of 1046 Ebenezer Ave. Extension died Monday, March 15, 1999, at Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Lewis Vehaun officiating.

A native of York County, Mr. Cash was the son of Mamie Rumfelt Cash of Rock Hill and the late Robert Grant Cash. He was a member of the American Legion.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Frances Dixon Cash of Lancaster; his son, John Bundy Cash Jr. of Rock Hill; his daughter, Amanda C. Adkins of Rock Hill; three brothers, Robert Thomas Cash and David Grant Cash, both of Rock Hill, and Jessie Marion Cash of Fort Mill; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends at the home of David Cash, 1050 Chris Court, Rock Hill.

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

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Betty Buckson

EDGEMOOR - Mrs. Betty Jean Douglas Buckson of 3740 Fescue Road died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Red Oak AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Gary Smith officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Buckson was a native of Chester County. She was an employee at Lewisville Elementary School and a member of Red Oak AME Zion Church, where she was on the Usher Board and choir. She attended York County public schools.

Surviving are her husband, Tommy Lee Buckson; her son, Tommy N. Buckson of Rock Hill; her daughter, Doris Heath of Charlotte; her mother, Mable L. Douglas of Rock Hill; four brothers, Willie Douglas and McArthur Douglas, both of Rock Hill, and Ernest Douglas and Donald Douglas, both of Edgemoor; and four grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Robinson Funeral Home. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Friday.

Joe Tidwell

RICHBURG - Mr. Joe Tidwell, 82, of 105 Gladden Road died Saturday, March 13, 1999, at Beverly Health Care in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Mount Moriah AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Grady Sharp officiating and the Revs. G.G. Johnson and Dr. Mirian Crawford and Pastor Bernard Morris assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Tidwell was a member of Mount Moriah AME Zion Church, where he was a former trustee. He was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. and attended Chester County public schools.

Surviving are his wife, Lena M. Tidwell; three sons, Robert Tidwell of New Jersey, Joe Tidwell Jr. of Fort Lawn and James Lewis of Great Falls; 12 daughters, Lottie Brown, Henrietta Bowler, Laura Tidwell and Elizabeth Johnson, all of Chester, Mary L. Culp of Richburg, Louise Lewis and Lois Lewis, both of Great Falls, Sarah Cousar of New York, Cora Tidwell, Maggie B. Shaw and Katherine Tidwell, all of Detroit, and Elsie Jefferson of Louisiana; his stepdaughter, Annette Patrick of New York; two sisters, Shirley Tidwell and Marie Tidwell, both of Charlotte; 27 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; his step-grandchild; and his step-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 9 p.m. today at Kings Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St.

The body will be taken to the church at 2 p.m. Thursday.

S.L. McCormick

GREAT FALLS - Mr. S.L. McCormick of 105 Locust St. died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.

Arrangements will be announced by Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.

Glenn Bennett

GREAT FALLS - Mr. Glenn Bennett, 80, of 36 Pinecrest Ave. died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at East Cooper Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Great Falls Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Clarence Fouse officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mr. Bennett was the son of the late William Edgar Bennett and Sadie Dabney Bennett. Mr. Bennett was retired from the Great Falls Post Office as assistant postmaster after 28 years service. He was a graduate of Lancaster High School and was a member of Great Falls Presbyterian Church, where he had been an Elder since 1951 and had taught Sunday school for many years. He served as a first sergeant in the Army during World War II.

He was a member of the Great Falls Lions Club and was appointed to the board of the Chester County Natural Gas Authority in 1955. He was a member of the Hometown Association, past president of the Jaycees, past commander of the American Legion and past president of the PTA. He served on the Great Falls Town Council from 1968 to 1978 and as mayor from 1978 to 1981. He was the widower of Jean Brannon Bennett.

Surviving are three daughters, Martha B. Waters of Mount Pleasant, Mary B. Summers of Summerville and Melinda B. Gilreath of Simpson-ville; his brother, Earl Bennett of Lancaster; two sisters, Saralie Simpson of Lancaster and Deet Elliott of Camden; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to Great Falls Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 466, Great Falls, SC 29055.

Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home is in charge.

Idell Sumter

IRVINGTON, N.J. - Mrs. Idell Sumter of 712 15th Ave. died Friday, March 12, 1999.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thurs-day at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Newark, N.J. Burial will be at Hollywood Cemetery in Irvington.

Surviving are her husband, Thomas Sumter; her daughter, Anna Mae Sumter Boulware of Chester; and her sister, Etheline Edwards of East Orange, N.J.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 tonight at Whigham Funeral Home, 580 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Metropolitan Baptist Church, 149 Springfield Ave., Newark, NJ 07103.

The family is at the home of Mrs. Sumter's daughter, the Rev. and Mrs. Jessie Boulware, 105 Cemetery St. in Chester.

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

S.L. McCormick

GREAT FALLS - Mr. S.L. McCormick, 62, of 105 Locust St. died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at home.

The graveside service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Greenlawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Charles Bradley officiating.

A native of Lancaster County, Mr. McCormick was a son of the late Heyward Pink McCormick and Emma Busbee McCormick. He was a former employee of J.P. Stevens and Springs Industries. He was the widower of Barbara Dixon McCormick.

Surviving are two sons, Willie McCormick of Nashville, Tenn., and Tony McCormick of Boston; two sisters, Viola Baker of Great Falls and Bertha Jean Self of Columbia; and his grandson.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.

Margaret Mobley

KERSHAW - Mrs. Margaret Allison Mobley, 79, of 405 Stevens Drive died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bryant Fersner officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

A native of York County, Mrs. Mobley was a daughter of the late John Pinckney and Emily Wylie Allison. She was a graduate of Winthrop College and retired after 32 years of teaching. She taught home economics at Jefferson High School and third grade at Flat Creek Elementary School. She was a member of the South Carolina Retired Teacher Association, the King Alfred Garden Club and First Baptist Church, where she was in the Esther Sunday school classes and the church Bible study group.

Surviving are her husband, W. Jack Mobley of Kershaw; her son, Don W. Moore of Kershaw; her daughter, Jackie Pope of Kershaw; her brother, J.P. Allison of Camden; two grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church building fund, 210 N. Matson St., Kershaw, SC 29067 or to Hospice of Lancaster, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Gregory Mokritsky

COLUMBIA - Mr. Gregory Alexander Mokritsky of Columbia died Tuesday, March 16, 1999 at home.

The graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

A native of Endicott, N.Y., Mr. Mokritsky was a son of the late Theodore F. Mokritsky and Rosa Tudorff Mokritsky. He served in the Army 26 years, where he played in the Army band. He was member of the Society of the First Division and a charter member of First Infantry Division Band, where he served as first chair clarinet soloist. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 13. He was of the Greek Orthodox Faith.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley Partin Mokritsky; two daughters, Angela M. Groves of Lugoff and Suzanne M. Kummer of Rock Hill; and three grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 13 or to the American Heart Association.

Greenlawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home is in charge.

Sam Barber Jr.

GREAT FALLS - Mr. Sam Barber Jr., 55, of 576 Tanglewood Road, Pearidge Community, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.

The graveside service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at New Independent Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. M. Whitten officiating.

Mr. Barber was retired from the Cedar Creek Hydro Plant of Duke Power, where he was operator. He was a member of New Independent Methodist Church.

Surviving are his son, the Rev. Reginald Barber of Whitmire; two daughters, Jacqueline Barber of Great Falls and Tabatha B. Crank of Chester; five brothers, James Barber, Willie Barber, Joseph Barber and James W. Barber, all of Great Falls, and Robert Barber of Lancaster; six sisters, Louise Green of Brooklyn, N.Y., Novella Hughes of Freeport, N.Y., and Mamie Barber, Maggie Brace and Adelene Barber and Sarah Cloud, all of Great Falls; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Washington Funeral Home is in charge.

Bernice Beaver

FORT MILL - Mrs. Bernice Funderburk Beaver, 87, formerly of White Street, died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at White Oak Manor in York.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Fort Mill, with the Revs. Jeff Bedwell and Terry Wingate officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery in Rock Hill.

A native of York County, she was a daughter of the late George and Hattie Funderburk. She was the widow of William A. "Bill" Beaver and was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeannette Beaver.

She was a member of First Baptist Church. She was retired from Springs Industries, where she worked in the cafeteria.

Surviving are her son, William Larry Beaver of Anderson; and her sister, Lela Jordan of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home in Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Mid State Chapter, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, SC 29202.

Minnie Bramlette

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Minnie Taylor Bramlette, 94, of 1800 India Hook Road died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The graveside service will be 11 a.m. at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Lewis Vehaun officiating.

A native of Pageland, Mrs. Bramlette was a daughter of the late James and Harriet Pigg Taylor. Mrs. Bramlette was the widow of Thomas N. Bramlette Sr. She graduated from Limestone College in 1931 and taught elementary school in the Greenville school districts. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Greenville.

Surviving are her son, Thomas N. Bramlette Jr. of Greenville; her stepdaughter, Juanita Paul of Tryon, N.C.; and two sisters, Barbara Lane of Fort Mill and Bessie Jordan of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends after the service and at other times at the home of Betty Garrison, 1049 McDow Drive, Rock Hill.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Raymond Chappelear

LANCASTER - Mr. Raymond Henry Chappelear, 78, of 1419 Williams Estate Drive died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Temple Baptist Church, with the Revs. W.C. Wallace and Curtis Cameron officiating. Burial will be at Westside Cemetery.

A native of Anderson, Mr. Chappelear was a son of the late Fred Percell and Maudie Halbrook Chappelear. He was the widower of Louvenia Carnes Chappelear. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church and was a retired employee of Springs Industries.

Surviving are his daughter, Ann Duncan of Lancaster; two sons, Roy D. Chappelear of Lancaster and Ray H. Chappelear of Great Falls; two sisters, Freddie Mae Chappelear and Doris Swilling, both of Lancaster; his brother, Fred Chappelear of Fort Mill; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Mahaffey Funeral Home and at other times at the home Ann Duncan, 2086 John Everall Road, Lancaster.

Elizabeth McCoy

PINEVILLE, N.C. - Mrs. Elizabeth Courtney McCoy, 58, of 426 Park Ave., formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at Mercy Hospital South.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stough Memorial Baptist Church, with the Rev. J. Grady Faulk officiating. Burial will be at Flint Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Fort Mill.

A native of York, Mrs. McCoy was a daughter of the late Carl and Blanch Tucker Courtney. Mrs. McCoy was a graduate of Rock Hill High School class of 1958. She was a homemaker and worked several years as a nurse at York General Hospital. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and was active with the Rock Hill Chapter of Al Anon.

Surviving are her husband, Donald Mitchell McCoy; two daughters, Debra Tickel of White Lake and Cheryle Long of Mint Hill, N.C.; three sons, Michael McCoy and Alan McCoy, both of Pineville, and Wesley Scott McCoy of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Pineville Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 574, Pineville, NC 28134 or to the charity of one's choice.

Georgia Pobi

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Mrs. Georgia Anne Pobi, 51, of Brooklyn, formerly of Chester County, died Friday, March 12, 1999, at University Hospital in Brooklyn.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Gethsemane Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. E.E. Vance officiating.

Mrs. Pobi was a native of Chester County. She was an administrator of Clinical International Training Co. and was a former member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Baltimore.

Surviving are her mother, Anne Mae Moffatt of Brooklyn; and two sisters, Yvonne Calder of Virginia Beach, Va., and Janis Calvert of Hawaii.

The family will receive friends at Denton Funeral Home.

John Shackelford

ROCK HILL - Mr. John C. Shackelford, 64, of 3416 Passmore Drive died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Lesslie Freewill Baptist Church, with the Rev. George Brasington officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.

A native of Blacksburg, Mr. Shackelford was a son of the late Isaac and Daisy LaCount Shackelford. He was retired from Allied Systems Trucking Co. He was a member of Harley's Owners Group, American Legion Post 34, and a past commander of a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Florida. He was a former pilot and member of the Safari Flying Club in Florida. He was an U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife, Flora Valencuela Shackelford; his son, Robert Shackelford of Rock Hill; five daughters, Lisa Huggins and Sharon Kozemczak, both of St. Louis, Deborah Pressley of Indian Land, and Elaine Armour and Carmen Shackelford, both of Rock Hill; his brother, Joe Shackelford of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

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

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

Sam Tobias

Mr. Sam Tobias, formerly of York, died Sunday, March 14, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Northwest Funeral Home in Charlotte.

Surviving are his son, Lewis Byers of Rock Hill; two brothers, James McNeal of Rock Hill and Willie David McNeal of Bessemer City, N.C.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. today at Northwest Funeral Home.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Lillie Williams

READING, Pa. - Mrs. Lillie Mae Land Williams, 81, formerly of the Leeds Community of Chester County, died Friday, March 12, 1999, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Leeds Community, with the Rev. Oliver Royal officiating. The Rev. Moses Lightner will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Williams was a Chester native and attended Chester County public schools. A homemaker, she was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and attended St. John's Baptist Church in Reading, where she was a choir member.

Surviving are her daughter, Wilette Wilson of New York; her sister, Bernice Watson of New York; a nephew whom she reared, Johnny Mack Halsey of Mohrsville, Pa.; four nieces whom she reared, Sarah "Sue" Halsey and Ola Mae Smith, both of Carlisle, and Sarah Johnson and Willie Mae Halsey, both of Chester; four grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at the home of Sarah "Sue" Halsey, 3614 Woodsbury Road, Leeds Community.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 9 p.m. today at King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St.

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

Carrie Wylie

CHESTER - Ms. Carrie Bell Wylie, 44, of 758 Ward Drive died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Red Hill Baptist Church in Woodward, with the Rev. Ellis officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Ms. Wylie was a native of Fairfield County. She was a homemaker and a member of Red Hill Baptist Church. She attended Chester County schools.

Surviving are her mother, Arlie W. Ward of the home; five brothers, the Rev. Samuel Wylie of Philadelphia, the Rev. James Wylie of Blackstock, John Wylie and Tommy Wylie, both of Charlotte, and Willie Jones of Chester; and two sisters, Carol W. Reed and Virginia Ward, both of Chester.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body will be taken to the church at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Denton Funeral Home is in charge. 

Beulah Hollins

KERSHAW - Mrs. Beulah Egeva Davis Hollins, 88, of 6401 North Matson St. died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Springdale Village in Camden.

The graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Kershaw City Cemetery, with the Revs. Robert Eubanks and Archie Neal officiating.

Mrs. Hollins was a daughter of the late Henry Huffman and Mary Christine McLaurin Davis. She was the widow of John William Hollins. Retired from Springs Industries, she was a member of Second Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, the Rev. William J. "Bill" Hollins of Kershaw; her sister, Hazel Lee Davis Parker of Kershaw; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. William J. "Bill" Hollins, 135 Blackmon St., Kershaw.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church building fund, 7737 Kershaw-Camden Highway, Kershaw, SC 29067.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Evelyn McKeown

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Evelyn McKeown of 3265 Eden Terrace Ext. died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

Lottie Melton

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Lottie Mozelle Revels Melton, 77, formerly of Chester, died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be private.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Melton was a daughter of the late Madison Revels and Cynthia Ida Dunn Revels. She was the widow of Wilton Melton. Mrs. Melton was a former employee of Springs Industries and was a patient sitter. She attended the Chester County Schools.

Surviving are her nephew, Walter A. Revels of Chester; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Georgia Pobi

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Mrs. Georgia Anne Pobi, 51, of Brooklyn, formerly of Chester County, died Friday, March 12, 1999, at University Hospital in Brooklyn.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Gethsemane Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. E.E. Vance officiating.

Mrs. Pobi was a native of Chester County. She was an administrator of Clinical International Training Co. and was a former member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Baltimore.

Surviving are her husband, Alex Pobi; her mother, Anne Mae Moffatt of Brooklyn; her father, James W. Moffatt of Rock Hill; and two sisters, Yvonne Calder of Virginia Beach, Va., and Janis Carver of Honolulu, Hawaii.

The family will receive friends at Denton Funeral Home.

Shirley Price

CHESTER - Mrs. Shirley Lackey Price, 80, of 1723 Hall Road died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Uriel Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. David Stover and the Rev. David Riddle officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Cleveland County, N.C., Mrs. Price was a daughter of the late Thomas Guy and Nora Moss Lackey. She was a graduate of Cleveland County High School. She was retired from Springs Industries and was a beautician in Cleveland County for many years. She was a member of Uriel Presbyterian Church, where she belonged to the Women of the Church. She was the widow of Paul Price.

Surviving are her son, Carl Price of Harrisburg, N.C.; two daughters, Shirley Walker of Chester and Karen Roof of Columbia; two brothers, T.G. Lackey Jr. of Cherryville, N.C., and Kermit Lackey of Lincolnton, N.C.; her sister, Kathleen Gantt of Vale, N.C.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Harris Hospice Unit, c/o Presbyterian Hospital, P.O. Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233-3549 or Hospice of York County, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

William Shillinglaw Jr.

YORK - Mr. William Clarence Shillinglaw Jr., 66, of 14 Bratton Ave. died Friday, March 19, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Todd Speed officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.

A native of York, Mr. Shillinglaw was a son of the late William Clarence Shillinglaw Sr. and Mammie Louise Parrish Shillinglaw. He attended York public schools and graduated from Presbyterian College in 1954. He served in the Air Force and graduated first in his pilot training class. He served as a bomber pilot with the Strategic Air Command and resigned in 1958 as a captain. He worked a Southern Airways, Beaunit Textile Corp., El Paso Products and Rexene Lab Inc., where he retired in 1989 as director of computer services.

He was a deacon at First Presbyterian Church of York. While living in Odessa, Texas, he was a Rotarian, a deputy in the Ector County Sheriff's Reserve, rising to the rank of sergeant. He served as an elder in the First Presbyterian Church of Odessa.

Surviving are his wife, Alice Templeton Shillinglaw; two sons,

William Clarence Shillinglaw III of Rock Hill and Scott Donnan Shillinglaw of Charlotte; and his daughter, Lisa Shillinglaw Evans of York.

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

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 10 W. Liberty St., York, SC 29745 or W.C. Shillinglaw Scholarship Fund, Advancement Office, P.O. Box 975, Clinton, SC 29325.

Elizabeth Simpson

ROCK HILL -"Mrs. Elizabeth Truesdale Simpson, 92, died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John's United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Tim McClendon officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

A native of Anderson, Mrs. Simpson was the daughter of the late Dr. Robert S. Truesdale, who was one of the first ministers at St. John's United Methodist Church, and Bessie Arail Truesdale. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. A homemaker, she attended Chicora College and Furman University.

Surviving are two sons, Robert T. Simpson of Durham, N.C., and William R. Simpson III of Rock Hill; her sister, Bobbie Gene Ogburn of Greensboro, N.C.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home of William R. Simpson III, 3087 Neely Store Road, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Joe Tomberlin

WILMINGTON, N.C. - Mr. Joe Vann "Tom" Tomberlin of Wilmington died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Mariner Health Care.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday in the fellowship hall of Sunset Park Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Myers officiating. Entombment will be in Oleander Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

A native of Union County, N.C., he was the son of the late Luther "Josh" Tomberlin and Sara Glenny Davis Tomberlin. He was the widower of Rose C. Tomberlin. He was a member of Sunset Park Baptist Church. He was the owner of Tom Tomberlin Crane and Rigging Service.

Surviving are his son, Joe Luther Tomberlin of Grand Bay, Ala.; and his granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.

Massey Whitlock

ROCK HILL - Mr. Massey Whitlock of 720 Kinghurst Drive died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

Arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Lillie Williams

READING, Pa. - Mrs. Lillie Mae Land Williams, 81, formerly of the Leeds Community of Chester County, died Friday, March 12, 1999, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Leeds Community, with the Rev. Oliver Royal officiating. The Rev. Moses Lightner will give the eulogy. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Williams was a Chester native and attended Chester County public schools. A homemaker, she was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and attended St. John's Baptist Church in Reading, where she was a choir member.

Surviving are her daughter, Wilette Wilson of New York; her sister, Bernice Watson of New York; her nephew whom she reared, Johnny Mack Halsey of Mohrsville, Pa.; four nieces whom she reared, Sarah "Sue" Halsey and Ola Mae Smith, both of Carlisle, and Sarah Johnson and Willie Mae Halsey, both of Chester; four grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at the home of Sarah "Sue" Halsey, 3614 Woodsferry Road, Leeds Community.

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

King's Funeral Home is in charge.


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