Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Hezekiah Adams

CLOVER - Bishop Hezekiah Adams, 73, of 1526 Lawrence Road died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Gethsemane Apostle and Prophets of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Clover, Mr. Adams was a son of the late John Adams Sr. and Janie Kithcart Adams. He joined Gethsemane Church of Christ in 1951, where he became an ordained deacon, a trustee and chairman of the trustee board. In 1969, he was ordained elder and bishop of the newly incorporated Apostles and Prophets Church of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Surviving are his wife, Ethel Hope Phillips Adams; six sons, James I. Adams of Fayetteville, Danny Adams of Clover, Brandon J. Adams of Bessemer City, N.C., Victor C. Adams, Ricky Adams and Hezekiah Adams Jr., all of the home; six daughters, Brenda F. Lowery of Clover, Glenda M. Lowery and Patricia A. Dunlap, both of Gastonia, N.C., Cathy A. Evans of Colonial Heights, Va., and Jeanette Adams and Angela Adams, both of the home; three brothers, Isaiah Adams, John Adams Jr. and Johnson E. Adams, all of Clover; three sisters, Verine Asbury and Emma Sue Nance, both of Knoxville, Tenn., and Elizabeth Matthew of Clover; 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.

The body may be viewed from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Wright Funeral Home.

Christina Corvaia

FORT MILL - Mrs. Christina Cappella Corvaia, 72, of 1805 Lillian Lane died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Mercy Hospital South.

A graveside service will be Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Somers, N.Y.

A native of Bronx, N.Y., Mrs. Corvaia was retired from Reader's Digest and was a member of the Catholic faith.

Surviving are her husband, Don Corvaia of Fort Mill; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Beecher Funeral Home in Brewster, N.Y.

Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill is in charge of local arrangements.

Henry Kedrowski

FLENSBURG, Minn. - Mr. Henry Sylvester Kedrowski, 69, died Monday, April 5, 1999, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in St. Cloud, Minn.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father Anthony Kroll officiating. Burial with a Military Prayer Service by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1112 will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Minnesota State Veteran's Cemetery.

A native of Morrison County, Minn., he was a son of Jacob Kedrowski and Martha Wochnik Kedowski. He was employed at Camp Ridley as a mechanic from 1961 until he retired in 1989.

He joined the Minnesota Army National Guard in 1959 and served 30 years before retiring as a Sergeant First Class in 1989. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1112, where he served two terms as a junior vice commander and one term as senior vice commander. He was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Parrish, where he served as an usher and member of the Cemetery Committee.

Surviving are his wife, Clara Kedrowski; his son, Mark Kredowski of Rock Hill; his daughter, Karen Fitzgerald of Rock Hill; three sisters, Bernice Bolesky of Dearborn, Mich., Veronica Altrichter of Clear Lake, Minn., and Cecilia Daniels of Nevis, Minn.; and two grandchildren.

Brenny Funeral Home in Little Falls, Minn., is in charge.

Elgin Quinn

GASTONIA, N.C. - Mr. Elgin Grey Quinn, 90, of Gastonia died Friday, April 9, 1999, at Kings Mountain Hospital in Kings Mountain, N.C.

The funeral will be 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Gastonia, with the Rev. Michael Newton officiating. Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park Cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. Quinn was a son of the late James Andrew Quinn Sr. and Mary Hill Quinn. He was the widower of Alma Jane Biggers Quinn. He was retired from Victory Textiles and was owner and operator of Community Grocery Stores and Gettys Hardware. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church for more than 65 years, where he served as deacon and held other positions with the church.

Surviving are his daughter, Florence Geneva Gettys of Gastonia; two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Q. Brandon of York and Martha Sue Q. Stewart of Clover; two grandchildren and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Ward Funeral Home in Gastonia, N.C., is in charge.

Fannie Rogers

CHESTER - Mrs. Fannie Ree Brown Rogers, 64, of 2625 Ashford Road died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Fairfield County, with the Rev. T.G. Greene officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Rogers was a native of Fairfield County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. She was a member of CB&A Society and attended Fairfield County schools.

Surviving are her husband, David Rogers; four sons, George Rogers, Jesse Rogers, both of Chester, and Leslie Rogers and Ricky Rogers, both of the home; six daughters, Margaret Thompson, Christine Rogers, Mildred Foster, Rosa Coleman, all of Baltimore, Md., Helen Hopkins of Blackstock, and Lisa Rogers of the home; two brothers, Neri Brown Jr. of Chester and Robert S. Brown of Dayton, Ohio; five sisters, Sarah Boulware of Chester, Alice Lindsay of Baltimore, Viola Coleman of Greensboro, N.C., Willa Jones, Rosa Lee Brown, both of Pittsburgh; 24 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Isaiah Sibley

ROCK HILL - Mr. Isaiah "Sib" Sibley, 58, of 924 Saluda St. died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Cedar Grove AME Zion Church, with the Rev. J.T. Hill officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Chester County, he was a son of the late Frank Sibley and Vera Graves Sibley. He attended Chester County schools.

Surviving are his wife, Laura Boger Sibley; three sons, Isaac Williams, Derrick Sibley and Corey Sibley, all of Rock Hill; two daughters, Pamela Miller and Karen Sibley, both of Rock Hill; six brothers, Frank Sibley Jr., Fred Sibley, George Sibley, Johnny Sibley, Lawrence Sibley and Charles Sibley, all of Rock Hill; three sisters, Sadie Stroud, Beatrice Sibley and Kathy Sibley, all of Rock Hill; and 12 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

The body may be viewed from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Parker Funeral Home.

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

Willie Mae Simpson

CHESTER - Mrs. Willie Mae Simpson of Chester died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Union Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Entzminger officiating. Burial will be at Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mrs. Simpson was a daughter of the late Annie Bell Sanders and Hudson Carter. She joined Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church at an early age and was a member of the Senior Choir, Missionaries, Stars of Bethlehem and Prayer Band. She also was president of the Wednesday night Bible study. She was the widow of Thomas Simpson.

Surviving are two daughters, Loraine Simpson of the home and Crystal Graham of Warrenton, N.C.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The family is at the home of her granddaughter, Ruth Simpson, Center Street Apartments No. 14, Chester.

The body may be viewed from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Christopher King's Funeral Home, 703 Old York Road.

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

Wilson Baskin

ROCK HILL -"Mr. Wilson Heath "Dub" Baskin, 57, of 4633 Brookgreen Circle died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Cauthen Funeral Home, Rock Hill chapel.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Baskin was the son of the late William Heath and Margie Rollins Baskin. He was a self-employed wallpaper hanger, a member of the Chester Masonic Lodge, a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and an active volunteer in the community.

Surviving are his wife, Peggy Evans Baskin; his son, Michael Heath Baskin of Rock Hill; two brothers, Andy Wolfe of Edgemoor and William Baskin of Greenville; and his sister, Carole Lawson of Carbondale, Ill.

The family will receive friends after the memorial service.

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

David Black

CLINTON - Mr. David Leroy Black, 89, formerly of Rock Hill, died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Laurens County Hospital.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Ebenezer ARP Church cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Jeri Parris Perkins and the Revs. Jack Basie and Charles Mitchell officiating.

A resident of Clinton Home, part of Presbyterian Homes of South Carolina, Mr. Black began in the family farming business and worked about 20 years at Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving on the ship F.L. Davis. He was a lifelong member of Ebenezer ARP Church, where he was an elder emeritus and had an honorary life membership from the Presbyterian Women. He was the son of Fred Roy Black and Sadie Fewell Black.

Surviving is his wife of 50 years, Frances Foster Black.

The family will receive friends at the Ebenezer ARP Church parlor at 10:30 a.m. today.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Heather Cobb

CUMMING, Ga. -"Miss Heather Camille Cobb, 26, of 8981 Woodsong Trail and a former Winthrop University student, died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Chester, with the Revs. Clay Waldrip and Neal Young officiating. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

A native of Charlotte, Miss Cobb attended Winthrop University, where she was a Pi Kappa Alpha little sister. She graduated from high school in Dunwoody, Ga., and also attended the University of Georgia, where she sang in the choir. Miss Cobb was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit in Cumming, where she taught Sunday school and Vacation Bible School. She was also an honorary member of the Kiwanis Club and the Bandits of Dunwoody.

Surviving are her mother and stepfather, Gale and Bill Clarida of Cumming; her father, Charles N. Cobb of Columbia; her brother, Nate Cobb of Rock Hill; three stepbrothers, Troy Clarida, John Clarida and Dave Clarida, all of Atlanta; and her stepsister, Caren C. Monette of Aurora, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society, S.C. Chapter, 1247 Lake Murray Boulevard, Irmo, SC 29603.

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

A memorial service also will be held 3 p.m. Friday at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit in Cumming.

Lila Dixon

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Lila Thompson Dixon, 67, of 212 Sylvania Ave., formerly of Chester, died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

The funeral arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home of Charlotte.

Mazie Johnson

FORT LAWN -"Mrs. Mazie Jeanette Martin Johnson, 77, of 4491 Bobcat Drive died Friday, April 9, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at the McLean-Bumgardner Twin Oaks Chapel in Belmont, N.C., with Chaplin Bill Cobb officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery in Mount Holly, N.C.

A native of Pell City, Ala., Mrs. Johnson was a daughter of the late Wiley and Cora Welch Martin. She was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 380 in Charlotte. Mrs. Johnson was the widow of Ulmer Sinclair Johnson.

Surviving are her daughter, Arvis J. Jones of Fort Lawn; her son, Freddie L. Johnson Sr. of Edgemoor; six grandchildren; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. Monday at the McLean-Bumgardner Funeral Home in Belmont.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 380, Child Welfare Program, 4235 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28208.

Clyde Rich

CLOVER -"Mr. Clyde N. Rich, 56, of 306 Valley Ave. died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Arrangements will be announced by M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover.

Fannie Rogers

CHESTER - Mrs. Fannie Ree Brown Rogers, 64, of 2625 Ashford Road died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Fairfield County, with the Rev. T.G. Greene officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Rogers was a native of Fairfield County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. She was a member of CB&A Society and attended Fairfield County schools.

Surviving are her husband, David Rogers; four sons, George Rogers, Jesse Rogers, both of Chester, and Leslie Rogers and Ricky Rogers, both of the home; six daughters, Margaret Thompson, Christine Rogers and Mildred Foster, all of Chester, Rosa Coleman of Baltimore, Md., Helen Hopkins of Blackstock and Lisa Rogers of the home; two brothers, Neri Brown Jr. of Chester and Robert S. Brown of Dayton, Ohio; five sisters, Sarah Boulware of Chester, Alice Lindsay of Baltimore, Viola Coleman of Greensboro, N.C., and Willa Jones and Rosa Lee Brown, both of Pittsburgh; 24 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at home.

Denton Funeral Home is in charge.

Joseph Thomasson

GREENWOOD - Mr. Joseph M. "Joe" Thomasson, 79, of 1110 Marshall Road died Friday, April 9, 1999, at Self Memorial Hospital in Greenwood.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, with the Rev. Dave Patterson officiating.

A native of York County, Mr. Thomasson was a son of the late T.N. and Leila Wood Thomasson. He was retired from Ace Cabinet Shop and E.H. Hines Construction Company and flew a B-17 for the U.S. Army Air Corp in World War II. Mr. Thomasson was a member of South Main Street Baptist Church and the Greenwood Lions Club.

Surviving are his wife, Ogle Hadden Thomasson; four sisters, Margaret Thomasson of York, Jean Ginter of Charlotte, Mary Ann Jordan of Jesup, Ga., and Rachel Yamada of Riverside, Calif.; two brothers, David Thomasson of Rock Hill and Ray Thomasson of York; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The body may be viewed from 6 to 8 tonight at Hartley Funeral Home in Greenwood. The family will receive friends at that time.

Marion Wright

WEST COLUMBIA -"Mrs. Marion T. Wright, 74, of 1005 New Brookland Place died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Lexington Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Northside Baptist Church in West Columbia, with the Rev. Steve Cloud officiating.

A native of Orangeburg, Mrs. Wright was a daughter of the late Marion G. and Marie Shuler Till. She was a member of the Northside Baptist Church and the Joyful Sunday School Class.

Surviving are her husband, Sam C. Wright; two sons, Eddie Wright of West Columbia and Gary Wright of McConnells; her sister, Mary T. Accordini of West Columbia; four brothers, Laverne Till, Leon Till, J.C. Till and Grady Till, all of Orangeburg; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Memorials may be made to Northside Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.

Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington chapel, is in charge. 

William Barnett

NORCROSS, Ga. - Mr. William Wallace Barnett, 67, died Sunday, April 11, 1999.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Sara Barnhardt

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Sara Alice Gibson Barnhardt, 62, of 663 Hickory Oaks Lane died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at 2535 Lesslie Highway.

Arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home of John Q. Gibson IV, 1523 Springsteen Road.

Herbert Bigham

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Herbert Lee Bigham, 67, of Charlotte died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bethesda United Methodist Church cemetery in Great Falls, with Dr. Stuart Snow officiating. Burial will follow.

Mr. Bigham was a native of Chester County. He was retired from Springs Industries.

He was the son of the late Clyde Bigham and Carrie Morgan Bigham.

Surviving are his daughter Beatrice Bigham Carter of Lancaster; five brothers, William Bigham of Gastonia, N.C., Clyde Bigham and Eugene Bigham, both of Rock Hill, Neely Bigham of Charlotte and James Bigham of York; five sisters, Yvonne Estes, Gertie Deese, Lillie Belle Collins and Jessie Mae Black, all of Lancaster, and Louise Rabon of Rock Hill; eight stepchildren; two grandchildren; and 16 step-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the High Point Freewill Baptist Church building fund, 2095 Great Falls Highway, Lancaster.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hartley Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Bigham's daughter, Beatrice Carter, 2200 Harmon Lane, Lancaster.

David Black

CLINTON - Mr. David Leroy Black, 89, formerly of Rock Hill, died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Laurens County Hospital.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Ebenezer ARP Church cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Jeri Parris Perkins and the Revs. Jack Basie and Charles Mitchell officiating.

A resident of Clinton Home, part of Presbyterian Homes of South Carolina, Mr. Black began in the family farming business and worked about 20 years at Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving on the ship F.L. Davis. He was a lifelong member of Ebenezer ARP Church, where he was an elder emeritus and had an honorary life membership from the Presbyterian Women. He was the son of Fred Roy Black and Sadie Fewell Black.

Surviving is his wife of 50 years, Frances Foster Black.

The family will receive friends at the Ebenezer ARP Church parlor at 10:30 a.m. today.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Flossie Mae Gladden

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Flossie Mae Outlaw Gladden, 77, of 3161 Scott Road died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Evangel Temple Assembly of God, with the Rev. Mike Sollers officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery.

A native of York, Mrs. Gladden was the daughter of the late Alec Outlaw and Effie Ellis Outlaw. A homemaker, she was a member of Evangel Temple Assembly of God and attended Great Falls schools. She was the widow of Woodrow W. Gladden.

Surviving are her son Woodrow "Woody" Gladden of Great Falls; two daughters, Willene Goins of Rock Hill and Bobbie Hollis of Great Falls; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Evangel Temple Assembly of God, P.O. Box 44, Great Falls, SC 29055.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.

Herman Huffstetler Sr.

CLOVER - Mr. Herman Cecil Huffstetler Sr., 66, of 416 Cedar Grove Road died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bright Light Freewill Baptist Church in York, with pastor Phil Haynes officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in York.

A native of Mecklenburg County, N.C., Mr. Huffstetler was a truck driver for Wales Manufacturing Co. of Gastonia, N.C. He was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict. He was the widower of Doris Blackwelder Huffstetler and was the son of the late Robert Huffstetler and Margaret Huffstetler.

Surviving are four sons, Cecil Huffstetler, Randy Huffstetler and Jamie Huffstetler, all of Clover, and Wayne Huffstetler of Hickory Grove; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Lee Humphries

JEFFERSON - Mr. Lee Humphries, 78, of 5928-A Mount Pisgah Road died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 4 p.m. Monday at New Testament Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. James Aldridge officiating.

Mr. Humphries was a native of Lancaster County and was a retired farmer.

Surviving are two sisters, Ann Humphries and Sadie Barrett, both of Jefferson.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Ella Kos

LANCASTER - Mrs. Ella Kos of 388 S. Potter Road died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Hartley Funeral Home.

Ruth Nelson

SARASOTA, Fla. - Mrs. Ruth "Dolly" W. Nelson, formerly of Rock Hill, died Friday, April 9, 1999.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham.

A longtime resident of Birmingham, Mrs. Nelson was a 1935 graduate of Birmingham-Southern College and a member of Pi Beta Phi. She was a graduate of the Library School of Emory University and was the head librarian of the reference department at Birmingham Public Library for several years. She was a member of the Cathedral Church of the Advent.

Surviving are her son, William C. Nelson of Sarasota, Fla.; and three grandchildren, among whom is David Nelson Lyon of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at Ridout's Elmwood Chapel.

Clyde Rich

CLOVER - Mr. Clyde Newton Rich, 56, of 306 Valley Ave. died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Revs. Mark Collins, Marvin Carson and Mike Faulkner officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Mr. Rich was employed by Baco Machinery. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his wife, Mira Buff Rich of the home; two sons, Michael Rich of Charleston and Patrick Rich of Clover; his stepparents, George and Anna Hilsinger of Clover; and his sister, Estelle Shook of Houston.

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

Eloise Simpson

CHESTER - Ms. Eloise Stroud Simpson, 49, of 810 Hughes Road died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. They will be announced by Gore's Funeral Home in Chester.

Annie West

KERSHAW - Mrs. Annie Crow West, 96, of 6525 Kershaw-Camden Highway died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at her home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kershaw City Cemetery, with the Rev. Charlie Simmons officiating.

Mrs. West was a native of Kershaw. She was a member of Center Grove Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and former member of the Woman's Missionary Union. She also was a former director of Training Union at the Providence Baptist Church. She was retired from Springs Industries cafeteria. Mrs. West was the widow of Boyd Henry West and was the daughter of the late John Henry Crow and Mittie Falls Crow.

Survivors include her son, Paul H. West of Liberty Hill; three daughters, Reba West Hammond and Betty West Mahaffey, both of Kershaw, and Mary West Byrd, of Lancaster; her sister, Grace C. Holland of Smithfield, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Center Grove Baptist Church, 236 Scout Cabin Road, Kershaw.

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

Patricia Wilkes

CHESTER - Mrs. Patricia Poteat Wilkes, 74, of 116 Crestwood Circle died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Evergreen Cemetery, with Dr. Dwight Pearson officiating.

Mrs. Wilkes was a native of Chester. She was a member of Purity Presbyterian Church, where she taught children's Sunday school. She was a former member of the Pilot Club. She was a retired sales clerk with Belk-Hudson department stores. She was a graduate of Chester High School and attended Winthrop College.

Mrs. Wilkes was the daughter of the late Joseph Poteat and Hulda McLarnon Poteat. She was the widow of Paul Hayne Wilkes Jr.

Surviving are his daughter Susan Kelsey of Chester; his son Paul Wilkes III of Union; five grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Purity Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 278, Chester, SC 29706.

Barron Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Andy Woodard Jr.

CHESTER - Mr. Andy Woodard Jr., 83, of Beverly Health Care in Rock Hill died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Before entering Beverly, Mr. Woodard lived at 552 Vance Drive, Chester.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Denton Funeral Home in Chester.


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