Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Edith Bouse

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Edith Bouse, 87, of 1172 Hartford Court, died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church, with the Rev. E. Ray Mohrmann officiating. Burial will be at Laurel Grove Memorial Park in Totowa Boro, N.J., on Wednesday.

A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Bouse was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Augusta Eidschun Raudonat. She was the widow of Adam Bouse. Mrs. Bouse was a bookkeeper for Savon Candy Co. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, the Jubilee at Grace and the Aid Association for Lutheran's. She was a graduate of Drake Business School of Paterson, N.J.

Surviving are her son, Bob Bouse of Allen, Texas; her daughter, Nancy Barone of Rock Hill; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Earl Causey

LAMAR - Mr. Earl Causey, 49, died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at home.

The graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Lamar Cemetery.

A native of Marion, he was the son of Treatha Bell Atkinson Causey and the late Early Causey. He was the owner and operator of Pee Dee Door and Specialty. He was a member of the Red Fez Club and Syracuse Hunting Club.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Patricia S. Causey; three daughters, Alison Causey, Lesie Causey and Sara Causey, all of Lamar; his brother, James "Buddy" Causey of Irmo; and two sisters, Jean Strickland of Rock Hill and Vickie Loupo of Green Sea.

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

Memorials may be made to Shriner's Children Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Lula Faulkner

LANCASTER - Mrs. Lula Faile Faulkner, 89, died Friday, March 26, 1999, at Lancaster Convalescent Center.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Cauthen Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Kershaw, Mrs. Faulkner was the daughter of the late Leavy and Alice Blackmon Faile. She was the widow of James William Faulkner. A homemaker, she was a member of the Pleasant Plain Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, William Edwin Faulkner of Lancaster; her daughter, Martha Jean Moore of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of William Edwin Faulkner, 1377 Williams Circle, Lancaster.

Shianne Greene

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.

A memorial service will be 12:30 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lester Parrish officiating.

Surviving in addition to her parents are her maternal grandparents, Mike and Jane Greene of the home; paternal grandfather, Richard Tinker of Rock Hill; maternal great-grandparents, Marvin and Betty Starnes of Rock Hill and Bill and Thelma Greene of Chester.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Raymond Lemaster

PINEVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Raymond Howard Lemaster, 57, of Juanita Drive died Thursday, March, 25, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Gloryland Baptist Church, with the Rev. Sammy Case officiating. Burial will be at Pineville City Cemetery.

A native of Mannington, W. Va., Mr. Lemaster was a son of the late Norman and Gracie Sharp LeeMasters. He was a retired construction supervisor with the Mecklenburg County government. He was a member of the James K. Polk Masonic Lodge in Pineville. He was a member of Gloryland Baptist Church in Charlotte.

Surviving are his wife, Cecelia Ann Sheets Lemaster; his daughter, Diana L. Knoop of Fort Mill; three brothers, James LeeMasters of Nutter Fort, W.Va., Bernard LeeMasters of Wooster, Ohio, and Alton LeeMasters of Shinnston, W. Va.; four sisters, Dorothy Sholtz of West Salem, Ohio, Jenny Tromp of New Carlisle, Ohio, and Betty Lowe and Bernadette Sandy, both of Shinnston, W. Va.; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill and also from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Gloryland Baptist Church and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Gloryland Baptist Church, 3001 Gloryland Ave., Charlotte, NC 28213 or Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 E. 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204.

Ell Massey

ROCK HILL - Mr. Ell Massey, 74, of 428 Hagins St. died Friday, March 26, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Lemuel Osborne

ROCK HILL - Mr. Lemuel "Ronnie" D. Osborne, 64, of 2024 Country Court died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at home.

The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Forest Hills Cemetery, with the Rev. Bill Shytle officiating.

A native of Winnsboro, he was the son of the late Ollie McDonnell Ellis. He was employed by Metromont Materials Inc., where he worked as an inside salesman and dispatcher. He was governor of the Moose Lodge and a member of the Elks Lodge.

Surviving are his wife, JoAnn Osborne; two sons, Brian Osborne and Steve Osborne, both of Rock Hill; his stepson Don Graham of Lancaster; two daughters, Deborah Timmons and Chris Osborne, both of Rock Hill; two grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Greene Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

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

Hood Sanders

CHESTER - Mr. Hood Sanders of Meadowbrook Community died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Arrangements will be announced by Christopher King Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road.

The family will receive friends at the home of Earlene Sanders, 109 Murray St., Chester. 

Mary Bowers

LANCASTER - Mrs. Mary Jane Sistare Bowers, 91, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Lancaster Memorial Park, with the Rev. Shane Patrick officiating.

A native of Mecklenburg County, Mrs. Bowers was the daughter of the late Pressley Robinson and Elizabeth Snipes Sistare. She was the widow of Edgar McDow Bowers. She was the former co-owner and operator of Bowers Grocery and a member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, Charles B. Bowers of Greenville; her sister, Mae Bell Wright of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 300 S. Market St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Mahaffey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Randall Bradley

LANCASTER - Mr. Randall Archie "Randy" Bradley, 44, of 1145 Craig Avenue in Arrowood died Friday, March 26, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Zion United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Frank Lybrand and Tom Wilkes officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

A native of Lancaster County, Mr. Bradley was a manager for Ryder Systems in Richburg. He also was a Mason, Shriner and a member of the Lancaster Bass Masters.

Mr. Bradley also was a member of Zion United Methodist Church and served in the U.S. Coast Guard.

Surviving are his wife, Sheri McLemore Bradley of the home; his mother, Nora Maxine Hinson Bradley of Lancaster; his father, Henry Archie Bradley of Lancaster; two sons, Randall Lee Bradley and Noah Christian Bradley, both of the home; and two sisters, Kitty Bradley Hayes of Fernandina Beach, Fla., and Kristie Bradley Jordan of Marshville, N.C.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home. Memorials can be made to Zion United Methodist Church, 1665 Zion Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Sibyl Dabney

LANCASTER - Mrs. Sibyl Robinson Dabney, 78, of 606 Gillsbrook Road died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, with the Revs. Shane Patrick and Roy Barnes officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Kershaw County, Mrs. Dabney was retired from Springs Industries IE Department and was a member of First Baptist Church and the Oasis Club.

Surviving are her husband, W.T. Dabney; a daughter, Shelby Wright of Lancaster; her brother, the Rev. David L. Robinson of Wagner; two sisters, Mary Lucille Gundaker and Annie Losey, both of Camden; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hartley Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 300 South Market Street, Lancaster, SC 29720 or to Sherwood Baptist Church Building Fund, 1030 Darlene Boulevard, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret Foster

SPARTANBURG - Mrs. Margaret Green Foster, 75, of 109 Keloy St. died Friday, March 26, 1999, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, with Dr. Allen McWhite Sr. and the Rev. Dale Sutton officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

A native of Greenville, Mrs. Foster was raised in North Pacolet. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church and the Open Door Sunday school class.

Surviving are her husband, William B. Foster Sr.; her daughter, Brenda F. Taylor of Rock Hill; her son, William B. Foster Jr. of Clemson; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church Debt Retirement Fund, 316 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.

Beatrice Freeman

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Beatrice Vanell Smithers Freeman, 85, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Stith Funeral Home chapel in Danville, Ky. Burial will follow at Bellevue Cemetery.

Mrs. Freeman was a homemaker and member of the Charleston Road Baptist Church in New Albany, Ind.

Surviving are her husband, Richard Freeman of Rock Hill; her son, Rick Freeman of Richmond, Ind.; two daughters, Juanell Freeman Woford of Charlotte and Nancye Freeman Gehlbach of Rock Hill; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends after 5 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home in Danville, Ky.

The family also will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Spring Arbor Assisted Living Center in the sun room. 

Frances Grant

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Frances "Leatha" Giles Grant, 47, of 280 Grier Lesslie Road died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Flint Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. W.B. White officiating. Burial will be at Chestnut Grove AME Zion Church Cemetery in Chester County.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Grant was a 1970 graduate of Rock Hill High and received a bachelor's degree in social work from Livingstone College in Salisbury, N.C. She also received a master's degree in social work from the University of South Carolina and a master's degree from Appalachian State University.

Mrs. Grant was a licensed social worker and a medical social worker with the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. She also held teaching positions at Livingstone College and York Technical College in Rock Hill.

She was a member of the Flint Hill Baptist Church, where she worked in various positions including church clerk, a historian, BTU teacher, children's church council member, member of the senior adult council and counselor for the counseling program committee of the church.

Mrs. Grant also was a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, the NAACP, the National Association of Social Workers, the Advisory Committee for March of Dimes, the Board for York County Teen Pregnancy Council and Livingstone College Advisory Board.

Surviving are her husband, Jaquela Grant of the home; her mother, Nannie Whitener of Rock Hill; her father, Fred Giles of Rock Hill; two sisters, Conessa G. Willis of Rock Hill and Wanda G. Edwards of Charlotte; and five stepchildren, Jackie Grant, Lisa Grant, Steven Glenn, Michael Grant and Jerrod Grant.

The Delta Sigma Theta sorority will hold a service at Robinson Funeral Home at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The body may be viewed from 12 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Flint Hill Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Livingstone College Scholarship Fund, 700 West Monroe Street, Salisbury, NC 28417.

Mildred O'Bear

LANCASTER - Mrs. Mildred O'Bear died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at McLeod Regional Hospital in Florence.

Arrangements will be announced by Hartley Funeral Home of Lancaster.

J.B. Pierce

ROCK HILL - Mr. J.B. Pierce, 88, of Rock Hill, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Church of Christ, with Dr. R. Boyce Wilson and Dr. John A. Basie officiating. Entombment will be at Grandview Memorial Park Mausoleum.

A native of Boswell, Okla., Mr. Pierce was the son of the late Harley P. and Maude Holmes Pierce, and the widower of Nancy Lee Cravens Pierce.

Mr. Pierce was a retired drilling superintendent for Lohman and Johnson Drilling Company. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, having fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of the VFW in Mount Carmel, Ill., and the York Masonic Lodge No. 385, A.F.M.

Surviving are his son, Jim Pierce of Rock Hill; his brother, Willie Joe Pierce of Newark, Texas; two sisters, Myrel Belknap of Burnsville, N.C., and Louise Sitton of Lamont, Calif.; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the Cauthen Funeral Home, Rock Hill Chapel,and other times at the home of Jim and Sue Pierce, 4358 Inwood Drive, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ, 339 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

George Roof

CHESTER - Mr. George Richard Roof, 61, of Hendersonville, N.C., died Friday, March 26, 1999, at the Park Ridge Hospital in Fletcher, N.C.

A graveside service is 3 p.m. today at the Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. Steve Jacks officiating.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Roof was a retired textile employee.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Reba Ravencraft Roof of Hendersonville; his son, Keith Wilson of Fort Mill; two daughters, Mrs. Lynn Griffin of Lancaster and Mrs. Lisa R. Wilson of Fort Mill; three sisters, Elizabeth Kirby of Smiths, Ala., Barbara Young of Clinton and Carolyn Wilson of Huntersville, N.C.; and eight grandchildren.

Wright's Home for Funerals is in charge.

Edna Walker

FORT MILL - Mrs. Edna C. Walker, 87, of 1330 Gardendale Road died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Magnolia Manor in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Unity Cemetery.

A Lancaster County native, Mrs. Walker was retired from Springs Industries. She was of the Pentecostal faith and the widow of Virgel L. Walker.

Surviving are two daughters, Betty W. Wood and Merlene Wood, both of Fort Mill; her sister, Mary C. Simmons of Rock Hill; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Fort Mill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Madeline Yongue

BLACKSTOCK - Mrs. Madeline Brannen Yongue, 87, formerly of Blackstock, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at the White Oak Manor in Rock Hill.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Hebron Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Doug Irvin officiating.

Mrs. Yongue was a homemaker and the widow of Edward Austin Yongue. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Great Falls and attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She attended the public schools of Bullock County, Ga.

Surviving are her daughter, Rachel Harper of Charlotte; her brother, Alvin Brannen of Great Falls; and her granddaughter, Kelly B. Harper of Atlanta.

Memorials may be made to Hebron Presbyterian Church, 4776 Mountain Gap Road, Blackstock, SC 29014.

Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home is in charge.

D'Arcy McGill

CLOVER - Mrs. D'Arcy Bouknight McGill, 81, of 412 Memorial Drive died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

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

A native of Richland County, Mrs. McGill was a longtime member of Bethany ARP Church. She was the widow of John Leslie McGill.

Surviving are three daughters, Judy M. Thomas and Renee M. Wilmoth, both of Clover, and Mary Jane McGill of Winston-Salem, N.C.; her sister, Margie B. Dent of Columbia; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Bethany ARP Church, 1400 N. Highway 161, Clover, SC 29710.

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

Roosevelt Sanders

NEWARK, N.J. - Mr. Roosevelt "Kid" Sanders, 77, of Newark, formerly of Chester, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at St. Michael Hospital.

The family will be at the home of Terry and Karen Houston, 619 Ebony Grove Lane, Chester.

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


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