Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Jim Brown

TEGA CAY - Mr. James "Jim" Willis Brown, 48, of Windjammer Drive died Saturday, April 3, 1999.

A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Wolfe Funeral Home, with the Rev. Frank Kik officiating.

Mr. Brown was born in Shelby, N.C. He was a 1969 graduate of Independence High School in Charlotte and an alumnus of the University of North Carolina Charlotte. Mr. Brown was a sales representative. He was a member of Carolina's Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fort Mill.

Surviving are his wife, Marisa R. Brown of Tega Cay; his daughter, Lyndsy Robinson of Tega Cay; his mother, Daisy Brown of Rockwell, N.C.; and his brother, Kenneth Brown of Rockwell.

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

Memorials may be made to the Carolina's Covenant Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 1090 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Joseph Buckson

BALTIMORE - Mr. Joseph "Joe" Buckson, formerly of Chester County, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Good Samaritan Nursing Center.

Mr. Buckson was the uncle of Mrs. Margie Buckson King of Chester.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Christopher King's Funeral Home.

Perry Faile

LANCASTER - Mr. Perry Donald "Fuzzy" Faile, 58, of 1696 Hillcrest Ave. died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Baptist Church, with the Revs. Dale Roach and Bill Poore officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Faile was employed by Springs Industries as a sheet metal fabricator and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was the son of Perry D. Faile and Ella Faile.

Surviving are his wife, Jean Dawkins Faile of the home; his son, David Faile of Lancaster; his daughter, Donna Jean Long of Lancaster; three stepsons, Terry Shehane and Eric Shehane of Lancaster and Michael Shehane of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Sharon Morgan and Karen Lloyd, both of Lancaster; two sisters, Edith F. Gheant and Perry Lee Emory, both of Lancaster; and 16 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 1152 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.

The family is at the home of his sister Edith Gheant, 1566 Winthrop Ave., Lancaster.

Minnie Gladden

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Minnie Rollins "Mickey" Gladden, 74, of 1089 Dunlap Roddey Road died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Matthew Horne officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Catawba, Mrs. Gladden was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Mettie Rollins. She was retired from Celanese and was a member of the Roddey Baptist Church. Mrs. Gladden was the widow of Samuel Mathieson Gladden. She was the daughter of the late Terrell Wilkinson Sr. and Alice Beckham Wilkinson.

Surviving are her son, Robert Bruce Gladden of Rock Hill; three daughters, Linda Gladden Boyd of Clover, and Chris Gladden Cordell and Lisa Gladden Adams, both of Rock Hill; three sisters, Ruby R. Vaughn, Maude R. Faulkenberry and Martha R. Roach of Rock Hill; eight grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

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

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the charity of one's choice.

Lillie Mae Judge

ROCK HILL -"Mrs. Lillie Mae Brown Judge, 67, of 454 Dave Lyle Blvd. died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Zion AME Zion Church No. 1 in the Landsford community, with the Rev. Alan Stewart officiating, assisted by Dr. Marian Crawford and the Rev. Al Hayes.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Judge was born in Chester County. She was a member of the Mt. Zion AME Zion Church No. 1. She was a missionary, deaconess, member of the hymn choir, the kitchen committee staff, a life member of the Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society. Mrs. Judge was retired from Lewisville Middle School and Lewisville High School as a food service attendant.

Survivors are her husband, Willie M. Judge of the home; three sons, Ronald Lee Judge of the home, George W. Judge of Fort Lawn and Calvin Eugene Judge of Rock Hill; three daughters, Janie M. Judge, Sadie Mae Judge and Alberta Judge, all of Rock Hill; a brother, Willie Brown of Catawba; and two sisters, Dorothy Curry and Ora Lee Barber, both of Rock Hill; nine grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The body may be viewed from noon until 9 p.m. Tuesday at the King's Funeral Home.

Blanche Lipford

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Blanche Lipford, 79, of Charlotte died Saturday, April 3, 1999.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Lipford was born in Mecklenburg County and was the daughter of the late Claud Bostic and Etta Worthy Bostic.

Surviving are her son, Jerry Statham of Charlotte; her daughter, Sandra Moretz of Lenoir City, Tenn.; three sisters, Doris Baber of Charlotte, Marie Gardner of Mt. Holly, N.C., and Betty McManus of Chester; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. at the cemetery. McEwen Funeral Service, Charlotte Chapel, is in charge.

Julia Murakami

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Julia Jearlyne "Jerri" Mullis Murakami, 68, of 6229 Pine St. died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Hospice House in Monroe, N.C.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lancaster Memorial Park, with Dr. W. Jeff Pinkston officiating.

Mrs. Murakami was a native of Lancaster County. She was a retired file clerk and a member of Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church in Charlotte. She was the daughter of the late John Clinton and Mary Alice Whitley Mullis and was the widow of George H. Murakami.

Surviving are two brothers, Tommy Mullis and Dr. Rommy Mullis, both of Lancaster; and three sisters, Betty Wilson of Valley, Ala., and the Rev. Peggy White and Johnnie Hinson, both of Lancaster.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Mahaffey Funeral Home in Lancaster and at other times at the home of Tommy Mullis, 2174 Bobwhite Road, Heath Springs.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Union County Inc., 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 28110.

Nettie Mae Shehane

LANCASTER - Mrs. Nettie Mae Cox Shehane, 72, of 1173 Antioch Circle died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Canaan Freewill Baptist Church, with the Revs. Clayton Cordell and Jack Nunn officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mrs. Shehane was born in Chesterfield County and was a member of Canaan Freewill Baptist Church. She was retired from Springs Industries. She was the daughter of the late Julian Cox and Alma Tarlton Cox and was the widow of Frank Shehane.

Surviving are two daughters, Dianne Dowdle and Dorothy Crump, both of Lancaster; her sister, Barbara Stroud of Lancaster; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Canaan Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund, 1525 Kershaw Camden Highway., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Lee Stempowicz

ROCK HILL - Mr. Lee Z. Stempowicz, 75, of 1216 Stoney Pointe Drive died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Greene Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Nannie Stogner

LANCASTER - Mrs. Nannie Hudson Stogner, 81, of 560 Rocky River Road died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Bethlehem Baptist Church, with the Revs. Kenny Coker and Donald Coppedge officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Stogner was retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late John L. Hudson Sr. and Bessie Hinson Hudson.

Surviving are two sons, Gene Stogner and Max Stogner, both of Lancaster; her daughter, Betty Jenkins of Lancaster; three brothers, James Marion "Doc" Hudson, J.L. "Jr." Hudson and Vernon "Buck" Hudson, all of Lancaster; four sisters, Monnie Deason, Betty Rogers and Bessie Lee Carroll, all of Lancaster, and Vivian Cassidy of Catawba; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1841 N. Rocky River Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Bunny Sutherland

TEGA CAY - Mrs. Bunny Sutherland, 64, of Point Clear Drive in Tega Cay, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home.

DeWitt Walden

LANCASTER - Mr. DeWitt Walden, 82, of 205 Azalea Road, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Hartley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kevin Cooley officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Walden was retired from Springs Industries. He was a 50-year member of the Jackson Masonic Lodge and a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He was the son of the late James Walden and Caroline Walden.

Surviving are his wife, Ella Mae Taylor Walden of the home; two sons, Charles Walden and Allen D. Walden, both of Lancaster; his daughter, Joyce W. Roberts of Greer; his brother, Luther Walden of Marietta, Ga.; his sister, Roxie W. Jordan of Lancaster; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 2217 Airport Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Willie Wilkinson

ROCK HILL - Miss Willie Beckham Wilkinson, 82, of 111 Sedgewood Drive died Friday, April 2, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lincolnton Presbyterian Church cemetery in Lincolnton, Ga., with the Rev. Sarah Juengst officiating.

Miss Wilkinson was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, and she was retired after 37 years at Fulton National Bank in Atlanta. After retirement, she traveled extensively and loved to play bridge. She was a graduate of Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga., and a member of the Daughters of the Confederacy.

Survivors include a niece, Margaret Walker of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge. 

Nancy Blancke

CLOVER - Mrs. Nancy L. Vossen Blancke, 69, of 2241 Meadow Road died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with Father Ed McDevitt officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in York.

A native of Williamson, W.Va., Mrs. Blancke was a daughter of the late Elmer Vossen and Elenor Eisenhower Vossen.

Surviving are her husband, Wilbur Blancke; her daughter, Dana Baker of Pageland; three sons, Wilbur Blancke Jr. and Ray Blancke, both of York, and Dennis Blancke of Edgemoor; her brother, Paul Vossen of Orlando, Fla.; her sister, Betty DeGarmo of Miami, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

Ginger Byrd

KERSHAW - Mrs. Ginger Gayle Geiger Byrd, 41, of 190 E. Fourth St. died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Second Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Archie Neal and the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Kershaw City Cemetery.

A homemaker, Mrs. Byrd was a member of Second Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Faithful Workers Sunday school class.

Surviving are her husband, Charles Isaac Byrd; two sons, Charles "Gene" Byrd and Bryan Byrd, both of Kershaw; her daughter, Dana Rowell of Kershaw; her parents, Jake Jeff Geiger and Grace Rollins Geiger of Kershaw; five brothers, Billy Joe Geiger of Lancaster, Jackie Geiger, Jerry Geiger and Howard Geiger, all of Kershaw, and Toney Geiger of Camden; two sisters, Betty Jean Stevens and Carol Taylor, both of Kershaw; and two grandchildren.

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

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

Ruby Carnes

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ruby Carnes, 80, of 1915 Ebenezer Road in Rock Hill died Monday, April 5, 1999, at White Oak Manor.

Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Perry Faile

LANCASTER - Mr. Perry Donald "Fuzzy" Faile, 58, of 1696 Hillcrest Ave. died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Immanuel Baptist Church, with the Revs. Dale Roach and Bill Poore officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mr. Faile was employed by Springs Industries as a sheet metal fabricator and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Perry D. Faile and Ella Faile.

Surviving are his wife, Jean Dawkins Faile of the home; his son, David Faile of Lancaster; his daughter, Donna Jean Long of Lancaster; three stepsons, Terry Shehane and Eric Shehane of Lancaster and Michael Shehane of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Sharon Morgan and Karen Lloyd, both of Lancaster; two sisters, Edith F. Gheant and Perry Lee Emory, both of Lancaster; and 16 grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 1152 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

John Hardin

ROCK HILL - Mr. John Ernest Hardin of 803 Ogden Road died Monday, April 5, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Julius Harris

LANCASTER - Mr. Julius Wylie "Jim" Harris, 75, of 3254 Cimmeron Road died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Canaan Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Clayton Cordell officiating. Burial will be at Hopewell United Methodist Church cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. Harris was a son of the late Lonnie Richard Harris and Lottie Jane H. Harris and was the widower of Edith Whitaker Harris. He was retired from PPM and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Canaan Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are five daughters, Wanda Dawkins of Blackstock, Judy Ann Harris of Ranlo, N.C., Jane Eubanks, Joyce H. Barnes and Patricia Knight, all of Lancaster; his brother, Thomas "Bud" Harris of Lando; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Harris will be taken to his home today, where the family will receive friends.

Memorials may be made to Hospice, 800 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, SC 29720.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret Horton

CHARLOTTE - Margaret Amelia Horton, the 9-day-old daughter of Carol Horton of Charlotte, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Park Road Baptist Church in Charlotte, with the Rev. Paul Hanneman officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park in Rock Hill.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her twin sister, Abigail Marie Horton of the home; and her maternal grandmother, Margaret W. Horton of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Mildred Mahaffey

CHESTER - Miss Mildred Virginia Mahaffey, 74, of 110 Courtland St. died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Providence Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Parkway Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronald Gaddy officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

A native of Chester, Miss Mahaffey was a daughter of Luther Marshall Mahaffey and Lizzie Wells Mahaffey. She was retired from Springs Industries and was a charter member of Parkway Baptist Church. She attended Chester schools.

Surviving are two nieces, Terry Cameron and Vancy Moss, both of Chester.

The family will receive friends at home.

Memorials may be made to Parkway Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1227, Chester, SC 29706.

Dewey Ramsey Jr.

FORT MILL - Mr. Dewey Lafayette Ramsey Jr., 44, of 1768 Doby's Bridge Road died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. today at Lando Church of God, with the Revs. Jerry Barrineau and Charles LaFoy officiating. Burial will be private.

A native of Chester, Mr. Ramsey was a son of Temmer Hefner Ramsey of Edgemoor and the late Dewey L. Ramsey Sr. He was a shipping and receiving clerk for Sun Chemical in Charlotte. He was a graduate of Lewisville High School and attended York Technical College.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Krystal Moore Ramsey; two sons, B.J. Ramsey and Noah Ramsey, both of Fort Mill; and four sisters, Donna Johnson of Edgemoor, Carol Parrish of Union, Madge Jacobs of Augusta, Ga., and Anita Lyles of Hamlet, N.C.

Memorials may be made to Lando Church of God building fund, P.O. Box 135, Lando, SC 29724.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Mathew Revels

CHESTER - Mr. Mathew James Revels, 82, of 513 Ferrell Ave. died Monday, April 5, 1999, at Chester County Nursing Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Saluda Street Church of God, with the Rev. Dennis E. Reid officiating and the Rev. Will Brown assisting. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Revels was a son of the late Matt and Sarah Revels. He was a member of the Saluda Street Church of God and was retired from Springs Industries.

Surviving are two daughters, Sherl Grant and Debra Blount, both of Chester; his brother, Tommy Revels of Travelers Rest; three stepsons, Ronald Gilmer of Columbia, Jay Gilmer of Rock Hill and Charles Gilmer of Chester; and three stepdaughters, Doris Black of Fort Lawn and Frances Gheen and Margie Head, both of Chester.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Wright's Home for Funerals.

Memorials may be made to the Saluda Street Church of God, 544 Saluda St., Chester, SC 29706.

Willis Robinson

LANCASTER - Mr. Willis Junior "P-Nut" Robinson, 73, of 1616 Oakwood Ave. died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elton Hunter officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of Lancaster, Mr. Robinson was a son of the late Otis Nicholson and Viola Nicholson. He was a retired salesman for American Bakeries. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church, and Hart Masonic Lodge No. 380, and was a Shriner.

Surviving are his wife, Carol Bowers Robinson; his son, Keith Robinson of Heath Springs; three daughters, Brenda Steele of Ridgeway, and Ren Faulkenberry and Laura Robinson, both of Lancaster; three sisters, Doris Estridge, Maxine Cooper and Josephine Robinson, all of Lancaster; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 386, Lancaster, SC 29721.

Martha Sims

LANCASTER - Mrs. Martha Jane Broome "Granny" Sims, 80, of 2589 Old Camden Highway died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Scottsboro, Ala.

The funeral will be 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Antioch Baptist Church cemetery.

A native of Kershaw, Mrs. Sims was a daughter of the late William Michael Broome and Neeley Viola Stroud Broome. She was the widow of James Oscar Sims Sr. and was a homemaker and member of St. Luke United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her son, James Oscar Sims Jr. of Lancaster; her daughter, Viola Salter of Scottsboro; four sisters, Eva Mae Adams of Rock Hill, Dicie Alsap of Fort Mill, Wilma Plyler of Lancaster and Ethel Mills of Moncks Corner; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to St. Luke United Methodist Church, 128 Providence Road, Lancaster, SC 29720 or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 386, Lancaster, SC 29721.

Bunny Sutherland

TEGA CAY - Mrs. "Bunny" Carole Lee Beavers Sutherland, 64, of 3067 Point Clear Drive in Tega Cay, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wolfe Funeral Home, with Sister Mary Albert officiating.

A native of Chicago, Mrs. Sutherland was a daughter of the late Max and Rose Holz Beavers. She was a partner with her husband in Sutherland and Associates at Tega Cay. She was a member of the Tega Cay Ladies Bridge Club.

Surviving is her husband, Jack Sutherland.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 500 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28202.

Anna Thieszen

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Anna Kroeker Thieszen, 82, of 511 Crescent Leaf Lane died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Evangelical Bible Church in Henderson, Neb. Burial will be at Council Union Cemetery in York, Neb.

A native of Henderson, Mrs. Thieszen was a daughter of the late George D. and Anna Peters Kroeker. She was a homemaker and was a member of Faith Evangelical Church. She attended York College.

Surviving are her husband, Gustav Thieszen; two sons, Dr. Milford Eugene Thieszen of Fort Collins, Colo., and Elroy Dean Thieszen of O'Neill, Neb.; two daughters, Verla Lou Unruh of Rock Hill and Twila JoAnn Gillett of Irian Jaya, Indonesia; her brother, George Kroeker of Henderson; two sisters, Elizabeth Franz and Nettie Friefen, both of Henderson; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

George Watts

CHESTER - Mr. George Franklin "Frank" Watts, 69, of 1115 Rachel Drive died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 5 p.m. today at Union ARP Church cemetery in Richburg, with the Rev. David Levister officiating.

A native of Richburg, Mr. Watts was a son of the late John David Watts and Della Jordan Watts. He was retired from Springs Industries. He was a graduate of Lewisville High School and attended the University of South Carolina. He was a member of Union ARP Church.

Surviving are four foster children, Jane Turner, Amanda Sisk and Danny Sisk, all of Chester, and Banks Drennan of Richburg; five brothers, Jordan Watts of Edgemoor, Jim Watts and Bill Watts, both of Chester, Warren "Pappy" Watts of Rodman and Sam Watts of Spartanburg; and four sisters, Della McCorkle of Lando, Margaret McWaters of Richburg, Louise Lathrop of Chester and Joyce Hall of Lancaster.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210 or Hospice of York County, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.

Ida Weldon

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Ida Mack Weldon, 84, of 949 Crawford Road died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. L.L. Hancock officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Weldon was a retired domestic worker. She was a member of First Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are her daughter, Mary Walls of Rock Hill; her sister, Martha Barnette of Baltimore; her grandchild; and five great-grandchildren.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday.

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

The family will receive friends at 1221 Parkmont Lane, Rock Hill.

Parker Funeral Home is in charge.

Willie Wilkinson

ROCK HILL - Miss Willie Beckham Wilkinson, 82, of 111 Sedgewood Drive died Friday, April 2, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Lincolnton Presbyterian Church cemetery in Lincolnton, Ga., with the Rev. Sarah Juengst officiating.

Miss Wilkinson was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, and she was retired after 37 years at Fulton National Bank in Atlanta. After retirement, she traveled extensively and loved to play bridge. She was a graduate of Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga., and a member of the Daughters of the Confederacy.

Survivors include her niece, Margaret Walker of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Memorials may be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1830 Celanese Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Joe Wishert

CARLISLE - Mr. Joe Thomas Wishert, 87, of 11989 State Highway 215 North died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Cool Branch Baptist Church, with the Revs. Dale Roddey and John Mullis officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Chester, Mr. Wishert was a son of the late Lawrence Wishert and Bessie Hinnant Wishert and was the widower of Mary Eubanks Wishert. He was retired from Springs Industries, was a member of Cool Branch Baptist Church and attended the schools of Cool Branch.

Surviving are his son, Joe Wishert of Carlisle; his brother, Haskell Wishert of Blythewood; three sisters, Annie Lee Stephenson of Lowrys, Ella Mae Traylor of Chester and Bessie Fant of Union; two grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Cool Branch Baptist Church, 10726 State Highway 215 North, Blair, SC 29015.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge.


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