Miscellaneous York County, South Carolina Obituaries

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Ophelia Beard
GASTONIA, N.C. - Mrs. Ophelia Wright Beard, 86, of 1304 Beaverbrook Drive died Friday, March 20, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Monday at Mount Pleasant AME Zion Church in Gastonia, with the Rev. Dr. Carl A. Glenn officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of York County, Mrs. Beard was a retired cook. She was a member of Mount Pleasant AME Zion Church in Gastonia, and its hymn choir, missionary department and church aid society. She was the widow of Hall Brooks Neal Beard.

Surviving are three sons, Clarence Beard and Ned Beard, both of Gastonia, and Billy Beard of Statesville, N.C.; five daughters, Anna Mae Cathcart, Jessie Wilson and Betty Johnson, all of Toledo, Ohio, and Katie McCombs and Helena Adams, both of Gastonia; two sisters, Evelyn Beard of Shelby, N.C., and Annie Wright of Ranlo, N.C.; 31 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday at the church.

Costner Funeral Home is in charge.
 

Christopher Robinson Sr.
FORT LAWN - Mr. Christopher Lynn Robinson Sr., 31, of 4438 Lazy H Road died Friday, March 20, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Vernon AME Zion Church, with the Rev. J.E. Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Robinson was a member of Mount Vernon AME Zion Church, where he was a former junior usher. He was employed at Carolina Rebar Engineering Co. in Catawba. He was a 1984 graduate of Lewisville High School.

Surviving are his son, Christopher Lynn Robinson Jr. of the home; his companion, Sandra A. Dye of the home; his mother, Francina Robinson of Fort Lawn; his father, Wilbur Williams; three brothers, Charles L. Robinson of Lynn Haven, Fla., John W. Robinson of Pineville, N.C., and James L. Robinson of Richburg; and his sister, Mary Robinson Edwards of Rock Hill; and his maternal grandmother, Viola Gaston Robinson or Fort Lawn.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at King's Funeral Home in Chester, and at other times at the home of his mother, Francina Robinson, 954 Old Nunnery Farm Road, in Fort Lawn.

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

Mary Cauthen
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Mary Eugenia "Jean" Cauthen, 86, died Friday, March 20, 1998, at Westminster Towers.

A graveside service will be 3:30 p.m. today at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Rev. William Pender officiating.

Born in Chicago, Mrs. Cauthen was a Winthrop College graduate. She was a charter member of the Junior League of Rock Hill, the Rock Hill Debutante Club and the Perihelion Club. She volunteered with the medical auxiliaries of York General Hospital and Piedmont Medical Center and the American Red Cross. She was a member of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are two sons, Joseph C. Cauthen III of Gainesville, Fla., and Charles L. Cauthen of Hilton Head; two daughters, Cynthia Cauthen Mitchener of Charlotte and Claire Cauthen Perrill of Beaufort; her brother, Charles L. Okey Jr. of Rock Hill; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 772 Myrtle Drive after the service.

Memorials may be made to Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church or to the American Red Cross.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Steven Daves
SHELBY, N.C. - Mr. Steven Wayne Daves, 41, of 2404 Daves Drive died Thursday, March 19, 1998, at Carolinas Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Sandy Plains Baptist Church, with the Revs. Cecil Buff, Don McSwain and Jeff Faggart officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Daves was a tree surgeon and the owner of Daves Tree Service. He was a member of Sandy Plains Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Beverly Sue Earle Daves; his son, Steven Daves of the home; his daughter, Kimberly Daves of the home; three brothers, Paul Daves Jr. of Lawndale, and Jack Daves and Dean Daves, both of Shelby; two sisters, Nancy Gettys and Trudy Clary, both of Shelby; and his parents, Paul and Ethel Daves.

Memorials may be made to the Lou Gehrig Foundation (A.L.S. Association), North Carolina Chapter, 1301 N. Salem St., Apex, NC 27502.

Stamey Funeral Home is in charge.

Harold Honeycutt
ROCK HILL - Mr. Harold James Honeycutt, 77, of 337 Ebenezer Ave. died Friday, March 20, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Grandview Memorial Park, with the Rev. Bill Watts officiating.

A York native, Mr. Honeycutt was a member of Oakdale Nazarene Church. He was retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing after 40 years of work.

He was the widower of Lucille Burton Honeycutt.

Surviving are his daughter, Christy Hall of the home; and his brother, Jack D. Honeycutt of the home.

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

Brenda Stroud
KERSHAW - Mrs. Brenda Gale Bennett Stroud, 47, of 4408 Hubert North, Lot 21, Tampa, Fla., died Thursday, March 19, 1998, at Vencor Hospital in Tampa, Fla.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Kershaw City Cemetery, with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating.

Born in Lancaster, Mrs. Stroud was a member of First Baptist Church, Great Falls, and was a computer operator for Pratt-Whitney Air Craft Corp.

Surviving are her son, Anthony C. Stroud of Rock Hill; her mother and stepfather, J. C. and Freida Mae Mitchell Lucas of Kershaw; and her stepbrother, Jimmy R. Lucas of Bethune.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Freida Lucas, 101 W. Welsh St.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Dennis Whitaker
CLOVER - Mr. Dennis Warren Whitaker, 41, of 405 Sumter St. died Friday, March 20, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dale Turner officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Born in Monroe, N.C., Mr. Whitaker was employed by Bethel Lumber Co. in Lake Wylie.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann Hoyle of the home; his son, Dennis Warren Whitaker Jr. of the home; his daughter, Stacey Ann Whitaker of the home; two stepsons, Todd Ebner and Christopher Ebner, both of Clover; his mother, Shirley Simpson Banks of York; his brother, Gary Allen Whitaker of Monroe, N.C.; and his sister, Cathy Cook of Clover.

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

Barbara Funderburk
CHESTER - Mrs. Barbara Norton Funderburk, 73, of 121 Academy St. died Saturday, March 21, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bethel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Will Brown officiating. Burial will be at Westside Cemetery in Lancaster.

A Clinton native, Mrs. Funderburk was a former secretary at Springs Industries' executive offices in Fort Mill. She was a graduate of Lancaster High School and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, where she was church secretary for several years. She was also a Sunday school teacher and member of the choir.

Surviving are her husband, Clyde Funderburk; her son, Fred W. Funderburk of Chester; her daughter, Clyde Ellen Funderburk of Chester; her sister, Geralene Norton Gardner of Satellite Beach, Fla.; and her grandson.

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

Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 751, Chester, SC 29706.

Willie Jackson
YORK - Mr. Willie James "Tony" Jackson, 45, of 210 W. Madison St. died Saturday, March 21, 1998, in Union.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wright Funeral Home.

Etta Logue
EDGEFIELD - Mrs. Etta Lawson Logue, 72, of 12 Harling Road died Saturday, March 21, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mike Hatfield officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Born in Pineville, Ky., Mrs. Logue was a retired school teacher. She was a member of Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church and was past president of the Edgefield Baptist Association Woman's Missionary Union and a Sunday school teacher.

Surviving are her husband, J. Wallace Logue; her son, Kenneth Logue of Idaho Falls, Idaho; three daughters, Sharon Whittle of Edgefield, Delores Weaver of Montreal, Quebec, and Carolyn Logue of Rock Hill; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Collie McCullough
Mr. Collie McCullough, 60, of 320 Barnes St. died Friday, March 20, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

Parker Funeral Home is in charge.

Myra Broome
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Myra Louise Kennington Broome, 38, of 2723 Oakhurst Drive died Saturday, March 21, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rawlinson Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ken Jones and Mr. Bill Crane officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery.

A native of Rock Hill, Mrs. Broome was employed at Dick Kay State Farm Insurance and was a member of Rawlinson Road Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Mike Broome of Rock Hill; her son, Sean Michael Broome of the home; her mother, Mary Lee Kennington of Rock Hill; two brothers, Harold Kennington Jr. and Lane Kennington, both of Rock Hill; and her sister, Sharon Darley of Loganville, Ga.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of Max and Jo Ann Broome, 1344 Robbett Court.

Memorials may be made to Rawlinson Road Baptist Church building fund, 1024 Rawlinson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Frankie McElhannon
Mrs. Frankie Sherer McElhannon, 66, of 237 Marion St. died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Bass Funeral Home.

Christopher Robinson Sr.
FORT LAWN - Mr. Christopher Lynn Robinson Sr., 31, of 4438 Lazy H Road died Friday, March 20, 1998.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Vernon AME Zion Church, with the Rev. J.E. Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Chester County, Mr. Robinson was a member of Mount Vernon AME Zion Church, where he was a former junior usher. He was employed at Carolina Rebar Engineering Co. in Catawba. He was a 1984 graduate of Lewisville High School.

Surviving are his son, Christopher Lynn Robinson Jr. of the home; his companion, Sandra A. Dye of the home; his mother, Francina Robinson of Fort Lawn; his father, Wilbur Williams; three brothers, Charles L. Robinson of Lynn Haven, Fla., John W. Robinson of Pineville, N.C., and James L. Robinson of Richburg; and his sister, Mary Robinson Edwards of Rock Hill; and his maternal grandmother, Viola Gaston Robinson or Fort Lawn.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at King's Funeral Home in Chester, and at other times at the home of his mother, Francina Robinson, 954 Old Nunnery Farm Road, in Fort Lawn.

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

William Scott
ROCK HILL - Mr. William "Bill'' Glenn Scott, 79, of 187 Westminster Towers, formerly of York, died Saturday, March 21, 1998.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Rose Hill Cemetery in York, with the Rev. Tony Grant officiating.

Mr. Scott was a retired U.S. Post Office rural mail carrier and a member of the American Legion. He was elder emeritus of York ARP Church in York and a World War II Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Jane Jenkins Scott of Rock Hill; his son, William "Bill" Glenn Scott Jr. of Rock Hill; his daughter, Jane Scott Sherer of York; his brother, Robert B. Scott of York; his sister, Sarah Scott Alexander of York; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to York ARP Church, 70 N. Congress St., York, SC 29745.

Sims
CHESTER - The infant daughter of Carol E. Sims of 131 Center St. and Charlie Thorpe died Friday, March 20, 1998, at Chester County Hospital.

A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Christian Home Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to her parents are two sisters, Katina Sims and Ashley Sims, both of the home; and her maternal grandparents, Edward and Lula Sims of Chester.

King's Funeral Home is in charge.

Walter Smith
BLACKSBURG - Mr. Walter Jones Smith, 75, of 111 Moore's Road died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, after a lengthy illness.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Canaan United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Roger Dodds and Will Brown officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Cherokee County, Mr. Smith was a retired postal carrier. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the 166th Combat Engineers in the European theater. He received a Presidential Citation. He was on the Cherokee County school board for 28 years, and was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of Canaan United Methodist, where he was on the administrative board, and was church treasurer and historical representative. He was the widower of Lucille Gallman Smith.

Surviving are two sons, Donnie L. Smith and James F. Smith, both of Blacksburg; his daughter, Clara S. Kirby of Blacksburg; three brothers, Carl Smith and John Smith, both of Blacksburg, and Charles Wesley Smith of Smyrna; five sisters, Frances S. Moore of Blacksburg, Doris S. Comer and Margie S. Smarr, both of Hickory Grove, Inez S. Adair of Rock Hill and Mary Ellen S. Rollins of Gaffney; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind, 355 Cedar Springs Road, Spartanburg, SC 29302.

Keli Walden
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Keli Dawn Walden, 19, of 1111 Springdale Road, Apt. 102, died Saturday, March 21, 1998.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge.

Paul White
ROCK HILL - Mr. Paul White of 335 Workman St. died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at his home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Robinson Funeral Home.

Sandra Kay Addis
ROCK HILL - Miss Sandra Kay Addis, 50, of 1724 Madison St. died Monday, March 23, 1998, at Ebenezer Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Patricia Griffith-Fallaw officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of York, Miss Addis was retired from Springs Industries. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Surviving is a sister, Carmen A. Hall of Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2115 Celanese Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Marie Archie
CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Marie Archie, 85, of 4900 Craig Ave. died Monday, March 23, 1998, at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Gethsemane Baptist Church. Burial will be at York Memorial Park.

A native of York County, Mrs. Archie was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church and Easter Star Golden Hue No. 15.

Surviving are her husband, Woodrow Archie; her daughter, Annie Burris of Charlotte; her stepdaughter, Daisy Moore of Greenwood; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Alexander Funeral Home is in charge.

Creola Lowery
ROCK HILL - Ms. Creola Lowery of 376-G McCullough St. died Friday, March 20, 1998, at her home.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Clyde Raymond officiating and the Rev. Napoleon Baxter assisting. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park.

A native of Chester County, Ms. Lowery was a retired employee of Winthrop College and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, where she sang in the hymn choir. She attended Chester County public schools.

Surviving is her sister, Mabel Douglas of Edgemoor.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.

Collie McCullough
ROCK HILL - Mr. Collie Edward McCullough, 61, of 320 Barnes St. died Friday at White Oak Manor.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Red Oak AME Zion Church in Edgemoor, with the Rev. Gary W. Smith officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. McCullough was a native of Edgemoor. He retired from Cone Mills in Pineville, N.C., and was an Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Frances McCullough; his son, Harthaway McCullough of Panama; his daughter, Vickie McCullough of New Jersey; four brothers, Lindsay McCullough and Leon McCullough, both of Edgemoor, Robert V. McCullough of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Rosevelt McCullough; two children whom he reared, Mary Catherine Gilmore of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Brandy Hutchison of Rock Hill; and a grandson, Brandon Hutchison of the home.

The family will receive friends at the home.

The body may be viewed from 2 to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Parker Funeral Home.

The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Frankie McElhannon
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Frankie Sherer McElhannon, 66, of 237 Marion St. died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Tim Mclendon officiating.

Born in York County, Mrs. McElhannon was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. She was a telephone operator for the Rock Hill Telephone Co. for 28 years.

Surviving is her husband, Arthur C. McElhannon.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Bass Funeral Home is in charge.

Ethel Weathers
LAURENS - Ms. Ethel Jenkins Weathers, 85, formerly of Hickory Tavern Community, died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at Meadow Haven Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Center in Rock Hill.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Rabun Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jimmy Hogsed officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

A native of Greenville County, she was employed with Regal Textiles for 31 years. She was a member of Rabun Creek Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She has lived in Rock Hill for the past seven years.

Surviving are her daughter, Joan T. King of Laurens; her son Fred E. "Gene" Weathers of Rock Hill; three sisters, Sarah King and Ida Kellett, both of Fork Shoals; and Connie Boff of Las Vegas; seven grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

The family will be at the home of Debby Ausburn, Pitts Road, Hickory Tavern Community, and will receive friends at the church fellowship hall after the service.

Memorials may be made to the Rabun Creek Baptist Church cemetery fund, Route 1, Box 159, Gray Court, SC 29645.

Kennedy Mortuary is in charge.

Paul White Sr.
ROCK HILL - Mr. Paul White Sr. of 335 Workman St. died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at his home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ebenezer Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charles Woods officiating and evangelist Henrietta King and the Revs. R.H. Brice and Christine McCoy assisting. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

A York County native, Mr. White was a former forklift driver. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and its church choir. He attended York County public schools.

Surviving are two sons, Steven Brice White and Paul White Jr., both of Rock Hill; five daughters, Rosetta Long, Rozenna Hemphill, Marcella Woods, Pearline White and Alene Crawford, all of Rock Hill; four brothers, Leon White of York, Gainwell White of Copperas Cove, Texas, and David White and Frank White, both of Rock Hill; his sister, Frances Anderson of Salisbury, N.C.; 17 grandchildren; and his great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ebenezer Baptist Church and at other times at the home.

The body will be placed in the church at noon Friday.

Robinson Funeral Home is in charge.
 

Eleanor Calaway
CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Eleanor Gray Calaway, 85, of 2616 E. 5th St. died Tuesday, March 24, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greene Funeral Home.

Cole Frase
TEGA CAY - Cole Mitchell Frase, infant son of Russell David and Nancy O' Brien Frase of 17020 Windsong Bay Lane, died Monday, March 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, with Kenneth Spitler officiating.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his brother, Seth Frase of Tega Cay; his sister, Claire Frase of Tega Cay; and his paternal grandparents, Les and Evelyn Berry of Wooster, Ohio.

The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of Lake Wylie Lutheran Church after the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cole Frase Memorial Fund, c/o Lake Wylie Lutheran Church, 2906 West S.C. Highway 160, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home is in charge.

Anthony Gangemi
LANCASTER - Mr. Anthony George "Tony" Gangemi, 73, of 3763 Taxahaw Road died Sunday, March 22, 1998, at Springs Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hartley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Born in New Jersey, Mr. Gangemi was a security guard with U.S. Textiles and was a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the Carolina State Guard.

Surviving are his wife, Ida Mae "Mitzi" Gangemi of the home; three sons, Anthony G. Gangemi Jr. of Cedar Knolls, N.J., Brian O'Brien of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Glenn O'Brien of Newton, N.J.; two daughters, Toni Gangemi Busbin of Summerville, Ga., and Jacqueline Noel Gangemi of Monroe, N.C.; two brothers, Angelo and Michael; his sister, Carolyn; and six grandchildren.

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

Susan Huggins
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mrs. Susan Kimbrell Huggins, 38, of Windsong Bay Lane died Monday, March 23, 1998, in Lincolnton.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, with the Revs. Roger Brown and Benny Green officiating. Burial will be private.

Mrs. Huggins graduated from Indian Land High School in 1977 and was a member of Indian Land Baptist Church. She was a loan officer at SRP Federal Credit Union in Augusta.

Surviving are her husband, Harley Wayne Huggins of Fort Mill; her son, Jeremy W. Huggins of Fort Mill; her parents, Richard L. Kimbrell Sr. and Laura C. Kimbrell, both of Fort Mill; her brother, Richard L. Kimbrell Jr. of Fort Mill; and two sisters, Laurie K. Wilson and Sallie L. Kimbrell, both of Fort Mill.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Whitesell-Wolfe Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of her parents, 8791 Charlotte Highway.

Willie Jackson
YORK - Mr. Willie James "Tony" Jackson, 47, of 210 W. Madison St. died Saturday, March 21, 1998, in Union.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Thursday at Galilee Baptist Church in York, with the Rev. William Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview Memory Gardens.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Ellen Jackson of the home; his mother and stepfather, Catherine Randolph and the Rev. Silas Randolph of York; his son, Antonio Jackson of the home; two daughters, Maytona Jackson of the home and Mitzi Jackson of Charlotte; five brothers, Clarence Jackson and Terry Jackson, both of Greensboro, N.C., Charles Henderson of Rahway, N.J., Kenneth Jackson of Columbia, and Willie Jackson Jr. of Burksville, Ky.; two sisters, Gail Jackson of Greensboro, N.C., and Michelle Jackson of Gastonia, N.C.; his grandfather, Willie Jackson Sr. of York; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Wright Funeral Home.

Carrie Little
ROCK HILL - Mrs. Carrie Lou Ross Little, 85, formerly of Charlotte, died Monday, March 23, 1998, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hankins & Whittington Funeral Home in Charlotte, with the Revs. Thomas C. Pietila and Jim Missick officiating. Burial will be at Sharon Memorial Park.

Born in Pelzer, Mrs. Little was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Order of Eastern Star and Commonwealth United Methodist Church where she was in the Methodist Women and the church choir.

She was the widow of Bryce T. Little.

Surviving are her son, Barry R. Little of Rock Hill; her daughter, Rosanne Patrick of Boynton Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Elizabeth R. Hair and Lavinia R. Maw, both of Columbia; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Westminster Towers, and other times at the home of her son, 2637 Cole Creek Lane.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the orphanage or charity of one's choice.

Jack Rorie 
MONROE, N.C. - Mr. Andrew Jackson "Jack'' Rorie, 71, died Monday, March 23, 1998, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, with Bishop Derek Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Lakeland Memorial Park.

Born in Union County, N.C., Mr. Rorie was a retired printer.

Surviving are his wife, Marceleen Lefler Rorie of Monroe; his son, Dennis A. Rorie of Rock Hill; two daughters, Connie Yarbrough and Amanda S. Rorie, both of Monroe; two brothers, Ed Rorie and Ted Rorie, both of Monroe; his sister, Doris Long of Albemarle; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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

Memorials may be made to Latter-Day Saints missionary fund, c/o Dennis Rorie, 700 E. Sunset Drive, Monroe, NC 28112.

Samuel Springs Jr.
COWARD - Mr. Samuel Edward Springs Jr., 74, died Tuesday, March 24, 1998, at his home.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lee Cemetery.

Born in Florence County, Mr. Springs was a retired carpenter and a member of Faith Holiness Church in Scranton. He was past master of Robert Burns Masonic Lodge No. 337, a former volunteer chief of South Lynches Fire Department and a World War II Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Missouri McKnight Springs of Coward; his son, Samuel Edward "Sammy" Springs III of Olanta; two daughters, Patricia O'Neal of Coward and Susan Turner of Fort Mill; three sisters, Ada Mae Davis of Hemingway, Harriett Parnell of Waycross, Ga., and Edna Wallace of Port Neches, Texas; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Brockington Funeral Home in Lake City.

Keli Walden
ROCK HILL - Miss Keli Dawn Walden, 19, of 1111 Springdale Road died Saturday, March 21, 1998.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Sunset Memorial Park in Evansville, Ind., with the Revs. Randall Slavens and Wayne Hurt officiating.

An Evansville, Ind., native, Miss Walden was a member of St. James United Methodist Church and was involved in cross country races in high school.

Surviving are her daughter, Alessandra Schriefer of the home; her father, Tom Walden of Newburgh, Ind.; her mother, Betty Pease of Rock Hill; her stepfather, William Pease of Rock Hill; her brother, Ryan Walden of Evansville, Ind.; her stepbrother, Michael Pease of Rock Hill; and her stepsister, Debra Coleman of Evansville, Ind.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Alexander West Chapel in Evansville, Ind.

Greene Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

William Vinson
CAMDEN - Mr. William Perry Vinson, 95, of 3320 Baron DeKalb Road died Monday, March 23, 1998, at Kershaw County Medical Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Cauthen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Rivers officiating. Burial will be at Bethany Baptist Church cemetery in Westville.

Born in Kershaw, Mr. Vinson was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church and was a farmer.

Surviving are two sons, the Rev. Frank G. Vinson of Davidson, N.C., and David P. Vinson of Westville; six daughters, Ruth V. Graham and Rachel Clyburn, both of Camden, Mary Nelson of Elgin, Margie Twitty of Lexington, and Esther V. Deese and Martha Mabry, both of West Columbia; his brother, Baxter Vinson of Kershaw; 25 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home and at other times at the home of David Vinson, 4137 Damascus Church Road, Westville.

Memorials may be made to Springdale Health Care Center, Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020.


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