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Jean Davis

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Jean Elizabeth Davis, 65, of 5220 Buckingham Drive died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the McEwen Funeral Service, Pineville Chapel, with the Rev. Carl W. Houston officiating. A private entombment will follow at Sharon Memorial Park.

Mrs. Davis was a sales representative for the Livingston and Haven Pneumatic Hydraulic Company of Charlotte, with 25 years of service.

Surviving are two sons, William Jeffrey Davis and Christopher Lynn Davis, both of Charlotte; two daughters, Kimberly Jane Davis of Charlotte and Jill A. Denton of Fort Mill; her mother, Gabrilla Holt of Raleigh, N.C.; and her sister, Becky Pierce of Raleigh.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the McEwen Funeral Home in Charlotte.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of North Carolina, Inc., 5315 Greenbrook Drive, Charlotte, NC 28205.

Ruby Hargett

YORK - Ms. Ruby Hargett, 81, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Hospice House in Winston-Salem, N.C.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Forest Lawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Wade Rogers officiating.

A native of Charlotte, Ms. Hargett was the daughter of the late Francis Marion and Frances Elizabeth Morgan Hargett. During World War II, she worked as an inspector in a shipyard.

Surviving are six nieces, Elizabeth Hargett of Greensboro, N.C., Ruby Davis of Ramseur, N.C., Rachel Pennington of York, Louise Thompson of Ashboro, N.C., Jozzett Helle of Hacienda Heights, Calif., and Kitty Davis of Charlotte; and five nephews, B.M. Hargett of Ashboro, N.C., B.A. Hargett of Mount Airy, Ga., John L. Hargett of St. Louis, Rudy Hargett of Waxshaw, N.C. and Jack Hargett of Charlotte.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Winston-Salem, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

McEwen Funeral Service, Charlotte Chapel, is in charge.

Pride Hunt

ROCK HILL - Mr. Pride Hunt, 71, of 842 Spring St. died Saturday, March 20, 1999.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Parker Funeral Home.

Jennie Jewett

LANCASTER - Jennie Renea Jewett, 20, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Hartley Funeral Home.

Evelyn McKeown

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Evelyn Carnes McKeown died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Bass Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Broughton officiating. Burial will be at Laurelwood Cemetery.

A native of York County, Mrs. McKeown was the daughter of the late Marion and Beulah Morgan Carnes. She was a member of College Park Baptist Church and was the widow of Clarence McKeown. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her daughter, Tonda McKeown Huffstetler of Rock Hill; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at her daughter's home, 400 Peachtree Road, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to College Park Baptist Church, 1209 Eisenhower Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Stephanie Sexton

ROCK HILL - Miss Stephanie Allyson Sexton, 28, of 114 Long St. died Friday, March 19, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Garden Sanctuary Church of God, with the Rev. Gary Adkins officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, she was the daughter of Phillip Daniel and Donna Gail Laney Sexton. Miss Sexton was employed at Petro Express. She was a graduate of Rock Hill High School and attended York Technical College.

Surviving in addition to her parents are her son, Justin Daniel Sexton of the home; her brother, Jonathan Daniel "J.J." Sexton of Rock Hill; and her maternal grandparents, Clarence Jerry and Mildred Thomas Laney.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home, 114 Long St.

Mozelle Wallace

YORK - Mrs. Mozelle Bolick Wallace, 78, of 3862 Biggers Road died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Monday at Blessed Hope Baptist Church in York, with the Rev. Wayne Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany A.R.P. Church Cemetery in Clover.

Mrs. Wallace was a retired textile worker. She was the daughter of the late William Bolick and Fannie Johnson Bolick. She was the widow of Philip H. Stowe and Robert P. Wallace. Mrs. Wallace was a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Marlene Smith of York; a stepson, Jerry Wallace of York; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Hope Tract Ministries Co/Blessed Hope Baptist Church, P.O. Box 609, York, SC 29745.

Mabel Coates

KERSHAW - Mrs. Mabel Baker Coates, 83, of 3894 Old Georgetown Road died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Kershaw County Medical Center in Camden.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Oak Ridge Baptist Church, with the Revs. Charles Young and Clarence Dorman officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Coates was a native of Kershaw and the daughter of the late William Franklin Baker and Lottie B. Baker. She was a member of the Oak Ridge Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Surviving is her husband, William Tommy Coates; five sons, William Tommy Coates Jr. of Columbia, Hazel K. Coates, Ronnie Douglas Coates, John Larry Coates and James Val Coates, all of Kershaw; five daughters, Joan C. Johnson, of Cassatt, Betty Holcomb, Shirley Hunter, Annette Faile and Geraldine Truesdale, all of Kershaw; two brothers, Harvey L. Baker of Camden and William F. Baker Jr. of Lugoff; her sister, Myrtle B. Hearon of Kershaw; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Memorials may be made to the Babcock Center, 500 Rivermont Drive, Columbia, SC 29210.

Cauthen Funeral Home of Kershaw is in charge.

Mittie Culp

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mittie Ruth Lowery Culp, 90, of 1292 Longview Road died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Lewis Bozard officiating.

Mrs. Culp was a native of Union. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, where was was part of the United Methodist Women and the Ladies Bible Class for many years. Before retiring, Mrs. Culp worked as a spinner in textiles. Her parents were the late Robert Lee Lowery and Minnie Ruth James Lowery.

Surviving are her husband, Murray Culp; two sons, Robert Gerald Culp and Carroll Eugene Culp, both of Rock Hill; three sisters, Elizabeth Orr of Rock Hill, Frances Ashley of Fort Mill and Gladys Auld of Paduccah, Ky.; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church building fund, 1232 Curtis St., Rock Hill.

Marion Frederick

CHESTER - Mr. Marion Frederick of 1530 Ridgeview Road died Sunday at his home.

Christopher King's Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road, is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at 1530 Ridgeview Road.

Dorothy Helsabeck

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Dorothy M. Helsabeck, 79, of 931 Museum Road died Sunday, March 22, 1999, at Westminster Towers.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Jenny Rena Jewett

LANCASTER - Miss Jenny Rena Jewett, 20, of 1042 Laurel Ave., died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hartley Funeral Home, with Dr. Stuart Snow and the Rev. Doug Taylor officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Jewett was a native of Lancaster County. She was a full-time, two-year employee of Bi-Lo grocery store.

Surviving are her parents, Charles Melvin Jewett and Linda Reed Jewett; her brother, Charles Melvin Jewett II of Charlotte; her paternal grandmother, Virginia Horton of Lancaster; her maternal grandmother, Agnes Reed of Chester; and her paternal stepgrandmother, Nancy Jewett of Lancaster.

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

Joseph Lane

ALBEMARLE, N.C. - Mr. Joseph Alan Lane, 53, of 625 Bethany Road, formerly of Clover, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Stanly Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Baptist Church in Clover, with the Rev. Mark Collins officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Lane was formerly employed by Machine Tool Sales of Clover and was of the Baptist faith. He was the son of the late Thomas Alton Lane and Culia McAllister Lane-Gates.

Surviving are his daughter, Sandra Marie Lane of Stanfield, N.C.; his brother, James Robert Lane of Warner Robins, Ga.; and three sisters, Shirley Flanagan of Virginia Beach, Va., Betty Griggs of Rock Hill and Elizabeth Patterson of Gastonia, N.C.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Baptist Church.

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

Jos? Price

EASLEY - Mrs. Jos? Haigler Price, 80, formerly of Red Bud Lane in Fort Mill, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at Blue Ridge Nursing Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Jim McGill officiating.

Mrs. Price was the daughter of the late Oscar B. Haigler and Emma Griffin Haigler and a native of Union County, N.C. She was a homemaker and the widow of J.B. Price.

Surviving are two sons, Leon Price of Fort Mill and John Price of Camden; her daughter, Jean Stephens of Easley; her sister, Carol Davis of Darlington; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill and at other times at the home, 2710 Red Bud Lane.

Memorials may be made to the Thornwell Home and School for Children, P.O. Box 60, Clinton, SC 29325.

William Smith

ROCK HILL - Mr. William Frederick "Freddie" Smith, 59, died Friday, March 19, 1999.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Providence Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Barry Eller officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Smith was a native of Charlotte and was the son of Lucille Stonnell Logan and the late Charles Torrance Smith.

Mr. Smith graduated from Myers Park High School and attended Lenoir-Rhyne College, where he was chaplain of his fraternity. He won a gold medal for public speaking while in college.

Mr. Smith joined his parents in the appliance business, the Good Housekeeping Shop, in 1960. He expanded the business with one store in the Rock Hill Mall and two in Charlotte. In 1979, he and his wife, Nancy Mills Smith, opened the Real Estate Center in Pineville, N.C. He was a member and a deacon at Providence Presbyterian Church.

Surviving in addition to his mother and his wife of 38 years are his son, Brad Smith of Charlotte; his daughter, Melodie S. Carswell, of Waxhaw, N.C.; his brother, Dewey Smith, of Albany, Ga.; and two half-brothers, Charles E. "Chuck" Smith, of Boone, N.C., and Lowell Smith, of Richmond, Va.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Harry & Bryant Co. in Charlotte.

Memorials may be made to Providence Presbyterian Church, Charles T. Smith Scholarship Fund, 10140 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226.

William Blackmon Sr.

LANCASTER - Mr. William H. "Bill" Blackmon Sr., 87, of 1678 Pageland Highway died Saturday, March 20, 1999.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Glenwood Heights Baptist Church, with the Rev. Drs. Ben Newman and Rommy Mullis officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites will be in Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of York County, he was a son of the late Jessie Brice Blackmon Sr. and Charlotte Estelle Parrish Blackmon. He was the widower of Virginia Christine Young Blackmon. Mr. Blackmon was the retired owner of Bill Blackmon Garage, a member of Camp Creek Masonic Lodge, had received his 41-year pin for membership in Hejaz Shrine Temple and was a member of Eastern Star. He was a member of the Camp Creek Volunteer Fire Department from 1959 to 1999 and was a member of Glenwood Heights Baptist Church.

Surviving are his son, William H. "Bill" Blackmon Jr. of Lancaster; two daughters, Elsie Lloyd and Sybil Pelot, both of Lancaster; his brother, Y. Ned Blackmon of Charleston; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

Mahaffey Funeral Home is in charge.

Mary Campbell

CHESTER - Ms. Mary Ann Jones Campbell, 66, of 2687 McDaniel Road died Monday, March 22, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St.

Viola Earls

BLACKSBURG - Mrs. Viola Earls of 231 Crayton Road died Monday March, 22, 1999, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at White Columns Funeral Home in Blacksburg, with the Rev. Vernon Moore officiating. Burial will be at Clingman Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Earls was the daughter of the late Simon and Zula Hullender Blanton.

Surviving are her husband, Clee Earls; two sons, Alan Earls of Grover, N.C., and Danny Earls of Blacksburg; her daughter, Donna Harrison of Gaffney; two brothers, Tommy Blanton and Charles Blanton, both of Blacksburg; two sisters, Lillie Turner of Rock Hill and Irene Costner of Blacksburg; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at White Columns Funeral Service, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Spartanburg, c/o Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, 120 Heywood Ave., Suite 300, Spartanburg, SC 29302.

Dewey Fowler

WINNSBORO - Mr. Dewey Devoix Fowler, 93, died Sunday March, 21, 1999.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Stephen Greene Memorial Baptist Church, with the Revs. Taylor Wells and Robert Hopper officiating. Burial will be at First Baptist Church cemetery.

A native of Union County, Mr. Fowler was a son of the late John W. and Hester Bridges Fowler. He was the widower of Pearl Gregory Fowler. He was a retired employee of the S.C. Department of Corrections, a member of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Association and a member of Stephen Greene Memorial Baptist Church.

Surviving are his son, Roger "Top" L. Fowler Sr. of Winnsboro; his daughter, Sarah F. Cook of Winnsboro; three brothers, Paul K. Fowler of Winnsboro, Charles W. Fowler of Rock Hill and John D. Fowler of Gastonia, N.C.; three sisters, Vera F. Samole of Gastonia and Clara F. Johnson and Nelle F. Hackey, both of Chester; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Pope Funeral Home is in charge.

Marion Frederick

CHESTER - Mr. Marion Frederick of 1530 Ridgeview Road died Sunday, March 22, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Unity Baptist Church, with the Revs. Warl Stringfellow officiating and the Rev. Robert McClurkin, James Williams, Olive Royal and William Starworth assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Mae Bell Crank Frederick; his son, Robert Frederick of New York; his daughter, Phyllis Corprew of Chester; seven brothers, Magnolia Frederick of Florida, Cephas Frederick of California, Haze Frederick of North Carolina, and Elbert Frederick, David Frederick, Charlie Frederick and Robert Frederick, all of Chester; six sisters, Hellen Mitchell of California, Qvesester Morrison and Lorie Broderick, both of New York, Lucille Terrell and Florence Howard, both of Philadelphia and Doris G. Wright of Chester; and his granddaughter whom he reared, Gail Young.

The body may be viewed from 1 to 8:30 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Christopher King's Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road.

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

The family will receive friends at 1530 Ridgeview Road.

Thelma Harper

LANCASTER - Mrs. Thelma Corcoran Harper, 87, of Lancaster, formerly of Randolph, N.Y., died Monday at Frans Residential Care.

Services will be held at a later date.

A native of Marilla, N.Y., Mrs. Harper was the daughter of the late James Joseph Corcoran and Harriett May Carpenter Corcoran. She was retired as a public school teacher in Little Valley, N.Y.

Surviving are two sons, Robert C. Harper of Oreland, Pa., and James E. Harper of Cheshire, Conn.; her daughter, Helen H. Riek of Bethune; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Cauthen Funeral Home in charge.

Reba Hayes

FORT MILL - Mrs. Reba Sue Fillers Hayes, 61, of Doby Court, died Monday, March 22, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Doby's Bridge Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Edgar McCall and George Dye officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

A native of Knoxville, Tenn., Mrs. Hayes was a daughter of Stella Ownby Fillers of Greer and the late Orson Pratt Fillers. She was a 1955 graduate of Greer High School and a graduate of Draughons Business College in Greenville. She was a tax preparer with H&R Block on Charlotte Avenue in Rock Hill. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the widow of Marvin Douglas Hayes.

Surviving in addition to her mother are three sons, Randy Douglas Hayes of Rock Hill, William Andrew Hayes of Berkeley, Calif., and Jeffrey Scott Hayes of Indian Land; her brother, Carl Orson Fillers of Greer; her sister, Patsy Fillers Atkins of San Antonio, Texas; and her grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 97100, Dallas, Texas 75397 or to the charity of one's choice.

Dorothy Helsabeck

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Dorothy Lee McCorkle Helsabeck, 79, of 931 Museum Road died Sunday, March, 21, 1999, at Westminster Health Care Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, with the Rev. Mike Ditton officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Monroe, N.C., Mrs. Helsabeck was the daughter of the late Wade T. McCorkle and Lula Ross McCorkle. She was a member of First Christian Church of Rock Hill and the Women's Club. She was retired from Celanese.

Surviving are her husband, David K. Helsabeck Sr.; three sons, John S. Nucholls of Rock Hill, Tommy Lee Nucholls of Baltimore and David K. Helsabeck Jr. of Murry Hill, N.J.; her sister, Sylvia McCorkle of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 110 Laurens St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Adam Jackson

FORT MILL - Mr. Adam Byrnes Jackson, 16, of 515 Forest Ridge Drive died Monday, March 22, 1999.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Caruso officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens in Greenwood.

Mr. Jackson was a junior at Fort Mill High School, where he was a member of the drama club. He had a role in a Fort Mill Community Playhouse production.

Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis "Buddy" Jackson Jr. of the home; his brother, Matthew Cody Jackson of the home; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dempsey of Greer; his maternal grandmother, Cleo Rice of Greenwood.

The family will receive friends from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to the Adam Jackson Memorial Fund c/o Wolfe Funeral Home, 314 Spratt St., Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Willie Ann Moffatt

BALTIMORE - Mrs. Willie Ann Morrison Moffatt of 1126 Boone St., formerly of Rock Hill, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at John Hopkins Hospital.

The funeral will be noon today at March Funeral Home, North Avenue, Baltimore.

Surviving are her husband, Horace W. Moffatt; four sons, Artez Moffatt of Baltimore and Horace W. Moffatt Jr., Derrick Moffatt and Jeffrey Moffatt, all of Rock Hill; and her sister, Lula Mae White of Maryland.

Emma Simpson

LIBERTY HILL - Mrs. Emma Lewis Simpson, 75, of 2448 McWhirter Lane died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Union Cemetery in Richburg, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip and the Rev. Dr. Eugene Rollins officiating.

A native of Fairfield County, Mrs. Simpson was the daughter of the late James Carroll Lewis and Nettie McKeown Lewis. She was the widow of Ernest C. "Snooky" Simpson. She was formerly employed with Springs Industries as a sewing machine operator. She was a member of Chester First Baptist Church and attended Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church. She was a graduate of Blackstock High School.

Surviving are her son, Jerry Simpson of Camden; two brothers, Leslie Lewis of Mayfield, Ky., and Sherod Lewis of Rock Hill; her sister, Floride Boulware of Chester; and her grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. today at Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church and from 7 to 9 tonight at Barron Funeral Home, Chester.

Memorials may be made to Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 170, Liberty Hill, SC 29074 or Chester First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 518, Chester, SC 29706.

Evelyn Wells

YORK - Mrs. Evelyn Lee Whitener Wells, 59, of 3 Smith St. died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bethany ARP Church, with the Rev. Alan Morrow officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of York County, Mrs. Wells was the daughter of Forrest B. Whitener, formerly of Clover, and the late Garfield Whitener. She was a member of Bethany ARP Church and was employed with Frank's Jewelry in Clover. She had previously worked with Belk for 22 years.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, E. Newton Wells; three sisters, Kathy Loudermilk of Clover, Faye Rumfelt of Greenville and LaVinia Bolin of Smyrna.

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

Memorials may be made to Bethany ARP Church, 1400 North S.C. 161, Clover, SC 29710 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Herbert Dean

ROCK HILL - Mr. Herbert Leland Dean died Monday, March 22, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The memorial service will be 3 p.m. Friday at The Oratory.

A native of Tupper Lake, N.Y., he was the son of the late Herbert S. Dean and Gladys Shaughnessy Dean. He attended Norwich University, graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering.

He joined the Army Reserve and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant at Fort Monmouth, N.J. He served in the Pacific Theater in World War II and in Germany during the Korean conflict.

His 34 years of government service began as a central office construction representative at the Sunmount Veterans Administration Hospital in Tupper Lake, N.Y. His later assignments included stints as resident engineer at hospitals in Buffalo, N.Y., White River Junction, Vt., and Rutland Heights, Mass.

Mr. Dean transferred to Washington, D.C., as a contracting officer and was in charge of all Veterans Administration hospital construction west of the Mississippi. In 1978, he received a distinguished career award from the Veterans Administration. He later worked for World Bank as procurement engineer, traveling to Germany, Turkey, India, Romania and Greece.

Surviving are his wife, Theresa Charland Dean; his daughter, Mary Beth Thompson Duke; and two grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the Herbert L. Dean Dance Scholarship, Winthrop University Foundation, Room 105 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, SC 29733 or to The Oratory, 434 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Ronald Fletcher

KERSHAW - Mr. Ronald Hugh Fletcher, 61, of 625 Clearwater Lake Road died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Buffalo Baptist Church, with the Revs. Bill Morris and Charles H. Rabon officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Gaffney, Mr. Fletcher was a son of O.E. Coyle Fletcher of Little Mountain and the late Rev. Grady Andrew Fletcher. He retired as a power operator for DuPont after 26 years. He was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church. He was a member of the Army National Guard for 12 years and was a private pilot.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Yvonne Branham Fletcher; his son, Roy Douglas Fletcher of Kershaw; two daughters, Rhonda Lynn Fletcher of Kershaw and Pamela Ann Fletcher of West Columbia; and his sister, Patricia Johnson of Little Mountain.

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

Memorials may be made to Buffalo Baptist Church, 6390 Lockhart Road, Kershaw, SC 29067 or Kershaw County Home Health Hospice, 2001 W. DeKalb St., Camden, SC 29020.

Mary Foster

CHESTERFIELD - Mrs. Mary Williams Foster of 530 East Blvd. in Chesterfield died Monday, March 22, 1999.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Grandview Presbyterian Church.

A teacher, Mrs. Foster began her career at a business school in Winston-Salem, N.C., and was employed by the Coulter Memorial Academy. She received a bachelor's degree in business education from North Carolina A &T University in Greensboro and completed additional studies at Winthrop University, Virginia State University and North Carolina Central in Durham.

Mrs. Foster was a member of Grandview Presbyterian Church, where she was elected and ordained as a deacon, was chairman of the greeter's group and secretary of the United Presbyterian Women. She was a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the American Legion Auxiliary and Zeta Phi Beta sorority. She was a member of the Retired South Carolina Education Association.

Surviving are her husband, Larrie Foster; her son, Lamar Foster of Kansas City, Kan.; two brothers, Robert Williams and Leroy Williams, both of Jamaica, N.Y.; two sisters, Cressie Williams Lenon of Jamaica, N.Y., and Juanita Williams Toatley of Rock Hill.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 tonight at Flemming's Funeral Home in Chesterfield.

Memorials may be made to Grandview Presbyterian Church building fund, P.O. Box 246, Chesterfield SC 29709.

Flemming Funeral Home of Chesterfield is in charge.

Shianne Green

ROCK HILL - Shianne Michelle Greene, the infant daughter of Stephanie Dawn Greene and Donnie W. Tinker of 1211 Springwood Lane died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at Mercy Hospital South in Pineville, N.C.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Karl Herlinger Jr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Karl Herlinger Jr. died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at Eden Gardens.

A native and lifelong resident of Los Angeles, Mr. Herlinger was a retired make-up artist and member of the Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Local 706 since 1937. He was a veteran of World War II. He attended UCLA and was a member of Delta Chi fraternity. He was past master counselor of the Hollywood Chapter Order of DeMolay, a member of Hollywood Masonic Lodge No. 355, Los Angeles Scottish Rite, American Legion and the U.S. Power Squadron.

Surviving are his daughter, Christine H. Rudd of Fort Mill; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Entertainment Industry Foundation (Permanent Charities), 11132 Ventura Blvd., Suite 401, Studio City, CA 91604-3156.

Pride Hunt

ROCK HILL - Mr. Pride Hunt, 71, of 942 Spring St. died Saturday, March 20, 1999.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Thursday at Cross Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. J.E. Boulware officiating and the Revs. Ellen Fewell and James Barber assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Hunt was a member of Cross Road Baptist Church. He was a retired custodian and attended York County public schools.

Surviving are his wife, Fannie E. Hunt of Charlotte; two sons, Pride Hunt Jr. and Bobby J. Hunt, both of Rock Hill; five daughters, Brenda E. Caldwell, Cynthia H. White and Cheryl A. Hunt, all of Rock Hill, Carolyn Able of Columbia, and Ren?e Thompson of Charlotte; five brothers, James Hunt, Lewis Hunt Jr., Robert L. Hunt and Franklin Hunt, all of Rock Hill, and Joe L. Hunt of Asbury Park, N.J.; three sisters, Bertha Hunt and Joan Lowery, both of Rock Hill, and Vinnie Brice of Morristown, N.J.; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 tonight at Parker Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his daughter, Cheryl Hunt, 978 Southland Drive, Rock Hill.

The body may be viewed from noon to 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Parker Funeral Home.

The body will be placed in the church at 3 p.m. Thursday.

Nancy Ledford

EDGEMOOR - Mrs. Nancy Jean Ledford died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Services were private.

A native of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Ledford was a legal secretary for more than 22 years. She was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Surviving are her husband, Lloyd Ledford, three children, Joseph Wiser, Sandy Wiser, and Brian Ledford; her mother, Jean Spalding; her sister, Jacquelyn Carrier; her brother, Merrick Spalding; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Cauthen Funeral Home was in charge.

Dorothy Shultz

YORK - Mrs. Dorothy Ennis Shultz, 77, of 111 S. Congress St. died Friday, March 12, 1999, at White Oak Manor.

Burial was at St. James Cemetery in Lambertville, N.J.

A native of Lambertville, Mrs. Shultz was a daughter of the late James Ennis and Eva Hettman Ennis. She was a homemaker and a Navy veteran of World War II. She was a member of Divine Saviour Catholic Church.

Surviving are her son, Richard E. Shultz of York; two daughters, Teri Schultz of Chandler, Ariz., and Patti S. Thomas of Albuquerque, N.M.; three brothers, Raymond Ennis of Lambertville, Eugene Ennis of Flagler Beach, Fla., and Robert Ennis of Yardley, Pa.; and six grandchildren.

Garefino Funeral Home of Lambertville was in charge.

Memorials may be made to Divine Saviour Catholic Church, P.O. Box 341, York, SC 29745.

Rebecca Thatcher

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Rebecca Potts Thatcher, 66, of 1325 Reservation Road died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at home.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Virgie Whitaker

KERSHAW - Mrs. Virgie Hunter Whitaker, 96, of 309 N. Cleveland St. died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

A native of Kershaw, Mrs. Whitaker was a daughter of late Julus Hunter and Martha Faile Hunter. A homemaker, she was the widow of Daniel Jackson Whitaker. She was a member of Second Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son-in-law, Robert L. Anderson of Kershaw; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two 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 Brandy Anderson, 309 N. Cleveland St., Kershaw.

Massey Whitlock Jr.

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

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Pineville AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Willie L. Hardin officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Whitlock was a member of Pineville AME Zion Church, where he served on the Aid Society and was a former member of the trustee board and senior usher board. He attended York County public schools.

Surviving are his daughter, Susie W. Odom of Charlotte; two sons, Tommy Tucker of Rock Hill and Gary L. Whitlock of Kingston, N.Y.; two brothers, David Whitlock and Leroy Whitlock, both of Rock Hill; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Robinson Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his brother, Leroy Whitlock, 1041 S. Stonewall Ave., Rock Hill.

The body will be taken to the church at noon Friday.


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