Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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William Barnett

NORCROSS, Ga. - Mr. William Wallace Barnett, 67, of 320 Nesbit St., died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Hospice Atlanta.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Greene Funeral Home in Rock Hill, with the Rev. Jimmy Holley officiating and the Rev. Rick Martin assisting. Entombment will be at Grandview Memorial Park Mausoleum in Rock Hill.

A native of Anniston, Ala., Mr. Barnett was a son of the late Hester Thomas Barnett and Ruth Mae Summers Barnett. He was retired from Gwinnett Hospital Systems where he was an engineering supervisor. He was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Lorene Horton Barnett; his son, Richard W. Barnett of Norcross; his brother, Charles T. Barnett of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Rosalee Clinton of Rock Hill and Peggy Ratterree of Atlanta; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight and from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Greene Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Drive, Atlanta, GA 30319 or Eastside Baptist Church, 318 N. Jones Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Sara Barnhardt

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

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Catawba Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Tommy Huddleston officiating and the Rev. Raymond Thompson assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Barnhardt was employed by Allied Payroll Services Inc. She was a member of Catawba Baptist Church. Mrs. Barnhardt was a daughter of Carolyn Brockman Gibson and the late John Q. Gibson Jr.

Surviving in addition to her mother are two daughters, Kim B. Nichols of China Grove, N.C., and Karen B. Martin of Mount Pleasant, N.C.; her brother, John Q. Gibson IV of Rock Hill; two sisters, Virginia G. Brunson and Judy G. DeRossette, both of Rock Hill; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bass Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her brother, John Q. Gibson IV, 1523 Springsteen Road, Rock Hill.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Theodore Bigger

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Dr. Theodore Cuyler Bigger, 86, died Saturday, April 10, 1999, at National Health Care.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lebanon Baptist Church in Pendleton.

A native of York County, Dr. Bigger was a son of the late Walter Mason Bigger and Lelia Pegram Bigger and was the widower of Harriet Welborn Bigger. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he was a deacon and elder. He was former department chairman and professor emeritus of agriculture at Middle Tennessee State University. He graduated from Clemson University in 1934 and from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Michigan State University. He also taught at Tennessee Technological University and the University of Arkansas.

He was a member of several agricultural organizations, Sigma Xi, a Rotarian for more than 40 years and a Paul Harris Fellow.

He was a veteran of World War II, served in the Philippine Islands and was held as a prisoner of war for 34 months. He was a survivor of the Bataan Death March and was liberated by Gen. Douglas MacArthur's forces from Bilibid Prison in Manilla Feb. 4, 1945. He retired from the Air Force in 1945 with the rank of major.

Surviving are two daughters, Delia Goodman of Milton, Tenn., and Carolyn Lattimore of Greenville; and six grandchildren.

Woodfin Memorial Chapel is in charge.

Daisy Colbert

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Daisy Manning Colbert, 86, of 90 Chester Ave. died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

Arrangements will be announced by Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls.

Mark Collins

ROCK HILL - Mr. Mark Edward Collins, 22, of 712 Summerwood Circle died Saturday, April 10, 1999, in New Orleans.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, with Father John Giuliani officiating. Burial will be private.

Mr. Edwards was a senior at Tulane University and was a member of the Naval ROTC. He was salutatorian of the Class of 1995 at Northwestern High School where he participated in soccer, basketball and cross country.

Surviving are his parents, Trudy and Dennis Collins; his brother, Greg Collins of Rock Hill; his paternal grandmother, Margaret Collins of Hodge, La.; and his maternal grandparents, Col. and Mrs. R.C. McDonough of Washington, N.C.

The family will be at home, where they will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight.

Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic Church, 1698 Bird St., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the YMCA, 402 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

William Craine

ROCK HILL - Mr. William L. Craine died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, in Pittsburgh.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nazareth Baptist Church, with the Rev. B.R. Wilson officiating and the Revs. J. H. Bailey and Leroy Ellison assisting. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

Mr. Craine was a World War II veteran and employed at Celanese Corp. and LTV Steele Co. in Pittsburgh, where he retired. He was a member of Nazareth Baptist Church and attended Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh.

Surviving are two sisters, Arlen Stokes of Baltimore and Willie Ruth Craine of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Clemons Funeral Home is in charge.

Eloise Jackson

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

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating and the Revs. James Coods and Moses Lightner assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Jackson was a daughter of B.T. Stroud of Chester and the late Bertha Walton Stroud. She attended Finley High School. She was a member of Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir.

Surviving in addition to her father are two sons, James L. "Pone" Jackson of Seattle and Toye Jackson of Chester; three daughters, Laytonia Jackson and Angela Simpson, both of Chester, and LaTeace Jackson-Dennis of Charlotte; two brothers, Ben T. Stroud Jr. of Rock Hill and Troy Stroud of Charlotte; two sisters, Jeanette Ward of Baltimore and Louise S. Mills of Rock Hill; and 11 grandchildren.

Eastern Star Rites will be 7 tonight at Gore's Funeral Home.

The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Ella Kos

LANCASTER - Mrs. Ella "Rusty" Johnson Kos, 73, of 388 S. Potter Road died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Antioch Baptist Church, with the Revs. Kenneth Wren and Thurmond Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Kershaw County, Mrs. Kos was a daughter of the late Leroy Johnson and Molly Phillips Johnson. She was a homemaker, a past member of Eastern Star and a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Ben Kos Sr.; three sons, Thomas Leroy Kos of Kings Mountain, N.C., Benny Kos of Lancaster and Timothy Neal Kos of Rock Hill; four brothers, Reuben Johnson of Mount Croghan, Herbert Johnson and Clyde Johnson, both of Lancaster, and Junior Johnson of Bennettsville; five sisters, Thelma Oliver of Jefferson, Ethel Catledge of Mount Pisgah, Evelyn Williams of Lancaster, Alice Catoe of Heath Springs and Ruth Mathis of Chester; nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church building fund, 3052 Taxahaw Road, Lancaster, SC 299720.

Hartley Funeral Home is in charge.

Emmett Lambert

LANCASTER - Mr. Emmett Horace Lambert, 75, of 1987 Lynwood Drive died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Mahaffey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Michael B. Giles officiating. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

A native of York County, Mr. Lambert was a son of the late William Perry Lambert and Iva Garris Lambert. He was a retired real estate agent, an Army Air Force veteran of World War II and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Annie Ruth Hilton Lambert; his daughter, Gaile Giles of Charleston; his brother, Dr. Fred Lambert of Lancaster; two sisters, Kathryn Motsinger of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Ruth Lambert of North Carolina; and his grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 a.m. today at Mahaffey Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Connie Maxwell Children's Home, P.O. Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648.

Isabella McMillan

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Mrs. Isabella Walker McMillan, 83, died Saturday, April 10, 1999.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Falls Church Episcopal Church in Falls Church, Va.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. McMillan was a daughter of the late Christopher J. Walker and Margaret Wilson Walker. She was retired from the Justice Department in Washington.

Surviving are her daughter, Marian McMillan Endres of Falls Church; her brother, Christopher J. Walker Jr. of Savannah, Ga.; two sisters, Elizabeth W. Allen of Rock Hill and Frances W. Dickerson of York; and two grandchildren.

Everly Wheatly Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge.

Bryant McMackin

CLOVER - Mr. Bryant Clay McMackin, 80, of 1160 N. Highway 161 died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oakdale Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Buckner Malcolm officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of York County, Mr. McMackin was a son of the late Annie McCarter McMackin and Lawson McLean McMackin. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was retired from the Clover school district and was a farmer.

Surviving are his wife, June Catherine Stowe McMackin; his son, Timothy McMackin of Clover; two daughters, Barbara M. Warlick of Gastonia, N.C., and Judy M. Adams of Clover; his brother, William Floyd McMackin of Clover; his sister, Lois M. Johnson of Clover; four grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

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

Memorials may be made to Oakdale Presbyterian Church building fund, 12585 W. Highway 55, Clover, SC 29710.

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 tonight at Ridout's Elmwood Chapel in Birmingham.

Douglas Scott

ROCK HILL - Mr. Douglas T. Scott, 74, of 1950 Eden Terrace died Monday, April 12, 1999, at home.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Lilly Smith

BALTIMORE - Mrs. Lilly Simrill Smith, 65, died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at a Baltimore nursing home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Staunton, Va.

A native of York, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of Frank Marion Simrill and Lilly Currell Simrill. She graduated from York High School in 1951 and attended Mary Baldwin College in Stanton. She was awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award in 1974 by Mary Baldwin College, where her husband was a professor. The award was for her friendly service to students, faculty and their families. She completed her degree there in 1977 and worked for the Stanton welfare agency.

She worked for General Theological Seminary, where her husband was studying to become an Episcopal priest. They later moved to Episcopal parishes in Alexandria, Va., and Baltimore.

Surviving are her husband, Ben Smith; her son, Ben H. Smith III of Atlanta; three daughters, Katherine Tucker Smith of Takoma Park, Md., Sarah Carrington Hutchinson of Richmond, Va., and Lilly Preston Smith of Baltimore; two sisters, Nancy Simrill Landstreet of York and Susan Simrill Manning of Easley; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Episcopal Social Ministries, Diocesan Center, 4 E. University Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21218.

Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home is in charge. 

Ronald Beck Sr.

ROCK HILL - Mr. Ronald Lee Beck Sr., 52, of the Lessile area died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at home.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Kenneth Brady

YORK - Mr. Kenneth Morris Brady, 66, of 3140 Balkan Drive died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.

Arrangements will be announced by Bratton Funeral Home in York.

Mary Branham

CAMDEN - Mrs. Mary Beatrice Hearon Branham, 82, of 648 Truesdale Road died Monday, April 12, 1999, at Kershaw County Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Refuge Baptist Church, with the Revs. Clarence Dorman and John R. Rumford officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Camden, Mrs. Branham was a daughter of the late John William Hearon and Mamie McCaskill Hearon. A homemaker, Mrs. Branham was a member of Refuge Baptist Church, where she was a nursery worker for more than 50 years and a member of the Woman's Missionary Union.

Surviving are her husband, Henry B. Branham; her daughter, Patsy Case of Fort Lawn; eight sisters, Mrs. Theo H. Branham of Columbia and Sara Taylor, Linnie H. Rogers, Kathleen H. Hinson, Louise H. Horton, Annie Bell H. Anderson, Grace Frazier and Nellie Hayes, all of Camden; and her grandchild.

Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles Carroll

YORK - Mr. Charles Abel Carroll, 72, of 5288 Billy Wilson Road died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at home.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home.

A native of York, he was a son of the late Charlie Curry Carroll and Myrtle Hope Carroll. He was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. and York County and was co-owner of H.B. Carroll Rental Properties.

Surviving are his wife, Hazel Boyd Carroll; two sons, Charles Abel Carroll Jr. of Chester and Robert Stephen Carroll of Rock Hill; and two 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 the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 1609, Columbia, SC 29202.

Daisy Colbert

GREAT FALLS - Mrs. Daisy Manning Colbert, 86, of 90 Chester Ave. died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fairview AME Zion Church, with the Rev. E. Jeter officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mrs. Colbert was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Great Falls. She was the widow of Hazel Colbert Sr.

Surviving are two sons, Hazel Colbert Jr. of the home and Mack Davis Colbert of Charlotte; two brothers, Elliott Manning of Great Falls and Ernest Moore of Baltimore; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Washington Funeral Home in Great Falls.

The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Mark Collins

ROCK HILL - Mr. Mark Edward Collins, 22, of 712 Summerwood Circle died Saturday, April 10, 1999, in New Orleans.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. today at St. Anne Catholic Church, with Father John Giuliani officiating. Burial will be private.

He was a senior at Tulane University and was a member of the Naval ROTC. He was salutatorian of the class of 1995 at Northwestern High School where he participated in tennis, basketball and cross country.

Surviving are his parents, Trudy and Dennis Collins; his brother, Greg Collins of Rock Hill; his paternal grandmother, Margaret Collins of Hodge, La.; and his maternal grandparents, Col. and Mrs. R.C. McDonough of Washington, N.C.

Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic School, 1698 Bird St., Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the YMCA, 402 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Gertrude DeLoach

ROCK HILL - Miss Gertrude "Gertie" DeLoach, 83, of 343 Kuykendal St. died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Greene Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bruce Wyatt officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Augusta, Ga., Miss DeLoach was a daughter of Jack Marion DeLoach and Ida Phillips DeLoach. She was a waitress at Woolworth's and Eckerd's stores in Columbia until her retirement and move to Rock Hill in 1981. She was a Baptist and supported her church.

Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews, including Larry Johnson and Marilyn L. Coley, both of Rock Hill, who were her caregivers.

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

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 830 N. Jones Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

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 will be 3 p.m. Thursday at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1303 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, with the Rev. Bobby Houze officiating and the Rev. B.R. Moore assisting. Burial will be at Sharon Memorial Park.

Mrs. Dixon was a native of Chester County. She retired from Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system as custodian. She was the neighborhood captain of Lockwood Haven Community. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where she was an usher, member of the missionary board, president of the deaconess board and member of the hymn choir. She was the widow of Aaron Dixon.

Surviving are three daughters, Margaret Wright, Annie Ruth Thompson and Diane Blount, all of Charlotte; three brothers, Tess Thompson, Wylie Thompson and J.B. Thompson, all of Chester; two sisters, Maglene Dickerson of Rock Hill and Alberta Stevenson of Charlotte; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte.

The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Thursday.

King Funeral Home in Charlotte is in charge, and King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, is in charge of local arrangements.

Doris Donatelli

LEXINGTON - Mrs. Doris McCormick Donatelli, 90, of Lexington died Saturday, April 10, 1999.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lexington Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. David Sinclair officiating. Burial will be at Bush River Memorial Gardens.

A native of San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Donatelli was a daughter of the late James McCormick and Margaret Nolan McCormick and was the widow of Victor E. Donatelli. She attended Lexington Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her son, Bruce Donatelli of Lexington; her daughter, Sheila Bradford of Katy, Texas; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Lexington Presbyterian Church.

Pearson Ewart

CLOVER - Mr. Pearson Monroe Ewart, 76, of 2235 Templeton Road died Monday, April 12, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Westview Gardens in Bessemer City, N.C.

A native of Haywood County, N.C., Mr. Ewart was a son of the late Robert Ewart and Emma Jenkins Ewart and was the widower of Gladys Melton Ewart. He was a farmer and construction worker. He was a member of the Merchant Marines during World War II, drove a logging truck for Lunsford Lumber Co. and was a former member of Bradley Street Holiness Church in Gastonia, N.C.

Surviving are two sons, Junior Monroe Ewart and Bobby Ewart, both of Gastonia; his daughter, Carolyn Postell of Dallas, N.C.; his brother, Cleve Ewart of Clyde, N.C.; his special friend, Cora Mae Guest Deaver of the home; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Thursday at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home in Bessemer City, N.C.

Calvin Fortner

CHESTER - Mr. Calvin Edward Fortner, 70, of 547 Second St. died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Chester County Hospital.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Thursday at Saluda Street Church of God, with the Rev. Dennis E. Reid officiating and the Rev. Roger Roof assisting. Burial will be at Chester Memorial Gardens.

A native of Chester, Mr. Fortner was a son of the late Clarence Fortner and Irene Binnis Fortner. He was a member of the Saluda Street Church of God and was retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of the Fortner Family Singers.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Board Fortner; two daughters, Mrs. Wayne H. Long Jr. of Selins Grove, Pa., and Terri Fortner of Chester; his sister, Gaynell Hefner of Chester; and his grandchild.

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

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

John Hale

GASTONIA, N.C. - Mr. Winton Travis "John" Hale, 85, formerly of Clover, died Monday, April, 12, 1999, at Brian Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Clover ARP Church, with the Rev. Rob Patrick officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

A native of Harris City, Ga., Mr. Hale was a son of the late Edward Terrell Hale and Pearl Temple Hale. He was a member of Clover ARP Church.

Surviving are his daughter, Reola Hoyle of Gastonia, N.C.; his brother, James Paul Hale of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two sisters, Myrtice Schulman of Jupiter, Fla., and Myrtle Kester of Thomaston, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Clover ARP Church, 127 Kings Mountain St., Clover, SC 29710.

Eva Howze

EDGEMOOR - Mrs. Eva J. McMullen Howze, 86, of 4400 Promise Pride Road died Monday, April 12, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, is in charge.

Dorothy Kelly

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Dorothy Ann Shumway Kelly, 82, of 14609 Sorrell Court died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

Mrs. Kelly was the widow of Richard J. Kelly and was a homemaker.

Arrangements will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill.

Lenora Sanford

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Lenora Sanford, 90, of 1800 India Hook Road died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Irene Sawyer

CHESTER - Mrs. Irene Sawyer, 95, of Chester County Nursing Center, formerly of Blairs, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Chester County Nursing Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Denton Funeral Home.

The family will be at the home of her sister, Beatrice Sawyer, 525 Columbia Road.

Nivens Scoggins

ROCK HILL - Mrs. Nivens Deas Scoggins, 91, of 3309 Ogden Road died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at home.

A graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Revs. Fant Steele and Katherine Bostrom officiating.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Scoggins was a daughter of the late Levy Deas and Mittie Howie Deas. She was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school for 35 years. She retired after 35 years service from J.C. Penney Co. and was the widow of Louie Thomas Scoggins.

Surviving are her son, the Rev. Donald T. Scoggins of Rock Hill; two daughters, Frances S. Gaulden of Rock Hill and Elizabeth S. Steele of Edgemoor; her sister, Sarah D. Moody of Rock Hill; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and her great-grandchild.

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 Antioch United Methodist Church, c/o Sara Jenkins, 530 E. Robertson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or Hospice Community Care, 325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.

Douglas Scott

ROCK HILL - Mr. Douglas Thompson "Doug" Scott, 74, of 1950 Eden Terrace died Monday, April 12, 1999, at home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace Ministries Church, with the Rev. Dexter Lambert officiating and the Rev. Greg Means assisting. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, Mr. Scott was a son of the late James Eugene Scott and Elizabeth Devinney Scott.

Mr. Scott was retired from Duke Power Co. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Grace Ministries Church.

Surviving are his wife, Earline M. Scott; two sons, Donald Thompson Scott and James Monroe Scott, both of Rock Hill; three daughters, Barbara Scott Neal, Mary Anne Scott Leopard and Kathryn Scott Sowell, all of Rock Hill; his brother, Samuel Edward Scott of Bessemer City, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Ministries Church building fund, 1511 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or to the York County Humane Society, P.O. Box 10261, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

Eloise Simpson

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

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, with the Rev. Curtis Washington officiating and the Revs. James Coods and Moses Lightner assisting. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Chester, Mrs. Simpson was a daughter of B.T. Stroud of Chester and the late Bertha Walton Stroud. She attended Finley High School. She was a member of Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir, and was a member of the Bright Light Chapter No. 146 Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving in addition to her father are her husband, William Simpson; two sons, James L. "Pone" Jackson of Seattle and Toye Jackson of Chester; three daughters, Laytonia Jackson and Angela Simpson, both of Chester, and LaTeace Jackson-Dennis of Charlotte; two brothers, Ben T. Stroud Jr. of Rock Hill and Troy Stroud of Charlotte; two sisters, Jeanette Ward of Baltimore and Louise S. Mills of Rock Hill; and 11 grandchildren.

The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. today.

Gore's Funeral Home is in charge.

Ellen Snipes

LANCASTER - Mrs. Ellen Louise Gainer Snipes, 70, of 5010 J.B. Denton Road died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Faith Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jimmy Fore and Ken Snead officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Memorial Cemetery.

A native of Lancaster, Mrs. Snipes was a daughter of the late John Lee Gainer and Amanda Bailey Gainer. She was retired from J.P. Stevens Co. and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are her husband, Bruce Snipes; four sons, Robert Snipes of Great Falls and Randy Snipes, Donald Snipes and Luke Snipes, all of Lancaster; her daughter, Sylvia Adams of Lancaster; three brothers, Curtis Gainer, Elliott Gainer and Jerry Gainer, all of Lancaster; her sister, Eunice Snipes of Lancaster; 11 grandchildren; and four great-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 the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Building, Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852. 


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